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Honolulu star-bulletin. (Honolulu [Oahu, Hawaii) 1912-current, January 11, 1913, 3:30 Edition, Image 10

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every 1913
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Since motor tnt'a have c;; ." into
general use, iocai tys terns ct dc'ivery
have become improved and mere
business-like. Former methods of
distributing commodities which iji
their day seemed to give satisfactory
enough, service, now seem inaik quata
and inefficient. The motor truck is
admirably adapted for use in con
nection: with the delivery systems of
express companies and department
8 torea. '. Its adoption often results in
profitably extending the circle of sup
ply and demand. This entitled ihe
truck1 to' be regarded as a productive
cr constructive factor in various busi
ness enterprises. In fact, there is to
day practically no industry or line of
business, in the conduct of which
transportation is a factor, that could
nof profit in one way or another by
adopting the motor truck either to
replace or to supplement its system
of Tiorse delivery.
All oyer the mainland, as well as
la 'Europe, the wctor truck is being
recognised as the ultimate method of
For. the first time since the intro
duction of power wagons into Chicago
commercial life, the adoption of motor
wagons by a local concern has pre
cipitated a strike among its horse
wagoa drivers. Thirty teamsters, em
: !cyed by the Chicago Consolidated
-:ttlln& Company walked out recently
I ccause the company bad put into
. crvice six large motor trucks, each
ct -which wfU replace two teams. The
!rivera' wanted each motor wagon re
acted to do the work of only one
m. y. The trouble arose over the
'a-t that a motor driver made de
livery and collection at a point on
another man's route. Since drivers
are paid for the amount they sell off
the wagon, the- man whose territory
was invaded made objection and was
uphfld by his fellow workmen.
The machines, which are built by
the Consolidated Company for its
own use, are of two tons capacity
and carry 100 cases, weighing 40
pounds each, to a lead. Some of the
trucks cover as much as 80 miles a
day. the longest daily run being made
on a tilp to Joliet and return, a dis
tance of 38 miles each way. Sev
eral of the machines make two 40
mile trips a day.
The situation caused temporary
alarm among several local trucking
concerns who are operating mixed
installations of horses and motors.
"This is the first instance of a
strike of teamsters Because of the
introduction oi motor trucks that I
have heard of," paid the president of
one large haulage contracting con
cern. -
"To attempt to force us to operate
motor trucks at half their capacity is
an injustice which we will not tolerate
for an instant. The introduction of
motor wagons is simply the logical
development of the transportation
problem. They will not throw nearly
as many men out of work as did auto
matic machinery."
'This only goes to show that ' manu
facturers and distributers are coming
td realize the wonderful saving to bp
effected by the use of motor trucks,
td say 'nothing; of ' the more. efficient
serviro to br secured.
The largest single business institu
tion in the world. The United States
Faroels I'cst, opened up a new field
of almost limitless possibilities for
the motor wagon In America.' The
Bourne Parcels Post law went into
effect on January 1, 1913, and the
post office deoartment is confronted
with the greatest haulage problem in
the history cr transportation. This
involves the delivery of approximate
ly two billion parcels a year, over
routes covering in the aggregate
l,435,i00 mile?.
This will open a large field for the
professional carrier. Undoubtedly a
good deal, if not the greater pait of
the government's delivery work' will
be done by professional haulage con
tractors who, being obliged tb bid for
the business on a competitive basis
will naturally be forced to make'use
of the cheapest and most reliable
form of transportation available. This
wili mean, of course a demand for
motor wagons of practically aw types.
The sum of $606,668.80 is to be rais
ed In real and personal taxes among
the counties of the territory to pay the
salaries of the department of public
instruction, and Treasurer Conkling
has completed the apportionment
Showing the amount that must be
raised during the coming year' in each
county. Real and personal property
taxes for this purpose must be raised
in the various counties in the follow
ing amounts:
Oahu $289,441.65
Maui 120,484.40
Hawaii 130,312.45
Kauai 6y,430.30
' Total .,..$606,668.80
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The car that made good in a day
O. recite the achievements of the STUTZ would
fee t'o insult your intelligence. Suffice it to sax
thai the STUTZ has been the most consistent
performing car during its lifetime in the world.
TKe STUTZ rear construction has become famous,
an4 is being used by other manufacturers today,
who have found it to be the best. When a maker
can point to an unbroken record of consistent
performances such as the STUT it means every-
thing. Look the car over, and be convinced. It
has everything-Sturdiness, Speed, Easy Control,
Consistency, arid Graceful Lines.
