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THE CHICAGO EAOL.E.
I The Corn Exchange National Bank OF CHICAGO OFFICERS .ERNEST A. HAMILL, President CHARLES L. HUTCHINSON, Vice-President . D. A. MOULTON, Vice-President ' OWEN T. REEVES, Vice-President ' J. E. MAAS, Vice-President . . FRANK W. SMITH, Secretary JAMES G. WAKEFIELD, Cashier LEWIS E. GARY, Ass't Cashier EDWARD F. SCHOENECK, Ass't Cashier . . A. J. FORD, Ass't Cashier J. G. WALKER, Ass't Cashier CHARLES NOVAK, Ass't Cashier DIRECTORS WATSON F. BLAIR EDWARD B. BUTLER BENJAMIN CARPENTER CLYDE M. CARR ERNEST A. HAMILL CHARLES H. HULBURD CHARLES L. HUTCHINSON MARTIN A. RYERSON EDWARD A. SHEDD ROBERT J. THORNE -CHARLES H. WACKER CHAUNCEY B. BORLAND J. HARRY SELZ 3 Paid On Savings Deposits FOREIGN EXCHANGE LETTERS OF CREDIT CABLE TRANSFERS 136 South La Salle Street OUR CREED We believe that the banker should have a higher ideal than personal advancement or building large deposits. We believe His mission is to teach the people to aave, and to guard their savings with extraordinary care to the end that poverty and the necessity for charity may be gradually eliminated. It is our aim to be, in truth the PEOPLES TRUST AND SAVINGS BANK MICHIGAN AVENUE AND ADAMS STREET WM. M. ORISSOM Vlcc-1'rcs. and Cashier FRED S. UILLOW Ant. Cathicr W. P. VAN I1USKIRK President HAROLD E. HAMMOND Secretary CIIRANEV L. PARISH Mir. Bond Dcpt. Bank of Commerce & Savings Michigan Boulevard and Washington Street Telcphono Randolph 1076 A State Bank Under State' and Clearing House Supervision General Banking Savings Bonds and Safety Vaults We cordially invite you to nn inspection of our premises nnd an investigation of our facilities. UNION BANK of CHICAGO 25 North Dearborn Street, CHICAGO Capital and Surplus $600,000.00 UNDER STATE SUPERVISION ramma ornci:its CIIAKI.IN I!. bCIII.YTIUIX 'resident (i. liAi.i.wm w. v. iinuir,9 Vlri'-rrt'klilcnt mill ('miller AWtnnt t'ltuhliT .1. tlUI.MKHEN W. II. TllOl.llN Amlitunt L'Uhliler Atmlatunt Cashier lllltlXTOltS i, I.. Cliinoi'ii, iliiliii M. i:HcU"ii, lli'iiry Krlrssan, Itmeidi ririnliiK. () llullliuni, . (). Kriiliol, Kmiiry Noniiiikl. Tiiiii OImiii, John H. l()ili'll, Churlcs I.. Schly Ivriii Werner A. Wlelioldt. OLDEST SAVINGS BAHK IN CHICAGO The Hibernian Banking Association (STABLIBHCD 1MT S. W. Cor. S. La Sail and W. Adams Sta. SAVINGS DEPARTMENT Deposits of One Dollar or more received, on which interest is allowed at Um rate of 3 per cent per annum, compounded half-yearly. Open SATURDAY NIGHTS from 6:00 to 8:00 o'clock. BOND DEPARTMENT Often a carefully selected list of Municipal, Railroad and Corporation load, suitable for trust funds, banks and private investment. BANKING DEPARTMENT Iaritea on favorable terras the accounts of individuals, firms and corpora TRUST DEPARTMENT Authorized by law to accept and execute trusts of all kinds. REAL ESTATE DEPARTMENT Buys and Sells real estate on commission; collects rents, manages estates; high-grade mortgages; makes loans on improved real estate. Capital and Surplus $3,000,000 United States Depositary Fort Dearborn National Bank OFFICERS VM. A. TILDEN, President. NELSON N. LAMPERT, Vlce-Pres. II. C. TUUUS, Cashier. HENRY It. KENT Vlea-Praa WMl w t-eOROH, Ass't Cashier. jnMM PtrrniiBR v? p !l CHAIIL.ES U BOVE. Ass't Cashlsr. JOHN FLETCHER, Vlce-Pres. WM jj, McKEE, Ass't Cashier. MAItCUS .TACOBOW8KY, Vlco-Pres. It. .1. McKAY, Ass't Cashier. aUOIlOU It, WILSON, Vlca-I'rcs. I WM. E. McLALLEN, Ass't Cashier ItAKRY LAWTON, Mgr. Foreign Dept. Personal Attention given to Accounts of Firms, Individuals, Corporations and Banks COMPARATIVE SHOWING OF DEPOSITS February 4.1911 SJO.499,7 14.20 January 13,1914, 29,727.922.06 March 4,1913 29,844,163.94 March 7,1916......... 