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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 20, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta 10 -THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD Saturday, April 20, 1974 Saturday, April 20, 1974 Rails may have to gear up for peak runs MONTREAL (CP) Can- railwayman retires at age 65 recommending a division of the problems of handling the whether or not there shoulc inv infomcf mav at thP pnH nt this mnnth fmm resoonsibilities in the enormous uosuree in business a change in the fundamei N.J.MACMILLAN MONTREAL (CP) Can- ada's national interest may require the railways to gear up for heavy traffic patterns at a cost of hundreds of millions in new equipment, says N. J. MacMillan, retiring president of Canadian National Railways. Mr. MacMillan said in an in- terview Friday that contin- uation of the peak-pattern of the last altering the traditional mean the need for "an enormous amount of new equipment, both cars and locomotives." The Ontario-born, Manitoba-raised lawyer- railwayman retires at age 65 at the end pi this month from the top job in Canada's biggest industrial enterprise, of which he was operations chief long before becoming chairman and president Jan. 1, 1967. Prime Minister Trudeau's office ended speculation about the succession Thursday by announcing a dual command, with Robert Bandeen, 43. becoming president and chief executive officer, and Pierre Taschereau, 53, taking over as chairman of the board. Both now are executive vice- presidents. Mr. MacMillan said his pri- mary reason for recommending a division of responsibilities in the publicly-owned enterprise was the increasing burden of running a railroad "against the clock" in a country of vast size, While moving out of the "executive Mr. joined CN as a lawyer in Winnipeg 37 years continue to work part-time at CN's 17- storey headquarters here on specific projects in which he has a particular interest. Replying to a question, Mr. MacMillan said one of the main challenges facing CN and its management "lies in CAREER OPPORTUNITIES AGRI-BUSINESS CAREERS NEED A NEW CHALLENGE? We are a major growing feed and farm supply com- pany requiring sales and management personnel in the three prairie provinces. If you are success oriented and you like people and agriculture, we invite you to talk to us. We offer top fringe benefits and excellent advance- ment possibilities. Agricultural background neces- sary. Preference will be given to applicants with agricultural education experience in livestock and poultry sales, service or management. only tttting qutliflcat'oni: H. J. Holoboff MASTER FEEDS DIVISION MAPLE LEAF MILLS LIMITED 1505-17th Ave. S.E.. Cilgary. Alberta T2G1K1 REQUIRED IMMEDIATELY FOR LETHBRIDGE CENTRE Carpenters Cement Finishers Apply MR. LENTETREAULT POOLE CONSTRUCTION LTD. 4th Ave. 2nd St. South, Lethbridge Telephone 329-0232 THE UNIVERSITY OF LETHBRIDGE EMPLOYEE RELATIONS OFFICER Duties: Labour relations, contract negotiations and salary administration respecting support staff. Experience and Qualifications: At least five years experience and prefer- ably a university degree. Salary Range: to Applications shcud be submitted to: The Controller The University of Lethbridge 4401 University Drive Lethbridge, Alberta T1K 3M4 DID YOU KNOW? That 552 Block Bros. Employees and family have just returned from Hawaii, Mexico, and Australia; courtesy of Block Bros, made possible through an incentive program and in connection with the unique marketing system of the Block Bros. Catalog of real estate listings? That Block Bros, hat a very compre- hensive training program in- volving Xerox selling skills systems and our own professional marketing program. That our managers don't compete with our salespeople: They don't list or sell. That Block Bros, has unlimited funds available to assist you in putting deals together? That trading gives our salespeople an extra listing every have lions set aside for this tremendous service. Call For A Confidential Interview: F. TINORDI 327-3478 T. GRISAK 328-2266 National Rial Estita Editor Twice-weekly newspaper requires capable editor to start May 1st. Located in Williams Lake, in the Cariboo area of B.C. Average of 40 broad sheet pages per week. Excellent working conditions. Salary in relation to experience. Write to: Managing Director 282 Oliver Street Williams Lake, B.C. CANADA LTD. Due to transfer, a large volume service station and car wash is now available for lease on Highway 3 in Fernie, B.C. Qualified parties should address their written applications to 1201 -3rd Ave. S. Lethbridge. _ __ _____ TRADESMEN WANTED NORTH WESTERN PULP POWER LTD. HINTON, ALBERTA ELECTRICIAN Applications should