The Sioux County Capital from Orange City, Iowa on April 6, 1972 · Page 1
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Orange City, Iowa
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Thursday, April 6, 1972
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: HOcAG ttrist* warned to lie alert >ilW moving vehicles MICHIQAN Commissioner of >tv Carroll L, Bid* Putin* motorists to be f Mr slow moving vehicles Kds during the commit. cald: "Iowa's new in* law requires that nrlndpally designed J the highway such .equipment, road con„ equipment and horse "tffctes, when oper- • state's highways, municipal streets , , a t speeds of 25 W hour or less must a warning device. . ~i..t*u%st statr1s>£ ingular-snapeuuc.i^ L,i 16 Inches wide and Pis high with a- I range triangular cen- r f a dark red reflec- ,u r reminded operators moving vehicles that I C8 should be mounted L point up at the rear | vehicle or piece of leoulpment and from two \ bet above the ground. ill Iowa law requires , the device when op- eratlng at speeds In excess of 25 m.p.h. The Deputy Commissioner continued: "The new slow mo- vlng vehicle law also requires that after June 30, 1972 vehicles primarily designed for off-highway use which are operated on a primary or secondary road between the hours of sunset and sunrise must also display at least one flashing amber light." Under rules established by the Department of Public Safety, the vehicle must be equipped with one or more flashing amber lights which are visible both to the front and rear and must be mounted at least 42 inches from the ground measured to the lamp axis. When more than one lamp Is used, they shall flash in unison, be mounted at the same level and be as widely spaced as practicable. The rules provide that the lamp must flash at least GO flashes per minute but not more than 120 fpm and project an Illuminated area of not less than 12 square Inches. 37th Year - No. 19 ORANGE CITY, IOWA April 6, 1972 lo'duclng: itizens of tomorrow of area children will appear in The CAPITAL a photographic series, "Citizens of Tomorrow." Boerigter Is named interim HW coach How Orange City looked years ago. This Is the first picture taken of main street just a century ago. Mr. Henry Hospers had this building built In 1872. ' It served as the Orange City bank and land office. This building was later replaced by the brick building which served as the bank, then the post office and now De Haan Electric. The viewer Is looking northeast from about the front of Klay's office. The old bank building faced south. The house to the right of the bank was the home of Mr. C. Hospers.. Note the public utility buildings along the main street. Mwkets (On Tuesday afternoon at the Farmers Co-op Elevator in Orange City, Ill [Amy, 5, Julie, 4, and Cindy, 3, children of Mr. Illrs, Dave Dreckman. Iowa.) Corn ......... '. Oats ... Soybeans ........... 3,26 Top Hogs .......... 21.75 Top Sows .......... 20.50 Ming May 25 O.C. stores be open Thursday \ discussions extending past three months, ) City Chamber of Irce merchants com- I voted at'their Tuesday I meeting that begln- lay 25 retail stores be hursday night instead py mights. \ deciding to move away le current Monday night f, the group then chose »Thursday and Friday I Friday night was re- |ty a narrow margin wsday selected by a [than two to one margin. '"lately 25 merchants it at the meeting. Among the reasons discussed for staying open Friday nights were that grocery and meat shoppers appear to prefer to shop that night for the weekend. This belief seemed to be supported by a poll of area residents taken in February. Proponents also pointed out that many church activities occur on Thursday night. Reasons for being open Thursday nights included the fact that school events -plays, athletic games and concerts tend to occur most frequently on Friday nights. It was also pointed out that weekends are 'toes to Doane Northwestern Raider "team opened the 1972 by traveling to Ne- PWiere they lost a 3-1 oDoane College, March split a double-header nsta-Wesleyan at scores of 6-2 and Nattier cost the Raid. ° oai >e game. Play- degrees with heavy Raiders were the i balls which account- runs. host to Buena Vista at 1-30 P.M. SPECIAL NOTICES The Orange City Public Library would like to have all overdue books, magazines and records returned, so they have declared the first week of April 1 through 8 to be FINE FREE. This Is NO April Fool joke, so now Is the time to clean out those' closets, lockers at school, the kids' bookshelves, and even look behind the piano — and return these materials to the library for the other patrons who have been waiting to use them. You may .be surprised what you can find If you take a real good look! tending more and more to start on Friday evening after work especially during the summer. Also discussed was that Thursday opening would also permit shopping for the weekend. M-OC board votes extra day Easter vacation in 1973 Next year M-OC students will have an extra day of Easter vacation, getting Monday off as well as Good Friday. The decision was made at the regularly scheduled meeting of the M-OC school board held Monday night. Other action taken Included naming Sheldon Roofing tore- pair the leak In the elementary school building In Orange City for the $250 bid. Kraal Furniture's bid of $205.27 to carpet the floors in four elementary classrooms was accepted. Contracts for the superintendent, the three