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Lets Talk Sense About Automobiles
ET'S talk (lie kind of talk both of us can understand. You want to know how good the cars ni ou want to know who designed them, you want to know the kind c l.-tiral that is in them: ou
want to know how this material is put together; how the car is made
You want to know whether the car will run; whether it wall hst for n Ions time under ha d conditions; whether it will take you nnjuhcic jou want to no and 1 ring jou back when joti want to
come; whether it will stand the strain you put upon it without continual repairs.
You can know whether the car yon arc considering is such a car only by what the car has nlrcady done. If it lnsn't done anything, you can't know.
Before you buy a car inquire whether it has done anything; Has it won any contests? Has it been assigned to any unusual tcstf
Hear in mind von nrc not buying personality when you buy a motor car. You aic buying a niacin"
Suppose an automobile company should organize with J. Picrpont Moigan, Andrew Carncigie, ThcoJoic Rcojcvclt and Ficsidcnt Eliot, of Hurvaid, on the lion 1 of diicctore.
sonalily for anybody.
Hut if the cars that company made had not been tried and tested you would not buy them. ,
Motor cais arc good, not because certain men have reputations, but men get reputations because thej make good motor cais.
There wo'ihl enough pel-
THE FAMOUS HILL CLIMBER.
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4 Cylinder, 40 II. P.
Selective Transmission. Thnken Roller Bearings
Floating Type Rear Axle.
aves a Thousand Dollars
A thousand to fifteen hundred dollars more won't get you n better car.
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ing ability, but all road service, under all conditions, and fur luxurious
appointments, the Kisses Kar is the equal of all, the superior of most.
Chalmers-Detroit Victories in 1908
Detroit Endurance Run, 450 Miles Perfect scores for thicc of our
Paltimore - Hagcrstown Endurance Run Perfect score.
Kansas City Endurance Run Perfect score.
Hurt fori Endurance Run Perfect icor.
Cinn.in.iti Kill dumb Won n $2,000-53.500 class.
Albany Kill Clumb Won m $2.000-$3.000 claw.
I rw Haici Kill Climb Won n mV class.
Mm lr.nol i Emlunnrc Run Only perfect ro.id stoic, 1!) st.utris.
Wilk-sbiuc 11.11 Clnr-b. WiU.cVnrrr. Pa Wen m S2,C00-?,1,00()
?20 51 lo Rocky Mountain Cup Race, Doner Won in 8 hours and
23 lxiiii'fs Pnlv cur that finished.
Woieescr. Mass. Kill Climb Won four Pnts and thrre seconds.
Washington. D. C , Reliability Run Best cccre in touring car
Rcadville. Tins . Track Races Won 20-mile spcciftl race.
Atlanta Scaled Bonnet Contest Only perfect seore.
Detroit Sealed Bonnet Contest Perfect scores by Chalmcrs-Dc-tioit
"Forty" nnd "30"
Speed Trials, Wild wood, N. J. Mile in 51 2-5 seconds.
Spokane Hill Climb Won by 10 seconds.
Special Match Race, Denver to Cheyenne, 18 Miles Won, sel
ling new rccoul of 3 houis and 25 minutes.
Algornuiii Kill Climb "Forty" nnd "30" made best time in their
ihssrs. "Foity" also won both amateur events.
300-Mile Long Island Efficiency Test Perfect Score.
THE CAR TOR SPEFD.
Chalmers-Detroit "30' $1,500.00
The best Guarantee of the $1,500 Chahncrs-Dctroit "30" is the fast
that it is made by the makers o' the Chalireis-Dctroit "Foitv"
Then is no other car like it for $1,500, just as there is no car in
the $2,500-3,000 class to compare w.th the "Forty "
Here is a car that lias two years the start of nil the others. The
Chalmers-Detroit Company spent two years in pcifcctinc. it. Testing
enrs of the "30" type were out on the roids for months before the new
irodcl was even admtiscl.
NOTE THESE TO'HTS.
A olimlcr, 5-passrngcr ear, roomy and elegant. Wheel baic, 110
inches. Painting nnd unholstcry as gcoJ as a car can hnvc.
Weight. 2,000 pounds, which means a ver7 low cost of upkecn.
Power, 21-30 h.p. suflicient to take vo.i anywhere you can expect nu
aito-nobilc to go. Speed -10-50 milts per hour.
Ball bearings of the annular type, the most npproved kind are
used throughout tho car.
Thue-duartcr elliptic springs used o:i the best foreign cars
give perfect comfort in ruling.
Brakes rttc larger than aic used on nine-tenths of America Cars.
Compare this car with nny oth-r or all others on the market.
Tlcasc sec if the Chalmers-Detroit "30" is thr car you want. Now is
the time to order. The factory is shipping 15 to 'R cars daily. Later
thcic will be many who want these cars and can't get them.
THE CAR F0 R ECONOMY.
A GREAT RECORD
GAINST tlmtccn competitors the 1D03 Model 1) Fianklin touiing
ar won the only perfect score m the Woiccstcr, Mass., reliabil
ity contest, December 12. Neatly all the contestants went
H'rotigh the road run without penalization, but the Franklin was the
only on? to withstind the ngid examination after the run by n techni
cal committee from the faculty of tho Worcester Polytechnic Institute.
All except the Franklin sulfciul penalization dun to biokcn, r.li.ilucil,
Lent or loosened parts, leaks, etc.
"The car was the only one to ga through the grueling wyrk and
stand the rntiral inspection of tl)c tcchninil committee without being
awarded something in tlu line of penalization Theic was n thoiough
ncss in the work and doing of the car Hint was commendable in the
extreme, and all honor and credit s'louhl be accorlcd the Franklin or
nny other car which performs a similar feat." Boston American.
TRANKXIN MODEL "O" RUNABOUT.
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