Automobile Topics Volume 4

Automobile Topics Volume 4

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1902 edition. Excerpt: ... and it was impossible to come to a standstill, when a dozen girls, none more than 12 years of age, were seen playing in the road, which is very narrow. The chauffeur blew his horn repeatedly, but the children paid no heed. They were in imminent danger of being run down, when the man suddenly turned the heavy machine over into the narrow greensward at the side of the road. Before the other passengers could catch their breaths they were sailing through the air in different directions. A sudden swerve of the steering gear had jammed the automobile head into a tree, smashing it badly. The automobilists left the place in a carriage, the chauffeur remaining to look after the damaged vehicle. Clubs and Associations The Bronx Automobile Club was organized April 12 last and has fourteen members. The officers elected are: President, J. G. Sauer, M. D.; vice-president. A. C. Geyser, M. D.; secretary and treasurer, F. M. Jeffries, M. D. A constitution and by-laws on lines with those of the American Automobile Club were adopted. The first club run will start from 138th street and Mott avenue, at 1.30 p. m., Saturday, July 19, and will proceed to Hunter's Island Inn, in Pelham Park, where lunch will be served. Permanent officers of the Kansas City Automobile Club were elected last week, as follows: President, Louis Curtiss; vice-president, Ferd Heim; secretary, Myron C. Albertson: treasurer, C. F. Lovejoy. It was decided to hold another meeting this week, at which all who wish to join at that time may be entered as charter members. The following members enrolled their names: D. D. Dutton, W. T. Irvon, W. L. De La Fontaine. C. F. Lovejoy, F. R. Sanborn, J. H. Wittman, D. F. Piazzek, E. S. Morris, R. L. Huesk, Louis Curtiss, Edwin S. Hall. Dr. G. L. Henderson, ..show more

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  • Paperback | 356 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 19mm | 635g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236650522
  • 9781236650528