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Oppenheimer having been promoted to a Captaincy. The firm was the owner of several ranches and many cattle, their holdings being the well known Oppenheimer Ranch in Atascosa county amounting to 100,000 acres, which was sold a few years ago to C. F. Simmons. The firm was interested at one time in one of the best known herds of high-bred Angora goats, held on their ranch, known as the Fink Ranch, in Bexar county. This ranch was sold to the U. S. Government which established Camp Stanley on this property. Dan Oppenheimer was well and favorably known throughout Texas. His many good deeds will be long in the memory of those who knew him.
Oliver Loving, Senior, is undoubtedly the first man who ever trailed cattle from Texas. His earliest effort
In 1866 he joined me on the upper Brazos. With a large herd we struck southwest until we reached the