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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 5, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta Government action blamed for exodus of oil people CALGARY Federal and provincial government moves to take bigger shares of the energy resources pie have led to an exodus of exploration says John H president of the Canadian Society of Exploration Geophvsicists The representing geophysicists engaged in the oil industry and the teaching recently con- ducted a survey of the impact of government action on the energy front especially the proposed federal budget Mr Harding released Thursday a preliminary finding of the which indicated that about 30 seismic crews with key professional personnel have left or will be leaving Canada mostly to the United States A final report of the when will form the basis of a brief the society will present to government he said The man in the geophysical industry is very apprehen- sive and discouraged he can see his job or business or may be transferred out of the Mr Harding wrote in the report The report contained a sampling of comments from the respondents A typical comment of those who have not yet moved out of Canada was we do not as yet operate outside of we are certainly considering doing so depending on the out- come of the July 8 election are prepared to shift our opera- tion elsewhere Bicycle safety standards drafted The Canadian Standards Associa- lon has issued a draft recommended safety stan- lards for bicycles which it lopes will be accepted by ncycle manufacturers The standards apply to bi -ycles that reach a minimum leight of 25 inches from the post to the ground They lo not apply to children s or specially designed acing bicycles used for com- The CSA suggests size re for various bicy- le parts in an attempt to upply uniform standards Other recommendations leal with seating han guard protective levices pedal ind other related pecifications The CSA also sets standards for the placing of colored reflectors on bicycles Under the all bi- cycles would be equipped with rear pedal and side reflec- tors The rear reflector would be red and placed in promi- nent view for any vehicle approaching from the rear The pedal and side reflec- tors would be amber All reflectors would be sub- jected to moisture and vibration tests Under the bicycles will be subjected to mechanical tests of the frame fork and steering assembly These parts will be tested for strength and integrity of joints Parts are to be tested both assembled and disassembled More rail track patrols ordered OTTAWA CP Rail has been ordered to increase track inspection patrols and to retain experts to study poten- tial rockshde areas in its ca- nyon division in British the Canadian Tran- sport Commission said Thur- sday The which in- quired into an accident March 17 that took the lives of two crew also ordered the railway to undertake a one-year test of locomotive ditch lights which it says can provide additional safety Commissioner John Wood- who wrote the report of the three-member said there was glaring gap m existing track patrol procedures Such patrols were Robert Stanf ield in July starting at the Henderson Lake Picnic Grounds. Everyone is welcome to come have a free cup of coffee and a roll enjoy some lively entertainment visit with your M.P.s and see and hear the leader of the Progressive Conservative Party of Canada. by MM Ktn Hurlburt Campaign carried out six days a but the absence of a Sunday patrol left a 40-hour weekend period with no inspection The railway was ordered to revise its inspection system so that each division is patrolled once a seven days a week Two engineers were killed in the accident investigated by the commission They were operating a unit tram of emp- ty coal cars which struck a rockshde in the darkness near Spence's B C FELL ONTO HIGHWAY The two lead locomotives were derailed in the crash and plunged down a 150-foot cliff onto the Trans-Canada highway The commission was told the track had been inspected the day of the but there had been no signs of trouble The commission ordered the railway to retain qualified ex- perts to make a study of ac- tual and potential rockshde areas and to take remedial ac- tion wherever surveys dis- close dangerous conditions Locomotive engineers from botn CP Rail and Canadian National told the commission that ditch mounted in addition to regular lighting on the front of im- proved especially on curves The commission said it was almost that while CN has co-operated with engineers in the installation and improvement of ditch CP Rail has to consider their use at all and on the basis of an eight-hour test has rejected them as be- ing of little or no value The railway was ordered to install the additional lights on eight locomotives for a period of one after which the commission will seek the reaction of employees Low-income families get grants VANCOUVER Medical and dental subsidies to families with incomes below a year will begin Jan British Columbia Human Resources Minister Norm Levi has announced Mr Levi told an NDP federal election rally here that lour ipcome families will be eligible for the grants on the same basis as welfare recipients Mr Levi told a pharmacy convention last month the government is considering subsidizing prescription drugs for families with annual in- comes below Second victim indentified GLEICHEN Harold Neil of B C has been identified as the second person killed in a truck car collision Tuesday near about 45 miles east of Calgary The other person killed in the identified was Gary Carlyle of B C Blow to head kills woman FORT McMURRAY RCMP have released the name of a woman whose body was found behind a hotel in this northeastern Alberta town Wednesday Police said Nancy Mer- apparently died of a DISCOVERY DAYS Come see why so many women do all their food shopping DINNERS MANOR Frozen Salisbury Turkey 11 oz. net wl. pkg. 00 ORANGE JUICE TOWN HOUSE SWEETENED OR UNSWEETENED PURE FROM CONCENTRATE 48 II. oz. tin SMI WAV SPECIAL NKI FRESH BREAD SKYLARK POTATO. 20 oz. net wt. loif R PEANUT BUTTER 1 29 EMPRESS HOMOGENIZED. 32 oz. nal wt jar CE CREAM 9 RQc SNOW STAR. 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