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PAGE THIRTY THE GUARDIAN, SATURDAY, JULY 31, 1920. I Wholesale and Retail [las and Arkansas, is one of the most to the proportions ofa ,ustry, husky . li MI I I}enterprising cities of the two states, infant municipality, or rather two of : ,xr ID13 rIPTT t lrt/nirlkTC&apos;2 "IITTT]TI(Q Aq  I:: " ,I.    I/Texarkana straddles the state line, is Ithem, for the Texarkana of today is  vt Jc -tJC llbb JL/UII b JIJUII ]: ./- . I exarRana , ,(4rR. II divided in municipal as well as state a twin city--the largest bona fide twin _ I;:": I "The Store for Quality and Best Values" I / government, and is known as a Texas city in the United States. These : SAME OLD STAND. I. I Ias well as an Arkansas city, one of twins, analogous in their nature  Ii! I ' Wholesale and Retail I[the principal business streets separ- growth and development has grown $ Ill I, --Dry Goods, I/atw e teh:tertpi2u:idiP;::ssiveness :ndithrfe8,0 il pT;:l:tiolinawiithn:l , -;I i'i- I --Ladles' Ready-to-Wear I [of the citizenship of Texarkana are the phases of a modern, up-to-date  We handle cotton seed in car lots f( m --Men's and Boys' Clothing and / illustrated by the remarkable manner !city: Physically or physiologically, ..... ,+ :: .. _ 1 .... I/in which any new industry is wel- as ou prefer, the two cities are join- $ point; we sell meal and hulls in car lots to an I urmsnlngs J corned ed as closely together as the famou .... ' Texarkana'has more dmn fifty in- Siamese twins. An imaginary line $ We hsnBlo ,qn:,  ..... i --Shoes and Carpets. ! / ............ . . ........ ,,,, ,,u ,, c,-,u, ,,iI ? l I/du.r,es an(t ,s the larges manuac- accenmaceo omy by a row ot paxmg ! . " 21; I II turing city of its gize in the entire bricks t'aversing one of the main "" _ .... . +!;: , ..................................................... "- ................... )Southwesi' , --variety ..... of products and thoroughfares serves to separate the  Soya Beans m carcar lots.lots. WeWe mustmust dodo bu ebu e 109 i' ....................................... _ ............. -+ --"- ![ hell:) the orphansorget LtS.:II m. A. i Russ Trunk andAwn,ng Co. [ " + .... ' ..................... -- O'i Texarkana's Exclusive Trunk and Awning Store i :} I , I From $6.50 to $225.00 i "  ., ..,o ,.,,,., ,,,, +-n;i STI [ Everything for the Camp--Picnic--0utings [ + FARMERS OIL & FERTILIZER C0i., Obile Sup l Help Build Up Texarkana [ i;;.i Texarkana, Texas .... mle up - ...... " ...... I or I +, +r+e'er. i + I -- I Phone 943 204 E. Broad j + ! ............. y2 ............. +! :++ A. H. LITTLE MOTOR CO. Dealers in CHANDLER and CLEVELAND AUTOMOBILES 306 E. Broad Street Phone 791 for Demonstration DEPENDABLE SERVICE dustrial Plants. Western Gas & Electric Co. Texarkana Casket Co. Texarkana, Tex.-Ark. Largest Manufacturers Undertaking Supplies, Cedar Chests and Chifforobes in  the Southwest, Also Jobbers Window, Plate, Art and Fancy Glass. ! Write for Catalogue and Prices yt . piip FoI 22 Years gets the Pace The Oldsmobile engines through years of patient  endeavorin their laboratories have successfully placed before the public'products of Motordome which the true hearts of the real blooded American Automobile public have wanted. Those qualifications are abundant power, flexibility, speed, dependability, economy, comfort, service and beauty. It is the car you wii| eventually buy On the Eight chassis, four types are provided: 1 The Six is furnished as a five-passenger Touring Convertible Roadster, Coupe and Sedan. The Roadster, 5 Passenger, Pacemaker, 7 Passenger Thoroughbred the Sedan and the national hauling unit the Olds Economy Truck and Kelly Springfield Trucks. . ' -- T.J. BERKMEYER. BROAD STREET LOOKING volume of business considered. If you don't believe it, conm and see, inci- dentally ze Texarkm,a Board of trade will show you a "Good Town" and a good time. In a<ldition to this 'it has great pros- peets of having some big producing oil and gas wells. But industries and people were not welcomed by committees from the Chamber of Commerce fifty years ago. It was in 1872--just forty-seven years ago--that a covered wagon drawn by a pair of Jaded horses wended its way through virgin for- ests and stopped on the Iresent site of the city of Texarkana, Ark.-Tex. There was no committee of citiz.ens to meet this pioneer settler and ex- tend to him a hospitable welcome; there was no brass band t) cheer his WEST, TEXARKANA. i political geography of the two cities, the two counties, and locally the two great commonwealths of Arkansas and Texas. Potentially, Arkansas, Louisiana Texas and Oklahoma--a combination which has been deno|ninated "The New Empire"--are tlm richest states in the Union. With 340,000 square miles in area and rune million people, practically one-tenth of the total pop- uiation and more than one-tenth of the total area of the United Sates is represented in this "New Empire." It is no wonder, then, that Texar- kana's location at the center of this g|at south-central section where de- velopment has been so rapid, is con- sidered  geographical advantage and a most important factor in its com- mercial and industrial h,owth. With nine lines of railways to reach the flagging spirits as his eye caught the dreary picture of an unbroken forest with its tangle of vines and bushes. In the vista -of yem-s to come he could see these wild woods cleared away and in the center a little cabin home and farm--all his own now after THE LATEST FIRST |00ge ( In Ladies and Children s Ready to We ! _ Millinery . :[. g Good . Buy at Texarkana'Sshop Largest Exclusive, SPsI: D. Fu ;=th Adm i 0'DWYER'N FASHION S00t!j ++: Calnd ! I East Undertaking !"i Funerai Directors / and Embalmers MICHAEL MEAGHER MEMORIAL HOSPITAL. nine millions of consumers in these four states, .Texarkana's distributing facilities are unsurpassed by any southern city. Just a few sho years ago some- one in digging a well found indica- (Continued on Page 31.) [Our Motto: "'The Guardian in lllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllll]llllllllll Oldest Established and Most the City. We have the Only Motor Hearse i Prolpt Ambulance Service. TEXARKANA, TEX.-ARK. Phone 468 and 560 218-20 '!The ! i m i I i i ! i ! Cmnpanie: lrompt S 188 LARGEST. TEXAS LOUISIANA In Keeping with its location the Texarkana National Bank--in relation with its customers and riends is likewise.a gateway of four states: CO-OPERATION DEPENDABILITY SECURITY SATISFACTION THE TEXARKANA NATIONAL "Just a Day From Anywhere" Illlllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllll.llllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllll ears of unceasing toil. And then too ,a railroad was to be built right through this section. With the coming o other railroads diverging to the north, the soutl, the east and the west, Texarkana's cen- trality began to be recognized and appreciated by the outside world, sooner, perhaps, than by its own peo- ple. Thus the ,Texarkam pf yester- REV. OLIVER B. CLARENDON, Ph. D., J. C. D., L. L. D. PASTOR ST. EDWARD'S CHURCH ! I i i i i Hillllllllllllllllllllllilllllllll The Gateway of Four Great States We are justly proud o our location TEXARKANA --a city, unique in its geographical location and re- markable for its development--a prosperous and promising center in the heart of the Southwest. Its position is an advantage to-the commerce and progress of four g/'eat commonwealths: OKLAHOMA ARKANSAS taa, Ark !