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THD OREGON-STATESJlAK. SALEir, OREGON, v BUITDAY UORNINOr OCTOBER. 23, 1927
;!stration of Foreign Cars
Jteches High Peak Dur
ing ' Last July
! . A
I Ce of the most interesting
haaes of Oregon motor vehicle
ut'stice Is, that showing the vol
;rae" and movemeat of tourist or
,t of the state traffics
From January 1 to. September
it; t2T; there were a-totaj pi
fs.MS foreign or out of the V&e
' am roistered at the 39 Doirs of
-es itration ." wKhin - the et-'e of
Jreren. -; : : ; '. : - '"J . .'"'"
Xearly :50;p00" ol. theTtettlng
-a' watered tb!j 'state 'jranng the
hj-ea month 'of :. Jun "July" and
kagast, - the; high, nyurk being in
Taly wbetbe-foreJ e3atrJron
or that month reached 19.591. -
! A barometer could scarcely re-
SorA more; faithrf ally: the alchemy
f tnre In transmuting the rlgpf
if winter lntoUllKHYJnCjp?r.
'.eaeef of summer, than does the
pi-eanreesive tide, of tourist traffic:
j . starting in January of this year.
lie iereign registrations totaled
1.7 Si tor February, they reached
t.4t 1, In March they numbered
J.2. for April 5,284. May .7,33.
aadLJu&e 13.766. Then came the
creH In July when 19.591 were
'registered, and the beginning of
the decline for. the fceason in An-
gu-t: when the registrations ag
gregated 1S.B53 and during S?x-
teraabr 8,901.. x
During the year .1925. .there
.were .82,713 Visiting cars regis
tered, and In 1926. 92.050. aa In
crease . of approximately. 9J3 00. It
is probable that the total .figures
tor 1927 will not disclose as great
a rUo of tacrease, nevertheless
the- figures for the 1 Z months of
1927. U seems, will show a total
'of 'foreign registrations reaching
ant far from 100.000. i C :
; This' much bare Oregona scenic
wonders and her magnificent hCgh
;way.! already. accomplished m7at?
trading, the '; sWhlseers "-'of "the
' sarth. As people learn . more; of
Oregon's .simple and artless gran-deur;-her.
bewitching beauty, and
I the intriguing:' enchantment .with
which -nature Tizs endowed her. the
Hood of tourfef travel will swell to
' greater proportions.
. It . IsLof. interest to ..note the
' sources ' from r whence Oregon's
'visitors - came- during -the season
'now coming to a cloee. - California
lead with, a total of 4 4.5 S9 cam.
1 and ' Washington- s next with aa
a2Tegate of 15,578.- From Idaho
4.694. - Colorado 1,091. Montana
! 8 4 tTtab 9 03. Wyomin 44 5, and
j Tiera? 6T- lj3J car" from
Tev 69 1 from Kansas. 531 from
Oklahoma." 5J2 from Arizona, and
j 127 from New Mexico ' " . Z .
I Prom the 'Baotas there" were
i 46t front Nebraska: : 60; "from
j tsmota560.-from - Iowa 718.
from r Missouri 4 7,,,- from "Wiseon?
; eTa S4T,: from' narrow As 11; frote
1 nucky. 4 from -Tenoassee it',
: from ArkhaS5.- from-MIssls-
t'rsr IS.'and froM-LMWansr 54,.
TTUhotrt fa doubt, toa.of ; thooa
from. the Mlss4satppi Valley state
carae- to Orea6n to make Ittbeir
f ature : dwetlldg plae. and ."stake
' ttrir focarre fn'aiataU updif which
i i ztare. mUe caore feerngly and
: whc the -element la the de
j rtrucUre- and BiBlater: mboda are
ere.werat1 '54S-l'ean4 Xrom
:::cgaa. 1 from Ohi6. 234
I a'tft rndiana, 328' from Fenhsyl
i fai and JJ-from-West' Virginia.
