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About The Oregon statesman. (Salem, Or.) 1916-1980 | View Entire Issue (March 10, 1929)
ITie New OREGON STATESMAN. Sal?m. Oregon. Sunday Morning:, March 10, 1929
Bridge to Be Opened to Traffic in March
New Demands Now Added to
Necessity of Operating
f Wot the first 20 years of the au
tomotive Industry, the buying pub
lic wag chiefly concerned with se
lecting cars that would run. Stress
was laid on machinery. Operating
efficiency Is as Important a factor
today as it was in 1910, but new
standards must be attained by the
manufacturer who seeks wide pub
Through the extensive dealer
organization f " the Willys-Over
land company, we were quick to
. pense an insistent public demand
for style and beauty; a demand
that injected the fashion note in
to an Industry which for many
years had virtually Ignored fash
Ion. I am disclosing no trade se
cret when , I say that the manage
ment of the company immediately
set about acquiring for its engin
eering staff the one man we con
sidered the leading stylist of mo
tor cars, Mr. Amos Northup. His
conception of motor car artistry is
reflected In the lt29 lines of
Whippet fours and sixes, which
already have received nationwide
public acclaim, and in the 1929
lines of Willys-Knights, which
nade their first public appearance
at the New York automobile show.
Spaciousness .and comfort have
mounted In importance from the
viewpoint of the buying public as
a natural consequence of good
roads and motor car reliability.
Modern American families think
hbthing of driving 3t)0!mi!es a day
in the family car, whereas the fam
ily of 1900 considered a 25 mile
journey In the light of an event.
Hence the 19 29 automobile must
have room for the babies and the
baggage, and It must be so replete
with easy-riding qualities that
long tours may be taken without
undue fatigue. -
The time has not yet arrived
when the motor car buyer can
take operating . efficiency for
granted. Some cars are much bet
ter, mechanically, than others.
Careful buyers will select their
purchases in any given price group
only after the closest comparison
of the respective mechanical ad
vantages offered by the different
manufacturers. Motors, brakes,
Etearing gears, rear axles, trans
missions, spring suspension. Igni
tion systems, starter and light
controls, and other highly essen
tial mechanical features of auto
mobiles are varied. And they ait
toi yet equally satisfactory.
Style, room, :idin? oriifo-t.'an:
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Marlon another great " engU
neerixtff achievement, the San
Francisco Bay Toll Bridge will
toon be opened to th public,
This bridge links Northern and
Central California via lit. Eden
and San Mateo.
The map illustrates the terri
tory to be directly benefited.
Note the distance which this
bridge saves the motorist in
circling San Francisco Bay. The
occupants of a new Chevrolet
Six are getting a closeop view
of the structure just before its
mechanical excellence are the
points by which the 1929 motor
car is being Judged; together with
the responsibility of the manufac
turer and the size and reputation
of the dealer organisation behind
, iWUIjfsrP.v.ej-Jand company tfc44
e'ndeadred.rin its 1929 creations,
to give the public what it wants.
The response already recorded in
dicates that our production plans
for a yastly augmented output
during the forthcoming year are
based on an accurate estimate of
the motoring public's present
tastes and desires.
INTRODUCES NEW CABRIOLET
ijipularlty oft the! four passen
ger convertible Cabriolet Is reflect
ed In the Introduction of these
smart body types on the Studebak
er President Eight and Command
er Six and Eight chassis.
SAFETY GIVEN DRIVER
Non-shatterable safety glass is
standard equipment In the wind
shield of the new Studebaker
President eight and commander
six and eight models.
Where to put the luggage is no
problem for drivers of Studebak-
er's new President eight brougham
which carries a roomy trunk fit
ted with three cases.
H IN SIGHT
"Don't Forget Independent
Dealer, Then," Urges
right of the independent dealer toUH1 Dfir Fat
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OH a Fork" in
grow and make a reasonable profit
further declarcc that "he (the in
dependent), more than any other
factor is your safeguard against
a possible monopoly."
This appeal to motorists was GLACIER PARK. Mont. Park
he second announcemen officially rangers are kept busy during the
issued by Richfield in connection 'winter months maintaining the
with the Pacific coast "gas war"! "bread line" for mountain sheep
and followed closely the first state- and deer in Glacier National park.
In anticipation of the cessation
of gasoline price cutting on the;
Pacific coast, and accepting the
curren prediction that the "fuel
war" will soon be over, the Rich
field Oil company has Just Issued
a formal appeal to motorists on
behalf of the Independent dealer
Denying responsibility for what
it terms "the present absurd and
uneconomic price war," the Rich
field statement, entitled "Don't
Forget Him Then" makes this plea
for the Independent.
"When the price of gasoline le
restored to a sane level by those
companies responsible for the pre.
sent price situation . . . don't for
get this man who Is now serving
you at an ' actual . loss on every
gallon. . . the Independent dealer."
- The statement, emphasizing the
The wild deer become quite tame
when hungry. They even eat "off
a pitch fork."
ment In which it w&e promised
that the company, while not In
sympathy with the "war," would
meet all existing prices without
" "J reminded newspaper representa-
Vl lta tlTM that ,t has been com
urncials of the Richfield com- panye stated policy for many
pany, elaborating on these state- years o give independent dealers
ments in comments for the press, the maximum of support.
These animals 'on Uncle Sam's
preserve are regularly fed at dif
ferent stations in the park whil9
the sno wis too deep for them to
rustle their own natural feed. Be
sides the rangers are kept quit
busy fighting off the coyot3s which
attack the deer and sheep particularly.
EIGHTS HOLD REOHUXS
A majority of the worM spcef
records set by automobiles wer
made with eight cylinder engines.
a recent summary reveals, cievrn
of the 16 world records held by
American cars were established h?
Studebaker's President straight
We sold more than twice as many Willard Batteries
this February than in February, 1928. That is the
reason we have reduced prices at this time.
THROUGH INCREASED VOLUME AND NOT
"Electric Size at the Right Price
and Service that Satisfies
The Willard Battery Man
Corner Center and High Streets
F5:OM TO FOURTH 3
PLACE IN SIX MONTHS !
THE New Nash Twin Ignition motor has two
big aircraft spark plugs for each cylinder, in
stead of the ordinary single plug, as you can see
in the diagram.
Both pings fire simultaneously. The gas vapor is
ignited at two points instead of the usual one.
One effect is quicker combustion, which produces
more power, more speed, much faster acceleration.
Another result is mort uniform combustion,which
helps to create the very noticeable smoothness
and rhythm found in Nash motor performance.
' And still another result of Twin Ignition is mere
fjfidemt combustion, which prevents wasted fueL
With Twin Ignition, instead of single ignition,
higher compression is practical, and the same
- Nash motor produces 9 more horsepower, 5
miles u hour more speed, mud 2 extra mi Us from
every gallon of gasoline.
The Twin Ignition motor is one of the most im
portant improvements ever achieved in the devel
opment of the motor car . . : faster . peppier ...
- more' efficient in every way. Have you tried iff
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IMPORTANT 400 FEATCRES .VO OTITEI CVflT IlJiS TliEJfW
Twin-Ignition motor ' : HoadaiUe omd Lovefby shock' Saioa Bodies - Longer wheel bases
I2Aircraft-rype spHtiig ' Nash Special Design front
High compression . Aliimiow anV" 1 World's easiest scseriog Extermettlwarec-rome
New doable drop frame ' .7-bearjag CTanhshafc (MMi iiriyf: Electric clocks a pUted over nickel
One hire Salon senders Bijur ceotralraed chassis Ubricadoe Shon rarning radius Oearvisioafroot pillar posts
P. W: PETTYJOHN CO.
3fi5Norlh Cmnnerdal Street
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As Well Jb
If you could see how
the dust and dirt your
garments can absorb
in say three months
you would have them
cleaned more often.
We call and deliver
We Call and Deliver
WE AHuE PILEASEDD
THAT WE HAVE BEEN
IN THIS TERRITORY FOR THE
.Mt Condnnd iarvesteir
The HOLT COMBINED HARVESTER has always been adaptable to "CAT
ERPILLAR" power, and the combination of sales and service under one
dealer will work to the decided advantage of present and future owners of
Loggers and Contractors Machinery Co.
"Caterpillar" Tractor and Holt Combined Harvester
345 EAST MADISON
Jy LL Ml Lk
You are invited to
participate. . .
RANT DEALERS everywhere
invite you to Thrilling Demonstra
tions and Beautiful Displays
See the DURANT SIX See the DURANT FOUR
JMarch ) tO l6 Out-spted & Out-puUall other Out-climb all other Fours &
Low-priced Six-cylinder cars many Sixes, except the Duron i Six
TAKE a demonstration. Then choose any five competitive
Sixes . . absolutely no exceptions! . . and compare the amaz
ing performance of the Durant Six with their performances.
Be Our QUest rrTUNE in on the coast-wide American
Broadcast program direct from the "Western DurantJFactpry
..Monday Night, March 11, 8:00 to 9:00 p.m., Pacific Stand
ard Time. A splendid program of entertainment awaits you.
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