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   Akron Register Tribune (Newspaper) - July 8, 1909, Akron, Iowa                                VOLUME JULY NUMBER 47 Local News Coming Dolngi Keep your eye on the New Meat Jewel Gasoline at Klauer Swansou Dunn left last Friday on a trip to John Martin will call for or de your Phone Smith went to Sioux City yesterday for a few days Were equipped to do all kinds of Plumbing KlauerSwanson Foley and her Hig from were callers in Sioux City south of re turned Tuesday from a visit with rel atives in Sioux Seamahds left vtpday for avisit with relatives and friends near Green Egg and lrop Plums in heavy syrup also The Racket Lace full three yards in Cac per pair and as Miller and son departed Monday for their fu ture home near The Akron Creamery wants you milk and Highest prices am honest Martin Rust came from Elk Point Tuesday to visit at the honv of her Franklin Rust and Elmer Seward cam home after a few weeks en joyable visit with friends in Colo Netz and of Elk visited the first of the week ai the home of her Clint Chamberlain left Satur day a visit with the of her Del near Chandler departed today for a visit with the family of her George at Muhs went to Harris Tuesday for a few days visit at the home of her George who has been visiting her and left yesterday to join her husband in Ho viand came down yester day front Hawarderir to visit at the home of her and southeast of Misses Edith and Anna Root left today for a weeks visit with the family of their Arm at Lake Shedd moved into hernew residence on east Reed street last arid Beauchamp now occupy the portion of Bid dlocomes house which she County Superintendent Countryman reports a very successful session of summer school at col Keep your eye on the New Meat James Ross went to LeMars on business Perfection Kerosene at iKUt with an attendance of About a dozen are at tending from Akron and immediate vi 9 who had been visiting relatives and friends here a few returned yesterday to where he and of this recently bought an imple ment business and will soon take and Oswell Squires came Tuesday from LoMars for a brief visit with the family her and He will return to their home near Wesslng ton will go back to LoMars where she was re cently operated further She Is much Improved in and who have boon visiting his mother and other rolatlvos and friends here the past loft today for tho After a visit In Chicago and New York they go to nor former homo In Her fa ther and other relatives nro extens ively engaged in the drug business In Washington and it is Chandlers intention to associate himself with For a number of years ho has boon successfully engaged as an lately in the high school at It la the earnest wish of many frlonds here ho will findthe change of vo cation not only but also very i Klauer Swanson Elegant line of from to Bert Smith visited over the Fourth with friends at Miss Mae Montagne went Emer today to visit The Ladies Aid will meet with Miss Ella Farnham next Wed nesday Wall Paints and Painters the right kind at the right Robert Rasmussen left yesterday to His quite ill Leonard Smith went to yesterday to conduct a piano sale for a music Have Martin Smythe do your alnting and and get firstclass Phone Henry Raish and little son re turned Tuesday from a visit with rel atives and friends in Elk Henry Tripp returned Monday to after a few days visit with relatives and friends Miss Agatha of was an overSunday visitor at thp home of and Regular 15c and 20c Wall Pa per values reduced to Gc and at The bargains are yours for the Victor who has a position with the Sioux City came the first of the week for a brief visit at Joe Roberts was up from Sioux City the first of the visiting his wife and the family of her Miss Theckla clerk in the went to Elk Point Mon day to assist in the main store for a couple of Von Hagei has the local agency for repairs for Champion farm ma also repairs for most other Give him your and Clifton Ogden had the pleasure of a visit from their and of this The boys who killed the pretty tim ber squirrel that has been making its home in the trees at the school deserve a severe It should be remembered that the law providesa penalty for killing these harmless little Rasmussen stock of gen eral recently secured by Ben of Sioux in a land bought this week by of this who has been on the road for several years for the International Harvester arrived home yesterday to take active charge of his newlyacquired Starting with a good fund of experience in this line and a wide acquaintance in this he should be very successful in this and his return to Akrons business circle is is cordially wel GRADE BADLY WASHED OUT THE OLD TROUBLE WITH ONCE AGAIN US Only Hope Por Securing Permanent Relief Seems to Rest In Rais ing Personal WHERE THEY Weather conditions for the Satur day celebrations were very comfort the cooling breezes being a big the terrible heat of the Only a little shower in the afternoon interfered with the days Quite a number in this vicinity were prevented from at tending the celebration Monday in Le Mars on account of the The bad weather seriously interfered with the fine program arranged Ha warden drew the largest part of Akrons celebration crowd It is reported that the people there provided a fair grade of entertain as celebrations of that nature generally though there is criti cism of the large amount of drunks permitted on Hawardens It was a great