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Sioux Center News (Newspaper) - July 14, 1955, Sioux Center, Iowa About once a year i like to fill top my set it sit Back in my not easy office chair and review a few of the reasons Why i am satisfied that i am living in Sioux i can do that be cause i came Here by i want born Here and i want brought to Sioux Center before i was i came Here with my family after making a careful study of the its its its its Chur its customs and and even its streets and most of these things left a Good impression in my or i would not have chosen to make investments among All the communities in the Sioux Center showed great Promise for growth and for getting ahead and getting tilings four years of living Here have Only served to confirm that that impression was Well in these four years i have seen dozens of new Homes added to the new store and commercial buildings new enterprises come to town and become Well old businesses expand and and i have witnessed other signs of pro such As the towns Street widening the great in crease in consumption of electric the building of the municipal Gas the enlargement of schools and the expansion of recreational the erection of new Street and so All this has taken place in the Short space of four if it continues at the present it seems almost certain that Sioux Center will be Clas Sedas one of Iowa Small cities by the time of the census in Progress of this kind Doest come by somebody had to Many had to and Many had to invest while Sioux centers taxes Are not they Are not so High that we Are frightening people an new businesses Many of our Best improvements in the Community had to come through just As they do in most Good com and we Are moving a head we Jaye the courage to tax when taxing is necessary increasing taxes to pay for inefficient municipal government is one but to increase taxes to provide needs and services demanded by a live Community is quite i believe every Effort should be made to How taxes Down and keep them in line with what we can but i dont be live in throttling a Community Progress toy a policy of timid taxation and Pinch Penny our town Council deserves commendation for its Wise approach to tax problems and its careful at Tention to the Way it spends payers in my the Council has served the Community exceptionally Well these four years and has avoided Many mis takes that would have Cost our taxpayers a Good Deal of of course there still exist Many problems that will have to be dealt with in the next few and they Are recognized by the but some of these things will require time to work i know the present Council has the courage to face those the news staff will be hustling today and part of tomorrow get Ting your next paper ready to go to any news or intended for Publica Tion next week should be in the office by won items arriving after that deadline will have to be held for the following we will appreciate your co while next weeks news will be a Little Short on late news develop ments the were planning an interesting paper that we feel will make Good there will also be a number of commercial developments and Many advertise ments that we know youre going to be interested so watch for your paper next it will arrive at the usual even though it has been printed ahead of notice the Oelrich office will be closed from july 16 to july 2021c it nov volume 64 number 21 Center of Sioux Iowa official City and county newspaper july 1955 six year old boy badly burned As Gas soaked clothing catches flames condition of Veryl Huisman still is critical the life of a 6yearold Sioux Center Veryl May have been saved by the Quick action of his Mother late saturday when his gasoline soaked clothing caught fire while he was playing near a trash his Wilbur Tore the flaming cloth ing from the boy when she was attracted from the House by his the boy was rushed to the Hospital Here for treat ment of second and third degree Burns about the upper half of his his condition was still critical yesterday but he was taking nourishment by eat ing again and was resting bet according to his Wilbur Burns of second and third degree severity covered the Middle part of his body Fromi his hips to his Chin and one Arm was severely How the Accident happened is not very Well apparently the boy and his play mates had taken a Container of gasoline from a High shelf in the garage at the Gas had been used for an outboard motor and was thought to be out of reach of with the highly inflammable Gas somehow spilled on his the boy apparently got too near a Small trash that was burning in the in a moment he was a human boy received several blood transfusions at the hos Pital saturday and and his father said yesterday that he is still not out of none of the other children playing in the Yard at the time was Visser will erect new building work is expected to Start this week on a new by 40 foot Grain storage building at the vis the All steel Structure will provide space for storing bushels of Corn and will be used for government Stor girls leagues to meet Here tonight a mass meeting of the girls leagues of the Christian re formed Church in this area will be held Here this the meeting will be con ducted in the first Christian reformed Church at 8 news will publish vacation edition next week following a procedure used during the past three the news will publish what is popularly called a vacation edition next week