National Geographic : 1946 Nov
Why Santa ClausisMad at us! SANTA: "Darn you fellows, you make me work all year 'round. When folks get memberships in your famous Fruit-of-the-Month Club, I have to lug big boxes of fruit and delicacies month after month. They're blamed heavy, too! You make me tired!" US: Gosh, Santa, we're awful sorry... but think how it thrills people. Look at it this way... S US AGAIN: Wouldn't anybody be happier'n a kitten in a dairy to get whopping boxes like this (weigh ing from 91/2 to 17 lbs.), bulging with such rare and scrumptious fruits and delicacies? Sure they would! That's why giving mem berships in the Fruit-of-the-Month Club brings enthusiastic praise the whole year through. No store fruits, these! Each is the finest of its kind... specially raised or per sonally selected by us and rushed by refrigerated express, prepaid, with your card enclosed. Each membership is announced by an engraved Certificate showing the giver's name and telling of the good things to come. There's a plan for every budget! 8-BOX (CLUB No. 15) . . . . $26.95 The complete year 'round series of unusual fruits and delicacies illustrated. Delivered in months shown. 5-BOX (CLUB No. 14) .. . $16.65 Comprising the December, January, Feb ruary and June shipments plus a special Pleasure Chest in March. 3-BOX (CLUB No. II) . . . . $9.75 The December, January and February boxes... three sure pleasers. Royal Riviera Pears No. I Box . . $2.95 Single boxes for Christmas shipment only (like in Santa's lap). All prices include delivery charges paid within express delivery zones. Sorry, no shipment out of U.S .A. proper.. no Parcel Post, no C.O.D. SANTA: O.K ., you win. But let me offer a tip. Tell your friends to get their orders in with checks right now, to avoid disappointment. Fruit-of-theMonth Club* AT BEAR CREEK ORCHARDS BOX30, MEDFORD,OREGON ST.M. Rev. U. S. Pat. Off. HOW THESE DELICIOUS GIFTS KEEP COMING ( Xmas-Royal Riviera Pears 5-Box 3-BS Jan. - Royal Grapefruit Gift Git Feb. - Golden Bear Apples Note Apr. -Rare Fruit Preserves X bew June-Royal Plums ft Aug. -Summer Delight Pears Sept. - Oregold Peaches c Oct. - Alphonse Lavalle Grapes *In 5-Box Gift a special Pleasure Chest in Match is substituted for the April Preserves.