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STUDEBAKER ANNOUNCES LINE Left Drive and Center Control New Features in Both "Four" and "Six" DETROIT. Oct. 25.—Formal an nouncement of a number of important changes in the Studebaker line was made from the local headquarters of the corporation today. While the al terations are not of a sweeping- na- Mrs. Isabelle Tierney in her new Havers "6" ture, they embody a number of ex- I tremely interesting features. The line for next year will be com- j prised of two chassis types—a "Four" j at $1,060 and a "Six" at $1,575. Both cars are fitted with left-hand steer aad center control. Each model car- j ries a two-unit electric starting and ! lighting device as standard equipment. , The same type of full-floating, axle employed on the "Six" is supplied With the "Four." Bodies are of the ilnam line type and with full U! In both cars the gasoline supply j has been placed in the dash, permit ting an ideal feed to the motor, with- j out air pressure, by means of gravi lalkiii IMPROVED CARBIRETTON Increased efficiency has been j throughout the keynote of the chassis design. To get the maximum service i out of each gallon of gasoline has been the obvious endeavor of the Stu- j debaker engineers. The motors are of the small bore, long stroke type, of dimensions simi lar to those of the remarkably suc cessful "Six" of the last year. Co ( n- j' , siderable attention has been giver*- to Improved carburetlon. The position j .of the gasoline tank permits the Stu- j debaker-Schebler carburetor to be mounted high up on the side of the I motor, allowing the use of a very short intake manifold and assuring ', plenty of warm air for the mixture. There is a dash adjustment by means of which the operator of the car can ! secure perfect carburetor conditions j at all times without leaving his seat. No less than 13 Timkin roller bear- ! ; ings are used to support the shafting i and axles of the car, reducing friction j and permitting adjustments so accu j rate as to make gear operations al i most noiseless. BEST OF BRAKES The improvement in the electrical I equipment is marked and to a great extent original. The electric motor for cranking is connected to the front end j 'of the drive shaft by a roller chain j which moves only while the starting j operation is in progress. The genera- I tor is on the opposite of the motor i and drives silently by a shaft con- j r.ecied with the camshaft gear. Stor- j age is in a six-volt battery under the front seat- The battery also fur- j nishes current for ignition, timed j through a Remy distributer and J raised in tension by a coil at the front of the motor. In both cars brakes are equipped j with large equalizers, snugly fitted j into slots in the frame. Running boards are clean and carry no equip- | The four-cylinder car in touring car] CARRIAGE and AUTOMOBILE BUILDING REPAIRING and PAINTING - 1610-12-14 Van Ness Avenue (Formerly on Howard Street) AUTOS ARE FEATURE OF FETE A Chalmers car traveling through lowa. form has a generous five-passenger capacity. This model also has under >lung full elliptic rear springs. The chief new feature ln body de sign in the six-cylinder model is the >ositfon of the auxiliary seats in the :onneau which, when not in use, fold •ompactly out of the way into a re cess built into the back of the front seat. The new "Six" in touring form seats seven adults. Both "Four" and "Six" are now ;oming through the Detroit factories n gratifying style. Sample cars will )e on the floors of all Studebaker lealers in a short time. :haperons vs. joy rides An anti-joy ride ordinance has been idopted by the city council of Kansas -ity which prohibits girls under 21 ►'ears old from riding in motor cars inless chaperoned hy an elder per lon, between the hours of 9 o'clock it night and 6 o'clock in the morn ng. SftVifiF AUTOMOBILE TIRFS Made in California! Guaranteed Patronize MneS C Home Tirej ABSOLUTELY THE BEST TIRE MADE! BAKER & HAMILTON, Distributers, 433 - 4 « 1 r K N i N ST ' BERNARD L B!U, Agent, FIERCE HARDWARE CO., Agent, ,2, » SS™"- AUTOMOBILES Studebaker " Six " limousine. Vanderbilt Cup Race Is Declared Off Denouncing automobile manufac turers and racing men for "commer cialism," and lack of