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About The Omaha morning bee. (Omaha [Neb.]) 1922-1927 | View Entire Issue (Aug. 27, 1922)
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Soon to Co Dry
-Tiflit Mule Me" No Longer
Tifjlit Uriiinlirn Smn to
He on Voluntary Srm!
1 oti'!r.fi, Auu. Z'i -'Tfoliititfon !
niittiing up rotdwtv r,( ih
r.ptih ftiitiff tr!y, ant these ro4
wt csnnl bo rlnsrtl"
lliii )t th drluiil announcement
wal by )r,hn (i. Wootry, temper.
nr flwirt'e (mm id "'CmU'l
vNtr. who if !u;ly at work driv
ing the "lirmon ruin" out tf its
luutit inti the !" finish
t in "tiulil hM isle."
Mu'li.ai thry would like to eofT
i Woi.lry ther are a whole Jul of
I.r.t .hrr who art a(rai that he i
I !tn wi when rrferenr to the
l f I 1c i.le" was niiiff or lrst
H'luMr-eilgrd. f r almt ha'f of the
!! .tt trior or lc "tiH'il" after
fi'tfhtUM, I'.ut thing have changed
in Hriiam sinre the war.
'1 he oi l "pullif house" lhat
tm!t mi il corner of the street
anil rimis filnri of stale heer and
auW i'.:(fo 'mike ii not doing at
well a it used t'.
Workmen Discus Issu.
The ' pud" i sMI tli "poor man'i
rlu'i," and the l.ihnrilij( fraternity
Kiili'-r nightly to rliifUM the afTairi
of the world over an ''arfiiitabit
ttr." wlmh i the f uivalrnt lo a
"Vhonner c( heer," hut they fall it
a day when the "rf.ii.intal.ittrr' ii
conumed, and the "Unhides" are not
kept l.usv hrlpinir t'1 "clubmen"
Ab'inr Regent street, Oxford Mreet
and in the environs of I'trrathlly the
"pubs" I'trail to l"ok lonesome after
H in at iilyht. I'.veryone iffrai to
liave gone home, and the barmaids
powd'T their nose in rnaieMic teren
i'y. awaiting the closing hour.
Ah'tiit FlrM ttreet the "putia are
hiiM.r, for there are many night
worker who are anxioua to get a
hit of atimitlant to carry them
through until morning.
In the reidcnti:il diitricl of the
Letter chs the "mt" a dreary
,lare, patronized mootly by itinerant
Thing Are Dull,
Down in Kst London, throuKn
Um house nnd Popular, where the
"pub" tuerj to he the scene of night
ly warfare, thing are urprisinly
dull and unintrreitinir. I.acar,
Chinee. Japaneae, Malaya. Sanaga
Ir.e and men of the nation of the
arth come off their ihip "d wan
drr down Kat India lork Koad
and top in the "pub" to Rt their
beer, hut the old night of brawl
and murder and the like cem to
. Unhand won't tand lor prohibi
tion if it Jcnow it. England de
trt "l'uaayfoot" Johnson and hi
hand. Hut England ecm to be
roiuuminflf le alcoholic timulant
and putting itclf on a voluntary
- 'l l.e "tight little isle" i no longer
"tiKht" in the baechanalian ense of
the word. .
Breaking Old Records
Sale of Hudson and Esex cars
for the last ix month of 1922. based
o;i report from all part of the
.ouutry will be from 20 to 25 per
cent greater than far the first ix
month, according to word just re
nived from the lluduon Motor Car
r.iiif I.. Smith, local
ludson-Eex dealer. "Thi i o
despite the fact that May and June
each hung up a new production rec
ord," ay Mr. Smith.
"Hudson official report that the
demand for their car is equally a
heavy as during the spring months,
with no letup in sight. Shipments
from the factory for the first IS days
oi August were higher than for any
similar number of days in the : 13
years of the company's history, Dis
tributor and dealers throughout the
country continue to report new high
oaks records, with many still behind
on delivery. Closed car sales are
growing even larger
Cadillac Sales Force
Gathers for Banquet
Member of the sales organization
of the J. H. Hansen Cadillac com
rany. from f.incoln, Sioux City and
Omaha, held a banquet and sales
meeting at Hotel Fontenelle last
Tuesday evening. Jamr Muldoon,
ir presided in Mr. Hansen's ah
enre. The meeting marked the first
half of a rales contest held during
the time of Mr. Hansen's absence
'broad and, according to Mr, Mitl
luviii, the results shown were quite
"DuriiKt the first IS day of the
i oniest, 27 used can were sold out
of the t'sree offices, and 15 new ears,
which b stirclv an indication of im
irovirg condition and earnest ef
f rt on the ra,t n' our or8in"
Aevordlm to Mr. Muldoon, condl
lu.ns throughout the lerritry are
!f:lily microvilli;, and treat inter
r.l i itevrl 'I'li'K i" farMiing com
P 'Un!f in S "1 tiitomobdes,
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Taken for Burglar
"You have the wrong man," said
Carl Cliangstrom, local dittributor
for the Westcott tar, a he emerged
from hi machine on the -road south
east of Grand Island, on evening
last week. ,
Changstrom was returning fo Oma
ha from (irand Island when h was
stopped by two cart parked across
the road. Thinking himself th vic
tim of a holdup, Changstrom pre
pared for the inevitable. J'.ut he dis
covered the supposed bandit were
the county aheriff and his men in
search of two boy who had just
broken into a farm house.
