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Sioux Center News (Newspaper) - May 23, 1974, Sioux Center, IowaMemorial Day Parade service scheduled tribute will be paid to All local vet Erans but particularly to those from the Community who were casualties of War at memorial Day services which will be held at memory gardens cemetery Here at 9 . Monday june 27. The speaker will be a. H. Tepaske of Sioux Center former commander of Doornink Brunsting american legion Post. The roster of local men who lost their loves during world War i world War ii the korean War and Vietnam War will be read at the service by Donald Broek a Wreath will be placed on a Veteran s 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 squad commanded by Warren Post in tribute to the men who paid the supreme sacrifice. Music for the service will be furnished by the Sioux Center Community High school band. Memorial Day Parade. 9 . The annual memorial Day Parade will precede the service at the cemetery. The line of March will form in front or the Public school auditorium and will move South on main Avenue sharply at 9 proceed to the first reformed Church Cor per then move directly East to the Ceme Lery. A color guard of local veterans will. Head the Parade followed by the firing squad the High school band veterans of a. H. Tepaske four wars. Also appearing in the line of March will be members of the Sioux Center Saddle club boys and girls on decorated bicycles boy scouts cub scouts Blue Birds cadets Cal Vanettes. Offer Arlios for Best kids decorated blk i in memorial Day Parade boys and girls of the Community age 12 and under Are invited to enter decor ated bicycles in the memorial Day Parade Here monday May 27, and compete for$12 in Cash prizes. 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 or. A. L. Mcgilvra s clinic starting at 8 30 . Parade time is 9 . There will be three prizes in the boys division $3, 1st $2, 2nd,$l, 3rd and similar prizes in the girls division. Additional Public swimming additional Public swimming will be at the Sioux Center indoor Pool on monday May 27 Between 1 00 . To 10 00 . Syne Sybesma 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 Speedway s Oval track in open space Park Here during the summer under sponsorship of the Sioux Center Jaycees is scheduled for 2 . Memorial Day monday May 27. Entries Are expected from a irl state area. The number of races on monday s pro ram will depend on the total number of entries. There will probably be at least seven races and could be As Many As nine Jaycee committee members report. Admission is $1.75 for adults and $1 for students. Children six and under will be admitted without charge. Other races this season. 8 . That Iii immediately follow the pork Barbecue which will be held at Central Park under sponsorship of the chamber of Commerce saturday. June 8 . Thursday. July a 2 . Saturday. July 2 1 8 . Wednesday. August 7 a . Even ing entertainment feature of annual Sioux county youth fair saturday. pm 8 . A. Monday. September 2 5 labor Day program. Largest class in school s history i Myrim a j0heiiknlq.ueookln9 autor Nobles that Are expected to be entered a h my he by Slock car races at Sioux Speedway Oval track in open imi/ri0?Day men la play is this hybrid Moddy owned by Harv Nib almost every than bul what Sioux Center Iowa 90 sch seniors graduate May 28 thursday May 23, 1974 volume 61 number 21 stores closed monday Sioux Center business places and professional offices will be closed monday May 27, in Observance of memorial Day. The local Post office will also be closed 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 machine. The 90 members of the 1974 Sioux Center Community High school graduating class will receive diplomas at commencement exercises scheduled for 7 30 . Tuesday May 28, at the school auditorium. The principal address of will be delivered by Roger Dykstra class representative who was selected from the list of top 10 Honor students of the class. 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 education. Special music will include a vocal num ber Faith by a girls sextet and the presentation of the number for la Espana can by a trumpet Trio special senior awards will be announced and presented by supt. Chas. Ione Tubman Exchange Studen Tirum. B r., us from Liberia a member of the graduating class will extend a Farewell to the Mem oers of the class and the Community. Baccalaureate is sunday the baccalaureate service for members of the graduating class will be held at Cen trial reformed Church at 2 30 . Sundayway 26. The speaker will be the Rev. Brook Stephens pastor of Carmel reformed Church who has chosen As his topic what s 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 choir. Also featured will be the hymn they la know we Are christians by our mrs. Howard Beernink organist will play the processional and recessional. The audience will join in the singing of the doxology. Ivill seek to raise $100,000 through donations Community Center fund drive will be conducted by Jaycees of or a ". V T another business opens Here Sioux in Prev Aii inc., opened a store in Sioux Center monday in the former Sioux automation Center building on third Street . The store manager is Rodney Degroot at right in picture. Field