Omaha daily bee. (Omaha [Neb.]) 187?-1922, September 01, 1912, Page 10, Image 10
8-A THE OMAHA SUNDAY BEE: SEPTEMBER 1, 1912. many adtosmi be SHOWN Car tercar Drives Up tlie Steps of the City Hall Exhibition Will Be Conducted Dur injr Ak-Sar-Een Week. FACTOEY EXPERTS COMING Samaon'a Gareraors, Toaretner with Others, Will I'alte to Make th Fall Exhibition a Success. - Sixty-three makes of automobiles will be on exhibition In the salesrooms of local dealers and agents during the 1913 ' model exhibit carnival of the Omaha Auto Show association, which will hold the boards in connection with the Ak Bar-Ben festival September 25 t October I. Seven Omaha dealers in auto acces sories will also unite to make the affair ; a success. . t In addition to the regular corps of lo cal auto salesmen, special factory repre sentatives of all machine will be on hand to present the many merits of the ltlS models. The Ak-Sar-Ben board of governors will also assist the auto deal ers to make the carnival worth' the at tention of the fall visitors in Omaha, and special attention will be paid to make the big auto parade during Samson's time of activities one of the most elaborate that has ever been held In the west. -' All auto men along the "row" and ; In other parts of the downtown business district will decorate their talesrooms with white and apple-green bunting and pennants, the colors of the Omaha Auto Show association. Rosstte shields of an attractive design in the Ak-Sar-Ben colors, red, green and yellow, will also be used. Members of the board of directors of the show association who have charge of the preliminary arrangements include the following: J. J. Ceright, president; Clarke G. Powell, secretary-treasurer; J. T. Stewart, second vice president; Guy X Smith and Denlse Barkalow. ; The following cars, all 1913 moiels, will be on exhibition; v Abbott-Detroit Aico jApperson Auburn 'Avery Truck I Baker Electric Brush Sulck (Cadillac "" -Cartercar Chalmers Cheveoletts Cole Columbia Commerce Trucks Courier Uetrolt Electric Detroiter E.-M.-F. Lexington Little Four Locomobile Losier Marlon Marmon ',, m.iah iii? ' I- . Maxwell iH,.v;-v ' Midland h "kjI jnucneu , Mollne 'ty National Oakland Ohio Electric Packard and Pack ard Trucks Paige-Detroit Peerless Firestone-Columbus Plerce-Arrow Flanders Flanders Electric Franklin (General Motor I Trucks Great Western Hudson Hupmoblle K. C. H. Kambler Rauch & Lang Electrlo Rogal Rao Kampson Stanley Steamer i iiwiu win j.wjmiiiiiiiiii i mini .lA.'iJJ "umiiiinmu'i i mm uifAiy, , , r f r ;?kV;y ft fh In order to Illustrate the ability of a T Lewis made the ascension several times, Cartercar to take the hllla, Karl Lewis, a driver employed by Manager Foshler, local agent for the company, drove a stock car filled with passengers up the west side steps of the city hall last week and hld the car and its load at the top for fifteen minutes. The car Is a friction drive. first, three persons In the car and later with a full load of bystanders. On his final effort ho discarded chains and made the ascension on bare tires. The car used is the regular demon strator and has been driven ' several thousand miles. . WILL OPES GOODYEAR TIRE AGENCY IS EUROPE. OMAHA DRIVER WDTS THE AUTO ILLINOIS TROPHY. L C. H. Trucks and Stearns Touring Cars Stavens-Duryea Interstate Btoduavd-Dayton. Keiley Truck Velle ' Lambert Welch. , Goody ear. Tires Will . i Invade Europe Next After popularlrlntr its nroduet in sverv jstate of this country the Goodyear Tire and Rubber company of AkroJv O., man ufacturers of tho famaus No-Rlm-Cut au tomobile . tires and .Blue Streak- motqr cycle tires, -is makimr preparations to open up branches In several of the coun tries In continental Europe, in Englan-1 with head offices In London and in South' Africa and Australia. On Secptember 5 Mr. L. C. Van Bever jof Toronto, Canaija, vice president of the j Canadian company of the Goodyear Tire and Rubber company, leaves for Eng land to complete arrangements for the I opening of the London branch and to es tablish a complete distributing system throughout the British Isles. Mr. Van Bever, who has experienced a successful career with the Goodyear company, will form an English company of the Ameri can house. This will control the British Interests of the company as well as those In South Africa and other British pos sessions. Other companies, It Is under stood, will be organised under the super vision of Mr. Van Bever in France and Germany, and, arrangements are being made to form a company In Australia to upervlse the business on that continent and In New Zealand. The plan la the be ginning of a world-wide selling organlsa tiou and distributing system of the Good year Tire and Rubber company. I For the present automobile tires and other products will be manufactured at tha Canadian plaA of the company and shipped to the varifus points abroad for distribution. t w ft .. , m JJ-,.'