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s—power jjs You find —in the 1916 Detroit Jm Electric —an abundance of power J® TB —smooth, resistless power that enables yo" to climb any hill and fIC JB pull through heavy roads easily BL| Thi» power flows from the batteries in a perfectly continuous stream. There are no explosions to jar and tire you and batter the mechanism. You seem fairly to float along over the roads. And because there is no over-powerful engine pounding away at 2000 revolutions per minute as in gas cars the costly bills for □B repairs, adjustments and replacements which burden many motorists do not J® trouble the owner of a Detroit Electric. J If you have never ridden in the modern ■P Detroit Electric there is a very real pleasure awaiting you on your demon ■jß' 1916 Detroit Electric Prices jjJ® Model 61 4-pass. Brougham, $1975 Model 60 5-pas«. Duplex Drive Brougham, $2275 Model 59 5-pa»s. Rear Drive Brougham, $2225 _JM Model 58 5-pais. Front Drive Brougham, $2250 ■ j Model 57 4-pa6s. Rear Drive Brougham, $2175 Model 56 3-pasi. Cabriolet, / $2075 jH Detroit Electric Service Station jj WO 1.1 NT) EX AXD SHTtt'B STREETS BC JH C. B. HOFFER, Mgr.. Residence, 9X. Front St. Bell Phone Sls-R National 'Twelve" Attracts Many at Auto Show That the twelve-cylinder car is at tracting universal attention was evi denced at the Indianapolis Annual Auto Show last week, when more than thirty thousand show visitors in spected the new National twelve cylinder cars. National built the first American six-cylinder cars, therefore, it is natural that they should be pion eers with twelve-cylinder cars. Two distinct advantages are claimed for the '"Twelve"; more even flow of power with consequent absence of gear shifting and the elimination of vibration which has been so destruc tive to automobile motors. The Na tional "Twelve" motor is built in two blocks of six cylinders, each placed V shaped. Cylinders are 2%x4*4 and develop full seventy horsepower with out Vibration. One of the distinct ad vantages claimed for the National "Twelve" over all other V type mo tors is that the valves are placed out side of the V and not down in the mid dle. This makes them very accessible, fully as much as on any four or six cllnder motor. National "Highway" cars are built in six .and twelve-cylinder models. With the innovation of the "High way" cars, it is noteworthy that a Na tional can now be purchased for less than $2,000. The "Highway Six" sells for $1,690 and the "Highway Twelve" sells for $1,990. Many car owners have wanted National cars, but all former Nationals have been a little too much for them financially. They have wanted Nationals slightly lighter hut with all the stamina of the Na tionals of racing fame. The "High way" models have been built in re sponse to these requests. That the name "Highway" is ap propriate for the new Nationals is evidenced by the many letters that hav« been received at the factory in quiring about the new National "trans continental" or "cross-country" cars. This would indicate that the buying public is now in a touring mood. Woman Wins Race in West With Saxon Roadster When the Saxon Roadster, driven by Miss Kathleen Dee. of Rock Island. 111., flashed across the line a winner at the Rock Island races. Miss Dee took her place as the first woman driver to engage in an automobile speed event within the past ten years. The race in which Miss Dee cap tured the honors was a two-mile event, held at the Rock Island race track. At the end of the race. Miss Dee was leading by seventy-five feet. She entered a challenge to any car on the grounds, at any distance from two to five miles. Before engaging in the challenge race. Miss Dee drove a half mile in the fast time of 4 2 2-5 seconds, in spite of the fact that the turns in the track are not banked and the track itself is only slightly more than a half mile, making driving somewhat peril ous. The same roadster which Miss Dee piloted also won the ten-mile event at Headquarters For All Makes of Good-as-New Cars We are trading in four and six-cylinder cars on the new Cadillac that are good as new, and it will be possible to get practically any make that you fancy at a bargain if you get in touch with us. Is also an opportunity to trade your present car for a later and more up-to-date model. Drive around in yonr car and see if we can't make a "swap." Crispen Motor Car Co. 413-417 S. Cameron St. NOTE;—We are making people happy by delivering them one of the woniicrful new Cadillac "Eights" at the rate of six a week. SATURDAY EVENING, HAKRISBCRG TELEGRAPH SEPTEMBER 11,1915. the Tri-City Amateur speed meet in the time of 14 minutes and 3 8 sec- In winning at Rock Island this car added to laurels won by Saxon cars in other speed events in various parts of the country. Although the Saxon Motor Company has never officially entered racing, reports are being re ceived every week telling of victories scored by private owners with stock models, thus proving the possibilities of light weight cars in racing events. Drives Cadillac