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The morning Astorian. [volume] (Astoria, Oregon) 1899-1930, September 02, 1905, Image 3

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THE JLOltNlNG AST01.1A AS'IOKJA, OKKGort
Counting
rV ir .11
xxxe jnoiiars or
Uncle Sam
It 1 Don Whin Naw Treasurer
Tikaa Office-Charles H. Trcit,
f Successor of Ellis H. Rob-
arta-A Billion Now
I , Being Handled.
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER , 1505
3
' NCLB HAM has boiit $1,000
wu,ooo m the treasury t(
naanington toa la now en
gaged 111 COtintln tha -am.
Thla la bl tank and but (o be per
formed trtrjr time there la a change
of treasurer. On Jul 1 Charlo H.
Treat succeeds Kill. n. Huberts In
tho office of treasurer of Ilia Vnlted
Bute, and tit counting of the rti
was at once begun. It max h aeveraf
months before tlit) tank In completed.
TVben on starts out to count $1,000,
OOO.ooo It la nHwr to tnko a little
time for the oiicratlon. The hist time
Uncle Barn's fund In Jho treasury
building at Washington were counted
wa In 1807, and It then required about
nvt montiia to do tbe work. Thl was
longer than It will t apt ti take tlila
time If no stealing baa gone on. In
1W7 It was found that tliere waa a
difference of H00 between tbe amount
shown on tbe booke and the coin and
other valuable In tlie vaulta. Ahont
$200 In bill had been abatracted. and
000 lead disk had been aubatltuted for
ellvtr dollnra In the bag In a certain
vault, which necewiltated couoUng tbe
actual colua Instead of measuring them
by weight, aa la generally cnatomary.
Until the counting la nnlahed the re
tiring treasurer cannot obtain a receipt
for the fund from hi aucceMaor or bo
released from hi bond. If anything
la tulMlug, whether It la a dollar or
million, be baa to make good, though
uaually If there la no fault on hta part
Congreae enact a law by which he la
n-lmbumJh. Tlil waa done In the cane
of Treasurer Itoltert' predceor, Mr,
Morgan, who thua got back the $400
be bad taken from lit owu pocket to
cover the theft of employee. A corps
of fifty clerks waa employed In count
ing tbe money In tho vaulta In 1807.
It take big figure to ex pre tbe
amount of the coin and bill and
f" fill
iv vV Km
nURLKS R. TSKAT, TIIKAHT'llKK OT THI
I'M ITU) HTATt.
United Rtate bond In the tronsury n
Washington, nut to mention the monej
of various kind In the mihncimlrlu
In different eltlca, wlilrb I not cotimu
at tlil time, a each aubtreiisiiivr I
responsible for bU owu ncc uiit
There are 8,000 ton of coin l.i t'.j
treomiry at Wa:ihli!Ktou. A n:l'.:i
doli.irs In g'iM wilg!i one nml !..
tClltlU t ill lllhl OI'Cll.lll'H lUilJtlt H.'.i
. .....,oe.
MAI ARIA
. fiii
HI flit
Holly Springs, Ml., March 34, 1903.
While building railroad in Tennessee
eonie twelve year ago a number of hands
contracted fever and various forma ol
blood and akin disease. I carried S. 3. S.
in my commissary and gave it to my handi
with most gratifying remit. I can recom
tnend 3. S. S. a tbe finest preparation foi
Malaria, chill and fever, aa well aa all
blood and skin diseases. W.I.McGowut
I suffered greatly from Boll, which
would break out on different part of tny
rxxiy. i taw a. 9. 5. advertised ana aftei
uaing about three bottle I wa cored,
and for the last three year have had ae
trouoie wnaiever. a. w, vsbsk.
ai7 Read St. Bvauaville, Ind.
I began using your S. S. S. probably tea
year ago lor Malaria and blood trouble,
and it proved ao good that I have con
tinued ever since using it aa a family
remedy. It is a pleasure for me to recom
mend 8. 8. 8. for the benefit of other
who are needing a first rate blood purifier,
tonic and cure for Malaria.
Arkansas City, Ark. C C Hxminoway.
Boil, abscesses, sorts, dark or yellow
plotchea and debility are some of the
symptoms of tola miserable disease.
& S. 8. counteracts and remove from the
blood all impnri
tiee and poison
and build op the
guaranteed a pure
It vegetable reme
dy. Write for med
ical advice or any
apecial informa
tion about case.
ft a Swift 8pol(lo Company, Atlanta, fia.
u rn mi.
w
?"S jliilli
Mr Jl'f i
ll I
Die gold lu TLb treasury vnults It is
put Into eight ounct duck bngs each
bog holding $5,000, and the silver coins
are put In similar bill's holding $1,000
each.
Counting of bill in dunu by band,
and It Is Interesting to see how quick
ly the experts employed In thia tnxk
perform their work. Muny of these
expert counter ore women. They
count by the aenso of touch rnther than
alght The unfcgutirds ngnluat thievery
from tho trenaury are verj complete,
and were on attack upon the vaulta
to be made a" thouand men could be
rushed In abort order to the defense
of the national treasure house.
The treasurer of tho United States
la accountable for evjry dollar of the
government's funds, - and - hence his
office la a very responsible one. Many
people have bad the signature of Ellis
II. Roberta on bill In their possession
who could not have told tho name of
the Incumbent of the treasurer'a office.
New bill will bear the signature of
Cbarlea JI. Treat. Mr, Treay comejof
.in old family; Ills mother's" maiden J
uamo was Trent, and both his parents
wero descendants of Robert Treat,
who wa for thirty-two years from
1070 to 170S-the deputy and royal
governor of the oolouy of Connecticut.
Treasurer Treat Is a native of Maine
and was boru about alxty years ago
at Frankfort. In ISiSS, after graduat
ing from Dartmouth college, he entered
hi father's office. The elder Treat
was engaged In a trade with the West
Indies, and when that wa destroyed
by the Insurrection with Cuba young
Treat removal to Delaware and be
came Identified with manufacturing
enterprise. He was elected to con
gress from bis home district In Dela
ware and afterward came within two
votes of securing a seat In the United
State senate. In 1802 he became a
resident of New York, and' In 1808
President McKlnley appointed him col
lector of Internal revenue, which ftoat
he held until his recent promotion to
tba trcasurerahlp of the United States.
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