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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 3, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta Solurdoy, Marth 3, 1979 -THE LITHBPJDGE HERALD -23 Ownership bill tagged 'flag-waving' EDMONTON (CP) A pri- vate member's bill aimed at re- stricting foreign ownership was cailcd-an "exercise in flag-wav- ng" in the Alberta legislature. John Ashton (PC Edmon- on who introduced he bill, said foreign control in Alberta becomes evident when companies reduce spending or ny staff without thinking low the province will be affect- ed. The bill asks the legisla- ure to amend ths companies act to ensure a majority of di- rectors of-every company are resident Canadians. James Henderson, the Social Credit house leader, said any red blooded Canadian would like the nationalist idea in Hie bill. However, h3 asked if the government was willing to ac- cept the possible consequences of increased u n e m p 1 o yment end a lower standard of living that restricting foreign invest- ment could cause. B.C. government rocks the boat with land-use control scheme No ivages no ivar Cambodian soldiers mill around as thsy refuse to go into baltlo. The They hadn't been paid for several months. The erratic payment of Cambodian soldiers has given birth to many odd stories including one about commanders who draw pay cheques for "phantom battalions." Hansard costs soar Enrolment growth rate slackens EDMONTON (CP) The number of students in the prov- ince's public colleges is still growing but the growth rate has .been below projections, the Al- berta Colleges Commission says. J. F. Batty, director of fi- nancial services for the com- mission, said in an interview that whereas university full- time enrolments have been de- clining, college full-time enrol- ments are also falling below projections. In 1971-72, VICTORIA (CP) -If there was ever a doubt in the minds of British Columbians that there is a new government in power in the province, it was brushed aside with the New Democrat administration's boat-rocking proposals for land-use control. No sooner had Agriculture Minister .Dave Stupich an- nounced Feb. 22 his govern- ment's plan to set up a five- man commission with sweeping powers over all land in B.C. than an alarm went up. Newspaper editorials cried out that the NDP, in power a little over five months, had gone too far. Moderators of ra- dio open-line programs heard expressions of panic from farm- era and other B.C. residents that the government's move smacked of dictatorship. Opposition party leaders said the legislation was an in fringement of the Bill of Rights that it was autocratic and the first step towards socialist con trol of all land. The reaction from farmers groups was even stronger Some spokesmen advocated th farmers not plant their crop this year and others thai farm ers march on Victoria. Most critics agreed that th purpose of the legislation, pre servation of farmland, was gcxx but that the method used wa extreme and disturbing. the commission .'EDMONTON (CP) Han- port of the Hansard operation. [The average cost per issue was sard, the official record of de- staff salaries took up 53 per ?375- bates in the Alberta legisla- 1 f ih t nrintine K ner About 10 of tho pnntmg 1 cent tne to" tal cost was attributed to inex- 10 per cent and and trials of start- ture, cost to produce In lora. This was far above the orig- sundries and supplies 12 per ing a new venture. However, the inal estimate of made cent. Hevenue from subscrip- report said, it appeared that before operations started last I lions was would continue to cost spring. Tlte figures were pre- 1 Total printing costs were I about to for each tented in the first annual re- about or a page, day the legislature was sitting. I would be around projected for students but the actual count was This was in contrast with the situa- tion in 1970-71 when the com- mission projected for stu- dents and the actual count was He said the estimate for 1972- 73 was students but indi- cations are the actual count SOME APPROVE But opposition to the bill