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April 9, 1953

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THURSDAY, APRIL 9, 1953 THE HDLJLAND, MICHIGAN, EVENING SENTINEL MGE THREI Zeeland Mission Union Plans Spring Meeting Th* spring meeting of the Women's Missionary Union of 17 Christian Reformed churches of Classis Zeeland will be held Thursday, April 16, in the First Christian Reformed Church of Keeland. Speakers at the 2 p m. session will be Miss Wilhelmina Tuit of the Paterson Hebrew Mission and Mr*. Edgar Smith, on furlough from Lupwe, Nigeria. Mrs. Nelson Gemmen and Mrs. Harry Aldermk will present special music. Mrs. Robert Pool from Zeeland will lead devotions, and Mrs. Leonard Koopman from Rusk will close the meeting with prayer. The evening session will begin at 7:15 with a 15-mimite song service under the leadership of Bernard Sharpe. Devotions will be given by Rev. J. Kenbeek, pastor of Drenfhe Christian Reformed Church. The Aduk Choir of First Christian Reformed Church will sing. The Rev. Fiank De'Jonge, home missionary in Southern California, will present the great work of home missions, and a missionary him, "The Witness," will be shown. The Rev. Dick Walters, of the Reformed Bible Institute in Grand Rapids, will narrate the film. Mrs John Naberhuis and Mrs. Cornelius Karsten will preside at the organ and piano in rche afternoon, and Miss Harriet Gruppen and Mrs. Bernard Sharpe in the «vening. The greater part of the day's offering will be divided between the Soldiers .Fund and the Canadian Emergency Building Fund. Mrs. J. Guichelaar, president of ttie union, will introduce three new board members: Mrs. E. Van Halsema from Hudsonville, first . vice president to replace Mrs. M Bolt; Mrs. William Karsten from Zeeland, secretary to replace Mrs. Gerrit Veenboer, and Mrs. Rufus Van Noord from Jamestown, as- fistant treasurer to replace Mrs. Henry Visser. Rev. Dykstra Speaks To Missionary Group Speaking about his work among the natives in Muscat, Arabia, the Rev. Dirk Dykstra, recently returned missionary from that eountry, addressed members oi the Ladies' Missionary Society in Sixth Reformed Church Tuesday night. He also showed pictures of the work and conditions in the foreign missionary field. Mrs. J. Westerhoff, accompanied by Mrs. S. Plagenhoef sang two numbers. Devotions were conducted by Mrs. J. Kraai and refreshments were served by Mrs. G. Steggerda, Mrs. B. Vander Meulen and Mrs. William Van Etta. Trinity Mission Group Hears Mrs. B. Hakken Women's Mission Auxiliary o: Trinity Reformed Church held its regular meeting Tuesday evening in the church lounge. There were 60 members present. Mrs. Joe Griep played a medley of hymns. Mrs. Bernard Hakken dressed in Arabian costume, told of her work as a teacher in a girls' school in Bagdad Mrs. Marian Klomparens, Mrs Dorothy Yonker and Mrs. Arnolda Ottmg were m charge of the social portion of the meeting. 20% DISCOUNT on Group of New Spring Suits and Dresses Allen's Warm Friend Tavern Adv Engagement Told Miss Marilyn Derks Mr. and Mrs. Harold Derks of 402 Lincoln Ave. announce the engagement of their daughter, Marilyn, to Ronaid Israels, son of Mr. and Mrs. Gerrit Israels of 73 River Ave. Local Adventists Begin Ingathering Appeal The annual Ingathering Appeal, to help support and extend worldwide mission work, was started this week by the Seventh-day Adventist Church here, according to Pastor Duane Miller. Observing its 50th year since the national beginning of the Appeal, the local church plans to reach its .$2,587 goal in eight weeks through member and business firm contributions and door- to-door canvassing. The church raised 31,600 last year. Last jear, the national campaign netted $3,335,000, all of which was used for humanitarian work. Besides public subscription, Adventists ga\'e a large sum for support of missions, medica and educational work in 194 countries. TONIGHT 7:00--Past Matrons of chapter 40, Eastern Star, meeting and practice at Masonic Hall. 7:30--Ida Scudder circle meet- ng at home of Mrs. John Slagh; Isabelle Thoburn at home of Mrs. Carl Harrington and Clara Swain circle at horn* oif Mrs. Frank Camp. 7:30--JCC Auxiliary annual dinner at Centennial room, Warm Friend Tavern. 