Books: Mist on the Motor Car

GET A HORSE! (304 pp.)—M. M. Musselman—Lippincott ($3.95).

Turn-of-the-century Detroiters considered it a pretty good gag: a team of horses pulling a "horseless carriage" through the streets day after day, with a sign fastened to the auto: "This is the only way you can drive a Winton." The Winton agency failed to see the humor. Just because they had refused to refund a dissatisfied customer's money, the fellow was taking his revenge in this crude manner.

Winton struck back. They warmed up one of the company's two-cylinder trail blazers, hitched a wagon to the rear...

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