4-Cylinder Roadster, 50 horsepower, $2000
4-Cy Under, 4-Passenger Touring, $2000; 6-Passenger $50 extra
6-Cylinder, 60 horsepower, $2250; 6-Passenger, $2300
chttman Carriage Co., Ltd-
Ten thousand Hudson curs wili be
built this year.
F. E. Howes, the Hudson dealer, to
day made the announcomu'. of this
liCws, but it was with a note cf re
gret because of iher fact that the out
put Is not 50 per cent in excess of that
number of cars.
The, ?ay purchasers of Hudson cars
are running at the present time in ftiis
territory would indicate the need of
at least 15.000 Hudsons to supply the
rising demand throughout the country.
Purchases of Hudson cars thus far
this season have been double that of
the best previous year, which was the
1911 season.
The endeavor is being made to rush
the orders for immediate shipment
that have gone forth from this terri
tory and the factory is working 21
hours a day and doubling the size of
its plant in order not to disappoint
ihose who have already placed orders
tor cars.
"The reason there will be but 10,000
Hudsons built for the entire world this
year," said Mr. Howes, "is that the
Hudson factory refuses to ship any car
that is not 100 per cent right and it ap
preciates the fact that in order to
make perfect cars, time and individ
ual attention must be given to each
car's manufacture.
"While the Hudson car is simple in
contrast with many other automobiles,
it is necessary that between each pro
cess of manufacture there be a myriad
of inspections and tests to determine
that the car has been built correctly.
All these things take time and the
announced output for this season's bus
iness is a reflection of the fact that
the Hudson factory officials place
quality over quantity. They believe It
is better to build 10,000 cars, each one
of which is given individual attention
and is known to be 100 per cent cor
rect from a manufacturing point of
view when it leaves the factory, than
it is to build 15,000 cars and possibly
have some that do not conform to the
high standard set for Hudson cars by
the 48 engineers who designed them."
"Cabbages and kings" Is a phrase
Usually quoted in a spirit of levity or
derision, but nowadays there is more!
significance in the coupling of thej
term than the average person believes.
This is due to the prosperity of the
modern truck gardener and it is sur
prising to note how many of this class
of American citizens Are fast becom
ing real klng3 of industry and thrift.
It is not uncommon vto find -many
wealthy and independent families who
have gained their competence by the
sale of cabbages and other true Scr
een produce. ' And, to a large extent,
the motor truck has brought affluence
out of mediocre success.
"Truck gardeners are among our
best friends and patrons," says Presi
dent John N. Willys, of the Gramm
Motor Truck Co., of Lima, Ohio. "Al
most daily we receive letters from
men engaged in this line of business
attesting the importance of the motor
truck in the industry. The substitu
tion of the truck for the horse and
wagon delivery in true gardening,
about a revolution. Truck gardeners
who operate trucks find themselves en
abled to carry on their business on a
large and more profitable scale; they
have more time to themselves for the
study of advanced methods to assist
in their calling and for recreation, and
the return for their labor is greater.
Motor trucks, as opposed to horse and
wagon adelivery in truck gardening,
allow for great loads in less time than
formerly, and for higher prices for pro
duct, because, through rapidity of
transportation it arrives on the market
in fresher condition. And where be
fore that the gardener was forced to
spend anywhere from one to 6 or 8
hours on the road, usually late at night
or very early in the morning, he can
now lie abed and rest. His truck will
make the trip to market in one-tenth
t he time the horses required."
So Headache, Biliousness, JSlupsrisli
Liver, Constipated Bowels or
Soar Stomach hj morning.
No odds how bad your liver, stom
ach or bowels; how much your head
aches, how miserable and uncom
fortable you are from constipation,
indigestion, biliousness and sluggish
iLtestines you always get the de
sired results with Cascarets and
quickly, too.
Don't let your stomal, liver and
bowels iake you miserable. Take
Cascarets tonight; put an end to the
headache, biliousness, dizziness, nerv
ousness, sick, sour, gassy stomach,
backache and all other distress;
cleanse your inside organs of all the
bile, gases and constipated matter
which is producing the misery.
A 10-cent box nion.is health, happi
ness and a clear head for months. No
more days of gloom and distress if
you will take a Casrart now and
then. All dnispists sell Cast ai :.-.
Don"t forget the children their littU'
insides need a good, gentle cleansing,
toe advertisement.
wil bie placed before winter is half over
The Cadillac has enjoyed many successful, many extraordinary seasons.
1913 is eclipsing all former successes.
NeveV'Sn its history has Cadillac enthusiasm been so strong, so widespread, so pervasive as now.
The new car has literaiiy taker, the country by storm.
