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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 14, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGEElGlfT T1IE LKTHRHllXIE DAIL'Y IIERALD SATURDAY. JHA' M, 1917 If- Garage Gossip NEWS OF THE AUTO WORLD With the Motorists of South Alberta Re-prganization of Local Auto Club Decided Upon-Will Introduce 'Pep' VlTort Will Made To Infuse Gimp, Ginger and Pep Into Ihe Club The little sguabble over the mil teek fiasco In entertaining our nelEh- lors (rom the oorlh has resulted In t Mil tcr a general meeting of ihe notor club when there will lie some ihufcinE down snJ a general shBVlns ip. Tie meellng will.be held shortly o reqrganlre. The.' only "thing lhat can be said ibont 1he local clab 15 thai llie mem- bra dlds't appreciate e some splash ouce In E while to some enthusiasm. One prospective member of the :lub lold The Herald yesterday thai if Intimated his desire to Join Ihe weeks ago but no. one ever to touch him [or his five-spot. There -are. hundreds more liSe him. The- first thing an auto elub needs !e money. The next U dlillngnlshlnj tadcea to shoV Ihbae aulo owners rco are members "and are doing their Jflty.r The third Is to get out maps ind the roads. The third IE the nost Important, tnt nothing can be Affected without tne flrrt and second. the roads are polled there rhoulfl be opewd a coirplalnt hurean irhlch should be the .clearing house lor1 all Inrormatlon about new roils, irajls cut off 07 f encta J. bad spolj In the roads wild the attention at -IbV. goTH-nment road department anything" else liaat Trill tend to reniedr evils which mlgnt over- Then there needs to be a good, lire entertainment committee which inonld work In conjunction with simi- lar committees'ol other organizations. Short evening trips should ar- IreQleclly lo keep Ihe of lose in power. Many In order to prevent Ibe bands beatlns ou the drum loosen ihein to such au ex-teat that the binds be brought IQIO action quick a new dime can be pushed la between the band afvi the druoi flt any point, but the band anchorage da en eitcrntl brake, there will te enough clearance Cor ordinary runntoj and at the tame time the band will be near enough to. the draw to allow ol brake GRATIS SERVICE v i- C1 "Among tho molor dealers, bolh well known and fairly tamed, Who. have sold a line ot nutos at a price Ihfc factory Though liey strive in competition lu most evwy other act. They ajrec lhat Benlce Irnublo Is a well accepted fact. As a rule Ihlnjs ell move smoothly. In a Butlstaclorr way. And the man who buys the aulo gets hts service auv dav. He lakes his en out loaded Ull the springs cry out Jp erieT, And he speeds o'er roclis and. gullies so tholr lite Is very brief. He skids Inlo a '.regon, tears a fender from Ihe frame, And Uie way he shoves tbe brake: In and the gears is Just a shame, lie overheats the motor, breaks a car-burelor part. And suddenly discovers that hts en cine will not start. Then he quickly phones ILe sales room, telling of hts awful luck; 'Seud me out a force of workmen aud Many motor I its still believe lhat In hot Treather the air la B tire expands to the danger potnt U Is true, of tbit on a warm day tbe air does expand, but so slightly Hat Us effect ts ufcllfible. The practice of running tires at tban the recommended pressure Instead ol eflectlnj a his cost motorlsls tbous-ends ot dollars, [or Internal tire heat thing the driver Is trying to results not from the temperature ot the outside air but from constant bending o( the lire as it rolls atone the road. Running the tires under Inflated simply Increases this ending of the, According lo reports from thi Okla- homa oil fields, tho crsollne produc- tion ol I9i7 will uot he sufflclcnl to laet through Uie year, uulesn radical