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THE LUBBOCK AVALANCHE VOLUME XXIII. No. 15 LUBBOCK HAS FINE START AS A CITY, BUT SHOULD THIS IS THE OPINION OF A RECENT VISITOR WHO WAS HERE LOOKING FOR A LOCATION TO MAKE HIS HOME LUBBOCK NEEDS MORE CEMENT SIDEWALKS The Vacant LoU Should B Kept Clean, and There I Too Much Traah and Tin Cant In lha Alley.. Too Many Shack. Are Occupyinf ValuabUl BumeM Location. Since taking up the work a mmit of the Chamber of Com merce I find there are no two day like. It ii Just a continual round of new proposition! all the time. Hut that just gnea to show how we re growing. Everything in very much on the move in Lubbock, and it is pleasure to get letters from the outside, making inquiry to our resources. But still better to K. viwli -from prominent lt",l'1-- who arc attracted our way by th itv we are getting uiruug.i , rL and from uU,t-i t - j tri ..... .v... han investigated the m- r.rmu'ioti we are senil'rif "i,t " from the Chamber of (..mm. n iff i.e. ' i 1. Public opinion can make ..r tueau any man and I believe it is v. of a town as well. Lor the benefit of the readers of this arti.le I 'H r,ve von the remits of an inter tiew with Mr. Kd W. Aj.pl. by a prominent bunne man of Omaha. Nebraska. Upon coming t my of fue and after the usual introduc tions were over Mr. Appleby in formed n.e he was a g.;nt!. man -f u.n.e m.ans and was looking Tor lnvetment and a good clean and mofal town to ettle down in lie had several children of a. hod ajr. and of cur. wa interested in the ..hool.v Mr Appleby was a clean cut fine looking buin.- man The type of man in my judgment that would make a good citizen for Lub bo, k. A man whom the ( hambi r of Commerce, Rotary (lob, Kiwanm Club and the businessmen in gen eral would be pleaded to say. he li en, cf us. so I took p.rti.uUr pains to show him I.ubbo.k and out as far as the F-iperimental rarm east to the Country Club, nrth nd to raurnad track west, passed Str. Elwood's. . , (, rhowect his surprise at what he h at the experimental farm, at the mary pretty home., wi-h their lawnt J lit beginning t.. gn-en, a. the number of wholesale hour..-., our (cam-arums, chur. h. , "f the r-.od cUm of pnvem-nt we hat .......i ,y .hantial b-iine i.. .,.)., urit esrveiial'y "f tt.ci rotton in Nebr.yka, ? n j',. muc h .nteresfed n the eott .n d:"ryV h' r ifli. irff itv r m - - in va.n. I leirt-t r.' opr.. "i B, t , what h thought of us. j i. tir ing from the tvre i f man. ! wouol r..t a strmuht forar.t answer 1 rfnl and beli 'Ve v.:c he j . -t about took nil 'be civic prnl-. that 1 h.nl , in ny mk-ip, out of me. A near- ly as I run I will give y.v.i his an- ! Vow Mr. Mar' in. vol have ree now that I have seen enough f the country, and the d.'feront en'rrprifs of your city, wnai i think t.f it. and 1 will be as candid iri'in it - ----- - with you as you have wi'h me. Kirt. I wih to thank you for the fourteaf 7-J have ahown me. Be ginn.ng with your etrperimenta farm. That is wonderful and I learned more there about your re sources than I epeeted to find out in .veral day driving Your .Mr. YTfr, Club is frne and u, , v ... a vi'fW en ' H'CIC i'i." unite an nducemeni ior me in i pimnim. .""j , and Ve one with you. It g es t rattle brought anything like this ?how your bus.ness men can play, j ,,ri f nd they also were from Here all nf whi h is very esential in a ford. , . , . hv busm-a man. You have mm; D. L. McDonald w known thrm.jrh verv pretty homes, especially that mit this sect ton as the father of the ,f wi.ur Mr F.lwood, Mr. Slaton, Uhallowater irrigation project. The Mr At kin Mr. Bacon, Mr. Bled-1 r.ttle sold in Fort Worth were ae, and Mr. woliiarin. in". -. many pretty home