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About The Oregon statesman. (Salem, Or.) 1916-1980 | View Entire Issue (March 7, 1926)
SUNDAY MORNING, MARCII.7, I02G
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IVatUs Bdrefooi Mile in Blizzard io Save Six
SHE LEADER IS
" YET BUT II
watched the Willys-Knight grow
into a popularity which, had never
been dreamedof for a. specialty
car and' today It Is the strongest
contender for first place in both
the higher priced and middle pric
ing resources ofVman otlhe type
of John N. Willys, could have
Tbe cpmjnerciaj. car operator
who drinks during working- hottr
soon -will hate nojtaing else.tO; dj
The operator of a tail rb, el?
Ivery truck or any otei-XatErf
cial car who drinks on: duty tilj
ready has presented his resig'na
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Lsaved the vast organization from
mnnm HC rrrnrnr
iaiinre. . uut ner naa weatnereq
every storm ' until today Willys
Overland. Inc.. occupies one of tha
strongest financial positions of
any company in the motor car industry.-
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ed sales fields.
There have been times when
only the fortitude and great work
Buyers Do Not Have to Wait
30 Days, as Provided in "
Biil, Dealer Saysr -
John N. VVHIys, President at
Organization, Is Still
Active; in Firm.
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Iiurtd of being compelled to
-wait jo days aa stipulated in the
bill, buyer 1 of Dodge Brothers
motor cars will benefit Immediat
ely by. the excise tax redactioa on
au to mobiles, - it was announced to
day. v.it.!1- i- ; t
Tha bill reducing the tax on
automobiles from fire to I three
per.centf and eliminating it entire- j
ly on 'trucks, was passed by con
gress and signed by the President.
It does not become effective, bow
er,, for' 30 days. Thus the man
ho wants a car todav mnat still
ISmjfr the extra two pec cent j tax,
t1rTn though It Is about Jto be
abolished. ''- - " t '
"Dodge Brothers do not believe
this penalty should be Imposed on
a bnyer simply because he wants
a ear immediately," said Robert
C. Graham, vice-president and gen
eral sales manager. "We have
therefore decided to make the full
amount of the redaction available
at once to our dealers and through
them to their customers and nave
so notified them by telegram. We
will absorb this cost ourselves,
and have Instructed dealers to file
their claims on all cars sold from
-midnight tonight until the govern
ment puts - Its reduction' 4 Into
While no , firuren were' ma.de
0 public. It is estimated that Dodge
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uroiners acuon in assuming tne
tax themselves will cost them
hundreds of thousands of dollars.
With "the cars, feeing built at the
rate of 1500 a: day there are atj
ways 'from 15,000 to 25,000 or
more ' en -route to dealers ' or in
stock In the latters establishments
and the reduction will i. apply
gainst this number us- min
imum v f i ?
In spite, of, the -fact that-many
ODle all over the conntrr have
Jtn delaying the purchase of cars
nntil the Impending tax reduction
became effective, Dodge Brothers
retail deliveries this vear have
- BuriiBwca an previous recorus. dj
assuming the full amount, of the
tax reduction SO days In advance,
the factory will obviously stim
ulate purchasing to an even great
er extent"B,d rtstherefore ex
pected that even more remarkable
records will Tesult. 4 " '
MotorbUEsea tn San Juan, Porto
Rico, ickrrjr the motto 1n God We
Trnfj,; 6ome. it : our own' motor
ists JSTe4m ' to xpet Providence- to
protest! pedestrla';froin - their
driving. ' -,5;r4t- r"'"
A tale of heroism that is an
epic of the sea is being written as
six coast guardsmen from a sta
tion on Narragansett Bay, Mass..
recover from harrowing experi
ences from which they were saved.
when near death,' by the action
of 'one of their comrades, who
walked barefooted and scantily
bring them' aid. Their craft had
been- wrecked as - they were at
tempting a. rescue. Photos show
the smashed boat and men of the
clad for a mile ' in a blizzard to L coast guard cutter Mojave, who
dared death to rescie the six.
r Among al! th larc-r manufac
turers of i-iotfjr r-r whoso 'pro
ducts aro vx hiW ted at tUo Grand
Central Palace, oaily one. WiilyB
Overland, tac, is today hadd
by vtho Ennlo man iy&avwas tha
leader of" tic organisation.- M Jho
start. , uY'V-'
He shares thi unique distinc
tion with one other. mt this - lat
ter manufacturer has never keen
an exhibitor at "tho New York
Eighteen years ; ago, John N.
Willys Inc. in its present coporate
form and-slnce the day of that or
ganization he has -continuously
served the company as president
In this time he has seen it grow
from a small and Insignificant
place in the general 'scheme" "of
fhings to the outstanding third
largest organization of its kind
In. the world.
In this time he has pioneered
many radical noves, the most suc
cessful of which was the intro
duction of the Knight type motor
to the American car buying pub
lic. This move on the part of Willys
was hailed withrldicule and skep
ticism at the start but he has
B e 1 1 0 p Tb. an 311 ot
Buick Motor Company has decided that the two cent
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tax reduction on automopie to be made by the new rev
made February 7 to IJarcK 28 inclusive.
v the n&w tev?
. effeebve March 28 midnicrhf-. will nr?cirrd
BuicK (Vfotor Company on consumers, dcJvcris
OTTO J. WILSON
Buick Distributors Marion and Polk Counties
388 North Commercial Salem, Qregqa ;
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TMFFIC TALKS 11
ALWAYS BE REASONABLE
jtn motoring as in all things
he reasonable. '
If you have the right of way
To insist upon the right of way
even though it may be yours leg
ally may result in an accident.
The other man may be reckless.
Regardless of the righf of way
rule of your locality:
Give the right of way to a
street car between , cross streets.
Give the right bX-!way to fire
fighting Tehicles ahd ,to ambul
ances. Give the right of way to police
and emergency vehicles.
Keep to the right.
Keep to the right in rounding
a corner. t
'Keep to the right when aPr
preaching hilltop, crosa-roads of
street. ( - h ..
"Keep to the 'right of street cars.
Keep to the; right on a street
divided either by a parkway, walk
street car1 reservation, isle of
These hold true in most com
munities. Some towns and cities
have slightly varying regulations
Street and highway regulations
are made to be observed by both
motorist and pedestrian.: .When
regulations are observed accidents
are reduced in number. The fail
ure fo observe regulations com
monly result in accidents.
Of cours, it is always the other
motorist who is a fool. Continue
driving carefully, says the Nation
al Safety Council.
Motorists are urged, by the Na
tional Safety Council never to al
low anyone who does not possess
a drivers license to run their cars.
Antomobile- models may come
and go but the back seat driver
seems to continue riding.
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Now Effective February 27)
Though the automobile tax reduction Jaw wiJJ
not become effective until March 26, we mak
this reduction NOW, protecting Hudson r Esse:
buyers many days in advance. So there jis no rea-
Forget the low price then judge this
MeStsr '6wpurely on its merits
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"At Your Door"
ESSBC SIX GOAGH .
HUBSON GOAGH .
odson Brougham .
Hudson 7-Pass. " Sedan . .
Remember these are not'F. 0. B. Factory jPrices',
bit jthe. delivered prices at your door, including
freighty remaining war tax, anct tlie -f oil o w i n g
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Bumnersrcoit and rear--electric windshield cleaner
ReaSpb lock ? (built, m)rdiator shutters
Moto-meter combination stop and tailliiht v
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Easyternis, of iCQurseNo sdeliyery handling
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Hudson-EssexwrldV largest builder of "Sixes' and third largest producer of mbtojr cafs;
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