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Several Four-Day Automobile Trips Planned for Washington Motor Car Owners
Some Delightful Week-End
Journeys Outlined for the
Capital Tourists.
This year the first week In July offers
one of the best opportunities for a
week-end vacation,, the national holi
day coming on Thursday, permitting a
four-day outlnp and getting back to the
office again. Monday morning.
When the opportunity for the week
end tour arrives, almost the tlrst ques
tion asked Is, "Where shall we go?"
Delightful as Washington, with ItSj Im
mediate environs. Is from a motoring
standpoint, due to the smooth Btreeta
and highways, the tourist, once out of
eight of the Capitol, does not encounter
roads which are overly attractive and
runs of two, thiee, or four days must
needs be selected with much care.
Tour No. 1 has Staunton, Va., as its
objective point, and Includes much ter
ritory over which the Federal and Con
federate armies fought valiantly during
the rebellion. The first day's trip Is to
Gettysburg, 79.5 miles, via Fredeilck,
46.6 miles, and Emmlttsburg. 68.5 miles.
The. second day takes the tourists
Across the glorious Blue Ridge by way of
Buena Vista and Pen" Mar, 20 to 25 miles,
to Hagerstown, G5 miles. This route
may be varied by returning via Em
mlttsburg, although the mountain trip
is by far the more scenic. The third
day sees the tourist bowling down the
famed Shenandoah valley to Staunton,
135.2 miles, stopping en route at his
toric Winchester, 42 miles. On the
fourth day the return trip to Washing
ton would cover 163.1 miles, driving
down the valley to Winchester and
then across to the Capital.
Tour No. 2 covers some of the same
ground, having that shrine of Ameri
can patriotism, the Gettysburg battle
field, as one of its chief attractions.
The first day'B route would Include Bal
timore, Havre de Grace, Bel Air, and
Towson, tile latter the night utop. The
next day's ride will take the tourlstb
up Into the beautiful Cumberland valley
to Gettysburg via York, and then on to
Hagerstown. The third day's Journey
will Include an easy ride through Win-
Operates Speed Trap.
If you are going to New York by
motor car via Philadelphia and
Trenton, paste this In your hat:
On the mnln route from Fhiln
delphia to Trenton via Lang
home, a speed trnp Is being op
crated about eight miles south
of Trenton, nt a stntion called
Glen Luke, where the constable
In domiciled in the woods nlong
the highway, nrrcstlng motor
ists who exceed the speed limit.
This trap was dlscoTercd by the
scouts of the Touring Club of
America during the past week
while engaged in charting new
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When your car needs repairing you want the best
service possible at a reasonable price. That's exactly what
we ofler owners of Overland, Garford, and Gramm Cars,
Thoroughly Trained Mechanics
Modern Tools and Machinery
Large, Roomy, Well-Lighted
Work Rooms
No matter how large the job is we're ready to tackle it
and we'll give you results that equal those of a factory. We
stand ready to assist you at any time and we'll rush the job
through to completion without fuss, red tape, or vexation.
Satisfaction Is Assured You Always
Individual Attention Moderate Charges
Just Phone Main 6916.
Overland Washington Motor Company
R. C. SMITH, President
222-224 14th St. N. W. Phone Main 6916.
Main Office and Salesrooms, 829 14th Street N. W.
Prominent in TircTrade
H fi y$s im
f. w. POWERS,
Manager Washington Branch of Good
year Tire Company.
Chester. Berryvllle, and Frederick to
Tour No. 3 has Philadelphia as its
terminus. The round trip can be readi
ly accomplished In two days, going via
Annapolis, Baltimore, York, and Lan
caster, and returning by way of Wil
mington, Havre de Grace, and Balti
more, and If there be time, a detour
to Frederick could be taken before re
turning tq the capital.
