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Akron Register Tribune (Newspaper) - March 23, 1944, Akron, Iowa CTOBY fcUY VOLUME 57 MARCH 1944 NUMBER 33 BIENNIAL TOWN ELECTION WILL BE TAME AFFAIR All Officers To Be Elected Are But With No Opposition From all present the bi ennial municipal election to be held in Akron next March will a repetition of that of two when two Citizens and in the but with no candidates on either Both the Peoples and Citi zens party caucuses were called for last Thursday evening at the City and only a small number of vot ers showed enough interest to The Citizens caucus was called for 8 o and Ray acted as chairman and Mellen as secre Upon seconded and car it was decided that Ralph Brown be nominated for Cal vin Andersen and Floyd Wilcox as couneilmen and Mellen as treas Ray Victor Ander son and Waldo Hilliker were chosen as the Citizens party central commit tee for the ensuing two years and were authorized to fill any Vacancies that might occur on the The meet ing then Brown is at present serving as mayor and Calvin Andersen as The Peoples party caucus then con with Brady as chairman and Wetzeler as No nomination for the office of mayor was so that place the ticket was left vacant The following nom inations were then made by acclama tion For Walter Lar Fred Dirks and for Lowell Burrill for park Named as members of the Peoples party cen tral committee for ensuing two years and to fill any cieij Johnson ami Brunr The caucus then Walter Larsen is the only candidate the Peoples ticket now holding It will be noted from the above lineup that Mayor Brown will have noopposition for reelec tion to another twoyear Andersen and Walter Larsen will be the holdover candidates for council Floyd Fred Dirks and Adams will be new members of the which is comprised of five Lowell Burrill is now acting as assessor by Donald Ross having Brnnner has previously served as a park So therell be no election scrap this and there undoubtedly be a very light vote next Only 119 were cast at the election two years whensim ilar harmony conditions The polls will be open atthe City Hall next Monday from 8 until 8 TRINITY LUTHERAN OHUROH Pastor Sunday school and Bible class at 10 Divineworship 11 Lenten worship Wednesday evening at This will be the sixth in a series of Lenten meditations on the Suffering In Christs We bid you Our spring church cleaning will be leld on All la dies of the congregation are kindly asked to Now at the feast he released unto hem one whomsoever they And there was one named which lay botfiid with them that had made with who had committed murder in the in And the multitude crying aloud beganto do as he had ever done unto But Pilate answered Will ye that Irelease unto you the king of the Jews For he knew that the chirf priest had deliv ered him for But the chief priests moved the that he should rather release Barabbas unto And Pilate answered and said again unto What will ye then that I shall do unto him whom ye call the king of the And they cried out Crucify Him Then Pilate said unto what evil hath be done And they cried out the more Crucify Him And so Pifate willingly to content the peo released Barabbas unto and delivered when he had scourged to be Mark OHATSWORTH Pastor Sunday school at Divine worship service at 2 The Ladies Aid will meet in the church parlors March with Walter Klemme as We welcome you to worship with PLEASANT HILL OHUROH Sunday school at Evening Gospel service at DONALD NOTES and of Sioux spent Sunday here with their METHODIST OHUROH NOTES Come in this is your fathers Do not stay You need the church and the church needs The Way side the Good will be the theme for next Sunday morn ings at 11 Sunday school at 10 The Youth Fellowship will meet at the Kerr home at 3 30 We believe that happiness is a Cultivate ALBERT FIRE DESTROYS FARM RESIDENCE And Alfred Netley Lose House And Contents Saturday Night The farm residence of and Alfred just west of on Primary was totally destroyed by with all its between ll80wand 12 oclock Saturday The Akrbn fire department responded to a call and made a fast run to the but the blaze was too far along to be coped with arid the firemen di reotud of its to the protection and at hqnie at f It is un derstpad they carried no insurance on the anfi the loss was a heavy one for The origin of the fire was not but may possibly have from defective 01eptric Linnan and of were week end visitors in the home of her Joe Georgfe of who is visiting went to Sioux City for a week end visit with her George Misses Maxine Potter and Virginia local were out of town visitors over the week the former at her home in Storm Lake and the latter in Des of Webster came Saturday for a visit of several days in the home of her son inlaw and and Milton Talsma and McCarthy were visitors in Sioux After several days of cjuite chilly Monday quite spring but