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Art in advertising Volume 9 ; an illustrated monthly for business men

Art in advertising Volume 9 ; an illustrated monthly for business men

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1894 Excerpt: ...him yours, dear." Blushingly the girl took off her glove and slipped a sparkling ring from her engagement finger. I want to get one exactly like that. How much will it cost?" The salesman looked at the ring and the girl watched him as bravely as she could. He recognized it as one he had sold to Mr. Blank a few days before. So he handed the ring back to the daughter and said: "The cost of this ring, madam, was a confidential matter between Mr. Blank and myself. We haven't another like it in the house. I understood from his remarks that he thought the ring would not be valued at its intrinsic worth. However, if you wish to know its value, take it to some pawnshop, and multiply what they will A FOREGONE CONCLUSION. If it doesn't sell, Bess, I'll make you a present of it. Oh, thank you, George; I'll go right home and fix a place for it. offer you by three and you will get pretty nearly the correct price." The mother flounced out of the store in great wrath. Her daughter followed almost in tears. A VERY FUNNY STORY, INDEED! Froin a London Publication. AVERY funny story is told about one of the English professionals who came over with the South African team. On being asked how he liked cricketing at the Cape, he replied in a haughty lone, " Why, you must not look upon me and my comrade as mere cricketers. We are really political ambassadors, engaged in drawing together in friendship two great nations." There is nothing like having a high opinion of one's profession. Some way should be devised for increasing the amount of advertising space in each street car. That there would be a demand for such extra space is unquestionable. The amount of advertising that can be carried by a newspaper or magazine is virtually unlimited. The sign pai...