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The Life Experiences of a Family of
Traction Experts Are Embodied in
Tm MORTON TRUCK
flw ion you Imy a Morton Truck you Imy something more thtin a mere motor
propelled vehicle of the ordinary type. Back of the finest materials that can be
put into a modern motor vehicle, are the years of study and experience of an
entire family of traction experts who have devoted their life to producing trac
tion and motor-propelled machinery.
<| As designers and experimental experts for several of the largest machinery
corporations in the world, father and sons have invented and perfected self-pro
pelled machinery that are famous in every country on the globe. Consequently,
when they market a truck under their own name, backed by ample local capital
and experienced machinery manufacturers, you are assured of a product that is
equal to the best in its price class.
<f When your transportation problems demand something more rapid, powerful
and economical than old "Dobbin," but just as faithful and trustworthy in its
performance, the following specifications of high-grade mechanical merit com
bined with the "Morton" experience slnuld be ample assurance that you make
no mistake in choosing a Morton motor vehicle.
SPECIFICATIONS OF MORTON
MOTOR—-Continental: 4-cylinder, 4-cycle. vertical spring's are 32 inches lone. -Vj inches wide and 13-ply
"I/' head type. I >«.-lneh bore, s'i-lnch stroke. Horse- thlok. BHAKKS—'Two; brakes, foot and emergency
, in ii i> Ti>io ...iii -- ij i> ,t brake, both applying directly on rear hub. Brakes
lus motor will de\elop H. I. at ar)l g p ef .| u ]iy large and designed to give good service.
1.500 r. p. in. Cylinders ure . ast in pairs. Carburetor: Foot brake of the external type contracting on brake
l'j-lncli Carter i 'irburetor. Lubrication: Positive drum, emergency or lever brake expanding "tvpe inside
plunger pump system with constant level having one of brake drum, which is 17 inches In diameter, with
lead o; oil t" the timing g-ars and one to the rear iMj-inch face and will hold the car on the deepest
main "earing. Water Pump: Centrifugal, of ample grades. Wheels—Front: 36-inch bv 5-inch with four
sue. Fan: Pressed steel. 18-inch diameter, with belt teen 2'.,-inch spokes of the oval tvpe. Rear: US-inch
tension and adjustable. Ignition: Bosch dual with one by 6-inch with fourteen :-inch' spokes of the oval '
unit of dry .11 batteries. Motor Control! Motor con- type. TIRES—Front: S6-im-h bv 5-inch single. Hear:
trolled i\v tlirottle on top or wheel. Governor: Pierce :!X-!neh bv 6-inch single Firestone solid unless others
type, operating butterfly valve in manifold. CLt'TCH— are specified. WHEKL. BASES— 140-inch. Tread: 60' -
Multiple disc type. TRANSMISSION'—Cotta. three (3) Inc-h. Chassis length, back of driver's seat: 10 ft.
