Ford

Men sitting around a table, not men dying in a trench,

will settle the differences. Write that down!

Give it to the boys when we hit New York!

Schwimmer

Your support is not contingent upon President Wilson's approval?

Ford

I don't care what any president thinks. I'll buy up

all the armaments of the fighters. I'll buy a ship,

sail it over, load all the guns on it and sink her!

Schwimmer

The Peace Ship!

Ford

Get all the great men in this continent to voyage over in that ship,

and we'll make them have Peace!

 

THE PEACE SHIP

GREAT WAR TO END

FORD TO STOP IT

Schwimmer

Ford slips into a chair and dangles his feet

over the arm. Ford ask Wilson how he

keeps so trim. Wilson tells a Ford-joke.

Ford explains the neutral commission.

  LIKELY TO DO

AS LITTLE HARM

AS GOOD

FORD CONFIDENT

HOPES FOR

WILSON'S SUPPORT

Wilson

Mr. Ford, I can't accept

any one plan

I have to keep free.

  ONE OF THE CRUELEST

JOKES OF THE CENTURY

 

Ford

Wilson is a small man!

 

Sorensen

The three 50 ton blast furnaces

will be down there by the slip.

There'll be plenty of room

for coke processing and storage.

Back over there the foundry will

be in with machinery!

Kahn's got a fool proof

ventalating system. We'll have

the cleanest foundry

in the world at the Rouge.

 

Liebold

Mr. Ford told me

he does not want another

Couzens. Your job is to watch

certain men and see that they

do not become Couzens!

What Wills, Hawkins and

Klingensmith say in the AM,

Mr. Ford must know about

by the PM!

 

Martin

This Sociological Department

just pampers. Pay men and

let them do what they want.

But Lee don't like my ideas.

Well, I still boss foremen,

and if I see any of you

becoming do-gooders,

you'll be canned!

 

Lee

A worker comes to see me:

"Mr. Lee, since we mak more money, my wife,

she no more work; jes sit home and laff all day."

I told him she was only happy and that's good!

Marquis

One came to me and asked permission to buy a car.

I checked the man's records and saw he had enough

money saved so I said he could. As I left the room

he turned and told me he was buying a Buick!

Lee

Amazing! But what makes me feel good

is that we put a lot of shysters out of business,

sharks hoping to con our workers' wages.

Marquis

I have to go. You know Mrs. Ford is worried

about the Peace Ship and wants me to try to

dissuade Henry. I'll be in New York. And

I have an interview with the Times about the good

you and I are doing, Bill. Buy a Buick!

I can't get over that!

Lee

Great! I have an English class to check in on.

You should hear them say "I love America!"

Out of the Trenches By Christmas!

Hurray for Henry Ford!

Jane Addams, Julius Rosenwald, Zona Gale, Charles Steinmetz.

William Dean Howells, Ida Tarbell, John Wanamaker,

John Burroughs, Luther Burbank

wire their regrets

unable to join the Peace Ship

Ford

Edison! I'll give you

a million dollars

if you come with me!

Edison

What! I can't hear you. Ford.

Ford

A million if you come on the ship!

Edison

Bon voyage, Ford, Goodbye!

rainbow chasers,

dreamers,

students,

and newsmen

sail with Ford

and his money

              "Our Peace Ship party started with a send off

at the pier

We don't know where we're going but we're

mighty glad we're here.

It's a seasick kind of voyage over miles

of ocean spray

But we put our trust and Henry and with heart

and head we say-"

 

 

Marquis

One man can't turn the tide of war!

Ford

Peace is right, isn't it? You tell me right doesn't fail.

Marquis

A man is lucky if he can make one thing right.

You make your car right. Next week the one millionth

Model T will come off the line. Your men witll be

proud of that car. You should drive it off the line!

Ford

Pride's stupid when men die for nothing.

Marquis

The newspapers ridicule the Peace Ship, and this Jewess

Schwimmer won't tell anybody what's in that black bag she carries.

Ford

I'm tired of this. I'm going down to the engine room.

Mutiny On the Peace Ship

December 7, Fighting broke out among the doves

on Henry Ford's Peace Flivver. Some delegates

refuse to sign the anti-preparedness document that

others insist be a reply to President Wilson's

Preparedness Speech. Rev. Aked and S.S. McClure

almost came to blows. Ford is reported to be ill.

 

Schwimmer

All voyage Mr. Marquis would let no one

talk to Mr. Ford. Although the drunken reporters

were unbearable, there were profitable discussions

among the delegates. Finally we reached Norway

and had a docile reception until Mr. Ford announced

a $10,000 gift to the local college.

         

Marquis

What's in that woman's

black bag? She's a

Hungarian Jew. That means

the Kaiser's side! All these

cranks and intellectuals.

Let's go home!

 

Ford's leaving! Taking a ship home!

He can't leave me! Stop him!

Mr. Ford said he'd come to Europe

He didn't say he'd stay.

Ford

Foot all their bills. Keep them going

as long as they think they can help.

 

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