Call our Sales Team on 0208 912 2120


8th May 1919, Page 3
8th May 1919
Page 3
Page 3, 8th May 1919 — ONE HEARS
Noticed an error?
If you've noticed an error in this article please click here to report it so we can fix it.

Which of the following most accurately describes the problem?

" Excise excised."

That the motor user's verdict •on the Budget is : "Reasonably reasonable."

"Motor spirit licence to be abolished." Then the Budget did budge it.

"No taxation of benzole:" " For this relief much thanks."

That we have not benzoled this time at any rate. • Sales up ! "

That whisky at 10s., ed. a bottle is taboo as motor spirit. • That you can't run on it.

• Though there were those who knew that before— seeing that it was difficult to walk on it.

That the proof of the spirit is in the running.

That the only thing left to worry about is that 40 per cent. Death Duty on our estate.s of £2,000,000 and over.

The path of sobriety—less bottle, more throttle. .

That we can now avoid the "Road to Ruin' and make good the ruin of the roads.'

That D.O.R.A. is making a last stand on the no "standing " order. That a bad workman blames his tractor.

That the .taxi driver is only a fair-weather friend nowadays.

That it should be "Every vehicle for itself and devil take the trolley wire."

That the L.G.O.C. is now securing from coal gas efficiency equal to that obtained from petrol.

Of expressions of thanks to the Petroleum Executive for the share it played in the Budget proposals.

That the difficulty of ascertaining the number of aliens in Government employ suggests that they are innumerable. • A question as to what will become of the industry if, because of munition-acquired wealth, many of the big men go out of it.

That if the use of beehive non-recovery coke ovens were declared illegal, an increased supply of benz,ole would be at our disposal.

That in London. there are now omnibuses running on three different' fuels—petrol, coal gas and a mixture of alcohol and benzole.

That convoys of new lorries for civilian delivern southward bound, were snowbound for a while in Derbyshire—rn the last week in...April!

That three recent new demands of transport workers have, as a result of discussion with representatives of employers, been postponed for three months


Locations: London

comments powered by Disqus