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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 17, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta 1971 THE UTHBRIDGE HERALD 35 s survivors come Ity COMTT Observer Service BERLIN It ti journey ino tlic loi'mcntcrl for ;i group of .li'vvs who jirrivcd in licrlin last week as jurats of West B c r I i n. More llinn years have elapsed since ninny of them were hunted in the streets of Ilieir native city, herded into freiejil curs a 11 d "resettled" in Hie. l.ion camps of occupied Kast Europe. Now they liave come hack, for the first time, to visit the. city they once called home. With'a minimum of publicity, i the city government has been jextending invilHions to surviv- ing Jews from Uorlin who now live in all purls of the world to come. Illicit to see what has changed since they escaped the terror. So far, most- ly elderly, .Jews have come from other lOnropcan countries, Israel, the United Sales iuid South America. Some 14.'n'li others have responded lo the1 offer and will arrive at regular intervals. Those who came Irst weel; on a charier flight from Los An- gelcs were visibly different i i from the prosperous looking American .lews who normally'. travel abroad. Their clones were well worn, their manner was more reticent and their thoughts were entangled in the j pasl with every ftmiliar land- mark Dey saw. j At once the i busiest crossroads of Berlin and now a barren dealt slrip at the Wall, Mrs. Anna Ravelin of Los EDJIOOTOM Most drug offenders arc like alcohol- ics, they're seeking affection anc! love, says Pierre Motisseau. i E d m o n t o n 's chief narcotics i prosecutor. He said he had not met one- person accused of a drug of- fence whom disliked and said most had family problems. It was difficult emotionally j for him to prosecute many of the young and often bright nar- cotics offenders. "There's no satisfaction in I getting a said Mr. Mousseau. 35. who has prosecu- ted an estimated 1.400 cases during the last four years. "Alberta has been a leader in reconciling the need for deterr- ence of offenders with the need for rehabilitation. The category that goes to jail is usually in- volved in trafficking. "For the most part, I would think if they had anythirg going for them, if they were working or going to school, they go; day parole. They didn't lose that facet of their lives.'' Mr. Mousseau said he. doesn't a change in Canada's drug hnvs ar.d suggested Parliament [ion of d c i e r e n t sentences which arc directed towards pre- cluding the repetition of crimes by the offender himself and pro-' others from following; along the same lines.'' JIc concluded: t "If J had licen a student in j arugs. is in !ho same position. ADVISKS CAUTION Because (.if the? imconaintir.s about whether the penal system is best, every lime somebody j i'7n'Wht very we! lo jai! "you wonder s: have been in the position where i some oihtT avenue mignt have j have experimented with; been op on la deal with him. "Parliament can't afford ex- perimental legislation H has a cuty to ensure that before it rices H will not be putting in the hands of children somclhin" that may affect generations to j come." i He said narcotics users either i were experimenting with drugs j out of curiosity or had become dependent on them. j arc in a different position inasmuch as they trade I on this predilection that chit- drcn have for experimentation, s Angeles to mount the plaifonn lo survey Iho grini .scene. "Kour ycjii'.s in four concen- Inilion camps and I dcn'l Ihinlt I can look liarbcd i r e tig; she murmured ainvist apologetically. li a d come with her hushnml to KCC whether it was nnssible to set- tle down in Berlin for NOT KASY .'trcn't easy fcr us in the she .said. "I used to ;is a secretary and now I am a City officials nnlc that al- though it is not the purpose of the program a number of .lew- vidtcrs