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Y Fe i vi SMITH MOTOR WHEEL YALE BICYCLE Bicycle Booster -The Bicycle of Quality TOLEDO STORE 145 Eric St., Toledo, Ohio 11. D. Cnpron, Mgr. Dayton Motor Bicycle Makes Its Debut '"Our Slogan" To Sell 1000 Bicycles In 1916 -o o- To do this we must be able to sell you a better wheel for the money than you can buy elsewhere. Don't buy any bicycle until you see us. A $40.00 Bicycle for $25.00 -O A- OUR NEW STORE 214 Erie St. The Toledo Sporting Goods Co. o Between .Mauihon and .leffi r--im egfff THIS NAME GUARANTEES SATISFACTION SEE IT ON THE BICYCLE YOU BUY FOR 1916 There Is every reason Injho woild why yon Miould ride a Gen dru Bicycle. First of all, there is no better mil do; next, there is noe that looks, none that runs easier, nor lasts longer. Comlron bicycles have been on the market for HO year-., and always were knows as good bicycle. We guarantee them. A de.iler In each town handle-, them. Wilte n. for our cata log and your dealers inline. Thiity--ix lint lmniher.s and model.-, to choo-e from, e.ieh one a snod oin. There is one there that will just Milt every ider. Gefldron Wheel Co. TOLEDO, OHIO Filling a long felt gap between the bicycle and the motorcycle, the new Dayton Motor Bicycle hns solved the problem admirably. The new Motor Vehicle, manufactured by the big Davis plant at Dayton, Ohio is ex ploited in Toledo and throughout Northwestern Ohio by the Lcighton Cyclery, at 129 North Erie St. George Lcighton, owner of the store, is a pioneer in the bicycle business in this vicinity nnu several years ago gained considerable attention as a bi cycle l-acer. The initial display of the new Day ton Motor Bicycle will be made at tho Leighton Cyclery on Tuesday, Bicy cle Day. The exhibition is awaited with considerable interest as it is recognized that the low priced motor vehicle will meet an immediate de mand, not only for its commercial pos sibilities but also for the new sport and recreation that it promises. The Dayton Motor Bicycle is a bicycle of .special design and construction driv en by a small power plant located en tirely in the front wheel. The Davis people claim considerable advantage in the location of the power plant in the front wheel against the usual loop frame construction. In muddy or sandy roads there is a continual ten dency for the front wheel to pull it self up and out, consequently, the manufacturers claim that the machine will go over soft roads much better than a heavier machine with a more powerful engine coupled to the rear wheel. The motor is a single cylind er, four cycle, aircooled of IY2 H. P, Tho carburetor is automatic float feed type controlled by a throttle op erated by twisting the right handle bar grip. The ignition is a high ten sion magnetio, gear driven, pedaling the feet starting the motor. The gas oline tank has a capacity for 1 gal lon, sufficient to carry the rider 100 miles. The bicycle frame is a 1 inch, 18 gauge drawn steel tubing, triple reinforced head, the rear wheel is 2(5 inches in diamater, steel rim and motorcycle type, the front wheel has a diamater of 24 inches and is of pressed steel. The entire weight of the Motor Bicycle is 115 lbs and main tains a speed between 4 and 30 miles an hour. Mr. Leighton is very enthusiastic over the prospects for the new motor bicycle, and he considers it a splendid combination with his old agency that of the Dayton bicycle. Bicycle Day will be notably celebrated by his cy clery with the opening display of the Dayton Motor Bicycle. Toledo Sporting Goods Company To Have New Quarters Rivers Formes New Cycling Club A Indies' bicycle club, that will tend to promote the healthful sport of bi cycle riding among women of Toledo and Northwestern Ohio is one of the "pet hobbies" of A. D. Rivers, pres ident and general manager of the To ledo Sporting Goods Co. Mr. Rivers has perfected the organization of tho club and the first enrollment of mem bers speaks well for the future growth of