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Clarence Barnard Will Make
Run to Gettysburg.
An Ihrainal Araonnt of Interest
Manifested in the Endurance Teat.
Tliree-dayii' Itonte, nitli Start unci
FlnlnH Eali Day in Washington.
Snmeroni Entries.
Tho sanction for the "Four Leaf
Clover Run" to bo given under the
auspices of tho Automobile Club of Wash
ington, May 15-18, Inclusive, has been fa
vorably acted upon by the contest board
of the American Automobile Associa
tion. The entry blanks, which are now
in the hands of the printer, are ex
pected to be ready for distribution about
From all Indication there will be a
larger number of machines participating
in this run than in any other event of
this kind ever held in Washington. The
fact that each daj s fclart and finish
trill be in Washington appeals to alL
As one man who will have at least
two cars entered said yesterday: "It
means quite a saving when the question
of expense is taken into consideration.
On previous runs It not only cost me
for myself and tho driver of the other
car, but I had to pay the expenses of
my tao observers as welL"
Endurance runs are all given with one
object in view, and that is demonstrat
ing to the public just what a car can
do over roads such as are met up with
on an ordinary touring trip. Ordinarily
they have seen the cars start out on a
rnn and then not again until they come
in at tho finish What they have done
en route and the road conditions they
have encountered are made known to
them only from what they read about
the contest. Here they can see the
start and finish of each day's run and
note for themselves .just how the cars
made the trip each day. It affords them
an opportunity to see first hand just
how the different machines compare with
one another in a competition over roads
and under rules that apply to all alike.
The dealers themselves are anxious for
this comparison, as it not only en
lightens the public bnt also demonstrates
to their own satisfaction just how the
machine thej handle compares with that
of a competitor
Kirst Trip To-morrow.
Monday morning Clarence Barnard and
his Stoddard Dayton "50" will start out
on the first pathhndmg trip. Gettysburg,
Pa will be the objective pomt of the
first day's run. This town Is to be
the noon control on May 15. and arrange
ments witl be made on tho trip tomor
row for luncheon accommodations for
the participants in the run, as well as
for supplying oil and gasoline to those
who may wish it Tuesday morning
Barnard will start out for York. Pa-,
which is to be the noon control on the
second day of the run A week from
tomorrow tho third dnys run will be
laid out. Tills da's run will give the
contestants a touch of Virginia roads,
for it Rads across the Aqueduct Bridge
Into the Old Dominion as far as
Iesburg, over the L-c-burg and Alex
andria pike. Owing to the fact that
all cars would have to have West Vir
ginia licenses. Martinburg, W Va , will
not be included on this run, as wis
originally intended Where the noon con
trol will be has not been decided
ret, and will not until the pathnnd.n
trip, but it is veiv possible tha It will
be Hagerstown, Md
Details Arranged in Vdvanor.
Though the run is almost two months
off, the pathfinding trip is being mill'
at this time so that all who may care
to participate will be afforded plenty
of opportunity to study the rout ard
go over it if thoy may care to do ;c
It i expected that the roads Just at
present may be a little rough, bu no
trouble is expected Clarence Barnard
has had much experience in driving,
and his Stoddard Dayton ias a reputa
tion made over roads which are aucii
worse than any whicn will be mst witc
on the pathfinding trip
As soon as the patMnding trip :s over
a map of the entire rout will be Jie
pared by the automobI c!jb and dis
tributed among those who may wish to
participate in the run It will not only
include the routing, but ihe running time
of each day s contest for c irs w hich
mav be entered in the different classes.
Important Facts for (hvnnrs
to Bear in Mind.
