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FOR GREAT CAR Adelmann Brothers Will Handle Stearns-Knight in This Territory. Backed up by 19 years of the best automobile engineering experience of pioneer experts in developing and per fecting the Stearns-Knight motor cars Adelmann Brothers of Boise are to be complimented for securing the jjgency for this high grade car for the man of moderate means. Until 1916 the .famous Stearns Knight automobiles were a luxury far above the average man's reach. In the quality of design, performance, work manship and material the Stearns Knight stands unparalleled among American made automobiles. In value it is comparable only with the ilnest and highest .priced cars of foreign manufacture. The Stearns-Knight manufacturers had long been cognizant of the de mand for a type of high grade car at a moderate price but not until 1914 did they realize their dream. The manu facture of this new Stearns-Knight car with the adoption of the Knight type power plant to their standard chassis required the best engineering ability and experience procurable to make the necessary structural changes in the chassis for adaption In the new er model. To test the popular demand for this new type of car the company produced it in limited quantities only ill 1915 with results that were highly pleasing to the manufacturers and ad ditional factory space was immediately planned for production in increased quantities, with the result that this year's model is nearly 8400 lower in price—a high grade car in every sense st a price within reach of the average man. The new model Stearns-Knight which Adelman Brothers receive 1 a few days ago has features that are calling the attention of automobile owners and prospective buyers in this section. Much interest is shown in jlhc new Knight sleeve valve, a much : Improved type over the old Stearns poppet valve and in the leather faced : «I « sa isfo sfD! u |il! ; ' ! : m 3J -Ê m \ I IHS 1 l Pi Sf pj nl li Mr. Car Buy er —Do you want an easy riding car, a car that makes the rough road3 smooth? —Do you want a car that has graceful lines,'one that makes you feel that you have just a little nicer looking car than your neighbor? —Do you want a car that is economical? . —Do you want a car that is durable, one that will run up into the hun dreds of thousands of miles and still be good ? —Do you want a car that has speed, power, pep and flexibility? —Do you want a car that will take you over Slaughter House Hill or any other hill as steep. If you do, buy a 1916 Overland or Willys- Knight. All of them have the above qualities and don't forget, see is believing, so let us help you to see all of the above stunts and feats performed. Prices from $615.00 to $1750.00 f. o. b. Toledo, O. fr m -f -r I ilrs. m -r 1 -v r^B^iglïiigïisiiiaiiripgii 1 BOISE OVERLAND COMPANY Distributors. 1 Home of Overland and Willys-Knight. Phone 324. 309 North Tenth St., Boise, Idaho T Jr j IE !5 ! inoniini - a lsjt: cone clutch. Thle clutch le used with a spécial provision In Its design for soft anil gradual engagement permit ting the shifting of gears without clashing. BIG STORAGE AND PACKING HOUSE Plant at Emmett Nearing Completion—Profitable Season Promised. (Staff Correspondence.) Emmett, April 15.—The big storage and packing house being built here for the Emmett Fruit Growers' union, a branch of the North Pacific Fruit Dis tributors, is rapidly nearing comple tion. The basement is 50x100 feet with a seven foot ceiling. The basement is built of concrete. The superstructure is being built of wood. It is 40x100 feet and has a 10-foot platform under roof. The platform runs the length of the building, and faces the railroad siding. The superstructure is being sealed inside and outside with heavy insula tion paper, making it useful for cold storage purposes. The cost of the building completed will be about $3500. Berry & Campbell are superintending the construction work. B. B. Davis is the local manager. , Tom Hnnce, the deputy fruit in spector of this district, stated that the fruit growers of this section are tak ing better care of their orchards this spring, in the way of effective prun ing, spraying and cultivation than ever before. The belief is held that the fruit growers of Idaho will have a profitable season this year, due to the great pros perity prevailing throughout the east ern half of this nation. Prosperity there means that the people will be in a position to buy Idaho'B fancy fruits. Notice. We hereby announce, to our clients, that we have moved our law offices from the Sonna building, where we have been located for many years, to rooms 503-594 and 505 on the Fifth floor in the Idaho