Sioux Center News

April 19, 1956

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Sioux Center News (Newspaper) - April 19, 1956, Sioux Center, Iowa For the first time In seven years of column writing we are doing a rerun on MidCounty we hope youll enjoy rereading from the July 19S4 issue this It Is easy for a stranger coming Into a small town to make a hasty observation that the town Is dead on a Sunday or holiday af Usually theres only a car or two on Main A light breeze ruffles storefront awnings and whisks a little dust off the street and into the Except for a few men sitting on a bench In the shade by the post hardly anyone Is to be seen The town may look dead to but it The passerthrough doesnt see back yard family gatherings In the residential He doesnt see the swimming pool loaded almost to He doesnt see the pic nics hi the nor the backlot ball1 games In the neighborhood He doesnt see young peo ples meetings at the churches or many of the other gatherings that ore important to so many in the He looks only at the closedup business district and de cides the town Is He might be interested to read the weekly newspaper the follow ing Thursday and discover how much escaped his Countless events probably took place on that particular Sunday or holiday after events that were news worthy enough to be The of misses the real flavor of small town liv He doesnt know what goes on the other six days of the He has no realization of the amount of activity there is in a small com munity from day to What he sees through his car window does nt tell him much about the And from the October 1954 issue of the news this Never bewail the fact that you live in a small Main street may at times look a little too fam a little too changeless and but so do Broadway or Front streets in the cities if youve spent a large part of your life time What many small town people dont know is that there are millions of people living in cities who would give a large part of their earthly possessions to live in a small They realize better than we do that it is much easier to make the transition from small towns to the cities than from the cities to small Suburban villages that have sprung up around large metropoli tan centers in recent years are a direct response to our city cousins urge to see small town life while earning a living in the The best they can do is find a place toi live outside the city and hope that they will not live long enough to see the city gradually reach out and gobble up its At best this suburban life is a poor imita tion of genuine rural community since it lacks some of the fibers that run through and through the small Communities like Sioux Center are closely tied to their rural areas by dally intercourse with farm in Some of our farm peo ple feel they are as much a part of our town as we and were glad that they do because we de pend a great deal on our farm areas for trade and perhaps better than points up the chief difference be tween the suburban village and the rural small The suberb depends on the while the small town depends on its farm Next time you think small town life is too too much of the same thing over and over better stop to count your Youve got a lot more to be thank ful for than to complain VOLUMI NUMBIR CINTIR Of IIOUX IOWA OFFICIAL CITY AND COUNTY NtWSPAPtlt APRIL 1956 BIES AND PLOWBRS ere ai much part of spring ai kltei and draw and two local arc making fura tha Sioux Cantor aroa will hava anough Shown abovo ara Hanry Kamar nun and Taunlt Jantan with a thlpmanf of 50 colonial that arrlvad racantly from tho Each colony contalni a ajuaan and thraa poundi of roughly In In tha photo at tha aft Jantani hand ihown pointing to ono of tho packagat which hai ilnca baan placad In a hlva for tho During tha next faw montha thata baai will Incroata In numbari and will gather graat itorai of homy by by Tha Nawi Need Rain Now For Oats Crop The past seven days contained a little balmy a little a little and only a trace of moisture This was the second week of dry weather in and farmers in Sioux county were becoming concerned about the lack of moisture for The carry over of moisture from winter was light and by now fields and pastures were becom ing increasingly Rainfall is needed now to germanate the oats and give life to Total recorded moisture for the week was only which came April Tem peratures for the past week are as follows 11 66 54 12 57 47 13 74 30 14 69 51 15 54 30 30 22 17 54 About 1850 Attend Missionary Union Meeting Friday Total attendance at the North west Iowa Womens Missionary Union meeting held here Friday under the sponsorship of the Christian Reformed churches in this area was estimated at about 1850 About 650 were present for the afternoon and some 1200 attended at The meetings were held in the public school Those attended re presented Christian Reformed churches in Northwest Iowa and a few from Minnesota and South Three missionaries addressed the They were Marjorie a domestic missionary working in the Harlem area in New York RevJohn Van missionary to Ceylon and Donald Van a teacher of native teachertrainees in A hot lunch was served by wo men of the Inwood church in the school lunch room during the supper Slobe Dies In Orange City well known Orange City business died yesterday of a heart He was stricken about a week ago and had been under treatment that He was Sleux School Nolii Hospers Will Leave for Position At Iowa By Superintendent who has served the Hospers pub lic school the past three was elected superintendent of the Mapleton public schools on Wed nesday evening the past We regret losing