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; The New Okecon Statesman, Salem, Oregon, SunJav Morning, October. U, 1928
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Total of 20,606 Reported for
September by Official
KEXOSHA. Wis.. Oct. 13.
The month of September marked
np another significant prtJnetJon.
'and sales. record-for the Nash Mo--fir
romDanT. with a total ol 20,-
06 t tbe increasingly popular
"44" aeries .cars, .ulaeed,. in tho
hands of new Nash owners.
' The record, accof ding- to officr.
fat figure revealed today by the
Nash sales department, is ,17
ram over and above the number
manufactured and shlpped Jurlng
the best previous September in
Nash history,- and an: 'increa.se
7 cars over September a year
mJtt iwntt the fact that the
month was a short one in avail
able working days, the great N'ash
plants attained their, highest daily
nroduction during that period to
stem the unequalled tide, of orders
that have swept .over, there from
! every part of the country5 since the
new series cars were jntrodueea
on June 21. The September
- Arhlevement brinrs the total of
new "400" series manufactured
and skipped in 74,913. - -International
. Demand Iarjte
"Ever since the first showing
of the, new. Nash series Jn June
International demand has brought
" a continuous!" procession of new
Indnstrial and sale1 records for
the Nash Motors company," C. H
Bliss, sales manager said in com
men ting on this period of his
company's biggest success. - "In
July the motoring public absorbed
"17.884 of the "400's" nearly 3
060 cars more than the number
prefaced and marketed in the
best previous July 'in our annals.
August saw more than 22,500 of
the new' cars marketed an in
crease of more than 4.000 over
last year's peak and exactly 4,498
more cars than the best previous
August in Nash history. Nc
business in September with but
21 H working days to create the
record has brought ns ah increase
of 13 per cent over the month last
year and of 42 per cent over the
peak September on our books.
Schedale : Iacrejwd .
"Orders., already, received for
. the current month of October
show that it will also be a Tecord
breaking month.' To inset this
greatest demand ever experienced
by the Nash Interests, manufac
turing schedules have been stead
ily increased,, commensurate with
the high Quality of workmanship
wbieh- la the foundation "of Kash
Wew,UBtr.;. production,, has
reaebed.a new-level of more than
1,040 can daily. The carefully
Vlanned and skillfully .execut!
'expansleti program, which makes
this achievement possible,, may; be
expected now to adequately meet
our record demand." .. .
Dodge Brothers Offer New 3-Ton Truck
W, At.-.- ...... . . ..a.- ,1, V j J4"L
ter of gravity, which makes it pos
sible to go into curves at higlrj combination of such features
speed' without skidding, its new
tvl of sDrinc suspension ana
Milan to Munich Drive Ovef
Highest Mountain Road
' Great Performance I..
frame reinforcement;; which pre-1
rent wobbling of the front wheels,
the new .ateeldraulic jbrakes with
slxford braking power- making it
possible to stop the car even while
at top speeds and its exception-
Dodge Brother fore Introduced the new S-to ii Graham Brothers Trucks furnished with three
wheelbaaea 4he 135-inch for dump bodies, semi-trailers and other, heavy duty work; the KWMnoh
for 13-foot avaae Doaiee, ou wns service ' , 7" , , a
compact.natnro.iawd the ISS-iach for 15-foot bodlef suitable for moving Tama. The t,TtcI body
iypr on the three wheelbse are, ahown above. rum enasna snown is nuu u.
inch wheelbaee. ; . ''t . " U: .- .. "' ' " . . ll-J ''
ally flexible steering ability.
these affords the greatest possible
"Hunmobile is today undoubt
edly the leading and most
vanced of the American cars.
American-policemen are dumb,
according to the national crime
commlasfon. Just K ahead am
tell that - to .the next traffic eoj
who stops you. Tklma Herald
ultnomah countv- IS
the state in vom
Outside of Multnomi
led the state
munlcable diseases during Sep
tember with 13 persons stri-ke;
with tuberculosis and one witl
Willys-Knight Truck Has
. Real Stamina and Speed
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Speed, stamina and economical lively pick-up, ample power on
operation' are the outstanding de
mands of truck operators today in
order to place their hauling busi
ness on a profitable bar f de
clares Manager Swift of the Al-fred-Billingaley
Motor company of
'These demands are met fully
in the complete line ol Wiuys
KnighC . trucks which employ the
Willys-Knight six cylinder sleve-
velve engine." says Mr. Swift. "Jn
the development of this sieve
valve ' power . plant for use in
trucks of all types, the Willys
Orerland company has set a new
trend for fast 'and economical
transportation 1n this line of busi
x'The WUlys-Knlgbt trucks in-
clnde the latest inprpvements id
chassis design combined with The
prered. power. Bpeed and reliabili
ty of the doubW sieve-valve en-
gl-" . ; :'.i
" "This trucX Is notable for. out
standing performance,- high speed,
the hills and for long life. The
Willys-Knight truck has been de
signed to give the operator day-
in and day-out service without the
costly delays because of layups for
repairs and adjustmens charater
istlc of trucks employing another
type of power "plant.
