SCOUTS: Crusader Squelched

Those who conduct Boy Scout affairs in the City of Cleveland passed a resolution last fortnight, saying: "Be it resolved, that whereas recent advertisements have been creeping closer and closer toward the inducement of girls to adopt the smoking of cigarettes, and whereas this purpose is being more and more plainly announced, it is felt to be the duty of this council to declare that the now-appearing billboard advertisement which portrays a young lady reading a letter to the effect that girls who seek pleasure in smoking are flocking to that given brand of cigarette, is an advertisement which merits...

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