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' EVENING lUlLLETlN, HONOLULU. T. II.. THURSDAY. DEC. 24, 1908. '
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Miles In 1QQ Ryjsj
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A CHALMERS-DETROIT V30," 1909 MODEL DID IT; 208
MILES A DAY FOR 100 CONSECUTIVE DAYS NO OTH
ER AUTOMOBILE EVER RAN AS FAR IN THE SAME
LENGTH OF TIME IT IS A WORLD'S RECORD.
On Sunday, Aug. 0, 1008, we assigned to one of our
1909 model "30s" the stupendous task of (joinp; 200 miles
aday for 100 consecutive days four round trips daily be
tween the Pontchartrain Hotel, Detroit, and the Hodges
House, Pontiac an exact distance of ?08 miles a day.
' There wer6 many who said the task was- too big1.
They did tot know the car that had undertaken tho
0U CAN PUT IT DOWN ns a general rule that whenever any
one begins to "knock another there is a reason for it. Don't
forget this, and whenever you hear any one "knocking" some
thinir. whether it is our automobile or somebody's sewing ma-
remember that there is some reason for it. '
We have tried to get together all of the reasons why oar competitors
rave been "knocking" us. There an ten reasons why they, are particu
laily "sore" at us.
FIRS! We were the first to re luce the price so that a real motor
car could be bought at a fair price.
SECOND. We were the first to announce our line for 1909, which
necessarily held up the sale at the ead of the season of other unsold 1908
THIRD. We had the choice of t'ae best dealers in this country. Out
cf a total of 4500 dealers in the United States, 2611 applied for the
agency of our cars. We closed with 103 only of the very best. The
others nic naturally disappointed.
FOURTH. Wc sold our entire output of 3000 cars in less than six
rirTH. We were just about fivs years in advance in producing our
Thirty for $1500, and it naturally meant a quick shift for other makers
to get their factories down to a basis where they could hope to come1 any
where near producing a real motor cir at such a price. We can there
foie fairly, say that our action in prolucing this car has brought about an
unlocked-tor revolution among most automobile makers. '
SIXTH. Wc have been teaching the buying public that $1500 is all
thev should pay for a car of flic power of our Thirty, and we have gone
fuilhcr and taught them that $2750 is all they ought, to pay for any
Rutomobile, unless they want to own one of four or five particularly
SEVENTH. If wc had not produced our Thirty for $1500, some Com
names would still be trying to sell their two-cylinder call and their Aim
sih constructed four-cylinder cars at prices rangine from $1250 to
S25C0 Wc have forced these Companies to change their plans when
they were not expecting to do it.
EIOHTH. We have won so many victories, with both our Thirty
and Forty, that there is bound to b: more or less feeling, or, we might
sav, jealousy among other dealers on that account.
NINTH. Our line of advertising- has been snch that we have pre
vented others from selling their cars until our cars could be seen, and
of course that has held up sales for other dealers a big reason for feel
ing "sore" at us.
TENTH. We have done that which others said was impossible
have produced a high-grade, "classv" car at the average man's price
and wc did it so thoroughly and quietly that they didn't know about it
until wc were ready to make deliveries.
Detroit, Mich., U. S. A.,
December 7, 1908.
Sales Manager's Office.
Messrs. E. 0. Hall & Son, '
Cor. Fort and King Sts ,
I . . .. Honolulu, T. H.'
In reply to your letter of Novem
ber 23rd, Mr. E. R. Thomas is still
very much interested in our concern.
He is a member of the board of di
rectors, and still has a large interest '
in the concern. When Mr. Hugh
Chalmers bought a certain amount of
Mr. Thomas' stock he became presi
dent of this concern. Mr. Chalmers
was Vice-President and General Man
ager of the National Cash Register
Company for a number of years, and
on account of being so well known
he was nude President of the E. R.
