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MULFORD AT WHEEL OF LOZIER CAR • - ' Unique Construction of Car Caused Much Comment at Indianapolis. One of the most amusing thing* about the grandstand at the indiunap oils ..totor Speedway ivhh the gossip of; the race fans from all over the country. One topic that excited much comment before the big 500-mlle race was the construction of Hay Harroun's Mur- i mon "Wasp,” the car that, eventually t won the race, llurroun Is 'wrapped up; In his steel monster, and when he uh leashed his engine on Decoration Day he felt confident of-making some sur prising speed. The quistion was asked frcqunetly at Indianapolis, "Why does' the 'Wasp' have a tall?" The lines of the Jlarmon "Wasp" were familiar to all the followers of the game, and among the records that ] have been won by the "Bedouin Pilot" i many of them have been captured by this same car. Among the reasons for this remark able construction the principal one is that it offers less resistance to the air j than the usual construction To un- | derstand what this resistance is one has only to sit beside a driver and make one lap on the track. As the car moves forward the air directly in front forms a buffer, and ns the enr hurtles through space at high speed It forms! almost a vacuum behind It. In the “Wasp" the tall acts as a ! guide to the air which flows backward over the car. This Idea has been fol- ] lowed out In all the details of construc tion. The rear axle has a lntuiature tall bolted on, the drip pan is shaped ! off and narrowed toward the j rear and the ear offers much less re- I slstance to atmosphere pressure. Har roun sits low In the car, behind the wheel, and the steering apparatus Is brought to the centre by a system of cogs. The air. ns It passes over tn car, does not catch'Harroun full In the face, and he gets more power out of hia engine for the same number of revolutions than the fellow who drives a car of the usual construction. An other point in his favor Is the fact that the car is hung very low and this keeps it much steadier, and ns he speeds around the track the "Wasp" see* is to] almost stick to the track. -■ PROPER CARE OF RIMS. Rust is an enemy of rubber. It will pay the motorist to inspect occasion ally the condition of the the rims on the wheels of his car, especially if the outer surfaces of the envelopes near the beads look rusty. Tills discolora tion Is rust, caused by rusted rims. This rust, If not arrested, will gradually ent through the rubber, attacking the can vas of the envelope. In time the edges of the rusted rtms will become more and more uneven, tearing and eventually destroying the bonds. Fur thermore. rust works in between the beads and the rims, leaving space for water, which also damages the rubber. To remove rust from a rim. the tire should be taken off and the rusty parts rubbed clean with coarse emery paper Then smooth the surface with finer emery paper and re-Japan the rim. applying one coat to the outside and two to the Inside, making sure first that the surface is smooth, and free from rust. Roughness may be quick).-, detected by,running the hand along the edge of the rim. When the edge of the rim is too uneven for the use of ornery paper, first use a file, after which emery paper may be used for finishing. The proper care of tires and rims is thoroughly treated in the two compli mentary books of Instruction published by the Michelln Tire Company, of Milltown. N. J. COUNTRY CLUB POPULAR. That the trustees of th New Jers y Automobile and Motor Club made u? mistake when they authorized the house committee of the club to open the country headquarters of the club at Lake Apshawa considerably earlier this year than last, is evidenced by the gTeat number of visitors to the club house who have taken advantage of the fine spring weather to enjoy a in over the beautiful roads leading to Butler and at the end of the run Par take of Steward Schweitzer's excellent meals. The country club-house has proved itself to be immensely popular with the members. Will H. Brown, president of the Malt Motor Truck Company, of Indianapolis. , published q booklet last week jn con * nection with the 500-mile race, giving c the history of every one of the forty ^six drivers in the race. The booklet was given. 