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Akron Register Tribune (Newspaper) - March 30, 1944, Akron, Iowa VOLUME 57 MARCH 1944 NUMBER 34 AKRON SOLDIER ARRIVES HOME FROM ITALIAN WAR FRONT Leonard Dirks Has Seen Hard Service With American Rangers and Henry Dirks receivet a most joyous surprise Saturday morning when advised by phone thai their eldest Captain Leonard Dirks had arrived in Sioux City fron the battle front in southern Italy anc yas enroute home a 20day fur Serving with the American an organization similar to the fierce British Capt Dirks has participated in some of the hardest fighting against the Nazis in North Africa and in being wounded in one action in the latter area a few months but was able to resume active Dirks is the first Akron soldier to obtain a furlough tocome home from the Euro pean war and he looks hale and hearty his strenuous and thrill ing experiences of the past couple of As stated in these columns a few weeks Dirks was employed at the state house in Des Moines be fore entering army service and was first stationed at Camp taking he was commissioned a second lieutenant and vrent to England with an early Amer ican There he joined and trained with the American with whom he has participated in five major amphibious landings in the Eu ropean He first took part in the thrust at then followed in succession in North Island of Salerno and Anzio in southern the being a surprise landing behind the German main defense line on Italys west only about thirty miles from beachhead the Al lies still Dirks saw some BAPTIST CHURCH NOTES April Uni fied Service of followed by he Sunday school 3otluck dinner in the Primary ollowed by the annual business meet ng at All members and Mends are urged to Wednesday April at i Community Easter at New April at lommunion April at Un on in the Baptist OLEN niiiiiiniuiiiiniimiiiiiinniniireiiiiiiiiiiiiiniii LOCAL NEWS NOTES that sectorj the losses of the organiz ation being very Dirks relatives and friends are mighty glad to have hime come home again safe and and enjoy hearing from him the relating of as many of his experiences as he is per mitted to BIDS WILL BE RECEIVED FOR MAIL MESSENGER POSITION Postmaster Kennedy will re ceive sealed bids for position of mail messenger between the postofflce and the Milwaukee railroad depot up to and including April Applicants mustbe 16 years of age or This action has become necessary because Zetterquist was forced to resign the position on ac count of ill EMMANUEL CHURCH Sunday school at 10 m Preaching service at 11 by Roger of Confirmation class will meet at Ladies Aidwill meet in the church parlors April General All members please come and assist in cleaning the PRESENT EASTER CANTATA NEXT WEDNESDAL NIGHT splendid Easter Ho by Roy E will be pre sented by a union choir from the Bap English Lutheran and Methodist churches in the New Audi torium next Wednesday April at under the direction Miss with Miss Carlson as A attendance is anticipated at this fine musical WINTER LINGERS IN SPRINGS LAP s u Raw Winds And Snow Flurries Make Week Most Disagreeable One This section has been afflicted with Borne of the most uncomfortable and disagreeable weather of the winter ifiprjng season this About three Jnches of snow fell Sunday afternoon and bringing moist jgre It turned rather piee thawing off of the turned colder Tuesday and there were heavy squallsof by a during afternoon and The skies have cleared today Thursday and there is hope that more days are near at Spring farm work will late METHODIST CHURCH NOTES The will hold their meet ing next April at th church social John son and Fay Port entertaining The Womens Society will hold bake arid food sale at the Weidenfel ler store on Next Sunday is Palm Sunday and will be properly observed at our morn ing worship We will have some beautiful church programs which you can have as We are convinced that a dividet church in a divided world has little moral In the face of the demands of the new we urge that you come oJ the You have nothing to lose except dividing Stanley No trouble is ever soluble in alco Lend God an hour Go to church You will be well When we stay away church services we really vote to have the church Many people who do stay away have never thought of it in that way or they would go to church more God is your He wants you to meet Him at church next Sunday and every ALBERT LIQUOR STORE ROBBERS RECEIVE LONG TERMS IN PEN Copenhaver And Faust Get 36Year Jolts For Additional Crime Jobs Darrell and Jack recaptured Onuwa jail already under 10year tentiary sentences for robbing the Iowa liquor store Akron of 28 cases of whiskey last each was sentenced to an additional 26 years in the Fort Madison prison Saturday when they pleaded guilty to four char ges in district courts at Sioux City and The new sentences wil follow the 10year sentence imposed on each at Onawa by Judge Miles W STewby before the jailbreak in Febru Sentenc6s of five year on charges of malicious destruction of public prop erty and a oneyear term on charges of both at were pvcn the two Saturday afternoon by Judge Ralph Crary in the Monona iounty district Earlier Faust and Copen iaver pleaded guilty to two charges of breaking and entering in Woodbury county and were