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GIVE ME SOME W?
MANY PERSONS HELD
BY HYPNOTIC SPELL
Erroneously Imagine That Value of
Money Lies Within Itself and Not
In Those Things lt Will Buy.
Thousands of Americans are under .
the hypnotic spell of money. With
distorted viewpoint they have come to
regard money as a great treasure in
Itself whereas money has its real sig
nificance only in what it buys for us.
A man's reward for his work does not
depend merely on what he earns. For
the true reward of labor is the ser
vice the worker is able to obtain with
the money he earns.
It is evident that a man may earn
twice as much as he once did in
money and yet be no better off if the
goods he needs cost twice or three
times what they formerly cost. But
it is apparent to all that apart from
increase or decrease in wages as ex
pressed in money, there Is a wide dif
ference in the real value earned by
persons receiving the same in actual
What a person gets out of the world
in return for what he gives it. de
pends finally on the choice made in
disposing of his income. One man by
wire buying, careful ard consistent
saving and safe and profitable invest
ment in such securities as War Sav
ings Stamps. Treasury Savings Certifi
cates and Liberty Bonds, may trans
form the reward of his labor into all
the necessities and comforts of life
that he requires and even its luxuries.
Another, gaining exactly the same sum
in actual cash, may, through was ie,
extravagance and failure to save, find
himself unable to secure even the ne
Whether or not a worker eurns a
sum which fulfills his estimate of what
should be his just reward for labor,
the responsibility for the way he
?pends what he gets remains with him
and with him alone and cannot bo
transferred to any other person.
Prices of necessities and wages may
.bb and flow like the tide but the fun
damental fact remains unchanged that
apart from the nature and volume of
his earnings every man can, within
limits, determine the richness of the
reward of his labor. He can accom
plish this by the amount of restraint
and intelligence he exercises in spend
ing what he bas to spend and In sav
ing and investing what he has to save.
SCALPER OF WAR SAVING
From every Federal Reserve Dis
trict in the r*nited States information
is being rec^V^d by the Treasury De
partment in Washington that a deter
mined war is being waged against
persons, who. by preying upon the
unwary, are trafficking in War Saving
and Treasury Certificates.
The latest Information regarding tile
activity of th? "Scalpers" comes from
St. Louis, where two arrests have
been made by Deputy United States
Marshals. Both prisoners were re
leased on $5,000 bonds and are now
waiting for a hearing before the Fed
One of the men is said to have al
tered registered numbers on War
Savings Certificates. It being alleged
Cy St. Louis postal authorities that in
the man's olfice were found $875 in
War Saving Certificates from wbich
?h?? ?egistratlon numbers had been re
moved. It 13 charged that the other
accused man had in his posseB3ion
J866.90 worth ot altered government
One of the suspects is employed by
?, Rt. Louis brokerage concern ; U>
ether is the proprietor o? a hotel.
iR SAVING STAMPS
ARE SO ATTRACTIVE
Unusual Features Make New Govern
ment Securities Splendid Medium
in Which to Invest Savings.
Details of the features which make
sued and registered as a means of ab
solute protection to the purchaser
Certificates may also be issued and
registered jointly to two persons and
may he made payable to either of the
two purchasers or to both.
Rulings governing payment of cer
tlficates to deceased owners are also
contained In the pamphlet, with spe
citl mention made for each legal re
quirement according to laws of vari
ous states regarding wills, etc. At
discretion of the Secretary of tha
Treasury, In event of no other legal
obstacles, payment will be made in
the following order of classes:
First, husband, wife, next of kin OT
other person who pays the reasonable
funeral expenses of the last Illness 01
other preferred claims against tha
decendents estate; second, creditor for
funeral expenses, expense of last ill
ness or other preferred claims; third
husband or wife, child or children,
father or mother, any other of the next
of kin of the deceased.
UNCLE SAM SAYS HERE'S LIBER
TY BOND'S BROTHER.
