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About Omaha daily bee. (Omaha [Neb.]) 187?-1922 | View Entire Issue (May 21, 1916)
TTTE OMATTA SUNDAY BFX: NfAT 21, 1316.
IMPROVEMENTS ON j
Big1 Amount Voted by Taxpayers
Will Be Used to Gradmnd j
Pave Roads. i
Lincoln Home of Chandler Car
the jwsaage from one side of the car
to the other. This hinged steering wheel
Is also a boon to the corpulent driver,
who ran take his seat comfortably with
out squeezing h rnself, and then mint the
wheel to nonniil position.
Among the several gauges, meters, etc.,
now in use, the speedometer is one which
should be easily and quickly read. The
Cadillac speed Indicator Is set In the In-
French Attacks Repulsed.
Berlin, May 20. (Via London.)
The failure of reDeated attacks by the
nmment board directly In line with th I .French on the German position along
driver's vision so tlitif he can see ttj,the road between liaucourt and Es
wlthout moving hint head, and scarctly ! nes on (ne Verdun front was an-
i.f AfcAMS MOT, (
needs take his eyes off the road. j nottneed today by the war office.
j Cadillac a Good Example of Lesser
j Features Arranged for Greater
! ' ' Luxury.
4 4, .'.
IS AVAILABLE NEXT MONTH i
PASSENGERS ARE BENEFITED
Although it will take about four
years to spend all of the $1,700,()OU
recently voted by the taxpayers for
grading and paving of all roads in
Douglas county, it will be some sat
isfaction1 to know that when every
thing is finished up, Douglas county
will be the most progressive in the
west, in the point of good highways,
county commissioners declare,
The money will be available within
the next month.
The courts will first have to vali
date the bonds before they can be
sold, but it is anticipated that there
will be no trouble from this source,
' even though there is some talk now
of trying to knock them out.
In voting the bonds, the voters also
decided which roads will be paved.
These roads are to be paved with
$1,500,000 worth of standard test
brick, with a concrete base five
inches thick. The following roads
will be paved: ' 4
AH prant macadam roads In Pouglaa
county, Including that part of Military ave
nue between JiMtieon.and Omaha.
Road known ai l.lncoln highway, from
end of present pavement lo Klkhurn, to
Waterloo, n1 to Valley.
Military road, from and of present mac
adam road to Elk I'Hy, and beginning at
Hennlnston and running aoulh la Military
(toad known an road No. It, from Mili
tary road eoutb to renter afreet road.
Q'1 aireel, from and of preamt maeadam
road running want on "W ' atreat or road
"Ar' to 1 1 Intersection of road "6.'
flrgtnnlng at tha and of macadam on
Leavenworth atreet road, aonth ono-fourth
mile to road "il." them a weal on road "41"
I wo and one-naif miles and Interaectlng
with road "HI."
Ileglnnlng at tha and af maeadam
on road "," attending west on road ""
about thraa mllea to county bridge No, St.
Beginning at the end of tha present eon
erete pavement on Ames avenue, running
north on road to Intersect with road
Road No It, beginning with Military
road, running nonh and Intersecting with
road No. Zi.
If any aurpliia remains, any olhar roads
In t'ouglaa county aa may be hereafter dea
, Ignaled by Ilia county com m lesion ere.
Certain Amount Yearly.
It has been stipulated that only
$500,000 of the amount appropriated
may be spent in one year, and it il
the intention of the board not to
upend all of this amount if it can be
The first road to be paved wiU in
all probability be fhc Center street
roadway, as it is in worse condition
than any other. It will be paved all
the way to Millard. The city lias
paved this road to Fifty-fourth
street, and the county will pave from
(bis street on through to Millard.
No one contractor will get all of
the work, but instead, the rtaving will
be divided up in jobs of $500,000 each,
md the grading divided, Too.
To Meet in Omaha
All Cadillac dealera in the Omaha
territory will meet in Omaha May 24
and 25 for the purpose of discussing
sales plans and Cadillac construction.
I Phil Merrill of the Cadillac factory,
who is thoroughly versed in motr
car construction, will lecture upon
the construction and .engineering
principals' of the Cadillac.
George T. Keim, local distributor,
has requested bis deaierg to extend an
invitation to all owners of Cadillac
cars, together with any who may be
prospects, the purpose being to give
all who wish it the benefit of Mr.
RISE OF EDDIE 6'DON NELL
IN AUTO WORLD IS FAST
Eddie Donnell's rise to prominence
in the automobile racing field has
been as rapid as the clip at which he
eels off the miles in the g races.
