Looking Back

Compiled by Joan Isaacs from the files of the Deer River Newspapers.

110 Years Ago—M.J. Baker Company published Articles of Incorporation. The company was formed by Milton J. Baker, Alvin H. Kremer, Robert E. Barnett and William A. Bright. The Cigarette — As a business rule it does not pay to hire help who smoke cigarettes. The Advertising World, which can be counted as an authority says: It is unprofitable to hire a salesman who smokes cigarettes. The cigarette smoker suffers lapses of memory; his nerves are unstrung; his judgment is poor; he is irritable, and he cannot hope to compete with the clear brained salesman who does not use cigarettes.The content you are trying to access is only available to members. Sorry.

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