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August 16, 1962

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Community School Enrollment Will Anticipate 900 Registration; Opening Is Sept. 4 Teacher Workshop Is Scheduled A substantial increase in enrollment (between 30 and 40 pupils) is anticipated at the Sioux Center Community schools which will open for the 1962-63 term on Tuesday, September 4, reports Supt. E. O. Kinsey. Mr. Kinsey said a total registration of about 900 is expected. Of this number 240 will be high school students; ISO, junior high; 79, kindergarten; and 440, elementary ' students of grades one through six. Supt. Kinsey said that redecoration and clean-up work at the schools is rapidly being rounded out by the staff of custodians and special assistants, and that most of the new textbooks and other supplies required for the new term have been received and unpacked. A workshop for teachers and a meeting of bits drivers are scheduled for the week preceding the school opening. Students will have only a half- day of school on September 4, With dismissal scheduled for 11:45 a.m. to permit buses to have the students home for lunch. Supt. Kinsey said parents will again' be offered the opportunity to take out pupil accident insurance on their children at a nominal sum. This group insurance will again be handled through the Wesselink Insurance Agency and covers accidents which may occur while students are enroute to and from school, during school or during noon hour or recess periods. It also coven students while in attendance at scheduled and supervised school functions. Kinsey said town bus routes will be the same as last year. (See special story), Mr*. Winnie Colenbrander was taken to Bcthesda Sanatorium at Denver, Colo., Wednesday evening. City School Bus Pickup Points Are Announced Morning and afternoon bus service will again be provided by the Sioux Center Community schools for those students who will be attending the new elementary school at the southeast edge of town. There will be no noon bus service, however, Supt. E. O. Kinsey announced. ' Students will be picked up each morning at 8:30 at the following designated points: But No. 1 — Corner of 6th St. N. E. and 4th Avc; 3rd St. N. E. and 4th Avc.; 1st St. N. E. and 4th Ave; 2nd St. S. E. and 2nd Avc. But Ne. 2 — Corner of 5th St. N. E. and 3rd Ave.; 3rd St. N. E. and 3rd Avc.; 1st St. N. E. and 3rd Avc.; 4th St. S. E. and 2nd Ave. But No. 3 — Corner of 7th St. N. E. and 1st Avc.; 4th St. N. E. (Continued on back page) Community Schools Have Teaching Staff of 45 Ten of Members ' New to System A staff of 45 Instructors will be on hand to greet students of the Sioux Center Community school district when they return to classrooms Tuesday, September 4 — the day after Labor day. The list includes, besides Supt. E. O. Kinsey, 15 high school instructors, seven junior high instructors and 22 elementary teachers. Ten of the teachers arc new to the system this year. The complete list follows: High School Staff — Herman Clemens, principal; Carol Coburn, junior-senior English; Gail Morse, ninth and tenth grade English; Judy Jamison, Momemaking; Joe Wandschccr, Instrumental music; Hodncy Juffcr, athletic director and social studies; Jim Driscoll, athletics and social studies; Janet Vcrmccr, mathematics; Martin Sncller, science and driver's education; Helen Snellcr, librarian; Norma Kchrbcrg, vocal music; Win, D. Godscy, vocational ag; Arnold Vcrmccr, industrial arts, Bible; Dave Mulder, commercial subjects, coach; Kenneth TcSlaa, math and science. Junior High Stiff — Howard Lubach, principal, junior high and elementary schools; Lee Swcnson, science; Richard Jensen, social studies; Linda Jo Wickre, English; Edith Bomgaars, reading; Wayno Vcrmccr, mathematics; Dennis Sy- kcma, science. (Continued on back page) VOLUME 71 NUMBER 33 SIOUX CENTER, IOWA THURSDAY, AUGUST 16, 1962 Expect Enrollment of 275 at Dordt College —fnoto by Boctuar Queen of Sioux County Youth Fair Carol Faye Huisman, 19, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Matt Huisman of Maurice, employed as technician'at the Oelrich- Kiernan Clinic in Sioux Center, was crowned queen of the 1962 Sioux County Youth Fair August 8. She was selected by county-wide popular vote over 13 other candidates and was recipient of a $175, Princess Diamond dinner ring donated by Van's Jewelry of Sioux Center: She was sponsored by Roster's Department Store of Sioux Center. _ . .......... Miss Huisman was crowned by Mayor Maurice AV Te Paske of Sioux Center at the "Evening* of Harmony" . program at the fairgrounds, following introduction of all the candidates by A. H. Te Paske, president of the Sioux Center Civic club. Runner-up