HAM AND EGGS
RISE IN PRICE
Cheese Goes Up; Butter
Comes Down; Other
Washington housewives will have
to pay more for their breakfasts of
ham and eggs during the next week,
according: to the fair price list Is
sued yesterday by the local Food
?Administration. Cheese also went
but butter and lard gave the
.Housekeeper some relief when they
I* stopped climbing- and both dropped.
Select fresh eggs, quoted on the
list as weighing: not less than 34
(Ounces, per dosen. jumped up one
cent a dozen, this week's price be
ing set at 73 cents. Cold storage
eggs also went up one cent, reach
ing a mark of 56 cents per dozen.
Whole standard hams showed ffn in
crease over last week's price when
they were quoted at 38 to 40 cents
per pound. Last week's price was
36 to 3S. The price of American
whole milk cheese shows the big
gest increase, jumping two cents
per pound. Last week the price was
34 to 39 cents per pound, while this
week it is 35 to 41 cents. In half
pound lots, the cheese jumped one
cent, to 31 cents.
The most surprising development of
the week was the reduction In the
price of butter. Best creamery but
ter. quoted last week at 64 to 69 cents
per pound, came down to 64 to
cents per pound. This, while It is
only a decrease of one cent in the
Maximum price, is taken by most
people as indicating the stopping of
the general rise in prices Officials
here had practically become resigned
to an advance as high as 31 per pound
when the wholesale price fell from 63
to 63 cents per pound. Administration
officials declared yesterday that this
was probably due to the strict inves
tigation of storage which Is being
made throughout the country. Lard
also showed a decrease of one cent a
pound, being quoted at 31 to 35 cents.
To Display Prlro*.
Hope that the long delayed plan to
regulate the prices of meat was voiced
*?y officials yesterday. The black
boards which are to be displayed in
the butcher shops and upon which the
day's prices are to be shown, will be
ready for distribution the latter
part of the week, it was declare 1 yes
terday. It has taken about six months
to formulate the plans and it Is hoped
that it will be of material advantage
to the purchaser.
It is also hoped that it will tend to
curb the practice of some Washington
butchers to sell goat meat as lamb
and charge lamb prices for it. One
case of this kind is before the F K)d
Administration now and it is expected
that definite action will be taken
against the offender before the end
of the week.
Another food dealer has been hallea
before the administration charged
with wasting food. In view of the
recent request of the National Food
Administration for strict conservation
it is probable that severe punishment
will be meted out in this case. Three j
other dealers are to be heard by the
administration on charges of violating
ttwrice quotations on|the fair price I
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DRINK NOT WATER
Don't eat a bite of breakfast until yon drink| a
glass of hot water, says authority
Says a glass of hot water with a teaspoonful
limestone phosphate in it washes
from system, and makes one
clean, sweet and fresh.
Why is man and woman, half
the time, feeling nervous, despon
dent, worried; some days head
achy, dull and unstrung; some
days really incapacitated by ill
If we all would practicc the
drinking of phosphated hot water
before breakfast, what a gratify
ing change would take place. In
stead of thousands of half-sick,
anaemic-looking souls with pasty,
muddy complexions we should see
crowds of happy, healthy, rosy
cheeked people everywhere. The
reason is that the human system
does not rid itself each day of all
the waste it accumulates under
our present mode of living. For
every ounce of food and drink
taken into the system nearly an
ounce of waste material must be
carried out, else it ferments and
forms ptomaine-like poisons in
the bowels which are absorbed,
into the blood.
Just as necessary as ft is to
clean the ashes from the furnace
each dav> before the fire will burn,
bright and hot, so we must each.
morning clear thp
of the previous d
tion of indigesti
body toxins. Me:
whethei eick or w
to drink each m
breakfast, a glas
water with a teasp
stone phosphate in
less means of wa
the stomach, liver,
bowels the indigest
waste, sour bile an
fying the entire alii
before putting more
Millions of peo
their turn at consti,
attacks, acid stomac
"nervous days and si
have become real c
quarter pound of li
phate will not cost
drug store, but is ,
demonstrate to anyon
ing sweetening and
effect upon the ays
THE HEBALD BCREAC.
A. 8. Doniphan.
727 Kin* KtrttL
Alexandria. Va., Oct 29.?The
churches here, which were closed a
month ago owing to the epidemic of
influenza, will be reopened Sunday.
Schools, moving picture establish
ments and other places, also closed at
the same time, will be reopened next
The epidemic here has about sub
sided. and today Dr. H. C. Robics.
acting health officer in charge, today
issued orders for the reopening cf
The health department has issued;
instructions for the disinfecting of!
these places before they are reopened.
