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Section Twr, THE ARIZONA REPUBLICAN, SUNDAY MORNING, AUGUST 10, 1919 C E THE OSTRICH F I mm One of the first rubber companies to apply itself to the problem of pro ducing tires for the modern truck the most efficient carrier since the locomotive wa-s The Goodyear Tire Rubber company, Akron, O. In the volution of the pneumatic truck tire, this company with its extensive re search facilities, has played a most prominent part. Tn many respects the introduction of the motor truck has not been unlike that of the locomotive some ninety years ago. When the locomotive was i shered into a wondering and incredu lous world, its sponsors entertained fanciful visions of its future import ance as a carrier, but their "iron horse" was still little more than a giant toy. Road conditions absolutely prohibited its use. Then followed a period during which a steel track was perfected. First the rails of hardwood strips, then ribbons of iron were placed on these wooden rails, next all-iron rails, a little later a light "T" rail and now the heavy rail of today. The adaptation of the motor truck to present day traffic uses has been accomplised by conquering just as try ing conditions as those confronting the locomotive of nearly a century ago. Gas makes the giant go, but without a suitable track of tires of rubber; the sap of a tree its commercial ad vantages would be limited. The first trucks were fitted with solid tires, for at that time no other1 fires were available. But the Good year company began immediately to develop a tire that would permit the motor truck to branch out into a broader feild of service. The advan tages of pneumatic equipment were apparent and now thousands of truck owners are adopting them for use in I every conceivable kind of service. Pneumatic, tires on. trucks save the load, the truck and the road, permit better time and therefore increase the amount of load that can be hauled in a given time. They have been a great aid in the development of uni versal use of the truck. The country has been having an agi tation in regard to the effect of heavy trucks on interurban pavements. Pneumatic tires on trucks work no harm to the roads. For they are built o distribute the load properly on the road surface. It is not primarily the weight of a truck that harms the road, hut the bumping and pounding of the truck. With pneumatics this is elim inated for the tire tread accomodates itself to the road surface and has no more harmful effect than an automo bile tire has. The motor truck has come to stay. It must be recognized as an ommon car rier. There is a distinctive field 'for both solid and pneumalic tires on trucks, according to the service they are expected to perform. In some Jinds of service the solid is now and orobably wil remain the best equip ment. In others there is 'no question about the advantages of pneumatics. The pneumatic is being adapted to many uses that formerly were thought 4 The Way toGet Delivery Of a Hudson Super-Six The Automobile Which Men Said Would Have No Rival, Still Outsells All Other Fine Cars to beyond it.' Truck manufacturers re port an increasing demand for trucks on these tires, all of which indicates that they are gradually being put to new uses, many of w hieh were prac tically unheard of but a few years ago. There is no question that pneu matics will work as wonderful a trans formation of the uses of motor trucks as the perfection of a suitable track permitted the locomotive to become a part of . the appliances of modern civilization. - .-. o ' - - HINT TO TOWN PAINTERS (London Opinion) America goes "dry" on July 1. After that, persons who desire to paint the town red will be obliged to use water colors. We Handle Them All United States Goodrich Savage Firestone Goodyear Fisk Republic Diamond J. & D. W hive just received a large shipment of slightly blemished, high grado standard make tires, which we will sell, at very reasonable prices, i Com tin and look these ever. Here are some of the prices: Size. 30x3 ! .. 32x34 31x4 32x4 ) t . 33x4 WV. X34x4 We ahipfaC. O. D. within KMdays. Plain. Skid. Grey. Red. ..$10.00 $11.50 $2.40 $2.70 . . 13.50 15.50 2.85 3.25 .. 15.50 17.00 3.00 3.40 19.00 21.50 .4.00 4750 . . 21.00 23.00 4.00 , 4.75 . . 22.00 24.00 . 4.00 ' 4.75 ..23.00 24.50 4.25 4.85 anywhere. Money refunded on all gooda returned Business? Hours: 7:00 A. M. to 7:00 P, M. Saturday till 8:30 P. eunaay c.