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JVCaxwEll | <r TKe"Wcmdier Car"* | Electric Starting and Lighting H = The new Maxwell is equipped with the Sfanms | Huff Electric Starting and Lighting System. This system is a single unit type, comhUng | in one instrument the generator and motor. H is the amplest, "sure-firs" powerful self- | starter made and has about one-half the wire | of ordinary starters. | We are waiting to take you for a test ride in the car that has broken all low "First-Cost" records, and is breaking all low "After-Cost" records. | f^f^EectricStarter 8 j Demountable %mr jj M IfaMskmMfadr&eld Jmiqnrtolqmtion H I I? W QUANIf Distributor"** § J L - n an Aim, 120 Market St. | FrR-TRmMF.n VEI;VET SKTRTS There has been considerable demand for skirts of velveteen, velvet and corduroy, in black, African brown, navy, hunter's grreen. fieldmouse. pur ple and dregs of wine, says the Dry Goods Economist. Many of these J METZ 1 No Waiting For Delivery of Metz Touring and Roadster l Extraordinary Value. $620 Delivered 1 PENNSYLVANIA AUTO SALE COMPANY 5 Grace Avenue, Near Fourth and Market Sts * J Ford Owners-Special I To introduce a new molded tire we offer NON-SKID rnuiemTtm ! 30x3 at $8.50 at $ll.OO Standard Guarantee—3,soo Miles Sterling Auto Tire Co., 1451 Zarker Street The VULCANIZERS I New PMGfi $1095 The latent addition to a distinguished line or cars. A five-passenger roomy car— A luxurious car—® "smart" car—an economical OAR 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 an the larger model. H-4« Sevea-p* Meager, Prices t. o. b. Detroit. RIVERSIDE AUTO CO. BSLI PHONE 3731R REAR 1417 .NORTH FRONT ST. GEORGE H. BENTLBT, Proprietor i ——— We Make Old Batteries Young i C Storage Battery Service ia our business. J ° an *' low y° u to keep a young bat- jT P" tery in good condition and give an old out £ ■r Smyt Littu Amtrrt: j>bm Willtrd Station ia Your Town: C Orabthr trTminala _ , «t a Will.* Battery J. Q DUNCAN, JR., CO. P why a starter doesn't 11 Vorth Ttlvor St., Harrtsburg, Pa. t n| hesitate- Bell 3J>O7 SATURDAY EVENING, skirts are fur-trimmed, with wide hands of fur around the bottom. Oth ers show fur trimming only on the pockets, or a band extends down the front. Others are untrimmed. A few skirts are being made up In novelty velvets and are particularly adapted for skating. MOTOR CARS ARE MORE IN DEMAND Prediction That Industry Would Have Reaction Not Borne Out Ever since the automobile industry became one of the leading factors tn the commercial wor.d, predictions have been made that a reaction would take place. Those prognoeticators who had It all figured out that the turning point would come In 1914 or 1915 were aa near to the truth as the positive In dividual who said the war could not last after June. According to John N. Willys, presi dent of the Willys-Overland Company, the stability of the Industry is greater to-da.v than at any time since Its In ception. Any suggestion 'that the growth of the automobile business Is only tem porary." says Mr. Willys, "is not taken seriously by sane thinking people who have watched its growth and develop ment during the past fifteen years. Twice during that time It has passed through national panics without even faltering and Is perhaps the only big industry that has never received a seri ous setback. "The demand for cars is greater to day than ever before In the history of the business. This year the Overland | plant will produce approximately 150,- 000 cars which is more than doufile the ! output of last season. Although we I I ere shipping on an average of 500 cars , I a day the factory finds It necessary to ; work overtime in order to keep pace i | with the orders that are pouring in. , "The big price reductions alone have ; enabled thousands of people to Invest In motorcars who heretofore consld- | ered them beyond their means. The ease with which the modern car Is operated probably accounts for the ; great numbers that are now being sold i to women. "Instead of a luxury onlv indulged ! in by people of wealth the automile has developed Into a practical necessity. This Is particularly true In the vast farming sections of the country. Sta tistics show that the farmers are the largest purchasers of motorcars, yet they are the last people on earth to spend money foolishly. Tliev do not In vest in a car merely for the pleasure that it affords them. On the contrary they consider the pleasure part of it last. The average farmer looks upon the automobile as a time and monev saver that will permit him to ac complish more work in less time than a team of horses. "In the cities the motorcar has be come almost indispensible to doctors and professional men. It enables them to make more calls In a day than thev could In a week If they had to depend on a horse or trolley car as a means of transportation. Salesmen, collec tors. and in fact all out-door business men are using the motorcar to facili tate their work. "Every city