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THE ' OPvEGQU SUNDAY JOURNAL. PORTLAND, SUNDAY MQRNINO, MAY 5, 1S07.
HEWS "AfJD NOTES, FROM ;
REALM OF AUTO. CARS
Latest Automobile Newt of This and Other Lands Interesting
;rfJ,: Bits of Information Cleaned" Here and There About 1 ; v
Chug Wagons and Their Drivers., v
An' annnraA antnmobfla ' ambUlanOS
hu been alvaa thorough ,tast bf , tha
' m... Wi.mtn'1 MMW club
- busily sngagtd in arranging for floral
' parada thla month. , r-" V' '"V':
1 To prevant ttrM wranohln off
turning eornara, keep tha wing, note
tha tlra aacurlty bolta taut
' . Anttnia n.ihim-. "Monsieur da Paris,'
tha last or tha gulllotlnara, la ta
tan mhiiiit aA worahlDar of flowara.
.-, Prlnca Bolplona Borghaaa, head ot tha
famous Italian ' famuv or mat mm
wni antar tha Faiung-Jrana cou
. tk. .b kui-mi Mamorlal daT.
' Fourth ot July d lbor day--wmba
aaia oy tha cnicago aioiur
Mason. .-..Uv -,, . ., ,
i To bttr avoid accident, tha polloa
f Parla bava determined that all au
tomobllaa should ba fitted with at leaat
' ana nonakld tlra. ' " ''' '
Tk -fjim.A m rnn Mia rnlf meet at
Los AnteleS' yesterday.-and today wlU
Da aevotea 10 toe cmuaing ucivi
ment of - publlo. roads. ' - .
Ayuia play la a good thin for aor
I - rtltnlty, but tha working parte of an au
Vv tomoblla don't want 'much play, Keep
them adjusted snugly. : " 1 " - - -
VMnnh vnnrt, tf aHAmAhllaa during
the month ot January declined l' per
eent, n comparison wiw w -ponding
month of last year. - '
i Statistics show a smaller number of
automoblla accldenta in proportion to
the' number of care ' used In Germany
than la either England or France. -
4 ' London's 800 motorbusee last " year
earrlad 4.000.00 mora passengers than
the tramears upward .of - 185.000,000
persona over a dlatanas of 24,000,000
: - miles. '.'"". ? ; v..v..- . vv'y'; "
1 Mechanics and repair men employed In
' Kew York garages ara considering the
' organisation of a labor union to en
force demands for better pay and short
. ' er houra. u- -.v,. ..;,-.:
Kew Torlfs fifth ehow for next win
ter lias been announced. It will ba held
by tha importera' Automobile aalon and
-. only foreign cars and equipments will
ba exhibited-. - .
Nearly , every . manufacturer .of note
will establish a ' clubhouae and garage
along tha Long Island Motor Parkway
. tor the use of owners of, his care and
' Miss Vera Brewster of Philadalph!
. - v . - kuuimA - - laluvniiiin for s
. automobile company la that city, is be
lieved to be tne nrst woman mw
'" James l irioga, n-nw viiw"("'
' Honelre. recently traveled to N. Tork
expressly to ouy a car ror u
and then aUrted for homo within' a tew
v... hla arrival. . - f -- - "
; An automobile ehow, on the lines or
a horse show, tna cara q w-jtoi
' Wrlnclpany for appearance and appolnt
. menta. wlU be held thla month by fair
-members of Philadelphia's "Four IJun
'dred.'' ' - J--v' -; t -:- :r- ;v
Tha legislative board of tha American
Automobile association has asked every
motorist lnJNew Jersey
peal of the iaw of that state forbidding
the use of antt-akld ohalns. -
--rFrotn the proflta-iof earrying-paaseni
gers and frelnrht on astomoblles, In ad
:Ainti ta rhu -in rural districts, -r the
postmaster general .of Aoatralla' hopes
I. -v.. tta n fnr cheaoer DOfitaRO. .
. So .much til-feeling is shown touring
motorista by A"e reswents or Ri
viera that many enciosea cars wo uww
i with wire window screens to prevent the
"glass being broaen oy nying bimu
There Is a contlnuoua system of pod
, roads lea.ing throug t Europe to Kor
. way, a latance of J.800 miles. In this
eountry today -it would ba hard to f.nd
any periect sirowu v -,t- -
lonar ' ' ''' ' - - ' '"
- . o-'.. -1 vara tank advantage of the
recent mining ohow at New Tork to
exhibit cars designed to meei in con
duiona found In. and about the mining
eountry W the west.; Many sales were
Eight tarispreadlng machines and nlne
preparations or tar nava own
i iin.r.vaantinn flonteatr which
will be held by the British automobile
organisations ' ,tne iar pr vi w
Tha idea of forming a woman's motor
emb at Chicago onginaiaa wnn i
K. J. Boardman and was suggested to
her by l.S presence of a large number
of women at thavVanderbilt cup race
The1 BriusS jtfotor Union la Issuing
special badges.o -oonaiderata'Vdriv-ra,
reserving thaH:t 4o recall the badge
from any wearer proven guilty of reck
less driving or neglect of tha .amenities
. '!TV Aiy oMterr from both
dealer In and user of the "motor, car
la.. ia nnn nnnaiLiuu vi aivw w a, a
streets, wnion v-
jme ct dollara' worth ot dama
. , .uiiuuiuvu.. '
im.. ..Moint hateroreneous com
blnation of tha Automobile club of
America, tha Society for the Prevention
of Cruelty to Animals snd the Inde-i
eendent HacKmen a assooiauon u wo.
