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SPR! i< ! '5PORT COM P. 37th Year - No. 1 ORANGE CITY, IOWA December 2, 1971 "Christmas Tree City" opens holiday season iarfed by the Christmas tree put up in Windmill I last wee k is Bob Rieckhoff, secretary of the O. hlrloal Hospital Board. The Chamber of Commerce Sing a project called "Light a light for the |l» this year. Ir each dollar donated by a person, groups or fzation a light will be lit on the tree, with proceeds [to the Hospital's Special Needs Committee to help ite payment for the new X-ray. fcb pointing to the top, says, "We want a mass of Ion this tree by Christmas — all the way to the tpp. 3 expressed the boards appreciation to the Chamber llr sponsorship, le Northwestern State Bank has told Bob they will [the number of lights lit by others - up to 1000 * J ' I \ * 1 \' I , f i, '*>: , ,£* M-OC first graders Brenda Tesch and Glen Vande Kamp sit down to compose letters to Santa Glaus. This year Orange City has set out to make itself "The Christmas Tree City." The holiday season got mnderway In Orange City last week Wednesday with the installation of the big Christmas tree in Windmill square. The tree will be lit by donations in the "light a light for the Hospital" project. (See picture and story this page.; Included in the season's activities will be a Christmas Carol Sing scheduled to be held in front of the tree December 13. Area children are being urged to "write a letter to Santa " Santa himself will be in Orange City every afternoon (except Sunday) starting Friday, Dec. 3 with headquarters in the windmill in Windmill Square. Merchants are decorating trees in their stores in keep- Ing with "The Christmas Tree City" theme and O.C. residents are being urged to decorate trees In their yards or on porches, competing for 13 prizes of from $5 to $25 being given by the O. C. Municipal Utilities. This year Orange City merchants are giving away thousands of dollars worth of prizes with some merchants giving prizes weekly and others near Christmas. (See ad on page 3 for the names and prizes.) Halfway passed in Manpower Study Long the first prizes to be awarded this holiday V is the Kirby Vacuum Sweeper Mrs. Bob Vis won i Super Valu on Monday. Co-ownar Roger Mouw 'tiled her with her prize. |Mrs. Lloyd Molr as president of the Woman s was asked by Miss Hauck, the Hospital Administrator tart a Hospital Auxiliary in 1960. Mrs. Moigot the rolling and has been involved ever since, Mrs. r told The CAPITAL reporter that ^ f^tes joy er in serving in the capacity as Hos*tel ABrt^jy dent for two years was the wonderful cooperation everyone. She doesnt remember ever being turnea H when help was needed. pita I Auxiliary M iop);| D: •dink j| 6 '•••• W«: Li 3 •sit 14 »P 0 back. -*-Duly 7, 1960, five mem- " the' Orange-City Wo. Club held a meeting pUate plans for having Ipltal Auxiliary, They frs, R, Troutman, Mrs, fjters, Mrs.c.Sterren- I«rs, L, Kepp and Mrs, V. Miss Hauck, Hospital Nrator, met with the i one time and served EP*. "gust 30, a "member- w meeting" was held, M membership drive •i. in 452 associate ttsand 224 active mem- • Uoyd Molr ed the first president. The Auxiliary P" rchas . edQ ^ Isolate (the Heart Fund and the Polio Fund gave generous checks toward this project, and the Auxiliary paid the balance.) The Auxiliary also The Sioux County Area Resources Survey and Manpower Study has sailed past the halfway mark and appears to be maintaining its momentum on the way towards a goal of 7,200 returned questionaires set by Chariman Stan DeHaan of Orange City. De Haan says, "We have had a good response to the manpower study thus far, with returns continuing to come In at a fairly regular pace. We hope this will continue for an accurate accounting of our labor force in this area." Manpower questionaires were mailed to over 9,300 households in the Sioux County area on Nov. 18, and survey officials hope to have the manpower study part of the survey wrapped up by the Christmas holidays. Anyone who did not receive a manpower questionaire in the mall may obtain one at any local bank or savings and loan association or at the County Treasurer's Office in Orange City. "Everyone in the county, 16 years of age and