The Graham Leader (Graham, Tex.), Vol. 36, No. 7, Ed. 1 Thursday, September 28, 1911 Page: 4 of 12
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We have the best Loan connections of any firm doing business in the State,
and are prepared to make Loans for from $300.00 to $5,00000 on short notice
and on the very best of terms We do our own inspecting. Our charges are
reasonable. If yon want to sell yjur Vendors Lien notes, if you want to have
your present loan extended, or if you want to borrow money on your land, it
will pay you to see us
We write Fire and Tornado Insurance on town property and farm houses.^.If
* you own a house worth $400.00 or more, you cannot afford to go without
I Insurance, for tonight may be yonr unlucky night and the morning sun may see
+ _our home reduced to ashes Come in and Jet us show you how cheap you can
+ insure. It's a very, very small sum compared With your loss in1 case of fire or
♦ storm. We represent four leading Insurance Companies
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I+- We are exclusive agents for Loving town property nnd can sell you the very
+ rery rapid growth and take her place among ihe best towns in the country. The
♦ mto Who investHOW will get th* benefit of this intense in prices.
Sttxffc and Qrala
contest will b« held In the l«c-
We also have a good list of dm bent farms in this part of the State at dry +
weather prices Write us what you want and if we havent it on our list, we will *
try to secure it for you. We have land from $8.00 to $45.00 per acre and in
tracts from SO ip 400 acres If you are a prospector, be sure to come and let ns
show you over the Loving countr f.
Call on or address,
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LOVING LAND & LOAN COMPANY
Tba American home, la tin throne and
• fountain head of fnatnon and the dee-
tinlem of the human race must depend
* upon the wisdom of the flrealde. Politi-
cians may make party platform*; le»-
lelaturee may paea laws; but the fun-
dameatal question* of public Impor-
tance must be finally eettled by the
man of toil aa he quietly *lt* by the
fireside after the day** work la oyer.
The Struggle for Power.
The outstanding ambition of the hu-
man race- tsday la power. Flrtfendera,
with the Inventive genius of an Edison.
' are seeking to associate capital In ouch
S way an to multiply power. Labor, with
the mighty trend of a nation marshal-
ing Its army, la seeking to arrange Its V
farces so as to increase power. The
farmer, with the patient and honest en-
deavor typical of hie occupation. Is
seeking by organised methods to gain
power. Each la endeavoring to combine
two or more economic units ef their
eldbs in such a way aa to tnavaee the
power of both. The purposes are laud-
able, but the methods each must em-
ploy present problems In which all hu- ;
inanity Is involved and they must be
finally eettled at the fireside.
f * The Problem* Upon U».
We are well into these problems with
capital in the foreground. Numerous
solutions have been suggested, hut the
most primitive one to that of prohib-
iting by law the extension and multi-
plication of power through organised
r effort. This solution Is manifestly im-
/ practicable. No on* would for a mo-
ment tolerate a law that would prevent
the Invention or use of aa appliance
which would multiply the power of
steam or any other potential energy,
because pirchance It might also in-
crease tht danger—In growth the ele-
ment of danger always Increases at the
earns ratio as other component parts.
To destroy or limit power Is to etrike
down progress and return to the dark
ages, sad Is an acknowledgment of our
Incapacity to copa kith human affair*!
Ws must quickly recede from this po-
sition or peas rapidly on to government
To acquire the highest degree of, ef *
1 net«mey in ctvtMsatlon, we must de*
^ velop every pound o' minify \ird power
- for usefulness there la to all things
and multiply this power as‘many times
as humsa ingenuity can devise, minim-
I*taw, as far as ptssMUe. the element
„ of danger wtthsnt weakening the
'iMMnnpa of power.
Tba problems in the industrial hurt-
pop today are gtgantle and their soiu-
I tip awaits the patriotic and careful
tXSOB at soon of
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The Steam Engine
The reepr* of cffTllsatlmf Is accurate-
ly written* In the program of the steam
engine. The use of steam has enlarged
the purposes of the human «raca, built
up civilisation and developed mankind.
