DINNERS AND RECEPTIONS. 509
Corsage boquets for ladies consist of not more than eight large roses tied together by silk ribbon, with the name of the lady stamped on in gold letters.
Gentlemen's bouttonieres consist only of one rosebud.
Boquets for ladies are to be placed on the right side; for gentle- men, on the napkin next to card bearing his name.
Printed menus are never used on any official occasion.
The private dinners menus are either printed or written on a plain card and placed on each cover.
Liquors, cordials, cigars are served on a separate table after the ladies have retired to the parlor.