For many months the Treasury Department has been puzzling over the expense of furnishing the country with currency. Working at capacity the Bureau of Printing and Engraving has hardly been able to keep up with the demand for fresh dollar bills as those in use wear out. It has been obliged to put "fresh" bills into circulation without allowing them to age and toughen. The result is that they have worn out even more rapidly. Other factors, the handling of paper money by garage men with greasy hands, etc., have contributed toward...

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