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TD SPECIE IN HMDS D. G. Luckett Heads Concern Which Opens Monday in Northeast Sectfbn. The Luckett Motor Company, an associate dealer for Willys-Knight and Overland cars, recently ap pointed by R. McReynolds A Sons, Washington distributors, will open for business at 410 Eighth street Southeast Monday morning. D. O. Luckett, head of the new company, has selected William Mey ?r<, an experienced automobile man, to head his sales force. The Luckett Company will handle both Knights and Overlands, but will specialize in the sale of Overlands. Mr. Luckett states that he be lieves that there is a demand for Overland cars in his section of the city, and bases this belief on the demand which R. McReynolds & Sons have felt since they took over the distribution of this line of cars. The Luckett Company is one of four associate dealers in Washing ton and nearby territory, the other three being John B. Saunders, 3214 Prospect avenue; A. P. Payne. Clar endon, Va., and Overland-Wheeler Company, 2416 Fourteenth street northwest. Mr. Luckett is well known in East Washington, having resided there all his life and having been In business in that section of the city for several years. MAXWELL FAR AHEAD OF GAR REGOROOF'21 Work Force Increased Through Favor New Product Is Getting. According to an announcement made the last week by William Rob ert Wilson, president of the Maxwell Motor Corporation, production of this company for. the first quarter of 1922 was slightly more than 840 per cenf more than for the first quarter of last year. "Our business has shown a steady and gratifying increase ever since the announcement of the new series of the good Maxwell last November," said Mr. Wilson, "and during April the demand for this car so far ex ceeded our greatly increased produc tion efforts that we entered Muy virtually six weeks behind on orders: "Every effort is now being made to care for the urgent requests of our dealers for cars and our production for May will be considerably ahead of April with a still further increase assured for June. "We are now at the high mark of our employment in the various plants of the Maxwell Motor Corporation "About 2,500 have been added to the payroll since the first of the year. Many departments are work ing day and night and much, new machinery has been installed to stimulate production. "All our reports from the field in dicate that the prosperity of the mo torcar industry is due to continue and we are preparing ourselves ac cordingly." No other car we know of, except much higher priced, combines so many good, costly-car points as the Hupmobile does. Special materials, special processes, special parts. All are engineered and tailt into a harmonious whole to produce the highly satisfactory re sults which make the Hupmobile a decidedly better value. STERRETT & FLEMING, Inc. Champlain Street at Kalorama Road North 5050 (Showroom?1223 Connecticut Avenue) Hupmobile MOTOR ROADS THRU t ROCK CREEK <3j|, and ZOO PARKS I woe Chivy .Cmasc) o_ fo40e/hn**r & \SkaJtar * s *04# \1Wn el 16th Sr. 'Reservoir > ji ^ Almmaklk i ???* no. , If tiuot" S/asu*v* \ I ptwe# OMfirtC i nJk jm/f *?r< V** ipmlkwv L? ?a?? ?ur * "oA fntra/tce\ ? ?" ioo park ? |kv>m? if i Shor+cuf b US Sold* tflSsocifttiON' u - ?x Tbu?i?o ? T??w??ootatio*|| 'T^tpared by-A 6<fe/kf* M0an Oa*7*r Bndg* v 76 fht cify ? US Sowf*rt \yf ffrr>C Norg fircrnc 6rores are indicated by star ? Boukrard roads shovn m htarrbuck lines. ? ? Me ofy During 1921 the province of Que bee constructed 416 miles of good roads. More than 4,000 miles of high way are now being kept in perfect repair in Quebec province. Chalmers Six Holds Owners' Confidence \ , Chalmers owners have confidence in their cars because the Chalmers Six performs so well over ? long periods without mechanical attention. This is due, of course, to the high point to which six-cylinder engineering has developed the Chalmers Six, ana to painstaking care in its manufacture. A ride in a Chalmer* Six will convince you that in its price class the Chalmers is without a serious rival. Fnt Pajirngtr Tturtng Car, tl395\ Roadittr, M4i That pncti f. *. b. Drtroit, Re-vtntu tax to h* addtd Jll Mtdth Equipped fVith Disc StrrI IVktfis and Ctrd Tint H. B. LEARY, JR. 1321 Fourteenth Street N. W. Telephone Main 4105 CJho CHALMERS SIX 127,249 FORDS WERE SOLD HI MONTH OFflPRIL Daily Average of 5,210 and Figure Exceeds