The Lubbock Avalanche. (Lubbock, Texas), Vol. 20, No. 23, Ed. 1 Thursday, December 4, 1919 Page: 1 of 24
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THE LUBBOCK AVALANCHE
LOCAL RETAILERS DO BIG BUSINESS
REGARDLESS OF WAR AND ADVERSE CONDITION
THROUGHOUT WORLD OUR BUSINESS MEN PROSPER.
Muirt nr niDonptf cunw
DIMM Ul LUUUUUIX UIIUII
T1 11 T.Laa
Way That Ha. Made Them More BusineM and Enabled Every
Legitimate Business to Move Right Along.
Retail and financial condition inlor luxuries but Jinjr
a nisir louunir anu comnn-... . -
are better than ever before in the
of the (.real ouinwe.
Bountiful crop and general pros-
.; r rmnnnsible for these con
ditions which are rapidly placing- the
Plains country in the limelight of the
For three year. West Texas bat-
tled arainst the adversity broueht on
by the element. It was a sturdy anl
determined clws of PP' who lo0-
ed failure in the face with smile
and tried acain Today the country
is reaping the benenw as uin"
Ina the highest market price ever ac-
orded before. The crops raisea
were better than for several yesr.
nd eveirthing indicaUs a petition
of the same conditions for next year.
Much land ia producing four or more
time. it. value in .rV0'"" ?"f j
eaaon. Farmers are liquida.ing trieir
indebtedness anl it ia """7";n" I
K.v. horn Uken up. Their
grocery bills and other indebtedness
for lifa's necessities have been paid
and automobile are te.ng Ph?TA ;
Trml iff at r
tion. is the fact that they are
brought on by any temporary boom
It t. merely the resells oi pnysic.i
power on hiR-n nao " thif r nd with th( future pros-1 its immediate consideration to me
ability to withsund adversity i n . Luhbck n rapidly . problem of future taxation
bank depoeiU are )""'n J"" Krouirht to the front as the leading Simplification of the income and
amaiin rapidity. Crops 'J'" commercial center of the Plains I prof it. taxes haa become an nnme-
h.rvested and the farmers recei w..;.. n.titn.:.i.i. r.rMiv These taxes per-
aclen.li 01 r.e.r.. - - i their territory i. rapidly being ex-of Internal Revenue win lay km.
way. pay up first '0rp?o"t"' ! tended and more help is necessary to you for your consideration certain
luxuries are considered. Tne oanss han(11 t) tri(J( whch com tn the 1 amendments necessary for desirable
of Lubbock report that many farmers Rroad official announce 'in connectmn with the administra-
havt virtually liquidated all their '"r i th-t the friKht .hipmenU both injt.on of law recommendations which
debtedneaa and still have ut'"' Ln out trw ir(rer than in preceeding ; have my approval and support
bank deposit to their credit i neir w . h At.mmntl tnr mor Tt n f the utmost importance that
I MM Mill T-llsw-isa-
of iibixvrK are iwy rnwr . . . I
d with happy purchasers as a k.rrfw.r. hnuio. nna what the hiifher rate of income and
nf th. nroaocrou. conditions Which I . . . i .an in mra timea be ! of
- i r i wnuieun product iiuuk anti ni.iiy fvni.. ..... ... -
exist. . . I hnlaU ha tmA ami arrain hnus. 'effectively productive of revenue '
Annther attractive feature of these ' f . . ' .. - .... ..i k.tk. tk rtu nitt tin the fu
. . i in lacfc ine aurrun(i.iia; cuir. van an'. ....v... j . -
tre lent financial and retail conoi- . i ..ku.i. nnirirv ha .toatructive of bu.tineas
success It will .sain re repeatea ( Jh grt mm0 of
net year unless someth.ng lho axtensivenesa of the business
unforeseen anw. to prevent it. Tniaj flf Lubbock by the listing of
is not st all like y judging from patfth bu.in1M1 housll whu.h now lst
history of the I lam. country .nil fompBPln- thli wtth con.