on the bungalow type and they are th real home for the average man. To any I m ttirprised at finding two fully eoulpped aanttariuma here, it putting it lightly. Your wholesale house, were also a turprioe. but presume with the railroad reaching out in reery direction, roakee your lea t ion right at a diatributing joint. Whet buaines men I haee met im prest me a. live wiret and the fact that you ha both a R.rfary Club nd I Kiwani. Club all foet to show they art. Where th boainesa mew worK. . you y the botineta men of hU-li d. In harwon. for any thing that it for the P-buW" Lflbboek n tB'0U'h Cumber of Commerce, eannot help but make . rood town, but yoy aaked m. to h rtndid and now I tm rtng to .. your eivie pridt a Jolt. But ,u mrt take it tn the rpir.t in ihi- h tt U r'- , You know every knoik U a booat if you get it rinf "1 eannot for the life of me with a rlaa. f PP' " .a rlaim. for the people f toM hT In the nam. that l aad Holr. Ihey net-lei-1 tht.r a.ant Ma, 'parking alar th. ru, , M ,n, then, r;.w -P U da. throw m ran. a"J i"" mm .,Mm' rJmulaie la the ail.y. .a t "r"4- kTh,"rhT;;'. .Kul4 fc- aida k. U I"i.r.ly. J 11 u LUBBOCK, CLEAN UP A Bll hard for the children to get to school to nay nuthinir "f 'he dirt thry carry into the school and grind into the floors. You will never he able to get free mail dc livery until you build sidewalks. "Th..n them In a few old wood- lerot ". town that should be r- in pin i i l""M ,. .i - . L... wav from the . i i i... t.r., it h-i i i ir. i I i;i:i- 1 . .. '. i. ..ii ... i.. I li'ii:ic i. in iiintr-i n il i i'i-i iJi . i ii ... i... i Th..v are il ini'er- I , .. . 1 ..!. I lit nil mi arm ui.mk-.c.j. - bn k or s .mc o'h.-r f:re . p.W n a- t. - n..l Ho.ui.l '' ' I III t i.f build ni' tie f limit. U it at.. ac a'l the !bn g iiv.-t iifrin-ts a !rar,i r h a ci. Mti town. Not but what y hi are nn.k inif eveiy eff-.rt to ke e p vmir ..1....1. i.ri.1 vim ie rvi.ib!v ab.ie rc.-p.'it b.it ! the nveraire i" t"i ... i uft.-r them and make th.ml ",,,, ... I I trust 'ir g.,.l ci'iz. ns will i nrofit by Mr Appleby's advice, j proni ny .nr. n i . t..,e let every one get his tra.-h t ,r. iher and give the junk hauler i 1 ,.,h As you g. h .me from buM - ,. rte the ui:g!'.ly things and' n.ss rnt wii fc t ' soirirfl. is here anil it is c n.m . . pmK o lr " , . i n",ghb. r to get b.sy. There ' are i . re Mr Appl, I y's comirg to I..b- ; .i t and I Uy ire CH to lake ' '.;. . ........... I.,.; l ..n.vs. j.ist i "he same as y .u dn when you g to norne other man's town. What i an I do to help you. Jiarun iKE McF.l ROY DIF.D j in davenport, iowa i Mrs. Annie M. Klroy, residing at j "318 Esplanade avenue passed away at 1 o c lo. k Thursday afternoon after a fhort illness. She was born in Pennsylvania,! April 21, l"i- and raire to l"Wi , by .'U'Hiiil I down the Ohio river; ' . .l ... ... I ,.rnire. I umi nil ill. .I11.--I-.I 'in - . I.iv, wi-h h.r parent', nr. ami ..ni. i J..hn D Hoover the family ',HL'n5,::' Jlh' fj"f'..1t...,i,,r chil- 1 ...... .. inn: Mrs. hUi R-iymann, wif or j Fr; nk M. F'.roy of Chi. ago, 111., and r ramc f L,hh.,,v, Texas. ' rV,?r.er ,l . rv.ces will be h. Id - home, ami bur.nl in r air- r! Times. mount cemetery Daverr Hereford Man Tops Cattle Market at Ft. Worth, Monday Amnrillo, A-iril nnvs to raie cattle in West Texas, feed T 1. 1 . vni.i' , I them on West Texas products ami sell them on a West Ten market,' -..1 Ii I f.-n.nnld of Hereford. 