Sioux County Index, January 17, 1941

Sioux County Index

January 17, 1941

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Sioux County Index (Newspaper) - January 17, 1941, Hull, Iowa J UMK EflUtttU County Court News Of Sioux County Notes of Interest from the Court House at Orange City Iowa for the Past Week NUMBER 52 Marriage Licenses were issued to ihe following couples Peter Baker 22 and Anna Vander to the Si Results of Games Played by Little Sioux 6 Conf Teams or The Inaugural D Hie Sioux Six Conference nad a busy week of i in basket ball ast week Alton took the limelight early in when the Letich coached five won its game over the ever tough Sioux Center fivewhich nad just licked Ida Grove the week before The Afron Seconds however Center Seconds by Broek Of Rock Valley Joseph Francis Kapelos is and Moneca Susan Loewen Ralph G Van Zyl and Florence Wiersma 23 Orange City Carl Hanken Minn and Agnes Klose Lake South Dakota Cornelius Arie Zevenbergen a count of 916 Alton came back to take twin victories over the upand coming Ver Heulcoached quintets the scores of the games were 1513 for the First teams and 1713 for the Second teams Xewkirk previously had tasked rf twinkilling blood having reversed the score of defeats previously ad Alton and Elizabeth Johanna Vis 23 millistired l Merrill in he imial Iowa of the season Xcwkirk won 2J 16 ever Merrill First and the Xewkirk Seconds won a tough overtime uSHle Donald was tried before Jnde j ly a of W G Caiberson Kimniel was elect Ftoyden surprised even its most ed assessor of Grant ownship in last samuh supporters when Hosiers XovemberK election It was alleged AVils held on evei1 erms hat he was living in Sheldon lowa j inost of its encounter and out and therefore was noi a legal resii OIlly ijl tllc final by a COUIM j ami rnniH nvr of 2725 he Boyden Seconds kept in the thick of the fight for he title by downing the Hospers Seconds 21 20 Hospers had previously won over Boydens First team by comforT able ment against Sam Miedema in Justice j Court One judgment was for Maurice kept up its winning streak Mr and Mrs G Meerdink Married Twentyfive Years Sunday January 12th 194L was ie 2fth Wedding Anniversary of Mr land Mrs George Meerdink of this place The couple were married on lanuary 12h 1941 at the homo of Mrs Meerdinks parents Mr and Peier Bartels at Sioux Cencr Mr and Mrs Meerdink are ihe Koetirad De Jong one of the earli parents of children Wilbur of 05t settlers in Sioux County passed Items Of Interest From Early Files Items and Notes Taken from the Number of The Index of January 21st 1921 Hull Peter Leoria Grace Carol last week Wednesday at his Robert and George Jr at home home in Orange City Iowa On Saturday about 40 relatives and Tne H J Peterson sale last Mon friends came in to help them tlav was wel1 attended and the prices brate he occassion Those who cameweie good Ben J Meyliuk cried in to surprise them were Ralph 1tlie Peterson sale Bartels and family Henry Barters and i T Terpstra aged 41 years family John Barels and family Al on January rth 1921 in the berus Bartels and family Christian Psycopathic Hospital in Cutlerville Michigan Will Rons of Sioux Center was in Iartols and family and Henry r Bartols and family ail nf Sioux Cell tef Mrs Geni Sneller Mr and j Hll1 last Wednesday He will soon Mrs Wilbur Meerdink or Hull Mr takf charge of the Bop Hive Store i and Mrs Jake Bronwor and dent of Sioux County and could not hold office of assessor Thc Court dismissed the case and taxed the costs to the plaintiff Dick Verdoorn was granted judg Turn to Page 8 Coop Gas Oil Hull High School And Makes Shareholders Met Wednesday to Directors for 1941 Patronage Kelmtos Paid Words From Western Happenings at W C H S of six straight Liberty Consolidated IThe Fifteenth Annual Shareholders was downed in a close game 2016 i Meeting of the Hull CoOi Gas and Ihe Maurice Seconds lost by a close 1921 score Mull dropped another double bill son House losing to City 3311 while At the Co was held this Wednesday af January 15th in the David Vande Velde of Rock Valley and Miss Geneva Hubers of Hoyden evening was spent in playing Panics and two male riuarets rond Grade School KewsipmlseverilIBelectIOK8 andithcu of directors he fol Ihe week hasarrived in which the tne Hul1 seconds put up a stiffer game j were named John Ten Harm semester inquisitions will be held examinations have a unique and peculiar way of their own to ac and lost 1411 Games this week include Tuesday Maurice at Hospers Alton quaint a person with the fact that at Hull Ireton at Maurice Maurice at Boyden