Business & Finance: Firestone Jr.

Recently a chunky, handsome young man sailed 10,000 miles through calm and stormy seas, returned (TIME, June 28). Last week he journeyed to White Pine Camp at President Coolidge's invitation. He presented his card: Harvey S. Firestone Jr. If such things were done, there might have been in one corner of the card: Son of famed tire-magnate; in another corner Princeton University, 1920; and finally, below his name in bold type: Extremely well-informed on rubber.

Mr. Firestone got down to business, spoke convincingly, aggressively. Said he:

1) Americans pay $136,000,000 a year increase over what...

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