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   Akron Register Tribune (Newspaper) - December 7, 1944, Akron, Iowa                                STAMP VOLUME 58 DECEMBER 1944 NUMBER 18 LOCAL SOLDIERS RECEIVE WOUNDS ON BATTLE FIELD Henry Eichacker And Elmer Anderson Fought On German Front Mrs Alice Eiehaeker received a telegram from the War i stating that her Henry Eieh had been slightly Wounded in action November 18 on the battle front in Eiehaeker was inducted into the armed forces on the 2nd of last April and nfter about fonr and a half months of training in the was sent overseas early last The telegram from the War Department read as follows To Alice Informing you that your Henry was slightly wounded in action on November 18 in You will be advised as to his condition by Acting Adjutant and west of received word in a tel egram from the War at a few days ago that their Elmer Ander had been slightly wounded in ac tion while serving with the armed forces on the battlefront in Anderson was induct ed into the armed forces in July of About six months later he sent overseas to He was assigned to the Infantry in the First which participated in the campaigns in Tunisia and which was returned to England and prepared for the June D invasion of METHODIST CHURCH NOTES The Church has many but no Can ydu truthfully Thy Word have I hid in my that I might not sin against Where Do You Place Christ In the German Anderson was also wounded in action in for which he received a Purple Heart TBe telegram receivedfrom the War Department read as follows To Ferdinand Regret to inform you your Pri vate First Class Elmer was slightly wounded in motion 17 November in You will be advised ns reports of conditions are Signed Acting Adjutant PLEASANT HILL CHURCH Sunday school at Evening worship at o The Ladies Aid will be entertained at the home of Menga Fri day December instead of the as the Aid members are all invited to attend the Silver Tea at Methodist church in Akron on the latter I SALE OF CHRISTMAS SEALS IN PROGRESS Local Chairman Urges People To Reply To Letters Mailed Them The Christmas Seal which fi nances yeararound work to prevent and control is sponsored by the Plymouth County Tuberculosis Otto local Seal The an nouncement was made to correct a common belief that the sale is con Your Life will be the question wo will try to help you think about next Sunday morning1 at onr worship ser vice at 11 If we abide by the principles taught in the our country will go on prospering but if we andif our pos terity neglect its no man can tell how sudden a catastrophe may overwhelm our glory into com plete i The passages selected to Be read for the next week are as follows Fri John 15 27 Sun 55 121 Tues 4th 21 Luke Why not join with millions of others in America and read a portion of the Bible each day I complained because I had no shoes until I met a man who had no There is a class for every member of the iamily in our Church which inlets every Sunday at 10 The December Tea of the Womens Society will be held at our church on December Earl of Morningsido college will be the guest All ladies of the community are The Utile Dulce club will meet with Clara Ziegler next Tuesday All members are urged to remember the Christmas ALBERT ONION CREEK CHURCH Sunday school at 10 Divine services at 11 Christmas practice 1 LESLIE ffliiiiiinitiiniiininiiiniKtoiuiiiiiiiiiiniiiiiiiiiiiniiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiniiiniiiii LOCAL NEWS NOTES Ethel Thorson has been visit Bernard Markus and daugh Joyce came from and visited friends Minnie of Hawar was a visitor in the home of her James the first of the Mesdames Frank Henry Granquist and Fred Claessoh were week end guests in the home of the formers Gdr don in Sioux Carrie Simeon arrived last ESTEEMED LOCAL WOMAN CALLED TO HER REWARD Henry Wilier Had Lived In Vicinity Nearly ThirtyFive Years A brief mention was made in these columns last week of the death of Henry Wilier at her south of in Wostfleld on Sunday November following a brief illness from a heart at the age of 53 4 months and 16 Wilier had been up and about as usual the previous day and her quite sudden passing away came as a grievous shook to family and friends Ruth Ephra daughter of Wil liam and Jennie was born in Christian July She moved to Kansas with her parents at the ago of where she received her edu She was converted and bap tized and joined the Methodist church at the age of When she was nineteen years of age she came with her parents to Iowa and South Da For nine years she wns a rural school teacher Plymouth She taught one year each in Hancock and Sioux townships and seven years in Westfield She was unit ed in marriage with Henry September Tothis union four children were born Harry Floyd and of whom survive their Besides her she is also survived by her Jennie of Sioux City two Winifred Sehroeder and Gladys oi Sioux and one Russell of Her father and one preceded her in Wilier was held in high esteem AKRON SOLDIER RECOMMENDED FOR MILITARY ACADEMY Claude Burrill Gets Hoevens Appointment For Honor Congressman Charles Hoeven announces the following nominations or appointment of principals mid al tornates to the United States