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THE WASHINGTON TIMES, SATURDAY: MARCH 29; 1919.
GommercialCo-operationCommandsCommendation AUTO NEWS AND COMMENT AUTOMOBILE SECTION 26 CARS OF RUBBER ARRIVE FROM EASI One of the greatest Phipment of rubber ever received in America in . single lot is proceeding across country from San Francisco to Detroit Jn a special train of twenty-six cars The weiffht of the shipment Is .240.- 000 pounds. The rubber Is consigned to the Morgan & "Wright tire plant of the t nlted States Hubber Company It arrived in San Francisco from Sin gapore on the Siberia Mam on March 1 and represents part oT the large aceummulations of crude rubber held back m the Far East by the embargo on Importations. The shipment rep resents the entire production of about 560.000 rubber trees for an entire year, and the labor of more than 1,000 men for the same period. Every -working day of the vear the tappers visit every tree, collecting the latex and making fresh cuts in the bark. From the new cuts the valu able rubber fluid begins to drip into the porcelain cups. Each tree's con tribution is less than two-tenths of an ounce of rubber a day Line 1400 FORD NEWS Immediate Delivery on New Chassis and Sedans i Famous Stars and Their Favorite Cars Number One of a Serlea. SSaaSmSn Miss June Elvidge alighting from her favorite Peerless at Loew's Columbia Theater Thursday, where she appeared in the character of "Herself " ACME WAGON 0 HAS FAST GRffll One of the pioneers of the auto business in Washington is the Acme Wagon Co.. of ;!10 Pennsylvania avenue northwest This company started in 1903. sell EASY TERMS EverV Part in StOCk ins buggies and farm wagons here The company itself has been in ex- Dohohoe Motor Co. Authorized A&eatn. 215 Penna. Ave. S. E. istence for over forty years, and was started in Emigsville. York county. Pa., by E. K. Emig. who is still the ? i active head of the company. It bad its inception in a blacksmith shop, and has grown to a factory employing now over 1C0 hands. It is the principal industry of Emigs ille. For the paat fifteen years PL L. s The Times Auto Emergency Service IS AT YOUR DISPOSAL If you are in need of a haul home, gasolene or help of any kind Call Main 5-2-6-0 (Pat thU memo In yonr note book) By L. J. FAULKNER. In these days of keeu rompi'titum it is iiulml ri'lYMi lug to find one community, at least, that puts ootnnion won I ahead of personal greed. The Washington business world has Hliuxyn in tin punl few weeks that it recognizes the value of trade ortfrinl'.u tions to a city, independent of their nature or object. The Washington Automotive Trade Association is a case in point. When this organization put over its "Buy a (Motor-Car Week," it enjoyed the unique distinction of he ing advertised by merchants engaged in business distinctly Im nm,,,, win. th pythp m rUVForonf frnm th'o aollino- nf nnlnmnhilo;. r.ii-liiritie fomt.fMfir nt( on ApHl 1 Many merchants not only inserted in their ads in The Washington Times the emblem of the association, hut wrote and added Automotive Week "copy" to their own an nouncements. This is co-operation that pays big dividends in the end. Last week a similar illustration of this same co-operation was shown this time-in support of a new traffic rule namely, the rule of giving way at street intersections to "the man at the right" An interesting letter concerning this subject appears in another column. A. new organization has been formed among the tire and accessory dealers of Washington. While from some viewpoints this seems unnecessary, as the older association includes these trades, there is no reason why it should not be a success, if harmony be the keynote of both organizations. 