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HI 1 id K ;K. . VA LA NCI U A o l U n BOCK ttlHHOOK COUNTY, HXAS, I Ml) HStAV , if (if M M M ?, I' MIMIMH .7 IUID ID! .u iium u nvruiMNM KWH I U J II W in Ullinv'i vi AM) CLAN TO HAISL BELIEVES I STUMP 1CT Would Have Hon. W. R. Smith Our Present Congressman, to Intro duce a Bill Embracing This Plan-Believes His Plan is Much Better Than That Offered in Recent Proposed Methods We have the following article' ilr i W Overton, of ! Sweetwater, which we take pleasure in publishing that our : -.... I. .ra 1,13V L'.'t his vil'WS of the. siuation, and his remedy. IK w rites n follows: Sweet watt r.'I e ( ',..Verii"l" Colquitt. Ci.mmis-u-t.i-r, K" K l:t..rs. I t. Worth K.i"rd. I.u'.h"ck Aval.mei N'ov.JI. l'.ill. and .tweet w at. r I i t r Y.. r earnest en-h aV 'I'. lau ..I.'.. . it, and praise W'.rtl V .ntiot.s to rai-- i ne pr i i -f ntluii. cha! et.e. .!'.. CM an.l -He the i.nuuallhed . ., -.f .1 it; ii.ri Mn,nt admira '. n.,: ,,!, ai Texas and Southern, is. ' .it all fair minded people ev. ry where. The cotton raiser i e.r..und between the upper and nether mill st. ties of the cotton spinner m d m-cessi? v. until there is no longer r om for argument, and matd..K.d e W'TS and bK's for mercy. The world needs all the colp.fi we CHfi r:o spie.t.ers. ' ' Hut the cotton f i , r- . . (i fro' iimli'M li' il huh wa ih.v. . i i : in i i.-rs. li-o k. il.' ..Ts o ., t,. ;.rd taKii.'.il- i ... i van'a.- "f t ---rf.it tie p. m . r cot t ,!i raise r, . . p. .n il c..tt.i. l' " . , a n tne I ' a lii!.r w , i;t;s ' o.,r e .oi, ai i hi V.ce'.t s el an th e tl I . -1 ...... .... ( v .-v ilt .Nf-V 'I I ii s lill" I'. have availed n.luht. i".;r plan t reduce the production oniy plac.-s a premium on distionestv . for he who curtails his ai t.-av. and by means of a hh.-rt iT"P in crease the price of cotton, re ceives less than he who promises to plant less and plants mole. I therefore. iliM'lanmnn all hope of Hicial reward, and with an I'Ve MnKie ouij i" i'w....v p. .,'T. r von a solution. and leg of v ... ti it vou will lend to plan thence of your, the mighty in gat names, assuring uu u.v my plan will make twelve cent . I . cotton a reality, merru, . . . L .... I. t . . ... . i th.. uth and ing prosperity to tlu Nw n. ana atmg m mis ... country of ours u !irrsoeniv tij U- w I tuch as was never know n fore. . : ..... ki A j mv man is puiiimv inn. ' i stamp tax of five cent per hund quiry. but it rcjuired arsof on middlmK cotton old at less patient toil and unremitting than twelve cents a iound. other energy before the great discovery Krade to pay a five cent tax at a , was complete, and in all the full proportionate price, a man will ness of ita sublimity startled the not buy cotton at nine cent ; philosophical world. So I have w hen he knows a surcharge of studied this question. My plan five cenU will be made for;i: .stamps, making fourteen cents, j "No sapling chance shown at he had rather pay twelve cents ' '. . X- and avoid the mamp tax. .v of courae. the enemy of the farmer says. "Hut the farmer paystheUi." Now sir. no such thing, every country where there i...tmn ui. the law savs. ' The seller shall affix stamps on ' invoice", but the seller alwaysjas I am. my cause is so junt, my charges them to the purchaser, plan is so simple, that I can de- In Mexico, for example, there is a stamp tax of three cents for. ... ..Il.ra . .r frmTii.n . rvery nw thereof, on all invoices over , twenty dollars an invoice always I COTTON PIES T A'ATf H nPFFKS SUGdtoTlUN - - - - rRICE OF COIIUN WOULD FURNISH ILU and invariably reads: LIN) kilos cotton at 2" cents kilo, equal .Stamps .."0.MI Total ."