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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - April 30, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta y 1 'fv^y^SST'iif-^- CANADA'S ARMY IN ENGLAND FED WELL AND ECONOMICALLY Scientific Menus are Determinecl Weeks In Advance, and They arc \''aried Every Day-Units Fed in a Large Dining-Room, If Pc^iblc, on Cafeteria Principle-Each Man Helps Himself. ot the ''Variccl r.y A CAXADIAX pFFICER. ^. T I'lay I.",' Siii- to Sunday, inchisivc, and consists of three parts: One sheet, wiiicii is a menu, enumerating the different dishes for eaeli meal, each day: a second sheet is a supply' officers' recapitulation sheet, shewing the supply officer in each area the exact Quantities of c^ch commodity required; another sheet is knowii as i tl>e cooks' recapitulation s!i)?et, which shows the master cook and his asisist-ants the exact quantities reijuired for each dish on t!;e tnenu. Tlic- suppl.v officer is'ed-^ly tfie stadyi*ig c: ins recapitulation sl'.ect, wtiich siiows the necessary quantity of each food commmiity po;-mar. per day. to multiply tiiis qu;iu-tity by the parade strength of liis area, giving him the pmper figures to order the trhole a.uiount reijuirer! for Ins wliole area, v.iiic!i he distributes to each unit. � In the preparatiott of this diet HAIG HOLDS THE LINE English Women Worlang in the Flax Fields ,f 5Ud. per day. which was allowed i l^^^-^^./'-^.-P^ ^^i^^'i^lf ^.li;^^ \ standpoint. Tlr.'Ce io each man in the unit. The first part of the short ration iN'as supplied by the Army Service Corps. ,Tlic exact amount for each man was laid down in the "Rcgula-:ions and Allowances for the jCrmy." The se.cond was expended by the rriUO flax industry recently started at Yeovil, by the l.loard o# ARric|iIaure r>nd Fi.siieries. is now being- lai-geiy extended. Tlie flax is grown, cut. deseeded, and in-cpared for the various uses. The finest .silk is used for aeroplane wirig-s. recvnrin'g ligiitness v.-ith strength. Other flax is usc^ to mnlce linen and the coarser sort for rope and string. Tlio photo shows women worRcrs loading up a wtvgoiT with the flax. uistribtition. TnJs draft 'is prepared some weeks ia advance of consumption date a:id is cliecked and I arjproved by the officer in charge of jnartermaster of each unit ^ in the ; guppij^..;, jr, i;,^. availability ami thousand caloric I units per man 3ier day. is taken as T! * ta �T ^ * ^ '  ^^^'r^^i^^.^'i^ M"t.iyi Girls Act as'MoS,A. Sraervisors lack of efficiency iji prej\iration or |__________ ^ ^pen market, where he could purchase the necessary commodities to I a check on the c;ist of the different ; connnoilities. it is then finally ccr-, , , ! tificd liv the director of Supiilies -nake a full diet, such as vegetables, .^^j transport, and from him it goes rruit, jam, etc. However, instead of :his purchasinrr being done in' the jpen market, the' business was largely done in canteens conveniently ;itiiated in tiie lines of the various inits. These canteens were operat-' >d by coi'tractors under 'U'ar _ Office .supervision as to prices and quality Df the goods. -Vbout t'he autumn of 193 6 It 'Si'as decided that the feeding of the Canadian troops in England, could be grcatb improved. It had been found th-.:t the j-egimental canteen contractors were amassing huge profits at the expense of the Government and t'.i2 f-oldiers and were not.'giving sat- ' i-:r.ic;ion. either as to tlie variety or f.i,' (lua'.ity ot supplies. A:-.;jt'icr important item which r-.; :d the change necessary was the ','r-r: tl'.at .