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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - July 25, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta WEDNESDAY, JULY 25, 1017 THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD /^NCE these little sailors get a taste of Dominion Toasted Corn Flakes, they will mutiny if any other kind i3 served for breakfast, or any other time. Little folksappreciate their flavor and freshness. Always Packed WAXTJTE I w TOASTED CORN FLAKES HA DS IN CANADA Theao faldon fUfc�* re �lw,-,j-� n�cV�r1 1Vfj�tit� 1o pr*�trvr iS*ir fnah-from-ifw-oiriia UmM &i�06GTcM3itc GntfrlbtffiGi TCSUMTO, CANADA Made by KELLOGG TOASTED CORN FLAKE COMPANY Toronto and Battle Creek MILADI PHONE 1224 THE slackers. Visitor-Ami dn you find people come In hero during the week for peace and meditation? Sexton-Aye, air, that thoy do; �why, [ caught two of 'cm In 'ore last �week.-Cassell's Saturday Journal. In' homes famed for excellent light refreshments . . yfct you vJill find . . "Sweet Clover-brand HAM one of the most important items on the family's enu. For sheer quality and superb flavor this ham has no equal. AT AU. GOOD DEALERS Gordon Ironside & Fares Co. Lid. STORAGE FOR THE SURPLUS POTATOES Mayor Asks Citizens to Advise Him If They Have Surplus For Storage Editor, Lethbridge Herald. Sir,-It is very evident that there is going to be a tremendous potato crop in our city and vicinity this year. This in a sense, is a very delicate crop to handle in this Western Country, because it does not lend itself readily for shipping immediately after it is harvested, and requires caroful storing it it. is to bo available from time t6.'- tfABDIE, ^Mayor. Miss Loretta Cosgrove lias left to spend a vacation at Washington.    Miss Bessie Beaton left, this afternoon to upend the summer in Toronto.    Mrs. Roland Crawford with her children l'i visiting her sister In Blnir-more,    Mr. and Mrs. J. II. Hons of Mountain View, are spending a month hi the city at. 322 5th avenue south.   * Miss Lucy Hatch and her brother, Mr. George Hatch, have returned from Rochester, Minn., whnro the latter received treatment by the Maya Tiros.    All members of the Girls' W. A. of St. Mary's church are asked to meet nt the church tonight at 7.30 sharp. It is important that all members of the auxiliary he there as early as possible.    Mr. and Mrs. G. W. Robinson and Master .llm Robinson left, this morning for I'roctor, B.C., whore they have taken a cottage for the remainder of the summer.    The W. M. S. of Wesley church will moot Thursday afternoon at 3.30 in the church pnrlors. The meeting will be in charge of Mrs. Whiddington, president of the W.C.T.U. There will be special music, and refreshments will be served.    Mr. and'Mrs. M. L. Bell of Medicine Hat, who were recently married, aro in the city the guests of Mrs. Hell's aunt, Mrs. Hugh McBeth, on their return home after their honeymoon which has been spent motoring through the west.   m Mrs. A. E. Gooderham as president of the Daughters of the Empire, has sent a circular letter to all the Chapters throughout tho Dominion urging tho members as an Imperial and patriotic association to assist in the conservation of food. Tho president urges that every one of tho 40,000 members of the I.O.D.E. in Canada should make it a personal matter to do her ^ part in the present vital need for sav: ) ing food to send overseas. As Daughters of the Empire, members of the order are just as much "on duty" aB tho men in the firing line, and urges tho president, none must be found wanting in the present crisis. Mrs. It. A. Wright and children have gono to Manff. Mrs. J. W. Waddell Is leaving tomorrow to spend six weeks at Vancouver and Victoria. �   Mrs. ,T. A. Young has left to spend a month with her mother and sister in Utah.    Mr. and Mrs. C. 11. Bowman and children left this morning for I'roctor, U.C.    Misses Marion and Dorothy Marrs left today to spend a holiday at Proctor, 13. C.    Mr. and Mrs. It. D. Shanlz and family left this morning for Calgary, where they will in future reside. �   The ladles of St. Patrick's church will sew at the Red Cross rooms tomorrow afternoon. It is hoped (hat there will be a largo attendance.    