billiard I'ooni; some of you from the hotel lohhy where you responded to the call of"front. You must com mence at the hottom round of the ladder and advance step hy step until you become a full-fledged bar clerk.
Bar clerks do not as a rule
Study the Tastes
of their patrons as they should. For instance: in mixing a cocktail most clerks make the mistake of put ting in too much hitters, in which case the drink is spoiled, or rather,is unpalatable to the customer. Most men like hut very little hitters. You should,in order to become proflcient and popular,study all the points in the mixing of all drinks. There can he too much "syrup or sugar,lemon juice or other ingredient used,in the same way as too much hitters in a cocktail. This is a profession that every man cannot master. There are men who would not make a first-class bar clerk in a lifetime. A clerk should not encourge"hangers-on," loungers, or men under the influence of drink. In fact, he should never sell or give to a man in his cups,for this feature casts the greatest odium on our business, which could he made as legitimate as any if in the hands of proper persons. "We should not serve minors,