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The Norfolk Weekly News-Journal
The NCWR , EHtabllBhed 1881.
The Journal , EatabllHhed 1877.
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No. II 22.
The farther you got on July 4 from
the larger cities , the moro unrestrict
cd the URO of dangerous explosives be
The Hinall boy who finds all his
cycH , ears and lingers Intact , views In
alarm the spread of the safe and bant
July 4 movement.
Freight rate on lemons Is ordered
reduced. This will cut the cost of
one necessary of life during the con
Knowing that the house lly lives but
ten days , the boarding house keeper
Joels it is needless to put In screens
SOT BO short a period.
July 4 must have marked the ad
vent of a higher civilization to Nc
vada , as a day when the fighters were
ut least governed by n referee.
The government now has a surplus
of $9,000,000. How fortunate no one
told the congressmen about It before
they got away from Washington.
Mr. Tnft Is studying national econ
omy , although to n congessman men
tlon of mieh a subject IB as 111 man
iicred as profanity before ladles.
Mayor Gaynor of New York vetoes
a tag day proposal. He believes hold
ups should be limited to the wild west
Pullman cars , and summer hotels.
The Zionists are in convention at
Plttsburg thiB week , but a. visitor to
New York nt any old tlmo must re
gard It as a perpetual Zionist meet
The Reno divorce colony turned out
4n great shape to see the fight. It
may be quite useful In their businesb
on the next round of the mntrimonla
Now we ehall see if Teddy will get
-the pelts of those New York leglsla
tors to place In the Smithsonian insti
tutlon along with the rest of his tro
Joseph Thomas , inventor of the
lioop skirt , has just died. As a fifty
years' resident of Hohoken , his pun
iBhment seems to have lltted the
Colonel Roosevelt now uses an au
tomobllc to avoid newspaper men. The
reporters , however , can do their Inter
views quite well without leaving tht
Cotton mills employing 100,000 pee
pie have- shut down. Owing to the
growing scantiness of bathing suits
and peek-a-boo waists , they natural ! }
would have less to do.
The city of Paris will honor Kinj ,
Edward by changing the name of one
of the best thoroughfares In the cit >
the Rue Royale and rebaptizing It
in his majesty's name.
The move for a "Father's day" prob
ably means pulling father's leg for an
excursion for the whole family.
Now that auto tires are up 20 per
cent July 1 , the advance In cost ol
living Is getting beyond the speed
The rest of the columns of the Out
look will be like the church socin
news when a presidential election is
Mr. Taft would not expect to dodge
politics during vacation could he but
see the host of ofllce-seekers about to
bivouac at Beverly.
The Zeppelin airship Is wrecked.
This getting up so high that a big
tree looks Just like a feather duster
does not appeal to us.
Crops are being more consjdered
than the tariff In the booking of new
business for the fall trade.
Concrete Is being laid on some of
the Panama canal locks at the rate
of 4,000 cubic yards a day.
Mr. Hamilton , the aviator , says it Is
as easy to fly by night as by day. It
has always been considered easier.
The first bulletin coming out of the
census bureau gives Texas a great
boon for rapid increase in population.
Frances Hodgson Burnett says ,
"There's nothing so strong as rage ,
except that which makes you hold it
in that's stronger. "
Columbus , O. , Is searching for a slo
gan. Several cities have more or
less damaged slogans which might
be purchased at a bargain.
The Greek colony which located at
Alberta , Canada , have decided that
the climate Is too strenuous and are
planning to remove to Texas.
i r * yn-
It IB confidently predicted that the
Bclentlflc farming will double the pro
duction of the United States In the
next ten years.
The deposed shah of Persia has
taken up the study of medicine. An
other proof that It IB never too late to
make one's self useful.
Senator Culberbon of Texas gets reelected -
elected after spending only $27. In
other states Its costs about $27,000
for the people to kick out a man tliej
Insurgents and regulars alike come
away from Roosevelt with an exhlhl
tlon smile nailed on. The reporters
seem to expect they will be hanging
to the seat of their trousers.
