A NIGHT PORTER'S DUTIES.
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The following is a schedule of the duties of the night norter m one of Foxton's swagger y hotels :— Take m front lamp, collect boots and clean ; sweep and wash every morning the commercial rooms, bar parlors, hail and-' passages, sweep footpaths and wash down m front of doors every morning, wash spittoons and return to rooms, wash tables m commercial rooms and bar parlors and dust all rooms, hall and passages, clean all brass work and shake mats, sweep court-yard and wash Tuesday, Wednesday and -Friday, keep fire-places, grates and fenders clean and lay fires ready for lighting, fill coal scuttles upstairs and down and chop wood, clean, fill and trim all lamps, sweep ground floors and parlors at 1 and 6 o'clock, wash out billiard-room and brush and keep the tables thoroughly clean, dus* and clean brass-work, wash cues every Tuesday; . ofteher if required, see to tips every day, clean stair-rods and shake runners every Mondav' morning and wash hall doors and .bar doors, wash bottles and keep bar supplied with same; clean pictures ,and lamp elobes every Thursday brush all biirners and light up at dusk, shut up at 10 p.m. and put out all lights and fires, wash paint work as time permits and any useful work as required, keep sample-rooms clean and see lamps trimmed, carry water to laundry and put m half-hour on pump every day. For performing these few trifles the receives twenty, shillings every, Saturday. . ' ,
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A NIGHT PORTER'S DUTIES., NZ Truth, Issue 62, 25 August 1906
A NIGHT PORTER'S DUTIES. NZ Truth, Issue 62, 25 August 1906
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