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   Hawarden Independent (Newspaper) - April 2, 1970, Hawarden, Iowa                                CENSU THE INDEPENDENT WEST SIOUX SCHOOLS The West Sioux schools will dismiss early April for a West Sioux s meet- ing. Grades kindergarten through 8 will be dismissed at p.m. Grades 9 through 12 will be dismissed at p. m. Vol. No. 14 Sioux Iowa 51033 OFFICIAL PAPER April 1970 12 Pages CAUSES PROBLEMS IN CITY LIFE DURING WEEK WEST SIOUX SELECTS NEW FOOTBALL COACH Charles Pfaffle of Le Grand has accepted the position of head football and head track coach at West Sioux high school and Fredrick Murell has been elevated to the po- sition of athletic director. Pfaf- fle will also be in charge of the physical education at West according to superinten- dent Doyle 0. Carpenter. a graduate of West- mar is doing work on his master's degree at North- west Missouri State College at Kirksville. He is complet- ing his sixth year at LD7 Com- munity Schools in Le Grand and also two yzmt Anita. He has a football record of 50 wins and seven losses at Le His teams there have wo'i their last 23 games. His lrack teams have also been having won the state indoor meet as well many outdoor win- He lettered in football and track in his col- He was ed tae valuable award during his senior year. In 1936 lie was picked by West- mar Alumni as the of the Ga-y Fox and Richard But- ler will assist Pfaffle in the fooibaM A freshman CTaA is yet to be The Pfsuftes have two children and will move to Hawarden at the close of the school year. As athletic Murrell CHARLES PFAFFLE will be in charge of scheduling supervision of coaches and all personnel sociated with the athletic pro- gram at West Sioux. Murrell's experience as a guVla coaMi coordinator should give him the background for his new post as athletic director. BAND BOOSTERS The regular meeting of the West Sioux Band Boosters has been changed to p. April in the West Sioux high school lunch room. It is important that members from all three towns be rep- resented at this meeting to make important decisions. FRED MOORE TO CHALLENGE WILEY MAYNE FOR CONGRESS Declaring that voters of the Sixth District are entitled to a choice in the coming Fred H. Moore of Spencer this week became a candidate for the Democratic nomina- tion as Representative in Congress. Fred H. Moore who filed his nomi- nation papers with the Secre- tary of State is un- opposed in his bid for the The Wiley Mayne of Sioux is also without opposition in the Republican Primary and the two will vie for the office in the general election next November. a lifelong resident and fourth generation mem- ber of a pioneer Spencer fam- said many of his both Republicans and Demo- questioned his entry into such a difficult task in the face of of the incumbent sincerely befleve that the district's voters and should not be the privilege of choice which Is of our democratic way of Mfc. My opponent Is In full agreement with of the present administra- find myself in disagree- ment in most of these he asserted. Highly active in Democra- tic Moore was ly associated with former Governor Harold iwMMiT who appointed him chair- man of the Iowa Board of Parole and to the Iowa Crime serving terms of six years in these posi- tions. Moore also was Demo- cratic chairman of the former Eighth District and was re- elected chairman to reor- ganize the present Sixth Dis- trict Moore also has been prominent in activities of the Iowa Great Lakes Region where he has been a summer resident all his life. He is a former president of the Okoboji Protective As- sociation and chaired the group's sanitary sewer ex- tension committee when it ob- tained legislative assistance in its construction. He is a charter member of the Oko- boji Yacht Club which was founded in 1933. Born May in Moore attended Spencer graduated from Shattuck School in and received a bache- lor's degree from George- town University in Washing- in 1941. He entered the University of Iowa College of re- ceived his Juris Doctor de- gree and was admitted to the bar in 1943. Entering the military service after gradu- Moore wasa tank pla- toon leader with the 46th Tank Battalion of the 13th Armored Division wKh ser- vice In the European Theatre during World War II. He was captured and spent a short time in a German pri- soner of war camp. Returning to Spencer after the Moore established the A M Laundry which he later sold to enter the fi- insurance and real estate business. He currently is a partner in Reimers First Agency of Spencer. The new congressional candidate is married to the former Helen McCainbridgf of Des Moines and they have three Mrs. David Scon of Cedar student at the University of and a student at the University of Wyoming. VOCATIONAL SCHOOL HEAD TO RETIRE Ralph superinten- dent of Northwest Iowa Voca- tional School at will retire at the close of the cur- rent school year. He has headed the institution since it became an area school in July 1966. Prior to that date he was superintendent of the Sheldon Community schools for twenty During that period the Sheldon district was reorgan- ized to merge with territory in twelve