‘Hydrophobia Skunk a Fake Myth (Jul, 1932)
If it’s a fake myth, does that make it true?
‘Hydrophobia Skunk a Fake Myth
THE dreaded “hydrophobia skunk” of the southwestern states is both an affectionate pet and a valuable helper in keeping down field mice, insects and other harmful creatures.
DON’T CHOKE ME JUST GIVE ME A HOT SHOT (Nov, 1931)
Alrighty then…. moving on.
DON’T CHOKE ME. JUST GIVE ME A HOT SHOT
Amazing electrical invention starts car, truck or tractor motor without choke. Saves plenty gas, oil. More speed. HOT SHOT sparks BLUE if ignition O. K.—RED if faulty. Draws big crowds. Sells on sight. 30,000,000 prospects. 100% profit at $1.50. Gold mine for agents. “$25 a day easy,” says Akeman. “Rush 500 HOT SHOTS,” says Klint. “Send 200 more,” say Berg-Williams. “We want exclusive.” “Never saw anything to beat it.” “My first winner.” Selling like wildfire. Your best bet part time – full time.
FREE Sample Offer. Act QUICK. Reardon Mfg. Co., Dept.V-ll, Peoria, Ill.
Introduce Me To 10 Ladies And I Pay You Cash For Your Time (Jul, 1930)
“Conservative” business leaders called Van “crazy” for making this radical cash pay agreement. They said it would ruin “conservative” traditions.
Introduce Me To 10 Ladies And I Pay You Cash For Your Time
Here’s an utterly new, easy way for honest men and women to make money, and also the strangest offer we ever heard of. Just introduce me to 10 ladies and say 20 magic words and this million-dollar company will pay you cash. No need to sell a single thing. This is the revolutionary new plan of the famous business genius— C. W. Van De Mark—the wizard who has already put more than 25,000 men and women on the road to prosperity.
You Don’t Have To be Good To Have Fun! (Mar, 1948)
Nope, not another sexology post. It’s actually about making a belt.
You Don’t Have To be Good To Have Fun!
IF YOUR job or hobby is deep-sea diving or jet-plane piloting, either you’re good or you’re dead. Watchmaking and diamond cutting call for considerable skill, too. But there are dozens of pursuits less exacting that offer something much needed these days: the thrill of accomplishment.
I have an idea that a lot of people hesitate over hobbies because (a) they think they aren’t skilled enough, or (b) it’s too much work.
Self-jerking fishing rod (Nov, 1964)
When I was first getting this blog started up I was very close to calling it Self-jerking fishing rod just because it had such a nice ring to it.
Self-jerking fishing rod has hair-triggered spring that snaps up catch at slightest nibble.