' Thomas-Detroit Company, and conse
i ouently the name was changed, and -I
the car named after Mr. Chalmers on
i account of his standing throughout
the country, This was positively the
only change that was made in the
organization, except such changes as
Mr. Chalmers made to improve the
organization. The Chalmers-Detroit
Forty of today is the same car that
has been built for the last two years,
and which was called the Thomas
' LEE COUNSELMAN,
IC-H Sales Manager.
E R F 0 R M A N C E is the test of mechanical
- The Den ormances of our "30" car nrove con
clusively the excellence of the distinctive mechanical fea
tures of our cars, suoh as the casting of the motor, clutch,
and transmission into n single unit; the en bloc casting of
the cylinders; the constant level splash lubricating ss
tern; the two-bearing cranklshaft, and the body suspended
between the axles on a loAg wheel-base.
, . WHY TAKE A CHANGE?-
i If you were having yourlifc insured, would you take
out a policy in a company that had not already proved its
Would you put money in a bank that had not proved it
was sound ?
t When you buy clothes, da you buy of a tailor who has
not demonstrated that he can make good clothes?
. In all your dealings, do you not favor the man who can
prove that he has made good? "
Then don't take a chance on an automobile. -
What is the use of taking a chance when you can in
vest your money in one that has already proved itself? '
The CHALMERS-DETROIT "30" has proved itself.
IT IS NOT AN EXPERIMENT 857 USERS KNOW
I THAT IT IS NOT.
The production of a 81,500 car was not an after
thought with us. Itj was not forced upon uby competition.
'It is not a last year's higher-priced model cut down to meet
this year's demands for a lower-priced car.
i Ahy unprejudiced engineer will tell you that in point
of construction it is far and away ahead of any other car
on the market selling at anywhere near its price. While
we admit there are other good cars on the market wc
don't claim to make the only good car yet we know that
. our car is of higher grade construction than any other
i n Then again, with the Chalmers "30" you don't have
to experiment. Until cars have run on the road and have
been given every test, and until a sufficient number of cars
are delivered, the manufacturer himself does not know for
certain what troubles -are likely to come up.
We are past all the trouble stages, having given our
cars every test that can possibly be given to them. We
know they are right, and we will stand back of them.
We believe that any one of tho 857 Thirties we have
already delivered would go this same 20,800 miles in 100
i days just as this "Pontiac car" did.
The Chalmers-Detroit "30," 1909 model, has been put
to the test by 857 jieonle and it bos made good.
Then why take a chance on a 1909 car that has not yet
thoroughly proved itself?
"THE ONLY MAN WHO DOESN'T PRAISE THE CHALMERS "30" IS A MAN WHO DOESN'T OWN ONE."
( - -r , -",Aiu.JU!i Wt .,
Prominent Official Taiks
On Territorial Aid
: To Companies
' "It tents nioii! to go mound tlio
Jslund of II iwull than 11 docs to tniiko
n trip from heio to Now York."
Tho nboio Btntenient was iniulo by
ii iiioniliiont ollh.lul i Ma morning
whuu the multir of Tcuitnilul nid
to uillioads, us pioposed In tho uinend
nipntu of (Jniciiiur I'h ii. was illfecuso
oil. The s'lpjkrr dwelt tin the emit
pious (ost iiilcudant to till trawling
today In tlietu Islands, uiul K.ilil that
Uio Gownicn'h iiinoniliiient would mi
iloublodly mean eoiiHldeijIile progress
in tho deovlopinonl of the tountiy,
"I, of couifco, do not l.now what tho
Governor hud In mind when he pio
Jiofcil tills uinqnilinrnt," a!d thu olli
clal, "hiri. It Yr 1 1 In 1 V peeiim to inu
ilnit thu lorcil i . i liiaion Ik that hu
wanted lo miovIiIu thu licit and only
niMinn of nlfui'iiially opi'iiiug up thu
iinuutry to Bcttlerb 'Ilia d.iu of tho
Jionccrs uro iutt, join ItoiiieatutiU'r
ijhI ecttloi of toituy dui-un t i.uu to ku
nut and h m Bpaio lot hU hunm out
,of tho wJIdciiii'SH with nn ni. ho
iW.n't looMni; for u chain to build
)Ih own louls and pioWdu his own
'transportation, and this la tho ciy
matter. It seems to me, that the Gov-
lindr Is tiluc to provide for.
