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18 "WYok-End Edition. September 16-17. 1916.
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Kelly The Touring Pest
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Air-Cooled Car Has Several Changes New Mitchell Five
Passenger Roadster Arrives Silversparre Gets 20,000
Miles From Casing Ameston Due Next Week
Light Car Demand Exceeds the Supply.
MORE talk of a change In an
important agency has been cur
rent on gasoline row during the
1 at week and it is likely that an
renouncement will be made within the
rut few days.
Business conditions generally con-
iue to be good with the automobile
i.ealers. There Is a scarc.ty of cars
ith some of the dealers but those who
lave cars to make immediate delivery
tire doing an excellent business.
Thr new Franklin series nine deni
. strator should be here on Sunday
and the Franklin Motor Car coropanv
.-'nounces that the new model will
' e on display by Tuesday at the latest
There are some important changes
.i the lines of this model, the hood
Ix'ing higher and giviing more of a
utreamline effect to the body. Mechani
cian... there are few changes but the en
gineers have made some minor Iroprove--icnts
on the power plant. The Frank
lin has always set a high standard
in upholstery and general finish and
manager I.. J. Trost states that th
new model will more than live up to
ilie high standard of the series eight.
There are (some added refinements In
th. body and Mr. Trost believes that
the car will be a real sensation here.
as it has been in the east. Increased
vse of aluminum has further reduced
th- weight of the car.
Few Franklin for Delivery.
Orders for the new Franklins have
haan nn filaa "Vr inCP the DW model
was announced and Mr. Trost will be
able to relieve the pressing demands
of the first few purchasers who placed
th ir orders without seeing the car.
The Boss Rubber company hai
siarted what manager Zack Silver
sparre calls a "riddance sale." The
Eoss purchased the bankrupt stock
of the El Paso Rubber company some
tronths ago and Mr. Silversparre has
decided to get rid of the odds and
ends of this purchase, together with
n accumulation of various makes of
tires taken off new cars and traded
In on Kelly-Springfields and Hartfords
bv owners who preferred those makes
to the standard factory equipment.
Tire Goes 0.000 Miles.
Mr. Silversparre took off a Kelly
Springfield casing from his White thit
v. eek. after using the casing almost
continuouslv for three years. The rub
ber tread and five layers of fabric had
been worn through and while no record
ft mileage was kept, tire experts es
timated that the tire had seen at least
2i..i miles of service.
H I.. Williford. general sales man
a:-er 01 ine uics i ire win, cjacisi.
a couple of days here this week and
Kft on Friday for Columbus with th.
ager of the Quick Tire Service, spent
local manager. L. c. uooui. to iook
after the army business in I". S. tires I
at the New Mexico base. Mr. Bootn j
was in Columbus last week and found j
that ove- 20 trucks in the army ser- I
vice now l-e complete C. S. equip-
ent and that the solids are standing I
the wear and tear of the Mexican trail
in an excellent manner.
the rear of the present shop, which I
is to be converted into a Ford service
.station. The business of this concern
iiae grown by leaps and bounds in the
past few months and the increased
room has become a necessity. The ,
ielayed in shipment, has been located
Thijbow ft ijolaTTb know
Sexbovric is heard half a mile
at mare ahead. Ride in the
city." See how it gets instant
attention and action always.
Then is a
for every land and size of car
U. H. KLAXON. $H
U- H- KLAXET ... $6
HAND KLAXONET . $4
Klaxons are made only by the
Lovell-McConnell Mfg. Co.,
Newark, N. J. Like all
standard articles they are
widely imitated. To be sure,
find the Klaxon name-plate.
700,000 are in use.
Motor Supply Co.
318 San Francisco St.
, Phone 528
and the railroad promises that it will
be here in time to permit demonstra
tions by Tuesday. This is a worm
drive attachment for concerting Ford3
into one ton trucks.
The Pioneer Motor comDanr Is na-
i tlently awaiting the arrival of the
J new Briscoe "24 models and sales
, manager Tomlinson expects that thev
i will be here within a week. He has
I .A... J.H..A k 1.1. rtT -..k. 1 ..
