What Racing Does for a Community., Daily Racing Form, 1913-01-03


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WHAT RACING DOES FOR A COMMUNITY. Never before in the history af F.l Iasos wonderful growth, say leal estate men. has there -.. been such a i in i house "famine." Houses, far-uisii.-ii or unfurnished, or even light housekeeping rooms and furnished rooms arc at a premium Real estate men each day tarn away hundreds of house and room seekers and Ihey are forced Io resort to local rooming hootes and noteia to get shelter. The .in is tiled t the point f overflowing with ■ noatlng population, which, it is s.-.i.i. has aevei been exceeded numerically. "I have never aoea the floating population of Il Iaso at sii.-h high tide. It seems that there i-no such thing 111 the elty as a desirable house foi rent, furnished or otherwise. The influx of per sons seeking an ideal climate, away from the rigor ous winters of the eaul and north is by far greater Ibis season than al any other time." said a promi BOUt real estate man in casually speaking of the lo.al rent situation Merchants say that the holiday seasons l.nsines-jnsi |..isv,d was the largest ever recorded in Kl Paso; thai there was more money spent. l-.l Hasos sstperb elimate and the race nieetiug at Juarez arc credited with drawing thousands to ih Pass City for the winter months.— El Has.. Times.

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