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the time and which cannot be judged in the Buy Tax light of other periods of reaction.
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pamphlet S-153 describing of severity, some of the most powerful nations
the attractive features of in the world were placing loans in our markets
Federal Tax Exempt murunning into the hundreds of millions. Im
nicipal bonds. pressive as are the figures of the world's decreased annual gold production, the steady ac
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pany, or by addressing the ters has been contained in two recent public intimations as to what the American investing
TRUST COMPANY DIVISION public might be asked to do in the not distant American Bankers Association future. European financiers have suggested
NEW YORK plainly that a great part of Germnay's $31,000,000,000 long-term indemnity bonds may from time to time be offered in our market by the INFORMATIVE governments receiving them; possibly as a German security alone, possibly as collateral to FINANCIAL loans by the Allied governments. At almost the same time our own Treasury Department LITERATURE distinctly outlined its purpose, for some future date, of offering on the American investment
Following are announcements of current booklets and circulars market, in the form of long-term bonds, the issued by financial institutions, which may be obtained without
cost on request addressed to the issuing banker. Investors are asked $9,500,000,000 obligations of the Allied govern
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INVESTMENT BOOKLETS AND CIRCULARS It would be premature to express opinion “Investment Safeguards” is an analysis of the fundamental on the future economic feasibility of either of
safety tests of investment securities, including a brief dictionary of
financial terms. It may be had free upon application to Ames, these two huge undertakings. But it is not Emerich & Co., New York, Chicago, and Milwaukee. possible to doubt that the United States, which “Equipment Trust Securities," a booklet by Cassatt & Co., Phila
delphia, describes the many special features of railroad equipment emerged from the hard times of the seventies
trust securities, with an interesting discussion of the origin and deas the granary of the world, and from the hard velopment and the operating features of the Philadelphia plan. Sent times of the nineties as one of the three greatest
The following booklets are being distributed by Halsey, Stuart & manufacturing producers, will find its place, on Co.: “Choosing Your Investment Banker," "Bonds. Questions
Answered, Terms Defined," "Ten Tests of a Sound Utility Bond." recovery from the present depression, as an
"Bonds of Municipalities." "Halsey, Stuart & Co.'s Partial Payinvestor on a wholly unprecedented scale in the ment Plan," and a monthly list of bond offerings. public and private securities of other countries. “Concerning Trusts and Wills”-a brief outline of some of the Neither is it indulgence in very daring prophecy
more important advantages of the Trust Company over the in
dividual as a fiduciary. This booklet suggests the proper manner of to predict that, in performing this new office, conserving estates and trust funds; insuring their management in
the interest of the beneficiaries or owners. Send to Old Colony American capital, the American market, and Trust Company, 17 Court Street, Boston 7, Mass. the American investor will be the key to Blyth, Witter & Co., of San Francisco and New York, has pub
lished for distribution "Investment Opportunities of Today,'' in the solution of the world's present economic
which is presented a selected list of sound investment offerings. problems.
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A graphic record showing the steadily increasing earnings of Standard Gas & Electric Company for more than ten years is being distributed by H. M. Byllesby & Company of Chicago and New York.
"How to Figure the Income Basis on Bonds," a pamphlet recently published by Wells-Dickey Company of Minneapolis, treats a much misunderstood subject in an interesting and understandable way.
Write for copy. “Tomorrow's Bond Prices," "Bonds as Safe as Our Cities," and “Municipal Bonds Defined” are a series of booklets recently published by William R. Compton Company, St. Louis. New York, Chicago, Cincinnati, and New Orleans. The first explains the significance of the present investment situation and the opportunity to obtain high returns over a period of years. The other two describe the various kinds of Municipal Bonds and the safeguards surrounding them.
Your effectiveness as a business executive depends largely upon two factors: 1. A working knowledge of sound, progressive methods of business analysis and direction, and the ability to apply that knowledge to specific problems. 2. Your understanding of the economic forces governing business activity and the part they play in determining current trends and practices.
BOOKLETS ON FINANCIAL SUBJECTS The Guaranty Trust Company of New York will send the following recently issued publications on request: "Our New Place in World Trade," an illustrated booklet analyzing America's foreign trade and the opportunities of her new creditor position; “German Plans to Extend Foreign Trade," a report tracing Germany's rapid progress in the rehabilitation of her foreign trade.
"The Giant Energy-Electricity"-a booklet in popular form, which shows the attractiveness of carefully selected public utility bonds, and deals largely with the wonderful growth in the electric light and power business. Published by the National City Company, National City Bank Building, New York.
"International Commercial and Financial Relationships and the Foreign Trade Financing Corporation" is the title of a new booklet by Fred I. Kent, Vice-President, Bankers Trust Company of New York.
The manner in which a great financial institution has come into being, together with facts and figures showing how this institution renders service to its friends and customers, is disclosed in a booklet recently published by the Continental and Commercial Banks of Chicago, Ill. The booklet is ready for general distribution.
A Quick-Reckoning Income Tax Table, aiding the investor to determine the gross yield he must get on a taxable bond to correspond to the yield of a tax-free municipal, is being distributed by Stacy & Braun, 5 Nassau Street, New York.
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"Common Sense in Investing Money” is a comprehensive booklet published by S. W. Straus & Co., Fifth Avenue at Forty-sixth Street, New York, outlining the principles of safe investment and describing how the Straus Plan safeguards the various issues of First Mortgage 6% Serial Bonds offered by this house.
Greenebaum Sons Bank and Trust Company, La Salle and Madison Sts., Chicago, will send on request their “Investor's Guide" for July, containing a selected list of safe and sound First Mortgage Real Estate Bonds and various articles pertaining to safety for investors.
The American Bond and Mortgage Company. Chicago, Ill., has just published a book entitled “ Building With Bonds," which explains the principles and policies upon which this organization has been built. It discusses the details of the real estate bond business, written by experts in various lines.
“$1.000 per year makes $17,000 in twelve years," says the booklet published by the Prudence Bonds Corporation, 31 Nassau Street, New York. Mailed upon request.
"Selecting Today the Investments of Tomorrow" presents new facts regarding farm mortgages of interest to investors. Write George M. Forman & Company, 105 W. Monroe Street, Chicago.
“Georgia: Its Resources," a booklet recently issued by Green, Tilson & McKinney, farm mortgage bankers, 1701-10 Hurt Building, Atlanta, Ga., will be sent to investors on request.
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“Secure Investments,” a booklet describing First Mortgages on Southern Farms, sent on request to Investors Mortgage Co., New Orleans National Bank Bldg., New Orleans, La.
Georgia Land & Securities Company, Savannah, Ga., will send investors illustrated booklet and list of investments in first mortgages on Southern farms.
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JOHN GALSWORTHY 179 Matherson and the Spirit World
SARAH REDINGTON 200 The Sound of a Voice
JAMES BOYD 214 The Winged Interlude
ARTHUR TUCKERMAN 223 Out of the Hurricane
J. EDWARD MACY 232 Special Articles Our Farm
WILLIAM HENRY SHELTON 132 Four Paintings by the Montana Artist
CHARLES M. RUSSELL 146 Social Unrest and Bolshevism in the Islamic World LOTHROP STODDARD 161 Isleta
WINIFRED HAWKRIDGE DIXON 193 Why the Church Has a Wooden Floor The Use of a Cane by the Blind
HENRY M. BINDT 244 Poetry Pax Vobiscum
MARY R. S. ANDREWS 131 Montana Poems
FRANK B. LINDERMAN 144 Love Songs
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