KULPSVILLE, Pa. -- Shoppers in stores owned by Clemens Markets here aren't just making small talk when they talk about the weather. They're talking about the prices of two frozen food items -- as determined by the previous day's high and low temperatures.
The low temperature, as reported on a local television news broadcast, becomes the next day's price of Swanson's 7-ounce turkey, chicken or beef pot pies. (Clemens set the lowest possible price of the pot pies at 10 cents.) The high