The Beaver Herald (Beaver, Okla.), Vol. 35, No. 46, Ed. 1, Thursday, April 19, 1923 Page: 3 of 8
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THE BEAVER HERALD BEAVER OKLAHOMA
IN WASHING GAR
Improper Methods Are Some-
times Worse for the Finish
Than None at All.
RAIN WATER FAVORED
FOR AUTO RADIATORS
TEMPERATURE OF WATER
Its Use Is Recommended as Less
Cleaning Solution! Containing Ammo-
nia or Any Kind of Lye Soap Should
De Avoided Loosen Mud
and Dirt Gently.
Tho purchaser of a motorcar proud
of Its resplendent luster Is prone to
raake many commendable resolutions
pertaining to Its frequent washing nnd
cleaning nnd then actually do more
harm than good In the zeal with which
theso operations are carried out
If one could watch the minute care
with which the final surfaro Is built
up at the factory where coat after
coat of expensive material Is deftly
applied and carefully rubbed the car
owner would be more specific when
he gives Instructions to hnve the car
Do Not Use Brush.
Ho would make sure that the water
Is no warmer than CO degrees for no
varnish will withstand sudden appli-
cation of hot water. No matter how
much mud or dirt Is on the enr It
should not bo scrubbed oil with a
brush. Cleaning solutions should be
avoided especially If they contain am-
monia or any kind of lye soap. And
the practice of removing mud and dirt
by a harsh water blast Is decidedly
detrimental beeauso the blast drives
the grits of dutt and mud Into the
The Integrity of the varnish Is Im-
paired by every scratch It receives.
Because these scratches often are so
small that they arc not apparent to
the eye does not lessen their danger
to the finish! Examine a car Tilth the
aid of an enlarging glass nfter It has
received a thoughtlcsi "rush" washing
nnd tho apparent glasslike surface Is
found to be actually broken up into
countless cuts and scratches. The
process need be continued only a com-
paratively few times when these
scratches will he worn through the
coats of finishing vnralsh allowing
moisture to seep Into the undercoats
and the llnlsli will begin to check
crawl and disintegrate.
Right Water Pressure.
When running water Is used the
pressure should be Just sufllclcnt to
keep the water moving six Inches
from tho open hose. Then the mud
nnd dirt should be gently loosened
with n soft clenn cloth or sponge ir
Eoap must bo used It should be pure
cnstlle. When the car Is clean It
should he showered with cool but not
cold water especially If warm water
lias been used at tho beginning of tho
work or If the car Is to be run out
Into cold weather. It Is advisable to
wash one section nt a time drying
with n good chamois. In using the
chamois tho motion should be In
straight lines rather than circular.
Tho chamois should be kept clean
throughout tho operation washing It
out frequently with soap and water
and rinsing thoroughly with clean
water. Do not rub a varnished sur-
face after It Is dry.
Every time tho car comes In nfter
a muddy trip it should be washed be-
foro the mud hns a chance to set or
Driver Should Remember That Prop
er Supply la Just ai Important aa
Supply of daaolln and Oil-
Keep Close Watch.
There Is always r day of reckoning
for those who neglect details In the
caro of their car and that day Is like-
ly to como when you lost expect or
desire 1L What you think you have
saved by neglect will bo spnt In ex-
pensive roudslde repairs. Attending
to dctnlls Is thrice chcaiwr and what
Is more relieves future worries.
And one detail of your car which
you should watch carefully Is your
radiator. Trouble Is sure to come un-
less It Is kept full at all times. Form
the habit of Inspecting and refilling
the radiator before the car Is taken
(torn the gnrngo. When on long tours
especially If jou have been doing con-
siderable hill climbing keep a weather
oyo peeled townrd the water supply.
Ilemembcr that tho proper amount
of water Is as Important as your sup-
ply of gasoline nnd oil. It Is not n
bad plnn to examine the water supply
every time you stop for gasoline or
oil. Uao clear water nnd If ruin wa-
ter Is obtainable employ It as less
scale and deposit will result.
Tho cellular openings always should
be kept clean. Keep mud from re-
maining In them as It cuts down radi-
ation und presents proper cooling. You
should occasionally Hush tho entire
circulating sjstera. This may be done
by disconnecting both the upper nnd
lower hoso connections nnd allowing
fresh water to enter the filler neck
nnd flow down through the radiator
nnd out the lower hose. The motor
water Jackets can bo flushed out In
the same wny.
COUNTRY OF GOOD HIGHWAYS
ADAPT REAR-SPRING SYSTEM
Said to Act In Capacity of Shock Ab-
sorber In Leceening Effects
of Hard Jolts.
