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Sioux Center News (Newspaper) - May 19, 1955, Sioux Center, Iowa When i looked Over the pictures of this Fine group of Young men and women that will be graduating from High school Here next i realized that there is a lot of truth in the statement that Iowa most important crop is still its these boys and girls were part of the baby crop of 1937 and it want a big but the crop was they were born just before the at about the time Hitler was boasting to the world that his armies were none of these kids re member of hearing his voice Over the none of them remember the fear and insecurity that was Felt at that they were bless and were never scratched by the terrible events of those Only a couple of years after they were the first peacetime draft in the his tory of this country was put in it is still in effect today and undoubtedly will reach into the class of 1955 very these boys and girls grew up in an Era of tenseness and May live in it All their volume 64 number 13 Center of Sioux Iowa official and county newspaper May 1955 1st indians take substrate Ball game the Sioux Center indians grabbed the District Spring baseball championship wednesday night at George by trouncing Larchwood and then went on to take the substrate opener some years ago a boy came out of the Kentucky Hills and a noun 4 ced that was going to get a High school he was a typical the eldest in a family of 17 and he had no no sunday Cap or All he owned was a pair of patched an old shirt his dad had Given him and in his but the boy entered High school and he made his own Way by working at Odd jobs before and after during his summer vacations he had a Job in a saw and by the time he reached his senior year he had become a handsome lad with Strong a lot of Confidence and he was elected the most popular boy in his class and graduated As Salu then came the this boy had to adapt himself to still an other kind of but he knew it h6w to fit himself in by now and he soon Rose to first sergeant his he could take orders and he could give by the time his outfit was ordered Over this Young sergeant had the loyalty of every Man and officer in the he was trusted by then one dark night on the rapid River in a bitter night in the sergeants 8 company was ordered to Cross the River and attack the German positions on the other the crossing turned out to be less suicidal than had been Only a few men were hit in mid most of the company got to the other Side before a Wither ing band of machine gun fire pin Ned them to the every Man scratched to get closer to the because the rain of fire was passing just inches above they move ahead and they move to go in either direction meant instant it want until that moment that the first sergeant Learned from the company clerk that his Captain and at least two ants had been picked off m the Middle of the suddenly he realized that the Success or failure of this action and the lives of Al most 200 men depended on his next orders he was in com the wounded men who came Back from that attack told the rest the they told How the Kentucky hillbilly sergeant work Edh is Way on his belly through the mud to each giving orders for a Quick attack that would wipe out two German a Chin gun free the com Pany to move ahead and allow reinforcements to get across the i the sergeant didst live to see the Green Hills of Kentucky again but i have an idea the Story of is heroism is still being told Back his Kinfolk know How he knocked out the second gun in placement while being Cut to Piec i is by his own company machine gun he had ordered it tha stalled for weeks on the South Bank of the rapid the american army moved ahead tha night thanks to a Barefoot Ken Tucky boy who wanted a High school Joe Wandscheer is candidate for degree Joe Wandscheer of Sioux Center and John de groot of Hull will be among 60 Candi dates for Bachelor of arts de Grees at West mar College in be Wandscheer is a music major and de groot majored in social the commencement exercises full willbe held May 29 at the Matlene Winterfeld of Sioux Center is one of 33 candidates for a two year teaching diploma to be Given at the same against both games showed the indians in Good Tegrotenhuis pitched the first contest and Boeyink hurled 6 innings and Juffer 1 in the second after going scoreless through three innings against the indians brought their first run across the plate in the fourth and three More in the the locals Cut Loose in their final inning to score five runs in this Paul Vande Berg followed by singles by Tegrotenhuis and Beernink to Load two bases and bring in Vande Juffer walked to fill the bags and Duane Vande Berg drove out a triple to bring in three runs and later score himself on a ground Ball missed by the Larchwood Box score Sioux Center 000 135 0 Larchwood 100 001 Sioux Center got two runs to Graettinger one in the first round of that then the opponents tied it up in the third but the indians came Back with two More runs in the fourth and led the rest of the Box score Sioux Center Graettinger 200 101 200 001 the indians were scheduled to play their substrate final game with Kingsley Here last the Winner of that contest will enter the state tourney enrolment of 600 seen for swimming instruction Here an enrolment of nearly 600 swimming pupils is foreseen or the red Cross swimming ind water safety program this at Sandy it was reported this week by Dan de red Cross water safety officer in the this will be by far the larg town lets electric jobs to two firms the bids of two firms were accepted late last week wednesday for the construction and Extension of the Sioux Center municipal electrical system that will provide a tie in for mis Souri River Power when