The Aspermont Star (Aspermont, Tex.), Vol. 31, No. 39, Ed. 1 Thursday, March 28, 1929 Page: 3 of 4
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~J by conuue-.v
v „ to. Beinrtd Nic
«f tfe* teua Business Rc>
monthly by the Bureau of
Reaeerch et the University of Texas.!
*'TJnre wertf*but 86 bankruptcies
during FebYtiary,. the fewest for that
month since 1920, when but 31 were
reported," Mr. Nichols said. "Liabil-
ities of the ?5 bankrupt companies
totaled $573,000, compared to liab'li-
ties of $1(776,000 reporter by the 5'.'
defaulting companies In February of
last year. In January, 61 fading
companies, with liabilities involving
liui^oo, were reported. While a
decrease in tho number of failures
from January to February is to be ex-
pected, the drop this year is larger
of $86,000. It hr ucat,
phones, and hot
Word comeH from Del Rio of a new;
dam to be built on Devil's River to
huv© n .Storage capacity of 8,460 feet
Permission to use water to the ex-
tent of 550 cubic feet per second for
generation of hydro-electric pov or
goes with the permit. The other
dam is completed and lias been in uae
for some time.
University News Service.
Where "the fire of talent smoul-
der*." It usually bursts into flame and
Cmdo Lady Tells How She
Wt Unable To Find Any-
tUag to Relieve Then
Uatil She Took Cardui.
Oendo, W. Va.—In telling: liow sha
was benefited by talcing Cardul, Mrs.
FerUe Yelkey, of this place, says:
"At one time, X had a very serious
spell which left me weak. At times,
X'would suffer such Intense pains
•cross my back and in my -side Uiat
X could hardly stand it.
1 endured this over and over
Two miles of gravel base of the
; Highway No. 7 have been laid near
[ Sweetwater. Work has started at
j the Coke county lino arid the crews
| are working, northward. A gravel'
base 11 inches deep has been rolled to
about 8 inches.
A prize winning pen of ringlet Rar-
red Rocks chickens has been purchas-
ed by a Dalhurt poultryman. The
pen cost $85.00 and won first honors
at the Madison Square Poultry Show
in New York. The formation of n
poultry show in Dalhai t recently has
aroused considerable interest in
has arrived and bue .
at cost. Dwarf maize
Texas Blaclchull knffir, and mltop
sumac was Included in the shipment
An ornamental lighting system is
being installed along the main thoM
oughfare of Brady's residence street*
All important streets in North and
South Brady will share in the new
system of illumination which is being
done by thti Brady Water and Light
I'lainview is building lip. The
new Hilton Hotel will bring the sky-
iiriv. from four stories to eight.
Montgomery Ward, J. C. Penny
and other well known companies are
building in the town, and permanent
buildings are being erected for the
Panhandle Plains Second Annual
It takes a long time for an idea to
sink through the human skull.
Every time the pains were
worse than before.
"I was In despair because nothing
helped me. I tried several reme-
dies, but I continued to suffer.
"One day, I read about Cardul.
Other women told how they had
strong and well after taking
I have often been thankful for
that day, for after I liad taken Car-
dul for awhile, 1 felt like a different
"It did not seem possible, but I
did not suffer the old, torturing
and X really felt. well. I can
recommend Cardul, for 1
much X improved after
X took It. Sinco then, I liave token
it several times when 1 have needed
a tonic, and X have always been
benefited. It is a wonderful help."
All good druggists sell Cardul.
Try It for your troubles. nc-jog
■ SOLD in :
g mi YANT-LINK CO.
■ ASPRRMONT, TEXAS
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HEW FORD FACTS
f ead This Letter
MONTGOMERY WARD & COMPANY
Ft. Worth, Texas
I.eveille-Maher Motor Company
Attention Mr. Edw R Maher
Answering your letter of February 10th, we are pleased to give, you the
information you have requested with reference to our Model "A" Ford test car.
Complete data is at this time available only up to the end of January, inasmuch as
February operating costs have not as yet been compiled.
At the end of January the car had been run .110,214 miles at n cost of $.01511
rer vvle, including e;as, oil, grease and repairs. Our total cost of operating the car,
cxcept tires, including depreciation, insurance, drivers' salaries, accessories, tire and
tube repars, etc., per mile is $.04378, making a total cost per mile of $.05885).
Inasmuch as the car is used for testing purposes and experimental work en-
tirely, we do not include the cost of tires in figuring operating costs of the car.
