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SATURDAY, JANUARY 29, 1BB1.
THE EVENING HERALD, KLAMATH FALLS, OREGON
AKnON, O., Jan. 20. Motor vo
hlclo registrations tor tho pats year
obtained from ttio various states by
tho U. F. Goodrich Rubber company
show thero nro now 9,274,020 pas
senger cars niid trucks In ubo
throughout tho United States ono
for every 11,8 persons. This Is an
Incrcnso of 1,670,904, or 21.9 por
cent, over Dcccmbor 31, 1919, when
there wcro 7,604,016 motor vchtclos
Tho gain during tho past year was
greater than that of any previous
year, and is considered exceptionally
romnrkablo by officials of tho auto
motive. Industry in vlow of tho ad
verso business conditions through
out tho country during tho last part
of 1920. Tho largest previous gain
was 1,467,299 in 1919.
Every stato in tho Union showed
a gain during tho year, Virginia
loading with Cl.l per cent, and Ten
nessee last with 1.4 per cent. Tho
majority of states showed increases
ranging from 18 to 24 per cent. In
a general way, tho figures show ag
ricultural states mado hotter gains
than industrial states.
Tho raco between Now York and
Ohio for supremacy in tho number
of motor vehicles has again turned
in Now York's favor. Tho mid-year
registrations last summer showed
Ohio leading by 81,000 cars, and it
was "thought it would maintain the
lead for tho entlro year. Thousands
of New York owners registered
lator, however, and tho final figures
showed Now Tork with 692,174 and
Ohio with 618,000. .
Pennsylvania strengthened its
hold on third place, advancing from
482,117 to 584,184, while Illinois.
Us closest; rival, increased from
478,438 to 568,745. Although Cali
fornia did not show as great a nu
merical gain this year as tho other
leaders, It still has fifth place firm
ly secured with 550,690.
Iowa again managed to win out
In its tri-cornered 'raco for sixth
place with Texas and Michigan. Last
year, Iowa had 363,079, Texas 331,
310 and Michigan 325,813. This
year, both Michigan and Texas cropt
up a little, tho final figures giving
224 S. Sixth St.
Iowa 437)266, Toxas 431,938 and
Michigan 412,690. Which stato will
bo ahead next year is a quostlon.
Novada Is still badly in I red in tho
"collar" position, having only 10,
464, ns compared with 9,305 a yqar
ago, Dolawaro Is but ono Btrldo
nhead, however, with 18,350. Now
Moxico nnd Wyoming nro tho only
othor states with less than 30,000,
Now Moxico having 22,040 and Wy
An analysis of tho registrations
by states sho wthat eight havo moro
automobllos within their Individual!
confines than tho entlro continent of i
Europe These states Now York.
Ohio. Pennsylvania. Illinois;' Call -
fornla, Texas and Michigan havo a lmck llla cnr ln l,cr 8now ovr
combined registration of 4,295,686, grades for several miles, appreciating
moro than 45 per cent of all cars,'0 tno utmost that dosplto tho most
registered In tho country. j cautious driving his whools might
Four now states ontorcd tho list akia off tho rond at any second, tho
of thoso having 100,000 or moro nil-Important quory over boforo his
cars. They were Virginia, Kentucky, lnnor consciousness being In such
Maryland nnd Oregon. Of theso Vlr- event whothor ho or tho car would
glnla showed tho groatest Increase ' bo on top when tho bottom of tho
having advanced from 94,100 to canyon was readied T
142,154, a gain of 51.1 por cont. That is what tour Essex motorists
Alemite Plays Big
Part in Winning Race
"Alcmlto played a big part In help
ing Itoscoo Sarles establish an nvor
ago speed of 103.2 miles an hour In
tho Thanksgiving day classic on tho'
Los Angeles speedway," declares It.
W. Foyle, manager of tho San Fran'
Isco branch of tho Alomlto Lubrl
"No human agency could havo
saved tho lives of tho bravo racers
who crashed to 'death during tho
great raco, onco their cars camo to
gether; how John Ilresnahan, Crev
rolet's mechanic, escaped Is a mira
cle. No defect ln either car can bo
blamed for this accident; It was ono
of thoso Inevltablo crashes that havo
always mado tho racing gamo as peri
lous a venturo as It Is.
