Shipped out of New York last week was $347,000 in government gold, the largest single export (exclusive of foreign ear-markings) since the President's embargo. In France, Italy, Belgium and other gold-standard countries it was to be used to make the government paychecks of Ambassadors, Ministers, diplomatic secretaries, consuls, military & naval attaches, clerks, stenographers and messengers worth their face value in gold dollars.


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