The Pecos Enterprise and Pecos Times (Pecos, Tex.), Vol. 42, No. 52, Ed. 1 Friday, August 10, 1923 Page: 2 of 8
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THE PECOS ENTERPRISE AND TIMES: FRIDAY, AUGUST 10, 1923
All communj cations concerning radio
should be addressed to The Radio Editor,
Pecos Enterprise, Pecos* Texas.
Coel, Wood, Kindling aad
Without a Scratch
world? asks the Sunday Express, of Lou*
don. It answers the query itself by giv-
ing a list at the heed of which b Henry
Ford whose fortune b estimated at $500,-
000,000. John D. Rockefeller comes next
with $450,000,000; Andrew W. Mellon, sec-
retary of the treasury, is tlgird with $150,-
000,000, and then follow the Dhke of
Westminster, Sir Basil Zaheroff, Hugo
Stinnes, Percy Rockefeller, Baron H. Mit-
sui, Baron H. Iwasaki and the Gaekwai
of Baroda, each with $100,000,000.
James B. Duke, the tobacco king; Geo,
F. Baker, of the First National Bank of
New York, and T. B. Walker, the Min-
neapolis timber landowner, the Express
says, might be added to the list, since
they all have fortunes estimated at $100,-
000,000, while there are at least three other
Indian rulers whose fortunes probably ex-
ceed this amount.
. The Rothschilds, Guggenheims. Vander-
bilts, Weyerhousers, and the Asters, says
the writer, do not appear because theirs
are family fortunes. The Rothschild
wealth has been estimated at from $250,-
000.000 to $500,000,000 and that of the
As tors at from $100,000,000 to $500,000.-
Henry Ford b possibly the richest man
in all history, the paper declares. He
has a net business income of more than
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blind, easy-going optimism. If material
ism be accepted, the pessimist baa the
advantage of the optimist logically.
To this point Dr. Van Dyke speaks
ffl-H poibici'i'’ when be says: “Pessimism
exudes from fatalism Itkr sepia' from the
cuttle fish. What could be more dispirit
ing than to doubt the reality of all ef-
fort, to deny the possibility of self con
quest and triumph over circumstances, to
find heroism an illusion and virtue a
dream? What could break the spring of
life more completely than to fad that our
feet are tangled in a net whose metha
were woven by our ancestors, and for them
by tailless apes, and for than by gliding
amphibians, and for them by gliding
worms, and for them by ciliated fervw.
and for them by aramhe, and for them b'
God knows what.”
Against tins benumbing fatalism, which
Carlyle called the “gospel of dir*,” the
Christian ministry should sound loud and
oiear the glad, liberating redemption that
the Christ has wrought for a sir.-enslaved
race, and has said to all men: “If the
Son, therefore, shall raaks you free, ye
shall be free indeed ”
A BILUON-DOLLAR COMPANY
The hUliea-doilar corporation is here.
It it a telephone corporation. It came
without much noise and has been accepted
with complacency by the average Ameri-
can. The trumpets didn’t fanfare nor the
brass sound when the American Telephone
and Telegraph Company recently told the
public that it proposed to increase ite
capital stock to one billion dollars, hi
building a picture of industrial life an
lived in America today a consideration oil
means of communication is not merely tan
, portent, it is imperative. Forty-five yean
ago the idea of transmitting the hunts*
voice over a wire was incubating. The
mere prophecy that billions of* dollar
would be spent in the evolution of that
idea would have stirred die ehtcker-barrel
ATTORNEY AT LAP
MIST NATIONAL BANK BUILDING
7:30 pi m.—Final sport summary.
(Saturday and Sunday nights observed
as silent and 9:30 period omitted on these
(Musical program* discontinued Aug. 1
to Sept. 17. 7:30 and 9:30 p. m. concerts
resumed Sept 17.) _
THE COWMANS’ PRAYER
Lord, we’ve been trying to do our best.
Have worked like hell nor stopped to rest;
Our dogies swan to fade erway.
As we ride tlbe range each day
Sich little things, dear Lord, please show
Ftsed, they need, to grow.
UTILITY INDUSTRY IS
UNIQUELY AD VERT! SABLE
The public utility industry ife an invi-
tation to the best brains in advertising,
said B. J. Mallaney, of the People’s- Gas
Light and Coke Company of Chicago, ad-
dressing the advertising convention in At-
“In every respect—dollar mark iapor-
ATTORNEY AT LAW
mb Pecos Vallkv Stavk Baxk
Them uierey, _
They ain’t wiith much in cash, but I
Shore hate to see ’em starve art’ die.
I’d have the measles, flu or mumps
To pit them dog;ies outen the dumps.
Three years we’ve had so diy and bare
That bones lie bleaching everywhere.
Poor mothers helpless stand and see
Their babies die! Lord, can’t it be
That punishment, if that is due,
Can’t a>me tome other way from you?
Fur Uttle or phant calves shore bring
The tears sometimes, ami anything
That’s hungry' hurts the heart o! me.
Td give them food, were 1 but Thee.
