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Sioux Center News (Newspaper) - February 17, 1955, Sioux Center, IowaVolume 63 number 52 Center of Sioux county Iowa official City and county newspaper in every business and profession there is someone with a flair for writing and particularly keen sense of the humorous Side of the workaday world in which he lives occasionally such a person will turn out something that strikes a common chord of agreement in the i entire Trade and it is passed from person to person with each enjoy ing it immensely this May be More True with newspaper people than with others because there Are certainly Many of these Little pieces floating around to keep us entertained one that is very old and that has probably appeared in More weekly newspapers than any other is especially Good because of its quaint warriors emerge on top in sectional tourney Friday will meet be Mars in District thursday february 17 1955 next week in Sioux City 4 b teams still in race Center won both sectional tournament games last week language in going to pass it a and qualified to enter the District tourney in Sioux City which mini a Trio in of ii Iong to our this week for a chuckle it appears below consider the editor a child is born unto the wife of a merchant in the town the physician Getteth thirty five punks the editor Fri Teth a stick and a half and tulle Ali the multitude that the child tip path the beam at nine pounds Yea he Lieth even As a Centurion and the proud father liveth him a Cremo behold the Young one growth up and graduate eth and the editor put eth in the paper a swell piece Yea a peach of a notice he Tell eth of the Wisdom of the Young woman and of her comeliness like unto the roses of Sharon is she and her gown is played up to beat the band and the dressmaker Getteth two score and four Iron men and the editor gets a note of thanks from the Sweet girl Grad uate maybe and the daughter goeth on a journey and the editor throw eth himself on the Story of the fare Well party it run Neth a column solid and the fair one remember eth him from afar with a postal card that Cost eth six for a Jitney behold she return eth and the youth fall Down and worship she Pickett one and to she Pickett a Lemon but the editor Galleth him one of our promising Young men and Getteth away with it and they Send onto the editor a bid to the wedding and behold the bids Are fashioned in a far City flowery and Long is the wed Ding notice which the editor printed the minister Getteth his bit the editor print eth a death no lice two columns of obituary three Lodge notices a Cubit of poetry and a card of thanks and he for Getteth to read proof on the dead and the thing cometh out gone to her last roasting place and All that Are Akin to the de ceased jump eth on the editor with exceeding great jumps and they pull ctr out their ads and cancel eth their subs and they swing the Hammer even unto the third and fourth generations five Central College students Well known in this area were rec gins monday evening the indians trimmed Ila Warden 9323 and won from Western Christian 9548 in the final round the Lla Warden comets played a spiritless game against the warriors wednesday evening at Hull and had totalled Only 12 Points by halftime 4512 they seemed to be Defeated before they even got started and dragged through four quarters coach Paul Muyskens sent four of his first stringers to the show ers Early in the last period but the comets didst have the stuff to match locals Warrior scoring was fairly even Juffer got 22 and Beernink and Kraayenbrink each got in the warriors caught Hull West Ern Christian out of form Friday night in the finals and had Little difficulty gaining a substantial scoring margin rated one of the Best class a teams in the area Western didst seem to measure indians to play Sioux City Central saturday night the Sioux Center indians will play their final regularly scheduled game of saturday night when they meet the Sioux City Central team at Sioux City Central is rated one of the bet Ter teams in the City and is not be ing underrated by the warriors the game will be played in the Central gym the tribe got by Hull for the third time this year and gave the wildcats their third defeat tues a 5020 halftime advantage Sioux Center made almost per cent of their shots from the while the indians led All the Way they never succeeded of in pulling up for a Safe margin 1 percentages were Low especially i at the free throw Stripe Sioux Center had a halftime advantage were Beernink 23 and Van Riesen with 20 to meet be Mars Sioux Center will meet be Mars of 3630 Coop society Here reports Best year in history in 1954 members of the Farmers cooperative society filled the High school auditorium Here saturday for the annual meeting and received a report that reflected one of the Best years the cooperative has enjoyed its Safe to say 1954 was our Best year on record George Rio Mersma manager said monday j the big cooperative did a Gross i business of nearly million