Sioux Center News in Sioux-Center, Iowa
20 Nov 1974

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20 Nov 1974

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Sioux Center News (Newspaper) - November 20, 1974, Sioux Center, IowaFuneral held monday for . Mitch Van Wyk open House at Kempers Flower House nov. 21 for free door prizes which will be Given away during the Day. A number of merchandise specials will be featured at the open House. These Are listed in an advertisement appearing elsewhere in this Issue of the Sioux Center news. The Kempers assumed ownership and management of the Flower House in August and have enlarged their Stock of fresh Flowers artificial Flowers and dried Flowers. They also Stock a variety of Large plants and vines Plant ers and an assortment of gift items. Otto Kempers Flower House located at 501 second ave nue . Two blocks West of Franken Manor will hold open House from 9 . To 9 . On thursday novem ber 21, the new owners and managers Karl and Gloria Kempers have announced. They invited the Public to View their newly remodeler and enlarged Flower House and to be their guests during the Day for free Coffee and homemade cookies. There will be free carnations for the first 150 ladles who attend the open House and there will be registration wednesday november 20, 1974 Sioux Center Iowa volume 81 number 47 open House at Nyhof turf & Trail 1 . To 10 . Friday nov. 22 Nyhof turf and Trail of 921 n. Main Avenue Sioux Center has scheduled a Public open House for 1p.m. To 10 . Friday november 22, to introduce its new line of 1975 Polaris and Artie cat snowmobiles its line of snowmobile clothing and accessories. Free Coffee and doughnuts will be served throughout the open House period and there will be registration for several door prizes. Persons interested will have the Opportunity to drive snowmobiles if Snow conditions permit. The company will award a free jacket with each Purchase of a new snowmobile. It will have a Large bargain table of accessories. Virginia Vanroekel wins 1st in Mako it with Wool cohost Virginia Vanroekel 19, daughter of or. And mrs. John g. A. Van Roe Kel won first place in the senior Divi Sion of the make it yourself with Wool contest saturday at be Mars. She will go to Ames on december 6 to appear with other District winners. More $500 prizes will be awarded in City thursday the Sioux Center chamber of Commerce will hold drawings for three $500 prizes and will select three Auto License plates in the business District to determine the potential of three $20 bonuses on thursday potential winners of the three$500 prizes will be determined by drawing from a Telephone listing of Sioux Center and 14 surrounding communities. Winners must be pre sent to be eligible to receive prizes. Three License plates will be selected at random at 7 30 . From cars parked in the business District and these numbers will be read Over radio station kid a at 8 30 . Owners of the License plates will have two minutes to identify their numbers at a local participating business place. Names drawn last thursday for the three $500 prizes were Walter Schoel Erman of Rock Valley Clarence de groot of Hull and Hubert Muilenburg of Orange City. Funeral services were held at the first reformed Church in Orange City at 1 30 . Monday november 18, for m. J. Mitch Van Wyk. 75, Sioux county auditor for the past 50 years and a longtime resident of Orange City who died at the Orange City Hospital Friday. had suffered a stroke four weeks previous to his passing and had been hospitalized since then partially paralysed and unable to speak. Funeral services were conducted by the Rev. Raymond Vanheukelom and burial was in Hope cemetery at Hull. In addition to serving for nearly half a Century As county auditor or. Van Wyk had held the position of president of the Iowa dust. 3 county auditor s association for several years retiring from that position about a year ago. Survivors include the widow a daughter mrs. Ray Joyce Wielenga of Orange City a granddaughter and a great grandson. Storos opon to 9 . 15 nights daring Christmas season Sioux Center stores will be open to 9 . On 15 nights during the hol iday shopping season the retail mer chants committee of the chamber of Commerce has announced. These nights Are . Mitch Van Wyk mrs. M. Vande Hoef narrowly escapes As car hit by train mrs. Marvin Vande Hoef Rural Sioux Center narrowly escaped injury about 3 30 . Wednesday nov. 13, when her car was hit by a train at a crossing on a gravel Road West of Sioux Center near the John Mot farm. Mrs. Vande Hoef was her Home two Miles West of Sioux Center. Her car Slid on the icy Road on to the track where it stalled. The train was approaching around a curve from the South. She jumped from the car and crawled on the ice to get out of the Way. She was unhurt. The car was total de. She was alone in the car. Friday thursday Friday monday tuesday wednesday thursday Friday monday tuesday wednesday thursday Friday saturday monday november 29 december 5 december 6 december 9 december 10 december 1 1 december 12 december 13 december 16 december 17 december 18 december 19 december 20 december 2 i december 23 local business people to Host Pancake feed All shoppers of the Sioux Center area and members of their families Are invited to free Pancake supper which will be held in the Library base ment on Friday evening december 6, with local business and professional people serving As hosts. In addition to pancakes,.syrup and butter the menu will will include link sausage and Dixie cups of ice Cream. Coffee and milk will also be served. 