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Z 2A THE SUPERIOR.EXPRESS Thursday, December 12, 2002 Ha ppenin;!00,s Lars and Bonnie Pedersen, Vic and Lgley, s, were among guests at a gradu- on party in Minden Friday to honor Johnson on her graduation from y of Nebraska at Kearney. Lars and Bonnie Pedersen were Sat- Shane Amber. They helped Amber cel- her birthday. Carla Jensen accompanied Lars and Pedersen to Hardy Sunday mg to attend the family night activities at St. Paul Luth- Bryan School of Nursing will award 40 diplomas on Friday, Dec. 20. Com- mencement begins at 5:30 p.m., at Christ&apos;s Place Church. The class in- cludes: Amber Bohling, Deshler, daughter of Randy and Sheri Bohling, Mt. Home, Idaho; Natasha Boss, Dav- enport, daughter of Patricia Boss, Dav- enport; and Erica Degner, Deshler, daughter of Merlin and June Degner, Carleton. Matthew Rempe, Superior, a stu- dent at South Central Community Col- lege Beatrice Campus, has received a Beatrice Academic Returning Student Scholarship tier pastor seeks funds Guatemalan mission bus 2001, will long live memories of Pastor Jim and Deshler. The couple was a retreat for mission- staff in Guatemala. They were guests of missionaries Herbert Burch while in Guatemala. While staying in Guatemala City (a of 3 million people) they visited newly formed Mighty Fortress Church. They were amazed discover this young congregation ;pl anning to start a Lutheran School , 2003, since no such school 'where else in this large city. p of Herbert Burch and Lutheran Church Missouri Synod , plans for the school were ,. Gilda Aburez, a mem- the church, provided approved licenses. Support also from Missionary Carla Bumell Ministry, a minis- Y to the poor people living in the city AI Christ-centered school was for these poor children. A house was rented and remodeled 'provide classrooms and office space. were hired. A minimal fee set, together with a scholarship ram for the poor. Rented bus was arranged for those needed it. The school, Colegio fillo Fuerte, was opened with 71 students in grades For the first time many of these children are having the oppor- to learn about Jesus. Since so many students come from families (25 from the city dump financing the school is a major Bruce said the bus rental is than the rental on the school If a bus could be provided, savings would take place. After seeing first hand the needs of these children and the great effort put forth by the Guatemala congregation, the Molls felt God's nudge to 'do some- thing' for this school. Their goal is to provide a suitable bus for this school before the new school year begins in January, 2003. Aid Association for l.utherans, Branch 9 t 7, has donated surplus oper- ating funds to this project. The St. Peter, Deshler, Lutheran Women's Missionary League (LWML) desig- nated their special LWML Sunday offerings to the project as well. Pastor Moll has been working with Marvin Baden who is searching tbr a bus for the Guatemala school. The used bus will cost approximately $15,000. Specifications include Ihat the bus must be a 1993 or newer model as buses 1992 or older have their taxes tripled in Guatemala. The Guatemalan church has agreed to send someone to drive the bus to Guatemala. Charitable gifts are now being sought for this project. Those who would like to help are to make checks payable to St. Peter LWML ( a tax deductible charitable organization) and send to the Rev. James Moll, Box 91 Deshler, Neb. 68340. K-State graduation More than 1,420 students are can- didates for December 2002 graduation from Kansas State University. Com- mencement ceremonies will be Friday and Saturday. Graduates include Andrea Sue Brader, Glenvil, bachelor of science in agriculture and Jennifer Mac Sweet, Superior, bachelor of science in agri- culture. Out-of-town guests of Dennis and Carolyn Combs were Mr. and Mrs. Irvin Strickland, Florissant, Me., and Mr. and Mrs. Max Pecht, Wichita. They all attended a surprise 50th wedding anniversary party for the