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29th August 1912
29th August 1912
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Turbine v. Reciprocating Pumps,

The arguments in favour of the centrifugal type of pump, for fire-brigade purposes, appear to us steadily to approach the...

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One Hears

Of holidays cancelled and deferred. Laments from those who have had them. That Switzerland may benefit four months hence....

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The "Internal Combustion" of Coal.

Few . questions at the present time are agitating the minds of those who are responsible for the running of commercial-motor...

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A New Semi-Diesel Agrimotor.

The First-published Particulars of a Crude-oil Tractor, which is Being Introduced by Walsh and Clark, Ltd., of Guiseley,...

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Goods Transport.

Some more points about motorcontracting work may be gathered from the article on pages 584-586. Friswells, Ltd., of Albany...

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A Motor Fire-engine in a River.

St. Petersburg's First Commer — Simonis Fire — pump takes a Dip in the Neva. A series of photographs, which are grouped in...

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Passenger-Vehicle Topics.

Owners and drivers of publicpassenger vehicles will find that their wants, large and small, can readily be met by making them...

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News and Comment.

This journal is extensively read by the heads of many wealthy commercial houses. Exclusive photographs and other details of a...

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Out and Home.—By " The Extractor."

In spite of my previous animadversions on the Great North Road, it was quite good, at the commencement of my holiday, to wend...

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Tradesmen s Vans on Hire Contract.

Drapers, especially, Favour the Hiring-Contract Method of Operation. It is, assuredly, a little difficult for those who are...

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The Bifuel Carburetter.

In previous issues, we have given some publicity to the introduction of a new type of carburetter which is intended for use...

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Culled from Contemporaries.

Much about the Gloomy Futures of the Horse and the Tramcar. The L.G.O.C, Knows This. Scientific management is the rational...

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Opinions from Others.

Turbine v. Reciprocating Pumps. The Editor, THE COMMERCIAL MOTOR. L16011 Sir, — Re the recent correspondence on the above...

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From Drivers and Mechanics.

TEN SHILLINGS WEEKLY is paid for the best cornmunication received, and one penny a line of ten words for anything else...

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A Taximeter Maker's Mileometer.

The necessity to keep an accurate check upon the running of motorvans on routes which, from the nature of things, vary...

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Patents Completed.

An Automatic Adjusting Splash Guard, F. G. Gill, No. 26,390, dated 25th November, 1911.—This specification describes a method...