a splendid young superintendent like Mahaffey from Sioux we are always glad to see young men progress in the Super intendent Mahaffey has made many improvements in the Hos pers school system during his stay This column expresses deepest sympathies to the Bernard Felk ema in the recent death of Supt Feikemas The Feikema family were long time residents of Hawarden and vicinity before moving to At the meeting of the County Superintendents o f Northwest Iowa held at on plans were made to hold the Trlcounty Teachers Fall Institutes the last part of at the following places Storm Rock Ra pids and Le County Superintendent Charles Tye and the regional super visor for high schools from the State Department of Public In Thomas In spected the Ireton and Rock Val ley public schools and Green Inspected the Orange City high school All three schools are in good County Superintendent and Charles Tye were guests Tues day evening at a courtesy dinner at sponsored by the Chatsworth and the two Margaret Ris tow and Helen and pupils of the Chatsworth public Following the delicious dinner a social evening was en joyed by The at Chats worth has been a growing organ ization since its beginning some four years pupils and patrons have benefited greatly from its help and t Crawford county has completely reorganized their schools into one administrative unit and 6 atten dance Several study com mittees are studying reorgainiza tlon of schools for Sioux Indications are that we will have between 400 and 450 8th grade graduates in all the schools In Sioux county who will receive diplomas in May and qualify to enter high According to a Maurice Music Students Win 17 Firsts Friday Maurice high school music stu dents won 17 division I ratings and 10 division II ratings last week end in the Class D schools state contest held at Alton for solos and small The students are under the di rection of Harold who handles both the vocal and In strumental In the vocal music divi vislon I ratings were won by the Solos Thelma Small groups Girls vocal sextet and Girls Winning division II ratings were Solos Ted Marlin and Harvard Small groups Boys double instrumental Division I ratings in the instru mental contests were awarded to the Janice piano solo and cla rinet solo Thelma Eu phonium solo Marjorie Stall saxophone solo Mary Dee flute solo Darlene Stall tenor sax Brass sextet Brass sextet Clarinet Saxophone sex Chamber group of Cla rinet Woodwind chamber group and Woodwind chamber group Division II ratings in the In strumental division were Small groups Brass Brass Saxophone Trumpet trio and two woodwind Thirtyfive students were di rectly engaged in this large music activity Easter Seal Funds Top Last Years In Sioux County Easter Seals funds collected In Sioux county this year topped the amount collected last year but didnt quite reach the figure of two years according to Sioux county Easter Seal He said he was how with the fine response and wished there was some way in which everyone could see how this money Is being Just re he another Sioux county crippled child was ap proved for aid at the treatment center in Sioux City and that two others are now getting help in other DeBruin said he wants to thank all who helped in any way with the campaign and express his personal appreciation to all who gave to the Minnesotan Fined On Traffic Charge A fine of and costs was paid by Sorenson of April when he appeared before Justice Martin Kuiken on a charge of going through a stop sign at the junction of highways IB and 75 a mile north of Perkins The summons was written by Patrolman GOOD WILL TRUCK The Good Will Industries truck will be in Sioux Center May to pick up articles of clothing and household donations will be recent tabulation there will be 105 rural eighth grade 204 from the public town schools and 154 from the church Bob Boeyink Will Play Marshall In Senior Play The rise of a Inspir ing man whose smile is Infections and whose speech denotes a Scot tish burr is depicted In Catherine Marshalls story and John Me Grecveys A Man Called Marshall struggles with the problems of the reactions of the and the welfare of his wife during trying The part of Peter the Scottish immigrant who became SSenate will be portrayed by Bob His wife will be played by Amy Van der Wilt and his small son by Merlin This in three will be presented by the high school senior class in the high school auditorium April at 0 under the direction of Miss Betty Peter Marshall was for several years the very popular minister of the New York Avenue parish in and later chaplain for the His home was always open to all and he helped people of all but particularly he enjoyed the youth work in his Other members of the cast in elude Allan TalbotTruman Bar tels Judith BickleEleanor Van Vclzen Jesse BickleHenrletta Sandbultc Susan GrantCarol Bomgaars Marian GrantMary Klaaren Steven GrantJim Vande Berg George YostWilfred Cle veringa Joe KeatingAlden Ber kenpas Senator James Knox Polk Carl De Vos Nancy Everetts Lucille Plulm Barbara Logan Gerdena Te Slaa HuldaAlda The Student Director is Llla Lammers and the prompters are Hcrtilda Nobel and Marlcnc Hul Incentive Payments On Wool Expected To Average 40 Incentive payments under the government wool program for the marketing year ended March 31 may average around 40 percent of the average price growers re ceived for their according to John chairman of the Sioux county ASC Producers have until the end of this month to file applications on sales completed by March Chairman Draaycr stated that a current government report In dicates that wool prices during the first 