townships in the four county area including Archer and Matlock an area of about 190 square miles. In January 1964 while at the Sheldon community school he was instrumental in setting up the pilot area vocational school serving Osce- and Sioux Counties. When this same area was approved as one of Iowa's 15 area Mr. Borreson was engaged to head the new institution. Pajana This Week Cotity Sfidoy School Speaker Ronald P. Chadwick Ronald P. assis- tant professor of education at Calvary Bible Kansas Missouri will speak at the Siouxland Sunday School Coin vention on April 7 and 8 at the Central Reformed Church at Sioux Center. A graduate of Bryan he received his master's de- gree from Dallas Theological Seminary and has taken grad- uate work at Arizona State niversity and the University of Missouri at Kansas He joined the Calvary Bible College faculty in after four years as assistant profes- sor of Christian education at Arizona Bible College. He is also chairman of the CBC De- partment of Education and di- rector of the Instructional Ma- terials Cen- ter. SHIINE CHANTERS MERE AMU S Sioux City's Shrine Chanters of Abo-Brier consist- ing of over forty members who lore to will present a concert In the West Sioux Aud- itorium April 8 at p. m. Referred seats are on sale st various business places or by calling 552-9192 or 552-2401. Guest soloists with the Shrine Chanters are two well known Siouxland area faret and Nancy contralto. LEGION MEETING The American Legion and Auxiliary will have a reffilar Monday Apll at p. m. Cast for West Sioux's annual musical stands in pajamas during dress rehearsal. Show will be on again Friday and Saturday eve- nings of this week.______________ WILL REPEAT jwjhs. LINGERIE CLASSES The Adult Education depart- ment of Northwest Iowa Vo- cational School will offer two repeat sections of for amateur seam- stresses from to p. in the Sheldon Junior High School Homemaking room. One section will begin A- pril 6 and the other on April 7. Each section will contlne for four weekly meet- Mrs. Peggy Naughton will be the instructor. Classroom work will con- sist of teacher and master patterns will be available and classtimeallotted for tracing the desired pat- terns. Supplies needed will be discussed at the first class and can be obtained by the second session. Fa- brics are available in the area. The tuition fee is and enrollment is limited to fif- teen ladies in each section. To enroll in either the Mon- day or Tuesday contact the Adult Education Northwest Iowa Vocational Iowa telephone 324-2587. ON AU-STAR HAMS SCOTT OTIS JAYCIES GIVE SOO CANBY IARS IN E66 HUNT Over 500 candy bars were given to local children at the annual Hawarden Easter Egg Hunt at the city spon- sored by the Although the weather was cold and snow was on the about 300 youngsters were on hand. Cash prices were awarded as TODDLER-KINDER GARTEN-First to Bryon Second each to Jim Mali and Bob- by Third each to Larry Michelle Judy Blank- Tracy snd Les Fourth etch to Joyce Rusty Molly Mel- ody Ferrell Amelia Doom Dim- Brenda Wolf and Jon Blankenship. QtADBS l-3-FIrst to Steve Second each to Qufcirun and Scott senior West Sioux capped his high school basketball career by be- ing chosen to the third All- Northwest Iowa honor team cho- sen by sports editors of daily newspapers in the area. Otis was also named to the honor- able mention list of two all- state one selected by U 6 N MEETING The directors of the United Good Inc. will hold a meeting at Wed- April at the city hall. At this Betty Huitquist will succeed to the chairmanship. MOTHEI'S ClUI The Mother's Club of the A- merican Legion will meet for a p. luncheon at John's Race on April 7. John Hodgson will be the hostesses with Mrs. Guy Hodgson as Joi Third each to Denny Kelly Jeff Lester Ham- and Kelvin Hoog- Fourth to Ji Rachel Ver JoAnn Mike Ricky Brenda Dim- Mark Marty Wat- Beth and Dor- is the Iowa Daily Press and the other selected by the Des Molnes Register and Tribune. Although playing on a losing Otis led the Tri-Sute Conference in scoring and set several school Had the Falcons been a winning Otis would probably have rated even higher on the honor teams. SIOUX CENTER GIRL LOSES CONTROL Kay De Voss oC Sioux Center is expected to be charged with failure to have her car under control and leaving the scene of an accident as a result of an accident on the corner of Central and Ninth Streets in Hawarden Tuesday evening. Miss De Voss apparantly lost control of her car and plowed into the rear of a 1969 Chev- rolet sedan owned by Lawrence pushing the Schiefen car into a Thunderbird owned by Benton Boyer and causing an estimated in damages to the two cars. Extent of dam- age to the car driven by Miss De a 1964 Ford is not known. Sioux Center police appre- hended Miss De Voss after being ty the Hawarden police. POLICE RAID BREAKS UP ILLICIT YOUTH PARTY BY R. 0. B. Events of the past week have brought youth problems in warden into public with city and the young people all getting in- to the act. Some actions were some and some tragic. Lack of communication and the city's curfew once again caused problems and misunder- standings as a youth dance at city hall last