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THE OREGON STATES1IAN SALEM, OREGON."
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We can give you? many, extra miles tof use
. by. our Expert Repair SerVice
Seibflinpfires ariji life
GasoIineOils an :AccessoriSS:
Walter TL' Zosel, Prpp.
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Oakland Company Builds
More Cars in Month Than
v iin Four Last Year
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been1 unable to make any.iorelgn
shipmenta.' : .'. , 'J
' While. the Pontlae Slx'wai festab
llshlng new cfodactlon and sales
tecofdajtoi'Ja 'new car' : flatlnir.'the
first quarter of this year, the Oak
land Six. was likewise establishing:
new production and sales records.
showing an Increase pf approxi
mately 70, per cent over the cor
responding: months . of ,,';All
of the cars produced, so far this
year were required for Immediate
retail dellrery. K - " 1 '
. PONT;ACrjMich,. April 17
The gigantic strides made bythe
Oakland Motor "Car company was
strikingly reVealed this eek when
total (production figures for .March
showed that more cars were bunt
duringt this one month than during
the entire first four hiohChs of last
year ' - . s -
A record-breaking total of 12,
',035 Oakland Six and Pontlae Six
para .was manufactured and
shipped out - ., ' i ; ,
; Another - factory record was
smashed, on March 31, when 750
cars were . shipped to dealers the
greatest- one-day shipment in the
hlatoTyBt the company. ? - ;
xnese acnieyements were made
possible, in igreat measure, by the
phenQinenal sales of the' new. Pon
tlae: Six, which- waallntrodced the
Jirst- of the year as 'p. companion
caiUo the Oakland Six, " JMore than
t A n A A .l m. 1 .i .
iv,vuv jruuiiac, Braces J'were pro
duced and 'sold during the first
-three, months of this yeav-a. re
cord never before approached by
any other new motor car In the
-annaja of the automotive indnstry.
By mid-summer the number . of
Pontiac Sixes will exceed the bes
record ever .madeby any other car
during Its entire first year. Pon
tlae" Sixes are now being .built at.
tne rate or 300 a day.
Officials of the Oakland Motor
Car company point out that public
acceptance of this f new car has
been so rapid and complete as to
eliminate the usual "probation-
ary"perlod. This-Is due In great
part, they believe, to the slow, and
careful development of the new
Car; which was placed in produc
tion only, after three years of In
tensive experiments and tests.
The sales of the Pontiac Six In
the United. -States have been 'so
large that the company as. yet has
Unusual Tour.Made Through
. MouRtains and Through
Heated Sand Dunes
In an adventurous and certain'
ly one of the most unusual. motor
tours in automobile Jxlstory, a
Dodge .Brothers touring ear re
cently completed- a .trek that Jed
from the precipitous, snow-laden
slopes - near Mount Whitney, th
highest mountain in .Continental
United States, to the 1 heat-tor
tured floor of Death VaUey; ioilr
est point In the country.
Word to this effect was received
by C. A. Schumacher of the Jf'E.
French company. San Francisco
Dodge Brothers dealers.
"Swirling over nearly 1,000
miles of dessert roads, the adven
turous cartv of motorists In their
Dodge Brothers i touring rcar: buc-
eeeded in linking these two natur
al , geographical extremes," sald
Schumacher. "Strangely enough
both Mount Whitney and Death
valley are located withni the con
fines of , Inyo county and ' are
scarcely more than sixty ' miles
apart as .the crow flies.
- "Those unfamiliar with these
continental landmarks will un
doubtedly be interested to know
that the jagged, saw-toothed crest
of Mount Whitney, rising 14,501
feet above the level' of the sea,
was officially seen for the first
, time from "Mount Brewer by mem
bers of the Geological Survey of
U A 'Ji3t loads uo steeo wiodiiiff trades
1;- liiUK :A Perfect Match
Does my car match my stockings and ' dress?" This Is one of
the issues of the hour and one of the big questions which is receiving
the attention of the fair sex as the arrival of Spring, calls for the
very latest im style and' fashion. Thb Overland. lx. Standard Sedan;
with its two-tone color scheme of Fir Green' anCSage tireyia mak
ing a Strong bid with the" women buyers of the country because -of
the fact 'that these colors are "among the most popular for Spring and
Summer-wear." i ; . .
California in 1864, and was named
tor the distinguished head, of that
survey. Mti Whitney, despite Its
formidable aspect, -has been a
kindly giant and Its toll of human
life has "been small; due f to the
lack - of .t. cy;;crevasses that dis
tingutsh other hlgh'jpeaksf In the
"But not so Death alley; ; this
dreadful - sink so appropriately
named, is tragically linked with
the settling of this great west.