'here today upon his return from Fort Worth, where ne sum .mmiuiy l f head of 1 and 2-year-old steer and heifers at $U0 per hundred. straight througn wunoui any rm- hack.. These cattle raised by him and fed ensilage. ground kaffir com and Hererorn raised alfalfa. "The cow the ow and the hen enable the farmer to market hia product on the hoof, .k:..k u a rraf Heal more nrnf- itable than the old way or hauling the train and other feedstuff to : .k k.. turn itable than the old way of hauling . ,ki Man w pi r. hit Keen town, ;i im. ...... - one of the most successful ttock farmer ever in West Texa. SENATE PASSrS BILLS FOR MORE COTTON STATISTICS Washington, April 12. Collection and publication by th Government of additional cotton ttatiatict are provided for in bill by Senator Harri (fnf h Georgia, paused to day by the Senate and aent to the Hons. On would require th Cenaut Bureau to take more detailed re port of unginnd cotton and th other would require the Department of Agriculture to publish with it regular cotton renortt of thi tea ton, estimate ohuined fmm cot ton rnnere of th pmbahl gin ning of th current crop. Senator Harria aid that th ad. ditionai information wat desirabl bee aue ginning atimal hav in dieai4 aa error of about t.omi.lioo hale and hav bn a factor, h aid. tn continuing th depmdon uf roll. .n price. II. It. Hofl f 1ainiw, tint Ft). lay and .S.t'ir'iay vt Ut Hk in Lulnfwk. aaaiMing in rarrying an th wort ( th Trk LUCCOCK COUNTY, TEXAS, TUESDAY, APRIL 18, 1922. R tails Man Attacked In In Two Weeks While At Work In "My God don't shoot him any more,," cried Mr. D. I.. Payne of Ralls, Friday afternoon at 3 o'clock as fhc ran toward tightly cur tained automobile from which tw shot guns, were pouring; a atream of leaa into the prostrate frm of her husband in the garden of their home in that city, according td the story told by Payne from hit bed in the Lubbock aaniUrium Sat urday afternoon when interviewed by a reporter. With more than a hundred wound in his body from the second shoot- ; n i ttlnmnt on hia life W Ithin flf- iua - - - --- - teen days, Mr. Payne was renting easy this afternoon and talked free ly and without emotion about hi ll W lttlOUt emotion aOOUl nis few week' escapade that i.t .. ...i .. last sound more like a nightmare or J dream tn:in a Amy of actual . ... - -- i -...! i n ru I II;. ,t..ry told in a st ra.ght f..i '. : .. eve'its in a ivili7i.il country. UHr iihii'ih i in i i"in- ..... ... i ...! in ...iniiniimr.be nut to bed. iimii ii. i . i" ... i ,..,... in . n rii imr . a ri p. it ( a point, ai mee'ifg or ' .. ... . . I.. ,i.i . h .,,. ,,v ..tb.T ' II" I'' n i. I i ' , "I bad beiii buying white nn:.' . fr that bo-.' leirg.-r cat'g now and - h.n when my n f id them not I to Mill me any more 1 hey naa s .me words over it and a few days later I was asked to go out to the . fr, ...... i ,. i,.,,i- ,.t . ., noin..- o - . - , , , i ,...,1, u ... . ,,f mules. 1 had -upper with him ; und right after -upper four men wbom I knew cane up with.mt a word of warning one of th.m hit . ,1,.. i, i ,,,,, ,k.. hn-.-it . ,:h a .hair and th.y all beat me up and left me. "Two weeks ag-. a man who had ! .Iwnvs been n,v friend took sup- 1 per 'w ith me and we walked to j town to o..k at a nor-e aicer nu(.-, T 1 11.. eiTipIars nave Easter bervices at Slaton Sunday The Knights Templar of I.ubh... k in' i.ui.....'- ,,, Slaton Pumlay aiterno.ni n(, Hlth xh Kn ghts of that Ci'y held one of the most impr.ive K:ii-r N r i v-r twin ny tn1 ,,,,,,,,,,!,.,. p tl.'.n a tale hi ' '"! i i. !" ivates a l.iini a.ij'.imr- uie nui't ul the Kiml wurK irai wi nnim i .,1-,-w 'e c.-f., . f.-.,m d.-vh. of run-: ' "' i'. lie e 17 years of ntfe ami y with so niu.h pleasure and en juy iiimt f and oib.-r thrills of hi'- a ...n lo was with him when ; .nt shown by everyone interested. .Irne no vi Is brot g'i! down to e. :y- in', rvi.