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EVENING BULLETIN, HONOLULU, T. H., SATURDAY, FEB. 18, 1911.
What Efficiency Did for the The success of the Overland is a splendid example of modern efficiency applied to automobiles. The Over land's supremacy is due to nothing else. Here are some features and facts which motor car buyers, in the year 1911, should be wise and shrewd enough to compare and consider. 11 Overland Amiil all tho changing conditions in inotoriloiu the coinings anil going, Cio lips ami downs tl:o soaring pres tige of the Overland has remained tho most notable fait. (her I, nun are already in use. De posits from dealers on tins year's models ececd any previous record. TIhto are live factories now all working on Ovi rlaiids. Enormous aililitioiis have been lately completed. lint, willi all our preparation ami all our capacity, it is already appar ent that, the spring demand will again far exceed our supply. before yon decide on a car, it is due to yourself that you lind out the reason for this amazing success. It Isn't Invention The Overland position in not due to control of any pre-eminent features. Motor car engineering was brought close to perfection when Overlands came enl. The three Overland years have brought no startling improve , nients in mechanism. Nor can the fu ture bring them. Our improi einents have been in the way of simplicity, of lessened trouble and lessened cost of upkeep. We have built for the careful, economical buyers, most of whom run their own ears. For two. years our engineers gave their whole attention to creating an almost trouble-proof car. In doing this they designed an engine which has proved itself a masterpiece of mechanism. The year just pa.t was devoted mainly to improving the Overland style. The impressive lines of the new-model Overlands, the splendid finish, the myriad little touches, siiow the result of these efforts. All thes perfections have aided suc cess. Hut they are trilles compared with what has been done through efficiency. The Extreme of Care The main Overland factory was once the plant of the I'ope-Toledo a famous high-priced car. So li mi ll reds of our men, when they Started on Overlands, had been trained for years in high-class engineering. The inspectors here were men Of advanced ideals. They knew mate rials and demanded the best of them. They had never been stinted on price. Thus we were equipped from the start witli a wealth of the best talent ever employed in making automo biles. We started a system of super-in- spoetion the same as we employ to day. The various parts of each Ov erland car pass more than one thou sand Inspections. Each is subjected to severer tests than it ever will get in I'so. ICaeli Overland engine is run for 48 hours bt fore it goes into the car. Kuril crankshaft is turned six thous and times in its bearings. Kneli finished chassis is given two severe road tests. Any factory error is thus found and corrected before the car leaves our hands. The result is that Overland owners have all received perfect ears. They have needed no breaking in. Wiak nesses did not develop. Every buyer became an Overland enthusiast. And those owners have sold our cars. Cutting Down Cost The next step was to equip our plauts so Ihatfevery part could be built in our factories, better and cheaper than anywhere else. We installed hundreds of automatic machines, each of which cut the cost of some part. Each gave us exactness to the thousandth part of an inch. And each made the part interchangeable. We employed inventors, systemat ized and expert machinists. Anil we gave them carte blanche on any ex pense which would serve to cut down some cost. The investment to date in this modern equipment amounts to $3,000,000. Overhead expense was gradually cut by enormous production. This item which costs more than the la bor on most motor cars is but a trifle per car on the Overland. Tho cost of Overlands, in tho past two years, lias been cut 2S per cent. That means an average of $:!00 per car. And every ctnt of that saving has gone to Overland buyers. That is a real reduction. It is not like cut prices on old-model cars.. It is not like the bargain sales of motor cars that failed. It is the simple re sult of efficiency carried to far ex tremes. ' Overland costs are now at the bot tom. The costs of making and selling have been reduced to the minimum. The margin or pro lit. is as small as it ever can be. Neither we nor our rivals can ever hope to sell an equal car for less. There can bo no further reductions. The buyer of a 1911 Overland will never find a car made as good as it can be a cr uof equal size and power sold for any less. In these model plants, with their enormous production, efficiency bus done all that it can do. The time is past when mere assem blers of cars can compete with real motor car makers. One cannot pay profits to a hundred parts makers and compete with a factory which makes its own parts. One cannot trust others with his