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Sioux Center News (Newspaper) - June 2, 1955, Sioux Center, Iowa Volume m number 15 Center of Sioux Iowa official City and county newspaper june 1955 out of a few Small boards i fashioned a pair of stilts monday for our eldest then i tried to help her learn to walk on she took a few Falls before learn ing How to Advance one stick in front of the but before Long she was beginning to master this thing called and walking on stilts want nearly so difficult from then balance is something we have to learn Early in it is perhaps one of our most important because what is a full and whole some life if it int one lived in balance too much or too Little of one thing can throw us out of bal and that is True of almost we can have too much or too Little Liesure Pov a Good life is one that has had a balance of Many some happiness and some some fear and some some want and some some travel and some one could go on and on with this list of Balanc ing because it is Al most it takes Many conditioning experiences to round us out and educate us for a More com plete role in our Community and it takes a thousand Little experience weights placed along the perimeter of life to keep the wheel running few of us Are Ever completely in bal Ance at any Given but most of us seem to get along on a fairly even i once knew a botanist who was so completely absorbed in his Field of study and work that he knew practically nothing about anything he had shut almost every thing but the plants and Plant life out of his life for so Many years that he had lost the common touch that should have made him a part of his larger he had been drawn so far away on this sidetrack that he had almost lost Contact with everything else that went on around he was Sud Denly shocked into the realization of his larger place in the human family when he was drafted to go to it was Only then that he discovered that he had much knowledge of one thing and far too Little of Many he was out of ill equipped to meet a changed life in a new Environ it took Many months of painful readjustment before he found a useful place for himself in the eventually he be came a rather resourceful but Only after he got Back in bal sales tax figures show substantial increase in Sioux Center retail Trade Sioux centers retail business increase was the second largest in the comparing sales tax returns for 1954 with those of according to figures compiled from quarterly reports for these two Sioux Center jumped ahead 230 in while Hawarden rolled up a increase Over the previous years Orange Ity chalked up the third largest but smaller per engage Wise than either of the Ither two Hock Valley was the Only town n the county to show a retail bus Ness sales tax returns fell Iff from All other towns bowed an total sales tax returns for the to years Are listed below As Fol Sioux centers summer band concerts will begin again next week and i believe they will be just As popular As we have a Good summer band Here in Sioux Center and the regular wednesday evening performances Are always Well planned in if Yogi like Good band Why not make plans now to take in these weekly concerts in the Park an hour of Good music usually a Fine tonic for adults and educational for the youre Wel come to make it a family affair bring the kiddies were doing a lot of rolling on rubber these estimates in the rubber Industry places americas consumption by 1960 at double the amount in a hot temper Seldom brings Good take the Case of thai new York farm woman who re used to give up her party line when she was informed that some one trying to report a serious the court found her guilty last week and Shell either pay a line of spend part of the summer in a new Law in tha state makes such cases punishable a Large crowd at the cemetery monday proved again that people in this Community Haven forgot ten the real reason for Memoria Henry new minis Ter at the peace lutheran Church gave a Fine address with a lot o thought provoking ideas for All of As the band performed and there was a Good representation of Alton Hawarden Hull Orange City Rock Valley 1954 1953 Sioux Center Hawarden also showed the larg est fourth Quarter gain in Sioux an increase of per cent Over the fourth Quarter of All other towns showed smaller gains but substantially a Bove the previous they Are listed below As including other nearby commune ies for comparative purposes Alton Hawarden Hull 1954 1953 Orange City Rock Valley Sioux Center Sheldon Hartley Paullina Sibley be Mars Sioux City 10 county youths slated for draft june 13 ten Sioux county including two from Sioux will be inducted into the armed forces june it was announced today by the draft Board office in Orange they will leave from the court House at 6 listed for Induc Tion Are the following Arnold ver Hoef and Stanley Hoekstra of Sioux Norman Woelber and Donald Tiedeman of Bernard Terrance Schultz and Dennis Overweg of Rock Elmer Renken of ire Joe Vander Schaaf of Hospers and James Thelen of first band concert set for wednesday the opening night band concert at the Sioux Center Park will feature a variety of favorite band numbers and possibly one special Fea according to Joe Wand who will be directing the Banc this musical numbers will be announced at the concert next wednesday m Wandscheer but succeeding concert programs will be published in weekly band concerts will be held at the band Shell be ginning at 8 each wednesday and they will last a bout