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Akron Register Tribune (Newspaper) - April 13, 1944, Akron, Iowa VOLUME 67 APRIL 1944 NUMBER 36 CHARLES FOWLER LEAVES POSITION AS LOCAL SCHOOL HEAD Is Now Instructor In Des Moines High School McCord Also Resigns Charles who had ten dered his resignation as superintend ent of the local effective at the close of the the last of requested an earlier release from his duties here last week to enable him to accept a position as instructor of Physical Education and Industrial Arts in Lincoln High school in Des The school board granted the request and Fowler for that city Monday to assume his new in which his host of friends here wish him every He lias been connected with the local schools the past eight Miss Helen who has had charge of the Commercial department of the school for several will act as superintendent during the balance of theschool Hobart of this a former instructor in the high school will assist in the high school work during the remaining weeks of the Another resigna tion accepted by the school board last week was that of Max ath letic coach the past to permit him to accept at once a position as coach at West High also in Des where he went the first of the week to take up his new Fowler family will remain here for the MARCH AND APRIL DAIRY FEED PAYMENT ThePlymouth county AAA has beeninformed that March and sales will be added to April pro duction and and the payment covering both months will be made in the months 6f May and The 8eapound at 50c per hundredweight on whole February salesmust be completed by April so if you have not already received payment on get your sales slips into the county office at BORN A to and John Isak of near by Cae siirean at the Akron April A to and Lynn of April A to and Raymond of near April A to and Emery Gag of April Donald 3rd and after spending a leave at the home of his and Henry have de parted where ho will take a course at an OilBurn ing He has seen action in the Gilbert and Marshall Islands South Lucken was Darlene daugh ter of and John KtETHODIST CHURCH NOTES God grant that the church will not fail in providing light in our pres ent For if we lack spirit ual guidance for our immediate prob lems and set our feet in consequence in obscure our children shall certainly wander for years in moral If you would be doubt your A saloon by any other name will al ways smell the Christianity Has Not Failed will be the theme for next Sunday We are happy to note that our Sunday school has been growing right We enjoyed the greatest audience at church last Sunday that we have had at any Easter service since coming to You are all invited back again next week and every1 week Through the helpful service of the I come close to God and to my human comrades in worship and social the church I learn the truths by which to live a happy and useful It is liere in my sorrow that I find as well as courage for lifes and added joy in my victories over It is in Church that I come into union with My Master and The meets next Wednes April at the Church Social with Adams and Alva Seamands ALBERT SMALL PERCENTAGE DRAFTEES REJECTED Changes In Regulations In Drafting Men Are Still Rather Vague Of the sixtyeight men fromPlym outh county who took the preindue tion examination at Camp Dodge last eleven failed to meet the physi cal requirements for military service and four were held over for further The group accepted were about evenly divided between the and This is a small per centage when it is considered a large part of the group were older No calls have been received for these men to report for and press and radio reports indicate a good share of them may be deferred until men under 26 have been this point the local board had no in formation the first of the week except the published which said no over 26 were to be inducted until the list of 1A s under that age were In county this ruling will make little difference unless it in cludes agricultural as thfti number oj men under 26 regis terailNHptefi county and employed in defense work If the rul ing applies to the state a it might delay calling some of the older jnen until UNION CREEK CHURCH Sunday school at 10 Divine services at Luther League on Tuesday at Minnie Anderson and Lester Seely LESLIE OLSON PLEASANT HILL CHURCH Sunday school at Evening Gospel service at DONALD miiniiniiiiiiiiiiiiiiniiiiniiiDiiKiiiiiiiiiniinQiiiiiiiiiiimiuiiiiiiiiiiHiiiiiiiiiiini LOCAL NEWS NOTES Claeys were vis itors in Sioux City last Bengston and were in Sioux City last Bonnie Harris came from Sioux City to visitover the week end with Ser brotherinlaw and and Ford t The of the Christian church will hold a sale at Weidenfellers Saturday April Your patronage will be appreci Arden Johnson came Friday from Camp Des to spend a brief Easter furlough with lis and Emil John and other relatives and Victor Clark and little daugh who have staying with her and Carl left ast Thursday to her who is taking military training at State George Bray and of Sioux were