STATES 6? CITIES: Arteries Flushed

STATES & CITIES

The Tarrytown, N. Y. Chamber of Commerce last week chose an ingenious method to pump money through local business arteries whose circulation has grown sluggish with Depression. Five dollar checks were sold to Chamber members and members of patriotic organizations, each recipient promising to pay an old debt or buy merchandise with his checks within 24 hours. As the checks cannot be banked until after June 30, each one will theoretically change hands 30 times, do $150 worth of business. Tarrytown hopes to wipe $60,000 in old accounts off its books by the end of the month.

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