Published by Morrison and Fourmy
Estimated Population: 12,978 [found in fiche 1, 1905-06]
Contents: A Synopsis of the Business Pursuits and Progress, the Present State, County and City Governments, an Index of all Societies, Associations, Corporations, Churches, Educational Institutes, the Full Name and Address of All Residents, their Occupations or Pursuits, and a Complete Classified Business Directory.
Abbreviations used: add, addition; adv’t, advertisement; agr’l, agricultural; agt, agent; appc, apprentice; ; ass’t, assistant; att’y, attorney; ave, avenue; bds, boards; bet, between; bld’g, buildings; B.B.S.C.Co, Buffalo Bayou Ship Channel Company; cash’r, cashier; clk, clerk, Co, county; Co, Company; col’d, colored; cor, corner; div, division; e, east; eng’r, engineer; e s, east side; exp, express; ext, extension; gen’l, general; Gov’t, Government; G.,H.&S.A.R’y, Galveston, Harrisburg & San Antonio Railway; G.H.&H.R.R., Galveston, Houston & Henderson Railroad; H.D.N.Co, Houston Direct Navigation Company; H.E.&W.T.R’y, Houston, East & West Texas Railway; H.&T.C.R’y, Houston and Texas Central Railway; I.&G.N.R.R., International & Great Northern Railroad; lab, laborer; manuf’g, manufacturing; manuf’y, manufactory; mdse, merchandise; n, north; nat’l, national; n e northeast; n s, north side; nr, near; n w, northwest; opp, opposite; opr, operator; pop’l, population; pres’t, president; propr, proprietor; R.R., Railroad; res, residence; Rev, Reverend or revenue; R’y, Railway; s, south; s e, southeast; sec’y secretary; s s, south side; st, street; supt, superintendent; s w, southwest; tel, telegraph; T.&N.O.R.R., Texas & New Orleans Railroad; T.T.Co, Texas Transportation Company; T.W. R’y, Texas Western Railway; Treas’r, Treasurer; w, west; Wash’n, Washington; wid, widow; wks, works; w s, west side.
|Content Description||Page Number|
|Errata─Additions, Alterationsa and Removals, made too late for regular inclusion||8|
|Fire Department (out of order)||35|
|Houston Business Review||5|
|Index to Advertisements||2|
|Secret and Benevolent Societies||40|
|Streets and Avenues||15|
|US Government Official||30|
Of Special Interest:
Two ice machines are now in operation manufacturing a combined 900,000 pounds of ice per month, nearly 4/5 of it consumed in the city.
The Houston Water Works now has 12 miles of water mains in operation.
The business of Houston is estimated [underestimated, they say] at $8,000,000, not including Cotton and banking transactions.
Fiche 1 goes to page 95 and ends with Carroll, Miss Winnie, bds 108 Main
Fiche 2 goes to page 185 and ends with Kirklicks, William, clk auditor’s office H.&T.C.R’y, home M. Kirklicks
Fiche 3 goes to page 285 and ends with Trentem, John, brick manuf’r and contractor, res w s Abel bet Leona and Burnett
Fiche 4 is pages 286 to the end of Business Directory