The Bank Man Volume 5-6

The Bank Man Volume 5-6

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1911 edition. Excerpt: ...cannot afford; that it is affecting other trade channels; that many of the mechanics employed in the manufacture of cars are from the country, thns accentuating the "back to the farm" slogan; and that the country bankers have been advised to refuse loans to farmers when they know that such is to be used in the purchase of a "joy wagon." All this sounds very alarming and we must confess ignorance as to pros and cons of the first three propositions. But to the last must say that if our country cousins, the farmers. cannot afford automobiles who under the Stars and Stripes can? Cubs versus Sox As an argument-settler in the neverending controversy between the Sox and Cub rooters as to which has the best ball park or the best ball team, the recent action of the tax assessors in declaring that ball players are merchandise and thus subject to a personal property tax is very interesting and has been appropriated by the Vl/hite hose followers as a clincher. The facts are these: Mr. Comisky when pressed to put a value on his baseball outfit dec'-.ared that it was taxable at $2,547, of which $105 was furniture, $461 bills receivable and the remaincler--$1,981.00--was lumped under the head of merchandise by the assessors, said merchandise being the players on the team. The cheering part of the news, however, comes out through the report that "Chubby" Charlie Murphy, president of the Cubs, placed his ball tossers at a value of but $1,500, thus giving the Sox players the edge by $481. The Theory of a Central Bank for the United States Capital as of December 31, 1907. $42.000.000; surplus, $15,425,000; discounts, $35a0o0p00; goklon hand, $1sa00o00u Owrirrslrip of Stork-The shares of the Reichsbank are all owned by...show more

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  • Paperback | 152 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 8mm | 286g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236908724
  • 9781236908728