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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 30, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta Friday, August LETHBRIDGE Dateline Alberta Shutdown at bad time EDMONTON (CP) The shutdown of grain elevators at Vancouver, effectively tying up Western Canada's grain ex- port industry, couldn't have come at a worse time, a Cana- dian National Railways of- ficial said Thursday. C. F. Armstrong, vice president of CN's mountain region, said in a news release that as far as the railway is concerned, this is the time of year when the biggest volume of grain usually moves. "We have the people, tne motive power and cars, the track capacity and the weather is perfect." Hailstorm damage jumps BOWDEN (CP) The es- timate of damage to this com- munity, about 20 miles south of Red Deer, from a hailstorm Aug. 18 now stands at well above the original estimate. A spokesman for Red Deer Roofing Co. said Thursday that 90 per cent of the asphalt shingles and between 50 and 75 per cent of the cedar shingles in the village must be replaced. Hospital wing planned FORT McMURRAY (CP) A addition to the Fort McMurray General Hospital will likely be built this fall following a town board decision to transfer 3.3 acres to the hospital, Bob Millar, the institution's ad- ministrator, said Thursday. The addition will expand the hospital to 90 beds from 54 and is a first step to building a 300- bed facility, Mr. Millar said. Driver gets six months EDMONTON (CP) Allen David Getschel. 22. of Sherwood Park, was sentenc- ed Thursday to six months in Fort Saskatchewan Correc- tional Institute after pleading guilty to a charge of hit and run in connection with the July 22 death of a city man. Court was told Dennis Lavern Haight. 21, of Edmon- ton, died following a two-car collision in which the accused struck the victim's car and continued on his way. Provincial Court Judge Dean Saks, in sentencing, noted Getschel did not inform police and said the accused didn't stop "simply because he had no insurance." 34 killed on streets EDMONTON (CP) Four traffic fatalities Wednesday and Thursday brought the total number of persons killed on city streets to 34 so far this year. Josee Irene Wilcox, 10, died when she collided with a semi- trailer while riding her bicy- cle and was dragged beneath the truck for 21 feet. George Arthur Claydon. 23, of suburban Namao. died ear- ly Thursday when the motor- cycle he was riding went out of control and struck a power pole. The Lctlibridge Herald Weather SUNRISE SATURDAY SUNSET H L Pre Lethbridge...... 82 50 .03 Pincher Creek Medicine Hat 81 47 .39 83 47 Edmonton 73 43 .01 Grande Prairie 71 41 Banff 79 47 .06 Calgary 78 45 Victoria 88 53 Penticton 85 55 Prince George 81 55 Kamloops 95 60 Vancouver 81 58 Saskatoon 61 48 .11 Regina 68 45 .19 Winnipeg 64 51 .64 Toronto 74 54 Ottawa 73 53 FORECAST: Lethbridge, Medicine Hat regions Today: Clearing during the morning. Winds northerly 15 to 20. Highs near 65. Tonight: Cloudy periods. Isolated showers. Lows near 45. Saturday: Mainly sunny. Winds northerly 15. Highs near 65. Calgary regions Today: Mainly sunny. Winds northwesterly 15. Highs 60 to 65. Tonight. Cloudy periods. Isolated showers. Lows 40 to 45. Saturday: Mainly sunny. Winds northerly 15. Highs near 65. Columbia, Kootenay To- day and Saturday sunny but with a few cloudy periods in extreme eastern sections today. Highs both days near 90 in the West Kootenays. Highs in the Columbia and East Kootenay areas lower 80s to- day and mid-80s Saturday. Lows tonight 45 to 55. MONTANA East of Continental Divide Cooler witli rain at times west few showers elsewhere today. Continued cool with widely scattered showers Saturday. Highs 60s north 65 to 75 south. Lows tonight 40s. West of Continental Divide Increasing cloudiness with few showers north partly cloudy south today. Scattered showers and cooler Saturday. Highs today 75 to 85. Lows tonight 40s. Highs Saturday 70s. 1 GOOD IDEA! your pro- duct or service in the Lethbridge Herald's Where readership and response switches on. OVER CIRCULATION Call Display Advertising 328-4411 The LetlibruUje Herald "Serving and Selling the South" Studded tires cheeked for highway damage EDMONTON (CP.) Highways Minister Clarence Copithorne said Thursday Alberta is measuring the use of studd- ed tires, but indications so far are that they do not cause sub- stantial damage to provincial roads. The minister was commenting in an interview on a report from the U.S. highway administration that such tires "do not provide any net safety benefit for drivers and can cause highway problems." Mr. Copithorne said the smaller damage in Alberta may be because material used on highways here is harder than in other provinces and the United States. He said he believes studded tires "are certainly a help to Alberta motorists considering the amount of ice during the winter and there is no similar problem in the U.S. other than in some parts of the more northerly states." Notley critical of government abuse of power EDMONTON (CP) Alberta NDP leader Grant Notley said Thursday night that the provincial