BANKING: They Still Want Gold

In a speech to his people last December, Adolf Hitler turned to catch phrase on the Nazis' claim that gold will have no value in their world of the future. Said he: "The traffic signals are now placed as follows: gold versus labor." But last week a Manhattan lawsuit made it clear that Adolf Hitler was going through his own red lights; for men who thought gold worthless, the Nazis were going to unusual pains to lay their hands on it.

In the New York Supreme Court, Belgium's Government-in-exile obtained a writ attaching U.S. funds of the...

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