A PENNY’S WORTH (Mar, 1948)
A PENNY’S WORTH
A penny’s not a lot of money, but you’ll be surprised at how much of some things it will buy.
A penny buys 20 pages of big city newspaper. providing several hours of reading material.
A penny’s worth of gas will drive a two-ton automobile with four people about 4,000 feet.
A penny will buy over seven hours of radio entertainment by top-price big-name performers.
A penny will buy enough gas to fry an egg for each of 72 persons, doing them four at a time.
A penny will move a one-ton shipment of merchandise by air express nearly a hundred feet.
A penny stamp will deliver a card across the United States and over the Pacific to Guam.
A penny will buy 50 gallons of tested, healthful water, delivered by pipe into your home.
A penny will buy enough current to illuminate a room (60-watt bulb) for four full nights.