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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 24, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta eiti nvi'JLVE IB LRTHiminGE DAIL? HERALD SATUHDAY, ATOIL 21, 1020 Exhaust Echoes Garage Gossip NEWS OF THE) AUTO WORLDIKSST [COMIC-in PIT ILIUM. iu ULI tr C. Centre from Motor Leagues Shows Increasing Interest m Western Canada. are adieus for il to actire agai" ue siau to hear from anyone Interested in this awl U enthusiasm is shovra to call a nieeUng to discuss it iVp want everybody In town to be ir.iertvued in this so don't hes- itate. if you have any ideas, to come shoot them at me. J. P. Sp'alding. IT COSTS MORE NOW TO PROTECT AUTOS Th.e lollowiog i kene of Jtie Fernie >me Press tourist of the season hare ea. Wednesday-evening. He had come through from Oregon and was making tor the prairies. Did you see ils layout A Henry F. a 1 frame end canvas structure about 10 by 13 feet on it, and he bod a crowd' of eight persons with him. I dldni get a chance to talk much with him, as they were evidenlly m a hurry to get to the feed corrall. hut he to.d had some time on the road. Comiug down Morrissey hill they stuck and had to djs out. Owing lo some error in lie map which' is to go booklet, it hid to te ra-niede; Win the result tint -re Bhall noi. liave them until neit week. We have Bedded not to send 'the booklets out' without ;them, but -will have, everything ready so that they can- so out immediately they arrive, Thi4 is one .of the re- sults ot several people handling the delay, vdelay. So.far as Feraie is, concerned there will'be no more i, WO1 He people who would As a result o? experience in the last few years, duportsnt changes have .been made In the method of rat- ing as ivell as In the rate charge' for various classes of automobile In- surance. This decision was arrived ct a recent meeting of the Canadian Automobile Underwriters' Aisoclatlon, and Ihe new system .follows that which has been iu force in ihe United j States. atsd and we will see lo it that yourl The rulc-3 and raies became eftec- roeion is givea all possible publl- tlve March 1 of this year. Some of the outstanding changes iuclude a material increase in theft rates, which are now classified -according lo Iho make" of the car not the price as formerly. Cars most uopular with thieves have a rijhcr rate for Again the 525 deduction clause in collision assurance has been elimin ated and 550 deductible has becii sub- stituted. The' rate on commercial cars. has been greatly simplified. Itisl of seven" classifications according to industrial occupations, there are now nly three groups with a' resulting endoacy of lower rates, oa certain classes. Cars used for pleasure pur- poses only are subject to 19 per cent reduction on liability property damage. .'.'._ have some booklets sent to their friends' please'make out a-list at their names and addresses Bud let me It as 'soon .as possibk. The iockletfl will all be sent out from iny and wo -want to send; them itui jeople Who might he induced to take B motor trip through here, BO fa in the pleaaa them as much us; possible to city." The Yarapai County Chamber of Commerco of Prcscotl, Arizona! say "Many at our citizens have visited' TOUT "section, Including myself, and we are always pleaswl to recommend your scenery, hotel accommodation, etc." This bears out my statement that the.hotel accommodations hero compare very favorably with any other town of its site in the country. From Louisiana The Motor of Louisiana, N'eiy Orleans, ''Wo have approxi- mately-25 or SO members we know of who will tour-Western Canada this year ana'wfii'appreciate it very much [f you will send us "booklets Lo distribute" among them." Judging-by the abovo and many other letters along the same lines, there is certainly going to bo a very heavy travel through' here i his sum- auu up to', us all tot inftke this, tb.wn as .attractive acd endeavor to show these tourists look after .ey come.' In this way W9 sh'allvmcke ich onVor'ttieni so'away and aiver- Committee will; bo preparing the follow up pamphlets in" the course "of tho nest week or ten days, and will he glad to have sug- gestions. If anyone has an idea to offer, please oomo and see me. T par- ticularly want some dope ou indus- Expsrt .Tourists American Automobile lAzsool- trial possibilities and hunting. Trails "A representative it ihe Forestry ._ _____ department was up to see me the oJ New York sr.y: "We aulMotn'er day in respect-to tny. annlica- clpate that an unusually great num-'tiou to the government to cut trails her of our members will be making, up into the mountains. He Is going anosWea relative to touring in West- to make certain recommendations to emCanada this summer and are therefore anxious to secure all th details poEJfbfe' about- 'roads, hotel and ppkta of interest. Anything- you the department and I believe tnat our chances are good. J -would like- to see ihe Alpine Club reorganized and have spoken to sev an ppa have to'send will he greatly apprecl- 1 era! of the old members, who also LABOR M.P.P. WITH FOUR MOTORS FILLS'THE LEGISLATURE WITH AWE of.' '4 feather same pollt caLparty. -.The ordinary pHhlic usuail; member of Labor party as Comparatively poor. Oi -'other -hand, tho Conservatives saiO to te tho Tons of. Sttel Are Harder Stop Than Any Motor Cir'ftfadc to motor cars have'cost the lives o( many- people and.millions of dollars damage- since-the auto ilist must not only Tvatch himself but, the other fellow as well. Drivers often arc victims of the carelessness of others. And this !s just as true of icdestrains as motorists. "Too many foil'lo ob- serve the simple precaution of "slop, ooh and listen." Too msny pedes- :rains insist upon personal privilege the polnl of disastrous collision witli an automobile. A motorist may plainly be teycmd his rights fcy speed- ing, by ttj-usting his car over a cross- ing, or by driving on the wrong of the rond. fact that a motorist in guilty of gross law vfolati6n hardly compensates the- who per- sists Ih martyrdom to OBUblhh the legality of his posiUon and the Jaw- !cssnefl3 of motorist B. "A potlcslraln, haughtily conscious of Ills right to cross i street, will saunter casually, though the pavement bo.slipppry and though there is not the slighted assnrancc that the ap- motor, "toTiS of ftteel, will not resist the brakes and skid down upon him. There Is no question here j of the pedestraln's rights; the motor- 1st clearly may be at fault, .but what principle has been reinforced alter j the pcdtslraln has been Wiled or in- jured 7" At Railway Crossings i InvMtiBallonn have clearly shown that often motorists will not take proper precautions at railway cross- ings, appearing to act in practically the same manner as the pedeslraln in above quotation. They' swm to forget that the train, thousands ot