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The United States Food Administration Says : The more home-garden stuff you eat this year the more food you will put on the dinner table of a starv ing family in Europe. "Always at War With High Prices'' Foster's Bargains J. H. Foster, 97-99 Smith Street, Perth Amboy, N. J. "Patronize Us, Only If We Undersell" New Showing Spring Wash Fabrics Cotton Voiles, Plain and figured. Hawaiian Cloth, fancy fabrics for the coming sea son. Prices 19 c, 29c, 50c & 69c Suburban Day Again Arrives With Flying Colors While Spring has been creeping along toward Perth Amboy—Foster's Store has been going the full speed limit in its race for bargains. Nothing but the real dyed-in-the-wool bargains are good enough for this store—the half hearted penny reductions don't get by when the jobber or manufacturer is doing business with our buyers—so we are ready with prices. The new Spring Season is ready. There couldn't be a better day for our patrons to be ready for the first dash at the new Spring Bargain Counters than this Suburban Day. Excitement Runs Very High in Our.Shoe Department $1.59 Shoes $1-89 Shoes $2·29 ALL SIZtS ALL SIZES Thousands of Women's and Children's Pumps and Ties Who ever heard of such prices in War Times—yet if you doubt our word—you will be greatly surprised when you view our sales tables Take Your Choice Advance Sale $1.59 Take Your Choice Advance Sale $1.89 $2.29 See what a little cost will do now. Sizes 2% up to 7. Splendid patent leather pumps for growing girls with sensi ble heels and medium wide toes. These have ankle straps which can be removed easily. A variety of other pumps in various leathers and styles. Extraordinary values. Would cost an awful lot more at regular prices. Choice, pair $1.59 Gold and Silver Slippers Pumps and Ties. Here you will find durable goods—just the kinds which you would select if you were paying the regular prices. Sizes up to 7. All kinds of leathers are used; high French heels or low heels for growing girls. Soft calf stock, patent leather dancing pumps. Styles which would be of wonderful service to you for spring and sum mer. Think what they would cost if bought at regular prices a few weeks hence. Buy Now 1 Choice $1.89 Beautiful dress slippers of gold or silver cloth; French heels, $5.00 regular, are on sale; about 120 pairs. All sizes." Very slightly soiled; pair Misses' Lace Shoes $1.89 Girls! Girls! Misses' Easter Shoes These are made of sturdy gun metal calfskin in. popular style, liig top laee. Just think! All sizes, 12 to 2%. Pair $1.89 Women's Wonder ful White Calf Pumps These are guaranteed $6.00 'ality; French heels; all sizes; slightly soiled ; Φ Ο QQ pair ι $2 29 Champagne tops, patent leather vamps; misses' high top button shoes. Sizes 11 ifa to 2; pair Growing Girls' Shoes English last ; canvas laee shoes. These high top Goodyear welt shoes with military heels are ideal in style; worth at least $3.00 per pair. Sizes 2Ys to 5. Φ1 Ο Ο Pair φ1.0«7 Take Your Choice Advance Sale Some of these pumps are worth $4, $5 and $6 a pair. Fine featherweight handsome, Jjand turned patent leather or gun metal pumps. Most of these come in pretty combinations of colors. Oxford ties, some of which are Walk-Over make, in stylish shape tan calf; some of the finest grades you could think of. For street wear, evening wear, sports Φ Q Q Q wear, etc. Choice of 3 tables ; all sizes Pumps—And More Pumps! Wonderful Bronze Pumps $2.29 Champagne Pumps "Simply elegant ; they were made to retail at $5.00. All sizes; very slightly soiled. Sale price Not the cheap kind j these are $5.00 and $6.00 grades ; most all sizes. Sale price mer We call your. attention to the prices, Is it not worth your while to match your samples with those I of various stores to see who deserves the order. All Silk Charmeuse 40-inch charmeuse, soft and clinging! a beautiful satin finish ; three shades 01 blue, black, Nile green, Q Π maize, etc. ; per yard ψ A. U Ο Easter Silks 36-inch black taffeta ; a rich lustrons " $1.29 to $1.65 Black Dress Satin 36-inch black satin extremely stylish for skirts, dresses or separate coats. Per Φ1 OQ yard ψΐ,.