In the multiplicity of books,treating on every con ceivable subject—pathetic and bumerous,serious and comic, religious and secular, philosophical and super ficial—that have been issued by a prolific and ever- watchful coterie of publishers in America the past quarter-century, one would naturally presume that all ground bad been covered, every want supplied; that every topic possibly available, whether for profit, pleas ure or mere glory, bad been exhausted. . But such is not the case. There are a few"in viting fields yet unex plored—some bright, blossoming gardens, replete with fragrant flowers yet unculled. Authors have followed too much in old beaten paths and left some rich soil The subject I have in mind seems almost entirely to have escaped their attention, so meagerly has it been treated. Yet it is very intimately connected with the sociability, happiness and health of all civilized com munities. In the cafe, the club, the saloon, and even in the family,especially among the stylish and wealthy. untilled.