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Who is the prettiest girl wage earner in San Franciaco?
Help The Call find her. You can render her a great service.^
San Francisco has long claimed that its independent young
women who support themselves at a vast variety of occupations
sacrifice nothing of their beauty in so doing. On the contrary, the
claim is made that because they are business girls, engaged in wide
awake pursuits, they develop a beauty wholly surpassing that of
girls Who are pampered and cared for by the exertions of others.
Help The Call show the world how true this is by submitting in
this pleasant contest the best photograph you can obtain of the
prettiest girl wage earner you know.
Whether the picture is sent in by the girl herself or by her
friends is a matter of indifference —it is the picture that is wanted;
it is the picture that may win for her a gold watch or a trip t*s
Honolulu, or both.
The hunt for the prettiest girl wage earner has developed into
the most fascinating undertaking that has ever engaged the city.
Thousands of persons are now. taking a hand in it; more thousands
are watching the pictures beingpublished with the result that they
are gaining a higher opinion of the beauty of the city's business
Every Sunday a group of photographs is published and the
photograph judged to be the prettiest of that group is awarded a
beautiful lady's-watch with pin and case. The winner has her choice
of either Waltham or Elgin 15 jewel movement in a 20 year gold
Look inside and see who wins the watch today! -
Early in December a jury composed of prominent artists will go
over all the photographs" that have been received by The Call and
select the prettiest. The winner will be given a steamer trip to Hono
lulu with all expenses paid.
Send a good photo of the prettiest girl wage earner you know,
with her name, occupation and home or business address, to
THE PRETTY GIRL EDITOR, THE CAJX, SAN FRANCISCO