έιέ/ New Taffeta Navy, taupe, khaki; 36 inches wide; soft chiffon taffeta; CQ per yard «pX.Ot/ Ten More Bargains For Suburban Day Vinegar or Oil Bottle Optic pattern, full size, cut pattern stopper. "We of fer 110 of these to Suburban Day customers; β/-» (sold as seconds). Each OL/ Tweezers and Manicure Implements Nickel Tweezers and Cuticle Knife ; imitation ivory han dles; a necessary and useful article for all. Made to sell at 10c. "Wednesday bargain price, each ι Cotton & Woolen Dress Goods 36 in. light Cotton Mixture Skirting, 36 in. all wool cashmere in light blue, dark tan, dark garnet ; a good bargain. aq Price, per yard, Wednesday 5c Buttons at 5c doz. 500 dozen buttons to match that new dress or suit; all sizes and shapes, and buttons so stylish. These are worth many times the price we are ask ing. Choice "Wed- η nesday, per doz. Special! Special! Ribbons Who knows of any place where this can be dupli cated. Just try everywhere and see if we are really offering you a good bargain. Purest satin ribbon, O1^ inches; 4 shades of blue, cream, white, green, wistaria. Choice, yd. Silk Gloves at 49c "Meyers Make" Silk Gloves, in all black, all white or contrasting stitcli ings; also navy blue, reinforced finger tips ; clasps; per pair two 49c e, Ο Tennis Rackets Oval shape, strung with selected orient al gut j extreme length 23y2 inches o»Iy. On sale, each *t/v/ nets, 5c Lace at 5c yard Hundreds of yards on sale including vais, Venice bandings edges from 1 to 4 inches, in cream, ecru or white. Choice Wednesday, yd. Lemonade or Ice Tea Glasses We offer a lot of 156 full size lemonade glasses at half price. Limit of 6 tumblers to a customer. These are imitation of a rich deep cut; very elab orate; worth 10e or 15c each ; (Remember only 156 pieces to sell) Cir» Wednesday "v Wash Dress Goods 27 in. cotton granite weave Dress Goods, suitable for women or children's wear; good shades of tan, gray, navy, cadet blue. Per yard, Wednesday 29c HOW FRENCH 'VOMEN SAVE! (Their Natural Talent for Economy Haa Done Much to Help Withstand Hardship· of War. The French housewife, with her na tive talent for economy, haa enved France np to the present time fully as much as have those fighting In the trenches. Good advice has been given to Americans, If they will only take It Rich women who have had many Servants now have few. Expenses are cut all along the line. Simple meals and simple habits replace elaborate ones. A lady buys clothes, but for or phans and refugees, not for herself. Poor women, who must reduce sim plicity to frugality—what do they do? They make one sou buy two sous' Worth by watching every centime. Tbla, for countless women in Paris, means getting up at five o'clock In the morning to get a choice of things at the great market. Les Halles; walk lag long distances to go where things coat not so much aa nearer home; walking Instead of riding ; keeping vig ilant watch on the venders' carts along th« street for good values; turning plain foods Into attractive dishes by a , well-flavored sauce and · garnishing ^kiWiilch costs nothing. the old residential Quarters of there are hundreds of women of ^^^Keratle connection· and moderate means who before the war had several servants and who now have none, or perhaps one. And to women of all de crees of wealth there could scarcely be a more Interesting study than to see how these gentlewomen and their humble helpers give α charming touch to hard economy. A representative household Is one where the regular Income has suddenly stopped, but leaving a little more than the small government allowance. The Ingenuity of housekeeper and cook ac complishes wonders. In many a home butter may now be served once a week and perhaps with only one course. Perhaps three large strawberries must suffice for each serving at des sert, but they will be served with a grace that makes the eating of them a pretty ceremonial. If gooseberries and currants are Inexpensive they will com bine remarkably with other berries for a compote. Perhaps dessert will i a spoonful of Jelly with a simple little cake ; or perhaps dessert will give way to cheese, taking on a new attractive ness on Its plate of green leaves.—Les lie'· Weekly. Took Their drain to Mil?. The report published In α Bridge· port newspaper that the owner of α grist mill at Sandy Hook, Conn., having secured a few bags of wheat, ground ft up and sold It to his neighbors to be mixed with Western flour, the result being a cheaper material for bread, brings ns back to the days of hardly more than a generation ago, when Northern farmers produced grain on their farms and had It ground in the neighboring grist mill, then an Institu tion to be found within a few miles of every neighborhood. There was no in dication In those days that the ground product of the grain, whether corn or wheat, was inferior to any produced elsewhere. But now with the advent of modern machinery our civilization eeems to demand a flour from which every particle of nutritious gluten, so far as It tende to discolor the flour, la eliminated. As for home-grown, home ground cornmeal, that Is α rarity, known only to a few old-time epicures and secured by them with considerable difficulty. In the southern Appalach ians, however, the old-time grist mill Is still In use.