J.C. Fast defends auto industry 22 Sept 1917

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Is more dispatch. This makes seven passenger cars now In use by this company. delivered of wei>k one cits' cars cms setting on shipments for for has the on take company Cal- Include It Auburn time have trouble the tho railroad trouble a freight company the middle been ten the FAST DEFENDS AUTO INDUSTRY Says It Has Lessened "Man Fanv ine" by Making One Man Do Work of Several. Elwood serving some position work. last $32Q0, J. C. Fast, of the Fast-Oswalt Motor Car company, takes exception to the view expressed by certain wrltors^slnce there has been so much talk about economizing during the va r. "A recent editorial In a standard mng.i7.lnc treated tho automobile as a luxury, " Mr. Fast said. "It hardly seems possible that anyone could have such a conception of the facts. Tf over an Industry was justified It is tho automobile Industry. I "Started, possibly as a luxury, it has developed unprecedented strides unill the predominant thought In tho cisual mind Is, possibly, the wonderful wonderful volume. "Volume, however.^ Is not what should make us appreciate the automobile, automobile, but Its entrance Into every twiction of business. Without It. TAislness could not exist In Its present magnitude. Needed Tri Business. "The crying need of every business Is men: the crying need of the countries at war Is men. Franco was saved at the battle of tho Marne by automobiles. Xiook about you everywhere and note how the automobile automobile Is multiplying men In every walk of life. The doctor makes throe times tho number of calls; the salesman salesman makes .three times the number of visits; tho merchant widens his territory and makes the delivery wagon take the place of three men Tho farmer no longer spends tho entire day in his trip to town; entire roplmonts are shifted to tho place needed; and the tank—a magnified automobile—Is deciding present land battles. "With men, under present condl tlons—dlverted-to-othar-sources,_ev.ety_ business should make a careful study and let the automobile .In Its \nrlous fop'ms solve its man problem. 'Col­ lier's' recently had an article on the 'Alan Famine'; the answer is the automobile. automobile. Pleasure a Justification. "I could cheerfully Justify our present automobile production In simply giving to the world the quota of pleasure and health that It does, but U Is absolutely wrong to pass un noticed an Injustice to an Industry that in this time of service is. doing so much to fill the business needs and to make the winning of the war possible." , The llayncs Ind., this tho year-has observe his business, qualified country Mr. credence point Ho is motoif of the of his many aro Mr. car, IK!>3, and after reached

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  1. Muskogee Times-Democrat,
  2. 22 Sep 1917, Sat,
  3. Page 13

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