J. P. Morgan gets the degree of
doctor of laws out of Harvard , but
many of our trust presidents have
proved themselves master of laws In
their tussles with the courts.
Medical scientists claim that a man
who observes the laws of health
should live 120 years. This would
give Bryan a chance In several more
The woman lawyer who exhausted
every other resource at her command
In a trial ended up by crying. That IB
an argument no male attorney has
ever been able to answer.
Colonel Roosevelt spent his last da >
In Europe chasing song birds. The
only thing In that line popular over
here Is the kind you buy a $5 orches
tra seat to hear.
An American woman is found cut uj
In a trunk at Lake Como , Italy. The >
are learning New York methods of
Improving the manners of people who
get themselves disliked.
Insanity has Increased 100 percent
In the last fifty years , said a Boston
authority , and at the present rate o
Increase we shall all be insane 265
years hence. Cheerful prospect !
Nicaragua wants ns to intervene
Having lost their only asset , a pos
sible Bite for the isth.uian canal , they
naturally want to get some one to do
the Job of governing them for noth
The passangers on the Zeppelin air
ship were able to climb down through
the trees , which Is much better than
being seasick on a liner , with only
the sea weed on which to get to ter
So far as we have been able to learn
the British unicorn , which divides the
honors with the lion on the British
shield , Is the only animal which Teddy
Roosevelt failed to bring home a spec
One of the " "
largest "melons" ever
sliced for the delectation of stockhold
ers will be cut by the Singer Manu
facturing company , which divided $30.
000,000 dividends among its stock
It will undoubtedly be the work of
the airship to bring the nations of
the world into closer touch arid in
time to make war ridiculous. When
the world takes to airships , then , wll
Iy-nille , peace is enacted.
It has been kindly suggested that
in consideration of the millions whlcl
Mayor Gaynor is saving New York
City he ought to have his salary raised
or be given a Saturday half holiday
the year around.
A Zeppelin balloon passenger line
is one of the prospects in the east In
the near future. The organization of
a company to run them is now being
attempted. Even a balloon line will
not float its own stock.
The Danes paid America a dcllcato
compliment when they said they be
lieved Dr. Cook's story because he was
an American. It is to be greatly re
gretted that their confidence was
found to he misplaced.
Fifty-five thousand teachers In Bos
ton this week , once known as the
great center for books and Icebergs ,
now principally noted as always hav
Ing a ball team at the foot of one of
the big leagues.
The great advance In railroad regu
lation is due to the republican policy
of a strong government at Washing
ton. The democrats want to fritter
away all power by dividing It all up
among the states.
The agricultural speeders of Iowa ,
Nebraska , Kansas and Missouri seem
to have lost all Interest In bank div
idends , for 427 banks In those states
say $15,000,000 has been spent for
automobiles in their neighborhood.
Colonel Roosevelt was to retire
from the political game , but after a
few days self repression on the
bleachers , here wo have him down on
the side lines coaching Hughes to
bat the cover off the direct nomina
The Texans welcome joyfully the
new steamship passenger line from
Gnlveston to European ports which
enables the people of the lone star
state to go abroad without taking n
long railway Journeyv before taking
| COni ,
Governor Proctor's birthday gift to
hla son of one of the Green moun
tains would be nn acceptable gift to
almost anyone In the good old sum
mer time , yet it was rather an unus
ual gift. Are mountains likely to be
come popular as holiday gifts ?
There Is little doubt but that the
adjournment of congress will hnv
decidedly beneficial effect on busi
ness conditions , li will remove that
element of uncertainty as o what
legislation may be enacted which al
ways exists while congress IB In ses
Switzerland IB expecting a larger
and hungrier horde of Americans to
Invade her borders this Bummer than
over before and is putting up prices
for board and lodging until they
compare favorably with the height of
the mountains with which the hotels
How much better IB the new Rus
so-Japanese pact , comprising a full ad
justment of all the points of differ
ence between the two nations signed
with a pen In black and white than
that settlement with swords a few
years back which cost so many lives.
