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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 28, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE TEN THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD SATl'RDAY, AUGUSTUS. 11 T Ewb Or InhAu 10 WORLD of South Alberta RUBBER TRADE ONLY HUNORED YEAf.S OLD The hundredth birthday of -rubber i as an artK'Je of commerce waa celc- j Iraied on June 11 last, says London Tit-Uiis. In the spring ot 1520 rough lamps ot "caoutchouc" (pronounced] give India rubber ils original arriving in Brit- ain, but EOlcly as curiosities. Tiul same sprlns Thomas Hancock, .a ruau oC 31. who had up till then, I lived at Stoke Newingtoii, look over ja small house in Hoswcl Rosd, Isling- Falling Off in Demand for Gars I too. nnn Convinced that there was some, com- Of I future 'bctore Ihosc csout- .Mnny Ciirs Imporlcii jihuac" curios, he begin I "From U.S. [leads to the quetfiou: 'Is the produc- tion ot fuel oil The answer Is unquestionably 'Yes.' 'Tho present dally polential pro- duction of Mexico (out cot eiporl- Is arouud 7C3.0SO, or barrels a year. End out of a very OTTAWA. number liud' value of automobiles imported lnto; Canada during the years ot lOlS.snd 1919. together with duties collected thcreou. was tte subject ot a return tabled iu the house Sjy Hou. Martin'Durrell, answer lo quesllous by Biincau Hoss, Middlesex. .-The inu-'oriatiou ot cars valued at less than Sl.MO showed a bi; de- crease in 1919 as compared with the previous yenr. In 1919 theiv were 11373 passenger automobiles in this class, valued at and sK frelghl .automobiles valued al 036.' In 1918 Uio number ot passen- ger core under hail dropped lo 5.501. and the value lo J3.o26.41l. -There were S40 freishl aulos In the and their value was IG4C.6TO.. Ip 191S there were imporled 1.333 passenger cars valued bclweeu J2.000 and whdsa iotal value was -S03.SOC. nnd 232 freight cars valued at 531S.14S- 111 1919 passenger anto- mobilca'of this class miuorled num- bered- 1.149, and their value was and freight aulos numbered 695; valued at The number of cars each valued at more than brought iu during -191S was 3S5 passenger valued al and 194 freight cars at Ill the following year ?03 passenger cars In Lhia class wert 'liup'orted.- Their valoe was The number of freight anlos over each iniporled in 1919 was valne JS41.947. .Tho .customs duties collected on passenger automobiles in 1.91R wa and the- estimated war !l v.Ef. the quality o! the ruiber that Impressed Thomas Haucoeli most. Be was he EttW. that a substance possessing such peculiar properties should ouly be used for rubbing.ouf pencil marks, t. His first object was) to fashion ihe elastic rubber tiho. purpose, lie of- keeping; gloves and sU.cBlngs an3 for pockets from teiug picked. That first early success came on Juno 12, tS20. 2.SOO.OOO Gallon Gain in Re- serves Is Reported For One Month (Jltsolilie supplies are ilicreasifcg ilalloually and on the Pacifii; coast, iU-corJiUE ib Bureau of. Mines figures und the American Petrcleiia institute. The bogey of shortage Is beini; dispelled by the official reports which show that April Iho latest month for which there aro figures, production of gasoline was gallons ahead of the demaud. Con- sumption was fiallnns, vfhere- small area.' ot the uetroleum CARE Of WHEELS but are certain small formalities that must be bt- teuded to If that tart is to go ou doing lls streuuonB duty. Tlie spokes must lie tlfihtened and the wood be giviu protection 'nt leasi twice every year. 1'aint and varnish the ivoii'.l asaio'il the cntrauce of water, will rot It. Wlierc the paint chips ,1110 a wlieel. Spoke IOOMCMS TOY TRAFFIC COPS .FULL OF "MOONSHINE" BOSTON, police have uueartled the Intesl method of illegal liquor selling at a Massachusetts sum- FORMER 'HATTTER DIES IN VANCOUVER VANOMJVKIi. Aug. mau ti'eorge Kius died at uiii Lome i bere last uighl, He was born CAMERON HIGHLANDERS GO AFTER SINN FEIN nifr resort and believe that the igo at Stratfordon-Ayou. Eug- muterj hare made a cleanup from tblrjtr visitors. Last week, "sourenir IraDic cors" appeared on. the tieacb, for sale. They The wood wheels with whk-i. the iucies with a hand rals- vcrage tar is equipped need litUe ?d When Is the purchfi'Bqr can secure two 'drlnlo of us it Is tliis ''tradio cop's" capacity. Tho packages uavo retailed for and uoonshtuo was. used in filling tha interiors. BEST AUTO CLEANERS Wishing soda, kcrosine and plain soap and water should fcc Ihe Uean- Ine agents used by tho as output wns 11, gallons, j vialed by giving tho proper oft the wood mar easily be- aftected even Ihoush it has "llj'or cleaning etc.. about Uio ganige.