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Akron Register Tribune (Newspaper) - December 28, 1944, Akron, Iowa VOLUME 58 DECEMBER 1944 NUMBER 21 LOCAL YOUNG WOMAN MARRIED TO ARMY AIRMAN Miss Margaret Coleman And Staff Ferris Take Vows In Omaha Miss Margaret younger daughter of MrTond Jnmes of was mar ried to Staff Lewis son oi Esther 329 Trail on December at at in thehome of a former pastor of the First Baptist church of Witnesses were W Prewitt and Miss Betty Lou The bride wore a brown and aqua blue wool costume with aqua hat and brown accessories and a cor sage of The groom lias just returned from Italy and has had over 50 He received the Air Mednl with two Oak Lenf Clusters nnd two Bronze Stnrs for the invasion of Southern France fox the Mediterranean being a waistgunner a He has been in the service ovor five The bride grew to young woman hood here graduated from West field High 1943 and at tended State Teachers col She has been em ployed by the Service Insurance Com She is a member of the First Baptist church of A threecourse wedding dinner was given last Thursday evening at the home of brides The brides chosen colors of aqua blue and white were carried out in the Chrysanthemums in aqua colored vas lighted candles and mistletoe add ed color to the A lovely three tiered wedding decorated in with a miniature bride and Com was made and presented W and later was cut by the assisted by the Miss Norina of was a The young couple left here Friday morning on the Hiawatha for a wed dingtrip to nnd later will go to the west where he will be The brides traveling dress wns gold colored wool sheer LEGION AND AUXILIARY NOTES Regular meeting of the Americnn Legion Auxiliary on Jann nt the Otto Larsen A small ad in the Want Column will get good Try BAPTIST CHURCH NOTES December Sunday Morning wor ship January The Baptist LadiesAssociation nt the with Tucker and Smizer as The Pastor and Kennell wish express their appreciation to the members and friends of the Baptist hurch for their many kind remem rnnces at this Christmas Season for the Pension Fund which was presented Christmas OLEN BORN A to and Peter f in the Sioux City Osteo pathic December YOUNG SOLDIER IS Lloyd Of Was Graduate Qf Akron High School V Hnwarden Independent Corporal Lloyd son of and Henry was killed in action in Deeem her according to word received by his parents from the government Mon day V Witt was a member of the FifthArmored Division and had been overseas since last He went to France with his division on August 1 and then through Belgium aiid Lux embourg and entered Germany Sep tember The last word his parents had from him was in a letter written in lie stated he ate his holiday din ner in the His lettejjg were al cheerful and full of stated his Lloyd second son of nnd Witti was bom at May and later he lived at Kingsley and He returned to Akron with his parents and was graduated from High school with the class of He was inducted into the service November Two of whom is of his brothers are i in one Besides Jie is survived by eight brothers and Wesley who is in the Mediter ranean war zone Duane at and James and at He also Reaves a Mary pf Williftw of Ediprs family game from Akron aobut but their son did not a they1 came METHODIST OHUROH NOTES For plan to go to church each Sunday and become healthy in soul nnd Some one has said The faster the the sooner the LOOKING AT LIFE FOR 1945 will be the theme for the sermon next The way to enjoy ones health and strength is to use The Religion of Jesus Christ is the worlds only hope of There is a comfortable place for you at the worship service eaqh Sun day morning at 11 Our Sunday church school starts at 10 oclock each Sunday Did you ever stop to think of it in this that when you stay away from some church without an excellent you are saying by in action thnt church attendance is un When you keep your face toward lie sunshine the shadows will fall be lind ALBERT llllllllllHllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllimill LOCAL NEWS NOTES and Paul Stoel made a trip to last Fri wme of her near over Richard of pent Christmas here with his and The Lake View Extension club wilt neet January the Bur Amundson A potluck unch will be served and of Sioux spent Christmas here with home Swift remained for a few lays visit with Miss Ruth Stoutenburg a nurse at he Lutheran hospital in Sionx ame yesterday to visit in the home of ler and Lee Stout and Earl Milstead anl ar ived Saturday for a visit over the lolidnys in the home of her and Christmas Day visitors in losehler home were William liedell and Arjay of the Sioux alls Air Base Bernard of Ilk and Miss Olive f Glenn stationed nt ort came last Friday o spend n days leave with his rife and little in the icrne of Eunice and also vith his Ruby in and relatives in Sioux Edward McCorkell and Harvoy arrived yesterday from to spend a three ay furlough with their and ClairMcCorkell and and and 6ther rela ives and From here they will go to Fort George The When Christ mas presented by about 50 upils of the Akron grade wns n joyed by a large and appreciative uidience in the New7 Auditorium last Thursday lender the direction Miss Lorraine music su The dances and costuming were