Surely "the pen IB mightier than the
The administration of the Imperial
chancellor , Bethmann-Hollweg , Is not
proving successful. The able colonia
secretary , Herr Dernberg , has resign
ed and other changes are anticipated
As a servant of a chancellor like Prince
von Bulow he was very valuable , bu
as chief of a ministry he has failed in
about every particular.
William James Sidls , the youthfu
Harvard prodigy , has evolved a ne\\
idea of motor power for an airship
by which he calculates that It will be
possible to make a trip to the plane
Venus In twenty minutes. Such math
ematical calculations aa these maj
show a remarkable mind , but most o
us would not care to accompany the
boy on his first visit to our siste
Mayor Gaynor of New York City ha
issued an order that will Insure a sane
Fourth of July In that city. His orde
positively prohibits the sale of danger
ous explosives in that city , which 1
vehemently protested against by 1,500
manufacturers and Jobbers who de
clare the enforcement of the orde
will ruin their business. Better do
that than sacrifice a number of live
and malm and disfigure possible hun
dreds of others simply to dispose o
articles that carry with them sorrow
suffering and death.
For the second time In Its histor >
an American girl will divide honors
in ruling India. King George's cab
Inet has decided to appoint Honorable
Lewis Harcourt as viceroy of India
to succeed Lord MInto. Mr. Harcourt's
wife was Miss Mary Burns , a daughter
tor tf the late W. H. Burns of Now
York. If Mrs. Harcourt Is as popula
In this honored position as her pre
decessor , Miss Mary Letter of Chlca
co , who became Lady Curzon , she
will be able to do much for the people
Lady Constance Lytton of London
In the disguise of a charwoman smash
ed a number of windows "in the Inter
est of the woman's suffrage move
ment" and was sent to jail. She had
assumed the name of Jane Walton
but soon tiring of her Imprisonment
she disclosed her Identity and was
promptly released. This shows how
Justice is meted out In England how
there is one law for the rich and an
other for the poor. As plain Jane
Walton this woman was a criminal , as
Lady Lytton she was innocent.
President vTaft's public utterances
are nearly always worthy of the high
office which he fills. He has wide and
unusual experience in two hemi
spheres , added to his early legal edu
cation. When a man of such nccum
ulated wisdom points out as he did
recently to the young men of Ameri
ca tke "Ignoble side of easy profit' '
and bids them to be men of high cour
age , of accurate Judgment , of a love
of the truth and real patriotism , he
gives advice so good that If we do
not take it will argue more than Indif
California , er at least large sections
of that great commonwealth , has
changed its attitude completely with
regard te the Japanese laborer. The
state labor commissioner declares the
desperate need of laborers in the field ,
orchard and vineyard Industries and
has Invited the erstwhile despised
Japs to "come over to Macedonia and
help us. " It Is probable that San
Francisco which was always the seat
of the anti-Japanese sentiment la as
strongly opposed to the Mongolian In-
vaslon as ever. But the rest of the
state is feeling the lack of help to
harvest their crops BO keenly that It
s not only willing , but eager to wel
come the little brown men.
St. Louis Is also roused to the need
for commanding a safe Fourth of July
and a public meeting was recently
leld to Inaugurate some plan for a
sensible celebration. Archbishop John
J. Glennon was ono of the speakers.
"I don't see any patriotism in noise , "
