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THE LUBBOCK A tfAJL ANCH J.
VOLUME XII, CMS .it r LUBBOCK LUBBOCK COUNTY, TEXAS T TO COAST AUTO IS ON THE PROBABLE ROUTE OE THE TRANS CONTINENTAL AUTO ROAD THROUGH TEXAS TWO BIG SALES ON cept- Begmning To-Day Man Qr ional Bargains are; Firms ed by two y .irough this issue of .HSOAY, JANUARY 18, 1912 TEDDY COULDN'T TELL NUMBER 28 Colonel is Not Natural History Expert as Some Mirht Think WAGON M W Tl NECESSITY Midland, Jan. VI Theodora l i i.:. 1 rhe, our readers will Roosevelt was recently appealed uir rtv. .jia.wv-i LUBBOCK MUST GET BUSY AT ONCE IF SHE EXPECTS TO HOLD THE TRADE the Pre-Inven- Pint! WHO HIS CONE OVER IT FAVORS THIS W Woulrf Bring Many Northern Capitalists Through Tfr .action, That i: ales advertisements of Jno. ''Lewis & Cowpanv and Simeon O'Neal. I tn'st- -;i.-s are intended lor the purpose thev are advertised. They wish to reduce their stock prior to their Annual Inventory. to as an eminent naturalist. , to settle a controversy that is , raging in the Midland country, regarding the habits of the prairie hen, or tympanuchus i Americanus. Some old time ranchmen maintain that the , prairie hen, differing from all others of the female species, WESTERN TRADE PREFERS TO COME TO LUBBOCK Would Result Very Beneficial to the Lubb j 240 Miles Shorter Ro Country There is considerable talk 0,vy. although I ran it in the l-he Transcontinental Auto C f-ofa very heavy gale on , . Irt)m ugh and intermediate. From oaiauiitmmR an auio nmfr unnfl,i u,f tn Plains W F'aso JT milcti A fpw miles east of Plains there are a few miles of been fTy unH u.ith a alicrhf (rrnHt fmm is a feasible each aj(je to tuP ,..nter I ran up- If the County Commissioners Will Put Road in Good Condition to the County Line, the Merchants of Lubbock Should Help Take it on to Brownfield and for that reason, and for reasons that they wish to make selects her own mate. They room for new goods, they are assert that the hens gather at going to slash prices as never j mating season in an open space before heard of in this section of 'and around them spurt the iord- the country. They want the1 y cocks, the hens will then, onei people to know about it too. by one dart out and select their The business men of Lubbock 1 road to Lubbock. and1 Chicago to F.I lear future, hrough Lubb favorably sp me C ti-Pster who with his twi BS j u . . - vi ' .. , . jrar. ' 1 nuio liuiii "Bin- S. D.. to JEI Paso a few Nks ago writes for publication favorably concerning the route through Texas . A portion of his letter follows 'p kn 'iv. that a few days tervals. in which may be found since a m.-eting was hpld at hotels, garages, shops, gas, oils. Phoenix and attended by rep re- etc., and a very courteous pe pie entafi-.-s from New Mexico a I ar.- r.-a.jv to ive al! "he 1 Arizona and California, to route information possible to tourists and build an auto road from "leaving Plains go a little practicalh the western terminus north of west through Bronco to of the new Santa Fe Trail to b Four Lege ranch in New Mex W- li.'I'T. Santa Fe A I- km, x ipiles. and on to R T .. Phoenix. Yuma, etc . hVi mi let further. A road is be- down (frade on high and the grade on'second. N"te 1 understand that a new road is being built on the section iine to avoid this sand Along this route from Dodge City. K'ans.. to Plains, there are fair sized towns at frequent in- The countv nesiajes rne rmir pages spce in mates, other o d time setters . . . - ... . " ...... v " v -,, f,,t r .lli.i.r in inn trip o rrrr, Pom i r. i as i nnurt rf thia ninntr , . . '., L 1 D T .i , on loov i.iinnp. in in., i.i .- i ,......