Sioux Center News, May 7, 1942

Sioux Center News

May 07, 1942

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Sioux Center News (Newspaper) - May 7, 1942, Sioux Center, Iowa Center MAKE PAY VOLUME 51 NUMBER 10 Official City and County Newspaper Center of Sioux County Iowa THURSDAY MAY 7 Increased Benefit Payments Announced NEWS FORCE L Haah Accepts Position At Western Christian High Leonard Haan who is completing his fourth year as principal of the Chris tian School in Sioux Center has accept ed a teaching position at Western Chr High at Hull He wilt have charge of the History classes there Mr Haan taught at Western Chr So we consider complacent a very undesirable state and perhaps we de serve the the people of county deserve the lambasting giyen us last week by Chairman Mouw we should be ashamed that jSioux county which we proudly call the garden spot of the world should be falling so lamentably short of its in the War Bond drive while other counties in our state are over the top There is some comfort in the thought that there is still time to re deem ourselves and outcounty from the stigma of this complacent state We can wake up and increase our the committeeman who called on us or the local chairman and aell him that we have reconsidered now realize the need for greater sac rifice and are willing to do our share Democrat One pf our subscribers is still laugh ing about this front page heading which appeared in the Sioux City Journal one day last week BRITISHBOMBINGS ARE HIGH LY UNPOPULAR WITH GER MAN PEOPLE 0 Princess Juliana Will Visit Central College Pells Princess Juliana of The Netherlands wilt be the special guest of Central college here at the annual commencement May 18 Presi dent I JLubbers has announced An honorary degree will be awarded to heir by the college Th party wiU include Dr Alexan der Netherlands minister to the United Sfairs Lou don waiting and hersecretary The princess has made her tiome in Ottawa Canada since 1940 and at pre ent is visitingin the UnitedStates 0 Game Warden Gregory Moves to Rock Yalley James Gregory game warden of Sheldon has had his territory changed and will move June 1 to Rock Valley After that lime his territorwill be the two countiss Sioux Sheldon Mail Pella Tulip Festival 3 Days This Week 1942 Farm Program Calls For Corn Payment Of 166c Per Bushel AVERAGE PER ACRE IN SIOUX COUNTY Word was received this week that the 1942 Parity and Agricultural Con servation Program payments will be as follows Parity Payment on Corn lllc per bu Parity payment on wheat 13 5c per bu ACP payment on corn 55c per bu ACP payment on wheat 99cper bu ACP payment on potatoes I8c per bushel This information makes a very at tractive payment for the com grower at 166e per bushel to be paid on the rated yield for each farm The average rate paid per acre in this county would be for each acre provided he stays within his allotment and is in full compliance Sioux County Behind Quota As First Bond DriveNearsEnd Patriotic Program Friday DuaneShaw Night In Town Hall ProceedsTo Benefit Of Naval Relief The producer would be eligible for a corn loan and have his excess corn acres which could be planted to soy beans which are supported by a per bushel minimum price for No 2 The for this weelc JFriday evening will be carried ou tas a patriotic program Originally it was scheduled as Game Night but becausetoo many tickets were sold for an informal party ft was necessary to change the program so that the Calendar Of School Events May May banquet May Exercises Civic Club Will Meet For Army Service Daune Shaw principal of the Junior High School left Sioux Center on Tuesday to report for army service He had been notified that his number was up to be drafted and had received a deferment until June 1st Mr Shaw plans to visit his to enange tne program so that the rp j audience could be seated The Wornj JUCSClay May ens Club whowere in charge of the beans this fall We are alsp being i sale tickets deserve credit for the The Civic Club will meet in the rintnisttlA Vii l j J i I ct I O i ri ft Gint t V f OWH Ilil patriotic by supplying much needed bean oil for our country LEONARD HAAN High in Hull several years ago going to Cleveland and then Chicago from Hull Four years ago hewas hired to act as Principal of the Christian school here