-m a. mi. uu noon ARIZONA TIRE CO. Phone 3080 201 N. Central -N. E. Cor. Central and Monroe Phoenix, Arizona JACK MYERS Manager S. B. McCREA. Ant. Manager Leaden Pellet Little-Effects U.S. Nobby Cord Firing a bullet into a tire to test its vulnerability is a practice not often resorted to, because tires are expensive, yet the United States Tire company has in its records proof that a bullet fired into one of its big Nobby Cord Pneumatic truck tires at Camp McClellan, Anniston, Fla., failed to puncture the tire. One of the claims made by the United States Tire company for its , big pneumatics is 'that they are suited for any kind of work over any kind of ground because of their ability to resist punctures. At Camp McClellan one night the provost guard attempted to arrest a man for some offense. The man ran and jumped on a motor truck. To frighten the fugitive,the guard fired his pistol. The lead bullet entered a Nobby Cord Tire and embedded itself in the thread but did not pierce the fabric The bul let remained in the tire for several months before it removed, badly flattened. o . TECHNICAL EXPERT SAYS TI IS LIKE If OF A First, announcements of the new Hudson Super Six promised prompt deliveries. We had arranged a larger production but had underestimated the force of Hudson prestige. In the interim between writing the announce ments and their publication, some four or five weeks, dealers booked orders faster than we could produce cars. Repetition of Each Previous Year The Super-Six, from the first, has outsold all other fine cars. The present situation is but a repetition of -what has happened each of the past four years. Up to the time the present model was offered, 60,000 Super-Sixes were in service. Wa are build ing 20,000 this year one-third as many as had been delivered in the previous years. Why This Demand . For Hudsons ""' The 'answer is found in any locality in any group of motorists. The reliability and endurance Hudsons have proved in every test and to every owner it a mat ter of official record and common talk. Read the records for speed, acceleration and hill climbing for the past four years. You will find the part the Super-Six played excells that of any ether stock car or special car or stock materials and design. Or observe Hudson performance on any city street or country highway. Super-Sixes are every where. They belong to people who demand the most of their cars. They are the favorite of the hard, fast drivers and of those who demand com fort and reliability. There are more Hudson closed and chauffeur driven cars than of any other fine grade. They are the choice of those who want elegance and distinction. The service of those 60,000 earlier Super-Sixes accounts for today's demand. How to Get a Hudson Super-Six Place your order now. Don't delay even if yeii cant get immediate delivery of the model you want. There is a great demand for all good cars. There never was such a shortage. Eagerness for prompty delivery has caused many to accept makes that were not even second choice to Hud son. Avoid the possibility of disappointment by ordering your Hudson now. Accept the earliest delivery you can obtain. Remember that the car you buy must serve you a long time and that a slight inconvenience in delivery now will be offset by the satisfaction your Hudson will give. GAL MESSNER 307 North Central Avenue III That there is a close analogy be tween an automobile tire and the hu man body is the statement of one of the technical experts on the staff of the United States Tire company. The carcass of a tire may be compared to the bones: the thread and side walls to the skin, while inflation pressure is to a tire what food is to the body. When you cut yourself you are care ful to wash out the injury and to pro tect it from infection until it healB: A cut in a tire should be Just as carefully looked after because neglect will be followed by "infection" in the form of sand blisters leading to sep aration and finally "death" in the form of a blowout.- - - ' Breaks in the carcass of a tire re quire the same attention as a broken bone. The breaks must be repaired and "splints," in the form of a sec tional vulcanized inset, applied in order to reinforce the broken part. If you did not continually furnish your body with food to replace that used up by the digestive processes you would soon die. A tire requires a cer tain inflation pressure to enable it to carry its load. "Digestion," in the form of a leaky valve, diffusion through the inner tube, etc., slowly uses up this pressure and if it is not continually replaced the tire soon breaks along the flexing lines and "dies" through a blowout. SHIPS AND MORE SHIPS The Emergency Fleet Corporation is turning out ships in fine style. Up to the middle of July It had delivered 1096 vessels totaling 6,068,739 dead weight tons. It had launched at the same time 1524 vessels with a dead weight tonnage of 8,030,288 and