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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 5, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta SATURDAY, JUNE THE LEThpatDGB 'DAILY HERALD SAVE GASOLINE IS PACK KT.EVKN OIL CO.; A SHORTAGE ProdMction Is Falling Far Short of Cut- ting Down Use of Gasoline for 'With tho'season now on when the call for gasoline (3 tbo heaviest of' the. twelve' months of the year the ques- tion of thortego Is carameaclng to worry many The Imperial Oil li taking (lie lead in Canada Ui is- suing a warning note to' users of gaso- line to go Blow and easy. Tills firm ad. vices this using o[ gasoline tor pleas- ure' puribazos as lillle possible. The following statement ij-iu sent out by (he Imperial Oil Company and was received al the ie (hi) rid go 'office' SAVE GASOLINE In tho lait years the demand for crude petroleum has increased more than' per 'cent. In a like period, production- bis Increased only J50 per cept, shortage of crude and high prices necessarily follow. Pen- nsylvania crude la today costing J6.10 r purposes of.pleasure and recrea- on canuol be questioned, but da's 'crops and Canada's industries ust cobm tint. If tbe crude shortage mUnucs, tbe we of gasoline for easuro must be reduced to the low ;l minimum. Dispense with unneces- sary trips. Save nc'edlens. pur carbureter is adjusted so hat' there is no waste. Do not let onr motor rbn Idli, Let prac- ce strict economy and there will Ufflclent gasoline'.for every purpose WASTE NOT SAVE GASOLINE. other 10'per cent. -Tliese; things jjhe 'shortage of crude jietroleiimlrlt'is' nejesEiiry. 'toi'lmport K large ampijnt of gasoline': Tbe'prlcc ot Imported and this high pricofax', well; as transportation charges nfusfvbe paid ..'lif Ariierlcaa funds. Unfavorable'- exchange rates add from; So .to 4c. 'per gallon to the cost ol imported gasolino. '-I .S'AVE IT Farmers, must, '.have g fincd oil to plant IHeir crops and to harvest and.'. thresh them. The re- quirements flf Canadian farpiers must given preference It tbe demand for food Irorn, Canada and from tho world is to act. ,Tlia gasolino you can five helps to eliminate a necessity for prices on food products which all must buy. SAVE IT Gasoline and refined oil are of vital importance to Canada's'industries as well as'to'.Canada'S food production. Withbutiour trucks and business cars Canada's industries would be greatly "and -Canada's business in- with Mery drop of gasoline mUst be L "SAVE IT The reasonable- use of motor cars Well Satetv Specialist Offers iFigures Railways A passenger train, approaching a1 full speed and still a quarter of a mile 'atoay, will cover the remaining .distance in JS second; 1f half a.ihili away, Illwllj flash past hi 3.6 seconds Theso.-'fliuresi'are offered by .a we I' known' safety specialist ot one ot tb principal American railways, to im press upon motorists, tbo slgniflcanc of attempting to cross railroad tracks with altrain In sight. Motorists should think in terms time as well as distance-. It requires a wait of only a faction of a minute to perrtit a train to.pass; on the olhe band '18. seconds allows'too small i margin to escape an accident it in shifting gears the engine stops or any goes wrong. "Forty-six pdoplo woro peoploswore'injured; and 162 automq biles wero damaged: or destroyed a grade crossings on this particular'rail wny dliring the calendar closed. Of those, 73 stalled on .the zrosslns and were struck by. trains' 263 attempted to cross Im nicdlately in front of a.n.japproachln. train; 137 or more than 25 per ceni Df the total ran inlo instead o trains into theni; nine skidded care or trains In attempting to avoid i collision after realizing the danger it ran Into and broke down crossing gales lowered to protect them from passing trains; 'flvo ran down and In lured flagman In warning posillons; 1 Mre duo to miscellaneous Inexperience ot drivers rather Ibiin flcliberalo'recklessncss Is given as tin principal cause of such accidents, AUTO INDUSTRY NOW SECOND IN AMERICA The nutoroobde industry Is now the second greatest. In- dustry In America second only to to sta- tistics published In a recent number ol one of the leading automotive publications of the country. During 1919 there were man- ufactured passenger cars and trucks. This exceeds nil previous records- even those of IftlT, the banner year of the industry. The total vslue, boih trucks'and.passen- ger, cars, was With accessories included thcao figures reach more (han tbo mark, thus plac.