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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 3, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta PACK SIX' THE I.KTIiniHDGI-: IIKIUIA) MARCH 10.17 Hundred Carloads of Motor Cars Arrive Within Six Weeks the Spring Business During the more than 700 railroads In Iho oast, their carloml "automobiles vrero'soM In 'he city of onlors are nol moving so mpltliy as LcLUbridgc liavt number of cars on hiiud with During the samo period more than woulil wteli. but most of thc-jw EU equal number were la South-! on the It is tato lo to card. Nino men arc now employ- Saxim will be well known through' ej RUJ a ntght start ts to be nildcd when mechanics can be secured. have moro orders now lor now cars than can fill right away" snttl Mr. to Ilio Herald, "aicl Iieavy shlpim'tits are arriving all the cm Alberta agencies controlled by brJdga dealers. that. 100 carloads of iiiitoinoblles will ho dolivi-roil in UllihrMge within the 1D17 IL ihat the record will KO by tho boards lo foiv July Isi rolU rouml. il far mete uc- si six weeks provided Iho railways !c of Ih-i country nnd'clly as probably no blhcr agency does. -Tlio eastern i-lubs, he says, linvc workliifi arrange- iiicnls tlic faruiors In many dis- tricts to drag" Hie- roads alter caeh rain alarm during (ho summer, thus keeping Ilieni always In sliaye. 'Tlio fanners aro hi thu into fculs por Hcsldcs cars ago, wcro innimuicturcrs ot ivls for other uulo'factories, and had fnrnlslieJ the vtlal parta for over SQD.QOO In the full of 1314 they ilni-lcd to inamifuclure a car of their Thoy hod inomitaclured up (III December loth, 191G, nnd have never- hail to replace u gear In a car. The Doilgo Is nccepk'tl aa n Btnntlarti by ihe U. S, t'overnmunt, of Iho enth'o l of Uic rnr comiioscd of 1Mb lilgli priced cbromo vanadium steel. It Is Ilio only car niEniufaclurcil wltli a cliromo nickel steel caiu-sliiift. U has TluikJu hcar- iiins Ilironghoiil cind full flontliiK rear le. Tho Uodgo llrothcrs car enjoys a small vay in Ilio portion of the. old livery barn, a one of lljc lairJnisrks of llio city. The surcesa of the Chevrolet was in- siantancous. and It not Ions he- tlic E. ADAMS AND THE McLAU3HHN When Kilns Adams camo to Boulh- cm Allertu thirty years ago" nml punch oil ccnvs In the ('tirdeton disl- Southern Alberta ii no It lircs up to the slogan it lias adopted n? being "ihe universal Tho Ford Agency lu Lethtridge has hvo youug men liehlnd it, Arlhur Ilarnslay mid-1 Jud Virtue and iheir ?ales rooms and garage on Third Av enue is busy spot. The claim Iras been made for tlie VonI Agency here-time they sold one1 car tor e-yery- working day in 1910. A walk down any street or a drive in the country would serve to convince one thai Hie statement is merely one of feet Tor the Ford U everywhere. L is lhe farmer's favorite for ii gives service ai all times. 1[ Is especially adniited to Alberta roads and prairie :rails, and one can quite understand .Vow Ihe Dnnllni Motor Co. Is ore JDK ihc whole building, ivhlch been fitted up as ati iip-to-dnlc ga rtitinn Is Iti process of building, so ibal when completed, iho firm will have storage for 05 cars besides; plenty of room for the repair depart-1 incut, sales room and accessories man, who purchased a Dodgo in tho spring of 1915. lie has driven 11 In lita Uvery Imsdiess miles through nil conditions of roads around A. SHARMAN AND THE HUPMO- "'BILE K. SliHi'inau, 'wlio lias bceii In ILO liiM'lcmcnt In l.cthbrldRO for a imfriljcr of years, InsL year look over nfiency of llupsnohlle. TUc Hup Is no stranger In Sonio of Iho first cars