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The photo was taken by J. E. Grinstead, who was the publisher of the Kerrville Mountain Sun. The photo was captioned in a much later issue of that paper: "This proud group of hunters pose beside the last bear that was killed in Kerr County, and the hunt took place in the summer of 1904. It seems the bear had developed a fondness for fresh pork, so Bruno Schwethelm rounded up neighbors and chased the animal for over three miles before he was cornered and shot. Left to right are Henry Karger, Bruno Schwethelm (who shot the bear), Walter Karger, Edgar Doebbler, and Otto Schwethelm. The picture was taken by J. E. Grinstead beside the Favorite Saloon...."
The Favorite Saloon is now owned by the Rectors, and is the home of Hill Country Living, in the 700 block of Water Street in downtown Kerrville.
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