Get 1 more page view just for clicking
to like us on Facebook
Akron Register Tribune (Newspaper) - April 27, 1944, Akron, Iowa VOLUME 57 APRIL 1944 NUMBER 38 AKRON HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL TEA W PL AYS FIRST GAME Loses Close Contest To Ireton High Teanls Here Tuesday The AkrdnHigh baseball af ter1 delayed action because of weather finally got to engage in its initial game of the at Ireton on Tuesday Akron lost by the close margin of 2 to 1 in a nineinning they made a fine showing against a more experienced as Ireton had practically all its last gears team mostly seniors in the while only four of Akrons regulars from last season Three of Akrons players were fresh inen and two were Ak ron s players pat up a fine defensive but were weak at Ireton once in the first frame and Akron tied it up in the so that two extra innings were neces sary to determine the Good Iretons ace struck out twenty and allowed only one safe Billy Enockson also twirled a swell game for fanning fifteen and yielding four Miller also caught a dandy game for and all the other players did only a single error being charged to The score by innings R H 4 Akron 1 E Ireton High comes for a re turn game with Akron High on Tues day May at CoachDySard was well satisfied with the Akron teams showing at Ireton Tuesday and he expects to have the local lads in shape to place a game in column next rRINITY LUTHERAN CHURCH Pastor Sunday class 10 Divine worship 11 Confirmation instructions for the children Saturday from to The church will meet Tues day evening in the church Scripture declares these are written that ye might believe that Je ses isthe the Son and ye might have life through John We welcome you to worship BT OHATSWORTH Pastor Sunday school at p The Ladies Aid will meet in the parish hall on with Chris Kluver as We welcome you to worship with At the spring meeting of the Pres church in Sioux City last pastor of Plymouth Presbyterian east helo was elected moderator for the Northwest Iowa district the next six suc ceeding Rev of Cher okee COMES HOME AFTER LONG ALASKAN STAY Joe Blum Was In Service There Over Two Goes to Oklahoma Joe who has been serv ing with a Coast Artillery unit in the Alaskan area for the past two years and three arrived Sat urday evening to spend a furlough with his Francis and other relatives and friends Blum has had many interesting exper iences in the far very few of which can be mentioned on account of military On the ocean trip the boat on which he was traveling took part in rescuing 65 of the crew of 80 of a Liberty car rying explosives and which broke in two and sank in the rough Alaskan The first re ported in Mondays occurred 21 miles off Sanak a small isl and south of the pass between Uni nak Island and the Alaskan penin snjaj extends westward to the beginning of the Aleutian ter Blum will be stationed at Camp Ho is looking and fooling fine and his rel atives and many friends are very glad to see him after his long Nettie Sioux friends hera last Friday METHODIST CHURCH NOTES Many people want what they dont and need what they dont Christianity is the one thing that is necessary to personal progress Nothing else will make a man selfsac rificing and unselfish in the truest Taking a Look Into Heaven will be the theme for your pastors sermon next Sunday April who served one term as a missionary to will be with us on May to bring the annual Thank Offering sermon for our Wo mens Society of Christian Brother Zabilka is now pastor at Mer rill and The Womens Society will meet on May at the church So cial Adams and Seamonds will The postponed Mens Dinner will be weather next May at our church dining room at Dont miss the Stag Feed prepared by the men for the men of the We never really know spiritual truth until we obey That helps to make it a part of your The realization of Gods greatness ought to increase our confidence in His ability to take care of ALBERT CMMANUEL CHURCH Sunday school at 10 m Morning worship at 11 Confirmation class will meet at The annual Mother and Daughter Tea will be held in the church parlors May at All ladies of the surrounding community are cordially i A short pro gram has been of will be the A to BORN Alfred east of April iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiniiiiiniiiiiiiiKiiiiiiiuiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiimiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii LOCAL NEWS NOTES imiiimiiiiimiiniifiii Claire Dalton visited relatives in Ross of Rapid ar rived for a visit rela tives and Lena Von Hagel was taken se riously ill suffering a and her