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Sioux Center News (Newspaper) - February 24, 1955, Sioux Center, Iowa We who live in the Middle of the 20th Century seem to have quite a thorough understanding the nervous system in our if we Are to be judged by the fre Quency the word nerve enters our taken in All its various such As Nerv a hardly a Day goes by that we dont use the word to describe somebody or some in of we Are living in a nervous tension runs High in International internal affairs and some times even in neighbourhood of never before in history has there been such a heavy tax on the human nervous it is no wonder the word nerve crops up so often in our daily Converse yet there Arent Many of us who have much of an understanding o what nerves really we know there imbedded in our Teeth that we have them in the tips o our fingers and All Over our skin but we have a rather hazy idea of what nerves actually even less do we under Stam their relationship to our minds perhaps that is Why so Many of u speak of nerves in such a Loos we describe people a having nerves of havin no having too Muc having an attack of Norv being on can go on and on using these a ious figures of speech and perhaps most of us would understand exactly what is then there Are these othe everyday expressions about the such As having a cup o Coffee to Settle the res ing to relax the having nervous quieting the being a bundle of Ner getting on ones it Here again we could go on and o with expressions that mean Difate a ent things and that Are All qui a generally i dont know if that proves that our nerves must take quite a beat ing in a lifetime or but i be Lieve its convincing evidence that were All rather conscious of our nervous for better or for certain noises seem to have a harsh effect on our a piece of Chalk rubbed the wrong Way on a the sound of High frequency squeaks squeals the noise of a dentists or the tone of certain automobile horns May shoot chills Down our but we dont All respond in the same Way to these same some for Are in effected by the noises mentioned above but Are hit hard by perhaps i should end this discus Sion right because in get m Ting a Little nervous in afraid Ive lost All my readers Al this Point and it would take a lot of nerve to ask them to read any maybe you have to live in a Small Community to see such wonderful demonstrations of neigh i dont but up in Hull last saturday dozens of peo pie pitched in to help move Mer Chandise and furniture from build Ings in the path of that big for a while it appeared that All the buildings in the lock on one tide of the Street would go up in and some of the buildings were almost completely cleared out by friends pitching in to get the Job done before the fire got then when the fire was finally under they pitched volume m numb left 1 of Sioux Iowa Dunlev official City and county n8wspapir february h 195j indians topple Lemars to win finals berth big coops pay out Over show Gross business of Over million in 1954 operating savings amount to taxes Sioux centers four big cooperatives did a Gross business of Over million in 1954 to top the previous years record by a considerable total sales amounted to while not a record year for All of the big 1954 was considered a records Asher for the farm ers cooperative society in its widely diversified activities and a substantially Good year for two of the the Coop Gas and Oil company and the Farmers Mutual cooperative an unfavourable egg Market through much of 1954 depressed the showing made by the Coop produce Asso even so the big four funnel cd More than a Quarter of a million dollars Back into the Community in the form of dividend and inter est checks during the past four total operating savings amounted to annual statements issued by the four also showed paid out in commissions and fees during the twelve months Periot and in direct members attending the annual meetings generally expressed sat is action in the Way their cooperatives have been operating and looked for another Good year in cub pack meeting set for tonight new cub scouts and their parents will be guests of Honor at a cub pack meeting this evening at in the legion plans Are being made for All parents of cubs and a special pro Gram is planned for the Many awards will be made and new cubs and their Den John will be in produce earnings reflect Market depression of 54 weather conditions saturday didst prevent Over 160 members of the cooperative produce from attending the annual meeting in the they reelected Al three directors whose terms expired and received a report show ing net savings of 1954 this was a drop from the Prev ious years business but not neatly As Large As had been a Pecten in View of the unfavourable egg Market in total sales a mounted to As com pared with in 1953 the falling off of egg prices accounted for substantially All this election held elected to serve As presiden for the coming year after being re elected to the Board was Harold 1 the two other director reelected and named again t their present offices Are Percy by and Al Timme Opie Feekes was Agai named other directors Are George Bier Henry John Van Arie Schimmel and John Ben Sandbulte is the will meet Sheldon in District Champ round at Sioux City saturday night bulldogs 8076 foil by n continual Stream of balls from his Lens mates tuesday Little John Van Riessen ripped the cords at Central gym in Sioux City to see the warriors through an 80 to 76 Victory Over the la Mars bulldogs and earn them n berth in the District finals Satur Day it was a Brilliant Flash scor no Power by Van coupled Vith a Catsup Ball All through the our quarters by every member on he that put Sioux