A new rear-spring system for light"
weight cars Is said to act In tho ca-
pacity of a shock absorber or snubber
In lessening the effects of n Jolt when
one of the rear wheels drops Into
depression or strikes an obstruction
ns well as to serve the prlmnry func-
tion of the usual spring which It re-
places. It consists of two sepnrate
cantilever springs the ends of each
being attached to the rear axle and
frnmo In such a way that they cross
Ntw Federal Act Will Give United
6tate Beit System ef Improved
Road In Warld.
The new federal highway act will
give the United Slates the best high-
way system In the. world. This menus
greater comforts for sightseers as they
motor over the country and it means
direct public benefits In better trans-
portation of farm products to shipping
points. Money extended for Improved
hlghwnjs Is money wisely invested
providing the program Is kept within
tho ability of taxpayers to pay the bill
without burdening themselves unduly.
About 180000 miles of road are In
cluded In the system being mapped nut
by federal nnd state engineers. The
federal hlghwny act requires thnt nil
federal aid bo spent on n connected
s)stem consisting of not mora than 7
per cent of the road mileage In ench
state and that this whole scheme shall
consist of Interstate and primary roads
and Intercounty and secondary roads.
Several states hnve adjusted some
what dlfllcuH problems from neighbor
Ing states. Kor exnmple the Nebras-
ka system showed n big gnp In an Im-
portant hlghwny along the northern
boundary. South Dakota has agreed
to follow with a road plan which will
fit like pictures on toy blocks. Under
the federal net only roads certain to
be on the general system hnve been
approved for construction.
The days of highway building by the
fanners In their spare time Is becom-
ing a thing of the pnst. The Job Is
being done on a big scnlc now.
Something to Think About
Dy V. A. TDAUCER.
By DOUGLAS MALLOCH
HIGHWAY NEEDS OF FORESTS
1 1 SHOCKSHOT
PLAN TO CLEAN UPHOLSTERY
Many Automobile Owners Make Mis-
take by Using Gatollne Plain
Water Is Favored.
Many ntitoinohllo owners make the
mlstnke of trying to clean leather up-
holstery with gasoline. This method
cracks tho leather and destroys the
good appearance of most leather. Just
plain water mixed with a llttlo am-
monln Is recommended by thoso who
have had experience In cleaning up-
holstery. After this hns dried tho
leather should be rubbed with n soft
cloth In order to get n polish. Sen Ice
stations will recommend good prepared
Illustrating Action of New Rear-Spring
Syetem When Left Wheel of Car
Strikes an Obstruction Shock Being
Deflected to Right
nt tho center of the rear cross mem-
ber of the frame which they sup-
port at that point by means of a slid-
ing bearing. Popular Mechanics Magazine
An emergency cotter pin enn be
mode from u common hairpin by a few
twists of tho pllcra
'It Is not advisable to use n nonskld
tire on one rear wheel and a plain
tread on the other.
It Is necessary to hnve a rather
llghthodled free-flowing oil when the
splash tjpe of lubrication system Is
used. u -4
Don't turn the hose on your enr
In order to wash It. Water forced
out In this way gets Into Impossible-to-reach
places and doesn't Improve
To Complete Neceitary System 13500
Miles of Roads Must Be
(rrtpited bj lh United Stain Department
of Acilculturv )
A comprehensive study Is now being
mndo of the road needs of the national
forests according to the nnnual report
of the forest service United Stntes
Department Agriculture. Tho lis-
ures nvallublo lndlcntc that to com-
plete the necessary system of forest
development roads nnd trulls 11.500
THE STEP M5YOND
JUST a step beyond the barriers
which have so long defied in nnd
we are sure of our ground certain of
realizing our fondest hopes nnd
marching on und on with tho victors.
The thought thrills us with elation
but how hard It la to make tho final
stride when wo nro worn nnd weary.
Human nature Is prime to lose cour-
ago when the chuse Is tiresome.
It Inclines to become dMienrtcned
when carefully worked out plans nnd
calculations full Immediately to pro-
duce iinllilpntcd results.
The fatal fault with most of us Is
lack of patience coupled with an Incli-
nation to be governed by Impulse
rather than rcuson nt the turning mo-
ment when everj thing Is dependent
on cnlmness nnd firmness of purpoi.
We Incline to haste when we should
go slowly and Inke nccurntu account
of our energy where wo should con-
serve It that our minds may not bo
filled with fenr and finally overcome
with sickening apprehension.
In business ns In line most of our
miserable failures result from our re-
fusal to consider seriously the fctep
Tor some paltry reason n whim of
the fancy or a laxity of activity we
find ourselves at the crucial moment
weary of Hie chase.
So wc Rlt In tin' Inviting shndo of
a friendly nook while our more am-
bitious rivals steal n march upon us
and rupture (ho prlre only u slop
hejond our Impatient renrh.
