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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 21, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE TEN x THE LETKBRIDGE DAILY HERALD SATURDAY. AUC.l'ST 21, t'J Exhaust Echof Garage Gossip NEWS OF THE WiththeMotorirts of South Alberta np inium c? TIJJT uiv HIILLLU: ulnl Question of Weight arid-Facility of Detachments Interests British Experts The Overseas Daily Mail has re- cantly issued an excellent Motor and Cycle Trade Supplement, containing much information as to automotive conditions iu Great Britain and tho Empire. The fol- lowing extract is from an article signed !I. J." Due of the very interesting develop- tnenls from, and incidentally evidenc- es of the closer mutual influence oj design from both sides of tho Atlantic is the csleni to which are increasing detachable popularity in America while detachable rims arc becoming commoner ou British tars. At present detachable wheels undoubt- edly bo'd sway on British vehicles, but iiovertheleES several r.ro making a shy appearance fitted with detach- able rims, sometimes instead of de- tachable wheels, as sup- plementary to them. The detachable vvhcel on American cars was until! comparatively recently so TtUT r-.s io he almost capable of'just description as but now every! I'clasr" Aincricari i-ar that comes to i Great Britain !b filled with" detach-! able wheels, ami in one Or two j the makers have gone wholo-hog- of the practical user is the ex- tent ttwhkb a rim or wheel may be affected by weather conditions. The nuts bolts generally to hold a rim in petition are brought much more intimately into contact with aiud and water oa met roads than sre ico.nota end bolts or other locking device In the neighborhood o! j iho bub for the detachable wheel, and, however often a wise owner may it advisable to rejiiove his wheels simply to sure that they can be removed readily when need arieee ou the road, he should re-move his detachable rims at least twice as often. Speaking generally, the score from the point of ease of detachablitly Is all on the side ot the wheel, and, when ail Is said and done, ease of dftachaHHty -is surely thp most important consideration with wheel or rim. To give a definite contusion which must, however, be taken as no more than a personal opinion. 1 feel that after weighing the pros and cons tho final advantage will ho found to lie with .the.detachable wheel. The ei- trri weight .of the wheel, although it must not He overlooked, js in my opinion not sufficiently important to influence seriously one's.choice, and us most wheels- the wire type, are-now detached- and hold in position -by bolts passing through their nftvo Plates, the- question of rust is not fcy any means so ultimately pressing as it is with the detachable rim por'e'and simple. days. Sorst Tred Aneth, ftocch Ann, vbo been in ot lb.e jniaierM for two rears, mnnouncM- i An ot tfco demand made for the be mM, .coulii gained toe that more than Frew h belrceli and an equal number 'of an I forms had disposed ot. j To Tiriooi poaU of the. American Legion 'have been glten. AU rcqwats Bra filed at the office ot ithe director ifcefute permlstlon Is giiea to Inspect (and aeJect the trophies. This Totat Will Practically Be] Reached By End of Present Year MAKING THE STREETS SAFE FOR MOTORISTS tirely. Weight Reduction This bplng ttc case it opens up an iuterestinjj lice of discussion, for Iho Incipient purchaser of his first car io which of the I'.vo equipments is most desirable. TJie most obvious point of comparison leads to a con- plusion in faror of the rim, (or the rim with tha tiro is lighter to carry Should Divide Purchaser's Con- sideratiqn With Perform- ance and Appearance Tn the purchase of a motor car's pprfon always demands two certain points. They are invariably per- formance and appearance. There Is another point which should be glv- _ en carefal con side rat ion. and that than the "complete wheel fitictl Is according (o Charles and the reduction of weight in: F. Buelte. every little detail has beenj "Ail automobile has but one safety stated previously Jn. these pages, thej keynote of modern progress. It mnyj pe thpuglit that the weight of a whcol or is so small as to oe iricftiiiiblD of exercising any