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Akron Register Tribune (Newspaper) - November 23, 1944, Akron, Iowa VOLUME 58 NOVEMBER 1944 NUMBER 16 ENTERTAINED SOLDIERS OVERSEAS Harold Gillespie Played In 10Piece Service Band In India And Been Home On Furlough DEATH CLAIMS FORMER AKRON MANATOAKDALE Lionel Of Lu Spent His Boyhood Days Here News of the death of an oldtime and esteemed Lionel of Lu was re ceived with regret by many friends of this who extend sym pathy to his family in their bereave The following obituary ap peared in a Lu Verne newspaper Funeral services were held on Wed nesday November in the Zion Lutheran church for James Li onel with the Witten berg in Burial was in the Lur Verne and pallbearers were Gale Paul Harold Walter Myers mid Eustace was taken sick last summer and was taken to the Oakdale but no signs of tubercu losis wore On August 28th he submitted to an operation in the Uni versity Hospital in Iowa which proved He died in Oak October death being caused by malignant tumor of the He had reached the age of 53 James Lionel Eustace was the son of and John Eustace and was born May in Sioux Val ley near the town of His entire youth was spent in that On April he was united in marriage with Elea nora of Lu Two years later they moved to LuVerne with the exception of several years in Clear this has been their Eustace managed a service sta tion for seventeen years and was very active in serving his Dtir ingi his Jif member of the school board and town council and was always a willing worker in the war He leaves his early de TALKIE CHATTER Norka Theatre Featnrei For The Coming Week The talking picture entertainment to be presented at the Norka Theatre during the coming week will consist of a Boyd a a traveladventure and a musical On Friday and Saturday November a double feature will be 1 will be an action Bar with Andy George Dustine Victor Doug las Betty Bob Mitch Francis McDonald and Earle Hodgins in the In the plot of the Hoppy and his pals arrive too late to save the jewels stolen from a ranchers A friend is tho unsuspected leader of the thieves and he tries his best to dispose of While Hoppy is bringing in one of the the prisoner is Hoppy puts himself in the mans place and theruse brings on an attack which leads to the uncovering of the Feature 2 is a The Ghost That AValks in which Arthur Lake takes the leading To get some new ideas to pre sent to their tlie members o a radio strip show seek recluse a a mountain There the soun effects just becomes in volved in a To prevent un savory resulting they hid the body and attempt to solve tin murder win have been notified killing vii tlie receipt of the body in the sounc effects arrive in time to catch th culprit before another killing occurs The attraction on Sunday and Mon day November 26 and 27 will be a most novel travelad venture film Dangerou For loversof the bizarn end those who enjoy travel pictures this has much to The Armanc Denis and Leila Roosevelt expedition which resulted in this began in Nortli journeyed througl tlie Sahara to the Lake Chad anc Congo and then shifted to India and Out of HAROLD GILLESPIE The many friends of Harold who has been visiting in the hpmeof his arid since his recent return from after thirtythree months with army special in that will read witjh much inter est the following feature article that appeared in tbe Sioux City At the close of his furlough with home Gillespie on Tuesday of this after having been grant ed a nineday extension of leave with out for Santa for assignment to The Journal article says War in the far corners of the world isnt ntirely a matter of sleep ing in foxrholes and battling A large and important part of it is keep ing the supply lines open and equip ment moving to the men at the Another important part is keeping up the morale of the men who are sta tioned thousands of miles from home outside rthe orbit of the regular camp That is where Harold Qilles of comes into the pic Gillespie has boon in the army about three years and has spent 33 months mostly in the army special service forces oper ating in India and He was a clarinet and saxophone a 14piece band which toured every outpost along the supply line from Africa to Maybe its because the boysi didnt get to see many good but they certainly gave us a warm re ception wherever we the ser geant Our repertoire consist ed of popular tunes which the boys had heard before they left We also had a collection of which we slipped in between musical num Our show was a big success wherever we The band traveled by truck and airplane to cover the long dis tances between American the members catching whatever sleep they could between Some of the roads were pretty the sergeant and our tracks were well