"Tho transportation difficulties in
theso Islands tod.iy are the greatest I
illluciiklps In thu way of securing
tattlers and homesteaders. Aa 1 1
linvo bald, It rostH more to go nround '
tho Inland of Hawaii than It doeH to
rn f umi heia In New York. A buggy
ild from HMu to the next town, costs
(HO, and tho 'ordinary settler isn't
afford to pay this, nor can he very
well afford to farm In a district
where thu transportation facilities
ui ii bo hud,
"With tho railroads spending their
surplus In extension of tho systems
InsfejcPnf pajlng It all out In Inter
tKt, there Is bound to be, sooner or
later, a big boom and a greater de-
! mund for the public lands of the Ter
ritory The, rullronil must furnish n
'means to nach the market, and It
I must build Its way Into a country
I (list. I think that amendment will
pioyo a good thing for the Territory."
I J JLL
IRAN AMUCK AMID
Judge Do Holt this morning hand
id down a didslou In the suit of L.
U, MiCandless foi restitution of n
tincC of land by C, r. Peterson. JPue
decision of tho Court was In faor of
McCandloss. Tho defendant's con
tention was that proper demand foi
lint on tho day duo was not made on
the demlbid prcinlscs, lelylng on a
Mile of common law. In giving the
ikclstoii, Do Holt stated that. In his
opinion, tho rule was obsolete, and
unicuHonublH und not applicable In
Bulletin Business Office Phone 258.
Bulletin Editorial Room Phone 185.
Police Are Defied
Chinese With ,
Ten Yorig, a supposedly Insane Chi
nese, last night ran amuck amid the
shrines and Images of tho Wo On So
ciety house on Kukul street, uf(er
havlng"frlghtened' the "neighbors al
most out of their wits, lie was armed
with a knlfo, und the police had some
difficulty In securing him.
According to some women In tho
neighborhood. Ten Yong has for-omo
time past Icon In the habit of flour
ishing weapons against them, telling
them on tarIous occasions that ho
would glVo them Just Ave minutes
more to live. .Yesterday ho chased
about with a huge cano knife, arid
finally took possession of tho society
house, where he spent some exhlll-
7 ii When they arrived Ten Yongwas
still beltignent, but !ane, who Is one
of the most experienced and fearless
men of the foVcc, managed to stienk
lp behind him, plnl'onlug his arms
tbefore he had a chance to una Ills
Yong is now being held at the po
lice station until an examination inn
be made of him by Dr. Knicrson.
BALCH MAY DISPOSE
OF WIRELESS STOCK
'1 -. 1 ji
The count In tho Whitney & Mnrsh
Doll Contest at 3 p. in. today was
as follows: Mmjorjo Oullil, C223;
Hetty Steere, 4104; I.lllo Kawunann-
rating moments brandishing his knife kon, 4012; lleatrlco I.ucis, 1831; i:i.
and slashing ut tho furniture, calling ma Tnrleton, 1C21; Elsie Auld, 1244;
out threats all the whllo. Ululda Uutld, CC0; Kiithcrlne Heimei-,
Tho police were notified, and Offl- 307. There were no utliet iluinges
ccr Nawnhl was sent to tho scene. from jesterdny's voto.
Tho moment he entered the celestial m
made for; him with his knlfo. crying ONLY CONVEYANCE AT HAND,
that the first man who entered would Mttlo Uia "f wonder why Wushliig
be killed. Nawahl bent for usslstancqton look n hoik ut-tho cherry Ireo?"
nnd Lieutenant Dick Lano and aiiuth- Little Hob "I reckon thcro wnsn't
cr officer were sent. ' uny tnxlcab In sight."
made among tho most powerful In the
world. If tho deal now peniflng falls
through, ho will retain Ills nfllcu at.
gencinl manager of tho company.
