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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 1, 1975, Lethbridge, Alberta Saturday, February 1, 1975 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD 35 Commission plunges on with freight rate increase OTTAWA (CP) The Cana- dian transport commission de- cided Friday to plunge on with the complicated freight rate case even though the railways are taking the rate issue to the Supreme Court of Canada. The commission reserved decision late Friday on what action it will take on a Federal Court of Appeal recommendation to review the freight rate case which affects about shippers. David Jones, chairman of the railway transport com- mittee, said the commission will make a decision within a few days despite a railway re- quest to postpone the issue un- til after the Supreme Court hearing. Earlier Friday, the Supreme Court informed the railways their bid for leave to appeal a portion of the Federal Court ruling will be heard Feb. 17. The railways are seeking permission to appeal the Federal Court recommenda- tion that the commission look again at the freight rate case. The Federal Court said in the same decision last Satur- day that the commission did not have the power to post- pone the effective date of half the 25-percent rail freight increase to March 1 from Jan. 1. The rest of the increase came into force Jan. 1. After the Federal Court ruU ing the railways increased their rates the full amount. The provinces of Alberta, Manitoba, Saskatchewan, On- tario and British Columbia and the Atlantic Provinces Friday asked the commission, in effect, to roll back tem- porarily the rail increase. They suggested the Federal Court ruling left room for the commission to delay im- plementation of rail freight tariffs by extending the time for filing and publishing rates. This was disputed by the railways. The provinces and the Atlantic Provinces Transpor- tation Commission originally asked for a 60-day postpone- ment of the 25-per-cent increase in general commod: ty rates. This led to the commission ruling Dec. 31 postponing half the increase to March 1. The Hallways appealed the deci- sion to the Federal Court and now are seeking the right to appeal part of the Federal Court ruling to the Supreme Court. VV. G. Burke-Robertson, counsel for British Columbia, argued that the Federal Court ruling effectively requires the commission to deal with the freight rate case. CAREER OPPORTUNITIES STAFF NURSES Staff Nurses required for a new 21 bed Intensive Care Unit with an interest in Acute Coronary Trauma Nursing. Previous experience desirable. Three Week programed orientation given. Apply to: Foothills Hospital Personnel Department 1403 29th Street N.W. Calgary, Alberta T2N 2T9 Phone: 283-8833 IMMEDIATE SOCIAL WORKER POSITION 4 months. Full time, experienced in working with native young people desired. Send resume to: REGDUMONT 604-Slh St. S. Lethbridge The Canadian Armed Forces Have Employment Opportunities In The Following Trade Fields CREWMAN FIRECONTROLMAN RADIO OPERATOR MARINE ENGINEER TECHNICIAN VEHICLE TECHNICIAN AMMUNITION TECHNICIAN MEDICAL ASSISTANT COOK SUPPLY TECHNICIAN We will teach you and pay a monthly starting wage of with regular pay increases as you progress. Phone or Visit Your Canadian Forces Recruiting Mobile At the Bridge Town House Motel on 05 06 Feb. 75 between 12 noon and 8 p.m. Phone: 327-4576 or write to Canadian Forces Recruiting Centre, 522- 8th Ave. SW Calgary, Alta T2P '1E8 or visit your local Canada Manpower Centre. IF YOU CAN'T GO REGULAR GO RESERVE Contact your local Reserve Unit, The 20th Independent Field Battery, Kenyon Field Armouries, Lethbridge. Phone: 327-2650. GET INVOLVED EARN WHILE YOU LEARN FULLY EXPERIENCED Automotive Partsperson for Sales and Stock Control Salary commensurate with experience. Apply in person at HAGEN ELECTRIC LETH. LTD. 1202-2nd Avenue South ca CANADIAN UTILITIES J LIMITED FINANCIAL PROGRAMMER Our expanding utility group has an im- mediate need for a qualified Financial Pro- grammer. Responsibilities include the program- ming, maintenance and documentation of es- tablished financial planning models, as well as analyzing alternate computer systems and assisting in the preparation of Strategic and Operating Plans. All financial models are pro- cessed on a time sharing system with in-house communications equipment. Candidates will be graduates from a com- munity college or technical institute business administration program, majoring in account- ing and computer programming. Preference will be given to applicants with a working knowledge of the Fortran and Basic languages. This is a