National Geographic : 1916 Apr
6%Farm Land Bonds So well secured (Property valued approximately three times (bond issue.) By such excellently situated land, (In a -widely known -wheat-producing (district, every acre being 'withinsix miles (of a railroad.) And for such a small amount per acre, (Only about one-quarter of the price that (similar land has brought in this section.) that the Investment is safe beyond ques tion and suitable for investors requiring sound security and excellent yield. Ask for Circular No. 609 D Peabody Houghtelin &Co. (Established 1865) 10 South La Salle Street, Chicago The Opinion of Banks In 1914-15 all forms of investment were subjected to a severe test. During the year 191 5 banks materially increased their percentage of holdings of Public Utility Bonds, indicating an appreciation of their superior depend ability. The record of such bonds shows them entitled to the steadily increasing con fidence of all investors. The Best Income with Safety can be derived from purchasing such bonds at present prices. Send for List AN-36. N. W. Halsey & Co. 49 Wall Street, New York PHILADELPHIA CHICAGO SAN FRANCISCO BOSTON BALTIMORE CLEVELAND lI lUIIIilllill ll llllllllllllllllllllllllilll~llllllll illItillilllill|1111111111111111111111 1111111ii illllllllllllllll "Lazy Dollars" Dollars are curiously like men. Put them to work, and they will earn an income to support you. Keep them idle, and they will - earn nothing. The amount of work they do and the amount of income they earn depend on you. If you let your dollars live lazy lives, they will earn you three or four per cent. But, if you choose, you can make them earn you a much S better yield without overwork ing them-that is, without sac rificing safety in any degree. S And it surely is worth while to make your dollars work as hard for you as you worked for them, and earn 5 to6% First Mortgage Serial Real E Sate Bonds afford you a perfectly safe investment, that will keep your money at work earning the best rate consistent with safety. The soundness of these bonds is best indicated by the record of this House, 34 years without a dollar loss to any client. The bonds are secured by the best class of newly improved, well located city properties, and are issued in convenient denomi nations-$1,000,$500 and $100. If you are interested in safe in vestments, write today for the Straus Investors Magazine, and for - Booklet No. D-656 S.W. STRAU S & CO. STRAus BUILDING 15'D BROADWAY CHICAGO NEW YORK DETROIT-MINNEAPOLIS SIIIIiIiiiiiiiiiiiiiIIIIIIIIil iiiiii!Iiiiiiiiii I lliiiiiiill iillllll lllii iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiillllllll llli llillllill llll "Mention the Geographic-It identifies you."