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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - August 4, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta SATURDAY, AUGUST 4,1917 THE LETHDMDGE DAILY HERALD PAGE SEVEN Garage Gossip Exhaust Echoes NEWS OF THE AUTO WORLD With the Motorists of South Alberta Banff Auto Centre of Province This Week Banff l.q Indeed on tho auto map thuBO dnys. A total of 358 anion entered lianff park during tho pant two weeks, mid every car'had'at least 5 paanengers, ao practlcnlly 1800 prr-hio people have ruarto uho of the National Highway In that timo. It Is Interesting to know where these pcoplo fume from. Several cars ramo from Asslnlbola, Moose Jaw, (,'iiton and Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. One enthusiast, Mr. J. A. McKcnzie, Moose Jaw, travelled for 8 days with wife and :'. chlldron, with trailer to carry suppllos and camp equipment nn an-iiouiHomen*. by President Lent Hint the various clubrooniti in the �.ltv wen: at the disposal of the visitor.;. Tic mentioned the Automobile club, Shilne, Hoard or Trade, Y.M.C.A. The convention terminally) with a banquet at the Calgary Auto club last night. This morning at !> o'clock the delegates will moot at the Public Library, Centra! park, anil about 7i"> cars will make the trip to Banff, where they will be entertained by the department of the interior. Sessions of the Alberta Motor league may be resumed at Banff. ready lo conic lo an undpr.slandiu.';, M. lluysmans declared, and the Frem-h parliament already has disclaimed "alleged annexation designs" by which die German government trind to make capital to check the peace current. "It depends solely upon Germany to show Its good will," he says, "or bear the entire responsibility for the fourth winter campaign." v.a.s has been initiated or fostered by automobile (dill- i. Cvery light against unfair taxation, aimed againsl automobile owners has been back'd by automobile clubs. Kvery movement to insure the motorist a square ileal lias usually originated in automobile (dubs. REASONS FOR BELONGING TO AN AUTO CLUB Every law on the statute books favorable to automobile owner; was placed there by automobile clubs. Kvery unfair automobile law knocked out in recent years was killed by automobile clubs. Every struggle against unduly severe prosecution by potty ollicials who have shown ofliciousness toward motorists lias been waged by uiitonioblle clubs. Every movement for belter high- FROM BILL TO HINDY > London, Aug. -A Copenhagen dispatch to lleuter's Limited, contains the following message telegraphed by Emperor William to Field Marshal von Hiudenbiirg: "It Is n need of my heart, my dear Held marshal, at tho conclusion of the tbird year of this mightiest of all wars in which you incessantly and with brilliant strategy and art ha.'e defied the enemy's suiKir-lor forces and cleared the way for our armies to victory, to express anew to you my inexhaustible thanks. 1 grant you the cross and star of tho high command of any royal orders of tho bouse of tloheiizollern. The badger will be posted immediately." SOCIALIST HITS GERMANY Copenhagen. Aug. 3.-The Vosslche Zcitung under a Stockholm date, prints an interview given by Camille Huysmans, secretary of the International Socialist conference, criticizing Germany. K. Huysmnns is quoted as saying that the Reichstag resolution remains a scrap of paper unless converted into deeds and declares that tangiblo results are not expected by the Socialists conference unless German democracy musters courage lo put an end to the military reactionary autocracy thoroughly democratizing parliament. Austria and Russia are CHAUTAUQUA WEEK Automobile Owners from the Country-Attention! MCLAUGHLIN GAKAUK. 1 lth ST. .S. UNDER NEW MANAGEMENT, NEWLY EQUIPPED. FIRST CLASS MECHANICS. 24-HOUR SERVICE. WAITING ROOM WITH EVERY CONVENIENCE FOR LADIES. BAGGAGE AND PARCELS RECEIVED AND STORED UNTIL CALLED FOR. Lethbridge Motors Ltd. provinces,-tho trip to Banff Is idoal, i but this is only tho beginning of a mo- causo il burna rapldy. tor trip to be remembered forever, for o� tnls important feature a complete the nuto road 28 miles west of Banff "bricating system Is supplied, consist-is even in better shape than the road lnE �* pump, tank, sight feed on dash to Banff, and what wonders await tho ai�u ta0 necessary piping, niitoist. 1GV4 miles west of Banff a An olaborato system Is necessary to scenic featuro surpassing in boauty', supply this, namely a battery to pro-and surprises the Niagara Gorge, and j vide current, switch to control cur-the Yosomlto, Johnston Creek Canyon. Hero the autoist may pause, alight from his car, and climb by trail up the Johnston Canyon, over rustic bridges which bring you first to the right bank, and then left, always at a point where below you see tho glacier stream, gorgeously beautiful In its angry swirl. Up for % of a nillo you wend your way by rustic inclines and stairways, past rushing falls and swirling pot holes,-one moment 300 foot above the canyon and then a fow feet above tho stream on tho rustic bridges built by the flro wardens, supervised by Canada's most foremost forestry officer, the Chief Game Warden, Mr. Hugh Slbbald- and then in th� distance you see far above you boiling spray gleaming silvery white In the rays of the sun and a loud thunderous roar greets you, and thon you inako one moro ascont, cross the last of the six bridges and inclines, and then spellbound you stand silent and gaze upon the greatest scenic feature of Banff National Park, tho awo-inspir-' lug Twin Basin Falls, and as you gaze tho spray rising high abovo you gleaming in the light of tho sun, silhouettes in wondrous glory a rainbow which rivals tho glory of the rainbow of Nl-, ugara. j Only opened up this year, the tour-; Ists and autoists arc going in scores every day to see Johnston Creek canyon. Have