Get 1 more page view just for clicking
to like us on Facebook
Akron Register Tribune (Newspaper) - July 13, 1944, Akron, Iowa AMD SIAMPS VOLUME 57 JULY 1944 NUMBER 49 MEETINGS CALLED TO DISCUSS RIVER FLOOD CONTROL Elk Point And Westfield Are Designated As The Invited There will be a meeting of all Un ion county farmers who are interestei in Sioux River flood control at th court room in Elk Point on Saturday July beginning at The objectives of the local meeting are Find out if Union county farm era are interested in Sioux river floo Estimate as closely as possibl the amount of damage caused by the Sioux river in Union county in the past three Number of acres flooded and estimated dollars wort of Prepare a written statement on the situation in Union This will be done after all the evidence been submitted by you This written statement represent ing the facts pertaining to the Sioux river flood situationin Union county will then be presented at the public hearing in Sioux Falls on the 19th ol by local representatives chosen at Elk Point or by mail it to If the Con gressional committee finds enough lo cal interest in this and other counties and problem warrants such ac they may then make a Federa flood control project out of it and as sign their best engineers to work it Please bring your neighbors anc anyone else who may be interested and he sure to come if you want some action According to an announcement by Robert of town ship Farm Bureau there at the Westfield High Build ing on July at to the river Flood Con The will be and Carl Fritzsche will djseuss flood control After the the group plan to Bgree on some course of action and present these plans to the Congres sional Flood Control committee meet ing at the Commissioners Room on the first floor of the City Hall in Sioux on July 19 from to If you have any on this plan now to come and present Both parties win when you use RegisterTribune Want AKRON BALL TEAM PLAYS SIOUX FALLS Meet Army Air Base Team There On Sunday Colored Team Here 23rd The Akron baseball team did not have a gnme scheduled for last Sun and the rain would have annulled Next Sunday the Ak ron team will meet its toughest com petition of the as they are booked to play against the Ariny Air Base of Sioux at Sioux Several of the Air Base players are former baseball leaguers and college and put up a fast brand of ball but will try to give them a good argument and hope to maintain their winning eight straight for the The Marauders will later play a return date A week frOm on the Akron will play on the home having as Sioux Falls Air Base colored the and a most contest can be looked for ward as the colored players are re ported to be plenty fast and put up a classy PLENTY MOISTURE THIS WEEK This has been1 another rather wet yet one in the way of moderate with good corn growing Last Friday morning a light rain amounted to 15 but the first three mprn ings this weekbrought heavy down record being as fcfllpws inch and The precipi tation forthe flrat 13 days July amounts to according to the records of weather which is ednsider ablyabofe The total for ihe of June emailgrain harvest wi ill soonbe The METHODIST CHURCH NOTES The last General Conference of ou church said The true end of ceo nomie activity is the satisfaction o human Material necessitie are needed for a good1 life for all mer and are very important in winning and maintaining If we will make a place for God in our life He will make a place fo us The faster the the sooner the Our Youth Group is planning t leave for Okoboji Methodist Cami on Monday July Th first meeting will be at oclocl Monday We hope to have the presentation of our new American flag at th morning worship service next Sun Dont miss this school meets at anc the morning worship and preaching service at The largest room in most of our lives is the room for ALBERT BAPTIST CHURCH NOTES July Uni led Service of followed by Sunday school July he Ladies Association meets at the Youngstrom with Young strom and Warner July 20 Choir practice at the church prayei and Bible study at the OLEN UNION CREEK CHURCH Sunday school at 10 Divine services at 11 Womans Missionary Society meets Sunday at 8 Ladies Aid will meet on July at with Henry Fickbohm and Harolc Stinehart LESLIE LOCAL NEWS NOTES luffliiiiiiuiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiniiiniiniiiiiiiuiiiiiniiiiiiiiiiuiiiiiiiiiniiiiiiniin for a visit with Harkness and Eldon 2askey were visitors in Sioux City ast Holger Boe and children eann rom Sioux Falls the last of the week o visit Frank Hastings left Friday or to visit her pa ents and other relatives and The ladies of Trinity Lutheran hurch invite the publics patronage a bake sale they will sponsor at the Veidenfeller Clayton Small arrived Satur ay from Camp Gordon to spend a furlough with his and Avcry relatives and The Union Creek Extension club vill hold their picnic at the home of Milford An sandwiches and overed Coffee will be fur The TwoinOne club met at the ome of Darwin Friday eve Jiily Prospects for a club our to be held August 13 were dis The next meeting will be at immy Wakemans on August James Klauer came last Fri ay from Camp to pend n brief furlough with his wife nd children and among other rela