Tuesday night about three inches of very wet snow bringing a lot of most welcome Much of the snow melted and to days sunshine will finish Sergeant Uteseh left Friday from Sioux City for Air Base Mountain where he is link Uteseh returned to her schrfol work at Beresf after a few days vacation in the home of her and Ap southwest of and Eldon east of have the sympathy of many friends in the loss of their infant John aged two at the Akron Funeral ser vices were held Wednesday afternoon in the Adaville Foster Interment was in the church Bernard arrived the of the week from the Station at Camp to spend a furlough with friends here and with relatives at where his wife and are staying with her Seaman who recent ly completed his boot training at formerly operated the Ak ron and Arkin motored to Omaha last Thursday and met their 2nd Lynn who gradu ated last week from Officers Candi date Camp and received a commission as second lieu tenant in the Medical Administrative Arkins many friends offer songratulatipns on his While spending his furlough here with home he will also go to Iowa Cjtyy where he was formerly student ftt the University of for a visit with At the end of his fur lough will go to RED CROSS DRIVE HERE GOES OVER IN A BIG WAY Akrons Quota Of Is Exceeded By More Than The Red Cross War Fund Drive re cently completed in Akron was a great thanks to tlje efforts of the committees in The quota of was exceeded by School Order of Savings National Thorson Drug Greenleaf Drug Norka Akron Feed Silverberg Moir Im plement Akron Creamery Montagne Recreation Par lor Dirks Hardware Farmers Co Dalton Seed Gasman Motor Adams Implement Akron Oil Clare Kellys Nelson Mildred Arta and Arthur Ole Silke Ernest Arnold Henry Claeys Produce Melvin Clara Michael Henry John and Albertine Mon Bert Von Bonita Marga ret Frank Hiway Ser vice Ray TipTop Elite Art Water Pantry Arthur Weidenfeller Mar Gamble Milton Chester Law rence and TALKIE CHATTER Norka Theatre Feature For The Coming Week Patrons of the Norka Theater will be regaled the week with a talking picture program consisting of a Tarzan action a hilarious comedy and a romantic wartime melo all of which should provide en tertainment to suit every The attraction for Friday and Sat urday March 24 and is of the exciting and suspenseful cir cus in Tarzans Desert Mys starring John Weissmuller and Nancy with an able cast assist It rates well with the preceding films of the Tarzan The injec tion of a battle between prehistoric monsters and a spider the size of an while totally nev will heighten the suspense fans who enjoy The story is made timely by the inclusion of en emy as is as full of fun and talent as any animal could ever hope to The as will have a jungle field for there is mys tery and excitement to keep em glued or bouncing in their For tl adults who go for action entertain ment without being too conceme about the logic of what they find get it On Sunday and Monday evening Marcli 26 and there Wha a with Rosalind Russel Brian Aherne and Willard Parker i the leading This is a hilariou comedy about an efficient business wo man Rosalind Russell who has neve been in Her job building up a author Willard Parker as a scree star brings a mess of chief o which is the unwelcome attachment o the somewhat nnieveprofessor for he as the wise edito of Knickerbocker slowl works his way into her a though she is slow to realize ao mit she finally Sarah Low ell and Elva Ivan Clair Arvel Howard Ralph Frank Maxine Harold and Anna and Dick and Victor and Leo Caroline John Von Utile Dulce Luvern Wal ter Eastern American Le gion Womens Society of Christian Clifton Jen Polly Baptist Ladies Father Holland and Charles Freida Lena Lutheran Ladies Margaret Clara Sunshine Robert Immanuel Ladies and August Elizabeth McCor Elmer Leo Hattie Paul and Axel and T and Frank and and and Hilda Waldo Fred and Harry Idelline and Peter Eric Wed Clifford Charles and Enock John Earl Girls Christian Workers Book and Thimble and Chester Ever ett Clarence Orville Muriel Ray Freda Lucille Ed mund Olive Anna Lloyd Lester Mary Ben Smi Clara Mae Richard Cluett Duane Harold Vern on Ruth Besse Clara James Rose Bennett and Christina Continued on lut page fundamental story idea is ol enough but there is spinethin more in the picture than just comedy situations arid crackling Th character played by Rosalind Russel reer women in real and her do velopment from brusqueness to melt ing femininity is worth gooc job all Appearing on the Norka screen Wednesday March will be Two Tickets to starring Michele ably abetted by Alan Aubrey Barry Fitz Tarquin Olivier and other ca pable film Flavored witl but restrained this romantic melodrama offers solid am satisfying After cir cumstances incriminate an American first mate on a British merchant ship in the signaling of German Uboats he is forced to flee from people who saved