7-30 -- Lighthouse Fellowship Club in Salvation Army building. 7:30--Hosanna Chorus in Bethany Christian Reformed Churoh. $ : 00--Regular meeting Holland Memorial Post No. 188, American Legion, at club house. 8.00--Our Lady oi Fauma Study group of St. Francis De Sales Church at home ot Mrs. John Zych, 256 West 23ixl St. g.00--"What Is a Lutheran" series at Zion Lutheran Church. 8:00--St. Anne's Guild of Grace Church at rectory, 274 Maple Ave. 8.00 -- Alcoholics Anonymous at 178 River Ave., upstairs. TOMORROW 2-30--WCTU meeting at home of Mrs. John Van Oss, 560 State St. 7:30--Dr. Harry Hager speaker at City Mission. Film "Gateway to India." g-00 -- Alcoholics Anonymous Servic* Group at 4 East Eighth St. Albert Huis/en Speaks To Maplewood Society Maplewood Reformed Church Women's Missionary Society me Tuesday evening in the church with about 65 members present Mrs James Baar presided. Devotions were conducted by Mrs. Mel vm Kragt. A quartet composed of Mrs. Roj Nicol, Mrs Robert Van Voorst Mrs. Duane Kalavvart and Mrs Arthur Boeve, Jr., sang two num bers accompanied by Mrs. Earle Tellman. Mrs. Baar gave a brief accoun of the Women's Missionary con ference after which Albert Huisjen was introduced as the speaker. Mr Huisjen told of missionary work being done among the Jews. He also showed Jewish curios. Hostesses were Mrs. Jay Bruis chat, Mrs. Harry Bruischat, Mrs Peter De Jonge and Mrs. Willmur Masselmk. Allegan Group Plans Spring Style Show ALLEGAN (Special)--April 29 is the date set for the Junior Hospital Service League's annua .spring style show, according to Mrs. Paul Franz, league chair man. Committees are already at work on the project which will be helc in the Gnswold Memorial build mg. POWER is 111 bat not the Admitted to Holland Hospital Wednesday were Ruth Thompson, New Richmond; Mrs. Gezina Bekins, Zeeland; Harold Blystra, 772 Lincoln Ave.; Juanita Wiersema, 270 West 21st St.; Harold G. Hopkins, 143 West 17th St.; Pati Sue Bruursma, route 4. Discharged Wednesday were Linda Lou Buter, route 3; Lois Koopman, 315 West 18th St.; Mrs Charles Roberts, 248 East 10th St.; Mrs. Ben Koopman and baby, 147 West 16th St.; Mrs. Daisy Vander Kamp, 279 West 18th St.; Mrs. Paul Van Eyk and baby, 70S West 12th St. Hospital births include a son, James Pedersen, born Wednesday to Mr. and Mrs. Chester Keag, Fennville; a daughter, Noreen Marie, born Wednesday to Mr, and Mrs. Edmund McManama Beach Court; a daughter, Janet Sue, born Wednesday to Mr. and Mrs. Robert Connell, 674 Washington Ave.; a daughter, Sallj Jane, born Wednesday to Mr. and Mrs. Gayle Teerman, 349 Fourth Ave.; a daughter, Susan Dawn born Wednesday to Mr. and Mrs Kenneth Etterbeek, 519 West 21st St.; a son, Gary J., born today to Mr. and Mrs. George Romeyn route 1. This '53 BDICK i $ 2226 dettveretf! It's Irie highest-powered SpECJAt in Buick Wsiory. It has more luxury, a finer ride, greater comfort. Yet itiis big, roomy performer holds ihe price line -- ddivers for just a few dollars more than the low-price* ears. Better drop in and see this great irafoe now. ·3-*so«. 6^o.mngBi- Sw*». ***** «D, «*MrOI«l. OD*M»| «**· »«rf, orce+iortot. Vote and toco* k»re«, rf onf. additional Prwuw may m odfomng comimmrlie* *·» to Wwppiag dKH0e*. M Vandenberg Buick, Inc. 35 W. 16th and River Panel Discusses Parent, Daughter Relationship* "Parent and Daughter Relationships" were discussed by a panel of Camp Fire Girls and adults Monday evening at a meeting ol the Camp Fire Leaders Association. The group met for a potluek supiper in th* Woman'* Literary club house. Questions on family understanding were discussed and the ever- present question, "Does it make any difference if you go with a boy 'from the other side of the tracks'" was asked. This brought considerable discussion cm the importance of considering like backgrounds in social, religious and intellectual respects when considering a life partner. The discussion ended with each panel member stating how he feels he can help himself in getting along with all people wt whom he comes hi contact. Taking part in the di-seussion. which Was moderated by Mrs Mary Weaver of the state health department, were Mrs. William Van Howe, Mrs. Robert Eshelman Mrs. Charles K. Van