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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 13, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta Still struggling to get off the ground in the U nited soccer has been flying high in much of the world for some time and so have its players. Martin Hoffman of East recently this point into the net to earn his country a tie with the Chilean team. Another shot by West Germany's Gerd Muller clinched his team's 3-0 win against Australia. Zaire's Tshimen Buhanga executes an acrobatic leap to block a shot by Yugoslavia's Dusan Bajevic in their recent World Cup match. U.S. economy in state of disarray NEW YORK The United States economy is in a state of disarray. Inflation is the stock market is interest rates are out of the housing industry is in a slump and consumer and industrial prices go up almost daily. More bad news arrived Fri- day with a Washington an- nouncement that sharp increases in industrial goods lifted the country's wholesale price index another five-tenths of a percentage point. The increase point to yet another round of high prices for the consumer at the retail level. lending money to their best customers at an historic prime rate of 12 per find themselves having to fight for funds on the money markets. Municipalities have to defer needed public works projects because they can't afford the interest rates. New York City this week turned down an offer of a 7.95-per-cent interest rate on million of bonds and withdrew the issue from the market. It couldn't afford the high rate. DELAYS PAYMENT Big businesses are taking longer and longer to pay their bills. One major retail clothing chain announced recently that it now would take up to 60 days to pay its instead of the usual 30. This squeezes the small business outfits and suppliers because they buy on small must pay their bills in 30 days. Many may face bankruptcy if the prac- tice spreads. The primary source of the with the consumer price index currently soaring at an annual rate of 13.2 per has been a rapid climb in commodity prices during the last year. Current price which are announc- ed almost daily in the finan- cial following the end of the federal government's price controls in late Spring. Economists now fear a wage explosion. they would be more dangerous than a rise on commodity prices because commodity prices can move in two direc- or while which are an integral part of the price usually move only in one Wage congracts were held to reasonable limits last year but with a new round of negotiations about to begin in various AFL-CIO leader George Meaney is talk- ing in terms of a minimum of 10 per cent for wage with more if the inflationary spiral continues. RECEIVE BONUS Some big companies are giving their employees a mid- year salary bonus to help them meet the cost if living. In some employees are told this replaces this year's traditional Christmas Some economists predict that the boom will soon slacken off and the inflation rate will drop to six per cent by the year-end. They argue that the economy cannot sup- port continued high prices and that excess supplies soon will develop in the market places and prices begin to drop. But consumer sales still are though down a bit from last year. Business Week magazine remarked this week that consumers are torn between saving more than they have been doing and buy- ing before prices go even higher. So their decision has come down on the buy side. Petrostar gets nod Ont. Petrosar given the go- ahead by the Ontario Municipal Board has begun preliminary construc- tion on its basic pet- rochemical project in nearby Corunna. The way for the project was cleared following the OMB ap- proval of land rezoning in Moore Township. Approval was given June 11 and the 30- day appeal period ended Thursday with no objections filed. Petrosar officials said work already is under way on clear- ing the site. The officials said it will take at least three months to clear about 400 acres of land and grade the area. The plant is scheduled to go into operation in early 1977. The refinery is designed to produce a range of petroleum products and olefins and aromatics. Post office strikes 'not tolerable' Ont. Postmaster-General Andre Ouellet said Friday that strikes in es- sential government services such a's the post office will not be tolerated. Speaking at a news confer- ence following a speech at the Ontario Agricultural College's' centennial Mr. Ouellet said the of the Canadian is to take away the postal workers' right to strike if they abuse it. Mr. Ouellet said he thinks that union leaders will respect current contracts. Automation and use of the postal major problem involved in discussion the post office and postal come in order to cope with the enor- mous volume of Mr. CAREER OPPORTUNITIES HEAD OFFICE Accountant-Typist Outlet- Branch and Secretary to Gen- eral Manager. Location- Fort Macleod Credit Union- members Branches at Fort Claresholm and Vulcan. Credit Union or Banking experience required. Salary Range- SSI depending on experience Apply to Macleod Savings Credit Union Ltd. Eirl General Manager Box 940. Phone Fort Macleod Royal- Trust A CAREER IN REAL ESTATE SALES Our Real Estate division is moving to a new modern office and requires three career-minded individuals. The ideal candidates will be with a desire to help and can expect above average earnings. Royal Trust represents the fastest growing Real Estate organization in with 68 offices coast to coast. Our Lethbridge office has consistently been a leader In sales and listing volume on the Lethbridge Real Estate Board. If you are sales or have previous Real Estate sales call Bob Butchart 328-7761 days or 329-4040 or write