World: Not So Golden Gate

When San Francisco's Golden Gate International Exposition opened last February, it figured to break even if it could lock 24,000,000 admissions in a ten month run. Last week after nearly four months, it had clocked 3,600,000. Although summer, with its crowds, is coming, the Exposition, which has averaged 32,000 visitors a day in the past, would have to almost quadruple daily attendance to hit 24,000,000—which is too much even for California optimism. Mired in debts, the Exposition even acknowledged last week to owing the city of San Francisco four months' back rent —...

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