Business & Finance: Cash in Bloomfield

Bloomfield, Neb., farm country town of about 1,800, shouted along the telegraph wires last week that practically all its merchants had trained practically all the townspeople to pay spot cash for goods. Only lumber, building material, farm implement and furniture concerns, the garages and photographic studios and one of the three hardware stores gives credit. Others deliver for cash, even the doctor his visits. Newspapers all over the country, by printing the story, indicated how rare such cash custom now is and how justified Bloomfield was in shouting.


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