sentenced by Judge Jalph Prichard in district court here to 10 years on each Sen tences both courts amount to a to tal of 36 to be served in suc The two were returned Sat urday afternoon to the Woodbury county Sentences imposed on the two in he Woodbury court were as Fudge Prichard sentenced each pris oner separately to 10 years impris onment at Fort Madison on the charge of and entering a store at and Pierce streets in Sioux he sentences commence at the ex iration of the 10year sentence which ras imposed on them for a similar of lehse in Monona county on February Sioux City last Friday Alfred Skogman and northwest of visited relatives in Sioux City over Eunice Burket has taken the position as clerk in the localration ng office which has been held by ack Harry Perlet returned Friday 6 Lake after a visit with her Edmund nd George Murray left Tuesday or her home in after several weeks visit with relatives nd friends Raymond Lemcke arrived last Piiday from Salt Lake to oin her here n in a visit with relatives nd Brown left Monday for a everal weeks visit with her daugh Jack and ear and with a sis er in Port Gene arrived last reek from the Naval Training tation at to spend a urlough in the home of his and Lester south of Claude son of and who has been tak ng the training at the Uni ersity of North has een transferred to Camp ear Mount Hope will meet Fri April The committee in charge f program and refreshments will be Frank Schoen Henry Henry teinert and Will Newell Williams returned Friday vening from a visit of about seven months Wil ams and family at and with relatives in le reports a pleasant sojourn in the Hartman came yesterday rom where she has een with her of the 767th cho hasbeen transferred to Camp She will visit her pa and outheast of and other relatives nd Akers and ift Friday morning for join their husband and in making a home Akefs is epot agent for the Great Northern ailroad at which is near Wa Their many friends wish lem happiness in their new Mm Vern Swift and John tfilbrodt visited in Hawarden last Frj ay with Nettie Mann and A sentence of 10 years also was im osed on each man the charge of ireaking and entering the Gar ey home in Sioux December This 10year sentence is to be gin at the expiration of the one given lor the 16th and Faust and while being leld in the Monona county jail f ollow ng their first escaped from he and while at large led officers L lengthy chase before they were re taptured inSioux City and placed in he Woodbury jail about ten days hey alsomade an aborted attempt at a break Woodbury jail be ore Madison to egiri serving the long terms Sheriff Frank of LeMars Sheriff Edwin of Sioux and Sheriff of ook the two desperate characters leavily to Fort CATHOLIC CHURCH SERVICES Akron April Blessing and Distribu tion of Holy Holy Holy Week Stations of the Blessing of Easter Baptismal Easter High Confessions will Good Friday after Evening Devo Holy until Westfleld Distribution of Holy Mass at Stations of the Confessions will be heard BIG SPRINGS BAPTIST CHURCH April 2 rayer Morning note the change in remember your offering for The The sermon topic will The Triumphant Entry of he choir will At the close of lie service the Lords Supper will be Sunday school 8 Evening The oung people will present the Mis ionary play they were unable to give ast Sunday April The bstponed Staff meeting will be eld at this April Mid in three You wilt always find a warm wel in the white ehureh on the TALKIE CHATTER Norka Theatre Features For The Coming Week The program of talking picture en tertainment to be presented at the Norka Theater the coming week will consist of a thrilling Rbgers western a Sinatra musical and a Cregar hor ror On Friday and Saturday March 31 and April comes a hum dinger Man from Music that will excite and thrill all action and outdoor Some one has been stirring up an old feud between the sheep and cattle The president of the Cattlemens As sociation tries to throw the blame on a young girl who has inherited a sheep ranch from her parents but when the countys famous singing cowboy Roy Rogers comes to he uncovers a plot that puts the culprit in jail where tie belongs and makes peace for every one Endowed with good direc a very fast pace and some catchy numbers by Roy Bob Nolan and the Sons of the this western as one of the very best in the Rogers The attraction for Sunday and Monday April and will be Higher and to ihe moviegoing public Frank Sinatra in a frothy with plenty of good and it presents him n a such a way as to win him new In the plot of the the ser vants of a oncerich who have not been paid for form a cor ooration to glamorize the kitchen slavey and get her a rich The man they select turns out to be a so when they accidentally find i hidden Tavern in the basement of he they decide to turn it a paying proposition and let the roung slavey marry the man she Prominent in the casjt are Michele steals the picture with ler interpretation of a scullery maid Jack Leon Marcy McGuire and Doolcy There are many good Sinatra sing ng most of the ones hes become fa mous and each member of the east s given an opportunity to pitch in a ew Marcy McGuire and Mel lave the jitterbugs cutting a nig in he Those who have a yen for horror natures can have their fill