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Akron Register Tribune (Newspaper) - January 13, 1944, Akron, Iowa ICTOOT BUY VOLUME 57 JANUARY 1944 NUMBER 23 FA1RVIEWTEACHER AND LOCAL YOUNG MAN TAKE VOWS Miss Thelma Jensen And Kenneth McElhaney Married At A very pretty wedding was solemn ized Bethesda Lutheran church New Years eve at when Miss Thelma Jen daughter of Maren Los became tho bride Kenneth son of Frank of with Borg Breen officiating at the single ring The festive with holiday was lighted by Before the bridal party Miss Mae Lundeen played several strains of music which modulated into Lohengrins Wedding Preceding the brother of the Un til and ILove You and after ceremony he The Lords accompanied by Miss Mendelssohns Wed ding March was played as a reces after which the couple received the congratulations of the relatives and friends The bride was charmingly attired in a white satin fashioned with a sweetheart and having insets of She wore her mothers bridal She carried a shower bouquet of Johanna Hill roses and white Her only jew elry gold a gift of the She was attended Miss Ma rie who wore pale blue net over taffeta and carried pink carna Little Janice niece of the wearing blue chiffon over pink was flower She carried a colonial bouquet of various The grorfm was attended by his Donald and METHODIST CHURCH NOTES The next really big meeting that is of extreme importance is the BISH OPS CRUSADE Inspirational Rally the First Methodist church in Sioux at 19th and Nebraska on January The openng ad dress will be by Bishop Ralph Ma at Other addresses will be by Bishop Hammaker and Mary The afternoon meeting will include a panel on the Crusade and the total redemptive pro gram of the The evening Meeting will be addressed by Bishop Straughn and Oscar of Cleve Sometimes distance lends enchant but that is not when you are out of Let us our church a house of prayer for all Every real Christian home is a sam ple of what the millenium is supposed to be Becoming Workers With God will be the theme for next Sunday morning at our worship The Church School starts at with classes for The Youth Fellowship will meet with Marian Marienau at next ALBERT ONION CREEK CHURCH Divine services at Sunday school at 10 Ladies January at Elmey Following a three course dinner was served to the bridal party and immediate relatives of the families of the couple and and BorgBreen by the brides Art at her McElhaney is a graduate of the Bristol High school and attended Augustana Sioux At present she is teaching at The groom is employed at the Akron Oil Sales at the eouplewill maketheir home at the close of theschool They have the congratulations of their many along with wishes for a and happy life Buy Victory StampsBonds 1 AGED RESIDENT OF Carl Resided Here After Coming Prom Sweden In 1903 of a former Akron passed away December in at where he was taken af 1 tttf beedming ill two weeks He attained the ripe 91 Ring was born August near He was baptized and confirmed in the theran He was married there In and Ring cam6 to America and located at Ak In 1909 they bought a farm near Lincoln 1917 and then moved to Fairview to make their They faithful inemhers of His wife pre ceded him in death in after which He Jived with Jjis children until two years moved back to his home in Fairview and lived with his Left to mourn his death are six children August and in Sweden of Os Iowa of Far and Mrs Ole of Two daughters pre Peter Ander of and of will be remem the residents of Akron Fuuerjal services were held in the Lutheranchurch at Fairview on Jan Relatives from a distance an attendance at the funeral and Charles of Beok Bertil Westin and Jane of Sioux and Roy Wedmark and Olive Pe of and Evelyn Peder of Sioux LESLIE CMMANUEL CHURCH school at lO Morning worship at 11 The Womens Missionary Society will meet January in the home of FIRST CHURCH OF CHRIST Sunday Bible school at Preaching service at 11 BiiininiiraiiiiiiiiiiiimiiniiiiiiiiiiiDiiiiiiiiiiiiniiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii Max Pollock wasa visitor in Sioux City John Thatcher left today for a visit with his sister in Fort Arthur to Elk Point Tuesday evening to visit his daugh Ernest Lamoureux returned Tues day from a visit with her and other relatives in Sioux and Paul of came Tuesday to visit their nephew and and Si vert near Roy Wilier arrived this week from an army camp near Long to spend a furlough with his and other rela tives and Thompson went to the University Iowa last Friday for treatment of her She was accompanied there by Miss Mildred Raymond who is stationed at the Naval Training came Tuesday eve ning to visit his and Frank east of and other relatives and Lloyd Morehead and south of went to Sioux City Sat urday to visit Her Sherwood in training in the ASTP at the University of was there on a former teacher in the local now with her hus of the army air sta tioned at in southern her Miss also and friends here last and Henry Rossbach at tended the