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Index to Wm. S. Adair Articles, 1920 - 1925

Index to Wm. S. Adair Articles
Appearing in the Dallas Morning News, 1926 - 1933
(Transcribed from copy at Dallas Public Library, 7th Floor)


To: Index to Wm. S. Adair Articles, 1920 - 1925


1926

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Nature Was Bountiful to Early Texas; Little Farming Done Until Planters Came From Old South; Row Over Schools; Fight About Situation Caused Children to Miss Education. [per J. F. Williams]

3 Jan 1926

13

1

1
Early Dallas Kicked Hard at Census Report; When Recount Showed 4,000 Fewer Citizens Subsided; Tricks at Election; Frank H. Jinks Tells How Negro Lost in Aldermanic Race.

10 Jan 1926

7

1

4
[C. P. Fagan] Tells Story of Railroad Growth Here; T. & P. Established its General Offices in Dallas in 1886; Sees Great Change; Holiday Excursion Was Featured by Roads in Early Days.

17 Jan 1926

11

1

4
[R. E. Best] Tells Story of Dallas in Saloon Days; "Green Tree" Was Long Famous for Fine Beer; This City in 1876; Held Church in Dance Hall -- The Old Toll Bridge.

24 Jan 1926

9

1

1
He Rode Box Cars to Get to Denison; J. F. Propst Tells of Journey Over katy in 1872; Visits in Dallas; Main Street Property Offered Him at $4 Front Foot.

31 Jan 1926

10

1

4
Dallas in Old Days a Mecca for Gambling; Houses of Chance Offered Varied Games to Devotees; Reform Follows; Inaccessibility Now Has Made Dicing Favorite with White Men.

7 Feb 1926

7

1

1
He Sold First Milk in Dallas Back in 1873; Victor S. Bowles Startled Town When He Put Wagon On; Used Native Cows; Good Stock Unheard of and Longhorns, Too, Were High.

14 Feb 1926

3

1

9
Took His Baths in Pool on Site of Linz Block; Wallie Felton Came Here When Dallas Was in Baby Clothes; Deer in Oak Cliff; Prairie Chickens Plenty Where St. Mary's College Stands.

21 Feb 1926

7

1

3

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Advance of City Shown by Hotels; Are a Sure Barometer of Expansion, Says Dave McCord.

28 Feb 1926

8

1

3
Hunted Hogs for Soldiers in Old Texas; R. H. Nelms' Uncle "Found Them Where They Were Extinct."; Pioneers of State; Father Settled at Henderson, Rusk County, in 1842.

7 Mar 1926

11

1

5
Born in Texas, Cow-Punched All His Life; Captain Bill [W. T.] Preston Worked in All Parts of State; Driven by Indians; Family Had to Change Locations Because of Hostile Redskins,

14 Mar 1926

9

1

4
Old French Settlement Near Dallas Had Many Splendid Citizens

21 Mar 1926

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Yellow Fever Drove Him Out of Texas Once; George W. Loomis Fled Galveston, but Came Back Later; Settled in Dallas; Man That Guarded Him at Libby Brought Him to State.

28 Mar 1926

9

1

3
Dallas' First Church Began Back in 1849; Bethany Was Original Religious Organization of County; No Settled Home; Members Came Far to Various Homes to Attend Worship.

4 Apr 1926

7

1

1
Oldest Dallas Resident, Says Court Bailiff; Cornwell Outlcassed in County Maybe, but Not in Town; Born Here in 1854; Old-Timer Tells of Burning of City Sixty-Six Years Ago.

11 Apr 1926

9

1

1
Born in Dallas 77 Years Ago, and Still Here; John D. Beard's Father Was Second Sheriff of This County; Not Much of Town; Courthouse, Jail, Store and Saloon About All Buildings.

18 Apr 1926

12

1

3
Garland Born of Bitter
Fight of Early Days; Duck Creek and Embree Had Acri-
monious Feud in '80s; Old-
Timers Scarce; Few of Pioneer Doctors and Lawyers Left in Dallas. [per Dr. K. H. Embree]

25 Apr 1926

6

1

4
Steamers, Not Rails, Wanted Back in 1870; Dallas Folk Thought Future Rested on Navigating Trinity; Cluster of Shacks; That's About All City Was When J. T. Downs Arrived Here.

2 May 1926

8

4

9
Born in Texas When it Still Was Republic; Milton Ragsdale One of Few Left That Can Claim Honor; Cure for Malaria; Soused in River in Belief That it Would Kill Ague.

9 May 1926

10

1

4
Plenty of Cash When Railroad Came to Dallas; Any Man With Get-Up Could Obtain It, Says [W. A.] Work; Wet Buffalo Hunt; Old-Timer Tells How He and Others Were Drowned Out.

16 May 1926

3

1

3
Pioneers Cut Path Through Texas Glades; Dallasite [W. M. Freeman] Helped Survey Route of Houston & Great Northern; Was Cowboy Town; Environs of Albany Uncouth but Picturesque in '80s.

23 May 1926

9

1

4
Fifty Years in Public Work in Dallas County; Uncle Billie [W. S.] Ferguson Came Here From Missouri in 1860.

30 May 1926

7

1

4
Dallas Held Lively Mardi Gras in 1877; Early Resident [Joe A. Caugnard] Tells of Town's Plan of Advertising; Warmest Election; Mayorality Race of '91 Brought Out Much Oratory.

6 Jun 1926

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Land Values Increased by Barbed Wire; Steel Plows Also Contribute to Delta County Progress; First Crops Large; Judge J. F. Holmes Gives
Outline of Early Days in Texas.

13 Jun 1926

9

1

3
Communist Colony [Old Frenchtown / LaReunion] Once Failed Here; A. W. Capy, Born in Dallas in 1863, Tells Their Story; Good as Citizens; Most of Population Then Was Killing Indians and Hunting.

20 Jun 1926

10

1

4
Dallas During 25-Cent Meal Days Depicted; Frank Deremeaux Tells How City Looked 50 Years Ago; Early Boom Stage; $1.50 Was Big Day's Pay When West Was Just Opening Up.

27 Jun 1926

12

1

4
[S. E. Trippitt] Trekked to Texas from Tennessee; State Called "Promised Land" After War of the States; By Covered Wagon; Was Great Exodus from Old South to Fertile Lands of West.

4 July 1926

5

1

4
Dallas in 40's Described by A. H. Ellett; Wooden Bridge Crossed Dallas Branch on Commerce Street; Built First Mill; Pioneer Merchants Had Store When the City Burned in 1860.

11 July 1926

10

1

3
Delta County Pioneer Days Are Pictured; Judge J. F. Holmes Tells of Events at Red Schoolhouse; Community Center; Christmas and July 4 Celebrations Most Vivid Ones.

18 July 1926

14

1

4
J. H. Yeargan Relates Early Dallas History; In 1854 He Lived in Log Cabin With Indians as Neighbors; Tells of 1860 Fire; Land Was Cheap in Days When Farms Covered Present City.

25 July 1926

3

1

3
Log Cabin Era in Texas Told by G. [George] A. Harvey; Dallasites Settled in Hood County 54 Years Ago.

1 Aug 1926

7

 3

2
Changes in Dallas for Forty Years; B. A. Moon Reached the City Year After the News Was Started; Living Was Cheap; Restaurants Served Ten-Course Dinners for Twenty-Five Cents.

22 Aug 1926

12

1

4
Back in Days When Tallow Dips Burned; Traces Development by Means of Evolution of Illumination; The First Trains; Half Century Ago Speed Limit Was About 15 Miles an Hour. [per Jeff G. Jones]

29 Aug 1926

9

1

3
Farming Was Laborious in Former Days; Dallasite [Major James A. Harris], Born in 1845, Tells of Hardships of His Youth; Van Zandt 'War'; Canton and Wills Point Faction Under Arms as Guards Arrived.

5 Sep 1926

10

1

4
[George Cretien] Saw Herds
of Stock Driven Through City; Longhorns Stampeded and Lives of Citizens Were Endangered; French Colonists; Reunion Was Settled in May, 1856, Close to Cement City.

12 Sep 1926

14

1

4
First Store in County
Was at Pleasnt Run; C. C.
Parks, Born Near Lancaster, Tells of Early Dallas Days; Gun Plant There; French
Colonist Made Firearms for Confederate Army.

