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About The Oregon statesman. (Salem, Or.) 1916-1980 | View Entire Issue (April 29, 1923)
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Autos, Society, Clzhs, Cerjtrd T'nrj
SEVENTYrTHinD YE ARt
SALEM, OREGON, SUNDAY MpKNING, APRIL 29, 1923
PRICE : FIVE CENTS
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AUTO MOBILES, TRUCKS
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Salem Automobile Company
to Sell Stars and Durante
I in Valley
;; t j After morei thaa (Ire yeari of
' etclnslTe senrfce. to. the djerrolet
.'ears, the Salem Automobile com-
panr on Higfaj. street has decided
.to so out Into- bigger Wsiiiesa
and take oa tro other - lines.
These will be; the Durant and SUr
cars that, vnerel first introduced
la Salem by the Marion 'Auto
The company jstUl has it Chev
rolet agency, and will . continue
the service ty has always - given
to its patrons, j Since the com
pany ; started, the Chevrolet bus!'
ness- here yit has i placed about
1500 cars in ts territory ' sur-rounding-
Salem, ai tremendous
fleet! of cara that they will con
tinue tat careifor as before. -These
1500 cars are a business bond the
company is glad to remember and
to live nn I a. I ' J
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: Another Record
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The new lines.
Promised,- - .
ise to establish another record for
popular demand. - The Star car;
the latest cheap, complete" car on
the market, has made a great hit
wherever it has ' been sbwn.' It
is of a ' Standard, conventional de
sign in mo3t of its construction.
In . this If differs from most Of
the other really low-priced cats,
which have spring or otheriSpe
clal construction 1 that seta- theru
apart r from the rest of the auto
mobile' world. s The Star is built
up of high' class, standard units,
on a sturdy frame, and manufac
tured in such quantities' as make
possible ' its sale for a . low t price.
The whole automobile world ; has
been, looking - tor i Us coming , for
the past year or more, and when
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in Every Molce of Gar
McCLAREN CORD TIRES
Ard : giving longer? mileage- and more satisfac
Under such strain and ab use as
Staee and Bus Service .
Grocery and; Delivery Trucks
McClaren Tires will give you service ; so will we
Road Service Anywhere
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Satisfaction Is, the Guaranty
Five Years A go C-T-C
Cords Were Manned
ITTTHE MEN Who came out to the northwes to
.' I v...i r.T rnmi lrwokeH forward five vears
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to the nrodnctioA of a suDerior tire. The design,
compounding and construction of C-T-C's' are.the'
work of master-tire builders, wno ior upwaras oj
ft quarter-century had. been, buuaing we nanon s
i finest tires for other manufacturers.
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is better, tic; over tbsir m name wbn placed, lis th
most tmprovea ure-oauauxg bimi m ranenn! .
rounded with tit Uteet developaaenU: la. msfhkiry ;
j we bttt muwuii.uuti ceuia dc cmoicu ,
: rrf- t.n.u, ikir nwi answer.' Look them over.
examine them Carefully, meaenrs. them up against other
,cord tirea. Then five them the grinding test of
-more milce-and more miles usJer the extreme trial of
carrjln 30?i Jess inflation than insisted upon for ordinary
1 cords. Such a teat will prove the unequaled stamina, of
! C-T-C Cords and yt five you greater riding, Comfort and
I reduced upkeep expense on your icar. , j ? ,
t-T-C Cord &i3y2 to 3SxS; Fabrics 30x3 and
393i only. CT-C- Inner Tubes art tht htarieit. -atronttst
standard fanes on the-market.
Z0LMBIA TT&2 CORPORATION FACTORY BRANCH,
I Csrl E. Balteaserg, Branca Msnsftr i f
4T7 ! Court StrMt " ! f Salea. Orefon
. M Dealers TtaroagaiMti U Coon try ; t :
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PORTLAND; OREOOH. .
' . General. Sales, Of fieeai Broad wa and Bam side.
