National Geographic : 1929 Aug
heBook adillac otfel ON WASH INGTO N BOU EVARD TH STREET OF FINE SHOPS DETRO IT Good night ......... sleepy ... well I'll surely say so and oh ho a soft bed. Hm mm m... $4.00 - $5.00 for a room like this, twenty-seven stories above the street and quiet as a mouse... cool winds surely breeze in these windows ... I'm tired ... we'll need blan kets .. the lobby was alive tonight and cheerful as October with those sea blues and greens and pennon reds and rusty golds... a match,Bob? what a bed... only $3.50 you say? ... we elbowed the wise and the kings tonight, ay Bobbert and-so did they... where didyou eat?... Blue Room, Grill, Venetian Room?... did John stand en garde?... Well, I'm glad I know you... I dined with restless folk and I'll whistle Blue Room fiddler's tunes in my sleep... well I guess not... not in a bed like this what and ho isn't it glorious?... g'night... here goes... I'm in... only four bucks did yousay,each?...theytellthat... thesebeds ... soft... sleepy.. as...winter's... night ... wonderful! Good night. See you soon. THE BOOK-CADILLAC HOTEL CarlM. Snyder, Managing Director DETROIT ghe WHO'S WHO c- to make your summer rambles more enjoyable The Book of Wild Flowers " 250 color portraits of wild flowers and plants Sand many monochrome engravings illustrate fas- : cinating descriptions of flowers by Dr. William Joseph Showalter and other, authorities. This Practical guide to wild flowers and shrubs is an | indispensable tool for every suburban and coun- s Story home. 243 pages. Molloy binding, $4.00. The Book of Birds (Revised Edition) In this open sesame to the bird life of field and : forest, interesting chapters are devoted to "Com mon Birds of Town and Country," "The War blers," "Game Birds," and "Bird Banding." Louis Agassiz Fuertes' 331 full-color portraits i enable identification of feathered friends. Many engravings; 230 pages. Molloy binding, $4.00 . I The Book of Fishes Whether you fish in brook, lake or sea, you . will find pleasure and information in this won der book by John Oliver La Gorce and other 1 authorities. Illustrated with full-color portraits |; N of 92 fishes in action and 134 monochrome en- , gravings, its 243 pages are crowded with interest for both adults and children. Molloy binding, $4.00. I" All prices postpaid in U. S . A. and Canada. " S For mailing abroad, add 25 cents each. ) OBTAINABLE ONLY FROM THE NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC SOCIETY WASHINGTON, D. C. Visit the Mayan Excavations via PROGRESO fromNew Orleans Archeologists are there finding the evidence of a wonderful American civilization dating back to 96 B. C. Stop at quaint picturesque nearby Merida. Comfortable hotels. A delightful 2%-day trip by the modern S. S. Munplace (7000 tons) Sailings from New Orleans every 10 days. MUNSON S. S. LINES 67 WALL STREET, NEW YORK Branch Offices: Chicago, Philadelphia, New Orleans "Mention the Geographic-It identifies you."