him and are bringing him to in order to prove his inno With the help of a young ladj whom he saves from a train wreekec by a German air he manages to pin the attack on the fltiiiNiiiiHiiiniiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiitfliiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiitiiiinniiin LOCAL NEWS NOTES Margaret Hartman visited her and family at Canton Tuesday and and Earl of Sioux were week end guests of theii and Eric Miss Nettie Wilcox returned to the home of her Satur from a visit with relatives at Donald Ross went to Chicago last Friday for a few days visit with his a music stu dent and also with the Forrest Akers family Kenneth Sailor arrived Mon day from Little to stay with her Pearl as lier Kenneth who was in training at Camp Robin son has left for overseas ser The county 4H basketball tourna ment will be held at Satur day March The pairings are as follows Hinton at Westfleld at Remsen at Merrill at which drew a will play one of the winners at The Akron High school baseball team figuratively champ ing at the to get in some practice for the spring playing season as soon as anything like decent weather per They have two games with the Ireton High team schedulec fpr early play and Coaches DySard and Mc Cord are arrange games with several other high school teams in this Several of last years best pelformers on the Akron High team were lost by but new ma terial is being developed and a well balanced team in LOCAL YOUNG MEN ARE PROMOTED IN ARMED SERVICES Three Become Second Two In Air One In Medical The RegisterTribune is in receipt of the following communication1 from he Medical Replacement Center at 3amp under date of March 15 Among those who today received commissions at Second Lieutenants in he Medical Administrative Corps at the Camp Barkeley Candidate School graduation is Lynn Alvin son of and Julius Ar of He is a gradu ate qf Akron High school and of Iowa State This ceremony marked the comple ion of four months of training for the graduates of Class Weeklong periods in the field give the men thor ough experience in the techniques of field medical evacuation of and an opportunity to practice class room strategy and tactics in the In the field training the candidates are given exercises which they must solve on their own designed to build selfconfidence in their ability to lead men in operations during com Academic training includes the subjects of medical first chemical training and logis FIRST OHUROH OP CHRIST I was glad when they said unto Let us go into the house of the This Lenten period reminds whoever we ore and wherever we may to remember the Christ of Cal vary to make a fresh discovery and appraisal of His and to weigh our own devotion to the chal lenge He makes to every honest think ing Today our country calls for the best we have to Yon cant offer your Roy manding General of the Officer Train ing School and the Medical Replace ment delivered the graduation while August Assistant presided at the Willard School Execu iive delivered the oath of of ice to the new Army Air Forces Central Flying Training Com Randolph comes he following special communication to the RegisterTribune under date of March 13 A force of more than one thousand msky young larable in numbers to the huge bomb ng fleets which have virtually obliter ated combat pilots to day in eleven simultaneous AEF Training Command advanced flying school graduation Men every American state re ceived pilots wings in the record breaking Central Flying Training ommand and con ributing to the led all with 207 graduates unong the new was fourth in he Indiana was fifth with Chicago led all American ities with 62 Other out itanding midwestern cities In iianapolis with Minneapolis with Kansas City wifch and vith There were 125 pilots from 114 from 109 from 92 from and 92 rom The record graduation ceremonies were held today for fighter pilots at Sagle at Aloe and Foster Fields n and at Moore Field at all in Bomber pilots vere graduated at Frederick and Al us in at the Texas army ir fields at Lubbock and at Cllington Field of Brooks t San Antonio and Blackland at Among the new pilots are seventeen rom northwest the towns rep esented being Sioux Emmets Sergeant best unless you renew your own spir itual vitality through regular attend ance at religious At the church next Bible school convenes at 10 Wor ship is at 11 oclock Stum bling Immediately after the service a bas ket dinner will be served in the base ment of the Bring your lunch and share it with the rest of BIO SPRINGS BAPTIST OHUROH March Prayer Morn ing worship sermon Trial of Jesus the choir will Sunday school Eve ning in charge of the young who will present a short Mis sionary Following the at there will be a with the young folks of the Alcester nnd Dalesburg Baptist churches in March The Sunday school staff March Midweek Study James 5 be