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Akron Register Tribune (Newspaper) - January 27, 1944, Akron, Iowa VOLUME 67 JANUARY 1944 NUMBER 25 WESTFIELD TOWN GOESOVERTOPIN WAR BOND DRIVE Other Subdivisions In First District Lagging In Meeting Their Quotas According to reports of local the town of Westfield has the honor of being the first community in the First district to oversubscribe their quota of bonds in the Fourth War Bond now in and this without a will the people of the district to continue their good work until every person subscribed for their full share of The pledges are not counted until are Following are the standings of the precincts of the First district as a result of bonds sold at local banks up to January 25 Quota Portland Preston Westfield Akron Town Westfield Town Sold UNION CREEK WILL MEET JANUARY 30 The Junior Missionary Society of the Union Creek Lutheran church will meet January at the usual Sunday school This willbe an organization with election of officers and the elect ing of a program Wo es pecially invite the parents to attend this when Olson will dis cuss the following topics How can we develop the spirit ual life of our boys and girls through the Missionary work How do your children learn the subject of Missions Why is the practical expression or action necessary All Juniors who give 25c for mem sership will be on the1 honor Our aim is to have our 100 He will never He will not forsake His eternal covenant He will never Resting on his what have we fear God is all sufficient for the coming The result of the oneday Bond Drive in at the City was very as less than 10 percent of the local quota was pledged at that it will be necessary for the solicitors for the Fourth War Bond Campaign to call on individuals here to secure their pledges in order to meet the lo eal The oneday drive has al ways been very successful here before i in War Bond but for some reason it failed to meet the ex pected response this Pledge of still be made at the lo cal thus reducing the work of the Bond SUNSHINE 4rH POULTRY CLUB Sunshine 4H Poultry club was f skating party and buffet supper by Harry The club mem bers wish to thank Hodoway for this and also for thetime and help given us during her The Sunshine 4H Poultry met at the Harry Saterbo home Wednes day January Plans for the year were A flag demPn stration was given by Harry Wayne Stoutenburg over the duties of club leader for the coming Refreshments were served by the URGES INVESTING IN WAR LOAN BONDS Will Serve As Cushion Against Inflation In Period Following War Those who would seriously combat inflation and a possible return of the depression Ayhien originated in the late 20 s following the last will do well to give study to Iowa farm mprtgage foreclosures during that pe riod and then invest every possible dollar in War according to To ral chairman of the County War Finance The County War Finance committee cited estimates on farm mortgage foreclosures in Iowa from to to 1938 to back up this statement There were foreclosures in with estimated judgments amounting to in In 1932 there were with judg ments amounting to The ear 1933 was another bad with farm with judg ments amounting to and 1934 was even worse with fore with judgments totalling For a period of ten ears there were over farm fore a ear in the It was not until 1938 that the number of farm foreclosures was under In 1938 there 550 farm with judgments amounting to Wise farmers and business men of Iowa will put every possible dollar into War Bonds during this Fourth War Loan War Bonds can can be a safeguard against an4 resulting and can go a Jqng way toward tiding people over during years of low prices for farm produce and the Resulting lack of re tail buying as well as lack of erhploy BIG SPRINGS BAPTIST CHURCH January Preworship prayer Morning worship sermon Up the The choir will Sunday school Evening in charge of the young people they will present African Missions and Missionary He January The Deacons will meet at February Midweek meeting in three February Solverud field repre sentative of the Midwest Jewish Mis will All ought to be You will always find a warm wel come at the white church on the for Duckett Wise will imrnedi ately put every dollar possible into War that he will have a cushion fund to tide him qver during any depression period may f 61 Jow niiiniiiiiiiiiiiimiiiiiniiiiiiiiiiiKiiiiiiiiiiimiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiuiiii LOCAL NEWS NOTES Brimner visited rela Misses Mildred Kluver and Elaine Boetger were visitors in Sioux Ivyl Small returned to Bruns after a visit in the Avery Small Blum left Tuesday for a visit with relatives and friends at Frank Ded and Miss Lorine of came Monday to visit in the home of their Fred Charles of the lo cal schools went to Omaha for a week end visit with his who was home on furlough from army little daughter of and Arthur accompanied her Miss Florence toSioux Falls to visit relatives over Miss Bernice who is em ployed at came Saturday evening to visit her Earl and other relatives and At the recent annual meeting of the Akron Commercial Harry Nelson was elected president for the Raymon Jespersen will act as secretary and Aalfs as social sec Francis Gale came last Friday from Oklahoma where he is stationed at Will Rogers in the Army Air and is spending afurlough with his and Lawrence and other rela tives and and Bert Crow and Peggy of stopped here this week to visit his on then way to Iowa City to visit their son and Delmont who is iaking a course as a Naval Aviation Cadet at the University of At a meeting of