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December 31, 1904


JAMA. 1904;XLIII(27):2040-2041. doi:10.1001/jama.1904.02500270034010

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The announcement has recently been made that an all-night bank, which is to be literally open every hour of the day and night, has been organized in New York City. At recent trials of promoters and speculators and in the legal investigations of various large commercial concerns, it has been made very clear that not a few of the deals in modern business are not made during regular business hours, but in the evenings when men are supposed to be enjoying a much-needed rest after the labors of the day. The new bank is intended to cater only to travelers and others who may in emergencies need a certain sum of money after regular banking hours. It seems likely, however, that it will not discourage the making of various business transactions, which will enable the overstrenuous to continue their money-making avocations during all their waking hours. The same newspaper that

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