Wednesday April at the when The Lodger will be in which The Ripper has all London ter rified with a series of Lon don dark costumes of the 90 and Laird Cregar looking more maniacal every minute make up a hor ror picture that not on gro esque but on suspense that frows in terror as the film he element of whodonit sompletely for the audience s allowed to feel sure of The Rippers dentity by the time the story is half As a the story is logic lally with the audience let n for pure without the rimmings of Miss Oberon loes a nice job as the girl and looks ery and Sanders is his immacu ate of has the and he gives it a feeling f insanity that builds the There are also number of ine secondary with exceptional work by Sara SirCedrick Queenie a tunning scene by Doris Lloyd that makes your hair stand on iinHiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiniiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiimiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiniiiii LOCAL NEWS NOTES mniiiiifittiniiniiiiitiiintiiiiiiiii Dalton was a visitor in ibux City Gilbert AUard left Tuesday to ac ompany a contingent from to an army induction The Eastern Star school of instruc ion at the Masonic Temple yesterday vas well attended and proved most in eresting to all Edna of vho is employed in a defense plant came Sunday for a brief isit with friends and to look after er property interests Bartley son of and lay south of who has ieen school superintendent at Schal the past few has ae epted a similar position with the Ode school the coming and Johnson re eived the glad tidings Saturday that hey had become grandparents that a son having been born to nd Matkin of Matkin was formerly Miss Llbertti Captain former Ak on who is serving in the Den al division of the 351st Group nd has been stationed ut Camp Liv for the past two ears and nine has recently ieen transferred to Fort Okla His wife and little daughter re with ANOTHER FEDERAL INCOME TAX REPORT IS DUE APRIL 15 Many Taxpayers Will Be Required To File An Estimate Of 1944 Income collector of In ternal Revenue for the District oi calls attention to the fact thai on or before April 15 approximately onethird of the taxpayers are re quired to file a declaration of esti mated income and victory tax for Onefourth of the estiraatec tax must be paid at the same time thai the declaration is filed and the re mainder is due in equal quarterly in The taxpayer is to make the best es iimate he possibly can and if his tax increases or decreases because of a change in income or family he can file an declaration on or before June September 15 or De cember He is not subject to a pen alty unless he underestimates the tax by more than 20 or in case of 33 13 The purpose of the declaration is to make all tax payers substantially current with their tax These two classes of persons must file All citizens and residents who expect to have during 1944 in come from wages subject to withhold ing of more than if single or more than individually or to gether if income in come individually or together of or more from sources other than wages subject to and a total in come of or more for a single per more than for a married per or more for a married cou ple living The Collector of Internal Revenue mailing approximately forms to all who filed estimates in September or December of last but many people who are required to ralli not receive and should write the Collector of Internal Rev enue to secure Failure to re ceive the form does not relieve the person of the Declar ations should be mailed and the pay ments made to the Collector of Inter nal Des Any one desiring additional information should address the Collector or any deputy for the fRINITY LUTHERAN CHURCH Pastor Sunday school and Bible class at 10 Divine worship 11 Good service will begin al It was Passover time in there was a host of pilgrims in the Wherever they were congregat in the homes of friends or in the market there seemed to be the same topic of It was this who had raised Lazarus from the dead and whom the Sanhed rin was plotting to Would He dare or would He fail to ob serve the Jewish festival because of he personal danger Then came the Pilgrims who had gone to Beth any to see Lazarus and Jesus returned with the word that Jesus was on his way to Joy surged through rhe hearts of the Surely this Jesus was the promised ihey and He was coming to Jerusalem to become their A lost went out to meet Him and to es cort the royal procession into the losanna they haling Him with ibrant This is the story of Palm Let us meet Him in His Holy Vord and Sacrament on this Palm Our services will begin at and Holy Communion will be bserved in the We welcome you to worship with CHATSWORTH Pastor Sunday school at Divine worship with Holy Commun on at 8 00 Good Friday service at Trinity at We welcome you to worship with LEASANT CHURCH Sunday school at Evening Gospel service at Vannice will be here for uarterly conference Sunday DONALD LOCAL NEWS NOTES DiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiuiiiiiuuiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiHiiiiiiiiimiiiniiiiniiii Orin Harris and FIRST CHURCHOP CHRIST The anonymous bit of verse below is packed full of a message for each person who is really in earnest