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NON-SKID ROADS CAMPAIGN BACKED BY ONE MILLION MOTORISTS IN U. g
SMOOTH HIGHWAY DfWETCONDmON " TERMED MENACE National Auto Body to } Aid Crusade for New Plan. ? __________ EXPERTS BAFFLED ^Engineers Fail to Solve Way For Fool Proof Roads. One million motorists throughout the nation are barking the crusade for non-skid toads. They believe it can be done, although the highway engineers have not entirely solved the problem of making a sinocth road fool-proof In wet weather. Through the National Motorists' 'Association the automobilists are anxious to And a remedy. If possible, as they consider the smooth road In Wet weather the greatest single menace to the automobile driver to day. Thus far the problem of construct ing and maintaining a smooth non Vkld road has baffled the skill of the engineer. The only non-skid road ways in the country today are those constructed of brick or blocks of frtnlte or other similar material. Ruch roadway* are non-skid, but they wear roush generally In short time, and when In that condition *re not conducive to smooth riding, t A concrete roaday can be made non-skid by scarifying: or roughen ing the surface before the top fin ishing hardens. but experience Shows that It won't stay non-skid. Brazilian Auto Market Slack Conditions In the Brazilian local market are improving, but larva salas of American cars ara not be ing made on account of the unfa vorable exchange situation. Five passenger. lbW-priced cars are sold in large quantities, according to a report from Consul General Oaulin, ifled second. The seven-passenger cars selHng from f 2,000 to $3,000 are second In demand. Trucks of one and one half tone capacity are proving the most popular, while the seven and one.half ton trucks might be class iefld second. One German truck which was very popular before the war is now be ing reintroduced. There is a com paratively small market for marine motors, of vbich those from two snd one-half to ISO horsepower ara in demand. Earth, waste, oil drippings from traffic, all fill up the crevices in short order with the result that the road is soon without the non-skid feature. Feeling that the time haa coma when the utmost In skill and science should be brought Into play In build ing American highways, the Nation al Motoriats' Association'intends to co-operate to ttye fullest with the highway education board in develop ing the necessary talent to make Uncle Sam's roads the best In tha world and to place them beyond criticism, for this, after all. Is the real purpose of the highway educa tion board. Believing that it can engage in no more constructive endeavor than to co-operate fully with the highway education board, the National Motor ists' Association, backed by its army of members scattered throughout the United States, will throw Ita strength enthuslsstlcally and con structively into the program for bet ter roads. The One Car that "stands up" under most trying: road condi Umu is the OVKRJLAND ?noted for its supreme characteristics in build ?n?. OVKHLAK!> owners everywhere ar?? loud in their praises of this won derful Car. Maximum value is represented in the OVERLAICt) at these very at tractive prices: Tourinp:. Model 4 Roadster, Model 4 S5:!3 Coupe. Model 4 .*793 Sedan JKTS Commercial Chassis W-5 Arrange for demonstrations NO'.V EFFECTIVE SEPTEMBER 18, 1922 Immediate Delivery on All M*drlN, Overland-Wheeler Company 241S Fourteenth Street N. W. Phone. Columbia 3TmI Service Station: Rear 2112 fourteenth Street V W. I'hone. North IO.HN OPK \ KVftMM.S \\l) IAIT Ml o\ M.1M1 MOTOR CAR LIFE IS PROLONGED BY CAREFUL OWNER Auto Carelessness Scored By Harper Motor Co. President. "The life of an automobile de ! pends considerably upon the care i which it receives." declares H. H. | Harper, president of the Harper Co. i Inc., local Purant dealer in four i and six cylinder models. "Most of j the motor car trouble can be traced : to putting off adjustments that can i l.e regularly attended to. Carless l ness of tho owner ha?? been the | cause In many cases, lirnce he Is to Cold Weather Specials For Motorists With the advent of cold weather the prudent motorist makes ready for the season with alcohol, hood covers, radiator covers, automobile robes. Weed chains and the many other winter motoring necessities. With complete new stocks we are in excellent position to serve your every want at prices you will find as satisfac tory, as the goods are dependable. Auto Robes Weed Chains Selected all-wool Scotch plaids. Very We have the new de luxe cord unusual values in best grade auto robes. $6.00 to $12.00 Hood and Radiator Covers type Weed Chain in all sizes. Get them now for slippery pavements. for Denatured Alcohol Dodge, Durant, Buick, Ford, Chevrolet 180 Proof?5-Gallon Lots (AH Models) Special Price per Gallon, 60c Price subject to change without notice. $3.50 to $9.00 Install a Boyce Motor Meter and prevent trouble. We sell all types. SPECIAL OFFER: If your motor car is out of order, we will exchange it for a new one and allow one half list price of your old one. -YOUR MOTOR KNOWS The value of absolutely pure gasoline and oils. Make sure of purity by using only our triple 6ltered gasoline and genuine motor oils. f Now is the time to change from summer oils to winter oils. Ask for our SPE CIAL LUBRICATION BOOKLET, which contains a fund of knowledge on lubrication. CRANK CASES DRAINED AND CLEANED WITHOUT CHARGE WASHINGTON ACCESSORIES CO. 17th and L Sts. N.W. y Main 1394 Triangle Motor Company Experts ? 