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AUTOMOBILE
THE OMAHA SUNDAY BEE: AUGUST 31, 1913.
HOW TO GETMORE MILEAGE
(Firestone Manager Makes Some In
tcresting lire Suggestions.
MANY CONTRIBUTING CAUSES
f ten It im n Little Thing that Keeps
Tlrea from airing Out Their
Oreateat Ioaallle
XJtllltr.
Manager Grecnwald oC the aervtce de
partment of the Flrcitone Tiro and Rub
ber company makes some Interesting ob
servations and suggestions In res&rd to
the wear and tear upon automobile Urea
He says In part:
"Small ruptures In the fabric may do
Tclop from a small out through the cover
or a 'severa bruise by a sharp atone or
othorobjeot. Tho- blowoitt quite often
doeanot-occur until sometime afterwards.
Thft Inner tube may become larger from
the continued strain, erentually giving
way,
"Hunnlng In street car tracks breaks
the .-fabric on tho Inside. If there Is a
ragged edge on the flange of the rail the
rubber cover will also be damaged.
"Tlie fabrlo on the Inside of the tire
matt be bruised, .chafed and broken from
the rlm bumping it when the Ure Is sort
and' driven oVer rough places.
''lnoverloadlng small, peculiar Blgxag
fcreaks - In tho fabrlo ' clro'umlerentlally
appear when the tires ore too small for
the load and taxed beyond their carrying
capacity.
"If the rubber on the sMe-wall has
bej:n cut up and worn from rough,' rutty
roads, reverse the tires; turn the worn
rdde of tire toward the car. if equipped
With cemented flap, the flap should, of
touraa, be reversed, also.
Hard on Tfr4,
"New macadam roads, especially when
Wot, are severe on the rubber cover. A
out In the crjver of tho case when that
part of tho tire Is under the weight of
the machine and In contact with the road
has a tendency to expand, owing to the
elasticity of the rubber, and Invites duit,
grit, pebbles and other foreign matter, or,
rather, the foreign matter forces Itself
Into the cut.
"With tho revolution of the wheel and
when the Injured part Is relieved of the
weight of the car, thl& foreign matter
which has accumulated (and with each
succeeding revolution of the wheel) acts
as a wedgo and further forces itself be
tween the cbyer and tho fabric; conse
quently a complete separtlon of the tread
wHl result If neglected. The fabrlo ab
sorbs moisture into Itself, destroying the
adhesive friction, causing decay and blow.
' out
In Case of Ercea'alre Wear,
Ipxcesslve wear to tread may be at
tributed to the wheel not traveling In
alignment due to a bent axle, loose
Hearing knuckle, steering rods that are
llther too short .or too long.. Examine
the brake bands and see that they are
working properly. It they are tight the
rear tires may be affected. If the wheels
ate In perfect alignment, but too much
out of perpendicular, there Is a binding
action at tho axle and the tires have
a tendoncy to drag Instead of rolling over
the ground freely as they should.
It the rear wheels lose traction and
spin In the sand, the cover may re
ceive numerous small cuts.
What to Do.
Do not start the car quickly and avoid
severe application of the brakes which
Is an abnormal strain to the fabrlo of the
tire.
Carry at least ono extra case and two
Inner tubes for emergency. The Injured
tire can then be removed at opce and
given nttentlon by a competent repair
man. If It is necessary to make emer
gency repairs on the road, have the tires
vulcanised at the first opportunity. This
will avoid serious developments. A still
hotter way Is to equip your car with
Firestone demountable rims, carrying
your spare tires Inflated and ready for
Immedlato change; which not only re
duces time for changing tires to mlml
mum, but wholly does away with tho
annoyance of road Jlre repairing.
It any oil or grease should work Into
tires from gear case or brake drum,
this accumulation should bo removed,
greaso is a sqjvent of rubber and its ef
fects are very harmful.
"When laying up the car for any great
length of time, as. for winter, the Ures
should be partially deflated and the
weight ot car supported by blocks or
Jacks.
MOTOR PADS AND FANCIES.
Bilk sweaters in solid colors are favor
ites for ouOng-trips. They are worn under
the loose coats and aro not nearly as
bulky as those of wool.
The calf high lace boot ls much worn
by thoso who like to camp by tho way
side. It Is water tight and not too heavy
for comfort. .
