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VII-"From Five Cents a Day to a Waldorf Feast" - Charles. H. Garrett - New York Evening World
" . . . It seemed to me as though my good fortune was coming all at once. Just before entering the hotel I had found out that a poem which I had sold to the Criterion, and for which I was to be paid upon publication, was in the current issue of the magazine."I had found, too, that a long-delayed story from my pen is printed this month in Demorest's and between the two I could see that I would have enough money to more than supply my present wants. So there was absolutely nothing to interfere with my appreciating everything to the fullest. I did. . . ."
New York Evening World 1898-07-25