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Akron Register Tribune (Newspaper) - December 21, 1944, Akron, Iowa VOLUME 58 DECEMBER 1944 NUMBER 20 COUPLE UNITED IN PRETTY CHURCH FRIDAY Miss Lorraine Shearer And Bullock Are Married In Westfield Miss Lorraine youngest daughter of Elsie of and Raymond son of and William of were united in marriage December at in the Congrega tional the performed the dbublering candlelight The matron of honor was Maxinc Ander sister of the Lesley An brotherinlaw of the best The bridesmaids were Cleone Lois Milbrodt and Jeanne Serv ing us ushers were Robert Mar vin George Knapp and Jules The flower girl was Joan Mc and ring Marlyn Before the Dorcas Knapp sang The Lords accom panied by Florence The wedding party proceeded down the aisle to the strains of Lohengrins Wedding with Knapp at the During the Dorcas Knapp sang Because and 0 Promise For the re Mendelssohns Wedding March was The bride looked charming in a gown of white satin and with a long train and a fingertip She carried bouquet of white cen tered with The matron of honor a pink net and lace gown a pink arid carried a bouquet of blue centered with sweet heart The bridesmaids wore gowns of pink and with match ing Each had a blue and white blue pink and white trimmings and a blue The best ushers and ring bearer wore brown Each had a white carna tion the ceremony a reception was held at the home of and Les ley Anclerson for the wedding with Shearer and Ander son as The table was cen ADAVILLE OHUROH Sunday school at Preaching service at The morning sermon subject will Gods Supreme Christmas Luke A A White will be presented Sunday evening at 8 Last Sunday afternoon the pastor and wife entertained and El mer Brown and and and Everett and Foster accompanied teredwith a wedding topped with a miniature soldier and bride The newly married couple have the congratulations and best wishes of their many and Henry of Ha former residents near received the sad news from the War a few days ago ithat their had been killed in action while servingwith the forces on the FrenchGerman battle Their many friends ex tend their sincere sympathy to the pa rents and other and Hal and Paul of Grand Mea to Monday to attend the funeral of Hal Riggs broth Fred who passed away at his The deceased was known by a number of people in this section of the fMMANUEL ENO CHURCH at all classes above fourth grade who have speak ing parts in play are asked to meet at the December 24 Sunday school Christmas rehearsal from 10 to 12 No morning Evening preaching service at 11 by Roger of Angustana Rock The Sunday school Christmas pro gram will be given Tuesday December at o PLEASANT HILL CHURCH December Sunday school at with a short Christmas program After preaching ser at the Friday December tho Ladies Aid Society will meet in the Harvey Welch iiiiiiiimniiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiniiiiiKiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii LOCAL NEWS NOTES and Kiewel and baby visited relatives at over Wednesday December for work in the third Laverne of the Army AKRON AIRMAN ON MANY MISSIONS IN ITALIAN AREA Harvey Lias Arrives Home This Week After 13 Months Service The RegisterTribune is in receipt of the following communication from a 12th AAF B26 Marauder Bomber Base in Italy Flying as an engineergunner on more than 60 missions has made Tech nical Harvcy Lias an expert in emergency The 20yearold overseas since serves with a veteran B26 Marauder squadron in the Med iterranean and has partici pated with it in missions aimed against enemy positions in both Italy and southern The big name like An Florence and made the Said Sergeant and I dont deny we had our hands filled during those but its the lesser known a viaduct or a rail road that often cause us the most Last he we were after a viaduct at and the flak we caught during our run over the target made our Marauder look like a The hydraulic sys tem took a terrific and I had to bend the line upward to keep it working so we could get the wheels down when we Our plane had more than 200 but none of us was Two months attacking a rai road bridge at the lowan again met with great difficulty when flak damaged the hydraulic system Despite his efforts at emer gency it was impossible to open the hydraulically operated bomb We made a second run on the tar get and caught more but we still couldnt get those bomb bay doors To Return wittf TALKIE CHATTER Norka Theatre Features For The Coming Week There is a quite wide range of en tertainment to be offered patrons of the Norka Theatre during the coining Laurel and Hardy a musical and a mystery On Friday and Saturday December 22 and appear on the screen your favorite funny Laurel and to tickle your funnybone again in The Big They were the funniest detectives hat ever I how they hrow that bomb around I Things mppen to them that never happen to anyone Theyre funnier thuu over and twice as No roll ing in the aisles in this youll want to There will also be a Stooge Big names in moviedom appear in the cast of the Song of the Open to be shown at the Nor Sunday and Monday December 24 and In the a youthful movie fed up with her confining makes a short film with a bunch of kid members of tho victory corps aiding farmers harvest likes their carefree She decides to join them for a holi The starlet tries to straighten out a youthful runs into but redeems herself with the and by a clever ruse saves an orange Appearing in the cast are such well known screen and radio stars as Charlie McCarthy and Edgar Bon ita Peggy Jackie Bill Reginald Regis Rose Sig Irene Pat the Lip liam Sammy Kayes Chuck Faulkner and His Con dos Catron Pro AKRON WOMANS MOTHER SUMMONED Minnie Stoddard Had Visited Many Times In Daughters Home Here The community extends its sympa thy to Mooro and other relatives in the death of her who passed away in the