IV-"Five Cents a Day; A Man's Life" - Charles H. Garrett - New York Evening World

IV-"Five Cents a Day; A Man's Life" - Charles H. Garrett - New York Evening World

Mr. Garrett's 4th Chapter on His Hard Experience in New York Living; He Does His Own Laundry; News from Papers Picked Up in the Parks -- Wisdom Gained from Accidents -- What He'll Tell To-Morrow"

by: Charles H. Garrett | publication date: July 21, 1898 | Publication: New York Evening World | pages: 7

". . . I was getting to the end of my small stock of cash and was beginning to wonder where the next money was coming from when my troubles were added to by an accident. To many people it would have seemed most trivial, but in the condition of my finances, it was a serious one. . . . "

Fourth chapter in Charles Garrett's tell of living on a nickel a day, not as a newspaper pose but because he really was out of money and couldn't find work.

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