The moit important feature of the auto
mobile is proptr lubrication If the ig
nition sj stem fails completely tho motor
wfll not run Shonld the carbureter lose
its adjustment, supplvlng no gas to the
cylinders, the same Is true. In either
case no damage results. However with
the oiling system out of order, supply
ing an insufficient amount of oil to the
friction surfaces, the motor continues to
run, and with very little warning the
excessive friction burns out a bearing
or causes the working parts to be dam
aged bcond repair
Manufacturers, realizing this, have de
signed the lubricating svstems as "fool
proof" as possible. Every friction surface
is provided with a means for lubrication
The most Indifferent operator has little
more to do than keep the oil reservoir
supplied and noto the flow of oil through
the sight gange Quite often It happens
that the oil pump becomes clogged and
the flow of of! stopped In cars provi
with a sight giuge fits trouble can be
detected when the motor is running.
The oil gauge is usually placed in plain
view on the dash and is part of the oil
circuit. In other words, the oil flowing
f its work must pass trough the sight
gauge and before the eye of the operator.
As different makers of cars employ dif
ferent systems for forcing the oil about
tho engine, the Instructions from the
manufacturer should be carefully noted
by the purchaser of a car. A great many
systems have no adjustment of the flow.
In such cases there is a single sight feed
on the dash and a constant level main
tained In tho crank case Other sys
tems have several sight feeds with adjust
3B"nts, and these lead to various parts o?
the motor. When once adjusted, these
sight feeds seldom get out of order. How
ever, it is quite often necessary to read
just them when another grade of oil
3s used.
The Wslutsto!i nnld importer tried to rtbov
throorh the crowd, bnt thtro rru nothhis dolus.
Hobodr boded nntfl titcj cot their pj, ud then
fBufwai fcivpOr usx.
wBlHr nSMPirf1
Moddnrd-Dnjrton "CO" with Clarence
starts to-morrow mornlnc laying
clover" event to be held Mar IK to
sSeQ-' Nis'iif'c. f
W S. Duvall. president of the Automo
bile Club, is to be the Washington repre
sentative of the contest board of the
American Automobile Club of America,
he having been named in place of R. C.
Caverlj, the former member who is no
longer a resident of Washington.
John Fistcr, one of the oldest and
best known automobile men of Washing
ton, yesterday signed a long term lease
for the old National Automobile Com
pany's garage at 1711-13 Fourteenth street
northwest. He Is to take possession of
tlie premises April 1. The building is
two stones in height, each floor 50 by 150
feet, affording room for the housing of
200 cars Workmen will start Monday
renovating the building. In addition to
running this garage he will still keep his
present place in U street, between
Twelftji and Thirteenth streets
The Commercial Auto and Supply Com
pany has delivered an E-M-F touring car
to Senator Heyburn. of Idaho, and an
E-M-F deml-tonneau to G. W. Struble.
J H Ebcrsole. local representative of
the Marion, leaves this morning for a
visit to the factory at Indianapolis. Ind.
He expects to return about the middle of
the week
The Barnes has delivered Pullman
"SO" toy tonneau cars to John P. Smith
and William E. Newman.
"We shall enter at least one Washing
ton car In the Glidden tour, which starts
from this city June 13 and, perhaps,
two," said" A Gary Carter, president pf
the Carter Motor Car Corporation, yes
ttrday "I expect that the entries will
be in the roadster division "
A Marion "30" fore-door roadster has
been delivered to George O'Donncll and
a Marion "40 ' touring car to Wilton J
Lambert by J. H. Ebersole, local agent
for the car
ExceiSior motor ccles have been de
livered by Miller Brothers to U Gill,
IL D Cox, C A. Lowe, T H Johnston.
William Qumter, P II Gulbraith, the
Washington Gaslight Companj, and the
Department of Agriculture
The United Motor Washington Com
panj has sold model AB Maxwells to
Dr. W S. Grafton, Dr. G C. Olier,
Dr Yates, A. H. Someman, and J E.
Kilciincr. a Maxwell runabout to A. K
Guilford, model I touring cars to S. A
Cannon. E L. Mvers. J U. Johnson, and
Mrs. Castle, and a model Q louring car
to Dr L H. Jamison.
The police regulations of the District
regarding the use of automobile license
tags by dealers of this city are to be so
cl-anged tliat a dealer will be permitted
to us-e any tag he may have purchased
on any one of his demonstrating cars
The law as it now stands requires that
In making application for a license the
dealer must give the motor number of
the car and use It only on the particular
-machine for which it has been applied.
