The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on October 17, 1947 · Page 10
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' *AGE TEN BLYT1IEVILLE (AUK.) COURIER NEWS FRIDAY, OCTOBER 17, 1947 15v MKRK1LL BLOSSER FRECKLKS & HIS FRIENDS So (he Man Fays GlVE ME THAT . CMECK.JUNOU..' TUB li TWlRP SFASON | TWIEP SEASOM is POSTPONED.' I FORGOT MY MONEY' WELL, IP YOU FEEL AT WAV ABOUT rr— "No, 1 didn't finish my Homework, but 1 figured how many atomic bombs it would take to wipe out this town, in- cludins the schools!" - An Influential Pupil Certainly. It's amazing<)^ 7Where's Pr/sci/ti She's at the McNultys', training their baby to stop sucking its thumb. how one child can ^fS&- O'MALLEY and RAU'H LANE Oeanwhile, Jean Argus had asked me to wait until fter the performance before speaking to Anita Wadha i YOOR MONEY, AS YOU OPTOIS1ICAW CAILIT, IS SCWEWHEBE IN THIS HOUSE.'WD IF YOU WANT KMNY OF IT, YOU'LL HAVE TO STEAL IT/ YOtW KILLED THE OG AND MY BROTHER ANUS. AND NOW YOO WANT 0 STEAL MY MONEY.' 15 THAT IT, CHIMES " ff OOHS! WHAT A PAY.' fMSLAO ONE 15 NEARLYOVEK. ANITA. DARUNS.' fVE GOT A LITTLE SURPRISE FOR YOU.' Oh, Yes—They Know WASH TUBHS WHMT AW OROEM! BUT I'M r WE WISH TO SEE LUCKY TO ESCAPE ft LOT Or/ WiR.IM<EerTHE RMBER DIMMING PUBLIClty. TITU&l STOUT GEWTLEWM) WHO- MID Kl c GWST5 WOU't KMOW-\ Pfl-WNCED IN TttW IAST THEM I TRUST I CM) CHNNSE M CLOTHES UNMOLESTED GET OUT OF HERE I fVftlT, IAY FRIEW* CARLO MEVJER WOLD THEGRUDSE rXGMNST ft PERFORMER THW STOP THE SHOW 1 . SOU SEE, ANUA...PID 1 NOT TELL. VOL) THW CfkELO NO LONGEUWVME BONE IN W By FRED BARMAN 50 f-W CW-i fOR '.L WAS ^OW THAT IVS CLEARED OOFV Of. DEM? OF THOSE / TH;5 15 ~ CHARGES, I N0M5N WHERE CVU L'VE B = J I FIND HIM? Bv KDGAtt MARTIN HOOTS AND Hl-:i{ lU'DDIKS HftVit SOT TO « , SliT THP.T GOT INTO W- SOWR6. "W.R.O T OV? 0* Housewife Skept/co/ When Grocer C/oims There /s No Crisis \V/ien She Finds .Budget as Bare as Store Shelves Once Were *'—' *•* . . . -. — — »-.-~ 5 • -,- By GAYNOR MADOOX ; -+ NBA Staff Correspondent i 'NEW YORK, Cfct. 17 CNEA). — 1 '.Wgnda McCoiirille, representative I Jnmg American housewife, was not i Jinprf&sed when the president of the I 'Grocery Manufacturers of America 1 *ffivlsed her the food price situation i 3?not a crisis situation to the pub• lie yet. ; "I'll bet he hasn't two active sons i and a husky ex-GI husband to feed ' on an income of $200 a month," die | observed. . Groceryninn Paul Willis, whose • orgaulatlon of 300 food inanufac- ' hirers includes such nationally iin- 'i portanl outfits as General Poods, ' Beechnut, Camy^ell soups and Na' Uonal Biscuit, told Hie bcwilderocl ' housewife from Ukeview, Mich.: ' '"The percentage of profits on paclc- > 'aged foods is less in 1947 than It, I jwas in 1946." • i Wanda's comment: "I can't bfl- 1 'Hevr he Is sincere. Food manutac- | 'turers are human just like Jorm 1 land me and .all of us. We all want ' 'more when we call get it," ' ' Willis admitted, however, the to- i Its! volume of sales had jumped and, ' 'therefore, so hart net profits. 1 i wanrta tliouglil of the rickety ! ^Chevrolet her husband drives to his i factory job. She pictured her feeble Wanda MrComilte (rfjlil) gels a trayful of breakfast facia from Dr. Clara Mac Taylor, professor of nu ^^~^^^r\^^\^ Sip Irltlon ai Teacher* Collc K r, Columbia University. This low-cost but nutritious meal contains one-third o ' 'dinner partie.s for close friends she i no longer can give; the trips into > Battle Creek 'to the movies, which i are things of the past since prices . soared into the economic sirntos- • phere. She faced Willis with this question: "If the manufacturers' per< centage of profits is less, then why '; BID I going into debt trying to Jeed ', my family?" • "Because the farmer is getting ' more money. Because labor Is eating ,' nnd living better. Because so many of our people stll! believe \ve should ' carry on the policy of feeding