-pee-.is ronvanl. one (11 reverse, of the selective type. 6 in. KRAiStG—Frame is made of Channel Steel 5-inch
I.EVE" ("KN'TRUL—Is right hand drive, levers oper- by 9-inch. 5 lbs. per ft. Height from floor to top of
a-ied on right hand side of main frame. AXL«ES— frame, 36 inches, Percentage: Rear axle. 60 p-r
Front: Front axle is made from a solid block of drop cent.: front axle. 40 per cent. STEERING GEAR. Of
forged steel, spring pads and steering knuckle brack- the bavigne Type. Model "C." TANKS —Gasoline: Made
ets are all forged integral with the axie. This axle of pressed steel, serfmless, provided with division plates
is made aft. r our standard construction and is one of in center. Capacity, twentv (20) gallons. Water*
the oldest and most successful of any type known. Capacity of radiator is S gallons. Oil Capacity: Two
Rear: Worm Drive Type. Worm made of 3U per cent. (2) gallons. I>ocation: Attached to bottom "part of
Nickel Steel, hardened and ground to si*/.e. Worm engine in crank case. Normal Speed on the toail is
wheel made of a special mixture of phosphorus bronze 20 to 25 miles per hour. COOLING—Wat»r is cooled by
specially adapted and made' for this kind of worm. a force circulating water pump. Radiator is of the
Katio of worm and worm gear is 6to 1. Full floating honey-comb type, made especially heavv for this par
type worm shaft is mounted on annular ball bearings ticular service and is ample to cool the'motor running
ith ball bearings to take end thrust. Driving wheels the car under the most severe conditions. FENDERS
are mounted on seK-aligning ball bearings. Springs— Are made from sheet steel of ample thickness and are
Front and rear springs are semi-elliptic and are made held to frame with heavv forged steel brackets,
from a high grade of Manganese steel and are of ample DRIVER'S SEAT—I 6 inches'wide. 50 indies long, back
slxe and length to carry the load and give great resil- 16 inches high. Upholstered in good grade of black
jency without jar or jolt. Front springs are 45H leather. EQUIPMENT—Two (2) gas head lights, oil
indies long, 2? s inches wide and 10-ply thick. Rear tall light, horn and tools complete.
Fire Apparatus, Commercial Trucks, one-and-one-Half to
Three-andOne-Half Tons Capacity. Four-V\ihee\
Drive Trucks and Heavy Tractors
MORTON TRUCK & TRACTOR CO.
19th and Manada Sts. Harrisburg, Pa.
RAPIDLY CONSTRUCTED ROADS IN MODERN WARFARE
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The ..bore picture shows a roar] made by Germans in five hour« In East Prussia, which afforded • rapid more
men t of troops, following a fierce engagement. There are emergencies occurring like this very often during the great
conflict, wiien it Is necessary to construct roads, when Impossible passes are encountered, and quick action is most
necessary in modern warfare.
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. fIARBISBtTRG STAR-INDEPENDENT, THURSDAY EVENING, FEBRUARY 18, 1915.
I The Koslne Treat
ment relieves all (ear
M| of the dreadful at*
■ WIE taoju which are so
■ ■ ■ frequent to the suf
■ ■ ■ V ferers of Bpiiepsy.
Koslne has been used
with remarkable sdc
cess for fifteen years. Buy a bottle of
Koslne for $1.50. If, after using, you
are not entirely satisfied, your money
will be refunded. Ask us for booklet
Geo. A. Gorgas, UN. Third* street, and
Penna.. Railroad Station.
C. K NEWS
flHt'T "BANG" CIGARETTES
Seventy Children Will Tramp All Stub*
They Find Lying Along the
Waynesboro, Fob. 18.—Seventy chil
dren of the local Loyal Temperance
Legion will make a very determined
on tho cigarette. At the meeting
ot the legion Tuesday afternoon in the
Wayne building it was decided to help
slamiji out tho cigarette not only by
not snictking it, but by tramping on all
the cigarette stubs "they see on the
HE RUBBED HEK ANKLES
Hagerstown Boarder Gets at
Dining Table From Angry Husband
Hagerstown, Feb, 18. —Because his
wife had been nudged on her ankles by
a fellow boarder as they sat at the
dinner table. Wade W. Wiles struck
Newton O. Morris over the head, felling
him .to tbe floor, in the dining room of
a boarding house here.
! Haled before Justice Daniel W'.
l)oub, who fined Wiles for assault,
Wiles declared that his wife had been
insulted by Morris. Mrs. Wiles com-
Vlained that as she sat at the table,
with Morris opposite, the latter several
times uudged her on the feet.
Tea Agent Robbed
Waynesboro, Feb. 18.—Charles E.
Howe, an Atlantic & Pacific Tea Co.
agent, who resides at trolley stop t 4,
near Rouzcrville, Tuesday night was
robbed of goods belonging to the com
pany valued at between S6O and SBO.
Air. Howe packed up the goods for
delivery to Ureencastle and Mont Alto.