This has worked a great hardship on
them, owing to the fact that they are
constantly selling machines, sometimes
not keeping them more than a day or
two, and as soon as the oar was disposed
of the license number was of no value.
being nontransferable. This change in
the law has been mane at tne suggestion
cf W S Duv all, counsel for the Automo
bile 'Club of Washington, who some time
ago took the matter up with the corpo
ration counsel Under the new regula
tion, which will soon go into effect, all
that a dealer will be required to do is to
make application for his numbers without
having to give the motor number of the
machine, and it can be used on any ma
chine which he is handling.
T S Johnston, captain of tho Automo
bile Club of Washington, accompanied by
his wife and a party of friends, leaves
this morning In a model 21 Bulck for a
trip to Gettysburg, Pa., and return.
Howard Flsk, well known to the local
automobile trade, who has been 111 for
some time past with an attack of typhoid
fever, has so far recovered that he Is
able to sit up for a few hours each day.
An order for 50,00 Utps has just been
placed by the United States Motor Com
pany with the United States Tiro Com
pany. "This is the largest single order
ever given for tires," says John Thomas,
manager of the United Motor Washing
ton Company. "The line we will have to
select from is most complete and treads
and types adaptable for any section of
the country can be supplied."
The Imperial Motor Company, agents
for the Ranch & Lang electrics and the
Whlto gas and steam cars, are the latest
to open a showroom. They have fitted
op the premises at 1112 Connecticut ave
nue, where they display cars of both
lines which they represent m Washing
ton. The automobile laws of several States
the Callan law In New Tork State, for
instance, which requires I he driver to be
eighteen years old and pass an examina
tion as, to fitness to operate have given
many people the impression that it takes
an expert to drive an artomoblle. "The
average owner, says Lee Coson, who
drove the Regal Plugger over the roads
ot fifteen States under all sorts of weath
er and road conditions, covering 25.000
Photo by Bock.
Barnard behind the wheel, -which,
oat the route for the "fonr-lcaf
miles without a mishap, "can drivo hils
automobile without any assistance Most
tilings that happen to a machine to-day
are trivial. A little common sense will
go a lot further than knowledge of me
chanical construction."
"The demand this year is going to be
for cars that will last more than one
year." says J. E. Sheldon, who handles
the Rambler in Washington "People
are now buying on the basis of quality,
not on the basis of price, and as a result
are getting machines which at the end
of one season do not have to be disposed
Johnson holds the money-making rec
ord for athletes at the present, but if
any driver lowers Barney OldfJeld's ex
isting record of 27.33 for the mile at the
Jacksonville beach races, winning the
speed king crown and the $1,000 prize,
this title will be returned to the white
race. The man who beats Oldticld's mark
will be forced to complete tho mile In 27
seconds flat, as this is practically as
close as he can shave the mark. Increas
ing a bank account at the rate of 1 000
for 27 seconds means at the rate of $222.)
a minute, or the enormous amount of
$122,S4i each hour This mark will place
the record-smasher ahead of Jack John
son in the list of monty-earners by
about $10,000, and as practically the best
purse in prize fighting was put up at
Reno, it is likely that the speed merchant
will hold the record for some time
"You can no more Judge the stability
of an automobile by its outward appear
ance than the character of a man by Uie
cut and stvle of his clothing," says The
odore Barnes, local representative of the
Pullman Motor Car Company, in discuss
ing the parts of an automobile which
should be considered bv a prospective
purchaser "Not enough buyers go be-
I jond the body and general appearances
nen selecting a car it i unnecessary
for me to sav that this Is a verv impor
tant thing to be considered, but most
vital is that which lies beneath this beau
t'ful superstructure. The three cardinal
points in motor car construction are de
sign, material, and workmanship While
every one naturally wants a machine of
attractive appearance, its mechanical
construction Is of most importance "
Ppcaking of the Ford output for this
ear and where it goes. Clitide Miller, of
Miller Brothers Auto and Supply Com
pany, local representatives of the Ford,
said yestcrdav "Our factory is export
ing more than 100 cars a week. The des
tination of these machines is varied.