Center across the Victory Stripe tuesday Van i Lissen scored 10 Field oals and three hitlers during the jul tar and Juard cd heavily by the passed up Many opportunities to score to feed Van destroyed by flames if this one Story implement building at Hull the Bine also damaged the Gamble store South of the Tensen farm destroyed among thousands of dollars Worth of Stock and equipment were six whee Type and a track the total loss had not yet been estimated by the pictures above showing the front of the implement shop and a r View were taken by the news after the smoke and flames had Yew buys Bowling Alley building site and will launch drive for More funds members of the Sioux Center veterans of foreign wars Post monday night approved the Purchase of two lots on third Street North West just across the Street from the Farmers Coop society lumber the Purchase was made last week subject to the approval of the manager fort nine new shareholders were gained during the past year and 39 quit farming or moved out of the ballots in special Rea election will be counted tomorrow at meeting hundreds of Sioux electric Coop members Are expected to at tend a special meeting at Orange City Friday afternoon when ballots will be counted for the special the of the election Are expected to indicate what action the Board will if on the site of the proposed new head quarters right in to help move the stuff Back into the in a few More weeks Well be looking for signs of i Hope someone remembers to report the first Robin this id not Only like to announce its arrival in the paper but id like to get a picture of if Well accept Calls up to the 10th of after dont you think the Rob ins will be anyway Christian school society to meet tomorrow evening the annual Spring meeting of the society for Christian in will be held at tomorrow in the Sioux Center Christian with the terms of per sons on the Board expiring this arguments for and against Chan Ging the site to a More Centrallo cation continued to boil this week As members hashed the question Over among both sides now admit that the election May be close and that some members Are having a difficult time deciding How to the results of the balloting is intended to guide the Board in making any decisions on the mat the meeting will be held in the town Hall in Orange Accord ing to letters mailed directly to the support Price on Oats is 14 cents lower than in 54 the Price support rate for Oats produced in Sioux county in 1955 will be 57 cents per it was reported this week by John chairman of the Sioux county ask 1955 loan rate for this based on 70 percent of is 14 cents under the general membership in the the lots were bought from the Farmers Coop Creamery and Are situated just West of the old Creamery building now occupied by the Sioux land the vow Post plans to erect a new building for a Bowling the planned building will be Large enough to House six four reserved for league Bowling and two open for outside while the Post has some Money on hand now for the it is planned that a direct canvass will be made for additional the vets Hope to make this a Community project in which Many business men and others will Many donations have been received but a substantial number of others remain to be contacted Post commander Orville Kuiken said we Are looking Forward to seeing All our Young As Well As older com ing to spend an enjoyable time with All vow members Are in favor of running this Bowling Alley As a clean and enjoyable place of he stressed that the recreation spot is needed for the Young people of the Kuiken said members of the Post have already donated generously toward the project and will give As much time As they possibly can in the Way of donated labor Bauer to discuss farm safety tonight Paul who is in Chargi the adult night school Hen each will discuss farm safety this evening in place o the discussion of farm Socia Ity that had been origin ally the final meeting the sea son will be held next week when the discussion will Center on the subject tractor the pub lit invited to attend thes f boys have display in window of local hardware future Farmers of America members throughout the nation Are scheduling special activities to focus Public attention on the work of their organization during National february members of the Sioux Center chapter now has a window display at the de Ruyter membership in the is made up of farm boys who Are when the building is under con world Day prayer service set for tomorrow at the Public has been invited to attend the world Day of prayer service that will be held at tomorrow at the 1954 rate which was based on 85 percent of the National average support rate for 1955 Oats is 81 cents or 14 cents under that for 1954 chairman Draayer said the lower support for 1955 Oats reflects the record and near record supplies of food and feed grains in the the same he to Rye and Grain which were supported at 85 percent of parity in the same As but which will be sup ported at 70 percent of parity county county rates 1955 have been announced Central reformed John Dezeeuw the speaker and will be Marion an election will be students of the vocational Agricula those whose terms expire Are John Van Edwin Vermeer and Gary among other business to taken up at this meeting be will be a discussion of the proposal to expand the present building to provide More classroom ladies of the Christian school Guild will serve the lunch at the close of the open House and Peter Van Regen Morter will observe their 40th wedding anniversary with open House at their Home rom 8 to 4 they re quest no gifts or a Mission Box will be placed for those who wish to leave a up Ture class in