Royal Trust Real Estate P.O. Box Lethbridge. All inquiries confidential. FIBERGLASS WORKER and JOURNEYMAN STEAMFITTER CLASS T.Q. OR required by North Western Pulp Power Ltd. ALBERTA Good working conditions and advanced employee benefit plans available. Hinton is a growing fifteen miles from Jasper Park East with good schools and hospital facilities. Submit confidential applications Industrial North Wattarn Pulp Power Alberta. TOE 1BO An exceptional broadcast opportunity Requires an ANNOUNCER Saskatchewan's most listened to station has an immediate opening for an experienced contempory MOR personality with a strong production voice. We offer top benefits and a five day week. Send tape and resume D. R. Alexander Production Manager CKCK Radio P.O. Box 6200 S4P 3G4 Telephone 522-8591 RECEPTIONIST-STENOGRAPHER A new branch of the Alberta Opportunity Company Is opening in Lethbridge and requires a Receptlonist-Steno. effective August 1974. Duties will include typing of financial statements and statistical re- ceptionist duties and other general office duties. Successful applicant will be a personable individual who enjoys meeting the public and is also a competent typist. Experience preferred. Shorthand ah but not essential. Salary will be determined by qualifications and experience. Please send resume to Mr. John D. Alberta Opportunity P.O. Box Ponoka. Alberta. Use Classified Ads For Fast Results Phone 328-4411 TOWN OF PICTURE BUTTE Immediately Requires SECRETARY-TREASURER Municipal experience preferred. Salary negoti- able. Applications will be received at the Town Office up to p.m. July 22nd. Please submit applications E. MclLROY Town of Picture Butle Youthful mature individuals interested in pur- suing a career in Calgary in the retail food industry with Canada Safeway Limited. Present salary range per hour. Excellent benefit program. Apply in writing or in person PERSONNEL DEPARTMENT CANADA SAFEWAY LIMITED 535 10th Calgary T2P 2J4 THE BANFF SCHOOL DISTRICT BANFF NATIONAL PARK RECREATION DEPARTMENT has an immediate opening for A DIRECTOR OF RECREATION Responsible for the general administration of the Recreation which includes curling hockey Playgrounds and recreation Continuing Arts Crafts and development of plans to construct an Indoor swimming pool. Recreation degree or College training with at least 3. years full time related experience. Demonstrated ability to lead and generate enthusiasm. Depending on professional qualifications and ex- perience. Forward applications with resume J. Banff School District No. 102 p.O. Box 748 Alberta TOL OCO METRO-CALGARY AND RURAL GENERAL HOSPITAL DISTRICT NO. 93 HOLY CROSS HOSPITAL ROCKYVIEW HOSPITAL HOLY'CROSS SCHOOL OF NURSING PERSONNEL OFFICER Reporting to the this position will assume responsibility for a number of the department's per- sonnel functions including supervisory employee position control and employee assessment. Supervisory strength and previous experience in employment procedures and training programs. Hospital experience and successful completion of a recognized Personnel Administration program desirable. Salary commensurate with qualifications and ex- perience. Forward complete resume including quali- date available and salary ex- pected by 17 1974. DIRECTOR OF PERSONNEL HOSPITAL DISTRICT NO. 93 6712 Planer Street S.E. Alberta. T2H2A7 HELP COCKTAIL HOSTESSES ALSO COCKTAIL MIXERS Experience preferred but not essential. We will train you on the job. THE ELKS CLUB OF LETHBRIDGE 1251 3rd Avenue Lethbridge LOBLAW Require fully qualified All-Round Bakery Managers and Cake Decorators for full-time positions in new In-Store Bakeries located in Edmonton and Calgary. Excellent wages and full group benefits. Please give full details including previous telephone number and city preferred to the Mr. Mac McKenzie 1845 14th A venue Alberta Successful applicants will be contacted for a personal interview in Edmonton and Calgary. AREA REP Livestock Equipment Distributor requires im- mediately an area rep. for a high producing area in Southern Alberta. For des- and selling specialized livestock equip- ment lines. Successful applicant will be self mature and a good communicator. Agricultural background and a successful sales record necessary. Agricultural degree will be an asset. Responsibilities include con- tacting dealers and large livestock producers. Excellent enumeration in the form of Salary Commission and Bonuses. Apply in own hand- writing with complete resume. Interview will be arranged. Box Lethbridge Herald TECHNICAL REPRESENTATIVES We at Xerox pride ourselves in having one of the best service operations in industry today. You can become a part of this team as a XEROX TECHNICAL REPRESENTATIVE IF YOU Possess initiative and an inquiring mind we offer challenge and problem solving. IF YOU Possess creativity we offer the atmosphere and tools to innovate fresh ideas. IF YOU Possess ambition we offer advancement and excellent salary. General qualifications include a high school a good understanding of mechanics and some knowledge of electrical principles. A community college Technical diploma is an asset. Entire training program at full pay. Upon com- pletion of training you will be assigned a territory in the Calgary or Lethbridge servicing Xerox electromechanical office copying and duplicating equipment. In Xerox offers a comprehensive bene- fit including fully paid profit health and life Insurance and tuition aid. Isn't It time you started a career with a company that's going places at the same time you Positions available tor both present and future employment. Please send details of your background to Mr. 0. Xerox of Canada Suite 700-6th Avenue T2P OT8. Xerox of Canada Limited XEROX ;