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Sioux Center News (Newspaper) - May 12, 1955, Sioux Center, Iowa Back in the Days before electricity produced the Power to run newspaper Many were run on in new York City a Century ago one steam engine Cap Able of producing 150 horsepower furnished the Energy to most of the cites important it was t located in a basement on Spruce connected with it was More than two Miles of shafting and one Shaft ran across Frankfort Street into the press room of the mail another across William Street to the new York Ledger a third ran off in another direction to serve a half dozen other printing by 1868 this old steam engine was furnishing Power to 125 newspaper and mag Azine some years ago when i first be Gan looking around for a newspaper to i visited a weekly Plant in Central South the Edi his wife and four children lived in a shanty attached to the rear of the building and every monday in the Winter time the family Wash was Hung on a rope network that was laced Back and Forth across the ceiling in the printing we never print on the editor looking out from behind his night shirt that was drying next to the we tried once and accidentally got a bed Sheet in the half of it wound around the Ink rollers and the other half was printed with the two inside pages 1 onit i a gasoline engine furnished the Al Power for this Fellows it was in a shelter outside the build ing and the Belt ran through the Wall to the the system worked All right in warm but when severe Winter cold Par i Al Zed the one lung Gas the newspaper sometimes want published until a Brief explanation of engine trouble on it the front Page seemed to satisfy the Many of whom were in no position to complain any 1 Way since they were several years behind on their this mans Plant was As out of Date As Button and so was i his subscription he had peo pie on the list that had been dead a nearly 20 we keep sending the he be to cause we know the relatives read i it and they would get pretty mad if we stopped the paper just be cause the old Man he Seveiri i de confident that they would be i in to pay up some of i the subscribers were still paying for Thel subscriptions with t potatoes or the editor had 3 several baskets of farm produce to show that times were getting this was in not of Long ago i read that the paper if finally folded its horse and buggy existence didst carry it very far into the second half of the twentieth i Coffee drinkers can look for j lower Coffee prices in the months i a bigger crop is expected in the largest Coffee producing country in the 1 if you Haven made your contribution to the local cancer i you still have time to get it do nations Are being received at the j Bank again this i speaking of the vow Bowling Alley Here is being erected with donated for the most and the vets have put up a j sign at the site to invite others to j w that a rather Large build ing and its going to take quite a few thousand dollars to pay for your help will be a feature article in the Sioux City journals farm weekly this 4 week devoted attention to Floyd i Valley conservation Fea tured in the cover picture was Irwin Vermeer of Sioux i h who was shown putting in terraces with tractor and As the article brings hundreds of Sioux county Farmers will be Multi i rating on the contour this year i and More and More Are joining y the ranks of soil and water savers month by Pride in neat farm terraces is fast replacing the Pride once shown in straight fur volume m number t2 Cinter of Sioux official City and county newspaper May 195s local school visit at Western the local Christian school eighth Grade class were guests at Western Christian High school in Hull yesterday when a special program was arranged for them and other eighth Grad ers from Christian schools in this they visited classes in the morning and attended a special Assembly program in the after noon at which the band and choirs later in the afternoon there was softball for the boys and Volley Ball for the bake Sale a Sale of baked goods has been scheduled american legion auxiliary for beginning at 1 homemade breads and pastries will be on Sale at the ver Hoe Chevrolet garage throughout the with volunteers from the auxiliary in l2c Cornerstone put in place Arnold Christiani of Edgar had fhe Honor of laying the count Ottono for the new mid wait Christian Junior College Lait at prot Dent of the he it shown placing the mortar Between the Ito net in the photo looking on it Kenneth in the Mason on the do Stigter Crew which has the contract for the new present plans Call for the completion of the protect by late by Bodnar Christian school will graduate largest class in history Here wednesday night the largest graduating class in the history of the Sioux Center Christian 21 will receive their diplomas at the 50th annual commencement exercise Here May the commencement program will be held in the first Christian reformed