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VOL XXXIV. No. 18
Income Tax In a Nut Shell Who? Singlu persons who j had net income of H.OOO or niori, or gross income of $5,000 or l more. Married couples who hid net income of (2,000 or more, or gross income of $5,000 or more When? Mtreh 15, 1922, is fin al date for filing returns ani making first payments. Where? Collector of intern; ) revenue for th* district in which ■ the person Ifres, or has bis priu -! einal place ol bii-ine-s i How? Full directions on Form ! 1040A and Form 1040; also the j law and regulations. What? Four per cent normrl l tax o- taxable income up t , $4 000 in excess of exempt'd'. Eiaht per cent normal taxon bal ance of taxable income. Surtax from 1 per cent to 05 per cent on net incomes over $5,000 for | the year 192 L. j One Year With 100 Hens From Lamar News. S. B. Keyser of Houle Two, was i.i the city Saturday, and called at the News office to gel farther information regarding the Poultry Show to be held January 26 and 27. During his conversation he stated that he had kept a record of Ids chick ens —Black l.angahingr. —for the year just closed, as well as for the dairy cuws and other depart ments of the form work. In view of the interest in the' poultry industry at this lime the l figures of Mr. Keysor will be, found quite interesting: , From 10J hens, su'd in Eggs anJ Chickens $252.04 Young stock on hand SI 00 Total i)3:).04 Cost of feed Ii4 40 Net profit 2l>h.64 The rest of the feed the chick ens gathered from the waste on the farm as tbev run at large. Mr. K eys«r, who lives north j and west of Lamar, will have a number of chick ms in the Ponl-| try ShowJ I Public Meetings For the Assessor — — | i Meet the assessor and give in I your property. The county com ' tnissioners. with the county assessor, have adopted a new; plan this year, wherein each and 1 JUST OPENED N. Rich’s Shoe and Harness Repair Shop Between Chen >weth 0.-e un Sca'.i m aid 31 i k,m h Sh ip Half Soling Ladies’ Sli ies 7o cts, Ylen's $l.OO If My Work Suits -:- Come Again SPRINGFIELD COLORADO ■ T1 I 111111. IMUJ— THE S. B. Filling Station Is now open for business and Invites your patronage. —Wphandle Gasoline, Oil and Kerospnp, and will keep cn In nd accessories and tires. Intend to putin camp yards lor customers. Springfield South Main -- Colorado THE DEMOCRAT-H ERALD Jeverp tax payer in the county 1 will meet tiie assessor at the | differt nt school houses and give in their properly. | (•.ease bring your Fnpert jciong if you do not enow your land numbers. If you are going to br away from h"me, you can send your list by your neighbor. T will publish in every news paper in Bvca county the dates I will be at your school house. This will save the county over sl,cumin deputy hire, .and give a Dior.- uniform assessment .asone man will do the work of seven. Watch tor dates. Roy Winters, County Assessor. Brown-Roweth | The rule of the unexpected al j ways happening, was broken when Chits A. Rowet.h and Miss ! Nora Hope Brown were united ; in marriage on Tuesday evening. Jan. 31, at 8:00. The ceremony was performed by Rev. Leonard ,0. Elver of the Methodist church lut the home of Mr. and Mrs. E. 'C Measel, who were the only ; witnesses present. These young people need no 1 introduction to Springfield or j Baca county, for they have been in our midst for several years and during that time have won ' friends on every Bide. | Mr. Rowetli is ihc popular sheriff of this county, and Miss Brown has ministered to the I wants of the community while in the employ of the Stroud firm. No better young people are to he found in our community, and one and all unite in congratula tions and wishes lor their hap piness during a long period of 'ife, which we always expect from these new relations. The hippy couple have settled io the fine home formerly occu pied by A.. A. Hagerman, where they will be glad to welcome their friends. Teachers’ Salaries At the last meeting of the. Gen eral Assembly of the state of ; Colorado, h law was passed re lating to the salaries of the pub j lie school teachers and providing [funds to pay the same Follow ing is the substance of the law: I On or before the first day of Ovtobei of each ypar the board jof directors of each school dis j t rict shall certify to the county superintendent the number of .te-chers eraploj ed, and the num- Go Elsewhere SPRINGFIELD, BACA COUNTY, COLORADO, FRIDAY, Feb. 3, 1922 v.