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Had Dr. Johnson lived in these days he would have'taken his walk not down Elect Street, whore .the newspaper man still snatches his hasty meals, hut down

Piccadily and its jostling neighbours. ' At one end in the manner of the Rue

Riypli sbands . the , world-famous,-<. Ritz, balancing upon its haudsoine; tut imitative'colqnacle: Within, the, preyailing note as: dignity, excellence, superexcel! p-K:t': \'.a\)>A-. efficiency.-, No/ garish decorations, no vcho, and yet withal no, dullness. • - The best of. everything is good ■ciT}ou.?;h .for the,Ritz —but take a- .'well-filied purse; of gold. . • well known ar?d in the same class is the Carlton, hard by the Haymarket and close to the popular theatre of that name. Soft music by an excellent orchestra, the ••best of .attendants, the thickest of carpots, the most delectable of women. ,'.

In Pircadily stands Prince's_ in the region o? pibfcures —Royal Society of Pairters of 'Wator-poloiirs—and - within reach o 1? the Royal Academy. It is another of'the grfsvt Rocifity dinr>er-hcuseF. iwhich. hns sot'the fashion of dining-out to- '^11 classes.

The Savoy in the Strand "is more widely .known in these who seok, susteTiance after the theat'-e.'but it is a great '. dining-hou'ae of the premier class. ;"Nea.r :-l)V ■ yon - will &n$ a strong contingent "n.t the .Ceril, wlicsei big diningroom and -mony ba,nquetirig-kalls are known'so well. :. . ■ ■

Befqr? you Hive the Strand, lot us ■>take yon into Bi'iinson's, an old-fashion-ed Eiiglisli- dlning-hous?, where you may •git i*l pev/s secure from draught,-or at round so')si'-"<t'?' tnbloß. Here foregather 'lovers of .'nlnin. English fare. Viuts of wonderful joints wheeled all piping hot on smooth-mrming tables to your elbow, where' yon m?^ choose your tit-.-bits, fov. yourself.- Or you may mount its staiv-rvTSP to UTroer roonits. where more elnbn'-n+e meals fire sewed. There 'are. we. hnd p.lmost written, hundreds of

Kmall'"v nl^^ps 'n. the Strand at prices suit all purses, and everyone seeraiig.ip be playing to I>i£ business, as the \ .+-he^t>?r in.l. mnna^er would phrase it. .But before wo le^vp .this street, cross •••thr'Toad to ■r, wore Boheraioi but excellent .-'resort, Romano's, called nfFen"tiouoMy "+.]ipvßonVans" -.its tV>Tscotta

structiH'ft./st<iT>d".--.'otifc well, pa.that, you cifnt niistnko it. CW I'?'. within.- vnu will>i;pei*vto th" i affection which its habitues have for it.

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SOME FAMOUS RESORTS., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8817, 13 March 1914

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SOME FAMOUS RESORTS. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8817, 13 March 1914

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