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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 12, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LGTIIKHUKIG DAILY UKRAI.O SATURDAY, MAY 12, 1917 Exhaust Echoes Garage Gossip EWS OF THE AUTO WORLD With the Motorists of South Alberta Fault in Alignment.of Wheels Cause of Excessive Tire Wear Kxres-sive to the irca-V of ot these' eoudiUous way tire" Is usually .v.i.rtbme.] io fault In hard lo find tu taking nitasurcuienls ullgnmer.i c! wheels and ihe real j auil will only show up under weight caW in Koi.Wretora. illscov-lot ihe car vrlieu In iiidtkm, ciY-l cun the car Jus been" lu- It lu doubi as ID the true runnlaj ot j l-v 3 aavrdmj to I wheels, .ousrrve car from (rout anil Mimufucturers of Famous Car Undeterred'.Hy llamlkap of Recent Vire Could He Released For UV war when drlvctUi a stralabt Farm By Following Ibe III! ConscrTstlon ol resources is a io by having the same distance (eM taijnj precc-dscco all others'. leir.-een huts ol and rear in the mluds ol ijiiulucg Americans: wheflf. on sUlcs nl nr. Mfr.sure today. What cai e row tuoa (rimi lUrwily in .front ol ine TVrndeor, Iho ,......ncu- Cbaimers -plain at i live for il-c eomuauy. for some distance, al a speed of fifteen uow umler way lo au-0rd jwho fives Hie fcUouing rules tor totweuty miles on tour. bigger and better mauuCacturing fa- the Vomiuiiy has 6vcr eujoycd bclore. tiio taajor por- tion of Iho (oruipr fir.o gutUd by a fire a few weeks aso. tho oreaDiZElKui at once vre- I'lans Tor Luildings. Harry S. LWJ, general uianaser of Iho Ohal nicrs Motor Company ol Ltd, in a t'latcuionl ruailo lo.lav rays that the ol re-buildins on Iho old site was ftarled today. "The Chnlniers rattory." slates Mr l.oe, "will bo one of itui cqulypcO iu the Its marhel has vast possibilities covcr'lug not only Can ada hul-also the entire Chalmers es- porl busiiieas Iliroughoiii ibc .empire, UurinK 1917 tbe manufurturing sche- iu be nccomplishcd Ly drawiue sioel lapo measure; ,ihs' time, atlmall cwnse. i from the OR_OM heivy Tvzsons IICKV teins drawn by j 0( cue-eighths inch is allow These horses, pill la work on, but. as a tha ocves funning land through- igel-ierai ihlrig.- the wheels arc seldom out the country, coulrt greallr Increase 1 far ouv of line, uuless damaged. our rood produv'.ne power. j There is no specllic general stand- [nclGenlfillr. 'hey could be earning for ibc camber or earning of froni some ol Heir own "board'and keep." 1 wheels ontwan! at tbe top. but ihe Most liorse? three time? a Jay- oats at a bag and hay al a ton. a horse Is an expensive practice is to do this oft most ot the cars, ihe purpose being to make it -eas- ier to steer and turu.curves to Letter luxury for cky hanllug lu these days, ndvantage tlian if the wheels are per- U takes an areraKe of five acres of j peiidicular, as with (be rear. This ground 10 fowl a horse. This sauie i nt the front wheels of different ground p'.anled-to food for man would I cars rarits Irom one-ciglh to one anJ proouoo enough to sustain ten liiec inches between ;hc hulde [elloe measurumentf. It the wheels as to Ihe uuiuljer oi! stand ton far outward at Hie top. there horses that could be released from i is apt to he some binding effect at citv scnice bj- the adoption of thfeflie alles-undEr Ibis condition the rac'lhod of hisht-ay hauling are not! '-ires do not roll freely, the strains lo availaMe. ,t does r.ot take a very ?re_nol dUtrihuteJ i to Fee lheore rould feed all the allies in Europe and make money besides, br putlinp at Tv-prfe ,the second hand cars now taking up -floragt spvce la all tie garasca ia Ihe country., The light runabouts can easily handle a ion." about one-ihirO resting over the