The star-independent. (Harrisburg, Pa.) 1904-1917, November 14, 1914, Page 8, Image 8

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f It's constructed along conservative, substantial lines. 1
m It's built far "Raa! Service." 1
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■ features found on high-prirad cars.
I There are large leather pockets on the inside ef each of the doers, and with door I
i handles concealed leaves the exterior a clean finish. *
I The proportion of power to weight givee a great surplus aver that necessary to '
■ care for all requirements of road driving.
| Exhaustive road tests to which this car has been subjected show the motor to be
J smooth running, silent, flexible and economical—a great hill climber—just those things
5 that every particular owner desires embodied in the car be buys. jl
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600 Used Can—AU Standard Make*—At Very Attractive Prices
(Gorson's Automobile Exchange \
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; We carry a complete stock of tires and tubes iti
..all sizes.
All tires carry a standard guarantee. Prices lower
than usual, (loodyear. Kelly-Springfield. Nassau,
Capitol and Imperial. We carry auto accessories at
reduced prices, (let our prices.
On Sale On the Third Floor I
Auto Transportation
Machine Shop
No. 5 North Cameron St., Harrisburg, Pa,
Repair and Remodel Automobiles of Every Make. All Work Guaranteed.
Let Us Estimate on Your Repairs.
When in trouble ou the road, 'plione us—Bell 'Phone 1710 and
p we will tow you in free of charge.
TRe C. A. Fair Carriage 1
and Auto Works
East End Mulberry Street Bridge
I Manufacturer :.nd repairer of Auto Tops, Bodies and Springs of all
makes. Quality is our motto.
? Automobile Painting—Rubber Tiring, etc.
Lieutenant Commander Max B. Nor
ton. gt' the English submarines, is an
enthusiastic motorcyclist. And in times
of peace he spends much time 011 the
.loe Ksler. of Quinny, 111., the motor-1
''.vcle globe-trotter, has no; given up 1
1 lie 30,000-mile world tour which lie j
had planned tor this fall, but expects j
to start, out as soon as the European;
troubles are settled.
Peoria, 111., is planning to leave noth
iiig undone to land the 1915 convention
of the Federation of American Motor
c vclists.
<- l now get more business in this
territory than any one ever did be
ifttlbr (Hires
1451 Zarker Street
Sterling Auto Tire Co.
fore, says Elmer Riley, a salesman, of
Atchison, Kuit. Kilev has recently pur
chased a motorcycle,' and says that on
i' he can make as high as thirty towns
a day.
A run from Asheville, X. to At
lanta, (ia., is being planned for
Thanksgiving Day by the Asheville Mo
torcycle Clulb.
The Canadian government has or
dered 500 American motorcycles to
equip the dispatch riders of the troops
they are raising to send to England.
Bmii Perry, the winner of last year's
300-mile motorcycle race at Savannah,
is expecting to again take part in a
similar event on Thanksgiving Day.
San Antonio Meet
Riders from all over the United
States will be a9ked to participate in
the big motorcycle meet which is to be
pulled off by t'he San Antonio (Tex.)
Motorcycle Club. About 75 members
of the club were present at an enthusi
astic, meeting to make arrangements for
the event, which will probably be held
the latter part of Novemlber. A num
ber of contests both for and
twin machines will be staged.
■ : n
"l-'or winter and summer driving, |
in rain or shine, for a ,jaunt through \
the country or a trip to the theatre, ;
the cabriolet is the ideal ear for gen- |
oral utility." states Geo. P. Mc.Farland, i
of the llarrisbiug Auto Company, dis- '
tributors in this territory for the j
Haynes, America's first car.
"In response to the great demand
for a cur of this type the Havnes coin '
pany has announced a light six cabrio
"Because of its many advantages the
cabriolet is destined to become very
popular. It may be converted from a
roadster to a coupe or vice versa in
less than a minute's time by a person >
within the car.
"When used as a roadster the plate j
glass windows arc dropped into recesses I
Easy Eidina; Quality of Car Enhanced
by Extra Long Springs—Neat Elec
trical Switch Box Is an Innovation
to Popular Car
Or/ all Overland models, the brakes
are large and powerful, with a braking
surface ample for ain 11ii heavier car,
proving a factor of safety much appre
ciated by the driver.
