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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 8, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta RCMP suddenly breaks silence tmmj ins i nwniwwB CAREERS Nipper knows a nose Katherme Libretti was getting acquainted with a puppy she obtained from the Society m Chicago She put her face close to the little fellow and he promptly clamped his jaws around her left Katherme at while the pup gets ready for an encore Moose Jaw damage mounts MOOSL.JAW Sask Mavor Herb Taylor has asked to have the city declared a disaster area in an effort to make more people eligible for flood damage compensation Only those areas declared bv the municipality and approved by the province will be eligible for assistance under a flood control program announced recently by the provincial government Some people living on the fringes of previously declared disaster areas suffered damage from the flood but were not eligible for compensation under the assistance program Damage to the city has been estimated at million The provincial government will pay 100 per cent of allowable costs to individuals hospitals charitable institutions and small businesses No bread Ohio Housewives don't have to worry about the price of bread soaring to a the U S under-secretary of agriculture says It's just something dreamed up by the baking industry Phil Campbell assured the public there is plenty of wheat to go around MAINLY FARMERS At the time of 80 per cent of Canada s population was rural OTTAWA For the first time in the force's dis- tinguished 101-year some members of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police arc are talking of organized negotiating machinery As a the ber usually the most si- lent of silent suddenly is blossoming with men who are publicly exposing grievances The men have started at- tempts to form an not a but an organization that could bargain with management while abrogating any right to strike Indications are that the move has at least some support in many divisions from coast to coast Senior officials are exhibiting a cautious wait- and-see attitude while making it clear they want no unions The situation has landed on the desk of M J com- missioner since only the first of the and called a policeman's policeman He appears to be the victim of discontent that has been simmering for some time The proposed association was discussed at unusual meetings in Toronto and Vancouver last week and another is expected here Friday The Toronto meeting drew 600 with delega- tions from Ottawa and Mon- treal The idea was reported to have been rejected at a meeting in Saskatchewan Sources say grievances boil down to wages and overtime problems created by the high mobility of the force coupled with frequent transfers and a Sears Once-a-year Electric blanket seconds Soft beautiful and a great buy1 Slight imperfections in the weave will not affect wear But they do make a big difference in price1 Machine washable C S A approved With Sears full 1-year replacement guarantee Your choice of five warm glowing colours Blue Gold Green or Lilac So don t delay Select yours today Twin control Double control Queen control 15 99 Twin Size Single Control Shop by phone. call 328-9231 Free delivery. at Simpsons-Sears you get the finest guarantee satisfaction or money refunded and free delivery Simpsons-Sears Ltd. Store Open Daily a.m. to p.m. Thursday and Friday a.m. to p.m. Pontro Mall Telenhrmia general lack of communication It is easy to hear of these grievances from men who in- on anonymity And in the breath after out- lining their the men profess staunch loyalty to the force and all it represents m Canada Those reached last week said they wanted no part of a union or strike only consultation and negotiation They say a grievance proce- dure established two years ago has no and note that it came into being only after former corporal Jack Ramsay of Regina wrote a highly critical article dealing with RCMP morale and other matters OTHERS PAID MORE Here are the as described by several men in interviews The RCMP compares unfavorably with top police forces in the country Further while RCMP are getting only a lump sum payment of last year from other police pick up a year increases in some considerably more Senior officials respond by saying negotiations now are in progress with treasury board and pay will retro- active to April 1 The RCMP was recipient of the year increase granted to most federal employees last week to compensate for inflation Mobility-An RCMP officer can be moved after being in one place for three years less in some cases There is a strong feeling that those moved to Ottawa Montreal and Vancouver are taking losses because of high housing markets Communication. Men are reported to feel that they are moved without apparent reason on occasion They cannot make long-term plans lor living in a community because they have no idea when they will be trans terred Discipline Some complain that the force is more military than the armed forces that orders come from above without explanation and men are expected to obey without question Solicitor-General Warren Allmand has said a study of disciplinary methods will be conducted with view to possible change M J NADON Formation of a union would be in violation of a 1918 order in council and the 1967 Public Servants Staff Relations Act Mr Nadon says a national force cannot be organized as have city forces and that there can be no thought of strike Most of the men who seek to form an association agree and ask only the right to establish an association that can negotiate with management STORE Excelled future In retail management Good company benefits Salary commensurate with experience and education Grade XII minimum Must be willing to re-locate Apply in Personnel Department WOOLCO DEPARTMENT STORES College Mill Shopping Lethbridge PRINCIPAL SCHOOL FOR THE MENTALLY RETARDED A Principal is required for the Dorothy Gooder School in Alberta Dorothy Gooder School serves approximately sixty maritally retarded children in Southern between the ages o' six and eighteen The Principal will have major responsibilities in pro- gram development and will work closely with Director of Pupil Personnel Services The person we are seek- ing will have experience in teaching and administration of special and will have done graduate work in the field of mental retardation Those wishing to apply should do so by submitting ap- plications complete with curriculum vitae including references by May 21 st to The Director of Personnel Lethfc ridge School District No. 51 433 15th Street South Lethbridge CARDSTON RESIDENTS Are you interested in a Real Estate Bros is interested in you We need salespeople in rural areas We can offer you experience and financing to enable you to complete deals Interested in more I will be at the Flamingo Motel Room May 9 1974 from 10 am to 5 p m Call our Lethbridge Office for an appointment or drop in and see me May 9 1974 BLOCK BROS. For a personal interview call F. TINORDI 327-3478 T. GRISAK 328-2266 Phone 328-2356 NATIONAL REAL ESTATE SERVICE LTD. YOUR FUTURE IS HERE Liberia GOVERNMENT OF ALBERTA COMMUNITY HEALTH SERVICES Central Region Several rewarding and challenging opportunities exist in the Community Health Program located m Camrose Stettler Rocky Mountain House Ponoka and Red Deer COMMUNITY PSYCHIATRIC NURSE These positions will require the successful candidates to provide basic supportive therapy care and nursing counselling to patients As well one will be required to manage out-patient clinics m assigned areas as a member of a mental health team provide information to various sources in the management of psychiatric assess psychiatric patients in the community and provide necessary treatment Apohcants should be Registered Nurses or Psychiatric Nurses and eligible for registration m the Province of Alberta together with a minimum of one year working experience A valid drivers license and business auto insurance will also be required Salary is m the 764 to 720 range Competition number 9184-2 SOCIAL WORKER Reporting to the Community Nursing Service the successful candidates will be involved in the following duties obtain and maintain case histories of patients participate in diagnostic and review conferences prepare patients for their return to the community conduct follow-up and rehabilitation case work Applicants will possess either a two-year Social Services Diploma Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Social Work supplemented preferably by two years of related experience Successful candidates will posses a valid drivers license and be prepared to obtain business auto insurance and as well be prepared to locate m the community Salary is m the 428 to 112 range Competition number 8111-7 Completed application forms thould be forwarded to the Personnel Alberta Box Alberta. Please state the appropriate competition number clearly. These competitions will close May 1974. PROCTER GAMBLE CELLULOSE Ltd. has an immediate opening for a FIRST CLASS STEAM ENGINEER m their bleached kraft pulp mill in Grande as OPERATIONS MANAGER The successful applicant would be responsible for process operations in a high pressure steam plant with power generation Applicant should have a valid Alberta First Class Steam Certificate. Previous pulp mill experience is not required Applicants are requested to have completed resume including work experience and qualifications submitted prior to May to Personnel Manager Procter A Gamble Ltd. Postal Bag 1020 ;