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The Autobiography of a Newspaper Girl (Paperback) Loot Price: R441
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The Autobiography of a Newspaper Girl (Paperback): Elizabeth L Banks

The Autobiography of a Newspaper Girl (Paperback)

Elizabeth L Banks

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Purchase of this book includes free trial access to www.million-books.com where you can read more than a million books for free. This is an OCR edition with typos. Excerpt from book: CHAPTER III I GO TO PERU AS A "GIRL-DIPLOMAT" T HAVE always thought that my refusal to become JL "Mrs. Policeman" must have been an exceedingly tactful one, for though I remained in the Western town for some time after the police off1cer so chivalrously offered me his lifelong protection, he continued to be my friend and champion during my midnight walks from the office to my boarding-house, and I never missed his cheery " Good evenin', little reporter!" till I left the city to travel thousands of miles away, to become what the members of the staff were pleased to call a "girl-diplomat." This was during the administration of President Harrison. One day when I was getting up my society notes I received a letter from a Wisconsin editor saying that some months before he had got a note from me asking for a position of any sort on the staff of his newspaper. This, I should state, was written to him while I was employed in the wholesale grocer's establishment, and before I had got my first article published in the Daily Hustler. The Wisconsin gentleman now informed me that though he had been unable to give me a place on his paper, he had kept me in mind, and that having been appointed to go to Peru as Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary, he wished to know if I would accept a post as secretary. I immediately telegraphed back "Yes." Loud and hearty indeed were the congratulations showered upon me by the editors and reporters; and what " write-ups " they gave me, to be sure! " Our Girl - Diplomat!" " The Administration Takes the Pick of Our Staff! "?that was the way they headed the columns they published about me, along with my photograph. Then hundreds of other papers, throughout the East and the West and the North and the South, sounded my fame and praises; so it was w...


Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: July 2012
First published: July 2012
Authors: Elizabeth L Banks
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 4mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 82
ISBN-13: 978-0-217-37861-1
Categories: Books
LSN: 0-217-37861-7
Barcode: 9780217378611

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