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Sioux Center News (Newspaper) - May 5, 1955, Sioux Center, Iowa Volume 44 number 11 Cinter of Sioux Iowa a trite official City and county newspaper May 1955 heavy late april showers helped to make up the deficit Tor the year and gave pastures and newly planted Grain Good growing partly Cloudy skies and mod Erate to Strong dried even the and there were few farms that didst have much of the plow ing done and some of the Corn conditions of the past ten Days have been generally favourable for Corn and Many Farmers could hardly re Sist Rushing the season a time works changes in every when i was a boy May signalled the beginning of the Bare foot it was the time of the year when shoes became hot and uncomfortable on our feet and we begged to take them off and run around my Mother May have been a Little More mod Ern than some mothers of that because we could never get around the Rule that we had to Wear shoes to other children padded into class with dust and mud Between their toes easy and not our shoes stayed on our feet until after life was less Complex in those i remember boys in my class that wore Only a patched Overall and a thin Blue shirt to school in nobody was offended by their dirty feet and Long shaggy nobody was shocked when they picked up a dropped Pencil stub in the by grasping it off the floor be tween their some of these boys came from Large and going Barefoot meant an important saving in shoe leather five or six months out of the you dont see that going Barefoot in the summer provided a variety of touch sensations that cant be duplicated in any other the feel of the morning Dew on the for in soft Fine mud oozing up Between your toes in a depression where rain water of the Day before had evaporated or drained Sharp Points on a cinder a feet full of Thistle uncomfortable surprises on a Chicken Fine Sand to trod a hot meet sidewalk on a summer an Iron grate Over a window a smooth tile floor in a Bank lob the warm Iron rails at rail Road the splinter boards on a the Cool soil of a new turned Furrow these touch sensations were in almost every Childs life a generation or two they came with going two girls in the Lawrence Sleeker family watched a very unusual spectacle the other they saw a huge coloured Moth Chew its Way out of its Corn planting underway on farms in Sioux county Sioux county Farmers began planting Corn this weekly temperatures that reached into the bos each Farmers in All areas found the ground in Fine condition after receiving nearly four inches of rain within a winds each Day Low lands for by yesterday Fredlander Hamto head Northwest experimental Assn Fred Vanderham of was elected As president Northwest association meeting held at Primghar Fri Vanderham was selected to be the first president of the permanent experimental farm Obrien the temporary officers named Ireton of the Iowa experimental at organization 4h boys selected for state Camps Carl Van Marel of the Holland windmills club and Paul Den Herder of the Western go getters 4h boys club have been selected for leadership Camp and Conser vation some selecting for leadership Camp remains to be done on the state level with candidates from All counties in the state competing for these Camps will be held this summer at the state 4h Camp near Kermit county president of other Kloppenburg had served Vul to v Ruth and Cornelia picked up a big Green worm on a stick last placed it in a fruit Jar and watched it spin its All Winter it rested in the Jar in the Kitchen at the Bleeker then one Day this week they noticed the head of the the full grown Moth crawled out and was ready to Fly tag sewed in the Collar of the old mans shirt finally provided sheriff Harry Dykstra with a clue to the identity of the fellow who was on his Way to the other Side of the Pond last the tag indicated that the Man was from the state mental Hospital at yank a Check with authorities there revealed that he had strayed away after being in the institution since How he got to Sioux county no one Foster Parent of so Many wild this week Gene newel is feeding four baby squirrels 4 handed Over to him by Edge Vel de believes the Mother May have been run Over by a car and the Little orphans were left with out genes feeding them with an Eye Dropper and will give the Otto the state wild life exhibit in a few More the Conser vation officer says its illegal to make pets of squirrels and keep them penned he wants to be notified if anyone finds orphan i members of the veterans of foreign wars Post Here deserve Praise and i for the Way they Are going about getting their Bowling Alley building built in spite of Money right now they can use several Good sized donations and lots of Small ones to help keep the building As a recreation the Bowling Alley will be a Fine addition to the Lawrence achterhof named scout and Del Tepaske and and accompanied by Vernon Mouw and Ronald attended the annual a Prairie Gold Council meeting of the boy scouts of America sunday at fort Lawrence achterhof was named Council advancement chairman for the Prairie Gold were Fred Jarrott