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\B OF INTEREST TO MOTORISTS *
To Our Friends, Customers and Automo
bile Owners in Central Pennsylvania
Owinjr to the very largo increase in our business it lias become necessary to procure additional quarters in which to properly serve
our patrons. f
With that end in view we have secured the double store and basement, 118-120 Market Street, adjoining the Senate hotel, where in
addition to showing an immense stork of automobile supplies and accessories, we will open and maintain a complete service and repair
station with exports in charge. HORNS, SPEEDOMETERS, CARBURATORS, COIL, MAGNETOS (all makes).
In the new location we shall show accessories and supplies, while in op- present quarters we shall carry the largest and most com
plete stock of automobile tires, tubes, and tiro accessories in Pennsylvania. It will be our endeavor to have every size and type of tire
in stock at all times.
Wo will do business at both locations, using the present store and basement entirely for the tire end of our business.
Prior to the opening of our added quarters. Nos. 118 and 120 Market Street, we will conduct a STOCK REDUCING SALE in our
present location beginning to-dav,
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 1914
in which Great Reductions w ill be made, a part of which is herein below included:
Tire Saving Jacks Specials For Ford Cars
5-lb. Can Transmission Grease 60c Rear Tue Holders $1.75 Valve Grinders 20c
5-lb. Can Cup Grease, . 60e Running Board Tire Holders $1.35 Valve Lifters 25C
2-lb. Can Cup Grease Brass Bumper, $3.95 H()lj0 Railg ''' *'' 35 .
1-lb. Can Cup Grease 15c Shock Absorbers, per pair $3.85 0 , ' '
n „ x- i i u r i /vi Spark Plug Wrenches .* 12c
Gallon ot Brass or Nickel Polish 4&C Oil Guage v
Half Gallon Brass or Nickel Polish, .. 40v Dash Oil Guage Valvo Btem Adjusters, 18?
Combination Oil and Grease Gun 40c Rear Brake Shoes—Raybestos Lining, 80c Rubbers, 35c
Latest Improved Spring Oiler 65<* Brake Rod Anti-Rattlers, per pair, . . ,75c Radiator Hose—top or bottom 6<*
All makes of Spark Plugs at ... .Half Price Radius Rod Ailti-Rattler 45c Spark Plugs 25<^
Combination Tire and Tube Steam Vulcan- Steering Rod Anti-Rattler 40c Electric Horn $2.50
izers $1.90 Cutouts, complete 55f ; Tool Bosses $1.35 ;
Tire Trunks for Demountable Rims. $5.50 License Holders Lighting Outfits $2.00
Mayo Spark Plug Pumps $6.50 • Redhead Priming Plugs, 50c Radiator Covers 95c ;
ROBES, GLOVES AND CAPS AT BIG REDUCTIONS
Call and Inspect the New Gray & Davis Electric Starter and Lighting Outfit for Ford Gars
CITY AUTO SUPPLY CO. 108 Market Street
E. L. LEINBACH, Manager HARRISBURG, PA.
TELEPHONES—BeII 366, United 195 X OPEN EVENINGS
WONDERS IX MOTOR TRICKS
Profitable Investment for Business Man
in the Present Day
A few vcars' time lias .vorke I won
■dors in tno motor truck Hold. Motor
■trucks to-day are a profitable invest- ■
-incut for the business man —if lie needs
The first railroad locomotives were ;
etude: the lirt*. threshing machines
jjvere clumsy affairs; the first autoiuo
■nilcs we"i inefficient lor practical use.
But everything has to have a begin- '
;n'mg, and so did motor trucks. To-day
The man v.ha selects the right kind and
~ iipacity of truck to li* his business;
►an suve money 011 his haulaye and
Expert Work Only
:451 /srKrr Sir#??
Sterling Auto Tire Co.
AUTO TIRES AND TUBES
EVERY WELL-KNOWN BRAND
"\\ c carry a complete stock of tires and tubes in
All tires cany ;i standard guarantee. Prices lower
than usual. (Joodyear, Kelly-Springfield, Nassau,
< 'apitol and Imperial. We carry auto accessories at
reduced prices. (Jet our prices.
