I was feeling sorry for my car engine in this weather. Then I came across this ad from the American Locomotive Company that reminded me how merciful automation can be.
Tens of thousands of [horses] died in a few days from the blistering sun a year ago. In one week 1,200 alone perished in the streets of New York City.
While on the subject of hot-weather advertising, I thought I’d throw in this item for the Autocrat, made by Oldsmobile (now in its 14th year!)