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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 25, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta Federal treasury flush Rail talks OTTAWA (CP) The gov- ernment has come through the first half of its 1973-74 fiscal year flush with money, posting a million budget surplus for the April- September period. This is more than seven times the million surplus that showed on the government's ledgers for the comparable period a year ago. It reflects an apparent ef- fort to constrain federal spending programs, although the over-all level of spending is sharply higher in the current year, figures released Thursday by the finance department show. In the six months this year, all federal departments spent billion, while it took in through taxes, investments CAREERS TRAINEES A local firm of Chartered Accountants has openings for qualified Accountants and Junior Accountants. The successful applicants will have some formal training or the equivalent practical experience necessary to deal with various types of accounting records. Experience in the preparation of accounting records for data processing helpful but not essential Address inquiries to: The Accounting Manager Young, Parkyn, McNabb Co. 1003 4th Ave. S. Lethbridge AUDIT AND ACCOUNTING PERSONNEL REQUIRED BY LOCAL FIRM OF CHARTERED ACCOUNTANTS Applicant must be a recent University graduate or high school graduate with senior matriculation. Successful applicants must be interested in further study as an articling C.A. student or may enroll in the following courses of instruction: a. Certified General Accountant (5 years) b. Registered Industrial Accountant (5 years) c. Audit Technician (3 years) Apply in writing, stating qualifications, experience, etc. to Box 97, Herald SUPERINTENDENT OF PARKS RECREATION PINCHER CREEK REGIONAL PARKS AND RECREATION HOARD The successful applicant will be responsible for admin.strat.on 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- mmistration. Physical Educahon or Community Development plus previous experience in the field of recreation. Jf'ary to per montn <1974 Plus usual oeneiiis. Anticipated date of commencement is in November 1974. toberA30ttfai974S Submitted to the prior to Oc- HUGH WADDLE SUPERINTENDENT OF PARKS AND RECREATION 'BOX 159 PINCHER CREEK, ALBERTA OFFICE MANAGER Required by local wholesale Duties involve supervision of office staff, main- taining records, preparation of monthly financial statements, supervision of credit-and reporting directly to the President. This position is open to male or female and in- cludes normal employee benefits. Pension Plan available if desired. Apply in writing to: Thorne Riddell Co. 207 Canada Trust BMg. Alberta ARE YOU LOOKING FOR A CHALLENGE? We are a growing Lincoln-Mercury dealership currently selling approx. 1800 vehicles per year and we are looking for an aggressive individual to assume the responsibility of our credit dept and establish a profitable lease and rent-a-car fleet We are offering to the right person an excellent starting salary, plus bonuses based on performance as well as a company automobile, and a wide range of other company benefits. H you fsee! you are the person we are looking for write to: Mr.D.A.Hoaght, Sato Ltd. P.O. Bon 5M, Lafhbridgr BkuK appnomonv ww M IWM MI and other means billion. By contrast, spending in the comparable period a year ear- lier was billion and budget revenue was billion. On a direct comparison basis, government spending in the latest period was more than 25 per cent ahead of the year-earlier total. The same trend is apparent in the figures released for September each year. In 1974, there was a budget surplus of million, up sharply from the surplus of million on spending in September, 1973. But on an aggregate basis, federal expenditures in September this year rose to billion from billion a year ago. Revenues this year gained to billion from billion in the comparable 1973 month. Taxpayers will not be sur- prised to learn that the biggest single income item for the government in the first half came from personal in- come tax receipts. Payroll deductions in the current year were up to billion from billion last year. Another