High the organizations activities Are designed primarily to help develop Rural leadership and Good and to stimulate the boys to bet Ter achievement in their study and work toward successful establish ment in the Sioux Center Chap Ter has 39 officers Are Paul pen president Rel Vic president Herb Secretary Glenn Sand treasurer John reporter Wilmer Van Berkum watchdog and Paul vocational agriculture instructor in Sioux Center High serves As advisor of the president Monroe we the las1 Man in Public life in thu country to Wear knee Klaaren will serve As the theme is abide in John thousands of christians in the and in 128 counties around the world will unite in prayer on that the regular annual Observance of 1887 implement shop at Hull destroyed by fire saturday fire trucks from four towns in this part of the county played a Large part in saving Hull from what May have been a major catastrophe saturday when a Strong North wind whipped a raging fire toward the main business District of the fire companies from Sioux Rock Valley and Boyden joined forces to fight the flames destroyed the Tensen Imp nent owned by Han and did considerable to the gambles store jul next no estimate has made of the although it believed to be extensive bed in the John Deere implement shop and farm Supply was gutted completely and v ers acknowledged the loss de to be Torch the fire started when a cutt ing Torch was used near some filled gasoline on the floor of he implement shop at about 30 fireman were still battling he flames As late As mid after although by noon the fire the Blaze Hull de afternoon Arm boy pinned under tractor but Only bruises leg Cal 16 year old son of and John Moss escaped with Only a severe Bruise on the leg tuesday afternoon when he was pinned under an overturned tractor in his parents farm the boy was under the trac Tor almost an hour before the Accident was Cal had been grinding feed on the farm while his parents were away and was turning the tractor around when it overturned and pin Ned his leg under the and Moss didst notice his absence when they returned to the and were pre paring to eat lunch when they told their daughter to go out and Call the girl was unable to locate How Moss then went out and shouted for the he heard a muffled response and discovered the overturned tractor behind one of the no Bones were but the boy will be hospitalized for a few Days and will be treated for the Acci Dent happened at about Jondle to speak on Handicap Here Friday evening Calvin Zondlo at Man who has overcome his cerebral palsy will to the speaker in Sioux Center to Morrow evening when the first easter Seal meeting will be held in the High school Audi the meeting is scheduled Cor h coming with Jondle Wil be two Gehring and Cody or who will talk on cerebral palsy Anc How the Public should treat the the Public has been cordially invited to polio fund shoots Over top in final Days nets the Sioux centers March of dimes Campaign wound up this week Over the exceeding the quota by according to Ger Ald substantial amounts Money coming in during the past two weeks together with Money counted in the Coin collectors put the drive Over the Sioux quota was netted and the drive the warriors took the Lead in the opening minutes against the but be Mars came Back Lime and again to knot the score and managed to forge a one Point Edge at the end of the first the tribe hit the War path in the second and built up a 7 Point Load by half despite the countering ability of tic bulldogs Dave gun acc rink and Duane Vande Berg made it 5140 seconds after the Lial time break but Gunther put on a Oneman show that Nar rowed the Gap to 5351 before jul Fer and Van Riessen spread it open from then on it seemed to be Sioux centers the margin was 12 with Only left in the Ball hampered by fouls both Kraayenbrink and Vande who had been guarding gun her had four personals each by this time and were forced relax their defense a Gunther was credited with Clos ing up the margin by the games he scored 38 Points during the four Sioux centers scoring was As follows Vande Day of prayer began in at the request of Mission Aries of Many and it be came a world Day prayer in an offering for inter Denom for Oats so for Only the National average rate for Grain sorghum and wheat have been the 1955 Corn support which is expected to be about 88 percent of parity As compared with 90 percent in will be announced before planting on the 70 percent of parity National average support rates for 1955 will be 94 cents a Bushel for a Bushel for and per hundredweight for Grain Sor the National averages for these commodities in based on 85 percent of were for for Rye and for Grain Sor wheat will be supported in 1955 at 82v4 percent of with the National average standing at per As compared with 90 percent of parity and a National average of in National Mission Home and will be speech specialist at Public school arrangements have been made through special Edu cation department Man of Lemars to hold a speech clinic in the Sioux Center Public schools every thursday school Stu dents who have difficulty with pronouncing words will receive Indi on their speech speech specialist from the Sioux City treatment will be in charge of the she began her work last thursday and will continue As Long As visual attention miss Golden anniversary and ring Vande Schaaf will observe their Golden wedding anniversary at an open House event at the first re formed Church thursday beginning they request gifts be even at i that n 52lc companies had gotten under the Arment spent the slaying water onto the Smol luring embers of the implement firm to avoid further the fire Bond reissue to save town nearly