Vail found himself painting brain-pictures of the future of the telephone, and by the time that he was asked to become its General Manager
, he had become so confident that, as he said afterwards, he "was willing to leave a Government job with a small salary for a telephone job with no salary.
I am perfectly willing to act as business manager
to the Franco-Midland Hardware Company, Limited, at a minimum salary of L500.
was seated at his table, thoughtfully regarding the ceiling.
Many's the one I've given their chance to and they're managers
of departments now.
Trent," the manager
declared in his suavest and most professional manner, "that you are acting under a complete misapprehension.
Oh, that's it," said the manager
, with suspicion in his eye.
After waiting a week, two weeks, and half a week longer, desperation conquered diffidence, and he wrote to the editor of THE BILLOW, suggesting that possibly through some negligence of the business manager
his little account had been overlooked.
If you kill the dog it'll cost you a dollar to the garbage man to get rid of the carcass," the manager
Oh, he means Hohono Plantation, on Ysabel," said the manager
pointed to the fine antique decorations
A PARTY Manager
said to a Gentleman whom he saw minding his own business:
and trainer were with him, and he breezed in like a gusty draught of geniality, good-nature, and all-conqueringness.
Nicholas promised to do so, if he could, and drawing a chair near the fire, fell into conversation with the manager
you must,' he said in agitation, 'go and see the general manager
When the first part of the performance was over, the Owner and Manager
of the circus, in a black coat, white knee breeches, and patent leather boots, presented himself to the public and in a loud, pompous voice made the following announcement: