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SUNDAY MORNING MARCH-12, 19as
THE OREGON STATESMAN, SALEM,' OREGON
y DEEP SLASH IS ,
Reduction of Overlands and
' Willys-Knight Cars An-"
A deep reduction In prices of
Overland and Willys-Overland
company. The new prices are ef
fectlva immediately. ; I i
The new price of the powerful,
easy-riding Overland touring: car
which by sneer merit of economy.
quality and ccmfort hag attained
a dominant place in the light car
field, is 150. One year ago, this
car sold for $1035.
This is an additional reduction
since the reduction of 42 per cent
recorded from September, 19ZU.
to September, 1921, a total re
duction ot 47 per cent in a year
and a "half, the most radical re
duction n motor car prices in the
history of the automobile indus
try. In 1916, the Overland sold for
1615. a price that was thought
could never be bettered. Today
It is Sll lower.
-The Willys-Knight touring car
is now listed at 11375. a further
reduction of 150 since the start
ling reduction of 34 per cent made
last September, a total reduction
of 40 per cent m a year and a
These i new prices were made
possible by remarkable economies
in manufacturing methods, me
consumption of high-priced ma
terial Inventories, the practical
total elimination, of obligations
for high-priced materials, the op
eration of a new, more progres
sive and more economical market
ing plan, and lastly, the hearty
cooperation in the -plant to bnild
more cars per man each day, by
every employee in the four plants
the company operates.
These new prices place Over
land and Willys-Knight cars in
the front price rank in their
classes. For the past year and a
half, the records of these cars
have, proved their ecoqomy. qual
ity, performance and ccmfort.
MEANS MOTORING, AND
MEANS USED CARS
No one doubts the first statement ; wise, economical
people acknowledge the second because the used car
has been proved the car of economy: small initial cost;
already in good running order no "breaking in ;" a
good used car rtieans low cost of upkeep.
Ve are Salem's only exclusive used car dealers- This
enables us to make the best buys in used cars, and in
turn 'sell them to you for the least,.
It is to your advantage to see the; cars on display on
"The Home of the Used Car"
173 S. Liberty St.
MY HEART 10
in the light tweeds he wore.
isn't My Lady F
riasr Anetar too!
Doc? Are you practicing
in this neck of the woods or are
yon here simply as an escort tor
the little lady here"
I was sure that he knew all
about the, young physician's resi
dence in the v.llage. and that nis
inquiries, his mimicry of the
conntrv folk. aDDellation of "Doc .
his general mocking, pairoomus
air were simply so many strokes
of the stilletto with which he hop
ed to goad the physician Into an
ger. In the same list also be
longed his attitude and laxy smile
as he strolled up to the other man
and held out Lis hand.
It HI had not been for accidentally dis-
t T-arir Fair:' Ana s coTermg ur. renin inoiua
how are i
Adele Gjurlsoa'i New hae of
REVELATIONS OF A WIFE
HOW MADGE MANAGED A DIS
Dr. Pettit was so intent upon
his own car that he had not no
ticed the driver of the other run
about which had so nearly collid
ed with us a3 e re-entered the
ramshackle gateway of the Ticer
farm. But Harry Underwood who
appears to do his devil-may-care
motor riving equally well with
one hand or two, had taken in evr
ery detail of the physician's car
and its occupants before he turn
ed off his engine.
I shivered slightly as I met b's
brilliant, mocking eyes, read In
them astonishment, resentment
at my being anywhere In Dr. Pet-
tit's company li recaUa wun
dread the old; animosity between
the two men and most of all the
malicious determination to do ev
ery thing hei could to make the
next few minutes uncomfortable
"Upon my word!" he drawled,
lounelnsr toward us. and I never
had seen his well-knit, lithe tig
ure show to better advantage than
When Enemies Meet.
Dr. Pettit's face was white with
anger, his lips compressed into a
tight line. As Mr. Underwood ex
tended his hand the physician put
his deliberately behind his back.
"You will excuse me trom tak
ing your hand," he said between
hi8 teth, then turned to me.
speaking his words slowly, meas-
nraitlr swlrlentlv with ETeat et-
fort. "If you will kindly get your
nurse in a hurry. Mrs Graham.
you need not be detained here
"Ain't you the kind, sweet
thing, though?" Mr. Undorwood
gibed, to all appearances perfect
ly unperturbed by the other's in
sult. But I had seen his eyes con
tract at the physician's words and
gesture, and knew that only my
presence) had prevented Harry
Underwood from expressing h's
resentment in a blow.
been compelled to walk here."
1 do not know why I added
the explanation concerning my be
ing in Dr. Pettit's car. My errand
to Tlcer's was in one sens his
business, for 1 had a shrewd sus
picion that be was also trailing
thelusive Jake Wilsey. But the
look tn his eyes, half-mocking,
hatf-eoldly suspicious, brought
the Justifying explanation out
against my will.
