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SS President Arthur Breakfast Menu 27 October 1923

Breakfast Menu and Concert Program, S.S. President Arthur, United States Lines, October 27, 1923

October 27th 1923 Breakfast Menu and Concert Program on the President Arthur of the United States Lines offered Salted Cod and Fried Sole along with Stewed Apples for the Day's addition to standard American breakfast fare.

UNITED STATES LINES
MANAGING OPERATORS FOR UNITED STATES SHIPPING BOARD

S. S. " PRESIDENT ARTHUR'S
COMMANDER P. H. KREIBOHM.
Saturday, October 27. 1923

Breakfast Selections

Menu Selections in English

FRUIT

  • Grape Fruit
  • Stewed Apples

CEREALS

  • Rolled Oats
  • Milkrice
  • Post's Bran Flakes
  • Shredded Wheat
  • Force (Note 1)
  • Puffed Wheat
  • Puffed Rice
  • Kellogs Toasted Corn Flakes
  • Grape Nuts

FISH

  • Salted Cod, Bacon & Onion Sauce
  • Fried Sole, Lemon Butter

EGGS & PANCAKES

  • Fried Eggs
  • Boiled Eggs
  • Scrambled Eggs
  • Omelette Americaine
  • Scrambled Eggs aux Crevettes
  • Poached Eggs André
  • Eggs à la Bordelaise
  • Plain Omelette
  • Apple Pancake
  • Plain Pancake
  • Bacon Pancake

MEATS

  • Kidneys Sauté à la Minute
  • Creamed Chicken on Toast
  • Wiltshire Breakfast Bacon
  • Broiled Yorkshire Ham

FROM THE GRILL: (10 Minutes)

  • Mutton Chops

POTATOES

  • Boiled Potatoes
  • Baked Potatoes
  • German Fried Potatoes

  • Corn Muffins
  • Toast
  • Fresh Rolls

  • Comb Honey
  • Strained Honey
  • Orange Marmalade
  • Peach-, Black Currant- & Fruit Jam
  • English Breakfast-, Ceylon-, Oolong-, Orange Pekoe- & Green Tea
  • Coffee
  • Chocolate
  • Cocoa

Program for Concert on the Promenade Deck

Program for Concert on the Promenade Deck, 27 October 1923

Concert on Promenade Deck
From 10.30 a.m.

PROGRAM

  1. "Bombasto" March
    Orion R. Farrar (1895)
  2. "Say it while dancing" Foxtrot
    Abner Silver (1922)
  3. "Steal a Little Kiss" (While Dancing) Waltz
    Ernest E Sutton; Ernest L Stevens; Niclas Kempner (1923)
  4. "All over nothing at all" Foxtrot Song
    lyrics by J. Keirn Brennan and Paul Cunningham ; music by James S. Rule (1922)
  5. "Angel Child" Foxtrot Song
    George Price, Benny Davis and Abner Silver (1922)
  6. "King over all" March
    William H. Sconton (1901)

Note 1: Force, first produced in 1901 by Force Food Company, one of three American companies owned by Edward Ellsworth and advertised using a popular cartoon figure called Sunny Jim, was the first commercially successful wheat flake cereal. Prior to this, the only successful wheat-based cereal products had been Shredded Wheat and the hot semolina cereal, Cream of Wheat. The product was cheap to produce and kept well on store shelves.

Menu for 27 October 1923 in German

Menu Selections in German

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