This grim, androgynous child begs out to look into his or her eyes. His or her hair is long, and wild—not unlike um-mowed grass. He or she, despite needing a comb, has good fashion sense and has matched his or her Paul-Lynde scarf to the peacock feather in his or her har.
So, what’s the advertising? Hair tonic? Feathers? Scarecrow hats? Kicky cravats?
This is not a young Ralph Furley hawking neckerchiefs. No, this child is pushing...
Lawn Mowers. And, not just any lawn mowers—SPLENDID LAWN MOWERS.
I’m sure you have many questions. I know I do. To begin with, how much would I have to pay for one, presuming that it’s 1885?
Let’s learn more. Shall we?
PRICE LIST 12 inch,…$15.00
14 inch,… 17.00
16 inch,… 19.00
SPLENDID LAWN MOWER.
At the request of numerous customers, we have introduced
a wood roller machine, combining all of the good qualities of
the celebrated Lawn Mowers without any of their objectionable
features. We respectfully ask a comparison of our Splendid
Lawn Mower with any machine in the market, and would ask
your special attention to the following:
Simplicity, Durability, Lightness of Draft, Quality of
Material, and General Workmanship.
Fully guaranteed to give satisfaction
in every particular. If you want a Lawn
Mower to last you a lifetime buy the
Manufactured by the ROGERS FENCE CO.
Now, if you’ll excuse me, I’m going to rat out my hair into kinky auburn waves, fetch my scarecrow hat, tie a napkin around my neck and stand in my front yard with the sky behind me until someone asks about my SPLENDID lawn mower.