! i. ,'!n here is no mercantile or in-1 ' dutrial es'.al.lishmet t in 1 1 1 , w hole of that repui charges tlie stat! j .s iha.s.T, eeli tli'.'.i . it, to Jl h:.t that the u r the law sas. ,Th. st. imps. " .r sdaii a':: in-' II tiimp taxes ha e al- Wa. heell U U ' 'l . 1. 1 f 111 llii co.ji.trv. P. cause the tax was i r t paid by the puri'La-ei , but III tl.lS case million of people ' , will enthusiastically advocate tl.i tax and poj.,,,1 is vox d.-i. ; cati-.n. ii:a. curate. I by u pji Yoti may sav the S'.'.thern Con-. tl.-men intri-d.ice a bill the next pressmen are in t he minority and ( '..tivre-;s, carry ink' this plan in cannot pa-s the law. I say, nn'tn etf.ct. 1'ersonallv, I would k'feat victory was e. r won with-, out a struk'krle. 1 lit Kansiis ,y Hon. W. 11. Smith, trie anie farmer knows that if we must and brilliant representative of lse money raising cotton that ' tin's district. If the bill fails we will raise corn, w heat, oats, j to 'pass, then we will let one, potatoes and hay arid fatten' of the congressmen at larre cattle, and that under such en- j fruin the State of Texas be t.om htior:s t.e cannot sell Ins surplus , mated on this platform and. pro.jucts. th.-rt f.-re, he w ill help j have him make his campaign on us pass a law to this elfect. the' U Jt'.mol.ile manulacturers of jl(.trot Jvri((W howthev soldaut..- Hi' I. lies to pr I the v isi..n s 1 1 tous Kansas, an1 of a prosperous . .. 1 ...U.l I.. I 1 1 ... r try .i.-.io n'iii.'i on.oi iu uirinaii iii- creased out put. a Detroit of a million p..p-i'atioo, and he would -i.i I. i see truii h.i .uiv-nikTan voted i..r a stamp tax of live cents a (mimd on a. I cotton s .,d tor less than twelve cents, so with I'ennsylva- l.ia. her Kre.it t. el industries, , ti .. I., o,. ...u I... .i i- . ii, i iv imiiii. i.-. hi nofuu e. I in the South where labor is reouitted at a hvinv wae would Vote f. r our stamp tax u nve . 1 "... ..ill..... .... , coiiou oii ioi leas il, ail mi'H .. r lis. tn I ..... . I . .. ... cents per pound." This is not a party ipucstion, destroy our Southland, and grass will grow in the streets of 1'itts- ,.! J 1 i iii.til li t nunc anu ..eu.ienem. nn u.rus will bui d nest in the skv scrap-1 r ." .-1, .A i - .... niui. iurv ou The Creat Isaac Newton nevpr me t rtat Isaac Newton never leaje(i to his conclusions regard- . ... - ... . inir in law it irravit&tinn tiv ing me law oi gravitation oy simply obsemng the fall of an im.i ousiring wit lau man apple, the apples fall suggested the thought and amused the in- i.it uiuunia sou an.u.vu mc in Bentade. blooming in summer, in . - ....... .L ..(MUWiUX) syndicate to hold otTi wmier w uur, u n me prouuci 'of midnight oil. it ha. been I. boriou.ly prtjared. I have studied every objection anj stand ready to defend it in the newsnaiKT form or on the hust-!'1 ings. I feel that, poor advocate I fend it against any and all assail-. ants. Thiltn ninnr itii' "If1 ' - Ihs South cannot produce ciUton at prrsmt prices, why do aey HI)- Spin- tiiiil milins. tlir cuIImii r j i is wile wiiiis plain I'filifM at lii' ti nts it y it nl; i i r w id' puts "ii Mlk h'.si' at live dollars pe i Mill-, t Ihi' cotton raisers wear ',.,.tion dockim? worth "two 'pair for a uiirtcr;" tin- cotton spinners wife has a secretary, a continue In .