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The daily press. (White Plains, N.Y.) 1929-????, November 23, 1929, Image 1

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WHITE PLAINS IN THE MAKING 'CompUlm Win Htpjrlt ol THE UNITED PRESS Crmml WotldWidt N*ct Srvic. WHITE PLAINS. N. Y„ SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 23. 19 39. BANK OPENS DOORS OF NEW HOME MONDAY PUBLIC INSPECTION TODAY; PLAZA NATIONAL OCCUPIES DEPOT PLAZA BUILDING < Evidence of Stability By CHARLES Bj FORBES The Peoples National Bank and Trust Company opens its new home to visitors today from 3 to 10 p. m. It is worth a visit. Many things have been written about the building and-new quarters of the bank,and inspection will give assurance that there has been no extravagance in the writing. What we see today is the completed project. The officers and directors of The Peoples National Bank and Trust Company could see this picture when the .old \Y ” stood on the corner the bank now occupies. They had vision^ The* had the courage to convert their dreams Into reality. It is such vision and such courage which has made the United States of-America the foremost country in . the world. It is such vision and such courage which has lifted some men above their fellows and crowned them captains of industry. i In this new building and the bank's occupation of the lower floors we have the concrete evidence of that progress which we hear so much talk of. You can ’ t take a good look at the Peoples National Bank Building and conceive of stagnation in White JPlains or Westchester County. Here is visible proof of stability. ■Work Will Be Pushed as Ra ­ pidly as Finances Permit, Mayor Says After Conference Officers and Directors to Receive .Visitors at Mamaroneck Ave ­ nue Institution This Afternoon and'Even ­ ing — Old Quarters Close for Alterations WILL COST MILLIONS LARGE CONTRIBUTION Open For Inspection Today $500 Gift Swells Receipts — Expect Full Amount Over Week-end ThoM who had not yet contribut ­ ed to the Community Cheat fund oontlnued to rally to ite rapport, briny!nr the drive today to within W .860 of Us quota. With the total standing at *113,- 733.60 at noon today, drive officials were confident that a few more daya of work on the part of the “ mop up\ squad would pyt the campaign over the top. A conald- erablo return le expected Monday, with the opening of the week-end mall, and the addition of the sub ­ scription* which came In today too late to be figured with the day's total. \The men working on the com ­ mittee which Is soliciting all those who have not yet contributed, \de ­ clared Wllllem O. Barrett, general chairman of the drive, \are fuUy resolved not to relinquish their ef ­ forts until the last dollar baa been raised. They feel that they are within atriking distance of the quota now. ” A cube tan tlal contribution from Kenaioo Cemetery, brought In by two of the men who have been working with tide group, ralaed the hope that other large InaUtu- Uons will foil In line. Coming from outside tide city, the Kenelco con ­ tribution of ffiOO raised tbs outside amount oloss to Its quota. Recent Individual contribution! After five years and a few weeks in business pn Depot Plaza, The'Peoples National Bank and Trust Company opens for business in its new home at the corner of Ma-- maroneck and Martino ave ­ nues Monday morning at 8 o'clock. The youngest financial Institution In the city has transferred Us ree- carrted out as tepidly as the 4nan- cial ability of the city will permit. Mayor Frederick C. McLaughlin told The Dally Pros In an Inter ­ view following a meeting of his ad- ■vleory committee on the City Plan In the Municipal Building yester ­ day afternoon. Preliminary re ­ ports on the two most Important projects will be presented to the Common Council In December, either at the regular meeting on the first Monday night or at a spec ­ ial meeting, Mayor McLaughlin Order for Caucus on Gag Rule Follows Ward ’ s Conference With Budget Committeemen County Chairman Reported fT~ 1 = To Have Declared Censor- Supervisors From : ship Is Bad Psychology — | Mount Vernon Will Barrett Fighting to Retain U Figbt Cetuorship Four out of fivr persons may have to ese their den ­ tists but la Mount Vernon four of the city's five super ­ visor* don ’ t want to be gagged. Today, Supervisor Charles IL Buckley joined three of the city's s u p er v isor s -who have already declared their opposition to the gag rids tn the hoard and thslr IntenUona to vote for tha Sullivan reso ­ lution ending the censorship on Monday. Tha other three who have'-go declared them- aelvee are Supervisor* Haight, Archer and Martens. The fifth supervisor. John Donaldson, has not yet de- J buwu ui w inn w vruuun u. Ward, veteran political loader uf ;! the Republican party In Westches- 1 , ter, summoned the chairman and ’ two Important members of the bud* ! I The main'banking room of The Peoples National Bank and Trust Company, which is open for publle inspection today from 3 until 10 o ’ clock. Note .the absence of glass tellers' cages. On the left is the section reserved for bank officials, with the presi ­ dent ’ s office opening into it On the opposite side of the maip entrance is a room for the convenience of women depositors. - ' - WINTER ’ S FIRST COLD WAVE HITS COUNTY Youth, Loyalty, Enthusiasm Ate Chief Characteristics Of Staff Of Peoples Bai 'Temperature Drops to 23 at 8 o ’ Clock; Ice Forms on Still Water; Motors Are,Frozen <■» Commissioner Cooper Says No Better Method Has Yet Been Devised, in Reply to Commerce Group No radical chang** or lroprove- Valued at 1213,500 Compar ­ ed With $57,450 For Pre ­ vious Week; Total For the Month Is Off Building h«r* showed a iharp In ­ crease this week over the prevtoue two week* of November'according to the weekly report l**ued by Wil ­ liam A. Brennan, deputy Commit- sloner of Public Safety. Permits Is ­ sued during the week totalled *31*,- 600 as compared with *57,460 for lest week and *60,700 for the first weak of the month. This figure brought the total for the Bret three weeks of November to *173,680, as John McNuly ____ Henry C. Purdy .. Dorothy D. Ricker Patrick Tighe ----- James Weston ----- Appoints 3 Men of County Federation to Work With Regional. Group Mayor Frederick C. McLaughlin. Jn addition, each of these la thor ­ oughly competsnt not only In his or her own department, but In all other departments as wall, for It has been the policy of the bank to put each new employee through ■ training course which embraces all ramifications of banking. The employee of longest standing In the bank, Mrs. Krna Kelley, joined the forces of Uis Institution in May of 1825, whan it was but six months old. Mrs. Kalley, who la a natlva of Troy, N. T. where she received her educaUon, came to Uve In White Plains flvs years ago. She entered the bank In the bookkeep ­ ing department, became Interest tel ­ ler. and has now arrived at the po ­ sition of note tellsr. Miss Gladys £ Graff, of 27 Park avenue, is In the bookkeeping de ­ partment. and has been associated | with the bank for the past three and a half years. A native of New V..V 0)1,. -V.. . —1)1. K — — LOST DOGS Late News Dispatches By Dirac* Uniud Pres* Win month at November, ISIS. The largest single Item In the re ­ port for this week is a permit Is ­ sued for a public garage costing (116,000 to be erected tn Grove Boys Back Home Eutelxeter Led* Balked in Trip to Land PLAN DANCE D CARS

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