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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 5, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE TEN .THE LhTHBRlHGE HEHAIJU. SATURDAY', J.l'NE 5, 1920 Exhaust Echoes Garage Gossip NEWS OF THI AUTO WORLD With the Motorists of South Alberta GOOD ROADS MEET ON JUNE 9TH WILL BE A BIG AFFAIR of the car within tbls period; Cann- dlan registration must also bs eject- ed and licenses obtained. In orSer j to, bring the car back Into tie The 'Motorist's Touring Guide" is-i Slates dulj' free on tho return sued last week by Thcv New muet-bs registered with the Evening, Host .contained the Customs OBice at tbo fa- ng instructions lo American motor teruatlonal border when leaving thai Annual Meeting of the South Al-j convention, will be berta Good Roads and Motor Traffic Association Will Be! proceedings. as part In Held in Lethbrdge Next Wed- nesday. The annual convention of the South Alberts Good Roads and Molor Traf- fic Association will be held in Lelh- bridge on June 9. the same day as the circus. The dale has been chang- ed, as it Tvas originally Intended ffc on June 4. Certain circumstances that recently came to light made it necessary to postpone tho convention for tHo few days. j Tbe commutes In. charge ot the con-: vcntion have been busy revising, program and issuing Invitations.. The; program ns it will be presented to the delegates will be bristllns with csting items. qties-; tions of extreme importance" !n-. (crested !n good roads In sou'toem Al-j hertn, and that should include every j Co-operattou ehoulj be tho watch word of convention. Only ihrourh Iho co-operation of everyone interest- ed Kill tho best results bo obtained. The splitting ot tbe district will.weak- en southern Alberta and will likely cause wort to be done In the patch .style. Slick together. I Estimated That Annual Income dtlsen. This year there i? a great awaken- ing going on among motorists con- Venting Ihc- beauties of the Canadian Rockies and the possioltllles of enjoy- ing lours through the prairie prov- inces. Southern Alberta wants to Into the swim to catch as much of this ls anj. real traffic as it can, and as it lies on the direct route from tho western United States anything done to encourage mo- tor traffic will roako returns, yet not to The chief manner or encouraging motor traffic, is the sood Runs Between Five and Seven Thousand Dollars What does It profit a thlel to r. in motor how is It Before crossing from the United SUIes into Canadt, stop at the Unit- ed Slates Customs' OlTieo at the bor- dur. Have all yip.-, tool boxes and trucks unrbtked to facilitate nspetticn. Do not carry firearms .if any character unless on a hunt- ng wbc-n it will be ueccs- 'iry tii get a penult from the Cus- oms Office. American-citizens do not require passports. No rnototr car will uo allowed to :ross the boundary unless the driver >as tfco I'ertifieate of registration veriSes the registration num- ber of the car. Also .the maker's '.umber. It would be well also for the driver to carry chauffeur's license certificate. If the automobile is (o remain in Canada less than thirty days a tour- !ns pennft is obtained "from" the Can- adian Customs officers at tho port entry, winch allows the car to he ruu in the Dominion for onq month without securing n customs bond or depositing duty. In iWprovmco of Quebec United States licenses and car registrations 'arc rcciprocally recognlied; in other Provinces they .iro valid fcr various periods from Ihreo weeks to three months. It" more than a (birly-day stay is cer stealing, it so, made? These Impertinent questions, and some; more-' like which, inquiro very, personaily isia UID.. home lives of. some "of our" leading auto thieves, motor traffic is tne .of sooa have-teen analyzed and aoswcred by roads, and..It all interested parties ta Irarcau of: the Antomobilo southern Albnrta will take'SdvanlaEe of this opportunity to get together for the mutual benefit of all... there should he a lot of good done. With, the Do- minion convention jnst and tho authorities still thinking1 Boon roads, the 'month of June affords those Interested in southern Alterta a. splen- did opportunity of striking" while the. iron is