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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 5, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta Tuesday, November 5, 1974 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD 15 Herald Fluoride praised by health officer COALDALE (HNS) A Lethbridge Physician said here recently that he can tell the difference between Councillors to consider raises WARNER (Staff) "We don't get paid for the time you are on the telephone com- mented Reeve John H Otto when the Warner County coun- cil recently considered pay 'I have heard (people say) don't know how councillors can do the work at so little ex- said Coun Victor Pittman of Warner Coun Murray Holt suggested council could review its rates Jan 1 "I don't think our taxpayers are said Coun Holt Councillors are paid per day fo.r fulltime council meetings per day plus subsistance for out of town meetings mileage at 14 cents per mile, and per day for supervisory work Coaldale and Lethbridge children the condition of their teeth Coaldale has fluoridated water, but Lethbridge does not presently treat its water, noted G R C Palmer medical officer of the Barons Eureka Health Unit He spoke at the organizational meeting of the Coaldale Home and School Association Mouth and teeth problems rank first among medical troubles of youngsters treated by the unit he said But the unit treats fewer mouth problems from Coaldale children, possibly due to fluoride treatments Other frequent medical dif- ficulties of youngsters include eye trouble tonsils and nose and sinus difficulties Dr Palmer also recommended getting children outside into the cold air to prevent colds and other viral diseases, he said New association officers include Lorna Smith Ingeborg Toupe vice president, Nestor Fernandaz, Rosemary Neufeld treasurer and Charlev Bryant, publicity 24th Lethbridge FALL CATTLE SALE Thursday, November EXHIBITION PAVILION Exhibition Grounds, Lethbridge, Alberta 37 HEREFORD FEMALES 31 HEREFORD BULLS p.m. Sponsored by SOUTHERN ALBERTA CATTLE BREEDERS ASSN Conducted by LETHBRIDGE DISTRICT EXHIBITION South In short Barons gets final payment BARONS This community has received from the provincial government, the final payment of a grant for a raw water storage reservoir The grant was part of in grants announced this week by Environment Minister W J Yurko The money was made available under the Alberta Municipal Waterworks Assistance program Coaldale group at disaster COALDALE (HNS) Four Coaldale youths are assisting with disaster relief in Alabama Allan Poetcker, Jake Reiger, Alvm Dueck and Jack Reiger, all members of the Mennomte Brethren Church, are cleaning in the wake of the disaster and- helping rebuild homes under a church sponsored program They are expected to be there through the Christmas season, living m a van they purchased for the project Kootenay environment studied CRANBROOK (Special) An environmental study for the Kootenays will provide .nformation to determine pollution control standards Ben Marr, chief of the provincial water resources service says The study has been in the planning stages for several months Some air monitoring equipment has been ordered Lands, Forests and Water Resources Minister Bob Williams says it is the most fundamental, significant study ever earned out in B C He said it would include detailed data on emissions from Commco Ltd operations in Trail and Kimberley. Canadian Cellulose at Castlegar and Crestbrook Forest Industries at Cranbrook and Skookumchuk Mr Marr says the pollution control branch will use the in- formation gathered in the two year study to determine the type of standards required for various industries WILLY LEHMAN, LEFT, RESTORES OLD AUTOMOBILES SUCH AS THIS FORD, SAVING THEM FROM RUST AND FATHER TIME THE CLOCK IS INCLUDED IN HIS COLLECTION 'Junk9 collector isn't selling despite fat offers of cash By D'ARCY RICKARD Herald District Editor STANDOFF My wife says 'Don't bring any more of that old junk home1' That's how Willy Lehman describes his wife's reaction his passion for collecting old cars and old everything else But Mr Lehman can't obey his wife Mabel Every time he spots an old, rusty relic he has to own it "I bought an old Model A from Grassy Lake Put it behind the barn She didn't see it until spring He opened the door to a quonset hut There stood five antique cars, He owns eight complete vehicles Don't ask me how much they're worth But he gets phone calls from would be buyers The phone rings It's Fred Loukes of Vancouver, looking for a Model T 1917-24 roadster bodv "You betcha they are says Mr Lehman "Yes, they are hard to find But look in one of his gar- ages You'll see an early 1930s yellow Model A roadster and a 1926 touring car "I think I could get for either one of them Not that I want to sell them mind you Behind the barn a rusty old car Behind the chicken coop a slightly frayed pickup truck Behind the woodshed