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Sioux Center News (Newspaper) - February 10, 1955, Sioux Center, IowaI didst think about it last week but it should have loan an Occa Sion for something special because it marked lie Somji Lution of years of column writing or inc it was 309 columns ago the i i began this grind which has consumed a lot of late evening Oil and More than 1 want to to Iii k about volume 63 number is Center of Sioux county Iowa official City and county newspaper thursday february 10 1955 Rock Valley and Orange City eliminated in Hull tournament to meet last Rock Valley and City were eliminated in their first rounds in the sectional High school basketball tournament at Hull this except for three weeks when i had week and Boyden triumphed Over Lester 5529 in the first round at u Brief breathing spell Between Gcorge papers Ive been hatching some r t thing for his Side of the Pako the every week year in and year out by Lull 7543 in the enough copy to fill three Good round m the b division sized books and a Long preface cloy Btu orc a a fourth perhaps that Doest of Stern Christian team sound like such a big task and i in the St round in the a maybe in int but id hate to i do slim rues a might Start a project us big As writing i upon was eliminated in a close three books Wilh no More ideas i fire by Newkirk tuesday night 75 in my mind than i usually have i and Sioux Center and Haward Whon i sit Down to bang out one of these weekly stints years ago i used to think ideas and words came quickly and easily for anyone in the writing profession hut 1 know now that is True Only in exceptional cases the average author puts in a Good Deal More sweat for his 500 or 1000 words a Day than 1 do for my weekly column to say nothing a bout the Drudgery of rewriting editing and revision Good or bad this column must go into print hut that int True for writers of books and Slick Magazine stories their works dont get into print in they Arent Good i can admit now that i was a Little frightened about tacklin a weekly column six years a and while i didst clock myself i believe i spent an awful lot of time j the Sioux Center High school j on those first half dozen columns j band will present a full half hour i i wrote j wanted them to be Good 1 of band music prior to the open because i hoped they would be ing of the Farmers cooperative read and during the first few society annual meeting saturday months i Felt terribly self Cosci afternoon in the school Auditori Ous if i happened to see someone j us Reading my column in my presi the band program will begin at enc i wanted people to read it i l p m and will continue until of course but i was afraid of what members of the cooperative they might say when they got to Are being urged to get there Early in were scheduled night at i Inwood and Hull will come Toi i got her at this evening and the Winner of this game will meet j i Newkirk in the District finals at saturday evening i if the Sioux Center indians got i past Haward ii last night they will j i meet Hull Western Christian at i i tomorrow evening to deter1 i mine which team goes to the District tourney feb 2225 j Coop society hear band before meeting saturday scouts really get i things done Here Sioux Center people May have wondered what was Hap pening tuesday night when local boy scouts spread through the town Bent on do ing a Good turn for somebody it was Good turn night for the scouts and they got a lot of work done without pay some boys scooped Side walks swept garages washed dishes scraped the skating rink and performed countless other Good deeds it was fun for All of them and they earned grateful Praise from Many local people the troop now has 32 registered scouts and is taking in four More the boys Are work ing out plans for summer Camp and other outdoor activities when the weather warms up warriors Blaze past Heelan in 1st pos flu Cage contest Fox Hunters donate shows tribe Back m shape for tourney will meet Hull tuesday night to polio fund the Sioux Center indians made a terrific comeback before sur prised Sioux City fans Friday night by she lacking the Heelan Cru old fashioned Iowa Winter weather made its debut Fri Day with about five inches of fresh Snow that was greeted with enthusiasm by youngsters and even a few adults Lane Bruinsma in the Cutter above said it gave him the first Opportunity Hes had this Winter to hitch his 7 year old Kentucky Trotter to this Rig the old fashioned Cutter which has undergone considerable repairs recently belongs of Pete Baalman inc Bottom of it a so Shat Rej for the musical portion of the pro Mark at that time would have just about killed me today it bother so much i have become calloused and critical enough of my own work to know that there is plenty of room for criticism and even a Little sarcasm i have listen1 de to both and in still alive Ami writing a column some Day when Treyve raked the last pebbles Over the spot of Earth where Treyve put me to rest and the minister has said the last Good thine he could think of to say about me maybe ill ghost around to some other column writer and