Hoy Vr'lio 'TltiJiiiltpd' London
Cojipcr I FiiiMi Dollar
Ix)ndnn, Aug. 19. Impudently de
riding the dignity of the law by put
ting hi fmger to hit nose at a
policeman was the charge against
a boy at the Manchester police court.
'I he law decided to uphold it dig
nity and the magistrate fined the
boy a dollar.
103,7-16 .Miles lo
1912 lieo's Credit
Rfmarlalla Keronl Made ly
' lOTcar OU Car Still Civ
ing Good Smit'ft
"Mr. and Mr. I. F. Tarsor f
Geveltnd, O,, ttopped In our thow
room last week, driving their 1912
Reo," tay I. M. Opper of th Jones.
Opptr company, "which they bought J
from Mr. J-'nirr of Columbut, Neb,
in August, 1912.-
"Mr, Parson telli us thai when
h purchased th rar h immediately
drove il lo Cleveland, O., making
th trip in 71 hour without (topping
th motor. They hav made a ne
trip tack and forth from C'lewolaiid,
()., to Columbus, going out there
eac h uminer,M
Mr. Opprr further states that Mr.
Parson claim never lo have had
th transmission rase rover olT
in the 10 yeats of driving and has
never liad lo replace any gears,
shafts, motor parts, or any other
part except a few bushings.
The trip lh' ummer wat.made
after the Reo had bem driven 10J.746
miles. They went to Genoa, picked
up tome relatives, and thrn went on
to Colorado, talking their 10-year-old
Keo lo the top of Pikes peak,
Mr. and Mr. Parsons sly thai if
the Keo ever wears out, they surely
will own another, "There Is'nt a ear
in the world I'd rather have than a
Keo," Mr, Parson laid.
Visits Local Dealers
R. C. McDowell, service manager
of the Stephen Motor Car company
of l'reeport, 111., pent Friday in
Omaha with W. S. Johnson, general
manager of the Mid-City Motor and
Supply company, Stephen distrib
utor in thi territory.
Mr. McDowell ha been t the head
of the service department df the Ste
phen Motor Car company for the
past several yea and has been large
ly instrumental in the development of
its service department to the present
A hundred year ago the Nimrod
Island were sighted by whaler in
the Southern Pacific, but no one ha
ever een them ince.
New Star Auto Soon to Be
Placed .on Market Here
Andiew Murphy & Son, Uuranl
distributor for this territory, hav
received a telegram from Carroll
Downes, president of Star Motors,
Inc., advising them lhat they have
been appointed to establish the
Omaha braneh of tlie Star Motor
Company of Nebraska, with complete
charge of marketing the Star line of
motor ear in their territory.
President Downri further states:
"Although our production will be
large, we will be unable to meet the
universal demand for the Star ears."
No statement in recent year re
ceived such widespread attention a
when W. C. Durant, former president
of General Motors, and now head of
Durant Motors, announced last soring
that he would market a line of cars
sellimr a low at $348 f. o. b. Detroit.
Smartnes in looks, thoroughness
and modern design in a low-priced
car were unheard of until the Star
wa created by W. C Durant
Production Soon to Start
The Star ear mark the most ad
vancrd step since the introduction of
the automobile, tor it provide lor the
first time a quality motor car, tanl'
ardized in constsjiction and opera
tion, fur a modest sum of money.
Since the announcement was made
the various Durant plants throughout
the country, in which the Star car
will be built, have been prepared.
Vast quantities of materials have
been purchased and production is
about to (tart.
It was only necessary to read come
of the feature of the car to convince
the public that Mr. Durant had ac
Trainload of Buicks Due Here Each Week
rii eg ,
The Nebraska Kuick Auto com
pany ha just received the first of a
series of trainloads for this season.
One trainload is to arrive each week
from now on. Each train consists of
SO flatcars loaded with four automo
biles each. Lee Huff, jr., say the
demand for cars is greater than ever
The New Delivery Car
with extra heavy rear axle
THE frnmeU extra long support
ing the load better and provid
ing more loading apace forward of
the rear axle than you will find in
any other light delivery chassia.
The lame famous Triplex Spring
used on Overland Passenger Can
live extra comfort and protect fragile
loads. All parts are 20 heavier than
in commercial cars of similar ca
pacity. Gasoline mileags is very high.
