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Akron Register Tribune (Newspaper) - January 6, 1944, Akron, Iowa VOLUME 57 JANUARY 1944 NUMBER 22 HENRY BOETGER SUDDENLY CALLED CHRISTMAS NIGHT Had Been Resident Of Akron And Vicinity Since Young Manhood Ia the columns of this paper last week brief mention of the death of Henry a wellknown at his home in Akron on the evening of Christmas December from a sudden heart at the age of 75 2 months and 14 Henry Fredrick Boetger was born October in and came to the United States at the age of fourteen located in He farmed in Union fora number of On April he was united in marriage with Emma and to them were born five sons and four and Boetger retired from farming twelve years ago and moved to which has since remained the family Left to mourn his departure are his Emma four sons and three at home of Sioux City Ernest 4and of Akron Freda Sorensen and Alvina of Elk and Mary of Iowa by23 grandchildren and four Boet ger was preceded in death by a son in infancy and a Emma at the age of six A man of genial and sociable na Boetger was a familiar fig ure here for many and he will be greatly missed by his family and many Funeral services were held on Tues day afternoon of last week in the Im manuel Lutheran conducted by the was in Riverside TRINITY LUTHERAN CHURCH Pastor Sunday school and Bible classf at 10 Divine worship 11 m Installation of new church council Witt and Herman connection with the morn ing The Mission Circle will meet in the parish hallat Chatsworth on Tuesday with Albert Huebner as The Ladies Aid will meet in the church parlors with Ben Andresen as Confirmation instructions for the children will be resumed on Saturday from to An announcement concerning the Luther League will be given Your church offering envelopes are on hand and kindly ask for your set We welcome you to worship with I was glad when they said unto me Let us go into the House of the OHATSWORTH Pastor Sunday school at Divine worship p Installation of new church officers Huebner and George Bult connection with the evening The Mission Circle will meet in the parish hall on Tuesday with Albert Huebner as Wewelcome you to worship with I was glad when they said unto me Let us go into the House of the PIONEER WOMAN OF I PLYMOUTH COUNTY GOES TO REWARD REQUEST NAMES OF THOSE TO BE PLACED ON HONOR ROLL Contributions for the Honor Roll continue to come in steadily to the RegisterTribune Request is made that more aames of those ia ser vice turned in as rapidly as possible to Burrill or as arrangements are being made to place them on the Honor Roll along with the which are now here and in Buy Victory StampsBonds FOURTH WAR LOAN DRIVE SOON OPENS Minute Men And Women Of County To J Take Field January 18 The Fourth War Loan Campaign will be launched throughout Iowa on January and in Plym outh county all minute men and wo men will take the field on that day to sell worth of bonds the county quota before February Chairman Toral Duckett said this In Plymouth county more than 500 workers will give their time to the Fourth War Loan These workers will not receive one cent of pay from the Government in connec tion with the They are volun teers on the home front and supply their own cars and The county organization is quickly taking and by the end of this week all minute men will have been assigned to their respective territor ies and the completion of plans for the drive will take place during the early part of next The county chairman calls on all people of the county to start thinking the Fourth War Loan Campaign Immediately and to be ready to buy their full individual quotas when the volunteer workers make it necessary for these Volunteers to make more than one call on Duckett Bo ready to sign up when you are pre sented with your individual the solicitors are working without pay and they are a home front army is keeping the cost of the War Bond effort to an absolute Credit is due them for the excellent jobs done in the Second and Third War Loan which put pur county and our state near tlia UNION CREEK CHURCH Divine services at Sunday school at 10 Mystery Sister party Thursday at Luther and Albert and Lee LESLIE top the list in the Give them your full They will ask you to sign a bond order for the full amount of your Sign it arid then buy your bonds as early as niiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiniiiniiiiiiiiKiiuoiiiiiiiiiiiiniiiiiifliiiiiiiiiiiiiiii LOCAL nuiiiiiiiiiijiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiinniiiiiiiiiiiiiiraiiiiiiiiiiuiiiiiiiiiiiiiimiiiiiiii August Anderson was a business visitor to Sioux Miss Josephine Weidenfeller was a visitor in Sioux City Regular meeting of Vesper Friday Jan uary Arthur Huebner and daugh were visitors in Sioux City the first of the Miss Lena Bengston returned yes terday from a visit with her in Sioux Shirley west of visited her Miss Rhoda in Sioux City last and Mario of Chi visiting this week in the home of her parents and Ray in training at the Great Lakes Naval near Chi came to spend a furlough this week in the home of his and Jack who is taking the ASTP course at the University of is spending a fur lough here with his and and friends and for mer schoolmates this and Joe McMurray and and wife were over from near McMui ray will hold an auction sale January 12 and has an ad in this He has bought an acreage adjacent to Ha where he and his family will James Cluett Chamberlain and Sperling of this and Lauren of for merly a resident