39.932.490.96 Dcccmbcr27, 1916 42,983,010.03 Fort Dearborn Trust & Savings Bank OFFICERS WILLIAM A, TILDEN NELSON N. LAM PERT JOHN B. 8HBA l'rr-aldcnt Vice-President VIce-l'rcsldent II. C. IIOUII, Cashier. 12. It. MINNUUT, Aas't Cashier. Homl Dept., 8. 0. MlLMllt, Manager. Trust Dept., WM, A. Ur.ALU'OUD, Secretary nnd Irust Officer. Itcnl Estate Loan Dcpt., F. LINCOLN JOHNSON, Manager. It J. LEWIS, Manager Snfo Deposit Vaults. February 14, 1903 $ 9,887,934.84 February 3,1909 11,617,691,24 March 29,1910 13.041,337.21 March 7,1911 21.374,936.79 February 20. 1912 26,207,446.32 Savings Department Three por cent interest on Savings Accounts. Deposits made on or be fore the tenth of each month draw Interest from the first of that month. Real Estate Loan Department Loans to responsible borrowers at current rates on Improved real es tate In Cook County. A select Hit of high grade mortgages for careful Investors always on hand. Dond Department Offers to investors only such bonds as It purchases for its own Invest ment, yielding from 4 per cent to 6 per cont. Trust Department Acts ns Executor, Administrator, Guardian, Trustee, as Trustee In Corporate Bond Issues, ns Transfer Agent and Registrar of Corporate Stock nnd all other Fiduciary ca-pncltlea. Safe Deposit Vaults Private Safe Deposit Boxes suitable for Banks, Corporations and Individuals. Annual rental, three dollar and upwards. CORNER MONROE AND CLARK STREETS The Wagner Letter Wc offer immediate attention to orders and inquiries in all mar kets Wheat, Com, Oats, Securities, Doston Coppers, Provisions, Cot ton, Cotton Seed Oil, Coffee, Clover Seed, etc. The merchant, grain dealer nnd investor require knowledge of many details on which wc correspond amply. The Wagner Letters arc issued four or five times per week. The weekly contains letters that summarize and comment on "the week" in all markets. We offer our order and correspondence departments. Our EVENING FINANCIAL LETTER gives a concise review of the New York stock market and embodies tho vital flnnncial, indus trial and corporation news. Sent free three months gratis. Special attention given to COTTON accounts. E. W. WAGNER & CO. S JSC New York Slock IlxclianRv cv lnrk ( nttnn Kxrnnnito ClilcitKo Hoard r Trnilo Chlcntto Stock Kxclinnae MEMBERS st, I.nuW Merchnnta KxchanRO New tork I'rixluce Kxchanse .Mllnmikeit Clinmlirr of Commerce .Mlniicitnoll Chamber of Commerce Continental and Commercial Bank Building CHICAGO, ILL. I.'slakllslied Thirty Years i .. . i Central Trust Company of Illinois 125 W. Monroe St., Chicago Checking Accounts, Savings Accounts, Bonds, Real Estate Loans, Trust Business Safe Deposit Vaults Under both National and State Supervision Capital and Surplus Profits $6,000,000.00 Deposits 45,000,000.00 Illinois Trust & Savings Bank La Salle Street and Jackeon Boulevard A Bank Account is an absolutely dependable' friend. A Savings Account may be opened in this Bank with $1.00 or more. INTEREST AT ax fQ P.ER ANNUM Capitol and Surplus, $15,700,000.00 Wollenberger & Co. INVESTMENT BANKERS 6 Mortgage Bonds Foreign Government Bonds 7 Preferred Bonds 105 South La Salle Street WILL GO ON YOUR BOND JOHN McOILLEN GENERAL AGENT American Bonding Company OF BALTIMORE Present Assets: $2,640,877.54 PUBLIC OFFICIALS' BONDS, FIDELITY BONDS CONTRACTORS' BONDS and every kind of Surety Bonds used in legitimate business, also CASUALTY INSURANCE 908 BORLAND