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Section Two
THE AlilZOXA REPUBLICAN, SUNDAY MORNING, MARCH 2, 1919
T
BATTERY SEDIMENT
I FAGTQF
While sediment forms in the bottom
of storage battery jars. It will Keldom
accumulate in such quantity as to
rtiicli the lutes. Nevertheless when
ever a cell is taken apart for any rea
son tills sei'iment should be carefully
washed out.
UTIOBL
It
- V irk h: bi-n sl:trtr ' on the l.'.ttfl -Mil
addition to the Chevrolet iiutory at
ijkl:inl. The addition which
tbiii; eroded by the I". J
n tro story offii hvii'din; and
,i luur ?.;orv tat lorv building nude tic-tn.-s.uv
lv llie t;rcHl incrci(s in I'hfA
ni production ordered to meet thu
i':in.md for the popular I'.ioific ecist
built ear.
CAPT. WADDELL RETURNS
Co plain Albert C. Waddell. who for
Walker C. I utmost iwo years has been absent, froni
th" i'hero!ct ogajiizntion in command
or n battery of 1 "Tench TVs in the
American expeditionary on es. has re
sumed libs duties at the I'acific coast
factory located at Oakland, as adver
tising manager.
epainng
That Pays
Bring us wur worn awl damaged tires fur
JvEPAIK AND 1,M:TREA1)IN(J. Wo turn
out 1h- host work in ibis state, using the
latest and must improved construction
methods and types of machinery. Our work
men know their business.
All Work Guaranteed
Sr IIIHI IP!
riUI ILL I
First and Monroe Sts.
RUBBER
COMPANY
Phone 1585
Cfa
evrolet
For Economical
Transportation
To inspect the "Four-Ninety" Roadster is
to enjoy an appreciation of how much more
your money will bring you in four cylindei
efficiency and economy.
And a demonstration of this car will satisfy
you as to its wonderful power and easy -riding
qualities. It will pay you to see this
model and to know it better.
E
PASSAGE OF
FEDERAL ID BILL
WASHINGTON". 1. lcb. IS.
'That a preponderating majority of
the six miiyon passenger car and mo
tor truck owners of the country will
support the Townsend bill In the six
ty-sixth congress is practically as-
sured, " asserts President David John
con of the American Automobile asso
ciation, which represents motorists
I frKllXTl Xllf III VI IU11U,
I "Ever since the A, A. A., in January,
1915, caJled the first federal aid In
roads convention in the capital city,
there has been a steady and logical i
progress toward comprehensive par-'
ticipation in highways betterment by
the national government," according to
Mr. Jameson, who then goes on to
say:
"The explanation' of this development
is exceedingly simple and consists
mainly in the fact that we now utilize
for passengers and freight road ve
hicles which disregard county ub
divisions and state lines. There most
be a distribution of highways author
ity among the several subdivisions. In
our own councils we have repeatedly
discussed the proposition that there
should be no smaller unit than the
county, which would mean county
roads, then state roads, and, finally,
federal roads.
"On the way to a federal system, we
are following out a partnership with
the several states by which equal
amounts of federal and state money
arc 6pent in the, creation of state sys
tems. This was preceded by a joint
arrangement between the state and its
counties, until finally the state in many
instances has taken over the main
market roads. Exactly the same thing
is certain to result from the present
fwdoral and elate co-operation, and
this is fundamentally set forth in the
bill Just introduced by Senator Charles
E. Townsend of Michigan, the probable
chairman of the senate committee onr
post offices and post roads in the next
congress. The measure introduced by
him calls for a federal highway sys
tem which will provide 'not less than
two main trunk line roads in each
state and joining the federal highway
system in the adjacent states and
countries.' The commission is to con
sist of five members, geographically
distributed, and not more than three
of the same political affiliation. The
terms of office will expire in such
manner that only one
ISr Cur Spasedl
since ail
When Ralph De Palma raced hi
Packard racing car against time on
the beach at Daytona, Florida, last
month, he broke the automobile rec
ord for soeed by makinq his motor
car attain the speed of nearly 150
miles per hour. The highest pre
vious record was made in 1914 by
Chassagne, who drove his car at the
speed of 118J miles per hour. Fol
lowing is a table of the various
American speed records made since
1910:
Highest speed at which motor car
has ever traveled, 149.72 miles per
hour, made by Packard, driven by
Ralph De Palma at Daytona, Febru
ary, 1919.
Brooklands' two-mile record, 118.9
miles per hour, made by Sunbeam,
driven b" Chassagne in 1914.
