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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 17, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta SATHBDAY. APRIL 17, f WFViE I1MJ-Y'- PAGE Good Motor'Road Will Be Of- flclally Opened at Border on September 20. PORTLAND, .Ore., April will lo from: the Meiicao. border to over fie early In SeptemWr.i-accordlcs- officials of tho Pacific Assoclatiou. ablhas Seftt'-ECt as thel time for tBo-'lorraal when" ceramonlea 'le'd "slmultafne- win: before be entire- ly goaliof tho a5EQclaUonvril''be rca'chei! when the Ions motorists thai-ear end, work this'spring and sum- mer; on In Oregon With -Carbon Soot .Causes Loss of -Much j i.; 'i> The muffler is usually the most part1 of tho car, writes H. Clifford Y.M.C.A. Automobile in New I'ork.-Thnse. It should., not, so. TUtf, mufMcrrhaa a dlstin'ct and ficlal purpose and is worthy at Care- ful Regard.' Its purpose IB to muffle tbe-.great noise and giTC a compar- atively silent. at Iho same time. providing free escape ol (rases.vJWitliout it there be no pleasure iu riding, and thospeaostrian and dweller, by the roadside (Maxlm'siie'ncer: on. their ear's. In Iho operation of the exbaust valve opens while the bum td gas isiyet under" a pressure of J .to thirty, pounds (per square Inch, liet directly into th'e air -the report would be deafening ThiS' Farmers Wanted In Schema For Good Roads Good reads are needed in Southern Alberta. That Is what the South Alberta Good Roads and Motor .Traffic Ascociatlou was organized for and is what the members of the board of directors tttt out to get. They canuot do Ihls alone. The assistance of Influential men In-every town in the south of this province is needed to make Southern Alberta the best part of the west for motorls'.s. No arguments that have adranceil, or that cau be advanced, can prove (hat Southern Alberta will not eTenlUttlly receive more motor tourlsj traffic thau "practically any other part of the" West. Lethbrfdee and district is In the path of motorista from the south and cast going tlie. Crow's Neat of up to Banff. ..W'tbout claboratiBg tdrtlier-st.shouid be evident' IS" all Uhat slren- _u6us jaaXe this pathway attractive for .the motorists. The.flrat lo get the roads Into shape. The choosing ot good roads for this district. Bijtlipritfes are contemplating Uiulni: a'.map-sbowiog Lei h bridge. on -alterhatlro ranto ?ent broadcast throughout States would leadihuiny .tdurUU streXch of road, that would; be.very poor adver- Itjslng foriJUUs: district. '.The. directors 'of tho. South Alberia.GoodilloadB ._ ,V 'Uie south .is after, leading.ln{ ,the! principal towns south will mean fa mere, '.The wjll ho able; to rush (heir froduco to towtf Quicker jn d withyiess ei'p'eii so. Gflodi.roads lower the cost "of living; by bringing'the' farmer closer., to. It' will cdndHtons'itBch1 ;'Vj'--- 'X jiirniers arc good' roads.- vTh Jijne O.tJAt this boards: pf'.trade apl' farmers cast' in 'this; end invitations issued' broad- 4 WONDERS I- v (N MOTOR WORLD Au .emlttenl pBjrcKolggttt has recently completed a" test to determine ot the cording instruments shoved the following wonders present In too proportion indicated: (1) Wonder if I'm out of Wonder1'If'that trafflo' .C> cop per cent. (3) Wonder how much ot the: antl-freezc la. 6.7 iiercent. (4) Wonder If that's a. spark v knock or cent. (5) 'Wonder if tbe wt'e bas finished shopping per arm. No matter which way you are! working parts thai if the to turn or1 njhetbfr you B to stop or aol, let the driver behind Remember that an know about It by .eitendlns. your i a tae piece ot machinery and arm. When a nun In the car be- colaidera'loa If tt Is bftnd sees an arm outalretcled he Is peeled to last eny time at at! Bud- s warned and slows up Involuntarily den Jars and Jerks wjl put any There la oely one to drive and until ne 'lnds oul what you are. go- chine oa tho junk pile in a lot ho lhere 1: 4bat Is to handle the car so that It fe to 7 I time then It always uttier decide to alov'. hanJled motor cars are so construct- a chance to turn aslle and feet Drive' carefuUy--do nothing" much shorter dlitance than can iroad is tbat nothing connected with a motor car should be dona Jerkily. JlAVhea you decide to turn, let the man behind yon know It by holding j r .your arm out at tall length. Do not (S) If I can park to turn and put your nrm out percent. A.......... (9) I'd better tell that fellow 1 .smashed bis per .cent. (JO) Wjfolgn thoughts meth- ods of per cent. STUDY ECONOMY .IN TYPE OF CAR dlstasslne the purchase of of economy a' new car, the" topic should bo paramount.. an all-exclu Economy ii term. In some re- specls It is with after you have begun to turn. Many a 0river has done this and then found that the aun In the rear could not stop In lime and tUat the otheV car'Jammed his and smashed the headllihts. iAnother ihlng to remember is io keep your d 1st a uco. Lon't crowd too close to the par in front. The mo- toristahead mayvhane lo stop sud- denly and then you can do notulnc but crash Into him. in'driving atonic main highways go slowly, especially on Sunday, and keep at leaut thirty feet from the rear o( the machine ahead ot you. At the epeed Uiat mote the road this is us- Cord or Fabric Investment and dollar-for-dollar jnally 'a aafe distance. You then lvalue. In Its broader sense you have your under full control at must consider performance, contort I all times and can slowly, 'and good looks when; obtained at a warning tie car in Ilie rear. medium price. Sturdlness of This firat principle of making lion arid 'proper workmanship your repair in most cases 'climbing. starting and great save much leat will quickly bake it into enamel, covering bojes and While'the'muffler 'on m'ost cars Is a most to get at, '.the' driver shonld It 'off oc- caeionally and.clean it or expect eventually to and per- hapSihave It John farmer near Kip- pen, sold two bags of clover seed and .bag'_ofy.limothy; Eee.d muffler, provides i whejo thp erhauat gases may expand cool, .thereby, lessening thoiprcBBure, and by permijttlng the gases (o-pass oft.sto'wly thrpngh th'e muljipliclty of'small pasiages cihaust the air quietly .In alca'd of with a rush'and big i Were Crude Early mufflers were rather c ondifwhile they did quiet the ox haust Often it was, at a great lop p powe'f" SecauBe'of back'trefsue: Be- cause cut-out was devisee being nothing more than a valv which permitted an eibaust direc into the air, for us o in starting or Q steep grades, or when extra -nowe was necessary. It was almost rmich of a nuisance as the open ex fioitsf and speedily cities onacte ordinances use :of (h culoul. Meanwhile manufacturers perfected the muffler to obvlato th defects nnd there was no longer nee of, tho cutout. That is why it n longer is furnished as a part of th regular equipment. There is no ion-rer back pressure. But it does not follow' that back proSsuo is impossible, for if. the mulflcr bo not kept clean the small openings. Iwlll jolog wllh carbon-soot from the exhaust. This may bccoma CO severe that- th'e engine will ba stopped or lose most of its power. The poor grades of gasoline have' a 'tendency to give, off more carbon than the better grades. Particularly would this bc.l-nc If the carburetor were out of adjustment, permitting an excess or gasoline to enter tlio cylinders. It