Tour N6. 4 Is over the Capital City
route, starting from the Capital City
of the nation and touching at the capi
tal cities of the States of Pennsylvania
and Maryland, Harrisburg and Annapo
lis. The first day's trip would be to
Harrisburg, 11G.4 miles, by way of
Hagerstown, 74 miles; Shlppensburg,
1U7.9 miles, and Mechanlcsburg, 138.6
miles. The- return Journey will take
the travelers through Gettysburg, Bal
timore, and Annapolis to the Capital.
Women Should Motor.
Miss Elcnnora Sears, of Boston,
known from the Atlantic to the
Pacific ns one of the foremost
sportswomen in America, makes
the statement that if more wo
men motored there would be a
better brand of women. Miss
Sears spent the winter in Cali
fornia, and is expert in driving
a high-powered motor car, tool
ing a conch, riding cross-conn-
. try, sailing a yacht, playing polo
nnd tennis, driving a golf ball
or swimming long distances.
She has taken several flights in
nirships and Is a splendid speci
men of athletic young woman
hood. SERVICE .
222-224 14th Street N.W.
The Goodyear Business in
This City Increases Un
der His Management.
Having been connected with the Good
year Tire and Rubber Company, Akron,
Ohio, In various capacities For a period
of eight years, F. W. Powers, man
ager of the Goodyear branch here, may
be ranked among the pioneers of the
automobile tiro trade. He Joined the
company In St. Louis as raslilcr of the
branch house there, remaining until
October, 1910, when he was promoted to
the management of the Washington
branch. The Goodyear company was
the first to establish a branch house
here, and Mr. Powers' success has been
Under his management the business
has grown to such proportions that
larger quarters have become necessary,
and in August the company will open
Its new building at 1014 Fourteenth
ntreet, which has been under construc
tion for several months. Mr. Powers la
a member of the Automobile Club of
Washington and Is active In all move
ments of interest to the motoring fra
ternity. Eliminate Bumps.'
"Every rut and bump eliminated
from the road means Just so much
more in mileage to the tires that roll
over the highways," says a tire ex
pert. "An even progress, instead of
jolts and blows against the Inequal
ities of the road surface. Is a saving
In money to the motorist. flepalr the
roads and save the tires is a good
The Studebaker-Flanders "20" has a
tremendous price advantage.
No other car, offering as much value,
approaches its price.
Think for a moment what you get when
you buy a Studebaker "20."
It is a real car, modern throughout in
design and construction, large enough, and
so powerful that you will never find road
conditions in which your Studebaker "20"
cannot spin its wheels.
The motor is a marvel, very speedy,
quick to pick up, flexible, the kind of a
motor a driver grows to like and hcvu full
confidence in.
The Studebaker "20" transmission
system is of the standard three spee." type,
any car speed ycu wish up to 55 miles an
Commercial Auto
1313 New York Ave.
New Lunch Baskets, Tour
ing Wraps, Etc., Are Of
fered to Motorists.
Quite a new and pretty Idea Is tho
new automobile pocket plliow. It comes
in green suede, also in black automobile
leather. It has two loop handles and
Is lined with moire silk with two little
Inner pockets and a larger one to
carry veils and a duster.
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The drop front tea basket 1b quite the
handiest of Its kind, though not abso
lutely dust proof. It Is better for short
runs. It Is entirely fitted for six with
rose china and nickel fittings. It looks
most attracttlvo when opened.
Butterfly marquisette with broclio
flower or butterflies over tho surface
mokes very attractive scarfB for auto
mobile use. It Is finished with silk
fringe or lace. This dainty trifle can
bo made at home and can be chosen in
the wearer's favorite color.
Fascinating poke bonnets are made of
old rose silk, with tlnv ruches of black
nnd white mallne facing brim. A tiny
bunch of silk roses In front of each ear
with long silk ties and the crown
trimmed with folds and buttons to
match, complete the headgear.
