The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on January 15, 1953 · Page 15
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 15

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THURSDAY, JAN. 15, 1953 RLYTHKVII.I.E (ARK.) COURIER N'FWS Experts See 1953 Food Supply•< .' \ , ', ' • • • .' .' • *• -*- ^ 'prices'Same or Slightly Higher ? 'By GAVNOR MADI1OX 0 NKA Food & Markets Kdilor 1 NEW YORK •_ (NEA) — From Ihe kitchen window. 1953 looks 'fnmethhig like this: f. As much toocl in the stores to buy as last year, or even enough lor a fe'.v more meals: J,' About tlie same or maybe a little more money needed to buy it; ' '- The .same <jr a trifle bigger pay ^envelope to spend on the family .*^_ That optimistic prediction Js ^ised on exclusive Interviews with wading' food Industrialists In the 'meat, grain, dairy and grocery fields 'p>'d on ( rei3orts of IT. S. Department 'ol.-Agrlculture experts. '• All, except - Austin S. Igleheart, ^president General' Foods Corp., be- jlcve -prices will he about the same or isifghtly higher than today, fgle- •Jieiirt said; "There Is a slrong pos- /slhllity that food prices to Airs. Housewife may even be lower in —.„ --- , „ „, 30^3." red meat today that he was 12 years ." Hill as the American housewife! ago', he Is eating over 55 per cent stances out her wlndnvr to see II j more poultry," Holmes explained. |licr well-fed clillrlrpn are safe, slit I "In Hie first »lx jjionltis of 1953 1 that far beyond her domes- the Prospects are tor a 15 per cent Of our total 1852 food supply, only approximately five per cent nas required to feed our men in uniform. John Holmes, president.of Swlfl A- Co., world's larcesl packers, sere as much. If nol more, meat In 1953 as In 1053. Busing lilj estimate on Bovernment figures »nrl his own experience, he says our per capita meat consumption this year promises to be Ml pounds as compared .i-llli la.Ws H2 pounds per person. "Current levels of cattle on farms and on feed .should afford significant Increases In volume of caltle of all grades to be dressed throughout 1953 as compared to 1952," he said. He added that while it Is loo early to be posllive, It appears unlikely there will be any significant upswing In the. production of hogs In the year ahead. Poultry, Holmes believes Is Ihe repl "comer" in Ihe meat 1 field. "While the average American Is eating about the same amount of it lev horizon there Is (Ightlnj; In Ko- jei mnrf that war clourts shadow to 20 per cent Increase In supply of commercial broilers over the ..Europe and olher parls o ( t] le [same period last year. In' 1952, .wnrld. If j this iltuation worsens' Amelcans ate 870 million of these '••"••"--'.y; (hen the fond picture can new-type birds, an Increase of 78 . Contrary to popular thinking, our preterit military program is not jmaHnj Urge Inroads on our food .supply. Unless the Korean struggle tls enlarged and the cold 'war else- iVhere gets out of bounds, military ,demands on our national larder twill not materially affect the. picture, tllfder present conditions, only *about five out of every hundred .beef animals will be needed to feed : bur Armed Forces next year, only doten out of every hundrd eggs »nd about five per cent if the feed grains we produce. ;Thal'3 about the same as last year] million over 1951. A further Increase Is expected In 1953," he a'dded. Althonth Swift's president did not dl-KUM 1953 priee*, P. w. Specht, president o( Armour A Co.! world's second lirgest nacken, did toiieh on the aubject flnjerly. Agreeing th»t our total meat supply may be slightly larger than last year, he said, "Predicting price trends In the meat business Is like predicting the weather. Anything can happen. I doubt, however, whether prices will go much lower than they are today and they should rise later on In the ysar, «s they usually do seasonably." Last year's large crop of wheat, corn and other grains in this country and Canada assures us enough meat, dairy and poultry producls. according to c. H. Bell, youthful president of Genera! Mills, world's No. 1 millers. "However, demand /or food n'lll be greater than ever before because of our fast growing population (TOOO more mouths lo feed a day). And we should -enjoy continued high incomes because of defense spending and Industrial expansion. .• '•Therefore." he explained^ "as price Is the balancing factor between supply and demand, it looks as If the demand for food will fairly well kcp up wllh the supply wilh relallvcly small adjustments In prices." Milk Is i vilal part of the American balanced diet. The presidents of both National Dairy. Products Corp.. and the Harden Co., the country's Iwo largest dairy processors, predict more milk for 1953. E. B. -Stewart. .National Dairy's president.