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   Akron Register Tribune (Newspaper) - August 3, 1944, Akron, Iowa                                57 AUGUST 1944 NUMBER 52 s PLANS SHAPING FOR LIVESTOCK SHOW AUGUST 15 Akron Colored Air Base Team Special Sports Facts With the various committees in ae things are rapidly shaping up a most interesting program for the community Livestock Show to be staged in Akron on August The large city east of the is being arranged for the placing of exhibits of 4H livestock The Entertainment com has this week made arrange ments for on6 sports attraction that is going to make a real base ball game that afternoon between the Akron town team and the a lightning fast colored team from the Falls Air The locals have been trying to get a game with them all and here is their op Akron may not be able to win from the but they will give the colored airmen the very best argument they This game will be played after the judging of livestock awarding of ribbons been After the there will be a program of races and athletic Then will follow a basket picnic supper in the A Iowa South Da will be played in the and njjfder the Thljfse who exjSect to show livestock andsamples of vegetables or fancy as soon as contact Besse Lias and of or their local 4rH cljib In Canning awards will be made on 1 1 jar 2 1 jar 3 1 jar In Bake Goods entries 2 individual eookiea 4 individual femall METHODIST OHUROH NOTES There will be worship services as usual next August Sun day school 10 Sunday worship services at 11 o The Womans Society is planning a Flower Show for Wednesday after August at the All the ladies of the community are in The final Quarterly Conference of this Conference Year will be held at the church August Frank Bean will preach that morning and ll hold the Conference at ALBERT ONION GREEK OHUROH Sunday school at 10 Divine services at 11 God is our refuge and A very help in Therefore will we not though the earth do And though the mountains be shak en into the heart of the Psalm LESLIE BORN A to Apprentice Seaman and of at Akron July A to Sergeant and Earl at Ida Grove Ida USE CAR STAMPS MUST BE BOUGHT Collector Of Internal Revenue Jives Warning Of Drastic Measures collector of In ternal Revenue for the District of that from information available it is apparent that there are a large number of car own ers in the state of who have failed to purchase their Federal use tax The law specifically provides that the stamp be purchased and affixed to the oar not later than July Mr desires to caution all eaiafwnera is Jhis intention iy 4epiHies ponduct an definemenoy the very near fu who have failed to purchase stamp should do so without owner of any car discovered witljout affixed after August will be required not pnly to purchase a but may subject himself to penalties provided ILOWER SflOW AUGUST 9th The Womans Society of Christian Service of the Methodist church will stage a Flower Show in the church August Everyone is in vited and urged to enterflowers in the following classes Basket Living Room Dining Room Table Center Breakfast Novelty Miniature Bouquets no higher than 4 Potted 1 Individual Bloom in fruit All entries must be in by 2 o Showing begins at Luncli will be LEGION AND AUXILIARY NOTES The Legion Auxiliary held their regular meeting at Legion Tues day August A nice pro gram was Hugh Cham berlain favored with a Norrna Lee Rossow and Dorothy Behmer played a Bonnie Adams and Dorothy Behmer sang two with Norma Lee Rossow as and also gave a Initiation of five new John Herman Vic tor Neal and Herman will be at the next Delegates chosen to convention at Cedar 17 and are Ida Bemaerj Ruth Nettie Anderson and Myrtle TO HOLD OPEN HOUSE ON GOLDEN WEDDING DAY and Hamilton wish lo announce that on August open house will be held from to and from to at their home at he day being the celebration their golden wedding LOCAL NEWS NOTES iiuiiiiiiiiniiiiiiiiiiiiniiiniiiiii meet at the Elmer Klemme jome Monday August Agnes of Timber came Sunday for a visit with her Ray aud Robert of Paines came Monday for a visit the home of her and and Frank Hastings en joyed a visit the first of the week rom their Gail and two of Emery Neal and Neva went to West ield yesterday to see their son and Beryl who came iome from a camp in Texas on a fur Glenn who is spend ing a brief leave here with relatives and visited relatives in Sioux Wood and wife and little son are also visiting in Le Vlars in the home of his Otto Larsen has been visiting ler Cyril and Enoekson her at Camp They accompanied and Kessler upon their return to and Joe and of Sioux and Lieutenant Marjorie of Sioux Falls Army Air were guests in the Joe home lortheast of while their was home from California on his Minnie Pollock and Be atrice Sorenson have sold the TipTop afe to Paul who took charge of the business Tuesday Sorenson will remain for awhile assist in the Pollock and daughter left Tuesday afternoon or a months vacation in A miscellaneous shower was given Sunday afternoon for the and Arlo at the iome of his and with about fifty guests After a