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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 27, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE TWELVE TIE LrrrtnmmoE DAILY HERALD, MAtlCl'- 27, Exhaust Echoes (Garage Gossip NEWS OF THE AUTO WORLD With the Motorists of South Alberta close to another million motor cars I the factories turned out This applies to the Slatej anif Cun-; si.. Kurope is calling to tiiia cunllii-j a; for motor cars. Kai-lories over ice seas hive not aulc to recover! sufficiently from the war days to cope j tho great demand lor CMS. This is an KdtleJ drain ou this coullaent: tin! is no! likely to be filled. I prices May Go Up I Indications hsroxbecu plenty thai] tbe 1920 demand, for motor be larger than erer'before.- Wtat is! soing lo happeaT The answer shuuid be simple. 7hevse who wait too long. have to .do without. -r In regard to prices there does ,uot! to be any doubl b-il what they i will increase in a eooJ many cases, j Haw maiurialt are si.T.rce many. branches of iliia business. That is.ono j factor'ihiit will make'it banl "for ibi'j fat-lories to supply the di-mand for finished cars and also to ketp.iirifes down. Many factories have not been able to obtain r.s largf! supplies of raw 'materials 'iis tier dfsir'e'd. as the lg Considered Quite Likely That] run on their stocks in ui'i was not fled. t Indications Are That 1920 De mand Will Exceed That .'of Previous Year; Output in 1019 Insufficient Prices Will Take a Jump Before Long; Raw Ma- terials Hard lo Obtain The situalioii regarding juottx <5ucHon is a ticklish one" Hud yuar. It has come out of it vqa taxed to its utmost to (til demand end failed. Will ihe domaiul be tilled year? It Is doubltul witetticr ihc leti L'an- fidian uianufaciuring plants, coinbiu- eel with the American InsJiruiion.-; be able to supply the requpsts fur j cars in Canada rttut the Unite'] States.! besides Jookins after export trade, Following the four years of ivjr. four -years In which hard time crle? were luany aiiil insistent, a demand for motor cars has cropped up is sur- prising. In 1919 the trade could haw used Co-operation is Needed to Put This City on the Main Trunk Motor Road Ls'thbrMjse with 'good roads." should bo tho slm of imWio si'irited organization in tte city. Tho province government It leaving I.elhtrldgB out of the most Important trunk road in the province. There is oua ualut that calln for the cooperation of all influential bodies to be correctod. Letiibrldge off the main trunk roid from OlKler I'ark to Uanif is a thought thai should stir citizens to action. Tno Hoard of Trade, the Rotary Club, tho Motor League, and the Good Usociatton should all lajye'up lhi5 subject -with the legislature, Is THE Important city In the south of Uis province. It is recoenlieil as hesrt'ot tha bolt and will, in a few years, lie the, heart of the greatest vegetable area.in Alberta. Should such a centre as tlat be off the main trunk road of th'e'province? The trunk road as planned by the. provincial government rune through Marleod and_-on-tc< -Surely the aspirations of the two Important centres of Montana, to have a good motor road running Into bethbridge should bear some weight with the provincial body. ,Thnt shows how the tourists from the south want lo enter Alberta, Great-trails and Helena propositions lifve been by Ihs Hoard of .Trade for a good motor road through Coutts to then lo Calgary. It is true I.ethbridse will be. a jood'road by tin- province' but tourists travelling north and south' will not touch LetJi- bridge. The BOOI! road rcforred to nins east nnd west to the CrbWs N'est. It does not "Lood much imagination to see what il would mean to Leth-' bridge to be placed on 0IP main trunk line running from Montana to Cal- vary, and Banff. Motor dealers .would probably feel the benefits of this the hotels and restaurants might come next with practically every branch of business in the, city being affected. Put Lethbridge on the main trunk road running north and touth. should an, ample breast piece 1 ia4 preferably a two-speed gear.! Wiltt this breast drill, a brace with a (ood assortment o( bits and a bench drill for UBe, quite lot Of bandy jobs can be done. Crocsa. powder may be used In- eUad' cl for rahe grinding, either entirely or for tbe "last lap." Enamel (quick drylnc) should be for touching up black parts. Gasoline funnel. should have a finer (auie strainer than the water funnel. Both should have non-cir-! cular spouts, so as to' -a pas- SKt by which the air may. trcxu tbe tank as liquid flovrs In. and tbe spouts should.hare remoY.