have decided to take up residence in Berlin. The lot oi the exile torn a rejected love for h s native country and gratitude to- wards an often difficult new homeland was often in evi- dence among the former Ber- line'-s who visited the city las wed; "It is strange, when I my mouth in the United States everyone knows it is a foreign sdd John Sliuft o n from Milwaukee. "Bi'l here when I taik people take me to be a lierliner. I guess it's sort of a good feeling for a In 1913, when he was Iff years 1 of age, Mr. Shufton was trans- ported from Berlin to Au ih 1 Most of I he jailors ll'i'y decided lo aceqit the in- 1 vitation from (he city only aflcr a lennlhy struggle v.ith Ih u conscience. In the c-ml Ihi1 de sire !o vec1 Berlin again rode their doubts, i Strolling about the city they jj the names of familiar streets and shops, straining to .supi'rimpo.so Ihu Jiu hn on the mer.tal map (hey retain 1 of the old, destroyed city. seek out Ir-i-ir eld home places only to discover soaring mod- ern apartment blocks in their place, A woman guide on the bus tour keeps iip an endless flow of Berlin anecdotes tdd in r ically biting local wit. .Some of f f i the ex Berliners who yt first asked their questions in Lng I li.sh soon lapsed iiuo German, [which they still speak with a 1 sharp Berlin inflection. Something strange o c c u r s thcugh after a few days of posurc to the new Berlin. The more the ex Berliners pee of I the prosperous, self confident arid lively city that has risen in recent years the more acute i the feeling grows among them that their personal fates have NEW YORK VISITORS Former U.S. president Lynd become mere postscripts to a j leave the Manhattan apartment of New York governor Nels 'dark chapter of history. j visited the Rockefellers for nearly fcur hours. B. John on Rock Johnson Johnson! By UAL BOYLE NEW YORK (API Things a columnist might never know if he didn't open his mail: Would it pay society to pay students for behaving well in school rather than poorly? Instead of punishing stu- dents for bad behavior, Dr. Edward T. Ladd. an Emory University educationist, sug- gests rewarding them with a salary of or so a month for good behavior, lie be- lieves money for such a pio- neering project might come initially from foundations. We swat many insects and feel superior to them, but they can do many things we can- not. For example, (he long, slender-bodied dragonfly has wings thinner than fine paper, but it can fly at a speed of 40 miles an hour. It has been said that a com- mittee can nevei1 accomplish anyihint; worthwhile. But i! was a committee of religious scholars in the 17tb century which prod u c c d the King .lames' translation of the Bible, slil! regarded by mil- lions as the greatest in the English language. If you want to lose weight and the doctor says your heart is healthy, tennis can be one of your best forms of ex- ercise. It can use up more than 10 times as much energy as you'd expend plodding after a golf ball. Fading stripes: Typical of the animal species facing ex- tinction is the Bengal tiger. There were an estimated of these beautiful crea- tures in India during the but says the National Geographic Society, only some 2.000 r e m a in alive today. Exit lines: The dying words of Charlemagne were. "Lord, into thy hands I commit my spirit." Prince Albert, consort of Queen Victoria, reportedly said. "I have had wealth, rank and but if these were all I had. how wretched I should Robert Burns murmured. "Don't let the awkward squad fire over my grave." King Henry VIII cried: "All is lost! Monks, monks, Youth Minister Sclmm.1 schedules pleasant duty CREEK (Spcciaii A. Schmid, minister of culture, youth and recreation for Alherla. will lie here from 12 noon to 2 p.m. Thursday, Nov. A luncheon in his honor will be hold at the Oasis. Mr. S c h m i d will present cheques to the Pincher Creek regional recreation