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Gorgeous V
Approach to Luray at Sun-1
set Thrills With Sense of j
Nature's Beauties.
Battlefields Near Winchester
Add to Interest of
Historic Highways.
Beauties of jagged mountain
peaks, gorgeous sunsets, richly
tilled soils, crops that know noj
blight, to say nothing of the wonderful
scenes along the banks of
the placid and historical Shenandoah,
running at the bottom of a
valley tamed in history and in resources,
furnish relief for tired
bodies and niinds and awaken
them to the realization of the
Aalue of the slogan of "See America
For no more beautiful ride than
I that taken by The Herald automotive
editor in the sixteenth of
the pathfinding series could be
found anywhere than that down
the Shenandoah Valley, terminating
as it did at that wonderful
work of the hand of Nature held
by old Mother Karth in the Caverns
of Luray, famed far and wide
as the containers of the most
wonderful underground formations!
that can be found anywhere.
To say that the description of
this ride could be expressed onlyj
with the most superlative of su-j
perlatives is putting it mildly. And
it is at the very door of the Na-|
tional Capital, reached by good
roads practically all the way. j
Jnst & bit of mountain climbing
ower a rocky trail in order to
reach Lnray adds a bit of zest to
Bie trip and provides a general
v"-w of the valley which one who
the ride will not forget at
?ny time, especially if taken as it
.was jnst as the sun's fiery ball
WM sinking behind the tops of the
I aroontams to the west
' Temptation ?0 linger.
T<? fully enjoy the richness of the
scenes which the motorist will pass
through, if he follows the route
taken by The Herald pathfinders,
will require two days, for from the
time the first glimpse is had of the
valley country there is a strong
temptation to linger all along the
way. and not even the fine, broad
macadam roadway of the Valley
Pike could entice you to speed
through this country.
The shining coat of paint of the
Allen car. accentuated by the
brightness of her nickel fittings,
stood out strongly in the morning
sun as the party gathered at The
Herald office preparatory to making
the start on Sunday morning. Jack
Baker, sales manager of the Holbrook
Auto Corporation. 1320 Fourteenth
street northwest, distributors
of the Allen, was on hand to handle
this beauty through a country
which deserves only beautiful visitors.
It was 8:30 o'clock when the
\ Prospective Automol
I Should Use Cc
As in Oth(
When the average American business
man makes an investment involving
anywhere from 51.000 to
$5,000 he carefully investigates the
matter from all sides and calls in
expert advice on which he can depend
if any phase of the subject
seems to be a little beyond his personal
When that same supposedly hard
headed business man purposes to invest
a similar amount of money in
a motor car. he generally walks
down automobile row and buys the
vehicle that catches his fancy,
matches his wife's new furs or
meets some equally unessential condition.
Only the fact that all modern
American cars are reasonably
good prevents the average buyer
I from being stung every time he
plumps downs his money. We shall
^ try to indicate some of the points
B that should always be considered in
buying a car.
Bayer Flxen Prior.
The question of price generally
settles itself automatically. The
buyer knows about what figure he
can afford to pay. His first step
should be to get a list of all cars
in the price class in which he is
interested. From these he can narrow
down his search and make a
reasonably definite list of eligibles,
for closer scrutiny.
To be a satisfactory buy a ca?
must be manufactured by a well
established company, which will remain
in business, if the concern
making a car fails the vehicle becomes
an orphan, for which it is
difficult to obtain parts. Be sure
that the manufacturer is solidly established
in business.
Next the dealer should be scrutinised.
His he facilities for making
quick repairs? Is his service rffl dent?
Is he able to give his cusk
tomers replacements or biok-n
part* without urdue d<-la;. ? All this
W. is going to be vitally important
' during the later life of the new car.
and tho dealer's >tatus is easily established
by a few Inquiries made
nmong owners of the mtke cf car
le sells.
Mwt Dftrrmlur Mae.
Face to face * ith the ?ar itself.