fng In New York City to oompel better-
T kept streeia, -
nnhim TiilL world fam-
. iant nr ' nf tha teleohone. la
. Byjs saev aa -- --r - ,
radited with the declaration, "Until
inr nt tha automobile the hu-
man race had made absolutely no prog-
i tha iranannrtattnn of tha indl-
vidua! nlt of society -sines the dawn
r mswry. ' .
. The new million-dollar clubhouse of
the Automobile UIUD ' or America, at
New York Is the ttlost' complete building
of Us kind in the world. Including an
' up-to-date garage and machine ahop in
addition to tha usual luxurlea and con-
- venlencea or a moaern ciuonouse,
i mnvllah' ftrm . famed for buildlna
engines of war has completed an auto-
" mobile o reet long, surrounaea wiw ar
mor and carrying a ram In 'front It la
armed with. two "pompome." which did
such effective service in South Africa,
and Js .intended for coast defense pur-
jJAwt aitfrATtaaraa : fcaa 4nat Kaan fliih
E mitted to the police prefecture of Ber-
t , nn xor approvar. it or n upprovau
type, differing only from the ordinary !
runeraj venicie in i not neing norae-,
drawn. Tha new hearse created' much;
curiosity as It made Its test pilgrimage
X7han m MH.itonl iAM.w1iftM.Anl tn
the . country miles from a repair 4 shop I
dry it sometimes Is possible to get i
. hnma tf a tnr ran ha nro. 1
cured. Remove the paper covering of
ma grjr .ceiia, Bore a rew noies in ine
. sine and pour over them soma vinegar
...... M . . . i . i. - I
oiiuiea wiin-waier. -r - -
-'. v When testing the gasoline tank for
leaks, use kerosene in preference to
. , gasoline, neeausa the latter evaporates
sene also la useful for testing an oiling
- . pjBicpi. 11 is peuer man oil, peoauss
leaks through which the all would sot
penetrate for some time. .
In Java, an American- automobile la
being used to 'carry the malls over the
country roads of tne island, whue sev
eral motor stage lines are being estab
lished In the Philippines, beyond the
present, railway lines. '
Tha Automobile club 'of Philadelphia,
has retained an attorney to represent
the organization and Its members In all
legal -' matters, Including appearing to
defend members accused ' of violating
speed and other motoring laws. I '
Twenty-five or more eastern Import
ers are planning the formation of an In
dependent - Importers' 1 association to
work on a cooperative basis for the
advancement of the intereata of those
who bring cars from Europe." 1 '
Wisconsin's Ja1slsture is eonalderlng
a bill to limit the speed of automobiles
to 10 miles per hour in clues and zo
in the country, with a limit ot 10 miles
everywhere after dark. ' Imprisonment
Is provided for certain violations. '
i At Milwaukee there id an agitation to
have enforced city ordinance Which
; TrvTr.pVTtTTMn rn' trrmp.
THE MOTOR CAR. ; v
OILsjAcks. TIRES, BATTER.
;f HIES, GOGGLES, ETC.-; ,
iauonai anu ,
$25' to ;$6Q
Sold on Insullments. Liberal
'allowance for old wheels. 1
This U becoming an Important line
with us. Our stock is fresh .'
and prices low.
. ry4 to 17tf4 PER FOOT.
SPECIAL OFFER. i
7i ., ... X. ' , . , : A
Bring tills ad, and save a cent
, ..per foot
86 SIXTH STREET, '
Opposite Wells-Fargo Building.
( ;"".W. HSee'and His ,NiT.Tourlnf Car-; ViS C
limits': tha amount "of gasoline which
may be stored In a building to five gal
lons unless kept In a tank burled below
the level of the basement floor.' 4 J:
Always retard the spark before start
ing the engine, especially a single cylin
der,' otherwise , you may join the army
with Its arms In slings, the result of
bark-fire, t Give the-handle an upward
pull and never let the thumb enolrole It
The recent automobile trip of tha In
fanta Eulalla from Madrid to Blarrits
waa the result of s, wager with Klnc
Alfonso.'' The latter contended that the
princess could not reach Blarrits in a
single Journey without a rest, but aha
did. ..-.V'-, , ',-.:. i.i ' . - '
i to do away with the labor of pump
ing up tlrea an English Inventor has de
vised cylinders Of compressed carbolio
acid 'gas, .which may ba eonneoted with
the tlra valves by rubber tubing, the
gas, expanding' as released, filling the
tires. ' .
