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HIGHLY PAYING OCCUPATIONS. – ONE THOUSAND WAYS TO MAKE FORTUNE

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ONE THOUSAND WAYS TO MAKE FORTUNE – CHAPTER XXXV. HIGHLY PAYING OCCUPATIONS. Some Golden Plums–What Electrical Experts Get–The Confidential Man–Rapid Rise of an Advertising Agent–Editors in Clover–Railroad Presidents Come High–A $25,000 Engineer–The Paying Berths in Medicine–Some Astonishing Lawyers’ Fees–What Vanderbilt Paid a Steamboat Man. There are some positions in which enormous salaries are paid. They…

FORTUNE IN SPECULATION. – ONE THOUSAND WAYS TO MAKE FORTUNE

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ONE THOUSAND WAYS TO MAKE FORTUNE – CHAPTER XXX. FORTUNE IN SPECULATION. True Stories that are Stranger than Fiction–Fortune’s Great Army–The Rise of Jay Gould–The Meteoric Career of James Fisk–Ferdinand Ward, the Napoleon of Finance–How Vanderbilt Made a Million in a Day–A Man who was Devoured by both Bulls and Bears–Some Rules for Timid Investors–John…

FORTUNE IN WASTE MATERIAL. – ONE THOUSAND WAYS TO MAKE FORTUNE

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ONE THOUSAND WAYS TO MAKE FORTUNE – CHAPTER XXVIII. FORTUNE IN WASTE MATERIAL. The American People Waste More Fortunes than Other Nations Make–The Shoreditch Experiment in England–The Tonner System of Germany–Millions in Ashes–Coal Fortunes Waiting to be Picked Up–Astonishing Possibilities in Irrigation–Tons of Tin Thrown Away Every Day–$5,000,000 Lost in Sulphur Every Year–A Fortune Waiting…

MISCELLANEOUS WAYS OF MAKING FORTUNE. – ONE THOUSAND WAYS TO MAKE FORTUNE

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ONE THOUSAND WAYS TO MAKE FORTUNE – CHAPTER XXIX. MISCELLANEOUS WAYS OF MAKING FORTUNE. Odd Ways of Making Fortune–Millions for Cents–How to Live Without Paying Rent–X-Rays and X-Bills–Fortunes in Old Iron–Newspapers, Like Wine, Increase in Price With Age–High Price for a Wig–900 per cent. Profit in Old Books–What the “Old Furniture Man” Makes–The Five-cent Millionaire–Profits…

FORTUNE IN THE SEA. – ONE THOUSAND WAYS TO MAKE FORTUNE

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ONE THOUSAND WAYS TO MAKE FORTUNE – CHAPTER XXVII. FORTUNE IN THE SEA. The Magician who Makes Gold Swim–$30,000,000 in a Shoal of Cod–200 per cent. Profits in Salmon–How French Sardines are Made in Maine–Vast Fortune in Bivalves–John Bull, Brother Jonathan, and the Seal Fisheries–Chasing a Greenland Whale–Old Salts who Have Made their “Pile”–Why Salt…

FORTUNE IN THE FOREST. – ONE THOUSAND WAYS TO MAKE FORTUNE

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ONE THOUSAND WAYS TO MAKE FORTUNE – CHAPTER XXVI. FORTUNE IN THE FOREST. Unappreciated and Unappropriated Wealth in Trees–$5,000,000 Burned in Florida Forests–Reckless Waste of Timber–An Opportunity to Gain Prosperityin Paper Cane–Chances in Cedar–Small Spools Help to Wind Great Fortunes–How Some People Throw Away $50,000 a Year. There is doubtless more fortune in the forests…

FORTUNE IN AMUSEMENTS. – ONE THOUSAND WAYS TO MAKE FORTUNE

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ONE THOUSAND WAYS TO MAKE FORTUNE – CHAPTER XXIV. FORTUNE IN AMUSEMENTS. Fortune in Fun–Salary of a “Star”–Prosperityin “A Parlor Match”–A Pianist Who Got $2,500 a Night–How to Get a Start on the Stage–A New Field for the Amusement Artist–Humor and Hard Cash in Shadowgraphs–What Max O’Rell Earned on the Lecture Platform–Fortune in the Traveling…

FORTUNE IN BUILDING MATERIALS. – ONE THOUSAND WAYS TO MAKE FORTUNE

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ONE THOUSAND WAYS TO MAKE FORTUNE – CHAPTER XXIII. FORTUNE IN BUILDING MATERIALS. Boundless Wealth in Brick, Wood and Stone–Farmers Who have Untouched and Unknown Mines–A Man With 2,000,000 Acres–How a Farmer Astonished a Lawyer–A New Way to Measure Land–Men Who Don’t Know They are Rich–Are You One?–More Fortune in the Builder’s Stone than in…