BUILDING, 181 LaSalle St., Chicago PHONE CENTRAL 4287 When Buying Real Estate First, see Hint the surround ings of tho property nnd trans portation to It aro satisfactory. Second, Insist that tho seller furnish you an Abstract of Ti tle "or Title Guarantee Policy made by tho Chicago Title and Trust Company. If (t)o seller rnnnot ftirnMi nn Ab.lrnct of Title or Ounr ntiteo Poller, ilo not buy. Tho rich Investors require this and you should Insist upon receiv ing tha same. Third, havo the property conveyed to yourself and wife by Joint tenancy deed; then It cither of you dlo the survivor will own the property without the trouble and expenso of go ing through tha Probate Court. Oo to any good lawyer and he will see to It that you re celvo tho above Chicago Title and Trust Company 69 West Washington Street Assets ctcccd $12,000,000.00 No deposits or demand liabilities Continental and Commercial National Bank of Chicago Statement of Condition at Closo of Busi ness Wednesday, December 27, 1916. RESOURCES. Tlmo Loans.. 131.977,3G:U0 Dcnmnil Loans 49,259,613.02 Acceptance . 1.9S7.CS1.S1 Homlx, .Securi ties, etc. ... 12.0T0.177.C3 ! I1S5.303.840.C1 United States Honda to So euro Circulation 160,000.00 Hunk Premies (frrulty)... C, 000,000.00 Other Ural Kstnlo C9.41S.62 Customers' Liability on Let ters of Credit 3.230,017.53 Customers' Liability on Ac ceptances, ns Per Contra. 1,423,803,74 Overdrafts 39.C39.41 Cash nnd Duo from Hanks. 91.31C.921.77 J2S7.5I2.43S.70 S 21.S0O.00O.O0 8,600,000.00 4,011,663.40 336,947.33 LIABILITIES. Capital Surplus Undivided 1'mllt Itcservcd for Taxes Circulation ..J 160,000.00 j.css Amount on Hand... 0.00 1CO.000.00 Liability on Letters of Credit 3.362.C61.72 Liability 1,(23,603.74 Deposits, in dividual ...S122,C21,S09.00 Deposits, li.ililiH 123,C13,9C3.49 21S,233,472.4D J2S7.5 12,433.70 OFFICERS. anoitni: M. IIKYXOLDS President AUTIIim llKVNOLDS....VIco-Pre8ldcnt HA1.PU VAN VKCIlTKN.VIco-PrcsIdent ALKX. UOHKUTHOX Vlco-Prosldont IIKIIMAX WALDUCK.... Vlco-Prcsldent JOHN C. CHAtT VIco-Prcsldcnt .TANKS It. CHAPMAN.... VIco-Prcsldent WILLIAM T. UIIUCKXUII Vice-President .101 IN 11. WASIIUUUX... Vlco-Prosldont NATIIANILL H. T.OSCII Cashier IIAHVEY C. Vi:ilNON....Anst. Cashier riLonni: it. smith Asst. cashier WlLUKIl IIATTHHY Asst. Cashier II. EUSKIXU SMITH Asst. Cashier WILSON V. LAMPi:ilT...Ast. Cnshlcr ,1)AN XOIIM'AX Asst. Casldcr dnOP.cn A. JACKSON.. f.AsM. Cashier JOHN 1 CltAnnoriCMgr. Credit Dept. josepi i MccimiiACH Mer. rorcltai Dcpt. It. Q, DANIi:LSON...MBr. Transit Dcpt. Continental and Commercial Trust and Savings Bank CHICAGO Statement of Condition at Commence ment of Dullness Dec. 28, 1916. RESOURCES. (Seemed Tlmo Loans Collatcnil) .... Demand Loans (Secured by Collateral) ...$10,607,937.57 Homls nnd Se- cuiitlCH S.331.120.13 Duo from linnks o,19S,492.40 Cash 3,014,553.40 '.SOI.OIfl.SD Demand Itesourccs.... 01,132-.123.SC LIABILITIES. ...$ 3,000,000.00 l,bUU,O0U.UU tl2,036,170.78 Capital .SuiphiH Ilnilivlilivl Prnf Us 943.920.1S IlPHorvoil for Taxes, Inter est nnd Divi dends 3SS.154.30 $ 6,832,074.54 Demand D o - posits $20,601,577.38 Tlmo Deposits. 15.702.S1S.S3 36,204,396.21 J42.036.470.75 OFFICERS. anonac M. nnYNOLDS President JOHN JAY AP.HOTT Vlco-Prcsldent ARTHUR- ni:yNOLDS....Vico-Prcsldent CHAUI.nS C. W1LLSON Cashier FRANK II. JONES Secretary WM. P. KOl'F Asst. Sccrotary HKNRY C. OLCOTT....MRr.nondDcpt. ROimitT J. linRCOCIC....Asst. Cashier ALUICRT S. MARTIN Asst. Cashier The Hibernian Banking Association CHICAGO Statement of Condition at Commence ment of Business Dec. 28, 1916. RESOURCES. Tlmo Loans $19,915,389.03 Ponds and Se em itlea $7,497,053.29 Demand Loans... 