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drivers counted oa akag their beat line in the' ight. Ths it was thdt the road# were free frem teavel that LANCEVITAL IN flhIII&E 0I tos at express seed will& !VIEI. -db~r6ifer I0fbighl po o Ncauin runaway and sashups. evening hours ad obrtae a God Lights Also Pay Dlvidends o ne w Often in Country Motoring day. Wherever you go, highway b Afterway mai road or back rpad you AfterDark.encounter car after cir, some driveun Night driving, not the kind that by careful, courteous drivers, me a clsed boutdriven by reckless gaeoline jchur,. involves tooling a closed car about e drven by yap drivrs and seine the city boulevards and doWn the by mqu practically asleep at the Gireat Wbite Woy. but the WtA4 that wheh means tripping through the coutry 'The motorist who %ould act out over dirt reads or macadam. familiar nowada* P to make his fastest time 'r unfamilia to the driver is a sub- at night robably wouid And his way jet worth studying writes Frank through the pearly gates before dawn. Farrington In "Motor Life." Statl laws prescribe ceertain types In the earlier disys of motoring, not of headlights in certain State. but so log ago, when th various mama- in every State there are plenty of factutrg were Atrlving to lower the drivers wh are -willing to take a chicago to New' York record, the chdrnce with the law or with their 66"Ike Gen of the ighw t" T HE NEVIER-FAILING ME CHANICAL RELIAIliTxY AND THE INDIVIDUAL ______ITY OF LINE AND FINISH OF T.HE COLUMBIA SIX CO0M P EL TH E SINCERE' AND LASTING ADMIR ATION OF EVERYONE. GEOS. C. RICE, AUTO CO. 1317-27 H St. N. W. Phone M. 754 Eqi tYoui ith Gooi Goodyea, and31x with cha d Wbuild hig carcass Last yea were fac of hadlg eanr Tine T he If f h yigh ay HE N VER-AIL N ME-f CHANCALRELIB fLT ee FCAi WOsh OF . EVERYONE 3~~ody S~G oodyea215 - and31x4 GODIch riving m gin t. Ther may bae ..broke. -0 m W.. or me longe.,,ai y o risg s a glafing aloag the robi witmout regdrd for the ia veulee of otbers -or for their eia safety. The light ing Iaw y be ob served withis U.0 metropol tan dis trtcts. but Ahlis of the frek ighto you meet in the country where a car smay come toward yotu-with only one light bhok-pg Al4 t 0at o0 Its t t-. ltand side. leaving you to guss whether .it. is a. spotrayglo directly behind -the light, or ap automobile reaching over to your side of the road. Of course. careful motorists see that their cars are properly equipped a tu lights and leases, and .sych drivers are not guing to have accidstat be. cause of their own negljgence, but we are all at the. mercy pf the reckless drivers. Every motorist kno'ws that there are many times when the only thing he can do is to get as far as possible to his own side of the road and trust in Providence. He is faced with a glare that blinds him'until he cannot see aiything of the road, which at that point may maintaih its common width, or may be narrowed by a culvert hidden with grass. A good many. drivers have 'met their waterloo In a stone or concrete block at the edge of a cuiviert, practically out of night in the grass, and such ac eidents have not all occurred at nignt. One type of night driver, a menace to the safety of the road. has all but disappeared with the' gr0,vgjeqice of prohibition. Populatitn cente a hav Ing the one wet spot in, tjhe'bid tofp' a dry territory have reveled in autonui bile accidents in the past, only to ini that the number of such difficuldies has been made relatively negligible with the passing of boose. Whatever may be the case with.the exceptilonal mac, it Is a fact that when. ii has been drinking, whether one drink or more, the average driver's judgmit is not up to normal. iI dexterity with the wheel may not be I.'dsenerl; it may even be increased: bit his judgment Is lacking, and being excep tionally clever with the steering wl.cel will not make up for being too frue with the gas. A group of young men. hibuiustay inciined. were being driven rapilly along a country road at nlight with a somewhat reckless driver at the wheel, and the three in the tonneau were issuing frequent rautionza anid warning.; not to run off front the roa-', v hen zuddenly the car entered a co% ered bridge. "There'" yelled the most nervous of the three. "I knew you'd drive into somebody's barn"' While thert was no accident in that instance. it may to accepted as axiomatie that you cannot mix gasoline and booze in any proportions and gct safety as a result. The best driver will at' times. if he will admit the truth, find hinUcIf confused on the road at night. This not likely to make trouble if he ip driving a route with which he is familiar, because he knows that the optical illusion that confronts him Is an illusion, but on a strange road nothing but reduction