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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 26, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta LETHBRIDQE HEMALD-TuMday, March Teacher training program planned VANCOUVER (CP) A crash program to train new teachers for British Columbia by September 1975 is being planned by some education authorities in the province. Talks are going on between the B.C. School Trustees Association, B.C. Teachers Federation, universities and Canada Manpower in hopes of launching the scheme by next month. Dr Henry Armstrong, executive director of the trustees association, said that even without the proposed reduction in teacher student ratios the province will be short teachers this September. He hopes to fill that by recruiting first in Canada, then the northern U.S. and finally Britain. (Education Minister Eileen Dailly told the legislature last month the government intends to reduce the teacher student ratio from the present 21.5 to 17-to-l over the next three years.) A variety of other factors will cause another shortage of in the 1975 school year. It is this shortage the training scheme is expected to fill. jCovelyf Styles! CHARC.KX Pleasing to the eye and comfortable to wear. Straps, Open Toes, Slings Spectators. Look lor many other Hi-fashion styles arriving daily! MflRflNJG WORLD OF SHOES OP5! 6th Stoaat Downtown Crown corporation proposal advanced CALGARY (CP) A federal-provincial Crown corporation to develop and take over private companies now operating in the Alberta oil sands was proposed Monday by Jean-Pierre Goyer, federal minister of supply and services. He told a Calgary Chamber of Commerce meeting and a news conference that Canada should enter agreements with foreign countries to borrow billion from them and repay the loan in oil so all could benefit from it. Mr. Goyer said he was mak- ing the proposal as a con- cerned, individual minister and "not on behalf of the cabinet." He also said he has not discussed the proposal with the Alberta government because he does not feel it his responsibility to negotiate with provincial governments. He said he recognizes Al- berta's ownership of its energy resources, but added that the oil sands project was too big for one level of government and that the federal government must play a role. "The key words in my plan are. rapid and massive devel- opment, 20 plants costing billion, funds borrowed from foreign countries and repaid in oil, a holding company owned by Canadians, and construction and operation by companies from the petroleum industry according to Canada's national ob- jectives." Mr Goyer said loans of about billion greater part of it in equipment" be secured from the United States, the European Economic Community and USED ALUMINUM PRESS PLATES oo9 in thickness Size Ideal for lining between studs of buildings, sheds, etc., or under roofing. Apply Circulation Department The Uthbridge Herald Japan and might be repaid by three billion barrels of oil, assuming the price of oil at about per barrel. "Canada's private investment in 1973 was approximately 518 billion. Therefore, if the oilsnds were financed by Canada alone, it would be detrimental to the investment community." He said synthetic crude oil from the oil sands will be sur- plus to Canadian needs. "There is no possible way the oil sands will be depleted before new energy forms like fusion, solar energy or fast- breeder reactors become a reality Mr. Goyer said oil companies have "corporate objectives" which do not always coincide with Canadian objectives. The industry, he said, appears to be spacing oil sands plants at the rate of one every two years which "is too slow to be in Canada's interest." He said the United States has declared its objective to be self-sufficient in energy by 1980 and "believe it." He said Canada must go ahead with fullscale development of the oil sands now to cash in on the current energy situation. The 20 plants should be built before 1980. Mr. Goyer said the U.S., western Europe and Japan should be interested in the proposal, as it helps secure their energy supply. The industry might still play an important role if his pro- posal is accepted. "The oil companies can be the sub-con- tractors