Factory j , Columbia. Blvd., ; and - Mississippi Ave
It did come, the world approved
of it with an almost unanimous
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j Dunant Field Important
1 The Durant- car is the , grown
up .and better-' dressed - brother of
the Star. It runs into the mid
dle class of sturdy, dependable,
properly luxurious biit not f lash
cars, of irreproachable quality
and reasonable . priqe. It has
made a real - hit in the world ot
buyers; enough so,, that it : looks
today like one of the giants of
the . trade. 1 j ."
The Salem Automobile .com
pany, of which Ai I.. Eoff is. pres
ident: and-F. Q. Delano secretary',
treasurer and, manager, has been
one of, the notable successes in
the automobile business .in Sa
lem. It has stayed with the one
line ot ears until its name has
been carried to almost every sec
tion of the valley. - " -'
Service Carefully Watched - .
Starting with the theory that
the. people want and need a. car
of medium price, one that they
can afford to buy and to use with
out risking their farms: or their
souls , to ' pay for; they . have sold
their, cars everywhere, v and. given,
them a service . that . is 100. per
cent in " promptness and., quality.
This thAy propose to cjotitihue
both for the older line-of Chev
dolets that they . have sold, and
for . the two newer ... lines I. Just
taken up. The Stgr car is to sell
for a Httje less money than the
Chevrolet. The Durant. Is a
qualify car, in iis size, its; opwef.
Its furnishings, though U 'is , still
within the range of every . buyer
who wished to go a Rten,. higher
than the "popular" grade.
Now lit Sales Iloonvr
They have their line, of Stars
and Durante already in their' sales
room at 1.31 N'orth High; open
cars and closed car models.- The
closed cars are especially attract
ive and are rated as especial har-
grains a& 4 compared MtCwrth other
cars of approximately equal grade;
The companies back of the new
lines are rated as among, the big
gesOn. the world, and the- loca
company with, us long record df
high class service, will-;, be pr
pared to give a personal service
that will take most of the aches
and pains out of . automobiling.
ana. mase it a pleasure as well
as a business in which the buyer
buys.' his goods, and his- serviee
at bargain prices
Story IVck of Them
The story of the Durant and
Star cars has a personal backing
like nothing else irrthe world of
mechanics not even the iFord.
W: C. Durant grew into the auto
mobile business,, and founded the
Buick factories at Flint Mich.
Later, he' organized the. General
Motors. In a crash following, the
waf the General Motors company,
though oue of the soundest busi
ness enterprises in - the worldi
fell under the " evil eye of ths
banks that th ' war retrenchment
had frightened. Mr. Durant sac
Equal to any tired that are
old as Fabrics 6000-mlle cuar-
anteed - or ; Cprds lO.OOO-mlle
BHArlCH QPUiIED Br
LEE TIRE CO MPAHY
New; Location at 184 South
Commercial .Street Will
Give Complete Service
Following out the policy of the
company to render its patrons the
highest clas -of service the Lee
pepple have' established a branch
"tore at; 184 South' Commercial
street where they are . now j in a
position to give complete tire ser
vice." ; ' i ; 1 . .1 .
H." B. Hansen, formerly of the
Lee v Tire , & , Rubber company,
Portland, is manager of the local
branch and is well known in tire
circles throughout th valley, hav
'ng spent several years with the
United States ' Rubber Co., prior
to-his entry into ; the-services of
the LIee eotnpany, . ,
According to Mr. Hansen: this
rificed-a: fortune or S9O.OOOkOO0
to ' save the ' friends who had
trusted, to-his personal ky in their
Investments'. ; j And then he bade
goodbye to all the Qtd companies
and set outin: his "own name.:
In 1921 he 'organized the Da
rant company, , to. make the Du
rant anr later . thai Star cars.
