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.