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A F1'W HINTS ON ECONOMY. Whe ntalk of' thrift is in the' air, a few h?lnts front one who has always studlsqd .conomy, will niot conice amiss. Th'e weekly allowance ought to be dl vided into sections, .housekeeping so much; clothilg so inuch, personal ex penses so nmuchl,so rnuch for patriotic and lcharitable purposes, and some for the savings bank where possible. Buy for cash. Shop in the best market then yout know just where you stand, and if bad times come you know how you stand. 1)o not,reduce food sup plies. Food should' be plentiful and of the best quality. A sausage is cheaper than a chop, but of course the chop is the better investment of 'the two.' It is impossible to overesti 1mate the importance of good cooking iin making too dwholesome, digcstibil 'uld aplpetising. Eliminate every use less article of diet, and you will find most of the frills are the exlensive and last wholesome part of the menu.
Buy in shops where you can gee thoroughly reliable quality--quality in toodaetuffs pays every time. Soap should be bought in large. quantities and cut up to harden befqre using. A great source of waste is the turn ed-down gas jet, left so often in rooms during the evening. In the.Fas stove. too, there are ways of saving. Use a ste?tner whenever possible. 1Keep saucepans covered, except ill ease of g,:rn vegetables, so that a small iiquan tity of gas will keep them boiling. A kettle with a large surface at the bot toin is tile oust eco(itIIIical. \V i lmaking tea for one, don't Il:iak a big teapot full of tea. - DIon't leave large liumpns of cgal i.i the sitting room grate when everyone his gonle to bed. Lift the lunil o,;lt ;nld mpush them unllder the grate, they wifll give the fire' a good st:erl to-mor .\A arefill housiWti ifs ?an ketp iWl ,Xtecnses in limany ways, but always she ought to keep a strict accounlt of expenditure and have systeml linl con trollint her resources.