(ilil It M WIT is IliM; Ml. Cotton l it, your will ili"'s in conk a hairdresser, ami a cham- jng occupied by the 1 hotnas her maiil, tin cotton raisers wife Tank - Cornico Works, together is wash-w oman, cook ami milk-1 with all its contents, w as de maiil; the cotton ("pinners wife ! stroyed by fire. The flames were rides in an automobile, the cot-; discovered and the alarm turned ton raisers wife rides in a farm wagon; the cotton spinnets wife has a check lxok. the farmers wife takes eggs and butter to! market to help pay the grocery ! bill; the cotton spinners wifej lives in luxury, the cotton rais-' ers wife does the chores and ; helps her husband make both I ends meet. .... .1 1.. M,H,eve.Kenuenn-n assure, ... i ... tlw. ,lntv of the North emancipate the slaves it is ur .hit v to emancipate th wives : t f ' (hriL'l.t.TS of the cotton rais e's. I personally am pv. el Ies b'..t I liave si.esteil to y on the plan, u ith o'ir inlhience v.e can cl.ai.ire coi.diti-.t.s in this country ;;t . procure for e.-ry tarnu . t ,e,ve cent.-, f.-r . i v pour.d of tto'l l.e raise-.. Now let tii' siioLO'-t that one of o,.r t. resent con:ressiiien. b.icked b a campaign f edu- like to have the bill introduce. lK"'(1 this measure. We will tunl our leader. ve want no iomii.i. has-he.-ti. no ex-thrs or that, but , a man Iresh In.m the people, a , f sterling integrity, of man u!.w i rv ii patriotism, martyr faith, and un.piest loi.at I. vo- ti ni t . t he cause that we advo- . Tl . 1 .. 1 .. i l ..t-i.. It c.tie. i ne i.-.eiei m -. . we want a newspaper man, Clarence ( uiey w ill till the hih. If we want a banker. Thomas Trammel 1 or h L. Slaton, ot I ,,i.l.....L r.. .o::J to the ocra- i.uui" . w . . - nmn, If ve w.uii u 1,.,,U,UhI.i. ,.l .. . .i I A. 1'.. Koberts-.n of Slat.-n is our t, l man. n we war.in u'-o"'. '"- . U' T.,,- ,L.,,r t that we . u . . i ... I....... .1 r r....ni'i v u, n rr ill iallv. the eiual of any man in nmv a man. o.'.."j 'the State of Texas, who would fill the office with credit and honor, and lead our cause to a glorious victory, his name is Ir. ; . . .... honor, and lead our cause to a - fct (,(m , ('" v .-'. (ientlemen. I have .lone my.u,r" - - , . 'the case it U-hooves us to patro- r1 1 "--"kk-bivu i ....-.. , ..,. i,.. ,k .. ti..m 1 ju ' - "'" '" "iT .i rii u . W ""'. Kve this plan to the Texas enterprises thrive we ... .. , i the communty - the state-profit I associated press, call a great con- . natc hit .wnn m u.-. n..... , vention to meet at fort Worth. Dallas, or Sweetwater, advist Texas today produces one-hitn , jue entirely to the jK.ncy or me - . other states to do likewise, and of the world's supply of cotton. administration of Gov. Campbell. ' K- aicve perlormed the cere let us use all honest and hon-, yet Texas has to purchase prac ' who used the Waters-Pierce Oil mony ,R m usual impressive orable means to emancipate the tically all their cotton gtxls Company's fine to pay the ex- mannt"r- southern cotton raiser by mak- from Knglandand New Kngland. I pt-nses of the State government These ,Ae are not very ex ing twelve cent ctton a reality. This is an economic error. If not amj t0 enable himself to reduce tensively known in this part of now and for ever more. ' righted, it may. in future, de- the tax rate t-eyond what was re- the country, but the few that do Yours for Twelve Cent C.tU.n. velop into a financial tragedy. j,luired to meet the State's ex-( known them recommend them JniivW (hiKTdN ! .. . i, ITS". !,: ,wnditures. very highly as good citizens and - - ... - - i lx. ine scheme lor a k .-a m i M m , ' . T . . , . ! h market 2.0.H).(H) bales is not j half a9 a W Plan- m plan will hold otr of the market. at U'8t "HUiUbalei. therefore l lca"1 thrw tirm' f'i ecl1 ve John W. Ovmo.n. H. T. Johnson, of Canyon, was here the latter part of last week. i Una ui.rui4jn. Up tanks trust r.e re - moved his subscription data tp eently V ld and dtlivrrisj lot rv-,"' 'on our list year in ad V. 1 1 ton rtMi. ol AtCN I hdin.is t link ,iinl (Inrnu n V or1 S l'rstii')i'1 by fire 30th Loss 11,1)00 The Sl.it. .nite gives the follow- ing account of lire in thai ina last week: "K.ulv last evening the build- in at about C:W o'clock, but the fire had gained such headway that it was impossible to check j it or to save any of the contents j of the building. j "The building was owned by C. j. Thomas, pioprietor of the! Thomas Tank & Cornice Works, he having recently purchased; same from W. W. ( ompton. the I I . . 