They am being- made by the hun-dredsi-.
of 4 thousands. His son
TjCHff Durante the raee driver; is
manager of - the-' great Oakland,
CaK, -Star and Durhnt plant: They
have" a story ot achievement that
mnkesl any car- : bearinK' ' ! their
name or "title worth Its last cent
for it has a personality and a
business soul: back ofr it. "
branch will cover all of Marlon
and Polk counties and will do a
general wholesale and. retail bust,
ness. ; . -j.-' . i
The Lee people are the makers
of the famous and highly success
ful Puncture-proof tire and pub
lic demonstrations of this feature
of, their line will be made fre
quently for the; benefit of those
who are not thoroughly familiar
with the tire. The company. also
manufacturers the popular De
Luxe Cords and j fabric tires In
There does not seem tojbeany
great rush at the radium counter,
even if the stuff has dropped to
$70,)00 a gram.
Telegraph companies estimate
that their service in suburban and
rural communities' has been im
proved at least 25 pef cent in lata
years through tba systematic use
of bicycles. Boys lucky' -enough
to possess bicycles . used tbem - in
mesenger service . as far 'back-as
20 years ago, of course, but until
recently j there was no organized
effort made to equip the mes
sengers, .with the swift and re
Some 1 telegraph "offices now
supply, their messengers with bi
cycles, while' others make- it easy
for the i boys to purchase their
awn - bicycles. In, any event the
service ? is vastly Improved, : the
IT IS NOT ECONOMY
V -tb NEGLECT YOUR MOTOR-
- i There never was a time you could better afford to have
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ryour car overhauled.
Parts are lower-than- pre-war prices, -labor charges
are'aslow.' '- n " ' -Don't
Patch Your Car.
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Have it repaired right it will pay. .
Harbison & Cleveland
Authorized Ford Service
. Racine Tires and Tubes e;' Accessories.
Stromber Carburetors" installed 317.00.
Phone 298. 229 Slate Street.
boys " are kept . in. . better physical
condition, and their all-round ef
ficiency la notably increased. ,'.
about Lee Cords ind
you'll "Hear they are
considering : their
mucH more eco
- nomical than other
LEB TIRt .
RUBBER CO. .
' 184 S. Conunercia
. Phone: 1S4.
I USED CAR GORNE3:
28x3 . .
30x3 ' . .
32x3 Va. .
31x4 . .
36x6 ' . .
(iordx Fabric Tabes
145 ' 18.1Q
. 17.93 1S.OS
25 feet, . . .. . . . . . j. . f2JSO
50 feet , . . . . . . . . . .... f 4.70
Get the benefit - of onr large
jCommercial and Court Sts.
, Saln- Ore.
' . Established 1817 .
FERRY AND COMMERCIAL
BECAUSEWe' buyifor cash fromr people) who need the money, and are satisfied to sacrifice in
order to raise the cash. r . -
. LET THEIR LOSS BE . ,
JA lionU urnrs nnt'arc frtAf'riavn hn rnrned in on. new: cnes at moref than their
worth Many people have bough cars from ns ihkt had been run' only 300, 500 and 700 miles.
1923 Ford Touring; just like new; save :. .$85.00'
Late model Pord Touring one man top, slant-
ing windshield, just as good as new, price .... .$390 -
1923 Ford. Coupe, lots' of extras, a real buy, , .
save ... J . .-. . . ..J. .-.; $175
1920 Ford Coupe, repainted, overhauled, price $425!
1919 Dodge Touring, runs and looks like new .. $450
1922 Ford. Touring, a real good car - $290
1922 Ford Roadster, look this over $280
1921 Ford Touring, special top, lots of extras,
like new .. $310
1921 Ford Touring, ! overhauled And In good
1 shape - .$275
1 921 Ford Touring, runs- good and looks good.. $265
1920 Ford Touringgood condition $225
1920 Ford Touring, just little better . $240
1921 Ford Touring, looks good ? . $260
1918 Buick Six, the best in buy in Salem ...... .. $350
Several other cars to pick from.
1923 LICENSE ON 'EVERY. CAR .
' TERMS TRADES SERVICE
People who have bought cars from us are our best boosters
OPEN SUNDAY AND EVENINGS -.
Oorner Ferry and Commercial Streets
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