National Geographic : 1920 Mar
:D FOR FATHERTIMEBY HUGHRANKIN SVEN prehistoric man , felt the value of time. He knotted a grass rope -s et it afire. The slowly creeping sparks marked Time's swift flight. A crude device-yet it brought a vague new sense of control-a foretaste of the satisfaction modern man finds in working to schedule. Down through the ages, man's realization of the value of Time has stead ily grown. The world's time - meters have devel oped amazingly. But to the creative in stinct of this low-browed troglodyte we owe man's first upward step toward the marvelous time-pieces of today- / ices "Mention The Geographic-It identifies you"