_BANKING IN •COTI,AND.
• There is not much change to note in the figures of the . balance-sheet of the National Bank of Scotland when•compared with a year ago. The accounts are made up to the beginning 1 of NoVember, 'and the .net profit for the year was 1270,273, againsf1271,506. Deposits, which amount to X0,218,000, are about £500,000 down, but the Note Circulation increased by about £240,000. • - •-•* • * • - TOBACCO Sr:cur:mks TRUST.