The Shawnee News. (Shawnee, Okla.), Vol. 14, No. 260, Ed. 1 Wednesday, March 30, 1910 Page: 6 of 8
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TIE NffEB II HURT
In Modern commercial life the man with money occupies a powerful
position; his field of usefullness is so distinct that we may easily define
him as a potent factor in every walk of life.
The trouble with the average man is that as soon as a "proposi-
tion" is presented to him, he begins to think—NOT OF ITS ADVANT-
AGES but of its objections.
There is no proposition so criticism proof that a man can not damn
it very satisfactory in his own mind—but his conclusions will not alter
Why did John Robatham believe in investments?
Because He Was Not Skeptical.
John Robotham's Investment in Prudential
.Stock $329,363.60 for $2,200
A Story In Figures.
Par Value of Shares - - - $
Purchased Oct. 13, 1875, 20 shares and paid 20
per cent, on amount to
The balance ammounting to 800.00 was paid up
in cash dividends.
Paid for 40 shares more on July 17, 1879, in
cash-#2,000 received as stock dividends from
time to time - - - 913.97 l-OO
shares [having a par value of $45,698.501 Sold
373,97-100 shares,minimum price per share
$275.OO. - - - 102,841.75
Received in cash dividends - 46,521.85
Price offered for 600 shares still held 180,000.00
Returnee to him $329,36a.60
Onhis original investment $ 2,200.00
The Shawnee Life Insurance Company gives you the sameopportunity today to buy a block of th eirCapital Stock
at $20.00 per share—Buy a block of this stock to day before the advance and lay the keystone for an independent in-
come in future years.
J. W McRAE SALES MANAGER,
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The Shawnee News. (Shawnee, Okla.), Vol. 14, No. 260, Ed. 1 Wednesday, March 30, 1910, newspaper, March 30, 1910; Shawnee, Oklahoma. (https://gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc89967/m1/6/: accessed April 17, 2021), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, https://gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.