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VOL. XIII, NO. 236
SUNDAY, MAY. 12, 1918
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The History of the Cote Aero-Eight
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l.niploycg Kumtiig I'nder Si, Son .re
to Receive K'xtra Quarterly l'uy;
Kffli'icnt Sen Ire Vulued.
Realizing that under present eco
nomic conditions a heavy burden on
its employes Horn Increased costs of
living may result in undermining
their value to the company or that
the restlessness Imposed by It. may
cause turnover of labor to rise to a
costly des'iee. the J. I. Caso Thread
ing Machine company, Racine, Wis,,
has developed details of a plan
thereby an extra sum Is to be al
lowed to a large percentage 0f Its
workers. As the burden falls most
heavily on those of moderate In
comes, extia payments proportioned
to their salaries are reserved to those
. only who urb otherwise paid JU.iiOO
year or less. The plan takes into
consideration, too, Uie fact that con
tinuous service Increases the em
ploye's vaiue in proportion to 1U
Each employe within the limit
named on the payroll as of April 1,
1918, who continues in the employ
ment of the company for one year,
will receive an extra payment of 10
per cent en his Individual earnfms
for the year. Payments will be dis
tributed as follows: iwo ajui one
half ner cent of the earnlngs-for the
first quarter, payahlo at the end of
that auar'er: E per cent of the earn
lugs for the fust six month (less
sum previously distributed) payable
at the end of that period; 7 per
cent of thti earnings for the first
nine montns (less sums previously
distributed) payable at the end of
that period, 10 per cent of thej earn
ings for the year (less sums previous
ly distributed) payabje at the close
of the year.
Worked on Equitable. Basis.
Employes entering the service of
the company during the first month
of any quarter will bo permitted to
participate in the extra payments,
commencing at the rate fixed for the
irt nnntiEi' Emnloves entering
the service of the company subse-J
quent to the nrsi nwiuii oi "y
quarter will not be eligible to so
participate until the next succeeding
Any employe who is absent from
work without excuse, except on ac
count of sickness or other unavoid
able reasons, iri any quarter as much
as 6 per cent of the working hours
in that quarter exclusive of over
timeparticipate in only one-half of
the extra payment for that quarter.
A similar absnoo for 10 per cent of
the time bars him from partlicpa
tion in extra payment for the quur-
UKmploves voluntarily leaving the
service of t.ie company during the
year, or who r discharged for
Jsuse. forfeit the right to any extra
vnunii nnl already received. Km.
ployes leaving; the service of . the
company within one year on account
of sickness or other unavoidable rea
sons, will be entitled to such extra
payments, computed on above basis,
to the ttme'of leaving. Employes re
entering the service of the company
hall he treated as now employes in
the allowance of bonus.
The percentages set forth are to
be calculated upon the total actual
earnings of the employes during; the
periods indicated. The quarters shall
end June SO, September SO. Decem
ber 31 and March 31. The plan will
continue in effect until runner no
Wastage of Half Pint Dally Amouryti
to 312,000 Gallons For Country)
Can Bo Pmented,
Every motorist of any experience
haa some idea that thu use of water
or steam in the cylinders has some
mysterious effect on the engine so
b 10 cause it to produce more
power with the same amount of fuel
and In addition the average driver
claims that carbon is prevented
from depositing and that which
might have been deposited previous
ly Is removed.
The idea of feeding water to the
engine is not new and in not of re-
u,?i !7lKin- bf,oause th tharacter
1st o of an engine pulling better and
with more power during damn
weather was observed in the earliest
days of the gas engine. Today every
driver will tell you that on a ,2
bV an ","""-y-'sht when the
air is more humid than in the day
th,e r.gine, has more , "pep," hlTl
climbing becomes easier, the engine
runs more smoothly, and so on
i ,1 TK .u " ' D,or,i !!.orU
UIB mUlVinilal mn,A-ln,
that while th
small amount of gasoline every dnv
maf n a ""vill matter, when these
!?,I vl?uuk''- to be mul
U of car '00' .,he total -
cLZ. n country.
