The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 23, 1949 · Page 17
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 17

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, December 23, 1949
Page 17
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DECrtMBEH 23, (ARK.V CQTJRTKK PACJK Beverage Battle Is Shaping Up Coffee, Tea Facing Test of Which Is Favorite U.S. Drink By Sam Diiusnn NEW YORK, Dot:. M-M'J—A bailie o[ the beverages Is shaping up for next ycni. A i>nre-su[>i>ly- dcmancl Utiele around Hie world, mixed in with currency jtisg abroad, gives die cliance to tosl the American rasie for coftcc tea as Us favorite and slinuila cup. 1 Coffee men insist high prices fUV 1 ' clumse entice drinker's Imb- f'jl.s-. They plan to iry to fjel Arn- i-licatis (o ill-ink mo™ coffee. In •Slito uf radically !ii'-!hei price.s lo rio this, they'll have to outbid Europeans for the bean. Tea men, jubilant that Iheii prmiui-t )ws held fairly .steady li price since the .summer of 1947, after rising 41 poi cent above pi't-- war days, are s>latmin« a drive next j U5e (l mouth t o induce American- ! o Mviu-li from cnffpe to lea. Of course, they've tried this for years. hilt ncxl in'onlli they 11 stress cofiee liriii'.- as (lien talking point. arc Americans hot bi-VL-r- > i'.'-'e haljits now? ApfKUenlly. about ' tivt 1 lo one lor I'ot'fce. [ Drink 10ft Wlllnii IMI|>S j Amerii-ans to.isinne 3.a billion |>.nuiils of i-oi!ee a year—enmiuU j for alx>nt 10(1 billion cups. The j roarers Until-: thai tisure should I armv to 3.9 billion pounds -more ; llian 150 billion cups-despite rec.- Clll ciop doc-lines in Brazil. Ku/op- I can lonsnmplion this year i* Kli ~ I mated at less than a billion pounds. | and i.s expected to drop next year | under the weight-of price—Europ- I pans just don't have the money Jiut Americans do. and roasters Insist 'that the big jump in proces in recent \vecks hasn't affected sales '• ' Americans import less than 100 i million txnimls of tea a year—thai make.s about 20 billion cups, the Tea Bureau, me., says, if brcu-ed properly. The Bureau says thai so ; 1%,'ar this year the sale of tea has ' ' advanced eight per cent over lasl.j The big season is in summer. , thanks to that almost exclusively I American drink, iced tea. Tea men : count heavily on soaring codec ; prices turning many persons to lea for the hoi cup thai cheers in the winter time, and gives sales a pickup in this, iheir traditionally slack season. Not Too Late To Make Fruit Cake; 3 Days Needed for Refrigerator Type a i cup chopprd walnuts, QUICKIE CAKK-llerc's » Christmas fruit cake no baking and only three days lo "ripe Here's something ne\v in fruit , easy inexpensive cakes. You don't have lo bake it, Stiie triclilional!> H's a ref make it A How d so rich a Bon'' igcriitoi cake ana you can n]y thrrr [lays before you I !t "' d -I is inexpensive. j Mnn es it lasli>? Good but not regular fruil cake, lake it il you expect thr$ packt-u Iruit <-nk I cake, gayl enough f< here's lethod to produce rich and tightly Hi t if you want decora ted. \vhote- tlip children lo s only tlnee days eds no uakinu al IP answei- cake Is done, unmold mid decotalc iOp ft ith blanched almonds and CLtndled cherries. Place a sprig of holly In the center and behold— a CnriMiiiEvs liult cnke. Hrfrlgeralor Wheat Flake I'rutt Cake (Vlrld:. ont J'4-f[U*rt rlnjf tnuld CJkf) Nine cups whrat (lakes, 1H c\ips ('hopppd. cooked prnne.s, chojiped dates, 'i cup r? :iiis, *', cup chopped , I l y "paspoons n rated orange rind, 1 'i teaspoons fi rated lemon rind. ^L cup brown suRflr. 