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Sioux Center News (Newspaper) - August 11, 1955, Sioux Center, Iowa 5 at the risk of meeting some irate housewife Midway Between my office and the Post office to Morrow and at the risk of having to there and then de fend my views on the Public Street while dodging blows from such weapon As an umbrella in going to propose this week the adoption of a new National for want of a better i shall Call it a bachelors Holiday but it is strictly for married if i Haven already lit the fire under the pot of female let me do so by going on into de Tail about what i think the Ideal bachelors Holiday would be 9 it would be a Day in late aug when the fish Are beginning to bite again and when most farm Field work would be on this Holiday no married Man would not even so much As to put a slice of bread in the toaster or to refill his Coffee if his wife Cottri planned that the water faucet leaked and should be fixed before he left on his Days hed simply Tell her where to find a wrench and would leave without a care on his at the filling hed meet dozens of men he had never seen before away from their men who had forgotten what it was like to make a real decision for some who had even forgotten How to answer a question without the Little woman changed men they v would pitifully Happy with this new Freedom won by from the filling station the merry married men would scatter in All directions in Pursuit of Many would be off to some to play some to watch and afew just to take a Good Long ride through the country without being coached at every every Stop sign and every Railroad 6 these on Day bachelors would eat what they wanted to go where they wanted to completely unshackled and they would be on their spending for what they wanted to and doing anything they wanted to it would be a Day some men would never i have enough Faith in men to believe they be pretty Well behaved despite the absence of their mates the Normal exercised by Many Well meaning would be relaxed of and the on Day Bachel ors might find it a Little difficult at first to adjust to the yet i dont think they would go a lion that has spent its life in a Cage is Seldom unruly when it gets likewise with men who have been kept so Well in for s6 Many they Arent Likel to be when the Little int but enjoy i proposer that every bachelors Holiday would end with a Stag party in some Large Hall in each and during the closing hours of the Day each Man would be Given an Opportunity to brag about wife in a minute Long this would not Only in Flate his but it would prepare him for returning Home with Noth ing but Good thoughts on his mind about the woman he hed come Home proud of himself and proud of his that kind of a Holiday might smooth out Many rough Matrimony Ial pathways and make men of men at least for a Tail proposal stems from a Good Deal of thinking about and sym Pathy for a surprisingly Large percentage of married men whom Ive observed being dominated by their while i have no Hope for permanent emancipation for these Good my idea is that much Good would result if we could set them free even for Only one Day of the a bachelors Holiday would do Sioux county fair goers really got a break this the heat wave broke just in to give pleasant weather at the fair grounds and make everything move a Little More a Small amount of confusion resulting from the change of fair secretaries during the past year resulted in a rather poor carnival attraction at the Sioux county youth fair this the mix up came when Maurice Eldridge took Over from Dwayne i and it was Only at the last moment that arrangements could be worked out to bring in the Small Midway next it is a full sized earn Ival will be set up again on the while the carnival does it make a it does help to for the younger who usually have their pockets full of dimes and quarters at fair Broek and sons Duroc place at Cedar rapids Bert Broek and sons of Sioux Center placed with Superior group Junior boars at the National Duroc Congress at Cedar record breaking sales highlighted this event at which the Champ Ion boar consigned by Tracy of sold for volume number 25 Center of Sioux Iowa official City and county newspaper August 1955 attendance High first Days of county fair Western county farms hard hit heat wave and dry weather ruin hundreds of acres of Corn hundreds of acres of Corn in the Vicinity of Fairview and Hawarden were almost totally ruined in the heat wave and Drout like conditions that prevailed last the Lon drawn heat wave that after Many ended saturday after scattered showers reached Many parts of the fired hundreds of acres of Corn and ended any Hopes for a in the same there Are Fields that were not As badly hit and Many Farmers expect to get fair to Good yields from according to an on thespot Check made by the news last firing seemed to be worst on Well fertilized land and on Fields that had Alfalfa or pasture last the Lack of rain didst seem to be More than a contributing some farms had Fields of badly fired Corn and just a few Hundred Yards away were Fields that were Green and in apparently Good the Lack of rain All summer is doubtless reducing yields throughout the Western part of the especially in a band extending from Hawarden North to Rock Valley Wardly up towards Doon in Lyon much Corn is also fired in the Vicinity of these areas have missed