Today in Austin History

February 11, 2012 § Leave a comment

Austin Centinel, February 11, 1841

We noticed, a few days since, a fellow dashing about with a huge Bowie knife protruding from his bosom. We advise him to exchange this weapon for a corn cob; he will find the latter much lighter and convenient to wear, than a Bowie knife, and just as useful in respectable society.


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