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   Akron Tribune (Newspaper) - July 7, 1898, Akron, Iowa                                f Si VOLUME 1 JULY NUMBER HOW AKRON CELEBRATED THE DAY WAS IDEAL AND THE CROWD A Brief Resume of theEvents of th Day as They The morning of the Foiirth of July was ii most beautiful am during the whole day not a Singl cloudlet mottled the ozonic A cool breeze prevailed and the dust wa laid low bj Saturdays there fore the weather Was most agreeable The day was ishered In to the ac companiment of cannon and crackers At an oarly liour our merchants began to decorate their places 6f busines with flags and and soon assumed a gala lie freshment cane sprung up like the magic mushrooms Heavilyladen vehicles from the sur rounding country began to roll in a about 8 and came in a con tin nous stream in every direction unti The street parade was somewhat de layed and did not get started unti after 11 In the absence of a Uonneys upon where wire fencing was being manu factured by a Union South rendered sweet strains This was followed by alarge float upon which was seated about fifty of our pretty dressed in each wearing a red sash with the name of a state with Hawaii and the Philippines also Then came the Akron fire fol lowed by very appropriate floats repre sen ting these business houses Simeon meat market Waterbury general merchandise Biy hard wire furniture jeweler Chamber confectionery pho tographer Akron Register general merchandise Mellen druggist Bertrand general merchandise bakery Miss Delia Hilliker blacksmith Akron Milling company Johnson general merchandise harness shop Mc Corkell farm These floats were very creditably up and proved a good advertisement for the wideawake inns they The rear of the parade was brought by floats of the United States and Spanish navies and a number of private carriages The crovyd repaired to the school house yard to hear the The rostrum and some comfortable seats had been constructed under the The were opened with prayer by after which the choir sang few appropriate then Introduced the speaker of the for nearly an held the closest attention of his audience with Ins inspiring Passing from the fcerious to the humor his remarks were frequently inter rupted by vigorous Closing he paid a touching tribute to the boys who are fighting under the stars and stripes In The choir terminated the program by singing TherellBe a Hot Time in By this time it was nearly one oclock and everyone hastened to find something to satisfy the cravings of hunger and rest up a little for the afternoons One of the disappointing features of the day was that it was impossible to obtain a band but several Akron players and a few from surrounding towns got together after dinner and rendered several athletic conteststhen took In the mens 100yard foot race Bert Port won first In the 60pound weight throwing Peters with a record of eighteen The novelty race was the moat excit consisting of running 100 jumping over three boxes and crawling through two and was won by Grant Barr in fifteen The sack race was won by Mel The mile bicycle for apurse of then occurred at the new which was won by Delbert as against Chats After the bicycle race the bull game begun between Akron and players from Richland and Sioux After two longdrawnout hours of listless playing the Akron nine won by u lopsidud of 20 to There Was a purse of for the winnin An immense crowd had on the river bank to witness the battle o but owing to some hitch in ar rangements there was a long delay in getting during which tim many people left in Finally the American fleet appeared arounc the bend and the Spaniards in Morro and Socapa forts opened a furiou fusilade upon The American replied with great and after i half hour of landed anc pulled down th6 red and yellow flags from the amid much cheering Their attention was then turned towan the Spanish which was captured after a sharp In the at nine wha was supposed to be the bombardmen of Santiago occurred It was diflicul to see where the bombardment cam but at any rate the display of fire works was the best ever Seen in Akron the colored reflections onthe water presenting a pleasing NOTES OF THE Akron xwas a pretty dry place on Monday but a few managed to get something During the parade the streets were so packed that it was almost impossi ble for one to go anywhere except with the the colored did a rushng business all day long It was a wise precaution that the bridge was kept clear of people during he operations on the Some Jewish peddlers from Sioux Jity sold two wagon loads of bananas it fifteen cents per Quick Relief for Honey and Tar is Ruarunteed to rive prompt relief in all cases of Do not class this with other medicines that have failed to give Give it a Council The towncouncil met in regular ad ourned session last Mayor Sullivan Burrill Kennedy and The minutes of the previous meet ng were read