Search America's historic newspaper pages from 1789-1963 or use the U.S. Newspaper Directory to find information about American newspapers published between 1690-present. Chronicling America is sponsored jointly by the
National Endowment for the Humanities and the Library of Congress. external link Learn more
Image provided by: University of North Texas; Denton, TX
Newspaper Page Text
IE PASO HERALD
El Paso is growing at a phenomenal rate
ItS r aSieSI ' VjrOWmS JUUyi O; A P-lance at the accompanying photo
graphs prove it. Invest in GOVERNMENT HILL LOTS now and share in the emendous mo;erae
in realty values that is sure to come within the next six months. An investment m GOVERN M&JN 4
HILL LOTS now is the best you can make.
Paso in 1884 LooMsg East From Main Plaza
Government Hill's Progress
IS NOT REMARKABLE
It is only natural that such unusual advantages of
fered in Government Hill should demand a suburb
worthy of their character. It is only natural that these
unusual advantages energizing year by year should
culminate in Government Hill as the choicest resi
dential suburb of El Paso. The rapid development
k has experienced proves how popular it is and fore
tells the strides it will make.
The white building a little to the right of center background is judge Jos. Magoffin's house, the oldest American residence
in El Paso. At the extreme left is shown Maj. Sand's house. The hunter yards occupy in this picture exactly
the site of the large three story hotel to the left of center in the lower picture.
will increase in value just so feist as El
Paso increases in population and with
the history of the last few years before
yOU you can not doubt but that she
will be a city of 1 00,000 within the
next five years.
Ideal and Practical
describes Government Hill. Not
only do yon get in this garden spot
of Ei Paso the most beautiful en
vironment possible STiEPonnded by,
beaatiful homes, bnt yon also get
in Government BOH a home site
that's on the constant increase in
value from the first value included.
BUY NOW OR
Same View As Above, Ten Years Later (1894) Looking Southeast
.. . - ............ r.. ? s - ! '
s - "'
' JL '
The Pierson hotel in left f oreground burned about 10 years ago. The old Central school, now the Elks' clnh, is seen on right, and the First Methodist church.
The two streets shown are (nearest in) Texas street, and (a little further out) Myrtle street The last house shown on Myrtle is the house now dose in
town, occupied at one time by James Magoffin. The large house in the center of the picture on Myrtle is the old Coles-Stewart house.
Don't Buy in a
Government iEES Is assssed to b
the best ia or aarcnnd '13. Paso.
Dot delay 2 job. feteod to g
some of this the ereasn of El jPaeo
suburban piopext, for ts goiag
. t- t t.t sn.T
last JuaszJorcwnHjyvetaiiJLHtYe bw ,
has afi. modern con
pure mesa water,
phones and superior
street car service. A
b o n 1 e vardt running
from the city straight
through the addition
has just been eom
p 1 e t e d. overnment
BxU is known as the
wseburb of beautiful
Same View As Above Two Pictures, But Taken At The Present Time
This is looking southeast from the Mills building. The Elks' club (old Central school) is the dark building about two inches to the left of the center. Among the buildings shown in the picture are the Toltec
club, Calisher building, Bassett building, aty halL courthouse, Roberts-Banner building, electric building, Two .Republics tile Building, capies Duilding, lederal building and hotel Orndorff. The
transformation shown in the contrast between the top picture and this view has been accomplished in less than 30 years. The lasd in the foreground of this picture is worth today $30 to 995
per 'square foot, or $850,000 to $1,0000,000 $
j attested osr nigh
ground away from
the smoke and dostof
fee city, where a
beautiful view of the
mountains and valley
may be obtained. Let
ns show you tomor
tofw in our autos.
Youll enjoy the trip
Mile and a Half Nearer the Citv Than the Country Club
Prices: $150 and Up 10 Down and 5 a Month, No Interest, No Mortgage, No Taxes
304 SAN ANTONIO ST.
mjHl 1 1 JHk
i ,1,1 im wJb