The Intelligencer September 4, 1918 (page 5)

“Further Cut in Allowance. Something drastic in sugar regulations for those who have to dine out in restaurants and hotels is announced in a circular just issued by the Canada Food Board, and received by restaurants yesterday.

The circular says that no more than two pounds of sugar must be used for each 90 meals, and restaurants figure that this means one teaspoonful for each meal. If a man or woman now orders coffee and a cereal for breakfast, the person must make the one teaspoon do for both.”

The Intelligencer September 4, 1918 (page 5)

“Tag Day Result. In spite of the bad weather on Saturday the proceeds of the Belleville branch of the Canadian War Contingent Association tag day, were $530.00. As the C. W. C. A. has to depend entirely on donations as a source of revenue for overseas work, the above sum is most welcome for Christmas work, which is now on hand.”