Akron Register Tribune, February 17, 1944

Akron Register Tribune

February 17, 1944

View full page Start A Free Trial!

Issue date: Thursday, February 17, 1944

Pages available: 8

NewspaperARCHIVE.com - Used by the World's Finest Libraries and Institutions
About Akron Register TribuneAbout NewspaperArchive.com

Publication name: Akron Register Tribune

Location: Akron, Iowa

Pages available: 55,510

Years available: 1897 - 2005

Learn more about this publication
  • 2.17+ billion articles and growing everyday!
  • More than 400 years of papers. From 1607 to today!
  • Articles covering 50 U.S.States + 22 other countries
  • Powerful, time saving search features!
Start your membership to the world's largest newspaper archive now!
Start your genealogy search now!
See with your own eyes the newspapers your great-great grandparents held.

View sample pages : Akron Register Tribune, February 17, 1944

All text in the Akron Register Tribune February 17, 1944, Page 1.

Akron Register Tribune (Newspaper) - February 17, 1944, Akron, Iowa VOLUME 67 FEBRUARY 1944 NUMBER 28 PRESTON CHURCH SCENE OF PRETTY WEDDING FEBT12 Arlene Helmrichs And Clarence Kallsen Are Principals In Event Miss Arlene of and Henry of Ire became the bride of Clarence son of and Jesse east of on Saturday February at in the Preston township Lu theran The double ring cere mony was performed by Karl Fenske in the presence of a large numberof relatives and Amanda Popken friend of the cou At Thou Didst and Lead the Karl Fenske presided at For the she played the Wedding March from The candles were lighted by Orville cousin of the bride The who was given in mar riage by her wore a gown of white with a long sweet heart neckline and a finger tip She earned a bouquet of red roses and baby Miss Lois of Sioux sister of the was maid of She wore a blue dress nd car ried a bouquet of sweet peas and bapy The bridesmaids were Miss Mary Chicago Miss France of They wore pink and blue and carried small bouquets of roses and sweet Tie bridegroom was attended by LuVerne brother of the bride Glen a friend of the and Raymond Tap cousin of the The METHODIST OHUROH NOTES The word Sympathy Suf An ounce of real sym pathy is worth forty sprays of flow Next Sunday is Laymans Day and the men of our church will have full charge of the The general theme for the program will The Church at Its vWe hope to have a male Your pastor wants to say THANKS to the very generous giving of sev eral of our members and friends who have made it possible for our church to raise in cash and bonds for the United Anniversary Campaign for Morningside College and the Re tired Ministers Pension Some one has said that SERVICE is the rent we pay for the space we When we give to sueh worthy causes as a Christian College or for the care of worthy servants of the we are using our money to render a real In the near future the1 members of our Youth Fellowship group will dra matize the Sunday morning sermon for the There will be seven characters in the Look for the a The will meet next Wednesday at the home of Henry Ar thur Rozell will be the assisting host I read the other day that a foxhole is a very poor place to learn to What do you think about it Better start to learn under much better cir Prayer meeting each at at the IRETON WINNER OF GIRLSSECTIONAL CAGE TOURNEY Remsen Team Runner Teams Take Part In Delayed Event Owing to the blocked lighways and extreme cold the Girls Sectional basketball tournament that vas scheduled to be played in the STew Auditorium here on Friday and Saturday evenings of last did not get under way until Sat urday when the three first round games were In spite of the very cold weather there was a good attendance at both the af ternoon and evening The opening game in the first round Saturday afternoon was played be the Ireton and Meriden in which the Ireton girls gave plenty of indication of their determination to make a strong bid for top honors in the The Meriden girls held a halftime edge of 11 to but Ireton came back strong in the second half to win 37 to Score TALKIE CHATTER Norka Theatre Features For The Coming Week The program of entertainment at the Norka Theatre during the coming week will consist of a musicalcom a collegiate drama and a war On Friday and Saturday February 18 and the voluptuous screen Mae will make her irst film appearance here in many her vehicle being the mu sical The Heats The ALBERT BORN A to and James Mans southeast