you know that the new Ford is to be without doors?"
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The owner of a big touring car with a fine equipment had a great deal of trouble from thefts of his tools and other equipment. He had some powerful storage batteries installed and connected with the various parts of the steel body so that anyone touching it would get a severe shock. He would turn on this current whenever he stopped anywhere and after that he had no further trouble with thieves. One day he had taken a little run down into the country and on coming back into town finally noticed that everyone was staring at him and some of them shouted at him. He finally stopped the car and got out to see what was the matter. Well, he found the body of the car covered with nails, horseshoes, tin cans and all kinds of metal objects one might pick up in the road, and trailing on behind were four or five Fords. You see he had forgotten to turn off the current from the storage batteries that magnetized the car.