the directors of the Plymouth CoOp Oil in of was elected manager to succeed who resigned andis moving to California next The change in managers becomes effective imme diately following the annual meeting of the company February Crowley was employed as an assistant in the county auditorsoffice at Le Mars for several and Fred who had been visiting his Mary and other relatives and returned Monday to Sioux a member of the of ttie S who saw active service in the Guadalcanal campaign in Pacific and sent back to this country for hospital ization after contracting a jungle ail left Sioux City today Thurs day fpr the Naval base at San Di AKRON SOLDIER IN HAWAII WRITES INTERESTINGLY Albert Lemen Avers Grass Skirts And Hulas Are Rarely Seen From the faroff Hawaiian under date of January there came to the RegisterTribune editor a few days ago the following interest ing airmail letter from Albert Lee son of and Loyd of ths serving in the army Dear Smith Just a few lines to let you know that I have been re ceiving my copy of the RegisterTrib une and always enjoy it very In the past couple years it has followed me all over the and now and I feel that it lias kept me pretty well in touch with people and events back Now that Im separated from friends and folks by a couple thous and miles of water as well as I appreciate news from home twice as Ill have you know I wa5 more concerned about the Akron baseball season than I was the World I have been very much interested in the letters appearing in the Regis terTribune which youve received from other Akron boys in the especially those in the combat the It seems that many of them are having a real hand in the making of The best Ive been able to do so far is arrive near an area which had itself bombed into the his tory books December Im in the land of grass skirts and if I need be more spe in the Territory of By some odd quirk of Flight Officer Jack of and I were neighbors here a few weeks Its quite pleasant despite the blackouts and tical necessities which have thisParaiiise of tgeFaciiacmtba pill box of the Our outfit likes it but we are anxious to move on to where we can make a contribution that will help hasten the conclusion of this You can tell any of the localboys who may have gotten some exaggerat ed ideas of the islands due to Holly woods that the only grass skirts one sees are in novelty storo with price tags on and that the only hulas danced now are found at USO the girls here is the native term are outnumbered about 150 to About the chief complaint of ser vice men over here is the shortage of coca and their chief pleasure is going swimming in the always warm tropical Ive had a couple deep sea fishing trips in waters where some of the worlds fishing records were established before Pearl Har most Ive gotten for my pains so far were a couple cases of While on Ive visited Hono lulu and Waikiki Honolulu is a very interesting and in most respects a very modern It is badly over crowded with uniforms these and the local color is pretty much hid den by khaki and navy The local residents are unusually patri speak of the not as the but as the Main CHATTER Norka Theatre Features For The Coming Week The program of talking picture en tertainment at the Norka Theatre for the coming week will Be made up of a Roy Rogers an outstanding musical and a hor ror The offering for Friday and Satur day January 28 and will be Silver a In leading Roy Rogers is the gams capable shooting or singing and His personality and voice are impressive and keep him rated at the Smiley Burnette is the same amus ing with his comedy and helping his pard in the Joe Jerome Compton and the balance of the all do workmanlike A feature on Monday and Tuesday Janu ary 30 and 31 and February will be the widely heralded musical comedy Stage Door It has practically everything in its 131 minutes crammed with topnotch en tertainment to please the varied taste of millions of in ac dition to its bid for wide on the entertainment angle i is just the sort of motion picture tha will do much to maintain morale at high One viewing of this pic ture will do more to raise ones spir to give one more courage to figh on until the victory is than an number of other filmsspecifically de signed for morale Perhap its greatest asset is the unpreeedente collection of screen and radic luminaries who appear as stars a the Stage Door Thanks to the every one of these fnmei personalities enters into the proceed ings in a natural and logical manner Of some of them can appea only briefly for Graeii Fields with a rousing rendition of tin Machine Gun followed by i spiritually moving interpretation o The Lords The five Count Bennj Kay Kyser Guy Lombard and Freddie Martinaoffer music to suit Marly Laughter prevails when Edgar Bergen and Charlie Ra Hugh Jean Harsholt Wynn and Harpo Marx do then comedy In the principal ro mantic Cheryl Walker and Wil liam Terry are like any other young couple whose love must be strong enouglrto over come the heartaches 01 wartime On Wednesday the presentation will Return of the a horror film they will probably be as glad to have us go back to the mainland as well be to If you can find room in your Local Men in Service column to print I would be grateful for the opportun ity of greeting many of whom I think but to whom I never find time to TRINITY LUTHERAN CHURCH Pastor Sunday school and Bible at 10 Divine worship 11 m Confirmation instructions on Satur from to The church council will meet Tues day We pray you in Christs be ye reconciled to For He hath made to be sin for who knew no sin that we might be inade the