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THE BEE: OMAHA. SUNDAY, JUNE 12. 1921.
5 C Rush of Orders For Motor Cars Is Anticipated Manufacturers Optimistic Over Outlook for Summer's Business as Result of Price Reductions. Detroit, Midi., Jui.c 11. A rush of orders which will keep automobile factories operating all summer, thereby assuring continued employ ment for Detroit's army of mechan ics, anticipated inday by manu facturers as the result of- numerous price reductions. Manufacturers asrec that the slump in buying which has slowed down production the last few weeks has been due to refusal of prospec tive buyers to place orders because they knew prices would be reduced. Koy D. Chapin, president of the Hudson Motor Car company, said: "I believe the general cutting of automobile prices is stimulating and stabilizing the whole industry. As its result a fair summer trade may be expected by manufacturers." On all sides there is (hat encourag ing "saw wood" altitude. Business men here arc gradually swinging over to the belief that price cuts in the city's "biggest commodity, the automobile, are going to work for eventual good. Daringly Designed "Lark" Latest 'Sport Model of Lexington Motor Co. I Lectures on Care Of Cars Booked To Be Started Monday in Din ing Room of Chamber of Commerce. The above picture of the "Lark" represents the latest achievement of the Lexington Motor company of Conncrsvillc, Ind. According to the distionary, "Lark" means to sport; to ride across counrty; a merry ad venture; and, according to the Noyes-Killy Motor company, this model fulfills to each definition. Critics' who have inspected the "Lark" say it is in a class bv itself. "It is "smart," "chic," "clever," "keen" all these and more. The de sign is daring. Sparkling colors, ex tra wheels on the .running boards, a trunk in the rear, windshield wings and "nifty" cowl lamps, stamp this car as ah . easy "favorite:" Not all the "class" however, is evident from the outside. The "Lark" has underneath its hood one of the Ansted motors which triumphed ovor the entire field, winning first and second in two events at the Pikes Peak hill climb Labor day 1920. Without increasing weight or size, Lexington engineers claim to have made the Ansted engine half again as powerful as other six-cylinder, engines of the same bore and stroke. . One of its many exclusive jni provemcnts is the rocking-chair rocker arm which permits maxi mum valve lift without . noise. This is the way racing cars get their power and the Lexington engineers have succeeded in eliminating the noise which usually accompanies this type of construction. The Ansted engine is equipped with a thermostat which maintains a correct temperature of 140 degrees Fahrenheit at all times. , The Lex ington gasiticr insures perfect va porization of the poorer portions of present day gasoline. The Moore multiple exhaust system properly scavenges the cylinders after every explosion. ' A course of lectures and expert in struction on the repair and upkeep of motor cars and trucks will begin Monday evening, June 6, as a result of arrangements made by Commis sioner Waugh of the Omaha Auto Trade association with the National Automobile Dealers association. Monday evening's lecture will be in the main dining room of the Cham ber ot Commerce from 7:30 to 9:30. Harry E. Rotcrt of the Timken Axle company, Paul Lind of the en gineering department of the Con tinental Motors' company, and C. M. Ahlcne of the engineering force of the Borg & Beck company will be the lecturers. They will Answer questions also. No sales or adver tising propaganda will be permitted. The lectures are for service man agers, mechanics and others inter ested. Tuesday evening these speakers will be at the Downtown garage, No. 2, 1313 Harney street, for interroga tion and to solve problems that may be presented in regard to automotive pow'er. Other lectures will be announced. Road Conditions Omaha, Lincoln and Df nver Wet and Muddy. Lincoln Highway Wet and muddy. Some bride approaches bad. Golden Ilod Htrhway Wet and muddy. Oradlna- between r'airbury and tttlead, at of Crab Orchard and went of Hubbell. Detours mnrked. Bridge out on Hi'bron tiltrad Toad. Washington Memorial Highway Wet and muddy. King of Tralla Wet and muddy. Omaha-Topeka VtlKhway Wet and muddy. Some grading. Cornhuaker Highway Wl and muddy. Meridian Road-r-Wct and muddy. Bluck Hllla Sioux Trail Eaet end wet and muddy, Weat end rough. Black Hllla, Irfup River and Omaha Muddy and rough. Blue Pole Road Rough. Muddy In low place. Highland Cutoff Muddy and rough. ' Alfalfa Trail Muddy. Central Nebraska and Loup River High way Not goodi- Houh and muddy. SunjTlower Trail Full. rturlliiRton Way A number nf wash outa. Hough. North riatte Valley Highway rlr. Rough In place Chadron to Sidney Fair. Rough In place. tirnlnland Highway Muddy and rough. North and South Highway Fair. Rough In place. 