The Sioux County Capital from Orange City, Iowa on April 13, 1972 · Page 2
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Orange City, Iowa
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Thursday, April 13, 1972
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News of yesterday Sandy Raak to go to Girls State At the last Legion Auxiliary meetingSandraRaakdau- gtitpr of Mr. and Mrs. Martin Raak was chosen to attend Girls State at the University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, June 4-10. Jane TP Grotenhuis daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Eu- eonf Te Grotenhuis was cho- spn us an alternate. Visitors for the weekend at the home of Mrs. Al Van Oort were Mr, and Mrs. Jay Vin Oort, Steven, Craig, and Kar<-n from Rochester, Minn, Mr. and Mrs. Doug Van Berkum and children of Sh'eldon were dinner guests Sun. at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Alvin Van Berkum. Guests in the home of the }':>;• De Jongs to help Delmer celebrate his 12th birthday on Saturday night were Howard Harman, Mr. and Mrs. Lester Harrnan and Mike of Hull, Mr. and Mrs. Harlan De Jong and Jennifer of Hospers and Mrs. Peter S. De Jong of Orange Citv. Kristi Holtdorf elected to position Miss Kristi Holtdorf, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Wesley Holtdorf of Maurice, Iowa has been elected to the position of Senator of the Government of The Student Body at Iowa State University at Ames, Iowa, she represents her residence area, the Union Drive Association (UDA). Altogether, there are 24 senators representing the nearly 20,000 students at ISU. Miss Holtdorf's duties include memberships on the Executive Council of the UDA and reporting weekly to the Main Cabinet of the UDA besides her GSB senate meetings and senate committee meetings. She is also finish- Ing her term as Freshman Student Government senator of which body she is Vice Chairman. Miss Holtdorf is a freshman at ISU. She is majoring in Industrial (Business) Administration, She hopes to go on to law school. Sunday afternoon visitors in the John Walburg home were Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Walburg of Harris, Iowa. The Just Another Club met on Tuesday evening at the home of Mrs. Jennie Jansma. 10 YEARS AGO The Sioux County ASC and SCS offices will be moved to a new "home" now being remodeled, the first of June, It was announced last week by county ASC committee chairman JohnDraayer. Plans have also been made to hold an open house after the move. The two agricultural groups will move from their present location In the Ed Utech building on Third St. N.E. to the building owned by Gerrlt Van Klompenburg next to the Standard Service Station. The Van Klompen- burg building has been vacant since last spring. Prior to that, it was rented by the M-OC school district for a bus barn. Folks visiting downtown Orange City at night the past week must have thought that through some mysterious, cosmic quirk, the sun mysteriously popped up again. A glance upward, however, revealed that the brilliant white light came from the new flour- escent street lights now lining Central Ave. Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Mousel of Alton announce the engagement of their daughter, Harriet, to Larry Den Hartog, son of Mr. Henry Den Hartog of Orange City. 15 YEARS AGO Mr. and Mrs, George Huizenga entertained a few friends Wednesday evening at a buffett supper in their new home at 205 S. Prairie which they purchased from the Van Meeveren estate. Orval Madden has been elected president of the Alton baseball association. Other officers include: Vern New- endorp, vice president; Joseph Rexwinkle, secretary; and Max Kiernan, treasurer. Triplets were born at the Grossman hospital Monday. Mr, and Mrs. Henry Vande Zandschulp, who have four Flowers Add Sunshine to Everyday Living . . . Strike a decorative note in your home with one of our lovely floral arrangements. Cut flowers, corsages, flowering plants,artistically designed to suit your taste, budget. Come in, soon! Chad's Flower Mill On Highway 10, Orange City — Phone 737-2291 Beautification is our Business Add beauty., value to your property Properly value as well as appearance is enhanced when we plan and plant your home grounds for yon. Call for s, estimates. older children .(including a set of twins) are the parents. Dr. Grossman was well prepared for the multiple birth, because x-rays revealed a month ago that Mrs. Vande Zandschulp would have triplets. Another incubator was purchased by the hospital to provide plenty of incubator room for the triplets, but the incubators were not needed. 25 YEARS AGO An Important meeting of the Sioux Golf Club will be held Friday in the Northwestern State Bank. A rosy picture of a new proposed clubhouse now adorns one of the bank windows. The following teachers have signed their contracts for the coming year in the public school; Mrs. Wlllard Lubbers; Alice McClenahan, Lyle Meuret, Alvln Hesla, Helen Beyer, Artella Mouw, Mrs, Mitchell Moret and Supt. Charles Madden. Alfred Aalberts has been appointed the new business manager at Northwestern Jur nior College. He has worked at the post office the past few months. C. Neal Dykstra bought the Van Benthem block Tuesday from Mr. and Mrs. William Van Benthem with the express purpose of tearing down the old landmark some time in the future and constructing a modern business building on the site. The structure was built by Dick Betten about 1890,' and was known far and wide as Hotel Betten. It was in those days a fine buildingwith a lobby and a large dining room. Over the front door was the judge's