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   Akron Register Tribune (Newspaper) - March 9, 1944, Akron, Iowa                                VOLUME 57 SOUTH DAKOTA AIR CORPS MAN AND TEACHER MARRY Lutheran Parsonage At Elk Point Was Scene Of Happy Event March 3 and Joseph of announce the marriage of their to Sergeant Russell son of and of at the Lutheran parsonage in Elk on March Jacobson The bride is a graduate of the Ak ron High school and Eastern State Normal at where she was member of Alpha Phi national scholastic and the Melddian At present she is grade principal of the Beresford pub lie school at The groom is a graduate of the Bryant High Before entering the service of his country he was em ployed at Bryant by the Municipal Light and Power At pres ent he is stationed with the Army Air Force at Mountain where the newly married couple plan to make their home at the close of the school After the Utesch and his bride left for a short visit with and friends at where she formerly taught in the The many friends of the couple offer congratulations and Wishes for a full measure of joy and MARCH 1944 WINTER TAKES LATE WHACK That Old Man Winter still packs a healthy even in was well demonstrated fore part of this when some of the most dis agreeable and uncomfortable weather of the season was experienced in this Starting with a snowfall of aboriFfwp incites afternoon and a cold wind de veloped Monday and continued all day and night and through ac companied by intermittent flurries of The biting blowing from 30 to 35 miles an also drifted the snow that laid on the ground cleared off and moderated some Azero temperature was registered this morning Thurs but more pleasant weather now seems in Several local firemen took a very chilly ride in the fire truck at oclock Tuesday morning to the El mer Anderson ten miles southeast of It proved to be nothing worse than a chimney whih was soon extinguished by local This was most as a gale was and had it gotten a a destructive blaze would surely have As it the only damage was a cracked chim The fire department did not have to go into AVIATOR REPORTED MISSING IS SAFE and Klemme Receive Word Prom In India There was great rejoicing in the home of and Emrey northwest of when word was received that their Kenneth who had been reported as missing in flight in the Asiatic area since February 7 by the War Depart was This good news was received in a cable sent by Kenneth to his On February 28 the War Department also wrote them that their son had been found and that with the crew of thoir was walking out of the and assured them that further reports regarding Ken neth would be forwarded On March they received a message stating that their son was back at his safe and who entered the Army Air service October is an aerial engineer on an Army Trans port plane which regularly flies a 900 route from India to cany ing iwar Part of this route passes qvor Himalaya inountain range in the The location of the airports vasjjjMrt At about the time Klemme was reported brief mention was made in press dis patches that two transport planes had collided in the clouds over the Hima layas and and it was the sup position that the crews of both of the planet were TRINITY LUTHERAN CHURCH Pastor Sunday school and Bible class at 10 Divine worship 11 m The fourth Midweek Lenten ser vice will be held Wednesday beginning at 8 The Mission Circle will meet in the church parlors on Tuesday with Miss Violet Jacobs The Ladies Aid will meet in the church parlors with Frank Eden as And the high priest stood the and asked An swerest Thou nothing f what is it which these witness against Theef But He held His and answered Again the high priest asked andsaid Art Thou the the Son of the Blessed And Jesus I am and ye shall see the Sou of Man sitting on the right tiand of and coming in the clouds of Then the high rent his and What need we any further witnesses Ye have heard the blasphemy what think ye And they all condemned Him to be guilty of Mark We welcome you to worship with CHATSWORTH Pastor Sunday school at Divine worship service at 2 The Mission Circle will meet in the church parlors at Akron on Tuesday with Miss Violet Jacobs as We welcome you to worship with EMMANUEL CHURCH Sunday school at 10 m Preaching service at 11 con ducted by Roger of Pe Confirmation class meets Sunday afternoon at Womans Missionary Society meets with Clifford Johnson on Wed March LOCAL NEWS NOTES Hugh Chamberlain left Friday for a his and family at Staff and Kenneth Small came from Big to spend a furlough with their parents and other relatives and Charles Boetger arrived Tues day from Los to spend a furlough of about ten days with his and Ernest md other relatives and Miss Eileene Waterbury was able to resume work at the Pantry Lunch this week after a severe illness of about wo weeks with strep throat and a hreatened attack of Ruben who is sta tioned at Camp Los arrived Monday to spend a furlough with his and and other relatives and from Ha to visit in the home of her and also with her James here on a brief visit from Des Moiaes be fore being transferred as state agent from Iowa to West and Claude Seamands and little of ar rived Monday for a several days visit with his and and other relatives and Seamands was recently inducted into the service and chose the He will report for duty first of next The Nelson Hatchery received four new incubator with a egg which