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THE OREGON STATESMAN, SALEM, OREGON, SUNDAY MORNING, JULY 8, 1928
1,516 New Car Dealers
dealers appointed by Wll
were 77 new dealer con-
January and the announcement of j New dealer contracts continue there
the two new models built by the to be cirned nn at rat ennatatJ tracts slansd and the list of dealer
company, the Willye-Knlht Stand- ent with the rrowth of the dealer! PPcatlons on file for future ae-
ard Six and the new Whippet Six. organization since the first of the'uon. u
total 1.516 acr-ordinar to an an- var ant all nlnia nnnrt an rv-
lys-Overland this year, following nouncement just released tr the'sold condition on nearly all mod
the reduction in Whippet prices in sales department. els. In the week ending June IT,
throughout the conn-
ELECTED VICE PRESIDENT
OF UNION OIL CO.
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the Union in 1914 as comptroller,
being elected shortly thereafter to
the Executlre committee and the
board ot directors. During recent
years his duties hare been extend
ed Into the mannfeetnrine- orwire.
tlons as well as the financial end Ter opened
Custom Stimulates Market
For Touring Cars, Coupes
ly made by the enclosed family
type of car, however, the open car
Is still far from Tanlshing. In
1927 It represented more than 17
per cent of the total production
of the Industry.
Hupmobile, in 1927. devoted 11
per cent of Its total domestic pro
duction to open care and coupes.
Their ratio among the company's
eight cylinder cars was even great
er than among the sixes.
"We probably produced more In
proportion than moat other manu-
Ifacturers in the higher Quality
More than twenty million auto- field," Mr. Cole says, "because we
mobiles were registered in the initiated the two-car trend and
United -States when the present hare sponsored it continuously. (
ana oi tnis number it Is only natural that many
MAKE HIS CAR SAFE
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mars the pleasure of the tour and
makes for accidents. ' i
probably three million were In the prefer an open car or a coupe for
Many men, par
open car in sea-
The style ap-
of the company's business.
Mr. Boggs came to tho Union PBoi of owners who had their second car.
Oil company. In 1924. from the more lMn one ccoromg to ucuiany. like an
Union Tool company, then a Union K- - UOie- er!" manager, sonaoie weather.
Oil subsidiary. His identification OI ine UDP Motor car corpora- pearance ot the roadster
with the oil industry dates back tlOB-
to 1902 when he became affiliated The tendency toward multiple er element. For those who prefer
with the W. T. McFie Supply com-car ownership Is rapidly Increas-.tbe all-season type as personal,
. , m in r in the United Ktataa. aava Mr 'tranannratlnn tKs fnw rwa fa a nv-
mu t - - laur ii n Hmo u tich " ' " - " - . . r - - .
i jt jk Cole. "Althourh it includes bust- ral rholea Rnth f the, two-oat- shearers
ih. i v i.nM Mmn.nw nB8 houses, state and local cot- er rronoi nrovlde the IndiTidual
aaer of the Fulton and Adeline ernmente. drire-yourself com pan- touch the two-car owner wishes in sUrt nd don,t overcrowd
Representatives of all Western
Motor clubs will meet In San Fran
ctaco Sentember 20. 21. - 22 for
coming more and more an abso- the annual conference of secretar
lute essential nothing is more un- and m.-rer!1 of the we8tern
safe for everyone than mal-adJust-!p.oup of the A A a. Oregon will
ed headlamps and nothing is more represented by George O. Bran
conducive to an unpleasant eT-denburg. secretary-manager of the
ning's spin. To overlook this safe- Oregon State Motor association,
ty factor is inexcusable. a. E. Shearer, assistant manager
"Remember the three places to and director of the Touring de
watch brakes, horn and lights I partment. W. C. Findley, head of
and today's motoring will be more the Membership department,
free, better, safer. Exploitation of western scenic
' .attractions, routing of millions of
A. E. Shearer, director of the motor tourists through western
Touring department of the Oregon states, perfection of personal mo
State Motor association declares torin service rendered bv the
, that the average motorist destroys clubs, interchange of services for
a measure of the enjoyment on his members betwee nclubs, and traf
vacatlon trip by overlooking a fice and touring problems common
RELIABLE USED CARS
24 Ford Coupe, New Paint,
Rubber First Class
24 Dodge Touring, See this one, It's
26 Buick Six Coach, Thorough
26 Standard Six Buick Coupe,
25 Willys Knight Sedan, New Paint,
Rubber 80 . A
We Have Several Others to Pick From
$85 and up
Our used CAHS sre unusual
in many ways.
