The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on October 11, 1950 · Page 14
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 14

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, October 11, 1950
Page 14
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PAGE FOURTEEN New York Man Ties Pay Check Directly To Price of Bread BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS By SAM DAWSO.V NEW YORK, CW, 11. IAP)~Pay checks are tied directly to the price of bread by a Troy, N.Y., manufacturer. He thinks this may help licit one of Inflation's big headaches— how to keep workers from feeling cheated when the cost of living Is on a soaring spree. Many paymasters will consider unworkable the idea of substituting bread for money as the basis of computing' what a worker's worth. They will call It, far-fetched, compared with General Motors' plan of tying wage rates to the bureau of labor statistics' cost of living index —B plan that has many critics in the business world. And most economists would apre (which is rarer in itself) that wages cnnnot be tied to bread alone. B^it C. \V. Kelsey, president of fiototiller, Inc.. of Troy, says that using bread as the basis of paj lias ninny advantages. He has Just told the 120 employes, who make farm and garden machinery for him, that their wace and salary checks are being stabilized on Hie basis of the- price of bread, which he says he finds to be a cent, an ounce in his city now. Employes Are Happy He says his employes are "en- thusiastic about the Idea." They at not unionized, and there is not con tract involved in the bread scheme. Kelsey says he wouldn't cut pay checks If bread prices dropped i litle. but, might readjust payrolls I there should be a marked deilatioi In the cost of living, if the price o bread coes up, however, he pledge- to raise wages accordingly. This Is Ihe way Kelsey says hi one-pound loaves of bread at 16 cents each. If the price of bread goes up to 17 cenu. the man's check will RO up to 547.17 so that he can still buy 281 pound loaves. If Bread I'rlees Soar Of course, if the price of breac really soared. Kelsey might, find himself with such a larsc nayrol that the price of his machinery would go up, ton. conceivably to a point out of line with competitors critics of the plan point out. TMs would be especially true If government support of farm prices kept the price of wheat products comparatively higher than the price of other items in a fimily budget. But Kelsey Ihlnks the price ol bread is sensitive to the fluctuations of business and prices generally Bread ivss eight cents a pound in into, and l(i cents today. Under KcLicy's scheme, wages should be twice what (hey were 10 years aeo. Texas Research Men Develop New Foods from Cottonseed Two new food products have been developed from cottonseed through chemurgic research studies of the Texas Engineering Experiment Station and the Cotton Research Committee of Texas. The new cottonseed foods arc a roasted nut made of French fried cottonseed kernels and a tasty sauce for flavoring soups and vegetable dishes. Though experiments with the products to date are only preliminary, Indications are (hat the products have commercial possibilities. The roasted cottonseed nut used in peanut brittle and fudge prepared by researchers. Dr. Bryant R Holland and Dr. w. W. Meinke. was judged satisfactory on freshness of taste shortly after preparation. Objective of the research with the roasted nut is to de.velop a basic application, with many avenues of use including candy making and pastry baking. Follow-up research will deal with storage qualities of products made with the cottonseed nuts. The cottonseed sauce, called "en-" sauce Is similar lo the old soy sauc" of China. Chinese families make use of the sauce with virtually every meal to flavor sm/ps and mixed vegetable dishes, much as American families sprinkle salt and pepper on foods. The cottonseed sauce produced by the station is marie up of hull-free cottonseed kernels and parched wheat, in a five to two ratio. The cottonseed and parched wheat are put through ,1 complicated fermentation process. result- Ins in the tempting sauce. Research on these products Is being conducted under the chemurgic experimentation program to develop new food uses [or cottonseed. Dr. Holland Is research chemist In charge of the Chemurgic Research Laboratory, and Dr. Mcinfce Is associate research chemist. Tile Himalaya mountains nre one of the world's major earthquake belts, according to the National Geographic Society. WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 11, 195. Phone 591 • week F~/^ ~' CHROME MIRROR REG. 1.69 Gives you glareproof vi«w of road behind. Fits easily on door edge — either side. Sale priced! VITALIZED OIL REDUCED ALL WOOL 31/4 LE. BLANKET 'CASCADE" 5/c PLASTIC-CHROME DINETTE Reg. 94.95 Fxfro warmth, exlro length in this fleecy, lofty buy with extra wide 6' rayon satin binding. Replaced if moth damaged in 5 yrs. 72x90°. 6 colorsl Thrifty housewives will buy Ihem by Ihe dozen — Ihey're thai good o vofue! 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