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and serving of food, the care of the dining room and its furnishings, arrangement of the dining table, the planning, preparation and serving of breakfasts, luncheons and dinners.
Two hours per week during the second half-year.
Bookkeeping (a). In this course the student will be thoroughly drilled in the principles which underlie bookkeeing; special attention being given to the methods of closing books, making out statements, trial balances and invoices, and to other details connected with the course.
Three hours per week first half-year.
Bookkeeping (b). In this course the work is largely individual. The student buys and sells as in actual business, dealing with commission, merchandise, banking, manufacturing, jobbing, insurance, etc. Receipts, checks, notes, currency, deeds, leases, mortgages, bills of exchange, insurance policies, other forms of commercial paper found in the general routine of business are used.
Three hours per week throughout the year.
Stenography. A course in the Gregg system of shorthand. The system is adapted perfectly to the hand, the shape of the characters being based upon movements common in ordinary handwriting. Other important features are, no position writing, no shading, and no detaching of vowels. These advantages enable the student to master the principles in a short time and to begin work from dictation early in the course.
Daily throughout the year.
Typewriting. The work includes instruction in the care and