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If "woman has never produced, any
great art it is, perhaps, because she
does not greatly care about real art
Home-made bread is ten times bet
ter than delicatessen rolls; a' hand
made blouse, cut to fit, is a thing of
beauty compared to the factory
sewed article. But it takes energy
to produce the loaf and the waist,
energy promoted by a- genuine joy in
making a perfect thing.
Curiously enough, woman herself
has been the first to realize the 'sin
of her own slothfulness. The femin
ists made the discovery and they
point to work as woman's only way
to win beauty and happiness a
teaching which has made the Cult
vastly unpopular among the most
fortunate women, and among men.
It does, indeed, arouse new forms pf
Man can easily rule the slothful
woman. But he may well doubt his
power over woman awake tnd alert,
when she has learned to work as well
as he does.
(Anger is the next of "the seven",
deadly social sins" to be discussed.)'
UNCLE SAM SAYS HOUSEWIVES MAKE FOUR
ERRORS IN FOOD SAVINGS-CORRECT THEM
BY BIDDY BYE
About 20,000,000 women serve the
nation's meals daily, and if each cook
would save $1 a year on her meat
and grocery bills, Uncle Sam's na
tional savings account would be
No - one can save anything by
chance. There must be some plan.
Fortunately, Uncle Sam has many
helpful words for women who are
anxious to profit by his advice.
There are four common errors in
food economy, according to his
warning in Farmers' bulletin No. 142.
First, the costlier kinds of food are
used when the less expensive are just
Second, the diet is apt to be one
sided, Jn that foods are used which
furnish relatively too much of the
fuel ingredients and too little of the
Third, excessive quantities, of food
are used; part of the excess is eaten,
often to the detriment of health; part
is thrown away in the table and
Finally, serious errors in cooking
For the well-to-do, the worst in
jury is that to health. Too much
food occasions a waste of energy. In
many American families meat is
eaten two or three times a day.
The quickest way to save not one
dollar but many would be to cut
down the amount of meat used. One
good meat dish a day will provide the
protein required in the diet if such
foods as eggs, milk, cheese, beans
and other legumes are used to re-'
place the accustomed extra but un
necessary portjpns of meat.
Here are some of Uncle Sam's
tested recipes for making a dish of
meat "go a long way" in a large fam
ily: Roa'sfPork With Cowpeas
For this dish a leg of young pork
should be selected. With a sharp
knife make a deep cut in the( knuckle
and fill the opening with sage, pep
per, salt and chopped onion. When
the roast is half done scar the skin,
but do not cut deeper than the outer
When the meat is nearly cooked
pour off the excess of fat and .add a
quart of white co"wpeas which have
been previously parboiled or "hulled"
and cook slowly until quite done and.
the meat is brown.
Apple sauce' may be served with,
Mock duck is made by placing on
a round steak a stuffing of bread