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THE EVENING HERALD, KLAMATH FALLS, OREGON
SATURDAY, JANUARY 8, IBM.
16 D I SCO U MEED
Tho following Infonnatlvo lottor
concerning nutomobllo drlvor's In
surance has boon rocolved by Fred
Dunbar or tho Dunb'ar & Dunbnr
ngoncy from tho United 8tntos Fi
delity nnd Guaranty cempany:
This lottor Is wrltton In on effort
to correct n misunderstanding which
Booms to havo arlson In roforonco
to nllowlng covorngo to a porson un
dor 10 yonrg of ago. Tho prosont form
of nutomobllo policy prohibits tho op
oratlon of an nutomobllo by any such
porson. Howovor, duo to tho fact
that qulto a fow states havo ostnb
llshod tho lognl ago of operating bo
twoon 14 and 10 years, It was found
necessary that somo provision bo
mndo for such stntos, nnd tho pro
visions as statod In our circular tot
tor of May 10th, 1020 woro mado.
Some agents havo construod this
ruling to monn that covcrngo can bo
oxtondod by tho endorsomonts men
tioned In tho abovo lottor In states
whom thoro Is no legal ago limit or
whero tho ago limit Is olthor bolow
14 or abovo 10.
I'lcaso bo ndvlsed that tho exten
sion of covorngo authorized for per
sons undor 10 years of .ago can only
bo mado In tho following states whoro
tho lognl ago limit Is 14 or 1G years,
and further hat wo wish to discour
age tho Issuanco of such extension
as much as posslblo as wo do not bo-
Havo thnt porsons undor 1G years of
ago are' Ilkoly to bo good drlvors.
Fifteen (15) years: legal age: II
llnols, Iowa, South Dakota, Wash
Pourtcon (14) years: Florida,
Kansas, Michigan, Now Mexico, Wast
Nuts and Bolts
A. COTTKIt 1'INN.
A big powerful motor car Bhowod
up as tho occupants porcolvod n car
of very modest proportions standing
by tho roadsldo In a rathor battorod
condition, tiio ownor or. mo car
waa on his kneos, endeavoring to
straighten out somo of tho parts.
"Havo an nccldont, my man?"
qtiorrlod tho mnn with tho big car.
"No, thank you," grimly returned
tho other, "just had ono." Ufa,
Truth Will Out.
"Whoro's that Infornnl proof
roador7" shouted an lrnto man with
blood In oach oyo.
"Ho cortalnly would bo hnrd tb
find now," snld tho editor unoaslly.
"What's ho dono this tlmo?"
"In tho advortlsamont of my vnlvo
loss motor ho turned tho second v
Into a u." Houston Post.
DRIVE AN AUTO
NKVADA DEMANDS LOWER
RIDS FOR ItOAD DUILDING
Tho High Cost of Language.
"What Is It?"
"Your doctor's out horo with thnt
"Dlagnoso tho caso as flatulency
of tho porlmotcr, and chargo him
accordingly," ordorod tho garago
man. "Thnt's tho way ho docs biz."
Haynes Co. Working
on New Type of Car
Persistent rumors aro current nlong
nutomobllo row In this city thnt El
wood Haynes, tho Inventor of tho
first American nutomobllo, and pros.
Idcnt of tho Haynes Automobllo com
pany, nt Kokomo, Indlnnn, Is ready
to bring forth nn entirely now nuto
mobllo that promises to revolution
ize tho ntomntlvo Industry.
Nothing definite ns to tho oxnet
character nnd details of this latest
product of Mr. Haynes' genius is
known horo, but tho stories aro pro
vnlont thnt tho now Hnynos enr Is (o
bo consldoralby smallor nnd lighter
thnn tho present Haynes car nnd
will bo mnrkoted nt a rolatlvoly low
An elderly lady of vory prim nnd
sovoro aspoct was seatod next to a
young couplo who woro discussing
tho morlts of their motors cars.
"What, color Is your body?" askod
tho young man of tho girl at his
sldo, moaning of courso tho body of
"O, mlno Is pink. Whnt' vrnrsT"
"Mlno ts ttrann with wido yellow
This wns too much for tho old
lady. Rising from tho scat, sho ox
clalmcd: "When young pcoplo como to nsk
Ing oach other tho color of tholr
bodies nt n dlnnor party It in tlmo
I loft tho room." Ex.