The Daughters and Maids of England will hold their regular monthumecting tonight (Wednesday) nt S o'clock sharp in the lodge room, S.O. E. building. Mrs. R. J. Gordon entertained at a thimble tea yesterday afternoon for Mrs. O. J. CourtJcc of Edmonton. About twenty guests were present to meet tho guest of', honor who is a former resident of Lethbridge.    It Was plainly evident by the largo number present, yesterday at the first of a scries ot lecture's on canning being given at the Elks rooms by Mrs. R. R. Davidson under the auspices of the Sir Alexander Gait Chapter, l.O D.E., that the women of Lethbridge aro anxious to do their share in con serving the food supply. At tho con elusion of the lecture which explained In detail'the' methods of canning vegetables, Mrs. Davidson kindly answered a number of questions. Mrs. Davidson gave very clearly the different steps in canning and also several recipes which are appearing in another column of the Herald. She urged the women to can the surplus vegetables In their gardens but In case of a shortage of bottles to can those that contained the most food value. For instance spinach and other greens make an appetizing dish in winter but do not contain nearly as much food value as peas or beans. WAR RECIPES (BY Canning of Fruit and Vegetables MRS. R. R. DAVIDSON). ices on our Precious Stones are reasonable BECAUSE A PRECIOUS STONE BEARS A HIGH PRICE DOES NOT MEAN IN OUR STOVtE THAT WIS It AVE PUT ON IT A HIGH PllOKlT. OUR DIAMONDS AUK FLAWLESS WHEN WE SO REPRESENT THEM; OUR PEARLS ARE PURE IN TONE; OUR RUBIES, EMERALDS, SAPPHIRES AND OPALS WILL BLAZE WITH A NEVE ENDING BEAUTY. BUY YOUR JEWELS AND JEWELRY STORE THINGS FROM US. EACH ARTICLE WE SELL IS A LIFE LONG RECOMMENDATION OF OUR ESTABLISHMENT. / WE MAKE "(QUALITY" RIGHT; THEN THE PRICE RIGHT. ARMSTRONG & RAWORTH /...,-. FIFTH STREET SOUTH .....r:fr-:i:-t--'-:i!.-\^y- CANNING OF VEGETABLES-COLD PACK PROCESS. Canning. The' principle of canning !s: Sterilization of food kills bacteria, yeaats, mold and their spores on food and so prevents decay. When these are killed and sealed so no more can get in, the food will keep indefinitely. � Canning Is therefore a question of sterilization and our probletft Is to accomplish this as simply atjd thoroughly as possible. Canning, using preservatives such as sugar, spices, salt, vinegar is quite common and simple, but these*, could not be used with certain vegetables and retain flavor. The 3 day intermittent method of canning vegetables in water has been Used successfully, but is vory complicated compared to the cold pac'K method used now. ,The cold pack method is simple, very, effective and can be done in the home with ordinary kitchen equipment: The vegetables are packed cold and raw in air tight jars,.filled with boiling salted water, partially sealed and subjected to boiling temperature long enough to sterilize thoroughly. Utensils Used. 1. Glass jars or tins. 2. Two sauco pans. 3. Wire basket. I. Two tablespoons. 5. Colander. G. Hot water hath outfit which consists of a wash boiler with a rack oc metal or wood. This rack of metal or wood Ib to keep jars about one inch from bottom of boiler and to allow freo circulation of water around jars. Preparations. 1. Test jars to see if air tight. Partially i.'ll with water and invert. 2. Place boiler In which rack has been placed on stove and fill -with hot water high enough to cover bottles by an inch, , 3. Prepare vegetables. ) Steps in Canning. 1. Blanche or scald vegetables by pouring boiling water over and leavo 3 to 10 ' minutes according to vegetable. 2. Plunge In cold water and drain quickly. 3. Fill jar with vegetable. 4. Add 1 teaspoon salt to each quart jar (or half teaspoon to pint jar). / 5. Adjust rubbers. 6. Fill jar with boiling wator, using a silver knife to force out any air bubbles. 7. Scrow on top, but not tightly. 8. Place jar on rack in wash boiler. 9. Sterilizo from 20 to 180 minutes according to vegetable. 10. Romove, being careful to protect from drafts. Tighten covers, invert to see if air tight. � � � 11., Label and oover to provMt bleaching. -- - Method of Canning Peas. Peas aro best when canned within tour or five hours of being picked. Shell peas. Pour boiling water over and leave 7 minutes. Drain. Plunge quickly in cold watej, and quickly drain: , Fill jar with peas and add I teaspoon of salt to 1 quart jar. Adjust rubber. Fill jar with boiling water. Insert knife between outside oi jar and peas and press gently against peas to get rid of any air bubbles. Overflow and partially seal. As each jar is filled, put it immediately in rack in hot water bath. When all jars in-bring quickly to boil and boil ISO minutes. ' Remove jarB. Tighten covers. Invert and cool. Label and cover to prevent bleaching. .... Time Table. Blanching. Sterilizing. Asparagus .... 