, :"" n"iu quite a differ-
7Z " TO torl.t in the
country - . .
line ' " ot Pa"-
ooo gallon. cach Twen"-four"h i
hleh Is unouestlonnhio . . "'
situation n-u..
' eiore it
everv r,n .. ..
waste la em'nate all
The 'fLtlnnnl a,.
wuh Z cr::v
..... nuiuiimn A f ' v. n
ell nf v.h , "nes and Coun
cil of National Defense to stop gas"-
ear, be r . entitle that
. , i""uns tne
A., tne mnini.
:trr. aid t, socor
'mohiie engineers. The wate
M.01M, will have to betnpped
ne army and navy are to get their
li ll "'. f the fu"' w"""t taking
WlWnTha?H ,h n1,,1r'Ms
pm it, i V,e nrmy a,ul nav.v an
-et their fu ih.r. u.ui .
this is .h.. i'",ui aoin-
4.e., icuu i.u enow.
CTtrn'f T and BOB OWLEslftl. - f?ZP ,V '
Since the Introduction of the Cole'
aero eight at the automobile shows'
early this year, wonder has been ex
pressed, throughout the motor world
as to what prompted the production
of this absolute departure anions'
motor cars. :
Many Inquiries have come to the
officials of the Core Motor Car com
pany of Indianapolis, the builders
of the aero eight, and In response
to the repeated inquiries J. J. Cole,
president of the company, has made
public those facts regarding- the
Since 1911 the Cole company has
been experimenting: with various
kinds of motors, frames and bodies
In an effort to produce a new type
of motor cur. Not that the engi
neers at the KoosUr factory had tne
present car in mind. They simply
strove to bring both chassis and
body ui to i new standard ,that
would insure a wider range of per
formance and increase the utility
and economy of the product. '
The first exDerlmental work start
ed more bv accident than anything
else. An eastern publisher of note
oneren a 150,000 Drlie to any avia
tors who couldsfly across the conti
nent In an airship. Numerous trials
had been made but each recorded as
a failure. Prompted by friends to
bring the big prize to Indianapolis,
J. J.' Cole purchased a Wright bi
plane and made arrangements with
"Bob" Fowler, a well-known avia
tor, to pilot the craft. Experimental
flights were made with but little suc
cess. Then Mr. Cole conceived the
Idea of Installing one of the Cole
motors in the plane to replace the
original power unit.
This was done and after several
weeks the aeroplane was put In readi
ness for the flight and shipped to
Pan Frannlsoo, Fowler's intention
being to accomplish the most diffi
cult part of his Journey In Its early
stages. Ho derided that If he could
cross the Rockies all would come
Fowler took the air on Remem
ber 11. 1911. New York, his objec
tive, he hoped to reach in thirty
days. However, Oie cross-winds
and high altitudes which he en
countered proved too much for him
and he was forced to descend and
return to San Francisco. After
making adjustments Fowler at
tempted the flight for a second
time. By directing the plane toward
Jacksonville, Fla., he avoided the
troublesome air currents of the
Itocky mountains and succeeded In
crossing the continent though he
was not successful In annexing the
prize, whlcn was finally withdrawn,
These experiments proved of Im
mense value to the Cole company
andfrom that time on the interest
oi J. J. l oie nns neen cenierea on
the airplane Industry. When the
eight-cylinder motor was developed
he was one of the first manufactur
era in the country to avail himself
ot the opportunity to use it In motor
car construction. He was tireless
In his experiments. He reverted to
his study of the airplane, feeling
sure that at the outbreak of the war
greater development would result In
this field than In any other closely
related to the automobile industry.
In 1916, Mr. Cole made the an
nouncoment that he Intended to take
a year's vacation. First divorcing
himself completely with everything
.that had to do with the building of
motor cars, he went to Japan. I'pon
his return ho began to assimilate all
the new things that had been done
to perfect the Internal combustion
motor for war use.
Tirelessly he labored for months.