J*he first thing for the intondjng
Juretaaser to yttle is the M?e of
iews of Sh
" :s'"k *f| 1 *' 1
, *;>v
- _
rhythmic throb of the motor pave
warning: of the impending start.
With Jack Stowell. The Herald
cameraman, and The Herald s automotive
editor completing the party,
the start was made to leave the
city street* far behind before Old
Sol's force could be felt.
Honda Invite Speed.
Clear of the District line on the
ftockville pike. Jack "let her out"
and developed a welcome breeze on
the torrid day on which the start
! was made. The car literally sailed
along the roadway, except. ol
j course, in the towns where caution
is something to be practiced lest
the town fathers hail you for a deposit
of a few dollars for the upkeep
of the township.
I The early part of the trip has
I been covered before in The Herald,
leading as it did through Damascus.
Ridgeville, where a left turn in
made. Frederick, where the turn
left is made to Harper's Ferry.
When the party reached the tollj
gate at the West Virginia end of the
bridge crossing the Potomac, where
toll is assessed, the speedometer read
72.2 miles. Bear right with the railroad
tracks, turning left at the postoffice,
running for a few yards to the
first street, where a sign on the telej
graph pole directs "eight miles to
Charles Town." Turn right here and
j prepare for a long, hard climb
through Harper's Ferry to Bolivar
Heights. Here the motorist will
reach his first stretch of bad road,
bad in that it is a little bumpy.
At 76.7 Halltown is reached, and
bearing left the party crossed the
railroad1 tracks and again struck
macadam. The road men are engaged
in putting a new coat of macadam
on this road, and so when the
speedometer showed 77.9 it was necessary
to turn left at the big barn.
| turning richt at all turns on this
detour until 80.7 is reached, when
a turn is made left onto the pike
again. The detour is in good'condltion.
< harlen Town In Reached.
It is then but a short ride into
Charles Town. W. Va? 81.6 miles. As
it was well past noon when the
party reached this town, it was decided
to stop for dinner at the hotel.
Well satisfied with the fresh and
well-prepared food, the party returned
to the car and resumed the
trip. Washington street, on which
they entered the town, was followed
until 82.2 miles showed on the speedometer.
when a turn to the left was
made into South West street, and a
right turn at 82.3 brings the party
on the road to Berryville. Just after
passing through Rippon. 87.8 miles
j there is a fork in the road. Bear
I ripht. Turn right again at 90.2. and
i then the motorist will find himself
} again in the State of Virginia, pass|
ing through Gaylord. Va.. at 90.7.
} Tollgates, those leftovers from the
J old days when travelers paid foi
j their roads, soon begin to loom up,
i for when the mileage shows 92.9 an
j old gentleman comes out of his
'house and holds forth his hands for
j twenty-five cents, which, paid, he
rile Buyer
ireful Judgment
zr Equal Investments
I The vehicle that will best serve hi.s
needs. Ths bride and bridegroom
.who liv? next dcor to a man with
| seven children had better not buy
a .'even seater. Common sense will
I rule here. The r'ospect rhould < er|
'ainly b? carcful to try the seats,
all of them, to ree that they are
J perfectly comfortable. A !on*-!egj
feed man in a car with skimpy les
room is in fcr n.uch discomfort. If
ihe buyer is to do the driving he
should be sure that the pedals and
[other controls are placed within
reasonable regard for his physical
j limitations.
Having examined the external
j "1'inlif'cations ol' the car. ihe buyer
j should next proceed ?vith an investigation
of its mechanical efficiency.
] Ai!(: right here w*. should empha|
size the desirability of the iotendling
buyer securing the help of some
: qualified expsrt on w hose integrity
i he can rely, to help him weigh the
I mechanical merits of the vehicle
j under consideration. Of course, ii
j the prospect is qualified to decide
j for himself through rest experience
.he will neel no cuiside assistance
Local Conditions Govern.
I First as to the performance de)
Sired in the average man's motor
j car. To begin with, local condition?
j will somewhat govern this factor
. If the car is to be used in a hill>
country it must have plenty of superfluous
power. And no mattei
j where it is to be used it should
I have a modest turn of speed, good
| acceleration and flexibility. Thi?
