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Sioux Center News (Newspaper) - January 06, 1955, Sioux Center, IowaV Sioux county Iowa 1 was made to feel a Little hum Lac last week by a letter that reached me from one of our sub scribers living West of town u was the kind of a letter that is written spontaneously if h is written at All and it came to me at u tired moment i was just beginning to feel the after Christ Mas letdown and i May have needed a Little of the spark that letter provided while in not going to print that letter or quote any part i of it 1 do want to use this Para graph to let that Anonymous writer know that 1 appreciated those thursday january 6 contract body has to say for the news we try constantly to be aware that we Are serving a Large family of read cars As Well As our advertisers i the nations toy manufacturers i have had their fun in getting Mil Lions of brightly painted toys to retailers for Christmas weve had t the fun of buying a few of them Anco and giving them to our Young Iiri sters and now its the kids turn to have fun my son is gutting full share of it not satisfied Box and scatter All his Lincoln logs from one end of the House to i the other he seems to rave Bej Kua a systematic plan of destroy Tuai ing the girls playthings i caught building him trying to Pluck the eyes out 1 that the building permits Over As Sioux Center enjoys another Good year of construction construction was started in Sioux Tive estimates placed on Applina t the town clerks office indians Cut Loose to bring Victory total to thirteen on file both commercial Rusl dents just outside the corporate limits of the town during the past 12 Are the by or j Home of town if these were included were t i act the undefeated Sioux Center i the indians added two More Vic estimated j tories to their string during the Struc Tive engagements while i i dont want to deny him the Opportunity to discover How things Are million made and put together i fear Hes j a Little too Young to understand that Christmas comes Only once a j year and toys in that abundance i i no oftener by defeating Esthor Ville and Orange City 7851 tuesday nights win from Orange City was the indians dimes counter cards Are now distributed March of dimes Coin containers and posters were distributed in the business District of Sioux Cen Ter and in All communities in the county this week As the 1955 polio funds Campaign got underway Gerald Bosch who is in charge of the Campaign in Sioux Center said that he hoped the Public would remember these Little Plas tic test tubes with dimes quarters Hal dollars and dollars during the coming weeks the Money taken in in this manner will help appreciably he said largest funds collections Are sex de Stigter Bros to Start soon a plan that called for the immediate construction of an accepted i Church the Midwest Junior the new go since hours j the contract i ers for the building 15 new Homes permits for 15 new dwellings at 15 will try to make it the coming week Hospers tomorrow night they during at Orange City and Hartley Here last years purring right along on natural Gas now the Light Plant peeled to come from the Housetop 1 above is seeing a lot of use were breathing easier these House canvass that is scheduled d3fs Verrips said this week after battling several months created a rather crucial situation at the Plant this ext Bosch said that the i need for funds in the 1955 a Washington columnist says construction in ballpoint pen sates Are still run commercial construction show j tit 11 Uii 5hqw in this countr de a drop however from 800 1955 will be another big year for in 1953 to in 1954 there teem personally i Haven cared were also fewer car g much for them Ever since i bought j and less major Home Harey could Apple cart the local coach Paul f or also upset the during the the March of Dimi the indians ones used of its funds for j Back in 1945 the Ink not Only rolled onto the writing paper it postwar building years cps n flowed into my shirt r stained my fingers and permanently marked my handkerchiefs Ball pointers have been improved a great Deal since then of course j building permits for new Homes were issued to the following erf Rit Vande n Berg age and Bee rank floor according to Muyskens game gave second string a to show what the coach Reserve All the boys an Opportunity to play and done by patient Aid Bills the Case Load placed an unprecedented Drain on funds for care plunging hundreds of chapters into debt by the years end Bosch said he to announce the list of Campaign workers will Northwest Iowa implement dealers asking for Cash on parts and service seventy five farm implement dealers in five Northwest Iowa and service following a custom of Sev eral years standing most bus iness places in Sioux Center will be closed saturday evenings during the first two months of the year stores will close at 6 p m each saturday evening begin Ning this week it was announced today by the retail trades committee of the Sioux cent or civic club also following a custom of the past Barber shops service stations cafes and a few other business places will remain open for business saturday evenings canvass next week ballpoint pen local kids didst get much of a break for skating during the Christmas holidays while the ice Bouse