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COMET SIX TOURING CAR, $2300 DURABLE, STURDY, EFFICIENT THE CAR OF BEAUTY AND COMFORT IMMEDIATE DELIVERY IgSfflX H CQ0>ORgni 1814-1818 E St. N. W 7201 for Deinocutrsboa !..k? Are You Keeping Up With the AUTOMOTIVE SECTION Motor Truck Has Sounded Death Knell for Present Transportation, Claim. "It bacoinea dally more apparent that the motor truck haa aouuoed iho death knoll of the atreat car." aaya Mi. Altemua. of the Alteinua, Motor Company, Clydeadale, dlatrlbuttfr In Waahlngton. "Traffic congeatlon In large rltlea inakea the atreet car Juat aa awkward and unnecaaaary aa Ita piedecraauia the horaa car and the itage coach The day of the aurface car haa yone foravar, and It will not be long it foie the large cltlea are trackleae *?d free from the unalghtly and abomi nable overhead wlrea with their ap purtenancefe. "A alnglei atreat car out of order can hold up traffic for houra. Whan a motor bua la out of order, tha pa? aenjara Ua alinply tranafarred to The Worm Straight Line One of the character istics of the Rainier is Worm Drive. Worm Drive is the last word in American Light Truck engineering. Select fifty of the most expensive heavy duty trucks of the country,? ? you will find that Worm - - Drive predominates. The Worm Drive Rainier gives a straight line drive from the motor N to the rear axle, so a maximum of the gener ated power is delivered at the wheels?the only place that it counts. , This is the drive that has recorded over 200, 000 miles with complete freedom from any re placement whatever? without a penny of ' maintenance cost! Therein lies one of the secrets of the low cost per mile and of the low cost per year of running the Rainier. And there is more than this about the Rainier you should know?get the facts today! -ton $1750 lK-tcn $1975 1-ton $1875 2-ton $2400 Chassis F. O. B., N. Y. WORM DRIVE DELIVERY TRUCKS 24-HOUR SERVICE Every Day in the Year ? Service Station?612 L Street N. W. WM P. KILLEEN? Distributor \ 924 14th St. N.W. Franklin 6188 MANAGER SERVICE GARAGE HAROLD HALL, Formerly of the A. E. F. in France. another bua, and the derelict la re by * "recking crow, or hauled to the garage. There la n.. ii- i ,h? ?*rv,c?. whoae strength ilea In Ita constancy. A fire can hold up an entire atreet car systom. but h??r,.u*"" "r* not ?ubj<Kt to th? limitation of tracks. and they .;jn readily chance their route to anothur atreet when one la cloned to them. . u Pastor Service. ,*?tor busses mean faster service While one bua la taking on passcn f.-'u* * corner, the bua following can keep on rains and pick up (he passengers at th< next corner. Thero la no waiting for one car to complete Ita loading and discharging of pas !tn,f!Ir" ,b',ore behind can no aneaa. In thin way every motor b'in bears ita full abate of the day'* work, and the spectacle Isn't seen of somo crowded to the roof, while others bo by empty. The motor bus la the poor man'* limousine It gives him all the.com orta and delights of closed-car mo toring with none of the expense. I*. is ?wlft. aure. silent, comfortable, and even luxurious. "What astonishes street car com unable to meet even their dividend requirements, is the apaliing cheapness of motor bus transporta tion. Statistics procured by the com missioner of plant und structure in New York showed that 100 busses, operating on a B-cent fare baxlc. would pay a profit of ?376 NO, after allowing for every expense. Including .10 per cent for depreciation. Make M?aey Oa 114'eal rare. "The Fifth avenue line of busses in New York charge a 10-cent fare. This company has been highly successful from Its beginning. .Subjected to ;iie fierce competition of three different four-track subway lines, and a num ber of elevated and surface routes. It not only survives, but continues to roll up dividends year after year. Peo ple prefer It to street cars, and ar<; glad to pay the higher fare. J "City transportation of the future will consist of subways, working In conjunction with motor busses. As for the street car, it la now In its decad ence. and must give way to the niivl ern motor truck, easy to operate, ef ficlent In all kinds of weather, eco nomlcal. and. most important. stan<i Ing high in the graces of the rldlu public." FOLLOW THE HORSEMAN IN CARING FOR YOUR CA. ' In the good old days of not so lonr *go. you and I remember. If you ar. old enough to be wise," ruminates a writer in the current issue of Ameri can Motorist, "the atraw-chewer ex pounders who hung around a livery "table. They said yesterday was a (turned Bight better than today, and a lot durnder than tomorrow could possibly be, as run by (he new race of upstarts. Every man of any conse quence owned a fast horse at that time, or at least one he thought was fast. And almost invariably tht owner was acquainted with all the traits of the particular animal whose board and lodgings he paid for. He knew what to expect under all condi tions. and if he discovered his horse was going lame he at once took measures to cure him. The owner "w to It personally that the horse got proper treatment and attention In both si.ckness jfnd health. The animal was always well fed. well groomed, properly housed, and correctly shod That was horse sense on the part of the horse owner. "That much we