Business: Automobile Salon

The opening of the French automobile salon last week in Paris attracted a record first day attendance, despite the conservative tone of the display as a whole.

President Doumergue, accompanied by members of his cabinet, other notables, formally inaugurated the exposition. After the ceremony, he examined exhibits appraisingly, impartially. Standing proudly before their exhibits, greeting M. Doumergue, were such figures of the French automotive industry as Louis Renault, Baron Citroen. M. Farman. M. Doumergue included U. S. stands in his tour, paused, shook the hands of U. S. officials, left the hall....

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