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   Akron Register Tribune (Newspaper) - March 11, 1909, Akron, Iowa                                VOLUME MARCH NUMBER 30 Local News dolngi Comlngt Doing Alanson Baker solicits your Phone Knudson went to Des Moines on business John Martin will call for or deliver your Phone Rose Burke and little daugh ter went to Monday to Visit her Sargent was over from Vermil tion the first of the looking af ter business Go to Hilliker Son and have your horseshoeing done by an expert Satisfaction fully Those wishing a good farmhome nice and for call on at Savery hotel and Koch went to LeMars Tuesday for a few days visit at the homes of his Mesdames Huebner and Misses Lula Teokla Han and Delia Crow visited relatives of the former at South Sioux Ne the first of the Martin Smythe will be here about March 5 to again engage in painting and Orders may be left at Smythes harness George Hitzemann and child ren visited a few days the past week with her and her at and of Can arrived Tuesday for a visit with family of their Mervin They have been spending the winter in Sioux Delia Hise arrived Tuesday from Mason to visit her and and friends after which she will go to Sioux City to accept a position in Davidsons The annual school election Monday was the for several Only twentyfive votes were oast and Smith and Will iams were elected to succeed them for threeyear without Vesper Eastern was inspected Monday evening by Gertrude of deputy grand matron of and her report will show the chapter in excellent con An enjoyable social session and luncheon were features of the field secretary of Morningside occupied the Ak ron pulpit last He put in Monday here soliciting for the col lege endowment fund and was very securing and it is likely that Akrons contribution will reach Superintendent of this and Jenkins were up from Sioux City arranging for disposition of the household goods the latters former pastor Part of the goods were shipped to Plummer at Spring is we see the Easter hats and flowers in thcfmilli nery Miss Farnhams dis play of the smart and chic designs in Tailored Hats for early spring wear and the beautiful flowers of every hue makes one feel that the good old sum mer time is near at Watch the windows from day to Spring Opening announcements A Pure Seed Special under the auspices of the South Dakota Farmers will arrive in Ak ron on Saturday March at oclock and remain at the sta tion one lectures will be delivered by Holden on Seed by Willis on Small Seed Grain and by Larson on Importance of VThese frea lectures will be given on the train and the importance of the subjects treated should bring out a large representa tion of The damage suit instituted against Akron Milling by farmers up the who contend that the mill dam contributes toward the overflow of their farm was set for hear ing in the district court att LeMars John Hed ges and representing the Milling and Peter Stoutenberg and Water representing the went to the county seat and Grant Barr and others went as The outcome of the suit IB awaited with interest Let Martin Smythe do your paper ing and Henning Shoulberg went to Sioux City on business We sell the Calmar on Hilliker August Henke was in Sioux City consulting a Pay your for Plymouth or Union at Akrpn Savings Fred Waterbury went to last Friday and bought a fine thoroughbred Frank of Ne visited his and family a few days this and John east of went to Alcester last Friday for a few days visit with Frank Edgar went to Monday to visit relatives a few days before going west to seek a new lo FranKCarr and children went to Monday to visit her and Sobleu who formerly lived John Smith and little son came over from last Thursday and visited his and other relatives south of town until Miss Clare Pollock went to Sioux City Friday for a brief visit with Miss Marie who had been spending a week with relatives returned with her John returned Sun day from a few days visit in Sioux On account of the high water in the he was compelled to go to Hawarden and then to Alcester by rail in order to get to his home north west of and Lee Waddington and formerly of Westfleld town who had been visiting his and the family of his Peter left here Monday for their new They stop enroute for a visit at Mon of Mason will deliver an address on Coopera Needs and at the Akron opera houso next Wednesday March at 2 under the auspices of the Farmers Grain The lecture will be free and especially the are cordially Miss Edith Barber arrived here last week from and Monday she began teaching a term in the Husted school east of Miss Barber says her and who went from here last are much pleased with their location that region of fruit and The writer dropped into Waterburys new implement ware south of the Savings to day and was surprised at the large amount of room it affords and the arrangement of The line of buggies and surreys now on his floor makesa very attractive display and has never been equalled here in variety and the prices ranging from It will pay any intending purchaser to inspect his Local theatregoers will be much interested in the coming of The which will be presented by the popular Noble Theatre company Sat urday this This great society which has been creat ing sucha profound sensation in the has a wholesome moral and will be seen here at its best and with com plete The company presents Diamond a lively and interest ing play tomorrow Friday Seats on sale at Make your reservations An erroneous rumor has been afloat the past few days that March and Mohr were in an overturned launch Tuesday and nar rowly escaped drowning in the flooded Big The gentlemen did take a trip Neariug the lower bridge they did not notice soon enough that there was not space for their boat to pass beneath The bow of the launch