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Sioux Center News (Newspaper) - December 22, 1955, Sioux Center, IowaIn afraid in an old softy when Christmas comes the twinkling of coloured the smell of warm Evergreen the strains of a beloved old Carol and even the crunching of Snow under foot when i venture out at things seem to get me nil mixed up inside and memories of a dozen or More curl atlases go spinning through my while i dont think reminiscing is the Best kind of mental exer i am not usually Given to searching for any kind of exer Cise on Christmas i would rather take it just relax and let come what it is in moments like after the gifts have All been opened and the have been after the big Holiday meals have been enjoyed to the last uncomfortable Strain on the Belt after the riddles have said their prayers and Are tucked in for the after every Good thing that can crowded into Christmas has been crowded All like to sink into a dim the lights and spin the radio dial for a program of Christmas then i give my mind full i can go All the Way from alas a to Algeria in a single i can bring Back faces that have Moded away through the i can hear the Din and rumble of artillery on the Battle Field or the tinkling Bells of a horse drawn Sleigh on a hushed Winter i can feel the pulse of a stirring City or the Solitude of the North Woods in a feathery i can put my Arm across the Shoul Der of a brother who is gone for or i can touch the soft Cheek of our first born i can Hoar the of our Heater stove just after a couple of big Birch logs were tossed in and the cast Iron door banged i can hear the staccato of pop Corn exploding in the Long handled Popper on the Kitchen and i can smell three Christmas pies Cooling in the Back door entry i can hear the Distant sound a locomotive whistle that Al ways preceded dads coming Home from and i can smell the stale tobacco smoke in his Winter i can see three dozen Little candles burning on the Christmas tree and i can smell the parafin smoke after we quenched them i can hear the squeals from the big Horn on the radio As dad tuned and tuned to bring in choral music in Metalic i can hear the whines of the family Pup at the Back door and see him wiggle across the Kitchen floor to his place behind the i can feel dozen Christ Mases and mixed and the years have put them there in tender to be reached and to be held Christmas is a sentimental sea its hard to separate it from the things that Are most its hard to make it anything but even when it has been touched with its hard to1 change our because they Are clothed with customs and traditions that we cant give up without some we want Christmas to in differ ent for each of but like those that have come we want Christmas to be senti volume 64 num Bim 44 Cinter Oil Sioux Iowa oficial City and county new papir december 19ss Christmas number Section one Holiday auction party plans set for today Creamery to expand for bulk milk stockholders Back Board in program to process whole milk May Call for 24 hour daily operation an expansion program that May add up to 25 additional per sons to the payroll was set in motion last week when the Board of directors of the Farmers Mutual cooperative Creamery placed an order for about Worth of new equipment in preparation for going into a bulk milk pickup without making any major building the Creamery will install a huge Spray Type milk separating and Cooling equipment and additional Small machines to meet the needs of its expanding the project was authorized by a Large majority of the members attending a recent stockholders faced with increased Competition in the milk and Cream Busi Ness and constantly tightening state the Creamery Board Felt forced to modernize its services and increase its productive this will mean larger Plant operations and a heavier work possibly a 24hour operation when the new program is in full bulk milk pickup will also mean that the Creamery will be Able to produce top Grade Sweet Cream butter and receive Premium prices for it on the it will also mean better prices for producers Selling their milk to the producers will also have to spend some if they Are going to sell whole the chief need will be for Large stainless steel Cooling and storage some dairymen May also have to enlarge their facilities to meet their individual according to Hove Man Ager of the some farm ers in the area Are already quite Well equipped for this kind of milk and for them the expenditure May not be As while a deadline for getting set up for the new program has not been it is hoped by the Board that much will be done by eight scouts Given awards at of Honor held Here eight Sioux Center boy scouts were awarded badges at a court of Honor held last week wednes Day Nightie the town highest award went to Roger son of and Lawrence