The Sunday Oregonian. (Portland, Ore.) 1881-current, April 24, 1910, SECTION THREE, Page 9, Image 45

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CALIFORNIA SEEN
WOLVERTDN LEADS
BATTING AVERAGES
THE SU.YD1T OREGONI AN. PORTLAND- APKIL 24. 1910.
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FROM
AUTOIViOBJLE
J Long Tour in Southern Sec
tion Is Completed by
Portland Family.
fHEAVY ROADS MET WITH
JB. B. Huston Completes One of
longest Trips Made by Portland
Enthusiasts This Year Auto
Sho-w Plans Are Made.
BY CHABLES C ALBRIGHT.
One of the longest trips -which has
keen made this year by local motorists
Is that which has just been completed
ty S. B. Huston and wife. Miss Blanche
IkHuston and Carl Huston. The party re-
THIS TS OVT OF THE! CARS WPT
TIOAL EXHIBIT THIS WEEK,
turned from California, last week, after
being; absent from this city over two
months.
Senator Huston shipped his 30-60
Stearns from Portland to Los Angeles
tweveral months ago, there beginning a
'long pleasure trip throughout the lower
part of the southern state. Although
the roads were In miserable shape a
igrreat part of the way. owing to the
arly time when the Junket was begun,
'the party was not daunted and carried
xut the original schedule.
Down through Kedlands, Riverside,
end anally to San Liego, the Huston
'party went In their big car. From
j5an Diego they travelled by way of
fiunta Barbara and along the coajt
coute to San Francisco.
"Many places we found the roads in
A terrible condition," said Mr. Huston.
"They were slippery here and sticky
there, and were almost impassable In
places. We were forced to go tip
through the Indian Valley over roads
that motorists in other machines had
tried and failed to negotiate. It was a
eplendld trip, however, and was thor
oughly enjoyed throughout."
Several days were spent at Paso Ro
ubles, and a number of side trips in their
automobile were made by the Hustons.
Tney returned to Portland the early
part of last week.
Exhibiting a number of well-known
cars, an automobile show will be held
In the spacious quarters of the White
Motor Company's new building thla
coming week. The automobile show
will last four days, running in conjunc
tion with the annual exhibition of the
Portland .Kennel Club, which will be
iheld on the third floor of the same
building beginning April 27.
Among the machines which will be on
ehow are the Ford, the Stearns, the
White steamer and gasoline cars, and
rebuilt machines of the Automobile
Clearing House. Arrangements are be
ing made by Manager Eastman to ac
commodate cars for exhibition purposes
from other local dealers during the
(week.
H. E. Doty, Paclflo Coast manager for
Jthe White Company, will be here for
Ahe show, providing Important matters
4do not prevent his leaving San Fran
clsoo. Windsor T. White, president of
the White Motor Car Company, has
written to the local concern that he will
Blso probably be here for the ehow.
He had arranged to go direct to San
Francisco from the East, but is ex
pected to change his plans In order to
1e in Portland shortly.
5. O. Murray shipped his machine to
The Dalles last week, where he will be-
Kin an automobile trip through the
eastern part of the state, Prinevllle be
ing his ultimate destination. Mr. Mur
ray Is making the trip In a 40-horse-lower
White steamer.
6. Benson, a prominent local lumber
man, purchased a 15-30 Stearns, which
was delivered to him a few days ago.
William Warren, manager of the
Oregon Taxlcab Company, purchased a
new car for private use last week. It
'tit a Model G-B White gasoline ma
chine, and Is of large and roomy con
struction. ...
IX. A. Hover, a business man of Spo
kane, who Is well known in this city,
passed through here the early part of
the week. Mr. Hover recently returned
from a tour nearly around the world,
much of the distance being made in an
automobile. Mr. Hover crossed the con
tinent some time ago in a small Max
well machine.
.
O. B. Wardwell, of Silver Lake, pur
chased an Inter-State automobile last
week. Mr. Wardwell will act as agent
for the car in Silver Lake and vicinity.
The Graham Motor Car Company ac
cepted the agency for the Regal auto
mobile last week. This car has been
handled by several people in this city
heretofore, but Manager Graham has
now definitely closed with the factory
for the agency in this State.
A report was curculated here in the
first cart of the week that the Over
land Company Intended to build a fac-
.
