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HONOLULU STAR RULLETrN, AT UK DAY. V R R 1 1, pH.
MILLIONAIRE AUTO MANUFACTURER, HENRY FORD,
DIVIDES $10,000,000 AMONG HIS EMPLOYEES
Gery Street, above Unloa Square
tjorxtpn Pln $130 a dy up
American PUa $3.50 day up
Hew steel and brick structure.
Third addition of hundred rooms
now building. Every comfort and
convenience. A high Clan hotel
at very moderate rates. In center
of theatre and retail district. On
car lines transferring to all parts
of city. Electric omnibus meets
all trains and steamers. i
UUb Ka4f carters. Ctkl A44rm
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a a .. .
t ffewly rneatfd Bett Hotel
TOURIST TRADE SOUCITED
tl Tf. SriTZ t I I Proprietor
A 'HEAL CHANCE OP CLIMATE
can b bad at tfie new bearding house
if nearly 1000 feet elevation, near de-
1 pot, irand scenery, fine bass fishing.
For particulars, address E. L. Krusa,
Wahlawa, Pbone 4C9. ?
,i Under the Management ot ....
i J. H. HERTSCHE
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Phone 1416. Oo. O. Guild. Cen. Mgr.
ALEX ATDnt T0TT50 BTJILDEIG
ETerythlng la Hooks"
BETHEL ST.. NKAR HOTRT.
15 PER pENT TO 33 1-3 PER CENT
Reduction on Household Utensils.
Hardware and Crockery
City Mercantile Co.,
24 Hotel St.. near Nmianu
Geo. A. Martin '
Moved to Waity Bldg., King SU
Rooms 4 and S, over Wells
Farfo A Co..
See what's dolus at 112 Queen SL
Man Who Commenced on Very
Modest Scale 12 Years ago
Has Confidence in Workers
H Uit-vt Mull
I'HCTUOIT Only a dozen ye;,r:, ago
Hnry Ford conducted a i -! r
pair shop In Detroit, doing most t'i
the repairing himnelf. So ho know.?
what h is up to whin hr 'W:s t
share the profits of hir, pres-nt im-
ttai,. i.ifirui'ortiiT'tiKr oir'ili!lainifin!
ainrnu thf miloya ho hav but I
th'r brawn anrl musolo to JM'nii i
upon. io knov.g froTi ftperinfo
wliHhfr or not fimincfal aid to an
hone-fit, loyal ufrklneman wiM tnl
to iMjum-rize him. as Aiulrr-w "ar
ncRif hsa said it wculd.
Hut the bicycle repair shop was
only an lnrid;t in Mr. Fcrds arly
ftruRgles. I!rfore that lie was chief
enfr'neer for the Kdison liglitinp plant
hee, and a mlphty Rood one he was.
Me resigned the job to experiment
with motor Inventions, rstahlishlnp a
Phop on taishinKton boulevard. Th?
bicycle repairing was dene to furnish
bread anl batter while the Invention
work wag ffolni; on. Mis Idea that gas
oline tu Id bvnade to run a carriage
withrut hrrses wan regarded a bo rl
diculrus by his acquaintances that
they dubbed him "Crazy Ford." Hut
he demonstrated presently that he was
Capital Wis Timid.
Ford look one of his horseless cor
rlages out on the Ice of Lake SL Clair
ofie winter and scootM a mile a mln-
ute. Then he organized a company
to build Mich things. That waa a
harder task than inventing the ma
chine. Few people wanted to put
money Into auch a "wild" venture,
lie had none to Invest himself, and
he Insisted upon retaining a majority
of stock to represent his patents He
wanted a lawyer to draw un the in
corporation papers and other legal doc
uments. He asked Rackham Brothers,
a legal firm of not very wide practice,
to do It Then he desired to pay
them In stock. They preferred to take
$200 in cash. Ford didn't have that
much to spare, so they regretfully ac
cepted the stock and forgot it. Last
year, they drew 12,000,000 In dividends.
