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Akron Register Tribune (Newspaper) - February 24, 1944, Akron, Iowa VOLUME 57 FEBRUARY 1944 NUMBER 29 LOCAL SOLDIER AND CALIFORNIA GjRL ARE MARRIED Adaville Church Scene Of Happy Event February 17 A Wedding of interest to Akron friends was that of Wayne Anderson and Miss Louise which was solemnized in the at this at 7 o clock Thursday Feb ruary The single ring cere mony was performed by the Rev in the presence of the groom s and An drew and a few The bride was becomingly attired in a sage green twopiece street length withblack and car ried a corsage of tea roses and sweet Acting as bridesmaid was Cal vin sisterinlaw of the She wore a rustcolored street length with and carried a corsage of tea The groom was attired in his regula tion army He was attended by his Calvin who wore a brown with a red carna tion as a The bride is a graduate of Pasadena College and is now employed in the office of the Bonded Investment In surance of The groom was born and grew to young manhood oh his parents southeast of After graduat ing from Akron High he at tended the National Business Train ing School in Sioux Before en tering army Wayne was in the employment of the Northwestern Railroad He is now sta tipned at Camp North Caro After the bridal party journeyed to Sioux City and en Tbe grooin returned to Camp But leaving Sioux City on Tuesday and the bride left Sioux City Wednesday mdrhing to resume ner duties with the insurancelfirm in Pasa denor The many friends and rela tives offer their congratulations and choicest wishes to the LOCAL RATIONING OFFICE TO BE CLOSED FEBY 25 The local Rationing Office will be closed all day February as all bonrd membersand clerks are re quired to attend an area meeting to be held in Sioux City that LOCAL TRINITY LUTHERAN CHURCH Pastor Sunday school at 10 Divine worship 11 m The Ladies Aid will meet in chure parlors with Ted Dim mick as Lenten services dn Wednesday eve ning beginning at 8 0 Lord and The hallowed days begin That view Thy willing shame an death To save our souls from Again the cross Thou high upon the Fixed to its Thou givest all Our failings to may our souls this Chambered where none may With penitence and earnest prayer Be sanctified to we go to Jerusalem and all things1 that are written by th prophets concerning the Son of man For shall H be delivered unto the am shall be and spitefully en and spitted on and they shal scourge and put Him to death and the third day He shall rise Luke We welcome you to worship with us OHATSWORTH Pastor Sunday school at Divine service at We welcome the members of St Matthew to worship with us as wo gather beneath the cross every Wed nesday evening at during the Lenten We welcome you to our Sunday school and divine UNION CREEK CHURCH Divine services at Sunday school at 10 Ladies at Westin and Mrs Forslund LESLIE miiiimiiiiiiiinnniniiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiniiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiuii LOCAL NEWS NOTES A small ad in the Want Column will get good Try COUNTY FARM LOAN ASSOCIATION MEETS Henry Of Is Reelected As One Of The Stockholders Nearly 150 other guests wives and attended the annual meeting of the Plymouth County Na Farm Loan Association last week in the Eagles Theannual reports of the associa tion were presented by Secretory Treasurer which showed it to be in financial condition and a volume of new loans totalling more thari closed during The Plymouth County Association is a consolidation of the Remsen and Westenrlowa Natonal Farm Loan As which merger was com last The associa tion is in a strong financialposition and ready for whatever job lies ahead in the postwar director of re search from the First Credit District of the progress made by the cooperative farm crpdit sys tem and the members of association on its accomplish ments Engberg stressed the ne cessity of all members buying the greatest of Stockholders elected John of anjl Henry of doctors for a 3yeflr term of for 2year and Stokes1 of for a 1 year ternv presided 4 free luneh regional r pf the Northern District of lowaljjramthevFederal Land Bank of Omahdf was also preBeni at the meet Henry Claasseri and daughter were visitors in Sioux Albert of is visiting his and other east of George of came to visit her and Grant and other relatives and Forrest of and of Sioux came today to visit in the home of their and An People are urged to save all paper as there is now a serious short Merchants will appreciate it if customers will bring ther own bags for Clifford and Fred who are serving in the ar rived Tuesday from New York City to spend a brief furlough among rel atives and Richard of the Naval Training Station at arrived Monday on to visit in the home of his Jess southeast of Floyd Wiloox has taken over the Hiway Service Station from Robert Adams for the as the latter has been accepted for army service and will report for duty Wilcox was formerly connected with the Highway Service Milton Lackey and daughter