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THE LUBBOCK, LUBBOCK COUNTY TEXAS, THURSDAY, DECEMBER 2, 1909, NUMBER 21 VOLUME X. CITI TO HAVE CONTRACT WITH E. L. D ALTON, EX-CITY ENGINEER, CONS I ACTION. OF LALLAS, MAKES SUCCESS OF THE Ml The Start. Mr. Dalton Will Negotiations With City 0 Specifications Will .. i , 1 ; 1 o i 14.73J ard l raf.i Cw'ii p:m5 W,i! Pay J 70.UC0- V".iiisori'N, NoeiuUr J' l"p to this titiip, tli Allien nil K.vl Crs has sent ?H,Ti'. ! to the widows and orphans ef the Cherry rii,ii" MSHsWr in Illinois. I .o of w hu h 'iriiDuiit ws cofitr; n;ti'd through the Cheso rioiii.e. s.,1,,,. t!.c i.,iitiT t!i'' K' I 'rss I, us I nrrH'-l tnat the ;i i -t. - e corn j ot . ri'-s he t pty oer tu t'.f l t.tlis, I "'M'li' i H r I M H "l.it ?.''.- t' into, !,: h Hisses th.' tot .1 prt d h to t!ii- u i low s und or'',.ns nem i.v The K I Cmss has viu.t p'.'" cot.tribuUsi by the New l ork in An.nrilio Mr ll.iiid rei!,ed branch for the relief of the w,d- that the city w ill welcome an rr -ows and orphans in A rniern.i Tins t-Tprise of this nature w hu h will action was taken on rrpresftita- handle tires exchisi ely, and at a tioiif made by the American am- advai.Uk'uin to anUJists in the basador at ConsUntinople, Mr. Amanllo country. Mr. P.reen pro Straui., who itaU'd that there were jses to incoriKjrate the concern ikiJ widow and orphans at or under the law of Teias, and t.eir Adana made detitulc by the massacres which took place there some months aj:o. T. K. Keith, prosecuting attor ney of Stevens county. stpp'd oerin Amarillo for a few nun- utes yesterday on his way home from Luhlmck where he has N-en attending court. Mr. Keith is an old nsidenter of the Panhandle. and was in Amarillo fifty- re carsatr when the clos-st j h .st - office was Taseosa. Amarillo Ihtily NVws. . . Mrs. Js. i . Pean of Weather- ford, who has U-en isiting her da ihtt r. Mrs. K. Carter the jiiist month or so. left for her home Wednesday morning. She w as arcompaniitl an far as Atna- ri'lo ly Mrs. Carter' daughter. MissOuida. who mil visit Me- ii,..-a Ijiv and Fmnks. 1 he business men on the north ide .f the S'l iare east of the M ltl ive bad a temporary It from the imt of- t.ce , haw kidt'Wblk bill f.ee buildifig to the Fair. T' 'Nnakir.g arratigemefit t' tnoie.th same nljfht. Urdey Carter b. lps considerably, but it'" i tithing like a cement si' SEWAGE SYSTEM OF ACCEPTED FACT FRG.M Here Net We.? to EnW I 1 fi c ' i ' s . Wi""t Plans and t S ib-;, tVd. r;to :i'V ." j i . 1 i i t: I- a : : 7 n tikl huL'SE rr,.. , l1'" r S'-'S Gn:v. 'os j t fs A,to S-..pp'y L rp. AriiHriho, the ct.v of countless H itoiuot. ill's, proliuMy will soon j forth many romj.'.imentry C"tn- I- the hmi.e of n lurf nuto tiro j rnents ami was well attended, ho, is.-. .rr:irnr'iii',nts arc r.ow urn The play that will he put on t - d''r w Ioo'kii to th- rstiihlish- j r.iht is entitled "Lena Iiivers. " no nt of an - hisi el.v a.ito t.rcl'lhis is one of the most noted ho ;m for this :ty. .1. .1. I'iri'i'n of ! I ' 'liMT. a in tn of w reputation j i t ie oa-j mi Ctv is in tli.s t! .Mof .ii" .lis P"l' th:i th. i i ii'ii I pot m w , si 1 to ,i ii,, ilt t'u and I, us w r.tten to i.i" M.issii- for t the feasibility of vich a 1, !'oss I I I doubtless local capital will enter;i,jven tjl. t,remium the house. Amarillo laily News, j ikKA,t ftrir. R,n;,t'u ! K. Ieon Palton has returned from a visit w Lubbock, Texas. He says that this town of more than il.'t people is k'rowirtf rapidly and that it is tecum imr a place of treat importance in the West. It is on the line of the anta Ke cut oil and on the main brain