Kddie walked off with the victor's
aurels in eight out of the nine races
sn the Pacific coast in which he was
tittered during the last winter. Quite
i creditable showing is that.
O'Donnell used Dixon's graphite
utomobile lubricants in fighting shy
f friction. If he bad developed fric
tion trouble in any part of his car
during any of these races, his string
of victories would bave been curtailed-
Dixon's lubricants' perform
ances were as noteworthy as those
of the popular driver.
Golf Match Today.
A match plav against bogey in
two classes will he run oft at the
Field club today. Two ptires will be
awarded to the winners. Ilandiraps
of one to ten, eleven to twenty-four,
and eight to qualify.
M ftsMm-'e" a ' tJrJJ"Jr"V fr"nt- jfJaa-iWHaMai. ilmmnsiMXVB& ..taBtjm4llMmiirimilf Sallliil SSMtos
To Cte left, wire wheel ('handler
four passenger Chummy roadster,
sold to Charles R. F-lgas and If. II.
Miles of Lincoln. To the right, stand
ard four passenger Chandler six
Chummy roadster, sold to C". II.
Pullman Hangs Up
New Record in Run
The high cost of gasoline ha's no
terrors for the man who owns a
Pullman. The T. G. Northwall com
pany, local representative of the Pull
man car, has just received an inter
esting account of the gruelling test
made by G. C". Eichelberger of Pitts
burgh, and his associates, who drove
nine .Pullmans from York, Pa., to the
smoky city, a distance of 2J0 miles,
averaging 19.02 miles per gallon of
gasoline, a remarkable record for
Here's FjchclbergeVs own story of
how his Pullmans defied the Alle
gheniri and put to rout the gasoline
"Leaving the factory with nine cars
at 4 o'clock p, m., we drove to Gettys
burg, went over the battlefield, and
then to . Chambersbttrg. Stopping
there over night,, we left .Sunday
morning, driving through to Pitts
burgh, covering approximately 170
miles without a particle of trouble to
any car. In fact a high-priced car
could" not have given better service.
"We crossed six mountains on the
trip and anyone who knows the road
will tell you that the balance of it is
hard on gasoline, but all our cars
came through with good averages,
the cloverleaf roadster making 10,02
miles per gallon and the touring cars
from 17 to 18.
One of the best indications of the
steady growth of the automobile in
dustry at the present time is the fact
that several of the leading tire manu
facturers have found it necessary to
largely increase the size of their plant
in order to take care of the con
stantly expanding business.
The latest announcement of such
construction activities comes from the
Federal Rubber company of Cudahy,
Wis., which lias recently awarded
contracts for three large new build
ings for manufacturing, shipping and
storehouse purposes. These buildings
will be of fireproof construction and
equipped throughout with the most
(nodern equipment obtainable.
These additions- fo the Federal
plant are made necessary, it is said,
in part, by the phenomenal increase
in the demand for Federal tires, and
also by the constantly increasing
volume of mechanical rubber goods
now being produced and marketed
under the Federal brand.
Murphy to Handle
The firm of Andrew Murphy h
Son have recently contracted for the
handling of Maxfer trucks in this ter
ritory. The- Maxfer truck; is a body ar
rangement for Ford cars which
easily converts the Ford into a light
O. A. Wilson in charge of the
Andrew Murphy k Son truck depart
ment, is very enthusiastic regarding
the new truck and is of the opinion
that the Maxfer holds forth a won
derful proposition to the truck deal
ers. TRIES TO CUT MAN" WHO
REFUSES TO GIVE ALMS
When William Lawson,- colored,
attempted to cut Alex Schonder
when fhe latter refused him alms at
Thirteenth and Dodge streets, Alex
took the knife away from William
and brought him to jail. William
was sentenced to twenty days in the
Hwmmm& awn nil i aaV mmmmt& .XyS Tf-
SUly hors iMmrrSevrn Pai lender
120 Inch wheeibiiie Price SI330
rkaumont, Charles Knapp and John
liurkett. Mr. Burkftt at the wheel,
snapped in front of the permanent
Chandler home now nearing comple
tion at Seventeenth and tO streets,
BOTH TRUCKS AND MEN
The eighty-two men requisitioned
by the United States government to
accompany fifty-six Packard motor
trucks purchased for service on the
Mexican border left Detroit Monday
night in two special "Pullman cars for
San Antonio.' K. J. Heller, represent
ing the War department, arrived on
an evening train and went directly to
the Packard factory, where the men
were waiting to be sworn in. With
the'exception of four cooks, all 'were
Packard employes. There were two
truckmasters, six assistant truck
masters, two mechanics, two assistant
mechanics and sixty-six drivers.