1 tenjtpnnn salt. '•; teaspoon cinnamon, i; .. ten^ sjiooti ginser, '// teaspoon nut meg. '•/ ci'p orange juice. Hot! wheat flakes to make 3 runs fs'ip cru'nhs. Combine all ingii'd- ts and mix thoroughly. Line ij.i- mold with wax paper: press fj | • mixture into pan and .smooth inp Covet *-ilh several thicknesses of wax pnner and place In refrigerator 3 tlflyji before serving. To serve, tin- mold. top with fruit and nul.s if desired: slice. Notct 9 crps of bran flake.s may be alternated for wheat Hakes. Also, if a higher rake is desired, use a 1 -quart mold, Siar- sh.ipod or other novelty molds also can be used. -f|uart ring mold. When Five Electric Co-Ops Obtain Federal Loans WASHINGTON. DfC. 23 —U 1 !— Tin; Rural EkvtrUicnlkm Adiinai- istraiion today granted loans totaling S3.285.000 to five cooperatives. The Indus: Southwest Arkansas Klectnc Cooper a live Corp., Tcxarknna, $!iln,[)UO; unrl Red River Valley Rural Electric Association, Marietta. Okla., $-ltiO.OOO. When Christmas comes, willi all its joy i]nil beauty it is a pleasure lo express our whole-hearted greetings ! II is in this spirit tlial we extend our sincere wishes for a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year lo our many friends .... FAMILY SHOE STORE Near-Destitute Town Shares Its Gifts! With Needy Neighboring Communites Uy size. Austria ranks 19th amon the nations o[ Europe, SHALLMAR, Mel.. Ui-c. 23~<,Vi The spirit of Chrf.stnins bin tied brightly in this little niuitiitait] io*n today. And but n Jew of SlmlLmar's 200 residents were utterly destUuie a few weeks a&n. There hail been no work in the- community -since 11 .s only mine closed down in Mureh for lack of orders. Thin, scutiUJy clad children kx 1 tame faint In -school for !f»c-k of food. Some fiuniHes htul .sub.sjst(-iE for weeks on ft diet made up muinly of potatoes nnd iippte.s. Thea the pli^lit of ilu v town :niil its 80 children leaked into the ou.siide world. Sooti trucks loiideti with food iuid clothing starlet] bumpini; tnrir way o\'er the narrow mountain roiui o Shallniar. The p:u-knfie.s were sent from all sections of the country. Hundreds o( toys arrived unil tho innil.s brought letlors frnm c:u-li of the 48 states. Many container! a coin or a check. More than $:t.OOQ i.s on liaiu! now. 11 will be lined lo as-surc hot lunches for the children. In all six and onc-h;iH Ions of cluthmt,' a"d foodstuffs have l»i'en sent to Shall mar. Thut would hi<ve been etuni^h lo carry the community for a loin; uiue. ; Hut Christmas Is coming--and Jiitiny rainllle.s of nearby Maryland «iul \Vi-.-it Virginia coinnuinilirA also hnvi* been facing chrcik'.s.s yule. Ko -Shallumr is dividing it.s glfl.s wiih less fortunate neighbors. Seventy neighboring faiuilic\s liuse received SliftHmiir food ba.s- ^'"- s in the !uMl day or two. The ehildu'n of yo fainillt-s linve 1»een I'l'Xlu'd hoiti ShiUtniar stui-ks. t Many toy?, are hein^ Letiaiivd by i hi 1 men of the town, They will be M-nt tti mountiiiti homes W!HMI-> Clu'iNtiiins stockings liave been irfl 1 euipiv I Khulluiar hn.s givrn .sn uiiu-fi that ! there is j t ^t enoiiuh food left [in I the weekend, I Hiit this is a hill wcekeiut. The folks lieu- ;ire glad Ihi-v Jmve had ! a eliiiiirc 10 .s(>read the ^pil•lt of Chi iMnm5. The lift 1 sp;in of ;ui ant wt-t'ii n> and 15 years.' •LI, BISHIP'S GROCERY and MARKET ail Kast Main To our many good friends and patrons, we extend our warmest greetings. May this Christmas be the best you have ever had—a forerunner of many happy days to come, of wonderful friendships and achievements well done . . . Kx- r --l- To you —our patrons and neighbors —we wish all of the good cheer and friendly spirit of the eoining Yuletide season. May the Xc\v Year be one of success in all of your endeavors as uell as a year of health and for you and yours. And along with oursinccrcsl wishes for ihc well- being of our friends — we offer a prayer lluil lire future be one of prosperity and enduring peace. Wade Furniture Co

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