Greeley Daily Tribune from Greeley, Colorado on May 28, 1977 · Page 9
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Greeley Daily Tribune from Greeley, Colorado · Page 9

Greeley, Colorado
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Saturday, May 28, 1977
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April bank debits hit $334 million Debits of Greeley banks in April totaled $334.2 million, a one per cent decrease from the same month a year ago, according to the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City. Deposits in Greeley banks during the month totalled nearly $73 million, according to a study by the research department of the federal reserve bank. For the first four months of the year, Greeley bank debits have totaled $1.3 billion, a five per cent increase over a year ago. The debit figures, which are unadjusted for seasonal variation, are determined by lumping together demand deposit accounts of individuals, partnerships, corporations and stale and local governments. Sat., May 28,1977 GREELEY (Colo.) TRIBUNE NEW OWNER-- Jay Steinberger, a native of Greeley who nov; lives at Ault, has purchased Warren-Bunting Motors Inc. at Eaton. Effective date of the sale is July 1. (Tribune photo by Bill Robinson) Warren-Bunting Motors at Eaton sold NEW OFFICES - Edward Bunker, left, and Thomas Gibbons of Gibbons and Bunker Realtors stand on the porch of their new off ices in Greeley's second-oldest house at 1303 9th Ave. The firm undertook major refurbishing efforts before moving to the Victorian home. (Tribune photo by John Seelmeyer) By BILL ROBINSON Tribime-lINC Intern Warren-Bunting Motors, Inc. of Eaton has been sold to Jay Steinberger, effective July 1. Steinberger is a former sales manager for Greeley dealerships Ted Nieters Motor Co. and Gamsey and Wheeler Co. Both Steinberger and his father have worked for Warren-Bunting during its 21 year history. A long-time area resident and graduate of Greeley High School in 1958, Steinberger now lives in Ault with his wife and two children. looking ahead toward a new "strictly utilitarian" dealership, Steinberger plans to ex- pand the number and type of vehicles available, as well as increasing the size of service facilities. It will be at least a year before these dreams can 02 realized, he said. The operation will continue with the same personnel, and Steinberger emphasized that present owners John Warren Gibbons and Bunker fakes over second-oldest bouse in Greeley By JOHNSEELMEYER Tribune Staff Writer The second-oldest house in Greeley, which was on the downhill slide for several years, now has a new lease on life as the home of Gibbons and Bunker Realtors. The house, at 1303 9th Ave., was built in 1871. Only the Meeker Home, now a city museum,, is believed to be older. Historical accuracy was the key concept as Thorn as Gibbons and Edward Bunker, partners in the firm, worked to restore the exterior of the home. "We did a study of the way houses were decorated in the 1880s," says Bunker. "This is the way homes were back then." Sailing Lessons Alpine Haus 356-2450 Kor example, the restoration project led to painting of e l a b o r a t e , h a n d w o r k e d "gingerbread" on the home so the details would stand out. "That was the highlight of this home," says Bunker. Along with the repainting, Gibbons notes that the firm refurbished the interior of the building and and completed substantial work on the landscaping around the two-story building. The move from the firm's 'former offices at 916 8th Ave. marks the completion of a longtime dream for the nine-year- old firm. Says Gibbons: "We've always wanted a place like this, an older home." Gibbons notes, too, there are I advantages for a real estate firm working out of a house. ' "It's nice to be able to work out of an office that's connected with the real estate business and homes," he says. Inside the house, the firm converted one-time apartments into several offices .for the company's eight employes. Rental space was maintained on the second floor of the building and the firm also continues to operate an eight- unit apartment building behind the older home. Woody Riggs completed the painting on the house. Safes associate Millie Turner, a graduate of the University of Wisconsin and a resident of Greeley since 1974, has joined the staff of Ken Johnson Co. as a sales associate. She and her husband, Steve, reside at 1232 24th Avc. Ct. with their children, Linda and Jimmy. In 1975, 27 million workers were involved in disputes backed by strikes or lockouts compared with 26 million in 1974, in 60 countries covered in a survey by the International Labour Organization. and Jira Bunting are remaining, "which lends a degree of stability." Steinberger feels they ran a "magnificent" dealership. Though Warren-Bunting was founded in 1956, the facility has been selling cars since the days of the Model-T Ford. Steinberger is only the fourth owner over a 50 year period. Central Heating receives honor Central Heating and Air Conditioning of Greeley has been honored with General E l e c t r i c ' s " M o n o g r a m Distinguished Dealer" award for 1976. Don Brungard, owner of the 'firm, was presented the award by Don Hisey of GE's Denver Central Air Conditioning Zone. The award honors the firms "outstanding contributions to the development, growth and maturity" of the central air conditioning industry. STORE. MOVES DOWNTOWN - Larry's Used Furniture has moved to 817 10th St. after several years east of Greeley. Here, owner Larry Lynn, second from right, shews off a roll-top desk with wife, Margie, daughter, Cindy Wolfe, and store employe Vern Parrish. (Tribune photo by John Seelmeyer) Furniture store moves downtown 189 vehicles registered Two Wheel Garden Cultivator Reg. $37.95 SALE Two Wheel Garden Seeders $0495 Reg. $37.95 SALE tt ANDERSON SEED CO. 714 10th St. 353-0181 A total of 189 new cars, trucks and motorcycles