of the Crown corpo- ration Outing with dad Senator Edward Kennedy with his son Ted Jr., on the slopes at Vail, Colo., Monday. Ted Jr., was given special instruction on the specially-designed skis. New cancer treatment for Ted Jr. BOSTON (Reuter) Doctors here are using a promising cancer-fighting procedure on the 12-year-old son of Senator Edward Kennedy in an attempt to prevent a recurrence of the cancer that caused the amputation of the boy's right leg last November. Dr. Emil Frei, director of the Children's Cancer Research Foundation, said the procedure involves administering the drug methotrexate followed after a precise period by another drug as an antidote. The methotrexate is allowed to kill as many cancer cells as possible before the treatment is halted for fear that normal cells also may be destroyed. This ability to kill healthy as well as diseased cells has caused doctors to use the drug with caution even at the risk of leaving some live cancer cells in a patient's body. Young Kennedy is receiving treatment every third weekend. His father is reported to have received instruction ort how to inject the antidote, if necessary, away from the hospital. The name of the antidote was not disclosed. The new treatment has been used in 17 other patients besides Kennedy. The others suffered from os- teogenic sarcoma or bone can- cer which usually kills 60 per cent of its victims within 12 to 18 months. With the use of the new double treatment, all have survived for at least one year. X "1 Parliamentary briefs IT you are an the total of your Canada Pension Plai contributions was more than last year, you have a credit comira Last year, more errors occurred in the calculation of Canada Pension Plan overpayments than in anything else. (They even beat out arithmetic errors which almost always come in first.) So. Since something obviously went wrong somewhere, this year we want to see if we can clear up some of the confusion The information below will help you when you're doing your own CPP calculations, so clip it and use it for reference when your own Income Tax Day comes. say if I paid more than 1 have a credit coining, but how do I know what I did pay? By your T4 slips. Box D. If you have more than one T4 slip, add up the separate amounts in all Box Ds, to get the total you paid. If you have only one. that's the figure you use. Where do I calculate whether or not I overpaid? At the top of Page 3 of your Income Tax Return. It's clearly labelled "Employee Overpayment of Contributions and The first line reads -Total Contributory Earnings per T4 slips, maximum What does that mean? p Look on your T4 slip in Box J. If box J is blank, use the figure in Box C. just as it says on your T4 Enter that amount on the first line If you have more T4 slip, and the totals irf Box J (or Box C) add up to more than ignore that, and just enter S5.600. S5.600 is the maximum figure you contribute on, no matter what you earned. It's likely you became 18 or TO.years old during the year, or received a retirement or a disability pension from the CPP in 1973. In that case you should use the figure in Box J for CPP calculations. (In other words only a portion of the income shown in Box C of your T4 slip will be considered for CPP purposes.) Be sure to check your Guide. Items 24A and 24B Do exactly what it says. Deduct from the amount you entered above No matter what you earned or contributed, that amount is the same 5600. It s standard. (The only exceptions to this are those who turned either 18or70yearsoldin1973.orreceivedaCPPPensionin1973. Check your Guide-Item 24B.) That figure the one you get when you deduct the from your Contributory Earnings on the first Sine. It can't be more than because maximum Contributory Earnings can't exceed and you've just deducted from that amount Now it says "Total deducted per Box Don an T4 Look at your T4 slip agam. Box D. The amount shown there is the amount you enter on thaJ line Again, if you have more than one T4 slip, add up the total of all Box Ds and enter it mmmmm APRLAD So far, so good. But this is where I get confused: "Less required of earnings subject to contribution or amount per Contribution Table, maximum Fortunately that statement is much less confusing than it sounds