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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - June 16, 1913, Lethbridge, Alberta Page Written by Ca Canadian Woman NEWSPAPER WORK AS AN OCCUPATION FOR WOMEN Success Achieved by Hard Work Ralher Than Occupies an Editorial Chair Writes Very Little Work Is Mostly Supervision. By MARJORY MacMUKCUV. JIAU ihe ether io nuke enquiries rexjnl for the of deiiartmetffn Ihc ufflce of a Car.auLn petlicp.tlon. 'The CL-I- t fought'Vas-fuk- mo a joura.iIisU and iho person I who has l-wn tnined ij a Caaidian "Has f-he n HLCj-arj- lurnT' Iho ycunj buslnefs nonian "The irouM literary c-ffk-ej Is thry jvy s Wbtihtr- 5taH merit Is whoSly accurate, oi.c Is pinvarcJ jo pay. It true that newsiiaisir or journal- I-ni. is suffidfQlIy aiiniLtivc to number e-f girls vrrk'tu-induf t j be t.i'.IiflwJ n Mb inner li.nn tht; might obtain in "Why do >ou tu c-t icto 41 ipei1 I .asked a cilitr iJay, She shock herself a? isheu antici- pite deligt.tful expsrJences. like to IP in touch with she 1 Fjr.ally, wiihl'i The Its: few I lidve met yout.g has .laken :i position, or less imcen- to >icr. Her only for '.ct- tt.0 Ls FL- she can' get hia- iicriai for vrrilins trliclea. -These rue reprt-reo'-ame of Ihe attraction nensp-iorr work ha6; for s fair proportion of Canadian plrls. "A Talk With a Kditor' been TI iih a view TO irlllng exactly uhat nenspayer work offers to a girl pwr.o ibinks ehe like to become trained newai-apvr writer. Hard Work Important PKOBAUI.S" nios: OatiadUn women who work wiihln the If-s-t few years have teen R repeatedly what opportunities for employment Canada offers educated Tvometi from Great ilriiila. other ansiKt-r is joode, ona must ing. educated Tvcman ought to "come to Canada looJiing fer work ho is, not able to work hard." It is" the tamo with newspaper work. The sir Mbo is afraltl of hard "wort ought not to plan lo go into journalism, X" matter how clever you are, nor ho strong your turn" may be it is' only if you are a hard worker lhai you can fcucceed la journalism Eveiy successful "woman journalist Is hard worncr. This is true, of course r iiC But g'ris some times h3Ae irnprfessloa that it I '.talent and not hard worli Tvhlch maXt a success in Journalism. Talent is use no doubt, but hard work count too.it I that ,a n paper work. The best newspaper is ctear, 5imple. and direct- "A paper Woman mnst write of fact hapiienlnra-. Definite Information on .some subject which interests R great many people, bttter, and more information than anyone else -can furnish, Is what is from Ihe woman aewspaper ''.writer. If a woman has Ima- plnationr'the best use maJce of it is to fliul out what thcjrest of tbe world Is feeling acsJ thinking. There ,1s an old woman who boot oud pins "on a 'street curner not far a certain "newspaper office, A .newspaper woman who hes imagina- tion "ami sympathy and who Is a tpe- :lil vriitr to be able to make a i about tho old vroman on the cor- iner'that the average editor would fae -Sfaa to print. But it is only after tht woman has been trained -jihat shewiil bcable towrite the Eton-. "What partiruiar quality fn your Vork gave you your I asked woir-aii who s ol Ihe feu chairs ty MOIIKII In CHLI- i lo'd Ler I ber htlp ir, this nrJiflo. anJ she Mrd enoush 10 wUlinj to giv Planning Olher People's Work UF) ECAUSK I ECxM.rd lu If t D other futtle. "It is ro ef- fort to me 10 me MCTK of an of- fice. I do i.rt- that I with ll is abilUi as I It to-dty. But il aluajs" ?ccrioJ Le there. As our work i: ocetned pos- sible for n-.e to umistake the plan.i vf th-> work. ptrls iinilcrstanJ nnnii a girl u-ho IP .1 l-'Jt whii is stt'l ihe s-ime pou prefer in our cffice." J 'i vliu soc-'J ihe womar replied. "We founJ ilut in iard ivork ihecc uiuiity in tit irl who come s frc-m R good fa mil hit her hecp on and win, ou Gg of good family will j.i. rather a lady wlthou _: working for me than n fjlr with office training nho has col ha> :hfc advantage of a fine family tntdi Lioa. The girl of Rood family alraoa always-nas a gallant courage overcomes The othtr girl i tnoreeasUy -This 1 consider an exiremelj inter Ftlns to ihe worth of faze My tradilionr. It is jriven here for the cn- courjgpment of. the untra'ired woman of family who finds herself her Own living to earn and wiih no- thlnij to fall back ori but a good family t2 me. who the woman editor, "ought to develop any faculty" they have for directing the work of other people. Jt is of il-e Crcateat ncssible value ro the woman who Writes Very Uttle THK woman who occupies an edit- or's chair docs not herself as.2 rule do much writing. Her titno used in planning- new features, reading manuscripts, looking over proof, mak- ing up pages, preparing a dummy for next week's or neit momh's magazine. Th-re arc not many sucn positions open to Canadian women. Yet I think the statement is true that Canadian ny inducements zs "any other Perhaps the lalist Is more fortunately situated than women jour- nalists in any oiher country. Each large Canadian newspaper has or four Women on siaf v it h salaries ran gin g; a 11 the way from" ten dollars a week up to twenty-five or thirty, and in a' fcv, instances forty dollars a week. Gen- erally Canadian woman journalist is cither Ihe editor of f, n's page or social editor. "The' Winnipeg Free Press, has a woman for its" commercial editor: and tLere are a number of women writing special articles, book music and drami, chlldien's pages, and so Perhaps'the U-il way (or a girl to'enter newspaper work is to grj l.-uo an "office wijcre the- editor will give her the work ut a reporter. There nothing like a and most editors say that ro port In? Is the best training- for a beginner. FLORENCE BUDD, A TORONTO VENUS. i "V V.' 4U -4bk i i 'A BREEZY DAY" Etching by Adrien Etienne vl j VERSAILLES FETE TOBEATRECORDS _oriclon Society Looking Forward to One of Most. Brilliant Affairs of History. NO CAUSEIO LIBEL fc (I lontr'eal [Gi.rjs Protest MarJclo-Movmg-Picturc .'Nlakfis... OVER 4.000 DANCERS Will Be Oh the George and Queen Mary to Be Prescnl. y-i Interest is U- Inj shown in the Versailles at Ihe Albert Hall." lu Lom ilcli Is lo take pl-u-e The Korseous fetes uhtoli XIV used to glit at Versailles, ami whirl usually lasted three days, consisted o reception. ger.eraliy In a, lerupumry theatre In the gardens, a tantiuc-t, at.U excursions on the lakes in decorated banjes, Iho pro ending ivith a dance. But, e. ihe- committee orxnnUing ihe bill hai found it Imi'QFslula to reproduce au ore of the rooms at Versailles In th Albert Hall, they are giving an totne cf the three days' feio in a ton Tiii! reproduce the chnracteris ifc features of the famoue fesilvitlea o the Rot Holei) Kor ihla unique function a scheme while and gold has been selected fo the (letoration of the hall. -In order 1 nmotlitC: ihc number dancers 3 ess Ml Ih tickets to bft Issued, been tilsposcd of In sji floor will be laid at Iho ICAP! ot It- !oggia boxes, preaenllnjj the most per fed d.inclng surface, with just tha amount of resilience that makes dan Ing delight to the Th effect to be obtained will one ceior. r Screening Ihe orpan be speclaHy-biiilt In coRttnuH tlon 01 the present thus maklrg miilelo