were installed this This brings the hatcherys to tal hatching capacity to baby chicks every three The hatch ery also received Monday its first shipment of turkey poults of the sea there being in the and more will follow and John Smith went to Sioux to attend the funeral of her Sidney Far who passed away that fore noon after a long He had been employed as a clerk the Sioux City postoffice and was active in Masonic circles Surviving are his a of Sioux and his to whom the sympathy of many friends is and Zierath received the glad tidings in a telegram yester day morning that their youngest Kenneth who was se verely wounded in action in southern Italy several weeks had arrived from an Army base hospital there at South and would receive further hospitalization in an Army hospital in this It is hoped Zierath will be able to come home for a at before many CHARLES HAD LIVED M UNION COUNTY SINCE 1872 Fanned Sixtyone Years In Spink Rites Held On Thursday Funeral services were held Thurs day afternoon of last week for Charles who passed away at his home west of in Union on February at the age of 89 7 months and 10 Charles Henry Reames was born near Greene July Hitt mother died when be was but four years of and he was shifted about among relatives un til the age pf when he left Iowa in company with some cousins in a prai rie drawn by a team of to seek his fortune in Oklahoma and He tried mining and later was hired by a large company to hunt He then did some steamboat ing on the Missouri but the which he was burned near He arrived in Union county then Dakota Territory in 1872 and secured employment at the Stowe south of Elk where he worked for several He mar ried Lillie Belle August and they lived near the Stowe mill until when they settled on their farm in Spink town Union where he resided until His wife preceded him in death November He survived by his only daugh Naomi who has made her home with him for many Reames became a member of Elk Point and was among the oldest living members of the frater nity He was also a member of Oriental Consistory D Services were conducted at at home and at last Thursday at the Pleasant Hill with Donald The final service at the graveside was in charge of the Ma sonic Palbearers were Srover Harvey Welch and Adolph Interment was in the family lot in Pleasant Hill ceme The Rossow Funeral Funeral Home was in HOUSEWIVES ABE URGED TO SAVE AND SELL WASTE FATS Mayor Brown has received from the General Salvage Branch of the War Production at Des a most urgent request to get behind a movement to have every bousewife in the community salvage and market every available ounce of household fats as a material aid in the war It is not a matter of asking people to donate these as the housewife is being paid 4c a pound in cash and is given two meat ration points free for every pound of used household fats that she brings to her The four cents are paid by the two meat points are given to her by our This Is not a pre mium on It is a way of bringing home to all women the urg ency of fat Just remember Five pounds of salvaged fat will provide the chemicals for a depthbomb charge to fight Thirtyone pounds of fat must be salvaged in order to supply the necessary rubber for tires for a 2V2ton army Fats are vital materials of war LOCAL PEOPLE VIEW SCENE OF FLYING FORTRESS CRASH Quite a number of local people mo tored Sunday to the scene of the crash of a big Flying Fortress plane from the Sioux City Air Base at a point about five miles east of Adaville at 6 oclock Saturday The air plane carried nine and when one of the motors caught three of the men baled out and landed safe ly by aid of their Soon after the plane crashed in a cornfield it exploded with terrific killing the six occupants The big ship was practically blown to parts of it being scattered over ap proximately a fortyacre Where the machine struck the ground it plowed a wide swath two or three hundred feet People visiting the scene of the fatal accident were able to pick up many small metal parts of the demolished machine as Try WantAd and get results 1 TALKIE CHATTER Norka Theatre Features For The Coming Week The program of talking picture en tertainment at the Norka Theatre dur ing the coming week will include a period a heartthrob drama and a The offering for Friday and Satur day March 10 and will In Old Whatever the period and locale ofa motion pic its chief requisite for popularity is its ability to In Old Oklahoma need have no audience trouble that as its 102 min utes of lusty and exciting entertainment should easily find majority approval wherever it is Not the least of the films at tributes is its combination of period flavor the setting is Oklahoma early in the 20th century and the right players to bring to life the characters of Thomson Burtis John Martha Albert George Gabby and Marjo rie Rambeau are all ideal choices for their roles and essay splendid per The rush of Wayne and bis oil caravan to reachthe refinery forms a climax abounding in suspense and thrills as manmadefprairie spills and explosions harass the hero and his All things In Old despite the flac cidity of its title because of its simi larity to other in has all the elements to provde an absorbing eve ning for A soulstirring Happy with Don Frances Harry Ann Cant Richard Crane in the leading features the program on Sunday and Monday March 12 and at the Don a typical American drugstore propri is informed