during the year and showed the largest savings in the history of the 47 year old organization the three directors who were up for reelection were put Back on the Board they were d h Raak f f Cleveringa and de Dykshorn officers renamed were p e de Vries president d h Raak Vic president e j ver Meer Secretary other directors whose terms didst expire this year Are de p Schutt Ben Vonk George Eierma and Hilbert hey Nen the High school band gave a half hour concert prior to the opening of the meeting and Mem Bers of the missionary Guild of the first reformed Church served the lunch at the close John Doornwaard wins scholarship at Iowa state John Doornwaard son of or and mrs Gerrit Doornwaard of j Sion re Center has received a Mic engineering scholarship in the j j amount of Given by the struck Tural Clay products Institute at j Ames John is in his Sophomore special Rea ballots now in hands of Coop members produce Coop to hold annual meet Here on saturday both sides offer arguments for placement of new Headquarters building in Sioux county members of the produce association Sioux county Rea Power users received their ballots this week cooperative j for the special election that will be held Friday feb 25 to determine will hold in the District tournament at Cen trial gym tuesday at Sheldon will meet Remsen St marys Mon Day evening winners of these two games will come together Friday night in the finals be Mars still boasts a smooth running team that has lost Only to Sioux Center the bulldogs Are expected to give the warriors a very hard Battle in this elimination contest other Sioux county teams reach ing the District tourneys Are Hull Hospers Boyden and Maurice they will come together in that order in the playoff at Hull next week wednesday and thursday the b finals will be played Satur Day night hire Obrien couple for co Home jobs Jensen i or and mrs Andrew Ogni cd by local people m picture have been hired As feature in the sunday Des Homes and Matron at the Sioux county Register shown m color were a Home effective March j re number of photos taken recently at the new student Union building at Centra College in Pella among those identified in the pictures were Art de Jong son of Rev p a de Jong former Sioux Center minister Janice Vermeer of Sioux Center Betty Brunsting of Hull Fernila Harmelink of Carmel and Carolyn Harmelink of Rock Val cubs and parents meet next week a new cub scouts and their parents will be special guests on thursday evening feb 24 at a pack meeting in the legion Hall the meeting will get underway at also present will be older cub members and their parents Many of the boys who joined last fall will be presented achievement for work accomplished in recent months one of the High lights of the evening will be the introduction of new cub scouts and their Den Mother mrs John Wesselink placing Kleinjan or who the Jensens Arie and mrs Are retiring come to Sioux High scorers for the tribe were Juffer 15 Kraayenbrink and Van risen 14 and Beernink 13 Van de Berg made 8 Points and Contri buted a lot of Good Board work High for Hull was Wolfswinkel with 23 new Nash display set for today at Niessink Kempers John Doornwaard year at Iowa state College he was awarded the scholarship on the basis of a paper that he wrote entitled ceramics a car Eer with a he was also honoured recently by being asked to join the Frater Nal order of Phi Beta Sigma a Scholastic society at Ames their annual meeting saturday feb 19 beginning at p m in the High school auditorium the annual report will be Given and interest and dividend checks will be handed out to members the annual election of Board directors will be held and such other f business As May be brought before the meeting will be discussed i a lunch will be served follow1 ing the meeting by the ladies of the Bethel Christian reformed Church i or High classes to present four one act plays second sky watch exercise sunday the second of four scheduled ground observers exercises in this area will be held sunday Corn acreages up for Sioux county for 1955 season Sioux county 1955 com acreage allotment is 166592 acres or 7330 acres More than for 1954 it was reported this week by John b Draayer chairman of the county ask committee every county in Iowa will have a bigger allotment year As a result of the Clarey to speak Here this evening the new 1955 Nash Automo i bile will go on display locally 12001300 Eugene Schutt today at Niessink and Kempers 13001400 Gary Verrips implement featuring seven new 14001500 Gary Vander features that Are expected to 15001600 r j Kroon catch a Good Deal of attention Joe Clarey will be the speaker the big new Nash will give redbirds flying j this state from 9a m to 4 p m Sioux j allotment being greater but the centers Post on top the Grade j percentage of increase will not school building will be one of he the same for All counties the positions manned chairman Draayer said the scheduled for duty sunday j variance is due to the fact that Are the following 09001000 we Bierma 10001100 Irvin