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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 16, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta IS THE IETHBRIDGE HERALD Wednesday December 16, T970 DASH FOR LIFE Firemen run for their lives as a burning building collapses In Buffalo. The structure had burst into flames after being rocked by an explosion of cause. The blaze spread to two adjoining build- ings bur no one was injured, rhe firemen rushing to safe- ty just in time. iern oil action accelerates as maximum exports are allowed By WALTER KREVENCIIUK Canadian Press Siaff Writer The petroleum industry swept north and east from Al- berta in 1970, confident in the potential for large oil and nat- ural gas discoveries in the Northwest Territories, t h e Arctic islands and the Atlantic Offshore. Oil was found in the Mack- enzie River delta of the N.W.T. and natural gas on Melville and King Christian Islands in the Arctic. Additionally, traces of oil and gas in the Atlantic off Canada's East Coast kept hopes alive for large discover- ies in that area. The northern finds were not commercial, but served to ac- celerate an exploration inva- sion that Ken Hall, operations manager for Trans Mountain Oil Pipe Line Co., said will see S60Q million spent in the North during the nest four years. CLOUDS ON HORIZON However, there were clouds on the horizon for the year ahead as the federal govern- ment considered legislation that A. R. Nielsen, chairman of the Canadian Petroleum Association, said could have a major adverse effect on fu- ture industry activity. He said the northern bubble could burst if the federal gov- ernment takes an "unreasona- ble" approach in establishing foreign-ownership guidelines, reviewing land regulations and on tax reform. One load was lifted from the industry's shoulders when an agreement was reached in Ot- tawa Nov. 24 which will allow Canada to export oil to the United States to its full capac- ity in 1971. In 1970, a quota had limited exports of Canadian crude into the U.S. east of the Kocky Mountains to between and barrels a day. Spokesmen said the open export market in 1971 will be a major asset to Canadian in- dependent companies because it will attract more foreign capital. Despite the export ceiling, Of Adult High School Lefhbridge Community College School of Continuing Education WINTER SEMESTER: Preparatory and Matriculation classes begin Monday, January 11 or Tuesday, January 12, 1970 and will end Wednesday, April 28 or Thursday, April 29, 1971. Upgrading classes will begin Monday, January 18 or Tuesday, January 19, 1971 ond will end Wednesday, March 31 or Thursday, April 1, 1971. Each course operates two evenings per week to p.m. throughout tfis week schedule. COURSES OFFERED HIGH SCHOOL PREPARATORY Tues. and Thurs. Mon. and Wed. Tues. and Thurs. Mon. and Wed. Mon. and Wed. Mon. and Wed. HIGH SCHOOL MATRICULATION BIOLOGY 120 CHEMISTRY 120 ENGLISH 120 FRENCH 120 MATHEMATICS 110 MATHEMATICS 120 PHYSICS 120 Tues. and Thurs. S30.00 BIOLOGY 130 CHEMISTRY 130 ENGLISH 130 FRENCH 130 MATHEMATICS 130 MATHEMATICS 131 PHYSICS 130 SOCIAL STUDIES 130 Mon. and Wed. Tues. and Thurs, Tues. and Thurs. Tues. and Thurs. Mon. and Wed. Tues. and Thurs. Mon. and Wed. Mon, and Wed. FEE UPGRADING BASIC ENGLISH Tues. and Thurs. MATHEMATICS 80 Mon. and Wed. ENGLISH 80 Tues. nnd Thurs. SCIENCE 80 Mon. and Wed. FEE S30.00 (Books Included) "80" are equivalent to Grade IX level "110" arc equivalent to Grade X level "120" are equivaent to Grade XI level "130" are equivalent to Grade XII level and may be used as preparation for the "30" or the "36" series for high school credits. Students who desire "30" series credits will bo required to write the Department of Education final examinations. Any of the courses listed at the high school level may be used for credits towards the High School Diploma. n regular high school may not register In the evening permission of ths principal of trm high school. Courses labelled Courses labelled Courses labelled 'Courses labelled High Scho registered aol Progra Applications must be accompanied by o deposit of which will ha Included in the total cost of each course. Balance of fees are duo rind payable on Deadline for application in each course is one week prior to the dale scheduled for the class to begin. Tuition fees listed for each course aro based on ths lenqth of the course and the materials ond equipment provided. Reqistration may be made in person at the Colleqe or by mai'inq the completed application form together with tho requir- ed fee. Tl'e Collead roisrvos ilie io draw nny Cuijr-.r- for h in- sufficient demand. Peoole '.vho hay; ii-, a wtvc-. has to bo cancelled will he notified ond will navn their fee! refunded. For further Information please contact! SCHOOl OF CONTINUING EDUCATION Letllb.