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   Sioux Center News (Newspaper) - May 30, 1957, Sioux Center, Iowa                                ON THE SHORT SIDE VOLUME 66 NUMBER 22 CENTER OF SIOUX COUNTY IOWA Relatives here received word of the sudden death of Peter Ten 53 of Los Angeles Calif who suffered a heart attack His wife is the former Jean Addink of Sioux Center Funeral services wiJ be held Saturday and going from here at attend were Mr and Mrs Ted Doornink Mrs Don De Oooycr and Mr and Mrs Bert Bruinsma MM A mass meeting of the women the Reformed churches of this area will be held at the First Re formed church in Sioux Center at 2 pm Thursday June G The meet ing is sponsored by the First Rei formed and Central Reformed churches here and will feature an address by Mrs Ronald G Korver Missionary of Japan now on fur lough in this country She is to tell of her work in Japan and will ehow pictures taken in the Orient I where she was born and grew to young womanhood Her parents still live in Japan Mrs Korvers husband is a native of Orange City l and the couple are temporarily i residing in the mission home there Mrs Korver was born at Kama Kura Japan and graduated from a Christian Junior college Keisen Girls School and taught for a few years in that school After her Ask dent w OFP1CIAL CITY COUNTY NEWSPAPER on Blocks THURSDAY MAY 30 1957 DemonstrationExhibit Building Goes Up Street Surfacing Construction is now well advanc grounds Also planned for erection 1 on a new 40x120 ft quonsetI this summer is a ft show years in uiat scnool Alter her e is a iijiw LI snow engagement to Mr Korver she 1 C Ju demonstration and and sale barn which wil be of pole spent a year in Orange City at j cxtilhll wilding at the Youth Fair construction with a sheet metal Northwestern The couple was in Sioux Center where the i roof The barn will provide accom 2 nnni I Cimu n married upon their return to Japan Both have taught in Jeiji Gakuin in Tokyo the past few years They have two children Kathy and Michael At the meet ing here Mrs Korver will exhibit wood sculpture carved by her mother in Japan MM Bernie Vant Kul who arrived in the States last week following 16 months of overseas service in Korea camp home Saturday ar aruiual Sioux County Youth Fair j modations for 50 dairy calves plus will be held August 13 14 and 15 24 6 x 10 sheep pens under bleach The building is located on an east j er sections lot at the north edge of the fail Photo by The News Annual 4H Girls Rally Day Will Be Held In City Friday Program Begins at am with Town Hall Several Seniors Receive Special Awards Friday Other Awards Given On Class Day j Several members of the Sioux i Center school graduating j class were recipients of special awards handed out at commence ment Friday night Scholastic awards went to Carol i lee De Ruyter valedictorian and Carolyn Vande Griend salutatori ian The American Citizenship award i presented annually by the Iowa Bar association went to Virginia Oliver Paul Vande Berg and Virginia Oliver received the Citizenship awards sponsored by the school The Agricultural award of the year was presented to Robert De Boom Receiving awards for attaining the most points in music were Erma Voorderman and Paul Vande Berg Dramatic awards went to Francis First Graduating Ctess of Dordt College program beginning riving at Sioux Falls S D There as met by his wife the forj mer Wilmina Schuiteman and will be held at the Sioux Center Blter These 11 young men and eight Wassenaar Sioux Center Herman Vander young women make up the Siouy Center omiuvemer Q Center r row Albertus De Rons and Carollee De Ruyter j class to be graduated from Dordt Rietema Kanawha laGerald Other Senior awards presented j college of Sioux Center They re Stigter SIOILV Center Dolores at commencement included orator ceived diplomas at a graduation Van Otterloo Rock Vallev teal declamation state winner tu j Edgerton Minn Arnold Davelaar Center Gertrude Haan o v on rvvtn VSlicy j vz program held at Bethel Christian Second row Elizabeth Van Tni Sioux Center Tohn wA secona row JiiizaDetn Van Sioux Trthn XViccnnb lene Micras television speaking Reformed church here at pm Doon lin MeverVolJ S D rflJ rt r superior rating in state contest Friday May 24 Helen Vander A Constanee Sheldon Continued on back page l Top row left to right Herman Gary Hofland Sanborrr Benitce Sbert CCnter l kJUJUA 0 J11CH I ucuci fIl he was met by his wife the forj The annual 4H Girls Rally Day j Gfrl wil1 fae chosen