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Erpd St. Onger, Veteran Bi
jfcycle Man Now in Calk
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iVr.ed 1st' 0nS veteran bicycle
;t?a. nd onewho Is competent of
Criajmbre enthusiasm into JeaI-
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tONtY. PACKARD CAN;
. - "jrjr'vr'
eo numcroiuly 'as trie
& .few, because of rc-i
Jo'iaodels,: the fef '?J
psclrarkl Six, in un- Kc Passenger Coupe
& .chanced quality, is Has been ' rx4u.ced
t 'pvauable to more men -"765 rr-naw 2685 at
. fd.women. f Detroit 'j;-; i
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5 , ypei bpea and tndcwL tikr& umclyierUKme ;
pwymeac plan snakes poyjte' the ymm&atc exifoynMt
. fi a Packatd ptirchautj"out of income of capital. : I
C'VtJIC. THE M ANT
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Is the TranVpirtatiori ofi
Ride a bicycle to work
No disgusting waits
".' :treet car.
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J V ' The cost of a bicycle
times during the first
337 Court !St.
en than any one man, is.expacted
to arrive in Salem, sometiine Cur.
ins the latter part of 'April and
hwiil be here for one week, accord
lag to Information ' Siren i but by
Harry. Sxott, local cycle man. I
An account in the January Issue
of the bieycle news which follows
will give the reader a little idea
pi tne woric or tnu famous man;
! ! You'd never susnect Fred t.
jOnge ,of incendiarism; which, ac
cording xo me aicuonary, is "tne
act or setting fires maliciously."
But he sure does fire the enthusi
asm of the dealers he comes tin
contact with. and. what .he does
to the purse of the public is worth
special mention, r ; M J.
They did J everthinj? . else but
call out i the fire department tor
him In Houston, Texas.' In spite
Of rain and threatening weather
all morning, more than 300, riders
turned put for the " parade ?ho
fUgedsfor the dealers, j Traffic
Was blocked - and the people 1 of
(hat Texas city wUl think bicycles
BUILD A PAqKAIlp
wy wmcu tne
bclonuis to Packard
CARS - I f
corner i- erry and Cottage
WHO OWNJS ONt5
'VNE ) look a 1 1 .th' ; j
reflly I tine used j
cars, on display here j
conditioned so. is to i i
s e V e y o u through :
thousands ' of Joyous
miles will couTince. : j
you.oa r'eVi kaWji 1
days for you and your H
family are at ft end.
i And 'they're easy " to
,W t?d7 'v.; ' :!-:
'and save your auto.
for an overcrowded , i
will be repaidi many
year of ownersttp.
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tor A lout tiraa ta come.
St.-Onse Tisited. 10 schools in
Houston and talked to the child
ten .and the teachers. - Then there
I was a special lancheon put on by
the Jocal . Salesmanship club at
which he was , the principal speak
er. . They allowed him 12 minutes
as compared with 3 for some of
the broadcasters lights. The
whole meeting . was deroted ex
clusirely to bicycles. "Put the bls-
g-est crowd," he says, "was - at
Herman Park for the. activities.'
More than 300 rode in Pine
Bluff,; Arkansas, too, when yred
was . there. C. Z. McClean of the
McClean Cycle company says, in
a letter:" 'e big day has come
and gone and I hardly know what
to say as we were so well pleased
with ererythlng. "
"We started op. Monday morn
ing -r- and followed Mr. St.
Onge's instructions and soon had
everthing going fine. ; By Satur
day' morning, the day for the big
parade, the bicycles began rolling
in until we had 300 wainting to
start. : :h : : ?
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it surely , made a pretty picture.
The newspapers. gave us Tery fine
write-ups all week, due to Mr. St.
Puse's efforts, and I am sure we
received more publicity all througn
the week than could possibly re
ceived through twenty times the
cost of the advertising carried."
Also Fred has joined the ranks
of the broadcasters. Fact! He
talked before the microphone at
station WFAA in Dallas, and J. F.
Elvers wrote him from Jackson
ville to say that his ; son Frank
heard, the whole talk oyer a home
made receiver, as clearly s
though Jie bad. been, 'phoning from
around, the corner. .:. .,fMi
BICYCLE . CONTINUES TO
GROW IN POPULARITY.