that his Rus has beenkilled in Ame broken and seeks refusing to go to the store or see Harry Gramps who has been dead some twenty casually appears in spirit to take Ameche for a walk about To when was a when he went to when he returned from the last his romance and mar Rustys birth and tJramps then on through a full life as Rusty grew At the end of the walk Ameche has become reconciled to the fact that Rusty did lead a rich As American as Hail Col Happy this story of ihe of life and how it is worth dying for arrives as an emo tion stirring visualization of the splendid story by MacKinlay This is a heavy not long on talk as one might be inclined to for it covers events over many years and moves with There are things such as the first spanking which a dad must joining the Boy the first strawberry Its just plain down to You may not be able to get blood out of a but Happy Land will get tears and laughs out of any A Is Every body Happy is on the bill for Wed nesday March with Ted Nann Larry Bob Haymes and Lynn Merrick compris ing a capable Ted Lewis meets the son of un old vaudeville partner and takes him home with There he proceeds to tell him a story about the hoys father and the girl they both Their strug gle to gain recognition with their new style of music and of their final suc cess at Rectors just before the boys father enlisted for World War AKRON CAGE TEAMS WIN AND LOSE IN TILTS THIS WEEK Local Girls Finally Able To Take One From Boys Lose Third Straight The Akron public school teams came through in their final games of the sea son hero Monday evening with two wins and one while the Akron town team added another to its vic tory in an evening full of bas ketball at the New in the presence of a large and enthusiastic As a curtain a bunch of Akron junior players took on a sim ilar aggregation from and the Akron lads won a nipandtuck 14 to The local boys an nexed all their scores during the first while Hawarden made seven in the first and four in the last An derson and Nail with five each and Morehead with four were high point makers for the home The second game was between the Ireton and Akron High girls strong rivals again this with Ireton having previously won three closelyplayed games from the The Akron girls were determined to win this final which was also the last game for two members of the team who are Evelyn Koch and Arlene Akrons girls made good in this but only after a hardfought con test on the part of both The score at the half was 13all and Akron won out by the narrow margin of 23 to after holding a 10poitit lead at one time in the last Iretons gallant comeback try in the closing minutes of the game was just a trifle short and it proved a most interesting game and a satis factory windup of the girls The score ff pf tp f 5 1 1 11 f 5 1 0 11 0 2 2 f 2 0 1 4 f 0 0 0 0 g 0 0 1 0 g 0 0 3 0 g 0 0 1 0 g 0 0 0 0 2 9 28 fg ft pf tp f 1 0 11 f 3 0 13 f 0 1 1 1 0 0 2 0 g 0 0 3 0 g 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 5 7 25 In the third game of the between the Ireton and Akron High boys Ireton got the jump on the local quint early in the and at halftime held a 20 to 10 ad Both teams a little better than equaled their first period score in the second and Ireton copped top honors at the the count be ing 42 This is the third defeat the Ireton boys have handed Akron this The fourth and final game of the evening was played between the Ire ton and Akron town with Ak ron winning by a sizeable LOCAL NEWS NOTES WllllllllllllllllinillllllllHIIIIIIIIIIIUIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIlllllllllllllllllllHU Miss Lorraine DySard was a visitor in Des Moines over the week Guernsey returned the first of the week from a visit with friends in Sioux Regular meeting of Vesper 61 Friday March at Initiation and bal Leo Tangeman went to Sioux City yesterday to attend a meeting of em ployes of the Northwestern Bell Tel ephone Shoulberg is attending the spring council of the Slate Federa tion of Womens Clubs of in Des Moines this Shoul berg is state director for Religious and James Dalton and of Des spent several days the past week in the home of his Joe and who has been special agent in charge of the Iowa area of the Federal Bureau of Inves tigation the past few has been transferred to Weit Vir UNION CREEK CHURCH Divine services at Sunday school at 10 The Society meets Sunday March at 8 with District Presi as guest Everyone wel please bring sandwiches or cookies for Church board meets Friday evening at 8 in the LESLIE BORN A to and Albert northwest of at the Akron March A to and Delmer northwest of at the Ak ron March A to and Clarence of March A to and Leo northwest of March WASTE PAPER DRIVE WAS POSTPONED UNTIL TUESDAY The Waste Paper Drive scheduled for Tuesday of this week was post poned on account of the stormy and will be staged by the Cub Scouts and school pupils next March Have your old papers and magazines ready for the young people to Buy Defense StampsBonds METHODIST CHURCH NOTES There can be no Christian Civiliza tion without there are many real There can be no real Christians unless those who carry that name really work at the job of being Prayer is avery necessary means of Christian Do you pray Are you satisfied with the re sults you get from your prayer life Come to the Midweek Prayer ser where we not only but study how to Successful Prayer will be the theme for next Sunday morning at our 11 oclock