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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 2, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta Saturday, March 2, 1974-THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD-39 New auto program hits the road By KEN METHERAL VANCOUVER (CP) Autoplan, British Columbia's compulsory government-run automobile insurance program, hit the road today confident of success despite a truckload of problems. For a week, the Insurance .Corporation of B.C. a Crown corporation set up to administer the plan, has been running full-page advertisements in B.C. papers warning motorists that "everything won't be rosy right away." The plan, incorporating a new concept in auto insurance in which penalty premiums are assessed for bad driving habits rather than for accidents, has come into effect on the government- stipulated March 1 startup date with thousands of mo- torists still not insured, none of the planned 28 claims centres completed and the validity of the legislation creating the scheme facing a challenge in the B C. Supreme Court. Straightening the chains Workers at the Georgi anchor chains in storage. Dimitrov shipyard in Varna, Bulgaria, straighten Stimulant blamed for deaths TORONTO (CP) Dr Charles Schuster, a United States psychiatry professor, said Wednesday top Pentagon officials developed "full- blown psychoses" from amphetamine abuse during the Cuban missile crisis of 1962. Dr Schuster, pharmacology and psychiatry professor at the University of Chicago, told a drug-use symposium a number of senior military MAURICE ERDMANN FARM AUCTION SALE At the farm 7 miles south, 1 mile west Vt mile south of ETZIKOM, Alberta WEDNESDAY. MARCH 6ID SALE STARTS THMSCtSH NO RESERVE Having received instructions from Maurice Erdmann, who has sold his farm, we will offer for sale his complete line of farm machinery. The following list and description is to be used as a guide and is by no means a guarantee either actual or implied. TRACTORS ft COMBINE Deere 830 Diesel Tractor with Cab. Lights. Hydraulics, Power Steering and Good Tires, John Deere 830 Diesel Tractor with Power Steering. PTO, Lights, hydraulics and Good Tires, John Deere Model D Tractor with Starter, Massey-Ferguson Model T.EA. Tractor. 3-pt Hitch. PTO. Belt Pulley. Minneapolis-Molme 4290 Combine with Cab 16' Tabfale Hesston Straw Chopper. Good Tires Mechanically A1 TRUCKS IHC Loadstar 1600 Series Truck with 900x20 Tires. Gram Box. Hoist. Spare Fuel Tank and Stock Racks. Very good condition, less than 7000 miles. 1951 Ford 3-Ton Truck with Gram Box and Hoist Mechanically Good. 1965 IHC %-Ton Truck (Good 1957 Chevrolet 4-Door Sedan ft. John Deere LZA Hoe Drills with Marker and Duplex Hitch. 20-ft Graham Hoerne Cultivator. 21-ft Victory Blade and Marker: 14-ft. Noble Blade and Marker. Deere Model 500 Rodweeders with 2-ft. Extensions, Massey-Ferguson 16-ft Pull Type Swather with Double Swath Attachment: New Holland Baler; 20-ft Rodweeder Attach.: John Deere 20-ft. Oneway: John Deere 16-ft Oneway: John Deere 14-ft. Cultivator: Minn-Toba Field Sprayer with 60-ft. Booms and HeavyDuty Pump. Side Delivery Rake. 10-ft. Double Disc: 34-ft. Grain Auger. Bnggs Stratton 9 Kp Self-Starting Engine: 28-ft. Grain Auger with B S Engine: Drag Auger: Bale Loader: John Deere Gram Loader with 3-5 n.p. Stationary Engine: Allied Front End Loader; 3-Pomt Hitch Gin Poles. 3-Pomt Hitch: 3-Bottom Plow: 3-Pomt Hitch Scraper: Shaver Post Driver: PTO Post Hole Auger. 3 Sections Spring Harrows: 10 Sections Flexible Harrows. 12 Sections Diamond Harrows SHOP D Valve Grinder Refacer; Acetylene Welder. Forney 180 amp Welder: BSD V Drill Press Vises. Bench Grinder. Battery Chargers. Post Drill: 1- Ton Chain Hoist. Air Compressor Tank; Forge Floor Jack. Hyd. Jactcs. Chains: Tools: Small Air Conditioner HOUSEHOLD Woods Deepfreeze: Leonard Fridge Bedroom Suite: Tappan 40" Propane Range Deepfreeze Freezer, Propane Fridges Chesterfield Chair; Stockholm Table Mode Seoarator. Dresser; Coa! Wood Range. Ping Pone Table. Lounge Chair. Hand Adding Machine: Radio" Record Player MISCELLANEOUS Single Compartment Fuel Tanks: 300-GaI. Single Compartment Fuel Tank Stated: Fuel Slip Tank Markee Camper Sheil, -Garden Tractor wW- Mower Cultivator RotoWler 2Vj-h p Oulboard Motor B S Engine Macieod's 12" Grinder; Link Fanning 2-Wheel UWit> Trailer. 