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title: 'The Washington times. (Washington [D.C.]) 1902-1939, October 06, 1912, Sunday Evening EDITION, Page 13, Image 13',
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-2 THE WASHINGTON TIMES, SUNDAY, OCTOBER 6, 1912. , ' ?'
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N nesses are built on capital and sustained through merit. But capital with- made in a Washington factory -by " SU I
N out merit must fail. You hav evidence of the above fact all around you. Washington cigar makers. IfOffter- fel I
Is Founded on the
Merit of the Cigars It Manufactures
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Two things will build a big business capital and merit. Some busi
nesses are built on capital and sustained through merit. But capital with
out merit must fail. You hav evidence of the above fact all around you.
Just stop and think and you will recall to mind many firms that began
business on a most liberal scale but that are no longer in -existence.
'The principal asset that the house of Offterdinger had when it began
business years ago was Mr. Ofterdinger's experience as a maker of cigars
,and his knowledge of tobaccos.
"The original output from the Offterdinger factory was small but it
was good, and, unlike most cigars, their quality improved instead of de
teriorating with, the progress .of time.
The big cigar manufacturing house of Offterdinger today owes its
existence solely to the merit of Offterdinger's four brands of cigars. And
it is this self-same.merit on which the house of Offterdinger will rise to
still greater heights.
Offterdinger's La Anita at 10c, Deer Head at 10'c, After Dinner, at Sc,
and Ofty at 5c are four recognized cigar standards that have made a
.reputation in the Nation's Capital thatisextending to otherl cities," and
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without the aid of business promoting-'salesmen.
' Remember, that money invested in Offterdinger cigars means money
invested right in the Nation's Capital where some of it will come back
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to 'you, for Offterdinger cigars are
made in a Washington factory py "
Washington cigar makers. If Offter
dinger cigars were only just "as 1
good as other brands at the same price, you ought to buy them for the
above stated reason. As Offterdinger cigars are better than similar 'priced
smokes of other makes you are doing both yourself and the pity of Wash
ington an injustice when you put your money into out-of-town brands.
You have but to smoke Offterdinger cigars and make a comparison
to convince you of their superiority. The fact that they are retailed right
in the city in which they are manufactured, thus eliminating the extra
packing and delivery expense, enables us to give you a better quality
than we or anyone else could afford if Offterdinger cigars were made
miles from here and shipped to this city. ., .)
Are For Sale By Stores
JIn -Every Section of the City
If for any reason your dealer will not supply you, phone or drop
us a postal and we will tell you the name of the store nearest you where
Offterdinger cigars can be secured.
We Especially Invite the Attention of the Public
To Our Line Of a"
We carry the largest line of Pipes and Smokers' Articles in the city. We make a specialty of Pipes
manufactured by Wm. DeMuth & Co., 507-509 Broadway, New York, because they are the largest and most
progressive Pipe manufacturers in the world.
You will be particularly interested in the display of Pipes in this department, showing Meerschaum and
Briar Pipes in the various stages of manufacture, from the crude material to the finished article.
All Genuine DeMuth Pipes Bear This Trade-Mark
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I WW iX The Meerschaum Pipe From Start to Finish
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We have just brought out the new Bakelite mouthpiece pipes manufactured by Wm. DeMuth & Co., which
is in every way superior to amber, and is destined to supplant, in a lare measure, the amber mouthpiece. We
have received "an advance shipment of the Bakelite Pipes to show on our opening day.
Smokers will be pleased with the service offered by this department
Henry 1 Offterdinger, 508 Ninth Street
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