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Sioux Center News (Newspaper) - January 22, 1975, Sioux Center, Iowa A Jumble of tin and lumber was accumulated at this spot on the Tony Hooyer farm after 675 of roof of a confinement shed collapsed under the High velocity wind during 1011 or critically More than 100 heifers of 850 to 950 Pound their loss was heavy but there was some gain one of the Many Frozen beef carcasses at the Tony Hooyer farm awaited pick up by a rendering truck when this picture was snapped wednesday the Frozen carcasses went to the rending Plant in injured animals that had to be killed went to processing plants in Sioux Center and Hull this is a look at the roofless cattle confinement shed at the Hooyer farm from the 5cktn end after 50me 70 friends and relatives had spent a Day helping the Hooyer family clean up the rubble and remove Frozen carcasses and heavy a nuts of Snow that work of replacing the roof could Hooyer disaster softened by helpfulness of concerned people tragedy struck a severe blow at the Tony Hooyer farm Northwest of Sioux Center during the january 1011 the High velocity wind said to have peaked at 90 Miles an hour and 12 inches of Snow caused 675 of a cattle shed roof to col lapse about 9 on january resulting in the death of More than 100 head of 850 to 950 heifers that were at near marketable getting rid of the mountainous drifts of Snow that piled up in the cattle confinement Alley at the Hooyer farm after a 675 Section of roof collapsed was no Small Snow piles were everywhere by wednesday morning and the work was Here a tractor moves another scoop Ful out of the approximately 30 additional injured in the had to be slaughtered and were processed at plants in Hull and Sioux Cen Ter and the meat this was the Only Salvage out of the livestock the monetary loss approached and there was no insurance on the cattle building damage was partially the Tony Hooyer family of 13 there Are 11 children ranging in age from 20 Down to All still at Home except the next oldest son who attends Iowa state University at Ames had their share of Wor Ries prior to the due to the critical cos Price squeeze that has confronted All livestock the and the heavy loss it rendered on their added greatly to their but the if you should ask them in a moment of thoughtlessness How things Are probably would As they did with a Sioux Center news without a show of dismay or a feeling of or even undue they Are too too too joyfully uplifted to be despondent or their gratitude and appreciation bubbled slowly at and then in As the result of an overwhelming display of helpful Ness and compassion shown them in Many miraculous ways since the by kind and thoughtful friends and rela you cant imagine How wonderful the people have been to us and How greatly they have helped minimize the disaster that con fronted Hooyer told a member of the Sioux Center news adding that they have helped in so Many ways we cant begin to enumerate nor can we find words to express our gratitude and the second Day after the storm 70 neighbors and friends joined a work Bee at the Hooyer farm and spent the entire Day help ing dig out Frozen beef remove giant drifts of Snow and carry and haul out entangled Metal roofing that had collapsed on sheltered the following Day several dozen other friends and neighbors and some of those who had Laboured the previous Day were Back to put in another 4 to 8hour by wednesday evening All of the dead and injured cattle were taken care with Frozen carcasses going to a rendering Plant and in cured cattle too badly Hurt to going to processing plants in continued on Back Page Sioux Center area residents give Community High rating responses to a questionnaire Type Community attitude Survey recently conducted in Sioux Center and Trade territory principally the area of the Sioux Center Community school Dis under sponsorship of the Sioux Center Community betterment coun have been tabulated in printed form and were reported on at last weeks chamber of Commerce dinner meeting at the Holland the report was presented to the chamber by Louie Exten Sion resource development specialist of the area office in who had information contained in the returned questionnaires included in a computer printout which is now on file Al the City members of the Sioux Center betterment Council steering committee who did the planning of the Survey Are Elmer Paul Howard Merle Helena Wilma de Ruy Ter and Stan a stratified random Sample of 350 continued on Back Page Sioux county pork producers banquet set for february 8 Sioux Iowa january 1975 volume 82 number 4 John Deere Day is 28 annual John Deere Day will be held at Van on North main january starting at 1 there will be free films of interest to a free lunch featuring beef door one of the films will be farm forecast for the annual Sioux county pork banquet sponsored by the Sioux county pork producers will be on february 8 at the Sioux Empire College auditorium in along with the banquet will be the annual meeting of the association Mem the activities will Start promptly at headlining the entertainment will be Harry King known to to viewers As weeping Willie from the popular country Western show Hee also on the program will be these Lection of the 1975 pork girls that Are interested in entering should Contact Del Sioux Cen or Roy before january