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Akron Register Tribune (Newspaper) - June 15, 1944, Akron, Iowa iSTUMM VOLUME 57 JUNE 1944 NUMBER 45 YOUNG PEOPLE OF COMMUNITY TAKE NUPTIAL VOWS Helen Seguin and Tillman Anderson Phyllis Water ttian and Switzer Miss Helen daughter of and George and Till man son of and Peter of were married Thursday June 0 Brien re ports the Elk Point They were attended by Dolores Se guin and Bernard The bride wore a white with fingertip and a corsage of rose buds and and a white prayer the gift of the Her attendant was attired in a pink jersey with a light blue shoulderlength Her corsage was a JJDuring the which was cele brated before the Ave Maria was sung by Mary Agee LeoLimoges sang Mother Belov and several hymns were sung by Frances Leo Limoges and Anita The accompanist Elmer wedding breakfast was served at tha home of the bride to the immedi vate Tlie couple left for a short wedding which they will be at home on the Andersdn near The of Miss Phyllis Wa Slighter of and Eber of fonder resident ikronj and Carl Dj aisd DeForest New The was performed at oclock at jibe that The Burnice Wjvnn i aqua with a corsage of gardenias jiiia rose The brides from Kings and the bridegrpoins from New wereypr6sent at the The yonna after a briefr wjil be at home in The bride graduated from high school and completed a course at the Radio Electronic school in She has been employed at Air Base at McCook thp past where the bridegroom is Regular of Freedom Monday eve June COMMITTEE NAMED County Bed Cross Is Now Organized to Assist Service Families The Home Service of the PJymonth Cross held its final meeting in LeMars on Wednes June This group of eleven representing all of the completes a 50hour study fitting them to handle various types of Home Service problems in their respective The persons who have been select ed to serve on this important commit tee include Thomas and Gale of Kingsley Clarence of Remsen Aitkenj of Merrill Ralph of Hinton Howe and Dick of Akron Fred Miss Rosemary Sartori and of The primary responsibility of Home Service workers is to assist service men and ex service men and their families and with inquiries in regard to tbeir welfare give information re gardingregulations and legislation affecting service mon ex service men and their Home Service handles Reporting that making reports on home conditions needed by commanding officers in do oiding questions of emergency fur discharge or Finan cial service men or their fam iliesia ajlojibandled by the Home Ser vice Ypur Service workers in your tovvjruair ipake available to civilians theEnquiry and International Mes sage service of the Red Any can contact member of the committee when wish to send Continued on last page TRINITY LUTHERAN CHURCH Pastor Sunday school at Divine worship 11 The Ladies Aid will meet Wednes day home of Henry Klei The Ladies Aid will sponsor a bake sale at the Weiderifeller Market Our Vacation Bible school will close after being conducted for a period of three Mission Rally at Siinday af S Be ye kind one to tender forgiving one even as God for Christs sake hath for given Ephesians OHATSWORTH Pastor Divine Please note the Sunday school at 10 The congregation is invited to the Mission Rally at Sunday after with Service beginning at We welcome you to worship with BAPTIST OHURCfi NOTES June Ladies Bi ble class June Uni fied Service of followed by the Sunday school Tuesday and June 20 Sioux Valley Baptist Association meetsat Prayer and Bible study at the OLEN PLEASANT HILL CHURCH The children of the Daily Vaca tion Bible School will give a program it the Sunday school 10 Gospel services at 11 The Ladies Aid social meeting will be held Friday June at the Herbert Swanson iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiuiii IIIHIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIlllllllllllllllll LOCAL NEWS NOTES iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiimiiiimiiiiiiiiiiiiiioiiiiiiiimiiiiiiiiiuiinninimiiiiiimifl Lloyd and Wayne were Bengston and left yesterday fjir a visit with relatives at Trinity Lutheran Ladies Aid will wld a bake sale at the Weidenfeller Market on this They solicit your Cluett Chamberlain and child renleft yesterday to visit her parents and other relatives at her ormer D7 master of Freedom is attending the centennial meeting of the Iowa Masonic grand odge at Cedar Rapids this Miss Muriel Rozell spent the first of the week in visiting Clarence who is sta at the Schiek General Hospital Visit6rs Sunday in the home of and Ernest southeast of were and Paul Olof Anderson and Miss Augusta of Sioux and and Hugh Dowling and Kathryn Knerler arrived Sat urday from North Caro and Mrs Larry Germaine and came yesterday from Love for a visit the home of their Jrace and among otherrela ives and The Akron baseball team will play is first game since Memorial Day next Sunday when they iourney to Sioux Falls to fill a return date with the American Legion of that Akibii has twice ed the Legion boys this but may not find such easy pickins on their loine Ralph who has been serving with the Field Ar illery in the war zone in came yesterday to spend a furlough with lis and Arthur Ad and among other relatives and Before going Adams was in training at Camp Chaf The Catholic Miss Embroidery club met at the home of Kathleen Thursday June Elec ion of officers was Refrcsh nents were served