Of course, us cot/men all are bust
Just let the freight and pickers, too,
That is our lot, and seems we must
Take all our stuff, no blame to you.
We’ve managed bad, we know it now.
•H! Institutional advertising to lead
background and support, to the other
“Advertising should rank as a major
item of utility company activity and to
legitimate operating expense, recognizable
as sock along with cost of maieriah and
Today, the city clubman, who evolved
from the corner-grocery forum, discnaaoi
the subject casually. “Of course it warn
bound to come,” be says, and lets it go si
that; a few editorial writers have men-
tioned it, but there has been no gasping;
no one is dased and yet it’s doubtful if
one person in a thousand realizes tbs
enormousness of a billion in money. Glori-
fication of lucre is not the object here
but just the same, a billion dollars can not
fly around without attracting attention.
The telephone business is a very youn^
business. The first man who ever spoke
WILL YOU FOLLOW THE CROWD
AND GET WHAT IS LEFT OR
WILL YOU LEAD THE CROWD*
AND GET WHAT YOU
4o the from by
While profiteers and slackers, too
Played Judas’ game with us and you.
Now Lord, I’ve never learned to pray.
But we need help. There’s hell to pay.
—Mrs. »L P. CHAPMAN.
Buena Vista Ranch, Yucca, Arizona.
You will sever \
following the crowt
dency to wait aad
fellow is going to <
follower. You will
long at you do thin Success requires
H you knew where you could go and
dig up a can of gold, wouldn’t you grab
a spade? You can get something better
at the Tyler Commercial College—* Cash*
which was the son of God.”
Is it quite consistent to reduce to
over the telephone was living a few month*
ago, The first man who ever heard a
spoken word over the telephone is stilJ
living. Its history has not acquired the.
obscurity of a remote past.—James E.
Lundy in the “Elks Magazine.”
GOVERNMENT WAKES UP
Having cope to the conclusion that
there are T*jt enough telephones in use
in Great Britain,, the government is pre-
paring to alandon its attitude of indif-
ference in tile 'matter of telephone sub-
scribers and run its telephone business
along lines ssuaQy adopted by go-ahead
private companies. In otlasr words, the
Post Office its going to canvass prsyeon
for the tele phone. Although details of
the telephone business drive by the gov-
ernment hay i not yet been officially is-
sued, it is anderstood that a door-to-door
canvass of householders will be inaugurat-
ed. I » ,.
Persuasive, intelligent young men are
now being appointed, it is said, who will
call on people who have not telephones
and explain to them the benefits they are
miming. Accor ling to the Postmaster-
General’s secretary, the post office in fu-
ture will eodeaior to sell telephones ex-
actly in the same way that any other busi-
ness firm sells its goods.
myth Adam at one end of this chain and
retain Jesus as a real historic person at
Luke, the beloved physician compare with
the following chain wrought out by
Hssckel, the rank ami atheistical follower
of Darwin: “Monera begat Ammba, Am
*ba begat Syn-amssha, Syn-amoeba begat
Ciliated Larva, Ciliated Larva begat rri-
meval Stomach Animals, Primeval Stomach
Animals begat Gliding Worms, Gliding
Worms begat Soft Worms, Soft Worms
begat Sack Worms, Sack Worms begat
Skullless Animals, SkulUetts Animals be-
gat Single-nostrilled Animals, Single-nos-
tril led Animals begat Primeval Fish, Pri-
meval Fish begat Mud Fish, Mud Fish
begat Gil led Amphibians, Gilled Amphib-
ians begat Tailed Amphibians, Tailed Am-
phibians begat Primeval Ammota, Prime-
val Ammota begat Primary Mammals,
Primary Mammals begat Pouched Animals,
Pouched Animals begat Semi-Apes, Semi-
Apes begat Tailed-Apes, Tailed-Apes be-
gat Man-like Apes, Man-like Apes begat
Ape-lffce Men, and Ape-like Men begat
What a descent was there, my country-
men! They you and I fell down when
bloody tails of apelike ancestors floumh-
INVEST IN NEWSPAPER
ADVERTISING TO ITS
The National Association of Credit Men
have made the announcement that of
16,000 mercantile failures in 1921, 90
per cent, or 14,000, did not advertise.
It is not claimed that if these 14,000
people had advertised they would have all
It is highly Significant, however, that
spon as you graduate, with a sure chance
fhr advancement. A business training is
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Remember, it 'takes ACTION. Look
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for you if you are prepared to grasp the
opportunities. A thorough course of Short-
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we have done for thousands of others and
can do for you. We also teach by corre*-
ag the IfeedL
only one failure in ten was an advertiser.
It is also a well known fact that tire
big, successful merchants are big adver-
tisers and that the advertising program
developed step by step from the early
beginning. Real success comes in reali-
zation of vision—a mental picture of *n
One of tbe greatest aids to attainment
of a great goal for a merchant is to
master * the principles of advertising in
the outset.—Uvalde Leader.
Ladies calling cards neatly print-
SEPH A. DANIEI
TAN HORN, TEXAS
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Would the coal chtrte?
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