Business: Deals & Developments

Firestone Figures. "... I am proud and glad to submit to you a statement which I consider, in view of the conditions and difficulties of the past year, the best statement . . . the Firestone organization has ever made," said Harvey Samuel Firestone to shareholders last week. The statement (for the year ended Oct. 31, 1931) showed profits of $6,028,000. While this was less than Firestone has earned in most recent years, it was almost four times the 1930 figure despite greatly reduced sales volume. Cheering...

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