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+ COMMUNmf Hays Free Press June 10, 2015 Page 2C BROWN Willie Belle Brown entered Heaven's gates on Thursday evening, June 4, 2015, sur- rounded by fam- ily and friends at Legend Oaks in Kyle. She was bom September 25, 1923, in Beeville, Texas. After meeting and mar- rying the love her life in Corpus Christi, she and Captain "Brownie" Brown eventually settled in Rockport/Fulton where they raised three children: Joe, Debbie and Patricia. Even after the loss of her husband and two of her children, Willie Belle re- mained a faithful member of First Baptist Church of Rockport. She also enjoyed hosting parties and din- ners for friends and family, visiting her grandchildren, and spending time in her garden, a place she loved dearly. In 2006, she relocated to Central Texas to be closer to family. She was strong, independent and always had a joyful heart. Those near always loved her and her sharp wit. She is survived by her daughter, Patricia Porter- feld, and husband Brian, daughter-in-law, Donna Brown; and four grand- children, Andrea, Amber, Jarret and Amanda. She was preceded in death by her loving husband Brownie, daughter Debbie and son Joe. A Celebration of Life will be held on Friday, June 12, 11 a.m. at Legend Oaks Healthcare and Rehabilita- tion Kyle, Texas. Jonathan Leftwich, Pastor of Fel- lowship Church at Plum Creek,, will officiate. In lieu of flowers, dona- tions inWillie's Belle name can be made to Fellowship Church at Plum Creek, 160 Grace St. Kyle, Texas 78640. Baylor University in Waco conferred degrees on more than 2,300 graduates during spring commencement exercises May 15-16 in the Ferrell Center on the Baylor campus. The following area students received degrees: KYLE Abigail D'Ann Humphrey, BS in Family & Consumer Sciences, Child and Family Studies Nicole Elizabeth Williamson, Bachelor of Arts, Speech Communication BUDA Audrey Elizabeth Joseph, Bachelor of Arts, Communication Sciences and Disorders Marcus Alexander Lakes, Bachelor of Arts, Film and Digital Media Miguel Fidel Ldpez, Bachelor of Arts, Spanish Alexandra Christine Trowbridge, Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Nursing SAN MARCOS Kelsey Lee Henry, Education Specialist, School Psychology Megan Blanks of Buda, Texas, was named to Eastern New Mexico University's Dean's List for the spring 2015 semester. To be eligible for the Dean's List, a student must complete a minimum of 15 credit hours with a GPA between 3.25 and 4.00. Texas History: Colonists butt heads with bully Continued from pg. 1C ,11 + rise in the local crime rate on the Mexican remedy for overcrowded jails. The inhabitants warmly welcomed the commanding officer as a fellow American but soon came to curse the day they laid eyes on him. Criticism of the troops' shameful conduct and all other protests were dismissed by the arrogant colonel, who was reviled as a traitor and hated with a passion. Bradburn jumped into the middle of the slavery controversy in early 1832 by taking in two run- away slaves. Refusing to release the pair to Patrick Jack and William B. Travis, attorneys for their Loui- siana owner, he defiantly added the fugitives to his roster. The plot thickened in April and May, when Bradburn refused to hand over for trial two soldiers accused of attempted rape. Pat- rick Jack responded to this infuriating intran- sigence with the creation of a citizens militia. A phony note claiming the Louisi- ana slave master was on his waywith 100 armed support- ers to re- cover his 1824. property threw the colonel into a panic. Learning Travis was responsible for the false alarm, Bradburn locked the lawyer and his partner Jack in the guardhouse. William Jack, Patrick's brother, sought the help of Stephen E Austin, but the sage of San Felipe was on a mission to Mexico. Without the empressario's reasoned restraint, the young firebrand mobilized the militants of the community, Augmented by contingents from Liberty, Harrisburg and Brazoria, an instant army on Jun. 26 pushed the Mexican remained in 130 strong headed for province to the brink. A Texas. Anahuac. relief column en routeTravis and Jack were Bradburn sent his to Anahuac with artillery freed, and Col. Bradburn cavalry to intercept and reinforcements resigned his command. the ragtag band on defeated the Mexican Although still on active Jun. 9, 1832, but the force at the port. Events duty during the Lone Star horse soldiers chose seemed to be spiralingRevolution, the infamous capitulation over out of control, and expatriate saw no action combat. The next day, full-blown hostilitiesagainst his old enemies the confident colonists appeared inevitable, and died of natural entered the tiny town. To the Texans' rescue causes six years after the Following a fruitless came the Mexican Battle of San Jacinto. peace parley, the two fondness for civil war. sides spent the 10th and Another violent power Bartee welcomes your 1 lth taking potshots struggle suddenly comments and questions at each other. Serious erupted and like an at haile@pdq.net or P.O. negotiations on the 12th irresistible magnet Box 152, Friendswood, produced a cease-fire attracted the troops to TX 77549 and invites you and an agreement. If the interior. By August to visit his web site at the Anglo-Americans not a single uniformedbarteehaile.com. withdrew to Turtle Bayou and released the 19 cavalrymen, Bradburn promised to turn loose his prisoners. But on the morning of the 13th, the colonel reneged, and a full-scale skirmish The Texans whiled away the hours by drafting the Turtle Bayou Resolutions, which contained a laundry list of complaints against Bradburn and a pledge of allegiance to the democratic constitution of glance to ensued with both camps sustaining casualties. Recogniz- ing the urgent need for more firepower, the rebels retreated to the bayou and sent to Brazoria for a cannon. The Tex- ans whiled away the hours by drafting the Turtle Bayou Resolu- tions, which contained a laun- dry list of complaints against Bradburn and a pledge ofalle- the democratic constitution of 1824. Heads cleared, adrenalin ebbed and the insurgents paused long enough to consider the consequenc- es of their actions. Would the Anahuac incident provoke Mexican retaliation? The thousand government troops stationed around Texas and another 700 at Matamoros could easily annihilate the Anglo- Americans. 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