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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 30, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta SATURDAY, 1917 THE LtfTHURIDGE DAILY HERALD PAGE SEVEH I ExKa u s t Echoes Qarage Gossip NEWS OF THEi.AUTO WORLD With the Motorists of Alberta o- Baaliiu Molor Co. Mill Receive Carload a Day Dur- iug Contract Ever Signed by One Firm ii: Western ol Lethbridge as Automobile Centrt. heir private It would be a OOJ Idea for them to look Into the mailer In order to protect their In- iurauco In caso o( STUDEBAKER IS TEXAS OLD TIMER'S STEED If tKere wai any doubt about being the automobile of Alberta that doubt of the Bullm Motor Co.; Southern Alberts'distributors for Chevrolet mo- tor'can. ilgrwd what li held to be the largest' contract for. it one time'by any firm In Canada west'of the Great' The contract calli for the delivery to the Baalim Motor Co. of worth of during the wat-14 months. the contract are orden-for Four-Nlnty 141 Baby flM'28 of the latwt Chevrolet modeli............ ''-.The coittricfealli for delivery of a carload a day, or more than 125 tan, during the month of July. UK Baalim believes In being forehanded In the motor bus I new and to be Mire of delivery, at reasonably Hire. The difficulty In wearing delivery, and then the difficulty Jn unloading over an owrfill- ed platform KaicauMd. him much Inconvenience In hit ipring and butlnett and tMi he seeking to'avoid In the earning year. The Chevrolet car has had a wonderful run 9t popularity In Southern Alberta Motor Co., Introduced them Tn Lethbridge In the of J9U. During April of this year the Plncher Creek nib-agent 3t during the month. .The tarm story IB told by other agentc, 'and Mr. Baalim has no doubt whatever-in-nil mind that when the 1917 crop harveited, the 'demands for good can of light construction will than ever. i "Mr. Baalim expects to commence work in a few daya on the com pany's new garage on 7lh St. S., oppcilte the new city hall. Crosses CMtJMnt on Motor- cycle, IMS Angeles lo New York, in Seven Days on Id bavo started rlslit back tOjibut can be expccieil of tho motor' carry a return message l[ a military men al (lie Ironl. rlsls liacl made It necessary. There Counting i Ihe linns covered b> vas none of (ho ciliauslloo thai la generally eipetletl after a record smashing performance, while the four- cylinder molor seemed notie (ho worse Tor wear auJ ready to keen up the For the tur of determining the dally true on Saturdays and Sundays. The fire bylaw and (lie flre under- writers' regulations require that uoL more than fire gallons be stored In any private garage In the city. 'As It is the custom ot a number ot car owners lo store 45 gallon drums in It Is 3. long cry from Ihe old days of Hie pony eipress Lo modern times Those were Llie days ol romance when lliose fearless riders galloped acroat (he plains of Texas bearing mall and other valuables. Frequent were Hie natties with Landjts and Indians, run- ning fights In which eipress rider and pursuer rode madly, while cichany- Ing shots. Many were (he iiebple made happy by recelvlrie'lelfers Irom loved ones through the faithful per- formance', ol tlio rider's duties. TfiuL times havo changed. The man who runs Iho express' between San Antonio and Charlotte. Texas. U a LVpIcaUold timer hut the very anti- thesis of the old rider. His steed is a Sludebaker car and he carries the comfort, the convenience of the urban and the steam, railway tola small villages that, until Ms advent, were pracllcally cut-off from ihc world oulslde. .Every rain-or shine, pro gressive old man, with his Studcbaker, leaves San Antonio at a given, time and strictly on" schedule, stops at ranches and his trip to Charlojle and return.' Varttt arc the daily wants.ot a community The freight he carries IE miscellane- ous. Nothing Is loo small to war ran Ills few things are too bulky Tor him to load Into the sturd) Slmlebaker. (By S. W. Johnion, Manager Good- Department.) return of lhe summer months come tho'.ilaya lhat org costly! .-to 'Uiouaan'ds oi motorists, duo to the! belief Hub-prevails among hosts of car: pwriers.as lo Hie effect of hot wcalher 1 on -auLomohllc tires. It Is surprising' hoir many motorists still believe lhat j '..In hot the .air "In a tiro ex-' panda'lo Ih.e ganger.points-Why Ihla .wrong'linpressloTi should have gained, :Fuch" -wide circulation; Is dJfficiiU. There ''hoi1 'weatlier" thcorv. 'II Is true, of course, lhal on'V hoi 'day, the air In-a lire expands some- slightly.as to be negil-, ''glbiA Internal lire heat! does DOL result fronulhc lempcralure 'of, the oulslrte air, but frohi the cbn- -Etafit bending of the tire as U rolls i along, the Blrcct: And no season is i Whether In winter .or "sum-j the.Barae degree ol winter the effect Is nol-so prominent because of Ihc more rapid equalltatlon of. leniiierature within the..tire. .Tie' practice of running tires al '.