The Sioux County Capital from Orange City, Iowa on March 2, 1972 · Page 1
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Orange City, Iowa
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Thursday, March 2, 1972
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HOAQ & UuN SPRINGPORT MICHIGAN COWP. I served at annual >i pancake supper Lions Club The pictures below were e taken during the course of the . supper. Christian ximately $250 was cleared to «- sent to Iowa sight Con- 37th Year - No, 14 County engineer Orvllle Dorschner manipulates the "gizmo on a track" that s batter for four pancakes at a time. From his expression It appears the job handling a grader. Don Schreur, right, apparently feeling his serving ability is not the best hides nlpulation behind the pillar. Dick Simonsen looks on agast. 5licl W °m Stra tells Jlm Doornlnk, "Can't pass up seconds—those pancakes Haan chat wlth > > the $opr where they accepted donations. ORANGE CITY, IOWA March 2, 1972 REC annual Meeting Wed The Annual Meeting of the members of the Sioux Electric Cooperative Association will be held In Northwestern College Auditorium, Orange City, on March 8, commencing at 10:30 A.M. with registration of members and call to order by President Harold E. Vermeer. The business meeting will Include reports of the officers and committees, fond the election of four directors for a two-year term. Directors whose terms expire this year are Peter Dorhout, Sioux Twp,, Rock Valley; Orville Kempers, Welcome Twp., Hull; John Koster, Floyd Twp., Hospers; and Harold E. Vermeer, West Branch Twp., Orange City. Other members of the board Include Harold Jahn, Sherman Twp., Maurice; Carl Pen- nlngs, Nassau Twp., Orange City, and Dean A. Schmidt, Grant Twp., Sheldon. In accordance with the Bylaws of the Cooperative, a Nominating Committee wasa- ppointed which metonFebr. 4, 1972 in the office of the Cooperative to make nominations for directors. This committee consisted of Douglas R. Achterhof, West Branch Twp., Orange City; Norman R. Eason, Nassau Twp., Orange City; Robert Fritz, Washington Twp., Ireton;Harold Groth, Settlers Twp., Fairvlew; John J. Harmelink, Capel Twp., Hospers; Edward T. Jansen, Welcome Twp., Sioux Center; Paul Kats, Rock Twp., Rock Valley; Wllferd L. Koolker, Sheridan Twp., Boyden; Laurence Ter Horst, Center Twp., Ireton; Rodney L. Tilstra, GarfieldTwp.,Ha- warden; and Sidney Vander Griend, Lynn Twp., Sheldon. The following were nominated, from'which four will be elected to the Board of Directors: Albert Broek, Welcome Twp., Sioux Center; Peter Dorhout, Sioux Twp., Rock Valley; Joe Franken, Garfield Twp., Sioux Center; E. H. Hulshof, Reading Twp., Ire ton; Orville Kempers, Wei- HW hosts students career day on Tues. On Tuesday, March 7th, Northwestern College of Orange City will host the 1972 Sioux'County Career Day. Approximately 1300 sophomore and junior students from the public and non-public high schools of the county will be present to receive information about 56 occupations. ' Over 60 consultants will present students with realistic information about the vocations they are interested, in exploring. The program is scheduled to begin at 12:15withageneral assembly in the auditorium at Northwestern College. Mr. Roland Simmelink admissions director of the College will preside. Following the invocation by Reverend Raymond Weiss, college chaplain, the students will attend three different career sessions. Members of the Planning Committee Include: Roland Simmelink, Director of Admissions, Northwestern College; Guidance Counsellors from the following schools: Stanley Zylstra, Boyden-Hull, Verle Duisterrnars, Floyd Valley; Don Vander Stoep, Maurice-Orange City; Robert Miller, Rock Valley; Keith Richey, Sioux Center; Kenneth Hansmann, West Sioux; Father Edmund Tiedeman,Spalding High, Granville; Andy Miedema, Unity Christian High, Orange City; Larry De Groot, Western Christian High, Hull; and Mrs. Claudia l?rlce, administrative assistant; .Sioux.Co. Supt's. Office, Career Day Coordinator. . A student host or hostess is assigned for each of the 116 sessions. Those from M-OC are Jay Huizenga, Brenda Vander Griend, Machele Reike, Tim Vellinga, Robert De Haan, Laura Kiel, Jay Dorschner, Dan De Koter, Dave Ritsema, Terry Goslinga, Jo Ellen Sleeker, Esther Van Voorst, Denise Heemstra, Jerry