and town In the country can boast of its quota of cars, but the present owners constitute only a small proportion of the possible purchasers. This Is evidenced by the fact that dealers are continually oversold no matter how large their allotments from j the factory." Rubber Shown in Excellent Window Displays The window display department of the Goodyear Tiro and Rubber Com pany has been unusually busy of late find the results of this activity are at tracting a great deal of attention. A week ago the display featured a section of the Brazilian Jungle, show ing where and hr.w the rubber trees grow, how the valuable "blood" or latex (crude rubber) is obtained from tht trees, and how crude rubber from various parts of the world looks when it Is ready for shipment. A hie feature of the display was a portrait of Charles Goodyear, who dis covered the method by which crude lubber was made commercially valu able and who opened the way for the enormous development of the rubber industry as it is to-day. This week's display ts based on the premise: "If Charles Goodyear could reutrn." Goodyear died in poverty. The world wasn't ready for him then. But the whole industry as it is now known is largely Ihe result of his dis covery. And so this week's display of the Coodyear Tire and Rubber, installed October 21. is an exposition of the treat variety of articles manufactured by Goodyear-Akron. Some fortv-four window cards, designating different ar ticles. are part of the display, which includes automobile, motorcycle, truck, bicycle and carriage tires and a varied line of mechanical rubber goods, such as hose, belting, packing and molded Koods. The background is still that of the Brazilian jungle scene. Briscoe Will Have New Factory Building Soon Word comes from Jackson, Michi gan, that all arrangements for the building of the new SIOO,OOO local plant of the Briscoe MotoV Company have been concluded and that actual building operations will begin Imme diately. Although the Briscoe Motor Com pany has already leased every avail able plant in Jackson, and is in addi tion, conducting negotiations for the establishment of a Canadian factorv, the growth of the Company's business has been so rapid as to make the new Jackson factory an Immedlae neces sity. The new factory site is located di rectly on the main line of the Michi gan Central Railroad wherebv ideal shipping conditions are afforded for the company's growing production of Briscoe cars. The plans of the builders immediate ly betray the fact that the new Brjs coe plant has b«-en laid out with the broadest conception and with intimate regard to substantiality and future growth. Arrangements will be such that every item used in the construc tion of a "Briscoe" enters on one side In the form of raw material, to leave at the other end, a product finished In every detail and ready for the hands of the motorist. Everything in the plant is to represent the most advanced engineering experience as applied to the manufacture of automobiles Already arrangements are made for the erection of dwellings to house the mechanics who will be added to the company's forces. IMF Ensminger Motor Co. Third & Cumberland Sts. DISTRIBUTORS ij Automobiles jj Ji See Howry's for auto truck ■! ,i bodies: we build them to please i' you. Wagons built to order, [i i[ Painting wagons and automo- 5 « p bile lettering up-to-date. |! We Sell Kelly Tires !| ij Howry & Son j! !| SHIREMAXSTOWN ]! || # 'AWVaVWftVWiWWW^V^t HARRISBURG sss& TELEGRAPH ► s 5 . I i 1 « P J j j with this additional limousine top j! | —all for £ A Here is an ideal combination. 4 For use in warm weather, you may have your See the Overland dealer and ask him to show F| touring car with a one-man top. windshield and you the Model 83 with the Limousine Top. <9 side curtains. When cold weather comes and until the damp, Have him furnish one of these Limousins m raw days of early spring are passed you have a Tops with your car. k, limousine. W. 5 And what is most agreeable, you have both for j f y°« own a Model 83, he will 4j a very modest sum-$950. supply you with a Limousine Top font for S2OO. This Detachable Limousine Top makes a most He will also have the Model 83 Roadster with Jj comfortable and most attractive closed car of a Coupe Top—both for SB75 —or the Coupe W Overland Model 83. Top alone for your Roadster for $l5O. y Model 86 Six Cylinder 7 Passenger—sll4s, f. o. b. Toledo 4 "mm* The Overland Harrisburg Co. c«t™i r p»nsyi^nia 5 Showroom: 212 North Second Street Service Station: 127-9 Cranberry Street , The Willys-Overland Company, Toledo, Ohio Al«0 manufacturer* of Willy t-Knight automobile* "Made in U.S. A." i MEXICO TO CANADA! WITHOUT STOPPING Party of California in a Chan dler Six Establishes Re markable Record Word from the West brings news , of the most extraordinary nonstop , motorcar run on record. A' Chandler Light Six was the performer. In a drive from Tia Juana, .Mexico, to Vancouver. B. C.. not merely the