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Akron Register Tribune (Newspaper) - May 11, 1944, Akron, Iowa VOLUME 57 MAY 1944 NUMBER 40 FATHER AND SON ARE DROWNED IN BIG SIOUX RIVER Bowboat Is Overturned Saturday Of Vance Hunter Found Vance prominent farm er of SiouX and his 12year old William figured in a double tragedy in th Big a short distance from their home early Saturday At about 6 oclock Hunter ant son went to a point where Rook creek empties into the Sioux and got into their row boat and were supposed to have been trying to pull up a trap net they had located in the as the stream was rapidly rising from the frequent Evidently the boat was accidentally overturned and botl of them were thrown into the deep When they did not return to the house at a given Hunt er B wife went to the river to look for As they were nowhere in sight she became alarmed and notified Hunters Dale anc and they began a search but Without LeMars and City officials were notified and they took charge of the search Sun day Several people went down from to join in the Vance Hunters body was re covered from the water at about 1 Sunday at a point 300 or 400 feet downstream from the mouth of Rock The boys body had not been recovered up to this Thursday but watch is being kept constantly along the swollen The empty rowboat was found later in the river near North Sioux Vance Hunter was born in Sioux Plymouth July and had lived there all his engaging their place being on Primary Surviving him fare his a resident there more than seventy and four Miss Nettie of Sioux town ship Mrsi of Sioux City Hazel of Minne and Blanche of Funeral services for Hunter and a memorial service for his son were held Tuesday afternoon at the NelsonBorger chapel in Sioux Hunters burial was in Logan Park cemetery ADAVILLE CHURCH Sunday school at Preaching services at 11 Spec ial message for Mothers The Marks of Proverbs Special musical number by Margaret Christian Preaching A WARD TO CLASS IN BOOKKEEPING Betty Senior Also Receives Gash Prize Contest The Bookkeeping class of Akron High school has beenawardedHon orable Mention in a nationwide book keeping contest conducted by the Business Education World Helen instructor of the was notified yesterday by the pub the Gregg Publishing Com of New York An im pressive Superior Achievement Cer issued by the Business Edu cation be added to the trophy of the Akron students competed with more students in schools throughjput tho United Can and Puerto Rico in solv ing a difficult contest The award was made on the basis of the percentage of the class membership that tciok as well as on consis tent excellence of the solutions sub contest authorities fhat the work of the entire class Avas of superior Dual ity Betty Onnen Is An Individual Stu Dinner Betty OnnsriV student in the AJbon has been awardeia POSH prize for her entry in the annual Bookkeeping con test oJE the Business Education busing Jjeaeljors magazine pnb lished iriNew Of the more than students who solved the Betty was one of 113 received a cash TRINITY LUTHERAN CHURCH Pastor Sunday school and Bible class a LO Divine worship 11 Mothers Day will be the sub ject for our Sunday Confirmation instructions every Sat urday from to Ascension Day service on Thursda May beginning at Examination of the members o this years Confirmation class wil take place Friday May 26 In connection with this will dedicate a service flag in honor of the boys in the armed forces o ous Confirmation on May The offering for Lutheran Work Action which was received in our ser vice last Sunday amounted to Well members of Trinity Lu heran This added to the received during the lenten sea gives us a total of IJ he other Lutheran churches do as well as1 Lutheran World Ac ion will be a It is God who worketh in us both to will and to do of His good For the past years the Mission Cir cle has received an offering for India Womens Work on Mothers Day An offering plate will be placed in he vestibule of the church for your iffering We welcome you to worship with us OHATSWORTH Pastor Sunday school at Divine worship p The offering for Lutheran World Action which was received Sunday imuunted to Well mem ers of Sunday an offering will be received or India Womens An offer ng plate will be placed in the vesti ueof the church for your We welcome you to worship with Illllllllllllllllllllllllllinillllllllillllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllll LOCAL NEWS NOTES iniiiilpiiiiiijiiinunpHi Regular meeting of Freedom Monday May Second degree Akin has located his yet rinary office in the Rhodes ast of the First National Miss Dorothy of Sioux ity visited her Axel John and and other elatives and friends here over the cek Elmer of who saw active service with the nd Marine in Sic South Pacific has been a uest this week in the Evait Harris northeast of John from Buckley is a furlough ere with relatives and On unday a pleasant family gathering as held in his honor at the home of is brother and and The Palermo Four will be at Pleas ut Hill church Tuesday eve May at 8 bringing a rpgrain of music and spiritual inspir The Palermo Four are on lars Fellowship