influence on the ce-rcS-itHs car, but it niiist fie remembered ihat.STery-Htm detail' brakes. Appearance and power, are atsaredly one should never overlook the u -year ago. wbtn' selecting his" the brakes are highly important, too. _ "A-yital-partiol the car fis and if one with one'i weight iioiie direction by a'rigorous t paring' in another the 'oifect is apt tc a Tery important curatilatire in- fluence on the running of gives the brakes erippjugrpoiver. '.The There is now a car for ev'ery family in the United Ststce. estf- inutes the Will Street Journal, bas ing its prediction on a toial 'popula- tion of lOojOfrO.OOO and count lag five persons tu the family. The official replster of both passoiiger and com- meroial cars jvill shortly he MO. The number motor tars now in use. in spite of tbe handicap j to manufacturing imposed by the war. is now more than double that j recorded iu 1916. "Tiie enthusiasm! for motor stocks m AVali Street is no irreater than thoffinterest display-) ed in all sections ?of the United States automobile and says the financial authority quoteii. above, "In addition to the many attractions offered by the machine itself ihcre is the extra stimulant of road building- opening up new possibilities for the auto- _ Probably one billion dol- j lars will bo expended within the neitl few years by the various states on j good roads, foreshadowing increased pleasure riding and sliorl-liaul trans- portation by As for the pres- ent situation: A the automobile situa- tion in the forty-eight states and the District of Columbia shows ihnt there will be automobiles, both passenger and commercinl, oflt- ulally listcil on December 31. The .yi9 registry, ueodless to say, will be'a new high record and compares with actual tabulatlon of cars at the end of This increase of 22 per cent, follows exactly the same progress during the 191S year despite the purported shortage of cars. j By the turn of the new year there! Trill a car for every fourteen per-1 sons in the United States, based on the cstinmted iiopulatiou of I In tlie :Nrew Kngland I states with a car for fifteen persons, and in the- eastern region with one for every Ihe ia near rate., IJowcrer, Very important from' the point of III Babys Own Soap fragrant creamy lather of "Bafcy's Own Soap" nntl its absolute purity won a great popularity. Jt't latfrrBtty Irnlcg is riot .only' sabjected f strain, butCit also hpat 'which results from fricUon wben the hiakcs are applied. whk'h brake'. lin- ing receives will, of course, c.-.use oven the hedt material to trear after time; However, most garages f.nd repair stations rellne brakes and very little iinie Is lost in having thora Jo so., -It is tho best plan Then Drakes are re'lined, to sei that the same ma- terial Is used aa that -which original- ly came. -from the, car.'1 j CANADIAN DRUGGISTS fcLECT 1920 OFFICERS .MOTHER! that the auto dodging season U with we that Vf'e can confer a signal hon- or on pedestrians by publishing safety. So If you' would save yourielf a broken limb, the following cart- fully: 1. Pedestrians crossing street at night shal) a white lignt In front and a red light in the rear. 2. Before turning to the right or left, they give three short blast? on a horn at least three inches in diameter. 3. When an experienced auto- mobile driver Ij nsrvous by a pedestrian, he shall indicate the same and the pedestrian shall hide behind a tree unlit the auto- mobile Ins pasted. 4. Pedestrians shall not carry In thslr pockets any sharp Instru- ments which automobile tires. 5. In dodging automobiles, ped- cstriins shall not run more than seven mlfet per hour. 6. Pedotrians must register at the beginning of each year and pay a license fee of 55 for the 'privilege of living. There shall he no rebate if they lio not live the entire year 7. Each pedestrian before re- ceiving his license to walk upon the streets must demonstrate be- .fore an examining board his skill in dodging, leaping, crawling and extracting himself from machln-' cry. 8. Pedestrians-will ae 'held re- sponsible for all damage done to automobiles or th'elr occupants by collision. 