HEROES: Colossal Convention

When the R. M. S. Queen Mary docked in New York last week, one of her distinguished passengers was W. T. Morgan, news editor of the London Star. Editor Morgan's mission was a carefully planned, 48-hour sightseeing tour of New York City. He had planned it carefully so as to omit nothing of interest. If Editor Morgan's preconception of New York was something between a community playground and an outsized booby-house, he found little to surprise him.

In Manhattan he found that it was not extraordinary for horses to be ridden into hotels;...

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