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Henry Ford purchased 120,000 acres of undeveloped coal lands in Kentucky, containing a potential supply of 500,000,000 tons of bituminous coal. He plans to supply fuel from this huge virgin tract for all his own factories, the factories making Ford accessories and those other manufacturing plants that care to participate in his coal conservation scheme.

This conservation scheme embodies a plan to use the coal twice. Mr. Ford has announced that he will ask all industrial users of his coal to install furnaces that will remove only the gas, leaving a fuel unimpaired for...

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