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THE VOLUME XXIII. No. 28. LOCAL STOCK-JUDGING CHAMPIONS MAY ENTER NATIONAL CONTEST WERE OUTSTANDING CHARACTERS IN EVERY CONTEST ENTERED IN THE STATE AND ARE CHAMPIONS. . HAVE HELPED TO ADVERTISE LUBBOCK CO. Arrangement. Not Made, But Lubbock I. Backing Th Young Men, And Tbeir Ability To Win It Not Questioned By Any one. AH Civic Agencies Recognize Them. When Director of Vocational Agriculture. R. ( Mower jr, of the Lubbock high school and hi un matchable team of stock-judger outstripped all competing teams at the content at Canyon anil rort Worth in the early sp'"1. Lubbock people were exceedingly proud of their achievement, and the young men were entertained by nlmoKl every civic agency tn Lubbork, prin cipal f whom the local Ki wani Club who banqueted the club, and heard speeches from all the boy, the instructor and the super intendent. M. M. Dupre, through whose effort, I'r'f. Mowery brought to Lubbock. Several week have passed, many state newspaper have given the young men and Lubbork much pub licity, and the food that team did Lubbock wa. readily realized by a!! interested in their work, and here comes an announcement from the Texa Vocational Progress publish ed monthly by the State Board for Vocational Education, announcing that a team would be sent from Tcxa to enter the Chicago contest fecember It. The article in as follows; T Will Send Team to Interna tional "A letter has just been received from Mr. Hetde, Secretary of the International Live Stock reposition. Chicago, stating that this year stock jjdging contest will be held on Friday, December 1st. If it i possible to do so, a team represen ting the vocational schools of the rate will go up to bring back the cup, medaK and other available trophieo offered a prire by this association. The hoys wishing to make the trip will bo assembled at some conven ient place for a week of intensive traminf, just prior to the Interna tional. The team will be selected from the high point men at the Kort Worth and College Station con testa. Only those boys, takinir part in one or both of these contest will be eligible Definite instruc tion and regulation will be mailed to the coaches of the eligible boy immediately af'er arrangements to enter a team have been made.'' We learned from Prof R. C. Mowery Thursday that hi clasa con template taking part in thm con tent, and Insomuch as they have been winner tn every contest, and outstanding character a winners, they will possibly expand their stock judging championship from the state of Texas to the entire nation. So concrete effort have been mad to have these arrangements made, but there is plenty time be tween now and September for our school men to learn that the entire ntiterfhip of Lubbork are backing them in this matter, a wa shown at the first. meeting of the Kiwanis cluh after the boy's return from their trip to Fort Worth, when the lid was almost raised from the din mg room when W. C. Rylander, chairman of the day declared "Lub bock boya are winners of the atate, and will win if sent to Chicago. We Will Send Them," and in those last four word. expressed the true in tertion of everyone familiar with the work the young men have done. The 1922 term of the Lubbock high school wa a success from every angle, and reflect well upon the young manhood and young wo manhood of Lubbork. We are sure that if sent to Chi cago the stock Judging team will make a showing, and prove to the entire citizenship of the state that Lubbock is to be recognixed as hav ing the champion stockmen of all time. , While it is generally conceded that the ranch lands of West Texan re to be cut into smaller farms as fast al possible, that in no means indicates any decrease in interest in the cattle industry on the Plains, nd the fact that more attention la turned to studying vocational agri culture means that the coming gen erations are making every effort possible to learn how to produce the most postnble wraith on the least possible land, and the cattle men are coming in on this matter alone with the agriculturalist, real ising the fact that tt ia more prof itable to raise heavy-weight thor oughbred cattle on feed from the farm than to let them graix upon the prairie, as fattening and finish ing is done in that manner in no greater coat, the animal reaches higher atate of perfection, and the meat ia sold at a better price. We frankly believe that with the constant improvement