while the entire staff with the exception of our office girl is on Vaca your paper will be printed this week end and held for delivery at the regular time next while it will be slightly smaller than usual and will be a Little Short on late we Promise an interesting paper with stories and features of general inter news and advertising copy for this Issue should be in be fore noon nothing can be accepted after that the news office will main Tain the usual office hours next week with the exception of thursday when the office will be the news staff will be Back on the Job july work starts on Vander Ploens new store building a new store building for Vander Ploens furniture store was started monday at the site just North of the Vander Ploeg funeral Home on North main to be constructed entirely of Brick and Haydie the 72 by 150 one Story Structure will provide of floor space and will nearly triple the floor space now available in the it is expected to provide the largest display of furniture in of the state outside of Sioux the general contract for the building was awarded to de Stig Ter and 1 has been set As the completion the build ing will be attached to funeral 31 year old Man named president of Northwestern Preston Stegenga of Ber was elected As pres ident of Northwestern Junior col Orange at a special meeting of the Board of trustees of the College july the election was by unanimous vote after the recommendation had been made by the executive Stegenga has advised that he will accept the appointment and he is expected to arrive at the College sometime in before the opening of the coming school Stegenga succeeds Frederick Weze Man who resigned As president during the past the new president is a native of Michigan and has been associate professor of history and political science in Berea College at Berea he is 31 years of married and has one Stegenga is a graduate of Hope College at Michi he received his masters de Gree at Columbia University Anc his degree at the uni yers Ity of he has specialized in the Field of history and political and also in Educa Tion and social he served with the army Dur ing world War h doing counter intelligence work in or Stegenga is a member of honorary and professional including Phi Kappa National honorary academic i Kappa National honorary education Blue key National Hon or american association of University Southern political science Ken Tucky Academy of social and the United nations Volunteer education he has contributed articles to various professional and Church publications and is the author of the Book Anchor of the history of an american denominational published in november he earned Scholastic honors in was the recipient of the research award from the foundation for economic education in 1954 and his biography is included in who who in american education for Sioux county Pai Tobat time wis when every Ferm hid Field or two in shocks it this time of the put in these of wind rowers end combines set net like this ire few and fir this picture wis Teken week it the Gerrit Rensink Ferm North heist especially in this part of the county the not crop will be or Buttar than last Yeary in other area wharf rain Wai not Juite m plentiful the or vat May by the news residents warned of critical water shortage on hot Days Early remedy of the critical water shortage in Sioux cent to in hot May san in pictures of dying now going on but of construction Crew his been the Jiro Jet for More thin two putting the new 8inch pipe line in the top photo shows the Power shovel thit is being used in the ditching while the picture at the lower right shows several feet of pipe at the Side of the Road waiting for Crews to Bolt it together end lower it into photo was taken it in especially difficult Point in the route where diggers hid to go is deep is 20 feet in wet visible Only by his hit is the my in the by the news Rich Kroon again named red Cross county chairman Richard Kroon of Sioux Center was again named chair Man the Sioux county Chap Ter the american red Cross and All other officers were re elected at the annual meeting held Friday in Orange attendance at the meeting was not but members expressed the desire to keep the same slate of they Are George Haverkamp of Orange Vic chairman Roger Klay of treasurer Virgil Rowenhorst of or Ange Secretary Dick Mulder of Orange executive Secretary Dan do Ruyer of Sioux water safety chairman Joe rpm Cestr of Orange disaster chair Man Abe Levering of Home nursing chair Man and Pete Gaul of first Aid the report on finances and other matters of the past year will appear i a later Issue of the Young Man killed when car hits Bridge abutment near Rock Valley Early sunday funeral services for Leonard 24 year old son of and Lane Rozeboom of Rock were held wednesday at the motherland reformed Church in Rock with John Van Sweden Early Auto abut civic club officers reelected tuesday All officers of the Sioux Center civic club were reelected to serve another oneyear term at the meet ing tuesday they Are Arie presi Dent Art Vander vice pres ident Del the Secretary and Dave members of the club expressed satisfaction with the services of the officers and voiced a Ulanimo us vote for their Kwikkel introduce new cleaner process a new and different processing of dry cleaned clothing was announced this week by Kwikkel cleaners of Sioux called the stand the patented system is claimed to make clothes look cleaner and