In the story The Red-Headed League, what did the advertisement say was the purpose of the Red-Headed League?

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The advertisement itself doesn't give much information about the Red-headed League. It simply says there is an opening which will give a red-headed man a well-paying job doing "nominal," which means very little, work. We can infer that the Red-headed League exists for the purpose of providing easy jobs for men with red hair.

Later, we find out the supposed story behind the league: it was founded by an eccentric red-headed American millionaire. He left a fortune when he died and wanted the interest income from his vast amount of money to be used to provide "easy berths" for red-headed men. Easy berths would...

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