of the Lub bock farming country fattening cat tie will become so practical that ranch lands will prove unprofitable, and that the farmer will be given a wiovr field labor. The Introduction of grain sorgh ums to the ranchman aa fattening material la teaching him a great lewn. and the adaptability of the plain to these eropa makra It prof itable to cultivate the feed for the laill than to have thm occupy large section of grasslands. The Lubbock boy who have won the ritfht to go to Chicago have a message to every man in Lubbock county who i interested in ftock raising and better farming. Let's be broiidmmded enough to obliterate the obi idea thnt a "Prophet is not without honor, save in his own coun try" and learn a little of the gn at lesson these boy have learned in the improved method of farming and stockraiing. MARFA MAN VISITS WITH LOCAL SCHOOL PROFESSOR R R. Thomas, of Marfa, Texas, pent Satunlny and Sunday with hi old A. M. College friend, R '. Mowery, Director of Vocational Education in the .uiiock nign school. Mr. Thomas was not by any mean a stranger in this section, as hi father, C. O. Thomas, was at one time a resident of the Plains, and was associated with several businessmen of Lubbock, and his visit to Lubbock was indeed a pleas sure to his friends as well as him self. Prof. M iwrey has been in I.ulv bock long enough to have convinced u of the value of the A. 4 M. graduate a citizens, and we sin cerely hope something will bring more of his kind to our ci'y. ABERNATHY VISITED BY HEAVY RAIN TUESDAY Word from Abernathy has it that a two-inch rain fell there Tuesday night a a result of which, every thing wns literally flpoded. The Chautauqua was practically rained out, according to the report, and many people were caught away from home, a a result of the im mediate appearance of the cloud. The running water wa of no dam age to crops, however, as practical ly everything i up, and out of dan ger of being covered with washing debris. REV. W. A. BOW EN WILL HOLD SERVICES SUNDAY The entire Baptist congregation will be glad to learn that Rev. W. A. Bowen who ha been ill at his home for the past several days, and unable to attend service at his church Sunday, will be able to hold all services at the church next Sun day. Raptist people will please take notice that the good pastor will be on the job Sunday, some having formed the opinion that he would leave for his vacation prior to that time. INTERESTING NEWS ITEMS FROM 'CARLISLE COM. Misa Bernice Casey spent the week end with relatives in town. The Woodrow teacher and several pupils and patron came over Sat urday afternoon and had everything ready for the play, but on account of the weather did not have a crowd Misses Evelyn Tubbs, Be Sims, Artie Bond and Opal Burrnghs, spent Wednesday night in the Tubbs home. They reported a nice time. Mr. B. W. Casey and family spent Sunday in the Spence home. Miss Oda Ray spent Sunday with Mis Thelma Hinaon. Mr. Frank Rever is on the sick list this week. Mr. Sterling spent Saturday night Willi Mr. Max Brownlee. Mr. Ribble and family of town, spent Monduv with friends here. Miss Ona Ray spent Sunday with Misa Jewel Moon. Misses Thelma Hinaon, Bess and Ted Sim. Mane Coffey, Oita Ray, Messrs Walter Willington, Newman, Casey, Lester and Tonnie Sims. Baron Coffey, Max Brownlee and Sterling Jeraen took lunch and in joyed the afternoon and supper at the Tubbs tank. Misses Blanche and Neva Brown lee visited the school Friday. Misses Hazel Price, Jewel Wood and Jewel Moon spent Sunday aft ernoon with Misa Ona Ray. Mr. -and Mrs. Esco Casey spent Sunday in the Heffipgton home. Mettdames W. B. Perry and Jer den were calling in the Dean home Tuesday. Mr. Lowcry and son, Robert, pois oned dogs on their farm here Tues- Miss Ellie Harris returnej Tues day from a week vuut with rela tive in Hockley county. Misa Josephine and Mr. Lee Mooro spent Tuesday night with their grandparents, Mr. and Mr. Moore. Brother Tennyson of Plainview will fill hia regular appointment here Saturday night and Sunday. Grandpa and grandma Randolph of town spent Sunday with their children, Mr. and Mr. Dean. Farmers are all smiling over the moisture of several days anj It la I ringing cotton and feed up so fast. LUBBOCK, LUBBOCK COUNTY, TEXAS, FRIDAY, JUNE 2, 1922. LUBBOCK SECTION VISITED BY HEAVY RAINS WED. due of the hcneiest rains that has visited this section of West Texas throughout the spring fell Tuesday night, beginning about 