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Sioux Center News (Newspaper) - March 31, 1955, Sioux Center, Iowa Ive got a pair of hip boots in the basement that i wish were Sev eral sizes if they were id strap my children into them occasionally and let them Wade in the deepest puddles they can it would be fun to watch the kids enjoying themselves and it would be satisfying to know that they were it getting in sure i dont know what it is about water that holds such a great attraction for but attractive it is and it is almost impossible to keep the water and the youngsters at the end of a few hours of play on a Day like monday or the child Ren and the water have not Only met but Treyve it would be Good if Only their feet got to be an understanding of one has to think Back a few years to the time you also came Home with wet feet and Muddy i remember my Moth ers when rubbers and overshoes didst keep my feet she finally decided a new pair of rubber boots was what i they were new red rubber ail the Way to my rough soles that were sup posed to keep me from and brass eyelets near the top so that they could be Hung i was proud of them and could hardly wait to try them ankle deep puddles that had been exciting with rubbers were no Challenge at All for my new rubber so i looked for deeper and found the first one i found seemed about twelve fourteen inches of water brought the line to within an Inch of the brass eyelets on the Side of my but i was still so i ventured out still another step put the water line within an eighth of an Inch of flowing through the brass eyelet on my left but when i tried to bring my right Boot Forward my left foot Sank deeper into the mud at the Bottom of the Pond and i began to feel the icy water flow ing into my left this alarmed me and i lurched and in so doing my right Boot slipped on a piece of ice at the Bottom of the Pond and Down i went into the ice cold it was a Quick plunge and a horrible but i was on my feet again in less time than it takes to Tell about it and managed to get Back to dry i emptied a half Gal Lon of water from Boot and hustled less than 15 minutes after leaving the House in my new i dont remember what my Mother whatever it it didst impress me As much As that dunking in the icy what my Mother must have Learned from the experience was that rubber boots Are More Likely to get a boys feet or the whole boy wet than a pair of Low i dont remember of Ever slipping and dunking myself but those boots were filled with water time and again before i eventually out grew they just we rent High Robins Are a Brave Ive kept an Eye on the one that has been in our Back Yard these past two weeks and marvelled at How he got along in the wintry even on the worst Days last week he seemed to find some thing to eat under the grape vines Ana he bravely stayed that Bird provided real Hope when it seemed that Spring had slipped a i envy the Farmer but certainly not when he has to arrange his work schedule Accord ing to the a season like this one must Wear a Farmers patience pretty if the present red Cross Roll drive fails to reach its quota this year it will be the first time in Many years that that has Hap usually Soux Center people through generously for this and the quota is always Over theres still time to leave your donation at the Bank or at the town clerks i know a couple of local Fisher men who can hardly wait to get their lines the other Day they drove up to see How the ice was holding on the lakes and came Back a Little another few like and be ready to push the ice away from Shore to make a place for their its hard to keep a real Fisherman Down when the Sun pours Forth on a Spring somebody at the Post office slipped up the other night and old flew until Only the nations capital is the Flag supposed to Fly 24 hours a at other places it should be brought Down at in Arlene Schuiteman arrives in Africa and John Schuit Eman received a Telegram late Friday evening informing them of the Safe arrival of their who is now in her address now is miss Arlene Schuiteman american Nasir via Anglo egyptian font volume 64 number 6 Center of Sioux Iowa official City and county newspaper March 1955 red Cross drive lagging in county As deadline nears support urged with nearly still to come in before Sioux centers quota is Rich red Cross said yesterday that the 1955 drive has been Many More donations will have to be received in the next few Days if the Community is to maintain its Good Dick publicity chairman for the red said yesterday that the drive is lagging in other communities also and she expressed concern about the she pointed out that the quo which Are arrived at on the basis of Are not Large and that if everyone helps no Community should fail to reach its the drive is in its final phase this anyone who has not turned in a contribution should do 1st locally they May be left at the first National Bank or at the town clerks below is a list of reports from townships in the county up to Capel Center East Orange Floyd Grant Holland Lincoln Lynn Nassau Plato Reading Rock Sheridan Sherman Sioux Welcome West Branch town reports i together with Are listed As follows town Alton Boyden Granville Hospers Hull Ireton Maurice Rock Valley Sioux Center Orange City quota Recd to Date 3 teams eliminated in 4h tournament at Boyden tuesday tuesdays winners in the county 4h basketball tournament at Boyden were Grant livestock growers Over the Reading rough Welcome workers Over Center 3412 and the Capel propellers Over the Holland windmills in a close yesterday the Western g6 getters played the Plato plug the livestock growers met the Sioux and the Welcome workers met the Washington eager the results of these games were not known by press time last the semifinals will be played this evening and the Consola Tion and finalist contests will come tomorrow College House brings at