? t The- tand' of iXitxlq .caatrllHited
t:trally- t 'OTegoara B tourist
. 1 :rentry. eferirtate: of h'6ld
i Ccath - bein." represented.': JTOiu
' Alabama Itaere - wereV 23": from
nwida'i 2591. vfrora.if Georgia 30i
frpas South Carolina 6-. from North
Carollua 24, and from Vlrglaia
U A. VU1 WMJ WMM
rronr NewJTbrir there: were 33 C
1 rxrr rejaUred. and from Tfew
j Jersey; ; l,S;"Pr.uUur4ilfeir
I ; Eslaad 'camamanyrieitorsto
I - 'tThera'ltolIs the Oregon. There
I wirer 20 canr from; Maine;' 8 -from
I Kew Hampshire, A-from VermOut,"
33 from-. Connecticut. . .17 ; from
Xltria. Island, and 12 4 from Ma
- Trtm AUuka there were 14 can.
v and from the District of Columbia
' Orer 1.20Q .cars .from' .Foreign
countries : visited !.' Oregon during
Vm present season- ; From" Canada
there were 1,207, from Mexico; 2,
from the "Canal Zone 7 from Eng
l.i r.d 2. and from bur tropical pos-
' re-sfons In ' the far Pacific," the
-rbillPPlne Island 1. -
Ashland, close to the California
border- on - the 'Pacific highway,
with a to tar of 17.435, registered
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Our Illh Presrare Alemite Berrlce
V Insures Proper Lubrication .
Service Station No. 1, corner,
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What chance has a 150-pound
man to lift ; 1,000-pound hardwood
logs bodily: onto a truck platform
four feet high? And then, if the
rear wheels of the loaded truck go
into a mndhole up to the hubs,
,what chance has the truck of get
ting out under its own power? .
The pictures show how these
feats are. performed in the. hard
wood forests of Louisiana. One-man-loading
of heavy logs is a
- comparatively simple matter with.
' the engine ower of the sturdy new
', Graham Brothers truck applied
through- the ingenious rear awheel
hub winch supplied by Graham
; Brothers Equipment Division.
Then if the truck should become
mired, a ; trucks frequently - do
more visiting " cars during ' the
present season than any - other
point in the state. Grants Pass
was second with 11.143. and Med-
ford followed with 10.368. At
Roseburgt there i- were 2,245 for
eign cars registered, at Klamath
Falls -3,58 2, at Eugene 2.789, at
Albanr 1.454, . and at Corvallis
6 1 5.. From the east, there , were
3,638 cars registered at Hunting
ton. 1,245 at Nyssa,'2,48 at On
tario. 870 at Baker, and 733 at
LaGrande. At Pendleton there
were ; 1,43 4 iregisteredr at Milton-
Freewater 1.267. at The Dalles
1,508,; and at ftood" River 598.
At Astoria, the foreign registra
tions totaled 38 1; at Gold" Beach
346. and at Lefleview 219. At
Portland they reached 8.189. Sa
lem they aggregated 4.519. at
Bend 597, at Oregon City 471, at
THtemooa:;158k at. "Seaside 151,
and at Marshfleld 17;" The other
points- registered . les .than 100
visiting, carm, -each.- -
Graharh Brothers truck
September -sales ahlpmenU of
Graham Brothers 1.1-2 and. 2-feon
Ltruck. established v. a-, .new nigh
ntonttty record toe- the year. ae
cording . to aar official - statement:
front the company, today. For the
first time -tu 1 92 7 ; the 'total . ship-
meats' of -these two! capacities ' ex
ceeded ' the .2,000 mark for a slan
gier mont(, . contiauing : Graham
Brothers leadership over all other
lmannfActorersi in the. 1 M ud i
-2-tcm Held- Comnared " with - Aug- i
ust aales- abipmenta of theee cap- ;
acitiea the September record rep- t
resents a: 1 per cent gain.- f-l
Brothers . fvehicles- totaled , 6.10 7
In September, an increase . of - IT
per cent over August figures by
aT-per'ent,r''j"r';V. r7 '
' Orders f Or ; ' the. complete - new
liac of Graham Brothers-truck
are steadily ; growing In volume,
the statement said. and alnca their
Introduction' In August" he "com
pany's plants. a ' Detroit,; Erans
vffle, 8tockton and Toronto hare
been, working at -capacjtyi JS" '.
k With,B rush and Paints
. - ,'PARISy it i APj'Glidlng the
lily "has been applied to peaches
as a commercial proposition.' It
toek the , public -some-time to dis
cover that"" the beautiful bloom on !
a great deal of fiae looking fruit
here waV puton with a brush.