home of another daugh Arden at December at the age of 80 For a number f years she has been a frequent vis tor in the Moore home here nnd had nany friends in Stoddard wns born in Iowa November As n shild she came to Sioux City with her and James Me and had resided there the greater part of her More recent y she had resided in Stoddard had traveled extens ively both in this country and abroad and was a woman of pleasant person ality and many fine She is survived by three and of and of San and four Bryan of San Luis Orlan of Akron Lyle of Arden of also by 19 grandchildren and six Sloddard was a member of the Scientist Funeral services wore held OATHOLIO OHUROH SERVICES Akron Holy Mass The third and fifth Sundays oj the month at The second and fourth Sundays of the at Confessions will be heard at 4 and 8 on Saturdays preceding the third and fifth Sunday of the Feast of Christmas Confessions will be heard December December until December High Mass Low Holy Communion will be distributed in both Westfield Holy Mass The first third and fifth Sundays of the month at The second and fourth Sundays of tho month at Confessions will be heard onehalf hour before Mass the second and AKRON SOLDIER TELLS OF ENGLAND Pfp Jack Gusman Sends Interesting Letter To His Parents Here The interesting letter was received afow days ago by and Gusman front their Jack who recently arrived overseas with a army contin the letter being dated November Somewhere in England Dear Mom and Dad At last we are settled down again in a camp on English It certainly isnt the as our camps in the under the it could be We landed a few days ago and then hopped on a train that took us1 to our present cant say whore its The weather has been against Though it isnt it has been rain ing every which makes it damp and cold if this were spring Im sure weather would be There is alot of green grass andwhat little Ive of the layout of this part of England seems to be o England was taught to us that it was old and quaint it impresses Pictures pf it five very In other I have seen a few things that looked exactly what I thought they would look I m hoping to go out an evening pass one of these nights to see the real English village or as we are not too far from Air stationed at Peterson spent a furlough with his Frank and other rela tives and friends in this vicinity and near Richard Bean and eft last Friday evening for a visit vith their husband and Rich ard who is in the Sub marine service of the at New The Akron High boys first and sec ond basketball teams and the Junior High team lost all three games to Ha warden High teams here Tuesday eve ning The Akron girls and boys teams play at Remsen on Friday eve ning of this Ensign of the Naval Air arrived Sunday from to Spend a leave with his and John east of and other rela tives and Koch was sta tioned at Corpus and Daytona before his recent transfer to Frank and of Des visited over Sunday with her Frank and the family of her Arthur Huebner also with her Raymond and of who were guests in the Huebner The relatives en joyd a Christmas party in the Hueb ner home and Mason and Sue arrived Thursday of last week to visit Masons Ethel and among friends who had been hospitalised at Chicka for some time on account of foot has recently been at Camp for a short time tint will bo returned to Camp where he was stationed in the pental Corps when he first entered the Army ser vice about three years and a half Many complimentary things have been said regarding the annual Junior class Miss a three act presented in the New Auditorium last Friday The large crowd in attendance thor oughly enjoyed the efforts of the young people of the cast in putting the play across in such a capable and faultless The high perfec tion attained reflected not only the diligent work of the members of the but also effort on the part of the local Miss Sohramm and Miss who coached the The spec ialties presented between nets were Continued on laat page also greatly a full bomb to make mat ters land with a flat The pilot landed the Marauder beautiful though we skidded on the he managed to circle and bring the plane to a stop without in juring any of Winner of the Air Medal and two Oak Leaf Sergeant with his has recently been authorized the Distinguished Unit Ci Before entering the Army in he was a student at Akron High His and Eugene live at Harvey who re turned to this country December 15 from thirteen months of overseas ser vice in the 12th Air Force in the Italian theatre of arrived in Akvon Tuesday evening to visit his and Eugene and other relatives and Lias is looking fine after his months of strenuous service in the European war with 290 hours of operational combat flying but he is mighty glad to get back among home folks After his leave he will probably be transferred to a west coast METHODIST CHURCH NOTES the star went before them until it came and stood over where the child May the star that shone on the little town where the Savior Once more shine down to touch youv heart with its holy rays And bring you joy this sad Christ mas The Son of Man came to seek and to save that which was Luke ducer Charles has brought day foronoon the to light a talented young lady in the tyClmndlcr chapel in Sioux person of Jane possessed of a Qrpha Christian Science fine voice and definite acting WniW niTininHmr Interment was in Mortimer Snerd has line m colnntcrv Pallbearers the while Fields and McCarthy jwere Shoulberg and Donald are there and over in humorous bylof and Earl Paul T Roy Searing and Harry A mystery Shadows In the all of Sioux be Jay Robertson arrived home screen Wednesday December with Warner Nina east of He will return to a Convalescent Hospital at Camp Car December George Zucco and Minor Watson as sPend Christmas with his members of the The Crime DocMr MvsJohn north tor is asked to solve the mystery of a young girls