.i.M,.i.M.wij,At:-:g,w..irvvi..w'Aw, jwy.iii..jimjim ' 1 J? ' fit ; y , A ----- VT l sSHHSWSEBiiSSBSBBSi L. C. VAN BEVER, Toronto. Ont. Gossip -Along the Automobile Row PACKARD COMPANY TAKES One of the largest auto, sales ever re corded in Omaha was brought to a clos last week by C. J. Corkhlll, western sales manager for ' the Cole Motor Car company who Is stationed here. Cork hlll closed a deal for one hundred and fifty 1913 "Cole" machines to be shipped to the ,'Wyeth. Motor Car company at St. Joseph within the next three weeks. DEALERS FOR LAKE TRIP , About 150 dealers and salesmen from the principal cities of the United States and Canada will be guests of the Packard Motor Car company on a three-day lsJw emit?, which will constitute the annual convention of the Packard sales corps. The steamer City of St lgnace has been chartered. The routo extends thvough (Lake St Clair and Lake Huron, then down Into Lake Erie to Buffalo and re turn. The boat leaves Detroit Tuesday, September 8, and will stop in Cievelanl Xor a theater party the evening of Sep tember 1 The dealers will be accompanied , by a number of Packard officials, Including a. B. Joy, president; S. D. Waldon. vice president; Alvan Macauley, general man ager, and II. H. Hltls, sales manager. . In addition to business discussions there will be various fo;m of entertainment. Including concerts by the Packard brass .band. " . H. E. Fredrlckson will attend the Wyoming good roads convention which will be held at Rawllna under the aus pices of the Carbon County Good Roads association September 11 and 11 Fred rlckson is held In high esteem by Wyo ming autolsts on . account of 'his recent, good roads trip across that state on his way to Salt Lake City. Since the Omahan'a trip the ranchers and business men of the southern part of Wyoming have appropriated large sums for the improvement of road's, construction of REGAL CARS ARE SOLD f ALL OVER THE WORLD J Fred W. Haines, vice president and " general manager of the T.egal Motor Car company of Detroit, Mich., has Jiwt scored a signal success in the automobile business with the estabKrhment of a chain tof distributers reaching practically around the world. " This means that aa automobile built on tha "underslung" principle will be sold at a moderate price everywhere. In add I tlon to other models produced by this en terprising Detroit concern. . The growth of the Regal Motor Car company Is an Indication of the tremen. Sous strides in the automobile Industry. The Regal concern produced ITS cars In 1907, and their output for -13 will be ap proximately 10,0(0 cars. ' Joiaa Stadcbakera, X. Bates Acklev. asalstant anditnr and for twenty-seven years in the employ of the Michigan Central railroad, has Joinel Ibe Studebaker corporation's automobile division as assistant treasurer and will be in charge of the finances of the big 1 Studebaker motor car plants la Detroit ' bridges and painting of 'sign, posts even half mile. August Gr'mm, owner of the famous Hotel Virginian at Medicine Bow. which was named in honor of Ower . Wleter, has forsaken the rearing, plung ing broncho and the lariat and is chug ging about in n brand new roadste supet'ntendlng tho grading of roads be tween Medicine - Bow and Rawlins. Frank Fowler, Fremont, of the Nye Pchnelder-Fowler Grain company, w!H soon be speeding around In what Is satf will be the largest auto in Nebraska' The machine is a "ey Plerce-Arrow seven-passenger touring car of the 191?. model and has a 140-Inch wheel base The car will be shipped from the Fere Arrow factory to Fowler within the ne two weeks. It was sold by the Fredrick son Auto oompany of Omaha. ! Mr. and Mrs. Lee Huff motored to i Grand' Island last week, spending 8un-f day with friends at Schimmer lake. Mr Huff reported the roads between Omahn . and Grand Island in excellent condition ' W. G. Kysella, sales manager for th National Carbon company, was a visitor In Omaha last week. ' j . . ;- V , ! The following important stops are in cluded in the published itinerary of th. Omaha-Wyoming-Salt Lake Pioneer Auto route which is now being distributed to What's your "system" of judging a car? If accomplish ment counts with you more than fashion's fickle fancies you'll throw prejudices to the winds and judge the Ford on its merits. It's the one car that has stood all the tests. 