Complain is were made to , the , po
lice, but j the police unof ficially
replied that their eyes weren't any
better than those of customer who
buy the ; fruit. - The Jtraud squad
haa 'been Instructed to : stop . the
practice, i- . 'tci-.'--
Aula Electric :
"r". Scrvic .'
JL D. Daxtca
- Generators - ..
Electric Service for
Auto or Radio -
r Telephone 1107
aw i t i i t
Commercial and Chemeketa.
- Commercial and Mission."
when off - the beaten track; the
same wkich makes it possible for
the truck to pull itself out, load
and all. The insert shows how
cables are arranged to do this.
The rear -wheel hub-winch has
been especially adapted to Gra
ham Brothers trucks and operates
without any jacking .up of - rear
wheels or interference with ordi
nary load-carrying service, i A turn
of a bolt head on theend puts the
winch,- into operating position.
Steel cables fastened to nearby
trees or other well-anchored ob
jects, make possible application of
the full power of the engine in
many ways. " v -.! -
The rear wheel hub winch b
only one of many special devices.
Shooting Wave Makes For"
j Popularity of Steel Vest
t PARIS (A coats of . mail
that 'flatten bullets and turn; the
points 'of daggers are back . - in
favor, thanks to the gunmen and
the spirit of unrest.
Dozens of French "armorers
sell these secret protections and
two. at least, specialize in' them.
Statesmen and even criminals are
among the customers ..of,; these
shops which deal principally. In oJ4
armor and arms for collectors and
make -ancient war ' costume; for
the operas , and theaters. ; s: ;
The "secret vest most losed is
of small,, finely-tempered chrome
greatly, increases the safety of wet
The winter": season is a t hand .-. .fog, drizzle, tafrvond. .
- snow Hold constant menace totnotoristsv We; each
of u$, owe it to ourseives and others, to tafce every
pcecautioxu V Western AutoH In 'a timely Ctotribu
tion to the cause! of safctyofEert these two caaratv p
teed Automatic WirsHkld Wipers at greatly reduced r
prkcjGrasp tHb cjpcnirilty to"play afe"ata'avin2!
Sale ends Saturday, OcL.29
. Servios connec
tions v maintained
mall ckies whet w
have stores, so that
nam us maybe prop
erly snd promptly
installed at very
low flat rate ...la
$335 Value Reduced
c to :
A Nationally advertised Aan
matic Wiper. ..well known to
car ownctm, and popular because
of its rugged, compact reliability."
Complete with O feet of high
grade rubber hose. Operates from
intake manifold or vacuum tank. .
" Tae WerLTs largest rtutfUn of
Aws SJ-fie . . 4 Serving ch
wotorut since 1 9C9.. .Ceawplet
Uacs guaranteed Accessories
.- a mcs, vnR3 oeus. a.
A . ' , , . f ... A - : ,.
r SALE"! STOHR '
Corner Court-and ConVL
which, when applied to the . Gra-1
ham. Brothers. trucks, increase their
utility and money-making ability.
The company approves the use of
such equipment only after a thor
ough study by a competent engin-;
eering staff of all the condition
involved. . . . , ,i.
- Graham-Brothers Special Equip-!
ment Division renders a service tor
dealers - and truck users which-1
provides for practically every .spe-1
cial need in bodies and mechanical'
equipment .. . ' : ,
This equipment is approved fori
adaptation to the engineering re-
qtrirements of ' Graham Brothers
and Dodge. Brothers chassis, as
well as its suitability fox tit XQxlc
to be done, . . f J i
steel scales. Tne; usual iprm is a
close-fitting, shirt - that . reaches
from. Just below the collar-line to
well beraw the waist. .It weights
5 1-2 pounds and is quite flexible
The chain type is made of an in
finite number of small steel links
woven into a mesh.
A less elaborate protechtion is a
very slgihtly overlapping set of
scales sewed inside . an ordinary
vest . to give - limited protection.
This form is lighter and cheaper.
