High Point Enterprise Newspaper Archives Dec 24 1973, Page 23

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High Point Enterprise (Newspaper) - December 24, 1973, High Point, North Carolina Boys in uniform get tasty food by Frank Macomber for americas thousands of fighting men around the world Christmas dinner this year will be the same Turkey and Ham affair of past Yule seasons but there will be one great difference for the first time in a decade no american combat personnel will be digging into his a or her a Christmas meal in Vietnam. However some 40,000 officers and men attached to the 7th air Force in Thailand a poised to move in on command if Congress and the president determine they Are needed to wipe out new Indochina trouble spots a will Dine on Christmas fare a Long Way from Home. So will the officers and men serving with nato forces in Europe and those at far Flung . Outposts in scattered parts of the Globe. Some american bases Are so Remote their Christmas dinners will be flown in by helicopter. Men aboard ships of the Pacific. Atlantic and the sixth Fleet in the Mediterranean traditionally fare Well at Christmas time for Navy Cooks Are noted for planning their Yule meals far ahead from soup to a you guessed it a salted nuts. Pentagon officials say no special plans Are being made this year for the Christmas meal the first in uniform for thousands of volunteers who have enlisted in one of the economist predicts Price trend Raleigh a although it is unlikely that food prices will go Down much in 1974, it is also unlikely that they will raise As rapidly As they did this past year notes mrs. Ruby Uzzle. Extension consumer marketing economist North Carolina state i diversity. Taking a closer look at food costs mrs. Tazzle observes that beef and pork supplies and prices will probably average about the same As they did in 1973. Feed Gram prices and labor remain High and livestock poultry and egg supplies Are not Overly Large she explains egg supplies Are expected to increase by 3 or 4 per cent in 1974 retail egg prices should average about the same As in 1973. Being higher during the first half of the year and lower during the last half broiler prices will continue to be attractive in comparison to other meat products. Turkey prices Are expected to be Strong Early in 1974 and decline later on a milk and milk product prices will remain at present High Levels the specialist adds a and May climb even higher before the end of 1974.�?� fresh produce supplies and prices will about equal 1973 Levels. But shoppers May find higher prices on processed fruits and vegetables. American Consumers will Likely face retail food prices considerably higher to years from now than they Are today. In the Long run however it is quite Likely that personal incomes will continue to gain relative to food prices. Services since the All Volunteer . Force came into being last july i. American servicemen always eat Well at thanksgiving and Christmas time a even when they re living in Foxholes or base Camps in a combat zone a because 25 per cent in additional funds is poured into the Pentagon a Holiday meal Kitty. At some bases there will be Only Turkey but at others there is Likely to be a Choice of Turkey or Ham and perhaps roast beef in a few instances. Rear . William Thompson. Us. Chief of Navy Public affairs discussing the Christmas meal not Only for his service but for others As Well says higher prices for meat vegetables fruit and canned goods will have no Impact on the Christmas dinner portions dealt out to servicemen a in wartime or peacetime americans in uniform Are going to eat Well All year but especially during the holidays a the Admiral insists. A they deserve nothing less to fill their stomachs and the void created by being away from families and friends at a time for rejoicing. Soup and fruit cocktails Are traditional a self starters at a typical Christmas meal in the Barracks on shipboard or the officers mess. Diced Apple salad is another favorite a especially if it is sprinkled liberally with marshmallows. Most americans like potatoes so it la be mashed spuds this year As in the past along with Sweet potatoes or yams for those who prefer them. Inside each Turkey will be a sort of a a Neutral dressing a not too much Sage or other spices so everybody can dig in. Of Ham is served there usually Are candied apples or pineapple to add an extra fillip vegetables a fresh whenever possible a include Green Beans carrots or maybe a combination of the two depending on the Cooke a pleasure. Some military Cooks Are partial to Little Pearl onions. Ice Cream and sometimes Fruitcake Are top off desserts with the same beverages you get aboard an Airliner a Coffee Tea or milk. While the services a especially the Navy a have liberalized Many of their rules and customs in the last few years. Defense officials say this has t changed tradition a and Christmas the american i is tradition at its Best. K t Western sizzling Steak House sirloin $ i 79 Steak 11 a in in 11 . Daily luncheon special 1.29 11 . To 4 take out service a f banquet rooms available z 800 n main pm. 88s-8454 a wow we will be closed on Christmas Day so our employees can be Home with their families. It be u a Smithfield Hampton a. Portsmouth a. Richmond a. Lynchburg a. A. Beach a. Bristol a. Food s company Newport news a. Norfolk a. Petersburg a. Roanoke a. Martinsville a. Fairfax county a. Raleigh n. C. High Point n. C. Fayetteville n. C. Washington n. C. Burlington n. C. Wilson . Rocky mount n. C. Winston Salem . Kingsport Tenn. Johnson . High Point Enterprise monday december 24,19<j lits Sale starts wednesday at 10 . Alter Christmas Sale contemporary sportswear is off Reg. 17.00 to 60.00 regular merchandise from leading designers. Wool Slacks in gabardine flannel and knits. Sweaters shirts skirts jackets and blazers. Sizes 8 through 16. Ass 112 233 misses half size dresses v3v2 Reg 34.00 to 158.00 jacket dresses Long dresses and formals along with current style dresses. Racks rom our regular Stock. Sizes 6 to 20 and 12 i to 24�?T. Keep warm in style pantsuits off off Reg. 56.00 to 100.00 reduced for clearance. Two three and four piece pantsuits for All occasions. Dressy sporty and casual. They re a must for this Winter. Sizes 8 to 18 and 12 or to 24fc. Savings on famous name knitted sportswear Junior Wool sweaters /3 i/2 1/3 off off Reg. 12.00 to 28 nov neck cardigans and pullovers plus an assortment of novelties. Also in acrylic and Durene. Junior Small medium Large. I Reg. 18.00 to 50.00 Beautiful blend of polyester Wool and silk. Slacks skirts vests Cardigan lockets blazers Long sleeve and sleeveless blouses. Solids checks and argyles in Brown Camel Black Grey Blue and Burgundy. Sizes 8 to 18. Shopping is quicker easier too with a thalhimer charge or a master charge. V x i x a for juniors Wool pants i amp s ii were 19.00 to 25.00 9 99 life stride socialites so and our famous imports. Navy Camel Brown smooth and Patent Black. Low mid High heels. One group ladies sport casual shoes Reg. 18.00 to 21 of a great assortment of colors in solids and plaids. Sizes 5 to 13._ were 16.00 to 28.00 9 99 to 16 99 Junior fashions 1/2 / my Price Reg. 24.00 to 58.00 choose from warm fall dresses jacket dresses and pantsuits. One group on Sale at 1/3 off. French room fashions cobblers so miss America and imports. Brown Navy red Camel and Black Low to mid heels. Group ladies boots some pile lined v2 reduced up to my More Reg. 28.00 185.00 1/3 to 1/2 off and More. Rack of fall dresses costumes pantsuits and formals. Sizes 6-18 and half sizes. 15.00 to 32.00 values 9 99 to 17 99 smooth leather blk or Brown crinkle Patent. White Brown Navy Black. Group girls shoes boots and clogs we will close today at 5 30. Closed tuesday. I a99 g99 shop wednesday through saturday 10/9 were 6.00 to 18.00 Fomous makers. Also Waterproof tote boots in Block or red. Were 5.00, now 1.99. 12 41-j a a a

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