sportsmanship, Harvey Granger, president of the Sa vannah Automobile club, has officially withdrawn the club from the pro motion of the grand prize and the Vanderbilt cup races. This means that the races will not be run this year. Directly, the withdrawal of the Savannah club is due to the lack of entries. INDIA WAKING UP An American consul in India re ports that a government official in that country is at present consider ing the feasibility of encouraging the introduction of motor plows Into that country. THE SAN FRANCISCO CALL, SATURDAY, OCTOBER 25, 1913 ! New Franklin coupe, with John F. McLain at wheel Chester N. Weaver, man ager of the San Francisco branch of the Studebaker Corporation of America. SLIT SKIRTS HALT PARADE A streak of red. a series of explo sions and a succession of frantic squawks ln the downtown streets of I Indianapolis caused a small riot the 'other day when Charlie Scdwick, director of events at the Indianapolis motor speedway, attempted to lead an automoliile parade with one of the stcnsationnl streamline Pathfinder cruisers. The speedway autocrat waved aside traffic officers, stopped streetcars and tied up traffic general ly, until a couple of slit skirts re '.V *-*» * ; - y t . Z ' ■: 'J x " ' >:.*Y* ■:' \- « ■ 4■< it I 'mi' St <5 * < made possible the perfection of the two most I famous anti-skid tires the Automobile World has ever known—the "Nobby Tread 99 and the "Chain Tread" There is no greater proof of the super- No arguments or comparisons avail iority of these United States Anti-Skid Tires against these undeniable and absolute facts— than the actual number in use on the West- which are positive proof that these famous crn roads,-their actual accomplishments of ***** have f"** 1 their ntle of "Mightier Than milage economy, and the record breaking demand they have created in the West When y° u purchase United States Tires you are sure of these vitally important facts: Every day the sales of "Nobby Tread" L Of the Four Factory Organization and "Chain Tread" Anti-Skid United States behind these famous tires. Tires have increased until oday there is an 3 Of vast experience in tire build unprecedented demand for these famous ing. tires, a demand that is history making in 3, Of a tremendous organzation that the tire industry. actually backs up its tires. The overwhelming number of automobile manufacturers who have selected United States Tires as the standard equipment of their 1914 cars prove unquestionably that United States Tires are today the accepted standard for real tire service. SAN FRANCISCO SERVICE BRANCHES: DOWNTOWN— UPTOWN SO Fremont Street 665 Turk Street Don't Be Talked Into a Substitute Your own dealer or any reliable dealer can supply you with United States Tires—Smooth Tread, "Nobby Tread" or "Chain Tread." If he has no stock on hand, insist that he get them for you at once,—or go to another dealer. Note This—Dealers who sell United States Tires sell the best of everything fused to move across the street faster than a walk. Sedwiek "slipped it into low" and the parade waited accord ingly. WAHL ENDS LIFE George J. Wahl, head of the Wahl Motor Car company, recently formed in Detroit to manufacture a medium priced roadster and touring car, com mitted suicide at his home in De- troit. Business worries is given as the cause. AUTO CLUBS ORGANIZED At a meeting of representatives of the Canadian motor clubs and asso ciations held recently at the head- Quarters of the Ontario Motor league, the Dominion Automobile federation was formed. All clubs, leagues and associations in the dominion are eli gible for membership. * The officers elected were: Provisional president, Oliver ilazleton; vice presidents, G. H. CottreH of Vancouver and Frank Car- j roll. G. Robertson was appointed | provisional secretary and treasurer of the newly formed Canadian associa tion. ivkw firksto.m: kkcord Resisting for five days the roads of western Missouri. Firestone nonskid tires make a perfect record for them selves in the reliability run conducted by the Dealers' association of Kansas City. The tourists left Kansas City September 15 and returned in the afternoon of September 20. Two Cole cars, equipped with Firestone tir&s, went the entire distance without a tire change.