-- i v ...... . and Company have printed for with a nature fake, and that I freiht road to Brwnfield and distribution 7 thousands of four the orairie hen like other self-re- are pledging support financially. page circulars in the nearb specting females, waits for her! They realize, as onlv any good ...i . .... . . I townsana adjoining counties soul mate to declare his prefer- business man shou Id that a great This firm is making a strong eace. bid for the trade of this territory in this big sale This is the larg- snouid see to it tnat tnere is a good road opened up to the west line of this county. Fact of the business, there is a Countv road eat advertisement that has ever been published in the Avalanche This firm knows the value of an ad in the paper. Thv have! tried it and thev know that re sults are sure to follow that will I be pleasing to them. Read SM i r 'price and proposition in J this ad and you will see for your self that it will be money in your pockets to attend this sale Sim". n d'Neal has a double to the west line of this county. I :v-rfion of thfir hiir wairon tradp hot it ia nsodinir anma ronair Mr. Roosevelt was finally i come9 fn)m the rich, sandy loam work on it to make K what it chosen to pass on the question. of Terry and Yoakum counties- should be. The Terry county ano ai: w.ivrers wmit mkio up pending his decision. A letter was received from the colonel today at Midland, but disappoint ments was keen when it was found tbaf the eminent natural ist had declared to commit him self. He wishes both sides a Happv New Year and referred them to American Museum of Natural History. The proposition has now been page ad in this issue aN... He referred to lonn Burroughs and is callintr attention of the trade Ernest Thompson-Seaton. and to his stock of fa ..is that he is the momentous question is still offering for fifteen days at prices undecided. I Aidfeles. An alternate route ami one it is entirel feasible at a very all expense for he towns nif its course I suggest the ...... -ng. Ieave the New j e I rail at Dodge ity. ins r1south and vest to n rowler west and p mm South i from I1 nearU 17 I ing built at an expense of thous ands of dollars across to Mes caleros and east to Roswell. So far as I can estimate this route will h about 'Wi shorter than by way of ssjsjSBjsja and the autoist. once fairly on this road from Chicago to Fl Paso, will be in no danger .flams, seventv miles of straying off. If he is inter ft City, from Flams ested in ireolosru-al wonders he past abaro ned can . (:. great.'st n al! Texas near Amarillo the Pal ' Duro Canyon a great gash across the lom of the Plains with a fauna and mstorv all its that are not often found in this or any other town. He has built up the reputation of having go..,) that are worth tre money at all times, and when he starts milefl through his stock with th Albu- Bank Offcials The banks at this place had their annual election of officers last week which resulted in ths price same men being elected as last into yet"-. The banks here are all in we; past aranioned 1 Fimond Ford, hedinnamon river :rns ford Is hard gra -I with but little sand and easy banks tnen South to Liberal, thirty-six miles own and of such strange eharac from Flaim. Kans , some sand ter that eminent geologists dis on south side f innamon bu' agree as to "its origin, not at all bad. From Literal "I have done considerable southwest arrfss Oklahoma via driving, much of the time on b Qsjsjrmsj fr6 miles, Texhoma wnys off the regular routes of and to Strafford. Texas, 103 travel when I had to pioneer my miles from Lilprl and good way and get my information en roads, tirely from local sources and "From Stratford south through this route is the easiest I have Dumas to A man no. crossing tne ever driven wnere tne road was the inginal st of the articles, first class condition, and shows Aside from the big ad he is also that the men who have had hold s .wing down the nearby towns of them are men of banking and counties with his prices and ability, and the shareholders j,r jxHitions in circular form, could see no neesMtry il 'is.iv.' Put will charg- in the offitcial give in exchange therefor some loard. The last official reHrt of the closest pnees that the showed .hat each bank was in public could want on his grade good condition and the tndivi l of goods. Readers of the Aval- nal deposits in each had swelled anche will confer a great tavor to considerable propositions, an ujKin us by calling on these firms indication that there is more during their sales. They are money in the country spending larg amount of money with us in order to tell you about their big sale and we a ant them to realize handsome ly therefrom and are willing to put out the people we are sure would help icash to show how much they ap- Lubbock to put the road in good predate such a