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v RE YOU ONE OF THE 'CLUTCH RIDERS?' 3j!vcn x Slight Prcssuro on ' Clutch "When Not Neces sary Reduces Power. Dr it. cuFFonD nnoKAW. Aro you a clutch rider? Doeii your toot continually rest upon the pedar con trolling this Important part of your car? If so, you aro unconsciously warning power and aro helping put tho clutch Into a condition whom It will slip per manently. Spend a few minutes study ing your clutch, Its makeup and prin cipled on which it 'works, learn how to keep It In condition and llkewlso learn to keep your foot off tho pedal when It la not required to bo there and you need never have any troublo from thin device. Now about clutch riding. Tho man who kocps his foot continuously on the pedal exerts somo pressuxo howover Blight and though but the weight of the foot which has a tendency to ro lease the rprlng tension and make the clutch slip. Slipping Is a waste of power and thcro is a friction which wears away the contact surfaces, add UH all tho while to the slipping pro pensity. You should not act as though fearing a need to release the clutch oil the time. With practice tho foot should go automatically Into place. On soma cars clutch riding will In variably burn out the thrust bearing, due to the mechanical construction. Thero aro some other cars, however, where a careful driver may wafely rest his foot on the pedal. If prcssuro suf ficient to release tho clutch Is not ex erted. Clutches are of two general types, the cono and tho multiple disk, tho latter being cither dry or running In oil bath, commonly called wet, and this kind will not go dry on July 1 If you cs.ro any thing about the power of your car. The cone clutch usually Is built Into the, flywheel, the Inside of the rim forming one of the friction surfaces. Very often the wet disk clutch Is Integral with the crank case and Its oil bath Is a part of the general oil supply carried therein. The purpose of the clutch Is to connect and disconnect the engine and the rear (drive) wheels, so that the engine may continue running without driving the car and to relieve tho load from the transmission gears when they are shifted to the various positions nnd speeds. If the load were not taken off the gears when shifting It would be Impossible to make the shift In many cases, and If the shift were by chance effected there would be excessive strain put on tho gears and very likely teeth would tio broken off. When the load is off the gears at the time of the shift tho teeth engago before tho load is applied. If it were not so the rull load would bo on the Instant tho gear teeth touched. Gears are made to stand severe knocks nnd strains, but teeth break with the best of care and shift ing under load would leave few corners on the teeth. All the clutches In use. except per haps the magnetic, are of the friction variety, that is, the power is trans mltted by the friction of the parts, which aro held together with a spring. And all provide for the load to be picked up gradually. If the clutch were positive in action, by tho engagement of lugs or otherwise, the car speed at once would bo that of the engine and It would start off with a Jerk. with all Its discomfort and strain: it would be tho same as though there were no clutch Intervening. And tho clutch must be kept In shape to allow this gradual engagement In a leather faced cono clutch when the leather bo- comes hard tho engagement Is sudden you have a gripping clutch and a Jerky action. To prevent and remedy this the Uather must be made soft by applying neatsfoot oil or castor oil. On the other hand, too much oil will make the clutch slip, with the resultant loss of power. Sometimes oil will ooze in from the en-jlno or transmission gear rase ond make the leather greasy. On the road tho best thing to do Is to shake In some French chalk, talc or fuller's earth to absorb the excess oil nnd dry the surface. Use It sparingly In the garage It Is better to wipe oft I he surface with kerosene gasolene dries the leather too much. The plates of tho dry multiple disk clutch usually are raced wltn nsosstos. Usually there Is an opening In the bot tom of the clutch housing to permit any hlHrflHBiHisssssssH Your liking for the Liberty will be almost immediate. You begin to realize at once, that you are driving an un usual car. The difference in the way it rides and drives is instantly recognizable and delight ful. . jAnd it is a difference so 'marked that it can spell jonly one