building. Adv-A16 MARTIN & MARTIN. Business Survey In Boise Shows That There Is No Place for Pessimist In the City The pessimist in Boise will have to take to the tall timber, for his days are about numbered and the time for the optimist to take hold of th'ngs has arrived. This stktement Is made as the result of a business survey by Ernest G. Day of the Hub City Realty company, of conditions as they exist in the capital of the Gem state. This is not an advertisement. Mr. Day vol unteered the information because he believes it should be passed on. Neith er he anxious to have his name connected in the dispersing of it. This survey resulted in 63 of the leading firms in retail lines in Boise being personally called upon. They were not asked to boost their business, but to give out the hard, cold facts with regai 1 to it. As many of the wholesalers as could be seen were ap proached in the same manner. The basis of comparison taken was the first three months of 1916. The facts es tablished were most optimistic in tone. This is particularly significant be cause the Easter business came in March last year while this year it will come this month. Mark the facts established: Of the 63 retailers interviewed there were only five who reported they were Just breaking even in business with last year. The other 48 report increase In sales and more cash. The increase varied from eight per cent net on up. A number reported they had gone as high as 50 per cent. Without exception nine of the lead ing wholesale men called upon reported a large increase in business and the cash with it. Real estate dealers called upon say property is moving more rapidly now than for the past few years. They are the indicators of community business. Notwithstanding that all goods have gone up in price and are much harder to get, business has increased. Here are some of the most common remarks heard from thoste visited: A printer—"Paper has ijsonc up to the top in price but I am selling more volume than last year." A map maker—"I am year than ever as a result of new pro jects, new buildings and more inquiries for land." Woman's clothing stdre manager— "Goods have gone up In price in all lines and are hard to get yet business is much better." Wholesale hardware man—"Hard ware is out of sight in pfice but we are selling more." i Boise, in line with the rest of the state, is on the up gtade again. It has "turned the corner. The 53 firms called Upon Include: Groceries, departments, hardware, no tions and bazaars, gents 'clothing, ladies' clothing, shoes,' Jewelers, ice cream parlors, coal dealers, stationers, hotels, gas company, elpctric company, music dealers, i aints etc., butchers, dyers and cleaners, restaurants, makers, seed dealers, produce dealers, lumber dealers, harness dealers, mil lers, cold storage, architects, abstract ors, transportation, collecting agencies, etc. busier this ma P HDDS KO CAD TO HIS PRESENT LINE L. J. Ross Will Randle Very Popular Caif in This Territory. I* J. Ross, the dealer in Pierce Ar row and Hudson motor cars, who has his salesrooms at lio South Tenth street, has added thi well known and reliable Reo line of cars and trucks, and announces that he can make im mediate delivery on either the five or seven-passenger cars. Mr. Ross states that It was only after long delibera tion and careful elimination that he decided on adding this popular car to his different lines, necessary to have lit stock a five-pas senger model besidk the two high grade makes he no y carries. This he found in the Reo, jvhlch he considers the most sturdily built car of today. This line of cars cqn, at a small cost, be equipped with (he Reo distillate adapter, which allows the owner to use cheap distillât« Instead of high priced gasoline, thereby securing dou ble the mileage for the same money. The two newest models of the Reo line which Mr. Rosa will carry are Reo the Fifth and the Fjeo Six. These cars have many salient features only a few of which will be mentioned here. One is the world famous motor which has been the standard of this line for six seasons. In it the overhead intake valve system is uked and also the re liable Reo lubrication and the equally dependable cooling system. The fa mous Reo "safety first" steering gear has been retained and the spark and throttle control levers have been put on top of the whpel Instead of below as formerly. The Remy electric start er and lighting system have been re tained but Instead of the worm-driving mechanism, the simpler and more fa miliar chain has been substituted be cause It requires practically no atten tion from the driver. Then there are the Reo bodies, the one-man top, and the rain vision shield, all of which go to make the Reef one of the popular cars of the day. e felt that It was political Conventions AND ELECTIONS IN 1916 April 29—-Republican state convention at Twin Fails. April 22—progressive state convention at Boise. May 18—Democratic state convention a( Pocatello. June 7—Republican national convention at Chicago. June 7—Progressive national convention at Chicago. June 14—Ifemocratic national convention ait St. Louis. Sept. 6—Statewide primary elecUon. * Nov. 7—Geneial election. 