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THE DETROIT FREE PRESS SUNDAY. ?ULY 2, 1940 Signs for Left Turns Needed Voald Curb One-Way Street Hazards Motor Festival Brings Buick Bug from Retirement Famous Buick to Be Honored 'Bug Is Coming Back for Motor Festival 225,000 Autos Seen for July 1940 Model Output ls N earing End r-p-sns" HI SPORT SECTION Pontiac Awarded Contest Winner I it- "is. j ' . - ' j Bt WILL K. MaeDONALD Automotive Editor Streaking pavemcnta with yellow guide lines and dotting curbs with bus stop, car stop and don't stop signs. Traffic Engineer Cochran assured himself that he had inaugurated a safe and sane one-way street system pleasing to pne and all. Relying upon his survey reports, charts, and tables of street loads, jie spotted along the one-way streets what he estimated to be just enough signs and painted lines to keep motor travel moving and under control. Relying upon his keen vision, Mayor Jeffries spotted so many traffic signs that he became somewhat annoyed. But, as the days roll by and blood pressures of motorists are sent soaring by narrow, escapes from serious crashes, the conviction grows that Engineer Cochran rmist have made a mistake in his estimate. Also, that the Mayor, though he did see what he considered an overdose of traffic signs, did not see the one most needed. The important sign that isn't there is the one instructing car drivers how to make a proper left turn from a one-way street. Also missing are the yellow guide lines indicating the lane to be entered by the motorist who plans to make left turn from a one-way street at the next intersection. Each day, with these signs missing, scores of motorists drive through one-way streets often for the first time and attempt left turns from the middle lane instead of from the left curb lane. Then brakes squeal as other drivers are forced to emergency stops. Good brakes, to date, have held the one-way street crash rate low, but guide signs and guide lines would eliminate this serious traffic threat. Used Car Shortage Present signs indicate a used car shortage may develop this summer, according to J. C. Ullery, director of used car merchandising at the De Soto factory. "You can get the picture very quickly from reading almost any financial page," he said Saturday. "When people make money they spend it, and one of the first things they spend it for is a better automobile. This not only means stepping up to a higher-priced new car but stepping up to a better used car. There are nearly 19,000,000 automobile owners who have never bought a new car, and they own about 40 per cent of all the automobiles in the world. "There are less than 20,000 'new car' dealers who must handle more than 250 used cars for every 100 new cars they sell. De Soto dealers have been fortunate in fretting into their used car departments trade-ins of two, three and four-year-old cars. Payroll increases have spurred the demand for the models, and continuation of this better used car buying must eventually result in a depletion of these inventories. So, it is entirely possible for a shortage of select used cars to develop." Cadillac Awards t First awards of Cadillac Standard Used Car Plaques were announced Saturday. Honored for fulfillment of strict regulations in the conduct of their used car departments were the Bay District Motors of Santa Monica, Calif., and the Cadillac Automobile Co. of Boston. The program for the plaque awards was worked out by C. R. Kirkpatrick, Cadillac-La Salle used car manager, after a series of conferences with used car managers throughout the country. It is based on the application of certain fundamental used car principles over an extended period, and plaques are awarded for consistently conforming with an "ideal" system of used car operation. Vessel Passages AT DETROIT CP JULY 28 ', Norton. S 35 p. m J C. f? ":: (; Morrell. el.. B:()5; M.Laan. .f. T, B. Quarrm. arr., 8:36; Curuelius. 10; fcoum i'ark, rr.. 10;ao. VP JULY 27 Phippn 12.10 a. m.: Vsrona. 1" W: T"wneml, 1S;S5: R. B. rtertt. ft-, 1:1?: Hwn Butler. 1:40: H. W. Smllh. 15: 'iiimule, 5:40: starkhousp, li.ln; fcop-ni'iei. ;i.3o; (has. Hubbard. 3:40: B. L. .Vmuh. .1:4ft: Humrli k-Lake Pleaunt, arr.. 4 !": Ontadoc. 6:0ft: Victorious. 6:10: H.i!la ft ;5: Rafkaloon, b:3b: Ffrbert, IS .40: LaBelle. 