ives and He expects soon to e tiansferred Fort and Peter Blum and ainily enjoyed a visit Saturday from er Anna and Beverly Kruger and Verle of her Marvin of and her Marlys Koop of Johnny of the Sioux alls Air came down to spend ie week end with his E this also with his sisters and rQthers and A family din er was given Sunday in his honor in ie Home of his brotherinlaw and and Fred and James of Eagle and their a in the Army Air Corps and rho has been stationed in vis ed here the middle of last week with ievformers Mike and Elizabeth and her relatives and and James Foley formerlylived aifl Burnight came ast Friday from Lake ac ompanicd by thoir Bur who Saturday for Wush where he is employed in a va relatives and nd Burnight remained ere ft4ew no looked after usiness PLYMOUTH COUNTY PIONEER SUMMONED Arthur Waddle Came To Adaville Vicinity With Parents In His Infancy Arthur son of Willian Warren and Elizabeth Ann Garve was born in Grant county June He movet with his parents Plymouth county near at the age of six He grew to manhood and wa educated in tha schools of Plymoutl He chose farming as hisoc cupation and farmed for eight year near Merrill and H was married to Sylvia Pearl Crow February in Morningside Sioux He moved with his family to Racine Day coun in where he re sided until in when decided to retire from farming and he and his wife purchased a homo n Failing in he entered the Peabody June on his seventieth He underwent a serious operation on June 18 am jassed away June at at the age of 70 years and 20 Waddle was confirmed in Christian faith April in Methodist church at by Waddle is survived by his wife Sylvia Waddle one Fay Margaret Vernon Alldridge of two Raymond Ar of anc Wesley of Oregon six grandchildren one Mrs tfellie of North S three of Nortli Webster of by many nieces and as well as a hosl of other relatives and Waddell was active in school LncTclrureBTwSfTTffiEisf and was a member of the Farmers iquity Elevator board for many He was a member of Rebekah He was always interested in all work for the betterment of his ominunity and made a special study if better farming and was a jreat lover of clean sports and all being especially fond of fishing nd having spent many lappy hours at these He his work will be greatly missed n the community where he was a res dent for the past thirtyseven Funeral services were held une at at the Meth idist church in conducted ty Adolph Wickre sang wo Old Rugged Cross nd God Will Take Care of interment was in the family lot in he cemetery with Over Homer iYancis Melvin Hagen and llmer Ditinanson acting as pallbear Many lovely floral offerings nd memorial weresent by Relatives and friends attending rom a distance were Raymond of nd Wesley Waddle and of Mr and Vernon of Fred of and of Wau Una of Florida and Leo of and of Bert of Lillian of and Alvah of and Karl of Iowa and Carlson and and Thomas An of and Carry and Fred laisch and and and Matt Jewiio and and 11 of many ther neighbors and friends from the urrounding LEGION AND AUXILIARY NOTES The American Legion Auxiliary met last Wednesday with 30 members New officers for ie year were as follows Mali Behiuer first vice Mary Sweeney second vice Besse Lias Net e Anderson Ruth Lar en Marguerite Kennedy Viola Gale sergeantat Plelen Ruth Larsen was nstallingofficer Regular business was nd the Traveling Gift he program was planned for next at which all members are rged to be Buy Defense StampaBonds TALKIE CHATTER Norka Theatre Features For The Coming Week There will come to the Norka The atre in the way of talking picture en tertainment during the ensuing week a western with afWar Depart ment documentary air force a comedy with music and a straight There will be the usual double fea ture offering on Friday and Saturday July 14 and The 1 feature will be an western with The Old Barn This one has excellent story Helen whose father owils a radio sta tricks Gene Autry into broad casting his horse auction entertain He doesnt knowthe broad casts are sponsored by a tractor com pany which is destroying his market for When the ranchers find themselves with the fi nance they gang up on Au This brings in singing and good comedy when Smiley Bur nette goes to work with a Roy Rogers appears briefly in the pic Feature 2 is The Mem phis in presentee tiy the War Department and with pho tography by the 8th Air Fore photographers and combat crew mem The Memphis Belle is a BT iomber Flying which lias completed 25 missions over Germany and is now back in this country iron its base in The picture shows the combat life of the plan and its crew of both in relatior its part in the squadron and its in dividual experience last raic nade by the squadron over Wilhelms Wyler swings the camera through preparatory footage showing the the work of grounc and then the scenes are made in actual combat The actual raid on the Wilhelmshaver submarine pens brings the speetatoi in direct contact with a murderou screen of shows the bombardici crouched over the oblivi ous to everything but the exact mo inent when the targetis in direct line Phen comes an attack jby enemy flght Here the film the scejies vith the Nazis half urning to get into position to knock nit the Memphis Closeups re peal the topturret