National Geographic : 1915 Nov
First Mortgage Railroad Bond Earning well over double all bond interest. Serial maturities and stringent mortgage provisions assure constantly increasing equity. Yield, 4.50% to 5.50%, according to maturities. A standard railroad bond yield ing a public utility basis. Full particulars on request for Circular AN-31 N. W. Halsey & Co. NEW YORK PHILADELPHIA SAN FRANCISCO CHICAGO BOSTON BALTIMORE ST. LOUIS Selected Farm Mortgages Netting 6% in amounts from $500 to $12,500, rang ing between 25% and 40% of the present value of the land alone. These mortgages are secured by operating farms located in thriving and highly productive sections, where values are moderate and are steadily advancing. Ask for Circular No. 892-D Peabody Houghteling &Co. (Established 1865) 10 South La Salle Street, Chicago Illlilllllli lilllllllllillilllillllli llilllllillilllllllll lllllllllll illlllli illlillllllll lllllfrllillli1111 European Prestige of Real Estate Bonds For half a hundred years and more, bonds based on improved real estate have been a favorite among conservative investors in France, Germany, Austria, Italy and other European countries. In France, the home of thrift, with generations of experience in the selection of sound invest ments, such bonds have long been the most popular type of sound investment security. Backed by their European pres tige, and adapted to American conditions, real estate bonds directly secured by First Mort gages on the best improved, income earning property in the larger American cities, have gained a wide market and an enviable record in this country. This record is indicated by the fact that no investor has ever lost a dollar of principal or interest on any securities pur chased of us since this House S was founded, 33 years ago. We will be pleased to correspond with conservative investors and to prove to them the sound ness of these bonds, which com bine the attractive income yield of 6% with unquestionable safety, They are issued in denominations of $1,000, $500 and $100, making them available for sums of any size, and mature in serial installments. Write today for Booklet No. K-655 S.W.STRAUS & Co. INCORPORATE MORTGAGE O BOND BANKERS ESTABUSuD 1882e STRAUS BUILDING ONE WALL STREET CHICAGO NEW YORK Ii191iiniiiiiiiiiiiiiiilllliif]llllllll llll iii i llll[[ll[Hllllllllllll 1ll llllillllllllI S "Mention the Geographic-It identifies you."