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Straight.— Bank managers are usually sauve, affable, and polite gentlemen. They do squeeze customers with terrible tightness sometimes, but that is all in the way of business ; but in a general way they are “bland,” if not “child-like,” in their ways. But there is a bank manager up. Wanganui who does call a spade a spad«v and who wires into those who annoy him in a very trenchant fashion indexed. It seems that Mr. W. H. Watt, the chairman of the Wanganui Education Board, wrote to Mr. W. F. Russell, the manager of the Bank of New Zealand there, complaining “ that tW bank had charged interest on the Board’s account while it held £4OOO to its credit. This,” wrote Mr. Wi V', “was discreditable.” Mr. Russell, in reply, calls Mr. Watt a “false witness,”'and says “that his charge of discreditable action is a lie and a vile calumny.” Of course there was a row at iho Board about the letter, but we gather that in the end the irate banket 1 had, the best of it,—“ Chronicle,”

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Page 3 Advertisements Column 3 Ashburton Guardian, Volume I, Issue 33, 11 December 1879

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