Black powder—take while on left knee, with left hand on top of head. Will cause unwelcome attentions to cease.
The plasters worn conspicuously—have the following meaning:—
Worn on the right cheek—I love you.
On the left cheek—I dislike you.
On the forehead—I will be your friend.
On the nose—I am looking for a partner.
On the chin—I wish to speak to you.
At the corner of the mouth—I am willing to be kissed.
Prescriptions may be paid for with some trinket which may be redeemed as a forfeit. A forfeit may be demanded if directions are not faithfully carried out.
Forfeits may be demanded or omitted as desired by the hostess. Suggestions for redeeming forfeits will be found under heading "Forfeits" in this book.
Suspend horizontally from ceiling a stick three feet long. On one end stick an apple, upon other tie small bag of flour. Set stick whirling. Each guest takes turn in trying to bite apple-end of stick. It is amusing to see guests receive dabs of flour on face. Guest who first succeeds in biting apple gets prize.