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The mmiy mi ef Naaaerieal Ab ilmU »f Lk* Record* W Proven tout/. Abstracts to Fora and u 4 City Property fun abed «n aherUat ootict. Ala* owner* of Maid win. Jay 4k Co'a. Abstract* of Prowera County Records previous a ib. fir* of l««a ierias reasonable Addraao PKOWkRS COUNTY ABSTRACT C O. UnMr, < o tor ado William Bent left laat week fo- Denver for a visit. Rev. and Mrs. T. F. Kelly returned mat week from a abort trip to Kan an* City. J. F. Parriah went to Denver on mat Saturday and remained over the fourth • Hon. W. B. Cordon returned the first of the week from a few day* visit to the state rapitoi. H. L. Moran, one of the huxtling Bristol buaineaa men, was a county scat visitor laat Saturday. Mrs. A. C. Mitchell left the first of the week for Missouri point- where she will spend a vmcaion of several weeks. Mrs. R L. Ziegler returned las* Sun day morning from u vi.-it of several weeks spent at »he home of mother ix> Lr.wrence. Smith, who has been in Peabody, hunsa- for the past six months, is visiting hi* parent*. Mr. and Mrs. J. R. Smith, thin week. Mr. and Mrs. Frank A. Co* went to Denver on Sunday for the Fourth. Mr. Co* returned today, but Mrs. Cox will remain for several weekb Mrs. F. W. Johnson left on Sunday . lor Denver and other points in the northern part of the state where she will spend several week* vacation. Mr. and Mr*. C. S. Smith of Kansan City have been visiting the paid week with their daughter, Mrs. Rollin C. Coodale, and family at their handsome rew home on South Main street. Mr. and Mrs. Ray Jessup rame up from Elkhart for the Fourth and Ray helped the team from that town beat hia old team mates here by playing a good game at third base for them. Jesse Davidson last week purchased two thoroughbred hoi stein heifer?- of ! the McKay Brothers in Bent county. The later have one of the finest reg istered herds in the state and animals from their herd always bring fancy prices. Mr. ami Mrs. drover Carrico left Sunday for Atlantic City. New Jersey, where Mr. Carrico will uttend the (Irani! Lodge of Elks as the delegate from lat mar Lodge No. 1819. After n short stay lr that place they will vlalt other places of interest in the east before returning. Mr. and Mrs. Albert E. Stream and the baby, of Los Angeles arrived in on the California train yester dry morning and are visiting with Mr. Stream’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. O. Stream. Albert wa.< a I-ainarite for u number of years r.nd still has a large number of warm friends here. J. V. Sayler, cashier of the Valley State Bunk, returned last Saturday from Los Angeles where he was present at the marriage of his sister, Mlm Florence, to Mr. Philip Moore, a young business man of that city. He reports his mother, Mrs. T. J. Sayler, who recently underwent a serious sur gical operation, as improving very rapidly. Mr. ami Mrs. R. C. Goodale enter- 1 tained a few couples of the old time friends of Mr. and Mrs. C. S. Smith 1 a* their home on last Monday evening ir. honor of that couple who are their gueats. Mr. and Mrs. Smith formerly lived in Lamar and the meeting of old time friends was an occasion of special enjoyment for all who were present. Cards wen* ployed ami dainty refresh ments were served by the hostess. MONET TO LOAN Wa are now able to take care of your farm loans. Drop In and see ua. Taylor 4c Frick, Eli W. Gregg, Mgr Allen-Lee On last Thursday morning at the home of Mr. and Mrs. C. M. Lee in this city Mr. William R. I>-e and Mis- Eva Allen were united in marriage. Rev Hugh A. Cresawell officiating. After the ceremony all present sat dawn to an elaborate wedding break fact and afterwards the happy young couple left for a motor trip to Colorado Springs and mountain points. Th-'* groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs C. M. Lee and i* a native Lamarite. H*» in a graduate of the Lamar high school ar.d Boulder university and has- taught two years in the Holly high chool. and the past year wa« principal of the Bristol school. He is a rucceieful young business man as well as able teacher. The bride ie an attractive and popular young school teacher ef Holly. Both have many friends throughout the county whose heartiest best wishes and congratulations are extended to the young couple An Atrocious Crime Details of th*- massacre at Herrin. IHlno'-, prove it to have been the most bfUt*> and horrifying crime that has ever stained the garment of organ ised labor. More than r. score of men v ere murdered m cold blood, after! t‘"ty had surrendered to the union mob. j i.'ler the purpose of the attack upon the mine had been accomplished, and all need for violence —even from the i od extreme standpoint of force a 1 ; justifiable remedy—had disappeared, i ake it a tragedy that stand alone in the records of labor wars, a butchery utterly without excuse, an appalling disgrace to organised labor, s disgrace to the State of lJiinoi> a disgrace to the American nation. It i incredible that -uch an event could cccur in an enlightened country, yet it did occur. an«i every report coming from the scene odd* to the enormity of the crime. It appears from the statements of v ounded survivor* that the men work ing at the Southern Illinois Company's mine had been deceived ah to the nature of the employment they were undertaking and were not aware of the risk they were assuming. This, if true, reflects sc nous 1 y upon their employers, but it does not mitigate in the least the offense of the murder eis. On the contrary, it makes it all I the more deplorable. For there, it seems, were not deliberate strike breakers, understanding the situation and prepared to fight if need be, but ordinary workmen taking advantage of the opportunity to get a Job. Ap parently they took no part in the fighting at the mine, the armed guards attending to the work of defense. When all surrendered they were sur rounded by the striking miners and started toward Herrin. How they were massacred or. the way, under circumstances of unspeakable brutal ity, is told in the news dispatcher from the scer.e. all of which are in general accord. And now, what of the responsibility of the officers of the law ? That ‘.rouble had been expected is indicated by the arrival of Col. Hunter in the district last Sunday, by the report from Waukegan that Gov. Small had stated that three companies of State Guard?, had been held in readiness for two days, r.nd by the conferences between Lester, the president of the mining company, Col. Hunter and Sheriff Thaxton. It was known that the company had determined to operate the mine and was importing mep for that ourposc. Wednesday morning, it appears, a truck loaded with men for work in this mine started from Car bondsle. On the way it was attacked fiom ambush and three of the men on ih«- truck were shot. Wednesday after noon a large nmber of striking miners went to the mine. They were fired upon by the mine guards and two of the miners were killed and one serious ly wounded. The number of striking miners was increased by new arrivals and the situation soon took the form c f a siege, firing going on through j the afternoon and night from both I sides, apparently without any casual j ties, unless the report is true that two guards were killed when the powder hous? was blown up. At or about sunrise the men in the works surrendered. The massacre seems to have occured between 8 and 10 o'clock Thursday morning. It is thus evident that nearly twenty four hours elapsed between the attack on the truck »»nd the butchery, and the masscre did not take place until eighteen or twenty hours after the beginning of trouble at the mines. Where was the Sheriff of Williamson County during this time? This is his statement: “Shortly before th- out breaks begun yesterday I was called «o Carbondale on argent business. 1 received report- that several demon s', rations took place, but paid no atten tion to them, believing them merely fiat fights. I didn't see any need for troops and consequently did not make any request for assistance to the Governor.” Carbondale is net in Williamson County, but is only fifteen or twenty mile- from Herrin. One •f the companies of State Guards that, according to the report from Wau kegan, had been ordered to be ir: . ".-adineas for service, is stationed a: Carbondale. It could have been trans ported to the mine in a few hour ir. automobiles. Another company ia *aione<j at Salem and another at Cairo, and both of these could havc rcached the mine by Thursday morning if they had been ordered out. Three rr.en were shot in the truck, two strikers had beer, killed. and another v tuoded at th*- mine, hundreds of in flamed strikers had gathered th're and :» battle wa- jnder way before Wed- i r-esday night yet the Sheriff of the jc' unty was in Carbondale receiving reports of “demonstrations” which he relieved to be “merel\ fist fights.” H* not only aw “no need for troops.” jbut r pparently no need for his own presence with hi* deputies at the iC'-ne of trouble. And what were Col. Hunter. Adjut ant General Black a-.. Gov. Small doing during these eventful hours U-fore the massacre * CoL Hunter ***• at Marion, ,-ix miles from the :.Jne, on Wedne^i a> night. He was .r a portion to hav*- fuj. information '•f »hat »*? oemring. Gov. Small * as appealed to for troops by Lester on Wednesday afternoon, but Adjutant Black reported to the Governor, accord ng to a dispatch frorr. Waukegan of t'r.t ante that “the authorities had the situation well in hand” and troop cere not needed This with Sheriff Thaxton in Carbondale outside of him county, and receiving report* of “demonrt ration? “ which he took to be Tut fightswhile a pitched battle was in progress *t tig mine It is net at ail improbable that a few resolute deputies could have prevented the slaughter of Thursday, and there i« no doubt that a company of troop? could have done ao. Apparently not thing was done during Wednesday ‘ ard Wednesday night, by state or j county authorities to quell the dis-1 lurbnnce. There has been roioi&al blundering *** this matter. The massacre at Her rin should not have occured. Them was ample time and opportunity to j have prevented it. Who ia respon sible ? The State of Illinois should demand an investigation. And it should demand a vigorous prosecution of the murderers, and pnisl.ment of nil found guilty. It cannot afford to let such a foul blot to re3t upon its reputation.—St. Louis Globe-Demo crat CMARTICH MO. S7«* RKIHHW DISTRICT NO. IV Report of the Condition of THE FIRST NATIONAL BANK AT LAMAR, • Ul» »f I ulu.. ■ I Ibr rluar uf Hualuru Juur 30, IKH RESOURCES LIABILITIES Ijoana and discounts. Including Capital stock paid In 60000 uO rediscounts (except those Surplus fund fiOOOt 00 shown below' $330116 71 Undivided Profits $6842 02; Re- Overdraft*. unsecured 103 92 served for Interest and taxes U. 8. Government securities accrued. $6334 87 13176 89 owned. Circulating Notes outstanding 11997 54> Deposited to secure clrcula- Net amounts due to State banks tlon (U. 8. bonds par value;. $12600 ou bankers, and trust companies All other United Statea Gov m the United States and fore erntnent Securities 21628 81 Ign countries 61U 40 a ’STT' —---- ------ 34V28 61 Certified checks outstanding * Joo 00 tuber bond’s stocks, securities. Cashier s checks on own hank 11416 06 j outstanding 3016 ti Hanking house. $9OOO 00; furnl- Tot al of above three Items 9076 47 lure and fixtures. $600.00 9500 oo individual deposits subject to Real estate owned other than t check .. ~ banking house —~ 41 00 I Certificate*' of deposlt due in *-•££■s WUI> F * der “' R ®' _ less than 30 days (other than «< rve nanK ...... J 4494 64 for money borrowed) 61706 46 ‘ ash In vault and amount due Total of demand denoalts from National Banka 191067 39 (other than £££ depoSfta) Net amounts due from banks. subject to reserve .... 414836 99 “hSI ! Certificate. or deposit (Other in the United States (other than for money borrowed) e,.*, «,• '»•■* I deluded Hbove) 2426 T JO Totll of Urn, ‘ •.hecks on other banks In the , ec , to Re * c rve 88236 66 same city or town as reporting ........ Letter, of Credit and Travalars' Twt of "l«-t .hr,..: Item. ;; ,217050 for *” d • ‘hecks on banks located outside “ ’ 1 ' ” of city or town of reporting bank and other cash Items Redemption fund with U. 8 Treasurer and due from U. 8 Treasurer 656 00 Revenue Stamps 57 93 Total ——— $637373 51 Total JC37373 61 State of Colorado. County of Prowera. ss.: I. A. N. Parrish, President of the above-named Correct Attest bank, do solemnly swear that the above statement Is « true to the best of my knowledge and belief. rj c- tbottpo A N PARRISH. Pr-sldent. UEWIS SilSSm. Subscribed and sworn to before ine this sth day of J H- THATCHER. July. 1922 Dlrsotora ROLLIN C. GOODALE. Notary Public. fhttClottes It s Cool on the Golf Links In Air-0-Weave The secret of keeping comfortable in warm weather ia really no secret at all. It is merely a matter of choosing clothes that are made with a definite purpose in view—to keep you cool. KUPPENHEIMER AIR-O-WEAVES 12.5(T $ 25 come in all popular summer fabrics—Palm Beach, Mohair, gaberdine, tropical worsteds. Wonderfully cool, smart ly styled and tailored to keep in shape. They're ready for you here at 512.50 to $25-00 Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Cs. EARLE GARVIN, DISTRICT AGENT Card of 'Thanks We wish to extend our thauk* to our friends for the kindness shown ar.d beautiful floral offerings sent for our deceased mother. Mr. and Mrs. Byron W. Parmenter Mr. and Mrs. George W. May. Mr. and Mrs. Chas. W\ Walter WANTED—CIean cotton rags at The Register Office. Will pay 5c pound;- j can't une carpet rags or small scraps., FOR SALE Jenkins automatic swinging stacker, i Good condition. Phone 685-Jl SAXAPHONE Conn “C Melody”, good aa new; cheap. J J. Flynn, 511 So. 3rd 81 MONEY TO LOAN We are now able to take care of your farm loons. Drop in and see os. Taylor & Frick, Eli W. Gregg, Mgr 950.00 REW ARD Will be paid for information lead mg to arrest and conviotion of any one tearing down fences, leaving gates open or stealing post or wire from - around our wheat fields. The Doll-Inmb Land A Mortgage Co.