To date a new principal has not been decided on Anna Kooimapf Rock Valley the 6th grade teacher atthe local Christian School does not plan to come back next year Due to the heavy rains the board was unable to raeet at the appointed time and so as yet no one has been hired to take Miss Kooimas place Miss Alyda De Stigter will continue to each the 1st and 2nd grades next year and Miss Josephine Vahder Wei de will again btive charge of the 3rd and 4Ui grades at the Christian school HaveYduEBirth Certificate Handy Men who may be looking for work ir defense plants must be able to show their birth certificate So get your certificate now and have it handy Pella is celebrating its 8th annual tulip festival the last three days of this week Each year Pella has improved its setting and program This year the program is adopted to the fact that we are at war SA Sandven formerly Superintendent here is general chair man oi the festival this year Mothers Day Sunday May 10 Gov George A Wilson issued a pro clamation designating Sunday May 10 as Mothers Day The governor asked that the Ameri can flag be displayed from all public buildings in Iowa onthis day Her seated Tfie preservation of the Christian home with all that it means for the good of huraanify rests with the moth ers who preside therein Annual Meeting Of Telephone Co May 11 The annual meeting of the Mutual Telephone Co of Sioux Center will be held next Monday May 11 The meeting will be held in the Legion Hall to start at 8 PM 0 Solly Schemmer Will Be Plumber In Alaska ROCK C H Schemmer left this morning Monday May 4 for Fairbanks Alaska where he will be head of the plumbing and heating at the air bases to built there He is in the employ of the OF Lytle Construction Company of Sioux City and the Greene Construction Co of Des Moines who are affiliated on the project Solly is the proprietor of hte Schemmer Hardware store here and has been manager for the Bock Val ley baseball team for several years 0 Near 2 Inches Rain During Past Week About two inches of rain fellia Sioux Center during the past week i most of it Monday night and Tuesday Although there was considerable mois ture in the subsoil this rain was much needed for top soil The temperature dropped to freezing point Tuesday have damaged tomato plants and apple frees ome but not extensively 0 success of raisirigjmmey in Sioux Cen ter for the NavalRelief Society The Wo mens Club also extends its special program is being arranged by tlianks to the fiye girl scouts who woik of Max Kreutz the school faculty under the direction ed on the stest Saturday afternoon They are Thelnia Brommer Edith De Wit Ruth Overlander and Frieda Francis De Zeeuw The program which has been arrang ed will be ot apatroitic nature The main speakersjoii the program will be PB Mouw Anthony Te Paske and Rev LA Brunsting music will be furnished by the Mens chorus under the direction of Joe Wandscheerand by several groups of the high school under the direction of Max Kreutz Maurice Te Paske will be chairman of the program Admission to the program is only 25 the trio drawn cents All proceeds wfill go for the ben efit of the Naval Relief society The public is urgedto come whe ther they can out or not to Several important topics will be up i for discussion among them the proj posed Wednesday evening open air concerts for this summer the recreaj tional program for children specially j relative to the swimming pool 2nd Chr Ref Church Extends Call The second Christian Ref of Sioux Center extended a call lastl week to Eev H Kuiper of Chicago Two other Plan To Raise P B Mouw Cfganizatipn for completion at the Bond and Stamp Pledge will soon be ready ed in its quota by voluntary ssSsseipp DUANE SHAW itKmper or Chicago j home town Minburn Iowa and thenf ministers who completed i enlist in the army at Des Moines next n up at this time Mondav On Mav IStb i0 TO HT AT f T M Monsraa of Pella and Rev Vettmant of Prairie City la The church has invited Rev Kuiper j training school to corne uere to conduct services for tat have On May 15th he competitive examinations which he hopes will qualify him for officers the First National Bank The program will start at 745 and will last a short hour and a half Patriotic Party At Roller Muy 19 GATE RECEIPTS GIVEN TO NAVALf j dueled byMrShawr Miss