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I nones ( Residence 242
LUBKOCK, JKXAS. THURSDAY, .NOV., ',, una
The Floydada Hesperian re
ports that Inst week wan a very
busy week in as much a the
local jrrain dealers were keepinR
a thresher busy threshing maize
nd other tfrain crops of this
kind, which they are buying from
the farmers. They will ship a
large amount of this grain to
eastern and northern markets.
The Totter county prohibition
ists are organizing themselves
for what they believe to be an
approaching local option strug
gle. The antis of the county,
and especially of the city of Am
arillo, are circulating a petitition
which it is supposed will le ire.
sented to the county commis
sioners of Potter county at an
early date Baking the call of a
local option election.
The Avalanche in potis"d to
add to our exchang lint the
Stamford Observer, which is one
of the neatest printed and bent
gotten up pupers that his ever
come to our exchange fnh'e. It
is edited, owned and controlled
bv J. S. I (earing and Sons, be
ing four of them all told and all
newspaper men of ability.
While the Avalanche doubts the
wisdom of a second paper in
Stamford, we wish them a great
amount of prosperity.
The fellow that has a nice
patch of wheat is wearing a
smile that won't wear off. This
is a fine season for winter wheat,
and it will help out in the way of
pasturage too this winter and
J. M. Northeutt, a veterinary
surgeon, was run over and in
stantly killed by an east-bound
! freight train on the Santa Fe at
'a point near White Peer, about
jthirtv miles from Amarillo Fri
day morning. Northern was a
! resilient of Pampa. to which
i point the IkmIv was taken. The
body was horribly mangled.
' Mr. and Mrs. .I, II. Kuhanks
left Monday for Rogers, P.ell
county, where they will spend a
few weeks visiting relatives and
OUR. SHOWING OF
Exhibits at fhV Y)allas Fair to
The Tex.is coal fields have long
attracted tliu attention of Uncle Sum
1 ami In titan given the world ninny
j tilnw iiijf iMTotinM of tlii'ir milili
1ie in Inn HniKiral rrporti, but t'lfl
beH evidence of Xiiluo is t tie prmlii't
j ta-eti fri'in t'ie mine.
I There will lie nfj d j t 1 I v nt the
e I'llir nf Tl'X.iS at llllllllK, Oft.
jlMh to Nov. Vnd, exhibit.- of the
I in "ie iinHii Mnt pi'itbicta.
I't -m : .11 u i r tin r, -riil know n
to the genliirnl world in found in
! I'i inn, mid we pro, luce Ihirtccn min
j 'i.iU in (iiiineic ml quantities. Ai-
wording to the I'tiited Slates (ico
i logiral Survev, the mine Vulue of "U r
j available con I supply exceeds tie
M'eiisii I'.iiiiiiii Vdl'uilioii of nil the
'farm of the United States, iii.lnd
j ing Uieir eipiipiiu nt, bv ten billion
do.lnm and is wort li fifty times the
lvalue of tiie auild'n cotton nop of
, TIlB fllt IllillOI'Ill piodiHtion of
reoid in Tcx-iu .s in lwsV and
since iliHt tinip pioiliKia valued at j
! Oi mi, 000 liHve t.eco taken from
our tomes and sell. The mine val- i
I nt of the ouipul (or 1!M? wn $'.''i,-
The important iniriernl piodmts
in the order of ihe r mine value are
as follow: IVti-ob-iuri, K.!in,iino;
coal and liemte. I,'.'? 1 '!ay
, products, 9 .',t;t;u.""0 ; nutiinil (j.i-,
$1.10 100(1 ; asphalt, 1 "C.tf.'i ; ht'.lie,
'h.",: ; ;isum, t'i,'. mil
.i-ordinu' to t' e report of t 1 ,e
linn-mi of 1 .1 otioi' ', (,i'. o(iv mi l
Teelinolorv (tf (he I rnvei'.lv of Tex
an, e tiNve lo.ooii Mjihiic uiJes of
Texas land containing workable n l
and it will liiVe I ' ,iiiiO )i nrs to n
ha nst our present supply nt t' e c r
rent rnte of rnitiing. W e r.uik V"l
oilier atrfies in product ion. .r
I'onl Millies fin li. -h rrnp'nymeiit
.'..'I. Mi men f. ,r '.'.'1' dxs in the yif.