of special mention and the stage settings were both renl stio and Eldon Seaman Radio son of and Glen east of has completed ix weeks of radio school at Michigan and is now stationed at Gulf where he will furtherrndio Be Seaman Canago has been doing extra study ng and work and has passed the gov examination given by the federal Communications at nowhas n first class radio telephone operators which permits him to operate and ser vice any type of broadcasting this being one of the highest class li oonsM issued to radio AKRON SOLDIER MAKES SUPREME SACRIFICE IN WAR Sergeant Eldor Meske Served In Armored Unit Memorial Services Later and August of this received word on December 18 that their Sergeant Eldor was killed in action in tlaS confirming a previous message receiv ed on October stating Ser geant Meske had been missing in ac tion since September Sergeant Meske entered the service on December bfiing inducted into the armetf forces at Fort Pie received his basic train ing at Camp and his advanced training in at Camp before joing overseas on September was stationed at the Indiantown Gap Military tie served with the 3rd Armored Division of the United States The American 3rd Armored Division was the spearhead oi the United States drive through fight ing its way from the Seine to the Ger man border in 27 it is now dis The originally one of the units that led tlie break through west of Lo and later helped to en circle and destroy a large section of he German 7th began its drive on night of August when it re ceived orders to bridge the Seine and lead for On September 12 column breached the famous West Sergeant Meske was born at on June and lived in he Akron vicinity until his induction nto the armed He was bap in early infancy and was con irmed in the Lutheran faith on April He was an active member of Trinity Lutheran church and regu arly and faithfully attended the Sun TALKIE CHATTER Norka Theatre Features Tor The Coming Week The talking picture entertainment to be presented patrons of the Norka Theatre during the eomingVweek will consist of a a f arcecomedy nnd a On Friday and Saturday December 29 and the attraction is a modern Faces In the with Jane Withers itji the lend ing ably assisted by Lee John Eric Sinclair and Dorothy this Jane Withers nnd her boy Eric marry as he is about to jo in the Her irate Paul finds them a tourist cabin and shoots In the trial hnt Jane refuses to disclose the marriage in order to protect her who is Then the marriage is When now for Jane faces the consequences for having per jured This is a workmanlike little story that points up tlie thought essness of some this case depicted with great by Paul Kelly and Lee They are as annoying a pair as you d ever hope to The parents of Eric are Tohn Litel ami Dorothy and he comparison points up a good les son for both and Jane Withers is her competent self as he There is sorfiething ap pealing about seams like the everyday kind of daughter in your On the bill for Sunday and Monday December 31 andj January will be the ribtickling Up In Mabels which a shy groom tries to an embroi dered unmentionable whichhe gave to old flame and friend of his wife in i weak moment several His unwillingness to reveal the truth o his wife leads through a scries of misunderstandings culminate n the truth finding the with a mppy ending for all Pro ducer Edward Small Director Allan Dwan have turned out a smash ng piece of riotous screen entertain ment from a stage seems ivine In the armed faithfully attended the chapel ser both in the states and on foreign Fully conscious of the fact that IB was a child of God through n Jesus Sergeant Meske was equipped to fight the good fight of faith and to face death Sergeant Eldor Meske was marrieJ o Miss Cora Lace on May at Besides his to mourn his early are his pa and August and Ernest and all of Akron one Elsie Louis Ricklefs of other relatives and a host of Memorial services will be conducted at Trinity Lutheran church sometime the My Jesus as thou wilt 0 mayvThy will be mine Into Thy hands of love 1 would my all resign Through or through Conduct me as Thine And help me still to My Thy will be done MASONS ELECT OFFICERS JOINT INSTALLATION 3 At the last regular meeting of Free dom the lollowing officers were elected for the ensuing year The newly elected and appointive officers will be installed at a joint in stallation of the Masonic and Eastern Star lodges on Wednesday tannery ADAVILLE OHUROH Sunday school at Preaching service at The subject of the morning sermon vill f ChristsCallto Church for John Both Endeavor Societies will meet at oclock Sunday and wenching services will Thfi annual meeting of Pleasant Valley Cemetery Association will be leld in the Adaville church wscment January at MMANUEL CHURCH Sunday school nt 10 m Preaching service at 11 by Stanley of Augustana Sioux Annual congregational meeting on Monday January at All reports are to be submitted Members are urged to at tend this as to issuing a call to candidate for for irqught right up to the nhmite and he timing is accurate to the split It is a play of door narrow escapes arid spicy lialog which allows little margin for the though there is never visible evidence of anything offcolor