5:46; llavwk. it: Sehooll-k"(. Jr.. arr., B:aO; Gary. 7:15: Fronteuac. -!; Tremainr, arr.. 8:26; Dow ChfiuiciU. 5 15: O. O. Pout, 10:2U; Job. Wood. 11: Nnnuom, U:!S6: Weatoftl. "., lfJO: Until. Walla'f. 11:50- Harvard. 11 :&.-: I'tiimhiM-K, arr.. 12:35 p. m.: Pjni s.lini-icter. l::ll); Hoyt, 2:15; Cornell. 2:W: ' ivum, 2:411: HuniDhrey, 2 :45: Corey, o: Limlahury. :a0:w Chamliera. cl . 4 -:5: Wrateual. -l.. 6: W.L. Klnit.. ': Jair.-n Mania, arr., 5:30: J. E. LpolJ, 6 0; Batkbay. 6:45; wwt arr- 8. DOWN JULY 2fl Sha.l 9;o p. m.: Kinney. P:M: IV.nner In- Pink, arr., 10: Harlwell. lo-16: lalverliy, Jr., 10.20; Hcckin. 10 V0; J. L. BeiM. 11:60. DOWN JULY S7 James-Maida, cl., 18:10 . m : Sweden. J- V'i; Vanuoe, 2:40; J. C. Miller. 25: Siutpl. 8:60; Sniinuw, 8:88; H. D. Vm, 3 ao; Wilkmnon. 3:40; Jim Brown. ;; rowle. 4:30; South Park, c ., 4:46; C. Wt, cl.. 6:10: Preneott. 610: Ouo "''si, :lS; w. D. Crawford, arr., g-60; I E. T)avidon, 7:05: Peter While. 7:20: er:nd, 7:50: Younretown. 7:55: fw luien Soc-ony. 9:10; Oc-owan. arr.. 10 .10; IJimn.nd Alkali, 10:40; Henry Kord, arr.. 'I :-'"; Sarnian. S p. m.. Ball Brm.. 2 40; P M. Weir, arr., 3:50: J,k, arr, 4:40; Jfarkham. 6:20: Morrow. 6:45: Carrolllon. A. A. Hudeon, arr.. 7:10: Shaw .vn Barge 7:16: Covalt, rr.. 8:10. AT MACKINAW CITY UP JULY 2 ; Impke State. 8 p. m.: Crowley, 9:30. TTP JULY 27 'Murphy. 12:10 a. m.: Gtlllei, 12-40: JotM. S 30; T,ta. S:!20: Aihley. 3:60: s-hoonmaker. 4: Harvester. 4:60: Manuel. !": Briu, 5:60: Carrol Thompaon. : : Connelly. 7:,vi; Calumet. Baker. H50: Wuilen. 9. phiUip Block. 10: Zephyr. Munjon, w r vniiie. 12:20 p. m : tni'h Thompaon. 12:40: Leopold. 1: f'lttereiip. Lake sapor and Lake Fruialliy. 1 ': Clyde, 1-50; Outarite, 2 30: Paisley i'"' Munimnr, 5:40: Sumac and H'aii-he H.. a:M; Rnuwelapr. . DOWN JULV 2 Bi.ksnn. S:in p. m.: Friek. midnight. DOWN JULY 27 .i, rnwer. i:ou: utc -"" '.'ennnr Oln. c..lliv.n Ain- Wyan- ""tie. 6.40; Ueorge, Crawlord, :a0. T.alceton. 13 nn a m Hut'-hinwn. 1 50 ' e.i.ig . 3 ?(J; Kilns. 3:5n; Wilbert Smith '"' a. H. Taylor. 7:50; Ofhorne. 5 40 "em irk D ill, Mim 1- 40 n m' . l'. rnnner. 1:20 i'il- . ' ' -'''ZT': it 'V- W: - 1 This famous Buick Bug that made racing history in the automobile world 30 years ago has been reconditioned by Chief Engineer Charles A. Chayne, at left, and his engineering staff for its feature appearance at the Flint Motor Festival. Hudson Makes '41 Coupe Seats Wide Roominess Stressed in New Models Entirely new coupe bodies emphasize the new body styling featured In the 1941 Hudson models to be publicly announced, Hudson engineers pointed out Saturday. In these models a long, low-swung, racy appearance is achieved by the longer' wheel-bases, lower, more flowing body lines and sweeping new rear-deck contours characteristic of all 1941 Hudsons. Coupe body types are available in all three lines of Hudson cars for 1941. Two coupe models are offered, a three-passenger coupe and a new six-passenger club coupe. In three-passenger body types an additional 12 inches of inside roominess provides greater sample and luggage capacity for increased utility in business use. In the club coupe models, the additional space is used to accommodate a full width rear seat replacing the side-facing single seats formerly customary in coupes. As in all other 1941 Hudsons, a wide selection of interior color combinations that harmonize with the exterior colors is available at no extra cost, even in the lowest price field, ; - 513 Fleeing Spain Arrive in Mexico ,MEXICQ CITY, July 27(A.P.) The steamer Santo Domingo has arrived at Puerto, Mexico with 513 Spanish refugees who fled from France before the German invasion. The refugees, partisans of the defeated Spanish Republican regime, included 200 women and children. They were transferred from the ship Cuba at Martinque. Among them were Ramon Gol-zalez Pena. former minister of Justice; Senora Matllde de la Torre, ex-Socialist deputy and writer; Demofilo de Bue, jourist, and Juan Ignacio Manetcon, ex-governor of Aragon, relief headquarters here said. Newspaper Men Pick Likely Screen Stars HOLLYWOOD, July 27 (A. P.) Fifty Hollywood newspaper columnists, correspondents and magazine writers think Laraine Day, Rita Hayworth, B rend a Marshall, Mary Martin nd Maureen O'Hara are the most likely prospects for movie stardom in 1940 and 1941. A poll of the 50 writers, conducted by a major studio, disclosed these five as runners-up: Lucille Ball, Mary Beth Hughes, Rita Johnson, Brenda Joyce and Ann Rutherford. AT SACLT STE. JMARIE UP JULY 26 ,T. Sellwnod. 