• That was a horrible, horrible wreck. 
  • Contrasted with the triplett cows. 
  • You can tell that oil exploration was booming.
  • I'll admit I'm not sure I knew of the Texas governor who signed the proclamation. And I was always confused as a kid of the "Odd Fellow" donations that were listed in the Star-Telegram during the holidays. 
  • Never heard of Sam Wilds, attorney.
  • There's a reference in the story about the weather about folks who bought new clothes for Easter and washed their cars.
Out of curiosity, I tracked down the oldest newspaper archived. It's in 1910. Not much to the front page, but I love the movie ad fo for The Alamo: "Costs a dime lasts an hour."

But the bank was booming . . .