Combs Sun- day. Mr. and Mrs. Wylie Blair were Thanksgiving guests of Ran and Gayle Smullins, Kristen and Garrett, Straton, Colo. Spillman picked by fellow employees Charlene Spillman, Republic, is em- ployee of the third quarter at Brodstone Me- modal Hospi- tal, Superior. Spillman, who has worked at Brodstone 10 years, presently works part- time in the sur- gery department. In nominating her for the Employee of the Quarter recognition, fellow em- ployees described.her as concerned for patients' comfort and being able to "step up and take charge when needed. She never seems to be over-burdened." "It's nice to be recognized," she said about being chosen. Spillman, a native of Denver, Colo., received her nurses training there, then entered the Army Nurse Corps where she was stationed in Hawaii during the Vietnam war. On her return to Denver, she met her husband, a Republic native, who was then employed by her parents in the restaurant business. The couple moved back to Republic in 1977 where her husband, Steve, operates Spillman's Small Engine Repair and Spillman's Septic Tank Service. They have six sons. Spillman, who worked in the Den- ver area after her military stint, said she prefers working at a smaller hospi- tal like Brodstone. "I really enjoy work- ing here," she said. Thursday, December ]2, 2002 The Supedor Express, ISSN 0740-0969, is published weekly by Superior Publishing Company, Inc.. 148 East Third Street, Superior, Nebraska 68978. Subscription rote is $20 per year in Nebraska. $21.26 in Kansas (includes soles tax) and $28 per year elsewhere in the United States; 50 cents per copy Periodical class postage 13010 at Suplior, Nebraska. and at additional moiling office. POST Eddy Sunday evening, 123 people toured four different homes as part of the annual Superior Chamber of Commerce Chnstmas tour of homes. As part of the grand finale a portion of the Superior High School brass choir played popular Christmas music at the Vestey Center. Members of the brass choir pictured above are (back, from left) Abby Schmidt, Kirby Siebecker, (middle) Terry Zeulow, instructor, Abby Cline, Kristen Sweet, Joel Henderson, Jared Mitchell, Levi Gunn, Bryce Kintigh (front) Aaryn Schultz, Brooke Peterson, Wade Schmidt and Will Corman. Winter el00m00nt00 Superior's extended holiday, concert held Tues. The annual Superior elementary winter concert was held Tuesday at the Superior High School gymnasium. The fifth and sixth grade band opened the program with Good King Wenceslaus. During the next eight minutes, five instrumental ensembles followed. They 'included a saxophone and cornet trio composed of Chari Mikkelsen, Laura Teachworth and Samantha Price; a clarinet duet by Kayla Baker and Brittanie Simonsen; a drum duet by Allison Kintigh and Austin Shipman; a clarinet and bells duet by Casey Mohler and Skyeler Ahrens; a brass quartet by Justine Heirs, Shae Tuma, Craig Guilkey and Spencer Trapp and a flute solo by Elizabeth Hays. The band then played Jolly Old St. Nicholas, Snow- flakes and Jingle Bells. The elementary chorus sang "Frost' s First Adventure" arranged by Mark Brymer with an taped accompaniment. The chorus was directed by Teresa Christensen and Abby Cline, student assistant. Selections included Frosty The Snownan, Jingle Bell Joy Ride, I Hate This Holiday, Up On The House- top, Mr. Frozen HzO, HOw Can There Be Christmas Without Frosty?, The Frosty Way and Reprise: Frosty The Snow Man. Elementary art projects were on dis- play in the cafeteria. Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.