One of the new dust coats Is made
of shepherds' plaid linen, quite a new
fad this season. It Is In the new double
drop sleeve jnodel. the sleeve giving the
effect of a cape at the back. The dcc
revere collar in front buttons across
with three large buttons If greater pto
tection Is needed.
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Heavy natural linen dusters, with col
ored linen collars and "cuffs are qulto
The $800 Studebaker-Flanders "20"
Slndebaker-FlandrrM "SO" Touring Cn r. SS0O. f. o. b. Detroit.
Equipped, aa above, with Top, Windshield, Frest-O-Llte Tank nnd Speedometer,
Ask our dealer for the new Studebaker
art catalogue or send to us for it
The Studebaker Corporation
Detroit, Michigan
popular this season. Tho heavy brown
canvass coats trimmed with linen ga
loon braid, one Inch wide, formed ill
ornaments across the double breasted
fronts, tops of thb cuffs anil on the sail
or collar, ore aloo quite swagger.
One of tha popular automobile para
sols Is of black velvet lined with white
silk. The little green parasols of tho
same shape havo tiny pinked ruffles
running around tho top. Tho Jointed
handle Is green, to match the silk.
A new emergency case has made Its
appearance. It Is about eight Inchej
Bquare, has ono small tray and nun
loop straps In the cover Which hold all
"first aid1' articles for the Injured.
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Among the odd coats offered Is ono of
double faced Ottoman silk of black on
one side, with shaded ccrlso on the
other, with a deep revere collar and
rllk buttons and cord to match. An
other coat Is of heavy gray silk, cov
red with black and gold chiffon clotn.
It Is the looped robe model, with black
satin scarf tics finished with gold and
black tassels.
No New Everitt Models
Are Contemplated
In connection with the recent changes
in the. fortunes of the Everitt Motor
Cor Company, through the alliance of
what Is known In automobile trade cir
cles as the Flanders group, many weird
tales havo been circulated, some of
which were truo and others which have
been mischievous In their effect.
In speaking of this. Sales Manager
Paul Smith, of the Everitt company,
"No little consternation has been
caused by the report that now Everitt
models were to come out within a short
tlmo to take the place of tho present
30 and 36. 1 wish to make an emphatic
denial of this. No new models are con
templated nor any changes even In the
slightest will bo mndc, either In the me
chanical features, prices, or In any
other way. No other cars enjoy greater
popularity than the Everitt 30"h and .V.'s,
and they have proven so uniformly
satisfactory to buyers that our engi
neers could find no opportunity for Im
provement. Therefore, no logical rea
son for any change save such little per
fections as have recently been mado
nnd are embodied In the cars now be
ing delivered.
"The advent of the Flanders group in
the Everitt company simply means that
the capital has been Increased from
$1.0(10,000 to J3,000,000, ' and this means
three times the factory capacity and
thrpo times the output."
hour. The rear axle is remarkably well
designed and built, giving the best of service.
Every Studebaker "20" body gets 17
coats of paint and varnish, which xrr prop
erly rubbed and aged. If you take care of
your car, your Studebaker body will equal
any automobile body on the market.
These are some obvious points which
show the car's value.
But the deeper you go into the design
and manufacture of the Studebaker "20" the
better you will like it. We watch every de
tail. Every Studebaker "20" is built not only
for the first mile but for the 20,000th mile.
In those qualities which make for endurance
and lasting satisfaction, the Studebaker "20"
is incomparably first. Why? Because it is
Studebaker-built, and Studebaker always
builds that-way.
and Supply Co., Inc.
Tel. Main 2174
Convention at Columbus,
O., July 17-21, Will Have
Many Novel Features.
Washington motorcyclists who are
planning to nttend the annual conven
tion and race meet of tho Federation of
American M'otorcycIlstB, in Columbus,
Ohio, July 17-21, are delighted to hear
that one of the big features of this
year's meet will bo the night races on
the icw motordrome.
