of the guests. One man who is very clever and a dabbler in verse may receive the following:
"For this wonder culinary Take a pound of dictionary, Philosophy, perhaps a cup-- Beat three epics, mix them up, With a measure of blank verse Season with oratory terse, Sprinkle in a bunch of rue ---- looms into view."
A girl who has a record of alleged broken hearts to her account, is exploited in this style:
"Take an ounce of fickleness, Remorse, perhaps a grain or less; Stir this into ready wit, A Siren's smile to leaven it; A laugh of wondrous catchiness This is little ----"
OVER THE CHAFING DISH.
Recipes for cooking with this dish of dishes are more than plentiful, yet new ones are always sought; and these will all be found most excellent.
SWEETBREADS WITH PEAS.
Can of peas; three small sweetbreads; one teaspoonful butter; one-half pint of stock broth; celery leaf; salt; white pepper; one-half teaspoonful brown flour. Stand the sweetbreads in cold water for an hou