thingsuperiority. jThis recognition of superi ority becomes steadily more intense with the intimate experience of ownership. jThere is probably no other car which is regarded by its owners with such a notable degree of whole hearted friendliness. E. S. PARTRIDGE AND CO., Inc. 1826-1828 Broadway at 60th Street Telephone Columbus 7333 MBMRTY SIX oil which works In from engine or transmission to drain off, Instead of greasing tho plates and fnclngs. It It very important to keep these fro from oil for that will rrrako the clutch slip, and If It be allowed to remain too long may become sticky nnd prevent easy release of tho plates. If they begin to slip and nre found free from oil It may be posslblo to overcome it by Increasing tho spring tension: usually It Indicates that the facings are worn and Bhould be replaced. At tne service stations usually plates with fac ing attached may bo procured, the old plates being turned In, obviating the particular Job of riveting on the fad ings. You cannot do a satisfactory Job of cutting your own facings. Tho ma terial comes only In clutch sites and shades, and even If your clutch Is old and out of mako tho facing manufacturer can supply you with the right size. If this typo of clutch grips and there Is not a lot of sticky oil on the plates a traco of oil applied to the facing will ease It be careful, for too much will make It slip. Use drops, not a squirt from tho can. Tho wet multiple disk clutch runs In oil, usually tho bath connected with the engine. It does not require much care other than to clean It out with kerosene when the crank case Is cleaned. If It slips thero Is nothing t do but ttehten the spring, or to loosen It if It grips and Is not dirty. If In a separate housing not connected with tho engine oil supply and thero Is slipping a little kerosene added to the bath will help when It acts harsh add heavier oil. If the disks are sticky and tho clutch releases slowly wash out tho entire clutch with kerosene and put In new oil. Modern clutches have Incorporated with them clutch brakes. Usually by pressing the lever further after tne clutch Is released oporates a brake which prevents the clutch from win ning and makes shifting gears easier. The adjustment must be kept right, for If tho action is too quick It will stop tho clutch and actually make shifting harder. The bearings ot tho clutch pedal and linkage also need to bo ollod occasion ally and kept clean If you are to have easy action. NEW CHANDLER IS POPULAR, Dies-eat Demand Brer for Well Known Car. Branch managers and dealers are making frequent trips to the factories these days to get the best possible de livery of cars with which to meet to some extent the unprecedented demand. lOich visit finds the factories getting Into greater production, which of course moans that the tension srradu ally will be relieved. But enough cars to go around will not be turned out for tome time yet. J. U. Hulett of tho Brady-Murray Motors Corporation Just returned from one of these trips to the Chandler fac tory In Cleveland. Ho found everything at fever heat and considerable headway being made. He was able to get some extra can for May deliveries, but could not get anywhere near enough cars to 811 nil the orders on the books. "The present demand for the new Chandler Sixes Is beyond anything I have experienced In New York." said Mr. Hulett. "It seems as If the new design which gives the new Chandler a larger nppearanco Is Just what the peo ple wanted added to the well known chassis and snappy engine, By Increas ing the size of tho hood and radiator of both tho seven passenger touring and the roadster models our designers have made them 'big cars' without changing the well known Chandler look of smart ness and speed. They have done big things with little changes and added materially to the all-around appearance of the cars. "We nre In close touch with the fac tory operations ami know that every effort Is being made to catch up with unusual demand. Eventually we are going to have enough cars to go around, but ae orders have to be filled In rpta tion tho wise man will get his order In at the earllcrt moment and make his place In line secure." Ford Lubrication. There are three principal points to be watched In tho lubrication of the Ford car, the crankcase supply of course, the universal Joint nnd tho differential gears. Thinning Cement. The attention of car owners should be directed to the tnadvlsahllity of thinning rubber cemfnt with ordinary gasolene, which