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 December 29, 1808, Raleigh, N.C. President at age 56; served from April 15, 1865, to March 4, 1869. Died age 66; buried Greenville, Tenn. He was a tailor, wife taught him to read and write. At one time he was tailor at Laurens, S.C. When bothered buy catarrh, bronchitis, asthma, head or chest colds, try the Vap-O-Rub treatment. Relieves by inhalation and absorption. No stomach dosing. These soothing medicated vapors are inhaled all night through the air passages to the lungs, loosening the phlegm, aiding the body cells to drive out the invading germs. Vick’s is absorbed through the pores, reducing inflamation; 25¢, 50¢, or $1.00, at all druggists’. VICK’S CHEMICAL COMPANY. GREENSBORO, NORTH CAROLINA
ULYSSES S. GRANT.
Born April 27, 1822, Point Pleasant, Ohio. President age 46; served from March 4, 1869, to March 4, 1887. Died age 63. Buried Riverside, New York City. A true man and soldier. He refused to accept General Lee’s sword at Appomattox. KODAK FINISHING our specialty. Dealers in professional and amateur Photographic Supplies, Fry’s and Campana’s China Colors, Architects’ and School Drawing Instruments; Artists materials. Films developed, 10¢ per roll, and any size. Prints from 2 cents to 6 cents each. Our Kodak finishing is better than the best. If we can’t mete you, write us. We garantee to please. JUNGKIND PHOTO SUPPLY CO. PHONE MAIN 541. 824 MAIN STREET.