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THURSDAY THE ROCK ISLAND ARGUS SEPTEMBER 25, 1919.
SALE OF HOMES SSY GOVERNMENT BEGINS FRIDAY l'urchase of Houses From Corpora tion Will Be Open to Ten ants Till Oct. S. The sale of the 650 government linuses in Rock Island, Moline and East Moline to tenants now occupy ing them will begin tomorrow, ac cording to announcement made by fhe United States Housing Cor poration, with Rock Island head quarters in the People's National bakn building. The sale to tenants will continue till Oct. 8, when the tune expires for the tenants' first ritrht of purchase. Authorized sale agents will call at every house, discuss terms of purchase, answer questions of ten ants and be prepared to close the transaction. - Terms for sale are announced as follows : I'pon cash payment of 10 pers cent of the purchase price, the .ser will be given deed, and will rJir back note aud trust deed for be balance, payable in equal monthly installments of 1 per cent of the purchase P&ice, which will be applied first to the payment of interest at the rate of 6 per cent per annum on the purchase price remaining unpaid from time to time, and the balance to the pay ment of the principal. The buyer may pay more than the required o mount at any time, so decreasing the interest. A special privilege will be granted those unable to make the 10 per cent at the time of pur chase. They may make cash pay ment of the amount of rent which thiy have been paying, plus $10 per month and continue these pay ments monthly until they have paid 10 per cent of the principal of the purchase price, when tbey will be given the deed, and will return note and trust deed, and continue payments at-the rate of 1 per cent of the purchase price. In addition to the monthly pay ments, the purchaser will be re quired to keep the house insured against loss by fire, and to pay all general taxes and special assess ments of the property. The homes cost on an average, $5,288. The price and terms are said to be more reasonable than any which may again be offered, and in buying direct from the gov ernment, the purchaser is acquir ing a home more advantageously than will again be possible. After the expiration of the time for purchase by the tenants, on Oct. 8. the property will be offered for sale to others. Renters who 1o not wish to occupy may be given as long as six months before they are required to move. Board Fixes Prices. Edward S. Jndd represents the housing corporation as sales agent, and O. G. Sherman is oper ating representative. Prices were established by the board of survey, consisting of Calvin K. Williams representing the central works council of the United States ar senal; Ben Jacobson, president of the Tri-City Federation of I-abor; William H. Kimball, civil engineer; William C. Johnson, president of the Real Estate assocation of the state of Illinois and K. S. Judd. Appraisal of the houses was com pleted about a week ago, and the report sent to Washington for ap proval. The office of the corporation will remain open to take care of pay ments after the houses are sold. ! and contracts will be turned over to local agents a-soon as the work of the selling agents is complete. Km ployed in the local office are: O. G. Sherman, Peter Stauduhar. Herman C. Hornet. A. R. Gray, and Miss Leota Wharton. PARLOR MEETING AT SKINNER HOME FIRST OF SERIES PASSES RATE COMROL BILL. Woshington, Sept 25. The house passed and set to conference a bill granting authority to the in terstate commerce commission to regulate rates with the same power it exercised prior to government control. SIGHT M HOOL CLASSES FORMLNG. Yon can start Brown's Business college night school tonight. An excellent way to spend your evenings. One of the interesting features of the Sunday campaign is the Thurs day morning service conducted by Rev. Billy Sunday constituting what have been called parlor meetings. The first of these was held this morning at the residence of Mayor C. P. Skinner of Moline. I They are invitation affairs and the i Skinner home was filled with people anxious to hear the evange list at close range. He took as his subject "The Lost Word" and from that drew the characteristic lessons which he can do so well. These meetings are arranged with the purpose In mind of reach ing a class of people that might not otherwise be brought under the influence of his preaching and tbey have proved of great benefit. Mr. Rodeheaver sang and the meeting was a splendid one in every particular. deputies that it was because the French felt that the League of Na tions was an insufficient guarantee for some years to come that the protective treaties of alliance be tween France, Great Britain and the United States were drawn up. j LONG VIEW PARK I RESIDENTS HOLD I ; PRAYER MEETINGS GtyBrrcfr R. I. Clean Towel Service Phou R. I. 243 Tri-City Towel Supply company. Davenport 934. j Ucv. J. T. Mordy. pastor of the , Central Presbyterian church, who , hen najnpt! chairman of the : Draver mectine cumuiittee of the ! leader. I Long View park district for the two moruitijis a week in the inter est of the Billy Sunday campaign, lias announced four meetings for tomorrow morning. They will be held at the following homes with the named leaders: Mrs. Harold Arndt, 1"3S Fif- The meetings are to last on! teenth ft reel, Mrs. J. T. Mordy. I one-half hour, and they beg; leader; Mrs. C. L. Jobation. 