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..-.;.:! •;.-.i.. ••!•". 'I V,:; 36th Year - No. 44 ORANGE CITY, IOWA September 30, 1971 NW Homecoming features parade, queen, game * * * Queen court reign overtrade construction ol the harbpcup pit started at 6 a.m. . and by 8:30 coals were well started. Above, Boone left, and Rick Van Heukelom stand at the end of the pit to help give the viewer an Idea of I length. ' Royalty is still in demand, and the 1971 Northwestern College, Homecoming Queen will be elected from a group of five lovely senior girls who are candidates and who were selected last week by the Northwestern College students from a slate of slrtty- six Northwestern women. This year's candidates'include: Anna Kruen, senior from Edgerton, Minn.; Connie Van Peursem, senior from Luverne, Minn.; Doris Mellema, senior from Blomkest, Minn.; Debbie Van Aartsen, senior from Rock Rapids, Iowa; Rena Searl, senior from Bedford, Iowa. The coronation is set for Frl. 7:00 p.m. in the chapel. The Queen and her court will rule over the Homecoming Parade at 10:OQ a.m. This year's parade should be of special Interest. The Homecoming Committee is pressuring the students to FIRE UP, DRESS UP, DECORATE A CAR, RIDE A BIKE, BUILD A FLOAT, BUT GET INVOLVED. Dave Van Meet- eren and Bruce Alderlnk are in charge of arrangements. There will be a prize for the best entry. The reigning monarch and her court will be introduced to the many guests at the Homecoming Pre-game Activities scheduled for 1:45 p.m. at the Northwestern Field. The Raiders will take on Midland College and hope for their first win of the season. The 1971 Homecoming Queen will preside over the late evening dance to be held ' in the Auditorium from 9:00 p.m. until Midnight. More than 5,000 eat barbecue Mon. niaht NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE HOMECOMING QUEEN CANDIDATES: (left to right) Anna Kruen, senior from Edgerton, Minn.; Connie Van Peursem senior from Luverne, Minn.; Doris Mellema, senior from Blomkest Minn.; Debbie Van Aartsen, senior from Rock Rapids; Rena Searl, senior from Bedford, Iowa. L Marv Petroelje, left, and Gerald Slothouber turning »:oUhe racks-holding about-85 Ibs, of meat. And then the eating with people streaming through >ur serving lanes. 11 Mn* some roast beef. .. "It Is hard to estimate how many people actually came Monday night; however, all Indications seems to be that between 5,000 and 6,000 participated in consuming the dinners that were served," stated Mert Kraal, chairman of the Appreciation Day^com- mtttee; •' Six thousand buns, 3,500 pints of milk, 1,150 pounds of beef, 6,000 bags of potato chips, and 180 gallons of beans were originally purchased. However, additional buns, bread and milk had to be found long before the serving of the dinners was over. Many children watched the cartoons which were shown in The City Hall during the evening. The local automobile dealers also had many people look at their displays of new cars and machinery located in the streets adjoining Windmill park. "The cooperation of the people who attended was fantastic," said Kraal. Very little litter was left to be picked up after the giant barbecue. The Orange City Chamber of Commerce and the Appreciation Day Steering Committee expressed thanks to all the people who helped make Monday's Appreciation Day "a tremendous success." Many organizations and people were involved in order that the celebration be put on smoothly They expressed a special thanks to all the area people who attended the festivities. Northwestern Days campaign underway; 5 teams named Coffee shop, the Fire Escape, to open In O.C. October 9 On October 9, Orange City's first coffee house, the Fire Escape, will open at 115 1st St. NE. in the house directly east Of Bill's Cabinet Shop. It was organized by Orange City's RCYF's. The American Church will foot the bill for "whatever the kids don't make in profit." The Fire Escape plans to be open Saturday afternoons and evenings, Sunday afternoons and Sunday evenings after church. There won't be any formal entertainment, but a rap Six area bands will participate in Northwestern College's Homecoming Parade here Saturday morning. Bands from Maurice-Orange City Senior and Junior High School, Rock Valley, George, and Harrisburg, South Dakota, along with the Red Raider Band will step off at 10:00 a.m. on the traditional parade route. Four of the bands will participate in pre-game ceremonies at the Northwestern- Midland game. Bands from Harrisburg, George, and Rock Valley will join the Red Raider Band in massed