National Geographic : 1913 Oct
Recent Books on Travel The Southland of North America Rambles and Observations in Central America During the Year 1912. By GEORGE PALMER PUTNAM 8°. With nearly 100 Illustrations and a Map. $2.50 net. By mail, $2.75. "There has perhaps been no more satisfactory work on Central America, not excepting the letters of James Bryce, than this. A valuable impression of this vast country."-Gazette Times, Pittsburgh. "We know of no book on Central America which puts the reader into more actual touch with that country than does Mr. Putnam's."-The Outlook. The Conquest of Mt. McKinley The Story of Three Expeditions Through the Alaskan Wilderness to Mount McKinley, North America's Highest and Most Inaccessible Mountain. By BELMORE BROWNE Appendix by HERSCHEL C. PARKER. 8°. With 4 Illustrations in Color and. oo other Illustrations by the Author. $3.50 net. By mail, $3.75. To have stood, as it were, on the house-top of the Western World, after days of desperate climbing, is an achievement the mere contemplation of which must stir every adventuring nature to its depths. Here is an account of hardship successfully overcome, of a new area added to the charted regions of the world, an account which is supplemented by a remarkable series of photographs taken in the high altitudes. To the River Plate and Back The Narrative of the Journey of an American Naturalist to Argentina, with Observations upon Things Seen and Suggested. By W. J. HOLLAND, Sc.D., LL.D., F.R.S. (Edinb.), F.Z.S. Director of the Carnegie Museum, late Chancellor of the University of Pittsburgh, Author of " The Butterfly Book," etc. 8°. With 8 Illustrations in Color and 48 other Illus trations and numerous line cuts in the text. $4.00 net. By mail, $4.25. As scientist, as artist, as man of letters, Dr. Holland has attained an enviable eminence. His record is full of sound information and description, varied with touches of humor, of a trip which he took in the in terests of science along the east coast of South Amer ica to the Rio de la Plata. Dr. Holland contributes to the book a series of illustrations prepared from origi nal paintings, presenting effects of rare beauty wit nessed on sea, along the coast, and in the interior. Works Like Magic i When chair, table, piano, or o buffet show smut, smoke stains, finger marks or grime-get busy with o 3-in-One! You'll be amazed at the thorough and quick way in which 3-in One brings back the new look to time-worn furniture. Here's the way to do: Wring out a cloth in cold water; add a few drops of 3-IN-ONE wipe a comparatively small surface at a time and dry and polish with a soft woolen cloth or a cheese cloth, being careful to rub only with the grain of the wood. After this treatment you will hardly distinguish old furniture from new. 3 -in-One cleans and polishes without leaving anything to stick to or rub off on clothes. No disagreeable odor contains no acid. Will not turn rancid or get gummy. 3 -in-One is sold by hardware, drug, house furnishing and general stores Ioz.size, Ioc;3oz., 25c;8oz. ( Sprint, 5oc. and in Handy Oi Cans 3% oz. 25c. If your dealer hasn't these cans we will send one by parcel post, full of good 3-in-One, ' A lib y spfor every bottle. A library slip with every bottle. FREE. Write for a generous free sample and 3-in-One Dictionary. THREE-IN-ONE OIL CO. 42UW. Broadway, New York Fremont and '49 The Story of a Remarkable Career and Its Relation to the Exploration and Development of Our Western Territory, Especially of California. . By FREDERICK S. DELLENBAUGH Author of "A Canyon Voyage," etc. 8°. With Frontispiece in Color and 48 other Illustra- G tions. $3.50 net. By mail, $3.75. One of the most interesting and dramatic careers of wi the last century in the United States was that of John Charles Fremont, born just ioo years ago. His name 1 was early linked with the exploration of the then very wild West, and particularly with our acquisition of California. He also loomed large in politics, and in that 1856 became the first candidate of the Republican party for the Presidency, a candidate who vigorously SuCCCSSfl and unswervingly opposed slavery. Later he was a general in the Union Army. Frederick S. Dellen- Made in 17 De baugh, through his actual experiences among new and old trails of the country Fremont traversed and inti- Suppdealersin draw mate acquaintance with that entire field, is particularly supplies, &o. well qualified to estimate and balance the exploits of applicationtoL. this energetic American. 34. East 231 G. P. PUTNAM'S SONS a 107 Notre Da 45th Street NEW YORK 23d Street _ (Just West of 5th Avenue) London: 24 Bedford Street, Strand "Mention the Geographic-It identifies you."