75,00.0 Foi-d can already gold this season' one-third of America's product. Five pas8enger tcuring car $690 three passen ger roadster $590 torpedo runabout $590 delivery car $700 town car $900 f. o. b. Detroit, complete with all equipment. Get catalogue from Ford Motor Company. 1916 Harney St., Omaha, or direct from the Detroit factory. dealers and auto owners In Nebraska. Wyoming and Utah: Omaha, Fremont. Columbus, Central City, Grand Island, Kearney, Cosad, North Platte, Ogallala, Julesburg, Chappell, Sidney, Kimball, Cheyenne, Laramie, Medicine Bow, Hanna, Fort Steele, Rawlins, Table Rock, Point of Rocks. Rock Springs, Green R'ver, Granger,' Opal, Evanston, Coal ville and Salt Lake City. Signboards In orange, black and white have been painted along the way so that tourists will have little difficulty in keeping on the right road. E. T. Graves of the local Goodyear Tlr and Rubber agency attended the Iowa state fair at Des Moines a couple of days last week. at Lincoln this week. He will be as sisted by Lee Huff of Omaha, in demon strating cars. Sidles had an exhibit of Bulck machines at the Iowa state fair at Des Moines last week, which proved successful in every way. L. R. Wilson, credit manager for the Powell Supply company, left for a short vacation among the northern Iowa lakes last Wednesday. In charge of H. E. Sidles, general manager, the Nebraeka-Buick Auto com pany will have a full line of 1915 Buick models on exhibition at the state fair The Horn Auto. Supply company, re ported large sales of all accessories last week. Seven dealers In auto -accessories will take part in the auto carnival during Ak-Sar-Ben week, , SeptTr.ber !T to Oc tober 6. They will be Baum Iron com pany, Firestone Tire and Rubber com pany, Omaha Rubber company, Powell Supply company, Arthur Storz Auto Sup ply company, Western Auto Supply com- -r pany and the Western Auto Sales and Manufacturing company. C. J. Corkhlll, western sales manager of the Cole Motor Car company, mo tored from St Joseph to Omaha In a 112. Cole last Tuesday,- leaving St Joe at 10 o'clock In the morning and arriv ing here at 8 o'clock the same evening. A stop' of two hours was made at Mary vllle, Mo. R. E. Greene of the motor accessories department of the Goodyear Tire and Rubber company, was a visitor in Omaha Tuesday. H. E. Fredrickson will Join the Path finder tournlng party, headed by A. L. Westgaard, representative of the Ameri can Automobile association, at Salt Lake City next month, probably about Sep tember 15. Across Wyoming and Ne braska, Fredrickson will act as pilot for the tournists, the route to be over the territory recently covered in the good roads trip from Omaha to Salt Lake City. ( W. H. Ballance, of the Gypp Brewing company, Peoria, passed through Omaha last week In a Cole Speedster on fc's way back to Denver. While in Indian apolis recently, the car was tested on the Speedway track there and mado eighty-four miles an hour. Local auto dealers are putting in liirge orders for white and apple green bunting and pennants, these being the colors - of the Omaha Automobile Show association, which will be used to decorate during the 1913 model Ak-Sar-Ben exhibit Dr. H. R. Brown of Daykin, Neb., purchased one of the snappy six-cylinder, two-passenger Mitchell roadsters during the last week. 1913 With UNIT GASOLINE and ELECTRIC MOTOR 2. Starting Button. When pressed the electric motor starts the gasoline engine, 3. Switch. With the gasoline engine running, and the starting button released, 1 this switch automatically changes the electric motor into an electric generator for charging the storage battery. 