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Sioux Center News Newspaper Archives May 23 1974, Page 1

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Sioux Center News (Newspaper) - May 23, 1974, Sioux Center, Iowa Memorial Day scheduled tribute will be paid to All local vet but particularly to those from the Community who were casualties of at memorial Day services which will be held at memory gardens cemetery Here at 9 june the speaker will be Tepaske of Sioux former commander of Doornink Brunsting american legion the roster of local men who lost their loves during world War world War the korean War and Vietnam War will be read at the service by Donald Broek a Wreath will be placed on a veterans grave in the cemetery by representatives of the local legion and vow auxiliaries As a memorial to All local casualties of War and a Volley of shots will be fired by a veterans firing commanded by Warren in tribute to the men who paid the supreme music for the service will be furnished by the Sioux Center Community High school memorial Day 9 the annual memorial Day Parade will precede the service at the the line of March will form in front or the Public school and will move South on main Avenue sharply at 9 proceed to the first reformed Church Cor then move directly East to the Ceme a color guard of local veterans will head the followed by the firing the High school veterans of Tepaske four also appearing in the line of March will be members of the Sioux Center Saddle boys and girls on decorated boy cub Blue offer Arlios for Best kids decorated blk i in memorial Day Parade boys and girls of the age 12 and Are invited to enter decor ated bicycles in the memorial Day Parade Here May and compete for in Cash the prizes Are offered by the local Post which has requested that boys and girls who will be entering bikes in the Parade report with their bikes for the judging which will take place Back of mag Lleras starting at Parade time is 9 there will be three prizes in the boys division 1st 3rd and similar prizes in the girls additional Public swimming additional Public swimming will be at the Sioux Center indoor Pool on monday May 27 Between to syne Pool manager announced car racing program Here 2 memorial Day the first of a series of eight modified and Hobby car racing programs which will be held at Sioux speedways Oval track in open space Park Here during the summer under sponsorship of the Sioux Center Jaycees is scheduled for 2 memorial Day May entries Are expected from a irl state the number of races on mondays pro ram will depend on the total number of there will probably be at least seven and could be As Many As Jaycee committee members admission is for adults and for children six and under will be admitted without other races this 8 that Iii immediately follow the pork Barbecue which will be held at Central Park under sponsorship of the chamber of Commerce june 8 july a2 july 8pm August 7 even ing entertainment feature of annual Sioux county youth fair pm 8 september 2 5 p m labor Day largest class in schools history i autor Nobles that Are expected to be entered h my car races at Sioux Speedway Oval track in open is this hybrid Moddy owned by Harv Nib almost Evelyth Labul what Sioux Iowa 90 sch seniors graduate May 28 May 1974 volume 61 number 21 stores closed monday Sioux Center business places and professional offices will be closed May in Observance of memorial the local Post office will also be although the lobby door will be unlocked in the Forenoon for the convenience of those with lock boxes and those who desire to use the stamp vending the 90 members of the 1974 Sioux Center Community High school graduating class will receive diplomas at commencement exercises scheduled for May at the school Audi the principal address of will be delivered by Roger class who was selected from the list of top 10 Honor students of the members of the class Lii be presented by principal Herman Clemens and Diplo Mas will be handed out by John Sjaarda a member of the Board of special music will include a vocal num by a girls and the presentation of the fora Espana by a trumpet Trio special senior awards will be announced and presented by Ione Exchange student student from a member of the graduating will extend a Farewell to the Mem oers of the and the baccalaureate is sunday the baccalaureate service for members of the graduating class will be held at Cen trial reformed Church at sunday Way the speaker will be the Brook pastor of Carmel reformed who has chosen As his whats the world coming to music on the program will include the singing of this is the Day and the Light of Liberty by the High school also featured will be the hymn know we Are christians by our Howard will play the processional and the audience will join in the singing of the Ivill seek to raise through donations Community Center fund drive will be conducted by Jaycees of v another new business opens Here Sioux opened