IJut sec this car yourself lrive it
and then you will know why so many
business men are finding in it the
solution to the problem of reducing
delivery cots per mile,
SSd24 rrnam Si. I lrjr Brnk. Ojr Etvnlnf. HAtnr(X)31,
complished something worth while in
th creation of thi car, for thenar
feature include Continental Red Seal
motor, Timkca rear -axle, Timken
bearings (front and rear), Sptrer uni
versal joints, selective sliding car
transmission, tingle plate disc clutrh,
half elliptic spring (underslung),
Stewart vacuum gasoline feed with
supply lank at rear, electrie lighting
by standard generator, streamline
body and one-man lop.
The Star car possesses the mini
mum number of parts without sacri
ficing strensth. durability or appear
ance. The result of thi method of
construction is an automobile of re
markable simplicity, correct mechan
ic! relation md stuciit toJy line
Any man will t proud lo en a
Star car. H will L proud of its
look, fraud of it performanrt and
proud of l( geneial feature.
Th Stir car is m! en a variety
of bodies, whuh will include a tour
ing tar, roadster, sedsn and coup,
nd a romplrt in of commercial
bextie lunshl for th Sur chassis.
tlert Murphy, vie presidrnl of
Andrew Mmi'l'V A Son. was very
much pleased on the receipt of th
telegram announcing hi appointment
a a Stir irpmenunv.
"In many test mail by th com
pany engineer Star open models
have done 2i miles lo th gallon of
gaohnt and th closed cart 20
miles," h and.
" hope lo hav on of th Stat
model and chassis on exhibition very
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iwn, ni inv piiiinc win iia miTiim,
Auto Company Hiring Men
at Kate of 150 l'er Week
Syracuse, K. Y., Aug. 26, Th
contii.jation of demand for automo
bile It being reflected in th local
labor market. The II. II. IrinUin
Manufacturing company for some
tun past ha been expanding its
working force for both day and night
shilt. During the last two weeks
the Franklin company has been tak
ing men on at the rate of 150 a week
end it is expected lhat this tale of
luring will b continued for some
time. An increasing shortage of
skilled labor k making itself mani
fest, according lo William Dunk,
production manager of the company.
The leather worn in all tbe foot
wear of babies and young folks in
America would make a shoe large
enough lo cover Manhattan Island.
Wills Salnte Claire
Th latest adJilion to th Wills
Samt Clair Im it a five-passenger
brougham, Th new member of th
Gray Coos family It built en the
standard Will Saint Clur chassis
with it ight-cylindrr v-typ engine.
Th body wat designed and built by
1 h interior ef th new brougham
it extremely commodious, spact and
seat arranged with east of acccs.
Th two door have the unusual
width of 29 inches. Th divided front
setts are, in actuality, two deeply up
bolstered chairs, each folding tor
wtrd, Thi permit entrance to the
rtr sett from either tid ef th car.
Ther I amp I room for lhr pit
stngrrt en thi retr test and th
who! compartment I xeeptionally
Upholstery I gunit wtavt cloth
or gray vtlour and body color i
hlu and maroon with upper panel in
black. The ipeciat disc wheel add to
th handsom and distinctly appear
anc oi thi model and ar also im
portant factor of (trength and safety,
A welcome addition lo the equipment
i a trunk platform and nickel bar on
lh retr body panel. Th lighting
includes combined large and tmtll
headlight, with th large light lilt
ing and magnetically controlled from
lh steering column. Ther it alto a
whit barking light operated auto
matically in reverie gear.
For the Critical
Th mora experienced and critical
you era of motor car, th mora
enthusiastic you will be a an owner
of a Will Saint Clair. Thi car
it designed and built for thot who
demand and appreciate the finett
and th beat.
WESTERN MOTOR CAR CO.
On Harney at 2tb
AT Untie tail
WILLS SAINTE GLAIRB
cMotor ye" v Cars
The Star Gar Is Coming
The Star car is the latest creation of the Durant Motor
Co., which was announced to the public last June. This
car will be distributed mostly through Durant dealers
and will be on display at the
STATE FAIR - LINCOLN, NEBRASKA
September 3 to 8
Read These Star Car Features!
Continental Red Seal Motor
Timken Bearing Front and Rear
Selective Sliding Gear Transmission
Half Elliptic Spring, Underalung
Electric Lighting, Standard Generator
Timken Rear Axle
Spicer Univeraal Joint
Single Plate Dic Clutch
Stewart Vacuum Gaaoline Feed
Gasoline Tank at Rear
Stream Line Body
Standard in Construction and Operation
Read These Star Prices:
Tourinjr (regular) 34
Touring (aelf-tarter and demountable rims) 443
Hunabout (rrgular) 319
Runabout (aelf atartrr and demountable rimi) , 414
Coupe (aelf-atarter and demountable rima) 5R0
Sedan (self atarter and demountable rim) 645
Flu war W an freight from Detroit, Mica,
Andrew Murphy & Son, Inc.
Durant Fourt and Sixtt IHttributon
14th ml Jtukeon St., 52 Yean in Buiineii
THE STAR CAR 4
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