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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 10, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta !PAGE SIX Tim DAILY SATURDAY, MARCH 1 Tyjic of Speedometer, Spot Liglils, Whrols, TJrcs Signal Devices lo Increase.The Siifoty'and Comfort .Of Automobile Owners. ami mulct-writers' Laboratories us sloiiil n ni Rf n tlicft imvcullrc. It Ilio rnr fi with (Mi a'Jlo lock, HIDJ- will tssuo a slandan) conrerenci theft irallcy mid [Iro policy nt n 16 cent, reduction from _Uio regular ralos. Tho ilovico can allacbcil lo any fifteen iiilnulcs, anil iSopa not Interfere with nuy clniifie of Uie ol Iho steering Tlio lock proper clshl lumlilcrr thai aru ratJior hanl to pick by any one not having n key. The lock lor rrt cars cells lor (Prom the Denver Mlumlreds of aM'llanres designed lo roar of nil nmfces ol c.ir. This slgtul Is [Ittcrt to tlio (nil llgllt ami Hcenso Increase" tho efficiency ami ease or j number Ur.ickei. the iperaticm uf motor cars appear on tho martel every week, The follow- Is a list of n few worthy appll of this Mni) Itat are beluE (ho Indium accessory deal- A ivalcli IJT" of Hre pressure Inilc- tting' Inslrnnii-ni registers nny I'res- f'ure from zero 10 120 pounds. H an be carried easily In llio ordinary jinrket. h Is In a wooden box to protect the glass face when tho gauge is lo be carried in tin toolbox. The hand reset Is by meaus of a pin at ihc side ot the Eivije. It UsU nt J1.25. oulo jack bavins han-llo control TvLpn In use Las llic Jack on a SlMiJcli handle, anil Is thus pushed under the car. For raisins, the lianillu'Is push-, ed all the way Into Iho socket, while for lowering il Is pulled back In its ppckel. A spring c.ilo'J holds II In either position while operating. This jacket Is marie In capacities from lo 3.000 pounds. The handle Is. oc course, detachable. It sells for J3.55 lo J5. A-new auto signal Is for use on the eci'.atillng of a semaphore arm oper- ated .when ihe brake pedal Is pressed by ihq driver. The arm carries a vertical hand near Its end uiul ihc i word lie- word both log a conspicuous color. It drops oul SiwlllshlB now liaro t alngo of lUstlnctU'O design, 0119 comrjany h bringing oul a nc'ir oc- tagon stioldsbt. It carries also r rear vision mirror, built Into tho botly of Iho lamp. Ihe body ond hanrllo'of Iho lamp nro made from one piece of steel, which U built Integral wllh 111? ot sight wlicn the rar Is attain and the bracket, is tirade- froi way. At nlEM the slfitial Is sUnJuliiK anil electrically welrt ally illumlniued. Tlie [irleo Is {12.50. j to ilic body of llic iaiup. Tho grip- 1 [Hug clumps that holil Iho lamp tr A special speedometer for high I the arc inailo fieparat speed work has a ICO-m.p.h. siieed from the main, arm of tho brnckcl. dial ulvlileJ into colored segments Tho reflector Is to lake Iho from 0 lo 40 being green, to lens, nnJ by menus of a large coll black, SO lo 120 blue, 120 lo ICO red. spring tho reflector anil tho lens are held firmly against a heavy bratdcil Unlike moat stcerinB wheel lock Peking carried In Ihc roll ol thr devices, which nccomrillsb tliclr pur- tlol'r-' ll l3 1iajc t-m slzes. s'- lioso by lockins tho wheel In s fixed ?uj anil pQslllon so as to sie'oring Iniuosslble, Is a lock whicll ucls In exactly a rovorso seusc, j A tilting steering wheel combined In that II allows the wheel to spin a hand warming device looks freely but aimlessly. U is a locked (like other steering wheels because steering wheel which, when lei the the electrical healing units, which locked la