Hospers sel and Henry Koerselman who suc ceed Henry Tiedemann and Henry Viinde Griend Tlie new board of di rectors named the following officers he doesnt know a great deal and reveal to a person what he doesnt I at Hull know I MondayDecember 20 Newkirk vs iBut comes the Tarn to Page 8 the basket Jball game at at Canton i This is one game oTthe season which everyone looks forward to The team wilj try its foest having recuperated irorn their defeat at Northwestern a few weeks ago Mr Brower tfce coach and Henry Dekker one of the guards having gone to Michigan were absent at the game with Northwest Brower going for attrac tions of his own while Henry went to escort his sister John Joet President Zohn Ten Harm sel Vice President and John Boote Turn to Page 4 County School News Onr Comity Snpcrintcndcnt of Schools Writes ISotes of Interest for Teachers and Pupils Mr Paul B Norns State Inspec gen Wed home of Mr and Mrs William Vis south of Hull was the scene of a very pretty wedding at oclock PM on Wednesday January loth 1941 when their daughter Miss Eliz abeth Johanna Vis 23 years old be came the bride of Mr Cornelius Arie Zevenbergen 22 years old of Alton Preceding the ceremony Miss My Itcms of Interest From the Public Schools lj Reporters from Various Grades Senior Class Notes Hello readers Im Just chuck full of news to telj you it seems like a year ago that I wrote to you last jt really was last year you know Ad together we are all happy about he New Year it does bring with it one disheartening thing semester tests fTbis week the teachers win wave hose evil papers over our heads rn fact the day you receive ering sang Psalms and Hymns closing the program with Blessed Be iho ie That Binds Lunch was served by selfinvited guests and the celebra tion broke up at a late hour Again on Monday evening Mr and Mrs Meerdink were surprised when over thirty more relatives and friends camc in to celebrate the occasion The Monday evening guests were Mrs Wim Meerdink Mr and Mrs Art Van Veldhuizen Mr and LYTrs Jerry j0e Dykstra and family Mr and Mrs Henry De Wild and family Mr and Mrs Everett Van Veldhuiz en and baby and Mr and Mrs Wit bur of Hull and Dr recently purchased by John Announcement of Mr Genit Roggen the marriage of a former Hull resident and Miss Nettie Hess which ucured at 12 oclock on Thursday lanuary 6 at the home of the brides parents Mr and Mrs Hess in Sibley was received in Hull this week Thursday January 20th 1921 oc curred the marriage of Mr Mantitx Brinks to Miss Hattie Wlssink The marriage of Miss Nellie Oli vier daughter of Mr and Mrs A W Olivier to Mr Albert J ScholU en son of Mr and Mrs J A Schoit en both oC Hull took place last weelc Thursday January 20th G A Voogd aged 70 years died Friday morning January 14th A brothe1 of Mrs peter ljuinstra ia at Ihe iLaiinstra home and under the care of Dr Maris he having run these notes well be taking two of ttad Mrs Ben Meerdink and family a Pitchfork into his leg CTurn to Page 5 Sioux County and Mr Tye Today The bridal party took their visited 20 ruraj schools in 18 town she spent the holidays Bernie Den Ouden went along with Henry as re lief from reports it seems that they made the jojurney in a rather hasty style I wonder why the Bernie The Forensics Club has a drama and a few defoates scheduled one de bate being on the high school topic of this year namely Resolved to make ifinal arrangements for the Power of the Federal Government tne Sioux County Basket Ball Should Be Increased This will also j The Southeast Teachers Club met be a preliminary to the Interscholas at the office of the County tic Meet for which plans have been i tendent on Tuesday evening with i Places under a beautiful arch ships Mr Xorris had many Gertrude Vis a sister of the plimenits for our rural schools bride played Lohengrins Wedding New library books have been ordi March rhe arch was decorated in ered for No 8 Washington Miss bllie and brides Arlene Helmricks is the teacher j roses rnhe Schoolmasters Club met at RfV Peter ViS of the Rock Sioux Cenrter on Wednesday at 400 i 6Stant Reformed Churcha bro of the bride performed the dou 3ring ceremony assisted by Rev of the Hull Protestant The ceremony was by approximately one hun Hull Firemen to Sponsor f At the regular monthly meeting of the Hull Volunteer Fire Department held evening the firemen made plans for sponsoring the annual Presidents Birthday Ball The Ball will he held in the Davidson Opera House on Thursday evening January 30h Wayne Olson and His Orchestra will furnish the music I Admission to the Ball wil he 50 nd cents for