and one girl ill KA it clf i will be selected to recite the Bmonthold daughter Bar bara The family moved that same day lo Rock Valley where they will be making their home MM Several Sioux Center residents attended the cornerstone laying for the new multipurpose auditor ium at Northwestern College Or ange City Friday Dr H Colen brander president of the college town hall Friday May 31 j County Girls creed Schedule Talent Show for 4H Fair A talent show open to all resi o dents of Sioux County will be held board presided at the ceremony i in Sioux Center Tuesday August el t m wit Dr e Registration will begin at 930 I Mr Pau Knode an Intemation Farm Youth Exchange delegate to El Salvador will be the featured speaker of the day and will show slides of his five months visit in that country A friend of 4H chosen by the i clubs will be initiated as an hon orary member of the Sioux Coun ty organization Officers for the coming year held at 5 pm with Dr Preston j 13 in connection with the annual elected installed Stegenga president of the college 4H Fair j A5 the 4H girls leaders and in charge of Uie actual cornerstone j The show s s red b h faying Greetings were extended simix County Bureau by Mayor Arie Vander Stoep on vn i f AV rt nas Put UP a tola oi in prizes behalf of the city of Orange City to ta divided and by Hosier represent among fmjr top ing the Northwestern First Christian Reformed church and Bethel Christian Reformed church will change their services beginning Sunday June 2 and will have evening service instead of the each of four divisions barber shop harmony adult talent juven ile talent and novelty Entry blanks for the contest are presented elsewhere in this issue of The News A preliminary contest will be f j oiiijVJt fHiiULlg attViCC S held the Farm Bureau announced Sioux Center News Adv Two Youths Critically Injured In Headon Auto Collision May 22 usual afternoon senice MM Several of the Wandscheer rela tives went to Lester Thursday afternoon to attend funeral ser vices held for Mrs Wayne Van Wyhe 23 who passed away sud denly the early part of last week following a heart attack She was the former Louise Amend and is VlCtllllS Odean survived by her husband and three Tnno Tfcm If small children Going1 from here1 d tven were Mr and Mrs Jim Wandj Two teenage youths of near scfaeer Mrs Joe Wandscheer Mrs Sioux Center were critically in Gerrit Wandscheer Mr and Mrs jured at pm May 22 on a Ed Wandscheer Mr and Mrs j gravel road two mfles north and Harold Boeyink Dan Wandscheer j three and onehalf miles west of and Mr and Mrs Harold Wandj Sioux Center when cars in which scheer ithey were riding alone collided j headon National shutin week will be j The youths are observed June 2 through June 8 odean De and local residents have been in and Mrs simtm De JQ vited to join in the observance by oj soux center visiting invalids sick and aged j fr confined tp convalescent homes 1 son Mr and to homes for the of f Sioux Center s are expected to attend the Rally Day IRETON TO OIL STREETS The Ireton city council has authorized the ailing of 35 Mocks of streets in the residential sec this summer Jensen and have been awarded the con Memorial Day Ceremonies Set For Today Sioux Center Barbara Geurkink Baldwin wise iGUon i by Rev Fred Molkenthinj Speaker of Day i Annual Vacation Bible School Opens in Sioux Center Monday Teaching Staff Governor Vetoes 2i Sales Tax June 14 under sponsorship of Iota j Is Completed I Classes will be held Monday AH children from preschool age through Friday of each week be1 I eligible for kindergarten next ginning at am I Special Memorial Day services fall through eighth grade are Preichool classes will meet in will be held at the Sioux Center vited to attend the annual Vaca basement rooms of Central Community cemetery at am tion Bible school which will be j church Thursday May 30 in tribute to the j held at the local public grade j AH kindergarten children will MLSIT HpnH nf tTic omi Uf il i i A i war dead of this area Tax Will Go Back To 2 July 1 Gov Herschel Loveless has veto the state revenue bill embodying percent sales tax and his the Rev Fred Molkenthin of the First Baptist church of Siouk i n t Center a World War II veteran rUDIlS Of f j nem at ice local public grade inergarten children will s percent sales tax and his i school building and Central church report to the kindergarten room i disapproval of about 16 million basement here June 3 through All others will attend class in dollars of capita