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VOL XXI v MARSHALL, MADISON COUNTY, N. C. FRIDAY, JULY, 20th, 1923. No28
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SILENT witness' of the pro
gress of America is the House
First, it was a log cabin which
attested the desire of the pioneer to
provide shelter for his loved ones
' '', Next, lumber was employed for
- building and American genius
used it to give to the world our
. famous Colonial style of design.
Then came brick, v with its super
ior quality of permanence and safe ,
ty, but lacking in those elements of
shapeliness which form the lines
of true beauty. .
And now, we have also stone
and steel, concrete" and tile, bronze
and terra cottamaterials. that com
bine into a house of perfection. And
now America has reached the
highest pinnacle of evolution, as
the House shows and proves. .
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of which fact our ; new home is
asSplcndidand beautiful witness-
THERE'S no selfish motive in
our mind when we assert that
the most universally userul agency
in America is our banking system.
All our vast commercial inter
ests, our great industrial organiza
ftion, our public service enterprises
-all these and from these down to
the roots of the weltare of every in--.dividual
life--look to our banking
system for their very possibility
Our banking system is a tre
mendous and tireless machine-of
which the products are economic
efficiency, national safety and indi
Every woi thy man and woman
. may command our banking system
--or the Bank of French Broad, if ,
you please to labor without ceas
ing in their behalf! .
. and to this end we pledge our
' entire organization, with the fine
conveniences of our new building,
to all who shall honor lis with
Their patr oriageT '
Hours 10 a. m.-8 p. m. Music Refreshftients Souvenirs
All Madison County Cordially Invited
THE officers and directors of The BANK of FRENCH BROAD extend you a most
cordial invitation to be present at the opening of our new building.
The last' stone is laid now, the last nail driven: the last polish has been given to floor
and desk and rail -and our new home is the scene "of a last stir of preparation for its
housewarming. . . ',.
'. We hope that all our friends and'all whom we would make our friends and here
in is included every man, woman and child in Madison County will come to our house
warming, to help us bring into our new house the good will and friendliness which shall
characterize its whole existence . 1p .: -;
' This new building is, in our estimation, a high tribute to Madison County -for it is
'Madison's splendid progressiveness which has made it necessary and possible. And it
The marvelous machinery of banking has created for America her vast industrial
and commercial development, her wonderful roads and railroads, her splendid educa
tional systemjeven her homes. Just so banking can create for Madisort County finer
homes and farms, better schools and roads, greater business activity and production!
All these things we have thought of as we planned the new Bank of French Broad.
And when you come to our Jifusewarming, we hope you will look for a moment ; with
your minds eye, past the wood and stone and steel and glass that are the material con
stituents of our new home, and see it as we shall strive to make it a splendid and use
' ful medium of service to a splendidly developed Madison County! , !
As the sun rises next Saturday morning so -will rise the sun of the new lter& of
French Broad. And we want all Madisn County to join us for that event.
Special Savings Period
is our ambition that our new home shall embody that same spirit of
progressiveness, standing behind and encouraging evely project which ' r & Join us. m joy and jollification. Join us kin neighborly spirt,
shall make for a b'iggervand better Marshall and a greater Madison July 21st, to 28th, Join us n the dedication of our lives to thoso clean ideals and
"bounty ; : . ; . , V ' To encourago the geneiai patronage of pur new earnest purposes frm which come the advancemeilt of our com-
' ' . i , .' ' . . . Savings Department, we have decided t open .", -if tt '. '
' For Bniiil, fon it i eirli33t chapter, is a history of progress special wings period from July 2ist, to 28th,; in. mon weirare. , , ( . , , v
First established simply1 as money-lending houses, banks have grown ti" . Join u. to see the- sun of the Bank of French Broad xise to
in the ssapa of thsir functioai and in their ideals of usefulness until The depocit of one dollar or more will establish a the very zemthj0f Dersonal and public sprviref '
-.' ,' ; ,; " . , .... -t , Sainjrs Account. An attractive home savings bank . ' . t-"y.pw -Bi
banking is a controlling factor m every progressive phase of life today. wit, joafted to depoMtors on request,
J. j. REDLlOn, President r : i
Dr. F. RODSaTS, Fzce President
V. B. RAT.1C3Y, Cashier :
H. C, RECTOR. Assistant Cashier.
J. J. Redmon
R. S. Gibbs
S. B. Roberts
T S. Rollins
Miss 'Roberta Rotjers-
Dr. F. Roberts
Roy L. Gudijer
W. M. Roberts
R. M. Whltt
fc. T. Worle
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