1 ..."111.... .....1 ,.,,r,tntw id ,,o,simouM. H,K - - ' estimate! at near !?l.OO0, which, we understand, was partiaiiy com r- d by in.virance. Mr. Th. mas war- away lY'"n home at the in...- of tiie tire, having h ft only a sici t vvhi.e before for Lui I .. ck. "The oi iin of the tile is un Ixi, o vi.. h..t it i .supposed t . have caul.t from spontaneous com bustion. "That portion of the city has l.eeii vt-rv unfortunate of late in irmiur iiivs this beirar the sec- on. I .lisasier tnai u mis s,ioei-i within a period of two months, the former tire bavin originated .., i i . .j: .l ... i :. 1 V .... . in the Nat'-n journal onae mi destroying it and two other build- in's. It is fortunate, however. that the wind was not blowing hard on either occasion, for had It l'en. other buildings in the vicinity would likely have been destroyed also. CommerciHlClubat ... , . The phis active ia ... Tii h.: ii ot an . . l t - movement in.u i..t.i i"i . its ob.ect the con structionofa -..it- I ... .ot fi',,.n l. le ( ap- :der- , , . 'l.sts w ho have been crs inn the proposition of financing the project were here recently. They were m. t by the m .st in-il-inecial husm-ss m-n of the city in the rooms of the Com mercial Club, w h. r-' the proposi tion was iliscus--d. M'-rvan Jones, a promir.ent railr- ad l.uilder of Ab.lene. was very . interested in the ,r 'post u ma. il line arid ctiset , . 1 t i en u it Ii : I omuiu l' '" 1 . tit i .-us ..-jt over ' " part of the State for the Mi rih.se ot inv es...i.mg and industrial conditions. cr"1'3 What's the use of bu..ing goods made out of the state K-e v, iust as we pur- jum. a.s v.iu when we can jusi as eu,u. chase Texas made articles f e . :. 1.1. turn1 when we can Texas factories can. and do, turn ' . . ,lct a3 lho w f,w ftorv. Such 1 stiii'h lieinLT . nize home industries, for when Mill AT i u...i mi.-... . ... a... ax i ivi Mir. wr in i mm i Utt i...r.. U.t Tl.urndavi . ' . o . .v.. view. no s i mitoih i ii otiCe He is financial agent for , the Way land College at Plain-. vieW anJ .p,, everything movntf lonjf in tha;ie. .. ... : Boosting is an advanced, mod-, jern study in iohtical reonomy. Boost fur your ow n to home trade. IL W. Ileim is i-ndir.g a few PUOLIC III MB NICELY vAUR WOKKS SYSUM BUNG INSTALLED AS f AST AS MEN AND MACHINLHY CAN ACCOMPLISH THE TASK WATER WORKS PROBABLY All The Material for ths Water and With no Delay the Plant 15th City Well a Fine With the present status of af- ! fairs before us, it l .ks very i much like Lubbock is going to' ;. full , waU.r work, i rt , , system Within Ine ncxi lew w,.,,tvS- In eonvevsation with Mr. Shaw the citv secretary, he stated that ti er-' was r...tl.it,vr to hinder the raj. -id pi', vi'essof the work now, so far as h'- is aware of. livery !.in.r is in vood v.-ofkinv order aiid the city has b.-ell Mot hied the shipment of the entire amount of pipii'V and other nee- 1 .. ..... .. ,. m ces lI'V material I - H l' e i . . works SV Stem, atnl It H C.X- ,...,.t.l 1 1 , , t it v. i ! arrive as last as it can be used by the con- 1 tie rirst .National l,ank ouiM struction kr;inj.r. The tower arid -in is beinnin to look like it storage tank is about completed will be ready for occupancy and work on the hi concrete within a short time now. and the reservoir is beinn pushed with all possible haste, dh.rie two i . water storae eipnpmenis nave a cnmt,jned capacity of l'.Vi.