an the Public is invited and urged to indians rip Paullina 101 will meet George Here Tonitte the Sioux team ripped Center through Baschal Paullina How to raise for Sandy Hallow thai Tummer it the problem do busied by this group of committee men week at meeting held in addition to laying for the fund railing Campaign that is expected to got underway next the committee Conil dered several major improvements that will have to be made at the swimming Pool before it can be used by 600 youngsters in the county who will to receiving swimming instruction there this sum from left to the committee men Are Arie Don de Gary Dan Vern Mouw and Dan by the news fishing contest for children scheduled for wednesday highly acclaimed choral club to present concert in new auditorium Friday night travelling for the purpose of uplifting Christ through the ministry of the Paul choral club will present a sacred concert in the new Sioux Center school auditorium on june at 8 registration Blanks for swimming Are due june 6th june is the dead line tentatively Sot for turning in red Cross swimming Regis stantion according to Dan de red Cross water safety officer in the children this Community should bring their registrations to the de Ruyter hardware by next the Only Cost connected with the summer swimming instruction program will be bus transportation All other costs will to met by the red Cross chapter in the parents who want their Chil Dren to receive swimming instruction must see that the registration Blanks Are signed and returned in in the season opener monday night with some Ireat chucking by Les Tegrotenhuis and Dav Vande the locals took the Tail off the Paullina pan before a fair sized memorial Day the indians got 13 hits off two Paullina pitchers and held the Paullina boys to six scattered Wayne Juffer led the hitting for the getting two doubles out four it took six innings for the indians to build up a 41 but the lid blew off in the seventh when the locals drove in 4 runs and capped it off with two More in the manager Lane Bruinsma saw a few weak spots in his lineup in this first encounter but was generally Well satisfied with the material he has this per haps one of the Best strings since the Early postwar the Paul choral under the direction of professor Rill has gained distinction for their unusual combinations of choral and instrumental arrangements in the Field of sacred the group has claimed one of the nations but standing vocal and instrumental ensembles As it presents a thrill ing and colourful program with the effective use of coloured lighting to bring out the Beauty of Well known gospel the choral club devotes itself exclusively to the presentation of sacred their variety Sof musical expression in simple gos Pel the Majestic and the emotional is profoundly inspiring to choirs and audiences an outstanding music critic of the Minnesota federation of music clubs has said of this the fort three voice chorus captivated the Large audience with a novel program of sacred music in which gain the cancer drive at Halfway Mark with a 10 per cent shown in the past Sioux Center cancer crusade reached the half Way Mark in its Campaign to raise this drive chairman Orville Kui Ken believes there Are still a Large number who have hot yet he is urging every one to remember the import Ance of this drive and make sure their donation is Cash or checks May left at the Kuiken and donors Are asked to use the envelopes sent to them for this gifts May be mailed or brought to the the first indians league will play their game tonight conservation league plans event for youngsters up to 15 prizes for 18 winners will be Given Cane poles will be the regulation fishing gear and kids up to 15 years of age will be the contestants in the big Al Shang contest planned for youngsters in this area wednesday june it was announced today by members of the Sioux Center conservation missionary position in Africa expected by Muriel Raak Muriel daughter of and Dick has been accepted by the methodist Church to do missionary work it was Learned this week from her miss Raak will receive her Tannehill the stately hymns and formal anthems were the spirituals introduced another mood depicting the primitive pathos of negro the program was one of contrast and variation full of originality and the most spectacular selection was a special arrangement of the Patri Otic including the Battle against George at the local hymn of the Diamond and will follow that George president one with a contest against Orange City Here All Are night games and they Are scheduled to begin at 8 Box score Center 012 100 Paullina 000 001 1 275 enrolled in Bible school Here the enrolment at the Sioux Center daily vacation Bible school hit a new High of 275 pupils last week As classes got nine classes Are being the school will continue on through june and plans Are school concert to present students at that the the Bible band Gary Kreykes of Sioux Center is planning to attend Morningside the admissions office at the College announced about the Only criticism i had for the Community on memorial Day was the poor display of less than half the business places had their flags out and few Homes displayed the National our showing could be much better on this Bodnar studio will hold baby contest a baby picture contest that award in prizes to three of the Community most photogenic children was announced this week by the Bod Nar studio the contest will open wednesday and close june Chil Dren six