rear'axle and Ihe other iwo- thjrds being, behind in tie while fhe heavier cars could he converted I-Mo tractors (o draw .two or three toitv Anr or carage can. In a lew hours, change the automobile EBd. .wagon into a tractor-vand semi- trailer- It "is only ilecessary'to re-' TOOTC ths tonriean of the body from the auto- aud "ihe frofii' aile, wheels and Eprinss of Uie -wagon anil then join the Lwo together br a rocking firth wheel. can be backed." turned anO handled case as a horse and the outer side n-ill lore eiposed to rut wear. Do not he confused, when taking jeaEuremcnlr, if it is found lhat ihe frool -wheels are [com inch to one-half inch Tvlder than rear has no real bearing 05 the alignment- Excessive wear lo a lire tread does not necessarily indicate IrreguleTi It may otten be HARRY S. LEE, General Manager of Chalmers Motor Co. ot Canada, Limited. dule of the Clmliners organization con Iciupbles an output ol carsNn Piling u'p this large ouiimt tlie Cnna dlan factory at will pla> an ImporiaiiL eventually rlvall Ing the output ol ihe Detroit factory on ibc opi-osito 'side of the border Chalmers organization is firmly convinced thai a definite Gejd exists for cars in the JlGQO ulass. Qc- cause the S160Q field offers the auto- mobile; .manufacturer, an opporlunitj to incorporatc'tniproved features traced lo a loose or worn hut disk, benl axle, steering .rod or .fcquctle, or connecting rod cipher too long or lop short- Olher causes are loose bearings and Ihe tight aojnsimeul'ct one.or both brake drums. ;lf clamping-brack1 els of demountable rim? are not tight- ened erenlj% the rimi may wabble and cause the wheels to travel Uquely, I. e., al an angle. Woru bushings wiH iiennlt enough play in knuckles lo allow front wheels' to Trahble; this is also true with rear much" 1 wheels'that, have bepn removed, but hot properly adjusted, when reapplied. Do You KNOW the Ccuatry for Wiles? Have you ever explored the country for rrfiles around? Jurap on an Indian. Open the throttle. Feel the rush of the breeze on your cheeks. Get out into the sunshine. Know the woods and' hills and streams. All this, and much "more the Indian 'brings you, at your "own "convenience, at your own speed, in complete com- fort, at small cost. Motocycli With Powerpbjs Motor Tbi models ol [idton Motooclw, Sid tear i, Patctl Caif, Bicycles a re the -wa faatteTrf built. tn, The P ini Id icconJ ytar at molt potrrtlul, rMt accesilHe, quTclcil itcrcV motor eter put Int frumc. Four, btA Improitm Alitren ImpoMinc mark ihe 1117 A batltr motor, dcreloplnj 15 11 h.p., MolOr lilelncrtntcd and ulth mavlnfLrzm tncloied. MolOr lilelncrtntcd finest dUc dutch eicr luprJled on n taoioreyrte, Abtolutcly cxMltJTe under nil coadltEoni. EicImUe Indian cradfc irsmt, tbe fimttit comfort fv-iure In any motorcjcle. New tuple ttem fork. Tantdlum ilfrcl luWnl, webbed head. Coad- BlyaueakTIreL Wieetliaia 39 Inches. Reartiand. NtT7 IKO {iHlEne ol 3 Imperial ftallona capacity. Thfn there U the tenaitlon In molorcrtlo Ibe Indian' Llfthlwln, th< cew Ufthi If machine Up to all Indian itaodards, BQd Tilth rlbniTonfui motor. HESpEE AIANUFAGTURING CO. LTD. Street Toronto i I Tribute to Quality Ths Military Hospitals' Commission of with headquarters at Ottawa, Ont., has pu six new Series IS Studebaker Touring TheseStudebakercars in constant service. throughout-Eastern Cinadai in connection wilh tho efficient work of the commission. Invalid soldiers returning from the trenches on furlough, or for [hospital treatment, are being s- place to place in these silent, smooth-running, (powerful Studebakers. _ The dtcp, restful comfort of Ihe Studeb'afcer's luxurious, genuine leather upholstery; the smooth, ribrationless power and perfect balance .of the chassis, the long resilient springs, the silence of moving parts, of the full-floating rear axle and oversize all around depend- ability and inbuilt quality of these foremost riiade-in-Canada cars make them especially adapted for work of this nature. See the new Series 18 Studebikercars now.] Ride them yourself. Know why (hey choice of discriminating motorists everywhere. 