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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 21, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta Monday, October THE LETHBRIOOE HERALD 5 Le Devoir publisher feels public employees need right to strike QUEBEC (CP) The pub- lisher of French-language dai- ly Le Devoir says he sees no need for a special labor code for employees in the public sector and except in the case of policemen, firemen and hospital workers, the right to strike should be maintained in this field. Claude Ryan, told the an-' nual convention of the Bus Owners Association Saturday, that unions were a natural consequence of a democratic society where injustices prevail. Mr. Ryan said although Quebec's labor legislation was one of the most advanced in North America it still needed some improvements. He said it was necessary to define more clearly the mean- ing of essential services which are too vaguely defined in the labor code. It is too often left up to judges to settle labor disputes, for which they have little preparation, he said, and as a result injunctions become an easy way out for employers, who frequently use this process C A REE R S OPENING FOR ACCOUNTANT Johnson Brothers Sawmills Ltd. need an accountant to start November 1st, 1974. Interested persons are asked to Phone. Cowley 628-3818 during business hours or 628-3834 evenings or write BOX 100, Cowley. COUNTER PERSONNEL Experience in Automotive and Industrial Supplies an Asset Room for advancement in Nation Wide Company. Send Resume to Box 85 Lethbridge Herald Municipal Accountant Required Village of Elkford Elkford, British Columbia There is an immediate opening for a Municipal Accountant at the above location Duties include the primary functions of being in charge of all accounting responsibilities including preparation of monthly financial reports This person will also be required to assist the Clerk in administration to a substantial degree and experience in this area will definitely be an asset Applicants should preferably have had exposure to the above duties and have established their ability to perform these functions to the satisfaction of the Department of Municipal Affairs and Council Members Salary is open and variable to coincide with experience and ability Applications should be directed to CHARTERED ACCOUNTANTS BOX 970 FERNIE, BRITISH COLUMBIA SUPERINTENDENT OF PARKS RECREATION PINCHER CREEK REGIONAL PARKS AND RECREATION BOARD The successful applicant will be responsible for administration of the Parks and Recreation Department, operating of a swim pool. Hockey arena and other recreation and park facilities and for developing a diverse program of Recreational Services. Qualifications for this position are a degree in Recreation Ad- ministration. Physical Education or Community Development plus previous experience in the field of recreation Salary range to per month (1974 Plus usual benefits Anticipated date of commencement is in November 1974. Applications should be submitted to the undersigned prior to Oc- tober 30th. 1974. HUGH WADDLE SUPERINTENDENT OF PARKS ANDRECREATION BOXISt PINCHER CREEK, ALBERTA ASSISTANT SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS The Peace River School Division No. 10 invites applications from interested persons for the position of Assistant Superintendent ot Schools with duties to commence as soon as possible. ENROLMENT: The Division employs 155 teachers in 14 schools with an enrolment of APPLICANTS SHOULD HAVE (1) A permanent Alberta teaching certificate. (2) Administration experience in Alberta. (3) Graduate study in curriculum or admin- istration at the University of Alberta or at a university of equivalent standard. POSITION: Chief Deputy Officer to the Superintendent, with responsibility primarily for junior-senior high school curriculum. SALARY: Please indicate salary expected in application. CLOSING DATE: Applications to be in the divisional office by Friday, October 25, 1974. Applicants should apply in writing including a comptefb resume of training and experience. Ap- plications should be sent to: Mr. J. E. Stuart, SupffintBndwit ol Schools PMKM School DfwMoii Ho. 10, P.O. Box 339, PEACE RIVER, Hungry refugees flood Dacca as Bangladesh endures famine DACCA (AP) Refugees, mostly women and children, have been streaming into the Bangladesh capital by the hundreds this month in search of food. They are victims of the most severe famine to strike the Indian subcontinent in at least three decades. They have come to Dacca by boat, by train and on foot. As they reach the train or boat ter- minal or are found lying along the pavements of the city, they are taken by police to camps, known as "gruel kitchens." The government has set up such camps throughout the country to provide emergency relief for some of the more than five million who face starvation among the country's 77 million persons. The government placed armed guards at the Dacca camps to keep those inside from roaming the capital's streets, causing social unrest. Some diplomats offered what they said were conser- vative guesses that a million Bengalis would die of starva- tion or related diseases, based on reports reaching Dacca from the government and volunteer organizations. This will be within six weeks, they said, before the autumn food crop is harvested. The daily diet at the camps usually is limited to a few hard chapatis, or wheat pan- cakes. Much of the summer crop was destroyed by floods. The Bangladesh govern- ment has arranged to import emergency food shipments. Much of the food aid will not arrive for another month, however, by which time it is feared hundreds of thousands will have starved. The three Dacca camps are set up in an abandoned in- dustrial estate and in a high school and a college closed indefinitely