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Some New Ideas Which Automobilists Are Employing

���Above, auto- mobile tops of leather substitute tested for a year in an open field Atleft, a five- ton worm- driven mo- tor-truck axle which has a pressed steel housing Below, a new automobile luggage -carrier utilizing the 41 footboard

��Above, a special apparatus of long beams on tires designed to aid in towing disabled cars

���Above; Four jointed slcel arms raise this steel coal lx)dy ten feet in thirty seconds

At left: A narrow driver's cab and two steel U-shaped supports front and back enable this truck to carry twenty- foot steel beams


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