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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 14, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta I 10 THE LETHBRIDQE HERALD Thursday, March 14, 1974 Initial unloadings under way Active year predicted at north port CHURCHILL, Man. (CP) This northern Manitoba port got off to what its port manager predicts will be "its most active year" Wednesday with initial unloading of an expected tons of sulphur for European destinations. Earl Scharf, port manager. CAREERS PLANT PRODUCTION SUPERVISOR Salary Range Supervision of 25 personnel and maintenance of Production and Grading standards. PLANT MAINTENANCE SUPERVISOR Salary Range Ability to maintain and ensure Physical operations of equip- ment through preventative maintenance. Mechanical aptit- ude necessary. VAUXHALL, ALBERTA Apply To CANADA MANPOWER CENTRE LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA said 120 tons of sulphur were unloaded from rail cars from Amoco Canada Petroleum Co. Ltd. of Grizzly, Alta. The sulphur, he said, will arrive here at a rate of 30 cars a week from now until Sept. 1 in preparation for the opening of the shipping season in early summer. Mr Scharf said another indication of what is ahead for the 1974 season are reports that 15 million bushels of barley will be handled through the Hudson Bay Port. He said if a normal amount of wheat is again shipped through Churchill, the port could look forward to handling about 30 million bushels. Wage raise given okay WASHINGTON (Reuter) The House of Representatives labor committee approved Wednesday an increase in the United States federal minimum wage to an hour from the current The increase is 10 cents an hour higher than the bill ap- proved by the Senate last week. The House measure now must go through the House rules committee and then to the full House of Representatives Electric car Production has started on a battery- powered twin seater that travels at speeds up to 30-miles-an-hour. The manufacturer says 50 cars should be ready for delivery by the end of the month. The car, called the "city car" for short hops in urbanized areas, can run about 50 miles on one charge at a cost of one-cent a mile, the company says. Tax tips There's a terrific new decorator in town Sherwin-Williams is pleased to announce that the Color Harmony Guide space age decorating system that gives you 1500 professional answers to your home decorating problems-is now available for free consultation at your neighbourhood Color Harmony Center. It's a service that's exclusive to Sherwin-Williarns. Think of a room in your home. Choose a color scheme Pick a stvle. Then, come on in to neighbourhood Sherwin-Williams Color Harmonv show what jour decorating idea looks like on the screen of the Color Harmony Guide III-the professional decorator with the microfilm hank of decorating ideas recommends as well as the color, texture and fabric of the floor and wall coverings vou'll need are all available at your Color Harmonv Center. It's the convenient, contemporary wav to beauiifv vour home. And you can be ccr.fiuem uf quality because it's a service of Sherwin- Williams. Choose from 1500 decor variations. Use the Color Harmony Guide III to confirm and correct your own decorating ideas. Or. if you haven't anv particular color scheme or decorating style in mind, it will give vou 1500 beautiful ideas for am and even, room in vour home. Paint, wall and floor coverings available at Color Harmony Centers. The exact paint color, tint or tone the Color Harmonv Guadc Come in to >our Shcrwin-WQIiams Color Harmony Center for a free consultation. There's no obligation for you and no strings attached by us. Not only that but you'll get all the help and guidance the trained Sherwin-Williams staff can give backed by the expertise of the Color Harmony Guide III. Remember, i our Shern in- Williams Harmony Center is the only place nhcre ion can tec the matching and mixing home decor mastic of she Color Guide III. For further informa- tion, call the Dis- trict Taxation Office. If you live in a toll area, ask your long-distance operator for ZENITH 0-4000 and your call will be placed without charge. Q. I graduated from university in 1973 and moved my wife and family to another -province, where I began working What moving expenses, if any, may. I claim as a deduction on my 1973 income tax return' A Moving expenses are an allowable deduction from the salary or business income earned in the new work location. Any moving expenses in e'xcess of the income earned at the new work location in the year of the move can be claimed against the salary and business income earned in the following year. The moving expense claim would include any of the following costs incurred. 1. Travelling expenses, including meals and lodging, in the course of moving from the old residence to the new residence. 2 The cost of transporting and storing household effects. 3 The cost of temporary accommodation (not exceeding 15 days) near the old or new residence. 