whisper in his car ill just say take it easy boy your audience int so Large either but you have one advantage Over a Clergyman just As i had you dont have to look at empty pews and nodding Heads firemen inspection set for next week in Sioux Center members of the Sioux Center Volunteer fire department announced plans this week for a com men who have been conduct ing weekly Fox Hunts in Sioux county through the Winter j months presented s139 in Cash to March of discs i Sanders 6 to 46 on their Home floor drive the Money included the Bounty payments or More than i 50 foxes the receipts from the Sale of several Hundred rabbits to Mink Farmers and the pro a cads from a off at night Fox Hunters and their wives enjoyed a gel together in the town Hall Here and were served a dinner by mrs Jennie Var and Box of cigars aug the dinner Friday Ramaker to retain Rea Post resigns from town Council Vojt in ton monday at a regular meeting about of the Council Albert Ramaker a Sioux Center town councilman for More than Pixie i three years tendered his Resigna they also saw film town Hall auditorium 125 were present he gave As his reason that he Hunters were scarce tuesday had been a director on the Sioux and Only one Fox was brought electric cooperative Board for in several escaped because of Many years before being named the shortage men so a men i and boys Are urged 10 attend j these weekly Hunts j Fox Hunters plan to go out again next tuesday afternoon j and will meet at the Paartman l implement shop at p m Gram members of Sioux centers Lar Gest cooperative firm will receive their annual report at the meeting i and will name directors to fill vac1 maae d angles caused by the expiration of i terms of some of the Board mem1 Bers i the missionary Guild of the i first reformed Church will serve the lunch at the close of the meet ing plete inspection of All business buildings As Well As churches schools and other Public buildings prompt Snow removal operations got underway Friday night when municipal employees turned out in Force to haul away what had been piled up along the curbs in town the men worked through the inspection which is aimed a that by night hours when fewer cars were parked streets at eliminating fire hazards will be in the photo above Rich Kroon Caps the Load with a final scoop fun teams of firemen they j from towns tractor loader by the n i go through about 125 j mend corrective Steps where they find hazardous conditions i Corn allotment acreages fixed for Iowa manager changed at Ben Franklin store this will be the second time in two years that a program of this kind has been carried out by the firemen firemen will begin their inspections next week and expect to Complete them within 10 Days 16 win places in fair Board buys Loyd Vermeer manager of the Ben Franklin store Here since its j opening nearly three years ago has been relieved of his position j it was announced tuesday by g j while you think youre doing Spur Westrich a Butler Bros represent Best l native from Minneapolis who has been placed temporarily in charge a cast of 14 Young people from this Community have Joeen spend ing a lot of Lime rehearsing for a play with an old Holland setting of the store Westrich said the action should bring no discredit to Vermeer and i that the former managers Termi Hll be staged at the Hull auditor1 nation notice came by letter Mon my next wednesday evening and d the buyer Man a lived i believe it will be Well Worth see Dav noon to handle details arrangements my proceeds from the production Perl Anent will be used for the Library fund j for the new Christian Junior col1 legs you will find a full Story on j this play As Well As an and giving i Al if Complete details on the inside w pages of this weeks news some if i How this Story that was intended i for use on the front Page got tucked inside we think a play of this i c kind should pack the House and Jwj j i Llull Lub we Hope it will it is a worthwhile project that deserves our Patron age until Are Creamery shows increase in butter production in 1954 vocal contest tuesday evening sixteen Sioux school students received ratings at the Home vocal seven lots Sot the Sioux county fair Board i counts completed arrangements saturday 159262 for the Purchase of seven lots to i contest school first Solo i rated across the Road East of the the 1955 Corn allotment for Iowa has been fixed at 9636 620 acres or 572691 acres More than for last year it was re ported this week by John b i Draayer chairman of the Sioux j county ask committee j he said that since the state j allotment is higher some in crease is expected in the coun Tys allotment for this year the allotment for 1954 was acres Draayer explained Albert Ramaker to the Council and that he had Many Sioux City basketball Fol Lowers had expected Heelan to trample the warriors after hear ing about the Fate of the tribe in i the county tourney they didst i come prepared for what actually took place i a Sioux land sportswriter said i it was by far the most humiliating experience of the season for the crusaders Heelan had been Defeated by Only two Points in their