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Sioux Center News (Newspaper) - December 31, 1975, Sioux Center, Iowa The East Side of Sioux centers main business Block As it looked in the Early Only businesses in this Block still operating in the same locations Are first National Bank and Schalekamp Rexall drug but the buildings they occupy have been extensively remodeler in recent particularly the the present first National Bank building was erected in the building with the name Klein on front is currently occupied by Bosch clothing but the front has been completely furniture Mart today occupies the building at there have been some changes made Sioux centers residential area has Long been blessed with treeline this believed to have been taken More than 60 years shows that most of the Trees in the Earl part of this Century were but prospering the streets Well they were Well Laid out and of suitable but a bit on the Muddy Side after later they were and in the Post world War ii period were in some areas Black in the 1950s gutters were installed and permanent Black Topping Sioux centers town Hall and Gas Plant As they appeared in the same location building is in today some half Century or More both build of Brick were eventually incorporated into the present municipal but it took extensive expansion adding on and consider Able remodelling to get the present Day the tree has Long since Dis appeared As has the Small Frame building partially visible at right which at one time housed a harness a look Back at Way it was Here Many years ago heres a look at the West Side of Sioux centers main business Block As it appeared near the turn of the the first six on the left South end of the All Small Frame buildings of similar design at time and most haves nce been replaced with modern Brick Dyke Mas store is now located where the building at extreme left j id t1 o sliding to the right of it was remodeler into the Structure now Accuri Eliby s calf that a band stand you see at right standing in the Middle of main Board reach agreement on contract the Sioux Center education association and the Sioux Center Community school Board of education have reached final agree ment on their master contract for this was the first contract Between the two parties negotiated under the formal negotiations As authorized under the Public employment relations the Sioux Center education association was authorized As the official bargaining agent at an election held last the first negotiations session was held on october and tentative agreement was reached on december the contract was then ratified by the Sioux Center education by a vote of 43 to and was unanimously approved by the Board of Educa Tion at a special meeting held on monday december the contract will run from August 1976 until August continue Don Back Page mail rotes to increase this is a look at one of Sioux centers Earl Day lumber it was owned and operated for Many years by Wassenaar and was located on the site now occupied by Farmers Coop society lumber Many of the City s pre world War i houses were built with materials obtained at this lumber Tom Greer resumes position off depot agent assumed the position of depot agent Here for the Burlingto Northern after six years service in a similar position at his and 13 8jh grader will be joining him Here after suitable housing is Greear has been doing Tutor ing work in Yankton and will continue in that service until moving Back to Sioux Tom had served As depot agent Here for 10 years prior to transferring to after the farm 5 Coop society took Over the site of the Wassenaar lumber Yard it was Transf in in appearance and for Many years looked like sections of this Structure were later made a part of the building that remains with considerable remodelling and enlargement in service elevator visible at right has Long since been torn Down and the site is currently occupied by a modern Day warehouse owned by Farmers Coop Ace Tennal Community december 1975 volume 82 number weather report banquet is january 26 ask employee Rookie of year nominations All Domestic mail rates will in effective december the increases originally had been scheduled to take effect december 28 but were delayed by a court on of this week a Federal appeals court stayed the lower court allowing the new rates to become effective at first class mail will jump from on the first ounce to i postcards will become instead of the present second class mall newspapers and Golden age club elects officers Sioux centers Golden age club has elected new officers for the ensuing they Are Martin Ben Secretary Bernard ver at the december 22 meeting of the and George de Ruyter presented a Christmas u Dan de Ruyter and her two duet numbers accompanied by Clarine the club meets the first monday of each month at 2 in the Public Library All senior citizens of the Community Are invited to at tend and to become will jump approximately on half cent per Pound per copies mailed by Public will increase from per ounce to1 by for 1st two ounces and for each additional continued on Back Page Date 1223 1225 1226 1227 1228 1229 High 22 24 26 26 30 31 36 Low 15 17 25 24 22 26 29 