Church at 8 with pupils in All grades pays Fine on no charge Nelton Doornink of Sioux Center paid a Fine of and costs tuesday when he appeared before Justice Martin Kui Ken on a charge of failing to slow up or use caution for a flashing red Light at the scene of an he was summoned by Pat Rolman Vinson monday eve Gerritsma will play the processional and Elmer duster president of the will give the opening several songs and exercises by various classes will be Given before the presentation of the diplomas and bibles to then the eighth Grade pupils will sing fill thou my and the closing song will be Sung by the entire school c Hegeman will give the closing the program will be built a round the Christian Edu cation in the the and the the Public has been invited to the list of graduates includes the following Julene Lloyd Alvin Jay Elroy Joan Duane Brum Gerrit John de Vin cent de Margene Bernard James Arthur James Gerrit William Jenean Arthur Eunice Sharon Norman i for the fall Jeane Vande Diane mrs Walter Kinder full teacher staff hired for Christian school two added two new teachers have been hired to fill new positions and a third has been named to fill a vacancy in the Sioux Center Christian school it was announced this week by this completes the faculty appointments Glen and Bon Nie Lee the class colors Are Pink and White class fill thou my 0 lord my in every part with following the commencement exercises wednesday the school picnic is planned at the local Park for the following with a pot Luck dinner at non and sports in the there will be no school former Here will be honoured a former superintendent of schools in Sioux John will be honoured at Kala tomorrow night in recognition of his 39 years of serv ice at Western Michigan he has served As teacher of de registrar and Dean of and ministration registrar and has held numerous important jobs on the Hoekje began his teaching career in Sioux Center in 1906 and was Here until when he moved to Hoekje will retire this Garten will not taking her place will be miss Margaret presently a student at Northwestern Junior miss Verna Mae who has taught Here and miss Geraldine Schaper Are the other two miss Bonnema is presently completing her education at Calvin is miss whose Home is at these two teachers will be assigned to rooms that will be added at the school this assign ments Are As follows miss Block 1st miss Judene Kulper 2nd miss Bonnema 3rd Grade miss Hattie rens 4th miss Gertrude de Ruyter St miss Schaper 6th and 7th miss Johanna Tenharmsel and 8th thirty two boys and girls visited the kindergarten and it is expected that the new Pupil enrolment next fall will reach Hospital auxiliary will recognize Hospital Day to observe the National hos Pital the Sioux Center Hospital auxiliary will hold a Silver Tea in the town Hall basement this afternoon at ver Hoef will have charge of the devotions and Virginia Oliver will favor the group with a vocal a film on nursing will be shown and an important business meeting will hostesses will be Wil Mer Lester heu Gordon Den and Johanna seniors to present class play May 20 in new auditorium the Sioux Center class the night will be presented May at 8 in the new High school the play is being directed by Mel the mystery drama in three acts has its setting in an old tumbled Down farm House in the Southern Hills a cast of 10 charac ters has been chosen for the production and rehearsals have been underway several reserved seat tickets will go on Sale at the Ben Franklin store Here at 8 Oclock Friday May seven assigned to sky watch duty seven More men have been assigned to duty for a ground observation corps exercise that has been scheduled for May they will scan the skies from the observation Post on top the Grade school build ing the Post will be opened at 9 and closed at 4 according to Ross who has charge of the local the men Are assigned As lows 09001000 Arie 10001100 Thurlow Wiemers 11001200 Marvin Mouw 12001300 Mouw Byron Hess 14001500 Bierma 15001600 Howard Lubacz Fenita Harmelink gets editors key Fenita a senior English major at Central col lege at Pella and daughter of the and harm Elink of was presented an editors key at the annual awards convocation in Douw Stra Chapel the editor awards Are Given to the two editors making the Best contributions to the editorial Divi county legion meet held at Rock Valley the Sioux county meeting of the legion and auxiliary washed in Rock Valley thursday towns represented were a Orange Sioux and rocked Schmidt presided Over the opening of the musical numbers included a vocal Solo by Judy a flute Solo by Mardel a clarinet Solo by Francis and a piano Solo by Marjory county commander Georgen of Granville gave a Short talk and visiting dignitaries were including Edith de county president Faith District president Margaret Hodoway of Haar department Vic president and chairman of Junior activities and District tins smiles Wero in the faces of most