Fena wiE carry part ofthe responsibility and j Max Krueiz win carry on in the ab i sence of a principal j Two Contests In Supervisor Race i There will be an election contest in f LT j two of the three supervise districts in WCQ MHV the primary Frwl Ireir tec willoppose Jakj Hop T The alt day school exhibit which was vjil ioe 2ndaKLn And Jake Gorze originally clarmed for Monrlsv RELIEF iman qf Hull will oppose Ed Moss us has been posiDODecT to 1 I m um I the district week Wed May 13 The exhibit will Tulip Festival At Orange City Set For May 15 Orange City has been set as the date for the annual tulip festival Tne program thisyear will be presented one day only because of the war The theme will be patriotic However there is no war scarcity am ong the thousands of tulips which are growing along Orange City streets and in gardens Plan Baptist Church In Sioux Center Rev JC Kastelein announced this week that plans are under way to or ganize a Baptist church in Sioux Cen ter A meeting for this purpose has tentatively been set for Monday May 18th RevKastelein has been conducting a meetings in the ve for the last three weeks Mr r Mrs Married 50 Mr and Mrs Adam Punt will cele brate their golden wedding anniversary next Tuesday May 12 AH the chil dren are expected to be present in cluding Pete from Stickney SD and Rev Martin Punt from Rochester NY A detailed story aibout the Punt family will be published in the NEWS next week He resignettfrpm the Baptist church at Yarmouth Iowa recently to come here at the invitation of friends in terested hi organizing the church Bruce VerHoef 2 Introduces New BeautyBath almost 2yearoldson of Mf and Mrs Bernard VerHoef has dis covered a newbeauty treatment His mother was washing Monday and had a tub of bluing water setting on a low table whereupon Bruce stepped into it fully clothed and was enjoying himself tremendously when his mother discov ered him there Ill bethes getting im patient for the swimmfng season too A patriotic skating party will be held j PE tie Vries who S also up for be held in the school auditorium trom at the roller rink Tuesday night May reelecfion will have no opposition 9 in the morning to 9 in evening no contests for anyof theRemember the change of Jatlconie To COUrthOUSe nil r IAV I9ih and the proceeds of this party will be donated tc the Naval Relief Benefit Heres a chance to have an evening ol good entertainment smooth floor good skates and swell music plus the 6ppprtunity to contribute to a yery wortlxr cause the Naval Relief courthouse offices have filed for reelection County Road Foreman all incumbents school oa WecL May 13th Everybody welcome to this annual school event 5 Ibs Sugar Annually To Each Person For Canning Every person holding a War Ration Book can tfet a special allotment of not mors than 5 pounds of sugar a year for homo csjining or preserving fresh ftuits anrt vegetables for home con sumption the OPA announced April 39 Application for more sugar for cfm nng will have to be made to local ra tioning boDrds on a special f rm orc vided by the OPA OPA form No anA will have to be presented bj an adult of the family cr by an authorized rgent The maximum amount of sugar which each holcVr of a War Ration Book will be entitled o obtain will be pounds For this purpose local boards will issue sugar purchase certificates not stamps The certificate will state the total amount of sugar the bearer may Sugar Ration Book Today Thursday May 7 is the last day you can register for a sugar ration book Herman Kuiper ofSanbbnjfdiedat the Doornink Orange City Monday afternoon following an opera tion about three weeks ago He was 69 years old and was a poultry farmer near Sanborn for the past 30 yearsT He married Anna Bergsma about 38 years ago and after farming near Car mel and Rock Valley for a few years moved to Sanborn where they resided since Survivors daughters Mrs Raymond Brands of Sheldon anc7 Mrsr Peter Rooda of Sanborn and one son Kenneth in Camp at Rockford 111 one granddaughter Lou Ann Brandts 3 brotherinrlaws Gale Bergsrna of Ireton John Bergsma of Hqspers and Will Bregsma of Rock Valley 2 bro thers Rev James Kuiper Jake Kuip er and two sisters Cosjie and Dena Good Neighbors Plow For Tom Linnan A group of friends and neighbors gathered st the Thos Linhan farm west of Maurice