interest the town of Sioux Echt eve realized a saving of Between 18 and 20 thousand dollars last week with the Sale of reissued Revenue Bonds on the indebted Ness of the municipal Light and Power the old Bonds that were called in were held at an aver age interest rate of per while the new ones sold last week went for Der the less he Cost of calling in the old ind issuing the is expect d to amount to nearly Only four bidders asked to Purchase the and the successful was the Carl on Ben company of Des the new which Egin bearing interest March 1 total the Amoun of indebtedness remaining on Light Bosch expressed his gratitude to the Many who helped with the drive and to the hundreds who made generous he said i want to take Thi Means of thanking All the Cap Ains and the solicitors of each Section who made this drive giver the top and to those win Ere connected with the Specia vents in any a Specia Hanks for All the publicity give using the drive and above Al o those who have Given so Gen Rousky to this worthwhile the following is the breakdown bowing where the Money Cam according to Gerald Bosch Louse to House Canvas auxiliary Christian school Lake Sale by american legion auxiliary Sioux Center ladies Circle reached tremendous proportions almost immediately probably spurred on by fre quent blasts which were believed to have been from gasoline tanks on new and used implements in Stock in the implement it spread so fast it was almost impossible to remove any of the equipment or fix threatens in the lineup Down the Street of buildings from the implement place Are the Gamble vans meat Hull hatchery and the null a newspaper und All port Able equipment was moved to safety in the frantic Rush that occurred before it became apparent that firemen would be Able to control the and Arnold Kwik Sioux Center Resi former dents who Are occupying the apartment Over the Hull Index were among those who moved almost All their posses Sions out of the path of the Garfield 4h club hears Zimmerman very worthwhile program was enjoyed by the Gar Flek Golfors 4h club at the Hudson crop the feature Speake was Bob Zimmerman of the Western Iowa Experiment farm he showed slides the difference in profits throng the use of proper rotation and spraying for Cor he also Shuv Ved How so loss can be Cut by contour listings for he pointed of very clearly that the use approved practices will deter mine the profit or loss in farm following the crop show the business meeting was held at the Home of Bob and Jim Kooi Coin collections Leelan basketball sales barn Candy and cig ars donated by Joes Holt Ops variety and Irv life representative Van and for be Mars it was and Sioux centers shooting average was about 48 per while the bulldogs Buck eted about 40 per cent of their the indians had 15 personal fouls to be Mars to meet Sheldon Sioux Center will meet the hard Riding Sheldon club in the District finals saturday night at Central Sheldon is considered in the same class Asle Mars in this District and will require everything the warriors have to be commenting on the District coach Paul Muyskens this is probably the toughest District in 1 cant remember when More Good have come together in the be Mars really deserved o go to the he regardless of what happens in the District finals Sioux Center will come up against Sioux City Central tuesday night in the final regularly scheduled game of the this contest was postponed from saturday night because of the total 12 new Library books on shelves a dozen new books have been placed on the shelves at the pub lie Library included Are five volumes of fiction and two an the list is As follows inspirational peace of Sou by Sheen historical the cloister and the Hearth by the boy scout Story by will Oursler humor the White Deer by James Thurber tha last of the Mohi cans by James Cooper anthologies himself collections and the modern theatre by Bently fiction by strange the Queens jest and until the Day All by of men and Angels by Lee and the Dawn came late by the Public has been invited to make use of these new books and the Many other new ones now in circulation at the de Stigter to Start lumber near Sioux Center Gilbert de associated with three Brothers in the construction announced this week that they will open a lumber Yard 2a Miles South of town March they Wil establish it on the farm owned by Bert Van he and will handle a full line of lumber and building Call at of of they moved Back into was extended to Nicholas their dwelling monday after pastor of the third had aired out con Michigan minister a congregational meeting the first reformed v Church Hull tuesday evening a Call the smoke reformed Church in Michigan minister will preach Here Henry Mouw of Holland will conduct services at the local first reformed Church Al Day on he will arrive on Friday and will spend the week end in the parental John Mouw Home at Orange he is also Here in connection with a College Board meeting to be held at or Ange City next Robert Deboom gets Corn certificate Robert de son of and John de Boom of Sioux Sophomore in the High won the certificate for Sioux county in a countywide United Hagie hybrid Corn growing he had per acre on a 10 acre Nattress to speak monday night Leroy Fauross of or Ange City will be guest speaker at the first reformed Church monday sponsored by the Young women Mission the program will include several musical numbers and other miscellaneous the program will begin at with Arthur Vander Ploeg leading singing and Jake Vande Brake and Roger Den Herder As a free will offering for the mis Sions will be the Public is cordially invited to this evening of

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