Thara ara four banks in I.u:ooc
with aggregate deposit at tht close
of business on October SI of $1-
601.372.75. with the principle depos-
its from the marketing of ihe fa'!
crops yet to corn. These hnak'ng
Institutions have he-n very eff-c'ive
in the developing of th.s country for
during the reriod of !vers:!v the
heads of thee tn-.titut ns ci-t their
lot wi'h the farmers and bu.t.n-ss in-
terests placur the funds of the
hnnk at their disposal so fir as it
was consistent r.n gtol uansinir an..
showing the real value or a oana in
a rnmmuniiY in unnu uvnuoi in"
stan. I ng ocnmi me
busies interests in the face of ai-
versitv and in this manner enabling
them tO pull through. The result I.
that th bank like the farmers .re jv 9uUle dealers four candy '
reaping their reward and those lvn store two saddleries; five large lum-
in this section know that Lubbock r yarj. creamery; ono laun-1
has a set of banking institution. 1 dry ; two power plants; one ice plant; 1
way. ready to stand behind ""Jono newspaper and job printing de-!
na encourmginir www
materially make the financial con-
dition of thia section rood. There
were no mortgage foreclosure.
There were no sacrifice of crop for
ready money. The farmer who have
worked so diligently in Lubbock
eounty have been able to realise
maximum money from their produc-
tion which also ha a very material
effect on the condition a they
list her today in a financial way.
Merchant of Lubbock report ex-
cellent business. There ia a greater
demand for merchandise. Not only
ia this true of the immediate vicinity
but the aurrounding cities of the
Plains are making greater demands
upon the m.'Thandise centered at
Lubbock showing that the prosper-
ous condition art not alone confin-
ed to the city of Lubbock. Larger
and Hetter stocks of merchandise are
to be found and a visit to the com-
mercial institutions of the city will
convince the most skeptical that just
a good and extensive a line of mer-
chandise is to be found in Lubbock
a is to be found anywhere in the
larger citiea of the state.
"W have done more business in
the last three month than in many
entire year in th past" stated on
of the leading merchant of Lubbock.
"A significant feature of thi. exten-
sive business is the fact that people
are not buying trashy merchandise
TO INSTALL UP-TO-DATE
Fd Vaughn mail a business trip
to Amarillo the past week where he
l.iveitigstej dairying equipment and
purchased a complete I l-o Sai.'t iry
k.llker plant at a rnt of sbo it
$"iu0. Mr. VtUKiiit exi cetf to hn.
tfcl. plant Install I lmmodiat.lv on
lis dalr farm nirtht.st ef Lubw.'k
It Is a two unit i vr eiutpmrnt srl
U th only or e it. kind In this sec
Im ef fie rountre nd .trU'ily up
tt Ja'.e in .very ri(.s-L
Rev. Fheerer presiding elder ef
Ike l ubbork l 'trt. t wl prvai a. al
lur.nto iml Mun.Uy.
ucry unuv rami
ll.ll 1 Hi-nii uuuunu!of
Car. of the Interest of the Lubbock Territory in .
. - .
be snown I
J .. .aA :
mosi expensive .... (
Many merch.nU of Lubbock and That there should he one single au -
the entire Plains country for that 1 thoruy responsible for the mrfk.ng of
m.tter earlier in the season did not!. II appropriations and that appro -
real ze that the demand was going to pri.tions should be made not inde -
be so large and as result hurried pendently of each other but with
. " . : v i .- I. - .;u mnrhen.
trips to maricei nave oeen lurrwi u
.i.. A.nA nlai4 nn th. bus-'
inrr b ww ...... . r " .
m.. intitutinn for this cliw. of
The conditions which have existed j
: to th cjt. Pan are :
..-.; f new
I ..LI X. J Dl. h a n m
m blk M buildmg. payers inconvenience and expense
paired. Today there is but in order that his liability may be
up.t0.(J.t( mai certain and definite
bus.nes. section in th ent.re state! With reference to the detail of
population of I.uh-lthe revenue laws the Secretary of
hck. Wholesale houses report that
7 . . ; ...u j
T .k :
who wishes to establish a business
house to assut in caring for this ex-
. J I a. faV-. -
l.l. nNi.ll all tk. .nnmnilitlM
coul b required for
h nf thr bu.jn....