temporarily dls keep Iho rlrii warm when current connected front service and will spin from Ihe baltcry Is passing tirounilMlkia a lop. throwing tlie Ironl through them, are moulded In the sub- wheels out of control. t stance of the rim, out of sight ana This.lock hzs been passed by Ihe oul of too way of damaged The con- nections arc.' bronghl up luslile. nnil also oul ol sight, mid ths tilling of Iho wheel' Is nol interfcrctl wltlt, nor does II Interfere tto lieitlnj. a Winner! (The new Gray-Dort has swept the country. .After a winter in the hands of some of the most experienced of Canadian: motonsts, she has an enthusiastic anny of followers. ;v She's the speed, the power, thc'cbmfdr't, "SKe's" Economical too. She goes over hills like a pulls through sand and "The. Quality mud like a bull, She's as easy lo ride in as a palace steamer. Goes Clear her bills for gas and tires are easy on your mind. She's a winner from the drop of the hat.r SPECIFICATIONS 4 cylinder, cut.en bloc. L-tcad type, bore 3J in-.iiioVe 5 in., speed 2.000 R.P.M., horsepowrer 2S. Cftat iron removable headj. Ticiinff gears iron Keliul. CarterCnrhurelor-TTiermo- uyphon cooling 3 gaJJon tube and radiator. 4 quart oil pump and unit atJfling and lighting Ayaiem, Connecticut battery ipiilion. 12 inch cone clutch wilh 6 comperual- JOS springi. Tmttspeed and reverie tranamUjign. viitK double low New Departure bearinn. Uni- yctsil joint. Gasoline lank under cowl. I beam heavy duly fiotlt aitt tear aile wilh forlcd tube torsion and Hyalt High Duly Learinga. tO-mchinternalcxpanding and cuter nil contraccin? liatej. Pressed ated frame. 37 in. elliptic, rear 50 in. full canti- lever. Le'l-hand drive. 16 ir., irre- veraiWe worm an J nut tj-pcatecrir.g wheet. Ce-nUe gtar aSill lever, Emergency tiaVe. iijht Ser- vice brake, clutch pedal. Ateeleia? lor. Spajlc and iKpotlle control on ateering whed._ Artillery type wxxl whccla, Detroit demountable lima. 30x3 J Dominion hiC3. Kobby tread LJnoleum covered running board. Lock ignition switch. ammeter, roberail. footrail, clear- viaron windsftfeJd, one-miti Lop, tools equipment complete. tourmg model -'3 pftjaenger roadster model Every Requirement. Aff Arc you in a hurry? Right unJcr your IVlCL in Gray-Doit is more speed than you'll care to use- Are you touring a thousand miles? The extra long springs and deep- cushioned upholstery v.nll bring you through fresh 33 a fatigue. And p-o-ut-c-r Eticnnc Planchc built the Pugeot. Then he built the Gray- Dort- And Planche says the Gray-Doit is the greatest motor he ever saw. might mention in passing that there ll an infini- tesimal amount of looking affer with .the Gray-Dort. She's trouble-proof. And she is complete. Note her- from Wcilinghouse starling and lighting system lo the tools. See the Car Now t ALLEN Agent a ml Distributor for Southern Alberta. 1st Avc. fi., Lcthbridgc Phone 154-i Gray-Dort Footers, Limited Chathatn, Ontario Araerina Flinl, Mict. For Ford owners Is a corrugrttflil tilting steering wheel with a mallc- Q splJcr Hulsljrtl in black onamel I having n dlniuplor of EcvcJiteeii Indies. II Is fmcrcluiigefttle regulation Kord equlinnciit, the splJcr being machined to fit Ihe ElstiJard steering column, K lists at Survey of Cily Garages Shows That Number Hard tpGft., WITH THE.'AUTOISTS OF An Instrument wlitcli records cy Under compression under running contlftfons nnj. cniuled the user lo iu'f'ulo ony weak cylinders nnJ-vcrify repairs, etc.. Is filled will] special cards BrnJuatcJ in pounds ol cora- Vllh rullng3 for sli cy- Itmlors. allarlipd to Ihp'pls: Ion' within' llio liislniuicnl marking on tile sards. By moons of n syllable orniulV IJio liorsepower of each "cy- linder cau bo CQoipulcil from tho car records. 