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Kokomo Tribune (Newspaper) - November 21, 1994, Kokomo, Indiana KOKOMO TRIBUNE Monday SO cents Christmas shopping Tommie gifts and china department manager at stocks picture frames Tribune photo by Brian Reynolds Local stores see strong sales By LISA FIPPS Tribune staff writer This stores will gear up for the Christmas shopping sea son not by stocking their but by restocking According to the staff of three of the areas major retail WalMart and they cant hardly keep items on the since people started Christmas shopping early this From our we anticipate a great espe cially if the past two weekends are any Robert assistant manager at If s just been out standing in sales and The local economy is wont go as far as to say we could have record but Ive never seen this strong of sales starring right after Halloween and Ive been at Target 10 years and in retail for Markland Avenues Kmart Stephen Sales at Kmart have been neav He said not only have sales been but a lot of people are opting to put their purchases in Our layaway department is Waimarts Kathy assistant Were about maxed but we wont stop taking Were doing real The malls are also gearing up for the Christmasshopping sea Candy marketing assistant at Markland said while it does seem people have decided not to wait until the last minute to shop this were if if s like any other going to be packed Tra the biggest day of the Christmasshopping season is the day after The mall has been preparing since the first of when decorations were put Within the last few weeks all the vendors in the kiosks set up in the middle of the mall for Christmas sales only As did Hell be at the mall from noon until 8 Mondays through noon until 9 on 10 to 9 on Sat urdays and noon until 6 on Santa will arrive at Kokomo Mall at 11 Friday and be available to listen to the wish lists of boys and girls from noon until 8 Mondays through Saturdays and from noon until 5 on Sundays until Christ As much as the stores and malls have prepared and as much as people have already merchants agree one thing is All we need is a real good cold spell and a few Berg That always does That brings em out in NATO jets blast Serb positions Planes return safely after making good hits BosniaHerzegov ina AP Waves of NATO war planes today bombed an airbase in Serbheld Croatia and a nearby surfacetoair missile site used by Serbs to attack the Bosnian safe area of The raid was NATOs seventh and largest air operation in Bosnia since the war erupted in April Previous NATO air strikes have involved a small number of planes against highly limited tar such as a single A statement from the Brussels headquarters of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization said the air raid on the Udbina airfield from bases in Italy was conducted at the request of the peace keeping force in Leighton com mander of NATO forces in south ern said about 30 planes from the United France and the Netherlands car ried out good hits on Ubdinas taxiways and on planes parked There were no reports of losses among allied aircraft and all returned safely to their Washington officials The airfield attack came the same day as backed by renegade Muslim attacked government troops across north western Bosnia and peace keepers were targeted in three separate officials Two of the five other ignated safe areas the Bosnian capital of Sarajevo and the gov ernmentheld northeastern city of Tuzla also were attacked today by Bosnian We and UNPROFOR Protection Forces are not going to tolerate the use of that field to threaten either UNPROFOR troops or the safe areas in Bosnia Smith He said it was too soon to tell Senators clipping wings on school prayer issue Dole 1 dont think we ought to get bogged down WASHINGTON AP Sena tors from both parties voiced doubt Sunday that a constitution al amendment allowing school prayer could and indicated they would prefer to steer away from such social I dont think we ought to get bogged down on such divisive Minority Leader Bob said on ABCs This Week With David If were going to bring about we better bring up some measures we can so the American people will get the mes sage that were serious about said who is expected to become majority leader next House Speakertobe Newt Gin grich has promised a vote on a school prayer amendment by next July While most including support the prin many say the new majority party must first concentrate on economic Orrin a conservative Republican from said on CBS Face the Nation it is more important to pass constitutional amendments on a balanced bud unfunded federal mandates on the states and a lineitem On school I really dont believe the votes are there for a vocal prayer He said that while there was support for a silent prayer or reflection I would prefer to solve the economic prob lems Christopher D appearing with Hatch on said there was a real reluc tance to have this Congress be the first Congress in 205 years to amend any part of the Bill of He said most Americans would just as soon the federal government stay out of questions Bke church and prayer in their White House Chief of Staff Leon on CNNs Late said President Clinton would oppose any kind of prayer amendment that would impose any kind of coercion on kids in this But he said Clinton would support statutory changes to allow for a moment of Before limiting his sup port to a moment of Clin ton had last week refused to rule out support for a constitutional Constitutional amendments must be approved by twothirds majorities of the House and and then rati fied by threefourths of the The president cannot veto Inside todays Kokomo Tribune U local Getting ready This is an overhead view of the Macys Thanksgiving Day Parade studio in an old warehouse Several new including The Swan Princess castle and The Holiday Sweets along with helium filled balloons are stored in the warehouse until the trip to New York City for the parade AP photo how successful the raid but the pilots have howev that at least some of them got including a nearby surface toair missile Bosnian Prime Minister Haris Silajdzic seemed telling Cable News Network I would like to say it is now very clear what is the character of this war in Some people thought that this was a civil It is an it is quite clear It is not a civil They are coming across the border to attack our Smith said the intention of the attack was to try to limit collater al We did not want to go outside of that airfield We wanted also to limit the number of people on the ground who might become casualties as a result of the The statement from the head quarters of the 16nation North Atlantic Treaty Organization gave no details of the type of planes involved in the The Security Council on Saturday extended NATO air authority over neighboring Croat ia after warplanes flying from the base just southwest of Bihac bom barded the area twice last Acting on the NATO agreed Sunday to launch airstrikes into sections of Croatia if rebel Serbs there continue to mount attacks across the border into The resolution also allowed NATO to target the Ubdina air which was used in a napalm attack Friday on Bihac and in an air attack Saturday on the nearby town of The NATO attack came as no NATO SecretaryGeneral Willy Claes said NATO had already selected Serb targets to Its wild out there You can kick your heels but not your partner AP You can drink and shake a leg in mann but you better keep your fists to The City Council lifted a 21 yearold ban on dancing at three taverns where alcohol is Alderman Donnie Tay lor warned that the bars could lose their dancing privileges if patrons throw punches instead of kicking up their Jerrys Tavern owner Jerry Pil who proposed lifting the acknowledged that dancing and drinking years ago created prob including Thats all in the Dancing should not be against the but the police should be allowed to stop it if there is fight Pillow The council lifted the ban 14 in a 91 The town has only four taverns the owner of one wasnt interested in allowing Mayor David Gossett said a lot has changed since when the council passed the Nearby home of Arkansas State was dry and out oftowners came 10 miles to drink a northeastern in Arkansas town of about We had kind of a bad reputa tion back Gossett Jonesboro has plenty of private clubs that serve There is hardly room in Jerrys Tavern to Pillow said does not plan to or any live bands to Other small towns have dancing bans for
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