Business: Ford Week

To Henry Ford, automobile maker, comes much publicity. Last week the following Ford items appeared in public prints:

¶ Dearborn's Mayor Clyde E. Ford revealed that his second cousin, Detroit's manufacturer Henry Ford, had offered a home for the garbage of Detroit and vicinity. His plan: to reduce garbage to grease, fuel and fertilizers at the Ford plant. Turning garbage into grease may sound to inexperts like catching mumps to cure measles, but to the Detroit city fathers it means a saving of several million dollars. The...

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