On Sale on the Third Floor
No. 5 North Cameron St., Harrisburg, Pa.
Eepair and Bemodel Automobiles of Every Make. All Work Guaranteed.
Let Us Estimate on Your Repairs.
OPEN DAY AND NIGHT
When in trouble 011 the. road, 'plione us—Bell 'Phone 1710 aud
we will tow you in free of charge.
delivery—and to save money is to make
With ordinary care the present day
motor truck as produced by any of the I
responsible truck manufacturers will !
last for years and give good service.
Don't condemn motor trucks because
you. or your neighbor, have had, or i
are having, trouble with an old style I
If you want to save money, investi
gate modern motor trucks.
(iOOl) ROADS STATISTICS
U. S. Office Publishes Figures on High- j
way Construction ,
Accurate information just issued by
the I'niteil States Office of Public Uoads
shows considerable variability in prog
ress of road construction among the i
The total mileage of roads in all of I
the States now aggregates 2,228,042
miles, of which 229,219 miles are im- j
proved with hard surfacing, ranging j
from -and and clay mixtures to the i
most expensive types of modern boule- j
■ L . I
IT A Rlf ISI'TRG STAR-INDEPENDENT, SATURDAY EVFNTNG. NOVEMBER 7. 1914.
. ~ |
In the expenditure of State funds,
and not including local funds, New
York is far in the lead, with a total
j January 1, 1914. of $67,155,471, her!
nearest competitor being Pennsylvania,
with $20,710,X09. Massachusetts ranks
j third with an outlay of $10,905,39t>
' and Connecticut, fourth, with $11,502,-
: 519. Aside from these four, ho State ;
lias expended as much as $6,000,000 j
out of State funds.
j FRONT-MfIRRET BUSINESS j
; Motor Supply Company Started in j
Small Way, but Soon Attracted
Customers Their Way
The Front-Market .Motor Supply
i Company started in business in a ratli
ser small way at Front and Market
j streets just about six months ago. Thev
j have branched out and have progressed
| in a manner which is remarkable for its
development. The increase in business
, is mainly due to the management of T.
! B. Wildermuth. who is now proprietor
i of this accessory and supply store for
the varied needs of the automobile
j owners. Many changes have been
j made in the storerooms since the start j
of business and it now holds an impor-j
I tant place in this city's busiuess deals, j
In addition to the increased stock 1
! necessitated toy the wholesale and re j
tail trade of the company, manv me- i
| chanical features have been installed j
i from time to tiiiie.
Everything that an automobile own- J
J er might possibly need from time to time j
: has been installed. Automobile owners j
who have Stewart-Warner speedometers
j or Bosch magnetos arc now enabled to
! get expert repairing and adjustments. I
I All the floors of the building at River \
i and Blackberry streets are used ex- j
j clusively for the mechanical services.!
; with a force of expert mechanics in |
j charge of the work,
i They are now sending one of their j
I expert mechanics to the Willard stor
j age baittery plant to 'become thoroughly I
i familiar with the repair of storage |
batteries, for the reason that now some '
of them begin to need repair and it is
proposed to have this statiou service
Mr. Wildermuth is well known local
ly among the motor car men and is de
voting his energies to building up a
who lean Its and mail order business, as
well as having a force of assistants
caring for the retail business that is
| attracted to the store. "
Bows in Warfare,.
The bow is first seen depicted 011
| Kgyptian monuments about 2000 B. 0.
Its form then did not differ greatly
from that in use among boys at the
present day. It was used in European
warfare as late as 1640 and was deem
ed quite as effective as the arquebus
It Is Good Tire Necessary Adjunct No
Matter How Perfect Auto Is
in Other Parts
The auto tire ajid accessory depart- 1
meats ot' Bowman's have both been :
moved to the third floor of their store. I
! The new location is ou the Market I
j street front, immediately south of the
I men's elotfeing department. The line j
j covers Kelly-Springfield, Uoodvear, Nas- j
jsau, Capitol and Imperial tires and!
