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THE WASHINGTON TIMES, SUNDATPEIL 30, '1911.
LAST LAP OF TRIP
Roads Found in Good Con
dition on Way to
Excellent progress is being; made by
the pathfinders who are laying out the
route for the Glldden reciprocity tour.
Nearly three-quarters of the route has
been covered, and according to S. M.
Butler, chairman of the contest board
of the American Automobile Associa
tion, who has charge of this years
run, it is one of the most delightful
trips ever designed for the classic Glld
After a rest today, the Glldden scouts
Trill thread their way northward from
the Connecticut river valley section of
Massachusetts and cross the border line
Into Canada, The balance of the trip
will include much plcture&que country
and' quaint Canadian towns. The roads
thus far encountered by the pathfinders
have been unusually good for this time
of the year.
Will Be Scenic Tour.
This ycar"s Glldden tour will be dif
ferent from all of its predecessors, for
much varied country will be Included in
the route. Starting In Washington, and
crossing the hills of Maryland, made fa
mous In the civil war through the ac
tivities of "Stonewall" Jackson and
others, the caravan of cars will move
northeasterly through the flat New Jer
tey country to the Jersey coast, taking
In the beach resorts, such as Lakewood,
with its stately pines; Asbury Park,
Long Branch, and Seabright. with their
surf-beaten shores. Thence the cars
will go jia New York to the Connecti
cut valley. In the realm of the well
known "scenic tour," with Its elegant
New England roads, the rolling , Berk
shire hills, the steep Green mountains,
and then into the forest and lake region
of the Dominion.
Seven Days of Tour.
As the tour has been tentatively plan
ned, it will cover a period of seven
days and a distance of about 1,091 miles.
AH the days will not be traveling ones,
however, as on the fifth day a hill' climb
will be held, and all competing cars will
be obliged to climb the slope with the
same equipment, gear ratio, and pas
senger load as when traveling in the
tour proper. As yet the hill has not
been decided upon definitely, although
the pathtindlng car negotiated several
. cilmbs. any of which would be suitable
for the purpose intended. It Is under
stood, however, that a hill near Mont
peller, Vt., will be selected 'for the
climb, which is a feature never before
Introduced in a Glldden tour. The rela
tive performance will be by a price
time handicap, which will be announced
as soon as the hill is surveyed.
This handicap will be based on the
relative performance of stock oars In
the seven price divisions of Class "A" bf
the contest board rules. In twelve im
portant hill climbs held during the past
season. ' Each car, to avoid penalty,
must climb the hill in the time specified
for its division. For each second, or
fraction thereof, consumed in excess of
the specified time, a penalty of one
point, or fraction thereof, will be Im
posed. The timing of the cars will be
recorded by the Warner electrical tim
ing apparatus. Supplemental regulations
governing the hill climb are soon to be
There will be one day of rest Sunday,
June 25 and on the following day the
contest will come to an end at Ottawa,
the Canadian capital.
Slice of Morgan Cash
For Japanese Woman
LENOX, Mass.. April CO. Since the
death of George H. Morgan, it is prob
able that a large share of the J. Pler
pont Morgan estate of millions will go
to a Japanese woman.
George Morgan was a cousin of the
multi-millionaire, and, while in Japan
several years ago, he married an Orien
tal aristocrattic beautv. She is now
known as Mrs. Yuki Kate Morgan.
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MOTORISTS HERE . -FAVOR
"Mother Washington Memorial Highway" to Fredericks
burg, as Proposed in Representative Jones' Bill, Would
Be Welcomed by Capital Automobile Men.
' Withinnn mninrlsli are manifesting
a great deal of interest in a bill Intro-
duced in the House this week by Repre
sentatlve William A. Jones of VIrglnin,
appropriating $100,000 for the construc
tion of a national highway from this
city to Fredericksburg, Va., by way of
Mt. Vernon. The proposed highway is
to be known as the "Mother Wash
ington memorial highway," in memory
and in honor of George Washington's
The bill provides in effect that the
Director of the Office of Public Roads
shall designate from his office one chief
engineer and the necessary assistants,
who shall proceed to make the surveys.
The road is to be 100 feet wide, of stand
ard macadam construction, with the
necessary bridges, culverts, and guard
At the present time Mt. Vernon is
practically Inaccessible to motorists, and
the construction of the road would fill
a long-felt want. Continuing it to
Fredericksburg would give motorists
one of the finest-pieces of roadway to
be found anywhere in this country, and
at the same time open up to the motor
ing fraternity a section of the country
that is rich in historic interest.