and waistgunner iring at the and the moment vhen one of them is Scenes of ither fortresses in with crews lailing indicate the extreme dan ger undergone and add a soulstirring Thenthe bombs drop n the targets and the explosions are With the mission he Belle starts for home under severe Dounding from flak and enemy he locale shifts tothe with the ground crews it out un il they can spot the planes coming flights usually of three they ome Thirtysix went Twen ysix are accounted Then there re Finally the Belle ar since it is her last mission efore returning to the pi ot runs over the base before It is a happy One caps put to kiss the and the Robert limbs up to kiss the painted image of lie Belle and her lightly on the sual It is a happy ending to n exciting Appearing the Norka screen and Monday July Continued on last page LOCAL NEWS NOTES and of Le Surjday in the home of is und Fuy of Camp New came last week for visit in the home of his nd Frank west of Adairi Tindall suffered the nicture of a bone at the ankle joint u a fall on the basement stairs at her oiiiei southeast of this Thurs ay Tonsileetomy patients at the Akron espial this week were A sonof teve a daughter of Cluett a son of George u on of Alfred son of ohn is a surgical Oscar a chaplain ettle Army and former pastor fVJuimanuel Lutheran who ecently was sent has re ently written his wife and children ere that he is now located in the Ha uiiun Lloyd Moreheud and atty and were visitors the lat ir part of last week in the home of er in Sioux here her Nellye and her Sher ood also came from Tort after having gradu ed from officers training CEILING PRICES ON USED AUTOS ARE NOW IN EFFECT Method Of Procedure In Making Sales Given By Director Of OPA Ceiling prices on used passenge cars was brought under price contro beginning at oclock midnigh July Sioux Citj district OPA announced Anyone purchasing a used car anc fearing on overcharge is asked to con suit your local War Price and Ration ing Heres how you can find the exac ceiling price for any used car you consider buying Get the tacts about the make body heater any special builtin cluteh es or Give these facts to the Clerk of your War Price and Ration ing The Price Clerk can then tell you the correct ceiling The ceiling must be one of the following a A base price ceiling without any If you buy the car from an individual who does nol maintain an automobile repair shop this is the highest price that can be Cars sold at base price need not be They maj be sold at less than ceiling b A warranted price ceiling for guaranteed who maintain automobile repair shops unc give a written guarantee that a re conditioned car is good for 30 days 01 can add or 21 percent of the base price to the price of a The following items may be added to either the base price or warranted price of a car 1 or less for any heater for any radio 3 the specific amounts listed in the official price list for special overdrives or transmis use 14 Always get a certificate of transfer from the Price Clerk ot your War Price and Rationing Board when you buy a used car from either another person or from a The yersoii from whom you buy the car nust fill out the certificate of trans er in showing all information including the ceiling price and tlie selling Both you and the seller must sign he certificate of Yon turn in your certificate of to your War Price and Ra tioning Board when you apply for gasoline The Price Clerk checks the certificate of transfer to that you have not been over ADAVILLE CHURCH Sunday school at 10 Preaching service at 11 Ser non subject will Peters Upward Luke Christian 8 Homecoming Sunday services at our church were held last The uiilementweather interfered with the orning but at the district neeting and services at here was an attendance of over vith Bishop of Kansas and the pastors of the dis Paul Varce of Grand Mea and Hal of present to assist in the services of the pastor of he Star Prairie and Pleasant Hill churches in South with his amily and three girls from vere also present and took part he Hal Riggs and oth irs of the Moville re nained for the evening1 church ser vices and Riggs delivered the All in the day proved a leasant and profitable one to all who vere in BORN A to and Leon rd east of at Akron July A to and Frank east of at Lutheran Sioux July A to and Doug as of at Luther n Sioux July HILL CHURCH Sunday school at 10 Morning worship Sunday at 11 and Richard Ball will hold ocial meeting at their home Friday this July Fresh supply of Typewriter Rib for different makes of for sale at RegisterTribune TRINITY LUTHERAN CHURCH Pastor There will be no service at Trinit on July The congregotipi is cordially invited to attend the Mis sion Festival to be celebrated at St The Ladies1 Aid will meet in th church parlors on July 20 with August Meske as The ladies of the congregation wil sponsor a Bake Sale at the Weiden feller The fool bath said in his heart There is no Corrupt are they and have done abominable iniquity there is none that doeth Ps OHATSWORTH Pastor Sunday school at 10 Divine worship 11 ID Our annual Mission Festival will lelebrated with two services The morning service at wit he Fl of as the festival The afternoon ser vice at with the Jacobs of as the