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After Dinner Speeches - Ancient And Modern
An idea of the real meaning of after-dinner speaking may be obtained from the feudal feasts of earlier times.
The Value Of A Good Story
No matter how inexperienced a speaker may be or how stammering his utterance, if he can tell a good story, the average dinner party will pronounce him a succes.
The Purpose Of After-Dinner Speaking
When the destinies of empires are at stake, when great questions that arise among men are to be solved, the art of speech must be called into play.
Some Directions For Making Speeches, Toasts, And Responses
Generally, it is not well to memorize word for word either what you have written or obtained from a book, unless it is a pun or a story where the effect depends upon verbal accuracy.
Holiday Speeches - Fourth Of July
Laughable incidents either from history or illustrations from any source, must not be forgotten, for if the speech be more than a few minutes long, they are absolutely indispensable.
Holiday Speeches - Memorial Day
The celebration of this day has become general and has assumed a special and beautiful character. It might have been feared that angry passions engendered by civil strife would predominate.
Holiday Speeches - Washington's Birthday
He had to make the armies with which he conquered. He was always a safe commander, but full of enterprise also—his character made the Union of the States and the Constitution possible.
Holiday Speeches - Christmas
The Day of Good-will—to The Cold Weather with-out and the Warm Hearts within—to The Christmas Tree, which grows in a Night and is plucked in the Morning by the gladdest of fingers...
Thoughts For A Thanksgiving Speech
The manner in which the day was first instituted. The sore struggles and the small beginnings of that day compared with the greatness and abounding prosperity of the present.
Addresses Of Welcome
In our country the number of voluntary associations that visit similar associations, or meet at special times and places is very large.
Wedding And Other Anniversaries
The following speech and response for a wooden (fifth) wedding anniversary is taken from a volume of ready made speeches.
Toasts
A toast may be given either with or without a sentiment attached, and in either case a response is equally fitting; but in the former the subject is narrowed and defined by the nature of the sentiment.
Miscellaneous Toasts
These might be multiplied indefinitely, but a sufficient number are given to serve as hints to the person who is able to make his own toasts.
Humorous Toasts
Long Life to our Friends: May the chicken never be hatched that will scratch on their graves.
Miscellaneous Addresses
Every year new occasions arise that point to a new order of celebrations. Until recently there were no centennial celebrations.
A Nominating Speech
The great conventions that nominate candidates for the Presidency of the United States furnish examples on the largest scale of the nominating speech.
Speech In Politics
No form of speech is so easy as a political address in a hot campaign. The people know enough of the general argument in advance, to appreciate a strong statement of it, or the addition of new items.
A Chairman's Or Presidents Speech
After securing attention he proposes the name of some person as chairman or president. When the nomination is seconded he takes the vote and announces the election.
Toasts - A General Outline For All Occasions
Here refer to the toast or theme—be sure to put in a humorous anecdote. Make it as appropriate as possible, but don 't fail to bring it in.
Illustrative And Humorous Anecdotes - Part 1
The habit of thinking how a good story may be brought into an address should be formed, after which these hints will be superfluous.
Illustrative And Humorous Anecdotes - Part 2
The habit of thinking how a good story may be brought into an address should be formed, after which these hints will be superfluous.
Illustrative And Humorous Anecdotes - Part 3
The habit of thinking how a good story may be brought into an address should be formed, after which these hints will be superfluous.
Illustrative And Humorous Anecdotes - Part 4
The habit of thinking how a good story may be brought into an address should be formed, after which these hints will be superfluous.
Big Store Business Methods - The Fixed Principle
Every person having any part in a transaction must have a written record of that transaction.
Assembling Goods For Delivery
Such a method of delivery would be suicidal to the reputation and profits of any store. There must be some method of automatically assembling all of the goods purchased by one person at one time.
Delivery Systems
Imagine, if you can, 20,000 packages, 50,000 different articles of merchandise of every conceivable size, shape and nature, all pouring down through chutes, like a Niagara, into one place.
Cash And Charge Credits
What if the customer, instead of writing or telephoning to the store to have the driver call and get the goods, should bring the goods back herself to the store and want credit for them?
Business - Out Of Stock Or Want Book
Every store, little or big, and especially every department of a big store, must have a Want Book. In some stores they call this an Out of Stock Book.
Advertising Requisition Blanks
When a department wishes to advertise, it makes out a requisition blank and sends it to the advertising department, keeping the duplicate of this requisition for its own use.
Business - Keeping Out The Kinks
Hidden from the eyes of the public, and guarded by the ominous sign, Positively no admittance, is the auditing room, governed by the auditor.
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