in the queen contest was Judy Boone, 17, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Boorie of Sioux Center, sponsored by Roelofs and Vande Berg of Sioux Center. She was recipient of a Princess pearl set ring donated by the Civic club. Other contestants were presented to the large, outdoor audience in alphabetical order (not in order of votes received) and each was presented with a gift donated by a business place. They are listed here in alphabetical order, together with sponsors and gifts: Tracy Buyert, 18, sponsored by Sam's Variety, recipient of gift certificate from Sioux Implement; Carol Den Herder, 17, sponsored by Jo's Fashions, recipient of Bates' Fabric and Notions for complete dress given by Roelofs and Vande Berg; Vonnle Duits, 19, sponsored by Van Abbema Implement, Rock Valley, recipient of box of personal stationery, printed to order, given by Sioux Center News; Sue Ellen Green, 17, sponsored by Farmers' Saving Bank of Boyden, recipient' of Seth Thomas-Vanity Clock given by Sioux Center Shopper; Elaine) Hout- keeper, 18, sponsored by Frahken Garage of Carmel, recipient of set of vanity lamps given by Furniture Mart; Kayo Korver, 17, sponsored by Radio Station KLEM, recipient of choice of $10 picture given by Vander Ploeg's Furniture; Judith Oelrich, 21, sponsored by Radio Station KIWA, recipient of overnight case donated by Sam's Variety; Judith Ra'e Pott, 18, sponsored by Orange City Chamber of Commerce, recipient of Sheaffer pen and pencil set given by Schale- kamp's Drug store; Grayce Van Gorp, 17, sponsored by Van Iperen Feed and Gram Company of Hospers, recipient of Jo Junior dress donated by Jo's Fashions; Mary Sue Van Velien, 18, sponsored by Merit Motor Company, recipient of blanket donated by Roster's Department Store; Lollto Kayo Vander Vllet, 17, sponsored by Arnold Smit Trucking of Hull/recipient of $15 permanent given by Vanity Beauty Shop; Helene Vermeer, 18, sponsored by Production Credit Association, recipient of Sterling Silver bracelet and earring set given by First National Bank. Ridiculous Day Is September 7 Sioux Center business and profestionalmen have scheduled another Ridiculous Day for Friday, September 7, 1 p.m. to 9 p.m., it wat announced at Tuesday nighfs meeting of the Civic club at Central ca'fe. Arrangements for the promotion, which will again fea ture sale of a wide variety of merchandise at ridiculously' reduced prices, are being made by the Retail Merchants committee of the Civic club. _ Many of the bargains offered during the day will be told from tldewalk counter* and racks. A used car will bo given away at a grand priie and • wide assortment of merchandise prizet donated by local business' placet also will be presented. Shoppert of the area will be Invited to regl«ter on special coupons that will appear In The Sioux Center Newt and the Sioux Center Shopper and to deposit them prior to drawlmjt that will be made on the evening of ridiculous day. Church and other organizations will be Invited to set up concession stand* on the ttreett for the tale of rummage, candy, baked goods, etc., It wat announced. Funeral Services Held Tuesday for Walter Blom, 69 Funeral services were held at the First Christian Reformed •church here at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, August 14, for Walter Blom, 69, retired farmer, who died at his home at 417 First Ave. N. W. here Saturday. Services were conducted by the Rev. B. J. Han and burial was made in the Sioux Center Community cemetery under the direction of the Co-operative Funeral Service. Mr. Blom was bom December 2, 1892, in The Netherlands. In 1910, at the age of 18, he came to the United States and settled in Sioux County. He was married March 2, 1925, to Nancy DeVries { at Hawarden. They farmed near Sioux Center for 29 years and near Inwood, la,, for six years, prior to retiring and moving into Sioux Center in 1960. Survivors include the widow; two sons, Walter M. of Luverne, Minn., and Raymond, stationed with the air force in England; three daughters, Mrs. Charles Klein of Sioux City, Mrs. William Besten of Rock Valley, and Mrs. Clarence Groenwold of Western Springs, 111.; a sister, Miss Marie The Netherlands, and 14 lildren. Ground Broken Thursday for New Boiler Room at Hospital; Start New Wing Soon Over-all Project Cost Isf 366,000 DeStigter Brothers, general contractors, Thursday broke ground for the new 36 x 20 ft. boiler room at the north end of the Sioux Center Community hospital and as soon as work on this structure and the new pipe tunnel is completed they will begin work on the new L-shaped, 29-bed, two-story nursing wing. The over-all project, which in- cludes a new 32 x IB ft. ambulance entrance for the hospital, will