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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 25, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta EIGHT LETHBR1DGK DAILT HERALD AUGUST Garage Gossip Exhaust Echoes NEWS OF THE AUTO WORLD of South Alberta By Eleanor Mack Park in Southern has been the resort oj thousands o holidayers ibis Us lakes Icem with its shady turesque mountains and spacious camping grounds proved attractive to the people of the southern towns and such as Fincher Creek and Chnlstonl Many cottages have been erected during ihe past few months and dur ing this summer tepees and tents vrero almost as numerous In Lake Park as houses on the residen tial streets of one of tlie western This park has wonderful possibili ties and with even a small amount oC development it wUl vie with any of the national parks of America for scenic It has the greatest todies of wpter of any the national parks or these teem vrilh In fact fisbjng is one of the popular sports the park There are fine trout of good dimensions to be found there and it is not unusual to catch one of ien or fifteen while occasionally a good fisherman Is rewarded with one that will tip the scales at twenty or thirty The mountains may not have as much suow as those of the Yoho Val ley and Kocky Mountain but they have a red and blue coloring that place them in a class by them On a bright day one is struck with the coloring as the sun plays on the rocky peaks and lights up and displays the full beauty of the green and siiii thousands of feet Like most mountain streams and lakelets the water in Waterton Lake Is of pure green and in some places of great The late Kooieuay who was a well known old limer of the Lab measured therfeith In a Jew places anil found the deepest point to be three hundred Like most points in Southern the weather Is sometimes windy which makes the lake rough at It is not unusual to see rowboats and canoes hug gin the There are several launches which go up and down the a of eighl miles every A trip to the head of the lakes from this ppiut into the heart of Gla cter National park of the United t States is one of iue popular outings of this There are wonderful scenic points within If not scenic points of the other Canadian national such as the Waterton lake itseU which divides Into two upper connected by a won derfully beautiful The won derful Cameron fed by Cam erou with its series of beautiful Hell Roaring canyon with equally beautiful cascades and water falls fed from three lakelets lying at the foot of Sofa and Sheep moun Karklu lake lying at the foot of Harkin The numerous waterfalls in Cameron and Hell Roar ing canyons are wonderful and when opened up and made easy of access to the public the park ivitl have fea tures to be proud Under he sup ervision of the superin tendent of this promising Can ada Is assured that tbe development wid be rapid and up to It was In order to study the situa tion uuj learn more about the scente features of Canadas youngest that IX national lecturer for the Dominion spent a couple of It is very interesting to find that while here Johnsou met Sterling the famous park of ficer of the department of tue and super visor of American a position similar to that held by liar commissioner of the parks ot and to learn from iheso seullesueu that ViaterUm Lakes park was the envy of the park officers of the United Tncse went so far as to suggest ihal they would be glad to link up their Glacier National with this Cana dian by means of a motor This matter was discussed thoroughly with the result that decision was made that Washington woulil confer with Ottawa on the through Sterling who promised to take the matter up as soon as he re turned to the A point worth noting In this connection is the fact that it would only be necessary for the Dominion sovernmeut to build four and a halt miles of road to connect with the boundary where the proposed Ameri can road would meet The writ er has reliably informed that the Great Northern railway intends to erect a chalet at foot of lower Waterton a distance ot three miles from where the Canadian por tion of the motor road would thus assuring this park and the towns and cities of Southern Alberta ot a con stant stream of American which ivouM add millions of dollars to the ecoFomic wealth of Once the American tourist arrived at the font of the lake gained a view of the beautiful park which Sins almost at this point they would be lured across the boundary line and into the heart of the scenic beauty of this portion of the Once they have entered they traverse the provincial roadto the fianffna tional park further With the completion of the national highway through tbe Unking v Al berta with British con stant stream of tourists will pass over this route to tho Iacitto vist litghVay end back to the United Thus it cau be seen that with the cooperation of ill United Slates park department and the uuTldlog Us share of the proposed International motor road the completion ot Canadas iwrtlon of this district and the ilauff national a new era will be gin In this pan ui Alberta and Hrltlsh Columbia will reap one of the Guest crops that Canada caa namely the tourist crop as a result ot our sceuic features anil op portunities for sport and recreation Both of provinces have sceuic points unrivalled 3nd unequalled any other nation in the Already many American parlies have raado their way Into Waterlou Lakes park over extremely difficult Sterling Yard with aud and and of the department of the In headed one of the parties which spent several nays there last They came In by pack train from Glacier National There was another party sentlng the Prairie club of including about twenty outofdoor en They arrived by way of Glacier hAfng