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Akron Register Tribune (Newspaper) - February 3, 1944, Akron, Iowa VOLUME 57 FEBRUARY 1944 NUMBER 26 GIRLSSECTIONAL CAGE TOURNAMENT HERE NEXT WEEK New Auditorium To Be Scene Seven Teams Competing The Girls Sectional Basketball sponsored by the Iowa Girls High School Athletic will be held in the New Auditorium in Akron on Friday and Sat urdayevenings of next Febru ary 11 and with seven teams Ire Remsen and There will be 64 sectional tournaments the The Remsen girls drew a bye in the first round of the sectional tour nament here next Thursday The first game will start at between the Ireton and Meriden sex Then will follow the Cleghorn Liberty at and the Ak ron Westfield at Winners of the Ireton Meriden and Akron Westfield games and of the Cleghorn Liberty game and Rem sen will play in the semifinals Friday the Cleghorn or Liberty Remsen gameto start at and the other game to follow at The finals will be playedSaturday beginning at The admission prices for the sec tional will be as follows for inoluding tax for including tax season for 60c season for The 16 District Feb ruary will be arranged from the Sectional Tournament The State Championship Finals will find 16 girls teams competing at Des March 10 and Comments on the Sectional The Akron High girls team will meet up with some stiff competition Sectional Tpurnamant here ths latter next week and will have one of the most strenuous rows of bat tles if they retain the Sectional cham On the seasons the Ireton High girls team looks like the tour ney favorite but when it comes to the Akron girls can be depended upon to irpset the dope bucket ifit isnt fastened down too Meridens and Cloghorns power are unknown but it looks like a Remsen and Liberty will certainly be in for their share and either could come out with a The Westfield girls have a hardfight ing team and are tough on the re It promises to be a closely Contested and interesting TRINITY LUTHERAN CHURCH Pastor Sunday school and Bible class at 10 Divine worship U nv Confirmation instructions on Satur from to Instructions on Friday For what is a man profited if he shall gain the whole world and lose his Matthew We welcome you to worship with OHATSWORTH Pastor Sunday school at Divine worship p We welcome you to worship with SERIES OF MEETINGS IN UNION COUNTY Program Of AAA And Agricultural Outlook Will Be Considered A series of important meetings will be conducted durinig the by the Coun ty and County Bbyd to explain the ptrograjn for and also the 1944 agricultural outlook and produc Ofparticular interest will be aa of the system to be usedjitoj itHfloate gasoline to farmers on of the amount of land meetings will be February 2 Beresford thateve in gyni er February 2 Sioux Valley hall that at the court room at EJk Point February at 8 in city hall at It is hoped to have a large attendance of farmers and others interested at these METHODIST CHURCH NOTES is lackof Lack oi faith is Fear can be eurec by If we can give the worlc it will Give the world it will Man needs time anc Man needs a Open al your doors and Let every thing pass freely in and out and even No man hates the but most men are afraid of ttie Make truth easier to know than Then will no longer be Being afraid is being Being ignorant is being without Horace Traubel taken from The Christian Basis of a Just and Lasting Peace will be the pastors theme for next Sunday mornings ser we are having the dedication service of the Honor Roll of our service men and We bad 110 in our morning congregation last Sunday and then many of our regulars were detained because of the slippery The Utile Dulce club will meet on Tuesday February with George The Youth Fellowship group meet next Sunday afternoon at at the lome of Beverly will meet Wednes February with Leo Tan It is remarkable how big our sins appear when we see them in other The peacemakers must establish he principle that a mans opportuni ies shall be based on his character and his but never deter mined by his ALBERT PLEASANT HILL CHURCH Sunday school at Morning worship at Evening gospel 8 DONALD illlllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllHIIIIIIIIIIIimillll Illllllllllllllllllllllllllill LOCAL NEWS NOTES The Saturday evenings from o Misses Mangold and local were week end visitors in Sioux Paul of Sioux ipent a few days last week with her Louisa Francis home on from Will Rogers Oklahoma went to Sioux o visit of tame last Friday to visit her and and ther relatives and Arden in training in a in is spending a fur ough with relatives and friends in Sioux LeMars and Akron vicin ty Eugene Van who is in ser ice in the Navy on the Pacific came last Thursday to spend a with his Maud Van and and among friends and Arthur Wilcox moved rom their northwest of ast week into the former An lerson which they bought everal week Neighbors gave Wilcox a good lift in he moving Operations at the Akron Hospital A daughter of Harold south if appendectomy baby of Len ild of near mastoidectomy a son of Fick northwest of tonsilec Wallace Beeler is a med cal The Union Creek Extension club vdll meet Monday Febru iry at the home of Robert with Bessie Wilcox assistant Our Home Leslie will be with us and give the demonstrations on Household ests and Everyone try to Niels P Nielson and Andrew Jen west of returned Fri day from about a weeks visit with the