His face cleared, but the mock
ing laughter remained.
"Lucky Doc!" he said, then
lowered his voice. "Better trade
escorts! No? Well, you always
were a croo-el dame. And, be
siJes I've got to interview Mrs. T
cer myself. Did you find her lo-ouacious?"
"SnffirlintW " T sairl fimilinr. I
"Would you mmd. if you're going
in, asking her to send out the
purse I left here? Oh. here she
is now with it! Thank you so
much, Mrs. Ticer. I'm. so care
less. Good-by, Mr. Underwood. I
am ready, Dr. PettlL"
I had not dared to leare the
two men toeether. and I drew a
long breath of relief when Dr.
Pettit and I started off in the car,
especially as Harry Underwood
took occasion to call out mock
ingly from the front door:
"Ta ta. Lady Fair! Till we
2V at 263 North Church Street
Gat, Oil and a complete line of accessories and tires, any hour,
i. ' "
day or night
Phone 1995 Valley MotOP CO. Phone 1995
HENDERSON TIRE PRICES
V- lr, 1 i ; u"" ; : , ; ' march 1922 .
y TOE BEST TIRE bN AMERICAN MARKET
! 6000 Miles
32x3 Vt -31x4
30x3 Vi Junior
32x3 'a GlanU
DUAL 30x3 yi Heavy Duty Fabric
' Prices subject to change without notice .
Salem Automobile Co.
: ' . SALEM, OREGON
A Hasty Explanation.
It is to be presumed, of course,
that the disarmament in Japan
will extend to the Shoguns.
He was in perfect condition
ohysicaliy. and I knew that in any
contest his powerful frame would i
be much more than a match tor
the slighter, weaker frame of the
physician. But there was a po
tential explosion In the blazing
eyes of the younger man, and 1
unobtrusively stepped between the
two men as Mr. Underwood turn
ed to me.
"What wind of good, luck blew
you out to our interesting friend.
Mrs. Tlcer's. Lady Fair?" he ask
ed, and there was a significance
in his manner which made me re
member the lust time I had seen
him, and the assurance he had
given me that he was "strictly on
the Job" in my service. I felt un-
acountably that I must answer
"Lillian wiuhed me to ret some
data from Mrs. Ticer in - regard
to the man we saw that day, so
I came out from Marvin today,
found no taxis running, and it it
Radium, King of Cures
We have genuine radium sulphate, the
wsnderful elenn-nt that el'ani out diteasa
of ritrrh. T. B, eu.-er. fthma, rheu
matism, kidney. t.ine, tumors, ulrer.
nerroiisness, ( orrhe. rectum, prostate
nd female troulil a. dropay, sciatira.
heart. Moma.-li, lirer, ete., and atrengto-
enm every organ in the body. It poaitirely
ill do it and it r-maius good forever.
Oura is the ouly Ka!ium ald directly t
the i-k tot treatment by themselvea
You try it at our risk. Free booklet.
Agents wasted. International Radium Co.
lot North hpring fct., 1-os Angeles,
CLARK'S CXUBES WCrVR. ITTAMERS
ROUND THE WORLD
141 Gtm Tom. 8prfWI Jfcorr4
4 MONTHS OtfV"'
UftVji., Honto. Pa. Drtr . Gida at.
For the calendar year, January 1,
1921, to January 1, 1922, Buick built
and actually sold over 80,000 auto
mobiles. These sales for the calendar year
1921 exceeded by over 12,000 cars
the sales of any automobile manu
facturer having a six-cylinder au
tomobile in its line. "
These sales for this period likewise
represent a volume of business
greater by over $9,000,000 than the
sales of any other automobile man
ufacturer excluding Ford. , : V .
These figures are taken from offi
cial reports and are absolutely
2S0W Oeoa To-a. 8aeiaJrrCharsorad .
M DAYS CJlUloE, 00 .ad .p f
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Fnsk C. Ctarfc. Ttaa nmOdla. Now York.
A New Top Will Make The Old Car
Look Like a Million Dollars
The Best at the
Price of The
OTTO J. WILSON
CENTER and COMMERCIAL STREETS .
Phone 220 Salem, Oregon
BETTE3V. AUTOMOBILES ARE BUILT. BUICK WILL -PUHD THEM
"The Busy Shop"
246 STATE STREET
The iire mileage
is unusually high
t Sleete7alve(ctorSmprovcs With ICsa
A WONDERFUL CAR AT A WONDERFUL PRICE
BONESTEELE MOTOR CO.
Commercial and Ferry Streets
'inn rrJvreS '320
to' 1095 to '1875
tturuirredvced 'J50 Roadster ZS
y to '1375 to 1350
xJTll prices jCo.bJ7oledo
. Quality Cars
High Street at Trade