Of all the potential energies. It Is the
moot useful and It renders a service to
every living creature.
The steam engine has been in more
political brawls than any other force
in nature and the 'politicians have been
trying title with the owners ever since
It became a factor In transportation.
This mighty fores of nature has often
been handicapped by having boards
and commissions placed over it who
have neither knowledge or experience
In the business and free railroads have
beoome as popular a campaign lasud
as fires trade,
It was the discovery of Are that
raised man into the rulershlp of the
world and gave civilisation Its most
useful element in progress It melts the
mineral rock, turns, the wheels of com-
merce, warms the human race and
broadens tbs horieon of human en-
Geologists tell us that Texas Is one
of the latest additions to this western
hemisphere, sad the Ruler of the Unt-
vetsv, in creating Texas, gave us an
abundant supply of everything on hand
and was especially generous with us
Ws have bee*' eupplled with a vari-
ety and an abundance of fuel. Wa have
wood, coal, oil and gas In commercial
quantities and after supplying home
consumption, ship large quantities
throughout the United States.
. Railroad mileage is tns yard stick of
progress. We have In Texas 14.000
miles of railroad and rank first of all
states In tae Union In mileage In
mllse per area, we rank fortieth, having
l.ll miles of railroad per 100 square
miles of territory. In mileage per popu-
lation. we rank nineteenth, having IS.4S
miles of railroad per 10,000 people
Thf Comparative test of railroad fa-
culties Is In miles per area. If wa
had the mileage per arm that the state
of Illinois has we would have 65.644
miles; that Indiana has 14.000 miles
and that Iowa has 41.000 miles Ws
hare only 14.000 miles
According to the last interstate com-
merce commission report,, compiled
June SO, loot, we constructed tT* miles
during the previous year and ranked
fourth In the list of states In ths Union
in construction during the year, we
are more In need of railroad construc-
tion than any other state In the Union.
The railroad development of Texas
has not kept pace with the development
of other lines ef tnduatry. Our railroad
mileage during the past tan years has
Increased Of per cent; the value ok
manufactured products has increased
tjlg hearts as |Vy Mi Uy ths firs
want of railroad facilities.
Texas Is the most Important field In
railroad construction of any state In
the Union. According to the 1914
comptroller's report, ws 'havei forty-
seven counties In Texas without tail-
roe d facilities and we have approxi-
mately 40,000,444 acres of territory that
Is a,distance sf ten miles and over
from a railroad,
Our coal fields have never been fully,
explored; government geologists have
examined a portion of our territory and
report a deposit of tl.000,000,000 tone,
of which 1,000.000.004 Is bituminous and
tt.000,000.000 lignite. Ws mined last
year l.tOB.STI tons and employed 4.400
laborers In the mines. The coal taken
from the mines was valued at 62.419.-
4S1; to get all tha coal out of the
ground at tha present rate of mining
would require 17.000 years.
It Is estimated that four and a half
tons of coal ueed in making steam will
produde on# horse power one year ten
hours per day. The latent foroes we
hava stored beneath the ground sur-
pass human comprehension.
Texas oil !Hum|Ttates ths national
fireside, lubricates ths wheels of com-
merce and runs our factories. We have
9144,444,444 invested In tbe oH Industry
in Tsxas snd we have taken 15,000,000
barrels of petroleum from the ground.
W« have 1,260 miles of pipe line and oil
from Oklahoma field* is brought to
leal Collate Is an Institution belong-
ing to the people and If making an ef-
fort to carry tha results of valuable
experiments to the people through
what Is known as the extension depart-
ment. With this In view Buperltaen-
dent 0. M. Evans has arranged for an
extensive exhibit and demonstration t*
ba placed at the State Fair ef Texas.
