THE CABINET: Stakes & Sweeps

One way to get around the U. S. laws against lotteries is to think up a high-sounding name for an organization, enroll "members" at so much per head, hold a "contest" in which they may win large cash prizes. Last week the Grand National Treasure Hunt, which sells $1 "applications for membership" in the Association for Legalizing American Lotteries, was just ending its third such contest when the Post Office Department clapped a fraud order on the scheme, barred the mails to its promoters.

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