condition remains Anna of Sioux came Saturday to visit in the home of her and Henry of came Monday to join his wife in a visit in the home of their soninlaw and and Richard Harley Small went to Minne Saturday to see her Lola who is employed and who underwent an emer gency operation a couple of days be Brunner went to last Friday to visit her daugh a student at Iowa State and also attended a concert by the Minneapolis Symphony orchestra while Neil McLane arrived last Thursday evening from Camp Breck for a visit with his family and and especially to make the acquantance of a baby daughter born to and Mc Lane on April northwestof put the quietus on a chicken thief on his farm Saturday when he shot and killed a female coyote and then captured her six young puppies from their He took the coyote pelt and the live pups to Elk Point to claim the bounty and Clare Morehead went to Sioux to see their little Janice aged 14 who has been in a hospital there five weeks for treatment follow ing an attack of spinal The little one is showing some improve but it is a slow process of re Ethel Thorson went to Iowa City last Friday to visit her and attended his graduation Sunday from the State University of where he majored in pharmacy and will take the state pharmacy examin ation this Mac was accepted for service in the Navy last week and will soon enter upon those and Gerald Smith and left last Friday evening for after a visit of a couple of weeks or so with relatives and They were ac companied by Smiths Guy who was also here from and will visit her other daughter near The Smiths were very pleasantly en tertained several homes during their stay Ray Smith accom panied his son and family to Sioux Friday PIONEER WOMAN IS CALLED TO HER REWARD FRIDAY Myrtle Crow Had Resided In This Vicinity All Her Life Myrtle an esteemed pioneer resident of this where she had spent her entire passed away at 10 oclock Friday April in the Lutheran Hos pital at Sioux entered on April 18 for from which she failed to Crow had been a most patient sufferer for quite a few months and seldom made any Her greatest concern was for her children and her grand She attained the age of 67 years and 7 Myrtle Edith Knapp was born Sep tember in Hancock Plymouth a daughter of Cyrus and Harriet Palmer who homesteaded near Elk Un ion county then Dakota in In 1874 her parents moved o southwestern Plymouth Their family consisted of thir teen On September on her Myrtle Knapp was united in marriage with Henry the marriage taking place at the old family home in Hancock Plymouth They resided on farms in Plymouth county and in Un ion until when moved to at which place she has resided ever This union was blessed with child ten of whom are still One died in Those are seven sons and three daughters George and Wesley of Iowa and Roger of Virginia Frank of William of Iowa Robert of Iowa Iva of Akron Violet TALKIE CHATTER Norka Theatre Features For The Coming Week At the Norka Theater the coming week the program of talking picture entertainment will consist of a west a Stooge a musical com edy and a There will be another double fea ture offering on Friday and Saturday April 28 and The 1 feature will be a swell Hands Across the with Roy Rogers and Trigged in the lead ing A singing cow boy is given a job by the owner of a large ranch in order to Keep him from being thrown into the town clink for There he soon tumbles to the competitors plans to get rid of the owner and add that ranch to Iris own large Upon the death of the lie gets the daugh ter to take with his jut the ranch back on a paying The addition of top production num bers plus a grand finale that rivals many an A makes this one of the best Roy Rogers films to Among the outstanding musical num bers are the title and The Lady With the High Butto There is also the singing o a new Janet wh presents two Spanish songs with con siderable appeal Trigger doing tricks some nice dance numbers and man other entertainment feature is a Stooge Dizzj Pansy of Sioux She also leaves twentynine grand and the following brothers and of West field Lily of Daisy of Salt Lake Utah Rose of Akron fva of Mis Cyrus and of Her died in and four brothers and one sister also preceded her in Crow was baptized and joined the Methodist church in her early married life and later affiliated with the Akron Christian She was one of the pieneers whose unfaltering courage and devotion to duty helped make life A kind and de voted wife and a helpful and sympathetic neighbor and she was revered for her many excellent When she was very young she helped operate a ferry across the Big Sioux