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Roadster Added To Dodge Senior Line
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EXPECTED III 1929
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The New Oregon Statesman, Salem. Oregon, Sunday Morning, December SO, 1928
ENTIRELY NEW CAF!
Revolutionizes Field of
he opening of tbe annual Na
al Automobile show In Grand
tral Palace in New York City
, than a week away finds the
lys-Overland company Toledo
upylng the most stragetical
tion in the long history of th
upany, according to automotive
erts who hare witnessed the
larkable reception and sales
aime that have been accorded
newly designed Whippet Four
i Six models which were pre
jed about three weeks ago.
introduction of th enew Willys
verland products vividly recalls
presentation of the original
lippet models, June 26, 1926,
ich completely revolutionized
low priced field because of
ir outstanding mechnlcal ad.
ccements over the engineering
dices of that date.
Viewed by Millions
The presentation of tbe newly
igned Whippet Fours and Sixes
.rs a situation at least parallel
h that of two and a half years
. in that the new Whippet
irs and Sixes admittedly set a
rodent of outstanding style,
inty, and mechanical improve
n t entirely new to the low pric
four and six field.
Since their presentation,
Whippet models have
wod by millions of motor
thusiasts in all section of
lion, resulting in a wave
v ndation for the new models
at places the Willy-Overland
v .rapany in the position bit quality
I ader in the low priced field.
Both the Whippet four and six
brine to the low priced field high
pvicoli car beauty and value, a dis
tinct aim of the designers of the
new models. This has been accom
plished through the concentration
cf th-1 vast manufacturing facili
t -t of the Toledo manufacturer,
i low prices being the result of
t; unifacturing economies effected
i ring the past twelve months.
Speaking of the new Willy-Ov-
i.uid products. John N". Willys
"It has always been the aim
Mir company to go a step fur.
' r in meeting the demands of
buying public. In the presen
' inn of the newly designed
nppet fours and sixes I believe
r it we have met the demand to
"ctent faj beyond the expecta
t vis of the public.
N'ot ony have we embraced
r niy of lilies and design that
v t formerly found only in the
1 ilier priced cars but we .have in
irporated mechanical,- feature
i r are not found even in tho
t -diest priced cars. I refer speci
t illy to the "finger-tip control."
If we had produced our new
v liippet fours and sixes with tnis
f uure alone, it would have
vamped them as an outstanding
example of what can be accom
S ' ed in the light car field. But
- vent further by introducing a
.; of beauty that challenges the
i re low priced field to dupli-
!i OIL OFFICIAL
f is me growth
OS ANGELES, Cal., Dec. 29.
A port made public here today
' r. f. Llenescb, head of the
f iinical relations department of
Union Oil company, on the
l-pletlon of a 6000-mile flight
t ough the northwest, during
; ilrh he made a survey of alr
; 'its, discloses that the cities of
' rogon and Washington are keep
! g pace with the fast moving avt-
ion developments and are pre
i iring to spend several hundred
loiisand dollars in new airport
improvements in the near future-
His report shows that 41 air
ports are being operated in the
3 1 cities which he visited and that
19 of that number are municipally
o-vupd with steps being taken in
many other cities to acquire pro-;-?rt
for municipal fields. Forty-
ro companies are operating from
' to seven planes each from the
1 fields. This does not include
' three major transport lines.
imely. West Coast Air Transport
mpany, Pacifie Air Transport
.1 Varney ATr Lines.
'The tremendous general pub
interest in .aviation in Oregon
id Washington," states Mr. Lie
sch in his report, "is shown by
le number of municipal airports
a operation and contemplated,
ind is further revealed by the 615
students at present enrolled in in
struction schools at the airports
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THERE is the sleek smartness of the thoroughbred about the latest addition to the
Dodge Brothers Senior Six line. Prom the roomy and comfortable rumble seat to
the ch rome-plated radiator this new sport roadster indicates beauty of line and satis
fying performance. Two spare wire wheels with tires mounted on the front fenders and
a trunk rack are standard equipment.
ure of congress to catse for west
ern road needs.
The bill was simultaneously in
troduced in both Houses by Sen
ator Tasker L. Oddie (R. Nev.)
and Representative Don B. Colton
(R. Utah),' who are optimistic
over the outlook for its speedy
An identical measure was pas
sed during the first session of the
present congress, but it was ve
toed by President Coolidge. The
senate. Toted to override the presi
dential veto, but the house failed
to 'sustain this action.