�o much depended on the .: .;i;:v of tSie- quartermaster to e:c-'to advaTiiage the rd:d. allowance. I Ml quartermasters wc-re not alike .-..;d the fact that very few quarter-masters of Canadian battalions had any knowledge of goods in Kngland, help was g-ulations are closely conJi�lied' with, j The system of messing: in Canad- ; ,,""',' ., each group will worl; along Vi'*�i the ininimuin of friction. This involves the eciuiiabla distribution ot work, tjte supervision of it, and, hist but not least, the management ot a force which is made up of very, liu-w.fin material. It used to be said that woinen v.ould not work effectively under women, but the experience of the supervisors is-dissipating this theory For the most part tho giris rally^oy-ally round tlieir leader.s> and give ! them their hearty co-operation. The j ability to "ma.naeo" is the touciistone jof personality. SomQ of tho ^super-I visors noiiiei'e it without tftl^ront account for the succ vi.sor. \ How dois a girl h the success of a supor- in effect in nearly all Canadian ui^s. !, " The "setf-se.rviner system first "n-!' and over eacii group a super rvisor ! effort. Their authoritative manner troduced by^tiie t:anadians has leen !�as set. In nine cases out of ten tho I found'to be the most practical sys- ;supervisor T,-as a v,-oman. There are | - , tern o� distribution. Usually 20 men i^ow in Toronto and Ottawa hundreds antagonize those under eli ^^^Mf:!"?ne,7'i,f �^i^al^^; i^^ these giri supervisors. T^y earn from v/hich the men help themselves. | anywhere from S20 to �2:j a v^ek. and One member ot each mess, usually j their work is to so organize things uhesb .are .�some ot the requisites that an N.C.O., is detaued to supervise I _�_____' ' _ ently more dictatorial, contrive in tl-.em. Tact, a fluid of friendliness, kept well (n hand by a firm manner, and the ability to .'Lwaken respect^- girl become a supervisor? She may apply for a position in tho first place, but even where there th'erc is .a vacancy her apidi-pation may not be_con.'�:, who are expert cook:-, give most or the practic.Tl in.':tniction and with tiiem ir; kept a stalf of X.C-O.'s in i reserve, who at any time, can be sent to any of the Canadian areas to .assist regimtr-.tal cooWr in any uiiitr whenever necessary. Attached is a Canadian diet .sheet covering one week. This diet sheet �1*111 show hov,- varied is the fare provided each day. fAU eommodlUac mr� luued on l^a haU unit custom. Th* I nt cook U reipontible that no potaktooc maat, bread, beana, fat, greats, bones or unpreparwt food is placed in Ewill cans. Th* fat from the water uied from washing tho kitchen utensila in must be collected. All moat mu�t J)o boned before cooking. Well tliaw, clean and scale the fisb before cooliing. ISSUED BY ORDER OF THE DIRECTOR OF SUPPLY AND TRANSPORT (CANADIANS) CANADIAN DIET SHEET ^  NO. 75 . From Monday, Mar. 25, to Sunday, Mar. 31,1918 No