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Among The New Year's Resolutions Let The First Be To Secure a Hoeme During 1923
Now Is The Time To Invest
Neat 5 Room Bungalow in
Edgewood, Lot 80x120, for
$4600; $500 cash and $50 Mo.
B. E. Perkins
Agenc yine .
Insure Your New Home with Our Firm.
Office: Old Reymond Building
Do not make any purchases without inspecting my line.
50,000 Rolls in Stock at All Times.
Satisfaction or No Pay.
Imported and Domestic
Wall Paper and
Decorations For 1923
338 Laftayette Street Telephone 200
I furnish all material and finish your job
before I ask one cent.
WHITE FAN FLOUR
More of it sold thea any other brad of siilar grade flour between latchesz, iss, and New Orleans
Distributed Only By
LOUIS LEVY GROCER CO. LTD.
YOU SHOULD SECURE A HOME. 4
The wise man will secure a home for his family and a refuge
Sfor himself in his old age where he will be free of that constant
dread of rent day or removal in case of inability to meet the de
mand of an unsympathizing landlord. There are but few able
bodied men in this community unable to purchase a city or sub- :
urban lot of ground on the installment plan and that too with
funds spent unnecessarily for things that have no stability. Nev- :4
er in the history of Baton Rouge, with the exception of a time "
when European sovereigns were issuing land grants to attract .
emigrants, has it been made so easy to acquire a homestead as
at this time, thanks to our liberal realtors and homestead asso
ciations. The time was and not so long ago when property could
only be purchased by making a substantial cash payment and
a mortgage, whereas now a lot of ground in any of the several
subdivisions can be secured by payments of monthly installments,
so small as scarcely to be felt by an average wage earner, while
homestead associations are ready at all times to furnish funds $
with which to improve the property and this too at a slightly ;
more than customary rent."
He who is content with renting another's property will find
himself in middle or old age homeless where by exercise of timely ;
prudence and care for the future welfare of himself and family :
She might sit under his own "vine and fig tree." Home owning ;
is the essence of Americanism. The home owner takes greater
Sinterest in public affairs than tenant or renter. He becomes di
rectly interested in the selection of public officials and disposal
Sof public funds. He is a permanent resident and has a voice in .
all public affairs and should he wish to change his residence he
has something to sell that others will purchase.
Most persons spend more money monthly on fleeting pleas
ure of non essentials than would suffice to pay monthly install
Sments on a homestead, only the wise and prd'vident understand X
S"there is no place like home."
You owe it to yourself, your wife and children to secure a "
home while yet in the prime of manhood when your earning ca
pacity is greatest. Do not delay but seek a realtor named on this X
page and learn from him how easily you may become a home
.In the Center of Developments
SOiOn a Hardsurfac ed Road
; Do you realize that you can buy a lot 50x125, with electric 3
S lights, concrete sidewalks, graveled streets, shade trees, x
Sand water, for prices ranging frony$425 to $575, on easy
S terms of $25 cash, and the balance at $10 per month? Do :
not hesitate, when an opportunity like this presents itself,
for it is better to buy now, than in the future to wish that
S you had bought. .
SYOU HAVE SEEN THE REST-NOW BUY THE BEST.
Phone No. 36 210 Third St. Phone 2590-J J
"EFFICIENCY AND SERVICE"
Gottlieb & Percy
31 YEARS OF INSURANCE SERVICE
BATON ROUGE, LA.
Phone 350 307 Florida St.
Some Fires Small and Others Great;
Insure Here Before Too Late.
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For Wall Paper,
Wall Paper Co.
Our Prices Are Right
Nothing Better Than a
Home of Your Own
The first paymenit oin a home or a lot is ideal
Sfor a Christmas gift-
Think It Over
ý"We can servc von.
Mortgage Loan & Realty
345 Florida St. Phone 1940
We cordially invite you to become a shareholder and de
positor in this worthwhile institution. A savings account
with us is a safety valve against financial disaster and when
Skept up will continually strengthen your credit.
Paid-up Shares issued in multiples of $100 bear 7%7 in
terest from date of issue. Running shares, $1 a month a
share; any larger amount can be deposited on running
Sshares, and balance paid monthly; earn interest at the rate
of 7%, compounded semi-annually. Funds left to accumu
Slate at compound interest double every ten years.
Union omestead *
(Member Louisiana State Homestead League)
211 Roumain Building, Baton Rouge, La.
* Sami G. Laycock, Pres. I. M. Causey, Vice- Pres.
Ben R. Mayer, Secretary-Treasurer