-said: "Although the milk cow population has dropped 16 per cent between 1S46 and 1952, the number of people has Increased 25 minion In a decade. However, because of more efficient farm operation and the production per cow running at record levels, the needs of consumers can be met by Ihe Industry this year." Borden's president, Theodore G. Montague, slated, ""Americans will .have a slightly higher milk supply during 1953. The prices of dairy products «•!)). however, be about the same as during the past year. The reason for this Is that the demand for milk and Us products will In- crease'because the population will be greater arid there will be more money In the hands of consumers. General Poods' Igleheart looks forward this year to aclive employ- lent across the nation which should produce a national income at least eo.ua! to 1952's and prob- nbly higher. Admitting that rropj of a few of iur basic food supplies might run i Itftle behind last year due to unforeseen loral adversities of weather or b'l-lil, |,ls expectation nevertheless Is. thai overall supplies should prove ample and (deviate lo melt Hie demand. ' "III view of these broad expectations and Ihe /act thai the profit margins of those who process and dlslrlbute the nation's Jood products are at an all-time low, consumer food prices generally should be no higher than the average for 1952," he said. Then, to the woman scanning the year ahead from her kllchen window, he forecast that food prices may be even lower in 1853.- SAVE at 1UTT RILL'S! Hunt's CATSUP l40zB u2 For 250 Kraft CHEESE 2IbIX)af 790 Fresh -Tender PORK LIVER Ib 250 SLICED BACON a- LB 29 HENS DRESSED FRESH 49 Bab}' T.imas, Brocclij Spinach FROZEN FOODS M 190 ORANGE JUICE 2 c ,,,250 Fresh Frozen P^M. E- •* STRAWBERRIES'» c °-250 BANANAS ,100 Fresh Meaty 'Delicious BACK BONE u 100 GRAPE JAM.„ IU .,„ 290 T'PPy HeiPs PO C FOOP ,*. c.. 60 PURE LARD ,, t . 450 FRESH CATFISH—SHRIMP—OYSTERS —CAREFUL ATTENTION TO DELIVERY-— LUTTRELL'S .Coll 2011 —MARK ET— Chick. & Sixth Sr. Braised Meat' Cubes ' Prepare beet ciibw by (lie same* mclhod fis S'.vlss .steaks or country- tried steak. Dredge the beet with flour, (lien- brown slowly in lavcl or drippings Season, then add V, cup water and cook slowly /or 1 lioiir Lamb Patties Hit With or Without Fruit Tor » serving that's q\ilckly pre- liatecl and a sure lilt on yoiir tnblo, it's Inmb patties. These ground ment p.ntlles are broiled, lending themselves to many variations. The baste preparation Is this, according to meat expert Reba Stages. Plave tlic rallies on your broiler rack and adjust the pan so that the top of the patties Is about 2 Inches from the heat. This way they will broil at a moderate temperature. When the patties are brown on one side—about 8 to 10 minutes—turn, and brown Ihem on Ihe second side. As lor variations, lamb Is always good wllli • fruit. Grill pineapple PAGE THIRTEEN rings, melba peach halves or pear halves along with the meal, A broiler weal Ls another choice, For one serving, combine 2 cups of boiled, rice and 1 can of tomato soup. Spread this mixture In the broiler pun and place drained green teans around the edge. Arrange the pat- lies over the rice »nd broil first on Hie one Bide, then on the other.' Lamb and Eggs Lamb news for scrambled eggs Cut meat Into small cubes and brown slowly In a frying-pan. Season with salt and pepper, then cover SJKI cook slowly for 45 minutes or until tender. Remove the cover the last few minutes of cooking jo the lamb will become crisp. Scramble eggs (4 beaten eggs. V, cup milk) and seri'e on warm platter surrounded with lamb. Sweet Potato Put ft foe • ham or pork loin ro«st g»r- ntsh, sweet potato puffs are a clever choice. Cut marshmallows In half, then shape '.i cup of mashed sweet potato around each. Roll In enutvMl corn ««kes and fry In d«p hot Urd <3«0 degrees r.) until brown. Dr.in on absorbent paper, then »rr«n»t on meat platter. Serve At the end of Ihlx time add sliced mushroom*, then continue cooking until the ment Is tender, about thirty minutes. Thicken the liquid for sravy. spaghetti • macaroni pure egg noodles - „ I Bake Sale SATURDAY, JANUARY 17 Ark-Mo Power Co. Home Made Cakes, Pies, Candies, Cookies, etc. Spontoftd by Th« American Legion Auxiliary Good Red POTATOES 50 ibs $1.69 BIGA LUES Folgers COFFEE LB. CAN C 79 Pricia Effective ,'FrL, S«U Jt Moh. We Reserve the Right to Limit Amounts. SLICED GRAPEFRUIT Red Band Large and Full of Juice 3 Ibs. 89 5 for 25 VEAL ROAST Special! Tender Delicious & Ib. 49' Hunt 7 ; CATSUP 14oz. Bottle 15 Fresh Tender Jack Sprat Home Style PORK LIVER , b 250 DILL PICKLES Qt. 330 Delicious Bush's Oct. PORK STEAK ,, b 45U BEANS No. 2 Size 2 For 250 Gold Medal FLOUR 5 Lbs. Little Andy 490 MARGARINE Ib 190 Special at Richardson's! Franco American CORNMEAL 25Ihs $1.59 SPAGHETTI On]y 150 Argo PEAS No. 2 .Cans Campbells VEGETABLE SOUP 2 for 2 5 Richardson's Be Lux Lovely 2 For 290 LUX SOAP 4 B ,,«240 Hush's Whole Crisp Firm GREEN BEANS No2Can 190 LETTUCE Heads 190 Sea Swell Grated TUNA ... Regular Size Sweet Juicy 220 TANGERINES „.„„ 190 *CASH * GROCERY

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