-wed Saturday who is -Ji!. ,.Ver in the hi-.tory of track has ,v 1 was ..in. ted or adeb-d ' , Payne ha-, more than a hundred ' s muc h ir.terei t an I enthusiasm been ft in time to time bv his son F. Z. , wi.-.u.d.- in his body, s'arting with s,wli in the way of contestants i-n-l'avne wt'" bfd-ide of ele, n m his fee' below his nnUes, ' terinc. Twenty. nine schools parti- li-'fa'ber wa as f. i;..ws: 'more than sixty above his ankles ,.,,)ltl., jn ,, events of the Class H. j us er-wded to .ap.-ty with the ! fr.ends- of the Knights, more tha.i Sat-iMX.y uniformed Knbts taking par. Th elvr h w :i hi nut if ully in . ... .... i 1- ... I.i'l Mi hiraham anil I'.io. r.asiriute, n . of Slaton wen- expe. tn.nnlly g 1 ! with their Faster Q lartet prece. ,. j : .i... -..i i .... r. n ih..i nif i ne cii iii iiii "ii. i i .u.. t I-- n..... .. b . c loses witn ine i.or.i i m.-i, regular part of the Faster pro gram of the Temnlars. Following the Faster INnlm, b-Hil by Sir Knight Kills as Prelate, Sir Knight L. B. Parker of Slaton aiiir: "The City Four Square." The Scripture Lesson wn read by Itro. A. V. Hendricks, pastor of the Methodit Church of Slaton. The Knter Ceremony was read by the ir i.e. I.... a i... th.. I....l.,tu fnU lowing 'which Sir Kniuht T. P. I Har.ie.tv, pastor of the Baptist Chitr h'. f that city, preac hed the j ii-. i...... .. .... ..f ii... Hunt it I r.aier nermon. The irrmon wni complete in it outline and drew a benutif"! !e. unn from the Faster Tet.- Homelf :.L .L... illustration were couptea wnn in sublime in poetry and human ex preaaion, interwoven with a wealth of thought and observation on the part of Sir Knight Hardesty, giving (part oi Mr -.mirni uaruesiv, wrmon of strength and beauty I wit hall nf it nraetical. every day withall of ita practical, every day application. Following the Receasional Hymn the Sir Knightt knelt and received the Benediction invoked by Bro. Hendrirke and marched out with a beautiful Piano pottlude. Slaton furnish ne large1 number of Sir Knightt to th Luhbock Lodg and they are always willing workert for the good of Matonery and a better friendship between the two towna. Sikh ceremonies meet ing and tsurwiations can but remit in a fuller appreciation of the spirit of Eaater and the other occasion and a doner friendship between the two town. A large number of th Sir Knighta were gueata in the hornet of Slaton for the evening, re turning to Lubbock after night. TWO SWISHER SCHOOLS VOTE TO CONSOLIDATE Tulla, April 13. Th tchtml ill, trict of A lburn and Center Plaint, in th southwest corner of 8winer county, voted to contulidat by vol of 4u I I, th latge-t ma jority for better nhimla ever voted in thi tii.j of In roiiMry. A mov la on foot now la vol Inn. Is and build a I .","' tthuui huil i- I Kg ora'eii w i;n iii'-,iii r.a-eei .i.i . ! jr - t cut flowers, ferns, etc The i h in h 1 of jreneral merchandise, with a nice hoir as a-si'tnl bv voices from all up'oilate grocery in .onncction. nf the other chun hes ..f tin- ii'y Th" en'ue .c..nd fl"' r bis been lead in all the mo i . The Kntirh' leased by Irs. Hutchinson and Hicks, icier hod in ti the Orand I'mc c--i n-, Dentists, who will sublease the cf ul Mir h and lead bv 'he i hor fi e -pace not required by them, -anjf: -t inward t hristi'.m .Soldi r " j They expe t to move to the new In t oe being s Ved. location about the first nf July. tlr Kn-irhtt I'liiier. Oliver and ' will have amide office room and ,, . - . .. . ..ii i i. i.i .u.. ......ta.,..i..t ..r it... Second Time and Shot Down Garden, Friday P. M. per. He -topped me in front of the barber hhop which was dark and stepped to one side when some one opened fire on me with a .hot gun. Three men were bound over on $.1H bond each from this (hooting. Thirty-six pieces of