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Akron Register Tribune (Newspaper) - October 5, 1944, Akron, Iowa VOLUME 58 OCTOBER 1944 NUMBER 9 AKRON GRID TEAM CHALKS UP FIRST WIN OF SEASON Take Aurelia High Eleven To Neat 70 Trimming Here Friday The Akron High school football team chalked up its first win of the season here last Friday playing the scrappy and a trifle ier high school team from A fairsized crowdenjoyed the game and also the music by the Akron school In two previous Akron lost to Elk Point 12 to and tied Orange City 18 to Akrons team showed considerable improvement over the Elk Point game in line play and also having a quite effective pass In Coach Markhams boys did a better job of it all around than in either of To start the Akron kicked off to who returned the ball to their own 37yard from where the visitors put across a series of line smashes and end runs that carried them deep into Akron The ball rested on Akrons 15 on third A forward pass into the end zone was Akron held on the next thereby gaining posses sion of the Akron at once made a first down on an endaround while a lateral pass yielded another nice An Akron fumble was then recovered by the visitors on Akrons 27yard Aurelia made a cou pleof small gains and then completed a forward pass on Akrons 10yaid Akron held them firmly on three line and then a low Au relia pass into the end zone was grab bed the ground by one of their players and was ruled It was then Akrons ball on their 20 and Wetzeler skirted end for a 20yard as Starting the second Akron worked the ball nearly to the 50yard when a fumble turned the ball over to They failed to make the required yardage in four plays and were forced to the ball go ing out of bounds on Akrons 13yard Wetzeler dashed ahead an 11yard gain as the half To open the Aurelia kicked off to the oval being brought to rest on their Akrons offensive seemed to spring into new life at this and three line plays brought the locals a first down at A rather unusual play was then made by A short pass was complet ed just over tlje scrimmage the ball being lateraled to another to the right and a second lateral was grabbed by another who skirt edright end for a first down on Au relias 37yard Akron then shot a reverse play around left end that put the ball on Aurelias Akron took time out to prepare for the next Continued on last page ART G ABEL AND SON SEVERELY INJURED Sustain Injuries To Spine When Thrown Off Hay Load Thursday Father and son both received frac tured spines in an unusual accident on the Art Gabel farm in Preston town ship and a grandson was severely shaken up in an unusual ac cident while hauling The victims the father of Gene Ga bel and grandfather of the hitters small has fractures of the neck and lower portion of the spine and is a critical condition at Jo sephs hospital in Sioux several cracked verte brae in his His neck was sup ported by means of a horse collar and he was The young soil of Gene es caped with a few bumps and assorted The accident oceured while the men were riding on top of a load of when the wagon hit a causing it to A portion of upon which the three were came loose and tumbled themto the Henry who has served the past couple of years in the Army Air Corps in the Aleutians sec arrived last week to visit his Herman and northeast of also with other relatives and while on a transfer He will go to Fort from BIG SPRINGS BAPTIST OHUROH October Prayer morning The choir will The subject of the pastors message will That No Man Should This will be third in a series from I Sunday AVe had a recordbreaking crowd last Let us keep up the good Evening The sermon topic Blessed Are They That the second of a series from the Sermon on the Following the the Lords Supper will be October Midweek j October The Ladies Missionary Society pre sents a program of talented artista from Sioux George Lhe Christian will speak and illustrate by the use of magic Miss Barbara violin and piano will play several groups of Following the the ladies will serve a light lunch in the church par This outstanding attraction re places the annual Work The public is cordially An offering will be lifted in behalf of ihe Ladies Missionary October Deacons October Crusaders meet for a program and iocial You will always find a warm wel come in the white church on the CMMANUEL CHURCH Sunday school at 10 Preaching service at by Carl of Sioux The envelopes for Norway relief fund should be brought to this The Board of is asked o meet after the The Womans Missionary Society meets October with Emil LOgAL NEWnS NOTES Biiiiiinjiiiiiiiiiiiiuiiniiiiiiiiiiiiiiiniiiiiuuiiiiiiniiiiiiiiiiiiiiniiiiniiiiniiiinin Lundberg was over from visiting relatives and of Sioux came ast Friday to visit her soninlaw and and Edmund southeast of Miss Dorothy Jean Baldwin left friday for to enter ipon her senior year of study at South Dakota State n France last Ivyl of