Scams, Schemes and Travelling Salesmen of the 1900s

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Scams, Schemes and Travelling Salesmen of the 1900s
CLIPPED FROM
The Lanark Era
Lanark, Ontario, Canada
21 Aug 1912, Wed  •  Page 4

Gypsies, Preachers and Big White Bears: One Hundred Years on Country Roads
By Claudia Smith

CLIPPED FROM
The Lanark Era
Lanark, Ontario, Canada
21 Feb 1900, Wed  •  Page 1

The Lanark Era
Lanark, Ontario, Canada
Wed, Apr 09, 1913 · Page 4

Here’s a classfied ad beyond belief…

CLIPPED FROM
The Lanark Era
Lanark, Ontario, Canada
30 Aug 1911, Wed  •  Page 1

Would You Smoke a Hornet’s Nest?

Medicine for Weak Women — Hokum Era

The Remedy Women of Lanark County

Was Lipstick Banned and the $64,000 Question

What the Heck was Electric Soap? Chatterton House Hotel Registrar

When the Spanish Fly Kicks In !

If Quackery Poison Gets You!! Blue Poison Ointment

Constipation Guaranteed to be Cured in Almonte

It’s Electrifying! Dr Scott’s Electric Corset

We’re Off to See the Wizard — The Poisoner’s Handbook?

Know Your Travelling Salesman 1900s — McKesson & Robbins — Cannabis and Scandals

Rawleigh Memories — Door to Door Salesmen

About lindaseccaspina

Before she laid her fingers to a keyboard, Linda was a fashion designer, and then owned the eclectic store Flash Cadilac and Savannah Devilles in Ottawa on Rideau Street from 1976-1996. She also did clothing for various media and worked on “You Can’t do that on Television”. After writing for years about things that she cared about or pissed her off on American media she finally found her calling. She is a weekly columnist for the Sherbrooke Record and documents history every single day and has over 6500 blogs about Lanark County and Ottawa and an enormous weekly readership. Linda has published six books and is in her 4th year as a town councillor for Carleton Place. She believes in community and promoting business owners because she believes she can, so she does.

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