Sioux Center News in Sioux-Center, Iowa
7 Mar 1974

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7 Mar 1974

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Sioux Center News (Newspaper) - March 7, 1974, Sioux Center, IowaFeeders launch Multi pronged attack cattle feeders of Northwest Iowa who turned out 700 Strong at a special meet ing held at the trl state sales ring Here monday night to discuss their financial plight agreed after two hours of discus Sion that a Multi pronged course of action should be taken in the search of improvements and solutions. They agreed 1 there is a critical need for All Farmers to work in unison for solutions that Steps should be taken to encourage All livestock organizations county area and state the farm Bureau the no the Farmers Union and other related agricultural groups to cooperate and work constructively together so their influence will be More strongly Felt and carry More weight in the right places. 2 another cattle feeders delegation should be sent to Washington d. C., preferably sometime this week to meet with u. S. Department of agriculture officials concerning possible programs that will work to the cattle feeders Benefit at the same time the cattle feeders continue their efforts to meet the beef needs of the continued on Back Page group flies to Washington wednesday a delegation representing cattle feeders of Northwest Iowa went by com Mercial plane to Washington d.c., wednesday for meetings today and Friday with officials of the dept. Of agriculture and the National Consumers Congress and also have made arrangements to meet with representatives of major net works in Hopes of getting some National to radio and press coverage of the plight of the cattle feeder. The delegation is made up of Glenn Gregg president of the Sioux county cattle feeders association Harlan Hummel Walt Jansma Phil Den Herder and Frank Buryanek. Sioux Center Iowa Dort choir will present concert March 8 thursday March 7, 1974 the Dort College concert choir under the direction of Dale Grotenhuis will present a Spring concert on Friday March 8, at 8 00 . In the Dort auditorium. The group of 50 singers will sing primarily Light music which includes it was a Lover and his lass Annie Laurie Juanita Dudu Klegst Mir in Herzen and tender love. The concert choir has been invited to appear As guest artists of the Hiawatha concert series in Pipestone minn., and will present the same program there on the previous evening. Tickets will be sold at the door Only for $1.00 for adults and $.75 for students. Volume 81 number 10 democratic caucuses to attend. Cha state leadership meeting representing Sioux Center Community High school Cha future homemakers of America chapter at the Iowa future homemakers of America conference in Des Moines Friday and saturday March 8 and 9, will be left to right Glenda Den Herde der. President of the local chapter for the coming year Gratia Moret current District officer and Mary Mouw a candidate for state Cha president running against Debbie Colton of Centerville. The girls will Bee accompanied to Des Moines by their advisor mrs. Mary Godsey. Approximately 400 Cha members and Mearly 200 advisors from throughout Iowa will attend the conference. The theme is Impact outward action inward four objectives set up for the conference Are 1 to promote Active involvement of members through program action Impact 2 to inform members of Cha 3 to encourage use of encounter and teen times and 4 to help delegates realize their responsibilities As District and chapter officers. The Sioux Center delegation will assist with the no. 4 objective with Mary Mouw serving As group Leader. A guest speaker on Friday morning will be Franklin Koontz , from the University of Iowa who will speak on concerns of a banquet with entertainment is scheduled for Friday evening. Annual rec meeting at Orange City March 13 the annual meeting of the members of the Sioux electric cooperative Assoc la of Tion will be held at Northwestern College auditorium Orange City wednesday March 13. The business meeting will be called to order at 10 30 . By president Harold e. Vermeer. The business session will in clude the annual reports of the president rites held March 6 for mrs. Jim Huffor West Branch combined Appeal receipts $1664funeral services were held at the Van der Ploeg funeral Chapel Here at 10 . March 6 for mrs. James Juffer 63, of Sioux Center who died at the local Hospi Tal March 3. Services were conducted by the Rev. Wesley Kiel pastor of Central reformed Church of Sioux Center and burial was in memory gardens cemetery Here under the direction of Vander Ploeg s funeral Home. Mrs. Juffer the former Lenore Flrsch was born at Tripp s.d., october 13, 191c she was married to James Juffer june 10, 1960. Survivors include the widower a sister mrs. Albert Kramon of Beloit wis., and three Brothers tap Chris and Paul All of Lemars. 