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Image from page 211 of “Journal of electricity” (1917)
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Title: Journal of electricity
Year: 1917 (1910s)
Subjects: Electrical engineering Electricity Gas manufacture and works
Publisher: San Francisco : Technical Pub. Co.
Contributing Library: San Francisco Public Library
Digitizing Sponsor: California State Library Califa/LSTA Grant
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g, looked at the tall clock in the halland said, My, I have almost forgotten Mr. J.s lunch,and in the same breath, Well, Mr. Q., you havetalked me out of my business. Ill sign w:th you.I produced my contract blanks and pencil and as shesigned she loked at me and said, Cant you come outsome night and meet my husband? I enjoyed yourconversation so much. And I can assure you that, aside from handing hermy card, all I said to her was, Good morning. I wastoo exhausted to say good-bye, and it is needless to saythat I have not yet met her husband. All of which happened four years ago and the oldlady is still numbered among our satisfied customers. Moral: He is best sold who sells himself. 192 JOURNAL OF ELECTRICITY [Vol. 40—No. 4 Western Ideas. A WRECKED WINDOW is ordinarily placedto the -debit side of the card ledger, but a clever elec-trical dealer turned it very quickly to the credit sideof his business. An automobile, crashing into the storeof Kohlwey-Smith-Alfs Electric Company of San
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There was no break in the business of this enterprising store Francisco, broke up one of the large plate-glass win-dows rather badly. Quick to see that the wreckagewould gather curious crowds, the proprietor placed asign, bright with red letters, Our goods are so popu-lar that they drive in to get them. In contrast to thisbare, broken window, the one opposite was a brightand attractive display of the so popular wares. Undoubtedly the expense of the breakage wasmore than refunded by the interested observation ofpedestrians and the admiration excited by turning anunfortunate occurrence to good profit. TAGGING THE MACHINES of the farmerswho attend a state fair is an idea which has beenworked out with considerable success. The automo-biles and buggies which the farmers drive to the fairgrounds are usually parked in a single enclosure. Oneexhibitor of electrical apparatus conceived the idea oftagging the machines with a notice of his exhibit andits location—and added for good measure som
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