representative for the firm is John Vangroothees of Rock Valley pictured at left. The company is dealer of in Prev Aii High moisture feeds cos waxy seed Corn in Prev Aii Micro nutrients for soil and Emmert hog equipment and buildings in addition to other items. The store will be open from 8 . To 5 30 . On weekdays. The office phone is 722-0460, and the Home phone 476-2770. Most of Corn in Sioux county is planted Garden for elderly City project mid Sioux Opportunity is sponsoring a Garden for the elderly program in con Junction with the City of Sioux Center. The City is providing the necessary ground behind first Baptist Church on which mid Sioux Opportunity inc., will Plant seeds for the elderly in Franken Manor. It will be the responsibility of the al. Derly mid Sioux and the neighbourhood youth program to maintain the Garden and collect the Harvest. The Harvest will be split equally be tween All the residents in the Manor. Will show slides on Japan to or. Citizens a Library sponsored senior citizens program will be presented thursday May 23, at Homestead at 7 00 . Or. And mrs. Francis Kosters will show slides and souvenirs from their recent trip to Japan. The evening will conclude with games. Am senior citizens of the Community Are invited. The Sioux Center Jaycees have accepted the responsibility of conducting the drive for the Community Center to take place late in june. The drive is intended to raise the$100,000 needed to match the City s commitment. The Community Center drive soliciting Cash donations and pledges will provide the Money for Pur Chase of the Community school building on main Street. " in the past weeks various groups have toured the building which will be vacated in 1975 when the Public High school Plant is finished on the North Edge of Sioux Center. One of the groups investing a great Deal of time in the project lately has been the utilization committee. After an Early morning tour of the building Early in april the committee was assigned the Job of coming up with uses for the facility. Two weeks later the group met again to Pool their ideas which totalled More than forty. Using a Basic floor plan drawn to scale the committee then set out to fit the ideas to the space available. Each of the forty some ideas was evaluated in terms of accessibility room size and Structure Cost forgetting it operative and How much time would be needed for that activity in a Given week. Space allocations were suggested for such activities and programs As Wood crafts workshop leather crafts Caldeo taping displaying of Art works and museum pieces sunday school classes Cadet Calvinette programs county 4-h program health and counselling programs and a wide variety of sports activities., Many of the spaces studied would be used for More than one activity especially the gymnasium which proved to be most pop ular. The Purchase includes a land area of 2.76 acres and a facility with 80,000 Square feet. The Junior High Section of the building is condemned for High popu lation density but is still serviceable for programs involving few people at one time or . The utilization committee is propos ing programs and activities which will in solve no Cost or very Little to get them. Started. Operational costs and revenues Are presently being studied. $273,000 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 summer. Engineer s estimate of the Over All Cost involving several residential areas of the City is $273.231.00. Bids on the Concrete paving and some curb and Gutter work Are to be let at 1 p. M. Monday june 10, at the municipal building reports Gity manager Darrel Rensink. There will be 7 blocks of curb and gut ter and Cement paving construction in the Vande Brake addition in the Northeast Section of town. This will include Widen ing for parking on the East Side of the Junior senior High school building. In the Hulsman addition in the South East part of town there will be 5 blocks of curb and Gutter 1 Block of curb and Gutter and paving and three blocks of Pav ing Only installed. Approximately 355 feet of curb and Gutter and Cement paving will be added to the East end of East 1st Street extending it from the Blacktop to the East City limits. About 80 feet of curb and Gutter and paving will be added to the North end of first Avenue ., where some Busl by Maurice Eldridge county Extension director crop conditions have improved considerably since the Rains on May 10. Our topsoil was getting dry and some of the Corn was not germinating until after the rain came. Many Fields were planted in Cloddy soil which is not Good for germination or for Weed control from herbicide application. Moisture is needed to activate some of our herbicides and once the weeds get started the herbicide May not an effective Job in Weed control. 