were registered in Weld County during the week of May 16-23. The week saw registration of 108 new cars, 47 new pickups, trucks and vans and 34 new motorcycles. Ford led in car registrations with 17, while Chevrolet led the truck group with 18. Honda led motorcycle registrations with 14. Greeley dealers sold 88 of the new vehicles, other Weld County dealers sold 15 and dealers outside the county sold 86. Here's a make-by-make breakdown of the new registrations: Cars Ford 17, Datsun 17, Chevrolet 14, Oldsmobile 9, Volkswagen'7, Plymouth 6, Toyota 6, Buick 5, Dodge 4, Chrysler 4, Pontiac 3, Mercury 3, Fiat 3, Cadillac 2, Lincoln 2, Honda 2, Suburu 1, Mercedes 1, AMC 1, Volvo 1, Audi 1, Porsche 1. · Trucks, Vans, Pickups Chevrolet 18, Ford 15, Dodge 5, Datsun 3, International 2, Toyota 2, Jeep 1, Kenworth 1. Motorcycles Honda 14, Yamaha 10, Kawasaki 4, Suzuki 2, Harley- Davidson 2, Triumph 2. After five years at an E. 18th Street location, Larry's Used Furniture has moved to 817 10th St: in downtown Greeley. Owner Larry Lynn says he's "tickled to death" to be in a downtown store. "I've been wanting to get into downtown Greeley for a long time," he says. "I think business is twice as good already." While the name of the store stresses used furniture, Lynn's store carries a little bit of everything. In the balcony of the 11,000- square-foot store, there's a supply of used clothing. Old books and records, some antiques and other items are on display. And, the store carries new furniture. Lynn says he also plans to handle new clothing in the future. Used items for sale in the store come from a variety of sources -- estate sales, repossessions and private sales. And, just as the merchandise comes from all over, so do the customers. Along with Greeley shoppers, Lynn says potential buyers come from Fort Morgan, Sterling, southern Weld County, Denver and neighboring states. "I sell quite a bit to customers from Nebraska," says Lynn. Along with Lynn, employes of the store include his wife, Margie, daughter Cindy Wolfe and Vcrn Parrish, who Lynn describes as "the man who makes these things work." Longmont firm buys Freight Service Inc. PRESTIGE PRODUCTS by B-LlilE DIRT DITCH CLEANER All i! lakes is one man and a uacicx Of an up to 1 '·'/ m IPS of (Hch in one ha,! Ei'm.naie oxpens've Hand COMBINATION CEMENT DIRT DITCH CLEANER P T O drive". -- art|us!aDlfl cleaning f-CiQM -- converts Iro^ cumeni 10 l-n rtanenn 3 MSV steos Tre (XK- lect COrr.t).na!Kn lor M irr.grflion d-lchf-s Clean d.lcnes a-e morp el- licicni anl consfi've wale: HYDRAULIC POST HOLE DIGGER 3 pt:'i! 't'rii rnourt ci load«f fcLmnaies uic ot P T 0 siafl H -jii o,i3' ly durable con$|n,c!ioi de- Ellis Capp EQUIPMENT CO. 301 East Eighth Street Ph. 317-fK Crceley, Colorado Edson Express Inc. of Longmont has purchased Freight Service Inc. of Greeley from Hubert E. Lee, according to Edson vice president, Jack B. Edson. Lee will continue with the firm as a consultant. Edson has been in business in Longmont since 1962 and Freight Service Inc. has been in business in Greeley since 1959. Prior to 1959 when Lee purchased the company, it was Lawson Truck Lines. · Five of the six Freight Service employes will go with Edson along with 16 pieces of equipment. Edson has GO employes and about 200 pieces of equipment, including 75 power units. Edson has freight terminals in Denver and Longmont and interlines for changes in the company so with all major interstate far. ' . carriers in Denver. It has in- Edson's father, Jack E. terstate as well as intrastate Edson, is president of Edson authority. Express. Edson will retain all Freight Service lines which serve, besides Greeley, Fort Lupton, Loveland and Fort Collins. There will be daily and overnight service to Greeley and the surrounding area. Edson says the firm has a variety of equipment such as vans and flatbeds as well as a variety of services, such as airfreight and piggyback, making it possible for the firm to handle about any hauling job. Study Lamps lighting Greeley National Bank Plaza 821 8th St. 356-4954 6-5:30 M-F--9-5 Sat. FIRST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH 10th Avenue and 10th Street 9:00a.m. r Church School 9:00 and 10:30 a.m. Worship Services Js Remembering Enough? The Rev. Marvin H. Adams Church Staff The Rev. Marvin H. Adams Dr. DeannaM. Bleyle Mr. Frank L. Weaver Mrs. David Jcldcn Dr. Bob Stout Nursery Provided The Greeley phone number for Freight Service remains the same, but the calls go to the Longmont terminal. Edson says there are no plans June seminar at Istes Park to view sales forecasting A two-day seminar, June 23- For additional information 24, in Estes Park will take a contact the office at 491-7571. realistic rather than a |7^|r^;j]^|p|||g^gg|B§gp'|] Basic Photography Class taught by Tony Wu 7:30-9:30 Wednesdays 6 weeks beginning June 1 at Western Camera 819 9th Street · I · I · · WESTERN Camera, inc. 819 9th St., Greeley, 351-6686 Wins bicycle Mickey Wilson, merchandise manager for JCPenney's, 824 8th St., turns a 10-speed bicycle over to Barbara Aguilera, 1913 Hth St. She won the bicycle in the store's Moonlight Drawing on May 19 and it will be used by her youngest son, Sean. (Tribune photo by Fred Mendenhal!) theoretical approach to the subject of sales forecasting and pricing. The seminar is'sponsored by the office of special programs in Colorado State University's College of Business. It will be directed toward marketing personnel from medium to large firms and for managers rcsponbile for making decisions in the areas of sales forecasting and pricing. There is a fee. Registration takes place through the Office of Special Programs, College of Business, Colorado S t a t e . University, Fort Collins, 80523. CLOSED MEMORIAL DAY Regular Store Hours Mon.-Sat. 9-5 Effective June 1 Closed Sundays I MIYOSHI GARDENS 2102 Cherry Ave. 352-5619

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