cost an estimated $366,000, One third the cost (approximately $122,000) will be paid by the federal government through a grant from Hill-Burton funds. The hospital association has more than $100,000 in accumulated funds from past fund drives to apply to the cost, and the balance will be financed through • long-term loan that will be paid off as future do(Continued on Me* page) WIATHIR RIPORT MM, Min. Pre. August 8 August 9 August 10 August 11 August 12 August 13 August 14 90 87 81 76 78 78 80 64 63 65 64 59 53 54 .00 .35 .35 .00 .00 .00. .00 Total precipitation of week: .70 Programs for ail occasions prill •d by The Sioux Center Newt. - To Elect Two School Board Members Monday, Sept. 10 Two positions on the board of education of the Sioux Center Community School district are to be filled at the annual school election scheduled for Monday, Sep- Itember 10, The terms of Marvin Mouw, president of the board, and Lawrence Achterhof, expire this year. Mr. Achterhof will not be a candidate for re-election since he has moved into another district, It is understood that Mr. Mouw will be • candidate for re-election. Deadline (or the filing of candidate petitioni for the three-year terms is Friday, August 31. Nominating papers can be obtained from Irwin Mouw, secretary of the board, who lives at 221 Second Street Northeast. Estimate 2200 See "Evening of Harmony" Program A crowd estimated at more than 2200 persons attended the "Evening of Harmony" program sponsored by the American Legion and the Sioux Center Civic club at the local fairgrounds Wednesday eve- ping of last week as a major attraction of the Youth Fair, (Continued on back page) To Demonstrate at State Fair This senior girls' demonstration team from the Welcome Peppy Pals 4-H club — Lortne Van Roefcel, 15, and Cheryl DeVries, 16 — qualified for a state fair appearance in Des Moines the latter part of August by taking first in the senior activity division at the Youth Fair here last week..They pre sented a demonstration entitled "One, Two — Then Hold," concerning exercises that help one maintain physical fitness. Lorenc is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Warren Van Roekel of rural Hull, and Cheryl is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Al DeVries of Sioux Center. . . Swim Season Ends Here September 1 Supervisee] swimming will end for the season at Sandy Hallow Saturday, September 1, Manager Allen Schimmel hes announced. Ne life guards will be M duty alter that Me. 175 Freshmen to Come from Canada And 15 States Registration Set for September 11, 12 A record enrollment of 275 students — up approximately 50 Iron: last year — is anticipated foi Dordt college this fall, accordinf to a report released this week bj the registrar's office. The 1062-63 term will.officiallj open on Thursday, September 13 with 7:45 a.m. convocation but re gistration of students will take placed on ..Monday, Tuesday anc Wednesday, September 10, 11 ant 12. ' Freshman registration is expect ed to total 175. The sophomore enrollment wil reach a minimum of 100, collog< officials predict. Students will come from at leas! 15 states and Canada. There will be a registration of 12 from Canada, it was announced. Other states represented will include California, Colorado, Indiana, Illinois, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota) •>, Montana, i North Dakota, New Jersey, South Dakota, Rhode Island, Washington, Wisconsin and Taiwan. The college's registration schedule: Monday, Sept. 10 — Give A.C.T. tests to freshmen who have not previously taken them. Tuesday, Sept. 11—8 a.m. to 12 noon, "sophomore, registration; 9 a.m. to 12 noon, freshmen meet to take the S.A.C.T. testj'l p.m. to 4 p.m., all freshmen attend orienta tion meeting. Wednesday, Sept. 12 — 7:45 a.m. to 12:30, registration of all freshmen; 1:30 p.m. to 4 p.m., all fresh men attend orientation. Thursday, Sept. 13 — 7:45 a.m. to 8:35 a.m., all students attend convocation; 8:35 a.m. to 2 p.m. classes meet in regular session. faculty of Seventeen Dordt now has a faculty of 17, including President B. J. Haan and two part-time instructors — James Koldenhoven, English, and Mrs. Wm. Lothers, Art. The full-time instructors include: • Douglas C. Rlbbens — dean. •Stanley Boertie — biology. •Abram Bos — German and music. • •Jesse Cooper — librarian. •Marvin OeYoung — chemistry, physics. •Dele Crotenhuls — music •William Lothers — English. (Continued on back page) Lebanon Church Has New Pastor The Rev, Howard Vander Wei of Grand Rapids, Mich., has accepted a call to the pastorate of the Christian Reformed church at Lebanon. He will assume bis new position September 1. The Lebanon church has been without a pastor since May, 1961, when