contains too much oil to be safe for that purpose. Oil li a deadly foe of rubber. High test gasolene or bisulphide of carbon are the proper agents for thin nlng rubber cement. J INTERESTING NEW TIRE MAKING HERE Carlislo Cord Tires Aro Made of Separate Strands of Dope. There Is widespread Interest through out the automobile trado in tho new method -of tiro construction Introduced by the Carlislo Cord Tire Company, Inc., of Andover, Mass., which has resulted In the production of a tire the Carlisle oord that has amazing strength and durability. The Carlisle is enjoying great popu larity now because It has the O. K. of race drivers and owners who are hard drivers and tour oxtenslvely every sum mer. In discussing this tire, which ho sells In this territory, J. Kdtvnrd Demar of the Carlisle Sales Company, Inc., at 237 West Fifty-eighth street, near Uroad way, said : "Our tires are mado ot sturdy rope, a single strand of which has a breaking resistance of 235 pounds. Two piles of rope aro used In the carcass. Theso plies are separated by n thick cushion of rubber. Tho rope Is used In continu ous strands uncut and unbroken. The strands wind round and round the tire, across tho tread, over the bead and along the inner wall of the carcass. "One hundred pounds pull Is required to separate the two layers of rope. Nine top layer strands on the side wall of ono Carlisle were cut and tho tire afterward run over 5,000 miles sup ported at this point by only tho Inner layer. Each strand of ropo Is heavily Insulated with rubber and no two strands touch or rub at any point. "When .Urands cannot touch they can not rub and rubbing Is what generate heat or filctlon. Friction Is tho heart disease of tires. Our tires are cool at sixty mile an hour. This absenco or friction means longer life. "It was necessary to Ket special ma chinery to Urn out our tires, and their ready acceptance by the motoring puouc has enabled our factory to expand amazingly, i that within a very few months the output will De lar ancaa ui anvthlna? we had anticipated for this year. When the big new factory in Stamford. Conn., is completed xno com pany will be In an exceptionally advan tageous location to give L.-anisie users iu this territory service of nn unusual kind." BIG HUDSON DEMAND SHOWN. Harry, llonpt Tkn Many Orders Without Dniinnotrntnr. "Judging from the result of our preliminary announcement In the papers last week advising our cuitomers to wait for tho new Hudson Super-Six,' we are going to have trouble In meeting the demands of the publlo for the car," says Harry S. Houpt, president of the Hudson Motor Car Company of New York. "Although we did not even have a demonstrating car to stiow our custo mers," continued Mr. Houpt. "we havo already taken over 200 orders for the car In this territory, which I think Is a wonderful tribute to tho reputa tion and Integrity of the Hudson Super Six line. "It also proves that tho public knew the new car was worth waiting for, as they figured that the same engineers responsible for the first Hudson Super Six, which has made good In the hands of 60.000 satisfied owners, were re sponsible for the new model and In It they would find the expression of their greater knowledge. "In this they will not be disappointed, as the new car reveals four years' ex perience wlth 60.000 cars which has enabled our engineers to free the chassis from many annoyances regarded as ' Inevitable In all cars. '"You know," concluded Mr. Houpt. "that thero never have been enough Hudson Super-Six cars to equal tho de mand, and for this reason It Is well to remember that thosn who buy earl will get almost Immediate delivery, while those who delay in placing their orders will have to wait." Baelc Lash In Caniahnft, Back lash, which Is simply another name for lost motion, when It occur! In the vamshaft driving gears must b taken up In the direction of rotation when the clearance Is adjusted. Federal DOUBLECABLE Wear Longer, and Save Gasoline CARS equipped with Federal Cord Tires will go farther with the same impetus because of the won derful flexibility of these tires. Their remarkable resiliency effects easier and smoother traction, saves unnecessary wear, and also saves fuel Friction and Internal heat are minimized because every cord is insulated by impregnating in live upple rubber. The cords are built up diagonally in layers, each layer running trans versely to the other, thereby afford ing the greatest possible strength and flexibility. The Fedeial Rubber Co. of