and garage l w on the rink has been thick enough and even quite smooth at tires daily thawing didst make for Good skating during the past two weeks whats needed is colder nights and less Sunshine in the daytime somehow it Doest seem quite right for january to be Here with out Snow maybe by the time these remarks Are published Well have big drifts around our doors but tuesday morning it looked More like z Day in late March than in Early january All this course Doest help the Sale overshoes tire chains and Snow scoops who also played j game Ufier 16 15 and Rit Bleyenberg House moved in p Van done House and garage House Don Brommer Pete de Stigter achterhof House moved in Sam p Schut House and garage mrs Jacob Van Voorst House 510000 Ernest j Gerritsma House and garage de Harskamp House and garage 000 other improvements Home remodelling and additions included the following we h Wissink or a the Sioux Center b squad came Back Strong in the finish of their game but didst quite overcome the advantages of the big Estherville b team they lost 5653 Vande Berg hit 15 and Bartels 14 for Sioux Center Orange City downed Orange City playing out through the was downed standing basketball first two quarters in the second half when the indians exploded with 34 Points a the court House ten youths called for Jan induction info armed forces ten Sioux county youths will re port for induction into the armed forces january 17 according to an announcement made this week by the draft Board office in or City they will depart at 6 will be conducted on a Cash basis mad for limited credit according to these dealers have formed ers association except when arrangements Are a new credit policy that will have j general uniformity among All of in Alai adopted Wagon i rain Pioneer county by delays official newspaper appointing 3 was k t members of the Tion is expected to get underway within the next two months on the seven acre site purchased Here j last year on fourth Avenue North East from Dick e Doornink i the building which was approx j de will include five class rooms i a Library room and an office completion of the building has been promised by september 1955 at which time it is planned that the new College will be opened i forty delegates present for the Central Board meeting gave unanimous approval to the building plan and decided to sell off the House that now stands on the property j the new building will face West and will be situated about 100 feet i Back from the Street plans Call for the landscaping of the part of the Campus adjoining the Street plan funds drive the Central Board also acted on a plan for an immediate drive out Side the Sioux Center Community i area for the balance of the funds f needed to pay for the building Bioux county two recent drives in this area t air Sci an mis area Board of supervisors decided tues have been successful in meeting Day to delay the appointment of the quota for local supporters in official newspapers for the 1955 full seventy per cent of the total year i until their Jan 25 amount for the initial building is already assured and the Board d 11 j was tie Only action taken Hopes that the remainder will be Lyles Gaikema 3 by the Board that did not coincide raised in the coming drive the them j funeral held Mon announcement of their new pol icy is carried in an advertisement i a Sioux gentler Pioneer on an inside Page of this weeks plan was syst Cov news j ered Wagon caravan a Sioux Center implement Sioux county and nearly All in the county Are members of the association meeting j with the Normal beginning of the i desire has been expressed to raise year routine and it came As the j enough to make possible a a a result of difficulties encountered 000 building j in determining which papers j the Board plans to Contact 153 that came would be designated official j Church societies for funds for the Peua in five newspapers made a Plicki Prary equipment and landscape official status this year thursday afternoon dec 30 at Hawarden Independent or1 faculty appointments in the third period time the score was favor of the locals Ron buffers Brilliant at half 3733 in explaining that they Are required to pay Cash for parts orders from their companies the dealers feel that they must also require Cash for parts and service i the age of 87 she was mrs i capital Alton Democrat 1 at the meeting tuesday the Jav Gaikema one 01 the come Valley Bee and the Sioux i Board also completed faculty a munits oldest residents i Center news j ointments for the first year or airs Balkema was the i we will be asked to submit a of grand rapids Mich figures and other Ini f Haan of Westem Chris Uaman ing scheduled to go Are the follow plan that i Balkema was the last1 charter member of the reformed Church Here i formation for the Board to exam had been Active in the Wineas required by Law in cases previous or Kev c Van a ladies society and in numerous there a contest for and l at Huu we reap previously Rev c Van j Cornie Devos Peter Vonic Regj sconing or Den Herder and Howard Schutt Dow l most of Church civic and social affairs Southern Minnesota and in other until the of Iowa while last year was another out standing building year in Sioux Center there seems to be every indication that 1955 May equal it or even surpass it for