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About St. Johns review. (Saint Johns, Or.) 1904-current | View Entire Issue (Sept. 6, 1918)
OUR SAVED FOOD
FED THE ALLIES
Food Administrator Writes Presi
French Siigarllls DesirgyfdJ
dent America Conserved 141,-
000,000 Bushels Wheat.
CREDIT DUE TO WOMEN.
Meat and Fat Shipments Increased by
Conjiervnllon mensurcs nppliod ljr
the American people cnnblod tlic unit
el Htntcx to slilp to the Allied propter)
nnd to our own forces overseas Ml,
000,000 IjUhIiuIm of whent ntiil 811,000..
000 pouuils of meat durliiK thu past
year, vuIuimI In nil at $1, -100.000.000.
This was nccotnptlNhcd In the fucc of h
serious food shortnee In this country,
benpcnklnjr tho wliolelicnrtedtipfm nnd
patriotism with which Ui American
people Imvc tnet tlit food erluls iibrnml.
Tood Administrator Hoover, In n let
ter to President Wilson, explains how
the situation wuu met. The voluntary
conservation proKram fostered by tha
Tood Administration enabled tho pllliiK
up of tho millions of bushels of wheat
during 101718 nnd thu shipment of
meat durlnic 1017-18.
The total vnluo of nil food ship
menls to Allied destinations amounted
to f MOO.000.000, all this fond helnic
bounht through or In collaboration
with the food Administration. These
figures are nil based on olllclnl reports
and represent fond exports for thu
harvest year that closed Juno 80, HUH.
Tht shipment! of meats nnd fats
(Including meat products, dairy prod
ucts, vecetablo oils, etc.,) to Alllel des
tinations were as follows:
Fiscal year 101017.... 2,100,000.000 lbs.
I'Ucst year 101718.... 11,01 1,100,000 lbs.
Our slailBhtcrnbln animals nt the bo-
ginning of tho last llscal yrnr wero not
Hpprcclably larger than thu year ho
for and particularly In hogs; they
wsro probably less, Tho Increusu In
shipments Is duo to conservation nnd
the extra weight of animals added by
Tho full effect of thesu efforts began
to hear their best results In thu Inst
half of thu llscal year, when the ex
ports to tha Allies were l,l.'tt,IOO,OOt)
pounds, ns against l,l!ilil,riOO,iXK) pounds
In the same period of the your before.
This compares with mi uveriiKO of
801.000,000 pounds of total exporla for
the same hnlf years In thu three jtsir
In cereals ami rereal products re
duced to terms of cereal bushels our
shipments to Allied destination have
Fiscal year QIU I7...inO,tiO0,lO0hUkhel
kamm -A"-' I?:... .
w-rmmtnm jm .Mi. MfJAJXJMZ '
'nmmf I t A' i n urn
Takd a good look at your old, soiled
straw "bonnet" and then come take a peep
at our good looking new fall "lids." You
will find just the hat you want at a price
you can afford to pay.
Prance must Import sugnr today,
most of It from this Nldu of tho ocean,
because thu largest portion of l'rench
Mtgnr beet land Is In (Icrmnn hands.
As ii result, thu l'rench people have
been placed on n sugar ration of about
18 pounds it year for domestic use;
u pound und a half n mouth, This
photograph diows how thu Herman
troops destroyed French sugar mills
. Thanks to the French rationing sys
tern the annual consumption has been
cut to coo.ooo tons, according to re
ports reaelilng thu United Htutes Food
Administration. Iteforu thu war France
had nil nveragu sugar crop of. about
TflU.OUO tons of sugar nnd had somo
left over for export.
AMERICANS ASKED TO
LIMIT USE OF SUGAR
Must Use No More Than Two Pounds
Per Person a Month if the Present
Meagre Allied Sugar Ration
4------f--4: 4. .
Our new fall furnishings
are here, also - -shirts, ties,
hose, underwear and every-
thing you need to make you a
well dressed man on good
terms with himself.
Prices? Just as low as can
be put on good quality.
WBE8$Pmm get a,
Slocks Will Be Short Until Beginning of New
Year Ration May Be Enlarged Then.
BONHAM & CURRIER
L. E. ROSE, Mgr. Men's Dept.
Increase. K0.000.IMV) huhcls
Of these rereuls our shipments of
thn prime breadstuff In the IIh'iiI ear
101718 to Allied dchtluntlnii were:
Wheat l.'II.OOO.OOO IminIicIi nnd of ryu
l,t00,0o0 huxhels, u total of 1 1 1 .ink),.
Thn exports to Allied deft! lust low
durlm the tWiil year 101(117 were:
Wheat i:t,1lH).000 bushels Hnd ryn
-MWO.OOO bushels, a total of 1X7. 100.000
buihels. In addition some IO.inni.ins)
bushels of 1017 wheat are how In port
far Allied destination or en iduim
thereto. The total shipments to Allied
countries fiom our last bsr.t of
whrst will bo therefore, hImhii 1 1 1. ism,.
000 btishrls, or u total of I.M.tNMUsK)
bushels of prime breadstuffs. In Md
dltlon to this we lil.ve sldppsl Mtmr
10,000,000 bushels to neutrals depend
rut upon us, and we have revolved
some Imports from other iiirier.
