Pampa Daily News from Pampa, Texas on February 20, 1935 · Page 9
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Pampa Daily News from Pampa, Texas · Page 9

Pampa, Texas
Issue Date:
Wednesday, February 20, 1935
Page 9
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WEDNESDAY EVENING, FEBRUARY 20, 1938. ffBE8 PA&PA DAILY NEWS, Pftffipft, fflxil I > ) WeTRUTH? used to be my castle, where I could live without annoyance—When the door bell rang I could expect a friend or neighbor. But that is not so_any more, with solicitors, agents, peddlers, ringing my door doorbell from early morning—yes, even 'till late in the evening using "something free" or smart story methods to gain admission to my home. In fact says the Prudent Housewife and Miss Thrifty Shopper—"I am pestered with peddlers trying their specialty sales arguments on me every day of the week until they have become a NUISANCE.'! ELL RINGERS? many are Floaters —here today and gone tomorrow. They are responsible financially, morally or otherwise. They are NOT taxpayers or voters in any community. Where ajocal citizen is representing a house-to- house selling firm, he or she^secures the majority of business thru the friendly sympathy racket and NOT *on the "merits of the product. This condition is OVERWORKED in "every community—-and Master Peddlers are always looking for this class of representative. r v H Irresponsible. Men wlurcannot hold a position of any responsibility for any length of time—and continually float from one job to another. The large number of classified ads reading "Agents Wanted—Canvassers—Peddlers—Solicitors—Represent to sell from house-to-house- 1 confirms the .uncertainty of the peddler. , ^ i > • "' s ' ' ' f v " ,., Man Came to Your Door—with nothing to $eii---ask> for permission to come into your home— WOULD YOU LET HIM jCVf •I in? to Take a Chan® t DQ you always receive THE SAME QUALITY as in sample sHovm? A large majority of these Peddlers are representing firms which go into the wholesale market and biiy SEGONDSr—IMPERFECTS paying equally as much as your merchant does for perfect standards. When the merchandise you ordered from the peddler arrives—and it DOES NOT PROVE SATISFACTORY—Can You Get Your Money Back? "by to locate the clever salesman who collected your deposit. CITY LOYALTY ASS'N., From Chief of Police To Housewives and Citizens pf Pampa! TH.S „ A IN MANY CASES-and this has been true right here in Pjunpa. . . Strangers without reli able have been "spotters" or "locators" for professional crmtinaW And according records, lack of caution on the part of our householders h as resulted m costly property losses and bitter experiences. ' KKK IN CASE YOU ARE SUSPICIOUS— Phone the POLICE AT ONCE. — No. .V.VM DO NOT DELAY in this as we are anxious to co-operate with our citizens at; all times. DO NOT PAY CASH IN ADVANCE to strangers on any order — as often times the customer NEVER RECEIVES i ANYTHING 'for the cash advanced,. * " . ------- „ ., DO NOT CASH CHECKS FOR STRANGERS— and this applies to business firms as well as everyone else— as many t^mes these have been "altered" and later cashed by an innocent party. IT'S BETTER TO BE SAFE THAN SORRY— be SURE you KNOW who the stranger is at your door before granting ONE NEED NOT BE AFRAID ot offering the honest salesperson KNOWN, h^ve their ' 5, , or a representative of a LOCAL FIJ^M—THEY ; Chief of Police of local Ht m m »««•

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