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The San Francisco^ Sunday Call.
Here's the Second Installment of Photographs ." ' Ir~ OPAY. the, .Sunday Call presents \u25a0 -the second 'page? of; photographs I in the" great beauty contest. ' Some, ono' oncfi trutiifnlly saiil that variety was the'spice' of life,, and that variety is the s*pi<re of this famous contest there is; no cte'nyTiig. The dif ference in the numerous pictures 'that come dally to the : Beauty Editor's desk is truly.. amaziiißT. The' photographs represent all types, all. styles, all char acters,' all , colorings from the most piquant 'and .winsome of dark-eyed maidens to her statelier sister,' the blonde.. - ; . : .Any one who could t*lce,a"qulck peep into the bigbox which^iolds the beauty photos and not; turn away bewlidercd by the riotous prof usion of charms that \u25a0would meet his eye must be made of adamant and, entirely lacking ;in' ap 'preclation of tii« ; "genuine article." •There are' types of \u25a0 beauty in that ;box which if seen on the dramatic or vaude ville stage would draw; crowded houses and'cause:rlval managers to offer them "their own ; terms." ; There is a dark, mysterious beauty.. who would make a superb Judith with Holof ernes in ;.the background; .„ another needs only an asp to *represent; Cleopatra In her r>»ost subtle and splendid* riioodr an other with hair unbound and glorious, fllstraught eyes." her slender, bosom gar landed with ; flowers, ...wh<jm> a famous artist has painted as -the ."Sorrowful Ophelia" and' who sends: ln' her; picture inUhat guise: another' whose arch and ; iharming.face, ! shaded by a; bewitching •'poke* headgear,: thrills you at the' first ; glance.^takeyyou willing. captive ; at the second: there are fireside beauties and ' . - \u25a0. ' \u25a0 ' - . * \u25a0 \u25a0 ' . \u25a0 '\u25a0\u25a0';'.-• beauties of tho gay world: there Is beauty in elegant attire and beauty In a simple, gown; there arethose whose points attract, at a. glance,' and' others who . grow upon : you;;, there - are sweet simplicity, modesty, Innocence; there are splendor, surety, worjdly knowledge:- All sorts of descriptive loveliness are entered In this contest. The owners ol \u0084 It ; have entered the race . for various reasons: Some for excitement, some for pleasure, some for interest, some for the prizes , offered, some from sheer curiosity I'maiiy have -been : entered . by their friends/- . Above ; all., beaut! ful 'willing, to enter- the con a testi,for the honor of the\State. Here :ishsomethlng .which \u25a0 women — -and wo men aloner-can- do; something which •will redound to their credit after long years', have passed; something which their "', grandchildren,' 'playing around them • one ; day, 1 may . listen *to \u25a0; the ; tale of and ; be proud ;" that : one of their race and. blood ; had been accounted , by 'com petent -| Judges ' the; most :, beautif ul ; wo-; .'man : in 1 , California— perhaps in Americal ; ! There -is '.-?, no '; doubtl; that j the '?. Cal ifornia? maids /and :'\u25a0 matrons r feel * tJie glorious -thriirofthechallenKe .that- tne Sunday] Call ' has issued.' to Chicago and .the 'glory :of: the i conquest thßt, is to. be.. .They iare : .that „ the isupremacy oorf r Californiavshall not be lost, * that ; >her "l; glofy/;Shai»' s ' not V be ; dimmed, and that the^ palm- In" this con^", test ' of j female shall ? v , be m awarded to^California'and: to California. I alone. "^They* are, proving [their j zeal 'by \u25a0 their ;' quick x response^;": for' they 'know • that r i California ; can^ send "out : -. man y : challenges of, this sort .tot any; State '_' in the" Union, win them*alland;yet f have; 'beauty,,' to^ spare. -\u0084 ; They,- feel y this* so .strongly; that- theVsendingj.bf; a photo-; graph \u25a0 has ceased > to be , a: personal \u25a0 mat- ; :ter. T;. It^haSi-becomeVi -'question'* 0 ' ;the . i unchallenged .: supremacy/ ; of :'; the State \ and ' its ' women ; have entered ; the ' lists : to^win. ;\u25a0;.