and and Rob ert Barr went to Sioux to see the latters Hayes who received a severe back injury while at work the stockyards there and is being treated in a A dinner was given in honor of and Wayne Andersen at the Andrew Andersen south east of Those present were Walter Prestage and of Sioux City and Clarence Andersen and and Calvin Andersen and of In the afternoon and Fred Heeren were call ers at the Andersen Funeral services for Frank Wil who passed away at the Zim merman Home in LeMars on Wednes day of last were held here in bhe Ross Funeral Home last Friday conducted by pastor of the Williams wag born in Worth and bad just passed his 84tli He had lived at the Kendall Hotel the past few years and beforehis retire ment had worked at his a car penter in this Kebad rel none of them lived near A number of his friends attended the last Interment in River DEATH SUMMONS AKRONS OLDEST BUSINESS MAN Weidenfeller Had Operated Meat Market Here Nearly Half Century Death came to end the suffering oJ one of Akrons best mown and most highly esteemed bus ness men and at his home icre just before oclock Mon day Febrjiary He iad been in failing health for several months from heart trouble and com He attained the age of 71 S months and 21 Aloysius Weidenfeller was born in May and came to fee United States at the age of four He lived at several then at Hawar and come to Akron in the spring f buying a meat market vhich he continued to operate up to he time of his or for nearly ortyeight His Anthony md have been associated with lim in the meat and grocery business he past several Weidenfeller was preceded in leath by his wife and one several years Left to mourn his departure are four daugh Clarence of Jeffer Hector of Josephine and at ome two Anthony and ioth of and five grandchild They have the sincere sympathy f the community in the loss of a kind and devoted Weidenfeller was a man who closely and strictly to busi seldom if ever having taken a acation during the nearly a half cen ury he had been in business He was a man of upright character and trict A great lover of mu ic and a fine he served faith atrick s Catholic church for many Weidenfeller was the old st business man on the street in point f continuous and he will be jreatly missed in the life of the com mnity in which he had filled an im ortant part for nearly fifty Funeral services were held at 10 clock this Thursday morning in Patricks Catholic church ancl aere was a large attendance of rel tives and Tnst and he was assisted n the services by Casey and 11 former pastors of Patricks Interment was in the Cath lic cemetery UNION CREEK TEXT SUNDAY MORNING The following Junior Mission pro gram will be presented at the Union reek Lutheran church on ebruary at 10 CHATTER Norka Theatre Features For The Coming Week At the Norka Theatre during the coming week the program will consist of a fastmoving Dix a ell cast comedy and a On Friday and Saturday February 25 and the attraction is to be a fine western Buckskin with Richard Dix in the leading ably assisted by Jane Albert Loo Vic tor Lola Max Baer and other film Here is a swell outdoor with the Earned Richard Dix at his It is he story of a builder of in which fame and fortune are secondary b his vision of the shining rails which shall open the West and bring pros perity to its His in lomitable spirit constantly fights for lis idea of progress against the young trailblazers in the freight ivho want only a wagon The panoramic sweeps of the great wagon trains on the western pistol fights between large of all things which one ms grown to expect in these are ery much in evidence and often reathtaking in their scenic The Norkas offering for Saturdaj nd February 27 and wil e the Government t presents topical witli a necessary propagandist message tlia will be generally This is the itory of what goes on behind the in wartime me particular girl who unintention ally got her boss in trouble and ther iad to find a wayoutfor he was a jenius with machines but a dub witl and if she didrit fess up he vould be fired by the Senate Investi gating Carrying most of he comedy and ratingcredit for an nitstanding job is Olivia de Haviland xt in line are Anne Sonny ufts and Jess filling the roles o which they have been assigned very On the program for Wednesday March will be Dar ing a comedywith unusual number ol ne musical offerings ofRoy Acufl nd His Smoky Mountain Boys am the Tennessee Ramblers and the ladio Rogues some swell impersona ions by Radios Popular Entertainers nd the presence of Isabel Randolph Uppington of Fibber Mc ree and Molly As the romantic Frank Albertson and Lorna rray do nice while Irene Ry n s antics take care of the Be the Gospel Ban Scripture Reading and oann Life and Let It Medical Missions in Margaret aryl Lin First Chinese u d r e y Hope is Built on Noth ig ORMER AKRON WOMAN IS ALLED IN OKLAHOMA Loretta Cobb a for er resident of an aunt of of this and a sister the late passed away ebruary at illowing a long Peery as born April at West Un Survivors