The order for the closing of these
places was issaed October 3. The
schools were closed the day the order
The news that the places are to be
reopened next week was received
with gratification. The epidemic has
about run its course here, and most
of those suffering from the disease
are reported to be rapidly recover
Miss Jessica Callahan. eldest
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles H. i
Callahan, died at 7:30 o'clock this j
morning at the residence of her par- j
ents, 213 South Fairfax street, of I
The deceased several weeks ago j
was one of the first of six volun
teers to go to Camp Humphreys to j
assist in nursing soldiers who were
down with influenza. After being]
at the camp a few days she was i
taken ill and returned home. She
contracted influenza which devel
oped into pneumonia.
She was an active worker in Ma
sonic circles and also a member of i
Martha Washington Chapter, No. 43,!
Order of Eastern Star, and conduc- i
treaa of that organization and for- i
roerly secretary of the same. The ar- j
rangements for the funeral have not
been completed. ?
Albert Henderson, fifty years old.
a former resident of this city, drop
ped dead this morning In Bethlehem, !
Pa., where he had gone to transact
business for the Labor Buretu
Board. He had been in that city
for the past three weeks. Mr. Hen
derson was formerly connected with
the Southern Railway Company,
later for the tariff bureau of the
Interstate Commerce Commission,
and subsequently he was employed
as general traffic manager of the
American Agricultural Chemical
Company. He is survived by his
wife, who was Miss Olive Crook, of
this city, together with a sister and
brother, Mrs. Percy E. Clift and
Stephen M. Rldgely. 71 years old.
died at 5 o'clock this morning at the
residence of his son. K. Gorman Ridge
i ly, JOS South Columbus street, of In
fluenza. He was a retired farmer
and was a native of Howard County.
Md. He is survived by two sons. E.
Oormon Rldgely. this city; Stephen
Rldgely. now in France, and Mrs.
C. M. Parks. Covington. Ky. The
body will be ship^ped tomorrow to
Eillcott City, Md.. for burial.
Miss Virginia Kirby died this morn
ing at the residence of her sister. Mrs
John R West, 625 South Alfred street.
The body will be shipped to Baltimore
There was a total of 4.5frJ men reg
istered here in the recent draft. The
local draft board has classified the
men and arranged them according to
their serial numbers as drawn in
Washington. The board Is now ready
for the first call to be Issued. Ques
tionnaires. it is expected, soon will be
sent to the older men who are to be
sent to cantonments Just as soon as
the supply of young men is exhausted.
It is expected that all men in class
one. both young and old. will be in
the army not later than January 1.
The Episcopal Theological Seminary
and the Episcopal High School, of
Virginia, which have been closed
owing to the epidemic of influenza,
will reopen for studies tomorrow
A shed on fire in the yard of the
residence of Mrs. Mary A. Sweeney.
406 Prince street, brought out the Arc
department this afternoon and a
false alarm of Are at 8:30 o'clock to
night again brought out the depart
A Joint meeting of the committee
on police and the police board will be
held at 8 o'clock tomorrow night to
discuss the question of increasing the
The funeral of Mrs. Harry Butcher
will take place at 4 o'clock Wednes
day afternoon from the residence of
her parents, Capt. and Mrs. George
| E. Lay cock. 416 South Lee street.
Martin W. Williams, two months
old. son of Mr. and Mrs. Harvey W.
Williams, of 227 North Pitt street,
died yesterday afternoon at the Al
exandria Hospital of influenza.
LOWER GRADE COTTON
TO BE USED FOR ARMY
The cotton section of the War In- j
dustries Board announced yesterday |
that, with the co-operation of the j
purchasing departments of the gov
ernment. and cotton manufacturers. I
new policies designed to place in
manufacture a greater amount of
grade* of cotton below the claps
known an middling, are now ef
The new policies set forth that
some manufacturers are using a
grade of raw cotton higher than is
necessary to meet government
needs: that in the future cotton
goods sold the government will be <
judged solely on the basis of j
whether the product comes within
the contract requirements as to
strength and serviceability and not
by the quality of raw cotton used;
and that manufacturers of goods for
the civilian trade will be required
to use the name or lower grades of
cotton for the production of classes
of goods similar to those used by
the army and navy.
A Timely Family.
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a minute man.
Podge And you?
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FEAR RESPONSIBLE FOR
SPREAD OF INFLUENZA
Des Moines Health Authorities Believe Appli-i
cation of Christian Science Principles
Would Check Disease. ?