last Wednesday to join in a plowing bee during the absence of Mr Linnan who is a patient in the Sacred Heart Hospital LeMars Twenty one tractors were furnished by the following Mer rit Hawkins Wffl McDonald Buckley Brothers Henry with How ard Ruisch as driver Peter Hoekstra with Al Bekker as drJvefi Envin Reinfc ing John Heegen Jr Dick Kluis Wil bur DeJong Peter Vander Poppe Clar ence Kuiken fniisKed two tractors with Marvin Smit driving one Hibma Bro thers Hibma as driver ander Brake John Vander Weider Will Smits Wm Doherty with Cornie Van Maasdam as driver Alfred Van Peur sem Chester Van Peursem Henry Mui lenburg with Wallace Muilenburg as drvier and Fred Jahn Peter Van Maasdam and Kenneth De Pree also assisted A total of 90 acres were plowed by the group in a few hours Mrs Fred Buckley asisted Mrs Linhan in preparing lunch for the wor kers 0 Gasoline Rationing Begins May 15 in East Acting on information supplied by Petroleum Coordinator Ickes and at the direction of the War Production Board Price Administrator Henderson on Ap ril 23 announced that a temporary plan for rationing gasoline in 17 eastern States and the District of Columbia would be instituted May 15 Annual Baby Party iMay 19th The annual will be held on Tuesday afternoon May 19tli at the at Pearl Harbor The Naval Relief Benefit ha endorsed by President Rooseve also the Governor of our state it is j legitimate and worthy of your CENTER PRECINpX All of you who want to roller skate 3 CAUCUS nave the opportunity you have beenl wailing for a long time Old and youngcome out Tussqay night May 19 home of MrsA Te sponsored by the WCTU and more lion soother It certainly is a sad case of the richly blessed County seem to be Tin willingto volun tarily lend their money tcrthe govern ment ic order that we may war It seems that people dp not real ize that it we lose this war the dol lars or any property they have wfli be wortSnothing The liberties and privileges we prize wiU be lostamL goneforever You are not give your money you are merely ask ed to lend at a good rate of Interest An unprejudiced committeeswill fig ure out the quota on both accumu lated capital and income basis Those who have pledged or bought too little vfll then be notified andwill peered to either buy the bonds or stamps or sign a pledge that purchase tfiera during the will be no use of arguing with local or County chairman because the am ounts wiU be set and sent inand the order will come from higher authori ty down through county and local committees DO YOU REALIZE THAT IF WE LOSE THIS WAR Your property will not be yours it will go to Hitter and the Japs The hogsTand cattle you feed and the grain you raise will go to Hstiep and the Japs to feed their armies and you your children witf be ra tioned the amount ycu may have for yourselves The money you earn wJH he put in Hitter and the bank and you can then get so much on a ration card fccyou andyour family Your churches wil be gone your schools will be gonetnV sanctity of your home wiDhe gone atlycur or ganfzations for service and begone your liberty will begone will be gone yes even old he causa theyeat and do no good people and invalids must be out of the way because they eat and cant work fop Hitler or the Japs Our mothers ahrTdaughters wift no fonger be thegfory of our nomea but wili fae tfcefanfmat lusts of HitlerVArniy and this JapaT Come on people of Sioux you who profess to loose of your dollars ana dont let it be necessary for an order to co through for you your 3uty Dont you have a heart for your i family V r Dont you havea the lib erties you enjoy Maurice Raises Membership Available In Auto Mechanics Defense Class 8 WEEK COURSE 5 NIGHTS PER WEEK PM there will be a meeting of alL voters who are affiliated wife the Re s publican Party to nominate eleven del egatesto the County Convention The meeting will Be held jo the basement 1 room oi the town hall prompt John Boeyink Precinct Committeemaii Mrs Fred Den Beste i Precinct Committeewomau Plans have not been definitely made i as yet forstartiiig the second OS Y Defense Training Class at tne Chevro Rtformed church is having a Mcthere Miv MOTHERS DAY PROGRAM Girls League i Wont you lend your dollars at a t good rate of interest so that the boys j may be properly fed and equipped to The town of Maurice over