of at Akron Hos February bridegroom and his attendants wore dark with white carnations as The Phyllis tKallsenysister of the and LaVonne Ja cousin of the wore blue The bride was graduated from the LeMars High school and attended Western Union college for the past four She has been teaching a rural school in Sioux The bridegroom attended grade school and since then he has assisted his father with For her daughters Helmriehs wore a black crepe with accessories to Kail sen was attired in a navy blue crepe with matching After the a reception was held at the brides home for the im mediate relatives and and Charles Morehend and little left Monday morn ing for their home at San after a visit here with relatives and and Port Kenneth them to where Kenneth will report for duty at FORMER AKRON WOMAN CALLED Sadie Farrin Was 1 Resident Of Interment Here Sadie wife of of died in a hospital at Feb ruary she resided in Akron and in Sioux City un til six years when she moved to She was a member of the First Christian church and the Amer ican Legion Auxiliary at that Survivors the George Farrin four Dorothy Dollie Bailey and Ella Heitman all of Sioux and Fern of two Ivan and both of One son died in the ser vice at Pearl Novem suryivors are four Jerry of Sioux City and LendJ both of South Sioux and Carl of four Nellie of Laket Elsie Lillian Maude Stena both of Funeral services were held inthe conducted by of the Third Presbyter ian Interment was in River side Sunday after Howe conducting the commitment LOCAL NEWS NOTES luiiiiiiiiniiiiiimiiiiiiiiiiiiiiniiiiiiiiniiniiiiiiiiiiiiniiiniiiiiiiiiiiiiiiinniiiiiffliiii Hugh Chamberlain and her who is here Miss Madonna Dalgliesh went to where she expects to take a position as Miss Betty of came Monday to visit her Harlan and f amily north west of Robert Moller and came from the Naval Training to spend a furlough with home Fred Williams came from Hudson to visit her and other relatives and friends before going to to make her home with her and Sweeney have received word from Robert that he has sent on cadre to Camp Previously he bad been sta tioned at Camp and recently on maneuvers at Following the snowfall of Wednes day and last the tem perature took a drastic the reading being 16 below Friday morn ing and not above zero all A seasons record was establshed Sat urday when the indicator on that little glass tube read 23 It moderated some during the day and the temperature stood at 10 above Sunday has been more moderate thawing some yester day but another cold wave is said to be due today A poultry demonstration will be given at the Lee Stoutenburg northwest of Feb ruary at 2 and Boyd a poultry specialist of the South Da kota Extension service at col will be in charge The main topic of discussion will be Totals fg ft 3 fg ft 1 pf tf pts 7 2 37 pf tf pts 8 0 23 The second game of the first round was between Cleghorn and Liberty and proved a nipahdtuck Cleghorn held a 17 to 11 advantage at the The Liberty girls fought gamely through the second but could not overcome the Cleghorn Cleghorn won by a five point 38 to Score Cleghorn 38 Totals 33 Totals pf tf pts 11 1 38 pf tf pts 13 2 33 The third game of the first Between the Westfield and Akron fg 16 fg 15 ft 6 ft 3 with Akron holding a er one 23 to 10 lead at the half and winning by a margin of 48 to Score fg f 4 1 f f 1 3 g 0 0 0 0 Stace g 0 Totals f f fg 4 2 proved Poultry Management Prac This will be a fine opportun ity for members of 4H clubs ancl all others interested to get firsthand in formation on poultry problems a Ivory is an outstanding authority on poultry The annual school election for the Independent School District of Ak ron will be held at the building on March from 12 mr to for the election of the fol lowing officials One director for three to succeed Otto Larsen one director for two to succeed George Mattison one director for one to succeed Gerald Smith one treasurer for to suc ceed Directors Mattison Siuith resigned and moved away during the past and Fred Claes son and Grant Gassman were chosen to fill these Petitions for nomination of school officials will be receivedby Secretary Mellen up to noon of Marsh f f 0 0 g g 0 g 0 ft 1 0 0 1 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 ft 1 1 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 pf tf pts 23 1 0 1 0 1 1 2 0 1 1 1 leats and howl Put Mae Victor Moore and William Gaxton nto one picture and you have n siz The production is