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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - December 17, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta FrWoy, Deeembar n, T97I - THE lETHBRIDGB HERAID - 23 Board defends paroles in Nelles kidnap case OTTAWA (CP) - The National Parole Board today defended, at a Senate inquiry into the parole system, its decision to give early release to six young bachelors serving long prison terms for the Mary Nelles kidnapping in Toronto. "That was no ordinary case of kidnapping," said Chairman George Street. "That was a stupid prank. I don't think the victim was ever in danger." Senator Carl Goldenberg (L- Quebec), referring to the Md-nappra^ as "fairly well off," asked pointedly whether sbc unemployed men would have been treated the same way. "Yes," Mr. Street said. "All people are certainly treated the same." Mrs. Nelles is the daughter o� Toronto millionaire Marshall Davis. She was 26 when kidnapped Sept. 7, 1969, from her Toronto home and held in a Muskoka cottage for .$200,000 Illegal entry claimed OTTAWA (CP) - The Conservatives unsuccessfully sought a double-barrelled investigation Thursday into the immigration department. They asked for a Commons crmmittee scrutiny of alleged smuggling of aliens into the U.S. through Canada. And they asked Prime Minister Trudeau to launch an investigation into alleged non-compliance of overseas immigration officers with departmental directives. William Skoreyko (PC-Edmonton East) said a report by the U.S. justice department and Federal Bui-eati of Investigation shows there is a substantial illegal movement of aliens through Canada to the U.S Immigration Minister Otto Lang said his depailment co-operates with U.S. authorities. The Montreal Star reported Wednesday that Mr. Lang had told an ethnic press group in Montreal that some immigration officers overseas sometimes ignore policy directives by not readmg thena tr dismissing them as propaganda. DECLINES REPLY Former prime minister John Diefenbaker asked Mr. Lang why he had said this. Mr. Lang did not reply. Opposition Leader Robert Stanfield first introduced the subject and asked what is being done about ^ack of control over immigration officers abroad. Mr. Trudeau replied he wiould be glad to discuss the matter with Mr. Lang. It was the government's policy to make sure the public service carries out government policy. Mr. Stanfield then asked for a full investigation in light of the Montreal statement attributed to Mr. Lang. Mr. Trudeau said it happens every day in a civil service as big as Canada's that someone does not carry out instructions to the letter. Gerald W. Baldwin presented a motion calling for the comsait-tee investigation into alleged simuggling of aliens. He said organized crime is mbced up into the "continuous illegal entry" of aliens into the U.S. through Canada. His motion was disallowed on procedm-ai groimds. ransom, then released unharmed. The six men charged with her Iddnapping were given sentences ranging from 10 to 15 years. Normally one-third of a sentence must be served before a prisoner becomes digible for parole. This would have ranged from 40 months to four years for the Nelles kidnappers. But two were released last July after serving 20 months, of 10- and 11-year sentemces; two more were to be released in November after serving two years of 12-year sentences; an-oilher will be released in February after serving two years of a 12-year sentence; and the sixth will be released next November after serving three years of a 15-year term. Mr. Street said the fact that all came from middle - class families, had jobs on parole, and had friends and relatives to help them, played a part in the board's decision to release them early. Senator Bai-l Hasttags (L-Alberta) said the parole of the kidnappers had caused "bitterness and resentment" among other prisoners. Mr. Street, apparently referring to a letter from a prisoner at Joyceville Penitentiary in Ontario, said there was "soine criticism by a person who killed one and maimed another," and now expected the board to parole him. "I'd say he'd be lucky to get out at all," Ml'. Stfeet said, without referring to the prisoner by name. The letter, published in a newspaper this week criticized the board for choosing six young bachelors for early release while hundreds of other first offendiers, many with wives and children on welfare, were refused. Mr. Street said about 10 per cent of those paroled are released before they had served one-third of then: sentence. Sometimes judges recommended quick parole in cases Studded tire law must be obeyed RED