The Swinehart Company.
The Swinehart Clincher Tire and Rubber Company, of Akron, Ohio, announces the following officers elected at the stockholders’ meeting held August 23: President, J. A. Swinehart; vicepresident and general manager, W. W. Wuchter; secretary, C. O. Baughman; treasurer, R. A. May. J. A. Swinehart, president, will devote his time to the company’s European interests, sailing about October 1. Mr. Wuchter, who has been general superintendent of the Firestone Tire and Rubber Company for the past five years, will assume the active management of the company’s affairs, and it is the present intention to eventually embark in the manufacture of a pneumatic tire, now being developed, and to carry on a more extensive selling campaign as their facilities for taking care of business are increased. For some time past the demand for their solid tires has exceeded their capacity to fill orders, but the entire capital stock of the company has now been sold and immediate steps will be taken to improve their equipment and enlarge their capacity. They are at present developing and thoroughly testing out an improvement in their solid commercial tire equipment which promises lo still further add to the popularity and Iona service of Swinehart tires, and which they will lie ready to announce to the public in the near future.