8. Regulator. Automatically makes rate of charging storage battery same at any engine speed. Regulator The Cross Country unit gasoline and electric motor showing location of all part HERE is a car destined for leader ship in 1913. The new unit gasoline and electric motor is bound to give it first place. The 1912 Cross Country was a pop ular success. Big sales prove that. One hundred and five per cent--our increase . for the year is a record. Gasoline and Electric Motor ( .Think what this new motor means. vf It combines two widely used and thor-' oughly known power principles; one, in the perfected Cross Country gasoline engine; the other, in the commonly used electric motor generator. , Now you don't have to get out of your car to start or to light the lamps. Press the button you start , Press another you light the lamps, i Read the explanation. Then see this new motor. The idea is so simple the results so pleasing you will wonder why it has not been done before. This gasoline-electric motor consists of a single unit, combining a 38-horse power, four-cylinder gasoline engine with an electric motor generator. . There is no need for a separate start ing device. . From the instant you press the start -. ing button this electric motor generator is creating and storing electric energy for future use, The usual cast iron fly wheel of an ordinary engine is left off. Noiseless and Simple The parts forming the electric motor generator take the place of the fly wheel. It saves weight, bearings, chains, gears, complicated wiring, and operates as silently as any electric motor. The only wearing parts, other than those of all gasoline ' engines," are the motor generator brushes which are six times the necessary size ample for many times the life of the car. Except to put water in the batteries it requires no attention. Ten Inch Upholstery The Cross Country in appearance had no equal. ' In comfort we thought we had reached the lirnit but now we have added ten inch upholstery. Of power it has suffi cient for every emergency. . It's so flexible you can travel on high gear no faster than a man usually walks, or fifty miles an hour. To steer is but to touch the wheel. It guides so easily, you are conscious of no effort Experienced motorists in stantly appreciate this advantage. 10,000 Jlile Guarantee Of its reliability there can be no ques tion, vouched for by our ten thousand mile guarantee. Jeffery service is" a reality. It has been gradually perfected by twelve-years of actual field work and is now backed by an organization of more than four hundred dealers and branches. One of them is probably near to you. . - We make ninety-six per cent of our parts and now have a half mUlion dollars invested in duplicate parts for the benefit of owners. Ask your banker or consult Dun and Bradstreet as to the responsibility of this company. Four Big Features Here is what you get in the' Cross . Country: Appearance that makes you proud of your purchase.' Comfort rare and pleasing. A gasoline and electric motor in ad vance of the day. A guarantee backed by the Jeffery Company. t Could you ask for more in a motor car? Specifications 38-horse power; ignition, self-generated. Transmission, selective; three for ward speeds and reverse. Adjustable taper roller bearings. Front axle I beam;. rear axle Rambler type. Springs, front semi-elliptic; rear, three-quarter elliptic Wheel base 120 inches; tread 56 inches, option 60 inches. Wheels 36x4 demount able. Tires U. S. or Goodyear, 36 x 4. Body styles: Five-passenger, $1700; four-passenger, $1700; Roadster, $1650; Special touring body, five adults and two children37x4 inch tires, $1900; Sedan, four passengers all enclosed, $2,500; Goth am five-passenger limousine with two extra cab seats 37x4 in. tires, $2750. Beauty of Finish Finished in light Brewster Green with black beading and hair line gold stripe, with wheels to match. Trimmed in nickel, with bonnet, fenders and fillers in black enamel. Equipment: Two 9 inch electric head lamps, flush electric dash lamps and electric tail lamp, tonneau hinged robe rail, adjustable foot rest, complete tool equipment; top and envelope, $70; wind-shield, $30. Send for Booklet The Cross Country with the new unit gasoline and electric motor is now ready for demonstration. You will want the booklet describing this remarkable motor. This coupon will bring it to you at once. ANY. T RAMBLER MOTOR COMPANY, 2052-2054 Farnam St . Omaha, Nebraska. Send me a copy of the booklet describ ing your new gasoline and electric motor and the Announcement Number of the Rambler Magazine giving full details of the 1913 Cross Country. Name , JAddre8S: ' Jj We Guarantee Every Cross Country for 10,000 Miles Subject to the conditions of the signed guarantee which we give with each csr. 0sC ; --f'ly.' 1 RAMBLER MOTOR COMPANY, . ; 2052-2054 Farnam Street Omaha, ' Nebraska.