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Akron Register Tribune (Newspaper) - March 16, 1944, Akron, Iowa VOLUME 67 AKRON MARCH 1944 NUMBER 32 FLOOD CONTROL IS RECOMMENDED FOR SIOUX RIVER I Congressman Hoeven Tells House Committee That Need Is Urgent The following press dispatch sent put of will be of interest to people in this 1 and especially to liind owners along the Big Sioux river While much attention is being di fected to improvement of the Mis souri Representative Charles Hoeven has reminded con gress that there are two streams in northwest Big Sioux and Little Sioup in need of flood control t Army engineers are now conducting purveys on both he and are expected to submit their findings to the House Flood Control commit tee in the next few Hoeven has given this information abdut the two rivers to the committee The Big Sioux whichos one of the largest tributaries of the Mis souri forms the boundary line between the northwest corner of Iowa and eastern South Dakota and joins the Missouri at TJlje Big river valley from Sioux to City has an average width of three miles and is subject to frequent which at times have resulted in the complete loss of all This area involves about valued at For several years back the flood danger seems to be getting more acute and I am hoping that this committee will give due to this partic mlar problem when the report on the survey comes to its The Little Sioux river in my Con gressional district joins the main body of the Missouri at River in Harrison The record shows Kas of ten been METHODIST CHURCH NOTES Race is nothing but a sort of po litical and social propagated by demagogues to keep men Wilberforce Uni A little laughter will sometimes lift a very great He is no fool who parts with what he cannot to get What he shall He is a real Jesus teaches that a mans atti tude to the Kingdom of God is re vealed by his attitude salary and his It is truethat We know as much as wo are willing to put into and no Stanley in Abundant Last week we spoke of the Rea sonableness of Next Sun day we hope to show The Reason ableness of Come and bring your If you have not been worshiping come and wor ship with Worship service is at 11 oclock The will meet next Wed March with Melvin Howe will be as sisting Christs army is all made up of vol Why dont you join up Moral evil is itp own execution Jesus knew what he wastalk ing about when he The wages of sin is but the Gift of God is eternal ALBERT ONION CREEK CHURCH Divine services at Sunday school at 10 Board meeting Sunday afternoon at oclock at the Immanuel Lu theran church in Luther League will meet at Luther Hall next Tuesday enter tained by and Alfred Som mervold and and Alvin Som LESLIE a disastrous loss of crops because of flood conditions along this Countless acres of small grain and other crops have been en tirely wiped causing losses that run into hundredsof thousands of I am sure this committee will give careful consideration to this re port when it comes before Northwest the Con gressman are intensely inter ested in seeing the comprehensive Mis souri river improvement plan ap proved and the project get started be of the flood in this s I am Hoeven went that the people of northwest whom I have the honor to in the do not favor or prefer any of improvement to the disadvantage of any We feel that is enough actual water and water power in the Missouri river basin to meet the needs of do we feel that any par tabular section of the country along tlje river has any right to priority on tfie rainfall which ultimately gets into the channels of the r PLEASANT HILL CHURCH school at Evening Gospel at Danell Jacobson came from Los An and will work on for his TRUCKERS MUST APPLY IN PERSON r Certificate Of War r Necessity to Be Presented To Local Ration Board All commercial truck operators will be required to present their current Certificate of War Necessity to their War Price and Rationing Board in person receiving their sec V ond it was announced today by George board The new vserially numbered T Coupons be used in all cases when issuing rations for the second quar procedure haying the com mercialiyubt operators personally ap ajrthe Board decided on in effprttq reduce the possible mis the board ehair h as been pre viou sly boards in this area ft savings effected have1 justified a by all local MrT niiiiiiiiiiiHiiiii IlllllllllllllllllllUIIHIIll LOCAL NEWS NOTES Cross and Bur SibtfiGftyfMon Miss Joann Lamoureux has taken a position as bookkeeper in the Akron Savings Mildred Campbell left Sunday for a with her brother and other relatives in Leo of came Monday to visit in the home of her and Brown and child ren over the week end with her parents at Arnolds James Kiewel and who have been farming southeast of town the past few moved last week to a farm near Miss Carrie Stoel came from Sioux City for a visit over the week end with her Mra Mattie and other relatives and John Bliss and Lor of Sioux came Saturday to visit a few days with Bliss pa and and Fred Richters enjoyed a visit last week end from her of and her Elmer of Robert Burnight came Mon day evening C to visit in the home of her and and among other relatives and and Avery Small received word that their Ivyl liad arrived in England with a con tingent of They have three