7 p. m.t C. f. Jenkina, 8: Eadu, Bar.e 137. S:30:L.E. Block. B: Red Crown. J. H. Sheadle, 10: J. C. Wal-lai-e, lirand Inland. 10:30: J. Dunn, Jr., 11; O. S. MaiKarland, mldnitht. UP JULY 27 J. r. Darin, 1 a. m.: Sulphite. Mitich-flhre. 1 flu; R. L. Ireland. C. AdBma. 2: W. P. Palmer. Peter Deia. H. w. Honlord. 3: Farrell. 3:30; A. E. t'orneliu. Jr., 4: Celiu. 6:30: W. B. DiriMon. : J- P-Morran, H 30: W. C. Kiehardon, Zenith Clly. 7;.l. Gallsirher. 7:30; K. J. Kulan. 8:30; H, C. Kruk. 8: Donnacona. 10: C. L. Hutchlnnon. 11: Zelmnlt. noon: P. Mitihell, 1pm.: J. H. Pranti, MrDmirall, 2:30- Aretunn, Sullivan Bros., 5: Pesamu, A. W. Oubnrne, loCTlile, 6; Pioneer, W. J. Oli.-ott, 6:30. DOWN JULY 2r) W. M. Hanna. Colonel. 7 p. m.j C. Thompnon, Harvester. L. W. Hill. Selkirk. 8; Aluowav, J Stanton, 11:30; A. E. Nettle-ton. C. Schneider. 11: O. 1 Baker, 13. DOWN JULY 27 Mannaloa. P. D. Block. Tu Lehtinert. Bartre Biaii'-he H.. 1 a. m.: LiiSalle, 2: Panoil. 2:30: O. B. Leonard. 3; N. F. Leopold. J. C. William. 4:30: W. O. Civile. H. A. Seandrelt. 6: Pontlae, 7-311; Eur-ne Thomai. Norco. 10: Preeque lele, H'-nMlaer, Warytand. Bennon Ford, 11: Widener, Sam Mather, ' Hennepin, noon; Johnton, A. B. I'hrlir, 12:30 p. m.; S. H, Robbina, 1:30: Venue, 3; Finland. 3:30; W. A. MoGonaele. 6:30; J. Koen, Jr., Bans Leona, (1:30. AT WELLAND UP JULY 27 J. P. Burke. Ralph Bndd. B. Eudaon, Weatmount. Simeohte. Weliandoc DOWN JULY 37 . Onler. Trenora. Slmcoe. Chicago Tribune, Stad.icona. Transnver, Seneea and barge, G. F. Band. Teak Bay. Matton and barpe, M. E. Allan. Royalite, Windolite. Gleneir, Andree. Heron Bay, Moran and barae, PouffhkeepBle Socony, John Gehm. Emperor. AT CLEVELAND ARRIVED JULY 2tt Elton" Hoyt, Duluth; Eaitern State. Cedar Point: Bethlehem. Duluth; tdard Chaniben, Pulfalo: J. H. Beid. Suluih; Irouwood. Conneaut. ARRIVED JULY 27 Ufariposa, jt'olnome: The J. H. Maeeubry. Ashtabula; Men-ury, Delroll; Clly of Cleveland. Detroit: Shatla. Maiuuetle: Hartwell, Duluth: J. L. Reiea, Bockport: Sweden, Duluth; Saginaw. Saginaw; Mania, Monroe. CLEARED JULY 2 The Labelle. Duluth; J J. Ohagen, Bullalo; Clly of Iteirott. Detroit. CLEARED JULY 27 Sierra. Ashtabula: O. G, Post, Duluth: Joseph Wood. Duluth: J. F. Duratoii. andilky The Maripoea. Duluth: Siand-ard Portland Cement. Toledo: The Eilon Hnvt Puluth: The J. H. Ma-ouVy. Tole.n: Bethiehenl. Toledo: I. E. Moodie. Xarble-Kid- Hartwell. Th M. C. amitii. Sandusky; G. li. Beid. DuluUi. ironwood. Dciroit. Later the Bug will be taken to New York for display at the World's Fair. The car was designed and built by A. E. De Waters, former Buick chief engineer, at right, Bob Burman and Louis Chev rolet, racing idols who drove it to fame. Pontiac Lists Buying Habits of Motorists A complete picture of the aver age Pontiac purchaser is provided by a survey completed by Pontiac Motor Division In 19 principal cities, according to D. U. Bathrlck, general salesmanager. As revealed by the survey, the average Pontiac purchaser: Is between the ages of 25 and 40 years. His medain age is 36 years. His average income is $209.27 a month. He will pay an average monthly installment of $32.38 on an 18-month contract. He turned in a Pontiac which was 3 years old on his new Pon tiac and received an average trade- in allowance of $391.73. His occupation is most likely to be a sales agent, merchant, store man ager or realtor. U.A.W. to Launch 'Dividends' Drive ST. LOUIS, "July 27 (A.P.) R. J. . Thomas, president of the U.A.W.-C.I.O., said today that the automobile industry will be urged to follow the example set by General Motors in granting "C.I.O. dividends" vacation pay allowances. Thomas, reporting to delegates to the union's convention which opens here Monday, asserted that a request for allowances in lieu of vacation pay will be served on Chrysler Corp. when the current contract with that corporation ex pires in November. The G.M. contract calls for payment of 40 hours' pay in lieu of vacation pay, What the Radio Offers Today Sunday, July 28, 1940 (Pro rami ire printed aa Ueucd by the atationa lifted and are auhject to rhante without notice) SUNDAY'S fl:30 A. M. Wings Over Jordan 10:30 A. M Music Camp 11:00 A. M. Major Bowes' Family WJR Radio City Music Hall Con- ' cert, June Forrest, Soprano; Henrietta Schumann, Pianist .'