Mill theres insufficient Theres tary Academy at West effect TALKIE CHATTER Norka Theatre For The Coming Week The program of en tertainment at the Norka Theatre the coming week will be comprised of a musical a war melodrama and a On Friday and Saturday December 8 and will be presented a musical of with the popular Roy Rogers in the starring Rated the best of the Rogers pictures thus this film is adroitly contrived and tends to pull away from gun shooting and1 straight western Thats not to say that by all who knew her for her many fine She was a splendid home and interest is maintained throughout with singing all the There are a number of catchy tunes that will linger in public and an Indian may very well make the Hit The finale is an elaborate stage num ber that looks like a sequence from a million dollar The attraction for Sunday and Mon day December 10 and is a stellar war Wing and a with Don Charles Dana Reed Kevin OShea nnd Eenry Morgan in the lead As a revealing account of how Uncle Sams airplane earners func tioned and fought to outwit the Jap navy during the dark days immediate ly following Pearl this is worthy of considerable The story is thoughtfully des pite its general adherence to formula for pictures of this type there is im pressive and meticulous attention to details and atmosphere during closing tempoj action and suspense are it is a war film and a dated at Another hurdle in its path to widespread popularity and top rev enue may be an allmale albeit an effective There isno little but plenty On the program Wednesday December will be another Storm to be presented by an able cast com ive July 1945 Principal John Donald Sioux First Alternate Charles Prcscot Hock Second Alternate Mnhlon Allison Sioux Third Nicholas De Sioux Principal Claude Wesley First Alternate Robert Daven Sioux John Thom Ida Third Gail Byron Ham Sioux All nominees are now in the armed forces of the United States and took the Civil Service examina tion last Alternate tMMANUEL CHURCH Sunday school at 10 Preaching service at 11 by Stanley of Sioux The Womans Missionary Society will meet Sunday December at 8 in the Tliis meeting is for the PostWar Emer gency sponsored by the of our Synod in honor of our men find women in the Stan ley of Augustana Sioux will Rudolph of Sioux president of the Northwest will bring There will be special mu sic by our also numbers by the trio composed of Lorraine nnd Phyllis Lunch will be served following the The public is invited to this The Christmas party of the Ladies MARRIAGE VOWS TAKEN BY LOCAL YOUNG PEOPLE Phyllis Kallsen And Patrick Callahan Were Principals In Event The marriage of Miss Phyllis Koll sen and Patrick both of took place Novem icr nt 10 oclock at Patricks rectory in The louble ring ceremony was performed y The couple were ttcnded by Miss Violet sis Aid will be held on December 14 inter tlle and Cnlla tlie church Dirks and Fred of The bride wasattired in a winter The Board of Administration with black and meet Friday evening at 8 oclock i the church ducted by the Red We are indebted to the Red Cross for carrying on the first Christmas Seal sale in America in Three years later the Red Cross formed a Christmas Seal partnership with National Larsen In 1920 it was agreed that the National Tuberculosis Association and its state and county associations should assume sole spon sorship of the NinetyTflye cents out of every Seal sale dollar remains in Iowa to fight Five cents goes to the National Tuberculosis We have tried to include every family able to buySeals pur mail ing but if there is anyone we have he asked to telephone 2101 and he will be supplied at explained Recipients Christmas Seals are requested to place the money and any Seals not purchased in the yellow re turn envelope The envelope may be mailed to the Christmas Seal Continued on laat page Friday from Los for a visit with relatives and She has spent some time with her El mer and family in Los Ange les and plans to stay here this of came Monday stay with the children of her son and daughterin PvtU and Cluett Chamber while Chamberlain goes to Camp to visit her hus Howard Lundberg came from At for a visit over Sunday with his andother rela tives and who has been employed in a garage at Atlan was enroute to where he will engage in the tire repair and Fred Onnen and went to Sioux City the last of the week for a visit in the home of their soninlaw and daugh and and to make the acquaintance of a son born to and Kluender on November Edith Martin came Monday from where she had vis ited her after being with her during his illness the past few She will be sincerely missed and nourned in the where she lad lived for nearly thirtyfive Wilier was a member of the oeal American Legion She vas an industrious person icsides her duties as a wife and moth she for six years took over the du ties of of Westfield school township for her There was a large attendance of relatives and friends at the funeral services on Wednesday afternoon of last held here in the Methodist church and conducted by the Interment was in Riverside Relatives from a distance attending the funeral were and Louie Heitman Elmer Marie Albertson and Louie and Ewalt Mary Emma Tack Neunaber and George