months to preschool age Are eligible to and the top prize savings will be Al according to an and appearing on an inside Page of this weeks appoint ments will be taken at the studio beginning Given television set a Brand my television was Given to Friday afternoon by urge group of and in expression of sympathy end with the Hope that the set will help Niet tink enjoy her forced confine the Insu Ltd at the Niet tink firm Home Friday after noon by Johnny local to who nude tube Tenqui contribution towards the set bought by the Mission study Circle end the mens brotherhood of the first reformed Church end urge number of who in the their to the suffered stroke about nine weeks end been closely confined to her Home fran Cen nuking the pres by the news of the Paul Bible will accompany the Paul choral club in its appearance the concert is open to the pub Lic without an offering of appreciation will be state convention of to be held next week in Pella the 55 state Christian endear or convention will be held at Cen trial College in june and 3 youths injured in Auto Accident near Orange City an Orange City Gerald was still unconscious in the Grossmann hos Pital in Orange City yesterday noon and his condition was still As critical As the result of a two car collision at tuesday at a gravel Road intersection three Miles North and two Oast of Orange the son of and Louis who live a Frac Tion of a mile East of the Corner where the Accident Gerald is Home on furlough from the the occupants of the other Gary Vander and his older both sons of Ann Vander waterworks Job May Cost town Only the total Cost of the town waterworks expansion project that will increase Sioux Cen ters Public water Supply is expected to be about town clerk Rich Kroon Esti mated yesterday after studying the bids received on the Vari Ous items Friday the largest the building the new 8 Inch pipe line to the Well went to the spen cer construction of on a bid of laying of the pipe is expected to commence in about three depending on pipe the Spencer company also got the pump House contract for Layn Western of Omaha received the pumping equipment on a bid of and will Supply the for the wat Crite of Omaha had the Low bid on the flow tubes and because of certain undetermined specifications at the time of the some of these contracts will be flexible to allow for increasing the Capa City of certain total cast the entire project is not degree in Home economics from Iowa state College this month and will leave june 21 for where she will get special training to Ler for her work while assignment is not miss Raak expects to Homo economics and pos Sibly a few elementary Educa Tion subjects in the american negro democracy of expected to in exceed the opinion of hundreds of bullheads will to dumped in the de Boer Sand two Miles South and 2 Miles cast of Sioux a few Days before the contest is then the youngsters will be turned Loose to see How Many they can the contest will begin at and will continue until 4 when judges will determine the winners of the 18 prizes that will be announced at that the event is open to both boys and girls and there will be prizes awarded in each All children must Register before put Ting their Hooks in the members of the committee in charge of arrangements fish for the contest Are being furnished by the Iowa conserva Tion it will be the first contest of this kind held Here since two Summers a Short age of captured bullheads last year forced the cancellation of plans for the contest that would have been held in parents whose children will be participating Are asked to make their youngsters familiar with the rules that appear in an and on one of the inside pages of this weeks Muriel reek Stablish of in Africa More than a Century ago under the Mon Roe English is the National language there and miss Raak will not have to have any special language study Hull and Carmel up on top in first softball contests to begin she will serve a and expects in the seasons softball opener Friday night Hull scored three Quick runs in the first inline and then went on to win their game by a score of Schaaf who lives about a mile North of the Accident were taken to Grossmann hos formal opening will be the ban Pital with multiple face and Quet in the Large Ijo Cial Hall in the new first reformed on saturday conferences on what our churches evangel worship through and essentials will constitute the morning and Early after noon relaxation and con ducted by Dean Van Haaf state recreation will com plete the afternoon the saturday evening meeting will revolve around an hour color second Dick Vriesman of Prairie City will the final meeting on sunday afternoon will be conducted by the Host Russel Redeker of the Pella third reformed june Dairy Issue coming next week the Short week is reflected in the size of your Sioux Cen Ter news this since the Lack of time forced a consider Able amount of news to be left much of this news will appear next week when the news publishes its annual Salute to Sioux county Dairy Industry in an enlarged the june Dairy month Issue will reach hundreds of additional mail boxes next week when extra Sample copies will be mailed to news copy and advertising for next weeks paper must be in before 10 wednesday to be Public cooperation will be the first zoo in America was at Philadelphia in Scalp sheriff Harry Dykstra and Highway patrolman George who were investigating the said the Vander Schaaf car was coming from the North and the Bajema car from