FISCAL: Aaa and Baa

Six young men sat down to telephones one morning last week in the office of County Treasurer Horace G. Lindheimer in Chicago, began to dial. Their assignment was to buzz every one of 4,000 delinquent personal property taxpayers, who owed Cook County $1,000 or more. Results at day's end: 171 responses, 129 promises, seven complaints that the taxes were too high, one part payment which amounted to less than the day's telephone bill ($25). Meantime, in another part of Treasurer Lindheimer's office, another crew of assistants was busy —without any lack of...

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