Naturally, inasmuch as many of the tires were experimental, the mileage obtained
has varied considerably. However, on standard Riverside construction we ore ob-
tainin;-: an average of 20,000 miles or more per tire. This we feel is an exception-
ally good record inasmuch as the car is traveling almost twenty-four hours per day
and frequently at rather high speed.
Yours very truly,
MONTGOMERY WARD & COMPANY
(Signed) B. R. Prall
Automobile Tire Department
year endeu ..
ed Kingdom was w.,
for fresh and canned apple* .
from this country, white (Wmuny wat,
the largest market for dried apples.
"Over 93,000 cars of apples were
shipped by rail from the producing
areas to markers in this country dur-
ing this same year. Distribution
within the United States was wide-
spread, apples from the Northwest
reaching uil of the states, while those
from the Eastern and Central states
reached practically the entire territo-
ry east of the Rocky Mountains.
"Figures covering the 06 most im-
portant markets in the country show
that apples from the state of Wash-
ington reached all of these markets,
those from Oregon reached 55, and
those from Idaho 84, In view of the
long hauls involved, the distribution
of apples from the Western states is
significant. Apples from Washing-
ton, Oregon and Idaho, in many in-
stances, traveled over 2,500 miles to
market. This is further emphasized
when it is realized that apples from
the state of Washington predominat-
ed in New York City, the entire
width of the United States separating
the origin and destination points.
This wide distribution of apples
shows conclusively that freight rates
do not restrict their movement.
"Prices of apples at all phases of
the marketing process fluctuated con-
tinuously during the past three years.
Fluctuations were often pronounced, j
with wide daily, weekly, monthly and
seasonal ranges in the prices paid to
the growers and in the wholesale and
"The spread or difference between
the low arid high prices was often sev-
eral times the freight rate on a box,
bushel or barrel of apples from pro-
ducing areas to market. The differ-
ence between the low and high price
at New York City for apples produced
in the state of Washington during the
1927-28 season was .$2.00 per box.
and at Chicago there was a difference"
of $2.8:1 per box. This spread at New
York in the daily average prices of
Washington apples was about two and
three-fourths times the freight rate
o«i a box of apples Shipped from any
point in Washington, while the spread
of $2.83 per box at Chicago was about
three and three-fourths times the
freight rate. The ratio to freight
rates of the spread in prices of indi-
vidual sales was still greater. As
freight rates were practically un-j
As aii ..
gren died enroute.
reuched safety and are ahv* .
Captain Zappi said, "Dr. Ma'
suffered mentally far more thu i or
Mariano. If we had had the same un-
derstanding as the Doctor, we too
would undoubtedly have shared his
Simple words and well worth pon-
While it is well to plan before un-
dertaking any new adventure, it is
possible, like Malmgren, to look too
far ahead. Malmgren, due to his ex-
perience in the past, could not see u
possible chance for rescue—could not
imagine the deliverance that saved his
companions. He was a brainier man
than either one. lie knew it. They
felt it. He could create too many
mental bugaboos. They could not.
They could only trudge on arid hope.
As a matter of fact, the little party
of three met obstacles and terror?
that even Malmgren could not have
foreseen. But the two who survived
arid struggled on met succor and help
that Malmgren had not forecast
Isn't it the same way in business-
and for that matter in life? If th-
founder of even a peanut stand coalt'
pierce the veil and see how many
bumps he was destined to g<''. before
ho turned the profit-corner he would
probably throw up the sponge. If
any man at the beginning i f hi
career, or at the time he buys a farm
or when he gets married uu Id have
the sibyl's ;:ift and see Ua coning
years unroll, he youid nevei want to
It often best liot to know too
much, but to trudge on like Zappi and
Mariano, hoping. Oft-- i around the
comer awaits unseen, unsuspected re-
lief. It is not given 'o mortal to see
the future. They err when they at-
Clan the best v:r. Umi you ';now,
make every effort to take e.iie of sus-
pected dangers, but. remember that
progivss always embbraces a certain
amount of gamble.
Don't be IOI 'Vim
Civil Practice Only
Specialty—Examining and Perfect!**
OFFICE FIRST NAT'L BANK
H. F. Grindstaff T. E. Knigbt
Grindstaff & Knight
ATTORNE * S-AT-LAW
Jewelry & Victrolas
WATCH & JEWELRY
MAIL VOUR ORDERS
McMahon Jewelry Co.
No. 479,1. O. O. F.
Meets every Saturday night at
":30 o'clock. Degree work.
Members and visitors are cordially
B.C. Sherrod, N. G.
Joe Anderson, Sec'y.
Of all the weaknesses, the worst,
the most dangerous, is fear.