In the first place, our stock is
unusually complete with a
wide choice of makes and
models in every price range.
Then, too, they are in unusu
ally good condition And we
will always tell you truthfully
all we know about the car's
history and mechanical shape.
And finally, our used cars
offer unusual value. Prices
are amazingly low and the
word of a Buick dealer stands
back of them.
OTTO J. WILSON
388 N. Com'L St Telephone 220
la on Is
ILumku .,,,.- f, n..,Bflffiber of which might in western states will be among
multiples element. For those who prefer ende to before start- the subjects before the session.
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.1 oDfcaiccu uiuiuiiuf uiaiiiiast-
Some of the high spots in Mr. 'tlons of western United States and
advice are as follows: Canada will be represented at the
rmAtM I rni HimM les sad a growing variety ot our- hi personal car.
chasers, probably the two-car lam- ond car la nrlmariLv for the wife. of vaT
.. MVm v rivaiucu .J . SMvu " - - - - " .
Prepare your car well before you meeting. Reports from all these
it. Se-.organisations Indicate excellent
Where the sec- cure Tour road routing In advance progress in growth of membership
Tool and vice president and gen- UJ " in urgest iactor in tne the choice almos tin variably is a
eral manager of the National sup-'moTemnl- aemana rrom tnis coupe.
Bly comnanr. source U steadily expanding as the "The motor
actual departure. Re- this year. Service potentialities
that road conditions available to the members are be-
change from day to day. hence the ing raised to further high levels
today necessity of checking up on your and the strength and efficiency of
organised 'motordom is declared
To insure that all tools are la
At tht nr.n) tim ih. n-n-.-'deslre for a car for every member comprises three distinct categories routing from point to point
has a daily production of 40,000 of tne 'nilf spreads. It Is est!-1 the car for the family, that for Don't depend on wayside in- at a peak in western states
barrels wiht about 16,090 barrels maiea inai u a me saie oi the single person or young cou- iormaiion. rounng uureau in
ner day shut In. It has 635 pro-'250'000 cars In 1926 and that the pie, and the second car field. The formation is maintained up-to-the-dacing
walls. Field holdings total' number increased to 350.000 in extent of the two-car growth is minute and is accurate.
1.106.246 actm dfetrlbntftd oTer 1927, with the entire multiple convincingly told by real estate' Start your touring day early.
California. Colorado, Wyoming, 'ownership including nearly 20 per( dealers. Almost without excep- Avoid the congested area maps proper working order, a frequent
Mexico Venesaela and Columbia. -cent of all present car owners." ,tion they say It is much easier to show how this may be done If inspection of the tool kit of the
Six 'refineries are operated in' The custom operates as a stim- sell a home with a two-car garage you are in a hurry to reach your automobile is advised by the West
California. In addition, seven ulating influence on the market' than where there Is only one. destination. Select your stop- em Auto Supply company Tire
absorption plants are maintained, for open cars, especially for the : Particularly is this the case In the overs and your hotels and make Pmp washers dry out during tne
The normal dally crude and crack- roadster. Mr. Cole believes, and is newer suburbs of our cities, reservations in advance. If you summer and should be treate1
lag capacity of the refineries is largely responsible for the contln-. These grow rapidly because of the are unaDie to oe mere, notify ine wim "' Vl
desire of the city dweller, especial- hotel as a matter or courtesy ana .
ly If he has small children, to live in order that other wayfarers may. Craftsmen in the Oldsraobile
in a, locality where the family may have better service. factories recently selected the slo-
enloy fresh air. more play room Finally, don't try to cover too gan Anyiuina; anon oi my ov i.
and security from the perils of much territory for the time at not accepiaoie iropi over i suo
heavy traffic. These suburban-your disposal or for the budget mltted in a contest, as the one best
Ites are finding that two cars are you have assigned yourself. Re-J typifying the spirit ot the build
vital to their needs." member that physical exhaustion era of the new Oldsmobile.
over 106,000 barrels and of the ued demand for these models. A
natural gasoline absorption plants few years ago, he points out. the.
