National Geographic : 1917 Sep
The Story of "Beautiful birch" "THE HARDWOOD THAT MAKES GOOD" Nthis beautiful, "Beautiful birch" book the story of "America's Favorite Cabinet Wood" is well told. e 'Beautiful birch" com , is a hardwood of many uses as well as varied beauties. You want to know the real facts about "Beautiful birch," of course, and in this book they are marshaled in forceful fashion so that the reader may easily grasp them-an interesting story of a ,very interesting wood. Equally interesting will be the little set of birch panels, in the different finishes, including white enamel, that we'll send along when you ask for your copy of the birch book. (Today, we hope.) NORTHERN HEMLOCK & HARDWOOD MFRS' ASSN. 214 F. R. A. Building, Oshkosh, Wisconsin DENBY TRUCKS FOR TRA/IL OR PAVEfMEN - U -I-1 -U11 1 PERHAPS the greatest reason for the flawless Denby performance rec ords is that the keenest critics of the Denby are found in the organization itself. Denby Motor Truck Company Dept. 0 Detroit, Michigan OAK, as a CABINET WOOD, is serene in its conscious superiority. From the aristocratic dig nity of the chateau to the sweet homey-ness of the cottage or apartment-and from the earliest mid dle ages to the present discriminative moment OAK, "that sturdy friend of Art" and "the world's premier hard wood," has remained the first choice of those who combine a knowledge of truly permanent values with a sense of the highest artistic adaptability. Responsive alike to the best skill of the artisan and the artist, OAK combines all the qual ities which contribute most to a home whose FURNITURE must (because of the little folks) at the same time impart ideas of beauty, dignity, poise and permanence-and good-na turedly repel the onslaughts of buoyant youth. "There is no finer heirloom than good OAK furniture." There is no more safe and enduring investment-none better worth insistingupon. Have you triedINSISTING? AMERICAN OAK MANUFACTURERS' ASSOCIATION writepersonallettersworth getting. Tell us yourspecialproblems. ADDRESS ROOM 1416, 14 MAIN ST., MEMPHIS, TENN. ASK FOR BOOKLETS AND FINISHED SAMPLES VRYPTO 1, GLASSES . THE INVISIBLE BIFOCALS KRYPTOKS (pronouncedCrip-tocksJ keep your eyes young in usefulness because they combine near ana far vision in one pair of glasses. They keep your eyes young in looks because they are free from the age-revealing seam or hump of old-style double-vision (bifocal) glasses. Ask your oculist, optometrist, or optician about KRYPTOK glasses. Write for booklet, "Eyesight Efficiency " KRYPTOK COMPANY, Inc. 1056 Old South Bldg., Boston, Mass. "Mention the Geographic-It identifies you."