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About The Oregon statesman. (Salem, Or.) 1916-1980 | View Entire Issue (Feb. 5, 1922)
SEVENTY-FIRST YEAR " ' SALEM, OREGON, SUNDAY MORNING, FEBRUARY 5, 1922 " TRICE; FIVE CZTtTS
BILES, TRUCKS AND TRACTORS
I MOTORCYCLES BICYCLES
School Bus Makes Attend
ance asy for Children
; . in the Country "
'HOLLYWOOD CREEPER TOPOLAR VEHICLE AMONG FILM FOLK.
- With tha almost aniTenal adop
tion of the school-bin ; begins a
lonf period of restfaln8i (or the
country truant officer whose duty
la 'to check up on school atten
dance. Rainy days, long distances
and muddy roads, no longer make
the district school look like a de
serted Tillage. . .
Used 'now by more than 12,000
consolidatad sehdoU, the school.
bus. system Is a simple and practi
cal lone. "Every morning the bus,
with driver Drotlded by the
school, drlres up before each farm
house where there are children of
school age. The sound of the horn
Is the signal for ' the ' children to
cone rushing eat of the house,
and they are on their way to
school, stormy weather Is bow a
feeble excuse for n ot attending.
More 'anad more, the truant offi
cer; of these consolidated schools
Is' coming tt lead the life of ease.
'General toeot Dodge Brothers
can and Braham Brothers trucks
with Dodge Brothers power plant
shows how well they are fitted for
this service, says H. A. Bonesteel,
local Podge dealer. - The propor-
tlem of Dodge Brothers cars
among the 12,000 schools is high,
andthe reason may be 'found by
taking particular instances -where
tby are used. In Beckham coun
ty.' Oklahoma, for example, three
Dodge Brothers cars take the
i lace of six smaller cars formerly
used by the country schools.! To
fttor some idea of the amount of
' and Rim Parts 'for all Cart
Tt Expert AdTice
ISO South High Street
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1mi1'"i i ri ir g-: r-i i "fin t nrfiinriTiT(rii mim ii-ir----- -' m timnmryii:iLmiiiiM
for 24 hours so that the texture
will not be torn.
Lack ot a single code compli
cates the work of the establish
msnt. "Mi sa Merwin says. There
are three codes the New York
Point, the American Braille and
the revised Braille. Type of an
these systems is used at the plant.
Mailplane to Encircle
The Globe in 17 Days
Viola Dana and Alice Lake, all ready for a ride along the southern California boulevards in theh
new style gasoline wagon, which is proving to be popular in Los Angeles and-the rest of the film cities
The contraption can make about thirty-five miles par hour.
walking thi kids of that county
save, tbe buses each travel 35
miles on their way to school every
morning, and the same distance
going home. In another case, that
of Winnebago Community school
near . Rockford 111., 30 or moro
children travel to school each
morning ' in the comfortable,
roomy, interior" of a Graham
Brothers school bus with Dodge
Brothers power plant.
By reason ot their reliability
and economical operation. Dodge
Brothers cars and Graham Broth
ers school bus are admirably suit
ed to the use of country schools.
Good Saturday Business
xteported by Vick Firm
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Vick Brothers report good bus
iness, having -made a large num
ber of sales yesterday. The sales
included two i Overland sedans,
one Overland touring car, one
Samson truck, and the following
second-hand cars: One Hupmo
bile, one. Dodge, one Overland,
one Paige and .one Ford. Every
day, George Vick says, is bargain
day at Vick Brothers.
There would be less domestic
infelicity In this world if so many
women did not imagine that all
household 'duties could be per
formed by pushing a button.
The young lady across the way
says that she would marry and
be the mother of a child, but she
could neve bear to haul it about
in a percolator.
PARIS. eb. 1. A trip around
the -world In 17 days by interna
tional airplanes is regarded as one
Qf the possibilities of the future
by airplane experts. They say
17-day Bchedutec with stops for
deliveries at the chief cities n
route may be realized when trans
atlantic flying becomes a reality.
A suggestion for even reducing
the tima to 300 hours was made
by one expert who said this would
be. possible if "airmen's Islands"
or floating: fuel bases were sta
tioned at rfbiats in the Atlantic
where the mallplanes -could re
plenish their fuel. Such a scheme
would make possible a speed of
100 miles an hour, he estimated.
It Is claimed that In a recent
test-a letter dispatched from ew
York by land and sea went arouni
the; .world is 89 days and that
this is the world's record to date.
If you are in tbe market for
a warship, get ready to bid, for
they may soon be on the market.
IS IIP TO MP
Shop at Louisville is Onlyj
One of Its Kind in the
$675.00 f.o.b. Salem
Makes the Car Go Farther v
The value of maintenance is getting increasing recognition inn
the automobile owner.
Knowledge of the car, necessary stock of parts, proper service
these are the elements of maintenance.
The manufacturer provides the car. The local dealer provides
For every Chevrolet we sell, we have made tile necessary in
vestment and preparation for its maintenance on the highway.' '
Salem Automobile Co.
F. G. Delano A. 1. Eoti
Hats off totUnsle Sam! It re
quires some nation to owe twenty
three billion dollars.
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LOUISVILLE, Ky., Feb. 1.
Louisville has a printshop such
as is found nowhere else in the
tuned States. Its books for ele
mentary grades weigh 15 pounds;
its typo setting jnachfnes have on
ly six keys as compared with the
90-odd combinations possible in
the average type Betting machine.
and a hammer and a nail punch
are the tools of the proof reader.
Mis3 Susan B. Merwin, superin
tendent, says all this is true, and
he nrobably knows.
The publishing house with these
queer devices is me American
Printing House for the Blind, and
because of its publications thou
sands of blind persons read what
otherwise would not be available
The federal government pays
the house $50,000 annually, and
for this amount books are provid
ed for 655 schools for we blind
throughout the country. As an
indication of the volume of work
put out by tbe house, the report
for the last fiscal year snows
that 3,489,786 pages of printed
patted and 12,580 bound volumes
were produced and in addition,
4.211 pamphlets and 1,044 copies
of musical selections were printed.
The typesetting machines have
only six keys because the alphabet
for the blind comprises six points
or dots, with each letter consist
ing of from one to. six dots, in dif
Sheet brass is used in the ma
chines, the words being punched
in the metal. The plates go from
the machines to the proof reader,
who removes all mistakes with a
hammer and a nail punch.
Plates are then sent to the press
room, where they are placed on
cylinder presses, which uses paper
that has been immersed in water
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