a happy com bination of all important elements of musical blended together in just the right proportion to insure en with a capital Miss West has lost none of her for mer skill dishing out snappy as the goodnatured fuddy duddy who invests funds of a reform organization in a Broadway musical to give his talented niece a chance be fore the gives one of the better performances of his William the theatrical pro ducer who has to use his wits to re tain the services of Miss the star of his is authentic to the nth Hazel Scott is outstand ing in a piano The Norka attraction on Sunday and Monday February 20 and will be a drama of college The Iron with Pat OBrien in the leading ably supported by Ruth Robert Russell Leon Bruce Edwards and This dramatic ally appealing picturization of a mem orable man will leave its potent mes sage of clean living and ideals worth fighting for with all who witness Pat 0 Brien gives a moving perform and while it is difficult to recon cile him to the role of a young college boy in the early scenes of the it is believed any ayerage audience will overlook this The show has all the elements of a ac tiondrama teamed with touches of Irish and nfost of the with college football makes it a popular The screen on Wednes day February will be a Paris After Seorge Philip Dorn 8 9 1 48 pf tf pts 1 0 3 0 3 0 4 3 0 1 with and Brenda Marshall in the A lo cal underground movement in head of which is a an aristo crat held in high esteem nnd in the confidence ofthe Nazi have been doing their share of resist One of the dostors most valu able assistants is his whose hus band has been a German prisoner for some When he suf fering an incurable he gives himself up for the murder of the com an act committed by his AKRON SOLDIER SENDS INTERESTING LETTER ON ITALY Narrates Of Beautiful Scenery And Customs Of WarTorn Country Writing to the editor of the Regis erTribune from Somewhere in where he is serving with the Sig nal under date of January Lester son of nnd makes the following interesting comment with to at the present rery interesting part of the world Dear Ray Mother sends me the Akron paper by air mail so I will get t a little This I usual y get it when its only about three veeks I sure enjoy rending Sort of makes a fellow feel a little loser to at least for a So havent seen any of the Ak ron boys give you any dope on so I will Italy is quite a Its rug gedness is beyond Hills and mountains everywhere a fellow The valleys are very but the mode of cultivation is more or less Ascending one of the twisting mountain one can look across the valley for Its a beautiful sight to see from this You can see the scars of bat tle are From such a it has the appearance of an enormous crazy quilt made of mil lions of little with every shade of brown and After you have reached the valley during the course of which there is much bounc ing about in a you can look up at a sight just as for there you see the great mountains of Their rugged and almost impassable slopes are dotted with small houses of todays geasaut esrrEveiy available space is used in this very crowded One will see small villages more than half way upsome of the largest TRINITY LUTHERAN OHUROH Pastor Sunday school at 10 Divine worship 11 m Confirmation instructions for the children Saturday from 1 to 4 Another Lenten season is here Je sus invites you to go with Him to the cross on Wednesday begin ning with Ash February These Wednesday evening servi ces will begin at 8 Sweet the rich in which beneath the cross I Let us make this season a blessed one by at tending every chXirch World Day of Prayer will be ob served in our church in connection witli our first Lenten service on Wed nesday The Ladies Aid will serve lunch at the August Mcske sale to be held on February May we count on you again to help make this second ven ture ns successful as the Ye know that ye were not re deemed with corruptible as silver and from your vain con versation received by tradition from your But with the precious blood of Christ as of a lamb without blemish nnd without I Peter The good must Totals The initial 6 15 2 28 game of the second played Saturday evening was between one of the first round and the Remsen which had drawn a It was very closely contested all the Cleg horn held a lead of 23 to 17 at half but the Remsen girls put on a fine burst of speed in the second overcame their opponents lead and were out in front by a fivepoint mar 40 to to entitle