19 Sep 1926

10

1

3
Collects $89, Mother Thinks He Is Robber; Old-Timer Tells of Experience as Newsboy in Dallas; Got Here in 1883; Albert J. Toole Had Interesting Experiences in "Old Days."

26 Sep 1926

9

1

4

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Ranger Forty Years Ago Had No Easy Life; Henry Putz, Who Enlisted at 18, Tells of Their Exploits.

3 Oct 1926

9

6

3
Sam Bass and His Gang Kept State Excited; Bailiff of Corporation Court [G. E. Cornwell] Has Reminiscences of Bandits; Started in Kansas; Held Up Union Pacific Train, Then Came Back to Texas.

10 Oct 1926

21

1

4
Woman Saw Dallas Burn Back in 1860; Mrs. [Eliza Jane] Martin Came to Texas in Carriage in Previous Year; Old Times in South; No Stoves, No Lamps, None of Modern Day Necessities.

17 Oct 1926

8

5

3
Orphaned on Way to Dallas Back in '61, [William C.] Hill is One of Three Living Here Ever Since

24 Oct 1926

13

1

1
Wine Used to Put Out
Fire in 'Old Days'; Leak in
Cistern, So Volunteer Department Raided Saloon; Mardi Gras Fete; Crowds Came to Dallas When Celebrations Were On in '70s.
[per August S. Guillot]

31 Oct 1926

7

4

4
Kentucky Boy Found Dallas Water Muddy; Cortez Collins Arrived in 1880 and Looked Town Over; Sees First Reaper; Considered Wonderful as Watches Farmers Cutting Wheat.

7 Nov 1926

11

1

5
Journeyed to City Through Wild Country; E. Wilmuth Arrived in Dallas County in Year 1854; Roads Mere Trails; Buffaloes and Wild Indians Were in Tarrant County.

14 Nov 1926

10

1

3
Sold First Reaper Used Near Dallas; J. S. Shultz, Old-Timer, Got Here Fifty-One Years Ago; Grass Everywhere; Farming Hardly Had Begun Then in This Portion of Texas.

21 Nov 1926

9

1

5
Came to Dallas 72 Years Ago as Small Boy; Worth Peak and Family Arrived Soon After Mexican War; 100 Citizens Then; Few Settlers Encountered Between
Shreveport and Here.

28 Nov 1926

11

1

5
Pioneer Days Recalled by Early Settler; J. Sam Jones Sees Many Changes in South and Southwest.

5 Dec 1926

8

1

4
Fought Many Indian Battles in Early Days; J. K. P. Yeary, One of Oldest Settlers in This Part of Texas; Day of Cheap Land; 25 Cents Per Acre Paid for Property Near Fort Worth.

12 Dec 1926

3

1

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Flatboating Days Along Mississippi; Goods Floating to New Orleans Market From Kentucky; Dallas in Year 1854; Worth Peak Tells of Incidents of Early Days.

26 Dec 1926

7

1

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1927

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Capt. W. R. Conine Tells of Trekked to Texas, 1866, in Ox Cart; Capt. W. B. Conine Settled in Cabin on Childress Creek; In Frontier Days; Two Pairs Boots Traded for Yoke of Three-Year-Old Steers.

16 Jan 1927

16

4

1
Raised Cotton Near Terrell at Four Cents; But it Didn't Pay, Even in Early Days, Says Matt Zollner; Turned to Cattle; Old Resident Tells How He and Family Came Here in 1876.

23 Jan 1927

13

1

1
Fifty Years Ago Territory of Dallas Consisted Mostly of Trees and Broken Ground; Railroads' Advent Signal for Expansion of City; Traffic Increases; Long Strings of Wagons Bring Loads of Buffalo Hides.

30 Jan 1927

6

1

2
Enlisted When 16 and Served Through War; Dallas Man Tells of Hard Times He Encountered in the '60s; Recalls '49 Rush; G. C. Garrison Well Remembers Old "Covered Wagon" Days.

6 Feb 1927

12

1

4
Charm Lacking in Dallas Back in Early '70s; So Says T. B. Kellow, Who Passed Up Chance to Settle Here; Went to Farming; Later He Moved to Deaf Smith County and
Likes Panhandle.

13 Feb 1927

8, 10

1

1
Ice Making in Pioneer Dallas Days; Henry Putz Tells How Father Built First Factory; Ancient Machine; Negroes Furnished the Power -- Saloons Were Best Patrons.

27 Feb 1927

10

1

4
[H. N. Lincoln] Lives in Texas 61 Years and Still Likes It; Family, However, Didn't Care for Dallas at First Sight; Teacher is Scalped; Comanche Got Him and His Son in Bell County in Old Days.

13 Mar 1927

10

1

4
Got To Dallas With Ten Cents, Slept on Floor; Had Chance to Buy Acre at Elm and Akard Streets for $20; Couldn't Fool Him; John F. West Thought Person Was Trying to "Work" Him.

20 Mar 1927

5

1

4
He Slept on Blankets on Top of Stove; H. W. Ardinger Tells of Pioneer Days in Sherman; Raids by Indians; Mesquite Bushes Mistaken for Peach Orchard.

27 Mar 1927

10

1

4
Saw Almost All of Texas' Development; L. R. Stroud Came to Kaufman County Way Back in Year 1865; Dallas Was Infant; Two Towns He Lived In Have Vanished in the Course of Progress.

10 Apr 1927

8

1

4
Katy 'Fudged' on Rail
Laying, Pioneer Says; Tells Story of How It Won Race for Indian Territory; Old-Time Cyclone; J. M. Naylor Was in One at Savoy That Raised Havoc.

24 Apr 1927

11

1

1
Dallas Like 'Scrub Calf' Back in '70s; Looked as if It Never Would Grow Up, Says R. F. Clardy; County Was Range; Brownwood Man Tells of His Experiences in Early Days.

1 May 1927

8

1

3
First Memory Is of Dodging Angered Bison; R. M. Elliott Made for Fence When He Saw Shaggy Beast; In Indian Battles; Old-Timer Had Many Vivid Experiences in Early Texas Days.

22 May 1927

10

1

1
Gold Rush to Arizona Led Him to Dallas; T. M. Thompson Landed Here After Many Trials in Old Days; Was Tough Camp; Daily Killings and Other Crime Marked Life at Tombstone.

29 May 1927

12

1

4

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He Came Here When Dallas Was in Weeds; George. W. Good Settled in County Way Back in 1846; Preached 60 Years; Recently Went Up in Airplane and Saw His 81-Year-Old Home.

5 Jun 1927

15

1

9
[R. H. Waggener] Fled Memphis When Plague Hit in 1873; Thousands Stayed When Death Rate Was 100 a Day; Moved to Dallas; In 1873 "Everybody Had Money and Was Ready to Spend It."

12 Jun 1927

8

1

4
Saw Texas Grow From Wilderness; Dallas Was Ugly Duckling in 1870, Says Visitor [C. S. Southern] Here; In Freighting Days; Man With Hoe Played Havoc With Open Cattle Ranges.

19 Jun 1927

5

1

4
Saw General Steele Lead Big Retreat; Dallas Man [Capt. R. H. Turner] Joined Confederate Army When 18 Years Old; Follows the War; Stirring Times Experienced During Reconstruction Days.

26 Jun 1927

8

1

3
[F. M. Du Bose] Migrated
to Texas in '40 in Ox Wagons; Alabamans Made Journey of Year Into Virgin Wilderness.

3 July 1927

7

5

3
Retired Fire Chief Came Here When Dallas Had 300 Citizens and Deer Ate Up Garden Truck

10 July 1927

10

1

1
Red-Haired Aunt Object of Indian Attack; Aborigines Thought Auburn-Tressed Girl Most Beautiful; Ague in Early Days; Texas Reeked With Malaria and Some Had Two Daily Chills. [per W. B. Yeary]

24 July 1927

7

4

4
Saw Cynthia Ann Parker's Return Home; Dallas Man [J. B. Trammel] Remembers Sul Ross' Rout of Comanche Indians; Born at Birdville; Father Came to Texas in 1850 and Saw Frontier Days.

14 Aug 1927

3

1

5
Had 'Position' Shooing Geese Out of Wheat; D. M. Mitchum Held Many Queer Jobs in His Varied Career; Left Home at 12; Dallas Man Walked 120 Miles to Join Forrest's Cavalry.

