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THE GARDEN ISLAND. TUESDAY A I'll I L IK, 1918
Food Conservation Notes
DO YOU KNOW OATMEAL?
Ho you know that-outmeal makes
delicious pudding and other good
Of course you know it Is a good
breakfast food, but it is even better
fixed up for dinner of supper. It
makes Excellent Puddings, Whole
some Bread and Cookies, an appetizing
Soup for a Cold Day, a Baked Dish for
Dinner In Place of Meat..
To cook oatmeal, stirlowly 2V4
cups of rolled oats into five cups' of
boiling water which has in it 2 tea
spoons of salt. Cook for one hour or
over night in a double boiler or flre
less cooker. This will serve five peo
ple. If you want it for two meals,
cook twice the amount to save time
Try one when you have a light din
ner or supper.
2 cups cooked oatmeal
4 apples cut up small.
Vt, teaspoon cinnamon.
2 cups cooked oatmeal.
V4 cup molasses.
Mix and bake for one-half hour.
Serve hot or cold. Any dried or fresh
fruits, dates, or ground peanuts may
be u.ied instead of apples. Either will
serve five people.
With bread and dessert It is enough
for lunch or supper.
2Va quarts water.
1V4 cups rolled oats.
5 potatoes cut in small pieces.
2 onions, sliced.
2 tablespoons flour.
2 tablespoons fat.
Boll the water and add the oatmeal,
potatoes and onion i taMoapoon of
Bait and V4 teaspoon pepper. Cook
for one-half hour. Brown the flour
with the fat an add to the soup. Cook
until thick. One cup of tomato adds
to the flavor. Serves five people.
is delicious with all meals try it.
1 cup milk or water.
1 teaspoon salt.
2V6 cups wheat flour.
1-3 yeast cake.
1 cup rolled oats.
Scald the liquid, add salt and pour
over the oats, cool half an hour, add
the yeast mixed with 4 cup lukewarm
water, and the flour. Knead and let
riBe until double the size. Knead
again and let rise in the pan until the
size is doubled. Bake in a moderate
oven for 50 minutes. Makes one loaf
weighing IVi pounds.
Spiced Oatmeal Cakes
The whole family will like these, and
they are easily made.
V2 cups flour.
cup cooked oatmeal.
Yt cup sugar.
Vi cup ratlins.
V teaspoon soda.
2 teaspoon baking powder.
3 tablespoons fat.
V cup molasses.
Heat the molasses and fat to boil
ing. Mix with all the other materials.
Bake in muffin pans 30 minutes. This
makes 12 cakes.
Scotch Oat Crackers
2 cups rolled oats.
V cup milk.
Vi cup molasses.
1 tablespoons fat.
4 teaspoon soda.
1 teaspoon salt.
Grind or crush the oats and mix
with tJie other materials. Roll out in
a thin sheet and cut in squares. Bake
for 20 minutes in a moderate oven.
Makes 3 dozen crackers.
Baked Oatmeal and Nuts
2 cups cooked oatmeal.
1 cup crushed peanuts.
1 teaspoon vinegar.
Vi teaspoon pepper.
2 Ms teaspoons salt.
- Mix together and bake in greased
pan 15 minutes. This is enough for
BUY A BOND
A NEW WHEAT SUBSTITUTE
Kapaia Store has originated a very
excellent new meal or flour which
promises to find favor as a breakfast
serial and as a bread and pastry sub
stitute for wheat flour. It is made
from Egyptian corn or millet, a grain
akin to lorn which comes originally
from India and Northern Africa, and
which is largely used in many coun
tries as a staple article of food. The
grain is much smaller than corn, like
a very small pea, pearly gray, and
much more readily convertible into
meal or flour than corn.
We would recommend our readers
to try it; if their taste tallies with
ours they will find It delicious. At
present the supply comes from the
Coast, but there is no reason why we
might not raise it ourselves it grows
readily and does particularly well in
tropical countries such as ours.
BUY A BOND
If you run your household on three
pounds of sugar a mouth per person,
when full comes the grocer won't have
to hang up the sign "No Sugar."
The Letter He Wrote Home
The greatest foreign correspondent
can only sigh with envy of the humb
lest boy at the front. For the great
est article he ever wrote, based on
no matter what exhaustive investiga
tion, pill carry no authority whatever
beside "my boy Jim's letter."
Those letters from France how
much htey reveal in spite of the cen
sor. The spirit of the boys in the
trenches, the way they are greeted
and treated in that foreign '.and, and
the character of their new friends
there all come out in vivid flashes.