ladies Proceeds from Uie even will go t0 the Infantile Paralysis Foun dation of Rock Valley TThe evening was The infant son ofMr and Mrs A spent in playing games and singing S Quinn has beeii very sick with favorie songs and Psalms IThe visit bronchial pneumonia alongtiielnnchwiiJch I Manager A M1 Hein of thelocal ed at a lale hour last Monday Hein is The Index joins Mr and Mrs putting on a campaign down there to Meerdinks many friends in extending congratulations and best wishes fo many more such happy occasions Guest Will Speak on Public Safety at P T A Meeting Almost all the members of he Hull Fire Department the Town Council i the City Marshall and Xigly Watch their wives and were present at the chicken dinner in he basement of the American Re formed Church last Friday evening The ParentTeachers Association will hold fis regular January meet ing on Wednesday evening January 22nd in the High School Auditorium Mr Ulish the guest speaker give a talk Public Safety will made The topic is a timely one f or in these times the federal government has already and is still receiving in creased power in social and political Reporter Tinrn to Page 5 New Directors Named to Board of Hull Hospital At a meeting of the Common Stock holders of Hull HospPal laat week a new Board of Directors was elected as follows Drs G Maris Herman J Kooiker and C Beach of Hull Dr W Maris of Sioux Center Dr A L Lock of Rock VaHey Dr C Maris of Sanborn and Dr G M De Young of George The new directors are Drs Herman J Kooiker C Mar Js and GM De Young Tog directors refer their cases to the Hull Hospital and all are active members ot the Medical and Surgical Tax Equalization Meeting In Sioux Center Next Moa Jake MOSS this place and Asa MiJiienburg and Tim Rens of Siotsx Center attended a meeting at Boyden last Monday evening to discuss ways enact thJs Jt is the ideal Auxiliary Acts to Support Dependent Child Aid Bill The Auxiliary to the Ajnerican Le gion Wegman Post No 380 held their regular session at the home of Mrs Josie Vander Schaaf last week Thursday evening Committees reported on having vis ited or sent out Christmas baskes of fruit to the needy or shutins Some were remembered b7 a small personal gifit Because the Auxiliary sponsored the Tuberculosis Christmas Seal Sale those suffering with this disease were also remembered at this season of good cheer Mrs Mina Huibregse chairman on Legislation read a paper on this sub ject After a discussion on the cle the members carried a motion to our State Legislators urging the support of the bill The Aid to Dependent Children which will be introduced in the coming legislature We have been paying onr share into the Federal Treasury since out geting any contribution for our I children simply lue to our failure dred relatives and close friends of the young couple Tie bride wore a floorlength dress of blue brocaded silk with a carna tion corsage and carried a bouquet of snap dragons roses baby breath and carnations The groom wore a blue green suit Following the ceremony a program was carried out during which Mrs Leo De Zoeie of Hawarden sang Guide Book Devine A twocourse luncheon was served to the guests The waitresses were the Misses Stel la Dykstra Delia Brummel Myna Vis ie Leusink Cornelia Hui All stein Johanna Vis Gertrude Lock horst Johanna Kooiker and Myna De Jong Mrs HoHrop of Sioux Center assisted with the luncheon In the evening about 100 young peo ple attended a reception for the new lyweds in the Vis home Many gifts were received Ty the young couple Mr and Mrs Zevenbergen will make their home near Orange Cty The Index joins their many friends yer elate has been changed from Tuesday o Wednesday no accommodate the speaker Everyone interested in the Public Schools is invited to attend all the PTA meetings Please come and bring a friend to introduce his Sate Brand Butter and at the same time get a market for his products closer to home According to letters received by relatives Jake Ver Sluis will be home in a week or two from his Canadian trip and it is also reported that John Velthiuzen is on his way home from the Wm Olivier is taking a short va cation and spending it up at Edger ton Minnesota at ihe home of friends and relatives LA fine baby boy arrived at the John G Van Dyk home up at LarchwoOd the first of the week Grandmother Pefer Westra is up there caring for the mother and son John Douma left Monday for Sioux City where he will take a few weeks course in sroragp battery repairing ihe Church and was enjoyed by the firemen and their guests Following the dinner several short Jalks