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About Omaha daily bee. (Omaha [Neb.]) 187?-1922 | View Entire Issue (July 27, 1913)
TIIE OMAIIA STNDAY BEE: JtLY 27, 1013.
HAY HANG OP HEW RECORD
Four More Eaces
talked-of "Panama-Pacific Road Race'
from Los Angeles to Sacramento UlA
miles, July 14 was overwhelmingly s
Firestone victory- .yerbeck in a Fiat won
Waterman In a Bulck, second and Old
field in a Flat, third. All three used
Firestone tires, and the first and second
cars never changed a tire during the
Hasty High-Powered Cars Will Try
New Model Cadillac Makes Record Run from Detroit
for It at Galveston.
Attractive prize offered
ITomr maA TIalf noun Continuation
lOoe-fer-All Xlaee la ta Cmrrr
i m tVInnlnr Pane of Fire
' Tkoanana Dollar
OAIflTESTON, Tex., July Jl Wltb
The first week In July added many race
laurela to the already welt filled victory
list of Firestone tires. Tho much-
tutor hlEh-Dowered car entered and with
speedy pilots to man them It ta expected
that new world' straightaway record
will be hang up at the coming- Oalreston
beach meet Although the "Print record
tor the mile and two-mile dlstancea now
held by Barman probably will not be
eclipsed, there are aome long-dlitanco
narks which undoubtedly will fill. The
tour and a half hours' continuation free
tbrfOl race, the feature event of the
gheet, which 1 to run three consecutive
days and for which a prise of 15,000 is of
ifared, haa enlisted a number of the fast
act tone-distance cars now racing, and
world's records are bound to be hung up.
Ralph Mulford will start his Peugeot
monster, which he bought recently from
Ooux, who drove the car to victory in
the recent KO-mlle race at Indianapolis.
(Sfolford will have aa a contender another
Peugeot, to be driven by Armour Fergu
son, Louis Dlsbrow, who has been smashing
records with his Simplex "Zip" and "Jay-Sye-See"
racer, has been entered in a
number of events for which his cars aro
Ugible. Jack Loealn of Boston has en
tered two Stuts cars, and a number of
Vexans, amateur drivers, also have en
tered and will attempt to take some of
the iiMO offered for the various events
to be run. Captain Munn has announced
that all rents except the mile time trials
vrVH be raced from standing starts.
Steven events are scheduled on the pro
gram for the three days' racing feat.
Motor Trucks Give
Lumber Firm Big
Edge on Competitors
The value of the motor truck for pur
poses of business promotion Js empha
sised every now and then by some firm
which finds it worth while to advertise
to the trade the Improvement in service
It la able to afford lta customers through
the replacement of its borse. drawn equip
ment by motor trucks.
Not long ago, in Cincinnati, the M. O.
Pan-in lumber company Installed a Peer
less truck for making deliveries from Us
lumber yard outside the city to the vari
ous railroad stations in town.
A good deal of the Farrln business Is
with people outside of the city, and on
Important part of its delivery problem is
bo get stock to the railroad stations
promptly In response to a letter or tele
gram containing & rush order.
After the truck had been installed the
company found it was nearly always pos
sible to get the lumber to the stations on
the day the order was received. . .This
quickened service to out-of-town cus
tomers nearly twenty-four hours on the.
It gave the company a distinct advant
age over its competitors. A series 'of
folders for mailing to the trade was pre
pared on pJls subject. And tho results of
the advertising campaign Increased the
JjUelnesa quite considerably.
liH CAmtjLAC CAR AS IT AIUUVKD AT HOME HOTEL AFTER IlUN FROM
AND i4 MINUTES.
Iieft to Right U W, Nygoard, Oeonce F. Reinv President Cadillac Company ot
Island, Burgeon for Union Pacific, and A. L. Schantz, President State Bank
DETROIT TO OMAHA IN '31 HOURS
Omaha, in front seat; Dr. Roeder, Grand
of Omaha; Tom Foley of Omaha, rear.
ter figure being five times as great as
that for France's nearest competitor,
Italy. The United States makes a small
showing at 65,040, but the increase is
from fl,K0 in 1908.
Tho value of tho parts imported In 1912
fr.om the countries named Is: France,
973,294; Germany, IW4.TS1; 'Italy, IS24.M3;
United States, 415,468. Though tho figure
for this country ia relatively small the
trade had grown from only 18,333 in 1903.
