National Geographic : 1919 Apr
The Deeper Meaning of Memorial Day W HILE primarily a nation's tribute to its heroic dead, Memorial Day affords op portunit9 for the expression of tender senti ments in both a private and a public manner. On this day the thoughts of all Americans turn to the departed, no matter what the place or cause of death. Wreaths are placed on graes, new memorials are erected, plans for new memorials are made. And either of the three privileges is as sacred as the others. Memorial Dag is the most fitting time for dedicating such memorials. Why not consult your dealer now and start 9our plans so that the new memorial may be dedicated on or near this national day of tribute? Ask him to tell you about the merits and advantages of Dark Barre Granite-The Rock of Ages. In beauty, in adaptability to perfect polishing or any treatment, and in sturdiness of texture that gives it the character of real permanence, The Rock of Ages represents all that a material for memorials, public or private, pretentious or inexpensive, should be. A handsomely illustrated book, "The Rock of Ages," 'ill be sent to you on request. Any dealer in memo rials can show you specimens and tell you about the superior qualities of this enduring stone. Boutwell, Milne & Varnum Company Department H Montpelier, Vermont Quarries at Barre, Vt. The Granite Center of the World j "Mention The Geographic-It identifies you"