Companys' High Mark. According to a report Just receive* from , the Ford Motor Company, De troit. a dally average of 6,210 retail Rales of Ford cars and trucks had been reached by the close of April in the United States alone. Ford sales of cars and truck* foi the month, including both domestic and foreign, totaled 127.249. This establishes a new high record, ex ceeding the largest previous month. June 1921, by 16,467. The sale of Fordson tractors has also been steadily climbing. A total of 11,181 Fordsons were sold during April in the United 8tates. a dally average of 469 having been reached at the end of the month. This gives the tractor a new high sales record, and shows 100 per cent Increase over the best month in 1921. The Ford Company Is enjoying a banner year In all departments. Out put of Ford cars and trucks for the year, according to present estimates, will exceed 1,100,000 which repre sents a 10 per cent Increase over 1921. The Ford factory at Detroit la now operating at full capacity, having a force of more than 40,000 men on the payroll. The scheduled output for May will probably reach 186,000 cars j and trucks, which will be applied against orders approximating 166. 000. Despite the attempt of the factory and the twenty-three assembling plants in the United S'ates to produce a sufficient number of cars to meet the unusually heavy demand. It has been Impossible for Ford dealers in most cases to make immediate de liveries. Inspection of "Hoots." Make a regular inspection of the leather coverings or "boota," which protect the universale and other pnrts. Flying stones or sticks are apt to destroy these boota, permitting the lubricant to leak out, and giv ing entrance to dust and dirt. For Removing Carbon. A few teaapoonfula of denatured alcohol squirted into the cyllndera of the motor when they are hot, run ning the engine fast for a couple of minutes afterwards, is said to be ex cellent carbon remover. The Dirty Macneto. A common cause of poor magneto action Is dirt on the interruptor points. When the points are sus pected of being dirty, a few drops of kerosene will remedy the trouble and restore the parts to good working order. Crank Case Care. A good way to prevent oil leaking out of a crank case through the bolt holes la to back off the atuda a quar ter of an Inch or bo and then wind several turns of cotton twlr.e around I the bolts. STILLUMFOR IMPROVEMENT IN GAR DESIGN Editor of MoToR Point# Out How Comforts of Owner Can Be Increased. Human nature Is so contracted that It usually rises to meet the biff things In life, whether of ad versity or happiness. It Is the little things thnt break a man's heart. The steady falling of the drop of water wears away the stone. Now the modern motor oar is In many respects a nearly perfect piece of mechanism. In Its major func tions the car gives Its owner little trouble for extended periods. Igni tion, starting, lighting, tires, me chanical units, all of these have been brought to a remarkable degree of perfection. There are, however, many small details of construction and design, where much remains to be done. Moreover, In various minor details something which suits one man is as far as possible from his neighbor's desire. In the present article we want to suggest a few places where Improvements may be made, In many Instances by the car owner himself. One of the principal causes of com plaint of the motor car Is on th>* In accessibility of Its adjustments. This real necessity has not always been met by the manufacturer. On many cam It Is necessary to be a con tor tlonist to make some of the adjust ments that must be carried out pe rlodlcallv. After we have pried up, say, a floor board, we find a cover plate held down by half a dozen screws to a bell-housing. Manv en gine adjustments must be made down In the engine compartment, where it Is practically .Impossible to reach the part to be moved without get ting covered with grease. One of the necessities for com fortable driving is to have the pedals properly adjusted to the length of the driver's leg Many a man has driven for years without knowing what real pedal comfort Is, with * result that he emerges stiff and sore from the driver's seat after every trip. It Is possible to got adjustments that will make any pedal Just the proper length for the per son .who Is to drive the car and this change can be made by ths car owner or his garageman in a very few