The Sioux County Capital from Orange City, Iowa on March 16, 1972 · Page 3
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March 16, 1972

The Sioux County Capital from Orange City, Iowa · Page 3

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TODE a Pioneer Home resident celebrated ray on Monday by sharing his big birthday *", n », of friends and relatives. The big smalle his telling the CAPITAL photographer c kisses the day before. Mr. De Jong rUldent of the home for two years. He ne at Games in 1907. In 1917 he bought Hospers and moved there. He was In the e business for 22 years. ; ws of yesterday YEARS AGO lot the biggest "busi- V" In recent Orange ls l or y was transacted st m ek when the entire L bonding housing the I Hotel, Village Drug fcKraa! Furniture Store jtlth the Village Drug Business was sold by Tan Sickle to Richard J'Deets and Wayne Ver- Lmaclsts at the Vlll- tmeks of planning on iof the Home Show !e men, Orange City's pi, scheduled for last by and Friday, had to m ed because one in_, the weatherman, Lot cooperate. While •Citystreet department land local residents Tail digging out of the finches of snow that lien over the weekend :tlons were for more ier to come. I'YEARSAGO clothing and shoe • men and boys will opened in Orange (illy Luhrs and Orrie |«s both of Paullina, lers in the new busi- ihrs and Koehlmaas the Corner Cafe stock and fixtures from Mr. and Mrs. Albert Grooters in a deal which was completed Saturday. They intend to open their clothing store in a month to six weeks after remodeling Is completed. A former Orange Citian, Dick Van Gelder, Is return- Ing here the first of April to open a new watch repair and jewelry business. Van Gelder announced this week his pur- Chase of the building just east of the Legion Bowling alley, formerly owned by Mrs. Tena Vande Waa. He will locate his new store in the two front rooms of the building, and the family will live in rooms in the rear and upstairs. Public school officials have bought an official school car, a 1951 four door Chevrolet which will be used on official business and to transport the kindergarten children at noon next fall. Making the trip to Des Moines last Friday to buy the car .from army surplus were Bernie Vander Aarde, , George Lorber, Bill-Rosters and Bob De Haan. 20 YEARS AGO Reports from Sioux City, Sioux Falls and Spencer, Is that all of these towns expect to be on the air with telecasting for television within a few months. This is good news to this section of the country which has been on a fringe area for television reception. Mrs. E. Fisher and Mrs. Steve De Vrles attended a stork shower Monday evening given by Mrs. Ed Van Zanten of Hospers, for Mrs. Andrew Jurrlaans of Hospers. New cheer leaders were elected at high school on Tuesday, Helen Van Klompenburg, and Joan Te Paske were new members elected and Joyce Schreur and Rena Ver Steeg were re-elected. 25 YEARS AGO The Bernard Wobbema family has set some kind of record. Mr. and Mrs. Wob- bema were both born on Tuesday and were married on Tuesday. They are the parents of four children, all born on Tuesday and --yes, you guessed It, they became parents of a new daughter, Carolyn, on Tuesday, March 2. Mr. and Mrs. Harry Miersma of Valley Springs, S. C. announce the engagement of their daughter, Nellie Van Hill, to Sam De Jong, son of Mr. and Mrs. Peter S. De Jong. 30 YEARS AGO Mrs. Harry Dykstra left Tuesday morning for Glendale, Calif, where she will witness the wedding of her son, Arnold, to June Smith of Boyden. The first annual Sioux County boys 4-H Club Rally was held at the. Town Hall in Sioux Center on Saturday. County officers are as follows: Robert Bonnecroy, Orange City, president; Wallace Mullenburg, Maurice, vice- president; Leland Renslnk, Boyden, sec'y-treas. and Bernard De Jong, of Orange City, historian. Saturday morning at 2:30 the Gerrit Geurink family living 2 miles south and three 'quarters of a mile west of town were routed from their beds by smoke in the house. Their daughter May was awakened with a dry throat and asked her mother for a drink of water. Mrs. Geurink immediately noticed the room full of smoke and roused the others. All rushed outside in their night clothes. The Alton fire department was called and upon investigating it%vas found that fire had started in a corner of the basement where some clothing was hung near the furnace. The house was badly damaged by smoke. 35 YEARS AGO The Farmers Mutual Cooperative Association of Alton held their annual meetlngSat- urday in the community building. Their records showed that they enjoyed a very successful year during 1936 and made a substantial profit. The elevator destroyed by fire in November is being replaced by a new one that is to be modern throughout and Is to be completed by April 1. "Delivering „ Ice this summer will be a great ple£- sure," says Tom De Jong, our Ice man. No wonder, he purchased a new Ford V8 truck Piano pupils of Marlon De Haan appeared In recital at the James Duven residence Saturday afternoon. Participating were the following boys and girls: Muriel Reekers, Leona Duven, Charlene Oolman, Kathleen Wielenga, Albert Balkema, Lois Rou- wenhorst, Milton Bogaard, Evadene Balkema, Rena De Jong, Beverly Mouw and Edith Duven. District court The Last Will and Testament of the late Mile H. Graff was filed for probate, Irene Graff was appointed executrix without bond. Judgment by Default has been entered against Melvln L. Schultz in- favor of Ralph Bouma in the amount of $1 898.92 