Business: Model A

How many million people saw the first appearance of the new Ford car last week, it is impossible to estimate. In Detroit Henry Ford, his son Edsel and grandsons Henry II and Benson examined the public display before the great Convention Hall's doors were opened to let 100,000 people in. Manhattan crowds were greater. Police were obliged to regulate the queues in other "key cities," notably Kansas City, Cincinnati, Norfolk, Omaha, Boston, St. Louis, Richmond, Chicago, Washington, Philadelphia, Jacksonville, Indianapolis, Minneapolis, New Orleans, Atlanta. In England the railroads ran excursion trains to...

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