[latter qualification means that it
must be able to throttle down to a
I slow speed while in high gear an<
| must also be able to travel fast. A
range of speed on high gear of froir
four miles an hour to sixty would
be good flexibility. These three fac
j tors and the hill climbing abilitv of
the car should be brought out in the
road demonstration, and a motorisl
of experience should be in the cai
with the intending buyer, unless h<
is a veteran, to make sure thl ve
Wh'n. 'n?e'V8 the? conditions
While on the road with a salesmar
I t is a good plan to ask him to rur
into a coal or lumber yard and hav<
the car weighed on the big scales.
Aewaaafeillfr Important.
And now we come to the vitall*
important matters that lurk undet
hood- 11 s*>ould be ascertained
enandoah /
: i #
| raises the sate and lets you pass.
Berry ville shows at 94.9 on th?
speedometer, where a turn is made
I to the right, and just on the edge
| of the town another 25 cents is
! asked by the tollgate keeper.
O are should be taken by the
; motorist when his speedometer
. moves near the 100.3 mark, for there
| is a dangerous compound turn
which ends at a bridge.
Ciypsien Storm Car.
As the far end of the bridge is
nrared, hails from a number of
voices below the bridge attract the
attention of the party, and in the
clump of bushes near a ford through
the stream is encamped a band of
gypsies. The glistening finish of
the Allen car apparently attracts
the attention of these lovers of
glittering brightness, for they* run
to the end of the bridge approach
and take the car by storm. Thay
arc there in all ages, and one re|
marks at the shrewdness and inj
quisitiveness of the little tots. Unj
der the shade of the trees one is
I satisfying her demands for food.
while the king is engaged in cleaning
the spark plugs of his machine.
I for with these gypsies as with
j others, the horse is passe, and they
now tour instead oi roam.
They come close and examine the
Allen from the wheels to the top,
| not even passing by a look under
i the hood, and nod their approval
i and praise its appearance, caress it
with a fondness showing desire to
own. But when the urbane Jack
pulled out his camera and attemptj
ed to get a picture they scattered
j like a flock of birds before the
! hunter. But a bit of coaxing, im'
pressed with shining coins, and a
j command from the king, secures
( from them a pose.
After a pleasant chat with the
king of the tribe, who displays
. much interest in the car. the trip
| is resumed, taking up the discusJ
sion of theMIfe of the gypsies, and
a discourse on the advantages ol
sanitation, a modern enjoyment of
civilization which these gypsies
seemed to have overlooked and
which they seemed to care less
Fine <.ra/.lnc Country.
The ride here is through beautiful
grazing country, for in the fields
[are seen everywhere projections of
j limestone. The roadway is excellent
I and tempts Jack to try the speed
I of his car until Winchester is
i'reached. entering on Piccadilly
'street, turning left at Main street
'{which will bring you to Stauntor
iavenue, the head of the Valley turn,
pike, opening into a wide boulevard
After a few minutes on this road
! one begins to gft the views of beau'jtiful
scenery which will be foun*
|all the way down the pike. It was
(this roadway along which Phi]
! i Sheridan made his famous ride
' I which has been immortalized ir
, I verse. Sheridan was in command
[of the troops in the valley and de11
feated Early there at the Battle ol
| Winchester. It was the second at
tack of Early at Cedar Creek in this
Examine Casings
After a Puncture,
Say Tire Experts
Trouble and annoyance is saved
( the motorist if he will examine hii
j Casing after a puncture, before in|
serting a new tube. A nail, frag.
! ment of glass, or rough and broker
j fabric surface, remaining over from
the first puncture, will often quicklv
J ruin a new tube.
j After a careful inspection of the
casing, the tube should be slighth
j inflated before being Inserted, in
order to prevent its being twisted
according to Miller tire ?.r.d tube
experts. Where the tube is inserted
flat, there is danger that due to i
twisted condition, it will tear undei
high air pressure.
