Business & Finance: Honor Bilt

Next year in Paris will be held the French International Colonial Exposition. U. S. exhibits will be housed in a reproduction of George Washington's Mount Vernon home and in two wings, the plans of which were completed last week. A U. S. firm has been awarded the construction contract, an award surprising to persons who have not followed developments in the home-building fields. Builder of Mount Vernon for France will be Sears, Roebuck & Co., potent Chicago mail-order house.

Sears, Roebuck's entrance into home-building was first thought of about 18 years ago by Chairman...

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