of Vic president John county Extension director of Obrien Secretary and Paul Collins of Lyon Irwin Vermeer of Sioux Cen Ter was reelected As the other director from Sioux county on the town storage under construction a new storage building that will House practically All Muni Cipal utilities equipment and supplies was started last week North of the municipal Light it is being erected by a de Stigter Brothers the Concrete Block building will measure 40 by 84 feet and will have a Flat deck the Structure will Cost approximately neighbors assist Joe Van Oekels a group of neighbors gathered at the Joe Vanroekel farm on wednesday of last week to assist Vanroekel with the Field As he had been in with pleurisy for a number of doing the work were Kennie Leroy Van Barney John Plantage i Henry indians play Hull Western in finals Here on Friday Sioux Center and Western Chris Tian of Hull will meet in the sectional baseball finals Here Sioux Center reached the finals y defeating in six innings monday and by trouncing in three innings yes erday having drawn a Bye in the first Western Christian squeezed past Rock Valley to ind their Way into the finals the indians had easy going in both they got 10 hits rom Brunk and Vande the Monarch and collected 12 hits in the three trips o the plate against Beer Nink knocked out a Homer and go free hits in four trips to Bat yes Rock Valley got by monday but failed to get the Edge in seven innings Over 180 at annual beef banquet Leslie head of the animal husbandry depart ment of Iowa state was the main speaker at the Sioux county beef which was held at he emphasized the production is the important thing in raising it was brought out by Johnson that the Good appearance of an animal Doest necessarily mean that the animal will make Good Ray Switzer of the Sioux City radio served As master of awards in the guessing con test went to August Oelrich of Sheldon and Norb entertainment was furnished by Sandra Carol Ahlers and Linda the banquet for Over 180 was served by members of the Joseph Guild at youth assistant is named to county James Weiss of charter Oak who will graduate from Iowa state College this term has been hired by Iowa stat College and the Sioux count farm Bureau As youth assist ant in the he will be Gin his duties on june Man with toy gun robs Boyden Bank of saved Cash we Lmont bed to Bank Teller town talking to sheriff Harry and state Highway patrolman in the photo was credited with using leveral Hundred Dourt by the Bollt into Beket when the robber earlier in the Tho had to of then windows and cubed e personal Check for for Telephone the robbers Nemo was found on the Check when us enforcement officers begin their investigation of the Over 500 attend College Cornerstone ceremony Here mayor gives Welcome than 500 persons attended the Cornerstone laying ceremony for the Midwest Christian Junior College Here tuesday evening and watched Arnold christians of Lay the Stone in christians is president he College Many of those College qualification test will be Given applicants May 19 Young selective men who missed service systems the col lege qualification tests of and april for reasons beyond their will have an Opportunity to arrange for a special test that will be Given May according to the draft Board office in Orange these youths must make special application for admission the and these applications will have to be in by May 9 old admission tickets will not be necessary application forms should be obtained the local Board at Orange City As soon As possible and under no circumstances later than May 9 arrives in Hawaii army John Clever son of and Fred Sioux recently arrived in Hawaii and is now a member of the 25th infantry the Tropic lightning division is continuing its Post truce training pro Gram using valuable experience gained in Holtrop will again head Ball league at the annual softball meet ing held Sam hol trop was reelected president and Harold Kaemingk was re elected the Board members include Marv the Rich Van done Al Tom Van Holland and Harold a representative from each two new teams were represented at the meeting and both were granted Entrance into the they Are Hull and Rock which raises the num Ber of teams in the league t with a possibility of a sixth team organizing before the plan Fellowship supper a Fellowship sponsored by the missionary Guild of the first reformed Church will be served tothe Public in the Church basement tuesday May serving begins at five Oclock and a free will offering will be re the menu consists of oys vegetable or Chicken tavern or Chicken Choice of different fruit cof fee and come and enjoy your supper in the newly remodeler sunday school he bake Sale the Golden hour Circle of the first Christian reformed Church will hold a bake Sale at Peters store on Hay begin Ning at 1 us season gets May has set As clean up night been at the Diamond and everyone interested in softball is asked to b there to help get the Diamond in shape for the coming season which should get underway in the latter part of this month further announcements will appear in the Lancer letters go to All Homes