oftenrecurring night To find the solution of the mental disturbance it has the Crime Doctor agrees to spend a week end at her After many unusual occurrences and a few the mystery is solved and the girls men tality fourth Feast of Christmas December Confes sions will be December Holy Mass and Holy FATHER ffNION CREEK OHUROH Christmas service December at 11 Christmas Christmas practice December at 10 Christmas program De cember at 8 Annual meeting January 1 Divine service December 11 Sunday school December 10 LESLIE miiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiHnmiiiiiiiiHiiiHHmiminiiiiin LOCAL NEWS NOTES Walter Horton and were visitors in Sioux southeast of Week end guests in the home of and Lesley southeast of were and Raymond Bullock and and Ehvood HELPING TRUTH BECOME ALIVE will be the sermon theme for Sunday at our 11 oclock Sunday school starts1 nt 10 We need to remember that no sea is so deep and no land is so but that Jesus can walk there by our loved ones We need to remem ber that while our loved ones may be far from us this Christmas they need not be far from their God and His The best way to help make this a better world is to follow Gods Son and thus improve If each one in town will see to it that the street in front of his own home or place of business is the whole town will be The Sunday School Christmas pro gram will bo presented at 8 oclock Sunday Every one is who may not have any other church ALBERT Dnane Stinton left last Friday for a visit with the Lloyd Stinton family O o o Attention Kiddies There will FREE MOVING PICTURE S SHOW at the Norka on ig at 2 for all children under 12 o A Laurel and Hardy Picture will be o SANTA GLAUS will be on hand after the show to distribute Candy to the Akron Commercial Club is an appendectomy patient at the Akron Paul Meyer returned Monday to after a visit with his mother and other northeast of in Preston and Roy of De came Monday for a visit with his and west of and other rel atives and Miss Esther Stryzewski came Sat urday from Olafs North to spend the holiday va V1V cation with her and 35 and other relatives and and James who have been living at El came Tuesday evening for a brief visit with a former Agriculture instructor in the local has taken a similar position at John a pilot with the TransContinental Air operat ing in Pacific has been visit ing in the home of his end during the past John has flown the big airships thousands of and Carl Silkebakken and two little sons arrived Monday from to visit their and Ole and nu merous who is em ployed as booking agent for the Unit ed States Motion Picture was recently transferred from Boston to The Sixth War Loan drive on F and G War Bonds has been extended 16 through December The drive will now be on a solicitation basis and everybody will be contacted by com mittees to be Akron and Westfield towns and Sioux townships xre the only precincts in this district to have met or exceeded their Miss Shirley of the High school teaching enjoyed a visit last Friday from her and A and her and Virgil of also her brotherinlaw ind and GlonuBengs of The visitors at tended the Junior class which I Miss Schramm assisted in Friday of Santa and his of Vermil were renewing acquaint ances and looking after business mat ters in and Wynia went to where their two married daughters about a year and he is employed as a pipefitter in the shipyards there and likes the work very He was formerly in the plumbing business Wynia AKRON GIRL IS MARRIED 7th IN CALIFORNIA Mfss Ruth Lias And Curtis Brand Take Vows In Los Angeles Miss Ruth daughter of nnd Kugcne nnd Curtis son of Lela of married Thursday December at the Wed ding Los the Julius DuBose nt tlio double ring The bride chose a teal blue with fnschia and wore a shoulder corsage of white rose She was attended by nn intimate Miss Jean The grooms attendant was Rtiv The bride grew to young woman hood here nnd graduated from Akron High school in During the past throe ycnrs she has worked in defense work in Los The groom was honorably discharged from the 3rd Marine Division in He saw service in lator in Guad alcanal and Last Feb ruary he was returned to the where he spent nine months in a base Mr and Brand arrived in Ak ron last Friday evening to visit her parents and other relatives and They will make their home in Los It is the sincere wish of their many friends that their life voyage together may be a long and happy o TRINITY LUTHERAN CHURCH Pastor There will be neither Sunday school nor divine service Christmas Eve program by the Sun day school will be given Sunday eve beginning at Christmas Day Holy on December begin ning at The Luther League will go out Christmas caroling Tuesday eve December Please meet at the church at We welcome you to worship with us OHATSWORTH Pastor Sunday school at 10 with Holy Com beginning at Christmas program by the Sunday school will be given on the evening of Christmas December begin ning at We welcome you to worship with usi BAPTIST CHURCH NOTES Sunday school at 10 M Preaching serviced at 11 December at the Sunday school Christmas pro OLEN EASTERNSTARS ELECT OFFICERS Joint Installation To Be Held With Masons On Evening Of 2 At the last regular meeting of Ves per the fol lowing officers were elected for the ensuing year tie There will be a joint installation of of Vesper and Freedom on the evening of January FIRST CHURCH OF CHRIST Sunday Bible school at Preaching at 11 Ladies Aid is having its annual Christmas party Thursday afternoon at the home of Pearl Christmas program will be Sunday December at Everyone urged to be All children the Christmas pro gram are asked to be at the ohureb Saturday at for a thorough please see that the children There will be a grocery and food shower for and Dayton on December Bring your gifts if possible not later than Sunday
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