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is showing them how to clpan upland ' will ell about the charity that Ford
live healthilvon it! i er)yers do not need, and about
Iv 'f much better they work now than
(Tomorrow Special Investigator ' bj the old plan.)
ONE OF FORD'S WORKMEN AND HIS FAMILY
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The Day Book investigator found hundreds of Ford families like the above,
neatly and'cleanly dressed, well fed and happy.
BY A SPECIAL INVESTIGATOR.
In the district of Chicago where the
$2-per-day employes of the Interna
tional Harvester Company, work, I
found GrandfatherVogel. He "worked
by Deefings," one of its -big plants.
His sons worked there, and now his
grandson's are in the factory. The old
man, John Vogel, and his wife live
four feet below the surface of the
street. The floor of their house is
usually damp. They have one room
and a cupboard. They sleep in the
. "Yes, $2 a day,", said Vogel. "That's
what we get by Deering. Once we got
$1.50. They raised it 50 cents, but it
ain't no good. Round steak costs 18
cents. It's worse than $1.50 used to
Old John does not drink and never
goes anywhere except to work and to
church. He came to Anierica and
hoped to send his boys to school and
to collegg, but all he could do was
to raise some of them. Two lived and
three died! He and his wife-aie of
hardy stuff and have survived.
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