Search America's historic newspaper pages from 1789-1922 or use the U.S. Newspaper Directory to find information about American newspapers published between 1690-present. Chronicling America is sponsored jointly by the
National Endowment for the Humanities and the Library of Congress. external link Learn more
Image provided by: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Library, Urbana, IL
Newspaper Page Text
I ,HUII,UUIWILIIJJIII I
THE" laD'S" LATEST THRILLER PUSHMOBILE
Speedy pushmobile in Denver's exciting race, t
races that made the whole cityj
The principal thing about a
puhsmobile is that it must look
like an auto. But it's pushed by,
a boy who runs along behind
while another fellow steers.
The races here were conducted
by the Express, Denver's lively,
evening newspaper. The celebra
tion started with a parade one
day, eight -blocks long, led by a
band and the mayor in an autor
through the main streetsof Den
ver. Next day the races were
Denver, Col., Aug. IS. Ever
ride in a pushmobile?
Ever race in one?
No? Well, it's certain'all the
boys in our block have, of would
f liketo. ' - f
Denver kids are-crazy about
them and haye just had a series of
held at a big amusement
with 230 cars entered.
Every car was home-made
some with baby cab and bicycle
wheels. Many of the boys wore
full racing togs close-fitting
skull caps and goggles just like
the big auto racers, you know.
The small speeders were dfyid-
ed into classes according to the;
age of the pusher. Handsome
prizes were presented the teams;,
of the first three cars in, each class.