I tubes. Also tires for motorcycles and j
Tires can be loaned from this dc-j
j partnient 10 take on your touring trip
I and if you find you did not need them !
can be returned without expense.
This department is practically open I
at all hours for if you are in anv tire j
| Zenith Carburafor
S This is the carburator used In most of the German and Allies air crafts.
It is liie only carburator made that requires no adjustment on account of rn
altitude or temperature. Can you motorists imagine a war aeroplane II
■jg starting out over the enemy's line with a Jumping, spitting, spluttering, ||j
I|H flo i oded carburator like you have on your car; not much. This carburator Q
| is famous for its even, dependable service from a start at sea level to an |j]
E altitude of 12,850 feet and 63 degrees change of temperature. We will |||
j n install one on your car on a fifteen-day trial.
I Front-Market Motor Supply I
I|| RUT A If, AND WHOLESALE LABORATORIES
□ MARKET STREET BRIDGE BV.A( KRKRIIV AND RlVlOIt AVE. j|
C. A. Fair Carriago and Auto Works
Manufacturers of Auto Tops, Bodies and Seat Covers
Auto Painting, Rubber Tiring, etc.
INe Manufacture and Repair Auto Springs
"QUALITY IS OUE MOTTO"
i trouble call up by phone and you will
I receive prompt attention, day or night.
The department will also ' cheerfully
give route information for travel. S.
j 11. Kauffman is in charge of this de
; partment and has made many friends
; among the automobilists.
Some folks would look for happiness
1 with a lantern when the sun is sliin
Ready In 48 Hours
Price $lO Upwards
Drop postal, 501 Kunkle Bldg.,
or call 842S Bell Phone
I s <
ROUTES READY FOR 1915
Heavy Travel to the Pacific Coast Ex
, position Early Next Year Is Ex
pected by the A. A. A. Touring In
With t'ho exception of sueih slight im
provements as may be made during the
winter months, the principal transcon
tinental routes are now in approxi
mately the shape they will be at the
'beginning of the heavy travel to the
I'atciidc coast exposition oarlv next year.
At least no new projects can be un
dertaken and finished 'before this heavy
ljate reports reaching t'he A. A. A.
touring information board, New York
and Washington, from all quarters indi
cate that the road improvements on the
principal cross-country lines during
1914 have been underestimated rat'her
than overestimated. This is particular
ly the case 011 the western end of the
"Northwest Trail" between Montana
and .Seattle, especially since the former
severe grade of Snoqualmie pass has
'been reduced to a maximum of five per
The cities, counties and towns on
t'ho line of the Ltincolu highway in the
far west have also made very great im
provements in order to bring that route
to as good condition as possible for
1915 touring. Both the "Trail to Sun
set" and its principal alternate, the
Sante Ke-Urand Canvon-Needles high
way, have not lagged behind the others;
and beginning uext year the tourist has
two complete options 'between Al
buquerque and Southern California,
both of which 'can be traveled with com
fort and safety.
While unfortunately some parts of
the '' All-Southern Koute" are vet in
poor Shape, that line as a whole has
been greatly improved during 1914,
and will not present very serious difli
culties to tourists who "decide to go
leisurely across that way in 19 1, r >, Tiic
A. A. A. touring board has the latest
information 011 all these lines, and is
prepared to confer with tourists on the
routes best suited for their particular
Maps ami specific information can
be had either at uational headquar
ters, 4;17 Fifth avenue. New York, or
national eupita.l 'headquarters, R'iggs
building, Washington, D. ('. Parties con
templating cross-country trips in the
spring are es ecially invited to take
lip these subjects with the touring board
during the winter months, w'hich is
often advantageous as compared with
waiting until the actual opening of the
touring season next year.
A CARLOAD JF OVERLANDS
Fifth Consignment Received By An
drew Redmond, Local Agent For
Well-Known Auto Firm
The fifth car load of 1915 Over
lands has just been received by An
drew Redmond, local agent lor the
Overland branch in this city.
