Business: Bankers Evasion

A polite family does not squabble while visitors are in the parlor. But sometimes visitors cannot help but hear squabble-sounds upstairs, downstairs and in the kitchen too.

Anxious to appear polite and united, the American Bankers Association decided to play down branchbanking at its convention in Los Angeles last week. The topic has grown stronger, more bitter, as it has aged. Thus it was that the chief speeches were on such harmonious subjects as the return of confidence (new President Francis

Hinckley Sisson); the good record of banks as a whole in Depression (old...

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