The comnanv began business June
1903, with 1100,000 capital. Eight
years .later It ooeaed up negotiations
wi:h one of the biggest banks in Louis
ville to carry the Louisvilje balance of
tje company, a; branch 'having been
opened there. The president of the
bank never heard of the . Ford motor,
not reading much Yankee news. He
sent on a; printed formed to be filled
out, asking as to the company's stand
ing. . One . .of ; the printed questions
asked how much cash the company
carried. The answer was, "Six times
est much' as you 'do..;: : : . " '
Works Hard Himself... : : ,
Public opinion of Henry Ford, in
Ms home city, ts pretty well expressed
in a remark made by Dr. Robert J.
raRkenille of the Mlchfgan National
Guard,, who Is such a "dead ringer'
for Ford that' tho iatter8 acquaint
ances often start to "talk shop" -with
tim when they -meet him and who
since the announcement of last Mon
day has had to fend off hundreds of
- The reason I feel most honored by
being Henry Ford's double, Dr. Cas-
kerville saifl, "is because he is exactly
the same Henry Ford he was whan he
kept a bicycle repair shop. Success
las not turned his head a bit."
; Hundreds of stories are told of Mr.
Ford's, democratic ways. Probably
!ne-tenths of them are true. He is
probably the hardest man for a news-,
paper reporter to reach in Detroit. But
that is not because he sits in a mag
cificent office with a corps of sentries
guarding him. It Is because he actu
ally is busy. He is chief engineer of
bis plant. He designs the cars and
overseers in large part their construc
tion. He works with his own hands
in the chemical laboratory of the fac1
tory, testing steel and preparing for
ir.ulaj by which the steel companies
must make the metal which goes into
his-cars. If the steel doesn't toe the
mark he sends it back. He has a pri
vate workshop In the big office build
ing In which be works daily, much as
do his employes, except that hia work
is that of originating and working out
ideas. He is "his own inspector in
Every Sunday he goes through the
Immense plant from end to end. look
lug over everything, seeing that ma
machines are properly oiled and taken
care of, and that naught is am?.s3 in
any department. Office work he
leaves to competent managers, jit i
the actual making of the cars that re
quires his personal attention. I
A Workman Who Went Wrong.
One of the btct proofs that his re
cent announcement of profit Pharins
v ith his employes was a move of tho
heart and not a business play of (eep
intent was an incident of a-year or so
tftin aufomobile parts were he.ng sto.,$100 bm.wi j k ..,
len ftoni the factory dally in mianti- vnil.Va flrt,, '.. .,,.,, ,,,P ,,..
He had a watch put on the depart-
SC"L.i, .i?Ug emP,oyee, as de,tIcct i
ed in the thefts. The watcher follow-!
ed him to where he sold the goods.-
then to the office of a loan
saw him pay the money and a large .
part of his salary besides to the !
shark, and then reported to Mr. Ford.
Mr. Ford thought a brief moment.,
then called his car. Soon he was in ,
the office of the loan shark. He paid
the indebtedness of the young man.
took a receipt, returned to the plant
and had the erring employee sent to
his office. The young man w ondering
entered the big room.; Mr. Ford hand-1
er him his receipt andrquietly told him
that he knew all aferut what had !
been goine on and thjai he had clean-
eu the slate for him
he might make a new
low the riht path.
"Your job is afe."
"Just return to your
in order that
start and fol-
work and try
i S 'h- : Pl
i s - ? -m
; Henry Ford, who has establish-
oil I0,HKUHM fottnitatioii out of !
j automobile IhisIuchn, for benefit '
! of his emulotCN. '
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to live right. No one ever shall know
anything about it."
The young man was crying when he
left Mr. Fcrd'-s 6fllce, and Mr. Ford
was very happy. It was one of his
forms of pleasure to helps a young
man like that.
We're All Selfish.
He expressed a quaint and exceed
ingly pleasing philosophy to a maga
zine writer who interviewed him one
day regarding wh'at he proposed o
accomplish in the motoring world m
the future. His chief aim in life ever
since he established his factory has
been to make it possible for the or
dinary everyday man to own a motor
car. That is why he has bo deter
minedly sought ways to reduce cos,
"Every timo 1 see a Ford car going
along a stree. it gratifies my personal
pleasure,' he said. "I made it' possi-.
tie for that party to rfde in an auto
mobile. I want to make it possible for
everybody to ride'in an automobile. It
will mean that much more pleasun
for me. It's Just a matter of selfish
ness on my part.
"Selfishness rules the world in ev.
ery respect. Even acts which we deem
great sacrifices actually are matters
of selfishness. The man who performs
them finds his pleasure In the sacri
fice or in the public opinion which his
sacrifice will arouse. One man will
give up his fortune to satisfy his cre
ditors. He doesn't want any man on
earth to think he would defraud a fel
low being. His pleasure' is in the es-
teem of others.
