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And, after all, there is no place things, in miniature, will be seen by the where one feels the greatness of the thousands who go to the World's Fair Prudential quite so much as in the vast at St. Louis. They will find in the Prugranite piles which have been raised for dential's exhibit in the Palace of Educathe company's home buildings. They tion a fine model of all the buildings, and rise above the Jersey meadows as also the fullest data concerning life inGibraltar does above the sea, a convinc surance that have ever been brought ing witness, surely, to the growth and to together. the strength of the Prudential. But But the last word about the Prudenthey are not a cold, gray rock, but a liv tial is not told at any Exposition. It ing organism throbbing from vital con is found in the 5,500,000 policies which tact with millions of policy-holders. form a stupendous exhibit on the value There are now four of these great build- of life insurance in developing thrift, ings, all occupied by the company. safe investment, and home protection in
To-day the Prudential is paying over a nation. Of course, such an exhibit 300 claims a day, or about forty each could never have been possible if the working hour. On many policies settle- Prudential had not worked out safe polment is made within a few hours by icies that would meet the broad needs the superintendent of the district; on of the American people. the large policies a report is sent imme
Herbert S. Houston. diately to the home office and settlement authorized by telegraph. And on over 45 per cent. of the claims more money is paid than the policy calls for. From the beginning the Prudential has followed lines of great liberality, whether in dealing with the family where the policy is kept in the bureau drawer, or with the estate of the millionaire.
It would be interesting to describe the broad activities that hum in the great buildings at Newark, but they would more than require an entire article themselves. So, too, with the equipment and furnishings of the buildings which, in the way of complete adjustment to their particular work, are probably unequaled in the world. For example, in the actuarial department is a card machine, invented by the actu HOME OFFICES PRUDENTIAL INSURANCE CO. ary of the company, which can do
Newark, N. J. all but think. But many of these
The Atlantic Monthly Advertiser
Another Royal Tribute to
London, England, March 31, 1904. The Aeolian Company, New York:
Gentlemen: 'I am gratified to inform you that we have received an order from His Royal Highness, the Prince of Wales, for two Pianolas—one for himself and one for Her Majesty, Queen Alexandra.
We have now supplied Pianolas to all the members of the Royal Family.
G. W. REED.
English Royal family, all of whom have purchased Pianolas
His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales Queen Alexandra The Duke of Connaught Her Royal Highness
Her Royal Highness The Duchess of fife
The Princess Christian Her Royal Highness
Her Royal Highness The Princess Charles Ja n Princess Henry of Battenberg Her Royal Highness
Her Royal Highness The Princess Victoria
The Duchess of Argyle
It is interesting to know that every member of the English Royal Family has purchased a piano-player. It is significant that in every instance it has been a Pianola.
The Pianola is the standard piano-player of the world.
Its musical superiority is universally conceded by the greatest musicians of this country and Europe.
Its mechanical excellence is everywhere recognized. It is the most scientifically designed and carefully constructed instrument of this type in the world.
The Metrostyle Pianola, the popular model, costs $300. This is somewhat more than the price of other piano-players, but wherever it is a question of quality and not of price the Pianola is universally the instrument selected.
The Aeolian Company
Agents in all principal cities