h of of the I Ira .us. The river is to U used as a uurface waUr kJppIy. for the town is already outtrow.ru: its artesian supply lliecounlro around, in hub buck and adjoining cojrities, ',jorj I alton mj . is rii h and cry pro-j ductile. It is ettl.r.g rapidly with ..p!e from North Trias ' in their new quarters in the new an i ' llioiii and from the Midi Mercantile building. They rmw J West lulla Ne. jhavernore rHm for their stufT and the public will receive ierv " l- 'linps lerenuyo, iMan. ;it now of Lutd k, ' passed through Spur last win kj -n his way to Kotan. Mr. j I'hiHii has a drug business l-th furJ ma-le a buinea run to Lub-; in LuhU k and Kotan. He isihutk Tuesday nitbl. rrluriurgl jj.it family to T x , pur. COUNCILMEN RESIGN Tvso of T ii o AliWman Handed in Thr Resignations Othors Will be Elected At ti, last !ii'' in o the orK, the fit v ', w .;' the alderman I'ct v. o i et iring I'iHr A. I: ;sh uii'l Sam ('. ." ; ... s we i. f n !'.-r-t a i! I, l:j,;,: Mr. H ..ml to ii i . i' away, a: n! i. i ;..- 1 1 i. ''inplating spendm t l.e w cou nter awav from hellCC the of - in. i' and would not he h re lo hol dee anl do it justm An election has !--ri ord red t l-e holi! on the (ilii of Pecem - h.T tod -cl in.-n to fill the uncx- niivd terms of these gentlemen. It I.- ortant that we y d in n;c men to ink the tlie:-" men win have :i . in I! .' I i '.' ir ca- , an' hi ir i r t: i tn. i aiiM atne I i i . ' : I:. .!. it m .', i a : ! i). ? 1 ;U.. I i ' a 1 1 1 ! deal t : 1 1." ' t !e ;.t' fi i '. i r "S.l':;-. 'I ofj a ! ! !( ;.r; e i':tt h a It to a iar, iiiihera'e. 1 1 Veilnc'i.iv Im'v'ht was, "In the Shadow o ; the (willows," this !ay (ir. w pla s that is tmlav put until- play Imard and wi.l no ilnuht he itru'ssed ! or.- of the larm-t a idler. i'es that l.iis greeted t : . , to lorH'.e a'plascrs this si :ts,,n. l ils of t'OO'is IU,i 1. McKm-1 W. H. M. Notes -.r op ;.ion on, S,.xt Tucs Ihv at o.clo.-W m- IsteHvl of J the . II. M. Sotie'V' II . . . I I. I win ineei ai mi ciiurcn. ; i - -i - i - . - I I.. ! I or me oeiit'l.'l OI n in-nri uie: i fund a liok'-kilhiiir time is planned for thn holiday. China pik'S lanks, have been distributed to te filled or fattened by the holi days. The slaughtering time will come and the fattest pijf will le l,moJittelj after the Home mission meeting next Tue.vlay a Foreign Siciety will le ortnied. A splendid !arj;e ixn has Uvn packed and sent to the Pallas Re scue Home. Mrs. D;ggs Dead The death Angel hasaam visit ed our fair city and claimed as its victim this time Mrs. hitfirs vhe died Wednesday morninc and was , buried Thurvlay. The Avalanche Ui Urotv . led relatives an I bid them to ltxik ' in niir I i ir, I v t'tl,T fur mm ,. ... j The Hunt drocerv ( o.. are r.ow rlse att ntion in their new pjar tem. Attorne Metcalfe and Crm l I UV them oie r it by IWity Ne PLANTING MORE BROOM CORN ! PctortVg f armer to Plant 50 ir. 1910 Vhort Ot Se d. S i:n I'- i, ir :' i r ' A ii- .1 ! Ill' .', til s- !, , i i;;-. ii. t jit u. iii i !i I.-. !. I,v :i' ! s ! i 'f i."l if M r. i . 1'fin !iialniirt, bur-. !. i, of I'l l.,:.:, ';; '" 1'' 1 -' II V I ,o i- in- !,ri , !. (!. eilg'lge I III ! Il" tin.otli !' j 'i I '.. nt'ss bi'fore illii ktiOWs ililt h i,il).)'ll wlii'll he ! "i.dei t'ii,'N t" p' nit ihis j r ! i t h I I t ciiiji on tli'1 p! tins. Kxp 'I'ii'iK.-pil . i i . t ; runners inn hit conum- id mm : broom !' th" l-hi'm htis l-,, i.'W"'ei"d in ' "-sty tint the ' phi'iis :,I1S '"Vl 1 1 1 ; 1 1 : r s - of dollars tl.n l ! 1 1 1 i.i'iicnte M r. J'er- !i';rt ru'i' to the r ! i r Til' 'II ( i ll'II ( ' I i I ' '. II I: . , , I ' 1: !