Mr. Hedmond has just delivered his
eighth light ('handler car to the Cen
tral Construction Company, to be used
in Richmond, Va., by Superintendent
John McCullough. The car will be
driven to that place to-day by Mr. Mc-
Cullough. L. A. Faunce, a well-known
West End jeweler, purchased a light
Chandler from Mr. Redmond, and
others which have been plueed are the
John Musser, who has used the cat'
for more than 6,000 miles travel in
the past few months and who is?* en
thusiastic in his praise of the Chand
ler; Dr. Granville, president of Gettys
burg College; Mr. McClain, a promi
nent banker of Shippensburg; Mr.
Harclerode, a merchant of Shippens
burg. and J. W, Gitt, a prominent at
torney of York, whu purchased a light
STATEMENT BY IHTARLAND
President of Harrisburg Auto Company
Reiterates Superiority of Materials
Used in Reo Machines
George 0. McFarland, president of
the Harrisburg Auto Company, asserts
that the superiority of metals and ma
terials employed in the making of Reo
motor vehicles are precisely demon
strated with the exactness and pre
cision iu workmanship and painstaking
care in the inspection of each opera
tion, part, assembly and finished car
or truck—with ideal results to the
manufacturer and to the owner.
Organized effort has made doubly
sure the present standard in design,
material and workmanship.
AUTO SUPPLIES' NEW LOCATION
Large Double Store and Basement
Secured on Market Street
The City Auto Supply Company, 108
Market street, have secured a very de
sirable additional location in Harris
burg. It consists of the large double
store and basement, 118 and 120 Mar
ket street, corner of River avenue and
immediately adjoining the Henate hotel
The large store room will be used to
carry their entire line of automobile
accessories and supplies.
The basement is being fitted up for
the purpose of opening and maintain
ing a complete repair station.
The repair department will be in
charge of a thorough repair expert and
the best skilled mechanics will be em
ployed so that every device known to
the automobile public can be properly
The growth of the City Auto Sup
ply Company baa been in proportion to
the development made in the general
auto industry and no pains will be
spared to satisfy every patron.
The present location will be con
tinued for the purpose of sale and dis
play of automobile tires. The new ar
rangement will enable thein to have
room for suitable display of the numer
ous articles carried in their immense
Exportation of Motorcycles
Report of the Bureau of Foreign and
Domestic Commerce Shows tliat during
one year 3,!>83 American motorcycles
were crj ortPrt!..
Unite in praising
Of the AUTOCAR for
A"sk any Owner the
L vwer delivery costs,
licreased delivery area,
! V aluable customers gained
E Aicient in all seasons;
i Y early profits increased.
| Vouched for by
Concerns who are
It will cost you nothing to become
informed why the purchase of an Auto
i car will mean bigger business to you.
Third and Boyd Sts.
New 1915 Model
Powerful, fast, silent
! and one of the easiest rid
! ing and most economical
| cars in the world.
E. W. SHANK
Maxwell Service Station
| Central Auto Garage
324 Chestnut St.
Bell Phone 724
Rear 1417, 19 and 21
North Front Street
GEO. R. BENTLEY, Proprietor
A modern brick structure, central
location l'or storage with
Practical Mechanical Service
Harrisburg Agents for
Correct in design, construction
Demonstration by Appointment
Bell Phone R
WHEN OTHERS FAIIT
To Remedy Your Electrical Troubles
The Electrical Dep't.
OTIS ELEVATOR CO.
Armature Winding, Generators, Fans,
in Fact—lf It's Electrical,
WE REPAIR IT
Years of Practical Electrical Experi
ence Backs Us Up
No. 28 3. :td St. HARRISBURG, PA.>
Bell Phone SSOB-L
1451 Zarker Street
Stering Auty Tire Co.
Celia (gently)— You shouldn't have
proposed to me. You might have known
I'd refuse you.
CJeorge (savagely)—l did know or I
wouldn't have proposed!— Philadelphia