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 Date. Only about 5% of the Corn was up by May 15. Soybean planting has just started this week. Soil temperatures should be 60 degrees or better for soybeans to Germi Nate. This should be reached very soon. Oats Are up but they Haven t made the growth that is expected. Our oat crop is Only in fair condition. The Over All crop Outlook is Good at this time. However As usual we will need timely Rains if continued Progress is to be made. Funeral 1 30 thursday for Dick Frooman Ness Industrial development is in the o f f ing. Third Street n. W. Will be extended West another 500 it beyond the burling ton Northern Railroad tracks to accommodate future business expansion planned for that area. At the same time bids Are let on the Street projects the City Hopes to let bids for construction of two More Tennis courts in open space Park immediately West of present courts and for construction of two dugouts at the baseball Field in open space Park. These latter projects will be financed in part by Feder al funds allotted through the Bureau of outdoor recreation. Work on the streets is expected to get under Way by August 1 and hopefully will be completed before the end of the year. Funeral services will be held at Bethel Christian reformed Church Here at 1 30 . Thursday May 23, for Dick Vree Man 67, longtime resident of this Vicinity who died at the Sioux Center Community Hospital May 21 after a Long illness. Services will be conducted by the Rev. Henry Vanden Heuvel and burial will be in memory gardens cemetery under the direction of memorial funeral Home. Or. Vreeman was born in Sioux con ter december 13, 1906. He grew to Man Hood in this Community and was United in marriage to Marie Roskamp of edger ton minn., on february 16, 1928. The couple resided in the Edgerton and Sioux Center areas All of their married life. Survivors include the widow one daughter Reathal Ann mrs. Cecil Vanpeursem of Lake Worth Fla. A son Wil mer d., of Ireton 11 grandchildren two great grandchildren three Brothers John of Raymond minn., Heln of Sioux Cen ter William g. Of Sheldon seven Sisters Gerdyne mrs. Wieb Vries of Sioux Center Christine mrs. Elmer den her Der of Sioux Center Gertrude mrs. John Boom of Orange City Bertha mrs. Marynus Rensink of Sioux Center Ella mrs. Gordon den Herder of Sioux Center Etta mrs. 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 27. Registration slips for youngsters inter ested in taking lessons have been sent out through the schools and deadline of turning them is Friday june 7, the staf f has announced. These should be left at continued on Page 6 Post office will be closed monday May 27 the Sioux Center Post office will be closed on monday May 27, in Obser Vance of memorial Day postmaster Don Degooyer has announced. There will be no window service that Day and no City or Rural route delivery. One dispatch of mall will be made at 4 30 . 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 machine. Sioux Center and Lenora mrs. Henry Heynen of Sioux Center. Sioux count ions will vote june 4 on 4 Republican 4 democratic contests 4-Lane project in City nears completion motorists will soon be entering and leaving Sioux Center s norths limits on a 4-Lane Section of u. S. Highway 75, under construction and scheduled for completion weather permitting within a few Days. Work of pouring a Cement Lane on the East Side of the Highway from the old 4-Lane end near Nyhof turf and Trail to the North City limits near the norths of Industrial Park has been completed and pouring of the West Lane was scheduled for completion this week. The 4-Lane addition is expected to be particularly helpful in More efficiently hand Ling the traffic Load that has been built up on the City s norths by More develop ment in Industrial Park 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 publican ballot. Most of the candidates on county and state level Are without primary opposition. Contests on the democratic ballot Are for 1 governor. 2 it. Governor. 3 attorney general or Iowa and 4 state treasurer. See list below Republican primary contests Are 1 . Senator 2 state senator 1st District 3 county treasurer and 4 county attorney. Two gop candidates appear on Trie ballot for county recorder incumbent Alice Vanroekel of Orange City and Gertrude Jonker of Rock Valley. The latter announced last week after bal lots were out that she was withdrawing and would not serve even if elected. The Complete list of candidates Republican ticket for u. 5. Senator George f. Milligan continued on Back Page breakfast at san. hollow a breakfast will be served at the Sand y hollow clubhouse starting at 6 30 . Monday May 27 memorial Day. The Public is invited. 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 rear end hitch punctured the Gas tank caused an estimated $350 damage to a 1972 Dodge Sedan owned by Ken Douma of Sioux Center at Kosters mfg. Co. Here about 3 . Monday afternoon. _. The car was inside Kosters building where the work was taking place when the Max matk. Hrecin of broke out and the vehicle was quickly pushed out of the building onto the by t Street. There several hand fire extinguishers were used by Kosters personnel to keep the Blaze under control and to almost completely extinguish it by the time the fire men were summoned to the scene. 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 Brommer fire chief. Brief flashes of flame and smoke poured from the rear end of the vehicle As Pic lure shows before extinction of the fire was attained local precipitation .84 there was damage to wiring moulding trunk mat rear bumper exterior paint. 75 75 72 62 86 65 48 42 52 37 59 60 t t .22. T .00

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