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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, August 13, 1912, Image 11

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Miss Decia -Hilton.
Pluck makes luck; and deter
mination gives the. wink to Fate.
An empty purse is, "only 'a, syn
onym for lack of- energy, .and
every human; bqinjg is heir to hap
piness and, wealth, if he but work.
So think Alice .Rollins; IenneV
"unkport, Me., and tDecia Hilton,
Rutherford. Mass., whose brains
are as fertile as their-hands are
busy. fc : A
Both girls.haye.bada.peep into
the sombrencss of. an ."unchjnk
ing" pocketbopk.-:BGtlr have
learned, the happinesspf piling tip
the coins through f heir own ef
fort. A dozen glass jars -and a$5
, Miss Alice R. Little.
canning-outfit are the simple
tools with which Decia Hilton
jined her purse with gold.
And a chain of tea rooms ex
tending from. -Maine on the north
to Bermuda on the south is the
medium, by. which-an independent)
fortune has been established for
Miss Little.
The simple -way in which each
girl found her; niche in "the busi
ness world may be of interest to
other girls.
,The canningjdea bobbed up in
Decia Hilton's mind when she
found herself facing financial
needt with two -years of her col
lege course still before her. She
remembered helping can fruit in
the big summer kitchen at home
one year awd doing- it success-.
. &Jt.

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