Business & Finance: Man Wanted

In his column in the Hearstpapers one day last week. B. (for Bertie) C. (for Charles) Forbes, breezy little Scots business pundit, wrote:

"WANTED—a Napoleon of the Building Industry.

"America has had its Automobile King, Henry Ford; its Oil King, John D. Rockefeller ... its Chewing Gum King, William Wrigley, Jr. ... its Coke King, Henry Clay Frick.

"America needs today another colossus, a superman, capable of giving every city and town and community in America attractive modern homes at lower prices than hitherto possible.

"If America could give birth to a man able to...

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