include her hus one of ansas one enry of Sioux and iree The Peerys have any friends who extend sym thy to the family of this esteemed The funeral and interment as at BORN A son to and Harvey west of at Akron Hospi February A to and Orville west of by Caesarean at February EMMANUEL CHURCH Sunday school at 10 m Morning service at ogor of ill iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiininiiiiiiiiiimiin LOCAL NEWS NOTES imiiiiiiiiiiiitiiiiiiiiinimiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiniitDitiitiiiiiiiiiiniiiniiiiuiiiiii John Hanson made a business trip to Sioux Monday Fowler was a busi ness visitor in Sioux and Kennedy visited friends in Sioux City the last of the Miss Persis one of the local visited home folks at over the week Dwight of the Gamble went to Des to take the physical examination preliminary to induction into the armed Miss Margaret a student at Iowa State visited in the home of her and the latter part of last Cross returned Monday eve ning from where he had been receiving treatment at one of the hospitals for which has pain fully affected one of his arms and and Clark and baby arrived yesterday from North western for a visit in the home of her and Carl Clark will go to State March to Willis Fireman First Submarine is spending a two weeks leave with his and Arthur A of near He just returned from Pearl where he has been stationed for the past six and Harold of were guests a few days of and Elmer northwest of They also attend ed a silver wedding anniversary party for and Wetrosky in Hawar den Eberhard is Wetroskys Roy from Desert where he has been in visited here with his broth James and southeast if and other the lat er part of last going from iere to Sioux Falls to visit in the lorae of his and before being transferred to an army camp in the MANY MORE MEN IN COUNTY TO GET CALL TO SERVICE Over 250 Men Now Placed In Al Classification Heavy Draft In March The draft call for men for army and navy service from Plymouth lounty was and it was well that ihis was as last week there were ess than a dozen men who had passed lieir physicals and wore available to ill the calls for both This situation is soon to undergo a as more than a hundred men lave been ordered to report for their jhysical examinations in the near fu and like calls are to fill future As matters now a man cannot be called less than 21 days af ter he has passed his physical examin but with the creation of a larger group of accepted men this period is extended to 45 Most of the men who will be called into service this year will be About the only others from whose ranks draft calls can be filled are 18 yearolds and volunteers who were placed in 3A because of and there are now more than 250 men in the 1A in Plymouth with quite a number of the 3As yet to be Men in the list of 1A ns of Febru ary 12 who live in western Plymouth county are as several of whom have already been notified to appear for physical examination Clayton Harvey Gerald Alan Tindall Walter Richard John Carl Edwin Philip Ernest Harry Albin Arnold Clifford Otto Richard Norvin Elmer Clarence Joseph Donald Elk Arnold John Marvin Orin Frank Holger Edward METHODIST CHURCH NOTES Worry is a great multiplier of Life is never easy for the man who carries The Gods and Its will be the theme for the sermon next Sunday February is the World Day of Prayer and will be observed at the Methodist with the three other churches joining in the at president of our Womens will be the leader this Our Womens Society is sponsoring a timely and interesting program on Wednesday March at Van the high way contractor from who iclpcd build the Alcan or Alaskan Highway from the United States to will show the motion pictures he took of the work being done and the country through which it was The will serve re freshments at the close of the pictures ond the admission charge will be only 25 The average person who is look ing for faults will find them more quickly by looking inside ALBERT BAPTIST CHURCH NOTES February Unified service of followed by the Sunday school March Ladies Association meets at with Elva Youngstrom as host Thursday prayer and Bible study at the OLEN TO SHOW COLORED FILMS OF ALASKAN HIGHWAY Come to the Akron Methodist church March at and enjoy colored films of the Alas kan 25 lunch LOCAL NEWS NOTES William formerly of Farrel Among others notified to appear soon for the preinduction physical examination are Blankenburg and Duane of and Beryl of and George Thorberg were visitors in Des Moines over the week and Helmor of near spent Sunday here with rela tives and and Lundberg came from Sioux City for a Sunday visit with their Robert Pollock and Sandra of Fort visited PLYMOUTH COUNTY PUPILS URCHASE WAfc BONDS Plymouth county girls and who reported to Miss Christine member of the lymouth county War Executive com the purchase of bonds during he Fourth War Bond are District Elkhorn township lussell District Grant township oris Jean Joan Mary Frances Pe er Lynn Schwier tfiss Laura District Johnson township