1 Although tbe DuLomobSlo season Jusi Kciilufi ivojierly ojiencJ, 150 llol onso3 UnndcJ oul IlirougU1 tho L'MliUrUgo otfluo ot thu 'Iciavt- iiiDul of jiubllc A great, uiauy' 61 tlieao MO for new care, whoso own-' era hnvo nevcf bo-1 fore.- Ttio expects lo'linvo lila InninEs comuionclng noxt wcoK.' All thU-'.wcok (ho couulry Imvo been lo -Lerrlblq Kliapu-uwlnfr 10 coiutug out That (hero ore close to 100 meii _ aro Ijogluuine omploycJ In the automobile liowovcr nu.l by nost week InMlie cHy of Lotbbrldge WAB Icaril- BllouIJ bo-fftirly yasgablo, oil by Iho lloralJ Ibis week lu a sur- _ j vpy of Iho Owing-to Uie 'congesI on on thq i 11 ii LU rftitways. automobile ea es firms in OuUMe or 'ruining ocd mlllliiff, DID Canada fa Are been oiperleuc. bUBlucu -Is1 llio largest, (llg (rnuOlo In .securing of filuele Irrauel, of Iredo In ihp clly. LJS, ot haVa of- Thcsa figures witt probably comq'jferotl. (o make'delivery It ilio sales ES a surprise to most people fu L'clh- coricerus'wjll pay (ho cosi of shipping bridge, for'U la not minr years QRO on (Jnl cars. This, lioivever, coals1 eliice Lfio first auto appeared on llio rdjoul per car ndilltloDal auil few airoola, anJ less (line sluco Lho tlrst caro lo lake aJvaulago o! tlio offer, gantgo wis built. Today tlicre nro In The slliiolloir, ovDcctoil lo LclhbrldgG six .lared" ivoll-eimUJpeiJ wilh ibo opculng ol besides ulmut as more smaller rcjiafr 'shops -In coniicclloii 1 with (ho sales rooms'of other selling Ana at Iho eyac'e hi For (Ire trouble Js a vulcanlzer vhlch patches inner lutes In Jess hau live mlnulcs. The "out Fit con- ists at a clamp wilh screw tension, aving a foot or carrier on tho Iq'wer enJ and n pad wltb. recess on per end. -In this pad Is plnccA a Jienilcally prepared dlsX which when leil gives Ihe right of heat lor vulcanizing. The heat la ill- reeled on the ralch oylj', not tho lame. TLe vulcaulier outfit includes six patches anil ns many of .the ehcmlcaUy prepared disks. This sells lor151-00. Is' overcrowded, .The nuuiljcr of mechanics help Tho .Iluilson's, Jlay Co, Jms Ihls weo.-t jml Eorvlcd o-jnotor dollV' ory van-sudi- ua-ls usud In connec- tion vhh 'MiolrWg' stores crs vrorfiiiis ioldo garages of. (lie city Vancouver and oilier polnli. The Is Veil o'ver.lhg mark. Expert ine-Jvau was supplllpd. by ihc Fonl Co 'chaulcs or'o'at a premium for tho sup- Ihrough Iho local agency. premium for tho sup ply does not Iho doniand, wUL" ihe cars moualliig for rf 'now record, the sllunllon calls Tho l automobile ol _ Island arc to organize on. Mon- for. some lall Huslllng ou the pnrl of evening, invl they expect to have garaffo proprlalora lo nicot tho calls "Ot.lcss than 100 mciubars. When on' ttiem for first aidrto Injured ajui w'n noyjuou-J nnil other ibwua run down caw. IU suit r, rT7 i CafJston nn o'uto club Ins. "I tl to speak J. Y. Card was pno ol lln 'Mr% Lovuni, alouL your, attcnlfons'.lu moving" splrlta ond It accomplishet Miss Swecl durlnj! odico-liours. I en- inycn good; How about H this year' you as a blHtng clerk; no coo'- Ing mentioned, f tat will be nil (or Uio present." Tlt-Bita: Xo dounl It will be glad lo Ihth n) wilh other cluba' forming Diroughou th'o south. ttat icomiif EggJaiS after meaU reward the dally of Salt mi auJ enjoy a ujiiira' meal without fear. jul.i tovdi, ll anJ Upjel Till) roa loiMilA aviiftUe, flood h ufit you fop, All Druggiiti It THE WISE Mr, Barton llvetl In