Mouw 11001200 Bui Schutt whether or not the cooperatives Headquarters shall remain in Orange City or be moved to a More Central location the ballots were placed in the i mail with instructions that they May be marked and returned by mail or held and deposited in the ballot Box at the special meeting that will be held in the town Hall at Orange City meanwhile groups favouring diff Erent sides of the question were four one act plays will be en2aged a explaining their argue presented at 3 p m tomorrow ments to Vanous members almost evening by members of the i whenever wherever two Mem Junior High school classes in the Bers happened to get together school auditorium the curtain i those favouring keeping the head will Rise for the Bret play at quarters where it is argue that it 8 p m j will Cost too much to move it and the plays to be presented Are that the cooperative is serving its pig of my i members As efficiently As possible the murders of Birtney claim that with radio communications the Rea office can reach its trucks anywhere in the county thus saving Many truck Miles and unnecessary Road time they also cite the fact that the con tract for the new building in or the one that got and tickets for the four productions Are on Sale at the Ben Franklin store Here and the Public is urged to attend Ange City has already been let and that it is too late to change the Central office location argue Economy persons who Are arguing for moving the Rea office to a More Central location cite such reasons were announced this week will be held at p m each county allotment is based Day feb 25 the first Friday in on the average of its historical Lent in the Central reformed planted acreage in the five year i Church j period 1950 through 1954 in i the theme this year is abide relation to similar figures for i in John thousands local world Day of prayer service to be at Central plans for the world Day prayer service in Sioux Center is Range Economy claiming it overhead expenses can be reduced sharply and that savings in 20 years will pay for the new buil Ding in full they say such savings will More than offset the Cost of moving the Headquarters in a Short period of time they claim further Berg this evening at the adult night j buyers a Choice of a 206 horse school for Farmers in the vocation Jet fire v8 engine or four Al a building Here he will talk six Cylinder engines the new on soil testing and fertilization Nash ambassador that will be the meeting will get underway at shown Here is p m be claimed to i safer stronger longer lived Walt beavers of Sioux City will Public has been invited discuss the social Security Law for o Stop in and look Over the Farmers at next weeks meeting models on feb 24 be shown Mercury Way Down up again in week temperatures As Low As 16 below Zero and As High As 40 degrees were recorded in the county Dur ilog the past week a cold wave county highly qualified and rec1 that plunged the Mercury below commended having served with the Zero Mark came thursday and the o been county Home for reached its coldest Reading Friday the weather Wanned monday however and by yesterday after noon it had reached the 40 degree High Mark much of the recent snowfalls accumulation was disappearing under the warm Sunshine 13 years or and mrs Kleinjan have held their position for 12 years and county auditor m j Van Wyk has termed their service display they today Friday will and saturday at Niessink and Kem pers Illinois minister to preach sunday her and mrs Harry Brower of Morrison ill Are expected to arrive Here on Friday after after big victories the Sioux Center redbirds an Independent basketball team were flying High this week after recent i by defeating three of the Best teams in the area they toppled the Hills Minn team 7964 Defeated the West mar b team by two Points on a return engagement and capped it All with a crushing 74 to 64 win Over the red shield metro team top rated club noon Rev to spend the week end Brower who is consider ing a Call from the local first reformed Church will conduct services there All Day on Sun Day feb 20 while Here All counties in the state the state allotment for is 9636620 As com Jared 9063929 for 1954 chairman Draayer said computation of actual of christians in the u s and 1955 j in 128 countries around the with work will unite in prayer on i that Day the regular annual Observance of a Day of prayer began in 1887 at the request Many lands go a that Corn of missionaries of that because of the Topography of the county and the great Distan Ces from the Rea office radio communications Between office i and trucks is frequently impossible moving the office to a More Long an offering for inter Denom locals in this contest i world Day of started immediately so that hoes can be mailed out to Farmei by the end of feb run i National Mission projects Home Ary 1 and foreign will be received As in 1954 Only Farmers who 1 comply with the com acreage husbands guests of allotments will be eligible for Price support on Corn produced this year in