" No useless dish our table crowds; Harmoniously ranged and consonantly just, As in a concert instruments resound, Our ordered dishes in their courses chime."

I offer here a few suggestions as helps to the practical housewife in her everyday cooking. If large lunch, dinner, or tea parties are given in the city, a caterer may be employed. If given in the country, the articles obtainable at the time of year must enter into the bill of fare.

Suggestions For A Bill Of Fare In A Private Family For One Week. Sunday

Breakfast.

Oatmeal Mush. Codfish Balls. Saratoga Potatoes. Waffles.

Maple Syrup. Coffee.

Dinner.

Roast Beef with Yorkshire Pudding.

Potatoes, Celery, Canned Vegetables, and Pickles.

Blanc-Mange. Apple Pie. Coffee.

Supper.

Thin Bread and Butter. Cold Baked Beans. Sauce.

Cake. Tea.

Monday

Breakfast.

Cracked Wheat and Milk. Ragout of Cold Roast Beef.

Baked Eggs. Baked Potatoes. Coffee or Chocolate.

Dinner.

Boiled Dinner. Suet Pudding.

Supper.

Mush and Milk. Buttered Toast. Cheese. Sauce.

Cake. Tea.

Tuesday

Breakfast.

Fried Mush. Mapie Syrup. Corned Beef Hash.

Hot Rolls. Coffee.

Dinner.

Roast Pork. Fried Apples. Boiled Potatoes. Tomatoes.

Lemon Pie.

Supper.

Potato Salad. Cold Roast Pork. Milk Toast. Jelly Cake. Jam. Tea.

Wednesday

Breakfast.

Oatmeal Mush. Codfish Stew. Baked Potatoes. Muffins.

Coffee or Chocolate.

Dinner.

Boiled Mutton. Boiled Rice. Mashed Potatoes. Turnips.

Baked Indian Pudding. (Leave enough Potatoes for Breakfast.)

Supper.

Cold Mutton, garnished with Lemon. Russian Salad, Hot Biscuit. Lemon Butter. Gingerbread. Tea.

Thursday

Breakfast.

Rice Croquettes. Broiled Beefsteak. Lyonnaise Potatoes. Laplanders. Coffee or Chocolate.

Dinner.

Calves' Liver Larded. Potatoes. Cold Slaw. Corn.

Mince Pie. Cheese.

Supper.

Chipped Beef. Sweet Pickles. Buttered Toast. Preserves and Cake. Tea.

Friday

Breakfast.

Hominy. Egg Omelet. Saratoga Potatoes. Graham Gems. Doughnuts. Coffee or Chocolate.

Dinner.

Fish Baked, Boiled, or Fried. Potatoes. Cauliflower. Tomatoes. Rice Pudding.

Supper.

Sardines with slices of Lemon. Banana or other Fritters.

Bread and Butter. Floating Island.

Sponge Cake. Tea.

Saturday

Breakfast.

Macaroni. Mutton Chops. Potatoes a la creme. Griddle Cakes. Coffee or Chocolate.

Dinner.

Oysters or Fowls. Seasonable Vegetables. Berry Pie.

Supper.

Boston Baked Beans and Brown Bread. Lettuce.

Welsh Rarebit. Cranberry Sauce.

Cake. Tea.

Suggestions For Breakfasts For Another Week

1st. - Veal Cutlets. Johnny Cake. 2nd. - Liver and Bacon. Wheat Cakes. 3rd. - Scrambled eggs. Graham Muffins. 4th. - Tenderloins. Corn-Meal Rolls. 5th. - Salt Mackerel. Bread Pancakes. 6th. - Ham and Eggs. Popovers. 7th. - Fried Chicken. Corn Cakes.

Suggestions For Dinners For Another Week

1st. - Roast Turkey. Pumpkin Pie. 2nd. - Boiled Ham. Roll Pudding.

3rd. - Veal Pot-Pie. Cranberry Pie.

4th. - Beef a la mode. Queen of Puddings.

5th. - Parsnip Stew. Pie-Plant Pie.

6th. - Fish. Boiled Indian Pudding.

7th. - Beef Soup with Vegetables. Snow Balls.