a new store in Sioux Center monday in the former Sioux automation Center building on third Street the store manager is Rodney at right in Field representative for the firm is John Vangroothees of Rock pictured at the company is dealer of Imp Rubaii High moisture cos waxy seed Imp Rubaii Micro nutrients for and Emmert hog equipment and in addition to other store will be open from 8 to on the office phone is and the Home most of Corn in Sioux county is now planted Garden for elderly new City project mid Sioux Opportunity is sponsoring a Garden for the elderly program in con Junction with the City of Sioux the City is providing the necessary ground behind first Baptist Church on which mid Sioux will Plant seeds for the elderly in Franken it will be the responsibility of the Al mid Sioux and the neighbourhood youth to maintain the Garden and collect the the Harvest will be split equally be tween All the residents in the will show slides on Japan to citizens a Library sponsored senior citizens program will be presented May at new Homestead at and Francis Kosters will show slides and souvenirs from their recent to the evening will conclude with am senior citizens of the Community Are the Sioux Center Jaycees have accepted the responsibility of conducting the drive for the Community to take place late in the drive is intended to raise the needed to match the cites the Community Center soliciting Cash donations and will provide the Money for Pur Chase of the Community school building on main in the past weeks various groups have toured the building which will be vacated in 1975 when the new Public High school Plant is finished on the North Edge of Sioux one of the groups investing a great Deal of time in the project lately has been the utilization after an Early morning tour of the building Early in a the committee was assigned the Job of coming up with uses for the two weeks later the group met again to Pool their ideas which totalled More than using a Basic floor plan drawn to scale the committee then set out to fit the ideas to the space each of the fort some ideas was evaluated in terms of room size and Cost forgetting it and How much time would be needed for that activity in a Given space allocations were suggested for such activities and programs As Wood crafts leather Caldeo displaying of Art works and museum sunday school Cadet Calvinette county 4h program health and counselling and a wide variety of sports Many of the spaces studied would be used for More than one especially the gymnasium which proved to be most pop the Purchase includes a land area of acres and a facility with Square the Junior High Section of the building is condemned for High popu lation but is still serviceable for programs involving few people at one or the utilization committee is propos ing programs and activities which will solve no or very to get them operational costs and revenues Are presently being Street improvement planned one of the most ambitious Street construction and improvements that has been undertaken in Sioux Center for Sev eral years is scheduled for this engineers estimate of the Overall Cost involving several residential areas of the is bids on the Concrete and some curb and Gutter work Are to be let at 1 june at the municipal reports Gity manager Darrel there will be 7 blocks of curb and gut Ter and Cement paving construction in the Vande Brake addition in the Northeast Section of this will include Widen ing for parking on the East Side of the new Junior senior High school in the Hulsman addition in the South East part of town there will be 5 blocks of curb and 1 Block of curb and Gutter and paving and three blocks of Pav ing Only approximately 355 feet of curb and Gutter and Cement paving will be added to the East end of East 1st extending it from the Blacktop to the East City about 80 feet of curb and Gutter and paving will be added to the North end of first Avenue where some new Busl by Maurice Eldridge county Extension director crop conditions have improved considerably since the Rains on May our topsoil was getting dry and some of the Corn was not germinating until after the rain Many Fields were planted in Cloddy soil which is not Good for germination or for Weed control from herbicide Applina moisture is needed to activate some of our herbicides and once the weeds get started the herbicide May not do an effective Job in Weed at the present time 90 to 95 of the Corn is planted in Sioux county and 80 of this was done by the suggested May 10 Only about 5 of the Corn was up by May soybean planting has just started this soil temperatures should be 60 degrees or better for soybeans to Germi this should be reached very Oats Are up but they Haven made the growth that is our oat crop is Only in fair the Overall crop Outlook is Good at this As we will need timely Rains if continued Progress is to be funeral thursday for Dick Frooman Ness Industrial development is in the off third Street