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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - February 17, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE TEN THE LETHBR1DGE DAILY HERALD SATURDAY, FEBRUARY;,!?,, 191', THE NEW ELGIN SIX THE CAR OF THE HOUR Master Cap Builders-men whose names have become watchwords for mechanical excellence and factory efficiency, from knowledge gained by experience as old as the industry itself, have produced this "Car of the Hour"-the New Elgin Six. These men, who with other well known companies have produced some of the world's greatest cars have in the designing and building of this Capable Six, far excelled their previous efforts. We are. proud of the product of their mechanical genius and experience, and confidently chaltenge comparison of the Elgin Six in stamina, appearance, in smooth running and easy riding qualities and comfort, with any car from any country at any price. Experienced motorists recognize at a glance that the Elgin Six is not a "cheap Six" but a thoroughly high grade car, handsome In design, splendid in performance, and equal in every respect to cars selling for two to four hundred,dollars more money. One of the most prominent of the several outstanding features of the New Elgin Six is its easy riding qualities. With few equals in this respect, it is not excelled in luxurious comfort by any ear on the market, regardless of price. The Elgin Six improved cantilever 'rear spring suspension, the result of exhaustive tests and experiments on the part of Elgin engineers, has set a new standard of motoring ease and comfort at high speeds. This feature, one of the most important Improvements of the past year in motor car construction, is - found only in the New Elgin Six.' The long wheelbase and the perfect balance '^of the low swung body have likewise been carefully designed to secure the utmost in motor comfort for Elgin owners. Combined with over-size tires which are standard equip-' ment on the New Elgin Six, these features en-, able the Elgin to iron the wrinkles out of the' road to such an extent that you can drive i -the New Elgin 'Six at 35 to 50 miles per hour with perfect comfort, over roads so rough that" the ordinary car dare not exceed 15 to 20 miles per hour. > The New Elgin Six contains the same won-, , derful 35 horse-power High Speed Valve-in- ' Head Motor that proved such .ah 'Important factor in winning for this Capable Six perfect scores and highest economy honors in every contest it has entered. Clean simplicity, together with long yacht-like lines expressive of speed and style, are the outstanding features of the new Elgin Six. The high quality of material and expert workmanship entering into the Elgin Six, is distinctive from the general mass of cars hurriedly thrown together in�wholesale fashion to meet the competition of volume sales. The exquisite taste and harmonious proportions of the Elgin Six radiates an atmosphere of marked refinement, so desired by those wishing a car aloof from the monotonous design of the ordinary types which tare so void of originality. The windshield expresses smartness in the slight angle at which it ts tilted. The upholstery is a black, long grain, bright leather finish, well inlaid in French plaits, and of choice quality. The-interior is noticeably roomy and loungy. i '.  '.- The perfectly proportioned body, with 116 inches of-wheelbase, presents a beautiful and graceful effect which sets it apart as a car of character and distinction. A Mechaiiittal Masterpiece The especial-construction of the'Elgin velvet-acting clutch enables the Elgin Six to be started on high gear, under ordinary conditions, eliminating to a large degree the necessity of gear shifting, thus removing the least barrier to the safe and easy handling of a motor car by wjimeir. The Elgin chassis, from radiator to rear axle, represents an assembly of mechanical units that have endured the test of-time. Not an ounce of steel Is used in the chassis of the New Elgin Six until it has-been approved as up to the exacting standards of-our-Engineering Department. While the New Elgin Six is a big, powerful car, it is an economical car to operate. The Elgin Six has repeatedly demonstrated in reliability and economy runs during the past year, that it will average from 20 to 25 miles to the gallon of gasoline, and better than 200 miles to the quart of lubricating oil, while its .low weight results in keeping tire wear down to a minimum. The New Elgin Six is the last and finest' product of Veteran Engineers and Master'Car Builders whose leadership and national reputations have been established 'by their ability to build a motor car embodying, in the highest degree, the four dominant features of the Elgin Six-> DISTINCTION : ENDURANCE : ECONOMY : COMFORT Sales Room. 305 6th Street S. EARL M. HUYCK :: : : Distributor fearsome -warning"* . , BY.J1R-ghaves, spy Deadly Bacteria Bomb's tfnd Blinding* Vapor-Rays aMJermans' Call, He