Automobile Topics Volume 29

Automobile Topics Volume 29

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1913 edition. Excerpt: ...and 1912. Slower Schedule for Washington Truck Contest Run A slower running schedule has been made for the Motor Truck run of the Washington Post that is to be held May 5 to 8. It is a little slower than the first one, and varies according to the condition of the roads and the distance between controls, and is therefore more favorable to the trucks. Pathfinding for the run has been completed, and the route has been mapped out to cover a total of 288.7 miles. The first day's run will be from Washington to Hagerstown, 68.9, with Frederick as the noon control. On the second day the trucks will run from Hagerstown to Harrisburg, 70.7 miles, noon control at Shippensburg. Leaving Harrisburg the third morning the trucks will cover 65.3 miles to Hanover, stopping for lunch at Columbia. The last day's run will cover 83.8 miles, from Hanover to Washington, with Baltimore as the noon stop. All kinds and conditions of road will be encountered. Aristos Ready in Triangular Suit The dispute between the Aristos Co., of New York City, on one side, and the Ignition Starter Co., of Detroit, and the Motor Specialties Co., of Philadelphia, has reached the stage of trial, and the case will come before the New York Supreme Court during the next month. As will be recalled from the reports pubfished in Automobile Topics at the time of filing the suits, the Aristos Co. found itself between two fires when a shipment of Disco acetylene starters did not come up to expectations. It endeavored to return them to the manufacturer and to obtain a refund of the money, but found itself confronted with a lawsuit for alleged breach of contract. While the dispute with the manufacturer was being argued in the courts, the Motor Specialties Co., of Philadelphia, brought suit for...show more

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  • Paperback | 548 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 28mm | 966g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236880544
  • 9781236880543