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The Capital Journal, Salem, Oregon.
General Interest toPonlA of Wiiimff Vaiiv
Result of Lengthy
, Buick line tor 19211. not the
The striking thing
Sfu design, the beautiful fin
gmceiu . tmDr0Ved ap-
season opened, a
- .ho renerai imimi""
Zet of the Bulck. Bather, It
mechanical excellence of the
I, the mecna TO)1ann ,ocal
. .,t,.,atiaTn wan created
wave oi euiu-" --
among buyers over the new body
lines As the months passed, and
Ire and more Bulck cars have
Le Into the hands of owners,
this enthusiasm has become a per
manent thing and along with It,
there has grown the realization of
what a wonderful machine the
Mw Bulck is proving 10 u.
i of Bulck engineers In building
Bulck ears of unusual value
value that Is brought home with
ever-increasing emphasis the long
er the cars are run.
"Bulck mechanical excellence
has not just happened. It has
taken twenty years to develop the
Bulck chassis to its present high
state of efficiency through the
proper design and co-ordination of
the various mechanical units.
Great emphasis has been laid on
the design and manufacture of
each part, but always with the
balance and proportion of the car
as a whole, in mind.
"The smallest details of con
struction have received thorough
"Pareful buyers interested ,ii.enuon, resulting in the thor-
jolely in imu - j
selecting Buick not so much fon "And this result has been ob
its distinctive beauty as for itsjtalned through the correct rela
.n.,nri mechanical excellence. Of ; tlon between power and load, corn-
course, they want comfortable and fort and safety, performance and
pleasant transportation, out, more , immunity
Motorcycle To Serve
As Emergency Engine
especially, they want aepenaaDie
transportation, the kind that only
a well-engineered car can deliver.
"Buick cars have always Deen
known for their long and consis
ts performance. And the cars
gf the present season are reflect
ing the even greater achievement
establish the Buick as an effi
cient machine. Admired for its
beauty, Buick carries with it that
greater essential mechanical ex-!
collence -by which it can be fa
vorably judged in the most criti-
cal manner by the buyer
striking when we consider that of
all the cars sold last year, 60 per
cent, or nearly two-thirds of the
number, were purchased by the
"Of course thts also includes
some suburbanites. But their
need is similar to that of the farm
er. They have the same problem
of getting to town and back. And
the motor car is solvine it in a wav
that is most efficient!
"There is no doubt that the use
fulness of automobiles to the farm
er is increasing. The experience
he has gained in the use of the
motor car has taught his countless
ways of extending its service in
his daily work.
"A great proportion of all the
cars purchased by farmers last
year were of the thousand dollar
type and under. This naturnllv in
dicates the opinion of the farmer
in regard to lighter weight cars,
for these are the type which work
the majority of last year's car
It Trues Crank Shafts
A hand-operated tool him hssn
linvftntar) trw t,,i.wr .
vr.iwiH uu auio- i
;mobile crank shafts.
Make Effort to
Ban on Motors
Hamilton, Bermuda, April 22.
Renewed efforts to enact a law
permitting the use of automobiles
in Bermuda have been made this
spring by members of the Bermu
These islands have held out thus
far against what is considered a
"dangerous Innovation" but there
is a strong party for rapid tran
sit. The chief opponents of automo
biles are American winter resi
dents and tourists. Mrs. Vincent
Astor, of New York, who has been
occupying a residence on Hamil
ton harbor for the last two sea
sons, sent a letter to the local
newspaper objecting to their in
troduction on the island.
As this colony has only a little
more than 19 square miles of area.
visitors do not regard motor trans
port as a necessity. Since the is- mission case Is very likely due to
land of Nantucket admitted auto- an excess of heavy grease. The
mobiles, this is about the only ci- case should never be more than
vilized place from which they are two-thirds full, and oil is the
proper lubricant, not grease. It
A humming tfoise in the trans-
mowers in front of it so that the
gearbox means faulty lubrication
about the running records, Prof.