were given followed by the show ing of a film on Firo Prevention and another on a trip down the Colorada river Directors ReElected for Hull Bldg and Loan Assn rThe regular annual meeting of the Hull Building and Loan Association was held last week Tuesday and the election of directors was held and in extending congratulations and best wishes for a long and happy vedded life and mans to promote interest in tax equalization on agricultural lands in giOn Auxiliary that no child shall be of his bill and of the American Le independent school districts At this meeting is was decided to liold a connywide meeting at Sioux Center on Monday January ZQili at PM in the Town Hall fThis meeting will be open to tlie public and all inlerested parties are arged to attend deprived of a proper home wh its parent or relatives because of pov erty alone VanOort Sponsoring John Deere Day Next Tuesday the The dinner was prepared and served j the January meeting on Wednesday by of the Ladies Aid of evening January 2nd beginning at oclock C O Saw yer Publicity Chairman The Study Group met in the High Bchool Tuesday afternoon with Mrs Edward C Reimann in chargeo discussion which proved very inter esting The next meeting will be on Tuesday January 2S and Mrs Wm Gunnink wilj lead with Healhy Liv ing as the topic Three Community Program Planning Meetings Thurs Dr W H Stacy Rural Sociolo gist Iowa Stafe College will help community leaders in Sioux County plan their programs for the year 1941 Any community leader who is in getting information along this line is welcome to attend meetings meetings will be held on Thursday January 16 in the morn ing at oclock at thc Ireton Town Hall in the afternoon oclock at the Sioux Center CoOp erative Lumber Yard and at that evening in the Hospers Town Council Room other business as came before he meeting was transacted old directors were reelect ed and John Hymans succeeded J P Hanenburg deceased as director The officers and directors are John De Koster President Dr C L Beach Vice President c O Sawyer Secretary and Treasurer and J H Anderson C H John Hymans B Shlmp and Charles G The association is growing steadily and now has assets of f 66 923 09 Mrs Andrew Bonestroo Died at Kerkhoven Minn Co Agent Announces 4H Contest on Electrification Farm boys and girls in Sioux Coun ty have an oppontunry this year to compete a national rural electri Mrs Ben Bonestroo and Bert Bon John Deere Day advfestroo left Wednesday morning for of Peter Van Oorr in another place in this issue Melody Comes to Town and four other big alltalking pic jtures will be shown at the Davidson Misa MrT Kerkhoven Minnesota called there v he of Andrew Bonestroos her marriage was The Hun unit regrets the loss and Opera Houi In Hu i f T aaugnter of sympathv to the bereaved Re6ne Hullite8 family in the passing away of the aT nj unutx iidrp no avaij2k7 at this wriinc County Commanders wife Mrs Ed are Grandmother Critters Was 84 Years Old on Friday Grandmother Mrs John Gritters Sr was 94 years old on Friday Jan aary lOlh Over one hundred relatives and friends called hroughout the day to congratulate her GrrSers is up and around most Co Pittsburgh Pa of the ime and is enjoying life The j The SiouxElectric Cooperative Index joins her many friends in conj fiOciation is also cooperating on his and best wishes i 4u Cjub activity fication contest in which six V college scholarships will be awarded reports County Agent H E Goertz In addition every state winner will receive an educational trip to the 20th National 4H Club Congress at Chicago next fail and every county winner wiJl receive a gold medal in counties in which more than five contestants are participating As far as the contest is concerned it doesrVr make any difference wheth er farm boys or girls have electricity on their farms the agent points Those who have electricity on their farms will rbe asked to ftell about the advantages of electricity including savings in tme money and work Those who do not have electricity win prepare a plan showing how e lectricity would improve their farm Thirtyfive points will be given o these reports The club members record will he rated 20 points and his rural electrification activities 45 points in the general scoring Complete deails about the can be obtained from the county Farm Bureau office The contest is beinsr conducted by the Extension Service at Iowa State College and the Department of Agriculuve Arrangements are being handled by thA National Committee on Boys and Girls Work Chtcaeo Hiinoic and awards will be furnished by the Electric and Manufac ;