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tour- j j i i Is j ! of ; M '- '- Out of the West come tales of its thrilling 1 1 aeeas Far from smooth boulevards, on ice -covered -covered mountain passes and sand-swept sand-swept sand-swept desert trails miles from a service station . . . that's where you get the real measure of a motor car! And that's where the Gardner Eight-in-line Eight-in-line Eight-in-line Eight-in-line Eight-in-line has proved to all America that it has the right kind of stuff in every inch of it! That's why each passing month sees it rising higher and higher in public esteem! Makes Slowest High-Gear High-Gear High-Gear Run on Record On March n, 1925, a stock Gardner Eight-in-line Eight-in-line Eight-in-line Eight-in-line Eight-in-line thrilled the West with a great performance feat the slowest 04-hour, 04-hour, 04-hour, high-gear high-gear high-gear run on record! Nineteen consecutive times it fought its way up and down forbidding Lookout Mountain, near Denver, at an average speed of but 7f miles an hour. Without onee exceeding a speed of 10 miles an hour on the upward climb. Not a single drop of water or oil was added on the entire 024-mile 024-mile 024-mile trip. iSK gallons of gasoline fueled the run. The 2,107-Mile 2,107-Mile 2,107-Mile U. S. Mail Run Starting on May 15, 1025, a second stock Gardner Eight-inline Eight-inline Eight-inline Eight-inline carried the U. S. Mails 2,107 miles over the worst roads in Arirona, California, Old and New Mexico in 59 hours, 27 minutes, averaging better than 15 miles to each gallon of gasoline, more than 8S7 miles to each quart of oil, and completing the entire run without a single nwhaniral Yosemite Economy Run And right on the heels of this came news of Gardner's great victory in the ninth annual Yosemite-Camp Yosemite-Camp Yosemite-Camp Curry Economy Run. A stock Gardner Eight-in-line Eight-in-line Eight-in-line Eight-in-line Eight-in-line breeccd home an easy winner in the $fff? 9 eight-cylinder eight-cylinder eight-cylinder class. It averaged 17.7S miles to each gallon of gasoline. It used only pint of oil for the Sh 1m GARDNER SIX r EIGHT-IN-LINE EIGHT-IN-LINE EIGHT-IN-LINE EIGHT-IN-LINE EIGHT-IN-LINE 360-mile 360-mile 360-mile pull. It was the only car in any class to cover the entire course on its original original water supply. Establishes Record for Mt. Wilson Climb Then, on November 13th, with Norman Etges at the wheel, a Gardner Eight-in-line Eight-in-line Eight-in-line Eight-in-line Eight-in-line sped on to a new stock-car stock-car stock-car record for the famous Mt. Wilson climb. Gardner's time for this 9H' mile dash was 25 minutes, 2 seconds. This was the second annual Los Angeles Evening Express run a strictlystock car event the first to be held under American Automobile Association sanction. Wins Pomona Bulletin Challenge Trophy Another long-standing long-standing long-standing record fell on December 8, 1925, when a stock Gardner Eight-in-line Eight-in-line Eight-in-line Eight-in-line Eight-in-line Touring sped up Camp Baldy Road to Icehouse Canyon in high gear, clipping more than a minute from the former record for this famous California California grade. There is a rise of one mile in the elevation between the start and finish of this 8-mile 8-mile 8-mile course yet the Gardner covered the distance in the remarkable time of 13 minutes, 3i5I0 seconds. Public Esteem Mounting Higher and Higher Such outstanding performance on the hills and highways of Africa and in the hands of Gardner owners everywhere explains why each passing month sees the Gardner Eight-in-line Eight-in-line Eight-in-line Eight-in-line Eight-in-line rising higher and highe in public esteem. You'll enjoy reading "Thrjiiing Deeds" the interesting boolet ' which tells the nr. ;3 whole story 0 these record runs. Write The Gardner Motor Co., Inc, St. Lows, for it. REO MOTOR SALES COMPANY ' Main 763 Gardner Distributor Gardner Retail Merchant: CLARENCE CRANE, Arthur, 111. Decatur, 111.

Clipped from The Decatur Herald07 Mar 1926, SunPage 11

The Decatur Herald (Decatur, Illinois)07 Mar 1926, SunPage 11
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