Memorial and Biographical History of Dallas County, Texas. Page: 249 of 1,110
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HISTORY OF DALLAS COUNTY.
Texas and there are to the ground a
rapid-transit electric street-car line, and the
Missouri J. N. Simpson,
vice-president; J. S. Armstrong, treasurer;
C. A. Cour, secretary.
The present managers are making great
efforts to make the coming fair of October,
1892, the grandest of all previously exhibited.
This great fair has certainly gained a
national reputation, and men of national
reputation have met the people of Texas, and
delivered addresses on subjects of interest
on such occasions. Among the most noted
from a distance were Hon. Francis, Governor
of Missouri, and Hon. Robert Taylor, then
Governor of Tennessee. On the day Governor
Francis delivered his address, there
were so many Missourians present rejoicing
in enthusiastic demonstrations, that
it seemed Missourians only lived in Texas;
and when Bob Taylor came, he felt as ifhe
were at home in Tennessee. Everybody
seemed to him to be from his State. Tennesseeans
flocked in from every section of the
State, and, like the Missourians, appeared to
populate the State. And when thatgreat young
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Lewis Publishing Company. Memorial and Biographical History of Dallas County, Texas., book, 1892; Chicago, Illinois. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth20932/m1/249/: accessed May 28, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Dallas Public Library.