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Akron Register Tribune (Newspaper) - May 4, 1944, Akron, Iowa icfomr VOLUME 57 SENIOR CLASS TO PRESENT ANNUAL PLAY TUESDAY Every Family Has One Is Title Of Clever Comedy In Three Acts The Akron High school Senior class of 1944 will present the annual class a threeact Every Family Has on Tues day May at 8 in the New A synopsis of this clever production is given here with The Reardons are a typical Ameri can whose if hi are only the is a social who tells tales about her glorious She is deliriously happy because she has engineered a match between her and wealthy Shea win The youngest is a demon with a slingshot and the the only is positive he is the coming Eugene the would rather tinker with an auto than ticker and the wisecracking is only concerned with Bing Crosby records and getting ric of the Nana succeeds in do ing thiswith the help of Cousin Lily an adorable liar from down home with stage arriving agrees to impersonate another Cousin Lily if Nana will help her get an acting Her perform ance as the skeleton in the Reardon closet is so convincing and the lurit factsshe revealsso hilariously shock ing that the mighty Parkers take to theirheels in a and Mareia is reunited with the boy she really loves Nana returns to her Crosby records witk the satisfaction of a job weF and Warry decides that even though his distant relative is a bit on thedaft shes the only girlfor v JTollowing is the of characters Penelope a eleven Boetgei Laura mother the fnm ily Bredall Parker a aristo cratic woman in her late Betty Onnen Nana an shrewd lady of sixty odd Fiances Scott MAY the maid of Lois Heyl Reginald the man of the Bob Sargent Mareia pretty and twenty Arlene Milbrodt Conner Parker big and blus tering and fiftyTed Lamoureux Sherwin and goodlooking in a plain v J uies Bay Lily a vibrant girl of seventeen or eighteen Fry Todd about Larsen PLEASANT HILL CHURCH Sunday school at Evening Gospel service at DONALD LOCAL MUSICIANS WIN TWO SUPERIORS Akron School Had Five Entries In State Music Contest At Carroll Members of the Music department of Akron High school won two supe riors out of five entries at the State High School Music Contest held last Friday and Saturday at which can be considered a very good percentage of wins when it is known there were more than a thousand con testants in the various The Akron High winners of first place were Lorraine mezzoso and the comprised of Lorraine Virginia Tuck Audrey Kathleen Phyllis Stryzewski and Frances Akrons other participants were Vir ginia soprano May belle Biiiv rill brass sextet com prised of Junior Elwin Alan Marianne Mayhelle Burrill and Elwood Marie All these young as1 as their Miss Lor raine have thu con grattilations of the community for the excellent showing made in the strong competition in the State They did credit to themselves as well as to their METHODIST CHURCH NOTES The Utile Dulce club will meet next May in the Jen son at 8 God is helpless to help and save us unless we will let Ho cannot give His blessings unless we will ac cept The Kingdom of God will come when men are willing to accept His rule for their lives and not be sat isfied with mental Next May Wm of who spent some time as a missionary to will bring the Womens Societys annual Thank Offering message at the oclock Brother Zabilka is a very pleasing person to know and we believe all will enjoy his The future always holds some hing for the person who keeps faith n Wayside In spite of rain and slippery ortyfour men attended the Mens Dinner at our church Tuesday eve We were sorry the rain made it mpossible for many of our farmer riends to but all who did at ond had a grand We trust hat next time we will be able to have ettcr There will be a School of Missions it First on Fri May The program starts at and will close at members of the Womens So iety and Church School workers are nvited to If you want to get in touch with your ALBERT BAPTIST CHURCH NOTES May 7 Com munion May The Ladies Association meets in the Primary with James Cole man and Emery Tucker as host A Mothers Day program will be 8 Prayer and Bible study at the OLEN Illlllllllllllli LOCAL NEWS NOTES IIUUIIIIIIIUIIIIIIIIIIIIllllllllllIlllllllllllllllii t 1 Regular meeting of Vesper Friday May Joe of Sioux was a visitor Sunday in the homes of her James and Frank and Emery of Rapid were visitors the last of the week with their and Youll of laughs out of he Senior class Every Fam ly Has a threeact at the New Tuesday eve May at 8 Fred who has been assisting at the TipTop went o Sioux City yesterday and left from here for to join her who is serving in the Sea Ronald recently commis sioned a second in the Air orps at Carlsbad Army Air came to spend a fur ough with his and rlenry and other relatives and Claude who has lompleted boot trainingat the Naval Training came the of the week to isit several days with his wife and ittle son and the family of his pa and as well as among friends Norman who is sta ioned at Fort