all of In Gods design of life for us That He Himself has There are so many hidden things We do not understand But He would have us know His plan Is such a wondrous That when we do not understand We can Thy will be TRINITY LUTHERAN CHURCH Pastor Sunday School and Bible Class at Divine worship service at 11 Confirmation instructions every Saturday from to The first practice for the Christmas program will be held in the church basement Saturday begin ning at All children of the lower classes in Sunday school are re quested to be The children Morfords home was at Oak but was cared for in a hospital in Pierre during hisfinal ill ness and passed away there a week ago last Robert of Hamilton arrived last Thurs day night to spend about a weeks leave with his and and other relatives and Claeys made a brief stop here about two weeks ago while pilot ing an army plane from Hamilton Field to and re Misses Genevieve Swift and Grace here on a vacation from spent a of days in last week with relatives of the returning Fri day A family was sjiven in their honor Sunday in the home of Miss Swifts and Vern previous to their departure that after a pleasant two weeks for New where both women are in the employ of the only point on which a meandering screenplay seems to have made up its The rest of the route it devotes itself to an assortment of with everyone trying to outsmart or doublecross everybody else Not un til the closing incidents does Ji justifi cation for all the mani fest the subject mat aided and abetted by strives for mood rather than On the asset side are the pictures lush trappings and its which in most manage to transcend situationsand ADAVILLE CHURCH Sunday school nt Preaching service at The morning sermon subject will b Lagging Lesson fron Luke Luke Christian Evening service follows Endeavor There will begin the first of a serie of sermons under the general theme The Four Certainties of Christian LEGION AND AUXILIARY NOTES The regular meeting of the loca unit of the American Legion Auxili ary has been postponed from Decem December 4 until Monday evening December There are two candi dates for mimiiiiiiiiiiiimniiiiiiimimiiiniiiiiniiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiraiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiimiiiiiir LOCAL NEWS NOTES iniiniiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiniiiiimiinminiiiiiiinminiiiiiimi ard Erich Von Otto Krnger Eduardo and Rob ert Against a background of substantial production values is woven a melodramatic account of in espionage and which will possibly impress audiences more than it entertains As the title wartime Lisbon is the pic tures locale and that is about the Burrill entered the army one Claude Burrill nmniiiiiiiiiniiflniiiu miiiiiuiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiniiiiiiiiniiiiniiiniiniinnffl LOCAL NEWS NOTES Misses Neva Neal and Alice Tro irieter were visitors in Sioux City to of the other classes will report for practice on Sunday The Mission Circle will meet in the church parlors on Tuesday with Henry Stryzewski as host The Luther League will meet in the church parlors on Thursday with the Hartmau family We welcome you to worship with us Lift up your 0 ye gates and be ye lift ye everlasting doors and the King of Glory shall come OHATSWORTH Pastor Sunday school at tDivine Service at The Mission Circle will meet in the church parlors at Akron on Tuesday The Luther League will meet on Thursday We welcome you to worship with Rose Burke and Hosohler were Sioux City visitors to A son of Harvey Taylor was a ton silectomy patient at the Akron Hos Blythe McGuire and Gwinn were visitors in Sioux and Ford Hansea and baby went to Sioux to visit Edith of Sioux visited her Misses Anna and Oda last A marriage license was issued this week in Sioux City to Thomas Pos tlewait and Marian both of Westfield Walter Dirks is home from Camp having received an honorable discharge from army ser vice on account of physical and Art Husenbank left Monday for a visit with their Kenneth who is stationed at the Naval Plan now to attend the program and carnival at Pleasant Hill school Friday December at lOc and Free lunch and plenty of ley Lawrence Gale went to Sioux City yesterday to see her Eileene before her departure that evening for Miss1 Gale has been employed as an opera ror by the Western Union Telegraph in is being trans ferred to similar work in the com pany s offices in Los and a half years after being graduated with honors from Akron High school and also being an engi neering student at Iowa State for two He took his basic training at Camp following which he was as signed for further training at North Dakota State and at Camp He was transferred from Gamp Gruber an east coast The young mans many friends him success in the aspiration for appointment to the Military NO CHANGE IN POINT VALUES No changes will be made in food point valued tlitit have been effect the last 60 it was announced this week by Sioux City district OPA The point value of butter and ra tioned meats will remain the and no changes are indicated in the processed The reason for not placing points on many scarce articles it this time is due to the fact that here are runny items