1017 ' promptly at 10 o'clock. The f i r .- ! ourteenttn-anu-a-tiaii street. I ir. of tiio series was new lat lucsn.; J. If. Gibson, leader; ."ilrs. Marry morning at the Central I'resbM.' r Shifter. 1011 Thirteenth ave- ian church, when .Mrs. . A. Hun i:iie. Mrs. K. M. liufferfieM. li-mlrr. ' day. wife of the evangelist, wan tli ami Mrs. K. A. Zeigler, 1840 Th r I leuJer, unil fine urged that x'r tfenth street. Mrs. Alex Quisi . j work in this district be carried aggressively. 1 " IIIIIIIIIIIM EXPLADf SEED OP TREATIES. Parts, Sept. 25. Premier Clem enceau said In the chamber of w ft t WfM jnyn pun tb w w HONESTY of the manufacturers of "ELK BRAND" vinegars and pickles, is proved by several indisputeable facts. First Four years before the pure food law went into effect, the present stockholders of the Dav enport Vinegar & Pickling Works, resolved unanimously to discon tinue the sale of bulk vinegars lather than compete with cheap imitations on-the market'and de fraud the public. On the first d.iy t!iat the pure food law went into eflecr, we were on the market with a otrictly pure article and have bee:i selling the same finality ever since. We offer a reward trt" $1,000 for the name of another vinegar house which can prove it did fie s-anie. Watch our aus fur further proofs. Do you believe in encour asing honesty? If so, insist on LLK BRA.N'D. If not. buy other brands is mi allow the honest man to starve. DAVENPORT VIS" KG A It & PICKLING WORKS. (Adv.) mT ROCK ISLAND, ILL". 3fSE A Car Load of Bacon Prime First Quality Government IsLeat On Sale Friday Morning At READY-MADE PRICES Try On" System of Fitting 12 lb. Cans Three 4 lb. Pieces in Can This is Al Best Quality A POUND U. S. Bacon lished W )f) TO 1904' I W J 550 W3 - rsy i r .in jMf. K m i i - - i f ., 1 IV" FL00-RLIC 7 trr-l .... , j p-.-- . l : y ' I "'ivM4 1 U'- 1 777 " ,r ta, J. , -'! vj - ill We baste our coats over customer's form before finishing. This assures him of a correct fitting-coat. 1 1 Illinois Theater Building On Sale in Delicatessen Shop Main Floor Across From Postoffice i , : i ljlli!liliilltlil!Slli!!l!!l! Beautiful Interiors Mafie Cheerful Homes A bright, cheerful home promotes con tentment. Our surroundings have much to do with our happiness and health. Tastefully decorated interiors play a large part in promoting that desirable home atmosphere. Flat-Tone the long oil wall paint which makes walls beautiful and washable. - Scar-Not a durable, waterproof varnish for woodwork. 4 Floorlac "the all-around varnish stain" of a hundred uses here, there, everywhere about the bouse. See us today about interior and exterior finishing. McKINLEY HARDWARE CO. 227 18th Street tittJm I-M1W rKT PH.filli II .1 . il ... I .11 'i III! I I I A 11 i?1 m Rock Island, 111., Sept. 25, 1919. UNITED STATES HOUSING CORPORATION 402 Peoples National Bank Bldg., Rock Island, III. An nouncement f Sale of Government Hon se The sale of the Government houses in Rock Island, Moline and East Moline to the tenants now occupying them will begin FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 26th Opportunity will be given the tenants to purchase until Wednesday, Oct. 8, at 9 P. M A notice has been mailed to each tenant, giving com plete information relative to purchase and terms of sale. Our authorized representatives will call at every house, present his credentials, answer any questions and close arrangements for purchase. Any houses not bought by tenants will be offered to others after the sale to tenants is closed. Every American citizen wishes to own his own home. The present opportunity to PURCHASE DIRECT FROM THE GOVERNMENT ON EASY TERMS of payment and at advantageous prices will never again arise. Prompt decision on your part is necessary. Make your arrangements and close purchase at once. i I It ! 1 If you are not a tenant fill out and mail the coupon below i mediately (Signed) E. S. JUDD, 1 Sale Representative O. G. SHERMAN, Operating Representative Name - Address Occupation . ; .Where Employed ... . .-. I can make a cash pament of $ Location of house wanted . . . Mail to U. S. Housing Corporation Room 402 Peoples National Bank Bldg., Rock Island, 111. f 1 j I i i i 11 i-1 J