Hope Star from Hope, Arkansas on October 23, 1935 · Page 6
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Hope Star from Hope, Arkansas · Page 6

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Wednesday, October 23, 1935
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f SERVICE Staaidaid line of Nationally advertised Suits V' MRI.M. MERCHANT a ;n / /^z \^ X 7^ 7 / / T~2 / / Z SERVICE YOU i^eccive the Very Suit you see ia the Window \// J/ v \ \ \ \ \ \ A- \ T\ \ One Hour Latqr! The Customer Leaves the Store Wearing the Suit He Selected It is a perfect fit—being altered at the time of purchase to his exact measure No Delay—No Uncertainty- No Disappointment in This Transaction In the Retail Store You Find SHOE FITTERS Men who have had years of training and experience, They are acquainted with the constructions of a shoe in every detail and by actually fitting the Shoe To The^ Customer's Foot, they determine the Correct Size—and assure Ease and Comfort—the definite essentials to Shoe Service. Merchant May Be Your Neighbor! Interested in the Development and Advancement of your City He has served you, perhaps for years, and the success of his business is due entirely to the service he has rendered. He is vitally interested in your future patronage and his Service to you is a determining factor in maintaining it. He is ready and eager to back lip his merchandise, — ^f\ V No Experience Necessary * We will show you in a Few Hours How to FjgP $150 per week Selling Our High Grade Line of MEN'S MADE-TO-MEASURE SUITS Complete Sample Line Free. Write Today THE ABOVE is a typical ClassiBed Agent's Wanted Ad—which may be answered by any man out of a job who is fascinated with the idea of "$150 per week." A few days later—we find him at the door of an office or residence, his case filled with samples and He With No Experience Yes!—He gets an order—perhaps from one of his Best Friends—He takes the measures for the.suit just as the instruction book tells him—and of course he collects The Cash In Advance which is his commission on the sale. . : , . \ : - <J •• • Two Weeks Later The Suit Arrives and the C. O. D. Balance is paid the postman. Let Us See — what this salesman "with. No Experience" sold his Best Friend. Here It Is— All Out of Proportion Too Long in some places— Too Short in Others In fact A COMPLETE MIS-FIT. "Stung"— says the Friend. \ Sell Our _ Line of Shoes All you" have to do is show them They sell themselves! No Experience Required Stnd (or Free Simple Case »nd ImtnictioM Our men make $100 a week Here Is Another "Agent Wanted" Ad As a rule answered by men thinking only of the Big Money promised and NOT interested in rendering any service to the customer. As usual lie calls on his friends — securing all possible business on, the friendship and sympathy basis. He Exhibits the Shoe- Per Printed Instructions tells his customer of the many fine points of quality and obtains an order, Showing'{"Kg Demonstrator Snpg 1 COPYRIGHT. THE WHAT SIZE?—The most important factor of the sale is determined by the Peddler in the crudest manner. Part of his equipment is a tin pan on which the customer's foot is measured. The order taken in this manner and on the basis of "No Experience Required"—Imagiae The Fit and Com- j fort of these Shoes when received by the customer. CITY LOYALTY ASSOCIATION Wednesday, October Do Not Pay Cash In Advance to ITINERANT PEDDLERS Warning from the CHIEF of to the Citizens and Housewives of This Is a warning to beware of Strangers posing as solicitors, salesmen or inspectors, seeking admittance to your homes. It is given in the hopes of protecting the citizens of this community. Strangers should not be admitted to your homes until their Credentials have been checked up and verified and that you are sure they are local people . . . representatives of local business firms. In many cases the person calling at your home rep- " resenting himself or herself as a solicitor, sales agent, meter reader or inspector is a thief, bouse prowler, or a "spotter" for such crooks ... just getting the "lowdown" on the premises for future references. Beware of the Crook who goes about renting rooms, or houses willing to tender you a check as the advance rental payment . . . this check is for more than the initial rent and the secures the difference in CASH . . . and that is the last you hear from him. Do not pay cash in advance en an order as too often the customer never receives anything for his money. Do not issue checks to a Stranger on an order as many times these checks have been "altered" and later cashed by an innocent party. In case you are suspicious phone the Police at once ... do not delay as it will aid the police department in locating the peddler at once. John Ridgdill CHIEF OF POLICE Hope, Arkansas

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