Boys and girls of schools age.
as well as large numbers of adults
are' finding that the bicycle pro
vides the most convenient and
economical transportation to be
had, says Harry W. Scott, "the
Cycle man." i ! t
The bicycle is not merely a toy
as manyfauppose. It has a wond
has made good from everye conom
haa made god from every econom
ic standpoint. K .serves in every
walk in life in every country , in
the world. ' -' y
. Riding a bicycle helps children
to de.velope f into : strong robust
men and. women, and for the ad
ults it , Is 'better than a tonic. It
has been proven beyond contradic
tion .that regular consistant rid
ing will prolong the life of people
who work inside.
National Automobile Asso
ciation of Dealers Un-
tangles Problems i
' .-.Placing the development of Co
operation .between automobile
manufacturer, dealer and owner
bove all other assets of the mo
tordom as the industry celebrates
its Silver Jubilee throughout he
country, the American Automobile
Association predicts a new type of
success for motordom in a bulle
tin just Issued from Its national
headquarters in Washington. 3
Cooperation has been the key
aote pf : motoring's . a m a s in g
growth In America, the bulltein
points, out, and it is the automo
tive asset which assures the coun
try of a definite solution to the
many. problems which are tempor
arily clouding the horizon.
i' According to Thos. ; P.- Henry
president -of the A.A.A., the auto-
moure.-ousin.e3a , stands . first in
cooperation .between producer, re
tailer and consumer. This, he
says, is the result of successful
organization efforts on the part of
the three human factors of the
'industry : '-...
; I "What the manufacturers, . the
. dealers and -the car owners could
not do individually in the way, of
cooperation they have done, and
are doing through organization,'
Mr. Henry declares. This Is she-
day-Of organisation, and nothing
proves it more than the three
leading automotive organizations
that - are .helping , the motoring
get together -
'Through , the National Automo
btlechanVQ.er .pf Commerce auto
mobile, manufacturers have been
enabled not only to cooperate
with each . other in the solution f
industrial problems affecting ino
tordom, but to cooperate wiJi
their dealers and their consumers.
The 4 National Automotive Dealers
Association ' untaneles the nroh-
lems that would otherwise result
in tncrased costs, poor service and
'orphaned cars. The American
Automobile Association comnletes
be picture by helping, the motor
is use and. enjoy his car.
IAY REYOLUTIOXIZB MOTORS
turbine engine. that, U U
claimed, may revolutionize auto
mobile and airplane motors is be
ing perfected by a French engi
neer. It Is said ,to combine the
advantages of the explosive gas
motor and the steam turbine. Re
cent, tests . bef oreff cers. f j
French Air Service are reported
to have given complete satisfac
tion Uuengine. -taming smoothly
at a rate of 1500 revolutiods a
WALTER Pi CHRYCSR.'5
Th prise jaywalker.
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IN A report to Secretary . Hoover
the Committee on Tfaffic Con
trol of the National Conference
on Street and Highway Safety rec
ommends that parking should not be
permitted. where it will endanger or
'seriously impede moving traffic or
prevent reasonable-i access to. the
sidewalk for' loading on unloading
of vehicles. This will prohibit the
parking or stopping :of cats on any
part of the traveled ;part of a rural
That a single cautionary signal
made by extending the arin well out
side the .vehicle is Recommended as
preferable to a more complex code.
That ia, cities pedestrians should
Jbe . required t to ; keep jwithin the
boundaries of. -designated safety
.zones and crossing places; j
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iBerlin .recently sent its traffic
commissioner to America and after
studying traffic control fin various
cities he returned to Germany to
make use of what he learned. The
new."., order in . Germany provided
among other things-that jautomobiles
should not turn around oh strsets of
the first and second class nor park
f rat tlx curb: that. pedestrians should
ijtoti jay-walk - and vthat chauUeurs
EXPECTED FOB 1925
Walter P.! Chrysler! Says
1925. Will Snowbound,
' The year 1925 should j be a good
year for all business in 'the opi
nio" of, Walter P. Chryfler, presi
dent and chairman of the board
of directors of the i Maxwell and
Chrysler Motor corporations.
The present year will not be
a boom year," said ;MrJ Chrysler,
Ibut. it t will, be a year l of steady
It should always be remember
ed.that the United States 33 essen
tially an agricultural country and
that when the agricultural popla
tion of the country Is prosperous
it is safe to assume : that most of
the -country is equally prosperous.
