Page of Presidents
The Page of Presidents was an advertising contest published in the Arkansas Gazette on May
16, 1917. Each of the 27 U.S. presidents to that date was sponsored by a Little Rock business. Each sponsor’s ad block included at least one misspelled word.
Today we might have bonus booboos. How many errors can you find? (Answers below.)
Born April 23, 1791, at Stony Batter, Pa. President at age 65; served from March 4, 1857, to March 4, 1861. Died age 77. Buried Wheatland, Pa.
A well-kept, down-to-date Drug Store is a revelation. One that fills prescriptions with the greatest care from the purest drugs and gives FREE DELIVERY with dispatch. Here you find a Soda Fountain where all the popular Drinks, Ices and Ice Creams are served. We keep the deliceous JOHNSTON’S CHOCOLATES. Toilet articles and many novelties. Ladies when they try the drinks from our fountain, exclaim with extasy, “Oh, how elegant.” We believe in quality, and practice it. BORDEAUX’ PHARMACY.
Phones Main 2015-2016. Cor. Markham and La. Sts.
Born February 12, 1809, Nolin Creek, Ky. President age 52; served from March 4, 1861, to April 15, 1865, when he was assassinated by Booth. Died age 56. Buried in Ridge cemetery, Springfield, Ill.
Abraham Lincoln said: “You can fool all the people some of the time and some of the people all of the time, but you can’t fool all the people all of the time.”
The civiliized world pays homage to “Honest Abe,” because the people are always quick to recognize and appreciate honest service. For that reason the people of Little Rock and of Arkansas are showing every day their appreciation of my cash plan in the practice of medicine. The office fee is $1.00, cash; medicines free. A.W. JERNIGAN, M.D.
OFFICE NO. 1 ARCADE BLDG., TEL. M. 4792. SANITARIUM FOURTEENTH AND GAINES STS., TEL. M. 5739.