( M I , ' l Ik i . ii r iii .in:)- II' is .ro- hu, mini 'i no i ! '. n - 0 1' .!' Ill'i- (.! C" ' Info'-. W l! ;..-t. ii !... i', M! '! ffolll .1 i 1 ' i:m:,'.-' 1 1 ' " . .. ..' t;, :; :; fl'io'jr. ho I t n'fii.t ;i : : ! ' t 'To. ri!i'i- s . ; . r ' I ' V I M: JJ o I'.' I :r I I I'- Oi l Ml'1.! I" f to Cm? Pest OTce Robhed Last Sunday rihr. while the (leni.eis of the little village, Cone, in the north part of the county, were in peaceful slumler some one entered the jiost office and helped himself to of I'ncle Sam's money. Early Mon day morning II. II. Travis con veyed Attorney W. K. Cranfonl and sheritf ( ). Ii. ll".v to Cone in his car, and th. , made investiga tion as l'St ti'ey could, hut ar 'iveil at no (n.-.v as to who swiped :lie money. It is believed, from .vhat can he seen of the circuni--tances. that the party who p-t the money, knew just where it was, and how to rct lit it. There was some small change and some .stamps that were left unmolested the roblicr evidently lreinr sharp enough to know letter than to take away anything that would give cause for suspicion in the future. C. Littlefield. the rost master, says he has no idea who the miscreant could have been. And he may never know. Cros by County News. An Injunction Fi led. T. (J. Ilarkey who was putting in a telephone eichange at Spur for the Luzon Telephone Company was stopped in his work Monday by the tiling of an injunction against this company putting in an exchange, the right being re served by the townsitc company for the Southwestern Telephone Company. The Luzon Telephone! Company, represented by Attor- neys L. W. Palton and It. (t. arw'u k went before the district court which is in session at Mala- dor arid tiled a motion to desolie , . . ... , me injunction, on which iiiouuu the court will I HH-eudier 1 1th. give a. tearing M. H. Wils-m and daughter. Mis Willie, of LuhUxk City, came in Friday at noon and will visit relative in our city lftre going on to Santa Anna. Lallm- r,.r IS ,,.r .... John W illard and wife returnM tl i wr k frviiu an extended trip into KansM and other irt north. THE BLOOMING 'IS THE POUR MAN'S MECCA AND THE RICH MAN'S PARA ; DISF. RAINS HAVE COME AND THE BEAUTIES OF ILL As Never Before, Prospects are Bright Indeed And The Tide Of Imniigrat o'i That Is Headed This Way Bids Fa:r To Outstrip Former Years. The I'lair.s -iint ry cannot ho aiimh'il to ;n ;i v "fi.'T v:iy the:- .lays ('Mvfl th- h'oo:..:. .. ' 1 hi ! r.. I v.;1.- . ;n l'i- 1' '.-e- . a.:.' I .;: iro ). e;o'', ! ' : . : r i.f ;t r.. .. h.-!i- :;::it ' :i t-n- il.-e!'. !.;e!,t. thfl! I-' i.!- . . ' ,. . I'r.iil. r , i h -f If' ''I ''' olJlinii', it sla:ri ! t ! unar. nation. . , ... The ,,,,,,,,, .rlH,.,!,n;r est. This may soun-l hke m, apl.onMn hut to those v. ho are here, it is ''t'I'U' truth Whi'iit iat i av comes, ami , . cotr.i' it s:,re v v. i. . that the ...... ,,, State V.!M iKi'i to ;i.f 1 aill.S t"l' , its f. . it is then that the hill- . I,i S . 1 ! ! i e 1 ' I'o !; ; ScS ( d t .. IS Sec- 1 . . . ,ii tl, o! I. If Ci'i (!:. j r'-em:m i;t ah.ail of th" -ta'.es i:i . , '. ar.d Texa.; "v.ill lead nil other states in point of greatness with ELKS ESTABLISH NEW LODG E t .i it : t f , ' I , ' i 1 . ' t i .1 it -i t Tsi i irs Amarillo Team Does Initiatory i Work. Large Attendance i Was Present. I As was announced in hist issue jof this paper, the Klks establish ed a new h-dge, at I'lainview last .Monday. The Amarillo ' team did the Initiatory work. About forty lining in attendance from that city alone. The people- of I'lainview had made much preliminary arrange ments for the occasion and were j in got