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- - V - lllj5aafiaigSBgF - Whomalmac NdtureMaftBmldsuomasMMad Charles Kelloggt the nature man who las a xhltot in San Francisco durina tte vast Vfcch in his Travel - Log a huge California redwood hollowed out converted into a valace car andf mounted on a Nash Quad truck Kellogg is planning to tour the East h the attractive vehicle assssssssssssssssBllMssWlsi - iiiiBPsssssssbsssssssBIssssssssssss1 rsssssssssssssssTOsfl1PllTi3llsssssasssl I LssssssrT bsssssssssssbssssssssssssssssssssssbsssssssssssss1 bsssssssssssKSbSsBSissssssIF tT sstMissssssssssssssssssssHssHsssasssssssssssssI BjBjBjBHBjraBBBBaanBBaajjFa t - lbbsWibsssssssssssssssssssbssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssI sstMferiftssssssssssssssslisa r PriaissMnTsssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssIr REDWOODteBODY Hiii urn Hollowedr - Out Section of Tree Is Mounted on Chassis of the Sturdy Nash Quad IV imagine a California giant redwood tree mounted on an automobile truck chaiels appearing In yaudevlllel The fancy stretches the Imagination itia admitted but It is neverThi less fact The truck Is on of the famous Nash Quads the tree cam from the forests of the Eel river country InHumboldt county and the man who will use It on his vaudeville tours as a part of the soenery and InlcldenUlly as an advertisement of California is Charles Kellogg of Santa Clara county the man with the VBlrdTolce WILL TAKB TftBB JLL6XQ Kellogg who during twenty - two years as an entertainer has become widely renowned is an ardent lover of nature He sings with his throat do the birds has a range of more than nine octaves and so true to nature Is hi wartllng that the birds themselves cannot tell the difference when he tries It on them Some monthsago Kellogg conceived the idea of taking a section of Cali fornia redwood with him on hU travels The Nah Motors Company built him a Nash 8ud truck to order and hipped It to his ranch Von the side of Mount Hamilton twenty miles south of San Jose In this truck Kellogg and his wife journeyed to Scotia in the Kel river country and secured from the Pacific Lumber Company a section of living redwood twenty - two feet long and thirty - three feet in circumference 4 BODV MADE OFXOO After many dlffloultles this wa hollowed out first being stripped of Its bark The section which weighed more than forty tons was moved Into position for working by the aid of the quad After trying many schemes Without success the hollowlng - out process was Anally completed Then the section was jacked up the truck was run beneath it and the 0O - pound mass was lowered On to the chasels The weight of the log was reduced more than a thousand pounds by drying it oUf It was fitted with redwood doors and inside with beds kitchenette a yacht lavatory closets and eleetrlo UghU and the bird - y diced man was ready to go Proudly driving his Quad with its startling - looking body Kellogg set out a few days ago from his ranch for a three months engagement In the South and East in vaudeville 1 f TOLBM HOTOR - CARI Detective Edward Erwaln Dallas Tex has recovered 101 stolen motorcars during the last three years Some of the oars have been recovered as many as a thousand miles from Dallas m i n f BROAD SMILE Fihe Business Year Is Closed by Bearings Service Co Says Western Manager Nation - wide organisation by the Bearings Service Company national representatives for Hyatt Tlmkln end New Departure - bearlnrs was largely perfected by the esUbllsh ment of twenty - two offices through out the United States and Canada during the twelve months ended Sep tember 1 D BBerler Western district man ager for the Bearings Service Com pany declares that despite the highly satisfactory business done in the last fiscal year he expects a large Increase during the present twelve - month period Not only was our last year suo - ceesiuitrom a purely business standpoint added Bevler but also from the standpoint of knowlnar that we have firmly established ourselves and filled a long - felt want we feel we have done a real service In making If possible for the automobile dealer garage man and car owner to obtain bearing requirements from complete stocks carried In each of our twenty two branches

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  1. San Francisco Chronicle,
  2. 14 Oct 1917, Sun,
  3. Page 6

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