115,090,000 cubic feet of gas. (opinion was widely expressed that
The salsa territory of the Union they were doomed and that gen
includes California, Oregon, Waah-jeral preference for closed cars
ington, Arixona, Nevada, British would eliminate the phaeton and
Columbia, Alberta, Mexico, the Ha- roadster from production sched-
walian Islands, the Orient and ules. Despite inroads undoubted-
South Anlerlca. Recently, through
a subsidiary corporation. Union
products have been and are mar-,
keted in Australia. Three hun
dred and fifty foreign and domes
tic sales stations and four hun
dred and fifteen owned service
stations are operated. Sales for
last year totalled $$1,000,000.
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ceiving radio set.
Powered, as are the western
air express planes, with three
Wasp motors, it has a top speed
greater than 150 miles per hour
and a normal cruising speed of
about 125 miles per hour.
Nine board feet of lumber and
fifteen square feet of -sheet steel
go to make an Oldsmobile-Fisher
closed car door.
1 i&i ill
e Clock it
Coupe . .
De Luxe Coupe
AH prices .o.k Detroit.
Chrysler dealer are in m pvution ,
extend the convenience of
A New Car . . A New Car Style . . A New Zenith
of Low Priced Car-Luxury and Performance
New slender profile chromium-plated raS
ator.Lcng, low bodies. Generous room
for 2 to s passengers, according to body modeL
Luxurious deep upholstery and appoint'
ment dctaiLNew SUrer-Dome" high
compression engine, for use with any gas
oline, Smooth speed up to 60 and more
miles an hour, Chrysler light-action inter
nal expanding hydraulic four-wheel brakes
noothex cat of hhisprkepossessesthis feature.
With the new Plymouth, Chrysler is the
first to give, at so low a price, the advan
tages of performance, ruling ease, de
pendabilirv and full adult sire whkh
characterize fine cars of higher price.
It is so revolutionary an advance over
other low priced cars, it is such cosKuiswe
evidence that the past rear's strides in the
science of manufacturing have multiplied
the purchasing power of thetnotor car
dollar, that you mill urIf want to see
it and drive iviV '
to the light-action internal hydraulic 4
wheel brakes to know the confidence of
the fastest and safest deceleration you
have ever experienced
And above all, you must see its beautiful
lines and finish, and stretch at ease in its
deep-upholstered, full adult-size bodies,
to comprehend how. completely the
Plymouth surpasses cam heretofore told
A Plymouth ride is the best
tion of the ease with which h leaps from
3 to 60 and more muss per hour the
quiet of its power aasd the smoothness of
- its fight. You yourself mssst put your foot
Please see and ride in die Plymouth. Ws
be he e you will discover there has never
been a car anywhere near its price that
can approach the Plymouth for power,
pick-up, smoothness, easy handling,
safety, quietness and roominessnor
that can equal it in beauty and. style.
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Another purchase is made
at a WestjnAntC) btore ?
.ook at your watch . . . Oftener than
Look at vour
every two seconds throughout the busi
ness day (8 A. M. to 6 P. M.) someone
makes a purchase of Tires, Accessories,
Camp Goods, Golf Equipment or Radio
at one of our more than 150 convenient
ly located stores . . .
That's what rolled up last year's great
total of more than SIX MILLION sales,
which in an area registering about two
million automobile owners, clearly indi
cates the widespread confidence "West
ern Auto" enjoys . . .
mS h MmM iym
Thia confidence i the result of years f honest
dealing . . . high quality and dependability at
pleasingly low prices . . . courteous treatment
at the hands of men who are specialists in this
line ... trained to understand jour motoring
problems . . . men who consider it their duty to
help you to greater motoring comfort, safety
and pleasure. And behind all this pleasant at
mosphere is a feeling of security . . . Confidence
in our Iron-Clad Guarantee of Satisfaction, and
the sincerity of our "CUSTOMER IS ALWAYS
RIGHT Policy ...
Visit the "Western Auto" store nearest you . . .
learn for yourself why more than 6 million sep
arate transactions were made at our more than
150 stores last year ... a sale less than every two
seconds of the business day ... every sale an
expression of. confidence ...
at Money Saving Prices !
