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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - October 17, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta Deadly Cholera Epidemic Spreads ISTANBUL (AP) - Istanbul is in the grip of a deadly cholera epidemic, Turkish health officials acknowledged today. The disease is spreading to other towns in Turkey, according to reports reaching here. A widespread inoculation campaign got under way today. The official death toll now stands at 22, but some other reports put it over 50 and rising Plans To Defy War Bill VANCOUVER (CP) - The Vancouver Liberation Front said Friday it will hold a pro-FLQ demonstration in downtown Vancouver today in defiance of Ottawa's emergency war measures legislation. VLF spokesmen Bob Enoch and Ian Hyman said that if this means they and other VLF members will go to prison under the measures, then they are all ready to go. rapidly. The reports say more than 2,000 are in hospital, a large proportion of them children. �Some hospitals were filled to overflowing and many patients were being turned away. Leaves for doctors and nurses were cancelled. The sale of fruit and vegetables from open stalls was forbidden by a government decree Thursday. Street-sellers of cooked fish and meat also were banned. Cholera, resulting from bad food and water, causes deadly dehydration in its victims. In the worst affected slums, the smell of plague was in the air. Homes which suffered deaths were marked with bright yellow signs, ai*d exit and entry strictly prohibited for five days. The dead were buried in quicklime and emergency graveyards were being prepared. striking at slums all around this The disease was reported city of 2.8 million. GOVERNMENT OWNED SURPLUS EQUIPMENT FOR SALE BY TENDER TRUCKS AND HEAVY EQUIPMENT SALE NO. 1000-70 Tenders will be received at the office of the Alberta Commercial Branch, 1810 Centennial Building 10015 - 103 Avenue, Edmonton IS, not later than 5:00 p.m., November 3rd, 1970. The following summary indicates the class and kind of Items to be disqosed of at the locations shown. Space does not permit compelte listing here of all Items offered, however, please note that complete details including reserve prices and Conditions of Sale and Purchase ore contained In TENDER FORMS which are available at all locations listed, as well as ANY TREASURY BRANCH or the ALBERTA COMMERCIAL BRANCH. DISPLAY PERIOD: All Items open for Inspection October 19th to November 3rd, 1970, Inclusive, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday at locations indicated below EDMONTON: LOCATION NO. 7 ALBERTA COMMERCIAL BRANCH WAREHOUSE, 7650 - 121 Avenue. Phone 474-1471 25-V2 Ton Pickups; 5-V2 Ton Panels; 8-'A Ton Pickups; 1-1 Ton CiC; 9-4x4s; 4 Stake Racks - 1 to 3 Ton; 11- 3Vi Tons CfcC's; 2-3'/2 Ton Box and Hoists; 5-5 Ton Slnqle Axles; 2 Tandems. LOCATION NO. 2 DEPARTMENT OF HIGHWAYS AND TRANSPORT YARD, 6312 - 50 Street. Phone 469-0431 Unit Crane Golden Arrow Spayers J00 Gal. Pioneer Crusher Farm Wagon Screening Plant 8 Wheel Single Axle Lowboys Barber Green Asphalt Finisher less goose neck Barber Green Asphalt Mixer and Drier King Fifth Wheel Assemblies Letourneau Westlnghouse Motor Front and Rear Truck Axle Scrapers Assemblies Robin Nod well Scout Car Cabooses Austin Western Motor Grader 99H Skid Shacks Boom Truck w/18000 No. Winch and Shawnee Front End Loader Attach. 25' to 40' Tele Boom Irrigation Pump Earth Auger 10" Mounted on 1963 Ford Llttleford Roller 3 t SO' 190 f� HURLBUBTcu MILKEN TnT Equipment Phone - DON GREEN Business 235-3193 or 235-3625 Auctioneer* KEN HURIBURT DAVE McNAB Lie. No. 274 Lie. No. 670 War Measures Act became effective. She said she was asleep at 4:30 a.m. Friday when two provincial policemen and two plainclothes officers raided the store. "It was a big shock at that time of the night, when you're awakened," she said. She said the police apologized for the intrusion. "i suppose everyone can make a mistake." CLOSE UNIVERSITY About 100 students occupied the administrative offices of the Montreal campus of the University of Quebec Friday, forcing officials to close the institution until further notice. At McGill, about 300 students gathered for a rally in support of the FLQ outside the arts faculty building. Rose Trepanier, 26-year-old newlywed, said "people are very nervous." "I'm nervous. The radio and TV make me nervous. (Every time I watch, I start thinking to myself 'what's going to happen'." New Canadian Chris Psom-iadis said he was used to trou- ble. He had served with the Greek merchant