The Independent And The Dewey World (Bartlesville, Okla.), Vol. 13, No. 12, Ed. 1 Friday, May 17, 1918 Page: 3 of 4
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Victory is a
Question of Stamina
Send - the Wheat
Meat Fats Sugar
the fuel for Fighters
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UNITED STATES FOOD ADMINISTRATION
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KU’INti to inert use our export food stin ks, war gardens will be
planted this year In greater uuinlmr* tliuu ever before. Kuril
i flt I American family tlmt has a garden plot In being urged to
Wk I become more nearly neif-suatalnlng by making use of it. Thin
will render a natioual service by lexsening the burdens on our
rullrouda. Fewer carloads of food hauled about the country
means more cars of munitions and food sent to seaboard for
The United States Department of Agriculture and Slate
Agricultural Colleges bare printed lea dels of Instructions for
gatilcuers which will be sent upon request without charge.
It "us only during the last winter that government experta were uhle to
know definitely how great was the aid of 1D17 war gardens. In many sections
i he potatoes and other vegetables raised enabled the people to escape a
ill.ealetted famine In certain commodities thut were held up on account of
the railroad transportation crisis. Approximately 2,000,000 war gardens were
planted in 1!M7 many wet** failures; but the gardener uow knows more about
ruining vegetables and will do better iu 1018.
WOMEN ASX FOX
American Women Volunteer to
Buy Fixed Amounts of Meat,
Bread Flour, Sugar
PLAN STARTED IN NEW YORK.
Idea Supplcmenta U. S. Food Admini*
(ration's New Home Card Now
In 10.000.000 Homes.
The women of America, who ur«
anxious to their guut i^irt In th<t
winning of the war, ure now, as it
whole, familiar with the most tm|>or.
taut uspccis of food conservation. The
Home Card, both in Its original form
and iu the revised edltiou for 1018,
w hich provides for two wbcutleas days,
one meatless day a week, in addition
to a w heatless mewl every duy, bus been
placed by the Food Administration aft-
er u vigorous campaign in 10.Udu.uu0
American homes. An Intelligent and
conscientious observance of (lie Home
Card's requirements Is ull the Food
Administration usks of the liouscw Ives
of the country.
The Food Administration has had a
Creat many . equests, however, particu-
larly from the homes of the well-to do,
lhut It should Issue a worked out plau
for a voluntary system of rationing.
This desire for a voluntary ration
springs from two causes—first, be-
®*uao It Is far simpler for the house-
wife to save food when she has a con-
crete working plan by which to pro*
ceod, and, second, because the loyal
women of America desire, unselfishly,
to put themselves on the same basis
as the woman of the Allied countries.
The ration proposed by the Food Ad-
ministration is almost the same as
that adopted In England for voluntary
observance. All over the United King-
dom, In hundrode of house* there
hangs in the front window a card with
the stirring pledge, “IN HONOR
BOUND WE ADOPT THE NATION-
AL SCALE OF VOLUNTARY RA-'
The ration rlbotn mended by the
Food Administration, and adopter) first
In New York city, whence the Idea has
spread through the entire country, is
Meat—Reef (fresh, salted, tin-
ned aud hashed); mutton,
lumh and veal (mutton by
preference) ............... 2'k lbs.
Butter ...................... 4 it,.
Cooking Fate (margarine, lard,
lard substitutes, vegetable
«U») ..................... Vs lb.
Wheat Flour (for use In cook-
ing gravies, etc., where
corn starch, cracker dust
or bread crumbs cannot be
substituted) .............. % lh.
Victory Bread (containing at
least 20 per cent, of a sub-
stitute for wheat flour).... 1*; lbs
Sugar (Including all sugar
used on the table and In
cooking and all sweetmeats
and candles, but not that
used for canning and pre-
serving) .................. \ lb
The Items listed above are the «u,:
ones which are definitely limited In
the case of milk nnd cream, as nun-'
may be used as necessary, nnd <-bii
dren, of course, must have their full
allowance of whole milk. Fish .-ind
poultry, any cereal other than wheat
vTgetables nnd fruits and cheese may
be used as freely as Is desired.
The above ration Is In no wise in
tended to supplant the Home Can!,
hut rather to supplement It. It has
••eon published with the Idea that it
will be a very real aid to the Ameri-
can woman In her splendid offert to
carry out the great food conservation
Life is a struggle, but not a war-
fare; It Is a day’s labor, but labor on
Hod’s earth, under the sun and stars
vith other laboYers, where we may
think and sing and rejoice as we work.
Eat at the Right Way
The Best Way
To Save Three Jitneys a Day
Cakes and Coffee 15c
Waffles, Eggs and Coffee 30c
Ham and Eggs 35c
REGULAR DINNER 30c
Chicken Dinner 35c
Ice Tea, Coffee, Sweet or Butter-
milk with all regular meals
RIGHT WAY CAFE
103 West 2nd Street
<>Kk Service— Prices lowest of any Cafe in thr
l ity—A clean place to Eat
Martlet* vide, Oklahoma
Make perfect mastication, good
health, a sweet breath and
an attractive personality
Have YOU these advantages?
If not, it will be to your interest to
make us a visit. Our responsibility
# and methods of doing business are
g well known. We give our patrons j(
i fitter work at lower prices than
they could possibly get elsewhere
UNION DENTAL CO.
OPEN SUNDAYS UNTIL 12
Kitfn of the BIG WHITE TOOTH
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vse sell the best class of goods to be obtained
in any market for the very lowest price possi-
ble for cash only Huy your groceries of the
Ok lahoioa Gash Store
Goods delivered to all parts of
the city promptly.
Phone No. 112
M. C. Jones, Mgr. Dewey, Okla.
Just a Greeting.
Sister was taught not to ask fAr
anything to oat wflen visiting. One
day while calling on a neighbor she
saw a dish filled with telnpting candies.
She looked at it 14iglngly, then sifld:
“Hello, candy 1”
The Independent Office is prepaired to do all
kinds of commercial work. Prices as reason-
able as consistant for good word and the pres-
ent high cost of material.
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Dixon, W. E. The Independent And The Dewey World (Bartlesville, Okla.), Vol. 13, No. 12, Ed. 1 Friday, May 17, 1918, newspaper, May 17, 1918; Bartlesville, Oklahoma. (https://gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc950480/m1/3/?q=%22sluder%22: accessed June 17, 2019), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, https://gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.