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Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - December 29, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa VOD T ^e Cedar Rapids Gazette: Sun., Dec. 29, 1974 Weekly Mutual Fund Summary NEW VORK (AP) — Weeklv investing Companies giving the high, low and last prices tor the week with the net change from the previous week'* last or All Quotations, supplied by the National Association at Securities Dealers, Inc , reflect net osset values, prices at which securities could hove been sold AGE Pond Admiralty Grwt Admiralty Inc Admiralty Ins Advisers Fund Aetno Pond Aetnalncom Shr A tutu re Pd n All Amor Fund Allstate Stk Fd Alpha Fund AMCAP Fund Am Birth'■ghf Tr AmD'vers Inv AmEaultv Fd Amer Express: Capital income Investment Special Stock AmGrowth Fd Am Ins&lnd Amlnvestor n AmMutuol Fd AmNat Growth Anchor Group Growth Fund income Reserve Spectrum Fundm Invest Washing Not Auda* Fund Axe Houghton: Fund A Fund 8 Stock Fund BLC GrownhFd Babson Dav n Bay roc* Fund Boyrock Grwth SeoconHillMt n roc on Iny n Berkshire Orth Bond FdAmer Bond stock Cp BostFound Fd BrwnFd Hawaii BurnhamFd n Calvin Bullock Bollock Fund Canodlon Fnd Dividend Shrs Nation Wides NY venture CG Fund CG IncomeFd CapitP'-esrv Fd Century Shr Tr Challenger Inv Channing Funds American Botonee Bond Eoultv Grth Eauitv Frog Fund at Am Growth Income Provident Fd Special Venture Charter Fd inc Chose Or Bos Fund Frontier COP Sharehold Special Chemical Fund CNA Mgemt Fds Knicxrbkr Fd Knickrbkr Ort Liberty Fund SAO n bohor Fd Schuster Fd Colon IO I Convertible Eouity Fund Grwth Shr Income Ventures Commo Grth n Columbine Fd ComwthTr A&B ComwhhTr C Compass Grwth Con".pet Cap Fd Composite Bas Composite FO Concord Fd n Con»o‘idat Inv Constat!.. 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Income Bos! 490 4 88 490 Industry Fund INTEGON Grwt 1.57 1,51 I 57 + 03 6 00 586 600 + .M Int Investors U 5 16.37 1640 — 41 Invernes Gth n 484 4 94 ♦ 03 Invest Co Am 9 ll 89? 909 + OS Investor"! n 458 4 48 4 58 + 03 Invest Indicator I 78 I 78 ITI Invest Tr Bos 756 744 7.55 + 02 Inv Counsel Copa mer lea 5 71 561 57! ■k OI Copit Inv Gth CoplfShrs Inc J 14 3 24 Til 3 16 2 14 3.24 ♦ OI Investors Group: IDS Growth 363 3.51 3 32 1“ + 04 IDS New Dim 340 ♦ 05 Mutual Inc 686 6 78 6 84 Progressive Stock 223 2.18 2.22 ♦ 02 1256 12 26 1250 •f 06 Selective 8.31 830 8.31 — 04 Variable Poy 4.64 4.61 + 04 Invest Research 4.01 399 4.00 > OI Istel Fund Inc 17 71 17 27 17.63 ♦ rn Ivy Fund n 4 53 4 49 451 — 03 JP Growth Fd 6 47 6 33 6 45 JanusFund n 1430 14 18 14 27 + 04 John Hancock Bond 1743 1742 1742 — 09 Growth 453 441 450 + 02 Signature 6 09 6.00 609 + 04 johnstnMut n 1475 1450 14.72 ■f 05 Keystone Funds Apollo Fund 27! 265 269 ♦ 02 InvesiBd Bl 1687 16 82 16.87 + 04 MedGBd 82 16 34 16-31 1633 — 02 Disc Bd 84 6 44 643 6 43 — 04 IncomFd Kl 561 5 59 5.59 — 05 GrowthFd K2 367 3.58 365 ♦ 04 HiGrCom SI 1400 13 6! 