4. The cost of cancelling the lease on the old residence. 5. The selling costs pertaining to the old residence. The above moving costs include those of the taxpayer and the membeis of his household. Q. Are there any other rules we should be aware of, and what would happen if a person moved, for instance, near the end of the year, and his moving costs were greater than the income he earned for the short period remaining in the year at his new place of work? A. To answer the first part of your question, no deduction of moving expenses could be permitted if those expenses were either paid by the wage earner's employer or the employer reimbursed the employee for his moving expenses. In addition, no moving expense deductions will be allowed for moves into or out of Canada, except for certain students. In regard to the second part of your question, moving expenses paid must be deducted in the year of the move from income earned at the new place of work. If, as you suggest, however, your moving expenses were greater than income earned at the new place of work, the difference may be carried forward and deducted from income in the following year. SHERWIN-WILJJAJvIS COLOR HARMONYCENTO SHERWIN-WILLIAMS 424 7th S., Alta. 327-2513 Q. May every person who moves in 1973 or later deduct the from his income or is the deduction restricted in any way? A No. not everybody is able to claim a deduction for moving expenses. The deduction is limited to salary or wage earners, self- employed persons, and, in some cases, students attending post secondary educational institutions. Paper firms hike prices NEW YORK A Cost of Living Council decision to exempt paper from price controls had led to a round of price increases by several United States newsprint manufacturers. International Paper Co., U.S. arm of the Canadian International Paper Co., led the way with the announcement that their higher Canadian prices will be extended to newsprint made at mills in Mobile, Ala., and Pine Bluffs, Ark. The price for middle-weight newsprint was raised to 1213.30 a ton from a ton at those two mills. Others posting higher prices include Great Northern Paper Co. and Garden State Paper Co. in .the East, and Crown Zellerbach Corp. and Publishers' Paper Co. in the Northwest. CAREER DRIVER WANTED EXCELLENT FUTURE FOR RESPONSIBLE INDIVIDUAL Good wages, excellent company benefits, apply in person to: SCOTT NATIONAL CO., LTD. 209-4th Street South Lethbridge, Alberta GENERAL BOOKKEEPER Required With knowledge of payables, receivables, payroll, cost accounting. Reply, stating qualifications, salary expected and avaH- ability for interview, to Box 12, Lethbridge Herald SERVICE MANAGER Required for a FORD Dealership in CAMROSE, Alberta Position carries dual role of Service Manager and Shop Foreman with responsibilities for full manage- ment of service department Applicant must be journeyman mechanic with Ford background desireable, excellent opportunity to live in one of Alberta's finest communities, company car provided, submit application in confidence, stating full resume to: LAMB FORD SALES LTD., 4903-49th A ve., CAMROSE, Alberta HOME SERVICE ROUTE SALES PERSON FOR CITY DELIVERY Must be neat in appearance and have pleasant personality. Rather strenuous work. 5 day week. per month plus commission and fringe benefits. Apply ROSS McCUNE SALES MANAGER SILVERWOOOS DAIRIES RECENT CA GRADUATE Imperial Oil Ltd. has attractive opportunities in Edmonton for qualified Chartered Accountants seeking careers in administrative or senior spec- ialist capacities. Successful applicants will be assigned to positions providing development of management skills as well as various aspects of corporate ac- counting in a large computer-oriented operation. Excellent employee benefits available. Salary is open and commensurate with qual- ifications and experience. Reply in writing to: Relations Manager Department Imperial Oil Umitatf P.O. Box 2356 CAREER SALES OPPORTUNITY Would you like to earn to a year (and more) as a salesman? You can do it right in Leth- bridge. No overnight travel is required. We offer a comprehensive training program. You will receive excellent fringe benefits. There is a built in opportunity for rapid advancement In recent years our sales people have qualified for meetings in Hawaii, Mexico and Nevada. This April we are off to San Diego for 7 days, all expenses paid. A sales background and High School graduation are desirable, but certainly not essential. Some of our successful people have University degrees. We have people under 25 years of age, others are grandparents. We have no particular requirements, but we are looking for honest, hard-working men or women, who meet people well and will follow our proven sales system exactly. Take five minutes to Investigate this challenging and rewarding career. Call collect to Lethbridge at 329-4688 between 9 a.m. and p.m. or 327-7741 between 5 p.m. and p.m. and ask for Mr. Pierson. Or you can write to Box 149 HerakJ. ;