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9th August 1917
9th August 1917
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Coal-gas Makes Progress.

W E ARE PLEASED to be able to publish in this issue (pa g es 491 and 492) extracts from an expert report on the subject...

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One Hears— Of threads drawn into one.

That Churchill's for coal-gas. That the Bulls are now to have a . turn. That rival welders still make sparks fly. That it is...

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Odd Moments

With Men, Matters and Movements. Three-tonners and Fords. T N MY OPINION, that very entertaining and in structive writer,...

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• The Live Axle—Is It Dying?

By " T he Inspector." T IS, OF COURSE, quite a. number of years 1 since I took part, in a more or less insignificant way, in...


• The Advent of a New Carburetter. • FOR SOME TIME we have been watching a new method of carburation, brought to us already in...

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French Rivalry Alter the War.

A Chat with Mr. H. 0. Duncan, of De Dion-Bouton. cc I HAVE at last arrived in London and, if pos sible, should like to meet...

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Coal-gas for Motor Transport.

Summary of Report from British Commercial Gas Association. T HE EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE of the British Commercial Gas Association...

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Future Prospects.

1.—The Extent of the Use of Commercial Vehicles. B EFORE IT IS possible to make any kind of estimate or forecast as to the...

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Local Delivery by Electric Van.

The 60-Vehicle Fleet of Harrods Stores and Its Work. r HE COMMERCIAL SUCCESS of a depart efficiency of its delivery service....

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Advice on Tractors.

By S. F. Edge. The Useful Nature of the Advice by Mr. Edge is So Manifest That We Make No Apology For Giving it This...

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The Wheels of Industry.

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

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An Opening for Invention.

By Henry Sturmey. N THIS COUNTRY we are chary of new ideas, and do not accept innovations with the readiness with which they...

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Our Despatches from the Front (No. 150).

Interesting Salvage Work with a Tunnelling Co. IN THE VOSGES., (Continued from page 462.) When he had taken it all in he...

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A PRIZE OF TEN SHILLINGS is awarded each week to

the sender of the best letter which we publith, on this pag e all others paid for at the rate of a penny a line, with an...

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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. The Seuthey Gas Producer....