Not onlv'dld he make a thorough
study of motors, but he pried into
tne. secrets or aeroplane body build
ing and chassis construction
Aftor months of Intensive applica
tion he evolved his plans' for the
Cole areo-eight. These early experi
ments had a marked influence n
all of the work of Mr. Cole in de
veloping thes-latest models and fi
nally crystal ftS'd and took shape In
the now aero-nlghts.
Ills dream of 1 9 1 1 -prrved a real
ity seven years later. He found that
the greatest all-around efficiency so
far de.velope.1 In motor car perform
ance -economy, power, wpeed. accel
erallori and comfort all consMered-r-could
be secured by adapting to au
tomobile design the- advanced fea
tures which were being applied to
the construction of atrvplaGta.
CTty; .J!efrom?-EiGHTTouRsyER. I d
Though many of his ideas worc)p"rlod of almost seven ycaia, lunv
radically opposed to anything pre- cvr, has hi-i n rt spmiMU,. for it
vlously encountered In tho aiitomo- i c:Ulv vital and lni.i.i luni'the
bile field when the Cole anm-rlght work done in liill was in It effort
was completed and It was subject
to its first teat the soundni fs of Mr.
Cole's theories were piovcd irrevo
cably. It Is doubtful whether any manu
facturer by a single Btrnke of gnnlus
has ever before so completely altered
and improved not only the artistic
but tho mcchanlc.il standards as has
J. ,T. Cole with his nero-cight.
Hla close application and study
oX the priy Iples involved over a
S. J. Graham, factory representa
tive of the Goodrich truck tire, was
In the city this week visiting the
Carnation Auto Sales company.
The Auto Repalr'& Ignition Co.
has about completed the painting
and sign .wtirk on Its building on
South Cheyenne and it now has the
appearance of a mighty busy garage.
Jess Chappie of Chap'ple Brothers
has been at the Franklin factory In
Syracuse, v' VTT all w-n-k trying to
get some cars. He Is expected Back
the early part of this week.
Hob Laird, riistrbt representative
of ' the Pennsylvania Rubber com
pany, was a visitor with the Carna
tion Auto Sales company last week.
Jim Forster of thb Forater-Davls
Motor corporation returned the past
week from a trip over the east, in
cluding New York city and the army
cantonment, where his brother Is
preparing to' leave for the front.
G. A. Green went to Okmulgee
Thursday evening on ,very import
ant business. He returned Friday
The Gcssel Motor Sales company
report a very heavy sale of Fire
stons solid truck tires since the in
stallation of its big tire press.
Chas. Holcomb, district represent
ative of the llupmobllo, was In the
city the ptst week. The Hupmnblle
agency will shortly be established in
Tulsa. 1 I
This Is the rtew Marmon "34" Town
Tork Automobile Show, It Is very
Ihe bod? is by Rubay, which fully describes it, aa all R utay bodies are custoiu built and ra.'uat
on the present Cole product is In
stantly apparent na one I'ldis in the
Cole ucco-clght.
And thnUKli J. J. Colo anil his
organization vve nt successful in
annexing thu t.ru,uuu trophy when
they attempted! to propel a Wilght
ali-Nhlp itcroH the rnniiiicnt with a
Cole motor, back in ltrll, their re
waul this year directly tracuble to
the woi k done, at that time will bo
many times over that amount.
The (). F. Lawless Motor Hales
company has taken orders for sev
eral Anniversary models of tho Ap
person Fight. These models are
hard to get and Mr. K-iwIess Is ills
posing of them as fast as deliveries
can be made.
Neal Sutherland, manager of the
W. C. Norrls Motor Sales company,
has been out of the city all week.
R. O. Slough of the Clucker Hlxon
Company was a visitor to tho Cnrna.
tion Auu Sales company this week.
Jai-lt Albright of the Ratellff
Sanders company Is covering tho
territory this week and will be away
about ten days.
Ray Sturm of the Sturm Motor
Car company has been away from
the city all week.
The Tulsa Holler Machinery
Co. has established one of tho best
equipped garaireH In the city nt Its
plant In West Tulsa. It is in charge
of Mr. Tuttle.