28 Aug 1927

8

1

3
$20 Per Acre Land Price in Early Dallas; Citizen Refused Property Near Baker Hotel Site Years Ago; Cut Much Wood; John F. West Recalls Early
Days of City as Terminal Town.

4 Sep 1927

8

1

2
Pioneer Says Much Moving in Early Days; S. G. Williams Tells How Settlers Kept Wandering, Lived Many Places; Chasing Wolves with Whip, One of Adventures Remembered.

11 Sep 1927

10

1

4
Buffalo Hunt Annual Event
in Early Days; Capt. W. T.
Preston of Grand Prairie Tells
of Pioneering; After Elbow Room; Native Texan Says Bread and Meat Meant Just That.

18 Sep 1927

6

1

4
One of Swiss Settlers Here Tells of Trip; J. E. Hess in Party Coming to Dallas Before First Railroad; Didn't Like Place; Service on Police Force and as Mail Carrier Narrated.

2 Oct 1927

5

1

4
Pioneer Tells of Dallas
as Country Town; E. A. Renfro Helped Develop Two Texas Counties; Land $2 an Acre; Sixteen Sections Offered for Each New Mile of Railroad.

9 Oct 1927

7

6

Editorial/
Books
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Main-St. Paul Lot Sells for $2,000 in '81; W. F. Bradley Tells About Days When Dallas Was Village; Big Fire in 1883; Manufacturing Ice Losing Business Here Number of Years.

30 Oct 1927

12

1

1
Education Came Hard to Pioneers; Judge J. F. Holmes Tells What He Went Through.

6 Nov 1927

7

1

Editorial
Section
'Blue Norther' Not Like It Was in Olden Days; W. A. Work Tells of Some Storms Back in '70s; On Buffalo Hunts; Plenty of Game, but Hard Task to Get it to Dallas.

13 Nov 1927

 3

1

Editorial
Section
Old Minstrel Helped Parade Dallas in '81; Joe A. Mills Tells of His First Visit and Location Here.

20 Nov 1927

7

1

Want-Ad
Section
Oxen Speedy A-Plenty for Early Texans; J. F. Williams Tells How His Father Came Here From Georgia; Raising Wild Hogs; They Grew Fat, but Wouldn't Pay Attention to Callers.

27 Nov 1927

4

1

Local News
Section
Firemen Go to Circus, Dallas Church Burns; Not Recently, No, It Was Back in the Early Seventies; Pat Phelan Talks; Waterworks Expert for Many Years Tells of Old Days.

4 Dec 1927

5

1

Local News
Section
Old Chisholm Trail Driving Days Sketched; A Branshaw Also Tells of Pioneering in Northwest; Kansas Trip Taken; Indian Chief Captured by Custer, Attracted Attention.

11 Dec 1927

6

1

Auto
Section
Worked First Year in Dallas Without Cent; L. D. Busbee, Now a Farmer, Drew His Pay All at Once; Guns in Welcome; Train Held Up as Boy Arrived, Pistol Battle Next Morning.

18 Dec 1927

9

1

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1928
Quarter Horse Valued Most in Early Days; Jeff G. Jones Tells of Time When Arkansas Was Frontier; Few Amusements; Declares Modern Girl More Pictorially Interesting.

1 Jan 1928

4

1

1
Pioneer Tells of Advance in Farming Ways; John M. Hayes Saw Its Evolution From
Simplest of Methods; Vote With Gun; Grandfather Was Only "Copperhead" Who Cast His Vote.

29 Jan 1928

8

1

Editorial
Section
Beer Had Hard Row to Hoe in Early Dallas; Came in with Railroads, but Whisky Had Inside Track on It; Old Farming Days; George P. Jackson Tells of Early Settlers in Old-Time Texas.

5 Feb 1928

7

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Editorial
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Forney Famed for Wild Hay in Early Days; J. F. Self Tells of Trip to Indiana by Wagon and Boat; Packs of Wolves; Times When Dallas Was Only Stage Stand are Recalled.

12 Feb 1928

10

1

1
Passengers in 1872 Fished as Crew Toiled; Railroad Men Filled Engine Tank from
Puddles or Streams; Skunk Kept as Pet; Oldtimer [J. A. West] Tells of Mail-Carrying from Dallas on Star Route.

19 Feb 1928

8

1

Auto
Section
Early Stores Had to Keep Large Stock; Max Rosenfield Tells of Business Beginning of Dallas; Growth Unusual; Floating Population Left but Merchants Stayed With City.

26 Feb 1928

12

1

Auto
Section
Established Clarendon's First Store; Morris Rosenfield Went to Work for Sanger Bros. in 1881; Stock Freighted In; Firm Kept Just Ahead of Railroad in Opening New Houses.

4 Mar 1928

10

1

Editorial
Section
95 Voters at First Election Held in Dallas; J. H. Yeargan, in County 74 Years, Remembers Initial Contest; Population of 475; Father Bought Land Adjoining Love Field for $6 Per Acre.

11 Mar 1928

10

1

1
Indian Scares Drove Him [T. A. Hayes] Out of Bell County; News of Massacre Nearby Made Bell Family Move Their Home; Came Here in 1855; Father Wouldn't Travel Sundays, but Beat All Others In.

18 Mar 1928

9

1

1
Spends Fifty Years Making Dallas Pretty; Paul D. Nix Now Works for Grandchildren of First Employers; Enlisted When 16; He Did Landscape Work on Oak Cliff When Town Was Started.

25 Mar 1928

8

1

Editorial
Section
Lazy Neck Was Misnomer, Old Dallasite Says; No Idlers Among Residents There, Declares F. J. Barry; Old-Time Politics; Voters at Early Day Election Seemed to Outnumber Citizens.

1 April 1928

4

1

1
6-Cent Cotton Thought Good in 'Olden Days'; Did
So Well Guy McClung's Father Started Another Crop; Paradise for Boys; Gillespie County Outdid All Imaginative Stories, He Says.

8 April 1928

11

1

Editorial
Section
Mesquite Trip to Dallas Real Journey in '60s; Two Days Were Needed to Come Here and Return by Oxen; Farms Were Scarce; Cattle Raising Only Industry When W. W. Smith Arrived.

15 April 1928

10

1

Automobile
Section
One Big Office Plant Enough Idea in 1908; When Second Was Built, Men Said it Couldn't Be Filled; Wild Life in State; Old-Timers Used It for Much of Food, Says Sterling P. Strong.

22 April 1928

7

1

Editorial
Section
Tells How He Was Stolen by Sioux Indians; Tacks Tyler on Way to Canada Saw Much of Wild Life; Battled Outlaws; Joined Rangers and Has Many Wounds from Clashes.

29 April 1928

12

1

Automobile
Section
Early Times in Old South are Depicted; Pioneer Dallas Realtor Also Tells of Civil War Days; To Texas in 1905; J. A. Woodard Declares Faith in City Already Proven.

6 May 1928

12

1

Automobile
Section
City of Paris Called Pinhook in Early Days; J. N. Humphrey, North Texas Pioneer, Talks of Olden Times; Plenty of Game; Prairie Fires Believed to Have Given Soil Black Tinge.

13 May 1928

10

1

Automobile
Section
Texas Society Much Mixed in Early Eighties; Modern Day Classification Unknown Among Early Citizens; Rodeo is Outdone; Cowboys Getting Trail Herds Ready Did Real Western Work, [per G. W. Fox]

20 May 1928

6

1

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Angel Maker Name of Early Dallas Train; Seymour Myers Tells of Coming West Half Century Ago; Black Friday Good; Easterner Amazed at "Four Bits" and Numbers of Negroes.

27 May 1928

8

1

Automobile
Section
Ferry Across Trinity Here in Early Days; El Paso Man [E. T. Stoker] Tells About Visiting Dallas When a Village; Farming Difficult; First Lancaster Cotton Hauled to Railroad at Kosse.

3 Jun 1928

7

1

Automobile
Section
Former Texas Ranger Tells of Early Days; John D. Rains in Fights With Cortina Along Rio Grande; Also in Civil War; New Light on Killing of Sam Bass by Dallas Man.

10 Jun 1928

12

1

Automobile
Section
[W. B. Yeary] Tells About Settling Old Farmersville; Original Town of Sugar Hill Earned Name in Unusual Manner; Children Unshod; First Horse Wagon and Sewing Machine Were Real Sensations.