9 While othert are claiming Quality w* an guaranteeing it. f Y For 1916 > Adi IX TIRES Guaranteed in writing s. 500« MILES. IDAHO ELECTRIC SUPPLY (0„ 911 Main ■j Reo Quality Is Uniform Every Reo Car Is a Good Car YOUR REO MOTOR—the motor that will go into your Reo—into every Reo car—is dynamometer tested. Perhaps you don't catch the full significance of that statement— sounds like "shop talk" to you. ALL RIGHT, WE'LL EXPLAIN : And in the explanation perhaps we can show you why Reo quality is uniform—why every Reo is just as good—just as powerful, just as sweet running and just as low in upkeep cost as the best Reo we ever made. MOST MAKERS CON8IDER it sufficient to subject every tenth or every fifteenth and in some cases every one-hundredth motor to the dynamometer test. (Of course we are speaking now of those leading makers who have this ' expensive equipment. Many scarcely know the meaning of the term.) It is considered sufficient gauge of the accuracy of workmanship and the power of motor to test one "about every so often." IP THAT ONE PROVES UP it is assumed that the rest of that day's run will average about the same. If it falls below the requirements in the test it is in like manner assumed that the rest are below standard—and measures are taken to correct it in the next batch. MEANTIME YOU MIGHT be one of those to get one of those that didn't prove up. NO; THE REO FOLK do not consider that kind of testing sufficient. It isn't sufficient, for example, that the Reo the Fifth we sell you "averages up." The Reo standard says your Reo must be as good in every respect as any Reo ever turned out of the factory better if possible, since today's cars ought to be better than yesterday's. AND SO YOU CAN KNOW—you can feel absolutely sure—that the individual car we deliver to you, has, itself and its every part, passed through the most rigid tests. IF YOU COULD VISIT the big 30-acre Reo plant at Lansing, Michigan, as we have, and see the four rows of dynamometers with meters and other electrical equipment, you would exclaim, "What an expensive testing equipment!" BUT WHEN YOU DRIVE YOÙR Reo car you will appreciate the economy of a testing system that guarantees every buyer the utmost satisfaction for his money and makes you and every other Reo owner a booster for Reo. little L. J. ROSS, 120 S. 10th ktt ^^rREO El m * D-2 New Fads and Modes In Auto Styles A bag made of soft flannel Is best in which to keep inner tubes. The mouth of the bag should be tied around the projecting valve. While putting on nuts and bolts it Is an excellent preventive of rust to rub on them a little graphite. When this is done, you have taken out an insurance policy against sticking nuts. Where rubber hose is used to make connections in the water circulation pipes with a gasoline motor, and has bends in It, a good plan is to rein force it by a brass coil spring, which is a good fit Inside. This prevents any flattening at the bend and crack ing, resulting eventually in a leak. It is not advisable to use ordinary paint on cylinder casting, coat of paint will prevent radiation. A paint suitable for this use may be obtained at most automobile supply stores. A thick Care should be exercised in the pro per lubrication of ball bearings. Often too heavy or solid lubricant is used. Fluid oil no thinner than the heavier machine oils, is very good. Storage for household soods, pianos and furniture. Few equal, none better. PeaBley Transfer Storage Co. Phone 73. Adv. Sweet peas, every color and variety. W. S. & G. Co. 9th and Grove. tr Today—order Sunset ana The Capi tal News. u : - *« * 1 ft r -, ■ § ' : H ■■■ k ■i * » » ; 1916 STEARNS-KNIGHT The result of 19 years' automobile building experi ence of the highest grade cars. Every STEARNS-KNIGHT Has the KNIGHT MOTOR t\ 4-cylinder. 8-cylinder. .$1595 f. o. b. Boise .$2250 f. o. b. Boise ADELMANN BROS. Distributors. Phone 156—622 Idaho St. There are 49,815 Knight Motored Cars in use today The white line radiator belongs to Stearns. SEEDS. FERTILIZER imho com. a si k ,TH ft OPOVT __ \B0ISE- IMHO CO J Y i> Use our Commercial Fer tilizer on your lawn before the spring rains are over. .1 Idaho Coal & Seed Co Eighth and Grove. Phone 31.