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Opportunity and You (May, 1929)

Opportunity and You

YOUNG men standing on the threshold of their careers often say, “Opportunity is dead. There aren’t the chances for making money that there once were.” No assumption could be more false. It is always true that the chances of a man’s making a huge fortune are highly problematical.

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Her Cookie Time Is Christmas Time (Dec, 1950)

Her Cookie Time Is Christmas Time

When her fellow townsmen found out about a Milwaukee woman’s Christmas cookies, they swamped her with orders, with no consideration for price.

DORIS ANN KRUPINSKI
Photographs by Doris Ann and Joseph J. Krupinski

Mrs. Earl Jacobson of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, has proved that Christmas cookie baking is not only easy and lots of fun, but profitable too. To those of us who may spend an entire day struggling with one fancy cookie recipe, Mrs. Jacobson’s record of 325 dozen cookies in three days seems unbelievable.

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$8,000 to $10,000 YEARLY – Make Money Out of Others’ Fun (Feb, 1909)

$8,000 to $10,000 YEARLY – Make Money Out of Others’ Fun

Pleasing: the Public Pays Bis: Profits and owners of our famous attractions frequently make from $8,000 to $10,000 every year. We make everything in the Riding Gallery line from a hand-power Merry-Go-Round to the highest grade Carousselles.

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FLEECY RUGS FROM SHEEP PELTS (Mar, 1950)

FLEECY RUGS FROM SHEEP PELTS

Two Louisiana women discover that they can increase the monetary value of a sheep pelt nine times by turning it into a fluffy, white rug.

WALLY SCHULZ

Living near De Ridder, Louisiana, are two hobbyists who don’t count sheep (when they retire for the evening) but do count sheep pelts. They are Mrs. Virginia Dittmeyer and Mrs. Dot Graber, who live in the sheep-raising territory of their home state.

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DON’T BE A WAGE SLAVE (Feb, 1909)

DON’T BE A WAGE SLAVE

Make $3,000.00 to $5,000.00 a Year. Be a Doctor of Mechano-Therapy

Illustrated BOOK: How To Become A Mechano-Therapist

Sent To Any Address FREE

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$513 Clear Profit in 51 Days from an Investment of $150 (Feb, 1909)

$513 Clear Profit in 51 Days from an Investment of $150

In the result from the operation of one American Box Ball Alley in Sullivan, Ind. Why not go into this business yourself? It is the most practical and popular bowling game in existence. It will make big money in any town.

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REVOLUTIONARY NEW BUSINESS With GIANT SIZE CONFECTION (Mar, 1941)

REVOLUTIONARY NEW BUSINESS With GIANT SIZE CONFECTION

JUST CAN’T STOP EATING THEM

Dwarfs Other 10c Sellers On The Candy Counter

Giant Crispettes — the newest money-making sensation —many times the size of a candy bar, as big as a dinner plate, sells for only 10c. This tantalizing, toothsome, giant creation of popcorn, honey, molasses, corn syrup, butter goes “like wild.” Super Stores, taverns, confectioneries, etc., do the selling. Hundreds of outlets in every town. Profits are exceptional.

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NEW ROADS TO URANIUM RICHES (Jan, 1954)

NEW ROADS TO URANIUM RICHES

Uncle Sam is paying fortunes these days for uranium ore, and it’s easy to find, too. What are you waiting for?

By Lester David

ABOUT a year ago, a tall chap from Minneapolis l knocked at the door of the Atomic Energy Commission headquarters in Grand Junction, Col., and asked to see one of the staff scientists. Ushered into the office of Dr. Al Rasor, he said he’d heard a lot about uranium prospecting and would like to try his hand.

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He Found a Lobster-Pot of Gold (Jul, 1952)

He Found a Lobster-Pot of Gold

Ed Myers migrated from Princeton to Maine and he found it paid off to send live lobsters on long trips, too.

By H. W. Kellick

“YOU’RE crazy!” lobstermen told Ed Myers when he informed them he was going to ship live Maine lobsters direct to homes of seafood lovers all over the country.

“Who ever heard of selling live lobsters by mail!” friends chided.

“It’s utterly impossible,” the experts advised.

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Brainstorms Can Bring You BONANZAS! (Oct, 1952)

Brainstorms Can Bring You BONANZAS!

By DOUGLAS J. INGELLS

DO YOU know how to build a secret ray gun for 2c? Can you design, develop and produce a treasure-seeker or mine detector that will cost only a nickel? Or build a radar or television set that sells for a dime? Perhaps you could handle an assignment to design a jet plane—sale price 5c—that really flies? Or, how about those other bright ideas for trick gadgets and paper toys sailing around in your noggin!

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