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THE OMAHA SUNDAY BEE: MAY 1. 1010.
This is a line of cars that must be seen to be
The Oakland has been tried out in this section
three years and grows more popular every day.
The Staver has never been sold west of Chicago
before, but it is a car with more high class features
than any car made at the price.
The "Welch is a high class car embracing dis
tinctive features giving it high power, style and
mechanism found only in the leading cars built in
Licensed under Seldcn patent!
Mclntyre Automobile Co.
2203 rarnam Street.
Along Auto Row
Dsalsrs Ars Busy Shipping'
Cars to ETsry otloa of ths
lUtai of Wsbraska and low.
Have Your Repairs
Done at the
Auto Repair S, Garage Co.
Call and see us at 2330 Farnam Street
Formerly II. V. Parker
WESTMAM & SMITH, Props.
Phone Douglas 085. Tires and Accessories
Nineteen - Eleven
A Year Ahead of Them All
Henry "35" Develops Power of the "45" H. P.
A $2,500 Car for $1,750
You Will Want this Car When You See It
Full floating rear axle. F. & S. ball bearings
throughout. Manufactured by Henry Motor Co.,
Agents and dealers, we can offer 1011 induce
ments in a 1911 i-ar.
Sec our Mr. F. C. Hill at 2023 Farnam street,
Omaha, who has cars to demonstrate and is making
factory contracts for immediate delivery.
Look for tlie Triangle on the Kailiator.
Tliie rice includes throe oil lamps, two gut lumps, generator, horn,
tire repair oiHfit, tools and jaik.
Power, Beauty, Room and Refinement
At a Moderate Price
The Hudson in a big, roomy, aris
tocratic Touring Car, with all the
improvements and refinements
heretofore not found in any car
Renault motor, selective Flidtns
tear transmission, and a spring
suspension equal to any car in the
world. It has a long wheel bass
and large wheels, making it a won
derfully easy riding car.
From one class we are set off
our price. Wh-n you buy a Hudson
these distinctions with ub.
Examine other cars which have
the sumo high grade features and
refinements you will find that
they sell for more than $1,160.
Examine other cars which sell at
or neaj- this price and you will find
they do not have all the Hudson
high grade features and refinement.
by our Quality from another hv
you share the satisfaction of both
H. E. Fredrickson Auto Co.
HUDSON CHALMERS PIERCE.AFR0W THOMAS
Licensed I'nder Selden Patent.
SO4I-0-A FAKNAM ST., OMAHA, XKH.
The following was received by the Mc
lntyre Auto company:
"Oakland Automobile Company, Omaha,
Neb. Gentlemen: Of course you all know
t am an enthusiast over the Oakland, and
nn exptrlence I had east might make me
more bo. As you know I am driving an
Oakland forty, 1910, model, and you also
know I have driven It In excess of 10,000
miles, with practically no expense for re
pairs, and when I had Mr. Bert Eastman
at Clarinda, la., overhaul my enflne this
winter he accompanied his bill; which was
small, with the statement that the engine
was In excellent condition and only needed
to be cleaned.
I left Ucd Oak, la., at 9 o'clock p. m.
April 29, 1910, accompanied by Ir. R. V.
Morris and Chauncey Powers of Red Oak.
We had the machine standing on the floor
in the Atlantic auto garage. Council Bluffs,
at 11:30 p. m., driving via Glenwood. Ttie
distance is by auto road just about sixty
miles, and we made the run with exactly
three gallons of gasoline. These facta can
be verified by employes of the North auto
garage at Red Oak, as well as those of the
Atlantic garage In Council Bluffs., Ia. Ke
Bpectfully, A. R. KROH.
Last week was a busy week on Auto
Row. More rare went out than on the
preceding week. The factory branches do
ing largely an ag:ncy business report fine
business. The Buick agency will receive
a shipment of twenty-four cars during this
week. The E. M. F. agency unloaded sev
eral cars last week, and the Maxwell-Brls-coe
Omaha people are as busy as bees.
The local agencies were busy Many of
them sold out of cars ' and booked deliv
eries for next month. It Is difficult to
say what class of car is selling best. The
expensive car Is Kelling like hot cakes.
The middle grade car, medJum-prlced oar,
Is more popular than ever, and there has
never been such a demand for the aristo
crats' car as now. Agents agree that now
is the season to push and thoy are doing u.
Just now Is the time to go before the
farmer. Now Is the tlme for him tot. buy.
A few weeks later he will be up to me
eyes planting and he will not be pestered.