banquet and installation of officers of the Eastern Star chapter at Sioux Monday and were guests of their who was install ed as worthy matron of the 1 Akers left after a several days visit with his wife and and other relatives and for near Wa to take a position as station agent for the Great Northern He has been acting as relief agen for the for some Friends here received announcement of the marriage of Miss Dorothy Lu cile Manuel to Don on January at the home of the brides and The bride was formerly a popular in structor in the Akron High During the past year she has been in the employ of a banking concern in Her many friends hero AKRON HOME THE SCENE OF PRETTY WEDDING JANY 5 Miss Eunice Finzen And Clayton Howard Are Principals In Event The home of and of the scene of a beautiful and impressive candlelight wedding on January at 8 when their Eunice Naomi became the jride of Corporal Clayton How The double ring ceremony was conducted by pas tor of the Immanuel Lutheran in the presence of immediate Preceding the Helen and Betty cousins of the lighted the after which Lois Clark sang At Dawning and I Love You accompanied by The Bridal from played by announced the bridal followed by the marched down the ta pered aisle and took their places be fore a flowerlatticed arch of blue and the brides chosen cen tered by a white with three small ones on each Following them came the bridesmaid and Ajdis and Ivan sister and brother of the There entered next the maid of honor and best June sister of the and Vernori brother of the Preceding the bride came the ring Gilbert dressed in a black velvet carrying the rings on a heartshaped The bride entered on the arm of her who gave her in The bride wore a light wool with black accessor andwore a corsage of yellow jon maid were attired in blue and gold with and wore pink and blue of sweet The bridegroom wore the dress uniform of the and the best man and usher wore dark blue business Following the ceremony and con a reception was held in the Lewison Refreshments were served by Berline and Dorothy Lew cousins of the and Eunice friend of the bridal Before the bride and groom cut the twotier wedding which was topped with a miniature bride and decorated in blue and The bride is the oungest daughter of Rozelle and since graduating from the Akron High school with the Class of has been employed as a bookkeeper by the Moir Implement of The groom is the eldest son of and east of He graduated from the Akron High school with the Class of and for the past year has been in the armed service of his Immediately following the recep the newlyweds left for Indian town Gap where the groom is They take with them congratulations and very best wishes of their host of friends in this PRESENT PLEASINa RECITAL Miss pre sented a delightful program of songs before a large group of friends at the home of Elva Wed nesday December She was assisted by Miss Marian Marie The program ranged from numbers by three early Pergolesi and to Pretty Margaret and A by Ed vard and Rest My by Richard Haydn was represented by an Air and Reci tative from The Ross sings in a charming man with excellent diction and phras She very skillfully maintained the shadowy atmosphere of the beautiful Strauss By their enthusiastic Miss Ross friends showed their delight over the progress she has made in the short time she has been studying with of the Cosmo politan School of Miss Opal of Sioux was at the piano for Miss That Miss Marienau has a real ability as a pianist was very evi dent in her performance of the four piano Her technic is fluent andher toneVof a nice Tho audience wasespecially pleased with tier fine interpretation of To My TALKIE CHATTER Norka Theatre Features For The Coming Week A Gene Autry a Stooge a musical in technicolor and a Gildersleeve comedy will make up an interesting program at the Norka Theatre the coming On Friday and Saturday January 14 and will be presented the In Old Gene Autry and Smiley Burnette in the leading The second feature will be a Stooge The attraction for Sunday and Mon day January 16 and will be a musical nuirlber in beautiful tech Best Foot with Lucille Williani Vir ginia Tommy Gloria De Haven and Nancy Walker in the lead ing also featuring Harry James and His Music a great jive This is a sprightly a jauntiness and youthful bounce jive interludes that will win the solid of the young sters and a genuine liveliness that is sure to make a hit with the of sets off to greatest advantage the silky produc tion given the piece in additio to the spectacular item of its severa virtues as popular entertainmen there is movement and care free enthusiasm of the youth whic dominates the entire Lucill Ball registers stunningly in the chro nmtic photography as Du Barry Was a Lady but be yond all that the tall flamedtressei jlamor girl has a part she appears t like immensely and which she plays t ihe hilt and most Billy Gaxton is notably in using th ease and resourcefulness of years o musical comedy experience