The Abilene Daily Reporter (Abilene, Tex.), Vol. 25, No. 47, Ed. 1 Sunday, June 24, 1923 Page: 12 of 32
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THE ABILENE REPORTER SUNDAY JUNE 24 1923'
TtETItOIT. Mich.. JUno 23. The
I T-nivi Motor Coranany was twenty
years old on June lctn Ami ursi
Mrilidav nnnivciHary inus h un-
Sjl joying the Kreuteat nrpsnorlty ih
Sil Us history mid engaged. In carrying
5; out an expansion program of enor-
-.flll nnnnnnrpmnt Wfts IflHdO
3 C today that Wilto; P. Chrysler has
i largely Increased his hojdlnfen in
.ft tho Xlaxwoll Mdtorcorpornuon ..
!? that he will bo permanently an A
6 U"V" ...... .inti ttflth the cot-
S Sllon SoTttU ti.fonvard.
'.' Mr. Chrysler was ruunu ""' nnieklv r
three years ago as chalrrnan 01 bUl0. It
limrd Ot directors 10 uiiu-"" --;
development nd upbuilding of the
Maxwell-Chalmers property hut
SKt rellnnuWi hi. other impor.
v tant nctivitioa oc "
It cUudve arranKernrnt or agrje to a
I 1CMrrc rVsTor -J. looked upon with
J in tho motor car industry as ono of
tho half dozen Breat executives
whoBO movomonts are always o
f assoclatlnu hlmlf wllJ n .
t ho was preside t and general man-
r no . '.. t(Mr Motor Company
l nnil la tor A vice-president of 0n-
C?al MoTorslIldeflnlle . porm.n-
.& cnt Identification with. M";
wWcwvVa lntrre.t among auto
"'m"0 ChrW- decision to- aW
date himself permanently with the
I Maxwell-Chalmers lnnnaBoment Is
J an indication of the Increase Which
r tho property has registered in solid
I values during the Jast two years.
Th' Lincoln IfOtbr Company or-
ganized In 191? to prodtlco motor
cars of exceptionally hfsh quality
was acquired by tho Ford Motor
Company at a rttCQtver's sale Feb-
ruary 4 1022 for $8000000 and
only rocontly Henry Ford -paid to
tho creditors of the company nn
additional $4000000 to mako up
theli losses though under no obli-
gation to do so. The Lincoln M6-
tor. Company was re-orgnnlascd un-
der the laws ot Michigan on March
20 1922. for nn authorized capi-
talization ot J1R. 000000 It is now
known as a division ot tho Ford
Motor Company and has an annual
capacity of 10.600 motor cars
e. Bold by
Thd misery anfli
ed by a Mllojfsl
condition or in
CAR IS BUILT BY
mous magnitude t)eoeasry to bring
manufacture up tp meet tno oyer
f increasing demand for Ford Fro-
In tho score of yoars which mve'
i passed slhce its lneorporatlou on
t Juno 16 1963 Cu growth of the
comnanv has been amazingly rnpiu
and now Its activities oxtend. to
nearly cvo-y country on the globe
and the Ford Car is jn uso in prac-.
tlcallw ovotv land on onrlh.
Tho capital originally subscribed
In the company whu f iou.ii.uu oi
which only J28.00O in cash 'was
actually paid Into tli treasury.
Among tho twolvd tocKholdnr
with tho comlmny in its infnhcy
Henry lord held 25 per jcent of the
Ford "sold" his car to tho public
nt the "very atari by practical de-
monstration for lie piloted ills first
Ford racer himself arid . won racu
after raco in all parts of tho coun-
try. Driving old "899" on nn ICO
track at Baltlmoro Bay Mlelw he
was the first to bronk tho mile-a-minute
There are more than 9.000 Ford
Dealers in tho Country and oyer
16000 authorized. Ford service sta-
tions iriafdnp'a. total of more than
24000 points Of contact with the
The Fordson-Tractor was bought
Out in 1917 during which yenr 254
were jproducod. It wag developed
After years of work and experiment
by Henry Forfl and his. engineers
and presents a most sturdy and
dependable ppwor plant easy and
ecohqmtcal In operation. Like oth-
er Frd products it met with al-
most Instant fidcces and at pres
ent tho Fordson pianfci ivr
Rougo is prouueing iruciurs ui (-
W . tn -. 1r..A inrti VtTll
rate oi iiuu a uuj- iw "h
the growing uemanu.
620 FincAnc 748
and tlo tp kinds ot
.Tuosdny nftornodn Juno 12t wrts
a gala day In toledo. On that data
the big plant' oi the 'Wlllyfl-Ovor-lnnd
produced its Ono nlllUonth oar;
an Overland benrlnK serial number
lO00QOO and it was apparont that
Tolodo appreciated tho Infportnnoe-
rt .the ovqnt by tho nmntior Jn
which the citizens turned nut to
participate in tho celebration .Of-'
flclal recoBiiltlon was evidenced by
Mayor Urough and hR cablnot arid
many prominent buslnew mon.of
Tpledo who were ri hund to lipr-
POlmlly congratulate Fresldont
John N. "Willys as the ono uillianth-
Car was driven off the factory run-
way hi' Chief Engineer Baker sad
nrexented to Mr. Willys In front ot
tho Willys-Overland Administration
Afler the car was inspected liy.
