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El Paso herald. (El Paso, Tex.) 1901-1931, March 29, 1913, Week-End Edition, Automobile and Sport Section, Image 25

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SO HERALD
Saturday, March 29, 1913
MOTOR TRUCK COMES
RAPIDLY INTO USE
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Abed for Track.
fBy Henry Farrinston, Editor of "The
Power Wsjon.")
Power wgon manufacturers have
awaiting them in the coal, ice and al
lied businesses a market of JHO.OO0.O0e
In motor trucks. That is the sum of
money these trade interests may confi
dently be expected to invest In motor
equipment daring- the next 16 years.
Up to date, only L percent, or ap
proximately one-sixtieth, of this mar
ket, has already been sold. But during
the last year, the placing of orders for
many thousands of dollars' worth of
motor equipment by the most import
coal dealers in the country presages
a wonderful impetus in the purchase of
power wagons by coal companies and
their allied trade interests.
Only recently the Atlantic Coal and
Ice corporation, of Atlanta, Ga. placed
an order for 15 fire-ton motor trucks
after trying- out individual makes of
machines for some time previous. The
City Fuel company, of Chicago, now
merged in the Consumers' company of
-which it is the dominant factor, or
dered 25 fire-ton machines last April,
thereby replacing 150 husky horses,
and present plans call for large addi
tions to this motor instalation at an
early date. Spaulding & Spaulding. of
Buffalo, A. i.. alter trying out two
five-ton motor trucks for some months,
recently installed 15 more of the same
make and capacity. The Burns Bros.
Coal company, of New York city, has
a fleet of 43 power wagons of the big
gest average load-carrying capacity of
any motor truck instalation in the
world. And so short a time ago as last
April, the Burns equipment comprised
only 17 machines, the balance of 26
having been acquired during the past
10 months by the purchase of 18 trucks
and the absorption of another concern
having eight motor vehicles in its em
ploy. As far as can be definitely ascer-
t..A.a tAA ota at nrflnt In the
Tnlted States 419 coal dealers (and !
concerns using specially designed coal
trucks) who employ power wagons for
delivery purposes. These 419 companies
own and operate a total of 761 ma
chines, valued at S.lf0,0W.
ON THB SPUR
OF THE MOMENT.
- By Roy K. Monlton.
Sour Grapes.
These here new fangled auto cars are
handy, it must be confessed.
But when K conies to pleasure I enjoy
uk win ay iwuc ure wow .
When I go out joy rldln with my beet
sal slttta' by:jay Bide,
I know that 1 wlu git back hum, for ',
. .u ma... 4 4mia nnA 4tm4
She ne-rer makes me walk nine miles to
find a country blacksmith shop,
"Where I kin get her tires repaired.
Tra not afraid of any cop.
She's got it forty ways upon a snort- ,
in' sneezin' gas machine.
And she's the best old sparkln' plug
that me and my gal's ever seen.
Her carburetor works fust rate, her I
eoolin' system is immense,
And you can run her all day long and f
at a very light expense. j
She's never laid up fer repairs, she
doesn't have to -wear no tag. j
She never plunges in the ditch, for she's
a very docile nag.
The speed laws she don't violate and
I have never yet got pinched.
For safe and sane enjoyment. I have
surely got the method cinched.
No folks that -walk are cussin' me. I
don't scare 'em out of their boots
By running up behind 'em quick and J
lettin' out a lot of toots.
i
She don't use up no gasoline or balk
or back or wheeze a bit. l
She kin go by a roadhouse without try- I
lntr to turn in to it. 1
I didn't have to pay no mortgage on
my house when I got her.
My creditors don't stand and wonder
what on earth I bought her fer.
She's good for many seasons and each
year she don't go out of style
And make me buy a new one every
spring and lose my hard earned
pile.
She never yet has toseed me out into
& tree to break my neck.
Of course, the autos are all right, hut
give me my old mare, by heck.
Frederic J. Haskla's "American Gov
ernment.' As long as they last, copies of Fred
I eric J. Haskin's great book, "The Amer
ican Government," may be had at The
Herald office. Present clipping of this
paragraph and 60 cents. By mail, 15
cents additional.
sut down
tire bills
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was our most acti
IHE three deadest months, in the automobile busi
ness, are December, January and rebruary.
During this period some automobile factories
shut down altogether.
With us it has been just the reverse. We have
been shipping over 140 cars a day for the last six months.
Right now, we are delivering over $1,000,000.00 worth
of Overlands every single week.
Our great factories can make no more than this. The
demand forced us to manufacture as many cars in the
dull season as we planned and prepared to in the height
of the best season which is from April on.
st season-
shipping period
The urgent demands for the 1913 OverlanHEave,
broken and established new production records every day.i
In seven months we have shipped over twenty m&,
thousand cars.
