Greeley Daily Tribune from Greeley, Colorado on December 14, 1955 · Page 24
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24 (iKK,L'c,ji uiuuimti Heiintiitliiy, Dec: I'-l, 19Jo Spending Harks Yuletide in Major Cities :NE\V YORK Christmas · ihopptrs ui Baltimore arc buying at $lbo each. In Dallas Hallmark .Christmas Cards For Family and Friends I. Ph. 6111 807 8th St.l hey're splurging on live Mexican burros wilh carts. -Merchants along New York's Fifth Avenue iay diamonds and. mink,arc "selling lik'c crazy." That's the pattern of Christmas Buying this year. An Associated Press survey shows pre-Christmas relail trade in two dozen major cities smashing records right and left. People arc .spending more freely than ever before. And their preference seems to lean toward gadgets, gimmicks, luxury gifts and frills, ralhcr than "practical" items. Cities Confident of Gain Confidence- (hat this year's Christmas volume will lop the record .'levels 'ot- a year ago evident from San Francisco to New York and Boston lo Atlanta. "We're ahead about 8 per cent," says President Herbert Wilson of Emery, Bird Thayer Co., Kansas City. "Business is .excellent,". declares John P. Murphy, president of Hig- bfe's, Cleveland. M. H. Scfincr, vice president of Seattle's Bon Marche, describes business as CSCE Graduate Honored with Indian Award Born 30 years ago in a hogari on Ihe bleak, wind-blown Navajo re- serration in New Mexico, Slclla spending. A New Organs de- Tsostc Lcc, a graduate it Colorado "very, very good -- 10 iar, it's 10 per 'ctfnt or more ahead ot last year." A las Angeles retailer finds shoppers "not just looking; they're buying. And they're buying good merchandize all the way down. the line." Booming employment and high wages arc boosting Christmas trade in many of the nation's great induslrisl centers. Pittsburgh is "5 lo 10 per cenl ahead of normal." Here and there you'll lind shoppers curbing their Christmas partment store official jiotes that "shoppers are a Wile more cau- lious this year. . . . Credit is a little tight" Lower Bnckel Buyi Less And a survey by The I.os 8IS Tenth St. Phone.31.4 Santa Clans IN. PERSON Will Be In Our Stor« ' ^ EVERY AFTERNOON *%1 1:00 to 5:00 p.m. Toy Dept Angeles Mirror-News shows families in Ihe. S3,100 to 55.000 income bracket are buying less for Christmas lhan a year ago. Reasons include: New babies, medical bill: payments on new homes, higher properly taxes. Higher income shoppers are spending lavishly, however, and many l.os Angele: merchants see new records coming up. If you're looking for off-trail gifts, you'll find B wide as orl ment. Neiman-Marcus in Dalh i selling quit claims lo real estate on Ihe rnoon "for people who have everything on earth." Macy's New York Is advertising "things you never knew existed." They include: A fur dust mill for mother, a commuter's coffee pot (which .plugs into the d a s h b o a r d ) , a whistle that ottr.icls squirrels, a shaving brush especially designed for men with handlebar imi! laches, a hair brush for bald head! Also featured on New York gift counters: Mink-trimmed toothbrushes; jeweled fly swatters, beer can openers trimmed with ermine. State College of Education, reccnl- y was honored by being ;be first recipient of the annua! George B. Bowray Indian Acliieve- 111 en[ Awairt at ceremonies held at Farminglon, N. M. v Mrs. Lee is now principal of Ihc Mescalc-ro Apache Indian Agency school, operated- government and the U. S. outstanding Holly Shortage, Sparks New Ideas or Yule Decor Stella Tsosie Lee record of service wilh Ihe India schools, beginning as a Icache nine years, is considered a splcn did example'of. Ihc overcoming obstacles. H e r . f a t h e r was a sheepherie. Fred Tsosic. Her mother did n long survive !ho rigors of rescrva lion life, but she lefl Ihree sma sons a n d . Ihe daughler when fh Second Floor Free Candy To Children Accompanied By Parents J vJT »t5 Tenth SI. Phone 881 Last-minute Gift Ideas from Wards Catalogs AP Newsfeiturci Now that the major portion of he nation's holly crop has been :illed by an early- freeze in the "acitic northwest, householders will have to use their ingenuity n holiday decorations. Christmas trees also probably will be in short supply -- at least Ihe ones that ire shipped from the West Coasl, reports from growers indicate. Although many olher evergreen also have been damaged by th freeze, there are a number other effects that may be. used in Christmas decorations, according lo Victor Stein, newly elected president of the association representing s majority of the 'nation's florists. · "While holly is as traditional as turkey at Christmas, there are olher beautiful greens which will be in good supply. According lo present indications there will be plenty of poinsellias, boxwood and olher foliages grown in areas not hit by tile freeze. "Some florists' designers have done some effective modern designs using gilded branches and leaves such as arborvitae and magnolia." Some other types oE red berries hich grow along Ihe Atlantic Coast and in New England