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TIIE OMAHA SUNDAY BEBi NOVEMBER 2, 1913. STREAMLINE BODY FEATURES Prediction of Lozier Motor Company Engineer is Fulfilled. ORIGINATED IN RACING CARS ForrlRn HnRlnerrs In Their Search tor n IJody Type Pur IletnoTert frnm Home nnd CarrlnKe Adopted Thli Style. During the Xew York Automobile show last year several newspapers printed an Interview with J. O. Perrln, chief engineer of the Loxler Motor company. In which Jlr. Perrln predicted the adoption of the streamline body as tho standard design for motor cars. At that time only one other concern be sides the Ivorlcr company was turning out cars of tho streamllno type, and much doubt was expressed In some quarters an to whether tho style would live. Just how cleso the lazier cnRlneer'a forecast has been carried out can be determined by a Blanco nt the various 1SU cars. Almost without exception the makers of medium priced nnd hlRh priced cars have announced streamline bodies for next sea son and the number Includes some of the most conservative manufacturers In the country. Motor car manufacturers Ren erally have sealed the fate of the old style projecting dash, and the smart un broken lines of the new models have met w'th Instant favor. In common with other advanced Ideas of motor rar construction the streamline booy originated In Kurope. Foreign engi neers In their search for a body type far removed from the old horsc-and-carrlage Idea, obtained the necessary Inspiration from the specially built racing cars. The racing car was constructed with special reference to wind resistance and was the first streamline creation. Here, then, was a graceful, pleasing looking type which could bo made over with a few slight changes so as to be suitable to the family touring car. The change was put Into force by several Krench and British mak ers three years, ago and since that time the big majority of foreign cars have been built along these lines. Probably the biggest comfort to be de rived by the motorist from the now body style Is tho fact that It bids fair to be permanent. Provided the purchaser of a 114 car steers clear of the exaggerated and freakish style of streamline design, he can be fairly certain that his machine will be In style for some years to come. , I of his pleasure, and considered It some I thine of an ornament denoting him a motorist. "A great step toward promoting clean liness was taken when self-starters were Installed, but there arc many others which are not fully appreciated by a man until he has had experience. To the ordinary man spring bolts would seem rather an unimportant corsldera. tlon and ono that would not require much considerations He does not consider that many of tho squeaks which motor cars cleVelop are caused by spring bolts not properly lubricated." Little Cadillac Makes Remarkable Record in England Ten years ago a ten-horse power Cadil lac, then a new stunning representative of the latest In automobile development, won the Itoyal Automobile Club of Brent Htitaln lXOO-mllo reliability run. The car emerged from the trial with a remarkable record, making 2.P79 marks out of a pos sible 3.000. Recently over the roads of southern fengiana, unaer me auspices 01 ine iioyai Automobile club, the same little Cadillac two-seated machine has been making n remarkable showing by participating In the anniversary run of this famous trial and coming through with flying colors. What makes this performance even more remarkablo Is the fact that this little old car haa been on the road con tinually since the trial of 1903, traveling many thousands of miles. l Crowds Seek Employment at the Ford Factory ECI3NU AT THE FOItD AUTOMOBILE PLiANT AT DETROIT. Self-Lubricating Bolts Are Attached to Marion Motors "There Is no doubt but what the aim of automobile manufacturers at the present time Is to make the motor car ns con venient and comfortable as possible, these features being considered second only to mechanical excellence. This fact was brought home to me most forcibly when, at tho time we were designing the Marlon cars for 1914, our engineers sug gested self-lubricating spring bolts as a feature to be Incorporated In the new cars," says J., I. Hadley, president of tho Marlon Motor Car 'company. "Tho driver of the motor car at the present time expects, to keep Immacu lately clean. This Is different from the attitude of a few years ago, when a man who drove an automobile did not mind dirt and grease, but took It as part Large Motor Truck Equipped with Hard Base Firestone Tires fihol with Firestone tires, what Is be lieved to be the largest automobllo truck In the world has gone Into service In Troy, N. V. With a wheel base of sev enteen feet and a body seven by nlno by eighteen feet It has a capacity of 6,740 loaves of bread six tons. Firestone hard base removable tires are used. The truck Is the first of several to be Installed by the Charles Frclhofer Bak ing company of Troy, Albany and Schenectady. Pathfinder Ends Southern Survey The all-southern transcontinental high way, with Ha tortuous New Mexico and Arlsona desert and canyon trolls, Its black Texas gumbo, Its Arkansas clay canobrakea and river bottoms and Its rough, stony grades In Tennessee and North Cnrollna, haa been added to the long Jlst of cross-continent routes sur veyed, mapped and standardized by tho American