--"This marked reliability of the
Willys-Knight line of trucks, has
been an Important factor in turn
ing many progressive' truck opera
tors Jn all points of the nation to
this line of vehicles.
"In bringing. out this line of
Knight tngined trucks the Willys
Overland engineers have collab
orated with the truck engineers
who have bean' engaged in . this
phase-, of autoaoUve work for
more than twenty-five years. This
long perold or-experience is builC
into the WITlyt-Knight trnckjB
with the result that truck opera
tors now have a new conception"of
DETROIT, Oct. 13. (Special)
Graham-Paige ended . the third
quarter of 1928 with the largest
three months' production In its
history, totaling 22C.742 cars.
nearly 5.000 more than the out
put for the whole of last year. The
third quarter more than doubled
the output of the first quarter of
the current year.
For the first nine months of
1928, Graham-Paige production
totaled 65,486 cars, tnree times
the total of 21.881 for the whole
Before the three Graham broth
ers acquired ownership control of
Paige, 'the largest single 'year's
prpoucuon was tooo, ju iJiJ.
Under the new management, with
a completely new line of -cars,
nine months', production has
eaualled the combined totals of
the previous hih record year and
of. last year,
Detailed accounts of... a sensa
tional Tictbry scored 1ate in "Aug
ust by a Hupmobile Centnry Six
siock carin the five day Interna-
tidnal Alpine Test over, the steep,
est - grades of. the Alps In Italy
Switzerland Jihd Austria are; con
tained- in official ' advices and
European njBwipsLpexa Just receiv
ed ;bi,fthe.Hnp'p--Moitor. Car. cor.
poratlon 'at petroitJ- ' - '
The International: ; Alpine Test
is considered, frl Europe-the-most
difficult . automobile durability
coiiteatof i the: pjeeen t day II" M
m "oost-war . revival yt Tthe eld 'In
ternational Alpine drive started
in. .1 818? as ' bicycle Ttnd automo
bile race and for years, until in-
Lterrupted by Ibe World war;, was
ih'e outstanding event of Southern
1 t Course Over ' J ISO Miles
:The .course, from Milan; Italy;
to. Munich;, Bavaria,- Is -1180 miles
and traverses the highest, mount
taint tract Jn Europe. It crosses
suChfamous passes as the-Simp
Ion. with an altitude of 6.560
feet. the-Furka,- 7,701 feet. -the St.
Gothard, 7,216 feet, and the Stilf
sef 8.053 feet. Heins Hlnter-
kleitner. who drove tbe3 winning
Hupp, -received the International
Alpine Gold Cup as a trophy for
hsi feat. .
"The drive took us over the
most difficult mountain passes
with many highly dangerous
curves," -fcaid Hinterleltner in his
report of the race but we were
always under the maximum, time
allowed by the conditions of the
test and always made the best
elapsed time of our class although
many of ihe competing cars were
more powerful. '
"The often proved reliability
and performance of the Hupmo
bile was again confirmed in this
course with steady and even speed
and without ever overheating the!
Proud dt Trial' .
"I am proud to find that In this
gigantic trial, in which the best
cars of the new and old worlds
participated and where eleven of
the highest Alpine passes had . to
be taken, my absolutely standard
six cylinder Hupmobile was again
the victor. I can frankly say that
this most outstanding successful
American car has again proven to
the world that It ocupies first po
sition, aa far as mechanical con
struction, performance and en
durance are concerned. ' "
"The special advantages of the
Hupmobile are its. very deep cen-,
H . Foo SWu and the' lowt art'oaJ aaaeylfaider foor-d r
JL Fan Ssdait and the' low 1 1
car ie the Whippet 5ix Sedan.
