I’ve snipped several pages, which show how wheat and bread allowed the formation of cities, nations, armies, Elks Clubs, etc. Now Mr. Slice O’Bread is orating about the next theme in the book: how the entirely of modern civilization is devoted to bring fresh spongy loaves of Sunbeam to your house.

Miss Sunbeam, judging from her expression, still doesn’t know whether to kiss him or slather him with honey and eat him up.
  Asbestos! That’s the secret!


Sure, my son, you’ll die at age 40, coughin’ out black balls of soot and cilia, but it’s worth it knowin’ that we made the iron industry possible, and, by extension, the regional distribution of national brands.