7. Roy Rozeboom 8. William Heynen or. Hull 9. William Gene Heynen Hull 10. Marvin Van t Hull Boyden 11. Dou Degraaf Sioux Center 12. Bill Vansurksum Sheldon 43.19 43.07 42.96 42.93 42.68 return to 8 30 opening pro Tinct March 11 the Sioux Center Community schools will revert on monday March 11, to an opening time of 8 30 . And a dismissal time of 3 30 ., supt. Chas. Irwin has announced. All bus routes will run one half hour earlier than they presently Are running. The schools adopted a half hour later schedule than Normal shortly after the nation switched to Daylight savings time the forepart of the year As an Energy saving gesture so students would not have to go to school in the dark. Now that the Sun comes up earlier the students can leave for school earlier with out invading darkness. They Are presently beginning classes at the Public schools at 9 . And dismiss ing classes at 4 . Secretary manager and committees As Well As the election of four directors for two year terms. The terms of four directors will Empire with this annual meeting Peter dorhout Sioux township Rock Valley Orville Kempers Welcome township Hull John Koster Floyd township Hospers and Harold e. Vermeer West Branch town ship Orange City. Or. Koster indicated to the committee on nominations that he continued on Back Page West Branch combined Appeal raised a total of $1,664.00 on behalf of ten health and welfare organizations during the Home to Home canvass just completed reports mrs. Melvin Schuiteman Secretary of the West Branch Appeal. Solicitors were Vernon Beernink Irwin de Boer Klass Knibbe Herm Olden Kamp John reekers Herlan Schut Rich Ard Vanden Brink we. Vander Brink Hein Vander Schaaf Roger Visser John Vreugdenhil and Jerry Wiekamp. Serving on the combined Appeal com Mittee this year were Arlyn Kleinwolteri Ink president Arnold Kaemingk vice president mrs. Melvin Schuiteman Secre tary and mrs. Irwin Van Beek treasurer. Champion hog carcass of Market show Here is shown by Leon Schuiteman the Champion carcass at the Sioux county Market hog show was shown by Leon Schuiteman Sioux Center. His winning entry was a pig that yielded 46.26 percent of its carcass weight in Ham and loin. Dave Bomgaars of Boyden won second place on a pig that indexed 45.67 and had a loin Eye Reading of 7.40. The carcass show was held at John Morrell and company in Sioux Falls and officials there stated that the Sioux county hogs annually produce the highest indexing carcasses of the Many hog shows that Are processed at their Plant. There were a total of 26 entries eligible for the carcass show. These were All Cross bred hogs and consignors were All residents of Sioux county. The Sioux county pork producers ass n provided trophies to the Champion and Reserve Champion entries and $90.00 in prize Money to the top 12 placing which ranked As follows 1. Leon Schuiteman Sioux Center 46.26 2. Dave Bomgaars Boyden 45.67 3. John Bomgaars Orange City 44.95 4. Arend Wassink Sioux Center 44.25 5. Rich Van Zee Orange City 44.03 6. Jim & Brad Vermeer Sioux Center 43.64 Boyden 43.37 schedule swim lessons for local tiny tots swimming instruction for tiny tots of the Community will be offered at the Sioux Center indoor swimming Pool if there is sufficient interest shown at a Dis Cussion meeting on the proposal which will be held at the Pool at 9 30 . Fri Day March 15, syne Sybesma Pool Man Ager has announced. The plan is to offer instruction for youngsters from age 8 months up to 4 years. Children must be accompanied by a Parent or guardian during their instruction. They will be taught Basic swimming skills and provided the Opportunity to gain Confidence in adjusting to water. The length of the proposed program instruction times and costs will be Dis cussed at the meeting. More details if desired can be obtained by phoning syne Sybesma at the Pool pm. 722-0361. All interested parents Are urged to at tend the organizational meeting. First Robins of 1974 sighted in Sioux Center has Spring sprung when the Robins re turn if so it s Spring in Sioux Center area. Mrs. Tracy Buyert spotted a Robin in her Yard Early March 5, and on the same morning or. And mrs. Herb de Jong re ported seeing a pair of Robins in their Yard. Since then a number of other sightings have been reported. A word of caution. Don t Mothball the Winter coat yet. March has been known to pull some surprises even in its waning moments and this is Only the first week. Center Appeal receipts $1,146.00 democratic precinct caucuses will be held throughout Sioux county at 8 . Monday March 11, county democratic chairman John d. Stegemann of Boyden has announced. All persons who consider themselves to be democrats and who will be 18 or Over by november 4, 1974, Are urged to attend each caucus will elect delegates to the county democratic convention and precinct committeemen and committe Ewo men will be elected to serve on the county democratic Central committee. Topics of concern will be discussed. Here is the schedule of caucuses Buncombe trophy room. John s cafe Hawarden. Capel Gerrit Visser Home Sheldon. Center George Kooi or. Home Sioux Center. Chatsworth Logan township Hall Chatsworth. Eagle to be announced later East Orange James Beck Home Granville. Floyd Roland Walgenbach Home Hospers. Garfield Harold Heuer Home Rock Baileyt Grant Farmers savings Bank base ment Boyden. Hawarden no. 1 trophy room John s cafe Hawarden. Hawarden no. 2 trophy room John s cafe Hawarden. Hawarden Logan trophy room John s cafe Hawarden. Continued on Back Page Christian school to revert to old schedule the Board of the Sioux Center Chris Tian school has announced resumption of Normal school hours beginning Mon Day March 11. This Means classes will begin each school Day at 8 50 . And will be Dis missed at 3 15 . Buses will run a half hour earlier. Haitian Art exhibit opens Here March 8 High school swing show is March 15-16 the Sioux Center Community High pc school swing choir and