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Akron Register Tribune (Newspaper) - February 18, 1909, Akron, Iowa VOLUME FEBRUARY NUMBER 2 7 is the First Day of ROHRERS BIG DUMP SALE A February Price Cutting Event of Prime Importance to all our customers Extra Special 2O All Odds and not this winters not all the latest in the slow with more desirable will be tied up in GREEN The values will range from 25c to 50c per beginning at 8 oclock Saturday they will be sold at lOc per with the guarantee that if you are not satisfied with the purchase after taking the goods home you may return them before Wednesday morning and your money will be YOU CANT while we are the ONE DAY SPECIALS 1 lot to a V I with other goods and must I Vbe called for in 22 10 bars of Beat Em All 23 49c 10 yards of Best Prints 24 GranM ulated 25 1 Safety Pins any aize 1 paper Best Brass Pins full count 1 paper Hooks Eyes 1 paper Beat Needles p 1 spool Best Thread 1 ft All 5 articles Jw r Some Grocery Specials llb can Rumford Baking I5c IOC 6oz can 5c Celluloid regular lOc sale assorted regular 15c and 25c 1 lot of Scouring regular lOc sale per 1 lot Glycerine lOc sale In Seven beginning February we will reduce our Stocks if the Most Unusual Price Reduc tions will do Think of it I This stores big stock dumped on the market at prices representing only a fraction of the value of the The big Winter lines our store is chuck full of these desirable goods are all radically reduced now It gives you the most phenomenal savings it gives you a chance to get back many times in worth and satisfaction what you will pay for these This is to be a sweeping item is a out standing department has been visited in the Our store will be overflowing with customers at the very opening of this wonderful Bargain Car We know these goods are we know that our prices are and we know the people of our terri tory well enough to expect them in great So you had best read the price story here given and prepare to be here bright and early Saturday morning when the selling our tor any any purchase should be report to us and it will be cheerfully Hoping to see you the first and every day of the we yours for bargains ROHRER IOWA DRESS GOODS are dumped out to the public during this great The line is too big to describe every but the pricecutting will be marked in this LADIES CHILDS CLOAKS The entire line including the Rain will be sold at Dump Sale You will be surprised at the Childrens Gar from 50c up Womens from UNDERWEAR UNDERPRICED The roomy kind all clean no stickers 50c garments at 39c garments at 79c garments for Similar reductions throughout our OUTING FLANNELS A splendid variety of dark and light all dumped out at this 12 items at lOc items at WOOL AND FLEECED HOSE all must 35c kinds at 22c 25c kinds at 19c 15c kinds at SHOES AT A BARGAIN 1 lot Ladies up to now dumped out per pair r Leather Goods Attractions The collection of Belts and Bags offered in this sale is most Everything in all the late novelties is included in the The Bags are in all the ap proved shapes and Look at these prices Hot worth up to sale price 1 lot worth up to sale SELLBERG SUICIDES TRAGEDY A SHOCK TO THIS COMMUNITY Had Recently Moved from York to for Prac tice Cause of the Rash ActWas OldTime Akron BoyFuneral This community was shocked al most beyond measure last Friday by the news that Nicholas Sellberg had taken his own life at the previous It was a terrible blow to his John and Miss who live northwest of They had not the slightest pre monition that he was in a mood to take such a as he was not in ill bis letters were cheerful as usual and bis business had after completing a course la the and Sur geons specially flt ing himself as an ear and nose located at nearly two years ago for Of him York Daily Times says De ceased was a comparatively young well educated and of good ad and his future seemed to be full of If he had troubles they were not generally He was considered very proficient in his pro fession and built up a large Sellberg moved from York to about the first of February to engage in his He was stopping at the Hotel where the tragedy took place at last February He was in bed in his room at the time and it is said death resulted instanta neously from a selMnflioted wound in his right temple from a 32oaliber re Night Olerk Jesse ac cording to the Hustings had left a pitcher of water in the upon the a few minutes before the shot was and Rogers was first on the The verdict of the coroners jury was Nicholas Sellberg came to his death by a gunshot wound by his own hand with suicidal That Sellberg had been despondent and in depressed and was under se vere mental strain at has since developed but the exact if for his commission of the shock ing deed is not His natur ally cheerful and hopeful as known by was entirely for eign to the contemplation of selfde Nicholas Sellberg was born in September and was aged 37 5 months and 1 At an early age he was adopted by and John pio neer residents northwest of He was reared and beloved as an own and the affection of his fosterparents was always returned by His fos terfather died about a year ago and he came to the He received his early education here and for sev eral years before taking up the study of medicine was a most efficient clerk in Johnson general No more deservedly popular or respected young man than Nick Sellberg lived in Akron in those He also main tained excellent social standing in his Nebraska being a member of the Elks and Woodman or also of the Sellberg and Miss went to Sioux City Friday af where their daughter and sis John They accompanied the remains here Sun day The sympathy of every body in this section goes out to the relatives so deeply and bis sad and untimely demise is sincerely mourned by his many The funeral was held Sunday after noon at 2 oclock iu the Akron Baptist church and it was largely the local Masonic being present in a Ayrault delivered an exceptionally strong ser replete with logical helpfulness to all and with consolation to those overburdened with The pall aearers were Masonic brethren of de Paul Fields and Interment was made in the Swedish Lutheran cemetery at Union beside his where the read from the Attorney of was a business caller here DIED At the family on the Reeves north of Ak in Union February