lead were taken out of my leu and hips at that time at the Lubbock Sanitarium. "Two day ago I was discharged and Friday afternoon waa working in my garden with my wife when heavily curtained Buick pawed the house slowly. A few minutes later it returned and drove right up to the fence. I saw them drop the curtain and start to shooting. They I ..... ..U... Tkn f,rt uVl.it "oc neu mc uoy.ii aini in -.iiv Mow anls them crying, 'My God, don t I i.hiiiit him iinv more.' Four times knocked me down and my wife ran shoot him any more. Four tinvt I trii-ti to (ret up to run and arh . . i : tl . I ill (' E ' ' V Mill L II W 11 V II tV Ml II. I It'll they drove away and I ran n o thi. hi. Msi. but enve out inn bad to --. - ne nui 10 uen. Payne has a wife ti'i.l si-ven chil- dien has lived in K.ills five years - - , , . . . - an.l waist, s. v. n in eu.-n nanu una i five in bis face. His ba. k nridwjM- s;0 many were entered that i y are cvereH witn wminiff. 1 ne oei-rs say, n..weer, .imi. ..c .. danp roiisly wounde d and will be out in a few days When asked what his plans were , . ... l i u k.. .,1,1. ! ui trn nnelf nottie. at- he said: '1 will go back home, at- tend to my lui.-iness am try ,'J ! .e. p out of the way of that boot-! legirer bun. h. W hen tub that his supposed as- snilants w.-re in the Crosbyton jail mt would be releas-d on bond bo h he and his son said. They w.l get us both yet. They have tried three times but they will get us if . Bush Brick Will Be Two Stories Instead of One The building being erected at the corner of Avenue J and Kroaclway by Burh Bros., whic h was originally designed as a single flour buil.linir will be vomnlcted as a two-story structure. Mr. Hush, realizing the :l.;l;.;.- .t il... ..... I unin' i'i-:iilllie-. .u iui- .1.,, ';.ii.w .... ... , - i I 1 . see. le iilcd trvi! a structure oi tnis kiiici u.111 he more nrdtable than I he one originally planned. The fir-t floor of the building cvill be im i unied by the Tennessee Grocery, who will put in n full line c.ja i n ...e . ... .... puhli-, consisting of two operating rooms, laboratoty, a rest room, hiivmi. office, and ireneral recen- - linn 1.1111111 Tnv u-ill install moil tion room. They will install mod ern and up-to-date fixtures und furnishings, and when finfched will have one of the nicest and most modern dental parlors in this part of the country. This is indeed a grn'ifying step being tnken, both bv the construc tion men and the live and enfer- liiiwint mnri-hnnta of the citv. for this is a building that has lung been needed in this part of the town. It not only adds to the lienutificution of that section nenuuiiculion 01 uiai tectum, uc act as an impetus to ' the other i.mn.i4tt ..a tt. ru atiH u il waken i-.-r. . - -- - them to the realization that to keep taKreat of the times in Lubbock, Ihey mnt themselves get the build ing idea, and make or mis inea a renlity, and such i the spirit of progressivenes of the Lnhhork citiienhip that no opportunity is lost when an occasion of thi kind ariaee. It ha been said that there i room en the Plain for two good towna Amarillo and Lubbock. Come to Lubbock. Re-Districting Law Will Be Tested In Higher Court Austin, April 15. Action to teat th validity of th represent tie re distrUting act of th last Legisla tur waa begun her today when John T. Smith, Travi County Rep reeenUtiv filed hi application f,.r placing hia name on th official bal lot under th new law. County Chairman J. M. Tattertoa will refus th application on th ground that th contention raised all over th Stat that lb new law it unconstitutional beu ll omit Hwi.her County from it .provision. After Patterson ha take itl. Smith will bring manUamtie pew