and enjoyed by The next meeting will be held at the 2oyle hpme Thursday June with Shirley as Hunter and of are making an extended visit with her and John and with other relatives They came from Camp where Hunters serving in the Dental was stationed before being sent He is no stationed in New in the South FARM BUILDINGS ARE WRECKED BY TORNADO SUNDAY James Coleman South Of Hardest Hit Neighbors Suffer rt Another terrific thunderstorm de scended upon this section shortly af ter 6 oclock Sunday Work ing up rapidly from the a bad looking cloud passed to the wesii and north of then circling to the east and A high wind that assumed the proportions of a tornado seemed to centralize at the James Coleman three miles south of on Primary and demolished every building on the place except the Coleman a wash house and a A large a cattle a machine shed and several smaller buildings were torn to pieces and splintered sections scattered about the place in a west erly indicating the storm had come from the Two wind mills were also Windows in the house were broken and other dam age Limbs were torn from trees and many trees were blown It was fortunate that none of the members of the Coleman family were iu the barns at the time the wind storm The was out in the field after the cattle and es caped The tornado also wrought damage on other farms in the On the Eugene Lias north of Cole a large cattle shed was blown down and the large barn badly twist ed and Trees wero also damaged North of where Emery Tucker part of a shed roof was torn Traveling west ward from there to the Wintersteen farmed by Wallace a tenant of Eugene a barn and a windmill were blown and the TALKIE CHATTER Norka Theatre Features For The Coming Week Some unusually fine and outstand ing entertainment is the bill for patrons of the Norka Theatre for the coming including a thrilling aerial ari outdoor his toric drama and a juvenile Opening the weeks program on Friday and Saturday June 16 and will be a special release of the Thunder giving a thrilling demonstration of the air might of our with Preston Foster and Gene Tierriey enacting the leading roles in faultless Coming to the Norka screen for a threenight Mon day and June 19 and is the longawaited outdoor Buffalo in breathtaking tech This screenbiography of William Cody is rated as Add to this the exciting incidents in the life of Buffalo Bill and there arc the ingerdients of a drama of far reaching Joel Maureen OHara and Linda Darnell comprise a trio familiilr to all movie and they are ably abetted in the presentation by Thomas Edgar Anthony Quinn and Moroni This biography covers the manyfaceted career of the noted and starting with his unsuccessful efforts to bring under standing between the western Indi ans and the It is cli maxed by the ignominy sustained when he incurred official Washing tons wrath by pointing out its blun dering The film ends on a hap pier Buffalo Bill is shown on his farewell appearance af ter a successful career as performer in wild west Once in a great while there comes to the silver a picture so filled with the spirit of life that everyone who views it can verily see themselves portrayed in Sucha film is Lost a featuring Margaret 0 sixyearold star of Jour ney for are mo ments of pathos bring yet there is If there is an Oscar for Mar derson which adjoins Some damage is also reported to buildings on the farm occupied by Bud just south of the Coleman and on the Grant These losses from the wind storm are reported to be fairly well covered ay The wind storm was accompanied iy roaring noise that continued for ifteen or twenty Rain fell n torrents for an hour more and here were many sharp crashes of thunder and but there no reports of nearby lightning dam The streets of Akron were run ning rivers of water within a short ime after the hard rain com down from the hills to the Seed street was filled with water from to but did not get quite ligh enough to over into store jasementsi The towns improved drainage system of storm sewers and Blacktop paving handled the flood wa er in good The wind blew down seventeen clec ric transmission poles on the Akron Westfield and the town of West ield was without electric lights all of Sunday and current was not available there until late Brown and his crew work ed steadily at the resetting of poles and repairing broken lines until the ob was finished and service Slectric service was interrupted in Akron several times during the storm when heavy discharges of lightning would throw out the safety switch at he power The current was off or a short time after a large limb of a tree was blown off and broke a trans mission line in the south part of Following the heavy downpour of the Big Sioux river began rais and continued at the rate of about six inches per hour during Sunday The rise continued through Monday Flood stage of the river is 12 At feet water started running over the road rade on the Dakota At o clock in the evening the river gauge showed a height of and many fields adjacent to the river were looded and crops A strong wind blew in Akron for a short period at about oclock Sunday but no particular lamage was done aside from break ing off tree limbs and whipping flow ers and FIRST CHURCH OP CHRIST Sunday Bible school at Preaching at 11 Relatives here were notified of the jirth of a to and Russell at this Thursday June Anderson is stationed here at Hammer