righteousness of God in JWe welcome you to worship with OHATSWORTH Pastor Sunday school at Divine service at There will be a special meeting of the congregation after the service The Aid will meet in the parish hall pn with Ben Hartman as We welcome you to worship with second with Bela Lugpsi heading the A vampire returns to seek new victims and attacks the sixyearold of a The man recognizes the so he and a lady doc tor track the vampire to his lair and drive a spike through his heart but twenty years later a bomb explosion brings the vampire He imme diately seeks out his former now working these many years for the lady and forces her to help him in his nocturnal By fol lowing the young lady whom the vam pire had attacked as a the po lice and the servant finally destroy the niiiiiHiiiiimiiiiiiiimiiiiiimiiiiiiiiiiiiniimiiiw LOCAL NEWS NOTES luiiuiiiiiiiiniiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiuiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiinniiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiin George Blum a visitor in Ha warden Dick Tentinger left Tuesday for Des Moines to try for enlistment in the Marine Ruby Robinson and Thelma Ander of Sioux were week end guests in the home of and Lesley and Campbell came from Des Moines last Friday evening to visit in the home of their sonin law and and Rob ert Clarence Harris arrived last Thurs day from where he has been employed in the Puget Sound Navy to visit his and Robert He will vol unteer for service in the Louis of came last Friday evening for a brief visit with She was for merly Miss Helen Stevens and taught in the local schools a qouple of years or so Her Louis is in the army service in the Hawaiian According to figures just compiled by the Postofflce Post master Kennedy says that the past was the largest year in point of sales of stamps and stamped paper that the Akron office has ever The total gross business for the year was which IB over more business than last the office was advanced to FORMER RESIDENT NEAR AKRON GETS FINAL SUMMONS i Peter Skalinder Came From Sweden In Settling In Union County Friends here have received a mes sage from Celia of stating that Peter Skalinder had died January and was buried the following Sunday at where he had ived for many The Skalinder family were well known in this vicin and Lars Skalinder came from Sweden in 1868 and home steaded what is now the Shoulberg northwest of here in Union They had five John Peter Fred and as did many built a sod house for his fam Here Jennie and Othelia were The mother and baby Othelia died and are buried in the Big Springs In Ska linder sold his farm to Peter Shoul which is still called the Shoul berg Skalinder went to the Black Hills and his children found homes with Peter stayed with the Shoulberg John with the Sellberg Fred at Eric at Leafs he went by the Leaf name for many years in his but eventually the children joined their father the Black Hills Fred and Eric became railroad conductors John and Peter later moved to He joined the Epis copal church and acted as lay reader and missionary for many He and John were confinnel at the Dales burg Lutheran where Peter also was this in Peter Skalinder was a prominent mem of the Episeipal church and vis ited friends at and around Akron hud been to ventions in the interest of his Erie a conductor on the train between Deadwood and Alli died of a heart attack in at just after he had madehis run from Deadwood to that The only one now living of the family is Jennie of The following additional informa BROTHER OF MATTISON DIES IN CALIFORNIA A press dispatch from says Harry died Friday in A re tired he was born February in the son of George Asa and Flora Myers Sur vivors include his Gladys Douthitt Mattison five of of of Ponca Private Dale stationed with the army in and George stationed at Washington two broth of and George of and six Funeral services are tentatively planned for pending arrival of the body at Harry Mattison visited here with lis George and family shortly before their departure for last and he was known by quite a number of Akron Friends here extend sympathy to the relatives in their be ffNION CREEK CHURCH Junior Missionary Society member ship enrollment and 10 Divine services at Ladies February with Alve Ericson ion rogarding Skalinder appear ed in the Sioux Falls ArgusLeader under date of January 17 Death came to one of the most wominent persons cpnnccted with the listory of Bennett county this week with the passing at Yankton of Peter He was born n Sweden and came to this country vhen he was He had been liv ng in Wyoming prior to coming o Bennett a few years before ts organization in He played an important role in the early history of the particu arly in the selection of a county with established and plat ed the town of and there was a bitter fight between the promot ers of Lacreek and those of and several elections were but ifartin finally won A few years ater Skalinder purchased the in erests of the other promoters and the postoffice of Lacreek was abandoned and the plat Skalinder continued to farm and ake part in the of the new He later and moved to where he spent most f his declining He was a member of the Episcopal church and icted as a lay reader in the absence f the regular He was also irominent in Masonic Surviving are three Arthur nd both of Martin f and two of Cheyenne and of Chi ago also several MOISTURE AND SPRINGLIKE WEATHER RULES THIS WEEK This has been a rather freakish eek in the weather line for the last veek in It was and uite warm the first few the emperature not going below 50 de rees