We have A'i colli and l'iite m.nc
and the amniiil mi'iai'" j r- : : Imn
per in jie i- II oi"l t.iiis,
We hiive one of the hi: -1
I ' imhii ureas in tin- I 'n t I t. te
'' r o I liet'ts cover tMi I e 0
Inilrs of ten .ln V. Tl x p. ' r !..
in:., i's pr-' li Is enter i .! .4
w iii III. We e.p..it l'li. ' , l .-
i TT !
f Smart Shoes At
. It ,
We lliive a Well neleeted t,,ek ot i IK X K I l ami
IIAf'KKT (iOOJ'S ami i; yon are lunkiiii' Inr anv
tiling ii.-oially foiind in a (imeery nr llacket Store yon
will ti ti I it liefH. 'I lie l..-t ii 'ar i-iired I, inn, nweet
est. hacnii, pure I , r I ;iinl ron1 i nr comiiiiiitiiU, mid a
fllie HHnit metit of I'll moil on., ils, prefer l ew iilld pi'-klen
nni the es-leluatd I .AI.' Mih FL' Mil w liirh we are
Hl in'' at .er Inn pi imdis: you'll want rn other
kind if y u try a rT-k . Il'inilred- n urticlen ate
f'liiiifl In 1 1 r Kicket ('ki,ih I .epartiuent that are of
special i, in yniir Imtne ami tln'V are here, ('nine
and see fin ciire!f.
Uetnemi'e- we watit your 'tvani and pay the )it
eet jirice l lie market will peimit.
Phones 43r and 2S4
ill ';:e w hi lil.
( . .1 . d'oll of crude Hi: I I"'.'!
iini.i'.i !y u 'id t ' cii' i i t v
i..MlO,HI (I ih, I'll IN
The lli'l'C!,, i '.: -V ,'
lnnn oppoi tuii.t en ,'( r o.vi
mill l! In- olii' of I
1 1 ' II v
You are invited to come in mid inspect my stock
of Shoes. I have all the latest styles in foot wear,
such as the famous MR. J. R." and "Patriot" for
The "Society Star" and some nobby styles in
satin shoes and pumps for women.
I have made a special effort to secure the sale
of children's shoes that conforms to the natural
shape of the foot. The " less and Tedd" shoes
look better, fit better and wear longer. Try a
I also handle a complete line of Gent's Rir
nishings. A special line of 5uit Cases, Hats,
Caps, Shirts, Collars, Underwear and Hosiery.
linth Saturday I receive n thipmcnt of the latent color and deign of
tie, omethiiiK that neer hinbeeri hon before. afch my window,
first door we.t Citizen' National Mank. : : : ; '
iiurlinciit of the I .m.
fwi vim kno iIimi f'lunl fun, of
tlirfioiilln and aiiilnoniH will p inor.
