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Letters to Santa Claus ;"': Jeff and Whitney Wingert Dear Santa, My name is Jeff and my sister's name is Whitney. For Christmas, I would like a remote control tractor or truck. Some of the Ninja Turtles and their vil- lians. A football, some Lego blocks. For Whitney, she would like a new doll, a big one. Also, maybe some clothes for her. And a doll buggy. Or whatever you think would be good for us. Trying to wait patiently. Jeff and Whitney Wingert, $ 1/2 and 3.years-old. (Mark & Maria Wingert), Earling. P.S. We will leave you some milk and cookies for you and two ears of corn out of dad's crib for Rudolph. Ryan Lefeber Dear Santa, My name is Ryan Lefeber and I live in Portsmouth, Iowa. I have been a good boy and help.ed my morn and dad decorate me tree and put the outside lights up. For Christmas, I would like some Legos, a guitar, a G.I. Joe sweatsuit, a Chip and Dale Rescue Ranger VCR tape and a backpack for school. I don't have a chimney for you to climb down, so we will leave the front door unlocked for you. I will leave some ginger- snaps and milk for you and Rudolph to eat. Have a Merry Christmas! Ryan Lefeher 4 l/2.years-old, (Dan & Charlene), Portsmouth. Dee Dee and Adam Leinen Dear Santa, Merry Christmas. My name is Ashley Leinen. I am 4-years- old. I've tried to be a good irl, but its hard. We made hristmas cookies with my cousins the other week, so I'll be sure to leave some out for you with some milk. For Christmas, I would like a sewing machine and a tape recorder. My brother Adam, who is two-years-old, says he wants toys. A whole bunch of toys!. We love you Santa - be sure to wear your mittens, its cold out there. Love, Ashley & Adam (Steve) Leineu, Panama. Cody and Abby Jacobsen Dear Santa, My name is Cody Jacobsen. I am 2 1/2- years-old. I try to be a good boy. For Christmas, I would like a J.D. tractor with a loader, telephone, grinder, chain saw and hat and a car. My little sister's name is Abby Jo. She's only 7- months-old. Could you bring her clothes? She keeps grow- ing so fastt Abby is a good girl. We will leave candy bars and pop for you under the Christmas tree. Love, Cody and Abby Jacobsen (Todd and Tami), .Kimbaliton. Jenny Petersen Dear Santa, My name is Jenny Petersen. I am 9-years- old. I've been mom and dad's big helper this year. I would like Kayla, a doll that the hair grows, clothes, Barbie stuff, and a fuusha ball. My brothers said is Andy. He is 12-years- old. Could you bring him M&M's, boots, and John Dccre tractors? He picks on .me all the time, but really doesn't mean it. We will be waiting to hear from you. Love, Jenny Petersen, (Paul-LuAnn), Kirkman. Marcus Dresen Dear Santa, My name is Marcus. I'm two-years-old. I've fried to be a good boy, but it's been tough. I promise 111 try to stop picking on Doug. For Christmas, I'd like a building set, a tool set and workbench and some new books. I'll leave milk and cookies for youl Merry Christmas, Santa! P.S. I'm re- ally sorry I cried when I saw you last year. Love, Marc (Steve) Dresen, Earling. Dear Santa, How are you this year? Charlie and I have been good boys all year. (But don't ask Morn). For Christmas, Charlie would like a nice shiny red apple like you give him when we saw you last week, also a tractor with duals on, and something to pull behind it. I would like a Nintendo and some things to pull behind my tractor, also a new tractor with duals on. A bigger bike would be nice too, then I could give my little one to Charlie since he's getting bigger every year. Dad will have to put the training wheels back on though. We'll leave cookies and milk for you and some corn and hay for the reindeer. Thanks Santa, we love you. Adam and Charlie Gubbels (Dean & Norma), Panama. Kole David Schwarte Jared and Jennifer Dear Santa, My