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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 20, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta Retired hospital engineer planned only short staY By STEVE BAHEHAM Herald Staff Writer When Simon recent ly retired chief engineer of Michaels General Hospital be gan work at the hospital in he planned to stay for five Forty years latei in Feb ruary this year he retired from his engineering Berger was born in in and came to Canada in 1928 After spending some time in he decided to travel to Van couver in hopes of finding em On the way west he passed r through Lethbridge and liked i dairy farm and for the next i feet of steam pipes in the hos two years he milked 50 cows a pita day for 23 a month Over all the he can In September of word inly remember once when a leached him that a new real emergency arose That pital was being built in Leth1 wr in 1968 bridge Quilting his job at the A power line outside the hos B l i tU 1 J he returned to Leth bridge and on be came shift engineer at the new Michaels General working 12 hours i pitil became damaged and the hospital was without power for about eight hours The auxiliary power proved recalls that when oonservin a Berger the hospital was built there were few houses to the south or east and the comparatively huge structure became a land When the hospital was first day for but i had to cairv the the but other than a temi it had 85 beds and 10 doc porary no employment tors had the hosnital privileges was to be found i there The hospital now has Vancouver did not prove j ovei 200 beds and 92 doctors hospital s best power foi Worth 1971 1HE IcThBRIDGE HERALD Synchronized MHW show Student exchange SIMON BERGER 11HI the units first Sev al electric motors burn ed but no harm came to anv of the hospital Mr Berger concedes that j OH even with the 36 veals of hard t Work Alderman C W Chichcstei Hentamely scheduled was chosen chairman of a comfor Saira Lament Jiuo mittee organizing a student exreturn with the Saint Uiueiit with Saint contingent July 11 I he yue Lethbndges twin at the bee students will vw tor gioups first meeting home July Plans tall for 20 local stuThe students make dents to They are the trip have noi been athougli the selection piouss is under j The cummittee i ttt ing on a federal covei travel lot A similar student ixdunge j I The Lethbridge JSwim Club will hok a i Alice in Wondei i i March 27 at S p m in the Sick Intermission guest or show will be from the Li1 i bridge Diving Club and i Lethbridge Lions A m a i Swim Club Tickets foi the show office Proceeds between the he Synchronized available fiom an membei the Synchroniied Club Bus passes 1 uf bus rr M city hall ens tner 65 who have n the city for at least a much more hospitable When he arrived he discovered more than people were unem ployed in that He finally managed to secure a job on a Why its called THE SECURITY GRAPH one of Ihe most mod1 ern hospitals around in those said The only other hospital in Leth bri e at the time was the old Gait Hospital The institution wasnt to i work he put in at the he has accumulated many fond and met thousands of people Tf I I would do it all over again PERCENTAGE In an average the ap ples produced in British Colum P The color film Vagabonds of the Mountains will be shown at the legular monthly meeting Kenwood Engmeeung ConTuesday of the Chinook Om struction Ltd ol Lethbridge has dor club been issued a building be narrated by permit for foundation voik foi Ron smylie of one of the Aqua Tech gimp tnat made the first j manufacturing plan at fanadian climb of Ml 2nd N Logan Work is expected to lie com Thf m wlll be open pleted in about a month I he he pubhc and is no i was held two ycais ago Try Before You Buy UP TO 30DAY TRIAL 1 anti pollution agent Er Mcynlcc How much Life Insurance do you really need to guarantee your family the kind ot future you want them to enjoy The Manufacturers Lifes Secuntv Giaph answers this question byaneasil understood visual A Security draph review of your present Life Insurance will enable you and your family to get maximum benefits from your present For more information just mail the account for about 45 per j which is