I Des Moines. Iowa, Oct. 29.?A course
in common sense and the basic ideas
, of Christian Science, and an editorial
! policy for newspapers directed against
fear, was urged at a meeting here j
recently of a committee of business i
and professional men which have vir
tually been in charge of the city dur- i
ing the so-called Spanish influenza
epidemic. Dr. W. C. Witte. city sani- ]
tarian. is chairman of the committee, i
The membership includes James R.
Hanna. former mayor; Z. C. Thorn-1
burg, superintendent of schools: C.
Herring, of the Greater Des Moines '
Committee; Marshall Miller, president i
of the Trades and I^abor Assembly; |
Ralph Faxon, secretary of the Cham
ber of Commerce; Charles Saverude,
druggist, and Drs. Granville Ryan,
R. L.. Parker and Thomas F. Duhigg.
The city has been under rigid quar
antine for a minimum period of two j
Weeks, all schools, colleges, churches, j
theaters and amusement places hav- i
ing been closed to prevent further
spread of the alleged epidemic.
flirtation Sciential* l~naffert?d.
The fact that soldiers and officers I
at Camp Dodge who are Christian i
Scientists have not been affected by .
the epidemic, was called to the com- j
mittee's attention at the meeting by I
"There is no question." said Dr.
Witte. "that by a right attitud^ of j
mind these people have kept them- |
selves from illness. I have no doubt \
that many persona have contracted j
the disease through fear.
"People can deceive themselves into j
thinking they have any disease on the
calendar, and doubtless many of them
have thought themselves into their,
A recommendation that newspapers.
prepare editorials citing the immunity'
which Christian Scientists enjoy lrom
influenza, and urging the use of com
mon sense and a calm attitude of}
mind in conquering fear of infection,
was made by H. W. Byers. corpora
tion counsel for the city. The rec
ommendation was indorsed by the i!
committee as a whole, and newspapers
were asked to quote the committee to i
"Entirely too much publicity has
been given to supposed symptoms of j
the so-called Spanish influenza." was 4
Mr Byers* further comment, "and Ji
would recommend that if anything P*
printed in regard to the disease it b?
confmqg to simple preventive meaa
urea?something constructive, rathei
Prlarlplm Preserve Hrnlth.
"Fear u the firat thing to be over
come. the first step in conquering thji
epidemic.?' said Dr. Witts. "I am not
a Christian Scientist, but I believe ar
application of their principles will ma
terially aid in preserving the healt*
of this community. They did not or
iginate with the Sciensists, but are tc
be found by any one who will taiu
the trouble to read the Bible.
"In my work in infected communi
ties. I have always found SnentlMi
the first to respond to the ?lightest
suggestion of unsanitary conditions
and the first to comply with funda
mental health measures *
For Wkit Ailed Him.
The nervous wreck had exrlained
at great lengths his symptoms. All
that were described in the medical
books he had. and some besides?Sill
of which were described aI great
"Do you understand me?" he finally
asked the doctor, when he had ended
"I do." replied the doctor, "and 1*11
give you scmethinc for your pains.**
These Are Washington Cases:
George G. Warren. S912 Grant
Road N. W., says: "My kidneys1
troubled me. and I think it was
caused by a strain I received
when lifting. It was Just awful .
the way my back pained me<
for five or six years. I was
given a trial bos of L>oan's Kid-:
ney Pills, end that proved so
satisfactory I bought a supply, i
I used five boxes of Doan's ai- j
together snd I felt as if 1 had
s new hack. The trouble dis
appeared and I felt strong and
John C. Harper, city fireman.
1116 G Street 8. K.. says: "For
the last fifteen years I have
used Doan's Kidney Pills for
kidney ailments. I am exposed
to all kinds of weather, and no
doubt that Is what brings on
the attack*. At times the pains
are so severe through ray kid
neys I can hardly get up or
down. My kidney* act irregu
larly and the secretions are un
natural In pa**af?e i use
Doan's Kidney Pills. from
Fealey's Drug Store, at these
times and am always fixed up
in excellent shape."
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The Bill is Never Long
We all need pleasure and recreation, but many of us pay
too dearly for it. Continued over-eating, over-drinking, late
hours and loss of sleep gradually roll up an account that brings
sickness and enforced rest. Weak kidneys is the common
Daily backache, dizzy spells, headaches, rheumatic pains
and urinary irregularities are warnings of kidney weakness.
Neglect may lead to gravel, dropsy or Bright's disease. For
quick relief moderate the habits that have brought on the trouble
and use Doan's Kidney Pills. Doan's are used and reccommended
the world over.
Telb a Story"
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