declared the bishop. " 1 don't see any
heroism In the man carried with his
wounds into the hospital after a glor
ious Fourth , lior In the explosion of
n toy cannon when the boy explodes
with the cannon. All this Is noise
simply nolJc and nothing more. And
the reason can you think of any oth
er than recrudescence of type ? " The
head of the police board promised
the cooperation of his department ,
and many Important local organiza
tions were represented In the move
Canada Is not making as much of
a stir about conservation of natural
resources as the United States does ,
but IB doing a great deal more. There
are now twenty-six forest reserves In
the Canadian northwest with n com
bined area of more than cloven million
acres. The policy of the government
calls for annual Increases of this area
as surveys are pushed Into the wild
erness. Homesteaders are allowed to
cut enough lumber In neighboring re
serves to erect their homes and build
ings. But foresters Bee that the lum
ber Is properly cut without waste or
injury to young trees. Clifton Slfton
is the dominion forester and a most
wise and clllcient official. The Immi
gration bureaus which have carried on
such a remarkable campaign of pub
licity and have lured a million set
tlers to the lands of the Canadian
northwest were organized and con
ducted by him. The United States
could use a few more such olficers as
Forester Sifton , who keep out of poli
ties and attend to business to good
W. H. BUTTERF1ELD.
Friends of W. H. Butterlleld of Nor
folk , who returned yesterday from
southern California where he had
spent the winter , will be pleased to
know that his health Is very greatly
improved and he is feeling better than
for some time. He withstood the ef
fects of the journey across the contl
nent with remarkable vigor.
TAFT SAVES US MONEY.
President Taft has not enl >
achieved great legislation. He has
run a wonderfully successful adminis
trntlon from a business standpoint
In saving sixty-eight million dollars
In the ordinary run of the year's bust
ness , and In cutting down our defici
ninety-three million dollars , Taft has
done service that the nation doesn"
give him full credit for. It's a most
TAFT AND ROOSEVELT.
All the silly talk of those enemies
of the Taft administration , to the ef
feet that a coolness had developed between
tweon the president and Colonel Roosevelt
evelt , was knocked into a cocked ha' '
when the colonel and the presiden
threw their arms around one another
Thursday afternoon at Beverly and
enjoyed a two hours' visit such as
only two warm-hearted men who love
each other , can enjoy.
There was no concealing the fact
that the two big men were the best
friends in the world. They were like
two big brothers who hadn't seen one
another for more than a year.
They always have been friends and
they're better friends than ever.
It had often been said before , bul
some of those who have done their
best to toss mud at the Taft adminis
tration , had seen fit not to believe It
that Roosevelt would bo delighted
with Taft's work during his first year
in the white house. No reasonable
American could he anything but well
pleased with the great strides In con
structive legislation that the adminis
tration has made.
Roosevelt knows , and the country
will agree before Taft's first term Is
ended , that no president has done
greater work In so short a time than
President Taft. Why shouldn't Roosevelt
evelt slap his old friend Bill on the
Be sure it's a sane one.
It's Jack , the giant killer.
No , he couldn't come back.
Has anybody here seen rain ?
Now for those Christmas presents.
Now the "I told you so" man can
Did you bet against the golden
It's the same old feeling on the
Are you betting on the bollermaker
or the big cinder ?
Keep you eye on The News for the
fight dope while it's fresh.
Northeastern Nebraska has had
moro than Its quota of murder stories
If you want It round by round , bo
a guest of The News at the Auditor-
urn Monday afternoon.
Here come two holidays In a bunch.
3ut bo sure you're sober enough to
go to work Tuesday morning.
Limping around on crutches for
hreo weeks In the middle of the sumner -
nor Isn't ' what It's cracked up to bo.
Won't some generous soul make a
sacrifice hit by leaving the baby bug
gy out over night ? That'll bring rain.
Nobody cares particularly what you
say yo * said about the fight before it
happened. Nobody will believe that
that's what jou said , anyhow , unless
you really had money up on It.
"Please let me have a good loud
alarm clock. " Bald a customer In a
local Jewelry store a few days ago. " 1
want a loud one so the woman can
hear It. You see she goes out and
docs washing. "
"Jack London , Reno , Nev. , July 5.
Please rush 1,000 wonlB on the kind
of breakfast food MlBtah Johnslng
eats. Also , does he shave himself ?
What kind of shoes does he wear ?
Etc. Sport Editor. "
ATCHISON GLOBE SIGHTS.
If there Is a hole In the Iloor of n
store , every man who comes In will
spit In it.
If any suffragette was ever loved by
a man It was before she joined the
To a boy a steamboat whistle Is as
attractive as the rich rumble of a
It Is as foolish to throw away your
health as it is to throw away your
money. In fact , It's worse.
Many a man who won't cat a Dutch
lunch ( -Miring the day , at regular
meal time , will eat it at midnight.
