National Affairs: To Cold Storage

Mrs. Nellie Taylor Ross, winsome Wyoming widow who once presided over all lady Democrats as Vice Chairman of the Democratic National Committee, now presides over all U. S. coinage & bullion as director of the Mint. Last month she made a trip to West Point to inspect the vast strong box she had had built in a corner of the Military Academy's reservation. Semi-sunken, its obdurate walls made of reinforced concrete, Mrs. Ross's strong box is to hold over a billion and a quarter dollars' worth of silver bullion purchased by the Treasury in...

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