That is true because the farm
population of the' Natio constitu
tes a major market for fall manu
factured product. 1 1 I
"In a certain city inj the mid
dle west recently 15 young women
stenographers were released from
the, farm loan department of a
Federal Reserve Bank for the sim
ple reason that the- farmers were
not borrowing any mony They
didn't need to all j off which Is
significant. r j
"Most cities are behind in their
building programs, j That means
plenty, of .work,. II
"Road building is behind too
due to the increased use of the
motor car and truck.; This means
more employment. !
jThe automotive industry which
i& regarded by many as a baro
meter of economic, conditions
looks to .1925 -as food year.
People -have" the- means to buy
and- are, buying 4 wjth gj-eater dis
crimination than' in the past.
. ''Prices are on thei upgrade but
ter people ..will ; have the means
to meet, these higher prices with
out difficulty. . , I I
VT.h.e , foreiga .situation is im
proving .and that will have its
effect. Export business! is expand-
ing; ! !
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R. N. MacDONALD
WE WANT ACTION ALWAYS
So come in and try any of
i Iff m . . r-Mti m
we give ine most reasonauie terms, s
Franklin (10-B) 5-pass. touring f
' Frankfiii'Roadste! :V'. Ir
Hupmohile, 5-pass touring. r .'l' '
Oldsmobile 8, 5-pass.. touringJ ' yi
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xiuusun i -pass,
Marmon; 7 Pass. -Toiirinfi with"
f k:-; Glass ;Encccure f -i- 'y :lY
. , All Sales- Have 4ui Guaxantee Service Offer.
f; Open Evenings. ir .... ;
Fo'r .HIGHWAY SAFETY : !
should not toot tieir .horus too
often. , , . ' , ,
Berlin doesn't think much of the
regulations and there is an interest-,
ing conflict going en at the present
time between the traffic commission-;
ers of Berlin and various organiza
tions. ' - ..''! : 1 " -i.
The - motor -ehicls . conference
committee ,0 f the . National Automo
bile Chamber of Commerce rccora-'
mends that all drivers should be re
quired to take ouf a license before
operating a motor j vehicle on the
highways, that every I applicant - for?
such; license . should be required to
passj.an. examinationi showing his'
mental, physical and, moral qualifica
tions. r - f,f i ' ;- i. i
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It is a good sign when various
agencies ccoperate in solving the
problems of motor vehicular trans-:
portatton. As - a ; community pro
gressea in solving its 1 transportation
problems, so it ..moves forward eco
nomically.., ItJSi to the interests, of .
a community that steps be taken to
make it easy for the motorist to
drive a motor car and safe for the
pedestrian to live where motor cars
are numerous. ? - ; : ! ' i "
ion'i park on a rune for oy
i , reason: . 1-
"Summing It up;all the signs
indicate t.a good ..year. And it
should , be , remembered that no
where, in the worlddoes j the aver-ago,-family
have f the comforts,
conveniences and, luxuries that are
enjoyed in America; ,
"Americans have; reason to feel
proud of the home-life i of the
country, because after all the fam
ily is the bulwark: of our. society.
"We should be thankful for liv
ing in this day. It would be dif
ficult to imagine si more interes
Ung time- and It would; be diffi
cult too to conceive of a time
when i so many things are avail
able for the effort. j '
"The year 1925 should in every
sense be a genuinely happy' year
for America." -I i I
cues b. iniis
' TO HEAD COIWif
; The Portland Cement, associa
tion announces the Appointment of
Charles B. Nims as district en
gineer in charge of Jits Oregon of
fice, Gasco Building; Portland, Mr.
NIms will have charge of associa
tion work in Oregqn. j
Mr. Nims, was' graduated In en
gineering from the Leland Stan
ford university in ,$902.j Follow
ing a number of years of diverse
engineering experience Which In
cluded j construction-, wqirk in. Ala
ska, private practice in Seattle,
location : and construction .work
With the Pacific and; Eastern Rail
road in southwestern. Washington
and county engineer,; Pacific
county, Wash., he became ass is
tant engineer with the jWashiug
ton state highway! ; department,
serving in this capacity from 1919
to 1921 inclusive, f j , "
I In 1922, Mr. Nitas Joined the
forces j of the Portland Cement
association as : field.' engineer - in
FOR- ?TIGHT AUTO SIGNALS
For giving hand j signals when
driving; an automobile at night,
three - simple devices have been
found useful. One is a white disk
painted on the left glove; another
is a polished disk of white metal,
and the third is a small ruby lens,
al of which reflect, the light from
any following car. I - j
256 State St.
An Off er
our bargains in .used cars.