Now dear We cannot see you But we will surely see thee In a land less sad and You have left us for a happier Home on Where all dear loved ones Will meet thee bye and Funeral services were held Tuesday afternoon at o clock in the Ak ron Methodist conducted by A the Hymns were sung by a quartet composed of Miss Frances Hugh Cham Behmer and Nel with Max Pollock as accom Interment was in Riverside All ten of Crows children were here for the final DISTRICT COURT JUDGE CALLS EXTRA PANEL OF JURORS In district court at LeMars last the or dered an additional panel of petit ju rors on account of the absence of a number of the jurors on the reg ular they having been excused from duty to attend to urgent work on the farms at seeding They were cited to appear on April at 10 Those called from the west end of the county were Lucille Chester DuBois and all of In he case of Helen Klauer et al Mildred Smythe et the final report of the Dan was ap proved and the court ordered payment jf fees to the and the partition of property Miss Lucille daughter of and Dick has re sumed to her home from Los where she has been employed in be Douglas Aircraft On Sunday and Monday evenings April 30 and May the offering wil be a muscal Around th featuring Kay Kyser anc His who are touring overseasStations of the armed forces In Marcy whosi father is in the Army in Washington is trying to get back to the Sh joins the troup and receives word o her fathers death in but goes on in the final show to sing the hi The comedy lineup of very ca pable names keep up a barrage o Marcy McGuire turns in swell KayJKyser works very hard as a sort of straight man foi all the Miscjia a pi Joan Davis supplies plenty ol as does Wally Brown in a con versation piece as skipper of the trans The picture covers the lightei side of the without the action ele ments of the usual war A stirring postwar drama will be presented Wednesday May 3 Clarence None Shall A Nazi husband after the is handed over io an International Court for trial foi his During his all his misdeeds and inhuman acts are re for it is up to the people of the world to pronounce The whole world has its attention focused on the problem which this picture pre tends to It is true that the idea is pure for the trial is an ex cuse to present in retrospect the mur horrors and crimes of the without any suggestion of what pun ishment should be meted It is a powerful and moving screenfare that stirs the American sense of fair play and nilllllllllljIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIW LOCAL NEWS NOTES niiiniiiiHiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiininiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiniiiiiiiiiiinHniiiiiiiiiiiiiniiiiiHa Edmund Blum and daughter visited relatives and friends in Sioux City last The next regular meeting of the will be held with May The cemetery meeting at the Pleas ant Hill church was postponed until Monday May at the Rex who is staying with her and visited friends in Sioux City over the week Ray who is sta tioned at is spending a flulough wth his and Max and other rel atives and Pike arrived lastThurs day evening from Camp to spend a furlough with his wife and children and other relatives and He is being transferred to Camp near in which city he formerly Miss Anne Bohnenkamp and James Trautt representecj Court of at a Silver Jubilee testimonial In honor of the twenty fifth anniversary of the consecration of Bishop of Sioux The banquet was held there at the Mayfair at Sundays steady downpour of rain brought with what fell Friday and Saturday evenings and Monday the total precipita tion for the week has been about two It cleared off nicely Tuesday and the weather has since been much more favorablefor farm MORE PLYMOUTH MEN CALLED FOR PREINDUCT10N All Are Under Thirty Years Are Called Prom Farms Orders were mailed out to thirty six men in Plymouth county to report nst week at the induction center for jreinduction physical These men aie all thirty years of ago r under and many of them are elassi lecl 2A or None of them are There are not enough men available to fill the call A call has receivedfor a few men already accepted to report for in duction early in but no such 3alls were received for It is nticipated there will be later and arger calls for men to report next A few of the men over 25 who have been accepted on physical examina tion have volunteered for immediate service and hope to be called next They are men who have up their jobs or made arrangements to leave their businesses and arc anxious to get military service started as soon as The county has few men 