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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 21, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE TEN' THE LliTHlMIDGL. DAILY MEKAUJ SATURDAY, FEBRUARY Exhaust Echoes Garage Gossip NEWS OF THE AUTO WORE Motorists of South Alberta! Tdfclcg the figures for fell the tnt eiias3ls modejs manufactured in tills country, aays ilotor, it found that iht> average car oiierod (or has a 10y wheelbase and uws a inch by engine showing 50 tirafce horseiwwer at 1.SS6 revolution. The weight of the car 3.000 pounds complete reaAy (or tbe roan, the tires 33 r 4, the gear ratio 4.4 io 1 and the price In Addition to taking these average have taken those features p.ro favor- lar above the so thai wo find that'the car is a L tead type with detachable cylinder fcead. Tho cylinders ure cast in block; cooling it by circulation ana oiling by force and splash; fuel feed by moans of a, vacuum tank and canifhaft, drive by helical gear- ing, The ignition is by battery sya- Um and and lighting by volt, two mitt ytuifii. Tiie great ma- jority ,ot American cars employ a ihree-berirffeg crankshaft, I beam con- uectiuK rods and CABtlroii plMoas. The pjEtou rings are of the diagonally aplu variety and ihe main bearing! bronze bucked babbit lined. Coining lt> the power unip. we find tbftt wiih alnxoat thret- fourths of the models uBlng disc or pUte clutches, this may be said to CALIFORNIA'S BEST FRUITS Enjoy the finest of the crop throughout the Winter fnonths. "Green Plume" Fruits arc clean, whole- some and them to-day. Peaches, rears, Prunes, Apncois, Muscatu Raisins, SrtdlfSo RaUins and cartons from your Grocer. Take Your Time, Don't Hiiriy! There is ito need tor so ruahingf baking days, hurrying to get your cakes in the exhausting exertion adds baking to the list of household drudgeries. You can take your time yet do more with EGG- thul with other brindi the ine action of Kfg-O onlj your cakes properly matter if you do hare wait horn for your ovtn. And don't worry if your 'dbtt cool off. EgB-O will leaven your bikinj with heat than moat other brmdt. 'And don't worry about fallen V follow the on the labtl. You will Bzkinc Powdtr, and hare better Baking Powder Co. Liaiiteti Kuiltu, ONLY TABLETS MARKED "BAYER" ARE ASPIRIN Mot "Aspirin at 'All without flic "Bayer Cross" _r 6f, an. eiae, Hni-fpicVigB wriira Mnplflo rll- Toothache, Eirichc, and Jor j rcctions, Thou yon are real Hfccurnitism, LurablKO, Sciatica, Xeu-[ nenniat Aspirin prc- Aspbb msrkcd iriMi tbelstribld l.y piysiciatu for nine- Mntc_ or jwi not mute (n Canj.Jj. .Aspirm all. Handy tin LOXCJ conlfltoini; 12 tali- Accept only "Elver of but a kn nnU. Ajpirm in sn unhrokm toll Isrgsr "Baytr" i.icV.ngi'a. Tliere it only OM mmt fay "Buyer" ieoirir, li Iho miTi In ol t.i o( WhlK II li Vno.n A.pltln to pnkllc Iralliilorl, rh. of Bijtr VtmnBT WII H wllli Ihilr gtaxM rani, Ihc "Strtt Tby with be part o( average i-ar. misiloa is a ihret-siiewi'aVlsctir duuated'ln tbc a.nd tbe frcin the transmission is through a UtcfJoliH tubular propeller shaft metjil uiiivertalE to a ins txi't of rear aKle fined with betel tars. The arerege car em- pJoya Koiebkiss drlvo and spriugs both (rprit. hurl rear. Trheeld are of wood and fitted two sets of internal bralit s. The rims are of vtraishty'tlde lyue. The lop is of one nun type, wilti rear curtain fitted v.iiii a plate glass window. Side terrains fire arranged to open ;vith tho doors. ihesi! for America's average i'ar are ooinpftred vritli tlie average oi a year it is seen that tho tar is slightly smaller, tliuiiub it weighs a trifle mere and' cosls com- plete about uiore. While. .there a slight variation ia the averase bore und stroke we, can saj for practical that lid chAuge has taken place 'with 'respect to, cu- gine size. far as ..cpoiiiig. ollinr, Itnitiou am! slnrtinj and Krf concerned, the tivo are the same. From the ongino to the rear axle no chansje.i have beer, insde, for every feature seen on the average car was pan of tho car. The wheels, horceveT. are slightly smaller in dluineter. for tho average In 1919, bui the 'capacity of Jue tires lias not b'eeii'dtcrea' WHAT THE EXPERT'S SAY .The estimated and operating a and team 6l horses is 33c a -mile; the cost of a motor truck is 15c for the same dis- tance. Tho fellow wlfo sits the spat and lets lug station measure out a: Quantity o: gas without even the procedure is really courting shori measure. Not Ibat the supply nian won't go through