National Geographic : 1914 Feb
The Finest Resort Hotel in the World has been built at Sunset Mountain, Asheville, N. C. Open all the year Absolutely Fireproof Mr. E. W. Grove, of St. Louis, Mo., has built at Asheville, N. C., the finest resort hotel in the world-Grove Park Inn. Built by hand of the great boulders of Sunset Mountain, it is full of rest and comfort and wholesomeness. The front lawn is the hundred-acre eighteen-hole golf links of the Asheville Country Club, and with it sixty acres belonging to the hotel. The purest water obtainable is piped seventeen miles from the slopes of Mount Mitchell, over 6,000 feet altitude. Biltmore milk and cream exclusively, supplied from 200 registered Jerseys on the estate of Mr. George W. Vanderbilt. It is doubtful if this famous dairy is equalled in the world. Four hundred one-piece rugs were made at Aubusson, France. Seven hundred pieces of furniture and over six hundred lighting fixtures of solid copper were made by hand by the Roycrofters. For the golfers there arelockersand shower bath rooms, with a forty-foot swimming pool that is not excelled by the finest clubs in existence, and the players are less than 100 yards distant when on the links. Especially available for Northern guests in the Spring, Fall, and Winter, going and returning from farther Southern resorts, or for an all Winter Resort. Persons with any form of tuberculartrouble will not be received at the Inn. Rates-American Plan-$5.00 a day upwards. Write for Booklet "C. " Full information and literature may be obtained at 50 Southern Railway offices, United States and Canada. GROVE PARK INN Sunset Mountain, Asheville, N. C . The "Boy Problem" SOLVED! The "Baby Grand" Billiard Table is solving "the boy problem" in many hun dreds of homes. One mother writes: "When we attempt to make plain to you what pleasure your table has brought to our home, words fail us and we can only say, OUR BOY NOW LIVES AT HOME!" The" Baby Grand" Home Billiard Table Made of Mahogany, inlaid. Fitted with Slate Bed, Monarch Cushions, and Drawer which holds Playing Outfit. It is equal in playing qualities to Brunswick Regulation Tables, used by all the world's cue experts. Sizes, 3 x 6, 3 x 7, 4x 8. Our Brunswick "Convertible" styles serve also as Dining or Library Tables and Davenports. Easy Terms Complete Playing Outfit Free The price of each table includes complete high grade Playing Outfit-Cues, Balls, Bridge, Rack, Chalk, Markers, Brush, Cover, Rules, Book on "How to Play," etc., etc. Free De Luxe Book Send the coupon or a postal card for richly illustrated book, "Billiards-The Home Magnet," containing pictures, descriptions, Factory Prices, and details of Easy-Purchase Plan. This book will help solve the gift problem. 4.--- . ...----------. The Brunswick-Balke-Collender Co. (220) Dept. T. A., 623-633 S. Wabash Ave., Chicago Please send me the free color-illustrated book "Billiards-The Home Magnet" N ame................................................ ............. A ddress............................................................. .... ..... * --- * -- ----- ----- - *UIrU-------* ---4 "Mention the Geographic-It identifies you."