the West when they collided at the both the investigating officers were badly wreck sheriff Dykstra estimated that damage to the Bajema a 1950 was about and to the other a 1951 examination of Gerald Bajema revealed a Skull dislocated left and neck acreage allotments compliance not required anymore compliance with acreage allot ments is no loner a requirement for act according to John Draayer chairman of the Sioux county ask the Bill known As 1573 re pealing the tie in Between acreage allotments and has passed both houses of Congress and has been signed by the Janice Vermeer gets teachers certificate Janice daughter of and Ted Vermeer of Sioux was graduated from Cen trial College monday with a two year education she plans to teach second and third grades in next Janice is serving As publicity chairman for the state convention that will be held next week on the Central College Cam of 6 to 4 Over the the indians scored one run in the last ditch attempt in the seventh but it fell Bonestroo and Schaap worked for the winners while Kaemingk threw to Vanmaanen for the the red Caps had their first Victory within their grasp in the night Cap but Carmel staged a last inning rally that brought in four runs to tie the score and then exploded in the with nine big runs to score a 20 to 11 Victory Over the red Les the Groten Huis hit a grand slam Homer in their big pitching for Carmel was Bartels and Tegrotenhuis with Sand Bulte for the losers continued on Back Page three year to leave sometime in miss Raak is the Only daughter in a family of seven children and is a Grad uate of Sioux Center High Community Hospital news Bert Duits was admitted As a surgical patient on the 26th and was released on the and Herman Siet Stra of Boyden Are the parents of a Karla born on the they were re leased on the 1st of Albert Vandervegte of Doon was admitted As a medical patient on the and Arie Blom of Rock Valley Are the parents of a son Cornelius John born on the Frieda Eshuis was admitted As a surgical patient on the Albert Brunsting 01 Hull was admitted As a Medica patient on the and Donald Hoek Stra of Hull Are the parents of b daughter born the 12 seniors awarded thespian honors at local High school twelve Sioux Center High school seniors who were awarded nation Al thespian society Honor certificates have been the thespian awards go to students who have participated in speech activities during their High school the Sioux Center school has participated in Wax a Vav youth operettas and this years seniors receiving certificates Are listed As follows Eugene 580 four Star Marge 490 four Star Dolores Achter 320 four Star Gary 270 three Star Paul Den 260 three Star Ruth de 240 three Star Shirley 260 three Star Ron 220 two Star Jane 200 two Star Alice 150 two Star Audrey Mcmurt 170 two Star and Var Nie 110 one Eugene with 580 earned the highest number of Points in speech activities during the time the Sioux Center school has been a member of the National thespian thespian officers during the past year were Gary pres ident Ron Vic president and Marge Secretary Over 900 at commencement program awards Given to High ranking seniors Over 900 persons were present last week wednesday night for the annual Sioux Center High school commencement this was the largest crowd to attend such an occasion in the history of the the program was held in the new school fort five seniors received their diplomas from school Board after the class was presented by Kin those receiving special honors were Marge Bartels and Gary dramatics Ron Juffer and Darrell athletics Marge Bartels and Gary vocal music Henry band Audrey Mcmurray and Gary citizenship and Paul Den Herder seniors who receive these a wards for participation in these various extra curricular activities Are selected by the teacher or teachers in selections Are based on cooperation As Well As the citizenship a Ward is made by vote of All teach the processional and recession Al at commencement were played by Erma the valedictory address was Given by Shirley Schaap and Marjorie Bartels gave the Salut Atory top 15 students in this years class were listed by Kinsey As follows Shirley Schaap Marge Bartels Ruth de Julia Sneller and Gary Boeyink Gene Klaaren and de Lores Timmer Audrey Mcmurray Shirley Schutt Darrell Beernink Mildred Schuiteman John Haverhals and Elaine de Jager Wilma Kempers and George local minister sees Kansas town hit by recent Tornado Mulder of Sioux Cen who returned last week from the had a first hand View of the Tornado damage done to the Little town of where practically the entire town was wiped out about 10 Days scores of people were killed and hundreds were made Mulder said it was a tragic hardly a building in this town of about 700 population was hundreds were completely the Sioux Center minister saw serious flood damage in okla homa and told of driving through water that was deep enough to enter his Mulder concluded about a months trip on which he attended the regular Baptist conference at Kansas the Baptist midis Sion conference at and went on to make a Survey of his future Mission Field along both sides of the Hio Grande lie made stops at san fre Mont and As Well As other fined on Speed and noise charge alien de Jong of Sioux Center paid a line of and costs when he appeared May 28 before Justice Martin Kui Ken on a charge of speeding in a rest zone and excessive he was picked up by officer Jake Duistermars May 22 in Sioux

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