Chicago Speedway two-mile lap
record, 111.5 miles ner hour, made
by Christie, driven by Barney Old
field in exhibition, 1915
Indianapolis speedway two and
one-half mile lap record, 99.85 miles
per hour, made by Peugect, driven
by George Boillot, in qualifying
trial. 1914.
Chicago 500-mile record, 97.53
miles per hour, made by Peugeot,
driven by Dario Resta, in 1915.
Brooklands' 500-mile record, 9758
miles per hour, made by Sunbeam,
driven by Chassagne, Resta and
Guinnes, in 1913.
Indianapolis 500-mile record, 89.84
miles per hour, made by Mercedes,
driven by Ralph De Palma in 1915.
American road racing record.
301.81 miles, 87.8 miles per hour.
made by Mercer, driven by Eddie
Pullen, at Corona, in 1914.
American dirt track two-mile rec
ord, 77.7 miles per hour, made by
Simplex, driven by Louis Disbrow,
at St. Louis, in 1914.
Los Angele motordrome two-mile
record, 61.5 miles per hour, made by
Fiat, driven by Caleb Bragg in 1910.
WHAT TYPE OF TIRE
SHALL I USE QN MY
TRUCK? IS QUEST
Bert 0. Brown
CHEVROLET DISTRIBUTOR
316-318 East Washington Street
PHOENIX, ARIZONA
M CLASS OF BUYERS
11
would bo appointed at a time, after
the commission had been created. The
' appointments are to be made by the
presicv-nt and confirmed by the senate,
with the term in office seven years.
This commission would take over all
existing federal road activities, engage
a ehi f engineer and other engineers,
and the commissioners would give
their entire time to their duties.
"These provisions will give an idea
of the scope of the measure, which,
in my opinion, will not only have the
support of the motor road users, but
will obtain the endorsement of all or
ganizations which have to do with
highways progress."
The automobile industry has a new
commissioner I class of purchasers to consider a class
SINGLE
PLAT CLUTCH
MENT
ADJUST-
Friction wear in the single plat
clutch may be remedied by throwing
out the clutch, slacking the adjust
ment bolts; tap either of them clock
wise in the slot on cover, perhaps a
quarter or half an inch thus shifting
the ring which carries the levers and
rollers to new seats on thicker sections
of the thrust ring, thus compensating
for the wear.
CARBON DUST
In the generator whero carbon
brushes are used a certain amount of
fine carbon dust is inevitably deposited
in the bottom of the generator. This
should be blown out with compressed
air whenever the periodic inspection is
bfirrg made.
whose motor car experience was born
of .the war and whose mechanical
knowledge was gained under circum
stances that imprinted on their minds
the many uses the automobile can be
put to, its utility and what to look for
in the component parts of motor car
construction, says . A. Kissel, presi
dent of the Kissel Mofr Car company.
"I refer to the members of the
American Motor corps division who
have in the past year learned the A 3
Cs of motor car construction and oper
ation, from the ground up. There ar-:
several hundred thousand of these
young men who represent future pur
chasers and users of automobiles, and
who will make their purchases accord
ing to the expert advice they learned
from Uncle Sam. Transmissions, dif
ferentials, gear ratios, even' part, of the
automobile chassis are like an open
book to them.
iTartically every automobile manu
facturer who was on government work
nt one time or a:.uther had scores of
these young me.t right in their plants
learning the construction of the differ
ent automobile p-rts. As one promin
ent automobile official said to me re
cently: 'They represent the new er.
of the automobile industry Kor some
time past the manuf-rturers have felt
that if owners understood more thor
oughly the mechanism of the cars the
drove, the abuses they unconsciously
gave their ears, half the troubles of
owners would be eliminated, half of
Americas sen-ice and parts expense
would be stonoed and the nation's gas
oline and oil bill reduced.'"
o-
The development of tires for all i
classes of transportation service has j
been one of the wonderful accomplish-
ments of the decade. In both solid and i
pneumatic types, tires have been de- '
veloped, capable of delivering tens,
twenties and thirties of thousands of
miles, and even more, instead of the
one and two thousands of early days.
There are separate fields for all
kinds of tires. Some users demand a
pneumatic tire, and others a solid tlr.
I The field for pneumatics, however, is
rapidly expanding and many trucks are
now changing over to this type of tire.
"Wat type of tire shall I put on my
I truck?'' is a question often tsked these
i days, according to the local branch
manager for the Goodyear Tire and
i Rubber company. This, of course, all )
I depends upon what use you make of
your truck," he says. "As between
i solids and pneumatics, each affords
j well-defined advantages in certain
kinds of jtervice.
"Kor short hauls, through congested
j traffic, where slow speeds are obliga
j tory and pavements reasonably good,
, solid tires serve economically and well.