Muilenburg and Denise Schiebout. Unity hosts and hostesses are Paul Kroeze, Dan Schie•bout, Cheryl Alons, Norm Haarsma, Joan Haak, Paul Wiersma, Lance Vogel, Keith Huizenga, Shirley Dykstra, and Ken Bloemendaal. NW to offer theater tour of Great Britain Northwestern College will offer a 1972 Theater Tour to Ireland, England, Scotland and Wales for all interested persons, Aug. 3-24. The tour will be conducted by Dr. Theora England, professor of speech and director of theater at Northwestern. Northwestern, which is fully accredited by the North Central Associated, is offering six hours of undergraduate credit in speech 300 at $40.00 per credit hour. Credits may be transferred to any college. However, anyone who wishes an exciting learning exper- since in drama and theater may join the tour. The tour price is $776.50 with the right reserved to adjust for substantial shifts in currency exhange rates. Application can be obtained by writing Northwestern Tour-72 Northwestern College, Orange City, Iowa, 51041, A deposit of $100,00 is requested with the returned application and final payment must be made by July 1, 1972. The tour will arrive at Shannon Airport where a medieval tour through the countryside and banquet at Bunratty Castle will be served in the style of the 15th Century, A taste of Irish entertainment by comedians, dancers, harpists and singers and a trip to Killarney will cap the visit to Ireland. Dublin will also be visited and travelers will follow in the footsteps of such literary giants as Shaw, Joyce, and O'Carey, In London the haunts of Johnson, Dickens and Sherlock Holmes as well as London's Tower, St, Paul's Buckingham Palace, Westminister Abbey and the House of parliament will hold interest. Oxford University, Stratford on Avon and Coventry will be visited. An evening play and a 'matinee at the Shakespear Theater are scheduled. Wales, Chester, Edinburgh, York and Cambridge, with their associations with Prince Charles, Carlisle, Wordsworth, Tennyson and bristling with literary and political history, will be toured. come Twp.,Hull;SamT.Kooi- ma, Rock Twp., Rock Valley; John Koster, Floyd Twp., Hospers, and Harold E. Vermeer, West Branch Twp., Orange City. There will also be a report from the Auditing Com- mitee which met at the office of the Cooperative on Febr. 21 to review the books and records of the system and prepare the report. This committee consisted of Orville Kempers, Welcome Twp., Hull; Paul De Jong," Sherman Twp., Orange City; David Dultermars, Capel Twp., Orange City; and Mario Vanden Hul, Capel Twp., Hospers. A lunch will be served at noon. The food will be prepared by the Guild for Christian Service of Trinity Reformed Church, Orange City, under the co-chairmanship of Mrs. Hllbert Jager, Mrs. Ralph Mouw and Mrs. Clifford Bogaard. The invocation will be given by Rev. Donald Lenderink of Trinity Reformed Church, Orange City. Mayor Robert M. Dunlop of Orange City will welcome the members to the city, and Frank De Vries as President will bring greetings from the Orange City Chamber of Commerce. The lunch will be served by members of the Orange City ChamberofCom- merce under the chairmanship of Stanley L. De Haan, Secretary of the Chamber. Entertainment will also be ' provided by "24" Singers of West Sioux Community High School, Hawarden; and the children of John Obbink, also of Hawarden. Comedy will be provided by Dan Martyn. The first 500 members of. the- C Ooperative who register ; will received a gift. In addition there will be door prizes which have been contributed by dealers, suppliers and businessmen of the trade territory. Women's World Day of Prayer is Friday The Women's World Day of Prayer is to be held on Friday, March 3 at the Dover Avenue Alliance Church of Orange City at 10:00 a.m. The theme this yearis "Rivers of Living Water." Special music will be provided by Mrs. Art Cragle and Mrs. Don Davison. The offering will be given to Harmony Youth Home and the Hans Corneldersof Zwolle the Netherlands. Nursery will be provided during the service and a co- ffe hour will follow in the church basement. The planning committee for the Women's World Day of Prayer is; Mrs. Harold Pals, Chairman, Mrs. Eugene Ha- . verdink, Mrs. Marvin Petroe- Ije, Mrs, Marvin De Jong, Mrs. Lyle Vander Werff and Mrs. Ralph Mouw. Judy Raak awarded fulbright Schohrshifrl