Business & Finance: Daimler-Knight

At Los Angeles, one Charles Y. Knight, an almost mythical personage, inventor of the sleeve-valve motor, now wealthy, retired and 56, might have beamed again last fortnight with the pleasure of the prophet honored anew in his own country. John North Willys (Willys-Knight, Willys-Overland) had just returned, with his wife and daughter Virginia, from two months in Europe, where as usual he had mixed business with pleasure. Debarked at Manhattan, he had said:

"Although I am positive that the light weight car is the car for the future, at the same time there is...

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