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It is said that the public has been so far educated as to the dangers of microbic infection that the redemption bureau of the Treasury Department is overworked by the turning in of dirty currency and the demand for fresh bills. Perhaps the campaign for the Post check currency, which has disseminated so many warnings about dirty money, is in part responsible for this interest on the part of the public. We welcome it as we shall welcome the check currency—when the express companies' lobby is overthrown.
MONEY AND MICROBES.. JAMA. 1905;XLV(17):1252. doi:10.1001/jama.1905.02510170044009