more vehicles Willy hasn't got around to rebuilding them yet "It would take a year to put the old 1928 Chevy truck back in he says "That old truck almost killed me I couldn't start it There was a mouse in the transmission I got cold lying under it I work- ed there all afternoon My son Don. he s a mechanic at Card- ston, helped me put it back together After that I was sick for about six weeks Where does he find these valuable pieces of junk9 "I go off the highway down old side roads You don't find anything near the highway any more To tell you the truth, one time I had to buy a farmer's scrap pile because there was two or three pieces m it I wanted He said All or nothing Down in his basement he plays an old Victrola, the one that is tagged "Victor Talking Machine Company, Camden, N J His face lights up with joy at the scratchy sounds of an old record 'Anything old interests me and I have got to go see it, he says kicking an old beer keg "I might not be rich but I don t have to sell the damn things I just like to look at them Looking at a big bell mounted before his house 'I got it about three vears ago from a Seven Persons church 14 miles south of Seven Per sons This fellow was using the church for a granery He didn t reallv want to sell it but I stuck so much money in his pocket he had to A Huttente offered me S100 for it but I didn t sell They use them for dinner bells Then there s the 1915 Model T touring coach he got at Pincher Creek I could call up a fellow in He wanted to give me .-.00 for it His wife got hairv o.'er it Bill Lehman was born in Switzerland We all came over in 1923 Lived at Harner until 1958 then I moved up here I had one cowbell my father brought over in 1923 I got two more when I took a trip to Switzerland this summer 'I can t talk Swiss so I didn t go, says Mrs Lehman The beils are beautiful He saw 93 of them hanging in a restaurant He also brought back a little wagon used bv Sw iss mothers to take their children out to the field Then Mr Lehman shows me a tobacco plug cutter tagged Chew Stag Tobacco Hev if vou want to take a picture that is a dandy pic- ture here an old Stevens radiator he says Then there s his old gram tanker Fellow said he would trade me a Honda motorcvcle for it Another fellow from said That would look nice in front of my house But ttilh won t sell Sale yard opens at Bow Island WATCH AND WAIT FOR SHELDONS PROMOTION SALE 1 DAY ONLY THURSDAY. NOV. 7th 516 3rd Avenue South Next Door to Bank of Montreal Lnifarm fete Nov. 15 Region 14 of Unifarm will hold its annual after harvest banquet and dance at the El Rancho Motor Hotel Nov 15 Helmut Entrup farmer's advocate for Alberta and Bill Nicol of Edmonton former Kipp farmer who has been named to the advocate s office will be the featured speakers The new Mercedes-Benz 280S A dimension lor those the handling and comfort ol a sedan the and dlieieno of our iecen- exlmder engine i> 16.755 J OB PRO-MOTORS 1520 2nd Avenue South, Lethbridge Phone 328-8117 BOW ISLAND Alberta s newest auction market opens for business today in this centre in the heart of Canada's largest municipal district Bow Island Livestock Co- operative was formed about a vear ago and construction on a 50-foot by-100 foot wooden structure began this spring Built on 12 acres in the Bow Island industrial park, the auction market features of- fices sales ring, seating for 250 customers and a soon-to- be-completed coffee shop. A 30 x 40-foot hog barn is built onto the side of the main building for hogs awaiting sale through the Alberta Hog Producers Marketing Board Richard Casper, one of six board of directors members, said the auction market has 130 outside pens with a holding capacity for 1.500 head This includes four large feeding pens which will enable the market to hold animals for the new owners after a sale These have feed and water- ing facilities The outside pens are all interconnected About 60 per cent of them have a concrete floor Built at a cost of Ihe auction has 70 shareholders It will draw on the Count} of Forty AWe for much of its business Monday is sale day for the auction market Except when j Monday is a statutory holiday. activities will begin at 10 a m j with a hog sale and the cattle sale starting at 1 p m Fred Fisher, auctioneer and auction manager, said washing facilities have been built into both the sales building and the- hog barn HOME IMPROVEMENT PRE-FINISHED MAHOGANY PLYWOOD Sizs 4' x 8' Sheets. 4 mm thick, per shest VINYL ASBESTOS 59 FLOOR TILEjgy2c Arborite 080 gauge. 4 embossed patterns, each 4'x8 sheets. 8 of the mos! annular colors to choose from, per sheet Picture Frame Made from Yellow Cedar 7 Patterns to choose fron PARTICLE BOARD Smooth Kiln dried warp free 12" wide 96" long. V thick each SHELVING 34 ADVANCE LUMBER CO., LTD. 2nd Avenue and 13th Street South Phone 328-3301 SALES British carpet sales to japan have increased tenfold "Your Pioneer Lumber Dealer Since 1925 ;