ETIQUETTE OF CARDS.
Visiting and calling cards—Their size and style-Wedding cards,
Leaving cards in calling-Cards for mother and daughter-
Cards not to be set in envelopes to return formal calls-Glazed
cards not in fashion-P. P. C. cards-Cards of congratulation-
When sent-Leave cards in making first calls of the season and
after invitations-Mourning cards-Christmas and Easter cards
-Cards of condolence-Bridegroom's card . . .
Character revealed by conversation-Importance of conversing well
-Children should be trained to talk well-Cultivation of the
memory – Importance of remembering names-How Henry
Clay acquired this habit - Listening – Writing down one's
thoughts-Requisites for a good talker-Vulgarisms-Flippancy
-Sympathizing with another-Bestowing compliments-Slang
-Flattery--Scandal and gossip--Satire and ridicule-Religion
and politics to be avoided--Bestowing of titles-Interrupting
another while talking --Adaptability in conversation-Correct
use of words--Speaking one's mind--Profanity-Display of
knowledge-Double entendres-Impertinent questions--Things
to be avoided in conversation-Hobbies--Fault-finding--Dis-
putes . . . . . . . . . . . . .