general construction at the present time Sev eral Homes Are in the planning stages for construction in the Early Spring and the Junior College building program is shaping up to be one of the largest projects for the year i also know of at least one Large commercial project that is almost certain to be started this year it will be a store building add to that the possibility of a vow Bowling Alley building and and h Langstraat s200 slightly better in Berg of Hospers and Donald nieu scoring attacks amuck and i confined infirmities her to her of old Home age Ignatiou develops the Board set Ai vac itt were named to Date by which this information 1 Nesco Ege faculty must be in the hands of the Couo to courses be offered at and 525 Sioux farm Supply warehouse office space Sioux Ware hatchery and feed store House addition a few other smaller projects and it int difficult to see at least a Quarter of a million dollars Worth of construction Here in 55 Sioux elec Coop Given approval of building contract Berkenpas helped by setting up his team mates under the Basket the b team played one of its Best games of the season against the younger dutchmen they won handily by a score of 55 to 32 dorhout got 14 Vande Berg 13 and Carl Berkenpas 12 Fox Hunters bag lots of rabbits former local lady is Foster Mother to German orphan Sioux county in 54 a Man who her own former Sioux Center to a married son of has has become Foster Mother to a 12yearold girl Sioux county traffic Dent fatality stood at five record deaths acc ii for 1954 when the year ended Friday night while preceded in death by her husband Jan 29 1954 mrs Balkema had continued to make her Home in her own House under the care of her daughter and her husband or and mrs Fred Den Beste or and mrs Balkema had lived to observe j their 67th wedding anniversary idec 9 1953 funeral held funeral services were j to auditor three of the five papers will be designated official Jan 25 Accord ing to supervisor p e de Vries other business taken up by the monday afternoon at the held Cen per1 Ali ties in the county in 1953 those who died of official approval came by i Telegram Friday from the Rural j electrification administration in Washington d c Kaying the contract Between the Sioux electric cooperative association 1 he build up for the Sioux Cen and the a Kepp and sons Terlec Mars basketball game still nearly two weeks away is Kepp was awarded the con already getting a lot of attention j tract dec 16 for the construe neither of these teams has been Tion of a office head Defeated this year i wonder if quarters building that will be Mars will have a building Large built at Orange City construe enough to accommodate the crowd is expected to begin in the with nearly 100 Fox Hunters from a German displaced sons Camp she is mrs Charles a Rockwell of Santa Ana Cal Jet girl s Edeltraud Bohm accidents in 1954 were hrs Home Lefel Goergen 78 Granville mrs k0srt v earner conditions n a p1cture appearing in the j Craig and Oliver Ward 54 us Noys Santa Ana Register and an Jack i Compa Nying Long article 1 tails mrs Rockwell will be remembered Here As the former Schut daughter this was not the worst year on it Raj reformed Church following record it was considered one of a Brief service at the Home the worst j hey m a Klaaren officiated there were seven traffic fat the College the first year a Gener Al College course Normal training and a pre Seminary course i i Federal Board this week included the tax forms available naming of c h Sedgwick of ha1 Wardene airman of the Board for a new simplified income Tay 1955r this will be the 17th will be used for the first Secu Tive year he has headed the time this year by persons filing Board on which he has served As 1 returns on their 1954 incomes supervisor for 23 years j in card form the returns will the usual new year business in1 be processed by machine and arrangements were under the direction of Vander Ploens funeral Home burial was in eluding mittens schedules was also carried out the appointment of com and the of salary special music by a mixed was furnished consisting i Community Hospital news and the three foxes 66 and five Cotton they hunted East of Here the Hunters plan to go next tuesday in the o area and will meet at the mrs Gerrit John scout Baartman implement building at j Aster corresponding with tru p m i by about two years the Rock Ink and Harold Clarence ver that will come for this one Spring few drops of rain but no Snow in weeks weather except for a few drops rain monday afternoon tuesday there was no i Call declined Rev Bernard Haan has de the Call he had received i from the Central Avenue Chris Tian reformed Church at hol of and Mich and precis v again dimes give to the 1955 March county legion to meet at Ireton Wells decided last Spring to try alien registration required in january All aliens living in this area two numbers were Sung some Day the Silver Cord will break and in the and the first psalm 42 a favorite of mrs Balkeman was Sung by the congregation mrs Dan Voorderman served As the organist Kelly Dean son of or Ben Bonestroo of Hull admitted As a surgical As Hoef sent on the 30th and was re Many persons earning less than 55000 and More than during the Calendar year May use this simplified form in filing their tax returns forms