The A. A. A. pointed out that
non-taxable lands comprise the
larger part of eleven western
states and this has seriously inter
fered with road building in this
progressive section of the United
Purple Snow Seen
In Yosemite Park
YOSEMITE. Dec. 29. Believe
it of not. purple snow has been
seen in Yosemite valley. Not ac
tually snow of that color, but turn
ed so when the sun sets behind
El Captain rock in the late after
noon. Every afternoon, as the sun be
gins to dip behind the high Sier
ras, a brillian shaft of color makes
35 1H WILL
Representatives from 35 na
tions will attend the New York
Automobile show to be held under
the auspices of the National Au
tomobile chamber of commerce at
the Grand Central palace. New
York, January 5-12, 1929.
Monday, January 7. has been
designated as International Day in
honor of the visitors. This will
take the form of a trade confer
ence at the automobile chamber
offices, according to the announce
ment of John N. Willys, chairman
of the export committee, speaking
before the directors' meeting of
that body thl3 week. The "Bene
fits of Teamwork among Dealers,"
"Financing Retail Sales' and
"Profitable Used Car Selling" will
be among the main topics of dis
cussion. "The growing friendship of au
tomotive groups in all lands is
emphasized by this conference,"
taid Mr. Willys. "We are com
ing to realize increasingly that the
major task of the motor industry
is to stimulate the use of motor
transportation, to reduce the cost
its wav across th skv rastin? A
beauftful reflection on the snow-l of transportation to the customer
from abroad who are coming to
the event are Henri Cezanne, gen
eral manager of the French Au
tomobile Manufacturers associa
tion and of the International As
sociatlon of Automobile Manufac
turers. Dr. Allmers, president of
the German Automobile Manufac
turers association and Alfred
Hacking, general' manager of the
Society of Motor Manufacturers
and Traders of Great Britain.
The export committee of the
National Automobile chamber of
commerce which is organizing this
event is composed of the follow
ing: John N. Willys, chairman,
B. C. Judd, Rufus S. Cole, J. S.
Draper, J. E. Fields. R. G. Hud
son, J. D. Mooney, Jay Rathbun,
Donald T. Stanton, Howard S.
Welch and George F. Bauer, secretary.
HAVANA (A P) Establish
ment of automatic traffic signals
in Havana is being considered by
a specially appointed committee to
represent the interior department
which is planning transferring
traffic policemen from main
streets to other lines of duty.
covered Ht. Starr King and Half! and to Promote the world-wide
einpiuyiueui ui iuo auioiuuuue as
a general utility. As these aims
are progressively achieved the
STOCKHOLM (Af) Stock
holm cabmen this year are mark
ing the 40t0h anniversary of their
business. The first hacks were put
In service as early as 1528.
markets for all types of motor
transportation will increase and
benefit all manufacturers, regard
less of nationality."
Among the leading citizens
An engine with clean water
channels is less- likely to give
trouble from freezing. A thor
ough flushing with washing soda
will take out much of the rust
Official stations of the Oregon
Motor association are located in
98 towns and cities throughout
ri ve this
in traffic, on the hills,
on the straightaway-
compare its power and swiftness then
you'll know why it is scoring the most
sensational success in fine car history!
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Drive this new Buick! Know
the exhilaration it ?lone tan
give! Experience at first hand the
performance which has made it
the outstanding favorite of fine
car buyers everywhere!
Larger bore, longer stroke, im
proved carburetion a general
enlargement and refinement of
the entire Buick operating
assembly all combine to pro
vide matchless performance a
bottomless reservoir of energy
for every driving need!
Never before such beauty ; ; . lux
ury . . . comfort . . . never such
amazing performance ... and
never such sweeping success!
BILL TO PROVIDE
WASHINGTON. D. C. Dec. 29.
The Colton-Oddle bill, which
would provide f3.500.000 for
each of three years to build roads
through the public-land states of
the west, has again been thrown
into the congressional hopper and
ill have the united support of
This .statement was Issued to
iiy by the American -Automobile
sHoclation, which has conslstent-
. supported this measure, and
viewed with alarm the fail-,.
VTith Msstwrpitc Bdies by Fisher
388 N. Commercial Telephone 220
WHEN BETTER AUTOMOBILES ARE BUILT ; ; ; BUICK WILL BUILD (THEM
With advance reports from au
tomobile manufacturing centers
indicating a contemplated new
high record production for 1929,
it is rumored that, among the in
novations scheduled for next year,
is an entirely new car to be man
ufactured by one of the oldest
companies in the industry.