in Sioux Center letters to hundreds of Sioux Center residents went out this week asking for support of the 955 cancer Orville crusade org d everyone to make a donation o this worthwhile it is Only through the Dona ions of millions of americans hat the american cancer so Ilcy can continue its program of research and cancer Cauca Kuiken cited the goal of n Sioux Center and asked hat everyone leave a donation at the first National Bank join hands with he lets do for cancer what was done for attending the event came from the immediate Vicinity of Sioux but ther were also representatives from Toth neighbouring states and a numer of other mayor tech spoke in behalf of the Community expressed a sincere Welcome to the groups that Are founding the he said Sioux Center was glad to have the new institution established Here and that he knew hat the Community would Bene fit also giving an address was Carl Toeset of Vander Ark of Sanborn gave the invocation and Hulst of the scripture Vanschouwen read the Finan Cial report and Ribbens of Rock Valley repeated the closing visitors to the grounds had an Opportunity to see the Walls of the new building gradually taking shape and the ground cleared in the front for Board of review to make scout awards tonight the Sioux Center boy scout Board of review will make awards to eligible scouts this evening at the scout hut in the Park at it was announced today by scoutmaster Vernon scouts will meet at 7 a half hour before the awards neckerchief slides will be Dis played and prizes will be awarded for the Best individual if the weather is the Board of review will be held out of Mouw and he urges parents and oth ers attending to bring blankets or pillows to sit the Cere Mony is open to the music students to enter state contest at Rolf e saturday Northwest Iowa class c including Sioux will participate in the state Large groups music contest at groups going from Here in clude the girls and boys glee mixed chorus and the concert vocal numbers will be under the direction of miss Shirleyn Nystedt and the band will be directed by Bert deputies pick up dumb robber in Western South Dakota less than 12 hours after his get away a Man who was described by sheriff Harry Dykstra tuesday As a pretty dumb Bank robber got All the Way to Friday night before he was picked with in Bills that he took from the Farmers savings Bank of Boyden that he was Paul Willard a storm Lake used car who pulled Back his coat and showed a gun in the Boyden Bank at about and ordered in Shier Henry Van Houtos to fill two paper bags with wearing Only a pair of dark glasses to disguise Dunn did just about everything wrong before robbing the he loitered around Boyden Sev eral hours before the robbery and even signed his name to a Check which he cashed at the Bank be fore the robbery and asked for Telephone 1955 Mercury he made his getaway in a 1955 Mercury in which he had a Black dog that was seen by some of Tho it was the dog that provided the clue for two rapid City deputies who were on their Way Back from the officers had heard the description of the robber broadcast from the Sioux county sheriffs office and had Tho plow 18 acres at Sam punt farm expressions of sincere appreciation were made this week by and Sam punt after six per sons slowed 18 acres of ground monday at the punt punt fractured his leg last week while working with Straw and is still hospitalized at the local it took Only two hours and 40 minuses for Harold and Eugene Henry punt and his son Gerrit punt and Gerard Zeutenhorst to plow the 18 acre Field monday dates set for daily vacation Bible school in Center the Dally vacation Bible school for preschool children through eighth Grade is scheduled to begin May 26 and will close june pre school children Are those who will begin school next the annual Bible school will again be sponsored by the Iota Sigma and will be directed by wll Nina Eppink and Evelyn Darlene Roelofs gets scholarship at state College Darlene freshman at Junior College and daughter of and Dave Roelofs of Sioux was one of 68 students in Iowa who have been awarded Merit scholarships from Iowa state it week by miss Roelofs with was announced College officials last at is entitled to awarded at the beginning of the fall Quarter and similar amounts at the Winter and Spring quarters if she maintains satisfactory Grade Point Merit scholarships Are financed through College appropriations and Are awarded on the basis of Superior Scholastic need of financial assistance and Good Christian school 8th graders have Outing eighth Grade pupils of the local Christian school enjoyed a Days Outing on tuesday by spending the Day at Sioux the group had their dinner at the and places of interest they visited included the Morrell packing ferns ice Cream the police the the Parks and the Argus the pupils were accompanied by their by Vanweelden and by two of the Gerrit Schut and John vocational projects were getting final licks last by in ill High school like Roger Hof and George who Ere completing feed lot of Velu Eble training at the neiling on feed roof Ere Vernon reek and Phil pin Allen and