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Sioux Center News (Newspaper) - August 4, 1955, Sioux Center, Iowa Ive lived through hot weather before and i expect to make it through this heat but i dont like it reminds me of a Day i put in on the Island of Corsica during the the Mercury Rose to 113 that Day and the Only Way we were Able to find Relief from the heat was by going swimming in the we were in the Cool water practically All Day one Day of intense heat int but when it drags on Day after Day it seems to take something out of a no wonder southerners move the heat probably robs them of most of their Energy at an Early and from then on they simply cant move with any Ive heard the warm enough for a so Many times this week in tempted to give an answer that would not sound very if some one cold enough for a next Winter in going to have a Stock after this heat wave Iowa will never get cold enough to suit i can protect myself from the but in at a loss to know what More i can do to protect myself from the heat and still carry on i my daily Sandy hollow has been almost overrun with traffic this hundreds of people have been swimming there Day after practically living in the and undoubtedly hundreds More would do the same if they could spare the volume 64 number 24 Center of Sioux Iowa official City and county newspaper August 1955 preparations made for big fair attendance area still gripped by Corn in Western area reported damaged no Relief seen Sioux county residents sweated out another yesterday and scorching Day heard predictions of no Relief in the next few yesterday marked about the 14th Day of High 90 degree with the exception of monday when it reached the Mercury again Drew very close to the 100 degree Mark monday was the hottest Day of the according to official records kept by John Volunteer weather observer the first reports of serious leading but therevas Mitch traffic lately that it is extremely Dusty and one takes a risk when he drives out cars become bidder in a Cloud of dust sometimes and they cant be seen it will be Wise to drive with caution and at slower speeds when going it to or from Sandy appliance dealers and hardware stores in Sioux Center cant keep up with the demand for electric fans and room air some have been sold out for Sev eral Days and Are unable to get any that is a Tough Situa Tion big demand but no its sort of like the position car dealers found themselves in after the but now they can Only dream about the Good old if we Cool summer next local stores wont be Able to find a person to buy their and so who knows the answer about next december some peo ple Are going to wish they had some of this heat like the 4 poor widow who cried for three Days without stopping after her husband then her lawyer a with a Check from insurance she stole a look at the amount and with a tear glistening in each she said you May not believe but id give of this to have him in a few More years it May be a damage to Corn were beginning to come in this Corn on Hills in the Western part of the county was beginning to fire and a few Farmers were extremely concerned about their reports of heat damage to Corn South of Here were also in Sioux Center yester these reports were coming from areas that did not receive the most recent showers or where rainfall has been Light All the Corn crop still looked Good and there was ample soil moisture for the soybeans and the Hay crops likewise were not touched by the High weather observer Oliver re ported this week that a total of inches of rainfall was measured in july Here and that the average High for the month was weather records for the past seven Days show the following july 27 july 28 july july july 31 29 30 97 96 99 96 100 97 74 74 72 72 76 73 72 mistake to Call a can Many cans a tin Are being made now without any tin since there is no tin Ore in North the nations scientists have been working for years to get away from the need for having unto Etiny on and they appear now to be accomplishing their the baseball game that will pack tet table this week is Sioux centers game with Rock if this one Doest fill the Ball Park i dont know what kind of a match this will be a very important game for both one of the highlights of Mary Ann Klaaren trip to the state legion auxiliary convention in Des Moines last week was a Chance to meet some of the russian farm delegation Leo its arranged for Sioux centers girls state govern or to see the Sioux Center Fra livestock judging team wins contest four Sioux Center Fra making up the clubs livestock judging won the first place trophy monday in a Brown Swiss show and judging contest held at they competed with 10 other eams from Northwest Rock rapids won second place and Inwood took the Joys made the trip to Prim gear High school in members of the team Are Allan Phil Den her Robert Van Voorst and Robert Vander an inter View with the made a1 the show and put on will be broadcast from the Spencer radio station at this after league title May hang on tonight game Rock Valley the Northwest Iowa league championship could be determined Here this evening