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Identifier: americanhomesga101913newy
Title: American homes and gardens
Year: 1905 (1900s)
Authors:
Subjects: Architecture, Domestic Landscape gardening
Publisher: New York : Munn and Co
Contributing Library: Smithsonian Libraries
Digitizing Sponsor: Biodiversity Heritage Library

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XVI11 AMERICAN HOMES AND GARDENS February, 1913

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Always on Guard No matter where a ship may be alongthe American coast; no matter how dark,or cold, or stormy the night, the coastguard is on watch, patrolling the nearestbeach or rocky cliffs. This man, always on guard, could, byhis own unsupported efforts, do little tosave life, or to guide ships away fromperilous points. As a unit in an efficient system andable, at a moments notice, to commandthe service of his nearby station, he be-comes a power to whom all ship ownersand passengers are indebted. In the same way, the Bell Telephone inyour home and office is always on guard. By itself, it is only an ingenious instru-ment; but as a vital unit in the Bell System,which links together seven million othertelephones in all parts of this country, thatsingle telephone instrument becomes apower to help you at any moment of anyhour, day or night. It costs unwearying effort and millionsof dollars to keep the Bell System alwayson guard, but this is the only kind ofservice that can adequately ta

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Tagged: , bookid:americanhomesga101913newy , bookyear:1905 , bookdecade:1900 , bookcentury:1900 , booksubject:Architecture__Domestic , booksubject:Landscape_gardening , bookpublisher:New_York___Munn_and_Co , bookcontributor:Smithsonian_Libraries , booksponsor:Biodiversity_Heritage_Library , bookleafnumber:121 , bookcollection:biodiversity , BHL Collection , BHL Consortium

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