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Akron Register Tribune (Newspaper) - May 18, 1944, Akron, Iowa CtOfiY BUY FAR VOLUME 57 1944 NUMBER 41 BODY OF HUNTER BOY DISCOVERED FLOATING IN SIOUX Recovery Made Monday Afternoon Near North Sioux City The Big Sioux river finally gave up the body of William with his Vance was drowned in that stream their home in Sioux township early Saturday May when their tipped over as they were trying to remove a trapnet they had located in the The boys body was found floating in the river near North Sioux on Mon day afternoon of this week at a point about three blocks south of the Big Sioux bridge on the Da kota side of the The body was first sighted by a soldier and later by George a railroad who followed downstream and pulled ashore as it passed near a bend in the It was possible to iden tify the body by a checkered shirt and a finger ring the boy After its recovery late Monday af the Hunters boys body was taken to a funeral home in Sioux Graveside services were held at 2 Tuesday at the Hunter fam ily plot in Logan Park Sioux Edward of the First Presbyterian church offici AVilliam Hunter was born in a Sioux City May He was a pupil in the Hunter rural school district in Sioux township He issurvived by his Hazel his Dale Hunt of Sioux and his grand of Sioux Widespread sympathy is tendered the bereaved TRINITY LUTHERAN CHURCH Pastor Sunday school and Bible class at 10 Divine worship 11 The West Central Federation of Luther Leagues will hold its regular Spring Rally at our church this Sun day afternoon and The af ternoon sessions will begin at The evening will begin at We invite the members and friends of Trinity Lutheran to this evening ser Examination of the Confirmation class Friday beginning at In con nection with this service we will dedi cate a service flog in honor of the men of the congregation in the ser vice of our Confirmation services on Pentecost May There will be no Sunday school on this The service will begin at We welcome you to worship with OHATSWORTH Pastor Sunday school at 10 Divine worship service at 9 Luther League rally at Examination of Confirmation class Friday May Confirmation services on Pentecost May There will be no service at Matthew on this Sun AVe welcome you to worship Ronald who had been Henry other relatives and friends here since completing his training as a as well as in dead reckoning navigation and aerial at the Army Air Forces Bombardier New last Friday for the Lin coln Army Air FORMER MERCHANT OF AKRON CALLED of Sioux Was Once Hardware Dealer Here Many friends in Akron sorry learn of the death of AVhit a former hardware and furni ture dealer on May in Sioux He will be remem bered here as most whole souled highly esteemed by all who Jcnew Whitftald s Clifford was recently reelected mayor of Sioux The Sioux ArgusLeader said of the deceased father of May or died suddenly Sunday afternoon at his 1415 SouthMain He had in the hardware business here since selling business and retiring only Funeral services will be held at 4 Tuesday at Miller funeral Clarence First Presbyterian and burial be an Woodlawn Fred Whitfield will be EMMANUEL CHURCH Sunday school at 10 m Preaching service at 11 by Roger of of will preach at a special service to be lield in this church on Friday evening of this May at All members are requested to be pres ent at this LOCAL NEWS NOTES nuiiiiiiiniiiiiiiiiiiioiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiimiiiiiiiniiiiiiiiiiraiiiiiiiiimiiiiiiiiiiiii Hansen went to Sioux CitySaturday for a visit Witlrrela James of Sioux vis ited in the Nail home and among other relatives here last week and Swanson went o Sioux City Saturday to visit in the home of their Mrs Leon ard Hattie of Sioux came Saturday to visit in the home of her Fred east of The Akron West Porters 4H club will hold a bake sale in the AVeiden feller Market on May Your patronage will be Harold of Ida who is stationed at the Sioux Falls Air visited last week end with his the Amos Hoeck southeast of Richard who was a visitor last week in the home of his and Karl of Pres ton returned Saturday to where he is a student in Dana college and Arnold Brundeen moved last week into the rooms in IAKRON BASEBALL TEAM WINNER OF OPENING GAME Find Little Difficulty In Defeating Army Air Base Team Sunday The opening baseball game of the season here Sunday afternoon be tween the team and an aggre gation of players from the Sioux City Army Air Base was witnessed and much enjoyed by a large Akron winning by the rather lopsid od margin of 12 o In its later stages the contest more nearly re sembled a track meet than a baseball as the visitors when he saw there was little chance for the airmen to began running in sev eral substitute players during each of the Inst five so that in all the airmen used twentyfive players in their This made it almost impossible to keep a true boxscore of their play therefore only the box score of the Akron team can be The airbase manager was utilizing that method to get a line on his play ers that will make up a league team for the The Airbase players made the trip here in two army trucks Sunday and they were a jovial bunch of who tried hard to Peron Swnlley started on the pitch ers mound for Akron and was us ual good He walked the first man but the next three were easy one striking Akron threat ened to score right at the Arc Brown connected