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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 21, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta March 21, 1973 THE ItTKMlDGT HtMlD Great to be back U.S. Air Force Capl. Anthony C. Andrews is all smiles os he is greeted by his wife Sandra at the former PoW's homecoming. Andrews is from Chico, Calif. His plane was struck dawn by hostile fire Oct. 17, 1967 over North Vietnam. Canada heroin crisis brewing? SEEING CANADA'S 'BOSS' OTTAWA (CP) Prime Minister Trtideau walked out of the Commons question period Tuesday into hail of questions asked by 15 stu- dents from a Kingston school visiting the captal for the day. The students, from a school for emotionally disturbed chil- dren, had written letters to Mr. Trudeau saying they were coming to Ottawa dur- ing the spring school break and a meeting was arranged. The boys and girls ranged from about five to 12. Mr. Trudeau was sur- rounded when he appeared, carrying a thick lile of pa- pers. "Are you in charge of Can- asked one boy. "Me and a lot of other replied the prime minister. "Do you work "I do my EJECTION COMMENT One small questioner cut right to the heart of things and asked how the prime minister had fared in the last election. "We won. Not too strong, but we said Mr. Trudeau. "Is there a lot of work in asked one boy, tug- ging at the file Mr. Trudeau was carrying. The prime min- ister pulled out a sheaf of the children's letters to show he had received them. After fielding questions about his home, his family and his work, the prime min- ister moved off into his office following by a half-dozen chil- dren who had to be called back by teachers. Suzanne Gagnon, a child- care worker at" the school, said the children had seen Mr. Trudeau during last fall's election campaign. "The kids really wanted to meet the "boss of she said. SPECIAL PURCHASE! 2 PIECE CHESTERFIELD SUITES OTTAWA (CP) Health Min- ister Marc Lalonde refused to make public a cabinet docu- ment which Lome Nyslrom Tues- day suggested indications Can- ada may be facing "a real crisis in the use of heroin." Mr. Lalonde told the Com- mons health committee cabinet documents arc confidential and cannot be released. However, he said he could ask his depart- ment to prepare a statement on the heroin situation for the com- mittee. Mr. Nystrom said the cabinel memo was prepared last March. "I understand it of a real crisis in use of herein and recommended more funds for treatment and rehabilila he said. He added report apparently showed incrcasei use of heroin "was very great1 in British Columbia. Mr. Lalonde said his depart ment only now is compiling th statistics for 1972 and these wil be available soon. However, these do "show an increase in consumption of her- oin in tliis he added. BUDGET INCREASED The budget for the non-modi- _______ cal use of drugs director ate in trailer ttu his department was increased vehicles, to million in lira 1973-74 es- timates, ha said. This was up from million for 1372-73 and was more than double the budget two years ago. Dr. Maurice LeClair, deputy health minister, said the gov- rnment was supplying grants or drug centres. As weB, the government had hanged the regulations for use f methadone, a drug that has >een substituted for heroin in ome treatment centres. Method one "had been becom- ng a problem in he told he committee. However, it now is used only n control situations where ad- dicts can have tests to deter- mine whether they really are icroin addicts and can be fol- owed carefully in a planned re- labilitalion program. Montanan killed ui gun battle HELENA, Mont. (AP) A man was killed in an exchange of gunfire with Helena police- men Tuesday. Police Chief Jack Williams said that the vic- tim was James E. Haggerty, 28, of Helena. The chief said that police re- sponding to a silent burglar alarm at a sporting goods store were the targets of gunfire, as Hagerty fled from the store. Williams said Officer William Wood was grazed on'the cheek by one of the shots find by the fleeing man. Highway toll set at 12 BAR HIE, Ont. (CP) Twelve victims, including an entire family of four, have been identified by provincial po- lice as the final death toll in a fire-swept chain pileup of 36 ve- hicles that also injured 43. After the Sunday smashup on lizzard-shrouded Highway 400 car here, police had to probe or almost two days through ars mangled and melted oy gasoline-fed flames that con- umcd lumber from a tractor- roller that overturned on seven Cresliirook Industries show loss CRANBROOK, B.C. (CP) Despite a net operating profit of in the fourth quar- ter of 1972, Creslbvook Forest Industries Ltd. had a net loss of S1.7 million in 1972 compar- ed with a net loss cf mil- lion for 1971. Company president U. C. Brown has told sharcho'ders that the 1372 loss included an extraordinary loss of due to retirement of an obsol- ete plant by the Cranhrcok-'oas- cd company. "Directors anticipate a firm market for all products in 1973 Meanwhile, 11 remained in -.ospital adults and bur their condi ion was described as salisfac toi'y. A scries of investigations arc under way into the crash George Kerr, provincial justic secretary, has promised an in dependent investigation on w'ne'.her the tractor-trailer wa travelling without the specia permission required under th Lord's Day Act for heavy vi hiclcs on Sunday. Deputy Commissioner Albc; H. Bird of the provincial polic said it had no such pcrmissior Dr. H. B. Cotnam, Ontario chief supervising coroner, pr paring to conduct an inques said it would probably also c amine the operation of hoav vehicles on Sundays. Five people riding in the tra tor-trailer, which also hauled "pup" trailer, were unhurt. Dead Eakins, 25, Toronto Brian Johnsj about 37, Newmarket, Ont.; Reese, 26, Toronto; J. Short, 22, T -John Johnson, about 36, h wife, Florence, 32, and cliildre Cathaline, 9, and Michael, and continued improvement over previous years' Air. Brown. Bramalae, Ont.; Ea'es in !972 totalled Injured and in hospital million, up from million Augstine, Kitcheoe in 1971. I Ont.; No Down Payment per month for 22 months and final payment of CHESTERFIELD CLEARANCE 2 ONLY 2 PIECE DAVENPORT SET Tailored in 100 nylon. that extra bed when required Reg. Clearance 1 ONLY! 2 PIECE CUT VELVET Chesterfield Suite Wrap around cushion in Gold and White. Reg. Clearance 1 ONLY! 2 PIECE HIGH BACK Chesterfield Suite Gold very comfortable Reg. Clearance 2 ONLY! 3 PIECE SECTIONAL Chesterfield Suite Slight flaw in material. Includes liquor cab- inet and lamp shelf built in. Reg. 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