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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 14, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta 94 UPTHWMDOf MSRAID Soturdoy, April U, 1973 Elkimo rltw Voncouver Islnnd Prairie Toned" Chicke" Prairie Dog Endangered Wildlife Arctic Eastern Cougor Newfoundland Pine Morten Eastern Fox Snoke Blue Walleye Ipswich Sparrow HARVEY GSER AUCTION SALE 2 north on pavement, 2 miles cast and 1 mile south of TURIN, ALBERTA THURSDAY, APRIL 19-1 p.m. TERMS CASH tUNCH AVAILABLE Having received instructions from Mr. Gier, we will offer the following by public auction: TRACTORS AND COMBINES Mossey Ferguson 95 tractor M.H. 90 special Combine 16 ft. with pick UD and Hssston strow chopper. 1966 Cose Model 900 i.p. combine, picie-up, cob, and straw chopper. TRUCKS 1958 Chev. 2-ton truck with hoist. 1968 GMC Vi ton truck. Heavy duty. Automatic transmission with slide-in camper. MACHINERY Massey pull-type swother, 16 ft. 30; 1-CCIl disc- with seeder box; !HC 12-ft. discer; 11-ft. Noble blade with marker; Graham-Hoeme 14-ft. chisel plow with rod weeder attachment; 4 sections Diamond harrows; 35-ft. groin auger with Briggs and Strarton 10 horse motor, electric start; May- rath 27 ft. grain auger with motor; Versatile sprayer; 300 gas tank, 58-fr. boom. AC heavy dury 10 ft. double disc; new notch pens; 15-ft. coil packers; 12-ft. crow-foot packers. MISCELLANEOUS Cab for 95 tractor; 500 gal. water tonic; 130 gal. truck tonk; hydraulic rams; 300 gal. tank) quantity of tools. AUCTIONEER'S NOTE: Not too many small articles to so early. AUCTIONEERS MAMMON OSEEN AUCTION SERVICE TURIN, ALBERTA JERRY MAMMON ALLAN EGLAND' Licence 010385 licence 010101 Phone 738-4340 Phon. 643-2108 TURIN, AtBERTA CARMANGAY, AITA CASHIERS GEOFF DEBOER Ph GLEN ANDERSON Ph. 643-2229 DEAN OSEEN Licence 010386 Phone 739-2185 TURIN, ALBERTA CLERK BOB SHEARER Phone 328-8789 MR. and MRS. HAROLD JONES AUCTION SALE S Miles North, 3 Miles West, 1 Mile North of TURIN, or 1 Mile North Sundial Community Centre. SATURDAY, APRIL 21 TIME 10 A.M. TfRMS CASH IUNCH AVAILABLE Having received from Mr. ond Horold JortM, we will offer the following by public auction. TRACTORS AND COMBINES MH troctor with hydraulic; troctor with Char-Lynn hydraulic; ft. Super 27 MH combine. SP with strow chopper; ft. Claas combine reel, pick-up and baler PTO; ft. Meiroe picfc-up, I'ke new. TRUCKS 1 ton !HC truck with hydraulic hoist 2 ton IHC truck in running order MACHINERY 1-12 ft. Cockshutt wide level No. 225; 1-10 ft. Gro- hom ft. Noble blade; ft. Victory blode? 1-12 ft. IHC drill, DO press; 1-16 ft. IHC SP jwather No. 163 canvases. ft. National weed sprayer, new pump; ft. Sno-Co grain loader ond motor; ft. 4. in. grain loader, Macleods; ft. Miller rod weeder attach- ment; ft. Wade feeder box, complete; packer, 2 6 ft. and 7 ft.; 1 12 ft. disc packer; ft. John Deere double disc. MISCELLANEOUS in. oreo ail metal fon mill with elevator; metal dry grain treater; metal liquid grain treater; portable arc welder with motor NO. 250; gal. fuel tank complete with hose and stand; gal. woter tonk. tire changing unit with tonk hoses and bleeder; model 90 motor 1 ton chain hoist; bus. combine tonk; rams end hoses; pumps; vise.- electric motor; h. electric motor; mower; umbreJlaj volt battery charger. pump; 1 Set stock for 1 ton truck; grease scrao iron. V wheel" end doom ond windows, auontity ef scrap. HOUSfHOtD some table: table? table; 3 burner camp stove and burner itove: electee tnerino tub suite, table. 4 choin ond quantity folding choirs, ANTIQUES oak tofaie: box. wwfag modhinej tub Beotty hond washing mo- rftin and wringer; butter mould: man 1 mantle gas lantern; table lomp, old; comoce pitcher; basin (Ohio vmm wore) old; light Co. kerosene c'w chimney. SUNS 410 pun model 3? 