season of sociabil a fine lunch was served by Miss Vluriel of The honored couple were the recipi ents of many lovely and useful Ivor Pollock and left Tuesday fora months visit with their husband and Iver of the Ma rine atSan Pollock has for some time been re ceiving treatment for sinus trouble in he Hospital Pollock and daughter will stop en route at San Luis to visit her Cora aud willalso visit her broth of the Sea and hia wife at Hay near AKRON BALL TEAM EASILY DEFEATS CANTON PLAYERS Local Batsmen Fatten Averages By Piling Up Total Of Fifteen Hits The Akron baseball team played its first game on the home diamond Sun day afternoon since July with a aggregation as oppon and the contest proved some thing of a Canton was supposed to bring clown a fairly good but they were a bunrch of young entirely out of Akrons class as base ball The locals defeated em 16 to in seven and could easily have whitewashed them and piled up a higher score themselves if they had so Emery Tucker pitched the first four innings for holding Canton to two singles and no Barney Feauto then went into the box for Ak and by virtue of two walks and a couple of infield errors the visitors managed to squeeze their one tally across in the fifth Bill Enoek son twirled the seventh inning for Ak allowing one but no Okeson was the starting pitcher for first up for touched him for a clean Tucker and Hartman laid down safe loading the Pecks hop per to pitcher spelled out for Miller at home A sternchaser nicked forcing in Tucker with Akrons initial Okeson used his onehanded black magic on Brown and who went down Akron added a couple moie in the second Wetzeler singled and Tucker buntsacrificed him to Miller was safe short stops error of his A two bagger by Tucker brought in Wetzeler and The third frame was a fat one TALKIE CHATTER Norka Theatre Feature For The Coming Week Patrons of the Norka faieatre will get another good in motion picture entertainment the coming week in the shape of a fcank Buck animal a a Betty Gra ble musical in teehnicolorand a James Cagncy comedydrama In the double feature program Fri day and Saturday evenings August 4 and the feature1 will be an other of the popular Frapk Buck ani mal Tiger It is a good with just enough story to implement the animal stock shots and animal action Frank Buck is sent to a spot in help clear up a serious bottleneck in the rubber production There he meets an born in the who tells him the trouble is caused by the fear the laborers have of the unusu ally ferocious tigers running around Buck finds the trouble lies with a few Nazis who are trying to sabot age the rubber because it is being used for the Allied 2 feature is a with William Tracy and Noah Sunday and Monday August 6 and more than usual in terest of moviegoers will be centered in Betty Grable presentation of the eyefilling Pin Up in gorgeous technicolor In the Betty apple of the service mens eyes at the USiO canteen in stops offi at New York enroute to where she meets a war gun ners The two fall in but Betty fears that revealing her intention to become a stenogra when she has already led to believe she is a musicalcomedy will cause a She man ages to fool on that but trouble startswhen alj Marine from seeking her declares he is engaged to Bjttt Bettys ex planation as Pinjjp shes engaged to all the service men but can t marry all of thenfj sends the Ma rine on his way andreunites her with Also the play are Martha Joe the Skat the pyrotechnics with a A muffed third strike put Swalley on first Wetzeler skied out to sec Tucker drove out a long riple and Brown and Swalley ambled across the Miller struck Tuckers single scored Hartman reached first oh ielders Pecks hopper to shortstop was Tucker seor Browns grounder eluded he second Hartman and Peck scoring on a double Akron piled up four more runs in he Swalley s fly was muffed u Wetzeler Tuckers long fly ball to center fil ered through that fielders hands and Swalley Miller mauled the jorsehide for three bases and Wetz eler and Tucker hit paydirt at Miller added insult to injury by stealing The locals three tallies in the fifth stanza came as the result of a single y a slashing homer by successive singles by Wetz eler and Feauto and Millers infield of Ha pitched the sixth frame for and of He walked Hart who was forced out at second y Enoekson s grounder to A ong fly by Brown to center was jaught and Enoekson was doubled off first to end the Following is a summary of the game and the score by innings AB R II E ss 5 2 2 0 2b 5 2 3 0 Ib 4 1 2 1 If 3 1 0 0 3b 4 1 1 0 cf 4 1 1 0 c 4 3 1 0 rf 4 3 3 0 p 1 I 1 p 2 1 I 0 p 1 0 OH If 0 0 0 0 Totals 37 16 15 1 T TT TT Akron 26430 1C 15 1 lanton 3 7 Left bases 6 Double plays 1 Home run Three base hits Two base hits Struck out By 5 by 2 by 5 by Base on Off 3 off 2 off 1 effi Wild pitch 1 Um jires Hurley Small visited relatives in Sioux City the latter part of the Her who had visited there three returned lonie with V His but not least onttlie weeks for Wednesday August will be the john ny Come with Jimmy Cag George and MarjorwMain in the leading