Search America's historic newspaper pages from 1789-1922 or use the U.S. Newspaper Directory to find information about American newspapers published between 1690-present. Chronicling America is sponsored jointly by the
National Endowment for the Humanities and the Library of Congress. external link Learn more
Image provided by: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Library, Urbana, IL
Newspaper Page Text
; MERELY COMMENT
The ad men of the world are in
They are aboirtto introduce some
thing new and sensational In adver
tising. THE TRUTH. Just think of it
TRUTH in advertising.
As truth is the most sensational
thing in the world, advertising here
after will be sensational
No more clairvoyant ads. No more
cancer and consumption cures.
No more fake financial, oil and
No more fake fire sales.
No more $6 suits marked as $30
suits now selling for $15.
No more leather shoes made out
No more woolless all-wool clothes.
No more smoking tobacco made
out of alfalfa.
No more maple syrup made out of
brown sugar and corncobs.
And several million indefatigable
liars all at once turned into regular
Why there is a chance MAYBE-
that we will find out what breakfast
foods are made of.
Hotels and restaurants may tell us
'what they put in their hash.
Perhaps the oleomargarine may
speak up and deny that it is fresh
All grocers may label eggs as Rot
ten Eggs, Fairly Rotten Eggs, Near
Fresh Eggs, Fresh Eggs. Strictly
Fresh Eggs and Guaranteed Fresh
And in the interest of TRUTH all
newspapers MAYBE will refuse
the ads of quack veneral doctors.
No honest liar will any longer ad
vertise sure cures for bald heads.
Pill peddlers will tell us in their ads
which pills are made out of soap.
Yes, there's a good time coming
boys. The millennium isn't far off.
Wings are already sprouting on the
business and advertising managers
"of newspapers. ... i ,
TRUTH is mighty and will prevail;
even in the newspapers MAYBE.
So welcome to our city, you re
formed advertising men. Shake
hands with the TRUTH.
TEACHERS CURIOUS ABOUT
SCHOOL BOARD REPORT -
What did the building and grounds
committee of the school board, mean!
by the report it adopted on Friday
The report was adopted after many
thought the meeting was ended and
had gone home. Pres. Collins was
not present The Satuvday news
papers had not a word of news
An emergency meeting of .Teach
ers' Federation has been called for'
this afternoon to consider the adop
tion of the,report
"In this report the board is giving
itself power to dismiss teachers in
mid-term without cause or to reduce
salaries at will," said Margaret
Healy, president of the Teachers'
Federation today. "It is so worded
that the board might in mid-term
say 'We reduce your salaries so much'
a month for this year,' and then de
duct, not only for the remainirig
months of the. year, but for the
months that had been passed and
paid for at the higher rate."
SAYINGS OF MR. MOUSE
fiblTTL: rtr if7uri -r-
tu-r C..T i.i.r?'4-' '"
ffff f(JU 711& AAJ3I ?
fifrn& 06A SG9A401
cufre eek; ' hl I
'" 'i w rn i ifi