2nd film on North american Indian 7 . November 21 the second of the film series on the North american Indian narrated by Marlon Brando will be shown at the Sioux Center Public Library thurs Day nov. 21, continuously Between 7 and 9 . In the fireside room. Other Library related events include the final Story hour for second and third graders at 10 . In the fire Side room saturday nov. 23, a senior citizens program at new Homestead at 7 . Monday dec. 2, and the annual tree decorating demonstration by to Alberda and Judy Altena in the fireside room at 1 30 . Tuesday dec. 3. All senior citizens of the Community Are invited to the program of film and games. These programs Are not for new Homestead residents Only. Rev. Robert Oman to speak nov. 20 guest speaker at the first Baptist Church Sioux Center on wednesday november 20, at 7 30 ., will be the Rev. Robert Oman. The Rev. Oman is associated with the twin cities Baptist messianic wit Ness presenting the gospel of Jesus Christ to the jewish population of Minneapolis st. Paul. The Public is cordially invited to hear this speaker. Modern footwear grand opening the new owner of the modern footwear store in downtown Sioux Center Tom Lefever invites the Public to attend a grand opening at the newly re modelled family shoe store on thursday november 21. Coffee and pumpkin pie will be served Between 8 . And 9 . And there will be an adult registration for several free door prizes. The store features a newly enlarged and refurbished shoe display and fitting room with All new carpet and some new fixtures and a Brand new Boot Cor Ner where Western sport and work boots Are displayed top photo. The store is featuring a number of merchandise specials listed in an and appear ing elsewhere in this Issue. Widely acclaimed Stan Kenton orchestra to perform in City the 19-piece Stan Kenton orches tra will present a two hour concert in the Dort College auditorium at 8 p. M. Friday december 13. The orchestra is widely acclaimed As one of the Best jazz orchestras in the country and is popular with jazz lovers of All Ages. Advance tickets Are available by writing to Stan Kenton concert Dort College Sioux Center Iowa 51250. Ticket prices Are $3.50 for reserved tickets and $2.50 for general admission. Tickets will be 50? higher at the door. Make checks payable to Dort col lege. A sell crowd is expected so music lovers Are encouraged to order tickets As soon As possible. This is the Only concert the Stan Kenton orchestra will perform in the Northwest Iowa Southeast South Dakota and Southwest Minnesota areas. Ii will be presented at Dort auditorium dec. 8 the Dort College chorale Mes Siah chorus and the choirs of Western and Unity Christian High schools will Combine to present the Christmas Section of George Frederic Handel s the Messiah at 2 . Sunday Decem ber a in the Dort auditorium. Soprano soloists will be Ramona Franken and Rachel de groot. Ramona daughter of or. And mrs. Everett g. Franken 333 3rd Avenue is a Sophomore voice major at Dort. She is a member of Dort s concert choir and has performed frequently As a soloist. She played the Mother abbess in the sound of music and was featured As student guest soloist with the Cherokee symphony in their performance of dido s lament by Pur cell. She also performed in the Netherlands with the son Shine Folk group. Rachel de groot is from Edgerton Minnesota and is a Sophomore voice major at Dort and a member of con Cert choir. She was a soloist in the choir s recent performance of Schu Bert s massing with the Sioux Falls symphony orchestra. In addition Rachel played the part of Clara in the Dort opera Guild s production of Gershwin s Horgy and Bess last february. Alto soloist will be Nancy Luikart from Sioux City and Tenor soloist will be Harlan Buss from Morningside col lege. Bass soloists will be John Van Gro Ningen and Clayton Danzeisen. John is a Junior voice major at Dort from Jackson Mississippi. played porgy in porgy and Bess last Spring and also played a major role in fiddler on the roof. also was featured As Elijah in a performance of Mendelssohn s Danzeisen is a senior voice major from Carson North Dakota. has starred in several operas including Osmin s role in Mozart s ii Seraglio and Crown in Porky and Bess. was also the Bass soloist in the recent performance of Schubert s mass in g. Accompanying the singers will be the Sioux Community orchestra. The Messiah is under the direction of Gary Warmink a free will offering will be received. Clayton Danzeisen Mona Franken weather report High school play our town nov. 22-23 some of the new snowmobiles that will be on display at Nyhof turf and Trail open House Here Friday Are seen in top photo. Seated on snowmobile at right is Len Nyhof Anat left de Dokter his partner. Lyle Nyhof 14, is on snowmobile in foreground. Bottom photo Leo Nyhof 16, a student at Western Christian models jacket of Type that will be awarded Friday by Nyhof turf & Trail with each Purchase of a snowmobile. Date ttt3 11-14 11-15 11-16 11-17 11-18 precis. In .03 0 0 0 total precipitation .18 2.5 inches Snow on 13th and 14th. High 34 28 41. 47 57 43 Low 23 20 12 23 25 28 soup supper november 22 a soup supper will be held Friday nov. 22, 5 to 8p.m. At Christian school. Free will offering. All proceeds for new storage addition. A cast of Sioux Center High school students directed by Jim Johnson will present the great american tra Gedy our town by Thornton Wil Der in the High school auditorium on Friday and saturday november 22 and 23, beginning at 8 . The play which is set in Grover s Corners n. H., in the Early 1900 scenters on the lives of towns people. The Story is built around the everyday activities in a Small town atmosphere. Act 1, the daily life introduces the members of the Webb and Gibbs households. The second act is called love and marriage and it portrays these events As they happen to the characters of George Gibbs and Emily Webb. The final act is enl glad death. Our town is done with a mini mum of stage backdrops and sets. The meaning of the play is conveyed by the characters and their reactions to one another. Members of the cast Are stage Man Ager Delmar Brink Doc Gibbs Jeff Oliver mrs. Gibbs Lou Ann Clemens Georgo Gibbs Eldon Mulder Rebecca Gibbs Lisa Hagen or. Webb Steve Kiel mrs. Webb Mary Mouw Emily Webb Linda Wynia Wally Webb Curt Broek Joe Crowell Jim Grond Howie Newsome Gary Rensink professor Willard Ron Meendering Simon Stem son Greg Kosters mrs. Soames Judy Irwin Constable Warren Loran Vanroekel is Crowell Jim Oliver Sam Craig Dave Samani Joe Stoddard Roy Nielson women Brenda den Herder Julie Vanden Berg and Kathy Irwin

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