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Akron Register Tribune (Newspaper) - August 17, 1944, Akron, Iowa VOLUME 58 AUGUST 1944 NUMBER 2 LIVESTOCK SHOW IS HELD DESPITE A FORENOON RAIN Fine Farm Fancy 4 H Exhibits Shown A quite heavy rain early Tuesday morning and frequent showers dur ing the forenoon and until after din ner threatened to put a damper on th community 4H Livestock and Farn Products Show scheduled to be lieli in Akron that the wel come sun broke through the clouds a about in the permit ting the program to be carried ou with only slight The rain stop ped threshing and other farm opera Scions and enabled the country peopl to come to town without feeling thi loss of working At the large city where tin livestock was there was a fine array of 4H baby ever one of which looked like a prizewin In the 4H swine division there were also some very choice entries o Duron Jerseys and Ches ter The poultry exhibit was rather but a number of excel lent birds were nevertheless Shortly after 1 oclock the judging of livestock began at the city shed A goodsized crowd of people had as sembled by the time the judging oi the fourteen 4H baby beeves began in the street in front of the the judging being done by Extension Agent Harmon of Union coun and Extension Agent Bruce Clam pittj of Plymouth The two outstanding calves were exhibited by Donald Banks and Ruth In the swine the outstanding exhibits were two Hampshire and two Hampshire shown b Ospar The 4H girls clubs had a fine ex hibit in the building east of the post At Legion Hall there was an excellent display of crfniied baked goods and fancy In the east show room of the Dirks Hard ware many beautiful floral specimens were In the livestock and other divisions there was an award of red and white and this paper hopes to be able to present a list of these in next weeks For all cash prize payment will be made at Akron Savings Akron Defeats Yankton at Baseball It was thought for a while that the baseball main sports between the Akron and Yankton clubs could not be played on account of wet but the diamond was finally put in fair shape after the sun came and play started at about before a goodsized The Yankton team was somewhat of a picked up bunch and did not offer a great lot of resistance in the first two when Akron sewed up the contest by scoring eight runs by vir tue of some hard hitting and errors Continued on last page OPENING OF SCHOOL IS NEAR AT HAND Coach Markham Will Meet Football Prospects August 24th The school bells will soon summons the young people of America to the schools and colleges to continue their preparation for future work and lead It is our privilege to live in one of the few nations of the world which will offer this opportunity dur ing this time of world The challenge for able leadership should make each of us more deter mined to prepare ourselves for those great tasks which can be accom plished only by those who are willing in youth to make the supreme effort to be prepared for the Coach Markham will be at the Ak ron public school building the after noon of August to meet the hoys interested in If can not meet him the first few please stop and let us have your name and the approximate time you will out for Make your activity program worth while by giv ing it all you School start Septem ber Tbere will be announcements in this the following If you have questions regarding our scholastic pfferirig or please feel free to callat the Let us all cojopeiite to make the coming yearmost profitable for BAPTIST CHURCH NOTES The World Wide Guild Girls of th Baptist church invite the people o the community to a Missionary Te to be held in the church on Tuesday August at They hav secured Miss Enid of Swa as the It will b an interesting and worthwhile pro August m Unified Service of followei by the Sunday school Dean of Sioux Falls Collegt will be the guest speaker at this time At the Baptist Young Peo pie of this area will meet for thei Fall Rally at the Olive church near August the Guil meets at the home of Marilyn ant Virginia Thursday prayer and Bi blc study at the OLEN OLD SETTLERS REUNION IN LE AUGUST 25 At a meeting of the executive com mittee of the Old Settlers Associa ion of Plymouth county last week i was decided to change the date of the annual reunion and picnic at the Mu nicipal park in LeMars to Friday August The date previously se or the event was August The ommittee made the change on ae count of a circus advertised to exhibii on the grounds adjoining the park on August UNION CREEK CHURCH Confirmation and Communion ser vice at No Sunday school next Congregational picnic Thursday August Examination of Fri August at LESLIE iniiiiiiiiuiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii LOCAL NEWS NOTES niiiiiiiiiiniiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiinimiiiiiiiiiiiiiinniii Alta Lunde went to Sioux to visit of same and Lyle of Sioux isited in the home of her this Johnson left today for to visit her who recently suf ered an arm nd Dixon and of have been vis ting the formers and Pannkuk and family re enjoying a visit from his Boyd and his he Misses Fannie and Alice Pann of of nd Miss of who ill be new teachers in Akron the en uing were here inak ng some arrangements preliminary to lie opening of school September and Earl Milstead were reek end visitors