name is Arkfeid Kole David Schwarte. I am 2 Dear Santa, How are you? I 1/2-years-old. I have been a Christina Schulte have been good I would like pretty good boy this year. For Hi Santa, I'm Christina, and you to bring me a Lost 'n Christmas, I would like a I am 5-years-old. These are the Found Bunny, a Bambi tape, a kitchen, a car, J.D. tractor, and things I want for Christmas. piano, and anything else you a J.D. combine. I will leave a A Cherry Merry Muffin doll, a think I would like. I will leave milk shake and cookies for you cookies and hot cocoa, you. Love, Kole (Dave- Love, Jennifer Arkfeld, Anna Schwarte), age 7 (Brian & Mary). Audubon. doll that blows bubbles, a Fisher Price play set. I would also like a Barbie doll with a curling iron and a real Barbie car. Please bring my older sis- ter, Cari some clothes, my older brother, Corby some gloves, and my other brother, Eric wants a Celtic coat. Thanks and hope to see you at Christmas. L o re, Christina Schulte, Harlan. Dear Santa, I have been good. Please will you bring be an Intendo and Super Mario Bros. game. Michael Fokken. (Ed. note. No ad- dress, Santa may have to hunt you upt) Driver's License renewals here each Saturday 8 to 3 p.m. at Court House. Dear Santa, I want a Walkie-talkie, Mouse Trap, Shark Attack, Nintendo, Monster Truck, a Ninja Turtle Blimp, a Dirty dunk, San Francisco 49'ers football gloves, elbow pads, skate- board. Please bring my brother some toyL Taylor Reid Schleis, Harlan. Dear Santa and Mrs Santa, My name is Gabe Brown and I am 6-years-old. I want a little pinball machine and a train track set. I would also like a little pop machine and some Ghostbuster toys. I've tried real hard to be a good boy. Parents: Rick and Jo Brown, Harlan. LAST DAY of BUSINESS for 1989 FRIDAY, DEC. 29 Shelby County BANKERS' ASSOCIATION Dear Santa, I have been a very good girl this year. For Christmas, I would like a star stager and a bouncing baby. I have enclosed a picture for your. Love, Rebecca Pauley, Panama. Dear Santa, I have tried to be good, but its not always easy. I would like a John Deere Combine, tools, and a red tractor like my uncle Monte.has. I will leave you some cookies and pop. Love, Jared Arkfeld (Brian & Mary), almost 3. Dear Santa, This is my Christmas list. I would like a jet, a truck, and even an air- plane and a helicopter. And a gun with a scope and a fh-e truck with a ladder. I love you Santa Claus. Charlie Behrendt, 4.years-old (Mike & Ruth Behrendt). Dear Santa, My name is Eric and rm 9-years-old. For Christmas, I would like a small dual tractor, Chicago bull basketball, car wash for little cars and neff football. Also Buimpin Benny game. Merry Christmas! Your friend, Eric (Larry & Deb Manz), Rt. 4, Harlan. Dear Santa, My name is Kyle and I'm 6-years-old. How have you been? How is your mother? For Christmas, I would like a new bike, a trac- tor with duals, some Play-Doh and micro airplanes. I will like anything you give me. I hope you have a nice Christmas. HI have a snack for you and the reindeer. Your friend, Kyle (Larry-Deb Manz), Rt. 4, Harlan. li/UILAN NEWSPAPERS 11147th St. 755-3111 Kyle Leinen ./i/////1./111111//.,.////i///// Portsmouth News Dear Santa, We would like to wish you a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year. We have tried to be good boys, but morn says that we are just ornery. We hope you can still bring us some toys to play with. Kyle, who is 4- years-old, would like to have a combine (a red one like dad- dys), a computer toy, some card games and some books. Kevin, who is 2-years-old, would like a cab tractor, Legos, some matchbox cars and a Little Tikes school. Keith, who is only 4-months- old, would like some new clothes, a stuffed animal, and 12-19-89 Note: Christmas Masses at St. Mary's Church will be held Dec. 24 at 10 p.m. and