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Myron Akin, c. 1910
Myron Akin, c. 1910

Harris & Akin

A firm closely identified with growth and development of the city and whose name is well and favorably known in business circles throughout the county, is that of Harris & Akin. The business of this firm was established 25 years ago, and has grown steadily year by year until now it is not only the oldest but the largest and most prominent firm of its kind in the district. The firm buy and sell real estate, do a large loan and investment business, conduct an insurance agency, and deal in livestock - cattle and sheep. They have the principal business in the city, are recognized as business men of honor, fidelity and ability, and have the confidence and esteem of their numerous clients. The partners are Mr. Jesse Harris and Mr. Myron Akin, two of the city's most esteemed and wealthy citizens. Homeseekers, investors and others can rely on any information regarding country, its prospects and opportunities, supplied by the firm. Their office is at No. 132 Laporte avenue.

The Singer Manufacturing Co.

This company has recognized in Fort Collins a suitable location for having a branch establishment and it is a source of gratitude to the citizens. The world-wide known Company needs no description in this publication. It has already secured a large trade and the Company is to be congratulated on having selected for its local representatives such frank, hustling and capable men as their manager, Mrs. J. L. Dietrich and Mr. J. O. Mosman, assistant manager, have demonstrated themselves to be.
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