Proceedings of the Convention of the American Bankers' Association with the Constitution and By-Laws, and a List of the Officers Volume 25, PT. 1899

Proceedings of the Convention of the American Bankers' Association with the Constitution and By-Laws, and a List of the Officers Volume 25, PT. 1899

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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. 1899 edition. Excerpt: ...deposited in our local banks, largely to the credit of our agricultural classes. The central section is of higher altitude. This is the natural wheat belt of the State. Here cattle are fattened to advantage for the Kansas City and Chicago markets. Corn is not a certain crop. The rainfall is a somewhat uncertain factor. The conditions do not warrant the same kind of experimentation as along the eastern border of the State. The western section of the State is the short grass country. This is a natural grazing region. The farmers who have heretofore failed as exclusive soil tillers are to-day obtaining most satisfactory results handling cattle nd turning their lands to uses subsidiary to this industry. Each of these sections has its peculiarities. Each sectiom is capable of sustaining a high standard of activity, but that activity must be in consonance with the geological and meterological laws of the place. Western Kansas suffered temporary defeat in attempting to raise corn where nature intended cattle to flourish. To-day the people of Kansas better understand local conditions. They have revolutionized their methods, and as a natural sequence the State is enjoying a prosperity never before experienced. In proof of this, compare the condition of the State in 1892, as evidenced by the bank statement of that year, with the report of the present year: Cap. and Sur. Dep. Loans. 1892--National...142 $14,200,000 $21,665,000 $23,466,000 State 447 n.946,905 20,143,881 20.761,195 468 $17,045,360.19 $48,780.042.11 $40,033,160.27 The deposits have increased, loans have decreased, reserves are larger, rediscounts are almost an unknown quantity. The banks were never in better condition than at the present time. Money is plethoric. Customers are paying...show more

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  • Paperback | 126 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 7mm | 240g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236795970
  • 9781236795977