Dick Stewart said: 'TTiarles T. Jeffery,
who for sixteen years was a partner with
his father, the late Thomas B. Jeffery, In
the firm of Thomas B. Jeffery & Co., now
assumes complete control of the manufac
ture and sale of Rambler automobiles.
"Mr. Jeffery la widely known in the
trade, having contributed much to the de
velopment of the automobile Industry since
"It is announced that the business of
Thomas B. Jeffery & Co. will continue
without change In policy."
The demand for cats has brought Into
the Omaha field aeveral new machines.
Sweet-Edwards Auto company has
brought out the R. A. C. This la a $2,200 car
and ia attracting considerable attention.
F. C. Hill has brought out the Henry car,
a $1,760 car which has plenty of admirers.
The Standard Auto company la Introduc
ing the 'Westcott and the Omaha Auto
company the Demot. ,C. F. Louk will re
ceive next week a shipment of the Abbott
Detroit. This is a $1,500 car and is de
signed by John G. Utx. There are other
new cars which will make their appear
ance In this market during the coming
Henry Thompson of the White company
of Chicago has been In Omaha several
days assisting W. R. Drummond In push
lug the White steamer and the gasoline
car. Thompson began In Savannah and
was said to be one of the best auto ma
chinists that ever left the south.
R. J. Mansfield,' manager of Kissell Kar
company, spen last week at his old home
in the western part of the state.
The Olds Gas Power company handles
the Reliance truck and will move Into its
new home May 15, 1007 Farnam.
Manager John P. Davla of the Pioneer
Implement company. Council Bluffs, had
the pleasure of a visit from Lame Horse, a
Dakota Indian, last week. Tha Indian
liked the Jackson machine and just ordered
four of them shipped to hi Dakota home.
Colonel Deright goes hunting with Con
gressman Havens of Rochester. "Any
body that you go hunting with is your
friend," he said. Havens is the democrat
who waa recently eleoted from Rochester.
When he offered to bet he would
be elected. Colonel Deright laughed
at him and said that he would help on
his campaign fund. Rochester always
gives the republican candidate 10,000 to
spare, and the Nebraska colonel, himself a
republican, Imagined that he was making
a safe bet. Havens was sworn In last
week and wired Colonel Deright to be
"Hang me If he didn't win," said the
colonel. "He's a sort of a republican,
Otto P. Ket man, one of the best known
automobile machinists In the country, has
taken over the repair concern of Farker,
on Farnam, near 24th, and will enlarge It
and store cars. The new firm name will
be the Auto Repair and Garage company.
He will have associated with him Louis
Bchmltz, a well known machinist of Omaha.
Nestman will sell automobile supplies also.
The Chadwlck Is handled by Wilcox of
the Standard. One of these cars was de
livered to A. Stors last week.
The R. A. ,C. Is a new car In Omaha. It
Is handled by Sweet-Edwards Auto com
pany. It Is built along graceful lines and
la said to possess great power.
The H. E. Fredrickson Automobile com
pany received a few days ago a telegram
from the McDuffee Motor company of Den
ver, Colo., of which the following Is a
"Today Chalmers 30 completed thirtieth
and last trip, thirty consecutive round
trips, Denver to Colorado Springs and
return, 4,5X) miles In thirty days. Escort of
Chalmers owners two blocks long paraded
city amid tense enthusiasm. Total cost
parts replaced $1.80. Never missed shot."
"One of the things that Impressed me
most upon my recent visit east," said H. E.
Fredrickson of the H. E. Fredrickson Auto
mobile company, "waa the magnitude of
the manufacturing plant now being erected
by the Hudson Motor Car company at De
"While it was originally intended to .In
vest $500,000 in this proposition It has now
been found that more money could be
spent to very good advantage, and the orlg
lnal estimates will be considerably over
reached. The buildings are of the latest
and most approved type, fireproof In every
sense of the word, and the machinery to
be Installed Is the, most expensive and
up to date that money can buy."
"Innards" of about all of the cars that I a
can go. i
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Guy Smith said: "The H. H. Franklin
Manufacturing company believes in devel
oping the young men of today. That there
has been a lack of this development this
company feels certain. With thla in mind
the technical class In the training division
of the company has been established. This
branch of our work Is under the Imme
diate charge of a competent Instructor,
who Is a graduate of the mechanical course
of Purdue university. Students entering
this course have many advantages which
were not possible under the old fashioned
apprentice system, where a boy waa turned
loose to the tender mercies of this or that
Bradley, Smith & Merrlam are pushing
the Deal and Imperial throughout Ion a
Beit Murphy is spending the week at
Excelsior Springs. -
Manager Wilson of the Paxton-Mltchell
company said that work Is progressing rap
Idly on the new garage and that the new
machinery will be here ready for It when
completed. The company will not sell cars,
but store and repair them.