substantia trade, condition, and it will not take They are not only liberal adver- many month's business here to users in the trade territory get the money back expended on papers but they wish to demon- the road. Those who buy mer strate their superior trade ad- chandise, especially heavy arti vantages by putting money on cles, such as groceries, coal, lour mads. There lays a few feed, lumber, hardware, etc.. miles of ugly sand between the will go to the town where the two points, mainly in Terry road is lietter. and if Lubbock county, and the proposition is to contents herself to let condi make a road across these places, tions remain as they now stand. While wr realize that our Com- some other towns are going to missioners Court is without au- get more and more trade all the thority to make a road across time. Now is the time to get sections or to spend the county busy on this proposition. Delr.y money thereon, there is no ; is dangerous. VYe should get in strings on their going north , touch with the builders of the three or four miles and laying road out of Roswell this way and Ml a road straight east and get all the towns between here w. st across this sand, say on the and the state line interested in north boundary of Dr. Miles' the proposition and get a con pasture. It will be years be- tinuous line from that town to tore all the excellent pasturage this: it will be a great item in between Lubbock and Hmwn- a commercial way. All th field will be cut up into small travelfromandtoth.it country farms and in the mean time let nil come through here, and us have good roads to the whole- where the people are. therf also sal. center of the South Plains, the trade will be. tor we will a railroad when Several hundred immigrant all that country is thickly settled wagons as well as touring autos and don't you forget it. At and wagon parties passing least investigate matters at the through Lubbock every year next session of the Commissioners will mean a great deal for the Tahoka Bank Change We notice in the election of v imri itnu aee wm.u um ue uiiiie. unvn ana me development of Frank Bowles and tamily leave A majority of our ""-eighters had the country will be helped as this bjbjsjI tor Austin, where rather go to Lubbock and we well. It is a proposition that is itn y will make their home in the ought to see that they have the much more important than one future. Mr. Bowles and family best road possible Brownfield would think whon first we begin have been here a long time and Herald to . numera!e the !enefits to be have many friends in this sec- j The above mention of this derived from it. tion ot tne state wno regret )riimuuii uiiiuhx im mil m inrmvrcnanis nere are in Canadian on a steel bridge about not a well-kept highway. It is a officers for the ensuing year for to know that they have decided I Avalanche's plea for better sympathy with the proposition twenty miles north of Amarillo. Stratford to Dumas 36 miles. Dumas to Amarillo 74 miles. Amanlioto namview no mnes Plainview to Lubbock M miles. 31 far the road travels a high le-land through Texas, with very easy grades and but little sand. m i r j . .. ssie roan, i ao not recall a single place where the autoist is in the least road danger unless guilty rf the most ool-hardy carelessness K ven the moun tain drive between Roswell and Tularosa, while in its present condition is a slow road, is sMi'e for a comparative novice at the the First National Bank of Ta hoka. that W. D. Nevels. who for a long while has been cashier of that institution was elected to the vice-presidencv and will re- to make their home elsewhere. roans :mo me termor wei. ana an mat is needed is to get We hardly think that Mr. shows that the people on the some one in the lead who will Bowles will remain away very ' "ther end of the line are inter- take matter up with the Brown long, however, and we look for ested. There is no reason why field people and ascertain how . IJ ..1.1 1 I ..I.U....1, I I. I . he and excellent family oacK nruwumrm nu uuufmn yKvVw. mum assistance they want. county and make a dandy good ' of the matter. "From Lubbock southwest wheel. Quite different from the daily business of the bank, over an exclusive auto road to climbing steep grades around He is a young man of banknig Brownfield. 