National Geographic : 1939 Oct
THE NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC MAGAZINE DROP A NICKEL IN AN EL PASO PARKING METER AND HITCH YOUR PONY This half-Mexican border city is still horse-conscious; many Iesidents are cow-ranch folk. Near-by Fort Bliss, Uncle Sam's chief cavalry post, uses many horses and mules, despite motorized Army transport. INSECT PESTS MAY RIDE IN ON CUT FLOWERS IMPORTED BY AIR EXPRESS These uniformed inspectors are plant quarantine agents of the United States Department of Agri culture. With microscopes they scrutinize every cargo of gardenias and other fresh flowers flown across the Rio Grande to American soil.