15 mln. -120 mln. Beana-, Wax or string 7 rain. 120 min. Lima i..... 7 min. 180 min. Beets .... ____ 5 iriin. 00 mln. Beets, tops (all greens) . .. l.r> mln. 120 mln. Cauliflower ., . 3 mln. 60 min. Carrots...... 5 mln. SO min. Corn (on or off cob) ...... 15 mln. 180 min. Brussel Sprouts , 5 mln. 120 min. Mushrooms . , 5 mln. 90 mln. Parsnips .(all. roots) ..... 5 min. 90 min. Peas........ 7 min. 180 min. Peppers (red or green)..... 7 mln. 120 mln. Pumpkin or Squash .... 3 min. 120 min. Tomatoes .. l to 2 min. 22 mln. Four Rules. 1. Support tho jars on a perforated base sufficient to allow circulation of water undor and around the jars. 2. Have the water covor tops of Jars by at least 1 inch. 3. Sterilization �*es not begin till Water boils. Count time when.water starts to boil and keep It boiling all the time. 4. Remove jars and tighten covers quickly. Vegetables and Fruits Canned Without Cooking. String Beans.-1. Cull string and cut in half inch pieces. 2. Wash. 3. Put layer of salt in crock 1 inch, thou layer of boaus 1% inch, layer of salt half Inch, etc., having halt Inch salt on top. 4. Cover with weighted plate. Rhubarb.-1. Wash. 2. Cut In hulf inch pieces. 3. Pack in sterilized jars and place undor faucet and let water run 20 min. No air bubbles. 4. Seal. Strawberries.-1. Wash.' 2. For 1 pint, of bsrrlM.Afck. 1 pint sugar, itlr ,tltf �Molif�l7?5��ve over night, f sck in sterilized jars. ________ , , PAGE SEVEfl ....... �' M Hundreds are Having Photos Enlarged Do not fail to bring in the photo of father, mother or that dear Vi'ieml, who perhaps has passed away and get one of (he beautiful reproductions, made in the very best quality of work ami the latest eon-vex style for only 2J)c. These portraits are real works of art, ami should mean much, to you to have one of them hanging in your home. This is a special advertisement tor our store and this liberal offer is for a limited time only. Uring in your photos at once ami avoid disappointment. tieBudsorts Bag (&mpanu. T Below are to be found figures giving comparative costs of bitulilhtc and macadam paving for 13th St. The cost of the bond for bitultthic will be $7fi,-433.77 as against $18,130.25, a difference in favor of macadam of $28,000 Part o� this difference is taken up in buying equipment for macadamizing A steam roller and a rock crusher would cost |7777.77 In five per cent 30 year bonds. No matter which kind of paving is decided upon there will be a general bylaw for sewer construction which will have to ho done in order to give drainage for the proposed paving area. This will cost $4�!i5. Taking tho paving costs for the two different kinds being considered by the commissioners, under a sinking fund bond, the cost per 25 foot, lot per annum to those having frontage along 13th St. would be: Macadam, $0.72; bitullthlc, $10.06, a difference in favor of macadam of $3.94. Under the instalment bond, tho annual cost to property owner's per 25 foot lot would bo: Macadam $8.1 f, per lot; bitullthlc $9.76 per lot, a difference in favor of macadam of $3.61. The instalment bond would thus bo considerably cheaper than the sinking fund bond. The U. S. market will absorb instalment bonds much more roadily than sinking fund bonds. The following figures will show tho costs of macadam and bitullthlc: PROPOSITION "A" Bitullthlc Paving. 15,660 sq. yds.'of'Bitulithic Paving at $2.85 ,.......$41,031.00 lfi",750 sc. yds. 10 in. deep, excavation at 30c...... 5,025.00 4,000 lineal, feet, sub soil. drain......................... 1,000.00 2,887 curbing at 00c per lineal foot ------........______. 1,732.20 Street Railway. Changes. Gravel, 900 cu. yds. at $1.50-..........;.....? 1,350.00 Excavation, 450 cu. yds. at $1.00 ...........: .... 450.00 Taking up and relaying Street Railway......... 1,000.00 Switch................ 400.00 $55,588.20 Engineering and contingencies, 'id per cont........ 5,558.82 $01,147.02 Cost of $01,147.02, r. per cent., 30 year bond at .80 " 70,433.77 PROPOSITION "A" i Macadam Paving. 