Business: Mr. Ford's Week

¶ With Mrs. Ford, Henry Ford boarded his private railroad car, Fair Play, at Detroit last week, ordered it despatched to Washington.

¶ In Washington he fared well at Secretary of the Interior Hubert Work's dinner to President Coolidge.

¶ Next day he traveled about the city in his Lincoln motorcar, without overcoat; spent five minutes with the President; routed Michigan Senator Couzens from the Senate to sign a joint telegram to Michigan Governor Fred W. Green, protesting against capital punishment; avoided the Ford stock income tax hearings, which concerned nine of his...

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