hot. If good road enUmsiasts of South- ern Alberta can bind themselves solid- ly together ro that they will ing with one .voice they will, be'-able to Eccuro more from the powers .that be and if the only thing accomplished this year Is tho construction of .k' road from the United States boater. fo'.Cal- gajy, there 'Will bo. one thing, to bo thankful for. v That road is going 'to prove a source of revenue to all Aluert.a, and the prime movers are ,tha ones who are going to reap the big harvest. Southern Alberta this road an'i a good, strong push vrilUk? way. An east road' the province has been mapped oiit runs from the sothern club, of southern California, An. up-lo-dale-, first-class auto thief can ami will steal from 19 to 15 cars a One 'OTperthf Ef, "cap- tursd in his from Iios Angeles a 'stolen .machine, confessed to having stolen 2-50 cars in a year, Uiroishon't the United StStes, bnt this is an exception, says the-, club theft hareaii. and for the boyish. prahfe. this thief a statue of himself ;'in the hsll of fame ,al AVaghington.'-' -J The'lO .4ars stolen by thef ordinarj" gAdi'.crmk'.Vre sold 'by hiin .for about iebiLiU (hereforo tho- Shief :aMual income of between and a I! '.he 'is: 'cayght at any of his major opcjratlons .he gets year in the jponUentiarjv, White' there he has an Opportunity.' .to .learn a trade, and he does. HVleirf.s a inechanical trade which 'vHH'ficlp'. him when he gels .out. -It be.a belter and wiser'. he knows moro about thanOh'e.erer'Vnew in his lifo )iet-or'j. doesn'i i nijcu-i iriyTjiionev-. while' he Is In the Alberta, ff this road can be put Into! year, and BO bis IB slaps that Jt will be a pleasure for velvet 'stricter Wloncw for motorists to use It. town city along tho lino will feel the bene- fit. What About the Farmers? That im'estlon -can well he asked. Every farmer clone, to such a roAfl would readily realize- the btneat is to him. By making access to the 'towns and cities easier and moro com- fortable lie is rarliig much In time. and upkeep of his vehicles, be they motor cars or wagons. Not only will the farmers benefit thusly but he vrlll bs able to get his produce to market cheaper and the citizens living In the cities and towns will reap a benefit. Good roads affect everyone living In southern Alberta and no one will be turned away from 111 auto thletes .'shouldIba possible. There good, reliable mariel for stolen :autoa .at this momenl. In 1-rfis As'fast as one '.'market' Is pisccd 'tha discard In -Aneeies, 3ui Francisco CROSSING THE BORDER FROM U.S. TO CANADA planned in Canada R customs loud valM for six months must secur- ed, guaranteeing the re-oipoosllon ourists crossing Canada: the border into United States, a certificate of ei-i Customs officers are port Cansdiac most courteous, and if the motorist will follow out the foregotas sugees- lions rery litllo trouble will be ei- pcripBced. LfcSS EXPORT OF AUTOS May Mean Production Cart Be Caught Up by End cf 1920 Some countries, such as Frattc.e, aro prohibltins -iho taportstlon of automobiles. Others, such as Italy aad Switzerland, ore reftrictiaj Iholr almost to zeco. Aiucrican agents have closed their Paris offices. This will, mean that tho cars nor- mally eiportcd wil be turned back Oa tho. AJmorican arjd Canadian mar- kets. The sdme'wiU be true ot tires. and'Sealtlorare de- clared by authorities to be tho jargtol .slolfin auto market in. the' world.-, They. h'aTO no eastern competi- tors'.- In additron, don't; forget that spring is hereV and the merry ahlo 'thief, like a ganibolinp lamhy -his very. best in the. sprlngtynsi so without fail put a Id'enttficatlori mark on you can: prove vour prop. erty is recovered. TUBRICATING.oil creeps up by' ordinary rings'and old forms carbon, pits tlic valves, in- jures the cylinders and pistons and destroys -the power of the motor. One of the best indications of oil leakage is fouled spark plugs. BURD High Compression Piston Rings seal the cylinders tight against oil and against fuel leaks. rlcg cau separately in an in- dmaual mould lo insure perfect cylindrical expansion. Tell 03 your motor troubles in a an help you, or Atk JW Knewi J ?ygS- VV For Stte by All tXitlerg and QaMgti BUBD RlrlQ SALES CO. OF CANADA 3.22 Mel.ntyre Bjoek, Winnipeg NiGHT CAHE OF TRUCK In puttin; up the truck o- con- verter for the nighl, tho brake bandit should always be Icit for- ward., Thai means jhat the clutch will bo left-in, wKereby no oil cun trlckio in between tho clutch plates lo gum them up' when the brake.