motor, I but the rar Itself was kept running I continuously. On the sworn word of 1 the two official observers and the three other members of the crew, the wheels of the car never once—not even for the flash of & second—stopped mov ing. The distance was 2,050 miles; the time consumed, Ave and one-half days. The party which made this remark able run, no less of an endurance test for the men than for the car, was com posed of C. H. Hunter. Los Angeles, manager of the Chandler Motor Car Co., of California, who drove most of the time; Ben Knopf, relief driver; A 1 Waddell, automobile editor of the Los Angeles Times; Joseph Waddell. photo grapher for the Universal Film Cor poration, and Jack Griffin, publicity man for the California Chandler Com pany. The Messrs. Waddell acted as official observers. No other man or group of men ever set out on a test which offered such seeming certainty of defeat. Even a puncture w6uld have defeated their purpose. But no puncture came. The car ran into "Vancouver with Mexican air in all four tires. Ana Mexican water In its radiator. No water was added during the entire trln Gasoline and oil were supplied with I the rar moving slowly. What little sleep the men had was snatched in short naps in the car. They ate In the car. Tfre party left Tia Juana, Mexico. Just over the line from California, at 9 o'clock Sundav morning and arrived victorious. In Vancouver at % o'clock Friday afternoon. N'o other event In western motordom has ever aroused such Interest. The Portland Oregonlan savs, In part; "Carried by a stock Chandler fix of ths 1316 modeL Uie party arrived lin Portland shortly after 9 o'clock I Thursday morning. i "Hut how were they going to get | across the Columbia river into Wash ington? If they took the ferry they I would be compelled to stop the move i ment of the car. There Is even a strict Government regulation that no engine can be kept running while being trans ported by ferry. "This had been anticipated by the Californlans, however, before they i started, and license to use the Van- I eouver Railroad bridge was given by j A. J. Davidson, superintendent of the ; S. P. & S. Railroad Company. 'lt was no small trick to get across the Vancouver bridge. The track had to be traveled by the car for exactly > three miles, and two and four-tenths | miles of the distance embraced bridge, i trestle and viaduct. There were serious 1 obstructions in the tracks at 'turn - ! outs' and 'crossovers,' handling I switches, guard rails, operating levers, i block signal and derailing pipe-lines, etc. "To make the trip without allowing i the car to stop even for an instant, 1 Mr. Hunter had to jump these obstruc- ■ Hons at a fairly good pace, and he had ; to stay in the exact groove outlined by I the 'surveyors' of the line, else the Jig i would have been up. "When he turned the car loose at the bridge Mr. Hunter was cool as a cucumber. He took everv jump ac cording to schedule and finally, after an hour's gruelling test, he faced the moving picture man on the Washing ton side of th* river after driving the first passenger vehicle, other than a train, that has ever passed over the big Vancouver bridge. But the Vancouver bridge was not *WW.WWWWWIWVWV.> I NATIONAL | jj! Motor Cart !; ;! Penna. Auto Sales Co. •! !> No. 5 Grace Avenue |! !| Near4t.handMnrket.su. Ji OCTOBER 23, 1915. * the only tough nut to crack. The tour was sprinkled with difficulties, as any motorist may easily figure out, but the crew found a way always to keep the wheels moving. In the entire 2,000 miles not once did they permit themselves to get in [ a position where It would have been necessary to reverse; which of course would have meant a "stop," no matter how brief. Think of driving a car over a "road _ Stand the Pullman five-passenger at the curb beside any car in its class or out of it and it retains its own air of snap and distinction. It is heavy enough to hug the road at any speed—light enough to save tires and gas. The roomy luxury of the Pullman sets a new standard for cars at anything like the price- Two, Three and Five-Passenger Models SPECIFICATIONS: 114-Inch wheel base. .12 H. P. four-cylinder mo tor, 3*4 by 4U non-skid tires all four wheels, cantilever rear springs, independent electric starting and lighting system, separate high ten sion .magneto. Mayo radiator, one-man top. full floating rear axis, extra large body to accommodate seven passengers If desired. ANDREW REDMOND, "Egg? BEKTE-I.ANDIS AUTO CO, DISTRIBUTORS , of three nations" without allowing it to atop. Great locomotives are usu ally driven on 150-mlle runs, and a run of 250 miles Is generally considered the limit. At the end of the run they art* sent to the terminals and given running repairs before going hack to wor. Lo comotives carry a tremendous load, but they have tremendous power and they get somewhat of a rest once In a. while. The Chnndler carried a full load of five grown men with baggage 2,55(1 miles without a stop.