most of the heavy showers that fell in june and july in the Eastern three four the of the rainfall has been extremely Light in the Vicin Ity of Here in the Central part of the appears that a bumper Corn crop is Well advanced and there is Little likelihood that Lack of rain from now on will do any some farm ers have reported that their Corn is made for the cooler weather reached the area saturday and a comfortable top of 70 degrees was read while lows of 56 were recorded both sunday and by the Mercury had climbed Back up to the weather record for the Sioux Center area for the past week is listed As follows 98 96 95 86 79 84 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 75 71 72 56 56 64 state will Widen Highway 75 South to county line a proposal Widen Highway 75 from Sioux Center South to the county line was included in plans for projects by the Iowa Highway commission in the near 23 is the Date set for let Ting the but the shortage of Cement May cause some delay of the actual this Section of Highway approximately 11 is 18 feet it will be widened to either 22 or 24 Highway 75 North of Sioux Center is 20 feet the Only other 18 foot highways in Sioux according to Engineer Are Between Alton and Orange City and the two mile Section of Highway 18 from 75 to other paved highways in the Are 20 feet or Sioux county has less 18foot Highway than Many counties in the Seliger said medical men plan to give second polio shots in fall members of the Sioux county medical made up of prac timing physicians in Sioux have voted to give the second injections of Salk polio vaccine after school starts in the it was announced this week by Naomi Sioux county Public health Ide said this decision was made because the doctors feel that it will be easier to Contact families at that the schedule for injections will be announced in the news when the time approaches for most school children eligible for the free shots received their first injections Early in these same children will be eligible for a second shot this midgets take first loss in tourney fall to Maurice the Sioux baseball team first Center midget suffered their defeat of the season Mon a heartbreaking 30 loss to Maurice in the round of the subdistrict this was their 14th game earlier they had Defeated and in tournament but the loss to Maurice meant of the end the season for the the Peewee will play their last game today at they will meet at the school at still boasting a 9 win and 2 loss the Junior legion team recently Defeated and will play their final game of the season at Hull for hulls appreciation Day the will begin at 5 m Sioux Center to Japan in 2 Days Audrey Groen arrived safely in Japan saturday to join her Soldier Lawrence who is on duty going by air All the Groen left Here wednesday afternoon and arrived in Japan saturday Tokyo or Friday night she was met by her husband in a staff they called Home Sun Day to advise their parents of her Safe shades of White and Brown in thai Corn Fielden the Clarence Htut firm Miles West of Sioux Center lest Witk told Story Many firmer s in that part of it county knew too would be no sell end Molt Ture together with Day after Day of neer100 degree tempera ruined of egret of Corn in the extreme Western pert of the county end in to the particularly Herd hit were in the Lebanon Eree end around of Eirvle end Shewn in the two above Arnold who for nearly 40 heres in which hed Orange City boy shows grand Champion baby beef Reserve honors go to Sheldon Volney Rolston thousands of Sioux county people packed the fair grounds Here tuesday and yesterday to look Over the largest display of boys and girls club and commercial exhibits Ever assembled for a Sioux county youth except for Thunder showers late tuesday afternoon that brought More than a half Inch of weather conditions were id Cal and parking space in the area was at been in picture Utt fired in the extreme up to 120 be the Heuer Ett meted that Ohlf Field might hive yet Ltd by the news its backs school edition next week with the fair Over this week and school childrens summer vacations fast draw ing to a Are be giving to think about Backoo school the time when school Bells will be ringing again is not far news will publish its annual backs school edition next featuring All kinds of needs for school age again this year the news advertisers will be telling you about the hundreds of things that can be purchased locally for children returning to watch for your next copy of the news and plan to do your shopping at local Donkey Ball game will follow girls contest wednesday Ever popular and always pertaining Donkey Ball will in be played at the Ball Diamond Here next wednesday aug ust when local players mount Missouri steeds for a riot of laughs the game will get underway after a girls at which local girls will play an outside the girls game will be Gin at 4and the donkeys game will be played1 at about provided the jackasses dont sit Down on the Orange City Man buys Deegan farm Ted Dragstra of Orange City was the successful bidder on a Quarter Section farm in ply Mouth county he paid per acre for Deegan located and six South two Miles West of Orange flicks station to hold open House Here on saturday Floyd flick Nyenhuis announced this week that he has purchased the Stock and equip ment in the Skelly station on North main from his fathering Ernie and will hold his