Anderson said, is the fact that
Man O'War, a three-year-old, holds speedy "engine," equipped with eight extinguishers and with its crew
the record for all ages of thor
oughbred horses in a race.
Portland, Or., April 23. An
entire trainload of Oldsmobile
cars, over 100 automobiles in all,
will start west within a few days,
consigned to the Oldsmobile com-
Expert Says Develop
ment of Fast Ani
malsTo Be Slow In
Lexington, Ky., April 22. The
limit In speed of trotting and run
ning horses has almost been pany of Oregon, distributom of
reached, according to Prof. W. R. j the OldB car throughout Oregon
Anderson, of the animal husband-:and in the southern tier of coun
ry department of the Kentucky ties in Washington. This ship-
State College of Agriculture. Im- ment. the largest to be arranged
provement In the future will be for Oregon thus far this year and
much slower than at any time in I the flm ful, trainload of cars
to be sent to this district for
many months, is a striking an
swer to the sentiment expressed
by those who are not familiar
with the situation that the auto
mobile business is at low ebb and
that the saturation point is being
An a matter of fact a rust of
spring business has been reported
by automobile dealers all aiong
the row, and a shortage of new
cars is feared because of the fact
that the retailers, distributors
and even the factories have een
playing the cautious game and
are not now stocked up sufficient
ly to handle a strong spring de
mand. To arrange for the big ship
ment of Oldsmobile to Oregon Ed
Cohen, head of the Oldsmobile
company here, left for the st
a short time ago and is now at
the factory concluding the ar
rangements. The train should
rftart west during tne coming
week, according to word received
from him by Arnold Cohen here.
There will be between 25 and 30
carloads In the consignment,
which will mean well over 100
automobiles. All three models,
the eight, six and the new four
four will be included In the ship
ment, with a wide variety ef
Milwaukee is the first city in America to adopt a motorcycle
engine." At a recent fire the cvcle "entrine" was riven a test.
of two, reached the scene of the blaz long before the slow-moving ap
paratus. With the extinguishers the two firemen put out the fire,
which, had It been permitted to burn the few minutes before the ap
paratus arrived, might have caused considerably damage. Another
feature of the new "engine" is its ability to dash around corners and
rough narrow alleyways. It is always ready for use at a moment's
years passed, he said
Prof. Anderson has been making
a special study of record-holding
"Standard-bred" trotters and
"Thoroughbred" runners, an bas
ts Ms conclusions on a study of
records and histories of the ani
mals covering a period of more
than 50 years.
In 60 years, the record of three-
year-old trotters has been lowered
from 2.40 to 2.02, a reduction
of 3714 seconds. Prof. Anderson
finds. In 4S years the American
record of running horses, over a
ilstance of one mile, has been
lowered' from 1.42 to 1.34 4-5
reduction of six and four-fifths
"econds. Neither breed has failed
to make improvement during a
feneration, according to Prof. An
derson, and in some cases, im
provement has been so rapid that
otiy new records have been made
l the life of a single horse.
lie gradual improvement in the
fed of trotting horses, accord -to
Prof. Anderson, is shown
1 1914 the prediction was made
eletrly by the records of three-
Jetr-olds and the years they were!
e. mese are as follows:
1S60 Elvira IVhlluM. ta-
1874 Udy Stout, 2.29; 1883
Hnda Rose, 2.19; 1889 Ax
J..l4; 1892-Arlon. 2.10 ;
"to Colorado E., 2.04; 1914
PerVolo, 2.03 H; 1917 The
I1 W. 2 03, and 1920
leu Peter Voln wishiich .a
.r. V M race ord of 2.03
inat tha ni, . .