I .uuaiu uua.c a a. a a. u. laaatsreni in m;
larger Briscoe - and now only one
of these models is left. The fact that
. the Pioneer has adopted a very lib
: eral easy payment plan is credited bv
I Mr. Tomlinson with having a good
1 effect on business.
Fritz Oberhue. western sales man
ager of the Goodrich Rubber cotnpanv.
came back this week to finish the
visit which was broken up by the
threatened railroad strike. Mr. Ober
hue expressed himself as well pleased
with the business done by the local
branch of his concern. if. if An
Triday for Columbus to look into the
Oakland Makliur Delivrriei.
The Oakland Auto Sales romnanv
unloaded a carload of Oaklands this
week but business has been brisk anl
the cars are going fast. Two other
carloads are now nearing El Paso and
I manager E. M. Ford states that he
will be able to make iramMlintA al-
liTery on all orders in future.
C M. Schornstein. formerly with a
Dallas accessory firm, has joined the
sales staff of the Borderland Auto
supply company and will act as trav
eling representative of that concern
Manager Ben Clements states that h-
IS WaitiniT to have annncrh Ia.a
oil to last more than a couple of davs
-- . .-. ""; in new salesman on
the road. Two catrlnflrls .a-Ar- .a..
regular allotment of the Borderland
has failed to mat. Ka. .. . !
C. T. Thode. Moreland truck sales
manager with the Toltelk Motor com
pany, has gone to Socorro anal nh..
qnerque in the Interest of the distal
late truck, which has made a fine
impression In this city
nore i.rnnl .Needed.
The Southern Motor MmM.v i. :
anxiously waiting word regarding the
shipment or more Grant "sixes" from
the factory. "W can n tia. -..
many Grants as we are now getting."
said manager David P.usaek. "The
demand has far exceeded our expec
tations We looked for a fine car In
the new Grant and It h. mn... ..
made good. It is fast becoming the
?!?.? ??i.Ur '8ixJn th,? "outhwest"
The Southern could also use a few
more carload of naamihii. . -.
tne present time AnAiha. nH
booked thi week nnrf whnA k --.. I
. h HmiMaj .. .- - 1
J2-Z,"" ".""Xk the "h'Proents to this I
J0Si,l"",..pXt fh. the de- I
iTV ciiiit-. i """
. f- till V? hZ r,ePr?9'-
" th.e El Paso Overland Auto J
JW" "?:. ,s. nother 1.1 Pasoan now i
5nw temporary heaequarters at l
c inlm.b5l1, - , ...
Ki!S ..J, FVlt5: S: lhe Studebaker
f r??,b8,fr?tDaUs- spending a
XSfi? .1-.E1 P.a" ." nr Tl9lts to
., wtchrii -ftS" ,,.
roadster made iti ,JatltP-?'n.Ber I
Jkloaded Thnrsdav hv ,h ?,ip?ent
into S?le7 SSSv rTh5r. f 1 P,"S
. - I-' . " "" "n auvueas aie-
in front anil a .aiat.t ...
S ti-i.1 ior inrce persons behind, the
I plan followed in the seating arranpe
; ment being much similar to the clover
leaf type of roadster, except that the
rear seat Is much wider than in that
! R- M. Barker, of the Elliott-Garrett
' staff, spent several days early in the
, week In the Pecos valley. Mr. Bar- I
I ker" comments on the muddy roads ;
nave naa 10 oe censored.
j The new Cadillac building on Mon
. tana street ie more than half finished
J and manager C P. Henry hopes to have
the new model Cadillacs in the new
home by the first of the coming month
i Vellen Are Scarce.
j Scarcity of cars is worrying M. L
j N'aquin. of the Velie.. He unloaded
I two carloads this week but declares
J that he hardly had a look at them be-
fore they were snapped up by pur
I chasers, several going out of town.