Illinois, Factories, Cudahy, Wis. NEW YORK WAREHOUSE 38-40 West 62nd St. The Motor Transport Corps moves xhe Jlrmy Enlltt in the Motor Transport Corps A New Autocar Model With Longer The Autocar Company ot Ardmore, Pa,, announces that In addition to the standard 97 Inch wheel base with a chassis price of $2,050, it now has ready for distribution a 120 Inch wheel base with a chassis prlco of (2,150. Both aro rated at one and a. half to two ton capacity. Tho shorter wheel base will accommodate bodies up ta 10 feet In length and tho longer bodle up to 12 feet. . v The Autocar motor truck has become recof.nlzed as an Ideal motor equipment for city streets and congested quarters because of Its short wht-el base, standard at 97 Inches. This length has rendered It easy to mnmeuvre the Autocar at nil times nnd has given It command of sit GOOD REASONS FOR GOOD ROADS Advantages Galoro for Sec tions Opened Up hy Them Throughout Country. There Is a worthy movement on foot for better roads. Every business man. every home provider, and every motorist should supjort It. Good roads benefit all classes of people In their everyday life. This vast country has grown so enor mously and so fast that Its railroads cannot deliver the goods nor carry the people as the prosperity of tho country and present demands require. With good roads the farmer can de liver all his products direct to towns within a radius of fifty or more miles and though making more profit himself, ho Is reducing the high cost of living. The merchant Is able to take advan tage of new sources of supply, to buy his stock under favorable conditions. nnd give It on sale to his customers In less time than he could have secured delivery by the slower and costlier rail way express and freight service. With motor trucks he can then redeliver to his customers and give better service over a larger territory. Automobile delivery will Increase his business, lessen his coat and Increase his profits. Millions of dollars ore lost every year tnrough perishable goods spoiling on the railroads because of freight delays and complications. Intercity motor express over distances of a hundred or mora miles has already become a profitable business where good roads exist. Slnglo laige firms havo actually saved over 1100,000 yearly by using motor trucks nnd they will undoubtedly contribute i largely to organized Improvement of roads. Good roads are a paying Investment. I I.ocal authorities in cities, towns and counties should act without delay to meet the growing national and local demtnds beforo trade goes In other dl i rortlons. It Is nlmost impossible to 'Eft back the lost advantage after other districts have won it. flood roads bring automoblllsts. They I spend money Good roads bring trade. and Increase property values. They at (5RDTlRES Cron Stcttonal VUw federal Cord Tht Road shocks do not damage some particular jwrt of the tire because all strains are equally absorbed by the whole tire every cord bears its quota of the impact. For this reason Federal Cords are more satisfactory and economical. The famous exclusive Federal tire improvement the Double - Cable Base that holds the tire permanent ly correct upon its rim is also in cluded in our Cord black tread tires, as well as in our "Rugged" white tread and "Traffik" black tread non-skid tires. Ask or write us. uations where motor truck operation would seem Impossible. This longer wheel base Autocar meets the hauling needs of certain lines of business where tho average load tends to bulk. . Hits new chassis Is Identical In con struction with tho standard chassis ex cep; that longer frame members, brake cables and drive shaft are used and an extra cross member Is added at tho front end of the rear side springs. Re taining nil of the distinctive failures of Autocar design, this model cxt:nds the mi.ny advantages of that design to an even broader scope of hauling require ments. With tho motor under the seat even this longer wheel base Is still two feet shorter than would be posslblo with the tract homcseekors and Industries. This country has more than .tlx mil lion automobile owners, .one to every eighteen of tho population, and about fifteen of those ride In automobiles. ' Owners will not go where bad roads exist and risk costly damage to their cars, not only to tires but to trie bat tery equipment used for starting, light. Ing and Ignition. With Ignition gone wrong a car cannot travel, though that difficulty Is rarely experienced If mag nttt Ignition Is