vis ted several days the past week in the loine of her husbands and Avery and Edward Kiewel and mby were visitors last week with his and it Sioux and with his near Richard Bean and Rob returned Monday from a visit in Chicago with her Seaman Jichard who is in training at the Navy Pier Albert Von Hagel hooked a fine 3 jound walleyed pike in the Big Sioux here last It was the first ish of that kind he has caught in the 3ioux for several He has been catching some nice strings of and Don Enockson nr last week from o visit his and other relatives and also with Sioux City relatives md Don is employed by the government in an army air supply de ot at and Alfred of Des visited his and east of the atter part of the Alfred as sisted his folks on the farm before aking up telegraphy about fourteen rearsi and he now holds a fine po lition as telephoto operator for the Associated Press in Des The Baptist Ladies Association will hold their annual Fall Wed October at in he There will be a musical xrogram in the and a so ial followed by the tea in the Primary there will be a wotli of articles on such as fancy work and All la dies are cordially invited to be pres A very sad message was received n the JOB northeast f on the morning of JSeptem ser telling of the death of their Grace wife of Joe of Sioux One sur along wjth her her pa rents and two The funeral was held September and aurial at Memorial Park in Sioux Tentinger resided at 1000 Twentyfirst Sioux and B frequently visited relatives ANNIVERSARY OF CHURCH BUILDING TO BE OBSERVED Methodists Of Akron And Friends To Enjoy Memorable Event Sunday Next October promises to be a memorable and interesting one in the history of the Methodist church of when the fiftieth anniversary of the building of the present church edifice will bo fittingly observed at programs to be presented in the afternoon and eve The principal addresses of the day will be delivered by Frank district Sioux in the morning Camp bell of local pastor when the present edifice was at the afternoon and Robert Lee president of Tay lor for mer local at the evening ses In charge of the musical pro gram will be Marguerite Ken choir with Miss Lois Hitzemann as A large at tendance of members of the congrega tion and friends is expected at all ses Following is the program Morning Session Church School at Morning Worship at Call to Lord Is In His Holy by of Grace and God of Prayer Medita Wordsby Pastoral Choral the Tempest Ira by Responsive Page Gloria Lost Chord Arthur by Kathleen with Response by to Thee by by Frank District Sioux Love Thy Benediction and Fellowship Dinner in Church Din ng Afternoon Program at Churchs One Found Male for Ash es Her man Clifford Greetings from Former Pastors and Read by Lois Nel Solo Finlandia Jean Sibel by Cecile of Sioux Building of This by Campbell of Historical by Things of Thee Are Reception for Pastors and Families at Evening at 8 00 Call to Lord Is In His Holy by Old Time Song 293 and Vocal Solo Twentythird Psalm by Enida Snyder of Elk with Response by Holy Spirit Fred eric by Mary Lundberg Eunice Scripture the Day Is Over John by by Robert Lee President Taylor Jesus As Thou UNION CREEK OHUROH Sunday school at 10 Divine services at 11 Ladies Aid on i October with Stoutenburg let us reason saith the Though your sins be as they shall be white as snow though they be red as they shall be as LESLIE TALKIE CHATTER Norka Theatre Features For The Coming Week There will be on the pro gram at the Norka Theatre the com ing week an Autry a bio graphical drama and a spy The attraction on Friday and Sat urday October 0 and will be a lively Tender with the everpopular Gene Autry and Smiley Burnctte as top On Sunday and Monday October 8 and there will be shown on the Norka screen a most unusual and historical presentation in the way of a biographical The Adventures of Mark with an outstanding headed by Frederic Alexis Donald Aubrey Smith and John Car Samuel great Amer ican was on the tail of Halleys which visits the earth every 75 true to his own Clemens went out the same way the next time the comet ap The film shows both nnd in between takes up such matters as Sams childhood along the Missis sippi his time as a river the determination to marry the girl of a It covers the years spent in the west as a prospector un successful and the first writ ing the beginning of his lecture the marriagewith the girl and his happy life with Then conies his decision to publish General Grants memoirs and his subsequent bankruptcy the world lecture tour to pay his wifes his honors from Oxford and And finally the return of the In ad dition to humor and touching there is in this picture plenty of sentiment and a strong love story that holds great Most noticeable from a particular point of view is the very successful attempt to give the film a feeling of authentic The scenic backgrounds are pains with many large sets accurate ly