National Geographic : 1916 Sep
6% Investment Combining the Strong Features of Both Real Estate and Industrial Bonds 1. Secured by first mortgage upon land and buildings, lo cated in five important cities and ample to fully safeguard the investment. 2. Obligationof old established, well-known company with large net earnings and suc cessful record in manufac turing a necessity. Ask for Circular No. 943D Peabody, Ho hteling & Co. (Established 1865) 10 So. La Salle St., Chicago Increasing Your SIncome With Safety Some six years ago a certain Trustee came to us for aid and counsel. The average yield on the funds of the estate he controlled was less than 41/2 %, and he wished to increasethe income without im 6 airng safety of irincsal. We selected and recommended a diver sified list of first mortgage serial real estate bonds. After a rigid investigation he solda large amount of listed bonds and purchased the securities we had selected, thus in creasing the average net income about 1 % with perfect safety. Since then interest on the securi ties urchased of us has always been ,romftly laid, and both the Trustee and the heirs are well pleased with their investment. T HIS is a concrete example of the service we render inves tors-the service of a com plete, well organized and well equipped bond organization. We have always regarded the interests of our clients as the interests of this House, and we are always glad to aid any investor in solving investment problems-particu larly in obtaining the greatest yield consistent with complete security of principal. S The fact that we are unwilling to sacrifice conservative principles to mere considerations of income yield is shown by the record of this House-34 years without a dollar loss to any investor. WVe are now offering a well diversified list of first mortgage serial real estate bonds, secured by the highest grade of properties in many of our largest cities, yielding 51%. Write today for circular No. 1-656 S.W. STRAUS & CO. STRAUS BUILDING .- 150 BROADWAY CHICAGO I NEW YORK DETROIT-MINNEAPOLIS |IIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIII The National City Company has taken over the Bond Department of The National City Bank OF NEW YORK and purchased the business of N. W. Halsey & Co. Dealers in Investment Securities The business of the combined organiza tions, with offices in the principal in vestment centers, will be continued by The National City Company National City Bank Building New York The business conducted by Halsey, Stuart & Co. of Chicago, formerly N. W . Halsey & Co., an Illinois corporation, is not included in this acquisition.