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Sioux Center News (Newspaper) - September 11, 1974, Sioux Center, IowaDress up open space theatre for professional performances the Little theatre facility in the Linlor senior High school building Here originally designed principally for use As a Large class lecture Hall and a place to present school plays and concerts has taken on a much broader scope of utilization under a Community cooperative plan that has been agreed upon by the City of Sioux Center the Community school District and the Dort College Board of trustees. By investing $100,000 additional Money in the facility the theatre is to be dressed up developed Mare fully so that it is adequate for professional performances of Many kinds. Under the joint use plans it has been Given the name open space theatre and will be used on a year round basis nol Only by the three capital investors Community schools Dort Colv but also by churches the Christian school local organisations anal industries holding meetings and for convention Type activities. Under the development plans the theatre is to be adequately equipped with a Large orchestra pit More elaborate fave Fumic of Mitton eat to lighting including a provision for dimming and spotlighting More circuits and instrument sit will be equipped with professional Type sound soul moment. The theatre was intended from the beginning to be a joint use facility but on a More slip lulled scale than is planned ii is designed so thai Access is possible without trespass into other parts of the school building. That is everything can be locked up except the theatre. The main floor of the open space theatre seats 410. With the two Cla rooms in the rear used Lor overflow the theatre will hold 560. It incorporates a modified thrust stage which Means that the stage juts out into the auditorium with seating arranged in a Semi Circle. A control room Tor lighting and sound is located to the Cen ter and rear of the auditorium and from there up a spiral stairs techno Loans have Access to lights in the Selling on two catwalks. The memorandum of agreement approved by the Community school Board the Dort Board of trustees and the City Council provides thai All scheduling for the open space Thea tre will be handled by the recreation & arts Council and that the Cost to any group using the theatre will be Only for the extra Cost of utilities and maintenance. It also provides that All other parties in the Community will have a fair use of the facility even though Lay Haye not made a capital commitment. This a Antell in writing is really the result of the City s capital participation since the City govern ment itself will not make use of the open space theatre except for development conferences Etc. A budget of $100,000 was developed for dressing up the open space theatre to bring the fact l i to up to minimum professional standards. The City has agreed to contribute 60% towards this development and Dort College will contribute 40%. The budget May go up to but not higher than $100,000. Scheduling of events and activities by the recreation & arts Council will be done primarily in one Calendar develop ment Meell Neach Spring. Violinist featured at 1st Dort concert 8 . September 13 Leopold be Fosse tickets on add act sat the opening concert in the 1974-75 Dort College concert series will feature violin virtuoso Leopold la Fosse artist teacher at the University of Iowa who has achieved a worldwide reputation. La Fosse will be accompanied by pianist John slams head of the piano department of the University of Iowa. The concert will be Given in the Dort College auditorium at 8 . Friday sep tember 13. It is sponsored by the Dort College music department with support from the Iowa arts Council and the National endowment for the arts. Admission is free the Public is invited. The program will include the Famou Devil s Tfir sonata by Tartoni sonatas for violin and piano by Franek and Bartok martinis variations on a theme by Corelli arranged by Fritz Krels Ler Burleski by Suk and Pray Laudium and Allegro by Kesller. The London daily Telegraph has said of la Fosse in the tart tel Devil s trill sonata the famous trills were thrown off with diabolic ease la Fosse will perform on a Beautiful instrument made by the italian master j. B. Guadagnino in 1776. In addition to the concert Dort col lege will sponsor a workshop for siring Stu dents and teachers on saturday septem ber 14, al 9 . In the Dort music bulk ing. La Fosse will present a workshop suitable for musicians of All Ages and experience. Again admission will be free. Professional theatre cast to present the fantastic sept. 27 a professional Continental theatre co cast out of Wichita Kansas will present at the Community school auditor Luton Here at . Friday. September 27. The pop ular musical play the Fiona sulcs under the joint sponsorship of Dort College Anc the re Netlon