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MORE SAVANNAH ENTRIES
Joe Dawson and Ray Harroun
Will Drive for Grand Prize.
TEAMS STARTIMG SOUTH
Horan Will Be Mulfords Team
Mate in Great Fixture, and
at Atlanta Also.
Arthur W. Solomon, secretary of the
Savannah Automobile Club, has an
nounced two more entries for the second
International Grand IMze road race at
Savannah on November 1-. The two ad
cJtlons to the already representative list
ere two Marxnons. entered by the Nor
dyke *•■ Mannon Company, of Indianapo
lis. Joe F'awpon. who was second la the
Vanderbilt Cup race, will drive one of the
<ars and Ray Harroun is to pilot the
her.
The Indianapolis company also made
iermal entry of a smaller Marmon for
the "international light car race that will
l>e run the day preceding the Grand Prize
c«nteat Mr. Solomon or some other official
of the Savannah Club will visit Atlanta in
the near future a* interview the man
agers of racing teams that have gone
there for the three-day meet which occurs
curing the first week of November. It is
expected that a great many of the smaller
cars that race at Atlanta will be entered
far the light car event at Savannah.
Secretary Solomon ha* sent out entry
Hanks aM the Grand Prize race. The I
length of the course will be approximately
:?• 5 miles, which '%-?!! be > awed twenty
two times, making the total distance of ;
the. race about *'<~ miles. Entries are to
close on November 5. » week before the
date of the race. Entries may be made
direct with TV. B Stillwell. Savannah. Ga..
or with the Automobile Club of America,
New York City
The Mgrquctte-Buick racing team driv
ers "Wild Bob" Burman and Arthur Chev
rolet, an making preparations to take
their big Marcii^tte-Buick Model 1M cars
to Savannah vithin the next week
or fo. and "will be prepared to face the
starter on November 12 The decision V
take the race to the Georgia city meets
th» approval of the drivers, and especially
Burman. who likes the way in which the
events are handled at Savannah.
The J3uirk team is now in camp at
K'mpstead. Lor*: Island, where they were
preparing for the <Irarid Prize when it was
supposed that it would be held over the
Vardcrbllt course- They will remain there
to complete the details of rebuilding •■
Their cars and then th* entire crew ot
drivers and mechanicians will accompany
Dr. Wadsworth Warren, manager of the
team, la Dixie.
Louis Chevrolet, the famous pilot who
has appeared In <=o many sensational con
tests during th«» past five years, wili not
<irive aga<n this season. His injuries r»>- i
reived In the accident to his car in the
Vand«Tbllt race will not permit him to
»t,t«r active racing again this year, and
be has not definitely decided about bis
Plans for Oil While his Injuries are not
Bertooß. a sprained shoulder is causing him
<onsid«-rabl* Inconvenience and will pre
clude tb«> possibility of his driving again
In th«* season of M
"I'm glad the Grand Prize Is not to be
raced for in Savannah on November 1!\ as
\> as -i first planned." says "•Wild Bob"
l-n:rni«n. The famous pilot explained his
t»af-"n«i by Frying: "In LMC in Savannah
1 wound mv car around a sycamore tree
t'Vi Nmember 19 «nd injured my mechani
cian badly. .'>no ?cain in 1903. on Novem
ber 1?. at San Antonio. Tex.. 1 went throuch
the „,r.. breaking up a car and petting
: rath«-r tough jolt myself. I'm going to
*tay in bed aM day on November 19 this
year *ml see If I can't beat the hoodoo."
Ralph Mnlford, the rrark Lazier driver.
*rho has achieved wonderful sac '< ■ this
vrar with his champion Lor.icr stock car In
the FMcin. Vanderbilt and recent Fairmouat
Park races, will Ik? seen hi all of tan events
Jr. whifh his car is eligible at Atlanta on
November 3. 4 and 6.
