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graphs to illustrate his fascinating books carried an old camera with a cheap, old-fashioned lens and a homemade shutter. I once asked him, "How do you make quick exposures with that shutter?" He answered, "I put a lot of extra rubber bands on it." His books are filled with attractive and in many cases admirable pictures that he made with this simple outfit. You can find his books in almost any public library and judge for yourselves as to their merit. You naturally ask his name. Without consulting him, I take the liberty of saying that his name is Clifton Johnson and the books bear the title of "Highways and Byways" in many parts of our country and in foreign lands.

And, to draw a leaf from my own experience, let me say that a few years ago I went up to the State of Maine with an expensive photographic outfit. I had an 8 x 10 camera, and an anastigmatic lens, double-coated plates, color filters, and so on. I carried this heavy outfit around the rocks and up the hills of Maine till I was weary-and got some fairly good results; but one day I shook this outfit and borrowed a brownie from a friend and with it got what the critical ones called a real picture-a snap that caught a fleeting impression of sand and sea and sunset clouds and a human figure, that couldn't have been captured with a big view camera.

Another amateur photographer, whose work can be seen in almost any of the current exhibitions of photographic art, gets his original negatives with a film camera of the 24 x 34 sort. He works them up into larger negatives and prints and gets effects that are properly described as "stunning."

Well, how are these things done? In the first place, you must, as a rule, learn how to develop your own films or plates and make prints from them. Is this troublesome and expensive? When I began to do my own developing, after an apprenticeship of the "you press the button and we do the rest" variety, I asked an experienced friend what I needed. "It's easy," he said. "All you need is a five-cent developing powder, a pound of hypo, a graduate glass, and two small trays. On second thought," he added, "I'll say you don't need the graduate. You can mix the developer in one of the trays. After you develop the film in one tray and fix it in the other, tell the missus you want to borrow her kitchen, and then wash your film in the sink." This man made two mistakes. First, he didn't realize the fascination of photography, which makes you want to buy more and more material. Second, he didn't know my missus. Nevertheless, the initial expense of a developing outfit is really small and the satisfaction is large.

When you have learned to develop and print your snap-shots, you should get an enlarging outfit. You can pay $450 for this, or you can get one for $3.71. You can make exhibition pitcures with either kind. The majority of the pictures shown in the photographic exhibitions are what are called bromide enlarge


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Film is that viscous coat you feel. It clings to the teeth, enters crevices and stays. When left it forms the basis of tartar. Teeth look discolored more or less.

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You leave it

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ments, and they are made with these
enlarging cameras.

Before you get into the exhibitions,
however, you should attend some of
them and see "what's what." Many of
the art museums throughout the country
have within the last few years given
space to photographic exhibitions, and
the beauty of the prints shown will be
surprising to people who have been ac-
customed to seeing only the ordinary
snap-shots. Then perhaps there is a
camera club in your vicinity which
holds exhibitions from time to time.
These are often good to see.

In making enlargements there are
some tricks to learn-I use the word in
no disparaging sense. The most impor-
tant of these, perhaps, is the use of what
is called a soft-focus or diffusing lens.
This is a lens which is so constructed
that it does away with the wiry sharp-
ness that the beginner in photography
admires. It gives "atmosphere" to a
picture when properly used-either in
an enlargement or in making the origi-
nal negative-something of the quality
of impressionism which makes the paint-
ings of the great modern masters so
much admired. But you don't have to
begin with the soft-focus lens in making
your enlargements. Learn to see pic-
tures around you and try to get them in
your original negatives and you will
have good results with any enlarging
lens. When you take a portrait, don't
have the subject stand stiffly erect,
hands at side, staring into your lens.
When you try for a landscape effect,
don't take it at noon, in a strong, hard
light, but get plenty of soft afternoon
Don't be
shadows in your picture.
afraid of photographing against the
light, provided you don't have the sun

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photographing your best girl on the

shadow side of her face and see how

beautiful she will look-though of course
look beautiful anyway. That re-

The Most Re-minds me that women often make the
markable Book subjects for photography.

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best photographers as well as the best
A woman
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women and girls are represented in all
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a good thing to have a woman criticise
your pictures. The only fault I find
with her as a critic is that too often she
thinks it impolite or unkind to use the
word "rotten."

I'll close with telling you how a
woman helped me in a photographic
emergency. I was photographing scen-
ery on a New England lake for a maga-
zine-you know you can sell your good
pictures to the magazines and news-
papers, don't you?-but that's another
story. Well, when I was getting off the
rowboat I dropped my camera into the
water. I said, "Oh dear!" My dear
fished the camera out and I put it in the
sun to dry. It seemed not badly dam-
eged when I later examined it, but the



shutter refused to work. I fussed over it a while, then gave it up. Some carpenters were at work near by and got interested in my trouble. One of them, an ingenious young chap, worked over the shutter for an hour. Nothing doing. I took it to the wife and said, "Guess I'll have to send it to New York. Goodness knows when we'll get it back-and my work only half done." I went to the hotel desk and wrote a letter to the camera people about it. Came back to

get the camera. The lady said, "Do you know, this shutter works all right now! I fixed it with a hair-pin."