i . """ speed tor his age
a." Mned. but Miss Bertha
""'on equaled th j
I!".JTh.,!. Real Ladv cut one-half
ST' Three years later
rJLT?1- fu 'ter of Miss
Its pv?0, Placed the tlm at
there Anderson said that
Zlrf.,reaso,ls to believe that
h, l0n of brders to place
ear-old record at two
"Mtaj uy be reallled
C,''' Gre"' Stoughton A.
thTr Kreit "tallion, has play
JPorUnt part in the im-
ill Prf Averse!,. The
J" has produced 59 hones
Me. rmale recor, 'm
u ,1 "; nicn holds th
Value of Auto To
Farmer Proven by
Number Now Used
"The value of automobiles to
the farmer is proved by the num
ber he uses," says T. G. Delano, of
the Salem Automobile company.
"Authorities estimate that near
ly one-third of the number of au
tomobiles in the country are oper
ated by the farmers. Yet the farm
er by no means constitutes one
third of our population.
"This illustrates the utility of
the automobile where transporta
tion is of utmost importance. In
the city there are many methods
of transportation. On the farm the
automobile is rapidly being estab
lished as the only way to transport
oneself and one's goods with any
degree of efficiency.
"And this fact becomes more
SENATORS WON l!
THE LAST GAME
7 to 1
BY MAKING A HOME RUN, LEFTY MILLER WON
A 30x3 MICHELIN TIRE.
RED RING-SHAPED TUBES & TIRES win in Service
and Mileage, always winning Home Runs.
Adjustments Made Here.
Clark's Tire House
319 N. COMMERCIAL STREET
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mav K rtkl.l 1
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The Greatest Sport
When you're at the short-pants
age the greatest sport in the
world is sportin' in the old swim
run' hole, but when you're any
where from a few years older to
somewhere in middle age, it's
motorcycling, especially if your
mount is a
It takes you to unfrequented places yoo
aould not reach with motor mMt
transports you comfortably, speedily
elisbly, safely and economically.
You can troat ta HafVy Darvlatm. It
is afaaohrtdy worthy of your cooaidera
tion when tmjwag a saufaaiyde.
Wbrr act: eaaae in near aajd see tke new
You win fm
-The Cycle Mmm"
147 S. CommrciJ Street
Closing Out Federal
We are offering very liberal discounts
in closing out our Federal Tire Stock. This
is all fresh stock, in first-class condition,
Owing to the remarkable mileage we,
are getting out of Sound Tires, we are anx
ious to close out all other makes and sell
Sound Tires only.
Cor. Trade 6 High Sts.
WE will be pleased to Inspect your
battery at any time and as often
as Is necessary, free of charge.
Our service is the expert kind,
and our experience Is (always at your
disposal. Should repairs be necessary we
make them at a moderate charge.
Starting and Lighting: Battery
is the famous "giant that lives in a box
You have heard of this battery and its
unique features it's the original Unit
Seal Battery; extra powerful, easy to
care for and repair. Let us explain its
features to you.
Take advantage of our free service.
R. D. BARTON
171 South Commercial Street
Phone 1107 Salem, Oregon
The LURE of the
is in the blood of all of us the desire to travel
is latent in young and old a desire oftimes
The Motorcycle offers everyone an opportunity
to travel ; to visit interesting places, out-of-the-way
haunts, picturesque spots, or anywhere
one's inclination may dictate.
It is the most economical means of traveling;
quick, safe and comfortable.
If you have not been initiated in the joys of
motorcycling you have missed a great deal
investigate the INDIAN.
Standard Motorcycle of the World.
Ramsden & McMorran
387 COURT STREET
This Is More Than
a Sales Department
You can buy an automobile anywhere, even on the
sidewalk, but your satisfaction in the use of it depends
upon the ability of the one who sells it to you to help you
realize your expectations.
That takes more than a salse department. We in
vite you to inspect those extensive parts of our establish
ment that exist to function only after the sale is made.
Salem Automobile Co.
F. G. DELAKO A. I. EOFF
Republic and United States tires. Full line of accessories.