9. Pedestrians must wear a mir- ror on left "shoulder so that they will be 'tell whether.traffic- is approaching from" the rear and shall always.signal wllh leflhlnd when turning to the Exchange. lied'effort-has been spent iu Us Udj- ELECTRIFYING PARIS nical development. Only one out of dtTRIinnAV a number of plants built in thii coun- .aununnarv try has. however, been considered a commercial success. PARIS, Aug. ot The forest Products Laboratory! planned In and interrupted by, liter a careful investigation of the the Paris saburban railroad service. ol iheee. plants has-conclud-1 lhe war> is fcocoonuit a fact on-thq 'upon tlie proper design, aud management of the plain rathts- than ils chemical or fcr- me-ntoiopcal features. 1-argfl volumes MADISON, the increas- ing price of gasoline- and the demand for motor care, has farther iaTfstlgatton as to'tlie prac- ticability using wood alcohol in form for a motor fuel. Regular wood (methy) alcohol as a Eubtti- tute.for gasoline seems to-be -s ly out the" quest Ion t hV present Illrae since Us market price IB about a gallon, but then been considerable talk about grain alcohol made from wood for gasoline and this may be possible' it the: price o! gasoline goes high enough or if t'uis deoatored alcohol Is now selling (or about H a gallon, can be manufactured more cheaply Waste Wood May Be Used. Because of the increase in the cost of gasoline, the production of ethyl (grain) alcohol from wood should celvo the undivided attention of lofgo si.w mill operators and other1 producers of wood said the Forest Products Laboratory in a bul- letin on the development of' ethyl al- cobol from wood. One Ion of di-v coniferous sawdust or other form of wasle will yield from 15 to 25 galloni o{ ISO proof spirlt Thls material in tbe vicinity o! a saw mill or other large wood-working plant, is in some cases an item of loss and in other-cases it is not woryi m'oro than 30 or 50 cents a ton, there; fore iUe price of raw material in e gallon of ethyl alcohol from sawdust is about two cents. If. tbs-manufac- turing costs of producing ctbyl alco- hol from wood can be reduced to a' figure approximately lhe same as lhe "coat of produclion froni graiu or ino- lasses, we iiaro a large margin In the cost of raw material in favor of the ol low grade materials must be handled quickly and efficiently under unusual techhicai-' conditions'. Tlie perfection necessary acid-re- sisting ot' apparatus with the utilization of natcrial whoso mere removal at' present is an expense, justifies a ferious conBideratlon 'of tbxs future ot this industry." state lines and tb.' ul POuiiS' suu have been, strong ou a considerable part of tbe lines but the electric loco- motives and other equipment are not yet ready. Sr Tbe nearby utatioiK, at first, win be V served by the electric trains and tha f more distant points by the prevent steam system. The electrification la' counted upou to relievo the 'bad gesllon on all suburban lines.. ONLY TABLETS MARKED "BAYER" ARE ASPIRIN f Not Aspirin at All without the "Bayer RADIATOR. CLEANING ilifou'ghout lie coun-' One oT most- ofil try is not the ratio the one for every hreuiy-t-ivo in the youth, ten in the middle Vest, iiiue In tho far and one for every eight sons along tho Pacific sloye. Hi CUM "California Syrup of Figs" Child's Best Laxative I MONTREAL, Aug. 3 late i hour last night tbe Canadian puar- macentlcal association, irilh the elec- i lion of officers for tho coming year, practically brought its eighth annual I convention to a close. J. F. TremMn I of Montreal, was elected president, George Hibbrml of Toronto, was re-elected secretary. Western delegates to serve on com- mittees Included: Legislation committee: T. H, Tloh- inson, British Columbia; E. Tscsbitt. Manitoba; Cant. Fringe, Alberta, and Mr. .Mc.Mullen, Saskatchewan. Canadian formulary: J. O. Mill, Manitoba; P. J. Rooney, Saskatch- ewan; J. Lines, Alberta, and J. H. Em- cry. .British Columbia. Pharmaceutical...education: C. CanipWll. C. S. Mconey, Alberta; P. C. Stoarman; British Col- Tt, Martin; Snukatchowsn. Cominercfr.l Intcrepts: E. S. Knowl- lon, British Colnrnbla; -D. Camp- Siell. Manitoba; II. B. Koch, Sastalch- jcwan; J. McDcrmld, Alberta. Kinanco commHtec: II. Brorlye, Saskatchewan: A. J. Brown. Mani- toba; A. M. McUuffy, British'Colum- bia, and J. A. Warner, Greaf Demand for Caplured Him Guns and Ofher War Plunder from tho alcohol.from