World: Tomorrow and 1940

Fortnight ago San Francisco's Golden Gate International Exposition suddenly announced that it would close on October 29—thirty-four days ahead of schedule. This decision was the more remarkable since the Exposition's attendance was just reaching new highs for the year. But Exposition officials, foreseeing November rains, feared a late-fall attendance drop, decided there would be more profit in packing two months' business into one. Last week they were getting ready to raze the topless towers of Treasure Island, to liquidate the Exposition that does not have to run a second year to save its...

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