1389 .13 IncomStk S2 6 SI 639 6 49 ♦ OI Growth S-3 4 73 460 471 •f 06 LoPrCom S4 2.04 IOT 203 Polaris 2 21 ifs 2 19 ♦ 0! Lo ndmork Gth 10 70 SOI 506 LD EdieCqp Fd Lexington Grp 10.57 1066 ♦ OI Corp Leaders 1005 984 IO 05 — 03 Lexingtn Orth 404 396 404 ♦ 04 Lexingtn Rsh 9 36 9.18 934 ♦ 05 Life Ins Inv 496 483 4 96 ♦ of Lincoln Not 405 393 4 05 •f 05 Loomis Sovies Capital n 7 73 755 764 + 05 Mutuol n IO 16 999 IO 12 ♦ 03 Lord Abbett: Affiliated Fd 505 4 94 5 05 — 03 AmBus Shr 2 31 2 28 2 31 ♦ 02 Bond Deb 8.03 SOT 600 — 02 Lutheran Bro Fund 736 721 7 34 + 02 Income 7 79 7.74 7 79 + OI US Govt Sec 10 05 10 02 10.03 _ 02 Mossochusett Co Freedom Fd SOT 586 590 * OI Indeoend Fd 5.59 5 53 117 5 57 — OI Moss Fd 8 26 8.25 •f 02 Moss Finance MiT 750 734 748 .03 MIG MiD 729 7 lf 725 + rn 10 47 io.:;8 10 44 — 03 MFD 8 U 7.9! 809 ♦ ll MCD 187 867 ISI — 06 Motes Invst n TTI Tot rn Mothers Fad n 618 594 6.18 ♦ 18 Mid Amer 3 35 330 3 35 MonevMk Mat n MONY Fund IOT I 00 I OO im 687 696 MSB Fund 923 903 9 22 + 05 MutBenef Grth 6 04 5.9! 604 •t 02 MIF Fund 568 SSS 566 ♦ 03 MIF Growth 2 37 2.31 2.35 •f 02 Mutuol of Oma ho America ll 65 11 12 ll 42 — 22 Growth 357 3.39 3 39 — >9 Income 7$ til 6.(1 _ Mutuol Shrs n 15 83 15 39 1539 — 43 Mutual Trust n I 73 I 72 Is + QI NEA Mutual 6.31 620 ♦ 02 Natl Indust n 680 6.64 6.77 ♦ 07 Not Secur Sec BototKPd 591 $81 ♦ 06 Bond 382 380 Til •f OI Dividend 264 261 264 Growth Preferred 383 3 74 382 + 04 452 448 4 5? — 0! Income 362 361 sol _ OI Stock 5.03 493 + 04 NE Life Fund Eouity Growth ll 40 ll 20 ll 35 ♦ OI 643 6.27 634 ♦ OI income 13OT 1307 9 75 1309 OI Side 10 00 9 87 + 03 NeuwirthCen n 404 394 403 + 05 NeuwirthFd n 6 12 600 6 12 ♦ 04 New Persoectve 10 67 10 47 10 66 7 91 ♦ 09 New World Fd 7 93 9 27 7 77 ♦ 05 Newton Fund 9 12 9 27 ♦ 14 Nicholas Fain n 7 94 7 81 792 Noreasi inv n 12.S4 12 53 12 53 — 02 Omego Fund One Wiiliom n 6 06 ) i.5 598 IO 94 6 05 ll 09 ♦ 03 06 QNeili Fund n IO 79 10-49 IO 77 ♦ 12 Oppenhe'r^ef pa Oooenhm Fd 464 4 55 4.63 ■f 02 Oopen Monet 9 59 9 59 9 59 Aim 631 6 ll 3 29 6.30 ■A 02 Time 3 35 3 35 ♦ OI Over Count Sec 795 790 790 — 05 Paromt Mutual 468 457 468 Pool Revere 4.43 434 44! ♦ 02 Pegasus Fd 283 278 2 S3 ♦ 03 Penn So oar e n 487 4 71 486 + OI Penn Mutual n 103 97 I 03 + Philo Fund 444 4 31 4 43 ♦ Proem*Coo Fd Pilgrim GfP: Pilgrim Form 6.58 6 47 6 56 ♦ 04 900 175 8 97 ♦ OI Pilgrim Fd 454 444 453 02 Magna Coo n 2 IO 2 07 2 IO Magna tricorn Pine Street n 664 7.84 ta ta ♦ 03 Pioneer Fund Fund 8 38 826 838 ♦ 02 It 663 6 57 A SA 04 DOW JONES JO INDUSTRIA AP Chart Stable Week The Dow Jones industrials rose 3.68 last week to close Friday at 602.16, with the AP average closing at 207.8, a rise of only .6 over the previous week. Typically light trading marked the holiday week, with little action in post Christmas day trading Call on our mobile servicemen . . who have the knowledge and background to handle any electrical need s. Melvin Frerickt 312 7th Avenue SI 366-1546 Planned Invest 8 21 8 ll 793 SIS — 08 Pllgrowth Fnd BOT 805 Piilrend Fnd 4 43 433 4 42 ♦ 04 Price Funds Growth Fd n 750 731 7 45 + 03 Income n 944 9 43 9 43 — 03 New Era n 841 8 30 8 38 — 03 New Horizn n 474 4 64 474 + Of Pro Fund n 4 26 4 15 4 22 t- 02 Provider