govern- ment exhibited "an inex- cusable abuse of power'' in its acquisition of Pacific Western Airlines and that the legislature should be recalled to discuss the matter. Mr Notley, in a news release, criticized the government's method of ac- quiring PWA through an order in council that changed the regulations of the Financial Administration Act. And "it is scandalous that we are given information se- cond hand as a result of a communique sent to Conser- vative party constituency the New Democratic Party leader added. Premier Peter Lougheed announced Aug. 2 that the government had acquired control of the airline. The an- nouncement came a day after Don Watson. PWA president, said in Vancouver that the air- line was recommending its shareholders accept an offer of a share from a then un- identified party. The government deal was made for about 2.3 million common shares and the offer included for each of the preferred shares. CHANGES MADE "PWA was acquired under a change which was made on Aug. 1 in the regulations of the Financial Administration Act." Mr. Notley said. "Under the change, the provincial treasurer is authorized to invest money from a consolidated cash. GRANT NOTLEY investment fund in shares of a corporation that has for a period of three years either paid dividends on its common shares or had earnings available for the payment of dividends. "What this means is that the provincial treasurer can now buy companies without reference to the legislature and without even reference to the entire cabinet." He added this would probably mean that three or four senior ministers, in conjunction with the provin- cial treasurer, would make investment decisions and "the net result is that these ministers are given a free hand to spend our oil wind- fall." "When one considers that legislative control of the ex- penditure of public funds is one of the basic tenets of our parliamentary system, the government's move is inex- cusable." Tighter controls urged for service stations FORTS OF ENTRY opening and closing tithes: Carway 6 a.m. to 12 midnight; Chief Mountain 7 a.m. to 10 p.m.; Coutts open 24 hours; Del Bonita 8 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Kingsgateopen 24 hours; Porthill-Rykerts 7 a.m. to 2 a.m.; 8 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Roosevillc 8 a.m. to midnight. (Times in Mountain Daylight Time.) CALGARY (CP) A group of Calgary service station operators has joined in a growing demand for closer control over all night service stations. Members of the Automotive Retailers Association are cir- culating a petition calling on city council to issue permits lor all stations which desire to stay open all night. Dennis Scott, spokesman for the operators, said permits would be issued only to stations which were widely separated by distance and which would have two or more adult workers on duty at all time. The move came less than a week after a service station attendant was brutally murdered while working alone at an all night station here. Montana post for Calgarian HELENA. Mont. (AP) The appointment of Dr. Leo A. Hamerlynck, 44, of Calgary, as co ordinator of mental retardation and mental health for Montana's department of institutions was announced Thursday by director Edwin G. Kellner. Hamerlynck will serve as a consultant and adviser to all state departments with ser- vices or programs in his field, Kellner said. The job will pay a year. Hamerlynck, who holds master and doctor degrees in education from colleges in his native Oregon, has since 1967 been associate professor of educational psychology at the University of Calgary. Only two nights before a Medicine Hat service station attendant was beaten to death m that eastern Alberta city. He said Calgary service sta- tion operators are "sickened by the horrible murder" of John Berze. 16. and said the death has brought on wide support for closer control of service stations. Staff shortage hits hospital EDMONTON (CP) The Journal says activities at the Alberta Hospital here will be curtailed because of staff shortages until ultimately only "acutely psychotic" patients are admitted. The newspaper quotes a government source as saying the limitation of service at the hospital, slated to get a new forensic unit in 1976, will go so far that the director of the hospital's ex- isting forensic unit, Dr. B. W. M. Dorran, is considering ask- ing court officials to stop referring people for psy- chiatric assessment. The hospital deals court referrals, those judged with unfit to stand trial. CHINOOK STATIONERS LTD. ANNOUNCEMENT Sales Representative Brian Baines is our newest representative and is well qualified to serve your of- fice, stationary and printing needs. Brian is looking for- ward to meeting our many old and new customers. BRIAN BAINES (Chinook 319-7 St. South JLta, Phone 327-4591 DUNLOPFORD APPOINTMENT Mr D L Dunlop. President of Dunlop Ford is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Aryn J Hansen as Re- tail Automotive Salesman as of Sept 1 1974 Arvm has been in the automotive industry for 26 years and has a wealth of knowledge m this field He would like to welcome all his