(mii pallors. It is Mr. Shaw's belief that by the loth of January l'.12 the Mem-'water can be turned into the ...,,1 I ul.hocl; wn have one iiuioi.-. '- ..f .h.. i-st m stems ot" water sup- ply on the l'lains. its capacity OPPOSES DISCOUNT W AKRAN IS , . r. , r Rat-1 Fued Dy Prece Jlng A.iminstrat'on Dec. 2. -Cieneral . - Austin, lex. reveiiue is (.ti a deficiency 'JlSlS and will probably continue in that conditioti through this month and n.irt of January. Some local people are onei iok i. suan "- sdon warrants, anu as a resuu (,,,v Coluuitt todav ad.lresse.i ; the following letter to !. JA art- - ,'wright. Forest. Tex.: Your letter of Nov. !. to , .., . .. Which vou attach ciuularuiur, i ' " .,.... of 'discount, and my advice to the of a re,..rt of a loan con pany ot obligations against 4 ..(T.I. nir I'.MI Sill tur VOtir. .. Austin, offering you $10 tor your ronftderate pension warrant of . . l- u .. ,'11 I... ic.wl in io..to. vmiu.ii ... iWinlr i. received. - .... .uw ua, an. 1 - -- imatt.ly a $nMmi deficit in ' . ,,,. n. th pt,.o the State Treasury at hecloSe: of business .Nov. wnicnwas ...... -Practically no money hu, i it,...l v.t n.t tAid in. -r- to the State Treasury on the tax rate for the present year. The 4 per cent tax rate on the asses- ments.for 1!10 was not enough to meet the xw of the fiscal v.r ondintr Auir. 31. I'M. The f Unnin SepL 1. !Hi1fi as. hsi .tii risrws. I tt ith lfl.12t.Cll in the State Treasurer hut on account of the very low . Ux rate produceJ as ex- Indrd. and the State Treasury COMPLETE JANUM 15TH Works System Has Been Shipped Will be in Operation by January One Other Improvements is equal to that of cities much larger than Lubbock and a great deal better than in many of the towns that claim more popula- , uon aim leaiei weaiin man mis. ' At the completion of the water system the contractors will en- ter immediately i.pon the work of puttir-y in the sev, (rave sj tern which will likewise he uji-to-date in every par'n-u.'ar. LubLock is very inuch ..live. '1 here is V.'ofr, l.el'e of some kind for every person who wants vvock. and is not too particular ,.-l...t i..l. 1... K-iO aooui ;in j-'o oe na.-. i . . . , I . ; . l. . i . . . : me OJliooiK i"e oasiness Part ot town ves merrily on. f IfiiiTi inu'S in.,rvi!v Caraway building alon with the one adjoining it in the c ...u : . . in.v ,. t.,.;.... muui is neaiuiK ounjiiriwn aou all will be occupied by the first ot the year. The contract will le let for the Lubliock Mercantile building Saturday, also .the tope and ickers and the Morrow build- it. us on the South side of the s p.aie. i began the fiscal year, commenc- ing Sept. 1. 111 1 . practically wuth r;o mor.ev in the Treasury after August expenses were met land with a prospective deticit of ! .",1 hi, o' mi or .-vi'iihi ikmi, with a de- ; licit also of something like (MI" 'n llit' expenses of the peni- ! I . . r t i . i t i; I rv Iv lliliii . ?r,n in. "The tax rate fixed by Gov. Campbell during the last year of his administration produced at -.-. nave in-n mi,,. "o" 10 take care oi mis uencu in re- i il. i venue oy increasing me lax raie (this year, hut mere win ue al"- mune lu 'a-v uur war rant within a short time without a,.,.,Int un.l mv advice to the the State is not to discount them." Married Monday evening at 7:0 o'clock , rp.;. ,,t rmn.., he result nee or hmory littler. Mr. O. J. C hamber ain - unitpil in iMmairp JikIcp Jnn .. '.v..m.... ' resiueni oi i.. lovis, P. M. . till recently h took tin hi h.de ''' ,n 1 1 l 1"" m re. in uie xuiure. Mim Logan is a sister of Mrs. I utUr. and came from Hebe vi He tnday ot last week. j The Avalanche extends best wishes to the rou pie. ' M. M. llirnr r last week had ' his residence moved into t )wo inJ Us I jcau-d it in the north ' west rt of town.