produced by Iho company wcro sold right hero fn (ho clly. 1'coplo 'remember their loss1' rakish lines, or If thoy IILLVO rtcn, tliey liifly'seo tsume of llioso cars, (mrchasud In 1912 or doing duly today, someu'li.'il ;uitlqualeJ an lo lines lo. bill cayablc of giv- ing service yet. So Mr. Sliaruian.pinned In au old stflmlby nnd la'wllUng to do business on hjcrll- The new Itup Is a Llg car. Tho old Hup wag iiinong I he first smtill cars produced, tint the jicw llnp retains the efficiency of tlio old while ail ill us Greatly- to nnd contforl The new' L-ar Is. of Series N.j nnd though EOino iiniirovcnicLit iias bciei made from lime to lime, ihrro hns 'been no rndlcal departure from the standard cct by tlio company when Iho series first turjied out. The company nays'nf iho new car: that lie would wind uii In 1917 selling automobiles to prosperous far- mers In fact nt that HIP fnrmer was an unknown (jnantlty while the world was jusl beglnnlii'; to be startled by storlos of "horseless i-arrlages." To- day, .however, Mr, Adams Is busy. ._ Belliiis auloniobilos lo Hie men with I sales depardneul There nrc la iiicii: whom hc to nch COWSi ,0 Winnipeg and all Hie cost so far lias yetiv we told von ]iro been for ,1 new leaf of a sprint (hieing iho lulij onr engineers two new fan hells. had Just one (Ills car he licsl valuo cs'cr offered In pow- i, pfrforninuce, tilurdlnusE, ccon- >iny, comfort, lEnlsu unil good lookfl." Vo cxprcsacil our convtqtton tliat our iiglnepra obeyed lo tho letter, .ml that I hoy had produced tho best lupmoblln that Imd cvor been Tho fifteen monlliB Dial followed !inl slatcmciil linvc titniily JustlfJecl our faith. Wo como lo' you now wllti bo Bolid hacking of .vs, oivnore ot thai very1 ;ar. ljulll so ihat wb took a'slcj) had lonp; contc'mjilEitciK' Wp'nban- tloncd tho yearly model.; Ro near per-. fcctlon In our field liad Vvo conic that wo knew Mini nil fnlnve would not lake Iho form of radical ilcniiTlurca hut of 'the :rouiid- oul of wo already had. Wlien we say ihnL Imvo found tho lluomobllo- rhenonl- ciial wo Biicak udvlecillyi Como Into onr office at Detroit anil read Iho loi- ters we receive irojn 'owners 'o( tlio scries "N." You will be ilum founded We were when we first read them. Keep a ctoso watch' on Iho miinLer ofinllc-fruu. This'will' enable you to tell whether you aro Bclllnc 'tlic heal results from your carburetor or in the firm, even that number can hardly keep up lo Hie j wlill sal on lhe business. as an alderniaii and laicr as mayor, TlicBaahm Motor Co. holds n record nnil Us ,lfis bts ,ue McLfiugh- Has never been beateii, by any u M Ad city of J in Western Canada--it to ordered for immediate delivery a strip-) sales agency, Hie Adnius Gar-j men! of 30 car loads. ISO cars, from ihc factory ai Oshawa, Onl., for Hits nriug. In connorllon with the BaalEin, Mo- tor Co.. a battery service Jage on lllli Street Soiitli, and the! IiopuhiTiiy on ibat nccouDt iDiK'h as becau-c of lhe fact that'tion lias been installed. nilhin tlip reach of everyone.] The Chevrolet Unc for Tlie faroier' cati own a Ford more cheaply ihan he can E. ieam of drlviuj; horsrs Vi'-'ii Iiarne55 anil and the Ford will suvc him many ilie weary hoiir on the road. Kvery car is. a round-lhc-ycnr car in Southern Alberta where the roads are always iicooJIi in M'inier and ere snow never interferes wilh the use of the automobile, but ihe Ford seems lo thrive in winter just as well only thing ibal is worrying him Is to find space in his building in which 10 carry on his, business. During the uast year the McLaugh- tin car 1ms become widely known 'In; Southern Alberta, and