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TAX CENTINLES

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Latest organization of serious-minded but satirical collegians is the TaxCENTinels, formed at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, N. Y. Procedure of the organization is this: First, collect all the pennies available in a town or city, forcing business men and bankers to be handicapped by their scarcity. (R. P. I. students collected 250,000.) Second, flood the town with pennies by paying 25 per cent of all bills in pennies, the 25 per cent representing the estimated hidden tax in every item purchased. Follow this picture-and-paragraph story of the TaxCENTinels at R. P. I.

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