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Opportunity and You (May, 1929)

Opportunity and You

YOUNG men standing on the threshold of their careers often say, “Opportunity is dead. There aren’t the chances for making money that there once were.” No assumption could be more false. It is always true that the chances of a man’s making a huge fortune are highly problematical.

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EARN BIG PAY IN AN EXCITING CAREER – Stenotype Operator (Nov, 1965)

EARN BIG PAY IN AN EXCITING CAREER!

Put yourself in the center of important events. Learn at home to become a

Stenotype (MACHINE SHORTHAND) Operator

Easy to learn even if you’ve never taken shorthand before!

Step up from routine office work into a glamour job where the pay is far above the average. Sit beside top corporation executives at board meetings and big conferences. Even cover conventions and courtroom trials!

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Gold Beaters (Sep, 1947)

Gold Beaters

BY A.F. JOY

ONE interesting occupation that has not changed an iota since Biblical times is gold-beating. Men still beat gold for decorative purposes, and “hand-beaten” is a byword for quality and endurance.

When the gold beaters get through beating a piece of gold bar about 1/8-inch thick, after more than 24 hours of solid whacking, they have a ribbon of gold leaf yards long and so thin it measures about 1/50,000-inch thick.

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