Lee Huff said: "The American Sheet and
Tlnplate company Is authority for the
statement that the Buick, Motor company's
contract on cold rolled steel Is the largest
single contract on cold rolled steel and
shafting ever placed in the United States.
"The Buick contract specifies delivery
during 1910 of 10,000 tons of cold rolled
steel and the American company says this
exceeda the next largest by 3,000 tons.
"This in Itself should be sufficient evi
dence as to the large scale on which the
Buick operations are conducted at the great
Flint plants, but other figures are equally
Interesting as showing the vast quantity
of raw material required by the Buick com
pany. "The contract on aheet steel, which is
used for fenders, hoods, drip aprons, etc,
will amount to 7,600 tons for 1911 and 1,300
tons of steel forglnga are used per month."
COMBINE OF AUTO CONCERNS
Promoters of the Deal Steadily Scoop
Inn In (he Factories.
New York advices repeat with posttlve
ness the rapid development of the merger
of automobile manufacturing companies
Into a corporation financed by the banking
houses of J. P. Morgan & Co.
While this was expected some time ago,
when the Morgan Interests organised the
General Motors company, which this year
will turn out 60.000 cars, the announcement
Is made that the United State Motor Car
company of New Jersey had purchased
the majority of the stock of the Columbia
Motor Car company made It evident to
Wall atreet that J. P. Morgan and his asso
ciates soon would control the automobile
industry of the country, which has become
one of its greatest industrial features.
Only recently Mr. Morgan secured control
of the E. M. F. company of Detroit, one
of the largest automobile plants In the mid
The Studebaker company had a third In
terest In the concern the Everelt-Metsger-Flanders
Automobile company and the
Morgan banking firm, acting for the
Studebaker company, paid $4,800,000 for the
other two-thirds of the stock.
This stock was turned over to the Stude
baker company, but the Morgan Interests
are said to control the latter company.
In addition to this the United States
Motor company will Issue certificates,
countersigned by the Central Trust com
pany, giving holdera of Columbia Motor
Car company stock their share of revenue,
under the Selden license.
The General Motors company, which Is
controlled by the Morgan Interests, has a
capital of $20,000,000. This corporation Is
the largest and the most aggressive auto
mobile concern of absorbing and expansive
tendencies In the country. Its production
this year will amount to $00,000,000. It has
acquired the following well-known com
panies: Buick Motor company, Cadillac
Motor Car company, Olds Motor works,
Oakland Motor Car company, Marquette
company, Reliance Motor Truck company,
Rapid Motor Vehicle company. Western
Motor company, Northway Motor and
Manufacturing company, Bedford Motors
company, Ltd., of London; McLaughlin
Motor Car company, Welch company, El
more company, De Carter Car company,
Randolph Motor Car company, Ewlng
Motor Casting company, Michigan Auto
Parts company, Michigan Motor Castings
company and Jackson-Church-Wilson com
W. L. Huffman said: "One of the cars
to win a perfect score In the recent 175
mile endurance run of the Savannah (La.)
Automobile club was the Hupmoblle. The
run was over roads of wretched condition
between Savannah and Jacksonville, Fla.,
occupying two days. The Hupmoblle was
In competition with ears of much greater
weight and horsepower.
"Word has been received of a rather re
markable record made In Minnesota with
a Hupmoblle. J. B. Keller drove a Hup
moblle from Minneapolis to Breckenrldge.
The distance of 260 miles was made in
twelve hours and the gasoline oonsumed
was only ten gallons an average of
twenty-five miles per gallon over rough and
Henry H. Van Brunt has made the Over
land one of the foremost cars of Iowa. He
knows just how to push a car and he Is
assisted by his two tons who know the
NOTED AUTO THIEF CAPTURED
Woman's Clerer Swindle Successfully
Worked All Over Country.
"A pretty young woman, with dark eyes
and winning smile" is the pen picture given
of a professional automobile thief, who
made off with two cars In New York City
this month. In her operations, which have
extended from San Francisco to New York,
she waa assisted by a young man, sup
posed to be the woman's husband, who
managed to elude the police. Two New
York victims are placed to her credit.