A mail, shirt costs. about.! 100 audita the manufacture of certain bo-
the vest lining about 460. ; . . j
Mrs. Virginia" Tubbs is said: to
earn' more .than -f 1,0-00 a year
teaching bridge to wealthy Chica-
Tj armed . . . Clear vision J
j ...we scu thou
sands of these
wirjcrs each sca-
i - ion, -ana tney .
- prove their own t
best advertise :.
merit -Typical Western
Auto ralue, and in every ,
respect worthy pf our iron-"i
dad, guarantee of satiVao i
. tory service. 6 feet of new I
rubber tubing included . .
Operates from intake mani
fold or vacuum Unk. ' Wonderful
rvalue stour egular low-price..- '
and an evengrearer bar S 59
gain at our Teduced sale --
In Windshield Wipers ,
, ... at our regular low prices,
Automatic Vacuum Operated
Wipers ; $2.15
Electrically Operated Wipers-,
, l-laad Operated Wipers, -single
I - tbd double biMM . . . a -
I priced low from $L55 -4 '
Ate Tie o Vr r"1 V:.
ents- Made iToo,
Beport Dealers All Over.
I United States. . j
. DETROIT, Oct. 1 C.--f-One , per
son In each, thousand of popula
tion In, the United .States has plac
ed an order ."sight unseen, ' with
a ''down payment' in adranee, for
one of Henry Ford new", auto
mobiles." ;.' sjf-Urr 'j-i
?This fact 51 was " revealed Iwhek
the sales, department Tot "the Ford
Motor ; Company announced that
1 2 5,0 0 0 "advance orders with de
posfts? for- thene Ford car,
BO? yt In production; , had .been
placed with Vautborized Ford deal
ers in the United. States. i
Approximately a quarter ot a
million' aditional persons have
placed. their orders, but 'have not
made cash . payments-, in advance.
These iatterj- dealers have Inform
ed Ford Bales execntive bereinte
not being listed as actual I "ad
vance . sales. . but they - do serve
to Indicate a ready market for the
flrsf few hundred thousand Ford
cars of "the hew type,
Preparations for production on
a full capacity basis are proceed
ing rapidly. Ford officials say,
The . manufacturing plants hate
been'at work ' for several weeks
turning out major parts of the
neyf car and a few days more will
see the famous Ford assembly
line in operation to. produce the
first of the new type cars.
..xne manufacture -of the new
engine blocks, axles, i wheels, pis-
toxs, crankshafts and other maj
or parts Is now under way and
the .first assembly of new bodies
was.' begun some days ago. . ,
- The capacity of the Ford plants
for both manufacture and assem
bly, have been greatly increased
since production of the Model-T
was suspended early in the sum
mer to make way" for the new
car. The assembly line; former
ly at the Highland Park plant.
has been removed to the Fordson
plant on the River Rouge, where
its capacity has Just about been
doubled. The - Highland Park
Dlant, In turn, haa been converted
dy, and other parts, exclusively,
, .... -
' i ...
itogld ayg pro-
dueut4 la the history of the Ford
about two years agoj when a little
oyer 8,000 Model T cars rolled of f
the Ford assembly line during a
period of ii honr. At0xat time,"
howeverv . ". the manufacturing
equipment was -not as extensive
as it Is today and Ford 'engineers
aire confident that record will be
surpassed tery early In tbe pro
duction history of the new Ford
car. ' -- ,' '1: A. '; y.
The Ford plants here have con
tinued throughout: the summer to
manufacture and ship' all ever the
world huge" quantities of. replace
ment parts far the ' nearly ten
million Model T - cars - still In , use
by j owners. "Ford -officials esti
mate' that Tor several -. year ' to
come nearly a third of the plant
operations : Here "Will be devoted
to 'the "manufacture of Model
parts to" keep these cars In run
ning order. - - ' .. K,
- At-present between -65.000 and
75,000 men' are employed in - the
Ford plants and; these . men, Mr.
Ford says, . are earning more mon
c!y than the 90,000 who -were em
ployed at" the peak; of Model ; T
production. Production executives
ot .. the Ford organization expect
that, more -mea-wiJtt unrequired
In . the- new-production-operation
than were employed in the old dp-1
e ration, but the amount of manu
al Jabor -per car "will be 'consider
ably less in the production sche
dule, for thej new car'.- ' J r
Estimates of the cost of plant
expansions and other changes in
preparation for production of the
new Ford car change from seventy
-five to a hundred million dollar.