ormers and wife in De where Roy is employed in a arge rollerbearing They re iort a fine time and saw many of the lights of that wonderful manufactur ng George of came last Friday for a few lays visit with friends and to look after some business Mattison came here after accompany ng the body of his Harry lattison to from Glen where he died after a brief ill ness from cerebral hemorrhage while and his wife were a visit Mattison and family moved from lere to Glendale last November aud ire enjoying their new rfattison it practicing medicine LOCAL PEOPLE PARTICIPATE IN ITALIAN COAST RAIDS Leonard Dirks With Miss Martin With Nurse Corps Relatives and friends here of Leonard F eldest son of and Henry of this read with much interest last week the report of a press correspondent of his participation with the American Rangers in the large scale surprise landing of allied forces of the Fifth Army on the west coast of Italy only about thirty miles from behind the Nazis maindefense This was CaptiDirks fifth participation n a major amphibious the others in at France North Africa Island of Sic and Before entering army Dirks was employed at the state house n Des After taking officers he was commissioned a sec ond lieutenant and went to England with an early There he ook training with the American an organjzation similar to he Commandos of and par ticipated in the raid on where so many Canadians lost their 3apt Dirks took part in the invasion of North Africa with the allied expe ditionary was in the hard ighting and in also be among the early allied arrivals to establish a beach head at where such bloody re sistance was met by the allied this recent Italian thirty miles south of the invasion army met only slight resistance irst few days and extended their jeach head several miles with only a few Dirks has par icipated in some of hardest flght ng of the war and in one engagement received a slight but his many friends thatliecShie hrough this last landing A war correspondent gave to the ress the following account of the al ied surprise lauding on the Italian vest coast By dawn our bag on this beach amounted to abouta dozen most of them The first wave got ashore without drawing any fire and reported shortly after 2 oclock hat the beach had been Our the had more attention torn and we thought for moment that we were going to have another One of the most impressive features if the whole show was that of briefing he men aboard the ship as we left on vhat we thought was a suicide excur Both the colonel and his junior fficers eliminated applesauce and lag waving and put the job up to the oys just as a foreman might instruct group of skilled factory Noncombatant doctors shared the risks of the fighting men in order to nsure speedy to all casual Sp they have had only Ger mans to Westfield Girl in Italian Coast Raid A press correspondent gave the fol the landing of a froup of American army nurses at he new surprise landing of allied roops of the Fifth Army on the west talian behind the German de ense in which Miss Marguerite daughter of and of She graduated from osephs school of nursing in Sioux 3ity about 1940 and joined the army urses corps The press re jort says The first American nurses to land n the Fifth armys beach head with n German lines ran ashore from their hips laughing happily at being on and once more after harrowing ex leriences on the voyage from Tossed about on a light infantry anding craft until most of them shifted from one vessel to an ther at night while at and Dombed 21 girls among he first contingent to step on dry and were so relieved to have the voy age ended that they paid little atten ion to the booming guns on the front r the planes zooming The nurses went inunediatsly to the ield hospital to which they were at The field hospital is as he Baylor university because most of the doctors and nurses were ecruited from the Texas The trip was so rough and I got sick I wanted said Mar guerite Sioux City FIRST CHURCH OP CHRIST Sunday Bible school at Preaching service at 11 TALKIE CHATTER Norka Theatre Features For The Coming Week Tho program of talking picture en tertainment at the Norka Theatre for the coming week will consist of a cou ple of musical a Tracy com edy and a war There will be double feature Fri day and Saturday February 4 and Feature 1 is a musical Sleepy headlined by Judy Canova and Dennis A wartime boom Sleepy blitzed by racketeers and revolts against corrupt government by electing Judy Canova its first wo man The gals take over the town and Judy calls in her Uncle to reopen the local amusement park provide clean fun for the war Judys Uncle turns out to be the tool of another group of Judy finally triumphs over the Uncles su Feature is a Yanks Ahoy in which the mental and Joe Dumbo Sawyer are sergeants in a unit making the Red Cross nurses are too among Marjorie Wood Tracys pho iographic mind soon enables him to lick up enemy and the The jealous Saw yer forces Tracy through a ostensibly to find a so that ie lands in the nurses dormitory at For this he lands in The cook asks him to wntch his ishing and Tracy hooks a big Sawyer helps and they go n a rowboat to land the The fish urns out to be a twoman Jap sub and the lads are The attraction for Sunday and Monday February 6 and will be Girl with Mickey Judy Rags Rag Guy Kibbee and Nancy Walker n the leading roles 1 The fact that