The blame Is our own. Hut the
truth never penetrates our souls until
the clear perspective of years gives
us n shnrper vision which enables us
to see our folly.
It Is not until then thnt we fully un-
derstand our shortcomings.
To make nnii'tids for our own de-
ficiencies w proceed to pass around
advice to our Intimates which as a
rule falls on barren ground. They
know us I
There Is hut n step between sue-t-ss
and failure likewise but n step
between hope and despair. When the
occasion comes for action very few of
us nlas know how to make the step
though It Is Inviting and lies nn air
And yet there Is probably no other
movement more vitally Important to
mnn's future success than the Mep
tt5lr McClura Nwappr Bjrnillcalf.)
A .MAN they say Is made of clnyj
" Undoubtedly It's true.
Hut then one finds so many kinds
Of clay now haven't you?
Along the creeks are jellow streaks
Uf tiny that wouldn't do.
I know the mushy sort of slush
Would never make n man;
Ilo'd fall apart before you start
Would crumble In the pan.
That's not the ditch of clay In which
And In the yard Is clay so hard.
So shrivelled up nnd dry
So rough und cold with musty molt
Ami full of nlknll
No love nor wit could soften It
You wouldn't even try.
Hut there Is cluy beside the way
That's solid et will bend
That gives nnd takes tho kind thnt
A fellow and n friend
That onco you choose jou never lose
That holds until the end.
So don't liegln with clay ton thin.
Nor stnrt with clay too thick.
The plastic kind you'll nlvvnys find
The best to do the trick.
Just ndd a hand of good old snnd
Anil then jou'll have n brick I
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Forest Road In Oregon.
miles of roads and 37114 miles of trails
must be constructed nt an estimated
expenditure of $04003000. For tho
system of forest highways of primary
Importance to the stntes counties and
communities tho rough survey Indi-
cates thnt $107058000 must be ex-
pended for construction or Improve-
ment. If the present current appro-
priations arc continued It nppenrs pos-
sible to complete tho development of
an adequate road sjstem within the
national forests covering all require-
ments In from 0 to 20 years.
MASCOT FOR ENGLISH AUTOMOBILES
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The famous sketches of a dog In the
London Dally Sketch Is reproduced ns
a mascot and decoration for the radi-
ator of automobiles. Tills noted fig-
ure which Is known the length and
breadth of England Is mounted on a
cap and ride triumphantly on the
hood of th car. It was first Intro-
duced at the London uutomoblle show
In Olymplu hull and now Is the most
popular thing abroad.
REPUBLIC'S FUTURE IN ROADS
Together With Railroads and Water
Routes Highways Are of Tre
Development of the Tar Ilastcrn Ite-
publlc through more highways Is pro-
dieted In the booklet "Trade and In-
dustries" published by tho special 'del-
egation of that country to the United
Stntes of Amerlcn. "Together with the
railroads and water routes" says tho
report "highways are of tremendous
Importance. The purpose of highways
nmong others Is on tho one hand to
enrry through the territory of the coun-
try commodities for export nnd to di-
rect these commodities Into the prin-
cipal routes and on tho other hand
to distribute nmong the population the
Imported goods received from tho
principal routes. Uy these highways
It will be possible to reach the known
vast mineral deposits. In tile nenr fu-
ture It will be possible to organize
either through the government or by
private means automobile nnd tractor
transportation of freight on the same
commercial baMs existing at the pres-
ent time on the railroads nnd water
THE NEXT HURDLE
PIHDIl In past achievement gives
jou confluence. Hut you can eas-
ily have too much of It.
I.I to Is n good deal like n hurdle
race. The next hurdlo doesn't look
so high when jou linvo tnkon three or
four like It. Hut It Is the next hurdle
not tho last one that ou must think
However gracefully you cleared the
last one your problem Is getting over
the nno Jutt nheud.
Take advantage of all the confi
dence you can get out of what jou '
havo done. Hut nlvvnys remember I
thnt It Is what Is still to be done. mt
Is going to count.
Nnpoleon Irritated his boasting gen-
erals by nnswerlng their stories of
battles won with the query "And
what did you do the next daj 7"
It Is hnrd to be nble to hask In the
light of past accomplishments. Pleas-
ant It Is to sit back nfter doing some-
thing dllllcult and ndmlre ourselves
for doing It.
Hut life Is like n moving sidewalk.
You havo got to keep up with It or
get off. And wo nrc nil born with an
Instinct that prompts us powerfully
not to get off.
Keep your eye on the next hurdle.
Thnt Is the hurdle that Is of vital In-
terest to you. It Is the one on which
you must concentrate all jour cour-
age and all your energies.