visitors the atter part of last week in the home of Brays and and also assisted them in the observance of their fortyfifth wedding Parker and visited in Sioux City over the week end with the latters daughters and Her Al vin who was here on furlough from duty with the left with liis bride the first of the week for San A committee comprised of Fred Art Fred Dirks and Harry Sat of served a buffet supper to between 325 and 350 service men at the Nebraska street in Sioux City on Easter Dona iions of food for the occasion were re ceived from eleven other local per and the menu consisted of spa cake with whip ped cream frosting and A to tal of service men participated in the Easter festivities at the there during the now an officer in the Nayyj arrived last Thursday evening on sick leave from a hospital in to visit his wife and other relatives in the Frank Kerr west of Before going to California about a couple of years Conner practiced medicine at S Rather an odd coinci dence of his trip here last week was that as he was passing through Mad his a Senior in Akvon who had been in Des Moines that day to take the physical for entrance into the Navy V13 boarded the same traihj neither of the others presence until they hap pened tp inait on the AKRON HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS RECEIVE POETRY AWARDS National Association Recognizes Four In Its Annual Anthologies The students in the English and Speech department of the Akron High of which Fry is in recently participated in a poetry writing contest which is spon sored annually by the National High School Poetry Association of Los An Over fifty poems were written and submitted many of them by boys in the and twenty of the best poems were selected and sent in for competition in thenational Fry recently received from Secretary Dennis of the National a letter with which was enclosed Certificates of Ac ceptance for the Annual Anthology of High School Poetry which had been awarded Akron High students for the poems they had entered in the These awards went to two Sopho Arnold Krause and Maybelle and two Bruce Brodie and Lois Secretary Hartman added in his letter We extend our hearty congratulations to these stu We wish to thank you teachers whose cooperatirtn makes the Annual Anthologies for the interest you have shown in our In these times of civilian morale can best be maintained by the encourage ment of original It makes us happy to know in publishing these we are contribut ing to the wellbeing of the We hope that your school will be rep resented in next years as The poems of the two Akron High Sophomores the Certificates of Maybelle Burrill and Arnold are printed and of Brodie award will be published in these columns next DUSK In the west ihe skyis turning Coming to a close is another Dropping slowly down that red ball Dropping down till put of sight it n the east the yellow moon doth From the tower of the church the bells n a tree a bird whistles his Beckning his mate to retire right Oer the hill is heard the coyotes Prom the trees the piercing hoot of an owl we turn homeward from the fad ing glimmer And seek our jrest this quiet eve in Arnold MY FIRST SKATING LESSON My friends said skating was such It really looked quite Theyd give each other a little And sliding they would So bought me some bright new Figure skates of white Then to the pond I went A good time was in seemed to scream and worry Id fret and fuss and frown But it didnt seem to do any Id still go tumbling That night my skates were and I Retired soon to A water bottle at my An ache was in my Maybelle CATHOLIC CHURCH SERVICES Akron Holy Masa The third and fifth Sundays of the month at The second and fourth Sundays of the month at Confessions will be heard at 4 and on Saturdays preceding the third and fifth Sunday of the Westfleld Hblylifuw The third and fifth Sundays of the mouth at The second and fourth Sundays of the month at Confessions will be heard onehalf hour before mass on the second and fourth FATHER LEGION AND AUXILIARY NOTES The American Legion Auxiliary will hold their annual Hospital Silver at 2 Keep Likepublic TALKIE CHATTER Norka Theatre Features For The Coming Week Making up the program of enter tainment at the Norka Theatre dur ing the coming week will be a couple of a dramawithmusic and a war On Friday and Saturday April 14 a double feature will be Feature 1 will be a in star ring Wally Two rookies are captured the Japs and sent to a concentration campy where they meet their top who was captured while trying to find They plan and execute an meet up with two American actresses also trying to elude the The four make good their escape and the rookies wind up back on the spud Feature 2 is also a Niagara in which the inimitable Slim Summer ville and Zazu Pitts are the laugh pro outstanding attraction for Sun day and Monday April 1C and on the Norka screen will be a in beautiful techni Thousands presenting top with a favorite star for each member of the includ ing such famous film personages as Kathryn Gene Mary