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T'HE EVENING WOSLD, S3 AY, FSglTiLY.'6t 1920.
IEW YORK PI
1 STORAGE EGGS
OF FOOD TO-DAY
AND A YEAR AGO
Some Meats Are Cheaper, but But
ter, Eggs and Potatoes Are
rm and Market Council
Yielded to Pressure and
V t t f. i I
i Kescinaea Laoei uraer.
)EENED FRAUD DOOR.
acle New Regulations, Then
Promptly Failed to En
By P. Q. Foa.
i IfCpeclsl Food Expert Evening World.)
The frauds perpetrated on the con
qinwni at xtor&r ram tin the ITnltfM
during the pout (all and wtn-
r, tn amount of money Involved, mill
$30,000,000 over and obovo the
grata prices tha would allow a gencr
'ipsa profit to the owners and dlstrlbu
(tors. Ibe farmers In the United
relates Increased tholr flocks of laying
'Lena which resulted In the largest
production of eggs on record. Sioc-
.(ulators evxw unlimited outlets for
Jreoh egg to England and the Conti.
ment, and competed with each other
' , n ., ..
Bon, from April to July, to flit tho
asunahouses until, on Aug. 1. 1919, tho
. Molucca of the United State con
gained 7,S53,.SS coses ol thirty dozen
J TTho Evening World pointed out to
(these speculators tint the expected
f. 'export demand to England was chl
Eoerlcal. and that It would bo a physi
cal tonposwSblUty to export 2,000,000
"Sasee, even If the eggs were wonted.
ds spcoulaUvo buying compelled
anauraors In New York City alone to
an excess of 10 cents a doten.
Wakli'n Str WMk'a
Mtt. Celtmtou mm.
Olkrt A" I AM
Vtt. (M M. Ynt
rrb. 11. rb. 14.
Fresh hams . ,.10-JC 15 IS-40
Loin of porK...0.JC Jl J2-40
Pork tenderrn..C0-75 CB 60. $0
Bmokcd hams.. 10-14 IS IS-40
Fresh should's.. 25-34 it J0-S4
Dacon 28-46 18-60 12-50
Lnrd 2-28 31 12-15
Itlb roast 28-16 14 15-46
Sirloin roost... IS IS 21-40
Pot roost 21.25 10 15-42
Chuck roost... 28-15 10 2S-42
Portorhouse ...40-50 45 46-60
Blrloln steak... 11-45 11-41 40
Round steak... 40 42 40
Lamb, Icr 45-60 40 40-46
Lamb, shout'r. . 28 10 21-12
Lamb chop, rlb.18-46 60 40
Lamb, loin. .'...46-60 66 48
Lamb, shoul'r.. 10-16 16 40
Mutton, lea;.... 21-12 10
plate 14-20 18 22-26
Comcd brisket. 14-20 14-16 22-25
round 22-15 IS 18-42
Dutter, fancy.. 75 (5
Butter, print... 76-78 10 64-66
Hess, fresh.... 70-15 70-71 60-66
full cream... 40 11 40
Salvador, tea. 41 19-41 11
Chicken, roost. 42-45 60 15-18
Tow) 46-41 48 40-42
or approximately $1,000,000 on the
2,600,000 cases of cess consumed from
March 1 to Aug. 1 lant year more
111 on was warranted by the unob
utructfd laws of supply and domand.
Tho expoctexl domand from Knclnnd
did not materialize.
FARMS COUNCIL YIELDED TO
PRESSURE OF WHOLESALERS.
