Memorial and Biographical History of Dallas County, Texas. Page: 307 of 1,110
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HISTORY OF DALLAS COUNT' .'
DALLAS BOARD OF TRADE.
This institution has doubtless done more
in presenting to the public the superior advantages
and inducements offered by the
city of Dallas and Dallas county than perhaps
any enterprise that has ever been established
by the citizens of the city.
The membership is composed of leading
merchants, bankers, manufacturers, capitalists,
etc., thereby forming one of the most
substantial and effective agencies conceivable
for the development of the city's best interests.
It stands ready at all times to consider
all propositions submitted for the good
of the city, to discuss vital issues of public
interest, and to answer all questions concerning
Dallas and this section of the State involving
trade, industries, traffic, etc., etc.
The following are the present officers:
Henry Exall, president; Paul Furst, treasurer;
George M. Dilley, first vice-president; A.
Hausl, second vice-president. Directors,
Henry Exall, W. G. Scarff, C. W. Guild, S.
W. S. Duncan, J. P. Murphy, Theodore
Mosher and Alexander Sanger.
INCORPORATED COMPANIES AND INSTITUTIONS.
Bankers and Merchants' Bank Building Company.
Incorporated 1890; capital stock
Belo, A. H., capital
Billington Furniture Company. Incorporated
January, 1889; capital stock, $30,000.
Blakeney Manufacturing Company. Chartered
April, 1889; capital stock, $50,000.
Buckner Orphans' Home. Chartered 1882;
Home located on Texas and Pacific Railroad,
six miles east of Dallas.
Bureau of Information, Labor and Immnigration.
Chartered 3March 9, 1891.
Blake M/utnal Building and Loan Association.
Incorporated April 19, 1888; autlorized
Cavanal.Coal and Mining Company. Chartered
August, 1890; capital stock,
Christian Courier Publishing Company. Incorporated
Marlch, 1888; capital stock,
Cockrell Fairland Addition. Incorporated
1888; capital stock, $60,000.
Cockrell Grain and Commission Company.
Incorporated March, 1890; capital stock,
$10,000 paid up.
Crowdus, J. W., Drug Company. Incorporated
1882; capital surplus, $146,000.
Dallas Brewing Company. Incorporated
August, 1886; capital stock, $100,000.
Dallas Club. Chartered March, 1887; capital
Dallas Construction Company. Incorporated
March, 1891; capital stock, $5,000
Dallas, Pacific and Southwestern Railway.
Dallas Cooperage Company. Authorized
Dallas Dressed Beef and Packing Company.
Chartered 1890; capital stock,$250,000.
Dallas Electric Company. Chartered 1890;
capital stock, $80Q,OQQ.
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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/m1/307/: accessed May 27, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Dallas Public Library.