stage band will present their annual Spring Snow at the 0 High school auditorium at 8 . Friday and saturday March 15 and 16. The theme of this year s show is and then. The program will feature solos ensembles and skits. Reserved tickets Are on Sale at bosc hts clothing for $1.50. Admission Price at the door for non reserved seats is $1.25 Spring bargain Days in i Sioux Center March 14-1$ Sioux Center retail stores will feature Spring n bargain Days on thursday Friday and saturday March 14, 15 and 16. A wide variety of bargains on Spring merchandise As Well As other Mer Chandise will be offered by the stores. On saturday March 16, there will be free swimming for everyone at the Sioux Center indoor Pool. Tickets for this Carl be picked up at any Sioux Center store during the bargain Days promotion. A special opening of an exhibit of haitian Art will be held at the local Public Library Friday March 8, from 7 to 9 . And saturday March 9, from 2 to 4 . Coffee will be served. The 22 oils and 14 examples of Metal sculpture that make up the exhibit Are the work of 15 artists. The collection was prepared by the Davenport municipal Art gallery and is circulated by the Iowa arts Council. The Public is invited to View the exhibition any time during regular Library hours during the month of March. Teach ers who May wish to take groups of school children May make arrangements with librarian Lois Siebersma. Christian school pupils to present 4-act comedy once upon a clothesline the four act comedy once upon a clothesline will be presented by sixth seventh and eighth Grade students of the Sioux Center Christian school at the Dort College classroom auditorium room c-160 at 8 . On Friday and sat urday March 8 and 9. The play creates a hilarious fantasy world out of its insect characters which include spiders and crickets. Advance tickets May be obtained by calling mrs. Merle Kredit at the production credit association office. So so &-�2s wow .-.-,Faber buys building plans remodelling Center township 1974 combined a peal contributions totalled $1,146.00. The 3rd Street . Brick Structure pictured at right housing the elite Barbershop and the reformat Lonal dug out has been purchased by Ken Faber owner and operator of elite Barbershop from Melvin Schouten and the building is soon to undergo extensive remodelling. The West half 10 x 22 it of the front Section after a additional front door and a partition is installed will be leased to Devries photo and electronics of Sioux Center for display of that company s line of Sylvania television and stereo equipment. Devries photo and electronics is owned and operated by Jay Devries who presently has a Sylvania sales and department in the basement of his Home on South main Avenue. The company s full time service Mana solicitors were mrs. Orin Franke John j. Ger is Degroot 20, an honors Grade Kosters Lawrence Mouw mrs. Allan Sneller ate of Western Iowa technical school in mrs. Gerald Davelaar mrs. Minnie Byl her Sioux City who has had approximately Man Vollink William Taylor and mrs. De two years on the Job service experience Zommer Mand. And who will be servicing All makes of the receipts will be shared by eight or television and stereo. He is a certified a animations that Are largely dependent upon electronics technician and was employed Public donations for support. These Are for several months by the radio and to american cancer society Sioux county Center in Hull prior to heading up the retarded children s assn., american red Devries service department about three Cross Iowa children s Home Iowa society months ago. Or. Degroot is married to for crippled children and adults Florence the former Bonnie Kuiken daughter of Crittenton Home March of dimes and Hope or. And mrs. Harold Kuiken and they re Haven. Welcome Appeal nets total of $1,241.50 the 1974 Welcome township combined Appeal fund drive which was held february 18 through 23, netted a total of $1,241.50. Solicitors who went from door to door this year were or. And mrs. George Bierma or. And mrs. Karl Beyer or. And mrs Gerald Den Herder or. And mrs. Siebren Osinga or. And mrs Arle Colenbrander and or. And mrs. Kenneth Franken. Chairmen for this year were or. And mrs. Glen Vermeer vice chairmen were or. And mrs. Kenneth Faber treasurer mrs. Cornie Schelling and Secretary mrs. Edward t. Jansen. Weeks weather report Date february 27 february 28 March 1 March 2 March 3 March 4 March 5 57 60 74 73 51 61 24 22 33 34 34 22. .00 .00 .00 .00 .00 total precipitation in Hull. Devries will also be leasing other space in the elite building a 22 x 22 it. Area be Hind the display room and the Barbershop continued on Back Page citizens club in Community Friday All men and women of the Community 60 years of age and up interested in the formation of a full fledged and Active senior citizens club Here Are urged to at tend an organizational meeting which will be held at the municipal building base ment Here at 2 . Friday March 8. Some of the activities and social functions which the members of such a club could participate in on a regular basis will be discussed at the meeting and if in Terest warrants a club will be formally organized and officers elected and commit tees appointed. Coffee and cookies will be served at the close of the Friday meeting. Elite Barbershop building on 3rd Street . Dick Degroot at left and Jay Devries

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