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[n nearly every magazine you pick up today you will find Script headings, both in the advertisements and in the
irticles. Some of this work is good and some is very poorly executed. There is a splendid field for penmen along
this line.

This type of work is prepared in a different way from the ordinary work of a penman. It is all carefully drawn
out with a lead pencil and inked in. This we call pencilling. First of all rule head and base guide lines for both
capital and small letters, and then draw slant lines. The letters are then very carefully pencilled in. It is well
to use a rather hard lead pencil and a lead pencil eraser. Erase and repencil until you get your letter forms ac-
lurate, watching of course, the general appearance, spacing, height of lines, etc. Ordinarily in this work you have
a very definite amount of space to cover and it is necessary to make your woi'k fit into that space. After the work
is carefully pencilled proceed to ink it in with a stitf pointed pen. The point should be as coarse as the hair line
which you desire. As a rule the hair lines of this work for newspapers and magazines are rather heavy. Go
through and ink in all of the straight lines first or all of a certain type of stroke like the upward strokes. Turn the
paper frequently so that all strokes are made toward the center of the body.

After you have inked in the entire specimen look at it carefully for irregularities in weight of line, roughness and
flat places. These can be corrected with a fine pointed pen.

You can make a living at penmanship but it is necessary to do many classes of pen work. This is a very profitable
line of work for penmen.

Study the above design. It is quite attractive yet it has the appearance of a free hand specimen.



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work such as the slant, height, spacing and smoothness of the lines. We would suggest that you practice on indivi-
lual words, making line after line of one word at a time comparing your efforts with the specimen.



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the future. They make the plans and
drawings which, when completed, will
mark the progress of mankind.

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This specimen of oinamental penmanship floui'ishing' and card carving conies
to us from Frank A. Krupp of the Interstate Business College, Fargo, N. Dak.
Mr. Krupp is one of the exceptionally fine penmen actively enga.ged in penj
work today. The Interstate Business College enjoys a very excellent enroll-
ment. We have had many visits from our friend Mr. Krupp and recentlyl
had the pleasure of meeting Miss Esther Arndt, one of the proprietors of ihej
school. Miss Arndt is a very charming and capable school official.



The three Rubicam Schools of St.
Louis, Mo., are enjoying a good en-
rollment. Mr. Charles Rubicam who
is vice-president is a firm believer in
.tcood writing and stresses it in all
three schools.



Mr. J. M. Kidd of Newark, Ohio, is a,
regular visitor of the Educator. Mr.l
Kidd is deeply interested in penworkj
and spends a great deal of his spare j
time studying and practicing pen-j
work.



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27




SUCCESS THROUGH SERVICE

After all is said and done, nearly
j'veryone who achieves success in any
line or form does it through service.
Take the office boy: If he does his
work well, if he renders exceptional
;ervice, he is invariably promoted to
i better job. The same thing applies
;o the clerk, the bookkeeper, the sten-
ographer, the secretary, the account- ,
;int, or anyone else.

j Yes, the one who does a good job.
in the job he has, is usually promoted
jto a better job. There are two rea-
130ns for this:

! In the first place, by rendering good
service in any one job, it shows that
the individual has ability and can be
depended upon. In the next place,
those at the top are gradually "pass-
ing out of the picture," which means
ithat those below have to be pushed
jup to take the place of those above.

I The exceptions to the latter are
those who fail to measure up; who
fail to fill their present positions as
efficiently as they should.

i To win promotion or achievement,
or to be successful, one only has to be
'a little better than the other fellow —
not necessarily a lot better, but just
a little better. This merely reauires
a little more thinking, a little close)'
application, plus the light attitude, of
course, and, at least, a little vision
or ambition. People do not get ahead
in the world — do not achieve success
— unless they can see ahead, unless
they are at least a little optimistic
and enthusiastic, and unless they
I really want to get ahead; in other
) words, are ambitious.

I If you will look around you — if yoLi
will study successful people in all
'line? — you will invariably rbserve that
jthe ones who are making good, and
who go the farthest, are those who



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had the ambition — the desire, deter-
mination, and persistence — to want to
get ahead. They wanted the things
that hard work or close application
invariably bring. They put a little
more into whatever they attempted to
do — a little more effort, plus enthusi-
asm; and they persisted when ob-
stacles got in their way. Many times
they made their opportunities — and
they "over-came" the things that got
in their way!