Air story concerns an orphari brought up scientifically by college there are many things about life of which she is James newspaper tells her all about the mysteries of the She learns to love him as her own when he leaves she Becomes He returns all is Dthers appearing in the cast besides Margaret OBrien James Craig are Marsha Philip ETenry Donald Meek and Seenan ifflimiiiiiiniiiiiiiiiiiiiiniiiiiiiiiiiiniiniiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii LOCAL NEWS NOTES uiiiiiiimiiiiiiuiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiuiiiiiiiiiii Arthur Wilcox and Miss Net ie Wilcox went to yes terday to visit Emma of and from were visitors last week in the Peter Braun A marriage license was issued by he clerk of courts at LeMars last Fri day to Elmo Fletcher and Miss Naomi both of Ruben Huebner came to spend a few days leave this week with his and Hueb and other relatives and and Henry and their and wife and of visited the harles Jans family the first of the Henry is Jans Robert Sweeney came the first of the week to spend about a tenday urlough with his and Sweeney and other rela ives and He is stationed at Tamp Raymond who is sto iohed at Camp near Gran caine Tuesday to spend a furlough with his and John and other rel atives and He was formerly stationed at Fort Carroll MotorMechanic in ihe stationed at come Tuesday for a few days visit with friends and former He visited his and Art at Des and also an aunt at during Emma of 410 Pearl street formerly of this in a letter in which is en losed a remittance for another year s subscription to the requests that the name of her be placed on the local ser vice mens honor Richard is at present at attending areflight is doing fine and ex pects to get his wings SUNDAYS HEAVY RAINS DISRUPT RAILWAY TRAFFIC Cause Landslide And Wash Out Roadbed And Approach To Bridge Sunday inornings heavy rainfall loosened the earth on the west side of the bluff at Riverside cemetery and it slid onto the Milwaukee railroad track for a distance of forty or fifty feet and to a depth of three to five feet in Several crews of section men from this division were hurried to the scene and had the track cleared suf ficiently to let passenger trains piss over it before 11 More trouble was in store for the as a result of the terrific downpour of rain which swept over this territory shortly after o clock Sunday evening and quickly bringing to flood stage all the small creeks and The particular area of difficulty for the railroad was aetween here and A long stretch of roadbed was washed out about three miles north of here by the raging torrents that came down from h0 hills to the and then Indian creuk suddenly got its buck up and washed out the approach to the railroad bridge a mile and a half south of That was suffi cient to put the kibosh on railway over this line for a day and a balf or A bridge crew and pile driver was called into service to put he bridge back into shape and travel was not resumed over it until Tues day Sunday evenings Hi awatha passenger train arrived here at o clock and was held here all night and most of Monday tcarried about 190 passengers and Monday morning most of them de scended upon the local cafes in search of something to satisfy their after spending a more or less com ortable on the car The ompre jared for such an unexpected rush of but they did their level best and it believed that none of the stranded passengers failed to get something to at least temporarily sat sfy their Before noon the Eliawatha proceeded north to he damaged bridge and transferred its jassengers to a madeup train that came down and took them to their destinations up the The Hia watha tram then pulled back to Sioux leaving here at There vas no further train service here the trains being detoured over the Northwestern line between Sioux City and Ha The Ar row passenger pulled in here from the east at oclock Tuesday fore noon and was held here until when repairs were completed on he bridge below The lo cal cafes got another whack at assengers on that who were lere over the dinner hour legular train traffic was resumed ivor this line of the Milwaukee Tues day Agent Kinser was on duty at the depot all night KENNETH ZIERATH GETS GETS PUEPLE HEART AWARD and flierath recently a clipping from a newspa er at showing a pic ure of their Kenneth Zier and two other patients n the Schick Base Hospital re ceiving the Purple Heart award from an officer at a public ceremonial held at the USO center The soldiers eceiving the award had been wound ed in in overseas who was recently home on urlough from Schick was severely wounded in action in south ern Italy several months ago and is still walking on crutches as the re sult of a leg injury and he also sustained severe body wounds at the same BORN A to and Clifton northwest of at Akron June It was announced by the Internal ievenue department that auto use ax stamps in the denomination of would go on sale in all postoffi ces and offices of collectors of inter nal revenue on June The stamps will be evidence of pay nent of the tax for the fiscal year eginning July and must be pur chased before that date by every own er of a motor vehicle which is oper ated upon the The stamps are serially are gummed on the and have provision on the jack for entry of the se number and state license number of the A record should be cept of the serial number ou the