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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - June 2, 1928, Mason City, Iowa MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE SATURDAY JUNE HOLD ALL WORLD RECORDS Sicesbn all types of cars and commercial vehicles board and dirt speedways as well as under the same everyday that every motorist meets could only be brought about by the most advanced tire engineering SeTSrld has ever known Never before in history have such feats been accomplished because never before have therlbeen tires so perfectly designed for each motoring needwith such balanced construction from beads to tread with every part oFthe tire engineered to function perfectly in the service for which it is built THE i v ONLY TIRE THAT HAS ITS CORDS DIPPED THROUGH A RUBBER SOLUTION Here is a single cord from a Firestone Gum Dipped Tire untwisted to show how it is com posed of small cords and strands It takes sniUions of cotton fibers to make up these cords foit a tire and each must be thoroughly insulated with rubber to prevent friction and neat in the greatest enemy to long tire mileage Firestone engineers found that by dipping the cords of the tire carcass in a rubber solution every fiber of every cord is saturated and insulated with rubber adding the greatest flexibility and strength and uni fying the whole structure of the tire f Dipping made the FullSize Balloon Tire practical by adding the extra strength for thTS flexing strain That is why Firestone GumDipped Balloonsthe original low pressure tireshave held outstanding leadership for more than five years THE SAFEST TIRE Experienced race drivers will not trust their lives or risk their chances of victory on any other tires FirestoneGumDippedTires have enabled drivers to make higher with safety than ever before possible Imagine the terrific flex ing imposed uponGumDipped Tires when Ray Keech recently broke the worlds record at more than miles per hour Yet following the race the owner of this car wrote that the tires were in perfect condition The tread of the Firestone GumDipped Balloon Tire is scien tifically designed for low pressure giving the greatest amount of nonskid when it comes in contact with the road This is the result of its great flexibility permitting the tire to The Original Low Pressure Tire Firestone THE MOST DURABLE AND LONGEST MILEAGE TIRE The amazing mileage of Firestone Gum DippedTires results from the scientifi cally designed tread which is engi neered to the contour of the Balloon Tire flexes uniformly carcass at everypoint of contact is compounded of the toughest most wear resisting tread rubber tire does not weave or sway under load It does not rut wear and because of the center ribs and provision for rubber displacement wears more evenly and longer than any tread in the world THE MOST COM FORTABLE TIRE The worlds first practical low pressure e FullSiz eGum Dipped Balloon was pioneered and developed by Firestone No manufacturer has ever been able to duplicate this tire either in the low comfortable pressure it accommodates or in the amazing mileage records it has established Only Firestone has been able to give Indianapolis 5OOMile Raee Decoration Day May for1 the 9th Firestone GamDipped Tires won die feunouas Indianapolis 2073 Miles Per Fastest Time Ever Made On On Firestone GumDipped Tires Ray Keech driving the enormous and ly heavy 36 cylinder Z50O hp Triplex Special on Hrestone GumDipped a new record when he averaged 2075526milea per hour at Daytooa Beach Florida April 22 1928 Frank Lockhart did not have car equipped with Firestone GumDipped no other cars in the speed trials at Daytona Beach Firestone equipped except Ray Ketchs car Have when it comes in contact witn ineroaa xnis is me result onus great yield freely and cling to the road Notice the narrow rider strips and small nonskid projections whicn permit this tread to flex freely with the new GumDipped carcass motorists true balloon tire comfort absorbing every obstacle in the road without sacrificing long mileage A Firestone Tire That is Supreme for Every Class of Service Tor Light and Medium TOlght Cars TTiU tire it designed and engineered to the of the light and medium weight car It therefore extremely flexible of limited ply construction made urv osoally strong by the extra of GumDipping and uniformity in cure It emuly and will give yon greater comfort safety and economy than any tire in the world of heavier i and more bulky constrnc I tionDo not decrease your I speed increase your gasoline consumption or wear out your tires prematurity by patting a heavier tire on your light or medium weight car Balloon Less Deflection Higher Air Pressure For the Heavy Car Firestone also a special tire with extra piles of cord and heavier and tougher tread especially for heavy can Naturally L this dre rtquifr air and while the GoatDipped and flexes uniformly coder load yet its degree of defiecnon U because of heavier carcass thicker tread andl r r smry higheralrpressnre For Commercial Cars Tracks and Buses For motor of still greater weight and carrying capacities the carcasa made still heavier using from six to fourteen plica depend ing on site of cord fabric and st thick heavy tread This tire u also GumDinptd by the special pro cess and this tire more flexible and durable than any other dre in its class yet it is engineered especially for commercial is the best tire that mon ey can buy in class but if you want comfort safety and economy of operation on passenger cars dont use thick heavy tire MOST MILES PER DOLLAR Save You Money and Serve You Better There is a Firestone Dealer in Your mm Lowest in History AMERICANS SHOULD PRODUCE THEIR OWN RUBBER 1920 Dave won 200 mile race at Atlantic City ba 1927 at average speed of per hour without a Firestone GumDipped OneHalf and One Mile Dirt Track Records Frank Lockhmrt made an average of per hour in a 100mile race at Cleveland in 19Z7 breaking all dirt track on Firestone Gum Dipped Tires Car Owners Records H A Porter New York City writes he is amazed at Firestone mileage He has driven his car miles on Firestone GumDipped Balloons includ ing trip from coasttocoast G T Meinier Chicago TIL has driven miles on a of Firestone GumDipped and has juet equipped with a new set of wonderful tires Eugene A Boether Lodi Calii calls Firestone mileage A set of GumDipped Balloons on his car have run miles and he states they are good for more CoasttoCoast Passenger Car Record Ab Jenkins in 1927 drove his Studebafcer Com mander on Firestone GumDipped Balloons from New York to San Francisco for a record of 77 and fO minutes CoasttoCoast Truck Record Ball Baker in 1927 drove a GMCl track fully loaded from Atlantic to miles in 137 boors and 36 fastest and longest truck run on record WM madei on Firestone GumDipped Heavy Duty Pneumatics Endurance Record In 1927 three Studebaker Commanders and a sedan on Firestone GumDipped Balloons made in lex than min The finished in elapsed time of minutes or an average speed of miles per hour sedan finished in minutes orl miles per hour At Atlantic City April 23 1928 two Studebaker Dictator Roadsters on Firestone GumDipped Tires finished miles in less than min utes The first roadster finished in elapsed time of minutes or an average of miles per hour the second finished in elapsed time of minutes or an average of miles per hour Passenger Bus Record The Black Diamond Bus Line Brownsville Teras report a set of Firestone GumDipped Tires on a ZOpassenger bus ran over miles Johnson Storage Distributing Company Fort Worth received continuous service on set of Firestone Heavy Duty Truck Tires Taxicab Record Harbor Taxi Ashnbuls Ohio report over miles service on a of Firestone Gum Dipped Tires William R Rothwell Detroit Michigan taxicab operator drove miles on a set of Firestone GamDipped 1 ;