Another man rnight do Just the re-
verse, Ills pleasure lies in his per
sonal, worldly profit One man will
give hla life for another; his pleasure
lies In heroic deeds. Another would
evade; the danger, his pleasure being In
personal safety regardless of duty or
public opinion. Whatever a man does
of his own volition Is for his own
pleasure in Bc,me way rr other.
"We 'always could have charged
twice as much for cur automobiles as
we have charged, but the man in
ordinary circumstances could not have
become a motorist I don't appropriate
any credit to myself for the policy.
It was just my way of being selfish.
Rut for this policy I would not see h j
many people riding in Ford oars and
I wculd lose the pleasure I derive
Such words, snoke.n two years ago,
throw considerable light on Mr. Ford's
beneficence of last Monday. He has
given his employes $10,000,000 and es
tablished a f." per day wage minimum
for the pleasure he takes in doing
good to others.
A $10C0 ."Tip."
All the shrewdness engraved upon
his features by his early battle with
adversity can not hide the indefinable
golden heart within another. He re
members even the wild creatures of
the woods. On Detroit river, about 10
miles below the city, he has purchased
an Immense tract cf woodland anl
meadow and fitted it up as a birds'
paradise instead of as a game pro
serve. Experts in natural history are
in charge of it, with unlimited funds
at their disposal with which to build
shelters and provide food for birds and
animals and make them comfortable
Mr. Ford has not the least hesitancy
in rewarding employes whom he can
trust with cash, sometimes on the im
pMlse cf a moment. One ,day a new
Ford motor was being tested on a De
troit race track.. The driver had Ion?
been in his employ He was a "dare
devil," as much so as Ford himself
was when he
raced his own early '
cars. The new motor was put around
the mile -track in surprisingly fast!"iros-'
time and in terfect stvle. ?V.nl was! . "We want those who have helped us
waiting at the finish to greet his dri-!'to produce this great institution and
Ivor. a . rn.mo ,v, o n .UommirtBi.nrr trvinc to maintain it to share our
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For. Ontario. One dav the bookkeep-1 tice logins at home. We wanted our
. Aa,xntrnr,nt T : Aie. 'J,mninvM n 1,0 rrvnJiv nnrtnera 1n our
r t,;?lll,,-, . ,,,. . . n
v.ere put at work. After much work
they ian it down.
K.... . t i t . . r j
'" V - , e receivea a
I;0,p- ouU 7:e kinJ,v lsit that
'''vidend check mailed him last month?
-mi. ! ,u iuinmai.d a moment,, men
stepped to h;s wardtobe and thrust a
finger into a pocket cf a discarded
st and drew out the hr-. He had
absent-mindedly j.r.t it there and for
The human and vrrsonal story be-
r'nd the pvcfit-nharing (lan 's iort of
the lif- of .'an ev, Cnuzns. e rerary
end treasirei of t'n conn-anv. It
I circs a cliir.nv ::rt rverely to the
j i!:di:sti ial c.ueers of Mr Ford and Mr.
Couzens, but as the consummation of
Says He Would Rather Make
20,000 Contented and Hap
py Than Millionaires
tl fir personal ica.5
Jarrex Ctuz-ris. in :: priti'f ol'
life, b.it li&rd-h'-.iiN' i. (;rtemliifl. a
man of enerpy anil urtu r'. s;it iti his
luxurious rffUv in thf (.llosa! Ford
.Motor Company plant ono day shen
I the "slacking up si-aiion"' t-fimpniieii
the tirm to lay off yoir.o tho ;-iatid-: of
,Uirplcyes. He Ico'dnJ out a::d saw
inesi' i-rowti.H r.f mpn, wl.o dad givm
'their laf.or in exchange for their liv-
ing. moving away .fi on: tic ;!i.is ;v,
melt away toward the it y. ;
Asked "What is Wrong?"
Many tim-s ha3 such a scne taken
place about an American factory. Mr.
Couzeivs exclaimed : "That is w rons!'
i.nd said it with all his characti'iisi !.
vrgor. He turned to a friend.
