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About The Oregon statesman. (Salem, Or.) 1916-1980 | View Entire Issue (Aug. 21, 1921)
SECOND NEWS SECTION
Automobiles, Society, Special Fecferes cii
General Nezss 4
PACES 1 TO 8
, SALEM, OREGON, SUNDAY MORNING AUGUST 21, 1921
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A U TO MO fi I L E S T RUCK S T R A C TORS
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Motorcycles Bicycles AccessoriesA
REPORT ON OREGON ROADS
' Portland-Qregan City Regular
route of Pacific highway, via west
side, paved and open to Glenmor
rle; under .construction and
closed from Glenmorrie to Oregon
Cty. Traffic should take the 1ML
vaukle street or 82nd street
route on the east side, out of
Portland; paved from Portland to
Oregon City with no detours.
' Oregon Clty-Canby Paved.
Can by-Barlow Old road closed
on account of repairs to Holalla
river bridge;. new highway open
temporarily; graveled and in fair
condition. ' ' '
Barlow-Aurora Pavement un
der construction and highway is
closed; detour via-old road which
is graveled and In good condition.
; Aurora-Salem ; Paved entire
distance. - .
' Salem-Albany- rn account of
pavement being laid from the ena
of South Commercial street pave
ment to a connection with the Pa
cific highway, if will be necessary
Used : Cars
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Maxwell Touring, '17 275
Maxwell towing '18 $ 300
Maxwell Touring, 920..... ...... ......$ 500
Veins Touring '19..... l.$1050
Mitchell Touring '19 $1100
Franklin '18 $1550
Hupmobile '20 ;$1250
Good Bug:...........; ...... ... $ " 75 '
1 Ford Sedan, completely equipped....$725
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' Every one of these cars completely overhauled
and excellent bargains.
Gingrich Motor Co
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for traffic to detour out of Salem
via South Twelfth street for about
six weeks, beginning August 17.
Through traffic should turn east
on Court or State streets to 12th
street. From Auto Camp ground
go east on Oak street, turning
south on 12th street.
Detour south on 12;:i street to
end of pavement, follow dirt road
south for about one-half mile and
turn directly right, following dirt
road for about three miles, over
temporary croslng of the Pacific
highway, to the Liberty pavement;
turning south and following pave
ment and graveled road to the
Rosedale road, then over the
Rosed ale road to the Sunnyside
school, at which point the detour
join the newly completed pave
ment on the Pacific highway.
Paved from Sunnyside school to
Albany, with the exception of one
mile in city of Jefferson and one
(hnlt mile between Jefferson and
The detour Is well signed
BONESTEELE MOTOR CO.
and Commercial Sis., Salem, Oregon
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throughout and is. In general, a
fairly good graveled or dirt road;
however, in some places, it is
quite narrow and necesistates
careful driving. - Traffic is cau
tioned to read and observe signs
on the detour out of Salem as well
as on the Rosedale road, especially
in passing cars and after any pos
(The road between Salem and
Albany, via Independence, is not
desirable at this time as the coun
ty bridge just south of Drunk's
corners is closed for repairs, ne
cessitating a long detour between
Brunk's corners and Indepen
dence. Signs have been erected
by the county directing traffic.)
Albany-Junction City r Either
the west or east side routes can
be traveled the east side route
is considered the moat desirable
for through traffic as it is several
miles shorter, with no duayy de
tours. East Side route: Detour around
grading operations between Al
bany and Harrisburg, starting at
south city limits of Albany, to
the right, following signs via the
East Side Albany-Corvallls road,
through Peoria, to Harrisburg,
crossing the Willamette river at
Harrisburg by ; a jower lerry.
Good graveled road ' entire dis
tance. ' '
West Side route: Good from
Albany to Corvallis, detouringout
of Corvallis as follows: West
on Jefferson street, following the
Philomath road to Mt. Union
, Auto Tops
Made to Order.
Advertising; Signs for Cars
Pull's Top Shop
T. C. Wood, Mgr.
Y. M. a A. Bldg.
cemetery; (.hence south across
Brown's bridge across. Mary's
river; thence south' through Oak
ridge to Beaver creek, and turn
ing east four miles, rejoining the
highway about seven miles south
of Corvallis; follow the main
highway from that point south
through Monroe to Junction City.
Junction City-Cottage Grove.
(through Eugene: Paved from
Junction City to Eugene, and
from there paved to Goshen; the
highway is closed at Goshen, de
touring east across the Willam
ette river through Cloverdale and
coming back across the river one
mile south of Creswell; thence to
the iold Pacific .highway about
two miles couth, iof Creswell;
graveled road from there to Walk
er. Paved Trom Walker to Sagi
naw; due to paving operations
between Saginaw and Cottage
Grove, travel will be detoured ;
through Delight valley, turning!
left at Saginaw and crossing the
bridge, following signs and re-j
turning on Main street at Cottage
Grove. , : ,
Cottage Grove - Divide: Pave
ment begins one mile south of
Cottage Grove; no detours.