improvements vw U1JU ludiLl ill CUlllUll I Speaker for the occasion will be i basement here June 3 through nlJbnn t 4 A Memorial day parade will prei cede the ceremonies and will start i at the public school at 9 aim It will end at the cemetery servicemen mem Prompt printing service at The aged In a proclamation issued this week on the observance Gov De Jong driving a 1954 wees on me observance t a ny Herschcl Loveless said the people mouth 4door sedan and traveling in the homes and hospitals will west suffered a fractured jaw enjoy the visit from friends and jloss such visits will let them know that i i loss of most of his front teeth a Jbad cut on one knee leg injuries they have not been forgotten 2nd severe bruises and cuts about A 4 A 4 i the body and head Several local drove Kooi traveling east in a 1951 itcai people uruvc iu ui a jyji ian Beaver Creek Minn Monday to 2door Plymouth incurred com It was believed that the youths attend funeral services held for j pound fractures of the legs and i attention was diverted momentarilv and face Both suffered internal injuries The collision occurred near the crest of a hill almost directly in front of the Henry Sandbulte band members who will be joining the line of march for the proces sion to the cemetery are asked to be at the school grounds shortly before Servicemen are requested to wear uniforms if possible but to join the parade whether or not they have uniforms Those who wish to appear with but do not feel up to marching in CONDITION CRITICAL Both youths remained in critical condition yesterday Kooi has been unconscious since undergoing an operation Friday and his condition has been such that most members of the immediate family have been with him much of the time His mother taken ill after the accident is confined to a bed in the same hospital room She has been troubled with a gall bladder ailment The De Jong boy although in serious condition is reported to be showing slight improve ment fall in at the First Reformed church Legion officials have an nounced ere Mary Kiet estimate TJ xiecesiar emohasis LS on nt farm home 31 iltriu lui njji tiiiii Joe Mouw 35 who died of cancer j severe laceraUons about the hear He is survived by his wife and five small children Airs Mouw is a sister of Mrs Melvin Schuiteman and Mrs Alfred Hoogland Attcnd Continucd on back page Continued on back page Rev Fred Molkenthin Community Calendar Thursday May 30 Memorial Ceremonies at Sioux Center community cemetery aja Memorial day parade from school to cemetery 9 am Most Stores Closed all day in observance of Memorial day Friday May 31 4H Girls Rally Day at town hall rcgistrnion beginning at am starling at am all 41 clubs of Sioux county participating Tuesday June 4 Whife Ribbon Baby Party at Maurice Te Paste home pm sponsored by Iota Sigma Monday June 3 Opening of two weeks vacation MW I L TO the room where they attended I The effect of the governors veto j school this year Children coming i is to put the sales tax back to 2 in from other schools will be directi percent July 1 put the individual j ed to the proper classroom at tune j income tax rate back to 75 percent of registration by Mrs Arnold Ver of tie full rate and reduce the corporation rate from 3 to 2 pet Bids to Be Opened Uune 19 Drop 6 Blocks of Project I Council Reviews i Objections i The city council this week is advertising for bids on curb and and gutter and oil surfacing for blocks of streets on Sioux Cen ters east side and announced that the bid xvili be opened on Wed j nesday June 19 Specifications stipulate that the project is to start on or before July 1 and is to be completed by i November 1 j The council announced that it has dropped six blocks from the project as originally proposed in j compliance with the wishes ofthe majority of property owners in j those blocks j A total of 94 eastside property owners filed official objections to the project which calls for 2inch j hot asphalt surfacing on a 6inch j compact dry base utilizing salvag jable parts of the present surface jfor The council announced that all the objections had been given due consideration and that all blocks where the objectors were in major ity and which are so situated that their deletion would not adversely affect other parts of the program were dropped from the project About 39 of the 94 objectors are represented in the six blocks deleted the council stated Blocks dropped Two blocks of 7th Street N E east of Second Avenue or east of Hie Amos Vander