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SUGGESTIONS I WISE AND OTHERWISE I The Ministry of Food every day re- ceives suggestions from people who oould "do the job better them- selves." Some are quite good, some A man in a London suburb refuses to economise while there are 5 million dogs in England. He thinks all dogs should be shot. A housewife suggests one flourless day a week, when no flour at all should be used. A firm of Steamship Owners sug- gests that all shop windows be white- washed to the height of 6 feet to pre- vent the useless waste of time spent in dressing them. A Welshman considers that if the baking of bread in separate tins was prohibited 50,000 Igs. of fat per day would be saved. A Scotchman proposes that the sale of all sauces, pickles, relishes, jellies, etc., should be forbidden, as they en- courage people to over eat. A Birmingham man thinks that "drink" should be rationed as well as food. A countrywoman suggests that all mayors or chairmen of parish councils should see how far each parish can be made self-supporting, so that eggs vegetables, etc., need not be brought long distances. An allotment holder who grew a fino crop of potatoes states that his wife makes most excellent bread by using equal quantities of flour and potato; 4 lbs. of each make 91bs. of j bread. FOOD ITEMS. I Horseflesh is now being sold in Pet- rograd at 5s. a pound. Hen ley-on-T hames Town Council have decided to start a municipal pig gery. Manchester but-cliers are to regis- ter their customers and to sell them not more than a shillingsworth of meat per head per week. No one in the Royal Household is allowed to exceed the rations. Meat is seldom served at the family table, the King and Queen rarely eat butter, and bread and jam often constitute tho tea meal. No alcohol appears on the tables. Certain shops in Nottingham are to be licensed to sell horseflesh. Nearly 31 tons of tomatoes were grown in nine London parks last year. Brighton deep-sea anglers caught 50,000 lbs. of fish for hospitals last M. ISpe Food Production Department suggests that allotment holders should co-operate in pig-keeping. DIG, BOYS, DIG! Norwich schoolboys are setting the pa(*? in useful war work. They h?. undertaken to dig gardens belonging to soldiers' wives and widows. It is a chivalrous idea that the boys who are able to live in safety in England should eome to the aid of the women whose husbands are giving their lives to keep England safe, and a fitting payment of the debt which the rising generation owes to the present generation, which has given so whole-heartedly. It is also a most practical idea, for, by the help of the boys' digging, wo- men will. be ahle to cultivate their little plots and grow vegetables for the needs of their families, thus adding to the National Food Supply.

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