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Centennial Quiz - July 27, 2008

1. What was the name of the ice-making plant in the 1930s that was located behind the Southwestern Public Service office on Main Street?
a. Host Ice
b. Johnson’s Ice House
c. Peoples Ice Company
d. Freezer Barn

2. True or false?
Hubert L. Allen, who eventually became district manager for Southwestern Public Service, slept in a room next to the turbine of the utility company in 1919 to make sure the machine kept running at night.

3. Who was the first principal of Monterey High School?
a. Nat Williams
b. Jay Gordon
c. Floyd Honey
d. Bobby Moegle

4.True or false?
Texas Tech golf coach Warren D. Cantrell, who led the Red Raiders to the Border Conference championship in 1955, also designed Lubbock’s Hillcrest Country Club golf course.

 

Answers:

1. What was the name of the ice-making plant in the 1930s that was located behind the Southwestern Public Service office on Main Street?

c. People’s Ice Company

2. Hubert L. Allen, who eventually became district manager for Southwestern Public Service, slept in a room next to the turbine of the utility company in 1919 to make sure the machine kept running at night.

True

3. Who was the first principal of Monterey High School?

c. Floyd Honey, who had been principal at Lubbock High School.

4. Texas Tech golf coach Warren D. Cantrell, who led the Red Raiders to the Border Conference championship in 1955, also designed Lubbock’s Hillcrest Country Club golf course.

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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