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About Omaha daily bee. (Omaha [Neb.]) 187?-1922 | View Entire Issue (Jan. 6, 1918)
' THE 'OMAHA SUNDAY BEE: JANUARY : 6, 1918.
WELL KNOWN IN
Sales Record in Nebraska With
Other Cars Assures Suc
cess of New Agency
J. H. Hansen, vice president and
manager" of 4 the ' Jones-Hansen : Cadil
lac company, the local firm which
has secured the exclusive agency in
this territory tor the Cadillac car, has
been in' the automobile business for
the last 14 years.
Prior to coming to Omaha to make
his home he was manager of the
Packard agency at Lincoln. Three
months ago he came to this city to
accept ,a position as general sales
manager for the Orr Motor Sales
company of Omaha, Lincoln and
While with the Packard Mr. Han
sen won many prizes in sales con
tests vied received. from the Packard
Motor, Car company in t appreciation
of his services a number of prizes. in
cluding Liberty bonds and stock in
the Packard factory.
.Well Known in State. f
Before going to the Packard Mr.
Hansen was connected with the Cad
illac agency at Lincoln for three
yearsand while with that firm, dis
tinguished himself as a sales organ
izer. rVVhen the time came that the
Cadillac Motor Car company desired
a new dealer for Omaha and territory
it selected Mr. Hansen as one of
the men to represent the firm at this
point. While in Lincoln he was very
active m public and Commercial club
Mr.iHansen started in the automo
bile business in this city 14 years ago,
coming at that time from Europe,
and ince. that time he has been in
all branches ci the automobile busi
ness, (including every department of
factory work, as well as being a spe
cial factory demonstrator, and after
ward direct sales representative of
a number of prominent factories. Mr.
Hansen is proud of the fact that he
knowssomething of every part of the
automobile business, having learned
it from the ground up.
S Jones Well; Knowa. ;.
A.vfi. Jones, president and treas
urer, is also, well known in Omaha.
Mr. Jones began his business career
as a young man in Hastings in the
implement and vehicle business, in
which he was very successful.
He started selling automobiles as
a side, line when they were known as
"horseless carriages." He is one of
the pioneer dealers of Nebraska. For
the last 12 years he has been the
distributor for the Reo motor car and
, truck and for several years past has
been the largest customer of the Reo
motcffcar factory. He is also dis
tributor for 'the Cadillac car in the
western half of Nebraska, 'as well as
being associated with the Jones-Op-per
company of Omaha. Mr. Jones'
success as a motor car merchandiser
western Nebraska attracted the at
tention of the Cadillac Motor Car
company and it made him the
ton r $1,490
With Express Body and Cab.
TON ... ....... $2,025
f. o. b. FACTORY. '
The sturdy-built DENBY TRUCK will handle an over
capacity load under all road conditions its construe-
tion makes it particularly effective through, mud or
deep sand and its a Speedy, Reliable, Always-on-the-Go
Delivery when used on surfaced road or pavements. '
The DENBY is built in three convenient sizes 1, 2 and
3 tons and the special built bodies make them applic
able to every line of business where hauling or delivery
is a daily necessity. -
S043.45 Faraam St., OMAHA, NEB.
Distributor Eaatrra and Korthara Nebraska
and Wettera Iowa.
Members ot the Firm Which Will
Handle the Cadillac in Omaha
J. H. HANSEN.
logical choice in its effort to se
cure a strong organization at Omaha.
The new company starts out with
ample financial resources, which, com
bined with oroven ability and an
agency regarded as one of the most
desirable in the automobile held, as
sures in advance its complete success
and its business methods will com
mend it to present and prospective
Noyes-Killy Motor Co.
To Get in Truck Game
"The motor truck is fast coming
into its own in this section," is the
assertion of W. L. Killy of the Noyes-
Killy Motor company.
"Until recently I had not made up
my mind to enter tne trucK ena or
the business, but the number of farm
ers who have called upon us to took
at trucks has made me eager to get
into the game and we are making ar
rangements now to get into the truck
"During the next few weeks we
ill have decided upon' the- truck
which we wish to handle and will an
nounce our "choice to the public.
"It is encouraging to see the inter
est which: is being evidenced in
trucks and .1 feet confident that Ne
braska farmers will hold, a prominent
place among the truck users during
the next year.
Clemen Motors Company
Show Hoist Steel Dump.
' 'The W. M. Clement Motors com
pany is now showing on its sales
room floor one of the Autocar power
hoist steel dumps. This car has cre
ated considerable interest among coal
dealers and others having use for
dump cars and the records being made
every day by the several in use are
almost beyond belief, considering the
total number of tons hauled a tday at
low cost. - ,
Those interested will no doubt be
glad of an opportunity to carefully ex
amine this car. -
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A. H. JONES.
