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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 4, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta 1.0 THI IETH1RIDGE HERALD Saturday, Nevwnber 4, 1971 Potatoes being checked OTTAWA (CP) The health department is investigating whether there is any possibility lhat birth detects could be linked to the eating of blighted or diseased potatoes by preg- nant Health Minister John Jlunro said Friday. There is "no proof such 9 hypothesis is correct, the minis- ter said in a statement, but health protection branch offi- cials have begun tests with ani- mals and epidemiological stud- ies to make sure. Mr. Muiiro made the an- nouncement following state- ments Wednesday by a British doctor, who said four or five of every children born in Quebec and the Maritimes have bone malformations of the skull or spinal column related to the mother having eaten diseased potatoes early In pregnancy. About half of these babies are stillborn. Dr. James U. Renwick of the London School of Hygiene had been in Ottawa to discuss the matter with health department officials. In an interview ho said studies had shown a deli- nite relationship between time and place of potato blight epidemics and Incidence of the birth defects anencephaly and spina bifida. He said the Incidence of these two birth defects is more com- mon in areas where potato blight is more common, such as the humid potato-growing areas in Ireland, New Brunswick, Quebec and Prince Edward PAUL WESLEY Farm Auction SaEe Located 1 mile north and !i mile EAST OF ETZIKOM, ALBERTA MONDAY, NOV. 6th -10 a.m. Terms Cash Lunch Served Free coffee and donuls served until a.m. compliments of the Wesley family. Having received instruction! from Mr. Paul Wesley, who has told his farm, we will offer for tale at auction the following: TRACTORS 1 1969 Massey Ferguson Model 2135 Industrial Tractor with a Model 100 Hyd. Leader, a Model 212 Back Hoe, also has a push off Stacker, Davis Front End Rock Picker, 3 point Hitch, good 750x16 6 ply front tires; Model TD9 Crawler Tractor with a Hough Hyd. Loader, has a 1 yard Bucket, good tracks and is in good condition. This unit was used for agricultural use only; Model B250 gas utilily Tractor with Hyd. Loader, 3 point hitch, new tires, elc.; point hikh mounled 1 yard Cement Mixer used on abova fracforj Model 1200 4 wheel drive Tracfor with Meade Cab and is fully hyd. TRUCKS Chevrolet No. 10 14 ten 4 wheel drive Truck with a 350 V-8 rnolor, 4 speed transmission, radio, lockout hubi, fleet side, rear bumper and hai only original miles; 1 1957 GMC 3 Ion Truck, 6 cylinder motor with 8x15 grain box, hoist, slock racks and good Camperetta in good condition. COMBINE AND SWATHERS l_Massey Ferguson Mode( 410 18 ft. self propelled Combine with cab and Melroe pickup; Straw Chop- per; 1 Ferguson Model ft. S.P. Swather with Continental molor and duo) wheels; Ferguson Model 30 16 fl. P.T.O, Swather wrlh double attachment. FEED MILL 1 1969 Massey Ferguson Model 1J Feed Mixer Mill with extension in feed auger magnet, plus 4 screens. GRAIN BINS AND FUEL TANKS l-New 1600 bushel Steel Bin; 2-1500 bushel Steel 1-2400 bushel Steel 1-1000 gallon Fuel Tank, 1-500 gallon Fuel Tank; 1-300 gallon Fuel Tank; 1-150 gallon Fuel Truck Tank) gallon Fuel Truck Tank. MACHINERY l-New Holland 7 ft. Mod, 450 Power Mower; 1-3 point hitch 6 ft. Angln Blade; 1 1V3 yard Cement Mixer; 1_8 3 point hilch Chisel Cult., 2 1969 Mossey Ferguson Model 52 14 ft. Double Discs with hyd. rams, etc.; 1 Massey Ferguson Duplex Hitch with hyds. to fit above dies.; Deere Model 200F 22 ft. wing type Chisel Plow with hyds.; 2-IHC Model 150 T4 ft. Hoe Drills with 8 inch spacings, solid packers and hitch; Deere 1200 Series 16 ft. Surflexesj Hitch for above Surflexesj 2-IHC Mode! 50 _ 14 ft. Chisel Cultivators with hyd-; 1- Victory 16 ft. heavy duty Duplex Hilch wilh hyds.; Land hyd. Rock Picker; l-New Holland No. 56 Side Delivery Rake; Money Ferguson 14 ft. Rod Weeders wilh duplex h.lth; 1-Noble Blade 21 fl. K series wiih hyaY; 1-Calkins Trashmasler 14 ft. Rod Weeder, used very little; 2-tHC 16 ft. Rod Weeders with hitch; of Diamond Several steel narrow Drawbars; Chaff feed handling wagon; Chaff Saver and wagon; 1 Danuser hyd. Post Driver; Deere Wagon on rubber and rack; Holland Wagon on rubber and rack; 1 32 ft. truck mount Weed 24 fl. Bale Ele- vator. SADDLE HORSES 7 year old gelding, broke and I Sorrel 7 year old gelding, broke and gentle; 8 year old gelding, broke and senile; looled Stock Saddle. TRAILERS Trailer, 8x24 with bath, ihower, tandem axle, eleclric and gas stove. Approximately 4 yn. old. is a very clean unit; Trailer, 8x23 tandem axln. Fully equipped, like new, used only 1 lummer, GRAIN AUGERS Brandl 45 fl. 7 In. Grain Auger with a 12 h.p. efec- trlc start gas 36 ft. 7" Grain Auger with a 12 h.p. electric slarl gas engine; ft. 4" Grain Augers; J-JO ft. Drill Filler with Jong 1-10 ft. 4" Gram Auger with hyd. motor; 1 8 h.p. Kohler Gas Engine wilh eleclric siart. HOUSEHOLD Deep Freeze, 21 cu. ft. Coron- odo Deep Freezes; gas healer; Gas Heal- er; and Stand for 23" B and W TV; Several TV Antennas; 1 TV Converter Kitchen Suite wilh leatheretle scats; Quantity of Dishes; 1 Stockholm Cream Separator. SHOTGUN AND RIFLES 12 guage pump Shot Gun; Reming- ton Rifle; 1-Single shot 22 Rifle SHOP TOOIS 1 Barrow; 1 Thor Bench Grinder; Forks and Shovels; 2-lorge Eleclric Cords; 2-Bolt Cullers; Sev. era I Wrench Several Socket Sels; Hammers, Saws, Gear Puller, Pipe Threader, Large Pipe B fl. D B D Drill; Pet Power Sander; Table Saw-molar; 1-Rockwell Power Drill, sland, 1 h.p. electric molar; 1