In v»*w of the fact that the <sran'l Prize
raoe will i.. held at Savannah shortly after
the Atlanta m<vl. It i* probable that Mul- :
ford will also be seen in thai premier event,
and although Ms 46-horsepower oar will be
outclassed in size by the big foreign racing
cars the phowliig which the car baa made
In «-omi*>tition with high-powered racing
machine* at Fairmount Park would Indi
cute that this- stock OB» will at least be able
to mix it ,[i with the leaders.
M'llford in his successes this season, un
like many other prominent drneis. has not
had the assistance of a team mate, but in
Atlanta and Savannah the lx>zier team will
I*? represented by two cars, the second be
inc a 1911 six-cylinder stock car. As this
oar has a larger motor than Mulford's and
If- rated at 51 horsepower, it i- expected
that tb«- two Ix>zler oars will not only add
Interest to the races hi which they compete,
but the contest between these two will be
watched with Interest, especially in view of
the fact that the Lozl«r six-cylinder model
•n ill be driven by Joe Horan, Mulford's for
mer mechanician.
He has been with afaafSard In most of his
tt\ c-nty-f our-Jiour rac««s a!»d has driven this
year with him at Elgin and hi the Vander
bilt Cup and Fairmount Park races. He
also acted as Cobe's mechanic on the L"
zier car in the Lowell race last season and
with Beynaour in a Lozier in ibe 1309 Fair
mount Park race.
Jesse Kroehllch. managing director of the
lienz Auto Import Company, said yester
day that the Benz team for the Grand Prize
race at Savannah would start South on
Tuesday. The three big racing cars and
three practice cars will be shipped to Sa
■\annah on Tuesday by the steamer St.
Ix.uls. of the Savannah Line. The force of
nK-chanics that will look after the cars
ri^rinsr the practice and In the big inter
national contest will also tail on the St.
Lsoaa,
Mr. Frorhlioh is confident that Victor
Hcmery will make a good showing in the
•«"7-mi!e rac*» on November 12. 11 will 1-e
?e. ailed that of th* Benz pit attend
ants at the grandstand of the OM ra<e sig
nmDed Hemery that he was ahead of Naz
zart». who had been the leader in the race.
In consequence • Jen •ry took things rather
easily on his last round of the race, and
V»asner won from Hemery by the narrow
margin if r>s seconds.
Mr. Fioehllch fear* that George Robert
i?on'f injured arm will Hot have healed suffi
ciently for him to drive one of the Bfnz
<ars in the Grand Prize race. Mr. Kr. .••(;
lich Rays that he has two good drivers rn
fraged, whose named he is not quite ready
t<» make publio. As Mayor Beieaai and
tb* Savannah Automobile Club officials
ha\e promised that they will makfe ample
prortfkm for practi< *- hours. Mr. Ktoehlirh
fc«»>K all the B*nz drivers v.il! he thoroughly
mquaintt<J with their cars.
TIGERS FAST OH DIAMOND
Fall Baseball Practice Shows
Good Material for Nine.
[By Telegraph to Tb» Tribune]
Princeton. N. J , Oct. la— Fall ha*eball
practice Tor flic- Tigers endefl to-day, after
a month •* steady work, during v..-'-.
Coach Clark was able to pet some sort of
an idea, as to what mater;*: will be avail
able for next spring. Owing to the gradua
tion of Captain Dawfon. Ball In, Reed. War
wick and Cunningham next spring's team
will havo to be made up of considerable
gr^en material.
The greatest lose that the team hap
suffered is the graduation of Dawson. who
Las played backstop for the Tigers for 'he
!a*t tfcr*e years, and ma* captain of the
da* last eea«oa«.- ;;-—"■;, •".-i-.V- ;..-'. .'■;->•■.* I
mm FAVORITES FOB GRAND PRIZE AUTOMOBILE RACE.
EiARRT K. GRANT-
AUTO NEWS OP THE W
Odd Little Bits of News That In
terest All Motorists.