Grth 5 41 529 5 41 + 03 PrudentSys Inv Putnam Funds 6 22 6 IO 620 ft 03 Convert 834 8 24 8 33 f 05 Eauit 628 609 6 26 t 09 George Growth 986 9 71 981 f & 7 32 7 18 I 30 + 07 Income 673 5 79 6 7? LB Invest 5 68 + 03 Vista 668 A 49 6 65 + 08 How’s Business? Chamber of Commerce Consolidated Business Report for November Iowa Natl Preview Today Voyage ReserveFd n Revere Fund Safeco Eauit Fd Safeco Growth Sc udder Funds Intl Invest Special n Ba'onced n CommonSt n ManageRes n Sod Leverage Security Funds Eauitv Invest Ultra Selected Funds Selec t Am n Selectors n Selected n Sentinel Growth Sentry Fund Shareholders Go Comstock Fd Enterprise Fd Fletcher Fd Horner Fund Legal List PARE und Sheorson Funds AptKei lotion Income Invest Shrmn Dean n Side Fund Sigma Funds: Capital Invest Trust Sh Venture Shr SmthBorEqt n SmthBarlAG n So Gen Int Southwstn Inv Southwnlnv Gth Sovereign Inv SoectroFd n SAP Intoao n State Bond Or Common Fd Diversified F Progress Fd StatFormGth n StotFarmlnc n State St Inv Steodmon Funds Amer lad n AssoFTrust n Invest n Oceonogro n Stem Roe Fds Balance n Coo Oo n Stock n Supervisd Inv Growth Income Kern aer Incm Summit Technology Sur veyor Fd Temp Cfh Can Transom Coo Travelers EaFd Tudor Hedge n 20th Cent Grth 20th Cent inc TwentyFlve Fd USAACopGtn n US Govt Secur USD FE Funds: Apex Fund Balanced Fd Common Stk Unit Mutuol Unifund Union Svc Grp Brood Stinv Nat invest Union Capitol Union Inc Fd United Funds: Accomultiv Bond Cont Growth Cont income income Science Vanguard UnitSvcsFd n Value Line Fd Value Line Income Levrged Grth SoeclSit Vance Sanders Invest Common Special Vanderbilt Vent Ten Nintv Varied Indust Viking Orth n Wall St Growth WasntnMutuai I Weingrtn Ea n WeMingtn Group Explorer Fnd Ivest Fund Morgan Fund Trustees Ea Weneslev Inc Wellington Fd Wes tm in Bd Windsor Fund Western mdust Westtietd Grwth Wisconsin FO Ziegier Fund n No load fund 700 IOT 4 14 SII 380 6 82 I OO 408 498 3 75 6 97 f .09 I OO 4 12 SII 3 78 IO 27 - 03 15 28 - 03 10 87 + 06 6 15 t- 04 Air Cargo (pounds inbound) Air Cargo (pounds outbound) Building Permits Building Permits (value) Carloadings (inbound) Carloadings (outbound) Clearing House (clearings) Clearing House (debits) Connected Telephones Electric Current Total Resident Employment Manufacturing Employment Gas (cubic feet) Water Pumpage New Car and Truck Sales Newcomer Families Post Office Receipts Real Estate Transfers Real Estate Contracts Total Parking •Cedar Rapids Only — Marion 14.130 1974 1973 274,625 326,736 472,617 484,151 196 191 $1,951,948 $6,716,227 3. <94 3,718 4,293 4,837 $73,781,692 $64,799,881 $550,855,587 $507,204,890 98,161* 94,057 82,479,000 85,106,000 N/A 79.5(H) N/A 24.700 1.828,853,500 1,594.316.800 526,605,000 572,151,000 558 860 149 182 $491,272 $449,290 413 434 131 114 $46,534 $4.3,537 1972 292,47! 