An association composed of whole'
sale butter and egg merchant, under
tho title of the lluttor, Cheese and
Egg Trade Association of New York.
was formed. Tee oojeei ol una asso
ciation was for the better regulation
of the dairy and egg Interests Tots
assvoiatlon retained counsel of hi eta
standing, whg succeeded on Nov. 7 in
Inducing the Council of l'arma and
Markets to rescind the refrtdaUona
enforced by John J. lMlkin, the pre
vious market noad, ana suusuiuie
another set of rules that had no
teeth. Commissioner DiHon used
every mouns at 0s disposal to have
rtorago eggs sold as suon and at a
fair iprice over the actual cost; trtit .n
order to protect trie consumers
ncalnit unfair dealers, all storage
igs removed from the original case"
had to be sruunped wltti me wora
Void storage on the shells before
they could be replaced In the same or
a different container. Ily this method
Commissioner Ulllon enauiea me con
sumers to get these eggs at lair
prices. These rules did not Impose
any hardships on the wholesaler, who
old' egg In original packages, only
the jobber and retail dealer bad to
IX was raruer strange uiai ine mer
chants who took most Interest In
having the Dillon Effff Stamping Law
annulled were wholesalers who were
not compelled to stamp the eggs when
selling In original packages; but
some of these houses acted in ins
dual capacity of receiver and Jobber,
iiJrinr iha two nruflts. and me criti
cisms levelled at the enforcement of
the stamping regulations, citing tne
Increased COM. Um lrfrVig and
waste of time, were mere subterfugea.
which became evident later when the
consumer was compelled to pay SO
cents to 11.10 a dozen for eggs that
codM have been sold at a pront at o
cents a dozen.
A meeting of tne council ox wraii
and Martlets held at Albany OcL 17.
presMd over by ex-Comnrtmioeer of
MarkeWi Day. the wKrchanta pro
tesUrl against the rule eonipeltUig
them to Mamp storage eggs on the
iheil. Itelng reinforced by aWeeoan
sel. they sueoeeded tn convincing the
council of their sincerity, and the
Dlemping daitse was dropped ana uie
foWowing rales lnasgararted mprfat
inr the sale of storage eggs, which
became effective ?Jov. 7, 111:
The Council ot Farms ana air
kts has adotrted the. following ruka
for the handling add sale of cold
storage eggs la place of and as a aub-
frtume I or e rum prrw:roea ny
a former Comnjlssloner "t Foods and
MarWetn on Nov. 1C lll. and July
24, lilt. The new rules to take effect i
-Rejlvcl. Tbat the roTJcnrlng ralnt
for the handling and sale of cold
storage eggs be and hereby are
adopted In place of and as a substi
tute for the above described rules:
No person. Arm or corporation
shall sell nr offer for sale any cold
storage eggs, unrao uic anun, wn-
. 1 n a.lr. - In whu.h . 1
sold, or are exhibited for sale. Is
marked or stamped with the words
'cold storage In plain letters at least
three-eighths of an Inch In height.
"I. Ketallers displaying cold irtor--age
eggs for sale shall keep the mark
or stamp 'cold storage' upon the con
tainer In which such eggs are dis
played or kept, la plain view of the
"2. No person, firm or corporation
selling cold storage eggs shall repre
sent, sell or advertise such eggs
otherwise than aa such.
"4. All wholesalers or Jobbers of
cold storage eggs shall deliver bills or
invoices for same to the purchaser.
sad sseb Invoice or bHt shall clearly
describe the eggs, using the words
cotd storage eggs and ever' dealer
In such eggs shall retain such Invoice
or Mil so rendered on file in his place
of business untH all the eggs covered
by such Invoice or hill are sold.
"5. The terra "cold storage eggs
shall be construed to mean eggs
which have been held In a warehouse
or other place of storage at a tem
perature at or below 45 degrees Fah
renheit for a period of thirty days or
"C. No person shall remove or erase,
or permit to be removed or erased,
any stamp or mark required by the
foregoing rules to be placed upon any
package or container while contain
ing any cold storage eggs.
"Issued by New York City Office,
State Division of Foods and Markets,
No. West Droadway, New York."
NO EFFORT EVER MADE TO
ENFORCE THE MODIFIED RULES.
