National Geographic : 1914 Aug
U G aE Cities Served Altoona, Pa. Birmingham, Ala. Bloomington, Il1. Buffalo, N. Y. Colorado Springs, Col. Columbia, Pa. Elmira, N. Y. Hartford, Conn. Harrisburg, Pa. Houston, Texas Knoxville, Tenn. Lancaster, Pa. Leavenworth, Kan. Little Rock, Ark. Lockport, N. Y. Memphis, Tenn. New Orleans, La. Richmond, Ind. Terre Haute, Ind. Wilkes-Barre, Pa. "So long as cities continue to grow, their gas, electric and transportation properties will grow with them." 1 The securities of well-established Public Service Companies have steadily advanced in favor with conservative investors. qThis has been largely brought about through centralized control of the operat ing companies. 4J This centralized control has resulted in: 1-Economical and efficient management. 2-Increased earnings. 3-Increased financial credit. 4-A broadening market for securities. I The United Gas and Electric Corporation controls through stock ownership 23 Public Service Companies operating in 20 growing municipalities and serving a total population in excess of 2,200,000. For the year ending May 31, 1914, the Gross Revenue of the oper ating companies was over $28,000,000 and the Net Operating Revenue over $11,000,000. 4J Your local banker and broker have information concerning The United Gas & Electric Corporation and the financial and physical condition of its operating companies. THE UNITED GAS & ELECTRIC CORPORATION 61 BROADWAY, NEW YORK "Mention the Geographic-It identifies you."