concede to the auto crats of the livery stable, whatevei else may be withheld. "Now. do you think the same rul? prevails with the general run t< motor car owners? Blamed If 1 do The average motorist is ordinaril) content If he knows how to start hii car, regulate its speed, direct its course, and stop it. When the inevita ble comes and something goes wrong It Is the repairer nhd a big bill fot him, when. If he had but imitated 'he horseman, he could probably haw ?voided both of these twin unpleasant eases." ALCOHOL FUEL The British inter-departmental com mittee on production and utillxalion of power alrohol has recommended extensive experimental work for the development of alcohol as an auto motive fuel. It Is expected that the alcohol, which will be synthetic, and obtained from the gas works and coke ovens, ran be produced for about .10 cents a gallon. In view of the fact that alcohol Is not suited to most types of corburetors of the present day and to eliminate 'he need for expensive and radical changes In the engine. It probably will be neceHsaty to use half benzole with the alcohol to make n usable fuel for the present type of motorcar ??nglnes. In any event. It la more than an Idea and British suthorlties are devoting very eonsiderable atten tion to It at this time.?Motor Life Magazine. DRAIN THE CARBURETER. pediment In time will collect In the j howl of ihe carbureter, and from time' to time the drain cock In the boltoni Should be opened to rid the Instru ment of any foreign particles whlcl may have accumulated Almost every carbureter now In use has rome klnil of a drain oock at the bottom.?Mo tor lile Mag ax In ft. Roads Rule the World As Prosperity's High Priest Kwdt rule tke world?not kiaga Mr toniim. ??( court* nor ronatablea, not akip* nor aoldiera. ? ? ? The rotd la the only royal line III a democracy, the only Irgialalure that never ckaagea, the only court that irrrr aloe pa. the only army that aevar quit*, the Irat aid to the redemption of aay aatlon, Ike esodua from atagaatlon in any aoriety, the call from aatagery la aay tribe, tke kigk priest I of prosperity, after the order of Melrhiaedec. without beginning of daya or end of life. ? ? ? Tke road la umpire la every war, and when tke new map la made, it aimply puahea oa it* great campaign of kelp, kope, brotherhood, efficiency and peace. "SEND US MORE TRUCKS," CRY FROM ALL AMERICA "A ye*r ago lh? cry from the pub lic at* wall mi dealer* wu, 'Hhlp ua more paasengt-r car*.' Thla cry la now changed to not only 'Bhip ua more pasaenger care.' but 'Rend ua mora truaka,'" aaya G. A. Kiaaell, prealdent of the lvlsael Motor Caf Company. "One of the biff reasons for the present increaaed demand of trucka la the acute shortage of freight cara on the country'a railroad ayatema. It la understood that the railways' e?ei utlvea place the Immediate need* at 100.(MM) cars and la about all that the car plants of the country can turn out thia year. "It la Interesting to note from from 1IH0 to 191M freight traffic on the rallroada Increaaed approximately 45 pel1* cent, yet during thin period the number of freight car* In aervlca In creaaed only 1.9 per cent. "Again, the railroad freight traffic reached UOO.OOO.OOO,000 ton-milea in 1WMJ. It roae to *00.000,000.000 In 191.1, while iaat year It croaaed the 400.000.000.000 mark. "Figure* ax theae, taken from in disputable facta, prove without a doubt that It will be some time, per hap* aeveral yeur*. before the rail road* have brought their equipment up to that point of efficiency that will abaorb any appreciable amount of the increaaed traffic requirement* of the country, and until that time It will be up to the motor truck to keep the good* moving, which mean* keep ing production and proaperity up to a high-water mark." ONIONS. AID VISION. Here'a a little tip. To keep your Winahield clear of mTirt on rainy days, rub a altced onion over th* glaaa, with an up and down motion. Thia will be found to be an admir able protection againsl rain obscur ing the vision, but It la not aa well adapted to falling snoar, as the snow seems to adhere to the glass If the car is running faat. Be aure to coat the entire surface of the g^ss with the Juice of the onion. Jl Thm Times Auto Emergency Sorrico U At Your Disposal If you arc in nsad of a haul home, ffaaolons, or help of any kind C?l! Main 5-2-6-0 Put thla neao ia your note book Acme Vulcanizing C 1720 24th* StrMt N. W. Pbope North H. F. De Will Announcet The Openinjr of The Acmc Vulcanizing Company At 1720 Fourteenth Street N. W. Vulcanizing and Retreading Cord Tire Work a Specialty All Work Guaranteed. Standard Tires, Tubes and Auto Accessories. A P1CAKU CARHURETOK inaUllod on your Ford will cot Kir gr??o'uif bill neary In halt?five more power, more pep aad her all around performance. A Picard will make your motor atart ip zero weather aa eaaily aa hi July. It ia fully guaranteed and your money will be refunded if you are not entirely aatiafled after uamir the Picard 15 days. It will pay you U inveatijeat*. ' OXe CrgW/ of^ ~Jfvq h; * _ % HE chicf reason why the Columbia, during the past few years, has risen to a position among the best known and best liked cars in the country is because of its thorough ability. Si' GEO. C. RICE AUTO GO. 1317-27 H Street N. VV. Phone M 754 ?> .