Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa on December 28, 1964 · Page 25
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M Red sant By WILLIAM L. RYAN ' AP Special VI The Vietnamese Communists are "ready to talk peace" in South Viet Nam — but on their terms. That, in the tone run, would promise eventual communization of the South and annulment of years of costly U S effort. ' ' Obviously jubilant over recurring-political crisis in Saigon successful bold attacks and terrorism, the Red regime ia North Viet Nam gives the impression u its propaganda that ft see* events rushing toward a climax. The Communists speak as if victory already were witiu» their grasp — just a matter of time. If rtwy la* peace, HM Com. munists now indicate, it will not »e under the auspices of any iroad international convocation. Hie slogan is: "The people of Viet Nam Stores are crowded by Exchanges' Impulse buying boosts business By SAM DAWSON AP Business N«ws Analyst NEW YORK (AP) — Many stores will be as crowded today as last week. Many will keep their extra clerks over for a few more days to handle the throngs bent on exchanging or returning Christmas presents. Merchants also are preparing for upcoming clearance sales with more items added to the list, while others will have bigger price discounts this time than last. Some stores have tighter rules than formerly about exchanging those gifts that aren't quite right. They're making sure the goods were really bo'ugh'jt where the exchange is sought. : Most take the rush in stride. They put up with the unprofitable business of exchanges, hoping that many of those coming in to get a more wearable necktie will be leaving with some extra merchandise. That's known as impulse buying generated by traffic through store aisles. The big volume of December sales probably has left less distressed merchandise on hand than usual. But a number of merchants already have laid plans for bigger than normal clearance sales. Some items will be marked down more than last year. Often the weather calls the tune. Where there was a surprisingly balmy autumn, merchants may have' unsold overcoats. Toys moved very well this December. But January markdowns will be common. Merchants also *r» **g«r to take advantage of their customers currently free-spending mood as long as it's running strong. High-priced luxury items moved particularly weU this December. In January the merchants will be aiming at the bargain hunters. And a few will admit privately that some of the goods to be put on sale at hopeful • attractive prices in the days and weeks ahead were bought for that purpose and weren't part of the stock displayed on the counters in December. Retailers also are counting on sales in the first few months of 1965 topping this year's figures by about 5 per cent. With overhead fairly steady, that could bring them a 10 per cent increase in profits. But today the major business is exchanges. The usual run of customers crowding the stores will be those who got gift garments of the wrong size or in colors they loathe or objects they couldn't possibly use. Some will be returning gifts and asking for credit against future purchases. Others will be turning gift certificates into goods — in some stores they'll get what's left over in cash, in others they'll be given credit. Radio system used to study sleeping bear NEW YORK ttf—A huge grizzly bear will be broadcasting from Yellowstone National Park this winter. "We don't anticipate any problem with the Federal Communications Commission," says Oscar Brockmeyer .of Butova Watch Company's Systems and Instruments Division, "although the bear will be humming on the air 24 hours a day all winter long." Brockmeyer explained that the bear is being equipped with an electronic timepiece and a tiny transmitter, to permit scientists to determine whether hibernating bears really sleep straight through the winter. The transmitter will broadcast the summing sound of the timepiece's tiny tuning fork that oscillates 360 times a second, he said. If the bear wakes up after starting his hibernation and wanders around before settling down again, he added, scientists will be able to follow his movements electronically. POLIO FUND GOODELI^Mrs. Russell Ver Heist will be chairman of the 1965 polio fund drive in Goodell. Viet N*n will settle their own •flairs between themselves." Nhan Dan, official North Viet- •amese Communist newspaper said recently: "When the aggressor (the United States) gives up hi* aggressive schemes and respects our independence and sovereignty, we are ready to talk peace with him." But they dp not indicate they are really willing to talk peace with.the United States beyond inviting the United States to get out of South Viet Nam aitd let the