World: Eleanor's Show

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Arithmetic is as much a concern to the 60 professional showmen who have cast their pitch in the New York World's Fair amusement area as it is to the amateur showmen who are struggling with the Big Show itself. At the last audit, fortnight ago, the amusement section had divided a take from Fair visitors of a shade over $3,000,000, and it was not enough.

If Fair attendance picks up, a few of the showmen may yet make out, but already two major enterprises have folded, the $300,000 Cuban Village and...

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