1 _ ? The Triangle Motor Co.. dealer in Ford and Lincoln car*, is one of the leading; motor car establishments in Washington. The sales force of the firm is considered the most aggressive in the local motor realm. blame for the sh*>rt service of his j car. "Proper care of the car should begin with the purchase, Uight then the owner should start his mo toring career with the fixed idea that his automobile is a piece of machinery subject to wear, and re quiring just as much attention as you would bestow on a dynamo, a grandfather's clock or a radio out- i fit. "Keeping this in mind will offset the common impression that many I ; motorists possess. Not a few driv- ' j crs have sentimental thoughts con- j j cerning their cars, believing that ( j rhey will always stand up without j proper attention. Such men are; i usually disillusioned just when the j services of their car means most I to them. j "Regular attention and care pro longs the services of the car 40 a I vastly greater extent than period ical complete overhauling*. Get the habit of inspecting your car before making a trip, just the same as the far-sighted horseman will rub his hand over the animal before mounting. "A glance under the hood with the motor running, attention to any sound not in tune, a measurement of gas, water, and oil. a test of the wires and tires will be well worth I the slight delay in starting. Such ijan inspection of vital parts will off ! set unnecessary annoyances and 1 greater delay later 011 the trip, i "The motorist should study the complete instruction book as sup plied him by the manufacturer in order that he will know the proper care of all the parts of his car. As he becomes familiar with as many parts as possible, he will fully real ize that service rests primarily upon the attention the car receives. I "Neglect your car. and your car | will neglect you. Treat it properly 1 and regularly and it will treat you in like manner." Develops Test For Gum in "Gas" A problem which may arise to vex motorists is pointed out by the Bu reau of Mines in connection with a report made on the subject of gum forming substances in gasoline. While this problem is one with which motorists primarily do not have to deal, yet care is necessary on the part of the manufacturer, to the end that it does not develop after the gas has been sold to the consumers. The Bureau of Mines, in a report which has been transmitted to the N. M. A., states additional studies of the various methods of evapora tion and oxidation of crecked gas oline are to be made, and the results of the same will be made public promptly. In this connection the bureau says: "It sometimes happens that gasoline which is apparently nor mal when made will in time deposit ? small quantities of a gummy sub stance. The present investigation! wag undertaken In the hope .that It would throw some light on these gums and Indicate how their forma tion mlfrht.be. prevented. GAS CARS TO AID STEAM RAUWAY Canadian National Road Re ported Pleased With New Vehicle. Operated by the Canadian Na tional Railway as a passcnger-car r>'iiifsr unit between Montreal and the nearby town of l^a Salle, a unique railway vehicle, powered by a nix cylinder gasoline motor, is expected to further demonstrate the econom ic value of gasoline-propelled cars as allies of the steam roads. A description of this novel car has Just been received, and so popular has the new innovation become af ter railway officials In Canada have tested it out that the Canadian Na tional Railway has inaugurated this new service, which is exceeding all expectations, according to report, j The vehicle was designed and ! built at Montreal. The car is 34 j feet long and is mounted on two wheel trucks. The^ body is similar in external and internal design to a small inter urban car, with a smoking room and baguagc compartment in the front. Seating accommodation is provided for 30 passengers, and standing room for 20 more. On its first run it carried 87 people. The wheels are* of steel and. of course, run over regular trackage. Brakes, operating on all eight wheels, are controlled through what Is ordinarily the steering wheel. The regulation three forward speeds and one reverse are provided and a speed ofv 60 miles an hour can be ob tained. The estimate gasoline v?nile age is 10 to the gallon. The er.tire vehicle weighs approximately four tons. On a trial run from Montreal to Ottawa it made the same running time as the regular trian. It is said. SALESMAN DRIVES CAR 100,000 MILES E. A. Douglas, trave'lng represen tative for the International Harves ter Company, with headquarters at Chester. 