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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, July 23, 1915, NOON EDITION, Image 14',
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"This year he is driving a Ford
touring car. You can see him almost
any time about the streets. There
he comes now!"
I looked up to see a man without a
hat whose thin face seemed to be out
lined againsfa -background of waving
iron gray hair.
"Ford seldom wears a hat in sum
mer," was the comment of the rdan
who stood beside me.
"He s'eems to be breaking the
speed laws witht that lil' ol Ford,"
The man beside me only smiled
and although Henry Ford passed
everything and everyboly on the
street he must have been within the
speed limit for the traffic cop touched
his hat and grinned as the Fori with
its gray dressed, gray haired occu
pant swept by him.
Henry Ford smiled and returned
the salute by lifting his hand to his
"Do all the members of Henry
Ford's family drive Ford?" I asked
the genuemanbeside me wh seemed
to know a goj5aaeal about the Fords.
(In Detroit they talk about Ford
and his affairs, as- they do about the
"Mrs. Ford," he-answered, "drives
a Detroit Elective, Henry Ford.'s..son
is at present on his'way to California
m a Ford although, he sometimes
drives in winter an enclosed Cadil
"The 'family makes use of a large
English r Rolls-Royce limousine for
town purposes when there are many
guests to be taken care of or when
inclement weather prevails."
Ford himself, however, probably
feels about his car as Lincoln did
about his legs. You remember when
some woman of more truthfulness
than tact remarked upon the length
of Lincoln's legs, he answered:
"Madame, they are the same length
of those of everyone else, they reach
from my body to the ground and they
get me over it" 1
Certainly in the case of Ford and .
his Ford car it seems to get himO"
over the ground just as effectively as
Lincoln's legs did him. He is a part
of it; he only had one hand on the
wheelas he whizzed by me and to a
bystander it almost looked as though
he had only to say "gee" or "haw"
tohis Ford as he used to do to the
horses when he was on the farm.
STRING BEANS .WITH BUTTER
Wash, string and cut 2 quarts of
beans in inch lengths and cook in
boiling water till tender. When near
ly tender add 2 even teaspoonfuls of
salt and cook at least 15 minutes af
ter salt is added. Melt 2 tablespoon
fuls of butter, being very careful not
to brown and add to butter 1 table
spoonful of flour, stir until smooth.
Add X tablespoonful of sugar to 1 cup
of top milk and turn into the butter
and our mixture. Stir constantly
until thoroughly blended and then set
over slow fire or in double boiler for
20 minutes. Turn over hot beans and
To every pint of chopped peach,
banana or pineapple allow 1 pint of
water, 6 eggs and 1 pound of sugar;
beat eggs until light, then add other
ingredients and cook until thick as
custard. Strain, set in a pan of cold (i
wafer and beat until cold. Freeze and
serve with a syrup like a sundae.
DAME FASHION FOLLOWS ALL FLAGS TO WAR
When Dame .Fasfiion'and the gods
of war join forces strange, things bap-
The "bean stalk" lady wears .Ro
man stripes, the shy little lass wears
a skirt that's almost a trouserette,
the militant wears a gracefully
draped cap'e everybody wears any
thing just because it's fashionable,
and the war gods command it