Girl Qrazy is a fapious Broadway musical show is reflecfed in the make up of the which follows the usual stage show miisical plot and jattern Rooney is his best in this which is with clean un and delightful mtisical The cowboy atmosphere is rustically y Nancy who will be re membered from Best Foot For adds merrily to the Rooney Judy sings as as ever and her voice enriches the mem irable Gershwin includes Im Bidin My I Got Treat Me Fas cinatin Embraceable Coming to the Norka screen Wed nesday February will be moving war Bombers While on a raid over Ger George Montgomerys bomber s shot down and he is He meets a captured Russian and Kent a Czech of At Taylors the trio es Annabella leads the men to Valter leader of the un terground where Taylor roves himself an operative of the Montgomery succeeds in tilling and with Annabella es sapes to a riverfront where a fisherman takes them Dis the couple are forced to aban don the then Mont gomery succeeds in capturing a Ger nan plane shoots down the German who had previously shot down VTontgomerys He has diffi mlty establishing his identity before but eventually does He is reunited witli dinner was served at home of the brides parents that During the Miss Wade Be cause and I Love You The bride is the eldest daughter of and Dewey of Plain where she has lived all her life and received her education The bridegroom is son of Minnie of growing to young manhood and receiving his ed ucation The newlyweds spent a short honeymoon in Little and arrived in Akron Friday January will live here on the farm of Minnie Their many friends congratulations and very best llllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllUlllllllllin LOCAL NEWS NOTES nnifliiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiniiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiuuiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiin Olen Kennell left Monday o attend a pastors conference in Des Miss Marie a teacher at was a week end guest if her college Miss Persis of the ljcal teaching James Trautt returned Tues lay from a visit in with her James and Michael and their who for merly resided Clayton Howard returned Monday from Indiantown Gap Res where she had leen with her ince their recent He is eta ioned at the army camp George Stone returned Tues lay to Sioux after a visit with icr aud other datives and before leaving or where her husband is lerving in the armed A miscellaneous shower was given January at the Kiewel brothers southeast of in lonor of and Edward Kie who were married lost Novem There was a large attendance of elatives and friends and the newly married coupje were the recipients of many useful AKRON YOUNG MAN AND ARKANSAS GIRL TAKE NUPTIAL VOWS Christian Church In Scene Of Happy Event The Christian church in Danville was the setting of a beau tiful wedding on January when Cleo Marie Jones became bride of Molvin Francis ol The ring ceremony was performed by Powers al and was witnessed by a large number of the brides relatives and The chancel was decor ated with many kinds of very beauti ful Preceding the ceremony Miss Dora Lee Greene presented nup ial the Her musical numbers Call Me Thy Own and Peaceful Dorothy Gean attired in a blue aud white 0 Perfect She was accompanied by Dora Lee who wore a white Both wore blue and white The Bridal played by Miss summoned the bridal party to the The bride was attired in a blue satin gown fashioned with full skirt and sweetheart neckline and long The fitted bodice was embroidered With seed edged with point caught to head in halo which was embroidered with seed pearls and orange She carried an arm bouquet of white with baby centered with an The groom was dressed in an oxford gray business After tlte exchange of and as the bridal couple knelt at the Lillian of Little sang The Lords Following the ceremony and con a reception was held in the church with 75 relatives and friends in Light re BAPTIST CHURCH NOTES February 6 10 30 Jnified Service of This is ur monthly Communion followed by Bible classes for all February meets with Eleanore OLEN ONION CREEK CHURCH Sunday school at 10 Morning worship at 11 LESLIE iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiPiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiinmiiiiiimi LOCAL NEWS NOTES AKRON HIGH BASKETBALL TEAMS WIN AND LOSE The Akron High basketball team motored to Hinton lastFriday eve ning and met defeat at the hands of Hinton county in a ragged passing Play was due to the tight zone defense of both The halftime score was 5 in Hintons Lloyd Mil ler looked best for Akron by scoring seven of the ton Tiesler and Early were outstanding for The Akron High second team was de feated the Hinton the close score of 11 to Arlo Ericson looked best for Akron on and Lowell Nail played his usual good game on Harrison and Rich ards took top honors for At Monday the Akron boys first team defeated Remsen ay a margin of four points in a hard wellplayed the final re sult being 30 to The Akron High playing without the services of Kathleen who was were edged out by the Remsen High 36 to games vwere very closely and the victors in each case had to earn every Three james were played on the local floor last the undefeated Luton jirls defeating the Akron 33 to 17 the Merrill High boys edging out Akrons first 25 to 21 and the Merrill boys second team trimming the Akron boys BORN A to