These rules If enforced would have
given the consumers some measure
of protection, but tbey were simply
a oeaa letter rrom tne start as far as
guaranteeing the consumer storage
eggs at fair prices, but the inspectors
were occasionally seen In the whole
Investigation by The Evening
World In the retail stores In the up
town section did not reveal any effort
on the part of the dealers to comply
with the regulations of the Depart
ment of Farms and Markets, and
with the exception of a few of Uie
I chain stores &Q regulations were
generally Ignored, although not more
than 6 per cent, of tho eggs offered
were what is known In the trade as
fresh gnthcred eggs. Food Adminis
trator f. w. l'rlebo stated that not
over 6 per cent, of tho eggs con
sumed In November were produced tn
ithat month, yet over 100,000 coses of
tnirty dozen each wero consumed
weekly In New York City vhlch wero
sold to consumers at the highest
price then obtaining on the vdry limi
ted quantity of fresh eggs then being
It Is not the purpose of the writer
to Intimate that storage eggs should
be sold at ressonablc priced on ac
count of quality but because these
eggs are put away at a certain price
tn spring, and the only Increase to
the cost In winter should be tho stor
age charges nnd the Interest of the
capital Invested, to which may be
added a fair margin of profit to the
The perfection of modern refriger
ating machinery mokes it possible to
carry eggs In storage from April to
December without much perceptible
Impairment In quality, and Invarlnblv
these ore much superior to the eggs
produced In imoe sections of the coun
try during the -winter. Cold storage,
whilo one of our grentcet of blessing",
ran be made a tool of oppression In
tho hands of ruthless spocluators, on
In tho post season, when tho consu
mere were mulcted out of millions of
dollars by the reluctance of n Btate
department to honestly enforce the
laws with which it was intrusted.
BRONX GETS OLD FOUNTAIN.
Will lnp .1,SIS llonils to Move
City Hall Park Ornament.
When the application of Park Com
mlHioner Joseph P. Hennessy of the
Uronx for a bond Usue of 13,518, to
move the City Hall Park fountain to
Orotona Park, camo before the Doard
of Aldermen esterday. Alderman
Louts Zcltner was tho only member to
ipenk a uood word for this familiar
ornament He opposed removing the
fountain because the boys would miss
it as a bathing place in summer
Alderman Kobcrt Btarr Allyn of
llrooktyn said tho only appropriation
ne would vote for would be to cast
the fountain Into the river. Mr. Hen
ncipy said the removal would cost
more than the amount of bonds he
asked for. but the deficit would be
made up from the Ilronx budget. Ills
request was granted.
PHONE GIRL MISSING.
Only 14. Looked 20," nnd Chnma
Sny JIad I.enp Year Ambtilnn.
Mathilda Srhaff. of No. 310 Brook
Avenue, the Pronx. a telephono opera
tor at tho Madison Square Exchange,
has lccn missing since last Saturday.
Her father, Iloliert Schsff. told the
police sho Is fourteen years old, but
'looks moro ltko nineteen or twenty."
Chums of the girl, according to her
father, told him Mathilda often said
sho was "determined to go out Into the
world to seek u husband and not wall
for htm to come to me.
Popping over with dcB
Presto Popoveni t cup Prats
Ji cup milk, 1 egg, 4 teaspoon
melted butter. Mix Presto ant
milk gradually Into smooth batter.
Add egg, beaten light, and butter.
Beat with Dover beater until full of
bubbles. Bake 30 to 33 minute:'
in bot oven.
If you have no Presto Flour on
band send to your grocer for it.
Recipes in snd on every package.
World "Wants" Work Wonders.
WOMEN! "DIAMOND DYES"
TURN OLD GARMENTS NEW
Don't worry about perfect results.
Use "Diamond Dyes," guaranteed to
give a new, rich, fadeless color to
any fabric, whether It be wool, silk,
linen, cotton or mixed goods dresses,
sweaters, stockings, gloves, waists,
ribbons, feathers, draperies, coverings
The direction book with each pack
age tells how to diamond dye over
any color. You can not make a mis
take To match any material, have drug
gist show you "Diamond Dye" Color
Ibe values at
4 for $1.00
ized Lisle Seam
less Socks of
soles, heels and
4 pr. $1
and suit Co
niflBSHPtP rs Hmi
119 W 24th St.. Near 6th Ave
L The only stars thai lbs vsrstocks of
the National Cloak A Salt Co.