Another good rule is never tc
place the tube on the ground A
porous condition is often a direci
result of the dirt and sand whicf
adheres to the tube which has beei
laid on the road beside the car
A fourth principle of tube conser
, yation is to lightly dust the inside
. of the casing with soapstone or talc
I This prevents chafing and stickins
, | of tube and casing. Excessive us.
| ?f eit.h.?r talc or soapstone cause.
tube blisters.
that all the parts, particularly tlios<
that are certain to need cleaning 01
'adjustment, are easily accessible
;|Are the oil and grease cups easilj
reached for adjustment and refill
Can the differential hous.ns
, I bc reached to fill, fresh and reft!
it at^ intervals when this is neces
sar> . Arc the brake adjustment
' easy to make?
[ Getting down to the more tech
I rical details of the mechanism, ii
l should be ascertained that the cai
I tinder consideration embodies part!
. that are big enough for the wor?
I they arc called upon to perform
This applies to gears, bearing*
shafts and similar parts. Obvious'
ly. determination of these is beyon.
the average car buyer, especially i
it is his first car. Inquire ab'ou
among owners of the car in you
' neighborhood. See If there is gen
i eral or frequent complaint of ?
i certain failure or breakage. i
there is. you may put it down tha
the vehicle has a structural weak
ness. The principal thing to re
member is that the appearance ii
not the only or the ruling desidera
i turn in a motor car.
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Clicks of the Camera While Rolling Along.
I. There nrr mile, of * cene* like IhU olon? the Hkcnandeah.
| Snapped <i( random along the road*ide?n * lew of the rich valley with
' Ihr Manna mitt on mountain In the harkRroun?l.
1L Firnt fcitfht to isrrpt the \i*ltor in the La ray Cavern*. Ihf
I henii t i f ti I entrance avenue with it* beautiful formation*. linnet! 1 he
I if en ial *upcrlntendent of the cavern*. Clarence C. Logan.
3. Jack and the Allen, captured by the Gvp*> lland near Berry!
4. Ju*t a wheelbarrow load of health at licntontille. frowning In
di*RU*t at the niyatlc black boi.
3 Unking the Allen with hl*tor>. The white po*t. located in the
village of that name, date* back to colonial da>* and hm a roadi
marker fo the eatate of lx?rd Fairfax, ?.reenwa> Court.
valley which brought Sheridan along town was a strategic point in the
i the route in hifc historical ride. historical Stonewall Jackson <
, Motorists taking this route paign. and old earthworks may still
Sundavs should be watchful of their be seen from the roadway.
gasoline and oil supplies, as it seems Turn right at the four corners in
to be difficult to replenish supplies strasburg and then left when the
along the route. speedometer re.'.ds 125.1. Passing
Scene of Farly's Defeat. | out strasburg one gets a real idea
Kernstown is reached at 10?.4, ^ the construction ??f the towering
'{Stephens City at 113.1. and at 121.3 mountain peaks on every hand. The
' the party halted to view the battle- climb is up mountain ledges flanked
i, on one side by solid sheets of smooth
grounds of ? cdar Creek, the scene ^ on th<_ rjght by deeI
i'of the second defeat of Early, when ravjnes.
Sheridan rode hurriedly to enhearten Now the ride is through the hunthis
men. Many streams are crossed ;pg grounds of the famous Massal
on this route, feeders to the Shenan- wowac Indians and brings the tourdoah.
and every one of them invites jgt to the little settlement of Toms
I a stop to view the beautiful scenery Brook at 130.0 miles. Shortly aftei
i along them. lapsing through Mauretown 131.'.
I The little town of Strasburg is miles, on the left just behind the
; reached at 124.3. It is one of the hills may be seen a smelter, for ir
i very old towns, dating back to pre- addition to being a rich producer ol
I Revolutionary days, for it was foodstuffs the inountan lands here
founded in 1761 by Joseph Strasburg, abouts also give out minerals, mostf
and named after the town in Alsace- ly copper.
