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J. R. Marquisee ..
Bank of Valley City
Thompson Yards, Inc.
Anderson Clothing Co.
Right Price Mercantile Co.
Myhro & Aldahl Merc. Co.
The Closer Home
HERE'S AN ILLUSTRATION OF WHAT
A SINGLE DOLLAR WILL DO IN A WEEK'S
TIME WHEN KEPT IN THE HOMETOWN:
A banker in a western city of less than 20,000
population marked a single dollar bill.with the ini
structions that same should be kept in that city and
each transaction in which this dollar bill was con-
dollar bill to be returned to the bank at the end of
one week's'time. The dollar bill was pa§sed out t^i
a customer on Monday morning and .by the end
the week it had been heard from exactly 128 times,
each time figuring in a transaction among home
people in their home town. It had paid butchers!
grocers,dry goods merchants,hard ware merchants,
the landlord, the ice man, the laundry man, the milk
man, the wash woman, and had served dozens of
THE WEEKLY TIMES-RECORD. /ALLEY CITY. NORTH DAKOTA
KEEP YOUR TRADE DOLLARS AT-HOME AND YOU WILL HAVE MORE
DOLLARS AT HOME TO KEEP
IT TAKES A SHORTER TIHE TQ TCgAVEL A SHORT DISTANCE THAN A
LONG ONE—THE SAME 1$ TRUE OF MONEY—READ
THE FOLLOWING EXAHPLE
cerned to be reported to the bank, and the original *u:„v ..
other useful purposes. One resident reported that Jits citizens a happier lot, because WHATEVER
the bill had passed through his hands on three differ- MAKES FOR' PROSPERITY OF A COM
ent occasions during the week, each time to be_. Ml'XITY, MAKES FOR THE HAPPINESS
passed on with its important mission of usefulness' OF ITS CITIZENS. ..
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Prosperity and Happiness Go Hand in Hand
The iollowin^ merchants, banking and other business interests of Val'ey City are in
hearty accord with the "Buy at Home" movenent and hi^ve pledged their co opera
tion and support toward the success of the -campaign:
Dakota Drug Col
O. C. IIustad & Son
A merican National Bank
Straus Clothing Co.
Northern Seed Co."
First National Bank
Valley City Grocery Co,
Middlewest Trust Co.
||just tjpink what it means
carried out of the city of
-V .•• T-'.
This illustration shows in a conclusive manner
what a single dollar can do when kept at home.
It proves beyond the question of a doubt the utter
folly of taking or sending your money out of town
to be spent. Just think, dear reader, what it means
when a single dollar will pay or help to pay 128
obligations in your home town in a single week
a a a a
the thousands of these obligations that now exist.
Think of the hundreds of accounts that are now
carried on the books of the merchants and business
men in all lines that could be wiped out in a
Surely the town would be more prosperous and
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every dollar that is now
,H THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 1917.
City was kept
H. H. Knipra1h .& Co.
J. C. Penny, Golden Rule Store
The Siegfried Pharmacy
M. H. Drtfyer,:jfl?flWli'ilis
F. W. Heidel
Peo pies Co-operatiye Trad ingCo.'
Northwest Nursery Co.
C. C. Chaffee
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