The easy riding quality of tiie car is
enhanced by extra long springs, half
elliptic in front and 53-inch t'hree-quar
ter elliptic in the rear. The rear springs
are slung under the axle aud work on
swivel seats, allowing the maximum
freedom of motion, the siprings only be
ing required to support the weight of
the car ami are riot called upon to take
the driving strain of the rear wheels
as in some cars of other design.
An innovation which adds much to
the simplicity of c-oration is ths neat
electrical switch box. This control is
attached to the steering column just be
low the IS inch black walnut wheel,
placing ignition, lighting, starting ami
horn controls within comfortable reach
of the driver's hand. Provision lias
been made whereb-v the switches may
be locked either on or oft'. The wires
leading from the s.\itch box are c:i
closed in a single casing, and are easily
traced as insulation is of an individual
Witfb this construction the steering
column is anchored at two separate
points—to tho frame and instrument
board. The latter fastening, placed so
close to the wheel, holds it securely and
eliminates ail vibration at any speed.
This adds materially to the east of oper
The exterior appearance of the car is
essentially plain and simple, suggesting
character and stability in proportion to
the severity of the lines. It has a roomy
streamline body with long sweeping
curves, leading in tin unbroken line
fm;n the radiator to the full belled ton
neau ha-T.
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Jeffery Chesterfield i.ight t>. . . SIOSO
Jeft'ery Big 6, $2400
Jeffery Trucks Chassis,
.Teffery 4-Wheel Drive Trucks, . .$2750
Vim IIMIO lb. Ueli\ or ■■ ranging I ron
$035 to $725
All Prices F. O. B. Factory
Bentz Landis Auto Co.,
1808 LOGAN ST.
Rear 1417, 19 and 21
North Frojit Street
GEO. B. BENTXiEY, Proprietor
A modern brick structure, central j
location for storage with
Practical Mechanical Service ;
llarrisbnrg Agents for
Correct in design, construction j
and price.
Demonstration by Appointment
Bell Phone 3731 R
'in the doors and the curtains are kept
in a carrying space built into the back
|of the seat. The collapsible lop is nmde
of leather and is braced in such a man
iner as to stretch out all wrinkles when
'in the coupe position giving the smooth,
icven appearance of sheet metal.
I "In the Havnes cabriolet a compart
ment is provided in the back of the
[driver's seat, out of the way and yet
easily accessible, for carrying gloves,
parcels, and other small articles; and
ample space is provided at the rear for
carrying suit cases, grips, etc.
"The cabriolet will help solve the
| problem of a great many people who
i epintain two cars—one for summer
jnnd one for winter use—inasmuch as it
is comfortable for all seasons of the
' vea r." ,
Romarkablo Performance When Only
! Eleven Seconds Elapse to Reach
Speed of 35 Miles par Hour
A stop watch was used and held in
: the hands of Judge W. ( . Graves, now
'superintendent- of the State reformatory
!at Poritiac, 111., with instructions to
snup the watch the instant the car start
ed to move and to stop when it reached
i a speed of thirty live miles per hour,
j The Judge announced the elapsed time
|as eleven seconds flat. He was also
i shown speed rauging from ;! to 55 miles
j per hour on direct drive.
In the recently conducted endurance
I run from rhicago to Peoria, a distance
of 160 miles, A. M. Robbing, president
i °f the Centaur Motor Company, of Chi
! cago, driving a Jeffery six as a pilot
ear, used ten gallons of gasoline find
one quart of lubricating oil. thus aver
aging sixteen miles to a gailon of gaso
These are unquestionable facts, anil
they make interesting reading for au
tomobile buyers who will have to con
s'der the motor questi >n carefully dur
ing the coining se:ison.
Harrisburg Motor Club Arranging lor
Interesting Event to Take Place
Thanksgiving Day
An economy contest has been
I piauned for Thanksgiving Day, Thurs
j day, November 26, 19 14, io Gettysburg,
\ ork. Columbia, Mt. Jov and return tp
j Harriaburg
If is to be held under the auspices
of the Harrisburg Motor C lub. It is
expected that all the leading automo
bile makes of the 191 a models will be
entered. There will be about 25 cars
contesting. Much interest has already
been awakened and the claims of the
j various manufacturers will have a full
j opportunity of demonstration.
■ The start will be made at T a. m.
I Details of the contest can be obtained
j at the office of the motor club.