The key word is OR. so take the easy way and ignore the (They both come out the same in the end.) Open your Guide to the back, to the "Employ- ee's CPP Contribution Table" and look on the chart to find your "Earnings Subject to Contribution" which you now know. Right beside it as a figure telling you how much you should have paid. Enter that figure (and it can't be higher than because that's as much as you can contribute on) on that line. And then how do I get that last figure? Subtract. And enter the amount on the line labelled "Canada Pension Plan Now where? If there is a difference, take that last figure and do exactly what the return tells you to do with it. Enter the amount on Line 23 of Page 2 of your return, and again on Line 49 of Page 1 That's it. You've done it. What if my calculations show that I owe the Government more for CPP? That may be your employer's error. If so. we'll have him correct it. Do not pay the amount. Attach a note, bringing the error to our attention, and we'll contact him directly. Don't worry about it. Hold on. I was self-employed part of last year, what do I do? In that case, if your contributory earnings from employment and self-employment earned you more than last year (if it didn't, don't you'll need to fill in the bottom part of Page 3 labelled "Canada Pension Plan Contributions on Self-Employed it's just as easy An you'll find full instructions tor that in your Guide. Item 24C. I'm sorry, but I'm still a little mixed-up. Follow April Aid Read your Guide. Then re-read this ad. If it's still hazy, phone or drop by your District Taxation office We'll be glad to give you all the help you need. One more thing... Please check your arithmetic And re-check. Every time there's even a small error, the computers reject your return and it has to be checked and corrected by hand, then cycled through ihe computer again Not only does it hold up the completion oJ your return, but every error, no matter how small, is expensive to correct we can get it done. Decision I pending on VLA I i I I I I I V J tnmfctfr I Your Guide w atwayj the toes! answer. Read Foflow ft. Believe rt.nshouldJeflyou What you totoww.andhowtofigum Watch this newspaper fjomnow through mid-Apnl. -we n try Jo gn-eyou as much additional help wposafcte, fri print, about specrfcprowem areas When you see something that applies to you, chplhe ad tor and wse it when you're domg your owntWurn Hshouldhelp you re sMI confused, call Your own DisTncSTaxation Office number below And on and Taaadars Bnat ara opan -HI Jfyouiwe outside The office area, call the Operator and for 0-4000. Remember, cadis are and the service is There for you Some people prefer so talk ij over tnperscm And that's fme. too n you re one of them, and have a problem with your Jncome Tax. by lor free help Face-to- Jaoe The address tor your own DstncJ Taxation Off toe is below. Wrtte to your nearest Distort Taxa- tion Office. Explain your problem as deafly as possible and aTl information (And your return address, please') They wm answer your letter as quicWy as possible. Calgary Public Bldg.. 205-SJh Avenue S.E Calgary, Alta T2G OL1 -265-8890 Federal Public Bldg.. 9820- 107th Street, Edmonton, Alia. T5K Le wenue s.t, uaigary, A la T2G OL1 -265-8890 _ _ Federal Public Bldg.. 9820- 107th Street, Edmonton. AUa. TSK OTTAWA (CP) The gov- ernment is expected to an- nounce its decision about mid- week on whether to extend the deadline of the Veterans Land Act. Prime Minister Trudeau said in the Commons Monday that no decision has been made on extending the act past March 31. But he said in reply to ques- tions from Jack Marshall Humber-St. George's- St. Barbe) that Veterans Affairs Minister Dan MacDonald will make a Wainwright entry wins EDMONTON (CP) Buffalo Trails and Tales, a history of Wainwright and district, has won a award in 1973 Alberta regional history competition. The award, instituted by the literary arts branch, department of culture, youth and recreation, is given to encourage more literary excellence in the compilation of regional lore. John Patrick Gillese, director of Hterary arts, said today that 14 entries were received from all parts of the province. including Drumheller. Medicine Hat, Innisfail and Ponoka. "Alberta is