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The San Francisco Sunday Call
Wins the GOLD WATCH Today
The gold watch awarded today goes to Miss Lillian Burkhardt,
whose picture is one of the fascinating group appearing on this page.
Miss Burkhardt is a saleswoman at the Fairmont hair store.
The prize that goes to Miss Burkhardt is a full 15 jewel Wal
tham or Elgin movement in a2O year gold filled case. The beautiful
open face watch is on a gold brooch pin and is contained in a hand
some velvet case. Watches of this kind retail at about $25.
Every Sunday a page or more of the photographs received in
L the Pretty Girl Wage Earner Contest will be published in this see
m tion and a watch awarded to the one said by the judges to be the
I prettiest of the lot.
Early in December a jury of artists will decide which is the
prettiest of all the photos submitted and the lucky original of that
picture will be awarded the grand prize of a splendid steamer trip
Any pretty girl of San Francisco who supports herself by her
own efforts is eligible.
Send photos to the Pretty Girl Editor, The Call, San Francisco.