This Day In History: 1917-08-09
Mahwah Canning Club Activities
Chairman: Mrs. Elmer J. Snow; Demonstrator: Miss Helen C. Smith; Chairmen: Finances: Mrs. Clarence Lewis, Program and Publicity, Mrs. Dana Pierce. The purpose of the Club is to preserve the food raised in the Town by proper canning and preserving. There are five kitchens: Central at the residence of Mrs. James DeVine, Mahwah, Wednesdays and Saturdays; Cragmere: Mrs. John Stewart, Cragmere Park, Tuesdays; Darlington: Mrs. Charles R. Troop, Thursdays; Brake Shoe Welfare House, Mr. Peddle, Fridays; Houvenkopf Kitchen, Mr. Houvenkopf Community House, Miss Mack, Mondays. “Kitchens can be used at any time by any housewife or group of women who wish to work together in preserving or canning their own food.” Anyone with surplus is urged to put it at the disposal of the Club.