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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 31, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta TEN LBTHBRIDGE. DAILY HERALD FRIDAY, JULY 30, 1920 ExKa.ust Echoes [Garage Gossip THE 'AUTO WORLD e Motorists of South Alberta Prairie Governments Penurious? Dui I four huudred aud uiue'y mile? cl tains" was a terrible libel. For oce j Nothing for Highways Is Uwk. There aro mud holes "on ,ound natvcouatrv. it Is.true, i, tho Way Percy Gomery, on I uul for (h9 Pathfinder, Views the Sit- uation After His King's Highway Tour from Coast to Coast. the need 1'erc a blgliwayt Gouiery, i who tfcSa week -com pk led the Halifax .to Karnrover King's Highway, tour. for railways for but not one the way he EUU it un alter travelling through is .au arti.de He-re (roDi Mr. Gomery's pea frak" eurj au'omohlH) which which plainly has been done followed along rivers exceptionally for years. Not but many of vveli wooded, farm houses ererywjjere are within a few yards ol stone piles. Oae maa, with one hammer, working for ono (liiy could kill that blot on the cojiybook deader than .the ancient Emperor of Austria. 1 tried to Mew this matter sym- pathetically. Saskatchewan is a now province, it has a widely scattered population, its gritless soil is against it, gravel deposits ara said 10 lie few, they to do something, etc. But, after crossing it, on 'the recog- nized. traus-proTiucial motonyay, in flawless weather and under ideal con- being well provided with trees. Five miles east of Viriieu beautiful val- ley of the Assiiiabolue, growing on one for mauy miles, culmiuates iu.pos- sibly tbe prettiest obtai.uablfe" in tiYo thousand, miles of motoring. A long motor tour means, Et the time, roads and personal 'comtorts. !n retrospect it becomes u storehouse of itni'iressious which were so strong and Will Be Western Centre for Dis- posing of British Supplies. I. July Atten- tion must concentfaieil on the d of commercial aviation Canada. Col. W. Barker. V.C.. t WHICH were BO siroilg auu mimhnrs nf Aim Wlft as to stun tho senses at ,u> nio- Great results were predicted by CoL Barker as the result of ment they were gained, thoughts we have of- our travelling and- since Montreal ditions, the stranger concludes merely ing activity In air matters in the Dom the evenings we spent with; private ihat Saskatchewan is not' trying; The it up "uid take notice: He. pointed out that tho 'lei- villages or oil farms, be- wealthiest, largest motor- hi-adred imlea oZ: Manitoba cause hotels fail to give rest with their owhinjj of the prairie prorinces mere- roads ami .five hundred proving ot inestimable value to -tho hospitality after a short timD. dared us off the place. for of thousands of dollars ARE YOU A MEMBER OF YOUR LOCAL CLUB? ID union there It strength, is a truism that you will ac- cept in principle, tut do you practice it! Practically applied, to motorist, it means join an au- tomobile club. Aa an indi- vidual, the motorist do UUIa.to set better roads, tair laws which will encourage. tUo fullest use of. motor vesicles. the stoppage of iuotor thefts, iind a general Improvement of as auon as any mudi. railway grades. We recalled tlie spect- -oan well be out of th'at: historic abandoned' rail- xncfa caused bv the high way through the Yellpwhead, and wax- "this of a large percentage of Us Portage la'.P'rairiej but, not :one cent-tor highways.'' U 11 unimproved of twenty I- As iu oilier uad roads regions, we Sailer or more which causes the un- are' always being promised better anxiou'h f enquire, "Is things ahead. The jwstniaster or ga'r- tlie inam travelled highway tojage man always know; that the road to tho i to the town was rough, but, far- 'From Caruorr'y 5ne of Brandon toe going is good iiifl'the fually.'flne roads Manitoba re. jtere reached. Alrf aj> discussion of roads I leare olifics entirely a ide politics W evenbodv "knowi consist of pfom- p am j an'd smooth jj-to.hear.of, but very.uncertain fuffaces to ndo upon. Ever since "we led public -officials and, road .de- ineots.have.been telling of their ooi 1 hare found the tiiej pave' The tourist cares bfwho is responsible .for the good ids hf finds he does not stop to .quire Hie system under which the Betrnl of Virden became a good ads star of the Erst magnitude, aud, truth he knows uailgut of tbeidit- Uties, finances and gravel deposits tbe road traps Unfortunately, he judges by. what he sees, jEJIr Proimcial Government slays The future tourist wil in this purely what 1 see The sole political guaran good faith to men has been pie appearance 01 a gang oE men a rrort un a. bad road. tt While travelling .four thousam during the past six weeks in even states and five provinces this otcnt argument, the road gang, has [appeared probably.not less than once if this person could, possibly! realize of how little importance she and her shade'tree's were, aud of how1..very was- tho.credit: of YVolseley, ot Manitoba, and oven of the country; our own country for a moment, we forced to hang bur heads. Contrast tills incident with-six weeks of uubroke'n ness, and'warm hospitality; weigh' it against the approval, the sympathy, Ihe permanent, friendships we.' "nave gained. And surely we can afforirio her ou; they were in spots hey were. 'Sectious labelled as en- .ered in the road-dragging compeli- ion were a pleasure, we called these 'The; hope of aud, 'or many, many miles the going was'woraan who kcows not citizenship, the road-builder had agreed to. call a trail a The strange thing is' .that, iu my leetiug experience, the cities and towns of Saskatchewan are more pub- worlh of aeroplanes -'and equipment The aeroplanes and equipment are being sent .here for. sale by the Air- craft Disposal- Syndicate of Great Britain, which has j under taken to dis- post 'Of war equipment. The first .shipment will arrive in JVinnlneg in tlie iconrso of the- nest low -weeks and will1 consist ot 25 aero- planes valued at This 'ct equipment wilhprove a boon 'to Canadian aviation, he stated, the machines nearly new, pjty a moinent.jhefpre we jmirjy of them unuseJ, nnd-wUl.be ...t_ prjces within reach of the Each Individual wants to gel the most possible out of. his machine. .The ua: tion needs the fullest UES. ot this national asset. Cl'ibs grre 'freely to tourist maps; logs. j touring Infprmaliou and us- v f (stanca. Thojr cncourase 'lowshlp between Do the; other fellow have the. Icara htni to carry the bur? -X dens of protecting the .interests. ot '.he motorist Jola au nuto- mohilo club in your -vicinity. Milestones. ordinary person.. Lack 'of landing lelda' and aeroplanes was the great- est deterrent to tho'adyaQce af avia.- iion iu Canada. Ufa" Colonel declared and stated as soon as flying has be- come geo.eral and tandiug places are available in most of tie towns that resular travel by aeroplanes wil! be established. He predicted that it will be po'ssiblo in' five, years to travel from coast to. coast ia the air, iu a traction of the.time it'would tako io go by train.... to lowly and sticky molasses! it'is being produced "motor substitute for gasolltie, Discovered hy J. P. Foster, chem- st of i sugar plautaliou oa the and ot Maul, production vitiiln the uexi three tuonths.yiU.be iclent to f.pr all cars the islands Bhouici u gasoline shortage occur, According to Ihft- Brat reports of the new fuel brought" to San tVan- b'y P.L Carroll of Vtnolo'r power, greater, mileage.' easier startiug and more freedoia" from tarboo than gas oline. U can be used without au ad- justuieut of the carburetor. The new fuel .Is perfprmlug In au- tomobile, truck and: eu'slnes.. Iu a 36-hour test''made with.a trac- tor the -consumption- of "motor alcohol" was tour gallon hour, compared to four and a half gallni cf gasoline In the same engine on the same work. Examination ot the