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keeps on decorating their garments
The lovely person pictured here is
frocked in one of the new fur trim
med afternoon gowns. The chiffon
is flesh color girdled witfi a double
wreath of marguerites in ribhon.
The oblong pockets are richly em
broidered in cubist colored beads and
spangles. The knee-deep band of .
fur is kolinsky, and the same fur is
used on collar and cuffs. The gown
is designed by Marguerite of the
Fashion Art league of America.
UNCLE SAM TELLS BIDDY BYE HOW HOUSEWIVES-CAN
SAVE $20,000,000 A YEAR
BY BIDDY BYE
Put briefly, "the waste of war" ac
counts for the high level and the con
. stant rise of food prices!
Analyzed, "the waste of war"
means scarcity of labor, high wages
for workers, a shortage of the world's
total supply of food, influx of gold
and a grand opportunity for the
trusts to fix prices and squeeze the
These are conditions which the in
dividual housewife cannot change.
Indeed, high wages are an actual
temptation for her to- be "spend
And yet this nation would save
$20,000,000 annually if only $1 a year
could be saved in each American
Think of it! This great saving
could be made from what housewives
Not all waste is represented by
what cooks throw into the, garbage
pail. A great part of it is caused by
misuse of materials.
With prices at their present Jevel,
the most careless cook sees the Im
mediate necessity for greater thrift.
Because he has long felt that his
housekeepers and cooks would do
better if they only knew HOW, Uncle
Sam has published many valuable
suggestions as to how to reduce the
cost of living. The Day Book plans
to help its woman readers save part
of this $20,000,000 by printing Borne
of Uncle Sam's best home economics
lessons. These are the results of ex
periments matte in his great national
Uncle Sam's latest contribution to
housewives might be called "first
aid," for it deals with bread'. If fol
lowed ifc-will mean the saving of not
one, but of many dollars to women
willing to bake bread.
Every crumb of Uncle Sam's po
tato bread is delicious. Ends and
crusts will never be thrown into the
garbage pail, if mother bakes this
The following method or making
potato bread, worked out in Uncle
Sam's baking laboratory, is recom
mended: POTATO BREAD
For four one-pound loaves, the in
gredients required are: 3 pounds of
boiled and peeled potatoes; 2
pounds of good bread flour; 3 level
tablespoons of sugar; iy2 level ta
blespoons of salt; 2 cakes of com
pressed yeast; 4 tablespoons of luke
MIXING THE SPONGE
Wash and boil in their skins 12 po
tatoes of medium size. Cook until
very tender. Drain, peel and mash
them while hot, being careful to
leave no lumps. Allow the mashed
potato to cool until lukewarm.
To 3 pounds (5 solidly packed y2
pint cupfuls) of the mashed potato
add the yeast, which has been rub
bed smooth in a cup with 3 table
spoons of lukewarm water. 'To get
all the yeast, rinse the cup with the
remaining tablespoon of water and
add this also to the potato. Next
add thesalt, the sugar, and one scant
half-pint of sifted flour. Mix thor
oughly with the hand, but do not add
any more water.
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