the club. "I fully believe that the bicycle is the most economical and practical vehicle for the business man or wo man or the man or woman who seeks exercise for health's sake, "said Mr. Rivers. The optimism of The Tole do Sporting Goods Co. regarding the increase in the bicycle business for 101C is in evidence in the fact that the concern recently leased elegant new showrooms and shops at 214 North Erie St. The new quarters which are much larger than the old at 1008 Monroe St. were made neces sary because of the increased busi ness of the company. The new loca tion is more centrally located than the old, located between Madison and Jefferson, the store is adjacent to the office buildings. The new store will be stocked with the latest and newest bicycle models and will boast the most complete display of any store in the state. This concern has the agen cy for the high grade Miami line of vehicles made by the Miami Cycle and Manufacturing Co. A very complete repair shop is also a feature of the new store. We Want Some Good Dealers for the EXCELSIOR AUTO-CYCLE and SMITH MOTOx WHEEL Associated Motor Sales Co. Distributors for Northwestern Ohio 337 Erie Street TOLEDO OHIO BICYCLE DAY TO BE NOTABLY CELEBHATED Stores Will Have Lavish Displays. Grand Ball and Bicycle Races to be held at Coliseum Toledo. The big celebration of BICYCLE DAY in Toledo will be the Grand Ball and Bicycle Races staged at the Col iseum on Bancroft and Ashland ave nues at 8 o'clock Tuesday evening. O. S. Hitchcock, the well-known bi cycle dealer on Monroe St. will be the master of ceremonies of this event. J. S. Bailey will be manager. The elegant floor of the Coliseum will bo the setting of Bicycle Day ball and between dances there will be spirited bicycle racing on rollers. The contestants of this event and the grand prize will be the well-known bicycle riders, the Dority brothers, A. ture racing track. The riding of Robert Dority on a red enameled bicycle will be recorded by the min ature red bicycle, the riding of A. Luckmun on a white enameled wheel by the minaturc white rider, etc. 13 events' will be featured including a pursuit race. Twenty revolutions of the minaturo track tally with a mile on the 1 oilers while the speed is ac curately guaged by the racing on the minature track. Much interest is be ing evinced in the roller bicycle meet at the Coliseum and the forthcoming races, promised by .the local bicycle H. D. Capron Reports Good Bicycle Business T . . t 1 1 ml 1 .. . . 1 ...... L.aug anu a. LiUCKinan. ineir re- iraternuy. a general invitation is spective riding on rollers will be re-1 extended to all bicycle enthusiasts to corded by dummy riders on a minin-1 the Grand Ball nntl Races. Mjaffig II. D. Capron, manager of the To ledo Store at 145 No. Erie St., Tole do reports an exceptionally good win ter in bicycle sales. A recent sale was that of a Day racer to H. F. Wernert, a local rider, who has gain ed considerable repute as a bicycle racer on the eastern tracks. Con siderable of the bicycle sales during the past few months have been made to buisness and working men, who have recognized in this economical vehicle, a most efficient help, "said Mr. Capion. The Harley-Davidson Motorcycle agency is a recent acquisition of the Toledo Store. The Yale Bicycle has been successfully handled by this management since 1011 arid the Day racer has boasted many sales by rea son of its popularity. The Bicycle show-rooms of the Toledo Stole are completed by an interesting exhib it of Smith Motor Wheels. The last day of February will be memorable throughout the country by the celebration next Tuesday, Feb ruary 20th of National Bicycle Day. The day has been officially recogniz ed as the opening of the bicycle sea son. With bicycle enthusiasm at its height throughout the country the day will be one ,long to be remembered, and the "1,000,000 bicycles in 1010," the slogan adopted by the national bfeycle committee will be launched with an enthusiasm that is