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The Sisseton weekly standard. (Sisseton, Roberts County, S.D.) 1892-1929, September 26, 1919, Image 4

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MAXWELL TRUCK MAKING
RECORD IN USE OF GAS
One Of Entries in Development
Tout Cutting Fuel and Oil
Milage in Two
For over a month the Maxwell
entry in the National Motor
Truck Development Tour which
is being run under the auspices
•of the National Association of
Motor Truck Sales Managers
thru six states covering 3000
miles of the richest farming
country of the middle west, has
been breaking all gas, oil. and
water records of the tour despite
the fact that the truck was taken
ou of stock at the last minute
without preliminary adjustment.
The tour is being conducted for
the sole purpose of selling the
farmer the idea of motorization
of his acreage. Only one truck
from each of the 14 factories
represented is entered, the capa
city being limited to 2' ton
trucks and equipped with pneu
matic tires.
Frday afternoon before the
train was to leave Chicago, A. J.
Banta, manager of the Chicago
Maxwell Branch decided to enter
the contest. Long distance tele
phone calls and telegrams did the
business. An hour or so later on
Friday afternoon a truck was tak
en at random from stock and
with Driver Gibbs at the wheel
was speeding overland to Chica
go.
hesecond day after the train
left Chicago for Iowa, telegrams
arrived at the Chicago office an
nouncing:
"We are cutting gas and oil
mileage of other trucks in half.
Trucks arrved in Freeport in ex
cellent condition. Mileage 77
miles in rain and mud over black
gumbo roads. Gas average 15.13
no oil or water needed so far."
For the last month the train
has been pushing across Illinois,
into Iowa and through the Dak
otas giving demonstrations of
the practicability of trucks on
farms, carrying capacity loads,
and spreading the gospel of
motorization along the country
side. Always the Maxwell stand?,
head and shoulder above its com
panions in regard to economy and
performance.
"'Truck in excellent condition.
Rain almost entire trip, mileage
69, roads very bad clay and black
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Good Qu
Men's
I3c Two
Pi
Men's Gaun
gumbo, many long hills, average
gas consumption 13.81, no need
for oil or water so far." is the'
report that was sent from Dubu
que.
The next day the roads were:
better and as it was not raining
the truck averaged 15.84 miles tc
the gallon of gas. No water or oil
was needed at Waterloo, althc!
the dstance from Chicago a-1
2 7 8
ord could not be equalled by the
other entrants.
From Waterloo to Cedar Rap
ids each gallon of gas carricd the
Maxwell over 16.90 miles of road.
Up to this time the tour had!
a 3 5 9 O a
oil and three quartts of water
were chalked up against the Max
well, another record.
Grant
Arthur Rau and wife will move
over onto the H. J. Heinicke farm
near Wheaton.
Hans Bjorgen is working foi
Joe Hannasch.
Helmine Hägen is sewing for
the Palnau family.
Florence Hägen is helping Mrs
Otto cleaning house. Mrs. Otto
will board the teacher Miss
Rohan, who is boarding tempor
ary at B. F. Stadlers.
Mrs. Iver Steen and son Ingval
and Mrs. Paul Steen have gone to
Brookings for a few days visit.
Otto Johnson of Bryant town
sip was in Sisseton one day this
week after a case tractor.
Edwin Nelson finished up his
threshing last week at P. O
Staven's.
Ed Cuffe and Willie Chilson
cleaned out the big sloughs nea
them of all the ducks.,
Hans Kalbak separator man
for Holmberg and Anderson.
Julia Berge was in Sisseton or
Tuesday. Her sister Ruth had
charge of her school.
The Ladies Aid Society served
a farewell dinner to Rev. Fret
hiem and family at the Imman
uel church Sunday. The Rev. will
move to Bryant where he has ac
cepted a call.
Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Peterson
leave tomorrow for Watertown
to spend a few days at the Lepler
home and from there Lloyd will
go to Vermillion to continue his
law study this winter. Mrs.
Peterson expects to join him
there about Christmas time.
alityin
Hose
for 25c
tlet Gloves
20ca
pair
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Men's Can1ras
loca
Sunbright
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Gloves
pair
BigV
alues
Cleanser'
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LOCAL AND PERSONAL
Henry Ernster autoed to Clin
ton on Wednesday.
Dr. McCune went to Fargo on
Tuesday on business.