joined the con tingent of Plymouth county men that left for Fort Leav for induction into military All of them are mar lied with Two or three other went from here to the county seat Monday and took the preliminary physical Major and of spent a few days here New Years week with friends and former by several of whom they were pleasantly Major formerly superintendent of Akron was called into spec ial army instruction service about three years He was first sta tioned at Cedar later at the State University of and at present is in charge of the training in several of the high schools Charles Hilliker Came From Settling Near Adaville One of the highly esteemed and early pioneer women of western Plym outh Charles passed away at her home in Akron on January at 3 after a brief at the advanced age of 88 She had been ten derly cared for by her John during her declining years and final Mary Elizabeth Houghton was born in Febru ary She came to America with her parents when she was nine years of age and they settled at Lyons in Clinton In 1871 thij family moved to Plymouth and located in the Adaville neighborhood in Johnson where she grew to young On November she was unit ed in marriage with Charles Hilli ker ia They lived on a farm near Adaville for two Af ter meeting the pioneer experiences of those and Hilliker moved into JLeMars in where he engaged in the contracting and build ing In 1881 the family moved to and he continued in the same line of later adding black smithing and wagon Seven children came to bless the home of and daughters and three and Hilliker were always active in the business and social life of the While living at Adaville they united with the Adaville United Brethren but when they moved to Akron they transferred their membership to the Akron Meth odist She was still a ber at the time of her Hilliker nvasthe duly survivingchar ter member of Vesper Order of the Eastern of She was an active member of Vesper chapter for many Hilliker was preceded in death ay her Charles on August and two daugh ers and two Arvilla George Alice May and Wilbert TALKIE CHATTER Norka Theatre Features For The Coming Week There will be offered the Norka Theatre during the coming week a program consisting of a a musical comedy and a For the entertainment of patrons on Friday and Saturday January 7 and thero will be pre sented a double Feature 1 is a West Side which concerns a wealthy and hypo chondriac of a wife who neglects him and a daugh She is survived by two sons and one Edward of Sioux City Adeline Hansen and Waldo of Akron by five grandchildren and four greatgrandchildren two brothers and one John Hough of of and Teletha of Grandma as she was gen erally and affectionately was a kind and gentle She had re tained all her faculties right up to the last and it was a real pleasure to visit with The world has been en riched by her and now that has gone she will be greatly missed by all her loved ones and by all of her neighbors and Funeral services were held Tuesday afternoon at o clock in the Ak ron Methodist conducted by the Hymns were sung by Hugh Chamber with Brunner as pi ano The beautiful and impressive ritualistic work of the Or der of the Eastern Star was exempli fied at the Interment was in Riverside ter addicted to hires a gangster to murder The gang ster takes a liking to and kidnaps him by of pro tecting him from and then pays court to the This set up generates which ends with the gangster losing the and the publisher regaining health and Feature 2 will Seven Miles with James Craig in the leading Something of a diversion on the program for Sunday and Monday eve January with John Carradine 20th CenturyFox musical featuring the sensa tional ice Sonja who is ably supported by Jack Cesar Carole S Cornell Wilde and Woody Herman and His A rundown win ter resort in Canada is put on its feet when a rich Norwegian and his daugh ter are deliberately detbured to its Joor by its An ice show star ring the rich girl puts the place on the map and her father buys the place as a result of an trumped up by the Romance flourishes with the usual complications and girl gets with the girl going on to a broadway career on ice for the fade The story is spiced with some rather hilarious hokum in cluding the sequence of Cesar Romero running through scads ladies ia his long but its just like Jack Oakie to steal a fellows1 clothes on his wedding The skating scenes are set against picturesque back grounds and the interior ice routines are enhanced by lighting ef Or chestra set the musical tempo largely to and the comedy work of Si Sakall is extremely well An RKO Radio Gangway for offers thrillpacked entertainment for Wednesday eve January 9 and will be the and Margo in the leading The owner of a sharetheride ear defense workers group decides to invite his in Omaha and Council Major and Obyes two sons are in army in training in the Army Air Corps at Tex and Kenneth is attending Officer Training School in the Field Artillery at Fort WOUNDED SOLDIER WRITES PARENTS FROM HOSPITAL and who were recently advised by the War De partment that their Kenneth had been severely wounded in action December probably on the Italian were greatly pleased and relieved to receive a Vmail letter from Kenneth a few days which reads as follows Dear Mom and All Here is a few hoping to find you all I am in the as you probably know by I am feeling pretty Doctor said my wounds wouldnt leave any but it takes a while to get Maybe in three months time Ill be back in the