oftt/tt V, S. The Fulbright Scholarship a United States government award to individuals for graduate study, teaching, lecturing or advanced research in foreign countries. There are twelve scholarships given in the United States. Miss Judy Raak was awarded a teaching SPECIAL NOTICES Sioux County citizens are reminded of the special meeting to be held in Sioux Center on Tuesday, March 7 at 7;30 p.m. to discuss the possibilities of formulating a "Sioux County Emergency Medical Plan," Mr. Peter Brown, Executive Director of the Sioux- land Health Planning Council, alond with Mr. Al Hunter, Director of Emergency Medical Services for the Iowa State Department of Health, willibe present. The meeting will be held in the basement room of the Sioux Center Library beginning at 7;30 p.m. The Ataxia Foundation in* vltes everyone to attend a progress report on the research being done by the Foundation. The meeting will be held at M-OC High School on Saturday, March 11, at 1/30 p.m. assjstantship to France, The school year will begin Nov, 1, 1972 — June 30, 1973, Judy attended her first 12 years of school at M-OC and graduated from Northwestern College in 1968. She studied her senior year attheUnlver- sity of Besancon, France, In 1968, she. began her graduate work at the University of Iowa City where she received a graduate Asslstantship as a French major. After receiving her M A degree she began her teaching career in Sligo Jr. High School, Silver Springs, Maryland. Judy is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Martin Raak of Orange City, Iowa. New policeman is named Roger Miedema took over his duties as a Orange City policeman last Friday. He fills the vacancy left by Larry Hoekstra who is now a Sioux County deputy sheriff. Miedema, who came from Marion, N. Dak., will graduate from Northwestern this spring. He married Jolene Van Gorp of Sheldon, Jolene, a secretary at Vogel Paint & Wax, a 1971 graduate of Northwestern. Three county youths are killed in crash Three Sioux County youths, 1971 graduates of B,oyden-Hull high school, were killed early Saturday morning when the car in which they were riding, traveling east, hit the side of a northbound train near Carmel, three miles north and one half mile west of Sioux Center. Reportedly killed instantly were David Doorenbos, 18, of Boyden; Dennis Oostenink, 18, of Hull; and Larry Smit, 19, of Boyden who this year were students at Iowa State University, Ames. The car, a 1964 Ford belonging to his father John Doorenbos, struck the side of a grain car and lodged between the front and middle chutes. The car was the 57th of a 100-car train traveling empty from Sioux Center to Willmar, Minn. It was foggy at the time, about 2 a.m., and the grain car was white. The car skidded about 30 feet before the impact. The train was reportedly traveling 20 to 25 miles per hour. The car wreckage was dragged 13 miles until the grain car and another car were derailed north of Doon and trainmen found what remained of the wreckage. The body of Larry Smit was found by trainmen about 11 miles from the site of the collision, in Sioux County. Oostenink and Doorenbos were found inLyon County three fourths of a mile farther north. The engine of a train that had been following dropped its cars at Sioux Center and helped reform the damaged Burlington Northern freight. Bill Miller of Rock Valley, a state patrolman, was the first officer to arrive. Others who went to Doon to investigate the accident were Lyon County sheriff's deputies Le Roy Griesse and Walter Ver Meer, patrolman Wayne Jepson, coroner Gessford, the railroads claims agent Patrick J, Hurley from Willmar, Minn., Sioux County sheriff Ted Hoogland and his deputies Gordon Abels and Larry Hoekstra. Services for David Doorenbos were held Monday afternoon at the First Reformed church in Boyden. Services for Larry Smit were held Tuesday at the same church. Services for Richard Oosten- ink were held Tuesday afternoon at the First Reformed church in Hull, Don Van Per Weide named Iowa's top NtY, Life agent Donald Van Per Weide, C.L.U, of Orange City was New York Life Insurance Company's leading .agent in Iowa during 1971, according to Joseph L. Gage, C.L.U., manager of the company's Sioux City general office. David Doorenbos Dennis Oostenink Larry Smit

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