.... .. ) . k . . .. .Wm
wer any ra-'ro.il. into this section j
The decision will be unanimous that
ih. ririth nl rl. vli nmn t nf thi
aecfon in a huiineso aid f'nnncial
wsv hiis hrvn ii::ie
h.i been !i! :!e shnrt of phnnom- .
inal roliowng are the imaincs
homes which nrt- maVin-j this a com-
K')'ir blinks two lunr" sanitar-
iums doctors c.n I iU"-ir'iiiH d'-n'.:xts
f ve h'l'.fl. f.i'ir of these smaller in
stitutions; one extensive l.md and de-
... f f
t.-rii tr'MTF) nniirn lui.-v
u....i..-. ......... r..... r. .....
.... three men's outfitters five
IT- j I i I 1 V 1 1 1ST I 9 V L l I I l' I I KB
ilf. ;. . m.mi.irlni
u-nn huioiartr hr.- tw-n'v.
nartmenL one exc uaive tab nnnterv:
tour extensive feed dealers; one
poultry and produce house; two pro-
duce houses; six garage.; seven au-
tomobile dealers; five retail oil com-
panies; six extensive coal dealer.;
two new. .lands; one bakery; two
racket .tore.; two boot making shop.;
five barber shop; one wagon yard;
on trad barn; blacksmith.; two
gins; on compress; one machine
shop; one mattress factory; four ex
. x iptii vt aPTr oomnu inrre mi v imw j
u . nrra. inrcaj wnuiraaie iiuiri v uuuenei t
tensiv dry good .tores; three meat0 to foreign governments and he.
market and other business institu- 6""t ner own snip. uur i.voraoir
lion which are far more extensive balance of trade ha. thu. been great-
in the stock of merchandise and gen- 'y " creased and Europe ha. been de-
eral appearance than the average 1 prived of the means of meeting its
reader would surmise. jhretofore existing Haima.
Co-operation among the business i 'd for Soldiers.
interest of the citv is one of th im. I
portont factor in the extension of
Lubbock as a commercial center the last session of congress wuciiuhs ..rm.sw.im r"
Legitimate competition is recogmxed r Pressing for solution. lam And it should arm the Federal
among all the institutions. The city'"" ' no necesaary for me again ; Government with power to deal m
is free from faction and factional10 remind you that there is one im- j it criminal court with those person
fight. Every business man haa the ' nirdmte and very practicable question who by violent methods would abro-
idea in mind of pulling with the ;
other fellow to bring about maxi-
mum devcolpmcnt and with the as-
Jsi.tanc. of the Chamber of Com-
merer which Is one of the strongest
organisation of its kind in th. Slate
the city ia rapidly gaining an envia
ble reputation from th. standpoint
of being the leading commercial
center of th. Plain country.
WILSON AND SPIKES
BUY LUBBOCK GROCERY
The stock of the Lubbock Grocery
was bought thia week by Wilson and
Spikea and ia being moved to their
tore on the West Sid of th Square.
R. B. Smith who ha. been manager
for the Lulibork Grocery fur mmi
time will b with Wilson A Fpik.s in
Mr. B M. Paul and seven month
old daughter Noll Graves f Oak-
land Cel. ha been idling her sis-
ter Mr. K. K. Low.
Uikn.g ri Lulibork w. un.nl.
mn u fur p.mng.
LUBBOCK LUBBOCK COUNTY.
SOME IMPORTANT POINTS
IN PRESIDENT'S MESSAGE
To the Senate and House of Repre-1
sentat ves' I "
' I sincerely regret that I cannot be statements contained in my last mes-
i resent at the. opening of this session sage urging legislation with reference
of the ContcreM I am thus prevent-i to the establishment of the chemical
l fro pt.V..t.nr. ... -.i direct .way j.nd dye.tuff. industry of Amenc:
Vi ..- t .u. nn..(lniil
a i couiu wii.ii uib innnj . ........
that are irewrc f r solution at thm 'special consideration should be Riven
iim Hannilv I have had the ad-: it that of the manufacture of dye-tlm-
"f?P LyJ L.'l ?f th. heads stuffs and related chemicals. Our
!of the several executive departments compete dependence upon German
ho have kept in colse touch with af- supplies before the war mnde the in-
li th.ir detail and whose terruption of trade a cause of exeep-
thoU(rhtfu rfCommenadtion. I
neinythematter of the railroads and
k' li;.tm.Bii of their affairs
growing out of Federal control I shall
1 vo' at" '
Bud. System. .
