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Akron Register Tribune (Newspaper) - January 21, 1909, Akron, Iowa NUMBER 23 Local News CoUlngi Doing AlaflSott Baker solicits your The deUbrated Hess Stock Food is sold at Wi Surrlll wad a Sioux City visit Repairs fof all kinds of stoves FMtik spent Sunday with his father anil other relatives in Sioux Something new and fancy in Back Combs for beauties for to 84 ftt Go to ttilllker Son and have your horseshoeing done by an expert Satlsfactioil fully The Akron creamery wants your milk and Highest prices and honest John of visited the latter part of last week at the home of and George south of Youngstrom accompanied his Hobart to Sioux where the latter took treatment for a gathering in his Page has been very ill the past ten days with typhoid She now shows very encouraging im A trained nurse from Sioux City is attending Frank who recently ac cepted a position in a real estate office at where be was formerly returned here last week for a few days visit with his left Sunday for Little to resume work In the mill in which he was for merly He recently been employed in a mill at but the plant there has been sold and the business The Book and Thimble of wbioh Miss Estalene Rhodes is a mem gave her a kitchen shower Tues day afternOon at the home of Rhodes wasthe recip ient of many useful kitchen The afternoon was pleasantly spent iu a social after which Kerr served dainty Rohrer takes an entire page of space in this to announce his First Groat Salesmens Sample which begins January and closes January Rohrer has gained a reputation here as a systematic pusher of his business and he is a consistent user of printers ink in that He offers an attractive array of bargains at this wbioh will be eagerly taken ad vantage of by economical A careful reading of the entire will prove The five Hruby instru and Miss Gertrude Can appearing at the opera Saturday evening as an extra number of the Lyceum drew a fairsized audience and proved a pleasing The orchestral numbers by the Hruby on the cello and as well aa their individual num bers proved them to be unusually tal ented young The imper sonations of Bandmasters Sousa and Now is the time to buy a at KlauerSwanson We sell the Calmar on Hilliker Ten per tor on all at KlauerSwanson Martin was in last Friday renewing old Morse went to LeMars Mon toory a couple of auction near Try those delicious hot drinks tomato cook Alanson Baker is prepared to do your draying Heavy haul ing a Phone and James of Ha were overSunday visitors of the family of her Sixty feet of show all kinds and also counters for for complete or In by the Creators by Alois Hruby created much Miss Canfleknr readings were of exceptional merit and she was accorded double encores both times she app What may or may not be an impor tant oil came to light at the Lind west of a short time From the effects of drink Ingwater from a deep well on the members of the family of the became some what and on the place were similarly Inves tigation proved that the vfator from this well heavily impregnated with oil and that a thick scum of the substance covered the stock had previousljlbeen of ex cellent quality and it is supposed that a subterranean pocket of oil had burst through its wall and Into Lind sent a sample of the oil to the university laboratory at but has not yet had a re port on He had sev eral good offers from parties who are evidently aware of the find for the sale of bis which leads to believe these may be something iu It is wellknown that there are numerous coal deposits in the Big Sioux valley and where coal is found there is also Develop uients are awaited with Michael who works south east of left Monday to visit his mother and other relatives at his old Lone Walter a young man from and a former student at the has accepted a position in Franks photograph of and Rose of this went to New Ne to visit their daughter and sister last Undertaker Johnson made a long trip Sunday to direct the funeral of the 10yearold son of and Eric who live fifteen northwest of near The boy died last January from the effects of an operation for appen Call at The Button Music Store and see the beautiful Mahogany Case Art Baldwin Upright Grand Price Other new designs No cheaply made or old repolished pianos All new and direct from the Baldwin and will be sold at and on easy Fire at Hawarden a few nights ago destroyed a large barn usedfbistor age of poultry and eggs by Will iams Electric light wires arc thoughtto have started the Loss on which said to have been the property of Johnson Yeat on of this damage to with insurance on Williams is brother inlaw of and Varga of this Fourteen oarsof stock have been shipped from Akron to market the past week as follows Dick two one oar hogs Wilier one oar hogs John one oar cattle Farmtrs Grain one car hogs John one oar cattle five oars cattle all to Dick Dierk sen and Antoine manager of accompanied the Shipment to Sioux City was as follows mixed oar of cattle and hogs Wilier and oar of fat The Ernest Gamble Concert consisting of Ernest basso oantaute Miss Verna violiniste Sam fourth number of the Lyceum was greeted by a large audience atthe opera house last Thursday Each proved themselves