- (jaEoliuc nut as as. these anil co'.isid- Blocks' tocreaEed to C41 gallcus, which showed a consider- able guin us the March ligure ot gallons iu reserve.. States on Ihe Pacific have been surrerlDg shortage iu of the geiieral pleutiiude. because of lo- t-al conditions." This siluaUou is Ircaluicni- ir yioyspokes do become loose at Uio tclloo or hub. they may ba lighicucd the use ol wedges. In .ihe case of reaf TsLeela Ihe ijrako diiUTj bolts are' rarely it ever given iinr Cdre, yet Iheft lielts do sirei': UOTLE sen'ice; .they to1 be tigliicupd 'opportianiLr of- passing American Petroleum I Hub bolts in front, it tlebteu- InstHnte reports: "No eipenso or will never give trouble through 'U1ILIIY VEHICLE Has Become Indispensable Factor in Farm Man- agement fort to provide sufficient gasoline P CHOKE.. SPRING Arizona, Nevada and eastern ports of Oregon and Washington are bciiis Eupplieil to some extenti from the inid-conlinent and Wyoming fields. 1'racticaliy all this business was Slip- burslor choke is useful only iu plied year Iroiri California. Improved refining processes are [on pedals or brake rods is attached WHEN STARTER FAILS When Blarter tails lo crank the Ite. trouble may due to a Vreak "uatlcrr, poor contact of tho battery catiles, a short circuit due Lo defeeth-c tnsulal'ou, switch tronhlo or trpuhle'tn the parting inotor. .trouble shonld hB EODgot ID the order That, tie aulomoiile .has become an indispensable in, farm is shown a survey roceutlj siade a 'magazine. Thnt.rep'ort, In Automobiles by rDi'erE-.-'J-jDB -i, 19197-. 'cars Commercial cars, including raolor trucis......... Proportion of new cars sold to rural population G0j per'ct. Fanners owning two more aulotuoblleB _r.. Farmera owning aulcniohilea and Irucks Parrners1-probable purchase. WEIRATH, foreman at Goodrich Rubber Co., Akron, declares he has Improved so taking Tanlac one would ever take him to b'e the same man.: Says he gained iaartcin poundi at cara In 1920 lo supply the.l'aclfic coast demauds'uroduce .squeaking. s being '1 ioosences, which in turn will When Lhe oulsWo leuiperalurc rises lo CO degrees ur more the car- being introduced In The California from tbe. choke handle lo Iho dash or Held, which will greatly increase the coivl frame during the hoi wealher my mlud this widespread use of automobiles- by farmers Is ihe strongest possible endorsement o[ their said J.' I. Farly, iu a recent- disc-usslcn of th.e farm-owned automobile. an exceptionally practical buyer a when he puts his seal of approval you. may be sure he knows what he is doiug. As a mailer ol fact, the farmer was slow to ac- cept the automobile, Aiut now that its utility is prorln, he is as great an enthusiast as the urban owner. "One must very far' Into the backwoods these days to' find tb'e old-fashioned hllchlng rail being used. The old of horse-drawn buggies anil wagons lined up around Ihe square are gone. 11 is a pfelly backward town nowadays that has possibilities ot output Iu 'that terrl- lory within a few months. Many fields are geiliug.only cent, of gasoline- from Ihe crude. With the best cracking machinery Ibis percentage can be at leusl dou- bled.'. Some'fields gett- over 40.per cent, of gasoline fronrthe crude. During the present emergency ex- ports'from Pacific ports nrc teins kepi down to 3 per cent, oi loial produclion. Only conlrsctual obliga- alrcady assumed are being met. and no new foreign iraslness is be- ing sought. In the eip'orls from the Pacific porU were 18 por cenl. of Ihe prodnjlion in lhal rcgiou as compared wllh Uio present 3 per cent. Motorists need to continue a cnre ful conservative', policy as the rate ot consumption increase durins the past four montha was 33 per cent.. a_s '.agalnsl 'Ihe-rate, nf iiicrcaEe- in producliou. which was 131 per cent. I This means lhat inroads are Ihe Ihis noiitrol will .rel'jrn lo normal erably more. For' .taking epots out'-or clothing, some of ihcln- lianimablo fluids the market are butter thaj our present grades oi gasoline. land, .and came to Canada In IS75. At various limes he had in Winni- peg, Medicine when il was' kuoVii as ftat'Porlase. and WillluuC In Ihe.'ialter place ho was and serious rioting resulted, active in muulciiial' aDairs. holding deelarlno I nufty civic offices. I LONDON, Aug. H.yMsnd troops recently scit to- Qucenslown, invaded stores and: .headquarters of Sinn Ftlnert there last night as a reprisal'for' the attack made Oi> them by a parly on Thursday. Much dam- age was dono during the attack ports reaching here declaring that' itreet fighting Is still going on. FOWLER'S XIT HOME- QRflPE LEMON.RflSPBERRV.STRflWBERRy, CHERRY cQnc ounce mattes agaloncf j WORTHLESS GREASE CUPS Cheap grease cups arc more thun. likely, lo become worthless Iii a short E liuse.; U is almost impossible for I tho .ordinary wan lo turn one oC Ihese cups