King Albert a Motorcyclist
King Albert of Belgirm is said to
j be by far the most "human" King of
j all Europe. He is a born athlete "and
loves practically every sort of outdoor
sport, he is an enthusipstic automobil
ist, motorcyclist, equestrian, hunter and
fisherman. On his hunting and fishing
trips His Royal Higness finds the mo
torcycle to be of especial value. With
i the necessary fishing tackle or hunting
j paraphernalia strapped securely to the
I t'.vo-wheeler, the King can speeil awav
| from the cares of state tor a few hours'
| quiet sport. And on the motorcycle he
j can visit unfrequented hunting grounds
j which are not easily reached with any
I other vehicle.
Motorcycle Enforces Law
Motorcycle Patrolman Harry Asinuth,
'of Milwaukee, recently made a most
daring arrest of a violator of the speed
1 ordinance. Chugging along at a rate
) of :!0 miles an hour, Asmuth overtook
jthe speeder, vauited from the saddle of
! iiis motorcycle to the running hoard of
j the ear and put the driver under arrest..
Twenty-five dollars and costs was the
] sentence the culprit got in police court.
Origin of "Navvy" Workers
| The seventeenth century canals or
navigations gave rise to the "navvy,'V
a term very slowly evolved from ''nav
gy tor.'' There arc many country pub
li • houses in England still existing that
testify to the navvy's early designation
on their sign, "The Navigators'
Arms," which depicts a brawny laborer
with a spade in one hand and a foam
I irig pot of beer in the other. But
I you may search England through and
i through and you will not find a "Nav
jvy's Anns.'' Curiously enough, while
I the navvy who makes our roads now
; obtained his designation from digging
j out canals, the canals were all legally
| classified as roads in a great bodv of
! statutes—the "roads acts." But what
| would have been his nickname if rail- I
i ways had come before waterways#— !
| London Globe
Blow Little Softened
"We won't discharge you, Mr. Per |
I kins," said the manager. 'We shall al- |
loy you to tender your resignation."
"Tendering it won't make it one bib
the less tough," gloomily, returned the
man who was laid off.—Boston Tran
A Whole Hour
Mrs. Newly wed —Just think, dear,
■ we've been married nearly an hour ami
we haven't had a cross word.—Buffalo]
' Express.
This big Overland Model SO with all modern equipments
delivered to you freights paid for $1,110.00. Roadster
81,085.00. Model 81 Overland, same design only smaller,
all equipments, delivered, all freight paid, $885.04). Roadster
8830.00. Biggest value ever offered in any automobile.
Don't put out the cash for any automobile until you have
tried these wonderful Overland models. First carload of
•Si's just received this week and now ready for your inspec
tion at our show room, Third and Boyd streets.
Andrew Redmond
P. S. chandler Light 6, smoothest ear on the road, speed 3 to 55
miles per hour, 16 miles to a gallon of gasoline. 700 miles to a gallon
of oil, 7,000 miles to a set of tires. Weight 2885. Price delivered
Try this wonderful ear.
New Record Hung Up Tor Run From 1
Oakland to Lake Tahoe and Back •
Remarkable Motor Car Achieve
ment on Coast
The Pacific coast is buzzing over a I
recent motor car achievement which is |
said to far eclipse anything in the way j
of a spectacular demonstration of j
roadabilitv that has yet been recorded I
in that section of the country. A new |
record has been hung up for a run j
from Oakland to Lake Tahoe and back i
the distance, 458 miles of hard, give'
and take going, having been covered I
by a 1915 Paige stock "36" touring!
car in 15 hours and 17 minutes elapsed
This record, which California writ-!
ers say is bound to stand for some j
time to come, is duly attested by join-1
petent witnesses who took the time of
arrival and departure, and the Paige I
has been awarded the Lynne Stanley |
perpetual challenge cup offered by an j
Oakland merchant.
The test was tried out under the j
auspices of Don Lee, one of the coun
try's best known distributors. Mr,
Lee recently took on the Paige line for j
California and his purpose in going!
after the Stanley cup was to demon
strate in a convincing manner the
truth of the claims he makes for Paige |
staunchness, reliability and general I
The Paige "36" left Oakland at
11.30 in the morning, an automobile
newspaper editor taking their time.
They arrived at Tallac, Lake Tahoe,
at 10.55 a. m. and in thirteen minutes, I
just time enough for an authority to!
record their time, they were on the
return journey, reaching Oakland, at
the point from which they started, at
6.48 p. m.
Anticipating the hardships and se
verity of making this trip in record
time it was deemed necessary that four
experienced drivers make up the cars
crew. It was a case of "turn-about"
at the wheel for even an old hand soon
became exhausted piloting the dashing
car along rugged and treacherous
mountain trails at high speed.