Robbers broke into the outkitchen,
where the goods were stored, and made
off with them
Kept Wedding a Secret
Gettysburg, Feb. 18. —That a num
ber of Gettysburg girls married sol
diers at the time o f the Fiftieth Anni
versary celebration here in July, 1913,
and that their marriages have success
fully been kept a secret was stated
yesterday bv Ccporal Charles L.
man, late o£ Company K, Fifth United
States infantry, who yesterday an
nounced his marriage to Miss Grace fi.
Svkes, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Lewis
R". Skves. recently of Gettysburg.
Mr. and ' Mrs. Widnxan are now
guests of the latter's sister, Mrs. Neal
Reinecker, in the McPherson building.
Their marriage took place at Hagers
town on August 19, 1914. the cere
mony being performed by the Rev_ Mr.
I Joseph C. Snyder Dies
HagerstoWii, Feb. 18.- —Joseph C,
Snyder, a well-known citizen ot' this
city, died Tuesday afternoon at 3
o'clock in a hospital near Baltimore,
aged 63 years. Death was due to
paralysis. Mr. Snyder had been in ill
health for the past six months, but
had been bedfast for the past five
weeks. He was formerly employed
with tne Antietam Paper Co., for which
company he had worked for a number
|of years. Mr. Snyder is survived by
! his Wife, Mrs. Florence Snyder, and
; one son, William, who is located in the
To Build Apartment House
Carlisle, Feb 18. —Announcement
'of an important business transfer was
j made yesterday, when it was stated
I that the property located at North
' Hanover and Dickinson rfvenue known
[ as the Boas coiner has been purchased
! by Jacob Wiener from the Boas heirs,
j This property, one of the most historic
: and valuable in the town, will be re
i built as a modern store and apartment
To Curr A ("old ■■ Onr Tiny
i TRke LAXATIVE HROMO QUININE
i Tablets. Druggists refund money if it
tails to cure. E. \V. GROVE'S signa
! ture is on each t>ox. 2»c.
| LOVE LETTERS IN HER GRAVE
Sealed Package Is Buried With Miss
Mary A. Wade, ~4
; Vonkers, N. Y., Feb. 18. —The will
of Mass Mary Ashton Wade, of Yonk
i ers, who died on January 11 at the
age of 74. was admitted to probate by
i Surrogate ye>teriiay. Miss
j Louisa Bradford, of 956 Weet End ave
j nue, Manhattan, a friend of Miss
! Wade, tiled an affidavit stating she had
carried out the testator's dying wish
| that a certain sealed package among
I her effects should be buried with her.
Gerrit Smith, the executor's counsel,
I said the mysterious package- was suj>-
! |«stwi to contain love letters. The will
I disposed of an SII,OOO estate to re'a-
j Normal Bcrubs Beat Waynesboro
Shippensburg, Feb. 18.—The Cum
berland Valley State Normal school
scrubs easily defeated Waynesboro
j High five on the Normal school floor
Wolf, of Penbrook, again showed
himself well, having eight field goals.
Xormal Serubs. Waynesboro
Houfeld F ICsbenshade
Wolf F Snivelv
Mellinger C Neal
Gruver G Heffner
Boughman G E. Price
Substitutions, Williams for Hosfeld;
Sleichter for Gruver; Covle for Bough
man. Goals from field, Wolfe, 8; Hos
feld, 6; Mellinger, 2; Moughmau,
Schleichter. Williams, Esbenshade,
Snivelv, Neal, Heffner, Price, 2. Goals
from fouls, Snivelv, 2; Esbenshade and
Williams. Timekeeper, Sla.vbaugh. Ref
eree, Railing, Shippensburg. Time of
halves, 20 minutes.
Where He Learned Juggling
Rankin—"Do you know Professor
Toshemup, the great jugglert"
Phyle—'"l should say so. We were
"How in the world did he ever learn
alhof those wonderful stunts!''
