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Sioux Center News (Newspaper) - June 9, 1955, Sioux Center, IowaThese Early june Rains should make most Farmers in the county Wear for most o the Oats crop the moisture came at about the right before the Grain will be heading of course this moisture was Fine for the second crop of As Well As for the Corn that is now about two weeks ahead i understand that some stalks were nearly knee High this which will put them close to shoulder High by the this is not a Rainy part of the so perhaps that is Why we sometimes become a Little irritated by Day after Day of Rainy housewives expect to hang out their clothes on and they usually Farmers expect to be Able to cure their Hay soon after and most seasons they yet there Are places where rain is the not the out along the coastal for people walk to work in rain Coats and rubbers Day after Day without giving thought to and Farmers who Cut their own Hay have to have special equip ment to Aid drying and prevent naturally Hay is More costly out but in those re Gions cattle can Graze most months in the year and Farmers dont need so much usually where so much rain Falls the ground is More porous and the drainage is so they dont have to contend with As much mud As we have around it is fortunate that we dont get that much rain or we never would get out of the next tuesday is Flag if you have a National be sure to display it on that our Community could have made a better showing memorial and it should make a Good showing next not Only on main Street but out in the areas residential Section one volume 64 number 16 Center of Sioux Iowa official City and county newspaper thursday june 19ss 7 Hawarden people drown in Lake swimming Pool fund drive will Start Here tomorrow seek to raise for Sandy hollow other communities will also hold drives an urgent Call for financial help to make the Sandy hollow swimming Pool 314 Miles East of Sioux Center ready for a huge influx of children and adult swimmers was voiced today by Dan de Sioux county red Cross water safety officer who will be directly in charge of the program this with an estimated 600 children registered for red Cross swim Ming and water safety instruction three Days a week this summer and hundreds of others expected to use the preparations Are now being made to enlarge the Beach area and provide much additional Bath House de Ruy Ter estimates that the total Cost of these improvements together with lifeguard wages will be nearly we cosh simply cant meet these Hawarden was a badly shocked Community this week after that tragedy Friday evening when seven persons were drowned on Lake 1 traverse near Browns All seven were Hawarden two men and five the horrible Accident was reported to be the result of an overloaded boat and a sudden it is too bad that a tragedy like this is necessary occasionally to Illus trate the need for caution by All of us who go North to yet it seems that we All forget sometimes the safety precautions we should a Rule to follow is if you dont ask a resort they can Tell you How Many persons a boat should carry and they can also give a pretty Good hint of what the weather might in any storm Clouds on the horizon should be warning enough for All get off a its a poor place to be in a judging from the demand for printed wedding Nap Kins and other june is More than Dairy month this year in this if As Many girls take a Man at the altar this year As have looked at our line of printed wedding materials Here at news our ministers in this area Are going to have to de Lay their vacations until after the Rush of this business is mini Irvey made for the american Dairy association showed that 23 per cent of All Ameri can families serve ice Cream win Ter and upper income Familio Are most Likely to serve it As a dessert with meals 63 per while lower income families like it Between meals 61 per Young of eat More thin old with 30 per cent of the group Between 15 and 24 Yean consuming ice Cream on an average As compared with Only 21 per cent in the 58andover costs the Way we have in the he with most of the swimmers coming from the immediate Vicinity of Sioux cent the Cost of the annual swim Ming program has been met Pri Marily by Sioux Center the Community has spent More than on the Pool and Park area and has made Many Perma nent beginning this month and continuing into children from or Ange and As Well As Sioux will be receiving swimming instruction at the hollow the red Cross will pay for the instruction but is not allowed to provide funds for improving and maintaining the this Money will have to come from hundreds of individuals and families in the county through voluntary Deruyter House Campaign Vernon Mouw will again take charge of the fund raising Campaign in Sioux Center this he will have the assistance of the boy scouts and cubs and has asked As Many girls of school age As can spare the time to help with the House House the House House fund raising drive will get underway tomorrow june at boy scouts cubs and girls will meet at the legion Hall at that hour and will be assigned to Money will be used to pay for improvements at the Beach and Park and for new equipment for the presently under construction Are two new path houses that will pro vide space for Many additional As Well As a