17 Jun 1928

10

1

Automobile
Section
2 Fairs Held in Dallas in Early Times; Promoters Fell Out and Gave Separate State Shows; Success for Both; Those That Attended One Wanted to See What Other Doing. [per W. R. Roberts]

24 Jun 1928

8

1

Society
Section
Horse Stealing Best Sport of Texas Indians; Judge W. N. Coombes Tells of Early Days in Dallas Area; Big Flood in 1833; Grandfather Waited Two Months for River Rise to Subside.

1 July 1928

8

1

Automobile
Section
Longhorns and Native Horses Given Praise; Should Have Been Foundation for Genuine American Stock; To Texas in Wagon; But Dr. [A. C.] Gillespie Doesn't Remember Much About Journey.

22 July 1928

8

1

Automobile
Section
Van Zandt Was Last Frontier Preceding War; E. P. Sides of Dallas Tells of When Deer Were Plentiful; 3 Miles to School; Bloodshed Over County Seat Change Was Barely Averted.

29 July 1928

8

1

Society
Section
Veteran Says Fiddle Tunes Outclass Jazz; Camp Sterling Price Gatherings Feature Old Square Dances; Ante-Bellum Days; W. H. Harrell, 82, Tells of Conditions During Slavery Times.

5 Aug 1928

14

1

Automobile
Section
Straw Put on Early Street Car Floors; Hugo Arons Tells When Dallas Had 8,000 Population; Saloons Plentiful; Sale of Land on Elm for $20,000 Was Talk of Entire Town.

12 Aug 1928

7

1

Automobile
Section
$150,000 Lot Offered for $1,500 in '82; Dallas Real Estate Has Made Big Strides in Forty-Five Years; Early
Elections; Furnished Three or Four Weeks' Excitement, Says J. H. Webster.

19 Aug 1928

5

1

Automobile
Section
Early Businessmen of Dallas Given Praise; Old Residents Worked Heart and Soul for Advancement of City; Thos. Buford Talks; Tells of Early Concerns That Developed With Passing Years.

26 Aug 1928

11

1

Automobile
Section
Horse Lost and Dallas Went Broke; Owned by Sheriff 50 Years Ago and Whole Town Bet on Him; Won Next Day; But Nobody Had Money to Back Him Again, Says Wood Ramsey.

2 Sep 1928

6

1

Automobile
Section
Panic Times Found Dallas Without Cash; A. F. Slater Says One Couldn't Get $10 on $40,000 Security; To Texas in 1879; Tried Sheep Herding, but Found Its Solitude Intolerable.

9 Sep 1928

8

1

Automobile
Section

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DATE

PAGE

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Tramped it to Texas in Wild, Woolly Times; J. H. Capers' Boots Were Too Stiff, So He Carried Them; Then Studied Law; Only Two of Dallas Men He Practiced With Still Living.

16 Sep 1928

8

1

Automobile
Section
Tough Towns Near Dallas in Old Days; Blackjack Grove Barred Nothing but Cockfights and Craps; 'Not for Gentlemen'; Killings Were All Right, but Dice Were Considered Low.

23 Sep 1928

8

1

Automobile
Section
Ox-Wagon and Flintlock
Gun Days Recalled; J. M. Keith's Forbears Came to Texas Way Back in 1845; Was Wild Region; Compass and Stars Used to Steer Way Across Country.

30 Sep 1928

4

1

Local News
Texas Mills Were Run by Horsepower; W. R. Bowen Tells of Difficulties of Farming in Early Days; Five-cent Cotton; Grocers Often Bartered Gallons of Whisky for a Yearling.

7 Oct 1928

9

1

Building &
Loan Section
Living Cheap During Lowest
Business Ebb; Workers in
Dallas Saw Hope in Lotteries
in early '80s; City Thought Dead; Simon Loeb Describes How Progress Came with News and Fair.

14 Oct 1928

12

1

Automobile
Section
Dallas Realty Went Begging
During 1883; Town Dead as Could Be, J. B. Mayo, Says; 10,000 Population; Developing of Early Additions Described by Kentuckian.

21 Oct 1928

9

5

Automobile
Section
Frontier Days Described by Pioneer Texan; R. S. Carothers' Father First to Gin Cotton by Steam Power; No Lack of Game; Tells of How 3 Bears and Panther Slain Before Breakfast.

28 Oct 1928

9

1

Automobile
Section
Early Wet and Dry Battle in Texas Bitter;, C. W. Harned Describes Struggles in Dallas of Y. M. C. A.

4 Nov 1928

5

1

Automobile
Section
Market Street Once Dallas'
East Border; John E. Hess Says Making Living Not Hard in Early Days; Mayor Put in Jail; Governor Orders Release When Citizens Show Opposition.

11 Nov 1928

9

1

Automobile
Section
Pioneer Tells of Early-Day Travel Woes; O. F. Yarbrough Describes Troubles Faced by Stage Lines; Big Profit in Corn; Lawlessness of Guards at Tyler War Prison Cited.

18 Nov 1928

9

1

1
Clerks' Hours Long in Early Dallas Times; Kentuckian [Sam Freshman] Tells About Coming to Texas in Start of '80s; Jobs Hard to Find; Wages Low, but Cost of Living Also Less Than at Present.

25 Nov 1928

8

1

Automobile
Section
Recalls Time Deer Roamed Around Home; S. J. Houghton's Father Sought Fortune in Early Texas; Wild Horse Herds; Large Crowd Present to See First Cotton in State.

2 Dec 1928

4

1

Automobile
Section
Came to Dallas 54 Years Ago and Still Here; M. P. Hayes Tells About Early Days, When Rails Were New; Old-Time Citizens; Wagon Yards Were Valuable Property in Young Texas City.

9 Dec 1928

13

1

Automobile
Section
16,000 People Dallas Claim 50 Years Ago; Interesting Facts Shown in Early Directory of M. P. Hayes; Four Daily Papers; Forty-Six Saloons Listed Among Establishments of City.

16 Dec 1928

10

4, 7

Automobile
Section
Ferry Turned To Toll Bridge At Low Water; Charge to Cross Trinity Was Same Under Either Plan; How City Started; French Town Residents Didn't Like Long Trip to Distillery. [per T. R. Yeargan]

23 Dec 1928

13

 7

Editorial
Section
East Texas of Pioneer Days
a 'Paradise'; Fred Williams Describes Beauty and Richness of Territory.

 30 Dec 1928

 4

 5

 Automobile
Section


1929
$125 Monthly Wage Princely in Early Days; Year's Farming Results Made Sherman Man [Ice B. Reeves] Try Selling.

6 Jan 1929

4

1

 Automobile
Section
Little Doing in Dallas in Last of '70s; Place Wide Open, With Free Lunches Big Attraction; Only One Car Line; Charles Henning Tells of Times Here Between Two Booms.

13 Jan 1929

11

1

 Automobile
Section
Man Who Came From Alabama Texas Pioneer; Sam C. Hardin, Now of Dallas, Blacksmith of Early Days; Official at Ferris; Name on Ranger Rolls, Although Never Actually Served.

20 Jan 1929

10

1

 Automobile
Section
Blue Norther Not Bad Now, Cullom Avers; John H. Cullom Tells of Early Day Rain Which
Came Horizontal; Here for
52 Years; Towns of Duck
Creek and Embree Com-
bined to Form Garland.

27 Jan 1929

9

1

Automobile
Section
Lick Skillet And Grab All Once in Texas; Dallas Man [A. C. Long] Tells About Wild Times and Towns in South Texas; Credit Business; Farmers Had No Cash and Crop Failures Hard on Communities.

3 Feb 1929

9

1

 Automobile
Section
[Part 1] Indians Feared Less Than U. S. General; R. G. Gaines Describes Hardships During Civil War; Fled From Home; Much Confidence Placed in Dogs to Provide Warnings.

10 Feb 1929

9

1

 Automobile
Section
[Part 2] War Over Five Months Before Word Received; R. G. Gaines Continues Story of Texas in Early Days; Return of Soldiers; Town of Searsville Ends with Advent of Valley Mills.

17 Feb 1929

10

1

Automobile
Section
Texas Winter of '66-7 One Mild All Way; R. G. Gaines Tells About Mail and Bar Reaching Valley Mills; Last Indian Fight; Ku Klux, Apple Peddlers and Wild Turkeys are Items.

24 Feb 1929

10

3

Automobile
Section
Tells Woes of Early Cattle Trail Blazers; R. G. Gaines Continues Narrative of Texas in Pioneer Days; Neighbors Trusted; Large Amounts Loaned Without Notes or Security.