40 H.-P. FOUR...... -S1375 50 H.-P. SIX.....1 1685 F. 0. B. Walkervillo The Studebaker Garage 32Z Sixth Street, Opposite Herald. J. T. Lethbridrje, Alberta obstruction with quillly producUoii.i e bellevo the tulure of the car soll- ug ucar that price to be deflultcly ssurod. lu this coiuiccliQii yca-j .ml si 3 off I heir UUIc a the of saturation' lit iho ulomobllo Industry appear ridiculous o Iho men vrlio have followcJ the mliisfry through elnoo Us re know" ili'tit ihe buyers ot cars in bu tiehl are recruftetl (Q u real csicnl from former owners of heap' cars. "Tlte doniinant advantages ot the glilwoljflu'sU'are shown lu this lu- rcstUiB fact. Quo of tlio largobt or- ers glveu out by ihe army offlcJale for 'ortr WIP hundred touring cars. These delivered hv the Cholmors Motor Coinpaio' ol Canada, ant] urn-now In active Bcrvlce. Tbo army o ft Is In rovlcw- Ing Lho work'ol motor transport, say lhat I hey found Um BpeeUy Chalmers to Ideal (orj Quick- nccelvnvtlon or la absolutoh' 'neceifury In warfare" nnd tbey have dtecovoKd lliat Ibe Cliaimers yMjascaa this (o n degree appriiaVtied by'lib other car with which they liivo U has araplo power lor hills aud rough ami-lias more than met their demands, oii uU 'occasions." ARE YOUR ENGINES EQUIP- PED FOR SPRING WORK 7 We arc well equipped lo handle all Muds of repairs. High v.'orK at a reasonable prfco Is our motto. We Guarantee Satisfaction Our' Prices Are Right. NIVEN BROS. 216 Flret Avt. S. Phone 17K 1 Wins in TRAFFIC test ONE rriore proof that the Chalmers is the sound, speedy car for every-day driving. On March 26th a remarkable run was made in Chicago. 24 hours' driving, through the crowded streets. A stock Chalmers was used. First and second gears were taken out and the trip made on high gear. There were four passengers. One of them, an official of the American Automobile Asso- ciation, made the report. The driver was an ama- teur. "jThe engine never stopped. In the 24-hour run 586.8 tntlcs rolltj.ufi. This keots ttiery frtrhui traffic Hit by 228 milts! Jfttragt ipteJ24.45 milts per hour. 14 milts lo the gallon of gasoline.if This performance.- It ia exactly the Jest a car gets ordinary driving. Slopping. Get- ,v ting away.- Slowing down. Jumping into speed. --You want 'Jf car tpat do' tHia.' 'You''want-trie reserve power; the' smoothness, of the Chalmers motor. J, is a great surprise awaiting 'you when you drive ths Chalmers ami put it to the test. m a c H625 dtalmtrs 7-ptuscngcr SIU25 Chalmers Catrstrltl Chfllmtis Sedan' ftTTo CHALMERS MOTOR CO. OF CANADA, LIMITED, WAiXERVILLE i _i iafmisbn Co. Phone 151G ALL KINDS OF AVilUird Service Stnlion. .-Heiiliil ,-batteries while battery i-S' beiiig have a'lininber of sofKl cars at special prices that will interest yon. BAALIM MPTOR cQ: OF. UNION BANK HARRY HOLMAN, It is Easy and Natural i For :tlI manufacturers to claim the, superiority of (heir iinxhict, bdt the clniiiis (lint count arc those by acd'ial fic'rt by ofiicinl records :iirti in (his way is established the atilimmicyof Ihe flood Old lixcelsioi1.' The New Excelsior Kuihion Sprocket. Is iiiiiiiitstionably the greatest 'Improvement ever made In motorcycle power Kxcelsiof'frame'was t'hp, first a nil remains tiieonly American motorc.yclcTraind bniU of hilling and nlcklc steel drop MORT PRIEST, Agent 51.1 Sixth SI reel Month j ;