Hour from WNAX nd may be heard there every are invited to Anderson left Monday or a several days visit with rela ves in Sioux City and The regraveling of Primary 12 be ween here and the Woodbury county ne was begun the first of this ohn Hymans of ave the contract for the The Akron town baseball team has een able to get in a bit of practice etween showers the past couple of eeks and will play its first game of ie season here next Sunday at weather with the ast Sioux City Army Air Base team s its Most of Akrons last oars team will be in the A ew player on the Akron as been working out with the who has played with teams n Union county and is rated an ex ellent Come out and seethe ame Sunday and get a line on the Lowell Burrill received the ap ointment last week from the Iowa iquor effective May s clerk in the State Liquor After June Bunill will be ap ointed manager of the local to icceed Axel who handed in is resignation a few weeks ohn son plans to locate at Flood where his wife and have been for some time with er brotherinlaw and nd Eric He has roven an efficient manager of the ate and his numerous friends a this where he has re ded for many will regret to ave him COMMENCEMENT WEEK PLANS ARE NOW COMPLETED Baccalaureate Graduation Exercises Events Of Next Week CLASS OF 1944 Lowell Anderson Merlow Anderson Jules Bay Betty Boetger Audrey Bredall Bruce Brodio Elwin Conner Audrey Fry Don Greenwood Lois Heyl Lorraine Johnson Loraine Koplin Evelyn Koch Ted Lamoureux Cyril Larsen Arlene Milbrodt Lloyd Miller Joyce Neunaber JoAnn Nygard Betty Onnen Richard Philips Robert Frances Scott Rodney Siebens Betty Smith Jeanette Trometer Senior Class Play The activities preceding the close of the years work of the Akron pub ic schools got off to a good start on fuesday of this week with he presentation of the Senior class Every Family Has a in the New Audi There was a large attend ance and the members of the cast cer ainly did themselves proud in the nte rounds of applause from the Baccalaureate Services The annual Baccalaureate services will be held next Sunday May at in the New when the following pro will be presented Margie Carlson nvocation Olen Kennell Congregation cripture Howe Cherubim Song Carol of the Russian Children Mixed Chorus Baccalaureate Address Howe Let Me Always Maybelle Burrill the Day Is Congregation becessional Margie Carlson Audience remain standing as Seniors march out Commencement Exercises Coming as a climax to the years rork in Akron High school will be ie 1944 Commencement to e held in the New Auditorium next Imrsday May at at which time twentysix oung comprising the Class f will be awarded their di There are twelve boys and ourteen boys in the graduating class liis the number being much mailer than during the past several In 1943 a class of fortysix vas graduated from Akron High and n 1942 the largest class in the his ory of the The Commencement pro ram next Thursday evening will be s follows Miss Margie Carlson Howe alutatory Nygard This Is My Country Softly as the Morning Sunrise Glee Club cholarship and Efficiency Elwiu Conner Thomas Tweito of Mprningside College Childrens Pray Madrigal in May Girls Sextet resentation of Miss Helen Hieka Acting Superintendent resentation of Otto Larsen President Board of Education Ernst May marks the closing ay of the when pupils ill call at the school building for heir report Attorney of ras here on business TALKIE CHATTER Norka Theatre Features For The Coming Week The program of talking picture en tertainment at the Norka Theater for the coming week will consist of a a thrill drama and a stage On Friday and Saturday May 12 and will be offered another double Feature 1 will be a en Beautiful But star ring the inimitable Joan Davis in a veritable feast of jive for jitterbug with plenty of music and lots of pretty A business represent ative and her allgirl orchestra are put oft a train enroute to a They find an oldfashioned house to spend the night The next day they meet a couple of Army engineers who nterest them enough to make them want to stay They put on a big show to raise funds for a baby sta which turns out to be a great they all stay on as defense workerSj the engi neers taking care of the future of two of Feature 2 is Brook yn with William An interesting The Phan om of the conies to the Nor ca screen Sunday and Monday eve May 14 and It is a roduced on a lavish scale in techni Nelson in the leading is ably supported by Susanna j a new star in filmdom Claude Edgar Jane Hans Edw Fred Fritz Lei A violinist in the orchestra of the aris Opera for twenty years is dis He has fallen in love secret a young girl in the y with unknown to has been paying or her voeal His dismissal stops his funds and lie desperately ries to sell a piano concerto to a pub In an argument with the piib he hears his music being play id in an adjoining He kills the whose secretary throws a an of acid in his In he himself in the catacombs be neath the stealing food to ex hjg se iret The Phantom warns he opera that his pro ege must appar as the but when is warning is he murders he star his protege Af er the opera is closed and a manhunt the