minutes. Here-la another need In our mod ern cars?a petcock accessibly In stalled by means of which the gaso ? Une tank can be drained from time to time to get rid of water and dirt that Inevitably collects. Another need is for large sized oil fillers. Into which the lubricant can be poured with a funnel. Such loca tions as the steering gears, crank case. transmission, would accommo date a large-size oil filler, and the saving in trouble would be keenly appreciated by the car owner. And while we are on the subject. It ought not to be necessary to crawl under a car to drain the crank case of its oil. A drain control could easily be Installed which would enable the car owner to drain the oil by simply lifting the hoo dand turning a rod. If this operation were made leas dirty the car own^r would be tempted to change his oil oftener, which is a consummation greatly to he desired. Why Is It that closed cars have a j [ monopoly on efficient wind shields. I The ordinary wind shield, as used I on the touring car. quickly becomes clouded In rainy or snowy weather, j The shield with a visor, as used on ! sedan and other closed model?, stays clssif ?t any rats much longer than the flat glass. There Is no earthly reason why the windshield of the touring car should not have a visor to Insure clear vision. On the winter top fitted to the touring car, with furtalns which roll up, there Is nfcver any provision made for signalling. Evfcry top which closes the car In should ha?? e a flap or other provision made for the driver's hand, so that he can thrust it out Instantly to signal change of direction. These are Just a few hints from many that might be offered along the line of little things that make motoring even more enjoyable than It Is. By the exercise of a little in genuity the average car owner can add many little touches himself, and he can. by suggestion to his manu facturer, hasten the day when the motor car achieves complete conven ience as It comes from its maker's factory. Good Roads Bill Passes. A bill authorizing $140,000,000 for good roads for the next two years was recently passed In the House by a vote of 239 to 31. The measure provides that $65,000,000 shall be available by June 30, 1923 and $75, 000,000 by June 30, 1&24. WATER BEST CLEANER FOR POLISHED SURFACE A cloth should never be used to wipe duet off the fine flnltih of th? car. Because of a fine grit, the cloth will grind It Into the hlghly-pollshed surface and destroy the luster. When In a hurry, a One hair dust er can be used, but the best way to remove dust Is to flow water over It. The first application softens th< dust and mud. and the second flow removes most of It. The whole surface should be thor oughly rinsed before drying with a chamois cloth? Paris Has New Rules. As an aid to overcome congestion., difficulties in Paris, colored ljghif will be used at night to show whether vehicles can pass. Important inter sections and the vicinity of railway stations, will be marked by a eerie* of red and green globes. Tire Chains in Mud Holes. When trying to get out of a bad mudhole, the tire chains sometit>>?< help to dig the wheels In deepc. Take the chains off and try wrap ping the entire length around tti? wheel so that they form a lara* lump In one spot. Open Evenings and Sunday*. In the Traffic On the Street On the Road EVERYWHERE! "Just a Real Good Car" Harper-Overland Co., Inc. 1128-1130 Connecticut Avenue Telephone Franklin 4307 KstabUahed 1913 - Branches at Richmond and Roanohm, Va. f 3*9 ? 4 ? i ? < 6 4, We Picked Them As This Year's Winners We selected OWfield tires because we fore taw that they were what car uwraeis would demand for 1922. Oldfidd aonompHahnie?t? in three years would hare been impossible had Oldfield Tires not given extra Oldfield has overtaken 85% of the other tire Companies in volume of sales, in that time. Oldfiekl Cords have given evidence of uni formly big mileage that cannot fail to in fluence the buyer. In a recent test 41 Oldfield Cords averaged 14,000 miles. Oldfield demand has passed all precedent as Oldfield performance has broken all records. If you drive a car then you owe it to your self to know why Okifidda have leaped into such nation-wide favor. We have them in all prices ever offered. If you drive a fight a 30 x 3Vi Fabric. the lowest for the "999**? TDK! Main 464 LEHMAN'S TIRE SHOP DISTRIBUTOR Main 464 811-813 H Street N. W. or "Any Oldfield Service Station"