wa not unanimous. Mayor Petei Poolen of Victoria said it was good idea since municipality had proven unable to withstafl pressure from developers an preserve green land. Len Butler, Peace River r gion co-ordinator of the. N tional Farmers' Union, said h group sees no other way for the government to accomplish wh it wants than by taking t: powers outlined in the legis! tion. The concern of most of tho commenting on the legislati is that it gives this non-elecUx commission the power to "pui chase or otherwise acquire Ian on such terms and conditions the commission may consid advisable." It also allows the commissi dispose of land by sale, lease otherwise, subject only to the ams and conditions set by the mmission. Although Mr. Stupich argues at the commission will have power of -expropriation, any consider the purchase action permisive enough to al- w the government to ex- ropriale whatever land it ants. OULD ZONE PROVINCE The commission will also ave the power lo institute a iaster zoning plan for !lie rovince, designating land ?jr griculture, green belt, land ank or parks. Its zoning dec! ions overide any contrary eject ion made by a municipality 01 egional district. Municipal leaders and oppos! ion party critics say this woulc erode municipal and reglona board jurisdictions and abr ogate the traditional zon-jig au hority of local governments. Mr. Stupich says the govern ment is not assuming any pow ers it does not already posses [t holds the power of zoning bu nas melted it out to municipa ilies for more local control. Unfortunately, he says, som iVnicipalilies have alowed de- velopers to free a hand and as result there has been too much residential and industrial development on agricultural land. One side effect of the govern- ment's action will likely be a jump in the price of land follow- ijng passage of the bill, possibly at the current session. Real estate men point to a jump in raw land values even since December when the gov- f-r aafselpheiollnrwoei.Bwyfe ernment began its farmland preservation moves willi a freeze on any further farmland subdivision. LAND WOULD BE SCARCE If the land commission legis- lation is approved, the supply of subdivisible land in certain areas of the province will be lowered. By the law of supply and demand, the cost for such land will go up, real estate offi- cials reason. Still subject to speculation Is the question whether the gov- rnment will make the bill law I sought by the opposition Is m uring the current session of allowance for appeals of corn- he legislature, expected to run decisions and com- ri i II. i r ii.- for those who might ntil about the end of this on a potential land sale lonth. because of rczoning. Tile premier has indicated lie the people of B.C. to resent their views of the bill, ither by coming to Victoria or hrough their local MLA. He said the government is pen to amendments to the leg- si atton during third and final eadings. If objections are strong enough, the government might the legislation over until "all. Amendments likely to be CAREER OPPORTUNITIES _ GOVERNMENT OF FIRE INSPECTOR EDMONTON and VERMILION The successful candidates will promote fire prevention and safely programs by inspecting various buildings cnrf examining building plans and specifications to en- sure compliance with Firo Prevention Acts and regula- tions. Requires Grade XII with several years experience in investigation, law enforcement and fire prevention. Must possess Alberta Drivers licence. Salary (Salary under Closes March 15, 1973. Compe- tition No. 6115-2. APPLY TO: GOVERNMENT OF ALBERTA PERSONNEL ADMINISTRATION OFFICE 500 TERRACE BUILDING 106 STREET AND 96 AVENUE EDMONTON, ALBERTA CONTRACTORS MUNICIPALITIES TRAINEES JOEN THE BiG PUSH Earlhmoving Equipment Operators Courses com- mence April 16th and 30th. These special Courses held at Vermilion College, in co-operalion with the Alberta Roadbullders Associa- tion ore offered ihe Alberta Government's Prl- orily Employment Program, where under certain con- ditions trainees may qualify for free tuition. The 6 weak long Courses provide complete