mving The play has been nounted with a highly capable com dy including Marjorie Dennis Gail Mischa Charlotte Lee Bow John Janet Harry Haydon and red who romp through t Another baffling mystery Shadows In the will be pro duced on the Norka screen Wednes day January In this film iVarner Baxter plays again the ur ane Crime vho also is with an educated lose for crime which enables him to sniff many It is Holly voods if somewhat im lausible version of a Also included in the east are Nina George Minor jester Bel Ed vard Charles Charles lalton and Jeanne LOCAL NEWS NOTES Begin to get ready to write it Arkin went to Sioux Vlonday to visit Donald and Norma June Smith left Tuesday for a holiday visit with their lather at Alpha of Sioux was x Christmas guest in the home of her notherinlaw and and Victor The annual meeting of Pleasant Valley Cemetery Association will be leld in the Adaville church msement January at i Wctzeler is over from today to move his family tp heir new home in that Their will remain hereto com plete his Senior year in Akron High md will stay in the home of Bess and Rossow had as a Christmas guest in their homo their who is attending radio school at the Sioux Tails Army Air The young mans home is at Redondo Gale arrived Saturday from Hawaii to spend a furlough with his arid Law rence and other relatives and Gale is serving in a Tank Division and this is his first viiit homa in BAPTIST CHURCH IN TENNESSEE IS WEDDING SCENE Dorothy Layman And Gilbert Mellen Take Vows In November The following writeup of the mar riage of a wellknown Akron young although it happened moro than a month will bo road with inter by his many friends in this com where lit grew to young man The article was published in a newspaper at Tennessee Miss Dorothy Dean daugh ter of and Robert Walter became the bride November of Walter of Emery of The wedding was solemnized at til Grove Baptist with Jesse Johnson using the impressive dou ble ring The church was decorated with autumn leaves and baskets of chrysanthe Rows of candles were ar ranged in candelabra on either side of the Preceding the a program of nuptial music was presented by Lewis who ployed Al ways and Tonight We and by Miss Lydia who sang Because and I Love You The bride wns given in marriage by ier Her wedding of liridnl sntin was fashioned with a Closely fitted bodice and full gathered skirt ending in a cathedral Her finger tip veil of illusion fell from a coronet of shirred illusion and carna She earned a white Bible cen tered with an Miss Dollois sister of the was maid of She wore a own of pink chiffon and carried a aouquet of white and lavender chrys The bridesmaids were Datliyne They tvore gowns of nnk chiffon and carried bouquets of lavender Pages were Burl Roberts and Gordon Walter father of the was best and Jack Vinson and Henry of New were Miss Helen of and Miss Wanda Mar of were The brides mother wore fuschia with blue accessories and a cor sage of red moth er of tlie chose a brown velvet with brown accessories and a corsage of yellow talisman Following the the brides lamily entertained with a reception at he residence on Hartford The rides table was centered with a iered wedding topped with a niniature bride and and was lanked with tiny and tall tapers on either Pink and blue streamers led to gifts for he Assisting in serving were Miss Mary Jowe Miss Morjorie Mesdames Martin and For Mellen chose an aqua wool with gray topper coat with black and fuschia aecessor She graduated from Central in and lettered as a forward n basketball the entire four 5he also graduated from CarsonNew man February with he distinction of Cum While here she was president of the Calli opean Literary president of he Girls Letter Senior repre sentative to the Womens Student government and held other positions of She now works at Oak Ridge as a chemist for Tennessee Eastman Mellon is a graduate of Akron High He also attended Sioux Falls for two He icinpleted his college work at Iowa State graduating in jhysics in Since then he has oen employed by in phys cs BIG SPRINGS BAPTIST CHURCH December The young people are invitcl to the lomo of Aljie Larson for their annual Christmas Gifts to exchange tp to 25c are to be brought nnd tin of for gifts for the Childrens December rnyer Morning vorship sermon New Years Sunday Evening The lite of Baptism will be observed at opening of the There vill also he special The young people are invited to the program and party at the Alces er January Annual meeting of the Every nember should be You will always find a warm wel come in the white church on the HAWARDEN PAPER REPORTS MARRIAGE AKRON COUPLE The Hawarden Independent of De cember 27 says Miss Sarah daughter of and John Erick of and Attorney of were married at last The wide is a graduate of the Hawarden rligh For the past two or three years she has been employed in a drug store in The bride jroom spent his boyhood days in Ha He is a graduate of the local ligh school and of thelaw school of he University of South He las practiced law At Akron for a of TRINITY LUTHERAN OHUROH Pastor Sunday School and Bible Class at Divine worship service at 11 Confirmation instructions every Saturday from to The Ladies Aid will meet in the