wood waste. Tn recent years the production of ethyl alcohol from sawdust Bas received a great deal of attention and much money package which contima Then you getting real the geoniTW Aspirra pre b haiciiBS for orer aine tern Now, made fn name or you are not taking Handy iin .boxes conUuung 1 lets cost but a- few Dmggists also sell larger flt, all. ccept only Aspirin1' in au unbroke Tttere only Aspirin the trada (rrziiiiiTid Is' of Sayrr MKnafactartt of Wono- of SiinollfucEa. TThile IL U Ibkt Atplrla memai lo pufcUc Ihfl Tablen of Btrer Company. l-b stixijipfrd wllh Ihtlr aencral mart, CroH." tor of the scale which forms-in it In to fill the water system with a strong j solution of washing soda and hot j water, running the engine for about fifteen minutes. The soda solution is then drained out of the system ami the scale trill Do not-race lhe cairying out Ibis process. CARING FfJR TOOLS .It is nn wrap good Eiich ad'drills, wrenches, etc.. in uilcil cloths before 'stowing them away in the tool compartment. The oiled clntli prevents) the imple- ments from which.IB 'liiite likely to happen in- the courso ot a strenuous eeuaon's 'runuing. YORK, Aug. 21.- ot war trophies brought battle fields of France for use during the Liberty Loan and utter drives are being distributed at the warehouse of the French mission here. The ma-! by the French, British and Germans.! cavalry swors. cuirasses, shells and soldier equipment, j Large demands, (or trophies lir.v o easy to drop Cigarette, Cigar, 01'Chewing habit San Francisco to New York 3347 Miles 14 Hours 43 Minutes LOWERS TRANSCONTINENTAL RECORD BY 12 HOURS, 48 MIN. AN- OTHER ESSEX GOING YORK TO SAN FRANCISCO BROKE THE RECORD FOR HOURS, 13 COM- PLETING JR1P IN 4 So Essex Holds theTrariscdhtmefitail Record Both Ways AUTOMOTIVE ERA BEGAN 60 YEARS AGO IN EUROPE "Fifty ytars ago the sutomoblle was the experiment of a few in- trepTd tnventfirs. It was elapsed by the public with the Inventions of jules Verne, wonderfut hut im- practical. Not even in their wild- est fancies did ths early inven- tors conlsive that theFr Inven- tions would grow to be the third greatest manufacturing Industry In the country, "Surprising as it may seem, the automobile is the progenitor of the locomotive. The first auto- mobile was built and tried 50 years Ittfo'rc the first railroad track was.laid. Cap'.aln Enlcholas Joseph Cug. nnt Is credited with having con- strutted In 1769-the first 'motor propelled road vehicle that actu- ally ran. Stsam was the activat- ing force." BATTERY MARKING TOOL Accept "Californiii .Syrup o! figs for.tho namo California oo the packaga. then you aro sure your child is bavihg (he best and most liarmleas.ptiysfe.for the IHtle sloinacs, An old ptar drill bcia roughly in Jiver and bou'els. Children JofO Its tlir; form of a LT, with a fruity laste. Full directions on each ground on ono end and a minus Softie. You tnusi ?ay oil tho either, makes an for marking JM.tory terminals. come from Inland cities. to the Xo-TcfBsv iiis helped thousands to Major Jean .Malye. director of the break tlie rosily, nerve-shattering to- Bureau of Information. Direction habit. Whenever you -have a erale Lies Services Francais Am Etats longing lor a smoke or chew, just Unis, now in this city. !.plain tablet in One of tbu large-is singly collections, j your moiitli Inntrud. All desire stops, with the'execution of that given to Shortly the bnbit If. completely brok- for the National Jhiseum, to tlie Army l Navy Clut) of America. The trophies will be preserved in a suitable 'environ- ment lo bo Included in the plans for and yon aro better oil mentally, physically, financially. It's no easy, so simple. Get a Iw.t ot No-To-Usc and If it (Toesu't release you from nil S for tobacco any farm, your i the new clubhouse tlisl is] dnisgisl will cutnnd your'money with' to be erected in honor of the killed in the war. The collection of 50 pieces is made up ot cannon, fianie tbron-iTa, trench mnrlars, machine -gnus, bayotietg, rifles, sv-'uitlis cuirasses, cutting machines, trench, stores. brajiern. warrnitey, shells and shell and other inter i estliiK and valuable trophies. 'Tho OTlfction was made AdrH- U' yuane floty, S- Signal <'orp3. retire- rejitlnx tbe club. Tanks anil ficl'I frnni ouc ton to ten re.