Treasury Savings Certificates are a
new issue of United States govern
ment securities. They are of $100
and Si,OOO denominations. They run
?or five years and bear 4 per cent in
terest, compounded every ihre?
T?ey are little brothers of the Lib
erty Bond and big brothers of the Wai
A $100 Savings Certificate r:ost3
$84.40 thlB month. It will be worth
$100 January 1. 1924. It Is caahpbla
any time with accrued interest at
any postoffice on ten days' notice. It
ls a government obligation.
A $1.000 savings certificate costs
$844 this month, lt will be redeemed
by Uncle Sam January 1. 1924. for
$1.000. It Is cashable with accrued
interest at any time at any postoffice
on ten days' notice.
Treasury savings certificates are
registered in your name, thus insur
ing against loss.
BRITISH NOW SAVING
LARGE SUMS OF MONEY.
Tn spite of the exigencies of war,
the volume of saving deposits in Eng
land ha.s grown tremendously in the
last five years according to the comp
troller of the British Post Offce Sav
ings Bank. Only twice, the comp
troller states, wan the flow of savings
deposita interrupted: onco by the war
loan of 1915 and once by the 5 per
i^ent loan of 1917.
Total deposits increased despite the
fact that depositors trnnsforrrd over
$1.000.000.000 from their postal savings
into the Various issues of the govern
ment. The recent figures show con
clusively, the com)?tvoller asserts, tim
power of saving of the British public
fo>* the amount diverted to the gov
?muxect w;ir issues has not i:e<in wast
ed or dissipated hut must still 2?8 in
cluded in th? sayings of tie nation.
ONE GAME MR. THRI
STEEL MASTER BEGAN
TO SAVE WHEN YOUNG
Recognized That Success Lay In Sound
Investment-Safest Security in
World Is Now Offered By
Andrew Carnegie died not long ago,
leaving behind him $30,000,000. He
had given away about $300,000,000 in
an effort to avoid the reproach of
It is probable that the high cost of
living gave the "steel master" little
worry during th? latter half of his
life, but it is certain that in his boy
hood the prices of the necessaries of
life were vital factors. And Andrew
Carnegie in his early years met'the1
cost of living with the same remedy
which America's leaders, headed by
President Wilson, are now putting
?h as the biaic principle of the
t to withstand the menace that
s in the soaring prices of today,
t remedy IB thrift-the practice of
ng, the elimination of waste and
the days when Andrew Carnegie,
?ears old, earned $1.20 a week as
abbin boy in an Allegheny City
on mill, and later when he earned
25 a month as a telegraph mes
:er boy, the cost of living meant
h to him. He had little margin
for saving. But he did save. There
were few opportunities for the small
saver to make safe investments. Se
curities were not issued in small de
nominations. There were no Thrift
Stamps or War Savings Stamps,
backed by the government, into which
the meager proceeds of the Scotch
boy's thrift could be converted.
But Andrew Carnegie at the age of
20 determined upon safe investment.
The soundest securities that offered
were 10 shares of stock in an express
company worth $600. Carnegie had to
borrow part of the money he paid.
But he was convinced that savings ly
ing idle were not performing their
The American man or woman, boy
or girl of today does not have to bor
row to add to the savings fund in or
der to find safe investment. The gov
ernment makes sound security in the
form of Savings Stamps, Trtasury
Savings Certificates, and war bonds
available to ? /ery saver who will be
gin to practice thrift by the regular in
vestment of sums as small as 25
Every American today has a better
opportunity for success than lay be
fore Andrew Carnegie when he faced
NOW AND THEN
What ie a dollar? Foolish ques
tion-you say? Not at all theae
days of H. C. L. and profiteering.
Certainly a dollar isn't what It was
ten years ago. Ii isn't what it will
be five years from now.
A dollar is what you can get for
it in beans, butterflies or bunk-no
more, no less. A dollar wouldn't be
worth anything if you couldn't get
anything for it.