like the one of Cooper New and the dialogue which Twains trenchant sayings sounds as ififc were culled di rect from the author 3 own speech Frederic as Mark docs a noble with he aid of a miraculous and Alexis as the plays with sure ef The many other characters are all competently with the re doubtable Donald Crisp standing On Wednesday October there comes a wartime spy Northern in which Errol in the lead appearsas a Canadian mounted makes escape from a murder plot and finally marries his Julie SERVICES HELD IN MEMORY OF Large Attendance At Immanuel Church Here Sunday Afternoon Memorial services for Arthur Brundeen were held Sunday after October in the Immanuel Lu theran A large number of relatives and friends and a splendid representation of members of the American Legion and Auxiliary com pletely filled the With Shotilberg at the the colors were advanced by the Legion and Auxiliary color The Misses Phyllis and Lorraine John son What a Friend We Have in nnd Miss Harriot Samuel of Some time AVell of read lite obit uary and chose as the text for his ser mon John I pray that thou CHANGE OP HOURS AT LOCAL RATIONING OFFICE Beginning October the local Rationing Office will be closed Tues day afternoon and Saturday but will be open Saturday No more original applications for canning sugar will be accepted after October AKRON RATIONING iiiiiiiiiiiiniiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiffliiiiiimiiinDn LOCAL NEWS NOTES uiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiinuiiiiiiiiiuiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii Marion and Donna Robertson were week end visitors in Sioux Regular meeting of Vesper Friday Oc tober Misses Dorothy and Lorraine John son and Phyllis Johnson came from Sioux City for a week end visit with relatives and friends Rudy Hartman and children came Saturday from to visit her Mar garet and Will of was a visitor Sunday in the homes of lier sister and Enockson and The Union Creek Extension club will meet in the home of Ross Root on OctQber at 2 Miss Dixie home will give the Christmas Ray Downing has bought the resi dence property of a block south of Arkius Downing recently became associated with the Dirks He will move his family of has been visiting her brother and other rel atives and oldtime friends and neigh bors She has also visited her Leo and family at Storm Holger of the came Saturday to spend a brief leave with his children and other relatives and He has completed the boot training at Great Lakes Na val Training near and returned there Sunday for as signment to Arthur Brnndeen will not take out of the but keep them The John son trio then Good Night and Good The American Flag was then presented to Sgt Brun deen s mother by Vice Commander of the local Legion Miss Frances Anderson placed the Gold Star on the church service following the Sehnier and Miss Lorraine DySard sounded The church rostrum was decorated with a profusion of beautiful late summer Arthur Roland eldest son of and Robert Brun was born July in Ak and died June be ing killed in action in the service of liis country with the army in at the age of 23 11 months and 18 He was baptized while an infant in the Lutheran faith and was confirmed by Samuelson during Iris years as pastor Arthur grew to young manhood in Akron and vicinity and was graduated from the Akron high school in For some time he was employed on various farms in this He later operated the Standard Oil filling station in Akron and was considered one of the companys most trusted On November he was inducted into the Army and re ceived his basic training at Camp and was later sent to Fort and Camp He embarked for England from Fort New Jer sey in His 359th participated in the invasion of France in June of this On July 24 his mother received a message to the effect that he was wounded on June and September 14 another message came telling oi liis death on June Since the death of his father on January Arthurs main concern had been for the welfare of liis mother and broth He was a young man of ine character and high and leaves to mourn his untimely liis Edith and one together with a host of relatives and who will sorely miss his happy smile and friendly Your country called and you gave your life Ere scarcely it had Your young life snuffed out like a candles For you the Victory is God grant your life was not given in Nor in vain the heartaches and sor row God keep safe in that Great Be yond Til we meet on His Buy Defense StampsBonds I LOCAL NEWS NOTES ffliffliniiiiiiiffliniiiiniHiiiiiiiiiniiiiiiiiiiiiiiniiiiniiiiiiiiiiniuiiiuiiiiiiBUiuia TRINITY LUTHERAN Pastor Sunday School and Bible Class at Divine worship service at 11 We will observe our annual Mission Rally Sunday with two fstive ser The morning ssrvice will bc Hally Sunday with two festive ser vice will be the Ernest of The Rev of will bring the mes sage at the afternoon This service will