instruc- tion in Earlhmoving Equipment Operation, from lab sessions, films, lectures, demonstrations, to field opera- tions, maintenance procedures and first aid and safely techniques, In Ihe past, students completing these programs have been accepted in excellent positions across Can- ada and the Northwest Territories. The Alberta Road- builders Association will also assist in the placement of- graduands. For full details and applications contact; The Registrar Vermilion College Vermilion, Alberta 4MO or phono 853-3366, ext. 54 ADVANCED EDUCATION ECONOMIST IV Alberta Hospital Services Commission Responsible for conducting complex and sophisticated analyses and projections of the Commission's compon- An employee benefit program is offered similar to lhat of the Alberla Public Service. Required Masters Degree in Economics, with 5-10 years experience in the health and hospital field, with work related to Economics, Statistics and Research grammes. APPLY: Assistant Secretary of the Commission, 6th Floor Workmen's Compensation Board Building, 9912 107 Street, Edmonton, Alberta. 425-1810 OF IRRIGATION SPECIALIST Brooks, Alberta Department cf Agriculture, Irri- gation Division, has a challenging opening for an Agrologist with irrigation experience. Administers pn irrigation conservation and development program; advises farmers on soils and crops in relation to irrigation, land and water conservation. B.Sc. in Agriculture or Engineering, soil cr irrigation major, Eligibility for membership in A.T.A, or Assac. of P, Eng. and related experience. Salary range to per annum. .Closes March 23, 1973. Competition Number 4406-C-l. (See address MEAT INSPECTORS Positions hove been created in Edmonton, Reef Deer Lethbridge to oversee processing operations and sanitary condititon-s in meat packing establish- ments. Duties include anle-mortem inspection of animals for slaughter and post-mortem inspection of organs and red meat portions of the carcass. No shiff work required for most positions. Requires a minimum of two years experience in meat Inspec- tion and high school gradaailon preferred. Salary to and presently under review. Competition to per annum. Closes March 23, 1973. C-l. (See address Information and application forms from: GOVERNMENT OF ALSERTA, PERSONNEL ADMINISTRATION OFFICE, ROOM 1101, JOHN J. BOWLEN BUILDING, 620 7fh AVENUE S.W., CALGARY 2, ALBERTA. CO-ORDINATOR ALBERTA R.C.M.P. CENTURY CELEBRATIONS In Ihe fail of 1973 the Province of Alberta will com- mence a program that will commemorate one hundred years of Western Canadian growth, Alberta In particular, based on the formation of the North-Weil Mounted Police in 1873, the arrival of the force in 1874 into the territories that later became the Province of Alberto, and! the establishment of is today the City of Calgary in 1875. Tho Government of the Province of Alberla has as- sumed the responsibility for the development of an organi- zation and plan for the celebration of these historic events and has an immediate requirement for o Program Co- Ordinalor. RESPONSIBILITIES Under the direction of the Commiltee and in co-operation wilh the appointed Advertising Agency, the Co-Ordinalor and his staff will plan and administer Ihe entire program with regard lo the following alms and objectives; 1. To commemoratft one hundred years of Alberta growth based on the arrival of the North-West Mounted Police En 1874 Into the territories that later became ihe Province of Alberla. 2. To instill in Albertans, and particularly young be Mans, an appreciation and knowledge of the role of the R.CM.P. and of ihe historical circumstances and events which have contributed to 1he quality of Alberlan life and Ihe promise of its future, 3. To identify and preserve permanent memorials to people, places and events to insufc the gathering, compila- tion recording and preservation of the historical documents and1 information relating to the R.C.M.P. and the growlh of Alberla for permanent record. 4. To invite and encourage ihe participation of ihe R.C.M-P. particularly any R.C.M.P. veterans m os many of the projects and celebrations as possible over the year celebrations. 