J POWERFUL AND ROOMY AUTOMOBILE IS CHALMERS-DETROIT. J
t ' ' '.;' ' --it
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i r-rfr-rJ ! f&''i U t
tory to cost $1,000,000 in this city. L.
E. Crowe, local agrent for the Overland
concern, gives the report little cre
dence. .
Charles Freund. of Astoria, purchased
a Maxwell car last week.'
Among- the automobile purchasers of
the week were Al. Gevurtz, of I. Ge
wurtz & Son, and Mrs. Ethel W. Grubbs.
Both bought Maxwells.
M'ith his daugtiter. Miss Doris Clark, at
the wheel of the car. Dr. E. G. Clark and
family will leave for a novel trip to Mt.
Hood and points beyond the latter part
of this week. Miss Clark is an expert
driver, having a practical working
knowledge of the automobile, and will
probably handle the Overland '40" in
which the journey is to be made the
Ifreater part of the way. Dr. Clark plans
to leave here April 29, and will be gone
for at least 10 days.
Leaving here this morning, P. Marsden
will makeia three days" automobile trip
through the country surrounding Salem in
his 40-horsepower Overland car. Mrs.
Marsden will accompany him.
"With Old Sol getting in his good work,
thereby putting the roads in excellent
shape, automobilists of this city are plan
ning many trips out of Portland. One of
the longest junkets from the Rose CSty is
planned by J. O. Glllan, a local business
man, who expects to leave the middle of
the coming week for Seattle. He hopes
to make the entire trip in his Overland
machine. With Mr. Gillan will go his
wife, who is also an ardent automobilist.
One of the prettiest cars in the city is
TCIT VVIT,t. BE OV DISPLAY AT H. T. KEATS AUTOMOBILE
WHE.V JOE MATSO.V, FAMOUS RACER, WILL LECTURE.
the Chalmers-Detroit "40," of which H. L.
Keats & Co. have received a carload. The
illustration shown was taken in the City
Park, where the beautiful roads are now
in splendid shape. C 13. Fehr Is at the
wheel of the machine."
....
One of the finest cars in the city Is
that which has just been received by C.
D. Brunn. It is a 40-horsepower, seven
passenger Studebaker, and is equipped
in special style, with all the latest im
provements. Mr. Brunn is planing a num
ber of trips out of Portland during the
coming Summer.
. .
Dr. A. A. Griff received his new Stude
baker touring car last week. It is painted
olive green, and is a handsome machine.
...
Dr. Watts, of the Western Auto Com
pany, left last week for Stansfleld,. Or.,
taking with him a new car for Dr. Sloan,
of that city. Dr. Watts will probably re
turn to Portland the early part of this
week. While in the country, he will make
a number of side-trips of exploration and
will return with a fund of information
regarding the roads In that section of the
state.
Numerous automobiles were shipped to
out-of-town purchasers during the week.
The weather has been good, and interest
in motoring has received a decided im
petus. Among those who had their cars
shipped to them was G. M. Cornett, of
Prinevllle, the car being a Mollne "20,"
...
E. D. Suitor, of this city, left last week
In a Moline machine for Salem, where
he will remain for several days.
...
Not a little interest has been created
In the flag-to-flag contest which is to
start from Denver on May 2 to the City
of Mexico, a distance of 2400 miles, which
will be covered in 21 days, or approxi
mately 114 miles per day with eight
hours" running time. In the City of Mex
ico there are in the neighborhood of 8000
automobiles, 75 per cent of which are of
foreign make. This seems strange owing
to the prominence of the American man
ufacturers, and this republic being a
sister country.
Automobile riding by night when not
indulged in to too great an extent is
beneficial in a number of ways, accord
ing to a local physician. Night driving
clears the mind of a man and fills his
lungs with pure fresh air, after a hard
day's work. The rapid passage of the car
gives rise to a sense of buoyancy and
the reaction therefrom causes a feeling
of drowsiness which makes the autoist
sleep liko the' proverbial top. Especially
is this true in the case of nervous per
sons. ...
A local enthusiast suggested the other
day that a tour, somewhat similar In
plan to the Glidden tour, be arranged
for Oregon and Washington. It is a
good Idea, and would work out beautifully
If handled in the right manner.
. .
