National Geographic : 1922 Sep
Value of ime By lroDor Paintings by HAROLD DELAY Below, at right, three views of Elgin Presentation Watch with "Mecca" Bow, $325 * The Pres entation Series embodies the new 19-Jewel C. H. Hulburd Move ment, 12-size bridge model, ex tremely thin. All watches of this new series have the Invar-Steel Balance. which minimizes temperature variation and makes for remark ably accurate timekeeping. Each Presentation Watch is an individual creation. Cased in a pleasing variety of exclusive designs, in White, Green and Yellow Gold-$325 to $500 * * The Elgin Presentation Series is considered the last word in the Gift Idea as applied to modern business and social requirements. O MOHAMMED, life was a waiting game. Time lifted him from poverty to power. Like Caesar, he sensed Time's value to the full, but for the Roman's whirlwind dispatch he substituted the patience of the Orient. "Now! "was Caesar's watchword. " Wait!''was Mohammed's. An Arab rival ridiculed Mohammed's prophecy of the end of Persian domination. "Master," cried Abu, the Prophet's zealous bodyguard, spurring hotly through the gates of Mecca, "I have wagered him ten camels that it will come true within three years!" "Increase the wager," came the Prophet's crafty whisper, "but lengthen the Time!" Abu promptly trebled the Time and staked one hundred camels-and won! The flight of thirteen centuries-which has increased Mohammed's following to three hundred million souls-has brought to the world a steadily deepening sense of the Value of Time, and of the responsibility which rests on those matchless guardians of the priceless minutes of our day .. para.. MADE IN ELIN. . c. A.