in speed to a W Small lyear r Tires in the 30x30 4nch sizes are man racteristic Goodyes rh relative value ir ud tread. more cars taking ti to make these tire to users of such cai the world's lar o dto these siz n a Ford, Chevrol or other car requi sizes, go now to th *r Service Station D) r Tires and Goodye [ubes. adyar Heavy Tourist Tubes east noWa ae asked to pay for tubes ofs hasest og when such sure prowedam Is q Country asiaimum, IS not too late. wil save bles.. .t may be an unexpected strip o white feae where it is not expected. or-a building that reflects the light scroess thp road. It may be a fork in the road or a window spmewhere *head that throwa back a reflection of the headlights. The exact condi tions that produce confusion cannot be exactly described, but experienced night drivers know that there do arise instants when the road is blind, when one cannot see just what to de b cause of a confusion of vision due to lights and shadows ahead. joubtleas many of the more serious night aet1 dents are due to Just this cause, and to the failure or Inability to slow down in time to be safe. Driving a strange road at night Is very different from driving a well known road which you can follow be cause you know every turn. On a strange road at night the sudden and %pngxpected turns are hazards. and a snan is an unsafe driver who will drive fast when he cannot actually see the road a reasonable distance ahead. If the unexpected occurs fre quently on a strange road in the day time, its frequency is doubled and tripled at night. A comparatively slow-moving truck. not long ago, ran into a full-grown deer that leaped over a fence by a 'atskill Mountain $t&te road and landed directly in ijont-of tIhe headlights and upset the out'fit disaaorousIy. That nay he th( 'unexoseted raised to the nth powe, but the 'pouit i. that it did happen and that inany others things just as un expeeted have happened and will con tinue to happen. It in the unexpected that strews the highways with motor accidents. If you know when the lights of your car will flaish out. you will be pre pared for the event. but what if the; go out unftxpevtedly whilt you ast driving thirty miles an hour on a had the experience of losing your lights like that? It would b- con trary to my advice for you even to experiment intentionally with flash ing them off just to see whot the re sult may h. Still, lights do go out like that sometimee. all of us know. One reasin for se-idents. of course. is the fact-that there ar titany driv ers whlio think it indicates inex prl enee or amateuribhnegs to slow donw,. to allow A wide margin for safety,. t avoid taking chancer. Every driver pasnrs through a period of feeling it is incumbent upon him to see ho. elose he can come to the other fellow, how near to the edge he can ruin. how fat he can drive past the ear he meets in the dark. Th- driaers who are fortunate enough to pus through that period unharmed coiiV out of it with mnore judgment and good sene and join the safe-and-sar e class. The others --well, we nedn t worry about the others, but we may thank our lucky stars not to be atnong them. Night driving is a sport for kings -as kings used to be and it 'ias atu exhilaration that in not prese-nt in daylight driving. but the motoris' w-.ho drives at night needs to keep it, ICar Fires ,30x3% ifactured r care to Lto every tese sizes, h Good d1er kind. ~s widely. es, we are gest tire ~s. et, Dort, ring one e nearest ealer for ar Heavy. ore than the pi~ i-why elsk eoedy Fascinati salad that safety is very desirable. almost an essential to long Ufe and prosperity. and that safety does mee go with sped, taking chances, or the old one.-rwa-around-the-girl habit that Dobbin would understand. Be sure your lights are right. Have spotlight and trouble laoup at hand. Keep. both .hands on the steering wheel end both'eyes on the road, and you will And the greatest of pleasure in a wonderful sport. MOTOR TRUCK GAINS AS SHIPPNG ASSET Effect of Good Roads Week Seen In Greater Interest From Coast to Coast. The motor truck. like the railroad,1 has become an economich necessity.I Its possibilities and utility purposes were not recognized until the world %ar broke out. It was then that the allied governments recognized the pq siblilly of motor titucks,. wleh opened a new chapter to transporta- I tion. The battle of the Marne was turned in favor of the French, en tirely due to the motor truck. Eng land, in the grip of a railroad strike. turned to the motor truck an her sal vation, to pring the necessities of life. perishables, and milk into the city from the country. And today. am you reaard the railroads as the long arm of commerce, you must recognize the motor truck as the fingers which reach in- here. there and everywhere