P. J. Lang is about settled In his
new location on Adinlr.il boulevard.
Mr. Ijing has changed the nufiio of
the business from the Tulsa waon
shop to V. J. Latin's Auto Hotly &
Trimming Co.
George Rlckrr of the Walton
Parks Motor company has been In
Oklrihomu City tim best part of the
week, returning to Tulsa yesterday.
Mormon "34" Town Car
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("nr. which Mr. Neal Sutherland
tastefully decorated en the nutsid" and
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I ft, Mllnlt'ee. ..f w hi' h i ln
l.-l chairman, has u tn k. .! I
er of Geaer ll Hal., t I. I
Wit k. I 'ta' I lie pi r.M'nl !.
tlie una rtcriii tsl t-r s t-i 1 r .
Thu ilep'ii lure of Gene,
brill. s to the limit u: i.u '
Hon' ion oi ei in i all ii ; i ii.
Ilieill of lllntoi- Vellicl '.- I'.
under t.ne h" ill ll has a...
to spread tlllt belief I 11.11
not remain l.tui,. r in In
position, but that be will ' , i
Ills original uiulei Kia inlin ., with I If
rlepurtiiif nl, and ii" - u in Ins own
company, wlin li is l'i nee i u' n
services. It will be i -called Giil
services were to iiscd mi' only a
few mui tlis.
Motor" Hoard lloml.
.. Some reports iiroinid Washington,
indicate fit-it the government nl
not unlikely do with the iinit.tr ve
hicle work what hai alien. ly been
flitfic in regard to nieii loini siiii s
and airplanes. Ir. the cj;-..t ol ship.
Charles M. Schwab was selected to
take cluuti'i, he being about the Im
est man lu. tho country who could
bo found to rshuiiic control. In the
csho or alrplniies, John I '. Kyati, an-'
other "captain" of industry, h.is
been selected to take rMarifk. These
Important personages have been giv
en the work ln two most Important
lines Just when some of tlc.i most
harassing problems liav,i been solved
and Just when the most einlmrrus
ing obstacles hue been overcome.
Should a similar policy - br fol
lowed In the rase of motor vehlclts,
the government will combine the
procurement and design of such ve
hicles Into ono body and appoint
to the heatl of It a man of national
repute, another captain of Industry,
so to speak. Such a change, how
ever Is dependent lurgoly upon the
enactment of the Overman bill,
which has Just passed the senate
ami gone tho house, unoer i..
iieei-t.t.in bill the president can co-
oidlnato any executive dapartnienu
or divisions of the govemi'ieni, ...
bis own olseictlon. It l regarded
likely therefore, ln soma quarters,
that rtecislv.) Heps Will await final
action on this bill.
cw Device Which Feeds Steam M
F.ngliie, Said to Increase.
I'ower ami Sliced . -
It has been demonstrated by some
of tho largo oil and pipe line com
panies, hb well as some individuals
of this city, that an automobile or
truck will run from 60 to 100 per
cent farther on a gallon of gaso
line by tho use of a new device
which automatically feeds stoam to
the engine at every speed.
ri.ia device Is called the Ader-
holdt Moisture Carburetor. It Is
fastened to tho exhaust manifold,
and by moans of copper tubing
water Is taken from the engine to
this device, carbureted with nlr,
heated In the form of super-heated
steam, and lnserioa 11110 ine iruiiso
manifold between the carburetor
and eiiglne block. This steam, com
ing In contact with the gas mixture,
breaks it up Into a fino clouil of
mist and, sends It to the cylinders
In a hot, gaseous form.,, This gives
the spurk (which has but the UOth
of a second to Ignite tho mixture)
a chance to explode every particle.
T his, giving greater expansion,
means morn power and speed on a
given throttle, ruts down tho gaso
line consumption to where, it will
cost less than 17 cents tho gallon.