Bnt wmiam will not be your ftrst
drive thoae eaoelleat can. You wfll adaalre tho high quality th
iteaiala eBtertng into their construction, and the ovMenec og
Yoa win be aratified with the eeawfert of Whippet
terloH. Yon will take a restful oositWn at the wheel i
will Bevoal the ejmfck pick-up, the euetalued speed, the eefety of
BIG four-wheel brakes, the euse. of Wndllag aud leiarkahle oeaea.
ewy which have won for the Whippet Four and the Wkippe 9U
their high position fam publle fa
WILLYS-OVERLAND. INC.,X TOLEDO, OHIO,'
Alfred-Billingsley Motor Company -
. . .Telephone 1460
333 Center Street v-
MEXICO CITY, Oct. 13. (Spe
cial) Prefldent Ellas Calles re
centlv officially opened the sec
ond national highway congress
and exposition of Mexico, which is
attended by delegates from twelve
Latin American countries and sev
eral hundred from the United
States. The congress is held un
der the auspices of the Pan Amer
ican Division of the American
Road Builders' association the
primary purpose of it being to
foster the construction of a Pan
American highway between. Mex
ico and the United States. ,
Prior to the opening of the con
gress the American delegation
as entertained at a reception by
Ambassador and Mrs. Dwlght W.
CJhe new tBiiick is the new Stifle
Unioi Air Lines, he.
Owners and Operators of
WEST COAST AIR
Opcrmtinc andcr certificate ap
proved by U. S. Dep't. of
II S.' .4.
w vV Tt?. ihy- t j
To Seattle and Tacoma, 8 a..,
2:30 p.m.. $12. To Medford.
$20. To San Francisco, 8:30 a.
m., Monday, Wednesday and
Friday, $46. Los Angeles, $0.
"Have You Been Cp?" A de
lightful. Henry Thiele lunch
with hot coffee is served en.
route to San Francisco
Sarvlce: 8 passenger enclosed
planes, smoking room, lavatory
and drinking water.
Safety: We are practical trans
portation operators of years of
experience. Our engines are
new Mechanical expert check
up equipment after every flight.
W operate on regular schedule
only. Before .letting off our
Pilots are furnished with wea
ther conditions for the entire
The safety of the Passenger Is
f the paramount consideration of
the Company - our service
proves It approximately 600 0
passengers carried, " - v.
Tickets and Information
' Hotel Senator.; Fhone 6X
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TH E WO RI D HAS A
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Angeles and ail towns between over
whelming praise for the distinctive beauty
of the Silver Anniversary Buick with new
Masterpiece Bodies by Fisher! .
All agree that here is a new style a new
mode an entirely different and original
interpretation of motor car beauty, fore
casting the trend of smart body-design for
months to come.
And aU are voicing their: approval in
steadily mounting demand a demand sev
eral times greater than the demand for
any other automobile that makes even the
slightest bid for comparison with this new
cendy rounded steel panels at sides and
Hood, the most expensive steel panel wrk
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lend matchless charm and beauty to the
Vivid new colors smartly-contrasting
chrome-plated headlamps and cowl-lamps
striking new radiator, fender and bumper,
design impart added dash and distinction.'
And wonderful new interiors with new
adjustable front seats and full -width rear
seats new velvet mohair upholstery and
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FINER MOTOR CAR
Advanced Six Sedan
Twin Ignition w Bijiir
High Gmpression Motor
Cent rali ted Chassis Lubrication
Hydraulic Shock Absorbers
PEOPLE everywhere are recognizing, in the
new Nash "400 the only car at moderate
price, with the luxury and refinement hereto
fore furnished by very expensive motor cars.
There is nothing to compare with the perform
ance of the new "400" Twin Ignition motor
the year's outstanding development in power,
speed, smoothness and economy? The Twin-Ignition-motored
400" goes like you've al
ways wanted your car to go siltntly, power
fully, inttantly! And msts less gasoline doing it!
All "400" Advanced Six models, moreover, are
equipped with the world's finest system of cen
tralized chassis lubrication Bijttr also a lux
ury of Rolls Royce and others of the very high
est-priccd motor cars.
And their longer wheelbases, double drop
frames, rubber insulated bodies and costly
Houdaille hydraulic shock absorbers, provide
travel smoothness and relaxation heretofore
afforded only by very big, very expensive cars.
Read the other important features of this new
and finer motor car, listed below. It's the Ij
ear, st any price,, with llJ tbeml k
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IITIFORTAIVT "400" FEATriTES .VO O TIIJEIZ CJUl IMS TILEJfl JSJLX
Twia-IcoJdon motor HowUiUe and Loveloy shock - Salon Bodies Loafer wheelbases
1 2 Aircraft-type spark plugs absorbers Umhalm tu r() Torsional vibration daapeff Nash Special Design front
New double drop frame
One-piece Salon fenders
Aluminum alloy pistons btwr Stnttt) TorUTs easiest steering
7-bearing crankshaft lUlUw ermmi 4ml tUcuic clocks
Bijur ceatralixed chassis lubrication Short turning radius
and rear bumpers
Exterior metal ware chrome
plated over nickel
Qeareislon front pillar posts
F. W. PETTYJOHN CO,
365 North Commercial Strtet .. ,- . Telephone 1260