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SHE REFUSES$2,5)0 IN TIPS EVERY YEAR ,x
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Miss Mae Stehle, "No tip" Girl.
BY FRED L. BOALT
Seattle, Wash. Miss Ma7 Stehle,
in charge of the cloakroom at the
Hotel Washington here, is untippable.
If she would take tips she could
make $2,500 a year in addition to "her"
salary. "But," she says, "I would
lose my self-respect"
The hotel management could, if it
desired, fire Miss Stehle and save" her'
salary, and, to boot, sell the cloak--room
"privilege" for $150 a month.
But the mere fact that "it has an
employe who actually .spurns- -this,
j-has-proved such an advertisement
at the hotel couldn't afford to
Tbetraveling public cannot believe
its-ears -when it hears Miss Stehle re-
fuses tips. "Thank you," she says,,
with a gracious smile, "but I do notr
Miss1 Stehle has kept a record of
'the comments of the great and near-i
'great when their dimes, quarters and.
half-dollars were refused. j
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