and Reuel southeast of at Akron January A to and James Ga east of at Akron January A to and Ralph near Elk Febru ary A to and George southeast of February Buy Victory 1 PROGRESS IS BEING MADE IN FOURTH WAR BOND DRIVE The Fourth War Bond Drive has been going right along in the Firs district of Plymouth county during the second week of the campaign an the town of Akron has joined the town of Wostfield in exceeding its signed Up to Wednesday eve February the standings of the precincts of the First district in the buying of War Bonds at the loca banks was reported as follows Akron Town Wcstfield Town Portland Preston Westfield The War Bond drive put on in Sioux Valley Union at the township hall on Jan uary is reported by the committee n charge to gone over in very Ine tMMANUEL CHURCH Sunday school at 10 m Preaching service at 11 con lucted by Roger a stu lont at Ohistavus Adolphus of Confirmation class will meet Sun day at in the The Ladies Aid will meet Thurs February with and Rozelle Finzen assistant Cross made business Joints in MinnesottTTast Regular meeting of Vesper Friday Feb uary at 8 of ame Sunday for a visit with her and fam y and Mervin Moir and of near were visit rs last week end in the home of her Nettie Lamoureux arrived from ort New last Friday on 13day to visit his moth and other rel tives and Harold who is employed at he Nelson will his amily here from nd occupy the residence vacated by he Bernard Markus Miss Joan who has been n the employ of a government hous ng agency in San re urned Saturday to the home of her and Leonard La Claude who is taking he ASTP course at the University of caine Sunday to pond a weeks furlough with his pa and and ther relatives and Raymond who is rith the 23rd Fighter sta ioned at an army air base in Nebras came Saturday to spend a fur with his wife his nd northeast of and other relatives and Dick son of and northeast of lassed the physical examination and vas inducted into the Marine orps at the recruiting station in Des loines lust where he 3o expects to leave in nbout two veeks for San to begin ireliminary Ralph Stryzewski arrived from jincoln Air to spend a nineday fur ough with his and and other relatives He made the trip jincoln to Sioux City in a bomber Stryzewski expects to ie transferred the near future to air field in Ernest Johnson entertained ight little girls and their mothers on January in honor of ier little Carla sec nd Those present includ d Harold rohnson and Virgil RODS Alyce and and Ellen and Jeorge Wilier and ifarvin Klcmine and Marlene and Alvin Henrich and Car le and Daryl Taylor and Chary MORE MEN TAKE PRELIMINARY TEST FOR ARMED SERVICE More Time Will Be Allowed Hereafter Before Induction Beginning February all men who ire classified 1A are being given pre nduetion physical examinations and cannot be called until nt least twenty ne days after they have in when the plan is once in oper the men are supposed to hav3 about fortyfive days between their examination find Eleven ncn in this classification went to amp Dodge from Plymouth county ast Friday for their proinduction uliysical This list included Duane Werner Robert Forrest Paul Walter Norman Mason Clayton Marion Aclolph Harvey All of these men who pass will be ligible for the February call if they re needed to fill the Only two prePearl Harbor fathers and they ENGINEER NARROWLY MISSED BY FALLING IRON PULLEY Albert Von who is employed s oneof the engineers at the munici ml light had a narrow escape rom injury Saturday night while at vork on the large Diesel engine at the when a large iron pulley on a hain hoist came loose from its fas ening on a track on the ceiling and ell from a height of about ten feet t the point where he was standing The falling pul 3y just missed striking the top f one of the engine cylinders and anding on the iron grazing ne of Alberts legs in its If be heavy pulley and chain had struck im on the head or the re iilt would have been most he hoist is used by the engi eers at the plant to lift off the cylin er heads of the engines and pull out pistons for cleaning and polishing ftor a certain length of more substantial fastening for the ron pulley has now been to orestall any further danger from uch an BIG SPRINGS BAPTIST CHURCH February he Good Fellowship Society will icet for its quarterly program and Everyone coming will as ured of a good February Jreworship prayer lorning worship at this hour the ew deacons will be dedicated and ormally installed the choir will nd following the service the Lords upper will be lunday school Evening orvice sermon The First itissionary this will be the third in series on Women of the New Tea ament special February jMidweek divided into three You will always find a warm wel come at the white church on the LOCALTOUPLE ARE WEDDED 29 Bonnie Lou Mclnnis And John Irudwigs Principals In Event Miss Bonnie Lou Mclnnis and John Ludwigs were united in marriage January at the home of and Zane in Sioux The single ring ceremony was solemnized by formerly pastor of the First Church of Christ of Attend ing the couple were the brides pa and Lyle of near Elk The bride is the youngest daughter of and who reside southwest of and she formerly attended Akron High The groom is the sou of and of These young people are deservedly esteemed and popularrin a widecircle of who extend congratula tions and very best Buy Defense StampsBonds 1 ;