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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 28, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta JAGE EIGHT TfoE LETHBRIDGE DMLT" HERALD SATURDAY, 28, 1917 Garage Gossip Exhaust Echoes NEWS OF THE AUTO WORLD With the Motorists of South Alberta NEW ONE OF m IN I PROVINCE A Bne addition to Letht'rldge's automobllo facilities has bcea cude in ths opening this week of the new Graham Motor Co., ga.ra.TC on 6ln SL S. The firm has just inoted to its new quarters from its old stand on Cth SL S. opposite The Herald bulld- log. The new home of the StudtbaXer is easily amoug Ibe best automobile garages ID Alberla. BnlH by B. J. Hill especially for tie it espc planned to accommodala cars with! eise. The building Is one storey; The storage ipace Is 75iE5. A fine Hhow roow. with'large plate glass front, occupies part of the front of the building, and here latest models of the Sludebaker wiUalvaya he on view. At the rear Is locked tho repair department 2U50, with Inrll- rldual pits and Individual entrances for each car repair. At the-front of -the, building U also Uie o9lce-and scceEsories department and office- Opening oB the street Is another office, with toilet tloni in conjunction. This ofTice will be filled up with easy chairs, uilr- jors, will make an Ideal reel roomier the ladles who come (rom country points to shop In the city. The room Is especially (or ihe Udlea and nothing will he lefi undone that will luake for their comfort. The gasoline filling station lo- cated In ihe building. Mr. Graham is Install Ing a new bat le'ry plant (a the. garage, and has en- gaged aa expert battery man direct from llie factory to lake charge. j .There will be a service department man on tbe floor, day and night. Mr- Graham, who Is Rtnons Ho oldest au- tomobile men in tho province, having eljht years In the charge of the garage and repair department, while Ernest Codd is.111 be on the road lor the sales department. The company has Just unloaded a carload of Studebaker maroon aUes Ibat. are among: tte classical tars l-rjijght Into the city this season. 4 O O Opening tho relief valves to see II a cylinder ll mlssiug Is not always a reliable guide unless you speed up engine. Feed of gai you will frequently gel -a burai of game through the valve from wbat you thought was i >a emergency trick Iw oiling spring is to go over U Vlth ktrotene. vlpins off the dirt aa you do so, aiio. guiding the kerosene down the sides BO it will run Jn tbe tear (is. Wipe off the surplus. Vour 611 o'ver them the same wajr. It Is led la by kerdseiis and oils ihe leaves Very ef- fectually. Now rock the car or Jounce the running board and your springy 11 be fatrlv veil oiled.. The beil ay lo oil a spring, however, Ja to re- eve It and take it scraping Cling off all the rust and covering ith sides vllh grnphlte, crewe or I. Tbis Is trouhleiome, buUli best the end. -LIFT ALBERTA OUT OF THB clpalUIes not only Ic the expenditure public moneys where best results will but lo assist in devls! A conrenlfon ot automobile owners' fe lo be held at the Painter holcl, Cal- gary, on Thursday. Auctst con> The object of this' convention is lo a provincial automobile league, leading lo the immediate, con- certed and definite action In. general highway Improvement. It Is believed that upwards of eight- eeu" thousand automobile owners, .pay- ing on en average of perhaps yeer In license fees and an Investment ofperhips can be of invaluable to the department ol public iY'offcs In tie conslructton of During the last two inontha UielaTjlo clubs at Edmonton, Leth- brldge and Medicine Hat hare been active in the lormation ot uul-oMown clubs In Lhelr immediate rlciaity, and praclically all these automobile cen- tres have desire to co- tpsleilng and thcrlof the dayclopment prerlnclal good roads everywhere throughout the.lsngth and breadth of ihe prorfnca and to eecure the bene- fits. commercJal, Indus trial _aiajj_eda-: atkuial la' tie" upliit of the. people or Alberla which follow in the train of better highway intercom- nonicalion -and: transit, between the various centres bfJpopulatlon'aid co- operate Arrangements are in hand to hare :omlnent men .address the meeting i aulijecliof rllal interest to all au- tomobile owners. Following the convention every autolst Is specially Invited lo attend the automobile at Banff where special arrangements have been made by the. national parks branch of (he department the interior'ror.loo1i.lcic alter-the, comforts' and .coarenleaces bf-autoLsts- made Cor: -tents, -general safe-: and-.'convenient 'accommodation ,Qt -visitors at'lBanff -National order that the bsstrpossible ar- rangements can bo made for your, en- joyment ot i week's out-of-door lUe at Banff, the executive would apprecl ate an intimation ot yonr IntenUon to attend both al the convention and at tie Uantt. automobile week's outing. Those intending to be present from Lfllhbrlige pleaie notify oecrctarj- al so that credentlals_joay ar ranged. .