the Rev. Allan Arkema and family went, to Australia for a tour of missionary duty. The Rev. Vander Wei is a graduate of Calvin Seminary at Grand Rapids. Auction Sales Wednesday, August 92 — Auction of 160-acre Lyon county farm located 7H miles north of Rock Valley, 1:30 p.m. Owned by Evert Driesen Estate, H, J. Moret and Hans Fiber .auctioneers; Gerrit Poornwawrd, attorney. Open House at New Building Sept. 6 The new Administration-Music building on the Dordt College campus will be ready for public inspection on Thursday, September 6, and an open house, featuring a buffet supper, has been scheduled for that day to mark the occasion. Sponsored by the Dordt Boosters club of Sioux Center in cooperation with the ladies of Christian Reformed churches at Lebanon, Ireton, Hospers and Rock Valley, the supper will be served from 5 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., with all interested persons of the area invited. A free-will offering for the supper will be used to help finance the college's general program. The new building is being constructed by DeStigter Brothers of Sioux Center. Total cost is approximately $85,000. Auction Beeves, Swine, Sheep , . ;.*, I Top Baby Beef Brings $41 at 4-H Livestock Sale** August 9 Four-H and F, F, A. club mem-** bers of Sioux county received a I total of $71,535.46 for baby beeves, | Top Sheep Price Harlan Hammerman of Sioux swine, sheep, dairy cattle and jun ior feeder stock which they consigned to the annual 4-H livestock sale at the fairgrounds here last Thursday afternoon. The breakdown: Baby Beeves $49,159.32 Average .... Swine Average Junior Feeders Average — $27.70 .... $6,827.83 $21.25 $14,889.92 .... $26.47 Sheep ._ $512.39 Average $27.25 Dairy (only one sold) $150.00 The Grand Champion baby beef of the 1962 Sioux County Youth Fair, owned and shown by Nolan Bogaard, 16, of Orange City, brought the top premium price of $41 per hundred. The 980-lb, Angus was purchased by Alton Premium Feeds, Alton, Iowa. Second highest price of the sale was $34.90 per hundredweight which Farmers Co-op Produce of Boyden paid for a 900 Ib. Angus owned and shown by Lester Herman. This animal 'was reserve champion of the Angus class. Rome Rolsten of Sheldon received $30.50 per hundredweight for an 845-pound shorthorn which was reserve champion of the shorthorn class. The purchaser was Kilter Elevator of Sheldon. Top Hoo Price Top price paid for swine auctioned at the 4-H sale was the $40 received by Margaret Rens of Route 2, Alton, for the champion heavyweight market pig of the fair. It was purchased by Sheldon Sales Company. Margaret received $27 for a market litter of three Chester Center topped the sheep sales with his champion individual. It was sold to Wagner, Gerritson and Abbott of Sioux City for $35 per hundredweight. Top Peeder Price John Morrell and Company of Sioux Falls paid the,high price of the sale for Junior Feeder cattle, $27.75, which went to Evan Vermeer of the Western Go-Getters club, Sioux Center, for hia pen of three almost perfectly matched Angus. Complete Consignment Listed A complete list of all the 4-H and F.F.A. club livestock sold at the fair sale Thursday afternoon follows: whites from the Farmers' Society of Sioux Center. Co-op Name Nolan Bogaard Lester Harman Arnold Bomgaars Lester Harman Roma Rolston Nolan Bogaard Dan Bogaard Lloyd Van Beek Barbara Jacobs Calvin Cleveringa Lloyd Van Beek Ronald Muth Larry Dirksen Arnold Bomgaars Arnold Bomgaars BABY BEIVIS Buyer Weight Price Alton Premium, Alton 980 41.00 Farmer's Coop. Assn., Boyden 955 30.00 Farmer's Coop Assn., Boyden 885 30.00 Farmer's Coop, Produce, Boyden 900 34.50 Ritter Elcv., Sheldon 845 30.50 J. Morrell & Co. 1020 29.00 Orange Motor Co., Orange City 840 28.50 First National Bank, Sioux Center 880 27.75 Farmers Elcv., Alton 855 28.25 Sioux Center Civic Club 930 26.75 At W. Sc 930 27,50 Schalokamp Drug, Sioux Center 850 27,00 Bodnar Studio, Sioux Center 870 25.50 Sioux Center Sales Co. 890 28.50 E .J. Produce & Feed, Hull 870 27.25 (Continued on page 11) Mr. and Mrs. August Yonker Buy Laundromat from B. Vonk Ownership Change ' Set for October 1 Mr. and Mrs. August Jonkcr of three miles south and three miles east of Sioux Center have purchased from Ben Vonk of Sioux Center the Laundromat on N. Main Avenue and will assume operation of the business October 1. The Jonkers will continue farming in addition to operating the laundromat. They plan the addition of a coin- operated dry cleaning department to the laundromat in the near future and will operate the business under the same name — Sioux Center Laundromat. Mr. Vonk has operated the business, for 2 years and 8 months, with the help of his daughter, Dorothy, and son, Gene.