to polls off every scene or sequenc in which he Coming to the Norka screen Wed nesday January will b the Gildersleeve on Broad with Harold Peary in the titl ably Billie Burke Claire Margaret Landry anc Freddie In the of th Harold Peary on hisway to whats wrong hisnieces beau stumbles into the compartment of a coquettish widow immediate sets her cap for Unknown to but also the are Pearys his niece and his one when they see whats happening they try to help but only make mat ters An unexpected occurence at a removes the widow froir around Pearys neck and peace is re RATIONING OFFICE SCHEDULE The Akron Rationing office will ob serve the following schedule until April 1 Monday Tuesday m Saturday The office will not be open Thurs days during the months of February and flllHllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllinilli LOCAL NEWS NOTES George Ross was inSioux City on business the first of the extend congratulations and very by Charles Miss wUhoi to Maritman is a pupil of left today for a visit in the home of her daugh ter in Albert Drgw came for a visit last week from where he has been working in an ordnance James Trautt left last Friday for a visit with her James and and families at The Gleason families formerly resided eldest daughter of and Ralph of Orange was operated upon for appendi citis at the hospital there Sunday She is getting along as well as can be Ray in training in the 592nd Signal Corps at Camp North has been pro moted to a He is a son of and Max of this Karl who is stationed at the Panama baa been award ed the Good Conduct medal for exein jlary efficiency and a son of and of this entered the service October Clyde Kinser received a wire Sunday of the passing of her Thomas aged who died at the home of her Miss Grace at Funeral services were held in and burial in the Williston Friends burial near a suburb of On account of the hard conditions of travel Kinaer was unable to AKRON CAGE TEAMS WIN AND LOSE GAMES DURING THE WEEK Grirls Win Boys Drop To Enter County Tourney On Friday last Akron High boys first and second teams traveled to Hwnrdon for the second meeting of these teams this Though defeated in both the Akron boys played good ball against teams that outclassed them in many Akrons first team made a par ticularly strong comeback in the lat ter part of the Final score in the first team game 37 Akron Final score in second eam game 43 Last Monday evening three excel ent games of basketball were played on the Akron between the Wost leld and Akron High boys and girls first teams and the Westfleld and Ak town The girls game was played first and resulted in an easy victory for At the end of the first quarter the score was close 8 The end of the half found Akron with a strong 20 to The third quarter ended with Akron having 31 points to Westfields Final re sult Akron 44 Westfleld The WestfieldAkron boysgnme was one of the best and closest seen on tlio home floor in a long Referee of remarked Thats the toughest game of basket DEFIOIENOY OF MOISTURE IN THIS SECTION IN 1943 Orlaii who keeps the gov eminent weather bureau records here presents the following statistics on lo cal precipitation andsnowfall during the year tho information o RegisterTribune readers January February March April May June July August Showfal 0 0 September October November Total inches Yearly average ball Ive ever In the first quarter both Westfield and Akron played very cautious the result being 10 At halftime Akron still led by a scant The end of the third period showed Westfield High out in 20 to The last few minutes of the final quarter saw some very hard and with but a few secondstogb 3333 The whistle blew and it like the game was over but a foul was called on a Westfleld and Arlo Finzen was allowed a free hrow for Akron which he made ieing the The officials agreed on three minutes of overtime Akron got the ball and Chuck Wetzelor sunk a nice to put Ak ron out in 35 to Westfleld igain came from behind and sunk a msket that tied it up once 35 With hardly more than a minute Westfield was able to make good on another shot that insured them a win 37 The Westfield town team defeated the Akron town 34 to Thursday this the Ak ron High boys team travels to Rem sen to play their first game ia the Ply mouth county basketball vith the Liberty team as their oppon The tournament will continue hree January 14 and V victory over Liberty will find Akron up against Union or Westfleld on Fri day while a win Friday night vill find Akron in the The way iir boys played Monday it ap pears they have an excellent chance if taking the county and vith the public and the school back ng them it is believed they ian turn the The next home games will be Feb with the Merrill boys and the lolstein TRINITY LUTHERAN CHURCH Pastor Sunday school and Bible class at 10 Divine worship 11 ID Confirmation instructions on Satur from to We welcome you to worship with CHATSWORTH Pastor Sunday school at Divine service at Wo welcome you to worship