-_.- x It" fc well recognized that tt Is ID -CM (Interest of Ratojaqbfle to with the.leglslatiirt'ol' lie ud ihe erf. muni- Motorcycl (ICt IS 1WO BY bw recently been Inrenl ed by E well known local yqnth (Eddie; Tpmpkios..' principle upon whlci larention works IB as a II IB effectlt'e aod the oe'rtttoa The upper- half ot Uie tapered Ellfhdy from eltatr end'to a vertex across the centre, on top o this "and held in place lid the bearing box arv two vedge linked br a amall Bprlng to to tte halt of Ih heariDE. These" .when flnl taaerte .ilrelched "tie .length" ot the bo tartar? flash idlh IL As. the bear In alUe and fore down the bearing keeping It tlgh These, temper.ed'Tredges maj' be ai ranged on any mortablt teirlng me rods, etc., and are no effected, by the grarlty created bj tb speed ol inch inoTealila purli. A. 0. Baallip Is promottnf the 7K rentlon which1C Is nnderatood will l deVcloped more fallr all later dat Mr. TouplEina IB now devoting h full to a new turbine t; MTOpJanc end hu "everj res son to -belteTe H 'wlH >acew5. Tke Aattut Wko Seeks -The bwt tqtlftnmt fw Mi tar wtwf) drtvn up to ewr deer. For twri Ki will find ill bwt In luto Mippllo or ntry tfeterlptlm. We itvntfird only and Mllafuctlon they tnaurf ta'irttMted by the raf- ulir pairmnie of many of the moet mflerlfti In Sell Warner Lenses Complies wltlUbe Alherta Vehicle Act two white Ugbti to frtnt, BAALIM MOTOR CO. UHWK Are your headlights In "prtiper fo- s? If not you are. not. geltloc' '5t use (rom (hem. Some llchl'up the (les of the road more than the cea- r and some Ufht the far 1. I'oinl voiir car dlrecijy at a i.wall thlflj- or "fortr. feet and djust the bjift pf obi'lamp to thtl lere Is no'Dlack spot ia the renter o[ Then adjust tSe other .lamp (o ;ht.up the sides of the rood. MADE MILES WimoUIMGING Thirty-three hundred miles of 'air In the Urn. without i breakdown or a cut or mark ot any description on his tires. and in average of twenty-tour to. the Halloo, that the proud rvcord of J. A. Shannon ot Los Anselea, who ar- rived la the this wMk. hirlni travelled all at the aboTe In his FrwiUa Sti. MTer enjoyed maeh In ray sai "and I cwnot. apeak l JUlendtdlvrey In wtl _ Sometimes a driver nays hU mag- eto always misies when ft. A sgnelo may be short-olrculted by (n getting Into It, bat do not CDH- emn Ihe magneto before lookteg else- here. Distributor atid .spark plug rtnloals not cotered !BSU: tlon, and so may Short' rcults may deTelop In .secondary Ires. Spark pine corn may, crack- 4. It ho -faults can be Atacorered utstde of the magneto, put leather r OTer It and end yoar tronbles. said Mr.. Shannon. loo htjtlj of 'the tlch mj car hat stood 'up' darlftg the trip." Mr. Shauofa left Los first o[ and arrived In the. city There he Is T letting hfs ofece, lays aeo. Of the seven weeks aboul our spent in stopping off al of Interest so (tie actual time akea- trip vaa about o.rw weeks- People In this district will not find t hard to belleTe thit Ihroulhont the whole. -trip, no rain was encountered, and the Pacific highway which' the YavellerB followed for ft considerable distance on the aspleb- did condition. .Speaking at the roads, Mr. Shannon la hlfhlj enlhtulaitlc over the condition of the Toada-ln B. 3. wblcn, he aays, are not to be equal led. or. at any', rale beaten by those of Oregon or Washington, that is. for jen- lira ire pioti. pocii and lights (or nljrht drlr. Inc. a large kitchen contnlnlne some Dfleezi flnki, fai atovej. etc., vhere fcr twenty-five ceuts (Ihe actual coet to the tnstallators) one may se- cure ias and water Cor twenty-four hours, a privilege which none lire slow to take advantage of. There Is alto a similar >ark at but this U net qolte so exleaalTe. Ai ttaled before, Mr. Shannon can- not aay emmgli for