Foreign News: Standardized Living

Four rooms & bath, a car, a radio—that is the "standard of living" of a Ford workman in Detroit according to experts of the International Labor Office at Geneva (TIME, April 7). Last week these experts started on the second phase of the investigation they are conducting at Mr. Ford's request. In Poland and in Denmark they began asking about house rents, started pricing cars, radios, clothes, food, amusements. They showed startled shopkeepers whole trunkfuls of clothes and underclothes previously worn by Detroit workmen and their families, asked: "How much will garments of...

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