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1913
EXCLUSIVE SUBURB
TO BE ESTABLISHED

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TOWN BEING PLANNED ON LARGE
TRACT SIX MILES NORTHEAST
OF COURT HOUSE.

     Plans are being rapidly completed for the building of an "exclusive residence" town at Caruths Switch as a suburb for Dallas. The property is owned by W. W. Caruth and is six miles northeast of the courthouse, near where the Missouri, Kansas and Texas and the Houston and Texas Central Railroads connect. It is also within a half mile of the intersection of the Sherman and Greenville interurbans. The town is to cover fifty acres, with a building restriction of at least $5,000 and perhaps $10,000.
     "We are boring for artesian water now," said Mr. Caruth. "I am having fifty acres surveyed and will place it on the market probably in about two months. The streets will be graded and graveled, with cement curbs and gutters, and sidewalks will all be four feet wide.
     "No tract will be sold smaller than 100x200 feet. There will be a restriction against the erection of any residence to cost less than $5,000, or possibly $10,000, the idea being to make this a first-class suburb. The fifty-acre tract is a half mile south of the intersection of the Sherman and Greenville interurbans, but close enough to the Sherman line to give good service into the city even now."
     It is also expected, that as soon as the settling of the new suburb commences, that the Houston and Texas Central will establish a station at Caruth. Mocking Bird lane runs through the tract, and it is only one mile east of Southern Methodist University. Mr. Caruth said that after the university was completed, he expected to place some of his land near to it on the market.

- April 23, 1913, The Dallas Morning News, p. 4, col. 4.
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CARUTH SWITCH A
RESIDENCE TOWN

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Plans Are Made to Develop Section of
Land Lying North of
Dallas.

     Caruth's Switch is to be made an "exclusive residence" town, if the present plan of W. W. Caruth is carried out. Fifty acres of land, six miles northeast of the court house and within a half mile of the intersection of the Sherman and Greenville interurbans is now being surveyed and will be placed on the market at an early date. The streets will be graded and graveled with cement curbs and gutters, and sidewalks will all be four feet wide. The Houston and Texas Central will establish a station at Caruth, and it is within a very short distance of the Sherman Interurban.

- April 23, 1913, Dallas Daily Times Herald, p. 5, col. 3.
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