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A postal card is only for your in
timates and should only hold a brief
message. Neither salutation nor
complimentary close is used on a
postal card, and.it is better form to
sign them with initials where you are
sure they will be understood.
The date should be written out in
full. One may say "the sixth of May"
or May Six never May the Sixth.
We say Louis the Fourteenth, mean
ing that thirteen kings have passed
before him. We da not mean that
six Mays have already passed.
Any sign of haste is a discourtesy.
So don't sign your letters, "Hastily
Never begin your letter with an
apology for not writing before. Re
member such an apology means I do
not care enough for you to take time
to write you.
See that your write carefully, legi
bly, without flourishes or affectations.
Fore some inscrutable reason "My
dear " is considered more
ceremonious than "Dear ."
Remember to be careful of your
spelling and punctuation, and even if
you are a proficient typist do not send
typewritten letters except when the
communication is on business.
The word "To" is used preceding
an official title or when one wishes
to be distinctly formal. Business let
ters begin with Sir or Madam, Dear
Sir or Dear Madam.
Business letters should be brief
and specific. A gentleman will al
ways answer a lady's letter instantly,
but a woman must not write to a man
who is only an acquaintance if she
.can avoid it, and then she should
make her note very formal.
If you . wish to be very formal
write your notes in the third person,
but do not begin in the third person
and end in the first by signing the
These suggestions are for the man
ner in which your notes are written.
Next time I'll tell you what to put in
SOME EGGLESS RECIPES
Cream one cup of sugar with one
tablespoon of butter. Beat until light
and foamy. Add one-half cup of
milk, one and one-half cups of flour
sifted three times with one-half tea
spoon of cream of tartar. Beat all"
together. Flavor with lemon. Bake
in muffin rings in two small layers
and put together with chocolate
These; must be set overnight. Beat
well together two cups of milk, four
tablespoonsful melted butter, four
cups of flour and a scant cup of well
boiled hominy. If the large hominy
is used it should be chopped. Add
salt to taste and put in warm -place
until half an hour before baking time;
then stir in one-fourth teaspoonf ul of
soda dissolved in hot water. Let
them stand one-half hour, thembake
very quickly In muffin rings-or tins,
or dropped by the spoonful on a
greased baking pan.
Corn Starch Fritters.
Two cups of .milk in double boiler,
add one-half cup of sugar, fdur even
tablespoons of corn starch blended
with a little of the milk from the
double boiler and a pinch of salt. Add
to warm milk and boil until it will
not drop from spoon. Set aside to
become slightly cool. Add one-half
cup of diced pineapple that has been
thoroughly drained. Put into pan
about two, inches deep. Set away to
become cold and firm. Cut in strips
or squares. Dip into fritter batter.
Drop in deep fat until golden brown
and serve at once with pineapple
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There was a young waitress named
Who carried a plate of mock turtle.,
When, strange to relate,
She trippled, and the plate
That once was mock turtle turned