principals, secretaries, cooks, bus- drivers and janitors were discussed in a closed executive session. The board voted to increase Supt. Frank Hulsart's salary $850 on a 12- month contract and board secretary $481 on a 12-month contract. Principals Bob Winegar, Leonard Krom- mendyke and Henry VanAart- sen were voted $800 bonuses. Dutch Heritage Room gets new collection The Dutch Heritage Room In Ramaker Library, which houses material pertinent to the Reformed Church In A- merlca, Northwestern College and the surroundingcommunl-i ty has acquired Dr. Theora, England's scrapbooks which 1 constitute a record of the activities of the Speech and Drama Department of Northwes-( tern; the books recordings and photographs of Dr. Robert Schuller, the outstanding Reformed Church minister of the Garden Grover Community Church of Garden Grove, California as well an com'*- ments by recent graduates of the Institute for Successful Church Leadership and a sketch of the history of Garden Grove Community Church; copies of THE VAN STEENWYK NEWS LETTER, a quarterly paper giving the geneo- logy and family history of the Jan Van Steenwyk family beginning in 1675; copies of recent papers which have appeared in journals such as CHURCH HISTORY, THE REFORMED REVIEW and THE CHURCH HERALD, by Dr. Gerald Francis De Jong, professor of European History at the University of South Dakota, formerly Academic Dean at Northwestern College. Evangel will not be moving from OC says manager Cragle Manager Art Cragle of Evangel Aircraft Corp. declined comment on reports concerning negotiations now underway with the government of Peru when asked by The CAPITAL. He stated the matter Is now In the discussion stage only -- but that If negotiations are concluded full details will be released at that time, Cragle said "Evangel has no plans to sell the corporation and will not be moving from Orange City « moving hasn't been a consideration or even discussed." Robert Boerigter, a 1970 Northwestern graduate and the athletic director of'Little Rock High School, has accepted the position as interim basketball coach at Northwestern College, Orange City, Iowa, for the academic year 1972-73. He will also coach cross country and golf. Don Jacobsen, Northwestern's athletic director and basketball coach, has been granted a leave of absence for a year to work on his Ph. D. at Colorado State College, Greely, Colorado, and plans to return in 1973. Bierigter has been head basketball coach for the past two years at Little Rock and has coached baseball and track. He was assistant basketball coach at Granvllle- Spaldlng High School before going to Little Rock. Filling the Interim position will be no easy job. The Northwestern Red Raiders basket ball team, under Coach Jacobsen, has won two successive Floyd Valley athletic director and head baseball coach Orval Madden displays the Capt; James V. Newendorp Memorial Award plaque he accepted on the part of the school from Vernon Newendorp, left, at the school's annual athletic banquet held last week Wednesday night. The first winners of the award are Marv Schipper, center, and Mark Van Roekel. In the balloting for the selection of the award winner the two athletes received the same number of votes. A committee composed of the athletic director and head baseball coach the head coaches of basketball, football and golf and the Newendorps will select each year the senior male athlete who has best exemplified outstanding qualities in citizenship sportsmanship, leadership, and dedication to his school throughout his high school career. Panel on drugs and venereal diseases is well attended Appriximately 250 people attended the Extension Lesson, "parents Look at Drugs and Venereal Diseases "In the Maurice-Orange City High School Auditorium on Monday evening, according to Ethel Oldaker, Extension Home Ec- nomlst. Dr. R. J. Hassebroek, phy- «w the Raid. Jof K 5 runs in the «« the oe e , * o M Ralde rs v »< i hits with Craig The Senior Citizens will have their meeting on Friday, April 10, 1972 at 2;00 p.m. at the Pioneer Home. Anyone desiring a ride, please phone 2607, All Senior Citizens are urged to attend. r You are invited to the Alton Library Open House Thursday April 13, from 2:00-4;00p.m. and from 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. The Library has been completely remodeled for your comfort and convenience, Refreshments will be served. The volunteer Cancer Crusaders will be calling at your doors sometime during this month of April. The American Cancer Society needs your help to wipe out cancer and save lives. Give generously! Mrs H Hofstra of Sneek, Friesland, The Netherlands, arrived In Orange City to helc her* brother, Harry Van Wyk celebrate his birthday, Mrs, Hofstra, 77, made the trio bv plane with a friend as far as Chicago, Because of the time change she left Anrll 1 and arrived in Sioux Falls on April 1, This is the second time in 59 years thev have seen each other. The Van Wyks visited in Holland In 1948. They have two other sisters living In Holland. Mrs. Hofstra will spend six weeks visiting here and do some sightseeing. sician and surgeon, opened the venereal disease part of the program with the film "A Quarter of a Million Teenagers". In his discussion following the film, he brought out that gonorrhea ranks first, and syphilis fourth among reportable communicable diseases In the United States. "These diseases have grown to almost epidemic proportions," he said. Dr. Hassebroek