bound to be in evidence from coast to coast. Toledo' dealers will celebrate the day with special exhibits in their stores and brilliantly illuminated wndows during all of Bicycle Day week. Many of tho Toledo dealers will give away novel souvenirs and have music in their stores while all will extend the glad hand to bicycle enthusiusts who are urged to look over the wonderful now bicycle of 1910. Boys and men, girls and women constitute the bicyclo enthusiasts in this vicinity and they will bo doubly enthusiastic when they see the hand some now 1916 models. Says Bicycle Riding A Cure for Stomach Trouble A testimonial, not to be lightly re garded, came unsolicited to George E. Berdus, veteran bicycle dealer of Toledo, this week. It was to the ef fect that a bicycle sold months ago by Mr. Berdue has proven itself an efficient agent in the treatment and cure of stomach trouble. Mr. Ber due is one of Northwestern Ohio's most enthusiastic bicycle boosters and although he claims no professional medical knowledge yet he has oc cassion to cite many similar instan ces where bicycle riding has been a factor in health. "George E. Berdue & Son," is the firm name of Mr. Berdue's enterpris ing concern. Until one year ago the shop was located on Madison Ave. when it was removed to 500 Superior St., three doors north of the Inter uiban Station. Harold Berdue has since joined his father in the business. The latter is well known among the younger element in Toledo and North western Ohio. The Berdues have the agency of the well-known Westfield Mfg. Co's product, the Columbia bi cycle and the Blue-Streak, a very light weight model made by Constant Benoit, formerly of Paris and now manufacturiug the vehicle in New York. Both are made in gentlemen's and ladies' models. The Sensation of the Bicycle World level Bmtm Motor VL The Lightest Strongest Cheapest and Cleanest Motor Vehicle Made Practical Front Wheel Drive Direct Transmission Simple Construc tion Weight well distributed Minimum Vibration Speed 4 to 30 miles an hour Plenty of Power and thoroughly tested by the largest, Bicycle Plant in tho World. W J? & Ladies and Gent's Mode See this Wonderful Motor Bicycle on dis play at our Showroom Tuesday, Feb. 29 We also handle the most complete line of highgrade Toledo TIRES AND ACCESSORIES. YOU'LL DO BETTER AT MHUr r I av- J- bicycles in LEIGHT,ONPS CYCLERY 129 N. ERIE ST. Between Monroe and Jefferson Expert, itcpairing TOLEDH. OHIO GEO. E. BERDUE & SON Dealers in Columbia and Blue-Streak Bicycles Exper Kcnairing Nickel Plating Brazing and Enamelint; 506 Superior St. 3 Doors North Intcrurban Sta., TOLEDO, O BICYCLE DAY OPENING FEBRUARY Mil? 100 New Bicycles $20 to $.1550 Rebuilt Bicycles S10 u Ml kiads of Bicycles Repaired O. S. HITCHCOCK 813 Monroe Street, TOLEDO, OHIO (WillM- YOU CAN COUNT ON IT When we take care of your storage battery there's "do t of quality service. We have established ourselves at- vuer Will you come in and be convinced? MILLER STORAGE BATTERY CO. 709 JefTerhon Ave., TOLEDO, OHIO FREE INSPECTION OF ANY BATTERY AT AN" !" FACTS YOU MAY NOT KNOW. Texas, which in 1S50 stood twelfth In rank, is now tho seventh state In the American union in point f wealth. It is first in point of size and fifth in population. Thirtv states have on their statute hooks laws providing for tho employ ment of stale prisoners in rot'd bulk' nis. Fish are beinfr .-hipped to llnslnnd via Monti eal from British Columbia water:,, the reason being the UMi shortage due to the war's interfer ence with the North Sea fisheries. We Can Save You .ionc: , en , . ; GOOD BICYCLF" , , ERIE MOTOR u. FFANK B, SCHNEIDER, Pr&? General Repairing. ' All Kinds 116 ERIE ST. TOLEDO, 0. i'"tsw ARMY IS WELL PROTECTED AGAINST WINTER FROSTS The men and officers in tho British trenches are well exploding German shells. The picture shows a croup of tiwir winter fur coats. orepared for their two enemies, King Krost and tfaa , British officers wearing their new stei helmets sad -.