"This sccompltshmout of our inmple
In this matter stuuds out eveu nvoie
cltsrly If we bear In mind thai we had
avslUbls In the IIschI year IPlit 17
from net carryover slid as .lupins
ovsr our iioinml iHtUMumpiitMi mUiii
200,000,000 liukhels of wli.st wld.h we
were ublu to export thai jeer wlihtmt
trtuchtujc on our home lmf," Mr,
Hoover said. "This lust year, however,
owing to (he lure failure of Hie 1017
whrst crop, we had available from net
rsrry-over and production and mwrls
only Just about our normal e.oi.ui op
tion. Therefore our wheal hltients
to Allied tlestluutlous reftreMHit sp
proTltustely mivIuks from our own
ThMe tlsures, however, do not fully
ceuvey the volume of the effort slid
serines nude durlm; the pi year
Uy tbs whole. American (tvople. I
spite th umgnlnei-iit effort of our agri
cultural population In planHmc a uiiieh
Incresied acreage In IUI7, not only was
there very large failure In wheat,
but also the coin failed to mature prop
rly, and our corn Is our dominant eroi,
"I am sure," Mr. Hoover wrote In
roncludlue his report, "that all the
millions or our people, nurlcultuial as
wll s urban, who have ('ulrll'Uteil
to these results hliolild feel n very
Irfinlte satlifuctluu thut In a ymr of
unlvsrsal food shortages In the north
rn hemisphere all of llu-io people
Joined together iigulnst llernmii) have
come through Into sight of (he coming
harvest not only with wealth and
strength fully maintained, but with
only temporary periods of hardship.
"It Is dlnlcult to distinguish t.qtwccn
various sections of our p ople tl
homes, public eatlnjt places, food
trades, urban or agricultural popula
tlons In ubscnidnc credit for tluie n
suits, but uo ouo will deu the doml
rnsnt part of the American women."
Two iHiunds of sucur n mouth half
n pound u week Hint Is tho simar ra
tion the U. .S. I'ood Admlnlslnilloii
has ushed every Aiiierlcan to obtervu
until .Inuuary I, HHP, In order to mako
sure tbero Mm II bo enough for our
A i my nnd Navy, for (ho Allied armies
mid for the civilians of those nations.
Hy New Year's thn world aiiKiir sit
uation will be relieved somewhat by
the new crop, Uuhan sugar of this
)enr crop will ho arriving In this
Kvery available sugar source will bo
drawn on by the I'ood Administration
ilurliiK ti e next winter mouths to main
tain sort Went HtocU hero to keep up
our imihMwl sumir supply. DuiiiiB Oe-
toiler the llrst American beet susar
will arrive In the markets, lly the
tulildle of November Nome of our lni
Isluiui cane eroi will be available. All
of this augur and more may bo needed
to keep this nation supplied on u re
duced ration mid to safeguard the Al
lied sugar ration from still further as It Is ued,
riHluetlon. In Kumpe the present rn
Hon Is already nsluced to a minimum.
Tho situation which thn (Milted
Slates faces In Its efforts in iiiiilntnlu
u fair distribution of sugar to tho Al
lied world Ishs follows:
Sugar supplies throughout the coun
try, In homes, stores, factories and
bakeries are at a low ebb. Wo must
make Increased sugar shipments to the
Production- of American beet and
Louisiana enno crops have been disap
Porto Kloo crops havo been cur
Immense sugar stooks In Java can
not be reached on account of the ship
ping shortage; ships are needed for
treep meve.ttcnt and munitions.
Army and Navy sugar requirements
have Increased as well as those from
.Most Industries using sugar have hud
their allotment r-dueed hy one-half;
MMtie will receive mi sugar.
Household should make every ef
fort to preerc the fruit crop without
sugar, or with small amounts of sugar.
Isiti-r, when the sugar supply Is larg
er, the canned fruit muy be sweetened
LADIES for .
X hoarder Is a man who Is untie In
terested In getting his bite than lu jlv
tug his bit.
Residents of Johns having
taxes and city liens to pay in
Portland can make their pay
ments without inconvenience by
availing themselves of our a or
vices. Wo will pay same and
secure your recoipt without in
convenience to you. Koe, 25
cents. References: Any St.
Johns Hank. Peninsula Title,
Abstract and Realty Co., by 11.
Henderson, Manager; -102 North
AMERICAN families would havo loss sugar than tho
people of war torn France, if wo depended entirely
on our home-grown sugar stocks.
Approximately 75 per cent, of our sugar is shipped
to our shores. Wo produce about 1,000,000 tons of sugar
a yoar. Our imports from abroad amount to over 3,000.
000 tons a yoar in normal times.
Tho United States Food Administration asks each
family to limit its use of stiffar to two pounds per month
per person for household use. Tho military situation de
mands that every available ship be placed at the disposal
of tho Army or Navy. When we save sugar, we save
No previous experience necessary
$9.00 per week to beginners
Rapid advancement in salary
on Mrs. F. PRIOR, Chief Operator
405 South Jersey St.
Will give an entertainment under the auspices of
the Knights and Ladies of Security
Thursday Evening, Sept. 12
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Not tht Ubl on your paper.
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