Q. suburban town. 11U wife nskcil him to purchase tt ElilrtwnlBL for her while In. Now Vork. After thft Ealcaglrl Uo was alter, slio a number. "lloro nre BOIJIO very jirotty ones, color do, you prelcrJ" Bhe salil, "H doesn't niDho any "Pocsn'l. muKe 'ouy cx- clnlmed (Ho Bfllesglrl. "Why don't yo' think your ufft> would )iko 'a corlfti _ Jl makes no difference' what color I got or J eli'all have lo cquic back tomorrow- to have 'it York Times. Burglnr, 'in ".Qulck-jriow1, Where do you kccjv your, (Dy -Roy K. Moultoh.) Wilbur W. Ames, a garaglst In a siuall a man who has bo'rne reputation for great moral'rectitude anil keen business Instinct, has in- ft substtlulc for gasoline. Of'" course, that happens "tiiit Mr. Ames' [aveatidn Is but of the ;r- It Is made In (he shape of a table! about tic sfic sod general -appear ance of i (Jyapppsl.i lozenge. 1 of, these dropped, InJ.a ...Uvc gallon can -will creale for gasoline that will mafce j a 1906 model uy its heels pass anyUwJnsii goinff up brickyard hill. He tried it first Jn one o[ thosn, old- fashioned four-cylinilcr affairs with a tonneau ithat resembles' the stern of one ol Columbus' one or the real old boys .up wUh a crank on the'.side and rims' a wheeze. ..The old bnby so frolicsome that H ran away; tore the frccl porch general-store, 1 skidded Into the plaLeglass front of I the" saloon anil was last seen "tearing over a hill thai no automQhllc loftTi had ever negotiated. He'Jaeit' il it in one of Uncltt Henry's 1017 j del, llnllzzles. The tinlizztc Ira-' mediately lite an aeroplane and saile.l over the foothUla. They had to.-shooi a In the gas tank back to-earlh again. Tbcse. nra. tbe.'modest claims that arc .made Tor tho new subalftiUc for ltne. tricil It In an old.car that. ?lood. in (Jic JunK heap baelv ot the Enrage Cor nine years. Nobody bail been able to move il with common gasoline. When given a. drink of thli wonderful substitute the aid car bpg'an to breathe and sit up and take notice, and finally Jump ihn alliiy fence ran doivii lo ic depot to meet the 5.15 anil n oail of passengers. Upon eiamlna Ion It was found thai there wasn'i :Tcn an engine'Jn the car, same lavlag IjGCn stolen pome time prey ously. We.often wonder-what becomes ol all the- substitutes for gajollne. In he past five years about live Ihou and of them' have been given favor able menii-n newsnapcra nn< scientific Jourc'al3' 'Most of them hire had..alc6hol. :lor a. and thing with alcohol "for a basl doesn't last long. That is why Lha counlrj- Is going; dry Any ioiv, the naccssary coat: more than the Something will to Mr. Ames1 Invention. most lop lie o again, poor old UU'Consumef.WlU b torfed to' ncfcrioTvIcdgcllhat .the onl way lo find a.BUcccssful subsUluL for gasoline. !3i'id'huy: o.-horse'or mule. 'Hubby: fell ouFot'th Inrk mnrkcl today." "Oh, .horrors] Was anyboil FORDCAR ae .IN Baalim Motor 'Co., THE i CAR OF -THE HOUR "Master Car whosa names 'hava become for mcctiiinical' ex-, collence and factory., efficiency, from''know- Ic'dge gained by experience as old aa the in- dustry itself, have; pro'duced this "Car of-the New Elfliri Six. These '.men, other wsll ,kntjwn companies havs produced some ol the v.orld's greatest car? havft Jh.the and building of ihis Capablt excelled their prsviaus' We. are proud of the product of their mechanical snd experience, ar.d confi- dently challenge coniparison of the in stamina, appearance, in smooth running-arid easy riding qualities'- and comfort, wflh.any car from any country.il any mctorisls recognize at a glance "L.tKa't the Elgin Six Is not a "cheap Six'-' biii a nrr.ds car, handeom; In d-- -.sign, apltndid In -performance, and equal1 in every'.Vtsp'ect to cars silllna for two to four mere money. JOne-'of th- proninsnt of the Ec'vefal oytslanding features of the New Elgin Glx Ir its ersy riding qiizlitles. With, fcvr-cqunis .in ''7thls Is noL-exccllcd In luxurious by any car on tht market, 'THiT'Eigm Six.