challenging position offering good working conditions, salary and opportun- ity for career development. Reply in confidence stating particulars to: Employment Officer Canadian Utilities Limited 10040-104 Street EDMONTON, Alberta T5J 2V6 DO YOU WANT TO BECOME A PROFESSIONAL? What does it take? TRAINING Not only to begin but to continually upgrade SECURITY Our average saleman's earnings are the highest in the industry MANAGEMENT Not managers who compete for sales but assist EXPERIENCE The opportunity to work with the leading salesmen in the industry FINANCING Unlimited financial resources to help your client buy what he wants to buy MARKETING TECHNIQUES All of the best resources to give maximum ex- posure of you client's home in the market place For more Information and a Personal Interview BLOCK Contaot BLOCK BROS. NATIONAL REAL ESTATE SERVICE LTD. BILL LAZARUK 328-7402 SALESPERSON For Lethbridge and surrounding area. Large National Corporation seeks an aggressive individual. This company has goals and needs for felxible hard .workers. Benefits, company car. Health, dental and pension plan plus all other company fringe benefits. Send resume to: Box 32 The Lethbridge Herald ASSISTANT SUPERINTENDENT The Willow Creek School Division No. 28 invites ap- plications for the position of Assistant Superintendent of Schools with duties to commence September 2, 1975. (A job description is available upon Enrolment: Teachers: 172. Please provide the following: a) An. annotated description of all graduate courses taken as well as university transcript b) The nature of administrative experience, The salary expected. d) Professional references. Applications, should be postmarked prior to March 1, 1975. Applications may be sent to: Dr. A.R. MacLeod, Superintendent Willow Creek School Division No. 28 Box 1088, Claresholm, Alberta TOLOTO Southern Albeita Institute of Technology Calgary Alberta WELDING INSTRUCTOR Presents lectures, shop demonstrations and shop practices in gas and arc welding to Apprentices and full time Technology .students. Desire an Alberta First Calss certificate of Proficiency (or equivalent) in Weld- ing, plus varied industrial, experience. Higher certification will receive preference. Faculty benefits include two months vacation each year. Pension Plan. Life Insurance Plan, and Medical and Hospital Plans. Competition Number: 5501-C-2. This competition will close with the ap- pointment of a suitable candidate. Please quote competition number when applying. 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 RADIO NEWS REPORTER REQUIRED BY RADIO 790 ew An Edmonton market radio station re- quires a news reporter. Duties will in- clude writing and broadcasting news and sports information. Applicants should have several years of news broadcasting experience. An interest in sports is desir- able. Salary negotiable. Tape with writing samples should be sent to: Michael Goetze News Director CFCW Radio 4872 SO Street CAMROSE, Alberta T4V1P8 Dateline Alberta 'Licence to kill' EDMONTON (CP) Untreated mentally disturb- ed persons released from hospital are sometimes "given a licence to an Ontario lawyer told the Alberta branch of the Cana- dian Bar Association Friday. B. B. Swadron of Toronto, a law professor at York Univer- sity, said'even if treatment is not possible, a potentially dangerous person should not be released from hospital. "Some have to be kept in and not receive he told a seminar on mental disorders and the law. Dr. Charles Hellon of Ed- monton, director of mental health services for Alberta, said discussions between a patient and his psychiatrist should be privileged "unless the patient is potentially dangerous." He said he once made "a decision on the side of society" by turning over to police a convicted murderer whom he was convinced would have killed again. Smoke bylaw stands up EDMONTON (CP) The city's controversial smoke detector bylaw withstood the heat of a court challenge Friday. J. V. H. Milvain, chief justice of the Alberta Supreme Court trial division, dismissed an application by 14 Edmonton firms to declare the bylaw invalid. Chief Justice Milvajn said he was not satisfied that the bylaw was discriminatory, repugnant to other laws or in- volving an improper delega- tion of council authority the three grounds put forward by Jack Agrios, lawyer for the firms. The main argument by Mr. Agrios was that the bylaw did not require the installation of the smoke detectors in ex- isting single family dwellings and the owners of these homes were thus put into a different position than other citizens. No settlement looms CALGARY (CP) A strike by Calgary Public School caretakers