had laid the keels of 2081 vessels with a deadweight tonnage of 1.1,431.111. The deliveries for the first six and a half months almost equal the total for 1918. Between the launching of a ship and its delivery there is a period of nearly two months. Shipbuilding on the Great Lakes Is many men being employed as during the war. What the production ofthe Ameri can's shipyards means may be appre ciated when it is said that the 2081 vessels whose keels have been laid represent nearly 60 per cent of the total tonnage of the merchant marine of Great Britain before the war. - -r- o AS AN INVESTMENT particularly active, three times as eteak. (Kansas City Star) An automobile is faster than a cow, but when you take it down you get only a few dollars' worth of junk, whereas when you take down a cow you get about 10,000 worth of beef- QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS Q. The upright that holds my wind shield in place has broken just where one of the curtain fasteners . is at tached. - There doesn't seem to be enough metal to give a chance for a Welding job and 1 don't know how to fix it otherwise. Can you suggest anything? A. A good welding concern can fix the support for you, filling the fastener hole and adding enough metal to ob viate another breakage.. Q. In case of a fire under the hood, ought the gas to be turned off and the hood then be -removed? How else can the fire be checked? A. The gasoline should be turned oft and then the fire extinguisher should be turned in the blaze. Try to keep the engine turning over by meaps of the starter. This will tend to draw the flames into the manifoldand cylinders. A Big Transfer Job does not stagger ug. We'll' take on almost -any kind of a con tract for light or heavy haul ing or moving. Big, bulky, weighty, cases and crates hand , led as easily by us an light card-4 board boxes or bundles of paper. Get us on the phone of ask our representative to call with fig ures on your job. Chambers Transfer Co. 18 South Central Phone 1228 Q. Would you advise me to use a heavier oil in summer than in-winter? I haven't made made any change and the engine sems to me to be a little under lubricated. A. Yes. The heat tends to thin the heavier oil and makes it just the right consistency. Before you put in the new oil flush the crankcase out with kerosene. '-, ; ' Q. I have been having trouble in starting my car, wheih is only a few weeks old and still tight. The starter works- O; K., but the motor -doesn't fire. The mixture is good, I know. ' I put the starter on for about twenty seconds, get a good mixture and yet the engine won't fire. But if I get out and crank her by hand I get a start first crack out of the box. A. Your trouble is due to faulty igni tion caused by too great a drain on the battery when you are using the starter. In cranking by hand you get enough voltage. You can start by the starter if the battery is low by quick ly releasing the starting button or pedal, so that for an instant the engine is turning over and the starter is not in use. To test this the next time you have trouble substitute for your own a battery that you are certain is up to charge. o POISON TAKEN FROM VACCINES (London Mail, Continental Edition) ' A new method of preparing vaccines is described in the Lancet by Capt. David Thomson and Capt. David Lees, which, the writers think, may result in the complete mastery of infectious diseases. The discovery that hag been made' is that a vaccine can be detoxicated "With the discovery of the 'detoxica- tion' (removal of the poison)," says Doctor Thomsow "I have been abjf, to inject without toxic symptoms doses greater than was ever dared before, with the result that a much greater amount of immunity is developed." Doctor Thpmson believes that a few doses of a compound detoxicafed vac cine given in October- and again in January will- Hfford considerable pro tection from influenza. ' .' ifT . - i.' - - m - : . v., if 7 t 1 " "fL if y - - - J)'.Jw, ",. .&?g. (Model 12) GRANT TRUCK Whether it be a touring car, a roadster or a truck you are going to find some mighty interesting features embodied in the .' , - GRANT CARS AND TRUCKS The factory is gradually getting caught' up with the tremendous eastern and middle west demands on their output. We now have a few touring cars and trucks on hand and we want you to look at them and compare them with other lines of cars and trucks. THE QUALITY AND PRICE WILL INTEREST YOU Before you purchase a truck, compare the Grant with the previous truck of your choice, -and then make your final decision it will be a Grant. " ; Price $1325.00 F. O. Bhoenix : s , MAXCY MOTOR CO. Phone 1895 340 East Washington Street Phoenix, Ariz.