Eight 419 Miles in One Day Racing cars have covered 800 miles on a paved track In something like six hours, but It is doubtful if any stock car ever covered, in one day. and over ordinary roads, the distance recently recorded by a Cadillac Eight in New England. This car made a trip from Providence, R. 1., to Franconla Notch, N. H.. and return, 419 miles, in one day.of driving. The trip to the Notch from Provi dence was made in faster time than the return. The distance is 200 miles, and the car was at the Notch 360 min utes after leaving Providence. At times, the speedometer registered 67 miles per hour. Early in the run, fog was encountered; and throughout the trip mountain roads of fair quality were traversed. On the return, the same roads were traversed for the main part, but sev eral detours were made to pass through towns not included in the route taken on the trip north from Providence, which acounts for the greater distance of the run back to Providence. The car was driven the entire distance by A. J. Feltham, of Providence, and carried six passen gers. 3,000 Scripps-Booths Will Be Sent to Paris Peters & Sons. Ltd.. of Paris, France, have Just placed an order for 3,000 Seripps-Booth cars to be delivered within the next twelve months. The Scripps-Booth abroad is becom ing as familiar a sight as on New York and Chicago boulevards. Peters & i Sons, Ltd.. represent Europe's elite. Coach builders to His Majesty the King i for 125 vears. and handling only such ! cars as the Turcat-Merry et Cie. Mar : sellles, and the Austin lines, it is ouite fitting and proper that they should have added the Scripps-Booth as their I light-weight car. I The Scripps-Booth In quality and mechanism is equal to the foreign j higher-priced, heavier cars—light weight is its special virtue. Peters A 1 Sons. Ltd., furnish the Scripps-Booth I mostly to patrons already owning big, I heavy cars, but desiring a Scripps | Booth for that kind of service a hlgh i class lightweight car can best render. The Scripps-Booth is a lightweight <-ar built along fashionable lines. It i represents the acme of beauty, luxury, i elegance, refinement. At the same time it has a powerful motor, top i speed, unusual mechanical efficiency in i every way. THE NEW REO MODELS REO ANNOUNCES PRICE REDUCTION Reo the Fifth Retains Its Standard Qualities and New Six Is a Strikingly Beantiful Car Just as certain events In the finan cial and sporting world have come to be looked upon as indicating the trend of things for the coming year, so the annual announcements of the Reo Motor Car Company is considered by experienced motorists and those in the automobile trade. One reason for this Is undoubtedly the fact that the Reo Company in variably makes its announcements in September whereas others are usually made in June. The other reason is the enviable position the Reo occupies in the in dustry; its stability (one of the strong est financially), and the fact that Reo values as announced from time to time go a long way toward setting the standards. This year, perhaps more than ever before, motorists have looked for ward to the Reo announcement and there has been considerable discussion as to whether this conservative con cern would announce any radically new models or would stick to types of cars that have become recognized as standard. Few In the trade expected Reo to Join the radicals. Reo success, based on what might be termed ultra-con servatism, had been so remarkable that few expected any departure from the beaten course The expected has happened. The Reo announcement made throughout the United States this Saturday and Sunday, the 11th and 12th, will un doubtedly create a tremendous sensa tion, but it will not be because of radically new features in the two models. The sensation Is found In the tremendously low price for next year's Reos, coupled with the mani fest improvements and in both of them. To predict which of the two Reo models will be the leader for the coming year would be impossible. Last year there was no "leader" in the Reo line. The two models, the fa mous Reo the Fifth, and the Reo Six seemed to run neck and neck. From the outside it might have looked as if the six had a little lead because the output of that model was sold August 1 while Reo the Fifth continued to August 20. That did not, however, Indicate a greater relative demand than for the four. It simply proved that the company very greatly underestimated the demand for the six, while feeling confident of that for Reo the Fifth, "the incomparable four," which is now the oldest four cylinder car In America. Reo the Fifth has been made in essentially the same form for now five years. That It has survived the on slaughts of radicalism and experimen tation, and one new model after an other. is the best evidence of Its ouallty. Last Sunday the Reo company made one of the most remarkable announce ments which has ever been made by any manufacturer. That was to the effect that "To-day there Isn't a new Reo automobile of any model for sale in the world." At the time this an