id shape to entertain the .guests who assembled there from many of the different south I'lains towns and a large crowd was present to witness the work put on. It was an occasion not often' witnessed in the western part of the state and I'lainview is to' be congratulated on having the honor. The Amarillo Daily Panhandle has the following to say about their team: ' 'The Amarillo lodge has been active in the installation of the order in several cities. Dalhart, being the last to Ie set in order, 1 followed by the work of today. I A feast of good things is ar ranged for the Amarillo party and other visitors, and it is stated that this will Ik a leading feature of the day. The Avalanche wishes to cor rect a statement with regard to the sickness of Puncan McPon aldw hois sick at the Lublock Infirmery. According to the ar ticle alluded to he is suffering from ullcerated stomach instead ; of cancer. The Avalanche is al waya willing and ready to correct all errors anil is sorry for the aforesaid mistake. We boje to aoon hear of the full recovery of Mr. McPmald. We are glaJ U learn that little FJ!ert Veoo who waa rejortrd to le tpnte ill Tuesday, ia tery much improve!. BOOMING WEST NATURE STAND REVEALED the m areh of time, T'.- r' h tod.tv one .,f the most . , , (. ,( s (. (.cI,.(J '.- : hofe ... t.'.is , IT. !: ; -! e J;:jV l'V;,ir to . . . . .if -I ; , : i . v of a Ine- . v, i. ,! ,i . I'. si iTfci.eS o; , L.I. vi !'.!. t - ;o" -i' a rio;n' that . . i . 1 . i tr.ev ii:i,--!it tran.-'', se-t into I, ' ... , , heantih;! aMi pi'oo a:tie farms. . r j!t , js ((. th i;lin;aU. i!(.;nv )f th(.S). w,.v r,,ins. aM .. !fW VV.tks VV(, h;U(. ha,, su;!i. .,., n , .. - ., . cient ra.infail to inure a season .. , in vroiirvl lor months. , i . i u 1 hos" who nave i.Ianted small . ,, . . 'j'riiin, are r nn m. in clover. ' .,, ,. , ,, . , J ii" call oi t he , est is in the a:r. It is ;i coi ,a,w n. itati'iri hii.-e-l on 'M- :i ';);i-r! .ir.ihes. The hloornir', In on. int.- v. est w 'ants yu. !' yo 1 ;ee i tne '- t f:i-'v f':ii i-i- r. ss and success. : WIDTH OF SIDEWALKS City Council Decides on Width Of Sidewalks 14 Feet on Square In conversation with one of the councilmen Wednesday he in formed us that the city had de cided on the width of the side walks in Lubbock as follows: On the sijrare ami om? hloek out f :';:! the voiare th" s.d'. alks are lo be .''o.i-tceri Jeet V, i le. In the rod'h-nce section of ,iu. city, four foot and ti.o c;t!) line ten feet. Tm .-e :ire r ice n g..!ations and whim the si lewalk craze rets a good start in Lubbock the town will show up to a good a ivantage On with the goo. I work. Contractor Makes Report J. S. Wilks. a Santa Fe con tractor of Sweetwater who spent yesterday in Abilene on business left on the first afternoon train for his home. Mr. Wilks is in charge of the grading work on the 6ixty fourth mile out of I'rownwood. He reports that work on his division i practically completed and that all along the line of the Texico-Coleman cut ofT work is progressing with ut most celerity. He estimates that within the next ninety days thp grade will be completed from Coleman to Sweetwater. Work is now progressing rapid ly on a strip west to Caprock. skirting the plains. Within fif teen days Mr. Wilks estimat' that his contract with the Sar Fe will be completed. Abi! Paily Kejir.rler. Howard County Shrinks As the result of a survey re ccntly made, 30 square miles ol territory has U-en taken fron How ard county and Ih'g Spring I is now the capital of iy,30 ft-r tile acres leas. The land. If iontrovery was awarded t Martin county. 1-x .spnrp Kr.terj'ri. "