loaded It took a practice to get used to sleeping those The Lido over which American supplies are going to is an Our engineers Jreally have done a remarkable job Between performances and the long jumps from pne American base to Gillespie found time to study native customs and ways of In he mingled with the natives in their tea shops and picked up enough of their language to take part in At another high in the he encountered a native after some bought his Although he practiced Gillespie says he still is baffled by its intrica The sergeant also developed a fondness for some native most of which include unpolished rice and a great deal of hot He found time to study the caste system and the subtle variations of apparel which distinguish persons of different social who was borni at lived at Akron about eight years before joining the His travels as a musician and entertainer have taken him around the parture his wife and two Erna hnd Lorraine two of Frank of also other relatives and a host of Akron relatives who attended the funeral services at LuVerne were Rollo Baker and Jack Mr and Miller Han sen and and Helen TRINITY LUTHERAN CHURCH Pastor Sunday School and Bible Class at Divine worship service at 11 Themonth of November marks the 50th anniversary of thefounding of Trinity Lutheran This event will be observed in a special anniver sary message and again next spring in connection with a special re dedication Extensive im ASSIST IN CELEBRATION OP 25th WEDDING ANNIVERSARY Lowell Taylor and John Mclnnis were hostesses at a silver party Friday evening in the Taylor southeast of honoring and Fay Port on their wedding wa November Glumes and social visiting was the diversion of thr after which Mrwajafl Portwere presented va lovely deeojjjMjed silver con cards of congratulations and a purse of A huge angelfood baked and beautifully decorated by Leslie served as a table center A lunch was served by the and n Dishing theni many more years of happy life Those attending the party from a distance were and Ken neth of Camp son and daughterinlaw of and Fay Port Miss Peggy singtqn and Paul of Sioux Members of the Sunshine club ware entertained in the Huls with Huls Conrad Huls is1 a new The afternoon was spent in playing cards and the re drawing of their Silent Harveyi and Conrad Hula received the cjard Eldon Qaskeys birthday was rememberedj and she received some nice Tho next meeting will he in the Huls home on November Visitors provements are being made in the auditorium and church par The first of these the installation of a new forcedair heating is being completed at this The interior of the church is to be refinished with NuWood and new light fixtures installed sometime during the month of Confirmation instructions every Saturday from to We welcome you to worship with us CHATSWORTH Pastor There will be neither Sunday school nor divine service The con gregation is invited to worship with us at Trinity FIRST CHURCH OF CHRIST Sunday Bible school at Preaching at 11 Ladies Aid will meet Thursday af November in thechurch This is to be a potluck Everyone urged to Everyone is invited to Sunday We have been having a good Come and help boost it still BAPTIST CHURCH NOTES November Sunday Morning wor ship Missionary November World Wide Guild with Lois Jean Campbell as the Prayer and Bible study at the par OLEN Finzen went to Hawarden yesterday to visit the most striking scenes are those showing the plethora of animals on the African the capture alive by ropes of an the im pressive funeral ceremonies on the banks of the and the religious drama of a priestess who has to kiss a cobra three times in order to bring fertility to a native town in the back reaches of Burma There is real fas cination in the lastnamed for the deadly snake and the skilled priestess whose two the nar rator were killed by the cobra puts on a wonderful show that simply eould not be ignored by The picture has enough high points to be well worth the showing and has been linked to the present with shots1 of our going by convoy pre sumably to some of the Very places visited by the DenisRoosevelt cara Continued on last page LOCAL NEWS NOTES Rudy Hartman and children went to Harold Jaramerthal and daugh south of left last Friday for a visit in of arrived last Friday for an extend ed xvisit with his Gill and and Stanley Johnson and northwest of left Monday for a visit to points of inter est in east and also with Johnsons sister in New York Lowell west of was one of a small contingent of Un ion county men who left Elk Point last Friday for Fort Minne for induction into the armed Donald Ross returned last week from a visit with her who is a student at the Uni versity of Ross also visited there in the lome of her and Robert Tucker