when Sioux Center and Rock Valley meet in their final regularly scheduled game of the Sioux Center is a half game a head of Rock Valley right and if the indians can pull this one out of the fire have the Crown in the if Rock Valley will have to win a postponed game with Paullina to get the Sioux Rock Valley and Paullina Are that close together at this the indians have a rec Ord of 14 wins and 3 losses Hock 13 wins and 3 and Paul 12 and the rocks began running into trouble shortly after the fourth when George spoiled their perfect Sioux centers record has Cen Good except for three spotted the latest at Paullina tuesday Good hit tort Well staffed with Paullina outfit cashed in on four Indian errors in the 4th inning tuesday night and got credit for a total of three Home runs in that winning 8 to Ron Juffer and Dave Vander Berg did the pitching and Sand Bulte Ken de Vos saved the indians from the Embarrass ment of a lower score by Knock ing out a Homer with two men on in the against Sheldon thursday Sioux Center had less they brought Home a 124 Victory with Vander Berg doing the pitch ing and Sandbulte the indians got 10 runs in the first three innings and two More in the Sheldon got their first two in the 6th and last two in the or 90 Days for Sioux Falls Man on Omvik charge Ted Smith of Sioux Falls received a Fine of or 90 Days in jail this week on a charge of driving a motor vehicle while into i he was still in jail in or Ange City wednesday Smith and Roy also of Sioux were picked up near Boyden saturday night by patrolman George barn who want got a 30 Day suspended sentence for into Vandergriend boy Home from Hospital Little Jimmy vender 9 year old son of and Jake Vander of Orange returned Home from the hos Pital last week and was reported to be getting along the Little boy suffered a severe Skull injury july 14 when he Fel from a he received emergency brain surgery at Sioux City guess what Hes thinking surrounded Beautiful bouquets of Flowers saturday of Fred con eluded 50 years of service with the first National Bank by idly spinning a new fishing reel when Tholf picture was with feet on his Fred was thinking of the Long a vation hell be taking it will include the were presented to him the toy National Bank of Sioux and in photo at were honoured at a Public reception at the Bank hero Sioux county fair opens tuesday and will feature three event packed contests preparations were being completed this week for a record at Tendance at the Sioux county youth fair in Sioux August and with More area for parking larger space for fair activities and an indicated increase in All classes of fair Board members looked for what May to the biggest fair year yet in entries will begin coming in shortage of water continues As heat wave grips area Sioux Center residents were still using Wontor on voluntary rationed basis this week As the municipal in tar system continued to overburden its pump ing facilities in on of tort to keep up with the despite voluntary the water pumps to be lighting a losing How reserves were gradually dwindling in the and town clerk Rich Kroon Esti mated that by sometime in the ii Iddle the week water pros truck destroyed near Hospers a Little Rock truck Driver escaped with Only a Cut leg Satur Day when his truck went out of control and crashed into the ditch near a Bridge on Highway 33 near the Ralph Carie apparently fell asleep at the the truck was almost a total legion and Peewee to play the Junior legion baseball team will meet Alton there on monday night and will leave from the school at coach Paul Muyskens announced this Peewee will practice at monday morning and will play Alton sometime during the coming Friday and by the news 1500 at reception for Aue at Bank nearly 1500 persons attended the informal reception for Fred Aue at the first National Bank Friday and among the out of town visitors were Joe Grant and Kenny from the first National Bank at Sioux who brought three dozen red roses Max Towne of the live Stock National Sioux who presented and Aue with a Large brass planter Wheelock and Charles Walcott of the Security National Sioux who Sioux Center shows increase again in sales tax collections for first Quarter of 1955 Sioux Rock Valley were the Only towns in Sioux county to show an increase in business during the first Quarter of 1955 As compared with the first Quarter of All other towns showed a slight decline in according to recently released sales tax figures for the february and March Sioux Center ranked second Only to Hawarden in total with Orange City next and Rock Valley following in that the total sales tax collected Dur ing the first Quarter in Sioux Cen Ter was As compared with in to determine the Gross sales for any town for the the sales tax May be multiplied by since the two per cent tax still was be ing collected in the first sales tax figures for 1954 and together with the percent age of increase or Are Given below for Sioux county communities and other nearby towns 1w4 ims Alton Hawarden Hull Orange City Rock Valley Sioux Center Rural f total in Sheldon Hartley Sibley be Mars Sioux