and maintenance workers entered its third day Friday with no settlement in sight. John Curran, Calgary board of education chairman, said "the board is prepared to accept mediation again but is not asking for mediation, at this time. Dave Adams, national representative of the Cana- dian Union of Public Employees said picket lines will be maintain- ed during the weekend. Malpractice ruling held CALGARY (CP) The appellate division of the Alberta Supreme Court reserved decision after four days of hearing, on an appeal against the dismissal of a million medical malpractice suit. The appeal was launched by Betty and Veija Tiesmaki, parents of 19 year old Teija Tiesmaki. The Tiesmakis last year unsuccessfully sued Dr. Ian Wilson of Banff, two others doctors, three clinic and the Banff Mineral Springs Hospital. The of Banff, claimed that the plaintiffs were negligent in their treat- ment of their daughter, then five years old, in October, 1960. The girl suffered perma- nent brain damage following the treatment, said James Redmond, lawyer to the Tiesmakis. The suit was dismissed by Justice's. S. Lieberman of the Supreme Court trial division last year. Family dispute ruling appealed EDMONTON (CP) Notice of appeal has been fil- 'ed with the Supreme Court of Canada after the appeal divi- sion of the Alberta Supreme Court ordered a new trial against one of two remaining defendants in a civil suit in- volving a family dispute on ownership of 140 acres of valuable land just north of the city limits. The case arose out of a 1948 transfer of the land, now own- ed by Frederick William Cresswell and valued up to million, by George Henry Cresswell to his wife Elizabeth Kennedy Cresswell, now both deceased. In a nine page majority judgment, handed down last week by Mr. Justice N. A. McDermid, with Mr. Justice C. W. Clement concurring, the appeal division said that the trial judge W. R. Sinclair made three significant Errors of law entitling the plaintiffs, -Jessie Scott, 66, of Edmonton, and Alexander Cresswell, 57, of Kelowna, B.C., to a new trial against the executors of their mother's estate, Henry George Cresswell, 74, and William Frederick Cresswell, 61, both of Edmonton. Mr. Justice Sinclair, in an 89-page judgment handed TOWN OF LEDUC _ Preventive Social Services Director Applications will be received until February 15th for the above position with the Town of Leduc. The successful candidate will initiate and oversee a variety of Preventive Social Services programs related to the personal and social needs of a rapidly growing com- munity of people. Candidates should have a history of involvement in community affairs, should possess a dedicated Interest In people and should be capable of stimu- lating resources in the community. This Is a newly created position, providing scope for an imaginative and resourceful approach. University training In one of the behavioural sciences is advantageous but not essential. Some practical previous experience is desirable. Applications, complete with resume and indication of salary anticipated, should be sent to: P.S.S. Selection CommiltM, P.O. Box 187, Alberta TOO IVO down in February, 1973 after a 19-day trial, dismissed the ac- tion brought by Mrs. Scott and Alexander Cresswell in their capacity as administrators of the estate of their father against three defendants, the registrar of the North Alberta Land Registration District, the estate of their mother and William Frederick Cresswell in his personal capacity. The plaintiffs, who appealed the judgment against all three defendants, abandoned the appeal against the registrar prior to the appeal being heard by .the three member panel of the appeal division in June, 1974, which led to the judgment being reserved. Mr. Justice D. C. Prowse, in a 29 page written judgment, agreed with the decision of his two colleagues but added that a new trial also should be granted against William Frederick Cresswell. The statement of claim, in addition to alleging that the signature on the 1948 transfer signed by George Henry Cresswell about seven months before his death in April, 1949 aged 83 was a forgery and also alleged the transfer was signed by him while he was mentally incapable of doing so or contrary to his free will due to duress or undue influence allegedly on the part of his wife and his son, William Frederick. New consul BRASILIA (Reuter) A Brazilian diplomat who was kidnapped for 206 days by urban guerrillas in Uruguay four years ago and only released after the payment of a ransom, has been named consul-general in Montreal. Aloisio Dias Comide, 44, was consul in Montevideo when he was seiz- ed by the guerrillas. ;