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THE OLD MILL. VZ
IKE. HODERK 3^ILL.
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Fifty years of progress^, s,
T' t, 'Stft
The above cartoon shows that.
It shows fifty years of agricultural and industrial
It shows what fifty years have done for the man who
tills the soil.. Look at this cartoon again. Hang it on
the wall. .,.
Look at it every- morning, Look at it every night
Get it pictured in your mind.
It will de you good.
It is the kind of picture you should think about. It
will show you some reasons why things are as they are.
It will show you why you work and why the other fellow
profits from your work.
y... Do you wonder that Patten gets riclt—and you stay
Patten. ^e,™Jold^ewgtly made *2ft£JOO over
ftp"'® *L 'Ktfi
He made" iMt
-fri* didn't make
FARGO, NORTH DAKOTA, OCTOBER 14, 1915
^WONDER WHY" MV
PATH E GOT MORE
EATH^B- GOING HOME.
JlMJIiED HOME vr&HEN AND NOW:
.' 'Number 4
He doesn't raise wheat.
He gambles in it.
He bets on the price of wh^at. Xhis, time he bet tjvf!
•price would: fall. .'.V.'\!T*".'ir'
It did. He made $200,006. thai $200,000 represents
your loss. You lost $200,000 on your wheat crop. You
didn't lose the wheat. You lost the price.
*'. Patten didn't get the wheat. He got the price. Tht
"transaction took place on paper.
Now look at the above cartoon once more. ^'T'
1865. That was fifty years ago. Farining was dif
^ferent then. It was more simple. It was dene with
limple machinery. Now the machinery is more complex.
W|t- is much-more productive. Mr. 1915 Farmer can pro
^-l^ duce many timet as much as his grandfather could Jin.
And what happens?f^^^^|^^%f^^,,
Mr. H65JF,ar^er drove Wwa,,to th« mW^Mi the
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