the-motions of giv ing the amount asiced chances arc he Tvillfgive less care-to the ttisk than it-the man.getting .the fuel did a little inspecting, a lot of difference who-is doing ilic paring, you know. Thc'timo lo wash comes in, before the ttiiid lias had i chance to harden Snd'drjvvThe lisa in tho crir dries the mud quicltlv, air bnXee it on to the paint. H it cnn't ha washed inimedlatel rinse it off thoroughly Wten waehiofe never-rub a spung or chamois or suiiac untll nil the mud has-beefl reuovei 1 :Tf Kirst soak. all the mud dcrwh ,h; going orer the car j nozzle ibfc itied: The streac should he largo with IOK pressure. Start at the top and work down Then you only have to remove th came mud Tfais first go'ug over loosens th diri, BO that a KQloc oTer.wl remove it In rase it doe not, a soft sponge -coiiBlantly ated with water may.'be ueed, jus touc-hine The rubbing'i ATter the remoTal of the imid eral greasy places may 'be found. 1" lag an old chamois and :i auti mobile soap, wash off the, grcasi Ivory soap ia excellent for- thia ]iu pose. No traced of should I left on the body ihe.. Rinse the car thoroughly. We; good clean cHainoia, lyrifig1 it iJry anc go all orer car body. Never, wipe ,1he body vllb the "same chamois that "has been used on the running gear. Keep the car out of the sun until H is dry. Placing :i wet car in the sun is IJnblu to -OARAGE DON'TS IX) not permit euiokintj fibout the or cars when tanks are being filled, Do not permit open lights or in the gurage. Use outy incandescent electric lights. Do not parmu motor to re- malu running while' tnnk Is being litkd. Do not yaurrt'lf, or permit anyone lu lljghi a match to see how much jraeonue is tn the lank. Oo not IjaiiUJ-1 gasoline ex- cept in safety cans. Do not USP gasoline for clean- Jag purposes except in a room separated from the main gar- age by .flro Vail. Do not permii accumulations of oily vfiele, deposit such aaS rags in approved cans. to provkle a sul- fioieot number fire pails of sand and other fire retardauts. Do not fall to keep the gar- ago clean, Do nut permit cars to be stored in barns, nor in oJher frame b'uildings with wconen floors. k-.. use and an average nt only two paweipgers. vcarrled compared the rail- of ThT seatlui: capacity of automobl'.tb is estimated at not less than SO.OW.OOO people-. The tola! eating capacity of railroad cars, o[ which there 55.705. Is about 3.- people. To carry iho people now, carrieii by would new passenger coacKes and 34.572 new locomotives at a combined cost of ONTARIO LAW FORBIDS SPOTLIGHT ON MOTOR CAR TJie new motor velilclo a'ct of On- tario puts the bau upon tLe spotlight. Americans who are planning a Can- Adian touring invasion during the com- ing season would do well to remember that "it shall bo unlawful to carry on any motor vehicle operafed on a high- way any light which revolves upon a I pivot.or other so that rays of I such light may be projected in ent dlrectious.'' v x- NTERE6TING DATA V OF AUTOMOBILE USE There are about auto- :iobilos in use. in Canada and the Jnlte.d States today. At an average nnuEl mileage of (conservatively) ,000, the total yearly mileage equals miles. "'Multiplied by n average'.'of three passengers, he total pa.ssenger mileage of the ;ountry's automobiles is Latest available figures 'Show hat. the. official., railroad passenger mi'.eage" Aulo- mobiles, on a basis of 300 days of 'CAR OF-VICTORY" SOLD FOR famous' blue-Mack limousine which used to carry Marshal Foch on his journeys up and down the weslern battlefront has been sold for francs, normally JH.SOO. The car was originally requisitioned by the State for francs. In- addition being given a signed attestation that his limousine is the actual "car o! the proud possessor will find, modestly painted on the door, two small .Marshal's batons. 'I'D LIKE FOR HIM TO BE ON THE FORCE IF YOU WONT MAKE 'IM DO ANY FIGHTW." 'Memphis Cocimerclal Aflvertleei1, MONTCALM FREED QUEBEC, Feb. dispatch from Sydney to Le-Soleil reports that the steamer Montcalm pulled out of the ice yesterday afternoon and unless a change of -wind occurs she should reach Sydney some time tonight. All on board are veil. A VISIT TO THE T. M. McKINNON GARAGE When you have will convince you that .we are Masters on Repairing any Motor Trouble, HEADQUARTERS FOR TIRES AND ACCESORIES Rear Union Bank Phone 740 EXCEPTIONAL VALUES IN SECOND HAND CARS. Never dust off a finished surface dry. Do not nae a feather duster or any kind of a duster to remove