game with the indians ear Lier in the season big Dick Kraayenbrink scoring 20 Points himself and Duane Van de Berg skimmed the rebounds a Way from the frantic crusaders time after time to help feed Juffer in a 32 Point scoring spree Juffer hard hit by the fun in the county tourney was definitely in the Ball game again As were the rest of his team mates plenty to do the crusaders gave the indians plenty to do through the first two periods when the contest was close but the last half found the locals in full command of the floor Paul Muyskens used every Man he had in suits before the game was Over but the margin continued to open the indians defense was Seldom cracked Quarter scores were 1311 32 25 4937 and 7646 to make matters worse for the crusaders the Warrior b team won 5048 in an overtime in the preliminary contest Hull tuesday the indians will meet Hull tuesday evening in the auditorium instructor All incumbent directors on the Farmers Mutual cooperative were Larry Day music at West mar College served As contest judge Hal of the 32 entered in contest were eliminated the remaining 16 will enter the District contest at Odebolt in april Creamery Board were reelected i for another term saturday at the those first i ratings were Eldora Vande Berg annual meeting Ruth be Jim Vande Berg Paul Vande Berg Henry Kroon Dorothy Sandbulte Virginia Oliver Dav id Mulder Paul Den Herder fair grounds these lots were used during the past two years for automobile parking purchased were five lots from Gerrit Kraayenbrink and two from Bert Harskamp according to Mau Rice Eldridge Board Secretary the the j total Price will be about 53800 and extra that the amount of any increase Learned recently that it is not leg ally possible to serve on an Rea Board while being on a town coun cil tuesday night in then final regularly scheduled game of the sea son this a Home will be played on the Hull floor in this county allotment will i members of the Council said or f Hull is still sporting a record depend on a review of its Corn i Ramaker has served the commune of Only two defeats this season acreage history in relation to ily Well for the past three both by the indians and fans Exall other counties of the state i and that his resignation was aspect the wildcats to be out to trip with adjustments for abnormal j Cepter with reluctance conditions so that each Willie i the Council named Gerrit Van chive fair treatment this will i Putten to fill the vacancy caused be done he stated in the state i by the resignation ask office on the basis of in1 f Onn Stion furnished by All cub scout pack j county ask offices o As soon As the county allot meeting the warriors if at All possible Hall is ranked at the top the b school list in the Sioux land area and is rated one of the Best in Northwest Iowa whether they can dump the tribe however will be determined in their third attempt tuesday night ment is known which should j while it May be a Little hard to say these fire inspections that arc Orange City attorney t e Klay has been appointed judge of the 21st judicial District by Iowa governor Leo Hoegh judge Klay took the oath of office in Des conducted periodically in Sioux j Moines Friday january 28 Center arc responsible for the Lack of conflagrations in the Community these last few years we know Treyve done some Good in most cases responsible persons have co operated with our firemen in eliminating fire hazards when Treyve been pointed out and our Good fire loss record in the Community Speaks for itself in sure our bus iness men and officials in charge of Public buildings will again in heir respective areas next weeks inspection is carried out he replaces judge o s Thomas of Rock rapids who resigned from the Bench judge Thomas was appointed As judge of the 21st Judi Cial District in 1931 by governor they were Neal h Vanroekel George Kooi and Jake Dibbet other members who carry Over Are Gerrit h Franken Elmer Franke Ernest Mulder Alvin Winterfeld John Klei Wolterink and John h Van Voorst at the Board meeting held the r Marse same Day the same officers were j retained Gerrit h Franken presi Dent Elmer Franke Vic Epresi Dent Ernest Mulder Secretary and Neal Vanroekel treasurer Over 300 attended the general meeting in the High school auditorium and about 375 lunches were served at the Creamery members received a report show ing an increase in butter production from 1825255 pounds in 1953 to 1919255 pounds in 1954 the report also showed an in a cub scout pack meeting j scheduled for i Duane Vande Berg Gary Boey Ink Winona Wissink Shirley Norma Schuiteman and Bart Els bake Sale brings for polio fund goal near Rea Board agrees to Call special election on site later i be within the next 10 Days Ori two weeks computation of originally i div dual farm allotments will 1 be 17 been get under Way chairman about a week a Defin yer said site for the meeting j present plans Call for Sioux announced county Farmers to receive notices of their individual farm allotments by the end of Gebru i Ary or the first week of March As in 195r compliance Vith at a meeting of the Sioux elect aug tents will be