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" Banking is not a struggling industry. On tho contrary, it, is an exceedingly prosperous one—as 1 have found to my proiit as a shareholder. Banks do well, whatever the condition of •national trade; whether it is booming or the reverse, they make handsome profits. 1 have been .surprised, indeed, to notice how woll they do, and what handsome returns original shareholders have had. ... I have

xead that the past year has been so prosperous .that- there is a probability in many cases of dividends being increased" May T suggest that justice should be done to the" staffs before further generosity is shown to the shareholders? Wo'o-.w cvfi-ything to those who njn the banks, and it is time th:il we showed our appreciation in some more tangible form than the occasional passing of votoa of thanks." -

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NOT A STRUGGLING INDUSTRY., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8808, 3 March 1914

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NOT A STRUGGLING INDUSTRY. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8808, 3 March 1914

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