Duren, Judge Raymond L. Smith, Carroll Noi- lin, Patty Rfhbein, Nancy Wheaton Sandra Schaap, Peggy Tillema Mary Bosch, Jamie Mason, Sarabeth Brown, Sara Jo Klemhoksel Phyllis Kruithoff, Sunny Bouwman and Sally Damson. Arrangements for the program were made by Mrs. Carroll Norhn Supper was served by the M«- darnes Adrian Van Putten, Johr Larion. Theodore Range, Jamp Nierihuis, William Pluim, R, E Barber and Grace Van Dyke. DAY Presents Hospital Bed and Wheel Chair At a joint meeting of the Dis abled American Veterans and Auxiliary Tuesday evening in the Legion club rooms, the DAV chap ter presented to tb,e Auxiliary ; wheel chair and a hospital bed These items will be available 10 any veterans who need them. The program featured movieK o fishing in Canada, »hown by S Elhart. Refreshment* were served by the Auxiliary membam. Marriage Licenses Ottawa County David C. Meyer, 20, route ? Holland, and Joyce Elaine Welters 18, route 6, Holland; Edward Wa beke, Jr., 26, Zeeland, and Ann; Mae Zuidema, 24, Holland. The world's year - round "ho spot" is th« island of Massawa i the R*d jwja The mean annua temperature i about W degree Fahrenheit. 20% DISCOl£NT on Group of New Spring Suit* and Dresse* Allen's Warm Friend Tavern To Celebrate 50th Anniversary Rev. and Mrs. H. V. Dekker On Saturday, April 11, the Rev. *nd Mrs. H. V. Dokker of Port ;heldon will celebrate then- 50th veddmg anniversary. They plan to Celebrate Lhf occasion with a fam- ly dinner at noon in the Tuhp loom, Warm Friend Tavern, and pen house later in the day. Open house also will be held n the Tulip Room, where friends and relatives are invited to call from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p m. The Dekkers have four children, the Rev. Willard Dekker of 3 ainted Post, N. Y., Harold I. }ekker of route 4, Mrs. James W. 3ieiby of Sagmaw and Max L. Dekker of Chesaning, Mich. There are 20 grandchildren. Rev. Dekker, now retired, was a rural carrier in Holland for 18 years before entering the mim-,try for Wc*!e\an MethoilLst di'iiomm- ation in 1923 'He served churches at Merrill, Grant, Shelby, Hastings and Lake Odessa and a double charge m New Haven and Owosso before retiring bc-;nue of Mrs. Dekker's ill health He also had superintended mission work in Cincinnati for three years before beginning pastoral work Rev. Dekker's aged mother, Mrs. Mary G. Dekker, who was 90 years old last Dec. 28, lived with the Dekkers for some lime but now is at Mrs. Coelingh's . Convalescent home in Zeeland. | She will not be able to join the anniversary celebration. ipeech Contests Icheduled Here Holland will be host Friday to a group of hign school speakers \\hon the Michigan High School Korfiisic Association will hold its (listnet spore 1 h contest here. Tho public is invited to hear the jouug spoakiMx in Third Re- lorini'd t'hurch. where they will be judged by Lester De Koster and H. V a n " Dyk of Cnlvin Col- logo, G i n n d Rapids, and Miss Helen Harton of Hope College. Forensic directors are Mrs. Robert Crummel of Muskegon Heights, Miss Poggy Powers of MiUikogon inid Muss Ruby Calvert of Holland Students participating are from those throe cities. Drams)»· reading*, nail be presented a) 0 15 a in. Holland High School participants are Elaine Bo Us is. presenting "Thirty Pieces of Silver," and Richard Klann. "The Shadow" from "Death Takes a Holiday." Extempore speakers will compete at 10.50 am. Faith Rusticus and Morwin Van Doornik nre Holland High's representatives Taking part in declamation at 12 15 pin w i l l he David D\kstra ami Eh/.abeth Ver Hoy of Holland, presenting "The Big Parade" and "An Echo Here and There " Holland High students in original oratory contests, at 1:45 pm. are Jane Schaalsma, presenting "Freedom Is Your Job," and Connie Tumsma, "The Middle Road " Humorous reading contestants competing at 2:45 pm. will include Maria Kssonburgh and Gene Skorske of Holland presenting "Mama Spanks Me" and "The Waltz " "Jown Miss Mary Berkel, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. G. C. Berkel at 94 West 12th St., entered the Presbyterian hospital School of Nursing in Chicago last week to begin the three-year nursing course. Miss Berkel is a graduate of Holland High and attended Hope College. She