1917: COTTONWOOD; Scott Addition Lots Sold in March.

"SCOTT RANCH ON MARKET AS LOTS: Splendid Residence Addition Near Cottonwood and New Smelter."

"'Scott addition' is now on the market. George Mitchell, Jr., Earl Standridge and Alexander Bell, of Clarkdale, are behind this new real estate venture."

"The tract includes the choicest part of the old Scott ranch just on the outskirts of the present town of Cottonwood. This is one of the most fertile and best irrigated farms in the valley, having been under cultivation for a number of years."

"The agents for the Scott addition have evidently kept well in mind in the purchasing and platting of this property, the ever increasing demand of the present day employee, to have and own his or her own house and grounds for a garden, with possibly the always interesting and profitable chicken yard. The lots are laid out 50x100 feet, with wide streets and fourteen-foot alleys in each block. The fact that the entire property is absolutely level makes the location ideal for a residential district."

"From all reports the lots are going like hot cakes. Among the recent sales are sites for a lumber yard and two stores. The auto bus which runs three times a week for the convenience of customers is doing capacity business."

"Three artesian wells on the townsite enable the residents to have all the water they want. Incidentally this is an exceedingly soft water. A large pumping plant and reservoir from the largest well will more than supply the demand when installed."

(The Jerome News; Friday, March 9, 1917.)

"David Scott has cut his mesa ranch into lots and soon they will be on the market. These lots will be about one mile from the smelter site and from the present outlook about the center of the new town." (The Jerome Sun; Thursday, March 8, 1917; page 4.)

"Tom Carroll was a business visitor from Cottonwood. Mr. Carroll is dividing his ranch into lots. Upon some of these lots he will erect neat little houses to rent and the remaining lots will be for sale within a short time." (The Jerome Sun; Thursday, March 8, 1917; page 4.)

"Cottonwood and vicinity have made such a rapid growth here of late that it is impossible to say where the new town will not be. The east and west lines have been run and work already started that has the appearance of streets." (The Jerome Sun; Thursday, March 8, 1917; page 4.)


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