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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - May 13, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta MONDAY. MAY 13, 1918 TIIE LETHBRinOE DAILY HERALD PAGE SEVEH BLIE RESTS WITHCHOrt FORilRAUiy Rev. Mr. Baker Says Churdi Has Failed in Us Primary ^ . Duty If LetlibrldKo is tlio immoinl city ill Allierln, the l)liimo vomkh wllli tlio (ilmvuli, not with uny panl(;iihu-(set of civic offhilalK, Is the viow Ihjit Ji(!V. Chua. Bakor, piiHlor o� lire Mail- ! tiHl ohiii'oh, talroH, Hp, oxprosHod tliis i view In miiulHtiiltfinhU! tnrniM in liri ; sormon Uxal cveninK, (lui-iiiK which lio i ionic (kh-asion for a mdnicnt or two to { (Iwfili upon the matter of moraine form. if moral conditions are wliat some people �ay they are in i-utiihridge, tiien tiicre has boon a falinre at tiie source of tilings, tlie church, says -Mr. Hakor. Tliu (;liiirch han fallGd in its primary duty of teaciiiiis the Irntii. of prencliinK tlie rcKoneration to lite people of the city In an effective way. What ripiht liaa the chuvcli ill any city, siuya Mr. ilalier. to crltl-elae tUo civic nuthorliles tor Immoral eonditioiiK. when the duirch countenances I lie very eviis tliat load to im' morality. Mr. Ilal; Itev. Mr. Snow for his bold stand of a week ago. lie intimated that he would deal more tnl-.,ly with the .subject lu.a later . discourse. i MS LEVIED ONTHEPROPERIY OF IHE SOLBIERS Or Soldiers' Widows-Purchasers in Tax Sale Take Possession at Once 'I'liiit no taxes may bo levied on the proiKUly of soldiers nor on the property of HoldierH' widows, and litis v>ill affect to some extent the 1!�18 as.sess-nient was the purport of a letter laid befori^ tlie council this tnorning by (.'ity Assessor Meecli. Tiie total re-inis;;ion of the taxes on such properly iroiii ,[an. Isf, 1018. Is pi'ovlfiod for in i tlie Soldiers' Homo Tux lOxemiition j Act. .Mr. Meeeh stlggested that a reg-Isti-r sliould be opened in tlin city hall where soldiers, .their rolJitivos or rep-re.ieiitatives miglil make application | as retiuired under the act to have their proiierty included under the Hal of non-laxable properly. The council requested that the register bo opened. Talllion Blanc 1 iSI'.iiC to 11. F. Green of Avaloii, Alta.. for the fancy price of ,?a,,500.00. Mr. Green is a breeder and dealer in pure bred horses. Ho purchased thir, high class show animal tor bis. own use. ,7. I). McCullough of Blackie purcli-ased the 1st prize two year old Porch-cron stallion Hughes 125012. Joliu lilll, Erail Watlum and othor.s ot Grassy L.ike purchased the 2nd (prize Ihroc-yeur-old Percheron .stallion Keota Boy 124C52. John Ell also purchased throe tlno registered Por-(dieron mares. ,lohn Baylce ot Rotlaw also purchased .a fine pair of Perchoron mares including the 3rd prize four year old Holly W. 101927. T. J. Elliott ot Morrin, Alta,, pur-cluised tho grand cluimplon Belgian .stallion Premier 1022S. Dr. J, D. Lafforty purchased the Ist.^ prize two year old and reserve champion Belgian stallion Woodrow Wilson in'17. I.eon Burns, Honry Oottchallt nm\ others ot Curinnngay purchased tlie 2nd prize four year old Bolglau stallion Delta Major 1430, J. O. Uced of Muuson, Alia,, purcli-n.sod Ihe 1st pri.'.e throe year old .iiid grand champion Belgian mare Rou-selte No. ri5fl4. IHE GRASSY LAKE COUNCIL MEETS (Fioni Our Own Correspondent) Grassy Lake, May yi.-The council of tho rural municipality ot Eureka met at Grassy Ijoko, Monday, May All members present. Moved by Jnmos Palmor that x.. frod Proberts and T. S. ilartin be do logatoH to moot tho Tabor hospital board at Taber. Carried, The SQcretary-treasurov was in-siruclod Io purchaso from the ITnlted Grain Growers ono S-foot Adams Leaning road grader, two irosnoa and ono road iikiiigh. A by-law was passed moving thti pound from Iho Marshall place to the south half of Sqclion �!, .lohn i^julkos to be pound lieepur. Arbor Day, Fiidny, was obsorvod by the bank and poit office, both bnliii�; dotted. Bora, to Mr, and Mrs, \V, 13. Lynn (�t l^Iaplu Creek, u dauglitor, May 7, Ml", and Mrs, Wni, MeN'lven left Saturday to spend tho wooK-end at PiucUor Cvoeii. C, Al- Yoil of that Motor Cars 5-raS! Car . . $ 1015 Roadster .... 1045 5-Pasi. Car with All-WeathcrTop. 1200 5-Pas3. Sedan , . 1670 6-Pa�s. Tow.TCar 1670 AU prlcei (, 0. b. Wlndior, Oct. Wilt nbetU ;�r.:l3i Fiiuipmesl Official FiRures of the Test Doily Av. Miles Per MilcQSc Qal. Gaaoliufl Nov. 23 511.9. 22.2 24 551.4 22.82 iS 537.4 21.49 26 505.9 22.47 27 516.5 21.70 28 S09.6 33.03 29 515.5 ae.'io 30 480.1 22.80 Dec. 1 493.8 33.99 i 484.6 21.77 3 506.6 20.71 4 Rain 438.9 19.51 S 502.7 19.44 " 6 517.0 22.15 ** 7 505.0 32.35 ** 8 493.3 22.03 *' 9 472.6 21 33 ** 10 477.7 23.43 ** n 495.2 23.82 *> 13 540.1 23.5S 13 539.3 23.18 * !