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Centennial Quiz - October 11, 2008

1. What was the first comic strip to appear in The Avalanche-Journal?
a. Li’l Abner
b. Mutt and Jeff
c. Hank and His Animal Friends
d. The Yellow Kid

2. True or false?
In 1962, Furr’s Cafeterias had three locations in Lubbock — 34th Street and Avenue H; Caprock Shopping Center at 50th Street and Boston Avenue; and Town & Country Shopping Center at Fourth Street and University Avenue.

3. In 1945, what did Lubbock General Hospital change its name to?
a. Lubbock Memorial Hospital
b. Methodist Hospital
c. Covenant Hospital
d. St. Mary’s Hospital

4.True or false?
Berl Huffman was an assistant coach on the staff of Pete Cawthon at Texas Tech in the 1930s and also on the staff of JT King in the 1960s.

Answers:

1. What was the first comic strip to appear in The Avalanche-Journal?

c. Hank and His Animal Friends appeared on Jan. 2, 1919.

2. In 1962, Furr’s Cafeterias had three locations in Lubbock — 34th Street and Avenue H; Caprock Shopping Center at 50th Street and Boston Avenue; and Town & Country Shopping Center at Fourth Street and University Avenue.

True

3. In 1945, what did Lubbock General Hospital change its name to?

a. Lubbock Memorial Hospital

4. Berl Huffman was an assistant coach on the staff of Pete Cawthon at Texas Tech in the 1930s and also on the staff of JT King in the 1960s.

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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