ind arts Council of Sioux May of Matt my of robot october 24 All requests will be collected and fit Inlo an annual Calendar the Council will make final decisions where there Are two or More parties wishing to use the open space theatre during the same time Span the recreation 4 arts Council is composed of representatives irom the City Council. Dordel College the Community school the Community at Large Christian school. Joint participation and joint use Are continuing concepts in Sioux Center the precedent being the athletic Field and indoor swimming Pool. None of these facilities would be possible if any one group attempted to develop them alone. But jointly it is possible to hive really Quality facilities al reasonable Cost to everyone explained a member of the re creation and arts Council. He said a Beautiful feature of the Over All plan is that the theatre can be everyone without discrimination in Cost to the user. Sioux Center Iowa wednesday september 11, 1974 volume 81 number 37 Marie Walling named to state Library commission country senior citizens picnic Here sept. 18 tickets for the performance Are on Advance Sale to the general Public is the Dort College Union pm 722-3771 and at Bosch s clothing pm. 722-0055. Because tickets Are being sold at two continued on Back Page funeral held for mrs. Anna Bierma funeral services were head at Centra reformed Church Here at 10 . Tues Day september 10, Tor mrs. Anna Bierma 81, of Sioux Center who died september 7 at the Sioux Center Community Hospit al. Services were conducted by the Rev. Wesley Kiel and burial was in memory Gar Dens cemetery Here under the direction of the memorial funeral Home of Sioux con tar. Mrs. Bierma the former Anna Brandts was born april 28, 1893, in Prairie View Kan. She spent most of her life in Sioux Center. Survivors include three sons William of Sioux Center Carl of Orange City and Donald of Yucaipa Calif. A daughter mrs. Clifford Esther ill Yertson of Ells Mett end Luisa two innocent Young Low Ere toed spellbound by it 0o to Worth Minn. Two Sisters mrs Bert fan see Bright lights somewhere. Inviting them to the Continental theatre rile Gesink of Sheldon and mrs. Chris company s production of the Ever popular musical the Panta stocks. The players arc Lizzie Gesink of Sioux Center 11 grand Michael German re Mcce la Ediht end chert Emder. Children and two great grandchildren. Mrs. Marie a Valling of Sioux Center Lias been notified by gov. Robert Ray that he has with pleasure appointed her to the Iowa Library commission for a 1-year term. Her Terry will extend through june 30, 1978. Marie has served the past year on the Northwest regional Library Board and was for 18 years a member of the Sioux Center Public Library Board of trustees. The principal responsibility of the state Library commission is to give advice and counsel to Alt Public libraries in the state and to All political subdivisions which May propose to establish libraries and to develop and adopt plans to pro vide More adequate Library service to All residents of the state. Another a or responsibility of the commission is to continuously Survey the needs of libraries throughout the state and ascertain the requirements for additional libraries and for improving exist ing libraries to provide adequate service to All residents of the state the commission routinely obtains from All Public libraries reports showing the condition growth development and manner of conducting these libraries. It is the responsibility of the state Library commission to appoint the state librarian. Other current members of the com Mission Are Tom Juller Coralville chair Man mrs. Charles r. Gee Shenandoah vice chairman Ricahrd o. Snark Oelwein William o Brien and or. Ralph Dorner. Sioux Center s handsome 4-stall tar shall located in the Southwest Corner of Central Park on n. Main Avenue is virtually ready for occupancy and will be formally dedicated to a pro Gram tentatively scheduled for thursday,oct.24,at 8p.m. At the Park a Moines have been invt a to attend the dedication program. A the annual Sioux county senior Citi Zens picnic sponsored by the Sioux county Council on aging will be held at Cen trial Park Sioux Center wednesday sept. Is at 12 noon. Any Sioux county resident 65 or older is invited to attend. A pot Luck dinner will be held at noon. Each person attending is asked to bring h s own food and table setting. Beverages will to supplied. Special recognition will be Given the oldest woman and oldest Man attending and the town Best represented. Special music will be provided. Each town is expected to contribute to the Day s program with a skit music or some other entertain Ament. In Case of rain the picnic will be held thursday sept. 19, with All other arrange ments remaining the same. Marie Walunga open House sept. 12 . Up Orth goods Northwest sporting goods store owned and operated by Marlin Dibbet and Greg Mouw and