-less pressure in 'j> overcome, eipansion iQslcatl.of saving tires.and '.ttoneyv.has cost the motorists of the mlllJona of dollars. The inodcm piieumallc tire ap- :.'pcars pa'thellcally, frnll alrue- the art- ..Tent.or.llie hot'day I.B a'slgiial to Ihcrq to feducclalr EjujL I Ires arc not'iq fragili as sonic cnr owners 1m to withstand four or. fire "Ulrica ;recommarirlcil pres. .Biire. allempLmt lo Inflate tires on his falh'er's an and had nciually air pressure on one discovered. Whcn'llres run'.updcr-flatcrt to combat air eipinsion Ihero flexing qf-lhe .of the llres, liicldenlally Juat the comUHon avoid. Roon'thc strength of'-ihe-cpllon" fibre 'Is brokeii. down .and the raolorist is treated lo the un of Ihc blowniiL. -_ jraniilng.Ms' lost 'again nfterjlh'i for ehorl In ife iabjec (o.aA the or.underloflatlpn. Hondrtdfl of DO Ure Is In danger or blowing but be wealhcr.expansion of air UrM.jfr, Inflated (p reconomend erU Mdloriata >1o weather'; Ihe IB Dplhlni In It worth moo Trans-Continental Record Broken x Tiinef 7 days, 16 10 minutes. Fastest time ever niade.byjime man. Best previous', motorcycle tiine 11 days, 12 hours, 10 minutes, made by Canhoiiball Bakei'. Henderson Sets the New Time Agent oil Sixtii Street South 1- B. 0. D-aker In 1SH. The lest yleaslng lo the uitlborJUcs iccause ol tho uiicellciiL cenJltlon Iu vhlch both rider aud machluc Anlsh- d. as UeUcll VAS In Due and Mi was rurmiug aooihly aa so that lie being purchased for use by the army. Tho govcriitueiit has just opened bids lor motorcycles of variuiw types and a sburl time U Is expti-U-d liiil (ullv af (licsu inacblncs will be In sen-Ice, and Ibis trial has emphasized Ihs j effectiveness of the modern molorcytlc for, of military data ol Mlnilb wiilcii ciimut scot by tele re c-ord breaking ifdo across (lie continent has Just been completed by Alau T. Hedell. of Los Angeles. Ho arNveU In New York City at p.m. June 13tli, having made Lhc 329S lollca from ocean to ocean In Just 7 days 1C Hours 1C minutes. iletlell made this lest In order to supply tho military authorities with ic In format Jon they us Lo th< aehding mays, speclfica ons, phologrnplia- and other kinds 6 Military, papers., of such nature iej- can'nol be seiit by wire, in case; iDiporlanl lo get llicm l< ho rlisui place la tbc shorlesl possible efficient sen-Ice which malor- yclei have eli'cu In many ways in the European conflict made plain hat the two-wheel machine would ho fell' i'dapled for work of tills nalure, tut U vaa found lhat tho authorities iad no definite data at hand on which o calculations. There- ore lie-del 1 sUrled from Los Angeles at" 11 Vclock. it night on June 5, rid ng a four-cylinder Hcnileison molor- Lhls trial n iracLIcal demoitstrailon so that the itilltary expert 3 will know just what hey can count In.roakiflt'lltla trip Bedell also cs- :ibll3hed a !new transconttnenlal mo- lorcycle record, cliopplfig three daye, 10 .hours 'and 54; minutes from the record, which bad been made his stops carh lie dell's actual running tiaio'froii. wast to coast 5 days, uuure, which figures -out paco aa long as might be wanted. Tlio rezardEug the ability of a motorcycle for bearing purposes Is expected lo be j of value 10 llic Vi'ar departaicnl, as It will provide a bajfo whlcli to c-alculale Ihc work which can- be dojio by motorcycles thai aic a grand averagD of 25.45 miles per bour for the whole 3.29ti miles of COPPER RESOURCES. nMnn, innft Clirlslopher ison. minister of munitions, said today thai a committee of experls B considering development of cop- per und other uifucral resources ot the L'nlled Kingdom. Tho cracksman, arrested through, flnger prints, ivas tclng booked. Inquired Ihe, desk Ef-rgeant. was the disgusted re- mountain, desert, guod roads and bad. Lamb. Motorcycles Are Built Throughout of Chrome Vanadium This Is the toughest, strongcsl elccl made, also tho most ex- pensive. We have just received a ship- ment of Cleveland Something new and a boaulyi every one of them. D.LMacDonald Phone 1032 412 4th Ave. NOTICE! I'loiised (o inform you dial we can now supply Model Four Ninety A ?C9tt.OO f. o. b. Oshawa The will be supplied with cowl it, It will be supplied with all equipment Including Speedometer, Wind Shield, Fenders and regular equipment of tools. We are having n good many Inqulrlei for chaicls and for this reason are making IhTt announcement to the public. BAALIM MOTOR CO. BACK OF UNION BANK HARRY HOLMAN. Mgr. A there Bhorlige ol .the ctif. 'TTio week to overcome the most cues able a certtln imoqn mi.xlnKUhere Jia'f much Mifpla The coninnlpllon of !puAllne h ii.firther htcnwM .hr.-thc.dct to furta IHM ,ln