nouncement is made the status is still the same, although deliveries of deal ers' demonstrators will commence in the next few days. After readlnp the descriptions and specifications of the two new models and copsiderlng the price one is forced to the conclusion that those who want Reos next year will "have to hurry." The new Reo Six is a strikingly beautiful car. It is one of the best examples of the internationally pop ular "sheer line" type, and the Reo designers have caught the spirit and developed this graceful type of body to a remarkable degree. Xotable among the Improvements this year is the longer wheel base (126 inches), which makes it a full seven passenger car, where It was formerly five; Increase of tire sizes to 4H inches: mounting of instruments on the steering post instead of on the cowl board where they formerly were; the change from worm to chain drive in the electric starter; divided front seats, heretofore a feature in cars of very high price, and finally, the thief proof locking device, which will bring joy to the heart of every motorist. There have been Innumerable at tempts and countless patents Issued upon devices for locking an automo bile so it could not be driven away by any other than its owner. None of them, so far as we know, has been a success. On account of the unique Reo con trol system the Reo engineers have found It possible to trebly lock the car In other words, by one operation the transmission is locked In neutral pouitlon, the electric power is locked so it Is inoperative and floor boards are locked down so that the parts cannot be gotten at. This same feature Is In Reo the Fifth, as are also several of the Im provements. such as instruments on the steering post, new tire holder, improved starting device and others. The same distinctive Reo radiator with the gracefully curved visor has been retained, but this year the cellu lar section Is black instead of alumi num-colored as formerly and is much more distinctive and In tune with the times—as are all other features of both models. Woman Swimmer Has Close Call in Surf Pemaquld Point, Maine. Sept 11. — "While bathing in a natural pool at this resort to-day Miss Victoria Bagler, of 24 East Ninety-fourth street, New York, a professor at Smith's College, Northampton, Muss., was hurled Into the breakers by a heavy undertow and after her bathing suit had been torn from her body she swam bleeding for the open sea. When rescued from the surf by a quartet of fishermen two hours later she smiled at the men and exclaimed, "Some dip!" Two Trainloads Chalmers Sixes For New York Establishing: a record as the largest single consignment of high grade motor cars ever shipped to the east, two big trainloads of Chalmers Sixes have Just been unloaded in New York City for immediate delivery to wait ing owners. Even the denizens of Automobile Row sat up and took notice when over a quarter of a million dollars' worth of the latest idea In motor cars, paraded up Broadway to the salesrooms of the Chalmers Motor Company of New ( York. Originally a single trainldfed pro ject, prepared to fill delayed orders In the east, Chalmers officials were forced at the last moment to divide the huge number of freight cars into separate sections. Record time was made by the big mogul engines which hauled the Chalmers trains to New York City over the New York Central lines. The railroad officials seemed nore than satisfied with their end of the deal which counted some $3,400 In freight charges. As guests of General Manager George Stowe of the Chalmers Com pany of New York and W. J. Drura pelmann, Eastern District Sales Man ager, close to 100 eastern Chalmers dealers gathered In New York to welcome the record shipment. Each dealer was on hand to secure the largest possible number of cars and the rivalry for Immediate delivery of cars resulted in some strenuous tac tics. Thursday, September 2nd, the visit ing dealers were entertained at a clam bake at Wetzel's Grove, Long Island, where sales and service plans for the coming year were discussed. The dealers present voiced their unan imous approval of the new Chalmers service policy, which for the first time In the history of tho industry renders service a tangible item in the sale of a car. Sales Manager Paul Smith, of the Chalmers Motor Company, addressed the dealers and congratulated them on their record sales of the past few months. Mr. Smith prophesied the most profitable year in Chalmers history and cited as proof of his con tention, the fact that in the first two months of the present fiscal year, Chamlers sales had outstripped the record of the first six months of last year. He further emphasized the far reaching effects of the new Chalmers service policy, claiming that the new inspection service plan was certain to win the lasting confidence of the motor-buying public. Improved merchandising plans and suggestions for the betterment of dealer's sales and service methods were made the keynote for serious discussion. Technical knowledge con cerning the Chalmers Slx-40 motor was given In