Gdgney is back Ighting a slambang With sharp wit and a full of ihe dramatic suspense his followers he returns as a reporter in his first offering of the new company formed with his as release thru United It is a performance Grace in the first screen appearance of a long the atre some uproarious facsimi ies of the Keystone cops and the en tire supporting cast make the The story is from the Mc Leods by Louis The time is 1906 and a small western Continued on last page Miiinmmiiiimiiiiiniiiiiiiiiiimiiiiiiiininmiinniiiitiini LOCAL NEWS NOTES Etta Klauer came last evening from Los to visit rela iives and Laura of Sioux visited her Grace and family Saturday and Sun Miss Mona Meredith returned Sat urday evening from where she has been staying with her and family or over a Clarence left Sun day for Camp Van after spending a furlough with his fa northeast of and among other relatives and friends Mary from the Army Recruiting Sioux will at the postofflce Thurs August from to to talk to any women who may interested in the Army Marvin Kaelke came last week to join his wife in a visit with his pa and August and other relatives and while on He has been stationed at Camp but will be ransferred to where he originally began bis army Warm and pleasant days have been the rule this with a couple of Inc eoilyiuorning raius that should just about put the corn crop over the top so far as moisture is con Tuesday mornings rainfall amounted to and inch was the total for tliff Thursday Threshing operations are SUDDEN SUMMONS TO SUPERVISOR DICK BOHLKEN Had Been Confined To Home About Ten Days Funeral Friday Afternoon Coming as a great shock to the com munity and to his host of friends in Plymouth and adjacent counties was the announcement of the death of County Supervisor Dick Bohlken at liis home in this city at about oclock Monday July due to a heart Com paratively few people knew that Bohlken had been ailing nnd had been in bed for about a week and a half under his doctors He was up and about the house stat ing that he felt better than he had for some time His who iad been home on a visit and vacation for a couple of left Monday morning to return to Long where he is employed in the shipyards but he was reached in Wy oming by a telegram advising him of iis fathers and returned Two of his Lucille and also employed at Long will arrive home this Thursday eve Dick Bohlken was born October in Preston where his and Siefke imong the early settlers of Plymouth homesteaded in after noming to Jones from Germany in Bohlken re ceived his education in the schools of Preston township and grew to man iood on the home where as a lad he assisted his with the work on the He later operated he home farm for a as well as iis fathers farm near In 1932 he and his twin Wil established a livery nnd feed barn in under the firm name of Bohlken erecting a build the They conducted the barn tor a number of years and ulso en gaged in the farm implement busi Bohlken and Miss Mary Cfabel were united in marriage March in und cnmo to Akron to this remaining their lome ever There came to bless heir union three Lucille nnd and one In the spring of Bohlken was elected as a member of the town council and served two terms of two years In 1932 he was elected nayor of Akron for a twoyear term and in 1934 was reelected for an other two At the time of his death Bohlken was serving his ifth year as a member of the Plym outh county board of In lis nearly eighteen years as a public both in town and Bohlken made a splendid record efficient and conscientious A man of friendly and sym pathetic of he won the respect md esteem of ail with whom he came A kind nnd considerate uisband and his home and aniily ties were his most prized pos Few in this county could boast of more firm and stead fast friends than Dick and 10 will long be remembered as a good and useful citizen and as one who contributed much to the welfare and 3rogress of the community in which ie spent his entire Besides his and three daughters and one Bohlken s survived by two sisters and four Sofia John and William of owa Anna of Akron Jeorge of Long and Albert of also by a number of cousins and The community tenders its sympathy to the family in the sud den bereavement that has come to Bohlken was preceded in death by his three sisters and one Funeral services will be held tomor row Friday afternoon at in the Akron Methodist conducted by the Hugh Cbamber will sing favorite Acting as pallbearers will be County Super visors Brownlee and County Treasurer Becker and County Engineer Erueat utermeut will be in Riverside ceme Out of to this prominent Akron business places will close from 2 to and Howe are at endlug the annual Bible Conference it the Methodist Gamp at Spirit all this BIO SPRINGS BAPTIST OHUBCH August Prayer Morning ivorship Peterson will Sunday band shell services at August 8 Midweek in charge of the You will always find a warm wel come in the white church on the TRINITY LUTHERAN OHUROH Pastor Sunday School and Bible Class at Divine Worship The Mission Circle will meet in the church parlors