it is the total of All bids accepted was about five to ten thousand dollars below the Cost estimated by the the largest for the substation went to the Casler electric company of Sioux City on a bid of Casler also was Low on the in door control equipment with a bid of the third con tract went to Crawford elec tric of North on a bid of for mile of Volt transmission work on project is expected to get this Spring or summer and it is expected that it will be completed by education Cost per Pupil Low in Sioux Center recent Survey shows the Sioux Center Independent school with the second largest Pupil enrolment in Sioux county during the school year 1953 had the third lowest per Pupil according to figures recently compiled for the the Only towns in the county Newkirk consolidated followed showing a lower per Pupil Cost with for the year were Boyden and other school districts in the Rock All three school sys county falling Between the two terns reflected an average Cost extremes were Well below the state average of Orange per and the Cost in the Sioux Center school District was while the average per Pupil Cost for Boydens was and Rock schools the size of Sioux centers valleys was in Iowa in 195354 was highest per Pupil Cost in the Sioux Center had the third l county was shown by the Hull Inest assessed valuation per child dependent school and the second highest enrolment Hospers was next with and in the state health suspends schedule of second polio shots until further notice Sioux county school children who received their first Salk polio vaccination Early this month will not get their second As soon As had been there is a delay in the schedule throughout the instruction de Ruyter vacation Bible school to begin Here thursday the daily vacation Bible school will held in two different building this in the Public school Grade building and in the primary preschool children those commencement exercises end school next week who next will fall enter kindergarten kindergarten and this word came from Naomi county Public health nurse in Orange who has charge of the program in Sioux Ide said she had a Tele phone conversation with Zim mercy of the state health depart ment and he stated that no Salic vaccination clinics Are to be held until further notice from his All tentative plans for Sioux county Are therefor suspended for the present the county health nurse Ide didst explain the Rea son for the but press re leases appearing in the daily newspapers indicate that it May be caused by a shortage of approved vaccine supplies eral hesitance to set the mass immunization program Back in motion until All vaccine has been approved through Laboratory notice of the second immunization injection schedule will appear in the news when it is released to the pupils will three morn est group to take there in the program will get under Way june 27 and will continue j through receive instruction each de Ruyter said plans Are to distribute the registration slips through the schools but anyone not receiving one May get one at de Ruyter hardware need for one More instructor is seen and Dan de Ruyter will interview any Young men or interested in the training will be furnished by the red he applicants must be 18 years of age or Over to towns expected to and pupils Here for instruction Are first Grade children will meet in the primary fourth and fifth Grade children will meet on the main Oor of the Grade and seventh and eighth Grad is will have their classes in be downstairs rooms of the Rade the school will open thurs May and continue through june he classes begin at 9 Orange boy Hull and Sioux Church filled for dedication of new sunday rooms the entire Church auditorium and much of the seating space in the new addition was filled tuesday night for the Dedica Tion of the new building at the first reformed Maurice the sunday school presided and Art vender Ploeg led the song elder James hol Vic president of the spoke for the Church and Peter de Jong gave the dedicatory address John Roggen gave the dedicatory the big new addition pro Vides space for 28 sunday school rooms through a system of folding doors and partitions the Large general purpose room in the which will be used for dinners and other a can be divided into it also in the basemen is a Large new Kitchen with two new electric two stain less steel sinks and a Largi amount of cupboard and work table a new Gas fur Nace and an air conditioning unit is also in this the new addition was Bull on the East Side of the Church work was done by the Destigter 45th anniversary and John Haverhals will observe their 45th wedding anniversary by holding open House in the Bethel Christian reformed Church Parlours thursday May at they request thai no gifts be 13p local piano pupils to appear in recital miss Maybelle Reimann Wil present a number of her Pupil in a piano recital on thursday May at in the Western Christian High schoo auditorium at the following from Sioux Center will participate de Wilma Jame Vande Betty Hulsten and Myrna Fae Van the Public is invited to new Home Here open for Public inspection one of Sioux centers new est and most modern architecturally will be opened for Public inspection tuesday afternoon and evening when the de Hars Kamp residence at 636 first Avenue Northeast is a unique event in a the size of Sioux this open House is intended to give the Public a Chance to see some of the latest trends in Home the Low ranch style built of Brick and Frame was started late in november and was completed in a builder and contractor de Harskamp and his Crew put up the building Dur ing an unusually mild Winter and were Able to Complete it by the Home has two a attached garage and it has a Large amount of closet and storage