The collapsible two-toned hemp hat will
be used a great deal for late trips, as it is
too comfortable to give up until frost
makes It necessary to do so.
A serviceable rain coat ot rubberized
tweed In the full raglan model Is one of
the swagger garments ot the season and
comes in the ever popular grays and tan
mixtures.
One of the attractive motor coats for
the young girls is made of tan linen In
straight belted model, with wide collar
and round red buttons. It has Inverted
pleats at the sides and middle back.
The "Country Club,'? the "Piping Rock"
and other soft felt hats match in tone tho
coats they are to be worn with, Tha
Georgette" and the fQulkatch" vcllo are
the most popular for wear with them.
First autumn displays reveal a change
in the materials of the sport coats.
Browns, dull reds and greens In the
tweed mixtures, with leather or bone
buttons, convertible collars and dust
sleeves, are prominent.
PROBLEM SOLVED WITH TIRES
Trucks to Bo Permitted Everywhere
When Properly "Shoed."
ARE OFTEN OVERLOADED
Next to FlttlnK Theae Conveyances
with Wider Treads Will Come
tho Limit for Welsht
lieirnlatlon,
"The solution of the problem which Is
so seriously affecting the truck indus
try In Baltimore and other cities is state
legislation requiring larger tires," says
C. W. Martin, maanger of the motor
truck tire department, Tho Goodyear
Tire and Uubber company, Akron, O.
"City Engineer McCay of Baltimore
should have proposed a law prohibiting
the overloading of motor trucks Instead
ot suggesting that motor trucks be
barred from certain streets,
"The motor truck, with its wonderful
and unparalleled growth, has become an
economta necessity, and such restriction
would work hardship on society. If thoro
were legislation requiring that a certain
width tire should be used to take care
ot the load, there would be no danger ot
cutting up the streets.
"Overloading Is the most serious prob
lem that confronts truck owners today.
Tho evil is so prevalent that I would not
bo at all surprised to see some such bill
Introduced at early sessions ot many
state legislatures. Such a bill, beyond a
doubt, wll be passed wherever presented
without question, as Its logio Is plain and
distinct.
"It Is rumored that the Auto Club ot
Maryland already has some such project
In mind.
"Providing such a bill is passed, the
question will be easily settled, with a
great advantage gained by all parties
concerned. Not only will the city bo
saved the extra expense of repairing
streets that have seen tho uso ot heavy
and overloaded trucks, but the legislation
will alto be a benefit to the truok owner.
Trucks with tho proper size of Ure
equipment aid ' materially In prolonging
the life of tho motor, while the tires will
undergo the wear and tear to which they
ore subject with a much less detrimental
arret.
"In Porto Rico, where they use carts
and wagons to transport sugar can, tho
government regulates tho width of the
wheels. In other words, the breadth of
the iron tiro must bo in proportion to the
weight and capacity of the wagon."
Xath from IllnnA Pnluin
was prevented by G. W. Cloyd, Flunk,
Mo., who healed his dangerous wound
with Bueklen's Arnica Salve, Only 2S&
For sale by Beaton Drug Co. Advert! to
rn ex. t.
The Persistent and Judicious TJse of
Newspaper Advertising Is the Road to
Business success.
This "On-Air Cure"
In No-Rim-Cut Tires
Costs Us $1,500 Daily
No Other Maker Employ It
Done to Save Blow-Outs
Here u another reason wfey Geedyear
tare hold tha leading: place in Tkedom.
Another big and exclusive mcomamy.
No-Rim-Cut tires are final-vulcanized on
air-bags, shaped like inner tubes. 'All other
tires are vulcanized on iron cores alone.
We cure the tires on elastic air, because
they are used on air. Thus the rubber and
fabric adjust themselves to actual road con
ditions. Every part of the fabric bears its
share of the strain.
Caring: involves a tremendous compression.
When this is done on an iron core, the fabric
often buckles, This wrinkled fabric escapes
its share of the strain, and that leads to count
less blow-outs.
We add to our coet $1,500 daily to save
those blow-outs by this "On-Air Cure."
And no other maker does that.
Our Treads
Alone Are
Rubber-Riveted
In the usual tire,
another big item in tire
upkeep is due to loos
ened treads.
This occurs near the
breaker stripthe fabric
strip at the base of the
tread in every well-made
tire.