navy, experienced the Greek civil war in the late 1940s and immigrated to Canada after the 1965 uprising. "Now look what I've come hi to," he said. "To me, its another terrorist uprising. The characteristics are similar to those in Greece where trouble started in just the same way with a few radical guys spoiling it for the masses." KOA OWN A PROFITABLE Kampground Become a successful member of KOA, largest international system of deluxe, family campgrounds. Cash In on the booming leisure/recreation field. Modest investment brings instant cashflow and strong earnings. Proven operating methods. Choice Canadian areas still available. Write: KOA (Canada) Ltd., Dept. I, 614 6th Ave. S.W., Calgary 1, Alberta, for fre* information. SPECIAL FURNITURE AUCTION SALE MONDAY, OCTOBER 19-7 p.m. TERMS CASH NO RESERVE Nice dark wood china cabinet with rounded glass; beautiful old dining table and 6 chairs and matching buffet; dark wood bedroom suite with complete 54" bed, chest of drawers and dresser; Viking 2-door fridge, good; G-E fridge, approx. 9 cu. ft. (not very old); round oak dining table; Nice brown chesterfield and chair; chrome table and 4 chairs; 12x19 green Wonda-Weave rug and underlay; dark wood bedroom suite; good chesterfield and chair; 2 chests of drawers; Emerson TV; Speed Queen automatic washer and matching electric dryer; 4 chrome chairs; Thor wringer washer; complete 48" bed; complete 39" bed; 2 hostess chairs; McClary 40" gas range; dark coffee table; 2 dark wood step tables; blonde step table; floorlamp; original oil painting; small mats; new tapestry; pole lamp; dishes; pots and pans; miscellaneous. NOTE: As there are not too many small Items, this will not be a lengthy sale, so be on time. VIEWING SUN., OCT. 18, 2-4 AND ALL DAY MON. SALE CONDUCTED BY HURLBURT AUCTION SERVICE LTD. Phone 328-4705 1920 2nd Ave. S. Lethbridge AUCTIONEERS TED NEWBY KEITH ERDMANN Lie. No. 41 Lie. No. 458 PHILLIP ANDERSON FARM AUCTION SALE Fourteen miles south of Pincher Creek on Waterton-Pincher Highway. Turn east on first road south of Shelf Plant road and follow signs. SATURDAY, OCTOBER 24, 1970 SALE STARTS 10:00 A.M. LUNCH AVAILABLE TERMS: CASH NO RESERVE MACHINERY John Deere Model 70 gas tractor, complete with front end loader; Graham Hoeme 9 foot cultivator; Allis Chalmers 14 foot single disc; Three bottom plow; Four sections of diamond harrows; Ten foot double disc drill; Eight foot Oneway. HAYING EQUIPMENT John Deere model 780 self propelled swather, complete with crimper and pickup reel. Powered by Wisconsin 37 h.p. air cooled engine, excellent condition; New Holland No. 270 power take off bailer; Eight foot side delivery rake; Fourteen foot dump rake; Rubber tired wagon. TRUCKS Chevrolet 1968 % ton truck, only 35,000 miles, 307 V-8 motor, 4 speed transmission, power lock rear end, stock racks. Dodge 1949 % ton � power wagon, four wheel drive with winch, good motor. LIVESTOCK One two-year old Ayrshire milk cow with calf at side. One Jersey-Guernsey Cross milk cow with calf at side. HARNESS AND TACK EQUIPMENT Two" complete sets of work harnesses. Two good pack saddles. One stock saddle. Various assortment of ropes, halters and bridles. SHOP EQUIPMENT Buzz saw with 20 foot endless belt; one post drill; one vise; anvil; two crowbars; assortment of wrenches; hammers; wire stretchers; scoop shovels; 4" pipe - various lengths; 20 lb. of spikes; 150 ft. of %" plastic pipe. MISCELLANEOUS 500 gallon gas tank, complete with hose, nozzles and stand; sixteen foot 4" grain auger; International Harvester fridge; one McClary propane stove AND MANY MORE ITEMS. FORT MACLEOD AUCTION MARKET^ AT rf/eOBOSSBOADS OF PANADAS CATTLE C INTERNATIONAL SALES MANAGEMENT (OKI MACUOO  AlBtATA  �N�0A P0 BOX 690 Phone�01714 1315 HURLBURTca AUCTIONEERS KEN HURLBURT DAVE McNAB Lie. 274 Lie. 670 7th Annual KCINOVISION Sponsored by the Knights of Columbus Council 1490 DONATION CARDS ? TAD TV RIM P. ft EXTRA CARDS $3.00 EACH J UIK If DMUU $2.00 EACH ONLY ONE EXTRA CARD AT $2.00 ALLOWED WITH EACH $3.00 CARD WED., NOV. 4th-8:00-9:00 p.m. m%a I MAJOR (JLH-TV 11. H7I MAJOR PRIZES NEW MODEL CARS If you have 4 cards in your name and win one of these new 1971 cars - you also win a trip for 2 to fabulous Las Vegas plus extra bonus prizes. Buy your donation card early and qualify for a draw on 12" GE Portable TV, Belt & Howell Cassette Player and Reecorder, and a Sunbeam electric cooker deep fryer. Mail your entries together with your name and address to P.O. Box 1133 Lethbridge, to be received not later than 6 p.m., Monday, November 2nd, 1970. ;