We desire at this time as tve near the close of
the third, year since the organization of .the
First Trust aid Savings Bank
OF ROCK ISLAND
To express to our friends in Rock Island and adjacent territory our sincere appreciation for the continued and in
creasing business entrusted t6 our care, which has made possible the substantial growth in the business of this bank
during the past twelve months. We j trust that by strict adherence to the policy adopted by our institution at
the time of its organization in V920 to put forth every legitimate effort consistent with sound banking principles
to serve the people and business of this city and adjacent banking territory m a manner which would tend to up
build our community,, making, it a more prosperous and suitable locality in which to live and transact business, and
that with the assistance and cooperation of those business institutions and citizens of Rock Island whose policies
and aims are for similar accomplishments, we will before the close of 1 923 cause to be recorded. in the pages of the
review of .1
ROCK ISLAND'S PROGRESS FOR 1923
those facts' and figures which continue to place our city and community in the lead as a commercial and civic cen
ter, establishing a standard to be envied by those who strive to follow.
No commtinitv can oe larcrer than the oeoole who make up that particular community. No community can
be better than its people. Those who live in a community and by business methods or otherwise fail to, keep pace
with the spirit of the times or the needs of the community, thereby throwing stones in the path of progress and while
residents are not citizens, are sooner or later lost.
efficiency and progressiveness. We are for a bigger and better Rock Island and we.
This is the time for
are willing to do Our share "and more.
If You Are With Us We Wish You
A Happy and Prosperous New Year
OF ROCK ISLAND
"THE NEW BANK"
Southwest Corner Second Avenue and Eighteenth Street'.
C A. BEERS, Pres.
C C CLARKE, Vice Pres.
O. O. LIITT, Cashier
R. P. GILLOLEY, Asst. Cashier
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