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Latest Steady Steps Collectible Ornament Features Cowboy Statue
Wednesday, October 3, 2007 • Posted October 3, 2007

During the last six years, Steady Steps has made a tradition of producing an annual collectible Christmas ornament featuring a Mason landmark. Prior years have displayed images of the courthouse, Fort Mason, the Odeon Theater, the Seaquist Home, etc. This year, the Trail Driver statue on the courthouse lawn is featured.

The ornament will be on sale during the Gem of the Hill Country 10K craft show, around the square on Saturday. It will then go on sale at various retailers around the area later in the month.

The following is the text on the statue.

The Cattlemen, Cowboys, and Drovers of Mason County

June 6, 1986

Contributions in the name of the following were received:

Fritz J. Lehmberg

W. Philipp Eckert

H. Seymour Wood

Elgin O. Kothmann

John Stanton Capps, Sr.

Christoph Leifeste

J.D. Eckert

John W. Gamel

William J. Mogford

Wilkes R. Bode

Anna Martin

Friedrich George Schmidt

Charles Kettner

Conrad Pluenneke

F.W. Schmidt

Daniel Hoerster

Alexander Durst

Ernst Jordan

David Crockett Polk

Marion Luther Miller

John Ernest Jordan

Peter Jordan

L.B. Eckert

Herman Zesch

S.B. Capps, Sr.

Conrad Leifeste

Hugo R. Reichenau

John Brandenberger

Johann Melchior Bauer

Wilhelm Geistweidt

Erv Hamilton

Charlie John Durst

John Henry Geistweidt

Chas. Kothmann

Dan P. Hasse

Frank Brandenberger

Daniel Jordan, Sr.

William Leifeste

Frank Geistweidt

Heinrich Friedrich Kothmann

William S. Kidd

J.W. White, Sr.

James Brandenberger

Henry Hoerster, Sr.

Heinrich G. Leifeste

Alf Reeves

Henry Julius Behrens

John Durst, Sr.

Samuel Branson Capps

Jim L. Behrens

Gottlieb Brandenberger

Gottlieb Durst

John Schuessler

WM. Lehmann

Richard J. Durst

Albert C. Loeffler

Adolph Eckert

Heinrich Conrad Pluenneke

Adolph Albert Reichenau

John Jacob Wilhelm

Emil Durst

Alfred W. Kensing

Samuel Logan Fleming

Dietrich Kothmann

August Brockman, Sr.

Otto von Donop, Sr.

Eugene Zesch

Herman Schuessler

William Schmidt

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