'J. At sundown a large black cloud in the went med too far away to reach thi section before many hours, and as a result of the eve ning being a very pleasant one, everyone attended the Chautauqua, picture shows and took all other u.itkrkitt fhinlrinrr of the sudden appearance of the rain, and a a result many persons were caught jn the storm. The streets of Lubbock were crowded with au tomobiles none of which were equip ped with curtains, while the side walks were lined with person who had attempted to rush home before he rain was well started, some of whom were drenched in the first downpour. About one and a half inches are reported, with favorable results for the farmers, as most all the crops were planted, and some cotton and feed is up far enough that the rain will ait in giving it a good grow ing start. Farmers' who have been on the Plains very long know there is no need of 'worrying about further wea'hiT conditions, :i with a good season in the ground at this tune, a good crop will be harvested with the local summer thowevs that will fall throughout July. ANOTHER YOUNG MAN LOCATES IN LUBBOCK Horn to Mr. and Mi-. C. W. Pur vis on May 3"th an eight pound boy. We are' glad to report the mother and babe are getting along nicely, and the little fellow is taking a great liking to Lubbock, and is be ginning to survey the possibilities of this trade territory. Mr. Businessman you hail better make it snappy, Lubbock is the home of many wide-awake young ster who will take hold of the busi ness wheel of this old boat some day, and nil mosshnck and knock ers will be forgotten in the rush. We are mighty glad to welcome the new comer, and trust he will make Lubbock a progressive. P'"0'' perous citizen. CARPENTER BUILDS HOUSE FOR SELF ON 9TH STREET Claude Martin, local carpenter, has tired of building houses for the other fellow, and finally got down to the task of building one of hia very own. Mr. Martin's resilience is a beau tiful five-room structure, ve-y con veniently located on the nineteen hundred block on ninth itreet. PROMINENT LUBBOCK COUNTY MAN WROTE OWN OBITUARY BEFORE HIS DEATH OCCURRED LAST WEEK It ia rather unusual for one to write his own obituary, but this is true in the case of Mr. R. II. Low rey, a short account of hi death appeared in the Avalanche Tues day. Mr. Lowrey wrote regarding himself and family and left same a a record. This story wa read at the funeral services Saturday, by Rev. Rowen, pastor of the Bap tist Church, of which denomination he wa a faithful and consistent member: "Robert Henry Iowrey. eldest son of Andrew P. and Margarett C. Ijwrey, wae born about one mile northwest from Preston, Georgia, on January l, 1842. He was brought up on the farm, receiving a meager education in private and rural schools of the country until twelve or thirteen years old, after which he was not in school any more ex cept one month in a grammar school at the age of seventeen. At the age of nineteen he taught school at an academy known a Philadel phia, three and a half mile south of Pineville in Missouri County, Ca., until July when the war between the states having broke out he vol unteered in a rompany, at Preston, (1 known at that time us the Webster'a. Rifles and left home on the 13th day of August, 1K1, and bivouacked at Atlanta, Ca., for two weeka when the comt'any was ord ered to Lynchburg, Virginia, where be trained for about one month, when the company wns ordered to Centerviile, Va., and the 17th Regi ment of Ga.. volunteers was organ ized with this company and nine others. After which it was known as Company A. 17th Ga. Volunteers with Henry L. Benning as Col. who was afterward promoted to Brigadier General. "lie served in this commond until the end of the war, when he wa surrendered under General R. B. Lee to General U. S. Grant, on the 9th day of April 1865, near Ap pomattox Court House, in Virginia, During the war he wa engaged in most of the principal battiea in which the 17th Ga. He, waa en gaged. Including Mechanicsville, Sev en Pinea and the seven days bat tles in front of Richmond at Manas saa on the 30th of August, 1X6'.', at which place ha waa wounded and sent to the hospital, thereby failing to lie in the Chancelorsrille battle in Maryland on the 17th of Sep tember, and th Frederuksburg bottle in December. The were the only big battles that he missed during the war. "Returning to hie coinmany in January, they were nos started on the drive through Maryland and