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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - December 17, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta 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 kidnappers as "fairly well off," asked pointedly whether six unemployed men would have been treated the same way. "Yes," Mr. Street said. "All people are certainly treated the sarnie." Mrs, Nelles is the daughter of 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 ormmittee 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 Bureau of Investigation shows there is a substantial illegal movement of aliens through Canada to the U.S Immigration Minister Otto Lang said his department 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 reading them ir 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 lack of control over immigration officers abroad. Mr. Trudeau replied he would 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 dees not carry out instructions to the letter. Gerald W. Baldwin presented a motion calling for the comsait-tee investigation into alleged smuggling of aliens. He said organized crime is mixed up into the "continuous illegal entry" of aliens into the U.S. through Canada. His motion was disallowed on procedural grounds. ransom, then released unharmed. The six men charged with her kidnapping were given sentences ranging from 10 to 15 years. Normally one-third of a sentence must be served before a prisoner becomes eligible 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 sentences; two more were to be released in November after serving two years of 12-year sentences; another 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 Earl Hastings (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 "some 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," Mr. Street 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 offenders, 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 their sentence. Sometimes judges recommended quick parole in cases 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 going to school or where a job might be lost if the normal rule was applied. Pattern Studded tire law must be obeyed RED LAKE, Out'. (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 with the use' of studded tires, said the law, implemented this year barring the studs, must be obeyed. "I would have loved to have had studded tires 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 group called the Citizens' Committee for Studded Tires, said earlier he's prepared to go to jail rather than pay a fine, normally $20 and costs, but refused Thursday to say what he will do. Judge Gregeau, of Kenora, said he'll return in two weeks. "Those of you who have removed your studs, I'll deal with in one way. Those of you who haven't, I'll deal with in another." 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 handling- 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 government'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 charged had been summoned to appear before the discipline committee of the college council and, if found guilty, their names "and the results of the hearing" will be published in a college news letter. This would be done after the statutory period for filing appeals had passed, probably about the end of February. The release said no further details will be made public until that time "since 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 Simpsons-Sears has every thing for CHRISTMAS Last 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, fortrels, wools bonded to nylon' tricot . . . something for everyone in sires Jr., Misses, half sizes and maternity sizes. ladies' Dress Bobby Orr Hockey Sticks Reg. $2.98 9 t7 and $3.49 4 and Sherbrooke hockey sticks in either left or right or straight blade. Sporting Goods 2.77 Johnny Lightning Race Track - qq Reg. $6.99 t>�"" Cool nerves and cars are pitted against each other. Set includes 16' track, 2 die cast metal cars and 2 automatic lap counters. Toys Bumble Buggy Reg. $4.98 3.99 Battery powered buggy has a remote control. Wild walking action lets them walk over / bumps and obstacles. Toys 45 Pee. Stoneware Diiinerware Reg. $44.98 29.99 "Acapulco" setting for 8 people is dishwasher safe and ovenproof. China and Glassware Kenmore 2 