Valier State Bank

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'"n i JIM " * lir*.-.'.:-"-----*,--^ Bank This Morning • BULLETIN. Bank bandits may take road south before they act to Elkville toward Carbondale, police are notified. BULLETIN.. ! Heports say the bandits passed through Royalton at 2:05.. and then started on the road to ElkyiHe'.Aibout twenty cars are behind racing the rob- i berg. Officers are ready for the bandits arrival. Battle expected. Bandits may desert auto and take Co woods on Elk- viUe-Royalton road. Elkville -armed " lor battle. ' . ; The Valier.,.State Bank at. Valier. •,three miles north- of Christopher. :was ^robbed at 9:45 this morning bylfive masked men. The cashier was locked .in -the yanit while the men bagged fronr ^0,000 to $12,000 in gold and currency currency and made ttieir get away in a big Buick car. All surrounding towns have been notified to have their police on the look out for them and all banks have also been notified to watch for the robbers. . . — At one o'clock a posse in four Ford machines passed thrdugh Mulkeytown about fifteen minutes 'behind the bandits. bandits. Those in the chase were armed with shot guns and rifles, and once they meet a desperate pitch battle may take place. - : The 'robbers were making their way toward Royalton. At the news of the robbery, Lambert of this .city became anxious about $4,000 -worth of bonds he is reported reported to -have in safety deposits in "the Valier bank.' .. ' Mr. Lambert later stated" he had" from $30.000 to ?12.000 in .bonds and securities in the bank, but they were all in deposit boxes and he is hoping they are not touched. The bandits stole' the Buick car from a man named Casters from DuQuoiu last night. NORMAL LITERARY SOCIETIES TO GIVE COMMENCEMENT PLAYS The Zetetic and • Socratic Literary Societies of the Normal will give -their spring entertainments on June 21st and 22nd, respectively,- as part of the annual commencement week fnncf tious. The Zetetics will put on the play. "What Happened to Jones," one o£-George Broadhurst's most popular and original comedies. -:Th-e Socratics will present, "It Pays; to Advertise," which has only recently been released from the professional stage for amateur amateur productions. • It "was presented for the first time in 1914 in the Cohan Theater., in New. York. Both plays are royalty plays and are. exceedingly exceedingly clever and interesting comedies. Southern Illinois Laundry Owners in Convention Here • The Southern Illinois section of the Illinois Laundry Owners' Association will hold a convention- here June 25th. This district emhraces the territory ot south o£ Centralia and west from East St. Louis. Rex Cook, proprietor of the Carbondale Steam Laundry, received received communications from the officials officials stating 'it had been decided to hold the meeting here. Cook has been active in securing the convention for this city. Secretary of the Association ivrote Cook"-he was glad to know Carbon-dale could handle the convention- and stated stated indications pointed to a largp and successful meeting. WOMAN'S HOME MISSIONARY SOCIETY

Clipped from The Daily Free Press14 Jun 1920, MonPage 1

The Daily Free Press (Carbondale, Illinois)14 Jun 1920, MonPage 1
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