A. A. lsbell, wireless expert of the
company, sailed, for Sail Tumi'Isco on
tho LurMno last trip. It Is geiii'iatl
understood that ho is ready to return
and tnko pp tho miinagoiucnt of llin
company should Hulch dlspoho nt his
Hclnrlch von Holt hus been noml
liatcd as n trustee of tho James Camp
hell estate, to succeed Mis. CumpbolM
Parker. The beneficiaries of the cs
tuto nuked' that Hubert Shingle hu up
pointed In this place, but u dlsinn-
tinu.iiKo was filed .In the matter of
theii Hi nt petition this morning.
Radical Changei Possible
In Control' of
If a deal now ponding goes through
there will bo a material chango In tho
i nutrolnf tho Wrcss Telognip'i li'
my llefopl very long, hjcgotlntloim
ifrf ilow uiul!'- n which, 1 rcnsuni
iialeil, v III-eH'ilf in tho tianfc of
tin- IntciosO rr .1. A. Balcl. is Horry.
1ho wholo nff.i'4' Is. as jet, inoro or
iri In tho till', but thoso wh" mo in
touch with affairs bcllovo thai It will
bo settled befori jeiy long If sucli
bo tho case, thoro will probably ho n
chungo In innnagcii.out, A. A lsbell
returning fiom tho mainland and tak
ing tho position of gcnornl mauagor.
In that caso, Ualch will go (o tho Pa
cific coast nnd resume tho rirnct!ci of
his profession, that of mining engineer.
Hatch owns extensive Interests In
tho Wireless Telegraph Company, con
trolly 1800 hhnrus out of the total 5000
Ho has been tlio moving spirit In tho
company and him Imd practically rum
pleto control ot tho ttctuiil manage
Under his supervision, many Import
ant changes huo been nuidu in tho
oiiiliniiiit of thu company. High pow- lll.iuk books of all
cr iipparalus bus been InRtulkid, and etc., mnniifuctuioil by
mo company's Blatlons linvo beeuriibllshlug Company.
PUSHED fo IT.
lilts (lotrox "Tlio count wns awful
ly euilminiBHOil when ho imiposed to
Miss I"oormtm "Yes, ionr follow
Ho piobably pioposed bernuso h.
loiildu't afford to do othoiwlho."
Hojax "Is J nj smith what jou
would call n clejer man?"
p Tonidlx "Suro thing. Why, Ijo can
pick ui tin umbrella and walk uif w Ith
it Just ns If It belonged to him "
MUCH THE SAME.
"I.lttlo candles," quoted tho morallz
cr, "mo easily blown out."
"I.lttlo salailos mo similar, yet illf
ferent," injolucil tho denioi.illzei'
"They mo easily blown In,"
Goes On Without
"No confcicnco was hitld with mu
in with thu comuiitteo that I know
of legaidlng thn.umeuilmiiit of tho
Ou'iiule Ael."alil Clialiinan Atl.lu
miii of the Hepubllian Teiillorl.il
Committee. "Of louiso wo expect tho
Hepubllian platfoim picmlses to lie
curilcd out, but I bavo not seen tho
diaft ot any bill nnd don't Know nnj
tliliu; ot whut Is going on In Wash
ington except that I liae heard thu
bill eoiitaliilng (loeinor I'rear's sug
gtstious has been Introduced. I am
ery miiih opiiosi'd to somo of thu
fealmcs of Unit hill If thu local le
port of the. pioposed amendments lu
"It does sceni sirango," lomaike.l
the part) who seemed t ho Ihlnklug
"What seems stinnge?" ipieiled tho
Innocent h slander
"llhat lifter getting a man In hut
water u woman can't uiidi island 'why
(he Hbenild boll inci," explained tho
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