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Centennial Quiz - November 23, 2008

1. Longtime Avalanche-Journal editor Chas. A. Guy wrote a column entitled what?
a. E.J. Holub
a. Around Town
b. Up Your Street
c. The Plainsman
d. One Man's Opinion

2. True or false?
William Hartwell, associate professor emeritus of the Texas Tech School of Music, holds the record of singing 'O Holy Night' for 23 consecutive years during Tech's annual Carol of Lights ceremony.

3. The wife of Fort Worth newspaper publisher Amon G. Carter suggested what nickname for Texas Tech sports teams?
a. Purdue
a. Matadors
b. Red Raiders
c. Dogies
d. Dusters

4.True or false?
A group of Lubbock businessmen and civic leaders had lunch regularly at Hemphill-Wells to discuss the direction of the city, including who should run for public office. The group was known as The Roundtable.

Answers:

1.Longtime Avalanche-Journal editor Chas. A. Guy wrote a column entitled what?

c. The Plainsman

2. William Hartwell, associate professor emeritus of the Texas Tech School of Music, holds the record of singing "O Holy Night” for 23 consecutive years during Tech's annual Carol of Lights ceremony.

True

3. The wife of Fort Worth newspaper publisher Amon G. Carter suggested what nickname for Texas Tech sports teams?

c. Dogies

4. A group of Lubbock businessmen and civic leaders had lunch regularly at Hemphill-Wells to discuss the direction of the city, including who should run for public office. The group was known as The Roundtable.

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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