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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - November 30, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta THE^LBklfe�toGE DAILY- HEMtJJ immunity Kitchen For Canada miTAIN NOW HAS OVER A-THOUftAND PUBLC KITCHENS IN OPERA-tlON-UNITED STA-rSS IS FOLLOWING SUIT AND NEW YORK IS IN THE. VAN WITH LARGE NUMBER OF FOOD CENTRES. JPlan oi community kltoh^en with a oafotarla capable o: seaUng 60 persona. they do a great many promiscuous things which, strictly spealdng, are not included in the functions o� com-, munlty -kitchens. They are really more than food centres, for practical Food By Ishbel M, Rom, Infornxntlon Dirlslon. Canada Board'. , , � xmf YORK, Nov. 80.-The com-xnunity' kitchen has parsed the experimental stage hers and has hecome part ol\ the complex life ^of the. city. It is now firmly established in the poorer.Quarters and Is regarded as Btdre or le�9 of a staadlng institution. But the oojn�unlty kitchens of  X�vf9r Bait side.. New York, are ne-� �llisarily someirhat dlffereht from 4iiiat community kitchens In Canadian cities are likely to be -when they . ��ph the experimental stage. The ,,lj�mier serve the dual ptirpose of isup-jgltyinti food at a lovr rate to the ptib-dlD'and demonstrating to the women ^hoyr to prepare It. They show protec-'^In regard for the youngstera of the 'at cWrimunity kitchens are ivpw in operation all over the United Stales ahd that one outstanding cnsjB (jfsncc^ss achieved is the Nelghborlibod KitShen; at St. Louis, Mo., which has he6na'U)i-i nlng on a big scale since last Ma^^* It "was organized last May by ^t% St. Louis Womeii's Central Commit^ tee on Food Conservation, since ab4 sorbed hi the Food Adniinistrationj, An e.\eoHMve committee composed. btJ the director of community service, t"ha superintendent of the kitchen and a, business man, ga\"ern it, with the help of an advisory committee representing various local organizations. The kitclven Is situated in a factory district and in the first five motiths no fewer than 21,000 meals were served. Lunches fare sent to the factories on wagonettes, but about sixty per cent, of the business is based on the cash and carry system. The general plan is to patronize local retail merchants for supplies, so that the kitchen need j not interfere with their business. Method of Financina It was tinancefflh the first place by a tun^ of $2,000 and 6f this sum $1,000 was expended on equipment. T^ie' staff consists of two cooks, two cleaners, a dish washer, canteen manager, waitress and superintendent. Contain-era for the food are provided by the customers themselves. Some of them have been provided with three meals a daj>for a period of four months, at an average expenditure of ten cents per person for each meal. , [ An interesting feature of the St. Loitls Neighborhood Kitchen is the emphasis placed on catering; to the children of tlie district. There is what is called the "schcx^ children's^ lunch." At noon a balanced meal of soup, meat, vegetables, potatoes and puddings is given them for ten cents. After school, five and ten-cent lunches are available. Commercial firms have interested themselres in this end of the work to the extent of- donating such supplies as cocoa and malted milk for the children's fare, r Cafeteria Most Profitable There are many variations of the community kitchen but the combination of general catering and a public cafeteria would appear to be the most practical for Canadian cities. Location is of the first importance and the choice of a skilled woman to conduct the kitchen.. It is through local enterprise that the kitchens can he atapted and sustained.in any cbmiriunlty. 'The women of Ottawa and Torbnt6\.have been making definite plans towards, this end and, remembering' thc^ sue-, cess which � attended the community canning centres, .there- seems no reason why pnhlic food centres shouldj not prove equally saUalactoryVih the ' saving of food, money, time-and fuel.. During fhe coming 'winter the' need for conservation' Will be as great as ever and -relaxation of effort is unthinkable tintil we are assured that Eurppe has plenty of food to go Tound. The�different varieties of community kitchens may beigrouped as.follows: (1) Educational kitchen for; demonstration purposes', either sedsohai Tor permanent; (2) canning, kitchcjn -r strictly seasonal; C3) dehydrating kitchen; (4) Idtchen combining canning and drying with cooking and baking; (5) cooked food centre tor thSl^sale or distribution of food. The National Kitchens of Britain are a somewhat different .proposition from the community kitchens of this continent.' They are financed-by the Government in the first place. On tlie understanding that the loans would; be repaid within ten years.; In most casps, public bUtldlngs were given over to the work. So succesisful has the mov'ement been Uiat training ceh-  1.1 -  1. J - t ^ ^''^ now being opened for man- one cross, teverisn tnd SICK. Children love Cascarets, because to them ageresses and supervisors. The gifis, % is like eating candy. Cascarets act better than castor oil. calomel o/ '""^^ weiieducated and have '^v^^^*h^t.