This is just over 85 more than we deliveredupto
this time last year.
Every section, state and town in the country is order
ing in excess of its contract and it is utterly impos
sible for us to supply the cars.
You can judge the demand from the following figures
Here are some state and city increases t
Last year North Dakota took 300 Overlands;
this year they have contracted for 755; an increase
of 152 and they want more.
Last year Minnesota took 625 Overlands; this
year they have contracted for 1110; an increase of
78 and they want more.
Last year Iowa took 1595 Overlands; this year
they have contracted for 2555; an increase of 61
and they want more.
Last year Texas took 675 Overlands; this year
they have contracted for 1220; an increase of 84
end they want more.
Last year Kansas took 313 Overlands; this, year
they have contracted for 731; an increase- of 134
and they want more.
Last year Illinois took 1690 Overlands; this year
they have contracted for 2085; an increase of 24
and they want more.
Last year California took 1150 Overlands; this
year they have contracted for 2410; an increase "of
101 and they want more.
Last year Saskatchewan, Canada, took 100 Over
lands; this year they have contracted for ?50; an in
crease of 150 and they want more.
Last year Alberta, Canada, took 100 Overlands;
this year they have contracted for 250; an increase of
150 and they want more.
Lastyear Manitoba, Canada, took 100 Over
lands; this year they have contracted for 250; an in
crease of 150 and they want more.
Last year San Francisco, Calif., took 2500 Over
lands; this year they have contracted for 4000; an
increase of 60 and they want more.
Last year Minneapolis, Minn., took 1000 Over
lands; this year they have contracted for 2000; an
increase of 100 and they want more.
Last year Kansas City, Mo., took 800 Overlands;
this year they have contracted for 1500; an increase
of 87j and they want more.
Last year Philadelphia, Pa., took 700 Overlands;
this year they have contracted for 1200; an increase
of 61 and they want more.
Last year Milwaukee, Wis., took 600 Overloads;
this year they have contracted for 1000; an increase
of 6676 and they want more. 1
Last year Dallas, Texas, took 400 Overlands; tins
year they have contracted for 600, an increase of 50
and they want more.
Last year Sioux Falls, S.D., took 400 Overlandsr
this year they have contracted for 600; an increase of
50 and they want more,
Last yearDes Moines, Iowa, took 300 Overlands;
this year they have contracted for 500; an increase of
66fi and they want more.
Last year Denver, Colo., took 300 Overlands;
this year, they have contracted for 500; an increase ot
6oS and they want more.
Last year Tampa, Florida, took 50 Overlandsr
this year they have contracted for 100; an increase o
100 and they want more. '
Last year Louisville, Ky., took 50 Overlands; this
year they have contracted for 150; an increase of 150
and they want more.
The above cities and states have been picked, in as many dif
ferent localities as possible, to show both national consumption and
increase.
To reasonable and sensible people the above figures prove
one very important point in particular; that the majority of car
buyers realizethat an Overland offers more car for less money than
any other car in America.
This completely equipped, self-starting, 30 horsepower, five
passenger touring car for 985 is the equal of any $1200 car built.
It has the power, the speed, the seating capacity, the construction, the
comforts and conveniences.
No car is made better. Being built in the largest, most com
pletely equipped and most modernly appointed factory in the indus
try, you get in this car the same manufacturing methods used by the
makers of the very highest priced cars. Our methods of production
are just as thorough, just as painstaking and just as exacting. Our
materials and cars are subject to the same rigid mspectionscand Ttesfts
as the highest priced cars made.
Judge the value by the demand -Wd you'll always save money.
We are now over 7,000 cars behind our "immediate shipping orders"
and it is still the latter part of the dull automobile season. -
Figuring from the present pressure for Overlands, it is difficult
to calculate what the demand will be when the spring season comes.
It is safe to assume that we will be swamped.
We would advise quick action if you want an Overland. Belay
will not only mean a longer wait for your new Overland, but pos
sibly you will be unable to get one at any price.
Enter your order now, and you may getyour Overland when you
want it. We candidly advise you to see the Overland dealer in your
city without delay. And as a final suggestion take one more look at
the above figures.
TheWfflys-C
Geo. L. Fisher,
sreriand Company, Toledo, Ohio
0!!A.S..!L,,X.u. Salesroom E. P. & S. W. Bldg.
iStriOOtOr, P.O. Box 77 Phone 189
$985
F. 0. B. Toledo
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,
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Completely
equipped
Self-starter
30 Horsepower
5-Passenger
TocringCar
110-inch Wheel
Base
Timken Bearings
Center Control
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$985
F. O. B. TbIsJb
Completely
equipped
Remy Magneto
Warner
Speedometer
Mohair Top and
Boot
Clear Vision, Rain
VkkaWindueld
PreafcO-Lite Taak

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