PLAYS HIS PART
IN WAR GAME
Horace T. Thomas, chief engineer
of the Reo Motor Car company since
its inception, is devoting his entire
time to government work in Washing
ton. The Reo engineer is chairman of the
committee on designing this new gov
ernment standardized three-quarter-ton
Mr. Thomas says, "As it sooner or
later gets to the consciousness - of
every loyal American that he has a
part to play, I began to feel that I
should be doing, or at least trying to
do, something for my country in this
"At first my intention was to resign
the position I have held so long and
offer myself to the government
"Mr. Scott, vice president and gen
eral manager of the Reo . company,
when advised of my plan said, 'You do
not crave a uniform or a military
title, do you? You simply want a
job of work in the interests of better
"I told him that was my aim, but
I didn't see how I could be of much
use unless I offered myself wholly and
gave all my time to the work.
"He then said that the Reo Motor
Car company felt just as patriotic as I
could possibly feel and that the com
pany would give me leave and in ad
dition pay my salary and expenses for
the duration of the war.
"So I am in Washington co-operat
ing with a lot of other experienced
automobile engineers in working out
a standardized light truck and other
Those who know Reo -engineering
know that it is sound engineering and
it is good to feel that our government
has the assistance of practical men.
who hold regular positions, on their
Pioneer t of the
A. H. Jones Co.
DbtriboUra South and WMtorn Kebruka
aad Northern Kansas.
Brings All ftolin Soldiers
Home for Christmas Fes
tivities in Company
When the War department made
its ruling that soldiers could not tra
vel on 1 trains 'during the Christmas
season, there was keen disappoint
ment in thousands of homes all over
the country. '
W. L. Velie, president of the Velie
Motors corporation at Moline, 111.,
immediately came forward and offered
to bring home all Moline boys within
reach, entirely at his own personal ex
pense, using as many Velie cars as
necessary for the purpose.
A big 30-passenger Velie bus and
many touring cars from the Velie fac
tory, went to Des Moines, la., 'where
Camp Dodge is located, and brought
the Moline boys back in a glorious
trip. Farmers and townspeople greet
ed the caravan with great enthusi
asm. , After', Christinas day in the many
homes so unexpectedly made happy,
the boys were returned safely and
promptly to their military life, grate
ful to the man who brought pleasure
to so many.
Allen Makes Oil Record
In South Dakota Trial
Word was receivtd last week by
Carl Changstrom of the Standard
Motor Car . company regarding the
initial trip of a brand new Allen "41,"
indicating that it was only necessary
to put in one extra pint of oil in a
drive to Colome, S. D.,'a distance of
Telephones and automobiles would
be quite useless in the savage com
munities of Darkest Africa.
Just as the spinning wheel and the
harrow became necessary factors in
the lives of our agricultural forefathers
so these two things have become
essentials in the larger life of today.
They have so fitted into and speeded
up our commercial and social activi
ties, that they could no more be dis
pensed with than could the sewing
machine or the fast freight
Here and now the telephone and
Manager Omaha Branch of
. (jEORQC W. HtETT
Announcement was made last week
of the establishment of a branch of
the Kelly-Springfield Tire company in
Omaha, to succeed the Kelly-Spring-fieM
v Omaha bears the distinction of be
ing one of two cities in the middle
west where branches have been es
tablished by the Kelly-Springfield
Tire company, Milwaukee, Wis., is
the other town.
"The rapid growth of the automo
bile business in these two cities dur
ing the past year has influenced the
manufacturing company to establish
its own branches in order to render
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The new Fickwd Uiaourim, even pMpcoctt .
Seventeen distinctive body styles In open and enclosed cars In the Third Series Twin Six
Ask the man who owns
See the Orr Motor Sales Company
40th and Farnam Sts , Omaha. Also Lincoln and Sioux City
better service," asserts W. H. Bel,
district manager. t
George W. Hitt, who has been con
nected with the Kelly-Springfield in
terests in Omaha for some time, has
been appointed manager of the
Haarman-Ilocke Motors Co;
2429 Farnam St.,
the automobile are no longer things
of mere pleasure or convenience.
They are indispensable factors in the
essential work of this strenuous day.
As a matter of course we must all
have the best mechanisms for the
quick, sure transmission of our voices.
But is it not even more important
that we now have the best procurable
mechanisms for the speedy and de-i
pendable transportation of ourselves?
A Packard Twin Six is a thoroughly
dependable means of insuring your
personal efficiency now.
Prof. Fling: to Lecture Here.
Prof. F. M. Fling of Lincoln wih
lecture Friday evening on the "Roe
sian Debacle." The lecture is to be
given on the third floor of the court
house at 8:15. ; ,
Phone Douglas 7940
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