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31st May 1917
31st May 1917
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Unintelligent Interference with Private-Hire Motorcars.

The re-signed Petrol Control .Committee continues its unfortunate career. • Its latest attempt to act, intelligently both...

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One Hears—

Of steam-powered aeroplanes. , That when time has got on it's usually time to draw i n. That Ford agrimotors are also to be...

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The Grocer and the Gudgeon Pin.

By " The Inspector." I wonder if I am right in assuming that the people who read "The Grocer" are grocers. I surmise that the...

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Experiences of Coal-gas.

Ma. 2. Some Notes from We continue to receive encouraging reports from many quarters concerning the use of coal-gas on...

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U.S.A. War Department Specifications for Motor Transport Chassis.

Forecast of the British After-the-Peace W .D1 , Model. Freedom of Choice for Final Drive. Emancipation from Fussy Insistence on...

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The Farm Tractor in Hampshire.

Activity of the Hants. Agricultural War Committee. Very few parts of the country are being . so actively developed by...

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The General Motor Bus Co.,.Ltd., of Berlin, is preparing a post-war motorbus. A passage from the recent annual report of the...

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The Wheels of Industry.

" The wheel of wealth wilt be slowed by all difficulties of transport at whatever points arising, as a carriage is by the...

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Bridges for Modern Highway Traffic.

A Review of Ferro-concrete Bridge Construction in the United Kingdom. By W. Noble Twelvetrees, MI. hiech„E., hl.Soc. Ing-Civ...

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Competing Power of Commercial Motors.

Paper and Discussion at Manchester. The pre-war rate for the hire of a single horse., lorry and man was about 12s. a day, and...

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Discussion o I the Paper.

The Chairman (Mr. Swain) proposed a vote of thanks to Mr. Reynolds for his paper, and invited discussion. Mr: Barnett seconded...

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Our Despatches from the Front (No. 141

A Motor Lorry in the Wilds of East Africa. ALT, EXPERIENCES IN EAST AFRICA. (Continued from page 279.) Later on I was sent up...

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Opinions from .Others.

The Editor invites correspondence on all subjects connected with the use of commercial motors. Letters :..hcirild be on one sLe...

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The Great Central Motor Spirit.

Recovered from Gas Oil in a Special Plant. In these times of petrol shortage, when the demand so overwhelms the supply,...

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Answers to Queries.

, Charges for 50-cwt. Lorry. [4247] (Brisket).—The charge of 1s. per mile for a 30-cwt. lorry should - be based upon the total...

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Lamps Alight.

Light your lamps at 9.38 in London, 10.12 in Edinburgh, 10.5 in Newcastle, 10.1 in Liverpool, 9.51 th Birmingham, 9.48 in...

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With Intent to Improve.

A Weekly Summary of Recent Patents, of Interest to the Maker and User of Commercial Motor Vehicles. Selected and Abridged by...