THE TWO AUTOS
Down the busy street
there came an auto, large
Its make was new to this country, 'twas its first
appearance in this land.
The crowd surged to the curb, its beauty to
And all exclaimed they wanted it, for it was
just their heart's desire.
Down the selfsame
street there came another
auto, small and light.
It was neat and black and very compact, and
its brass was burnished and bright.
But its wheels were small and it skidded and
stalled, and the engine loudly roared,
The crowd gave but a glance, then turned away,
muttering, "It's nothing but a Ford."
man desiring to secure space large enough to store two Ford cars, inserted
an "ad" in the daily paper. He received the following
reply -- "I think I have just the place you need: it is my dog
kennel. My rat terrier has outgrown it and I will be glad to rent it
A Ford will go anywhere an automobile will.