preaching The Utile Dulne club will meet at the parsonage next Tuesday Mrs Harley Small and Miss Olive Pe derson are assisting True Religion is Goodness in True Christianity is Christ serving the world through your life and through other lives who love True Christianity would not long sur vive without the If the church is it is because its membership is made up of followers of Christ who are following Him a long way dont pull and pullers dont ALBERT BAPTIST CHURCH NOTES March Unified Service of followed ay the Sunday school March Annual Missionary Tea at the Miss Otillie of Fellowship House in will be the Mission ary speaker at this All mem bers and friends are urged to Thursday prayer and Bible study at the OLEN PLEASANT HILL CHURCH There will be no Sunday morning Sunday school and preaching ser vices will begin at DONALD LOCAL NEWS NOTES Dan Smith is ill of pneumonia and a patient at the Akron Schutt and baby came to day from Sioux City to visit relatives and Rose Burke came today from ho home of her at Dell to visit relatives and Marcella Vanderham and Tommy and of Sioux vis ted her parents and other relatives and friends here the past Thornton and of Sioux were guests ast Thursday of their Helen Pike and Hugh Chamber Beeck came last week to spend a furlough with his and Fred and other relatives and He is stationed at an Army camp at Indi The Union Creek Extension club will meet March at the lome of with Liouis Ely assistant There will be a demonstration on The club will also have its Mystery Sister The pupils of Breezy Hill in Portland purchased ivorth of Wnr Savings Stamps last The following have purchased War Bonds Ruth Mary Wen dall Durwyn Ron ald Wendell Ken neth Kleihauer and Lee Lois In remitting another years sub scription to the RegisterTribune sev ral days Anna 3415 Third Sioux adds this kind comment Although I have been away from Akron since I still have pleasant memories of the many oldtime and await anxiously for your evor welcome Private Burdette Prestage has informed his and of Sioux former Akron that he arrived at Camp South Car and had a swell but real tired and the heat was extreme in that He also stated he was start ing his basic training of seventeen weeks February Burdette will be remembered here as a student in Ak ron High school last Among the present and former Ak ron men who left last Thursday to re port at an induction center for final physical examination were Rudolph Gerald Richard Clark Henry Walter Floyd Heider and It is understood Brady and Bean chose the Navy ser Only a few of the men failed to pass the examination and a few were accepted for limited NUMBER 31 DEATH SUMMONS YOUNG WIFE AND MOTHER 27 Elvin Powell Was Resident Of Union County All Her Life The community in which she re west of here in Union was saddened by the death of Elvin Powell on Feb ruary at the age of 27 11 months and 10 She had been n poor health during recent jut death came quite Ruby Erickson was born March and grew to young womanhood m Union On October she was united in marriage with Elvin Powell at Elk A Du ane came to bless this union on January Powell leaves to mourn her un timely her one son her Anna of Elk Point one How ard of Elk Point three Palmer and Loren of Elk and Merle of and her Ole of Elk The relatives mve the deep sympathy of many riends in their In her youth she was baptized and confirmed in the Paul Lutheran church and continued a faithful mem serving in the Ladies A and and devoted wife and a fine neighbor and valued she was highly esteemed for her ex cellent Funeral services were held Thurs day March at at the lome of and Hiram Powell and at oclock at the Paul aitheran conducted by the Zelmar Jarson sang two accompanied y his Martin One Merle was unable a come for the Pallbearers were Orlyn Elmer Le loy Howard Clif ord Groon and Eldon Inter ment was in the family plot in Brule Ireek BIG SPRINGS BAPTIST CHURCH March Proworship prayer Horning worship sermon The Christ of the Church the choir will Sunday school Evening service the subject vill Mary of Bethany special March Midweek meeting the study will be the fourth chapter of March Missionary Society meets hostesses vill be Woodie Dwight Lloyd Arnold Lxmdgren will be the de votional You will always find a warm wel come in the white church on the Buy Victory StampsBonds 1 SCHOOL ELECTION NEXT MONDAY Three Directors And Treasurer To Be Named No Contest Anticipated The annual election for the Inde Dendent School District of Akron will e held at the public school building next March from 12 to 7 for the election of three di rectors and a One director will be elected tor a threeyear term o succeed Otto one director for two years and one director for one year to fill unexpired terms of direct ors who and a treasurer for iwoyear term to succeed Friday March was the final date for filing with the school secre tary the petitions necessary to place the names of candidates on the print ed The names of candidates filed were Otto director for threeyear term Grant Gass for twoyear term Melvin for oneyear term Donald for twoyear Larsen Gassinaii are present Lias was nominated to take the place of Fred as and Ross to succeed Brady as Apparently there will be no opposition at Mondays election to the candidates placed in Margaret Hartman went to to visit her and She was accompanied to his home there by her little   

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