and approved and the olio wingbills allowed Preight on laitips and Salary for Salary for waterworks Lighting street Settingdamp Supplies for four special July day and S3 Palm petitioned that his vater rent reduced1 aid the matter vitt referred to therwater vith instructions to report at the next There being no further a notion to adjourn Wonderful Marveloirs re expressions frequently heard about Foleys Kidney CureJ Do not fail to try hia great remedy for all kidney The Fourth in The following account of the ceie iration of American independence day n signifies the sincer ty and height of popular Reeling in Jreat Britain toward the United itates at this time flags hung from hepulpit at Stephens Congregational Independence day was elebrated with more than Yankee energy wontyfour hours ahead time in the his oric stronghold of English chairman of the Steph ns Mens Sunday made an efevrling in hearty and generous terms to Justifjing the revolution of nd declaring Englishmen would have done 10 same thing the same circum since it was not 111 English blood to down and be trampled He also ssertod in fighting was ot neglecting public as England and Suiopehad renounced their moral obliga when the Turks were slaughtering Ar After Zipporah Houteith bad sung The Star Spangled Banner from the pul James president of the Vmevloau delivered a short and udlcious address on the relations of Amor ca andEngland at the time of the rovolu and ou the signs of increasing good eelingnow existing between Steph ns has the honor of being the first English ornmunlty to celebrate the birthday of linorican liberty with fratwnal heartiness nd When You Take Your Vacation ie most necessary article to with you after your pocket book is a bottle of 1V oys Colic It is au absolute preveu on or euro of all derangements of the owels caused by a change or You ro likely to nosd Ik TOWN AND TIME THAIMS OO1XO 101 13 TKAISS GOING 03 104 POST OFFICE Office open from 8 till 8 MM1 for the north closes at Mail for the south closes at Garland mail arrives at arid leaves at 8i46 p every Tuesday and M California Plums cheap at Wades by th e Dentist Wooten went to Vermilliiriir last Strtible returned from Kings ley last Professional Croquet Cheaper thari and Hise came over from LeMars last Money to loan on City arid Farm and Alfred Waterbury were pas sengers to Sioux City PLAY Look over our line of supplies Bottom Bert and Wesley Smith drove to Beresford last returning Sun Moses Smith and Walter Scott re turned to on Tues of Sioux is visiting his sonin Frank Water Frank Waterbury went tp Sioux City on Tuesday to visit rela Floyd and Philip Glezen and Raj of celebrated in Miss Bessie of visited Mendsr Jake Bennett returned from Alcester where he played ball on the By trading at Wades you can get a Sioux City DAILY paper Call at store and get Fred Bryant came over from Ver million last Friday to spend the Fourth and visit a few Get THE TRIBUNES prices on patri otic This style of job print ng is right in line A daugther was born to and Hans of Sioux Valley last Mike of Preston townships s looking happy because of the arrival a little girl at his house See sickle and tool sharp ners at McCorkell It requires ten minutes to sharpen a fivefoot and of isited the family of Wise over Dunday and the returning All the young people from this vi inity who attended the teachers nor nal at LeMars returned home last Chamberlin has the finest Ice Cream jarlors in He also furnishes he Best Cream therefore he is sure o get the LewWpresident of tlorningside Sioux will Breach at the Methodist church next iimday morning and our Cedar Rapids Wood nd Iron We can satisfy you s to price and Every pump McCorkell Harry who is conducting barber shop at Vermillion in corn any with Tug arrived in Akron last Saturday for a few days Bertrand and Cloyd Mont gomery went to Hawarden last Sunday nd on their return were accompanied y John of the Hawarden Re If you want all the war take dvantage of the clubbing rates of the E TRIBUNE and the ThriceaWeek w York Both papers one ear for There will be an ice cream social iven at the home of no mile east of the Jones school house ext Friday July ud have a good thaov Karl Edgiiigton went last vyhere lie entered the bicycle He easily won the first with a purse but not allowed to enter the second under any of Moville ac companied by his over last Saturday to visit his He returned Miss Beatrice re maining for a more extended Heresa proposition For the next fen days a combined rate of for a years subscription to the following papers will be made Sioux City Semi Weekly ThriceaWeek New York World and THE Six papers every week for a the Sioux City op makes his next regular visit to Kendall House in Akron next July llth to July If you are having any trouble with your eyesight or glasses you should see him this Carl Kjeimer departed this morning for where he intends to reside Carl is a bright