struck the bridge with con siderable causing the craft to swing suddenly and dip a little but the three men grabbed hold of the bridge and prevented any seri ous They then tried to push the boat under the bridge to the other water was too high and they were compelled to Earl Chandler and Grant in the for mers while making a trip up the river the samedayrau onto a sub merged log and narrowly escaped Waterbury was a vislto Monday in For best results use the Van Brun sold by For a firstclass job of painting ad call on Martin Goodwarm lunch at all or square meal for at Miller Alanson Baker is prepared to d your draying Heavy hau ing a Phone The Akron creamery wants you milk and Highest prices an honest Roberts and baby left yes terday to visit her husbands mothe andother relatives at Ne Miss Lide Lenderink arrrived toda from to visit a the home of her G and Hoffman anc children arrived Saturday from to visit a few days a the home of her Mary Waterbury can save you money on the purchase of anything in th buggy or surrey See the flue large line now on display at his new implement The fluffy snow that fell Sunday all day and to a depth of about six inches has not improved the con dition of roads to any appreciable ex Its a case of worse and more of Watch date of Winter steens big Box sale in next weeks Your for flfty cents of boxes containing values from fifty cents up to gold watches and dia A farewell party for Miss Mabel Raish was given at the Williams home Tuesday evening A number of her young friends were present and an enjoyable time A nice supper was served and all were treated to a sleigh Eugene Martin came down yester day from to visit his father and Edith He was compelled to cross the Missouri river at Chamberlain by the big bridge there having been carried out by high Miss Grace Wade was delightfully assisted in the celebration of her sev enteenth birthday by a party of young friends last Friday at her After a series of games and Wade served an ap petizing twocourse Besides the For Her Brothers this Thursday the Noble Theatre offers two other ex cellent attractions this Dia mond Dick Friday evening and The Devil on Saturday At Akron opera Dont miss Button now has on display at bis music of the new Bald win upon which even the most inexperienced person can produce He invites the public to call and see Read his ad in this and see what he has to Editor of the Elk Point and wife were Sunday visitors at the home of his An toine Ryan is now al most recovered from the effects of an operation to which be submitted sev eral weeks ago and will soon bo doing full duty in the journalistic harness Miss oC Des has taken the position of head trimmer at Miss She comes highly recom mended as an expert at the business and will be assisted by Misses Mollie Agnes and Beatrice Our work is done and our prices are Come in and we will treat you the Leading Milliner of Akrons streets presented a ver lively appearance more peo ple coming from the surrounding country to do their trading than for several despite the terribly muddy Many people from the South Dakota side laid iu supplies in anticipation of the predicted rise in the Big Sioux which came in full force the very next Wiutersteen expects to be able next week to announce the date of the big Box sale he is In order to make a general cleanup of his he will tie up iu boxes a large variety of articles and pur chasers their choice at flfty cents Every box will contain an ar ticle worth at least flfty cents at re while the values in some of the boxes will range up to gold watches and The sale promises to be a decided novelty and is sure to attract muoh Becker was a Sioux City bus ness visitor Patronize Burkes home hotel Sixty feet of show all kind and also counters for fo complete or in by the will give a social at th home of Smith on Friday afternoon of next to which al are assistant at Franks and Henry Callaghan went to Sioux City today to attend a conven vention of LeRoy Anderson left Saturday for a visit at the home of her parents at Anderson accompanied her to Not on Patricks Day in the but in the afternoon at two of Mason will give a free lecture in the Akron opera house on Farm machinery will soon be needed and in this line the best is always the This is what you are guar anteed in the Moline and John Deere goods sold by Water the old reliable Stock shipments from here Satur day to Chicago were Henry five cars of cattle two cars of cattle one car Accompanying the shipment were lenry Cross and Ross Frank Fischer went to Omaha ast Friday to visit Her wo sons left here that day for Rapid where she will join them and make a Fischer will retain his position as blacksmith for Hilliker Son for a The social dance to be given for the benefit of the lodge on the evening of Patricks March n the Akron opera promises to e a very pleasant Everybody s Music will be furnished by he LillydArvilleSmythe charged with theft oftwelve hogs from lenry of Preston was onnd guilty by a jury in the district ourt at LeMars last Sen enoe will be pronounced by Judge 3aynor on Friday of this Gif rows attorney may ask for a new Every farmer should grade his seed and I can sell them the best on tie Expert Seed Corn It will grade perfectly from 20 bushels per aving only a small quantity of hat would not pay them to buy a can bring same to my place of usiness and I will grade it for them ree of Fhe following item of local interest aken from the Chicago Daily News The fiifth annual reception and ball the Chicago Postofflce Clerks ssociation last night was a decided Seven hundred couple par ioipated in the grand Among be reception committee were Misses Jarrie Bezie Alice Frank ouneley and Members of the Commercial club met in the council room Tuesday eve ing and matters concerning the new rganizatiou