addition Farmers must comply with their wheat allotment As Well As their com for Cost conserva carried out in they be House guests of or and mrs Art Franken plan society meeting Here next week the Sioux Center society for Christian instruction will hold its regular Spring meeting Fri Day feb 25 in the Christian school building members of the society Are reminded to keep this Date open Washington promises investigation of Rea Headquarters site lines Orange City Man says Nickels Worth of common sense would dictate new location for office legion gives to set to n Aardema nope aard Erna a world War i Veteran who has been a shut in for a Long time was presented a television set by the american legion tuesday the set was purchased from johnnys to service at a sub Stantial reduction in Price members of the legion Hope that the to set will help make or Aardemaa Days and even Ings inside a Little More pleas ant and have expressed their pleasure at being Able to give him the set a few months in a similar project the auxiliary j presented a television set to Steve Slappendel the Rural electrification administration last week promised an of the tentatively planned location of the electric Headquarters building in Orange City and the construction of additional Power lines to the building according to word re chewed by an Orange City plumber in a letter from Washington Hie letter came in answer to a Smeeks inquiry into practices carried on by the Sioux Rea off ice Smeenk wondered How it was at a Point three Miles West of Sioux Center or Mulder states a Central location 1 you May publish my letter in whole or in part if you or anyone interested wishes to do so yours truly Joe Smeenk j a Smeenk Orange City Iowa january 26 1955 Rural electric administration Washington d c dear sirs i would like some information on How the r e a operates it first started Here in Sioux Tion practices 1955 in Sioux county last year 40 percent of the farms were in compliance with Corn acreage allotments in the state As a whole 434 percent of the farms were in compliance to make Iowa record one f the Best in the nation for 1954 chairman Draayer expressed the belief that a higher percent age of compliance May result in Sioux county this year because of the higher allotments and the requirement for Price sup ports and conservation ass Istance wheat allotments wives at woman club Here tonight husbands of the woman club they state sentiment for moving the Sioux electric cooperative office has existed Many years the present location was chosen Early after cooperative was first organized in Hawarden but during the years that have followed hundreds of new members have Heen added creating problems of distances and Miles of lines to patrol quite diff i Erent from those that existed members will be guests at the i meeting this evening at the legion Hall at 8 p m Devol w tons our America will be led i primarily be by mrs b n Mouw and special situation i m which the Headquarters now has to serve members More than 45 Miles away from Orange City that this question has Heen brought up again question brought up before music Vrigil be a clarinet duet by Enna to Filderman and Ruth de Byron Hess will be a special speaker and will discuss u s and world this will be Fonow Many the members feel that de by a group discussion hostesses for the evening will be mrs h Moret mrs William Schalekamp mrs a Van Wye and mrs Elmer Duistermars government Money available i would also like to know How Over inconveniences suffered through unnecessarily Long outages in re cent years have forced the Issue and that better service disregarding Economy in itself dictates the need for the change the question was brought up on i one other occasion when at a special meeting in the fall of 1951 j the Issue was Defeated in a Socall de Straw those who have Only j set up at de Ruyter hardware this j proposed the change believe much j More sentiment has crystallized j lately favouring moving the head i j America for f f a week feb quarters the coming election is i t q of 41 j is i window display planned they Fra any Farmer who plants with a window display that will be out an allotment even one acre or More will be in week end will Call attention to the eligible for any act payment j work of the future Farmers of j producers who do not have a i wheat allotments and plants 1926 work on the i expected tote Letany shifting of 15 acres of wheat Are a ivs u was t Vii 11 Mai Bias Tiu nere in Sioux possible that an Rea line could s besides air co county Iowa they said that Only be built when Power in the area i neg Tochek voltages if that those not Able Golden anniversary or and mrs ring j Vander Schaaf will observe their Golden wedding anniversary at House event at the first re formed Church thursday even ing feb 24 beginning at 8 p m they request that no gifts be Given 52c was already available from two other sources the Orange City municipality and Iowa Public ser vice the Exchange of communications was made Public yesterday by Wes Miller