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THE AKOUS. SATURDAY, JULY 29, 1905:
FOIL THE MONTH OF AUGUST
.WMLL BUY $ LOT
This opportunity is yours. These terms of purchase are not obtainable anywhere else
and they may never be offered to you again. They are made thus easy so that every
workingman who reads this advertisement may own a lot and a home in East Moline with
money he is possibly losing by petty spending a home that must grow in value at once.
Because of the industrial conditions obtaining at East Moline, where 1,700 men with their
families are asking for houses, lot values must go up. Investments in these lots are safer
than the Savings Bank and much more profitable. Can you afford to let this opportunity
pass? It will pass you unless you accept it.
The easiest course for the workingman or the salaried man to pursue is to take his
wage and spend it for self. But is this good policy? If you have a family they should
'share in the benefits. If you do not have a family you probably will have some day.' The
habit of saving is one of the best habits to form. Save small portion of your surplus
earnings. Invest these savings where they are safe and profitable and in a few years the
result will surprise you. They will provide opportunity for your family and comfort in your
. declining years. Honest debt is always good policy, for it makes necessary the saving hab
it. You can afford to save one dollar a week from your earnings for investment and there
is no better investment open to you than a lot in East Moline at the price of $300 on the
terms here mentioned a lot that will soon be worth from $40 to $50 a front foot,
amounting to $1,600 to $2,000 a lot. Supposing the lot you buy for $300 is worth only
$1,000.00 in the time it takes you to pay for it, you will not only have saved the $300.00
you otherwise might have spent, but will have made a clear profit of 700.00. Is this not
worth a little self denial? Self denial is the foundation work of success.
THINK THIS PROPOSITION OVER SERIOUSLY AND READ THE R.EST OF THIS PAGE.
REASONS WHY EAST IVLOLINE LOT INVESTMENTS
ARE SAFE AND PROFITABLE.
TODAY EAST MOLINE IS AT ITS BEGINNING. THE EAST MOLINE LAND COMPANY OWNS OVER 1,000 ACRES OF LAND. ITS LAND PROBLEM WILL FIND ITS PROPER
SOLUTION IN THE SUCCESSFUL ESTABLISHMENT OF INDUSTRIES. ALREADY SIX LARGE FACTORIES HAVE BEEN LOCATED IN EAST MOLINE. THESE FACTORIES
NOW EMPLOY 2,200 MEN. THEY HAVE A CAPACITY OF 4.C00 MEN. THE PRESENT PLANT OF THE NEW SHOPS WILL EMPLOY 3,000 MEN AS SOON AS HOUSES MAY BE
... , PROVIDED FOR THEM. WHEN THE CAR REPAIR SHOPS ARE BUILT THE ROCK ISLAND PLANT WILL EMPLOY MORE MEN THAN ARE EMPLOYED IN ALL THE FACTORIES
AND SHOPS OF MOLINE TODAY. THESE MEN REPRESENT A LARGE POPULATION AND THEIR NATURAL PLACE TO LIVE IS EAST MOLINE. '
SEVERAL OTHER FACTORIES ARE TODAY NEGOTIATING FOR SITES. WE ARE IN CONSTANT ENERGETIC PURSUIT OF NEW FACTORIES. THI8 COMPANY'S INTER
. ESTS ARE SUBSERVED IN HIGHER VALUES, AND IT WILL KEEP ON ESTABLISHING FACTORIES AND INCREASING THE POPULATION SO LONG A9 IT HAS LOT8 FOR 8ALE.
THOSE WHO BUY LOTS AT THEIR PRESENT PRICES MUST BE BENEFITED BY HIGHER PRICES. INVESTMENTS THEREFORE IN THESE LOTS ARE STAPLE AND PROFIT
ABLE IN THE HIGHEST DEGREE.
SALE OF LOTS BEGINS TUESDAY. AUG. 1.
AND WILL CONTINUE DURING AUGUST. THIS IS A LIMITED SALE AND THESE TERMS WILL NOT LAST ALWAYS. YOU SHOULD TAKE ADVANTAGE OF THEM WHILE
YOU MAY. YOU WILL DOUBLE YO UR MONEY BEFORE THE LOT IS HALF PAID FOR. $1.00 DOWN AND 1.00 A WEEK WILL BUY THE BEST LOT IN EAST MOLINE. INTEREST
MAY BE PAID MONTHLY, HALF YEARLY OR YEARLY. PAYMENTS IN ANY AMOUNT WILL BE RECEIVED ANp INTEREST THEREON WILL CEASE ON THE DAY OF PAYMENT.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CALL AT THE OFFICE OF THE COMPANY. WITH MR. E. H. GUYER. MITCHELL & LYNDE BUILDING, ROCK ISLAND, OR 422'a SIXTEENTH
STREET, MOLINE. OR EAST MOLINE, CORNER FACTORY AVENUE AND THIRTEENTH STREET. i
T MOLIME LAME) CO
GEO. W. ROSS.
Gen era. 1 Manager.