Communists negotiate with Saigoo, They even imply that the Soviet Union, too, would remain mostly out of such talks. Only Chinese participation seems to be acceptable to the Communists. Peking, indeed, acts as spokesmen for the Vietnamese Communists. A few days ago, Red Chinese Foreign Minister Chen Yi said; "The South Viet Nam question can be settled only through negotiations without outside interference and in accordance with the progranvof the National Liberation Front and the desire of the South Viet Nam people. There is no other way out." The suggestion really is for talks between the Saigon government — whatever it might be at any given moment — and the so-called National Liberation Front of South Viet Nam, the Viet Cong Communist cover organization. The front has its real headquarters in China under a man named Nguyen Minn Phuong. It was set up exactly four years ago with Chinese help, when it was decided the time was ripe for a drive to envelop all Indochina. From then on, things popped in the South, which had been relatively quiet since Viet Nam was partitioned following the French debacle at Dien Bien Phu in 1954. After this decision, things got so rough that the United States began its mammoth military assistance effort. The North Viet Nam Communists — and the Chinese — happily predict now that soon new Dien Bien Phu" will take place — the end of (he road for the Americans as it had been for the French. FARM MANAGEMENT BRITT—The Farm and Home Management School in Hancock County for young farm couples will be held at Hull's Cafe a Garner Jan. 5, 12 and 19, from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Dec. 21. fH 1H4 2S Globe-Can**, Matwi City, la. Dan Quill finally meets Dan Quill SAN ANTONIO, Tex. cal Postmaster Dan Quill and Postal Supervisor Dan Quill of Lowell, Mass., have finally met, after being aware for 25 years of the similarity in their names and jobs. The two men learned they shared the same name when they saw the signatures on money orders. En route to a recent vacation in Mexico, the Eastern Quill stopped in to see the Southwestern Quill. *MOR E THAN * Y1AM IN MASON CITY * MOHi THAU * YIARS .NMASON C.TY * MO»i THAN S» Y1ARS IN MASON CiTY * MORE THAN 5* YIARS .N MASON C.TY' IN MASON CITY Grupps Highland Food Center 12rh & Rhode (stand Axe. N.E. Don Grupp, Manager STORE HOURS: Op«n at 1:00 A.M. OPEN EVERY NIGHT UNTIL 9 P.M. CLOSED SUNDAY 414-2525 Grupps Federal Ave. Food Center 1323 North Federal Ro«*r Grupp and Bud Grupp, Managers Wt Reserve The Right To Limit • • "•• . Quantities GRUPPS MEAT DEPARTMENT MANAGERS • CLYDE WATSON • FRXNZ CURTIS • GERALD CHUTE • EARL KLINE NORTH FEDERAL FOOD CENTER HIGHLAND FOOD CENTER STORE HOURS: Op*n «t 8:30 A.M. OPEN EVERY NIGHT UNTIL 9 P.M. CLOSED SUNDAY PRICES GOOD AT BOTH STORES Monday, D«c. 28 Through Thursday, D«e. 31 the New Year enters, we pause to tell our many customers how much we enjoyed serving them all year. Our sincere wishes for a very happy and healthy New Year! CLOSED ALL DAY NEW YEAR'S DAY 5:30 New Year's Eve Grade A Country Fresh Medium EGGS 3 Dozen. , . . $100 1 Buster MIXED NU 14 Oz. Tin 79 Dollar Values 2 $100 s aJL Von Camp's No. Cans PORK 8 BEANS 6 $100 Imperial — Asst. Flavors PRESERVES family size jars 1 PUFFS TISSUES 400 Count' Boxes $100 1 QUALITY SERVICES LOW PRICES HOME OWNED FRESH CUT MEAT Our Meats Never Packaged 2 Lb. Can • • • With $5.00 Order or More ,. VANILLA ICE CREAM CAMPBELL'S Tomato Limit 6 Cans M 7.IIP 2 Fomi| y /•%JJT Size Bottles Yacht Club RIPE OLIVE 16 Ox. Can Flavor Kist CRACKERS 1 Oyster CRACKERS 77 b; FEATURE ONLY THE FINEST QUALITY MEATS EVERY DAY! CKER'S PICNICS Decker's Deluxe BAR-B-Q RIBS PARTY SPECIAL TALL KORN BACON r> NABISCO Party Crackers Assorted Your Choice BOX Favorites in HAPPV • t ea Peanut Brittle 39 c Ib FRENCH GARLIC VIENNA BREAD LOAF PUMPERNICKEL BLACK RYE WHOLE WHEAT CARAWAY RYE BREAD YOUR CHOICE LOAF ASSORTED BREAD STIX --• 4I *1°° ONION—GARLIC—SALT—CHEESE—PLAIN ^T $ • DECKER'S COLD CUTS DECKER'S CERVELAT STK 1 '/2 Lb. Average 79 ea DECKER'S ALL MEAT FRANKS 1 Lb. Package ...... 49 BLUE STAR POTATO CHIPS 59c Twin Pack Bag 49 PHILADELPHIA CREAM CHEESE Limit 3 PACKAGE 10 MARIGOLD or CARNATION CHIP-DIP CUP FALSTAFF »«O.I THAN » Y.AM CITY « MO.J THA» » T.«« !• MA»H ELLSWORTH Junior Size TURKEYS 4 to 10 Ibs. GRUPPS Your Know It's Good GROUND BEEF 2Lbs« • • • . DECKER'S QUALITY T-BONE or SIRLOIN STEAKS • GARDEN FRESH PRODUCE S • —^———^— • —— — .^—^—— • • Golden Yellow [BANANAS Ib. 5c § § TANGERINES . doz.29ci CRISP i [LETTUCE . 2Heads29c! FROZEN FOOD* 3 GftUPPS FRENCH FRIES SEA PAK FISH STK . . 1 Vi Ib. pkg. 49cs pkg. 29c WOKE THAU * Y1AKI IN MA>ON CITY * MORI THAN U YIARS IN MASON CITY * IN MASON CITY * \ .\

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