—Providence Journal. Eleven, by Actual Count. An old toper started home one night In his normal condition, with a tur key which be had bought for his I Christmas dinner. I The road was rough, and he fell I several times over all aorta of obstrue | tlone In the path,, Cropping the turkey ! each time, but picking It up again. ! Entering his house, he steadied him self as well aa be could, and said to tale wife ι •ΉβΓβ, wlfey, Γτ· brought yon 1 ~~ eleven turkeys." "Eleven turkeys 1" cried his wife. "I see but one." "Nonsense, you're blind!" cried her good man. "Why, I fell down eleven times coming home, and X swear I pick ed up a turkey every time 1" Powerful Exterminator. In India and Australia a rat and rabbit exterminator was tested some time ago. It consists of an outer and inner metal shell, like one small egg in a larger one. In the outer shell le sulphuric add, in the Inner metal egg is dry cyanide of potash. The outer shell is filled with acid and placed In the rat hole or burrow, and all rat holes are tightly sealed. After an hour or so the acid eats into the cyanide and turns loose a lot of deadly prusslc acid gas. Convenient Wrist Watch. "I can't understand why the public make such a Joke of the wrist watch," said the knut to the hardened sinner. "I'm sure it's a great convenience." "Yes. With^the old kind of watch I always had to unbutton my coat and fish in every one of my waistcoat pockets for it. Now I have to unbut ton my coat, fish in every one of my waistcoat pockets, discover that the watch isn't there, push up my «leeve, and look at It. ▲ great convenience 1" j ■ . HUBBY IN HARD IUCK MEANT WELL, BUT FRIEND WIFB 18 HARD TO CONVINCE, Fact I·, He Merely Wanted to Inquire If HI· Neighbor Would Exchange Seat·, and the Catas trophe Followed. Just to please his wife the obliging man bought tickets for a play that he did not want to see, on a Saturday aft ernoon when the only two seats avail able were the width of the house apart. The ticket seller was sorry and correspondingly generous with sugges tions for relief. "It won't make much difference, since the lady Is your wife," he said; "still it would be nice for you to sit together. If the person sitting be clde either of you happens to have bought a single seat perhaps he will change. It would be worth trying, anyhow." The obliging man thought It would be. He had an end seat. His neigh bor was a lady. 8he was good-look . lng. She talked to .no one, she looked at none. The obliging man concluded that she was seeing the play alone. I t took courage te put his conclusion to the test, but the ticket seller*· sug gestion hammered away persistently, bo during the first Intermission the obliging man leaned sideways and eaid: "I beg your pardon, are you here alone?" His tone was courteous, his manner chivalrous, but the rudeness of a navvy would have Inflamed her lees. 1 From a kindly, gentle lady she was ! transformed Into an outraged goddess. J Bhe looked at the obliging man Just , once, but that was enough; he fell back limply. Then she spoke, not to him, but to an usher passing down the aisle. "Can you get me another stall?" she | said. "I can't sit here any longer, j "This man has insulted me." VI only—" began the obliging man, j but the usher wouldn't let him finish. He looked neatly m ferocious as the lady. j "Fortunately I can," he said. "A j lady on the other side of the house is not pleased with the seat she's got, so I'll bring her over here. He won't bother her." Before the obliging nan could get up to let her pass the Insulted lady j Lad walked right over him, and, un- | der the guidance of the usher, was marching over to the opposite side of the house. Tfrejr stopped before « woman who « looked most uncomfortable in her loneliness. "Perhaps this lady will chance «eats with you," spid the usher. "I shall be glad if you will," said the injured one, "but before you go it Is my duty to warn you. You will have to sit beside a regular beast of a man. He insulted me. That is why I had to leave." The lonely woman was standing up. She saw where the other woman had come from. Her face flamed. "What did he sayT" she demanded. "He wanted to know If I was her· alone." The usher tried to show the lonelr lady the way, but she got there be fore him. Without ceremony she dropped into the. unoccupied seat. "Now," said she, "I want to know all about It. What did you mean by asking that red-headed woman if she was here alone?" He tried to tell her then, he ha· tried to tell her since, and no doubt he will be trying to tell her on his death-bed, but he might as well save his breath. 8he will never believe him.—New York Times. "up a tree? Sure we're up a treet So was that little fella in the Bible. What's-his-namef ZaccheusT Zacche os was up a tree, to. And that'· where he saw the Lord from."