430.907 207 $1,174,859 4,833 4.880 $80,905,256 $402,688,899 88,701 80,646.000 73.300 23.300 1,942,286,500 523,728,000 1,121 168 $423,024 438 77 $40,600 Employes and their families will get a “preview look" today af the nearly-completed new facilities of Iowa National Mutual Insurance Co. The project involved not only construction of a four-story building but also the complete renovation of the adjacent C. R. Motor Club Job to Owens John Owens of Iowa City, regional sales manager for the Motor Club of Iowa, has succeeded C C. Birr as manager sits John Owens Business News in Brief 135 4    35 5    38 970 40i 6.16 1030 - OI 5 13 ♦ .09 4 59 + .02 6 64 + OS 6.14 - 03 6 03 ♦ OI 7.43 ♦ 06 8.73 - 1 81 ♦ 03 297 4 23 5 84 + 03 9 44 - 03 2 58 4- 02 6 33 4- 02 3 48 4- 05 5 38 + .03 4 57 4- 03 8.57 4- 09 4 45 4- 04 5.41 - .02 976 4- OI 4 52 4- 03 oiS - lf 6 28 4- 02 6 75 - 04 8 70 4- 05 4 34 + 02 3 42 4- 02 4 68 - .14 The board of directors of Raytheon Co. have declared a regular quarterly dividend of 2(1 cents a share on the company's common stink. The dividend is payable Jan 24 to holders of record at (he close of business Jan. Kl, 1975 Named James E. Jones, controller Gov t Securities NEW YORK (AP)—Over the-Counter U S Government treosury bonds, weekly high. toy* ond closing asked onces the net change from the previous wee* s closing asked price and yield Rote Maturity Hi 60 IO - 02 3.47    3.59 4- 07 I 76    I 80 4- 07 5.22 4.81 -4.1J -217 -4 69 - 01 06 02 02 02 it 4 23 4- OI 0 si - 03 7 00 4 Of 12.54 - 13 5 39 ♦ 06 6 99 4 03 720 10 03 7 65 05 9 IO - 05 5 '7 I 55 4 0? 4 73 4 04 366 7 ll 4 04 Engineers Not Too Numerous ROCHESTER, N Y. (AP) -Young men and women considering choosing a career could think about engineering if they have an aptitude for math and science, skill in problem solving, a desire to help solve social problems and an interest in working with people Glen C. Durkin, director of business and technical personnel at Eastman Kodak Co. here, said the belief that unemployed engineers art* flooding the job market is widely held but mistaken Durkin said that there has been a curtailment of defense and space work but that the over-all demand for engineers has not diminished 5'«Oec 74 n 5**Feto 75 n 5’*Feb 75 n 5 »Moy 75 0 6 Moy 7$ n 5 »A uQ 75 n S^Seo 75 n 7 Nev 75 n 7 Dec 75 n S’*Feb 76 n 6 * Fob 76 n 8 Mar 76 n SUMay 76 n 6 ?Mav 76 n 8 3 *Juo 76 n 6 ?Aug 76 ri 7* jAug 76 n 8 * Sop 76n 6 * Nov 76 n 7'fDec 76n Feb 77 n 6’»Moy 77 n 9 May 77 n 7 ‘-/Aug 77 n 7i*Nov 77 n 6 «Feb 78 (i 8 J .(oog 78 (i 6 Nov 78 ii 7'*Mov 79 (I 6 .Aug 79 n 6HNov 79 (I 7 Nov 79 n 4 Fee 80 6’»Mav 80 (I 9 Aug 80 n 3' jNov 80 7 Fet> 81 n 7 Aug ll .Nov 8' n Vt IA ! 6 7 fl ow Loo Chg YiekJ looo lorn 4 i 99 24    99    2 2    99 24    4    I    7 61 “    99    23    99 24    7    73 99    IS    99 lf    -.1    7 20 99    16    99.17    -    I    7 24 99 J 99 6    99    6    -    3    7 23 100 29 IOO 78    IOO 28    -    4    7 16 100 4 100 2    100 4    -    I    6 85 100 4 100 2    100 4    -I    6 87 98 24 98 22    98 22    -    7    7 11 99 6    99    4    99    4    -    IO    7 07 IO! 6 101 7    101 2    -    13    7 IO 98 IO 98 8    98    9 99 11 99 8    99    11 102 '4 102 >1    102 ll 99 4    99    2    99    2 100 20 IOO 17    IOO 18 IO! 23 101 20    101 TO 98 18    98    14    98 14 IOO?    100    7    100 7 IQI 31 101 21 IQI 28 7 7 08 - 5 7 OI I 7 07 IO 7 12 ■ ll 7 13 14 7 25 14 7 16 7 ----  11704 99 12 99    IO    99    IO    -    12    7    20 104 0 103    29    103    29    -    14    7    18 IQI 16 101    14    101    14    -    16    7    14 101 14 101    IO    101    ll    -    15    7    22 97 24 97    20    97    2!    -    15    7    IO IO' 9 - 12 706 96 12 - 14 7 09 102 IO - 23 7 22 96 31 - >37(8 986 - 8 7 07 99 IS - 12 7.11 86 14 - 8 7 21 6^ Fe© 82 3>«Jun 78-83 6i*A*j0 84 3 .May 15 4 .MOV 7585 6 »Nov 86 3 j Fe© 90 4 .Aug 87 92 4 Fe© 8893 6i.Fe© 93 7 jAug (•« . 4 .May 8994 3 Fe© 95 105 13 105 6 96 14 96 I 102 13 102 7 97 0    96    28 98 IO 98 0 99 22 99 12 86 14 86 12 98 24 98 14 _____ 107 22 107 IO 107 21 85 ?    84    lf    %A    24 99 6    %    28 100 6 100 4 I02 22 102 IO 14 95 10 *    75    26 95 30 75 I 98 24 - 9 7 16 7 32 IS 7 >0 6- IM 9* 6 76 78 . 92 Ti 75 24 Til 928 S. BM75 JOI 4 » if v? ii 97 ll 97 16 76 2    75    21 x -    -     t 69 99 6 —.14 )17 100 6 -.14 6 96 IOT 22 - U 7.25 OT’0 - 76 8 -.14 702 95 vO -.22 696 76 0 -.16 6 45 14 7 21 .24 7 13 75 24 - 14 5 96 766 -.16 6 55 75 22 - 14 6 27 OTI - 28 7 54 97 lf - JO 7 75 75 2) - 18 6 30 75 20 - 14 4 9? 93 6    -    26    7    63 75 I*--- 70 20 78 20 9t 30 92 4 „ nm 75 ii 7 May 93 98    93 6    93    4 3 -Nov 98    75 16 7 5 4 8 /May 94-99 104 IO 104 0 o— Treasury Nee* Price* Quoted m dc* Wa and thirty seconds Subiect to Federal fox#* but no* »o State income taxes 75 16 - 16 5 33 104 10-16 106 of Corn Sweeteners, a division of Archer Daniels Midland Co., has been named a member of the American Institute of Corporate Controllers. The group is a national professional organization of corporate financial officers and controllers. Quaker Changes Two senior officers of the Quaker Oats Co. have been named to newly-created posts as executive vice-presidents, effective Wednesday Quaker's profit-center operations will bo divided into two major areas: Grocery Products on a world-wide basis will be under Kenneth Mason, 52. Diversified Businesses, also on a world wide basis, will be under W. Fenton Guinee, 4H. Gurnee is currently senior vice-president-finanee and planning and Mason is presently group vice-president for U S. and Canadian Grocery Products. In another action. William D Smithburg, 36. was named president-foods division. The division will combine the cereals and mixes division, of which he is now vice-president and general manager, and the frozen foods division Honored Patrick E. Shepard, Bettendorf. a member of the Home Builders Assn of Cedar Rapids. has won third place in the ALARM SERVICE • 24 hr. Computerized Control Station • Advanced Solid State Equipment • Digital Readout with Printed Record • Audio Verification of Atom Condition • Customer can toll direct to Control Station • Rank Button for Aedkol Patients, Hold-ups, Emergency Conditions • Commercial, Residential, Industrial Uh Secant; Services, Int. 200 First Avenue N.W. 3*2-( This announcement is neither an offer to sell nor a solicitation of an offer to buy any of these sec unties The offering is made