National Geographic : 1915 Jun
"This is the 4 original effective non-skid tire" -says Old Man Mileage "The Republic Staggard Tread was origi nated at a time when there wasn't a single effective non-skid tread on the market. "So the Republic inventors didn't imitate, didn't attempt to construct something 'just as good.' They studied road surfaces, analyzed skidding dangers, and designed along scientific principles a tread capable of filling every requirement. "For seven years thousands of experienced motor ists have been putting it to test on slippery city pavements and hard gritty country roads. That REP STAGGAR TRADE MARK REGISTER U. S PATENT OFFI they believe it to be the Supreme Tire Value is proved by their continuous use of nothing but Republics. "From the standpoint of economy, too, Republic Tires will win your decision easily. They cost more to buy than many, because there's more real quality in them-but they cost less to use than any, because you get more uninterrupted mileage out of them." Write for ''Old Man Mileage-HisBook," which contains facts of vital interest to every tire buyer. The Republic Rubber Co., Youngstown, Ohio Branches and Agencies in the PrincipalCities. RES 4" TREADS Republic Staggard Tread, Pat. Sept. 15-22, iQo8. "Mention the Geographic-It identifies you." Copyright1914, by The Republic Rubber Co. Youngstown, O.