The Daily Review from Decatur, Illinois on July 12, 1914 · Page 6
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The Daily Review from Decatur, Illinois · Page 6

Decatur, Illinois
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Sunday, July 12, 1914
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Page Six T H E D E C A T U B R E V I E W Sunday Morning, July 12. 1914, Sidney J. King's Visit Decatur. to who is also t, member of Kappa. Delta Chi fraternity »t Mllllkln. Thay wlJJt from Rocky Ford to Colorado Bprlngit and exDCCt to leave for Denver soon. · · » Knew HI, Limitation. Detroit Free Pr«si.--"I don't want to bras about myself. I have done many foolish things In my tlnu, but I've teen wise in one way " "Whit's that'" "I never had En Idea that I could paper a bedroom myself/* MORE WILL FILE * THEIR PETITIONS Judge Smith Forgot for a Mara«»* the Xfctnltr ot ° E «- No new petitions were filed by candidates for county offices Saturday, lut more TV ill be filed. Judge O W. Smith, who will b» a Republican candidate to succeed himself, forgot all about the necessity ut Setting out a. petition until after ««VJ eiai had been filed. Then he started * petition of his own in circulation and It will be on file In a few daya.' The primal leg will be held Sept. 9. The voters will have plenty of chances to vote this jear. They already have bid a township election, cchool election and judicial primary The judi* cial election nvlh be held July 28 The county primary will be held on Sept 9, and then comes the election Nov. 3 Sidney J. King. Road Map Maker in his "Pathfinder,' a big National roadster. More From Decatur and More Stop En Route. In spite of dusty rends and swelter- Ins weather, many Decatur people started out on tours in their cars during the past ^.eek There wero also a I«rss number of tourists in the citv from various parts of the country. Most of the tourists reported that outside, of the dust, which Is deep In places, the. roads In this part of the co'intrj are in good condition SOME OF THE TRAVELERS The Misses and June Ewlng "Sirs Kwlng and Robert Schauck. of Boston, ana Ralph DeVanse, of Bloomlngton, went to Feorta in BwHs s Hudson touring car last Tuesday From Peo- rla the party went to Ch'aaso The} returned to Decatur th« last of the week. George W Hughes, of Hum", 111 president of this division of the Pike's Peak Orean to Ocean Hishwav association -vias in Decatur last Wednesday on an Inspection tour of the hlghwa-v Mr Hjghes was traveling with his daughter Miss Marv Hughes in his new sU-cyllnder Premier roadster. From Decatur Mr Hughes went to Springfield, Jacksonville, anil then on to Denver, Colo Mr Hughes stated that it was the Intention of the association to K^eo the roads in this part of the «tate in good shipe so t h ? t feme of the appron» iation of congress can be secured for the Illinois roads TO VTBST VIRGINIA Ross ^ enter" and famllv !22 Vorth f h u r r h street. left TVfdnesday of last week In his Cadlllae touring car for Ohio and TVost Virginia Thcv ^ cut by the wav of Indianapolis, rinclntiat! and Hairllton to a farm IT West Virginia wh»--e they win visit relatives They will return to Decatur about August first C E \Vard and famllj 77 1 ; West Macon street left Dfcatur Saturday afternoon in their Hudson six-cylinder touring car for Indianapolis From there ther win £o to Terre Haute They et- pect to return in about ten davi Mr and Mrs Elton Llndamood arrived in Decatur last week from their home in Los Angeles, Cal They made the trip In th»!r For*! touring car in about four weeks' time Mr Lilnda- mood expect* to return to California In the car. He reports that th» roads were in good shape for pracfl-allv all of the trip Elton Llndamood and William Lindamood made a trip to Peorla last week in Mr Elton Llndamood s Ford car. REACH MEMPHIS Word bas been received from Arthur B Bottrell and family, who left Decatur about a week a^o In their Jeffery touring car for Memphis Tenn, that they arrived without any mishap. They reported that thev did not have a puncture In the whole trip of over 500 miles They stated that the roads were In good condition, but that the country was dry. Otis Bassler. who le't with his mother and sister for a trip through northern Michigan last week In his Cadillac car, writes back that he has made the trip as far as Detroit