about living a Christian life Never more than now has there been need Eor fighting courage in getting the message of Christ into the hearts of men and women Give us a watchword for the hour A thrilling word of power A a flaming breath That calls to conquest or to A word to rouse the church from To heed her Masters high The call is given Ye Our watchword is evangelize The glad evangel now Through all the in Jesus This word is ringing through the Evangelize Evangelize To dying a fallen tfake known the gift of gospel grace The world that now in darkness Evangelize Evangelize Regular services will be held at the church next Bible school is at 10 o Worship at 11 o Sermon Family Faces of On April the ladies of the congregation are kindly asked o help with the spring church clean Lets be on hand shortly after noon in order to complete the TWO LOCAL RESIDENCES CHANGE OWNERSHIP Two valuable residence properties lave changed hands here during the sast has bought the Burnight one block south of the and will soon occupy the same with his and Burnight will occupy a suite f rooms over the First National Bess of LeMars is report ed to have bought the former Surill residence and plans to remodel t into smaller QNION CREEK CHURCH Sunday School at Divine services at Communion services and baptismal services Palm April LESLIE BORN A to and Arthur of March ors in Sioux Lewison and were Sioux City visitors Sat Ted Swenson and of Long camo Tuesday to visit er Ted and northwest of Henry Busch returned to his home orthwest of from a wo weeks visit with his olm at Council Operations at the Akron Hospital uringthe week Lloyd La appendectomy Bryan surgical Henry Lud Fred Beckman came from ioux City last Thursday evening and s assisting her ie and Beatrice Soren on in the TipTop Several local men will leave tomor ow Friday Sunday for indue on centers to be assigned to service n the army and navy under the draft or the month of The Methodist will hold bake and food sale at the Weiden eller Market on Saturday afternoon nd evening of this Your pa will be Warner returned last eek after having spent the winter lonths with her Veta POSTAL RATES ARE INCREASED IN SEVERAL CLASSES Raise Became Effective March Money Orders Most Noticeable Under thenew revenue act passed by congress on February there be came effective March 26 several in reases in postal Local first delivered by rural or other carriers will require jostiige of three centc instead of two cents as The rate for strictly local mail called for at post offices not having city carriers remains it one cent Air mail rates are increased from ix to eight cents per ounce or froc ion The rate for air mail ad Iressed to persons serving in the arm id forces remains at six cents per half Parcel post packages will require at east one cent more The in irease is to be one cent per parcel or I percent over the previous whichever is Insured and COD fees are doubled inder the new Money order rates are increased as ollows One cent to increased rom 6 to 10 cents to in reased from 8 to 14 cents to increased from 11 to 19 cents to increased from 13 to 22 cents to increased from 15 to 25 cents to increased from 18 to 30 cents to increased from 20 to 34 cents to increased from 22 to 37 Fees for registered mail are increas ed 33 13 Small increases have also been made in postage on catalogues and printed MORE CONTRIBUTIONS IN RED CROSS WAR FUND DRIVE Olive Arch Joe Lee Con Hum Ned Mabel John Charles and John Wm Miss Guy Perry Myrtle Fred Hum Virgil William Mc Martin Jonas Roy George Hum Besse Fred Total In the list of Akron contributors to the Red Cross War Fund Drive as published in these columns last the names of Sophia Buehre as a contributor and Clayton as a contributor were omitted by the The name of Kerr as a contributor should have appeared instead of that of New contributors to the fund G Adams and her Howard here on a visit visited their Wittig and Miss Lois in Sioux the latter part E last Dwight Lewisfof the Gamble ft Saturday for his former and went from there Des Moines for into Vrmy Lewis accompan d him to Sioux Will of a visitor last week in thehomes f her nd her cott joined his wife here in a visit ith relatives Rex who has been at with her husband nring his training as a pilot in the Air Corps arrived Satur ay for an extended stay with her pa and Aviator Wilde has left for overseas and Dirks and of visited rela friends and former neighbors ere the first of the Dirks ecently returned from San where he has been employed in 10 shipyards for some Their Idest is in training in le Naval Aviation Corps at Ne the list was published are Loyd Otto LEGION AND AUXILIARY NOTES The regular meeting of the Ameri can Legion Auxiliary will be held at the home of Otto Tuesr day April with Ruth Wilier and Ruth Mitchell host All members please be ELECTION MONDAY WAS VERY QUIET Town Officers For Next Two Years Named Without Opposition Mondays municipal election proved the very tame affair it was expect ed to only 51 votes being The and couucilmen Calvin Fred Dirks Walter Larsen and Floyd will begin their duties at the meeting next after the old years business is cleaned Other officers also without opposi tion were treasurer and park Raymond Barinsky was a vis itor in Sioux ;