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VOU3, NO. 85
Chicago, Thursday, Jan. 8, 1914
HENRY FORD PLANS FOR NO MORE
DULL SEASONS IN HIS FACTORIES
His "Act of Social Justice"' and Plan To Give More Men
Work Includes Back To. the-Soil.M ovement for
His Men When Work Is Slack:
BY ;GERTUDE PRICE. .
Detroit Mich., Jan. .8 We -be-,
lieve in making 20,000 mehiiprosper-;
ous and" Icohteuted rather than to
follow the plan of making a few
'slave-drivers- in our" 'establishment
multi-miIlionares.,, Henry Ford.
This is the nucleus of the wonderful
ly practical and humalie plan
through which Henry Ford, the outo-.
mobile king, proposes to make his
workers ,cp-sharers in the profits of
the great money-making cotfcerja' of
wliich he is the head, the Ford.
Motor Co. . , 1 '
Men! Men.! Men! Old men, whp
must have been grandfathers years
ago. Young men who are striving to
get a hold on the ladder ot life, while
yet the year Is' in its paddling
clothqs; foreign men, American men,
short and! tall men, illy-dressed. and
well-dressed men swarmedabout tho
Fjord factory, here today -in a mad
jrush to secure employment with one
vvhp offers butter as, -well as bread,
hope as we'll as existence, for a good
day's work this year.
Every street car seemed to be go
ing toward the -factory and every
man seemed "to be.-headed" that way.
And what manner of man is this who
voluntarily agrees to himself place
$10;000,000 of. profits a year in the
pockets of his employes?
Where did this inventor of a new
and prodigious humanitarian scheme
get his ideas? ' ., -
'.What made himi do 4t?
1 cameto Detroit today-to find out
i First THenry Ford is one df nature's
men, uncnangea Dy a SKyrocKet
transition from seclusion and' noth
ingness to .wealth and position. He
is probably about 5 feet .9. Inches and
he looks the -normal weight of a man