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Sioux Center News (Newspaper) - June 23, 1955, Sioux Center, Iowa 9 it Pardon these nostalgic but at haying time i always seem to feel a Little grand fathers we visited the farm frequently in june when i was a boy and that May explain Why my Best recollections of grandpa Al ways place him on a Hay Rake be Hind a team of sweating it my privilege to carry grandpas afternoon lunch out to hint in the Field and sit in the Shade of a Mound of while he gulped Down his hot meat sandwiches and i can gee him hed pull the horses to a Stop when he saw me coming Over the Hill and would re main in his seat on the Rake until i handed up the lunch pail and bottle of then he would tie the Long leather reins to a lever on the Rake and would catch a few breaths of air before opening his lunch while i fell Back into the Shade of a Small Mound of Hay several Yards from the Rake and grandpa was heavy and his face was always flushed when he i think he really Wel corned the break in the afternoon Whin he had his hed ask me what grandma was what Mother doing and if id seen the new Kittens in the but we didst do much visiting because neither one of us was very Talka finally when the last crumbs of cake were gone and grandpa had finished his hed wipe his big White Mustache on his fan himself a couple of times with his Straw and hand me the empty lunch then after a word or remind me to go straight Back to the hed be at his work building More Mounds of Hay to Dot the i usually went straight Home but i frequently took my time about i liked to Stop at the Slough and look for stumble onto a larks nest and examine the or find something else that was interest ing before reaching the Back door of the Brown farm sometimes there were afternoon Thunder Clouds to change the Pace of the haying i remember How the men and teams would Rush to get the Hay up in the barn before began to and i re member their expressions of satisfaction if they beat the they would have their Coffee late on Days like that and would sit around the Kitchen table joking and laughing while the rain beat through the screens on the open Back grandma would be prepared for the occasion with a pail of fresh wild a cake and would ladle some thick Cream for whipping from the con Tainer in the Well just As the men were getting their horses Anharn it was sort of like a party mix Confer volume 64 number ii Center of Sioux Iowa official City and county newspaper june 1955 750 enrolled in red Cross swimming program starts monday at Sandy hollow red Cross swimming and water safety lessons will begin at Sandy hollow next monday with a record enrolment of 750 pupils from nine Sioux county towns and was in a joyous after the showers the men went Back to the barn for a few Odd jobs before milking time and i slipped off my shoes to run Barefoot through the puddles in the farm those visits to the farm made me realize at an Early age How much weather affects farm Good Sunshine and abundant Rains this was by far the largest enrolment of any year anywhere in Sioux county and it was the Maxi mum that can be handled with the present facilities and instructors anyone not already enrolled this week can not take since All classes Are filled to the swimming lessons for Sioux Center children will be held for one class from to every wednesday and while All of the other three classes will have lessons on thursdays and saturdays Accord ing to the following schedule Sec Ond class third fourth these classes Are Only for child Ren who turned in their registrations at Sioux regardless of which town they May have for a mailing buses will leave from the Public school at and All class assignments Are listed children will be asked to put their swimming suits on at Home before coming to the swimming they will be Given time to dry and dress in1 the new Bath houses before returning no Junior or senior lifesaving classes Are yet but if there is enough interest one or More will be persons interested May Contact one of the instruct Jerry Sandbulte will serve As supervisor of the instruction pro Gram and other instructors will be Mikell Donna har Ardene Jane Ann Carl Vermeer and Bill Bowers of lifeguards will be and Donna Harsma and Ardene the Sioux Center swimming classes Are listed below As follows continued on Page 3 meant Prosperity and Good living store remodelling Sale to pave Way for women shop vans jewelry announced today a big remodelling Sale that will Clear the Way for changes that will be made in the building in the next few weeks preliminary to the opening of ladies read to store in the North half of the Robert who operates the town and country store at will rent the North half of the vans jewelry building and will put in a Complete read to Wear clothing store re mod Eling of the building is expected to get underway in the next few Good service a Post card written and mailed by Marge Vander Ploug from with nothing More on the address Side than Charles Vander Ploug arrived with out delay at the store of her father Here the card was intended for her Grandfather in Orange but there is no explanation of How it travelled half Way across the United states without Street town or state of the addressee any where on the card and ended up in Marges fathers the card also bore no return Marge is spending part of the summer at the Home of her Uncle and and Bernard Brun sting in a grand Welcome willed Mary Ann Klaaren when she re turned from Cedar fills this week after being elected governor of girls state on the state teacher i College this Banner was Strung across main Street to Welcome her and let the Public know the Community proud of the girl who won