10 months of the 1055 marketing year averaged 44 cents per grease Since most of the wool eligible for pay ments in the 1955 program was sold during the 10month period covered by the the average price for the year Is not expected to be materially different when final reports are If this average holds for the full marketing the individual producer may estimate his In centive payment at approximately 40 percent of tho price he received for his On this the payment for lambs sold for slaughter will be about 70 cents per hundred pounds of These estimates are based on the average Incentive price of G2 cents per grease Incentive payments for the first years operations under the program will be made this sum A onecentperpound de duction from wool incentive pay ments and a 5 centperhundred pound deduction from slaughter lambs and yearling payments will be made to finance the campaign to enlarge the market for wool and These deductions were approved In a referendum held last Bond Purchases Continue Strong Investments in United States savings bonds in Sioux county dur ing March amounted to making the first quarter total for 30 per cent of the 1956 8 Sioux County People Granted Citizenship Eight Sioux county residents were among 04 new citizens who were naturalized nt Sioux City Friday In the federal district courtroom of Judge Henry They heard Judge George a naturalized citizen say To be a citizen of the United States is a priceless As a naturalized cit I In a society like con tinued Judge the citi zen always needs be con cerned and active with the burdens and the duties of main taining his rights and way of The 84 new citizens represented 15 different the largest representation coming from the Those from Sioux county were Marie Cornelia Byker of Ircton Gcrrlt Jan Korncllsljc Jacob Marlus Evcrtse nnd Lena Evcrtse of Hull and and Lccndcrt Ro denburgh of Sioux Their children who arc under 10 years of ago became citizens automati An interesting observation made at the ceremony was the fact that a little 5 yearold German glii who was an orphan adopted by an English couple in England now becomes an American citizen due to her foster parents change of citizenship She was born a adopted by Eng lish and finally becomes an American by their naturaliza Two Cars Collide Damage Near and CKlaarenbeek of Sioux Center were shaken up but not believed seriously hurt Tues day afternoon when their car was struck from the rear by a 1955 Chevrolet driven by John Vander Both vehicles were coming from the The Klaarenbceks had been to Orange City and were returning The accident happened just inside the town limits almost directly in front of Ktoarenbecks According to Officer Jake Duisi who Van der Stouwe apparently didnt slow down quickly enough and crashed into the Klaarenbeek Damage to the Chevrolet was estimated at Dulstermars said damage resulted to the Klaarenbeek an older Postmaster Asks Bids on Vehicle The postmaster at Sioux Center will accept bids on furnishing a private vehicle for use as a parcel post and mail delivery Bids are to be based on a rate per hour use and must be presented or mailed in a sealed envelope to the postmaster by 2 April The vehicle Is to be furnished beginning July Full in formation and the proper forms may be procured from the local Womens Bowling League Ends Year The Sioux Center ladles bowl ing league ended April 11 after 28 weeks of bowlingHenrietta Tammlnga ended the season with the high average of Berdena Bleeker had second high with The teams won and loss re cords are as follows Beauty 7834 Dress 7537 Smith 7042 Ready 5260 50 02 Bleeker 5002 4171 and the Tribe Wins Loses to Rockets Next Two at Home The high school baseball team split In their two games played during the past In the game played at Rock Valley the Indians went down to 12 to but came back to defeat Alton 10 to Tho Rockets scored five of their 12 runs in the second Inning to win without too much Rock Volley oulhlt the 6 to Aldcn and Carl Berkenpas did the pitching for Sioux Center while Paul Vande Berg Kalsbcek and Klein formed the battery for the The score by Innings Sioux Center 000 102 4 Rock Valley 050 124 Defeat Alton In the game played at Alton three home runs were hit with the Indians getting two of Alton scored three of their six runs In the first Inning with the help of Scnnemas Norlc Mouw and Darrell Do Boer provided the round trippers for the Indians In the second and firth The Indians had nine hits to Aldcn Berkenpas went the dis tance to pick up the Vandc Berg again did the Alton used Vegtcr and Mulder on the mound with Scnncma behind the The score by innings Sioux Center 020 Alton 301 0 Two Home Games The Indians have two more gomes scheduled for the coming Both of them will be played on the locnl diamondTomorrow afternoon they will meet Maurice and will play Rock Valley again cither on Tuesday or Wednesday of next week Ross Vernon Elected State President of Telephone Assn Ross manager of the Mutual Telephone Company of Sioux Center was named last week to the presidency of the Iowa Inde pendent Telephone Association In DCS Long active in the Vernon has held a number of im portant committee positions and for the last two years has served as Community Hospital News Arle Boersma of Doon was admitted as a medical patient on the llth and passed away on the John Kulper of Doon was admitted as a medical patient on the llth and was released on the and John bultc are the parents oC a daugh Donna born on the Both were released on tho Larry son of Charlie Koopmans of was ad mitted as a medical patient on the 12th and was released on the