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MONEY COUNTED BY MACHINE
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In the counting of money in the United States treasury, which is
a tremendous job, the coins are counted by machine. This picture
shows one of these little machines that do their work with almost
human intelligence, and more than human accuracy.
The machine is counting dimes. They are swept into it by
hand, and they fall into a bag underneath when the operator turns
the handle. An indicator on the machine registers the number pass
ing through, and when 1,000 dimes, or $100 worth, have been
counted, the bag is sealed and packed away.
Yes, sir, we're for that game
law making shores of lakes and
streams pubfic fishing highways.
Nothing makes us so blamed mad
as to have to stuff the bait in our
mouth, grab our pole and climb a
barbed wire fence just as they're
beginning to bite, all because the
fellow who is coming on the run
with a pitchfork thinks he owns
all the scenery.
"To our silent heroes," little
Willie read from the memorial
bronze. "Pa, what are silent he
roes?" ''Married men," said pa.