The order for the trucks and men
was received at the Packard factory
at 2:2U p. m. Sunday, May 14. All
available men were pressed into serv
ice in the truck shops and at 10:30
o'clock Sunday night the trainload of
trucks was started for Salt Antonio,
The trucks which make up the lat
est shipment are of three tons ca-'
pacity and fitted with special army
transport bodies painted army olive
The shipment is valued at $186,425.
With this latest purchase, the gov
ernment will have 120 Packard trucks
in service on the border and in Mex
Before Dodge Brothers be
gan the manufacture of
their own car they had built
the parts for half a million
Their iperienr. tsetr knvwlada af era
raaaas, materials and man comae from tha
ttioet Intimate conlai-t with their bualneae
Their eupervtalon la direct and ronatant, for
they are tha active euperlntenitenle, ensl
neare, manasara and owners of their buai-naaa.
It will nay yaa as visit a and era, mine this ear
Tha saaollna conaumptton Is onumially tow,
Tha lira mlleaa Is unusually high,
Tha prlea ef tha Touring Car or Roadatar complete
Is ITU (t a. k. Detroit.)
1814-18 Farnam St.
When a Car
by millions of miles of
road work In the hands
of thousands of owners,
that Its running expense
Is Incredibly low Its
efficiency so sturdy
to require a minimum of
service Its powet so
ample and flexibility so
extreme that all hills hut
the steepest are reduced
to levels and Mcreeplnif
In traffic Is possible
without dear thanillinl
Isn't that car worthy of
2066-6$ Firatm Si., Omihi
Ifow much the arrangement of lesser
feature can bu made to contribute to
tha greater comfort of those driving and
riding In a motor car Is shown In the
Cadillac eight. These details are, some
times considered to be of minor Impor
tance. Yet In several Instances the Cadtl
lao designers, by Intelligently handling
these features, have made them real ele
ments In adding to the convenient of
driver and passengers.
Auxiliary tonneau seats In the Cadillac
eight, for example, occupy absolutely no
space when not In actual use. When
folded, they disappear entirely Into pock
ets In the back of the fronf seat, which
presents a smooth surface. Entrance; and
exit are not Impeded in the slightest,
and the passengers in the rear have use
of all the tonneau spare. The auxiliary
seats, both when folded and when in
place, present nothing which apt to
eateh and tear women's and children's
clothing. At night a small electric light
In the back of the seat illuminates the
curb side, of the tonneau entrance .
Btorm curtains are carried In neat pock
ets on the under side of the top. They are
permsnently attached to the top, always
ready for use. When released, they fall
Into place as they are to be utta'hed, and
this U readily done without leaving the
car to sort out curtains in a downpour
of rain, and without disturbing the pas
sengers to fumble ur.dtr the sests for
Another one of the Innovations inaug
urated by the Cadillac is to be seen in
Its steering wheel. Instead of the con
ventional type attached rigidly in posi
tion, the Cadillac steering when, is hinged
to swing out of the way. This permit en
trance and exit at either right or left
side of the car, as the control levers ai
so positioned that they do not obstruct
Phona Tyler 123
Test the Detroiter Six
llefore you choose a alx-cyllnder motor car coma in aind e the new Detroiter "81."
Vou will be won to it the moment that you see It. Tor it beauty of design has) no
lt ua spin you along the smooth roadway, drive you through the mud r" an unkempt
ronntry lane. Hide with mm all the way from 'I miles an hour up on high apeed.
Then you will learn the mechanical excellence of thin wonderful aix-cylinder car.
Finally make a thorough examination of this car. We know you will y that the De
troiter come vloaeat to the ideal motor car. The lateeit development In a six.
AX IB mo NT Slnsla forging
nf "I" aectlon apaclally heat
treated, mounted on radial and
thruat ball bearings
AXIE ar.AK Full floating,
differential mounted on large
ball bearlnga, wheala on roller
beartnga. Tha spiral beval gears
vhlrh Inaura alteolute quiet
running are carried In a houa
tng of special 712-Inch praaaad
BRA H PIS The asternal contract
ing aervlre brake and tha In
ternal eipandlng emergency
brake are aelf -aquallaed, and
ai t on the 12-lnt:h brake druma
with SH-ln'h fare, thereby
giving abaeiute control of tha
rar under all condltlona.
