Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 11, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta
Inke such a radical .stand as abiding by our con- stitution, the British North America Act, lie must nm as an independent Tie cannot run under I be banner of tho Dominion of Canada party, which firmly stands for the UNA Act. Why1' Under recently Instituted leg- Say 1 am led up with a system busts the pot sinoker nnd lets Ihe big dope racke- teers free. I am sick and tired nf old men dreaming up win's young men to die in, U.S. Senator George Mef.ov- (Til. islaLion a party must field a minimum of 50 candidates in order In ensure; that the party's name will appeal' on the ballot. Otherwise (he candidate will be Jisled as an independent. Is the present government thai apprehensive ol the Dom- inion- of Canada parly that it felt such a ruling essential (o its survival? nccent surveys indicate at least is required to pro- mole one candidate. On this basis, to promote 50 candi- diitos, would be iho minimum requirement. The DOC parly believes in decency and moral standards, return of the Keel Ensign, con- tinued ties with the Common- wealth, and promoting, where possible, free trade within tho Commonwealth, our present Monarchal system of govern- ment fas opposed to a dicta- the ruling of the TiNA Act on bilingualism, and tho iibolilion of personal income tax (a "leniporai-y" mcasurn in.sliliiled during Ihe First World Above all, tho Dominion of Canada parly be- lieves in democracy. II is said lhal "money .So il has appeared, Freedom of I be press is nun of Ihe four freedoms llui foundation of democracy. Will the press ignore the present erosion of our freedom, or will it lake a stand for dem- ocracy? MRS. r. M. ISKIW Calgary. Looking Through The llrralil 11122 Nearly people allcnrted Ihe quarterly confer- ence; of Ihe Alhcrla slake being held this week in Card- si on. The Independent Order of the Flower of Ilaly will hold its convention here May IS at Biirgman's hall. 1312 The Woollen Mill nt Magralh is running one shift were produced during the last four years to provide 33 barbi- turate doses a year to every man, woman and child in the nation. Then, controls have been so lax dial a high schooler can purchase barbiturates on Hie street as easily as buying jelly beans. Bayh has Introduced z bill that would make the common- ly abused, short-acting barbi- turates subject to stricter pro- duction and distribution con- trols. Another bill would fores .manufacturers lo put identify- ing marks on solid, oraltypa barbiturates lo help police trace drugs diverted into the illegal market. But wisdom would seem lo require Ilia! we not rely exclusively on new laws. We had better be sure that our own medicine cabinets do not start more youngsters down this tragic road lo barbiturate nddiclinn. (field Inc.; backward daily and sending n steady sircani nf a r m y blankets through the looms. U won't be long now lill two shifts operate the mill 2-1 hours a day. The Herald received ils first monthly crop report for Ihe season. The piclure is favorable. All crops are going in under promising conditions allhouirb a good general rain Ihe next week would be wel- come. The Lethbridge Herald 504 71 h St. S., LellihrirlRr, Alberln rrilBmnGK JJKRALD CO. ;nid lTuljli; Tiiblisbed I'Klfi by Hon. W. A. UUCNANAN Srconrl ClflSl Mnll HrnlMtnlinn No. iifltl Momlirr nf Thn C.io.itlinn Press flnil llm Il.iilv Ncwspnpil rulilishcrs' ,inri Ihe Audi! RUK.UI ol Circulnllons Cl.EO W. MOWERS, Hdllrr nnrl Pnhll'lirr THOMAS M. ADAMS, firnn.-il nnn PII.I ING WILL IAM MAY Miiiinfllng I tlilor A-. ,or Mio Hrtl'nr ROY r WILES tuMu-.iAh i; Vlvertlilng Manntirr f-.Muml ttlllor "THE HERALD SERVES THE SOUTH"