Ford officials admit that more
than fifteen millions have . been
spent for new -machinery alone.
Thousands of the ' highest paid
and most skillful toolmakers In
the .country hare been at work for
more than four months " equip
ping the 'plants with the tools
necessary for the manufacture of
the new car. - . - - ?'
iontrapon! Saf er Than"
Runaway Horse, Found
. BERLIN (A Pj. Hetnrich
Jerxses, sr-72 year old farmer, of
Harsleben in-Saxony, was obliged
to make a Journey: but waited
three hours for a . horse wagon ra
ther than trust himself to a local
motor bus which he said was a
horse of hte wagon bolted and
Jerxsen was thrown put and kill
ed instantly. -
Only by a. derrusristxation ca laiowhow restful
and atis&in itj isto drive-one-of -the improved
paige"'fiiixrr:eita';. .v- : ; ;:f - :
-r ;;- "i-'Vc ;-. ;:); 'h 7
Smooth and powgr fbl rnprs jnipt rTni icV aecelgTaT J
tion, and sustame high
v eprmcs, ena snuDDing aeyices, cctnbutc to nd , i ; -Vfew
'eascani' roadabilityi Wia
..cushions, ample leg room and convenient-appointr -
ments further add to.3FcAtrcomfortW"
- - -The steering -gear : speoallr designed for balloon r
v tires," clutch, and -gear-shift lerer respond easily.
; innea itsr. .
The sturdy chassis is built for long life and reli- '
i nability by. veteran ' craftsmen in modern factories
equipped for economical roduction.iUntil you n
; , drive a Paige, you cannot fully appreciate either
; its -satisfying- perforrnance or substantial i value. '
You will find it is a pleasure to drive any of the
r tt&ity body types. Paige lrices range from $995
to $2665, o. b. Detroit. '
Flashlights Pop Along
T.j With Corks of Bottles
PARIS, AP)--e-arIsIan night
life furnishes a livelihood to many
a flashlight photographer! They
operate " In nearly every i cabaret
and on many a Montmartre. street
corner,' developing your j picture
while you, wait: Usually the. vic
tim Are photographed unawares.
The! flare Is - their first warning
that a picture ha been taken. Cur-
- K. -
iosity or a desire to destroy the
negative keeps them waiting fif
teen minutes while the picture is
developed. Prices often depend
upon circumstances. - ;
' : Many I cabarets now make a
practice of i shooting ' -on'r flash
light picture in tne course ot the
A Liberal Plan For thexPurciiase
r of Dependable Used Cars
; You can b uy an O JC.d
reconditioned car from'
i as on the General Mo
tors Payment Plan on
remarkably easy terms.
; You can pay down as
' low as- one third the
tnr thaitalican tm-enxh
DOUGLAS McKAY CHEVROLET CO.
Temporary Address 487 Center St Tel. ?a3
. ASSOCIATE DEALERS .
Dallas Chevrolet Co, Dallas Geo. Dorr, "Woodburn
. Halladays Garage, Monmouth - - Ball Broa, Turner
Q U A L I TIY. A
speeds. Unusually Ion ;.
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'-.! f, ' ' '. ' ' '
0 luyi CL
night. Even so-called exclasiTe
dancing places now ihotograph.
the crowd. - . .
American in Germany Has
' Wide Choice of Offers
BERLIN, (AP) Americans are
popularly supposed here to i,e
"made of money and Robert n.
Mainzer of New York,- banker and
a W Att i m! a aa m r a o 9 . i
. " " .T" ''
Coolldget a well as honorary ,i( n.
uiy cniei oi iuo lira qepariment,
who visited here recently, ha not
escaped the usual flood of letters
containing all sorts of flnaacbi
propositions.. ' -
Read the Classified Ads
inlh a sery lov financing
If you expect to pur
chase a used car, come
to our salesroom. Our
red "XK. Ug is your
guarantee of quality
and ear low prices are
Ac- your aasorana value.
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