coueervallon measures are taken. Dr. Burton of the SUudard Oil coniiianr, told members Ihe Sodoty of Auto- mobile Engineers recently, that as close "as could be estimated, 1917 pro- duction would reach gal- long. of ivhlch American autpmohllcE would leaving gallons tor use br military ruelts, to ho exported to the allies. "The supply of oil can uot he In- said Dr. Burlon. "Either itrict measures must be taken by the govcrniueul or double the value ex- tracted from the oil." There, are.a, Lhouaand enternrlslue by way of enter 'talu'menrwhtch'csm ktxf up; the tocla] alie'ot clih here, and the S tions? are TMin' tliU Will be EFFICIENCY TIPS a variety of causes. A chance blow a wrench while puli- ng loo hard In the LgnLtion irlre, drop- ?LQg the pluf or a defect ID manulac- are freqaerjt causes. But the usual trouble, IB from screwing them loo hard inlo the cylinder. As Ihe plug up sod expands It cracks the porctUJn. Do oot to take a tew plug airts "with you on your trip. The metal parts of a ipark plup will last almost ludeflnHely, hut tha nuit break In time, end that QfiUAlly nieuiV boring a new spark plop. Aa the cores can. be bought for a' fraction of the cosl Q[ a new plug, 11 meus ecoanay lo" carry few wlUi. you. Alto carry few extra gaskets. PRIVATE AUTOS GET B GALLONS A WEEK The Trench government has Lakea to conserve the tupply ot by reducing the for private vehicles to eight imliona a, week, gays the Power Wafoa. Tul- cabi; ambnlances and other' public art allowed nllona McLaughlin Car Agency Changes MOTOR NOTES Quite a Dumber ot local people are considering maXlug Lhu auto lour to Glacier Park now (bat they have that ihe dlstauce Is conslder- al'ly Jess than 100 miles, ilaiiy other Dip tug parlies wjll go to which Is 97 uilloa (roin Lcth- brldee, rolng via MacLeod. The dis- tance Curdston Is approiLmatcly the Eauie. Alborla has Issued licenses for cars already this year. Thai Is uioro thnn all Canada had lioi many years ago. MISTAKE CONCEALED IN AUTO FACTORY MAY COST A LIFE there hangs a sign vlikh rends liko In one of tho airplane tatlorles this: NOTICE A CoucealeJ Mistake May Causo Man to Ijoso lits Life. And as ono of the trade jiublka- tlruia observes lu comment thereon: 'nlt Tulfihl he used In motor car plaula as well." [ho roof ot the new StmlebaVer garage, whlt-h will bo occupied by J. T. Graham shortly. Is put on this- week. The delay was caused' by the seizure ot a carload of lum- ber at Vancouver by the Dominion government. WAR TAKES HORSES; TRUCKS TO RESCUE cording lo prominent, motor car mak- ers. Accordlrig to thasa figures horses, valued at and 330.000 mules, valued at 1mvo been since August. thfe la said lo be ythlDK but n cavalry the uaiul for AuuTlcan eadiilo and droll huLils la claimed to be unparalleled. Romanofl, once Crar of all the Russians, hns undergone a re- markable cliause of mlod while under arrest. The cx-emperor, lu aswer to a question asked by Count Becken- dorfl as lo Uie severity of his deten- tion, replied. "As far as I am con- cerned, am scarcely leu free now than I was before, for, us a matter of fat I. have 1 uo( been a. prleoner ill ray lifer1 Tuft street, McLaughlin garago on lllhJ rormerly umler the manage- So the mechanician hurries with some parts to make, repairs; Finds the car in such 'condition that he very nearly swears. But he goes to work adjusting and replacing broken parts. And after boura ot labor the motor lneJly The owner nods a Thank which Is nothing more than right, And before! the workman knows It, he has driven out ot sight. Now all ihe German nation and the kaiser's sturdy will Could not make the owner see why he Ehould have to pay this blllt We know thai 'gratis service1 oa each a staunch demand, But wonder whj no other goods must this saiae command! If