Wrst- ' crn "Europe in a somewhat hay bei lief that this will stop the spread ' ing of Communism. All these things bring up living costs. If Americans ' believe this policy Is right, then. • they must expect to support the now I international standard of living, 1 even chough in many cases It culs ) *>\vn their own personal standard { of living." i . /Willis added quickly: "A lot. of • packaged foods have not gone up. ' Some have gone down." He listett \ macaroni, condensed soups, canned ) citrus juices, prepared baby toods, ' corn beef hash, canned chicken, as '"-some examples. Wanda replied that neither her the day's lotul fowl requirements for children and jjnm'n-uiwi, including a citrus or other Irult, a cooke or dry i-creal with inllk^ bread or toast, and milk [plus cort've or lea for adults). The IQ-ycar-nld RU! h the picture fats smh a breakfast evrry day; the hoy H, liahlUmlly eats an Inadequate breakfast^ resulting In an olivious difference In the physical development of the two children. four-year-old son. nor the 11-year- old pnc, nor her husband, cat prc- iarcrt baby food. Nor do they like ;a lined corn beef. She can't feed .hem macaroni and .soup all the :imc, cither. Sixty per cent ol her loot! dollar goes for meat, eggs, milk, cheese, fowl, butler nnd such foods. All of these have shot up. Willis explained -10 per cent goes for packaged foods. These have cither gone up very little, not at all, or have gone down in price. He advised her to spend a greater part of her food dollar on the foods that have resisted price pressure. But, that advice ran smack into opposition. At. Teachers College, Columbia University, Wanda asked Dr. Clara Mae Taylor, professor of Nutrition, what she should feed her family. Except for canned citrus (one ol the best sources of vitnmin Cj anc other fruits and vegetables, ami cereals miule from whole Brains or •estorcd, such as cooked breakfast cereals or colci cereals, or in combination with other foods, most of the items recommended by Dr. Taylor don't, come packaged. A and Vitamin B complex in he family's diet. To stretch the dwindling foot dollar, eat more cereals; they nr. cheapest source of good nmritior another nationally famous exper in nutrition told Wimdn. Cut down your u.so of grains I Dr. Taylor told Wanda to get a quart of milk a day for each child, .,„-,, a pint at least for herself and hus- ' feed starving Europe, the Prcsiden hand, four to five eggs a week for of the United States ur R cs ; Wanda XXI 1 nrTAPPY went upstairs to dress '-Cl f or dinner, puzz.led and uncer- torn. Timmy greeted her with en- ihusiasm, nnd purred happily pbout her feet as she changed. ! When she was about ready to go downstairs again, there \vos a : {knock on the door and Joyce came kwLftly in. , "Happy, will yo« da something (tor me? y she burst out eagerly. | "Of course, Joyce, if I can." I **Happy, make George lei nie ^narry David!" I "Joyce, darling — how can IT" i -**Oh, don't pretend, Happy. You [know George is mad about you; jhe'd listen to you." ,; , "He's not in love with me, Joyc«. He just thinks, after due delibera- lion, that I might be worthy of ~" being mistress of Sundown." "Knowing George as I do, that means he's insane about you. 1 You're the first girl he's ever met - that h< thought worthy of Sundown." * i *Tm afraid he's wrong abowl me, A look <rf a&rm I* 306 \ "Happy 1 . Y-o« |iorncd him mean ibe Joyce's you've gaspet ' i "Dont be silly. Be hasn't asked 1 .