grand opening of the newly remodeler station sat with the office and sales room completely new and new rest the station is ready now for the special who has been employed at the station for the past six has More than seven years experience in Gar Ages and service stations and says he will offer a Complete Auto from polishing to minor motor he will handle the full line of Skelly according to an announce ment appearing on an inside Heifer of the 1955 Sioux county youth Feir the one Shewn in the top photo by Leon Schimmel of Sioux she 12 old end being Leon the station offer free it Western in Hie lower picture boxed Candy with and special door prizes the Public is invited to attend the opening three took time out Eft Erneen to help Fred Kooi of ire ton Weter hit one of the Lerey ten Nepal of who Down to Toko in the Seutin of Fred by the news indians drub 112 to win league Crown i in final scheduled game the Sioux Center town baseball club ended their Northwest Iowa league schedule at the top of the pile thursday night by defeating Rock chalking up their 15th it was the first game they had taken from Rock Valley this year and the rocks worst defeat of the it gave the indians the championship Les Tegrotenhuis pitched one of his Best games of the season that allowing the rocks nearly 300 head of livestock will be sold at fair an estimated 225 baby co Market pigs and 10 Market lambs will to sold at auction at the Sioux county fair this after All will be livestock raised and fed by 4h and Fra club members in the the Sale will commence at on the fair grounds and it is expected that there will be buyers from All parts of the county As Well As from outside towns and cities attending the members of the fair Board Are encouraging As Many As possible to come out and it will present an Opportunity to buy some very Choice livestock for lockers and school curriculum Here meets ideal7 set up by state a recently issued bulletin of the state department entitled of Public in a report to the people of Iowa on the present problems and future goals of re organization in your school Dis sets Forth the goal of hav ing a High school Large enough to employ a minimum of 10 full time teachers in the following Fields of English mathematics physical science social science vocational agriculture Home economics Industrial arts commercial music and Fine arts physical education and How does Sioux centers Public High school measure up to these standards now the answer according to the present curriculum meets All these requirements and a few others As the High school and Junior High school meet this program in each department As follows two full time English teach miss Elizabeth Plummer and Ronald offering instruction in dra debate and forum speak a full time mathematics Tea Ted who gives three full years of High school physical including general chemistry and taught by Martin social four years of instruction under three Howard Paul Muyskens and John in instruction is offered in a full a course Seldom found in Public four years of vocational Agri culture is Given by Paul As Well As agricultural shop Pratti three years of Home economics will be taught this year by miss Arlene two years of Industrial arts will be Given again this year under the instruction of Robert web commercial courses will be Given by Ralph who has a masters degree in commercial Joe Wandscheer and miss Shirleen Nystedt will devote full time to both vocal and in with individual in four All qualified in the Field of physical will offer instruction in this de they Are Gorzeman and Arnold other instruction offered at the local High school includes Drivers present Day and an Opportunity to work on the school newspaper staff and the school also meets All North Central As Well As those set up by the department of Public Only three hits All night Lehudis did the the indians beat their Tom Toms in the opening stanza to the tune of five and then played head sup Ball right through to the final four More runs in the sixth inning dashed All Hopes the rocks May have had for salvaging the pieces that from then on the locals had Little to worry Hock valleys Gorrit was in trouble right from the he allowed six of the first seven indians to Bat in the open ing Frame to reach a two run double by Tegrotenhuis and a two run single by Kreykes took care of Gerritson was replaced after one out by Vanmaanen and never again got Back into the Oldenkamp did the score by innings Rock Valley 000 000 002 2 Sioux Center 500 004 11 11 the indians will play a non league game with Ireton there to Morrow night and will play their first game in the playoffs Here tuesday night against an opponent yet to be it could be Paullina or Rock depending on How these teams end up in their makeup expresses thanks for swim program speaking for the Sioux county chapter of the american red Dick Mulder of Alton expressed appreciation this week to the instructors who conducted the swimming and water safety courses at Sandy hollow this Mulder said All of the supervisors did a splendid Job and that they showed efficiency in the Way they organized the and carried out the in she said the local chapter was especially grateful to Dan de Ruyter for his Devotion to the difficult task of making All arrangements and seeing that the program moved along Mulder said it was All voluntary work that de Ruyter put in and