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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 17, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta 2 THI UTWMOOI HBUUD FrWcv, 17. 1WO Inquiry Is Told Of Need To Help Drug Offenders CALGARY (CP) You can't beat them, jo you may tt well help them, itemed to be the message in six briefs sabmitted Lo the LeDaui federal 'conuiuS' sioo of inquiry into non-medical lee of drugs Thursday. The commission, headed by Genii LeDain, of Toron- to's Osgoode Hill law school, held a one-day public bearing in the city, tt iras to sit Ectaon- too today. Kenneth Low, a rewardi con- sultant in the department o( WHO'S THI UDY, CHAUUY? Prinot the bachelor heir lo the British throne, hod a beoutiful lody in party night when he left a London theatre after "The Contractor." unable to determine her identify. ]ust came back to Britain after a tour of Zealand, Auttralia and Japan. psychology at the Unhcrahr of CJftrj, said the mausjfacture and cbjtributtw of ilkot drugs B beyeari coatrol of the law as long ac -there is a receptive market for ten. "It would seem to be apprt- priate to direct more activity into prebtenaiic drug than, to attempt to eliminate aU drug use at thb point." HELP WANTED Mr. Low said many yoong drug users want and need help. What they an asking (or andj what service agones are pre- pared to art things. "Maty young people fed that drugs can have some worth- while effects and they want to know bow to use them.... Don Bruce, director of the city's drug information centre, said drugs are here b> stay .whether people like it or not. He said there is a great deal of con- fidence in the commission, but if its report Is not Bade nubhe Calgary MP Criticizes Tax Reform Proposals sfroyedaadai will be iisr menace a dmg we of all types mil tceor. A brief from the dWsieB of psychology in the University of Calgary's faouXy of said there is little evidence to -RED DEER (CP) The federal government's white on taxation B a blue- Court Told By Bank Robber Of Plan To Return Money VICTORIA (CP) John Donald McDermott, 27, Thurs- day told provincial court Judge William Ostler that seven banks he robbed this year would get their money back with "appropriate inter- est" for the time the money Swimming PoolPlan Is Rejected BELLEVUE (CNP Rfahleiti of this town tori thumbs down on a swimming poo) in a plebiscite Thursday, voting 183 against and 86 for the recreation facil- ity. AH five districts1 appn was. mandatory before, the poo construction oookt proceed; Four other districts, Improre- mant District I, Bhsrm Frank, and Coteman, apprc the pool and me pro- posed Blairmore site. Blairmore residents voted 360 (o 1Z7; Frank, 96 to 23; Coie- man, 196 to 152; and ID 5, 324 to 85 (with spoQed ballots in the The plebiscite was held to at Jow electors to vote on par titipatkm in construction of the pool to be built at Blairmore. I Was to be for aU Qunsumt Pass residents. 307 Mh I, Miptminf Optkim 127-7112 was out of their hands. Judge Ostler, In turn, gave McDermott 12-year con- sentences in peniten- tiary for each robbery. In a three-page statement read to the court, McDermott said be documented each operation to be could write about bis experiences while in prison. He said he is supported to Kis plan to repay the loot by "a group of people" who can- not be Identified now but win "come to light" at a later date. group, he and, in- cludes "a member the leg- islature for. the Province of Ontario, a member of the leg- islature far the Province of. British Colombia, two mem- bers of Parliament, a maga- zine and book publisher, a re- search assistant, and a pho- tographer." He said each robbery and his siAeeqnent.capture by po- lice in suburban Saarich was photographed b; "special- ly -built sequence camera" and the pictures would be "worth considerafale study when they are released." McDermott was captured following a March 31 holdup at a branch of the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce and subsequently charged with a Victoria bank holdup, four in the Vancouver area and, on Thursday, one in Cal- gary. The total loot was J18.637. In his statement, Mc- Dermott said be had been "a producer-writer-directcT for CBC television" who, some time ago, prepared the follow- ing proposal for "a national puMisner." It depended on his becoming "a boos fide crimi- nal." "That I would receive a yearly salary for each year that I spent in prison; arint for an equitable tax sys- tem, not a cure-all for Can- ada's problems, Patrick Ma- honey, MP (or Calgary South said today. He toed a meeting of the Al- berta Roedbuilders Association the white paper does not "in- the ability of Canadians "That my work would first be published as a series of ar- ticles and later as a book; "That a certain