There Is little In the newspapers
lately , except advertising for cheap
skates who are running for office.
We never cared for gold fish , either.
And we once gave away the best
canary bird singer ever heard in
Lysander John Appleton lias never
had a chance to amount to much ; so
much of his time has been given to
Having seen Halley's comet , we arc
Inclined to doubt the statements that
It once worried Europe as much as
the coining of the Turks.
When a man tells you what people
are saying about you , tell him what
people say about him ; that will quick
ly take his mind off your troubles.
When a friend calls on you , and
grumbles and growls what he really
desires is that you whip his enemies
while he looks on from a safe dis
Any perfume that smells like a
tuberose should be used only by wo
men wearing crepe , so that people
can see what is coming and get out
of the way.
It must be nice to be a bull dog ;
a bull dog is let alone so much. People
ple are not particularly kind to a bull
dog , but It isn't kindness a man longs
for ; it's being let alone.
To the girl in love from Sunday
evening to Sunday evening is a long
dreary time , but to the girl reading a
continued story in a magazine the
time between installments is years
They tell of an Atchison girl who
wears her dresses shorter and shorter
as she grows older. As she has
reached 27 , and is still growing old
er , there is cause for real alarm.
We are not disposed to fuss , as a
rule , particularly with farmers , since
farmers are the bulwark of our na
tion , but we are compelled to say
that Jim Morrow needs a new buggy
When a man Is crippled , and needs
crutches for a few days , he never
buys a pair ; he borrows from a neigh
bor who has needed a pair , and re
covered. John O'Neill has returned
Americans love twaddle more than
any other people. A leader can excite
the French by appealing to their
cupidity ; by promising them the priv
ilege of gutting the stores , and getting
groceries and clothes for nothing , but
the French are not easily fooled with
twaddle. An American , however , loves
twaddle ; a leader can make him cry
any time with twaddle , and , while he
is blind with tears , and can't see , rob
When a man Is cross there Isn't
anything In the world more aggravat
Ing than a house with all the connect
ing doors down , or one that has doors
that close noiselessly. A man likes
to slam a door. He gets more good
out of slamming a door , In his opln
on , than any one could get out of re
liglon. It Is his protest against c\-
erythlng in the world that is wrong ,
and it means that he Isn't much older
than the child that beats its head
on the floor.
Every time there Is a marriage the
pastor , at a certain place In the cere
mony , says : "If anyone knows good
reason why this marriage should not
iako place , let him now speak up. "
We have always doubted that anyone
ever spoke up at this particular place ,
and demanded that the ceremony stop ,
iut it seems we were mistaken. At
Coolldge , last Wednesday , two young
icoplo wore being married , and , when
he preacher Invited anyone to speak
up If ho knew why the marriage
should not proceed , a man stepped up ,
and said : "I hold the proxy of Miss
Sara Mllllgan , to whom this young
nan was formerly engaged , and I am
uithori cd to imiUo a fuss. " But the
> reuched decided a fuss couldn't ho
nado by proxy , and the ceremony
IX. Attractive Table
By EDITH G. CIIARLTON.
In Chnrfie of Domeitlc Economy. Iowa
Copyright. 1910. \ > j American
In importance to the propel
NEXT of food la the way It Is
nerved and Uio order In which
the table la laid. The attrac
tive oppcuruuco of well cooked food
appeals strongly to the appctlto and
prepares the dlgestlvo organs for their
work. Probably every person has ex
perienced the feeling of being suddenly
hungry when souio especially attrac
tive viand has been displayed before
him. Equally true is It that almost
every one has known hunger to van
ish at sight of a table laid with soiled
linen and china and food carelessly
arranged on serving dishes. The home
ly hash bus not a musical numo and
generally calls up memories of unou-
Joyablo meals , yet i have known a
platter of It to win as sincere approval
as has ever been bestowed on a porter
house steiik. True , the hush was serv
ed piping hot on a pretty platter. It
was well browned , Hanked perhaps
with pouched eggs and garnished with
sprigs of parsley. Its llavor , too , was
just as pleasing and tempting as its
appearance. It may take a moment
or two longer to garnish the dish of
meat or vegetables , but It certainly
pays for the trouble. Itather than
neglect It I would suggest omitting
one or two dishes from the menu. He-
ferrlng to menus brings to mind the
fact that in some homes , those In the
country especially , tliure Is a tendency
to serve too many foods of the sam
kind at the same meal.
For Instance , I have many time
seen three kinds of cooked fruit , thre
or four kinds of vegetables and a
least two kinds of pickles or dessert
served at nn ordinary dinner. Thl
means unnecessary work , unnecessary
expense and so much time spent li
preparation that very likely there wa
none left for dainty serving. A knowl
edge of foods and food values should
teach the housekeeper that onr food o
each of the above mentioned kinds 1
sufficient at one time for any family.
In many homes , too. It is the custom
to put all the food on the table a
once and bai t the various dishes pass
SIMPLE 11REAKPAST TADLI1.
ed from one person to the next with
out any attempt at serving. While
am at all times nil advocate of slm
pllclty. 1 do like to see the head o
the house presiding at table , carvlnj ,
and serving the meat at least and his
wife , at her end of the table , presid
ing over the coffee and serving those
dishes which rightfully fall to her lot
It seems much more like true hos
pitality when this is done than when
platters and vegetable dishes follow
each other in quick succession around
the table , each Individual helping him
self. The extra minutes which serv
ing requires Is the best thing In the
world for the family , because It al
lows more time to masticate the food
and for social conversation , that best
of all sauces for the digestion.
Setting the Table.
The keynote of good taste Is sim
plicity , and nowhere is It displayed to
better advantage than in laying a ta
ble for n meal , be that an everyday
family affair or n formal gathering of
special guests. It is not my intention
to outline a set of rules for the hostess
who plans to entertain on an elaborate
scale. She probably will have the ad
vice and assistance of the professional
caterer. But my wish Is to give a few
of the important points to be observed
in setting the ordinary table for the
ordinary meal. And 1 want to preface
what I shall say with the hope that all
women who preside over homes or
who have the training of young people
ple In charge will Bee to It that no
carelessness is permitted either In ta
ble manners or in the simple act of
Betting the table , because such things
leave an Indelible mark in after life.
The table , which may be either round ,
square or oblong , aa preferred. Is to
be first covered with a alienee cloth ,
a pad of asbestus cloth or double faced
canton flannel. The first is more ex
pensive , but Is better because of its
protection to the table and because It
Joes not become moist from hot dishes
and stick to the table. Over the pad
Is laid the linen cloth , which should
extend ten Inches over the edge of the
table on all sides. The fold In the
enter of the cloth should be exactly
u the center or tintable. .
In arranging the places allow at
east twenty inches space at cue tame
or eacl ) person. The china , glass and
liver set for each person make what
IB commonly unown tin a "covur. " In
placing I In1 HIIVIT observe thin order :
Ln.v the Hllvrr nn cither Hide of thn
piiitc In tin1 under In which It In to bo
lined , beginning at tinoutHide. . 1'laco
the knives on the right Hide , Handles
wliout oiu * inch trom vdgu of tntiio ,
( harp edge I timed in. Lay all the
forks , with tht > exception of the oymur
fork , on the left Hand Hide , tinea up ,
handles on a line with the handles of
the Itnlves. Tlii' oyster forl ; Is althor
placed on the tight Hide outside the
knives or tdantlng across the oyster
plate , handle toward the right hand.
The Npooim are properly placed on the
right side , the soup spoon otiusldo the
knives. The teaspoon at dinner Is next
the plate * . For breakfast It may Do
outside the knife If It Is to bo used
first. It lu considered more correct for
a formal dinner to have the silver
brought to the table with enrh courao
after the naiad has been served.
The table napkin is folded In n sim
ple square and la placed on the left
Ride at the lower edge of the plate. If
bread and butter platea arc used thcno
are placed on the left just above the
napkin. The water glass Li placed on
the right side nt the top of the kntfe.
