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Sioux Center News (Newspaper) - June 13, 1974, Sioux Center, IowaEstimated 14,470 cows on production lint in county Dairy Industry remains important to Economy of area the number of Dairy cows on the production line in Sioux county continues to dwindle slightly but the Overall milk production holds fairly steady due to More efficient Dairy operations that Are constantly being developed. The efficiency is attributed to several things 1 better facilities 2 More scientific balanced feeding practices 3 improved breading and 4 a determination on the part or Many if not most funeral held for Louis Klein funeral services were held at the first Christian reformed Church Here at 10 30 . June 10 for Louis Klein 78, of Sioux Center who died at the local hos Pital june 6 after a Long illness. Services were conducted by the Rev. Peter y. De Jong and burial was in Mem Ory gardens cemetery under the direction of memorial funeral Home. Or. Klein was born March 28, 1896, at Meservey and came to Sioux county As a youth. He married Johanna Lammers november 19, 1917, at Sioux Center. The couple Farmed near Sioux Center until their retirement. Continued on Back Page dairymen to run their dairies on sound business basis utilizing the Best manage ment ideas available to them. The latest farm census figures show that at last count 520 Sioux county farms did some Dairying and that an average of 14,470 cows mostly holsteins were on the production line. The total 10 years ago was approximately 17,000. There Are Dairy operations in every township in the county the census shows ranging from As Low As 58 cows in one township to As High As 2,082 in another. Four townships had More than 1,000 head on the production line and at least 10 other townships had 500 cows or More. Pasture land is also dwindling slowly in Sioux county As More and More farm ers turn their pastures into Corn Oats soy Beans or Alfalfa production acres. But pastoral scenes like that above Are fairly common even today. The Lush grass that grows in the pastures this time of year helps stimulate higher production although the balanced ration silage and baled Alfalfa so common on most Dairy farms today tend to minimize it not e Liml Nate the need for maintaining Large pastures As was commonly done Many years ago. Sioux Center Iowa thursday june 13, 1974 volume 81 number 24 weeks weather report Date june 5 june 6 june 7 june 8 june 9 june 10 june 11 up 86 73 70 67 70 70 total precipitation & 58 51 47 55 50 51 .87 .00 .00 1.18 .10 Sioux comfy Dairy banquet is 7 . Monday june 17 there has been a sell out of tickets for the annual Sioux county Dairy banquet which will be held at Fern Smith dining Hall on the Northwestern College Campus in Orange City at 7 . Monday june 17, the Sioux county Dairy promotion committee announced this week. Highlighting the evening Affa i r will be the crowning of the 1974 Sioux county Dairy Princess who will be selected Mon Day afternoon by a committee of three judges from the eight candidates pictured on Page 1. Another highlight will be the awarding of Cash prizes to the winners of the milk made magic cooking contest sponsored by the Sioux county Dairy association. Emcee of the evening will be Don Broek of radio station kid a. The new Dairy Princess will be crowned by Maria Mulder 1973 Dairy Princess daughter of or. And mrs. Theron Mulder of West of Sioux Center. Special musical entertainment at the banquet will be provided by the dial tones. Arrangements for the 1974 Dairy ban Quet were made by the following committee members or. And mrs. Clarence Boole of Hull or. And mrs. Verden Wyn la of Sioux Center or. And mrs. Lee ren sink of Boyden and or. And mrs. Robert Rowenhorst of Orange City. Milk cookies will by Sorvold fridays at 1st National Bank milk and cookies will be served free to the Public throughout operating hours on the last three fridays of june 14th. 21st. 28th in the East lobby of the first National Bank Here under joint sponsorship of the Bank and associated milk producers inc. The local Creamery. This is a special feature of Dairy month to focus attention on Dairy pro ducts and particularly the goodness and nutritional value of milk. In charge of the milk cookie serving will be mrs. Ken Jan Faber former first National Bank employee who will be assisted by Maria Mulder 1973 Sioux county Dairy Princess now a member of the first National staf Fin charge of the Bank s travel Center. Godbersen Smith submits Low Street improvement bid Godbersen Smith construction co. Of Ida Grove submitted the Low bid of $250, 914.00 on the proposed Sioux Center residential Street improvement program at a letting held at the municipal building Here monday afternoon. The project entails approximately 13 blocks of Cement paving and some curb and Gutter work in several of the City s developing additions. Second Low bid was that of Draco con tractors inc., of Sioux Clty--$256,738.25. The Engineer s estimate on the project was $237,605.00, about $13,000 under the Low bid that was submitted tuesday. However As soon As Legal requirements can be met including the obtaining of a court confirmation the City expects to let the contract reports City mgr. Darrel Rensink and work on the project Hope fully will tit under Way in time for completion of the work this