tramped over the rugged trail all the In fact there have been about twentyfive American outfits lo pass over from Glacier park this thus demonstrating beyond cjuestioq if this park was made easy of access by motor roads Canada would receive a visit from piaeliealiy every tourist who entered Glacier JOHN WILLYS HEADS CURTISS AEROPLANE COMPANY president of the WillysOverland probably has been made president of the Cur tlss Aeroplane This announce ment follows a meeting held this1 month In by the direc tors of the Curtlss Accort Ing to William head ot the Buffalo Copper Brass Rollins la whkli Willys is largely ulH be made vice president and general manager of tho Curtlss Plans are being arranged for the merger ot the Willys aud Curtiss In and shares ot stock of the Curtlss company are to be marketed at to provide ad dltlonal working capital The Curta company has received a airplane order Irora tho United States Willys has been made a mem ber ot the voting trust of the Curtlss Aeroplane to succeed James Em who has Kep vicepresident of the Willys Overland has also been mad a a director of Curllss to succeed Glenn Curtiss announced at the meeting that he Is developing a new fighting plane which will operate at a speed of 150 U Is expected that the Curtiss com pany will receive orders from ths allies in the next two or three months for worth ot Great Britain Is expected tu require biplanes and additional en NEW GAS FINDS FAVOR The new gasoline intro duced luto the city by the Prairie City Oil new service Is finding great favor with local auto This gasoline Is of a grade usually sells at a higher price than the ordinary Tho price remains tho same and this la gaining theservice people many DONT Dont start motor with open throttle or advanced Dont attempt to start motor nItfi any of the transmissions in Have gear shift lever in Dont leave your Ignition switch I on when motor Is not rive people in Ihe five mall car mted hi a Canadian StwUbaJter car Is the Small Car ail Economy You Have to Sacrifice So Much buyinga a car is perhaps the lareestpurchasfypull ever It involves real It ought to be correspondingly The amount involved in the purchase of an automobile too big a sum to spend just friends recommendation or some salesmans Look at it as an investment Think next rioxt Think whether you are going to climb out of the new car week from tired and crapped because it is too small for you areV going to be able to take a few iriehds on a trip and have them the car stand up for years of service and ALWAYS be ready for and if you should desire to resell or trade will have the least possible depreciation from its original Think of the of the way you would buy your you wouldnt leta few dollars stand between you and perfect decide whether it is true to buy a car that you will soon find lacks the essen tialsofmotoring When you buy such car you may save a little money on the original but you must make In a Studebaker caryou get power enough for any h power thai will pull you through the deepest mud and sand comfort at any roominess that small cars do not have and high quality material sand accurate workmanship combined with bility and adjustability that actually make upkeep and operation charges fora period of three years lest than time of any small Think it Then see the car built to give all the necessary essentials at the lowest possible the car with twelve rt incrSVS Studebaker remain the fourCylinder Roster S1JM FOUR Touring 1375 FOUR Uadro Roikhttr 16J5 FOUR ErayWeather Car 1675 Bmlt m Stwkteker Faetoriu GRAHAM MOTOR 410 6th Strtet S 18Z2 SIX Rowbter SIX Touring Car StX Landau Roadster SIX Sedan SIX Crape SIX UmoMlnt S16J5 IMS 19M 2245 UII MM our Exhibit in the Transportation Canadian National 25th to 20th Light Four Touring A Leader No other car so low in price will appeal to you cnce you have driven Overland Light No other car in its price class offers such complete Its easy riding its studied balance long re silient cantilever rear generous wheelbase and oversize tires are exceptional in a car of its size and Drop in for a Ask drive this car The test1 will convince you that whatwe have said is OTHER Licirr FOURS Country Club OTHER TOURING MODELS Four WWykKnirhl Fo SU 320 9th Street Phone 1546 Limited WillysKnight and Overland Motor Cars and Light Commercial Wagons Head Office and Works West AGRICULTURAL KNOWLEDGE An efilirefcnowcatalogue is ready for circulation of the publications Is sued in the last few years the DominionDepartment of Thire aroSl u which 31 arc devoted lo Ihe cold cow test 14 to the cultivation of field grasses flax and tobacco 37 toInsect and plant diseases 51 to live stock and every thing appertaining thereto 10 to ap ples and frulls generally 24 to gar flower and vegetable liorno and school 33 to rala feeding and mar produc tion arid shippingeggs and 42 lo mis cellauepus seasonable hints cold lioney production soil niaplo sugar production manuresand farm machln and HID War Book of 1915 and tho Agricultural Ga the Agricultural instruction Act arid so catalogue will lo sent without charge on application being made lo the Publications De The i Green Woods Beckon SUMMER IS THE TIME COMMUNE WITH NATURE Come out from the grime of the citys smoke and rebounding from hot pavements and the strffllnghumid ity of the city and the nerve racking noises of Come out into the refreshing Enjoy the grateful the flower scented zephyrs and the lovltnets of Give the Wife and the little ones the full benefit of a day or a wetk ends visit to WATERTON AN IPEAL PLACE TO SPEND YOUR VACATION STAY AT THE HOTEL Roomsaiul Lunches at All Boats fof 8TAOE LEAVED PINCHER 36 MILES EACH FWDAY ROUND Visitors ciin be sure of accommodntlon at beginning or In the Middle of the Write WATERTON LAKES ;