- ing the automotive industry next among the manu- facturing Interests of Iho coun- LOOK jyHEELS The average car. owner' Is qnife likely in tbe desire to Jjivo the rear wheels all the attention they needj to forget tbe front wheels. Now, the wheels thould be g_tven careful insjxsctlon at oDce a .month, particularly those ot the type fitted Kith- ball >eap. cone type.- Tbe -rapidly because they are subjected to slrcsiEB In travel. CH A RACTE p i S'T'ICS of i L 'j WOMEtf DRIVERS A well Xnown driving InaLruclcr says that tbe general of drivers In ber first .year of dririflg are- Kaclng motors wben going tbrougb Ibo eeirt, and continuing, in low and unnece's5arDy long. Turning the stesrlng wheel with' jerks and removing bolb hiwi while ihKtlos for new to release tbo brakes when starting. Neglecting to replenish gasoline tank. Christopher Morley charmed us with that entertaining tale, of! ecienirlc "Roger Mttflin, who, wjth- h.oj-58 about the! .selljng bis "treasured! boykji'. from .'.'Parnistus on we jttouj'ot -JUiere'ii' a fancy." We cherished tbl' fancy and taw it grow.into a. possibility now alout to bo realized when the caravan book shop tours New.'Knglaud this sum- mer, writes. Mary..Kraak in tbo New director of Yprk Post, Miss Bertha Mshony, the Bcokeh6p for Uoj's and Girls In .Boston, had thousht of running a motor truck-equipped with books to sell through -New Bnglaad be- (ora 5Iorleye "Parnassus" made its appearance la print courages by others who caugfct tie contagion, and fortified by the pub- lishing world, Is solas to fend forth the first book store knowo to travel aboui, oi'whecls. A booksli'op on wheels. will It look like! A specially designed car of attractive color, not too opu- lent, not too trampish. TOU will bo invited to step inside browse about the shelves, which will con- tain nearly a'thousand books, or sit down and, read at the tables dis- playing their tempting cargo spread out' under awiilpgs swung from both sides of the car. For there will be a tempting choice, not oaly for children, but for adults of all ages had En- and splrHs. There. 'is no. .Abnbt" -itaS Mopli are reading more, lhan ever before war. We don't .why, for America did not Buffer the. darkened nlgbls tbat England I knew, when everyone stayed at.-Jiomo and read- leg was reinstated In .place of the usurping -oatsldeN tfetrwilorf- Poi- slblyv our home strength- encd naturally aad our book atfec- tlob Developed accordinejy: t f. UNIFY EDUCAf SYSTEMS; WINNIPEG, June "The crea- tion ot a federal bureau, ot education for tho unlflcatten of-. Iho e4ucatlonal systems followed by the various pro- vinces, Is cue ot the fundamental prin- ciples oj our H. C. Hoc- ken, Sl.p. tor -West Toronto, presi- dent and editor of thcprango Sentinel and grand master of the Qrind Qrani of British America, -tod ay. Mr. Hockeu will speak here tonight on education and' other matters con- cerning national welfare and will also address a meeting of the Orange lodge in Calgary neit'week. CONVENTION A SUCCESS WINNIPEG, June tba convention was a splendid success, vs> (eel that'there were several things learned-that might be iised to Uu- prove the next said S. L, Sflulrej rearing presldeut ot tbe Can- adian Good Iloads association, todaj. The .convention, next ysar, Is under- stood, be field at Kailfax.-. A large number ol the eastern delegates left for home last night and the re- mainder will leave today and Satur- day, TOWNS DESTROYED ST. JOHN'S, Nfld, June fires s'.arled by sparks from the loco- motives. Jiave destroyed several set- tlements on the Aralta peninsula dur- ing the last Week. U. S. HOUSE VOTES BIG DEFICIENCY APPROPRIATION WASHINGTON, Juno Jllilcrand today sent to the Swiss gov- ernment a note assuring It that the question of changing the seat of the le'ague.of nations from Geneva has not been raised. GASOUKEDPAGAII; 37 PRICE fo the gallon miles Jo th? set of tires match or so i mes! D..S. WILLIAMSON G0 DEALER ;