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Sioux Center News (Newspaper) - April 4, 1974, Sioux Center, Iowa John Wesselink stands beside the 20 x 20 it. Brick and Glass greenhouse which he had built adjacent to his Home garage last fall so the could pursue All Winter one of Nis favorite pastimes that of raising Beautiful Flowers. Many of the Flowers raised this Winter will be transplanted in his Yard when the weather is suitable others willbe Given to friends. Says it tired person needs a Hobby to be con feat one variety of Flower which John Wesselink is raising in his 20 x 20 it. Heated greenhouse Back of his Home Are gorgeous red and while amaryllis which he is Examar ing Here. The plants already Are Al out 18 inches in height and still growing. ,. Wesselink is shown admiring a pot of Blooming tulips a Large deep ihmmir0?i, Valet var is greenhouse in Back of his residence. And nearby Are about 15 other varieties of potted Flowers vends ferns Many of the Flowers in full Bloom and looking As Beautiful As a late summer Flower Garden local Man spends Many pleasurable Winter hours raising greenhouse Flowers a satisfying and challenging Hobby can help make a Man Content and keep him enjoying life after retirement. That s what John a. Wesselink Long time Sioux Center insurance agent was told when he announced a year ago in january that he was retiring and turning full management of the Wesselink insurance Agency Over to his son in Law Lowell Vande Berg and two other associates Clarene Kroon and Duane Koele. He took the advice As fact and decided to immediately act upon it. Since he had most of his adult life enjoyed cultivating a Green thumb raising Flowers and a Garden and working about the Yard he decided to invest in a facility that would give him year round Opportunity to indulge in this favorite pastime. He had a greenhouse built adjacent to the garage at the Back of his residence on South main Avenue. John has been Green thumbing Ever since with great enthusiasm and an Abun Sioux Center Iowa thursday april 4, 1974 volume 81 number 14 Dant amount of experimentation and flexibility and no matter what the weather Iti matters not a Hoo the fun goes on i John s been raising Flowers All kinds of Flowers a variety of vines and has also demonstrated that if you have the right facilities you can raise oranges limes Lemons in Northwest Iowa even in the dead of Winter. He has some Small Trees in his greenhouse with fruit on them to prove it. See picture. John did t build just any old Green House. He did it up he had the 20 x 20 it. Greenhouse constructed of Brick and Glass with All the necessary heat ing Cooling air conditioning facilities of a professional greenhouse. The Brick base matches perfectly the Brick of his garage and Home. The greenhouse is heated from the same Furnace that heats the family s two car garage. In the Winter months the Day continued on Back Page easter Sunrise service 6 30 . Sunday april 14 the Public is invited to attend a Spe Cial easter Sunrise service sponsored by the West Sioux Classis of the reformed Church which will be held at the first reformed Church in Sioux Center at 6 30 . Sunday april 14. Weather permitting the service will be 0 held outside. Mrs. Art Vander Ploeg of Sioux Cen Ter will give a Short meditation. Teacher salary base in Public schools up $550 " i .1 f. Week s weather report Date March 27 March 28 March 29 March 30 March 31 april 1 april 2 Max. 48 48 52 60 59 56 57 min. 28 31 39 29 35 34 31 0 t 0 t .24 0 teachers of the Sioux Center Community schools will receive a salary increase effective at the beginning of the 1974-75 term. At a regular meeting of the school Board monday evening the base pay for Community easter Sunrise service or football Field Here april 14 a Community easter Sunrise service sponsored by the Young people s society of covenant Christian reformed Church is scheduled for 6 30 . Sunday april 14, at the local football Field. In Case of rain the service will be held in the Dort College gymnasium. Named local fashion Queen Dana Broek 18, Sioux Center Community High school senior daughter of Al Broek was crowned fashion Queen of the 1974 Cha Fra style show held at the local High school auditorium Friday evening. She was selected for the Honor by four judges on the basis of poise self Confidence and her modelling skill. Runner up for fashion Queen was Luann Clemens daughter of or. And mrs. Her Man Clemens nearly two dozen Cha and Fra members modelled Spring fashions from the Young american Shoppe Bosch s clothing and Inga s at the Friday style show. Dana was crowned by Jim Bleeker president of the local Fra chapter. She is wearing in this picture a Black evening gown trimmed with Silver brocade and carries a bouquet of. Red roses. Dana will attend augustan College in Sioux Falls next year and plans to become a registered nurse. Beginning teacher with . Degree was hiked from $7,000 to $7,550. This affects the salary schedule All the Way across the Board with the Overall in crease amounting to approximately $50.000, reports supt. Chas. Irwin. All monies for this increase will come from additional state Money that is being pumped into the budget for this purpose. Supt. Irwin stated that he is pleased with the Way negotiations went Between the salary committee of the Sioux Center education committee and the Board of he reported that both saw the problems that existed worked Toge ther towards solving them and reached a workable family film will be shown at Library saturday april 6 a family entertainment film will be shown at the Sioux Center Public Library saturday april 6, at 2 00 . There will be a 25f per person charge to help defray film rental. Showing time is 85 minutes. The Story deals with a Young boy and a Racoon and is based on a Book by Ster Ling North. The cast includes Steve for est Bill Mumy Pamela toll and Elsa Lan Chester. The film distributing company forbids the advertising of the title because of pos sible Competition with area theatres. However the name