The Lawton Constitution from Lawton, Oklahoma on August 21, 1963 · Page 24
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THE LAWTON CONSTITUTION, Wednesday, August 21/1963 Holland Starts Moves To Save Old Windmills Ry .K)S I I A C i K l t S ] KIXDERDJJK. The- Neilic-i'lands ·: (UPIl -- If you're in the market i for a windmill. Holland is ilie '. p'ai'c to yet one, ! The- price is rishl -- -TM u cil " ! .201 one for r\s liilie as one Duu-h i puildrr laboul '!· cents) -- but ·. llici'o is one catch; you have to . si;;n an agreement oblisiiis . v(nl lo pay for the rcsloralion n:id upkeep . of the mili. This could run Ihe : price up 10 nbcul 20.000 suilrtcrs : (53.0001. ! II i-osis about -10,000 guilders ' (SlO.OOOi 10 repair n windmill. But . since no one in llollnnd feels like spending so much on a broken-; down windmill. Ihe sovcrnmont. lo-. ral nulhorilk'S and a special soeie-. 1y Mini has pledged lo keep mills poms in The Netherlands are will- inc \o pay 50 per cent of Ihe cost. Tho sovcnimenl also offers new . owners of windmills an animal stipend of 300 guilders (SV2.').i No one wanls lo Ifi llie windmills of Holland fall apart and I h n l is :he reason [or ihesc schemes. In 19i 9 .. Ihere were 3.000 windmills in operation ihrousjhoui The ' Netherlands. There are 977 l o f i , most of them rundown, damaged : liy fire or just standing there and : coming apart at ihe seams. | An average of 50 mills has been ! demolished annually durins the : past five years. The Ministry of Kriucs'ion, An." and Sciences has pin a s;op lo ihis. bin no man : making a living by milling corn or sawing wood is in ;i position · today lo pa for eMensive repairs. In fad. tiw.v 'i'C trying lo sell otil. Of ihe 977 windmills, about -100 . are used for storing building materials, wood and olhev soods. The res: serve as living or working spru-e. slanri idle or :u'p in daily I opcraiion for corn milling, wood saw'ms or d r a i n i n g polders. :lic Iracis of low Ir.nri reels imoci !fom the xra, or oihrr body of water, by dikes and dams. Many windmill. 1 - have historical importance and l i o l l n n d would not be what ii is today if there had been no mills. Dutch aiilhorilios are deiermin- cd !o keep the windmills going -- r\en it it eosls you your Insi guilder. Truckers Drive To New Riches, Union Declares CHICAGO (UP! i--Hr who drives * truck rides on Ihr wheels of fortune. He may briiiR home $13,000 a year. And so do ihe truck driver's as- sodiiles. w i t h o u t whom he'd never ^fl on :hc rojiri. ac'cordinc io a re- pori by Ihr American Trut'kinc Associations. Inf. The field of truck-ins absorbs l.he · services of teachers, clerks, engineers, accountants, skilled workers, doctors, lawyers, merchants, firemen and insurance specialists. Paul E. Moler, personnel director of Consolidated Kreiihuvays, Inc.. sfiid: "\Vo cfin use people · ii'om every field." Asironai'is. Indian chiefs nnrl pol- Uicians. And union bosses. The industry isn't so brash as lo claim a larger number of employers !han the sovernmeni but vows it ranks second. And :he industry says a public servant rarely makes a trucking salary. The association is inlcni on exploding the theory ihal trucking is made up of a hunch of hulkin.c loujth uiiys «'ho habitale roadside eat in; spots. When it comes lo income, many of the Ions-haul drivers took home more than 515.000 last year, the association claims. As lor the trucker's cultural and educational level, the industry says a driver with a co'.lrsc dcst'ee is no longer a rare bird. i Optra lovers, stereo addicts and , part-lime artists we flooding the ; industry, the industiy report said, i The n-uck driver otten heads a suburban family, belongs lo (he . country dub and sends his children to college. Truck drivers are so well paid, reports the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, that the union intends lo examine drivers' lax ', brackets before deciding how hard j to hit management in next Oc- ' tobor's contract negotiations. J Truck drivers under major con- I tracts receive a nationwide mini- I mum of 53.03 an hour. Overtime I pushes most incomes over 510,000 » year. Radiosotopes Aid In Battle Against Disease WHITE PLAINS. N. Y. (UPJ) --Radioisotopcs, a byproduct of research on the atom bomb, a r e ! linrJing new uses in the meclica.' j profession's constant war on sickness and injury. A new device called "lieraolitre" | uses the principle of radiuisotopc'i dilution to measure the ch'Culatin;; I blood volume of surgical and otii-1 cr palicnls. According :o its .rie- | vcloper. 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