amphitheatre. A dala will be wecteil In tht hall, ami here Jyiuls s'OT GUM-C HEWERS XIV. surrounded Ills court, while the members of ihe vari- ous other courts v.ill pass before him In procession. At Intervals round the hall beautiful silken banners, bearing tlie "fleur c-uablem, nlJl be and it Is protalile that these lH Ite-of different de- signed to" notua of color In the ]irfivail1ng- scheme "of .white nnil Bold. be while drapery, 'ahj tlj ways a [llfficult problem in soft al- the Albert Hall-will have very careful attention. GO as to she brilliant effects without any undue Blare- Change trees In sil- ver tubs Trill be dEspOFed round the form of [leroratton much af- fected by Louis XIV. The tickets Fipyliea for wll1 e sold at cacii and the second Is- TIC will considerably higher in Uoxes will, charged for uc- g to position, and the cost nil o in addition to the priu-e.of ihc lic- et. The bail Is under llio special pa- ronagc of the King and Quean, jueen Aiexandrn, and of IVinc- 'hrifitian Mrs. Buddqf Toronto Maltes Claim to Be Canadian Venus Her Measurements Closely Approximate Those of the Venus de Milo, .But There Is Yet a Chance to Beat Her for the Prize. T BUDD neighs Horn ewood.a venue, Toronto, anil is the fhst ti. ant for thA, for the Canadian woman rneovirf mcnt i }hott of 64 Mild la pro-portion to her aizc. OHONTO now haa A claimant for the title of the Venus and a offered Ijy a. Cana- dian pj.pt r for the woman whore meapurcrr-enla in porporlion to licr height most approximated those -jf the Venus dc MHo. She Is Mrs. riorentc of Homei'-O'jd avenue, and be scon by comparing the figures of the Venus ilc reduced lo Mrs. ItinJils height, thai she is considerably nearer the Venus dc M'Jo In her figure lliin was .Mrrf. .Me I Keen, Vancouver, v.'liosc jntHPurcnienta we published last wtefc anil rrpuUlfoh for purposes of comparison this -ACek. par- lic.ilarly nnik'.aMcr in llic ia'fe of Ih? ulrtii of 1lic shoulders and the iiii-ld s arc 'xattb they i woman of her a'iK't nrd lier Tiips an fiich small. If -wt (Akc Ihc Venus rtfc'J as the i-crfccl 'rnoJef. miiat be of t-Jlicr ronto as ucll'an In other ptrl of Canada whoac cfo'seiy ap proximiCi lhal of tho Venus dc One pai'tr offers ct' to t'.inatlf'in onlfln u nv a- are tifar-figi lo ttioat of (hi Vtn'jt rtfi MUrj in proportion" lo'flzt tiio of Vtnfn Jo MlNi purposes ol of feel lo thigh Jllght Cirirr........ Girth cf sliouTdets... Width of shoulrJcrfl.. Hips......f .41 fnche; 51; inches ..51 inches .....19 indies S3 inches '-I Inches inchfa of neck...........'.. 6 Inches of face......f ...7JA Incjiea iVi'ltli of face.... iltack lo front of The -Ulisc; of Uc .Milu la SOJa ir.hcs, or G feel inches lilKfi- jet at vli.it >our measurements sliould be, tflkc your on n hdght the numer- ator and Venus' helgM as Ocr.om- ialor of Ihc fraction 1i> which to multiply the of Tii us. If. >on urc feet ?i Ihe; fraction T.ill bo (-r J2S 01 cr the would be Inches. The pirth' of jJiojiMors wouSrt be tho Famp, Jsince Venus' fliid alik" The ualat wouM ht 11 inches, Utii can figure Iho out fo: If >ou cannot our rielghl and the other 'ments riven in the table r w ay, -1 t h f r h your photcjjr anil Ihe Mllor tf this i-a'per ihc ntcexfarj nwlhem'ailif (o aJian nouian is entilled lo the Dollar Prize. Here is Mis. Iludd's letter and ht-: measurcmentB. jou a betltr fig urc than hers? If jou ywu havi a pocxl chance for the Get a tape-line at once and Jot tho results o your Dieaeurlng down, and mail then to the Woman lidilcr of this paper. Mrj, Letter To', the Managing Editor: No' ic- ing1 In your paper jour compari- son Of the measurements of Mre Mclh-'opn the original Venus I c-nclose iuy measurements. A J think jou Mill affree ulih me. thej compare with both- t had no particular training or Itsson In culture. I don't pnticE your juat Jual though ike you to kn'jiv that It is no lo go oil iJie v.ay lu Van find a jirtity good second t original In proiioTlioii- MRS. Ut'DD. your- c anJ which Can Venus MM tic flight iVedt........ (ilrih of HhoiilileM. WliHrf of sliouMera. igtfi Of fncc MMth of fficc Helgbt of face Height of iicch Flack tolrontofbead I Mlly Ilvct 61 61 Hfc s 5', s a Few and Fai Work Conscientiously i -iOlt lo, tt.i-EC many xar.s the Rirl has been riclured tc ine public as a saucy and flighty a chrouk.' uhnver of num. cx- ravacant vexpontT.t ot the latest in cck-a-bco and sujicrfluous hair, The public has nclua'Iy'frown to oe- teve that this bj a roii'moslie likeness all slencgniphc rs. And tow thai lie niuving-pIctuVe'shows'are df splay- ng tbotn In. this" it v.ouM ;ceni tiie has betn irrevocably cast. Uiit three.thoufahil r.i 'in Montreal They lave fiigntil a. stAleinont vurthijtl in movlrig-plc- urcs ftj And stni to innk- Td of rjio.vIny-pjcAur.Q fiiios in -C'anad.i and the Unltftil States, Let .us hope' It" Vvill effect nnd ir.orft- tioiis oMhe.fjv'.tHful. hanl-woyklns, In- iirent >ouu? ivontan.islio Ls HiipposeU t.tke ner dictation anrl in trHilh she his graniuvir- -PO Jt sia'tnl ir.lo phrases'that curt TI hf n ut- ti-red. There's Monty in H THE it ad- vantayeoua'fd Icpk aV attractive aa possible; also to'be as refilled aa pos- silile. There's' 'in' If. Xo matter clfver R wontarl'mdy'bp. and how vtcH aljle slie Is to aitecd to-htr em- pi oycr's corrtspon ilocsn' t want I'ff to does lio be" rfoucby or coarse-. .He-won't pay. dc-ctnt salary to a girl .can't do ork. but he will pay ail he afford to a jrooil stenographer whu la also sood to look at.- Also, even a coarse man likes refine- ment, in a woman, and he frowns Uovui exaggerated cheap jeir- ilry. and gum-cheivlns in Ills office. The wlde-au'ake >ouns woman soon discovers that, and though she be- ;an lier working-" tsiretr" ivlth wrong notions she boon corrects Iitrself, Take Off the Libbl iE atenograplivr forms n considcr- i aiile part of our great and increas- ing army of employed women. She is-a valuable part of our busi- ness equipment. She has the confidence and the ic- apcct of her tmplosers. She draws a substantial salary, with ,lilch slie lives respectably and surnc- Imts supports those dependent upon her. Khc work1! hard and conFclentloti'ly, antl where llierd Is one stenograpJier who flirts a married man or ein- ployer. there aro a hundred-itidced, n thousand- w cut thPir off htfurc they'd give Any for unhnnnine.'S. Tnkc tht litjel off the s II ibn'l true to Vite. TENDERLY COLDLY ALOOF. 2f. 5 11 4 HKASOX. Murray, A good Corntn 1 suppose you Iiail Jour new baby dhrisiciKil Hotwl I.altd "KOj ttfi flirjn It" yon told me iliat WAS (enlion-" "So il V.HA" wfiy didn't "Oil. tlceUfl on SCLOMJ tti nrirp4 her Martha." j-our in- A T'ronch ri-ts IliM men anil womr-n no wnlk (n public. In other flays, 11 nalJ recently, Ihajady n-o'ilj her auch a couple nnn of tier cavalfcr, l[ "ictitly h coldly flp.irt, the woman ith f-olh licr hnhrN in ft mufl, tho man wjlh his hanjila behind his bad: cr In hh overcoat Yet n few ago much publicity was fiiv-ri to snApihots nf the Oerm.in Kmpernr's only (laughfcr walking hanO'fn-linild with hor runco! Certainly, iher.j Is ;i fsshton In BUCh m.iUorK, nntl one ns %nrlnliE" us Ihw over mil- Ihc Here melljocls four Drawn Ly PtcouJ In Hie8Kcti.il. ---------1 ;