He paid his bill at the cashier's window, and overheard the room clerk speaking to a woman.
He came up to the room clerk's wicket at the desk of the Royal.
It is much better frankly to tell the proprietor, or room clerk, at the same time asking him to "keep the secret."
I went to the telephone directly I entered my room and called for the room clerk.
The room clerk whisked the register round and studied the inscription for a moment.
It was Dr. Preston making inquiries for someone of the room clerk.
Privately he called his room clerk aside and told him the situation and the room clerk offered to oblige.
Ill just go and describe him to the room clerk and see if hes here, and maybe I can learn his name.
Lawrence, accepting the position of room clerk, took great pride and pleasure in seeing that everyone was properly installed.
The room clerk had come from Ohio two years before and was a mighty accommodating young fellow.