entered the school of nursing on March 23 and formal classes started this week. A hymn sing will be held Sunday at 9 p m in Hamilton Christian Reformed church. Gerrit Dyik- ema will be song leader and special music will be presented by the Singing Boys, directed by Miss Albertha Bratt. Pvt. Ronald L. Boerema, son of Mr. and Mrs. George Boerema of route 2, Hudsonville, recently completed a course in chemical warfare at the Eta Jirna Specialist School in Japan, according to the Army Home Town News Center. Pvt. Boerema, in the Far East since February, formerly was stationed at Fort Knox, Ky. Before entering the Army last July, he was employed by the C and O railroad in Grand Rapids Mr. and Mrs. Fred Veldhuis of 532 East Mam St., Zeeland, will hold open house Friday evening for their son, Pvt. Leon Earl Veldhuis, who will leave for the Pacific area on Saturday, April 11. Pvt. Veldhuis recently was graduated from Advanced Diesel School at Fort Knox, Ky. Mr and Mrs. John T. Holmes of Chicago have relurned home after spending Easter week-end at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Straatsma, East Eighth St. The Rev John O. Hagans, pastor of First Methodist Church, will speak at the Exchange Club meeting Monday noon on "A Visit to the Underworld." The club will meet at the Warm Friend Tavern. Miss Eunice Schipper Given Surprise Shower Miss Eunice M. Schipper, whose marriage to Don Northuis will take place on June 24, was honored as a surprise miscellaneous shower last Thursday evening at the home of Mrs. Peter Jacobusse of route 6. Co-hostese was Mrs Ray Kemme. A two-course lunch was served Invited guests were Mrs. C. Do Fouw, Mrs F.lmer Northuis, Mrs Kenneth Noi thuis, Mrs. Rodger Northuis, Mrs. A r t h u r Schipper, Mrs. Peter Vande Wegc, Mrs. Irving Sweet and Mrs. Wayne Jacobusse oi Holland, Mrs. John Northuis, Mrs Walter Van Assolt, Sr. Mrs. Albert I.uurtsoma, Mrs William Van Asselt, Mrs Walter Van Assolt, J r , Mrs William Schippor, Mrs. S Schipper, Miss Joan Schippor and Miss Mary Margaret Schipper of Zeelend. Leprosy Missions Gifts Reach Almost $7,000 Total collections for leprosy missions contributed by approximately 55 churches in 1he Holland area amounted to 56,903 14 for the past year, it was announced at the annual meeting of the board of directors of the Holland Federation of Women's Societies Monday in Trinity Reformed Church. The total amount was $120 morp than last year, but the cost of supporting a leper has now increased to $40 a year, and the local federation will be able 1o support 161 lepers the coming year, compared with 186 last year. The program featured a film, "The Memory of India." Mrs. C. Meyering led devotions and a sextet of Fourteenth Street Christian Reformed Church sang two selections. Letters were read from Dr C. J. Stauffacher, the board's representative in Inhambame, Portuguese East Africa. The next board meeting will be held in January in Holland Heights Christian Reformed Church Tea was served by a group of women of Trinity Reformed Church. Grace Church Women Plan Annual Service Plans for the Women's Corporate Communion and ingathering of the United Thank Offering were made at a meeting of the Women's Council of Grace Episcopal Church Wednesday afternoon. Date set for the annual event is Tuesday, April 21 at 9 a m. A breakfast will he seryed by St Anne's Guild after the communion service. Four delegates and four alter nates will be elected to the con vent ion of the Women of the Dio ce.se of Western Michigan in Maj at St. Joseph. Plans also were made for th farewell service and reception to Bishop Lewis Bliss Whitiemore t be held May 17 in Grand Rapids Dr. Donald V. Carey, Gran Rapids, will be in charge o arrangements. Mrs. William Collins, presiden of the council, presided. Mrs. Ear Norman F. Russell, 56, Dies at Holland Hospital Norman F. Russell, 56, died early this morning at Holland Hospital after an iliness of four months. Hit, home address is 66 East 32nd St. Mr. Russell was born in Brantford, Ontario, Canada, to the late Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Russell and moved to Zeeland w i t h his family. He came to Holland at the age oi 21 and has been employed at t h e Holland Furnace Co tor 