City Little girl Dies after fall into toilet at Matlock Patricia Ann who would have been 2 years old next novem died monday of suffocation and drowning when she fell into an outdoor toilet on the Henry Riemersma farm near Matlock the daughter of and Herbert was vis iting with her parents and two aged 10 and at the Riemersma when the Childs absence was noticed a search was begun and a shoe was found on the floor of the the child was pronounced dead upon recovery the Sioux county sheriff Harry Dykstra and Van Sioux county investigated the body was taken to the Vogelaar funeral Home at George and will be taken to Flint tuesday for funeral serv ices and presented a Quet huge mixed Bou and Erickson and Aronson of the toy National Sioux who gave Fred a Gold plated Glass Rod and earlier Fred had been Given a Marble desk set and pen by the Sioux county Bankers and a to set by the Board of directors of the local Over 700 glasses of lemonade were served and 800 ice Cream bars were visiting the Given to children Bank Friday and 3 county students make Deans Honor list at Iowa state a Deans list of outstanding students at Iowa state College for the Spring Quarter of study was announced by the College included were Mikell Mouw Sandbulte of Sioux Cen Muriel Raak of Maurice and Martin Vandermaaten of Orange the two Womer Are in Home economics Anc Vandermaaten was majoring in veterinary the Deans list is made up of students who have been in attendance at Iowa state for three or More carried a full academic who Load Eden Vermeer will leave in August to teach in Grade school in Germany miss Ellen Vermeer of Sioux for More than 15 years a teacher in elementary grades in both town and country will enjoy a new experience this she will be teaching the children of army personnel in it will be her first trip abroad and she expects to be gone at East a she will be one of approximately 600 teachers Leav ing the states in August to take assignments of this kind in eur twelve Are Iowa miss Vermeer will go by train to from where she will leave about 16 by plane for she May not know until she gets there where she will be assigned in the government has 105 schools in Europe and will open them on a 12 months Sal miss Vermeer will be paid from the time she boards a train for the East and she will be allowed about 30 Days for travel in Europe next besides teaching Rural miss Vermeer has been an instructor in Sioux City and be she completed eight years of teaching in be Mars this she says she is looking Forward to her trip very since it will be the first time she has gone East and her first time Flower Shew will be held saturday the annual Flower show sponsored by the local club will be held at the City Hall on saturday afternoon and August All Flower lovers Are Welcome to View the Many arrangements and Are invited to contribute any Flowers they might have to suggested types of Mulder to speak on Mission work along Border present the first Baptist pastor at water for farms because of the critical water shortage in Sioux Center and on Many sur rounding farm the town will have a Man on duly at the town Well site cast of Here each week Day Between the hours of 9 and Farmers who want to haul water May have their tanks filled out according to town clerk Rich Kroon Kroon said the town is doing this As a Public serv since it cannot spare water from the Tower in town due to the Lack of a sufficiently Large pipe line at the present the usual charge will be made for the Kroon sure might fall off for several hours and that that might take place daily until the heat wave is Many persons were Cooper by not water ing lawns or gardens or wast ing excessive amounts of water members of the town Counci feel that voluntary controls Are better than More drastic conservation and they Are hopeful that it will not be necessary to shut the water of entirely unless an emergency they Are urging everyone to continue to watch the use of not to waste will conduct two meet nos related to his forthcoming missionary work along the Rio Rande they will be held next monday and August 8 and 9 at the monday evening he will speak on the missionary Chal Lenge on the mexican Border and tuesday evening he will show pictures he took on a re cent Survey he special music will be furnished both evenings by members of the Mulder Mulder has extended special invitation to All friends in this area to attend these two the speaker at the Baptist Church this will be Gerlt Schut from the serv ice will Start at 8 officers raid vow club at Granville and find liquor sheriff Hoogland Dykstra raided and Deputy premises of the veterans of foreign wars club House at week monday Granville night and last a during the Spring and who maintained a average throughout that under the Iowa state system of Grad ing is an a is a b average and a c local firm pays traffic a Fine of and costs was paid by Sioux hatchery of Sioux Center on a charge of being overweight on a pickup july the Light truck was weighed in at Orange City by patrol Man George the charge was heard by Justice Martin Kuiken Are the following display of