25 or under who can be used to fill calls under present as nearly all of them are working farms and this county cannot send many men until the age limit is raised or agricultural deferments FIRST OHUEOH OP CHRIST Regular services will be observed at the church next Bible school meets at 10 Worship at 11 Sermon AH Out for the ALL WE by we lose in missing the truth by wo lose in selfconfi dence by we pay for in self respect by we lose in the loss of friends by we pay for in un certainty by we lose when we speak the sober truth by defying we lose in serenity of life SO WHY NOT TURN OVER ANEW LEAFAND FOLLOW CHRIST MORE CLOSELY Its never too late to So why not start out next week in the right way by being present in the Lords house1 Let your influence count for the Kingdom of God AKRON HIGH STUDENTS WIN AWARDS IN POETRY CONTEST Following were the Akron High school Seniors poems awarded Certi ficates of Acceptance for the Annual Anthology of High School Poetry by the National High School Poetry As of Los RAIN DROPS patter rain drops Isn t the world lovely In the shining rain Nature washes Tiny blades of Making the world handsome For a little Flower blossoms open From the blessed Their life will still continue The same in our Lois THE HUNT Calling gently throughout the PLEASANT HILL CHURCH Sunday school at Evening Gospel service at The cemetery meeting was post poned until Monday May at the Ladies Aid will meet in the home of Edwin Thormodsgard ou Wed nesday May DONALD LEGION AND AUXILIARY NOTES The annual Mothers Day oi the American Legion Auxiliary will be observed at Legion Tuesday eve May at 8 o Each mem ber is asked to be present and bring a mother as a A program is being arranged and refreshments will be LOCAL NEWS NOTES iiiiiiiiiuiiiiiiiiiiiuiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiniiiiiiiuiiiiuiiiii Mrst Peter a visitor in he snow has turned the fields to white As through the he wily fox wends his way 3n padded feet he scents the trail f an early rising bevy of he sun rising on snowy scene Jives to the meadow a glimmering he quail look about with darting teady to give the signal to fly And closely watch the trail Twill be easy for the fox to Vith quickened step and snarling Mie fox attacks in the wink of an eye tartled quail rise a flurry of wo are too they fail to he fox fulfills his hungry hen wends his way toward lonely Bruce JATHOLIO CHURCH SERVICES Akron Holy Mass The third and fifth Sundays of be month at The second and fourth Sundays of ic month at Confessions will be heard at 4 nd 8 on Saturdays preceding he third and fifth Sunday of the Westfleld Holy Mass The third and fifth Sundays of IB month at The second and fourth Sundays of le month at Confessions will be heard at 8 FATHER of Sioux Cen for thirtyone years one of the eading auctioneers in northwest nnounced last week that he was quit ng the auction sale He will ivide his time between his real estate nd loan business in Sioux Center and is fruit farms in Rama er has cried some farm sales uring his thirtyone years of aue and Burnight made trip to their summer home at Lake Sioux City Akron stores will resume Wednes day evening opening for the season on May Hamilton Farmers will meet in the Andrew Bre dall home Monday May Miss Jean of came Saturday to visit her and and other relatives and Miss Marian Gusman returned Sun day to the home of her hav completed her second years work at the State Iowa and Lowell of Long have af ter spending a 20day furlough at the home of Stintons and Miss Doris who had been visiting in the home of her arid with relatives at Elk left Tuesday for Los where she is Robert Burnight returned to after a few weeksvisit with relatives and She was accompanied there for a visit by her Elvira Curtis Lewison and spent the week end with rel atives in Sioux and while there called on Miss Lorraine a member of the Akron High school Sen ior who has been a hospital pa tient there the past few Akin and her of Sioux were here Sat the former seeking a house for her as her is preparing to locate in Akron for veterinary For the pres ent they are staying with Akins and in Wayne of Pasa visited a few days during the week with her husbands and Andrew southeast of and other relatives She was returning a visit with her Staff Wayne at North Caro before he recently left for over seas Andersen left Tues day for where she is em ployed in the office of a bond and in vestment The JuniorSenior first of the activities in connection with the close of the school will be held Thursday May at in the New The Senior class a threeact Every Family Has will be presented