he received the Eagle top rank in the boy scouts of other High awards went to Larry Vande Garde and Bruce who received their life other awards were presented As follows Ned Van Steenwyk first class and Star Robert Thompson and Gerald Vande first class Mike Gerald Vande Robert Thompson and John Sec Ond present and participating in the ceremony were Harry mayor the Tom Hissem of District boy scout Adelphos the member of the troop and boy scouts and state tourney game film to be shown a film of the Sioux Center Davenport Ambrose state tournament basketball game will be shown in the High school gym at 7 the Public is i like the Little boy who could remember Only one Chris Masand said he wanted this Christmas to be like the last As we pile our christmases up like alphabet blocks under the decorated Ever Green we realize that our fondest Holiday memories include so Many other people weve known and people who have made our christmases we realize also that count less others have added color and feeling to our like the Little girl with the Bow in her hair who forgot the last line of her Christmas piece at the the choir that practice and prac tired to sing silent night to per the hymn and song writers of Ages past who composed the Beautiful music of Christmas and the minister to left a needful thought with us in his closing these so Many cant be have contributed Somthong intangible but vivid to our they have Given us a Christmas and so at the very end of this let me remind you of the work of our staff to bring you this Christmas edition of the Many hours went into its daytime hours and night we know it int but we Hope with All its cheerful greeting from people you will add thing to this Christmas for and we of the news staff wish you All a Joyful and memorable Holiday merry Christmas one and All of Coon has appropriate Salt and Pepper shakers for almost any kind of a she has a collection of 535 the col Lection started in 1938 when a Soo brought her a pair from farm Cooling Cooling and thai will to installed by participating in Tho Sioux Cantor Mutual cooperative Creamery now whole milk Tho Ono in Tho foreground of Italy tit Stool Liu do and out and will hold 950 of another of a different Typo i in Tho photo tanks Aro on display at Tho Gary Cro Amory stands Boito Tho by Tho nows Juffer hits record 45 Points in single game saturday Ron former Sioux Center High school basketball Star who is playing now with Northwestern Junior set a new scoring record for himself saturday night against Eagle he made 45 Points on 16 Field goals and 13 of 15 attempts at the Charity Juffer helped the raiders against Waldorf monday night another Sioux Center player rang the Bell for 21 also showing Good form was Marty Lerda of he got 16 counters to help defeat the for est City for the seventh straight conference Vic coach Pau Colenbrander gave his reserves a lot of time on the floor in this help fight to buy curl Tolmoi Hull Soldier will sing in Messiah in Berlin sunday army Wayne son of May is member of a choir which will sing handels religious the Christmas Day in the choir is composed of Over 100 British Ger Man servicemen and civilians who have been Reh casing for nine the Christmas Day presentation is scheduled to be broadcast by radio from Berlin throughout the choir also plans performances at military Chap Els in Berlin during the Christ Mas a radio attendant in the 7781st army units signal com entered the army in aug ust 1954h arrived in Europe last White Christmas Ini Sioux teemed to to no doubt whatever that Sioux county would an old fashioned Wilto Snow covered ovary Field and Lay inches thick on a Fluffy two inches falling saturday night and Early sunday morning created such scenes As this at Tho Peter Van Rogo Morter farm two Miles North and two West of Sioux with Tho Snow residents in the area getting another taste of below Lero As Low 14 below hero late sunday by the Elmer Den Herder seeks Republican nomination for state representative tosses hat in after Patrick indicates Senate seat ambitions in primary Elmer Den prominent Sioux county Farmer and Active farm announced today that Hewill seek the Republican nomination for the office of state representative in the june primaries next his decision followed rus sell Patricks announcement that he will file for nomination As state opposing Dyk House of Rock rapids on the re publican Den Herder is Well known in Sioux having served As president of the farm club Leader and past president of the county boys 4h presi Dent of the county fair and presently executive Secretary of the the 47 year old who lives on the some farm his grand parents homesteaded a mile South Sioux has an outstand ing Herd of Dairy is a cattle and carries out a careful cropping system on his 260 acres of he has one no the most modern