with BORN A to and Hoy Drecs southeast of at Akron Hos January A to and Harold of at the Akron January PLEASANT HILL CHURCH Sunday school at Morning worship at Evening gospel 8 DONALD iiiwiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiimiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiniiiiiiiiiiiiffliiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii LOCAL BIO SPRINGS BAPTIST CHURCH rayer Morn ng worship sermon and special sing ng by Remember to bring n your Missionary Pledge Sunday school Evening service sermon Pauls First European This will be the first in a series on Women of the New A adies chorus will furnish the sing January shall meet in three January he Missionary Society will will be a very important busi ess so meet promptly on Hostesses will be Rayf ord Henry and Herbert will always find a wel omo at the white church on the EQUEST NAMES OF THOSE TO E PLACED ON HONOR ROLL Contributions for the Honor Roll ontinue to come in steadily to the egisterTribuno Request is made that more names of those in ser ice be turned in as rapidly as possible o Burrill or s arrangements are being made to lace them on the Honor Roll long with the which are ow here and in Wyiiia was a business vis itor in Sioux Helen Pike left yesterday for a visit with friends in Harvey went to Hawar den to visit relatives Regular meeting of Vesper Friday Jan uary Claeys made a business trip to Sioux Cifcy and Fort Dodge the fore part of the Regular meeting of Freedom F Monday eve January Operations at the Akron Hospital southeast of ap pendectomy son of Ira Tres south of Ivyl Small and Roy Witt arrived today from the army camp Indiantown Gap Pennsyl to spend a 12day furlough with home Allen Brown arrived yesterday from Camp New to spend a 12day furlough with his Andrew and east of Gordon of Camp Har has been spending a furlough here with his and Max and other rel atives and east of returned yesterday from where she had been assisting a few days in the care of her John who is quite Robert Nelson and who have been with her moth Grace at Riversioux for some left from here on the Hiawatha train Tuesday for Chi where she will stay with her sis Her husband is in army Joe Tentinger arrived homo Sunday from an extended visit at Ann in the home of her who is the wife of Sergeant of Police While there Tentin ger made the acquaintance of a new Jane 8 Gainsley formerly resided at Le The Fourth War Loan campaign starts January 18 and continues un til February Each person in this county will be asked to buy their fair share of Plymouth countys quota is The quota for District of which Otto Larsen is is Minute men have been selected to proceed with the drive arid it is hoped each person will cooperate fully and thus make the work of these volunteers an easier and pleasant MASONS AND STARS JOINTLY INSTALL OFFICERS FRIDAY Large Attendance At And Lunch Features More than 100 persons attended the 00 joint installation of Masonic and 00 Star officers for the ensuing 00 year at the Temple last Friday eve 00 January For Vesper Maud Knapp was installing assisted by Helen Ad installing chaplain Edith installfng and Lucille installing Tho elective and appointive officers in stalled were Worthy Worthy Hummel The elective and appointive officers f Freedom for the ensuing were install as Adams acting as nstalling officer and Rossow as nstalling marshal Brown J During the installation ocal solos were sung by the Misses rene Miller and Shirley Re reshments were served following the nstallation by Masonic and Eastern tar Arden of was visitor last week in the homes of bis Elva and his Hobart and Donald nd with other relatives and iv Ross is an attorney and practiced aw here a number of years COMMERCIAL CLUB ANNUAL MEETING Will Be Held At Akron Legion January 19 Dutch Treat At The annual meeting of the Akron ommercial club will be held Wed esday January at tho A Dutch treat be erved at oclock to all members the club and their Re port will be made of the activities of the club during the past Elec tion of club president and secretary for the 1944 will also be There will be an informal discus sion of the clubs activities and op in which all present will be inVited to During the past year it has been possible to have only one but as a goodwill and peace offering the board of directors are inviting all club members and their employes to come to this As a result of curtailed the Commercial club finds itself in a financial condi tion that will enable it to absorb the cost of this this cour tesy will be extended only to those whose club membership was paid in full for last Members who in tend to pay their club dues for 1942 should do so at once and thus secure free tickets for the lunch next Wed nesday BAPTIST CHURCH NOTES January ser vice of worship at Bible classes January Association meets with Mrs Shoul berg at Kerr has the January and Biblfe study at at January Bi le class meets with OLEN
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