1,90S,209.33 Cash nnd Duo from nanus,.., 4,209,149.60 13.C14.412.1S $33,659,801.21 LIABILITIES. Capital $ 2,000,000.00 Surplus 1,000,000.00 Undivided Profits 600,455.33 Reserved for Taxes and In terest nnd Dividends CU.612.3S Demand Depos its $ 4,775,712.30 Tlmo Deposits. 24,672,121.14 29,347,833.50 tVKm $33,559,801.21 OFFICERS. QEOHQB M. REYNOLDS President DAVID n. LEWIS Vlco-Prosldont HENRY D. CLARKE Vlco-Presldent LOUIS n. CLARKE Vlco-Prcsldent FREDERIC 8, HEBARD CaBhlor EVERETT R ' M'cFADDEN Socrotary JOHN P. V. MURPHY., Mgr. Svgs. Dept. GEORGE ALLAN ,..Asst. Cashlor THOMAS K. McQRATII....Asst. Casliler Tha capital stock of the Continental and Commercial Trust and Savings Bank ($3,000, 000) and tha capital etock of The Hibernian Banking; Association ($2,000,000) are owned by tha stockholders of tha Continental and Com mercial National Bank of Chicago. Combined Deposits of these Banks $313,787,702.20 "Identified with Chicago's Progress Since 1857" DEPARTMENTS U!ZJjVI?vrc an srTVWsTS COMMERCIAL SAVINCS TRUST BOND FARM LOAN FOREICN EXCHANGE ORSON SMITH CU.mta of u UmI EDMUND D. HULBERT Froihal FRANK G. NELSON Vice-PrrMdeat JOHNE. ilLUNMf Vite-PridMi C. E. ESTES VKo-IWhat F. V THOMPSON V.Predt H, G . P. DEANS. , Vice-Prnkkot P.C. PETERSON Cul.i JOHN J. CEDDES Axi.tant Caehki F. E. LOOM IS AmiIibI Ceihiw LtON L, LOEI IK , Stcirtirr tsd 1 mri Officer A. LEONARD JOHNSON AMiUntSecrXerr G. F. HARDIE Manner Dond Dtpertotst THE CHARACTER OF THIS BANK IS REFLECTED IN THE PERSONNEL OF ITS BOARD OF DIRECTORS FRANK H. ARMSTRONG 1'le.Ueal ReiJ, MarJeth Compear CLARENCE A. HURLEY , . . . Allom.r sad Cepiukil HENRY P.CROWELL , Pieidtnt QuelwO.u Cenoaar MARVIN HUCHITT Chtirmto Cliictao t NotthwriKrn Railway Coropaar I'mMal Truilr- Manlull n4d Eauie l'fiiJfOl Inltrnaiiosal Hart rata rCenaaar . . 1 ruitee L., ., Ltiltt uteM EDMUND D, HULBERT -riurtY Kttt' rVDliQtj aa.rimjii-t sEYMouRMbRRisrv.v.v::::::::: JOHNS. RUNNELLS Prnidrnl I'allman Companr EDWARD L. RYERSON Chairman Jcxtph T. Ryrmn (t Sea JOHN O.SHFnn p,..,.i M.,.k.ll r.M a. r-.. ORSON SMITH Cheitmaa ALBERT A. SPRAGUE. tl Pmicltnl Spiatut, Warnrr (, Compear HOMER, A. STILLWELL Prnfdcnl Uuil IJrdhci. MOSES J. WENTWORTH CapiieUi Capital and Surplus $10,000,000 112 West Adams Street CHICAGO KmmKKxt!rvtiarmaratit t,ni w1 rE invito you to make this institution your bankinc home and we will be much pleased to receive a personal call if you contemplate any sort of change in your banking connections. Thisisprimarilyacommcrcialbank.organized in 1869, which has maintained its own integrity and individuality. We appreciate our friends. Capital mill Surplus.. .$3,000,000.00 Deposits about $30,000,000.00 TRIBUNE BUILDING MADISON AND DEARBORN STREETS Capital and Surplus. One Million Dollars Officers Wm, C. Cummings, President Merrill W. Tilden, Vice-President Charles Fernald, Vice-President George M. Benedict, Cashier Frederick N. Mercer, Ass't Cashier Harry P. Gates, Assistant Cashier Dale E. Clinmborlin, Ass't Cashier George A. Malcolm, Assistant Cashier Averill Tilden L. B. Patterson John Fletcher Geo. M. Benedict Directors Merrill W. Tilden Wm. C. Cummings Bryan G. Tigho Charles Fernald H. J. Aaron First Mortgage U Real Estate Bonds DENOMINATIONS $ 100.00 $ 500.00 $1,000.00 $5,000.00 ttiona Nad for Future Dallvary Graham Q Sons BANKERS Ealabllahaal IIS7 659-661 Wast Madison Stret NorthWestern Trust and Savings Bank Milwaukee Ave. and Division St. Resources $6,000,000 A BANK OF STRENGTH CHARACTER and RELIABILITY