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child in the c<
for a democrat
and the peopl<
the date of pu:
anteed by the(
For the convenien,
Is furnished to all
This card has space;
spaces have been fi
exchanged for a $5
or other authorized
in cash prior to F<
additional each mori
Those who prefe
right. These are
March -1'the price al
additional each mot
1, 1923, when the U
post office or at thi
each stamp affixed
When you purc11
attach it to an engra
In other words
of the certifica
buying the sa
which the secii
lt in U.S.'
"War Savings Stamps"
Las made immediately av
untry a profitable, simj
Stamps are the answer<
:ic form of Govern men
have behind them the <
of the United States. '
rchase until the date of.
overnment. These stamn
ce of investors a"ThriftCard" t1
urchasers of 25-cent st~amps. Il
* for 16 stanips. When all th~e b
lied the Thrift Card may be tl
stamp at post offices, banks, J
agencies by adding 12 cents o
abruary 1, 1918, and 1 cent hi
th thereafter during 1918. ra
r may buy a $5 stamp out
now on sale for $4.13. On n
ivances to $4.14 and one cent hi
Lth during 1918, until January g
niited States will pay $5 at any 0
Treasury in Washington for t<
to a War Savings Certificate. 1
asp a $5 stamp, you should i
wved folder known as a "War a
"which bears the name of d
,the plan is simple, stra1g
tes CANNOT LOSE AN
lest' securtt in the Wor
rity of a great Governmei
7hie weee psid for d
i Make Your
rk for You
to the public,. the United States
ai le for every man, woman, and
iAt Lnd secure investment.
f a great democracy to the demand
t security. They are "little baby
ntire resources of the Government
"hey steadily increase in value from
maturity, and this increase is guar
ps are issued in denominations of $5.
ie purchaser. This certificate contains 20 spaces.
these. are all filled with War -Savings Stamps
etween December 3, '1917, and Jaituary 31, 1918,
ie cost to the purchaser will be $82.40, and ion
mnuary 1, 1923, the Government will pay the
wner of the certificate $100-a net profit to the
older of $17.60. This is based on an interest
ite of 4 per cent compounded quarterly.
If the holder of a War Savings Stamp finds it
ecessary to realize cash on it before maturity,
e may at any time after January 2, 1918, upon
iving 10 days' written notice to any money
rder post office, reieive for each stamp affixed
his certificate the amount paid therefor, plus
cent for each calendar month after the month of
urchase of each stamp. War Savings Stamps
iay be registered at any money-order post office
gainst loss. A registered certificate may bo're..
eemed only at the post office where registered.
htforward, and certain. The holder
D.iS CERTAIN TO GAIN. He is
Id 'in effe tdiet convenient forfn in
at has ever been offered to its people.
r. Cypress Co.,