National Geographic : 1917 Feb
In the Wake of WEED TIRE CHAINS In any Big American City They start with a steel-forged safety guarantee on the wheels - Weed Chains. ATCH-over there-that pulsing, hovering VV hawk of the streets-the taxi. A door man's shrill whistle-the hawk swoops a fare-the door slams-and they're off. Through a bewildering traffic web-crowding every inch. Suddenly the brakes grind and the chains grip without a slip for a safe split-second stop. .f Again the slurring over slippery car tracks-whip ping swiftly along on the sleek, wet asphalt-with Assurance behind the wheel because there is A safe split-second stop. Insurance on the wheels- Weed Tire Chains. When the public demanded "Safety First", the better taxicab companies immediately safeguarded their interests. Now-at the first indication of - slippery going-you will find their cars carrying Sa steel-forged safety guarantee. They are equipped with Weed Tire Chains. Taxi drivers have the reputation of being an efficient, hard-driving lot. Upon their reputation depends their job. They know the penalty of the menacing skid-the utter foolhardiness of gam \ bling with chainless tires. _ , And if they won't gamble-you can't afford to. Safely over slippery car tracks. The great joss Luck does not play favorites consistently. Weed Chains are recommended and sold by dealers everywhere for all Sizes of tires with their hundred and more "fancy tread designs. " AMERICAN CHAIN COMPANY, Inc. SOLE MANUFACTURERS OF WEED CHAINS Bridgeport Connecticut In Canada-Dominion Chain Co. Ltd., = ,, ;; L+i-i Ns *. A N~iagara Falls, Ontario "Mention the Geographic-It identifies you."