He owns a lot of mortgages, and he gambles in farm-lands.
Luke Dawson, lender of money on mortgages, owner of Northern cut-over land, was a hesitant man in unpressed soft gray clothes, with bulging eyes in a milky face.
Stowbody and Dawson foreclose every mortgage they can, and put in tenant farmers.
You don’t oppose this organizer because you think he’s seditious but because you’re afraid that the farmers he is organizing will deprive you townsmen of the money you make out of mortgages and wheat and shops.
He says he’s sure he hates to foreclose mortgages, but it’s the only way to make them respect the law."
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We are the proud owners of a new home and a $100,000 mortgage.
But that includes the last payment on the mortgage.