Dec. 25 at 9 p.m. Following the 9 a.m. Mass Sunday, Dec. 24, children practice for Christmas Masses, also decorate for Christmas. VISITING FROM OHIO Capt. Mike Reinig and wife and son, Keith of Dayton, Ohio arrived Friday for a visit at his parents, Joe (Arlene) Reinigs and other relatives. Don Kaufmans visited Friday with his mother, Rosella Kaufman, a resident at Baptist Home. Roger Koch of LaVista, NE., and Fr. Gene Koch of Des Moines were guests Thursday afternoon at Linus Kochs. Vicki Jo Chamberlain of Omaha was a weekend guest at her grandmother, Lena Steins. Fr. Bob Schoemann of Des Moines; Sr. Mary Schoemann Kevin Leinen of E1 Paso, TX.; Vie (Ceil) Langers and Greg of Arvada, CO., and Sr. Josephine Schoemann have been guests of Sr. Elaine Schoemann and came especially to attend the wake service of their mother and grandmother, Sophia Schoemann, also her funeral Mass held Thursday at St. Mary's Church. Greg Langer was a casketbearer for his grandmother. They have all re- turned to their homes. VISITING WITH GRANDPARENTS Christi, Becky and Gregory (Glen) Kochs of Fort Dodge were Saturday overnight guests of their grandparents, Keith Leinen Linus Kochs, as their parents were in Omaha. They all re- turned to Fort Dodge Sunday. Don (Lois) Rosenows of Tipton were Dec. 9 weekend guests of Lois's mother, Mrs Dick Gau. They also visited with Lois's father, Dick Gau and Don's mother, Loretta Rosenow, who are residents at the Baptist Home. They re- turned to Tipton Sunday. Capt. Mike Reinigs and Keith of Dayton, Ohio; Bob (Ella) McAlexander and Ashley of Omaha and Dick Reinigs, Becky and Robyn were dinner guests Sunday of their parents, Joe (Arlene) Reinigs. some learning toys. We will Joe (Arlene) Reinigs, Walt leave you some cookies we (Mary)Reiszes, Lu Hendricks made and remember that we and Rita Leinen have been vis- love you Santa. K y I e, iting with the ladies brother Kevin & Keith Leinen and brother-in-law, Art (Gary & Barb), Earling. Leinen, who is a surgery pa- tient at Mercy Hospital in Co. Bluffs. At this writing, Dec. 18, Art is slowly improving. HOME FROM THE HOSPITAL Neil Petsche returned home from Myrtue Hospital, wlaere he received medical treatment for seven days. Johnny (Mary Ann) Wendt family of Harlan were Sunday eve guests of Mary Ann's par- F a Sec B -Pg. 8B dan IA N  ,s A Jvet ri. morn., Dec. 22, 1 Phone 755-3111 ents, Linus Kochs. Phil Herkenraths Sunday guests of her Gene (Bernita) Harlan. Insured Certificate: of Deposit 1 yr .............. 7.90% ... ....... $5,000 min. de 2 yr .............. 7.90% .......... $5,000 min. de 3 yr .............. 8.10% .......... $5,000 min. de 4 yr .............. 8.15% .......... $5,000 min. de 5 yr .............. 8.25% .... ...... $5,000 min. Stop in or call today for all the details. Gordon L. yon 1113 7th St., Suite Harlan Professional Harlan, IA (712) 755-3887 1-800-397-3908 Federally inured to $100,000. CD's available from Institutions nationwide. Issuer information available upon request. May be subject to interest penalty for early withdrawal. Effective 12/19/89. Subject to availability. Simple Interest. Edward D. Jones & MIm/DM NOW YOCk StOCk Exohue, I1.  kllatlel SHELBY g COl WILL BE Christmas New Year's Once again Harlan returns as the... ITY F LI T We're proud to have been a partner in making Harlan shine again in 1989. The hundreds of homes brilliantly decorated with colorful lights, candles and luminaries are a wonderful testament to this community's holiday spirit. In 1989 the Harlan Municipal Utilities Christmas Lighting Program helped light over 530 homes and con- tributed nearly $8,000 back into the local economy. Wishing you and your family a happy holidays from the staff and board at the Harlan Municipal Utilities. "Dedicated to the service of those we serve." HARLAN Municipal till,ties