the highest by the news on the when they came in the proper amounts there was never any want and there was work for my memory Doest recall when it was any other Way on grandpas we in Sioux Center can be proud of the two Young people who were chosen to attend Hawk Eye boy and girl Bob Boeyink took an Active part in things at fort Dodge and Mary Ann Klaaren was named to the highest office at girls state in Cedar both Are juniors in the local High school and both Are in the upper portion of their class it was an Honor for them to be chosen to attend these we Klong Camps and a Honor for Sioux Center to be represented by two such Fine Young announce engagement and Fred Over Lander announce the engage ment of their Vir to Dick son of and Ben Kraayenbrink of Sioux no wedding plans have been the jewelry stores Crys Tal and gift Ware department will be moved to the rear of the build ing where additional space will be opened for a larger the clothing store will use part of the basement for storage and display ced Van who is re arranging his store to provide space for the new said he was Happy that such a store is coming to Sioux vans jewelry is advertising reductions As much As half off on gift Ware and jewel almost every kind of merchandise now in Stock will be cleared out at big Price reductions in preparation for moving and re the and appears on Page three of this weeks according to the announcement the Sale starts at 9 june hubers reunion the hubers family reunion will be held june in me Kennan Sioux Park in 18p last blocks go into place in the Bowling Illey building when this picture we taken with the roof nearly the to move inside to begin Interior finishing a wac they expect to open for business about the build ing Sindi lust West of old Creamery building in Sioux Block West of the news by the news Sandy hollow fund still Short Over toward goal a total of has been received in Sioux Center to Date for the Sandy hollow swimming Pool local drive chairman Vern Mouw said he said this included several donations that have come in voluntarily since last week and that several others have indicated that they will be making their contributions most of the Money was turned in at the this leaves More than still to be raised in Sioux Center if the goal of is to be beginning cars at the Pool will be checked for stickers and a followup Campaign is plan Ned to get donations from those who Are making the most use of the according to any one using the swimming or picnic areas regularly should be anxious to give at least in this drive for donations Are still being received at the first National Warren Dekraay to go to California Warren de Kraay leaves saturday for san where he will be taking his internship at a City Hospital for the coming Warren graduated june 9 at Iowa City getting his degree in his and or Henry de and Robert de Kraay of Ange Gity went to War Ren is at present spending a weeks visit Alvin Mulder first Extension Council chairman in county Alvin Mulder of Ireton was elec Ted chairman of the Sioux county Extension Council at the organization meeting which was held at the Extension office in or Ange City thursday june other officers elected were Al Vin Linch of Vic chair Howard Benson of and Gordon Miller of Rock Twenty of the possible 23 coun cil members attended this first business other than organization which was taken up included the approval of the memorandum of understanding Between the Extension Council and Iowa state the budget priced Urc was discussed with the officers of the Council and Milton Bogaard of Orange City appointed to this committee by chairman Mulder the next meeting of the full coun cil was set for july Vince District Exten Sion represented Iowa state College at the Council meet indians tied with rocks for cleanest league 60 Sioux Center and Rock Val Ley were tied for top spot in the Northwest Iowa league this week with each Tea claiming a six win no loss the indians made it six by Downing Here tuesday night before a Large crowd of Dave Vander Berg pitching to Lehudis Vander Berg who did the and it was smashed a legion players take first tourney 123 the Sioux Center Junior legion team won their first tour Ney game tuesday by defeating they will play their next game with the Winner of the Orange City Hospers contest at this players will meet at the school at Tegrotenhus struck out 11 men in four innings in the ire ton game and was relieved by de Stigter who struck out five men coming up to Bat during his two innings of Eshuis did the Melvin Gesink will go to Denver and Melvin Gesink and son who Are at pres ent vacationing in the parental Chris Gesink plan to leave on monday morning for where Ges Ink will be taking his intern ship at the presbyterian hos Pital for the coming Melvin City graduated june at Iowa getting his doctors his and Chris Gesink and son Owen were there to attend the graduation promoted to Hospital Dodge Joe Fude of the former Melva Jane Tarrell of Sioux was promoted to supervisor of the fort Dodge lutheran Hospital on june fun has seen employed at fort Dodge for the past two 3all tie in the sixth to put the indians permanently in the Lehudis also helped out by knocking out two doubles a single during the in the cellar with a no win almost gave the locals a run for it until Vander bergs score by innings Sheldon 010 200 Center 100 204 Alton Falls the indians had to come from behind to take the Alton game out of the fire thursday Sioux Center scored once in the opening inning but Alton bounced Back to bring three men across Home in their half and hold a 31 the indians kept pecking away by scoring one run in the and grabbing the Lead in the fourth when Ken de Vos