former customers to come and see him for all their automotive needs ARVIN HANSEN FORD CORNER 16 AVE. and M.M. DRIVE SOUTH CAREER OPPORTUNITIES BOOKKEEPER Required for Sales and Service office, bookkeeping and bank experience es- sential, submit details in writing Box 123 Lethbridge Herald QUALIFIED PARTS PERSON REQUIRED Good working knowledge of automotive parts is necessary. Permanent employment. Good starting wages to successful applicant. For interview, forward resume to assistant general manager at: MACLIN FORD Macleod Trail at 61 Avenue South, P.O. Box 5708, Station A, Calgary, T2H 1Y2 SECRETARY TREASURER CONTROLLER required by successful Mercury Lincoln Dealership in Lethbridge, Alberta C.A., R.I.A. or similar qualifications with previous automotive experience preferred but not necessary. Duties involve supervision of complete I.B.M. com- puter accounting system, preparation of monthly financial statements, supervision of credit and report- ing directly to the President. Excellent renumeration, including numerous fringe benefits and profit sharing programme. Apply stating experience and qualifications to: 207 Canada Trust Bldg. Lethbridge, Alberta. IF YOU ARE GOING NOWHERE IN YOUR PRESENT JOB You should investigate our Training Program for REAL ESTATE SALES BLOCK BROS, has consistently led the Industry in Real Estate Education. Our program includes: Block Bros, exclusive Practical Training Course for newly licensed salespeople. An introduction to the basic requirements in becoming a successful Real Estate Salesperson. The Xerox Professional Selling Skills Program. A total immersion learning program. Develops professional selling skills. Employs sophisticated audio-lingual techniques. Taught only in small group sessions by fully qualified instructors. Block Bros. Professional Marketing Program. A daily program, of Intensive activity to acquaint the salesperson with up-to- date marketing principles and practice. BLOCK BROS. For a Personal Interview, call: PRANK TINORDI 327-3478 TIM GRISAK 328-2266 BLOCK BROS. REALTY LTD. 328-2356 NATIONAL REAL ESTATE SERVICE BLOCK HBROS. Are you looking for steady work with good pay? Norfab Homes Ltd. A mobile home manufacturer is offering just that. We need capable workers immediately to fill existing vacancies in our production line, previous experience not necessary, however it would be preferred. If you are interested please PERSONNEL MANAGER Norfab Homes Ltd. Box 999, Fort Macleod, Alberta Phone 234-4431 COUNTY OF FORTY MILE NO. 8 requires the services of an Administrative Assistant to the County Administrator. Initial duties will include a broad range of tasks relat- ing to all facets of County operations. The position offers excellent opportunity to advancement based on indivi- dual initiative and willingness to accept responsibility, and will appeal to candidates interested in a career m Municipal Management. Written application to be received by p.m. on Wed- nesday September 18, 1974, with duties to commence as soon as possible. Applicants should possess a minimum of Grade XII. General office or accounting experience would be an asset but is not mandatory. Resumes indicating edu- cation, interests and work and salary history should be forwarded to Roy R. Wallman County Administrator, County of Forty Mile No. 8 Foremost, Alberta Peace River School Division No. 10 COORDINATOR, INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS CENTRE Required in Peace River School Division No. 10 to begin duties as soon as satisfactory arrangements can be made. Successful appli- cant must have teacher qualifications with ad- vanced training or experience in educational media communication. Responsibilities involve the organization, operation and extension of the services provided by the present media centre. Forward applications with supporting docu- mentation to: MR. T. D. SHIELDS, Superintendent of Schools, Peace River School Division No. 10, P.O. Box 339, PEACE RIVER, Alberta, Phone: 624-3601. SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS The Peace River School Division No. 10 invites applications from interested persons for the position of Superintendent of Schools with duties to commence as soon as possible. ENROLMENT The Division employs 155 teachers in 14 schools with an enrolment of QUALIFICATIONS (a) A permanent Alberta professional teaching certificate. (b) Five years of teaching experience in Alberta or in a school system of equivalent standard. (c) A degree from the University of Alberta or from a university of equivalent standard. (d) Have pursued one year's graduate study in a field acceptable to the Minister either at a University in Alberta or at a university of equiva- lent standard. Executive Officer of the Board. indicate salary expected in application. annual vacation of four weeks. CLOSING to be in divisional office by Monday, September 16, 1974. Applicants should apply in writing including a com- plete resume of training and experience. Applications should be sent to: Chairman, Selection Committee, Peace River School Division No. 10, P.O. Box 339, A PEACE RIVER, Alberta Envelopes marked CONFIDENTIAL ;