The Wheeler County Texan (Shamrock, Tex.), Vol. 22, No. 6, Ed. 1 Thursday, June 11, 1925 Page: 3 of 8
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Wheeler County, TnM
Thmiar, Jim IHh. MW
Pick-Ups fro* Newspaper* in Panhandle Towns Concerning Building
and Other Items of Interest.
scenery, inspiring climate and excel-
lent fishing await the' traveller.
The route, running south from
Winnipeg, runs through Morris, Em-
erson, Hallock, Warren, Crookston,
Erskine, Mahnomen, Detroit, Wade-
na, Long Prairie, Little Falls, St.
Gloud and Minneapolis.
Mayors of all these cities lifted
the speed limits, for the caravan and
provided escorts of motorcycle po-
A new town, located in the heart Childress, Quanah and other towns
-A It,, r.mnui Flaws farm land in south of this place come in on Hie proviom »»*■ —
Cg*o county, will be christened deal. No bonus is being
o county, will be christened deal. No Donua is oerng ■
20 at which time a big cole- the towns to be supplied by the1 pipe hsh the 12-hour record.
ST’wffl teSteST#.' the*town. H-e. the only requisite being that; G. L. Maitland pulled his
aite, eleven miles southwest of Dim- local companies be formed for the
mitt. The name of the new town distribution of the gas.
will be Flagg and the land on which.
it ie situated -is owned by Col. C. J A hospital with modern equipment
T. Herting of Amarillo. The new will be opened in Panhandle about
townsite is in the heart of a large June 20, according to the Panhandle
triangle of rich farm land formed Herald. The medical staff will be
fey three lines of the Santa Fe with' in charge of Dr. B. A. Prestige of
Amarillo, Farwell and Lubbock VS Fort Worth and Mrs. Prestige will be
the points. Gov. Ferguson, Con- J superintendent of the hospital. Drs.
gressman Marvin Jones, Hon. Lee ( m. B. Harris, R. J. Moore and L.
Satterwhite, Lynch Davidsou and v. Cradit will be associated with
other noted persons have been in-
vited to praticipate in the opening
fhe new buildings of concrete
block construction are nearing com-
pletion at Mobeetie. These buildings
wfll be occupied by the First State
Bank, the Nathan Hunt Hardware
Company and the Meeks Mercantile
A if election • for the incorporation
of Wheeler, held Thursday of last
week, carried by a majority of 67
to 16, says the Wheeler News-Review.
An accurate plot of the town is be-
ine prepared and will be filed with
the county clerk. No date has yet
been set for the election of coropra-
A test well is to be drilled sooii
on the Hughes land on Coon Creek,
Steps are being taken to ‘organize' twelve miles northeast of Welling-
a local company for the distribution ton. according to the Wellington
of natural gas in Wellington, the Leader. The contrapt for drilling
gae to be piped from the Shamrock the test was let last week to the
Held by eastern capitalists. E. T. Continental Oil Company of Denver,
Hammitt, representing the Penney.- Colo. The local,on of the te.t ha.
vania capitalists, has given the pco- been surveyed scveswal times y
pie of Wellington assurance that geologists and it is believed that
the pipe line will be in by fall if gas will be found. If not oil, i
baker Big Six away from the Win-
nipeg city hall at 4:66 o’clock in the
morning. In the official car with
him - re Mayor Webb, Roy Park-
hill, a world war aviator, as relief
driver: A. W, McCurdy of the Win-
nipeg Tribune, and B. W. Sewell, a
Minnesota highway superintendent.
Eleven cars strung out behind
Maitland as the cavalcade set out
at 50 miles an hour for Minneapolis,
600 miles away, to establish new in-
ternational history and open the new
The caravan was held up for 65
minutes at one place where a broken
gas line in one of the cars was re-
paired. One puncture, a wait for
gasoline and a heavy rainstorm
worked further delay but the big
Studebaker drew up In front of
Minneapolis’ city hall to bring greet-
ings to Brig. Gen. George E. Leach,
its mayor, at 4:01 p. m.
Out of the twelve cars starting,
the Studebaker and two others kept
the schedule. Another got in at 91
o’clock. Three others made it by
midnight. One turned over and
burned. , f
Actual running time of 10 hours,
36 minutes, affords an average actual
speed' of 46.5 miles an hour, indica-
tive of the fine character of this
new roadway into Canada which is
now available for American tourists
as soon as the warmer weather
starts the summer trek to the woods
a little less than a month
to reach the portals of old Fort
Aside from the neighborly rela-
tions promoted by the trip between
^ the northern province and Minne-
sota's cities, - the feat brings to
; pointed attention the splendid op-
' portunlty this route provides for
Americana to use in entering the
i open places, the lakes and woods of
Canada for summer touring, where
Fast Motor Route
Opened to Canada
From Dawn to Dusk
Summer tourists have been given
• new and fast motor car route into
' the Canadian wonderland in and near
Winnipeg by a “dawn till dusk” run
at 41 milee an hour from Winnipeg
to Minneapolis, sponsored by Do-
minion and Minnesota officials and
the Winnipeg Tribune.