all of Monday causing the idewalks and pavement to sweat and ringing the frost out of the uesday the mercury mounted to 67 the highest for January 25 in ie history of the Sioux City govern ment weather A drizzling ain set in continuing tin reater part of the day and ringing inch of This Thursday it rained ard for good for to ring the total to nearly one The noisture nearly all soaked in and will o a lotof as there has been a reat shortage during December and LESLIE PLEASANT HILL CHURCH Sunday school at Morning worship at Evening gospel 8 The Ladies Aid social will be held at the Roy Skinner home Friday eve January Everyone DONALD BORN A to and Pohlen of Elk at Akron January iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiuniiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii LOCAL NEWS NOTES iiuiiiimiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiuuiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiHiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii Vernon Howard was a passenger to City Edna of visited friends here the first of this Booth came from Ha to visit her daugh Mrs Leo and Special meeting of Freedom Monday eve January for work in the third Misses Anna Mangold and Jean local spent the week with homo folks of the former at Falls Ellen Phipps came yesterday from where she lias been to visit friends nnd former neighbors She will return to Des Moines to First Herbert who was recently transferred from Fort to Fort came yesterday to visit his wife and his and Roy Ivyl Small and Eldon Small have returned to their army camps at Indiantown and after spending a furlough in the homo their and Avery Aviation Cadet Henry of spent a sevenday leave MEN SUSPECTED IN LOCAL LIQUOR ROBBERY HELD One In Sioux City Jail And Two Others Are Behind Bars In LeMars Held in the Woodbury county jail or Plymouth county authorities is Danell who has been a subject of questioning for several weeks by operatives of the n state liquor law Sheriff Frank of and Sioux City reports Sundays Sioux City While neither LeMars officials nor police here would discuss the holding of it is understood that he was taken into custody in Decem ber by Sioux City Plymouth county officials likewise have refused to discuss in detail cir cumstances surrounding the jailing of a man booked as Jack Ralph also of Sioux who has been in the LeMnrs jail for several Sheriff Scholer Saturday would not discuss any charges which may have been filed against It is understood that Joseph state liquor commissioner from Des has questioned both Faust and Plymouth county did indicate that operating in north western Iowa was a whisky the operation of which resulted in the burglarizing of an liquor store several months ago and the theft of considerable A preliminary hearing for charged hero with breaking and en was set for 10 oclock February by Judge George Par Following arguments by coun the court ruled that a recent bond forfeiture should be set The forfeiture order originally was made when Faust did not appear in Frank attorney for said Saturdaythfatrheunder stood two charges had been lodged against his client in Plymouth One was that of breaking and enter ing in connection with the Akron liquor store theft and the lar ceny of an A report from LeMars states that Ralph of Sioux was arraigned before Justice of on a charge of bur glary and was bound over to the next His bond was placed at and in default of posting a Continued on last page MORE AKRON MEN GO INTO SERVICES With Are Volunteers And Enter Navy And Marine Corps Two more wellknown Akron men oined the armed forces of their coun ry this when Bernard Markus and Iver Pollock went with a contin gent of twentysix Plymouth county nen fiom LeMars to Fort Ne Sunday evening and took the inal physical examination there Mon in the home of his and i Both Pollock and HIT T ry i n i t John east of and among other relatives and He reported at Lambert Air Field Sta January and will be transferred to another air Neury lias resigned his po sition at the Thorson Drug Store and will enter the employ of the Toller Drug in Sioux City the first of the His wiEe and mother will join him in the city as soon as they find a They have sold tbeir resi dence property here to Vincent The many friends of the Nearys re gret to have them leave and August Koch and lit tle of have been visiting their and John Koch and and Frank and other friends and former They visited the first of the week in the home of Kochs at Rock Koch is employed in an aluminum fac tory at and Howe enter tained the ministers and wives of the subdistrict last Friday at a one oclock Those present were and of Sioux City and of LoMars of Hawarden and of Ireton and and and William of kus are married with one and both volunteered for service in all except five of the group were Markus was accept ed for service in the Navy and will report for duty next He is owner of the Akron Bakery and will close the business for the dura his wife and go ing to to stay with her Pollock was accept ed for service in the Si Marine Corps and expects to be assigned to the Naval Station at San for preliminary training in two His wife will continue as one of the proprietors of the TipTop Cafe Others who went from the west part of the county to Fort Sunday were Arnold Morehead and Herbert Junior of and Robert of Barr was accepted for Army BAPTIST CHURCH NQTES January Unified service of followed by the Sunday school February the La dies Association meets with The program be pre sented by Mellen and FIRST CHURCH OF CHRIST Sunday Bible school at Preaching service at 11 DAYTON ;