"One thousand in 1910" u the slogan
of the Automobile Club. With that num
ber of members the local organization
would be enabled to do wonders for the
sport in Oregon.
According to the mortgage record, Man
hattan Island goes in debt, on real estate
security, to the amount of SSOO.OOO each
day, but the dally payments keep the total
at a lower proportionate level than it baa
ever been before.
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Peerless, Pope. Hartford, Chalmers, Hudson,
Gramm Commercial Vehicle
Tommy Tennant Only Short
Distance Behind in Race for
, League Honors.
BASE-STEALERS ARE TIMID
Ivan Olson and Tennant, With Six
Apiece, Are at Head of List Sta
tistics of Long Hits Are Com
pleted by League Officials.
Harry "Wolverton. the gingery man
ager of the Oakland tribe, is the lead
ing batsman of the . Pacific Coast
League up to the games played last
Sunday, and at the rate the now leader
of tho Athenian crowd clouted during
the present series he Is not likely to
drop many points at the next compila
tion of the hitting records of the play
ers. Tommy Tennant, the Seals' first
s acker. Is next among the regular play
ers In the slugging line, and he is onI;
a few points behind Wolverton's mark
of .345, with an average of .342. Mar
tinke of Vernon, Daley of Los Angeles
and W. Fisher of Vernon are next in
order among the sluggers, while Gus
Fisher, the hard-hitting Portland back
stop, figures among the leaders with
an average of .307. George Ort prof
ited by the Sacramento series enough
to bring his average up close to the
coveted .300 mark, for George has an
average of .293, which indicates that
Portland's clever utility man is hit
ting some these days.
The averages up to and- Including
the games played Sunday, April 17, are
as follows:
Batting Averages.
Players AB H
Hltt, Vernon ....20 8
Willett. Vernon 5 IS
Wolverton, Oakland .........54 20
Tennant, San Francisco ......79 27
Caum, Sacramento 0 3
Dank, Oakland .........a,.., & S
Crlger. Los Anselea ......... 3 1
Marllnke, Vernon ......77 25
.Daley. Los Antreles .........64 20
Henley, San Francisco. ..... J5 5
Fisher, W., Vernon ..69 22
Fisher, G., Portland . ., 65 20
Outshaw, Oakland , C.I 19
Bodle, San Francisco 60 IS
Melcholr. San Francisco 71 tl
Brlggs. Sacramento ..........A8 20
Ort, Portland 41 12
Hogan. Oakland 41 12
Tonneson, Oakland ..........7 2
Vitt, San Francisco ...61 17 .
Wares. Oakland ......70 19
Coy, Vernon 1 21
Cameron, Oakland 02 16
Berry, San Francisco 3-5 9
Fournier, Sacramento 12 3
Thorsen, Los AnsreJ ........13 8
Grlndle, Los Angeles 4 1
Ryan, B., Portland ....73 18
McCredie. Portland 71 17'
Shlnn, Sacramento .ft3 15
Hunt. Sacramento .......... .21 13
Rapps. Portland 64 15
Olsen. Portland 77 . 18
Carlisle. Vernon 69 16
Speaa, Portland 70 16
Brashear, R-. Vernon 70 14
Roth, Los Angeles 66 16
La Longe, Sacramento ....... 64 12
Krapp. Portland 9 2
Armbruster. Portland 9 "
Roes, Los Angeles 23 B
Nelson, Oakland ........14 8
Perry. Sacramento ....66 14
Toiler. Los Angeles 14 8
Mcliala. San Francisco ......84 7
Ianzlg. Sacramento ...... ...80 6
Harklns, Oakland s ' 1
Stolen Baas, Long Hits, Etc
Leadlner hitters Bernard. S: ninan
PC
.400
,40O
.345
.34
.333
.333
.333
.325
.313
.313
.309
.308
.301
.300
.29
.894
.203
.293
.286
.279
.271
.259
.25S
.'J39
.250
.2oO
.250
.247
.239
.238
.238
.234
.234
.232
.229
.229
.227
.222
.222
.222
.Z1T
.214
.212
.914
-SOS
.200
.200
and
Murdorrt, 7 each: Daley, Roth and Wares, 6
. .lit .uj l l. j i ci i, q eaca,
Leading base stealers Olsen and Tennant,
6 each; Melchoir. Bernard, Howard, Cut
Shaw, Cov and Brown. 5 each.