Lorraine, taken by Germany and re- Woodstock is reached at 135.4, am
??gained during the world w ar. The Kdinburg 141.3 miles, where a sharj
Inexpensive Little Plunger,
Fitted W ith Spring, Keeps
' Air in Pneumatic Tiret
Motorists are often puzzled to - cap offers also additional protectioi
know what keeps the air in the tire. against air leakage for il ls ntte,
i with a rubber washer which formi
. | A sensitive little mechanism cm- an alr_tight seal over the steIn.
Jmonly called the plunger and strong i B(U ther<, is a third device whicl
J enough to hold back air pressures as | assists in keeping air in a tire. J
high as 70 to 125 pounds to the ' lock washer fits under the dust cap
square inch, functions here. This down over the valve, and seats oi
little valve, which consists of a the part of the wheel to whiclj th.
i plunger about an inch long, a bit of ; spokes are anchored. This hexagona
spring and rubber, is responsible for, nut acts as a seal to prevent dirt
the well-being of the tire. 1 water and other foreign substance
It is located inside the valve stem from creeping past to ruin the inne
? and seats against a treaded metal i tube and valve base. Contrary t'
1 core. When inflating a tire the mo- the usual supposition, it does no
i torist sometimes accidentally bends prevent the rim or tire from sllppinj
- the wire plunger, throwing the valve j on the wheel.
working parts out of line Some- These three parts are inexpensive
> times it becomes corroded: some- and if they are foupd to be won
l times dirty or misplaced. When thus out or out of order they can easil;
t handicapped it cannot perform prop- be replaced at a trifling expense
i erly its duties of keeping the air in Almost any de^er or garage roaj
j the tire. wil1 be able to furnish them. Fail
At the top of the valve stem is a ure to have them examined may cos
. small cap which assists the valve by the motorist many dollars in tir
protecting it against the dust which under-inflation in rim cutting, i
would ordinarily collect there. This bruises and in blow -outs.
Sheridan's ride through the Shenandoah Valley was follow?
route to the Luray Caverns of Virginia, in the sixteenth pathftndi
is over excellent roads, except the last fourteen miles to Luray* <
a total distance of 320 miles.
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lid Pathfind
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i turn is made to the left. Newmarket i
I i.; reached at 155.8 and when th#> ?
I speedometer shows 166.2 a turn to <
the left is made to the road leading 1
to Lurtt. For a short ride the road ,
is fine macadam but when the foot
I of the Massanutten mountain is ,
1 reached the real rocky climb is (
i It was getting well toward even,inp
wjen the party reached h? r? ,
jand the climb is made slowly up{the
mountains around winding and j
11reachercus turns. But the g?r- ,
{ereousness of the setting sun over J
jthe beautiful valley and the hazy J
'mountain tops compelled a halt. t?-r ,
su<'!i eights can not be seen every
day even by tourists, and they act j
,like a tonie to the tired minds of j
1 urban dwellers.
' When Massanutten gap is reached J
ion the roadside is the home of a:
j mountaineer and The Herald party-j
I stopped for a pleasant chat. Like'
Jail the mountain dwellers in this
| section they are a hearty l^?t and ,
give visitors n wholesome welcome, j
The little daughter of the hou?.- i
(hold came to the car and distributed ,
some of the finest peaches. It was j
a treat worth while.
The shades oi night fell fast as
the descent was made down the j
mountain slope, a road full or dan- j
jlgerous turns which must be taken
J with great caution. In several places!
| ithe road turns back parallel, horse- i
(shoe fashion. Down the slope the:
I'party found itself in Page Valley.
and it is then but a short run to j
lithe town of Lurav. As this is.
] the cameraman's boyhood hunting .
j ground he knows many of the pop- i
iulace and much about the town. He J
I suggests the Laurence Hotel, where)
his boyhood friend Johnny Mimi i* j
j host. The host gave The Herald j
party a hearty welcome, and after,
a supper the party prepared to en- j
joy the cool breezes of the resort.
\i?lt I.uray C avern*.