billion of income tax was collected by other means, an increase from billion in the previous period. Business corporations paid in billion to the federal coffers, a rise from their contributions of billion in the first half last year. Oil sales provided two new sources of revenue for the government this year that it did not have in the 1972-73 year. chugging to head OTTAWA (CP) Railway contract talks affecting about workers will be at a critical stage in the next week to 10 days as union and com- pany negotiators tackle the delicate wage question. Until now, the Montreal- based negotiations have had a "good a union spokesman said Thursday. Talks began earlier than usual this year. But the parties are just starting now to talk about money, which in view of re- cent inflation is expected to be the key issue. "Within the next week or so, we should know if there is to be a quick settlement or a union source said. "Discussions are just coming to a head now." Should negotiations break down, the parties could ask the federal government for appointment of a mediator or a conciliation board or com- missioner. A settlement before the end of the year would mark the first time the parties have agreed to a contract before their current agreement has expired. The existing contract for the bulk of the workers ends Dec. 31. The current agreement was legislated by Parliament in September, 1973, and an ar- bitrator worked out details after the act was passed. WAGNER MISTRAL PAINT SPRAY GUNS (NO COMPRESSOR) How MISTRAL Spray Guns Operate Mistral airless spray guns need no compressor. You connect them direct to a 115 or aaov supply point. BIISTRAL guns are designed to spray at high pressure because the higher pressure the greater the efficiency and the finer the atomisatjon. You can step up working pressure from 58 to approximately 580 p.s.i. to suit tne job in hand. A wear-resistant high precision pump draws up the paint by vacuum pressure without air. The well-designed pump guarantees an unusually long working life. AVAILABLE AT MOTOR MOWQR 817 3RD AVENUE SOUTH LETHBRIDGE ALBERTA T1J OHS TECHNICAL REPRESENTATIVES We at Xerox pride ourselves in having one of the best service operations in industry today. You can become a part of this team as a XEROX TECHNICAL REPRESENTATIVE we offer advancement IF YOU Possess initiative and an inquiring mind we offer challenge and problem solving. IF YOU Possess creativity we offer the atmosphere and tools to innovate fresh ideas. IF YOU Possess ambition and excellent salary. General qualifications-include a high -school diploma, a good understanding of mechanics and some knowledge of electrical principles.. A community college technical diploma is an asset. Entire training program at full pay. Upon com- pletion of training you will be assigned a territory in the Lethbridge area, servicing Xerox electro- mechanical office copying and duplicating equipment In addition, Xerox offers a comprehensive bene- fit program, including fully paid profit sharing, health and life insurance and tuition aid. it you started a caraar wtth a company that's going placaa at tha aama fhna you ara? Positions availaMa for both praaant and futura Tatophona Rob WhRflaM at 320-7116 in Lath- bridga, or sand datafls of your background to Mr. D. Northeott, Xarox of Canada Umttad, Sufta 844, 700 6 Avanua 8. W., Calgary, Afbarta T2P OT8. Xerox of Canada Friday. October 28, 1974 THE LETHBRIDQE HERALD 21 FIESTA DAYS at Pncts EffMtivi Friday ind Saturday October 25th and 26th 1 LIKE THEIR Carry-Out Services. WE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO LIMIT QUANTITIES CENTRE VILLAGE IGA 13th STREET NORTH, LETHBRIDGE MARTEN'S IGA COALDALE Full slice, Ib. 1 19 CANADA GRADE A1 OR A2 BEEF ROUND STEAK FRESH at GROUND BEEF CANADA PACKERS CANADA GRADE A1 OR AZ STEER REEF 4 4 A RUMP ROAST. 1Z9 PURITY AYLMER TOMATO SOUP NABOB SUN60LD CRYSTALS STAR KIST CHUNK LIGHT TUNA STEAK HOUSE Mushrooms LIQUID DETERGENT SUNLIGHT FRASERVALE FROZEN 6.5 oz. tin FISH CHIPS FRESH FROM OUR IN-STORE BAKERY CENTRE VILLAGE IGA PHONE 327-0353 BUTTER TARTS ..............................1 MINCE PIES oo B.C.ECONOPAK GEE GRADE MAC APPLES CANADA NO. 11MPORTED m A 4 RED GRAPES 4rl MEXICAN NEW CROP A 4 ORANGES 5rl ;