Rosie was born and brought up on a farm, but had longings for the gay life of the city. She was not pretty, far from it: in fact even she realized there would be no place for her on the stage, except in support of the Cherry Sisters. She couldn't be an artist's model, or a grand opera singer, so she compromised on stenography. The station agent in their village (he was a distant relative), gave her two lessons and then she went forth to conquer the metropolis. Rose got a job. No one could ever explain how she did it. Her tenure of office work was one hour and seven minutes, at the end of which time she was discharged for Incompetency. She blamed her employer and vowed vengeance. It must be admitted that he talked harshly to her, but on the other hand it cannot be denied that Rosie's work on the typewriter was pretty coarse. She tried for other positions, but did not succeed in landing one. When her money ran out she was induced to take a position as cook in a private family and there ...
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