Church Sociables and Entertainments

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Doubleday, Page, 1898 - Amusements - 168 pages
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Page 82 - Monday's child is fair of face/ Tuesday's child is full of grace/ Wednesday's child is full of woe/ Thursday's child has far to go...
Page 70 - Each table is decorated with one of the seven primary colors: violet, indigo, blue, green, yellow, orange and red.
Page 115 - By wire he could not send dispatch ; He filled his lamp with whale-oil grease, And never had a match to scratch. But in these days it's come to pass, All work is with such dashing done — We've all those things ; but, then, alas ! We seem to have no Washington.
Page 83 - But the child that is born on the Sabbath day Is lucky and bonny and wise and gay.
Page 11 - ... work and make them feel that they are needed. Let the proverbial " half dozen people who run the church " be multiplied to a hundred half dozens. Do not send printed slips asking for cooperation in church work, but send a live, working member who will be sure to carry the invitation in the right way. Church suppers should not be too formal, neither should a certain degree of conventional form be lacking. In no case should newcomers be overlooked, for it is their opportunity for getting acquainted....
Page 151 - Salt and nutmeg (lemon will do), Of baking powder teaspoons two. Lightly stir the flour in. Roll on pie 'board, not too thin; Cut in diamonds, twists or rings; Drop with care the doughy things Into fat that briskly swells Evenly the spongy cells. Watch with care the time for turning. Fry them brown, just short of burning. Roll in sugar. Serve when cool.
Page 151 - ... receipt into rhyme upon dainty creamlaid paper, and sell copies at twenty-five cents apiece. Here is a jingle that may be used: " One cup of sugar, one of milk ; Two eggs beaten till fine as silk. Salt and nutmeg (lemon'll do); Of baking powder, teaspoons two. Now lightly stir the flour in; Roll on a pie board not too thin; Cut in diamonds, twists or rings.
Page 14 - ... patronage. A kirmiss representing a New England village at the end of the first century of colonial life offers to students of American history a most interesting object lesson. In connection with this, a pageant representing the succession of important historical events which occurred during the 13 first hundred years of our colonial life, presented by a series of tableaux vivants, scenes and processionals, interspersed with such musical airs as were popular during that period, is a suggestion...
Page 158 - This birthday party is given to you. 'Tis something novel, something quite new; We send you each a little sack, Please either send or bring it back With as many cents as you are years old— We promise the number will never be told. 157 Kind friends will give you something to eat, And others will furnish a musical treat. The Social Committee, with greetings most hearty, Feel sure you'll attend your own birthday party.
Page 83 - Year's, Washington's Birthday, Inaugural Day, Easter, May Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, All Hallow E'en, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas. These are to be represented by persons dressed to indicate the idea, who may assist by suitable recitation, song or tableau. If preferred, this idea may be carried out in a bazar of the year, each section of the calendar year being represented as suggested for the festival. The arrangement of tables may be the same — the booths being decorated to indicate...

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