. WXYZ 2:00 P. M. Columbia Symphony WJR Symphony Hall WMBC 8:00 P. M. Detroit-Philadelphia Game...WWJ 3:30 P. M. Invitation to Learning WJR Basin Street Music WXYZ 4:00 P. M. Church of the Air CKLW 4:80 P. M. Flow Gently Sweet Rhythm.. WJR Voice of Hawaii WXYZ Teagardens Orchestra .....CKLW 5:00 P. M. Fun In Print WJR Symphony Hour WJBK 6:30 P. M. Melody Ranch with Gene Autry , WJR Cavalcade of Hits. WXYZ The World Today CKLW B.-45 P. M. Heap o LlvbV WWJ 6:00 P. M European Situation WXYZ Gerald L. K. Smith WJR CathoUo Hour 7 a. m. to 10 a. m. T:nn WJBK Mutual :; WXVZ Masteminceri CKLW Goapel .Monde WEXL Rev. H. Ifcke 7t4)S WXYZ Ievotiona ;IMI WJR Cabin Fnlk-D WWJ tlroiean Newa WXVZ New CKLW Organ Mooda WJBK Elder Jimereon-W WMUC Manh Meloillei-M WEXL Rumanian Baptlet 8:10 WWJ Four Shcmmnn-M WXYZ Coal to Coam-J S:HO WJR The Funniea-J . WWJ Sunday Drivere-D CKLW Pontiae Baytint WJBK Ukrainian Music WMBC fiance Oich. WEXL Freewill Bautlat 9:00-WJK Churoh of Air WWJ BiMe Hifhlhrht WXYZ Melodia Mooda WJBK Serbian Hour-V CKLW Pan Saluie V W.MHC Fbin Cloudi-af WEXL Penta.lwlal.R . 9:3(1 WJR Wiuga Over JnrdanR WWJ Tom Terrla-T WXYZ Soulhemariea-M CKLW Newa Ace Band WMBC Morning Revue-M WEXJj Rev. Welnier-R 8:4.1 WWJ Ron Ttio-M CKLW Salvauon Araur-Jf C Commentator D Urania K Mueattonal I Interview 12:1ft WJR i klw 1:.1I WJR 12:4fi WWJ wat Sunday rierenude-M CKLW Temiiie ol Lieht-R WEXL Lutheran Church-R 1:00 WJR u. of M.-R WWJ Serenade WXYZ Treasure Trail CKLW Hadio Canarica M WJBK Polish Varieties WEXL Old Fashioned a 1:18 WMBC Ukrainian Hour-V CKLW Tueker'i Oreh. 1:311 WJR Press Newa WWJ Round Tahle-T WXYZaalon Siihouettee M CKLW Lutheran Hour-ft WEXL Bethel Tab -R 1 :4ft WJR bummer Cruise. 2 p. 10 a. m. to 2 p. m. 10:0ft WJR Newa Rhythm WWJ Worde and Mune WXYZ Newi and Piano CKLW Rev. M. deHaan B WJBK Jewlah Hour-V WMBC Rainbow Tno-M WEXL Bible So.iety-R, 10:1H WJR Ion Artiete-Jt WXYZ Lutheran Hingeri WMBO Aecordian-Si . 10:30 WJR Newaeaal WWJ Muaio Camp WXYZ Young a Orch. WMBC Central M. E -B WEXL Rev. J. C. lounf-B 10:4,1 WJR Mualeal CKLW Ponuae BaptUt 11-011 WJR Mai. Bnwra' Fam-V WWJ Bonnie Stewart WJBK Temple M. E R WEXL Congregational R 1 :1ft WWJ Guitanat H;;iO W JR Rev. John Zoller-M WWJ Winge n'er America T WXYZ Temple Baptmt-R CKLW Angelltan Chun-h-B WJBK N'-ua and Muaic 11:4.1 WJIiK Mumeal 12:0k WJR Motner a Album 51 WWJ Gn-donairee-M WXYZ Children a Theater-J CKLW Country Mail T WJBK Children's Hour-J WMBC Je.i.h Hour-V . WEXL Muaical WR W UW7. CKLW ...,), Chevrolet Makes Zone Promotions Changes in Wholesale Staff Announced Announcement of the promotion of eight members of the field wholesale organization of Chevrolet was made Saturday by William E. Holler, general sales manager of the' company. The promotions include two to zone manager posts and six to be assistant zone managers. ; M. M. Millsap moves from his assistant zone manager post in Kansas City to become zone manager at Wichita. Warren R. Peel, former city manager at Chicago, is named zone manager at Davenport. C. M. Phelps, former regional organization manager at St. Louis, is promoted to the post vacated by Millsap at Kansas City. L. ivt. Gleason moves from assistant zone manager at Fargo to a corresponding post at Minneapolis. His Fargo position will be filled by the promotion of C. G. Knopke. Urban Fellenstein is named assistant zone manager in charge of used cars at St. Louis. Thomas J. Hart succeeds Fellenstein at Denver, and Homes C. Jones," former truck manager at Omaha, is promoted to assistant zone manager, succeeding Hart. Bull Moose Gives Signs of a Long, Hard Winter ST. JOHNSBURT, Vt (U.P.) Natives are predicting an early and sever winter because a Canadian bull moose strolled through the town, and paused before a group on the St. Johnsbury Academy campus before ambling away. The distance between his front and hind footprints on the aoft turf measured eight feet, OUTSTANDING FEATURES 3R tini'ff nwta 7:45 P. 