The name Roosevelt, it is un
derstood, has been decided upon
for the new car after a period of
consideration lasting nearly an
entire year. The popular American
ideals for which it stands were
said to be the factors leading up
to the selection of the name which.
of course, conveys an impression
of unmistakable importance to
the public. j
It is "believed that the new car!
will not be introduced at the forth
coming 1929 automobile shows,
but that its presentation will be
withheld until early spring in or
der to give its producer an oppor
tunity to incorporate in it a num
ber of new and outstanding engi
neering and manufacturing advan
ces. The name of its manufac
turer, however, probably will be
made known before the time of
the actual appearance of the car.
Rumor also has it that the new
Roosevelt will sell for less than
51,000 at the factory at which it
will be produced. Statements
from authoritative sources lead to
the impression that it will be
available to buyers throughout
the country in approximately
In 1633 salt was exported from
Virginia to Massachusetts.
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WATCH THIS NEWSPAPER JANUARY 13, 1929
FOR PRICE ANNOUNCEMENT
LOGGERS & CONTRACTORS MACHINERY CO.
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Today you can sec the most sensational auto
mobile ever introduced The Outstanding
Chevrolet of Chevrolet History, a Six in the
price range of the four!
Today, this amazing new automobile is on dis
play in 'our showrooms and we cordially in
vite you to come in for a personal inspection !
When you lift the hood and see the new six
cylinder valve-in-head engine you will realize
that a new era has dawned for the buyers of
low-priced automobiles. Representing four
years development and testing, this new power
plant is a marvel of advanced design. At every
speed it operates with that delightful smooth
ness which everyone demands today in a
modern automobile. It develops approxi
mately 32 more power than any previous
Chevrolet engine. It displays sensationally
greater speed and faster acceleration. And yet,
despite this brilliantly improved performance,
it maintains Chevrolet's worldwide reputation
for economical transportation by delivering
better than an average of twenty miles to the
gallon of gasoline!
Great Array of New Features
Matching this spectacular advance in perform
ance is the greatest array of new features Chev
rolet has ever announced.
The big, new four-wheel brakes are exceedingly
quiet in operation. The new two-beam head
lamps with foot control dimming device were
never before available in Chevrolet's price class.
And so on throughout the entire chassis, you
will find feature after feature previously de
manded in the finest of automobiles and now
offered on the Outstanding Chevrolet in keep
ing with Chevrolet's policy of constant progress
Distinctive New Beauty
But, however impressed you may be by the
mechanical superiority of the Outstanding
Chevrolet, your admiration will reach even
greater heights when you study the car's
the marvelous new Fisher bodies represent
a masterful example of artistic coachwork.
Never have beauty, comfort, convenience and
staunch construction been more skillfully
combined in the bodies of any automobile!
So we urge you to come in today and inspect
this outstanding new car.
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Partial List of Outstanding Features
TIi ROADSTER... $525
TK COUPS-.. $595
The SEDAN... '675
All prices f. o. b. Flint, Michigan
SEDAN DELIVERY $595
LIGHT DELIVERY $
I H TON CHASSIS.
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New la-cylinder motor, vmlve-in-
head type, fully enckwed.
New automatic lubrication of
rocker arm mechanism.
New fabric camahaft gear.
New heavier crankshaft statically
and dynamically balanced.
New re-inforced piston pin.
New hot-spot manifold.
New AC gasoline pump with filter
replacing vacuum tank.
New type AC air cleaner.
New type thermostat cooling sys
New water temperature indicator
New two-beam headlamps with
foot button control.
New parking lights inside head
New prismatic headlamp lenses.
New theft-proof Elcctrolock.
New semi-automatic spark controL
New waterproof spark coil located
New self-adjusting, singt plara,
dry disc clutch.
New smooth sliding 3-speed trans
mission with vanadium steel gears.
New solid shaft type steering
New flat type, slender rim steering
wheel with large horn button la
New and more efficient muffling
New and more complete Alemlta
New rubber-on-steel pedal en
closures. New larger gasoline tank at rear
1 1 -gallon capacity.
New, smaller, smarter wheels with
full balloon tires.
Come in and see these Beautiful New Cars on display in our showrooms
las Hay Chevrolet' Co.
430 N. Commercial
Columbia Garage, Mt. Angel.
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Hardy Chevrolet Co., Woodburn
Halladay's Garage, Monmouth
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F. C. Brown, Falls City
Hollis B. Smith, Dallas
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