But ye shall receive after hat the Holy Ghost is come upon you ind ye shall be witnesses unto mp lotli in and in all Judea and in and unto the utter nost parts of the Acts We welcome you to worship with MMANUEL CHURCH Sunday school at 10 m Preaching service at 11 by Student George of Confirmation class at 2 On July the Wo nens Missionary Society will meet vith Rozelle Finzen at und Rudy Atwood und of Sioux ame Saturday to visit their and Burrill and May iimiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiniiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiniiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiniiuiiiiiiiiiiii LOCAL NEWS NOTES iiiiniiiiiiiiiiiiiiinnjiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiuiiiiiiuiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiinniiiiiiiiiiiiniiiniiiiin Huygens made a business daughter of and Ed uond fell and broke her urm he first of the Fred Eden und Lum iert visited Harry Hodoway at Jawarden and of Hart are visiting in the ome of their and Henrietta Lorensen and returned yesterday from a nonths visit with relatives in and Clifford Aalfs and family and Les r Aalfs and of Sioux isited here Sunday with their and other Jack Gusraau left yesterday or Camp after a en days furlough in the home of his and Nettie Mann and her daugh Lauren and hildren have returned here from Ha wliere they have resided for ome time Smytho arrived Friday eve ing from Son for visit with her Elmer and family and among other elatives and Eilers and of visited over FORMER AKRON INSTRUCTOR DIES IN FARAWAYLAND Verne Boulton Was Engineer In Government Service In Alaska Many people of Akron will remem Verne who was an in structor in high school here a nnm aer of years anfl they will all re jret to hear that Boulton passed way on May after a few lours due to a heart Boulton was u resident of Colum ius where he was born November He was a gradu ite of Columbus City high school and of the University of where lie najorcd in education and mathemat Following his he aught school for several ng as instructor and During the first World War he served with the 90th Division in the American Expeditionary and at the battle of Mihiel he an arm wound und later served in the Army of Occupation in Since he beginning of the present Boulton has been era loyed by engineering companies in he construction of defense plants in owa and Since October of ast year he has been with the United states Department of Engineering in and recently obtained a per nanent rating as professional engi leer with the civil Surviving Boulton are his of Columbus City five sons four daughters his three irothers and three Boulton died in Services were held at the ost with an Army Chaplain He was buried in a roili aiy cemetery which is located at the oot of snowcapped Chugaoh Mount near Fort His grave is beside those of other rmy personnel and is marked in ame way with dentifieation Glenn in training in the Naval Air Corps at Marys in is eave with his Bertha southwest of and among ther relatives and resides the mmanuel Lutheran Home for the in visited here everal days last week with his broth Emil and family and ith other friends and1 for ler Johnson farmed ear Akron for a number of years and njoyed his visit COUPLE MARRIED N COUNTRY HOME Charlotte Gothier And Herman Borchers Principals In Event Herman son of and William east of Ak and Miss Charlotte aughter of and Goth I ie week end in the home of and I181 f Clty were united in Henry Eilers and Dirks are Connie Greenwood and daugh Betty west of left uesday for a visit with her parents nd other relatives and friends at liar former Lyle of Sioux id her nd Janice and of werevisitors Tuesday i the home of their mother and Francis Gale came last Thurs uy evening from Will Rogers klahoma where ho is crviiig in Army Air to spend furlough with his and Lawrence and other rela yes and and Dirks and of and ivermore Marvin of Califor also and Ronald Sioux visited in the home of and Hoiiry Dirks and among ther relatives hero last Fred of ho received the Republican upmiua on as state senator from this dis at the primaryelection in as in town the Regis jrTribune received a pleasant call coin him and his of who ac ompanied marriage June in the home of and Jack Bor of Washington The wedding took place at 3 pastor of Peter and Paul church at in the presence of relatives and a few immediate The attendants were and Jack The bride wore a blue crepe street length with white and carried an arm bouquet of Talis man Following a wedding the newly married couple left on a trip to the Iowa and on their return will be at home on the farm owned by the bridegrooms The bride is a graduate of the high school at and has been employed at the Methodist hospital in Sioux The a member a well known Plymouth county fam grew up in this vicinity and is a progressive und popular young farm The many friends of the newly married couple extend congratula tions und very best FIRST CHURCH OF CHRIST Sunday Bible school at Preaching at 11 Ladies Aid will meet in the church parlors July with C of Sioux of the First will be in charge of Every one
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 155+ 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.