lee.lmgt In Ik tfuprem Court t nun pel th acci tan- 'f hit an iiialloa Iharee securing a le ii. l.m at to th i-onaliiati.'by .! th law. INTERSCHOLASTIC TRACK MEET HERE FRI. ANDSAT. BIG SUCCESS IT WAS WELL ATTENDED AND THE WEATHER BEING FINE, ADDED MUCH TO THE PLEASURE OF THE EVENT CROWD WAS WELL HANDLED BOTH DAYS Lubbock Win In Many Event and Made a Fine Showbf In All Track Entries Several Lubbock Student Scheduled to Attend the State Meet at Austin Next Month. One of the most interesting and entertaining eventa yet held here waa the meeting of the track and literary talent of the district surrounding Lubbock, w hich w as held at this place Friday and Saturday of lant week. Many compliments were passed by the visitors who were in attendance at the D i et, on the hospitality and (rood fellowship of the citizenship of Lub bock in the entertainment furnished the riicii cioaiiLs. . r. i.ici., pluinview, the Director tieneral ot tnei ,,., t n-iid that he had never seen a' - - , . , . .L .s, hools, and all were in the Hj!nr, to nmny tlI,.s the events had to he run I Oil in hears, or preiniuniii y iruniiii.i- tions. rii..l...r.d .. liicrti ni.reentr.if e in Class B with 'J'.t points, lt;ills follow- jn econ(J with 1H Lubbock won t Class A track bv 08 points, i'lainvit wj,h .J6f Fiy,a,a third wi og. - ,, . .. .. ; , -on uic ainview ,th the i hamnionshin tour nament of the district, and from these results the partic ipants will go to Austin to take part in the State j t( vmipt th-if 'fUill with the meet to ue neid mere hi a iuluic winners from other parts of the State. The official results of the meet fol low : Cla. A Schools. Track Event. 100 Yard Daah: Ater, Lubbock, 1st; time 9 4 5 sec. Hensley, Lubbock, 2nd. Nance, I'lainview, lird. 220 Yard Daih: Ater. Lubbock, 1st; time sec. V..n..o I'lf.in vinti' '.'nil Moore, Floydada, 3rd. 440 Yard Pun: Conway. Floydada 1st. time .19 3-5. Hensley, Lubbock, '.'nd. Marshall. Floydada, 3rd. 880 Yard Run:' I'.owen, Lubbock, 1st; time 2 mm. : . ,,, i Thompson. lost 2nd. ;ird. ltedv. Flovil.ida On Mil Relay: Lubbock Team lt, time III sec 120 Yard High Hurdle: Christian, Lubbock, 1st; time 17 seconds. Sone, Plainview, 2nd. Tc 'U'iie, l'l.iinv..e.v. ;ir.l. 220 Yard Low Hurdle: Christian, Lubbcek, 1st; time 27 2-1 seronds. -onus. llrvan, Plainview, 2nd; time 29 2-.1 . seconds Pot Vault: Pryor, Lubbock, 1t 9-ft G in Styles, Floydada. 2nd. Watkins. Post lird. Running Broad Jump: Ater. Lubbock. 20-ft 3-in. Bryan, Plainview, 20 ft. Hnesley, Luhbock, 3rd. Tennis tvants. n r kl. Iiuy a uu ifc i Herbert Scott and Edward Kerr,: Boy'. S!nle.: Weldon Wooldridge, Lubbock. GirP. Doublest Helen Jackson and l.ucile Goodwin. Plainview r.irt (I., .,! Luci'e Goodwin, Plainview. Literary tvents. Buy's Debat! F.lma Burns and Ishman Coins, I,nekny. Girl's Debate! Clara Russell and Cora Rosa, Ida lou. Declamation.! Senior Girls Lucile Brumley, Sny der. Senior Boy Lawrence Bacon, Lubbock. Junior Girl Jaunlta Stevent, Central Ward School, llalnylew. Junior Boy Marshall Ray, rialn yiew. DecUmatiew. Rrl SckUt Senior Cfirls Vivian Gollehon. Gaitynn School. Senior Itoys Allen Maton. Shal- lowater. Jnnior Girl Hora uniey, IJndsey ScbooL Junior Boy Ellison Caron, New Ljmn. Class B SheW Track Eat SO Yard Desk i Koonsman, Dickent, 1st; tlm 0 3-5 aeconds. Hawk, Ihrkent, 2nd. Groves, M sudor 3rd 100 Yard Daaki Keith. lUlls. 