These demonstrations and exhibits
will be of such a nature as will Illus-
trate the fundamental principles of tha
various branches of scientific agricul-
ture. They will bo In charge, of experts
from the college at all times, who will
take special pleasure In giving any In-
structions called for along thesa lines
In fact the main Mas is fp ■filhtslr a
bureau of scientific agricultural ia-
formation supplemented by experimen-
tal demonstrations. A--
(IV. The exhibit will Include speci-
mens of pigs that have been fed an
various itotiona, demonstrating the val-
ue of a Study ef feeds la the economic
production of pork. (I). A large ann-
mapures and tirtllliara ULU 3fcri<»u*
Umonst rat Iona-showing the ..profits
from the results of crop rotation. (4).
Exhibits Of the various Inserts that
are beneficial and harmful to tha Texas
crops, la different stages of th4tr
growth. (I). The various desses and
gradsa of oatton. <•). Tha grades
and various classes of corn and other
Many valuable bulletins will bp avall-
and all Inquiries
able for the
will be cheerfully answered. It k hop
ed that all farmers coming to the Fair
will avail them selves of the opportunity
these demonstrations and of
of seeing tt
the expert* In charge. The
end of the
best New York Count.
25c MEALS IN TOWN.
BABB A WALKER, Props.
-THE GRAHAM LIVERY STi
FLUTT & MAYS, fwmte*
Newly equipped throughout. Firet-olas* Rij
to-date Turn-outs for all oocasions. Our tranafi
always ON TIME and meet all traijis. Your
age will be appreciated.
Geo. H* M^Lircn,
Graham, * - Tsxas.
Dr. W. AMORRIS,
i*Biu in iu« ire-i ^ ^ gram-^B^war. p
vr r s&i™*-** °™h*- K“k>“1
torlum building. A-splendid premium
for. Any boy or
list Is being arranged
girt under twenty-one years of
Is sllglblq to enter. In addition to
premium list offered In the COX
eetnrers will speak on the Judging of
Iveetoek, the Itodito# and grading of
trains, etc., to all the contestants
Premium Hat will appear later.
All who expect to enter In the con-
tiaj. should send In their games and
application to Professor C. Mr Evans,
superintendent of Agricultural Exten-
sion Department, AgrtaMtttml and Ma-
han leal College of Texas. Collage Sta-
ll on, Texas, as soon ss possible.
lesnstary State Fair ef Teas*
ART LOAN COLLECTION*.
The well known artist, Mr. Julian
Onfdsrdbnk has been In New York since
the first of July, personally making
•elections from the collections of all
the noted artists of the world.
The State Fair purchases annually
12540 worth of these pictures which
are selected and passed upon by s spe-
cial committee ef expert art critics.
The many noted artiste who form-
erly were prone to send their work so
far away, are now glad to do ao ns the
purchase of one of their paintings la
const dreed a mark of honor aa well as
a salg. Suffice It te say that the great-
and best will ba seen In the beautl-
art gallery and a treat IS IB store
the lovers of art.
Many other departments of varied
educational features will be eeen.
The great State Fair has steadily
grown to euch n slxe and proportion
that a visitor Instead of spending only
>ne day, as of old, In seeing the sights,
must remain several days to see all of
Natural gas from tha Henrietta ftold
ilnee of Industry has been retarded tor
used for light and ‘fuel, and tha man
ufactured product Is uAed extensively
In the larger cities. Wa have 100 mllee
of main pipe line ah<f approximately
50,000,000 Invested In tha gas Industry
Nature has solved the fuel problem !p
Texas for centuries to some and laid
the foundation for, a great naanufactor
tag country- f1 \
HANDSOME PRIZE LIST.
Twelve Day Butter Task in the New
A Daily Building.
The State Fair of Texas, Dallas. Oc-
tober 14-29, has Just Issued a hand-
some prise list tor the Dairy Demos-
•tratlon Department, which Is s new
educational feature, and ie attracting
unusual Interest among the breeders
and owners ef dairy cattle throughout
the state. /
A new and thoroughly modern Dairy
demonstration building has Just been
completed. In which wll be held a
twelve-day teat tor butter tot The
test will be under the supervision ef
a member of the Dairy Division. United
■tatee Department ef Agriculture.
