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ALL PERSONS WON'T T!
If a housewife has a knowledge of
food values she can set her table with
nutritious meals for a moderate sum
even under the present pressure of
prices. Today's lesson is another in
The Day Book's college course in
home economics, and is" by . Frances
Brown, expert belonging to the staff
of the Kansas State Agricultural col
lege, explaining principles every
home maker will profit by remembering.
BY FRANCES BROWN
Department of Household Econom
ics, Kansas State Agricultural
Whenever the housewife's atten
tion is directed toward the selection
of the proper diet for her family she
must necessarily consider, at least,
the four phases of the subject; prin
ciples, preparation, proportion and
The food must supply to the body
building material, both for. growth
and repair. It must also furnish en
ergy with which to keep the body
warm and furnish motive power.
If it is to do these things, food tak
en into the body must contain those
substances which will furnish the
necessary nutrients for them. A cer
tain amount of our diet must be ni
trogenous in order that our body
may grow and repair its worn-out
tissues. Such foods as' meat, milk,
eggs and cheese together with the
legumes (beans and peas) and many
of the nuts are rich in nitrogen and
. Fats and oils are one of the most
concentrated sources of energy.
Grains and starchy vegetables, to
gether with sugar and some of our
fruits, furnish us a plentiful source'
of energy-building products, while
fruits and vegetables contain mineral
matter, flavoring substances, pure
water and bulk.
All of these various principles are
iRIVE ON SAME FOODS
necessary in the diet and we cannot
afford to leave out even one of them.
The careful housewife will, there
fore, make it a point to select food
stuffs with regard to their nutritive1
All persons would not thrive on the
very same food materials, though
they might have ever so high a nu
Preference in Foods
Personality enters 'into the value
of foods in the body. It is a fact food
taken with pleasure is more easily
and fully digested than that taken'
under less favorable conditions.
It is necessary that we should
learn to prepare our foods so they
will prove appetizing as well as of
the greatest possible food value. In
the preparation of the food the care
ful housewife will study the best
methods so the nutrients contained
in the food may be rendered more
available, and at the same time made
as palatable as possible; nor will she
overlook the manner of serving food
in an attractive manner.
WANT "U" MEN FOR OFFICERS
University men are wanted for first
and second lieutenants in the offi
cers' reserve corps: CoL Arthur
Thayer and Col. Julius Penn, U. S. A.,
who are in charge of that work in
the central dep't, say the campaign
is aimed at undergraduates of the
universities of Illinois, Wisconsin,
Purdue, Missouri, Iowa, Minnesota
and practically all high-class agricul
tural and military colleges in the
In April officers will bring the mat
ter personally before prospective
candidates and urge them to apply
HYDE PARK H. S. LINES UP
Hyde Park high school has- com- '
pleted the enrollment for five com
panies allotted the school in the mili
tary training class this year.