Tuesday with Margaret Hartman nnd Ann as The Luther League will not meet on August Holy Communion will be celebrated two weeks from August Endure hardness as a good soldier of Jesus II We welcome you to worship with OHATSWORTH Pastor Sunday school at Divine worship p TheMission Circle will meet at Ak ron on Tuesday The Luther League will not meet on Thursday Holy Communion will be celebrated on August We welcome you to worship with MMANUEL ENG CHURCH Sunday school at 10 m Preaching service at 11 by Student Roger from Pe Confirmation class at 2 Ladies Aid will hold its annual Birthday Party on August Special program The public ROGER Student LOCAL AIRMAN SUFFERS SERIOUS INJURY IN ITALY Earl Hultgren Loses Hand And Has Leg Broken In Crash A brief mention was made in this paper last week of a serious accident which had befallen vEarl Hult son of and Hult northwest of serv ing1 in the Army Air Force in Lhe European letter written a Red Cross nurse in Italy and dic tojied by was re ceived by his wife at Ida who has been a bomber pilot in the Italian had returned from a mission said to have been his arriving at the liome base for a landing but was sig naled to circle tile field luftil the run way was The bomber ran out of gas and a forced lauding had o be made in an adjacent wheat The plane crashed and part of a broken propeller came hitting Hultgren on the left ivhich necessitated amputation of the His leg was also broken in He was the only mem jer of the crew who received serious Hultgren took his training at a San field and went overseas this Before joining the Army Air Corps he was associated vith his in the farm machinery business at Ida 3is friends in this community were very sorry to hear of his niraiiiiiiiiiiiniminiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiimiiiiiiraiiraiiiiiiiiiiiiiiimiiiiiuiiiiiiiiim LOCAL NEWS NOTES and Smith visited few days and Victor Neal enjoyed a visit this week from their Lionise of of was a guest of his Chester and family over the week Carl Weidenfeller has ap pointed as assistant to Manager Bur rill at the Iowa Liquor succeed ng Richard who Swift and grand Gloria of Sioux were visitors in the home of her Vern last Fri v Elizabeth of Minne hns been a visitor in the lomo of her soninlaw and and Roy north west of and Pannkuk and upon tlieir return from Mart where lie assisted in a mission festival stopped at to visit Pann tuks sister and Thomas serving in the who had been spending a cave with his wife and baby and the amily of her and near left Tuesday for the east Dont forget tho Flower Show to DC staged by the Womans Society of he Methodist in the church ttscment next August Plan to Look for announce netit elsewhere in this Edor who had been visiting lis and John near and with his Harry and Monday for a visit with relatives in before returning o his houie in Second Sidney who recently graduated in the Aviation class at Victorville Army Air in and received his silver arrived the first of this week to spend a furlough with his pa und and John who is employed ia theshipyards ut San and has been at his former came to visit rtla friends and former neighbors lere this week and will remain to at end the funeral of his the late Dick on Friday At 8 oclock Sunday July at the home of aud Ar den a delicious birthday sup aer was served by the in honor of their 3yearold Those present were and Wyatt and Ward Smith and family and Edith of Akron RATIONING NOTICE 1 Certificates for additional points for Processed Foods and Meats for threshers will be issued at the Akron Rationing Points for meats are slightly re because some meats are not mis Canning Sugar may do so at any There is no expiration date for From now coupons for the total amount desired up to 20 pounds per pereon will be is Those who wish the second half of their Canning Sugar will call the Rationing Office when they are ready for There is no type of registration for tele phone the Please do not call Nelson or Mrs The office telephone is listed in the directory as Akron Rationing The number is AKRON RATIONING BAPTIST OHUROH NOTES August a ommuuion followed by the Sunday school Memorial ser vice for Byron August Prayer and Bible study at The World Wide Guild Girls Mis sionary Tea will be held August 22 at OLEN PLEASANT HILL CHURCH Sunday school at Evening Gospel service at 9 o Buy Defense StampsBonds 1 AKRON SOLDIER IS KILLED IN FRANCE Arnold Waterbury Was On Invasion Front Leaves Wife and Baby The sad news came to relatives and riends here that Arnold Waterbury had been killed in action July 7 on the French invasion Waterbury formerly resided n Akron with his the late and Frank His Myron of this received a telephone message yes erday from relatives in Elk Point confirming his His wife and mby daughter reside in Elk Point with Deep sympathy is extended to the bereaved relatives by their many Requiem High Mass will be held in memory of Waterbury in Patricks Catholic church at oclock Monday August Ernst There are no rookie Send yours to the front Buy 1   

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