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2 , -. . - THE OREGON STATESMAN, SALEM OREGON, SUNDAY MORNING, MARCH 18, 19Z8
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A Buick-Load of Beauty
Six Air Pumps Distribute Air
of Large Factory At
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AKRON. O.. March 17. "Hot
air" is not Included in the more
than 200 nees to which compress
ed air is applied 'In the factory at
a trnn where Miller tires are
made. Miller tire engineers smile
nH Miir too that It is not a
"hot air" atory that 2,880,600 en
bic feet of air is used every .24
hours in the manufacture of rub
ber product. They say that Its
nothing to "blow about" that one
Un furnishes air at thte rate of
2.000 cubic feet a minute and an
other at the rate of 300 cubic feet
a .minute. However, they assure
u that a tropical typhoon would
be as a gentle xephr if ail the air
used at this plant in a year were
bunched together in one blow.
Six air pumps furnish com
pressed air that is distributed for
many uses -over a factory oi 2
okii nt floor mace. The lines
that carry air at a pressure of 300
nnunda ner souare inch supply
rreat presses that must operate
with snappy action. Only air at
high pressure will do the work e-xew Tork
manded of tnese prerees. North Carolina
steel molds that bare been i"ieajXorth Dakota
with tires for vulcanising are 0hlo
snapped together with compressed i Oklahoma
air, thousands of times each work- I Oregon
lng day. I Pennsylvania
Air supplied by the pipe line Rhode Island
t 100 Dounds pressure to tne south Carolina
miare inch is used for many pur- South Dakota
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other than nnating iubct iennessee
make America a 'map-reading na
(Cootiaad trom tf 1)
rubber motor mounting has iron
for Star the reputation of being
the smoothest four cylinder car In
Bendix four-wheel brakes ar"
standard equipment on the new
Star. This brake assure Star
, owners of tne utmost saieiy m
modern traffic conditions, -jne
beautiful, roomy Hayes-Hunt bod
les hare been designed. 1
Star now offer. In the two-doori'oor-wheel brakes of the Star were
! recently aeciarea legai
sedan, the largest closed car for
utitM and It Is interestlnr to note
the world's lowest price. That is tnjlt Benalx four-wheel brakes
claimed to be the greatest value are also standard equipment on
ever offered by anj. manufacturer! many of the most costly motor
of motor cars. Scars built in America.
The power plant of the new Star! Dealers in those cities where
is the improved, high-compression
Red Seal Continental motor. The
Star has established biut record era In other cities have taken
for power, endurance, low fuel many orders for early delivery by
consumption and hill-climbing 'the use of photos of the different
with the Red Seal Continental mo-' Star models. Salem Automobile,
tor. I Star an3 Durant dealers here, an-
The motor of the new Star laltkipate large sales as a result of
completely suspended in rubber by! the display now on their sales
use of the Masury patented rub- floor, and they promise early de-l
ber motor mounting. This ellmi- livery.
(ConOam from pr 1)
ferent from the roads in those
days as the can which are making
the trip today are different from
the cars we were using then.
"Now It is a great popular route
driven for the most part over the
finest of- concrete highways.
through a section which is world
famous for Its crops of dates,
cantaloupe, grapes and almost
every known variety of fruit.
"In 1912 it was a trackless des
ert waste. The Franklin which
wnn th toat in 1912 was one Of
the Star appeared at auto howthe f,m io ug6 tne lnduCe4 draft
report unusually large sales. De1" j air-cooling system. The route was
over fair roads until ge wot a
little way beyond Pasadena and
then the struggle with the desert
"The water-cooled hoys went
out ahead, several days before the
race, to plant barrels of water for
use when the motors started to
boil in the 100 degree plus tem
'All of us wore baseball masks
to keen the meeanlte and buck
thorn hashes from scratching, our
eyes lout. Tires were deflated to
half pressure so that wheels would
not sink In the sand.
"Banning, Beaumont, Indio,
Coachella, today populous town,
were- spots on the Sahara-like
"Springs on the cars were tied
down with iron straps to keep
them from breaking. The first
day took us to Yuma where we
ferried across the river, at 100
feet above sea-level, on the most!
nondescript ferry. That night we
?iept under the cars to prevent
"In the morning we started out
on time allowances established by
our arrival the night before. The
dragf to Phoenix was a counter
part iof the struggle of the day
before. That year, a sudden cloud
burst in the mountains along the
Colorado river started a Ires
in the Agua Frier river an;!
crossed on the railroad treat i.-
place of fording the stream, t:,.
we' went .through hub deep in
to the finish at the Phoenix r.
grounds. Two laps around
fair grounds race track an 1
race was won.
"Many 6f the boys who tt. '
that race have since-made not,
records on the race trark
called it my last race and
kept to selling ever since.
"The Franklin which wor.
a notable record, we lert v
front of a restaurant wher-
went to eat and when we
outfit was gone. It has i . ,
been heard of since.
"Today, especially at th:
of the year, when I son -,,
.make the trip for the plea ,r
the scenery, I recall with .
siderable amusement, the ripor
the course the first time' I co,
The young women dxasd orer ChlaBuick Sedan are MaorJc KtaseTs
Vane inf Utfrut iwt , nw na Ik taof the anjOTJcotnpny, and the ca r belongs
roMrs. janeuavta, wnonascnargecf cne company wardrobe. Mrs. Davis
recently bought the Bukk from the Howard Automobile Company at Los
Angeles, ana the tea shown here have been riding In relays ever since.
169,677,000 the paved streets of our larger
Texas . .
Wyoming . .