8:00 P. M. M. 8:30 P. M. WMBC Key to Symbols J Juvenile M Muale T Polltieat K Hell, loin !t flnnrta T Talk V arleir Mmical W'MBC Aceordiana-M WEXL Revival R i:4r, WWJ Spotlight CKLW Untlsh News-0 WMilO Ilance Orch. WEXL Pilgrim Hour-R 8:fXWJR Fun in Prlnt-V WWJ Catholic Hour WXYZ Gordon's Orch. W.IBK Symphony Hour-M WMBC Italian Hour-V 5:1.1 WXYZ News Front-C CKLW Tropical Serenade WF.XL Christian Sctence-R 8:30 WJR Melody Ranch-V WWJ Salon Stnnes-M WXYZ Hits Cavalcade-Jf CKLW World Tnday-C WEXJj Inimanuel Goepel-R 8:4,V-WWJ Hespo' Livio'-T CKLW Canadian Newa MeFartaiHl a nrrh. March of Ganie-J wwj oarilea Talk CKLW American Wildlife WEXL Rev. N. Sleewica-ft Silver Strinra-M 6 p. m. to 10 6:00 WJR O. L. K. 8mith-T WWJ European Newa WXYZ European New CKLW Rendeivous-V WJBK Polish Quii-I W MBC Catholic Hour-R WEXL Anglo Iarael-R 6:30 WJR Ellery Queen-D WWJ Bandwagon-M WXYZ World s Fair Band CKLW Grenadier. Ban.i-M WJBK German Hour-V . W MUC Rainbow Trio M WEXL Music 6:4ft WMBC Night News T W EXL Meadow Chapel-B 7:00 WJR Workshnp-D WWJ Mystery Drama WXYZ Meaeai-e ol lsrael-R CKLW Rev. M. R. deHaea-B WJBK News and Music WMBC German Hour-V WEXL Evangel Hnur-R 7:1ft WWJ Organ Music W JBK In the Gloamuig-M W EXL Music 7:30 WJR Johnny Presenta-M WWJ One Mans Family-D WXYZ Summer Symphony W'JBK Musical WMBC Rev. John Zoller R WF.XL Dalian Chritinn-R 7:4ft CKLW Screnade-.M WJBK ,and Lot Si-or-s W EXL Rev. J. C. Moir-R 8:00 WJR Summer Hour-M m. to 6 p. in. :Oo WJR Columbia Sym. WWJ Charles Holiaiid-M WXYi Guitarist CKLW Wood a Orch. WJBK Hungarian Hour-V WM.HC Polish Hour-V WEXL First Naiarene-R 9:1ft WXYZ Foreign Policy-T 3:.10WXYZ Music Camp WWJ Merle ClaravM CKLW Pianist WEXL Rev L. L. Marlon R S:00 CKLW Tabernacle-R WWJ Detrotl-Philadelphia-S WXYZ Sunday Vepeis-R WJBK Ave Maria-R WMBC Pemphony-af WEXL Hatel Park-B 8:30 WJR Learning-J WXYZ Basin St. Musle CKI.W Val Clare-C W JBK News and Mnie S:4.V-CKLW Miracle Melodiea WJBK W. Victor-T WEXL German Mifsion-R 4:nn WJR Vwpers-R W XYZ BvrneV Orch. CKLW Church of Air-R WJBK Italian Hmir-V 4:111 WF.XL l R 4:3 WJR Sweet Rlivihm-M WXYZ Voice of Hawaii M CKLW Teagarden a Oreh. Wave Length of Detroit Stations TVs Kea 4DO Meters ts 'O Kea ,1? Meters I2IO kn -ill Meters vVJRK WMHC W F. .X L ft CAR IftOrt Ke 14!0 km l.lllt Kea 1100 Kcs 1030 Kea 2W1.1 Meter FLINT, July 27 The pages of automotive history were turned back 30 years today when Buick engineers under the direction of Charles A. Chayne completed the reconditioning of the famous Buick bug racer with which Bob Bur-man, idol of the sports world, and Louis Chevrolet, an equally brilliant automobile name, rode to fame in the early racing days of the industry. The veteran car, still capable of 90 miles an hour and generating 144 horsepower from its overhead, barrel-like cylinders, has been resurrected to play an important role in the annual Motor Festival at Flint, and later to be displayed in a special exhibit at the New York automobile show in October. A masterpiece of automotive design in its day, the Bug still functions with the powerful efficiency that drove it to victoriea in half of the road races back in 1910. Brought Vp to Par Its performance was brought up to par by careful refinishlng of pistons, installation of rings and a general overhauling of both the mammoth engine and the chassis, together with a few modern touches such as a self-starter, a fan and chrome wheel trim rings and steering gear. Chief Engineer Chayne and A. E. DeWaters, Buick chief engineer at the time the Bug was built, supervised the tuning of the big engine and gave it its first warm-up in nearly 30 years in the engineering laboratories at the Buick factory. " Piloted by Burman and Chevrolet, . the Buick Bug barnstormed the country in i910 and 1911, in the pioneer days when almost every city had automobile clubs sponsoring road races, hill-climbing contests and eimilan events. Long Lint of Records Among official records of the Bug was a 150-mile race at Atlanta in 1910 in which, piloted by Chevrolet, the car averaged 72 miles an hour; a 50-mile race at Jacksonville in the same year in which the car, piloted by Burman, averaged 83.6 miles an hour; a 20-mile race at Jacksonville in which Burman averaged 90.9 miles an hour, and a 200-mile race at Atlanta with Chevrolet piloting the Bug for an average of 71.8 miles an hour. A collection of more than 100 silver cups and trophies won by the Bug and other Buick racing cars in that period will be displayed in Flint during the motor festival. The old-time car will be displayed in Detroit Wednesday, following which it will be returned to Flint to be used in the March of Men and Motors Parade on Saturday and will then be shipped to New York. DIESELS TO PULL FREIGHT LOS ANGELES. July 27 fU. P.) The Santa Fe Railroad has placed an order with Ekctro-Mo- tive Corp. for two 5,400-horsepow. er Diesel electric freight locomotives. 