young man and his large number of friends here will be sorry to learn of his but will wish him all kinds of success in his new Representatives of the peoples party for the Fourth judicial district and for the Eleventh congressional of will meet in delegate convention August at 2 Four judicial and one congressional candi dates will be placed in LeMars 2 Hise has become the instructor of the Le Mars andunder his able guid ance the band is bound to gain as he is regarded among the best mu sicians in the The band will meet twice each week for and it will be The Elk Point its last is sue strongly endorses fou republicanguberna torial There is no ques tion as to the mans fitness and and he would be accorded his full party vote and a large following by both the democrats and Burnight shipped three cars of hogs to Chicago last Sunday and Boyson Ross shipped Accom the besides were Waterbury and Scott will continue eastward and at Washington meet his formerly of in company with go to where they will remain several As an example of the large crowd which came to Akron to celebrate the Fourth of who lives on the Taylor on the LeMars sat by his window and counted 177 teams come in between the hours of seven and eleven oclock or at the rate of about three every four Counting three people to each the number com ing to Akron over this one road would amount to 530 Valk dis said a certain dry goods clerk to a woman in the store where he was last who wanted to see some goods in the further end of the started ahead of with head erect and bow legs She and with flashing eye exclaimed You confounded bow legged little if I was a man Id teach you better manners than to ask and especially a to walk as you Last Tuesday morning a team be longing to Shedd indulged in a lively They were standing in front of Waterbury store and started turning the and dashing south at Franks photograph stopping at Henry Farnhams jlace by running aside a tree and also by the aid of Henrys herculean efforts and welldevelopedlung At the start the wagon contained several cans of which were clumped producing a minature milky No one was in the vehicle and nothing was A farewell reception in honor of Miss Belle Simmons was held at the residence of Cilley last Tues day The time passed very pleasantly in social vocal vud instrumental Miss Simmons and her mother depart today for Simmons will visit ho and wHlr her MCCORKELL SUCCESSORS TO TOPPINGS Dealers in Grain and all kinds o Farm Impleitients We Handle Canton Clipper Canton RedBifd Sulky Canton Tricycle Sulky Canton Com Canton Jewel and Keystone Canton Lever Canton Buckeye and Keystone Buckeye Press Keystone Corn KeyStone Fodder Shredders ami Globe Fe6d Bain Olas A full line of Buggies of Best Cedar Rapids iron and AVe also carry a Full i Intending purchasers will do well to giVe us All gtiods guaranteed as McCorkell New A Carload of Fine FOrnitilre Just Our Prices Canhot Duplicated in BLY A Full Line of GENERAL HARDWARE i i Always in Stock Examine our Jewel Gasoline tinsnop in Connections Drp Goods and Groceries Tlie Place Wnere BEST GOODS are Kept art lOWBSf PRICES CLOAKS Twothirds Off to Close Them Fullerton Lumber Sash and Posts and Manager Your Job Printing You it done artistic at the lowest For anything in this line give this office your Our business is to please The Tribune proceed to where she will make her Miss Simmons will remain in Omaha Their many Akron friends will wish them happiness in their new Under the provisions of the new code of all llussian thistles should be bestroyed on or before the first of They may be destroyed at the of the owuer of the land after that Miss Grace who has been visitinguthe family of re turned to her home at Spencer She was accompanied by Cl who was called to by the deatbf of a rela Last Thursday afternoon Frank photographed eight wagon loads of Dtjenng binders and eight loads of local agent for the Deering states that this represents but one fifth of the sales of these binders for this In the game of baseball between Hawarden and Alcester on thfc at the latter Harry Toppings pitched and Jake Bennett played left Held for The Aluester team strongly objected to the Akroa boys but finally Hawarden won the score be ing 15 to The features of game was the kicking and rdnk um i Mrs date Van Houteri arid VV Hannah and their tit arrived last Saturday to visit their and Van Houtens is1 a captain in South Dakota and with his is1 On his way to the Philippine islands She will make an extended visit Notice to Owing to the scarcity increased market price of arid Iri accord ance with the advance in prices made by all meat we are compelled to inake the following rates ori beef beginning Jitne 18SS and porter cents per prundy and over one pbimdV 12J cerits rib1 cerits per pound shoulder cents 7 cents blades and 6 cents r round anff shoulder 10 Yours truly   

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