was proprietor of a hopelessly old-fashioned photographic business.
Miss Smith was his incompetent receptionist. Martin was his
Jones, a modern business woman buys the business for £500, and makes
amazing changes to bring the business up to date. Martin becomes
confident and reliable and Miss Smith looks ten years younger.
The business becomes busy with sittings all day
long. Customers include:
- Cuthbert, poor little fiancé, henpecked
even before wedded life
- a pompous proud father of triplets
- a haughty lady, wanting a free sitting
but not obtaining it
- a deaf old lady, not admitting it.
Jones shows the Presidents of the PPA and the Photographers'
Association of America around the business.
returns from his poultry farm in Sussex, bringing a cauliflower and
bouquet of flowers for Miss Jones.
16 May 1930 pp.294-5