C. W. Matheson
ILLINOIS TOURISTS HAVE CHAPTER OF ACCIDENTS. C. W. Matheson. of the well-known motor car company bearing his name, is seriously considering the awarding of a trophy to Mr. and Mrs. George Burton. of 3pringfield. 111., to commemorate a somewhat remarkable road Journey recently completed. To iiuote Mr. Burton: "Notwithstanding the fact that -e skidded into a canal bridge, went full-tilt into a fractious cow and were In collision with a high-powered touring car through no fault of our own, my wife and I brought our Matheson Silent Six through from our home in Springfield, III., to New York without a bolt or nut missing, the engine running in perfect shape, and even more extraordinary to relate, without having had a puncture or blow-out on the entire trip. We had all kinds of road conditions for the 1,500 odd miles we covered, and under the circumstances we consider ourselves somewhat fortunate." Mr. Burton and his wife are now Ing" the New Jersey shore points "do-and in two weeks time v.ill make the return journey by road w-ith Mr. Matheson's admonition "not to tempt Providence too severely."