The Oklahoma News (Oklahoma City, Okla.), Vol. 14, No. 23, Ed. 1 Monday, October 27, 1919 Page: 4 of 12
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It waaM take moat of a life time
o« tried to walk fil.M* nta-
: 4 It woaM take gtrit* a while
st-jted •• drive it ail
at on* o«Tw*„-h_
But a oar bdmflni to ilaJr and
Hiatt. commercial ptotographan.
that diataaer. in shan
tftpa. within tko throe yaaro that
It haa boon imo* aa both personal
oar far tko firm.
The car la a 1 *11 model
)ta two langaat tripe recorded are
a IIH mHe trip taken by (Garland
Hale and : 27ea mile Jaunt by
In addition to <keae trip, on*
of the two photographers la driv I
in* ihe car almost conatantly every
day In the weak. It haa covered
the oil flatda of Oklahoma and
Texas an>l In Ike days of the
■lulng boon waa constantly ea (he
Here is the Famous Car Back Home With Messrs. Hale and Hiatt
v Hole tttid llltttt'ff Overland Just after .rousing a bridg
ami Overland In a hemp field in Central Kentucky.
Not* the negro hemp cutters.
Hale and Hiatt * Overland ready to cross the
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OF COURSE IT'S AN
Facsimile of Story in News October 23, 1919
City's 'Most Driven'Auto Goes 50,000 Miles-StillGoim
I elate around Miami.
I Aa many aa 2i tripe to >art 8111
and bark have been made la the
!• ' and thru all kin«a cf weather.
Mm la no okatacle. It isnv con
«4ared any f«at at all by tbam
to gat In the ear after dinner
about • p m and get to Lawton
ky 11 p. m. became tbaa* follow*
M-A Day In Ten
Moot all of the M.«M miles haa
| been driven aff ps vernon*. When
the car la In town It averagea
about fit mllaa a day around on
[the paved atraata.
' I bet the* car thinka It's In
I heaven whan it hlta pavement"
aald Hale '
But another feature akaat the
rougb wear Lb* car haa bsea given
•« the fact tkat it haa had no
Jnat rilled with sA and
tirvaae eopj are never filled ex
Icert when ti." car la In the chop
ana" that Ma been twice In It*
It haa bean overhauled and re-
painted twice and hM had tw« new
U>pa A month ago when ir wan
renal/Wed the second time !t looked
like a new car and "would atand
! righf alone with the beat of them
i °n Main-at" Hale saMv
Hate on l«nc Hide
A leg af the two long tripa la
interesting. Hale started here for
lexington. Kentucky, going by
way of Springfield thru the Oaark
mountainn trail, down creek beds.
ln«o St. Louis: from 'there
French 1 .irk Springe. Indiana to
L«ul*v1lle and then Into Lexington
This trip covered IMO mile* to
Lexington anil wa-i driven by llale
in SI running hours, averaging I
kattar Uaa XI mllaa an tour and'
I better than 1 mi lea to a gallon of
I On the return trip ha oevered
12 e mi lea without tlr* or engine
trookie. This retum waa in Sap
tember last year A spring waa
broken between Guthrie and home
This whole MM-mlle trip waa
driven without tmr changing a
Matt Tahea HI. Tn
About a week after ha had been
back -and the spring had bean
replaced—Hlatt started oat on a
Jaunt Into Tcxaa The car waa not
Hlatt waa gone !j day a drivlr.g
1 of thoae days In the rain and
the other four In mud, covering
2700 ml lea.
He drove *ralght thru to Corpus
Chrlati. then to OaJveaton and
other points In Tasaa.
Haay af Ua IravaUng dare the
ear waa dri.c.. water body
deep ani Tr, n times water waa
standing in t..e floor of the oar.
Hlatt paid. Too much water got la
; the engine, caused a short circuit
| and burnt out two oolla.
• ,At one place the road, waa flooded
' for half a mile and the water waa
i up in the bad of the car. Tba
only way to cross the stream In
jthe road was over a little culvert
, which than waa entirely covered
An old negro who knew the road
[and the poaltion of the culvert waa
| leading travelers across Jt T*a
! negro on horaeback, aOrted t#
i Pilot Hlatt. He mlaaed the culvart
| and negro, horse and all fell la.
Only by a wild, quick turn dM
Hlatt aave himself and the ear.
Theee are Interesting expert
In perhap. the 'moat driw
Hale and Hiatt's- Overland in a tobacco field near Lexington, Ky.
This is another occupation in which the negro plays an important part.
—This was driven
16,300 miles before Hale and
Hiatt purchasedit, and has there-
fore, been driven nearlv 70,000
miles to date. That's not at all
unusual for an
Hale and 'Hiutt's Overland on the beach at Galveston. Texas.
Viewing the gulf.
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—That's the Kind of a
Car for You to Own
Hale and Hiatta Overland Just before entering the city of Corou*
Chriati, Texaa. H
Call Today and See the Wonderful New
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The Sensation of the Auto World
Hale and HUtt's Overland near Waxachatee. Texas. It m nulled
through half mile of overflow, by a negro's mule team. The negro
and one mule fell off the bridge Into 10 feet of water.
The Carhart Motor Company
Broadway at Sixth
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Parker, G. B. The Oklahoma News (Oklahoma City, Okla.), Vol. 14, No. 23, Ed. 1 Monday, October 27, 1919, newspaper, October 27, 1919; Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc270094/m1/4/: accessed November 23, 2017), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.