stay clean the local cleaning establishment uses this process now in All clean ing and at no extra Cost to the according to an Adap Pearing on an inside Page of this weeks the Young Man died sunday morning when his Mobile struck Bridge ment on a gravel Road near the Gayer farm 3v4 Miles North and 7 Miles West of Sioux the youth was on his Way to the Harold Heuer where he was pm after spending part of the evening in Rock he was Riding the crash is believed to have occurred at about according to an electric clock in the 1955 but it want discovered until about 6 Oclock when Lloyd Gayer saw the wreckage on the car on Road he found the body in the but the car itself remained on the it was damaged almost beyond it if believed that Young Rozeboom May have fallen asleep at the the Acci Dent was investigated by sheriff Harry this was the fifth Auto fatal Ity in the county this Leonard Rozeboom was born near july and received his education in a country he served two years in the including years in and was discharged in he is survived by his Par two Dick of near Rock Valley and William of Sioux three Ger Theodore Rock rus sell Sioux and at also surviving Are his and Dick Rozeboom of Sioux sales barn will close two weeks Lou de owner of the Sioux Center sales announced today that there will be no Sale at the Sale barn this Friday or next because of the harvesting activity and Light runs of unless announced otherwise at a later the next Sale will be july Ireton Church plans construction soon pastor accepts Call a new 80 by 40 foot Ameri can reformed Church will he constructed at Ireton with preliminary work on the basement scheduled to Start this it has not been decided if the Church will be of Brick or of Wood the present Church building was moved from six Miles South of town to Ireton 43 years ago and the congregation has grown so that the facilities Are invade it was announced also this week that Howard a 1955 graduate of the Hope has accepted a Call to serve As pastor of the Church and is expected to arrive to take Over his new duties 2 boys sneak escape injuries in two truck collision two Sioux Center boys and a local truck Driver escaped with Only minor cuts and bruises Early Friday morning when a vant Hul sem truck crashed into a ditch after going out of control near the Accident resulted from a sideswipe collision with another big the Willis Roze and son of Elmer vant owner of the were treated for cuts and bruises and hospitalized several hours at the second Leland son of and Les Heusinkveld of Sioux had no the above engine tractor was damaged beyond repair from the Force of the loaded with passing partly Over the Accident happened at about 1 when three vant Hul trucks were making a trip to the three were travelling to the two boys were involved by they had hid them selves in the Back of the vant Hul pickup and got to Sioux where the big trucks were being made ready for the trip to Mil since there was no Way of sending them Home they were Given permission to go along to the livestock in the trailer that went into the ditch were Only the tractor of the other truck was destroyed by it was reported that the second was travelling truck 19 new books for adolescents now on Library shelves the following books for juveniles arid adolescents have been placed on the Public Library Snel ves in recent weeks Falcon Range Keepsake ring Betsy was a Junior Betsy and Joe Laurie by Cavanna in a Mirror by Stolz double Date by Dee Jordin Rosemary wins her Cap Story of nursing High Road Davy Crockett Thunder Beach singing among strangers by Mabel Leigh Hunt stand by for Dan Ger biography of John Philip Sousa danger Tine mystery of old Thor Dyke Sally on the Fence and of mayor asks people to conserve Supply so that Reserve can be maintained for use in event of emergency Sioux Center residents were asked this week to conserve on water in order to preserve a Supply for use in Case of Tayor to Paske asked that All residents not use water for sprinkling lawns and for filling childrens wading pools or any other unnecessary old timers needed for band concert preparation for what he termed she Battle of music at a future and concert will Start according to band director Joe the director wants All former Jand members to see him before he first monday at 8 and is asking All old Tim ers to be on hand for this one Oats crop will be better Rains Are helping Corn Sioux county Farmers were Harv Esting a better than average Oats crop in most areas this week and found weather favourable for their warm Days and some Dew less nights made harvesting conditions almost reports of 35 and 40 Bushel Oats were common and the Corn continued to grow and receive Mois heavy showers yesterday brought Well Over a half Inch of rainfall in the Vicinity of Sioux Center and were believed to have Given most of the county a Good showers came after another Long hot spell when the Mercury climbed above the 95 degree temperatures both Day and night have been skies for the most part were Clear or partly the total rainfall Here for the past week was Over an indians win two games in week scores identical the Sioux Center indians won both games during the past week by identical scores 11 to and the local team scored the 11 runs in each game before the first four innings were George went Down easily last week wednesday with Dave Vander Berg and los the Groton Huis dividing time on the Mound and Lihudis and