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"ivory" Soap

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Parent Issue
Day
14
Month
March
Year
1889
Copyright
Public Domain
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I te ÍÜ This picture shows two laundresses, one at work the other not able to, because her hands are cracked and sore - she has been using soap containing too much alkali. Read Prof. Leeds's report. Gentlemen: - The sample of " Ivory " Soap which you sent to me for analysishas been received, and you will find analysis herewith. As a result, the ' while strongly cleansing, leaves the skin soft and pleasant to the touch instead of harsh, uncomfortable, and liable to chap, as results from the use of many common laundry soaps, in which the ratio of uncombined to combined alkali is large. The percentage of uncombined fat in the "Ivory" is very small, henee the lather is clean, white and abundant, with entire absence of oil or grease. There are no injurious substances. The above considerations show the "Ivory" to be a pure soap and excellent for laundry use. Very Respectfully Yours, Laboratory of Chemistry, ALBERT R. LEEDS, Ph.D. Stevens Insituteof Technology, Professor Of Chemistry. A WORD OF WARNING. There are many white soaps, each represented to be " just as good as the ' Ivory ' ; " they ARE NOT, but like all counterfeits, lack the peculiar and remarkable qualities of the genuine. Ask for "Ivory" Soap and insist upongetting t, Copyright 1886, by Procter & Gamble.

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Ann Arbor Register