. . . .
T- ' tinu th. ..tablishment of
reierrncp i uiib v r--
va ul n nf exDenditure properly re
. . . ' u-
late 1 to the nation income
icnn he no doubt.
Falun TaMatioa ProbUm.
I trust that the Congress will jriye
formed indisnensable .ervice during
the war. They must however be
imulified. not onlv to save the Ux-
the Treasury and the Commissioner
... .i .... i .... ju .k.a rtiattiir th nres.
.nt l. Hhm.l.l n..t b. disturbed .o
far as regards taxes for tne caienoar
year 1920 payable in the calendar
mua l l'M '
The Con(frtn might well conimw
artlVltV and DrodUCtlVe Of WBStO BhO
ProbUm U Comples. ' t
Thra ia a n..mt at which in oeace
time high rate of income and prof-j;h
its taxes discourage energy remove
the incentive to new enterprise en-1
courage extravagant expenonure
.n.l n t-i .1 ) 1 1
wun conseiiueni unrnii") rnnn
other attendant evil.
Thi Drolilem is not an easy one.
fundamental change has taken place
with reference to the position oi
America in tne worm s aiiairs. me-
prejudice and passions engendered by
I... l.. r.f runtniversv between two
ononis of political and economic
houirhl the one believers in protec-
tion of American industries the oth-
r heiievers in lanii lor revenue on-
ly mutit be subordinated to the single
. . ..9 1 L. .
tn th. im-mi or unpriv cnunircu con-1
War Effect on Commerce
Before the war America was heav-
ily the debtor of the rest of the
world and the interest payments she
had to muke to foreign countries on
American securities held abroaJ the
expenditures of American travelers
abroad anu me ocean ireigni cimntri
. i . i i . i i
he had to pay to others about bal
ai ced th value of her prewar favor-
able balance of trade.
During the war America's exports
have been greatly stimulated and in-
c. eased price have increased their
On th other hand she has per-
chased a large proportion of the
American securities previously held
abroad ha. loaned some sy.OOU.uuu
There are other matters of impor
"P"" Which I urged action al
r'umntc irom tne war wnicn w
hould meet in the most lenient spir
'K 11 ' "."' 01 "-cognition anu (
' to our soldier. I can do no
i' lKr l" m yt
nieage urging thi. very action:
v. e mum sea io u xnai our reiurn- idl-
ing soldier ar assisted in every tion under guise of political evolution
practicable way to find the place for there should be no leniency
which they ar fitted in the daily Legisaltion to this end ha. been
work of th country. Thi. c.n b ' recommended by th Attorney Gen-
done by developing and maintaining jeral and should be enacted
upon an adequate Kale the admirable!' Would Reduce H. C. L.
organisation created by th Depart- In this direct connection I would
ment of Labor for placing men seek- call your attention to my recommence-
work: and It ran also he done in dation. on Aug. 8 pointing out leg-
at least one very great field by creat- islativ measure which would be ef-
ing new opportunities for individual j fective in controlling and bringing
PraUet Laae's Plea.
"The Secretary of the Interior ha.
nolnted out the Way bv which re-
turning soldier may be helped tOSry that the other steps suggested
find and take up land In the hitherto should be acted on at once
undeveloped regions ef th country; "1 renew and strongly urge th
huh th Federal Government ha necessity of the e tension of the
already prepared or fen readily pre- ( present food control ai t a I. th
par fur cultivation and alao on many ; period ef time in whub It shall re
of the rut ever it ntf levied .res .ma n In operation.
huh II wilhm the limit of th old- "The Attorner General has .ub.