Most of us think of success as
meaning a good job and the accumula-
tion of material things. That's all
right, because jobs and material things
are essential — if one is to contribute
his share of money, as well as his tal-
ents, to the church and to society or
the community. But it must be re-
membered that to get a good job, or
work up to one — to acquire material
things — one must first WANT them.
It is a natural law that the more Wc*
want a thing the harder we will try
to get it. The important thing is to
set a high goal — to try to achieve
higher or bigger things. Once that
has been done, one will usually put
forth the necessary effort to acquire
the skill, training, knowledge, or abil-
ity to achieve such ambitions.

Aftei- all. the bigger position one
attains in his organization or in the
community, the greater his opportun-
ity for service; and the greater ser-
vice one renders, the farther he is
certain to get or go in the world.

"Success through service!" That
should be the slogan of everyone who
has any ambition to be successful or
to earn a worth-while place for him-
self in the world. It can be done!
It is just a matter of ambition and
perseverance! Build a reputation for
not only knowing how to do or wh-rit
to do. but also for being dependable,
and success will, naturally, crown
vour efforts!



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The finest script obtainable for model
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Primary pupils will enjoy the handwriting lesson more if the lesson is about things with which they are familiar
Many pupils have helped to raise chickens and a discussion on hens will get most children to take part in the hand
writing freely. They will want to tell in writing what they know about hens.

The teacher should write the copy on the board, demonstrating movement and teaching form. In presenting the
above copy be sure to give special attention to the new and difficult letters. This will depend upon what you have
previously taught. In this copy, no doubt, the H would be the letter to receive special attention. Notice that there
are two capital H's and two small h's. In what way do the two letters resemble each other in movement? Both come
to a stop on the base line before making the finishing part. These are i-ed light traffic signals. The first part of
the capital H should be made with a full size cane handle like in K and M. Be sure you leave room on the curved
handle for the hand. In teaching this lesson try to make the lesson interesting.

After the sentence and the words which compose it have been studied, the pupils may compose their own sentences.
This work, of course, is directed by the teacher.

All work should be done with a pencil with a large lead on paper ruled the long way about one-half or three-eighths I
inch apart. Never permit small cramped writing.

Pupils should be encouraged to use the blackboard. New and difficult letters may first be practiced on the board.
In addition to the teacher trying to make the primary lesson interesting, she should practice so that she can write
a very fine copy for the pupils.

If the teacher will practice the above copies using pencils with large lead and will send work to us, we shall be glad
to give some free criticisms.




or wliotn iW Lord loDelli Kc
corrcdella; epen as a faftier tlie
son m ipliom Ke dellglilelK.



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This lettering was done by Norman Tower, Jr., who is only twelve years of age. His father is Nor-
man Tower the engrosser of Denver, Colo. We would like to see similar specimens from other
aspiring young penmen.



The Educator



BOOK REVIEWS

Our readers are interested in books of merit,
but especially in books of interest and value to
commercial teachers including books of special
educational value and books on business sub-
jects. All such books wUl be briefly reviewed
in these columns, the object being to give suffi-
cient description of each to enable our readers
to determine its value.

The Knack of Selling Yourself, by

James T. Mangan. Published by
the Dartnell Corporation. Chicago.
111. Cloth cover, 234 pages.

You won't find a single success
story in this book noi' a personal an-
ecdote about a millionaire or anybody
else — it is all about you. and what
lyou can and must do to make your
way through the roaring traffic of this
and the next five years.

The title of the book speaks for
itself. The author is known for his
inspiration, psychology and psycho-
logical inventions. He is a prominent
advertising man, an orator, a conver-
sationalist, etc. He has given the
reader material which he can use in
everyday life and which will help him
immensely toward the goal he is try-
ing to reach.




Conrad Heimlicher is doing pen work
in Toledo, Ohio, including lettering
and ornamental pen work. Mr. Heim-
licher is a former Zanerian.



TEACHING ACCOUNTING

E. J. Gibb, who for snme time has
been teaching in the Tiffin Business
University of Tiffin, Ohio, is now lo-
cated with the Cleary College, Ypsi-
lanti, Mich., where he is teaching ac-
counting.