band formation for a march and the Star Spangled Banner. The band from George is directed by Steve Bovendam, a 1969 NW graduate. The Harrisburg Band is directed by Lyle Kroon, a 1970 graduate of NW. Jerry Lindbloom is in his first year as director of the Rock Valley Band. Jerry is a graduate of Huron College and the University of Wyoming, with previous teaching experience in De Smet, South Dakota. The local bands are directed by Gene Krueger and Dale Boone. Making her first appearance as Drum Majorette with the Red Raider Band is Miss Rita - DeBoer, former Drum Majorette with the Pride of the Dutchmen Band. Rita Is replacing Drum Major Roger DeYoung, who is off campus on a student teaching assignment. Miss DeBoer will be directing the band at the halftime performance. session will be in process constantly accompanied by coffee and popcorn and by pop and candy from machine to be installed soon, hopefully. RCYF members have informed The CAPITAL they would appreciate the donation of any old tables, kitchen-type chairs and cushions. Those willing to contribute are asked to call Linda Leslie at 2988 or Jim Rowenhorst at 4780. OC glaucoma testing Oct. 11-12 Choral Readers to perform at Mission Festival ~**\\ iy I Monday evening the Stewarts -- as pll as some 5500 other people — had st beef in Orange City. But, there a difference. Realizing the chamber barbecue for _ a residents could well run out oi Pat,,your editor told the family, No, ]u can't eat at the park on the chamber, L "l have our own beef roast so four ted guests can be sure of getting r sandwiches in Windmill Square. Fine, Great. Swell. She sold us. . So Monday noon she browns the fst and plans to roast it later, turning |on at 3 in the afternoon. The Northwestern Days Campaign under the Chairmanship of Junior Slebersma is underway with five teams of Orange City business and professional men prepared to call on the 150 business and professional groups In Orange City. Northwestern College is eligible for a C.I.T. Foundation Grant of $5,000 if within twenty-four months following notification for an award, the college receives an equal or matching sum In gifts or pledges from members rf the local business constituency. The C I T Foundation statement says, "• letter from the President, stating that the .40 OP) (this is your publisher scream- SHK FORGOT! All is not as dismal as it sounds, [wcvor; W e did have a beef roast [onclay -- n ot between 4:30 and 7:30, fat 9:30, Good, too. P,S, The youngest Stewart couldn't - She had a barbecued sandwich and at the park. Said it was DECIOUS!) frustrated but well-fed publisher, w ayt\e Stewart , matching sum has been can- tributed or pledged to his Institution, together with a list of donors (except for any contributions made on an anonymous basis) will be the only evidence required concerning compliance with the matching provision ... The contribution of the C.I.T. Foundation v/ill be made on receipt of ^Northwestern College ex- norlenced serious financial Scultles during the ;70-'71 academic year. Dr. Urs ; I. Omnnerg, Pr"**" 1 "" 10 .^ western stated In his 1971 President's Report. "We have good reason to expect hat we will operate In the black in 1971--72 ... We have pone (Continued on page 3; The Northwestern College Choral Readers, ^ a dramatic group of 39 students who combine reading, music and drama in a provocative performance, will have a key part in the Reformed Church in America Mission Festival »71tobeheld in Milwaukee, Wisconsin on October 7-9 In the Milwaukee Auditorium. Besides participating in discussion groups and workshops on Thursday afternoon of the 7th, during the evening performance they have planned a program of challenge that is sure to cause controversial discussion. Dr. Theora England, professor of speech at Northwestern, who directs the Choral Readers, said, "The Readers will first present a program that will concern Itself with contemporary problems. Then the students will leave the platform and Involve the audience by carrying the discussion to the onlookers. The Readers will then return to the platform for their final number which pronounces their message FOR THIS HE CAME. The song proclaims the gospel of Christ as a soloution to the modern conflicts of man." The interpretive reading group Is In Its 13th year. "Being a reader makes quite a demand on the student's time and mine," said Dr. England. "I even dream about It sometimes. The other night I had a nightmare, I thought that the readers were about to present a number that they'd never practiced." Dr. England need not worry. THE