in the home of her and Milstead has been transferred to lie war prisoner camp at and they were driving through rom Camp Geraldine of as been visiting her Jean Wa in the home of the latters and Wa Jean left yesterday for the ome of her and ylvan at Mill Miss Thelma Anderson and her Misses Ruby and Maxine samefrom Sioux City for week end visit in the home of the owners and west of They also ad as Sunday and esley Anderson and Elsie Burton who has been in at Camp as n antiaircraftsman in the Army Sig al arrived Monday to spend a nrlough with his wife and children nd in the homo of his nd Vern and among her relatives and He be ig transferred from Camp Stewart Camp and leaves or his new location the last of this Miss Edna who is em oyed by the telephone company at came last Thursday for a eek end visit with relatives and She was returning from a acation spent with the family of her Clarence pas or of the Lutheran church at Rocky Steinert formerly esided here with his uncle and and Fred now of arshfieldj They also accom anied Miss Steinert to Rocky AKRON BALL TEAM LOSES ANOTHER CLOSE CONTEST Outfit Proves Bit Too Tough Sioux City Here Sunday The Akron baseball team ran u against another rather tough proposi lion in an from Lyons on the local diamond last Sun day the visitors einergini from a hardfought and quite well played conflict with a score of 4 to to their It was Akrons sec ond loss of the having drop ped a 0 to 4 decision to the Freemai team here the previous Sun Peron Swalley was due to pitch this game for but his brother was home on furlough from he army and he took the day So Smery Tucker again took up tne jitehing burden for the locals and di i right good job of However he Lyons seemed a jit to hard to cope with when a hit 01 wo would have meant scores in sev iral He was certainly ight in the In the opening stanza for Lyons after Kroger became an infield put Nelson connected for the only extra base hit off a double to just over Feauto s He was leld at third while Hartrnan and Em fucker executed a neat play on Bres ins Hartman fielding the jround ball and Tucker covering firsl or the Ellyson struck out retiring the Tucker and Brown went out in order in Akrons The fourth inning was very brieJ or the Going was safe on a obble at Lindgren shot a lopper to who fired to seeont o smother Going and Lindgren was neatly doubled at Uman was re ired on a Akron made its strongest half jot a Brown slapped one o first and the play on Tucker at sec nd resulted in an allowing him o advance to from where he cored on Hartmans hopper to short was ia scoring po ition on with but one illyson put on pressure and struck ut Wetzeler and Akrons onerun lead was short as Lyons went to work in the ifth Kroger and Nelson sin led in succession and Breslin drew a filling the with none jllyson sent slow grounder first nd Kroger romped home ahead of he throw with the tying Baker truck With bases still roing was hit by a pitched forc ng in Lindgren smacked a olid single that scored Breslin and bringing the total to four for lie Akron didnt get a look n in their Miller lived on an er or on his smash to and he then tole Tucker was ase by the old and musty hidden ball ttempted theft of Brown whaled the horsehide for Akrons one nd only extra base a double but t was annulled a few seconds later hen Brown was caught napping off y the old and musty hidden ball Continued on inside page CATHOLIC CHURCH SERVICES Akron Holy Mass The third and fifth Sundays of e month at The second and fourth Sundays of e month at Confessions will be beard at 4 and on Saturdays preceding the third and fifth Sunday of the Westneld Holy Mass The third and fifth Sundays ot le mouth at The second and fourth Sundays of te mouth at Confessions will be heard at n Saturday preceding the second and ourth FATHER Operations at the Akron Hospital a daughter of Frank Jefferson a daughter of dmund a daughter of Mer n a son of Victor Darvell of a surgical William lake and John Willms are med al A son of Wesley Mc northeast of received reatment for a pelvic injury sus ained in a fall off a grain Buy Defense StampsBonds TALKIE CHATTER Norka Theatre Features For The Coming Week The screen offerings at the Norka Theater for the coming week will con sist of a a murder a war drama and a On Friday and Saturday August 18 and there will be a dou ble feature the first of which will be a lively Man from Thun der with Bill George Gabby John Anne Jeffreys and Georgia Cooper playing the In the a cattle buyer for a packing on his way to inspect a stops off to visit his sweetheart to get some information about a mine her brother plans to re There he discovers that the boy lias been framed for In vestigation by him uncovers the cul a family who had plan ned the whole thing to cover up his own nefarious deeds at the The 2 feature is a murder The in which Richard Carrol Gloria Alan Dinehart and Don Costello ap pear the leading This is a of the radio ii which a man in despair hires a gun man to kill The arrangement i hrough an and the mai and the killer are unknown to one an When the man changes his he finds out that the intermedi ary has died and for some time lives n fear of being It ends all withv the killer being killed when trying to commit the There comes to the Norka screen on Sunday and Monday Aug ist 20 and a thrilling wara drama