Dairy operations in the Den Herder was born on the farm where he attended Public school through the 10th Grade in Sioux and look two years of study at Northwest Ern Academy at Orange he attended Hope College at and was married in to Christine a Sioux Center girl Elmer Herder he is a member of the first reformed Church in Sioux where he has served on the consistory 12 has taught Sun Day school almost continuously for 30 served four years As sunday school and As president of the Christian Endeavor society in his besides serving for the past eight years As a member of the school he is a charter member of the Sioux Center Community Hospital Board and is now its and Den Herder have five who is Fox Hunters will meet at Valley Fox Hunters in this area will make another drive in the Rock Valley they will meet at the Rock Valley Sale barn at anyone is Welcome to the party tues Day got one Fox and 30 Jack rabbits in the Hull Patrick to make bid for Senate legislative office Russell state representative from Sioux county for the last five this week announced his candidacy for the Republican nomination for state senator of the 24th Dis representing Osccola and Sioux Patrick served during the last session As chairman of approx Ria which is one of the most important committees in the leg during the last session he was named by the press and radio newscasters As the outstand ing legislator in the House of Patrick lives on a farm near serving with the army in ger1 Hawarden and is an extensive a student at livestock is a member of Northwestern Junior the methodist american and who farm masonic attend school in Sioux their eldest died in a tractor Accident on the farm a year shortly after being Dis charged following service with the armed forces in its a mistake afternoon Church services at the first reformed Church will be held at m Christmas Day and new years and not at 3 As was printed in the announcements in the second Section of this weeks Church officials made an error when turning in the announcements to the and the mistake was not Dis covered until after part of the paper had already been printed redbirds to take on Sioux City team wednesday the perennially Strong Sioux Center red the Independent team that lists a whote string of former Cage will Mel the invincible Sioux City red shield Quint Here wednesday in the Only holi Day contest on the local the red Shields Are acknowledge to be the top team in the Sioux City boasting an 18 no defeat record so far this they win Many of their games with scores Cuttle the 100 on the floor to meet that kind o Competition will be such men As Al Dan de Wayne Gary Wayne Fob Bob Berky Berken Bobby Bucky Dick Arnie and Willard pc Inkamp the main feature will begin at 8 but a Junior High pre will be John Van Glenn hundreds will take Home prizes free lunch and program for All adults at new High school auditorium Sioux centers big Holiday auction parly will get underway in the new High school auditorium it this afternoon and will probably continue through the entire stores will close Early saturday Sioux Center business places will close at 0 saturday Christmas and will re Nln closed All any it was announced today by the Rotell Trade committee of the civic following a custom established several a cars the stores will not be open Christ Mas even though it happens to come on a sat urday this while n few business such As restaurants and thai Bowling May open their doors most other places will be closed for the Young Farmer is burned when tank Heater explodes a Young Farmer near Carmel received serious Burns about the face and right hand late tuesday afternoon when a Stock tank Heater exploded while he was trying to relight he is Kenneth who farms a mile North and a half mile West of Kenneth had been away from the farm during Alt noon and noticed that the bottle Gas tank Heater had gone out upon his when he tried to re Gas his face causing second and third degree most seriously burned was his right the Accident happened at about 5 Sandbulte was taken to Tho Hospital Here for late yesterday afternoon Kenneths Henry said the doctor seemed encouraged with Kenneths condition and that she thought he my rat be Able to return Home for Christ Well Over Worth of merchandise auction prizes and free Hance gifts will be of during the course of the after noon and there will be free refreshments for All who Over Worth of prizes will Given Awny to persons registering at the at least an other Worth will be sold from Tho much of the will be displayed in the the list of 47 which is topped with n general elec tric clothes will be Given at various times during the after noon while the auction Sale is in the auction Sale itself will fact underway at with Hans Henry a maker and Stan Lammers taking turns on the they will Tel Letlon Oft