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THE I UnnoCK AVAtANCHF.. TUF5DAY. MARCH 7. 1922.
HiQOE, THE PRINTER'S DEVIL 9v CAfipt $mmb9 Lucky obody Came oAont SUE CAUt U.fc ) r swe Na trr J' V, " r ii y wr " JmU' "Mr KW " luHcur M wait (-V yj&. saw ... i ,i. I" -J i. -m -..iJuajLJsLa.ii j ix. ... l . .. j .1. . i....j..iuin 1 SOUTH PLAINS PEOPLE ARE EAGERLY AWAITING THE FIRST COPY OF THE NEW MONTHLY PUBLICATION IN APRIL The Plains Msgexlne has found H desirable to change th name of their publication to "The Plains Agricultural Journal," according to Ha Advertising Msnager, Mr. J. E. Griffith. "The entire proposition i meet rng with a response that in most rrstifying," was the comment mad y ita Managing-Editor, when auk ad by the Avalanche Reporter Sat urday, how things were fitting along." From all over the IMnina and Went Tcxaa we are getting the mort encouraging letter of com mendation, good wishes and con gratulations upon our good fortune In starting the first project of this I !nd in thin nation. For example Friday' mail brought a letter from Clovis, New Mexico, with a one dol lar check, another letter from Can adn wanting to handle the circu lation for that Miction, a letter from Stamford assuring u their full sup port." "All of these thing niHke us be lieve that we ran put over the proportion at this time, in spite of adverse condition. But the real teat ia coming in the upport of Lubbock folk. The outside world know u by reputation only just like you know Homer D. Wade, Porter Whaley, John Boswell. Eu gene Shannon and a thousand oth ers. You have heard their name, they aound familiar, you know they ra from Stamford, Plainview, Ft. Worth, or somewhere, but you would rather herniate to plank down a dol lar for a year subscription to a magazine they planned to bring out a month from now, without eeing a sample copy. That ia more than true when you at art to talk a $100, 200, or $.100 advertising contract with them. "So first, last and all the time unleaa the City and County of I ii It bock ha enough confidence in the venture, in the men at the head of the project, and in the possibilities offered by thi section for uch a Journal then we haven't the aligh teat chance to put the thing over out of Lubbock unleaa we move out of Lubbock to do it. Frankly, we know that the business men and citizenship of Lubbock and Lubbock County appreciate the possibilities of auth a publication sufficiently well to aupport it and give it a fair aix month' or a year' trial. By that time the publication will be able to show the outaide what H fa and what it ia doing and at the aame time have proven it worth a an Agricultural and Com munity Journal of the Plain and for the Plain, both to the individual uhacriber and to the advertiser to take care of itself upon a sound business bam. "What we want and muat have ia between two and three thousand folka who have enough sporting in stinct and natural born confidence in humanity, the I'laina and West Texas to bet a dollar on two long, lank country boys who are full of pep, ambition and enthusiasm, put ting over a Journal that will, in part at least, represent the Main and Weat Texas, "And they are doing it. The ad vertiser are buying space as a straight business propoaition and subscribers are pouring in their dollars, some through curiosity, some as a sort of better proposition and some becsuae, thank goodness they say it at least, they believe that we can put the thing over. You know upon our fiftieth anniversary, we are going to run a full rage col ored supplement picture of some of the fellows who have been consid erate enough of our feelings to slap us on the back and tell tis that they think we have the stuff in u to put the propoaition over. "We are guaranteeing 2,000 cir culation and by crackey we're go ing to have it even If we have to personally walk the lane of Lub bock County and peddle our paper one copy at a time for eggs, turn ips or sweet potatoes. In fact, if there is a farmer in Lubbock Coun ty that had rather trade market value in eggs, potatoes or chickens for the Journal we will take rare of him. "And any, Son, if you wsnt a real friend, you stick to old Jimmie Dow! He's all wool and a yard wide and I hope you read the proof on this copy so It will get by him for he ia entitled to It. You ran iust take my word for the fact that he ha been a friend to a couple of would-be newspaper magnntea in getting things shaped up for launching this project. Some folk were surprised that the Avalanche was going to publish it for u thought that Jamea L. Dow would more or leaa fight us but they Just don't know Jirflmie, thst's all. It may coat him a few pennies in split advertising appropriation for the first month or two but, in the long run he will make it all back for newspaper like the Avalanche are not found in every little burg the size of this or twice this size either. (Good Idea this of interviewing ourselves, isn't it? You ran be sure to get said what you intended to say instead of guessing how the reporter Ja-going to remember it and saves him a lot of bother too. It'a a funny thing how energetic every newXub News Hound Jimmie puts nn"T- for about a month. When Douglas first csme on the force he made the Chamber of Commerce office at least five times a day. But little by little he has slowed up until now well it has been a week since we've seen him. Now we have a new 'un and for a couple of weeks or so we will be bothered to death and then Jim