them to go into the finals of the Score fg pf tf pts Totals 4 10 4 40 fg ft pf tf pta 2 11 2 35 As had been the real hriller of the tournament was the between the and Akron when they met in the second game of the semifinals Saturday eve It was a battle from the word and at the end of the first half Akron held a slender margin of one 17 to It was the same story during the second and when the smoke of battle cleared was the winner by a scant threepoint margin of 35 to The Akron girls did not play up to the form shown in some other games this but this is not said to detract from the excel lent showing made by the Ireton The score fg 7 f f 3 ft 0 4 2 0 0 0 2 pf tf pts 14 g 0 0 10 Continued on lut page III LOCAL NEWS NOTES wninwniiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiniitiiiiiiiiHMHiiiii Miss Oda Jenkins went to Sioux for a visit in the home of her and Wynia went to for a visit with their and fam Adolph who is sta tioned at Camp came Saturday to visit friends westof in Union and Fred east of received word that their Vernon of the had arrived safely Miss Ruth em ployed at the Lutheran Sioux was a week end visitor in the home of her nnd Lee northwest of Rose who has been em ployed in the Thorson Drug left Friday evening for San to join her Petty Of ficer Burdette of the who is there on shore and Kenneth Port were Tuesday evening dinner guests in the home of and Donald Those coming later were and Frank and and Arden and and Marvin who was return ed to this country from the South Pa cific area several weeks ago on account of arrived here one day last week from an army base hospital at It is understood Ken show the people that live there the way up and for there is no way that I could see to reach An cient perched high on top of were probably builded by the the Greeks or any of the other historic that have over run this part of the At any they are crumbling away as time goes While on a pass some time I was fortunate enough to see Naples and both of which are rich in art and Of part of Naples was destroyed by but there is still enough there to bo a very interesting city to Pom I believe the guide told was builded by the Romans and and was completely covered with ash es thrown out of Mount a volcano which is only a few miles back of this This I think sometime in the 17th and people lived in this town at that Twentythree thousand were buried only getting out About twothirds of this city is dug out Most all of the Italian people are very friendly toward sometimes showing this by giving us fruit or They dress almost like the American people do of noth ing just everyday cloth The women work very but not because the war has caused a Wo welcome you to worship with OHATSWORTH Pastor Sunday school at Divine service at Members and friends of Mat thew are cordially invited to worship with us on Wednesday evenings dur ing We welcome you to worship with PLEASANT HILL OHUROH Sunday school at Morning worship at Evening gospel 8 DONALD iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiniiiiiiniiiiimiimiinmiiiiiiiiin LOCAL NEWS NOTES uncTMrs Velton Barr visited their Nora in Cher Shoulberg visited the latter part of the week with her have neth received a from the medical discharge and Fay Port din ner guests Sunday Arthur Hasenbank and Kenneth who is on fur lough from Camp Idaho Bob and Charles and Kennqth Port and Alta shortage of They always worked so I am The women carry great loads of wa food or what have on top of thoir balancing it perfect as they walk Most of their farm work is done the oldfashioned a pair of oxen pull ing most any kind of farm equipment they about five or six acres is about all they have in any one They try to farinSvlmt few fiat places they find in between these hills or fruit and some garden stuff is about All they raise over Very few but quite a few goats and sheep are It dont get as cold over here as at home in the winter We get a lot of a little snow and some sun It freezes almost every night According to some of these Ital it starts getting nice and warm again in The buildings over here are built of brick or clay and look a lot like some of the Spanish type we see once in a while in the with stucco sides and a flat Not many big usually about a three or four room In this I have written you the bright side of all I have pur posely omitting the contention of a Continued on last page and family at Downers James of has taken a position in the meat