hla Ftaailio and he it certainly' Juttlned In being proud of its performance. One reoiaikabkj feature was the condition of the (Ooocyetr Cordl) wblvh eihlbllad no'. the alightest of any vear and hardly locked ac though Ihey bad ruu t auadred miles, let alone arer three This particular type of car aa It U well known Is air cooled, no water tteiaf uMd at all In the cooilig yet on hois, and prettr'Btlff were encouc- tered, the engine remained perfectly cool. In paaslnf thrash Portland Mr. ghauoa made the acquaintance ot J. C- Bny. who durlnr the latfer'a stay there' conducted an official teit to de- termine the mileage that cocld be ob- tained from a gallon of gu In a Frank- The result was phe'nooienal, .Alty-flTe -point nine miles- being ob- tained. A fuller account in tesl appeared In the Portland papen- re- cently. Mr. Shannon Is an old Alberta raAu EClUlDE In Calgary In 1SS2 and Urine there [or twenty-nine years.' IB.1911 he left for California where he his resided cver.'nlnce, so that-the is no new Bight to him. Mr. Sbannoo left on Wednesday for Mldnapo're, where he will remain for Borne Umo on good arracfUMBl ta wnere Ihe ten- sion ot tho belt U taken up autocia- icallj- bi a aprtat. Always croas railroad Irack9 lu sec- ond speed. You will, of courte, run. oter them .to aiolrt lijioago to IKe Ih-es, but the motor Is easily stall- ed when throttled down on high speed. Croaa thein'in second apeed cod you Ql be more aafe. iral conditlou. At Ashland, Oregon, which Mr. Shannon declares Is one ot the moil beautiful spots on Ihe Uip, there IK INCKCAIE D.C., July" ST. Another increase of one and one-half cer cent. and cargo from Ameri- ports Tor European and African ports was announced today by the war Insurance risk board. It will be er- fecllre August IE. The present rite Is flvo per cent. .A .cause of orerheating that li tn- quently OTerlooked IB a slipping fan belt. It mukt run at the' speed In- tended by Uie designer or It wlU not properly cool, tho water. .If you can take hold of the blade? of the fan and 'unique tourists' serrice station spb It the belt Is too loose. A very Trans-Continental Record Broken Time, 7 Ifi hours, 16 minutes. Fastest time ever made min. Best prevloiw motorcj cle time 11 hours, 10 miinutea, made by Cannonbill Biker. Hendenon Sets the New lime DRIEST, Agent 511 Sixth Street South Band iis best at the..prcaenl me. opportanHy; ecreatlon and sight seelnB'is, now ia all siring. The roads from tte Park 2ntraure and Iweotr-elght miles .be- opd are IP me autolsts tpleag nt trip'Into Fropi Augusl 2 Angnst 10 irreat? Prprin lal Aulomoblle Week will be hell) at Banff. ontstand eriaiU.ot Ihls marklnn an poch tn the histoiy of- Lhe' auto; cluba t Ihe province and of the movement. It Is a natloiiaT erent o: belni ai.-open .aflrertise nent to the ot iie auto the.prorlncla clubs of the of Alberti re- ilu the historical and potenlla aiportaiice ol tila fact, and their resetice at Banff doilnjr the' weetabowi thai the7 are alire'lo Ihe ta'portance o( the national highway which' irlli finally link ny (he pralrlB prpTlacj swllh tte maguincent clUes f BrIUeh Colnmba, and that Till make possible aK" Interchange, ot auto onrists between Canada and tie During Aiito.Wwk.it will be Ihe. auloisls" t sister, pro- Tlnce.1 who proalsed o come: Krery' effort will nejnmde IT the park authorities to make Ilie of-all aulolsls in BaulT National 'irk during Auto Week, one to be re- nembered. Thosa who do not desire "-.o live In (be hotels may'camp 6n (he at the Junction -fat the Bow and Spray riy.ers, whereon Ihe department is placing .tents for the and cdnvenlencs of the autoiati during Auto Week with water and slovt fatllitlcs. Tbe trip to Bantt throogh scenes of wonderful glory Is In Ilsell suhlclent attraction without ever (aklng Into consideration the Ihouiand and one pleiBures that will be open for (ho antblsta on their ar. rival at Banff, boating, fishing, and the oeaullfui: anto trip 28 of Banff to the Johnston declared by all be a rival of Vhe lain, oat Niagara Gorge. The will PJher In Calgary on August 2 and will proceed to Banff the neit dav Every town In Ihe province of Al- ierta ihould have representallres at this historical erect, at there will be aiany iulolits.alao (rom Ssskalcb.