'sicT; 3030 rifle like new 340 A repeeter 'c'ic AUCTIONEERS HAMMON ft OSEEN AUCTION SERVICE TURIN ALBERTA DEAN OSEEN JERRY HAMMON ALLAN EGLANO license 010386 liienm 010385 license Q10101 739-2185 Phone 738-4340 Phone 643-2108 TURIN TURIN CARMANGAY Save the animals The protection of endangered species in Canada is divided between the federal and provincial governments. But the federal' government wants to get together with the provinces and work out common ground on the sub- ject so Canada can sign a new 77-country treaty on the protection of threatened species. Map shows areas of the country where some of the animals are endangered. Famed riverboats bow to the times Canadian shoe industry hurt by foreign imports CALGARY (CP) The high demand for foreign shoes and their low cost of production are hurting the Canadian shoe in- dustry, says vice president George Hanna of the Shoe Man- i ufacturers' Association of Can- j ada. The number of imported shoes has increased rapidly with 54 per cent of the shoes sold in Canada last year made elsewhere. Five years ago, only 30 per cent were imported. "There is a certain mysticism about mid-European designs." Mr. Hanna, of Grande Mere, Que., said that at one time Ital- ian and Spanish designs were superior but Canadian shoes now are as stylish and well- made. '.'Canadian manufacturers now are doing their homeowrk. and don't have to take a back seat from the point of view of style. "We are as technically ad- vanced, as efficient, as any- body in the world. "It boils down to price. Im- porters can sell because they're lower priced." Some Canadian manufactur- ers are taking Enropean de- signs and having them repro- duced 5n low-wage countries, he said in an interview here. By -JOE WILL FORT McMUKRAY, Alta. (CP) Riverboats on the Athabasca River during the summer are going much the same way as the dogsled in the winter. They continue, but the past holds more esteem than trie future holds promise. For Captain WiJJiam (Billy) Bird, the boat and the dogsled have been an integral part of his life. In the summer he com- mands a tug and until he gave up has trapline a few years ago he used a sled with four dogs in winter. He followed his father, "an old river rat onto the water and as a youngster got a job as "bull cook you peel potatoes and wash dishes for the cook.'' The boat was a wood-burn- ing stern-wheeler that pushed barges and carried passen- gers and cargo into the North on their way to the Arctic Ocean. But no longer do the boats out of Fort McMurray carry materials for the Arctic; they mostly supply the mine at Uranium City. Sask., on the north shore of Lake Atha- basca. "Before they got the rail- road and the road into Hay River, everything for the Arc- tic went through McMurray here that cut us off, we lost that North, all of that." The river, which has been a highway into the Arctic since explorers, fur traders and surveyors first used it in the late 1700s, is navigable but not perfect. PORTAGE CUT OUT The railway to Hay River cuts out the one portage that lies between Fort McMurray and the ocean: it is a 16-mile overland haul near the Alber- ta-Northwest Territories bor- der. When the railway first ar- rived at Fort McMurray. 225 miiles northeast of Edmonton, the town labelled itself the place where "steel meets keel" and it thrived as a trans-shipping centre to the North. The stern-wheelers that used to ply the Athabasca each shipping season with loads of up to 800 tens have been replaced with steel- hulled tugs that can push barges with up to tons down the river. The barges are mostly bulk tankers' and they "run the clock around" from mid-May to mid-October to get the job done. A round-trip takes a week 2nd seldom is the stop at each end more than a few hours. With the steni-wheelers, the stops might be two or three days to load cargo onto the boat as well as the barges. And along the route they would stop to pick up stock- piled wood and the rsecaskmal trapper needing a ride. ESCAPED BURNING TUG Mr. Bird recalls that once he was piloting a diesel-pow- ered wooden tug when it burned to the waterlne. "I was at the wheel when the engineer began refuelling. The tanks were up front. A deckhand came along lighting the kerosene running lights and the fumes ignited." The tanks exploded. The deckhand went overboard and was drowned, but the engi- neer and other crew scram- bled to safety. Mr. Bird climbed to the top of the and leaped over the flames to the barges up front. The last stern-wheeler on the river retired in the mid- 1940s When the Hudson's Bay Co. turned over its shipping operation to Northern Trans- portation Co. Ltd. When