Manners and etiquette with regard to young ladies was high on a young gentleman's agenda.
ETIQUETTE – 1. Pray take your hat off every time you see the lady. It is a graceful exercise and it keeps the head cool. 2. It is not an invariable nor desirable custom to grunt out “granted” when your pardon is begged; but it is considered civil to say something pleasantly as a sign that the apology is appreciated, and that there is nothing much amiss after all.
(SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 13, 1886)
WOULD LIKE TO KNOW. – Take your hat off to the lady each time you meet her. The interval that has elapsed makes no difference in the mark of respect you should pay to her.
(SATURDAY, DECEMBER 4, 1886)