auction the House standing on the mid West Junior College grounds was sold at auction saturday to Peter the which will be moved off the brought the Hans Faber was county needy to receive surplus foods tomorrow several thousand pounds of sur plus foods were divided this week for distribution to needy Sioux county residents it was announced tuesday by Willa county welfare worker at Orange the distribution will be made by the county supervisors All Day Reiniger said those slated to receive food parcels in clude unemployed who Are receiving assistance and borderline cases where the family income is barely Large enough to meet the family needs food received from the govern ment for distribution includes but powdered Short Lima Beans and a total of 1700 pounds of Beans and 1400 pounds of Rice were packaged in two Pound bags for distribution this is the second allotment of food surpluses received for such disposal this the other was distributed in 75 attend legion birthday potluck members of Doornink Bruns Ting Post of the american legion and their wives As Well As members of the legion auxiliary and their husbands were entertained at a pot Luck supper tuesday at the legion Hall in Honor of the legions 36th this is a custom that has been followed annually for the past several with the la Dies of the auxiliary hosting the veterans after the supper which was attended by about 75 the remainder of the evening was spent playing table Donald Brommer was chairman of the committee which arranged the birthday she was assisted by Jack Dan de Ruy Ter and Sam former ministers wife Dies in Canada friends Here received word of the death of Dykstra who passed away sunday March 20 at her Home at funeral services were held at Jarvis on tuesday afternoon and the body was then taken to where fun eral services were held and burial took place at the Zee land Dykstra was pastor at the local first Christian re formed Church from 1929 to besides her Dykstra is survived by six Chil All of whom Are married with the exception of the youngest Ron Juffer placed on Allstate first team three other indians get honors Sioux centers Ron Juffer was named to the Allstate first team chosen by the Iowa daily press association and three other Warrior cagers were Given honorable mention saturday when the choices were this was the second year Juffer received Allstate players getting honorable men Tion were Dick Dar Rell Beernink and John Van Ries other Cage men listed in this same selection were Dave be first team Wayne de third team and Don fourth who missed one Complete game during the season because of scored 593 Points Dur ing the year and has a career total of Juffer want ranked quite so High in Jack norths Allstate choices in the Des Moines sunday North named him to the sixth placed gun ther on the first string and de Jager on the Kraayenbrink and Van Riessen were named to norths Honor As was Wolfswinkel of Jack norths choices were made following the state tournament at Des while the Iowa daily press association listing was made up before the state tournament was Joan the elected Queen of Tulip festival Joan the Orange City High school senior and the daughter of county attorney and Henry the saturday night was elected the Queen of the 1955 Tulip Festi Val May Tepaske recently was appointed vice Consul in the local dutch Community for the Netherlands and will have the added Honor of crowning his daughter Queen at the the Queens also elected by popular Are the following Janice Audrey Kay Shirley Van Janice Mary de and Myrna Schale the judges at the election saturday were Vander Chester Vanpeursem and Joe Clarey tells How to avoid Floyd dam system Sioux county Farmers were advised by Joe Extension area that the Best alternative to a system of flood control dams proposed by the army engineers is a hustled up soil and water conservation pro Gram on the farms along the Floyd River and tributary speaking to about 35 Farmers in the town Hall at Orange Fri Day Clarey said the prob Lem was pretty much up to the if they dont try to hold the water on the some sys tem of dams May have to be con he said the army engineers study recommends 28 dams to be built in this and these dams would vary in size from 80 acres to 200 acres of water hold Back this would mean that hundreds of acres in Sioux county would be under water after severe rain this is the same message Joe Clarey put across at the Hospers meeting thursday and at other recent meetings in the he stressed the need for individual action by a stepped up conservation program on every farm in the Floyd vocal festival attracts crowd including nearly persons attended the county vocal music festival at the new school auditorium Friday it was the first time the new building was so All schools in the county participated and at the end of the eve Ning the mass chorus was directed by Herald Stark from the University of the huge chorus Sang five numbers Mercury up into 60s to set stage for Spring work the Mercury climbed above the 65 degree Mark yesterday after noon to set the stage for Spring and help the few remaining Snow Banks to the Long awaited warm spell followed a cold wave that showed a Reading As Low As 1 below last Friday a possible record for March 25 in Sioux a warm Sun shone monday and the wind shifted to the tuesday was Cloudy but while yesterday brought everything a late March Day could a Bright and warm Sun and Balmy practically All Snow had disappeared by late yesterday Farmers this week were busily preparing to get into their Fields and the work was expected to get underway by late this week if the weather continued Western students get speech ratings miss Elizabeth Van Tol of Doon and miss Marie Nubbe link of Orange students at Western Christian High at received i ratings at the District speech contest at Deni last miss Barbara Wassenaar of Sioux Center also a