- hncillc is pulled .V forn-ard id the morning. It is Veil to ureas hard on oach of the pedals, so as to squeeze out any oil that may be between tho threo bands and their droms, to pro- vent gumming there. THINK OF HOW MUCH YOG DEPEKD ON YOUR BATTERY H is one of the most vital features of yotur motoring. Oa it you depend for the "whizz and whirrsV that starts your car, as well aa for tho brilliance of the Sights marking your night path. Tor safety's sake, If for nothing else you should insist on STARTING LIGHTING. BATTERY, It is (luality In every Inch and ounce, embodying thirty-two years' EXIDE SJERVIGE STATION D. THOMPSON Get your next Ure retreaded by us. We -iro eipert tire' men. _We Are Also Experts in Sec- "tional "Work, Broken Bcsds, etc. We are here to give service. Spe- cial service to out-of-town orders. Express paid one way. Lelh- IMdge's Leadfng Retrtaders. 718 THIRD AVE. S. Annual Convention in Great Falls Promises Co-operation In Thi-j Mailer men of fiontann added formal approval of their association to tho cause of road improvement, in their annual convcutiou held recenfly in" the. Park hotel. Great Falls: They alfo took steps for a close affiliation with tho Western MoieJ Scenic asso- ciation .which his recently teen or- ganized for Iho purpose of turthermg the tourist travel through tha scenic northwest. In a'ddttlon lo ruau who dttd siuco the list annual meeting. The conri-uttou of .hotel men brought mcjro thau dozen of the -best bouifoces of '.Montana to Great Kails to consider prohlcais 'that confront the proprietors hotels of the state. Everyone of tlio large cities was represented by at least one.hotel raau...'.- Tn good roads ins were adopted: "lie it rpsnTvcd that thu Monti hotel nieii tate csiiecial 'Interest in, and lend support to. tha Western >luiel Scenic association vhlcii has been recently organized by the hotels of the 11 western slates to augment tourist (ravel in the great northwest. "Be it resolved lhat tho Montana Hotel Men's Association, realizing that better roads will greatly assist the de- velopment of llio state, go ou record as lending their jco-operatioa to tho stnto highway commission assist them whenever possible ia iUelr lug TRUCK TON MILES The best unit for determining tor truck comparative values Is tho ton mile. This means simply tho carrying ol oua ton one mile. Tliua get live ton miles. Tbe- toil unit in conjunction with tlio operator gives best basis tor reaching coEClasUms ioi regard to tho track SEDANS ihen and now HE .Dainty Elegante'of the Chair .is pre-. served in the McLawghlin Sedan. _ For Milady's shopping and .social :nee'ds: for 'family tours and for al! needs where- comfort'and; deppuda- Ibiiity arc'desired, the McLaughlin the choice iof dfecrirr.inatiiij! motorists. LETH BRIDGE RETREADING Vuicasizing Works PHONE 1664 E. CHAPLIN, Lethbridge, LETHBRIDGE BRANCH AT MACLEOD 712 3rd AVE. S. B. CHAPLIN, Macleod, MASTERSIX TBallt in Canada by 'Skilled ComxfkM Workers and Canadian Capital CRAYDORT F.O.i. CHATHAM WARTAXEXTBA frovemcnts DhtrlbutsM for ind Alberta HEAD OFFICE; MOOSE JAW Satkatoon, Edmonton >ttd Graham Motor Co., Letbbridge C. F, MilkJHver .Gray-Dort- is modem, refined, a yedr ahead other light cars, prom the front axle to the gasoline tank in the fear, our engineers have made changes at every point where change meant improve- ment. And from the European-type hood, with, its many long, nar- row louvres, to the Rayntttc top, hand-tailored in our own shop, to-day's Gray-Dort has the simple, dignified elegencc, and quality look, -that makes every owner speak proudly of "his car." You must see, drive, ride in, the ncwGray-Dort. Our dealers tell us that they are going to be short of cars. (Better see your dealer Tho touring cir a f.o.b. Chtvtiim, exlti. Tht 2-passeager roidltur it the Tho Gray-port Special, with >itrt equipment and buutiluiiv fmithvd, ii on the ThoOray-Doit AM. lha rrxMl buiiiiful liglit cur ol i) oilri on j. MOTORS, LIHITKD ;