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It Y V. (H I IITtlX, SalcKmnimBcr Osage Motors t'onx'ral'on,
80 far us wo can Irani this Is the Hist Mine Hay UVBrton ever "sat" for
a photograph, lie says It Is hard work, but you ought to talk with
ileGueltlie. Ho couldn't keep the subject still long enough to get a good
picture. Probably that Is why he Is making such a wonderful record sell
ing Hodge, Urotbers cats. We don't know who Invented the slogan, "Do It
Now," but balcsmanagcr Overton Is one of the few who practice it.
(Advertising Manager, Master
Trucks, Inc.)
It Is acknowledged and agreed to
by the multitude Of Intelligent
thinkers that after the war thu ul
tlmato- result. -m be ..'.M'roiperiUe." .
Prosperity Is said and known to
come even during war.,
Our standards have been changed
for the duration of Ihe war. Why?
Because war is now the normal bus
I n ess of tho world, and any business
that is in step with the war plans of
tho country, any commercial inaus
try, any business enterprbio, Is nor
mal, now. All other businesses in
the eyes of the world, especially ln
the eyes of the belligerents, are ab
Those who Insist on viewing as
abnorinul the conditions that con
front us will naturally find It im
possible to get In line, being ab
sorbed in the whirlwind of tho pres
ent time and consequently unable
to foreseo clearly and to plan in
telligently, liut those who accept
war commit. im as normal win rum
going more uniform and the air
more clarified.
Why more prosperity during and
after tho war? History tells us that
towns, villages. cities destroyed
through war havo been rebuilt,
modernized ami have even grown
larger and prospered more quickly
than was possible before the war.
Tho destruction of a town Is the
destruction of several years of,, la
bor; oltl buildings ore, wiped out
which otherwise would have been
left standing; fund, mateilal, cloth
ini;. ettv. that, havo been destroyed
must bo replaced, utid modern
things and methods substituted.
Tliti destroyed homes and public
buildings of Ktirnpo will be rebuilt
with American heating and plumb
ing and other material. Thus It Is
rC'lll.ctl that the destruction of a
Mown, even though It appears ns a
! ea la;. I ropho ri f tho moment, Is a
bit-sting in dj.giri-e
(Hies. i.ni,,lislif with their
J water antl sewaige systema. gas and
elecirle.il lighting plains antl iilreel
jrnllw.iss, in. ist Ijtt rehabilitated.
: Alllerie.i whl be called Upon to fur
: nisb inure tneti and mure malt-rial
ilo Lijit.pe lifter than during mid
Ibtl'iire the v.ai And that. Will In-
crease pi (i;in-i ily le i e.
! The must difficult fur the n'-er-'sge
person (.rirasj. Is that war does
not ' ii up ii.t,..j " t r t he euii -ilrare.
it puts mure munt y in tlrcu-
: lation I ba n in p aee llrnes.
.M iiliutet ft, lulliuris that in
i peace times lie ln.it live In savings
jaeeuuiits drawing small int.-iest.
(Bow - nr.. Ouiil.iy active, Jiawfrig- 4
I per cent foii-iist on tlu-h- owners
! Liberty lioinls, at the same time
(tliat H Is ;ing paid on i by I'ln-lo
(Sam 10 Wains an. I materials, thus
can yini: , prosperity t., ,. vt-i yliotl v.
;.So J.I. nly ,,f in,,. icy is t,n nun.i-il
( eoiitiit :t,n r.f war
W lili i..ily nf money It Is only
'" '' that t l-i a!.-.- portiui, ,,r j't
.Will l- invest.. makinc efflelent
;,v '' '"'sti'ess of i,.iv. and here
Is where the nintor Inn k enters Its
field of utility anil efficiency.
; l-e.entifi.r einjinei-rinu, greater
'production an;! ct outturn n manu
ifactnrlng, have brnui.-lit, the mutur
truck ilowri to the point where it:;
;nsn has become as general as tll
lt lepbunn a,,.l tel. J;raph. Th mt r
fliai.t who .Itljycrs oih'-rwl--.' than
tur tnn
Ihe r,.,
k nuv is the ex. rptinri
'l'i. difficultly id tin
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lallways ha
use (if mot in
fo conduct
f"u indiistrit
seryi .e than
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trucks and Is responsible for so
many other things like tanks, trac
tors and aeroplanes used In warfare.
