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Description: State Banks Can Settle It;
H. Y. Brooke Gets Federal Job

Date: November 5 1914

Newspaper published in: Headland, AL

Source: Madison Co. Library, Huntsville, AL

Page/Column: Page 3, Column 5; Page 4, Column 6

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State Banks Can Settle It
Maintaining that the banks of Alabama can do more than any other agent in relieving the cotton situation as it exists in the State today, Alex E. Walker, Superintendent of Banks Monday issued a call to all National and State Banks in Alabama to send representatives to Montgomery for a meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 17, for the purpose of adopting by concerted plan of action resolutions looking to an improvement in the present situation.
Superintendent Walker expects that 250 bankers of the State will come to Montgomery for the meeting and he believes that they will be able to devise some plan which will furnish temporary if not permanent relief to the cotton situation.Montgomery Times.

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H. Y. BROOKE GETS FEDERAL BANK JOB
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Montgomery, Oct. 31 News of the appointment of H. Y. Brooke, State examiner of public accounts, as bank examiner for the federal reserve district came to Montgomery this morning from Washington.
Mr. Brooke has been known in public life in Alabama for several years. He was appointed examiner by Gov. Comer and was reappointed by Gov. ONeal. He began life as a printer on the Mobile Register when he was 12 years of age. For nine years he was an employee of the government printing office.

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