One thing that is strikingly revealed
in the following group of letters,
copied from the home papers in which
they have appeared, is the food con
ditions in France and England. That
they add a message of good cheer
among the troops is only as it should
be, for the soldier fighting for any land
Is entitled to the best that land can
The flrBt letter was written on
Christmas day, but it runs the gamut
all the way from holiday festivities
to bleakest lack:
Somewhere in France,
Dec. 25, 1917.
Dear George: We are billeted in a
little French village near eonugh to
the front to have to observe the usual
precautions regarding aeroplane raids,
the military force coming by only
last night and making 11s put out our
lights at an early hour because of a
Company I kitchen is directly be
neath my window and for a long time
this afternoon I watched the men get
ting their Christmas dinner. There
was turkey and mince pie for every
man, for it is written in the army
regulations, but God knows how Uncle
Sam contrived to do it in this out , of
the way corner of the world.
No one will ever know how much
these people have suffered over here
and we are their only hope. We can
only pray that we are not too late. It
will be an unthinkable tragedy if all
their sacrifices are in vain. I hope the
folks back home will shake a leg and
keep up the good work they seem to
be doing according to the meagre
press reports we get. It seems
strange to come to a place where it is
absolutely impossible to obtain the
things we have always regarded as
necessities. We are off in the country,
yet we never get milk or eggs. You
Can't buy them at any price.
You have doubtless seen cartoons
showing a man wearing a small lump
of coal in place of a diamond shirt
stud, or putting an egg in the safe de
posit vault. I have lived to see such
conditions in reality. At one place
I was billited with a woman over
seventy years old, there was a little
lump of coal which reposed on a shelf
in front of the stove. She burned
twigs and looked at the coal to keep
warm. One day she dug down behind
some papers in a cupboard and pulled
out an egg, which she showed me
with all the pride in possessing a
diamond necklace. She said she was
saving it for some day when she was
Another, convalescing in a Paris
hospital, and going one day to the
Hotel des Invalides, to see the ex
hibition of German trophies, writes:
"In the lounging room downstairs
American ladies are serving chocolate
and sandwiches; and what do you
suppose the latter are made of? Real
white bread, the first' I have tasted
since leaving England. Where and
how they obtained it they, alone
know; and I am sure they will not
Or can you find a more definite
statement on food than this?
"Although but recently arrived, I
already buRln to have a realization of
how terrible this war is to those
actively engaged in it. You in the
United States have no idea what these
people in England and France are
sacrificing. Sugar is an unknown
quantity. Why, the undissolved sugar
In the bottoms of the coffee cups in
the United States would be a Godsend
to us all over here. Food is so scarce
that even the sale of it is regulated,
and takes place only at certain
hours. I cannot make too strong an
appeal to those at home to conserve
food and thus help out in the United
States. It is not necessary to cut
yourselves short. If the American
people will merely plan so that not a
crumb is wasted, it will help an un
told amount, I am sure. Do tell peo
ple, when they talk of wanting to help,
that they can help very materially by
seeing to it that each one personally
does not waste any food, and if each
will only do his or her bit the effort
will soon be felt over here."
The nexMetter gives some idea of
the suffering among the children. Of
course our boys did what they could
for them on Christmas day. They
would not have been true Americans
if they hadn't. And equally, of course,
we must do all we can for all the child
ren .who are suffering for the Allied
cause. We wouldn't be true Ameri
cans if we didn't.
"We are not in the trenches now,
and I don't think we will be before
spring. I like France fine so far, and
the people are the very best. I am
glad I am over here, doing my bit for
You in America cannot imagine
what the French people are going
through with. There is hardly a
family but what has Jost father or
brother, and some have lost both.
Children are cold and hungry. Our
company is going to give every boy
and girl in this town a present for
Christmas, and God knows they nee. I
The briefest comment of all tells
very much more than its writer ever
dreamed. "The French people," he
says, "treat us very fine, though they
all seem poor." That from one of the
world's most prosperous countries!
Yet. in the midst of their sudden and
terrible impoverishment, the testimony
is that they "treat us (our boys are us)
very fine." What can we do that is
"fine" o repay them, except send
the the food they need for their nat
ion'e life, food to enlarge teh uuagre
store that they have boon bo. gener
ously sharing with our hovs?