storage place for tools and lifeguard equip re about 169 youngsters attended the fish Day event at the Deboer Sandpit yesterday Well have a Complete rundown of the prize winners in next weeks Pap seven listed for sky watch duty seven More Volunteer ground observers will go on duty Sun Day for a seven hour practice the list includes the following Vanmaanen Mouw Schutt Schutt Verrips Vande Berg Kroon of furniture invt Vander number of outstanding furniture buys Wilf by featured this month by Vander Ploens furniture store in Sioux Cen according to ads appearing on other pages in this weeks included in the Sale Are living bedroom and Kitchen As Well As carpeting and miscellaneous the store is also offering free door prizes including a 17 jewel work night tomorrow evening is also a work night at the Beach and volunteers Are asked to meet at Sandy hollow at bringing mow Forks or plans Are to clean up the entire area in a single in the event of bad weather the work night will be postponed to june the swimming Pool will open officially monday when lifeguards will be on red Cross instruction will begin at a later 36 babies Given White ribbons at annual party Here thirty six mothers and Many grandmothers attended the annual White ribbon baby party held thursday at the Tepaske the event is sponsored each year by the Iota Sigma chapter in Sioux with the childrens names listed the mothers second and the grandmothers those attending Evan John Kempers Harvey Bonnie Lynn and Elaine Harold de Vos Harold Henry Hui tink Wade Ned Evan and Dorene Nic Henry Wissink Debra Glen Sam Martin Kuiken Donna Melvin William Schuiteman Veryl Don de Don de Gooyer Leslie Joe John de Zeeuw Beth mrs Ken Al Walraven Evon Tony deed Schut Maria theron Ernest Rachel Harry Henry Char Les Mulder Beth theron de Art Schuiteman Verna Mae and Anna Marian Hulstein Kirk Ken Neth Sam Schut Anita William Plantage John Jack Oliver Laura Clarence Kiel Virginia John Van Roe Jane Carl ver Henry Vanden Berg Janet sue and Donn Jim Sandbulte Vernon Art Rozeboom Gregory Harold Beernink David James Jerry Dykstra Sandra Marion Vander Vermeer Mary Lea and Mark Gerald Vermeer Jeri Gary de Mots Janet Dan de buyer Harlan Henry Henry summer recreation program to Start this afternoon the Sioux Center summer recreation program will get underway today with the organization of Ball according to an announce ment by Paul who has charge this All boys Between the Ages t and 15 years who Are interested in playing baseball Are asked report to the Ball Diamond at 2 Oclock this those unable to make the first meeting May report Friday morning Oclock a Complete schedule of games is being arranged and plans arc hold a midget tournament in Stoiu Center in All boys who will not have Rea Ched their 18th birthday by sept 1 Are asked to report at the Bat Diamond for Junior legion prac Tice at june 13 Muyskens said players will be needed this year especially since Many of last years team have been through age Nobel House brings at auction the Hilda Nobel Home in the South Side residential area Here brought at Public auction tuesday it was purchased by Lammert furniture Mart Plant big anniversary Sale the furniture Mart in Sioux Center will celebrate its fifth anniversary this month a store wide established five Yean the store has grown to serve a Large territory and Only recently opened a second store in the anniversary Sale will feature hundreds of pieces of furniture in the local full details will be found in a full Page and in this is sue of the catches big Bass at Sandy hollow a six Pound Large Mouth measuring More than 22 inches in length was landed at the Sandy hollow Pool last week by Vernon Mouw of Sioux this was one of the largest fish caught at the Pond in recent years and per haps a record for Mouw caught the big fish while still fishing for he was using a Cane pole and a Small minnow for he said at first he thought he had a Carp until he got the fish in he could see the size of its he estimated that he played it for about 15 min utes before bringing it heavy rain helps Sioux county crops about 1v4 inches of rainfall was recorded in Sioux Center from showers late saturday night and the steady rain came slowly and there was Little most other areas in the county also received varying from less than an Inch to slightly More than came Down temperatures have been Cool moderate since sunday and crops look prom Ising in most while Corn stands Are spotted in some Fields because of earlier dry not much is behind season and some is Well 1100 hear choral club concert Here about 1100 persons attended the Paul choral club concert Fri Day evening in the new Public school it was the larg est crowd the new building has held since it was first put in use late this the program received Many favourable comments by those attend ing and Many expressed the Hope that the group will return to Sioux Center again next two fathers and their five children go Down while fishing on Lake traverse funeral set today seven persons in two Hawarden families drowned Friday in a boating Accident that was described As the worst in Minnesota boating history since two fathers and five children went Down while fishing on Lake traverse near Browns late Friday after noon or the overturned boat in which to p ill Pav a so Van wont Olla to