Speed Blender Reg- $14.98 12.99 2 speed blender has a 6 cup plastic [ar and an add to fid. Available in white only. Small Appliances Expo Sport Binocular Special 9.99 Ideal for the spectator sport and oil round use. Individual focusing, they are waterproof and shockproof. Cameras Lady Kenmore Make-Up Minor . Reg $14.98 12.99 Lighted make-up mirror enables you to see how much make-up you're actually applying. Beauty and Health Kenmore 3 Speed Blender Reg. $21.98 19.99 3 speed Kenmore blender has a 6 cup plastic jar and add to lid. Available \n white or., avocado. Small Appliances Lady Kenmore Mist Setter Reg. $19.99 20 roller mist hair setter, you'll need no more dry hot rollers by using our beautiful mist setter. Beauty and Health 16.99 Fisher-Price School House 11.99 Reg. $1498 Ideal for boys and girls ages 2-8 years. Complete with playground and school bus. Toys Transistor Radio Special 5.99 Solid state portable radio operates on a 9 volt battery. Price Includes battery. TV and Radios Boys' Stingray Jeans Reg. $2.98 1.99 Low-cut styling for the sleek new look. Flare legs. Siies 8-10-12-14-16. � Boys' Wear TV Tables Special 31.99 Woodgrain finished TV tables with a setting of 4. Housewares Lady Kenmore Facial Sauna 7.99 Reg. $9.98 Beauty Mist Facial Sauna gives your complexion a new youthful glow. Beauty and Health Desk Lamp 2.99 Reg. $3.49 Metal base desk lamp with a goose neck. White and plastic globe and uses maximum 40 watt bulb. Lamps Kiddies' China Lamp Reg. $7.98 and $8.98 5.99 Three different styles to choose from - Ele� phants, Teddy Bears and Trains. Complete with shades. lamps Boys' Ice Skates Reg. $15.98 11.99 Made by Bauer, have silver arrow, tubular blades. Boot is standard brown and black. Sporting Goods Girls' Skates 4.99 Reg. $7.98 White split leather boots featuring chrome plated blades. Sporting Goods Children's Specials BOYS' FLANNELETTE HOUSECOAT. Blue or red stripes. Sizes 2-6x. 9 QQ Reg. $4.98.............................. BOYS' TERRY HOUSECOATS. Blue, yellow or green. 3-4 and Mix. Q QQ Reg. $4.98 ............................... u.^ BOYS' QUILTED HOUSECOATS. Red or blue checks. Sizes 4, 5, 6, 6x. A QQ Reg. $8.98.............................. CHILDREN'S NYLON JUMPSUITS. Navy, white or brown. 2-6x 9 Reg. 53.99.............................. 2-PCE. NYLON JUMPSUITS. Brown, white or red, white S-M-L. 2 f�� Reg. $3.99 ............................^,UU BOYS' GWG PANTS. Stripes. Sizes 4-6x. o Reg. $4.95 ............................ JOHNSON'S BABY LOTION. Keeps baby soft. Prevents chaffing. OQp Reg. $1.39.............................. u DISPOSABLE DIAPER LINERS. O 2 4Q Medicated fabric ................ u for Rally-Bobby Orr Skates Reg. $19.98 13.99 Colored skates in the Montreal Canadiens and Boston Bruins colors and regular black. Skates have been authorized by NHL rules committee. Sporting Goods Pedigree Ski Jackets Reg. $19.99 14.99 Warm ski jackets are made of 100% nylon shell and 100% polyester fibre fill lining. Sporting Goods * OPEN LATE LL CHRISTMAS Ladies' Ski Jackets Reg. $26.00 to $35.00 19.99 Choose from our assortment of Pedigree and White Stag styles in many colors. Sizes S.M.L. Ladies' Sportswear Max Factor Sophisti-Cats Reg. $2.25 1.66 Choose from 4 fragrances. Hypnotique, PrimU tifr, Aquarius, and Golden Woods. Beauty and Health Bernina Sewing Machine Model 730 rfb Q Q Q Reg. $389-98 f^OOO Kenmore Electric Broom Reg. $44.98 36.98 Sewing Machines Toy Bonanza TONKA SCRAMBLERS. 1 AA Reg. $1.89................................ A"11 BATH SET. 2.99 Reg. 3.50 ................................ SMART SET. 2.99 Reg. $4.00 ............................., PRETTY HANDS. 2.99 Reg. $3.50................................ BUBBLE BATH CRYSTAL. 1.44 Reg. $1.75................................ BUBBLE SPRAY. 1 QQ Reg. $2.50 .............................. SPRAY JUNIOR COLOGNE. QQq Reg. $1.50.............................. POWDER MITT. 1 A� Reg. $1.95 ............................... BUBBLE BATH TOTE. 1 QQ Reg. $2.75................................ DUSTING POWDER. \$9 Reg. $2.50 ................................ TRIO HAND LOTION SPRAY AND BUBBLE BATH. 1,44 Reg. $1.95 ............................... BUBBLE BATH LIQUID. QQC Reg. $1.50................................ MATCHMATES. 1 44 Reg. $1.75.............................. 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