pBlnl from (linhiiiv mi niH""r how
Imnl ll miiv I,.,'' SniurHte li,.- ihiii(
two or three llllles Hill! itsh Ihc np(,l
l'h Mi'tn Hler Hiid inii
If llle hltlwlN Mri- covered Ui-l l(h
oiip hud It Is slliii-d in div In-fore
tollHllir (!. KfiiVK 1 1,.. Milmh will
not Hillii-n- lo Do- lunula und will
h off wliliotit mi' I ron l,li-
To remove Hie (1 u r t from rmlliilors
Is ho essi tick If yon ji,iii.s m, ,!.(
hie fun I'lnee this nrticle mi t Ji
(Inor In friinl of the rmlltor iu,d ap
ply tin- eiirn til, nmfs the tun up ,41,(1
down mi : II every pnrtlrle of dust has
been Itiovn from the erex lei s
Dspth of Iri. 8s a
The i,f Mi-ill iiKHiiitaiiis In the world
are sometliina over nve nulca hlfh,
hut there arn nrean ili pihs nf over an
nillea 'I'hw Oerman sieve) hlp
I'lunet aenila word thai she has made
the deepest soundlnn iliim fur taken
A hoot forty ss mile off Hie iiurtta
roast of Mlndaimn. the larfn-st sod
ninsi anuiherly of iti Inip.ir'anl la
lands of the l'lilllui,lii. (, I'laant
found a d'ipih of J,07s f,.t In other
words Hi" I'urllir, where the sniiiidlnic
as tnk-li has a ilcptli nf 1)7 inllaa,
leei.(llli hy 4Ht fnet the aieHiaat
(p'h lil'herto shown ImnOe Advi-
sfaasal' at the
. Xs ly It
i- i ' li
i li. I,. Mcriilith saxs ho has
j iluPf wit hunt thp Ava'ancho a
I ' s ri K lis lie is tf'iiny to and took
iiilvaf,tat-( of the I'irst Murnlav ;
rates and tu l us si nd hiirs a cocv
for a fir.
K. P. Stf-warl. of Altus, Okla
lahotnn, v as horp a fow ln tho,
'past week xisilmK hia Sun, S. I.
I S'rv. art. and lnokinir aftrr other
Messrs. Cotton, nf I Vis and1
(iikhI. nf Putnam, ar in the city 1
- this vxeek and are visitins at '
.the home of Mr. and Mr. n. 1
! M. Arnott.
1 Shonif F'l nn made a Inisiness
trip If) Slat on WVdnrsdav,
; VVfint down to pxtrnd a personal
i invitation fur a tew- of the
brethcren to attfnd Iistrict
, Court h'r a few wpt-ka hf-nre
i a1 iijrors.
T. T. Smith was over from
pstaendn this wrfk, to isk after
matters reliiiive to th shipment
of the remamf of J. II. Kustrr,
an aerniint of whose ,ith
apiwars in another part of this
kev, i'ox, preaihr in rhitrt'
ot the Mothishst rhirth at
Plains is here today, t-nrnute to
Vernon to attend the annual
i'i m fere nct, lie renorls condi
tion very favorahlf in thnt
Mrs. (J. S. Murphy cam dirvn
frm Amarillo WVilncaday and
i visiting with friends for a
Lloyd I laker, who has Ix-en at
tending chm at Fort Worth
th past few months, returned
home Wednesday morning.
W. (',. Cotter, of Fosa Okla
htirria was here the ftrst of this
we-k lookinjr after business
I The infant sn of Mr and ijrs.
.. K. liaymi-r died Tueaday at
the home of (J. M. Arm M and
Uvh buried Wednesday, f l.uh-
!. I Swift, of lif Alfalfa
LiiinlMr rompany. tninsnrted
, business in f'roshvtun the first
; 'if the wei-k,
II. I". Mont Homery left Wed
i nesdii v for ( 'oke etiunty, where
, he ir nefl to lKk after buaitiesa
1 mat (era.
John llufsiedler, a prosperous
fiunu r of this county, was in
Lubbock Thursdny, transacting
I). N. Aifiett who h is Invn
pendink-a few day here lKik
linir after ranch interests left
j Monday for hia horn in Colorado.
M- P. Hopkins it tranaa -tin
t business in Sweetwater and
j I'oscoe this week. "
Listen, Good Feople! We are tfoing
tolve you a larjfe
Sack of Ahite Crest FMour
Absolutely l:re;. With each cash purchase of 5()c from us we will tfive you a ticket, and all money paid
us on your account will also entitle you to a ticket. A disinterested party will draw a number from a
box and the party having the corresponding number will be given the sack of flour free.
This drawing will take place at our store each Saturday Afternoon, at 3 O'clock. You can get
tickets now. Call for them.
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