1st; time 10 3-4 . llama, U-kney, Jnd. JtrkMis, Hirkena, 3rd. tZO Yr Desks Keith. I'.sl , 1st; tima SS 3 tee. Austin, Midway, ?nd. I'alti.n, Matador, 3rd. 44 Vfal tk llamc toa, ltoa, liti tint CI tecMla. iUrreucka, Carlul. fa. PUBLISHED TWICE A WEtK Austin, Midway, 3rd. 880 Yard Runt Hinds, Magnolia, 1st; time 2 min, 18 seconds. Clark. Dickens, 2nd. Spillman, Ixckney, 3rd. On Mil Run: Hurton, Slatun, 1st; time 4 min... ,'" t ec. McCormick, Midway, 2nd spillman, l.ockney, Jrcl. ...... ....... Midway team 1st: time 3 min 57 scionds. l.m kney Team 2nd. Carlisle team 3rd. 120 Yard Hurdlei: Jackson, Dickens, 1st, time l'J sec M -t raiy, Cros-ett, 2nd. Day. Dickens, 3rd. B Cla.t School Field Meet. Running Broad Jump: l'owell. Kails, 18-ft, l'l-in. Jack on, Tahoka, 2nd. Grave, Matador, 3rd. Running High Jump: Jackion, Dickens, 5-ft. Luna, Slaton, 2nd. Wyley, Emma, ord 12 Pound Shot Put: K.stol, Matador, 3o-ft, 4-in. Hamilton. Kiigtown, 35-ft, 3-in. Liojlin, .S,iur, 34-ft, y-in. Diacua Throw: White, Littlefield, 'Jl-ft, 7-in. Centre Diekena. !lll.ft. (Iwyn, Muleshoe, S8 ft, 6-in. i Pol. Vault. DIW , III III James, Koaring Springs, 1st. 1'ass, leans, zn. Indications of Oil Good, In Well Near Justiceburg H. W. Parr, atiperintendetit of tha Woodward Oil Cumwmy is havina; 1 many visitors thee days at tha j well, the c nipany i muting down Incur Jusfi . buiir, striking iras twic) i within a we ek in Boren number on has fiv. n the people f t.arr.a t oun ly I.inn ic.-i. oi. I-. icn nil ay l'a-t Thiir-day l'ih. ihe ccmoany clii'lcil in' pas nf il -nth of about XtiO f -ft the stret ir'h i.f vl'.i. h ii-nve !? min. the c'l'llintr ton's a l a t ! h'.;n ' dred feet tip the h. 1c. Oving to .the sevi ri v of th' b'oM- tho steel cable '. s- vered at th" b t ausing some di lay as te t n! bad to be f i.- bed out. driMir."- wis r's-in'oij Sat' relay niirht, and eai'y Monday urM tnn? v as wi-- ngair en nun ered . f gr a'cr intensity tbui that of Thiirad.iv. h.it linir rm k the enfir. . . - - .', , length cf the derri k. The nature t ....-..-111... t . . h.m .. I I . . n 1 I. "rM.hl , l E 1 ' I! Hi i lie l l I .....w. w i of e is and the f -:n:i! i"n th-nrga I u : .1 .,,..1.... W ill n 11 Wif cicou:; I ii in s-iperinteiii('-iit Parr very tmtimistte as to Oara Countv be - ming an nil field. We iru.il' nf Pot feel like joining him in that optimism and the slogan of the street scemt to be "Oarzn Coun'v is doing Te Strike Oil." Post City Post. CONDITIONS ARE GOOD IN COKE COUNTY Hebett Lee April H.-The splen- did rains of the last month, amount- 'ng to over five inches, have trans- ! formed Coke County from a barren, , drouthy waste into a beautiful gar- ' Ill-K Spill. "I ClCICmCH l BUtrilU.tJ at this time, and with an occasional shower, it is predicted that larR cot ton, feed and melon crop will ba harvested. Cattle, sheep and other live stock went through the winter in very good conditions. Since grass ban come, stock it getting in the best of condition. Poultry raising is one of the most frofitahte industries in Coke County, requently, the profit from poultry, and eggs, is sufficient to keep up two-, third of the expense of a farm horn. Turkey raiting is carried on to a large extent, and tome are of the) opinion that poultry will net then more profit than aheen-raising. Practically every Coke County farmer believe in diversified crop. Also, Itrge. majority of the farmer liv at home" They produce 60 per cent of tha product they con sume. Scattered over th country, a few cattl hava died recently, from eaU ing poisoned weeds, it it belived. but it it thought that th grata will cause thi loaa to stop. RAILROAD MEETING CALLED FOR MAY t Fort Worth. April 11 West T tt t.iwnt ftvoneg the Slaton rout for th Fert Werlh-llama railroad hav called a general meeting at I 'oat for May S. Th fallowing ' ' asked i sen.il il.leifateai SlaUia, tM.ult.Un.i. I'oat, t Uirf.net. A ec wont, Kul. hsake.l, 1 tr IHwi' s, WaoiU.n, l.raaam, I !i'i . '' ral Wrt . W eeihei ' trj. V il-M, I kuaa, U l'-av.l and los--s.