Prn)lvania and tr.gagvd la scvrral BASEBALL CLUB OF- HCIAL3 ARE ELECTED Thi' following officers have been elected for the Lubbock Bascbull Club, ow ner of the matchles' (lub bers : George Benson, President; Dick Arnett, Vice-President and C. S. Adams, Secretary. Directors: W. O. Stevens, Cha Middlcton, Eric Poey, W. A. Morris. The meeting was held at the Courthouse Inst Saturday night, and was interesting , throughout. The retiring officer and direc tors conducted the work in a most efficient manner, and their turning the work over to the new officers ia an important event In the history of the Lubbock club, which it is believed will be one of the winning clubs in the state. The new men are taking the work in hand with approval of the retiring board, and best wishes for their success from every angle in Lubbock. CIRL SCOUTS WILL ACT AS RED CROSS SECRETARY Mi-w Mina Ellis, secretary of the local chapter Red Cross, left Thurs day for St. Louis, where rhe will attend a Kcd Cross Conference, and enroiite home will visit with rela tives at her old home at Meridian, Texas, and will be away for about thir'y days, during which time the I mI,I t Cirl Scouts will care for the duties of that office. Their of fice hours will be from 10 to Vi i!i the morning, and from 2 to 4 in the evening. The Girl Scout organization in Lubbock is new, but effective nev erfheless. they being instructed and nsMtrd bv such competent workers as Mrs. Fred W. B-emer, Mrs. Percy Spencer, Miss Ellis, of the Red Cross, and those good ladies are assisted by M. M. Dupre, of the Lubbock schools, which account for their work being the success it is. The organization was perfected a few weeks ago, and will bo an active agency for good in Lubbock. RUNAWAY TEAM UNLOADS HOG ON STREET THURSDAY A team of young mules, driven by their owner, Ernest Witt, in an attempt to run away with the wa gon, made an abrupt turn at the corner of Fourteenth and I Thurs day noon, throwing a large duroc Jrrcy sow, and the crate in which she was being hauled, to the street. The crate was broken to pieces in the fall, and the hog, apparently ur.hurt, walked about the streets, as unconcerned as though nothing had happened. The mules were headed down Avenue I and made the turn when one of them got scared at the ce ment' walk crossing the Avenue. minor engagements, culminating in the battle of Gettysburg, Penn., where they retraced their step to Virginia. After recuperating there, Longstreet's corps, of which Ben ning's Brigade wa a part, was de tached from General Lee's Army and sent to North Georgia, where tbe command was engaged in the battle of Chicamauga on the 19th and L'Oth of September, 1863, after which the command was sent against General Bumsides Army in Knox ville, Tenn., and spent the winter campaigning in East Tennessee, go ing back to Virginia in time to en gage in the battle of Wilderness and Cold Harbor, and on down to Me chanicsville, finally ending up at Petersburg, where it was engaged in campaigning until April, 1K6.V Petersburg was evacuated and the retreat made1 to Appomattox, where the army surrendered, and the few survivors started on their long hike to Southwest Georgia. Arriving there the subject of thi sketch taught a school at Pineville, Cla. in the fall of 1865 and the spring of 1866. During 1867 and 1868 he farmed in Georgia and in December 1868 came to Texas, stopping at Colum bua, then the terminus of the G. H. A S. A. Ry. In 1869 he moved to Ijvaca County and in 1874 to Hays county. In 1876 he moved to Live Oak County and in 1882 to McCulloch county, and in 1007 he cme to Lubbock county, where he has made his home continuously, being away only a part of last year. "He waa married on January 9th. 1866 to Miss Sarah Elizabeth Harrell and to them was born six children, four sons and two daugh ters. The oldest, Margaret died when three years of age. The oth er daughter Mary, died when 19 years old. Tbe four boys are Rob ert John, Henry rnd Ed, all of whom survive him, and were all present at the funeral of their fa ther except Robert. He i also survived by hia wife. Mr. I-owrey became a member of the Baptist church after the war in 1865 and remained a member of the church till death claimed him." ' Deceased waa the oldest of fif teen children, they being Joe, Low rey of Tuscaloosa, .Alabama, John of Columbus, Texas. These two boys being twin. Steve and George of Columbus Texas. V. U. of Gra ham, Texas; Mrs. Maggie Thomas of