-idqe Community Coll'-'tjy Lethbridqe, Alberta 32 7-21-11 REGISTRATION FORM FleosQ complete this form and return It, together with tho prescribed fee, to the School bridqc. if Continuinq Alberta. 7elnr.hr Orcunaiion follov h to roaislor In thu course rss Ncims No Alberta oilfields set a produc- tion record in November- pumping out barrels a day of conventional crude oil, psntanes, heavy crude and synthetic crude. The output surpassed last February's previous high by some 3.000 barrels a day. DEMAND BODES WELL In short, Mr. Nielsen said, the great energy demand bodes well for the industry, "as long as the governments take a reasonable approach." The federal government is expected to make its position known early in 1971. Mr. Nielsen said Ottawa Is taking a realistic approach to- ward environmental problems in the North. Newly established pipeline guidelines and rales on physi- cal actions are "going Io cost us money, but it's something we can live with and won't prohibit us from staying in the1 North." The industry needs ex- tremely large discoveries to make its whole northern ac- tivity economic, and Mr. Niel- sen said he can see the pace of exploration "slowing down within a couple of years" un- less there is a major discov- ery. This has been the case in Alberta, where there hasn't been a major oil discovery for more than five years. As a re- sult, provincial government revenue from sales of Crown indicator of ex- ploration only million in the first eight months of 1970. RETURNS FAR BELOW Final returns for the year expected to be the lowest since the province started its honeymoon with the petro- leum industry in 1947 and far below the million col- lected in 1969. The public outcry against pollution zeroed in on the pe- troleum industry in 1970, fol- lowing oil spills on the Atlan- tic and into rivers and lakes in northern Alberta. Mr. Nielsen said the indus- try has been guilty of sorno "sloppy but considering the magnitude and complexity of its opera- tions has done a good job oa pollution control. With new sources of oil still" in hiding, Alberta Mines Min- ister Russell Patrick said the only thing that has kept explo- ration humming has been the search lor natural gas. ALBERTA NOT HAPPY And Alberta, which produces 83 per cent of Can- ada's natural gas, is not happy with the federal gov- ernment's approach to gas ex- ports to (Ire U.S. In October, OtUwa ap- proved the biggest single in- crease in exports to tire U.S. .since pipeline exports began in the late 1950s, but reduced, the amnunt sought by fivo cornjMrucs to 6.3 from tril- lion cubic feel. Mr. Patrick said tho rediic- lion was a mistake. There al- ready was a serious slump in oil and gas exploration in Western Canada and closing export outlets uxniltl "really aggravate" flic situation. Kach year the earth is bom- barded by 2tnoo Ion.'; of meteo- rites. EATON'S at Eaton's Christmas is for People Christinas, Engagement, Wedding or i Gift Of Love, Diamonds Are Best SALE 25.00 TO 125.00 Reg. 300.00 Engagement Ring Sale, each____225.00 23 point full cut centre dia- mond with two ihoulder diamonds. Reg. 400.00 Engagement Ring Sale, each 300.00 32 point full cut centre dia- mond with two ihoulder diamonds. Reg. Engagement Ring Sale, each 375.00 29 point full cut centre dia- mond with 13 shoulder diamonds. Reg. 100.00 Engagement Ring Sale, each......75.00 Set with a 9 point full cut diamond. A real beauty. Reg. 100.00 Diamond Ring Sale, each..... 75.00 Set with a 7 point full cut diamond. Very handsomt. Reg. 250.00 Gift Diamond Ring Sale, each------ 187.50 Diamond ring set with three 10 point full cut dia- monds. Reg. 150.00 Engagement Ring Sale, each 112.50 Solitaire set with a 14 point full cut diamond. Jewellery, Main Floor Reg. 200.00 Engagement Ring Sale, each____150.00 Set with an 18 point full cut centre, four ihouldtr diamonds. Solar Swiss Watch Sale SAVE 4.96 TO 19.96 Ord. 49.95 Women's 14K White Gold Case Sale, each.....34.99 14K white gold case, fash- ion expansion bracelet, 21 jewel movement. A beau- tiful delicately watch. Ord. 59.95 Women's Diamond Set Sale, each..... 39.99 4 diamonds set in a 14K gold case, modern dial, 21 jewel movement, black cord bracelet. Ord. 49.95 Nurses' Aromatic Sale, each..... 34.99 21 jewel movement in o yellow water res i s t a n t case, luminous dots and hands, red-tipped lecond hand. Ord. 29.95 Women's 21-jewel Watch Sale, each..... 19.99 Oval styling in 10K rolled gold plate case, stainless steel back, tapered expan- lion bracelet. 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