0 r DOESN'T V Waters has been its representative in Washington At the time he took bold of the local end there ere only about six automobiles represented in the District, and his was the first company to supply bodies for trucks This work today constitutes tRe firm'" chief business The firm Haim to have made the first delier in thi cit of a bodj for a one ton Kord truck SE THAT COULD DO THIS Since driving the historical golden spike on the Union Pacific yearn ago. when two ribbons of steel stretching from East to West were united to form America's first transcontinental raii- "but when l say that we have to equip with a complete new set o tires every twenty trips, you'll get some idea of the road conditions. Not onlv that our trucks have to be hillclimbcrs. too. In traveling a lit tle less than four miles ue climb to an altitude of 5 G00 feet, and tho turns are so sharp that a truck of over two-ton capacity simply can'lt move. 0 1 M vaif, kh i' h mutt fipinj b Hilly Wfultitu tin fititi(l nu will nPMliiii" iliillP pa rii trf10tt1 ( it' hIIiiiiuI llntvlll I'miHiull ttit It l'.lviilli atffPl nrfltw. rtlafflMH' j orn of IIH III Tlf Mi Wmion wfi for rrnnjr rt riiiiiinrltMl Willi llir ItrtffJwir fl'tibf ll'flll ii f llrb'l tr. MO", flftfl tOt tfc IhkI lhr nnl n half vent hf h b"-n irtirrwtitltiK lh Vvfent MtitifcMf int Company, in the Ulslrlrl of Co lumbln. Mnrlnnl. Virelnln. fiJ Wt-ti Vlrginm Me curnr lo Washington arrrl ynirn nxn tlf w scrn'1unl'l ftfitn iluslnM IIIkIi Hrhonl, ifhrc h" w ruptiilii of Com puny J In lli'i?. Ills filrnds nm rnnerdtiilatmsf hirr on hln new connection .1 It Klndhil'T. vlir pr-slrlrnf "f h F!rMoe .Motor f'orporittlofi. In th Ity on Friday In the lnterrat of th HrlKfoc This tar hns landed in the front rank of irrdlurn price car, and the nw models havr been improved to a marked degree Sydney .1 Wst. of th- Went Motor t'ompany. of Nw York. Kastern dis tributer of the Oneida truck, was in tii city Friday. He Is arranging to cbtain a local representative for this well-known truck Here Is chance for a live wire. Anyone interested can obtain further details by addressing the Auto Editor of The Times. CONCERNS BUY AUTOS FOR USE OF SALESMEN The lower the. grade of gas the easier it is for a Hot Spot Chalmers THE great engineers of the automobile industry are discussing nowadays theHfow grade gas situa tion more often than the number of cylinders a car should have. Not long ago one of them said that automobile engines would have to be redesigned to use the inferior gas of today. This the Chalmers engineers did when they built into the great Chalmers engine the now famous Hot Spot and RamVhorn manifold. These two devices convert low grade gas into high power. For any engineer will tell you there arc more thermal units or power in a gallon of low grade kero sene gas than there is in a high test gas. The Hot Spot puts the gas in shape for power re sults. It breaks up into tiny vapor molecules the gas so fine that it really becomes "dry". Then the Ram's-horn drives it to the cylinders by the quickest route ever devised and when the explosions come there is so little power to escape through the ex haust as to be well nigh negligible. One shor;t ride in a present day Chal mers will tell you the story far more eloquently than the English language can express It. Qaallty flrrf Combs Motor Company Display Rooms, 1214 V St. N. W. Phone North 7101-7102 Big concerns are coming rapidly to mad. the iinmilarit v and usefulness .ihe installation of automobilu -ouir, of the "overland mail" has rapidly jment for the use of their sales Torces. dwindled The picturesque horse .and reeent events have shown that to- stage, with its sweating, swearing day cars of the better grades aio gmn cycles, unver, nas an out passeu inio me j ing a strong rooinoia in mis iass limbo of things forgotten (busings. Still there are some spots in re. I mote sections of the Aest where tne I norse siage nn mtwiuKru iu num n( little of its former supremacy. The nature of the country, and its isola tion, has served to keep the demand for horse stage transportation alive. Now. however. Republic motor trucks have finally put the old stage to everlasting shame given it its last staggering blow, a final knock ! out. -For Republic. trucks are now hauling 'ions . of "chrome ore frvethe ads too roygh and rocky ror yen rrtd up I, .1 Faulkner left today for an ex ended trip