Hobo clam chowder

What you need
2 large cans clams
2 large onions, sliced
3 cups cold water
5 slices bacon, cut up fine
3 large potatoes, cut into cubes
1 quart milk
1 tablespoon flour
1 piece of butter the size of an egg
Salt and pepper

What you do
To the liquor of the clams, add water. In this, boil onions and bacon for 15 minutes.
Add potatoes.
Cut up the clams.
When potatoes are done, drop clams in.
Pour milk into the mixture.
Stir flour with a little cold water in a cup and add to the mixture.
Add butter, salt and pepper.
Serves six people.