only by the Prospectus AUTHORIZED ‘10,000,000 BRENTON BANKS, INC. CAPITAL NOTES Series VS- 1981    per cent due June    1.1 MKI Series W&-1HH5    per cent due June    1.1885 Series Vs 10-1988 84 cent due June I, 1988 Series X 15-1991 8% per cent due June I, I(8(1 Series Y19-1995 9 per cent due June 1,1995 Series Y24 200b 9 per cent due June I, 2000 Interest payable December I and June I PRICE: 100% f opies of the Prospectus ma> be obtained from Brenton Banks. Inc 2840 Ingersoll Avenue firs Moines, Iowa Phone 515-288-2:194 1974 Gold Diggers sales competition by NuTone, housing products division of Scovill. He joined NuTone in 1980 Meeting A management conference for small businesses will be held at the Holiday Inn from 8:30 a m. to 4:15 p.m. Jan 21. It will be co-sponsored by Kirkwood Community college, the Cedar Rapids Chamber of Commerce and the Small Business administration. Registration. including lunch, will cost $8 Registration can be made with F. McDowell at Kirkwood. 398-5457. Accounting Change G.G. Workinger. president and chief executive officer of McQuay-Perfex, Inc., said the company will adopt the last-in, first-out (UFO) inventory method of accounting effective Dec. 31. The proposed change* is expected to reduce 1974 net earnings after taxes by an estimated $2,000,009 or $1.26 per share. Workinger said the change is desirable to minimize the effects of inflation on inventory valuation and profits and to provide a better matching of current costs with revenues in analyzing operating results. Tile firm has plants in Vinton and Washington. of the Cedar Rapids division of the Motor Club of Iowa. Owens has been with the American Automobile Assn. (AAA) for the last eight years, and for the prior seven years had been employed by Blue Cross and Blue Shield. Birr took an early retirement from Kresge’s in 1954 to take over the management of the Cedar Rapids Auto Club. In 1989. it merged with the Motor Club of Iowa. Birr, who became a vicepresident of the Motor Club of Iowa, has served on a number of health and welfare boards in Cedar Rapids and continues to be involved in civic affairs Owens is a native of Cresco. He and his wife have four sons. He is a member of St. Weneeslaus Catholic church in Iowa City, the Elks and American Legion. Bank Clearings Bank clearings for the week ended Dec. 27 totaled $14,301,-184, the clearing house has reported. This is down from the previous week’s clearings of $19,003,215. That week ended Dec 20. Clearings for the same week in 1973. ended Dec. 28. were $10,787,617. More than UNK) offers to buy. sell, rent. hire. or service daily in the want ads! building which has been the home office of the company since 1950 The expanded facilities are located at 518 Second avenue SF. Company President John C. Rice said that both the new building and the renovated building will be open for employes and their families from I to 5 p m today. Some    finishing work remains to he done and transfer of all supplies and equipment to new areas has not been completed During the building    and renovation