Mr. Willys. It wn handed over- to
C. J. S. I'lilllpps salesman with .t)io
Toledo. Branch who in tuni re-
linquished" it to a Tblod6 man who
was anxlou to navo tne nonor. of
lielng tin proud possessor of the
?nr that murhs such an. Important
forward stop in the history of tho.
The final touch on the Oho mil
llonth car was signalled by1.' the.
blasts of factory whistles explod-
ing ot aerial- bombs nnd-unUiuplns-tlc
choors of thousands of Invited
cltlMns and plant omployetS.
Tho ceremony was attended' by'
a degree of splonuor soltlom wlt-
nossed In an Industrial celehrntlun.
which extended into the -fevonlng.
when a "block"- danco was hold op
tho Boulevard Tunning through the
Wlllyri-Overland grounds. FollowT
Jng Tuesday's functions a Borie.pf
entertnlnments has been planno.d
Including dinners and luncheons-on:
succeeding days to tne leaaing civic
clubs of tho City. '
Music makes hrtpplnofts In any
home Music will play a promin-
ent part in Abllone's Homo Beau
tiful during the. thTee weeks that.
It is thrown open to the public of
West Texas. And the best pf mu-
sical instruments have heort pro-
vided.. When the West Texas "Util-
ities Company and tho Abilene Re
porter left tho musical end pr tne
Homa Beautiful up to tho Hall
Music Company of 24 C Pino St.
they know that the host would he
provided for the entertainment "of
the visitors to the Home Beautiful
. Tho Hall Music Company select-
ed tho fitilbransen Blnjpr-Viand
to be. placed Jn the Home Beauti-
ful and after deciding upon the
Gulbransen line the leader Of this
company tyles-V"The White
House Model' -was chosen. "
tle choice of those who wish ihe
finest of the Uscrnilntitlng-of
those nios.t appfcjelativo pf tonal
The White IIOuso Model has high
grade ivory keys polished sha.rps;
special patented repeating Diana
action; iio. Al hammcrf; selected
HOundthoaril;'caiMF linings and pla'v-
er rahinet finished to mntch cnHo;
fanrv VPneers: grand top hinges:
continuous fall hoard hinges and!
brass Einal trimmings- hew frlc-
tlonless contact arrangement be-
tween the piano and fhe player
actions which makes for smoother
quicker repetition. Tho Oulliran"n
Is equipped with simplified Align
ing transmission (tracking dovlco)
and transposing or not changim?
trakei4 bar. permitting lnvmic 'o
bo played in. any of seven differ.
THE BEST AND
NOTHING BUT THE BEST
Our policy is always to provide our customers with
the highest QUAMTY of SITPWES mid SERVICE
that iijoncy con buy. "Xhat is why we furnislt
AllCl you will fipd tbOVpropVat ernfle of this ex-
cqllQiit oil best ladaplcdl for YTJUlt lfotor par on
sale nt our staufil at all linic.
lor the snnidi reasojA we offer A'ou UNITED
STATES TnUiSid TOTES and fo nr.o ad-ta
etanu Hack ot tuem at nu times.
Call "3GG and use our
when ill trouble.
GEO. E. MORRIS AUTO SUPPLY.
Corner of North Second and Cedar Abilene Texas
" v n w r
cnt koys. Tho melody indloator
shows whether any notes are In
tho harts or treble
AH models of the dulhrnnjott are
playribld by hnmi or roll and any
child Van piny oho. Tho motto qf
tho company Is "Basy to Blay."
AVhen you visit tho Homo Bcay-
tlful by all means tnko a good
look at" the White House Modol
tho lender of the Qulbrnnson llny-
N'cwest Vlctroln Dlsplnyctl.
Tho Ifomo Boautlful will not ba
short on muslp In fact there Is
nothing missing to mako this an
filfcal home and completo In every
onse of tho word. The- Hall Mu-
sic coiripnsy hrtS" gjjj Dlacod in
tho Homo Beautiful Victroln Ni
21 G ono of tho newest model f
tho Vlctrola line.