The complete record of feed consum-
ed and butter fat produced by each
animal, will be kept and bulletined
' President Xleet and the Veteran sec-
retary, Captain Rvndey Smith, have
given thorough dad personal attention
to avenr detail and detOare It the In-
tention to make this snow to Texas
and the Southwest, what the Ns
Dairy Show of Chicago Is to the Norik
These rrtrarRatS contntmr,* drilled
rules snd regulations will be mat|cd
promptly Je any ©ns «MHM* mppHog.
la addition to the classes for the Var-
ious breeds tor which premiums bav«
been offered heretofore, there has been
added a class this year for Hampshire*,
and apaslal premiums have been offer-
Americas Association of that
Kay A akin,
. Xj A-W5TE)EfS
Graham, : Texas
J. E. SIMPSON,
GRAHAM. . TEXAS
Offtes Ofsr Boat omm.
G. Drummond H»fi‘
Attorney at Law
Train leaves Graham
A. M.-daily ; make*
tion at Bridgeport with
train tor Kansas City,
Louis and Chicago, ~
RATES ON, SALE,
for many places East and
GOOD UNTIL, OCTOBj
Also excursion rates]
Amarillo, Aransas Pa
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Brownsville, Corpus Chi
Eagle Pass, Laredo, Mini
Wells, Marlin, San Am
And YelasoGL; limit 60
For further informal
Dallas, ‘ - Texas.
C. 6. Wynns,
C. W. JOHNSON,
Attorney - at - Law
Will ppacttw In the Court* of Yount ]
and adjoining counties.
Office West Side Square.
ARNOLD A ARNOLD.
Attorneys - at-Law
Will practice in all Stole and Federal
Courts, loan money upon lands, buy
and toll vendor's lien notes, etc. Have
complete abstracts of titles and oar
uralish same on short notice.
Surveyor and Consulting
Office in Court House '
Will make eetimates on all olaetot of
land Surveyed, Drainage and Irriga-
tion Plants. Seservolt, Bridges, Etc.
I represent Cisco and Stamfoi
Marble Worki, and can fill
orders for Tombstones and
Fencing promptly and
I)r. M. H. CHISM,
West Side of Square, two doors south
of Pythian Hail.
Cor. Orove sad Fourth
Qruham, i Tixail
Contracts for all
kinde of ■ _
Aocurate logs furnished on drilling
for coal end1 minerals. Ind. phone 29
General Shoe and
Special aize and high grade Cow-
boy Boots our feature
Mail Orders given speolal attention.
The quuality is the thing
R. C McPhaill j, % GREEN
Sells Real Estate, Makes Mort
v gage Loans on Land.
Office in Court House.
Graham : : Texas
J. F. H. CRABB
Piano and Violin
of Von Schiller, Chicago,
Contractor of Haulin
^ Phone Ind 4-3
Will make estimates on cl
• of Hauling, Moving, Tan
... Building, Etc.
The right price and rel
vioe are our special1
Student of Beherd H. LI.ste-
in an n, Chicago, (Violin).
of Crabb’s Conservatory
Careful, painstaking, practical in-
struction by a practical teacher.
Studio at G. W. McCommas residence
OR. R. 0. CARTWRIGHT
If- and DENTIST
nun disuses of iu animals
HENDERSOH'S «M0H YARD
/. Calls answered day or night
Residence Rhone 100 In*.
All calls answered day orj
nor’s Wagon Yard.
Fresh Bread and
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Bowron, Frank H. The Graham Leader (Graham, Tex.), Vol. 36, No. 7, Ed. 1 Thursday, September 28, 1911, newspaper, September 28, 1911; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth849932/m1/4/: accessed March 22, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting The Library of Graham.