Thus, in addition to the cousins Dorothy and Florence, Martin encountered two university professors, one of Latin, the other of English; a young army officer just back from the Philippines, one-time school- mate of Ruth's; a young fellow named Melville, private secretary to Joseph Perkins, head of the San Francisco Trust Company; and finally of the men, a live bank cashier, Charles Hapgood, a youngish man of thirty-five, graduate of Stanford University, member of the Nile Club and the Unity Club, and a conservative speaker for the Republican Party during campaigns - in short, a rising young man in every way.
Melville, the bank cashier, fascinated him, and he resolved to investigate him at the first opportunity.
"I am greatly surprised by such a question," said the Cashier; "it sounds as if you suspected me of selfishness.
"When any one of its members is under suspicion," replied the Cashier, "the Association undertakes to clear his character by submitting evidence that he was never a prominent member of any church, nor foremost in Sunday-school work."
will he dismiss two to make room for three?" the cashier tranquilly took out twenty-five clean bank-bills and pinned them together with a satisfied expression on his beadle face.
Formerly book-keeper at the Treasury, when that establishment kept its books by double entry, the Sieur Saillard was compensated for the loss of that position by his appointment as cashier of a ministry.
Just as in our country printing-offices the apprentice first learns how to sweep out and bring water; then learns to "roll"; then to sort "pi"; then to set type; and finally rounds and completes his education with job-work and press-work; so the landlord-apprentice serves as call-boy; then as under-waiter; then as a parlor waiter; then as head waiter, in which position he often has to make out all the bills; then as clerk or cashier
; then as portier.
Morrel's service, and a most singular change had taken place in his position; he had at the same time risen to the rank of cashier
, and sunk to the rank of a servant.
He had not a single confidant, even his cashier
had no idea whence came the large sums of money which he had paid away right and left.
It appeared that Yegor had a family, three boys and a daughter, a sempstress, whom he wanted to marry to a cashier
in a saddler's shop.
If he's runnin' things--an' what good is he if he ain't?--then why does he let my boss, an' men like that cashier
you mentioned, why does he let them own the horses, an' buy the women, the nice little girls that oughta be lovin' their own huabands, an' havin' children they're not ashamed of, an' just bein' happy aecordin' to their nature?"
Lieutenant Albert Werper had only the prestige of the name he had dishonored to thank for his narrow escape from being cashiered
. At first he had been humbly thankful, too, that they had sent him to this Godforsaken Congo post instead of court-martialing him, as he had so justly deserved; but now six months of the monotony, the frightful isolation and the loneliness had wrought a change.
I weep, but I kill my dreams, and I become cashier
at my uncle's hotel at a salary of thirty-five francs a week.
The bank cashier
was a little bully and was afraid of his daughter.
"I have studied some of these signatures so much that I know them as well as the bank cashier
knows the autograph of his oldest customer.