*. pne — not in so many words, *o tha • ;vjl ooMld say erUier yes «r no,' \ jBappy answered swiftly . "But, i Uoyce, 1 just 6on*X trrinfc it wouk J. iWiork out. Oh, 1 love Sundown ^ fit's a gorgeous pia« and all that, i \Mi I think you have to be in lovi * ''tx "Joyce nodded soberly. j ^**As it I didn't know! Happy, [ i;have to give David up, I'd rathe i idle. R would be dying—a little { anyway. Oh, Happy, I kwe hir ( mp terribly 1" ^ Sh* held h*r young face rigi 1 jby a terrific effort, but the tear -f fllxi down her flushed checks and > " er voice trembled ns she spoke. Impulsively Happy put her arms jout the girl nnd said quietly, loycc, honey, I don't know if it •ill do nny pood, but I'll talk to eorgc. I'll do my best. Maybe lal won't be good enough, but will try," • • • 1 ADELAIDE wns dining with friends and Happy nnd George nd Joyce dined by candlelight on terrace outside the dining com, with its trellis of roses to reak the wind ami keep Die can- burning straight and ie-flamcs all. Alter dinner, some oJ Joyce's riends came lo lake her oft to a arty, and George nnd Happy vere alone in the big drawing oom. "Would you like to go over to he hotel and dance? Or drop in on some i riends ol mine who A-ould be glad to meet you? Or aii Id it bore you to stay here? 1 ' gge&ted George lightly. "I'd like to sit on the nz.itlea .errace nnri watch the moon rise over . the tree tops," satd Happy promptly. Geqrge's face lit up, *nd he bckd out his hand. "Good girU Thai's whal I'd ttke, oo!" he said, and tucked her hand ,bro»gh his arm and walked her out to the terrace. For a moment she stood still, Breathless before the beauty of Ihe view: the mass o( azaleas lh.it were like a flight of white butterflies caught in a web at silver-gilt moonbeams, the frngrance of petunias against her face, the dark mystery of the woods that seemed to press close to the velvety lawn. And as they stood there, George put out his arms and drew her close V> him, and his fingers beneath her chin tilled her head back vmtii her mouth Iny B fe>t wches bolow his own. For a moment she lay still in his arms, awaiting his kiss; and then her instinctive gesture of withdrawal, slight though each child, a serving a day for all of them of meat, fish, poultry or egps, plus ercen and yejlow vegetables. On n low cost budget, this leading A i c r i c a n mUrilionist Insisted, brcakliust should supply at least one-third of the day's total nutrition. Cereal, bread, citrus or other fruit, and milk is the best pattern with today's high costs. She also advised Wnnda to use increased amounts of milk, whole- grain cereals and green vegetables if she cannot afford meat in order to keep up protein, iron, Vitamin it was, caused him to release her. "Sorry—blame »* on the moonlight. I always get that old romantic feeling," he said lightly. Joyce is deeply w ^ T love with David—" Happy blurted it otit and could have kicked herself, for she had meant to be more diplomatic, to approach the subject carefully. George stiffened, and his expression, even in the moonlight, was ?;!mosl hostile. "I appreciate your interest, Hnp- py, bul alter all, I've known Joyce all her life, and I know just how fickle she Ls, : ' he said evenly. "VitRIf?" George smiled clown at her. "Happy, if, I could feel that she would remain in love with David nnd be willing to stay married to him, 1M give up my objections," he said reasonably. "But Joyce always wauls what she can't have: and once she gets it, she loses interest David is not the first man site has wanted to marry, and 1 feel sure he won't be the last." "But, George—" Happy began. "Listen, Happy, please let me be the judge of what is best tor Joyce." There was an edge to his voice and she saw Hint he was angry. Suddenly a dark shadow loomed across the green and went slinking out of sight, nnd, lo Happy's startled surprise, George gave a little laugh. "Timmf has gone nntive, I see," he said lighlly, changing the sub-, jccl so deliberately that Happy's face burned. "He seems to like it here. I hope you don't intend to be cruel enough to take him back to New York and shut him up in like millions of other America housewives, is understandably per plcxed. Tomorrow': Soaring food prices v family stability. New York has Ellis Island as i 1 Immigration station. In San Prar clsco. Angel Island serves that piu pose. 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