6:30 P. JL Bandwagon WWJ World's Fair Band WXYZ Canadian Grenadiers Band. CKLW 7:00 P. M. Columbia Workshop riay....WJR Message of Israel WXYZ 7:30 P. M. Johnny Presents WJR summer Symphony WXYZ Evening Serenade CKLW Summer Hour: Orchestra: Chorus; Jessica Dragonette, James Newill, Soloists WJR Manhattan Merry-Go-Round. WWJ Familiar Music; Orchestra, Jean Dlchenson, Frank , Munn, Elizabeth Lennox, Soloists WWJ 9:00 P. RL Goodwill Court WXYZ Hour of Charm WWJ Carry on Canada CKLW 9:30 P. M. Public Affairs WJR WGN Symphonic Hour, Henry Weber, Conducting, Marlon Claire, Soprano CKLW 10:00-1:00 A. M. Music, Drama, 'ews All Stations WWJ Merry Go Round-M WXYZ Walter Winrhell-O CKLW Old Fashinned-R WJBK News 4 Musle WEXL Rev. Weinzieri-R 8:1ft WXYZ Parker Family-D WJBK Walta Time 8:.T WWJ Familiar Muaie WXYZ Irene Rich-n W JBK Greek Hour-D S :4ft WXYZ Sports 9:00 WJR Take or Leave Tt-I WWJ Hour ot Cbarm-M WXYZ Goodwill Court I CKLW Carry on Canada-V WJBK Finnish Miwie WMHC Rev. Rohinon-R 0:1.1 WJBK Moon Magic WEXL The Gnepel-R :S WJU Public Affaire WWJ Russell Barnes-C CKLW Symphonic Hour-It W'JBK Sneaker W.MHr. RnnHwurnn-V 9:4S WWJ Voice That Walks I jit eour Liunmen WEXL Oldtime Religion 10 p. m. to 1 a. m. p. m. 10:0o WJR Pianist . nsra .News Ace. Musio CKLW Canadian Hews WMBC Christian Misxinnar 10:1ft WWJ Dance Orch. wjr Ravelin s Orch. WXYZ Mcsntr's Orch. CKLW Briiain Sneaks-0 WMBC Rainbow Trio-M 10:3O WJR Jurren"e Orch. vJ Da-e Orch. WXYZ Elliott's Orch." CKI.W Dance Orch. W.IBK Musical WMBC banc Orch. 10:4S WJR Juren'a Orch. V1JCH MOOD Magic 11:00 WJR Newscast " J newscast WXYZ Music Tow Want CKLW Club Reporter- WJBK Potpourrl-M WMBC Newa and Musis 11:1.1 WJR Bus.e s Orch. WWJ berenale-M CKLW Tucker's Oreh. 11:30 wjr Newa and Muale WWJ Ortan CKLW Keiler's Orch. W MHC Momma F.dition H W'JBK Dance Orch. 11:4.1 WWJ Mimc WXYZ (iollys Orch.' WJBK I.ale News 12:0i WJR liarher s Orch. W IV J Music and News CKI.W T'-arajiien's Orch W MBC Minima F-ditmn-M WJBK Nws. Niaht Owl WEXL Mnlicht Broadcast 13:30 WJR Chester's Orch, ff Meters eil Meters 2:11 Meters 110 Meters v, raoio s Urcn. TKLW Irry Ojitlle-r 1 Kw c K 1. w Dawa Patrol -T WJBK News n i' l i I . . tf ' ' ? -r;iSr''T if ' tT? ' m Trunin i ni i i hit -In nTli isisiiisl asinrrTS ill if iiniiir r'm is if rii 111 Title to a new Pontiac Special Six Sedan, a check for $100 and a ' certificate ior 1,000 gallons of gasoline were preiented to Mri. Pauline Famuloro last week while her husband Jule looked on. Mr. Famuloro, who lives at 6507 Helen, received these awards as winner of a rfational Ivory Flakes contest. The check was presented by Mr. Warren of the Proctor and Gamble Co. and the Pontiac owner certificate was handed to Mrs. Famuloro by Harvey Mack, manager of Pontiac's Detroit retail store. Pontiac Enlarges Foundry Capacity Alterations at Plant Are Completed Completely streamlining Its foundry at a cost of nearly a million dollars, Pontiac Motor Division hag Increased Its capacity from 550 to 785 tons of finished iron a day and made it one of the most tip-to-date in the automotive industry. Renovations start at the railroad siding where grates have been placed beneath the tracks. Thus 50 tons of sand an hour may be dumped compared to the 10 tons per hour possible under the old method of using a crane and grab bucket. Thirty-seven hundred square feet have been added to the foundry proper In addition to the new sand-handling building. There are two new cupolas with 27 tons per hour capacity each. They are 86-Inch shells lined down tS 72 inches. . Pontiac's foundry was comparatively new even before the alterations took place, having been built from the