Chas. F. Gibson
eAMY lAr"iS MAWnXD' BE:
JUNK IS -
bring Hf'/MSt w/c.' 5
SAVr r: j: > and lav oft
csc '• •• •!'■-)? -rs
701b- at $M-$11 HOperheac
LATE LAMBS MARKETED IN
LATE SUMMER OR EARLY FALL
vc lower r'h'/c rs
use MORE !-ViD and laboff
K'COMe wrrsno with stomach how«
I, /i Tt pa.', T< IRES USiJA 11 r a ww
SO lb. at $1352 =
$I08S per head
SIARS> OtOOCH Art«iCULTU«At WUNOATION
iu< in<> <:iii Uc niit'.le iioiii laiiiOs prinliii-wl i> iin'ai lluek it llie) *re
inmki'fed before ibe middle of June, suite* Hie Sj-nrs-ltoi-buck A«rle«!iarnl
i'tiniHbitlon They ttliouhl Im- sold hi w nntiiff lime when three to IK ' inontli
ef Ntti* while tliey ntlll carry their 'a.Ilk" fHt.
l.nMtti> <ol«l before lite middle of lime wetghlim «f« to 75 poundx, wilt
uminu. hrlnu kii<t•• per head than the* could ! • sold for at nny later Hint-
no twitter how much longer lh«>>* niv he|>l >o- how taueh feed Is iiwil In
carrying them to greater welaht. Till i« t«
Wetvihtnit not over i oural.* und te i-ntise
mrtla« in early Mimaier. when the train ri
future t.euln to iIihiiI the tnat'kel In r> .*ent \
' i |lO! loo I
i. aii- time
Stonewall Lodge No. 704
A. F. & A. M.
Regular meeting nights on Thun-
day night on or before the full moon
in each month. All Master Monona
are cordially invited to attend.
T. N. Abbott, W. M.
J. R. Higgins, Sec.
McCrary & McCrarJ'
Eye, Ear, Nose, Throat
and Dental Clinic
UP-TO-DATE OFFICE And
MODERN X-RAY EQUIPMENT
Second Floor Walker Bldg.
Bad titles perfected
Consolidated Abstract Co.
Office Court Houae.
Palace Barber Shop
use ilie market i>re'f<>N Im-uI>>
H i« always decline <bar|il)
ft'nia the Mini Iwll and the
-. this decline has been from
-wla *.« curly :t* Kapler ilm<-
to s* (i"i tmmlred potmds
|. -•• lirid,:;!:' ,-|« Id.rh Ms I
r« t u i itseliinu I hi- lamiis at «i. ah, time .*<•« in;
(or the hreedini! tlnek. and rl\ tin' i roiltieer the u i
l.nnilis held beyond tM> si: may even lone wel In i
In,I Mint lift dry I'iis.Miren and : .irtleulirl.v tieeauw tl *
With *iniii:ii'li Worm* S"me n, - v la> to i through ills i-
T I t):lV I lilt' • rin i!> I'"- , t.,i'l lltlHlllf the -|i-
((itini'fil III i'i f>ninr> 'ii i««'l) Mart'b the Fouiio i> i,
weailai may t " ii-s- f;tv>ir*Mi- < i ihut time, tl e fartie'i
liftii ii> he Ian !■< the i w<>. tmifl he- well N to provide an Hi |>h mill!
Ifiiw :::>n - - ii tlx lnliih iirti n feu w'eeli^ old. h VriH'|i' «w *|ieehu pen
tiM aid h- |tin\ nii-d where il > * can l.i. «<*«l (rraln nn«l line My wtmrnte frmn
iii dnm* VVtiiUV i!m *r,.^«. Mart* th#* will he to make
•f.<Ml*e U«e < • •« .
I'wrtut-rn !•««• ranch «rr«M liOut u4 wto INMI* mUlM to grw*
fMlln «nd It hHtof to r lM Ii
iiles the tnig'-i -t«i
'i<itv«« imvri- oi'hui
: '-U inone> sminei
nis«' of weiinlnst
.iMiyi'j. i,v d-iK-
i he.v *iiiniifi In
'.t,v* Wldlc rIn-
eNI« d«VOt<' 'itoi'e
For first class barber
Ladies and chiklrens
work a specialty.
W. E. Pyeatt, Pnpk
M O N E Y
Federal Land Bnk
Money at 6
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Guest, Margaret E. The Aspermont Star (Aspermont, Tex.), Vol. 31, No. 39, Ed. 1 Thursday, March 28, 1929, newspaper, March 28, 1929; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth126585/m1/3/: accessed November 16, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Stonewall County Library.