William Ken aged 55 9 months and 8 Upon returning from a visit at Le Mars about nine weeks ago Ken nedy suffered an attack of bronchial He was making satisfac tory when complications of liver and stomach trouble en finally culminating in inflamma tion of the which was the di rect cause of his Kennedy made heroic aided by the best of medical attention and the un tiring ministrations of loved against the besetting William Henry Kennedy was boru at May and at an early age removed with his pa rents to coming with them in 1870 to locating near State Cen In 1884 he married Martha Jane In 1884 they moved to Plymouth where they resided until when they moved to Iu 1907 and with their and to Union which has since been their Farming and its branches had been the avocation of deceased all his in which he always took an active and intelligent Besides the be reaved he is survived by two of lias New Mex and at home one of and two Lee of and of ST all of whom have the sympathy of the entire A man of absolute in uprightness of character and of most genial his un timely demise is sincerely mourned here aud at where he lived so many her and wife and Harry John a from accompa nied the remains Saturday to where funeral services were conducted Sunday forenoon at oclock at his brothers home by Interment was made in the LeMars the Masonic of which deceased was a member for many conducting its beautiful and impressive service at the grave her home in Akron Wedneday Febru ary Elizabeth Sayles aged 71 years and 12 of pneu While she bad been iu poor health for a long the last illness of Grandma us she was affection ately was of only a few days the end being hastened by advanced age and incident Elizabeth Jane Brewer was born in LaPorte February where she passed her girlhood She married Jonas Sayles at Belling April They came to Union in buying five miles southwest of There they resided until the death of her April Since that time she has made her home in Well and faith fully did she perform the duties of life in the long span of years allotted and sweet aud lasting will be the memories of her goodness by those near aud dear to She is survived by one Elmer a prominent at torney at and one north of this city also a Ellen of all of whom were present during her last The community extends its sympathy in their The funeral will be held tomorrow at 1 the Ayrault conducting the ser Intermeut will be made in Riverside beside her hus Another Pioneer Joseph a pioneer resi dent of this died at 10 oclock this Thursday forenoon at his home iu this He has been ill several suffering a great with a paralytic affliction aud the infirmities of advanced A complete obitu ary vill be published next The funeral will be held Saturday afternoon at the family home at 2 B O R N A to and Sie southeast of Feb ruary Akron Street After Last Weeks Blizzard Married at Elk Henry Selk and Lina Berry were married February at her home in Elk Fred of the Akron German Lutheran The bridesmaid aud groomsman were Miss Margaret of Elk and Ander who lives northwest of they being niece and nephew of the After the ceremony a fine dinner was followed by a They will reside in Elk Several rel atives and friends went from near Ak ron to attend the as follows aud and and Henry aud Carl Meske and son accom panied her The groom is a brother of Anderson and a cousin of Roads Bad For Strenuous times are ahead for the tenant farmers who are about to make a on account of tbe almost im passible condition of the country The present thaw is turning hedeep snow drifts into mud and aud should it freeze again the highways will be rough and Many will endeavor to make a move next as March 1 is the time pos session is supposed to be but many more will be uuable to make tbe riffle by that Hall of Freedom und it has pleased the Su preme Master of the Universe to re move from us our beloved Nicholas Selberg RESOLVED that we deeply feel the loss of one who was beloved by all who knew He was of kind friendly disposition and faithful to bis friends and Brethren be it that we drape or rods Hud altar in crepe for thirty days as token of our aud that we extend to the near friends our extreme sym pathy iu their sad bereavement there be it further that these resolutions be given the sorrowing also that they be published iu tbe Akron Reg as well as placed on the records of our HILLIKER BOTSON Ross f Committee WISE Card of Permit us to express our profound gratitude to qiir to the Akron Baptist people and tbe their great kindness aud assistance iu our recent bereavement also for the beautiful floral SELLBEBG AND aud Clair Biddlecome and daughter went to Hawardeu the first of the weok to visit he re turning IMPORTANT BUSINESS of and Water of Form Automobile A partnership has just beon formed between of and of thin for the1 sale of Reo and Overland automobiles in a large with headquarters in LeMars and Both are prominent business men of their home cities and have ample capital to carry on the important enterprise on an ex tensive Their selling territory will embrace tbe entire counties of Chero kee and OBrien in Iowa Thurofcon and Burt counties Nebraska Che three eastern tiers of ownsbips ia Sioux county all of Jnion except that con tracted to Ha and all of Plym outh except two miles off the north part of the three northwest which belong to The new firm will soon begin the erection of a modern garage in Le 120x40 Waterbury las just completed a garage and ware louse of the same size This splendidly equips them for handling the Trenery will have active charge of the LeMars office aud Waterbury of the Akron but they will establish one or more subagencies in each of other counties hey Business directed to ilther the LeMara or Akron offices will receive proper The Irm name is Trenery While on an investigation and pur ihasing tour in the east recently Trenery Waterbury con raoted for fiftyfour They will also deal in all kinds of auto sap In the Overland and Reo machines hey feel sure they have the very best allaround autos on the market and will push sales to the limit the coming Card of We wish to express our heartfelt hanks to the neighbors and dasouic fraternity who assisted us so cindly during the sickness and after he death of our beloved husband aud
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