"Importance of Sarles' wonderful
speed average can not bo over-cm-pbaslzed,
however, shadowed as It
Is by tho tragedy ot the raco. Aided
by Alcmlto lubrication, tho Duesen
berg pilot mado as fast timo with his
llttlo 183-cublc-inch piston displace
ment motor as the fastest cor or
twice that slio motor mado In tho
opening 250-mllo raco on tho south
ern track last spring."
An endless belt apparatus, In
vented by two Tcxans, for unloading
motor trucks. Is operated by tho rear
whoels ot a truck resting on rollers.
Acme Motor Company Building
Dealer in Brick. Stone, Concrete Blocks, Roofing, Crushed Rock and Build
ing Materials of all kinds
Any motorist who has ovor had
experience, bucking his car on grades
realizes that thoro Is no othor ono
thing that can bo doponded on with
Bl,ch cortnlnty to mar what othorwlso
mlhl nnvo bocn classified as a por-
I With this knowlodgo, what would
'8"" motorist think of having to
nnu to uo uacK two cars rrom n
point within flvo miles of Shaver
Y.nVn In Armatrnnir'fl. thraitf-h ilnnti
snow. It required sovoral hours to
accomplish tho feat and all woro duly
grateful that It was unmarked by
mishap. Moreover, thoy all ndmlt in
words so emphatic as to Icnvo no
doubt of th.oIr moaning, that
wouldn't "get Into such a holo ngatn
Just to bco what tho Essox can do for
much less than a million ducats."
It was trying to "sco what tho Ed
sex can do" that led to their awk
ward situation. No other drlvor had
over attempted to go past Arm
strong's on tho road to Lake Hunt
ington at this season, when mud is
ovor tho hub caps for many miles and !
tho snow tour feet deep farther on. I
But R. B. Wilson of Fresno, Harvoy
A. Kern ot San Francisco and two ot
their friends said thoy bollovod tho
Essex had as much powor aa a ro
tary plow and they would sco Just
how far they could go.
They had fair going to Auborry,
but, from thero It was all up-grndo to,
Alder Springs, and botweon thoro and I
Armstrong's thoy had to proceed In
low gear, with mud over tho hub
caps of tho two cars. They wero cau
tioned at Armstrong's not to try to
go any farther, but kopt ahead.
Within flvo miles ot Shaver Lake,
after bucking from six inches to two
feet of snow all tho way from Arm
strong's, they ran Into snowbanks,
four feet deep, and found it impos
slblo to locato tho roadway.
4s! H '
Confronted by an Insuporablo ob
stacle they -stopped nnd consoled
thomsolvos with tho realization that
thoy had gono miles closor to I. alto
Iluntlugton than any othor cnr had
ovor Buccoodod lu going at this tlnui
of -tho your. Hut tholr bliss was very
largely dampened Whoiv thoy begun
to consldor tho trip back, Turning
around was Imposslblo nt any point
nnd tho)- had to back, keeping In tho
tracks mnilo by tholr cars, for sovoral
It was dark when tho ndvouturors
reached ArufHtrong's nnd thoy built u
bonfire, cooked n meal and mnilo
thomsolvos ns comfortnblo as thoy
could for tho night. Noxt morning
thoy returned to Frosno with tho en
livening Information that thoy had
discovered ono thing nn Essox won't
do It won't tell tho drlvor whether
or not it is on tho road when bucking
through four foot of snow.
1921 Auto Licenses
Must Be Secured
By February First
Chlot II. S. Wilson stntod this
morning that tho congested condi
tion In tho oftlco ot tho secretnry ot
stato In Snlom has provontod tho
spoody distribution ot 1921 nuto
licenses, but that thoy aro making'
their nppcaranco hero qutto nuinor-
ously. Tho law requires each ownor
to mako application for a llcnnso,
and each person making such appli
cation Is entitled to n receipt show
ing that ho is complying with tho
law. So far, said tho chlot, ho has
not found n person who has not
compiled with tho law, either tho
llconso plato or a receipt being pro
duced as ovldcnco whenovor an nuto
ownor has been questioned In thnt
January 15th was tho limit ot
timo granted for tho socurlng ot tho
llconso tngs, but tho rush of work
ln tho offlco of tho sccrotary of stato
makes It imposslblo for all to com
ply with tho law, and loowny, at
least untl tho 1st ot February, will
bo given. After tho final dato, how-
over, tho chief will onforco tho law
to tho lettor.
MOTOIt PLOW WITH MIRRORS
Ono typo ot motor plow of Fronch
manufacture Is equipped with mir
rors that enables tho drlvor to sco
tho ground ahead of him and tho
work ho is-dolng at tho ssmo timo.
