It would not take much of this for businesses to no longer take credit cards.
Everything you needed was right here, shops and businesses of every description.
In connexion with the post-office there are inland money order and savings-bank businesses; and in addition the value-payable system, by which the post-office undertakes to recover from the addressee the value of an article sent by post and to remit the amount to the sender, has found great popularity.
This is not to say that businesses are so materialistic they will favor a war to get a government contract.
The only businesses I remember are the feed store and a dress shop named McGuire's Clothing.