That large backlog value Chrysler $300,000 a week. Gross sales of the document-priced 1974s dropped to 1970 ranges, and a two-month backlog quickly piled up, but chairman Townsend refused to slash costs. Few in Highland Park had foreseen the energy crisis, which solely accelerated the purchaser resistance to large vehicles that had been building on account of galloping sticker prices. On a 115-inch wheelbase, this new cordoba turned into the shortest Chrysler because of the battle — and only 2.5 inches longer than the very first 1924 Six. No new mosaics were installed until 1950, when one depicting St Thérèse of Lisieux (later changed by a bronze) was placed within the south transept and one other, in 1952, in memory of these within the Royal Army Medical Corps. They died in World Battle II in the chapel of Saint George.