Foreign News: Ushers

He, if he be not boor, who enters a European theatre must tip the usher. At Parisian music halls the ushers, vociferously rampant, will, if not tipped, stand at one's elbow and cry: "Service! Service! SERVICE!" almost indefinitely.* Last week the publicity agent of the Parisian Usher's Association issued an explanatory bit of propaganda: 1) The ushers are not paid to usher. 2) Instead they pay 50 centimes (2¢) a night to the management for each seat assigned tp them. 3) Therefore they must figure on a minimum tip of one franc (4¢) from...

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