because of the famine. Each has a population of and the number is growing by at least 200 daily from as far as 100 miles away. Supervisors at the camp at Khilgaon High School in north- east Dacca say about three persons a day do leave the camp. They are taken to a public burial ground. INCOME TAX COURSE BY CORRESPONDENCE You can Earn Extra Income Learn how to prepare the new Tax Forms and become an INCOME TAX CONSULTANT For Full Dettlls. Contact CANADIAN SCHOOL OF TAX ACCOUNTING 150 EGLINTON AVENUE E TORONTO. ONTARIO M4P 1E8 Angry monkey A demonstrator wears a monkey mask and carries a sign saying "Sorry, I don't speak French" as he takes part in a demonstration against "Bill 22" in Quebec oyer the weekend. Birth control needed in lower BIRMINGHAM (AP) Sir Keith Joseph, the man re- garded by some as a con- tender to replace Edward Heath as Conservative party leader, has urged birth con- trol among the lower classes to prevent what he called the degeneration of British society. Sir Keith, former Con- servative social security min- ister, blamed much of Brit- ain's social ills on what he called working class sexual promiscuity that leads to teen- age pregnancies and ille- gitimate births. "The balance of our popu- lation, our human stock is he told a meet- ing Saturday in this major in- dustrial city 100 miles north of London. Sir Keith said more and more British children are be- ing born to the least fit unmarried, the deserted, those of low in- telligence and low education "They are producing prob- lem children, the future un- married mothers, delin- First stop in Canada GANDER, Nfld. (CP) The world's first supersonic jet transport, the British- French Concorde, made a one- hour fuelling stop here Sunday on a flight from Britain to Mexico. Despite high winds, rain and a 35-degree temperatures, the aircraft had little difficulty during landing and take-off. More than 500 persons were on hand to greet the plane on its first Canadian stopover. The Concorde carried 32 officials, most of them representatives of the British, French and Mexican governments. Included in the group was Lord Beswick, Britain's minister of state for industries. Investors might be out of luck MIAMI (AP) Officials of a Florida firm are saying they do not have the money lo repay million allegedly swindled from more than 300 investors, some of them former prisoners of war in Vietnam. An attorney for the officials and a court-appointed receiver made the claim about money following an order by a federal judge on a suit brought by the Securities and a former salesman for the firm U.S. District Judge Charles Fulton ruled Friday that the defendants must repay the money. The judge said "misleading and false statements" were used to sell industrial develop- ment bonds quents, denizens of our bor- stals, subnormal education es- tablishments, prisons, hostels for he said. A bor- stal'is a reform school. Sir Keith said one in three of all births in Britain is to unfit mothers. "If we do nothing to stop this the nation moves toward degeneration hastened by the emigration of talented he said. Sir Keith said extending birth control facilities to the working class meant con- doning immorality, but asked, "which is the lesser Staying in Calgary? Stay with friends. Traditional Calgary hospitality starts, with us. So the next time you're headed our way call Zenith 6-6014 from anywhere in Alberta for reservations. It's toll free. Or ask your travel agent to reserve a room. Isn't that friendly? Downtown. 9th Ave. and 1st St., next to the Calgary Tower. THE CP Motels B Canadian Retiremerttt Savings Plan First Canadian Retirement Savings Plan Helps you plan for your leisure years. Retirement can be the time of your life. But you have to plan for it now, while your earning probably your high. You can start by reading about First Canadian Retirement Savings Plan, and how it can make your leisure years, as well as your saving years, much, much easier. Reduce your income tax while you save for your By investing in First Canadian Retirement Savings Plan any time during and up to 60 days after a taxation year, you may reduce your taxable income by the amount of your investment, up to the lesser of: 20% of your earned income. if you have no pension plan. if you are a non-contributing member of a pension plan, or less the amount of your contri- butions to a company pension plan. Your tax reduction is not affected by payment into the Canada or Quebec_Pension Plans. To find out exactly how much money you'll save, ask for R.R.S.P. specialist R.W. Wakefield's booklet, "Register- ed Retirement Savings Income tax will have to be paid on your savings eventual- when used as retire- ment income or if you withdraw your savings prior to retire- probably at a lower rate than during your peak earning years. Choose from two options. At present there are two options available. Both arc eligible for registration with the tax authorities so that you can reduce your annual in- come tax. Option I-First Canadian Mortgage Fund. In today's financial market, investment in a quality mortgage fund is considered a good bet to pro- duce a relatively secure high yield over the long term. At the same time, investors may realize an increase in value of their units in this Fund depend- ing on prevailing mortgage .interest rates. There is no load on the purchase or redemption of these units. Option II- Firstbank Special Retirement Account Your deposits in this special bank account will earn interest at the Bank's Five-Year-Term Deposit Receipt rate. This rate of interest will be fixed every January I stand July 1st at the rate prevailing that and remain in effect for six months. Interest is calculated and payable on your minimum monthly balance and credited semi-annually. 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