JFK+50: Volume 7, No. 2386CHURCHES & MINISTERS TAKE THE LEAD ON FOOD CONSERVATION
Washington, D.C. (JFK+50) The Reverend W.B. Norton, writing in The Chicago Daily Tribune, described a forthcoming meeting of the editors of religious newspapers, and the religious editors of daily newspapers, to discuss "methods of effective publicity" regarding plans for food conservation.
The Rev. Norton wrote...
"The church and ministers must enter upon this work with moral passion and a deep conviction that it is imperative patriotic service."
The Rev. added that cards were to be distributed by churches calling for individuals and families to record weekly their activities in conservation of food.*
Heading each card were these words...
"Waste not that others may want not."
*Some of the food conservation methods recommended by the United States Food Administration headed by Herbert Hoover included...
More Fruits & Vegetables
Less White Sugar
"Food Conservation During World War I," Together We Win, The Philadelphia Home Front During the First World War, www.togetherwewin.librarycompany.org
"Waste Not, So Other People May Want Not," by The Rev. W.B. Norton, The Chicago Daily Tribune, July 31, 1917.