LA Herald, Dec. 6, 1895, p. 2
AWARDS TO MOTOCYCLES Aledals and Money Distributed by tbe Times=Herald The" Racing Results Were Not Very Satisfactory, Satisfactory, but the Horseless Carriage Is an Inlant Vet CHICAGO, Deo. s.—The judges ol the Times*lleralo motocycle contest met today today and carefully considered the cl&ims lof tho vehicles, which in the Thanksgiving tlsy contest. Thoy awarded the g Id medal to the Morris and Salome eloctrobat of Philadelphia, on the following following points: Safety, case of control, axsenco of noise, vtbiation, beat and odor, cleanliness and general excellence of design and workmanship. Tbe first money prize of $2000 was awarded to the Uneven Mi tor Wagon company of Springfield, JMass. This tnotocvoie came in lirsi in the road race and also secures favorable notice for range of speed, wilh compactness of design H . Mueller of Decatur, 111., was awarded $1600, and is mentioned for good per fornianee in the road race and eoonomy of opersittn, The oilier awards wvre Sturges HleOtrlo Mot ri de of Chicago, $50(1; It. H. Jleyer rf£ Co. of New Vi rk, IBOOj U.W. Leni's of Cblcogo, $'i 00; Ha es .V; Appereon, Kokomo. In 1., $180j Mux Hertel. 1100 and the De La Verne company company of New YorK, $5(1. The Morris ami Salome and the Sturges vehicles were propelled by Itosuge batteries batteries and the olhers by gasoline or semiproduct semiproduct of petroleum. The race was run on n fifty-mile course, n font r'r-p in snow ai d slush, hut tae awards are largely largely based on the results BbOWO 111 an elaborate elaborate scries id scientific tests, oonductei by Messrs. Sumtneis it Lun Jie, in Chicago Chicago A Canadian contest is scheduled for May 1896, and an announcement 's expected expected in n few days of a l-ia race to be held near New York some time next summer. summer.