WILliARD BfiTTERY i
Loud.. -Speaker System lnv
stalfed Overcomes Dead
Spots .jniHaK ; 1
: Lincoln G. Dickey, manager of
Clevelands mammoth, public audi
torium, .recently jicontracted for a
full conjplement, pt Williard radio
batteries to furnish power to the
great public address system of the
building. ' .
, Tb4s .step I followed .the suc
cess of i these batteries on a simi
lar system used Jin the big hall
during the Republican national
convention. At that time another
set of these storage batteries, were
used pn he "input panel" that
served I7 broadcasting stations
throughout the country.
When, ithe auditorium was built,
there was 4a great deal of discus
sion abon t . acoustics. The guesses
of the, arthitects proved wrong, as
sounds .from the-; stage .could, .not
be heard! in parts of the house.
There was a "freak" in the acous
tics that permitted good, audibility
at the rear-end Jofi jthe building,
in balcony seats farthest from the
stage, but. nothing could be heard
at various points between.. The
loud speaker -system was installed
to overcome the dead spots in the
nan. I ;
D SHIES MGR.
E, A. Callahan Promoted;
been; vvnn company
Five Years 1
G. Heaslet, president , of
the Jtpllln Motors . company, of
Cleveland, Ohio, has just announcr
ed the appointment of E. A. Cal'
lanan as sales manager of that or
ganization to, 8ucceed R. T. Hodg
kins, who has just resigned. S,
Mr. Callahan, having, been with
the Rollin Motors, company for
five years, is thoroughly familiar
with the Rollin product and the
Rollin policies, and lis amply qual
ified f roin every j standpoint . to
carry outj the progressive Rollin
program as originally outlined by
this company., j i r , : ,
Previous to hi connection with
the Rollin Motors companj, Mr
Callahan was associated for 4
number of years with the Willys!
Overland company of Toledo, Ohio;
where he had an unusual oppor4
tunity to j study territories and 1
sales conditions j throughout th4
country. . During this connection
he formed a wide acquaintance
with the leading; automobile mer-j
chants from coast .to coast. - . - 1
This announcement of the ex4
ecutlve change .in the Rollin Mot
tors company takes effect immedl4
ately. ;: j : : . - . I
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6,000,000 LIVE IX AUSTRALIA
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MELBOURNE,! Jan. 17 Tho
Australian I population is now ap
proximately, six (millions, and i
increasing at the rate of two pet!
cent annually. The largest city
is Sydney, with j a population of
1.000,000. ' J , j I 1 !
to cost U.ss per mile tlutn.anj
trt', regardless ! of the make or
price paid. .
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Snappy. Setylco, . .
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A3LTEXTR,S FOLDIX0 PLANE
SUCCESSFUL IX TEST FLIGHT
; A nomemade all-metal mono
plane of duralumin, . built in a
back yard. with, comparatively
crude tools , and capable of being;
folded to fit in-a garage, recently
was constructed by W- H. A. Boyd,
of Baltimore, Md., with! the assist
ance of bis father, W. B. Boyd,
and his brother, C. M.Boyd. .
. None of them, according to Pop
ular Science Monthly jfor Febru
ary., knew "how to tlj . yet when
Lieut. Leo M. Willinger tried out
the plane on Logan Field, he suc
ceeded in attaining &! height . of
2500 feet and reaching! a speed of
90 . miles an hour. The . plane
weighs only 800 pounds, and has
a wing spread of 30 feet. It can
be knocked, down, in 15 minutes,
and, when folded, is 'only seven
feet wide. . 1 . -
Found at Last-
A ,way ito make
at a lower .price "than most. . Aluminum Frame
' . i No fabric to wear out. j
-ALSO . j .
, General Top and Upholstery Work
i 515 XOKTII CHURCH STREET
JVhy Wait for GrowHed
i j; Street Cars?
The: Healthful, Cheaper, Quicker Way td
and from' work. Easy to pay- for on onr
low Instrument plan
Down starts you. Come in and talk it
"The Cycle 3Ian" .i
147 So. Com'! St.
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JUST CALL 203
For Our Service Car
- Means Mdr ; Pep
. For- Y.oiir -Car
the following cars:
Buick l .
;star J. ;
Oldsmobile i -Chrysler
Jewett! : :
Receive the Benefit of the
Battery and Electrical Service
236 N. High Street.
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beans,, in cans,! buddy. Legsoa
Oreuins nd Towinf :.-.'"
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OasrsstMa Expert Eeptlring
v Fords and Chevrolets
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: Eilem, Oregoa.
a neat and durable
Make of Car
YOU NEED IT
electrical service on
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