ihe prosyecU nre good lhal ihey will have another! good season. Thoy are a Canada" car and are ivell adapted to conditions in Southern Alherla. Mr.i Adams Ins nboul 40 on order for thcj SPQSOJI opening and intends to" prose- of two four-and otic ciglit-cylin-' der models: "Four Ninety" touring car; "Four N'inety" roadster; "Four Ninety" touring car equipped ivitli converlible all-weailier Model "K" tourlus car (Baliy "Royal Mail" roadster mounl- j ed on Model "F" chassis; Model "D" J year turning out a iisIU Four uliich eight cylinder five louring will, sell at less Ihan the mark. as in summer anj just for ibts ri cason H especially cb osen by many car. buyers- Wiihin the past year quite nuiubrr of Ford" trucks have been delivery service in" Lethbridge and.thev have shown their worth la winter driving dunns thai lime. So great luis been the increase in the Ford business in Lethbridge dur- ing the past year thai within lhe past sis months the-agency, here lias and eight cylinder four passenger J. T. GRAHAM AND THE STUDE- BAKER .1. T., Graham slants .behind Slude- baker 'quality and BUidebaker ser- vice In Mr. Graham is here. This promises lo be a veryi attractive car lo Southern although lhe higher priced already found ninny bui'ers. The company innkes a strous point of its, valve-in-heart motors wilh wlilch ill] its cars are equipped. A large nuiubcr of .McLaugulin one of the best known i ciicies tltroughoiil Southern Albbrrn1 men In Southern Algeria. He lias: are supplied tliroijeb '-lie been in tlie xljusiuess in" Leihbridze agency of'Mr. Adams. The" Mc- ever since' il "began to assunic Lauglilin cl-Ainis the distinction of portions, and is salislicd that it wiU having had, in ilie scconil larg- coDllnueito grow as has grown, in "esL number oE-cars IiL'use irt-.lhe.thrcc the past. ilis sales rooms and re- prairie provinces. JUDGE the Gray Dort on sturdiness ct construction, excellence of design, econ- omy, .looks-ijudge it -on-.cv-ry conceivable point, Put It to your most critical tests and Ask anything of it Ihat you would expect of a car 'selling for half again the Gray Dart price. Thtn you will know that Gray Dort'qualUy is more than skin 'innards' 'cf tne as strong and vigorous as the outward appearance indi- cates. You -will buy the Gray Dort for Wliafc It Ecally Is. .Reaa ,These Specifications MODEL 9A TOURING CAR Five passenger; left hand drive; center control; four cylinder motor cast en bloc; circulalmg spU'sh lutricat- Ing system; Ihermo-syphon cooling system; Connecticut Ignition; grsvjty Tsed gasoline eysiem in cowl; selec- tive type transmission; J speeds forward and reverse; three-quarter floating rear axle; iniernal expanding and external .cqnlracling brakes; demountable rims, ir.cn tires; Non-Skid tread on rear; SO-lnch full cantil-ver bprings in rear; front semi-elliptic; stream" line ampie leg room in both 105- inch v-httl base; standard including electric starter, electric generator, electric lights one man top, spccdurneter, gasoline gauge, eltclric horn and complete tool equipment. The price is within reach of most folks. See this car at our Show Rooms 1262, 1st Avenue, South t ALLEN JACK :Agcnl mid..'Dislriljulor for Konlhrni 1st AYr. (S., Phone- Ju44 air sbop arc opposite tlie Herald n Sixth street south and from there e direcis the sales' policy over idc area In- Souiheru raham_has two carloads oi ne odels'alrexay in "ior inc spring rusli campaign nd two more on Ihe road, and ex- eels io eclipse all records lie has lade so Tar In his his year. During the past fourteen -months ccording to information just made ed the automobile