Total . . .
and tires tor Inspection and teats
The molds in the great vulcaniz
ing department, that is known as
the "Pit" in factory parlance, are
-i a mw,A riried with air. after
the "cured" tires have been taken
from them. Steel dust tnat nas
i.t in the molds wnue
. art Mini riettiltru
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a Va n in w II iruui " , ... w . ..... aivwivi-w
compressed air. it serve. i
nnmhr oi usee oi
of service ana power
that ls appliea to me maiuiv u-irviwus uer tnis J.uwu.-
. - .. a nnn .ii.i l t i
ture of Ures in the Miner piam. mue nignway system, each
"u a neaaway or only
nnmr- rTtunXDnC i aooui rorty-nve yards
KKii . p- lanunnuti i uii ..
w i "isiiwij uiueajre iifrnrps ar a.
SET IN TWO UHUUra pit blsleading. For while the
(Coat.t4 fro P.f D -sar-u, uuieage is impressve,
lu" iota, or only 600.000
hla tvoe of automobile In a prlcel miles of surfaced roads outside
COURSE IN HIST0RVJ
(Continaad from pc 1)
ran re below tnai " ...j-
Knlght Special Six and the Wlllys-
Knixht Great Six.
This demand is met by the new
Standard Six in the Willys-Knight
P A Botable indication of what is
heing done in the construction oi
Knight sleeve valve plants recent
ly, is shown in the fact that 26
European manufacturers have
come to this type of engine fol
lowing the expiration of the
knight patents in Europe. Up to
the expiration of these patents In
Europe, there were only a few
markets licensed to manufactur a
Knight sleeve valve motor.
Present . builders include the
makers of the highest priced auto-
mobiles In the world and the
Knight sleeve valve motor has
been the accredited power plant
for the official cars of European
nobility for many years.
cities. This begins to look as if
our highways were approaching
location of events of world Inter
The American Automobile As
soclauon, in citing this current
tendency, says that It is due in
large measure to the excellence of
the-modern road map and its part
In educating the public to the val
ue of this form of showing routes
and locations in a graphic manner,
Says the A. A. A.:
"Whether Lindbergh wings his
way southward, or the explorer
carefully picks his way through
the ice fields of the frigid north
there is a growing desire to follow
the route on a map. This is strik-
ingly shown in the manner in
which newspapers are turning to
the use of maps showing the loca
uon or important national and
in me Mississippi flood area.
in new England, at the time of
the trans-Atlantic flights, as well
as those across the Pacific, maps
were successfully used to give the
country an idea of the damaged
territories and routes.
The motorists in turning to the
use of route maps instead of nick
ing his way by road signs, became
convinced of the value of locating
nut one and scenic points in ad
vance of trips, and this aroused a
desire to use maps in connection
with the happenings of the day.
NOW BEING URGED
(Continaad from pI 1)
proximately 2.5 per cent of the
cars tested had satisfactory head
lamps. "Some forty anti-glare devices
are now official in the majority of
the states where motor travel is
dense and where safety campaigns
' "How eliminate the headlamp
evil? By an organised drive to
rid the roads of those who per
sistently operate cars with imper
fect headlights. By the enactment
of standardised laws, remembering
always that good laws are useless
SHOWS GREAT GAIN
(CoatiBaoi trom pf 1)
dian, Iowa, Maryland. Mississi
ppi, New Mexico,' Pennsylvania,
South Dakota, Utah, Vermont, and
West Virginia they are still sub
ject To revision when the final gas
oline tax reports are published.
The gasoline consumption in
the various states as made public
by the American Road Builders'
association for 1927 from figures
furnished by the American Petrol
eum Institute and. the various
state departments was as follows:
Disk of Col.
Kansas ...... .
, Maine .......
Maryland . . . .
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Electric Service for Auto or Radio
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Liberty and Chemeketa Streets
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find the REPAIR
Our Repairs will Put
Thousands of Extra Miles
in Your Injured Tires
We've saved many a tire from the junk heap
and many a tire dollar for car owners;
'Quality materials up to. the minute equip
: ment and thoroajrh, painstaking workman
ship combine to rnake our repair Jobs good
looking and laitinsr.
We guarantee them. .
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294 N. Commercial CtJ
Hifther radiator with
Wider, heavier fend
lamps ana saddle
type side lamps.
Foir - wheel brakes,
the type used on the
most expensive cars.
Wider doors, for easy
entry and exit.
Worm and tooth disc
Fine trade patterned
Wider, higher, form-
board, finished In
grouping " mo tome t
er, ammeter.' speed
ometer, gasoline and
Steering wheel of
black hard rubber
with steel core, and
derail of costly car
lihC hem, cp&ric
end throttls controls
ca steering wheel.
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Rubber: .-.fted rcn
a iroew O-QcDirDZCDin) fasT
Gestoa Lsadsa Sedan
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The consistency of Hudson leadership is but the per
formance of its first principle, resolution and tradition
to always lead in value.
Thus it was the first car at moderate price to give truly
pest, performance, smoothness and reliability the
industry s standard today.
Thus it was the first in the development of American
closed cars, and such smart turnouts as the Town Car
The Coach a Hudson invention turned the entire
industry to closed cars.
The Super-Six principle and its companion invention
that tons waste heat to power, is the most efficient
combination in development and transmission oi
power, within our knowledge.
The engineering and manufacturing resources respon
sibto for these great tvancements are expressed again
in Hudson's new leadership of mode.
Injhe beairtifulry designed and luxuriously finished
oodles that restore the new Hudson Super-Sixes the
chaSoSsT M.nadEm Super-Six
Toi ttffiiadend ride in the nerr Hudson Super-Six
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