reputation. He must watch every process, inspect every material. Tho man who pretends to make the car must suffer for all mistakes. The wise molor car buyers will in sist on u car that is made in the shop that's behind it. Fore-Door Bodies The cars of the future will have fore doors. Iloth in Europe and America, in the finest makes, fore door models are practically universal. Before many months,' open-front models will be as unsalable as the old-time rear-door tonneaus. Most open-front cars arc simply left over models. And they are, or should be, sold at heavy reductions. In buying a touring car for years to come, insist, on a fore-door model. Get a style which ia coming in, not a style going out. No reduction in price can compensate for a car that is out of date. See that tho maker doesn't add the fore-doors to a left-over open-front Note the differences in design. Note, body. The res"lt is a botch. The finest fore-door models like the Overland have the flush bodies, giving six inches more room in each seat. They have the straight lines which give impressive appearance. Note bow every curve and line iu the Overland picture shows the car's up-to-dateness. We still make open fronts for those who desire them. Hut the Overland lino for 1911 is a fore-door line. And the .fore-door models cost no extra price. Don't pay anyone extra for them. Other Comparisons In comparing cars, compare the power, the cylinder sizes, the wheel base and the size of wheels. Com pare each item in the specifications to see where the differences lie. You can easily find out which car gives most for the money. Compare the equipment. See that the maker includes the necessities such as magneto,' headlights and suf ficient tire size iir his advertised price. Compare tho appearance, 'for your satisfaction , depends largely on that. Note what a difference hand-buffed leather makes. Note the wide differ ences in painting and varnishing. for instance, how the doors curve in tho Overland model pictured here, to continue the curve of the front. Note that the door handles are on the in side. All these little perfections in dicate infinite care. Compare, if you can, what owners say. There arc Overland owners ev erywheie. They will tell you what they got. and what you can expect. Give no car credit for anything mystical. You can see what a car gives if you look at the facts.' Mystical advantages arc very expensive. They have doubled the proper price some times. ' Make these comparisons in justice to yourself and to Overlands. If (ho Overland gives more than any. other car for the money, we want the credit and you want tho saving. Be fair enough to lind it out. 22 Overland Models There are 22 Overland models for 1911, so that every motor cur buyer can exactly meet bis ideas on size and style, on power and price. Tho power runs from 20 to 40 horse power the wheel bases from 96 to 118 inches the ' prices from $775 to $1,673. The body styles include all that are wanted. All are four cyl inder cars. Agents AN The OVERLAND for 1911 Licensed under Selden patent " ': ' IC" With t:.c app. ueh of the line weath er Hie automobile business has lukcli L.K0M11T fresh start tins week. The re pair i.epaitaiint of the von llamiu loung lumpmiy, lit spite of its, large auditions, was crowded to the utmost, 'ackarcls Sold. 'liie J'acKard cur the great favorite in Honolulu us well as all over the V iiiled .State;,---during the week again loiind M'MTal eiituusiustie purchasers. A line .Model U Packard runaouut was kind to J if. K. I.'. U atcrhouse. Another Packard car was delivered by the von liainin-Young Company ilurlii;.; the week was a line 5-passen-ger touring' car of the famous fore i.oor body type to A. A. Young. Several Packard enthusiasts from the mainland are among the tourists vlsltiii.; Honolulu. Mrs. Hough o Stockton brought her large 7-passeu-ger Packard touring car with her and ; is enjoying the beautiful Island scenery j in same. Another Packard owner who is in Honolulu at present Is T. llnle son, who is driving bis beautiful lull Packard runabout ull over Oahu. Jlr. and Mrs. Iluteson are visitors at tho Ai nana 1 Intel. . Cadillacs. j The l.'adillac bus come to tho fore' this week, the sale of a line l'Jll denii toimeau four-passenger car being lie- j fotiatcd by "'the von .