A pair of nalt and pepper shnkern In
placed conveniently between each two
persona. UB a rule.
It la well to bavcBome decoration on
the table , even If It be nothing moro
than a simple potted plant or BO mo
aprays of wild tlowera. A small pot or
growing parsley In winter H better
than no decoration. The centerpiece-
should be low and Hat rather than
high , for the latter obstructs the view
of people sitting on opposite sides of
the table. Dishes of celery , olives , ptc-
klca or confectionery may bo on the
table from the beginning of the meat
and If so should be arranged near the
center around the Moral decoration.
If tea or collet Is to be served on the
table the cups , saucers and service
Bhould be neatly arranged In front of
Serving the Meal.
In many homes where there la only
one maid to act as cook and waitress
the serving must be as simple an pos
sible. Very often , In fact , the house
keeper must herself act as both coot
and waitress , and then the serving
must be even more simple. Hut In any
case try to avoid the too common hab
it of putting everything on the table
at once and allowing each person to
When there are boys and girls in
the family they should be taught tc-
take turns In serving. In that case or
when the housekeeper Is alone the tlrst
course may be placed on the table be
fore the meal Is announced. If it la
soup served from u tureen the hostess
serves It from her end of the table ,
or the soup may bo served in the
kitchen and put nt each place before
the family Is seated. The soup plates
and tureen are removed before bring
ing in the next course. The meat plat
ter is placed at the head of the table
before the host , who uhould carve It
and. putting a portion on each plate ,
pass it to the person sitting at his-
rlght. This person keeps it if spe
cially requested to do so or passes It
on down the table. The potatoes and
other vegetables may be served by
the host If the family Is small or by
some person sitting near him. The
dinner dishes that is , the plates on
which the meat course was served
should be removed before bringing In
the salad or dessert. If both are in-
eluded In tlie menu the salad is gen
erally served by the hostess. It Is
quite permissible , however , to have
the salad arranged on individual plates-
in the kitchen and placed on the table
at the beginning of dinner. Dessert
should be served by the host while the
hostess pours the tea or collet * . Pudding -
ding sauce and cream and sugar are
passed. Hrcad and butter are usually
on the table throughout the meal and
are passed as needed. Celery and
olives are passed with the soup and
pickles with the meat course. Jelly Is
often passed with chicken , and apple
sauce should accompany roast pork.
In some households the business of
serving at table without a maid has
been brought to a perfection which is
worthy of emulation. In order that
It may be absolutely devoid of awk
wardness It is necessary for euch'mem
ber of the family to bo well schooled
In Ills or her part. It Is nowadays the
fashion In sonic households to dispense-
with the services of a maid , at least
during the simpler meals of tin * day.
When there is a waitress she Is ex
pected to take the plate from the hester
or hostess and place It before the per
son for whom it was served. Shfr
must place all dishes at the right sldo
and pass those from which the person
helps himself at the left. All plates
and dishes are removed from the right
side. In clearing the table after eacti
course nil dishes used In serving It
must be removed as well as the Indi W -
vidual plate and silver. After the
salad and before serving the dessert
all dishes , bread , butter and relishes
should be removed and the crumba
brushed up on crumb tray. Water
glosses should be kept filled as required
without removing them from the table
With a little practice any meal can
be served simply and correctly , and in
a short time It will be found that Its
enjoyment has been greatly Increased.
In buying chlnu or silver remember
that quality la of much more consequence
quence than ornamentation , and m
ilther the simpler designs and color-
ngs arc preferable. Plain white china
of good quality la much more satisfy ,
ng In the end than elaborate designs
n pronounced colors. In nothing are
irtlstlc sense and feeling more strong-
y shown than lu the appointments of
the dining table.
Stated a Fact.
"Do you see the horizon yonder
ivhero the sky seemu to meet the
arth ? "
"Yes , uncle. "
"Boy , I have Journeyed so near there
hat I couldn't put a sixpence between \
ly head and the sky. "
"Oh , uncle , what a whopper ! "
"It's a fact , my lad. I hadn't one to
ut. " Pearson's Weekly.