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Akron Tribune (Newspaper) - July 19, 1900, Akron, Iowa THE AKRON VOLUME JULY NUMBER TOWN flND COUNTRY Trusses iv big line In stock at All kinds of soft drinks on Edgington Norman Williams returned last Fri duy to Get a nice fan with a dish of Ice at the Old papers at the TIUBUNK fifteen cents per Bryant of was in Akron between rains Do you want a Hammock Dont fall tp see that big line at Doc Chapman has been working in the Hammer barber shop this Another shipment of that pure cider vinegar just received at the Racket Clarence a LeMara came over yesterday to visit his Doc s GET RELIABLE HAIL INSURANCE AT FAUMEKS LOAN TRUST COM PANYS Biddlecome and Miss Ethel Peck went to last visiting until Tuesday after Use Iowas Best or xxxx Flour for satisfactory Leave your feed orders with We deliver AKKON MILLING Money to loan on Union and Plymouth real For terms and rates apply to HAMPTON J of Sioux was a guest of the family of Ken dall on coming here with her salesman for a Paul dry goods Antrim of was a guest today of the family of Miss Oda ac companied her upon her return home this of ar here this afternoon to assume the position as helper in the He has been employed in the same capacity at the above On account of the picnic at Sioux the rail road will sell tickets July and good returning the at one and onethird fare for the round Chandler returned yesterday from attendance at the Union teachers institute at Elk He reports a light attendance on account of the heavy rainfarfand muddy The Misses Aggie and Agatha Me of were pas sengers from Akron to Elk Point yes terday where they will at tend the Union county teachers in Invitations have been numerously issuedHo a reception to lie given and Fields tomorrow Fri day evening at the home of and An interesting musical and literary program has been arranged and it will undoubtedly be a most enjoyable social Struble here from Wessington last Friday where the drug store es tablished for a gentleman was de stroyed by a short time ago After a weeks visit with Akron relatives and Struble will return to and his Last Tuesday a license to marry was issued to McGinnis and Anna both of Sioux McGinnis is well known in having formerly been engaged in busi ness His many friends will unite in wishing him happiness in bis matrimonial At the present time McGinnis conducts a cigar factory in Sioux There was held this Thursday eve ning a reception and house warming at the new residence of Father A number of invited guests were and it was with pleasure that they inspected the well appointed its comfortable furnishings and many Refreshments in the shape of ice cake and wine were and tho gentlemen were provided with The occasion proved a most felicitous one and Father Sullivan was warmly congratulated in his posses sion of such pleasant SMITH Mens Shoes Ladies Shoes i i The Best The Best The Finest Shoe Try a Pair and Youll Have No THE PERFECT Ice Cream is all right at the Wall Paper as cheap as the cheapest Our 6cent Calicos are now going at 5 Freeman was over from the county seat on business Houses for sale at all kinds of prices and See Homegrown Harvest for cooking City Reduced prices on all kinds of to make room for new at the City County Audttor of Elk was a business visitor in this locality Miss Malissa who has been attending school at stopped off here yesterday to visit her David Crockett went to Sioux City this afternoon and goes to the eastern part of the state on business for Smith 6 the firm Jby whom he is Baxter of Castle who is visiting his and John fell in such a manner as to break his left collar bone last Sunday Miss Orpha Pollock was pleasantly surprised Tuesday at her home northeast of by a number of her young friends from It proved a pleasant of arrived here today for the purpose of looking over the Ruble He and Ruble are neighbors and they may effect a Eric Youngstrom came down from Chatsworth yesterday re turning this He will re main there during this week to assist the new cashier of the Bank of Chats of Ha chairman of the demo cratic central has called the county convention to select delegates to the convention at Cedar to meet at the court house in on August secretary of the democratic congres sional has called a conven tion for the same date to select dele gates to the congressional which meets at on August Yesterday was Miss MoUie Agnes birthday and in the afternoon twentyfive of her girl friends pleasantly surprised the young at her Numerous games and amusements were indulged and nice refreshments were served the young people before the conclusion of the happy occasion at 7 Mias Mollie was the recipient of a number of pretty souvenirs of the event from her Martin of arrived Tuesday and will have charge of Franks photograph gallery during the proprietors absence of two On Saturday Frank goes to Sioux where his wife is and they will go to Chicago for a visit with Frank will also attend the National Photographers to be held in The TRIBUNE hopes their trip will be filled with Parasols at a great reduction at the Racket for general Apply at Kendall John Walin went to Elk Point yes terday for a few days Crushed with ice cream and soda Frank of is transacting business in town Oils and Varnishes of every right Cobbs Public Sentiment When Gobu fills your Prescriptions they arefilled Douglass Rhodes have improved the appearance of the Racket store with a new Misses Maud and Amelia Michael who were guests of their Aaron returned yester day to their home at Klauer is enjoying a visit from bis Jacob his sis and his little who arrived yesterday from The railroad company has put in a substantial sixinch plank crossing at the City Hotel replacing the old which had become badly rot ted Delbert Waterbury arrived here this afternoon from the wild and woolly for a few days visit with rela tives and He conducts a cat tle ranch near and is doing and of were in Akron on guests of their He accompanied them his wife having been visiting there during the past Cobb has about completed the work of moving bis drug stock into the room formerly occupied by S It gives him much additional room and is a splendid Landmesaer still retains