Business: Story Teller's Story

"Stephen Rowland, president of the Bank of Chester, did not look his 45 years, even though he had enough on his mind to have made him appear 60."

So began a recent short story by gaunt-faced Clarence Budington Kelland in the Saturday Evening Post. It was one of a series, all dealing with Banker Rowland. Readers found them good yarns accurately portraying the small-town banker. Banker Rowland, cautious and clever, had once been mocked for his conservatism, later became the seer of Chester. People believed him when...

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