3 Mar 1929

9

1

Automobile
Section

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PAGE

COLUMN

SECTION
All Invited to Weddings in Pioneer Days; R. G. Gaines Continues Narrative of Texas of Long Ago; Had Rude Justice; Year 1869 One of Activity and Prosperity for Settlers.

10 Mar 1929

7

1

Automobile
Section
3 Cows Paid for Clock by Early Texans; And Their Calves Went With Them to Secure Good Timepieces; Herds Mavericked; Easy Way to Cattle Riches Lasted Just One Year.

17 Mar 1929

8

1

Automobile
Section
Gaines Tells About Driving Cattle North; Taking Herd of 2,800 Steers to Abilene Thrilling Feat; Trail Wide Path; No Banks in Cowtowns, but No Fear of Bandits Either.

24 Mar 1929

12

1

Automobile
Section
Twenty Years on Firing Line Pioneer's Lot; Adolph Landolt of Dallas Fought for South When 14; Fought the Indians; Service Includes Time as Texas Ranger and in Navy.

7 Apr 1929

8

1

Automobile
Section
Year of 1873 Sees Passing of Log Cabin; Cooking Stove, Sewing Machine Also Come to North Texas; Tin Dipper Man; Movement of Cattle to North Also Reaches Its Maximum.

14 Apr 1929

8

1

Automobile
Section
Recalls Early Days Spent in Cherokee Co.; Dallasite [S. A. Fain] Relates Primitive Existence at Larissa; Progress Noted; Development of Schools, Rail Facilities and Industry Gradual.

21 Apr 1929

7

1

1
[R. G. Gaines] Ride in Wagon 130 Miles for Inauguration; Many Made Longer Trip to See Coke Become Texas Governor; Honors for Jurors; Esteemed Great Dignity for Settler to Sit in Early Trials.

28 Apr 1929

11

1

Automobile
Section
Dallas in Grip of Hard Times
54 Years Ago; E. Maus Visits Dallas After Half Century of Absence; Remembers Firms; Very Few Persons Could Vision Any Future for Town.

5 May 1929

10

1

Automobile
Section
Dallas Livest Place in 1873, Says Kansan [Charles Saunders of Wichita]; Population Was Greater Than Accommodations in Early Days; Lumber in Demand; Was Sold as Fast as It Was Received With Buildings Needed.

12 May 1929

14

1

Automobile
Section
Scant Market For Crops in Pioneer Days; J. V. Wright Tells About Life Around Dallas in Late '50s; 'Miraculous Hogs'; Keeping Wild Geese and Prairie Chickens Out of Fields Big Job.

19 May 1929

13

1

Agriculture
Section
First Steam Gin in Dallas
Lost by Fire; Courthouse Also Three Times Destroyed by Same Means; Land Values Grow; Rapid Increase in Price in Early Days, Told by Jack Fisher.

26 May 1929

9

1

Automobile
Section
Traveling Man 50 Years Ago Had No Cinch; A. Dinkelspiel, Veteran Salesman, Tells of His Early Experiences; To Dallas in 1892; Graphic Word Picture of Conditions in City at That Date Given.

2 Jun 1929

10

1

Automobile
Section
Tells of Early Newspapers in Texas Field; Rotarian of Arkansas Relates His Experiences in Texas; Dallas in 1881; City Hall Was a Small Frame Structure -- City Starts to Grow.

9 Jun 1929

6

1

Automobile
Section
First Forney Cafe Operator Tells of War; Bees Help Federals Win Battle From Confederates; Art Combination; House Painter Helps Put on Shows and Stages Horse Races.

16 Jun 1929

10

1

Automobile
Section
Hunt County Shy of Rains in Early Days; O. F. Yarbrough Tells of Crop Failures in the
Late '40s; Many Quagmires;
John Whittaker, Tyler, Famous as Racer in East Texas.

23 Jun 1929

12

1

Editorial
Section
[G. H. Winfrey] Opened Store to Start Town of South Bend -- Blacksmith and Doctor Joined Dallasite in Early Days There; War Dance Helps; First Boom Due to One Staged by Tonkawas for July 4.

30 Jun 1929

6

1

Automobile
Section
Praises Sung of West Texas by Dallas Man; J. L. Strickland Tells of Early Drouths at San Saba; Crop Sold for $5.00; Later Development of Jones and Foard Counties Sketched.

7 July 1929

8

1

Automobile
Section

 

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DATE

PAGE

COLUMN

SECTION
Texas Rangers Had Hard Life in Early Days; Thomas Sieker of Dallas Tells of Adventures After War; Bad Men in West; Would Not Eat Prairie Dogs Until Told They Were Squirrels.

14 July 1929

8

1

Automobile
Section
Bullfighting in Early Days
Sport Events; Wild Animals Then Battled Each Other, Says Kerr Pioneer [J. J. Denton]; Watchers in Tree; Climbed to Safety Before Cattle Came to Scene of Contests.

4 Aug 1929

2

6

Editorials
Section
Denison Wild Town in 1872, Pioneer Says; J. F. Propst Tells About Trip to Texas on Freight Train; Dallas Too Dull; Real Estate Man Tried Hard to Sell City Property Cheap.

11 Aug 1929

2

6

Editorials
Section
Fire Fighting in Early Days in City Told; W. E. Lacy Relates Difficulties in Quelling Flames; California Hunter; As Boy He Bagged Game in That State for Ex-Texan to Market.

18 Aug 1929

7

1

1
Before Wagon Came Hauling Done by Sled; Primitive Methods for Farming Are Recalled by Dallasite; County Seat War; Witnessed Historic Near-Hostilities in Van Zandt County.

25 Aug 1929

8

1

Automobile
Section
Early Days of Journalism in City Recalled; Trial and Tribulation in Newspaper Business for Old-Timers; Originating News; Unexpected Outcome of Big "Scoop" Detailed by E. G. Myers.

1 Sep 1929

8

1

Society
News
Section
On Railroads in Early Days Out of Dallas; Carl G. Smith Tells of His Experience When City Was Young; Bass Robbed Train; Old-Timer's Friend Was in Charge of Mails During Holdup.

8 Sep 1929

10

1

1
Wild Cattle in Old Days Were Cotton Pests; Eating Lint
From Bales, They Gave Trouble to Texas Growers; Telephone Pioneer; Dallasite [R. H. Walls] Tribulations as Operator of Switchboard.

15 Sep 1929

9

1

Automobile
Section
Glimpse Given of Dallas Seen in Early Days; D. C. McCord Tells of Its Expansion During Residence; Fire Trails Church; Congregation Moves 3 Times When Places of Worship Burn.

22 Sep 1929

9

1

Automobile
Section
Elm Street Once in Pair of Towns at Same Time; Sam Dysterbach Tells of When Street Only Dirt Road; Many Belt Lines; Growth of Small Store Sketched by Early Dallas Merchant.

29 Sep 1929

7

1

Automobile
Section
Racing Since '70s, [Henry T.] Batcheloer Quits Track; Dallasite Sells His Last Horse After Victory of Few Days Ago; Quarter Race Days; Father Brought Shiloh to Texas to Win Contest Due to Mishap.

20 Oct 1929

7

1

Automobile
Section
Pioneer Tells of Starting Introduction; First Night in Dallas in Company of Detective Wild Affair; Held Two Places; Max Munzesheimer Says People Friendly in Early Days.

27 Oct 1929

12

1

1
'Yankee Fake' Term Applied
to Barbed Wire; Marsh [Mark] Elliston Tells of Unfenced Days for Dallas; Finds Large Sum; Gets Suit, Boots, Cap and Watch With $10 Given as Reward.

3 Nov 1929

7

1

Automobile
Section
Rise in Realty Values in Early Days is Shown; E. G. Knight Recalls His Profits Upon Acreage Now in City; Cold Drink in July; First Red
Lemonade Distracts Attention He Pays First Engine.

10 Nov 1929

7

1

Automobile
Section
Old Cow Trail Life Anything But Luxuries; Los Angeles Man [Charles Cline] Tells of Riding Herd in Texas' Youth; Shooting at Tyler; Boy From Mountains of Kentucky Finds West Full of Action.

17 Nov 1929

6

5

Automobile
Section
Dozen Shacks at Fort Worth in Early '50s; Howard W. Peak Tells of Raid and Battle With
Comanches in 1860; Plenty of Game; Trips by Traveling Salesman Made on Horse in Those Days.