Sam and was spending a furlough with his Laura in Hawar visited here last Thursday with lis grandmother and Anna egen and Miss Marie egen has two brothers in the one in India and the other in Paul Von of the Coast stationed at Quod ly visiting his and Albert Von and other relatives and friends bis He was granted an emer gency leave on account of the serious lines of his Lena Von who passed away about a alf hour before his arrival Sunday This has been an unusually wet There were showers both Sat rday and Monday was the really springlike with he mercury going up to 76 Wsday started to rain again and Vedmsdfiy an allday and evening ain the first three days of bringing inches of precipi that of Tuesday t being and It turned old last night and thin ice formed his Thursday there vere light snow Farm work as been held up by these but the moisture is DEATH SUMMONS WIDELY KNOWN WOMAN SUNDAY Lena Von Hagel Had Been Resident Here More Than Fifty Years Lena Von a resident of Akron and vicinity for more than fifty passed away at her home in this city Sunday April after only a few days at the age of 77 3 months and 15 She was taken ill a week before her on Saturday eve mid although given every care and she gradually fail ed until the final summons Lena daughter of Gehde and Gaeska was born Janu ary at Ost She was bap tized and confirmed in the Lutheran church of her In the year at the age of she left the land of her birtli and came to Amer She came directly to Plymouth On August she was united in marriage with Albert Von Their union was blessed with nine three of whom preceded their mother in After their and Von Hagel farmed in Grant township until when they moved to a farm in Union west of In 1899 the family moved to Akron and Von Hagel engaged in the farm implement business here for a number of Her husband preceded her in death on June The family united with Trinity Lu theran church upon coming to this community in and she remained a true and faithful member through these many She was a mem ber of Trinity Ladies Aid for many Her home and her church were inseparable to in both of which departure She was a member of the local American Legion As a faithful wife and she sought diligently to fill her station As a helpmeet to her husband in the years of their as a selfsacrificing the welfare of home and fam ily were ever near her and she was regarded as a true friend by all who knew Those left to mourn are Four Albert and of Ak and serving with the armed forces somewhere in Eng land two Henry Hitzemann and Anna also of Akron 16 grandchildren 7 great grandchildren two Henry of and George of one Chris of Iowa also a Ehe of other relatives and a host of friends and Funeral services were held Wed nesday at 2 oclock at the family home and at Trinity Lu theran the Miss Phyllis Stryzewski and Pannkuk TALKIE CHATTER Norka Theatre Features For The Coming Week Appearing on the program of talk ing picture entertainment at the Nor ka Theater for the coming week will be n a college a war drama and a Russian On Friday and Saturday May 5 and a double feature will bo Feature is a west Pirates of the depict ing how a gang of hiding un der the cloak of a vigilante commit meet their Waterloo at the hands of a deputy with Tim Edwards anl Nell ODny in the leading 2 is All American a streamlined The attraction for Sunday and Monday May 7 and is Song of or Mini ver in with Hubert Taylor and MGMs rising Susan in a thoroughly appealing love The Russia just before the Nazi tells much about the people of the USSR and that burning love of homeland which has sustained their Per formances by Robert Robcr Bcnchley and Miss Peters are top call and they are ably supported b John Felix Micliau Darryl and Jac queline A musical score draw ing heavily on but no overlooking Shostakovitcli and tin modern Russian provides distinguished There will be offered on Wednesday May a fascinating war time Theres Something About a with Tom Neal am Evelyn Keyes occupying top spots Two classmates at an AntiAircraf Officers Candidate school are interest ed in the same a Civilian Admin istration Secretary on the One a good student and is conscientious about his while the other takes short However when the serious student gets into the glib one takes the blame and is He having won the friendship of the boy and the NUMBER 39 HONOR ROLL Erected to Men and Women Now Serving in Armed j j Forces From Akron and Surrounding Territory BIG SPRINGS BAPTIST CHURCH May Good Fellowship Society meets for a pro gram and May Pray er Morning wor ship we are taking an of fering at this time to help pay off the debt on our Swan Lake Following the there will be the reception of new members and the celebration of the Lords Sunday school Evening May we hope to see you there May Mid week Bring your Bible You will always find a warm wel come in the white church on the sang Abide With Me and Asleep in Acting as pallbearers were August Henry Ralph Victor Anderson and Frank In terment was in Riverside TRINITY LUTHERAN