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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 6, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE TEN rm; LBTunmnGK DAILY HKRALD, SATURDAY, MARCH C, 1 Exhaust OF THE AUTO WORLD With the MotorWs of South Alberta Garage j BIG PARKING STATION PLANNED IN TORONTO Prices Have Not Reached 1912 Level Serious TOIIONTO. March 10- storey jiutomj'bilo parking sia- tiou Is to ho bull! !n this city at au estimated cost of 000 and plans for It were suh- mltted yesterday at (he con- venllon here of tha automobile motlvo dealers, [he IIOK name under which the retail auto- mobile and accessories' association Is to ho known. t f FABRIC PRACTICALLY IMPOSSIBLE TO GET r Tires Will Soon Be Hard To Secure 6n Con- tinent Motor oir have increased In prices iiJteen 10 twi-nty p.ar cent. This boost vrent into ortoi'i on the first of the muiitil. On tlires anil R half Inch tires the Incroai'a is ivrenL" per con: c-.r, four lirf-5 It Is fifteen MILLION DOLLARS INVESTED IN AUTO BUSINESS IN CITY Third Largest Industry in Offers Excellent Facilities in All Molor Car Lines to Owners. Approximately one million doNars employment of three hundred and fifty people, is what tho motor car Industry Is doing fur Out- Bldo of the C. P. R. and the. mines this la the largest single Industry In the city and speaks loudly for tho finan- cial soundness of the district. Dorl. Studehaker, Overlnnd. Nash. trucks cnrs. A'l told there are between uud eighty shous atitl stores Included, 4 IB tho ahnva estlmata. There ara tour! vulcuulclne three whole- tire flrins and imo wholesale ac- tessory establishment. PRAIRIE PROVINCE LEADS IN DOMINION is u mecca for motor car In tho city he can flnd any- thing he wants. All kinds o( repairs cau be made and parts can to ob- tained for tho cars sold hure. The class of repair chops aro of tho high- est order and Ihc homes of tha agen- cies afford the owner and prospective owner all facilities they desire In deal- ing with motor An automobile roaa is under The First Year of Real Mann- fact irre Was 1S99; 3700 Were Made i'o you irhen tito wor.i "auto- mobile" was making Its relucant dehat percent. have gone up fifteen j in tho Englieh lanRuage, and tho.snh- per j ptitute was fraught Thy chief Iroulile in niattor is'with tragic truth? The small hegin- ths cost of material nud labnv. said ninss of the industry were made I Asa Porkf, of tho Dominion HuMierj !S'j9. svstem. Fabrics are practically uuoh- ftom ,he woo automobiles o.' 1S99 taiuable and acids hare up to] (0 of 1909 tho increase sovtn thoir value in pro-war I from eacj, five-year poriud to the neit days. Practically all factories at the uniform, being each present time arc- up asolmsi. it to time jnst M0 per cent. Hut cure fabrics to fill orJers on hcnd and: afier jgija tta automobile tndnstry according to iivlicatiyus there is like-j ,vas ,lo iongcr an infant oue. and while ly to bn a tough time ahead of car own- nilmei-ical increasa became even era In the matter of getting tires. hearle- after that date, tho ratio of the situation dues not Improve. sroirth had to fall off, or tho entire In the United Stales conditions are racn Of the land, would have been cov- The sale of [ires Iu that j by SOKJ blanket of automobiles year amoiiuUd to fifteen so_ 400 per cent jump in the million .and this your it Is estimated! years from 1909 to the that sufficient, raaterlal can to j 30fj pflr cent, increase in the foliovrlns three years, fere ft Is, of course, a good .deal of a problem to say jubt what the war did to the automobile Industry In America In 1917 there were manufactured in round numbers j a million and three- tired to.hiyiic ten miillnu tires, sales are increasing daily in Auto that country. That is the situation In a nut shell. At the present time tires are not as high in price" as in 