through the East and West n the interest of the automotive sec tion of The Times, of which he is the pilitor. He expects to be gone about two or three weeks. He Is taking his nmiiy with him this time, and we may expect some auto news from a femi nine iewpoint as a result Central Auto Works & Garage 4 1 0-4 5 J Eye Street N. W. Phone Frankin 6805. When Your Delivery Car h "Out of Commission" AH you have to do is call us on the phone we'll call for it and repair it in the shortest possible time and the work will be done right. Business cars and trucks have the "right of way" here, because Wmc if monc with business men. We have, or an make, PARTS for ALL CARS. Repairing Ford Cars and Trucks is a specialty with us. We carry a complete stock of parts, including Fenders, Windshields and Springs. We guarantee 24-hour service on all Ford cars. Vou'H find our prices most reasonable. Make Reservations in Oar New Fireproof Garage Ready About April 1 The tax- Cars, B per cent; trucks. .'. per cent: tractors, 0 per cent: motor J per rent. Tires, tubes, parts' and accessorii-s, 5 per cent. So tax n tractor parts or accessories. old stage to stand.' hardy under " In Si&ki.xou county. Cal . seven-Jjsro-l ton Republic trucks are haulingVjffbm U.MJU IO u.iiuu pouncis or curuine uie daily over what the drivers emphati cally assert are the worst roads in the West. From the mines to the ..rltintinn nlontc rhft Jtntif-A alftph 1 ' strewn with rocks, and is moatlv under the surface. Huge boulders stick out of the roadbed six or seven Inches- and in innumerable places the trucks sink into dust up to their hubs The best spot on the entire run is considered awful, even by the optimistic Slskiyouans. Any won der, then, that the old horse stage had to give up the ghost? ( "I can't describe the countrv like r want to."' said a driver of one of the Republics who had come Into Stockton for parts the other day. (-.- .. -Z f, 1 IvIlfJKUV1 ' H lHrVLHi i 1620-26 M St. N. W. Distributers Automobiles EMERSON & 0RME Franklin 3860 Mem her aaklncton Tirade Association. u U " " nil 1PE3E BLESS i s -v r ' EIOHT 'Sporh'hf sw rifw- m -xn'' ' ' Lgss: w S4vcn Passenger Touring Modern Lightness In the early days the luxtm cars were hravy. Then weight meant roominess and satety. Now the Pccrlcs i "The Big Peerless" luxurious, imposing; but it i relatively a light car. The heat treat ing of its steel parts has increased its safety and the Light Cylinder motor permiti a shorter wheel base and therefore less weight. F-ven Peerless enclosed cars are lighter than the open models of competing makes. g3& 7 passfffli'cr Touring, $2760 4 passenger Roadster, $2760 4 passenger Coupe, $3320 7 passenger Sedan, $3530 7 passenger Sedan-Limousine, $3720 i. o, b. Cleveland, subject to change without notice ihc Irew Motor Co. 1337 14th St. N. W. Main 4173 Member of The nhlnKtn litiiintn r Trntlr "-.tt-i.t li. Op en And Ready for Business! IsSt'gKPTMK. rfcSs -, 'SK' !, i i - ? '" SL SS$i 1212 E ST, N; W. One of the largest and most completely equipped Garages in Washington. Service .... When purchasing a motor car one must consider primarily the service to be obtained. 'Our service is of the very best and we take pleasure in co-operating in every possible way with our customers. Naturally the Liberty Six owners expect perfect service from us, and this same service is extended to all our clients no mat ter whahcar they own. Ijctll S a In our-service station wo have a modern repair shop operated bv a skilled force of mechanics. We are able to make the most dffiicult re pairs on short notice. Storage .... Onr garage is 'completely equipped and of lire-proof construc tion throughout. Cars stored here receive the very best attention and the owner has the assurance that it is being cared for as he himself would wish it "Liberty Six" Ride in it, drive it. Visit the new home of the Liberty Six. Centrally located in the downtown district . OILS GAS ACCESSORIES Free Air Liberty Motor Sales Co. 1212 E St. N. W. Phone Main 560 Are You Keeping Up With The Times? I I ! ,11 jp