The trip to the caves was made j
the following morning. It is Just j
Ion the edge of the town, and when
I The Herald party arrived T C. 1
iNorthcott. director of the caverns.)
'I insisted that it should be his guests j
>|on a tour of the wonders. He gen- j
r j erously turned the party over to I
'i Clarence C. Logan. the genial super- (
1 j intendent. who has started thous-'
' and? of people through the caverns.'
Practically the whole of his life has i
1 been spent in and around the caves,
''and he knows every nook and cor-;
* I ner of the hundreds there.
J A messenger was dispatched for.
Henry Shenks. a special guide, for
! Logan wanted The Herald party to'
.{see every corner of the cave, and(
1! few know it as well as Shenks does.)
, | He is a jolly old fellow and took j
, I great pains to point out everything.M
giving the party time to examine'[every
one of the formations, playing
. j modern tunes on the age-old forma.
tions. for it takes 11*0 years for]
j nature to add one inch to a stalac-j
lltite. But Jack Baker couldn't see
>ithem all. for he got stuck in what*
Oil Necessary on
All Places Where
j Metal Parts Touch
If the grease cups of the car
i | have not be n neglected, one of
1 j the main sources of trouble has
^ | been avoided. However, many an
1 I elusive rattle or squeak may come
L j from some other cause. j
' 1 For instance, loose bolts. The
I | fender may rattle, or the lamps.
II or tne radiator, and often even
the engine may work loose and
9 give out a roaring, out-of-balanee
r sound. The cure for these is to
5 k?ep all bolts and nuts tight,
t Also, watch the brake link rods.
z Squeaks here are hard to find, but
can be detected by coasting down
, hill with some one on the running
n ! board.
y\ The hood clip may squeak or the
..'windshield rattle, but most elusive
n \ is the top. A squeak from there is
- like the croak of a frog in a swamp,
t It's there, and then it isn't. Oil the
e places where metals touch.
n The best preventive is oiling
wherever metal parts touch.
d by The Herald Pathfinder* en
ing tour of the series. The tour
ind consumed two days, covering
ers on Twor>h*-nks
called the "fat mane mis-ry."
and Jack says It is all of that.} I
Jnly the sparsely built dan- venture
io squeeze through this entrance to
?ne of the wonder chambers.
The air in the cave is wonderfully i
l^ar. the temperature is flftv-four
1? :;rees the year round, and The ! I
H? rald party felt that It would liko
l'?? stay there until summer was well j
over. 1
To describe the unequalled beau ties
0f these caverns is difficult, and
th?- writer is willing t/? let It go I
u 1 *h Shenks" remark that >??u 'Van- I
not describe the indescribable" won-J
' rs of nature.* Twenty-seven acresi
are c overed by the cave.
Home b> Another Route.
After Stopping for a brief time
the guests Ot Mr. and Mrs.'
h? nks. the party andered ba? k j
t?? the* hotel. an(j after a heartyt
iroodby from the Jolly Johnny Mim's
the trip lo W ashington *as re
It was derided by the pathfinders
? k anoth. r route. The run isstart,
d r-ast on Mam street, across
tl.- bridge, shortly after *hich a
turn to the left made to North
Broad str.-et. The- r.?ad reached Is
of r? d clay, but is pood in dry
wither. although it i? likely to be
difficult to negotiate' following a
heavy rain. The run is up the
lag- Valley. Turn left at 3.3. and
right at C.a and 8.3. Hefe the road
gives a beautiful view of th?- surrounding
country and the little village
of Kileyvillr. which is reached
at ?. Dear left at the fork in the II
There are several dangerous turns!
in this road, one when the >peedometer
r.ad* 13 mile., a horse-.
Shoe bend
The feeling of Ihr need of food:
over the party when the little1
Village of Overall wu reached and
a atop was made at the home of
Mr. and Mm. Kristoe. who call their
collage Grand View And It doesll
not belie its name, for from the.
hilltop on Which it is located onel
of the most beautiful views of the ;
l-ase River is obtained, having for^
background the Blue Kldge Sloun-1
tain peaks.