But in long distance transport, inter -'
urban freighting and general trucking,
where cushioning and traction are es
; sential, pneumatic tires are far more
, efficient and saving.
' "Pneumatic tires permit increased
j speed, which means that a truck in
! general trucking service may make
! more trins in a day than formerly.
When the reduction of repair expense
: is a considerable item, for the big
' pneumatic tires take up the road
j shocks and prevent them from affect
ing the mechanism of the trurk.
"Many truck owners who have
; changed over from solids to pneu
: matics have been agreeably surprised
: at the advantage, they have gained in
I increased speed, greater range of oper
! ation, larger returns from gasoline and
oil. and the reduction of depreciation.
I not to mention the satisfaction of mak
ing deliveries of merchandise in zk6
i condition. 1
! "These penumatic tires for trucks
' come in sizes S6x, 3Sx7. 40x8, 42x9 and
j 44x10, accommodating trucks up to five
it-- load capacity They are of cord
construction, made in the same man
ner as cord tires for passenger cars,
except that there are more plies of
cords, the sidewalls are sturdier and
the tread much thicker.
"The possibility of puncture In these
tires is very remote. fr the thick tread
is exceedingly tough and practically
proof against puncture. So that tht
old bugbear of punctures is well-nigh
eliminated.
'These tires are now in use In more
than 400 rities in this country as well
p on our Akron-Boston highwaj
transport line."
o
THE RUNNING GEAR
It has often been remarked that the
average car owner knows too much
about the motor and that this knowl
edge tends to make him forget and
neglect the clutch, gear set and the
rest of the power transmission system.
Certain it is that universals, brakes,
wheel bearings and many other not
easily accessible parts are generally
forgotten until something goes wrong
with them. The owner does not wait
for a bearing cap to fall off before he
fills the crank case with oil, and simi
larly he should not wait until there is
play in the universals before he gives
it a supply of grease and graphite. It
is difficult to keep the universals wefl
lubrlccated, even when the housing is
periodically filled. Similarly trtcre
"Surface" Cuts
When a casing is badly cut by glass or other sharp
objects it should be removed and a permanent repair "
made, by an expert repair man. Otherwise the tire
may blow out unexpectedly. Cuts that seem super
ficial many times actually penetrate one or more
layers of fabric, thus weakening the entire structure,
the consequence of which is an early blowout, usual
ly when you are in the biggest hurry.
Begin Now
Look at your tires, if you find a cut, no matter how
small, driTC around and let us look at it. If it should
be fixed we will tell you. This service does not obli-.
gate you in the least; wc are only too glad to be of
service. A small cut can be repaired in three hours;
a blowout in a day. It is not necessary to "tie-up"
your car over night for tire repairs.
Retreading
We use the one cure wrapped tread method in re
treading, using the best stock money can buy. We
will absolutely not retread your casing if it will not
stand it.
We have one. price, guarantee our work and will en
deavor to not "ill treat" your business.
Van's
Tire House
4 'Where Both Sides of Your. Dollar Count' '
C. A. MOREY F. C. PAINE
31 S. First Ave.
Opposite the Court House
Phone 4692
will be no bucking, due to end play in
the propeller shaft assembly or clutch
if the parts are properly lubricated
and kept so from the start. Give a
weekly oiling to the joints in the
braking system from pedal to bands;
repack the wneel bearings four or five
times a year, after flushing out the
bearings with kerosene. Finally keep
your eyes open for special lubricating
hints and try the mall ,so the trans
mission system will run Just as sweet
ly after continued use as the engine
docs.
It. makes no difference what yout
wants may be you can have them sup
plied by using and reading ThcRepub.
lican Classified pages Arizona's Lead
ing Advertising Medium.
BREAKER ADJUSTMENT
t NEWFOUNDLAND HAS
DONE HER "BIT"
fBoston
When it is found that the contact I Has any community, largo or small
breaker cannot be properly retarded I excelled Newfoundland in the c-reat-at
slow speeds without producing a I ness of its voluntary sacrifice of life
knock in the engine the only remedy during the war? In proportions popu
is to reset and move the piston furth- ' lation, perhaps no other has given so
er along on the firing stroke. A few many brave men to the cause of f-
experiments and careful noting of how j (Vim. The number is not impressive I
tne engine puns alter eacn wm demon- , in useir out it is seen to reach a con- '
strato the correct setting. ; spicuous moral height when measured i
o by he principle that proved the value !
Of the "Widow's mite." Britain'. lrt-l
Chevrolet "Four-Ninety" Roadster, $835 f. o. b. Phoenix
Chevrolet "Four-Ninety" Touring, $850 f. o. b. Phoenix
F. A, Models also ready for delivery
CHEVROLET MAN TO NEW YORK !
