#### THE CHRISTMAS DINNER
Daintily-embroidered napery, beautiful porcelain, Queen Anne silver, exotic flowers, glittering glass, soft rosy l
ight, creamy expanses of shirt-front, elegant low-necked dresses?all the conventional accompaniments of Occidental gastronomy.
It was not a large party. Mrs. Henry Goldsmith professed to collect guests on artistic principles, as she did?*bric-?-brac*, and with an eye to general conversation. The elements of the social salad were sufficiently incongruous to-night, yet all the?