- or covers to keep tbeti! dean when not in use. The gasoline funnel rauire should be at least as fine aE @6t preferably meshes to the Inch. Anything less fine than that may be la the gasoline, and there is often EOIUC. REST AND RELAXATION FBOM YOUR MOTOR CAR Next to the house he lives in, a man's automobile is cue of the most important purchases ot his life, and U u goodiUMl o! similarity bo- tweeii the two. Xofonly does nil automobile rep- resent a considerable investment, but member of the family nearly every hour ot tho day. In order to get tbe fullest satisfaction from therefore. It is a good plan .to apply the same principles .'in choosing an automobile that one would In choos- ing a bouse. i In the first place he should be sure he can spend IOOK hours In It with perfect comfort. It should be. lu- Ihe average car Is utilized by some deed, a place of rest relaxation. AUTO EQUIPMENT NECESSARY FOR PRIVATE GARAGE OWNER is an easy matter Quito a lot of money' on "to" spend motor ac- Veterans' Hockey Pluyer Goes j Timely Suggestions as; to'Accessories, Tools and Spare Parts Into Uusiness With Form- j for the Motorist Who Cares for His Car on a Trip, er Manager A new garage firm is becoming in- corporated to do business iu this city. Henderson-Kane, Limited with an agency for cars bare IT will open at once at the rear of the Dallas Hotel. The Henderson Ihe speod demon of the Vets hockey team and well known in the city as a Qott of the late Mayor Henderson. Kaue is former manager o4 the Henderson Oarage. The new firm Is capitalized at OLD PLUG USEFUL The shell of an old spark plug. In conjunction" with a tire guage, mokes a handy compression tester. The porcelain ot the plug is a washer fitted at the bottom. The Tiest inserted and the packing lamped In around It. Tho packing nut forces the packing down around the base of the gauge, until s. perfectly light joint Is made. This instrument is screwed into the spark plug hole and when Ihe engine is turned over by hand Ihe compression Is registered In pounds. cessories, and the car owifer requires io exercise judgment as to -what is and what is not worth his "while lo purchase. Hit of articles should be conveniently at hand 'for the up- to-date motorist who wishes to avoid delays, expense and trouble in oper- ating his car while on a trip. It is a good plan to write. out a list like the following, making any changes as circumstances may direct, and hang ft up m the garage for refer- ence Tools on Ordinary- Runs (1) Accumulator (2) Aprous and rugs. (3) Complete contact breaker tor magneta. with platinum contacts and slip ring brush. (4) Engine valve and valve spring etc. (SI Flies and (C) Gauges for setting magneto contact and spark plug gaps. Cl) Greasy and Injector. 18) Hammer and hand vise. 49) Inner tubes (two lu (10) Insulating tap and i Jack. (11) Flashlight. (12) "Nnts, bolts and' washers (13) Oils (paraffin and Oilcans (two for Gasoline In spare can (S (14) (16) gals.) (16) Pliers (large and Screwdrirers (large and which requires no maim md amt provided SEAL BRAND ABov lulfng uMnpooniy to Mdhnp. POT fcn-'mj on the It will ht A. mat eUidow ccfte jwu ewr A.'Seasonable Friend in Any Season A sure start is essential-to good motoring. Vor a sure start every day in the'-year.-from the -Jaffodils of spring In the holly of Chrisi- nias, equip your cp.r with an STARTING 6. LIGHTIISG J Its reputation is built on its only thing value to a battery. ,1'Vou pay a littlo more for. "The Giant that Lives. in a but you receive a great deal powerful cranking, longer lifo. better Mjhts, greater freedom from operating troubles. fiOur great business built on quality proves this. "Exlde" Ser- vice Station near you will help you to get the most out of any battery. are being thrown away day that an "Exidt" Servici! Station coulil and would" repair and return to service. "When (he time cornea tiiat you must buy a ncn- battery tho Service Sta- tion can supply one tlial is exactly a'nitcd to your. car. EXIDE SERVICE STATION J. D. THOMPSON 718 THIRD AVE. S. RHEUMATIC PAIN Rub A way The Sorenesi'With "ABSORBING JR." "ABSORBINE