Because of the abandonment of the Grand
Prize race over the Vanderbilt Motor Park
way, the ferry for automobiles that crosses
Long Island Sound between Rye and Sea
Cliff has been discontinued for the season.
More than sixty-five hundred automobiles
made the. popular ten-mile boat trip dur
ing the summer, which almost trebles the
1?"© record of 2,312 cars. On the occasion
of the Vanderbilt Cup race 437 cars were
ferried over In the thirty hours before and
after the race. Next summer the service
•will he started earlier than usual, probably
on May 1.
John A. Dix. Democratic nominee for '
Governor of the Stat*> of New York, and i
Thomas F. Conway. Democratic nominee
for Lieutenant Governor, have both re
cently purchased Lozier cars. They are
ardent motorists and stand for good roads
and other movements In which automobil
ists are. interested. Jay Cothron. who has |
succeeded E. H. BroadweH as manager of j
the New York Branch of the Fisk Tire j
Company, ha? also purchased a Lozier ,
Brlarcliff car for his own use.
Since the opening, OH October ( of
the Reo and Premier Newark branch of
R. M Owen & Co., at the corner of Pearl
and Halsey streets, hundreds of inquiries
have been received for the attractive. 1911
Rp.i and Premier lines. R. E. Ingersoll,
manager of the Newark and New York
branches, says that results so far axe
doubly gratifying, for orders are- coming: in
rapidly for early fall deliveries, and both
branches »'•• in a position to make prompt
deliveries.
Since th« announcement two w*»eks aro
of the arrival of the, Oldsniobile "autocrat"
end the Oldsmobile "limited" hundreds of
owners of this make of car have appeared
at the New York salesroom to inspect the
new models, and the attendance has not
been confined solely to Oldsmobile owners,
for scores of those who possess other makes
put in an Tiearatice. The "autocrat" is
the 1911 60-horsepowe.r car which perpetu
ates the four-cylinder Oldsmobiles which
', have been practically standardized since
1905. Coincident with the. debut of the
••autocrat" in He touring trim was its an
pearance in the recent Vanderbilt Cup
race. Before its appearance on the course
the "autocrat" had not been run twenty
five miles. It was the first car turned out
of the factory, a^l at the finish of the race
;it was on its last lap. having behind it
nineteen contestants which included three
of th« fastest foreign machines.
Among the interesting teats which Thom
■a A. Edison I* conducting with his new
storage battery is that in regard to its ap
plication to electric pleasure vehicles. He
has mapped out a series of round trips or
"day outincs." as he calls them, averaging
from eighty to a hundred miles in length
over tho ordinary roads and grades of New
Jersey and Staten Island. The battery Is
loaded with a single maximum charge, and
the car sent out over the route carrying
two passengers. After the completion of the
trip the car is run to a standstill to ex
haust the charge in the battery to show
what Mr. Edison calls his "margin of cer
tainty," or exactly what surplus mileage
the battery retained after the completion
at the route. These tests are showing an
averace i f well over a hundred miles on a
single charge of his now battery, and in
one of at most recent tests the car went
DM mil** in i ne day.
A recent visitor at the Hotchkiss head
quarters is enthusiastic over the perform
ance and merits of the Hotchkiss six-cylin
der touring car that he purchased early In
1909. saying that he had driven it some
thing more than twelve thousand miles
over the worst roads Imaginable, and that
the total cost of repairs since he purchased
the car was exactly 73 cents. He also said
that ho ran two front tires €.500 and 4.<««)
miles, respectively.
C. R. Tcaboldt. formerly of the K. K.
Thomas Hear York branch, has resigned
from the Thomas forces to enter business
for himself, establishing a firm to be known
as C. R. Veahaaft & Co. Mr. Teaboldt Is
president and treasurer and G. F. Aitken
i.» secretary. This company will control
the sal*- of Owen and Bergdoll can in the
I metropolitan territory, including _ New Jer
sey and Connecticut. The new firm has a
| salesroom at No. 1597 Broadway, where will
be found a full line of the cars it repre
ser.ts. The Owen car, made In Detroit, has
attracted a great deal of favorable atten
tion throughout the country. Th. other
line carried by the company is the Berg
doll car. manufactured in Philadelphia by
Louis J. Bergdoll.
