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Elgin Echo

Elgin, Iowa

March 18, 1926

Fireless Cooker Demonstration

Friday afternoon, March 8, the Illyria ladies met at the home of Mrs. Walter Rothlisberger where she demonstrated the fireless cooker, made of a cheese box, asbestos, crushed paper and a pillow filled with crushed paper. The inside well, cover and collar were made by a tinner at the actual cost of $1.20. Mrs. Rothlisberger prepared a stew in the cooker and everybody tasted it, and oh, boy it was good.  Those present were Mrs. Mary Ogle, Mrs. Israel Shaffer, Mrs. Amelia Strong, Mrs. John Rothlisberger, Mrs. Wallace Peters, Mrs. Ed Gehring, Marie Gehring and Mrs. W. Rothlisberger. . .





~ transcribed and contributed by Crystal A. Bingham <>

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