National Geographic : 1912 Nov
SCRIBNER'S MAGAZINE-MCMXIII The Wonderful Panama Canal Three Articles, by JOSEPH BUCKLIN BISHOP, Secretary of the Isthmian Canal Commission, profusely illustrated The French at Panama The first complete and authentic narrative of the effort of the French, under the direction of Count Ferdinand de Lesseps, to construct an Interoceanic Canal at Panama, beginning with its inception, in 1879, to its collapse, in 1888. It is a chapter in human endeavor which for dramatic and tragic interest has rarely been equaled. The World's Plague Spot Abolished The story of the way in which the Americans made the Isthmus of Panama a health spot of the earth. The nar rative begins with the discovery of the mosquito theory of the transmission of yellow fever and gives full details of the work done at Panama in the light of that discovery. Benevolent Despotism at Panama This will contain a full and graphic description of the way in which the U. S . Government, operating through Colonel George W. Goethals, has cared for its great army of Canal workers and their families and depend ents, 65,000 strong. South America The opening of the Canal will make the wonderful countries of the West Coast of South America easily accessible to travelers. ERNEST C. PEIXOTTO will de scribe in a series of articles the things to be seen and how to see them. Begin your subscription with the November number, containing PRICE COLLIER'S article on the GERMAN EMPEROR, the first of his series on Germany and the Germans from an American Point of View. J A Prospectus for 1913 will be sent upon request. $3.00 a Year, 25 Cents a Number CHARLES SCRIBNER'S SONS, NEW YORK YPGT EVER THE BEST of GYPTWINTER RESORTS Up the Nile Valley by the famous "Trains de Luxe" of the Egyptian State Railways One of the Luxurious E. S. R. Cairo-Luxor Trains de Luxe. For Free Illustrated Booklet, apply to Town & Country Bureau, 389, 5th Ave., N.Y. "Mention the Geographic-It identifies you."