mie will get another one. Some one asked Mr. Dow recent- Second Annual Auto and Style Show Bigger and Better than last year More Space More Cars More Styles Amarillo, March 9,10 and 11 Vaudeville Music Dancing Under Auspices of Amarillo-Panhandle Automotive Association 10-174 MM 1,120 Mew Homes, Read About Them My Company, Temple Trust Company, has furnished the money to pay for 1 120 farm and city home in the great Lubbock territory, (we cover several counties) at a total coot of nearly $6,000,000.00. We are trying lo do our part in helping to develop thia wonderful country. MONEY TO LEND NOW We lend our own money, making farm loans in the Lubbock territory and city loans in the town of Lubbock. I make the inspections and tell you what we can do on the ground, no delay on our part, loans written at current rates, terms and options. T. B. DUGGAN, Vice-President Lubbock, Texas. Temple Trust Company of Temple, Texas Capital, surplus and undivided profits, $450,000.00 ly: "How msny men are working in the bark shop?" "Oh I about half of them, I gicss," anys Jimmie. And so it goes.) ROTARY NOTES By L. T. Msrtin The regulsr weekly luncheon of the Kotary Club met at the Man hattan Parlor on Wednesday at high noon with over fifty present. Presi dent Walter called upon the secre tary for the weekly announcements, which were ss follows: , Associate memberships are now open and members will be permitted to present names. Attention was called to the banner on the rear wall. "Home bred Home fed" I'laina Product Direct from "The Hub of the Plains" Lubbock, Texas Msrch 11th will be traveling mens day in Lubbock, and under the aus pices of the Chamber of Commerce, the Junior Chamber of Commerce and the Kiwanis Club, there will be a banquet ataged at the Elks hall for the benefit of all traveling men. The hour will be 7:.'I0 p. m. Re member the day and the hour and be sure and give the traveling man the glad hand and make him know Lubbock ia his town and that he is one with us. Geo. Briggs was called upon to make a talk in regard to the two days short course to be held Msrch 20th and 21st at which time there will be lectures of interest to both men and women. The program is so arranged that it will be of inter est to the city men snd women and children. There will be moving pic tures and we want to make this a real community meeting of urban and city people. Do not forget the date and lay off party dates for those two days. The meeting was then turned over to Rotarian Sensabaugh; chairman of the entertainment committee. You know Sensa always hss something good Up hi sleeve for his friends. After singing Rotary ongt he call ed upon Telephone Phillips to tell something of the Telephone busi ness. He responded with a nice fa per which he resd to the club, 'irking out the kernels we gather as follows: Much of the misunder stsnding about the telephone busi ness snd it special problems is due to failure on the part of the public to realize some of the fundamental differences between the telephone compsny and ordinary business cor porationa. It is his desire to elimi nate as fsr as possible sny misun derstsnding between the company and its patrons. When some peo ple look at the telephone business, all they see Is that competition is not a factor and that all the com pany has to do is to collect their revenue. They loose sight of the fsct thst the service is sold in ad vance and thst public utility eom panics undertake to furnish a pub lic service and under the law sub ject themselves to an obligation, to provide equipment, to avoid discrim ination between patron, that the charges will be resnonshle. The plant of the telephone companies sssociated in the Bell System, rep resents an investment of a billion and a half dollars and every year it is necessary to add still more new investment to meet the requirements of the public. The quartette composed of R. I. Wilson, T. Q. Dyes, L. L. Wen dell and K. A. Holland, sang a series of song thst are always well received by the Kotary club. When they were announced they were re reived with loud applause and were called bark time and again. Neil Wright kept calling for nigger songs. You know be also hss a weakness for nigger fights. Some thing wrong with that boy. We have a few member In the Rotary club that some time say thinira just to make talk and in dis cussing the write up of the young folks in the Rotsry notes in lt week's Avslanche, Acy say to Ben nie, Martin kind of landed on us young msrried folk. Hennie said he was not in that class, he had been married over two years. Acy! My, if I had hn married that long I would think I had a life sentence. Upon seeing that the pencil nusher of the Rotary notes caught the re mark, beggeo: him to keep it out or the paper, but it was too good a morsel so you hsve it. Of course we would not mention it if we did not know Acy worships the ground that little wife of his walks on, but he must be more rsreful. The qusrtette took it up and sang the song: "You must love her all the time." When in the Chamber of Com merce office the other day (Ki wanis Dav), Fred Boerner came in and exhibited two beautiful neck ties, swelled up his chest and said I got these ss a prite at the Kiwanis Club for being the best looking member. Now every body likes Fred but it ia the first time I ever knew he wss In the prise clans on looks. Not knowing who are mem bers of the club, have been won dering what the rest of the bunch looks like. Have had two Invita