The Eve of with a cast leaded by Anne Baxter and Micfaae Qualified to wring laughfc rom the tears from tut stoic and patriotic cheers from the the celluloid edition of Max veil Andersons stage hit should en oy comparable popularity on the In telling the story of a small froup of privates stationed some vhere on the East the farmers son arid laughter his love for a neighbors takes precedence over the In spite of his love and hii desire fo return loyalty foi us country and liis belief in the right hing to makes him convince his Kiddies that they must stick and fight delaying after the Japs at ack a small island in the South Pa ific where theyd been hough they sacrifice their he picture has unavoidable grim mo but throughout there is so much of wholesomeness in the overall atmosphere of the offering that the nisly aspects of battle footage are onsiderably The attraction for Wednesday eve August will be a musical with plenty of good band se Jam in vhich a capable cast is aided in pro iding entertainment by Jan lien Teddy Powell and their the Pied and Nan Threaded in is this plot By vinning the prize at a dance a young lady gets a roundtrip ticket o She gets into a studio y taking advantage of a phone con ersation overheard in her apartment Her pose as a stenagrapher auses trouble for the man shes sup osed to work for and also for But everything rights iiiiiiiiiiiiiiniiiniiniiiiiiiiniiiiiii LOCAL NEWS NOTES IIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIUIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIUIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIII Mary Scott died this morning t Iowa The body will be re urned here for and Charles from ie Sioux Falls Air spent Sut rday and Sunday with and George of Red came for a visit with her and ther relatives and Baseball on Akron grounds August All of Sioux See a fast Lefty Swift willprobably Grace Keane and Charles and left yesterday or an extended stay in the home of Larry at Long Germains husband is ow in overseas and Allan Smith came st Friday from or a visit with with their and Ray over the week Smith associated with his Allan formerly of in publish ng the Culbertson During the electrical storm Sunday a corner of the Harold Bring iaii farm south of as struck by lightning and some amage It was fortunate that Bringman children had not vet one to as the bolt entered the ooni where they and serious njury to them might have SUMMONS COMES TO AN ESTEEMED AKRON WOMAN Seamands Had Lived In Community All Her Sunday The entire community was saddenec to learn of the passing of L a lifelong resident here at the Akron Hospital at 0 oclocl Friday August fol lowing an illness of about three week from a complication of a the ago of 59 8 months and 2 Angulia Arta Ogden was born Nov ember on the home farm o icr and Og three miles south of ii Plymouth where she row to young On June she was united in marriage with of They have lived in Akron almost continu ously ever She leaves to mourn her her husband two sons Claude of the armed ser now in training at the Nu val Station at and Keith at home also her aged Arta oi this and three Cliftoi of and Leon and Ray of this community There are also four nieces and foui Seamands joined Irian church here in the Chris Two years later she transferred her membership to the First Christian church at Sioux During the pastorate of Rev and Soamundb transferred membership to the local Methodist Seamands has been a faithful member of the Sunday an active worker in the Womens Society and a regulai attendant at the worship services ol While of a quiet she possessed a pleasant and charm ing personality that endeared her to all who held her A devoted and mother and a faithful friend and good also a helpful worker in whatever community enterprise with which she was Seu inunds will be sincerely missed and mourned in a wide circle of The community tenders its deep sym pathy to the hereaved There was a large assemblage at the funeral services held in the Methodist ihurch at oclock Sunday after Howe Hymns were sung by Lyle of Sioux with accompan ment by Miss Lois In erment was in Riverside Relatives and friends from a dis in attendance at the last rites and Claude Sea mands and from daJio and of and and George of Oma of Het Julius of Sioux Morgan Anglin and family and Harry Brammer and of METHODIST LADIES FLOWER SHOW A GREAT SUCCESS The Flower Show put on by the la dies of the Methodist church Wed icsday of last week was a very great There were over a hundred n with nearly that imin er casting votes on the most beauti ul showing in the different rlerewith is presented the place nents ndividual Gladiolas Gunhild lohnson Roses Harry Nelson Lois Zinnias James Jenson Walter Dahlias Otto Larsen August iJasket Otto Larsen Sec Harold Aving Room First Harold Gossard Clifford Dining Room Bouquet First Harold Gossard ireakfast First Prize Kinser Novelty First Prize Knock on Harry Miniature First Prize Lois Hitzeiuauu Sec Miss Alice otted Plants First Prize Frank Ken1 Robert METHODIST CHURCH NOTES Wo must do our duty or we will b done by In times like these it is refreshin to remember that no night is eve dark enough to extinguish a singl Our Womens Society will meet a the church on Wednesday afternoon August with Bert Johnson and Glenn Wood Remember that Frank G Bean will be our guest preacher