John Ben Frances Mickey Judy Gar Red Eleanor Ann Lucille Virginia Frank Lena Marsha Marilyn Mar garet Donna Gloria June John Sara Don Loper and Maxine as well as Kay Kyser and Bob Crosby and their orchestras and Benny Carter and his Half of the picture plot is of with music and human tangles that make The daughter of an Aririy Colonel goes to camp with him to entertain the By accident she meets one of the boys who is disgruntledand She makes aspecial effort to improve his morale and they fall in While at first the Colonel ancfrhis wife they girl1 puts on Army show with all the Hollywood and as the finale they have a flying acrobat act in which the boy as that was his profes sion This pthur half of the play is where a string of MGMs headline en7 tertainers are brought in toput on the Army air give their best for highly diverting and se While the two halves are distant cousins and give the impres sion of two each has excel lent entertainment Kath ryn in the does the fin est job of her acting with finish and singing in fine The offering for Wednesday eve April will be The Land Is a story of Norway under the lieel of the Nazis and depicting the underground activities that har rassed country It should proveto be an interesting Illlffllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllinilllfllllllllllllllllllin LOCAL NEWS NOTES Regular meeting of Freedom Monday eve April Miss Shirley of Sioux visited here last week with her grand and other Union Creek club will meet April at the home of with Ker vyn Bradley assistant Leslie Smith is expected to visit the club at this Gladys of visited here last week with her and She had been called to Hawarden by the death of their Orville Con who passed away March fol lowing a Robert of was a member of a contingent of a dozen men from Union who left March 27 for induction into Army service at Fort Adams registered in Union county while engaged in farming and Guy west of received word that then Arnold serving with the armed forces was promoted to Corporal on March and that two of his both Iowa were advanced to the same rank on that At a meeting of Hoschler American last Thursday eve members were present from Le and Leonard of this recently returned on fur lough from the war front in was guest speaker and gave a fine talk on his Hosehler post voted to sponsor Boy Scouting in Akron and named a special committee to proceed with the Twentyone boys are Scout SUBMIT FINAL LIST CONTRIBUTORS TO RED CROSS DRIVE Report For Portland Township Now Complete Corrections Are Made Portland Township Ray Herman Orin Har and Frank Thomas and and Ross and John Herman Fay John John Andrew Herman Ren Haiold John Alfred Harold Lorotta John Minnie Voss Francos Fred Arthur Oscar Marvin Bald Harris Fred and John Walter Louis George Arvel Jur Evan Smith Henry Elmer Del mar Howard Leo Henry Helen Abel Berg Mahlon Alvin Fred Otto Carrie Howard Lesley Carl Basil Ben AlvaPorfcpRialphrDewcyWalter Oscdr G Art Marvin John Min John Gerd Alfred Albert Moohl Everett Lester Herman Joe Tentin John Lloyd Ervin Walter Danny Billie Lloyd Wesley Frank Henry Klei Mervin Frank Gra Alta Alma Ernest Lock Robert Keith Albert Henry Lewis Reuben Melvin Han Emil Henry Dick Elmer David Yan Fred Herman Paul Huett Jessie John Ben Charlie Emery Fred John Bill Bertha Total EMMANUEL CHURCH Sunday school at 10 m Preaching service at 11 in charge of Roger of Confirmation class will meet at Ladies Aid will meet April in the church enter by Fred Clacsson and Granl Town of Akron The following additional contribu iion is reported to the Red Cross War Fund Drive in Akron Alice Preston Township The following contributions were omitted by mistake from the list of contributors to the Red Cross Wai Fund Drive published last wcek Henry Fred Westfield Township The following contributions were omitted by mistake from the list of contributors to the Red Cross War Fund Drive published last week BIG SPRINGS BAPTIST CHURCH April Cru saders program and All child ren are April Prayer Morning worship sermon by the pastor and singing by the Sunday school Evening service of blessing and April Midweek in three April Monthly meeting of the Missionary Hostesses will be Ar nold John Wiksen add Algol Carlson devotional chair Woodio You will always find a warm wel come in the white church on the Buy Victory StampsBonds I FIRST CHURCH OF CHRIST The real test of Easter is not Did I go to church on Easter morning or Did my new Easter bonnet look as good as those of the others The real test of Easter How fully is the resurrection of Christ our Saviour exemplified in me Are you able to meet that test And if are you willing to sacrifice a portion of your comfort or convenience in order to help carry the work oi the King dom of God Next Sunday morning the sermon topic will How Good a Christian Am I All members are urged to be Service at Bible school at The ladies of the Christian church will hold a food sale at Weidenfoilers Saturday April Your patronage will be appreci rRINITY LUTHERAN CHURCH Pastor