space and is furnished with Many new Home apply the Public is invited to in Spect the Home Between the hours of 1 and 5 and 7 and 9 plan weekly Story hour sessions Here tentative plans Are being made by the Library Board to hold weekly Story hour sessions at the Library after daily Vaca Tion Bible school is watch the to speak Here Gaylord who represent the Chris Tian service Center san Anton will be the speaker at the morning service in the first Baptist Church the Church service will begin at Sioux Center High school to graduate 45 seniors baccalaureate services set for sunday at local Church diplomas for 45 Sioux Center High school seniors will be presented wednesday evening at the annual commencement exercises that will be held at 8 in the new High school to be honoured As valedictorian of the class of 55 will be Shirley daughter of and de and Marge daughter of Bertha Bartels of will receive honors for second highest Scholastic attain commencement week activities and news for details of time age of children who May the beginning Date will be around the 15th of Cleveringa Home Sells for the William Cleveringa Home was sold yesterday afternoon for at Public the property was purchased by Hilda Hans Faber was the Chester Faber Hurt in Accident tuesday Chester son of and Hans Faber of Sioux Cen received a serious wrist injury tuesday morning in to Mars when he slashed it with Glass while attempting to re move a Glass Block in a masonry jagged edges of the Glass severed tendons in the Arm and John Roggen give address for kindergarteners John Roggen will give the address at the Public school kindergarten graduation exercises May in the old High school auditorium be ginning at All members of the Kinder Garten class will have a part in the program and they will Wear Caps and miss Barbara will pre sent the class and Kinsey will Awa Ixl the dip first Grade pupils who will serve As program boys and girls Are Billy Randy Linda Oelrich and Nancy the program will consist of Mother Goose speaking pieces about various activities of the school and poems and songs by the Tho program is open to the Public and parents especially arc being urged to surgery was them Back Faber was required to tie Young in the operating room nearly two hours at the sacred heart where to will remain under treatment for several More in bar is employed with a to Mars building Crew As a will begin sunday when the baccalaureate services arc held at the first reformed Church at 8 Klaaren will deliver Tho baccalaureate entitled look and and John Roggen will be the assisting min Gary Boeyink will play the processional and recessional and will accompany the audience in Tho commencement program is listed As follows Erma Voorderman harm link Cor net Robert Boeyink Saluta tory clarinet Marjorie Bartels Ruth de Erma Voorderman valedictory Shirley Schaap to Good crowd out for Diamond cleanup a Nice crowd of men and boys came out for cleanup night at the softball Diamond and the softball season is about to get opening night has been set for Friday even May further announce ments will be made in the news next family reunion the groot family will be held june starting at in the Sheldon 13c awards Kinsey music youll never walk senior chorus presentation of principal Weber presentation of Mouw Harmel Ink Erma to order 112 will receive 8th and 9th Grade diplomas tuesday fifty six Junior High ninth graders and 56 town and coun try eighth graders diplomas will receive their diplomas Here tuesday afternoon at commencement exercises that will to held in the High school the be class of these Art 45 seniors who will be receiving their High school diplomas Here next wednesday when commencement exec it Are held in the new they Are top left to Shirley Marge Marvin Mildred Alice Paul Den Herd Shirley Jane second Row Vernon Delma Henry mini Stanley Beverly Darrel third Row Glen Julia Wilmer Norma Schuite John Ruth de Ronnie Audrey me Darrell fourth Row Sylvia George Delores Gary Wilma Kenneth Verne John Van Arlanna filth Row Carl Jean Van Der Eugene Beulah vant Terry Elaine de Marv the Winona Herb by Bodnar program will begin at ninth Grade diplomas will presented by Kinsey and eighth graders will receive their diplomas from class awards and presentation of the class will be made by John Junior High the Salut Atory address will to Given by Adulla and Donna Harskamp will give Tho valedictory special music will include two songs by Tho girls sextet consisting of Donna Linda Sandra Vander Karon Janice and Marjoric other music will be n Saxa phone Solo by Ruth Mulder and a trombone Solo by Donald Tho graduates who will get their diplomas hero arc listed As follows ninth graders Roger achterhof Lon Bruinsma Sam Bruinsma Darrell do Boer continued on Back Page 2 local boys Hurt in Auto Accident near Boyden Bob and Gene both of Sioux were listed in Good Condi Tion yesterday afternoon at the Community Hospital Here where they Are being treated for in juries sustained in an Automo bile Accident near Boyden Sun Day both boys suffered serious facial injuries but no Bones were Gene Schut received a serious sprain in his left the two boys were Riding to Newkirk by Way of Boyden that evening when Young Mouw was to appear with the North Western choir at a Newkirk they were headed cast on Highway in and were attempting to pass a fast moving cur when they noticed another car approaching trom the who was was forced to plunge his car into the ditch to avoid a Headon collision and the vehicle smashed against the Grade of a driveway after travelling about 100 Yards in the the which be Longs to Young mows brother Gerard Van was badly the Accident occurred about 2v4 Miles West of

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