111., has driven hi:* Over land four roadster 107.462 miles, ac cording to a letter Just received from him by the Willys-Overland factory. "The driving has been done over all kinds of roads, good and bad." according to Mr. Douglas, #,and the car is still in splendid condition. I get 26 mi'es to the gallon of gaso line and my maintenance cost is practically nothing." Chinese Air Mail Resumed. Week'y air mail and passenger service has been resumed between Peking and Feitaiho. the northern China foreign summer resort. Pas senger fares are $40 one way tn1 $70 return, a one-way distance of about 200 miles, .according to Com mercial Attache Juloan Arnold, in a report to the Department of Com merce. New York Show Opens January 8 'Back Home Again' Slogan Adopted for Great An nual Event. Pack home again! That ii? the slogan that has-been adopted for the fourteenth annual motor show, the renewal of which will be held in historic Madison Square Garden, of New York, from January S to 13 next. The palace exposition is scheduled for the same week, and thu* New York will attain harbor two automotive shows at one time. The exhibition in Madison Square Garden heine resumed after a lapse of ten years, and was made necessary bv the urgent demand of manufacturers of automobiles, trucks and accessories who could not display their products at the pa la ce because of lack of sna'.e. One of the novel features of the Garden show will be what is said to be th** greatest accessory store in the world. On and behind an enor mous counter, on shelves and under glass will be exhibits from all over j the country. The manufacturer* of these will simply send the products they desire to have shown and a staff of trained clerks will take f charge of the store, book order* for the various products and represent 1 the various manufacturers. CAPITAL ? AUTO REALM EXPANDS Car Finances Two Time* as Great as National Hiwk? Frank B. Aaated. prealdent of the U>l?(ton Motor Company, Coaotri vllla, Ind. In ? recent addreaa be fore banker! cauaed conalderable aurprlae when he eald: "Few peo ple realtae that the automobile In fill at ry haa arown to auch magni tude In a abort time that today the capital Inveated la It la twice the capital of all the national banka In thla country!" Mr. Anated takea aa the lateat rr total Of the capital of all tloaal hank a the ftfurec UJ ?M. The amount of capital ad In the automobile considerably la axeeae of two I dollar*. Mr. Autal predict* that duatry will build two ial million care In MM. With the exception of < (which la not a m an u far tor terprlee) the aatonoMI* I Amerloa'a free teat bula^p^H The value of the im output MD be approximately aa followa: _ _ Automobiles T1r?? . i7K,< Replacement parte. Acceeaorle^ Total. ?17?# There are today I1.4M retalH units reaponalble for the dti tlon of automotive prodacta. exceeded only by the rale products. cared for by 1I1.IN i BTOcery slorea. Hurleyized USED CARS Will |ire excellent service and nphoM-onr i i pihlii We bare the following used cars which we can recommend: 1921 F. B. Chevrolet Roadster 1921 Nash Roadster 1921 Nash Toning 1922 Nash Sport 1919 Eskz Touring 1919 Buck Toaring 1920 Buicfc Touring 1922 Ford Touring 1919 Chevrolet Touring Haynes Sport Roadster Our Reputation Is Your Protection HURLEY MOTOR CO. Open Evenings and Sundays 1522 14th SL N. W. ' Phone North 64C2 The 1923 SUPERIOR Chevrolet Utility Coupe Some Distinctive Features Streamline body design with high hood: vacuum ieed and roar gasoline tank on all models; drum type b??ad lamps with legal lenses. Curtains open with doors of open models. Closed model? have plate glass Ternsted-t regulated -win dows. straight side cord tires, sun visor, windshield wiper and dash light. The Sedanette is equipped with auto trunk on rear. Prices f. o. b. Flint, Mich. Two r??i?|[er Roaditrr 1510 Ptm Pasaenger Tourln? 655 Two rasaenrer Utility Coup*. **? Four ra*.?enRf rx Sedanette f60 Five I'asaencer Sedan t*lt Light Delivery Truck "61# oEE THE8E REMARKABLE CARS ?STIDY THE SPECIFICATIONS Nothing Compares With Chevrolet OPEN EVE.\I>GS BARRY-PATE MOTOR COMPANY 1218 Connecticut Avenue BRANCH XO. 1 JENKINS 4 DtnCOLI. >o. ] ThmnitN Clrete \% ASHINGTON OARAUE AND SALES CO. 937 H Street X. ASH-RfNKBH MOTOR CO. ? in > ijwi i BRANCH XO. 2 WISEMAN A TOVEY IRIS 14tk St. V.id the Following Ai ?OR CO. GEO. C. RICK AtTO O w. w% utr.iar h it n. w.