[News Script: Bank stock] Part: 1 of 4
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BANK STOCK 1-1-1-1-1-1
Fort Worth's Continental National Bank recently
increased its capital by 25-thousand shares. The
new shares were first offered to stockholders, and
the stockholders snapped up all but 376 of them.
So today, Robert P. Dupree mounts
a railing in the bank lobby to auction off the
The shares go to William F. York who represents
the brokerage firm of A.G. Edwards and Sons. York
had only one competitor and the bidding quickly
ended with York picking up the stock for 39-80 a
share. The issue was offered stockholders for
32 dollars a share .
GUY AT DESK
To Cashier Earl Holcomb falls
signing each block of shares.
the & task of
The sale of the
-' 25-thousand shares will produce more than
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WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.). [News Script: Bank stock], item, May 10, 1965; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc975243/m1/1/: accessed December 19, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.