Thursday evening was cancelled by local police and the mayor midway the dance. The dance had been billed as being sponsored by the but there was a difference of opin- ion on whether or not the com- mittee was the actual An excess amount of car traf- fic and youth activity in the iness district after the curfew brought pn the tion of the dance. The cancell- ation was received with con- to say the by the young people in ance. CbmpUoatJSte the problem was that the dance was sched- uled on in this during what many churches recognize as the East- er Holy Week. A meeting between the city council and members of the Friday morning brought acknowledg- ment of misunderstandings and lack of with Mayor Harlan Hummel promi- sing the young people a free dance in the near future to make up for the cancellation. The worst was yet to when a raid Saturday night by the local other city the county and the county attorney uncov- ered a wild party taking place by various youths in the ment of the form- erly known as the Steffen Build- ing. Names of those participating in the party are not published in this week's Independent pend- ing a hearing in Mayor's court to determine guilt or innocence of various individuals. A de- termination of whether the var- ious cases will be heard in mayor's transferred to juvenile court in some cas- to criminal has yet to be made. Possible charges may include illegal possession of pro- viding intoxicating beverages to immoral and other sundry charges. Behavior of most of the youths arrested and some of their par- ents left much to be desired as accusations of favoritism were leveled at city officials. Language used by both youths and some of their parents was about as dirty and obscene as one would ever hear and showed a complete lack of dignity and respect for the law and parental responsibility. Ail in it was indeed a sorry spectacle and one that should make all parents and youths in the community pause to reflect on what can and what may be happening without parental knowledge or control. Young people under IS should learn from this episode what can happen to them when participate in parties with older youths. Those over IS should consider the possible charges that can result from activities wch M this involving junior high age We regret having to report this but we did not make the are only reporting ft. One parent threat- ened us concerning publication of mines in reporting the story. The only reason names are not part of this story is to protect anyone who might be imocent and not to report individual charges that have not been made or proven in but we do not propose to shelter those who are found guilty. Tuesday evening a group of high school students met with the mayor and the police force to discuss the curfew asking for more understanding and leniency. A few other adults and two councilman were at the meeting. The students were asked to go back to the high school and work out an reasonable curfew with the students cautioned to look at law en- forcement problems and their own protection in setting up a proposal. It is hoped that out of the events of the past few days many lessons have been learned for the betterment of the com- munity in the future and for Im- proved communication between individuals and groups. 1970 CENSUS IS UNDERWAY Today is Census Day for the United States of America From Aroostook to the westernmost island of from Point on the Arctic Ocean to Key it is the day for all Americans to be counted. Bruce Manager of the temporary census office In Sioux reports that 442 census after being sworn in this started visiting households throughout the area. Census questionnaires were distributed to households in these places by the Post Of- fice a few days ago. They an to be filled out and held for the census taker to pick up. The District Manager says It will probably take from three to five weeks for the census takers to get around to all the households. It is possible that some households did not receive a but the District Manager says they need not they will be missed be- cause a census taker will find them and have a questionnaire for them. Householders will not have any difficulty identifying enum- erators for the 1970 Census of Population and Dis- trict Manager Bruce Hughes pointed out today. Enumerators or census takers of whom are started making their rounds in the area on April 1 and are expected to complete their work in three to five weeks. Each census taker will wear a and blue identifi- cation card. This card bears the seal of the Department of and the words sus Official are printed across its face. It bears the census taker's signature and certifies that she is authorized to perform the duties of a census enumerator and has sworn to keep con- fidential all census information you provide. Persons purporting to be cen- sus takers who do not have this identification card should be reported immediately to the cal police or to the census district which is located at Sioux City. Census takers will further identified by the panfolto their supplies. The portfolio is blue and tsars the '1970   

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