We use ajpatent fabric
woven with hundreds of
quarter-inch holes. The
tread rubber is forced
down through these
holes. Thus hundreds of
large rubber rivets are
made to prevent tread
separation. Then the
.whole tire is vulcanized
en masse.
This is done In no
Thii Arm htm tha fab
rlo wrinkle ibIm tlra
are enrad I. TMa
backiad faiirlo baara no
ttralaatall .Tfcat'a&e
maia eaota or mow-owta.
GoodjU&r
No-Rim-Cut Tire
With or Without Non.Skld Triad
ether tire, because we have exclusive use
ef thk patent
How We'Alone
End Rim-Cutting
Then we control the No-Rlm-Cut tire,
which makes rim-cutting impossible. '
The braided wire bands, which make this
feasible, are controlled by secrecy. No one
else can make them.
WitU'clincher tires the hooked-base tires
rimutting ruins almost one tire in three.
This is shown by statistics lately gathered by
certified public accountants. -
No-Rim-Cut tire end this waste entirely.
That we guarantee.
No Extra Price
We offer you tires that can't rim-cut
With "On-Air-Cure"
to savo blow-outs
With the rubber
riveted treads
Yet they cost you no
extra price.
No-Rim-Cut tires,
wth these, costly fea
tures, used to cost one
fifth more than clinch
ers. We brought the
cost down by our multi
plied output. Now no
standard tire of any
type costs less than No-Rim-Cut
tires. Some
lesser tires cost more.
All these economies,
which we alone employ,
add not one penny to
the price to you.- That's
why Goodyear tires
outsell any other tire.
Our dealers are every
where.
THE GOODYEAR TIRE & RUBBER COMPANY, AKRON, OHIO
' This Company has n ooanaaotloB wbatarer IU ear Ua mbbor concern which um tha Ooodraar buk.
BraBcbra vnd Agencies la 103 Principal Cities For Sale by All Dealers
&OVSOX AOBSJESSl OXXTXAX. SOUSE, XIHOWWAT, XOsTDOkT, W. a
OMAHA BRANCH 2212 FARNAM STREET
PHONE TKJUGIiAS 4190
Gossip
Along the
Automobile Row
During the lait week arrangement Tor
the opening of their machanlcal rubbar
department wcro completed by tha Powell
Supply company. J, V. "Wedgwood, rep
resenting tho Republic Rubber company:
F. B. Williams ot the Revere Rubber
company, and D. R. Burr ot the Good
year Tire and Rubber company callod
and mads arrangements with Manager J.
II. Latehaw tor the handling ot their
products.
I. C Palmer has connected with the
Powell Supply company a house sales
man. Mr. Palmer has boen selling auto
supplies In Omaha tor the last six years
and Is .well known to the trade.
i
M. P. O'Connor of tho Fowetl Supply
company reports that sales on Columbia
batteries during August surpassed ty
thirty-five barrels tha highest record
made any previous month.
IL EX Frederlckson, formerly a dealer
In Omaha, was In town last week and
announced that Omaha would be a sta
Uon on the proposed Lincoln highway,
which Is to be constructed by the Lin
coln Highway association ot Detroit. He
stated the route Is settled to go by way
ot Chicago, Omaha and Cheyenne, but
It Is stilt uncertain where It will bo sur
veyed In tho east The Lincoln associa
tion has a fund of $4,000,000 for road
building and expects to secure $10,000,000
by the end of the season.
There are approximately S.000 automo
biles In use In Douglas county. The rec
ords of the secretary of state show that
2,775 were licensed January 1 and It Is
estimated that 23 mora have been added
to the lists since then. The entire state
of Nebraska can boost ot approximately
GO.000 automobiles.
H. M. Jewett and H. Krohn, president
and saroetary ot tho Paige Automobile
company ot Detroit, were In Omaha last
Tuesday and a meeting ot about thirty
agents of the Paige ear In Nebraska and
Iowa was held In tho local Paige offloe.
Mr. Jcwott made an Interesting tallcto
his agents, carefully outlining the pros
pective activities ot the Palgo company
as a result of the Increased output ot
l'alcA rnr. Mr. Jowatt in taking a per
sonal Interest In the work ot his repre
sentatives and Is making a trip ror tn
purpose of personally acquainting him
self with all tho agents ot his company.
Mr. Krohn Is accompanying Mr. Jcwott
for tho same purpose and he announced
when here that tho Omaha house, would
In his estimation, be one of the biggest
agencies of the country. W. M. Bur
bank, local manager of tho company,
presided at the meeting and stated that
he was more than pleased with the ac
tive Interest the agents were taking In
the car.
