National Geographic : 1925 Apr
Seattle - One of theWorld's Remarkable Cities SEATTLE is the hub city of what globe-trotters have called the world's most remarkable summer play ground. Within a few hours of this wonder city-which Ezra Meeker, of "Covered Wagon" fame, has seen grow from 8o pioneer souls to a world center of 400,000 people-you can enjoy an infinite range of diversified recreation. Go as easy or as hard as you like. Revel in sea surf, toboggan on snow slopes, explore living glaciers, hike through Alpine-flowered meadows, climb snow-capped Rainier. Or, motor over per fect roads amid scenic glories, sail land-locked seas, fish salt or fresh water, golf on evergreen fairways. It is never too hot in Seattle; the Japan Cur rent takes care of that! Summer average, 62 de grees. Pure water everywhere. Make Seattle, Gateway to The Orient and Alaska, your head quarters and plan from ten days to three months. WVrite Room io4, Seattle Chamber of Corm merce, Seattle, Washington, for free booklet, "The Charmed Land." [When planning ANY trip to the Pacific Coast, ANY TIME, insist that your ticket agent route you via SEATTLE. Liberal stopovers allowed. Seattle Metropolis of The Pacific Northwest N^) -- r DeadIlnes protect no one against the loss of personal money Only known criminals fear the "Deadlines" of the police. The word has no terror for pickpockets or occasional pilferers, who are the cause of the greatest number of personal money losses. Working on the street, in stations, or wherever there are crowds, these sneak thieves operate quickly and well leaving their victims helpless of any redress. AMERICAN EXPRESS Travelers Cheques are the only protecting "Deadlines." A crook wants cash, not Travelers Cheques. If your cheques are stolen or you lose them, you simply report to the nearest American Express office and your loss has immediate attention. Think of American Express Travelers Cheques, and use them, not only in traveling, but to safe guard your personal money wherever you are. Over $30,000,000 in Travelers Cheques were used last year by non-travelers; $150,000,000 were bought by tourists, motorists, and business men traveling in this country; $12o,ooo,ooo were car ried abroad. American Express Travelers Cheques are the best known and most serviceable form of insured money in tile world. They are acceptable everywhere good anywhere. Besides, to carriers of American Express Travelers Cheques is extended the helpful personal service of experienced and locally well-known men in more than 26,700 express offices in the United States and Canada, as well as everywhere abroad. This service is most appreciated in crises, such as loss of funds, accidents, or other emergencies of the stranger in a strange place. Issued in convenient leather wallets in amounts of $10o, $20, $50, and $Ioo, American Express Travelers Cheques are easy to obtain, easy to use, and ease all fear of the safety of your money. The cost is only 75 cents for $1oo. FOR SALE AT 22,ooo BANKS AND EXPRESS OFFICES Secure your steamship tickets, hotel reservations and itineraries, or plan your cruise or tour through American Express Travel Department. American Express Travelers Cheques i1 ___ Ij "Mention the Geographic-It identifies you."