� Rain 465.9 23.85 15 523.1 22.95 16 539.1 21.99 17 492.8 22.09 18 512.0 21.72 19 S25.9 28.3.1 20 527.5 23.44 ** 21 496.8 24.50 22 490.8 32.30 23 487.1 33.13 24 480.5 21.75 25 477.5 22.83 16 493.6 22.30 27 487.1 19.79 28 477.4 18.91 29 523.9 18.20 30 466.9 20.24 Jan. 31 504.9 31.08 1 50J.4 19.82 a Rain 45I.S 20.07 3 Rain 479.1 21.56 4 Rain 455.6 19.82 S Rain 562,5 19.1) - Elapsed time . . Total mileoBC . Averose speed per hcur AvcTABC day'� run LonBCSt day's run AvcrnB- mllea per gal. CmQlleat day'a mileage per gallon Greatest overage milc� per gnllon AvcraEC tire Ufc , . 'Note that longest day*9 run waf made on last dny of the te�t. 44 day* 22,022.3 25 mile* 500. e 562.5 12 mites 18.20 miles 28.33 miles 9,875 milctf N. B. The Cnnfttlion RDllon beinc 20% larger than the American Kniion> r>n wtiich latter bnais the above tCBt wun run. the mllcB per gallon fiEuroB nhouUl bo Incroasad by tho same rercentag'tj to obt.iln in ^itnaJ* tb� oorrcot rtitio of mtles to the gallon. D. S. Williannson & Co, Lethbridge Phone 1546 Terms MUe Test? Vou know, of course, that the Maxwell Motor Car is the long distance champion^ of the world. You have read that a "stock" Maxwell 5�pa8senger car ran fbr 44 days and nights without stopping the motor. And that, in the 44 days non-stop test, the Maxwell covered 2;!,0aa miles, at an average speed of 25 miles per hour. ^ But have you, up to now, realized the f>. speciad pistons, valves, bearing-metal or other parts had been used. Every other unit was as critically inspected. Then the car was re-assembled under their own supervision. ' As we had much at stake and the test was made in winter (November 23 to January 5) we asked permission to take certain little precautions against accidental stoppage. Sounds reasonable, doesn't it? But they refused permission to do any such thing. For example:-They would not permit a rubber cover over the magneto-It wasn't "stock." They refused to let us tape the ignition wire terminals-they are not taped on ^' the Maxwells we sell-so of course it wasn't "stock." Neitlier would they let us use a spiral coiled pipe in place of the usual sti'aight one from tank to carburetor to guard against a breakage from the cotiatant, unremitting vibration-it isn't "stock." Nor to use a special high priced foreign make of spark plug-thu run was made on the same spark plugs with which all Maxwells are equipped. ^ So rigid were the rules, we were unable to carry a spare tire on the rear-it-wasn't "stock." A telegram to headquarters in New York finally brought a , special permit to carry a spare tire. ."It isn't stockl" ^, fit isn't stock!" That was the laconic reply of those A. A, A. inspectors to every last suggestion that called for anything but the precise condition of the standard, stock model Maxwell that any ciistomer can buy from any one of 3000 dealers anywhere. We are glad now-mighty glad-that the rules were so strict and so rigidly enforced. Any other car that ever attempts to equal that record must do it under official supervision-and comply with the same terms. And it will have to go some. For Maxwell set the standard when it performed this wonderful feat. Maxwell complied with those rules-and made good. Every drop of gasoline and oil and water was measured out and poured in by the inspectors themselves. They would not even let our man pour it in! Every four hours the car had to report at the official station for checking, va^-And it had to be there on the minute. And every minute there was an inspector beside the driver on the front scat- two more men in the rear. One got out only to let another in-day and night for 44 days and nights! There was one technical stop. It is interesting to know the circumstances. Dead of night-a driving storm-a cloudburst-suddenly aiiother car appeared ' in the road ahead. In his effort to avoid a collision the Maxwell driver stalled his motor. At least the observers thought it stopped and ao reported. The car did not stop, however, so its momentum again started the motor (if it had indeed stalled) when the clutch was let in. The contest board exonerated our driver on grounds that his action was neces-sary to aave Ufc. That shows you how rigid were the rules-how conscientiously applied by the observers. You who have owned and driven motor cars-you who know how small a thing may clog a carburetor or a feed pipe; "short" a spark or stall a motor-will realize what a wonderfully well made car this must be to go through that test under those conditions-44 days-22,022 miles without stopping. The exact amount of gasoline, of oil, of water used; the tire mileage, tire troubles, tire changes; the distance and the routes are matters of official record, attested under oath and guaranteed by the A. A. A. (By the way, the average was nearly 10,000 miles per tire.) Any Maxwell owner-or anyone interested may see those records. And-here's the most wonderful part-though no attempt was or could be made for economy; the Maxwell averaged 31? nciUea per gallon of gasoline. Some other car may, some time, emial someone of those performances. But to equal them all in the same test- ''