Answers on Share
The Meat Program
Poultry and Fish Not Includ
ed in Voluntary Ration
ing Plan So Far
"Hie following is a list of answers
to questions which have recently
been raised concerning the "Share
the Meat" program:
Q Does the 2 1-2 pound allotment
include luncheon meats?
Q Are coupons going to be used?
A Not at present. When ration
books have been printed and dis
tributed and meat placed on a ra
tioning basis, coupons will be used.
Q How is the amount purchased
now going to be controlled?
A On f purely voluntary and pa
Q Will families consisting of only
two adults be able to buy large sized
A Yes, but if its weight is five
pounds or more they will not be
able to eat any other kind of meat
during the week.
Q Will prices be controlled?
A Yes. They have been controlled
since last spring.
Q Does the ration allowance in
elude dinner guests?
A. No. Dinner guests are expect
ed to deduct what they eat at your
home from their personal allow
Q How much will invalids get?
A Whatever the doctor has pre
scribed, whether the amount is
above or below 2 1-2 pounds week
Q How much will children get?
A Children below six years of age
are entitled to 3-4 of a pound week
ly. Children between six and twelve
may receive 1 1-2 pounds. All above
that age, including adults, are en
titled to the weekly 2 1-2 pounds.
Q Are light meat eaters entitled
to get meat?
A They are expected, of course,
to stay within their share.
Q Does the 2 1-2 pounds include
fats and bones?
Q Does the Share-the-Meat pro
gram call for 2 1-2 pounds weekly
of each kind of meat or of all meats?
A All beef, veal, lamb, mutton tak
en from the dressed carcass.
Q Can a person get the kinds of
meats he wants or must he take
what is left over?
A He can order the kind of meat
he wants and if the butcher has it,
he will receive it. It is suggested that
women working in war plants place
their orders ahead of time so that
they will be sure to receive the kind
of cuts they desire.
Q Can one buy a large amount of
meat from farmers and keep it?
A Yes, but they are expected to
limit themselves to their fair week
ly share of 2 1-2 pounds.
Q Are those who raise their own
meat supply also expected to "share
Q What are the regulations in re
gard to eating meat in restaurants?
'Praise the Lord'?
It has been revealed that the real
author of the famous phrase,"Praise
the Lord and pass the ammunition"
is Lieut. Howell Forgy (above), 34,
of Haddonfield, N. J. The ex-foot
ball playing naval chaplain, attached
to a cruiser at Pearl Harbor used
the phrase to encourage men as
they passed shells by hand to fight
off the Japs.
State College Hints
For Farm Homes
By RUTH CURRENT
Today's storage is tomorrow's din
ner. Don't store glass jars of fruits
and vegetables (1) in hot places, (2)
in damp places, (3) in bright places,
(4) on weak shelves.
Fresh fruits and vegetables should
be stored in a way that will preserve
their attractive colors, their fresh
flavors, and their health-giving nu
The most useful cellar will be
large enough to hold canned goods
as well as potatoes, turnips, beets,
carrots, cabbage, celery, onions, and
apples. Cellar, cave, and pit storage
are cheap and effective for many
vegetables. In storage cellars or
caves, shelves, bins, or stacked crates
may be used to conserve space and
provide for free circulation of air
around fruits and vegetables.
What foods build strong muscles?
Milk, eggs, meat, cheese, dried beans
and peas. These foods not only build
muscles but help keep muscles in
Do milk, eggs, meat, dried beans
and peas have any other value in
the diet'1 Yes, they help safeguard
the health of the body. They are some
of the "protective" foods rich in min
erals and vitamins.
A Restaurant menus will indicate
the weight of the meat portion serv
ed and the patron wlil accordingl>
deduct this from his weekly ullow
Q Will chicken be shared undci
the 2 1-2 pound allowance?
Q Will fish be shared under the
2 1-2 pound allowance?
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