requirements Are single girls be tween the Ages of 16 and they must reside on a farm where hogs Are raised or be the daughters of parents in pork and they must pre sent an Oral essay on the subject of All contestants will receive and the Queen will receive Lora Vander of is the reigning Sioux county pork tickets Are and can be Pur chased from any Board John Sioux is president of the other Board members Are Roy vice president Del Sioux Secretary Harlan treasurer Leon Sioux Center Doug Ireton Doug Rock Valley Leon Sheldon Marlin Van Hawarden Rodney de Sioux opera Singer will present concert Here january 24 this coming january the Sioux Center Community will have Opportunity to in one of the worlds great Soprano Muriel cos to Greenspon of the new City opera the concert will be presented in the Dort College Audi Bedell Survey livestock losses Iowa Robert Ray and 6th congressman Berkley Bedell made a helicopter tour of parts of the Northwest Iowa storm area Friday and said they would try to expedite assist Ance to those who lost continued on Page 8 weeks weather report Date january 14 23 january 15 23 january 16 january 17 january 18 january 19 january 20 22 25 36 32 26 thorium at miss Cost Greenspon has performed in opera houses All Over the country and throughout she spent four Summers performing at the Festi Val of two worlds in and Sang a leading part in Gian Carlo Menotti Consul in accompanying miss Costa Green Spon will be Sam a leading new York City voice and a conductor with the metropolitan opera he has also com posed music for film and miss Cost Greenspon will be per forming five songs written by Morganstern evening we shall not drink the need of a love other selections on the program in clude an aria from the opera ii Trova Tore by numbers by Handel and and seven Spanish songs by it is rare that artists of this Quality Are available in our Community and Only possible because these new York continued on Back Page Parent teacher conferences Are january 2930 High school Parent teacher conferences previously scheduled for thursday and 23 and will be held in the High school auditorium wednesday and thursday 29 and rescheduling was necessary because of the Days school was closed because of the recent Bliz parents of those students whose last names begin with a through g Are asked to come Between and h through m Are scheduled from until n through t and w through z should come Between and All is Are asked to come Between and parents will receive letter listing scheduled conference total precipitation Golden age club to meet the Golden age club will meet on january 28 at the local pub Lic Library basement oat to use Revenue sharing funds for 96acre Park addition nothing was moving but wind and Snow theres going to be lots of room for horseback Riding and additional room for hiking and picnicking at Oak Grove county 15 Miles West of Sioux when the county conservation Board completes the Purchase of 96 acres of additional land at the West end of the continued on Back Page everything was immobile except the wind and whirl ing Snow when the editor of the Sioux Center news snap Ped this picture with a 35mm camera in Sioux Centris main business Block during the height of the blizzard the morning of january Only tracks visible Are those of the the car Stian led on Mam Avenue Highway 75 was almost buried by the Snow and was not removed until late the following Day when City views stalled Mas Sive cleanup the picture was taken from in front of vans jewelry looking seek bids on Rural water system 1 projects Rural water system which eventually will provide clean water to several Hun dred farm Homes and livestock Yards in the hos pers and Sioux Center area is advertising for bids on several construction bids will be received until february at which time they will be publicly opened and read at the City Hall in Sioux bids Are sought on the following distribution system construction of approximately 96 Miles of size 2 Inch through 8 meter service and mis Cellaneous appurtenant time for comple Tion 365 elevated water storage construction of two steel elevated storage one of Gal Ion and one of gallon Capa also included shall be miscellaneous appurtenant work associated with each time for completion 450 Calendar Well construction of one 8inch diameter x 330 deep gravel packed drilled including Well pump and pump also construe Tion of a pump foundation and Well pump at an existing 8inch diameter time for comple Tion 180 water treatment plan and Well houses con Striction of a 42 x 42 building including 300 pm Iron and manganese removal gallon High service pumps and miscellaneous appurtenant time for completion 240 Calendar All bids Are required to be submitted on forms provided by the in charge of engineering is Reckert and associates of 315 first Rock to specifications and proposed contract documents May be examined at the office of the copies of the specifications and contract documents Are available at the Engineer ing firms office m Rock Rural water system 1 reserves the right to reject any and All bids or to accept any the proposed projects will be financed with a loan or Grant or both from the Farmers Home of a Legal notice giving further information about the proposed projects appears elsewhere in this Issue of the Sioux Center

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