Tor If jou don't get over It you nre
out of the race nnd utl the hurdles
you hnvo taken before hnve gonu for
If you have had n little success
make It a big success. Put thu hurdle
up n little higher. If you have done
one Job well find n tougher Job and
do thnt better.
That Is what makes progress nnd
progress Is necessary i to the prosper-
ity ami happiness of iery human be-
ing Just ns It Is necessary lo the pros-
perity nnd hnpplness of the whole hu-
The'ro will he plenty of hurdles to
take. Hut when jou havo taken ono
make rvuriy for another. Por success
Is Just one hurdle after another and
tho man who takes' them as they enmu
Is the man who wins out.
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Common Sena With Roads.
Common sense knows It Is better to
put a good but Inexpensive covering
on a road and maintain It. than to lay
the best but most expensive surface
and allow It to deteriorate through
lack of maintenance.
I gam we
TTLot tiers Coo
k T3ook j
The mnn who holds down the ladder
nt Itio bottom Is frequently of Just aa
miirli ecrvlre ns the man at tho tou.
Tho mother In the hume who Is faithful
to tier diltlei Is na Invaluable ua the
FOOD FOR"THE FAMILY
ANICI3 llttlo company snndvvlch
'.which Is dlffcreiit nnd served
with n cup of cocoa or coffee will bo
enough for light refreshments Is
Chicken Salad Rolls.
Mix one cupful of cooked chicken
ono cupful of chopped celery nnd one-
half cupful of chopped green olives
with three tablcspoonfuls of muyon-
nnlso dressing seasoning highly with
suit and cayenne. Cut smnll rolls Into
halves removu the soft centers spread
with softened butter and fill with tho
salad; press the halves together or
serve niicn with the tops garnished to
suit the taste.
For the Cooky Jar.
Take olio cupful of shortening two
cupfuls of sugar two eggs ono cupful
of milk three und one-half cupfuls of
flour a teaspoouful of flavoring a llttlo
salt mid ouu tuaspoonl'ul of baking
powder. Mix. chill mid roll as thin us
possible. Sprinkle tho tops with sugnr
Just before going Into the ovtn. For
vurlety cut with a doughnut cutter
sprlnklo with sugar und cinnamon nnd
ndd threo. halves of ulnionds points
to the center nt equnl distances. Those
tiro culled sand tarts.
. Select tipples of uniform size and
which "ill cook tender without losing
their shape. To half a dozen tipples
prepnro n sirup In which to cook them.
When tender decorate with quartered
blanched almonds sticking them Into
thn npplo ob thick us destred. Pour
tho sirup around the npples and bake)
until tho nuts nro lightly browned.
Servo ns dessert with cream. Tho cen-
ters mny be filled with bright colored
Jelly nnd they may bo arranged on a
platter If desired with a spoonful of
cream whipped stiff on each.
( 19 Wealarn Newspaper Union.)
Has Anyone Laughed
YOU LIKE TO ARGUE?
You may be a bore- or you
may not with this propensity.
"Yet If jou control It well you
arc n stimulating person to hare
about. Nothing Is better for a
crowd of lary-mlnded folk than
lo havo such as you nround.
You enn urguc on whether the
moon hns flowers or rocks havo
life or babies have rights or
women have hearts or anything
but politics nnd religion and
still be popular nnd timtilng.
Argument und discussion can be
tlib pep of n party If no one
Your get-away here Is:
YOU KEEP THE CROWD
AMUSED AND INTER.
$ by McClul Newapapar Bjrndlcata.)
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WAS NOT THE SALESMAN'S FAULT
Surfacing Saves Fuel.
Coming off dirt roads onto gravel
you unconsciously loosen up on the
throttle tho car goes faster less gaso-
line la consumed and there Is less
wear and tear on the car with greater
comfort (o the users.
r.noea Certainly Were Mismatched
but It Was Hardly Fair to Put
the Blr;e on Him.
The Wpmun recently went Into one
of the we:i-kDO'.vn shoe shops. A
woman with n bundle had taken the
next seat and sot' to a salesman:
"Perhaps you will remember that I
recently bought two pairs of shoes
Just alike. have been wearing ine
pair nnd when I came to put on the
other pulr I found they were mis-
matched." "I do not seo how thnt could hnve
happened" snid the salesman "for
the shoes arc all carefully packed and
"Well you can see for yourself that
these shoes are mismatched" and the
woman unwrapped the bundle. Surb
enough. It contained two shoes for the
"Thut Is very strange." said the
salesman. "And you say the other
pair Is all right?"
"Oh yes. I have them on."
The man looked down. She wat
wearing two shoes for the left foot I
lie had grout difficulty In convincing
her that she was tho cause of the (als-
Poverty keeps many a man
making a fo of hlmsuLf
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