No unnactlan with any other stars
the values at
2 lor $1X0
Neck Vest or
tic rib; lightly
2 lor $1
lsP iPVt The National has just completed its biggest year. , ' .,-,'4
EulmmSch n "ro.m Qmon6 the biggest quantities of National Over- &&vijr . jMWf,
IfllwDrumf Wsfl3VlTft stocks this store has ever had, these, and many other equally won- C-ciV f3
iifflilpgfy U J dcrful values, were especially selected for this DOLLAR DAY Sale 26 jSltffiA v '
E5t5!w7. At Iff Hlrl'm on Thursday. Quantities limited in some cases; size ranges not always i Vk'Sa S'flraA'
1 but, tm See
THE EVENING CUP AT THE CLUB
How a man enjoys his cup of coffee at the club I Indi
viduality, full flavor, rich body these are the things
that mean ceffee to him.
In clubs, or wherever men provide their own coffee,
Yuban is the coffee they choose. Serve it in your own
home, and note the look of pleasure that lights his face.
wEW YORK cirv"
Here are Descrip
tions or Articles
1 Striped Madras
Shins. Sizes 1814-19.
2 Khaki Work Suits,
in size 13 only.
3 Corduroy Vest In
size 36 only.
4 Quilted Vest of white
5 Waitt of white
6 Khaki Tan Flannel
7 W h 1 1 e Striped
8 Coitee of blue Voile;
9 Middy of white
Linos; black tie.
10 Twill Romper Suit
in tan only,
11 Tan and white
Linene Wash Suits.
12 Wash Suit of light
13 -Wash Suits; tan or
6 Extraordinary Specials
Overalls or I
striped li a t I
terns; full out.
of blue cham
bray, In slzos
3 to 41
of knit cot
bray trim; In
Here arc descrip
tions of articles
15 Coutil Corset,
16 Coutil Corset; me
dium low bust.
17 Misses' Shoes of
18 Children's Patent
19 Child's Pumps.
20 Children's Q u n
21 Women's Canvas
23 Child's Patent.
24 Child's Chrome
25 Silk Georgette Col
lar; braid trim.
26 D r e s s of white
27 P laid Gingham
Dress, 614 years.
lore Hours, 9:00 to 5:30: Sijdav. 0i00 to 6:00. No Mail Orders FilleJ.
miles of New!
a p a rtments
on weekly or
4. Piece Queen Anne Period Suite, In American
Wslnut, conslstlno of DUFFET, CHINA CLOSET.
SERVING TADLE, DIN I NO (nwA
TADLE. 48 Inches, S ft. exten- '5YJDU
slnn; Four Pieces) at
from V.t0 up
on Our baiy
The "Milled-in-Oil" Tooth Cleanser
Massages Gums With Oil
Oil Is nn npe-olil cleanser. It lias been used since
the earliest times for massaging the body. Dut
Clilorox is the first tooth cleanser to utilize oil for
massaging gums. Clilorox Invigorates gum tissues
and stimulates blood circulation. It restores gums
to licnltliy hardness over teeth that are perfectly
clean. It snnks all Impurities from the teeth and
polishes away all deposits without scatclilng dell
ile tooth enamel. Its non-abrasive polishing
agent is "Mllled-ln-Oil" so that It can cleanse,
massage nnd polish without injury to tooth
teiinmcl. You will ultlnintely use Clilorox. Ask
for the blue and white checkered tube.
Soli Frrrviinfre Fpery Drat ''tort in Ntw York ffes fl
ULYNE LABORATORIES, Jackson, Michigan.
I MOTOR I
8EWINQ MACHINES ON CREDIT
S7 A'l EIViENT OF LIVES LOST IN WAR I
1920 World Almanac
3Cc on NOW ON SALE By CAc
IJ Stand. WAR COSTS M'HitJlJ