"I've the finest salesroom on Montana
j street, bar none." said Mr. Xaquln. who
I added that he is also the only dealer
j on that street, so far. "but I haven't
had cars long enough at any time since
TIRE SALESMEN COVER 170,337
MILES IN 30 DAYS IN ROADSTER
MCX5EL75 BUSED BY
m -"lHE light Overland roadster Is
I daily becoming more and more
- popular with traveling sales
men all over the country. It enables
them to cover their territory with
greater speed and efficiency and is a
great help to ffattening their pav en
velopes," says F. M. Bannell. of the El
Paso Overland Auto Co.
A big tire company has ab jut 275
Overland cars in use anions its sales
men In which are Included a number
of 73 B roadsters That It has found
this means of travel far superior to
that of the railroad transportation can
readily be seen from the fact that
scarcely a month passes in which ad
ditional cars are not secured by this
"We have been traveling the ma
jority of our men in Overland cars
now for over a year." recently wrote
one of the officials of this company,
"and we are firmly convinced that this
is the only ay that a salesman can
adequately and thoroughly cover his
"In the beginning we naturally ex
perienced a little trouble and a"littl
extra expense, due to the inexperience
01 many 01 our men in nandling cars.
But this soon worked itself out and
all of our cars all over the country are
bein operated at less expense than
railiua.) travel. I do not mean by this
that th'y .K-tnally . ie-t less per mile
ilian railro.id miliar, but ..ur ev
p.rieiue has been that out men can
'sSZSySsS MILES FR.6rv ClffHTX
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STICK" APOOM6 VZ ( f, ZTrS STOP AT Trit AOSTlrJ I " "
Joe- WE'RC I . . Vy. O0M OUT nnnp ? TMPRf utvS. I I I 1
p6 AFT- ) VoUMd-LlFe.! ?UTS'fv BOT WHdLESOME- I EDDIE- - CHAjJC
vwit-e I J NjTwjMiLe ( AmB BURT TXLK aBooT swelJ V I no Cim'ice;
i VZ. ISJ-lr UT" r Roads! That -r - V .
I FS?XP& 31 STRETCH FROM j ) itV "1
I , - Come cm HARRy I Nvarion o FAUMOTrli A f
! r ' MW&I ,T'5 yhot- lSAr.f!- n 1 ( SIVV (
) immrw' Iwe-ws playius I v ) yKij we 1 SV (s-
ZeV&fiz X All ft ' v illlVVSaBBH' ' Me U- 5&mmH&
we moved here to make a decent win
dow display. However, we are getting
our shipments more regularly now anu
hope to be able to have a real display
of Velies in the new salesroom er
The demand for Telie trucks keens
up and one local contracting firm
placed an order this week for fne
three and a half ton models while a
local wholesale firm placed its order
for a two ton truck.
George E. Sherman, factory repre
sentative of the Maxwell, was in th"
city early in the week but departe 1
for Columbus with Adolph Buquor.
That they have found business brisk
there is evident from the fact that
they have wired back for two carloads
of Maxwells to be shipped to Colum
bus at once. Messrs. Sherman anl
Buquor will visit the various Maxwell
ubagencies in New Mexico before re
turning to EI Paso.
More Mnxvrellft Due.
The Buquor Motor company expect
three more carloads of Maxwells to
arrive on Tuesday but orders for most
of them have already been booked.
The demand for Dodge cars contin
ues and the Lone Star Motor com
pany reports that a few cars were
received this week and that deliveries
have started in the order that the
buyers made their deposits. The Lone
Star is also having a brisk demand for
Smith Form-A-Trucks but is sold out
J. W. Kirkpatrlck. of the Tri-State
Motor company, is visiting the various
eubagencies of his company through
out the southwest.
Several more mileage records for
Savage tires are reported bv the Mo
tor Car Supply company, local distribu
tors for the California made tires.
Good progress is being made in the
repairs to the Cactus Motor company's
building and it will be ready for re
occupancy in a couple of weeks.
Holiday- for Senden.
