Business & Finance: X-ray on Oh Henry!

A chewy, chocolate-covered concoction of peanuts and fudge, Oh Henry! is one of the three best-selling 5¢ candy bars in the U. S. (others: Milky Way, Baby Ruth). Like most confectioners, Oh Henry's maker—a subsidiary of $1.250.000 General Candy Corp.—is pestered with damage suits. In 1936, 100 people claimed they had broken teeth, bruised gums or damaged their digestion on stones, twigs, wires and nails that slipped by Oh Henry! inspectors. Last year, General's President George Huhn Williamson, following the example of W. F. Schrafft & Sons Co., installed two $3.000 Adrian fluoroscopes...

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