Galesburg Register-Mail from Galesburg, Illinois on August 1, 1973 · Page 15
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Humphrey Sees Need For World Food Pacto WASHINGTON (UPI) - Ste worldwide wave of food inflation and frantic pressure on available food supplies over the past year has dramatically demonstrated the need for world ''sharing" agreements, Sen. Hubert H. Humphrey. D-Minn i4 says i ^^^^ i ^ On the Farm Front Humphreys comment comes at a time when administration officials are saying they intend to end current temporary limits on soybean exports this fall and to avoid controls on grain exports if current 1973 harvest forecasts are borne out. In spite of these statements, grain traders had been speculating widely about the possibility of further limits on exports to avoid high prices at home. Humphrey did not directly advocate imposition of controls. But if they should be needed, he said, "we simply cannot pursue a course of imposing (them) without proper advance consultation with other nations, and in particular those who, depend on us for supply." He said every effort should be made, if limitations are needed, to reach voluntary agreements. "But more significantly, with the prospect of continued pressure on supply ... it is imperative that we enter into some form of International agreements or understandings that will face up to the need of sharing the supply without the extreme measures of sudden and unexpected mandatory controls," Humphrey added. A veteran of more than two decades of farm and international food policy activity, Humphrey said the U.S. is facing a crushing load of problems this fall including the prospect that transportation shortages may produce near- Chaotic conditions in handling this year's big harvests. He said the search for long-term solutions also should include plans to build up — in future years of surplus production — a reserve that could cushion prices in years of short supply. But for the immediate future, Humphrey said in a statement drafted for delivery in the Senate, "It is imperative that we have a policy and let the rest of the world know what it is." •<3eljB .$i>ufQ,Rgflt_st6r>MQil, GoliesbMfflr.ML Wednesday, AUQ , 1, 1973L 15 Beef Shortages Put Packers Out of Work By JAMES R. KINO United Press International Meat packers by the thou* sands were out of jobs today as a shortage of beef spread throughout the nation. Panic buyers hoarded meat in home freezers, meat distributors reported they were sold out by Tuesday, butchers turned away cu&amers—and even the White House was turned down by its beef ier. Families' Problem The American consumer was faced with prospects of elimi natiftg from family menus hamburger, steak, meatloaf, meatballs and roast beef—and eating instead cheese, pork*! grocery stores. "We are in" dire pofftV' awarding to Gerald Oilligafi, director of the meat division of the Wakefern Food Corp., a statewide group of fish, poultry and lamb chops By Tuesday, the shortage of beef still centered mostly in the processing, distributing, and wholesaling, end of the business —but several spots around the nation reported the shortage had already hit <the supermarket. In New Jersey, "beef is almost nonexistent at this straits for beef." Off W Per Cent In Baltimore, Paul Diamond, the head buyer for 10 Fcod-A- Rama supermarkets, said beef supplies are 40 per cent of normal. In Detroit, Edward Deeb, chief of the Associated Food Dealers of Michigan said the shortage to grocery shoppers was already serious and Would get critical within a week. Deeb urged President Nixon to lift the retail price freeze on beef before Sept. 12, the date announced in the President's Phase IV. economic plan. 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Difficult to Compare Michael Wachter, 19, Lincoln, said that because the farm he stayed at in Germany was smaller it was difficult to compare agriculture in Germany and the United States "Their setup was smaller so .they could feed (stock) twice a day," Wachter said. "They did a little more hand labor." "Their yield was lower, but the production costs were lower," Wachter said. "If we converted it correctly," he added, explaining the difficulty of converting German measuring systems (meters, hectares) into American ones. Melville, who will be a senior at Farmington High School said the trip convinced him to become a farmer. "It wasn't Germany, but the fact that I was away from home for six weeks. It made me appreciate home and farming itself," he said. But Melville was very impressed with the Germans he m$t and stayed with. "They're a very easy going people. Not that they are unconcerned, but they don't worry about ttie problems of everyday, which is sort of a good way to live," he said. Like to go Back "I'd like to go back," Wachter, an agricultural student at Illinois State, said. "Even though we didn't communicate (because of the language barrier), they're very nice." All three did not speak German, but managed to communicate to some degree. "We Old Settler Bash TOULON — The 96th Stark County Old Settlers celebration wiH be Aug. 3 in the courtyard, or at the Toulon High School in case of rain. Activities will get [underway at 9:30 a.m. New York psychiatrists saw a correlation between mental hospital admissions and intense sunspot disturbances. moved our hands a lot," Roselius said. Each youth was at a different farm, but they were all in Bavaria in southern Germany. After four weeks on the farms, the group toured Europe for two weeks. Roselius, a student at University of Illinois at Champaign, said, "I suppose what surprised me the most was going into a shop and seeing a 12-year-old buy beer. "They drank beer a little cooler than room temperature. I didn't have any problems getting into that habit" he said. have lost their jobs because of "complex problems that have developed in the nation's food chain and meat supply situation." He joined the meat industry in tasking Nixon to lift the ceiling on retail beef prices. Safeway announced it has laid off 79 meat wrappers in the San Francisco area because of diminishing supplies. Earlier, 85 meat cutters at Safeway's Richmond, Cailf., plant were laid off. Plant Shut Down Hormel shut down beef slaughtering operations in its Austin, Minn., packing plant for the week and curtailed operations at plants in South Dakota and Nebraska. 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