slammed out a Homer to make the score 43 in favor of the each club scored in the sixth but Altos bid to take the Lead was dashed when the Grotenhuis raced deep into right Field to Snag a Long drive from the bases were loaded at the but this retired the Ron Juffer pitched 6 innings and Wayne Juffer finished up Sandbulte did the catching leading hitter was Juffer who reached base five times with three a base on balls and was Safe on an score by innings Center 110 200 Harold Vander Ploeg to preach at Baptist Church next sunday Harold Vander who is Home on vacation from Western theological Seminary at will conduct both the morn ing and evening services at the first Baptist Church in Sioux Cen Ter next Harold is the son of and Vander Ploug of or Ange City and a brother of Art Vander Ploeg of Sioux Mary Ann is girls state governor honoured Here new minister to be installed Here tomorrow evening after having had a pulpit vacancy at their Church for almost a members of the first re formed Church of Sioux Center will witness the installation of their new minister tomorrow eve Ning when Harry Brower of formally takes Over his new the service will be held at with Central Church pastor serv ing As also participating will be Roggen of Sioux Laman of Dykstra of Rock Valley and harm Elink of Roggen will read the scrip Ture and Laman will deliver the entitled the open and Brower will be installed by Alton the indians 300 will 000 meet rom sen there tonight and will play at Rock Valley tuesday both these teams Are Strong this Garfield 4h club makes annual tour the annual 4h club tour of the Garfield Golfors was held june projects varying from baby Beeves to contoured and irrigated Corn were viewed by All the following the the Busi Ness meeting was held at the Home of the Haverhals the Vernon gave a very timely topic discus Jion on the Corn a Nice lunch was Harry Brower Dykstra will give the charge to the new and harm Elink will give the charge to the Brower will pronounce the the new minister comes to Sioux Center after serving the Ebenezer reformed Church in mor Rison for nearly 13 and whose household furnishings have already moved into the been have two and Brower will preach his first sermons sunday and the family will be entertained at a reception in the Church monday ministers daughter recognized Here last night Bob boys tells experiences a Sioux Center High school Junior received the highest office at Hawkeye girls state in Eccl or Falls thursday when Mary Ann daughter of and was named governor in a Gener Al election at the girls state Headquarters on the Iowa state teachers College the new who Mary Ann Klaaren de Ruyter gets Church education and of Vigo de Ruy Ter returned Friday evening from a three weeks trip to the East where they attended the meeting of the Synod at Buck ithe graduation while there de Ruyter was appointed As a member the Board education the reformed in route Home they also visited relatives and friends in York and with new Young vocalists to appear again with concert band Here any boy or girl in first through 8th Grade who would like to sing Onward Christian soldiers with the band at the concert next wednesday night at the Park is invited to appear for a rehearsal saturday evening at 8 Oclock in the High school Rural children Are especially invited and the singers will appear Sang about at the concert 30 children wednesday night and parents have requested a repeat performance with a More familiar in addition to this vocal the band will present several favorite instrumental numbers next seven listed for sky watch duty seven More Volunteer ground observers have been assigned duty next it was announced today by Ross ver director of the ground observation Post the men will stand one hour watch periods on top the Grade school building beginning at 9 listed for duty Are following Kroon Clarence ver Art Vande Berg Les Brommer John John Menning Bleker Mouw annual red Cross meeting set july 8 the annual meeting of the Sioux county chapter of the american red Cross will be held at july in the City Hall at Orange it was announced today by Rich county chair members Are asked to be pres ent for the business meeting at which annual reports will be 40 acre tract near Doon to be purchased for Northwest Iowa experimental farm the Board of directors of the Northwest Iowa experimental association has authorized the Purchase of 40 acres for an experimental farm near the association Fred Vanderham of Georgia in the number one political Post for girls was along with the new in ceremonies held thursday at in the teachers College governor Leo Hoegh was a special guest at the ceremony and swore in the new Jean was the new Cabinet includes Mir Iam As Secretary of state Joyce Lynn Carroll As auditor Linda Coon treasurer to Dee Leon As attorney general and Carmen As Secretary of the new Commerce commission ers Nancy Maxwell Eleanor Van and Annette sponsored by auxiliary miss who was chosen to attend girls state under the sponsorship of the american legion returned Home sunday to be greeted by a Banner across the Center of main Street arid receive the congratulations of the election to the highest office comes through a political party system patterned after the two party setup and followed much campaigning arid political mane vering earlier in the it was All a very interesting and educational experience for Mary an experience she will re member the rest of her Mary Ann received special recognition last night at the band concert in the president of the auxiliary unit introduced the Hon ored girl and other Margaret had Way of a Vic president of the Iowa depart ment and a girls state Counselor for two spoke briefly on