This special modol and also
model No. 220 wero recently nn
liqiinced by the Victor Talking
Machine Company in order to glvo
tho music-loving public a slllr Wid-
er vnrloty of choice. Jn designing
these new models tho Victor Com-
pany kept In nnd tho fact that
musical instrument has musical
value In proportlou tp the excel-
lence of Its performance nnd n"
more The qtinhty of Vldtrpla per
formance lids been assured through
r roaearch In tho recording and re
production of sound to which thoi
Vlclqr Company lias devoted Its
entity effort for over twenty-five
To Incorporate Vlctrola mimical
quality in a cabinet of simple mil
beautirul design to add such con-
veniences as Will assist operation
and to place the ensuing combina-
tion wltiiln reach of a large num-
ber of people has been the ta-M:
so successfully accomplished In tho
new models one 'of which can bo
neon when youfffiJW thojjftfmo
Unless you uso The Torrington you won't get alllho Jin
A had tn
from a dltiori
rtWrtl st I
r io btJ
9U" 'I Mil
'k1 Olc. XSold
--hi 0 -t
llil.11 i rcn ft. . ZsWnV: ol
lWWrr-2Eti XmMl I k " '"lnB.
ti ii rsn iityv " g ijr'iuaiW in tn0!t
t-ytMM rJfLWS I Mfir ') VPl' Ciuy O
o JtAm- irV noijTviII jfQtP'ly
ft WLSL nrTi 11 "Hi iV'flessJ
JA imiBHrJaYll ISwlTtl W
3m rST"lFK-.mB h ilTSS " AbllCnoy
WirnX YOU FILIi XOUIVOAR
orvlco station with
isitlyeiy tho best
Biious to do naa
any nioro hero
'Try our service
ft anil Cedar St
L'cxaa riionc SOI
'1185 f. o. b. Detroit
DltcStetl Whetlt Includtd
the opening of another new
XTOU are cordially invited to-vtSnTthisjjow
-- est of Torrington Shops whichy-nas just
been opened to take .care of thp-tiver grow-
ing demand for The Torrington Electric
Cleaner "the most faithfbrservant that ever
entered the home." Jr j .
The thousands of women ir this cfoy and
vicinity who already owrBorrnglon
Ulectnc Uleaners" can nocomfe flirect to
i ne re
No only is it
ance is on au.
bmts classf an'
B J A'
LmadK in-the improveti
clearJy'a)Darent in the in-
indLfiriTootnViess which now
e extend you a cordial invi:
1 .. i" .
I 11 Till M
lore qpautiriiibiit its pertorm-.
dediv higher nlarte arnnntr mri
k ease oh control is remarkable.
ation to ride in
aJC.halrners Six and to drive if yourself. A call
vis-win Dnng a prompt response.
Chalmers Six Prices
Passenger Touring! 185 -- Roadster 1 185
rasscnger iounng1645 fiedan-Coach 1585
j-rasscngcr sedfln 2195
Prices f. 0. b. Detroit. Revenue tax to be added
S -. .I.
;OWE & TOLER v . v
"915 Soiith 1st St. Telephoned ::;
Torrington headquarters for
suggesUons that will enable
utmost in comfortable deper
from this superior cleaner.
If you do noj yet know how rnuc
eiccinc cieaner can De an yc
to do is
Call? write or telenllone for
in yJhirown homj
Or a poit card request will bring a fully descriptive book;
"The Torrington Servant tn Your Home"
wk 4 Q&Mmi Engines
TTiyrEN to ah
The Tonring Car
Ail Ptiftt . o. b. Pontloc
Sport Touting .
Coup for Two
Coupe for Fiv
OakEhra 634 engine that has
deliveredtwenty thousand miles of service?
Its smooth and silent flow pf power amazes
wu! What Is the rjbason? Sturdy crankshaft
and conncctujaodyof thefinestmctalsl Cosdy
iatenteabromo-bflckcd bcanngs! Lightest of
moving paftsyFcducmg vibration to the mini-
mum! A tcesBure feed lubrication system con-.
stantly baming moving partsin oil! Cylinders
honed totflie smoothness of glass! And above
all accuracy and precision in manufacture.
Drive afycar-old Oakland-and you'll under
stand why Oakland's "Mileage Basis" gauge
such a true representation of real quality.
JK PATJNE. Manager.
1157 South First St. Telephone Number 231
The Torrington Shop
'.'"j ; . The Torrington Company . Established 1866..
:;-.;G()WDENPAyTON .HARDWARE'. COilVJXti'-...' .
:: : Address 217 PirVe St. Telephone Nd; . .; ;.. . i''
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The far greater number of good
Maxwells you see on the streets .!
shows clearly the momentous change; ' ;.' '
that has been wroughfin ntoor car . -:
buying. The literal truth is tliat the . ...'v r
good MaxwelLives more for the. ' V s
money than the public has been ac- ' V'
customed facetting. -That is why its .!' '
success is o- striking anaKsp sound.
RUnWft X TOT TCT? i :
91 5r South Flrsl SVeOTionb. 434' V
( o. . Detroit
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. Fivc'Passcngcr Taurine
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The Abilene Daily Reporter (Abilene, Tex.), Vol. 25, No. 47, Ed. 1 Sunday, June 24, 1923, newspaper, June 24, 1923; Abilene, Texas. (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth317337/m1/12/: accessed April 24, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Abilene Public Library.