to pick up the load and plac' it at its destination. fRailroada are. then. the transcontinental and long arm of coninere: the mutor truck, because of its adaptability, flexiblily, and en durance, the artery of transportation on short hauls. T hIe national ship-by-truck-good roads week, which was held from May 17 to 22. did more to awaken in the mind of inan what a dominatina factor the motor truck Is than any other movement ever undertaken. It created thought from coast to coast and .lmilulated intereot that had long Iai dormant. The reaction of this mnvement has already s(t in, and its effect is being f(it fron coast t. on-t: ftarmers' ro-operatie associa tionti are being formed; motor truck terninals being built to handle freight by truck; new transportation lince being opened; every help is beinq given good roads association in their ieffort for a constructive program. and Ihafibers or conmerce and boards o! trade calling upon the ship-by-truck I bureaIs and offering their nior:ul and phlysical supporz in the program. s. W. Longworth, for.nerly manager of the laltiniore shipb-truck hiu reau, has taken up lily; duties at the Washington branch in the interest of this movement. He is vt ry enthusi , tic at the outlook from this terri tory, and is planning a number of rural dumonstrations throughout Vir kinia and routhern 'Maryland within the next meveral months. OVERHEATING OFTREN DUE TO IMPROPER DRIVING Ion't alwayb hlame the cooling s.tem when the engine overheatr. The mixture supplied by the car buretor may be enusing the trouble, perhaps being too rich. Possibly the spark is not advanced far enough: maybe the oiling system is clogged or for some other reason is not properly lubricating the mechanism of the power plant. It might even be poF sible that the fan belt is slipping.. thus preventing the fan from doing its full duty. Then there are the brakes. They may be dragging be cause the hands are too tight, a con dition which can only be discovered by jacking up the rear wheels and noting whether or not they turn freely. Overheating is often chargeable to improper driving-using the low gear too long when the car should be run ning in high. FARM TOURING ALLIANCE. An International Touring Alianc6 has been formed by the American utomotive Association and. Motor Union of. England. the Touring Club of France, the. Touring Club of Bel gium. Le Union Velocopedeque de France, the Cyclists' Touring Club, and the Touring Club of Italy. Motor rganizations of Denmark, Holland. wieden and Switzerland are makiLng pplication for membership. CYLIND)ER GRINDING Oversize Pistons and Rings Fitted Wrist Pins Is your motor losing power? Is it using too much gas? . Does it smoke exces sively? If so, consult PRECISION MACHINE CO. (Incorporated) Shop-S. Washington, V. (AddISonI pta. on W. Va. Rv.) Business Offie, Riggs Bldg. MaIn 3047 ng But F WATCHMEN NEEDED FOR PARKED AUTOS Boys Paid to Protect Cars Trick Owners While They Are At Ball Game. If you go to the ball game jn your car. you have, no doubt, experienced considerable trouble in seeuring park ing space within a reasonable distance of the park. If you have parked your car anywhere near the ball park, you have doubtlessly been annoyed by a crowd of bo)s who cli~nb on the running boards and solicit jobs as automobile watchmen. If a boy could be secured for a reasonable tip to watch your car, yu' would not object to paying for th service, but experiences of motorist parking their care in the section nea. the ball park have proved that car* are not protected. and in many cases are tampered with by the boys wht ftequent tie parking apaces and art n oy notoriart 4. Itesidents of the vireets on which cars are parked have reported sevrial cases in which boyw have started motors, which they left running, and in a number of cas where motorista have refuaed to tip boys posting as car guards their earS have been scratched and tampered with during the owner's absence at the game. Car owners who repeatedly refuset to hire boys to watch their cars are spotted. and at the first opportunity their care are ta.npered witli and in many cases damaged. Varm are not guarded by the boys placed in charge., who leave the ear immediastely after the owner goes into the park and pa) littie or no attention to the car until jurt before the owner ma: he ex. peeted to return from the game. The pollee detailed in the neighbor hood of the ball park cannot confine themAIves to the guarding of part. ing spae-s in such a way as to affor' proper protertion to the hundreds oef eare parked by owners tittending the gamen. Responrible Uten who v.ould offfr their services as car watchmen for a reasonable fee would no doubt be patronized by a sufficient nlmiber of motorists to make the job a pay ing one. The opportunity to secire ar - protection from respoinsible watchmen would be welcomed by Washingtonians who motor to the ame. Hot I Impr CF 11OT SPO e horn~wh - Chalmer of engineering I fluence the actic ance of this car: than one. - 1. Theyprovic and smoother T ting out the pov stored away in i i . They cut d( thus adding in .gree to the col - passengers. ... 