-ertly) bavr: bec-n (jivcn to ettic.T like r SI. Louie, C'rmtlauoosa mid others n j fai- nway 113 A huge Crnnaii lisieniu.ir liJ3 u'jC'ii fjiveil lif ijiiKinriiyhi, A. J. cluir a v.-blppet tank. thn .Xatiounl .Museum at Washington was awarded a largo 16-mnn lank. Oilier valuable pieces were seU lo Washington, iriclnriing riii alrpbne fiamvlc pieces ot all the foreign arlti lery usefl the war, uniforms iini! li'jld Tlw iirizo n! iho collection, ii Hlg iierlli.i. dtlincd by Mt. Kisto, Y.. frti placed in a prum- iuent thore. The Stalo I'ni- vorfcitj, of KrjnJje, J-i.. luis re- ptiiiijnonl nJ a iiiiri.'u.n WTifr. nooya given a Cicrman 1-V) niillimeter Ibrce tons. 'I'lic ('hiraKo lolleclion was cliofien by Colonel M. Marr. It will be shipped to that 'vlthln tho neit out iniDiillon. Xd-To-Baii-je made-by the owners of Cascare'.s; therefore is thoroughly hit THE SHOOTING SEA- SON will lio on shortly. I! our auprjllea now to ?nvo delay. You will KCI (Ire best of sor vi co Local Agents: CONSUMERS' SMITH COMPAUY UIMITED ....ililti V-xo Essex louring cars. carrylr.s'lJ.S. Mail, each one maWne the entire trip between San Francisco and Js'ev.- York, have set the tltnt! records for their respective directions across the American continent. And thus lo Essex another distinction for reliability and endurance. N Escopt for erne airplane record, these tvco Ksses cars hare crossjd the continent in less time than wns.evor recorded by'any travellins machine, thtf fastest time possible between San Francisco and Now York by train is slightly less than the time taken by the light weight economical Kasoi. lint in the "case of the railroad train, dtffer- 'ect locomotives aro used, caci fulling the train only a fow hundred miles. From .Cbeycnne to Omaba Ihe route taken by Essex was 13 miles lonser ihnn tlie "tiinrj routo of thd famous (Overland l.imilfi! yet lime was but ono hour lunger than tbe ex- press train time, THE WORLD'S MOST J COVETED RECORDS i From tlie Uays of, the Prairie Pony Express and the Completion of the nieii have sought to establish new transcoritijia'u- t.al tlmo records between the Atlantic r.nd Pne'illc Occajis. It lias called tor the btghest development of Bliih and couiago. An'l It as in Inp v'asa oJ "the motor car. btazo.U tlie wuy lo incchanfcal re- Itebillty. The purpoac oMhis tCsscx test was lo prove Ils reliability. In the period, of HI hours was mure strains, more for enfluinnce nnd mechp.nical strength than'the average demands in a Ufa time. Kve-ry requirement of molo' car psrfonnanco was mot by those twj cars. Anil ihft fact thai they so vionsisleritly mol their tasks proves nniformity. The speeds at which, they were not so unusual, for.another Essai stock car had OD a Bjiecdway track cono miles in 50 hours. But in thc-transcontinenlal nms, some towns had to be crossed: Crowded traffic imposed its obstacles to consistent goins.-ivionntain ranges iu the East and West Kith grades each called for thu uiriidit ot hill clinbing ability. Few will ever motor all the way icross Amef- .-lea aud therefore cannot know Uie Tar- ietifs of condltlonR encountered. But let each reader apply to his consideration of.-whit.Essei has experience ho 'has ever met in his owe driving. It will glvo apyrecialioa of ESESX reliability. tlGHT HOW- ESTABLISHES HELIABILITY How. gradual hate men'come to a realization .thai a light weight car can also offer rcJlauc.0 performance. Esses has led the way for lhat was its Ironi the very first. Kconotny is of growing im- portance. .Men want 10 save- in fuel a'nrS In first toat3. Unt.lhey want no sacrifice in performance tinqneatloncd rcliabllilj-. Esaex offered itself to (Jje public -without, claim. Now -rtiore than owners know and pralss its-wovth. Owner cars liiflt bad driten upwards ot 'Jj.tMlO were ussd in tho recent nation wide Kssex week fo establish reliability; economy, speetl and hilt climbing records. I To Essex owners the vrlnniuE of the cotiLlnnn'.nl records is not a Biirprisc. But who do not know Kssex porforniaace and rellabll ity jijuftt regard that tbcso two trips across tha continent aro as Important Iu marking mechan- ical as any similar event In the biHtory of tho motor car. Henderson Kane, Limited DISTRIBUTORS OF HUDSON AND ESSEX CARS WATCH THE ESSEX ;