L. C. Kohn, secretary ot the Western
Automobllo Supply company, Is making
a tour ot Inspection In the territory cov
ered by hla salesmen preparatory to the
advanco In tho supply business as fall
and winter set In. Ho writes that the
supply business promises to surpass all
records and every dealer Is laying in
complete stocks ot every kind of equip
ment. In a recent hill climb at Atlanta th.
class for amatour drivers was won by
Dr. 8. Oreen In his Marion car. His
time for the grade, which was an aver
age of S.6 per cent over a distance) ot
4.S4S feet was 1:11ft.
H. M. Burbank delivered Palgo cart to
J. Pollers of St. Edward, Neb., Columbus
Automobllo company of Columbus, Neb.,
two to Rains Automobile company of
Lincoln, and Mrs. N. P. Dowllng of
Omaha. '
The Empire agency has moved Into the
new quarters at 2427 Famam street, A.
W. Oilman is the local manager.
The, Traynor Automobile company
colved definite notice last week that the
Partln-Palmer domonstrator would be
rent, to Omaha by express Sunday. By
express the car will arrive Monday In
Urn to be displayed at the State fair at
Lincoln. The Traynor brothers have been
anxious to receive the car. as they have
had lnumerable Inquiries as a result ot
their announcement. They have or
dered 00 of the machines.
JC P. Drysdole, advertising manager of
the Cadillac Motor Car company, De
troit, Is making a tour of the central
wast and spent last Monday and Tues
day In Omaha the guest of Oeorge Helm,
manager of the Omaha branch. Mr.
Drysdole states that he finds conditions
very favorable for Cadillac dealers on
account of several alvancementa made In
the 1914 Cadlllao car, especially the two
speed direct drive axel which Is operated
by pushing an electric button. This ,
makes the Cndlllao a particularly con
venient car for lady drivers. Mr, Drys
dole was loud In tits praise ot the beauty
ot the salesrooms ot the Omaha com
pany and the splendid manner In which
the detail of the whole plant Is conducted,
all ot which reflects credit upon George
Retm.
A largo share ot the business district of
Dearlng, Kan., owes Its upright condition
of the Studebaker IS roadster to Chief
Harvey of the tire department ot Coffoy
villa, which, carrying Its outfit of two
tanks of chemicals, mndo tho run of six
and tv half miles over a rough road In
nlno minutes and arrived In time to ex
Ungulsh the rapidly spreading flames.
Chalmers Model for
Next Year Described
as Being Luxuiious
'"A new car from the ground up," that
Is the assertion of the Chalmers Motor
company In announcing Its new "six" for
Mil. To ono familiar with motor cars,
the 1914 "six" appears not only a now
Chalmers, but a car new and different
In many respocts from any other car on
the market
In the first place, there have been strik
ing changes In appearance. The new
Chalmers "six," which Is designated as
tho modal 24, has genulno streamline
bodies, tapered motor bonnet, very long
dash cowl and a distinctive style of
molded oval fenders. The gasoline tank
and spare tire carrier are at the rear of
the tonnnau, giving a decidedly length.
aned and racy appearance. Tha custo
mary side lamps have been done away
with. Tho running boardo are absolutely
clean.
Left hand drive and oentsr control are
other changes that Immediately attraot
attention. The new "six" may be entered
from either right or left side. In this con'
noctlon, the Chalmers engineers have
made a great advance In door construc
tion. Tho 1B14 cars have doors of unusual
width, fitting flush to the body and with
Invisible hinges.
The motor of the 1914 Chalmers is the
clx-oyllnder, T-head type with all me
chanism enclosed. Only the carburetor,
water pump and magneto are vlslblo as
ono lookst at the cylinder blook. The
clutch is a new design ot the multiple
dlso type, is self-lubricating and is said
to be absolutely nonjerklng. Proof of
this Is offerea In demonstration, by start
Ing the new "six" from a standstill on
fourth speed.
SOME MAKE AND SOME BREAK
Profits In the Anto Mnklngr nnatneM
iTltlt the nijrht Oooda and
Price.
