CANADA: Aberhart Dollars

In the prairie Province of Alberta, unctuous Premier William ("Bible Bill") Aberhart, who was elected on a promise to pay every Albertan $25 per month, finally last week started presses printing "prosperity certificates." These Alberta folk promptly named "velocity dollars."

Anxious adherents of the so-called "Social Credit" theory, which William Aberhart was elected to apply (TIME, Sept. 2), hotly protested: "Velocity dollars have nothing whatever in common with Social Credit, and Premier Aberhart has enacted not one single genuine Social Credit statute in Alberta." The great thing "Bible Bill" has done for...

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