Business: Mr. Samuels & Mr. Slavick

San Francisco's swankest jewelry shop is Shreve's on Grant Avenue, but many a middle-class housewife prefers Samuels', "The House of Lucky Wedding Rings," on Market Street. Albert S. Samuels, a hustler who started in business two years after the 1906 Earthquake, used to give a theatre party every year for couples who had been married with his rings. The parties stopped in 1922 because he could not find a theatre large enough to hold all his guests.

Last month Jeweler Samuels published a mighty two-page...

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