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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, February 28, 1916, LAST EDITION, Image 13

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.BUD OF SOCIETY CHOOSES CAREER: WORK
Left, Miss Louis Janvier, Who Quit Society to go to Work; at Right, Above,
Miss Elizabeth Lyman; Below, Miss Bettie Wilkinson.
New Orleans, La., Feb. 28. Work!
Work! A carnival queen at WORK
"It can't be so!" said the "city that
care f orgot',' the other day, when the
news was spread that Lois Janvier
had er got a job.
But it is so. Lois, whose father is
Chas. Janvier, this town's new post
master and a banker of renown all
over the south. Lois is social secre
tary for a fashionable department
gtorei.
Ten thousand dollars was spent on
Lois for a single night when she was
queen of the carnival in 1912. That's
the conventional amount to spend on
carnival queens in this town, and
there are a dozen carnivals a year.
The $10,000 is for clothes and enter
tainment for a single night
This $10,000 queen addressed a
meeting of Y. W. C. A. girls the other
day and said:
"After a girl has had her year in
sock&E she shojnU look! .ahut for.
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