student at West received a ii rating in radio Gerrit Roze Boom and miss Henrietta Tenharmsel accompanied the the girls receiving i ratings will represent the school in the state contest at on april retarded childrens group will meet the next meeting of the association for retarded children will be held in Hart Ley the evening of april beginning at 8 it will be held in the school lunch room which is a White building at the Northwest Corner of the school to arrive at the school go three blocks East of the signal in Germany Avin de son of and Al de Vries of Sioux was expected to arrive in Germany sometime this week alter a journey by boat across the he sailed March after entering the army in de Vries received his Basic training at fort and was Given eight weeks of advanced training with the med ical corps at fort Sam special Bond election called in Sioux Center for april 22 six youths called for draft april 13 six Sioux county youths have been ordered to report for Induc Tion into the armed forces april according to an announcement from the draft Board of tick in or Ange included is one from Sioux Cen Ter and two from Rock scheduled to leave at 0 arc Marvin Wissink of Sioux Robert Vande a card and William Langstraat of Rock Lamb Ert Mouw of Orange Jay Van oort of Hospers and John Schnec of voters to consider major waterworks project to meet greatly increased demands see need for Sioux Center voters will Honvo to decide by april 22 what they want to do about improving the towns waterworks so As to provide an ample Supply of water for business places and institutions Baptist Church to Host 3day Fellowship in april the first Baptist Church of Sioux Center will be the Host Church for the 20th annual Fellowship of the Iowa Nebraska association of regular Baptist churches april it was announced this week by ministers from Baptist churches in Many Iowa and Nebraska communities will be present for the session and Many women of the Church will be Here for the Wom ens Fellowship april some of the speakers will be Rev Carl Elgena of pcs Bob Forest and Henry Ketcham of water present thursday morning for the missionary hour will be de Neui of the theme of the conference is the gospel of Grace at work in the life of the the Mot to is galatians who gave himself for our sins that he might deliver us from the present evil according to the will of god and our registration will begin at on april the first exposition on galatians will be at and will be brought by Arthur Wool the entire Book of galatians will be covered in an expository Way during the three Community Hospital news and Martin Raak of Orange City arc the parents of a daughter Sandra Kaye born on the both released on the Klaas Ericssen of Rock Valley was admitted As a medical patient on the Minnie Bowen of Maur ice was admitted As a medical patient on the Dale Kraal of Hull was admitted As a surgical patient on the 29th and was released the same Henry Mulder was admitted As a medical patient on the Brantsen was admitted As a medical patient on the Kenneth son of and Lawrence Vander Berg was admitted As a surgical patient on the and Robert Jor Dan of Ireton Are the parents of a daughter born on the and Nick Popovich Are the parents of a daughter born on the Lack of Muffler costs trucker failing to have a Muffler his truck Cost Herman Klein of Sioux Center and costs when he appeared before Justice Martin Kuiken he was stopped by patrolman Haze near Drake band concert Well attended All available chairs and the bleachers were the Drake University band concert Here yesterday the crowd was somewhat larger than had been expected for an afternoon students Froni several towns in this area came by bus for the con those attending reported the program was while the new school auditorium was not completed for the the band concert had been scheduled when it was not known that the building project would be despite the inconvenience of an unfinished How the crowd was pleased with the bands county Board sets Rock Valley Street paving Job going Sioux Board of supervisors held a Shorf session last week when papers were signed for the proposed Rock Valley main Street this Street is a continuation of a farm to Market Road and the county share of the project is Booth Olson were Low bidders and received the while Beull Winter received the Engin erring both firms Are from Sioux Center Pioneer heart attack retired newspaper editor and last surviving Mem Ber of a Pioneer Sioux Center farm family that came to the county in died in his sleep Early tuesday morning at his Home in Orange he Wai 83 years Dykstra suffered a Harl attack during the Winter Anc was stricken again shortly be fore his at his own Funera services will to held at the first reformed Church Here at with h Colenbrander and Leroy Nattress in burial will be in the Sioux Center Community and his six oldest sons will serve As pall arrangements will be under the direction of the Van Etten funeral Homo of Orange a brother of the late Agnes Tepaske of Sioux Cen Dykstra was known by Many for his unconventional conduct and Brilliant he frequently kept classical ministerial appointments oven in recent years by peddling to and from towns in this area on a sometimes even in the Middle of a Man who spoke and understood More than a dozen foreign phrases were often As much his tools in speaking and writing continued on Back Page storage no longer a problem Sioux gallon water Previti storage for water under Normal but hat Lumrer Days coming just dont allow though time for milling the pm Avoir and gallon town water Ptak Contemp ton last Tum mar was at hit rate of 376 while water systems salivary capacity from the Walls if but Watn 1j9 and a Council atm bars Baliva the Only alternative to Lay a naw Pipa Una to and to add another unit in Iron removal Plant hound in building at completed about ii ago to a for Ney n