9 Feet of Snow New
Mark at Crater Lake
MEDFOllI), Oro aJn. 20. A Into
opening Hoason nt Grater Lnko for
1021 la forecasted by tho roport re
ceived today by Alexander Bpnrrown,
Huporlntundont ot tho park, Hint tho
snow Is nono nine and one-half foot
deep nt tho rlin. Last year nt thin
timo tho depth was only flvo and
VALUAHL10 HINTS ON
Tho National Automolilto Chamber
nt Commorco offers thu following
xuuiiuiu iriiiiBiuruiiiuii iiiiubiu tuur
Co-rolato your transportation ro'
sources It menus Industrial ox'
Develop motor transportation bo
tweon farm nnd city.
Uovolop your agricultural produc
Develop your distribution nil mar
keting facilities. It moans n wealthy,
Mnko your highways work 365
days for you.
Mud Is n llnblltty so Is snow.
Kcop your highways open.
Install In your chambor of com
morco n transportation commlttoo
nnd boost tor bottor times.
USE ACII AND WAX TO
17TC1I NAME ON METAL
Tho cnr ownor may occasionally
desire to put his namo or Initials on
somo matnl placo or surface This Is
best dono by otchlng, nnd If It Is iron
or stool mix n half ounco of nitric
ucld nnd an ounco ot muriatic acid.
Shako theso woll, when thoy nro
ready to uso. Cover tho placo to bo
etched with beeswax and when this
Is cold wrlta what is doslrod In tho
wax cloan down to tho motal, using
n sharp Instrument tor tho purpose
Now apply tho acid mlxturo with n
foathor, being careful to fill each
lottor. Lot tho cadi stand for ten
minutes nnd pour witer In It. This
stops nnd otchlng and tho wax may
bo romovod. .
NEW DIRECTION INDICATOR
A now direction Indicator for auto
mobiles, to bo carried at ono side of
a windshield, raises semaphores to
signal that a car Ir going to stop or
turn to ono slda or tho other.
Was Built By
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HTAYINO ON HIGHWAY
1H PHOIILKM IN YOLO
WOODLAND, (Yolo Co.,) Jan. 20.
Ilacnuso ot tho nklddy highways
John Thompson roqulrod six hourn
to mnko nu nutomoblto trip from
Woodland to Piedmont. Ho generally
covors tho mlloago In three hours,
Thompson blames many ot tho oc
cldontn to tho poor condition of thu
roads loading off tho pavements. Ho
says tho sides nro not proporly bank
ed, and onco tho car la oft tho high
way It Is almost Htiro to urn ovor It
tho drlvor Is Unvoting nt n fair rato
IONE TO JACKSON ROAD
WORK HTARTS IN APRIL
JACKSON (Amador Co.) Jan. 20.
Tho hoard of supervisors havo not
as yet outlined n good roads program
for 1921. With tho exception nt tint
work which will bo dono by tho statu
highway commission In April on tho
rond from luno to Jackson, thero nro
no doflnlto plans.
Tho hlghwuy commission Is at pre
sont working on tho road to Silver
liOOK AT IIATTIUIY TERMINALS
Did you over wondor why tho en
gine does not show tho accustomed
pop or why tho Ifghts burn dimly or
tho Ignition soomn poor? Unfasten
tho wires nnd bars at tho battory
terminals and notlco If thoy aro
cloan. They must bo clean If current
Is to .flow frooly. Scrnpo off with n
LOOMIH FRUIT DISTRICT
ROADH REINO REPAIRED
LOOMJB (Placer Co,) Jan. 20.
Nows ot great Importanco to tho mo
toring public Is that Supervisor Ed.
8llvn has a crow of men fixing nil tho
roads around Loomls, which has
been Impassable for tho last month.
When finished) tho motorist will bo
ablo to go through all tho fruit dis
trict, Folsom on tho Auburn bonier
and ovor good roads.
HOXECL'T IIRIIK1E NEAR
IIANMOH NEARLY READV
OltOVILLI), (Ilutto Co.) Jan. 29.
Tho concroto brldo under construc
tion across Honcut Creek near Dan
go r, will bo comploted within ten
days, it weather permits.
Tho steel and forms nro furnish
ed, and woro viewed by Superinten
dent CB, Porter, W, Ilouchor, sec
retary of tho Orovlllo chambor of