Beginning at 8 o'clock on Thursday,
Friday and Baturday evenings Borne of
the fastest and most thrilling races In
the history of motorcycling will be
staged. On the closing afternoon of the
convention, Sunday, July 21, the last
of the big races will be held.
This program of races is embodied in
tho preliminary program for the con
vention which has been announced by
former President F. I. Willis, and Dr.
J. P. Thornley, chairman of the F. A.
M. competition committee.
After the arrival of the tourists on
the first day of the convention they will
register at headquarters and receive
badges nnd other assignments by F. A.
M. officials. In tho evening a smoker
will be held nt the new motordrome.
Thursday, Friday and Saturday morn
ing business meetings will bo held.
Thursday morning all the riders will
form a parade and In the afternoon a
barbecue will be held at Alentongy
park. In the evening the first races
will be held on the motordrome.
Friday evening a dinner will be giv
en for the F. A. M. officials and man
ufacturers of motorcycles. Friday and
Saturday evening there will be motor
cycle races on the new motordrome.
Urges Motor Car Owners
To Care for Rims
Ilms, If ncKlectud. are apt. to prove!
cvpenslv".', says n well-known authority,
who given the following rules for tl-o
care of motor car rims:
Don't rldi? on tl rim without aufll
cluni nlr pressure In Ihe tlrefc.
Don't rlcV with casing on rims that
arc nt true.
Don't fall tJ use n nreasure gauge, ns
It will save rlni I'uttlng.
Don't f.tll to l:e-p tho rim free from
ittst at nit times.
Don't forge when htnrlng the car
away to remove, clean, and revarnlsn.
Don't attempt to revarnlsh rims
though until i!Viry trace of rust Is re
moved, nnd nl.so bps that the rim la
neither dented nor rough.
Don't lldi" on oar tracks or in d'ept
rutp, ns It vents rlnui vciy rapidly nnd
cuuses them to bocomc rough or rag-ted.
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Swollen and Stiff. Used Box of
Cuticura Ointment with Cuticura
Soap. Hand Well, Cracks Healed.
Litchfield, Me. "About a year ago I
began to hare trouble vrlth my right hand.
The whole inilde of the hand began to crack.
The akin was dry, thick and hard and then
broke out In deep cracks which bled and
were very painful. They would throb and
pain 'me, and burn so that I could net sleep
nights. The flesh was a peculiar red color
and the hand was swollen and felt stiff.
"For six months I tried a great many
different remedies, but none of them did any
good. Finally I commenced using Cuticura
Boap and Cuticura Ointment. From the very
tart I found it was helping me. The cracks
soon began to heal and before I had used
one box of the Cuticura Ointment, together
with the Cuticura Soap, my hand was well,
the cracks all healed, and the skin soft as
before the trouble began. Six months havo
passed and I have had no return." (Signed)
Mrs. C. W. Norten, Not. 21, 1911.
By Cuticura Ointment.
Borer West, N. S. "When I was about
twelve or thirteen, my face broke out with
pimples. They came out in groups and caused
great disfigurement. After trying so many
remedies without success, I saw the Cuticura
Ointment advertised and I scut for a box.
In a woek I saw a great change in my face,
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can not tell I ever had pimples." (Signed)
Miss Mlbel Morash, Mar. 31, 1011.
Cuticura Soap and Ointment are sold
everywhere. Sample of each mailed free,
with 32-p. book. Address, "Outicura,"
Sept. T, Boston. Tender-faced men should
(have with Cuticura Boap Shaving Stick.
815 10th St. N. W.
Speed Economy Comfort
J. M. Shock Absorbers
IS03 31 St. N. W. N. 2015
4 MODELS 5 1.. ".00 to 92,100
Crawford Automobile Sales Co.,
1615 O SI. N. W.
Phone N. 3749
1407 II Street. 1'hune Slain 7695.
AUTO II on iir. lMHMT.
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1317 Xht York Ae.
Maxwell Special,
Columbia Silent Knight
Twenty Other Models,
ftooo to its.noo.
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