Automobile association, and tho United BtaWs government office df public roads. W. O. It. Westward, field representative, completed his long transcontinental grind at the national capital last week In the Mime oldv Pathfinder "40" that had al ready laid out four transcontinental routes for the American Automobile as soclatlon and which was one of the entries In the Indiana automobile manu facturers' tour to the Pacific coast last aunt. Omaha Automobile Club Members Go After Delinquents At the meeting of the Omaha Automo bile club held Wednesday, Member Jewell called attention to delinquent licenses In Douglas county. A report he presented from the county clerk shotted that the delinquents were OSS for ono year, for two years 305 and for three years 1,107. Aa the license money Is re turned to Douglas county to be used In good road work, It was urged that tho club members, any of whom may be delinquent, pay the regular license fees. On motion of Mr. George a committer will ask the county commissioners that proper officers bo Instructed to collect delinquent license fees. An Invitation to tho club to send de- gates to the United States Good Roods' aseoclatlon convention of St. Louis, No vcmlrer 10-16 was presented and tho sec retary Instructed'to write to the secre tary of tho association advising that If It were possible delegates would be sent to represent tho club. Homo Milter sold that at Twentieth ctreet and the boulevard, tho swltohtng of cars greatly Interfered with the cross ing of automobiles, He took upon him self tho task of calling the attention of the Missouri Pactrio railway officers to this and Instructions were given to train crews to keep this crossing clear and since then there have been no reasons for complaint. Tho president appointed the following dtlcicatrs to attend the State Automobllo association at Grand Island, November 1E-19: Harry- Lawrle, J. E. George, S. A. Biarle, II. W. Jewell, C. U. Gould, Gould Dletx, P. A. Wells, E. ft. Wilson, R. Brown, W. D. Hosford, Ieo Huff, p. jr. Carr, J. Vasak. H. It. Iloucek, W, B. Cheek and H. 13. Frcdrlckson. Mr. Jewell wus appointed publicity representative of the olub and Mr. Gould. Jn special representative of the club, to The Standard Electric , $2100 Car $2100 Contains nothing not accepted as "STANDARD" by every high class Electric Car made No Better Power Plant (Westinghouse) in any car No Better Batteries (Exide) in any car. 1 No Better Axle in any car. No Better Wheels in any car. No Better Tires (Motz) in any car. ( No Better Body (Aluminum) in any car. ' " No Better Control in any car. s x ' . " No Better Design (French) in any car. No Better Upholstering in any car. No Car handsomer or neater 'in design, but it is 1,000 pounds lighter in weight, and $1,000 less in price than those we compare with. Intending buyers, we invite you to call and make your own comparisons. We offer perfect service MARION AUTOMOBILE CO., 2101-3 Fara&m Strt, Omaha, Neb. C. W. McDonald, Manager. call upon automobile dealers In behaK of the IJncoln highway and the selling of certificates. , ' i Latest Packard Six Much Superior Car "A motor car of tho highest type can be produced for considerably less than was possible two years ago, or even one year ago." Thl? Is tho statement of H. H. Hills, sales manager of tho Packard Motor Car company. "After years of patient Investigation, designing and testing we have developed a typo which promises toyemaln substan tially unchanged for several years. With the greatest burden of development wore behind us, with better manufacturing fa cllltlen and more complete standardiza tion of parts, in conjunction with In creased output, we are now able to pro duce a six-cylinder 38 at a lower cost than It was possible to make our four cylinder 30. Tho latest model 38 Is a more able car than the 30, as well as being smoother and having even better riding qualities. The design Is. more ex tensive, the quality of tho material Is better and there are many added refine ments promoting comfort, and convenience." Franklin Climbs California Road to ' the Highest Point Higher into the altitude of the Sierra Nevada mountains than an automobile has ever gone before, Ralph Hamlin of Ios Angeles recently pushed the nose of his Franklin racing car 10,000 feet up Into the air. Mr Hamlin, with a party of friends, went up In the Sierras on a camping trip. While there he Inquired from the natives what was tho highest point in the moun tains a motor car had ever gone and learned that one machine had got as far as a certain mine. This point had markeJ the extrome limit. Mr. Hamlin's car was sent to beat this altitude record. He reached the mine without having encoun tered any difficulties and determined to go on farther. But there appeared no way to go. The thick underbrush and Immense Jagged boulders blocked his way. Obtaining the FcrvlCM of a guide the boulders were tolled out of the way and a rough trail cut along which the car went. When the , Franklin had reached 10,600 feet above t sea level Mr. Hamlin was satisfied. This altitude stunt of Mr. Hamlin Is claimed to be the highest point a motor car ever reached lit California. Engineer McClure of the California state highway staff says that the road Hamlin took Is the highest In the state, but Hamlin 4went farther than the road and drove his car over loose rocks and