the purposes of girls May or Maurice Tepaske congratulated the governor on behalf of the she was presented with Flowers by Faith bolks of pres ident of the ninth District of the legion and with a com pact bearing the auxiliary Ems de Jong of Lem by Edith Sioux county the president of As governor of this Mary Ann automatically becomes an alternate candidate to girls nation to be held in in miss Klaaren will give a full re port of her week at girls state at the next auxiliary a Brief account of her experiences is told by her in the following Mary seemed Ann Klaaren to have a vague idea of i government and How it ment was i knew our but govern it just didst seem to belong to me As it politicians it was just for the and officeholders in our whether it was county or state govern i changed my ideas girls state enabled me to enjoy our government and put it right in my campaigning filled Tho first four everyone had the desire to we were announced Vanderham said this is the first of two experimental areas the association plans to he said members of the association Hope they May lease the land to Iowa state College for organized re search on farm cropping and production problems of special importance in Northwest the land near Doon is representative of the Moody soil Type which is found extensively in this Vanderham says another experimental area will be located so As to be representative of the other major soils of Northwest this other area is expected to form the major portion of the Northwest Iowa experimental the Northwest Iowa experimental association is composed of members in Buena Ida and Sac these members have raised about to Purchase land for agricultural experimental work in Northwest ten thousand dollars remains to be raised to reach the associations Vanderham said it is hoped that the funds will be raised and the other tract located in time to Start experimental work with the 1956 crop approval of the Board of directors representing the membership precedes any purchases of property by this or after Cam ready to Settle and begin functioning As a the City Council meetings were very i thought knew something about our own local but How Little i really knew our Good local or City governments were the foundation of our Strong county and state govern county passed by in connection with county state party conventions were held followed by direct and finally general i found out i was inauguration was thursday eve we met Tho honorable governor Leo head ministered the oath office and gave an inspiring As governor 1 seemed to be in a perhaps when i re turn to girls state next year to preside until the next governor is i will be my our Senate and House of representatives were and Bills were presented and we realized to were in the Drivers we met the Challenge and our newly established state began fun position to whether we had an Soltico or we All incl the office of being Good it took citizens to put us in would mid no Soltico exist Tho Citi everyone had i equally important part in introducing passing and All the functions of a we wore working together our the greatest lesson i Learned from girls state was that our county and state govern ments Are it our very door we have to meet Tho i cant thank the legion auxiliary enough for sending the Community was i owe you so Bob to Cynk Back Bob son of and Louis attended boys state the previous while he was not elected to a High political he was one of the important party members who helped get their candidates in Bob was sponsored by the local american legion and his Brief account of his experiences and impressions appears below i am that the week i spent at Hawkeye boys state of 1955 will remain one of the greater experiences and thrills of my in one week i almost doubled my knowledge our state1 but there remains a greater part which i do not the week was filled with Many thrilling experiences from meeting total strangers an be coming Good to our trip to the state when i went to boys state i could not have expressed clearly the meaning of a City county party Conven but by election time my knowledge of was greatly one thing which highly enjoyed at boys state is the athletic program each after it usually took whole we had the our pick of and we Forward to them each the highlight each Day was the general Assembly held at the end Tho each night we had n different one night we had an the next a sports then our state and a they were As inter Esting As their different vocations the highlight of the week was our trip to the stale Capi our band played inside the Capitol before our i sat in the House of represent the House was not in session at the so we had a joint session with the Senate of boys All this led to a week of interesting experiences and i am very grateful to the american legion for giving me the privilege of going to boys Harmelink will be assigned in Canadian Field Herman minis Ter of the reformed Church at car Mel for the past 12 has accepted a Call extended to him by the Board of Domestic missions to Servo in he expects to leave sometime in August and will to stationed at first in two of the Harmelink children will not accompany their parents and Harmelink Doest know definitely if their 15 year old will go along or will re main in the states to attend their son Herman will at tend the Seminary and daughter Fenita will leave this summer for a teaching assignment As a missionary in before coming to Harmelink served churches in and for i years at immediately before accepting his Call to we All had an important Vanmaanen reunion the Vanmaanen family re Union will be held june in me Kennan Park at Sioux 18c

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