Auto Notes: 0050.0531

PROVINCIAL NOTES

            The motor license plates in British Columbia next year will have a chocolate background with white numbers, according to information given by the provincial police.

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            Captain J.W. Troup, who for many years has been head of the C.P.R. steamships of B.C., died at Victoria Sunday.  He was well known in the Kootenays, where he had much to do with the building and management of the company’s boats on the inland lakes.

 

 

 

GENERAL NEWS NOTES

            Announcement is made by the Hudson-Essex Motor Car company at Detroit that 7,000 men will be returned to work in the company plants there within the next few weeks.

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            Idaho’s license plates for automobiles for 1932 will follow an entirely new idea, the counties being designated on the plate so officials can tell at a glance what county an automobile is licensed in.  The plates are slightly larger than those of this year, being 12 inches by six inches in size.  The color is dark orange with letters and numerals in black.

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            At a meeting of creditors of the defunct Motor Coach company held at Sandpoint, Idaho, last week, it was decided to sell its assets at a minimum price of $10,000, and oral notice was given stockholders of the company to that effect.  Plans are under way, to was brought out, whereby some of the larger creditors will form a new company, taking over the assets at the minimum price and supplying money and equipment to continue the business.  Creditors are being given the choice of taking stock or being paid in cash at 21 cents on the dollar.  The indebtedness of the company is about $20,000.

0050.0531: Auto Notes

Describing B.C. and Idaho's licence plates for upcoming year, and the death of well-known steamship captain.

Medium:  Newspaper - Text
Date:  December 3, 1931
Pages:  3
Publisher:  Cranbrook Courier
Collection:  Columbia Basin Institute (0050)

Keywords:

license plates provincial police steamships inland lakes stockholders creditors

Subjects:

People arrow Trouparrow
Transportation arrow Automobilesarrow
Transportation arrow Boatsarrow
Cities arrow Sandpoint IDarrow

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