be in possession of Alberta T Q ticket. Good working conditions and advanced employ- ee benefit programs available. Hinton is a modern growing town, fifteen miles from Jasper Park east boundary, with good housing and schools. Submit confidential applications to: L. J. Old, Personnel Safety Supervisor Mill North Western Pulp Power Ltd., Hinton, Alberta. TOE 1BO YOUR FUTURE IS HERE. GOVERNMENT Of ALBERTA Education Consultant in Media Alberta Education Field Services Branch, Lethbridge, Alberta- Provides consultation to teachers, principals and superintendents of schools on the maintenance and improvement of media programs and facilities. Desire a graduate degree in education with media as a subject area, teaching experience essential. Some administration experience an asset. NOTE: One year appointment. Closes: May 2. 1974. Competition Number: M. 742-C-2. Information and application forms from: GOVERNMENT OF ALBERTA PERSONNEL-ADMINISTRATION OFFICE ROOM 1101, JOHN J. BOWLEN BUILDING 620 7th AVENUE S.W. CALGARY, ALBERTA T2P OY8 328-2356 Sirvicts Ltd. WARNER AND MILK RIVER RESIDENTS Are you interested in a Real Estate Career? Block Bros, is interested in you. we need salespeople in rural areas. We can offer you training, experience and fin- ancing to enable you to complette deals. Interested in more information? I will be at the Roberts Hotel Tuesday, April 23 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Call our Lethbridge office for an appointment or drop in and see me April 23, 1974. BLOCK BROS. F. Tlnordi 327-3478 T. Grisak 328-2266 Office 328-2356 National Real Estate Service Ltd. the problems of handling the enormous upsurge in business offered to the railway." Traditionally, the railway aimed at providing sufficient power and rolling stock to cope with "maximum average flow" rather than peak flow because that would mean prohibitive expenditure on equipment which would stand idle during off periods. "We have in this last year in Canada peaks which have never been experienced before and they haven't been cyclical peaks. "This is one of the reasons why both government and in- dustry now are wondering whether or not there should be a change in the fundamental philosophy because it is vitally important that Canada be able to export its produce and manufactured goods when the right time to do so is at hand." Mr. MacMillan said. Does this mean a new Cana- dian transportation policy is required? "I don't think it is as broad- gauged as he said. It can be achieved pretty well in the policy environment which we now have. But it certainly does mean a new direction. And we may have reached the point at which this is desirable." YOUR FUTURE IS HERE. Axxia GOVtHNMENT OF ALBtHTA INSTRUCTORS Alberta Vocational Centre. FORT McMURRAY. requires individuals to prepare and present lectures and perform administrative functions in the areas o! building construction, gas and arc welding, and the Pipe Trades. The Pipe Trades Instructor will be instrumental in the overall operation of the Pipe Trades Shop as well as teaching pre- employment and apprenticeshop training. BUILDING CONSTRUCTION INSTRUCTOR: Competition number 5501-19. High School Diploma preferred with Journeyman Carpen- ter's Certificate Minimum of 5 years experience as a journey- man. WELDING INSTRUCTOR: Competition nirrnher 5501-15. High School Diploma preferred with Journeyman Welder's Certificate Pressure. MIG and IIG Certificates preferred but not mandatory. Min- imum of 5 years experience as a Journeyman. PIPE TRADES INSTRUCTOR: Competition number 5501-6. Journey- man Certificate in Plumbing required, with steam and gasfitting tickets preferred. Variety o( industrial experience preferred. Closing date May 3, 1974. Apply: GOVERNMENT OF ALBERTA PERSONNEL ADMINISTRATION OFFICE MAIN FLOOR, CENTENNIAL BUILDING 10015-103 Avenue, T5J OH4 Or: ROOM 500 TERRACE BUILDING EDMONTON, ALBERTA, T5K 2C1 HOUSEPARENTS REQUIRED FOR COMMUNITY GROUP HOME Centre requires Houseparents for Community Group Homes located in Edmonton. Houseparents are required to live in a fully furnished and equipped Government-owned home. One parent may be gainfully employed in other full-time work. They will care for ap- proximately 7 adolescents aged 12 to 16 years, providing basic care and emotional support for the children. Terms to be negotiated by contract. Applicants should have some experience with teenagers. Particular consideration will be given to applicants with some education or experience in residential treatment settings. Please apply in writing to: Mr. A. G. Frauenfeld. Director, 12320-124th Street, EDMONTON.AIberta. or Telephone 454-0411. HEALTH SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT Sports sellout Former track star