project, departments were shifted    to temporary headquarters. In addition, some supplies and equipment were housed in a separate building at First avenue and Sixth street SE. The 35,000 square foot addition will expand the firm’s home office facilities by about 50 percent. The new four-story addition was finished on the exterior to blend with the 1950 structure and the entrance area — which leads both to the new building and the old building - was remodeled, including the addition of a marquee. IBM FACTORY RECONDITIONED ELECTRIC TYPEWRITERS QUALITY PRODUCTS AT ECONOMY erne cs 1 ••conditioned ly IIM Worrwity |y IM SttVKt Agrement Avoilobl* from IIM Sold By Erb’s Office Services, Inc. 1412 6th St. S.W. Cedar Rapids, Iowa 364-5159    338-3464 mmi “We sell better living 99 H. P. “CY” Stanton 377-1153 TOMMY TUCKER REALTY Realtors 365-6956 lf your money can earn the equivalent of 10% / 12% / 15% or more should you settle for 7%% and a free gift? One* you vc set aside enough money for your needs, what should you do with the rest? Wed let t compare two alternative* a SBL certificate vs tax exempt monteipoi bonds Right now, Saving* & Loon* are paying taxable interest rates from 5'/*% to 7Vj\ a yeor They H ohpn throw in a hee gift To earn maximum interest rotes, you ogree to leave your momey with them for 4 years. Oucdity tax-exempt municipal bonds ore yielding 6'/j% to 7% ond you pay no federal income tax on the imterest you corn Depending on your tax brachet, this is like getting the equivalent of 10%, 12%, I 5% or more of taxable income You can usUoMy withdraw your money horn a SBL any time ifs open. Unless you vc committed yourself to a long term deposit, in which case you ll lose much of your interest. lf you wont to sci a good quality bond before ifs dote of maturity, you'! always find a market Of course, lf today s record interest rotes climb even high*, you could lose money when you self On the other hand, if interest rates drop — ond we th.nit they will — you stand a good chonce for capitol gaels on your principal. You con deposit almost any omount of money m a savings occount Municipal bonds ore usually sold in multiples of 55.000 face *o!ue, but con come rn $ 1000 denominations. How about safety’ SBL account* ar* insured by the f S L I C. They re secure Top quality tax exempt mon*.pal bonds hove been second only to US Government bonds rn safely Either way. your investments ore wed secured In short, if you hove money — beyond what you need to meet on emergency — you con pro babiy torn more with your funds by investing rn quality to* exempt municipal bonds To find out how your money could earn toe taxable equivalent of 10%, I 2%, I 5% a year or more .contact us or return toe coupon below I WOULD LIKE MORE INFORMATION ON TAX-FREE MUNICIPAL BONDS Name Address Town State Phone Zip OPEN THURSDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY MORNING Dain, KAIMAN & Quail I Cedar Hums JRPORA?I O J f 363-8201 GHOUND f LOOR It WMH CLOAR MARIUS I A f>240l MEMBER NEW YORK STOCK EXCHANGE An Equal Opportunity Employer SIK Justice • CLE CT RIC