may substitute for holly this year. And of course there always is the good old standby, rhododendron leaves, to supply an effective arrangement ot-green in the home. Tbese can be combined with Christmas tree balls for a colorful holiday dislay. ^ . Although growers report almost a 100 per cent loss in tbe hotly crop In the Northwest, there probably will be « small supply of holly from other regions available which can be used as a focal point for arrangements of green- cry. a determined thai his children :ceive education In tho white an's school. Wlicn'Slelle reached school age cr father placed her in the Kava- Mclhodist Mission 1 at Farming- n, N. M.. where she completed gh school. She'started lo college . Southeastern Stale University . Duraul, Okla., in -1M3-1W5/ at- nded Denver University o n , e uartcr and then enrolled in Colo- ado Stale College al Grecley here she received a bachelor f rls degree in June 1917. At Grecley she btudjed hard and ecamc imbued wilh "- arrbilion become a'good luachor and'give f her abilities to Ihe advancement f her people through education fler leaving Grceley she look ost-gradualc work at George Pea ody College for Teachers al Nash ille, Tcnn. ' · Tho Az'. -c Independent Review f Aztec, N. M., says of her sue ess' story: "The obslacles thi: oung woman has encountered in icr .slea'dy climb upward are nosl unbelievable t as any youn vajo f i n d s w h o ' h a s the ambi i o n ' t o break Ihe .bounds of th ·eservation and compete with hi vhitc neighbor." Give A Portable Typewriter For Christmas !uiet- Please! HUNT1NGTON, W. Vi. Wl ---ln- atcs of the Cabell 'County jail, th all the dignity t h e y , could usler, formally registered com- ainl with 'cily.' police:, trucks load- g in a nearby, alley tfere disturbg'thelrrcsi: ~ ' : ' '' ." Come lo : the store of beautiful Christmas Gifts! W A T C H E S Make Chrhtmai, mtmofabl* with a jMiuHful LoDshwi w WrHnduer wcrtch.iThe lovtlk est, most lolling of giftv Brooks Jewelry Duward R. Jackion 906 Eighth Ave. XrjTuomiiD rash but Strong PITTSBURGH, Pa. dl-The W«st rginla University students who led-for a-trophy after the Pill wtball game musl have been as rong as they-were brash. The group slopped'at the Car- egie Museum ~aiid lufcgert a 250- pound slulicd I'anUiw f r o m ' the third floor to the street before being caught. The students. wer* released witti a warning. . ;·, Cuba's tourist business--about 50000,000 a year ^- now ..stands next to. sugar;exports: as;» -provider of foreign exchange, H»- vana rciwrls. iog MHO SKALRITE / SLF- STORING STORM WINDOWS,' 5m$fr£stowm MADE OF AGELESS REDWOOD; LAST A LIFETIME ; a PMFT-FREf COfTTROL SUMMER. OR WUTER. HOTW/ TO STORE,' fiffTHtilG TO 8£MOVE,. A P£RMAN£HT MIDWEST MERCANTILE CO. 103 Eighteenth St.,. Grecley,' Colo., .Phone- 977 Friend Indeed AJO, Ariz. HI--Bisbce High School Coach Al Uidgeway was cited by Coach Larry llarl ot Ajo for "aclion above and.beyond Ihe call of duly" afler a foofball gamcT End Jerry Lopcr of Bisbce broke his leg in a game between the Iwo schools and Ajo Coach Hart drove him 132 miles to Tucson for Ircal- menl by « specialist. Bisbce won, 37-12. . Scientists, are now studying mysterious "jet streams," which whirl some eight miles above Ihe «arlh, for clues to weather behavior. ' THERE'S STILL TIME TO ORDER Hove, you finished your Chrislmas slMppJng? ll'l very ealy ,.. just relax at home and choose iwe-lo-pleaie gifts from Wards Catalog*!. : Next, phon« us, We'lf write your order and arrange for prompt delivery. Then you'll be omired of a happy holiday jeason. LAST-MiNUTE SUOGESTlOKlS Petoetual Deik Calendar $1.89 Parker "51" Boll Point P«n 5.00 "Ariiloerat" Travel Alarm. 4.95 Diiney Movie Songs, 78 rpm 6/1.39 Davy Crockett Wriil Watch 7.65 - Airguld* Field Glasses.... 9.9S Holiday Chocolatei, 5 Ib. Bex 3.98 USE WARDS MONTHLY PAYMENT PLAN ' ll- THOUGHT for TODAY! A Smart Coat Is A Good Letter of Introduction. --Dutch Proverb /-·'nr emartly cleaned roatK, ctre?s«F, suits . . . tafce advAn- JaKe of our nualUy dry cleaning--at sensible prices. We pick up And deliver. C;'.! us loday. , Greeley Laundry Dry Cleaning 718 7lh St. Mr. Tsosie was a wise and amb ous fiUfccr, bul he never tear (1 to speak English., However. I Starting this Saturday Open Every Evening till Christmas Give him handsome and practical accessories that will add a doshing touch to his wardrobe! Choose from our wide selection of fine quality gift ' items '.!. : . arid remember, if, it's'from - .Hibbs he'll'like it Terry Cloth ROBES Unconditionally w a s h able, bright new plaids. J2.95 Hanson Imported CAPESK1N GLOVES Pig-grained leather gloves, soft, supple. 3.95 Jantien Kharotleece Pullover SWEATERS Soft, fine knit sweater in many new colors... 11.95 If Yftu're Still Punled : Arrow Par White Dress.SHIRT Fine br o'a.dc I p t h with spread collar,. F r e n c h Interwoven Stretchy NYLON HOSE Long-wearing English,rib. ._ knit nylon hose. One size : i fits all , . .. , · J.OO '''· cuffs. 3.95 Your Ghriitmai Store Since 1911

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