without any mishaps He states that he found the roads In fine condition between here and Chicago. TO MINNEAPOLIS. L. D Barbey, 1444 North Main street, started Monday with his family for Minneapolis, Minn, In his Cadillac tour- iny car A party from Kansas City went through Decatur last week on theii way north on a pleasure trip They said the roads w e r e good until thej got into Illinois, where thej were terribly dust}, FROM MAMMOTH CAVE. A party of four from Madison, Wls , arrived in Decatur Tuesday In a Paige touring car on their n a y home from Mammoth Caie, Kj Those in the party were George Gollmer, Mrs Bosshard, Mrs Drons and Jlrs. Gallister They expect to arrive in Madison in about a week. They raport the roads In the state good aside from being disagreeably dusty. They also reported a general dry condition throughout all of the teirltory they covered. Mr. and Mrs. George Selby and Mi and Mrs George Alexander, of Mottley, O, armed in Decatur Monday evening in their Franklin little six They were on their way to Wyoming and Idaho on a h u n t i n g and fishing trip A.T NIAGARA FALLS Word has been received from Wendall Cross and Earl Kelllngton. who left Decatur last Sunday for Niagara Fal's on their motorcvcles, that they h a \ e a i l i v e d at the Falls and had an excellent trio They lUll return to Decatur about the beginning of next week OVER GOOD ROADS. M Maxon and family, 122 West Grand ' a v e n u e , returned this week from Marietta, O , Tihere they have been visiting I "Mr JIa\on s mother, Mrs Mary A Ma\on, v, ho is over S5 jears old The p i r t v m i d e the trip In their automobile Mr. Ma-ton stated that the roads In I n d n n a and Ohio were good, but f'at the streets of Dayton were even worse than North Main street, Deci- tur, betn een the square and the Wabash tracks From Richmond, Ind.. to Indianapolis, Mr. Maxon followed the old National Flice air line. This road li ever "2 miles lone and is considered one of the best In the central wnt. On his way home Mr. Maxon was caught In one of the heaviest rains he had ever seen. After It had stopped, he said that the pike was as free from mud ai a flushed city street. DUSTY ROADS. W. L. Dennis, til North Water street, { has just returned from an automobile trip, made In his Carterear, but says that on account of the extremely heav y trave 1 in the vicinity of Peoria and Ottawa the roads are very dusty. Mr. Dennis became acquainted with Simon C Gelger, the good roads enthusiast and tracer of the Chicago-Starved Rock trail, during; the trip. KEW CARS. Mrs A W. Conklln, 607 North Franklin street recently ordered through A. H. Drysdale, a 1915 model, six cylinder, six passenger Locomobile tojringr car. The car will be specially finished according to Mrs. Conklin's plans The car v\iH arrive about Aug 15 It v\ 111 be one of the finest cars In the city Fao Walt, 815 West Main street, has purchased a Ford touring car Conrad Blenz, 237 North Jackson street recently purchased a Hudson six ciUnder, 40 horse power touring car Sam Bodman of the firm of Hughes j nnd Bodman at Bement, purchased a · Jeffrev four cylinder touring car the first of last week and drove It hom«. A. Duncan of Moweaqua bought a Jeffrey four cylinder touring car last week. .Joseph Cooper of Emory, 111, purchased a Jeffrey four cj Under touring car last week. Seven 1816 Hudsons have been sold In Decatur, but none have been delivered, owing to non-arrival of cars The S!T cylinder Overland It Is said will be out Aug 1 Sidney J. King, the good roads advocate, and author and publisher of the Automobile Red Book, was In Decatur last week in hU National roadster He and hl« wife have been touring this part of the state for the past five week* mapping the best roads between the various cities As a result of this j tour of inspection, there will'"' be a number of changes in th« King's Official Road Guide for the coming season. There will also be a, number of new routes added. ROUTES ADDED. Among the local routes to bs added and those to be changed are th* following: The road from Decatur to Fana has been put on the map and a new route from Pana to Springfield has been marked The route from Decatur to Springfield will be left on the north road, according to Mr. King who said that he had Investigated the new Ocean to Ocean road going through MechaniCBburg, but that there would have to be more work done on It before it was as good as the north road through Niantic. TO SOUTH, Mr. King reported that the west | road from Decatur to Elwin had been recently graded and was much Improved The road between Decatur and Taylorvllla will also be marked on next year s map. This road has never been on the road-map before There will also be a number of additions In other parts of the state. 