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You will not wish to miss any papers, but if we do not have your renewal we will have to out your paper off the list in order to comply with the postoffioe order referred to. DAILY PRESS, : Newport News, Va. Nervy Qirl Saves Bank A heroine of finance Is MIsh Roxlo Burton, of thla city. "The nerviest girl In the stnto" la what the people of the Trl-Cltlos are calling her. says a Madison, (Ills.) dispatch In the New York Herald. i/ooking more like a high school pupil than a financier, Miss Burton sat at the cashier's window In the Trl-Clty state Bank the other dav and ran her father's bank, single handed, through a crisis-. She did not currender until the directors, over her protest, ordered the bank doors clos ed. The slate bank examiner vindi? cated the assistant cashier and de? clared the Trl-City State Bank to be all Tight. Subsequently a petition was filed by one of the stockholders nsklng that a receiver be appointed for the Irtink. and that petition was granted by the court. One of the allegations wns that Cashier Burton was in debt to the hank to the extent of -several thou? sand dollars. He admitted owing the ?hank money, but he, as well as his brother, declared Iheir willingness to make It jrood. HIf $20,000 bond cov crod his indebtedness, and It was con c?>ded that the bank was in no dnniser of losing what he owed the institu? tion. Miss Burton, who had charge of th hank's books, declares that further In- ? vcstlgation will show her father's acts as cashier were nothing to his dis- t On the shoulders of the assistant cashier rested the responsibility in he hour that iiad broken her father down. She faced It with strong nerves nud a smile of hope. The state auditor requested a statement of the bank's condlttou. The statement was made out by the young women. It did not look the very best for the bank. It happeued that on the day tho statement was made out a large num? ber of railroad checks were cashed A majority of these were on other banks, but it always haa Decn tho policy of the Tri-City Bank to accom? modate the wage earner when possi? ble, so these, checks were promptly cashed. In consequence tho cash on hand was ut low ebb. But nil that would have been necessary to restore It to the normal would have been to carry those railroad checks to the banks on which they were drawn and obtain the money. In country towns It Is the custom of banks to keep open unll late in tho afternoon. Tho Trl-Clty Bank often had kept its- doors open after the reg? ular hours. Ou the day In question, however, when tho cash ran low, Miss Boxie hung up the sign "Bank closed" promptly at three o'clock. Later two or three persons walked in with checks to be cashed. They were In? formed that the bank had closed for tho day. Miss- 'Roxlo called the directors to credlt. and 'hat he will come out of gether. They aascmblcd at. the bank, the affair with flying colors. I She told them she considered It her The Trl-Clty Bank is five vears old. <1,1|>' o Inform tbom that the state ou Mr. Burton established It soon after ! ditor had asked for a statomont ol coming here from Abilene. Kan. Ho.'he bank's condition and that the Is the largest Individual stockholder.! eashlng of many railroad checks dur the capital being $25.000. He was lug the day had compelled her to on made oaBhler and has bad charge of tor only a small cash balanco on Ibat Hie bank since Itn beginning. The s-tatement. first vear an eicht nor cent, dividend | "Whew!" said the directors, aa tbev was declared and the institution had Inspected tho statement, This does prospered ever since, until latch- when look bad." ttio mills at Madison and Ornnlle City j "Not half bad," responded the gir! closed. I promptly. Then she explained how Tbe recent money siringenev- affect - j the checks could be converted intc e(] the Trl-City Bank as it did all cash the next morning, thus replen hanks. Th"ti with 'he shutting down ishing the bank's supply of cash and or tho mlliq depoPita fell off. There enabling it to continue business with are many foreicners in the Trl-Cltlon . out a jar. ?nd the savings or manv Of these J But the directors thought different have been deposited at the Burton , They remarked lhat the hank hat I'inU When some of the foreigner.-. . been compelled to issue a gloonr unable to obtain emplovment. left fo* statement and that the assistant ensh fsirone the dcnoRlt-t of the bank fell elr had Just been compelled to caul off heavily. The remaining taceonnt<t . two good sized cheeks, although sh< were still further denicted hv norronc I did have the excuse that it was "aftc out of work who withdrew- their BSV hire to 'lye on. TI>e ?d?iuit<nn was tho da-ltes? Hie bank had faced. Afr. Burton waq worried. He walk? ed the floor of his home Tit n'lht. 11" flcured desperafelv b* day. The ner? vous strain told on him. and ho had to rive up and take to ".it?= lied. The bank wnB then In the hands of Mlaa B?Tle. She had "nc ass-Islam.? tfise Henrietta Schock, bookkeeper. banking hours." The directors seemed afraid that I he bank tried to keep open the gloom; statement might cause a run on th. funds and force It to close, perhap under embarrassing circumstances. "We'd better not open tomorrow, remarked one director, and the other nodd.'d their heads in approval of hi opinion. "Don't say thai," exclaimed th pretty assistant cashier. "I can run the buslnoKH thrniiKh tills crisis. The bnnk Is solvcut. I can have cash on hand in the morning. There -?III ho no run. There Is no roas-on why we should 'close the doors." The directors smiled at her. The enthusiasm of tho girl was pretty, they, thought, but n girl's opinion should not he permitted to sway n hardheaded, practical bonrd of bank directors. "No, Miss Roxle," they said, "the bank muft not open tomorrow." "Very well, gentlemen." said tho girl. "Good evening." She quietly put on her hat and Jncket and went home. She walked in. hung up her clothes, and the wom? an of business was transformed In nn instant's time to the gentle nurse, ministering to her parent. Prom that hour until a few days ago, when Her father was* able to ttt up. she did not leave his bedside. The bank did not open next morn? ing and he state auditor took clmrge. There were all sorts of rumors fly , Ing?gossip thnt the hank's books were In a snarl, rumors that Mr. Bur? ton's management had not been what It ought to have been. &o. He was 111 and unable to defend himself. A state bank examiner arrived. Miss Burton wont to the bank, explained things to the examiner and then re? turned to the bedside of her father. The examiner made an exhaustive examination of the whole business of the hnnk and decided thnt the bank was solvent. Then the people of the Tri-City woke up to the facts. Miss Itoxio was a horolne. Her huslness sense was the admiration of the community. The directors Immediately met nnd decided to open the bank In a few days. Some THings to Remember. Tho fact thnt. a parrot Is- green Is no sure sign that ho Is not a bird of ripe experience. The great drawback about yellow journalism is not that 11 is yellow, but that it is read. There Is nothing so wonderful but that it might be more so. Niagara, for instance, would he far more mar? velous If the wnter flowed the other way. ? Many a man Ir modesty itself until his children nre horn. It is then thai ho begins to put on heirs. It may be true that money talks but It Is so frequently light that its conversation Is hardly worth repeat? ing There Is nothing that so destroy: one's pride of ownership as the earli morning call from the tax collector.? f .lohn Kendrlck Bangs, In "Succes. Magasjjw." He Was Done?But Did Not Stop. A 'lung-winded member of the Mns sachuset.s- legislature was delivering 't|an address in the town hall of a vll l?ge near Boston. An old Scotchman after listening for some time, arosi and left the hall. One of his coun trymcn. who was waiting at tho doorl with a hack to drive the. speaker to? the atatlon, asked: "Ib he done yet,] Sandy?" "Ay," Sandy replied, "no's done lang ago, but he will na atop." One of the groat faults of Ameri? cans is that they talk too much and think too little. Many people fenr that If they do not tnlk they will ho thought foolish or ill-mannered, so they keep Jal-berlng; away whether they say anything or not.?"Success Magazine." 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