St Louis and new auto factory BB on market

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St Louis and new auto factory BB on market - ST. LOUIS WILL . THY TO GET THE Forrest...
ST. LOUIS WILL . THY TO GET THE Forrest Ferguson, Chairman New Industries Committee, to Learn Why Macon Was Selected TO TRY TO GET FACTORY DESPITE SIGNED CONTRACT Russell Gardner, of Banner Bug-, gy Co., Plans a Million Dollar Auto Factory Coppahy to locate their factory in St! Louis, despite the known fact that a contract has already been signed to locate the factory in Macon. Russell E, Gardner, the famous buggy manufacturer in St. Louis, who put the Banner buggy on the market, contemplates engaging in the automobile manufacturing business and starting a million dollar concern. The Times says : An effort' may be made to .induce tho All-Steel Motor Company to.toeate ita'main fac-i'toTy in St .Louief despite the fact the edjripany has signed a two years'Iease f or a site at Ma-con,3Io. Forrest Ferguson, chairman of the New Industries Committee of ,tKpu. Business Men's League, : said, 1 Thursday, he' expected toi look into - the reasons why the Macoir:site finally had been selected over the' advantages offered by St; Louis. "Several of those financially interested in the new automobile factory are members of the Business Men's League and entered into the company after the site had been chosen. The advantages of Macon over St. Louis as an automobile center, however, are to be inquired into by ' Mr. Ferguson's committee. "It is explained the New Industrial Committee of the League meets wi the call of Chairman Ferguson only when negotiations for a new industry have preceded to : the point, of probably lo-' eating the proposed factory. Details of offering the St. Louis advantages are carried out by A. F. Versen, industrial commissioner of the league. "The All-Steel Motor Car Company, which purposes to manufacture a new style of automobile, is headed by Gen. E. J. Spencer, as president. .Among the St. Louisiana who have subscribed to stock are James E. Smith, George W. Simmons and JohnE. Pileher. "Russell E. Gardner of the Banner Buggy Company is said to have decided to enter the automobile manufacturings business with a capital of $1,000,000. Mr. Garduer could not be reached, Thursday, to verify ' the report. Gen. Spencer said that Mr. Gard ner sometime ago was asked to take au interest in the All-Steel in vestigation of the merits of the proposed new car were known. ' ' o Baptists Planning for Meeting. "At a meeting of the official board of the First Baptist church Tuesday night, it was unanimously decided; to recommend to the church for their consideration at the regular business meeting the following evening that thejr hold revival services, beginning the latter part of October or first part of November. The pastor, Car I Rev- Harris, is in correspondence 1 According to the St. Louis Times dated yesterday, an effort yet wilt be made by the St. LouiW Tilisinpss Men'a f.i'nmio in inrtiiAfco Aii.sti urnt r,' company, before a thorough with one of the leading evangel ists of the denomination whose services he hopes to secure and biter announcements, will be defi-."itelv made. .... . . New Store Now Open.. i Mae's Clothes Shop opened this morning. It is needless to say tliat this new establishment k a credit to the city and wc trust that the business will prove profitable. Many people visited the store today, and the maangement reports good trade. We Have Just Received and will place on Special Display MONDAY AT GIESELMAN" S it it a to v

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  1. The Macon Daily Herald,
  2. 04 Sep 1915, Sat,
  3. Page 1

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