A catch made by G. R. Brunet,
teacher in the Lord Selkirk School,
Winnipeg, Man., Canada. Mr. Brunet
proves himself to be as fine a fisher-
man as he is a penman. We doubt
very much whether anyone of our
penmanship friends can show a larger
catch.



A letter from C. A. McCluggage,

penman and engrosser of 818 Olive
Street, St. Louis, Mo., states that he
is doing fine and is enjoying his en-
grossing work.




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C. C. Steed is now Assistant Pro-
fessor of Business Education in the
University of Tennessee at Knoxville,
Tenn. Mr. Steed as most of our read-
ers know, has been connected with the
Bowling Green Business University,
Bowling Green, Ky. Mr. Steed is a
very skillful penman and is well quali-
fied for the position which he now
holds. At one time Mr. Steed special-
ized in handwriting in the Zanerian
and has been closely connected with
penmanship in all of his teaching
work.



Statement of the Ownership, Manaeement.
Circulation, etc.. required by the Acts of
Congress of August 24, 1912 and March 3, 1933

Of The Educator, published monthly, except
July and August at Columbus. Ohio, for Oc-
tober. 1939. State of Ohio, County of Frank-
lin, ss.

Before me. a Notary Public in and for the
State and county aforesaid, personally ap-
peared Parker Zaner Bloser. who. having:
been duly sworn according to law, deposes
and says that he is the Business Manager
of The Educator and that the following is.
to the best of his knowledge and belief, a
true statement of the ownership, management
I and if a daily paper, the circulation I , etc..
of the aforesaid publication for the date
shown in the above caption, required by the
Act of August 24. 1912. as amended by the
Act of March 3. 1933, embodied in section
537. Postal Laws and Regulations, printed
on the reverse of this form, to wit:



1. That the na
publisher, editor, r
ness managers ar<
Company. Columbi
Lupfer. Columbus.
P. Z. Bloser. Colu



and addresses of the

aging editor, and busi-

Publisher, Zaner-Bloser

Ohio. Editor. E. A.

isiness Manager,

bus. Ohio.



Oh



That the






Greetings from J. H. Moody, of Newcastle, Maine, the penman and engrosser.



r is: (If owned by a cor-
nd address must be stated
_nd also immediately thereunder the names
and addresses of stockholders owning or hold-
ing one i>er cent or more of total amount
of stock. If not owned by a corporation, the
names and addresses of the individual owners
must be given. If owned by a firm, com-
pany, or other unincorporated concern, its
name and address, as well as those of each
individual member, must be given.) R. E.
Bloser. Columbus. Ohio : P. Z. Bloser. Co-
lumbus. Ohio: E. A. Lupfer. Columbus. Ohio;
R. B. Moore. Columbus, Ohio.

3. That the known bondholders, mortga-
gees, and other security holders owning or
holding 1 per cent or more of total amount
of bonds, mortgages, or other securities are:
(If there are none, so state.) None.

4. That the two paragraphs next above,
giving the names of the owners, stockholders,
and security holders, if any. contain not only
the list of stockholders and security holders
as they appear upon the books of the com-
pany but also, in cases where the stock-
holder or security holder appears upon the
books of the company as trustee or in any
other fiduciary relation, the name of the per-
son or corporation for whom such trustee is
acting, is given, also that the said two para-
graphs contain statements embracing affiant's
full knowledge and belief as to the circum-
stances and conditions under which stock-
holders and security holders who do not ap-
pear upon the books of the company as trus-
tees, hold stock and securities in a capacity
other than that of a bona fide owner : and
this affiant has no reason to believe that any
other person, association, or corporation has
any interest direct or indirect in the said
stock, bonds, or other securities than as so
stated by him.

5. That the average number of copies of
each issue of this publication sold or dis-
tributed, through the mails or otherwise, to
paid subscribers during the twelve months
preceding the date shown above is. ( This
information is required from daily publica-
tions only.)

P. Z. BLOSER.

Sworn to and subscribed before me this
26th day of September. 1939.

EARL A. LUPFER.
expires January 11, 1941.)



