CURRENCY: Funny Money

Not police nor FBI, but the 200 operatives of the little Secret Service, whose other job is guarding the President & family, hunt counterfeiters in the U. S. Last week its parent department, the U. S. Treasury, announced that the S. S. had gone far toward cleaning them out. An educational campaign directed by hamhanded, sharp-nosed Frank John Wilson, S. S. Chief, has shown thousands of merchants how to distinguish the uneven engraving and threadless paper of counterfeit bills. An 18-minute movie named "Dan gerous Dollars" produced by the S. S., also...

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