attfplui eommoditlM owy.b* kept In the kitchen or sto/o rooms. SavB all the broad and flour potalMa, It la urgently needed, (and surplus khuuld be deducted from the next indent. When there is a surplus of cooked porfidse at breakfast, same ean bo u��d with advantage as a eubstitute. or to supplement any dishes raqulr, ing stale bread, ct-.e Sugar and/.Mill included it^-.e Ounces; 7|8 1 2 1,'I2 I carl, .4 1/2 :,6 Ounce Rolled Oal! 7,8 Susar 1,2 , Sail 1/12- Full Cream Drd. Mitt Pdr. 3/16 RISSOLES & BHOW,N GRAVY Beef 4 Salt 1(12 Pepper l,;20fl Onicni I,'4 Mi.i^d Herbs 1/200 ' 1'4 Bread ' 4 .Margarine 1.2 Coli,^. 1/6 and iVIilk jncloded aliove DINNER 3 ! SUPPER ROAST MUTTON AND MINT SAUCE Multon ' 6 Sail 1 6 Pepper 1200 V,.-,c,,r 1,4. Dried .Mini 1/50 � BOILED MUTTON II BROTH Mutton 8i- Sall 1:5 Pepper Ij200 Barley 14 Onioni I q Mixed VesMablci 1,4 MARMALADE ROLL Flour 1 Dripping IJ Mal� Flour 12 BaWns Powder > 115 Marraalade 3,4 Supplemtal with anv lurvlui itali Wcid ' Swid� 6 Polaloti S Bread S DINNER_ F^IED SAUSAGE Sa-jia3C 7 .Sail i;6 Pepper , IW) BAKED SAUSAGE Sausage 7 Salt 1/6 Pepper \:iOO DIPLOMAT PUDDING AND . VANILLA SAUCE . Flour DINNER Drippins Mftiic Flour *Sug�r Baking Pnwder Candied Peel Vanilla Sauce: Sugar Cornflour Beetroot Poi�toc> Bre*ove Ounce Rolled Oats - 7'S Sugar .1/2 Sail 1/12 Full Cream Dr.l. Milk Pdr. 3/16 STEAK & KIDNEY SAUTE Reef - 3 - Kidne)- I Salt 1/12 Pepnir 1/200 Mixed Herts 1,'200 Onions - - I'2 Flour 1,8 . Dripping 1/4 ' Bread 4 Marcarine ; li'2 Codec �  � MU SuRir itnt] Milk iriclufltd above DINNER DINNER FRIED FISH IN BATTER ROAST BEEF & YORKSHIRE Fidi 6 PUDDING Salt . 1'6 . Ilcel - � 7 Pepper 1/200 : Salt 1,'6 ' Pfff�r |/2(� Dripping / 1/1 ^ - Flour 1 Flour jO r.ggo ^ 1/30 BAKED FISH t CKESSiKG B Salt 1)6 Papper ' 1;200 Dripping , 1/4 Onions 1/2 Ss;e  1/150 Stale (lell Warn -Mc) ' I SPONG,E PUDDING ' Flour  1 Syrup ' I - 3,'4 Maire Flour 1/2 Dripping 1/3 � Baking Powde- 1/15 ;jui>pl> oifat will, any tuTiilus ttsle bread Haricot Beans * '2 Potatoes ' 8 Bread 3 Dripping . Eg'go FullCreamDcd. Milk Pdr. I!3 1/15 I/a BOILED BEEF& DUMPLINGS, BccI Salt 1/6 Flour 1' Dripjiina Biking Powder RHUBARB PIE riour,' Maize Flour Bakini Powder Dripping FulfCre.m Drd. Mill Pdr. Rliub,irb Sugar Swedts Polatoes Bread / _ 7 Pepper 1/200 Maize Flour 1/2 1(3 '/15 s;2 "ill 1/32, .3/8 6 8 3 SUPPER Bread 4 Margarine PORK AND BEANS �- Baoss - \n Haricot Beans 2i Sail 1/12 Pepper Tinacd TrsroMoel (aofisiaal) Molartea Margarine JAM TURNOVERS Flcur Maize Floitf Dripping Baking Powder.^ Tei- / I.'2 l;200 1,'4 1/60 1,50 Sugar �uIIC 1 1/2 1/3 1/15 n2 1/6 1/4 1/16 Bread ' 4. Mariarine 1,2 TOAD-IN-THEHOLE Beef .1 Salt l.|2 Pepper l>200 Flour '� r Drippini 1/3 Eg�o l;iO , . Full C-eara Drd. Milt Pdr. 1,;� I Syrup 1 Tea 1'6 Sugar � (,'4 Full Cream Drd. Milk Pdr M6 SUPPER SUPPEft SUPPER /SUPPER Ouncei Oalmeal_ 'i . , 7/� Sugar' "- � i;2, .Salt -, ,.1/12 Full Cr�tis Dr4. M^k Pil. 9/16 FISH CAKES . � " ' '>,'.' Cooked Fi-h - 4 Cooktd PoiaiMi . , 4 Salt l)l2 . Ptftm I/20O StSi'Kead (left trom (�ble) 1/2 . Bread . " '4. Marge'ine . 