LAKE, Onf. (CP) - Dr. Michael Gloster and 26 others Thursday pleaded guilty to violating an Ontario ban on studded tires and were given two weeks to comply with the law. Judge J. V. Gregeau, while expressing sympathy witb the use' of studded tires, said the law, implemented this year barring the studs, must be obeyed. "I would have loved to have bad studded tu-es yesterday," said the judge, who travelled over an icy road to reach this town. "That road was pretty slippery." "There are a lot of laws we don't agree with, but in the meantime, we should comply with the laws until we get them changed," HEADS PROTEST Dr. Gloster, chairman of a groi^ called tiie (3itizens' Committee for Studded Tires, said earlier he's prepared to go to jail rathesr than pay a fine, normally $20 and costs, but refused Thursday to say what he will do. Judge Gregeau, of Ken ora, said he'll return in two weeks. "Those of you wlio liave removed your studs, I'll deal with in one way. Tliose of you who haven't, I'll deal with in another." where offences didn't seem to justify mandatory minimum sentences called for in the Criminal Code, Mr. Street said. Early parole might also come in cases where a young prisoner was gomg to school or where a job might be lost if the normal rule was applied. Pattern The cape's the cover the fashion world loves. Warm wonderful in vivid colors. INSTANT KNIT, cable - rich -use jiffy wool, large needles for short or long version. Wear with skirts, pants. Pattern 7346: directions. SEVENTY - FIVE CENTS (coins) for each pattern (no stamps, please) - add 15 cents for each pattern for first-class mailing and special handUng- to: THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD Readers Mail Limited 60 Front Street West Toronto 1, Ontario. Pharmacists on carpet TORONTO (CP) - The Ontario Council of Pharmacy charges of unprofessional conduct have been laid against a number of Ottawa pharmacists in connection with Parcost, the Ontario govea-nment's low-cost prescription program. The disclosure, made yesterday in a news release, did not indicate how many pharmacists were involved but said the charges of "improper conduct in the professional sense" were laid in regard to prescription prices. The release said those chai-ged had been summoned to appear before the discipline committee of Uie college council and, if found guilty, their names "and the resulfs of the hearing" will be published in a college news letter. This would be done after the statutory period for filing appeals bad passed, probably about the end of February. The release said no further details will be made public imtil tliat time "smce the matter is, in effect, before the courts." HENDERSON PARK ICE CENTRE OFFICIAL OPENING Saturday, December 18, 1971 1:00 p.m. 2:30 - 5:30 p.m. 8:30 p.m. 1. Figure Skating Exhibition 2. Official Opening 3. Minor Hockey Exhibition Free Public Skating Lethbridge Sugar Kings vs Edmonton Maple Leafs Sunday, December 19, 1971 2:00 p.m. 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. Lethbridge Sugar Kings vs Edmonton Movers Free Family Skating 'mpms-Sem hss everytbin^ for CHRISTMAS La^t Minute Saturday Specials Ladies^ Budget priced Dresses Now Only each Budget priced buys for the fashion conscious woman. Our large group of catalogue dresses includes some numbers from the current fall catalogue. Valued to $19.98. There are polyester knits, fonrels, wools bonded to nylon' tricot . . . something for everyone in sizes Jr., Misses, half sizes and maternity sizes. ladies' Dress 45 Pee. Stoneware Dinnerwai'e Reg. $44.98 29.99 "Acapuico" setting for 8 people is dishwasher safe and ovenproof. Cliina and Glassware Expo Sport Binocular Special 9.99 Ideal for the spectator sport and oil round use. Individual focusing, they are waterproof and shockproof. Cameras Keninore 2 Speed Blentler Reg. $14.98 12.99 2 speed blender has a 6 cup plastic jar and an add to lid. Available in white only. Small Appliances Lady Kemnore M,ake-Up MiiTor , Reg $14.98 12.99 Lighted make-up mirror enables you to see how much make-up you're actually applyir>g. Beauty and Health Kemnore 3 Speed Blender ... �,,� 19.99 3 speed Kenmore blender has a 6 cup plastic jar and add to lid. Available in' white or. ovocado. Small Appliances Lady Keninore Mist Setter Reg. $79.99 20 roller mist hair setter, you'll need no more dry hot rollers by using our beautiful mist setter. Beauty and Health 16.99 TV Tables 31.99 Special Woodgrain finished TV fables with a setting of 4. Housewares Lady Kenmore Facial Sauna Reg. $9.98 7.99 Beauty Mist Facial Sauna gives your complexion a new youthful glow. 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