you seen Johnston Crook Canyon? they ask. Wonderful! Won-I derful! Gorgeous! thoy exclaim. | This is only one of tho thousands of ! ' Scenic features west of Banff along the auto road. As you leave Banff you i wend your way Along the beautiful ' Vermilion Lake, passing through a long avenue of pines along the base of Stony Squaw, Mt. Edith and the Saw Back Ranges ever stretching before you in gorgeous panorama; the sllvory waters of the Bow gleam enticingly; Cilant Mountuin, massive, and queenly Mt. Brett and every rock and shadow of Pilot Mountain entice and lead you Into the many wonders open tor autoists; und then at a turn of the road, ' far down Pine Tree Avenue you see regal Mt. Castle, and to the left across the Bow you see magic Sulphur Mt., Mt. Dou'rgoau, and up the Rod Earth Creek Canyon, rising strangoly beautiful in the distance giant Mt. Cory, I symbolical of fits strength and wisdom of the excellent gentleman who ; has for so many y�ar� ably acted as I Deputy Minister of the Interior. Aad then you coute to tho forks of rent, so that operator may start or stop motor at will; coil to Induce a spark which will jump an air gap, Interrupter to time spark so that it will occur Just at tho beginning of the power stroke, distributer to deliver the current to the different spark plugs at the right time and according to the firing order, spark plugs to conduct the current Into the cylinder and produce a spark in the explosive mixtures. Quito a formidable list, but one which can be mastered if the part's aro studied In sequence. The running gear consuvs 0! the wheels, tires, brakes, springs and steering' gear whose function* are well known. Tho mystery of mystor ies, however, is the differential, which drives the rear wheels at different speeds while turning corners and at the same speed while the car is going straight ahead. Indian ^ ^ Motorcycles Are Built Throughout of Chrome Vanadium Steel This is the toughest, strongest steel made, also tho most expensive. Wo have just received a shipment of Cleveland Bicycles.- Something now and a beauty, every ono of them. D. L MacDonald Phone 1032 412 4th Aye. THE TREND IS TOWARD Increase 160% OF TODAY MITCHELLS The Autoist Who Seeks The beet equipment for hie car will make no mistake when he drlvee up to our' door. For here He will find all the newest and bent In auto supplies of every description,, We handle standard product* only and the satisfaction they eneure Is atteeted by the regular patronage of many of the most experienced motorists li� this locality. We Sell Warner Lenses Complies with the Alberta Motor Vehicle Act which requires two white lights in front. BAALIM MOTOR CO. BACK OF UNION BANK HARRY HOLMAN, Mgr. The World's verdict on Mitchell's-as built by John W. Bate-is becoming very evident now. There are 70,000 Bate-built Mitchells running. 80 70,000 owners, scattered all the world over, are voicing opinions on this unusual car. As a result, Mitchell sales last year nearly doubled any previous record. And this fiscal year's sale, for the first six months, increased 160 per cent, over last year. But the Ideal Mitchell which we aimed at has but lately been completed. It has been a slow evolution under Mr. Bate's direction-the final result of 700 improvements. It has taken three years, for instance, to double our margins of safety. This year, for the first time, we were able to announce our 100 per cent, over-strength. It has taken years to develop-to build and equip-this modern efficiency plant. This year, for the first time, we occupy our model body plant. So the Mitchell of today, with its countless distinctions, is just becoming known. The Mitchell Appeal The Mitchell offers at least 20 per cent, extra value, because of our factory economics. Millions have been spent under John W. Bate to reduce factory cost on this car. 1 It offers a lifetime car, because of vast over-strength. Our tests and standards are now based on twice tho usual margins of safety. And two Bate-built Mitchells that we know of have already run over 200,000 miles each. It offers 31 features-like a power tire pump-which nearly all cars omit. It offers shock-absorbing springs which have never yet been broken. And which make the Mitchell the most comfortable car ever known. It offers exclusive body styles, designed and built by Mitchell experts. And combining'all the attractions found in 257 show models. It offers beauty and luxury In rare extreme. In the past year alone we have added 24 per cent to the luxury cost of this car. It offers twj sixes, so no one needs to pay for room or power not wanted. The John W. Bate Idea The basjc Idea in the modern Mitchell was to eliminate factory waste. To build the whole car in a single plant at a minimised labor cost. The result has been to cut Our factory cost in two. Then to spend part of that saving to build an extra grade car. On a car of doubled endurance. On a uniquely complete car. On a car of unusual beauty. You will'see the final result In your Mitchell showroom today. Examine it well, and put it to the test. Compare it point by point-including price-with other like-class cars. See your dealer's list of the great engineers who selected this car for their own use. Do that for your own sake before choosing a fine car. It may save you many years of regret. MITCHELL MOTOR8 COMPANY, Inc. Racine, Wis., U. S. A. \fUnlinl1-~a roomy 7-passonger Six, with JUHi,nuiim.mch wheelbage and ly developed 48-horse power motor. a high- $1525 Four-passenger Roadster, $1560; Sedan, 12240; Cabriolet, 11960; Coupe, $2060. �� Also Town Car and Limousine. V.- / i:V, i - -,- Mitchell SIXES TWO SIZES .Mitchell Junior-; "SSSTJuK >orsepower $1250 with 120-inch motor; quarto bore. - - on similar lines, IbaHe and 40 horsepower tMh smaller All Prices f. o. b. Hacine. THE BIJOU MOTOR PARLORS, Distributors /'The House of Service" Lethbridge, Alberta ;