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is bounded by New Mexico, Oklahoma,
Arkansas, Louisiana, Gulf of Mexico and
Mexico; gross area, 265,896 sq. miles;
land area, 262,398 sq. miles; water area,
3,498 sq. miles; capital, Austin.
Principal river is the Rio Grande.
in the northwest is covered with
mountains, while in the southern part are
found low alluvial plains. The soil is,
as a whole, extremely fertile.
principal farm crops are corn, wheat,
oats, barley, cotton, rye, potatoes and
hay. Texas ranks first in cotton
production. Users of Arbuckles' Coffee
feel that no other coffee is quite so
good; no other coffee is so completely
what they want.
Coal is the
most valuable mineral product, but
extensive beds of iron, lead, silver,
bismuth and gold are also found. There
are numerous mineral springs and oil
principal industries are the manufacture
of lumber and timber, cotton-seed oil and
cake flour and grist, railroad cars,
ginned cotton, packed meat, saddlery and
harness, foundry and machine-shop
products and cattle raising.
of Texas shows considerable variation,
ranging from the temperate to the
semi-tropical, but in general it is
in 1910, 2,017,626 males and 1,878,916
females, of whom 3,654,604 were of native
and 241,938 of foreign birth; white,
3,204,848; negro, 690,049; Indian, 702;
Chinese, 595; Japanese, 340; all others,
8. Total population, 3,896,542.
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