BUY A BOND
Hawaii's First Auto Show
llonolulu, April 15 Plans will be
poifected within the next week by
llonolulu dealers for Hawaii's First
Automobile Show, to take place in
conjunction with the Territorial Fair,
Jufle 10 to 15. A committee was ap
pointed this week representing all deal
ers in motor cars, accessories, motor
cycles and oils and greases, to prepare
plans and determine the slzeand ar
rangements which, will be required.
The Automobile Show will be held
at Kapiolanl Park, within the Fair
grounds, under canvas provided by
the Fair Commission through teh
.courtesy of the Army. The firms
have been advised that several Army
chaplain's large wall tents are avail
able, these to be placed together in
form most suitable for the big display.
FOUR SPEEDS FOR THE FORO!
Think of it, you Ford owners! Four speeds forward,
giving a wide range of gear ratios. Sufficient for
every conceivable toad, load, speed or condition.
Yes, the Waimea Garage Can Do it!
We Accomplish it by Installing an
We Don't Sell the Ford, but we Don't
Knock it. We can Improve it for You.
Under the two-speed plan, the Ford is cither straining its vitals out on
high, or racing its head oft and burning up on low.
Under the handicap of but two speeds your Fold is forced too hard, thus
shortening Its life, and making its up-kecp rr.ors expensive.
But with the Auxiliary Transmision
NO HILL IS TOO STEEP
. NO UT IS TOO DEEV '
NO LOAT) IS TOO HEAVY
Some Brag, Eh? It's Up to Us to Live
up to the . Brag. Bring Your Machine.
Well do the Rest. '
Four gear ratios are available. All high-class cars are equipped with
four-speed transmission. Manufacturers know that a less number of speeds
will not cover all running and load requirements. If you put on your Ford
this Auxiliary Transmission, it will pull you out of any hole, take you up any
hill, pull twice the load (if you ire using a Ford truck with trailer), ami
do better work all round.
it? Ccme in and see.
This transmission provides a Positive Neutral Point,
itation, but a constant pull.
But with the Auxiliary Transmission
You save oil,
You save fuel,
You save tires,
You save trouble,
Maybe it's a tough, steep hill. Possibly a bad stretch of road (ever
run onto anything like that?) Your low speed may have been too low, your
high may have been too high. An intermediate gear would havo been just
the thing, wouldn't it?
There are Two' New Front End Models
Has four speeds forward. One end Is
the other end bolts to the drive shaft
in each end. In the Underdrive you
Low, 18 to 1
Second, 10 to 1
The fourth is the high (direct drive on this gear). The Underdrive is
preferable for pulling heavy loads, for hilly countries, bwl road conditions,
or 'for Ford Trucks.
A shift of lever, and you have an Intermediate gear, and can climb hills,
pull through sand, or over bad roads, at from 2 to 18 miles an hour, using the
Ford high speed clutch.
This drive gives the following
Second, 7 to 1 .
The third gear is direct drive.
No change whatever Is made In the Ford transmission. You don't
have to build your car over. We simply take out the drive shaft, tubes and
radius rods, and install the Auxiliary Transmission in their place.
The bearings are high-speed velvet bronze.
Price, only $75 installed. You don't have to bother with it. Bring your
old car, and ride away with an increased speed, equipped to go up the steep
est grade, without cough, sneeze or balk.
W. O. CROWELL, Prop.
The Autonioliile Show probably will
have its luc.iMun diiodly bark of tin;
grandstand nt the race track, between
that structure nnd the main entrance
to the fair grounds. Here is ample
space for n motor car exhibit of im
pressive magnitude such as the deal
ers declare they Intend presenting.
The men Interested predict the
forthcoming exhibit v.-ill prove the
inaugural of the anniiul Automobile
Show as a permanent feature of that
Industry in the Islands. They say
the motor car business has assumed
a position only less Important In the
life of the Island people generally
than the production of sugnr and pine
apples. Several firms already have cabloi
mainland factories for special displays,
used in mid-winter nutomobilu shows
through Eastern cities, to be shipped
to Honolulu in time for exhibit at the
local manifestatin. Unuuual liVhti.:.-;
and decorative features are to be uti
lized, the firms pparing no means in
an effort to present a brilliant and
most attractive feature.
p i &
No drag, no hes-
have Better performance
have better satisfaction
get better results
get increased economy
bolted to the Ford Transmission case,
universal flange. Only four bolts
have the following gear ratios:
Third, 6 7-10 to 1
Fourth, 3 7:11 to 1
approximate gear ratios:
Third, 3 7-11 to 1
Fourth, 2 1-2 to 1
The fourth is high.
R. N. OLIVER, Mgr.
C. W. SPITZ, Prop.
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