of which there is an and consumers should eat foods that are in abund in view of the fact that the Army and Navy are making heavier calls on items such as but catsup and Unusually heavy shipments of beef are also being sent to the Armed Forces at this OPA acknowledged that the supply of and nonrationed for civilians in December is expected to average pounds weekly or percent more than the average this Nettie Hilliker and Eu nice Burket wore visitors in Sioux William of Des came Tuesday to visit her and southeast of of Sioux visited his Winifred and other relatives here Come out and have a good time Fri Will see you at Pleasant Hill promptly at 8 lOc and Shirley Claeys and family enjoyed a visit Tuesday from a Lawrence of Sioux Her Flight Officer is a navigator at the Sioux City Army Air The Christian Ladies Aid is spon soring a food and fancy work sale Saturday December in the lobby of Akron There will be homemade be sides a variety of fancy that will make good Christmas The near zero weather of last Fri day and Saturday was suc ceeded by foggy and more moderate It has been clear and pleasant yesterday and to All the late snow has disap peared and completion of corn pick ing is progressing under more fovor wore a corsnge of American Beauty The brides attendant wore a melon colored with back ac nnd wore a corsage of trnr The grootn nnd his attendant wore dark with n white carna tion in their coat The bride is a clangliter of nnd Jesse cast of and a graduate of Akron High The groom is the youngest sin of and Harry west of and n graduate of Elk Point High A twocourse wedding dinner was served at 6 oclock in tlie home of the srides parents for the immediate rel A threetiered wedding lecorated in the brides chossn jlne and formed the centerpiece f the The dinner was served by the Misses Norma Jean Kallsen and Donna Joan Both young people are well and deservedly popular in this vicin ty and their many friends offer con gratulations and very best They will make their home Harry west of her Camilla and Arlo were hostesses at a pre iiiptinl shower given in honor of Miss hyllis Kallsen in the homo of Olson at Elk Point on Nov mber A delicious lunch was erved nnd the afternoon hours were jleasnntly passed by the guests in laying Tbe house Decora ions were in blue and the chosen olors of the whose mar to Pnt Callahan was an event of November in A umber of lovely gifts were received y Miss Kallsen at the TEST CHURCH OF CHRIST Sunday Bible school at Preaching at 11 The Christian Ladies Aid is spon ning a food and fancy work sale aturday December in 10 lobby of Akron There will e homemade be a variety of fancy work that ill make good Christmas BAPTIST CHURCH NOTES December Sunday Morning wor ship Missionary December World Wide Guild prayer and Bible study at the The Ladies Association is sending an offering to assist in the work of the Winnebago Home for the You may give your contribution to the The Ladies Bible class will meet on December 22 at the home of Clyde Kinser to prepare the Christ mas boxes OLEN Buy Defense StampsBonds able Stryzewski went to last weekto visit her a student at Olaf s and to attend a play in which Esther had one of the lending Upon her Stry zewski stopped at to see her Charles Linden who is convalescing after a serious Raymond Aliscnmachnr and iis of came yesterday for a visit with his Frank and his brother inlaw and and Art and Ahsen macher is home on furlough from over two years of service in the Army Air Corps in the South Pacific having been stationed in India during the past The Akron High boys basketball teams lost both ends of a double header to Hawarden High at that place last Friday the first team by a score of 40 to 27 and the reserves by a margin of 41 to At Tuesday Akron won both In the girls Akron defeated 46 to The boys game was more closely con At half Akron and Westfield The final re sult 32 The Ireton boys and girls teams play here this Thursday Ak ron boys first and second teams play at Alcester next Tuesday I Buy Victory WOUNDED SOLDIER WRITES PARENTS Glenn Horton Also Meets Akron Army Nurse In Prance The recent receipt of a telgram from the War Department ft Wash ington by and Water Hor southeast of advisig tem that their Genn had been seriously wounded in action while serving with a Infantry Regiment on the battle front in November was followed by a brief Vmnil letter written by the wounded to his pa rents and received last bringing to them the glad tidings that he was being eared for in a Plospital in England and feeling pretty Ho mentioned that lie had been awarded the Purple Heart as a result of his in jury while engaged in and Horton received an other letter from overseas nt about the same time which gave them addi tional pleasure and It was from Ruth of Ak an Army serving at an Army Base Hospital in and she wrote to inform them that she had met their Glenn Horton in the hospital after he had been wounded nnd found him to be getting along just She remembered as both he and his were patients in the Akron Hos pital while she was a nurse there sev eral years Marbach has been an Army Nurse for about three years Continued on last page   

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