Sandbulte each getting a turn behind Home the George players found going the indians hitting was scattered and nothing most hits merely put the runners on first against Sanborn Here tuesday Dave Vander Berg did the pitching and Sandbulte and Van Der Sluis did the with pitching rather wild at san born allowed several batters to reach first on walks and errors the game was not a Good one from the fans Point of the indians will face two big threats this coming they will meet Orange City there to night and will play Alton Here tuesday both of these teams have Given the locals Good Competition in past legion team loses to Sioux City in tourney the Sioux Center Junior legion team lost to the Sioux City Little Soos in the first round of the District last the Sioux City team scored five runs while hold ing the locals the team won the Chance to enter District play by taking the county tournament late in the loss was partly How by Sioux centers Victory Over the midgets found better they won their eighth straight game of the season by drubbing 26 to other victories tacked up during the past week were Over Rock in a free swinging and one Over Orange the schedule for the coming week is As follows legion Orange City Here july at players Are to report at the Ball Diamond at 6 july Hull Here at players re port at g midgets Ireton there july 15 players meet at school at Ireton Here july players report at Ball Diamond at 4h crops judging workouts started county workouts 4h crop judging will be held every wednesday at 8 in the Fra building in Sioux these workouts started last night and will continue until he said the present shortage aggravated by the prolonged hot is temporary and hint in ample Supply is anticipated a year from the new pipeline will not to ready to relieve the condition be fore i the Appeal to go easy on Tho water Supply was voiced sunday in the form of special announce ments in churches in the com water pressure has been Low to Ward the end of each Day almost daily for the past held Back in the have several thousand Gallons that would be pumped into the Minst Only in Case of a fire or in Tho event of some other with a 90 Day dead line to the Spencer construction company crows have been Busy for More than two weeks laying the new 8inch pipe line that will More than triple the amount of water that can be pumped from the Well site in the fun equipped with a Power shovel and other heavy Earth mov ing the Crews have put More than feet of pipe in the ground and arc working this Way with the the water works project will also include a new Well at the present Well site to deliver additional quantities of water As the demand increases from time to there is no estimate of the time it will take to Complete the entire Kinsey at Cedar Falls and Kinsey and their daughter Bonnie left Satur Day for Cedar where Kinsey will attend the superintendents workshop on the Iowa state teachers College Campus from june 10 through the workshop is sponsored jointly by the state colleges of Iowa and the department of pub Lic Kinsey and Bonnie will vis it her Mother at while Kinsey is at the they expected to be gone All old age assistance in june brought to 360 in Sioux county a total of was paid out to 360 aged residents in Sioux county during according to the state department of social Wel the average old age assist Ance payment was Aid to eight needy Blind costs in the county totalled or an average of per Aid to dependent children totalled in or an average of for each of 142 Louis Cleveringa injures foot Louis Cleveringa of Sioux Cen Ter received painful but not ser ious injuries on his leg and foot late Friday afternoon when his Overall became caught in the Power Takeoff of his the old and weak and Cleveringa was Able to free himself by ripping the the Accident happened at about when he windowing Oats in a Field at Cleveringa received 14 Stit Ches in his leg and foot when to was taken to town for he was not 4h boys to stress farm fire prevention in 1956 farm safety and fire prevention has been selected As the special 4h activity for 1956 by the boy8 4h county committee of which Elmer Vanroekel from Maurice is tractor live Stock and machinery safety Highway safety will receive the major Only one court Case this week in contrast with the Lively activity in the Justice of peace court Here during the past few Justice Martin Kuiken tried Only one Case last Benjamin Koerselman of George paid a Fine of and costs july 8 on a charge of being overweight on a truck Load of he was picked up by patrolman Les Ter Walke near Sheldon july Bob Boeyink will Solo with band next wednesday night full program listed one of the highlights of next wednesdays summer band con Cert will be a Cornet Solo by Rob Ert it was announced to another will be a percussion re View featuring the drum Section of the other music for the concert will include a Waltz and a couple of Novelty in addition to several old favourites in band the which will last a bout an will commence at the band Shell in the Park at 8 and the Public is the Complete program is listed As follows program his Honor March Fillmore colonel March Alford Vienna dreams Waltz Yoder on the mall March Goldman Cornet Solo selected Robert Boeyink overture Bennett in my merry Oldsmobile red skin March Walters Star Pust Yoder percussion in review Walters featuring our drum Section National Anthem

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