other sons in the armed services in this First Harper Kerr was a re cent visitor in the home of his and at irst stationed at Pennsyl vania in the Medcal has been transferred to the 605th Field 10th at Camp This is an organization of Geprge Bray and and of Sioux visited the first of the week in the home of Brays and who is Petty Officer in the recently came home on leave after serving eighteen months be ing at Pearl New Caledonia and at other Pacific The TwoinOne club met at the Lee farm to get We appointed Bradley our and elected as follows Presi Robert Gant vice Os car secretary and treasu Wayne Stoutenburg Darwin Johnson and James Wake After the we were served lunch by The next meeting is to be at x LOCAL CHURCH SCENE OF PRETTY NUPTIAL EVENT v DeLoris Mae Crow And Elmer Meske Take Vows Last Thursday Trinity Lutheran church in Akron waa the scene of a pretty wedding on March when Miss DeLoris Mae oldest daughter of and east of became the bride of El mer son of and Aug ust of The bride was given in marriage by her The pastor of the using the double ring The bride was charming in a lilac with accessories to She wore a corsage of white Her Miss Lois of wore a suit of blue and a corsage of pink Alfred of friend of the acted as best Both the groom and groomsman wore brown suits and boutonnieres of Miss Neva of Hawar friend of the sang two I Love You Truly and O Promise She was accom panied on the piano by Miss Irene cousin of the who also played the wedding march from Lo Harold cousin of the and Clifford cousin of the were After the ceremony the immediate relatives gathered at the brides where a two course dinner was served to thirty guests at six The brides chosen pink and were carried out in the table decora centerpiece was a three TALKIE CHATTER Norka Theatre Features For The Coining Week At the Norka Theitre during the coming week the program of talking picture consist oi a comedy with a slapstick a Red Skoltdit1 comedy and a Sherlock Holmes On Friday and Saturday March 17 and theJe will be pre sented a double The utilizing the title of and popular song is Packin with petite Ruth Rob ert Wally Vernon and Jack LaRue in the leading Rob ert gambler On his wins Ruth Terrys Western gam bling den from her by Cleans of loaded dice Time The not Withthe Bob sets up a night club in New York and Ruth wins this from him by means of an ace of hearts through which she hasiput a Bob stays on as the supposed for the two have fallen in al though they dont Gangster Jack LaRue then orders Bob put of the but in a shooting finale Ruth bursts in witli her guns as Bob is ge ting the torture She goes back t th6 closed western spotjBob follow The in the title and other ing indicate nigs are pai tier wedding baked by friend of the and trimmed in pink and A pink ffie principal Abe Miller and Mrs aunts of the were dining room host Listen and Harry aunts of the and Miss Sadie Vander friend of the had the honor of The bride is a graduate of Hawar den High school and has been a suc cessful teacher schools in Plym outh and Sioux The groom received his education in the Plym outh county and is a pro industrious young and Meske went to Brook to spend a brief honey moon with his sister other rela They will be at home to their friends on a farm southeast of Akron after the first of That they may find and success through life is sincere wish of all who know TRINITY LUTHERAN CHURCH Pastor Sunday school and Bible class at 10 Divine worship 11 The fifth Midweek Lenten service will be held Wednesday be ginning at 8 The Mission Circle will meet the church parlors Tuesday with Miss Violet Jacobs as We iope that the weather will be favor able for Some began to spit on and o cover His face and buffet Him and to say unto and the servants did strike Him with the salms of their Mark These hard words of the describe for us jriefly and realistically the tragic drama of hells supposed y dignified and responsible abused as a sane and selfre specting man would hadly abuse a It is terrifying to read these They make one realize what are capable What moved men to behave We to hear the answer next Wednesday We welcome you to worship with OHATSWORTH Pastor Sunday school at Divine worship p The postponed meeting ofthe Mis sion Circle will be held Tuesday eve ning in the church parlors at We welcome you to worship with and Claeys enjoyed an overnight visit Wednesday from three friends of their Robert a pilot in the Army Air Corps at Hamilton where they are also The visitors and their destinations on furlough were Major to Minneapolis Gos to and Frankel to of the Feature 2 slapstick Nazty Nuis makes the Axis lopk ridiculou Hitler Bobby Mussolin and Suka Yaki Johnny Arthur sub marine it to a tropical island in orde to get the native Paj t sign on the dotted AJ shipwrecke crew of American seamen also land o the Led by Benson Fran Faylen they make life miserable fo the Axis as Hitlertries to ge the chiefs a magician among other turn Suki Yaki into an Eater the Axi Leaders get into freeforall in the sup posedly sinking anil end by al being shot through the Iprpedo tubes attraction for fSunday anc Monday Marefe 20 and 23 will be a Whistling in Red Ann Ray OINeil and Frawley appearing in His appearance in previous pic his radio work have definite Funnyman