National Geographic : 1915 Jun
What a Million Mothers Avoid More than a million careful mothers have intuitively known the dangers of poisonous fly destroyers. They have known that such preparations contain arsenic in deadly quan tities. They have realized the peril to little children. quote from an editorial in the December issue of The Michigan State Medical Society, which comments upon 47 reported cases of poisoninglast year as follows: "Arsenical fly poisons are as dangerous as the phosphorous match. They should be abol ished. There are as efficient and more sani tary ways of catching or killing flies And fly poisons, if used at all, should not be used in homes where there are children, or where children visit." TANGLEFOOT "The Sanitar Fly Destroyer" S Non-Poisonous Catches the Germ with the Fly The new metal Tanglefoot Holder removes the last objec tion to the use of Tanglefoot. 10c. at dealers or sent post paid, two for 25c., anywhere in the United States. Health Officers everywhere are demanding sanitary hand ling of garbage and refuse. Look for the That is why they recommend Witt's Can and Pail- Yellow For Witt's is air-tight- Label special tight-fitting lid seals it like a vault. Odors can't get out; dogs, rats, flies, roaches can't get in-Witt's starves them out. What's more, Witt's lasts for years. Made of heavy, deeply cor- .SECOND FUNNEL .--< A-"2B Banc FuCrE C-AUiorMAitia ROPT D REMOVAL CAGE Trap Sparrows They keep native song birds away from our gardens. U . S. Department of Agriculture Bulletin urges us to destroy English Sparrows. Get the Dodson Sparrow Trap New and Improved-No Other Trap Like This Works automatically. Double-funnel trap on left; drop trap on right. Catches sparrows all the time. Lasts a lifetime. Price, $6, f. o. b ., Chicago. FREE BOOKLET-Tells how to attract native birds. Describes the famous Dodson Bird Houses-20 styles. If you want song birds, get genuine Dodson Bird Houses. On any subject connected with American birds write to the Man the Birds Love. JOSEPH H. DODSON, 702 Security Building, Chicago, Ill. DoNt' Throw Away Your WorniTre For over three years European motorists have been getting from 10,000 to 15,000 miles out of their tires by '"half-soling"them with Steel Studded Treads In eight months 20,000 American motorists have followed their example and are saving $50 to $200 a year in their tire expense. We ship on approval Without a cent deposit I OllpU u prepay the express and allow you to be the judge. Durable Treads double the life of your tires and are sold under a signed guarantee for 5,000 miles without punc ture. Applied in your own garage in thirty minutes. Special nscount offered to motorists in new OSpciall DIIUUIIL territory on first shipment direct from factory. A postal will get full inform ation and sample within a week. State size of tires. Don't wait--write today. Address the nearest office. The Colorado Tire & Leather Company Dept. F 37, Box 228---Chicago, III. 637 Tread Bldg., -- -Denver, Colo. You Can Tell what OXYGEN does for teeth and mouth when you use Calox The OXYGEN Tooth Powder Oxygen is nature's great purifier. That's j why CALOX prevents dental troubles I lllIIIIIIIiiiiiiiiiiiiIII'II'lll,by rem oving the cause of Stooth decay. All Druggists, 25c. Sample and Booklet Free if Syou mention your Druggist. SMcKESSON & ROBBINS * 91 Fulton St. New York \ \^^^^^^S?^^^^^ "Mention the Geographic-It identifies you."