ground up in 1927. The new equipment puts into operation the latest advances in foundry practice, according to Omer L. Allen, foundry superintendent. The work was begun May 22 and completed July 8. Police Tickets Do a Reverse in Illinois City Br ih Associated Press CHAMPAIGN, 111., July 27 A group of pedestrians started to cross Main St. Just as the "go" light changed to red. All but one raced across the busy thoroughfare anyway. The lone observer of safety regu lations, Mrs. Robert B. Browne, returned to the sidewalk, waited until the green signal flashed on and made the crossing in leisurely fashion. - When she reached the other side, a patrolman handed her a ticket. It entitled her to $15 in merchandise at a department store as a reward for her compliance with the laws. That incident was an example of how the city has reversed the old American "bawl-'em-out-or-summon-'em-to-court" policy dur ing this week's safety campaign. Instead of confining their efforts to cracking down on violators, the policemen give prize tickets to motorists and pedestrians who comply with the spirit and the letter of the municipal rules. . A check this week showed that a dozen persons had received awards worth between $5 and J20 in goods donated by merchants. It disclosed, too, that no reportable accident had occurred since the drive began. French-Heeled Ghost Enters Divorce Case Free Press-Chleaao Tribune Wire LOS ANGELES, July 27 A blond ghost in fetching decoletage who left imprints of French heels on the upholstery of Dr. William A. Boyce's luxurious automobile was sought today for questioning in the divorce suit of Mrs. Lillian E. Boyce against her husband, wealthy oculist to Hollywood stars. Mrs. Boyce brought the golden- tressed charmer of the spirit world into tne case after Dr. Boyce had charged that his wife listened rapturously to sweet nothings wafted to her on the wings of the ether by a handsome wraith named, according to him, sno-sna. "Sho-Sha was never my soul mate," Mrs. Boyce hotly retorted under cross-examination. "He was only my teacher." AS LOW AS EASY TERMS Michigan Air Conditioning Co. Opposite Hmrpmr Hospital OpA Evenings 3939 JOHN R TE. 1-7320 Huge 1939 Tax Levies Paid by Oil Industry Taxes on the oil industry and its products during 1939 amounted to 10 per cent of the total taxes collected by all federal, state and local governments; were four times the amount Fa'd on petroleum investments, and were roughly one-third of all the cash contributed annually by the petroleum industry to the economic life of the iUnited States, estimates made by the American Petroleum Industries Committee indicate. It is estimated that during 1939 federal, state and local governments collected roughly $13,000,-000,000 from all sources, excepting unemployment Insurance and social security payments, and that $1,335,000,000 of that total came from petroleum sources. During the past year the petroleum industry is said to have petroleum Industry is said to have contributed $4,170,000,000 in wages, taxes, railroad and equipment purchases, and oil royalties to farmers. The tax payments were the second largest item, exceeded only by wage payments of $1,500,000,-000. The industry placed $875,000.-000 into trade channels through the purchases of supplies and equipment, is estimated to have paid out $260,000,000 in railroad freight charges, and to have paid 011 royalties of approximately $200,000,000 to farmers and other landowners. Radio Listeners Hear Splitting of an Atom HULL, Mass., July 27 (A.P.) premiere public performance as a town, the much-discussed mem ber of chemistry's uranium fami ly known as U-235 gave Its world On a salt-water marsh Jn this usable source of power tonight when the splitting of one of Us atoms turned on radio station WBZ's new 50,000 watt, air-cooled transmitter. While radio listeners to a 'na tional broadcast heard three metallic clicks marking the atom-splitting process, engineers of the Westmghouse Electric & Manu facturing Co. said that each of those clicks represented the re lease of 200,000,000 electron volts HENRY HINSONET JOINED THE CLUB HENRY HINSONET never belonged to aa Automobile Club : : Henry belonged to enough things, he said. Then one day a friend of Henry's had a smash up and that friend belonged