GOODS & SERVICES: New Ideas, Jul. 16, 1951


Easy Money. The U.S. Post Office last week mechanized its $5 billion-a-year money-order business. To make things easier for customers, it began issuing money orders on pre-punched International Business Machines cards which can be cashed at any bank or post office. (The old forms had to be cashed at the post office to which they were addressed.)

Cotton Caravan. For cotton-spraying time in the Sudan, a British inventor has devised a camel-borne spraying machine, which he demonstrated at the International Agricultural Conference in Sussex last week. The hand-operated pump fitted with two nozzles can spray crops in desert areas...

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