GREAT BRITAIN: Sorrow & Suffering

Why people who buy stock in a munitions firm and cash their dividend checks with alacrity should turn up at stockholders' meetings to make trouble is an endless source of honest wonder to General Sir Herbert Alexander Lawrence, Chairman of Vickers Ltd.

Sir Herbert has received from the U. S. the Distinguished Service Order, from Japan the Order of the Rising Sun and a hatful of European decorations including the Cross of the Legion of Honor and from George V the accolade of knighthood with the Grand Cross of the Order of The...

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