They go to Japan, Europe. Australia,
and Africa."
Spare castings should alwavs be carried
In a casing cover, which should be dark
in color, as sunlight has an injurious ef
fect on rubber Spare tues should never
be carried loose in the tool box, where
the tools are liablevto chafe them or oil
come in contact with them. Oil Is
rubler solvent: keep it away from both
casing and tubes
Plans are under way for the formation
of an automobile race drivers' organiza
tion, a meeting for that purpose having
been called. The idea of a drivers' asso
ciation has been approved by such stars
of the wheel a3 Robert Burman, Louis
Dlsbrow, Ralph de Palma, Harry F.
Grant, David L Bruce-Brown, Joseph
Matson, and others. Tho drivers intend
to work in harmony witn the contest
board of the American Automobile Asso
ciation, but at the same time to act as
an organization for the betterment of
conditions that they deem unsatisfactory
under tho rules.
One of the matters that the drivers
will take up is that of allowing novice
drivers to take part in important con
tests. They arc not opposed to the Intro
duction of new drivers, but they feel that
their experience should be gained in
minor events rather than in big races,
where a great deal is at stake and in
which every one is inclined to take the
greatest chances m order to win
A drivers' organization has long been
urged by George Robertson, who has npw
retired from racing, owing to an accident
prior to the last Vanderbllt race. Messrs
Disbrow and Matson are active In for
mulating the plans for the projected
While Office Is Belnjj Destroyed
Judge I.lpscomb la Stricken.
Manassas, Va., March 25. Manassas
was again visited by a disastrous fire
last night. It originated in the second
story of the building lately occupied by
the mercantile firm of Waters, Wright
i. Hlckey, and now occupied by the re
ceivers for the firm.
The following buildings were entirely
destroyed; Building occupied by receivers
of Waters, Wright ec Hickey, insurance
offices of W. N. Lipscomb, residence
and restaurant of I. C. Reid, and res
taurant occupied by Jenks Thomas.
At the moment W. N. Lipscomb was
notified his insurance offices were about
to be burned, a messenger -reached him
with word that his father. Judge w. E.
Lipscomb, had just suffered a stroke of
Tram Bjrrcr, Wodtty.
Mrs. B. Is she a Mary of tho vlneclad
Mrs. M. No; a Martha p the rubber-
plant flat.
An Enlightening Conversa
tion in Massachusetts Ave.
There's something wrong with her car
bureter." announced the "man with the
mink lined coat. When In doubt he al
ways blamed the carburtter. The sixty
horeepower, right up to the second, no
speed limit machine was scudding past
tho other cars in Massachusetts avenue."
"She seems to be missing pretty regu
larly," agreed George-on-the-front-scat,
who wore a mere coonskin.
"I think It I mean she is going per
fectly lovely," the "girl with the white
fox furs declared as she snuggled back
farther into the tonneau cushions and
gave a tug at the robes. Then, as
both men listened attentively to the hum
of the motor, evidently unmoved by her
remark, she Insisted in little louder
tone: "Why do you say 'her?' Is there
any particular reason for giving an auto
mobile the feminine gender?"
";No; unless It is that they are so
deuced uncertain," answered the man In
the honcst-to-goodness-mlnk coat, still
keeping an ear trained on the cylinder
that was missing; "or perhaps it's be
cause they are such a blamed expensive
luxury," he added.
