Business & Finance: Chain Fever

About a month ago Denver postmen began to grumble at the loads they were lugging. Postal receipts at the Denver Post Office for April climbed dizzily and more than 100 extra hands were called in for full-time service to help handle the swelling volume of first-class mail. An amazing number of dimes began to pop out of the stamp-canceling machines. Finally it was discovered that a "Send-a-Dime" chain letter was sweeping the city. Completely swamped, Postmaster James Orren Stevic called in postal inspectors to investigate the possibilities of stopping the scheme as...

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