quarters in the Parsons building with his line of jewelry and optical Barr sustained a painful in jury Monday while trying to carry a too heavy load of Unlike some he did not put a large quan tity on the inside and try to walk off with but had gone to the ice house to bring barrel into the His foot slipped and he lost his hold the heavy one of the chimes striking on his left The limb swelled badly and he has since been compelled to perambulate with the as sistance of a Grace and and Harry and of arrived Friday for a few days visit at the of her They had been visiting their son and editor of the at McCaffree ar rived Tuesday from the con dition of the roads after the dering him desirous of accompanying his family they having come by They departed yesterday morn The TKIBUNE proprietors enjoyed a brief visit with of whom they hold very kindly remem he haying preached theii mothers funeral sermon sixteen years while pastor of the church at Spirit Harvest Is Here and the Old Reliable Implement McCORKELL is better equipped than ever to sup ply the best of everything the farm er needs for the BUCKEYE BINDERS AND JONES LEVER MOWERS AND CASE THRESHERS Buckeye Corn Carload Ludlbw Twine just Best ever put into a Stover and Dempster Cedar Rapids Engine Fine Line of Buggies and Keystone Hay Pella Automatic will fit any make of thresh ing Machine and Lubricating I5c Hard and Axle Belting of All Cyclone Washing Bain and Canton Superior Low Prices and Liberal Terms Have Built Our Big Sc WAS A SECOND Rain and Electrical Storm Sat urday Cellars Flooded River Rises Ten on Railroad Crop Beginning last Saturday evening at about nine oclock and without intermission for ten hours oc urred the heaviest downpour of rain that the oldest resident remembers of ever having fell in this section during corresponding There were showers Saturday also at intervals Sunday during Monday The most conservative esti mate that during the period a foot of water fell on the and many con tend the precipitation was not less than fifteen to eighteen At seven oclock Sunday morning the town ditch was overflowing and the south part of town was under a foot and a half of Under ordi nary conditions of rainfall the present drainage facilities of the streets would have carried the water off in good but the torrents that rushed from the hillsides east of town trans formed the business streets into The water rose higher than the side walks and but few basements escaped Johnson the heaviest sufferers from this their basement being nearly filled with and the amount of damage sus tained to goods therein will aggregate several hundred Ken nedys cellar contained several feet of but the damage to goods was not so A cavein collapsed the large kerosene tank in the rear of Waterburys store and about one hundred gallons of oil Numerous other cellars of stores and residences contained a foot and up wards of but only minor dam age In the bridges were carried fences washed and the loss of some stock is The dam age to crops was very except in the lowest and the harvest of small grain is now on in real with the outlook most bright and sat The big bluff north of town became softened and a cov ering the Milwaukee track two feet deep in at the A con struction train bearing a force of men came up from Sioux City on Sunday afternoon and soon bad therails The rain cohered a large scope of extending from below Sioux to as far north us The Big Sioux river was naturally swelled by the immense fall of water along its and a rise of nearly ten feet was noted but it did not get out of its thus preventing great damage to crops in the DeWitts Little Early Risers are fa mous pills for liver and bowel Never Special Council The town council me in special ses sion this Thursday with Mayor Slaughter Council men Mc Ross and Absent A petition from Johnson re quested the town to place a curbstone in front of their business After thorough discussion of the matter council decided that the town was not vested with legal authority to put in street The matter of repairing the washout at the west end of Reed street was then taken Mayor Slaughter made the proposition to council that if the town would furnish the lumber for fencing and construct the he would make the necessary A motion then prevailed that the filling up of the bole at the foot of Reed street be referred to the committee on with power to Motion to adjourn pro Use Wheatine Breakfast food cheapest on sale by your We deliver feed AKUON MILLING At the republican caucus held in Remsen yesterday to select delegates to the county convention a proposition to favor allowing of Le to choose the delegation to the congressional convention was defeated Republicans Select Last evening the Portland township1 republican caucus was held at the office of Kennedy was chosen chairman of the meeting ind Cbamberliu Chairman Kennedy read the oUicial call and stated that the object of the uucus was to select nine delegates from Portland township to attend the county convention at July where delegates would be chosen from Plymouth county to the state anil con gressional Upon motion the chairman appointed a committee of three to choose The following delegation was selected and approved by the cau cus Neil The delegates present were instructed to cast the entire vote to the township is A motion carried to More Cement r New cement sidewalks are being laid in front of Anderson Barr3 saloon and Noble Sons general merchandise It will be only a short while until all sidewalks in front of business houses on Reed street are The removal of a number of unsightly buildings and tho erection of substantial business blocks in their places is in line with the im provements that are certain to occur in Akron during the next half The improvements which will have been completed in town at the end of the present year will surprise those who have not closely noted the dif ferent A gentleman recently cured of dys pepsia gave following appropriate rendering of Burns famous blessing Some have meat and cannot and some have none that want it but we have meat and we Dyspepsia Cure be This preparation will digest what It instantly relieves and radically cures indigestion and all stomach ;