- 1 latum-Young Company with Harold Castle. Anion--; the. tourists arriving this week was C. S. Kdwnrds of Vancou- j ver, H. O. ,, JUr. Hdwards brought with bini bis line 1U11 live-passenger Cad-1 iliac. j Another Cadillac owner , from thfl mainland who is at present in llo- ; mil til u is Mr. Spencer, a prominent 1 anker from .Seattle. ' i 'J be next carlo id of Cadillacs due to arrive for the von 1 lanim-Young Com- j puny should reach here early in March. Several cars out of this shipment have already been sold. j Overland Sold. Mr. Hel'.ocning of the von Hiimm- 1 Young Company, who went to Maui a short time ago to deliver an Overland demi-tonnenu to Dr. Osmers, reports, the sale of a model R Stevens-Puryca ' touring car to B. II. Rahe. Tho Ste-1 vens-Duryea Is one of the lies known cars on the Islands. . j Stcddard-Dayton. During- the week Henry Holmes join id the ranks of automobile enthusi asts, having purchased from the von 1 t.iniin-Yotiug Company a pretty littlu Stoddard-Dayton runabout, which be states is a wonderful Improvement over , a 1 -or.se and buggy. The car runs beau tifully, and Is just the kind of locomo tion to bring Mr. Holmes' tine resl dince on Pacific Heights within easy, reach of town. I Hovyej.Roaiijned. j 'This' week Krnnk K. Howe?! resigned from the sales force of the von llainrri Yonng Company to become manager of the AsMieinted (Swage. The best wishes of the von 1 lanim-Young Com-' puny accompany him for bis future success. Mr. Howes' place with, tho' von Ilaniin-Yoiing Company has been1 filled by .Mr. Taylor of California, who ! las had over ten years' experience ill the automobile business, not only in; the mechanical end, but in the demon- strating and stiles end as well. Mr. Taylor is therefore well suited for this ' position and has already made a num- ! ber of friends in the short time he has ! been in the Islands. Pope- Hartfords. The carload of Pope-Harlfords which is due at the von Hamm-Young sales rooms has not arrived as yet, but is expected by the first steamer. Tills car litis made a wonderful record for itself in the speedway events In the Southwest. ARMY AND NAVY will lie greatly minimized. The oniccr on watch can by a turn of the wrist iu case of emergency reverse till engines, though running at full speed, ami set them rticin f backward. The invention is designed specially for turbine en gines. Seamen Landed. Information was received at the ytafe Department on January 21! of the hiiiilin.v; of about thirty American sea men from the V. H. S. Tacoma and about the same number of British sail ors from 11. M. S. Brilliant at Celba to protect American and other foreign in terests. The gunboats , Petrel and Wheeling- have been selected for duty in Central American waters to relieve the Tacoma and Marietta, which will return to the United States Ceiba was captured by the revolutionists, under General Bonilla, on January 2ti. Both sides respected the neutral ground reserved for American and British sub jects Jy the commanders of tho war ships of those countries. Commander Cooper of the U. S. gunboat Marietta seized the Hornet, General Bonilla's gunboat', January 19, and placed a force aboard. Commander Cooper's despatch stated that It had been found necessary to place a force on board In order to detain tile Hornet. NEW tEAQUE - i IS AllllQll National Republicans Have Large "Reform" Plans Laid. Leprosy Cure. An apparent cure for leprosy has been found in the Philippines, accord ing to Secretary of War Dickinson, lie calls this cure cbaulnioogra oil, and hopes it will turn nut to be a real speeilie for the disease. Dr. Victor G. 1 leper, who Is in charge of the medi cal department of the. insular govern ment, told him that within a genera tion or two leprosy will have practi cally disappeared from the islands, ow ing to the -success of segregating the lepers. I inly a few have not been transported lo the island of Culion. The natives have become so educated to the danger of contamination that only little opposition is now made to the removal of the afflicted. While inde pendence Is n great thing for those who know bow In make use of it, we are prepared to say that If leprosy shall within the next fifty years be ban ished from the Philippines the boon will more thnn offset whatever lost Imag inary blessings the most sanguine and optimistic anti-imperialist could imag ine flowing from the exercise of com plete independence; for It Is not con ceivable that the Filipinos themselves, with their Ignorance of sanitation and prophylaxis, would drive out that most awful disease If left to their own devices. Investigation On. The cause of the accident to a 5-Inch gun at the Indian Head Proving Ground November 3, when Lieut. Ar thur G. Caffee and three ordnance men were killed, will he thoroughly inves tigated by a court of intpiiry, com posed of lieiir-Adinirul.s Bradford, Da vis npd Baker, all on the retired list of the navy. The report of the Inquest board, which found that four lives were lost by an "unavoidable accident." . it is said, Is not satisfactory to Secretary Meyer. lie has decided that the en tire matter should receive a most thor ough investigation, with a view to de termining just what was the cause of the accident. It is said that the breech mechanism of the gun bad been found to be defective, and the court has been authorized not only to determine who is responsible for the condition of the gun, but also to recommend some method remedying the defect. Too Much Hike. An attack of sciatica brought on by the physical test Is described In the Naval Medical Bulletin for January by Asst. Surg. J. A. !. Sinclair, U. S. N. The patient Is a captain iu the V. H. Marine