The Dallas Herald. (Dallas, Tex.), Vol. 2, No. 264, Ed. 1 Thursday, December 29, 1887 Page: 2 of 8
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STILL BOOMING IN SPITE
OF THE BAD WEATHER.
The Iron Bridge Will Soon be
Completed and the Trans-
portation Problem foiv
Oak Cliff was born of natural ndvau-
Dallas has a dozen sprightly children
but in the lace or nil of them Oak
Cliff walks off with tho achnup. Thcro
Is some talk of inoviiiR Dullas over
to tho CliA but tho city council will
not do it It would bo a good thing.
A city set on n hill cannot bo hid."
On iho Lake Ttil Summer.
We don't intend to say that Dallas is j
bid. The Cliff dwellers look down j
upon her as an opeu page overy day.
I'eoplo from all sections of the fctnte
and county have turned both eyes to-
ward Dalias and her prominence is
rapidly increasing. Tho growth of J
bur Ipopulatiou is marvelous. There
hte at leastiOCti recent arrivals living j
intents arourni tho city wailing for
bouses. Between three and livo hun-j
drcdofthoso are at Oak Cliff. His'
Public School Building J out
'Ml it VI M V. .'
t-erlaiuly not necessary to add ihat
the constantly increasing prominence
aud growth of Pa'las rendered it
untessar) to cross the river and find
tieVirablo and delightful homes for
the people. For a solutiou of ihis
problem the reader is referred to the
The dummy engine brought from
the Cresccul City for that ptupoM
rould not pull the peeple. So anew
i ii iii. h;- in niu -! i ii i ' in it. i v ru vh ' it
a wu ii 'f tri
largor eiigluo was brought ou to try the
track aud hnul the lolks. rrom me
court-houso to Tenth si root station
tlicro la one uubroken line of oxcol-
lont track except tho break at the
temporary brldgo over the Trinity's
channel. The Iron brldgo Is ou tho
Map of Oak Clin'.
Coin plot xl at Cont of $4000.
Dallas Jt Oak Clift Hallway.
ground the huge plllaM up aud the
material all ready for the one missing
link which wil! soon bo completed.
The splendid pike Jeading from
Commerce street west is the wagon
wav to Oak Cliff. This Ismacadaniia-
ed from the bridge to Grand Avenue
which is a tine graded aud macad
amlzcd street running entirely
through the heart of the new city-
Limestone in blocks about a fot
i BQuare i Uid Jlrat upou the wH grad-
I . ... w 1.1.
od ktrect and this Is flulslicu 011 witu
a fllliug of excellent gravoi uhhuov
foot deep. Leaving tho Lancaster road
near tho bluff you turn right and fol-
low Grand avouue more tban a utile
without encountering ououirh mud to
bog a n.osquito. Of courso other
streets flfy of them have been graded
also. So much for tkansi-oiitation
Good roads of both kinds to the city.
.Vow we aro over there. The first
thing wo find Is altitude. As Col.
Oliver editor of the Oak Cliff Weekly
Trylnic Grand Avenue.
puts it " we are much nearer heaven."
Wo feel better. Next we find beauti-
ful scenery all around us for almost a
weekday's journey. The circle around
us is broad and grand. Wo find
plea'aut groves enchauting jungles
quiet retreats hoary rocks delightful
springs and then the lako.
Tbe water tower and school house
ato not hard to And. Xo city in .the
ttato has better. (School begins Jan-
uary 1st). A uobby littlo station after
the Japanese plan of architecture is
. found whero each street crosses the
railway. Scores of laborers are seen
at work on the streets and the saw
! and hammer keep up a terrible rack-
et. There are thirteen homes now go-
ing up and as many more under con-
tract. Scarcely a day passos w
i a i . in j
sales by Iho Dallas Land & Loan1
as the lists of "Real folate Translurs
attest. 200000 will covor tho real
eel ato stiles of most Texas towns of
6000 population and under for six
mouths or n year. Ouk Clifl has sold
that much in six weeks and began
virtually without any population at
all. Thcro has been moro public Im-
provement at Oak Cliff within tho
past throe months than in tho entire
city of Dallas or auy city or town in
Texas. This is a strong statement
but it is backed by tho figures. It is
true. This improvement has been mad
by private capital too. It cauuot
stop now It does not havo to. But
it is safe to say it docs not wish to.
With such lovely places for nomas
school privileges qtilcK and cheap
transportation to the city highly im
proved streets and an nuuudanco of
as pure water as thcro is iu Texas
tho investors in Onk Cliff
stock need not wait long for their
bread to float back to them. But the
point of chief into. est has not been
touched yet. Tukse i-lkasant HEAL
THFUL COSVKNIKNT I'LACKH TO I.IVK
AHE OFKKKKI) AT KEAHONABLE I'MCEH.
It takes more than most morjals pos-
sess to buy a 25x76 foot lot of black
mud in other places and nothing is
left to buy lumber or build a house.
You do not need a fortune to gel you
a homo at the Cliff and you get a lot
100x260 or larger in some instances.
Of course yon have no city tax to pay.
Bronorty will never bo lower than it
is now. The completion of the iron
bridge will bo suro to raise the value
9 S i23iS 2 12-I8J
Two Unci. ..