use ax stamp for protection in case the stamp should become Try a WantAd and get results I METHODIST CHURCH NOTES Religion is like music it is not in need of but Harry Emerson There is a comfortable pew and a welcome for you in any church in this A Great Love Letter will be the theme for next Sunday morning Wo have thirty enrolled in our Daily Vacation Church Wo still have room for We are in hopes that we will soon have a Sunday with roads so folks living on dirt highways can get to We had 140 at our program last week in spite of the bad ALBERT BIG SPRINGS BAPTIST CHURCH June 18 Prayer gathering Morn ing Sunday school Evening Following the service the Lordn Sup per will be June Mid week June The Mission Circle will hold their post poned You will always find a worm wel come in the white church on the UNION CREEK CHURCH Luther League District convention June 17 and Friday i oclock all day Saturday and Sun day morning and LESLIE EMMANUEL CHURCH Sunday school at 10 m Preaching service at 11 by a student from Confirmation class at 2 niiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiniiiiiiiiiin LOCAL NEWS NOTES ninuiiiuiiuiiiiiiiHiiiiiiii west of went to last Friday for a Raymond Barinsky visited relatives at and last Miss Julia who had been isiting her md left yesterday for Ma Kenneth Hummel came from 3es Saturday for a isitin the Clarence Hummel vest of Henrietta Lorensen and and Pearl eft last Friday for a visit with rela ives at and Fred of visited the latter part of last veek with her Zierath and Vern and and Henry Rossboch will ibserve their golden wedding anni rersary at their home on Tune and will hold open house to I heir friends that day from Kenneth and lis who had been visiting her and Dick ind other relatives and left Monday for i After Seaman Meade rejoins his his vifo will visit her Rich at Gilbert who recently returned to this country from active ervice with the armed forces in southern was a visitor in the wines of his the Klemme in this He left ilouday for an army camp North where he will be and Robert Harris were icro for a week end visit with rela ives and from Sioux vhere they recently Har is is employed by the Metz Bakery Their Bob is working in the city and their Ced also works at the Metz Private Guy who was stationed at Camp has eeii spending a tenday with his and Guy southwest of and among other relatives and Se left Monday from Sioux City for and expects to be sent overseas and Kenneth of returned to their iprae following a tenday visit with Howes and and with rela ives and friends in Sioux Ken neth is a processing engineer with the 3endix Radio Corp n at rle has been them for three All of their work is in war pro making radio equipment for joth the army and FORMER UNION COUNTY WOMAN IS SUMMONED Lucy Heyl Had Lived South Of Alcester For Thirtyfive Years Her many friends in the commun ity wore grievously shocked and sad dened to learn of the death of Lucy who passed nway very suddenly on June in a hospital in Sioux fol lowing a brief Heyl ap parently was in poor health for sev eral but nothing unusual was noticed until when the children were summoned to learn that she was suffering from a torn muscle in her causing an internal She was rushed to the hospital but nothing could be done for her and four lours later the Lord took Heyl o His home in Lucy Qroth was born at December She was mptized when a baby in the Lutheran and at the age of twelve she re newed her baptismal vows when she was confirmed the Lutheran church n She was united in marriage with Henry Heyl on October at To this union six children were who as ollows Henry of Al Walter and Wyatt f Iowa Leo Slgin Huston and Russell of 3ioux Iowa also by four sis of Albert of Le Mary of Sum of She is also survived y eight grandchildren and two great and Heyl farmed in Iowa ind past thirtyfive years md lived in Union on of receded his wife in death seven and a half years Since that time she node her home in City with her Funeral services were held Friday of last week at the Peace Lutheran south of conducted jy the who aid a fitting tribute to the fine Chris ian character of the In erment was in the church cemetery Donald came oday from Philadelphia to join lis wife in a visit with his and Henry and among other relatives and FORMER RESIDENT HERE IS CALLED Nelson Was Stone Mason And Plasterer In Akron 30 Years Ago There appeared in last Fridays Sioux City daily a mention of the death of Horatio William of that on June at Grand in the home of his Ralph and Lloyd where he had been visiting for about six Nelson and family lived in Akron for a number of years before moving to Sioux City about thirty years He worked as a stone ma son and plasterer He was a brotherinlaw of and of this He is survived by his Fannie five of Sioux City of Haydon Idaho Les of and Ralph and The bereaved relatives have the sympathy of Akron Funeral services were held Monday at 2 in the Perasso funeral par lors la Sioux conducted by Harry pastor of Whitfield Methodist Interment was iu Graceland Park cemetery and Thompson and of this attended the ser Herman operator of an oil business at this passed away at the Hawurden hospi tal Sunday June af ter a several weeks He had been in failing health since His aged a a two sisters and a brother survive Funeral services wereheld in the Johns Lutheran church at Craig this Thursday Voelker Interment was iu the Craig ;