It Is going to be difficult for the
United Htates army to get all the
horsos and mules It needs. Europe
has combed the west and south
west t rrr Trrmrt --arrtmar. One n4
one-half million horses and mules
have been exported since the war
began, with the need for Increased
production of cereals and other farm
products, horses are needed badly
for work In tho fields. Kvery mo
tor truck used by the farmer en
aides him to cultivate more land
with his- horses and every motor
truck used by a manufacturer or
merchant takes the place of from
two to a half doxen or more horses.
Keeping communication open is
doubly essential now, in war time.
The motor vehicle is an Important
factor ln this work, - Telephone and
telegraph operators, linemen and re.
pair crews equipped with motor
trucks do many times the work pos
sible with any other means.
Motor trucks are used for dig
ging holes, wrecking and emer
gency work, erecting poles and
stringing wires. Itepalr trucks cov
er longer distances and enable
broken wires and poles to re re.
paired and communication reopened
in a fraction of the time required
when horse-drawn wagons are used-
The post office department is es
tablishing postal service by motor
trucks between New York and
Philadelphia and New York and
Hartford, Conn,, besides using them
almost exclusively in all of the large
cilles In the I'nlted 8tates. With
extension of this service between
other cities much of the burden of
hauling parcel post matter will be
taken off tho overtaxed railroads.
Highway repair work Is being done
much quicker ami more cneapiy
by the use of motor trucks for haili
ng and applying oil and hot tar
than by tho use of teams.
The government Is urging the or
ganization of ro-operatlve delivery
servlea in all smaller cities and
towns; such service . reaches iti
highest development and economy
in men anil money when motor
ti ucks ure used. One motor truck
dues tho work of three horse-drawn
vehlclts on an average. Thug the
motor trurk Is adding to the effi-
icacy of tho nation.
ThlM Machine hnlil to Siiind Heavy
mid Hani Work Thau Majority
of Oilier Makes.
In n letter to K. C Howard, sales
iiianac.'.'r of the Cadillac Motor Car
company, V. (J. Austin of Savan
nah, tin., who Is ln service in France,
comment- at length on the popu
larity of the Cadillac among army
in in who drive ami use motor curs.
" herever 1 iru, to whatever motor
control," the letter says, "It Is the
same story. Ilrivers who have other
! cars 'iisMicned to them are envious
I of tlie f"!lov who has a Cadillac.
The drivers all a.sk for tho Cadillac,
(me driver who had one informed
me that It had gone 4'., 200 miles
since June, and In all that time ho
hadn't touched it with any tools
except tils (.ii can anil tire-change
tuols. I inve.-.tj.iraled antl found
everywhere -untiling officers and
soldit..,is. 1- EJrti-h officers and otitis
-a preference for the Cadillac.
"Intn l. Iiuai'ine it is asy uitn;
I liver here because you used to hear
that tin- I'rencli roads were porf.-et.
They are far frum pint! -an.l some
are even wrse 'than that - due. uf
t'oiiiM-. to heavy hauling and iuck
i ui label' fur repair woik.'1
War Department Cuts Purchases
from 57,110(1 to JO, 000 Limited
Transport the Cause.
Lack of merchant ships and the
apparent inability of the United
Slates and the allies to provide
more rai'30 space has necessitated
n curtailment of the contracts for
motor, vehicles on the part of the
war department.' Instead of .con
tracting f(ir f)7,O00 motor vehicles
for delivery between July 1 and the
end of the current year, the ord
nance nnd uuurtermasler's division
of the army will let contracts for
but O.nuo cais. in these two of
tho most Important divisions the
program win be curtailed by 7,
not) motor vehicles or by more than
r.O per cent, primarily because it la
Impossible to ship more than that
across tiiii Atlantic.