or I dont get my mail very so if I dont answer your dont I also get a Purple Heart and I do I will send it Please write Dont worry Your KENNETH five passengers to his home for dinner so that they may become better ac He learns that one was a cafe singer active in French under ground work the other a hobo of the road who claims he was a banker the third a warden at a state penitenti ary the fourth a beauty contest win and the fifth a husky young man who resented his 2B classification as a skilled mechanic because he wanted to be in the Of the Grand Ho tel retrospect this telling of the tales of five ridesharers is a dramatic and fascinating Each story within the outer story framework is built up with rapid but smooth continuity to a moving The lives of any group of people among us could be just like The cast shows careful selection and act ing ability is a prominent feature of the Illllllllllllllll LOCAL NEWS NOTES iiiiiiiiiiiiiHiiiiniiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiniiiiiiiiiiiiiii AKRON SAILOR WEDS TEACHER OF IOWA Nuptials Take Place In Marys Church There December 27 Danbury Iowa Review At a jrctty wedding in Marys church on Monday morning December 27 at 9 Miss Magdaline Molu daughter of George was united in marriage vith Alden Ships Cook Coast son of Johnson of Sioux Hie Jb offici ated at the nuptial mass in the pres ence of a large number of relatives and Miss Bernadine sister jf the was maid of and Miss Jennie Mohrhauser and Miss Denice sister and friend of the were and Charles brother of the served as best John Ober reuter and Wayne Ortner were The bride was charming in a floor length gown of white brocaded fashioned with full fitted bod lace yoke and threequarter length Her illusion trimmed with fell from a tiara of seed Her only ornament was a threestrand pearl a gift of the She wore white satin sandals and carried a nosegay of white mums and sweet The maid of honor was dressed in pink brocaded Her pink veil fell from a halo of White sandals were worn and her nosegay was of blue mums and laven der The bridesmaids were with Miss Mohrhauser wearing a blue taffeta with gold and Miss Fitzpatrick a blue satin with white Their blue veils were held in place by a headdress of They earned sweet peas and white All three attendants wore threestrand pearl METHODIST CHURCH NOTES Utile Dulce meets next Tuesday eve ning with Otto THE COST OF LIVING A GREAT LIFE will be the theme for next Sunday mornings worship Frank Bean will be with us next Sunday evening for our first Quarterly Conference under his lead The meeting is called for 8 o Last Sunday we started a new dffi iency contest within our Church It is an individual n which there will be a first prize for a young lady and a first prize for a young and a second and third prize for both young men and young Come next Sunday and hear all about Did you know we have a Methodist church functioning in Japan right now The work of the Christian churches goes on much as it did be The preaching is as free ns can be expected under any war There is community work being War bereft families and needy neighbors constantly challenge Christian Of our work is a part of the new United Church of When the war is over they will still be and work ers who know the field think they will be ready to work with others in re building for Christs The Womens Society will meet with Otto Larsen on Wednesday January Dick Bolilkcn will bo assisting Our church is observing this week UNION COUNTY RESIDENT PASSES AWAY IN HOSPITAL Prank Stinehart Had Made Home With Son Burial At Iowa Frank who has made a with his Harold BORN A to and Ed mund south of at Akron December A to and Law rence southeast of at Akron January Miss Lorraine Johnson visited rela tives in Sioux City a few days last Leonard of Sioux came Sunday to visit in the home of her and Harold of visited here over Sunday with her husband and the family of her pa and and Loyal Tucker and ofSioux vipited over the week end with their and her and Everett Stoner and Rex and east of went to last Thursday to attend the funeral of Stonera who died very suddenly of a heart The Union Creek Extension club will meet Monday January in the home of Ernest with Harold Stinehart assistant Demonstrations will be given by the Nutrition and Child Care lead and Vera and Zierath and Vivian and Leonard Klernme motored to for a visit over he week end with Swift and Klemrae extended hoir visit tuero a few The bridegroom wore the official Navy blue dress uniform of the Coast Guard and the best man wore1 a teal blue Their bontonnieres were sweet Members of the wedding party were quests at breakfast in the home of the brides Melvin following the The wedding dinner and reception was held at the Mohrhauser country The delectable prepared by John Wieling and Leo was served by the wait Misses Leota Bon ita Mary Geraldine Welte and Helen who wore white aprons with pink and blue The brides chosen colors of pink and blue were used in decorating the dining room and for the table The guests included and Johnson Sioux City and Walter Akron and Robert Pollock Fort Dodge 1st Fort Benja min Indiana Father George Melvin and George and Mohrhauser Raymond and Richard The popular who was reared to young womanhood in the Danbury is a graduate of the Dan bury public Following gradu ation she became a successful school and it was while teaching at Westfield the romance had its incep She possesses a fine character and pleasing personality and is capa ble of