industry ;in the reduction of 7-pflssenger motor cars, that period 70.000 Studebaker 7- assenger automobiles were huili and liippeil. Announcement of (his record is nade by 7. E. Grady, sales manager It The Corporation vi !anada, at the offices In Walkerviltc" Int., wherfi the Slurlcbakcr Canadian aclory is located. Not only J5 a'larger number T-vassenger cars; than any. other utomohllo maker, placed In the hands f owners.during-the fourteen months In connection ivElh his business 51 r. i Adams conducls'an up-to-date and repair slion where Mr. [the motto. A staff of compctsiuj 1017 men is'in charge'Di the overtime to LienL which is workins keep up with ihc demand., MA! RT MAHON AND THE WELL Mart McMalion, who Is well kuonn bridge ant! Ihe Smith, 1ms this sea-1 son taken agency ihe! Maxwell automobile at his on'2nd Avc. S. Mr. MoMahon added the automobile business to implement business and his t-tio.ini is ready for the spring selling for he has a carioad of "new machines here and another carload on Hie way. The .Maxvcir is a very popular lhe larmors its rela- among visitors lo Ilic eihibiliou ot Ihc inker cars, and lliere's little Jon but what this famous "made-lit Canada" car was the most pronounc- eu feature of Ihc show. _ The was 'Call7 the of (he slion-, how- :rcr. N'ot only was il the real arjs- ;ocral ot the show, as it in [Is majesty on a robe uf purple velvet, hut It represented the Itiecesl! piece of zolA plate worh ever under-; [aken. Thousands of paul tribute to (his interesting, instruct-j ing and eilucallonal exhibit. CcrlaTn! varts were cut out to slioiv lhe work-i s of the interior. i i nle s scrvcc. 5 c.lm. iL h i for lno Jlaswoll-tlial it has ihcl fin nr Ql H world's running from ,xov. 22 al mWnlshl! until 5tli, covering a I'IE-' lance ot. 22.022 miles. This vasl done'in California a year a'i slock car. During the jireicnt .winter' auto on in the .Maxwcii rhado'another cn- (lurance record in below zero nta- Iher. Mr. McMalion has Just recently turned frcni hie Minneapolis aiito where was so Impressed; with Ihc .Maxwell lha.L.lip secured thci agcncr. i JTHE PJ1OTOR SALES, LIMITED, AND THE DODGE THE K. T. HENDERSON OARAGE; I The Motor Kales Limited, wilh THE IfUDSON AND THE SAXON I olT.ces 01: llh Avenue Soulh, are rtla- One 61 ihe iinst knnwn trll.nlors for Ihe whole of A'berta Tor firms (n Southern Albc-rla is Ihc II. T. ihe Dodge brothers car. They have Henderson Oarage on lhe corner ot ofTlces also In Calgary anil Kilmon- Street antl nih Avenue Smith, ton. and (rom these Ihree oulccs tlic Thfs company lieen In tlie nusl-. whole work nr distrihullon oi1 the" car ness (n Lethhridsc [or six yearn, lie-j Is unrtcrlakcn. How great the com- ing toundcrt by Harold T. Henderson, j pany expects this to be may bo ludgcd who Is r.ow In the Ircnclie.i In France, i from the fact (hat ai tlie lime The Imsinsss is helne conducled dur- there are four car loads ot i ing his absence by Mr. J. Kane. al I'orlal on Iheir way to LeLhhrlflge Kor bcsiiles carrying on alone, while tor lhe l.cthljrldBC brand! Iheir regular this there arc carloads more on order, [firm hecn scllini; (hc Hudson car) The IkidRC was mil on (he niarkcl until Ihc hag bcc-ome a liousc- in Koulhtrn Alberta insl one year hold Tjord wilh the autolsu of Son- ago. linl II has had phenomenal po'p- Ihern Alhi-rla. li ia lhe high priced nlarity acroMing ID A. Cnmmlnc. car. but Ihe lllitlfon which m.iuaEor of the I.elhbringe Ijrauih. i Inlrcduccrl last year. Is conceded Many prnralntnl farmers and rancli-i lo he about ihc lasl word In molor-. era now drive their Dodsc carj.in Oielr 'I0171- and flriklng testimonials i llui this year, besides Ihc llwlson, have been received Troni Ihcm. Ihe Henderson Is larrs [Hi; a Ihc the company' having laken aBenry for (lie litre tarries a full line of accessaries.! Saxon for (hc I.cthbrMsc dislrlrt. The I nnd if lhe Ikxlee p.