hoard for for the municipal dis- trict capital facilities grant mid M.472 for the Cowloy capital fa- cilities grant. j Tollowing the luncheon a lour i of parks and recreation facil- ities will be conducted. The minister is on a two day (our i of southern Alberta to fainili- I arize himself with parks and recreation services (Ircslview se ciilcrtaimucnl pla aimed by Cupl. Mcl'liai! 1ODK PIXC1IKK CKKKK (.Spot-mil At. the recent meeting of the Captain Chapter of the IODK the education srav- tary reported on the teacher's side of (he current negotiations willi the school boards concern- ing new contracts. A e o m mill c e nmiprising Mrs. K. I.ynch-Hlaunion, Mrs. I-1, lliuldlestun and Mrs. L. ller- hig was appointed to arrange for an oveninu. of rntertain- nien! al Iniii'.e lo he- gin at 7 o'cloik Thursday. Nov. at the Ilcmi.'inbraiu'c Day ser- vice. Tlv J'f'i ices Mrs. II. Camordii. reporti'd lour per- sonal property bags, eight pairs of pyjamas, two baliy su'eaiers, M suealei's wilh hoods and l.'i c'tiltnn IKK! Ivrn to the m Kixc ijtiiM lops are ready lor n (milling bee. Used woolen blankcls are needed for il i inter-liiiing.s. j The IODK m e m o calendars I arc on hand for More j maga.'.ines ami pocket books j wore placed a! Brocket. j Mrs. K. Lyuch-Slaiuilon, in of Mrs. P. Dennis, j a report on the semi-an- nual convention al Banff. .Spe- cial appreciation express- td in Mrs. H. Cameron for the packaging of the garments sent in from the local chapter. The chapters have equipped thrive nursing stations are ready lo he air lift- rd, staff, to anyuhere they are required. An incubator for newborn ba- bies has been supplied lo Wat- son Lake. The next meeting will be a Chrislmas party in the form of i a pot-luck supper, to be held al p.m. Mci'day, li. at i (he home o! Mrs John 1 CHRI UQUORICE AttSORTS AKvcys popular -IpmJ freshly imported from England. Specially low priced! SAtE, 2-lb. bag SMILES 'N CHUCKtES TURTtES Tosty chocolot pocan caramel candy Ihcl's delicious for munching. SALE, 14-oz. box ALMOND ROCA Crunchy almond briltlc Ihal ly wrapped. A Christmos and year- round favourite. SAtE, 14-oz. box SAtE, 4'.'-oz. box.................. POT OF GOLD CHOCOLATES Moirs. aborted chotola a flclicious selection of hard or sod centres. SALE. 1-lb. box.............. CHERRY COCKTAILS By Moirs: plump clu-mr- a liquid cream, covered with rich milk chocolate. SALE, 14-oz. box FAMILY SELECTION Rich milk chocolate cove a good variety of tasly centres, for yourself, gifts. SALE, 12-oz. box............... GINGER CHOCOLATES Ginger her Ru hoi tlicso candies with centre, chocolate coatincj. SAIE, box .97 lOWNEY'S BRIDGE MIX FJI youi c buy for friends. Atlraclively boxed fa SALE, 5-lb. box......... DELECTO CHOCOLATES As the name a cielectable assortment from Ganongs. on sole now! SALE, 1-lb. gift box POPPYCOCK confection consists of pecans cind almonds in a buttery crunch. Vacuum- pock- ed lor freshness. SALE, tin.......... HA2ELNUT WHIRLS Creamy swirls oi milk cnccc- k-.te oiourc' a crunchy hazelnut centre. Impott- cd tcstr trect! SALE, 1 d-or. box.......... PAIL OF HARD CANDY Superior hard candy n-ade foi you by Lowney s. Variety ol good flavouis included. SALE, 5-lb. pail..... SMILES 'N CHUCKLES CHRISTMAS FAVOURITES P chocolates by a well-known maker all specially pn t-oton's Pre-Chrislmos Candy Sole. Choose fieni; MINUET CHOCOLATES Assortment ol cieonis nnt Old cenlies coveu.ul with light or dork nlole. SAIE, 5-lh. box SMILES -N CHUfKLES CHERRIES IN LIQUID SAlt, Mb. bcx CHERRIES IN CREAM SAIE, bcv 9-29 TINNED MIXED NUTS A.rsrteri mlx-.-cl jts, IMPORTED CANDIES Arpcobng a'Scrlmdit c" sweets. Included cio conoies and toifeu SCOTTISH JAM SET Breakfast or teo-time luat -rt ot e a hi nssoited iors and baxid t? ,39 ENGLISH FANCY EISCUITS Ch At EATON'S Christmas Comes lo Life! Shop Thursday and Friday 9 to 9. Buy Line 328-8811. Use your Eaton Budgsf Clunrjc ;