"You see, it's like this," continuing tho
man, forgetting for a moment the ob
streperous motor. "All the while you
to ba getting new and improved
equipments. Tho stjles of automobile
accessories change about as fast as Paris j of tho next Honse. Three Eem Re
milliners conceive new Ideas for hats,, , . . ,. ,,.,,
and they are about a expensive. Just publican3 ""P11"0 to " mlnr"y "!"
when you think you have tho swag- j sn'P- Thcy arc Sereno E. Payne of New
gercst thing in trappings, along comes York, Marlln E. Olmsted of Pcnnsylva
the last whisper from the makers and j nla, and John W. Weeks of Massachu
rlght awny your kit Is relegated to the i setts.
has beens.' ,, , Representative Weeks is taking the lead
Or you go down to the factory and I , ., . T . ,,
you seo a clipper of a looking car; one i ln tho movement of Eastern Republicans
of those rakish models that look like to capture the House leadership. He has
a collegp campus on dress parade day. i made a canvass of the situation, and It
That's a bully looking car,' you say to is understood claims that eighty-three
the salesman, as you picture yourself Republicans of the new House are favor
down bchhid the wheel maWng all the to to sclection ot an e man
machines you leave behind look like sec-1 , . ....
ond-hand bicycles. 'I think Td like that as minority leader. The delegations that
car.1 are said to be favorable to the plan are
" 'Wouldn't advise you to take it.' he those from New England, New York,
confides. "It's built for tho cheap trade, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware,
al! tho value on the outside. They've Maryland, Virginia, Ohio, Michigan, Ten-
gone and dolled a cheap machine all up
to fool some chap who wants to make
a noise like an automobile Vhen the
machinery goes to pieces he looks at
the bright coat of paint with the natty
trimmings and tries to make himself
believe ho has a real automobile."
Right thero the car stopped and the
fur coated tnen climbed out to size up
conditions Finally George-on-the-front-seat
succeeded in inducing tho motor
to behave and confino Itself to doing
tne things expected of it.
'Til tell you why we call an automo
bile Tier ' ' he said, as he climbed
aboard with tire air of a man who had
fought a hard fight and won over great
odds "It's becauso It takes a mighty
good man to run one and run her right "
"I'm so glad I asked." said the glrL
Problem Which Motor Truck
Makers Are Solving.
How best to handle his goods with the
least outlay is tho problem every busi
ness man is trying to solve. Rates of
transportation are constantly increasing
but tho price of the goods remains the
same. Traflie conditions In the large
cities are becoming more congested day
by day Cities are constantly growing
and goods must be delivered at a greater
distance Horses have been performing
this work for years but are gradually
giving way to tho motor truck which It
is believed will offer the only solution
possible to the transportation problem
Motor trucks ln the first place not only
hanl larger loads than is possible for a
horse-drawn vehicle but do away with
much unnecessary handling of the ar
ticles ln question A large portion of the
expense attached to the transportation
of goods Is due to the cost of the han
dling of the articles at the terminals.
There are two axioms, however, which
aro recognized ln every delivery service.
First, the efficiency of a transportation
system is limited rot by Its carrying
capacity but by lis terminal facilities,
and second, the essential factor In trans
portation is not the cost of hauling the
goods but the expense of handling at the
terminal stations
Few owners realize the Importance of
theso facts as applied to their own In
stallation of motor trucks and to tho
facilities which they have for loading
them quickly and also of unloading them
with the least possible delay.
The motor truck Is not to be considered
as a substitute for so many horses; but
a new unit of transportation which can
be made to greatly improve the efficiency
Interesting Fights Will Take Place Soon After Con
gress Meets on April 4.
Caucuses of United States Senators of
the two political parties will be held
within the next two weeks. Analysis
of the complexion of the Senate and
predictions as to Republican and Demo
cratic leaderships are already being
Disregarding the Senate vacancies
from Now Tork. Iowa, and Colorado,
where tho legislatures aro deadlocked,
the Democrats will outnumber the regu
lar Republicans in the next Senate, with
thirteen Insurgent .Repuhijcans tne bal
ance of power on all questions of legis
lation. The number of Democratic Sen
ators wiU be forty, while the regular
Republicans will be able to muster only
a total of thlrty-slx votes, vvnen tne
three racancies ln the Senate are filled
there will bo forty-two Democrats and
fourteen Insurgents ln the Senate.