cylinders showed most ot the deposit, removed and the re- mainder so soft it could be removed with the fingers.' Sugar plantations hare been-let- tiiig their, molasses, run to.waste .or burning, it for the potash recovery. Nlotrogen and acid are also 'valuable uyp'roductB ot molasses, Nowr however, production .of tbe..new fuel, .is' found to: be, taore profitable lliau obt a Icing other Byproducts. At is eiioueh mblasaes produce of. sup-' ply. all. automobiles Iu. Hawaii velopment ot this industry wfll re- lease .chipping space formerly uecd for trausporting gaEoilae trom the United States. I WHAT TO DO IF MOTOR CAR BURSTS INTO FLAMES A fire; extinguisher oliould always be carried. In itje ferably heneatb .the. Lood pa the in- take sido of the" as-this .is most usually where} the fire slarts. If it Is carried upon, :tho dash there Is always tho 'danger o[ its baltig stolen. .When tlio fire.-starts try to turn on the fuej. aV-the taflk., thus ventln A Englishman has Invented a mus lard pot. in which pressure .on .11 pis-. tou1 forces a amount o[ Ihe con- tents frorh'aispbut.1 -K. Ernest 'arid Philemon 'Lqggral 'and Alfred Picfcett Aveve bathing in tho SE. Frauds River near East Step on the Ihe engine draw tlie flames into the aud extinguish the fire. (T It the drip'pan is e'stiDguJsher it before, .it'-attacks tho carburetor ns the carburefqr parts" are of metal e'asUy, injured. ward- with (he having tha low "gear ih mesh. r If there: Is throw saad, flour, or any dry powder upon the fiaiues; tut be careful about upon the engine, as li is very injurious to'tn'd mecnahisin." Never throw water on burnt ng oil or Always romeinber that flames turn. upward, so start your fire-flgliUng at the bottom. Above dp not lose your U you. dp the sttua- "t Ion -Is- .tooj-.ir-some- oii e'rels e dp esu't ake iaeanBs ating -me JB to' :ieep your "lenginck arid, tiie H the the rgrourid "X- All under; lie-spirited ibau tbcy are in Mani- toba. They are more concerned, more d etermin regarding an d more alive to tourist travel than else And these: right, wheii .ttie' roads' are .good (and poai- tivelylnot'uatii then) the inrough trafr fie, the average long-distance motor- ist.of.thia continent-vho_is not cou- sldered an undesira'nte class wiH stop to grasp the possibilities- and the spirit of this land promise; stop to add his admiration, bis inter- est, his money, nay hinjself, to your development, It Is problematical as to just what Trill favorably Impress the stranger within the Rates, b'ut the malter of good toads in ibJa respect, seems un- questioned. For my part, although I had crossed the prairie of it until a week ago. I wasyiguoraut "A, trcele -cli to ssvcnty-fivo miles. In Great Lates and tho Rocky- iioim- Cord or Fabric. Good company on a journey the way saem shorter, Dependable Partridge Tires should be your companions on all your motor trips. They shorten the journey by allowing you to travel in from the onnoyences, delays and expenses, caused by tire troubles.. Parti-Mae Tires, Ukr loyal serve L you faithfully always. "Built in Canada bo -Skilled Canadian Workers and Canadian Capital mcnis f f Gray-D6rtV modern, refined, a year ahead of other light cars. From-the front afcle to the gasoline tank in the-rear, our engineers have made changes at every point where change meant improvement And from the European-type hood, with its 'many long, narrow louvres, to the Rayntite top, hand-tailored in our shop, to-day's Gray-Dort tKe simple, dignified elegance, and quality, that makes every owner speak proudly of '-his car." You must see, drive, ride in, the hew Gray- Dort.. Our dealers tell us that they .are going to be short of cars. Better see your dealer how. PRICES ALL TAXES INCLUDED GHWCAMPBBT.L, Khaltcd, Genewl Distributors for Saakstchewan and Alberta. Head Offict: Moose Jaw. Branches: Saskatoon, Edmonton, Calgary. Graham Motor Co., C.F. GRIFFITHS SERVICE GARAGE WARNER