Eagle Peak, Texas, these all sur viving him. lie had three sisters and five brother who died some year ago. II ala had three great grandchildren, being the chil dren .f Rcy Wood, who at one time resided ia Lubbock, now re ftijiag ' ;latriten, iJsho. BIG HOTEL LUBBOCK'S GREATEST NEED, AND KffANIANS AFTER IT LUBBOCK INN COMPANY PLANS DISCUSSED, AND OTHER FEASIBLE ROUTES SUGGESTED AT MEETING. THE ACCOMODATION OF TRAVELING MEN Immediate Growth Of Lubbock Makes It Very Necessary That Some Concrete Action Be Taken To Solve The Hotel Question At Once. All Organizations Will Co-operate. LUBBOCK BEATS THEM ALL SAYS G. G. JOHrtSON G. Granville Johnson, of the Lub bock Drug Company, returned last week from a week's vacation in New Mexico and Colorado, where he visited Alburquerque, Santo Fc, Trinidad and other interesting places. .Mr. Johnson said he enjoyed the trip mighty well, and that, all thnt section looks mighty good "but I.ub bock looks a great deal better," if the wav he closed his discussion of the beauties of the place he visit ed. The Lubbock Drug Company l a busy place from "morn till nite," and Mr. Johnson is a live wiro in its operation, and maybe when he left Lubbock and missed that rush ing activity that exists here he found out what a fine town Lub bock really is. HOME BREW QUARTETTE WILL PUT ON PROGRAM Prof. Dyes authorises the an nouncement that the Lubbock 'Home Brew' Quartette will give a pro gram for the benefit of the Audi torium fund, which the convention proposes to raise. This progrnm will be given at Woodrow on the evening of June 10th. This announcement was in a re cent issue of the paper stating they would be at Monrow, which was incorrect. All interested please take notice of the change. ALLEN'S FILLING STATION BUILD VISIBLE GREASING RACK A. W. Allen, of the Allm Fill ing station, seem to be taking the building fever in the very mos severe manner, a he no sooner had plans .for the enlargement of his already .spacious filling station than nn idea of making a visible greas ing station in Lubbock a paying hriiruii it Win n rttl immediately hired ! a contractor to make the pbins, and j the building material is now on the ground with carpenters ready to 1 1, . , V.a null r,n tii head that Will start things humming on that lively corner again. The station will be built upon a trellis, the mechanic's oils, greases and equipment room beneath to be ( acinus and handy, so constructed that he can work with all ease, in anplying the lubricant to all part of the maciin. SHALLOWATER NEVS OF THE PAST WEEK Another rain fell Tuesday morn ing and it wa just what the crops needed at thi time. A large crowd was out to Sunday School and church Sunday. Rev. Clinton of Lubbock preached. There wa to be a sen-ice in the evening, but the light were out of order. The high school took their play, "Little Clod Hopper" to Rope Sat urday evening. On accountof the threatening weather they md not have a very large crowd. They all arrived home at three the next morning all tired, but praising Rope to the highest extent. Miss Carter is visiting friend in Lubbock and relatives in Lynn Co. this week. A number of farmers attended the Chautauqua nt Lubbock Thurs day, being entertained by the Cham ber of Commerce. Mrs. Boules and children visited at Lubbock Sunday. The Santa Ke railroad has started to building the side track and plat form by the gin. H. B. Killen i building a bouse on their lots back of the lumber yard, which he bought of B. E. Needles last fall. Mr. J. C. Boules has had a ?iy severe attack of appendicitis. A number from here attended the Decoration day service at Lub bock Tuesday. Mr. Draper, our blacksmith, pent Sunday al the Ed McCrummen home. Mr. Lee Baker is unable to be on the road this week on account of sickness. Mr. A. B. Edward and Mia Clara Rhodes, of Slaton, were married at the Christian parnonage Thursday morning by the pastor, A. N. Julian. The young people left immediately for their home. A statement wa given out from the Whit house recently that "the President neither boast of nor apol ogixe for hi appointment," but the outcry against the Nat Gold stein nomination wa too loud; it has teen withdrawn. If they keep on all Irishmen will soon be equipped wuh the emblem on the country. Urunswwk (Ga.) Economy now thinks tt has scor ed If the country n a cheaply in peace a in war. The IiulTalo i n-quirer. PUBLISHED TWICE A WE2K The Lubbock Kiwanian are not trying to build Lubbock on