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Centennial Quiz - June 1, 2008

1. Which Lubbock movie theater once doubled as a church on Sundays?
a. Lindsey
b. Cactus
c. State
d. Village

2. True or false?
Street vendors were once present in downtown Lubbock.

3. In 1921, Lubbock hired its first paid chief of police, paying him $150 a month. Who was it?
a. W.M. Lay
b. George C. Wolffarth
c. C.S. Middleton
d. J.T. Alley

4. True or false?
When Sears & Roebuck moved from a downtown Lubbock location to what is now City Hall, people questioned the move as being too far out.

Answers:

1. Which Lubbock movie theater once doubled as a church on Sundays?

d. The Village theater, located on 34th Street near Avenue U, was the site of worship services for St. Luke’s United Methodist Church, while the congregation’s building was under construction.

2. Street vendors were once present in downtown Lubbock.

True

3. In 1921, Lubbock hired its first paid chief of police, paying him $150 a month. Who was it?

c. C.S. Middleton

4. When Sears & Roebuck moved from a downtown Lubbock location to what is now City Hall, people questioned the move as being too far out.

True


Do you know of a little-known or fun fact about Lubbock that we can feature in our centennial quiz? If so, send them to Dave Daniel, A-J news editor, at david.daniel@lubbockonline.com.

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