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IN A SAVINGS BANK.

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IN A SAVINGS BANK. Many a bit of humour and pathos is seen through the window of the bank cashier or teller. Mr. John F. Murray relates, In his "World of London," some examples which he Overheard as he stood in one of the city's savings institutions, sixty years ago. First came an Irish hodman, with something like the debris of a hat under his arm, and in his hand five shillings to deposit. He blundered place, and eternally praying God to bless their honours," although just why I could not make out. Next appeared a Welsh milkmaid with six sovereigns, the savings of half a year. Two of the coins were returned to her as light." Master shouldn't have given me light money," she said, as she took back her hard- earned sovereigns., for sure he always gave me the heaviest work." An aged man and woman tottered in, support- ing each other. Time had bowed their heads, but It had no'power over their afrection. They brought the accumulateëI hoard of years, which they wished to deposit to ensure them a decent buria). "We have Jived without the,parish, and wo hope to die without, it." they sa!d. "In who'cuamc shall I enter it? "said the clerk. The two h;oL<'<! at: ..a(o/i oth<'r in bewilder- ment. They h;.d t.ot of this contin- gency. put it in his mtm< saxi th<' old WOlllau. "Put it itt t).<*mc." the old man. "She can guide it better when I'm gone." "God forbid I should live to see the day!" cried the wife. The couple consulted for a few momenta Tten, turning to the clerk, they announced their AtfM)i<ML

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