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About The commoner. (Lincoln, Neb.) 1901-1923 | View Entire Issue (Feb. 1, 1914)
VOL. 14, NO. 2
A Car For Luxury Loving People
Cartercar Colonial Coupe
Fully Equipped, Price
This Cartercar Colonial Coupe presents an appeal to comfort
loving people, both men and women, that is hard to resist.
And that is just the end we havestriven for in designing and
building Model 5-0.
Like all Cartercars, it has the simple two unft patent drive
system which makes potent every ounce of pull in the sturdy
four cylinder valve enclosed silent engine.
The gearless transmission also makes starting and stopping"
a pleasure. The wheels and disk roll gently together so as to
avoid all quick, jerky movements as the engine takes hold or
This Cartercar Model is very popular with Ihe ladies, also
physicians and professional men.
DESOItll'TIOK OF MODKI, 5-C
OutHldo llnlsh Raven blue, black
Insldo finish, upholstory In fine
loathor and dark bluo broadcloth,
dark bluo seaming laco and silk
curtains, flashes In rich shade of
Gonulno San Domingo Mahogany,
French plato glass windows and
doors, doimi light In celling.
Three passengers are accommo
dated comfortably, an extra seat
utilizing the spaco between the reg
ular seat and tho dash. This seat
can bo folded out of the way when
only two persons are riding.
Is right hand driven and has
doors opening both sides affording
easy entrance no matter which
way you drlvo up to tho curb.
Whether Common or Not
Tho Coupe has all the easy elegance and refined luxury of an
electric, yet tho sterling worth and extraordinary ability of a Carter
car. Will you ride in one? Write us.
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Old Fashioned Stuff
I knew a kid one day
Who looked beyond wide orchard
lanes of white
To where a fellow held the laureled
Of fame and name and fortune in
A kid who heard life calling, and who
To catch tho echo of far-marching
Where crimson fires of glory flashed
Along the borders of the swarming
I know a fellow now
Who looks across gray years with
Beyond the laurel and tho olive
To rose-sweet dreams beneath re
To fields of golden harvest and the
Of God's lost sunshine waning to
Of star-lit dusk back home, so long
It only seems the phantom of a
I know a fellow who
Would give life's motley fame
again to bo
In orchard drifts where lost winds
And whisper sighing from the
Who dreams at each gray dusk
within his den
Of old time honor and old
And cries to God to lead him back
And leave him with the clean,
bravo faith of youth.
Grantland Rice in Collier's.
topics, when Miss Katharine Gray,
the theatrical star, told of Uncle
Rastus' interpretation of circum
Uncle Rastus, it seems, was ar
rested on a charge of rallying around
a chicken coop, and on being fo,und
guilty by the jury, was given a short
term in jail.
One day a sympathetic friend
called to ee Rastus, and questioned
him on how his present unfortunate
condition came to pass.
"Dey jes done sent me .ter jail
when dey jiadn't no right ter," elo
quently answered Rastus. "Dat's
what my lawyer tole 'em. I wah con
victed on circumstantial ebidence."
"Dat doan sound good ter me,
Rastus," dubiously remarked the
friend, shaking his head. "What am
"From de way dat I understand
it," explained Rastus, "circumstantial
ebidence am de feathers dat yo' leave
around when yo' nab got done wid de
chicken." Philadelphia Telegram.
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I "He had taken a mouthful of flnii
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"The colonel took a second mouth
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