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Monroe, Michigan.


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COPLEY CRAFT HAND-COLORED CHRISTMAS CARDS will be sent on ten days' approval. The Line is best known for its distinctive verses. Jessie A. McNicol, 18

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Farm, 90 acres; good house, 10 rooms: fine
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Ideal place for home or summer boarding
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UB-LEASE-APARTMENT OF 3 ROOMS, with bath and kitchenette and large closets, overlooking the S. E. cormer of Central Park. Furnished in old mahogany, antique rugs; attractive library; new building, elevator, maid service and

VAN VALEN SANATORIUM dining room. Can be seen by appointment


Psycho-Therapeutic Treatment. Booklet.

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Bermuda -For Rent Furnished

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only with the best of references Sublet for
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Lock Box 26, New
London, N. H.

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DIETITIANS, cafeteria managers, governesses, matrons, housekeepers, superintend euts. Miss Richards, Providence, R. I. Box 5 East Side. Boston Office, Trinity Court. 16 Jackson Hall, Fridays, 11 to 1. Address Providence.

WANTED-Competent teachers for public and private schocis. Calls coming every day. Send for circulars. Albany Teachers' Agency, Albany, N. Y.

DIRECTORY for secretaries and social workers. Miss Richards, Providence, R. 1. Box 5 East Side. Boston office, Trinity Court, 16 Jackson Hall, Fridays 11 to 1. Address Providence.



TO rent in private family on Brooklyn Heights, large, sunny, furnished room; modern improvements; quiet neighborhood minutes from Clark Street station on 7th Ave. subway. References required. $15 per week. Address 2,867, Outlook.


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Business Situations

HOTELS NEED TRAINED MEN AND WOMEN. Nation-wide demand for highsalaried men and women. Past experience unnecessary. We train you by mail and put you in touch with big opportunities. Big pay, fine living, interesting work, quick advance ment, permanent. Write for free book, "YOUR BIG OPPORTUNITY." Lewis Hotel Training Schools, Room 5842, Washiington, D. C.

Companions and Domestic Helpers WORKING housekeeper-Family of four and governess. Cooking; waiting; no washing. References. Telephone Scarsdale 283, or P. O. Box 54, Scarsdale, N. Y.

WANTED-Working housekeeper and as sistant to do all the work (except laundry in household of three women in Cleveland, Ohio, One of them is a professional woman away all day. Quiet household, with many privileges. Address 2,214, Outlook.

WANTED-Useful companion to elderly lady. Protestant. One who understands housekeeping. References required. Address Box 476, Scranton, Pa.

Teachers and Governesses WANTED-Governess or mother's helper, English preferred, to assist in care and training of five children, four of whom attend school. Pleasant home life. Summer home in New England. No housework required. Please state salary expected. Mrs. Robert Kip Goodlatte, 291 High St., Passaic, N. J.

WANTED Experienced governess, Protes. tant, to teach giri 6 and physical care of girl 2. Capable of taking entire charge. State age method of teaching, and experience. References. Florida, winters; New York, summers. 2,237, Outlook.

WANTED-Young woman, well educated, governess-companion for boy twelve years old who attends school mornings and afternoons. Must do mending and assist with upstairs work. State salary expected and references. Mrs. H. G. Fisk, 111 Maple St., Springfield, Mass.

WANTED -Private teacher, experienced, to teach young girl English and school subjects. One who also speaks French preferied Must be willing to live two hours from New York. 2,874, Outlook.

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in the New York "Herald" how he got the idea of the stories. He was at a newsboys' dinner and saw a young woman serving a hungry youngster. She leaned over him and whispered, "Jimmie, how would you like another piece of pie?" "Great!" he answered. She brought it, and as she placed it by his plate he lifted up one of her hands and kissed it. Afterwards he saw the same young woman walking on the Bowery with a "masher" following her. A boy-perhaps the hero of the dinner-told the gallant to "beat it." "The boy explained to me when I questioned him," says the author, that "De bum had a right not to be folleyin' a loidy, a silk-haired dame, what done good for de boys and

Do You Need







The following letter which we have received may contain a

goils 'round here." Out of these inci- suggestion for you:

dents grew the famous stories.

Lord Northcliffe saved "Notes and Queries" from extinction shortly after the war, as a tribute to its influence in his personal fortunes, according to an English writer. It is said to have inspired him with the idea of his own "Answers," which gave him his start in his newspaper career. "Notes and Queries" has been published for more than seventy years. It is a small-sized magazine, and Lord Northcliffe is said to have predicted that the future newspaper will have a page no larger.

The San Francisco man was speaking, "Pickup" says. "I do not believe in all this 'boost' business," he said. "There is too much brag about it. Especially I do not believe in running down other cities, other parts of the country. It is making claims to excellence that do not need to

be made. We should not do it. It is not modest and is likely to arouse jealousy. But I will say this much for San Francisco: Wherever you go from here it is worse."