--Theodore post office hours limited Extended holiday hours at the Su- perior post office will be limited to lunch hour starting Monday, Dec. 16 and continuing through Dec. 24. Den- nis Foote, Superior post master, said, "The budget i s real tight this year." Foote does not expect the Superior post office to have any other extended hours this holiday season. In fact, start- ing Monday of this week the post of- fice customer window opened at 8:30 a.m. rather than 8 a.m. Foote expects the half hour later window opening to be a permanent change. To ensure dell very of holiday greet- ing cards and packages to military APO/ FPO addresses overseas and to inter- national addresses, the Postal Service recommends mailing by the following dates: Military mail addressed to APO/ FPO AP ZIPS 090-098; APO/FPO AA ZIPS 340; and APO/FPO 962-966 need to be mailed by Wednesday, Dec. 11 for first class letters and cards and priority mail, Wednesday, Dec. 4 for parcel airlift mail (PAL), Friday, Nov. 27 for space available mail (SAM). Nov. 6 was the recommended deadline for parcel post. International mail by dates vary from country to country depending on the type of service requested. Check with local post office for those dates. International Addressing Tips Put foreign postal codes, if known, in'front of the city or town name and on Write the name of the country in capital letters on the last line of the address. Packaging Tips Select a box that is strong enough to protect the contents. Leave space for cushioning inside the carton. Cushion package contents with shredded or rolled newspaper, bubble wrap, or Styrofoam peanuts. Plain air- poped popcorn is also good for cush- ioning; it's inexpensive and environ- mental friendly. Pack tightly to avoid shifting. Always use tape that is designed for shipping, such as pressure-sensi- tive tape, nylon-reinforced craft paper taoe, or glass-reinforced pressure-sen- sitive tape. Do not use wrapping paper, string, masking tape, or cellophane tape. Put the delivery and return ad- dresses on only one side of the pack- age. Place a return address label inside the package Stuff glass and fragile hollow items, like vases, with newspaper or packing material to avoid damage due to shock. When mailing framed photo- graphs, take the glass out of the frame and wrap it separately. Take packages that weigh at least one pound into the post office for mail- ing < Obtain express mail and priority MASTER: Send address change to: ]'he Superior Roosevelt. the same line. mail, boxes, envelops and tube flee Express. P.O. 80x408, Stoer, Nebrosko68978. Place the city Or town nam and from the post office. 00Oven Christmas!!! :- - theprovinceorstatenameonthenext ------ "  11 a.m. to 2 p.m. :'" . ,'- line.alter the street address informa- Judges are all right when they de- - A ]r-q[ .qTMA.q o:5,:7-,: tin/'i' tide in your favor. "lv Serving breasted chicken, ["_Jm t Ir Craft and Bake Sale ham and the trimmings  . Friday, Dec. 13 5- 8 p.m. '.= (Closing at 2 p.m. on   ,, "9 ) Saturday, Dec. 14 10 a.m.-3 p.m. <,.z L,/" * Dolls* Afghans,,, Slippers Stocking stuffers  X Christmas Eve.) 0   L Tree ornarnents cookies Candy and bread \\; 1800 Idaho * Su Neb., * 402-879-4400  920 E. Fourth Street Ji _:,..z ,- Superior, Neb. :: ;i.: "-'  ':-" -- -' - " Tuesday, Dec. 24 Friday, Dec. 13 Video Center through Monday, Dec. 16 Video Hours Fnday - Sunday: 5-9:30 p.m. Monday: 6:30-9:30 p.m. Cinema 1 - 7:30 p.m. t00AUS00 "2 F. TIM ALLEN I-G-] i Ill I I I THERAPEUTIC MASSAGE & BODYWORK Give a gift of health and relaxation Give a gift of massage Gifs certificates available One 1-1/2 hour session $40 or Six f. f/2 hot/.- cessions $200 Give as gifts or keep some for yourselfl!! Sandra L. Holling, L.M.T. 1003 N. Park St. Superior, Neb. 402-879-4697 : : 1-800-829-1143 . k.. IC..AR }La.CK COUNTRY CA/Dt,F moM.an, r re vA eat. VV gUR TO HAVE ONI YOU'LL T, OV I  ,. cw o car_...n ov 4 rrurumc k" otr own s'urR-scr.wr POTPOUt'.JN s rtvo ow vv_,aa'mma ..... " qO.ANa..ANA'.aaqaRB.CANA_ARNyARp & cmar You OWN art  oR VmON..YOU ON S'rOP COUmY mAaANcs & art gTORE MOUR i MON.-FRI. 9-6 ATURDAY 9-$ &IJNDAY ('I'lL L IZ-5 Their children and grandchildren would like for their family and friends to help them celebrate with a card shower. Cards can be sent to them at 507 Converse Street Superior, Neb. 68978 Gift .certificates available! Are you looking for something for the hard to buy? Purchase a "gift certificate" for a pheasant hunt Riverview Ringnecks II .