5. To develop and co-ordinate one-lime celebralioni and events. QUALIFICATIONS Candidates should possess the following qualifications Highly experienced in executive and administrative man- agement fields, knowledgeable of Alberla, Its heritage, history and cultural mix. speaking, writing and creative abilities. and evaluative abilities. of key individuals throughout the Prov.nco so as to ensure lhat Iho aims and objectives of Ihe Pro- gram are met. The successful incumbent of the position of Co-Ordinalor will be employed under contract for the period April 1, 1973 through March 31, 1975, and will be resident in the City of Edmonlon. Salary to approximate per annum, negotiable as lo experience and qualifications. Interested candidate! should submit a resume to include experience, qualifications and salary requirement lo: CHAIRMAN, ALBERTA R.C.M.P. CENTURY CELEBRATIONS COMMITTEE, 10255 104 Street, Edmonton, Alberta T5J 1B1. INSURANCE LIABILITY BONDS AUTO FIRE ROSSITER AGENCIES no. ESTABLISHED T7II Lower Floor 517 Avo. J. Phone 327-1541 HELP WANTED Reliable and Sincere person 1o operate a large farm. This in- dividual must be farm-oriented, able to supervise people, know- ledgable and experienced in the operation of farm equipment. This is an excellent opportunity for the right party. WRITE TO BOX 18, LETHBRIDGE HERALD HAMMOK and OSEEN and EGLAND UPCOMING AUCTION SALES f. BERESNAK, Monarch March 12 J. LACZO, Carmangay March 20 C. FLETCHER, Barons March 29 M. TIOMY, Picture Butte................March 30 L. PHIU1PS, Barons April 2 H. HAMMER, lomond April 3 R. KARL, Picture BuHe....................April S T. GUSTUM, Circle Hill ...................April 6 S. DONALDSON, Retlaw April 9 HAUSER BROS., Carmangay April 10 ADOLPH KARL ESTATE, Picture Butte....... April 12 MIKE SAKATCH, Retlaw.................April 13 DISPLAY ADS PHONE 8-4411 FRANK BERESNAK AUCTION SALE i MILE WEST AND >A MILES NORTH OF MONARCH, ALBERTA MONDAY, MARCH 12 NOON TERMS CASH Having received instructions from Mr. Frank Beretnak, we will offer the following by public auction. TRACTORS 1968 M.F. AWcl 1100 diesel, 3 point hilch, dual hyds., cob, good shape; M.M. Model hydj., good tires, good shape; Allis Chalmers Model B good, COMBINE AND SWATHERS AND TRUCK 1968 M.F. Model 405, plo pull typo combine, 9' Melroo pickup, 100 bu. hopper like new; 1965 Versatile 15' jwclner, large motor, good convas; J.D. 12' pull type p.to. swather canvas; 1965 1 Ion Chev. 5 ton hoist, two new tires, runs good. MACHINERY J.D. 14' Model 100 chisel plow, 1968 M.F. U' double disci l.H.C. Model 100 12' D.B. drill, 6" spacing, fert. allach- meTit; 4 bottom 14' plows, one on rubber, hyd, con- trol; Model 500 rod weeders, 12 on steel, hitch and new gears and chains; J.D. 2 I 4T p.l.o, baler, overhauled; C.C.l.L 12' crazy harrow; l.H.C. Model t5' side delivery rakei MH 5 Ion 16' flat deck; Cockshull 2 bottom 14" plow on steel; JD 12' Surflex one way, new pans, tires; bearing packer hitch; Ditcher; MF No. 5-6' mower, hyd. cont.; Coil packers, 1 yr. olo1, 2-5' and 1-6' widths; PD 14" hammer- mill, PTO, good shape; JD manure spreader, antique; Versa- tile 31" grain auger B ond S 9 horse motor. MISCELLANEOUS 500 gal. 2 camp, gas storage tank hose and stand; 1600 gal, waier 1onk; 600 gal. water tank; 2-300 gal. storage hoses and slondi; 15' house Trailer, 2 room wired; 12'x7' gravel box, year old, 10 Ion hoislj Brantford, numeroui other items. SHOP TO015 3 bicycles, 180 amp Forney welderj rolcliller; lown mower; forks; shovels; chains; vises; la" eleclric drill; bitii quanlity new nuts ancf bolls; saws; bars; new calf puller; holters 3" rubber impeller water pump. FURNITURE Stoves, chesterfield and chair, other items loo numerous lo mention. AUCTIONEER'S NOTE: Mr. Beretnak's machinery is of Idle morM, well kept and in good mechanical condition. AUCTIONEERS HAMMON OSEEN AUCTION SERVICE TURIN ALBERTA DEAN OSEEN license 010.186 Phone 739-2185 Turin JERRY MAMMON license 010385 Phone 738.4340 Turin ALLAN EGLAND license 010101 Phone 643-2108 Carmangay ;