church parlors January with Ben Andresen as The annual meeting of the congre gation will bo held in the church par lors on January beginning nt We welcome you to worship with us OHATSWORTH Pastor Sunday school at 10 Divine services at The Ladies Aid will meet in jhurch parlors on January beginning at We welcome you to worship with miiiHiiiiiiiiiiiiiniiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiniiiiiiiiiimiiiiiiiiiiiiiiniiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii LOCAL NEWS NOTES iiininiiiiiiiiimniimiiiiiimwiiiiniimoiniiiiiimiiniiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiin Darcy of Sioux came Sunday for a brief visit with itives and and of Maple spent CFiristitias liersVitli lis mother and other Lowdl from Tova State was nn overChristmas guest in the Evan Harris Most of the local teachers left last and Saturday t o spend the loliday vacation of two weeks at their Miss Marian Gusman came from he State Iowa to ipend the holiday vacation with her and and Clifford Johnson and and Russell md of visited and friends here over Christ n Adams and John Mason and Walter Dirks en oyed a few days of pheasant hunting icar last and re ort plenty of game out Last Friday evening the Akron boys and girls basketball teams von both games from Kcmsen ut The same Akron teams lay next Tuesday January at Liberty consolidated George Willis and Rich who have been making an extend d visit with her Frances and left Tuesday for to spend the winter CELEBRATE THEIR GOLDEN WEDDING ON DECEMBER 18 and Siebens Have Lived On Same Farm Over Half Century mid Esdert es teemed residents of western Plym outh celebrated their golden wedding anniversary on De cent bor Services were hold nt Johns Lutheran cliurcli in Preston township at with Paul of in Paul Meyers lerformed the cmemouy fifty years George a and Mnrie Mpycr wore the only two ircsent wlm Imd attended the rling fifty years Songs were sung y and Martha and Harvey and Annn Tny with Hena Gnbrl it tlie Rodney and Norman wore ushers at the Darlene nntl Kvonne Siebens vero in charge of the Guest Open house wns hold ut their home n Johnson at which 200 eople were and Siebons were both orn in Germany and came to the Jnited Stales with their parents vhcn small Their parents first settled in and later noved to Plymouth nnd Siebens still live on he form where they moved when although they retired from ictivc farming several years Phey are the parents of eleven child two of whom passed away in early The other nine child ren were present Anna and all of Akron nnd LeMars vicinities of Wisconsin of Good and of Others from n distance were fa Ida of Lake and and John of South The honored couple have not only the congratulations of their host of but rlmir wishes for many more years of happy ONION CREEK CHURCH Divine service December 11 Sunday school December Annual meeting January 1 LESLIE FIRST CHURCH Sunday Bible school at Preaching at 11 FARMERS URGED TO SIGN COMPLIANCE County Chairman Weidauer Says To See Township Committeeman There are quite a number of farm ers who up to this time have viot sign ed their farm compliance under the 1944 Conservation vith her husbands Her mny be some who think they have no payment In order that you may know if you havesome payment we will list some of is in the Naval Alvin Gunners Mate bird son of George Carl west of arrived Sunday light for a visit with relatives and Scumnn Carlson served the ast several months in the Asiatic Pa iflc aboard tlie he Ciilifornia was sunk at the sneak vttack on Pearl Harbor on December He has been in several major ngagements in the South Pacific and vill leave the first of the year for Ad Gunners Mate School at San before to the outh Ernest a well known southeast of shipped a carload of cattle over the Milwaukee ailroad to the Chicago market Mon lay This would have been a ommonplace mention twenty or more rears but now it is an in Station Agent Kinsor saidit had been so long since he had billed out a carload of stock from this station that he had almost forgotten the To bo it had been about six years since a carload of livestock was shipped by so completely have the trucks taken over that part of the transport ation business but acarload of stock is occasionally shipped in With increased restrictions on gas and tires going into more of this business U likely to revert to the railroads for wars at the practices that are eligible for pay ment Plowing under n good stand of sweet per acre plowing under a good stand of red clover seed ed in the spring of 1943 and turned under ill the fall of per aero planting intertilled crops on the per acre spreading spreading on new snedings oi biennial legumes or permanent grass weed control by using clean tillage or sodium chlorate harvesting including sweet red alsike brome per ia per ponnd for cleaned red clover nnd per pound for alfalfa or al sike If you have used some cf these prac see your township committee man before December After that farm reports will be turned back to the county wheie they will be on Chairman Plymouth County PLEASANT HILL OHUROH Sundav school at 10 Preaching service at 11 Ladies Aid Social meeting will be beld Friday December at the homeof Harvey Uuy Victory ;