r Hiates; and I onr. more Iske the milled . hill tld tig fof ax stun
liberty of recommending very urgrni- .un f lhi t ff a peiiod f m
TEXAS THURSDAY DECEMBER 4 1919
y that hi plan shall receive the;
immediate and substantial support or
In the matter of Hritf legation
il ....11 ttnii att-antinn tn the i
"Amonir the Industrie to wnien
ture of dyestuffs on the ono hand
iand of explosive and poisonous Rases
on the other moreover haa given the
I -dnuo" though""' thf ' S'
Uates wil gladly and unhesitating
ill brin t'Jijoin in the program of international
disarmament it will nevertheless be
a policy of obvious prudence to make
certain of the successful maintenance
or many sirong am we. m--pf-
chemical plants. The German . em;
Ileal industry with which we will be
brought into competition was and
may well be again a thorough y knit
I monoDo v caDable of exercisinir
i ' . - i-i in.i.ii
competition of a pecularly insidiou.
and dnngerou. kind."
To Eocoarage Productioa.
During the war the farmer per-
formed . vital and willing service to
the nation. By materially increasing
the production of his land he supplied
America and the Allies with the in-
craesed amount of food necessary to
keep their immenae armies in the
field. He indispensably "helped to
win the war. But there is now
scarcely less need of increasing the
production in food and the necessar-
ies of life. I ask the Congress to
consider mean of Encouraging ef-
fort along these lines. The import-
ance of doing everything possible to
promote production along economical
lines to imporve marketing and to
make rural life more attractive and
'healthful i. obvious I would urge
approval of the plans already pro-
posed to the Congress by the Secre-
tary of Agriculture to secure the es-
sential fact required for the proper
study of this question throueh the
proposed enlargement of th pro-
gram for farm management sludiei
ind crop estimate..
I would urge also the continuance
of Federal participation in the build
ing of good roads under the terms
existing law and under the ilirec-
ion of present agencies; the need of
rther action on the part of the
State and the Federal Government
o preserve and develop our forest
eserves. especially through the prac-
ee of better forestry methods on
i .... ; .
' private holding and the extension oi
publicly owned forest.; better
I support for country schools and the
more definite direction of their
I . ...a I a. . a 1 ma. an 1 . jj
jcourneB i siu " ........
' o rural prooiems; aim luurr
vision for sanitation in rural districts
.ind the building up of needed hospi-
Aital and medical facilities in these lo
j ronucai nemnini.
rernai mr hhk v..v..
for many of these desirable reforms
. bv a frrvh. ci niprehensive survey
made of rttr-d cmditions by a confer
ence composed of representatives of
the fanners and of '.he agricultural
ngenrie responsible for leadership.
I would cull your attention to the
widespread condition of political rcst-
iciwiriwi ui oui iwn (....v.v.
causes of this unrest while various
und complicated are superficial rath-
er than deep seated.
Broadly they arise from or are
connected with the failure on the
part of our Government to arrive
speedily at a just and permanent
peace permitting return to normal
conditions; from the transfusion of
radical theories from seething Euro-
pean centers pending such delay;
from hearties profiteering resulting
in the increase in th cost of living
and lastly from th machination of
passionate and malevolent agitator.
PajatiaksBoal for Radicals.
With the return to normal condi-
tions the unrest will rapidly disap-
pear. In the meantime it doe. much
It Mem to me that in dealing with
thi. situation Congress should not be
impatient or drastic but should seek
rather to remove the causes. It
hnuM an.teavnr Ia hrinir nur cnuntrv
. - - - - 7
I Kafir an.A.lilv tn a naf. Kuala with
ameliorated living condition under
the minimum of restriction upon
persons noeny inav is ronaiaieui
.gate our time tested institutions.
With the free exprvion of opin-
r- - - .
but toward passwn and malevolence
down th present cost ef l.ving
which contributes so largely to this
unrest. If th Government cam
ps'gn i. I be efefcliv. it I. neces-
PEOPLE ALMOST A UNIT ON THE PROPOSITION. ONLY SIX
VOTES WERE CAST AGAINST THE BOND ISSUE.
