Printers' Ink Volume 38

Printers' Ink Volume 38

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1902 edition. Excerpt: ...Journal, the Baltimore News, the Cleveland Press, the Cincinnati Post--in fact, leading and representative newspapers everywhere open their circulation books to the advertiser and to the public.--The Saginatv Evening Newt Company, Saginaw, Mich. One of the best strokes of advertising that has touched Cincinnati recently was made by Press Agent Jacob Kelley, of the Baltimore Si Ohio Railroad, in getting a picture of their bridge at Harpers Ferry painted on the drop curtain at Robinson's Theater. Since the burning of the Grand Opera House a year ago, all the first-class attractions have gone to Robinson's, making it the leading playhouse of the city. The curtain shows John Brown's monument, the railway station and the new steel bridge over the Potomac. Every patron of the theater naturally asks what bridge that is, and he is told that it is the Baltimore & Ohio. Anxious subscribers to the daily papers have sent in queries about the curtain, and the answers printed have been additional free advertising. Thousands of people who never did and perhaps never would have had more than a hary idea about Harper's Ferry, now are aware that Thomas Jefferson once said: "It i worth crossing the Atlantic to see," and what is more to the point, that the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad is the way to travel in order to get there. The International Store Advertising Company is incorporated under the laws of the State of Maryland, with a paid up capital of $ 0,000. The president is Mr. GrarBin Cook, of Baltimore, Md. The secretary and treasurer is Mr. Richard Gwinn, prominently identified in banking circles in Baltimore. Two other gentlemen who are interested in the company are R. A. Chapman, of Wellington, O., and T. W. Crosby, formerly advertising...show more

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  • Paperback | 456 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 23mm | 807g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236752821
  • 9781236752826