- wan, Maollobi and (he hive already Ihtlr desire to lake part In this hlitoflckl provincial event. A visit to Banff at the pres ftnl time gnow tbe! hu come Into Iti own u a great 'aulo hundred cars' pissed Into Banff daring the lut two weeks and the work now betng done. will make (or Brat f6r week. i Aololsts as'far eatt M Asebiibola Saskalpon, Caron and. Moost jiw iri Saskatchewan, have hisde this 'trio this year, and maarManltobaiii bare promUed to cone thl> aeasm' also Banff Irtaf at front door of ererr the aiife hlghwij of. tat a wondertiil for sight and for enjorment for the and glories of the t peopk'i Binlt. As Mr. Lent, of-tlii mobile cldb wyi, W. astotot the br' hli PrtMncf at Ue'anto mitt that be 1, t. booaler for Alberta for the' fre.t UM fiood RMdr movmeit, ind let tbe rtlly ID from ibe temr Al- berta on ths wajr to BMfl be Me {that to work Ihit Albertmai to tie oppirtBaft-'es plat ed n bOBnUfolly rigtt'U Ueir tfwi front door. .t f Important Information far YOU: generally appreciate the advice of an you ma.te an important pnr- chase or investment. You are glad to get authoritative opinions. You4ike to feel that your final decision will be right ,r Apply this method pf buying to your automobile." i Groch, of the of Cobalt, Ontario, is an automobile expert. He sells motor cars. He is a .very successful rnerchant and like all successful mer- chants realizes that his business rests on the customers. Here it 'Mr. Groch's men story of how he became a Sludebaker dealer: "Vfbta 1 to cnltr tbe automobile business I looked round for rfhat I called a fool-proof car. .'AHhmigh I am. an_ engineer I had bad bo ciptrience with cars. I decided Out there were four pri- .points .which were funda- FIRST Ihc rcpulstiqn of the for square dcalinf; I decided thntuStDdcrnkcr wagons beta Studebaltcr tatonobilca most be, too. 6rm roost buiU automoWks inqnantitirs large enovjjfh to cut down that vail over- head eipciae peeeassary In keep- ing tiie times and nwkiof the car JboJ-procf. I rMteJ many planU and decided that at Wllkerrillc, On- Urio, StadetmlieT had the plant and tke eqoipoJiml. tbe car I n- tmincd many can and talked wttb many ownrrs m Cauda, paymf particnltr attention to tbe Botor. Of ad tW I eMmtned an- tler the price of 1 felt that Sludebeker w.n the best botlt and best cqnlppeU. FOURTH term 1 foiiiu] to mean; many tbmgs. Erery Tnannfactare'r. bad talked it but none really pat- it into'practice ctfept I found that Ihe Studehtker Corporation, was spending vpwards of half a miUion dollars a jear-.to maintiin its cars in running condition after they were toTd. 1 found that the Stadebaker. Service DepvtnieDt Eeoda service rncn .wher- ever, their cars are Gold to tee that anything which is.'not uhderstiTod. by lool thoroughly explained. Ran Studebaker Three for Repairs One of the first Studebaker Core I sold Is owned by; a raining en- gineer. Tliis (euUeinan spent lea than for repair parts in three yean. All other Studebaker Can in my territory biire fimilarlv tow for upice> there It no more Ecrere test for a car tkan kmf ierTice on the rotda Cobalt From Detroit'to Palm Beach, Florida, Total Car Expense On December Tth.ioiO, Detroit with tny own Serin 18 cylinder rooiinpt car and with ttitm In the car rlrovc lo Toledo and Columbos, Ohio, Weit' ,Virginia, the irurw-coT-l crcd .Cum herland through Augusta anil Georgia, Jacksonville and St. Auj-l uscine to Pclm Ploridn, .My total -expense for, the trip Ifor gasoline, oil, washing the c.ir, storage and all expenses.. TTM JH.80. ,Tlut is why I am enlhuslutie for Significant Facts When Mr. Oroch entered the automobile business. he had no ax lo grind for nny particulnr concern. IlecKose Studel.jatcr Ciirs frorn the entire field be'caus'e'a thoN otigh, scientific investigation showed him that SliidebaLer cars were the best Value for the money. Studebaker have beeri'giving satisfactory vice to Mr. Grocli's customers. His business has grown to proportions because of it It is certainly worth.your while to investigate the Studebaker proposition thoroughly before yM buy any car. St'udebmk'er cars haft rnade good for thouands and thou- sands of people and wilt roike good Then wfll be no dunfe in StudetMker, thfa bat iacraMed cart of.inMrrUb ad Ubor 'IMT Stwle. taker to make u adranoe fa prices at any ttma wttbowt notice. FOUR Roidner TOUR Touring FOUR Und. RWrto FCKJR rVrrj TTaUm in Studebaker Factories at JFaOmvUk, The Studebaker Garage 4, t. Qnhtm, fnf. SIX Towi.ig Cur SIX lAndan'Rov SIXToviogSedM i MM ;