three minute oratory and long drawn out speeches, but they do realize th necessity of agitation, and the meet ing Thursday wa indicative of that fact. Mane Dupre, as chairman of the day, opened the meeting with an ode to the builder, and introduced Dr. Gorlie G. Castlcberry and announced his subject, "Do we really need a first cluss big hotel?" Girlie had never had occasion to show h s ora torical ability, and on thi occislon proved that it was unnecessary for Lubbock to worry about the supply of spell binders, as he certainly proved himself one of the first class. He talked "hotel" with all the ease and exactness of an old head in the business, and declared that the need of a hotel is not because those now here lack anything in service or quality, but declared the need waa for more room, that more travelers might be entertained in Lubbock. "Everyone who come to Lubbock Lleaves here with an opinion of hia verv own, anq ll is up to us 10 leave nothing undone that will keep him from being pleased with Lubbock from every standpoint," he declared. "Original Plans of the Lubbock Tn n Hotel Company" were discussed by C. E. Maedgen, a Kiwanian, who believes in "We Build" with the emphasis on "We," as shown in hia statement: "Lubbock must build, and there is no need of u waiting for someone else to do the work, for if this town makes the building prog ress we expect to see within the next few months, WE must build it, for no one else i going to do it for us," and outlined the plans of the Hotel company in condensed, correct form, which was interesting to the fellow members. "How Much Do We Need It?" was discussed by a pioneer Lubhockite, Attorney Wilson, who realize the need of such a building in Lubbock, and whose wide knowledge of exist i r. n ....nrfiHcns ouioneH him well to .11 ............... - . J n !. Innin t. n A laaf Kilt nrtfr UW hit- n.M , cm. ' . - least of those who discussed the ho tel need of Lubbock wa W. O. Stevens, who spoke on "What are we going to do about it?" from a prac tical, feasahle standpoint. Mr. Stev ens said that while he has been in Lubbock only a little longer than four months, he felt like an old timer here, and believed he understood the possibilities of the town as well as if he had been here all of his life. "Comparing the future with the past I believe we can do anything in Lub bock if the concerted effort of ev eryone m this towa i put back of whatever the project may be, and there i nothing we need more than a good hotel at this place, and the best possible route is to get back of the Lubbock Inn Company, co-operate with the directors in every way possible, and put it over," which re ceived much applause. The club went on record to urge erection and maintenance of ade quate hotel facilities for Lubbock, and will press the issue with enthus iasm. After the hotel proposition had been dweuased at length, Marce Du pre announced that a class in Voca tional Agriculture would be instruc ted in Lubbock under the direction of the National Board of Vocational Education, with the local instructor, and a Kiwanian, K. C. Mowery aa instructor. "It is a compliment to Lubbock and Wrst Texas to have a local man recognized by the National Board as being competent to instruct this class," he said, pointing tut that the cost of the class would be defrayed by the National Board, and thjt lo cal farmers, stockmen and anyone else who wished to attend would re reive full benefit of the clasv. Another important matter that mean much to Lubbock wa ths possibilities of bringing the 1923 convention of the North Texas Ep worth League to Lubbock, and tha secretary was urged to co-operate with the local representative to Clarendon, E. E. Hailey, in every possible way that the conference might he brought here. The con ference will be attended by more than one thousand delegates, and It ia hoped that these people might ba given the opportunity to become bet ter acquainted with Lubbock. R. B. Galhraith and wife, of Boo ham, arrived Wednesday from tSat place for a short vu.it here. Mr. and Mr. Galhraith have many friends hers who are always glad to welcome them to our town, be having taught Manual Training in the high school four years g. He reports conditions bad in that part of the country from where ha came a not being tha best on account of the great loss luffered from the heavy rain over that section. Misa Pool, of Abilene, is in Lob bask f r a few day vu4 wilk Lr untie, T. P. C.b..B.