youngsters getting their polio inoculations Here last week in the photo at the left Linda daughter of and Jack Oliver of Sioux tries to smile for Oelrich As the Needle goes into her like most of the she didst Vernon son of and Bernard bom gaan of Rural Leeks off in another direction to gives him hit inoculation in the photo at the the girl behind him is by the news five cubs slated for graduation Here wednesday a pot Luck supper for cub scouts and their parents will be held next wednesday May at in the town Hall it was announced today by the cub scout immediately following the sup cubs and their parents will move upstairs for the ceremony awarding honors to the Fol lowing the boy scout troop will join to Welcome and take part in the graduation ceremony that will bring five cubs into the scout the new boy scouts will receive their neckerchief and will be As signed to those graduating Are Jimmy do Danny ver Jerry Vande Billy Schalekamp and Bobby first reformed will dedicate new addition tuesday de former pastor of the first reformed will be speaker at the dedication of the Church new addition tuesday when the ceremony is held at de Jong was serving the Church at the time the re mod Eling and addition project was indians win take first game in tourney cites need for new Bath houses at Sandy hollow plans for the erection of two Large Bath houses at the Sandy hollow swimming Pool this sum Mer were discussed tuesday night at a meeting of the civic the committee headed by Gary Corr los which has charge of the swimming Pool recreation Estima Ted that the new Bath houses will Cost about because of the growing popular Ity of the swimming civic club members Felt that the need for More Bath House space was imperative and gave approval to the Gary Var reps said additional Money will have to come from somewhere this year if the swim Ming facilities arc going to be sex he said the committee estimates that More than will be needed for life guards and swimming instructors alone and that the red Cross will pay Only a fraction of these a local fund raising Campaign is planned and efforts Are being made to get Money from other communities using the swimming facilities out de Jong he is now at while the Complete program for the evening has not been it is understood that James Vic president of the consistory will and there will be several spec Ial musical the Public is invited to at tend the reelect All three directors at annual Telephone meeting All three directors whose terms were expiring were reelected at the annual Mutual Telephone meeting named to replace themselves were Andrew Huisman of Orange George Riemersma and Henry Den Herder of Sioux other directors Are ver president Jim Secretary Art Vande and Gerrit the George Riemersma will continue As Secre manager Ross Vernon reported a total of 1225 subscribers at the end of 1954 and a gain of five More since that Ireton youth will Solo with Cedar rapids symphony Leo Juffer of son of and Juffer and brother of Juffer of Sioux has received another the Young pianist who is a Junior at Morningside College in Sioux has been chosen by the Cedar rapids symphony orchestra to be piano soloist at the symphony concert next monday May who is Only received the Honor on a Merit basis in Competition with other Young artists under the age of 30 in a contest audition held by the Cedar rapids symphony he won first place and with the invitation to be concert he will play Cesar Francks symphonic variations at the Cedar rapids Juffer was graduated from the Ireton High he is studying for a Bachelor of music degree at he is pianist for the Sioux City symphony incident he is one of 11 Platte school choir will sing Here the Christian school choir of will present a program in the first Christian reformed Church Friday even May at this pro Gram is sponsored by Christian school Guild and the Public is cordially defeat after eliminating mull Western in five inning baseball contest the Sioux Center indians trounced monday after noon to gain a place in the District finals there last after win Ning the sectional tourney by defeating Western the indians wore scheduled to Piny Marc Luvoyd marys under inc lights last Winner of Fiat game will play in the sub Herman Addink is Hurt when car Rolls near Here Herman add Tik received n spine cuts incl bruises monday evening when he lost control of his car and rolled Over several times about a mile North of the million Dollar Cor Ner on Highway the a 1950 was badly and and Dink was taken to the Community Hospital where to was still under treatment he was Riding alone at the time of the Accident and was on his Way Home from n Short fishing trip at a place near the Accident happened at about according to sheriff Harry who with his Deputy Ted Hoogland and two Highway investigated the a add inks car had made the curve a half mile from the Corner but apparently went out of control about that the car crossed Back and