Thoro Is nn nutomobllo to ovory
sixleon peoplo In tho United Stntos
i no population may thoroforo, bo
roughly proportioned ns six riders
to ton dodgors. Syrncuso I'ost
AUTOMOIULE MUFF IS
An "automobllo muff" has bean
invented to koop tho Hands of tho
motorist warm wbllo driving in cold
woathor. Socuroly fastened to tho
steering wheel 1b a light but rigid
framowork of steel over which tho
muff of padded cloth or fur Is
fitted. Tbo arrangement is such
that tho person driving can operato
tho wheel with case.
"Havo you got any of tho bomb
throwors yots?" Peliceman: "No,
but I capturod throo uutomoblllsts
who turned to tho right Instond of
tho loft." Ilrooklyn Stundnrd Union
DON'T 11ACB MOTOR
O.V COLD MORNINGS
ARENS MAKES FIRST BALE
' OF YEAH TO ARNOLD RIonTER
' Tho first salo of tho Now Year is
credited to tho White Pollcan gar
tge, L. O. Arens having sold a Chev
rolet arand to Arnold Rlchter of
tho Palaco Markot. "I'm a bit su
perstitious," said Arons, "and I
b'avo & hunch that tbo salo means
another, and another, and then an
other, for toilovo mo, as Harry Lau
dor says, I'm tollln' yo, tho Chev
rolet Is somo car."
"Uownro of racing your motor on
cold mornings," warns McCollum of
tho Imperial garago.
If tho car Is loft standing on tho
stroot or In.nn unhentod garago ovor
night tho oil In tho chankcaso thick-
ons nnd congoals." "For this reason,
when tho motor Is first startod It
Bhould not bo rncod until sijch tlmo
us It has begun to warm up, permit
ting tho oil to bocomo warm and
porfoctly fluont. If tho motor is
raced with the oil In a congoalod con
dition, tho proper lubrication can)
not be given to tbo bearings and
"Thero Is no such thing as a com
potont woman driver of an automo
bllo." That is a broad statomont. It
Is a strong statement. It Is ono that
Instantly meets a challenge. When
"Dob" Ilnttlo of Lob Angolcs mado It
ho did not havo to wait long for tho
challenge, for it was forthcoming Im
mediately. Tho gauntlot was pick
ed up by two woll-known stars of tho
movlo world Miss Margaret Colo
and Miss Shlpman. Almost In ono
volco enmo tho rcsponse: "Is that bo!
I can drlvo a car any placo you can
"I'll toll you girls what I'll do. If
you two will drlvo a car to tho Devil's
punch bowl over a routo that I will
mark out for you and get thoro bo
foro G o'clock of tho third day aftor
you start I'll glvo you a (1000.
Noedless to say tbo challenge was
promptly nccoptcd, and thus started
a JoUrnoy that furnished tho subjoct
of ono of tho most romarkablo mov
ing pictures over screened "Tho
Trail of tho "Arrow."
uamo maao immcdiato prepara
tions for tho carrying out of his
plnn, having ono idea firmly flxod in
his mind to provo tho correctness of
his statement which formed tho open
ing sentonco of this story and to
savo his 11000. Ho wbb not to pick
out an impaasablo routo, but thero
woro no restrictions placed upon tho
rough part of It. Tho story takes
Its namo from tho tact that Mr. Dot
tlo used tho well-known advertising
dovlco of tho Esbox car tho arrow.
Ho started out of Los Angeles on
foot and marked tho routo with theso
arrows. It wuBn't a road It was Just
n trail. Thoro Is no camouflago In
tho plcturo nnd no ono who owns an
auto or hopes to own ono; and no
ono who over oxpocts to engago in
cross-country automoblllng, can af
ford to mlsg seeing what tho movlo
man caught on that now famous Jour
ney to tho Devil's punch bowl. Tho
girls won tho $1000. Thoy had Just
two minutes to sparo. But they won
and proved to Dattlo that thero woro
at loast two women who could drlvo
n car, and ho admitted It, for ho said
ho doubted If ho hlniBolf could havo
dono tho Job.
This plcturo will bo shown at tho
Llborty tboatro Sunday and Monday
and if you want to sco a real halr-
ralslng plcturo, don't miss it. Dut
tho Interesting part of tho story is
contnlncs n thoso werds: They drove
an Essox car.
