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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 8, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta immj Frontier justice smells EDMONTON Mr. Justice William Sinclair said Tuesday that the apparent used by an RCMP officer at Alta. Mr. Justice Sinclair made the comments as the three-member appeal headed by Chief Justice S. Bruce allowed the appeal of Darrell formerly of on his conviction last October on a charge of breaking and entering. The court was told Mr. Krywy pleaded guilty to the charge after an RCMP officer suggested he probably would be fined But the young man found himself sentenced to three months at Fort Saskatchewan Correctional Institute Larry the young man's told the appeal court that Mr. Krywy's sentence had almost expired by the time he filed notice of appeal. This was because Mr. Krywy did not understand the appeal procedure and the only purpose of the appeal now was to remove the conviction from Mr. Krywy's record. The judges voted unanimously to strike out the man's guilty plea and the conviction and send the matter back to the provincial judge at Jasper for trial. But Chief Justice Smith added a strong recommendation that the crown consider not to proceed with the charge Mr Oleson told the court Mr. Krywy was working in Jasper and that his salary included room and board at his employer's home. When he was laid Mr. Krywy remained in the home until he found another job and was then informed he owed his former employer rent. He paid and indicated he would pay the rest of the money later. he went back to the house to pick up his skis which he left but finding no one he went in and took them. When the employer returned his wife telephoned the RCMP and complained. Police then arrested Mr. Krywy on a charge of breaking and entering. Mr. Krywy said the policeman advise me of my rights to a said the best thing I could do was plead guilty and I would probably get a Mr. Justice Sinclair my that is not a proper thing for a police officer to do I just think the whole thing smells it looks like frontier'justice to Crown counsel J. W. K. Shortreed opposed the suggesting Mr. Krywy had left his skis at his employer's home as security for the rent payment and thus was not entitled to remove them why would he leave them there in May and not go back to get them until Chief Justice Smith he doesn't use his skis in the summer. Lots of people The three judges suggested entering a verdict of not guilty and ending the proceedings against Mr. Krywy but accepted a submission from Mr Shprtreed that they should set aside the guilty plea and send the matter back to provincial court for trial. Mr. Shortreed said he would notify the attorney-general's department of the court's suggestion that the charge be withdrawn Pat director of Alberta's legal aid said Tuesday the Krywy appeal was of the most important cases ever handled by legal aid was an unquestionable case of he said. bothers me is how many more ot this type of case have gone undetected Bus bends around corners A Swedish-made bend- able bus has arrived in Vancouver. The which is able to bend around sharp downtown will be tested in Vancou- ver this summer. Gov't lets air contracts OTTAWA The gov- ernment has let a total of 2 million in contracts to help two aerospace companies define their proposals to provide the armed forces with a long-range patrol aircraft. One year from now the government will study the proposals of the Boeing and Lockheed companies to see which will get a prestige-tilled upwards of replace the aging Argus aircraft now patrolling Canadian coasts The supply and services department said Tuesday the contracts provide million ior Boeing and million for Lockheed to further define proposals they submitted last year. Win a Trip for 2 to HAWAII Pick up your entry form at Marguerite Jewellery in College Mall and check off your favorite design in Siffaris design group 74. Choose from the Celeste and Moana. If your name is drawn and you successfully answer a skill testing you win a trip for 2 to Hawaii. We feature an excellent selection fo Giftware ideal for Mom on Mother's JEWELLERY ACCESSORIES Specializing in Gifts Diamonds Repairs 328-9736 Mall Edmonton paid too much for land EDMONTON An Alberta Supreme Court judge said Tuesday the City of Edmonton paid too much for the land use in the Mill Woods Housing Development. Mr. Justice J. M. of the court's appeal made the comment at the close of the second day of a judicial inquiry into the Alberta Housing Corporation. Mr. Justice who is heading the said land for the development in the city's south end could have been assembled by the corporation's own land specialists rather than by outsiders. This would have enabled the land to have been purchased for much he said. Testimony Monday showed that Ed a city lawyer and one of the corporation's earned more than in real estate commissions Weber Bros. the other outside realty earned about in commissions. The Mill Woods project was worth a total of about commission counsel R. A. McLennan said Tuesdy. He said details would be revealed in subsequent testimony. Mr. Justice Cairns also said that Mr. Achtem did not appear to have the land assembly expertise which the former executive director of the Bob suggested Mr. Achtem had. Mr. Achtem retained Mr. Orysiuk as a land assembly consultant. In Mr. Orysiuk received half of the commission paid to Mr. Achtem by the corporation. Mr. testimony had a background in planning and land development dating back to his career with the provincial municipal affairs department. He is now head of his own consulting firm. Mr. McLennan Tuesday probed further into the relationship between Mr. Orysiuk and Mr. Achtem. Mr. Achtem was scheduled to testify later this week. Mr. Orysiuk testified that he took holidays while the Mill Woods project was under way. Much of the he was spent building a garage at his house. mean to Mr. McLennan though Mill Woods was the most important single undertaking of the AHC in August of that you took Mr. Orysiuk replied. He testified he built the garage with the help of AHC employees. He couldn't whether they worked for him during off- hours or on company time as well. They were not paid. We'd like to sell you one of our blazers far But just for four days. This spring's best blazer value comes a lot of great ways. 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