the protect those thingsfor you 1 dare sing America or The For Navy Relief top in raising funds forNaval relief j CF Heusinkveld chairman this week star Spangled Banneryes the Gos sent the county cfiairmaa B61HVTQBS snd do yojt dare Pray to they raised in about 2 LGod Almighty keepyour dolfais Central r tn ilEai program Monday The course is still open for several u at S00 x more bos betore it can be started It tliets Bwi daughter3 be 33 again pomted out that the class is unch served serve open to any young man between 17 and Uitering will ba received 2o years of age who is out of school There are no charge for the instruction and a complete course in auto and trac tor mechanics will be offered will entitle those completing the work to a government certificate which will Ruth Oliver Employed At Bakery Ruth Oliver daughter of Mr Mrs John Oliver who recently moved here from Liester has been employed to work in the Smith bakery Gertrude Vander Garde daughter of Mr and Mrs John VanderGarde who has been working for sometime at the bakery will take the place of fanny CaTfchoven who resigned at the bakery on Saturday God Almighty ia Do you dare takethe advances In pries that this war has brought on and then not even lend seme of itto our boys who are giving their for and it v Do you dare to let someone else carry CENTRAL CHURCH ADOPTS DAYLIGHT SAVING 1 Correspondent f Buys Stamps Starting this coming Sun day May 10 i Dear Editor Would like give them a good recommendation for i Central Church will begin j f specific army services as well as ing valuable in industrial jobs The course is arranged to meet five evenings per week from 8 to 11 PM for a period of eight weeks If at all interest please contact Morning Services at am They have been starting at 10 aJn This is daylight saving time 0 McLean local defense sOlool supervisor imme diately CORN1E MEYERS FAMiUY WILL MOVE TO OREGON Mr and Mrs Cornie Meyers and i daughter Betty plan to leave for Portland Oregon where they will i make their home They will go bout two weeks Mr Meyers has been employed by f f Fred Overlander for the past year driv i ing the gas truck TT0 to have a settlement soI can buy Defense Stamps Your Corrtsgondent HazelDearborn CSditors above little note was written at the bottom of the Rock Valley News letter of this week Her check was mailed out Jmmediatels the burden for you and you cash in on the benefits 0 Forty 1210 pound steersu marketed at Sioux City last by W f4 VANTt Hutt r brought him psrhundredweight Mr Vant Hul has been shipping to Sioux City for IS years REV KASTELEIN WILL PREACH IN MAURICE SUNDAY Rev JC pas tor of SiouxCenter winconduct ser vices Sunday morning at 10 oclock in the American Reformed Chnrcfr of i Maurice j Cooperative Wool i Pools In Sioux County Three wool pools have been set up for Sioux County tob year The dates Snwem7o Local Music Groups Woii 7 Superiors In State Meet Father and son are pictured The music croups of the local high school f and places are as follows May Cooperative Eleva j tor and Sioux Center Lumber Yard GILBERT VAN BEEK of Rock Valley May Coooerative Lum la and NEAL of Sioux Center towa The former patron of the Sioux City ber Yard and Rock Valley Cooperative Edevator market over 30 years had cattle here June Cooperative Eleva the day the picture was snapped as t tor and Ireton Cooperative Lumber also did his son The latter has been Yard shipping t6 Sioux City since he began Wool farming for himself 10 years ago ed at 1 took part in the state contest Entries in this cpntes were made up of all first division winners in the district contest of northwest Iowa In this keen competition our school made s very favorable ning seven first division ratings and four seconds Sioux Center was the sacks and twine may be securj only school competing that won first le Varm Bureau office t division ratings in the three large glee club girls glee club acd mixed chorus Other first division placements were girls trio madrigal boys quartet and John Vander Kerks baritone solo This year has been one of outstand ing achievement for the music groups inasmuch as groups received su perior ratings in state competition than ever before in the history of the school inis is surely a tribute to the talent and showmanship of the Sioux Center music department ;