Not a particle of mechanical trouble j
was experienced, and not a puncture j
suffered. Only those who are familiar |
with the country traversed in this 458 j
mile drive, can appreciate just what it i
means to make this record. The route
across the state over the hazardous
roads of the Sierra Nevada mountains,
with all sorts of roads and grades and
miles of ruts, holes and dust, is a dif-
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To Remedy Your Electrical Troubles
The Electrical Dep't.
of the
Armature Winding, Generators, Fans,
in Fact—lf It's Electrical,
Years of Practical Electrical Experi
ence Backs Us Up
No. 28 S. 3d St. HARRISBURG, PA.
Bell Phone 3508-L
Expert Work Only
1451 Zarker Street
Sterling Auto Tire Co.
ficult_ and very trying one. To make it
in 15 hours means a car is put to the
severest test imaginable.
This afternoon aud evening, "Sep
tember Mom."
Friday, November 20, Hose Stalil in
"A Perfect Lady."
Every afternoon and evening, high
class vaudeville.
Daily continuous vaudeville and pic
tures. * K
"September Morn"
Rowland and Clifford's big LaSalle
opera house, Chicago, success is comin"
in all its glory to the Majestic this
afternoon and evening. Dancers of the
tango and hesitation waltz kind. A
large bunch of principals well known
to the music loving public and identi
fied with all big musical comedv suc
cesses which includes such names as
Aat Philips, Hazel Shannon, Adelvn
fcstee, William Cameron, John Patton,
rred Dußois and others.
The music is of the catchy, whist
ling kind that sends you home in a joy
till mood. Among the many son<r 'hits
(sung only in "September Morn") wc
" n(1 : ",Wheu a Little Boy Loves a Lit
tle Girl; "In Berlin;" oh. You Sep
temjer Morn; ' ''Everybody's Tan"o
," A Spare-Rib ' Prom the
Butcher shop of Life;" "Beautiful
Dreams I m Dreaming;" "The Sun
Shade Girl;" " Where Is the Pleasure
in Wine and Sang if the Woman Is
Not There?" af|v
"A Perfect Lady"
(-'banning Pollock and Rennold Wolf
are the authors of "A Perfect Lady."
the new play in which Rose Stahl will
appear at the Majestic, Fridav even
nig. Messrs. Pollock and Wolf have
been writing together for manv sea
sons and they have » notable iist of
plays to their credit. In fact their as
sociation is the one instance which can
at present be recalled in which two
American authors have successfully
collaborated on more than one suc
cessful piece. There has been much
curiosity as to how the authors work
together and which author writes cer
tain scenes, but they are wise young
men and both take the glory only in
conjunction with one another.'They are
not going to let the public into the sec
ret of their methods if they can help
it. Mr. Pollock was first a newspaper
man, then a press agent, and at last,
an author. Mr. Wolf has long been one
of the best known newspaper men in
the country and in addition, has an
established reputation as an after din
ner wit. a , )v>
At the Orpheum
After tonight, Miss 'Ruth Rove,
easily the most popular girl who has
appeared on the vaudeville stage this
season; we miss Bart McHugh's rat
tling juvenile musical comedy called
"The Lawn Party;" also the wonder
ful Arabian tumblers and four or five
other acts of considerable reputation
and talent. Nat M. Wills, the happy
tramp, seems almost sufficient in an
nouncing next week's headliner. The
name of Mr. Wills is known all over
the civilized world and everywhere he
appears he is hailed as the "king of
funmakers." And while this will Ire
Mr. Wills' first lonal appearance in
vaudeville, it will not be his first visit
in ITarrisburg for it will be recalled
that he was the star of Ziegfeld's Fol
lies, when that organization appeared
at the Majestic theatre last season.
Nat is a genius of humor with a treas
ury rich in comicalities and almost
every performance finds his mirth run
ning along new lines.
Homer Mason and Marguerite Keel
er and company, who presented a com
edy sketch called "In and Out" at the
Orpheum .about three seasons ago, re
turn next week in their newest offer
ing called "Married." "In and Out."
when it appeared at the Orpheum was
declared by critics to be the best com
edy playlet ever shown at the Or
pheum. It will be remembered that the
scene constantly shifted from the out
side of the house to the inside and
the theme dealt with a drunken hus
band of the better class coming home
to his wife, who has fallen asleep at
her fireside while waiting his return.