35 j-onrs until he became ill Ho was a member of the Maplewood Re- tormed Church. Surviving are the wife. Agnes; four sons, William, K e n n e t h and Preston of Holland and Roger of Grand Haven; tluee daughters, Mrs. Arhe Brarlfield, Mrs. Douglas Bowen of Holland and Mrs Jack Fletcher of Cutlerville, 16 grandchildren; one bister. Mrs John Slabbekorn of Zeeland nn'l one step-son, Nelson L. Molonaai of Holland. Funeral services will be held Saturday at 2 p m at Mapl-- wood Reformed Church w i t h t h e Rev. James W. Baar o f f i c i a t i n g Rurial will be in Pilgrim Home Cemetery. Friends may c a l l at t h e Nibbehnk-Notior F u n e i a l Chapel Friday from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p m Millor. ei clary, and Mrs. Pau Meeske, treasurer, gave reports Oihers ?ittendmg were Mrs. L. ]V Williams, Mrs. Minnie Rose, Mrs Joseph Mooke, and the Rev. William C. Warner. Borgman, Mrs. Georg Mrs. James A Wallace Miss Ihrman to Speak To Gleaners Group Miss Alice Ihrman, exchange teacher to the Netherlands undei the Fulbiight Plan in 1951-52. will be the speaker and show pictures at a meeting of the Gleaners Fellowship in Third Reformed Church parloi s Friday at 7 45 p m. Devotions will be conducted by Mrs. J H S hippcr Hostesses will bo M i s William Arendshorsl. Miss N e l l i e Ver Meulen and Mrs. Ben Vanden Berg. Porterfield Ready WASHINGTON f UP)--Bob Por- lorfield of the Washington Senators, having blanked the Brooklyn Dodgers, 7-0, with a fuil route performance, is ready for his American League opening day pitching assignment. Portorfield hold the Dodgert to four hits Wednesday. More than half of the people of Ihe Netherlands l i v e below sea level. They nre prolerted by 1 SOO miles of dikes and 2,000 p u m p i n g units. 20% DISCOUNT on Group of New Spring Suits and Dresses Allen's Warm Friend Tavern Artv Mrs. M. Robutka Dies At Grand Haven Hospital GRAND HAVEN (Special) -Mrs. M a l t h a Robutka, 64, route 2, Giand Haven, Robinson township, died in Municipal hospital Wednesday a f t e r n o o n . She had been in ill h e a l t h lor seven years and was admit tod to the hospital three weeks ago. She was born in Chicago Fob 1, 18X9, and came to t h i s v i c i n i t y in 1937 She was the loimor M a l t h a Robolmski. She was m;jrnorl in Chicago in 3910 to M a r t i n Robutka who is employed at the Dake Engine Co. in Grand Haven Hesidf s the husband, she is sur- v i v e d In tv.o daughters, Mrs. Edw , i r d I ' v t e l of Chicago and Mrs M i i J o i d M i l l e r of Ciforo, 111 : two sons, Walt oi of Detroit and Stephen of Now B r i t a i n , Conn ; a sis- t t i , JU'S K a t e C/i nski o f Boston, 111 , t l u r o b j o l h o i s John of Rock- On d, H I , W n l h r ot of Rarlom, 111 , and Al x of Kmosha, Wis ; also lv,o g i a n d r h i l d r c n Rites will bo held al Van Zanlwiok Funeral cliapol S a t u . d a j at 2 p rn with Brother S. "' f Groot of Grand K a p i d s in charge Burial will be in M monal Park Cemetery, Grand R a p i d s Internees Released TOKYO (UP)--Communist radio reports today quoted a North Korean foreign ministry announcement that seven British civilian internees, including the minister to North Korea, were turned over to Russian authorities Wednesday. The group was mtornod at the outbreak of the Korean War. Adv. RUMMAGE SALE by Susannah Wesley Group First Methodist Church Friday afternoon and eve. and all day Saturday April 10 H. [ at Former Loui.se Shop J Adv. Selected Group of Spring SUITS Good Values -reduced for quick »alo S A V E Easy Spindrier 139 .95 end your old washer only $1,73 Per Week Essenburg Eiec. Co. Similar to one shown $ 179 ,95 only $2.00 per week Esssnburg Eiec. Co. convenient PAYMENT TERMS Your opportunity to own a Brand New Domestic Sewing Machine 1 Portable Diana Sewing Machine $ 69 .95 Terms SI .21 per week Essenburg Eiec. Co. Blacksfone Washer Regular Price $124.95 SALE PRICE 79 .95 1.25 per week 1 New Whirlpool Automatic Washer Thrift Model Used Automatic Washers $25.00 and up Used Wringer Washers $7.50 and up Essenburg Eiec. Co. Thii new 9.3 CM. ft. Admiral Model 961 ONLY '239.95 E ° rtom ' $2.50 per Essenburg Electric Co (Next to Sentinel 50-52 West 8fh Street P3as» JEWS PA PER I S F W S P A P F R I