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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 30, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta 16 THE IETHBRIDGE HERAln Di-trmhrr 30. 1971 drug seizures stepped up WASHINGTON lAI'J Hie stale department reported Tuesday a 50-fold jump on cilstoms of heroin in the first nine months of this year and sharp rises in the take of other illicit drugs. And in stepping up the campaign t'fgiiinst narcotics smuggling, it said the customs bureau is about lo use "high-speed aircraft equipped with sophisticated sensor devices and supported by tactical ground operations." A review of the government's efforts lo crack down on the "hcrdcndous prol iem'1 of inter-naiional narcotics traffic was issued by Stale Secretary William P. Rogers as chairman of Presi-dcnl Nixon's cabinet committee for international narcotics con-lol. Tlie summary said that ens-foms seizures of narcotics has more than doubled during iho last two years, with seizures of hard drugs during fiscal 1971 totalling more than pounds more than the total liken in the preceding seven years. "Preliminary figures for heroin seized in the first nine months of 1971 show more than pounds compared to 26 pounds seized to the comparable period in calendar it said. "Customs seizures of marijuana increased from pounds to pounds, while seizures of hash ish in fiscal 1071 totalled mort than 3.000 pounds, nearly the amount seized the preceding year." 58 MALE HELP WANTED JLjcaths, j-iinerals, j; 0- O i rctras now tak ng orders irtl t; vmq free on trimminf] ct trci'r, to clone s n.-.ccl -r the month of Alfred passed away in the city on Wednesday, December 29th, 1971 at the age of 08 years. .Air. Nichols was morn in Columbus Grove. Ohio on February li, 1903. He came to Canada in 1917 working around northern Alberta until coining to Lethbridge around He married Catherine Creighton m I92i in Lethbridgr. He worked wilh Pyramid Motors for 30 years until the shop burned down continued to do mechanical work as long as he was able. Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Joe Dorothy Iloz-gonyi of Lelbbridge, and Mrs. Laurence (Hulh) Cockerill of V.indcrhoof, B.C. one son, Ed-w.iinl of Kdmomon; eight grandchildren, one sister. Martha Cinnamon of Calgary and one brother, Clarence of BE A DISC JOCKEY Recorder mcwnnc by Jin Ellht you how. Phone 37S-J636, Columb ,1 School cf Broadcast inq. si 75 POULTRY AND 65 IOST AND FOUND FOUND Hftl.f GROV-'U MM E 1 nnd whito rit If.lh A 1-Vh N, sin-ji jFr r-, Ahn frirrv Ib' fn-f rlciivfry. H. Dyck, Coa dale, ni-72 PETS AND LOST not i CRIR ON Highway 73 or 7.'. between Mov.liir h FRONTIERS OF SCIENCE THE MYSTERY OF THE MARSUPIALS Part ELCHYSHVN Funeral service for Alex Klcliysbyn, who died in the city Sunday, Dec. 2fi. 1971. at Ihe iige of 6C> years, was held at II a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 29, 1971, in the RECENT MEASUREMENTS C GfcA-FLOOR GPREADIN6 AN CONTINENTAL POtl-T UNDLP TVtE r.UORENT TOOGGOGRA THEORIES ABOUT AUSTRAL! 1 5TRANSE 1. THE fSOuATED NORTHERN DRIFT OF THE PAST CO MILLION YE-ARSy THE MARSUPIALS DEVELOPED THEIR PRESENT AMAZING VARItTTV (SOME ISO WHEN CLOSE ENOUGH TO THE ASIAN LAND I AUSTRALIA ACQUIRED A FFJW ADVENTUROUS 1 1 OLD WORLD PLACENTAL MAMMALS: BATS, RATS, I 1 DINGOG, AND WAN. p; tr _ 1 by his wife, Catherine, in 1950. Funeral