fs1 nil the Muth boys drowning Sioux county Law enforcement officers gave official denial tues Day to All stories circulating which hinted there was foul play in connection with the drowning of Wen Dell Muth in a Hawarden gravel pit May they said a thorough investigation by the Coroner and other officials at the time the body was re covered revealed no hint of foul witnesses of the drowning also confirmed that it was entirely How burglars got in officer Jake dui Iterman Points out the drilled Hole in the Beck door of Schalekamp drug store in these which were taken after the breaking Wai discovered yesterday the one Inch Hole is visible in the top photo and the Plank that was moved by the burglars to gain Entrance leans against the door behind his examining the Hole in the door in the lower photo is officer John Vande night patrolman who on that the Hole was bored about an Inch below the Milank and it is believed the burglars used a screwdriver or some such tool to slide the Plank out of its resting by the news burglars get merchandise after breaking into Schalekamp drug store about in Cash and an electric Shaver were taken by burglars tuesday night when they gained Entrance to Schalekamp drug store Here by removing a big wooden Plank that secured two rear the burglars apparently knew How the door was because they drilled a one Inch Hole in one of the door panels with a Brace and bit and were successful in sliding the Plank out of they apparently knew where each Cash Register was and took All the they also removed a Small amount of Money from the office which was not a Quick Check of the Merchan Dise Early yesterday morning revealed Only the missing electric but investigating officers believe that a few other Small items May have been officers Jake Duistermars and John Vande sheriff Harry Dykstra and Deputy Ted Hoog land carried out an investigation wednesday they did not reveal if they found any the rear door opened to the Al it is believed that the Burg Lary took place sometime after 11 on july Douglas Cor Rigan landed in Dublin on his wrong Way Jim 2 thirty six babies received afternoon at the annual baby party in moored by the Lota in addition to the Many attended the by Bodnar reckless driving charge brings Fine of and costs Robert Lee Mouw of Sioux Center paid a Fine of and costs june 2 when he appeared before Justice Martin Kuiken and pleaded guilty to a charge of reckless driving May 15 near he was issued a sum Mons by patrolman other traffic cases tried Dur ing the past week included the following John Den pulling a trailer without a safety Chain and no License plates a mile North of Orange he was picked up by patrolman George Dunn and paid a Fine of and costs when he appeared june Floyd Nyenhuis of Sioux Center for operating a car with an out of state License for longer than the 30day he was picked up by Dunn june and appeared the same Day and paid a Fine of and Henry Wayne Langstraat of Hull paid a Fine and costs june 4 on charge of improper he was issued his summons May 27 by John Vande Berg free skating next saturday afternoon free skating for children next saturday afternoon and a treasure Hunt next wednesday evening highlight the Soo Rol Larena activities for the coming according to ads appearing on inside pages of this weeks managers of the roller skating rink will give in Cash prizes at the treasure Hunt event and offer free skating lessons to Small child Ren saturday Davey Crocket fans will get treat at next band concert any boy or girl who can sing three stanzas of Davey Crocket is asked to meet with band director Joe Wandscheer tuesday june for a who finds him self in the position of having most of his key players away on Vaca Tion next has decided to make next wednesdays band con Cert a Davey Crocket with band and singers giving the popu Lar song a Well save our better music for later he but for next week we want to give the kids a Chance to show they know the nations cur rent 1 song everyone should have he the band will rehearse next tuesday at 8 at the indians take first 2 124 the Sioux Center town Ball team opened its league schedule with two sound victories during the past pasting and smashing Orange both were Home Dave Vander Berg got credit for both he pitched the entire first game and the final six innings of the Orange City contest after relieving Ron Juffer in the beginning of the Lehudis did the consistent hitting by the indians gave Georges Roskam and Stark weather trouble on the Georges Roskam and Stark had trouble holding the indians but it was Vander bergs two hit pitch ing that really gave the1 George boys the most Homer after holding the indians to a 4 to 4 tie going into the sixth Orange City saw the game popped wide open when Dan de Ruyter drove out a Homer and brought in one run besides his own the Loc als managed one other run to spread the Gap to they scored again in the 7th when one run was brought in and again the 8th when four runners rounded that took care of the Vic Sioux Center will meet Sanborn this evening and will play their next Home game against a Ron tuesday Akron has a Strong outfit again this body of one of the children were found since then four other bodies have been recovered in dragging operations in which More than 100 men and two planes have been listed As