uied as an P function without its of he Canadlail 1 and many people thought hospital was too big for a town i the size of During the people j just didnt have any money and it was a constant struggle keeping check on sinking fi1 nances was no such thing as j doctor plans and unj employment said Mr He recalls one day during those years when the matron called the staff togelh er and told them there was no money for salaries She asked Mr Berger to find a car and visit some of the people that owed the hospital monej I came back one n the Gas Company audi torium on Staffnid ON YOUR DOCTORS RECOMMENDATION MAICO SMITHJONES HEARING AID SERVICE RIPIEY OPTICAt 618 3rd Ave S 3285447 SCRAP IRON NOW PAYING MORE FOR ALL TYPES OF SCRAP METAL Form Industrial Anything Made of Iron COPPER BRASS RADIATORS BATTERIES CAST IRON Truck Carloadl Truck Scales Maqnrt Crane Service National Salvage Company LIMITED NEW LOCATION 206 33rd Street North Phone 3281721 Scrap ti Our Business MANUFACTURERS LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY 210 Professional Phone 3275514 I would ike lo know more about your SECURITY GRAPH Then in with the war raging in Bergei was forced to leave the employ of the hospital and worked on a government oil project in the North West There were men work ing on the and Berger remembers one time the mercury wallowed around 70 degrees below zero for three After the he returned to Lethbridge and look up the position of chief engineer at the a job he held tor the next 25 Berger was educated on the mostly in steam plant operation It was his responj sibility to keep close check on j the including the TRUMAN SELBY FARM AUCTION SALE MARCH 31st Located 3 miles south on Hi south on the H mile west of MILK RIVER SIGNS WILL BE POSTED SALE STARTS 11 LUNCH AVAILABLE Terms may be arranged on larger machinery with owner prior to sale I have received permission from Truman Selhy to offer at public auction the machinery and goods listed below MACHINERY 1 14 ft John Deere hoe 7 m and Cominco fertilizer 1U Graham Hoome heavy duty 1 14 vibrating spring 1 18 Model HC 1720A Noble blade wMS wing ran be converted to 21 ft 114 fl centre drive John Deere rod 1 12 John Deere Sjrflex can be extended to 1 6 cr 20 new model Massey Har ris one bottom plows of diamond ft sections of one way packers hiph press drill wiih mustard attachment ft weed ft blade HARVESTING AND HAYING 428 15 ft Cockshutt combine with in Al 110 ft Sun 127 ft Marath gram auger with mowers pickup quards TRACTORS 1930 Comfort Kinq Case natter vnth dual hydraulics lias only worked 1120 hours like International gas good has done very little worl TRUCKS AND WAGONS 11952 Chevrolet 1 ion truck 114 ft rubber tired wagon wooden wheeled wagons MISCELLANEOUS 1 tumble i steel stone bnrb woodtn 1 100 gallon septic brand 1 lornr manclVrl ond 2 1 roll of chicien 1 roll of hog 1 8 by 16 hog 2 cylinder 1 pump 1 centrifugal force septic lank Marlcods 1 25 ft fan 1 25 ft length of 1 m rubber 1 field 1 trap 10 by IA ft 1 garden cultivator with mower 1 hydraulic SHOP TOOLS 1 hp eliCtric 1 h p clcctnc rnoiors 1 1 in electric drill 3 hydraulic picks end 1 grind gas log 1 post 1 1 1 socket 1 tool 1 O air compressor Many more items HOUSEHOLD 1 1 1 e inmpl able rhnirs 1 small end table MANY MORE ITEMS AUCTIONEERS NOTE All the machinery listed for ttm sole is in exceptionally good If you need any good machinery this this sale will give you the opportunity to acquire it Dont let cold windy weather keep you away from the sale as all the machinery will be lined up in front of the shelter bell at the Selby SALE CONDUCTED BY BOB LAACKMANN licence 010457 Phone MILK RIVER Owner TRUMAN SElBYPhone 67J103 GROWING Im1 llic nm lluiinl lo am Heres a must for the Revelation for the experinced BETTER WAYS TO SUCCESSFUL GARDENSNG rn Canada The Letlikulgc Herald For only J Or if you wish a copy sent to you Send 4 25 to cover mQilin9 and handling in by iSABELLL YOUNG and CHARLES YOUNG 326 Pages Chock Full of Useful Information Conditioning plants lo survive out winters Plrintiiig dates find soil mixtures Bulbs Indoors and Outdoors Greenhouses and Cold Frames Lawns and Landscaping Rock Gardens and Lily Ponds House Plants and Gift Plants Plus much ;