Divide - Oakland: At a point
about two miles Bouth of Divide,
and also at a point approximately
five miles north of Drain, owing
to pavement being under construc
tion and no detours available, it
is necessary that the road be
closed excepting between the
hours of S p. m. and 7:30 a. m.;
a few minutes at 10 a. m.; be
tween 12 noon and 1 p. m., and
for about 10 minutes at 3 p.1 m.
Pavement is being laid south from
Divide and south from Anlauf.'
Excellent macadam from Divide
to a point 3.7 miles south of Yon
calla and from there it is paved
Oakland - Sutherlin: At south
city limits of Oakland travel is
fbelng detoured over the old road.
crossing Southern Pacific tracks
and under S. P. track about .one
mile south, rejoining the highway
1V4 miles south of Oakland; all
paved from there to Sutherlin.
Sutherlin Roseburg: Travel
now being routed soutn irom
Sutherlin . by the new pavement
to Deady. opposite the Clark &
Henry paving plant, with , good
macadam from there for three-
quarters of a mile. Here, detour
over S. P. tracks to the east side
and follow old road, returning
over S. P. tracks at the grade
crossing north of Wilbur.
Roseburg - Myrtle Creek: PavT
ing in progress Immediately south
of Roseburg; detours used when
available, and where no detours
are available, traffic is allowed
to pass at all hours. The bridge
over the umpqua is Being re
paired and traffic may be held
up for some time, but never for
more than two hours.
Myrtle Creek - .Canyonville:
Take detour via Riddle; rough
Canyonville - GalesvllLe: Good
Galesville-Wolf Creek Pav
ing under, way; no delays to traf
fic. Wolf Creek-Grave Creek
Grave Creek-Pleasant ' Valley
(over Smith hill) Macadam now
Pleasant Valley-Grants Pass
Macadam now completed.
. Grants Pass (through Medford
and Ashland) to California line--
Paved. i .
Columbia River Highway
A3toria-Portland Paved except
one mile through Rainier; rough
but graveled. ,
Portland-Hood River Paved.
Hood River-Mosier 5.3 miles
paved; balance good macadam.
Mosier-The Dalles Paving op
erations under way; road closed
from g a. m. to 12:30 p. m. and
from 1 p. m,. to 5:30 p. m. Traffic
can detour' over Seven Mile hill
at all hours; detour In fair shape.
The Dalles-Deschutes River
New road not yet open; progresb
slow on rock cut at Cape Horn
take usual road orer hill. Des
chutes bridge open no toll; new
ioad open about September 1.
Deschutes Rlver-Heppner Junc
tion Good graviled or crnshed
rock road, entire d.fctance.'
Heppner Junction (throush
Umatilla and Echo, to Pendlaton
Good graveled road all the way.
Went Side Pacific Highway.
Portland-Xewberg - Paved. A11
through traffic to joints south or
west of Dayton should take the
Chehalem valley road front New
berg to Lafayette or Yamhill.
open' for local traffic.
Dundee-Dayton Under con
struction and closed.
Dayton-St. Joe Graveled and
in fair condition. .
St. Joe-McMinnvtlle Paved
McMlnnville-Amity Use old
road which is graveled but rough.
Highway under construction.
Amity-Holmes Gap Paved ex
cept short graveled stretch near
Holmes Gap-Rickreall Gravel
ed and In fair condition.
Monmouth -Corvallis Paved
except 7 miles just south of Mon
mouth which is closed to traffic
Traffic being, detoured via Mon-
moutn ana inaepenaence ana
Saver. . J '
" Roosevelt Coast Highway
Astoria-Miles . Crossing - Paved
Miles Crossing-Seaside (via Mil
ville cutoff) Paved 8 miles, bal
good condition; via Warrenton
paved to Columbia beach; part
single track pavement; Columbia
beach to Gearhart. detour via the
ocean beach except from 6:30 p.
m. to 6:3C a. m.. the highway be
ing under construction and closed
Uariug the day; Gearhart to Sea
side, single track pavement.
Seaside-Tillamook County Line
Graveled to Cannon beach Junc
tion; narrow single track grav
eled road trom Cannon beach
Junction to Hamlet Junction, and
from Hamlet Junction to Tilla
mook county Line, new rocked
Toad in fair condition.
Tillamook County Line - Hob
sonville: Rocked or graveled;
Hobsonville - Riverdale: HighH
wav- ncwlv graveled, now open to
traffic; old road better going un
til new gravel is compacted.