dead were Leo a Hawarden Blacksmith and his two and Dav 8 Leslie u plumber in and his two Daugh and son Edwards body was recovered first when it was found washed up on an Island with a Lite preserver still tied bodies recovered since included All of the Houts and one of the Doty funeral services were planned for this afternoon at the Baptist Church in All business places in town will be closed Dur ing the afternoon and special pub Lic address equipment will be set up in the Church to bring the serv ices to a crowd that is expected to overflow storm Comet up the shocking tragedy occurred shortly after the two families arrived at the Lake for a weeks fishing Only survivors of the trip were Hout and her two Little and Hout i didst want them to go out because the Clouds were when they did it i didst say anything to the resort operator at i just sat in my Cabin drinking Coffee and worrying and wonder she about i stand it any Bible school ends wednesday pupils appear in evening yesterday was the final Day of Bible school for 275 Sioux Center and last night they appeared at the band con Cert in the those in charge of the which is sponsored each year by the Iota expressed their thanks to the Many who helped with the class work and in other including mar Cella Art Vander John Jake Duistermars and John the teachers will be entertained this evening at the Elmer Den Herder teachers were Carol ver Floyd achterhof and Albert pre school Elmer Juffer and Virginia kindergarten Wilmer and Arlene Frank first Grade Shirley Van Putten and Wanda Den second Grade Kathleen Clev Eringa and Arthea third Grade Siemen and fourth Grade Scheffer and Evelyn Over fifth Grade Ronald Welse and John Van sixth Grade Ted Vermeer and Elmer Van Der seventh and eighth song leaders and accompanists were Dave Arend Sandbulte and Virginia Klaaren served As assistant teachers were Mary de Deloras Virginia Eleanor de Jane Amelia Vander Kathleen continued on Page five Rock Carmel win games Hull Falls to rocks in the first tuesday night Valley handing their softball it was the red game Rock Caps third straight loss by the score of 3 to Mike Vanden Bosch tossed to Van Holland to pick up the win while Bonnema and Brown formed the losing in the night Cap Carmel again came from with four big runs in the to de feat 8 to with Hull leading 7 to 4 going into the it looked like Carmels first defeat but instead they rallied for the third straight for Carmel it was Bartels and Tegrotenhuis throwing to and for Bonestroo to in Friday nights opener car Mel finally bit the dust at the hands of the 9 to but they didst go Down easily As they had their last inning to have scored game Rock when they rally Only fall they scored three but needed six to Bliek homered for Carmel in the seventh with none the indians were held to four hits but cashed in on Carmel mis cues to Kaemingk and Del Vanmaanen formed the winning Battery with Bartels and Sandbulte working for the in the second Valley got hits counted and took advantage of some Hull errors and wildness of hulls Pitcher to defeat 0 to Van Holland pitched with Van Holland catching for the winners while Al Bonestroo threw to Schaap for tomorrow night will wind up the first round of play with Hull facing the red Caps to Battle for cellar position with indians and Rock Valley striving for top place honors beside who is assured of a first place Lake traverse is 28 Miles Long and about two Miles the Lake is about 12 feet the two families arrived at the resort late Friday afternoon in two school had been dismissed a week ago for the summer at seven children in the two families had come Doty did not make the trip because of a slight the resort a sow cd and oper ated by Forrest former resident of and old friends of both the Houts and the the dots and the Houts went out fishing almost immediately after reaching the the men had been on fishing trips to the Lake in the but this was the first time they had taken their families take 2 one report said they were warned against going they report edly were told to take two boats if they did go Lucille wife of the re sort said she did not know that the families had gone fishing until Hout came and woke me Erickson she was All excited and she said they had gone fishing and haunt come searching parties were organized about the capsized boat soon was dots jacket was floating Erickson said a Squall had hit about 6 Oclock Friday rained hard it came up from the she it blew pretty hard and rained hard for about half an we had an awful lot of i didst Why should i i didst know they were Erickson said she Learned saturday that other people had reported seeing the loaded boat in trouble out on the they didst Tell me about it until today she she did not identify the other the fishermen had brought along their own this was the Sec Ond time they had come to the Erickson the grief stricken Doty Hur ried to the Lake from Hawarden s other children the dots have five other child in addition to Louis and Dav the others Are Bernard Hawarden Oma who is in the and Priscilla and both at besides the widow and his two Small Hout is survived by his father and and Frank Doty also is survived by his receives Call Bernard Haan received a Call from the Christian reformed Church at

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