year. Airport improvement bid Godberson Smith also submitted the continued on Back Page youngsters assigned swim times two three weeks sessions of summer swimming instruction will be offered for Sioux Center youngsters starting june 17. All those who registered for classes on registration slips sent out through the schools have been assigned class times re ports Janet de Ruyter a member of the instructional guard staff. They Are listed below approximately half of the youngsters will attend classes the first 3-weeks period june 17 through july 6, and the balance will attend classes the last 3-weeks period july 8, through july 27. Because of an unexpected clean up problem at Sandy hollow swimming area where summer classes Are traditionally held initial classes will be held at the in door swimming Pool the staf f has announced. The same schedule will be maintained with some students attending class monday through saturday from 8 . To 9 . See assignment Lis others from 9 . To 10 . And from 10 to 11 . The staff anticipates that the clean up project will be completed in time for swim Ming instruction to be transferred to Sandy hollow by monday june 24. There will be confirmation on this next week. If clean up is still under Way at that time then instruction will continue at the indoor Pool continued on Page 14 87 youngsters sign up for arts Crofts classes a total of 87 Sioux Center youngsters kindergarten through 5th Grade have signed up for two three week sessions of summer arts and crafts which will be offered at Central Park Here reports Shan i Brouwer program director. Fifty two Doys Ana girls have been As signed to first session classes which will be held from 9 . To 11 . Monday through Friday for three weeks starting monday june 17. Another 35 will attend classes 9 . To 11 . Monday through Friday for three weeks starting monday july 8. Classes will be held on both sides of the shelter House at Central Park reports snarl. Assisting mrs. Brouwer with instruction of the classes will be Jeanne and Deb Brommer Anita Plantage and Ruth Vermeer. Each child is asked to bring Pencil glue colors and scissors. It is important that men child Hivry his own supplies be expected to share with another Sharl stated. Parents Are requested to pick up their children a Little before 11 00 each moral no first session classes those who will attend first session classes kindergarten James Bruinsma Jimmy Hodgeson Kelvin Kaemingk Brent Kramer Beth Vander Hart Brian Wallenburg Michael Zomer Robert Altena Missy Van Donkelaar sue Van Regenmorter Elko Lyn Vermeer Karen Van r Lessen Deanne Vander Bush. Continued on Page 14 bake Sale the Lebanon ladles Aid will hold a bake Sale at the furniture Mart saturday june 15, beginning at 9 30 .-adv. Present extra Agana at Public dinner to raise funds for . Seekers july trip big slime and the stagnant Pool the group pictured above will present a 45 minute program of hilarious nonsense and some musical numbers hot enough to singe your Mustache More commonly Cal led an extravaganza at a special dinner program scheduled for 7 . Wednesday june 19, at the High school auditorium Ariere. The evening affair will begin with the serving of a catered roasted Chicken Din ier and will be climaxed with the perform Ince of big slime .1 and the gang. It s a program Worth a million laughs lays those who have watched the musical comedy group workout. The general Public is invited to attend rickets Are $2150 per person for the Din ier and show. They can be ordered from he Sioux county Extension office in o Ange City from any member of the d. C. Seekers group or from Curt Broek of Sioux Center. Tickets should be obtained y monday june 17, or before it was an bounced. Proceeds will be used to kelp pay the expenses of the approximately 20 Sioux Bounty Young people who Are expected to spend two weeks first half of jul Short course. Big slime and the stagnant Pool features five instrumentalists and four vocalists. The instrumentalists Are Cheater Slick saxophone rim shot Drums puke piano baby Moon Bass guitar Irv in the White Flash Lead guitar. The four singers Are big slime Spike Clyde an Rocky. All Are pictured except Irving the1 White Flash who was on tour when the picture was taken. Thy Barb Ovod pork for nearly 5,200 tuesday pictured Here Are a few of the volunteers who put in a Long and tedious Day on tuesday barbecuing 34 sides of pork donated by Sioux preme packing co. Of Sioux Center for the estimated 5,200 persons of Northwest Iowa who attended the free Barbecue held at Central Park Here tuesday evening 5 . To 8 ., under sponsorship of Sioux Center business and professional people As a gesture of thanks for patronage received during the year. Left to Plaht Phil den Herder Crew chief Harlan Lammas Dave Lenz. Woody Truman Barbecue specialist of Ralston Purina staffed to Lluesma and Stan Lar Mars president of Sioux preme packing co. Three open Cement Block pits constructed in the Southeast Corner of Central Park each about 33 it. Long and 6 it. Wide were used to Barbecue the pork Over Beds of charcoal. The fires were lit about 7 45 . And the pork was slowly cooked with tender Loving care right up until serving time at 5 . Each of the 17 dogs that were donated for the free Barbe Cue averaged about 230 pounds live weight
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