required Trie cooperative Board that was Alif for drice it of continued into a second Day wed1 no iced year com mesday members voted to Call a with Corn and special meeting the Organiza be required to qualify this year for equipment placed in the Sioux i cos sharing on act work j in apr Community Hospital this Fly the american legion legion Aux adds More equipment to i Supply at Hospital five new pieces of Hospital Ange City town Hall for the generous Public response to the i pose of voting yes or no on the Fol bake Sale saturday which was i lowing questions held by the american legion Aux t of of farms and 452 j crease in butter consumption Loc ally and to patrons the Gross Sav Ings shown by the Creamery was also up from a year ago from s23708284 in 1953 to in 1954 1 shall the Sioux electric coi a Reacke allotments in biliary added s12585 to the Sioux operative association build a head comp Jance record in can apr March of dimes drive Ger quarters building at Orange cite i compliance with individual com 1954 the Sioux Center March of dimes drive Ger quarters building at Orange City t county was j0 percent of Aid Bosch this week he said Turner he was reelected to the Post every four years and has served a total of 24 years on the i Bench j governor Hoegh appointed or Klay following the recommendation of the delegates to the 21st crating costs the cooperatives net j is s1 800 judicial District convention which j savings fell off slightly however convened in Sheldon wednesday j compared with the year before i january 23 chairman announced Iowa i 2 shall the Sioux electric Coop together Ergative association build a head this Money with other smaller donations turn quarters building de in during the past week Sioux Center ment available for use to ten pieces Elmer Den Herder president of the Hospital Board has commenced Trie service organization for making this acreages for ail old equip nent available to persons Corn farms in the county have i eth Cecal Nereus r to the equipment now includes farms base Arnie passes 1000 for Central College Arnie ver Hoef Sharp shooting Central College Forward from Sioux Center is rapidly piling up a scoring record that May stand at Central for Many years to come ver Hoef passed the 1000 Mark saturday night in his fourth and final year now he started the sea son with 782 Points and every time he scores this year Hes been cracking his own record described As a great team per former and a key Man in centrals Classy 122 record ver Hoef has plunked in nearly 100 Points in the last four games the son of sir and mrs Bernard ver Hoef of Sioux Center Arnie was one of the Bright lights on the great in Dian team that went to the state in the Spring of 1950 in a More established for 1955 the ask Community by Hospital Beds five wheel guest i has tra location i the ask Community committee due to butter Price fluctuations i brought the total to about si650 balloting will be either by mail j reviewed b y the count incur str during the year arid increased of Sioux centers goal he repeated or in person at the meeting at the 1 so that the actual k1andt a Waiker Ana of Texas option of the individual voting j j at annual Barbecue i be computed As soon As the that final game in the girls Cage the judicial committee members from six counties gave Klay a re tournament at Akron must have been saturday j sounding vote of Confidence when Hinton nosed out Ireton 6261 in j an overtime period Rock Valley is still in the running however Ter dumping Rock rapids 65431 in the final round at George we want to congratulate those Ireton girls even though they lost by a Point there highly ranked in our estimation but that what is so Tough about the tournaments one loss and youre All done it was the Ireton girls Only loss they recommended him unania i Mously on the second ballot bake Sale i the Mission study Circle of the first reformed Church will hold a bake Sale at Johns Market Satur Day afternoon feb 12 5q51c postponed concert not Well attended Only a Small number attended the High school band concert Mon Day night reason for the Small crowd was partly because of a number of other activities scheduled in the Community that same evening the forced postponement of six Days was also believed to be responsible despite the size of the crowd however the band under the direction of Bert Kruse gave a Fine concert and won Praise from Many who were there How do you explain this to a child v an editorial some adult in Sioux Center is hiding his guilt today Hes rationalizing his deed and he thinks Hes justified in what he did he thinks Hes evened a score and his Little world will be better now but its All in his mind he Hast evened any scores and Hes Only made his Little world worse for the mean thing he did kids in two Sioux Center families could Tell him that with Tea filled eyes it was their dogs he poisoned their dogs that died and it hurts it hurts All of us who have children and who know the attachment a child can have for a dog and a dog for a child god cant have much pity on us when we break up companionship of that kind with poisoned meat and we