^^^^i.- ,i.i- J t- t ^ , . � ' " some knowledge, of domestic science, ^^lUs on the tender stomach, Uver and bowels. Cascarets never gripe, are to be given a m6nth;s training at never injure;'and do notfdissppoint the worried inoQier. Give liarmlcsa national kitchens under a ^^Cascarets to children one year old and upwards. ' Each ten cent boi ^'S^'S'l^'m^r^^r^ idtchens. There are no fewer than 1,000 public kitchens operating-In Britain now. -?--� � Watch the Tongue of your Young! Your little Pets need Cascarets Children think Cascarets justdandjr^ They are safe and mild ca|hartic candy^ Sell for a dime-"work" every time. J* m MOTHERS! Clean the fclogged-up places. Do away with the bile^ ' our fermentations and constipation poison which is keeping your little' Mucti DepSfii&nlSwraits on Govern-lii^iit Mich Asks Their Problems OTTAWA.^ pov. 30.-^Duiiiig the period of'Uie. war, the various religious dQilbmii^ations^Appoiuted boards aud committees 6n',iniIItary service. As an outcome pt^lMdir activities a joint meeting was^CJUlftffin Toronto in November vcbbiiatin'ii of duly appointed reores6Ut4ttveslof the- Presbyterian, Anglican, Methodist, Congregational and Baptist churchs, to:consider hiM elect a joint comtaisston with the hope thdt other ir^Ugkus-bodies would as-spolate.'themBelves With the - movement, i ��^ri.V.Vi'^ The commitiee, after duly organizing, appointed�il delegation to wait upon'the.Doiiiiiilon:gov,eriiinfint>ln;orv d6r to discover ho�;^fit.Bnffvlii what^ reafe^t cb-opA^tibn is-'pbasfbio (dr fb^ beneat Ouiada-during^the .period or tlGmobllllsatlon and reMnatrnottoni ^0 depuMtiou consiatad of the' following:. �:� .� vv � i.'Right.ReV. Bishop-'S'. X!.' Boper, Ottawa, Church" of vBnglanid'^^'^ar^her' vice commisBlon; Rev. S. I>. Chpiyn, general superlotdndent Methodist church. Rev. D. T. McKerrolI, secretary national service commission, Presbyterian Church; Rev. A. N. Marshall, 4> T6 FWHT POH'AMERICA -,*^lth>tU5.mo8t ^hioh wafhe;.dttairied the rank o CoraiaVMeptlonana th^ acilng �>;o�>- captain, but.liec^�Se.hB could not stanfi lerbutUS^aseyeit-al important services * autocratic > gpyernment or /f� the churches might render the coun- TyhtiSh h,e \*a8 born, ,K h6bservatlo>i Cars, StandardOand Tourist Sleepers, iirir- rEi^eflont Dining Car Servi^; ' ' ieJPr arc good for 60 days. Extension will I',, te grantie^ by a paymei)t of $5.00 for each extra fifteen days. FOR FUBTHEp' INFORMATION AND PESEFIVATIONS: '""^ ^' ' J. QOROON; TICKET AGENT, PHONE 512 ii^^ f P ROC,:nORi Dl 8TRICT -PASSE(er costl^^ tKej) may be--wKile otKers, even tKougK lower in price, seem ne\)er to lose, but to enKanCe in cKa'rm witK tKe years? Something surely! The reasoii^sr^true design ai^d cxpert_ oafifernanship. W)r^'-^'x^ or tKe nondescript d^gn, di^i yoimg^ji^rPeripd Designs have survived ^^"tiie tthiesf ^'qfVw illiam and Mary, Qu��n Vy^e and lx>uis XYt. /TTlie Phonograph is an ptject of art as trul]? as an original Sheraton or CKippen-ciale chair. TH^ McLa|(an is rightly called the aristocrat "of phonographs, for its designs are originc interpretations of those , true Period principles that haS'e survived tl centuries. Our cabinets are distinguished by wonderful precision and delicacy of workmanship in rich woods, fnished in the most modem tmts. Rare craftsmanship is e-^idenced bj) exactness in eOer^ joint, in highly-wished surfaces, as even as a mirror. The j carvings are in real woods and are executed with unusual skilL They are decided departures from the commonplace in Period ' Designs. 'Make j'our selection from our man.:? neyi} versions. ChippeWala MSS-pSolid Mahoftany or Black Walnut Tone-hierv natural that the McLagan, as an instrument of musical reproduction, should be in keeping ^ith its artistic exterior. Long research has onl>> emphasized what should have been knoccPn from the' first-that the sound chaniber, like the 'cello or violin, should be of wood. Imagine a fin violin! The McLagan's pure, sweet, velvety tone could not be otherwise than completelj^ satisfying. TKi^pugh the delicate lurmohizing of generous-sized sound reproducer and tone arm, the music is amplified in 7�9eetness, clearness and -Oolutne. Gothic . < M41-Quartered Oak or Solid Mahogany The McLagan ^pkSs ALL disc records. It has an auto" matic stop-it has the most complete and convenient record filing system-it has ever? feature that can bring an instrument close to perfection--it is trulj? the aristocrat among phonographs. Hear and inspect th^s splenr did instrument. The McLagan dealer will gladly? plajl your faivorit^ grand opera, songs or orchestral numbers. Gall on him. Queen Anne MSfrr-SoUd Mahogany or Black Walnut THE GEORGE McLAGAN PHONOGRAPH DIVISIOM STRATFORD (Thi George McLagan Furniture Company, Limited) CANADA 12 BAWDEN BROS. AGENTS* FOR LETHBRIDGE / 6043 ;