. Garments of silk for men's use are
to- be worn this season, and women
will not, as in the past, find this ma
terial made up for their exclusive use.
One advantage they possess is that
they may be folded Into a very small
space. . , ' ' - f '':'l"v
A unique flra-extingulshin arrange
ment has . been embodied in the con
struction of the new garage of a big
motor cab concern in London. . For the
purpose of checking any possible eon-
(Continued on Page Fifteen.)
ocucsroom ncmovca o o-v9 .. uaer direct, - worncx aaiA -
Reoo II. P. Touring Car with detachable tonheau, pressed
steer frame, 84-inch wheel base, multiple disk clutch, full i
; elliptic springs, 'three powerful brakes, fiye lamps;- $1,400.
5 Reo 8-10 H. P. Runabout, the most economical automobile -
i M e ' asjAA Aaaiaa. a i . .
iDuiit, juu;twith loiaing rear seat, t x
Ymmw FORD CARS
Ford M H. P. Four-Cj1)ndtr Runabout, shaft drive, 84-inch
wheel base, full elliptic springs, multiple disk clutch, three
4 point driving construction, all working parts absolutely dust -and
mud proof, all axles, gears, steering knuckles and shafts ,
made from best chrome steel; price, $700. ,
. The Ford Six-Fortjr, iix cylmders,- forty.f H. ! P. 120-inch
wheel base, double ignition three poinLariviner suspension, -
"" all working parts absolutely mud and dust proof; no vibra-
tion. A demonstration in this car is a revelation in flexibil
ity and control, $3,000.
AH prices P. O. B. Portland or Spokane. AH models in stock.
Salesrooms 4933 Alder Street j
FRED A. BENNETT ;
PORTLAND OREGON. i SPOKANE, WASH.
Loxier Marine Motors'
. . and
' lhd: : Mtn Ma
. Second Hand
Private Canoes and Launches Taken Care of.
, 'Phone East 2899.
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U; Ahvavs Cool'
Kewanee Pneumatic Water Worlcs
iOutfits 1 or jsupplying water to public buildings and country residences.' If you intend leading'
i.life on a farm you should not be without thlsTabof : 6aver. Forfurthernnform'ation address
REIERS03I tMCOmtY CO, 182-4-6 lorrison SI..
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;THL "SHOW ML" CAR
If you are from Missouri (as all automobile buyers ought to be) and have to be shown what
car will do, come and see us. We are the people and ours is the automobile you are looking for,
" The car you ought to have at the price you ought to pay. A cheaper car is not the car you ought
to have. To pay more than the price of a Mitchell is to pay too much for what you get.
Model D. Touring Car $1,950
. Model f. Touring Car $2,150 .
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And more than all we are responsible and reliable, will be here next year and wtU be selling
the MITCHELL CAR, 'J -
Does the FR ANKLIN Air-Cooled
Are Air-Cooling' and Light Weight
Construction Right? ;
Ask the Franklin dealer in your town who
H are the Franklin owners. Talk with these
men. Ask them questions like these :
Can you use your car every day in the year
a hot or cold?,
in Daily Use
What troubles have you?
'Do roughnesses. in the roads stoo vou? Make
you slow up? Jar the life out of you? v
Give yourself a square deal.
Talk to the right man. , ( ,
You can't get Franklin facta
from a water-cooled heavy-car
motorist. He wouldn't put up
with his clumsy car a minute If
he really knew them.
Do hills bother you? Can you go as fast aa
you want toon the level, on hills, over rough
places? , - . ' '
Does any other car you know go more mllca
in a day? "
How about your repair bills ? Tire bills?
Gasoline bills? ' . ...
: Send for the Franklin catalogue logical from
beginning to end, and a handsome book. v
Shaft-Drive Runabout . . . $1,800
4-Cylinder Light Touriiig-Car $1,850
f4-Cylinder Touring-Car. . . $2,800
6-Cylinder Touring-Car a ; $4,000
Prices in standard colors and equipment, f. a b; Syracuse. N, Y. , Spcciar upholstery, eqt:!
1 t .l . ment and colors, extra,
80-82 Severith" Street, Portland, Orccn
Northwestern distributors for Thomas Flyers and Detroit Thcni23, Fcs Tct : '
fords, Waverly Electric, Oldsraobiles tn IE uici 3
1 n fiows mora xreeiy . ana snow fxp