Advertising card for The Singer Manufacturing Co. showing a bird building a nest, "The Earliest Singer," and a woman and little girl with a sewing machine, "The Latest Singer." Front of card tells the story of the "Tailor Bird of India" which sews leaves together to make its nest. Front lower right corner says: "J. Ottmann Lith. Co. Puck Bldg. New York." Back of card says "Seven Truths" followed by advertising copy including: "It is true .."."." That it is inhuman to barter away the health and happiness of your wife and daughter, for the few dollars, apparently saved in buying a cheap, heavy running, worthless machine. That manhood .."." demands that woman be provided with the very latest and best labor-saving devices .."."." That you will never be haunted by sad remorse for a wrong inflicted, if you buy for your wife, daughter or sweetheart, the New Light-Running Singer.." Address given on back of card: 305-307 E. Twelfth St., Kansas City, Mo.
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