at the stage now." Mr. Gillesse said, "when its either write it down or lose it forever." "People all over Alberta are realizing this and rallying to the cause." statement this week. Informed sources say the decision might come by Wednesday. The act permits some veter- ans low-interest loans on land and housing OTTAWA (CP) Prime Minister Trudeau reacted coolly Monday to a suggestion that St. Lawrence seaway tolls and docking charges be reduced. Reductions would help ship- ping companies and consumers, but taxpayers would suffer, he told the Commons in reply to a question from Trevor Morgan (PC-St. Mr. Morgan said reductions would help shipping companies meet higher wage costs they will face once their contract dispute with the Seafarers International Union is settled. OTTAWA (CP) A written reply tabled in the Commons Monday indicated the govern- ment found nothing wrong with one of its ministers expressing hope that the mayor of Moncton, N.B.. would lose a court case involving the Official Lan- guages Act. The reply said Solicitor- General Warren Allmand was not reprimanded or censured for the remark, made last November in Fredericton. The written reply was signed by Mr. Allmand and was in reply to a question from Stan Schumacher Mayor Leonard C. Jones of Moncton is seeking to upset the Official Languages Act in an appeal that has been heard by the Supreme Court of Canada. The court has reserved its decision. CAREERS MECHANIC WANTED Capable of doing all phases of general light duty mechanical repairs with a large volume of this being power train work. Will consider 3rd or 4th year apprentice. Offering above average benefits such as 5.00 per hour and no Saturday work. CONTACT THE SERVICE MANAGER DUNL.OP Drta FIRST VENTURE Panarctic Oils Ltd. is Can- ada's first government- industry joint venture. RITCHIE BROS. AUCTION NOTICE Place I 020 -'and Avt. 'A' North, Lathbridw, Canada Date Thurldiy, April 4th, 1974 a.m. Owner EQUIPMENT RECEIVED FROM: Toltatrup Construction Com- pany Ltd., and Othtn CRUSHERS. 1970 Nordberg Cone Crusher, C41536 screens, motors, conveyors, on triple axle, 2-1963 Pioneer 54" x24" Roll crushers, 5229E- 103 106 (rubber drive) on tan- dem axle; 1964 Pioneer Jaw Crusher. (150PRSCE) screens, conveyors, on tandem axle: Cedarapids Jaw Crusher, 6236. screens, motors, conveyors, on tandem axle; Hydrocone 60' cone crush- er, 9648. motor, switch- gear plus numerous spare parts. Cedarapids Commander crusher jaw. rolls, screens diesel engine, on tan- dem axle: Cedarapids Roll Crusher, 2S5S9. motors and conveyors on tan- dem axle. 2 KOLMAN SURGE BINS, conveyors elec- tric motors- PORTABLE CON- VEYORS: 5-36" in lengths of 20. 40'. 50'. feed conveyor dozer trap and rock picker. Pio- neer Folding Radial Stacking conveyor. PAVERS COMPAC- TORS' 1972 Blaw-Knox PF220 Paver, PF220-0370-007. 1957 Blaw-Knox. PF90. 90- 5137; 13 Compactors mcl. 1971 TampoDouble Drum Vibra- tory, steel rollers. Grids. Wob- blys: CRAWLER TRACTORS: 1970 Cat D8H. 46A22482. Cat D6. 44A6663: LOADERS. 1966 Cat 966B. 57H214. 1969 Cat 950. 31K707. 1966 Cat 980. 42H429.1973 Hough 560. 1367: 1961 Case W10D. 8171840; 1969 Michigan Modei 85. series 3A. 401A- 105CAC. 1971 Michigan Model 75, Series 3A. 409B394. 1968 Cat 977K. 11K931. MOTOR GRADERS. 1964 Adams 777 Grader, 777GM639: Adams 660 Grader, 666M- 1848: 6TRUCK TRACTORS' ind. 1971 White Western Star. DUMP TRUCKS, mcl. 1972 CMC. 1970 1969 Fords. 20 PICKUP SER- VICE TRUCKS mcl 9 Fords and 4 G NUMEROUS TRAILERS- md Fruehauf and Willock. and 2-1973 William- son end dumps. CAMP TRAIL- ERS, numerous Atco 10x40 Sleepers Kitchen-Diners. ELECTRIC SETS Ca' 0353- 200 KW: Cat D343-200 KW. Cat D333-400 KW: Murphy 175 KW: Cat 0353-Power Unit. Per- tems 30KW Ute Plant SCALES 1971 Howe Richardson SO ton. MISCELLANEOUS Shop Equipment. Welders, Compressors Pumps; Tires Tools to- to tw tram LAthferidaja Mia flta: 1970 Pioneer 302 Grad- ation S Mixing Unit, Wot Elevator, Drier. Wei Washer. 2-26000 gal In- sulated Asphalt Tanks. 10.000 Ga1 Bunker Cal O398- 500 KW Set. Conveyor. Swrtcfrigear PHONE AT SALE SITE: (403) Write lor free Catalogue to RITCHIE BROS. AUCTIONEERS LTD. 970 BRIDGEPORT ROAD ICHVOND B C B.C. Canada Vtt 151 Tataenona: 273-75M TctoK 04-5M7S9 NATIONWIDE AUCTIONEERS ;