National Geographic : 1927 Aug
America's Great Band Leader Qlorifies The Harmonica IEUTENANT COMMANDER JOHN PHILIP SOUSA, noted composer of so many of America's favorite marches, has this to say of the harmonica: "I am a great advocate of the Harmonica and especially en dorse theHarmonica Bands which are winning sweeping popularity in the East. Mastery of the Har monica lays the foundation for a musical career." The harmonica is the easiest, surest, pleasantest introduction to musical ap preciation and performance. It forms part of the music curriculum in public and private schools of numerous cities -and has been enthusiasticallyendorsed by leaders of thought as an important factor in musical education. The NEW Way to Learn A special orthophonic Victor Record (No. 2o377) "How to Play the Harmonica" is nowavailable for those who wish to learn by listening to the living voiceoftheinstructor, and following the notes as they are sounded on his harmonica. Illustratedinstruction sheet also included. Reverse side reproduces"Old BlackJoe"as rendered on harmonica with piano accompani ment. At all dealers sellingVictor Records . . . . complete 75c 8 FREEInstruction Book Now Available at $10.00 Tylor STORMOGUIDE JR. Good Time Insurance at a Low Premium Takes the Guess Out of Your Holiday Plans FIT your plans to the weather. Pick out the good days-go suitably prepared on the stormy ones. The Stormoguide Jr. has simple, easily understood forecasts on its dial. "Clear tonight, fair with fresh winds tonight and tomorrow; storm brewing in direction of wind." Indicating probabilities for 12 to 24 hours in advance. No puzzling words of ordinary barom eter, fair, change, stormy. Enables you to plan your activities with the weather. WHAT IS IT? A domesticated weather prophet. Behind its dial an accurate, precise, scientifically made barometer. On the face of it complete weather forecasts. Simple to read as today's paper. Up to the split-second record, while newspaper reports are hours behind. If a storm threatens, engagements can be postponed to a better day. You'll quickly get the habit of consulting the Stormoguide Jr. regularly and planning business or pleasure by what it indicates. YOU CAN'T PREVENT BAD WEATHER, but you can know what's coming and organize if you possess the 7d1for STORMOGUIDE JUNIOR The Weather Advisor This STORMOGUIDE is made with the same precision as the other 8,000 types and styles of temperature and meteorological in struments made by this company, which, because of their dependa bility, are used in every important laboratory in the country. NOW $10.00. Description-STORMOGUIDE JR., 4 -inch white dial, ma hogany finish, bakelite case, glass crystal, good grade aneroid move ment; adjustable for altitudes 0 to 2500 feet. PRICE ...................................... . $10.00 TaylorInstrumentCompanies ROCHESTER, N. Y.. U. S. A. CANADIAN PLANT MANUFACTURING DISTRIBUTORS TYCOS BUILDING IN GREAT BRITAIN TORONTO SHORT & MASON, LTD., LONDON Fill Out the Coupon I jtr/surmerwcsmituies I SRochester, N. Y. S I want a STORMOGUIDE JR. My dealer ___ _.. __ S-_ does not handle. For the enclosed ten dollars send me one, guaranteeing safe delivery. Print your name and address in the margin below.