making a happy The bridegroom has served the past year in the Coast Guard as a Ships Cook second being stationed at He will report for duty in a few The Review joins the many Dan bury friends in extending best wishes to the newly weds for their success and A wedding dance honoring and Pollock was held at the firemens dance pavilion Monday evening and was attended by a large crowd of rela tives and as The Week of Prayer by having a service each evening at f with the exception of Satur day ALBERT and northwest of the last few passed away in a Sioux City hospital on De 3ember at the age of 74 2 months and 2 Frank son of Francis nd Elizabeth was born at October la early youth he moved with his parents from Wisconsin to Clarks and later to on a where he grew to He was united in marriage with Mae of in She passed away December leaving him with five children three daughters nnd two He then moved to South in and had resided there and at Left to mourn his departure are two of and of Iowa three Roy of Ma son Iowa Archie of and Ernest EMMANUEL CHURCH Ernest Pastor January Sunday school at 10 Morning worship at This will be the pastors final and farewell ser iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiniiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiimiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiniiiiiiiiiiiiiiiinraiii LOCAL NEWS NOTES Miss Thelina Bohlken was a visitor BIG SPRINGS BAPTIST CHURCH January Proworship prayer Morning worship singing by choir and sermon by Sunday school Evening service of blessing and in January Midweek service the study will be from the book of You will always find a warm wel come at the white church on the Register Tribune advertisers ap preciate your in Sioux Cit last and Claeys were vis itors ia Sioux City John northwest of was called to last week jy the death of his Anyone not having returned the money or Christmas please do so at Otto New Years Day was a very quiet one as most local business places closed for the The weather was mild and Donald Day returned Tuesday to Granite after a visit with his the Kiewel southeast of and of were visitors during the holiday season in the home of her pa and Russell Gillespie came last eve ning from camp at San Luis on to visit his and Water and friends Akcrs wont to Sioux City yesterday and mot her who came on a visit from where he is acting as depot for the Great Northern The Mount Hope meeting of also by twelve grandchildren uud eight great grandchildren one brother Charles of and three Avis of Iowa Grace Stearns and Walter of Mason An industrious devoted to his he had many friends in this who extend sympathy to the bereaved rel Funeral services were held at Elk at the Anderson funeral home December at and Harold Stinehart accompanied their fathers body to where services also lield at 3 oclock the afternoon of the 29th at the home of Avis Mc sister of the Com mitment services were in the Manly Donald son qf and Lyle of Sioux alled on his and other immediate rela ives in this vicinity last Strong is stationed at Cherry North FORMER RESIDENT RECEIVES SUMMONS Of Had Been In Poor Health Some Time Last weeks Hawarden Independent reported that a for mer Akron who had lived in hat city for more than thirty nid passed away about oclock Tuesday December it the Hawarden She had not been ia good health for some time nd was taken seriously ill suddenly n rThllvCflnv 1 R Qlirt mno will be held Friday January lon December She was at The entertainment removed to the hospital the following and serving committee Fay Henry Waterbury and Homer First Sergeant and Herbert Woudenburg left Sunday for Camp Benjamin after a visit here during the holidays with his and Roy and other relatives and who has been in train ingat Camp Harrison for some exacts to bo transferred from thero Alfred of Camp Atter aad Albert in training in an army camp in visited here this week with their and their ancle and and southeast of also among other relatives and friends while on This was the first time the Tone brothers had met sinceithey en tered the The mild and pleasant weather con iinued through the holiday season and not until Tuesday afternoon of this week was there any About in inch of snow fell smoothly upon ihc ground during the and it was welcomed as a possible prevcnt of many colds and flu that have jeen going the rounds A near zero reading was recorded this morn ing with prediction of colder and more It was at this time that the se riousness of her condition was discov She was given a blood transfu sion ia hopes that aa operation might be but to no Her death following the brief illness came as a shock to her family and Funeral services will be held at tho Associated church at 2 oclock this Thursday with Clar ence the in Interment will be made in the Akron Riverside Tho Loyal chapter of the Eastern of Ha will be in charge of the ser vices at the Maude oldest daughter of and was born at July and passed away ia Hawarden on Decem ber at the age of 62 5 months and 11 In moved with her parents to and the following year herpa rents took a homestead in northern In they returned to Iowa and located on a farm four miles northwest of where she grew to young She graduated from the Akron High school in She was united in marriage with Beanett on September and lived on a farm four years and then came to Later she lived in Akron for a but in 1923 she re turned to Hawarden and lived here Continued on last page
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