Riverdale - Wilson River: Un
der construction and rough; pas
sable. Wilson River
Tillamook: ' All
Tillamook Pleasant Valley:
Paved. ' '
Pleasant Galley- - rtemlock:
Highway under construction; take
old road which is graveled and
In fair condition.
Beaver - llebo: Under con-
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struction and rough but passable.
Hebo - Cloverdale: Graveled
and in fair condition.
Cloverdale - Xeskowln: Rough
and narrow; passable.
Sou thorn Part of Coast Highway.
North Bend - Marshfield: Fair.
Marshfield - Ilandon: Seven
Devils road, fair; good via Co
quille. Bandon-California Line: Earth
road; in fair condition.
Mt. HfKl ! Highway.
Gresham -Sandy: Take Illuft
road, which is graveled and in
Sandy - Salmon River: Under
construction; road not yet closed,
but through traffic to points east
of Salmon River is requested to
take the Marmot road; this willHn good condition.
avoid bad sections of the high'
way and probable delays at points
Portland-Forest Grove: raved.
Forest Grove - Gaston: Under
construction; detour during work
ing hours from Dilley to Gaston.
Gaston .- Yamhill: Closed ac
count of - construction to Cove
Orchard ' Through traffic detour
from Dilley to Wapato without
feomg through Gaston; take old
road from Wapato to Cove Or-
Perhaps the greatest single tribute
that is paid the New Elgin Six, is the in
difference of Us owners to the appeal of
other ears struggling for a share of the
Year after year, for seven years, eager
salesmanship has been centered and con
centrated upon this effort to divert the
Elgin owner from his allegiance.
Year after year their number has in
creased, and today the Elgin is one of the
best selling light six cars on the market.
This could not be so, of course, but for
the positive conviction of the Elgin owner
that it would be impossible for him tot
find a car at once so superbly smooth and '
so free from the need of adjustment, over
hauling and repair.
, Me believes that this sort of continu
ous satisfaction, freedom from care, cost
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chard; paveraeat from Cove Or
chard to Yamhill.
I Yamhill - McMJnnvllle: Pared.
McMinnvtlle - Tillamook High
way. McMinnville - Sheridan: Paved.
Sheridan - Wtllamlna: Under
construction; rough but pass
ble. Wiliamina - Tharp Quarry:
Macadam; good condition. ,
Tharp Quarry - Bently Junc
tion: Under construction; rough,
Bently Junction - Bee Ranch:
Macadam, in good condition.
Bee Ranch - Alder Creek: Ma
cadam; fair condition; improve
ment work under way at several
Alder Creek - Hebo: Macadam,
Hebo - Tillamook: Under con
struction and rou$h to Beaver;
paved from Beaver to Hemlock;
under construction Hemlock to
Pleasant Valley, requiring use of
old road which is graveled and
fair; paved from pleasant' Val
ley to Tillamook.
- Corvalil-Nwport Highway
Corvallis Through Philom
ath to Wren: good.
Wren - Blodgett: Tratflc being
detoured over Gellatly h!il.v"
Hlodgett - Newport: Under
and worry, is the one and only thing that
spells motor car value. Where can you
find today any car costing several hundred.,
dollars more that will give you the com
plete satisfaction; the low upkeepthe
wonderful tire mileage, from Six to, eight
thousand miles on one set of tlresL twenty
miles to the , gallon of gasoline six to
eight hundred miles to the quart of oil the
easiest riding and the easiest handling
car on the market today. - f
The car with the ten-inch Borg & Beck
clutch, Columbian rear axle, Timken bar,
ings, Stromberg carburetor, genuine
Spanish leather, curtains opening with the
doors, and one of the most beautiful paint
jobs ever turned out. The New Elgin will
be on my showroom floor for I your in
spection Tuesday, Aujust 23.' fThe new
Elgin prices are, big touring $1665; Sport
Model $1795, F. O. li. Salem. ;
156 South Commercial
fair. . i
Willamette Valley Florence '
Junction of jW. V. - Klorencet
highway w ith f Taclflc highway
Horton: over the high pass road,
fair. -'if- ,r
Horton - Blachly: -Rocked and
in fair condition. (Low pass road
closed on ftcconnt of construction)
Itoaebunt-Co Kay Highway
County jhas idone some work on
the Coos jBayS wagon road and It
Is now in fair condition or A
mountainous f road; opn via
Drain and Allegany; rough ana
slow. I ' :
Medford j. Crater Lakr Highway
Two routes are being" traveled:
via Central Point. Dybee Bridge,
Trail and McLeod tr Prospect;
and via Eagle Point, Reese Creek
school house. Derby road and
McLeod to Prospect; Tent houses
are betn erected at the take and
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