Lon Leen on Wagon Box completed by up per with the two fresh men Paul by the news Ireton girl gives recital tuesday Joann Vander a Junior at Morningside College and the daughter of and Frank Vander Feen of presented a piano recital in the recital Hall of the conservatory of music at Morningside tues Day Herman Pas Tor of the reformed Church Ai has received a Cal from the Board of Domestic missions to serve the Church at recognize Fred Aue at Bankers meeting at a meeting of the Sioux county Bankers association in or Ange City last Fred Aue was presented a pen and Pencil set in recognition of his 50 years of banking ten youths slated for draft May 1 1 ten Sioux county youths will leave at 6 May 11 for induction into the armed it was announced this week by the draft Board office in or Ange none of those scheduled to go have Sioux Center the Young men Are listed As follows Jay Van oof and Clarence Pennings of Orange City Don Ald Vande Duane Van Wye and Wayne Van Wye of Ireton Marvin Vande Simon Van Beek and Boon of Rock Valley Brown of Inwood and Vande Brake of Elmer Paul Grant Lane Bruinsma named Vic president of league will manage local club again Lane who will manage the Sioux Center baseball team again this was elected Vic president of the Northwest Iowa baseball league last week when a meeting was held in town wednesday ten teams will be in the league this year and the first scheduled games Are tentatively set for june other officers elected wednes a were Jim monday of president Ray Van Pelt of Orange and Ken Bonthuis of Sioux promotion and publicity Orange rom sen and Paullina arc new league joining returning clubs from Sioux Rock Sheldon and which would have been defending Champion be Mars and have dropped from the defending play offs Champion is the Rock Valley first half of the leagues season will end june with aug ust 19 the end of the the Sioux Center Well balanced this year with younger had their first workout monday night and will practice a gain tomorrow according to a tentative sched the locals will meet their first Here memorial Day local auxiliary to observe National Day May 12 the Sioux Center Hospital auxiliary will hold o Silver Tea meeting in the town Hall basement on National Hospital May at ver Hoef Wilt have charge of the devotions and Virginia Oliver will favor the group with a vocal a film on nursing will be an important business meeting will be held so it is hoped that there will be a Large hostesses for the meeting will be Wilmer Lester Gor Don Den Herder and Johanna i a Short distance from where the robber was finally apprehended without putting up any resistance shortly after mid Dean was arraigned at rapid City saturday afternoon on a fed eral warrant for Bank All of the Money taken from the boy Den Bank was it was found in a paper sack under the front seat of Deans uus Cip gun Dean told sheriff Glenn bust of rapid City he used a 19cent Cap gun bought at in the his capture came about 11 hours after the i took three Days to get up the Dean told sheriff four friends loaned me apiece to keep my business i needed the Money to keep from going Dean said he stopped at the Tav Ern in Cottonwood when he be came thirsty and was unable to find a restaurant Dean said he drove three Miles West of Boyden on Highway 18 after the Friday then turned South onto a gravel Dean told the he threw out the toy a dark glasses and a jacket he used in the along this had worked on a farm in the and sold cars for various storm Lake dealers during the Summers and he recently opened a used car lot on Highway 71 in cast storm Dean told sheriff Harry Dreyer of storm Lake she had not seen her husband since last Mon she works at a hotel Coffee under sheriff Dreyer said Dean was under parole to him from 1948 to 1951 on a Clay county sentence for Selling mortgaged after the Federal Bank robbery charge was sheriff Best turn cd Over to Federal Bureau of investigation Fri agents a 9page statement obtained from the and the sheriff Dykstra said tuesday he didst know the present whereabouts of the captured robber whether he was being held in apr id City or had been taken to Sioux Falls but he knew Dean was still in Federal robbing a Bank is a Federal of sense and entering a Bank with intent to Rob is punishable under Iowa Law with a sentence of 10 years to for help the Bank robber made his in trance into the Bank by approach ing cashier Van Houte in a Back office and asked for help on an insurance Deal for a new Tho cashier and three other Bank pm Clifford Vander miss Norma Lagoo and miss Wilmina were alone in Tho Bank at the while he was talking to Van the Bandit pulled Back his coat and showed the gun and two paper lets get this bag he lie took the Money from the Cashiers Cage and from the Tell ers Cage of Vander and was approaching miss Kleyner Cage when the Bank Henry came to the front which was the robber went to the opened it and said to Call a doctor theres been a heart attack in he returned to miss who with Vander Wilt meanwhile had pushed much of their counter cur continued on Back Page

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