day for the thirst par lors Akrons ball team was un mercifully pummelled by an aggrega tion of Elk Point and Can ton by a score of 11 to Clarence Barr pitched a few innings for Akron and was relieved by Mey ofIndian the details of the game are too terrible for men A big crowd attended the celebra tion in Larsons fine grovi east of Martin and of arrived Tuesday to visit the family of her husbands pa and Ben Gullick and of Sioux came last Friday for a BWef visit with her who traded or the Rasmussen stock of who had been visit ng her and other relatives of re turned Tuesday to her home in Des James who has been solicit ng insurance hero for the was compelled to go to his home in Sioux City today on account of a se ere attack of tJHenry Oetken has bought the Smith residence now occu pied by and gets possession August 1 and will move therein with his family John northwest of eft yesterday for Franklin where his Their who has been isiting there a few will ac company him and Duncan and their lit le Miss Gulnnevere of were visitors a few lays this week at the home of the atters and George of Sioux and Miss of that and and of were visitors several days the past week vt the homes of his Douglass and and his south f Tills paper overlooked mention last veek of the recital given on Wednes ay evening by the piano and vo al pupils of Williams In he Baptist was a very nterestlng program and those par Iclpatlng acquitted themselves In a nost creditable new refrigerators arc being in the Kuboru and Guilt ume so that their stock of iquors can bo kept in the same oom where sales aro This re ulrement of the new Iowa liquor law OBH away with cold storage cellars nd back room All business i the saloon must be transacted in lain i and everyBody seemed to enjoy the In the after noon a ball game was started be tween a pickedup Akron nine and the husky Spink but rain put an end to the contest after a with Spink in the Go ing by boat and the Akron band reached the grounds at noon and supplied music during the after noon and for the big bowery dance under the trees at Attorney of Elk was or ator of the day and gave a fine pa triotic Westfield is to be congratulated for the fine celebration A large crowd attended and the best of order was There was a street parade in the forenoon and races and sports in the Westfield won both ball games from Adaville and Belle which were well played and interesting The two dances were well An interesting feature was a blue rock in which Akrons gun ners carried off highest In the 25target contest the following scores were made 22 IS 17 Jacob 17 1ft In a 10target a score of nine was made by each of the following Mohr and In the miss and the re sult was 14 13 Far 4 An enjoyable neighborhood picnic was held at the Stoutenburg northwest of local the postoffice and rural mail carriers observed Monday as a Considerable 01 a cel ebration was pulled off on the streets here Monday when the boys and young men bought up all remaining fireworks and engaged in a spectacular which result ed in nothing more serious than the loss of a patches of skin and a general burning of holes In With the passing of the annual rise of the Big Sioux river in Juno and the flooding of adjacent farm lands to the extent of thousands of dollars in crop there again bobs up the old bugaboo of a badly washed out grade on the Dakota north west of shutting off valuable trade from town In that direction and causing much inconvenience to farm This has happened so often and so much money has been uselessly expended there that everybody Is thoroughly tired of it and desirous that sonic remedy of a permanent nature be Some even go to the ludicrous extent of suggesting that the steel bridge at this point be moved lo a new posi tion near the big hill north of regardless of the enormous expense that would At a meeting of Akron business men Tuesday the situation was carefully and thoroughly gone over and the conclusion reached that about the only method for permanent and immediate solution of the vexing problem would be to raise a large fund by individual It is true that this same thing has been done but on such small scale that results have not boen The plan is to ask every farmer beliefitted the other side of the river to donate lib erally toward substantial improve ment of the means of con rock and a longer wooden bridge if deemed the business men of Akron contributing to the largest extent No good reason can be advanced not maintaining the present and it is for those mutually interested to push the matter to the proper con There is also no reason why the Union county officials should not cooperate in a fair casting aside toward This time a bad hole has been cut in the grade some distance south of the small which will require a large amount of filling to make it even Repairs on the Iowa approach to the lower south west of were completed Tues day thatj enabled iciims to but considerable more repairing will be required JULY CLEARING SALE OUR JULY CLEARING SALE BEGINS FRIDAY JULY All Summer Goods must go out with a rush during While it is the hottest month of the wo will give you the hottest simply cant afford to pass them up at the prices the tags will call All goods are up to the high standard of quality this store has always Our guarantee goes with every No sale complete without perfect satisfaction in every Money cheerfully refunded upon You take no chances in trading at this W list a few items