According tu tho figures fathered
by the Washington representative of
Automobile Tuples, the ordnance
division hstl planned to let contracts
for 8.',0nu motor vehicles between
July 1 anil the end of the current
ur. llils division has cut its pro
gram to H.ooo vehicles. On the
other hand, Ihe quartermaster had '
planned to let contracts for Sfi.OOO
cars, but that program has been cut
to- 12,000. What can be done after
the end of the current year, or
beginning ylth the new year of
1919. depends entirely upon the '
shipbuilding program. "'
if more cargo space cn be pro
vided, evidently the army procram
will, be Inctcasod, as more motor
vehicles will be needod on the bat-,
tie front. . Curtailment of the pro
gram In either dlreotMn has an im
portant beailnn. If the shipping ,
board does not provide adequate
cargo space, Imports and exports
must be further curtailed. Already
the proposal has been made to cur
tall imports of rubber.
Here Is a problem on which the
government Is now at work, and it
Is becoming a greater and greater
problem every day. As one promt
nent manufacturer who has been
In Washington studying the condl
tlons stated, this is the time for
manufacturers to balance their
stocks. Manufacturers should not
place orders for materials and sup.
plies based upon the prospects for
enlarged business or sales. They
should, however, balance off all
their stockl ln preparation for the
curtailment of shipping facilities.
BaTes htnriing io KKt TMon
Factory Faculties .Vcowwftrr, ..
Material Easy to Get ' f
Tht Tulsa Automobile corporation ,
will shortly announce un increase
In its output of Tulsa four cars. Ihe -demand
for these car has far ex
ceeded their expectations and make
this step neoessary if they are to fill
orders that are comina ln. The re
cently established retail salesrooms
oy me xuisa Auto stales oompany
have sold inanv of ilmu rm in'
Tulsa and vicinity. The General
Motor Car company of Nowata, the
distributors In northeast Oklahoma.
are rapidly increasing sales on the
Tulsa four and are very enthusiastic
aver It ,P
When the factory lujt north of '
Tulsa was opened tho Intention wa
to turn out oars at tne rate of five
a day. This la being done now and
does not take care of the doniand.
so an addition la being planned to
practically double this output. W,
1. Bhaw, general maifnger of the
company, slates that we are not suf-,
ferlng from the luck ot material ltke
tne eastern factories ape, and ns
the Tulsa four Is built here It Is
much easier to get the rw niaterial
transported here than it Is to have
the finished product ehlppod here
from the east.
The people of OkUhoni.i have tak
en to this local product in their
characteristic way, and in a short
tlmo It will not be surprising thai
Tulsa can boast of as big an auto
mobile factory as some ot the east
ern cities. The Tulsa four is thor
oughly established now and dealer
are taking It on all over the south-
west. It Is a rnr that Will sell us '
well as one that wil glv service, and .:.
tho Tulsa Autnmoblla corporation
(xpects to seo its national distribu
tion. Mho Pleased Them.'
The children happened to be
present " when mother received an
applicant for the position of nurse
maid. "Why were you discharged from
your last place?" asked the mother,
when she had ascertained, after
much Ingenuity, that the applicant
had not voluntnrily left that place.
"Well, ma'am," said the girl very
frankly, "to tell the truth, I some
times forgot to wash the children,
Whereupon there came trom the
children In chorus: "Oh mother,
please engage her.!"
All Ho t'nderlook.
Old Crusty: I ''You ask for my
daughter? Why, youne; man, on
your present salary you could not
even dress her!"
Suitor: "Oh, yes, sir, I could keep
her In gloves!"
old Crusty: "What do you mean
by that'.'"
Suitor: "Pardon me, sir; I asked
only for her hand."
Wuntcd Two Jobs.
A man named Lioilgln hint recent
ly hetn appointed foreman in a
br!okard, Im. Ills name was not
known lo Hit Ihe employes. - -
( me day while on ins round bo
came across two men sitting in a
coiner, smoking, and steppe, I near
'Who are o'l f' asked one -if
ho r
i l'..t:l,;lr..
the new foreman,"
"S . arc
wnrl ct s.
replied the other
down and naAej.-v

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