3Theyelimir of burned betirr - inders and fagli and thus reduce an unprecedente - 4. They deve H. B. LE4 1321-13: [azardous L KE" 1 ;1 i'lillediaty resister& avw never to ixrU M i s b0K (Uout "gain. even Ine the witY.NualegS UU ~ ~ ~ ~ o ATOSS31lIt&%,? mome sort of a to1w -rope i lured uaway unmder the backd' t TEAiL F% AT TS A dark and stormy night. Near ANTI-THEFT midnight and raining. A short car- of the iradlig or cult, no lights, ng hora and a dead gmiiiAtlOn of the motor car Industry niotor. A mile away from hoie and have prepared a usilforn anti-Uteft no relief in sight. Friend Wife wor, motor r-% to protect ile 1.5ftooo ried and also Friend Husband. Hud- automobile owner* in this country. denly a familiar car appears and The maximui Imprisonment for aut-. stopm. and ain' it a grand and glori-obile theft In recommedd to be o ous feeling! There's no chance to go fixed 't le years, with a maximin home under your own power, but pet Rile Of *s.000. haps yo.u call get a tow. But Friend I-riend hasn't any tow rope; neither USE 300 GALLONS A YEAR have you, and again gloom. l'M4-resg r automobiles. it is estims Huddenly you remember your tire .. " am average of JW ^I cl aias and the towing problem 'ia s"Im Of KA-litie each year, and Motor olved. ou get ome aafelYn but You real rgsallon. b n out aga.neven for yh c ucked wooy usadp theuackrest Rea meit ndrealsentaes ofre ooladsgo factgaors*on byOloo01f the mors rar ndsy ,V moo Caw, TO rOE the4.0 B"Zx191 Torin; eualto ob theftK 199181 Roadmerndtob shows ~ ~ ~ ~ te no wawhtvrruony Tourn yars, wt an '., ximum , A ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ . .agan .od exeln oniin o JPA'a enge Iuo obM Sptr Torig e-ptimat- prcs A-Itoniton:eqippd ithwied S UTZ on$It an a er s.ead.0 h wh~latan etra;als Turig to es f d Taoring eChar, . and poo Calved Yo et oe arelydBda bu g yo u-pas 15modealos. eypoejl bargain. splndi eqim n a T H nae liELIBLEhas D4)GF been-1-1 stadatrsd r SR-RA year T S9 among ased ne buyers. - real merit and e al exnemy are reeegapd fastors by all who eleet their aes f an bs 800 CARS TO CHOOSE FROM TIME PAYMENTS ESSEX 1919 Touring; equal to new; BUICKS 1&I0-IS-7 Roadsters and shows no wear whatever; run only Touring CarS. 4- and . oeyL c90 miles: equipped with estra. imodels; large variety; fully equip A bargain. . ped; e cellent condition; low PADI6 1910 I -port Touring. 4-pss.; prcee. A-l condition; equipped with ware *TUTE I9iS-iS-I7 Roadsters. fipeed wheels and extras; also Touring stern and Touring Cars, 2-. 4. and Cars. Roadsters and Sedans; bag 1-pas1. olng.er-powerCul bargains. s epme. DOD(iVA ISIS-IS-I7 Roadsters and IE-AOW68Tour ng Touring Carn; A- condition; patal b new; ea; large variety; mechanicr ly lcally excelentS sp in g eqip e a.n fully equipped. l pra ca MITCNELL 1I Touring. -pass.: b I shows no wear whatever; mechan-OVLAD 10-SITorn al5y exc-llent; tip-top equip-S., oadE aA CADILAC I~l-lSi7 ourigs.an6-s. models asr owersful;. Roentsadte. CLOtSED n dnsN d n l urin. 7 als prateally band n ew; mnoea ment; Encludntging extra; cn b ver god illa-ibr:fuly RANE ISIS-1- TourIng * equppd: ipto codiio; sow ats. Roadsters, i-o Sen.and.o noA r A 19n-a-p Torng, anl y . qu dele ; slow c s $59 RoUAdBL.orsEr AUTOMan; OLE-8 COMn.7paNY; al (AL HA TE AM IPUS carin9-21 NOndTHon equROADew STP LDLHowAn weA.a ANDsAD Wa 19Te urng C -cyS.; SUNDA fiuends. FreDflt .at. wan d. RamOsD or SUDY SndfrFeeBC >ve Everything in a IA LM ERS ~ven Its Beauty Trand Ram's- sponse in the engine and thus ichbavelifted add a new delight in driving. s toa osition : 5 Bylesseningvibrationthe Baeshp, in' fendersmiinrigidity,lamnps n and appear' remain in focus, the bonnet is n nteore ways . securely anchored, thetirerack isfirmand thus the appearance Iemore power and beauty of the car is en ower by get- hanced. er that nature Hot Spot vaporizes the raw, asoline. inferior "gas" into a "cloud" nvirto, that is easily "d~gestible" in the a notable de, cylinders. Ram's-horn rushes nfort of the it at a velocity of ico miles an hour through"easy air bends" to the cylinders. ate the causes They affect favorably every gs,Acoted cyl' thing in the car and form the y lybrication, basic reasons for the ever its upkeep to growing belief that Chalmers d minimum, is one of the few great cars of op a ready re- the world. LRY, Jr., Distributor F.3 Fourteenth St. N. W. vie Statin and Pati [epartment Rcae 628 0 St. N. W.