Tho thirteen Insurgents, who will wield
i hafnnrfi of Dower and whose votes
will be "decisive in "matters of legislation,
are Borah of Idaho. Bourne of Oregon,
Bristow of Kansas, Brown of Nebraska,
Clapp of Minnesota, Crawford of South
Dakota,- Cummins of Jowa, Dixon of
Montana, Gronna of North Dakota, La.
FoUette of, Wisconsin, foinaexter pr.
Washington. Townsena 01 Aiicnujan, ,ana
Workr of California. .
There -will be leaders .ar .tne two-wings
ot th Republican party jn the. Senate.
For the regulars. Senators Murray Crane
mod Henry Cabot Lodge, of , Massachusetts, i
and reduce the expense of any trans
portation system as a whole. Horses
and hand trucks have been in use for so
many years that It Is hard to consider
the problems of transportation under
new conditions. Transportation experts,
however, are solving the problem 'by
studying the conditions of each firm's
business and their present delivery sys
tem. Having familiarized themselves
with this they have set to work to keep
a minimum number of trucks running,
carrying a maximum load the greater
portion of the time. In addition to solv
ing the delivery proposition of one man
or firm these experts are also doing a
nubile service, by relieving congested
traffic conditions. Formerly where half
a dozen heavily loaded slow moving
teams were wont to pass a corner, now
one motor truck taking up Just a little
more rocm than a team and wagon does
but moving with much greater speed
perform, the task.
Based on Theory that Cannon
Does Not Want Place.
Elbowed aside for many years by com
binations of delegations from the Middle
and far West, tho Eastern Republicans
are about to make a bid for the leader
ship of the House of Representatives.
Wlth this Idea in view, they have prac
tically effected an alliance with two big
, Western delegations, which they claim
I rives them a maloritv nf thn Renuhllcans
, nessec, and Kentucky,
The campaign of the Eastern contingent
is based on the theory that Uncle Joe
Cannon will neither seek nor accept the
place as minority leader. It is known,
of course, that Mr Cannon has no am
bition ln this direction. He wants the
honor to go to some regular Republican.
While It Is generally believed that Uncle
Joo favom Representative James R.
Mann, of Illinois, doubt is expressed that
the former Speaker will take sides, in
asmuch as all of those who will be given
consideration are his friends.
The argument of the Eastern contin
gent is that It Is time that that section
was accorded recognition by the Repub
licans of the House. Since tho retirement
of Thomas B. Reed, of Maine, the West
has controlled tho Speakership
Confesses He Wanted to See
People Ilun.
Rcckvillc, March 25. Among the In
dictments so far found by the grand jury
now in session here Is one against
Charles W. Saffel, a young resident of
Galthersburg. who is charged with arson
as a result of the burning of the Summit
Heights Hotel property, In Galthersburg,
the night of the 2Sth of January.
The property was valued at $10,000
and was insured for about $5,000. It was
the Joint property of John B. Diamond
and Ignatius T. Fulks, both of Gaither
burg About two weeks after the fire Saffel
was arrested by State Fire Marshal
Thomas J. Ewell, who, with Detective
Louis Kratz, of Baltimore, and Sheriff
William E Victt, of this county,
spent a day ln Galthersburg Investi
gating the fire. At first Saffel de
nied all knowledge of how the build
ing caught fire, but later weakened and
confessed that It was he who had set
fire to the structure, his only excuse
being that he "wanted to see the people
run "
Saffel was taken before Justice Read
ing, in the Police Court here, to whom
he repeated his confession. He was com
mitted to Jail, being unablo to furnish
bail In the amount of $3,000 The build
ing was unoccupied at the time, but was
furnished tlrroughout.
Ocm Stcnmahipn.
New York. March S. Armed: CuomnU. from
LlirrpooJ, March 13, La SaTov. from Ilarre, March
Arrrrod out: Kuacnn Aocusto Victoria, at Ham
bailrd firm forricn porta Manrctania. from I,rf-
erpool. La Loralse. from Harre; rrinz Frwdnca
Yvirbeim, from BrrmeD.