Western Auto's "Customer Is Always Right" policy is your gtiarantee of absolute
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PRUTEL 1 ICJlN That's your privilege. If anything should ever happen to one of your "Western Auto"
tires that you think should be adjusted, bring it to the nearest of our more than 150 conveniently located stores
... regardless of whether or not it is the one from whic h you made your purchase . . . and tell us what you think
we should do to make it right . . . "write your own ticket," as the saying goes, and we will promptly and smilingly
make good as you desire! ...
Make Your Servings
Even Greater! Trade
in Your Old Tires
Put new, fully guaran
teed Western Giants or
Wearwells all around,
and use your old, worn
tires as part-payment on
them, at any "Western
v Auto" store.
Tires Mounted FREE!
CORNER CHEMEKETA AND LIBERTY
ald-SIierwin Motor Co.
Our nsw Low Prices on thesf full
standard wtlcht tlrem. with thick,
teugb. road-rrlppina' tread, offer
tremendous ae, vines t ear own
era of the West. A Howe nee for
old tires, too!
- Oec Mew Lew Sllae
CL Regsler Sis. .9 A3
CI. IUUr Sis.. 3.U
CL Oeereixe .... 5.SS
S. S. Orerais... 7.49
S. S. OrtruM . . . 8-tS
S. S. Of-nii ...
S.S. Oeereiso ... -9M
S. S. Orereese . . . 11.4e
S. 3. OiersMS - . . 13-tO
S. Sa Orer-iee ... U.5
SxaaSK VsaVh "
I FnO Batlooek I
Bxtrmordinery sevlnse are offered
In these full balloons wHh broad
ribbed, non-skid treads. Look at
these new low prices . . . and re
member our trade-in allowance on
yovir old tires!
Staa Our New Uw Pries
29x4.40 BelUoa $ 6.65
3Ox4.S0 BeJIoos 7.25
30x5.00 Balloon. tf( 294.95 9.25
31x5.00 BaJloom. tfl 30x4.95 9.55
30x55 Ballooa 10.15
31x5.25 Ballooa 10.95
30x5.77 Ballooa 11.95
33x6.00 Ballooa 13.90
Thn WmeWm Largest Retailer of
Ante Snmplimm ... Serving the
ntatoriet einem 1909. Guaranteed
linae mt A ceemeoriee. Time, Camp
Caadm, Gait Eanimemanl and
Saaruaatf ISJ0S HUa
Extra heavy throughout . . . built
to give extra mileage under the
moat exacting service. At our
new low prices, they offer un
equaled tire economy. Trade-In
allowance makes these prices even
Siaa Oar New Lew Frtee
29x4.40 Balloon $ 7.85
30x4.50 Ballooa 8.85
30x5.00 Ballooa. fir 294.95 WAS
31x5.00 Ballooa, ttt 304.95 11.95
32x5.00 Ballooa. fit 3145 12.65
30x5.25 Ballooa ........ 12.95
31x5.25 Ballooa 13.45
30x5.77 Ballooa 14.85
32x6.00 Ballooa, S-ply... 17.95
33x6.00 Balloon, 6-pty... 18.75
32x6.20 Ballooa, S-ply.,. 20.75
Open Saturdays to 9 P. M.
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All Other Size at Proportionate Saving.
-Mere tten 150 Stores In the Vfest-
. SALEM STORK fc
fWiirr Cvurt and Com'l - Tei. 7n
' "Western Auto" K
A feature that saves you
money . . . Service con
nections are maintained
in all cities where ws
have stores, so that goods
purchased from us may
be properly and prompt
ly installed at a very low
flat rate in. many in-,
stances FREE OF ALL
n. COSTS. . .. ,
n ew Mil
Our massive, extra heavy duty
overslso super cord tires are extra
heavy throughout extra tread and
sidewall thickness extra heavy
carcass and extra, jguanty mate
rials. We Invite comparison with
any other standard make tire!
Oar Nw Lew rrtae
Reg. Simo CI.. ...9 6.45
Extra Oversize CL 6.97
S. S. Oversrse. ... 7 JO
SJ. Oversize. S-ptr 10J5
SS. Ovorsias, fly M
S3. Ovorslas, t-piy IXAt
S3. Ovorelso, -ply lJ2&
S3. Ovorslas. 9-mir 19.79
SJ5. Ovorsiso, 6Wv 17.90
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