"I learn with more than passing in
terest that Representative Jones is seek
ing to secure an appropriation of $100,000
to build a memorial road from Wash
ington to Fredericksburg by way of Mt.
Vernon, said W. S. Duvall. president of
the Automobile Club of Washington.
"Everv member of our organization ia
a booster for this project, and at the
next meeting of the board of governors
the matter will be brought up for dis
cussion. Through its affiliation with the
American Automobile Association, our
club will seek to secure the aid of all
the automobile clubs in the country tn
securing the enactment of the Jones
The fact that three National cars have
i mr in hi French crand prize
race to be run over the Parthe circuit
Sunday, jury z, gives mr n .-'."-added
interest to American motorists.
It is probable the cars will be driven by
John Aitken, Charley Merz, and Howard
Wilcox. Merz is rapidly making a
place for himself as a long distance
driver. Since January 1 he has won one
big event and finished second in two
others. If Wilcox continues his phe
nomenal work, he will soon be regarded
as the find of 1911. So far this year he
has outbid In speed and daring many
who have been in the racing game for
a much longer period. Wilcox secured
his training as mechanician for John
Aitken, who has long been numbered
among the speed mercnanis ox uie
Word has Just keen received by H- B.
Lenry, Jr.. the Hudson agent, that Hud
son automobiles are now doing a taxi
cab service to points of interest around
the Pyramids in Egypt. This modern
contrivance looks peculiar Indeed with
its ancient setting, with the Pyramids
as a background and a white turbaned
Arab as a chauffeur Travelers who
have Just returned from there say,
however, that all the Jargon of the
trade in soliciting patrons Is Just as no
ticeable on the part of these drivers
of American motor cars as accompanies
the solicitation of the guide known to
to all who have visited them in the pan
generation, who insists that he helped
to carry Mark Twain to the top of the
"The Krit car, which has met with
some famous success in hill rllmblng,
will doubtless be found In many con
tests, particularly hill climbs, during the
coming season." said R. C. Wilson, the
Krit agent here. "The Krlt Company
has not attempted any systematic con
test work in the past, but various
owners have entered their cars in con
tests, particularly hill climbs, and have
been so successful that several other
enthusiastic Krlt users have announced
their intention to show the way up the
steep inclines this summer. Aside from
the entries of Krlt cars by owners, the
factorv probablv will be represented in
the big hill-cll'mbing contests.
"One of the greatest spring tests ever
made was conducted at the Ford Auto
mobile plant In Detroit the other day.
when a Vanadium steel spring used in
the Ford enr m-o made to bend as
far below the axle as it stood above
wherr In repose," said Claude Miller, of
Miller Brothers, the Ford agents.
"According to Sales Manager Haw-
i kins, of th Ford Motor Comnany. no
springs to be found on any vehicle rould
R. C. Smith, president of the Over
land Washington Motor Company, has
been Informed that the vacancy In the
board of directors of the Willys-Overland
Company caused by the resignation
of W. H. Brown, of Indianapolis, has
been filled by the election- of George W.
Bennett; general sales and advertising
manager of the company, to. the office.
Mr. Bennett Is ono of the earliest pio
neers In the Industry, and has been in
his present position for about one. year.
He has had many years of successful
experience in the marketing of auto
mobiles, and the action of the Overland
company's directors best expresses his
most recent success.
With a number of newspaper men as
passengers, S. A. Luttrell, of the Lut
trell company, agents for the Packard,
left today for New York in a Packard
car. Rumor has It he Is out for a rec
ord between this city and New York,
but Mr. Luttrell declined to admit It.
The route selected Is via Lancaster,
York, and Philadelphia. After spending(
a day in New York, tne party win re
turn to Washington over what Is known
as the short route, which is by way of
Philadelphia, Wilmington, Havre de
Grace. Baltimore, and Laurel.
Several hundred motorists last Jilght
attended the opening of the country
home of the Automobile Club of Wash
lngton. The house committee, of which
E. H. Johansen is chairman, arranged
an attractive program of moving pic
tures and music, which was mucn ap
m eclated by the members and their
guests. A buffet luncheon was served
during the evening. Among those pres
ent were Commissioner Cuno H. Ru
dolph. Logan Waller Page, director of
the office of public roads; Frederick H.
Elliott, secretary of the Touring Club
of America: Frank v. Kiman, is. L..
Brlce, and "Cy" Cummlngs.