CONTROL Center ball type ron
trnl left hand drive,
CLt'TOH j Multiple dlao type
compoaeds of five driving ateel
platea and ala driven covered
with Rayhestos. Requires lubri
cation only for the bearings.
DRIVF Hotrhklee drive having
a anllne eliding Joint, torque
taken through Vanadium steel
rr.Snr.M Full crown fenders
of tha latest daalgn and moat
rigid ronatrurtton. .
FB A M B Preaeed atesl frame of
4 S inch channel seotlon 3
Inches wide and I-1S Inchea
stock, with properly designed
guseet plataa and croaa mem
bars, giving tba moat rigid
eonatruotion, thereby eliminate
tng, to a large degree, the ueual
wearing which caueee annoying
6 A SO LINK eighteen gallon
DEALERS: This id a quality car with a wonderful proposition behind it.
C. W. FRANCIS AUTO CO.
2216-18 Farnam Street, - Omaha, Neb. Phone Douglaa 853.
Distributors for Nebraska and Western Half of Iowa.
ft ass .'..id s,,a
I Xa7 W W Te - s
gasnllne tank carried at tha
rear, feeding tha carburetor
through Stewart vacuum ays
tern MOTOR Npeclal sis-cylinder J'i
x44 Inches C o n 1 1 nental-lJe.
trolter motor of I., head type.
CVI,IMKKH are cast inbloc,
with tlotarhable head and
preened eteel oil pan.
CAM HIIAKT Is drop forged from
a single piece nf special heat
treated sleel, and dealgned for
high apeed performance.
CONNKtTIMi ROOM are long
and drop forae,l from .36 car
bon ateel, beet treated which
Inettres unueual stlffneen.
CHANK KHAKI' la of the three
. bearing type forged from apo
dal crank shaft ateel, having
2 St -Inch main bearing and 2t
Inch pins. The crank shafts are
unuanally well balanced, there
by giving a minimum of vibra
tion. PINTOVft sre light and carefully
ground and fitted with two du
ple concentric expanding
VALVKK sre large (IS Inches In
rilsmeterl. with nickel steal
heeds. Valve chamber la cov
ered with two plates to keep
springe and tappeta free from
duet and dirt, and minimise the
ROAII O.FA RANCH 1 Inches.
ftPRINO FRONT Seml-elllp.
tic it Inches long by 1 Inches
M-KI.Vfi RF.AR Iteml-elllp-llc
and unijeralung. If- Inches
long by 2', Inches wide. The
high grade of Chrom-Vanadium
ateel of which theae aprlnga
xfoJIsocttzptofVaue and Qftafify
SO long as Paige cars arc built, we shall unceas
ingly maintain our policy of building only
good cars with quality our first and fore
most consideration. '
So long as Paige cars are sold, we shall remain
keenly sensible of our obligation to see that
these cars render unfailing service and continue
to merit the confidence which has been reposed
It is on this basis, that we ask your consideration
of the Paige Fairfield "Stx-4f)M. Wc ask you to
buy this car not because of its price but
because of the numrpUte which it hears.
We willingly accept our share of the responsibility.
PisDtrolt Motor Car Company
Murphy-O'Hrien Auto Company
18U-1S Urn-m St. Phont Tyler 123.
are made, afford the moat
comfortable riding qualities
BTARTIKO AND UOHTIKTO
Two, unit Aufo-Llte aystam.
Htartlng la effected by a very
efficient motor operating on
lite flywheel through tha fa
inoua Bendlx drive. Generator
la connected to the pump ahaft
by a patented silent coupling,
and He operation at all tlmea
Is registered by an ammeter on
the inatrument board. Single
wire lighting ayatem Is uaed
throughout, carried In flexible
metal conduit, with separate
sMlich on dash light.
STF.KRIN'O f.FAR Irreveralble
worm type with 17-ln, notched
steering wheel. Spark, throttle
and horn button en top In eaay
TIBKH S34 Inch, tlrea mount
ed on artillery type wheel
with quick detachable rims.
TOP One-man five bow top of
etsunchest construction, wltb
TRANKMIHJMO.V Selective, slid
ins gear type, three apeeds
forward and reverse. All geer
have H-lnch face and are made
nt crucible nickel ateel, case
hardened, heat treated and
WlJt.HT t.STI lbs.
TKKAO SS Inches.
W HFK1.BAHK 111 Inches
WINOMIIIF.I.D Slanting, aalf
ventllaUng. clear vlaloo wind-
i ahleld, newest deaign, fllmt
nates all light reflections.
grKCIAL EtinPMENT Ton
neau wind ahleld,, mete-meter,
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