"It Is a rather nminrm
saya the Philadelphia Record, "that
one ot the largest automobile manufac
turing concerns In the country has de-
ciaea to withdraw from tho business and
to dispose of a plant In which It haa
Invested many millions of dollars. In
explanation it is said that It has beon
oporated at a constant loss, wnich last
year, reached the large sum of J600.000.
This seems to dispose of the current be-
ner tnat there is an enormous profit in
the trade. Tho competition Is excessive
nna the cost of making sales very
great. On tho other hand, n is Pub
lished that a very suucessful manufac
turer of a popluar machine Is going to
expend $2,000,000 on a new home near
Detroit There is no question ot tne mil
lions he has mado In tho trade So it
Seems to sttt dovin to a nuestlnn at
good management and catching popular
favor. Great losses havo been sustained
by enthusiastic capitalists who hav)
rushed Into the business without under
standing It thoroughly, and equally great
profits have been made by more level
hooded men. In making automobiles, at
In other lines of Industry, there it no
royal road to wealth.
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Car Not too Large, Not too Costly,
and Splendidly Efficient
The beautiful Unes and handsome finish of
the Studebaker "25" always get attention the
moment they are seen.
You will admire them so will your friends.
And when you experience the smooth, oilent, vibra
tiohles8 power of thi3 car, we are certain that it will
Bet you to thinking.
The Studebaker "25" is a splendidly efficient . car
and incidently a shining opportunity for you And every
other man who wants a high grade car, reasonable to .
purchase and easy to maintain.
For what more can a man desire, than McarjTaV
Studebaker car which opens 'to him all the Joys of
motoring, with the added assurance that in design, in
quality and in sheer thorough-bred performance it has
no superior within double its price. '
The highest priced cars are by no means the moat 1
satisfactory, and thousands of contented owners will tell I
you that this remarkable Studebaker "25" is a well
nigh perfect type of high standards at reasonable exist,
The sturdy Studebaker "25" will satisfy you
through every day of the years and years of service it
will give you. - ' "
See it! Not some other dayt butnow!
Specifications
Studebaker "25"
Loot tttole, itkat motor
Fir. ptutDttn
Thrc ipecdi, (onrtra ana
reverie
Heavy nickel trim
Carburetor dub tdjuitmeat
gtmounubla rime
tut rim
Preit-O-Llt. umk
EtudebiVer Jiffr cortalci
Deep upbolitcry -Speedometer
Qectrlc horn
Tin holder
Vcaliltttaf clrirrliloa .
wiodtbleld
Lampt, Tool boz.
Tool i, etc
(PrU; CompUt, f. 0. b, DETROJt
Add FnUht ( Fpint mf DaUatrrf
Buy it Because It's a Studebaker
Studebaker Standard
The Studebaker "25" is as well built,
with the same pains-taking attention to
details, as every other Studebaker car,
no matter what the price.
The design of the Studebaker "25"
motor can be compared in excllence only
with one or two of the most famous for
eign can.
The position of the pump and magneto
on a silent cross shaft in front of the mo
tor has forever answered the question of
where they should be placed. Your ex
amination will bear out this contention.
The sides of the bloc-cast cylinders are
clean and the enclosed valves quickly
Accessible.
There are over 225 drop forged parts
in the Studebaker "25" and every one of
these light, strong forgings is Heat-treated
in our own huge ovens from three to
six times.
Sturdy Driving Qualities)
The Studebaker "25" has become wide
ly known as a glutton for work.
It is powerful in that high degree
which renders it capable of accomplish
ing every motoring task you set before
it, with a rush which is as easy as it Is
successful.
.It will thread in and out of traffic oh
high gear without laboring, and across
country will take the hills without troublo
or hesitation.
Not the least satisfying feature of the 1
"25" is its quiet and full response to the 1
throttle. , 4
Comfort and Coarefiienca
The long, resilient springs, cushion any 1
road-motion and the deep upholstery J
adds full comfort to the admitted driving
power of the car. '
The Studebaker Jiffy curtatna can bo
put in place aulcklv from inridt th ear.
The throttle and spark levers are where
xney Deiong, aoove tne steering wheel.
In finish also, this car is quite up to
Studebaker standards. The "25" is In
every way a car for long use and com
plete satisfaction.
'$1290 Studebaker "35"
Omaha Branch: STUDEBAKER, Detroit, Mich
2026-28 Farnam Street
Direct Factory Branch
$1550 Studebaker "SIX".
E. R, WIISM Aitto Gt,
2429 Farnam- Street
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