Business: World's Record

Walter P. Chrysler, super-mechanic, has been much laughed at.

He achieved an immense reputation as the man who took the Buick Motor Co. from a production of 40 to one of 560 cars per day. He added to it by pushing the Willys-Overland Co. out of its post-War depression. He was about to crown it, thought the public, when the Maxwell and Chalmers Companies asked him to drive them round a perilous curve which overlooked bankruptcy. His salary was quoted at almost fabulous figures—$100,000, $200,000, even $500,000.

Then, two years ago, it was...

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