Matheson Automobile Co.
Modera- Early Efforts Show Cars In Trouble. Just as Belden moved away from the grand stand the first telephone report of other cars cam In. The first report was of au accident. It was to the effect that the Thomas car. No. 4. which started badly, had broken a cylinder at East Norwich, six and one-filth miles from the starting point. At C : 15 the Pope-Toledo No. 3 and the Matheson, No. 3. were reported as having passed over Westbury. After that the announcer was kept busy giving the positions of the cars. No. 12. the Locomobile, was reported at Nor-wkh at 6.1s. seven minutes after the start, showing that Tracy was driving bis car at Ihe approximate speed of a mile a minute. The Thomss car. No. 6, passed Bull's Head at 6 18, Just as the Oldsnio-blle. the first car to start, reached the 5-mlle point. The report from the Olds-mobile Indicated that that car was In trouble. The net report, from the Thomas, No. 6, was that It had stopped at Old Westbury turn, 14 2-6 miles from the start. I.o Won got his car away again after a short delay.