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Children of Chicago
Hunt Kidnaped Girl
CHICAGO, April 30.-Sharp eye and'
keen wits' of 210,000. school children are
enlisted in the search for Elsie Farou-
bek, kidnaped from her home a month'
ago. The public school children, with
the .sanction of Mrs.-EHa Flagg Young,
the superintendent of schools, have been
set at work to aid in finding the stolen
Partlea are being organized among the
chlld'ren for systematic search . of all
portions of the city. The kidnaping of
the little "Paroubek girl has caused the
Introduction Into the Illinois legislature
of a bill authorizing the State to offer
rewards In kldhaplng'cases as they now
can for the apprehension of a murderer.
This West Virginian
Has an Ample Wife
WAYNE, W. Va.. 'April SO.-DIffer-ence
in weight areeaslly overcome by
that great equalizer love, forMiss Ger
trude May Davis, who weighs 639
pounds, was married yesterday' to M, C.
McGorry, who weighs 119.
BUICK MODEL 14
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WAREHOUSE, 1139 17th St. N. W.
Bottle Gives Clue to . .,
ATLANTIC CITY, N. J.,. April 30.-
Llfe-savers here and- at -all-other sta
tions along the Atlantic coast have
entered upon a systematic search for
the crew of the schooner Mary J be
cause a note found In a bottle tells
that the crew had left the foundered
pchooner and was floating without wa
ter ' or provisions.
The note was written on a niece of
canvas and placed In the bottle. The
waves carried the bottle to the beach.
Automobile Club Holds
Its Formal Housewarming
.The Automobile Club formally opened
Its clubhouso on Georgia avenue with a
smoker last night. After a gathering
for the renewal of old acquaintances
and the indulgence In reminiscences of.
the club last season, moving pictures
Commissioner Rudolph was among
those present, and he made a short
speech, congratulating the members on
the reopening of the club.
h spw many
HI noiselessly swept by and argued with yourself that It must be one
I of those high-priced machines that cost well up In the four flg-
I You orobably did not know at the time that your easrer even
Is but $1,600.
car manufacturers In the world.
v This car Is equipped with a powerful "10" has the fashionable fore
doors, with door handles and shifting levers Inside, giving the machine that
clean cut, well groomed ap"pearance.
In every sense this Overland is a town and country car. One to take
country -(Jaunts and Long tours in one that is large and roomy 'enough to
pack In a good sized party a car that Is built for country service as well
as zor tne social service in tne city.
The man who owns this Overland eliminates the necessity of getting sev.
eral machines. Look us up. A demonstration is at your convenience.
Twenty-two Models in the Overland. Prices range from
$775.00 to $1,675.00
Overland Washington Motor Co.
Villagers of a Name.
In the village of Walchwll, Switzer
land half of the natives have the name
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Tires 10 per cent oversize tires which can't rim-cut
tires used by 64 motor car makers
Do you know that Goodyear No-Rim-Cut
tires have become the sensation
among men who know?
Last year our tire sales increased
200. This year 64 makers of motor
cars have contracted for these tires.
Over half a million have already been
sold enough to equip 125,000 cars.
Don't you wish to know why these
patented tires have jumped into such
A 25 Saving
The fact that these tires can't be rim
cut saves the average motorist 25$.
For rim-cutting ruins more automo
bile tires than any other single cause.
To run on a flat tire for even a block
may wreck it beyond repair.
Goodyear No-Rim-Cut tires con
trolled by our pat
entsget rid of this
trouble forever. We
have run them flat
as far as 20 miles.
They simply can't
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Here is the lightest ' weight car and strongest in con
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and the least wear and teawon the motor. The light weight
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1105-07 14th St. N. W. Phone N. 4170
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times nave you gazed at one oi these
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You probably do not realize now
rich design and mechanical perfection can be had at '
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14th St. N. W.
Curios Catch Tourists.
Australian curios and tribal idols are
ragf.-rly made in Oermany to catch tha.
money of the tourists.
Another 25 f
Goodyear No - Rim - Cut tires are
made 10 & oversize. The hooklesa
base permits us to do that.
That means . 10 more air 10.
added carrying capacity. It takes care
of the extras the top, glass front, gas
tank, etc. It avoids the overloading
which otherwise-occurs with nine cars,
Overloading is the main cause of
blow-outs. This 10 oversize, with tha
average car,adds25 to the tire mileage.
These two features togethert as.
proved over and over, will double tha
service one, gets from tires.
Last year these tires cost one-fifth .
more than other standard tires. Yet the
figures show how many.gladly paid the
The saving is clear.
You'll, get them If
you insist on them..
Our Tire Book is
based on 12 years of
experience. Ask us
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