Key dates over November 1915
Lives lost on this day: 4
18th November 1915 - Advice given on the retail trade
Rolling Casualty Count: 2569
At the Front:
1st Batt: Trenches improving. Frosty night followed by cold, clear day.
10th Batt: In trenches again
3rd Batt: ; In trenches behind Ploegsteert Wood near where they fought in 1914.
Weather very wintry. Few casualties.
On the Home Front:
"Keep on advertising"
Mr. Higham Advice to Traders
Speaking on modern shop keeping recently Mr. C. F. Higham, the well-known expert on advertising, said the old cry about competition being the life of trade was groundless.
"Good services and proper advertising" he declared "are the things which make trade" You must run your shop with a definite idea. Then if your plans are properly conceived, you cannot fail.
Camera club - there was a good attendance of members at the club rooms on Wednesday evening when the prize winning slides in the recent Amateur Photographer slide competition were shown......Great interest was taken in the pictures of Herbert Felton, late of Worcester.
A True Canvassing Story
Sir, - ...On the outskirts of the city....A man and his wife, with their boy of eight and their girl of ten....reared a couple of bacon pigs which the pig butcher had killed. Our little eight year old reveled in the carnage.
On Friday, after tea, two recruiting canvassers called, and the girl, not liking what she heard began to cry.
"Oh they've come for papa! They'll take my dada!.... Papa will be killed!"
Our eight year old: "well, and what if he is killed? We shall have the old age pension and the pigs!"
T. Bates 158 Ombersley road
Information researched by the WWW100 team.
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