%ul00rior. Neb. ,, .Call B.rad i;; 402-984-3028 II IIIIII Vestey Senior Meals Program Monday, Dec. 16: Pork steak with dressing, sweet potatoes, pea salad, fruit. Tuesday, Dec. 17: Cheeseburger casserole, barbecue green beans, fruit salad, Boston cream pie. Wednesday, Dec. 18: Fried chicken, potato salad, baked beans, applesauce salad, ice cream. Thursday, Dec. Italian meatballs, baked potato, carrots, Kidney bean salad, fruit. Friday, Dec. 19: Beef and Noodles, mashed potatoes, spinach with bacon, apple salad, dessert. Saturday, Dec. 20, 11 a.m. brunch: :4.cr'alnt!cd "i,: " with ham, hash IIII IIII H I Scout News i Brownie Troop Brownie Troop 489 met Dec. 3, the girls made Christmas boxes, decorated : ' L p::finls, stickers and ribbon. Shiann and Shawnee Schoenrock furnished treats. The girls sang Christmas songs and visited. Information on cookie sales, beginning Jan. 7 was reported. Next meeting will be Jan. 7. Treats will be furnished by Alex Meyer Godtfrey, Larsen families gather Families of the late Godtfrey and send Larsen celebrated their annual reunion, Saturday evening, Nov. 30, in the auditorium of the Hastings Police Station. Hosts were Mike and Marilyn (Larsen) Willisen, Heather and Donald Tyler and Michael Melvin.Their guests were Arne and Esthei Larsen, Doyall and Rogene Hartley, Oliviaand Halston Hartley. Leona Petersen, Berwyn and Betty Petersen, Wayne and DeeAnn Petersen, Andrea, Em!ly, Amanda and Daniel, Ken and Janet Petersen and Sena, Gary and Jeanelle Brinegar, Jerry and Lynn Wiedel, Rebecca, Sammy, Hannah, Samantha and Roudy McConnell, Josh and MirandaWiedel, Stewart and Kristin Brinegar, Dedrick. Preston and Grace, Myrna Larsen, Les and Joetta Brandt, Nate and Karina Brandt and Ryan, Kevin and Shelly Urkoski and Shari Brandt. A soup dinner, deserts and Christ- mas goodies were shared. Emily read the Christmas story, and carols were sung, accompanied by Dee Ann on her keyboard. Also the Danish Custom of walking around the Christmas Tree. The Christmas tree was decorated by Marilyn,'with pictures of every mem- ber of the family, five generations. The newest family member, Send, named for her great-great-grand- mother, Sena Larsen, was a special attraction. Accident severes arm above elbow The Hebron Journal-Register re- ported last week that Brady Fielding, 14, Byron, was seriously injured about 7 p.m. Nov. 27, when he was ejected through the window of a 2002 Chevrolet Avalanche. The teen's left arm was severed above the elbow. The newspaper said family mem- bers reported Trevor Duensing, 14, rural Byron was drving the family ve- hicle to his home when he enountcrd "washboards" in the road and lost con- trol. Both Brady Renz, 14, Deshleu and Fielding were ejected as the ve- hicle roiled. Renz was not hurt and began to walk toward Byron. Mean- while Duensing was able to get Field- ing into the pickup and drove the wrecked vehicle back to Byron. Emergency medical volunteers from Deshler, Chester and Byron ar- rived and Fielding was taken to the hospital at Hebron. He was then flown to Creighton UniversityMedical Cen- ter, Omaha. Both Fielding and Renz are in the eighth grade at Deshler Pub- lic School. Duensing attends school at Belleville. Hot Chocolate Mix in a Jar : (Makes 3 1/4 cups dry mix) ; 1 3/4 cups nonfat dry milk powder 3/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder 1/2 cup firmly placed brown sugar i: I/4 cup granulated sugar Layer ingredients in jar to give, seal tightly. To reconstitute mix ingredi- ents well. For a single serving, add 8 oz. freshly boiled water to U2 cup mix inheatproofmug. Slit,nti! ,mpletely dissolved. [ CloSed I [ Tuesday, Dec. 24 & 31 [ | but by appointment l I-if'if'Jill i ii .''" lUll'liP'lil ' 1 lii 1" J i 402-879-3616 or call I I Brenda Carpenter at i I 402"879-3734 I Holiday Open House Friday, Dec. 20 9:00 a.m. -5 p.m. Refreshments will be served 'tTh appreciation of your business and w'5th wapmest wishes for a happy and prosperous New Year/ lJ ' :'i ' n d