41 miles. A verv precipices where a killed motor, ability, and we are pleased to good road except that about insufficient brake power or a learn of his promotion. Mr. twelve miles east of Brownfield slight error in judgment will Nevels will retire that he may there is a stretch of sand about often throw the car hundreds look more closely after his pri- two miles across that is rather of feet to the rocks below." vate affairs, which he has neg- lected to a considerable extent in the past. tire from active service in the in the near future. He still re- cannot get togetrer and Duiid a I he Keal Estate Men's Associa- bank, and W. B. Slaton was tains his nice residence in Lur roan mrougn me sanu in lerry uon is a good bodv to take hold elected cashier, which makes bock. him a very active individual in . .... t w a i ik n idler lnim rai. j. "ini- ston to her daughter. Mrs. W. J. Morris, brings the good news that Mr. .Johnston is fast recov- Good Hog Shipment The Weather Plainview, Tex.. Jan. 10 Wat- Lubbock has had a week son A Phillips shipped to Fort .ofpretty weather. The tem-U-.rh fekss wH-k a car of fat Pratuie ha Peen hign enough hogs averaged 240 pounds per head. A. H. Anderson also ippedacar which averaged 1 pounds. Ali were mixed boda ami several weighed over; few more dhys uae the pai a a. v.,h Uf tfc. t.,r week the farmer will oe permit in pvuuue. "-' - - tiru.irh ,1 IK Hi in ruuMii la Uln. 'UtitR til On account of ahunclance of feedstuM on hand to maku it very pleasant out of doors. Some cloudy days but no rain or damp weather. The ground has thawed out consider ably an" s very soft. With h 'arm with tlu- ull kinds have be wo. A. L. I'aschall. manager of , he friends ot the famtty in this sec State :: ., ri ; Um iLticn of the ,,ount1L. place, ha ivvurncd .mm Col- j. V. Forrester and family will lege Station where he went to (.py the residence of Frank be present at a meeting of the r':,u:i vMch Ra'eigh Martin has managerf of the several farms iM?, lccupyinK for some time. The buildings are being moved I off the lots on the south side of i the square where the new i i a. l i t. ering from the severe atUck of one ouim.nga are to oe duiu. rheumatism under the influence th,r-RB are shaping up for of the Marlin water, and wiH I actual construction work to be able to return home within a w,tmn 11 Bhort Um- There FPaxinahU short time. This will '. wmething doing in UblxK-k J 1 11 L a. t J in MSle .'Sinv unuitioii. ted to s -er liia i .... ...I I... ,......! 1 1 l fl.JU T CVl WWK, Hill! II8VO I1IIQ a cnance to get out on the range KU"u i ami mui' nn ni ;4,rt tki , mrniin they luat tne nrst of the niumn. 1 sUllnl. in thfe State. The finishing toucnes are be ing put on the interior of the' First National Dan ouiioing ami i the part to be occupied by tie bank will soon b ready for tae1 not see tit to take our word for it, come and see, we would be better satisfied and you will feel good after coming down, or up. or over to Lubbock and get a good case of enthusiasm, for its in the air, and its contagious. John Kroff. formerly with the ljubbock Iron Works, re- d fixtures to he Si-1 corner of Calveston and South First street, Overton Addition. Martin onrl familv havinir! m. ..mi.... - j , - . IUw!es turned me latter mn oi mis i week from Hurley, Bailey (HMintv. where he has iocated. Jack Tubbs has accepted a po- u. r-nm-t. haavv sncw in that sition with Martin and Walcott. section and says be was three1 returned) to his homo Wednes- taking the place of Neil Goggan. ' days getting back to :aunoeic. day moved tn the Frank place on West Broadway. Chas. L. Pickett, formerly of this city, but now of Post, was here the first of the week look ing after business matters. Charlie did not say. but he looked just like he wanted to comeback to Lubbock to make his home. It is mighty hard to live here several years and then undertake to stay away. Come on Charlie, you will receive a warm welcome. Luther B. Nerila was here the latter part of last week, from the ranch on the south line of the county. He reports condi tions on the ranch very satis factory. J. T. Slalcup Jr.. who has been visiting his sister, Mrs. J. 0. Hufstedler. or several days