the Small groups and soloists to compete at Odebolt Friday vocal and instrumental Small groups and soloists from the Sioux Center High school will enter the contest at Odebolt Friday and sat urday this when class c schools from this area will be rep Sioux Center will have 32 in some of vocal earned the right to go after win Ning out in an elimination contest earlier this others will be entering Competition for the first Leo Sandgren Here next week Leo Sandgren will speak at the first Baptist Church monday april beginning at 45 the former radio minister and traveler will preach each evening next his topics arc listed in an and appearing on an inside Page of this weeks the Public is invited to attend these Jerry Sandbulte wins Cage letter Jerry son of and Joe Sioux has won a major letter As a Mem her of the Iowa state basketball team during the past who had already won two major letters at is a freshman in veterinary Medicine Here at Iowa he played guard for the a former Allstar while in High Jerry earned 6 letters in basketball and baseball at Sioux he captained the 1951 basketball Middleburg Church program is planned the mens chorus and brotherhood of the Middleburg first reformed Church will sponsor n musical program at the Church sunday april beginning at a Short message will be presented by Martin Hockman Oil the Public is cordially invited to West mar College to present creation the West mar department at College music be will present the an Ora Torio by Joseph on Palm sunday april at 8 in the be Mars Central High school the 110 voice chorus is under the direction of Larry the town Council Lias called a special election on april when the towns citizens will go to the polls to Okay or reject a proposal for the issuance of up to in Bonds for the purpose of meeting the expense of making major improvements in the water works if the voters pass on the pro a new eight Inch pipe Lino will be Laid to the town Well site Miles cast of Here and other major improvements will be the proposed new pipe line would have More than double the Capa City of the present six Inch pipe line and would allow for continuous service to the town even while one of the lines is being cleaned engineers study the present water pipe Lino from the Wells is believed to be heavily caked with deposits and not carrying water at its original rated it is estimated that As much As two inches of Mineral deposits have built up on the inner surfaces of the engineers who have studied the problem say that it would be impossible to clean the pipe out without interrupting service for an extended period of while the town Council has been reluctant to ask the voters to pro vide the Means with which to make these members agree that there seems to be no other engineers who were hired to make a Thor Ough study of the waterworks in recent months have recommended an additional pipe line As the most practical and permanent growth rapid the rapid growth of the town in recent years plus the greater de Mand for water by All users has increased water consumption nearly 558 per cent in the last 20 More than three times As Many water users Are using Over five times As much water As in there were 651 water users on the lines in 1954 As compared with 200 in two years after the pipe line was put in annual water sales during this same per Iod of time increased from to according to records in the town clerks exactly 100 new water custom ers have been added in the last five Council members Are of the opinion that this constant growth will continue at least for the next few years and that the de Mand for More water by All pres ent customers will grow As time goes present equipment will not meet this constant in the opinion of the and a critical situation now according to a letter mailed to All water users this the town Council Hopes to avoid in creasing water rates and would like to finance the improvements on a Long term a Bond is sue is believed to be the cheapest and most desirable Way to provide the funds for the proposed pro Gary Kempers faces 2 year army hitch after completing veterinary med course Gary son of and Gerrit Kempers of 119 fourth Sioux will graduate from Iowa state College in june with his doctor of veterinary Medicine before he can Start his Gen eral Gary has two years committed to the he will be commissioned a first lieutenant in the veterinary corps of the army on graduation evening and will then serve for two years on Active a 1948 graduate of the Sioux Center High Gary was Active in musical me was a a member of mixed chorus and the mens glee As a to won the school citizenship he received Scholastic recognition and was Active also in he attended Central College in Pella for two years before he came to Iowa state he enrolled in veterinary medi Cine at Iowa state in As a he is taking courses in clinics where to is assigned animal patients and treats them under the students to assist in Addi Tion to the daily work in the he is also enrolled in classes in Dairy meat infectious military and a professional orientation supervision of staff he has two Junior Gary is fraternity member of acacia Campus and has been vice president of the pledge class and treasurer of the fraternity As an he is a member of the Junior american veterinary a member medical of the Stalf of Tho Iowa state a member of Westminster Fellowship the festival chorus and Tho Iowa state to also Sang in Tho presbyterian at was Active choir and Central to in Chapel Tho Young mens Christian to has had a Par time wailing tables to defray Job his College As a Mem Ber of the advanced military to has received about a month for the past two during the summer of he attended the military summer Camp with other veterinarians at fort Sam accidents in county there were 312 traffic accidents in Sioux county in costing

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