begin at A cordial invitation is here extended to all to attend the Mission services at Trinity this The Mission Circle will meet in the church parlors Tuesday with Ernest Meske as The Luther League will meet in the church parlors Wednesday with Emit Wilier The Ladies Aid will meet at the home of Henry Stryzewski on Thursday of next Confirmation instructions Saturday from to We welcome you to worship with OHATSWORTH Pastor Thorp will be no services at Mat The congregation is cordially invited to the Mission ser vices at Trinity this The Mission Circle will meet in the church parlors at Trinity next Tues day with Ernest Meske as The Luther League will meet Wed nesday with Emil Wilier FIRST CHURCH OF CHRIST Sunday Bible school at Preaching at 11 Ladies Aid will meet in the church pnrlors October with Marvin Klemme and Har old Peck as All members urged to attend this The will meet with October Rudy Hartmnn left today to visit her husband at Camp Albert northwest of is an appendectomy patient at he Akron and Max Fredrickson re ceived word that their Ray mond is leaving for over seas Arden Johnson came Tues loy from Fort for a with his and Emil and other relatives and and Orlan Moore at ended the golden wedding celebra tion of Moores brotherinlaw and and John Hath in Sioux City Mr and Frank of Des and Lou of Luur visited last week in the lome of their and in the Enockson and Johnson The Sioux Valley Extension club ll meet at 2 October in the Henry Claassen Miss Dixie home will give ihe Christmas Host Frank Mackey and Henry Victor Brundeen came last Friday from to visit relatives and also to attend he memorial services Sunday after noon at Immanuel Lutheran church for her Arthur Brun who was killed in action while serving with the armed forces Local members who attended the district convention of the American Legion and Auxiliary at Sheldon on Tuesday were com mander of Hoschler post vice commander Floyd adjutant presi dent of the Auxiliary and Frank Mac of the ar rived last week from Camp to spend a short leave with his Ethel and He has com pleted his preliminary training at the Naval Station at Farragut and will be assigned to Seaman Thorson went to Iowa City yesterday for a brief visit with and Kunedy and and Miss Lois Hitssemann at tended the funeral of their at Sun Stoddard was nearly 87 yeais of age and was a member of a pioneer family of Union who settled near He was a brother of the late Ervin and had visited relatives here many times in years His host of friends held him in high DAUGHTER OF A FORMER AKRON PASTOR MARRIED Miss Josephine Stuart And Ensign Juett Take Vows In Indiana The RegisterTribune is pleased to present the following account of the marriage of Miss Josephine daughter of and Robert Lee of former Akron Stuart was pas tor of the Methodist church hero a number of years and is now pres ident of Taylor University at a position he has held ior some It might be noted in this connection that Stuart will be in Akron next October as one of the prin cipal speakers at the SsmiCentennial observance of the local Methodist Ensign and John Juett The marriage of Miss Josephine Stuart and Ensign John Murray Juett last evening Septem jer 9 in Shreirier Taylor before an altar bunker with gladiolas and chrysanthe and lighted with sevenbrauch The brides Robert Lee president of Taylor Univers gave the bride and com pleted the marriage which were jegun by the Reverend Stephen pastor of the Upland Methodist Miss Theodora Bothwell pre sided at the Professor Paul ECeller sang At Dawning and I dove You Among the selec tions played was Ave a special request of the Both Miss Bothwell and Professor Keller are professors of music at Taylor Uni The bride wore a white satin with lace yoke and and a fin gertip She carried a bouquet of white roses and the handkerchief her mother carried when she was The matronofhonor was the brides Continued on last page HOWARD DIRKS IS WAR CASUALTY Wife Of Craig Man Is Notified Of His Death On French Front Word came from the War Depart nmt at on Tuesday of last week to Howard oi bringing the sad news that her Staff Howard iad been killed in action in France while fighting in the front line Sep tember The news came on the same day on which she had received a letter from her saying ho was The letter was written on September the same day he was Staff Dirks was employed as a mechanic in a garage at Craig before entering the service on November and at Camp Califor and camps in Tennessee and New York before leaving from Camp in for overseas He was in an engineering Howard Dirks was ti son of and Fred living near He was born in South March and lived on a farm near He was married at Dakota November to Arflene who survives with a oneyearold Donna Besides bis daughter and he leaves two Dar rell and at and five sis Delia Myrua and at homes Reva of and Mildred of
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