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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, January 24, 1914, NOON EDITION, Image 2',
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'Under Henry Ford's new profit-sharing
plan Henry Kull, plain dockman
and only as worthy of his hire as.
ANY average American citizen, -receives
$130 a month an advanceiof
$57.10 on his former salary. ;.
Fifty-seven dollars "tb-brjng added
comfort to an old mother!
'when I questioned him. "Well, I
should say hot) Does ANYBODY be
lieve it is bad economics which ease
the strain that had always been borne
by our lttle home iere, which makes
four hearts 'happy hearts that had
almost forgotten .what REAL joy is?
, "BAD .economics! Why, it is the
Fifty-seven dollars to. relieve the
strain a wife must bear in making
both ends meet on TOO LITTLE!
Fifty-seven dollars to. help in edu
cating a growing son, to help in en
gaging medical aid in time of sick
ness and to buy needfuf entertain
ment! THAT'S what Henry Ford has
done for Henry Kull and hundreds
like him. -
"Bad-economics?" said Kull to me I
Alice Hockmuth. the FnrH
phone operator.who now -gets $3 for
eight hours' work.