Leading two-base hitters Tennant. 8: O.
Fisher, Rapps, Briggs and Cameron. T each;
Perry, a; Murphy, Khlnn and Wolverton, 8
each.
Leading three-base bitten Martin. 4;
Speas. 2; Netzel. G. Fisher, Ort, McArdle,
Shaw. Howard. Tosler. irournler. W. Hogan.
Wolverton and Brashear. 1 each.
Home runs Bodle, 4: R. Brashear. 8; Net
sel, Tennant, Berry, Brlggs, Carroll, gwan
der. Martlnke. Coy and W. Fisher. 1 each.
Leading run retters Carlisle. 13; Bodle
and Martlnke. 12 each; o. Fisher and R
Brashear, 11 each; Daley. 10: Olsen, Mel
cholr and W. Fisher. 9 each; Casey, B.
Ryan, Ort, Vltt. Tennant, Wolverton and
Coy, 8 each: McCredie, Speaa, Rapps, Mur
phy. Shlnn, Briggs and Wares, 7 each; Mun
dorff. Berry. Shaw. Perry and Cutshaw.
each: Netzel. Bernard. Howard, W. Hogan,
gwantifr atid Lindsay, 5 each.
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Chalmers
"30"
$1500
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tie invert
We Have Just Received a
Consignment of These Cars
30 Horse-Power. 4-eylinder cast en bloc
Three Nickel Babbitt bearings on crank shaft.
Ignition '. Magneto and Battery
Carburetor... Specially designed for this car
Lubrication. ... .Splash system, with auxiliary oil reservoir
Frame. ...Double drop, giving low center of gravity, with
out lessening road clearance.
Springs. . . . . . .Semi-elliptic, in front and full elliptic in rear
Body .4 or 5-passenger
$1570 F. O. B Portland, Equipped With Top and Glass Front.
neate &
(INCORPORATED)
16th and Alder Sts.
,ANE STEAI CARS
Auto Trucks
Delivery Wagons
Touring Cars
Anto Tracks go anywhere vnth heavy loads. Big
hills requiring long, hard pulls are easy for the
Lane Track. This car is especially adapted for
merchants and contractors -who are pressed for time
and find teams too slow. We shall be pleased to
tell you more, about these wonderful cars if you "
will call or phone. - i t ti.
The Lane Automobile Co.
ED. HOLLENBECK, Manager.
Both Phones: Marshall 1915, A 1915.
86 TENTH STREET, PORTLAND, OREGON
EVERYBODY INVITED
to our Show Rooms, Burnside and Seventh Streets.
A duplicate of the exhibit which attracted so much at
tention at the Madison Square Garden Show in New York
will be held in our show rooms all this week.
There will be a " cut-out" chassis, showing every part of
.the Chalmers cars in operation, just as when on the road.
J oe Matson, the famous racing driver, ' will exhibit his
"Blue Bird' No. 19, with which he won the Indiana and Mas
aapequa trophies and set a world-speed recbrd.
Matson will be on hand at the exhibit afternoons and
evenings and will talk on the care, management and operation
of automobiles.
He will tell you how he won victories in Chalmers cars,
and how to get the most out of the automobile on the road.
ADMISSION FREE.
L. ECeats Aiuto
Burnside and Seventh Sts., Portland,
McCarthy
Phone Main 6374.
UB
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Automobiles cared for, re
paired, stored, washed, pol
ished, delivered. Phone
Marshall or A 1915 and will
come after your car. If you
have a breakdown anywhere
will come after you. Auto
mobiles for hire. Careful
chauffeurs.
Lane Automobile Co.
ED. HOLLENBECK, Mgr.
86 Tenth Street
Snappy and Sure in Action, Handsome
in Body Lines, Strong and Enduring
Franklin .Model G
MODEL C TOURIXG C.iR, $lSSO.
Wheel base 9 Inches; tires. 32x3 Inches front, 32x4 inches rear; four
cylinder, 3?sx4 inches. Two-passenger runabout, 91750. Runabout with
surrey-typo body. $1800.
Franklin Model G Made and Holds the
World's Record for Economy of Operation
Menzies-DuBois Auto Co.
Seventh and Davis Sts. Portland, Oregon
Chalmers
"40"
$2750
Co
Oregon