-J kr«c rftO YOU HAVEN’T SEEN COLORADO UNTIL YOU HAVE SEEN BACA COUNTS It might lie well for Spring-' field to annex it* suburb?. Springfield and Kira will play j basket ball at Kim tomorrow. ! Lamar last week pulled off its i first poultry show. ai:d we un-! derst.ind a successful one. i “Arms meet about broke,” is news head line —which is a fit ting climax to the condition of the country. The ea-t 19 in its regular win ter grip of a blizzard, while here in old Baca county we are in the ! regular winter grip of Italian 1 sunny skies. The Fatty Arbuckle trial had ; to stop to give Little Mary aj chance to prove that her divorce, : obtained in Nevada, was accord ing to Hoyle. The information of the Santa Fe and the K. & (). is bearing! results in heading investors towards Baca county. When one of these mads crosses the | line then watch Springfield gro w. “Capital is cut off from world because of huge snow storms,*’ is heading to news item Pshaw! Capital has been cut off from Baca county since the inarch back to normalcy began—and r.f snow storm either. Shoup’a little nrociamation ( diversions have been harmless, j but the call of the extra session ( is a bunglesome and cosily affair ; that will add a few thousand lon 4 to the hmd slide that w ifi bury the G. O. P’s. in this state tiiis fall. Watch the prediction. ■■ ■ _ -1 When L)r. Harding prescribed . normalcy as a remedy for the 1 the long period of Wilson pros perity, some people shouted with exceeding great joy: bat after •vaking up from the over dose, the shouting they have done wouldn’t do to be put in print. Baptist Church Items Attendance at the Bible School Ust Sunday morning was 116. IWo have a fe v empty seat® left and they are free. Corue early j and avoid the rush. , The Lincoln Highway Auto race is nearly finished, as the Studabaker and Overland are; nearing New York City, closely followed by the Ford. After j the race the banouet. The pastor will give a special! sermon to the Sunday school next Sunday morning and the chijdren will furnish thf: music. Owing to tli® bad weather thej atendance at the Fifth Sunday Whee-eeee! meeting was vei : ‘i !tru , T. F. Kolley, due I- re serious illness of his wife, aid not ap pear. Dr. B. F. Palmer, of Den ver, was present at every ses sion and greatly helped ii». His three sermons were very fine. Bro. W. A. Pipk n is holding meetings at the Orescent schoo' house. The attendance is good, , M. E. Church Notes The Chur.'!: fur Servi,.-: Just two more would have broken all records fur atten dance at Sunday school Now: let every one who thought one ! would not matter much make a: special effort next Sunday and I the result will he astonishing. The almost magical growth of the C. 1. C.’s is a d"light. This ■lass easily carries oil the honors for the livesl class in the school We wen; gratified with the in terest manifest! d in the illustr* t od talk to the children at the close of tha Sunday school hour. This Is to a regu! • feature j for the next few months. The unusually large attendance Sunday night testifies to the fact that people are interested in what the church i> doing in the mission field, and learning of the great needs of the world. I j Remember that on Feb. 12 we will produce thr; lecture by < William Jennings Bryan, “Back 1 ; to God,” illustrated by some of 1 the most beautiful views ever i seen. This would cost not less! than 35c if tickets were sold. It 1 ] will be yours free. s Don’t forget to plan to see.j PEOPLE OF OUR TOWN Nope, this Isn’t tin* Undertaker, but I old Wbatsa Use promoting busl»e.s.H | for biiu by Hunging Crepe, He feels j Hod and wants Company, but all b<: Cels Is Mean J.ook- whk'ti Coil tin i| til Opiniou that tbi* is a Tuff ‘fid World. He hasn't Smiled H..ee the t Pigs Ate WIIIIh and now he Cau’t be- | cause bis Face htu. Set. J j Asa kind of stimulus to a I certain somewhat shady indus 1 try in Baca county, the courts' have recently ruled that it is! perfectly legal to giv« bad checks for booze. 1 “G O. P. committee is still in debt,” is news Head line. Won . der the committee hasn't thought of tupping those fine nap bearing sugar maples in | Newberry's wonder grove up ir. Michigan. As the story goes, the goose that laid the golden |ogg didn’t have any edge cn the |Ne*berry gold bearing trees. 