1/2 -Collec ^ 1/5: Suga'r and Milk included above , DINNER RABBIT FRICASSEE Rabbit � - . -Salt  . Pepper Ontons Flour - . - Full Cream Drd. Milk Pdr. RABBIT PIE Babbii 7 Flour Salt 1/5 Pepper Dripfiag 1/3 �� B^ing Powder  Onions OMNIBUS PUDDING Flour n l,'200 1/2 1/4 1/16 1 1,(200 Maize Flour 1/2 J/15-. ,1/4 .1 Maize flour , 'l/2 Bakiiif Ppwder. 'I/IS / 'Sullanai 1/3 Srrup , , - , 1/3 . SuppIoneM witk an.v surplus stile breld i BluePeai U" Potatoea If Bread � J SUPPER Full Cream Did. NMk Pdr. LAT^ SUPPER (8.30 p.m.) ! LATE SUPPER (8.30 p.m.) VEGETABLE SOUP Salt Pepper .Swedes 1 2 Carrot On.ons 1:2 Brcatl Bread 4 Margarine 1,'2 BRAISED BEEF & MACARONI Beef 31 Macaroni 1 Tinisad Tomatoes (isofffinai) 1/2 Onioni- 1/2 Flour 1/S SaU '1/12 Pepper 1/200 PLAIN CAliE Maize Hour 1,2 � Flour 1 Baking Powder 1,15 Dripping 1/3 . Candied Peel i 1/12 Eggo I 1/20 FuScreim Dr*. Milk'Pdr. 1/16 T.� l,'6 Sngar 1/4 FallGream Drd( Milk Pdr. 1/16 Bread ' ' Margarine RISSOTTO Rins 1/2 Cbce;e Onions Salt f/12 Pepper -Drippina Tinned Tomatoes fnomtnal) PRINCESS PANCAKES Jam Flour Maire Flour Eg^r, 1/5 Salt FullCreamDrd. Milk Pdr. Dripping Tea FTcrean. Drd. Milk Pdr. . 1:2 I! 1/4 1/200 1/4. I/IO 1/2 , I 1/4 1/24 l/S 1/3 1/6 � 1/'l'6 LATE SUPPER (8.30 p.m.) i LATE SUPPER (8.30p.iii.) MILK ROLLS Ma.ze Flour 1,4 1/12 Flour I Dripping 1/6 Salt \IH 1/200 Baking Pdr 1/15 Eggo 1;20 1'2 l-ullCraam Drd M,lk P.Jr I K, i;arle,v!|,or 1 16 , Co.o. ' (,'4 Sugar 18* 2 I Full Cream Drd. Milk Pdi 116 i RICE & TOMATO SOUP ' - Tinned Tomatoes inominu)) Rice Saliv - Drippifl3 Bread 1/8 1/12 Onions P la-' 1/16 . Li^TE SUPPER (8.30 p.m.) ' HARICOT SOUP >) HaricolSean. 1/2 f Salt rfl2 Peppir 1/200,1 Onions . .1/4'- .MjJiedVcgclables 1/2 ' ' Bread: 2 -----:--..-^l-.^.i==z�==:r=:^ . ! --.......- - .r: � ' . , . � ' � Each Meat Oiib for llie Diouer Meal ii oaly iaiended {or h>lf the Uiit und coauioilitiM are uincd accordiafly. f^^a^ Japanese Women Do Pile Driving �^^^T th& Iwist important ot tho occuptitions of Japanese votnen i.s pilo-flriving. So't.fiiy-'i W'illi.-iin G. I Itohhin.s, formerly ii. junior englnoer I In the Third Division, in a letter to Milton Kempner, assistant division engineer, whieh is published in "The Public, Serviee nc.cora." , He writes: "Instead of usinff-a Bteam hammer the weight is lifted b.v hand. ^Ten �women, eaeh pulling a rope, lift a heavy weisht up to a cen�in Iteislit and then drop it. T'lO weight slides alol^ a rodi t^iW'^tto'iiri of Which is top to tho falisetvork above./ "These v/omen gret SO am (15 cjsnta) a day. In order to unison, they ^Eing, and -wljcn their son? reaches a certain point al.l )ot go the rope. "ThoHQ who have lived In RuEsla will, no doubt, find very great fiinl-larity between this song and v.'cll attaCUecl to i,'oiin-'df tWtl-'pile, the I Unown Uussian 'Dubinushka "" � ( -n'-.^.-.-^- *......-----......- -...... Other Fellow Wos Dead . ... , pAT was in a bad siiape. His noso' had assumed twice its normahj dlmehsipn^ liia left eye had gohii in for art shat^ea and he badly wanted a new set o�_^teelh. "Shnre, and it ,wa6 that hasto Mn-loon did it!" he remarked in reply to his Vi'ife's indignant question! !' '/Piiwat? D'ye mean to say as ya WeVc licltcd by a mean, grousy, little whippersnapper lolUe Maloon? Why he-" "Whist!" said Pat painfully. "Don't shpako evil av Ithe dead!" IIATCHEHOVT TROUBLE. JT sometimes happens tliat when ij'pe is set it hntchcs (0