over, should complete and return a manpower questionaire. It doesn't matter whether you are employed or unemployed " De Haan says, "We need the facts on all of our area residents to get a true picture of our manpower resources." De Haan says the Community Development Section on the Iowa Employment Security Commission will do the statistical tabulation of the survey results from the returned questionaires. "All information on tne questionaires Is confidential and will be handled only by^ personnel from the Iowa Employment Security Commission," De Haan says. The results of the survey are 10 electric beds (regular), three extra long electric beds, tee machine, surgical cabinets, gasometer, heart monl- lor, dining room furnltare and T v Quiet Room furniture, . water fountain, operating * room light, intercom system, Hrfits over each bed ana a Potable x-ray unit, They have gent $38,000 to make he hospital a bigger and better one; Funds are raised for toe Auxiliary by means of the Hospital Bazaar and the mem- will be used by local development groups in a concentrated drive to attract new business and industry to the Sioux County area in an effort to provide more and better jobs for local residents. The study is being paid for with federal funds under the Smaller Communities Program of the U.S. Department of Labor. and better than ever, ine to Mrs, Peter I, Noten, "The cooperation from Plans were made to flrst Bazaar on Nov great," she purchased Dutch Treat Week is now on at NW Dutch Treat Week — when the girls ask the boys and pay the bills — is bring held Nov. 29 - Dec. 4 on the Northwestern College Campus. This year the activities have an American country flavor and feature a Sadie Hawkins Dance and a box social. Bob Hoffman, junior, and Natalie Frolkey, junior, are co-chairmen for the week of fun. Jean Tallman, freshman, who is publicity chairman says, "This week there is a contest to see how many dates the girls in Fern Smith and Union Dorms can chalk up. We want all the girls to participate. If they ask a boy to dinner, they get 5 points; church, 6 points; basketball game, 4 points; dance 4points and so on. The dorm with the most points wins. We haven't decided on a prize yet," she added. Mr. Irresistible was crowned Monday evening. And a smiling Tom Anderson became king for the week. The candidates included: Jim Woudstra, sophomore, Tom Anderson,, Junior, Roger Haug, (Continued on page 2) Annual Christmas Tour of Homes, 9th The annual Christmas Tour of Homes will be held Thursday, December 9. It is sponsored by the Sioux County Historical Society, Coffee will be served at the Museum on Albany Ave, and tickets can be purchased there. The hours of the tour are 1;00 to 7:00 p.m. Tickets are $1,50 a-piece. The homes on the tour are 'hose of Frank Vogel, Cal o££n, W. K. Price andFrank De Vries. SPECIAL NOTICE With the oncoming winter, the Sioux County Conservation Board reminds everyone that the winter sports area at Oak Grove Park will be open, providing there is sufficient snow cover. The hours, are as follows: , ... Saturday and Sunday- 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Santa pauses for a moment to have a cup of coffee before the flurry of the Christmas season overtakes him. He plans to visit Orange City starting Fri., Dec. 3 from 2 until 5 p.m. every day (except Sunday) until Christmas — and every Monday night from 7:30 until 8:30. He will make his headquarters at the windmill in Windmill Square. Santa urges children 10 and under to write him. letters. Prizes to be awarded are ?25 for first place, $ 10* for second and $1 for each of 10 third place winners. De Ham named chamber sec'y Miller to speak at Repub. dinner U.S. Senator Jack Miller will be the guest speaker following a Sioux County Republican fund-raising dinner which will be held at the Dordt College gym-auditorium at 7:00 P.M. on Monday, December 6. Merlyn Rehder, of Hawarden, chairman of the Sioux County Republican central committee calls the program the "Sioux County Republican event of the year." Senator Miller will present an Important "Washington i Report" which should prove to be a very interesting and informative evening. Tickets for the dinner will be $5. The Rev. E", Van Engelen- hoven