thlB man goes to a tailor and buys the suit that fits him Does the tailor liave to promise that .he'll keep.lt cleaned and'pressed? And when he learea the city, finds a. real first class hotel, lie knows It's going to coat him every time he rlnxs. the Now atop and think U over; maybe you will quite atree ment of E. Adams, has changed hands' and Messrs. A. Barns-ley and G. B. Mackay will In fulure handle the Mc- Laughlin agency here. The garage U being renovated aiid an Improved UghtinE system Installed. Mr, Adams leaves shortly for Alaska -.shere he, lu company with his family, will spend a month's vacation, after which Mr. Adamt will reside in Cali- fornia. U is estimated lint there are 600 professional story-tellers In Toklo, who wander Irom. house to house re- jlatlng tales. The a neiv set of stories he finds thai the old ones are too well knoivn. A.fiue example of Chrcvolct service! was to Ije seen al tho Hal stampede ibis So great was Ihe car at-1 t'eudaiicc (hat tbe committee in charge arranged a number of park- Ing divisions, imttfng a policeman lu charge of so maliy cars. For Ihe sum ot twenty.flve cents a car owner could I park his car In ouc of these spaces, and the committee assumed tbe re- sponsibility for the coulents of, and tho cnra themselves. A. G. Uaalim and the Chevrolet agents at tbe Hat, acting In conjunclion, secured one of I these divisions and ottered free park- Ing space and protection to all Chov- rolet owners. Thai thla was appreci- ated Is shovru by the fact that over- Chevrolet took advantage' ot Ihe offer. Figures complied by the National City bank, Neiv York, of iho number! of horses and mules exported to war-! rlug Kuiopo explain trucks and' (raetora have suddenly leaped Into the I limelight ot Industrial Interests, uc-j Swedish government has requisi- tioned all supplies of bides In the country. Portugal omy. is practising food econ- WIDE AWAKE TRACTOR MEN AND PROCnESSlVE MOTOR- ISTS ARE USING Miracle Oil In their fuel thus greatly fn- creaslng. becautc carbon is eliminated, which means a substantial saving on the 'juice' whether U Ts gasoline, kerosene or diElNUTc. FOR SALE AT THE City Vulcanizing Shop Free Air on the Curb SCHULTZ RITCHIE 817 Third Avenue Soulh Indi an Motorcycl es Are Built Throughout of Chrome Vanadium Steel This ts the toughest, strongest steel made, also the moet ex- tensive. have lust received a ship' meat of Cleveland Something new and a beauty, every one ot them.' D.E.MacDonald Phone 103Z 4lh Avc. When you hear people speak of the When i clutch fUrti tltpplnf bujlr It is JLO nn tbe In ibe hope Ihtt- the cmr vlll inoie ler. operate >lew- ly with ft slight chUKQ to apnd, n as lo to cause the flywheel to carrr the-clutch, arouad. When Ibe engine la It mftkes nktlera all wUB9r tor the clatcb does not hold tnd then ti poiutlllHty 'at buralnE It ni> illujethet..' For Mar loiie the Epare inoild not be carried car-where It wfll 'al- rnxJBt li fast is If In aetul Before taking the car cut ot the taratV laapect the tlm .cantg and "If tread ouU repalra-pn' on apmrt'tire la of rvpalra: are. bdnc mada. will You instinctively think ef John W. Bate, the man liehiiul, and the greatest efficiency engineer on the continent. that nrti on batterr boi or 'other parli wmr iArovfh Insulation attpa ot the car, and t ihort ooeir that may bt.hard to iaew.' jsrfe "tOTId be well protajciM with aiibeilTe (ape ail fre- Short, drcilta, may be'fount In constletj placn. Oenerallv thtr are i the itself, around the In the wlrln] nee fraB'tbe btllerr. Then _ occur al inch a poln tn tin. aa not to dl tKe-Jbftierr, yet aerloailj Interterfl wftiitke. working of aomr attiarjmri of wllh (lie TO if tint of inch nertj u vooja_render battrrr pbwerleia to dfenle eyet' jhe lamps ot.tha cir. Aa dealer