G. H. Senden, of the Western Motor
Supply company, starts for Des Moines
on Monday to spend a month's vaca
tion with his parents. He declares that
for a solid month he isn't going to
mention Klaxons, Veedol. Portage tires
The wife of Henry Diers, of the
SPOTTING GOODS SALESMEN
cover at least three times the t ri
in a car that they cm hy r.-ulr..d.
They can spend all the time that is
necessary in a town, and not he bound
hy railroad schedules, thereby seeing -ill
their trade. Furthermore. th- , . ti
make towns that w. neer ouM" m.i Ke
before because .,f inaile.ii.at-. fuiluns
I AnuruiiiK id our recorae ur en-
Itire string of cars, from the Atlantic
to the Pacific, covered 170.337 miles
in v ui., ai an average eosi ot .llbta
per mile. This includes depreciation
of .in per e nt the first ear. all cost
of operation, repairs, iietv tires ,-nd
the e.kst ,tf Tiiaur .... Tlit.. ?.....-. .....
j is unusually high, and we expert to
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-NEW FORDS HERE
A single carload of the new Ford
models arnv'l t h i - week anil will b
usl as demonstrator.-'. The factory
has promised that sceral carloads will
leave Detroit next week for Kl Paso
and these will enalde the Tri-State
Motor company to deliver a few of the
many orders that are now on hand.
The crown fenders and streamline
body have effected a wonderful im
provement in the appearance of the
Ford and In looks, at least, it hardly
resembles the old model.
Henry Ford also appears to have
played a cruel joke on the many fac
tories building special Ford parts and
accessories and a great many of the
starters and other accessories, built for
the 1916 models, cannot be used on the
Westerr Motor Supply company, who
"nderwent h serious operation at a
local hospital. Thursday, was reported
to be improving nicely on Friday aft
ernoon. John dimming is In the territorv
for the International Auto company
in the interest of the Chevrolet and
the business now being csent in from
New Mexico towns Is evidence of the
growing popularity of the sturdy little
Chevrolet in the rural districts.
P. W. Seiler, manager of the For-l
branch at San Antonio, spent a couple
of days at the Tri-State Motor com
pany. He was very well pleased with
the business th Tri-State Motor com
!anv is doins
EW I'LVNT FOB MARION.
j !. kson. Mich.. Sept. 1. A flurry In
! the local real estate market was uaused
I by the registering of the transfer of
I the big quarter-million dollar plant
owned by the Imperial Automobile :
company, to the Mutual Motors com
pany. This is one of the largest Indus
trial plants in the city and while it has
been occupied for the last year and a
half under lease by The Mutual Mo
tors company, speculation has been
keen as to who would secure tha. larcre. i
I modern and thoroughly equipped plant.
TCXAS MATCM SALESMAN
5 MODEL 75 B FOR
ELY 0J THE.
i it this d'.i.'ic ih months when the
m..i.k .!! in viU!it shape ami bct
, t. r mil ii i. possible,
t ".Uik -.tsuii w rtpttu!ed chiefly on
j the m'MJ1! - M-.ttistrr. hut this year
w- .ii. -i-inc the erland model T."i
j I .wt'l". .ini h.ie found that under
, -ill j-i.rT o' roa.l t oMdit it ins. in all parts
of ihe country, this car has clven us
j unexcelled service.'
j The example of this tire company is
1 heinv fnllnw.! hv n lii-f niiintisp f
I firms in other linen of business, as i
shown hy th- aecnmjianj inie photos of
'-.ilv-Mn'!! "f sen ing marhim-s. spot tin.;
V'mmI and matches in then Ov rland
! What Is Difference
Between a "Capilol"
And a "Capital"?
Wha-r. is a "capital" a c.-i..itol-"'
Ne.er, say the orthographers of the
, Hupp Motor Car corporation. If you
I doubt their knowledge. Xoah Webster's
j immortal compilation awaits your
I careful scrutiny.
The question arose when it became
necessary to letter the slogan of the
, "United America tour" on the side of
a Hupmobile. which J. Walter Drake.
Hupp president, had given to the cause
of nation-wide good roads.