will be extended West another 500 it beyond the burling ton Northern Railroad tracks to accommodate future business expansion planned for that at the same time bids Are let on the Street the City Hopes to let bids for construction of two More new Tennis courts in open space Park immediately West of present courts and for construction of two dugouts at the new baseball Field in open space these latter projects will be financed in part by Feder Al funds allotted through the Bureau of outdoor work on the streets is expected to get under Way by August 1 and hopefully will be completed before the end of the funeral services will be held at Bethel Christian reformed Church Here at May for Dick Vree longtime resident of this Vicinity who died at the Sioux Center Community Hospital May 21 after a Long services will be conducted by the Henry Vanden Heuvel and burial will be in memory gardens cemetery under the direction of memorial funeral Vreeman was born in Sioux con Ter december he grew to Man Hood in this Community and was United in marriage to Marie Roskamp of edger on february the couple resided in the Edgerton and Sioux Center areas All of their married survivors include the widow one Reathal Ann Cecil Vanpeursem of Lake a Wil Mer of Ireton 11 grandchildren two great grandchildren three John of Heln of Sioux Cen William of Sheldon seven Gerdyne Wieb de Vries of Sioux Christine Elmer Den her Der of Sioux Gertrude John de Boom of Orange Bertha Marynus Rensink of Sioux Ella Gordon Den Herder of Sioux Etta Les Heusinkveld of swim program at Sandy hollow begins june 17 the summer swimming instruction pro Gram at Sandy hollow will get under Way on june registration slips for youngsters inter ested in taking lessons have been sent out through the schools and deadline of re turning them is june the staff has these should be left at continued on Page 6 Post office will be closed May 27 the Sioux Center Post office will be closed on May in Obser Vance of memorial postmaster Don Degooyer has there will be no window service that Day and no City or Rural route one dispatch of mall will be made at the Post office Box lobby will be open from 8 to 12 noon for the convenience of Box patrons and to provide Access to the stamp vending Sioux Center and Lenora Henry Heynen of Sioux Sioux count ions will vote june 4 on 4 4 democratic contests 4lane project in City nears completion motorists will soon be entering and leaving Sioux centers norths de limits on a new 4lane Section of Highway now under construction and scheduled for completion weather permitting within a few work of pouring a new Cement Lane on the East Side of the Highway from the old 4lane end near Nyhof turf and Trail to the North City limits near the norths de of Industrial Park has been and pouring of the West Lane was scheduled for completion this the 4lane addition is expected to be particularly helpful in More efficiently hand Ling the traffic Load that has been built up on the cites norths de by More develop ment in Industrial and by the heavy activity at the trl state livestock sales ring Sioux Opuntia is will vote at the june 4th primaries on four contests on the democratic ballot and four on the re publican most of the candidates on county and state level Are without primary oppo contests on the democratic ballot Are for 1 2 3 attorney general or Iowa and 4 state see list below Republican primary contests Are 1 2 state 1st Dis 3 county treasurer and 4 county two gop candidates appear on Trie ballot for county incumbent Alice Vanroekel of Orange City and Gertrude Jonker of Rock the latter announced last after bal lots were that she was and would not serve even if the Complete list of candidates Republican ticket for senator George Milligan continued on Back Page breakfast at hollow a breakfast will be served at the Sand y hollow clubhouse starting at May 27 memorial the Public is local car damaged by fire monday weeks weather report Date May 15 May 16 May 17 May 18 May 19 May 20 May 21 a Flash fire which was ignited when a spark from a welding Torch being used to at Tach a reared hitch punctured the Gas tank caused an estimated damage to a 1972 Dodge Sedan owned by Ken Douma of Sioux Center at Kosters Here about 3 monday the car was inside where the work was taking when the Hrecin broke out and the vehicle was quickly pushed out of the building onto the by t several hand fire extinguishers were used by Koster personnel to keep the Blaze under control and to almost completely extinguish it by the time the fire men were summoned to the a Garden Hose attached to a faucet in the Kosters building was used to Cool Down the nearly full Gas tank at the hand of Les fire Brief flashes of and poured from the rear end of the vehicle As Pic lure shows before extinction of the fire was local precipitation there was damage to trunk rear exterior 75 75 72 62 86 65 48 42 52 37 59 60 t t t

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