snow to a point 109 feet higher than the end of the road, where no vehicle had ever been before. AMONG AUTOMOBILE KINGS I Some Idea nf the Crop of Melons the Country Hands to Detroit. Upward of 112,000,000 every week pours Into Detroit to fill the gasoline coffers of tho crop of new automobile millionaire manufacturers In the "City of the Strait." That Is to say, Michigan has over 80 per tent of the "devil wagon" manufacturing trade of the United Btates, and Detroit has 66 per cent of the SO. As the total Michigan output Is approxi mately SfcS0,C09,0Q0 per annum and la likely to reach J1.000.OCO.000 before 1915 Detrolt's share runs Into flmires that make the mythical riches of swashbuck ling Monte Crlsto look trifling. Whence comes this prodigious prosper ity? What causes have combined to cre ate a new Pittsburgh of tho middle west? Surely there Is some explanation. It Is on Interesting story rivals any of the talcs of (he "Thousand and One Nights." The curious part of this ro mance of magic money-conjuring Is that, generally speaking, the supreme kings of this new Industry are not financiers. They are. Instead, blacksmith. This wondrous anomaly becomes Intel ligible when one stops only for a fsw mo ments to consider how the gasoline car has annually beaten Its own marvelous record for growth. It has advanced In popularity with the speed of an aero plane. In ancient times that Is to say, about the year 1900 the men behind the vari ous car models that have survived the tests of efficiency were mostly day labor ers of one kind or another, but chiefly blacksmiths, leather workers, railroad yardmtn and others less skilled. It requires a self-trained mechanic to take Interest In the Intricacies of the gasoline engine. Such a man was Henry Ford, who today has an Income of $1,000, 000 a month. Ford was an itinerant threshing machine boss; before that no was a farmer's lad; later an employe In an electric light factory. He. possessed Yankee adaptability for- mechanics. He worked nights on his ("new-fangled mo tor," as he described It. The results wera slow and crude, but he kept on the job. Other men who are now at tho front of the gigantic Industry came up with fac tor) soot upon their faces and foundry grime upon their overalls. It was, you understand, a problem for a dreamer a man willing to Idle away his time. The era of the capitalist in the gasoline field came much later. The blacksmiths were the founders of the new dynasty. Brooklyn Eagle. Ctmpltttty Equippid ' VUkGnjBDniitUtrttiUrl0ri4tnuntrUm. fHtn ... IUh Jpvy A Revision of Prices Downward F OUR years ago we marketed a much small er car, than our 1914 model; for $1250. And this was a bare car with no equipment. .Today we offer you a much larger car in every relpect, refined right-up-to-date and completely equipped for only 5950 25 less than our price four years ago. y Four years ago the wheel base was shorter, the tires smaller, the motor smaller, in fact every essential part of the car represented less value. In addition to that you had to pay extra for all of the equipment. Today the Overland has a longer wheel base. larger and more Powerful motor, larger tires and complete equipment. In fact every individual unit is larger than heretofore. Yet the price is 25 under the market of four years ago; is 30 under the present market and has fully 200 greater value. All of which is accounted for by our gigantic production which has been increased each sue ceeding season. For 1914 we will build 50,000 cars. And a production of this size is the sole explanation, for it makes possible the numerous economies which increase values and decrease prices. Still, you argue, other manufacturers must have reduced costs and increased values just as we have. But they haven't. Look around you. Think a minute of tho curs you know of that have not reduced prices. Think of the cars that are about the same in speci fications andyprice as they were several seasons ago. Then go further and think of the manu facturers who have raised their prices. That's probably an angle you failed to con sider. That's probably a point you overlooked. But it's important. Check our price reductions and car enlarge ments and refinements during the last four years. The facts will astonish you 1 Then call on the nearest Overland dealer and minutely examine the 1914 Overland. It has a powerful 35 horsepower motor ; it has ample five passenger capacity for family comfort; it has hand some and brilliant electric lights throughout even under the graceful cowl dash; it has larger tires ; it has a wheelbase of 114 inches. There is spacious body ; luxurious uphol stery ; the finish is rich, beautiful and simple ; tha brakes are larger and stronger. There are Timken bearings ; the high grade Schebler carburetor; the magneto is a Sphtdorf and the speedometer is a jeweled Stewart. Everything is standard the world's best. But the price is lower than ever. And, most advantageous of all, it is the most economical car on tires, gasoline and oil. There is an Overland dealer nearN 'Phone him for a demonstration today. you. Phono Ulack 061 18-23 Fourth St., Council Waffs, la. Van Brunt Automobile Go,, Distributors SPIO Farnam St., Omaha, Neb. Phone Doug. 8207. The Willys-Overland Company Toledo, Ohio Manufacturers of the famous Garford crni Wilbs-UtiUty Trucks. Full information on request.