GLOBE GA7F.TTE, Mason City, Iowa said of the Readers when they performed In that city, "With verve and understanding they went through a program which was dlstlni.ivi- for Its range of topic . , . Besides this vocal' variety, tlu-y used dancing, music, body movement and slides of cartoons to enrich the performance. But most'of all It was rich In Itself with the freshness of approach and the expertness of delivery. There will be thousands of people from Reformed Churches all over the country at the Mission Festival '71 and the Northwestern Choral Readers are expected to enrich the experience for all present. Dr. Theora England will also lead four discussion groups on Religious Drama on both Thursday and Fri-" day. The Readers will be In charge of the coffee hour before the dinner on Thursday evening in the Hotel Sheraton Schroeder. "The students and I will leave early Wednesday and return on Friday," said Dr. England. "We're carrying sleeping bags and camping in the Calvary Reformed Church In New Berlin, Wisconsin a suburb of Milwaukee. "I always scrounge around to see If I can find a couch somewhere, though." Dr. England has been taking students on tours for thirty years. A "Glaucomobile" will be in Orange City two days October 11 and 12 to screen Interested persons for glaucoma, the second leading cause of blindness in the United States. Sponsored by the Iowa Lions Sight Conservation Foundation and the Department of Ophthalmology at the University of Iowa College of Medicine, the mobile, unit will operate from 9 a.m. to 12 noon and from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Members of the Orange City Lions Club will provide additional help. Examinations will be free. Testing requires only a few minutes and is done by appointment only. Please call County Treasurers Office, Phone 737-2222 for an appointment. Beginning at the age of 40, and with its highest incidence in the fifties and sixties, glaucoma Is surpassed only by cataracts as the leading cause of blindness in this country. Unlike cataracts, however, glaucoma causes permanent blindness. Persons with glaucoma suffer from abnormally high inner eye pressure which (Continued on page 3) TeGrotenhuis receives scholarship Mr. Dan Te Grotenhuis, 21, son of Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Te Grotenhuis of Orange City was one of ten lowans receiving Easter Seal scholarships to continue their studies In the rehabilitation field thin 'fall. Dan Is presently a senior at Northwestern College, Dan received a $350 scholarship and hopes to continue graduate study in Therapeutic recreation following graduation from Northwestern. Dan worked the summers of 1970 and 1971 at Camp Sunnyside near Des Moines as a coun- sellor and sports and games assistant. Dan was also honored In the Northwestern College paper "The Beacon" as the September Student of the Month, He is Chairman of the Sioux County Easter Seal Society and Is available to give talks to Interested organizations about the Easter Seal Society, He has spoken to Church groups and the Lions Club and Is scheduled to speak at a chapel service In Westmar College In the near future, Because of his two years of work at Camp Sunnyside, he Is well quail fled to speak about handicapped children and adults, Dan Is also Chairman of Consecration Week which will be November 8-12 at Northwestern College and is also a member of the Student Council's Student Affairs Committee. He spends three days a week at M-OC as a Teacher's Aid under Mr. Me Klnstrey and Mr, Bach, SPECIAL NOTICES It was announced on Wednesday that the former Draayer and De Jong Real Estate will now be known as Draayer and Tte Vrtes. Frank De Vries purchased Tom J, De Jong interest in the partnership In April, The Cloverteens 4-H Club will have a bake sale on October 9 at the Maurice Shelter House. It will begin, at 9:30. Markets (On Tuesday afternoon at the Farmers Co-op Elevator In Orange City, la,) Oats 66 Corn (New) 1.00 Soybeans 2.85 Top Hogs . , 19.15 Dr Earle Douglas, shown above wtth his family, Is joining Dr. Wally Vermeer In veterinary practice Oct. 4. The family, left ro right, are the Doctor, twins John and Mark (6), Mrs. Douglas (Alice), Amy (8), Dan (13) and Sara (15) are now living at 52 Deleware SW, Dr. Douglas has been practicing veterinary medicine at Laurens, Iowa for the past 15 years. He and Dr, Vermeer were classmates at Iowa State U,, graduating Dr'. Henry Mledema, who has been associated with Dr. Vermeer, will be leaving for his new assignment as a federal meat inspector sometime in the future.