for a clean single off the visitors starting but he Tucker and Brown by the strikeout Peck stepped up and smacked out a a nice but Brown was out at home plate by an as the re TALKIE CHATTER Norka Theatre Features For The Coming Week On the screen at the Norka Theatre during the coming week the talking entertainment will consist ol a a romantic drama and a musical On Friday and Saturday May 19 and will be presented a Wallace Beery Marjorie Main com When the black market ring is injected into the plot of the things speed up Born Febritory at Whitfield set tled at Sioux City in whore he lived until when he moved to After being in the hard ware business there for six Whitfield came to Sioux Falls in He was traveling salesman for the Spencer with headquar ters until when ho went into business for He was married Elizabeth El September at Sioux Active in business he had been president of the Associated Retailers and of the South Dakota Hardware He belonged to the United the Masonic lodge and the Presbyter ian being elder of the church during the past 25 He was o nephew of Wilmot founder of Mjprningside are the the mayor and ijFrea Sioux Fallsjtwo Sioux and Defray a Richard and four grand the Boyson Apartments which were vacated by and Charles who moved to Des where Fowler is now teaching in the city Axel Johnson came Saturday from to visit her husband and other relatives and and also to be present at the closing exercises of the Akron High as her is a member of the Class of Jack arrived last week from to visit her suit of a quick throwin and relay from right In the second Swalley put away Frandsen waved at a high third which rolled off catchers and he was safe at first but a moment later he was easily thrown out by Catcher Peck in trying to A double by Miller was all Akron could do in its half ofthe The Airbase threatened in the third when two men got on by but Swalley tightened and struck out three Akron also drew a blank in this The visitors broke the ice in the top of the McCarthy drew a advanced oh an error on Ry bieki s grounder to third and scored on Ciaroecas fluke hit toward first Frandsen fanned and Dube and Wasson were infield Akron came right back to explode this slim lead in its After Hart man and Tucker had been retired on Miller lived when his ground er to short was errored at He itole and the bases were load ed when AVetzeler and Swalley drew Up comes Brown with smiting the pill far to the right It have gone for a homer had it not hit a tree in the park and bounced back toward the sprinting Brown pulled up with a but AVetzeler and Swalley had scored ahead of It was one of those real timely and enables Beery to put on a good using an ice liouse into a lake for the major sending the by ng the chutes on ice cakes into the with him and the chief villain joining them after a roustabout The attraction for Sunday and Monday May 21 and is to be the romantic Jane with Orson Welles and Joan Fontaine in the leading Heres ono for the memory superb womans picture that will hold the in terest of the men as It does not gush nor rely upon sweet phrases for its romantic but rather upon the individualism of the characters ami the moving Charlotte Bronte All who have raad the book will revel in the screen for it faithfully follows the and the music is used to the fullest in building the suspense of the many dramatic Despite the fact that the plot deals with a period of the nineteenth it comes to the screen with a rather uptodate sense of modern Orson Welles and Joan Fontaine give mem orable but though their parts dominate the story and their work is there are other members of a fine cast who register emphatically by reason of fine char Coming to the Norka scheen Wed nesday May will he the musical with Rosemary Lane and Downs as the leading lights in the As entertaining as usual are The Radio Cliff Nazarro and his double talk andj the songs by the Stardust Among tlie tunes are Shoo Shoo The Music Gotjs Round and How Could You Do That to Trocadero and Louisiana and and other relatives and friends while her is attending an army school in North He has been stationed at Seattle for a year or Staff Sergeant Archie Powell and wife are enjoying a furlough with his and southwest of and also visiting other relatives and friends in the vi They spent a few days with Powells and Hustrulidj near Sioux Powell has been transferred from Camp to San Luis The weeks weather has been ideal work and crop and munyCarmers have operated tractors around the clock to prepare the soil and get corn as weather con ditions set that work back a week or Temperatures mounted to the 90degree mark Suriday through AVed nosday of this A rain of Monday night did halt Small grain and pastures look fine and early planted corn is Tucker grounded The fireworks started in the fifth who was tiring a bit under the 90degree heat of the was succeeded on the mound by Sat He struck out but things then began to A sev eral infield a single and a two bagger spelled four runs for the Air Emery Tucker then went into the box for and Dube greeted him with a hit that scored A play was made on Dube running to second and Frandsen scored 6 for the inning from third Tucker then fanned Wasson and Bowker was a flyout The visitors sent a in to pitch in the fifth inning and Ak ron greeted him with a perfect fusill ade of Brown and Peck singled in and both scored when Cotton