HUSBANDRY: Cotton Paper

Active in propagating new uses for cotton to increase consumption and reduce the cotton surplus is the Galveston (Texas) Chamber of Commerce. Recently it adopted and sent to Washington a resolution calling upon the Treasury to use an all-cotton paper stock for U. S. currency.* Last week Acting Secretary of the Treasury Ogden Livingston Mills, replying to the chamber's general manager, rejected the suggestion on the ground that linen stock gives paper money great durability. During the War when Irish linen was scarce the U. S. used cotton stock but discovered...

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