"There is something wrong when
there thousands of men can depend'
tn the Ford Motor , Company for their
livelihood for months, and then can
S he turned out at the beginning of win
ter." he said. j
"The loss of wink means anxity,
perhaps actual want. Here I am. I
don't haw to b?? anxious. I had my
car before trie sla(k time came. I
shall have it yet My wife doesn't
give up her Mieonslnc because the
f'hcp.s ate running lieht. Our life goes
en as before. This burden falls "hard
est . on those who are least able to
Mr. Coitzens is a student of socio
logical problems. He makes a hard
fight for practical solutions. A few
days after the "laying off" a f.iend
met hlrn and exclaimed:
'"Say, Couzeufc, why did yon nit
down the price cf the Fold car? Why
don't you give that money to the men
on can't supply the demand for
cars even at present prices. Why not
let those who want the. cars pay for
them and let the men have the differ
Mr. Couzens rose, up at once i:i o
positicn. The Idea was so revolution
ary that he resisted it. Hut the idea
went icto his mind along with the idea
of all those meu suddenly deprived of
their, livelihood thiough no fault of
He made his character istY fight for
n practical solution. He did not want,
to see other crowds cf men laid off
'without prospect. At the same time
he knew that ,no business institution
could become a blind charitable institution.-
His problem was the problem
or a man with' ideals and aloo with
.He was appointed street railway
commissioner by the maycr of Detroit
last summer. ? 'Within a few days he
accQmplished.what for years had ap
lred impossible, the negotiation of
a new working'' agreement between the
city and the street railway company.
Dought Whole Bend Issue.
A few months ago Wayne county
had dilfieully In disposing cf some
good, roads bonds because of the' low'
interest rate. JdrJ Couzens took up the!
whole issue. These things are charac-1
teristic cf his abundant action, and
of hi3 ideal note, of his energy mixed
with personalitV and patriotism.
He and Henry Ford debated the
problems before them. Henry Ford,
the Michigan country boy who arrived
!n Detroit in 1887 and became in time
chief engineer of the Edi3on-Illuminating
Company, has had many talks
with James Couzens. who began his
career in life " as a railroad employe
vith a salary of $2." a month.
Henry Ford was working on his car,
tinkering and hoping, while James
Couzens was working in a coal office,
where his services were valued be
cause of his knowledge of railroad
ing. Couzens was advised to invest
Ms savings, the dollars he had heaped
together one by one in the savings
bank, in the Ford enterprise.
He put into it the whole amount, an
amount small indeed compared to the
12.000.000 or SH.ooO.OOO annual divi
dends he has drawn from
Motor Company, but Mr.
greatest investment was his energy.
his zeal and loyalty which he put j
also Into the solution of the now
problem of justice.
Did Not Forget EarlfLife.
Mr. Ccuzens never forgot the days .
ho worked with his hands. Mr.
Ford never forgets any living crea
ture. He is a lover cf wild life. A
few years ago he imported a largr
collection of wild birds from England
to be acclimatized, if possible, on his
lare-e-farm near Dearborn, and thus
to increase the bird population of
"We believe." said Mr. Ford, "in
making 20.00n men hanpy and prosper
ous and contented rather than follow-
the plan cf making a few s.ave dnver3
pnsnerity. ' said Mr. iouzens. e
want them to have present profits and
future prospects. Thrift and good
servfee and sobriety all will be en-
rouraeed and recognized. Social jus-
The plan Mr. Ford and Mr. Couzens
have worked out together is intended
to follow the impulses of justice whieh
inspired it. It is hot intended as a
blind charity. It is intended to meet
all the evils and yet maintain sound
husines3 principles.- It is intended
that the stockholders shall connue
to draw dividends. .
The price of the Ford car will still
be reduced at intervals when condi
tions permit, but the employes, the
workers, the toilers, are to? have a
r.hare in this general prosperity. The
success of. the firm is become also
their personal success. v '.
The Ford Company will expand with
new shops and plants as before, but
The car that is always worth
more than you pay for it.
Cairrisige C(Do9 Ltd.,
the prospects of the workers will
brighten also. As for the "slack times" .
Mr. Ford and Mr. Couzens have met i
that problem by arranging to obtain
employment on farms for employes
CUMBERLAND (Md). That the
breaking of the huge dam at Dobbin, I
W. Va.. which sent a wall of water i
down the Potomac Valley, resulted in j
no loss of life and comparatively !
small property loss, is attributed to
the signal brigade of telephone girl.s
organized by the residents of the river
Telegraph and telephone ' linemen
succeeded in restoring communication
along the valley and all residents in,
the lowlands returned to their homes.
Shares Now 22
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mean $3.00 for every ONE DOLLAR inveshil.
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Ford Runabout $700.00 Honolulu.
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The past week at the Schuman Car
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F.- E. Davis has bought a fine new
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S. D. McMillan has ordered a new
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B. F. Lee has taken delivery of a
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A Federal truck was shipped the
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