wonder How much forgiveness an adult can expect but two pets Are gone now and nothing will bring them Back one was a Pup that the Steve Siebersma family kept tied up most of the time it died in its Little dog House last thurs Day the other was a big Labrador a real companion for the two children in the Bob Thompson family it dropped dead a half Block from the Thompson Home monday both were poisoned officials say but the kids Are asking Why Why is optimistic about get Ting the remaining s150 he said he expected several Small donations to come in from persons missed in the House House can Vass and that the Coin containers have not yet been collected in not worried about the next s100 he said rut its usually the ast s50 that hardest to get in but with everyone help Well make it he concluded donations can still be left at the Bank or Bosch clothing store members i social Security Man i to be in Orange City i i i Thos f Cash Field represent j Tive of the Sioux City social secur j Ity office will be in the court i House in Orange City on thurs Day feb 17 at 9 a m i he will be there to assist the people of this area in filing claim i for benefits and to give information concerning the Federal 0d ate and survivors insurance pro Gram the decision to hold such an election and meeting came at a bout 6 p m yesterday after a ses Sion that lasted almost All Day and at which three attorneys sat in soils talk tonight at agr school Joe Clarey and Floyd Kosters two soil and water conservation men will Lead the discussion at the adult night school this eve Ning in the vocational a building Here the meeting will get under Way at the next meeting will be held thursday feb 17 when Joe Clarey will talk on soil testing and fertilization county allotment is known under this procedure an allot ment will be fixed for every i Nemac farm in the county which has a record showing Corn acreage Esther i years a total of s05 states have been commercial com was subject to equipment War veterans receiving first con a constant or h l Mcmillan for it and Manv of the vice and coh j Ramaker pieces Are in use at present Sioux Cente were the with one of the newly placed use the counties in 21 designated As producing a allotments Beds already reserved for this Wees the Hospital has privilege of using any of the equipment not already loaned out at any time Alloi this Hospital equipment 1955 the number of counties was obtained Byz he local leg so designated is 29 less than in lion auxiliary through the Sale 1954 is the Only Corn i of Magazine subscriptions in Bel state in which All counties this area under com allotments i of Plax sing the ladies Aid of the Caramel reformed Church will sponsor a hymn sing at the Carmel Church Cash Way to administrator meet hold grand opening cattle breeders and feeders of the Middle West who were guests of the livestock committee of the me Allen Texas chamber of Commerce for a ranch tour and Barbecue the Middi Western cattlemen were amazed to see cattle herds grazing on Green pastures of Bermuda and Johnson grass i and in Alfalfa Fields in the Middle of the Winter they also saw some of the finest 1 Brahman herds in the u s the Mcallen cattlemen having been among the last in the country supt e o Kinsey a member i permitted to import the famous of the planning Board of the Iowa brazilian Strain of by Ahrans Kinsey at school i notice i the Mizpah Guild of the Cen Val reformed Church will hold s Church supper beginning Ai j 5 p m saturday feb 26 in the Church basement 5152c sunday evening ginning at 730 of Orange City Leader and will Short message cordial la invited feb Rev the largest hailstones Ever measured in the Usa weighed Ali pounds was 17 inches in Circum Ference and almost 5l inches in diameter Ken Jensen new owner of kens Cash Way Here announced today his grand opening Sale that will 13 be feature Sharp Price cuts on Many Nattress grocery items Ard free Coffee and will be song pan Gold bread to All who Stop also present a at he store saturday be will also the Public is have free prizes for the kiddies the event begins today and ends saturday night Ken says s100 Worth of prizes will be Gitcin away during the three Day event full details will be found in the kens no Winter shelter is needed in the warm and dry Rio Grande Valley of Texas the visiting cattlemen enjoyed 2 typical february Day and were in their shirtsleeves for the Barbecue held at the Al texans ranch of Joe and Bill Pate Mcallen annually entertains cattlemen who come Sioux Center firemen were Call to the Texas Valley for the cd to the Loyd Vermeer apartment Winter Mcallen Calls itself the association of school tors attended a recent meeting of and association in Des Moines it was the annual midwinter meet ing of the group firemen summoned i to Vermeer Home i at about 5 p m yesterday when Winter Home of midwestern cat soot caused the Oil space Heater to tie breeders and feeders and Cash Way and on the Back Page of overheat there was Light smoke operates a fun club called the this weeks news damage but no actual tire Plaza de Tores

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