|3. The purchase of
Elvings by Father Divine was very likely in cash -- paper money brought
to the transaction closing by his aides in satchels. It is known that this
procedure was followed in another Newark transaction by Father Divine, and
a search of Newark Evening News indexes for 1944 under "Newark Realty"
failed to show an entry for this particular property.
It was a firm rule of Father Divine's Peace Mission Movement that it be independent and self-supporting, and that it accept nothing that they had not paid for, and paid only in cash.
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