Some of Torrington’s other carpet sweeper model names were Utility, Paragon and Peerless. And under the National name, the Royal Duchess!
Torrington, Connecticut, was once a major part of the Underground Railroad.
I’m still working on what the heck they mean by “laying the dust” but I think it has something to do with sprinkling water on stuff so dust doesn’t get in the air.
The ad copy:
Which Way Do You Clean?
Putting Things Away
Laying the Dust
After the Dust
Setting to Right
Are you still using the wearying, old-fashioned, unclean method?
Your men folks use, in their business, the appliances which do better work in less time.
make it easy to keep the home clean, sanitary, healthful, in an orderly and thorough way.
They don’t stir up dust and dirt, they remove it. There’s no odor of dust or dusting in a Torrington-cleaned room.
The Electric Torrington shows in U.S. government test 25% greater suction power than actually required.
Used 15 minutes once a week upstairs, and 15 minutes twice a week downstairs, it keeps your house clean and sanitary and the cost for current will not be over 2 cents.
Price, $30.00. West, $35.00.
Lady Torrington, not electric, is tested to clean 12,200 room-size rugs and still remain in excellent condition. Strong suction is developed by pushing easily back and forth over the rug, and the brush which picks up the surface litter is operated by the same motion.
Price, $8.50. West, $9.00.
Torrington Sweeper has no suction, but for brushing up crumbs around the dining table and litter in living or sewing room, it’s a great time saver and housewife’s comfort.
Prices, $3.50 to $5.50.
National Sweeper Co., 8 Laurel St., Torrington, Conn.
New York Office: Woolworth Building
Canadian Branch: 52 Bruce Avenue, Westmount, Montreal
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National Sweeper Co.,
8 Laurel Street, Torrington, Conn.
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Electric….. Lady….. Sweeper…..