and son came from for a visit with their and Mra Tucker and and Or lan and among other rela tives and fucker is an instructor in the Air Corps at Marfa Ncllye Wendt came yesterday fromSioux City to visit over Thanks giving iruthe home of her soninlaw and and Lloyd south of Wendt recently returned from Fort Leonard where she visited her youngest Sher wppd before his departure for overseas SUMMONS COMES TO WELL KNOWN RESIDENT HERE Ben Smizer Farmed In This Vicinity More Than Forty Years Akron lost a loved and respected citizen when Ben Smizer passed away at his home curly on Thursday morn November He had been ill a few weeks but seemed to be so that his death was a shock to family and Benjamin Franklin Smizer was jorn in Lewis Nov ember where he grew to man He was a member of the Bap ist church at He was married to Edna of Dur September Soon after heir marriage they moved to ind he had been a successful farmer n this vicinity until he retired about a year ago and moved to lie is survived by his Edna two who resides with his and who lives west of also leaves two greatly loved little Larry Smizer and Jerry Nygard two and Reu of and several nephews and who will miss Uncle with his cheery smile and word of A Viola preceded her fa ther in death June Smizer was a loving husband and father and a good and will be missed by all who knew Funeral services were held Satur day afternoon in the First Baptist church of with Olen tho In terment was in Riverside Relatives who came from a distance Two Pearl of and of May Missouri a of Hot and and Leo of BIG SPRINGS BAPTIST CHURCH Two weeks of Victory Meetings will be held at the Big Springs Bap ist beginning Nov ember and ending on De cember The speaker at all of the services will be Aymond a very ifted young preacher from Wilming Anderson is es jecially effective with young people ind boys and In respect to hoys md he says he cant preach as 10 should unless they are in the audi Special music will be presented at every meeting by and Roy of Albert Both f these people are well known in this lart of the having appeared n many religious broadcasts on the Johnson plays the piaro nd the Johnson is an excellent In addition to sing ng and and John on will lead tlie congregation in sing ng of hymns and Services will be held each week with the exception of Mondays and at The Sunday services will be at the usual and A cordial invitation is extended to 11 to attend all or any of these meet LEASANT HILL CHURCH Sunday school at Evening worship at Quarterly conference and election f delegate to annual to e held in after service Ladies Aid Society meeting Fri ay December at the homo f Eldon METHODIST CHURCH NOTES Kindness is a language that ovc the deaf can Someone has He who live for self and self alone is a successfi Remember that there is a comfori able pew and welcome for you at ou church and church if you hav not been going Gods Unseen Pland will be th theme for next Sundays message a our nt 11 The meets at the ciiurc next Wednesday with Mrs Dal ton Bplhyood and Lowe Bellwood as It is time tc jring in the Holiday Gaither superintend nt of Methodist missions in Warsaw Poland prisoner of wnr in Russia again at work in conquered and devas tated Warsaw interned in conccntra tion camp in Germany exchangee and returned through Lisbon to Amor ica at He hns one of the most important and authoritative message to American which he wil First Methodist in Sioux at 8 next Tuesday November There will be no charge for this most informative Mr Warfield is an American citizen trained in the schools of this country and sent to the mission field by the Methodist Church South before tlu union of the three branches of the churtli in Lets have seyera car loads of our people take advan tage of this great ALBERT tMMANUEL CHURCH Sunday school at 10 Preaching service at 11 by Stanley of Augustana col Sioux Ladies Aid will meet November 30 in the home of Ernest with Walter Larsen as Please bring cookies and candy for the soldiers boxes to this Illlllinilllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllll LOCAL NEWS NOTES iinniiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiniiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiunii BORN A to and south of at Akron Hos November A to and Albert Hew south of November A to and Wai ace south of at Akron November UNION CREEK CHURCH Sunday school and Thank Offering at 10 Morning worship at 11 The Union Creek Ladies1 Aid an ual sale will be held December at in Luther LESLIE A general meeting of the Commercial club will be held the Tuesday Nov mber and a large attendance is Plans for Christmas activi ius will be Lunch will be oryed after the and Fred Onnen and Nor ma went to Sioux City for a week end visit in