Red Skel tons talent for handlingany type oj jomedy from subtle to anc herein he is afforded an opportunity at only the slapsy i1 is On the Norka screen Wednesday March will appear the Sherlock Halmes in Wash ington Basil Nigel Marjorie Henry George John Archer and Gavin Muir in the cast Doyles supersleuth swings across the Atlan ticTvia the great est of ease forestalls a wartime inter national t crisis by up the master spies and retrieving a secret document with which they had ab sconded after murdering a British The picture has all the amus ing little tricks and twists of prede cessors in the while the usual touches of comedy are ably supplied by the drolleries of iHiiiniiiiiimiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiniiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiimimiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiHn LOCAL NEWS NOTES iiiwiiiniiiiiiiiimmnniMiminmHitran Asa Harkness went to Hawar to visit Fred Marienau has taken a position as pharmacist in the Thorson Drug and Fred Milbroclt and of Sioux visited in the lomes of his John and Her Floyd from Camp with his wife and little visited last week with liis George and west of Vernon Brown and Vera and came Tuesday from for a visit in the home of her and west of near family enjoyed a reunion Sunday at the Art Huebner home in honor of Reuben Hueb who was home furlough from Camp and also in observ ance of Art Huebners Curtis received a letter from their Cur telling of his recent promotion to thp rank of 3rd of the He is stationed on the somewhere on the Pa and Gusman received word that their Jack Gusr in training in the ASTP at the University of had submitted to an operation fo Append icitis there last He is get ting along fine and will soon be up and about REPORT SUCCESS IN COUNTY INFANTILE PARALYSIS DRIVE Contributions From Individuals And Schools Reach Total It is certainly difficult to find words that will adequately express our ap preciation of the wonderful response o our annual appeal for funds to especially the future victims of nfantile states Stoe county chairman of the Paralysis He continues When the executive committee de cided to depend entirely on contribu ions by mail and the collection of dimes in the city and consolidated they were convincedthat the plan would meet with popular ap roval and a liberal How they hardly expected to receive as large an amount as we did by the close of the When we realize how easy it is to lay aside a letter we receive in the proceed to forget all about we begin to appreciate the fine spirit shown in the final re The total contributed by the stu dents and teachers of the various schools in the county and by the pa trons of nnd turned in by the Roynl and Fix Theaters of LeMars is equal ly as The fact that the women and children of this coun ty responded so liberally to help those less fortunate than themselves is a definite indication of their fine spirit and A brief analysis of the figures in the following table ititer isting Out of a total of was sent in oluntarily in the A otal of was contributed by he students and teachers of the vari ous A total of was collected from the patrons of nnd Royaland Bix The of Either one of these amounts itself is very impressive and again shows what the people of a sommunity can do when they have a sause they are vitally interested in and decided to do something about The executive committee of the as well as myself oncludes would like to ake this opportunity of again thank ng everyone who had a part in mak ng this campaign an outstanding suc ess and to assure you that we will do verything possible your con idence in the Contributions to the Infantile Pa alysis Fund from districts in the west partof the county were pub ic parochial Westfield ublic BIO SPRINGS BAPTIST CHURCH riMAI CiriTDEC ADC March The FlUllACa jfillJj Young People meet for a program and social All young people are in March Prayer Morning This service marks the be ginning of your pastors third year in Big The sermon topic will The Betrayal of This will be the first in a series of special Lenten The choir will Sunday school Evening The se ries on Women of the will be concluded with a sermon on Mary March Midweek meeting in three You will always find a warm wel come in the white church on the GIVEN FOR FOURTH WAR LOAN DRIVE Plymouth County Goes Over The Top With Good Margin Above Its Quota FIRST CHURCH OP CHRIST Sunday Bible school at Preaching service at 11 Several of the young folks from this church attended the Youth Rally which was held at Sloan last Sunday The girls quartet of the church favored the Rally with a song on the evening The meet ing was very well attended by ours and the surrounding Christian church Meetings of this kind help us to see the value of young folks in church Tho Ladies Aid will meet at the liome of Behmer on Satur March with a committee serv Everyone Members urged to be BORN A to and Hugh Dow northeast of at Akron Hos March A to and Clar ence west of at Akron March iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiuiniiiiiiiiniiiiniiiiiiiim LOCAL NEWS NOTES iiniiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiniiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiniiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiHiiimiiiffliiiiiiiii pub c WEEKS WEATHER HAS BEEN F VARIED CHARACTER has been a week of typical ilarch with some y conditions and chilling On uesday afternoon and evening and Wednesday morning the icy streets nd highways made going on foot or wheel very There were nmerous minor but no seri us accidents were It has een a disagreeable but the obins are back and next Tuesday is ie first day of so there is rea on to hope that conditions will be uch better MONDAYS SCHOOL ELECTION WAS VERY QUIET AFFAIR The annual school election Monday fternoon in Akron passed off very as with a total of nly 55 ballots As a Otto jarsen was reelected for threeyear erin as Grant Gassman as irector for twoyear and Mel n Lias as director for oneyear hile Donald Ross had no opposi on for election as treasurer for two iar The school board will con ne next Monday evening to organ e for the years OOAL YOUNG PEOPLE WERE MARRIED LAST WEEK Lloyd son of Howard ortheast of town and Miss Ida Hoff daughter of and Ray of near were mar ed on March ie young couple will make their ome They have the congratu tions and best wishes of all who now visitors in Sioux City last Freda Popken and were Sioux City visitors Satur Regular meeting of Freedom Monday eve March Staff nnd Kenneth Small returned to Big Mon after spending his furlough with their of was a visitor in the home of her Arthur Friday and who had been a guest in the homo of her soninlaw and and Pann left Friday for her home at Mon and Carl of Falls visited over Sunday with their Miss Anna Who is Home Economics instructor in the locol Baker and Dorothy Jean and were visitors in Sioux Miss Doro thy was home from State college at for the week Clarence son of and Robert has returned to Brem to resume his work having been put in limited ser It may be several weeks before With final figures released from the State and County War Bond total sales in the Fourth War Loan Drive in Plymouth county amount to This is 129 of the quota of which had been assigned to this The total E Bond sales amount to or 120 of the quota which was set for Plymouth In sales have been made to concerns out of the but for which credit has been given to this Many of these cannot be specifically allocated to any particular so no allocation to location has been made on These amount to The campaign has been a grand suc cess and Plymouth county ranks high sn sales to particularly on Series E The people of this county can be proud of the job they have through the attainment of their have given continuous proof to the men from Iowa who are in our armed forces that we on the home front are backing them Congratulations and thanks is due all those who have participated in the It is largely through their forts that it was possible to accom plish his The final figures for District of which Otto Larsen was are as follows Jjuota Sales Westfield Preston he is WeStfiW Twp Total ATTENDS MEETINGCHRISTMAS SEAL CHAIRMEN IN LE MARS Otto local Christ mas Seal attended the an nual luncheon and business meeting lield at the Union Hotel in LeMars lust Friday There were wentytwo of the twentyreight chair men from Plymouth county Edwin of county presided at the meet director of Tuber culosis State Department of of Des was the guest speaker of the He spoke on the Miniature Film program and gave a very good rehabilitation All the Christmas chairmen re ported an increase in the sale for reported Akron was see ond high in the having in crease of over the sale of RED CROSS WAR FUND DRIVE IS MEETING WITH SUCCESS The district Red Cross War Fund Drive has been progressing verysuc Akron town has exceeded its quota by a comfortable margin and the other precincts report a good re but have not yet the Contributions are still being accepted by District Chairman Peter Heeger or at the First National Operations at the Akron Hospital Full figures for the districted during the week daughter of Harvey south of ap pendectomy Wyatt south of and Miss Florence of Lin coln of is a surgical pa tient in Dakota Staff and Kenneth Ivyl of Brunsville and Basil Blum and Jerome and Lyle Baldwin and Kay and of were Sunday din ner in the Avery Small and Small and daugh and Alice Adams were callers ia the afternoon to visit with Ellis stationed at Fort visited over the week end witb boyhood friends in He resided here with his pa the late and Ham before they moved to California several years Hammer has alsp been spending part of his fur lough with his Lan and family in Sioux and Ray Eaton came Fri day from to visit the families of their sister and Adams and Howard northeast of while to San where they will make their the for mer Miss Belle formerly lived here with here with her the late and the names of donors jpill be published in the near FORMER RESIDENT HERE DIES IN WEST Mary Aged 101 Passed Away In Long Oldtime friends here have been ad vised of the recent death of a former Akron Mary at her home in Long at the ripe age of 101 Conger and her re sided in Akron before moving to Cali fornia a number of Their LeRoy Congeirypracticed dentistry here at one Congers and Henry and a Miss were early day residents Conger is sur vived by her Lutie Catherine Brownie Kesslcr and Miss Fern and a Lloyd neral and interment were The fu nt Long A small ad in the Want Column will get good Try ;