Bruce Kidd (above) said in Tor- onto that Canadian sport is becoming Americanized. Kidd said, "It's not skurprising that John Bassett has bouight a franchise in the new American sports com- pany, the World Football League, because the social class he represents has been selling out the people of Canada for years. Winnipeg tops in West Living costs up in most cities OTTAWA (CP) Living costs rose 1.3 per cent in St. John's, Nfld., and Winnipeg last month to lead the list of a dozen regional cities, Statistics Canada reported Friday. The March rise for the two cities was substantially above the national one-per-cent in- crease in living costs reported earlier. St. John's, with an increase of 12.5 per cent over the last year, was also well ahead of the national annual figure of 10.4 per cent. Winnipeg's inflation rate over the year was less, 9.3 per cent, the report said. Montreal had the second highest March rise with 1.2 per cent for the month, and 10.9 per cent over the year. Next were Saskatoon-Regina with 1.1 per cent for the month and 8.1 per cent for the year, Quebec City one per cent and 11.2 per cent, Halifax nine- tenths of one per cent and 9.5 per cent, Ottawa nine-tenths and 11.4. Thunder Bay nine- tenths and 9.8, Edmonton- Calgary eight-tenths "and 8.8, Toronto seven-tenths and -9.3, Vancouver seven-tenths and LETHBRIDGE'S FUND RAISING ORGANIZATION UNITED Requires an... EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR DUTIES: Under guidelines provided by the Board: Administer existing policy within set budget. Oversee fund-raising campaign and assist in all functions related to it. Sustain year-round effort to ensure public understanding, acceptance and support of the organization's goal. Responsible for the hiring and training of paid personnel. REQUIREMENTS: P.R. oriented. Some business administration and field experience. Bondable. Own vehicle. GENERAL: Negotiable salary and car allowance. Annual increases. Flexible hours. Paid holidays. Sick leave. NOTE: If interested please send a resume of education, work experience and salary history to: J.C. "FERN" BOUCHARD 203, Professional Bldg. 740 4th Avenue South, Lethbridge, Alberta plus your interpretation of the functions of this position. Applicants are assured of confidentiality. Only those replying by April 30, 1974 will be considered for interview. 9.8 and Saint John, N.B., three-tenths and 10.1 per cent. "Food indexes rose in all cities, reflecting increased quotations for most items of home-consumed foodstuffs along with higher prices for food eaten away from Statistics Canada said. "However, lower quotations were registered in most centres for beef and pork it said. "Housing components ad- vanced in all cities reflecting increased shelter costs. Prices were also higher for furniture, appliances (including floor coverings, linens, draperies and household supplies." "Clothing indexes rose in all cities and city-combinations except in Saint John. Prices were higher for practically all items of apparel including footwear. Increased charges were also recorded for laundry, dry cleaning and shoe repairs." "Transportation com- ponents advanced in all cities except Vancouver, reflecting higher prices for new cars and increased plane fares for domestic it added. "Recreation, education and reading indexes rose in 11 cities and city-combinations in response to higher prices for stereo combinations, television sets (including repairs) and phonograph it said. Food prices nationally rose 1.4 per cent last month and were 18.6 per cent higher than a year earlier. HIGHER FOOD PRICES City food price increases in- cluded St. John's 2.9 per cent for the month and 23.1 per cent for the year, Halifax 1.6 and 17.2, Saint John nine- tenths of one per cent and 17.6, Montreal 1.9 and 20.1 per cent, Ottawa 1.5 and 19, Toronto one per cent and 16.5 per cent, Winnipeg 1.9 and 18.2, Saskatoon-Regina 1.9 and 15.8, Edmonton-Calgary eight- tenths and 16.8, Vancouver 1.4 and 20.3, Quebec City 1.4 and 17.1, Thunder Bay 2.1 and 17.4 per cent. The national housing cost rise of eight-tenths of one per cent in March included seven- tenths of one per cent each at St. John's, Ottawa, Toronto and Saskatoon-Regina; six- tenths in Halifax, Quebec City and Thunder Bay; four-tenths in Saint John; eight-tenths in Montreal; five-tenths in Winnipeg; nine-tenths in Edmonton-Calgary and 1.5 per cent in Vancouver. Over the year, housing costs increased 7.5 per cent nation- ally and 9.2 per cent in St. John's, nine per cent in Halifax, 8.8 in Saint John, 6.5 in Montreal, eight in Ottawa 6.3 in Toronto, 5.6 in Winnipeg, 3.8 in Saskatoon-Regina, 6.9 ir Edmonton-Calgary, 7.8 ir Vancouver, 9.6 in Quebec Citj and 6.3 per cent in Thundei Bay. ;