"He started to earu bis living as a
photographer, and he learned all of
those tricks while trying to amuse the
babies whose pictures he took "
BOARD OF PARDONS DELAYS
EXECUTIONS OF 2 SLAYERS
Grant# Delay in Allegheny to Per
mit Introduction of New Testimony
—Tioga Murderer WUI Undergo
Andrew Malinowski, who murdered
his wife in Allegheny county and who
was under sentence to be electrocuted
during the week beginning February
22', has a chance to escape the death
chair. The Board of l'ardons yester
day decided to hold under advisement
the application of Mafinowski for com
mutation of the death sentence until
the Board can get some additional tes
timony promised by the condemned
man's attorney. This will mako nec
essary the postponement of the electro
Arthur Simons, of Tioga, who mur
dered his sweetheart because she would
not marry hi«i, will be examined by an
alienist to ascertain h's mental condi
tion before the Board passes on his
application for commutation of the
death sentence, and he will not likely
be electrocuted on March 22, the date
Rocco Tassone, the Lancaster mur
derer, will be among the first to I be led
from the death house to the new elec
tric chair, in March. Following him
will be Nicollo Mondolo, the Fayette
murderer, whom the Board refused to
consider favorably in hts application
for commutation and who will be elec
trocuted on. April 5.
Uwvid Kaufman, of Harrisburg, a
flim-ttammer. who is serving an inde
terminate sentence up to three years,
failed to get a pardon. The applica
tion of Atilton Weaver, of Harrisburg,
convicted of sodomy, also was rejected.
tieorge Whaefer, of Adams county,
convicted of larceny, was recommended
Thomas E. Patterson, Cumberland,
serving an indeterminate sentence of
from 15 to 60 years on several convic
tions, and known as "the bad man of
the Cumberland Valley," failed to get
The Board recommended twelve par
dons of the thirty-four petitioned for.
FOR 'EASY DIVORCE' LAW
Nerada Senate Reverses Itself and
Carson City, Nev., Feb. 18.—The
"easy divorce" bill, which revives the
old six months residence provision
abolished two years ago, passed the
Senate yesterday by a vote of 12 to
10. The bill has passed the House and
it will either 'be signed by the Gover
nor or go on the statute books auto
The passage of the bill marks the
end of a loug fight, and there is in
tense rejoicing in Reno particularly,
which hopes to reap again the riches
that came to it for years when it held
the easy divorce colony of the country.
Most determined in the against
the hill were tbe women organized in
The bill all but passed the Senate
several days ago, but it was discovcre.l
that one of the Senators who favored
it was too ill to vote. So the measure
The bill was taken out of the Ju
diciary Committee of the Senate and
placed in the Railroads Committee,
where it was to lay until there were
sufficient votes to pass-it.
In order to avoid a quorum on one
occasion a.bout all of the so-called "di
vorce Senators" simultane
ouely. The sergeant'at arms was or
dered to look for them, but he reported
that they could not be found. However,
they turned up and the movement for
the passage of the bill got under way.
BUCHANAN'S SECRETARY DEAD
J. B. Henry, Former President's Nep
hew, Passes, Aged HO
Annapolis, Md., Feb. 18.—.Tames
Buchanan Henry, aged 80, a nephew
of James. Buchanan and his private
secretary while Minister to Great. Brit
ain anil President, died at Miami,
Fla., yesterday morning.
He is survived by his third wife and
six sons. One son is in the navy and
one in the army. The funeral of Mr.
Henry will take place in Annapolis
Dogs Kill Albino Deer
Williamsport, 'Pa., Feb. 18.—An al
bino doe was run to death by dogs on
the mountain near Trout run last night.
The dead body of the animal was found
in a field near the foot of the moun
tain by Raymond Cupp, a railroad op
erator," on his way to work yesterday
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Millions of men and women to-day
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and they cat their favorite foods with
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If your stomach doesn't take care of
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if your food tf a damage instead of a
help, remember the quickest,
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C. E. Gauss, who experimented for
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