The handsome lines, the deep, soft upholstery, the yielding springs, the riding qualities of almost vel
vety smoothness; the quiet engine of abundant power, the flexibility and the remarkable-, ease of con
trol; the standardization of parts the durability, the simplicity and the economy of maintenance; , the
practically 100 per cent efficient Cadillac Delco electrical system of automatic self-cranking and electric
lighting. NOW IN ITS SECOND SUCCESSFUL YEAR ON THE CADILLAC; these .and almost count
less other marks of distinction stamp the Cadillac as a car which leaves nothing to be desired, nothing
really worth while which a greater expenditure will procure.
The Cadillac production is large 15.000 cars fcr 1913 just one of the crt elements which make po.
sible the Cadillac car at the Cadillac price. '4
Before the new model was announced, dealers had contracted for this entire enormous output. They
had also" placed orders for several thousand more; our acceptance of these additional orders being con
ditional upon our being able by some means to supply them.
Without seeing the car or even its photograph, more than 3,000 individual purchasers placed their signed
orders. They had confidence in the Cadillac car and in the Cadilfce Company. ;
Four thousand of the new cars which have already been Csllvercd have vastly" intensified the early en
thus'asm . .They are proving that the confidence wai net misplaced. They are confirming the wisdom
of those who placed their orders in advance. .
Nearly everyone you meet is to use a common expression "Sold on the Cadillas." There seems to
be almost none left wno are not convinced of Cadilla? pre-eminence.
As we said at the outset: We believe that orders for nearly every 1913 Cadillac including those for
spring and summer deliveries will be placed before winter is' half over.
It behooves you, therefore, to arrange for as early a delivery as your dealer can give you.
By heeding this advice given you in aii sincerity you will avoid .disappointment. You will also avoid
the necessity of compromising on some other car a proceeding which almost invariably results in an
unsatisfied longing in the mind of the man who has once concluded that the Cadillac is tao car he
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To the Advertiser
Roumania delivered an ultimatum
to Bulgaria today, demanding the ces
sion of the city of Silistria and the
territory to the north of a line stretch
ing from iheve to Kaavara3, on the
Black ea, according to a new. a;;ene
dispatc:: tiom Scfii
Bulgaria, says the Sofia dispaUi),
is astounded at the ultimatum and
the demand of a cession of a
of her territory, whicii includes
eral important towns and somo
fcr.an fortifications.
The situation, which
t!1 ought well under way
peaceable settlement of
ences, has been tremendously cor ch
eated by the Rounianian-Aus'rian
move and it will require careful
handling by the diplomats of the
Powers to prevent a recurrence of the
fear of a general European war.
lus been
towards a
all differ-
Twenty-two anarchists in Paris,
now awaiting trial on the charge of
being associates of the notorious Bon
not Gamier, nearly succeeded in mak
ing their escape from prison last
A prisoner nametl K. Cherien,
whose cell was next to the guards
room, managed to break in during
the absence of the latter. H' drrssod
himself in a uniform and was in the
act of opening the cells of the bandits
when he was discovered by the
chief warden.
The British staampr Alcazar, with
a crew of twenty-three, which had
severe times offl' the North Carolina
coast for two wejbks and was reports!
last ni.zht leakng and calling for
quick assistanc" off Dir.mond Shoal
lightship, passe i in throimh the Vir
ginia Canes tint or her own stpm to
day, with a ad list to port, but
otherwise in fiirlv good cop. lit ion.
Federation of Labor.
Gompers declared that much of the
argument against the anti-injunction
bill that has already passed the . house
was on court decisions and prece
dents that were Trong in the begin
ning and that violated all of the pri
vate rights of labor.
. committee of the bouse of commons
investigating-, the Marconi "Wireless
contracts, and influential, members of,
the Asquith ministry, an important
decision has been, arrived at pavins
,the way for the. nullification of the
contract signed by the postmaster
general. .
After consultation between Sir Al
bert Spicer, chairman, of the select
I read U la the Star-Balletls. It
mast be so. , " . -..''';' " .
The right cftlabor to orsunizp and;
to be exempt fiom injunction without ;
notice in labor llisputes was the basi
of an argument before th senate j
judiciary eomnjittee today by Samuel ,
Gompers, president of the American
Why Look Older Than You Are?
The gentleman to the right of the reader (sketched
from life) is wearing old style or pasted double-vision
lenses. The lines of the reading wafers are noticeably
prominent and he has difficulty in adjusting his eyes
to the lenses. The cement used to join the two lenses
has become clouded and has made his glasses misty.
e The two figures to the left (sketched from life)
are wearing Kryptok double-vision lenses. There are
no seams on these glasses, because the reading lenses
arc fused invisibly within the distance lenses, o These
latter two persons are at ease, look dignified and
Alfred D. Fairweather
Manufacturing Optician

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