used, Magneto Ignition is the kind that stood all the rough usage over the bat tlo torn roads of France. Its dependa bility over any kind of road helped the Allies win the war more man anything else, even than men or guns. bccauo they couldn't have got anywhere without reliable Ignition, Of course, ull cars should have magneto Ignition, but all cars have not only the better ones are so equipped and even ir they had. they would preferably follow the good roads and avoid bad ones. The way to make prosperity ffow Into any locality Is to build roads so that they will laet and not havo to be done over. ever' few years. The real patriot helps pa for his liberty. Invest in the Victory Loan. FRANKLIN Four -Passenger Roadster c Unique in Its Roominess Clever in Its-Compactness The seating plan of this car is a patented Franklin design, combining four-passenger capacity with the intimate, convenient features of an individual car. Franklin Direct Air-Cooling eliminates freezing troubles and does away with the complication of 177 unnecessary water-cooling parts. The simplicity typifies Franklin Light Weight Construction, which gives the motorist the utmost of reliability, comfort, and safety, and makes the daily record of operation read 20 miles to the gallon of gasoline. 10,000 miles to the set of tires. 50 slower yearly depreciation. If you want a roadster that gives you this kind of motoring service, together with a really comfortable, fine-appearing seating arrange ment, see this car today. TTte FOUR Wheel Base. same body and the motor under a hood as In tho ordinary passenger car con struction. The great factor of unusual handlness Is thus retained. There la the same saving In the dead weight of the motor truck Itself, the samo oven distribution of load with Its equalization of strain on wearing parts and tires and the same economical and efficient application of -the developed power to tho primary object of moving jour paying load quickly and dependa bly through the patented Autocar doirble reduction rear drive. ' And behind this new Autocar model stands as In tho past tin carefully developed system of Auto car after sale servico through a com plete chain of direct factory branches and dealers extending from coast to coast. , KEYSTONE CO. MAKES DENIAL. Has No Connection With fldTold Tiro Process. In contradiction to the story that has found considerable circulation that the Keystone Tire and Rubber Company is Interested . In the Savold tire process, this has been firmly denied In an Inter view to-day with one of the directors of the Keystone company. "In our 'second' tire business," this di rector states, "we handle only factory surplus stock, and the very highest grade of factory selected 'seconds,' the blem- I Ishes in which are so Insignificant that the tires aie practically na good as first quality. Our other tires, namely. Key I atone and Data v In, are, of course, 'first' tiros, and well known to the motoring world. "In regard to this .Savold tire proc ess. we have no connection or dealings In any way with the parties exploiting this made over tire, "Ail the tires that the Keystone com pany markets are standard, nationally known for the ervlcc they give. "We are making this statement be cause of the fact that we have of late been receiving many letters nnd tele phone Inquiries In regard to the, Savold ure process nnu are at a loss io unner stand how our name should have become associated with It." E4SSENGER Franklin Motor Car Co. of New York GLENN A. TISDALE, President 1830 Broadway at 60th, St. Telephone Columbus 7556 Brooklyn Branch: H 16 Bedford Avenue. Telephone rroepect S4. EXPORT OUTLOOK FINE FOR COLE CO. Pablo Horns Has Established Eolations With Airtho Im portant Countries. With the end of tho world war and the resumption of private trade activ ities throughout foreign lands, the Colo Motor Car Company Is beginning to reap the benefits of the extensive pro motion campaign which It carried on during the past four years In tho ex pert field through Its Foreign Trade De partment, In New York. During the entire period of tho war, tho Cole Company kept In constant touch with foreign markets, nnd al though It was Impossible to ship many cars out of this country, with tho ex ception of those which went to Japan, Cuba, South America and the West Indies, Pablo Horns, export manager of the Cote organization, was able to es tablish representation In points' all over the world subject to the removal ot re strictions, on private trade