W. LOOP & SON.
August 18, 1905
progressive business men make a prosperous and flourishing city.
The keen and wide spread competition which is so characteristic of the
present day in all branches of mercantile trade and which is so unlike the
system of doing business which prevailed a quarter of a century ago, make it
imperative upon the successful to be in touch with modern ideas.
This advanced condition and progress is well exemplified in the
establishment of Messrs. W. W. Loop & Son, our live, up-to-date and
successful general merchants.
stores like this in our midst there is certainly nothing to be gained out of
town to purchase mercantile supplies. Messrs
Loop & Son are abundantly able to meet any legitimate competition, and it is
not only false economy but disloyalty to your town to go away from home to do
addition to this we would say that they knowing the wants of our people and
adapting the store with an eye single to their best interests, it follows that
the people of this community find greater advantages in dealing here where they
know the proprietors are just as anxious to give as the purchaser is to receive
the best value for his money.
fine commodious store is abundantly stocked with all kinds of general
goods, honest prices and fair dealings with all is the motto of this house.
- W. W. Loop was William Washington Loop (1836-1913), who married Sarah
Catherine Naudain. They were my great-grandparents.
- The son in the business name was David Marion Loop (1860-1933), who
married Fannie Charity Walker. They were my grandparents.
- Sometime after W. W. died, the store name was changed to Loop &
- See Also: William
Washington Loop Biography
- Submitted by: Roger
Bartlett, Austin, July 2002