As the guests assemble for the Valentine party, give each gentleman a

slip of paper bearing the name of a woman, and the ladies, the name of

some man, noted in fiction as lovers. Thus the one who has Romeo

hunts for the lady who has Juliet on her paper.

When all know who their partners are, the ladies must evade every

attempt on the part of the gentlemen of proposing to them during the


A prize is given to the gentleman who has succeeded in proposing, and

to the girl who has alluded all efforts of her partner by her wit and


Another way is to have the proposals progressive. Every gentleman

must propose to every lady before the evening is over. The ladies use

every effort they can to prevent them from "coming to the point." The

man making the most offers receives the prize. The lady receiving the

fewest declarations receives a prize.

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