1 The News would like to ask j which or.e the Woodrow Wilson Foundation scheme propones to I use for the corner stone— -1 "Watchf 1 waiting,” ‘Too proud jto fight,” “Force without Stint” or “ho kept us out of 1 War. ” —Libera! News. The cor ner i-tone fur this fall's election will be back to normalcy, New berry ism, and protection for the Niponese, As 11 looks now, the farmers h oc will be given the job of writing the inscription on I the stone. To those who were present at the meeting of the Democratic state central committee in Den ! ver lust Saturday one fact stood lout prominently—the fact that Republicans and Democrats alike Lire anticipating a Democratic i landslide Ibis f'»il which will be comparable to the Republican landslide of two years ago, There seems to he no difference of opinion on that question i among the leaders of both par* ties. —Greeley Newy. You can keep your weather eye on old Bac.i this fall. Our people have ! had about enough of normalcy, and are ready to swap it off for some more good o'd Wilson pros perity. Prowers County Slashes Salaries The county commissioners a» their last session started their I campaign oi adjjfeliii^county sai ' ariesto meet county (in incos, and fallal nu r the lino the ;.x was wielded in a varying degree. L imar Registt r. It would be a good idea for tho‘e commissioners. when ihey get through with that ax, to send iit down hero, seeing to jt that | the a* is good and sham when j Miss Fanny Brown on F*b. 17, Rev. River, iUator ’the »nd it. IU recently Plated that one in t! history pt the count, t' com ,• officials umpiUa*' d non oft! irown salaries, and u-cliii ed Ixj belieyd that present alu ries are out of harmony with the conditions of the tiui« : and what the fanners of Baca c .nt v are making. Time to Start The Ball to Rolling Geo, Ervin Konkol of Smi ii ton is the first to *»hy hi la i..- to the arena for 1922. VVd belieVr* it a good ido» >r demccrnts this y»*nr to net i . t■»’ the race early, ami as mil' possible or cntircl </ to a v'i i »n teats in the primaries After the election last ye. ■ was asked when the democrats were going to have an elect «<n Every body now knows that M is the year especially never <> ur<-piLions as now in old Ifaci county. Keep your ear to the* ground i and you will hear the rumblings that presale a eliding back ol the land that slid the vrvng way Iasi year Shipments Start On K. & 0. Railroad From Liberal News. I Several cars of steel for tilt Kansas &. Oklahoma railroad have been shipped, part of it leaving Kansas City last Satur day, which is expected to arrive here tonight or tomorrow w ben steel laying will be resumed. The track has been laid as far as Archer, 8.3 miles from Libi ral. I The graders are about one md » lhaif miles ahead of the steel an ' an extra force has been put on ' which will make the work move | more rapidly. With the a-rival of the steel the track will soon :be laid to the Stevens county line. Grading is to go right ahead info Stevens county and the s'cel Lid over into the o ly. Th crossing of the Sinia Fe raiiro .'J at Hugoton has been SI ART The New Year Right | Do it today § g Keep Colorado mon- g g ey in Colorado. g | Do it now § § Help boost all of Col- g 1 orado’s industries. p s Push =E a» 3 || But don’t push back- 1 || v/arcl. p §j Things we get for a 2s 2E §j nothing in this world are p i generally more expens- §| H ive than those paid for. 1 U ~ Geo. A. Baker & Sons SPRINGFIELD. COLORADO 51.50 Per Year. We have now been using the ,Two Buttes Hour over two months, and not a hid batch of bread. 1’. • home made bread from home grown wheat. After Baca county has had a taste ol bulb Wilson prosperity and I fording normalcy — do you thntc there could be any <jue.c * tion of how its citizenry will vote ? The sp.;£ii! session to talk flood preventio: . and the boring of a bole through the Rockies. The call we opine is the maw I that will break the ele phant’s hack Lyric Theater “The Little Minister’* will he at the Lyric March 11th. This is a now film and being run in Denver its lirst booking. Those who have never read the hook may get the story at the tick t office. Alice Calhoun is the star. The Go Klsewhere arranged for and the crossing frog is already offered. Kates on the Kansas & Okla homa have been secured and I joint tariff rates with the Rock Island to Archer and Milner went into effect at noon Wednes day. Ralph Heath will com mence to buy grain this week and expects to make a shipment from Archer, noxt Monday, the first to move over the new road. The report that the town ot Archer had been abandoned was ia mistake, but another town, ■ J’I'.'ii'umt v’alley, ;«bout Un rnilta I from Liberal by rail, is to be es tablished on the railroad and a .side track laid there also. The first shipping point ou» of Liberal is to be Millner. about : four miles iron- the city. For Co. Treasurer Geo. Krvin Konkel announces hi* candidacy for nomination for c nnty treasurer on the demo cratir ticket, subject to the de cision of the democratic conven tion and primaries following.