4way. at tfea .trpcjt aijfl wa - rn'uh appreciated by the spectators. RALPH MULFORD ALWAYS CONSISTENT DRIVER. XJalj li Mulfurd. wlio drove the Lo zier var to second place in the 590 mile race at Indianapolis, on Decora tion Day, has been one of the most consistent drivers of racing cars in the game today. He is twenty-five years of age anil , has always driven Lozier cars in his , winning races. He was the most con- \ aistent driver of the 1910. season and j v.as awarded the 1910 read champion- 1 ship, having entered all of the big j road races of the season, with the ex- i ception of liar.ta Monica, and either : winning or finishing in better than j Htth place In every event. He Won tlie \ National Ftocl; Chuais Championshtp i t Elgin.'was fifth at Vanderbilt, first 1 in the 800-inch class at Falrmount j Park, second In the 200-mile Atlanta 1 Troplp- race at Atlanta and fourth in | the Savannah Grand Prize. He began racing in 19>7 and. team ing Wit’’ Hatty Michener, won his first j rtOe a twenty-four hour event, at Point Breeze Track, Philadelphia. 1 Later In the year he finished second ■ in the twenty-four hour race at j Brigl’.'tcn Beach track and in the same I year mad< perfect scores in two en- i duiance road contests. In 190S he brok’e the world's twenty- i lour hour record with a Lozier six- j cylinder stock car and three weeks j later, in another twenty-four hour I race, bettered ilia former world's rec ord figures by twenty-ope miles. In | 1909 he again broke the world’s twenty - four hour record at Brighton eBaeli. ! making 1196 miles, which figures still stand as world's stock chassis record Mulford is probably one of the mo* consistent drivers In the game. While not reckoned in the "dare-devil" class, , he takes advantage of every’ oppor tunity to increase his lead. The stendi- ; ness of his running is always a matter ! of comment, and in every event lie reels off lap after lap in time varying | but a few seconds for each lap George Evcland, local manager for A, G. Spalding & Brothers, has de- I llverod a model A. A six-cylinder Stev-| eng-Iniryea car to J. H. Connor, of! Montclair. Charles S. Kellog. of Morn elnlr, has also taken delivery of his new model X Stevens-Duryea. 8 i'PjOTH in number and class of victories the National “40” has 1) demonstrated its superb mechanical excellence. These victories prove more than the National’s unequaled speed. They demon strate beyond question its power and dependability. Regardless of price the National "40” tinds no superior. In the whole field of motordom it tinds no equal for less than £5,000. the National appeals to those who demand the utmost in speed, power, reliability, comfort and beauty. The National Art Catalogue will interest those in search of such a car. 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No Fu„y !qulpped superfluous weight Ready ,ortte | there—just a go- F. 0 Bi oetrolt | ahead - and - get - r«*»» _ I ihere car—the pal FORD Mods! T \ 1 of its owner under Tnrnafln ■conditions that TOrpeilO force the “house Runabout on wheels” owner to a sad home-coming at the tail- « The Model T is the best car you can buy at any end of Farmer Corntassel’s wagon, price jf y0u want one that will take you beyond If weight is an advantage why con’t » the gates of the city-with return privileges, make’s ot heavy cars advertise the fact? i Model T ifcnnnF0RD M,n i % L Hil OpanRunaboui Si ifi l ■ ; uUy / Quipped TOW \t F. O. H. Detroit Essex Auto Co., IllC., Showrooms, 592-594 Broad St. sJ^MaTket NCWarR, N. J. Central Avenue __ ru STEVENS-DURYEA i • ■' / x simplicity created a new meaning of "Auto Simplicity." This, the § basic principle of the Stevens-Duryea car, has been adhered to ever since | the first car was turned out of the factory. | . u ' • You will find in the Stevens-Duryea only such features as are justified | by long experience and successful performance. | The motor, clutch and gear set are combined, forming what is known as the “Stevens-Duryea unit power plant.” The performance of the Stevens-Duryea on the road proves the wisdom of this feature. The three-point support is a feature that saves your car from being racked to pieces—keeps it out of the repair shop. To learn more about Stevens-Duryea Motor Cars Get catalogue, which is convincing as well as * interesting A 6. SPALDING A BROS. • " . ■' ‘ / • 845 BROAD STREET, NEWARK | c0, | Licensed Under Selden Patent 1 International Champion A MECHANICAL MASTERPIECE Wins the International Sweepstakes 500-MIL.E RACE Averaging 74.62 Miles Per Hour, the Fastest Time Ever Made in Any Long Distance Speed Contest DAWSON, DRIVING A MARMON, WON 5th PLACE The Marmon Hood was not raised on either car during the long grind of 500 miles; perfect lubrication and no mechanical trouble of any kind. MARMON DESIGN, MARMON MATERIALS, MARMON WORKMANSHIP MUST BE RIGHT RICKEY MACHINE CO. 164 MAIN STREET EAST ORANGE THE ALBURN “40” IMMEDIATE DELIVERIES J. J. MEYER Agent for Northern New Jersey 494 Main Street S EAST ORANGE — tri .xZ<,-M&iku6SL-£ SELDEN CAR Made By the Father of Them All THEO. T. MAXFIELD 261 Franklin St. BLOOMFIELD, N. J. - -1--J--'~-~-IL— V