tions te attend the Kiwanis club luncheon snd hsve one for nest week so Intend to accept and will give the bumh the once over and report nest week In the Rotsry notes as to what I think of their Judgment on Boerner. Rnacoe I wandering around Just like his Rotary Ann, was over close to Jsurec. Visitors at lunrheon: Mojor Adams, guest of Keen; R. I. Wil son, T. Q. Dyess, L. I Wendell and R. A. Holland of II. D. Phillips; S. E. Cole of W. A. Mrrl. k; A. A. nrscher and J. E. Griffith of J. A. Medlock; Judire Foster of A. B. Weaver; L. D. Rsnkin of L. C. Montgomery. L'mcheon next week will be held at the Manhattan parlor. Phone In your guests the day before. Possibly It would be of Interest to know Who's Who, in Rotary. It is now my Intention to write blo grsphies of the different members ss I csn gather the Information. From what you will read In the bio graphies of the members selected for this weeks items you see I am getting a pretty good line on the membership and If you have any thing you do not wish known you had better get it under cover. Have you been eating at the ELK CAFE If not you are not getting the best eats in town. Good Foods Cooked Right I. W. GILL, Proprietor (North Side Square) Walter Asnerry Myrick Jr., was born in Ft. Smith, Ark., July 17th, His people moved to Beau mont, Texas, when he waa but a lad of ten years He went through the public a hools of Bvsumont and finished his education st Troups Polytechnic Institute, of Pasadena, Caifornia. At the time Walter's people moved to Beaumont there waa another family moved to Beau mont by the name of Mr. and Mr. J. T. Wilson, who had a daughter by the name of Margaret. It so happened that Walter and this little girl were put in tb same, room at school to take examinations and the boy Walter wss so attracted by the little girl that ha made up his mind, if she did not peas the examination he himself would fail so they could both be in the same room. They both passed, thus the boy and girl went through school together. Their friendship ripened Into love and Walter Myrick Jr., the second mar ried Margaret Wilson, the daugh ter of Mr. and Mrs. J. T. Wilson, the oil man of Beaumont, Texas, on June 25th, 1914. From thi happy union there are two children, Roberta, a girl of six yesr and a boy, Walter A. Myrick Jr.. the third, now 17 months old. He brought his bride to Lubbock in 1914 to make his home. He entered the hardware business with Mr. Sam E. f'ole under the firm name of Cole Myrick Hardware Co. Walter ia re sponsible for there being a Rotary Club In Lubbock and is President of the Club. He Is an active mem ber of the Chamber of Commen e. of the Country Club, a Mason and sn Elk. He is sn interested work er for anything that is for the gjod of Lubbock. Jed Adams Rix wss born in Cednr Crfek, Wisconsin, December 20th, 1M87. His people moved to Colo rsdo, Trxss, when he was but two yesr old. When he wss about six yesrs old they moved to Big Spring, Texas, where they now reside, lie went through the public school of Big Spring, and fininshed his school ing at Poughkeepsie, N. Y. On Jsnuary 11th 1912, at Hickory Withe, Tenn., he married Mia France Biara, the accomplished daughter of J. B. Biars, of Whitev horo, Texas. At this time she wss living with her aunt, her mother being dead. Mrs. Rix is a graduate of Kid Key college of Sherman. Tex aa. Jed and hi wife came to Lub bmk In 1918 to make their home and started a branh houae of the Rix Furniture and Undertaking Co. of Big Spring. Jed showed his good judgment by coming to Lubbock as his business now equals in sales that of the parent house at Big Spring. Jed is Secretary of the Company. Aa a hustling wide awake business msn and miser Jd cannot be beat. He ia president of the Chamber of Commerce, Chairman of the Entertainment Committee of the Rotary Club, member of the Country Club, a Mason and an Elk. He and his wife are both members of the Episcopal church. He ia a fiublic spirited man snd a man who s for anything that la for the up building of Lubboc k. NOTICE OF SALE On the 25th dsy of March, 192, between the hours of 10:00 A. M. and 4:00 P. M. I will sell at public auction. One Brown Mare, One Horse Colt and Three Fillies to sat isfy a pasturage, leln. at my place West of Lubbock, Lubbock County, Texss. 2 0 C. C. Lane. PRISON SYSTEM OF TEXAS IS FENNILESS Austin, Fib. 2H Figures in the Stste Treasury disclosed today that the Texas prison system hss ex hausted every penny to its credit In the prison fund. These figures show that on Jan. 1, the system had) 1:1,467 to its credit. Since that pe riod slightly over $71,000 hss been deposited by the prison authorities to the credit of the prison fund, but the total amount of $74,Ti has been paid out on warrants. So the system will begin the month of Msrch without any funds to Ita credit. There haa been no indica tion of how the system is to be operated without funds, or how sup. plies are to be bought for the ac tual support of the prisoners. Gov. emor Neff hsd no comment to make on the present condition of affairs. As usual, Martin's la first with the famous Eskimo Ice Cream Pies. Get yours todsy. 2tf cpwee .Pl isssjs , nap r m WIPED OUT Soeh a report after a fire has a frightful sound. . Home owners hare no excuse for negligence ia insurance matters. Service pitas a policy in good stock IneoraAce Company mean fair and full payment of losses. CALL ON THIS AGENCY FOR REAL INSURANCE SERVICE Here to Stay BRIGGS DEfllAH ALWAYS CTJ Till JC3 f A) V