Into Its fiery maw unwittingly
trod, the 'forty-niners, and Death
alley took its toll. Lying direct
ly east of Mount Whitney; be
tween the-Pinament and Funeral
rahgesf.this Scorched depression
is 2 81 feet below sea level at its
lowest point. One hundred miles
long and from AFP to ten miles
wide, its utter desolation Is truly
terrifying. And yet it is not With
out fascination.". .
OOOGE flETAL SALES
SET M HIGH IRK
5104 Machines Are Placed
In Hands of Buyers Dur
f lng Month of April' .
Another new high record in
retail sales In the United States
was' established' hy Dodge 'Broth
ers'' dealers in the week ended
April 3 when 9104 Dodge Broth
ers' motor cars- and Graham Broth-
era trucks were placed In hands of
buyers. This Is a gain of 2648
or 41 per cent, over the corres
ponding period of one year ago
when the total was 6458,' or 11
per .cenX i over , th week, ended
Marcii 2 7 jtnia- year when the total
sales were ' siQZr3T:'S y
This unusual sales record Is the
more astounding when one . con
siders the severe weather condi
tions which prevailed throughout
the United States the past - week,
the most unusual in the history of
the United States weather -bureau.
: ; The . total sales for the week
ended April . 3"Were ,75' per cent
over ineTlast-weeir or eDruary
when the !" total -was "5 11. n Week
by week this -year Dodgs,Brjr'tT,Ti i t
sales have shown a constant eao. .
For the four weeks 9ied
3 sales-e5Pe' JCSlxagsfn-of tTr
per1 cent bveVthe loaf. we'.;i scJ
February; WUhla .total o.f 8,5,1 1 '
he weekly, high sales record ot
1985' was Established -during' th '
we4kJ ended :ApiTli"ll When" f 530
units were: placed Srlth' conium-"
erst ' Compared wlti this '.the 'week
ot April 3, this year; shows a gala
ot 5 per cent. " - f
yOuf cai if ybu jefc us dress up tHe iri-' -isK;;
id all of our vorlc; ; which includes the '
complete repair or , 1 op ana poay pn au
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or swinging along the highway this Overland Si
i ne low swung, gravity oaiancea motor, sending its
.VV' II Pwcr in a straight line to the rear axle, conquers
every driving'demand it will out-run, out-pull, out
: g accelerate any other power plant in anywhere near
f its price or size class. ' ' ' '
R O FACTORn The gravity -balanced cliassis and body with' the
-i, l weight kejpt low to the ground, gives a road stability
The New 1 vU- that affords an unusual feeling of comfort and safety
WitiyiFhtah ;'--"lones6omSU rough.
?an-i I II -throtde to cet out otthd traftic iam: keebs vou well
j Sihcad.of the other cars oil the street.
wntand fmal jl a 'appearanoei ther graceful lines, richtcolor tones,
- 1 M luxurious upholstery and: quaHty: finW make this
'??7?Wfi I "v car look fulTy $500 better than itt price: f
cost m the industry : - .
U ?i i.A uuu jjcutu wuai graviw oaiancc ana real
wtuic power can pring ra ugnt six pertormance.
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: buy lr?Seltai '-cirs' Iculd inoi get tnem
and had to be;atisned
less desiraIeJseepi 'fiSifcfiffiBSi;!
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More than twice as rnanv Packdrd Six: i fiisserilrcir- ScdaiiQrcsatnple:ds"
cars wera sold in 1925 as in 1924. Hsd j Uyered ratyour 4oo witii alji occeHiisiLr '.v
Packard been aDle'toiirovide;carsifor: i accessories and WjUi freit cl toj v. w
all who wanted them .this record j paid for $29 1 9. , ' : .
would have been even greater. ! I-' ! c " ' v-' ;" .l
r ; Ir you prefer - to -,biry!ontf T the paj-.
This year the 25,000' fortunate owners i ment plan; yoUrhay pay 7295i4
who secured cars last year,iare send-5 i on delivery and I23.25npnAl.rii
ing their friends to Packard v , !we examin yor entII '
And though well prepared now,: it is no has a market value inyt.
doubt but a question of sweeps before ; and apply its price on the sjwHtptt ?
our built-upr stocks will vanish . ' ment on the new car. . ; : t jy.'-
Those who act' at onfce mav have ao . ! W.may have your car now, or CdSn, r
immediate or eaily delivery oKimy ! wc can.seH it in the 'best niarjiet Cl
mr,r1 T3onVv,rH Riv ' - !. wc year wuiuu uiuuurec W1U uc, w
Those who wait may be disappointed
like the thousands of last year. ;-.
y piir tad vantage.
; " Quality cannot be: biiilt iiurxledly; ;and
with Packard, quality' coxrsrefare
, quantityi ; ; - - , :
Then yoiir car buying1 problems will v
be over tor years to corner
? You may have a Packard SixayeT
I The proof? The majority o'f last year'p
j buyers told us that: they intended; jto..;
j tke.eplheir new Packard 'mbro ;ihia ;
I .twice as long as the cars1 they traded li"
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