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Give Cigarettes as a Christmas Present (Dec, 1940)

Apparently twenty years after this article, it was alright for women to smoke.

for Christmas … give the cigarette that satisfies
A carton of Chesterfields with their MILDER BETTER TASTE will give your friends more pleasure than anything else you can buy for the money.
The attractive Gift Carton that says Merry Christmas

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The HIDDEN Cost of eye accidents is higher (Nov, 1946)

The HIDDEN Cost of eye accidents is higher

Bookkeeping records seldom show the true costs of eye accidents—merely compensation and medical expense. However, the “hidden” costs* (machinery and work damage, idle time and lowered worker morale, to name but a few) are estimated— by a recognized authority—to be four times the amount of the direct cost of eye accidents.

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The Spirit of War Service (Apr, 1918)

The Spirit of War Service

Alone in the midst of war’s desolation, the telephone lineman crawls to mend the broken wires.

On all sides the thunder of artillery; in the air bursting shrapnel.

He faces danger with that unconquerable spirit of war service which permits him to think only of maintaining the telephone connections.

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“Sugar-Coated” Electricity Builds Strength and Health (Mar, 1922)

Yum, sugar-coated electricity.

If you would like to learn more about these miraculous devices, this site has some good info. They also have some available for sale. Or just pick one up on ebay.

With health insurance rates going through the roof, can you really afford NOT to have your own Violet Ray machine?

“Sugar-Coated” Electricity Builds Strength and Health

Absolutely shockless and painless, overcomes nervousness, banishes aches and pains, renews the vigor of youth and builds healthy, well-developed bodies

Thousands of volts of stimulating, up-building, high frequency electricity—as painless and pleasant as a ray of sunshine—can be sprayed into any weak, diseased or under-developed part of your body. Instantly you will feel its healing, strengthening, tonic effect. You will feel the warm, fresh blood surge to the treated part, bringing with it the tissue-building and disease-fighting forces that Nature provides. Poisons and diseased tissues will be washed away, pains and inflammations relieved and the part treated will be nourished and strengthened. It literally helps Nature build new bodies.

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TAKE 3-DIMENSIONAL PICTURES WITH YOUR OWN 35MM CAMERA (Mar, 1950)

TAKE 3-DIMENSIONAL PICTURES WITH YOUR OWN 35MM CAMERA

NEW REDUCED PRICE $17.70 Plus $2.09 Fed. Tax

STEREO-TACH and 3-D Slide Viewer complete. Make marvelous stereo color slides. Get Stereo-Tach from your dealer or direct. Money back guarantee. Dept. PS3.
ADVERTISING DISPLAYS, INC.
Covington, Ky.

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The Truth About RECTAL DISORDERS (Sep, 1950)

This ad would be perfect for a caption contest, but unfortunately it would be almost impossible to come up with anything funnier than the actual text.

A FREE BOOK Told Me The Truth About RECTAL DISORDERS
Our 164-page illustrated book describes symptoms, causes and treatment of piles, fistula and other rectal and colonic disorders. It should be read by everyone suffering from these treacherous afflictions. Write for a FREE COPY today.

McCleary Clinic and Hospital, 971 Elms Blvd., Excelsior Springs, Mo.
GET YOUR FREE COPY TODAY

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PLAY GUITAR IN 7 DAYS OR MONEY BACK (Feb, 1968)

PLAY GUITAR IN 7 DAYS OR MONEY BACK

TOP GUITARIST ED SALE’S famous 66 page secret system worth $3.00 teaches you to play a beautiful song the first day and any song by ear or note in seven days. Contains 52 photos, 87 finger placing charts, etc. plus 110 popular and western songs, (words and music); a $1.00 Chord Finder of all the chords used in popular music; and a $3.00 Guitarist Book of Knowledge.
TOTAL VALUE $7.00 —ALL FOR ONLY $2.98

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WE FIT FAT MEN (Sep, 1955)

WE FIT FAT MEN
FREE CLOTHING CATALOG
We SPECIALIZE in large-size men’s clothing. Sizes 44 to 72 and 17 to 22 fitted perfectly from America’s LARGEST STOCK of BIG MEN’S shirts, slacks, suits, pajamas, etc. Top quality at low prices, so send for your NEW BIG CATALOG NOW. It shows EVERYTHING for the big man . . . and it is FREE!
BURNS MARTIN
Dept. 817, 121 Summer St., Boston 10, Mass.

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ERA Computation Center (Feb, 1953)

Announcing the ERA Computation Center
for Programming, Problem Analysis, Machine Computation

A Complete New Computing Service … for industries and government agencies confronted with large-scale data-processing problems.

Flexibility of Service … permits you to utilize the facilities you need … ERA specialists will handle your problems from problem analysis to final results . . . various services may be purchased singly or in any combination.

The ERA 1101 Computer … is the core of the new ERA Computation Center. ERA’s extensive experience in programming and operating the 1101 assures efficient processing of your problems.

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Smooth is the word for the man with P.A. (Feb, 1949)

Smooth is the word for the man with P.A.

P.A. means Pipe Appeal
Pipe Appeal is that extra attraction of the man who smokes a pipe. And when that pipe is packed with Prince Albert — you have really smooth smoking!

P.A. means Prince Albert
Get Prince Albert today —and see for yourself why it’s known as the National Joy Smoke. P. A. is really rich tasting —mild, and tongue-easy. That choice crimp cut tobacco is specially treated to insure against tongue bite. Get Prince Albert for real smoking joy and comfort!
THE NATIONAL JOY SMOKE

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