National Geographic : 1922 Dec
?heValue of ime By l(r6nos Paintings by HAROLD DELAY RICHARD THE LION-HEARTED-"mightiest warrior and hardest working Crusader in all Christendom" - knew the Value of Time. For two long years the city of Acre, near Jerusalem, had defied the besieging Crusaders-yet its walls trembled when Richard anchored off the Syrian shore. Lion-Heart's great hour had come at last. So clear was his vision of Time as his ally that he arose from a sick bed, was carried to the trenches on a litter, and with his own sword hewed the fortress from the infidel's grip. To this day, in the land of the Saracen, the name of Richard is a word to conjure with. And today, as it was seven centuries ago, life is a battle which no man can win without Father Time as his ally. Over the Time of the Crusaders, the Saracen water clock stood guard. But the modern world, enriched by experience, intrusts life's costliest possession to those marvels of accuracy which human ingenuity and skill now place within the reach of all ... .i.i.c.? es MADE IN ELGIN, U.S.A. Four popular new lines (12-size) created by the Elgin designers: mate rial,construction,adjustmentsand ser vice fully covered by Elgin Guarantee New Streamline Series: Specially designed for a wide variety of tastes $g5to 1O00.(Below is the $35Stream line.) New Classic Series: Two thin models, Lord Elgin movement; $150. New Corsican Series: Three models, Lord Elgin movement, $175. New Presentation Series: "The last word in the Gift Idea." C. H. Hulburd movement, $300 to $500. /1 Ola. " LOIN I.TIOMAC.ll 01 00"