from the Wonderful Bargains that obtain at this store during FOR STRAIGHTENING THE SIOUX SPECIAL NOTICE Our fourth and last quarterly con ference for this conference your will bo held Saturday July at 3 I earnestly dosiro every official member to be present ready to give their report for the past quar On Sabbath morning our Dis trict Superintendent Carr will preach and administer the Ser vice will begin at Instead of Let everybody Akron Conference Held in Sioux City Tues Attorneys Dis cuss Akron was represented by Kuud son in a conference held Tuesday in Sioux City for the consideration of preliminaries In the proposed move ment to straighten a portion of the course of the tortuous Big Sioux river for the prevention 01 flooding of farm lands adjacent A movement in that direction was be gan last to which added impe tus is given by the recent serious Attorneys of Elk of Le and of Sioux present and it was their idea to call a meeting of the valley property owners in it being centrally to more fully con sider the The attorneys will make an estimate of the legal cost of the project if the land own ers are will endeavor to have the national congress author ize the South Dakota and Iowa leg islatures to enact special and uni form measures to proceed with the important A large scope of country north of here is now drained Into the Big Sioux and its tributaries from ditch so that heavy rains in that sec tion means a sudden flood toward the mouth of the It is now much worse than a few years ago and the situation is becoming worse right It is especially bad from Ha warden to a point below on account of so many sharp bends in the which tond to hold the water back anil flood adjoining farm Tho June floods destroy thousands of dollars worth of this years loss being especially so Thuse continued losses are also causing a deterioration In tho market value of farm laiul along the river and the owners are becoming thoroughly aroused over the existing WasK Dress Goods Now is tho time to buy these choice Dress The colorings and weaves are the latest 50c July sale 35c July sale price 25c July sale price 18c July sale price 15c July sale price 9c July sale price 5c July sale price EXTRA SPECIAL for One WeeK All 7c yards limit to a customer each day during this week July sale per 43 4C SKirt Waists These are the new car riedover sale price sale price sale price sale price sale price sale sale sale price Footwear Specials lot of Mens Canvas und SoftSoled Shoes values sale Mens Tennis S5c sale Hoys Tennis 75c sulo 1 lot Ladies Oxfords up to S f0 values lot Ladies up to values i Groceries i ramsStandard Corn Canned Plums in per Tomatoes per Drd ring llb Fruit Jar Caps for Mu sou per dozcu 9c 20c SPECIAL for FRIDAY From b to S July any artiue on a Kaigain Table lilted with goods valued from 10o 10 J5u to a 2 cents ReadyMade Dresses Childrens and Ladies Heady Made Dresses at loss than price of the ma terials CHILDS DRESSES price sale price sale price sale price sale price 85c sale price 50c sale 40c sade price 35c sale price 25c sale price CHILDS ROMPERS 50c sale price 39c 40c sale LADIES DRESSES sale price sale price DRESS SKIRTS AUTO COATS at less than manufac turers lines of Colored anc Lace Hose be sold regardless of Some as low CHILDRENS HEADWEAR goes at about SUNBONNTS go In two 10c and MARRIED The home of and Waterbury was the scene of a but very wedding on Wednes June when their daugh Miss and Elmer Green leaf were united in the holy bonds of The nuptials were conducted at noon by Ay of the Baptist the ring service befng in the pres ence of only the near relatives of the contracting The house was very prettily decorated for the occasion and a fine wedding dinner followed the The bride is the youngest daugh ter of and und here she has grown from infancy to gracious young The groom has also resided here from boyhood and for the past eight years has been employed in Cobbs drug during which time he has ad vanced to the position oil a regis tered and at the same time firmly entrenched himself in the confidence of his employer and the Both young by uprightness of character and genial ity of hold a place high in the estimation and respect of this and there are a host 01 friends who join in congratulations and cordial wishes for their unend ing and left yester day afternoon for about a two weeks honeymoon going from here to They will reside in the cosy cottage just vacated by and which is now ready for their where they will be at home after August POSTPONED On account of inclonuiit tho Trip Hound the World wiis postponed from Wednesday o this to next Tuesday July Remember that tho Over hind Limited leaves Marchs drug store every fifteen minutes between and Ton beautiful cities will bo Dont miss this interesting rwi i i i To the Public OWING to recent illness in my I have thought to resign my position on the road with the International Harvester and engage in business There I have just purchased the Ras mussen general stock of and now have where I shall be pleased to meet all who wish to favor roe with My desire isto so conduct business as not to interfere with the others but to be a business man among business men and a citizen among Opening Specials m Ladies Slippers Lot regular price reduced to Lot regular price reduced to Lot regular price reduced to Lot ivgular price reduced to SPECIAL BARGAIN Announcement NEXT WEEK HAUCK   

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