and Andrew Vander Vllet are the parents of a Brian born the Both were released the William Scholtcn of Hull was admitted as a surgical patient on the Abraham De Groot was admit ted as a medical patient on the Alice De Vrles of Hull was admitted as a medical patient the 16th nnd1 released on the Gradus Aalbers Will Speak Tuesday Gradus Aalbers of the Indian Mission at will come to Sioux Center at Tuesday April and will be guest speaker at a special program given under the sponsorship oE the Missionary Guild of the First Reformed Anlbcrs will speak on his work at the Mission and will also present slides of his work The public is cordially Invited to attend the A social hour will be held in the church parlors following the program for all Guild members and their Vans Radio Wont Close Tomorrow Night Prices Drop Some one will be on the floor to sell home appliances day and night for a 24 hour period be ginning at 8 oclock tomorrow at Vans Radio and Appliance The occasion will be the 10th anniversary sale and it has a number of unusual For one thing it will last only 24 with price reductions by the Full details will be found In an ad on one of the In side pages of this weeks Christian College Is Renamed by Group Meeting Here Friday ROM Vernon While his term will be for one rcdccllon is usually automa tic for another Other officers named were John Cedar first Harold Clear second vicepresident and William DCS reelected secretary Miirvin DCS vicu prcsidcnt and general manager of the Iowa nrcn of Northwestern Bell Telephone was elected to the 21mcmler board of Directors reelected for 3year terms were Roy Mount Pleasant Clyde Monte zuma Filmorc West Lib erty Riccvillc Walnut and Thomp Executive committee members elected arc Edward the retiring presi dent Earle Knoxvillc and Vernon will become chair man of the replacing Two Ireton Students Get First Ratings Two Ircton high school students won division I ratings at the class D schools state music contest at Alton last They were David with a French horn and Judy In the vocal solo Midwest Changed to Dordt College Known since Its founding ns Mid west Clirlstlan Junior tho newly established Institution in Sioux Center had Its name changed formally Friday at a meeting oC tho college It will be known henceforth as Dordt College and the constitu tion has been amended to read that The change was made upon the recommendation of the colleges general which considered such n change at Its meeting The society gave unani mous approval to the change here last The new name has an Interesting according to authorities at the It dates back to the Synod of Dordt In the 17th cen an Important event In Re formed church The Synod of Dordt was the largest and most imposing synod of all Reformed accord ing to literature published by the college It wns called Into be ing by the government of the Neth erlands to settle a doctrinal con trovcry that was disturbing tho peace of the The synod as sembled at Dordt Dordrclch on a island In the southeast of The first session was held It was further explained that the name Dordt will constantly remind us of the heritage In which we lire rooted and the goals we should strive It will give us a constant source of inspiration to continue in the faith of the It will tell all people everywhere just exactly what we are ami what we stand Dordt no other will express the distinctive ness of our school nnd the purpose for which It was The Spirit of Its strivings to seek the glory of God in all its its opposition to Armin its efforts to be faithful to the Word of God in every summarizes all the things our school should strive 11 is explained that the name Midwest Christian Junior College was hastily adopted when the general board was en cumbered wiith many College Buy Moris Home for Dormitory The Maris residence on north Main has been purchased by Dordt College for conversion to a dormi it was learned here this The transaction was completed An option on the large residence was given upon Marls return from a winter visit in Cal and It was known locally that the college was trying to find additional housing for more stud ents for next Possession will bo given The large house has been the home of the late arid Marls for many Brothers Theres quite a brother act in the Charlton national guard com Twelve sets of 24 in are included on the com pany roster THIS IS HOW BOSCHS CLOTHING after nearly three of redecorating and rearranging of The itore It said to be one of the moit complete meni clothing ihopt In thlt part of the itate by Bodnir Boschs Clothing to Hold Grand Opening In Newly Remodeled Store this Week End Completely refurnished and Boschs Clothing will hold a grand opening celebration tomorrow and Saturday to mark the end of nearly three months of work in changing the The which now features a complete line of mens and boys clothing In about twice as much floor space as was available before the first of the has been com pletely Many additional fixtures have been added for dis playing New tile has been laid on the floor and every thing has been Gerald says he believes he has ono of finest mens clothing stores in this part of the state now and that the store has been arranged throughout for convenience to Ready for Ihe event this week end is a huge now stock of spring and summer for casual wear and for Hundreds of prizes are being of fered Friday and Accord ing to a large ad appearing on an inside page of this weeks there U a long list of door prizes and there will be favors for women and Bosch says he hopes everyone will have a chance to stop in and look over the now ;