Say* Dr.'ArmBeard 'Karl Graves, self-styled' former German spy, who was nrrested Inst November on1 the,charge of trying to blackmail Jhe Countoss. von tiernstorff out OT" �3,000'- for some stolen letters and some of whose radical prophecies regarding, the Europonn conflict have, from time to time come true, professed last night to reveal sensational international developments which he said his "secret knowledge" made him aware were to be expected within the next few weeks. The master spy and author of such ; hooks as "The Secrets ot the German war office," violently denounced Count von Bernstorff, asserting that tno charges against--=himself were i trumped up, and that he knew where-I of he spoke when he asserted some I weeks ago, that he would never have ' a court hearing set for next month,' | for the reason that by then neither Count nor Countess von Bernstorff would be in this country. * "I am determined to havo vindication in the eyes of the Americana people," he exclaimed excitedly as he paced. about in his home at 65 West 69th St, New York. "My lawyer, John J. Halligan, will bring suit, against Count von Bernstorff on Monday for $200,000 for malicious prosecution, and we shall attach his proper-'! ty. I believe that under the law we'-'| cau attach the embassy itseif, and if so wp shall do so." "I ara aware of Count Von Bern-storff's plans," he continued. "He ln-. tends to go with his band of trained !intriguers into Mexico and there tore-' peat on a larger scale the performances he was guilty of here. "I am aware," the doctor added oracularly, "that within five weeks, perhaps less, there will be a change of attitude on the part of Russia,- or : Italy, or both. 1 know that on Dec. j 15 last, there was held in Copenhagen a world-important conference be-.tween German and Russian envoys. "Germany's campaign is to be push-' ed at once to. extremes of inhumanity . that the American people as yet do not dream of. I know, for instance, .that they have perfected horror deal-ling disease bombs, which they.are ! prepared now to launch at the enemy ; lines from distances of several miles, I each freighted with its sickening load I of bacteria. "Even further they are going; -In I the last few months - eight German j scientists have lost their sight in � perfection of a mysteriously potent ivapor ray that is about to be sent : flashing into the eyes of the enemy", j Every single man who blinks into' the : dazsling light of one of those rays; will stagger .back blinded-his 'sight [gone forever. "Once more I want to warn' the j American people and the authorities C 'about the German ships lying at an-.ichor in our waters (Dr. Graves now 'isays "our" as he has taken out his ' first citizenship papers) More than a II year ago I told that the German ship ; lying; in Gravesend Bay, loaded with \4,000 tons of dynamite','.!was therefor j a' sinister purpose: Th'aVdy'namite^ has i disappeared- n'ow.' Wawn out'for its j reappearance on the other German ! ships or in other works of destruc-jtion." --'> j Dr. Graves apparently referred to ! the-steamer Wadgsburg, which an-jchored near Forts Wadsworth and [Hamilton shorty after the war startled, with 600,000 pounds..not 4000 tons ! of. dynamite aboard. In. November, ) 1915, Fire Commissioner Adanison learned that the dynamite had been purchased by the du;jPont-Powder Company and was to: be landed, at Communipaw. N. J. That was the last publicly heard of it. "Count von Bernstorff," declared Dr. Graves, reverting to denunciation of the Ambassador, ", has. $4,000,000 I in gold at his call in banks in New | York and Philadelphia. What is he going to do with it? Are therAmerican ; people going to let him get away with 'it?" Machine gun officer dead London, Feb. 12.-Lieut-Col. John Fife, of the machine guns, is dead as a result of heart failure. He wis 36 years of age. He was at-Ottawa as aide-de-camp to Earl Grey,'when,the latter was governor-general of Canada. ;. The Bulldogs Are Coming) United States Hyphenates Rush For Cover 'It ; My all around housemiiU Mary, packed up he ;j0dp}fip... � - i / 1 '� I was perplexed, and just as 1 had eonclude'd that I must do my own work a happy thought struck''me. Mrs. Smith's girl had left her a few days ago .and she 'already had another. I must find out how she got hers. And she told me a Want Ad. in the Herald Had brought her, and I profited l>\ her experience and inserted one myself, aaid altjtough I thought 1 would have to&tto mv own work- |j* 4,Many" Germans take, out American citizenship papers in New York City. The rush on the New York Bureau of Naturalization on Monday morning* -pfter-'thcbreak with Germany, -was almostunprecedented in the history1-of the Department. For the most part the seekers for Amerlcart>'cltizennhip :',%�re'Germans. They represented 'every phase]in'the scale of life, professional men, mechanics, clerks and laborers. They all solemnly renounced the '*giieer and swore allegiance to Uncle Sam. ; . ;