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Importance of Handwriting in Business

By prominent business men controlling employment departments of large concerns.



Quotations from li-ttcis from men who are directing
some of America's largest industries and institutions
collected by Cameron Beck, Director of New York Stock
Exchange Institute for the National Education Associa-
tion Convention, Department of Business Education.
In preparing his paper, "The Need of Closer Relation
Between Commercial Schools and Business," to be pre-
sented before the N. E. A., Mr. Beck asked the coopera-
tion of Personnel Directors and others who aie respon-
sible for employment and training of employees for sug-
gestions based on their experience in working with the
product of Commeicial Schools.

The letters received were extremely interesting and help-
ful to those training commercial students. They covered
all phases of commercial subjects and the qualifications
for business positions.

The Educator was especially interested in the importance
laid to good handwriting. Throughout the letters fre-
quent references were made to penmanship. We take
pleasure in quoting some of the references to handwrit-
ing:



Mr. E. Pasalli, Jr.,

Personnel Department,

Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Co.,

Eastern Division, Newark, N. J.

"It has been our experience that Stenographers
and Typists who have had no other business train-
ing outside of that included in their High School
Course, are as a class deficient in English, Spell-
ing, Penmanship and Arithmetic."



Mr. F. J. Steinebrey,

Junior Vice-President of a large

Pacific Coast Insurance Company.

The three "R's" should be the foundation through-
out the entire high school period, and that the
three "R's"' are absolutely essential if they are to
rise above the average.



Mr. William J. Radcliff,
Employment Manager and Paymaster,
Henry Disston & Sons, Inc.,
Philadelphia, Pa.

Mr. Radclifl sums up the situation by stating: "In
our opinion, the Commercial Schools can better
prepare their students for the business world as
follows:

1. By giving due consideration to penmanship
since we notice a decline in this old fundamental
of business education.

2.. By actual practice in teaching the use of mod
em Office Equipment.

.3. By not specializing too much but generalizing
as much as time will permit."



Mr. S. C. Haver, Jr.,

Supervisor of Employment,

Southern California Edison Company, Ltd.,

Los Angeles, Calif., writes:

"I still feel that we should emphasize the fact thatj
high school graduates should be well grounded in
the '.3 R's." The tendency in late years has been
to devote too much time and attention to frills and
specialization and not enough to fundamentals."



Mr. H. T. Hamilton,

Assistant to the President,

The New York Trust Company, Ij

New York, N. Y.

He believes "Good handwriting should be stressed j
in all commercial high schools. It seems to me |
that great confusion has been caused by adopting j
a number of different systems for teaching hand-
writing, few of which are effective with the aver-
age student.

"Handwriting is still fundamental for the young
man in the business world: it may be the deciding
factor in securing his first position; it is almost
indispensable in the early years of his work; and
is a good sound asset at all times."








Specimen for supplementary practice written by F. B. Courtney of Detroit, Michigan.



EDUCATOR IS AGAIN ACE WITH
ROD LINE

Mr. J. H. Bachtenkircher. one of
Lafayette's most widely traveled and
Tiiost successful fishermen, has de-
veloped a very practical way to tell
fish stories. Last summer while fish-
ing at Medicine Lake Lodge, Three
Lakes, Wisconsin, Mr. Bachtenkircher
sent some choice wall-eyed pike to his
friends in Lafayette, and elsewhere.
Mr. Bachtenkircher, who is Penman-
ship Instructor in the Lafayette Pub-
lic Schools goes all over the country
in pursuit of his favorite sport. He
has fished in Georgian Bay, Colorado,
Minnesota, and Floiida, and invariably
makes record catches.

The Educator has Mr. Bachtenkir-
cher on its mailing list and we hope
Mr. Bachtenkircher will have The Ed-
ucator on his mailing- list the next
time he has a record catch.



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CHRISTMAS SEALS



The Bethlehem Business College of

Bethlehem, Pa., is enjoying a good
enrollment and has on its faculty
two penmanship teachers, Charles
Keyser and C. H. Bowser. Both are
skillful and enthusiastic penmanship
teachers.

Pauline Loya, the engrosser of Bos-
ton, Mass., has changed her office to
89 Franklin Street, Fifth Floor, Bos-
ton, Mass.





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