a Long list of valuable merchandise that has been donated by individual business places in Sioux persons who will be conver Ting their Bonus Bucks into merchandise by being successful bidders arc asked to have their Small denomination Bonus Bucks changed to the largest denominations possible and to bundle it for easy keeping each denomination in addition to the drawings and the a Short musical program will to Ott Redby Mem Bers the High school Pep we want to make it a a spokesman Lor the retail sales committee or the civic club said we want the people to enter into it in the spirit of fun and have a Good after he no one has any thing to Snow causes car and truck crash a Rock Valley William and Ellen also of Rock received minor injuries saturday after noon when the car in which they were Riding collided with the rear end of a truck five Miles West of Rock Valley on Highway Timmer said billowing Snow behind the truck prevented him de in the new there will be seating enough for a Good rvs space county will have own pork lift program in a new year promotion plan was not damaged but the Tim mar a 1555 Dodge was dam aged to the extent of about according to sheriff Timmer received head cuts and while miss Schroeder was was Only intended to make Sioux county housewives conscious of the plentiful pork Supply and Low pork prices was set up thursday night by meat chamber of Commerce officials and news paper or ten in cooperation with the Sioux county farm Bureau the plan was discussed at a meeting in Orange City when the whole pork and hog problem received general men at farm h meeting that and has taken an Active in dlr inn is interest in Rea and other Community Kreykes makes tour with Maroon Quint Gary Dick son of and Dick a student at Morningside College at Sioux returned Home monday eve Ning from a ten Day tour to the Southern he is a member of the morning Side basketball team which made the play ing at Lakeland and Florida and Georga besides playing the boys greatly enjoyed the sightseeing trips which were included in the visiting places of interest in new the Smoky mountains and they went swimming in the Gulf of if greater pork consumption is going to be encouraged it must receive stimulus first of All in the hog production in place of the Wellborn opera Tion pork which can mean anything from giving pork away to simply featuring pork dinners on restaurant the help yourself More pork was proposed instead for use in Sioux Farmers and business men at tending the meeting asked the help of every newspaper in the county in promoting the program and suggested a Kickoff the first week in january quills at Fannie lab Hart has made and Given away More than 50 quilts during the past three most have gone to Leabhart is 92 warriors drop two games East High and Hawarden Alden Burkenpas was All Over the court to give Sioux City East High a bad time there tuesday but his outstanding playing want quite enough to save a 7750 nonetheless Burkenpas accounted for 32 Points with 10 Field goals and 12 of 10 free throw the Inal score of this contest Doest Tell the whole it Doest indicate the warriors Early Lead in the first Quarter when they held a 15 to 8 margin before East taught Back to close the it was even go ing through the second period until moments before the Middle Stop when East gained a 33 to 20 the third Quarter was close and ended with East still with Haarsma out on fouls and Paul Vande Berg sitting out most of the game after being knocked unconscious in a mid court Sioux Center was unable to gain the Edge on the to rated Slou Xland Hawarden wins the warriors took another Bow to Hawarden Friday in a ragged contest played without the ser vices of either of the Berkenpas the warriors trailed at but with less than two minutes to go in the game had it knotted at then a series of bad passes sowed up the game for Haarsma got 24 Points in this contest and Vande Berg the Sioux Center b team lost both games 44 and East deck Thi strings wore twined around Tho Street Light Standardi Lait week to give downtown Loui Center a fes Tive appearance for the shown putting we Tho strings in the flurry a saturday Are Al Terpstro and Herman Light Plant by Tho animal health clinic slated for Center and Spear of Iowa state College will con duct an animal health in Sioux Center at the High school auditorium on Jan uary questions on animal diseases will be answered at this local veterinarians will also be invited to sit in with the col lege veterinarians on the the meeting is open to the elect new officers at Central Church new Church officers elected at a recent congregational meeting at the Centra reformed Church Are Harold Boeyink and Henry mul elders Henry Den Herder and Neal these Jsn will be installed in office

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