The House of Protection: By Griffin M. Lovelace...endorsed by the National Association of Life Underwriters

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Harper & brothers, 1921 - Insurance, Life - 129 pages
 

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Page 105 - Therefore whosoever heareth these sayings of mine, and doeth them, I will liken him unto a wise man, which built his house upon a rock: and the rain descended, and the floods came, and the winds blew, and beat upon that house; and it fell not: for it was founded upon a rock.
Page 9 - And every one that heareth these sayings of mine and doeth them not, shall be likened unto a foolish man, which built his house upon the sand : and the rain descended, and the floods came, and the winds blew, and beat upon that house; and it fell: and great was the fall of it.
Page 50 - Glorious Opportunity to Get Rich Quick Invest In THE CALIFORNIA RANCHING COMPANY Now being organized to start a cat ranch in California We are starting a cat ranch in California with 100,000 cats. Each cat will average 12 kittens a year. The cat skins will sell for 30 cents each. One hundred men can skin 5000 cats a day.
Page 51 - So, we'll have rats to feed each day to each cat. Now what shall we feed the rats? We will feed the rats the carcasses of the cats after they have been skinned. Now Get This We feed the rats to the cats, and the cats to the rats, and get the cat skins for nothing. Shares are selling at 5 cents each, but the price will go up soon. Invest while opportunity knocks at your door.
Page 50 - The rats win breed twelve times faster than the cats. So we'll have four rats to feed each day to each cat. Now what shall we feed the rats? We will feed the rats the carcasses of the cats after they have been skinned. Now GET THIS We feed the rats to the cats and the cats to the rats, and get the cat skins for nothing. Shares are selling at five cents each, but the price will go up soon. INVEST WHILE OPPORTUNITY KNOCKS AT YOUR DOOR.
Page 117 - One of the first and most important things to do is to get a tolerable teacher.
Page 79 - What can a man do to protect his own family? My own wife is just like her — too busy in her home duties to learn anything about the business world. It seems that the better wife and mother a woman is, the surer she is to be an easy mark for sharpers, when protection is removed.
Page 46 - quick' list consists of the names of people of small means who have lately inherited money. A company which retails a list of this sort to five promoters adds to it week by week and gets a very high price. The names are obtained through a clipping agency, which may (or may not) be an innocent partner in the crime. The agency is under contract to furnish to the 'name broker' all printed details of the settlement of small country estates.
Page 46 - ... which may (or may not) be an innocent partner in the crime. The agency is under contract to furnish to the namebroker all printed details of the settlement of small country-estates. Again, legal notices very often contain valuable names. The house-organs published by some lifeinsurance companies have long lists of recent beneficiaries. These names are the finest possible grist for the mills.

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