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Texas Politician Opposes the Automobile

 March 12, 1920, Automobiles

March 12, 1920: Former Texas Sen. Joe Bailey wants to abolish autos except for businesses, according to his opponents in the governor’s race. Bailey says, “I believe that next to the dog, the horse is man's best friend."

More on the jump, plus Clare Briggs.


“The Bore,” by Clare Briggs

March 12, 1920, Automobiles

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I'm with Joe Bailey. Automobiles have been nothing but trouble.


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