Fort McMurray was the jumping-off point for the North "times .were busy in the summer but in the winter there was nothing, just trap- ping and hunting." II was to trapping, which a man could make more than in a good winter or than in a bad one, that Mr. Bird turned. "If there's a lot of rabbtts In the country in the winter, there's a lot of fur. If tiie rab- bits died off or moved off, fur went with them." See the revolutionary make-up glasses available in your prescription Doctor's pretcrifttiom Sungtanec Magnifiers OPTICAL PRESCRIPTION CO. ST S. Geoff Ph. 757-2419 Clan Anderson Ph. 643.2329 BOB SHEARER Phone 328-8789 MR. PAUL SHiMEK ESTATE AUCTION SALE 1 MILE WEST PICTURE BUTTE, 4 MHUES NORTH PICTURE BUTTE, 5 MILES WEST Of IRON SPRINGS TUESDAY, APRIL 17 9 A.M. SHARP TERMS CASH FREE BREAKFAST AT 8-9 P.M. Having received Instructions from Mrs. Ellie Shimek we will offer the following farm equipment, miscellaneous items and livestock by Public Auction. TRACTORS AND COMBINE J.D. 1964 Model 5010 tractor cab, hyds.; M.H. Model 555 diesel tractor; M.H. Model 33 diesel tractor front end I.H.C. Model A gas tractor; J.D. Model A gets ractor Farm Hand; M.F. Mode! 510 diesel 20' platform, W M.F. pickup ond cutting assembly. MACHINERY J.D. 1800 Surflex 24' tandem oneway seeding at- tachment, packer hitch; M.F. No. 12 baler, p.t.o.; Inland Sto- oker; Nobie Model K triplex blade, 24' cut hitch ond hyd. roms and hoses; 12' chisel plows; Kirchner 40; Noble Crowfoot packers; 16' Grahams Hoeme chisel plow; 55' harrows end drow bar on rubber, 4 flex, harrows 14' duplex hitch; Diamond chaff saver; Versa- tile 64' Field sprayer c'w pump; M.H. No. 20 16' s.p. swoth- er, good canvasses; Versatile 20' pull type swother; Caulkins Troshmaster rod weeder, M.F. 15' No. 36 Oneway seeding attach., packer hitch; Noble 12' blade on steel; M.H. 3 bottom 16' plow on steel; I.H.C. 12 high wheel D.D. press 11' extra long ifeel float; J.D. T mower; J.D. 10' double M.H. No. 15 monure spreader. TRUCKS 1966 G.M.C. 960 366 engine truck steel box ond McCoy Renn hoist stock 1964 G.M.C. '7 ton truck c'w stock rocks. 1948 Mercury 1 ton truck, repairs. MISCELLANEOUS gal. gas storage tanks fno gol. storage tanks stands, bale loader c'w electric motor) 12' liltinc deck; 20' fict deck; hoy rock; augers c w motors; cattle saueeze; seed auger for truck box; drag auger; overhead naf. gas heoters (Anthes) opprox. 200.000 8.T.U. ond B.T.U. SHOP EQUIPMENT 40 'on press.; v.-heci borrow.- drills; air compres- sor; ond bolt roct electric grinder; Atlas table saw. 1 hp. motor; Morquette welder Model 100 8., c w coblsS: electric bt's.- saws; hammer; Jorge quantity tooU; -wrenches: sockets; chains; onvil; ool boxes: tire hold- er; quantity ond used tires; top and die set; new cultivator shove's: nEw bol'S: steel bolt rock; quantify noih; grease Icrpe quantity of Chrysler ports (1950-581.- M.H. ond M.F. ond J.D. parts; trouchs; 4sed automatic woterer calf creep (70 bu.l; vet honey extractor; wv- erol used cors; in r-vnning order. LIVESTOCK Aporox. 90 and 8WF bred stock town ond will hbve colved by sole time, 20 open year- ling Hereford heiter.v 4 yr. old bull (Britisher Grand Champion Bull, lethbridge Su" Sole NOTE Tttis is of in- largest we hove hod the pleasure of selling thii year. There a large amount of Chrysler Ports which will be bunched end sold. equipment Is for the large ond small former eliVe. So come ond hovo breakfast provided free of charge. AUCTIONED HAMMON OSEEN AUCTION SERVICE TURIN ALBERTA DEAN OSEEN JERRY HAMMON ALLAN EGLANO 010385 licence 010101 Phone 739-2185 Phe-nc 738-4340 643-7108 TURIN AIBE3TA TURTN AlBfRTA AITA BOB SHEARED 328-8789 GEOFF DEBOER 757-2419 GtEN ANDERSON Ph. 643-2229 LADIES' DRESSES MACLEODS CENTRE VILLAGE MALL PHONE 327-4240 DAY MONDAY, APRIL 16th STP OIL TREATMENT Pinky Liquid Detergent 1. Jergens Hand Soap 8afh fize Delsey Bathroom Tissue 2ply Kleenex Paper Towels 2 1.00 Wagon Wheels 12lnpk9 1.00 J Sparkle Toothpaste 2 1.00 Shampoo Cups 12perpk8 Garbage Bags Bathroom Ensemble, Mixing Bowl Set Jf Terry Training Pants B Children's Shoes Boys' Boots m Phentex Yarn Pocfceflo pkB, poir ripper, 2 to 3 1.00 1.00 1.00 2.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 5.00 1.00 ;