24 Nov 1929

8

1

Foreign News
Section
Kickapoo Big Town in Early Days of Texas; L. W. Wilkinson Tells of Pioneering Experiences Around Tyler; Plenty of Game; Arrival of Stage Then Important Event in Each Community.

1 Dec 1929

6

1

Foreign News
Section
Relief Needed By Farmer of Days Gone By; Came Out at Little End of Horn in Sale of Cotton in Dallas; Hard Hauling Then; Twelve Hours' Trip from Lancaster to Get Only 3 1/2 Cents a Pound. [per Jim Johnson]

 22 Dec 1929

8

1

Foreign Affairs
Section
Dallas' Future Appeared Dark At End of '76; John W. Dixon Thought $5 an Acre Too Much for Land; School Instructor; Each Teacher Obliged to Work Out His Own Methods.

 29 Dec 1929

6

7

Society
Section


1930
Ferris Lands Only $1 Acre in Early '60s; J. B. Freeman Sketches Pioneer Days in Various Towns; Not Much Farming; Trading of Eight Head of Cattle for One Pony Recounted.

5 Jan 1930

4

1

Main
News
Section
Cotton Seeds Once Thought
Cattle Poison; Proved Otherwise, Still Was Believed Dangerous to Hogs; Carrollton's Start; Moving of Hamp Witt's Mill to Site Marks Its Founding. [per F. M. Good]

12 Jan 1930

2

1

Amuse-
ments
Section
Rush to Texas in Early '80s is Described; Jeff D. Robinson Says All Trains Crowded With Emigrants; Dallas Gets Boom; Slump Follows, but City Starts Over and Keeps on Growing.

19 Jan 1930

6

1

Amuse-
ments
Section
Smith County Man Tells of Early Times; R. A. Land of Lindale Recalls Days Before Bridges; No Game Hunting; Stealing Unknown and Rifle Means of Settling Disputes.

26 Jan 1930

7

1

Automobile
Section
'99 Cold Wave Registerd 10 Beneath Zero; Carry-All Sleigh Helps Dallasite to Election as Sheriff; Vaccinate Firemen; Exposed to Smallpox in Fighting Hotel Blaze During Freeze.

2 Feb 1930

7

1

Automobile
Section
Breckenridge Once Village
in Dallas County; J. W. Bone
Resided Near Flourishing
Community on Floyd Farm; Fists and Musician; Settle Differences on His Ability to Play Notes by Ear.

9 Feb 1930

6

1

Automobile
Section
Torch Parade for Cleveland Held in Dallas; All-Night Affair Celebrated Victory, W. T. Pace Recalls; Lynched His Client; Mob Saved Him Defending First He Had in Practicing Law.

2 Mar 1930

3

1

Automobile
Section
Hiring Labor Easy Enough in Early '60s; Owners of Slaves in East Texas Glad to Get Them Fed; Cash for Coffee; Grocers Refused to Accept Cotton for Imported Berries. [per W. D. Goodnight]

9 Mar 1930

5

1

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Section

TITLE

DATE

PAGE

COLUMN

SECTION
Early Editor Tells of Trek to Duck Creek; Thriving Village Site Near Present Town of Garland; Indians Harmless; E. B. Basye Gives Data on Frontier Times Around Dallas.

16 Mar 1930

7

1

Automobile
Section
Building Rail Lines in Early Days Recalled; T. F. Larkin as Boy Had Job With Father on Construction; Took Hard Work; Wheelbarrow, Shovels and Picks Only Tools in Texas Work.

23 Mar 1930

6

1

Foreign News
Section
Early Telegraphing in Dallas Described by Veteran Operator [John T. Patton]

30 Mar 1930

1

2

Foreign News
Section
Trail Driving Tribulations are
Recalled; Sam H. Milliken One of Pathfinders to Kansas Market; Romance is Fiery; Chief, Resenting Attentions to Daughter, Ignites Cattle Range.

6 Apr 1930

7

1

Foreign News
Section
Riding Mules Diversion of Pioneer Days; A. B. Clark Tells About "Breaking" Hundred at Red Oak; Texas Trip Slow; Prairie Schnooners Not Much Faster Than Sailing Ships.

13 Apr 1930

5

1

Foreign News
Section
Old-Time Drummer [Frank Meeks] Tells How Trade of West Texas Was Won for Dallas by 1884 Samaritans

20 Apr 1930

9

3

Society
Section
Union Depot Plank Affair Back in 1874; R. A. Mansfield Tells of Prairie Chickens at Cadiz and Ervay; Start of Baseball; Local Team Imports Famous Pitcher and Receives Pennant.

27 Apr 1930

5

1

Foreign News
Section
Arms to Save Corn, but Aids
Starving Men; Incident of Oklahoma's Boomer Days Told by J. Y. Sizer; Indian as
Humorist; Tecumseh McClure Beat Drummers at Their Own Pastime.

4 May 1930

7

1

Foreign News
Section
Tells of Trip Made to Texas on Horseback; R. A. Slack Describes Overland Journey from Arkansas.

11 May 1930

1

2

Foreign News
Section
Road Building Rather Crude in Early Days; Mesquite Pioneer Tells of Long Trip Here From Mississippi; Native Hay Good; Real Estate Business Thriving Until Collapse of Boom.

18 May 1930

 6

1

Foreign News
Section
Albany Found Real Frontier in Early Days; R. A. Slack Tells About Jail Break, Lynching and Shootings.

1 Jun 1930

1

1

Foreign News
Section
Texas Pioneer Tells of Fights With Indians; G. F. Banowsky of San Antonio Lauds Bravery of Redskins.

8 Jun 1930

1

4

Agriculture
Section
Pioneer [W. P. Martin] Says Early Dallas School Rough; Big Boys Manage to 'Hog-Tie' Teacher Who Beat Them.

15 Jun 1930

1

5

Agriculture
Section
Estray Sales Day Served
as Newspaper, Radio and Telephone for Early Texans

22 Jun 1930

1

3

Editorial
Section
Texas in Early '50s Really Wild, Says Louis Blaylock, Who Came to State in '52

29 Jun 1930

1

4

Editorial
Section

TITLE

DATE

PAGE

COLUMN

SECTION
Oldtimer [Judge T. A. Work] with Fifty Cents Makes $75,000 in Dallas in 3 Years

6 July 1930

1

2

Editorial
Section
Roads to Dallas Also Highways' Problem in Early Days of State [per John McCommas].

13 July 1930

1

2

Editorial
Section
Cowboy Spree at Abilene in '80s Recalled; Dallasite [George. A. Lake] Also Tells of Trials of Early Real Estate Men.

20 July 1930

1

8

Foreign News
Section
Dallas Streets Once Crowded with Buggies; "Didn't Take Autos Seriously," Says Veteran Traveling Man [John H. Williamson].

27 July 1930

1

8

Foreign News
Section
Six Towns Once Sent Delegations to Help Elect Dallas Mayor [per M. C. Scott]

3 Aug 1930

1, 2

6

Foreign News
Section
Dallas' First Paving So Bad Citizens Asked Muddy Streets Again

10 Aug 1930

1

1

Foreign News
Section
Grazed Cattle on the Choice Building Lots; Land Was Drug on Market in Early Days in Texas [per J. W. Sparkman]

17 Aug 1930

1

4

Foreign News
Section
Veteran Officer [S. H. Hall] Tells of Wild Days in Waco, Dallas, Other Towns

7 Sep 1930

1

2

Foreign News
Section
[J. H. Jackson] Carried Mail Across Muddy Fields Where Skyscrapers Now Rise

14 Sep 1930

1

7

Foreign News
Section
Recalls First Home of News Being Built; Norman McMurray Tells of Fire Station and Church Burning.

21 Sep 1930

1

8

Foreign News
Section
Indian Fights One Diversion of Early Days; Capt. J. W. Allen Relates Also Experience Selling Lightning Rods.

28 Sep 1930

1

4

Foreign News
Section
Hunting Good Around Dallas in Early Days; Leon Beyrle Tells of Trapping Birds at Ross and Haskell.

5 Oct 1930

1

7

Foreign News
Section
Dallasite [Capt. J. P. Wylie], in Confederate Army, Battled in Dove Creek Indian Fight, Disastrous to Soldiers

19 Oct 1930

1

6

Foreign News
Section

TITLE

DATE

PAGE

COLUMN

SECTION
Blue Norther of '85 Costly to Sheepmen; Dallasite [H. R. Vantine] and Partners Had 4,000 Head Killed Out of 12,000.