police arrange for the re pening of the with the Phan oins concerto to be played as a ruse trick him from his During lie performance he cuts the giant handeiier down upon the audience nd in the panic kidnaps the under taking her into the catacombs nd confessing his He hears his music being played and releases the irl to accompany the orchestra in is which attracts the olice his A shot fired in the nsuing tussle loosens the ageold ma which crushes the On the Norka bill for Wednesday May will be the My Best which Jane With Frank Jimmy ortunio Bonanova and Cleland ake the leading onniiiiiiiiiiniiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiinii LOCAL NEWS NOTES iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiuiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiraiiiiiiiiiiiu Regular meeting of Vesper Friday May Edith Jenkins came from City today to visit her lisses Anna and Oda Sheriff Frank Scholer and Deputy herifl Leo Hentges were over from teMars ou business last Donald Ross returned Sun ay from a few weeks visit with her and her orrest and family in Scott sustained a hip frac ure in a fall and was taken to the Sa red Heart Monday or medical attention and who has been at the eteraus Kan during the past winter and returned Sunday and will as Rollo Baker again this and Behmer and went to Sioux to visit theirson and Donald of efore he left for service in the William who has been irving in the Quartermaster Corps San Luis came Tues ay to spend part of his furlough ith his Ivor Pol and other relatives and boyhood Cluett Chamberlain entertain d fourteen little folks Sunday after oon in honor of her Phyl s fourth After ome time was spent playing lovely dinner was lifton Pike and Arthur Claeys elped with thq PROMINENT FARMER SUMMONED AFTER EXTENDED ILLNESS Henry Kleihauer Had Lived Here Mdre Than Fortysix Years Henry a well knowi and highly esteemed fanner of Port land and u member of this community for more than fortysix passed away at his north east of Saturday Maj at the age of 78 f months and 19 He became il ast January and was taken to the Akron His life was de spaired of for a but he respond ed to and after five or six weeks was permitted to return to his At times his condition was en but on Wednesday of last veek the old ailment returned and he vas called to his eternal reward after sixteen weeks of Henry Tjarks eldest of three sons of and Marie Klei was born November at where he was baptized in tho Lutheran As a he enme to America with his parents and two brothers and settled at Whitesicle Illi where he grew to young man At the age of 14 lie was con firmed in the Lutheran On March he was united in holy wedlock with Bertha In 1897 Kleihauer and family came to Plymouth and located on a farm near They have re sided here ever During all these years Kleihauer has been a faithful and consistent member of Trinity Lutheran of this serving as secretary of the congrega tion foi thirteen and it was during this time that the present church edifice was Industrious and honest in all his Jae jjasa He enjbyed a long life of health aiid and in the community in which he had lived so many years he will be genuinely missed and mourned by a host of friends as well as by those near and dear to He is survived by his devoted Bertha four Paul Meske and at home Al fred of and of Akron also by 8 grand one Klei of and many other rel ativesv One preceded him in death in The sympathy of the community is extended the be reaved Funeral services were hold Tues day afternoon from the home and at Trinity Lutheran conducted by the and there was a large Phyllis Stryzewski and Arlene Mil brodt sang two Im But a Stranger Here and Saved By Pallbearers were August Henry Fred Hill Andy Stoner and John Interment was in Riv erside LEASANT HILL CHURCH Sunday school at Evening Gospel service at The Palermo Four will be at Pleas int Hill church Tuesday eve May at 8 o bringing a ffogram of music and spiritualinspir Tho Palermo Four are on Vlnrs Fellowship Hour from WNAX nd may be heard there every All are invited to DONALD MMANUEL CHURCH Sunday school at 10 m Preaching service at 11 by loger of Ladies Aid will meet on day in the church Host Clifford Johnson and Jdor BIG SPRINGS BAPTIST CHURCH May The voung people will sponsor moving pic tures of Reuben Holms Mission Field in Everyone is to An offering will be aken for May Pray er Morning wor This will be a Mothers Day with appropiiate songs and a nessage for the Every mother jresent will receive a gift as a re nembrance from the Sunday school evening service on account of the May Mid week in three May The Missionary Society Hostesses will be David Robert Johnson and Conrad You will always find a warm wel come in the white church on the and George and Stella of Rock and Adolph of Los Ange visited their Maude Van last ATTENTION SUGAR FOR CANNING Anyone wishing C a n ni n g Sugar may apply for it at Office at any but muat present 37 Stamp for each person for whom you ap Applications wrTPHs filled out all There no time METHODIST CHURCH NOTES God provides food for the littl but he does not place it in thei They have to scratch for Next Sunday is