of Orange City will have charge of devotions, group singing will be led by Mrs, Phylls Clemens of Sioux Center, who will also direct the award-winning Sioux County Farm Bureau Women's Chorus in several numbers. Tickets are available in Orange City from Mert Vander Broek, Robert Huibregtse, and Northwestern State Bank. The Board of Directors of the Orange City Chamber of Commerpe has announced the appointment' of Mr. Stan De Haan as its executive secretary, to fill the position vacated by the resignation of Mr. Rick Van Heukelom. The position will be filled on a part time basis. . The Delco Board, who have coordinated the activities of the director of development, announced this week the appointment of Don Schreur and Allen Roos to act as co- directors. The City Council and Utilities Board approved the operation of the offices of Industial Development within the city offices. The activities of this office will be under the direction of the Industrial Development Board. The duties of the Chamber secretary are to coordinate the activities of the various chamber committees and to supervise the accounting and collection of chamber dues. It is definitely a part-time position. The work to be handled at early morning meetings and after 5:00 p.m. evenings. Because many decisions regarding industry depend upon information available only from, or through, the city clerk and the utilities manager the Industrial Development Board along with the City Council and Utilities Board, have agreed to this arrangement on an experimental basis. NW will present Christmas Oratorio A Christmas Vesper Program that will enhance the . beauty of the sacred season will be presented on Sunday, Dec. 12, at 3:00 P.M. in the Northwestern College Chapel by the A Cappella Choir, under the direction of Professor Lawrence Van Wyk. The feature presentation be be Saint Saens' CHRISTMAS ORATORIO. The choir will be assisted by the Northwestern String Orchestra and by Professor Rodney Jiskoot at the organ. In a special appearance, Dennis Dillon, pastor of the United Church of Christ in . Rossie, Iowa and a senior at Northwestern will play the harp. The Brass Choir will also play selections for the Christmas season. A free will offering will be taken. NOTICE The Harmony Youth Home will be holding its Open House the afternoon and evening of Dec. 9 and 10 and all day Saturday, Dec. 11, until 9:30 P.M. The home is located one mile east and one & a half miles north of Orange City, Iowa. Trumpeter will perform at Conceit Series Dec. 8 Monday, Wednesday and Frlday-4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. and 7:00 p,m, to 9sOO p.m. Tuesday, Thursday, Christmas Eve and New Years Eve- Closed. The area will be open at 1:00 p.m. on week days during the school holiday vacation, Only regulation wood toboggans and breakaway type skis will be permitted, and all snowmobile operators must register with the Park Offleer Backed by rave notices from England, Romania, Germany, Belgium and New York, Mr. Nagel will present a program of variety, He is an ideal interpreter and the concert promises to become a truly remarkable experience for the music lover. Mr. Nagel is a popular solo recltalist and guest soloist with Orchestras and bands • In concert, television and radio performances throughout North America and Europe, As a leading free-lance trumpeter in concerts, recordings and television In New York City, he presented programs for twenty years, Although he has been a faculty member of Yale University School of Music, Rutgers University, the University of Hartford, and Julliard School of Music and founder and director of the New York Brass Quintet, and member of the Contemporary Chamber Ensemble and Aspen Music Festival, he has found time to compose numerous works, many of them featuring trumpet and other brass instruments in various media. His recording highlights include: BRANDENBURG CON* CERTO NO, 2, BAROQUE BRASS, BAROQUE MUSIC FOR TRUMPET, VOLS.I AND JJ, AND CONCERTO NO, U bv Vagn Holmboe. Robert Nagel, trumpet soloist, composer and conduc r tor, will be featured in the third Sioux County Concert Series program to be held on Dec. 8, in the Dordt Auditorium at 8:00 P.M. TICKETS MAY BE PURCHASED AT THE DOOR.