National Geographic : 1926 Jan
TH MARTYR tv '~ lb MARTYR to a "lost cause" is the woman who strives for cleanliness with carpet beater, broom and dust-cloth. Though she invest her every ounce of strength, her every hour of time, how far from satisfactory are the results! For much of the dangerous, destructive dirt which ruins her rugs still lies embedded deep in the nap after each sweeping. The age of brooms and carpet beaters long is past! In their place has come The Hoover - Servant to the Home - that your housewife may be kept immaculately clean. While it saves even more of your strength and time than do most cleaners, The Hoover also saves your rugs. home and that of every Unlike any other cleaner, it provides you every cleaning method that you need in order to make your rugs wear longer and retain their beauty. As you glide it easily, slowly, back and forth, The Hoover beats your rugs-and rugs need beating, as you can prove*. . It sweeps your rugs, and suction-cleans. Its remark able dusting tools do all your dusting, dustlessly. With ease and speed your tasks are thoroughly accomplished. There is time for leisure; and the cleanliness of your home is an endless source of pride. * TO PROVE RI IGS NEED BEATING: Turn over a corner of a rug; with the handle of an ordinary table-knife, or something of equal weight, give the under or warp side 15 to 25 sharp taps and watch the dirt dance out from the nap depths onto a piece of paper. Feel the destructive character of this grit. This is the dirt your pres ent cleaning methods have missed, and that beating has dislodged. Correct use of The Hoover causes this embedded dirt to be vibrated to the surface by the rapid, gentle beating of the Hoover brush, as powerful suction lifts the rug from the floor and draws all the beaten-out, swept-up dirt into the dust-tight bag Own a Hoover! For only $6.25 down any Authorized Hoover Dealer will make de livery, complete. See him today! It BEATS --- ,' as it Sweeps as it Cleans THE HOOVER COMPANY, NO RTH CANTON, OHIO The oldest and largest maker of electric cleaners . The Hoover is also made in Canada,at Hamilton, Ontario PRESS OF JUDD & DETWEILER, INC. WASHINGTON. D. C . A.