Mr. Mason's monologue with the "lit
tle key" on the front door steps was
an especially clever bit of the act. A
wealth of big Keith names are grouped
around these two big acts. adv. ]
At the Colonial
"How Jack l-ioved Jill," is the title
of a breezy ami clever musical comefly
that heads the bill at the Colonial for
the last half of the week. About tiie
daintiest pony ballet that has been
seen in Harrisburg for many a
■ lav constitute the chorus of the play
let. The theme is novel, even if it is
old. anil the principal players are es
pecially pleasing. Ford, Hayes anil
Watts do a clever mixture of sonj:,
dance, piano playing and e\ en a few
clever acrobatics; the Devon Sisters
are a nifty pair in a song and dance
specialty and Harry and Augusta Tyr
pin have something new in a corned*
skit with singing. The Colonial's mov
ing picture features are also receiving
much favorable comment among pa
trons of the Busy Corner. adv.
He Breathes Differently From When H#
Tells the Truth
When you are telling a lie von
breathe differently from when vou arc
telling the tru'tih. T'he difference was
discovered by means of some tests made
upon liis students 'bv Processor Benussi
of Graz.
He prepar<i<l cards bearing letters,
figures and diagrams and distributed
these among his pupils. These were
requvred to describe the cards correctlv.
except in certain cases when the cards
were marked with a red star and the
students receiving them were required
to describe them falsely. Each student
was watched carefully by his fellows,
who, ignorant-of the nature of the card,
tried to .judge from his manner whether
he was telling tho truth or not. The
watchers were unable to judge with anv
But before each man began his test,
the time occupied in inspiration and
expiration was measured, and the mea>
urement was taken again itmmediatelv
after he finished. It was found that the
utterance of a false statement alwavs
increased and the utterance of a true
statement always diminialhed, the
quotient obtained by dividing the time
of inspiration by the time of expira
Dr. Anton 'Rose, 'commenting in Die
Umschau on these results remarks that
the discovery furnishes a certain cri
terion between truth and falsehood. For
even a clever lmr is ii'kely to fail in au
attempt to escape detection 'by breath
ing irregularly, Professor Benusai ha v.
ing discovered that men are unaible vol
untarily to change their respiration so
as to affect the result.
Thousands of Miles of Barbed Wir#
Inclose Kimberley's Mines
Machinery and barbed wire have
supplanted the rude methods of break
ing up diamond bearing blue earth and
protecting the valuable finds omploved
twenty years ago in the South African
diamond mines.
Thedepths of the strange, crater
shaped hole in which the peculiar dia
mond bearing earth is confined ara
now penetrated by shafts, reaching
hundreds of feet down into the earth,
with forty foot levels. The broken
earth is removed in closed trucks to
the surface, where, after a season of
exposure to sun and atmosphere strewn
on the ground, it is hauled to the mills.
Here pulsators finally locate the dia
monds on grease covered inclined ta
bles, to which the diamonds adhere,
while loose sand, earth and gravel are
washed away by water.
Acres of ground covered by broken
earth brought up from the mines con
tain possibly millions of dollars' worth
of gems, and these treasure troves are
protected by high fences of barbed
with, with intricate arrangements at
the corners and at the gates. About
4,000 miles of wire are used in the de
fenses about t'he Kimberle.y mines.
New York Press.
Just Practicing
"Sou, you mustn't carve your name
on the piano. Another such episode
and I'll punish you severely."
'' Dad, how can you expect me to
carve my name in the temple of fame
when you won't let me get any prac
tice ?' ' —Seattle Post-InteHigenceh.
Musical Term
''Do you know anvthing about inn
eic? •-
'•Yes," replied Mr. Growcber.
'' What's a rest ?''
''The time it takes 'em to change l lie
record in the music machine next
door.''—Washington Star.
American Merchants
Unite in praising
The capacity
Of the AUTOCAR for
Continuous Service.
Ask any Owner the
Delivery improved,
E'onomy secured,
L)wer delivery costs,
I 'creased delivery area,
V aluable customers gained,
Eficient in all seasons;
R suit—
Y )arly profits increased.
Vouched for by
Enterprising and
H ird-headed
Individuals and
Concerns who are
Looking for
It will cost you nothing to beconn
informed why the purchase of an Auto
car will mean bigger business to you.
Third and Boyd Sts.
Harrisburg, Pa.