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\T 1912 STATE
_ VIRCIXIA SCHOOL SITPPliT CO.
The Virginia School Supply Co. are showing a most Interesting exhibit
of School Furniture and Supplies, consisting of School Desks and Furni?
ture. Maps. Globes and their celebrated Vlrgoplate Blackboards. The Old
Dominion Heating and Ventilating System, biw In successful operation in
many of the schools throughout the South, la also entertainingly illus?
trated and described. Altogether this exhibit is so entertaining and in?
structive that you feel well repaid for a visit at the booth.
That the bicycle is coming hack into its own again is the opinion of
the many who visited the interesting display of Ivor Johnson Bicycles nt
the Tompklns booth. Models for men, women nnd children are exhibited,
and the many special features of these popular wheels wers commented on
favorably by visitors at the booth. Motorcycles of various makes are also
shown, one of the most interesting of which is a new model four-cylinder
tandem, which occasioned much' favorable comment.
"Seeing ?s believing." bat testing makes that belief irrefutable, and
this wise comment is occasioned by the Indisputable fact that visitors who
partake of a delectable glass of tbst popular heverege. Cherry Smash, at
the Cherry Smash booth, show their belief In Its palatable, satisfying,
thirst-quenching qualities by n smacking rf lips and satisfied smiles of
content ss they turn away refreshed. It's made from the purs fruit of the
smashed, ripe, red cherries, delightfully hlsndsd with other fruit juices
and ncida which accounts in a measure for its undoubted popularity.
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The .Above Represents the Tasty foliM
el the American Sip Co., of Kalamazoo,
at the State Fair at Richmond, Va. This exhibit was awarded
medal of merit by the State Fair Association, showing the first
moving effect ever produced in an interior illuminated sign in the
waving American flag and in a fish presenting the appearance of
swimming, both of which are very explicit in every detail.
This display was in charge of Bayard H. Storm, of Richmond,
general agent for Virginia, North Carolina and South Carolina,
assisted by R. D. Ryan, T. B. Sale and Ford B. Strough, superin?
tendent of agencies for the company.
The "American Lens Electric Sign" is not only maintained
at a current saving of 80 per cent, but is guaranteed to be a longe
leader and more distinctly legible than any sign the market af?
fords. The beauty of the signs was highly complimented, and
their efficiency, durability and economy of operation were made
manifest by a thorough inspection of the signs on exhibition.
These signs are becoming rapidly introduced, as a large num?
ber are now under construction for installation in Richmond and
points throughout the entire territory.
BCMTOBD BAKItfi BOSfUBB.
Aa exhibit sttrsetlsg stach attention. The excellent qualities of this
"Wholesome" Baking Powder are shown in n convincing manner. Bread,
biscuits, etc- ere made from the dough to the baking, and the universally
perfect results obtained wUh Rumfyrd's Baking Powder show its superiority.
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