to the Automobile Club. What Henry learned in that Case caused him to hop fight down to the Club and not only join but to insure with this Club members' Exchange (including the medical endorsement). It was a good thing, too. Henry joined the Club on June 26th. On the Fourth of July ' he was fatally injured while riding as a passenger in his car. And just because of his Club visit 10 days before . ; . his entire hospital and entire funeral expenses were paid by the Exchange, and then the Club carried an additional check for $2,000 to Mrs. Hinsonet. Now, Mrs. Hinsonet says Henry, just in time, joined the one thing said it with MORE than flou-trs."- Phone the local Club office and inquire how you, too, can become a member . ; ; fcfof sf m too fato. Detroit Automobile Inter.Imurance Exchange Attorney t-in-Jact: Sidrtev D. Waldos, Chaa. B. Van Duam Thoa. P. llrnry John J. Ramsey, General Manager At Automobile Club of Michigan 139 BAGLEY AVENUE, DETROIT PhosM CH.rry J911 AND IV TWENTY MICHIGAN CITIES July production of cars and trucks in the United States and Canada will approximate 223,000 units, Automotive News said Saturday In a week-end survey of the industry. This total would be considerably under the estimated 345,000 units for June but would t-p last July's 218,800 vehicles. With only two plants assembling 1940 models, automotive output dropped to 34,420 cars and trucks during the past week, the trade newspaper said. This contrasted with 49,787 units In the previous week and with 36,984 unlu in the comparable period of 1939. Low in Early August In view of schedules remaining on 1940 models, it is considered likely that this year's low point in assemblies will be reached the early part of August Instead of the later part of that month, as was the case last year. With operations on 1941 models already under way at Hudson, it is probable that assemblies of the new models in many plants will be started by the , middle of next month. With Chevrolet finishing up its 1940-model operations, C e n e r a 1 Motors' group total for the past week is placed by Automotive News at 10.000 cars and trucks, as against 21,927 vehicles in the previous week and 11,000 units in the corresponding period of 1939. Chrysler Changing Over Except for Dodge truck oper ations, all Chrysler divisions were cnanging over to next year s models. As a result, Chrysler Corp's total for the past week is estimated at 1.400 units. In the comparable week of 1939 Chrysler divisions turned out 1,200 trucks, while last week a total of 4.022 cars and trucks were assembled. Kord and Mercury continued near the previous week's level, Automotive News said, the totals being 15,670 cars and trucks as compared with 16,149 units. A year ago Ford divisions assembled 18,450 cars and trucks. Hudson was gettintr Into the swing of its 1941-model produc tion last week, while Graham was the , only other independent producer operating. Bandit with Brief Case Kidnaps Truck Driver A bandit carrying a brief case forced his way into a Detroit Creamery truck driven by James Morrissey, or 23JS0 Telegraph, at 7 p. m. Saturday, forced him to drive from Garden City to a point three miles away on the Ann Arbor Trail, and ejected him from the truck after taking approxi mately $250 of the company's money. Morrissey said the truck was followed all the way by a black car. The truck was recovered by deputy sheriffs two hours later on the Ann Arbor Trail, near Middle-belt Road, Fund Drive Started Here for Colony in Palestine A drive for funds to establish a colony on the Jewish National Fund Land in Palestine to be known as Nachlath Herzog is being undertaken by the Mizrachl Organization of Detroit. Pointing out that the colony will be another refuge for Jews driven out of Europe, Meyer Beck-man, president of the Mizrachl organization here, urged a general response. Contributions may be made at 1103 Ford Building. The colony will be named In honor of Dr. Isaac Halevi Herzog, chief rabbi of Palestine. POLITICAL ECONOMY RALEIGH, N. C, July 27 Here's one for the record books. J. Forrest Witten, of Salisbury, Republican candidate for lieutenant governor, reported that he didn't spend a single penny in his campaign. He was defeated. m

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