artists of high Their program was varied and but it proved a bit too classical for the full apprehen sion and enjoyment of those though the libretto and analytical notes with the printed programs helped some in this There were who fully appre ciated and greatly enjoyed the enter Robert the popular lec was here last says The Tama of in its issue of November his The American in Manns opera It was the first number of the lecture course and was a good opener There is no sub ject that confronts the people of the United States today as important1 as the and Kemple picked him up and exhibited his good and bad habits to the He is a rapid fire talker and knows how to mix bis humor with the more serious so the hearers are instructed and pleased at the same He has met the boy in all walks of life and we have heard a lecturer who handled the American boy better than appearing as the last attraction of Akrons Lyceum Monday February will deliver the same wood and cobs for sale by Full line of Lees Stock Remedies for sale by sole local Kent went to Elk her former to visit IJavid west of went to to visit rela tives A Special Discount given on large Leather KlauerSwanson Big Double Patterson wasat Beresford the first of the looking after the renting of a house he owns Fisher and children left today for an extended visit with her parents and other relatives at Rolfej and Wallace west of eeturned Monday from a visit with relatives in Sioux City and Woods and Pier of Elk were up front Elk Point visiting his old com who was a visitor at the home of her and re turned Monday to Bradley and daughter re turned Tuesday to their home near Lake after a pleasant visit with relatives and friends who lives northwest of left Tuesday for a visit in his old He was accompanied by his who recently had an auction sale at the Bolmer northeast of will soon go on the road with one of the Rawleigh Medi cine every lot owner and all signers of the constitution are en titled to a vote at the annual business meeting of the Cemetery Attend the Ex press your appreciation of work al ready done and your desires for the A basket ball game will be played in the opera bouse tomorrow Friday evening between the Akron high school and Sions Falls The admission will be 25e and the starts at promise a lively and interesting game and should have a large crowd present to boost for In balancing the Cemetery associa tion books for 1908 many lot owners are found to be in arrears in It is much desired to present a clean record of payment at the annual meet ing to be held January and it will be considered a special favor if those knowing themselves indebted will call at the office of Cilley Kerr before that date and make pay Avis served any at Bid Paul Wendf visited in Sioux City the first of the Anderson went to Sioux City on business east of went to Sioux City for a visit A Special Sale oil Heaters until February at KlauBrSwanson Miss Vera Ross returned Saturday from a visit in LeMars and Sioux Sunday on a and Clifton Ogden enjoyed a visit from their of the first of the While here Stiles bought Frank Waterburys bar ber business and will take possession in about a He returned home Tuesday to prepare to move Stiles is said to be a competent barber and a young man of excellent March and Kerr re ceived Saturday the trophies of their big hunt in Wyoming last The beads and antlers of the elk and the mule or blacktail deer killed by March and the big elk brought down ty Kerr were sent to Mill a taxidermist at for They are certainly fine specimens and something that will always be viewed with pride and a remembrance of pleasure by the In its Twenty Years Ago oolumnVf last the Alton Demooracvhas the following item recalling an excit ing incident in the history of this vi cinity William residing on the Slaughter a mile south of was shot and instantly killed by a cowboy named who was known as Texas The cowboy had been in the neighborhood with a herd of ponies and became involved in a dispute with his The mur derer started off toward Elk and was trailed by a posse of mounted men through inquiries of people along the who had seen him crossing a lake and following a small stream nine miles north of Elk He was tracked to a point near where he traded boots with a Norwegian farmer and then doubled on his tracks and got to There he mailed a letter to a lady stating that he was bound for business trip to and The Ladies Aid will meet with Morse next Wednes day Wade and Miss Lillian Jenkins visited friends and relatives in Chats worth Will of Elk has suc ceeded Solberg as manager of the cigar and news store Miss Josephine of Sioux was an overSunday guest at the home of Mrs Miss Hire arrived Monday from On to teach school in the Kerr southwest ladies in Baptist January Owner can recover same by paying for Henry Peterson returned Monday to her home northwest of from a visit in Sioux Neil Robertson was in Sioux City on business and Tuesday he went to on a land Leonard Smith left last Friday for to work in the interests of the Baldwin of Tuckerreturned yester day to her southeast of town from a visit with her parents at Mad Kuborns parents and his sis Miss Teresa arrived yes terday from for a visit at his James of is visiting