26 Oct 1930

1

8

Automobile
Section
Forgotten Town of Brecken-
ridge Near Richardson;
Poorville and Witt's Mill Also Once on Dallas County
Map. [per R. M. (Dick)
Thompson of Carrollton]

2 Nov 1930

1

4

Automobile
Section
Man Who Battled Cortina Speaks of Early Border Days; Thomas Rains Also Captured by Yankees on Mustang Island.

9 Nov 1930

2

2

Automobile
Section
Chisholm Trail Days Described by Former Driver; W. J. Newcom Tells About Coming to Denison in Late '70s.

16 Nov 1930

1

4

Automobile
Section
First Telephone Line for Dallas Used by Firemen; News
Initial Concern to Equip With Electric Lights. [per W. M. Clower]

23 Nov 1930

1

8

Automobile
Section
Dalby Springs Famous Resort in Early Days; Jefferson Metropolis of East Texas Until Railroads Extended. [per G. E. Dalby]

30 Nov 1930

1

7

Automobile
Section
Printers' Status Greatly Changed; On Higher Plane; Contrast Made of Newspapers Now and in Early Dallas Days.

14 Dec 1930

1

2

Automobile
Section
House Warming Was Aftermath In House Raising; Clint Tucker Recalls Dallas When Logs Were Hewed for Home.

21 Dec 1930

1

3

Automobile
Section
Recalls Texans' Woes in Days of Reconstruction; Planters of
Old South's Aristocracy, Rockwall Man [L. W. Wilkinson] Says.

28 Dec 1930

1

1

Automobile
Section


1931
War-Time Paper Quit With Print and Ink Supply; Pioneer Publisher's Son [Charles S. Swindells] Tells About Troubles in Dallas of Old.

4 Jan 1931

1

7

Automobile
Section
Dallas Had Traffic Cops Back in Seventies to Handle Jams as Buffalo Wagons Arrived, [per B. M. Boyd]

11 Jan 1931

1

6

Automobile
Section
Retired Officer Talks of Early Drouth in Texas; S. M. Duncan Tells of Shipping of Cattle From Abilene.

18 Jan 1931

1

7

Automobile
Section
Fight for Range in Northwestern Texas Narrated; R. E. Douglass Tells of Time Cattlemen Ruled Around Clarendon.

25 Jan 1931

1

5

Automobile
Section
Growth of Brick Industry in Texas Seen by Dallasite; P. L. A. Jeffers Recalls its Progress Since Early Inception.

1 Feb 1931

1

2

Automobile
Section
Early Postoffice War Resulted in Town of Garland; Duck Creek and Embree Agreed to
Merge as That Place. [per A. F. McDonald]

8 Feb 1931

1

7

Automobile
Section
Everybody in Dallas Known Personally by Express Companies' Drivers in 1887 [per Nathaniel Burford Barksdale]

15 Feb 1931

1

6

Automobile
Section

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DATE

PAGE

COLUMN

SECTION
Dallasite [E. M. Boyd] There When Abilene Was Started, a Wild Tent Town

22 Feb 1931

1

3

Automobile
Section
High Wheel Bike Craze in Dallas Feature of '80s; H. J. Blakeney Describes Epoch When First Bicycles Appeared.

1 March 1931

1

5

Automobile
Section
Early Good Road Work in Dallas County Sketched; William E. Hawkins Also Tells How Oak Lawn's Streets Were Named.

8 March 1931

1

4

Automobile
Section
Ox Wagon Days are Recounted by Commissioner [George W.] Ledbetter

15 March 1931

1

2

Automobile
Section
Real Hard Times of Pioneers in Texas Described; John H. Cullom Also Tells of Early Day Newspapers.

22 March 1931

1

7

Automobile
Section
Driving of Texas Longhorns to Kansas Market Recalled and Big Stampede Described [per J. A. McDougle]

29 March 1931

1

6

Automobile
Section
Business Shift From Jefferson West Described; L. Craddock Tells About Great Days of Bremond and Kimball.

5 April 1931

1

6

Automobile
Section
Propserous Days of Jefferson as Port Recalled by Dallasite [Dr. George T. Veal]

12 April 1931

1

3

Automobile
Section
Dick Miller Tells of Construction of "Millermore"; Was Second Home Built by Pioneer Father in Dallas County.

19 April 1931

1

5

Automobile
Section
Prices in Early Day Varied for Gold and Paper; Son [Ben Kahn] of First Baker in Dallas
Describes Town in '70s.

26 April 1931

1

5

Automobile
Section
Two Dallas Fairs in 1886 Costly to Both Groups; Sydney Smith Describes Early Day
Residential Districts.

3 May 1931

1

7

Automobile
Section
Street Gas Lamp Brought
Cheering from Third Ward; Early-Day Illumination and Dallas' First Elevator Recalled. [per Tom Trotman]

10 May 1931

10

1

V
Dallas Was Hunter's Paradise in '50s, E. G. Knight Declares

17 May 1931

1

4

IV
Baseball's Start in Dallas Detailed by S. P. Mendez; Early Day Politics and Theatre-going Also Are Recalled

24 May 1931

1

8

IV

TITLE

DATE

PAGE

COLUMN

SECTION
Fort Worth in Early '80s
Colorful Place to Reside [per George W. Gibson]

31 May 1931

1

7

IV
Bois d'Arc Seed Market Glutted by Early Texans; Sam H. Bell Tells About How Pioneers Solved Many Problems.

7 June 1931

1

2

IV
Texas Bronchos Proved Emblem in Cattle Days; W. E. Brady Tells How Thieves Failed to Get Wild Dromedaries.

21 June 1931

1

7

IV
Introduction of Barb Wire into Texas by John W. Gates is Remembered by Pioneer.
[S. J. Houghton]

28 June 1931

1

1

IV
Dallas Man Tells of Founding Burnetta College at Venus, With Tuition $4 Per Month

5 July 1931

 6

6

 II
Paving of Dallas Streets With Bois d'Arc in 1882 Recounted by Lon Wheless

12 July 1931

1

6

IV
[W. D. Burke] Tells of Dallas in the Eighties; The Kerosene Lamp Days When Only the Rich Had Bathtubs

19 July 1931

1

6

IV
Trip to Texas in Covered
Wagon Not Glamorous, Says Dallasite; J. C. Mann Recalls His Migration to State in 1876.

26 July 1931

1

2

IV
Six Dallas Acres Once Offered in Trade for Horse; Land So Proffered Now Includes Site of St. George Hotel. [per T. J. Thompson]

2 Aug 1931

1

8

IV
Traffic Jams Nothing New, As,
for Instance, in 1852 at
Ford Across Red River. [per Luke Caton]

9 Aug 1931

1

1

IV
Time When Boom Hit
Weatherford Vividly Sketched; M. C. Cameron Also Tells of Graham as Early Seat of Culture.

30 Aug 1931

1

5

IV
Charging Longhorn Falls Dead, Saving Pioneer, Who Witnessed Bovine Being Saved From Bog [per R. H. Innes]

6 Sep 1931

1

1

IV
Shooting Irons Faced 'Tick Cattle' Drivers in Early Texas Days [per W. W. Hanaway]

13 Sep 1931

1

2

IV
Youth [E. F. Cain] Found Dallas Quiet and Preferred Ranch Life of West Texas in 1878-80

20 Sep 1931

1

7

IV
Dallas Experienced Booms and Slumps During Early Railroad Building Days [per W. H. Dana]

27 Sep 1931

1

1

IV
Fever Epidemics Gained for Texas Some of Citizens; Refugee [M. A. Moss] From Louisiana Fifty Years Ago Recalls Arrival.

4 Oct 1931

1

5

IV
Wildest Stampede in His Experience Told by Dallasite [J. A. McDougle]; Knocking Horns Echoed Like Musketry in Days of Trail Driving.

11 Oct 1931

1

1

IV

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DATE

PAGE

COLUMN

SECTION
Hailstorm and Big Fire Cited as Entertainment for Dallas in Days Before State Fair [per E. G. Amato]

18 Oct 1931

1

1

IV
Winter of 1878 Declared Coldest in North Texas; Judge W. N. Coombes Tells of Early Days and First Steamboat.