Mayor Ralph Webb of Winnipeg
personally brought Canada's welcome
to all America, riding in the official
leading car which eet the new day-
light time record.
The 494 mile ribbon of excellent
highway, flowing over fertile plains
to the Canadian province from Min-
neapolis, now covered in a few min-
utes lew than 12 hours, was that
known aa the Red River trail In
the old days when prairie schooners ___
All Daily Newspapers
Delivered in Ike Buxine** District
Preaspl Service and Cearteaw Trenlmeeit
Atways be ready-for emergency.
Use common sense in4' driving; if
you haven't it, imitate it.
I will be in Shamrock on Thursday
of each week, if the weether is
favorable, to locate lot comers or do
any other work. Leave notice# st
the Texan office. 37-tf-c
J. D. MERRIMAN,
Sweet Potato Plants,
our own growing
Farmers Produce Co.
The following institutions give Liberty theatre tickets with sales:
Wofford a Dodgea Co.
E. J. Pullen
J. C. Wooldridge Lumber Co.
Puckett’# Cash Grocery
J. W. Beall lee Compear
Shamrock Army Store
Quick Service Station
Ask for them and attend the theatre ofteu.
P. O. Confectionery & Newsstand
GRAHAM * LIVELY. Prop*.
•re alike in the enjoy-
ment of a cooling,
delicious drink in hot
They sir aim alike in twin* ldm»ed with the fountain
mrvfcv at thfai ntor*.
W« aerr* aS the papular enfi drink* in sanitary rape
that an astd unty outv.
Our In Cnm la pun and hantthful Eat man of it
Pendleton Drug Company
Plus 1 advantage
no other open
car can offer
TTere “ • aturdy< low-priced csr of
il the very finest quality — the new
Studebaker Standard Six Duplex*
It is the most powerful csr of its sin
and weight, with every proved advan-
tage that a high-grade open csr can offer
—rugged dependability, brilliant per-
formance, outstanding comfort
In addition, it has one great advan-
tage no other open car provide*—Duple*
roller side enclosures that give enclosed-
car protection in stoeny weather. You
matte the change in 30 seconds—without
leaving the test
Built complete by Studebaker—both
body and chassis—-in grant manufactur-
ing plants where the overhead is shared
by three different models. Tina only
-one manufacturing profit" is included
in the low purchase price.
Come in and inspect this new-type car
—see this eftduaive Duplex convenience
—leam the value Studebaker offers be-
fore you buy.
rn Ap Ml »!*■ tea warn#
J. Fred Smith, dealer
Did You Ever Stop to Think
of the InnumerabU services ■ banka renders In facilitating the
needs Of ito' customer#?
Thee# service* include cashing checlu^ peeping, ^ spgnn-.#^
detailed booking, records; collecting checks, drafts and other
receivable# placed on dopooit. and in nnuiy otlrer way* afford-
ing a safe, convenient place for the transaction of financial
attain. ..... ....... .............
Then# service# are youf for the asking jtk* . moment Nfinup,
a coOMctiea -horn/
The JW MatKHial Bank
- GOOD WORKMANSHIP
TINNING and PLUMBING
means a permanent job and freedom from
repair trouble, whether the job is building
a stock tank or installing bath room fix-
We give personal attention to all work en-
trusted to us, whether large or small.
WE SPECIALIZE IN
S. P. Barnett
Tinner arid Plumber
We can save you money on the Implements
you need for cultivating this year's crop.
We handle the justly famous
P. & O. Line
and carry a complete stock of IHC repairs at
all times for your convenience.
We carry a large stock of Shelf and Builders
Hardware and our prices mean dollars in your
pockets. Every article in our stock carries *
well known and reliable brand.
Edward Seeds Hdw. Co.
is your most precious possession.
is your most valuable asset.
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The Wheeler County Texan (Shamrock, Tex.), Vol. 22, No. 6, Ed. 1 Thursday, June 11, 1925, newspaper, June 11, 1925; Shamrock, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth519118/m1/3/: accessed December 15, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Shamrock Public Library.