the family of her south of this of the nVm of Johnson left Tuesday for the Texas accompanied by west of as a prospec tive hind and Clyde of South visited several days the past week in the homes of Douglass and to whom they are Plummer was accom panied home from on Thursday of last week by his who had been taking treatment there for a nervous She is slightly Warren came up from Sioux City today assisted by the local operated upon How DEATH OP AKRON PIONEER The Harvey at his home here Tuesday January at about 7 marks the passing of one of Akrons pioneer resi He was taken seriously 111 about seven weeks ago with bladder trouble and the development of pneu monia last week hastened the Harvey Barr was born at Genesee New York April His parents moved to Ohio when he was about four years of age and there he spent his boyhood When about twentyone years of age he went to Wisconsin and took employment iu the great pineries of that At Clark was united in marriage with Bede who has remained his faithful helpmeet and companion during all the intervening They lived there about three and a half years and then located at Rook Cerro Gordo When the call for volunteers came in this nations terrible civil in the early he was among the thousands of patriotic young men who to lay down their lives if need to assist in upholding their nations He enlisted in Company Thirtysecond Iowa volunteer and saw three years of active being in seven great He was wounded and was promoted to the rank of After receiving his honor able he returned to his home and family at Rook They resided there until about 1809 or 1870 and then came to Plymouth He took a position in whut was known as the Big Sioux grist east of which was operated by Sargent and He until the firm began the erection of a mill on the site of the present Akron in the spring of Barr assisted in the building operations when the mill was completed in the took a position in it and moved his family About the time the mill started Sargent platted the orgi where interment was were i charge of James Biddleoome post G and of which the de ceased veteran was a member fo many Many old settlers from the surrounding country attended th funeral of the friend they had so Ion known and ard northwest of for with Which she has been afflicted for some Browu went to for a brief visit at the home of bis whose husband recently completed term as state treasurer of South and Cassill will soon go west to The good sleighing that resulted from the snow of last week was soon spoiled by the warm wave that began the first of this The ice harvest was at its height when the January thaw set in and it has been necessary to quit cutting until another freezeup comes Roads are in very bad shapevasva result of the The citys new duplex water pump was lowered to its found ation in the cemented pit at the mill powerhouse last week by Grant Barr and bis force of The flue weather of this week gave opportunity to complete the work of connecting the pump with the new wells and the big main on Reed A test of the new system will be made in a day or To the public of Akron and vicinity The Success Cabinet located in the ClarkCilley will keep their exhibition rooms open until Wednes January for the demonstration of the Success Kitchen All are especially the to examine this useful article before our All intending purchasers must place their orders prior to the above nal towusite of Akron then called consisting of forty and Barr and family were thus among the earliest residents and was the first child born on the He worked in the mill here until Sargent and Crill dissolved partner ship and took charge of the old Otis mill near Chatsworth for a In 1782 homesteaded a quarter sec tion on Broken Kettle in Lib erty this after living there seven moved back to which has since remained the family For a number of years he and his sons engaged in housemoving and other heavy team work but nearly ten years ago his eyesight began to fail as the result of cataract growth and in two or three years he was practically being just able to distinguish light from He remained in this deplor able condition until through an operation at the fa mous Mayo hospital in he and his family werei brought groat joy by the restoration of his eight to a large While this came as a great it was only about three months after his re turn home that the acute bladder trouble and it continued in annoyance Barr was a man of large heart and congen ial upright in his dealings with and these characteristics won him the lasting friendship of those who gained his His patriotism never flagged and he always took an active interest iu the affairs of the boys who wore the He was unusually devoted to his family circle delight in young people about and Barr celebrated their fiftieth or golden wedding anniversary on November He Jived to the ripe age of 78 8 mouths and 26 and iu this loug period he gave much of useful Besides his devoted he is survived by seven Maxson and of this this city five of Elk of Iowa of of and of this all of with their fam were present at the To and especially to the wife who has been of such constant help and comfort to him in his years of afflic ia extended the sympathy of this Funeral services