WILL FOLLOW RACING GAME
! Vanderbilt Pope -Hartford Cars
to Compete at Atlanta Meet.
The two Pope-Hartford cars which made
such a good showing in the Vanderbilt f*up
race have beea entered for the three-day
meet at Atlanta, November 3, 4 and 5.
They will carry the same numbers that
I distinguished them in the VaaderbUt No.
1 17 and No. 22. Louis Disbrow has be/-n se
lle<ted to drive th- No. 17. which Jack
Kh-ming drove in the Vandrrbilt, and 13
enthusiastic over hi.- new mount. He will
go to Atlanta eMher Tuesday or Thursday
of this w»-ek. and the cars will go not later
than the last of the «erk
Benjamin Fincke. treasurer of the Pope-
Hartaard Auto Company, will accompany
th»- cars and have charge- at the racing
team and equipment during the races.
, Th* second driver has not been selected.
j Negotiations are being conducted with sev
eral of the test known and ablest men. It
Is probable that Charles Basle, will drive
the second Pope- Hartford. No 22.
NEW MITCHELL CARS HERE
Attractive to Man Who Wants
Worth at a Medium Price.
Th« announcement of the 1911 line, of the
Mitchell cars is of great interest to the
motorist who desires a car at a medium
price with proved points of excellence In
construction and grace of line.
The model R is i runabout, with single
rumble seat, four cylinders, «V> horsepower
and carries a liberal equipment, the selling
price belnr 13.300
The model R Is also tiuipiftd. with a aur-
NEW-YORK DAILY TlUniMl SfXPAY. OCTOBER 1«. 1™
RALPH DE PALM I
rey seat, making the capacity of the car
four. passengers, for ■• extra.
The five passenger touring car, model T.
has been made ■ very attractive car. It
has ■ cylinder dimension of 4'i by 5. a |
AUTOMOBILES.
JVlodel E Brush xvunabout
Now Ready for Delivery
»JL^ /S Ik/ U*Z 1 11 1 Rumble Seat
y ' ,M 1 y^a J-_ and Tool Box
M $. Wdk w — J ™" 520.00 Extra
F. O. B. Factory

THIS new Brush model is built on
the same fundamental principles
as former Brush cars — on the same
fundamental principles that will under
lie all future Brush cars — on the same
fundamental principles that have made
it EVERYMAN'S CAR.
There are refinements and improve
ments in the Model E which will in
crease the efficiency of the car and
make it more than ever deserving of
the great reputation the Brush enjoys
among 10,000 owners all over the world.
These improvements are few, and
not one of them is radical in any way.
They are simply the result of a careful
study of the car and of the user's re
quirements.
When we designed and built the first
Brush, we were not aiming to make a
car that would sell because it was dif
ferent and low in price. We foresaw the
demand for a small, dependable auto
mobile that would provide a quicker,
easier and cheaper means of transporta
tion for the thousands who were using
horse-drawn vehicles and the street cars
in the performance of their duties.
True, the initial cost of the Brush is
low. Please do not judge the ar by its
price, but rather by what it is doing
every day for 10,000 users; judge it by
the practical, sensible features of its
BRUSH RUNABOUT CO., Detroit, Mich.
Luxnsed under Selden Patent.
KENNY MOTOR CAR CO.,
M7O-U7B Bedford Avc, Brooklyn Icl. 453 Prospect.
PEUCB NAZZAKO
NEW MODEL, OF r.i-HORSEPOWKR FTAT TAR.
double jet. carburetor, a wheel base of 115 j
inches and a full equipment of magneto,
top. five lamps, tc^nerator. horn and tools,
including jm k. This car sells at SLSOO.