Hartman stepped to the plate and smacked out a three sacker that would have been the circuit had it not hit a tree and bounctd back in right A foul out to first base retired Millers slash to third base was bob bled and Hartman Satter was struck Swalleys single scored Brown singled again and Ellis Tucker loading the Browns hard drive to right was muffed and Swalley and Brown ran home with the fifth and sixth runs of the making the score read and Air Continued on inside page BAPTIST CHURCH NOTES May Uni fied Service of followed by the Sunday school May Choir May The Ladies Association meets at the John AVinquist is the The AVorld AVide Guild meets at the Prayer and Bible study at the parsonage OLEN CLOSING EXERCISES OF AKRON SCHOOLS EVENTS OF WEEK Commencement Program Service Well Attended This is the closing week of another successful term of the Akron public The annual Commencement will he held this Thursday the New when 1 class of twentysix young 2 boys and 14 will be presented heir diplomas and become the Class if Thomas of the acuity of Morningside Sioux will deliver the Commencement using as his Our leritage and Our omorrow Friday will be the final ay of when pupils of the vari us departments report at the school niilding to receive their last report cards and The pleasant weather this week has permitted the classes to enjoy their outings and picnics that always mark the wind up of the school Most of the teachers will have left for their homes or destinations by and the community wishes all of them a veiy pleasant There was the usual large attend ance of friends and relatives at the Baccalaureate services held in the New Sunday honoring the members of the graduat ing class of the Akron High The twentysix young people compris ing the Class of 11144 marched down the two aisles as the processional was ADAVILLE CHURCH Sunday school at 10 Preaching service at 11 Ser mon The Enrichments of Scripture lesson from Christian Preaching 8 At the Mothers Day services Sun there was an attendance of 108 ut Sunday school and 130 at preach ing At the Mother and Daughter ban quet Friday May there Was a line A returned whose home is at was the The pastor and wile and their were pleasantly entertained at supper Saturday at the home of and Jack near The was the thirtieth wedding anniversary of and METHODIST CHURCH NOTES Religion is the the church the nursery of AVny side Take it from me The church has iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiniiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiniiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiinni LOCAL NEWS NOTES iiiiiiinniiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiH Anna Degen and spent Sunday with relatives in Jans went to to do some carpenter work for a Arden Johnson came Sat irday from Camp for a jrief furlough in the home of his pa and Emil and Louis Ricklefs and of came Sat urday for a visit in the home of her and Bertha Howard and daughter of came Friday to visit Clara and in the home of her Emil Several local anglers left the first of the week to try their luck at hook ing some of the big uns from the cool waters of the Minnesota played by Miss Margie Carlson and took front reserved After the invocation by Olen the congregation sang Howe read from the The mixed cho rus Cherubim Song and Carol of the Russian The Baccalaureate address by Howe was constructive and thought Using as his a Great he pre sented to the class members a sym posium of five points for considera tion in meeting lifes namely sense of val adequate a plan for their and source of power from Maybelle Burrill very sweetly Ave Maria and Let Me Always The congregation joined in the Now the Day is Kennell pronounced the bene As Miss Carlson played the the Seniors marched the audience remaining something you need more than yon need anything WHAT IS REAL RELIGION is the question we will discuss next Sunday morning at the worship He who floes no more than he is paid for will never be paid for more than lie ALBERT FIRST CHURCH OF CHRIST Sunday Bible school at Preaching at 11 The Ladies Aid will meet in the dimfill parlors May diaries Carpenter and of will and 1larold Peck bus charge of the devotions and Everyone cordially LOCAL NEWS NOTES iiiimiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiitiiiitiiiinnniiiiiiDiiniiinininiii Hamilton has been quite ill athishomehere duringthe past week Ray McCue visited home folks at over Mothers Percy of Long have been visit ing relatives and friends here and at Westfield the past week or Harrington is employed as a mechanic for a large transport company at Long Bradley and and Murphey attended the funeral of their Emma at Lake sev eral days Armstrong made freqeunt visits with relatives here in years gone being a sister of and all of whom pre ceded her in south of re ceived word that his son of and Eldon of has been slightly wounded in action in He has been in service two years and went overseas last Decem and Kamradt have received word from their Pvt Lloyd that he re cently inrived safely in PREDICT BIGGEST POPPY SALE POPPY MAY 27 The biggest poppy sale in the his tory of the American Legion Auxili is predicted by AVctz president of the local who said 3esterday she would not be sur jrised if more than double the usual number were sold on Poppy Sat May As few people know what the ar rangements are for making these Me morial Day