located at 229 n. Main Avenue will hold a grand opening on thursday september 12. Free Coffee and doughnuts will be served by the s to f f from 9 . To 9 . There will be registration for three bicycles which will be Given away in the evening. First prize is a 27-Inch, 10-Speed racer Worth $140. Second prize is a 26 Inch 10-Speed Worth $105 and third prize is a children s bicycle Worth s70. The store owners have extended an invitation to everyone to visit the store Dur ing the Day and look Over their Complete lines of sporting goods including a newly added sports clothing department in the basement. In this department will be found men s ana1 women s snowmobile suits men s and women s ski jackets insulated blast jackets Winter Hunting Wear including insulated vests football jerseys olympic warm up suits and other items. Northwest sporting goods has been in operation Here since mid March. The grand opening was postponed to to await the arrival Home of Greg Mouw from a tour of military duty. Greg Mouw at left and Marullo Dibbet Are pictured Here arranging the Slock in their newly added sports clothing department in the basement of their store a a Babi by by inuit i Duura = p fi5 i i in m Ira u w Nhi i Hwy three $500 Dave Stanley will address gop women drawings Here at luncheon thursday at Dort commons thursday eve there will be three More $500 Drai Ings in Sioux Center thursday evening. Persons residing in Sioux Center and 14 surrounding communities Hull Rock Valley Boyden Maurice Ireton Orange City Hawarden Hospers Craig str tic Doon Inwood Hudson 5.d. And fair View s, Are listed in Telephone directors of their communities Are Poten tial winners. They must be present to win. The three names drawn this week will be announced in All local business places at 8 30 ., at one Short blast of Tho City fire Siren. A two minute claiming per Lod will be allowed. Local stores will be open to 9 . On thursday and every thursday and every thursday hereafter and will close at 5 30 . On fridays except for those stores that normally Are open More than one night a week. Adam punt shoo Winner there was a $500 Winner present at last week s drawing Adam punt of Sioux Center. He claimed his prize in Merchan. Else coupons which can be spent at any local participating store. Other names drawn last week were James Squire of Hawarden and Chris Schiebout of Orange City. Weeks weather report Brief history of the fire department is to be presented and Mem bars of the City Volunteer fire department will be introduced a Long with former members who Are present. A Parade will be held on main Avenue starting about 7 00 ., preceding the dedication. Other fire departments in Siou county have been invited to enter some of their equipment particularly antique a Nett a the Parade reports City manager or nil run sink. Pate september 4 september 5 september 6 september 7 september b september 9 70 72 82 82 82 Man. 57 44 53 53 total precipitation .00 .00 it Dave Stanley of Muscatine Republican candidate for u. S. Senator will be in Sioux county thursday september 12, to continue his person to person visits with Lowans in All 99 counties. A will speak to members of the Sioux county Republican women s Organ ipalion at the Dort College commons Here at 2 30 . Stanley is visiting All 99 counties to ask Lowans what problems they want their next senator to work on he reports thai some Lowans Tell him this is the first Tami a candidate has asked their opinions. Stanley wrote Iowa s open government Laws and fed the successful fight on state level against legislative secrecy As part of his Effort for honest government. He proposed to take the Iowa experience in Good government to Washington and help restore integrity in our National Stanley said last week that the most urgent Job of Congress is to fight inflation by stopping wasteful spending. He charged the big spenders who run our Congress Are spending us into Bank. Arthur Thiim will spook hero set. 23 Arthur Van Tulonen of grand rapids will present an informative and provocative program in the first reformed Church of Sioux Center at 8 . Mon Day evening september 23. The first portion of the program will be a sight sound presentation of the work of Pine rest Christian Hospital and the second portion time and How Vou use it. The Public is invited to this program which is described As being of personal interest to everyone. Rust by. As i walk across Iowa the people Tell me they Are going to remove the big spenders Lowans agree with president Ford that deficit spending must be Stop Ped. Stanley urged to give Relief from High prices and High taxes the Federal budget must be Cut by at least $12 billion. Congress must Stop both military and civilian waste to help Stop inflation. Congress can save $5 billion a year by requiring better management of military contract. Stanley uld. Dave Stanley

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