t t t t t local business and professional people have been reminded by the chamber of Commerce executive Board to submit now their nominations for the titles of 1 employee of the and 2 Rookie of the nomination forms have been mailed out to All chamber of Commerce county ministers favor thursday Church night other forms Are available at the of office in the Munici pal the two persons selected from those nominated will be announced at the annual employer employee dinner which will be held at the Community Center auditorium at january the catered dinner will be served banquet style this All chamber members will be contacted in the near future As to the number of banquet tickets they wish to the deadline for Purchase of tickets is january information requested on Nomina Tion forms for employee and Rookie of the year besides name of employee and employer 1 length of service to 2 duties performed for 3 rating of nominee on personal capacity for future development and judg filled out forms must be returned to kid a by january at a meeting of the Sioux county ministerial association held in Sioux Center last ministers of Tolje county voted in favor of retaining thursday night night in Stead of switching to wednesday night As several chamber of Commerce groups had suggested after the Busi Ness places in several towns switched from Friday to thursday night open the retail groups made the Deci Sion to change to thursday night it was explained at the to avoid conflict with athletic and other school programs popularly scheduled on Friday the question of whether the churches should now make wednes Day night Church night stimulated a lot of discussion at fast weeks ministerial and in the end the ministers voted in favor of continuing with their present thursday night the consensus of opinions seemed to indicate that the ministers feel the churches have certain priority rights and should not be expected to shuffle schedules just to accommodate the wishes of some business or it was brought out at the meeting that the have co operated with the churches in sched uling most of their activities on nights other than and to change the Church night could conceivably create a conflict with some school continued on Back Page assessing in City will begin on january 2nd assessing in Sioux Center will begin january 2 and will continue through the 28th of City assessor Harold Vermeer has the location of the assessors office this year will be 28 2nd which is about half a Block East of the shopper this building was previously used As a drapery shop and prior to that housed a shoe repair All residents living within the corporate limits of Sioux Center Are required to come and sign a taxpayers declaration regardless of whether you John Hulst spooks this week at the Dean of students at Dort was one of the speakers at the 27th annual meet ing of the evangelical theological society held december 2931 in Mississippi Hulst spoke on the Christian s responsibility in the political Arena and attempted to establish that Christ ians have a political responsibility and that this responsibility must be Ful filled Christiany in communion with other the Overall theme of this year s evangelical theological society meet ing was the society and featured speakers and participants from All parts of the United states and ask help in transition due to the january 1 change of ownership of Sioux Center prompt payment of 1975 accounts will be greatly Hulst final 10 loins awarded Friday the final 10 of 50 beef and pork loins Given away in Sioux Center Dur ing the Holiday season were awarded the recipients were Henry de groot of Sioux Irene Vanroekel of Sioux Verlyn Rozeboom of Sioux Harley Grotenhuis of John Vande Kleft of Gerlt Leusink of Sioux John Sjaarda of Sadie Faber of Sioux Bernard Haverhals of Sioux Center and Harold Kuiken of Sioux the loins were valued at own property or this also living in apartment basement apart or Mobile All residents of Sunrise estates must also go to the City assessors office this year As Sunrise estates is now within the corporation of Sioux if you Are physically unable to visit the assessors Contact him arid he will make arrangements to come and see anyone who has purchased or moved into a different Home should bring along their warranty deed to enable completion of the application for Homestead those Are eligible for military exemption and Are making their first application for same Are asked to bring a recorded copy of their military dog owners must have a valid rabies certificate before a dog License can be waiting in a Long line on the last Day can be avoided by taking care of this matter Vermeer office hours will be As follows and and and Friday no office and to present concert Here Friday the a group of 8 widely acclaimed singers from the Chicago will present a concert of sacred music at Central reformed Church Here at january the Public is there will be no admission charge but a freewill offer ing will be the singing group will be accompanied by a sound technician and will bring with them recorded lab background orchestra music featuring a Well known

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