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Thursday, June 23, 1927
factured at the Oakland factor;
Move of Automobile
where it was born a little more
Factory Effected With
out Loi, Of Production
pared so proper facilities might be the- ■! units, a big milling machine,
Addition of water is not general it likely to cause intestinal disor
provided to handle each unit. He wei ha 55 tons. The moving crews ly .squired, but if serious loss oc der if fed.
ascertained from the foreman n. pre er large machines to small ones, curs enough is required to put the
various production departments hat exp aining that the satisfaction of material back into its frcsn-cui con-
The story of how 375 huge ma- However^- as the demand for the each had sufficient stock on b nd see lg a big hole compensates for I dit n. It needs to be well tramped
chines, all of them weighing more “Chief of the Sixes” increased, to supply the assembly lines waile the effort involved in creating that to exclude the air so the silage
than 1000 pounds, were disconnect more and nXore space was required the move was in progress. .From spa«.
. . 1 does not became mouldy or slick.
ed, hauled almost a mile to their for the machinery to manufacture the traffic department he obtained
“Today 375 machines uprooted Even spreading and packing are
new locations and reinstalled there it, as well as to meet Oakland's freight cars, a locomotive, and a from the Oakland factory are per essential to exclude air pockets
dear track from the Oakland fac forming their accustomed operations around which spoilage is likely to
without the slightest interruption growing demand.
of production has juât been re-! I “So thoroughly did Oakland and tory siding to the covered spur in he new Pontiac plant, and there occur.
ceived here by R. Hornbeck, man Pontiac production machinery fill within the Pontiac plant.
are hundreds of new ones, necessi
The packed material heats rapid*
ager of the Gilby Motor company, the factory that a. visitor would
“Three crews of six men each tati d by the vastly increased de- ly and remains hot for about two
the local Oakland-Pontiac dealer.
have thought it impossible to ex were appointed for the day shift ipai d for the ‘Chief of the Sires.’ weeks after the silo is filled, dur
This unusual feat was accom tricate a single p ece without shut and a like number for the night, Th< space they vacated will be fill ing which time some stockmen think
plished when the Pontiac Six pro ting down the entire plant, but Each man was instructed just what ed with new machinery for Oakland
duction machinery was removed scientific planning enabled engln- to do, so no time would be lost Six production.“
from the Oakland factory to the eers to carry out their task with- in duplicated motion when the ac
new $10,200,000 plant at Pontiac out interfering with the productlon tual move started. Tractors, hoists Vetch and Oat Mixture
and specially designed ‘dollies* on
Michigan. “This feat is merely an schedules of either car.
Gains Favor For Silage
other vivid illustration of the length
“When the date for the move which to trundle the huge ma
to which efficiency has been de was set*, A. A. Miller of the Maln- chines were ready far in advance.
The vetch and oat crop for sil-
veloped in the automotive industry,’» tenance department carefully plot
“When the signal to start was age is gaining favor in the vetch
ted every detail in advance. Special received an electrician cut the wires districts of western Oregon, and
“Until the completion of the new charts listing every machine and of the first machine scheduled to Weshington, says H. A. Schoth of
Measure No. 302 on the ballot for the special el
plant the Pontiac Six was manu-1 stating its specifications were pre- go. Then a pipefitter disconnected the Oregon experiment station.
ection to be held Jane 28 is a constitutional amend
water and oil lines of that unit,
The mixture is said to be partic
Almost before the wondering op- ularly adapted to summer silage
ment which provides that the 6 per cent limitation
erator could grasp what was go-
provision of the Oregon Constitution may apply
use, though it likewise makes a,
,ing on, his machine was jacked-up goed winter feed. It is
the Portland School district as it now applies to
onto the waiting dolly and towed , by many dairymen as
all other school districts throughout the state.
off by a tractor to the waiting ‘ eqt al of corn when it
is rightly I
flatcars. The first intimation some handled.
of the operators received that the |
move was under way was the sud-1 '.'he mixture is harvested for stl-
This measure affects no other district in Oregon
4en stopping of their machines in ag< at the hay stage, when the
the Portland School district and Portland
mid-operation as electricians snlpp-'.
in the lower pods while the oats
ed the wires.
residents will appreciate your support. VOTE 302
are in the medium to hard dough
“Loading of freight' cars went on (sta;e. Both crops are at about the
rapidly, with three crews working. i msxium yield at this time, and
The short haul to the new plant, use ally fresh and green throughout.
STANDARD OIL COMPANY OF
and re-installation of the machines Thi yield is from 10 to 15 tons
there, completed the job. This was of silage material per acre.
superintenden. Portland schools.
comparatively simple, due to ade
'rhe crop is best put into the
quate space and lighting, the pres
F. S. Pickering, chairman school board.
ence of facilities for handling the' silo while fresh and, not allowed
Mrs. W. R. Gabriel, state president of Oregon congress of par
heavy equipment. Removal from j to lie in the field after cutting, as'
ents and teachers.
the Oakland plant grew easier as I this practice causes loss of weight
Asher, representing central council of Daddies dubs
it progressed, for the crews opera
ted inward from the edges, con I ity In its best condition the ma-
stantly gaining space in which to I tei ial is heavy and needs sharp
j kn ves for cutting and plenty of
1 power for elevating it.
“Two days’ work proved
crews could keep well ahead of
schedule laid down for them,
¿he end of that time they
moved 11 carloads, totalling
tons, the amount of work prescrib
ed for 90 hours instead of 48.
“Included in the moving job
a rearrangement of machinery
the Oakland plant itself. One
Measure No. 302
flies, mosqu itoes,
washes &mofhs, etc.
THERE’S HEALTH IN
DUPLEX HOUSE for sale, ti__
three-roomed apartments, $1900,
any - reasonable terms. Inquire hotel
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FOR SALE OR TRADE—for small!*
house or lot close in—one acre on'
Second avenue. Inquire 542 Third
CAMPING OUTFIT—and doghouse
for sale, cheap. Inquire of May
Meyer at the Bank of Vernonia.
Starting Monday, June 27, we will make
regular daily deliveries of PASTEURIZED
MILK. Be sure that your kiddies will be
drinking the best milk that can be bought.
NO ADVANCE IN PRICES
Make Arrangements now by Phoning MAIN
Davidson’s Ice & Creamery Company
FOR SALE, CHEAP—Two lotsand
small housa, corner of Second
ave., and Cougar streets. Write J.
A. Whitsell, Westfir, Oregon. 444*
How Are Your
FOR SALE OR EXCHANGE—Suc
cessful boarding house of 12
rooms. Old established business. Can
be kept full all the time. Excellent
location. Will take 4 or 5-room
house as part payment. Selling on
account of ill health. Apply of Mrs.
Webster at 641 First street, Ver
The Central Garage has instaled an up-
to-date, hydradic brak ‘-testing machine.
It will prove a real pleasure to
FOR SALE—Two houses, one 4-
room and one 2-room, along rail
road track below Rose ave. in Ver
nonia. Address H. L. Westerman,
Adjusting for 50c per
ONE 4-ROOM modern house, one
block from bridge on Third, $20
per month. E. S. Cleveland. 461*
outfit a bedroom in your home
from the splendid showing of pieces to be found here.
Many items are less than the regular price during this •
month. A 20% discount given for 30 days on discon
Used school books bought.—Ver
nonia Variety Store.
WANTED—Position on ranch for
large strong boy to work during
vacation for room and board. In
quire at Eagle office
FINNEY OF THE FORCE
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