10c liOoi Mc
16ci aicl Ok'
80C ! H50
t c 6c
Always Cahh in advance as the suuu
are too Binull to take up the time of book-
keeper and collector.
Forbalo Notices and Business CarUi BO
per cent additional.
.'VI win " .
ten muy be aldrensed care of the Dallas
Daily tiKRALD. .
DALLAS DENTAL 1'AKLOKf
I. CiiKANBY. D. u. rrop i
7m and 711 Kim Street Dullus
. OFFICE Ul-i ELM 8TKEKT
mi. a.... ..!.. f llnnlul wnrk. ll).(lf
cuaraDteed to each putleut for every Uold
f illing tuui comei uui.
"T()h n-b Run A
J ATTORN EY-AT-LAV7
bli Main Street. Dullas Tex a:.
ML. DYE. ATTORNEY AND COUN-
. SELOlt ATLAW. Koom No. H Mer-
chants' Exolianire Dallas Texas.
T II. HURT
1. ATTORN EY-AT-LAW
itOJ Hut bUuui Dallas Icxai
T R. ROSLEY.
J. KEAL ESTATE AGENT AND
5(X) MAIN STREET DALLAS TEXAS.
nmwnl TUIIVIf X.V.V F BY MIS
i.ira imik CnnitT.nrp.a ilrrpt. wlnln the
family was absent. The owner will plt-ane
call prove ownerstnp pay lor mil aaver
tisement aud remove trunk.
ITT ANTED. A GOOD ACTIVE CAN
VY vaiser to manufacture and soil quick
selling article. Apply to hnterpriia l'.'o
WANTED SITUATION AS CLERK
In irrm-nrv ulnrn. Or & driver or tO
work In aiulilo or elsewhere. Address or
call on J. II- at Singer Sewing Machine ot
lice Kim Street.
ii.ii.o. t.w.vail i.n blinrt. nntiiui ftnid work
guaranteed; bond given if required; leave
orders ai vooper s ivouoriauu nw mk
. .. . . t . . i u u-.m a. i 'n
agents jnaia BLreoi.. v j omu- w w.
HOUSE MOVERS ORADERS
WE GUARANTEE OUR WORK
T 1 0 USE-P A I NTnO Q. W. MERRY
XJ. House and Sign Painter Kalaomining
Paper Hanging Uralulnj ana uiaxing
Portland and Cadis streets.
M I SCKXIjAN BOU8.
ANIIITArmTRING. Wa now have our
111. foundry in operation and prepared to
contract for tbe manufacture of anything
that can be made ol wood and Iron. Alao
general repairing in iron and wood. Alun-
irara Imnroved Cotton Machine Manufao
Wring Company Dallas Texas.
Vln.l HUIIIUI III II I
II KADQUARTERS FOR
Pipe Brass Goods
Water Works and PlnmliGrs Supplies
-.nd Fire Brick Vacblnery Supplies .
"n u' tjii jli p
joeiLinp csxitii Liny. otu.
407 Klni St. Dallas.
Enlarged from Small Pictures.
In all Modern Styles and Lowest
5 Ervay St-
KIRK & DRAKE
W. T. nancock.
J. II. Lawrence
W. T. HANCOCK & CO.
Country Produce. Etc. Agents Tor the South
NO. 820 ELM ST.. DALLAS. TEX
ii i n.
Who esule and Retail Doalori in
Faints Oils Glass g Wall Paper
747 Elm Street
The Gulf Colorado A Santa Fe Railway
bnve the pleasure of announcing the open-
tut; "I new route
Msjrnifii-cnt Pullman Palace Sleeping
Cars are run daily via this route which is
by lar the qiib'kest and shortest line to
Memphis and all points iu the Southeast.
Note the Schedule.
Leave Dallas Oulf 'ioloriulo & Santa Fe
railway 7 n. m.; leavo Fnrmersvllle Gulf
Colorado & Santa Fe railway 8:&4 a.m.;
leave Wolfe Citv St. Louis Arkansas A
Texas rrilway 10:15 a. ni.; leave Texor-
kana 8t. Louis. Arkansas A Texas railway
A p. m.; leave Pine Bluff. St. Louis Arkan-
sas A Texas railway 12: 25 a. m.; leave
Brinkley Memphis & Little Rock railroad
4:H a. ni.; arrive Memphis Memphis A Lit-
tle Rock railroad : 15 a. m. At Memphis '
connection is made for
and all points North East and Southeast!
For sleeping car accommodations through
ticket and hayesr checks apply to
W. .!. STORMS. Ticket Agents Dallas.
JAMES 8. CARK. General Passenger
m' Ticket Aeent. Oslvovot.
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If rmm wunt tt saksorlM ! tM Ismm
lapboB yr Mar.
If Tm wmat lasr rlssais
th Haraia tlpbBS) fut mrmwtt
Paw-a-tasii ls N. 14 MM' IVfapJWiM $1 j
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Gilbert, C. E. The Dallas Herald. (Dallas, Tex.), Vol. 2, No. 264, Ed. 1 Thursday, December 29, 1887, newspaper, December 29, 1887; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth294006/m1/2/: accessed October 2, 2023), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; .