of the film May be obtained by visiting or calling the Library. Ben Vander Veen killed tuesday in Arizona Accident Ben Vander Veen 73, of 127 third Avenue Southeast Sioux Center was killed instantly tuesday in a car Mobile Home Accident near Wilcox Ariz., while Enro Ute Home from Arizona where he and mrs. Vander Veen had spent the win Ter. Their last address in Arizona was Hacienda Solano Park 212 rd., Chandler Ariz. Mrs. Vander Veen the former Bertha int veld received cuts and bruises but was released from the Wilcox Hospital a f Ter receiving first Aid. She was expected continued on Back Page cub scout carnival set for april 6tb Sioux Center s cub scout Paik 211 will sponsor a carnival at the High school auditorium Here Between 6 . And 8 30 . Saturday april 6, cub master Larry Milroy has announced. There will be a cake walk All kinds of carnival games and some Good items will be on Sale. Admission to the auditorium conces Sion area will be free. There will be a Small charge for games and food items on Sale will be Price tagged. Here s proof that you can raise oranges in Sioux Center in the wintertime. John a. Wesselink has a tree of them in his greenhouse and they re doing very Well As you can see. Also in the picture immediately to the right of the Orange tree is a Small Lime tree with a Lime about the size of a Golf Ball dangling from one Branch. Or. Wes Sellnik also has a Small potted Lemon tree which is flourishing in his healed greenhouse Down the Mississippi film at Dort april s the last color travelogue film in the Dort sponsored 1973-74 series will be shown at the Dort auditorium at 8 . Friday april 5. It is Down the missis Sipp produced and narrated by Gene Goetz of Rochester Minn. The film takes the viewer All the Way Down the Mississippi from its starting Point at Lake Itasca in Northern Minnesota to its Mouth in the Gulf of mexi co at new Orleans. The first 75 Miles Are made by Canoe and a part of the travel by the fabulous Delta Queen one of the great steam Stern wheelers that still plys the Waters of sever Al Rivers. Visited Are the indians of Leech Lake Region As they Harvest the wild Rice in the time honoured tradition. The one Lime Home of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow is visited in Minneapolis then the water route past the Bluffs of redwing Minn., is followed to Lake Pepin which is today a Beautiful recreation area a boaters Mecca. The film also depicts tug boats Pushon barges of Oil Grain or Coal southward on the Mississippi. There Are stops at Memphis tenn., at various places in the Gene Goetz state of Mississippi and at new Orleans. Or. Goetz has been making movies for or. Joel nederhood to speak or. Joel nederhood radio minister of the Back to god hour will be the Fea tured speaker at a mass meeting to be held monday april 8, at 8 . In the Dort College gymnasium. The title of s speech will be the Cross and the kingdom. Or. Nederhood is recognized As one of the outstanding speakers in evangelical circles. His radio broadcasts Are heard throughout the world. The Dort College concert choir will also perform at the mass meeting. The general Public is invited to attend. While in the area or. Nederhood will visit the Dort Campus the next Day april 9, where he will visit with students conduct Chapel and speak at a special student meeting. Or. Nederhood s visit to Dort is be ing sponsored by the Dort College spirit Ual activities committee. The general purpose of or. Neder continued on Back Page or. Joel nederhood Many years and his profession has taken him into 21 countries of the world including Vietnam. Once a professional Rac ing Driver he gave up that exciting life for the More satisfying one of producing travelogues. Senior citizens club meeting at Library april 8 the newly organized Sioux Center senior citizens club open to All men and women of the Community 60 years of ago and up will hold its f first meeting As an official organization Al the Public Library basement Al 2 . Monday april 8. All interested persons of eligible age Are invited to Allend. Committees which have been appointed for the year by the club s executive committee will be announced at the meeting future activity plans will be Dis cussed a few hymns will be Sung and lunch will be served. Also scheduled for Reading before the group is a set of club by Laws which will be presented for adoption. Plebe de Vries is the club president. Other officers Are Henry Nellen vice president mrs. George Kooi Secretary mrs. Gerrit Koerselman treasurer. Dort receives Grant Dort College Sioux Center one of the 25-members of the Iowa College foundation will share in a first time Grant of $10,000 from International Tele phone & Telegraph corp., new York new York. Mid Sioux advisory meeting a meeting of mid Sioux Sioux county advisory Council will be held Al 7 30 . Tuesday april 9, in the municipal building basement in Sioux Center. To sch a students bring hone honors win 5 top ratings in state speech contest the five Sioux Center Community High school students pictured at right received division i ratings in the state High school speech contest held at Rockwell City saturday March 23. One member of the group Mark Boey Ink senior son of or. And mrs. Louie Boeyink received in addition to this top rating still higher recognition when he was named to the list of outstanding performers in the state contest. The latter Honor was based on his out standing performance in acting in a Bill Cosby selection Chicken heart Mark competed in two events interpretive poetry in addition to humorous acting and received division i ratings in both. The other local division i winners were Jeff Oliver son of mrs. Jack Oliver humorous acting. Delmar Brink son of or. And mrs. James Brink dramatic acting. Connie Mulder daughter of or. And mrs. Harry Mulder interpretive poetry. Mona meandering daughter of or. And mrs. George Meendering interpretive poetry. Mark Boeyink a r Bank Mark Boeyink Connle Muldow and Mona

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