Mrs. Knauer Sees No Repeat Of Steep Rise in Food Prices Sat., April 15, 1972 GREELEY (Colo.) TRIBUNE By DILLON G R A H A M WASHINGTON (AP) - Vir ginia H. Knauer, President Nix on's adviser on consumer af fairs, Ihinks "we can be confident (hat there will be no rc- pelition of the steep rise in (ood prices lhat we experienced earlier this year." She told a House Agriculture subcommittee Thursday-'-' (here will be fluctuations, "but it seems to.me--and I think most housewives xvould agree--thai food prices are stabilizing and meal prices are declining." She stressed, however, i f ' ihere should be another-, set of! sleep increases, (be adminis-' tration 'has foreclosed no options. One of the things the admin-, istration is now doing to keep meat prices down,.she said, is increasing surveillance over companies . in the food distribution chain to insure their compliance with the Economic Stabilization Program. "Where we find violations we will enforce price rollbacks and other sanctions" authorized Â· by law," she said. Mrs.- Knauer said her urging of housewives to consider using less costly cuts of beef, chicken or fish as a way of stretching their food dollar 'of course was not a call for a beef boycott, and I certainly would not favor or support a call for a beef boy-! cotl." . ' Some people have blamed the; farmer for high meat prices, 1 she said, but "I do not share that view, nor do most Americans, in my judgment." Rep. Robert Price, R-Tcx., whose area cattle, said Ibere have always been in the) products which are economic- past. "We must lake care t h a t we do not let emotional appeals lead us to hasty conclusions about price controls on food ally erroneous, and which could have the effect of disrupting the orderly operation of our food production and marketing svstem. "II is essential, if we are going to have enough food, t h a t our fanners be able to expect prices which are fair and which will offer adequate returns for capital and labor." produces he'd send many Mrs. Knauer and other consumer ad- New Western AP Appoints States Chief NEW YORK (AP) -- The As-lbroadcast stations west of the joined the AP New Year's Day, THE LOCKHORNS s o c i a l ed Press anmnmced'Mississippi River plus Indiana) 1965, as a broadcast writer in! the appointment of|and Illinois. He ..=--... Â·,,=...,,..... Â·.., ! vocates 400-pound steers so Ihev could find out how much it|Â° . ., . . . ,, , ,,,. . ,, . .. _ ,. . , .,.. ,,, , , , , . costs to feed such animals j Iliursriay the appointment ofjand Illinois. He assumed Ins-Sail Lake City Utah, later be-j Another witness RicbardM 0 '" 1 Belu 'i" as broadcast exec-new assignment April 9 at AP coming night editor, l.yng, assistant secretary of'.ulive for its western division. headquarters in New York. His family was active in Agriculture, said: "As we move) 'I'l'e announcement was made Bemiilt lias been regional brodcastiug and newspaper ahead, we believe increases inlby Robert Eunson, assistant: m e m b e r s h i p executive foi^publishing in Texas, California, relail food prices will, over-all, general manager in charge of. Washington, Oregon and Idaho I Arkansas and Montana. Bennilt be modest. There will, how-AP's broadcast operations, since August of 1968 and before was born in Sweelw'aler, Texas, ever, be sizable price swings inj Bennitt will coordinate the that held the same position f o r - a n d was raised in Helena, Mon- individual commodities, as'ncws. agency's relations wilh'Norlh and South Carolina. He tana. "HELUO, LOVELORN COLUMN 1 ? I HAVE PROBLEM " SUNDAY SALE! BIG DOWNTOWN STORE Â· SUNDAY 12-5 Â· SALE ENDS TUES. SLEEVELESS COTTON SHIFTS 1 Special Purchase! Ideal for warm weather. .Many patterns in the latest pastels. Cotton. 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