CARSON CITY. Nov.. Jan. 8 In
tho bollof that falling prices for
road-bulldlng materials should bring
about lower bids for construction
of highways, tho Nevada highway
commission has rojectod all bids for
complotlon of tho state highway
from CnrBon City to Lakovlow Sum
mit. Tho, lowest of four bids wnn
This exceeds tho estimate of tho
commission by $3,070, with theso
figures based on higher prices of
materials than now provall. Now
bids will bo advortlscd for in tho
PACKARD CO. REOPENS
PLANT ON PART TIME
DETROIT, Jan. 8 Tho Packard
Motor company's plant, closed sovor
al wockB ago, has reopened In somo
departments with Bovcn thousand
mon on part tlmo. A number of
othor automobllo plants now closed
for Inventory will shortly put Bmnll
forces back to work, it Is expected.
AUTOS PUT IN "HOCK"
TO RAISE FUNDS
IN NEW YORK
Tractor and Grader
Clear Snow from Road
NEWi YORK, Jan. 8. It now is
posslblo to "hock" an nutomobllo. A
number of Now York concerns havo
startod a form of storago business
with cash loan features, whereby a
man may, put his car in what 1b
known as cold storago for a specified
period, and obtain a loan on It at 6
EMPLOYES' AVAGEB REDUCED
nY THE GOODYEAR CO.
Tho convertible body built to fit
any chassis is among tbo now things
in tho automobllo indutsry. It can
bo mado into runabout, a coupe, a
Ilmouslno, or an open touring body
with a victoria top'. It is posslblo for
ono porson, without trouble, to con
vort from ono typo to another In a
AKRON, Ohio, Jan. 8 A reduc
tion of 126 per cent in wages of
all factory employes etfectivo Janu
nry 10, and of 15 to 20 por cent
In salaries of all office employes,
offectlvo the samo data, was an
nounced by tbo Goodyear Tiro and
SISSON, (SlBklyou Co.) Jan. 8.
A largo tractor has been put In nso
by tho county here to keep tho roods
open. Pulling a largo steel grador
which spread tho snow to tho aldoa
of tho road, automobiles havo bean
nolo to uso the roads during tho
hoavy snow. An effort was mado to
keep tho road open to McClod, but
tho snow on tbo summit waa too
deep nnd this road probably will bo
closed for tho next two or thrco
NATIONAL AUTO SHOW WILL
FILL FOUR SQUARE RLOCKS
STUDEI1AKER CO. TO START
WORK ON OO CAR CAPACITY
SOUTH DEND, Ind., Jan. 8 Tho
Studobaker corporation will resumo
work on a schcdulo production of
90 automobiles dally January 10, it
has been announced here. The out
put will bo Increased gradually un
til it reaches GOO cars dally, It was
Watch for tho AUTO SHOW.
NEW YORK, Jan. 8. At tho first .
atomobllo show ever held In this
country, in Madison Squaro Qardon,
on Novombor 3, 1900, thero woro in.
all 6G exhibits. At tho 21st annual'
Now York show, to bo held In Qranij
Control Palace, January 8 to lGth,
thoro will bo nearly 400 exhibitors of
motor cars and motor car accessor
Causes of the car pulling hard or
running slowly although tho cnglno
Is all right aro dry or worn clutch
leather, causing binding whon re
leased or slipping when engaged;
weak clutch spring, which will cauno
slipping, or brakes adjusted too
tightly or not entirely roleasod.
ONE WAY TO STOP TITO
THEFT OF AUTOMOBILES
Many modern cars are fitted with
a battery ignition system in which
tho distributor arm is removable. Dy
romovlng this arm tho car ownor
makos It posslblo to stoat his vehi
cle only by tewing: It away or by fit
ting another distributing arm. The
arm may bo romovod simply by un
clasping tho distributor covor to
which tho wires aro attached. It
usually happons that thoro is only
ono way in which this arm will tit,
so that thero noed bo no worry about
ROAD "LIGHTHOUSES" TO
GUIDE TRAFFIC IN WYO.M1NO
Highway "lighthouses" aro now
coming Into voguo. Tho entlro state
highway system of Wyoming soon Is
to bo oqulpped with thorn. Dangerous
curves will bo designated by yellow
lights and railroad crossings by red
Tho lighthouses will "wink" 46
times a minutes, throwing a nine
inch ray which can be seen throe
GOOD ROADS ARK A BIG
AID TO TRUCK SULKAOH
It was rocently ascertained by ,a
comprehensive series of testa that
the' speed of a heavily loaded two
ton truck running over a concrete
surface was 16 miles an hour, while
on a gravel road the maximum spood
was nlno and a half miles and on dirt
only tour and a halt miles. This Is
Just anothor reason why overy truck
ownor .should get behind tho good
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