Intern (to flapper), as reported by the "Journal" of the American Medical Asso


Professional Situations GRADUATE nurse, exceptional ability, would care for chronic case of any description, or chaperon lady. Regular rates. 2.206, Outlook.

NURSE-Efficient for invalid. Cheerful, companionable. Can superintend home with help or willing to travel. Physician's testimonial. 2,252, Outlook.

Business Situations

WOMAN, middle-aged, with library training, wishes position for the winter months in an exchange or as hotel librarian. Florida or California preferred. 2,225, Outlook.

LIBRARIAN, training and seven years' experience, wants special library position in New York City. Excellent references. 2,253, Outlook.

GRADUATE nurse, 33, wishes office position. No typewriting or stenography. Excellent references. 2,865, Outlook.

SECRETARY-stenographer, experienced in medical, scientific, and literary work. Has held posts of great executive responsibility. Salary $35-$40. 2,868, Outlook.

Companions and Domestic Helpers MATRON of girls' school wishes change of situation at Christmas. Would travel or conder any position of trust. American and Canadian references. 2,245, Outlook.

DOCTOR'S widow would go South with one or two ladies, as companion-housekeeper, preferably after Christmas. 2,873, Outlook.

Advertising Manager, The Outlook,

381 Fourth Avenue, New York City

Sept. 12, 1922

Dear Sir: An advertisement inserted in your " Help Wanted" column for two weeks brought 187 replies from all parts of this country. It was possible to see personally only a dozen or more of these applicants, but, besides the large number, the quality of the applicants impressed me. Evidence has been given me, as the advertiser, of the excellence of The Outlook as a medium for reaching a very fine class of applicants for positions. Yours very truly,

Try an Outlook "Want Ad." a Word.

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SITUATIONS WANTED Companions and Domestic Helpers WANTED-Place by fine, educated woman as housekeeper or companion. Free to travel. No encumbrances. Best of references. Box 44, Lexington, Ky.

MIDDLE-aged widow, Protestant, housekeeper. Widower's or bachelor's home. Highest credentials as to ability, disposition, character. Last position five years, New York. No encumbrances. 2,866, Outlook.

CAPABLE woman desires position as housekeeper. Sixteen years' experience. Understands buying, catering, making of menus, and management of servants. Excels in taking charge of special occasions. 2,869, Outlook.

REFINED, capable woman wishes position. Companion, fine sewer, reader. Care semiinvalid, generally useful. 2,864, Outlook.

WOMAN, having two unfilled days per week. will help in the home in any way. Hours: 9 to 5. 2,863, Outlook.

WANTED-Position as supervising housekeeper by experienced woman of ability, education, refinement. Pleasing personality. Last position held eight years. 2,249 Outlook.

CHAUFFEUR will drive party South or other points. 2,251, Outlook.

CANADIAN gentlewoman who has traveled extensively wishes position as companion or supervisor in well appointed private home. Exceptional qualifications and credentials. F. E. Kent, 117 Monhagen Ave., Middletown, N. Y.


Companions and Domestic Helpers GENTLEWOMAN, active, cheerful, desires engagement as traveling or visiting companion to woman of refinement. Highest references furnished and required. 2,256, Outlook.

WANTED-Position as companion or head of institution by woman of refinement and ability. Experienced. 2,255, Outlook.

EDUCATED Christian woman, experienced housekeeper, nursery governess, teacher, desires position. 2,258, Outlook.

Teachers and Governesses TUTOR-Experienced lady wishes tutoring-mathematics, Latin, English, etc.; college entrance. Address Mary Douglas, 225 West End Ave., New York.

GOVERNESS-companion-one or two chil dren. family going South. Best references. A. Block, care Mrs. Loomis, Granby, Conn. EXPERIENCED woman teacher, academic 2,257, subjects, public or private school. Outlook.

EXPERIENCED teacher wishes positiongoverness, mother's helper, companion. Best references. 2,260, Outlook.

YOUNG Danish woman, experienced, desires position with American family, one or two children. Languages, music. References. 2,261, Outlook.


TO young women desiring training in the care of obstetrical patients a very thorough nurses' aid course of six months is offered by the Lying-In Hospital, 307 Second Ave., New York. Monthly allowance and full maintenance is furnished. For further information address Directress of Nurses.

MISS Guthman. New York shopper, will shop for you, services free. No samples. References. 309 West 99th St.

BOYS wanted. 500 boys wanted to sell The Outlook each week. No investment necessary. Write for selling plan, Carrier Department, The Outlook Company, 381 Fourth Ave.. New York City.

FLORIDA-Will you drive car down next mouth? Two or three may go. Expense small. Address Owner, 2,872, Outlook.

EDUCATED young woman who can puno tuate and spell desires manuscripts and other material to type. Address 2,212, Outlook.

FRENCH lady, home in Paris suburb, will take three girls for winter. Social and educational advantages. For references and information apply 2,871, Outlook.

SLEEP on a genuine Adirondack Mt. Balsam Pine Pillow. SOOTHING REFRESH ING!! INVIGORATING!!! (Beautify. Size 12" x 16. $1.35 postpaid. Pine P Co., Inwood Sta., N. Y., Box 14c.

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