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title: 'Evening bulletin. (Honolulu [Oahu, Hawaii) 1895-1912, November 14, 1908, 3:30 EDITION, Page 10, Image 10',
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KVUNINO BULLETIN, HONOLULU, T. II, SATtUtDAY. NOV. H, 1008.
Chalmers -Detroit Doinas
Chalmers-Detroit " 30 " Cars Win 3 Races in One Day
' Saturday, Oct. 10, was a big day for the Chalmers-Detroit "30" Cars. ,
Our $1500 machines simply cleaned up things in three races.
At Long Island Motor Parkway
Two Chalmers-Detroit "30" Cars driven by Burns and Ainslee won first and second place
in the Jericho Sweepstakes, 150 miles, on the Long Island Motor Parkway. Both carsiapped
all other five entries. Averaged 48 miles per hour, fastest time ever made in a road race by
Came in 34 minutes ahead of the nearest competitor. Burns' time,. 3:02:36. Ainslee's time. 3.12:00.
wonderfully consistent, Burns never 'stopped during the entire race. Ainslee stopped once for gasoline.
The "Fotty" struck a dog in the fifth lap, damaging the radiator so that the car was withdrawn.
Showing of both cars
PTtHkQri:: 'Wti' X fytf .."?. jK'.v r
Side-Lights on the Great Victory
of the 4t30" at Long Island
T1IK splrncliil showing of the two ":(0s" in tho Jericho
Sweepstakes wiii tin1 most tnlked-of featuro of tho
lotor l'aikway laces. Everybody expect oil fast tinio on
the part of tho liijr, high-powered, exensivo earn. Hut to see
tho ":J0s" reel o(T lap after lap, without interruption, at an
average speed of -IS miles per hour, was n surprise. Officials,
uutoiuohile experts, and spectator", cheered tho two ears every
timo thoy paed the stand. The "00" certainly established
itself in popular favor.
The car which Ainslco drovo was not only a stock chassis
hut a Mock body. Jt did not even havo a racing body. It was
a tour-about taken out of stock from tho salesroom of our
Urooklyn dealers, limns Auto Company.
Ainslee, driver of tho Chalmers-Detroit "30", which won
second placo in tho Jericho Sweepstakes, had never driven or
even seen the "HO" car until the morning of the race, Deforo
ho Minted, Chief Kngineer Ut had to show him how to shift
the gears. In spito of his imfamiliuiity with tho car, ho did
not havo tho slightest trouble, and never stopped tho car except
once, for gusoline.
birimcr's work in the "Forty" was most creditable. Dp to
the iifth lap, when ho hit tho dog, ho made a splendid showing.
The accident, however, caused his radiator to leak badly, so
that it was necessary to withdraw tho car.
Tho threo Chalmers-Detroit teams, who drove our ears in
tho Parkway races, improved everyono" most favorably, and
won lots of apphuiM) by their business-liko work. ,iT 0110 ex
cept Lytic, tho veteran, compared with our boys iu coolness,
nervo or skill.
Ch aimers-Detroit "30'
Victories to Date
June 27 Detroit Sealed Bonnet Bun.
Aug. 14 Algonquin Hill Climb. Best
time in class.
Sept. 16-17 300-Mile Efficiency Test
Long Island. Perfect score.
Sept. 19-26 Kansas City Endurance
Bun, 820 miles. Perfect mechanical
Sept. 26 San Antonio Bace Meet.
Won Novelty Bace.
Oct. 1-2 Indianapolis Endurance
Bun. Perfect score.
Oct. 10 Jericho Sweepstakes, long
Island Motor Parkway. Won first
and second place, lapping all oth
er contestants, averaging 48
miles an hour for 150 miles.
Oct. 10 Narragansett Park Baces.
Won in its class.
Oct. 10 Bichmond, Va. Won 10
Oct. 11-12 Tacoma 508-Mile Non
stop Bun. Perfect score. Engine
ran 33 hours, stopped only be
cause schedule was finished.
1 68 "Forties" Sold
Think of it! One hundred and
sixty-eight (168) Chalmers-Detroit
"Forties" (1009 models) already
Only October 15th, and yet we
have reached the high water mark
of 168. Last year by October 15th
we had sold only three (3) 1908
models. Just think 165 ahead of
The figures will indicate the dif
ference between business conditions
of now and then. People now have
the money to buy a car at the price
of the "Forty," and they are baying
fast. Every day brings in five or six
Are you getting your share of the
"Forty" business? The "Forty" has
every advantage this year.
1 It was the first 1909 car an
nounced and delivered.
2 Its reputation makes it easy
3 Most talked of car in the
United States on account of
its wonderful string of rec
ords. 4 Its marvelous record for low
cost of upkeep.
5 Immediate delivery.
Another Perfect Score for
IX the Indianapolis Endurance Bun, Oct. 1st and 2nd, tho
Chalmers-Delioit ".'10," driven by .1. II. Stieknoy, miido
perfect score. Tlu eouro was about 2:15 miles, from In
dianapolis to French Lick and leturn.
. .Stiekuey's ear was the one with which ho made such an ex
cellent showing in tho !)20-milo Kansas City Endurance Dun
tho week before. It arrived in Indianapolis, by express, tho
night before the run started. Dnloadcd at tho station, it
was filled with gasoline and oil, driven up town, and turned
over to the custody of tho vaee committee. It started in tho
endurance run next day without any further attention.
After the run Stieknoy drovo the ear home to Detroit. It
will take part this week iu iM!00 mile Sealed Bonnet Xon-Stop
Dun at Cleveland.
At Narragansett Park
Chalmers-Detroit ''ISO" won race iu its class, defeating four
other cars. One of the other entries went through the. fence.
The Chalmers-net roit driver stopped to assist tho injured man,
while the other ears kept going. In spilo of this delay the
"DO" won easily.
At Richmond, Va., Races
Tho Chalmers-Detroit "ill)" won the Klmilo race easily.
All of these events go to provo that the Chalniers-Delroit
"!I0" is the best car on e.irth-tit anywhere near tho $1500 price.
The Associated Garage, Ltd.
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