The 60-horsepower seven-passenger tour
AUTOMOBILES.
A Better Car^ — the Same Price
If there is no Brush Dealer in your locality, let us show you
how you can make money selling EVERYMAN'S CAR.
K. A. IIKARNK
ln£ car is at the top of the line, selling at
$2,250. It Is a six-cylinder car, with cylin
der dimensions the same as the flve-passen
ger car. The wheel base of 130 inches in
sures the comfort and ease of riding. Th's
car also is thoroughly equipped.
AUTOMOBILES.
construction; judge it by its looks; judge
it by the wonderful showing it has made
in economy , hill-climbing and endu ranee
contests.
The Brush has always shown well in
trials where simplicity, economy and
dependability counted, but during the
past year some of its performances have
been truly wonderful.
For example, we cite the trip of the
"Abernathy Kids"
You remember the boys who rode
bronchos from their father's ranch in
Oklahoma to New York to meet Colonel
Roosevelt and take part in the now fa
mous Roosevelt parade. These same
boys, Louie and Temple, 9 and 6 years
old respectively, drove a Brush Runa
bout back to Oklahoma, after only three
lessons. Louie drove most of the jour
ney, as Temple was not tall enough to
reach the control pedal.
The father of the boys chose a Brush
for them, because he found after a care
ful investigation that the Bni.->h was
the only car they could start and handle
without help, and because it was so
simple mechanically they could under
stand everything about it. Thousands
realize this since reading about the trip
and seeing this 9-year old boy driving
"HEINIE" STUCK TO THE CAR
Disbrow's Mechanic Had Been
Told To, and He Did.
Here are a couple of stories about Louis
! A. Disbrow and his new German mechan
ician, who will drive in the Grand Prize j
race at Savannah. November 12. In the
Vanderbilt Cup race, in which Disbrow.
driving a National, scored fourth place
in the field of forty-two cars, he rode with j
! "Heinle" Albrecht. Disbrow had picked (
him because of the fact that he seemed :
impervious to fear and was not in the least ;
sensitive. The six-foot-four mechanic ap- :
peared to take racing as a sort of huge .
joke. His one fault was that he would I
I neglect to hold fast at crucial moments, j
coming very near being thrown out sev
eral times In practice spins.
The morning of the Vanderbilt Disbrow ;
warned the German that he would "bear!
him up"' if he Wi out of the car during j
the race, for he had a premonition thaV
"Heinle" would leave the seat too hurriedly j
at the wrong moment.
In the sixteenth lap at the Meadow X- "< j
turn the crowd swarmed over the. conrar. '
and Disbrow. tlifn In second place ar.'l j
| about to overtake the winner, was obliged j
| to slam on his brakes so hard that he !
ripped and blew out two tires and skid<le«l
into the crowd, grazing a woman, who
; fortunately was not hurt and got up j
; laughing. By the time the National was j
• stopped it had run against an embankment. ;
•The last 1 saw of 'Heinle' before I I
! stopped were his two big f*«?t flying back- j
ward out of the seat." said Disbrow. j
• "When I stuck, with my heart in my month,
and jumped out to look for poor 'Heinle.' in- \
jured, perhaps, a hundred yards back. I j
received ,- genuine shock to see him. not off :
' the car. but perched on the spare tires on
the tail end. His long legs, had caught in
them as be flew through the air. But what
got m*» was that, instead of being frlsrht
ened to death, he sat stock still, grinning:
'Aha. you couldn't throw me off!' "
That was not "Heinle's" only brilliant
piece of work that day. Near Hicksvllle,
while hitting an elghty-se.ven-mlle-.in-hotir
clip on a stralsM stretch, a front tire burst
on Disbrow's car. causini the machine to
skid and careen into a ditch and out again
and all but upset. "When the driver got it
under control and brought it to a full stop,
naturally he expected his mechanic to make
seme remark about a narrow escape or else
a compliment on the way he handled the
car. All the grinning mechanician said
j was: "Gee. didn't we throw a lot of dirt
[on them peopl-l"
AUTOMOBILES.