WATER BAUDS ALSO GARRIED CHARTER MM
Two Hundred Fifty-Two Vote. Were Cart and Only Six of TheM
Were Against the Paving Proposition Lubbock People are
for ProgrexiveneM on All Line.
Last Monday the people of Lub-1
bock went on record almost unani-!
mously that they were in favor of
Lubbock going right along with the
program of improvements in the fu-
ture. The election to determine
whether or not flOO.OOO of paving
bonds be iasued and $10000 for wat-
erworks extension purpose resulted
in almost every voter casting a bal-
lot in favor of each proposition.
The vote wa. a. follow.:
For paving bond. - 248
Against paving bond. - - 6
For Water work. bond. 231
Against Water Work. Bonds ... 16
For Amendment to Charter 227
Against Amend to Charter 15
The amendment to the Charter
was a. follow.:
Resolved that Section 30 of Arti-
cle IX of the Charter adopted at the
election held in thi. city on the 27th
day of December 1917 by the vot-
er thereof be so amended as to
hereafter read as follow.:
Section 30. The Mayor .hall give
an official bond in the .urn of Five
Thousand ($5000.00) Dollar and
each commissioner shall give an of-
ficial bond in the sum of Twenty-five
hundred ($2500.00) dollars and the
person exercising the duties fit City
Tax Collector shall give an official
bond in th um of Ten thousand
($10(00.00) dollar. and the City
Secretary shall give an official bond
in such sum a. the commission may
from time to time prescribe. . All
bonds referred to in this charter
shall be made payable to the City of
Lubbock Texas and shall in each
instance be conditioned for the faith-
ful discharge of the dutie. of such
office or employee"" and '.for the
faithful accounting of all money and
things of value coming into the hand
of such officer or employee. All
such bond shall be procured from
some regularly accredited surety
company authorized to do business
under the laws of the State of Texas
and the premium therefor shall be
paid by the City of Lubbock; provid-i
ed that the commission may require I
months. As it now stands it is lim-
ited in operation to thi? period of the
war and becomes inoperative upon
the formal proclamation of peace. It
is imernt!ve that it should be ex-
tended at once.
The Department of Justic? has
ouilt up extensive machinery for the
purpose of enforcing its provisions;
.ill of which must be abandoned upon
the conclusion of pence unless the
provisions of this act :ue extended
No one who has observed the
march of event in the last year can
fail to note the absolute need of a
definite program to bring about an
improvement in the conditions of la-
bor. There can be no settled conditions
leading to increased production and
a reduction in the cost of living if
labor and capital are to De antago-
nists instead of partners.
Sound thinking and honest desire
to serve the interest of the whole
Nation aa distinguished from the in-
terests of a class must be applied
to the solution of thi great and
The failure of other nation to
consider thi. matter in a vigorous
way haa produced bitterness and
jealousies snd sntsgonisms the food
Th only way to keep men from
agitating against grievances is to re-
move the grievance
An unwillingness even to discuss
the matter produces only dissatisfac-
tion and gives comfort to the ex-
treme elements in our country which
endeavor to stir up disturbances to
embark upon a course of retaliation
Capital and Labor.
It is with this purpose in mind
that I called a conference to meet
in Washington on Iec. 1 to consid-
er the problems in all their broad as-
pects with the idea of bringing about
a better understanding between these
Th great unrest throughout the
world out of which ha emerged a
demand for an immed.ate considera-
tion of the difficulties between cap-
ital and labor bid. us put our own
house in order.
Frankly ther can ba no perma-
nent and lasting settlement between
capital and labor which doe. not
recognise the fundamental concepts
for which labor ha. been struggling
through the year. The whole world
gate its recognition and endorse-
ment to these fundamental purposes
in the Lragu of Nation.
GOVERNMENT APPROVES PLAN
FUR TUBERCULAR HOSPITAL
F.I Paso. Tex. tc. 5 Arprov.
.1 f tha War lhriiartment for a 11
000 Oui) hospital for tubercular sol
dier. I. be located at fort Uhse ha.
been obtained according l advice.