room, and if court was in session, the judge knew that his room was ready for him. The entire building was heated by stoves. Arie Groen was the carpenter who built the place, and it was he who suggested the tower above the front door which makes It the only four story building in town. The Board of supervisors this Tues. set $2.50 per hour as wages for trucking dirt. They discussed hiring a grading crew but the men stilt have to be contacted. Wages for inexperienced men such as cat drivers and elevator grader operators were set at $1.00 per hour. 30 YEARS AGO After a short period of ownership, Gerrit Retnders sold the Comer Cafe (which he took over Wednesday from Vic Vogelaar) to Ray Wlerda, of Laurel, Nebr., son of Jacob Wler- da of Orange City. Mr. Wler- da has been traveling for a wholesale grocery and will come Friday to take active control of the business. Jacob Wierda is managing the cafe until his son takes over. The Orange City Chamber of Commerce met Tuesday evening at the town hall with Peter Kooiker serving the meal for the t casion. Items were considered for the annual Tulip Festival which will be a one-day patriotic affair this year. les sterrrenburg as special bankers of Sioux County gathered in annual session at Alton Thursday evening with sixty at the banquet table in the new town hall. Those attending from Orange City included, W.s. Short, Gerrit Klay. Herman Moret, William Gambler, Arthur Vande Steeg, Martin Van Oosterhout, Howard Duven and Herman van- der Wilt of the Northwestern State Bank and H. De Grpot, George Dunlop, A. J. Kolyn, Henry Lubbers, P. H. Van Horsen and Herman Rouwen- horst of the Sioux County Savings Bank. Sunday evening after church guests in the John Den Hartog home were Mr. and Mrs. Bill Rens and Janie. NOTICE A group of people have formed an Adult Singles Club in L* Mars for singles, widowed or divorced. A meeting will be held Friday, April 21 at 7:30 p.m. at the Youth Ho'om in Stan's Lutheran Church in Le Mars. A special Invitation Is being given to the surrounding area so you will have a chance to meet new friends and be part of a group again. It is a non-denominational group. There will be an organizational meeting of the Wee Dutchmen Pre-School . for mothers with eligible preschool children for 1972 this evening, (Thursday), April 13, at 8:00 p.m. at 509 Georgia Avenue, SW. Interested mo- thers are urged Af*i Sunday evening „„, guests at the home of ] and Mrs. Henry Van Aarj were Mr. and Mrs. John] nema of Sioux Center: and Mrs. Willis Artesla, California". • Miss Judy Vanrler vj spent the weekend i n th rental Ed Vander Vegteh™ Judy is a L.P.N. sludJ Sioux Falls, So.D. Sunday afteroon „. guests in the home of] and Mrs. Norm Plenderi Mr. and Mrs. Rod Vm Griend and family. 35 YEARS AGO j W. Allen of Alton has a furniture sale three evenings the past week preparatory to remodeling the furniture store. Mr. Allen has rented the north half of the Eggink store and will move his furniture there and be open for business while the present building is being remodeled. jack Gartland, the Sioux County Democratic boss was in the courthouse Monday. Jack is one of the fellows the oftener you meet, the better you like them. We noticed that every postmaster aspirant In the city was warmly grasping his glad hand. Mesdames Will Kraai, T. E. Klay and Charles Sterren- burg gave a dinner last Friday evening for members of the N.J.C. basketball team. The affair was given in the Kraal home with Earl Klay, team manager, Dale Kraai and the three "Dads" Will Kraai, T.E. Klay and Char- Thank You We, The members of the Grotenhouse family, wish to express our appreciation for the loyalty and generous contribution of the employees and of the comments to Silent Sioux Corporation during its fifty years of business in Orange City. We would also like to extend a welcome to the new management and especially, wish the new president, Mr. David Medin, the best of good fortune and success. Signed The Grotenhouse Family by Wayne Gutzman Occasions \V $> BeUerGardening Begins HefeT Check these Orange City merchants for all your gardening needs! Check these ads for their specials! Rway NATIONAL FOOD STORES Complete Garden Center Why look further? Rose Bushes $1.59 & $2.98 2 year field grown bushes Northrup King Flower & Garden -Z SEEDS & SEED TAPES 10% off all pkgs Grass Seeds — very best available All American Peat, 5 Ib. bag at 99{ Mr. Turfs Fertilizer to Weed & Feed $2.0 Onion Sets -- Spanish & Bermuda Garden Hose 50ft. $ 1.99& $ 3.9 Trees - Shrubs - Evergreens Windbreaks - Tilling Den Hartog Nursery Service Phone 737-2586 Orange City, Iowa We have just added more display space. Come in and see your needs in tools for gardening. in bulk Blue Grass Seed Earl May Seeds Onion Sets & Plants Buy all Scott's Fertilizer here for your lawn -- and use our Spreader for nothing 89? ^rff^*^3 _^*) _. _^} yu_ -- ^ • W~\ f^^^ /"*^^ s\ |i^.^P ^^ >*. Garden Tools 690 Cedar Tubs Reg. $3.98 $2.99 NK Garden Seeds -- Cabbage Plants Indoor & Outdoor Window Boxes Imported Bulbs from Holland Gladiolus Bulbs HARDWARE MARION ANDRINGA, PROP. Phone 73 7-2239 Orange City BEGONIA BULBS KORYER 5 & 10 Jim Korver, Prop. Orange City SUPPLIES FOR YOUR LAWN AND GARDEN Bulk Garden Seed (The only place In town) • garden Get more for your money -- buy your i seed here, Beans, peas and corn at 20? a package. All other seeds at 15? a package. Viking rake $2,29 Viking hoe $1.99 Flower & garden fertilizer 5 IDS. 89? 221bs. $1,99 COAST-TO-COAST STORE Phone 2242 Orange' 2--THE SIOUX COUNTY'CAPITAL, Thursday, April 13, 1972

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