Cattle Loans, Bank Examiners, & Suicides

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Cattle Loans, Bank Examiners, & Suicides,

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FARMING DURING GREAT DEPRESSION
Cattle feeders broke National Bank in Farmersville. Story of cattle-feeders borrowing money to buy cattle during depression. Banker loaned a lot of money to cattle-feeders to buy cattle. Story of bank examiner ("crazy nuts") forcing bank to close because of too many loans causing banker & cashier to commit suicide.