Foreign News: Henry Ford's Way

Sir Percival Perry, general European executive for Henry Ford, squirmed visibly one day last week in London as his employer gave audience to English journalists.

"Do you mean to say," exploded one of the newshawks, "that an Englishman in your employ can't so much as drink a glass of beer at lunch time?"

"I certainly do," said Mr. Ford.

"How are you going to enforce such a rule?"

"We shall see to it in our own way."

"But how?"

"I repeat," said the Motor Man, putting an edge on his voice, "we shall...

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