pleaded with those present to set guide lines for their children so our society can return to responsibility. "All children need a wall to kick against. Don't make the distance between these walls too wide," said Dr. Hassebriek, Mr, Wayne Vernon, pharmacist, covered all phases of the drug abuse, problem in our society, He talked on the abuse of stimulants, sedatives, alcohol, marijuana, LSD, narcotics, and volatile substance. It was emphasized that marijuana Is, In almost every case, the forerunner to the use of harder drugs. Mr, Vernon emphasized that legalizing marijuana Is not the answer to the problem. He said, "Marijuana should not be legalized." Dr. R. Van Heukelom, pas* tor of the First Reformed Church of Orange City, spoke on the "Insight Into the Family and Religious Aspects of These Problems." Dr. Van Heukelom, too, emphasized our need to responsibility for ourselves and our families. We must live up to our moral convictions. He brought out that children want parents not buddies. "Children have plenty of buddies but they only have one Dad." Children want dads and mothers that take the responsibility of parenthood. Following the presentations, the group formed a panel to answer questions. Each of the speakers gave added information at this time. NW brass band to give concert on 9th The Northwestern College Brass Choir will present a spring concert, April 9, at 7:00 P.M. in the Trinity Reformed Church-, Orange City, Iowa. This unusual choir of 16 pieces has an organ accompaniment and is directed by Professor Herbert Ritsema, Introducing the program Will be CANZON SEPTIMI TON! NO. 1 by Gabriel! followed by Johann Sebastian Bach's I'LL LOOSE THEE. LORD, NOT ! The program continues with VOM HIMMEL HOCH, SABBATH MUSIC, TOCCATA FROM ORGAN SYMPHONY NO. 5, FANTASY NO. 5, SUITE OF CAROLS, LEAD KINDLY LIGHT and concludes with PSALM 19. Brass Choir personnel includes: Trumpet: Glenda Bonstroo, Dennis Feekes, Pete Visser, Kay Westerbeke, Charles Winterboer; French Horn: Phyllis Kroon, Ed 'Spurr, Doug Ritsema, Chris Alvery; Tombone: Roger Hop, Paul Rensink, DougMor- et. Bob Vander Maten; Barl- N.A.I.A. District 15 Championships and took the Tri- State title in 1970-71. They tied for the Tri-State in 197172. Northwestern basketball players have been selected for All-Conference teams and N.A.I.A. national honors. The Little Rock team had a 28-9 win/loss record for 2 seasons, which Is the best they've had In some time. Boerigter coaches his team In the fast break, agressive, man-to-man defense — the same type of ball Jake's Red Raiders have been playing. Understanding his position, the young Boerigter says, "I expect to be myself and to do the best with my capabilities. I know my capabilities and plan to make the best use of them. I consider this a once- in-a-lifetime opportunity. When Jake approached me, I could not turn him down. The Raiders have a good bunch of kids to work with, and they understand the situation," "I feel Bob is a young man with enthusiasm," says Don Jacobsen. "He views the opportunity as a real challenge. He is a man who Is willing to put forth a lot of effort, and he coaches a similiar type of basketball." When Boerigter was attending Northwestern, he was coached by Paul Muyskens, who'says, "Bob should do a fine job for us. He was a fine competitor, a team player who related to his teammates well. Bob was one of the few athletes at Northwestern who competed In four different sports so that he has an understanding of our total program as well." Dale Hubers named cbmmitteeman at Republican caucus The Orange City Republican Precinct Caucus was held on Tuesday evening at the Sioux County Courthouse. Mr. Dale Hubers was elected precinct commltteeman replacing Bob Huibregtse. Mrs. Marlon Burns was again elected precinct committee woman. Several resolutions were passed by the precinct including: "The Iowa Republican Party shall urge State and Federal leaders to explore the feasibility of financing education with a revenue-sharing method using one-third federal, one-third state and one-third local funds. Sheldon chorus to sing benefit for Harmony Home The Chordmaster Chorus Sheldon, will sponsor a benefit program for "Harmony Youth Home", In the Orange City Town Hall, April 8 at 7:30 p.m. Presenting the program will be members of; Siouxlanders Chorus—Sioux City; Quartet- Viborg, So. Dak.; Three Days and a Nite-Sloux City & Le Mars; Plainsman-Brookings, So. Dak.; Pipestone Chorus- Pipestone, Minn.; Sioux Veneers "Quartet" -SiouxFalls So. Dak,; Dads & Lads "Quartet"- Viborg, So. Dak.; Dial- tone "Quartet"--Sheldon; Chordmaster Chorus—Sheldon; Finale "Keep America Singing". The public is cordially invited to this program. Free will offering for Harmony Youth Home. County will hold tractor safety training program Sioux County will beholding a tractor safety tralningscho- ol starting Saturday, April 8, at 8:00 a.m., at ' the Extension Office in Orange City, according to Maurice Eldridge, Sioux County Extension Director. The safety training school is given so that 14 and 15 year old youths can qualify to operate tractors and other designed farm equipment while away from their farm home. Young people from town can also take this training in preparing for farm work, Gershom Van Roekel and (Continued on page 9) tone: Andrea Van Beek, Mark Bonnema; Tuba; Harlln Vermeer; Organ: Roger Mollen- beck and Lorraine Bruxvoort,

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