25 Oct 1931

1

1

IV
Stirring Times When Dallas Cast Lot With Confederacy Described by Early-Day Lad [per J. M. Stratton]

1 Nov 1931

1

 4

IV
Trade Called on Via Stage Coach in Early Times; Julius J. Loeb Tells How Blowing-up Dam Hurt Jefferson

8 Nov 1931

1

1

IV
Spring Round-Up Important
Event in Pioneer Days;
J. K. P. Shrader of
McKinney Also Tells of
Lumber Business.

15 Nov 1931

1

4

IV
Barging Across Trinity
Bottoms Exciting Event; J. A. Kirk Also Describes Troubles of Pioneers Getting to Town.

22 Nov 1931

1

5

IV
Early Printers Kept on Lookout for Indian Raids; Worth Ray Tells About Pioneer Days in Denton County.

29 Nov 1931

1

8

IV
Facts Regarding Indian Sacking of Bonham Told; Redskins Only on Spree and No Violence Offered Citizens. [per C. P. Haynes]

6 Dec 1931

1

3

IV
Eagle Ford Boom Vividly
Painted by Early Settler; F. J. Barry Also Describes Rally
in Dallas After Cleveland Won.

13 Dec 1931

1

3

IV
Early Settler [J. C. Caton]
Traded His Farm for a Sack of Coffee; Bleached Bones of Buffalo Marked Freight Trail from Houston

20 Dec 1931

1

4

IV
Grandson [Horace R. Binford] of Pioneer Doctor [Joseph Rowe] Tells How Latter Got Rich, But by Working as Surveyor

27 Dec 1931

9

6

II


1932

TITLE

DATE

PAGE

COLUMN

SECTION
Early Days in Texas
[per C. G. Akard]

3 Jan 1932

11

7

III
Early Days in Texas
[per George. C. Rawlins]

10 Jan 1932

13

7

III
Early Days in Texas
[per T. B. (Bev) Kendall]

17 Jan 1932

11

7

III
Early Days in Texas
[per William Minton]

24 Jan 1932

11

6

III
Early Days in Texas
[per J. A. Woodard]

31 Jan 1932

11

6

III
Early Days in Texas
(Cedar Hill Cyclone, etc.)
[per Ollie M. Rawlins]

7 Feb 1932

11

6

III
Early Days in Texas
[per W. S. Horton]

14 Feb 1932

9

6

III
Early Days in Texas
[per Henry Tanner]

21 Feb 1932

11

7

III
Early Days in Texas
[per George K. Meyer]

28 Feb 1932

7

7

 V
Early Days in Texas
[per Epps G. Knight]

6 Mar 1932

7

7

III
Early Days in Texas
[per B. B. Gately]

13 Mar 1932

11

7

III
Early Days in Texas
[per Asa Radagan, of Greer County, Oklahoma]

20 Mar 1932

13

6

III
Early Days in Texas
[per T. J. Murnane]

27 Mar 1932

5

6

V

TITLE

DATE

PAGE

COLUMN

SECTION
Early Days in Texas
[per W. J. Newcom]

3 Apr 1932

12

7

I
Early Days in Texas
[per Sterling P. Strong]

10 Apr 1932

11

6

III
Early Days in Texas
[per W. A. Martin]

17 Apr 1932

11

6

III
Early Days in Texas
[per J. T. Buckingham]

24 Apr 1932

13

6

III
Early Days in Texas 
[per J. W. Kinder of Amarillo]

1 May 1932

11

7

III
Early Days in Texas
[per J. M. Glover]

8 May 1932

13

7

III
Early Days in Texas
[per _____Wiley Denton of Wichita Falls]

15 May 1932

11

 7

III
Early Days in Texas
[per J. T. Green of Corsicana]

22 May 1932

11

7

III
Early Days in Texas
[C. E. Fretz Tells of Being
Small Boy Member of the
Colony of Swiss Brought
to Dallas by Ben Long
in 1870]

29 May 1932

11

7

III
Early Days in Texas
[per W. C. Lemmon]

5 June 1932

13

7

III
Early Days in Texas
[per Henry (Gus) Tribble of El Paso]

12 June 1932

9

7

III
Early Days in Texas
[per S. D. Swanson]

19 June 1932

11

7

III
Early Days in Texas
[per Robert D. Thorburn]

26 June 1932

9

7

III
Early Days in Texas
[per Judge J. F. Holmes]

3 July 1932

5

7

II
Early Days in Texas
[per S. A. Priddy]

10 July 1932

9

7

III
Early Days in Texas
[per E. P. Sides]

17 July 1932

9

7

III
Early Days in Texas
[per E. John Baldwin -- Gives
Fates of Hottest and Coldest
Weather]

24 July 1932

10

7

I
Early Days in Texas
[per J. K. Lillard]

31 July 1932

7

7

V

TITLE

DATE

PAGE

COLUMN

SECTION
Early Days in Texas
[per Sam Mittenthal]

7 Aug 1932

9

7

III
Early Days in Texas
[per A. W. Russell]

14 Aug 1932

13

7

 III
Early Days in Texas
[per C. W. Gracey]

21 Aug 1932

 9

 7

 III
Early Days in Texas
[per W. L. Spence]

28 Aug 1932

9

 7

III
Early Days in Texas
[per Alex Benson, of San
Angelo]

4 Sep 1932

9

 3

III
Early Days in Texas
[per R. A. Farquhar]

 11 Sep 1932

15

2

III
Early Days in Texas
[per J. H. Crane]

 2 Oct 1932

 13

7

III

TITLE

DATE

PAGE

COLUMN

SECTION
Early Days in Texas
[per Jeff G. Jones of Arkansas]

9 Oct 1932

9

7

VII
Early Days in Texas;
Mayer's Garden in the '80s

16 Oct 1932

 11

 2

III
Early Days in Texas;
the News and State Fair
Pushed Dallas to the
Front. [per Sam Freshman]

 23 Oct 1932

 11

 3

 I
Early Days in Texas;
Traded Tobacco for Pigs and Cowboy Saddles for Cattle [per H. C. Ford]

 30 Oct 1932

 13

 2

 I
Early Days in Texas; Riding to Hounds in Texas Once Was a Thrilling Sport [per Rev. J. B. Murray]

 6 Nov 1932

 7

 1

 I
Early Days in Texas;
He Sold Apples for $10
a Bushel in Texas in
1857 [per T. S. Snyder]

 13 Nov 1932

 7

 1

 I
Early Days in Texas; Navigation on the Upper
Trinity River in 1868
 20 Nov 1932

 5

 1

 I

TITLE

DATE

PAGE

COLUMN

SECTION
Early Days in Texas;
Camels Were Used to Transport Slaves to New Orleans [per C. W. Fox]

 27 Nov 1932

6

2

I
Early Days in Texas;
They Built Town in Joints, Moving it as Rail Terminus [per Henry Wilson of New Orleans]

 4 Dec 1932

15

 2

 I
Early Days in Texas;
Times Were Hard in the South, but East Texas Had Plenty. [per J. W. Bryant]

 11 Dec 1932

4

 1

 I
Early Days in Texas;
When Cotton Was Sold from Wagons on Elm Street. [per J. K. P. Shrader]

 18 Dec 1932

4

I

I
Days When Coming of Stage Was Big Event in Corsicana Recalled by Texas Pioneer [L. Levin Jester]

 25 Dec 1932

2

I

I


1933

TITLE

DATE

PAGE

COLUMN

SECTION
Early Days in Texas;
Fighting Mexicans and Indians Was A Regular Business. [per Thomas R. Rains]

1 Jan 1933

14

5

II
Early Days in Texas;
Texas Ranger Paid $40 a Month to Combat the Outlaws
[per Ben Thorp]

8 Jan 1933

11

4

II
Early Days in Texas;
When Cotton Growing in Texas Was an Infant Industry. [per O. F. Davis]

 15 Jan 1933

6

3

I
Early Days in Texas;
Hillside Dugouts Had Advantages as Residences. [per Claud C. Westerfeld]

 22 Jan 1933

9

5

III
Early Days in Texas;
Left an Estate of Horse, Saddle, Gun and Fishing Tackle. [per E. G. Knight]

29 Jan 1933

 10

2

I
Early Days in Texas;
Settler Had Whole Dallas News Block for His Premises. [per E. B. Basye]

5 Feb 1933

 6

5

I
Death of Mr. Adair, February
13, 1933

14 Feb 1933

1

4

II