Medicine: Executives' Exercise

Most executives of the Dennison Manufacturing Co.* at Framingham, Mass., were wearing suspenders last week. They do so because after long years of cajoling they accept the health instructions of Dr. Halstead G. Murray, company physician.

Nine years ago President Henry Sturgis Dennison decided that the time had come to set up some sort of health supervision for his 130 major and minor executives. He is a paternalistic employer. He put in the Taylor System of scientific management in his Framingham factories; he started a profit-sharing system, through which the employes now own a...

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