Corps, of the age of forty-two years. His ullinent resulted directly ; , GRAB0WSKY TRUCK " To Prevent Collisions. George Westinghouse is reported to have completed an Invention by which danger to ships from collisions at sea 1. IV.. 2 and 3 TONS - 45 H. P, HONOLULU POWER WAGON CO Agents 875 South. Near King Street Phone 21C8 (.Special Bulletin Correspondence.) i - (By John E. Monk.) i"'"" WASIHXGTtKV.n I). . C, Feb. 3. P5EEE The National Progressive Republican League just organized has not yet set lire to anything, but It is young yet and has two large barrels behind It, those of Senator Bourne of Oregon and Gilford Pinehot, who was dismiss ed by President Taft as forester lor In subordination, Both Senator Bourne and Mr. Pinehot aro many times mil lionaires. Seme observers seem to see hi the movement an attempt to corral the next Presidential nomination for a Middle-Western progressive Republican such as Senator Le Follette of Wis consin or Senator Cummins of Iowa. The league has a comprehensive set of principles, including ull the "pro gressive" Ideas. The National Progressive Republican League's oliicers are: Jonathan Bourne Jr., Oregon, president; George Nor ris, Nebraska, 1st vice-president; Chase S. Osborn, Ml'bigun, 2nd vice-president; Charles R. Crane, Chicago, treas urer; Frederic C. Howe, secretary. Its printed matter says: "The National Progressive Republi can League Is organized solely for the promotion of popular government. Its purpose Is to purge politics of special privilege and selfish Interest, and to substitute therefor the general welfare of the whole people. It aims to make the government directly responsible to the popular will; to enable the peopls $ 4- -" ' S ? -3 $? S "J1-" SS from the heavy muscular exercise ami chilling Incident to his physical walk of the prescribed fifty-mile walk. About half of the distance was over a rough, uneven and partly frozen trail. "Pain and stillness ol the left lower extreni-. Ity had become progressively worse from their llrst Indication, and on tho morning of the third day of the test he found, on arising from n short rest, that the extremity was quite stiff,' and for a few' momenta be was unable to move the member. He had now some tweh'e and a half ' mites to cover and va Beterinined. fo. finish the test. As he walked the stiffness anil pain wore off, but he dared not stop for another rest. Cntil after the examination by the medical oIMcer at the conclusion of the walk he felt little pain, but shortly after the examination the pain return ed to such an extent that he had to take to his bed, So severe did the pain become that on the second day the leg was splinted, and It was not till the sixteenth day that the p-itlcnt was discharged cured. to select Cicir p.tblic servants, ynd to 1 oal a'l oll-ciaL directly accountable to the composite eitiztn. By this mean 4 the personal obligation, always exist in;; where the publij servant is nomi nated or selected by a convention, cau cus or politic :i 1 o-,s, will be destroyed, "Popular government will be achiev ed tl.rourh the ileet'on of United Stnle S -nators by direct vote of tho pio.-le; dire -t primaries for the nomi nation of nil elective otHclals; the di rect election of delegates to national, convent lens, w! opportunity for the voter to expfis-t hi-i choice for Presi dent and Vice-President; amendment i lo State i oust It u' loin providing for tho inlti'tive ml n f milium and recall and a tbo. o.igh-olh ; corrupt practises-' act." John Larson is a sailor bold but he went about with a rather, heavy list to port and as a result had a very close call from drowning yesterdiy meining. Larson wa-s rescued from what might havo bocn a watery grave through the prompt and timely as sistance of Harbor Police OHlcer A. K. Carter and the several boat boys. Larson had partially filled Ms bal last tanks with a mixture of liquids that rendered him incapable of niain- tabling a true course. He finally wandered to tin niauka end -of the Matsoit wharf and went to sleep. While in the land of nod, Larson rolled from the wharf into the water. His struggles brought Ollicer Carter to tho sceno. With the assistance of a stout boat hook, Larson was iished out, not a great deal the worse for his wetting but thoroughly scared. On his person were several partially filled bottles of wine. Jji-"For Rent" cards on tale it Cie Bulletin offiro sen 11 , ; May's Old Kona Coffee OLD is truly descriptive of our KONA Coffee. We purchase the new coffee and store it until by age it has acquired the won derful aromatic properties that have made MAY'S OLD KONA COFFEE so popular in the islands and on the Mainland. MAY'S OLD KONA COFFEE is freshly roasted every morning in a scientifically-constructed oven insuring the retention of an exceptionally high percentage of the aroma. . You can have this coffee freshly ground or, if you prefer, in the whole berry HENRY MAY & CO., LTD. The Leading Grocers Telephone 1271 um mum unfit it frnm mtimm 51152