a former Sioux electric Board member and who now is connected with the group that favors relocating the Rea Headquarters the three letters Are reprinted below As follows j a Smeenk electrical heating plumbing contractor Orange City Iowa feb 14 1955 or Wesley Miller Rock Valley Iowa an open dear or Miller please find enclosed letter i wrote to the Rural electrification administration and their answer to Date line is the Case he should build where he can Check All of them As All substations feed within a few Miles of Sioux Center this extra line Here first goes to Alton then to Carnes then to Maurice and connects with the line West of Sioux Center and it gives him voltage readings in Orange City on Only one of at least four circuits in Sioux county anyone with a Lead Nickels Worth of common sense can reason that Orange City is not the place for the r e a Headquarters the Iowa Public Venice gave Mulder one customer on their line so it would not smell so bad in Exchange for an Oral Promise of the sfas heating contract on the build ing so an official told me i think the people do not under stand that there Are technical Rea sons much More important than a to get Power from another source could be served today an r e a office is contemplated a Quarter of a mile from my place and in the incorporation of Orange City it has available three phase Power from the municipal Plant of Orange City just across the Road Are the lines of the Iowa Public service co from whom i get Power yet right now past my place there is under construction a three phase four wire r e a line starting four Miles away there is not a these projects can be constructed i subject to penalty on each Bush even an application for j Al raised regardless of whether their approval has been compleat it is raised for feed or Sale de will you kindly inform me from what source i can get Complete in ing done by the 39 members of the attitudes on the question and poll local club i the opinions of new members added in recent years formation on How the r e a operates very truly yours j a Smeenk Hove injures hand in ventilating fan o r Hove cooperative Cream Ery manager Here received pain Ful injuries about the left hand at p t if you know of any other fed noon yesterday when he Accident eral Money available at two per ally got his hand caught in a Large cent i would be interested As i can give an improved Sioux county farm As Security i am now paying four per cent on my mortgage bag two foxes in final Hunting trip the final Fox Hunt of the season was held tuesday when a Large group of men and boys were out cemetery meeting to be wednesday and bagged two foxes the Hunters express their appreciation to the news for its co operation ventilating fan at the Creamery j ranged the Hunts Many stitches were taken on both to Jasper Timmer to everyone who a and and Floyd Van sides of the hand to close wounds f Kiev who Wersic Chare of the he was not hospitalized however Hunts plans have been the annual cemetery association meeting which will be held in the basement of the town Hall especially mesday feb 23 beginning at Lovd Van i m United states department of agriculture Rural electrification administration Washington 25 d c february s 1955 or j a Smeenk Orange City Iowa dear or Smeenk this will acknowledge your let Ter of january 26 1955 concerning single consumer who is not getting the Extension of electric Venice by Power or can get it from the Iowa Sioux electric cooperative As Public service on this stretch it j Socia Tion to its office building is being constructed Only for this we Are investigating this matter office with other sources available and As soon As we have completed that makes three different comp our study we will write you fur any Power lines running Side by i ther Side in this area t very truly yours Une of the Board members of g c Woodwork Ltd the Sioux electric Coop told me for o w Briden director North Central area office p All people interested in the j cemetery Are asked to attend this meeting littered with litter the proud Mother of this big Brood belongs to Ger if Bleyenburg of Sioux Center the Chester Whit York Cross sow narrowed a Tota of 20 pigs last week the first 12 were born wednesday and the last eight arrived Friday night and Early saturday morning of the 20 a total of 17 were very much alive and hungry when this picture was taken saturday photo by the news name Carmel girl homemaker Here Marge Bartels daughter of mrs Bertha Bartels of Cannel has been named the Betty Crocker Home maker of tomorrow in the Sioux Center High school miss Bartels is a senior she received the highest score in a written examination which tested the homemaking knowledge and attitudes of the senior girls in the graduating class she will be entered in Competition to name this states candidate for the title of ail american homemaker of tomorrow she will also receive a Golden award pin Cook herself and the school a scholarship of s15c awarded each state

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