1512. Since then drops were marie that hava not sines I qlmrter Crir3: that in 191S thl heen innde up although the cost in labor has been constautly increasing. A notor car was presented to the Bishop of Oxford, to assist him In his diocesan work in England, This fleore represents every branch of tho motor car and distributing business. Although not' stnsctlon between Klo de Jnnerlo anil make of car Is sold in tho city S. A. This highway, 23 lue list Is ai large one. The cars with miles Ions, Is expected to prove one of agencies arc: ford, Chevrolet, tha most popular roads Iu South Am- Mclaughlin, Prsi-.klln. Cad- erica, since It will afford flne. uanor- iliac, Hudson, Bseei. Mitchell, Uray anus of the surrounding country. AceordluE to population the Province of Saskatchewan has the greatest uuuiher uf motor vehicles la Canada. The following Hst shows the number of persons to each car In tho ntne Provinces, compiled from thex latest statistics rec- orded: Saskatchewan, uer capita 13.4 Alberta, iier capital JI.l Manitoba, pur capita IS.2 Ontario, per 20.2 Ur. Columbia, per capita, 37.5 X. Brunswick, per capita. 45.2 Xoia Scotia. capita.. 515 per capita Ctj.B r. K. Island, per capita.. SV.S 55 PER CENT OF 1929 CAKS AKK RECORDS SHOW Tho follorlnc U dlcatcs tho Increasing urentlei cl tM oli-oylhulor lyp'j imoag. AmwtaH itiauufac-turers: All othM Year Sires 1910.................. 10 1S11................. IT M 1512................. It 1913................. 36 (4 "1914 B6 IMS EM 1018................. iS.S MJ 1917..............v.. 47 191S S1.7 4SJ Ml 1S20.................M4 r 44f CANADA NOW HAS MOTORS 'Canada now has more than automobiles. The fol- lowing finurea show the In- crease in the uumber of cars in tlio Dominion in past ten years: ]509'....... 1910....... 1911....... 11333 1912 1914 IMS' 1911! 1B17 S4.353 101S.......139.'.'SS 1C.2CC SI.72-! 42.3IS B4.S75 S.0.17 34.7S9 50.4S9 S7.67S 2S9.722 figure fell to a little more Ihan nine hundred thousand. With the nomia requirements of the year added tc iii deferred production that mnst bo made up, surely 1920 irljt be a banner Tear If ocly labor anil supplies are obtain- ahle in sufficient volume, to do all tha business that is to bo we attempt to depict growth of thn .truck industry In a graphic way, we do not have to go back to 1639. The track Is a develop- ment from the passenger csr, and had to wait until the latter had passed Its adolescence before It could be born. In'1904', 'five years after the first re- cognlttou of automobile manufacture as a separate Industry, the Inick'wis beinE.made at the rate, of only 400 per year. In 1309 It had 'only attained a production level approximately equal to that of the passenger car ten years before. .After that tl continued to en- joy a healthy .growth, until In 1617 there were made iu round numbers trucks. Dealers In Minneapolis, Minn., did a nutomobilo business last of which -was In trucks. E X O TI RE FILLER Fiexo-guaranieedfor miles against punctures, and blow- outs-is flexible, resi- lient and rides like air. Mur dock Huff AOEUTS FOft SOUTHERN ALBERTA ALBERTA SLOCK LETHBHIOGE SUB-AGENTS CAROSTON MOTORS 8. 0. .IAMIE30N WARNER- WALLACE SIMPSON ROGERS' MOTOR CO, .IEOSE' GIBBS DOJDU of it to equip it R WitttlieBest tires? Every car owner is in.love with his machine. It is his pal, his road comrade-. He cherishes it for the jolly good times it gives him, and the valuable service lie gets out of it. You love your car, don't you? Do. you think enough pf.it to.equip it with the Best Tires? Protect your car; safeguard its value to you an'd guarantee its continued service by .fitting it out with those famous, long-mileage Maltese Cross Tires that Give vSatisfaction." PERCHA Tf 1 'The Tires that Give Satisfaction, RIBBED TREAD Gutta Percha Rubber, Limited Head Offices and Factories TORONTO, Ont IN PllfNCU'W. ;