number of .other books I may write while I am in prison, may be pub- lished; "I would have the opporhm- :nity of accepting either knee or staff work with this upvrticular company when I [have served my prison term." When be appeared In court Thursday (or sentence, he pleaded goaty to the robbery of a Calgary bank March Prosecutor Peter Btrkett' took issue with McDermotCj venture, 'saying that they were serious offences" punishable, at the maximum, by Hfe unprisoDsnent and whipping. Judge Ostler agreed, adding that McDermoU's actions ac- taaBy made a "mockery ot law and justice that 'you pro- fess to be interested in." to afford additional social wel- fare. "It does pot mean the war on povetty will be more easily won. It does not mean that we can relax our efforts to in- crease the efficiency and re- duce the cost of government." He said the suggestion that the answer to Canada's prob- lems is not tax reform but re- duction hi the federal govetn- ment's revenue i equipments is a "beautiful but it comes apart when it encounter! "an ugly fact" The fact is that tho federal government has been taxing more than It BBS been ing, be said. There was a surplus in 1968 and a surplus is expected UBS year. The white paper's most 1m- portant message was the con- tinuing and. urgent need to im- prove productivity and to in- crease' Canadian productive wealth. He also told the roadbuUders that ered trouble encount- by contractors of the Military Activity Reported Along Cambodian Border Great Slave Lake Railway line is the 'result of Canadian Na- tional Railways using a eon- tract form which has been re- jected by the federal govern- ntent. As a result of using Inequit- able, unjust and one-side ccn- tractural agreements, contrac- tors were reduced to the statue "of mje brokers of labor and without right of appeal and without right of compensation." The result was a hWvy finaa- oil loss on (be project say that seen increased resulted hi the heavy knees and say the federal government, through the CNR; owes them compen- the nse a marijuana by the per- son is harmful But Dr. K. I. Peace, Prof. P Roxburgh and Dr. K. HacKenzie said there are strong suggestions repeated use of marijuana may lead to a de- tachment from life pjukji cat only be seen as being harmfu to tbe individual The poteDtial sersouvness o this phenomenon should not be overlooked" and "a change in legislation leading to an in- creased use of marijuana sbouk oat be countenanced without the implementation of some Kuril ing legal guidelines." They said each and ever drug should be carefully cons dered and information on ii known harmful effects widel Gilbert J. Clark sad Brian C Stevenson, members of the young lawyeis coofereoce of ti Alberta section of the Canadian Bar Association, criticized'laws pertaining to drug offences. The lawyers said police have extraordinary powers in drug cases and asked "what is ti difference between drug ences and other types of crlm nal offences to justify the exis ence of such extraordinary rem- edies." Ulster rovt. Rocked BELFAST rime Ilinister Jaates Chtches- er-Clark today. The victories Thursday ef lev. Ian paisley and kj cheat ieuteaant, Rev. WiDiaat Beat- tie, are not a the loveming unionist party? two- o-ooe majority in Parliameat. But the switch of two raral districts to Paisiry'i Unionist party appeared atg- nal a grass roots against the government's con- cesaoos to me Roman Catholic minority. Since last automa'i CattoUc- P r o t e s t a a t street. fightiaf, Chicbester-CUrk's gwetutmjt, under prodding from London, had made.some progress to- ward satisfying Catholic com- plaints of discrimination in jobs, bousing and voting. Now the Protestant voters who ebon Paisley in the Banside district and Beattie in South Antrim ap- pear to have called for a return to the old order of Protestant rule backed by the goes of the) recently disbanded B-Speoa! constabulary. "Paisley's victory Is bad newt for Ireland, North and Sooth, and for said Jeremy Thorpe, British Liberal party leader. Paisley announced be now plans to run for the British House of Commons, when Northern Ireland's, most notice- able member is Bemsdetta the S-vesr-old, skirted Catholic. Mr. Mahooey said "some extra payments were but they were of a "grahatous" nature. ROUTE ONE BORDER CROSSING (AP) A- massive South Vietnamese, and .Ameri- can mOrtarr' buildup .is taking place along'the Cambodian bur- der north and south of this key f 1MRK PLAZA MOTOR HOTEL AND RESTAURANT Q 0 0 for frotnecrive Bride and Groom WATCH AND aif THIS ADVERTISEMENT EACH FRIDAY FOR HINTS ON "Mow 'Do Plan cUrgyman'i fw ti actuolly 'a contribution arid Ii uiually never distuned with Mm. omoun! may vary depending upon who} the groom can afford and ttie ilie of tereniony. A small wed- ding may from to )25'wnile for a large and loviih wedding II con U from to It ihovld be dixreetly placed In on envelope and given to tht clergyman by belt man before or ttie ceremony. Th; organht'a fes Ii ic! by the .church and it moy vory from to the ivxton't many lervkei moy be reworded with to paid lost before ceremony, art paid by the bride's family. There should be a rehearsal, 10 that wed- ding party may be familiar with the church and what fo do. The bride may have a iland-in If she In the svpentltion of not standing ot the airar with the groom until the wedding, but ihl and her father or whoever Is to give -her away, should practise also, to get In step wllh the music and ba lure of their procedure in the event. B There is no evidence of armed Ammran forays acroii the fiuufjei. But a battahon from the.U.S. Z5th Mancry ..Division has moved into the border re- gion to relieve South Vietnam- ese troops now operating far as 10 miles inside Cambodia. Reporters on the scene Thurs- day observed: of South Vietnamese (rucks and }uus luuvlug into Cambodia. -South Vietnamese artillery strikes inside Cambodia. Vietnamese helicop- ters landing inside Cambodia, presumably at command posts. armed camps within a mile of the border. a dozen South Viet- namese artillery pieces aimed into Cambodia. Souia Vietnamese ranger force with two American advis- ers, which moved from Saigon two days ago to within half a WEATHER AND ROAD REPORT mile of point. Brief Seeks Air Service To Casdegar CASTLEGAR, B.C.' (CP) Several briefs submitted Thurs- day to the Canadian Transport Commission seek direct Castle- gar Calgary1 air service to provide better cooDecoons to Eastern Caroda. The commission, on tour to bivestigate adequacy of air ser- vice in Interior British Colum- bia, was given more than if) briefs from municipalities and other groups and individuals. Several said B.C. Airlines ser- vice between. Castlegar and VoKouver is better than, the former CP Air service but there were complaints about service linking Casttegar'and points east. Dave Jacox, president of B.C. SUNRISE SATURDAY SUNSET Pincher Creek Medicine Hat... Edmonton-... Calgary Cranbrook Victoria Penticton Prince George KarrJopps 37 II SZ 13 43 23 47 31 37 20 45 21 59 38 58 27 56 30 61 3 48 40 48' 26 Vancouver Saskatoon Regma...... 45 27 Winnipeg 40 31 Thunder Bay.....55 31 Toronto 54 34 OtUwa........... S4 S7 Chicago..........71 Miami.......... 71 73 SYNOPSIS A weak disturbance. ever north B.C. .will-bring .a .few clouds to northern Alberta. Temperatures will be cooler. Southern-regions will be milder as snowcover continues to de- crease. FORECAST LethbrUge-MedidM Hat Sony and nBoer. fftoas W15. CMmnbia, KMleaay Sunny today, clouding over; Saturday toorning. A few sjbowen atontj the mountains. Winds light Low tceigbt aod higb Satnrday at Cranbrook M SZ. CaiUegar 3MO. Route 1 crosses tne border 42 miles northwest of Saigon into an area of Cambodia called the Parrot's Beak on military maps. The military estimates more than North Vietnamese and Viet Cong troops are in this region. Airlines, said bis oxnpany and Pacific Western Airlines have appbed' for CTC approval of Castlegar Calgary service. Don a. PTA vfce- pnaiJuit, .said PWA plans to increase service to Cranbrook, B.C., as soon as the area war- rants it. MIXED WEATHER COMING Above normal tempera- lures are expected to cover the country from mid-April to mid-May according to the 30'day outlook of the United Stales weolher bureau, Heavy precipitation Ii expected In the central part of United States while the rest of Ihs country will hove light fo OFFERING YOU THE fINEST IN CATERING FACILITIES LARGE OR SMAU WE CATER TO THEM All PHONE 331-2364 FOK RESERVATIONS 10th AVENUE and MAYOR MAORATH DRIVE I I CllSCOTT 344C This powerful FM stereo receiver includes field Effect Transistors to let you hear more stations more clwrfy, Scott Integrated Circuit IF strip for interference'fres reception, and all-silicon output for Instant power. 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Snow tires or ehabs art re- ojuired when trrreffing ta any mountain area, This iadaoei ski resort access roads. PORTS CV ENTRY (Opening and Closing CMtt, 24 hoars; Carway f to 6 p.m. MST; CMef Mountato elesed. Del BociU a.m. to p.m.; Roceeville, B.C. I a.m. I p.m.; Hngjgate, B.C., M hours; PorthiB-Rykerta 1 a.m. t. akWfht; Usjo Past, 4mt ht wMar, AH highways in the Lelb- bridge district an mostly wtt, Highway 1 Trans Canada Highway Calgary to Banff has 3 Inches of snow, The high- way U being plowed and sand' ed and there are'sJippery sec- tions. Banff ta Golden is bare And In good condition. Bctwctn Qotdea and ReveMoke UK .highway 1s bare and in good condition. Motorists are advised to watch for fallen rock and frost heaves. The Banff-Ra- dium aod Banff Jasper ;