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STRANGER IN NEW YORK? FEEL. SAFE WITH
- ALICE, THE GIRL ESCORT
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ARE. MARRIED AY3 ALICE.
New York, Nov. 21. If you are a
stranger In New York and long for
company; if you are wary of the men
who prowl along the Broadway side
walks meet Alice Germanie.
Alice will be your escort.
You may have heard of the cus
tom of providing male escorts for
lonely girls at receptions. A 'hired
chaperon introduces the girl to cme
of the boys she knows. The girl
leaves it to the chaperon to intro
duce only a reputable and responsible
young man as her escort
But what of the strange man who
has no one to stand Sponsor for him?
Alice has solved his dilemma.
It is a bread and butter proposition.
to Alice. She had tried the stage
and failed. She knew New York
from the Battery to Van Cortlandt,
from the Hudson to Jamaica. Yet
she couldnt find work. v
A relative from the west gave her
the idea. Escort to strange men!
All Idnds of reflections but good
would be cast upon her, she feared.
People would look upon her as a
vampire, who would entice the inno
cent stranger into a complex tangle
for mere selfish gain.
But Alice isn't of that sortr She
is beautiful, clever, a' good dancer
and a pleasant .companion. She re
solved to withstand all criticism and
follow out her relative's Idea.