Mothers Day an will be appropriately observed at ou morning worship We expect to have a large del egution at Sioux City on tin al tending the School of Mis sions nt the First Methodist church It takes a life time to build agooc reputation it may be lost in a mo Each of us have minutes to spend every How will you in est them Selected If wo really want a New World hen we ought to be the kind of per sons out of which it can be Your pastor will preach the Sermon for the Akron High schoo ss of 1944 next Sunday evening al t oclock at the New The AVomens Society fire holding heir May Tea next Wednesday af May at the church par ty All the women of the eommun are ALBERT mimiiiiiiiniiiniiiiiiniiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiinniiiiiiiiiiiiiiii LOCAL NEWS NOTES Henry Eichacker and Ben Jartman week end visitor iioux First baseball game of the season nAkron May 00 Akron Sioux City Army Base Ernest Lucken and child Jack and left Saturday to isit relatives and friends at her f6r ler Vurn Swift left Saturday for called by the se ious illness of her Emil who suffered a heart and Lloyd Morehead and hildren visited in the home of her in Sioux last Morehends Nellyu wns ill Mrs Rudolph Hartman and child en returned Monday to after a visit with relatives and Her nrgaret went back with lem for a few days Local young men who came this to spend a furlough with home oiks were Duane Kindig and Ricli rd from Great Lakes Naval raining Chicago Ed pard from Camp ississippi Ralph roin Hnrlingen Army Air Har Blythe MeGuire and lareuee Gwinn were visitors in Sioux ity the middle of lust and McGuirc recently came from cean where he was em loyed in an aircraft and are with her and Arvel until he is called or duty in the armed cGuire is working at the Ford gar ge while and Robert ho recently returned here from Oak nd have been staying nt the Bradley west of hile her was a nedical patient in a Sioux City hos Murphey will go to to visit her daugh Lyman and nd make the acquaintance of a new randdaughter This has been another wet week arm work is at a Friday lornings one and a quarter brought inch of he precipitation Sunday afternoon nd night totaled Tuesday as tho only nice day of the hunder showers last evening and ight brought Total rainfall ie first ten days of May amounts to 49 which is away above nor al for this Farmers are bo oming very anxious about delayed orn plowing and as is ontinuing to rain The Big ioux has been running about bank full this week and will now go 1944 GRADUATES ARE ENTERTAINED BY JUNIOR CLASS Annual Banquet In New May Was Pleasant Social Event The annual Akron High Junior senior bnnquet was held Thursday May in the New Auditor The theme of the banquet was The Circus and all of the lecorations were in line with this The tables were set with cir cus animal nutcups md printed The program consisted of a welcome to the nvcn by Jean with Ev slyn Koch Miss Conner and Junior Anderson clayed The Holiday Polka as a rumpet Shirley Stinehart read he Class followed by a rio of Junior Virginia vathleen Kennedy and Phyllis Stry Circus The Class Will wns read by Phyllis Stry followed by Charles Wctzeler ilaying as a piano Deep To close the veryone sang Auld Lang Hoschler was the master of and Dorothy Lewison was he general After the din there was dancing in the old it proved a most njoyable event to all The Juniors want to thank all of lie mothers who helped to make this ears banquet such a great AKRON HIGH LOSES FIRST ALL GAME IN SECTIONAL The Akron High school baseball jam was elminiated from the sec ional tournament in its first ilayed at losing a lose contest to Alton High by a score f 2 to Billy Enoeksoa pitched a ood game for allowing only its and striking out but even Akron s chances of win ing wore no doubt reduced when two f its regular players were disabled n a collision in trying to catch a fly all in practice just before the ack Port sustained a badly cut lower p and a doctor taking five titches in Duane Anderson uttered a shoulder JAPTIST CHURCH NOTES May TJni ed Service of followed by ie Sunday school Flowers ill be given to all the Mothers who ttend the May Vorld Wide Guild meets in the mry Prayer and ible study at the May The Womens Bible class OLEN Buy Victory StampsBonds 1 ORMER AKRON GIRL MARRIED Marjorie Klauer And Omohundro Take Vows In West Akron relatives and friends have received announcement from Etta of Los formerly of of the marriage of her Marioric Ellen to Captain Robert Omo of tho United States on April at 3 in Christ The King Catholic Los Edward The bride was at tended by her Edward Do as matron of honor Lieu tenant Vincent ed States wns best A reception followed the nuptial ceremony at the Klauer and among the guests who congratulated the bridal pair were several former Akron who had known the bride since earliest She is an Akron High school The bridegroom is the son of the late Robert and of The newly weds chose for their wedding They will be at home in Los Angeles for the A host of friends ex tend congratulations and best wishes to the newly married First Herbert of Fort spend a with his wife and his Roy ami other relatives and ;