Witt Two blocks of East First Street between First Avenue and Third Avenue or between the public school and Jacob Moellers and 375 feet of East First Street located east of Richard Ravenswaays One block of Third Street S E between Main Avenue and First Avenue S E mer The two weeks Bible school will cent Mrs Leonard Haan will present her piano pupils in a recital to be beciimaxed at pm Friday LGOV Loveless said that apri June 14 with the reseDtation ofmar reason or d college 31 at pm AU parents and friends are cor dially irvited to attend on the proam will ss Bomgaars Christina Sybes special program at the high I revenue bill was that it would prcn school auditorium to which the j duce about 8 million dollars a year ij above the amount appropriated by public is invited v Vermeer Safld Three blocks of the six eliminat ed are lightly used connecting streets it was explained MostQfthe streetsthat are to be surfaced feet wide Allowing 2 feeton each side for curb ami gutter the asphalt sur fiicing itseLf will be 31 feet wide Eight blocks wfll be 54 feet wide and onf block 7th Street South J east will be 28 ieetwide Special Session The council expects several accompanying the tractors to submit bids on the V that he project Once the contract is let reason for disapproving the Berg d ilrs Kindergarten Mre Henry property Robert Broek Lois Vermeer Karj Continued on back page en Venema Catherine Louwerse i Elizabeth Haan and Harriet Peters all of Sioux Cecter Larry Vander Haak Jimmy Roetman Shirley Ann Tiedemann Ronald Qostra Edward Mellema Betty Jean Cu perus Kathleen Oostra and j Nettinga ail of Hull and Leora Bonnema Hawarden Continued on bsck page i emphasis is oa of cost Continued on back page Ten Maurice Seniors Receive Diplomas May 29 Another 68 of An inch of Moisture Is Recorded Here Another 68 of an inch of rain was recorded in Sioux Center vi cinity during the past week Most of it came in the form of a brief but hard downpour about 5 pjn Saturday Nearly a half inch of rain fell in a matter of 5 minutes accompanied by hail that was comparatively heavy in spots though small in size The hail did only slight damage to flowers and gardens since it isteci orly a few brief moments The ground was blanketed pellets where the hail was heavi est i The weeks moisture brought j precipitation for the month of May to 539 inches which is 76 of an inch above the May normal of 363 inches i Summer weather returned to Center in earnest Tuesday as the mercury climbed to a sul try 82 degrees Above70 temper atures were recorded on three Continued on back page rfnmnrh rf a 1954 P1Tnouti bycrumpled car could be removed demolished cars in which two teen Ociean De Jons IS The collicli v age youths of west of Sioux Censed headon near the crest of a hill wrcckaS A had ter were critically injured May almost directly in front of the Usccl to pul1 the front seat 22 on a gravel road approximately Henry Sandbulte farm home The from the dashboard The miles northwest of Sioux Cen drivers were the only occupants stcerinS wheel was pushed r At left a 1951 Plymouth driv Nearly an hour elapsed before the most f the ceiling of the u 11 L x mt viiijt tcrAt left a 1951 Plymouth drivi Nearly an hour elapsed before the Bible school in Sioux Center j en by Kenneth Kooi 19 and at Kooi youth pinned in his badly ihed up al ceiling of the car by The News student council president was presented on behalf of the bar V iJ J Vogelaar Joaoa D Klein association by HearTe Paste rf meat held in the Maurice school Robert Brunk jr and Dorothv Orane Ctv auditorium evening Vander Stelt 1 Speaker for the occasion TO Dr i Member of the class were proi v Jlf H H Kalas president of Westmar seated by Harold McGilvra and Srade graduates in the college Le Mars diplomas were handed out byEi Maurice public school this year Those receiving diplomas were mer Van Roekel president of the were Ruth Brink Karen Briink Maurice board education Sharon Brunk Janice Cose Jerry The annual Sioux Center Baby and vice president of Vhe student Harold Annual Baby Party Is Set For June 4 The annual Sioux Center Eal r wuuvui jyrctvtico iTiasv marL Harnld id June dtnt of the Lmaa A De ship award prssented by the Iowa lis Stallbanm Sharon Vai bonko vice present of class Bar association in recognition of laar James Van Sharon K secretary Roma leadership ability character and Van Ommeran and Van Rde treasurer Jim Van worthy purpose in life The award Roekel   
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