Other items that deserve notice are that
more complete cars were imported from
Belgium than from any other European
country except France; Germany had had
nearly fourfold increase since 1901; Rus
sia sent parts to the valuo ot 1114,015.
NEW PARTS ARE'PUT
TO THE SEVEREST TESTS
Three Packard testing cars on their
way from Detroit to Ban Franslco passed
through Omaha last week. The Packard
company hammers away night and day
trying out new engineering features and
the experimental department has always
known that the quickest way to break
some one's "happy thought" Is to incor
porate it in the prevailing chassis and
beat It from Detroit to Ban Francisco
and back. If the new assembly stands
up under tho hard trip with a wide open
throttle through the deserts and over
of Autos Follow
It was not ao many years ago that
European automobiles on exhibition in
this country were the one big attraction
at the different shows. The American
jnanufacturers felt that they hod to fol
low tho foreign designs in order to have
their cars strictly up-to-date. Then, too,
jubllo opinion seemed to faYor forelsm
machines, bo for a time the manufactur
ers across the water had thlnga pretty
auch their own Way, aa f ar aa style and
wr concerned, and found in
America one of their most profitable sell,
According to jr. T. Hart. KtsKUnt ot
Ifea It-C-H corporation. Detroit, the ltu.
B&on at the present .time Is Juat rvf.r.
"It you could look through the walla of
w oi me ioreign automobile factories,"
aid Mr, Harts, "roxi would find the off!
ciala and engineers grouped about th
parts of an American car, studying the
chassis and body designs, and Very likely
riwumiuuc mo motor piece by ptecV
TWENTY WHITE TRUCKS
Acting under a decision that the recent
postal awards for the purchase of 100
ootor trucks were not made in con.
Jormlty with the law, the Poatotfice de
partment has announced now awsrdV nw
carding to new specifications In place of
inoae wwen were siren out In the last
feouns of the previous, administration. The
tot! number of vehicles to reduced from
tm to rorty, naif of which are delivery
truck and tha other half trt-cara.
The entire truck contract was awarded
to the White company of Cleveland. O..
whose motor trucks predominate In the
COTcrasaent service aa they do In mer
eatI work. Competing for the award
were thirty manufacturers ot gasoline
mm eleetrto trucks. .
EXPORTS OF AMERICAN CARS
Browlasr TrA vrlth droit Britain
In Coasplet Com a&d
Statistics- have been published en th
automobile Imports and exports of Great
Britain which are of Interest the world
ever awl of particular Interest to the
vmiea cKsxea. mere nas been, u ap
eara, an "American Invasion.' In 19M
tho largest Importations, of complete oars
were from Fiance, amounting in Tale aa
they 4ld to il.lM,J. In that yar, the
errespondlng figure for the United
aKattt was only f.t Bat In Mil the
Importation from this country had risen,'!
value to CHB.tt. while those from
afcanee had fallen to 7,1CT.
Other feature of the trad show
xfmui variations. The chassis Imported j
flV FrxAoe increased tc value front
mountains, there is a possibility that the
company will toko that particular part
It is the business of an experimental
driver to "break" tho part which he in
testing. If he succeeds he has earned n
credit and convinced his chief that he Is
a good man; if he falls he silently admits
that the designer of the part in a better
man than he.
The company has four testing route.
One Is through the mountains of Penn.
sylvanla; one from petroit through the
mean southern roads In winter to a test
ing camp In Georgia: and routes to the
Paclflo coast through Arirona and New
Mexico In winter and through Omaha,
Salt Lako City in summer.
that isn't in
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our magazine advertising, with the
picture of people who forget they are
in an automobile because of the su
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As a motorist you know the vast im
portance of your tires to your car.
Also yon know their vast importance
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enjoyment of the car. The Packard owner has
a constant feeling of ample power under
Every passenger appreciates Packard poise.
He feels the perfect balance which gives
smooth riding, easy steering and assured
control even at speed over rough roads...
The effect of Packard spring suspension is
enhanced by pliant upholstery of luxurious
depth. Detail refinements add to the riding
comfort and pride of ownership established
by the distinctive qualities of the dominant Six.
The newPackard "38" and the new Packard"48"
have left drive, electric self starter, electric lights,
separatemagneto ignition and centralized con
trol. This is a standard of convenience enjoyed
exclusively by owners of Packard carriages.
Ask the man who owns one
Orr Motor Sales Company
Twenty-fourth and Farnum Streets, Omaha, Nebraska
Are known as the tires of
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mileage decrease tire up
keep give satisfaction.
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