CUBA: Dollar Customers

Not many Cubans have seen comic strips of Andy Gump. But every important Cuban banker knows, at least by sight, Governor Eugene R. Black of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, Ga. Mr. Black is very tall, very thin, half-bald, full of gumption. He exports U. S. dollars to Cuba. Three years ago he filled a rush order for $40,000,000—several freight cars full—and got the dollars to Havana in time to save runs on several banks. Under law of Nov. 7, 1914, the Cuban peso has exactly the same value as a...

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