with interest at 7' and attorney fees and court costs. The Final Report was filed and approved In the Estate of George Schiefen and the Executor is now discharged, and the estate closed. Gerald Dow of Hawarden has filed suit against Ethel Wun- derink, a nonresident of the State of Iowa, .for funeral expenses of the late Henry Wun- derink in the total amount of $775.42. Information has been filed against William J, Orton, charging him with Operating a Motor Vehicle While Under the Influence of Alcohol. Date for hearing In District Court has hot been set. Thomas D. Grosenheider pleaded guilty to the charge of OMVUI. He was sentenced by Judge James P. Kelley to pay a fine of $300,00 and costs and his drivers license Is suspended for 120 days. Also pleading guilty to the charge of OMVUI on March 6 were Lloyd Savillon Newman, Orville Arnold Miller, Edith N. Schleuter. They were all sentenced to pay a fine of $300 and their drivers license was suspended for 120 days. The Estate of E. A. Shlum- bolm paid the sum of $2,517. 76 in full payment of State Inheritance Tax. The Petition for Administration has been filed in the Estate of Stella I. Schlecty, late of Rock Valley. Lee L. •Schlecty has been appointed administrator and bond Is set In the amount of $10,000. Henrietta Slander was .appointed Conservator of the property of Martin Van Peur- sem upon his voluntary petition. Meeting of the FARMERS COOPERATIVE OIL ASSOCIATION March 22-7:30 p.m. Orange City Town Hall eCity (COOP) Alton,Iowa W ATTENDANCE OF EACH MEMBER IS REQUESTED checks will be distributed 0 ^rectors to be Elected to the Board ng and Financial Reports for the Year ot her Bus , ness as May Ugally coroeBetoreaieMeeUng FREE LUNCH WIU. PE SERVED Mr. and Mrs. Vern Mouw and Mr. and Mrs. Franklin Vogel went to Ames on'Sun- day to hear the Iowa State University Chorus perform with the Boston Symphony Orchestra. The group performed Brahm's "Requiem." Peggy Mouw was a member of the University Chorus. Parents invited to attend meeting on drugs and veneral diseases, Mar. 27 The Extension lesson, "Parents Look at Drugs and Venereal Diseases" will be presented on Monday evening, March 27, at 8:00 p.m. In the Maurice-Orange City High School Audlorlum In Orange City. Mr. Wayne Vernon, Pharmacist, Orange City, will be on the panel and show a short film on venereal diseases. Dr. R. J. Hassebroek, Orange City, Physician and Surgeon, will speak on drugs; and Dr. R. Van Heukelom, Pastor of the First Reformed Church, Orange City, will discuss the family and religious aspects of these problems. A question and answer period will follow. Drugs and venereal diseases are problems In Sioux County as they 'are In other parts of the United States. A more complete article will appear next week. Local New •Mr. and Mrs. Robert Rieckhoff were guests on Sunday In the home of Mrs. William Hamilton in Hartley In honor of the birthday of Tim Hamilton. Mr. and Mrs. Cornle Mantel, Les Mantel and Ken Hofmeyer visited with Mr. and Mrs. Arnold Gorte rand family in Worthington on Sunday evening. Miss Helen Wlsslnk from Atlantic visited this weekend in the Otto H. Rowenhorst home and also In the Lawrence Wisslnk home in Sheldon. The Rowenhorst's were also guests In the Wisslnk home on Saturday.afternoon. Mrs. Fred Brower and Colleen left last Sunday for their home In Mesa, Ariz. They had been here' to visit with her father, Mr. Herman Oolman, who had been hospitalized. Mr. and Mrs. Pave Luymes, Andy and Jeanine from Bloomingdale, Illinois were guests on Saturday in the home of Mrs. Al Van Oort. Mr. Gerrit Vander Broek and daughter, Myra,. from Maurice were Sunday afternoon callers in the home of Mrs. Jeanette Van Stryland. Visitors on Saturday afternoon In the ho me of Mrs. Jeanette Van Stryland were Mrs. Gerrit Roghalr and Mrs. Aberson both from Alton. 104 CENTRAL AVENUE, SW., ORANGE CITY, IOWA AN OFFICIAL NEWSPAPER of Sioux County, Iowa and the official paper for the City of Orange City. SUBSCRIPTION RATES, payable annually in advance, $5 per year In Sioux and adjoining counties, $6.50 per year elsewhere. SECOND CLASS POSTAGE PAID ORANGE CITY, IOWA 51041 PUBLISHED Thursdays, continuing' a 97-year tradition of community newspaper service, REPRESENTED in the national advertising field by weekly Newspaper Representatives. 37th Year - No. 16 - March 16, 1972 A special message to the corn growers of Sioux County Every year since we introduced BUX^' Corn Rootworm Insecticide in 1966, ORTHO has received comments like the following from farmers throughout the corn belt. We thought you might like to know how some of your own neighbors feel about BUX. S _ ** ORTHO Chevron Chemical Company /InlrlJ Mr. Marlin Eilts of Sioux County is another satisfied BUX user. Here's what he has to say: "We started using BUX four or five years ago after \\>e began having roQtworm trouble and have had good success with it. It's easy to calibrate and there's no bad smell either. It seems to carry right through the season even with heavy ra/uj. We'll be using it again next year because it's always the same material. Don't have to change calibration or the insecticide boxes at all." Mr. Les Klemme of Plymouth County is another satisfied BUX user. Here's what he has to say: "When you get root loss in the field, you don't pick it up with a corn picker. That's why I like BUX. It's been doing a great job for me. It's easy to handle." "tv THE SIOUX COUNTY CAPITAL, Thursday, March 16, 1972—3

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