their daughters Lyle of Sioux visited in the home of her the first of the Walter Dirks left last Friday for a visit with hur who is stationed at Camp Jennie of Brook was a guest of and Walter near the first of the A special meeting of Freedom will be held Monday November for work in the second Glenn Wood went to Fort last Friday for a few days visit with who is stationed there in an Engineer Sidney who is stationed at Biggs El has been a 15day furlough in the home of his and Av and among Vernon Everett and her broth George left Monday for Long whore they have after a visit here in the home of their and Dick John Hansen has having a REQUEST MADE TO MAIL PACKAGES IN NOVEMBER Postoffice Department Tries To Overcome Threat Of Christmas Blockade Public response to the Postoffice Departments Shop Now Mail in STovembcr campaign is but needs to bo according to Post naster General Frank Extraordinary wartime condi face Walker Unless more people buy and mail his tlie postal service cannot do its job of delivering all Christmas ifts on It is not pleasing to us to have to ask the American people to mail pack apes so far in advance of the delivery Wo do so only because it has o be The job is a tremendous but we feel confident that it will ye because we know from ex perience given sound Americans cooperate Unprecedented shortages of man power and transportation facilities growing out of the war compel early The Postal Service has giv n experienced employes to the armed forces and railroad vorkers have gone to Equally orious is the fact that rail and other ransport facilities are taxed to the imit with the great harden of war raffle which all of us know must take In a great number of our lostoffices the manpower situation is The extra workers vhom we normally recruited to han le the swollen Christmas volume of nail were able to work long hours of vertime and to do heavy This annot be expected from the women nd high school boys and girls to horn in large part we must look this ear to meet the 037 possible for us o handle a volume of par els for the armed forces overseas eaves no doubt inaymind that the ovember Christmas mailing will be qually I ask for the lielp f the business advertis civic groups and all Americans in naking it possible for the Postal Ser ice to do its We urge everyone to buy nail in November mark Do Not Open Until INAL SUMMONS COMES 0 EMMA BOETGER Emma Boetger passed away at er home in this city Tuesday morn November after an ex ended Her Henry preceded her in death on hristmas last She is sur ived by four sons and throe daiifeh who have the sympathy of tho ommunity in their oetger had resided here many H obituary will appear in these col mns next Funeral services ill be held Friday afternoon in Im anuel Lutheran church and Kenneth Port left aturday for Camp af r spending a furlough in the homes of their and Fay Port and and Frank Mc and with other relatives and most painful time from blood Port has served in the ng n one o tion started his The infec from a sandbur thorn that entered the finger while he was picking1 of former pastor of the Imman uol Lutheran church stopped in Saturday for a brief visit with friends while enroute to Sioux Falls to look aftur farm inter ests near Maude Van Court received word from her of the that heis back in the states after six weeks of combat in the Pa cific against the He states he is just finn mid in the best of and hopes to be home for Miss Gunevieve employed at government work in New came Sunday for a vacation and visit with her and Vurn and other relatives and She was accompanied from there by hor Miss Grace Gilbert Schutt came from Sioux Frank and his City last week to stay with his grand Chqster while bis mother and Gloria are visiting a cou ple of weeks with her Philip who is assigned perma nently as a cook and baker in one of the companies that process men for overseas service at Camp George armed forces since SIXTH WAR LOAN DRIVE STARTED November Marks Urged To Buy To Limit With the Sixth War Loan Drive now under the people of Plym outh county are urged to promptly re turn the subscription card which has been maikd to them and then prompt ly make their investment in Govern ment With an immediate re sponse by the people of the the plan which is being used will work out very successfully and will be the means of saving a good deal of gns and tires in this Will as a prospective quiqkly in dicate to the County Ward Bond Of fice the amount which you will invest in this drive This may be done by returning the pledge which you have or will receive or by going to your issuing agent and actually mak your Bond Make your pledge and purchase for your full You owe that to the boys whp are fighting for as well as to yourselves ;