a talk by Factory Ex pert F. N. Lewis. Mr. Lewis had previously shipped a complete Six-40 Chalmers power plant and a special exhibit of parts to New York and the dealers were given an opportunity of closely Inspecting the mechanical details of the newest Chalmers. Although the big Detroit plants of the Chalmers Company are working overtime to keep abreast of orders, production has fallen far short of the heavy sales made recently. Western Distributor L. H. Rose has wired ih for increased weekly shipments and as the prosperous condition seem to be confined to no one section, the present year will undoubtedly set records that should stand indefinitely. Goodyear Army of 97,000 Natives Gather Rubber "One of the most valuable assets of the Goodyear Tire & Rubber Com pany is not listed in the financial statement," says C. W. Seiberling, vice president. "This is the Intense loyalty and en thusiasm of our whole organization. Our own sales force is a real army of 500 men, who work in every State of the Union and are carrying the mes sage of Goodyear to all parts of the world besides. We cannot give too much praise and appreciation to these men. who have fought so tirelessly and successfully to keep Goodyear's place as the largest manufacturer and seller of tires in the world. "We now use 10 per cent, of the world's production of crude rubber. An expert has figured that the ef forts of 97,000 natives, in the various rubber districts of the world, are nec essary for the gathering and prepara tion of Goodyear's requirements. "We are now equipping half a mil lion cars—our automobile tire output alone will this year reach the 2,000,- 000 mark. And. moreover, Goodyears are gaining new users faster than ever before. Our plans are complete for another great step forward next year. Our new factories, with five acres of floor space, will increase our pneu matic tire capacity to 20,000 daily, en able us to give work to 2.000 more men, and give us still further oppor tunity to hold Goodyears in the top place in tlredom." Chalmers Ships $2,000,000 in Cars During August Shipping cars to the value of $2,- 000,000 during twenty-six working days in August, the Chalmers Motor Company has Just completed one of the most prosperous months In its his tory. At the close of business August 30, the company's books showed that 55 more cars had been shipped in July and August than In the first six months of the last fiscal year, run ning from July Ist to January Ist. "Our production department has been literally forced to break all rec ords In an effort to keep up with the orders on hand in the sales depart ment." said Hugh Chalmers, yester day. "When we first announced the Six-40, our plans called for largely In creased production, but that we under estimated the demand Is shown by July and August records. "The demand for cars has been gen eral, ranging; from the Atlantic to the Pacific coast. From both eastern and western districts and the grain belt of the middle west, distributors are wir ing In for tralnloads of cars for tmme idlate delivery." Hupp District Salesmen Report Excellent Business District salesmen of the Hupp Motor Car Company who were In attendance at their quarterly sales conference In Detroit last week reported business conditions very excellent throughout the country. It waa the general con sensus of opinion that the chief diffi culty in the motor car business at the present time was the production of cars. Even with the increase produc tion of practically all the larger .auto mobile companies, the supply has not met the demand. O. C. Hutchinson, Eastern sales manager, reported the conditions in New York and New England, and in fact the East generally, were never better. This condition applies not only to the automobile business, but to trade generally and merchants were preparing for a very heavy Fall busi ness. Ward Keller, representative for Pennsylvania and New York, reported along similar lines, and ilr. Keller stated that manufacturing conditions, especially, were good in Pennsylvania. W. H. Young, whose territory com prises Louisiana, Mississippi, Alaba ma, Georgia and Florida, stated that the South is in better shape to-day than it has been for many years. The farmers and businessmen were espe cially pleased with the recent deposits of federal reserve funds in the larger cities. The southern farmers and plantation men have been especially careful during the lost year according to Mr. Young and as a result are in good shape financially. For Texas, J. R. Overatreet, gave an unusually favorable report and pre dicted the largest crops in the history of Texas. Automobiles are selling faster than they can be shipped. The ranchers and farmers of Wyo ming. Southern Montana and Color ado, are Just beginning to buy motor cars, according to District Salesman C. H. Wallerich. Most of the cars in this territory have heretofore been sold in the cities, but now farmers and ranchmen who have had a prosper ous two years are now buyers. The demand for horses created by the war has also aided this section