Forth on the Highway and finally wont off the right Side of the Road and rolled several it was found resting on its top in the ditch 132 Steps from where it first left the Road cars were no other highest award made thursday night at the boy scout court of Honor Here was the life badge which went to Roger achterhof he is shown being congratulated by his Lawrence Ach who had the pleasure of making the Roger is Only step from achieving the highest rank in the Eagle the court of Honor was held in the open air at the Park in the Light of a Council fifteen advancements were recognized and several boys were awarded Merit Sioux centers boy scout troop is larger than the Normal complement of 36 boys and is one of the most Active troops in the Prairie Gold Council Vernon Mouw is scoutmaster and Ronald Wiese is by the news old age assistance to 361 individuals in county in april old age assistance payments totalling were made to 361 Sioux county residents Dur ing the month of it was announced this week by the state department of social Wel payments averaged during the Aid to needy Blind amounted to going to nine Indi with an average pay ment of a total of 133 dependent children received or an average of softball Diamond to get cleanup May 16 All men and boys interested in softball Are reminded that monday May is clean up night at the softball in Case of rain it will be held the following monday state Gary pitched a 2hittcr and struck out 11 players monday against Paul Vande Berg was behind Home Boeyink showed Good form in inc final minutes of the game after Sioux Center had scored four runs in the beginning of the Sev Boeyink struck out the Side o end the George scored the first run of the contest in the first the indians didst hit pay dirt until the third when to Grotenhuis got a double and worked his Way to third base and later was brought in on a drive to Center the four run scoring spree got going when Georges lock loaded the bases and acc rink drove out a two Bagger to bring in All three Beernink was then brought in by Berkenpas on a Fly Ball to Center Box score Sioux Center 001 000 George 100 000 Sioux Center wins title the indians won the sectional title Friday by closing out Western Christian in five Marv Tegrotenhuis allowed Only one hit on the Windy Paul Vande Berg did the catching for the in this was the third Spring Tourn Ament game won by the indians in less than the allotted seven in they beat in six innings and in Throe Juffer got 3 for 3 in the Section Al final game and Duane Vande Berg got 2 hits in 4 driving in five three with a three Bagger and then scoring himself in the second Ericsen pitched to Eshuis for Western Tegrotenhuis had Good support in the Field and did a Fine Job of scoring went As follows Sioux Center 100 1 Western 000 0 High school music groups bring Home 3 i ratings All three Large vocal groups won division i ratings and the Sioux Center High school band won1 a division ii rating in the state music contest held at sat this was the final contest for Large groups in this groups getting division i ratings were the mixed girls glee club and boys glee they were under the direction of miss Shirleen the band was under the direction of Bert a display of musical instruments will be shown at the High school May beginning at for parents and pupils who wish to look them Kruse said this All instruments normally used in a band will be on Paul choral club to present concert june 3 the Paul choral which appeared n few months ago in Orange will present a concert Juno in the new Sioux Center High school it was announced this under the direction of Merril the choral club is considered one of the outstanding musical groups in the Middle West and is now in its 18th it is sponsored by the Paul Bible Corn borers Northwest Iowa May be con fronted with another serious Corn Borer threat this year if the cur rent warm weather test checks in this part of the state re veal that the Corn Borer potential is four times that of last local Post office will hire vehicle proposals will be received at the office of the postmaster Here until 12 noon May for the hire of vehicles without Drivers on an hourly basis for use in collect and relaying and for special delivery service during the fiscal year ending june postmaster Don de goo yer said each proposal must be enclosed in a sealed with the no tation on the envelope proposal for vehicle City of Sioux and addressed to the if bids arc they must Bear proper details on the Type of vehicle required and hours it will to needed May be had from the Post Mast Ida Mulder honoured by hair stylists miss Ida Mulder of Sioux Center was among six hairstyle models who were entered in the workshop meeting of Tho Sioux City coiffure Guild on wednesday night at the Martin the models of hair styling were judged on adaptability to the originality of the hair itself and Workman ship

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