In the Mtmsey Historic Toax, the
principal endurance contest of the East
in 1910, the Brush finished with a per
fect score and won the trophy 'in its
class. The route covered 1550 rnile-s
over all kinds of roads, from the boule
vards of New Jersey to the rough moun
tain roads of Pennsylvania.
Thousands c»f experienced motorists
watched the Brush travel on even terms
with the big cars on a schedule design
ed for big car power and big car stabil
ity. They saw it come through with a
perfect score under conditions that put
several big cars out of the running.
They saw it prove its dependability in
a way no one could doubt.
These two achievements of the Brush
are of vital importance to the prospective
motor car buyer. The former shows
superlative simplicity, each shows de
pendability.
Tf yon use any m< >de of transportation
T<ui will be doing yourself an injustice
if you do not investigate the Brush.
Let us tell you what it is doing for
merchants, physicians, salesmen, collec
tors, arcfiitects, contractors, farmers
R. F. D. carriers, artisans — in fact, for
people in all walks of life — people whose
annual income varies from $1000 to
125,000. Let us show you what tho
Brush will do for you.
JOHN MOORE & COMPANY.
1875 Broadway. New York. Tel. £369 v..-.
FOR SERVICE OF FORDS
New Plant Being Erected in long
Island City.
The Ford Motor Company hi the jecosi
of th* Western manufacturers to er«»ct a
Ursa plant in the East, information o;
which was given out yesterday by Gasta*
Plaintiff, manager •>; the New Y Ori
branch. The Ford company has purchase
a large plot on Jackson avenue, at y^
corner of Honeywell street, !n Long I9ba«f
City, near the end of the new Que»n|.
i bcro Bridge. Ground has already b«« a
broken, and by th» middle of March. m^
I the first of the buildings will have baa«
; erected
The plant i* being built primarily m %
I t'lstributlns: and service station for For*
; dealers »nd owners.
Every facility known to the plant of rh#
: company at Detroit will be at th« «i^.
i pos>al of dealers and sub-dealers, A abas*
' room Ls to be fitted up for their -i"*"**
! tion. where they can carefully irup^
j samples of new Ford cars a3 they mak*
' th«>lr debut from the factory In n»ti^
This .isune room Is to be used aa a coa.
1 vention hall where the branch manage
on th" Atlantic seaboard and thetr deaV
j trs can meet at regular Intervals.
With these facilities. Mr Plaintiff ■>.
j Ueves that a new standard will be Ml to?
: business intercourse between manufae.
i ■..r'r. dealer, sub-dealer and customer. 4
: similar plant has jusu been completed at
j Kansas City to take care of the Weneri
[ trade.
■ This latest move on the "of rh« Farl
I company represent* an Investment of «7j
!a, quarter of a million dollars A stock if
I parts covering every make of Fort ca
chln»* since the early days will be ear*
ried. doing away with any annoyance a&l
delay which might arts*, thus guaraatse*
Ing to every owner the full use ar>s «$.
' jpyment of h!s car. In the event ef qb>
; preeedented demand for cars the advag.
! tage«» of a plant Ilk- thia where stocs caa
jbe replenished at a moment's rro c » ca^
be- readily seen. In order to »xpedl-« tbo
• shipping of cars and parts to the vartoru
1 points two sidings will b*» run on to tt»
, Ford property from th* mam line- of tba
■ Lone Island Railroad.
HAPPIER DAYS.
<yiy p^or fellow, were you nlwnjw ,
•■No, mum. Or.ct I wnz known as a sum
about town."— LocisnrtH* '""ourler-j«rur?ial^
AUTOMOBILES.

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