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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 10, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta My If, TW rHERAID 17 Might write a book CONTINUED FROM PAGE 16 Relating experiences dur- ing Ms 13 years in the busi- ness Ed said, "We've often thought about writing a book." He said he's seen some small auctions and some large ones. Sometimes neigh- bors wiB add some of their items to a sale. Everything "It's tie only business I know where a man can buy something with the wink of an eye, the scratch of an ear or the wave of an said Ed "And it is one of the few places where a man's name is good for a sale." People are extremely hon- est at an auction sale, he said. They constantly bid on items and if lucky, call out their name. The clerk and cashier record the bid and at the end of the sale com- pile Hie bill, cash or cheque is paid and the happy "cus- tomer" goes on his way. Ed said there are a few bad apples who cause some trouble for the auctioneer but "they soon get weeded out. We get stung once and forgive. We get stung twice too but never a third time." Auctioneers talk about these persons who don't pay or who won't stand behind per- USED BALERS 20 Units To Choose From RECONDITIONED OR AS IS Mf NO. 3 P.T.O. MF NO. 10 P.T.O. BALERS PffJCB> MOM............. MF NO. 12 P.T.O.BALERS PRICED FROM NEW HOLLAND 280-277 P.T.O BALERS. PRICED FROM____ JOHN DEERE 14 T. BALERS JOHN DEERE 24 FT. BALER CASE P.T.O. BALERS BAIERS p.T.O. ____ T-N-T EQUIPMENT LTD. 235-3193 NEW HOLLAND VBtSATUE DEALERS OARESHOUM, AlKRTA flick bids. Soon son is blacklisted. Through experience, Joe Perlich can tell bow a sate will go. But the status of the seller also has a bearing on the outcome of the sate. "If he bas been a good neighbor, if be has a good reputation in the community, it will be a good says Joe. If a man has a reputation for keeping his equipment in good condition, the prices paid wffl show. Joe said there are also many new faces at farm auc- tion sales these days. Many people just turn up for an outing, others gather around a farm sale in case a few antiques turn up. Auction scene Be it torrid bidding or not, farm auctions are a highlight of the season's social calendar. These fel- lows, right, might fee laughing at something a friend just bought or they could be trading the latest yarns. The gent at left; on the other hand, can't wait .to dig into that box to find out what he just bought. Alberto Home Insulation Co. 324 14th St. S. lethbridge P.-A. Ross Phone 327-4386 We specialize In Insulating older existing and homes. Serving Southern Alberto and B.C for 25 Years STOCK NO. 2502 1973 PLYMOUTH FURY 01 2-DOOR HARDTOP 360 V-8, automatic, power steering and brakes, radio and rear speaker, HD suspension, rear window defogger. ed windshield, power deck lid release and other Crysler options. Mist green in color with a white vinyl roof. lea. Save NOW 4596 r At Fantastic S DISCOUNTS STOCK NO. 3319 1973 VALIANT DUSTER SPORT COUPE 318 V-8, automatic, radio, fold down rear seat, plus many other Chysler op- tions. Aufumn Bronze Metallic. Save NOW 3338 mOTORS LETHBRIDGE PLYMOUTH, CHRYSLER. DODGE TRUCK DEAIBT 1st and Tlh St. S. Phone ;