THE CABINET: Gold Storage

Last week a lady made news when she sent some 200 tons of bricks by parcel post from Philadelphia to a U. S. Army reservation some 31 mi. southwest of Louisville. Ky. The lady was the Director of the U. S. Mint, Nellie Tayloe Ross. The bricks were about $200,000,000 in gold, the Government's first bullion shipment to its great new fortress-vault at Fort Knox.

Last week's shipment was surrounded with the greatest precautions. Mint guards, Post Office inspectors, Secret Servants toiled all one night under the direction of Madam Director Ross...

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