15,060 sq. yds. 'Macadam at $1.C0 ................ $25,056.00 16,760 sq. yds. excavation at.24c ,,.............. 4,020.00 4,000 ft. sub'soil drain____ 1,000.00 2,897 ft. curbing at 60c per foot................ 1,732.20 Street Railway Changes. Gravel, 900 cu. yds. at $1.50 $ 1,350.00 Excavation, 4D0 cu. yds. at $1.00 ................ 450.00 Taking up and relaying Streot Railway....... 1,000.00 Switch................ 400.00 $35,008.20 Engineering and contingencies, 10 per cent........ 3,500.82 $38,009.02 Cost of $38,509.02 5 per cent.�3J) yoar bond at .SO ?48,13G.25 The following is a copy of tho letter sont by the city to tho board of public utilities anent 13th St. paving: . Ju 1914 the �ity aa4 the gJF.ll. joint- ly, built a subway on Thirteenth St., which is the main artery between north and south Lothbrldge, and from the country to the north of Lethbridge. In wet, weather the subway, into which drains, a very large area, and through which passes a very large volume of freight from the freight sheds and the mines, is almost impassable. Although the city is very largely in debt and .tho council is opposed to doing any uuprofit making work, it would appear that some things must bo done, and this looks like one of them. The, ratepayers on the north side think if the Initial expenditure is mado on the subway paving, connecting the freight sheds with the paved streets on the south side, that about one-third or one-half more paving should bo done in parving that part of Thirteenth street which covers the business section of Ul� u;>;t.'.i side, !jc cause in wet weather that narrow street is almost impassable as well as tho subway and. injures business tremendously. Wo speak ot Thirteenth street as narrow, because It was formerly a road allowance and is only Oil foot wide, having 12 ft. sidowalk on each side and two street railway tracks in the centre. Wo aro enclosing data prepared for a bylaw. if you decided that one of these pavings-macadam or bitullthlc-would bo approved by your hoard, we will prepare and submit for your approval, tho bylaw giving us the right to issue sinking fund bonds or instalment bonds. This proviso is due to the fact that on tho English market only sinking fund bonds are acceptable, while in the States only Instalment bonds are desirable. It is a question, after the war, which will be the host market. Our charter gives us four years after the bylaw Is passed to issuo the bonds so that we would have plenty of time to try out both markets. Before proceeding further with this matter, we would liko to know what your attitude will likely bo. i Hoping this will receive your immediate consideration. POLES TO FIGHT Copenhagen, July 24.-A dispatch from Warsaw says the temporary council of state has issued an explanatory manifesto on its decision to enroll Polish recruits in the legion under command of the German general, Von Belzor, instead of forming an independent Polish army. THE SHIRK. He will not do the simple tasks, Tho "buckle in and dig" ones, And that is why life never aBks The shirk to do the big ones. Experienced Nurses prefer Mermen's One Nurse writ* "I prefer it to �ny other powder (or chafing, abraiiorw. prickly be*t �nd irrir�!ion� earned by teething in raltoU." Another on* says- . "Best ot all powder* ta prevent chafing, ana tcaldisg it entirely overcome by it.** BOR&TSD TALCUM Evening Auction Sale WADDINGTON'S AUCTION ROOMS TENTH STREET SOUTH FRIDAY EVENING, JULY 27th AT 7.30 P.M. FRANK WADDINGTON Will Sell by Public Auction and Without Reserve a assemblage of HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE mall And effects including: Very fine brass bed complete with spiral springs and felt mattress; handsome dining suite, fumed finish, comprising buffet, sot. chairs and extension table; fumed* oak'morris rocker; "Knechtol" kitchen cabinet; 4-hole Stewart cook range with boiler; two single beds complete; child's cot; three good carpet squares; quantity of hooks; child's buggy; regulator clock; kitchen chairs; mattressos; kitchen utensils; Cyphers incubator complete, etc., and ALSO BARBER SHOP EQUIPMENT Including up-to-date barber chair, shoe shine stand, back fixture with two large mirrors, oak shelf with tool drawer and numerous other Items. Terms cash. Goods on View Thursday Evening- Phone 770-4�� ;