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"vm"JM$ "1' wr V&S may be seen through the window of the $li000,000 Ford mansion darning the socks of her husband and son. And she's a successful mother. "I am a mother, and if I were a European mother I'd rather give up my own life thaiisend my son into battle to seek the life of another mother's boy," declared Mrs. Ford before she left Detroit for New York to sail on the peace ship, Oscar II. "Participation in this movement I consider a God-given duty," she said very quietly, "and I believe it is an immediate duty, for the nearest day that peace can be obtained is the time for peace. "Until I talked with Mme. Schwim mer I 4id not realize what this war has meant to the women of Europe and means this very minute while we are talking of it If every man and woman in this country appreciated the horror of this war to the mothers as that horror was pictured to me, there would be one united demand for quick action -in this country. "Let any mother imagine what it would mean to her to have her son, or sons, torn away from her and sent into trenches- to maim or kill the sons of other mothers who were torn away for the same purpose. Think of the mother who has watched her son grow into manhood, who has guided him to be a God-respecting man and a loving son only to have to give him up for war. "Mme. Schwimmer has told me that the warring nations themselves are ready to stop this useless con flict She has also told me that the neutral nations of Europe will act as agents for peace. All they lack is the initiative from the big brother the United States. Now is the time, I believe." Just as Mrs. Ford was his unfailing supporter years ago, she is content to have her husband spend his for tune, if necessary, in his efforts to bring peace. In face of the world's laughs, sar- I castic comment and skepticism, she confidently believes that Henry For,d will accomplish what he has set out to do end the European war. How did Mrs. Ford bring about the $5 minimum day in the Ford fac tories? Ford has been wondering for sev eral days what he could do to better industrial conditions in his great au tomobile plants. "Do you remember when you worked by the day?" asked his wife as she glanced up from a book. "Hope 111 never forget it," he re plied. "Well," whispered Mrs. Ford with a smile, "what did you look for ward to?" 'A raise in pay," he answered. A few days later the announce ment was made that thereafter thej lowest wage paid by the Ford com- pany would be $5 a day. The pres ent extensive Ford sociological sys tem followed. Edsel Ford, the son, is of the same quiet, unassuming type of his moth er. He Is a thinner and has already perfected several minor inventions. He is now secretary and treasurer of the company, having succeeded to that position through the recent re- signation of James Couzens, the vice president, who quit because he didj not agree with Ford's peace views, and statements of them. o o FILLING FOR PUMPKIN PIE One and one-half cups of strained pumpkin; one-quarter cup of mo lasses; one-half cup of sugar; or use three-quarters cup of sugar and omit the molasses. One-half teaspoon of salt, one-third teaspoon of ginger, a dash of cinnamon, nutmeg and all spice. Beat all together until foamy; beat one egg very light and add to the pumpkin mixture; heat two cups of milk almost to boiling point and turn all together and beat a minute, then turn into pie tin lined with rich pie crust Put into hot oven to set the filling, then lower heat and bake slowly one hour. '