L. r. Alborell, traveling auditor of
the Chevrolet Motor company, has left
the factory at Oakland for New York
after a visit to Oakland and Is An
geles branches with A. I Warmine-
! ton, Parific coast auditor. While ot,
the coast, Alborell visited the San
Francisco and Los Angeles automo
bile shows and managed to get in some
time touring southern California.
PROTECT THE BATTERY
While the-storage battery is general
ly immune to freezing, because of the
acid in the electrolyte, when a bat
tery Is pearly discharged it will freeze
at about zero, so that the owenr of a
battery which ho suspects is pretty
well run down should take the pre
caution of protecting it with a blanket
or heavy robe when the theremometer
dhows signs of going down.
EE
BATTERY TONIC
There is only one real battery tonic only one kind of
stimulant that helps keep your battery in trim, that is pure
distilled water.
Bring your car in every week or so.and we will fill the battery with
pure water for you. Then you will side step a lot of battery
troubles.
Let us test your battery for you.
Willard Service Station
135 S. Sixth Avenue
Tucten, Arizona
WESTERN MACHINERY COMPANY
326-334 E. Washington
Phoenix, Arizona
"widow's mite." Britain's old-
i est coionv h-i R-iven so gcerous'v of :
; her manhood for more than three i
j years, and her gallant regiment has '
been reduced to a thin line by death !
and disablement that the question of!
. her ability to continue the filling of
I iiict idiiM hhh oeeome a matter of
grave consideration. We can not
greatly blame the Newfoundlanders if
thev do not volunteer with fhp alacritv
j and enthusiasm that distinguished the
early enlistments.
I When the war broke out, 1,000 able
' Rpaltlpn tmnAl th. l:,;-u a
. . .. ,,-...vu .i,: lust! uitiv, aim
500 volunteers began the formation of
the Newfoundland regiment The
number of the seamen has been in
creased since then, and thev hav had
their share, in- the naval actions. With
in a year the regiment was 1,100 strong.
Kitchener reviewed it with satisfaction
and sent it to the Dardanelles, where
tt captured Caribou hill, the farthest !
point of advance, and at the last i
lurraea part or tne rear guard cover
ing the retirement at Cape Helles. Go
ing to France, the Newfoundlanders
were awarded positions of honor.
meaning danger, with the most trusted I
regiments. In the attack at Beaumont i
Hamel on July 1, 1916, they ware
caught among Gorman wire entangle
ments and machine guns, and of the
SU men who wcjit into battle only 63
answered at roll call next day. New
foundland did rot flinch. By October
she had her reinforced regiment in
line on the Somme, and in October it
paid its debt to the enemy in the cap
ture of Guedecourt Exactly six months
later, holding the foremost position at
Monchy. the regiment flung itself
against a whole German division and
by its heroic sacrifice broke the count
er attack.
Such were the deeds that accounted '
for the remarkable observance of a
"Newfoundalnd week" in London. And
now the islanders who since the war
began have, sent S.Oftfl men to the front
are considering the question of adopt
ing the Canadian plan of selective con
scription for the maintenance of their
strength o nthe firing line. As the
colony has a coalition government, un
embarrassed by party spirit, the Intro
duction of the selective draft may not
be difficult. But action will be deferred
untli the return of the premier. Sir Kd
ward Mohhis, who was recently with
us in the United States, but Is now in
England. There he has told the Lon
doners that he was "watching the
Americans at the work of gearing nn
their war machine." . . . which in
many respects is going to be the most
powerful thing of its kind the world
has ever known." Wo hope his words
will come true. And our hope for
Newfoundland is that she will ba able
to maintain her enviable reputation in
the field rind be our trusty comrade
till th" end of the war.
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BO KANSAS CITY MO 1250P FEB 28, 1919
C. E. STEOMBERG
Mgrs Southern Border Motor Co., Phoenix, Ariz.
Suggestion for use Sunday paper have closed deal with Hart
Parr, Co. for entire territory investigations proved that this
firm founded the tractor industry and has been building
successful kerosene burning tractors for seventeen years, their
success and experience made it possible for them to easily win
the first official tractor test of nineteen nineteen at Columbus
Ohio Jany twenty seventh both power and economy tests went to
the new Hart Parr with ease. "We will have the most value
per dollar to sell our customers a real three plow tractor.
Shipments enroute for both Phoenix and El Paso including
complete repair stock. The new Ilart Parr created the biggest
sensation at the show which was visited by more than hundred
thousand people.
L. A. THOMPSON,
251 PM
SOUTHERN BORDER MOTOR CO.
337 W. Washington St.

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