held iu the Akron church this Thursday after Council At the regular meeting of the town council Monday evening an agreemen or contract was drawn up between th town and the Akron Milling fo the operation of the new Fairbanks Morse power pump recently at the mill power house to suppl city The Milling com pan will supply the power and all ueoes sary repairs to the pumping apparatu for a term of years for a consideration of per payable the firsto each This will effect a consid erable saving over the old method o pumping and it is sure to prove a very satisfactory Theclerk was instructed to inser an ad in the Sioux City offer ing the old waterworks boiler and pump for The town has paid onjthe new the contract price of which is Several other goodsized bills were allowed and ordered paid by the as follows Masstllon Ohio Iron and Steel for new pipe foi waterworks Cruue Sioux five fire hydrants 8120 Andrew cement pit auc foundation for new pump at power Considerable saving was made iu buying the water pipe ano hydrants late In the as a raise in price is scheduled to take effect iu the Arrested on Serious The Elk Point Leader of last week the following sensational item concerning a former Akron man who is now farming west of here in Union of Sioux Vullej was brought to thib oil by Deputy Sheriff Neiz aud lodged in jail ou charge ot bus tardy on a warrant sworn out by Kitty is a widow and came Paul about four mouths ago to keep house1 for He is willing to marry Malmstrom was soon released from custody and it is now reported that Knutson has left this whichprobably means the case will be Yours SUCCESS CABINET j noon at 1 oclock were largely at Plumuier preaching An in our Want Column is a the The services iu the profitable Try church and and at Riverside Christian The annual report of last years work was read last Sunday and one or two items therefrom may be of gen eral interest Money raised for all purposes amounted to All bills and obligations being leav ing a balance in the treasury of One hundred and twentyfive mem bers are on the When it is con sidered that the church has been six months without a the above Is a good Services as usual next Lords Bible study Wednesday at The official board meets Thursday at Our services are reverent and con yet in full harmony with the scientific thought of the Mere platitudes that do not appeal to thoughtful men are A cor dial welcome to all to meet With AXTELL Grand Masquerade There will be given in the Akron opera house on Friday Janu ary under the auspices of the local a grand masquerade and the members of the lodge will endeavor to make it a complete and pleasing The Akron band orchestra will furnish excellent mu sio for the A fine assort ment of costumes will be on display and for rent on the stage of the opera house at 8 oclock that An admission price of 25o will1 be charged but ladies who dance are to be admitted Dance Good order will be and the Woodmen extend a cordial in vitation to all to attend and enjoy the John Dirks John a wellknown farmer living five miles west and five miles north of will have a big auction sale on January and has a fine line of stock and machinery to He will sell eighty head of fine graded eighteen head of which are among the very best milch cow in Union He will also offer eight head of good horses and a full ine of firstclass farm Sfo better stuff has been sold at auc tion in this section this Agnes auctioneers Eyland and Notice of Annual Notice is hereby given of the annual election of officers of Riverside Cem etery to be held at the of fice of Cilley Kerr on Friday January at 8 oclock also for the transaction of all other business that may legally come before he association at this Every ot owner is a member of the assooia ion and is earnestly requested to be Avis Important To THE PDBLIO The board of di rectors of the Akron Domestic Local luilding and Loan association at the regular meeting in declareda new series to commence anuary By order of 14 Card of For the many acts of kindness hown by the neighbors and friends luring the illness and after the death f our beloved husbandand we return our heartfelt JOSIAH WHITTECAB AND BORN A to and Louis of anuary A to and C January A to and outhwest of January Sale bills printed at the REGISTEB BIBUNE office never fail to give satis The sale notices published these columns also prove invalu ble advertising for all sales held in krons For a successful ale bring your bills to this they will be printed promptly nd in the best My New Selection of Celebrated BALDWIN PIANO5 will soon arrive direct from the Baldwin We sell no old re polished instruments and but the celebrated Baldwin which are GUARANTEED IN EVERY The Baldwin makes every import ant part that enters into the construction of their Pianos and We as give the lowest prices and most liberal terms that can possibly be I will positively not sell any cheaply defective or old workedover nor will I enter into any I prefer to have my customers count DOLLARS instead of that get them valueless I can save them to on purchaseprices and sell them New Pianos instead of workedover Come In and see the New Selections when they arrive BUTTON
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