- irhprovcd cahiilever rear arrlnq pusnenslcn.. -the rtEuH of and experiments on the psrl ot EiglrfCen-' '.'QifieerBr a', standard of motoring ".eqss'.and comforl at high speeds. This feature, ,'oijc. of the mGit ijnporlanl of year 11 oiotor construction; only In the Gix. Thr long Ihe perfect bn.lanco '-'of'the swung-body have likewise been cRr'fullv to secure the utmoit In motcr comfort for' Elgin owners. Combined with over-size tires :which are standard ment on tlrs New Elgin Six, these features erv 'able the Elgin t-o iron the wrinkles out or the; road .to such an" extent thai you can 'drive' the New Elgin Six at 35 to 50 mllei 'per, hour with perfect "comfort, over roads so rough thai- the ordinary car dare not-exceed 16 to-20', 'miles per hour. the New Elgin Six contains won-' ".derful 35 horse-power High Speed Valve-ln- 'Head Motor that proved such an Important-- factor In winning far this Capable Six perfect ce.nres.and highest economy every content it h'as'entered. Clean simplicity, together with Jong (ike Ifnes expressive of speed'and style, are', the outstanding features of, the new Elgin Six. The high' quality of material .and expert workmanship entering Into the Elgin Six, Is distinctive from the general of cars hurriedly tliroivn together In wholesale Ion to meet the competition of volume.' salci.." The exquisite taile and harmonious- pro-, portions of the Elgin Six radiates an atmos-. p'herc of marked desired'by., .those wishing a car aloof from the monotonous ..design of the ordinary types which are so void of originality. -.r The windshield expresses smartness In tho sllrjM angle at which It is lilted. nThe upholstery Ts a black, long grain; bright leather finish, well Inlaid (n French plaits, and of .choice quality. The Interior is noticeably '-'riiqmy and loungy. perfectly proportioned body, with 116 Inches of v-heclbas-, presents a. beautiful dnd grasefuf effect which seta It a, car of character and distinction. The especial construction of IheVjEtoln clutch'enables the Elgin SU tb. be atsrled on under ordinary condl- tfons, to, A Isrge degree the 'i-iiecesiUy of thus renioving barrier lo the iKfe and easy handling of car by women. _, '..The. Elgin chassis, from radjalor. to. rear an' assembly of-, rncchanfcjil umis thit have endured the test of lims. Nat .art'ouhtfl'ol steel is iriid in the chassis of the New Elgin Six until jt.has approved Lo'the exacting'itaridards of our Enginccr- Ihfl Department, "DISTINCTION ENDURANCE ECONOMY '.vr.: Whlle'ths New Elgin Six Is a big, powerful an economical ear to operate.' The' Elgin Six has-, repeatedly demonstrated' In relbhllUy and economy runs during the pad .year, that It will averAjc trorn 20 to 25 to Lite gallon of gasoline, nnd bcUer than 200' miles to the quart of lubrlcst'tng while fts low'weight results In keeping tire wear down The tlflln Six.Is the lait and finest' product of Veteran Engineers and Ma'ster' Car Bullcfers whose leadership and nallonfl'I rcpu- talldns have.been established by their ability.. to bul'j'd "a.piolor cjr embodylngr In the hlghsit dcgrccj the four, dominant features of.the' Elgin Sales Room, 305 6th .Street lEARL ti. HUYGK Distributor i'M, (v: 5.i.v ;