JR." penetrates deeply into the affected up (tec the pressure- on the gives wonderful relief in a short time. i "ABSORBING JR." a so highly concentrated that just a few drops, rubbed in thoroughly, more good than a pint of the ordinary gfeasyi ill- smelling %vashcs. If you sutler with Rheumatism, Sciatica, Lumbago, Stiff or Swollen loints, Lameness, Sprains or Bruists, lubwith'-ABSOUtllNE the grcar family liniment and Home treatment. ?1.25 a most 'druigafs or sent postpaid by YOUNG, INC., Building, .Montreal, M You Can Save 20 p.c. Tires JLJntil April 15th Only BAALIM MOTOR TIRES (IS) Spanners (bok.and tubular) to fit all nuts. (19) Spare wheel, complete witb. inflated tire.' (20) Spark plugs and washers (21) Split pins. (22) Spring washers, straps, (23) and wire., (24) -Tire pump, vfr; (26) Tire levers- (fork lever for valve insertion. (26) Tire repair outfit, with chalk (27) Tire valve parts. iVoltmeter (if batteries used.) Washers, and coiper abaatoa.. (30) Wire 16 iron 20 and 30 g., and high and low ten- on Insulated wire: (31) Wrenches (large and Additional for- Long Runt Cleaning nnlahes, gloves, lea- ters and waste. (2) Extra spare tire cover or.ei- ra spare wheel and tire, complete. muffs (for winter U) Hacksaw and blades. (p) Maps and books. (7) Can cylinder oU. (6) Overalls. (8) Vulcanlzer. For (1) Ammonia and asbestos (sheet nd (2) Blow lamp, solder and fluid. (3) Boiled linseed oil. (1? Brace (geared) and bits. (5) Metal and plate lolisb, mop, spoke., brush, pail, cloths and waste'. (8) Emery and crocus powder. (7) -Enamel (quick (8) Files aid water hoae. (9) Oil funnel. (10) Paint (aluminum and (11) Gasoline funnel (12) Sawdust and baking soda for extinguishing (13) Valve 'grinding powder and vise Tew Parts Explained Some ot the things to beitaken on tour-will usually form part o[ the garage equipment. A few remarks, on some of the articles mentioned may be of ser- vice here Asbestos Is useful for packing (a; between the shoulders ot tho porce- lain and the metal part 6f spark plugs) and for making joints (AE between Uio cylinder of the motor and the exhaust In making water the asbestos .should Impregnated with oil or rubber so- lution. Thinner joints can he mad with good thick- brown paper, si iirated with mixture of graphite nr.-J boiled linseed oil, hut asbestos has the advantage that It ii unaffected by heal. is useful tn several ways, It may be applied lo. the hat tery and also .to one's clolhes lo neutralize acid splashes. Mixed wflh vngelino It forms a good preventive of corrosion when rubbed on the batten' terminals. It Is also a good thing lo relieve the biles or stings of Insects. Mixed with whit- ing It makes a good metal polish. Cleaning brushes are now procur- able In which tlio handle )3 hollow and perforated. They are meant lo be coupled up to the hosepipe to that a constant stream of water flows out of them and fastens the removal of mud. Chamois leather will dry soft If wanned with plenty of soap, which should not bo rinsed out. The leather should bo thor- oughly dried before using for pol- ishing purposes. Cotton waste la good for sopping UB .oil grease, but Its catching on ppllnt nins, leaving bits be- hind is aggravating, 'fhc drill for carrying on the CM CHASE A SANBORN MONTBEAL. Prompt, Hdnest, Efficient That's what you get when you buy Ford Cars, Trucks or Fordson Tractors. That's one of the many big reasons that Fords and Fordsons are so popular that the demand is away ahead of the supply. We maintain an up-to-date garage, employ Ford mechanics and carry genuine Ford parts ior every requirement and our establishment is never closed. v And when trouble occurs in the midst of your rush it invariably you need SERVICE in a hurry, it's mighty comforting 10 know that we have the necessary parts, experts and equipment to put your car or tractor back on the job AT .ONCE: Ford Garage {232THIRDAVE.SOUTH ado sat- HTHE Triplex Springs of new Overland 4 make possible the first light car with the stead- iness of a heavy, long car. Public appreciation of new of Overland 4 is in ever-increaiing de- mand forthiscar. the protect the mechftniim from the usual road shocks. Light weight creates great economy of fuel and P. M. McKlNNON, Cardstcn Dealer Llyle Holland Head Office and Factories: Wilfys-Ovcrliitiil Limited, .Toronto, Canadi JlTanches: Tororuo, MfMrcaf, Kfgina ;