Ten years ago you bought, say,
bunk at one dollar a portion. Now
bunk costs two dollars. That
doesn't mean it has doubled in val
ue. It means that your dollar is
worth half what lt was ten years
This is, therefore, not the time
to spend too many of your dollars.
They will bring you only half of
what they are worth. This is the
time to ave them.
They will bring more later on.
That is the history of dollars. Val
ues run In cycles. As surely ai
you live five years a dollar will be
worth more than it is now. Maybe
twice as muh. So when you save a
dollar now you are perhaps saving
two dollars. Treat dollars as you
would any other commodity. Buy
them when they are cheap.
Stick every dollar you can into
War Savings Stamps. Carrying 4
per cent interest compounded
quarterly, a War Savings Stamp
bought this month for $4.22 will be
worth $5 January 1, 1924. By 1924
if the -lollar is worth twice as much
as ii now you will really have
ten dollars for the $4.22.
FTLESS CAST PLAY
SAVING GROWS EASIER
AS HABIT TAKES HOLD
Young People Must Be Brought to
Realization of What Future
Means to Those Who Spend
It ls easier to spend money than tt
ls to save. It is also more fun-at
first. But money that is spent does
not work for you. It is gone, and ls
working for somebody else.
It is as hard to make young people
r?alit? the necessity of saving as it
is to make them realize that they are
not always going to be young. It ia
so easy to be young and reckless.
But habits of thrift have to be
taught. They also have to be formed
by practice. That means that the ris
ing generation must be taught to cap
italize its youth, and in childhood
shown how to distribute and allot such
income as it may have.
That indeed, is a large part of civ
iliiation. The savage lives today. The
civilized man lives today with an eye
upon tomorrow In order that tomor
row may be as secure as today he
saves some of today'? goods for to
The war taught many people how
to save; lt taught other people how
to spend. The wise spender ls the
wise saver, but the emphasis is on
th? "wise", and not on the "spending."
Education in thrift ls an education
in good citizenship and in good mor
als. The person who is being taught
to eave is also being taught to fore
cast the future and to make tomorrow
better because of wise living today.
The government of the United States
ls offering to men, women and chil
dren the opportunity to invest saving!
in safe and profitable securities.
ARE YOU A CAPITALIST?
The dictionary defines a "capital
ist" as one who has a "pecuniary
surplus." The dictionary is wrong.
A capitalist ls one who has a pecu
niary surplus "which ii invested."
Are you a capitalist?
Ton ar? if you are buying Wai
Savings Stamps or Treasury Savings
Certificates. They represent "pecu
niary surplus" or, In simple English,
"savings," and they make your money
work by bringing to you 4 per cent in
terest, compounded quarterly.
Are you a capitaist?
Secretary of Commerce Redfield re
cently said to the Cleveland advertis
ing men, "There are 64,000,000 sub
scribers to our Liberty Loans. I sus
pect that many a factory is manned, AS
I know some government services
are. by a force from top to bottom of
capitalists, in varying degrees, but not
the less really."
Don't kick about the high cost of
living. Beat it by trimming your sails
and buying War Savings Stamps. The
capitalists are not kicking about the
high cost of living.
Because they have money at work.
Cut your expenses to the bone. In
vest in War Savings Stamps.
Be a capitalist.
SCOTCH SONGS TO DATE
If a body meet a body
Coming through the rye:
If a body save a dollar
Why, then, bye and bye,
When the shiftless people holler
"Money's Scarce and tight!"
He who saves the nimble dollar,
Will come through all right!
Should auld acquaintance be forgot
And never come to mind?
Why, no!-unless he is a sot
And better left behind.
But one thing you must not forget,
A thing more true than funny:
"When your mind on saving's set
It's easy saving money!"
Knowing War Savings Stamps ar?
a good investment won't do you any
good unless you back up the knowl
edge with your money.
Follow the example of rich men if
you would be rich. They make their
money work for ttom. You can do it
by buying War Savings Stamp?.
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