I th. Iocs! I hamper of Commerce
front it. watu"g'.' rei reeotilat.v
Aa )tu'tia'.unj from Ciihgrea for
the hit"'al will be kaked luns it U
official bond from any other ap-
pointive officer or employee of the
city in such amount and condition
as they deem best for the efficiency
of the public service. All official
bond shall be approved by the Com-
mission and filed and recorded with
the person exercising the dutie of
The result of thi. election will
have much to do with the future
progress and development of Lub-
bock. You can tell to the world
that the people of Lubbock are al-
most unanimous for the upbuilding
of the city and are ready at all time
to back up every proposition that
stand for a greater Lubbock.
Now that paving is assured and
exten.ion of the water system too
people will come to our city with con-
fidence that she i. to make the city
of the Plain that we have predicted
many yean and it will be the
mean of bringing new enterprise
here and new people who wish to
reside in a city a. progressive a.
Many new firm have Lubbock in
view a. a future location and will
now lose no time in making their fin-
al arrangement for launching their
entrprie here. There are many
good things in store for our city in
the near future and only the most
optimistic of the citizenship can
picture the real progress that
town will make within the
Just at present the extreme
cost of building material and
scarcity of labor is holding many
back who would build new home
and business bouses but it i. to be
hoped that thi. trouble will in some
manner be gotten around in time for
much building to be begun early in
the coming year and the building
program of thi. city will mean a
great deal if carried out and it ia
generally expected that there will be
little or even a greater list of build
ing than ha yet been anticipated or
TO ENCOURAGE SALE OF
LOW PRICED FLOUR
New York Dec.
! flours and urging the purchase of
'"United States drain Corporation
standard pure when flour" Julius
ill. U.irm'S United Slate. Whent Di-
rector tonight In an open letter to
!the housewives of America naked
I that they co-operate in the ndjtiat-
Iment of the present flour situatfon.
1 Mr. Barnes s:i:J that wilhU the
neM two veeVs the Govcnnient will
place on the market '"straight flnur
in small packages at a nominul cost".
This flour he asserted wns being
sold in order to pet the "individual
consumer and our backers to re-
adapt their consumption to use of
the product which is in ample supply
The re-adaption of the habit of
"our flour consumers" i. necessary
Mr. Barnes explained because of the
increase in flour and bread ron.ump-
tion and "a shrinkage in the crop
yield of spring sown hard wheats by
150000000 bushel and a corres-
ponding increase in the yield of win-
ter wheats." He said thi. made it
necessary for "a balanced con.ump-
tion a shifting of part of the de-
mand from one kind to the other."
Although flour production ha. in-
creased in this country in five month
over 10000000 barrel above la.t
year all of which ha been either
eaten or stored away. Mr. Darne. de-
clared "our large crop of wheat" will
care for the increased consumption.
The new standard flour to be plac-
ed on the market by the Government
Mr. Barnes explained will he sold
"at about 75c" for one-sixteenth bur-
re! (twelve and one-quarter pounds).
The Bureau of Labor retail price re-
ports indicated he said that for
twenty months the average price of
flour in this country for the same
quantity has been 81c to 89c.
MEMORIAL SERVICES LUBBOCK
LODGE NO. I34S B. P. O. E.
Sunday December ? 1919 at 3:00
P. M. l.indsey Theatre.
March by Miss Winnie Date.
Introductory service by officer
of the Lodge.
Song by Qusrtett Messrs Bright
Wilson Stephens and Holland.
Solo by Mrs. Adelaide Summer.
Kemark. by Officer of Led-;.
Duet by Mr. Whevlock and l"."x.
Memorial address by Judge r7y
S. Pearson nf Amarillo.
Solo by Miss letti Hole.
"Auld Ing Syne" Ly member tf
Closing ere lees by sfflc.n.
March by Mi. Pate.
Th public rurd.al.'y Invitei
Mr Howard of IS Cr-' - r
returned t-s f r-t ul Ti i
the aoM.' err I
aonia : a t-f t'
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Dow, James L. The Lubbock Avalanche. (Lubbock, Texas), Vol. 20, No. 23, Ed. 1 Thursday, December 4, 1919, newspaper, December 4, 1919; Lubbock, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth288337/m1/1/: accessed July 20, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; .