Tuesday, April 14, 2015

page 108 -- A week's worth of Higgins Soap

updated 29 December 2015
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Higgins soap is also featured on page 121 of the Earl J. Arnold Advertising Card Collection.

According to The Boston Evening Transcript (26 July 1894 p.8) as digitized by Google Books, Higgins Soap met its demise not due to ineffective advertising or poor product quality, but at the hands of a swindler.

"David Coleman" was an alias for Paul Brigham, finally captured in January of 1896 - NY Times
"David Coleman" may have been captured in 1896, but that was not the end of his career. Just when you thought you'd heard the last of him, he'd pop into view again, as per this later Google Books entry:






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