Donald Armand VIerlyn Robert Marlene William Russell Loretta District Sioux township Gladys Westfield Consolidated Richard Billy Joyce Hum George Laurence Mary Larry Eileen Eleanor Joan Win John A CALL TO PRAYER A Call to Prayer goes out to all are invited to join in a ellowship of prayer the world around ri the World Day of February at at Akron Methodist Union ser LEASANT HILL CHURCH Sunday school at Morningworship at Evening gospel 8 DONALD Buy Victory StampsBonds last Friday in the home of and Walter of visited relatives and friends here He reports a good run of business at his welding and machine shop in The Misses of Sioux visited over the week end in the home of their brotherinlaw and and Alve northwest of A marriage license was issued Feb ruary 14 at to Har ley and Miss Margaret both of The young people have been attending Ak ron High John who recently sub mitted to an operation at the Akron is now improving right A of Har pers visited Mc Malion and family last PIONEER WOMAN OF NEAR ADAVILLE CALLED FEBT 13 Edith Brown Was Native Of Funeral At Church Funeral services were held on Wed nesday afternoon of last week in the United Brethren church at Adaville for Edith who pissed away February at the home of her Elmer following a at the age of 79 4 months and 11 The service was conducted by the and a large number of friends and neighbors were in at tendance to pay a final tribute of re Editli Bristow was born near Lon October and when six years old came to America with her and Henry They settled in liv ing there a few years and then com ing to Plymouth where she had since resided with the exception of six years slio lived in She was united in marriage with Charles September he being a well known farmer and stockman of the Adaville Her husband preceded her death several years as did one daugh She is survived by five sons and two daughters Wes Elmer and Bertsel all of Adaville vicinity of and Alice east of town also by twenty grandchildren and six greatgrand Brown was widely known and highly esteemed in a large circle of friends and She was a faithful member of the United Brethren church for fifty BIO SPRINGS BAPTIST CHURCH Friday Young Peoples monthly A good followed by refresh ments and social February Proservice prayer Morning worship sermon by the pas tor special music Sunday with classes for all age Evening service sermon and special Come and receive a February Midweek service Bible testi mony and You will always find a warm wel eome at the white church on the PIEST CHURCH OF CHRIST Sunday Bible school at 10 00 Preaching service at 11 COUNTY RED CROSS DRIVE STARTS SOON Committees Appointed To Contact All Families Quota Of Is Set Plymouth county Bed Cross War Fund announces today that the nino district chairmen Amde from another dip in temperL intcd roportBd their ure to 16 be ow zero Friday morn1 J1 of tn in ature ing 6f last the weather has been quite Rain Monday night turned to but only about an inch It has been moderate and thawing yesterday and Eaymond Erieson arrived last week from where he has been in training in the at Reeds to spend a furlough in the home of his and Alve northwest of before being transferred to another Army Air The Akron High boys basketball team lost a game by a fivepoint mar gin to the Hudson High team last Fri day the final score being 32 to The Akron High team will par ticipate in theBoys Sectional tour nament in Sioux City next on Thursday and They will play the first game with the Trinity High of Sioux In observance of their twentyfiftu wedding and Elmer northwest of were given a very pleasant surprise at a party arranged by their daugh Bruce Miller and How ard at the home of the for mer About 50 relatives were A fine dinner was served and a delightful season of sociability and Wetrosky were the recipients of many nice along with wishes for long years of continued wedded tion of volunteer workers to insure a complete coverage of every home in Plymouth The drive will open in the county Febru ary 28 the announcement of the exact date of the drive in the Akron district will be given in this paper next in a talk to the LeMars Rural workers at Fri day night From American boys I have heard nothing but praise of the Red Cross and its count less They need the Red The Red Cross in this county needs for its share of the 1944 War than double last years Anyone familiar with the work of the Red both in Plymouth county and with our armed and with the prisoners of war will count it a privilege to give gener Your Red Cross is at his If we in Plymouth county cannot ac tually give a pint of we can in sure that the supply is never exhaust ed by giving the per pint needed to process that lifesaving pint of chapter chairman Harms and Earl mem ber of the Executive who shows a Training Film for will hold meetings every evening this week with workers in all parts of the coun All who will assist in the drive will attend the meeting nearest hia Continued on last page
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