Broadcast Weekly

Broadcast Weekly

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1904 edition. Excerpt: ...or a restaurant ofifers a higher scale of wages up the waiter jumps from the position he is holding, to go to the one which ofiers him more money. In many cases waiters were imported from other cities by their employers and their fares paid in the hope that considerate treatment would insure their remaining with the people that had employed them in the first instance. But such did not turn out to be the case; the "noble working man" cleared out whenever it suited him, regardless of any promise he might have made. THE HOTEL OXFORD. VER on Park avenue and Fiftyeighth street a hotel was opened some months ago that is as at tractive and in some cases more so than the hotels situated closer to Fifth avenue. It is the Oxford, and has for a manager Villiam Gavin, for some seasons past identified with Florida hotels. Gavin is a young man, and if memory serves, at one time had some sort of connection with a fashionable New Jersey hotel. The Oxford is one of those exclusive affairs like the Essex, on Madison avenue, or the Webster, in Forty-fifth street, and under Gavin's management has been doing well. Magnificent Furnishings OF THE Sherman Square Hotel, Tlst Street and Boulevard.., ., ., Cost Over $70,000 WILLIAM COLLIER in RICHARD HARDING DAVlS'S Farce THE DICTATOR AT 11 A. M. AND ALL THIS WEEK. 152-154 West 34th Street.1000 rm 0'0n: u ' AUCTIONEER. NEW YORK, JENE 2:4; 1904. THE EDITOR'S CHAT OF BROADWAY AND ITS PEOPLE. LI. of Lewis G. Tewksbery's old creditors were not particularly surprised when they leamed that he had married in London or that he was once again driving four-in-hands and living anything but a hand-to-mouth existence. Mr. Tewksbery has the gift of gab. He could talk money out of Russell Sage or the Horace...show more

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  • Paperback
  • 189 x 246 x 22mm | 771g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236919394
  • 9781236919397