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Motors and Motoring
The body -work and tbe lines of the new Essex Six give this car a very graceful appearance.
Mr. A. Groves, of Bicton, wanted, a light car. He looked them all over. Result: Anotner Morris Cowley sale.
After a short stay in town, Mr. H. K. Messenger, well known at Toodyay, is returning to his farm with his new 1924 model sis-cylinder Buick. Mr. Messenger is very pleased indeed wit'i his recent purchase, and is satisfied that it is the car for his requirements. Fitted with a very spacious colonial touring body, splendidly upholstered, and painted royal blue, this car cer- tainly has a very distinctive appear-
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The Royal Automobile Club'B Tear Book for 1923-24 shows - that In the York Roads Board district and munici- pality, out ot a total of 64 cars 30 are Dodges. By all appearances, it -looks
as though the number of Dodge cars In J
next year's publication will be even
greater, as scarcely a week passes : without a new Dodge being delivered i
into that district. Mr. G. S. Marwick J
ls the latest addition to the ranks. i
Mr. E. E. Williams, of Carnarvon, had a most successful run with his new International speed truck, which he took away from Perth the week before last. He completed the journey to Car- narvon in three and a half days. Con-
sidering the engine was new and had ¡ to be taken quietly In running lt in this 1 ls a proof of the riding comfort and capability of maintaining a steady
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It is essential that your car should be absolutely reliable. It must be ready for every emergency. It must be capable of carrying you unfailingly at all times, on all roads, and in all wea- ther conditions. To ensure this depen- dability the Ignition must be In good order. A timely visit to Elliott and Kiesey, 'the automotive electrical ex-
perts of S82 Murray-street, Perth, will. eliminate anxiety of this important es-
The Gray truck seems to be becom- ing quite favored in the country pro-
duce and market growing community, i Mr. E. Miguel, of Hope Valley, j
found the need of a better ser-
vice for the transport of his I produce, etc., to town, and he hit I upon the scheme of purchasing a Gray truck, which now makes it possible for him to do several trips a day whereas he could only, accomplish one with horse-drawn vehicles. He is delighted with the way the Gray truck does Its
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Mr. D. Free cora, or Cottesloe, ls an enthusiastic Morris Cowley, owner. His car looks particularly well on the
Mr. A. Slimmers, of Subiaco, has taken delivery of his Morris Cowley
car. and. expresses himself as more than satisfied with it.
Mr. W. Rendell, of Fremantle, ex- pressed preference for a British-built economical car. He got it, when he took delivery of his Morris Cowley last
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By the R.M.S. Mooltan a further shipment, of Douglas motor cycles has arrived, including a 4 h.p. model The popularity of this vibrationless machine is demonstrated by the wait- ing liât. The agents report that al- though they have just landed 40, they are again almost out of stock.
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The Morris Oxford and Morris Cow- ley cars are both British built through- out. The factory ls producing 62.0U0 cars per annum, which far exceeds any other factory output In Europe. No Continental or foreign components are built into the Morris cars, an 1 the out- put and price are Britain's effort to se- cure her quota of the overseas trade.
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The 11.4-h.p. Citroen, fitted with the French de luxe body, is gaining much ?popularity throughout Australia. For the man considering running costs it ls the proposition, for we know the thor- oughness of the French engineer, and 35-40 miles to the gallon of petrol, 1500 miles to the gallon of oil, combined with the Michelin cord tires supplied, reduces running expenses to the abso- lute minimum. .
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Mr. Carlin, of Carnarvon, was in Perth last week, and requiring a truck for very hard, rough work in the Nor'- west area, came to a decision in favor of the International speed truck. He has purchased two of these models, which will be used for express service deliveries, which entail weekly jour-
neys of 600 miles a Journey. This is ' the third International speed truck to be put into Carnarvon .during the last three weeks, which is certainly an ex-
cellent testimony to the constructurc ,
and durability of these trucks. j
A 1924 Buick Four fitted with a' colonial body has recently been pin4- :
chased by Messrs. Underwood and j
Scrivener, of Wandering. After a short run. Mr. Underwood, who is a motorist of long standing, quickly eame to the conclusion that the four-wheel braking system as applied on the Buick, ia perfect. He is also very Impressed by the remarkable power of the sturdy four-cylinder engine, which does its work quietly, efficiently and without any apparent effort.
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Dr. Gordon, of St. Greorge's-terrace, is noticed at the wheel of a smart little Morris Cowley,
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Westralian Motors wish to -assure the public that there will be no re- duction of thc Esses quality In th« new car, notwithstanding the surpris- ingly low price.
The trusty Triumph still holds Its sway throughout the country. The week's sales include deliveries to Ger-
aldton, Leonora, and Wagga.
Mr. A. B. Camerer, of Carnarvon, has recently returned from a 3000 -miles tour of the Eastern States in his 11.4 h.p. citroen car. The wonderfully eco- nomical running of 42 miles to the gal- lon and the ease of control made him very pleased.
Neptune motor oils have, again proved their value in all makes of cars, and not one complaint has yet been received regarding the quality of this oil. Motorists praise the excel- lent lubricating properties of these grades, as it ls a well-known tact that Neptune oils do not carbonise. .
Crossley cars are already well to the front In the motor car world. A recent cable from England advised that the standard 16-h.p. Crossley had secured first and second place In the kilometer official ice race held by the Royal Automobile Club In Sweden last month, averaging a speed of 61 miles per hour.
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Crossley cars have been selected-for the Prince of Wales' South. African
tour, which means that this car has up to date been chosen for the Prince of Wales' Australian, Indian, Japanese, and South African tours. His Royal Highness purchased a 19.6-h.p. Cross- ley for his own personal use In Eng-
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Republic trucks certainly are gaining much of the popularity they deserve, and are to be seen most everywhere. The latest omnibuses which are short- ly to find their way on to the roads of Perth are Republics. Messrs'. Gilberts Ltd., the local agents, are only too. pleased to discuss transport problems with anyone wishing useful sugges-