fore you You will always find a warm wel come in the white church on the MMANUEL OHUROH Sunday school at 10 m Services Sunday at of Sioux vice will Confirmation class will meet after the afternoon fliBMiiinniiffliiiiiniiiiiiiiiiniiniiminti NEWS iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiniiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiinitfltiimiiii Shawhan and little of Lake came Tuesday to visit James returned Sunday to after a visit with her and RURAL TEACHERS TO HAVE MEETING IN IE MARS SATURDAY Forenoon And Afternoon Sessions To Be Conducted By State Instructors All Plymouth county rural teach ers have been requested to attend a teachers meeting to be held in the Le Marg High school assembly room on March The program for the day is as follows New Element ary Handbook in Miss Marjorie Iowa State Teach ers Cedar Min iature Film Program and Social Miss Mae Ad visory District Health Sioux New Element ary Handbook Miss Marjorie Man in charge of Plymouth County Rural Iowa State Teachers Association the School Miss Christine County Superintendent of Normal Training students and any others interested in teaching are cor dially invited to attend the MISSIONARY PROGRAM BY UNION GREEK JUNIORS The subject of the following Mis sionary which will be pre sented by the Juniors at the Union Creek Lutheran church next Sunday morning at 10 will be India Scripture Reading and Claude who is taking the ASTP training at the University of North came for a week end visit in the home of his pa and Elya Youngstrom visited lost week with and Fred Veenker at Veenker was formerly Miss Bertha Hunter and she taught in the local schools several years The name of Joe with a contribution of should have been included in the Hoyt distript re port in the Sioux Valley Red Cross War Fund Drive list published last week in this Loren Burris left Tuesday for Tem where he was treated in an Army Hospital for a back injury received in Army service in New after his return to this coun try several weeks After a brief stay at he plans to go to Cali fornia to take Leverno who has been in training in the Army Air Arlo Scripture Offering and BORN A son to and northwest of at Vermillion Hos March A to and Eldon Bry east of at Akron March A to and Harry Giff southeast of March A to and Floyd of at Akron A to and Earl south of at Josephs Sioux March A to and Vernon west of Akron Hos March A to and of March BAPTIST CHURCH NOTES March at Unified Service of followed by the Sunday school March at the Baptist Ladies Association meets in the primary Kennell and Winquist are Corps at and gradual1 Thursday prayer and Bible Alton and Akron was represented in the grad ating class by Leverne f Pampa son of nd Emil who live west f here in Union The LeMars representatives were sted as Elvit of Altus Oklahoma Harley f Moore and LaVcrne of Lubbock v In a communication dated March to the RegisterTribune from le Public Relations AAF pi t School Advanced Pe os Army Air the ollowing information is given re arding a former Akron young man Eldon Leroy son of ose 4556 Thirtythird San received his Iver wings when he graduated s a Second Lieutenant from the Pe s Texas AAF Advanced TwoEn ne Pilot it was announced f Orin commanding Continued on last page od as a bomber pilot Marcli receiv ing fa commission as second came last week to spend about a ten day furlough with his and Emil west of and among other relatives and His many friends extend congratula tions upon his and Orin Harris enter tained a family party at their home Thursday evening in honor of Second and Gail Those present were Mary Ann Cecil and Virgil Harris and Margaret and Ray and Harris and Joyce and and Wesley McCorkell and and James of Sioux and James of Hawar At ameeting one evening lastweek of a number of people interested in it was decided to put an Ak ron town team in the field again the coming The players will be comprised mainly of the men who gave the town such an excellent team last winning fifteen out of nine teen games Coaeh Clyde Dy of the local High will act as business manager again and Emery Tucker will be playing DySard has already began to get lines out for early season games and local fans can look forward to some inter esting contests as soon as favorable baseball weather study at the Annual meeting of the church Sun April at OLEN and Earl Westadt were visitors in Sioux CONDUCT SCHOOL District Instructor To Give Instructions Here March 29 Vesper will hold its annual School of Instruc tion on March at under the direction of Mildred district instruct or and associate grand conductress of the Eastern Star of Members of the will be welcome to at tend the The past matrons will serve a 12 oclock luncheon in the Temple for past past their hus bands and wives and officers of Ves per The initiatory work will be exempli fied in the of visited relative and friends here ;