From the Lawrence Daily Journal-World for June 4, 1912:
"'The Swinging Electric Breeze'
Why sigh for the breeze
That wavering flows
Thro' the trees and leafy glades?
We'll give you the breeze
That steadily flows
From the thrust of whirling blades.
Pay dear if you will
And seek where you can
For breeze worth a prince's dower;
We'll give you your fill
From a 'lectric fan
At less than a-cent-an-hour.
Come in and enjoy the swinging breeze of the celebrated G-E 8-inch oscillating fan.
INDISPENSABLE in Hot Weather.
If you are spending money trying to keep cool in some other way, turn over a new leaf and invest in an --
8-inch Standard, Sale Price $9.25; Rental Price For Season $3.00.
8-inch Oscillating, Sale Price $14.25; Rental Price For Sesason $4.00.