that there is no pay for this Haverkamp to preach sunday Haverkamp of Pella will again conduct services at the Central reformed Church on sunday in the absence of Klaaren who is on a Haverkamp was formerly pastor 6t the Locel adopt infant and Gerald Vermeer Are the Happy parents of adopted she is months old and has been named John Draayer will again head county i ask committee John Iowa was reelected chairman of the Sioux county agricultural stabilization and conservation commit tee at the county convention held at the town Hall at Orange City on july when the Deje Gates from the 23 townships assembled for the purpose of select ing the county Albert de Vries of Sioux Iowa was reelected Vic chairman and Herman Vander Maten of Iowa was reelected the third the first alternate is Case Van Zanton of Rock Val Ley and the second alternate is Hans Swanson of the committee Allex Perien ced began oneyear terms they will be responsible for on the county of government farm programs for Price supports and production including acreage Wool subsidies and conservation the committee employs the county who is responsible for the Day to Day operations of the county Auchstetter of Hospers is the of fice manager for the Sioux county ask a one of the big attractions yesterday was the judging of live winning the highest honors of the show was Waldon who showed the grand Champion baby a 1110 Pound Angus Young son of and John Boer of Orange and a member of the Holland windmills 4h could hardly believe it when he was told his calf had the Reserve grand Champion was a Hereford shown by Volney Rolston of a member of the Grunt Sheridan livestock growers the animal weighed 1040 the grand Champion Market lit Ter of four pigs in the heavy division was shown by Fred Olrich of the four pigs came from a Tamworth a member of the livestock growers Young Olrich also showed the top Market grand Champion Market litter in the Light weight division was shown by Royce Tonjes of a member of the Reading rough riders 4h the Champion Light weight Market pig was shown by Janet Draayer of Rock member of the Plato plungers these were Only a few of Tho prize winners of this years others will be listed when final tabulations Are completed next the big events listed for today include the farm Bureau sports contests at the Sioux Center town the tractor Rodeo and live Stock Sale this afternoon at Tho fair grounds and the farm Bur eau Home Talent show this eve the White horse patrol show was held last there will be no admission charge for tonight baseball teams to have fix taken pictures of both the Junior legion team and the midget baseball team will be taken in the near Paul Muyskens said this the midget teams picture will be taken at on wednesday and the Junior legion picture will be taken at 4 All Ball players Are asked to be present in Loyd Vermeer Back on Job at Coop Loyd who was a bookkeeper at the Farmers co operative society office for Sev eral years before resigning to become manager of the Ben Franklin was pack in his old Job this to takes Tho place of Bernard de Jong who will go to West Carollee Deruyter at Baton twirler school Carrollee de major Ette with the Sioux Center High school left monday for Lake where she is at tending the Lake Okoboji sum Mer music Camp sponsored by Morningside under the direction of two National Champion Baton twirl Pat Ryan of Chicago and Jane Meece of miss de Ruyter will learn new Baton twirling Solo suggestions and hints on drum major Ette about 70 girls Are enrolled in the week Long county 4h crop judges selected Carl Van March of Orange Orville Rehder of Haar Leroy de Vries of Mau Rice and me Crory of Hawarden have been selected to represent Sioux county As a crop judging team at the Iowa state Charles me Crory and Carl Van Marel were on the crop judging team last year stops in Ireton Harold Deiters of Eagle Grove stopped in Ireton saturday on her Way to to see her Mortimer who was critically ill and has since passed of preaching at James Vanroekel who is vacationing thousands of eggs smashed in Accident near Hospers thousands of eggs were smashed near Hospers Satur Day afternoon when a 1936 Ford pickup driven by Searl Jacobsma of Sheldon struck Tho Side of a 1948 Korver produce truck of Orange City and turned it Over in the according to sheriff Harry Jacobsma was approaching Highway 33 from the West at u Point just South of he said he had Stop Ped but didst see the Korver truck Force from Tho collision turned the truck Over in resulting in about in damages to the truck and Load the older pickup had about in dam neither Jacobsma nor Marion Driver of the produce was dead end Hoad a second Accident the same Day resulted in personal injury this one took place on a dead end Road two Miles North and one East of Rock according to sheriff two teen age Marcia Van and Wilma both of Rock Val were Riding in a 1932 Ford Coupe at about 11 miss Van who was was unable to Stop for the dead end and the vehicle went plunging into a ditch and miss Vanmaanen required 18 stitches to close wounds about her while miss Driesen suffered Back and Arm neither girl was Hospital new janitor the new janitor at the first reformed Church Here is Lester he will replace Wili conduct both services Bert who at the Carmel Church next Heusinkveld will take Over his duties next

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