in the New Auditorium on Tuesday May at The Commencement exercises this year will be held Thursday eve May when a class of twenty seven will bo graduated from Akron High TO HOLD EXAMS FOR RURAL EIGHTH GRADE PUPILS At Several Centers In For Promotion Late In May State examinations for all Plym outh county rural eighth grade pupila will be given during the week begin ning May 1 and up to and including May The which has been prepared by the State Superintendent of Public includes the following subjects Read Language Science and find The pupils may write the examina tion in whichever center of the coun ty is most convenient for Coun ty Peterson will conduct the ex aminations from 9 to 4 those in the west end of the county be ing May Akron public school May District Sioux Seventh grade pupils will write no examinations this except in which examination will be giv en by the rural teachers in the rural The Eighth grade promotion exer cises for the rural Eighth grade grad uates will be held in LeMars late in LOCAL YOUNG MAN SERIOUSLY INJURED IN AUTO ACCIDENT Duane son of and Everett was seriously injured in an auto accident while enroute from town to his southeast of Wednesday evening of last In with him when it left the road and turned over three times in a ditch Max Vreugdenhil and both of whom were fortun ate enough toescape in was driving in a thick fog when the accident making visbility The injured young man was re moved to a Sioux City hospital in the Rossow where he received medical attention and an xray exam Besides other he was found to have sustained a frac tured vertebra in the dorsal region of the He was placed in a cast and will be laid up for some time FORMER AKRON WOMAN IS SUMMONED AT VERMHiLION Martha Tripp a for mer Akron passed away at Dakota on March She is survived by two John north of Elk and Minnie of Her and John were early settlers in Un ion Nellis had re sided in Vermillion for several Private Clarence formerly of this a son of and Robert who has been working in the ship yards at has been accepted for army service and is stationed at Fort Wash AKRON SOLDIER IS AGAIN WOUNDED Jay Robertson Is War Casualty For Third Time In European Area and John northeast of received a letter a few days ago from a buddy of their Jay informing them that their sou had been wounded in the right arm and right leg while in action in the Cassino sector in which makes the third time Rob ertson has been a casualty in the Eu ro peon war theatre during the past six The seriousness of his pres ent injuries was not but his comrade intimated he would be able to write to his parents within a short Robertson was slightly in jured early lust October in the North Africa His second injury came October when a serious bullet wound put him out of commis sion for several months and earned for him the Purple He was able to resume active and his lust misfortune came early in The young mans many friends wish him a rapid recovery and hope he may soon be granted a welldeserved fur lough Bess Foley and Earl Gale and were visitors in Sioux
Once upon a time newspapers were our main source of information. Now those old newspapers are a reliable source for hundreds of years of history and secrets of the past. Now you can search for people, places, and events without the hassle of sorting through mountains of papers!
Newspaper Archive is the world's largest online newspaper database featuring over 145+ million newspaper pages. Plus our database expands by one newspaper page per second for a total of around 2.5 million pages per month! The value of your membership grows along with it.
Those looking to find out more about their forefathers can empower their genealogy search with Newspaper Archive. Within our massive database, users can search ancestors' names for news stories and obituaries. We must understand our past to understand our future!
24 hours a day Monday-Saturday
Your full introductory membership payment will be credited toward the cost of full membership any time you choose to upgrade!
"It is amazing how easy and exciting it is to access all of this information! I found hundreds of articles about my relatives from Germany! Well worth the subscription!" - Michael S.
"I love this site. It's interesting to read articles about different family members. I've found articles as well as an obituary about an uncle who passed away before I was born, and another about a great aunt. It's great for helping with genealogy." - Patricia T.
"A great research tool. Allows me to view events and gives me incredible insight into the stories of the past." - Charles S.