Are available at the local Post office and at most Banks full instructions Are also available at these places leased the same Day of or i patient on the 30th and was re leased on the 2nd of january or and mrs Ujick Van maa s of Rock Valley Are the of the first baby bom i in to go through a great Deal of red tape they finally completed arrangements and flew across to get her they went by Way a county meeting of the american legion and auxiliary will be held in the Ireton town of the holy land and Africa Hall thursday Jan 13 begin Ara picked up Trudy in Ger Ning at 8 p in Many before completing their j of at a joint meeting is planned first with special music and a speaker after which the sep Arate meetings will be conducted refreshments will be served Jan and has been of the month the Law states that residing in the United born Pella any alien states on Nee Clara i i air and mrs Leroy j of Sioux Center Are the parents of a daughter Kathy on the 3rd available at All Post offices tation in Sioux county again this Snow All temperatures remained relatively mild during the Days and dropped to below freezing Only at night and Early morning the first three Days of this week were Cloudy but there had been a Good Deal of Sunshine Over the week Cal Only traces of rhe Sioux Conter Post office set another ice and Snow remain to remind Ess in 1954 showing receipts of Over above the volume Loca people that it is after 1953 previous record year mrs Leonard Ashton Are h the Many tour and returning Home while Trudy is in America j to a Fine up to s200 and j South of new inc she on a one year visitors permit imprisonment for 30 Days wilful i womanhood on the farm and Hope to also brings the i made confession of her Faith parents of twin daughters Judy 1 Ard Jane Alethea born or and mrs Rockwell work out arrangements adopting her the Little girl a no known relatives in Europe for i of being taken into custody Jane Audrey daughter of John Brummel of Hull youll find big savings inside therell be plenty of opportunities to save Money this week on dozens of it Ems advertised at reduced prices in this weeks news several Sio Urf Center stores Are offering substantial reductions during their Clear Ance sales readers Are invited to read these Sale ads on the inside pages of this weeks paper the she Newkirk reformed Church i new Ford tractors go on display in Sioux Center Friday Ford motor company new i farm tractors for 1955 will go on i was admitted As a surgical pa1 display Friday january 7 in the de Gooyer reports another Banner Yean Calsbeek to talk i at Post office receipts up Over Ial adult i de Gooyer has offered his assis1 Balkees dec Tance in registering aliens in Sioux Center area 9 1s86 and Thev 3rd Joe Zoet of Hull was admitted patient on the 3rd new record for Busi january despite the Reading of 4s degrees monday Mercury Here on postmaster Don de Gooyer said two e huge volume of Christmas Quarter mail helped to shoot the gain Well March i ahead of the past years the june fourth Quarter however was not sept the fourth Quarter of dec j month of october de Gooyer re ported follows 19s3 1954 509703 439522 515834 709309 previous year was Gerald Calsbeek an employee of the Sioux electric cooperative in Orange City will Lead the Dis Cussion of Rural wiring at the adult farm class that will be held this evening in the vocational As building Here the meeting will be i held at Man injured spin Accident the moved to Sioux Center in March 1s93 when or Balkema went j i 11 t into the retail store business j station mrs Balkema is survived j changes hand by the following six showroom of Mouw implement company in Sioux Center Bill Mouw manager said the new line of Ford tractors features five models in two Power series the full thre Eplow tractors Are the most powerful Ever built by j Ford All five two tone Sylbie i Dren Pion i pm 11 Vitu Izue implement con s sales and other business for which a Fae is charged Oliai receipts by quarters for the last 000 railway overpass four West of Sheldon on Highway is the Driver Vas Evert Gerrue is motors and safety precautions Travolino East at about in his talk the Public is invited i p m when and lunch will be served following the meeting coating on the overpass the i car spun and banked off v 11 it or Giejc eds manager Rice was taken to the and count t Baleen Calsbeek will cover wiring fuse s motors u in his talk about 30 sufi Sheldon Florence mrs Peter b and bruises tuesday j Mouw of s c Raymond of Bur Leacu i when his car was Hogton Clayton of s c and Lui the Stock damaged in a spin on the i Cille mrs Eardley Schuetz of lin1 Kenneth Miles Coin one daughter Jeanette i mrs we Vanroekel preceded her in death she is also survived weeks ago from Luverne by grandchildren is where he had grandchildren and the following farming Taejon to to come in Fri his on a car went Light Minn he said the new tractors repro been engaged in sent a major break with the past As far As Ford is concerned Inas so Hank Sheldon four main at the station an will work be same a continued on Back Page service Century since the late Henry Ford Pion the station has erred the mass production of trac Kempema Scelly j tors in 1917 Ford has concent a i Ted on one size of tractor

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