enterprises. At the present time, therefore, with the foreign markets opening up, the Colo Company finds itself besieged with or ders for cars for foreign shipment and has Increased Its allotment of cars for export several times over that which It has been at any previous period In Its history. In order to get an Intimate survey of conditions In the foreign field as they now exist and to put himself In touch with nnllclpfcted trade developments abroad, Mr. Horns will leave early this month for an extended trip through the European countries, during tho course of which he will visit all of the more lmrortant foreign commercial centres A thorough student of the export business prior to the war and one of the Hading exporters In this country, Pablo Horns Is widely known abroad, having, been nt Importer In the European mar kets before coming to this country and vnterlng the export business hero. He viw tho flrsC man to Introduco the trac tor ns a war machine, having sold tho first American tractors to the Russian Government in 1J14. Since the beginning of his promotion activities for Cole, Mr. Horn a has estab lished permanent rolattons for tho Cole Company In Norway, China, Holland, Spain, France, Denmark, Sweden, Italy, .'.UBsla, Poland and with the distribu tion he has secured for the Cole product in South America, Mexico, Cuba, Aus tralla, Hawaii and the West Indies has laid the foundation for an extended for elsn trade that will have a significant relation to the domestic activities of the i'ole Company. The CoJe Aero-Eight, the product of tli6 Cole Motor Car Company, hai made i favorable Impression In all foreign marketB. In Cuba It annexed a celebrated victory for speed on tho Oriental Park Track In Havana, by lowering by sev eral ceconds the former track record hold by Dob Hurman In, a Blltzen Renz. A short time ago a standard Cole Aero Klght Roadster won the 150 and 115 mlle road races In Montevideo against a field of well-known cars. . Shipments are leaving tho Cole factory dally for foreign points, and It Is esti mated that between 10 and 20 per cent, of the total production of the Cole fac tory will lie assigned to purchasers of cars abroad during 1919. ROADSTER, lL Knamelllnir to Prevent Itnst. In order to do away with rusting o parts beneath tho hood, black enatnall. Ing may be resorted to with good ef fect. It Is possible to get black enamel to-day, which, when properly applied, looks little Inferior to the baked on va. ricty. Ordinary enamels which dry quickly aro of little Use, as they cnlp nnd flako off quickly. Paitn lo U enamelled should, If ossll)le, be taken off and cleaned with a stiff wire brush. The enamel should bo applied with a stiff varnish brush. Tho enamel m take as long as a week to dry and c:ra must bo used to have an ntmoiphr free from excessive lust; that meant not to try It In the upper story of a hay barn. Parts that may be enam- ollod to advantage incnuio sieei t.in btndes, pulley arms, brackets and el bows, nuts Hint aro not often disturbed, exposed pieces of shafting, pinion whte centres, operating roast coiiat-B, (.. Even a cylinder casting may lx na treated, as a good enamel will stand heat without blistering. KLAXON SERVICE 239-241 W. 56th St. Phono Circle 3526 Branch of United Motors Senric Incorporated Ctntral Officii: Detroit, Michlfta GvurMa MULT! POWERED CARS FOUR and SIXES The Rich Man's Car in everything but cost and upkeep Custom Made in Ten Attractive Colors Olive Green, Koyal Blue, Pou" Cray, Napier Green, Maroon. 1-er Green, Battleship Gra, Crear Black and White PRICES FROM $1225 to $1700 GROW MOTOR SALES GO, 1690 Broadway (53d St.) Phcne Circle 3020 Newark, N. J. GOODWIN AUTOMOBILE CO., Ire. 228 Central Ave. Tim motok TitixsrniiT mm". MCtVEIl THE AKMl . UM.lJ.ri. III). .M. T t Cars for Business and Pleasure Smart sport cars for the man who must cover dts tance, roomy touring cars for his family, will be found in the Rebuilt Car Salon of Douglas C. Burrelle Yet, here are assembled onlv the leading American and imported cars, rebuilt and refurnished and correctlj priced for resale. This organization has won the confidence of hundreds of car owners through it5 honest representation f,t tacts, its straightforward business methods. mi Wo hae fi T1RF, DEPARTMENT whrro ymir nvtl may lm iijlll at Irlci' which mill' luirrwt jnu H""" cm UI llml all Kill klKiirn nut' i'l mandanl ulira, Our mtIco l iinxupl and rfllfifuit Telephone Circle 6252, iW. 1M 1680 Broadway (Formerly Iceland) (lift Md.W '