CHURCH Pastor Sunday school and Bible class at 10 Divine worship 11 Confirmation instructions every Sat urday from to The Mission Circle meet in the church parlors on with Miss Violet Jacobs as The Luther League will meet in the church parlors on with Carl Hitzemann We hope that all members of the League will be pres ent for this Plans must be made for the Spring Rally of Luther Leagues which is to be held at Trin ity in the near The Church Council will meet in the church parlors on Wednesday beginning at Your gift or offering for the Lu theran World Action will be received Please use the envelopes sent to you for this Lu theran World Action is Loves Work ing Arm in this wnr war torn For the Love of Christ con straineth We welcome you to worship with OHATSWORTH Pastor Sunday school at 10 Divine worship service at 9 Please bring your offering for Lu theran World Action on iiiiiiniiiiiniiiiiiiiiiuiiiiiiuiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiniiiiiiwniiiii LOCAL NEWS NOTES iiiiiiitiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiniiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiniiiiiiiiii Henry of visited his Lena Von Ha and family last Paul of visited a few days last week with his We welcome you to worship with price is 30 mother and other rel atives and northeast of and John Decker and of arrived Satur day to visit her and Emil and other rela tives and Find out all about it at the New Tuesday May at 8 Family Has Senior class a comedy in three Dont miss Lewis of and Mark of Sioux are surgical and Emil northwest of and Miss Amy west of are medical patients at the Akron Irvin of Sioux a son of Abel east of suffered two fractured vertebrae in an auto accident near the night of April and was taken to hospital at for medical attention and placed in a He will be laid up for several Bergland went to Fair mont to see his The Service Record booklets for sale by the Auxiliary are display in the window of the Thorson A complete record of the boy or girl in the service can be recorded in this book and will be greatly treas ured by them and their families in future It would be a nice gift to a near relatives or if you have none of your own in the If you want please get in touch with Sweeney within the next ten as they are going fast and the supply is The Pictured above is Akrons fine new Honor which was recently erected on the lawn just north of the City Hall Appearing on the Honor Bull are the names of men and women from Akron and vicinity who are now serving in the armed forces of the United Additional names will be placed thereon as more from this territory are inducted into the The Akron Honor Roll was made possible through the generous contributions provided by the The project was sponsored by Hoschler of the American Legion the Akron Commercial Club and the Town of Fred of designed and executed the artistic war scenes which adorn the Honor At night the Honor Roll is illuminated by a bank of concealed giving a very pleasing Following is list of persons from this territory whohave been their names placed onf Akrons Honor Roll Philip Arnold Alverne Milford Leo Philip John Ralph Byron Carl Elmer Kenneth Russell Sperling Stanley Wayne Milton Lynn Herman Arlo Slade Harry Junior Raymond Donald Deceased Emniett Homer Joe Wurth Armand John Fred Herman Albert Chris Byrl Lester Orville Kenneth Orin Joseph Richard Donald Parnell Oscar Glen Vern Willard Arthur Clyde Harold Howard LeRoy Wilson Clayton Francis Bredall Barbara Patrick Claude Wayne Harry Harold Eldon Hailcy Cluett Gerhard Fred Robert Francis Renealdo Victor Jumos Elwin Milton John Donald Outlier Burdcttc Lawrence Robert Carroll Gone Elmer Herman Leonard Ronald Walter Edward Virgil John H Henry Ole Donald Stanley Robert Vernon Leo William Vernon Lester Sylvester Vernon Charles Darcy Ray Herbert Marvin Alvin Francis Jack Matthew William Marvin Wilson Elmer Raymond Harold Hilbert Dorothy Warren Lyle Carroll Jack Clarence John Arnold Kenneth Arnold Ewald Marion Lowell Guy Gaynor Stanley Adolph Bruno Gary Rudolph Kenneth Kenneth Floyd Merlin Enno Elwin Gene Reuben Carl Robert Garth Arthur Glen Leo Stephen George Clayton Wesley John Ruben Marvin John Earl Dwaine Luverne Lyle F Milo Karl Raymond Sidney Alberta Andy Arden Edward Lowell Roger William Waldon Clifford Delbert Marvin Ralph Lloyd Lester Foster Harper James Gordon Sherman James Ralph Albert Arnold Leverne Kenneth Wiliner Knecht Jimmie Eldon Henry Arnold Earl Deceased Herman Hans Milton Arvel Loyd Adolph William Ralph Clifford Leonard Raymond Albert Lee Duane Curtis Richard Harvey Hiram Paul Dort Donald Ernest Darrell Francis Lauren Clayton Howard Kenneth Lowell Bernard Marguerite Marvin James John Kenneth Eldor Arthur Donald Henry George Leslie Allen Gerhiird John Robert Dorothy James De ceased Sidney Marvin Lowell Arnold Charles Manuel Marjorie Gerald John Freeman Errol Wallace De ceased i Warren Lloyd Neil Elmer Continued on Inside Page
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