childrens arrange big table Blooming plants and those with Green All Flowers for display should be brought to the town Hall by 10 Oclock that a Silver Tea will be held in the afternoon and there is a possibility of holding a bake Short of space this weeks news is Jam packed with news and inter Esting Reading but it want quite Large enough to hold All the news items that were gathered and turned because of the we were forced to hold out Sev eral stories that will appear next Propri ated 21 bottles of liquor displays found at the two charges against officers of the club were illegal Possession of alcoholic and illegal Possession for the purpose of the Case has been turned Over to the grand jury will Morse Hoorneman of be and the Granville club he represented by special meeting a special meeting of Sioux Center Volunteer firemen has been called for 7 Tomor Row in the town All firemen Are asked to be Good will truck the Good will truck will Call in Sioux Center before 8 on Augustah donations should be at the George residence before that red Cross swim program will end with picnic Friday the red Cross swimming pro Gram at Sandy hollow will end officially with a picnic for All swimming classes and parents who want to the wednesday and Friday classes will have their ses Slon Between and while the thursday and Satur Day classes will meet at the poo at children have been instructed to bring their own sack Lunche and cold ice Cream bar will be Given free by the re a boat demonstration for classes will be held at 10 m with newel demonstrations All will leave for Home i returning swimmers to their respective in the event of Rainy the events of the Day will be postponed until sat Over 700 youngsters have been receiving swimming lessons at Sandy hollow this they have come from Sioux or Ange City and achievement certificates will be awarded to children earning them during the first week of Jerry who is in charge of the said this missionary Union to hold meeting the North Sioux missionary Union will hold a get acquaint de meeting at Carrel Church at 2 on for miss Fenita Harmelink and Eunice which will be open to the a missionary to is Home on a three months furlough in connection with the illness of her Gertrude Post of monday and will close at 10 tuesday the first Day of the judging of girls projects will Start it that hour and will continue through the Dairy judging will Start at and Tho judging of and Poul try will Start at and continue through the livestock judging contest will be held also in the club calves will to weighed at 4 and two seven inning baseball games will be played Starling at tuesday Alton will play Orange City and Sioux cent or will play Rock wednesdays schedule wednesdays schedule includes beef girls a greased pig contest and calf the White horse mounted patrol will put on a two hour show at the Ball Diamond wednesday ight beginning at 8 thursdays program includes oys farm Bur a farm Bureau lower tractor calf band concert by the Sioux in tar Sioux county Wom chorus and the farm 3urcau Home Talent carnival entertainment will burnished on the grounds by the Art Thomas with rides and other attractions for fair go according to Advance White horse patrol will give an entirely new show wednesday with new new routines and Beautiful it will to an outdoor program and will to Given under the lights at the Ball contests starting at thursday mor a farm Bureau Horseshoe contest will be held at the town Park and other sports activities will be the Horseshoe Conn test will be an elimination with a playoff for the winners and Wirig prizes will be awarded for third and fourth persons entering do not have to be farm Bureau other contests at the Ball Park will Nail pie eat football softball basketball toss and other games for All members of the fam Coffee and pop will be furnished free at families Are asked to bring their own lunch and As of monday the following boys had entered the tractor Rodeo contest Marvin Marc Leo Garold Den Don Vander Egbert Van Don Van David de Keith Volney Alvin Kra ayin Brink and Gilbert Talent show top prizes for the Home Talent show will be first Sec Ond third and judges will be from radio and to entries in the Home Talent show include the following persons Sandra Lois and Rita Roy Charles Donald David Lavonne or Ville Eddie Diane Lila Mari Lynn Kenny Diana Hazel Van Veldhuis Edna Darlene de Janice Sandra Marjorie Arle Colleen Marlys Winona Vande Al Stan Vander Pete Willis Roc Henry Miedema and Myron Vander admission thursday night is and the farm Bureau invites everyone to harm links will be honoured at Carmel members of the reformed Church at Carmel will hold a Farewell gathering in Honor of his end miss Fenita All of whom will be leaving the Community Harmelink will be going to while their daughter has accepted an assignment to do missionary work in Japan and will leave the gathering will be held at Tho Church monday evening at and miss Harmelink Leroy Nattress will the latter part of this month Asbe inc guest speaker and lunch missionary to will be

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