nex Sunday He will hold the final Church Conference for this Con ference year at in the afternoon It is well for us to remember tha what wo think makes us what we are Your pnstor believes that irreligion s far more expensive than The Chris It is far more satis factory to live your creed than to jusi irguc about The Youth Fellowship will meet al ilie church next Sunday afternoon at ALBERT ADAVILLE CHURCH Sunday school at 10 Preaching service at 11 The sermon Sermons in Christian Evening services at Installation of officers of the Young Society will follow this ser PLEASANT HILL CHURCH Sunday school at Evening Gospel service at 9 Aid social will be held at the Wai ace Beeler home Friday August Election of officers was postponed mtil Sunday LOCAL NEWS NOTES Miss Marjorie of is in the home of her iliss Gladys John Papritz and and were isitors in Hawarden last There were rains Sunday and TUBS lay Temperatures Sunday nd Monday mounted to 95 t has been much cooler since Pvt Claude Burrill came from Jump to spend a fur oiigh about two weeks in the home f his and Bur Stryzewski left Monday o visit her Ralph Stryzew at Trunx nd with her Esther and hyllis and other rela ives at Russell who is sta oned at Moore Army Air near is spend ig a two weeks furlough with his Mr and Ernest Auder soutiieast of and among ther relatives and Seaman Ernest Lucken arrived ist Friday morning from the aval Base at Treasure Cali to visit his wife and children nd other relatives and friends on a lort He came especially to lake the acquaintance of his new born August Bonnie Cheeley of and of ioux came accouipany ig and and harles and Mary Ellen to Lake Oko for a weeks Chee iy is Wetxelers and Woodson is her Kenneth Zierath came yester ay for a visit with his nd and other rel iives and He is still at chick General receiving treatment for serious Guilds sustained in action with the armed forces in His con ition is now considerably ut his injured leg is still in a and Leslie Ross and child of have been vis ing the past week in the home of his and Robert ther visitors in the home of and Ross this week were their Percy 011 leave from is duties in the Medical division of Army Air Corps ut Camp Buck near and Russell of Robert who is an in ructor at the Army Air Mar came Tuesday for a couple f days visit with his id with his ifes anil Orlun and among other relatives and Tucker made the trip Marfu to Sioux City by aving there at oclock Tuesday morning and arriving in Sioux City about 3 oclock that OBSERVE THEIR GOLDEN WEDDING DAYATALCESTER and Hamil ton Farmed Northwest Of Here Many Years More than 200 relatives and other Friends gathered at the home of and Hamilton in on Sunday afternoon and eve August to help them celebrate i halt century of married The date of the anniversary was August and cause for double cele as it was also Hainil ons For many years ind Hamilton lived on a farm lorthwest of town and were frequent in They have many riends in this t Observance of the event began Sun lay with special numbers in he service at the Nathnnael Lutheran Olson paid special ribute to their record as residents ind builders of this they laving resided here almost since V vocal solo was sung by Roger Brick a grandson of the and a iolin selection was rendered by Earl their Dinner was served in the church laseinerit at noon to about thirtyfive mmediate relatives and friends of IIP The dinner was prepared iy the Hamilton children and served Henry Oscar Carrie Buum and Minnie of the Dorcaa tidies Five granddaughters of and Hamilton acted as wait In the afternoon from two until ve and in the evening from even until nine friends call visited and extended best nd were served and Hamilton were inur ied August in the home of Rossbachs and Albert near Big They immediately lo ated on the Hamilton where lioy resided for fortynine the exception of seven months t They retired a year moving to where they purchased a They are favored with excel ent and enjoy the association their many Assisting at the open house were ve of their Herman Raymond and all of Ueestcr Joel of ioux and Milton of John Ham of Los a unable to be and Henry of Continued on last page SERVICE MEN Soldiers and sailors home on fur iiigh will please apply at the begin ing of their furlough for their is not allowable when applied for t the end of the utioning REDCLAESSONIS SUPERVISOR CHOICE Named By Republicans To Fill Out Unexpired Term Of Dick Bohlken The Plymouth county Republican County Central committee met at the court house in Tuesday af reports the and nominated Fred of Portland as candidate for supervisor in IPiymouth county to fill out the unexpired term of the late Dick The term for which he is a candidate will start November and end January A half dozen men had been sug gested for the any one of whom would have been acceptable candi but it was apparent the com mittee members from the northwest part of the now repre sented on the and none of the others were placed before the so he was nominated by Claesson is a wellknown Port land township who lives a mile east of He is a success ful business man and farmer and the unanimous vote for his nomination indicates he is popular in the section of the county where he is best Glenn Suyles visited relatives and the first of the be ing euroute from California to New where he will become a Naval ;