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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 17, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta Lynne Van Luven Fading summer season leaves Mazie morose "Kind of elusive isn't if7" asked Mazie one over- cast day last week My friend and I were watching amber leaves floating idly in the bird- bath. I responded, mourning my podless peas and earless corn, neither of which were suitable fruits for my summer's hard labor responded Mazie. "I said summer's kind of elusive: I could have sworn it was here just a few minutes I sighed, shiver- ing and scuffling through expiring leaves. "It's always seemed to me that summer is a lot like she con- tinued "Promising and torrid at the beginning, but fizzling out a lot sooner than it should." 'You and Ralph have another altercation9" Mazie huffed a huge sigh 'Oh no, nothing like that It's well, hard to define I just get to feeling kind of morose about this time of the year. she asked, striking an orator's pose, "have all the golden days of summer gone? All the picnics, the days on the beach, all the lazy after- noons, all the flowers I never picked, all the meadows I never walked "You're beginning to sound like a particularly melodramatic country- western I interrupted. Another Sigh "I know it." Mazie admitted. "The approach of autumn does that to me: decimates all my taste and reserve "It does something to all WHEN A th QUEENS DEN CANADIAN EXHIBIT from BELMORE'S MUSEUM COUTTS, ALBERTA of I said, starting to (eel morose myself "Like spring fever in reverse makes you feel low-down instead of high spirited I guess we've all been overly influenced by the romantic poets Mazie looked incredulous Her idea of a romantic poem is Robert Service's travail of the Lady named Lou. "Sure, I insisted. "Spring and summer evoke sprightly, happy poems Contemplating fall and winter, poets see only doom and gloom. "For I in- sisted "Consider Thomas Hardy who was pretty down cast, even at the best of times In "The Darkling he describes leaning on a gate "When Frost was specter-gray, And Winter's dreg's made desolate The weakening eye of day' And Gerard Manley Hopkins said "Nothing is so beautiful as spring but a few poems later he glumrned right up contemplating autumn 'Great said Mazie. "you mean we equate autumn with life's passing, our mortality and the blight of death which hits us all eventually7" said Mazie, 'I'd feel more comfor- table just bumbling along, thinking it had something to do with the equinox We Stock Exchange Car and Truck Motors We can CUSTOM REBUILD Your Own Motor CRANKSHAFT REGRINDING CYLINDER REBORING CYLINDER HEAD RECONDITIONING For complete details contact: BAALIM WHOLESALE LTD. 205 -10th Street South Phone 327-8587 or the GARAGE or SERVICE STATION NEAREST YOU! Tuesday, September 17, 1974 CETHBRIDGE HERALD EQUIPMENT SALES SERVICE BALERS AND SWATHERS 1 Used No. 12 Massey-Ferguson Baler Field ready 1 Used 16 ft. No. 175 Swather Completely overhauled, excellent 1 Used 16 ft. No. 210 IH Swather Cut only 500 acres since new 1 New Holland No. 990 Combine Very good, 13 and 20 ft. tables 1 Used 13 Platform For Model 715 or 403 IH Combine. Several Used Sund Pickups 7 and 9 ft. 1 only 11 ft. No. 990 Very good 1 Flax Roll Attachment For Model 181 IH Combine 1 John Deere 12 ft. 3 Roller Belt Pickup Like new MISCELLANEOUS 1 New Linden Trailer Post Pounder 1 New Dryelman Rock Picker 3 New Stock Waterers 1 New 6" x 28' Brandt Auger TILLAGE EQUIPMENT 1 Used 21 ft. Noble Blade Model HC, very good 1 Used 36 ft. B1 Morris Rod Weeder 1 Used 24 ft. No. 75 IH Heavy Duty Chisel Plow 1 Used 26 ft. Krause Chisel Plow New 28 ft. IH No. 490 Tandem Disc New Model, Just Arrived TRACTORS 1 New No. 4366 IH 4 Wheel Drive Tractor 1 Used IH No. 806 Propane Tractor with Cab 18.4 x 38 Rear Tires; 1950 total hours since new. 1 New No. 354 IH Tractor PTO Horse Saver, available now 1 Used Model 660D IH Tractor with Cab MADGE EQUIPMENT LTD Phone 647-3838 Milk River Paul Madge 647-3812 ;