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96      The Crisis Advertiser

Safely Secured First Mortgages and First Mortgage Bonds
Capital Demands Higher Wages
Capital that used to work for 3% to 4 1/2% is now demanding higher wages to meet the increased cost of living. We offer capital employment at 5 1/2% to 6% secured by first mortgage on newly improved Chicago income Real Estate, in the form of bonds, in amounts of $100, $300 and $500 and individual mortgages in the amounts from $1,000 to $25,000 in periods from one to six years. All titles guaranteed by Chicago Title and Trust Company, Capital and Surplus over Six Million Dollars. 
H. David Murray & Co.
Mortgage Brokers
Loans
Real Estate
Insurance
Bank Floor SE Cor State & 31st Sts
Chicago


Telling A Story
To friends who know you, you may be easy, but "putting one over" to strangers may be quite different.
Telling a busy, business man about your services or your merchandise is still less a "cinch," for he hears the same story every day a dozen or more times.
A clever speaker, before a sleepy or hostile audience, puts a good, stiff punch into his very first remark. This "knocks 'em off their feet" and they listen.
Your business letters may be good, but if they lack the "punch" they won't "pull." Correct business stationary is the "punch" that hits the busy man "right in the eye" and makes him read your letter.
We'll show you the sort of stationary we create, if you write us. 
We print for Mr. Conde Nast, of Vogue; we print The Crisis.
Robert N. Wood, Printing and Engraving
202 East 99th Street New York
'Phone 6667 Lenox

Mention The Crisis


THE CRISIS ADVERTISER      97

The very Business Opportunity for which YOU have been looking may possibly be here on this page.


SELLS LIKE HOT CAKES
[[image - drawing of an ironing wax in pad form]]
Agents wanted everywhere to sell this ironing wax in pad form. It perfumes the clothes with a lasting violet perfume. WAX-IN-PAD MANUFACTURERS
Lynbrook, New York


EARN WHILE YOU LEARN
A splendid opportunity for ambitious young men and women.
We teach Shorthand, Typewriting, Bookkeeping and Business Arithmetic, according to the latest methods of modern business science. Earnest, efficient instructors.
We also maintain an EMPLOYMENT BUREAU to assist our students and graduates in securing positions. Many of them now hold steady positions with some of New York's largest business houses. The service of the Bureau is FREE. Correspondence invited. Address
Harlem Commercial School
P. WALTER MOTTLEY, Principal
47 West 139th Street New York


$10.00 A DAY AND MORE TO LIVE AGENTS
100 per cent. profit; sells to every colored man and woman on earth. This is the quickest kind of easy money. Send 15 cents in stamps or coin for 50-cent sample and terms; money back if not satisfied at first glance.
INTERNATIONAL SPECIALTIES CO.
Republic Building Chicago, Ill.


SPARE TIME WORK
Colored agents, male or female, are wanted everywhere to take orders for our high-grade calling cards, invitations, etc. We are furnishing high-grade calling cards in correct styles and sizes for ladies or gentlemen at 50 cents for 100 or 25 cents for 50; no extra charge for address. Big demand everywhere. Liberal commissions allowed. Outfit free. Exclusive territory given. Write now for terms.
THE HOUSE OF CHOWNING
Indianapolis Indiana


$50 TO $100 A MONTH
EXPERIENCE NOT NEEDED-JUST SPARE TIME
[[image - logo, ILU]]
WANT ACTIVE MAN EACH LOCALITY
16 to 60 years. Introduce us to friends. Grand world-wide Society. Pays largest sick, injury, death benefits for smallest cost. Helpful, inspiring, PROFITABLE! Made thousands happy and prosperous. Why not YOU? Write quick for big Cash-Bonus offer.
I-L-U 238, COVINGTON, KY.


VENTRILOQUISM
Taught Almost Anyone at Home. Small cost. Send today 2ยข stamp for particulars and proof. O.A. SMITH, Room R, 823 Bigelow St.. PEORIA, ILL.


LEARN PIANO BY EAR IN A WEEK
Write F.W. LITTE
192 46th Street, Pittsburgh, Pa.

BOKARA DIAMONDS. Agents, everyone, to wear and sell our famous Bokara diamonds. Write for sample offer and catalogue free.
NORTHWESTERN JEWELRY COMPANY
Dept. 24
2141 Summerdale Ave. Chicago, Ill.


LET US START YOU IN BUSINESS ANYWHERE
Don't be a wage slave; get out of the rut; get grit and develop backbone and go in business for yourself.  If you are capable of earning from $5 to $10 a day you are the person we are looking for.  By uniting with us you are on a beeline to large income and independence.  WRITE NOW FOR OUR PROPOSITION!
The NELSON SUPPLY COMPANY
Silverware Specialties Harrisburg, Pa.


JUST THINK OF IT
Gordon Safety Razors made to retail for 25c. Shaves as smoothly as some of the high-priced razors.  Splendid seller. Will last a lifetime.  Sample, 10c.
GORDON COMPANY
Northwestern Building Chicago, Ill.


RELIABLE,LIVE, RESPONSIBLE MEN
who can sell real estate can MAKE MORE than $200 PER MONTH acting as AGENTS for the sale of our properties in MUSKOGEE and TAFT, OKLAHOMA.  The real coming country where there are opportunities and openings for all.  Write us to-day, giving your age and experience, and we will offer you a FINE PROPOSITION WHICH WILL MAKE YOU MONEY.  Address
REEVES REALTY CO.
Department C
217 Flynn-Ames Bldg. Muskogee, Okla.


$25.00 PER WEEK
may be made in commissions by parties handling "History of Negro Soldiers in Spanish-American War" combined with "History of the Negro Race." 400 pages, 50 illustrations. Price $1.25 net.
Address:
E.A. Johnson 
154 Nassau Street New York

MENTION THE CRISIS.
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