Luther Chellis of Corona ar
rived last week to
S1SSET0N WEEKLY STAND ARB
For Sale—Two Heating stoves
Inquire at Olson, Olin & Co.
Homer Leavitt of Rosholt was
in town on business Tuesday.
Mrs. A. M. Knight arrived
home this week from a visit in
Ortonville. v:
A Presbyterian Missionary
Meeting was held at the B. Allen
farm home Wednesday afternoon
accept
a po­
sition in the Thompson hard
ware.
We want your business. Our
merchandise and prices will con
vince you that we are entitled to
it. Stavig Bros.
jflrs. Henry Larson departed
on Wednesday for her home at
Elkader. Iowa, after a months
visit here with the
Tovvivk
fami­
lies.
Leo Lukanitsch and Dan Ma
honey autoed to Milbank on Wed
nesday evening to meet their
wives, who returned from a visit
in the cities.
L. H. Brocemer of Fair mount
Mnn., aind a party of land men
were here several days the first
of the week viewing some of our
fine Roberts Countydand.
Miss Ella Johnson of Minne
apolis, the trained nurse who was
here last winter during the flu
epidemic, is a guest of Mr. and
Mrs. Vern Carlberg this week.
Henry Ernster autoed to
Graceville Sunday after his sis
ter Julia, who had been th_re
visiting. He was accompanied by
Viola Ernster and Rosa Weis.
Lost—Pointer hunting dog,
white with brown spots. Ans
wers to name "Pedro" Hurley, S.
D. license on collar. Liberal re
ward offered by J. A. Watkins
Ringsville, S. D. Phone at once to
above.
Rudolph Sonstegard autoed to
Webster Sunday to attend a meet
ing of the executive committee
of the Luther League. They plan
ned a program for the Convention
to be held here in Sisseton, on
October 25th and 26th. Ben
Swanberg, Carl Peterson and
Severin Kleven accompanied
him.
Some Value
O O S
LAUNDRY SOAP
Six Bars for
Harvey Varland and family of
Oaks, arrived Saturday for a
visit with the Walter Varland
family.
It will be an education to you
to go to Stavig Bros and see the
new styles in coats direct from
the New York manufacturers.
Mrs. Ezra Pugh and daughter
Ardys Ryan returned Saturday
noon from a seven weeks visit at
at points in Iowa and at Dultuth
and Minneapolis.
All the new materials in coats
are shown at Stavig Bros, such
as palo cloths, silvertones, ve
lours. Jerseys, Kerseys Plushes
and broadcloths.
Watch For Our Saturday Specials!
Here Are a Few for Saturday, Se
BIG VALUE
14 Quart Dairy
59c
fi s-
LOOK
LADIES HOSE
TOILET PAPER
Extra Special
lOcaroll
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George Sorbel of Webster vis
ited here Saturday and Sunday
with his brother Dr. Sorbel and
wife.
James Ouren of Minneapolis is
here this week overseeing the lay
ing of the roofing at the school
house.
Fred J. Weiber of Lidgerwood,
N. D., a plumber by trade is in our
city this week getting things in
shape for the new oil company.
On Tuesday evening Mrs. 01c
Torvick entertained at six o'clock
dinner for her niece Mrs. Henry
Larson. Covers were laid for
I twelve and the event proved a
most enjoyable affair.
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5 Years 10 Years 33 Years
Any Old Way Your Choice
Liberal Payment Privileges
Large Amounts
When Better or Cheaper Loans are made
they will be made by
"THE OLD RELIABLE"
First National Bank
Sisseton, S. D.
A. Prestwick of Summit was
town Friday.
Mrs. Al Oliver went to Peever
Monday to visit her sister Mrs.
J. H. Bailly.
Mr. and Mrs. Willson Walsh of
Claire City were guests at the
Paul Linster home Sunday.»
Mr. and Mrs. Martin Sorbel
autoed oyer from Roslyn Sun
day and visited the formers bro
ther Alfred Sorbel and wife.
The new winter dresses at
Stavig Bros from Tricotines, ser
ges, masselnes, taffetas, poplins
and satins at prices from $10.50
to $59.00 will surely interest
you.
b%
Ladies Jersey Ribbed
Vests
25c Each
Outing Flannel
Extra Good Quality
29c a yd.
Campers White Enamel
Plates
Large Thick Tablets
Unusual Values
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