8. V. A. Highway Muddy, Prying faa. Totash Highway Muddy. Prying ft. llrand Island and Black Hills Muddy. Prying fast. Omaha to Spirit i Lake Muddy and rough. . Omaha to Chicago via !lvf r-lo-River Road Muddy and rough all the way.. Omaha to Chicago vlu Lincoln, Highway Muddy and rough all the way. Omaha to. Minneapolis and St. Paul Muddy and rough all the way. The combined membership of the California State "Automobile associa tion and fhe Automobile club of southern CaWm is in excess of 71.0W. Gardner Auto Wins Reliability Contest The following copv of a telegram scut to the Gardner Klotor company, (Inc.) of St. Louis, from the McGill Motor company of Los Angeles has been received by the Western Motor Car company, here: , "Gardner finished with perfect score, tying for first place in Bear Valley reliability run in which 41 . cars were entered and consisting of three days' difficult desert and mountain work. This feat follow ing so closely the victory in Yose mitc economy run establishes for the Gardner a wonderful record for1 economy and endurance under any road conditions." T TI Four Motooste Who Care JI JllL J i A TnTta Tq) Tqi Foreword f The sales of SPRAGUE TIRES during the past month' have increased wonderfully. The remarkably low prices, backed by the liberal adjustment guarantee, makes the SPRAGUE TIRE price the lowest ever paid for tire tiileage. Direct from Factory to your automobile. ; , 'V'" T S ' 7,-500 Miles. M V on Fabric 'i jj ; 10,000 Miles fj K ':. on Cord $ J Our exceedingly low "prices are made possible by strictest economies and specialized production. AH materials used in the SPRAGUE TIRES are the very best obtainable. Designed on the principle that six are stronger than four, the SPRAGUE 30x3 TIRES have six plys. to the four of the ordi nary tire. " That means SPRAGUE TIRES, especially the walls, are half again as strong as the usual tires. Built by a picked organization of .highly experienced rubber experts.- . . j Built in a factory where quality is the watchword. SPRAGUE TIRES have made almost unbelievable mileage records. Phone us or drop a card and we'll send you a book let that shows why. Tailor-made Cords "At the request of some of our customers we have mactb for them some special cord tires. They are designed to meet the requirements of the particular car for which they are made. The success these customers have had with Tailor-Made SPRAGUE TIRES puts us in a posi tion to recommend this service to the motorist who makes long trips and wants absolute assurance that his tires will not delay him. The cost is but a trifle more the added security afforded immense. Out-of -Town Cuttomer-If you are unable to go to our factory store order 1 your tires by mail. Every tire is guaranteed satisfactory on your inspection or your money back. Send for prices give fcize and style. Expert Tire Service Mechanics at the Service Station A Handy Drive-in Station Free Road Service A Big Fleet of Service Cars . RETAIL SERVICE DEPARTMENT 18th and Cuming Streets oe H ire TO) .1 oblbeir Co. Phone AT lahtic 3032 Open Seven Days a Week Open 7 A. M. to 11 P. M. A Quality Used Car for a Low Price at HAM'S USED GAR SALE " For weeks we have been preparing our used cars for this sale. We have Cadillacs you can't tell from new, in such perfect condition that we guarantee them as new. We have other cars of all sizesand at all prices, from $250 up. THEY . -,' ARE GOING FAST! The. public has learned to know and wait for our used car sales because our cars are right ' The condition of the hundreds of used cars we have sold has built an enviable reputation for us and an ever-increasing demand for our cars. i Ask the users of our rebuilt cars about our policies. A SAFE PLACE TO BUY J. H. Hansen Cadillac Co. Farnam at 26th St. Harney 0710 Open Sundays and Evenings For $1 490 Now Mitchell Offers Maximum The surprise in values today is the Mitchell at its reduced price. An inspection of this car, a ride in it, and a checking of like priced cars proves beyond doubt that Mitchell values are supreme. It is the finest Six on the market for $1490. The usual prices for cars of this class range from $200 to $400 more. Observe the beauty of lines and finish. Note its abundant power when you step on the accelerator. Roominess, comfort and appointments should be weighed. As well as its freedom from repairs and its economical operation. Never has your dollar brought greater returns in buying a motor car. And that is easily proved. Come and make your own conclusions.. V NEW PRICES . . $1490 . . . 1490 . . .,1790 . . 2590 2630 MITCHELL MOTORS CO., lae RACINE, WISCONSIN F.O.& 5-Passenger Touring Car Formerly $17 SO 3- Passenger Roadster . ' , Fwmmfy $1780 4- Pacsenger Special . Fmwmtfy $19S0 4- Paees8nger c4ip8 . . 5- PaSatsoger Sedan . . NOYES-KILLY MOTOR GO. 2066 Farnam Street , Phone Doug. 7461 ii