Hilltop \ lew Wonderful.
Mrs. Frlstoe welcomed the party
and generously stopp. d h.-r work
to prepare a in?a!. and during the'l
interim of waiting the guests enjoyed
themselves on the shadv.
lawn, drinking in the wonderful
sights of the country which th*-'
hilltop .makes possible.
Resuming the run. following the
dinner. Bentonville was reached
where the party was halted bv a
ong freight train stopped .c^o?:
the road, and enjoyed a chat with
two healthy youngsters who bashfully
refused their names. At Ben-!
tonville a new macadam road is
reached. The road is full of turns
which must be taken with cau-i
The day was cloudy and the light '
clouds hovered low, in manv place*
hiding the mountain tops. i? manv J
Places they w ere well down the I
tmore sci
cleaned ^
your wo
^J carbon <
between cleaning times your* mo
doesn't run as well a week after c|
It clean?aim ays, with a HART-R
motor running better with leas exp<
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I] 1326-30 NEWTOR,
Day Tour
lerald T ravelers Linger
Amid Cool Mysteries of
Noted Caverns.
shiny Allen Car Goes Over
Few Rough Places in
Sturdy Style.
mountain sides, moving slowly
through the forested slope*.
It is a ride that cannot sc jd
forgotten by those who take it, for
rich farming lands art- seen on e vL-ry
hand, located <?n which arc
beautiful homes. One of th*- most
beautiful passed was <i??oney Lodg?,
the home of H. B. Weaver, a member
of th* official reporting staff of
the House of Representatives. It i*
fronted by an artificial lake. and
the house* is reached I y a walk ov? r
a long bridge.
Kirk l.oMland? in \let%.
The road h're winds alon*; tha
foothills of the mountains, gradually
climbing up the ledge until
there is soon opened t?? th* view of
the motorist miles and acres of the
richest scenery. The lowlands of
four States stand out. compelling a
halt t? grasp ? very detail. There
ln-fore you are rieh fields containing
bumper crops, hundreds of cattle.
the plaeid river bell, and winding
like miniatures are long freight
trains chugging their way along
with food for the urban dwellers,
of which this valley feeds hundred*
of thousands. It is with regret that
the party moves on and away from
a sight which only a rieh valley
flanked by high mountains can offer.
Front 1 Voyal is r? ached when tha
speedometer shows 31. Pass straight
through. rea<-hIns Odarville at 35.S.
I?f.uhle Tollgate at 42.7. turning
hard right
Ah the speedometer reaches 44 2
a large white post standi tig direct ly
in the roadway at the four corners
plainly gives away its name. It is
White Tost. The post standing
there dates back several hundred
years. The original P'?st was a
guide marker to the estate of Lord
Fairfax. T.reenwtv Courts"
Here Jack the cameraman calls a
halt, while he calls upon Jack, the
master of the Allen, to drive the
ear alongside the post to link it
with history.
A left turn is made here for tha
run into Berryville, reaching which
a turn Is made to the left, resuming
the road to Phhrlestown. which
was passed the day before.
Home Ride In Brer*?.
Here the party settle* hark
enjoy the clear countr> air ?*f a
balmy afternoon whipped into a
hreeze by the speed * f the Alien
car The easy riding qualities of
the generous spring suspensior. and
the broad full upholstered cushions
augments the enjoyment ??t the
party, which had been over roads a
bit rough at time.-, but in all of
which th* i-turdmess of the car and
the skillful handling of the whet'
and engine by Jack made supreme
the pleasures of two davg that will
long remain in memory.
Recovering the trail of the day
before, the party reached Frederick
after nightfall. where llot-i Di*t>n
at the Wayside Inn was ready with
one of those chicken dinners for I
which he is famed among tourists
After leaving here a liurri- d run
was made to Washington, and when
the car was stopped in front of
The Herald office the speedometer
showed 14? 3. making a total mileage
for the trip of 320. The tr;p
back was shorter by 22 miles than
the route to i-uray. and is considered
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