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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 25, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta Drug 6PMA> declared illegal By JEFF CARRUTHTRS Herald Ottawa Bureau OTTAWA The federal health department has placed the drag "PMA" on Schedule H, the restricted list of the Food and Drugs Act, alongside LSD and other hallucinogens. PMA tas been implicated in a number of recent drug-associ- ated deaths in Canada. Tachnically called 4-methox- yamphetamine and dso known as the drug is considered to be "extremely dangerous" by health authorities in Ottawa A. B. Morrison, head of the health protection branch, said Wednesday that PMA has no known legitimate medical use. It first appeared in Canada on the drug market early this year and has since spread to al- most every city in Canada. Formerly used and known only as a chemical compound, it is now believed to be manu- factured domestically by under- ground laboratories for use as a hallucinogen and stimulant. Under Schedule H, the drug now becomes illegal to possess without special government au- thorization Unauthorized possession, on summary conviction, can result in a fine, six months in jail, or bath on a first offence; S2 000 fine, one year in jail or both for subsequent offences. On indictment and unauthorized possession can re- sult in a fine of a jail term of 3 years or both. For trafficking, summary conviction can result in an 18- month jail term and an in- dictment and conviction can re- sult in a 10-year jail term. to grave WINDSOR, England (Reuter) Hundreds of camera-laden tourists flocked to the grave of the Duke of Windsor after offi- cials forgot to rope off the pri- vate section of Windsor Castle grounds where he as buried. The duke's grave is usually visible to the p u b 1 i c only through a hole in the hedge which sur- rounds this royal mausoleum. QUALITY DENTURE CLINIC EDDY DIETRICH Certified Dental Mechanic. Capitol Furniture Bldg. PHONE 328-7634 Rumors blamed for lyncMngs CALCUTTA (Reuter) Atj least 11 persons have been Ijnched or beaten to death in West Bengal in the last few days on suspicion of being head- hunters, child kidnappers or suckers of blood from human corps ss. said a statement issued here by the West Bengal gov- ernment. The government said rumors such people exist were com- jletely unfmindad. In the neighboring state of Bi- iar similar rumors have re- sulted in a bizarre wave of mob-kilhngs in which 26 people lave died within two weeks. In Bihar, persons suspected of jeing witches were seized by jenzied crowds and brutally murdered Some old women vere thrown on bonfires. II REAL TREASURE II CAN YOURS with White Dctrctor SEE YOUR LOCAL DEALER HIM AIOUT THE SUPER-SENSITIVE TRANSMITTER RECEIVER Vefittlacittrtj by Whitc'j Electronics n, La, of mi V, ,1 Designed for I ft sst. fseeti gfsp JKedft The COiiN'MASTER M is 3 solid s'ate Transmit ir Rrrc xrr light we t for case of handling and operation Delects Go i] Silier and Copn r fluggets, rings, coins jewelry guns strong boxes and other metals FOR MORE INFORMATION. TOUR LOCAL DEALER IS HIIDER'S TV MUSIC 310 9th ST. S. Nose to nose Prime Minister Trudeau and wife Margaret dance at a ball held at Government House in Ottawa to mark the centennial of the formation of the Royal Canadian Mount- ed Police.____________________________ Typhoid slowed 5- areas MEXICO CITY (AP) At An estimated persons. Friday, May 25, 1973 THE tETHBRIDGl HERALD 17 SHELF-EVIDENT SAVINGS DDAR CHEESE Mild. Approx. 14 oz. net wt. chunks.................... I W Safeway Bulk Mild, Off r -v. PRICE V MARKED KIDNEY BEANS GROUND COFFEE Taste Tells Light Red .14 fl. oz. tins HF for Safeway All Purpose 1 Ib. bag Town House Canada Fancy 48 fl. oz. tins Sm for Scotch Treat Potatoes 2 Ib. bag frozen for Taste Tells. Stock Up Now for Camping Days Aheadl....................14 fl. oz. tin country-wide vaccination cam- paign has brought a marked de- crease in typhoid cases in Mex- ico this year, based on avail- able figures, a health official said here "We are very far from an epidemic the health ministry official said in listing only 71 cases in Mexico City th's year compared with cases last year in the capital between February and August, the traditional typhoid season. No complete figures have been compiled this year in Mex- ico on Upheld cases, he added, but the total in the country in 1972 "We had an epidemic last year and we almost could not control he said. Some cases proved res'stant to diugs, he noted. mostly children, have been vac- cinated against typhoid this year since a government drive started Feb. 1, the official said. The campaign, he added, is scheduled to last until Aug. 30, when the regular typhoid sea- son usually terminates. He said typhoid cases traditionally peak during the months of April, May and June. The vaccine is being adminis- teied free at all government clinics, private hospitals, facto- ries, special vaccination stands and'in some places on a door- to-door basis, he said "We want to liquidate the problem and we hope we never Besides typhoid, the official, who declined to be identified, said there is an average of 000 gastro-mtestinal diseases in Mexico annually. including salmonclosis, a typhoid-like dis- ease. He said the annual mortality have another epidemic again in our country in the future if ev- erybody co-operates." The campaign is centred on known school children who frequently buy candy, ice cream bars or "dirty food on the the official said. "The children are our main target. "Next come waiters in res- taurants, housewives and those people involved in han- Empress Orange, Grape or Tropical Punch.......48 fl. oz. tin Nalleys Triple Pack Reg. Cut 814 oz. net wt. box Jfcft for' Aylmer Canada Choice 19 fl. oz. tins for Robin Hood White or Milk Choc. 9-oz. net wt. pouch pale pkg. Kleenex Flat Fold Assorted Colors 180-2 ply pkg. Bel Air Frozen Concentrate fl. oz. tin cuing food for the public or their rate from all types of intestinal illnesses including typhoid is "We ask tourists that they re- frain from buying food or re- persons He did not give a death toll for typhoid alone cause this is PHONE 328-4224 lamination exists. 'Chuck or Round Bone Canada Grade A Beef GULF SELF GAS FREE GIFTS FREE .GAS FREE.DRAWS SAVE MONEY (Free Gifts Saturday, May 26th only) Picnic Style Shoulders........Ib, Manor House Frozen Whole Canada Grade A......Ib. Burnside 1-Ib. pkg. Florida Fresh Canada No. 1 Grade California White Canada No. 1 Grade Cello bag WILLIE PLOMP Manageress SELF SERVE GAS BAR Operated by SERVICO LIMITED PRICES EFFECTIVE IN LETHBRIDGE MAY 25-26, 1973. We Reserve The Right To Limit Quantities. SAFEWAY CANADA SAFEWAY LIMITED ;