de partment of the Arkin one of the local went to Omaha today to meet her who is there on furlough from army of visited several days this week in the home of her and Wayne Andersen arrived last Friday from Camp North Car to spend n furlough with his pa and Andrew An southeast of and among other relatives and friends Regular meeting of Freedom 434 Monday eve February Following the bus iness meeting there will be presented a memorial to which members of the Eastern Star are Fred of Sioux will deliveran Frank who has made a home at the Kendall Hotel the past few passed away at the Zimmer man home in LeMars yesterday after having been taken there the same day for care and He had been in declining health for some There are no surviving rela tives in this Edith an early day resident near died Sunday at noon at the home of her Elinor after having suffered a stroke about a week Five sons nnd two daughters survive Funeral services were hold Wednesday after noon in the Adaville Foster Inter ment was the cemetery 2y2yoarold daughter of and Herbert east of passed away in Sacred Heart at 9 oclock Wed nesday following an opera tion for removal of a peanut that had lodged in the childs She was an only child and the parents have the deep sympathy of many friends in Funeral services will be held Saturday at at the Ross Funeral Loren son of and Claude arrived home last week from an army hospital at whore he had been receiving treatmentfor a severe back injury ha sustained in action while in service with the Fifth Army Air Corps in New in the South Af ter being hospitalized he was returned to this country several weeks ago for further medical He went to Sioux where OBYE AND SIOUX CITY GIRL TAKE NUPTIAL VOWS Ceremony Takes Place In Methodist Church At 6 A wedding of interest to Akron Mends was that of Private First s Charles and Misa Feme Evelyn of Sioux which was solemnized in the Methodist church at Sunday February The double ring ceremony was per formed by the brides George of Sioux as sisted by Joe of Mon in the picsencc of crew mem bers of the bridegroom nnd a few rel atives and Attending the couple were and Rob ert of For her bridal chose a two piece of white with pleated skirt and tight fitting with which she wore brown accessories and an orchid A strand of a gift from the was her only and she carried a white Bible with white narcissus markers and rib bon A reception followed the ceremony in the Emnnuel The bride is a graduate of Central high school in Sioux where she was a member of the Philomathian literary She will graduate next June from Morningside where she was the 1943 homecoming She is affiliated with Kappa Zeta Chi of which she is a former Obye is a grad uate of Akron High where he was prominent in as well as at Morningside Sioux which he attended before entering the Heisan aerialgunner in training at the Pyote air Py His Major was formerly superintendent of the Akron public schools and was a reserve officer in the At the outbreak of the war he was called into active service and at present is mili tary instructor in the Omaha and Council Bluffs public The brides of Sioux and the bridegrooms of Oma were in attendance at the wed ding at BIO SPRINGS BAPTIST OHUROH February Choir February Prayer Morning worship sermon White Ele phants the choir will Sunday school Eve ning the subject to The Woman of Good This is the fourth in the series on February Midweek in three You will always find a warm wel eome at the white church on the hill Buy Victory StampsBonds 1 LOCAL AIRMAN IS REPORTED MISSING I Kenneth Son of And Emrey Serving In Asiatic Area and Einrey north east of received a message Mon day from the WaiDepartment at Washington advising them that their Kenneth was report ed missing in air action in tho Asiatic Serving in the Air he is believed to hnve been operating against tho Japs over An aerial he entered the service October The many friends of Kenneth nnd his relatives sincerely hope that word of his safety may later be IMMANUEL ENG CHURCH Sunday school at 10 m Morning services at 11 The speaker will be from Confirmation class meets at oclock Sunday Ladies Aid will meet Thursday af February at the home of August with Art Hasenbank assisting and Rossow received letter from their Gordon stating thatlie had arrived safely presumably some where in He is in the air with heavy bombardment he had registered for service while and was stationed at gaggd in railroad Tonorah ;

RealCheck