were informally dis Several new members added heir names to the club A com mittee will make a general canvass ud it is confidently believed the club membership will reach flfty or nother meeting will be held next uesday evening ut 8 oclock in Mod rn Woodman in the First Na onal bank and all interest d in the object of the club are urged o be Now the railroads have things oom ng their way Judge MoPher in United States district court at lanscs has just rendered a de siou that knocks out the Missouri wocent railroad fare ruling the ame to be Judge Car iu United States court at Sioux recently granted the railroads n iu junction iu restraint of the en roetuent of the recently passed two eut fare law iu that It is said le roads are also preparing to test he legality of the Iowa twocantfare The matter will Hud final ttlement only by a decision of the uited States supreme PHONE ii ROHRER IOWA Ladies Spring Suits The New Model Spring Suits are They have all the style and snap that you find in the city our prices are away below big city Call and take a look at these beautiful No charge for Ladies Spring Jackets The new attractive spring styles only are shown have no old stock to Prices are as low as and up to Ladies New Skirts A choice selection of the latest weaves and are made with basted so that lengths can easily be changed to suit the Come in and see Prices start at NEW SILKS AND SATINS are here in great variety a number of these come in lengths containing one Waist and no two are We certainly show the cream of themarket in these NEW RAIN COATS swell styles at small Some as low as We sell the All good dressers are pleased with this popular We are making some interesting prices on Lace Door Curtain Sash Rods Carpet Come and take a look at our New Embroider Belt Combs and Childrens sell all the grades of Mens Douglas Also Buffalo Calf Shoes for the Man who This is the home of White Ribbon Shoes for shoe with a ROYAL OAK RUBBER with duck stands the hard knockswe have all Also have Rubbers to fit the small est child the largest IN THE GROCERY DEPARTMENT New Garden 2 Celluloid lOc package Toasto Oat lOc package Rumford 1 To Survey Big In the big rivers and harbors ap priation made by the late congress provision was made for a survey of the Big Sioux river from ita mouth to Sioux by government to ascertain the cost of straightening the BIG SIOUX ON RAMPAGE Kiver Reaches Highest Stage Since Surrounds Many The warm weather of last week started the spring breakup on the Big Sioux river and the flood stage has exceeeded anything since the memor able spring of nearly reaching the high mark of that Saturday forenoon the ice for a con siderable distance above the milldam and the Milling company was com pelled to dump a large amount of stone at the west end of the dam to prevent its washing At about a gorge broke loose upstream and the river was filled with floating chunks of ice for a The water continued to rise rapidly and reached its highest point flooding the entire surround ing many farm houses and cutting off communication with the Iowa side ex cept by From ten to twelve oclock Sunday the water is said to have risen two The freezing weather that set in Tuesday covered the valley with but effectually checked any further rise of the which threatened to become very seri ous by invading the farm and today the water is more than two feet lower than at its highest It is that another thaw will make matters still as there is yet a great deal of snow to the Carriers on the three rural mail routes leading from Akron into South Dakota have been unable to serve their patrons this week anrl it may be many days before the roads are again Trade iu Akron is also seri ously affected by the flood Water has been rushing over the grade northwest of town several feet deep and it is feared the road will be left in very bad Some of the Akron Telephone rural lines have been put out of com mission by the washing out of poles iu the flooded Notice to All parties knowing themselves in debted to me on barber accounts will please call at Stiles shop and make Payments may al so be made to ROLLAWAY ROLLER is now going every afternoon and evening from until from until Ladies may Skate Free every from until Music Tuesday and Thursday Come out and have a jolly time for 2j4 either afternoons or You are always welcome with Rink located first door west 6f Vargasons on Reed LIONEL EUSTACE WILLIAMS CAIN WINS Secures Verdict Against Editor of for Criminal In district court at LeMars last Fri day the jury iu the libel suit of Qeorge Cain pub lisher of the LeMars re turned a verdict in favor of Cain and awarding her dn The cost of the suit must also be paid by who lived in Akron until removing to near about a mouth sued Editor Cra mer for damages because of the publication of a sensational article iu the LeMars GlobePost of May 1C which reflected upon her At the trial only two witnesses were ex the plaintiff and and practically no defense to the charges was made by the Foley went to Sioux City on a visit No Municipal Probably for the first time since Ak ron was there will be no town election here this Under the amended election officers in towns whose terms would expire this year will bold over until next when a full complement of officers will be The amended law also provides that one less council man shall be so that the council will thereafter consist of a mayor and five All town officers will then be elected every two which will enable the voters to make au entire change in municipal government if 1909 will be decidedly an but there will be no regrets except by those engaged principally that line of Last year was strenuous enough to last for Byron a prominent farmer near died last Sunday of   

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