Wetzeler ex plained that the materials are fur nished free to the veterans by tho American Legion Volun teer workers teach the disabled men to make the The entire poppy from the supplying of the poppy materials to the distri bution of the finished lowers to the American is under the man agement of the The veterans and their depend ents are the ones who benefit from our poppy she not only from the money that results from selling but also from having something tangible to do instead of having to read or These men in the government hospitals are delighted to keep their fingers busy and their minds occupied with the in tricacies of fashioning the Needy wives and children also reap benefits from the sale of the We have been selling these Me morial Day lowers for twentyfour and each year the poppy be comes more closely identified with the American Legion Auxiliary and with our disabled AVe hope the service will continue Buy Victory StampsBonds Miss Olive Pederson spent Moth ers Day in the home of her icar The Akron West Porters 4H club will hold a bake sale in the AVeiden feller Market on May Your patronage will be and Arthur Van House came Tuesday from Chicago to visit in the home of her and Fred northwest of Operations at the Akron Hospital daughter of Elsie of appendectomy Cort of Elk ton si and of Chi came today to visit the families of their and Leslie Klemme and and Jack Bor northeast of Orlan Moore left Monday for to visit her sonin and and Rob ert and to make the acquaint ance of a new grandson who recently came to gladden the Tucker and John Decker and lit1 tie and Emil Johnson visited relatives and friends in Sioux City Decker CONFERS COLLEGE DEGREES ON FIVE OF HIS CHILDREN President Former Pastor Here Has Unusual Distinction President Robert Lee of Taylor for merly pastor of the First Methodist church of is this year holding the fourteenth commencement of his presidency of the On Commencement May in behalf of Taylor Univers will have conferred the degree of Bachelor of Arts upon all five of his the is receiv ing her degree this Marvin the now pastor of the First Methodist of Palo Cali received his degree in The faculty of Taylor have voted to confer upon Marvin Stuart the honorary degree of Doctor of Di vinity at this It is a unique experience for a col lege president to confer the Bachelor of Arts degree upon all five of his to say nothing of being able to confer an honorary Doctors degree upon the oldest one at the same com mencement at which he confers upon the youngest her Taylor one of the old interdenominational colleges of Amer is celebrating its one hundredth anniversary in The Centennial campaign plans for a new a new science and a quarter of a million dollars additional en UNION CREEK CHURCH Divine services at 11 Sunday school at 10 AVomens Missionary Sun 8 Report from the District meeting to be evening at o clock at the English Lutheran Ladies May at Lloyd LESLIE Try a WantAd and get results I LUTHER LEAGUE RALLY SUNDAY Trinity Lutheran Church To Be Scene Of Large Gathering of Young Polks Luther League members of Trinity Lutheran and Matthew Lutheran Chats will be hosts Sunday after noon and evening to more than 150 young people from the surrounding territory at the Spring Rally of the West Central Federation of the Lu ther youth organization of the Iowa District of the American beginning at The which is held twice each year will bring Leaguers from Pres ton Rock Le ATTENTION SUGAR FOR CANNING Anyone wishing Canning Sugar may apply for it at the Ration Office at any but must present 37 Stamp for each person for whom you ap Applications will be filled out all There is no time extended visit in the home of her pa and Emil and David Nail arrived Monday from Fort Leonard where he has been sta tioned since going into the army ser vice u few months After spend ing about a weeks furlough with his and apd other relatives and friends Nail will be transferred to a Henry and Ralph who is home on and her Phyl spent a few days the past week with their daughter and Miss Esther at Min Olafs AVhile there they en joyed attending the annual music fes tival by the college of which Esther is a and Fred of this announce publicly the marriage of their Betty to son of Louise of The couple were married January at in Sioux in he Paul Evangelical Lu theran Janke per formed the They were at tended by their Miss Evelyn Koch and Bill of this and Kluender plan to make their home in Sioux where Kluender is Akron and The afternoon session will be cen tered on the My Various Leagues of the surrounding territory will present papers on this Presiding officer will be Ruth of Rock president of the West Central An election of new officers will highlight the business Following the afternoon supper will be served by the Trinity Ladies Aid in the church The evening service will begin at The Luther League of LeMars will present a religious en The Window The pageant depicts the efforts of an art ist in who makes a church win dow with living symbols showing the needs of the The choral un composed of some thirty to forty under the direction of of will sing two sa cred Members of the Trinity League di recting arrangements are Violet Ja Raymond Carl Hitze Phyllis Emil AVil Helen Arlyne Mil brodt and Ada Kastman took her sixteen upils on the Second grades annual rain ride to Tuesday and the outing was much They made the return trip by ;