At the Fairmont hotel In San Francisco
she registered as Mrs. Ortega, Mr. Ortega
being along. They visited a dealer and
pretended that they wanted to buy a
$5,000 car. A demonstrator waa sent along
with them and he was left a few hours'
later In the same fix that Mr. Homan
found himself last Thursday afternoon.
They registered at the Auditorium Annex
In Chicago as "Mr. and Mrs. N. J. Spald
ing," and worked the game with neatness
and dispatch. Denver entertained the
couple next and the Brown Palace had the
honor of their patronage. From Denver
they apparently came straight to New
York, since the date of the Denver theft
and the date of Burgess' loss were only a
few days apart.
What bothers the New York detectives
most of all Is how the pair got away with
the automobiles. A big touring car la not
like a necklace or a watch. You can't put
It In your pocket. It has prominent mark
ings, peculiar Individuality and usually It
is as easily traced as an express train.
According to tlte police the couple have
been able to sell as well as steal. One of
the cars stolen In the west was sold at
The Great R. A. C.
The sensation of the year, brought to
Omaha by tyie Sweet-Edwards Automo
-TT SZ !
The R. A. C. Is 50 horse power. 6 cylinder, 133-inch wheel base, 86-inrh wheal, full floating rear
axle, 3-polnt suspension motor, selective transmission. All easily accessible. Price $3,200. A truly
high power, high class car, sold at the price usually asked for an ordinary 4-cyliuder machine. Only a
few of these cart allotted to Nebraska for this year. Get in early.
SWEET-EDWARDS AUTOMOBILE CO.
2050 Farnam Street
Of Automobiles and Accessories
J7 R. R. kimbalL,
2026 Farnam St
Jn Detroit Clcctrlo
a k s nn ma r.z,jmrm-
W""ws ' I '
tfsCoit Automobile Go.
THE PAXTOil-MITCHELL CO. AIKK8
2318 Harnoy Street.
iWt Si 3 O 0D FREEUND BROS. & ASHLEY. 1102 Ftrnii St.
GUY L. SMITH, 2207 FARNAM ST.
REO, FORD, PREMIER.
ATLANTIC AUTOMOBILE CO.,
Atlantic and Council Bluffs. Iowa
RU If IMRAI I S(evens'0uryea Cadillac. Stanley Steamer.
Ih iVIlSlUHLL BABCOCK ELECTRIC
t0t9 Farnam Street.
BAKER ELECTRIC '"HS
In its class without a peer.
0. F. LOUK, State Agent,
l' 1808 Farnam St.
KISSEL KAR :oSS 11 S: I: kissel auto co
IAIUUL.I- linil $3,000 60 H. P. 2129 Farnam St
n rnan nrp MOTOR CARS
UI23 1 1 L VEUE AUTOMOBILE CO., 1902 Farnam St.
John Deers Plow Co.,. Distributors.
Ford Motor Co., 1818 Farnam St., Omaha, Nell.
Ln n Mattheson
n j "j E"l j JACKSON
Detroit-Electric giff co-
Roadster, 4 cyl., 8 passenger 1.100
. . . i . timrk
mm JOUnn, Llir, . .y-i o aa.oiifi.i f-i-
I M Touring- Car. 6 cyl., 7 passenger $2,000
'? n t I -I- l 4ftA r CI
bOll HUiomsBue io., ua raniBiii at.
iif-.ii a..i p.
motor cak 24th Near Farnam Street.
W.L. Huffman & Go.
Headquarters $1,750; DeTample,
202s r.rn.m str.st. S650. Hupmoblle. S7S0..
H. E. FfedricSiSonAuloniohilG Go. BE.S
XQ44-40-4 FARNAM STREET
Deright Automobile Co, S&
Henry H. Van Brunt 5l
"MURPHY DID IT" Aoo
14TH AND JACKSON Trimming
The easiest riding car in the world.
0. F. LOUK, 1808 Farnam Street,
S17EET-ED17ARDS AUTO CO.
2052 FARNAM STREET Vim ....itjti
Eulclc and Olds
Nebraska Buick Auto Company
Unoola Branch, 13th and V Its., X. H. nDX.ES, Oan'J tgv.
Omibi Braaob, 11S-M-1S rarnam t., LED M.XJTT, Mgr.
HMTCil OTATC 51750 Fu"' TjiPPe-4 Cyl., 40 H. P.
llJ I LlrO I fl I L W L HUFFMAN & CO.. 2025 Firoin St.
AUTOMOBILE INSURANCE pSon?r!a,D21ldlng v
H. C. PALMER, CON & Co., John W. Redlck. 0r. Auto. Dept. j
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