-oplf confine Iheir Saxon is a popular prirc.l car. and is jiViiAnir.tlon 'r, lllie'iifr-. one of Ihc best of its class. The com-1 chassis prac.' iiUy, il Is always easy'' THE CAR THAT IS MADE TO SATISFY POWER .Tusl I'liough p'dwci1 that yon never alioiil heavy iimrts oi1 hills Oi; The Cm- Behind Voii. ROOM room for seven full grown people, or for the load the ordinary ear carries with suffic- ient space for baggage, parcels, etc., without tlie passengers holding them on their laps or tying' them on-lhe running boards. COMFORT The most comfortable seats that have.yet been placed In.an automobile. The front seats are shaped to Tit lhe bacV. Are adjustable for kg room. right hand front seat works the same as the seat In a railway coach, you can either face frontward or backward. i 'When you have the top up and .the side curtains on you have R very comfortable closed car r disagreeable weather and wh'en the "doors to get-'ln or'oul the curtains open .with fo them. BEAUTY Did you ever see a Sludebaker car go down the street. that was not admired for its beautiful lines, and its quiet, running. A Studebaker is never compared with cars 'selling at or niar the same price, but always with -cars selling Tor hundreds of dollars more. Because its rich lasting Finish-rs applied in twenty-five different operations. our modefs are upholstered in genuine' scmt-gtaied Straight grain lasts, the. life, of the car. Because every of material ustd'ln'lhe construction of Sludebaker car Is the-vVery best obtainable and we are only able to offer at low prices because of our enormous production. -Examine these cars and'you will agree wilh us thai 4 'ij- The Day of High {Prices for Fine Cars Has Passed STUDEMKEK SERVICE AND WHATSIT MEANS TO YOU In buying any piece of machinery do.y.ou first consider. Getting a standard make, and made by a firm that you know ,ls reliable.' .That 'the firm make you choose Is properly rep- resented, and in a position to give you quick and 'efficient service and be 'able to' supply you re- pair parts without delay. This applies the .same to on-automobile as to any other piece of machin- ery. you pui'chiisc a Siurtcbrtkcr.-.-this ..service is you, You receive a written gunrantec. for oil'e'yeaA defective material 'and workrn.Tnship. You receive six months free service, includes a thorough inspection of your car once a month to see thai all adjustments are right and every part properly olEed and greased. We want you to be with us during Ihess. Inspections so that al the end of six will be thoroughly familiar with your car and be nble to secure the maximum service from it. We "protect you against drl-ay and toss of time by n stock of which is now on hand at our own branch in Calgary. No wall in rj for Weeks or possibly months for parts. have a full line of Sludcbsker models now on exhibition In our ihow rooms. Call anr] examine them closely, have 3 demonstration and find out for yourself what these cars will do. REPAIR DEPARTMENT Our repair department is complete, -besides qehtral equipped to repair all makes of batteries, recharge batteries, rc-magnc tlze maBnelos and we specialize on electric gen cralor work and tirt vulcanizing. We Hvrry Joh Thiil F-eiiviss Our Shop. T Duniiiiiini and FireHtonc'iTires ol' AH-KinOs. THE STUDEBAKER GARAGE S22 (illi S. J. T, (Jralisnn, I'liouc 182'2 ;