1931, 6-29 CT Herring dead Amarillo Globe-Times p1
l DEATH CLAIMS PIONEER AFTER BRIEF ILLNESS AMASSED GREAT F O R T U BUILDER, BANKER. RANCHER NI-:V['J WORKED A DAY FOR WAGES oil r waste?," I h r r e (he production eonnollUuted law hctirJit^ on lo ul- - 1 Vcrnon; two Krrnl-nrandKnnn, Noll CrO. r, T. HcrrliiKr, 81, pioneer a n h f r , r a l l l r n n n , f hullitrr. Â«ll-i! itl 4 o'clnrk |hl.v mnrnliif In hi* a p a r t m e n t s Itcrrhif Ilnlcl a f t e r a short III- tirsi. I'ancral srrvlpM ham not liprn nntinunrcil p r n t l l n x "i^ nrrlval rrliitlvcs hut prnlmbly u l l l he lirl.l TijMiJny ntlvrnnon. Artnnfrjnfint'i nrr hi rlmrgr- of N. S. GrijjKs anil Sons, Colotirl Herring, first president nl (ho West Trxas Cliainlirr of Com- mercn and (he T-1-Stp.tc Fnir AÂ«- soclaUon, was omn of Mm ItH; huni w.'i.'i Iriidi-iH o: Texn.s. Ho erected Amnrillo'R first fl-story u l U l l n n -- I h p l'Â»lo Durn Hotel--nnd il!o niT:tt'd ihd H c r r l r i j * l l o thn nlty'rt flr.'it conn tie fdal warc- hnuso. lln hit el Inry.v ranch, biuik \J!(I hn^hu'.sH properly holdings throiijhnut HIP sdiitiiwrBt, i\7aiiy Survivors Hu Is imrvlvt'd by a Â«on, W. E. H f i T J i i u ; , of A r n u r i l l f i r t l v c l y u . M i c l a t n l In n i l of his '.inenilSons jilnco curiy n i u n h o n d ; n liiaifjlilr-r. Mrs. Ij. Johnson, of Vcriion; n bj-othti 1 , F, K. i N ' r r l n K ol Oklnhoinn (Jity; tlirco h Â» l f - h r o t h o r n . Tom find rlnK of Hlllnbnrti, nnd I. L. HcrrlnK of CÂ«istrn County; two h n l f - s l Mrw. Lillian YmniK of Hhrcvoporl, find Mrs. Kunu W U k H of Alpine: t h r n o gjiiiKl-t1niJf,'hti'rfi, Mrw, Art Art h u r Ware of Amarillo, nnd Mlwirs Cornelia nnd I^ulnn Johnson of I n - Male, where a vol- Ihmh area. was allowable- I ) i K i l n In the and east oil a k - t water Tort com- ti Jts all o\\ nnd i j u n - n t - r u h l l x may r a t , E y to set wlndru', ha* to Mr. Ware of Anmrlllo. A nleep, Mm, D, A. Bparitei- Vms mado her home with lilin UiLhiK tho past ytiir. W. F3, HcrrliiR. Â»lfi wife nnr] their -.iiijThter, MrÂ«, A r t h u r Wnre, and Mrs. L. IT. JuhhKon were In Whiona, TOXUH, i\l Ihe lime of the coloncl'R rlnatli aUcntllno: the fnimrnl i of their mother, Mrs. Bnrnh Herring, Herring, who ilk-el tlicrc rarJy Snturdnv mornltiK. They are expected to n r rlvo in Anmrlllo t o n l n h f . Wrtii on Mnxlro Trip Colonel irerrlnti had bccti :ii RDtondlcl ficaltli during t h e !ant few months. Ho wont UÂ» Mexico with tho Ncws-Qloljo njjcciat I rain n month ago a n t l wns one of f firn In nil activities of tin; p a r t y Thursday uf tor noon lie com- ..Jnlned r.lltihliy of (ruflKcnllon aTid a phynk-Lnn WHR called early Vrltlay (nornlnj^. Tie rccovriTd K u f M lo upem! a part of Friday ul, his office. Hi- iH.'cainc 111 nualn BiiUir- lay nlj!hl and a nurtie was cnlled. I[Â« rested well Sunday nlÂ«hl and " . ! fioiindly. awnkltiK about - tj'clnck. T)in cud cnmn a few m l n utcn InLrr, Doctors p i n n n u n c e Irnmedlnlo causo of his death as CJornclliiri T. Herri n ft wna horn Movirnber 13, IMQ, In Oray-HOn Cotinty, Tc'Xiuj. J/c bwiBted ot ftic' fact Ihat although he was thrown on his own resources at Ihe ape of 13 he never had worknrl n tiny for ....,,_... He nm(ij!sr(t a lar(;e forlune and W.IFI rncoÂ«nl/-c(i ns one of Iho , !. . .'- . men nf thc Soulh- V f /e,Â°,t SOT 40 years, TJo hccame Interested In the cat- tic liUKLnr.s.1 early Iti l i f e nntl never lost his lovft for il, owning, w i t h r-on, W. R, rtevcral large ranches at llu: tlrnr- of Ills ii-iilh. jrn also V/UR (ixleniilvely interested hi b a n k l n K . the lumber business other l i n e n nf business. Ho founri- cd thn Herri n i! National Bank in Vt-rtion ns a. prlvrtto hank nnd was I Us pr'fiiclcnt: at the time of his death. G'omiiiK to Amarillo In 1004, when he and )iiB son purchased the L8 nnd FlaRK rancher,, he took M\ a c t i v e Interest in thn development, of Ihe city and surrounding 1 territory. territory. Co lone? Hcrrln/ never retired from active business. He looked Biter every detail of his vast business business operations u n t i l the day of i death. ! He was an active and enthusiastic member rf thc Arrmrlllo Rotary Club. Slarlnl n* a Hoy. Hi?, first vniilurfi tor himself u-ai when, as a boy of 33, he rented a f a r m in H11J Counfy, From tho proceeds of his first crop he rcallz- f-d a profit of $200 and it was this J200 that he used to develop his fortune. He farmed and trnclcd in Sec COL. Tip;r(KiN*G page 2 [rlr-al MaLtrÂ«:s.s Co. Dial 1553.