Ellhu Root of New York, Boise Penrose
of Pennsylvania, the new chairman of
the Finance Committee, and Sutherland
pf Utah win be the controlling voices,
while La Follette of Wisconsin, Borah
of Idaho, and Cummins of Iowa will
take tho lead for the Insurgents.
The caucus of Republican Senators will
not be called to meet until afjer April
4, when the committee on comnTMtees is
to be chosen. The chairman of the cau
cus, following a precedent of long
standing ln the Senate, will" be the Re
publican Senator with tho longest service
to his credit.
The committee on committees, as con
stituted in the last Senate, was composed
of Senators Aldrich, Kean, McCumbef,
Crane. Flint, Sutherland. Curtis, Borah,
and Dixon. Three members of the old
committee. Messrs. Aldrich. Kean, and
Flint, are no longer members of the
Senate. It is not to be assumed that all
the old members of the committee will be
There are four Democrats prominently
spoken for leadership. They are "Sena
tor Bacon ot Georgia, who is the oldest
Democrat Jri point of service In the Sen
ate with the exception of Senator Mar
tin' of Virginia; Senator .Shively
of Indiana, the vice, chairman of the
caucus: Senator Stone, of Missouri, who,
took the lead among the Senate Demo-'
crals In th"o last days of the recent ses
sion Jn the fight against the tariff board
bill, and Senator. John Sharp Williams,
of 'Mississippi, who was .for a number
f years the mlaoritjleadcx to the BoumI-I
II p
on exhibition at the
New- Salesroom
of the
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1112 Connecticut Avenue.
Agents for White Cars and Rauch
Lang'e Electrics.
Garag'e and Shop
138-inch wheel base; 36x4 wheels.
Fore-door torpedo body.
Full floating onc-ptece rear axle.
One-piece drop-forged front axle.
Vanadium and chrome nickel steel shaft and gears.
Bosch dual ignition.
$2,250, Equipment Included.
See our catalogue before buying.
No demonstration too "tough"' for the Washington.
Cup Winners in the
Two Washington Post Runs Mrmsey "1910" Tour.
Washington, D. C Throe M. 5126.
Business Office, HyattsvUle, Md. lione, Hyattsville 61.
The Best Value for $1,500, and We .Can Prove It.
1222 H Street N. W.
The Famous APPERSON Jack Rabbit Oars, $2,000 to $4,200
Detroit Electrics, All 1911 Models. REGAL Gars, $900 to $1,850
EMERSON & ORME, Distributers.
'Phone ML 7695 1407 H St. N. W.
BARBER & ROSS, 11th and G Sfs.
Automatic TJrp Pumps
Connecticut Shock AbOTber.
Continental TJrea.
fFlaah" Decarbonizer.
National Electrical Supply Co.,
13SS-30 New York Atc Tel. 6S00.
What Started It.
From tha CMeo Poet.
Politely the serpent offered Eve an
Try that, madam." he Bald. "Xou can
raise '400 barrels of them to the aero on
one oroilr Irrigated orchard farms ln the
Beslngo- Valley. Tour husband can pur
chase a forty-acre tract on easy pay
ments." -
Shortly afterward tho family moved
txom Sdea tjnck toe newborn, a
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at 1214 V Street.
'Phone M. 2479. for Demonstration.
'Phona Mh 6300.
Indian, 3 II. P HID 00
Indian, 2V, II. P ,.... ,..$15.00
Indian. 2 H. P , ,...$110 00
Indian. 2J H. P $100.00
Heading. Twin ....$150.00
Pierce. 4-cyllnder ;.'..... .. $130.00
1105-1107 Fourteenth St N. W..
Agents for Excelsior and Plerce-Arrow
Motorcycles. t r -
Not Particular.
IYro fbe Untonalkt Leader.
"What lclnd of a man' would, you like j
for "a husband?" ,
'Oh. either a bachelor or & "widower;
I'm not particular which."
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