. .Th0s,oan ,s "A11 States. All Capl
; tals One Flag. One Nation." Every
l one but the fellow responsible for the
; lettering said "capltois": and the ma
jority nearly all had Its way. But a
, surreptitious peek into an unabridce
fortified the minority anil "capitals"
Just What la th !.-.....- .
' capital and "capitoI"? Tou'll always
remember it if you look it up.
If you arc going to buy a roadster and
want to pay about $-400 you ought to buy
a Saxon Roadster.
For you might as well have the best car
you can get for that money instead of the
You'll take a good deal of pride and
pleasure in knowing you made a wiser de
cision than your neighbor who bought
some other car.
But the real reason, of course, for choos
ing Saxon Roadster is simply that it's
better value. It gives you more for your
It has a better motor, more high priced
features, and is a more completely
equipped car than any other of like price.
Fact is Saxon Roadster rivals most cars
$300 or $400 higher in price. That's how
good a car it is.
MAKES LONG TRIP
OVER MUDDY ROAD
n M. P-ammlng. manager of the El
Paso Buick company, has returned from
Wichita Falls Ith his family and will
make his home in this city. While
away, Mr. Ramming went to Denver
with Tom Lester, the Buick factory
representative, and they were Joined
by Mrs. Ramming and Mrs. Lester in
the "mile high" city.
Driving a Buick "six," Mr. Ramming
made the trip from Denver to Wichita
Falls, with three passengers beside
himself, in two and a half days. All
the driving was In daylight and the
estimated actual traveling time for the
(70 miles was 31 hours.
As the Buick had to contend with
muddy roads all the way from Amarillo
to Wichita Falls, the time was re
markably good. In several places, Mr.
Ramming had to tow out more unfor
tunate motorists who were stuck in the
I Tenement collection?
see laee Newman.
merely a fine car
best car in its class
El Paso Auto Sales Co,
Arizona Fair Proposes a
New Contest to Phoenix
From Los Angeles.
Los Angeles. Calif.. Sept. 16. A- a
substitute for the famous Los Angeles
to Phoenix desert classic, a storK
touring car race with Los Angeles
dealers as the competitors has been
proposed by representatives of the
Ariiona State Fair association.
The sentiment of the local dealers
now is being procured, according to
James L. Irving, a local dealer, who is
smong thoee consulted.
The Arizona promoters are endeav
oring to eliminate professional rac
ing cars and drivers in the contem
plated contest. Nothing has been taid
as to the probable route, whether -t
would be via San Diego or over the
Old Trails road from San Bernardino
via Needles. Kingman and Prescott.
The stipulation is made that stock cars
be used and it is proposed to have the
rules of the A. A. A. governing suea
contests and designating what con
stitutes a stock car prevail.
A substantial silver trophy will ''
one of the awards. It is suggested
there might be a driver's pool of l.0
raised and divided three ways among
proposition express the hope of get
ting at least ten cars entered. T.e
fact none would be cars of the '-"-raonly
accepted racing type would
serve to create an immense amount of
interest. . ,
The proposition appears to ie In
only the tentative stages at th s time.
We have enlarged our
and can supply you with
Ford tires, Ford bump
ers, pumps, tools, jacks,
and, in fact, everything
you need. "We also have
spe-ial Ford lubricants.
THE AMESTON IS COMING
WATCH FOR IT!
"The Ford Specialists"
Phone 2273. 620-622 Texas St
For instance, take the motor. It will de
velop as much or more speed and power
as do these costlier cars. And it's Just as
fuM of "pick-up pep."
And Saxon Roadster has Timken axles.
You can't buy better for better aren't
made. And it has the Hyatt Quiet bear
ings. They are an expensive car feature.
By the way. Saxon Roadster has a 3-speed
transmission. It is the only car at $40C
or less with one.
But a better plan than this long distance
talk is for you to come in and meet Saxon
Roadster face lo face. It sells for $395
f. o. b. Detroit.
There are many more interesting things
to be said about Saxon Roadster that we'd
like you to get first hand from the car.
North Kansas St.