Business & Finance: Ford's Stockholders

No one can well doubt Henry Ford's supreme ability to earn dividends, or to pay them to himself as a stockholder. But security holders in the Detroit, Toledo & Ironton railroad are not so certain whether the automobile manufacturer is equally enthusiastic about earning interest and dividends for others.

Two New York stockholders hold about $100,000 par value of the stocks and bonds of Mr. Ford's private railroad; Henry himself holds 95% of the road's bonds and stocks. His diversion of automobile traffic to the D. T. & I. enabled that carrier to roll...

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