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January 12, 1934 - Image 2

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Free Silver Coinage.

A I CLASSIFIED IWANTED at once, young, single. fin

-Associated Press Phote
Two of the leaders in the fight for free coinage of silver are Burton
K. Wheeler (left) of Montana and William 11. King (right) of Utah.
They laid their proposal before President Roosevelt and said they were
very satisfied with the interview. Wheeler is sponsoring a bill for free
and unlimited coinage of silver at a ratio of 16 to 1 with gold.
Color, Pattern, AndMechNK
Devices Featured In New Cars
NEW YORK, Jan. 11- (P) - Jam flush with the body, head and tail
down that accelerator, hear that mo- enclosed, a tapering stern and other
tor hum. . . and make way for Amer- radical points of exterior design.
ica's 1934 automobile. . . . Some makers flirted with tear-
Punctuating the applause hailing drop streamlining, and while not go-
its arrival in the New York show ing quite so far, achieved the effect
and other exhibits is the argument of streamline through lower bodies,
as to whether artist or engineer had fish tail head lamps, radiators with
the right of way when the green the hapsburg lip effect, slanting wind
light flashed on preparations for the screens, and unobstructed exterior
new models. body lines.
It's hard to tell . . . . New color , Color on all models has been used
and pattern mark an outstanding cleverly to create the streamline ef-
change in this year's composite car, fect. Solid monotone finish gives an
but mechanical advances too have a idea of even flow which would be
large share of the spotlight. broken by contrasting colors.
Streamlining Steps Out New Front Wheel Systems
Some changes are widely her- Mechanically, one of the most
alded. Take streamlining, for in- striking changes appears in inde-
,ance - about which more words pendent front wheel suspension, in
have been written and spoken than which - as far as concerns the ups
there are dollars in the public debt. and downs of the road - the theory
This year it stepped out more con- is not to let the right wheel know
fidently, and there were two cars in what the left is doing.
which the conventional body type In this design, presented with va-
was altered to approach more close- riations by several makers, each
ly the streamline theory. Here the front wheel is suspended independ-
shape, viewed from above, was al- ently from the frame in a way
most square, the hood "nose" blurit- claimed to minimize the impact of
ly rounded, with fenders nearly road obstructions on the car as a
This individual s p r i n g i n g. is
Suir e Resort claimed by the makers employing it
to improve riding comfort and to
make possible a more efficient dis-
rive Bann tribution of motor and other weight.
As to refinements designed to
Cor stock make motoring more luxurious and
effortless, they are legion.
Many Convenient Gadgets
LANSING, Jan. 11.-() - Backed Dashboards displaying every sort
by Gov. Comstock and other state of- of gauge checking motor and car
ficials, a program to secure an en- performance . . . altitude indicators
larged legislative appropriation for " - . ventilation systems that rush
promotional activity in connection fresh air in and stale air out . . .
with the state's summer resorting in- gear-shift levers that glide noise-
dustry today was under way in the lessly and without effort. . . brake
state. pedals responsive to the lightest
touch ... and so on.
Some 200 delegates attended a Engine refinements reduce the
meeting here Wednesday night at gasoline consumption in many in-
the call of Gov. Comstock, at whose stances, automatic gadgets reduce
suggestion a resolution was adopted the physical effort of motoring to a
authorizing him to name a com~nittee minimum, riding qualities both
to work with him in drafting a pro- through mechanical changes and
gram to co-ordinate activities and betterment of appointments are in-
launch an enlarged advertising pro- creased-and the result is some-
gram. thing to show the neighbors.
The commnittee, to be composed of
representatives of the various tour- Insects Cause Annual
ist and resort associations in the
state, will seek an appropriation from Moetar'y Loss In U. S.
the legislature.
Speakers at the meeting declared WASINGTON, Jan. 11. - (P) -
that only the influx of tourists in the Total losses from insects in the
past has kept some parts of the state United States annually amount to
from "bankruptcy." Frank M. Sparks, about $2,000,000,000, says Dr. Henry
editor of the Grand Rapids Herald, G. Knight, of the department of agri-
said that tourists annually leave culture.
$27,000,000 in the state. The annual damage to growing
"They are the best crop the north- plants, he says, is 10 per cent of their
ern part of the state has," Sparks value, the loss to forest trees is $100,-
said, "we have the resources -let's 000,000, to livestock $100,000,000 and
et the world know about them to stored fabrics, grains, feeds and
through the use of pictures and the foodstuffs $200,000,000.
printed word."
___- ______.____- ____-___ WASHINGTON, Jan. 11.- (P) -
Forty-two instruments to record the
ound Storage- motions of earthquakes at the places
where they occur have been installed
by the coast and geodetic survey in
20 California cities and at one point
d in our modern bottling plant, in the Panama canal zone.
igerator. Order a case today. -_ -_-_-_ -_




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