Motor Age Volume 17

Motor Age Volume 17

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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. 1910 edition. Excerpt: ...Missouri and the entire southwest. Good Boad Samaritans--The Good Boads Contracting Co., of Spokane, Wash., has filed articles of incorporation with the secretary of state. The company is formed for the purpose of bidding on the roads to be built in Spokane county during this year, and its incorporators are privileged to buy, sell or lease land and build public and private roadways. The capital stock of the company is $10,000, divided into shares of $100 each. It is understood that the company is formed for the purpose of taking contracts for road work at a profit of not more than 7 per cent on the investment, and that the same persons who are at tho head of the Spokane County Good rom 60 Four Boads Association are also directing the affairs of the contracting company with a view of giving the county the greatest value for every dollar expended. E-M-F Official Car--Chairman William Mogee, of the Norristown Automobile Club's contest committee, has selected the E-M-F as the official car in the club's endurance run to Scranton, Pa., May 18-19. Bisons Want Clubhouse--The Automobile Club of Buffalo is preparing plans for a clubhouse for its members. The committee in charge of the new project is seeking for a suitable site. It must be within 15 miles of the city. What the house will cost has not been definitely decided. The grounds will be of at least 10 acres area. Postmaster Converted--For some time past the Buffalo postoffice has been experimenting with the use of motor cars to collect the mail from the boxes and sub-stations. This has proved very successful. The only drawback is the bad condition of the streets in the wintertime. If the appropriation for the Buffalo postoffice is large enough motor cars will be continued in the service. New...show more

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  • Paperback | 1112 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 55mm | 1,937g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236788192
  • 9781236788191