Matheson Automobile Co.
Italy. returning the I Mr. all nor now be capacity: such in we dyes, 1.8U0 this this AUTOMOBILES. AUTOMOBILES. time I hut I build- us : I ii I 4) 4 4 a i j J j T , x Ti: Kree iviatnesors Win . FIRST, SECOND AND THIRD TIME PLACES IN III MILES MID-WINTER CONTEST From Philadelphia to W'ilkesbarre and Return Against a Field of 32 CONTESTANTS including these cars: 2 Peerless, 1 Stearns, 1 Studcbakcr, 2 Cadillacs, 1 Acme. 3 Stoddard Daytons, 1 Elmore, 2 Franklins, 3 Mitchells, 2 Wintons, 3 Oldsmobiles, 2 Maxwells, 2 Knoxes, 2 Ramblers, J Buick, 1 Premier. Only three of the tliiriy-t wo earn had perfect time scores anil these three were MathesoiiH. thi: course "The ' most difficult, hazardous, even dangerous endurance run ever held in America." Philadelphia Public Ledger. "Three hundred miles over snow-covered roads made slippery and dangerous by ice and frozen ruts, through the roughest and stiffest automo-biling country in the state." Phila. Press. "Words hardly de- . scribe the conditions, "an I only those riding realized the difficulties encountered every inch of the w a y." Philadelphia Record. No. 7 Matheson Wins First Place Uor 3IaeDoiiald & Campbell $G()0 Cup. This car, owned and entered by Mr. F. M. Kirby, W'ilkesbarre,.: Pa., and driven by Mr. Kirby's chauffeur, William Miller, is a regular ; stock Matheson touring car which Mr. Kirby had driven over 7,000 miles prior to entering. it in the contest. Actual running time, 5 hours and 31 minutes, Philadelphia to Wilkesbarre, 154.3 miles, breaking all previous records. 'o. l. Matlreson, entered anc" driver by Mr. Ross Anderson, Wilkesbarre, Pa., was a regular stock Matheson touring car which had covered 18,000 miles in service prior to entering this contest. Actual running time, 6 hours and 4 minutes, Philadelphia to Wilkesbarre, 154.3 miles; also new record time. No. ( 3Iatheson, entered by ourselves, was a regular stock Matheson touring car which hed covered 12,000 miles in service prior to entering this contest. Actual running time, 5 hours and 24 minutes, Philadelphia to Wilkesbarre, 154.3 miles, the fastest time ever made by any car over this course, summer or winter. Only one stop was maclf on account ot tire trouble, proving our cllm that the Mathfson Car. iluc to its beautiful balance, chain drive and multlpl iIIbc clutch, is the oasicFt car on tlrca. Our customers usually cover from 5,000 to 10.000 miles on their original tires. THE CONCLUSION: The 3Iatlieson Car has proved in every endurance run it has entered that it In far and away the most reliable and serviceable as well as the most economical and the tastent touring ear in nil the world. AND THIS IS ALSO OUR GUARANTY. Matheson Automobile Company 1886-1888 ER0ADWAY, Corner 62d Street, NEW YORK CITY Wc nlll exhibit nt Mnilixon Simnrr Unnlrn Shon. Jn. 1 0-Si.t, i fM!. Drmoiiatrntloti. 1 Appointment. Members A. I.. A. M.