Sunday school and Bible class at 10 Divine worship 11 The Pastoral Conference will be icld on Tuesday and Wednesday at Pauls Lutheran We welcome you to worship with OHATSWORTH Pastor Sunday school at Divine worship p We welcome you to worship with FORMER RESIDENT OF AKRON VICINITY DIES IN MONTANA Ida Murphey For Twentyseven Years Postmistress Ida of North passed away in a hos pital at Miles March after a brief illness of heart Funeral services were held nt her home in March and interment was made in the Haley cem etery heside her Mur who preceded her in death thir een years She leaves to mourn icr one Robert of mid one Portia of Long and a number grandchildren md One died in 1918 at besides her she leaves one sister and two living in Los and numerous friends n the community in which she had or a number of Mur ihey served as postmistress of the rlaley postolTice for twentyseven ears and only recently had re irod on a but continued to nake her home at that Hurphey was born near and was a resident of Westfield town ship for many where she will e kindly remembered by old LOCAL NEWS NOTES Warner visited rela ives in Sioux City over Regular meeting of Vesper on Friday April Misses Vivian and Ruth of Sionx spent Easter Sunday here with home Cluett Chamberlain and child ren visited last week with and Emil Vierrege at Min Everett southeast of Saturday for a visit with icr and wife at Lloyd Morohead and children went to Sioux City and spent Easter vith her Nellye and her Cross made a business trip to Minneapolis and the jast He is agent for a monu at and Rudolph southeast of have received word hat their Lloyd Kam who is will a Infantry las arrived somewhere in of and ra of near were vis ting relatives and friends here Sun Pedersons is convalescing from an appendectomy n the Akron Chaplain Oscar Bohman arrived I ast Thursday evening from Camp to enjoy a 20dny furlough with his wife and other relatives On Saster Sunday morning he delivered he sermon in Immanuel Lutheran of whicli he was formerly pas and next Sunday he plans to jreaeh to his former parishioners at Gerald Smith arrived Sunday evening from to join his1 family in a visit with his fa Ray and other rela tives and Smiths moth of who is also here on a will accompany them on their return to Washington a week from She will spend a few weeks with them and another Horace and who live The Akron town baseball team is planning to hold its first workout and practice next April at 2 weather at the dia mond in City All who are in terested in playing on the team this season are invited to be on hand for a The prospects are fine for another very good team here this as several of last seasons players are sure to be in the If games can be secured with teams of the same caliber in other cities and towns of tbis the fans can be assured if seeing a lot of goodsport during the spring and summer INOCULATION OF SOYBEAN SEED STRONGLY URGE D Plymouth county farmers were irged today by chair imn of Plymouth County Agricul ural Conservation to make sure that soybean seed planted this spring is properly especi ally on land that has not repeatedly grown the Inoculation is cheap and is a simple one thatusually pays good dividends in increased produc ion and in maintaining soil Yet it is one that may be pushed aside n the rush of farm work this The nitrogenfixing bacteria which in mbit the soybean root system must be ntroduced from outside sources if the rop is to be grown on new Even on land which has repeatedly grown it is regarded by experienced frowcrs as cheap crop practice which will increase soybean yield even a small amount is noro than ordinarily important this since the Allied war effort is de xmding on the American soybean crop to maintain the vitally important stockpile of vegetable oils and pro Inoculation is a practice which vill make a decided increase in the average Inoculation by either commercial noculants or by the use of properly noculated soil can be but he commercial inoculants are more Laverno Jacobs caruc last week rom Lincoln Army Air Lin to visit friends and former schoolmates Ja iobs graduated from Akron High a year MASONS OF 10WAIN CENTENNIAL MEET All Lodges Of State Will Meet April 20 To Commemorate Event Thursday April Iowa Masons will bold a series of statewide meetings to commemorate the organization of the Grand Lodge of Iowa one hundred years This will be in conformance with a Procla mation sent out recently by the Grand of Masoais will meet in tyled lodges at 8 o clock on that and the pro gram will include a radio address by the Grand Master between 9 and over Stations KRNT and The exceptionally fine Cedar Rapids Masonic Chorus of 20 voices will sing immediately before and after the The earlier por tions of the evenings program will also be appropriate to this important Philip who had beeu with her Staff Philip while he was in training at South and before he left recently for overseas visited friends iii Akron several days last leaving Thursday for Cas to stay with her and former known Akron ;