and Mr. Wallerich reported that at least two hundred head of horses were being shipped dally from Billings to the French government. Canadian Sales Manager K. R. Spen cer is very enthusiastic about condi tions in Canada despite the war, stat ing that the demand for motor cars Is greater In Canada to-day than ever before. Mr. Spencer predicted "bumper" crops In all sections of Can ada. In the manufacturing districts, he stated that every factor was work ing full speed and were greatly aided by orders for war materials. MOTORCYCLE NOTES M. W. Shanner, of Butler, Pa.. Is an other transcontlnentallst who has his front wheel turned toward San Fran cisco and the Panama-Pacific Exposi tion. The Pope Social and Motorcycle Club Is the name of an organization which came Into being In Newark, N. J., last week. There are twenty-four mem bers and the organization gives promise of developing into one of the "livest of the live oner in the "Skeeter" State. | Motorcycle polo was indulged In at Aberdeen, South Dakota, recently. Six i players took part and made thtngs in [ terestlng for the thousand spectators j for one-half hour. . LOOK FOR THIS,SIGN rffilLl -tin fkr. You'll find It over our door. It means that here you get expert service and attention for your Starting and Lighting Battery. WeJ are distributors for The "Extbe" Battery j that Is assuring the dependable starting of nearly 300,000 cars. Get In touch with us. Let us explain our service. It's prompt, reliable and inexpensive. Excelsior Auto Co. 11th & Mulberry Sts. H. L. MYERS, Mgr. ■I Ensminger Motor Co. Third & Cumberland Sts. 1 DISTRIBUTORS V J / -vy ENSMINGER MOTOR CO. THIRD AND CUMBERLAND STB. Distributors. Now is the Time ■ to own a National Six or Twelve M From as engineering standpoint the Six and M the Twelve are the logical number of cylinders. \ This is eatablisbed without a doubt. <\ Pram an owner's standpoint—yours—it is dally being proven that the logical Six or logical Twelve is the National. Even on the face of it, the National prices V 1 look very low, but when you learn what you get the prices grow less. Nothing is omitted in structural 1 strength, comfort, beauty or exquisite appointments. Don't deny yourself a demonstration. < Come and B sec for yourself at our show rooms. Pennsylvania Auto Sales Co. WJKm W M Ilarrisbnrg and Lancaster, Pa. DAVIDSON, President S ix^C§«^™ e lv e i Raynor Co-operates With Herff-Brooks Dealers "A real salesman," said Herbert Herflf of R. B. Raynor, whom he had Just engaged to cover the middle west. "The Herff-Brooks Corporation makes a lot of their dealers by way of personal assistance, localized ad vertising and so on. Mr. Raynor's pet hobby Is to call on the different Auto Tops, Curtains, Painting We have a force of expert carriage trimmers, as good as there are in State. Celluloid trans parancies put on the curtains while you wait. Fine painting of automobiles and carriages a specialty. Workmanship and quality of material guaranteed satisfactory. Bell phone for estimate or appointment. C. A. FAIR Carriage and Wagon Works 1131 MULBERRY STREET I Model S3 touring car Is an advanced car throughout. Many new fea tures. Size, power, quality and equipment, considered separately or col lectively, give the Empire Model 33 rank above all cars of its class. 112-Inch wheel base. SS horsepower motor. Full-floating single bearing rear axle. Five-bow one-man top. Remy electric startle , and lighting, fully guaranteed for one year. Extra large, rounded jp honeycomb radiator. Combination searchlights with small dim /'ghts. Dropped frame with low center of gravity. Streamline, flushstf-e body of extra roominess. Demonstration on request. Deliveries without delay. The New Empire Six, $1095 PENBROOK GARAGE Bell 989J; 2539W H. A. FISHBURN, Manager The latest addition to a distinguished line of cars. A five-passenger "roomy" car—a luxurious car—a "smart" car—an economical car. A car that lines up to the Paige "Standard of Value and Quality." Low first cost. Low "Up-keep" expense. Weight 2,600 pounds, with same body design and cantelever spring as the larger model. 6-40 Seven-passenger, 91205. Prices f. o. b. Detroit. RIVERSIDE AUTO CO. BELL PHONE 8781H REAR 1417 NORTH FRONT ST. GEORGE R. BENTLEY, Proprietor fm Riolifr in We're part of the nation-wide S J 6 service established by the Willard C « Ynnr Own Storage Battery Company for the J m WU v/VTll protection of car owners. If you want w HP freedom from starting and lighting A J 1 OWII trouble call on K 5 T wm.sr e w..u J- G - DUNCAN, JR., CO. h Y Inspect It free. . U North River St., Harrlsbnrg, Pi. % Bell 3807 m dealers In his territory, find out Just what sales are pending, and then stay on the Job and personally assist the dealer to close them. "This fits in with our policies ex actly. Dealers are always glad to see him coming. They feel certain of closing a good many sales in a short time. Mr. Raynor is well known to the trade, his experience dating back for some years. He will represent the Herff-Brooks corporation in Mis souri, Illinois and Indiana."