4-Wheel FiaJ Deck Trailer. Edbro Truck Hoist, Pressure Pump Tank, 15x34 Tractor Tire. Tanks, Harness: 50-fl Endless Sell, 27-tt 1" Gas Hose. Ford 16" Tires Wheels. Field Marker. Hydraulic Rams, Propane BofiJe. Tower lor Wind Charger, Gas Pumps: Ladders: Gas Engines. Coal Furnaces. Buzz Saw; Running Gear. Tumble Bug. Fence: Hog Wire; Barb Wire. Wooden Loading Chute. Hese: Lumber. Plywood. Posls. Scrap Iron Many More Mems Too Numerous To Mention LUNCH SERVED BY ETZIKOM SUNSHINE CLUB SALE CONDUCTED BY HURLBURT AUCTION SERVICE LTD. FtoM3ZM705 1920-2iHAfi.S, Ulttrriet. MtorU AUCTtONECflS TED NEWBY License Ho. 01283 personnel took enough amphetamines during the four-day confrontation to develop the psychoses. One of the common symptoms of amphetamine abuse is paranoia or delusion of persecution, he said. In an interview later Dr. Schuster said U.S. Army medical authorities have become "more critically aware" of the hazards of the stimulant Dr Everett Ellmwood, a professor of psychiatry at Duke University, said in an interview the deaths of two or three European bicyclers have been attributed to use of the stimulant and he has been told of the death of one U.S. professional football player in which amphetamine abuse was suspected. MUCH TRAFFICKING Dr. Bruce Casselman. director of the drugs directorate of the ministry of health and welfare, said there is a substantial illicit traffic in amphetamines from underground laboratories Despite such problems, Norman Bortnick, vice- president and general manager of ICBC, says he has complete confidence that the massive, computerized insurance machine he and his staff has put together in 11 hectic months will function smoothly and handle the task of insuring 1.3 million vehicles "ICBC soon will be the big- gest' insurance company in says Mr. Bortnick, a 40-year-old accountant who was treasurer of Canada's first government-run auto insurance plan in Saskatchewan before being brought to B.C. by the New Democratic Party admin- istration of Premier Dave Barrett to head up Autoplan NEW CONCEPT Under the B.C. plan, vehicles and drivers are insured separately A major change, and the one making comparisons difficult, is that penalty premiums for accidents are removed from vehicle owners as such, but the new driver insurance, which comes into effect May 1, includes stiff penalties for drivers with bad driving records. Premiums for driving insur- ance, which must be carried by each of the more than two million drivers in the province, will range from for basic coverage up to for those with bad records. Driver premiums will be based on the number of demerit points assessed against a driver for traffic infractions other than parking offences. Electric fences may curb bears EDMONTON (CP) The use of electric fences to discourage bear raids on beehives in the Peace River area looks "very but the killing of bears by government employees is still necessary, the Alberta Fish and Wildlife director said this week. Gordon Kerr. in a speech to a meeting of the Canadian Wolf Defenders, said Fish and Wildlife officials killed 182 bears in the area last year and beekeepers with permits killed 200. Mr. Kerr estimated that before the Fish and Wildlife staff became involved in the program, beekeepers killed about 1 000 bears a year Raids by bears cost beekeepers last year, Mr. Ken- said. Alfalfa seed growers, who use bees to pollinate alfalfa grown for seed, also lost Mr Kerr said some farmers can be blamed for losing their livestock to wolves because their practices invite wolves to stick around. He urged farmers to bury the carcasses of animals that die from natural causes. KEITH CRDMANN License No. 012116 Government Spending 1974 1975 (Est) DEFENCE 1.49 DAYS Monday and Tuesday, March 4th and 5tl Centre Village IGA 2nd Avenue ft 13th Street North Martens' IGA Coaldale We reserve the right to limit quantities Prices effective till closing Tuesday, March 5th B.C. GROWN APPLES Spartan or Red Delicious 71 49 LETTUCE California Canada No. 1, Large Heads 49 6t1 ORANGES 15i 149 FRENCH FRIES Snow Cap Frozen, 2 Ib. pkg........................................... R I Sponge Puddings Robin Hood, 9 oz. net wt. pkg. Orango Crystals csi49 Nabob Sungold, 2-31A oz. pkg %J R I CREAM CORN ft 1 49 DelMarte, 14fl.oz.tins R I MEADOW GOLD ICE CREAM Assorted Flavors, 3 pint carton CHEESE Clover Leaf Canadian Process, 2 Ib. pkg............... Chicken Crisp 1 49 Monarch, 3 oz. pkg COOKIES Dares, 3-7% oz. pkg. egetable Soup iq Puritan, 10 ft. oz. tins Macaroni Dinners 7s 1 Catelli. oz. net wt. R Fresh from our Ih-Stare Bakery Centre Village IGA APPLE PIES 3s inch %fR M Where money goes The federal government plans to increase spend- ing to in the fiscal year ending March 31, 1975. according to spending estimates tabled in the Commons. Spending in the fiscal year ending March 31, 1974, is expected to be according to a forecast at Dec. 31, 1973. Graph shows the spending of major government departments. GAINERS BACON ENDS91 llb.pfcg. ;