140,000 MILES Mr King has been doing road-man work for the past fourteen years and has traveled over 140,000 miles In his cars. His guides explain every right | and left turn, roads on right or left and all landmarks, with speedometer distances He has his car equipped with two speedometers In order that one may check the other and thus insure accuracy If one differs from the other tho error Is located He also had a ten chime Gabriel horn attached to hU car, which attracted a great deal of attention by the tunes he played on it. He left Decatur Thursday for Pana, Springfield and Terre Haute, Ind His guide books are on sale at all the auto supply houses In Decatur. Hotelkeepers President. Horace Wiggins of the Hotel Jefferson Peorla has been elected president of the Illinois Hotelkeepers' association. TELL OF TRIP IN THE WEST Fiord Stables and Melbourne Evans In Colorado. Word has been received from Floyd Stables and Melbourne Evans, two former Mllllkln students, now teachers In manual training, who left for Colorado about a v,eek ago, that they were In Colorado Springs and would leave for Denver In a day or two. They went from Decatur to Emporla, Kan , where they visited Hobart Moses, a former student of Mllllkln and a fraternlts brother of both Stables and Evan-* From Emporla, they went to Rocky Ford where they saw Dean Stanley, !LLINOJ9§|KtRACTION 'The Road of Good Service. At! train* leave terminal, corner Wood and Water itreeta (Subject to chance without nott«.) West Bound. ft 20 t * t l ID 1 ...sum- ) · 5 15....p.m «::5....a.ra ! 12 I 8 10....inn 800. ..cum I * 1 21 . pm i * 0:10....a m. t · 3 £i....p nx. V 85....p at 10 00... a.m [ 400 p m 11 15....pit -*"· Limited x Parlor car (a* Connects at Springfield wltb parlor cat Cor fit. Lout* ·· Limited for Springfield only St. Loul* sleeper leaves Sprlnicfield a' 2 3S avm. Open for occupancy at 9 00 (MB. East Bound. S*IO....a.iii. i *IU Kn.. a m. i 4 30. 8BO....a.m I "12 I :«l...ptr 8.05....a.m. i * 2 949....P.ID » SO....a-m. I I S O p.m. I 11 ·Limited. xParlor car. North Bound. 3:80....a.m. i 1:20. ?.pm · I-S5....n.m )« 9BO....a.Tn 3*30... p.m MOID a.m !· 4 10....p.m. | 11-15....p.m ·12-10 pm I 11TO pm ·Paorla IJmlted. Traffic Manager Sprlnicflela I. M, HATMAXEK. Ganarmi Aisat Decalur, $5OO $550 Runabout F. O. B. Detroit Touring Car Immediate Delivery. . Car Complete. No Extras to Buy. JULY SHIPMENT JUST ARRIVED Buy It Because It's a Better Car COME AND SEE J. C. STARRSON Lincoln Square. VEHICLES Decatur, 111. HARNESS AUTOMOBILES J\ IT 99 j\ Specifications: Sixty Horsepower. Six Cylinders in Fairs T-Head Motor 4%-inch Bore--7-in. Stroke Tungsten Steel Valves 37x5-inch Tires 144-inch Wheel Base Electric Self Starter and Generator Electric Lights Complete Up-to-Date Equipment Seven passenger, six cylinder touring car Five passenger, six cylinder touring car Two passenger, six cylinder roadster .. Five passenger, four cylinder touring car. $2350 $1895 $1895 $1595 When investigating automobiles offered, you will find that a great many manufacturers offer about the same equipment with the idea in mind of impressing the prospective purchaser that good equipment is the whole story. Good equipment means something, but not everything. f When looking, look farther than equipment and the car itself and consider what is behind--the factory and its organization, and what they stand for. "Mitchell" t y o Both Phones. 340-360 E. Main St. Decatur, HI. When You Want FISHING TACKLE That's Fit For FISHING Bay Yoar Tackle of Us. THE FISHING SEASON IS WOW AT ITS HEIGHT. Kellington Dieckhoff 345 N. Main St. USED CARS AT A BARGAIN ONE 1914 Runabout--demonstrator--as good as new; used thirty days. --ALSO-One Studebaker Touring Car. One Overland Touring Car. One Ford Runabout. All cars in good running condition. Come and see J. G. Starr Son Lincoln Square, Decatur, HI. ^ ^ WS P A PER WSPAPER!

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