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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 19, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta 10 lilt Friday, November 1'. Racketeers and drugs Manpower iidonmilion Canada in bed with had Ihe Mintli and a conspiracy charge involving nil vest l-ViheniHu-c ihe Knr.M narcotics. Cenovese recvived -llOllOl pean gan'j.-tcr.s Mho processed i ir.-year pri.-on term and opium into heroin and smug-: behind bars in bad it mtii Mar-rillo and oth-j The credit fur making Lvi'iire Hie Kiiropean ci-nlre.- to the prof-: ciiiefly Sicilian, and th ...iv.one naturally jm-lined I" (I i-i import drugs: in the- I' S profits can. (lie Man.i ,-.111; henna picked wiili m.irki'l. Our ln illegal drills, hi wm' Mafia wieasy alxitit narcotics were i uncs to 'Federal Bureau of "i'li Narcotics which had developeil a number of effective teehni- for Ihe drug ti'af- tickers, including a fine SCUM- j fur reeoctw.inR potential in'ur- Ihe in drug rings. (The Rn- Mafia noticed that more and Narcotics, which named the Bureau of Narcotics and Dangerous Drugs and crime tie- hv into narcotics transferred to ihe Department into drug? m place. In fact, one Of .luslire ill and ea-.-lv of the main topics on Ihe agen- Ihe Mafia made about narcoi- ies v.'a. a need for better inhiniM- lion on manpower needs and in Alberta. Minister licrt llchol says. The present IIH HI.-MIIJC." Dr. llobol said ah a Hireling wilh home Howif v, direeler of the province's I in man Resources liesearch Conn cil. Tin1 council suggested HiV gcvcrnnient departments. MV ondary education and private companies join forces to co-ordinate manpourr research and Dr. Hoho! said refer tire proposal in Hie Cabinet. LONDON ICP) 1'irilish Trade Minister Michael Noble that in dealing wilh Ihe t'liited is find- ini: (.ill it is like to he in v.ilh a restless .'ivnipaliiy with Canada's protests over the I'.S. ni-pi-r-eenf imporl .snreharge. Noble '-aid W e d n c s d a y the Americans a r safeguarding Ih'.-ir at the price of inci'dependcnco. -Thk i-, a shock for us all and an especially rude shock for Canada." V.ible said he urged Canadian e.xporlers to thirl: more nf expanding trade links wilh Europe, especially i once Britain enters the Common Market. other speakers at the annual meeting of the Firitish-Canadian Trade Association said British exports to Canada arc heading toward a record this year. Same concern was expressed about Canadian protectionism but the major concern seemed lo be that, the U.S deck strike is shifting much British traffic ildiiiii code soon OTTAWA iCPl A new code for construction of homes and .small apartment buildings goes into effect in Febru- ary, Central Mortgage a n d Housing Corp. announced today. It replaces standards in effect since 965 and provides for the use of new materials which have come on the market since 1 then. through Canada, leading to a shortage of flalcars for con- laicor traffic Bill Buchanan, president of HIP Canada-l'K Chamber ol Ccmmenv ar-.ii CM! Kurapean chief, said Ihc L'.S. surcharge has left an r.isto in Canada, a greater cii- ir.ate lo buy Hrilivi. Xnliie raid :dn thai Ihe I'.S. would remove tin- r-'lrcharge and get bark "In Ihe develop- ment of our trade." He said hi., and Udks will1. Americans suggcsled Ihe U.S. was se! for "But there is a lesson for both Canada and Ihe bigger a market is the mere there is a risk if things start to go wrong." He expressed iKpc that once lirilain tiie Common Mar- ket, her tariff preferences in (Canada ivould be phased out in 1 an orderly and leisurely pace and lint Canada would east: i somo of her own high lariffs. TO AlKliT ICAST TOIJON'I'O An ri-il of the Hoy; I Ontario sruni miisenm pbnr> to ship parl of its colleelion of jade to northern Can. .-.da In let Ksklmo sculplors see Ihe jmeient Chinese arl- Tly; official said this will enable the Kskimos "to sec how many hundreds Jean- that amendments will be made penhcrg. earned the distinction p-r-n-r (ivev said''n'f.n inlcr- to the hill, w-hich was intro-! in early 1971 of receiving the duced m Parljaraent a year 1120 h.ighest hail ever set on an m- !iy hit- predecessor. George Me-1 dividual in the United liraiih. j million after he was in- dieted as the head of one of the NEED FACIUTIE.-S narcotics rings in the Among the most consistent i country. points raised before the commit-; Kteppenberg died in jail on '-ice- March II. 1971. of a heart at- -Unlc-s, federal for Hi- lack while waiting trial, but agnostic aad treatment facilities vhile he lived he anussed are provided, a now lav won't ri.'ite a bankroll. In one bank improve the situation. accv.v1 th.it Federal agents "The problem is not ihe discovered, he had in irorst imemploymrat slump bu, of facjii. C.a5h. and in another there was the depression of the Uev Canadian Criminologj-1 SSnS.OOO. hit a new peak this month, the nfj COT.rectif.as Association! in recent years Mafia groups 1 government announced Thurs-1 jn R brirf to thp commiUee S0tne second thoughts flay. Ti-c trend indicated a rail- j Thursdav ;lbouS abandoning the high-risk i jobless by Christmas is: a, w-hich criminal! but lucrative aspects of iik'-ly. prosecution might lake place ics and have been easing back Unemployment r e a c h e d should raised .Under current; into the action. This -was re- 570.022 earlier this month, the: iaw, it js seven. It would lie 10! fleeted by a wave of arrests in aovernment said, nn increase of ,-nt. proposol law and: March of 1971 in four major over Octoix-r and the correctional 'workers have pro-; cities. Of the 34 persons arrcst- total for more than .'id that this be raised to in the New York area, many; taist 12. of whom were narcotics whole-! It means four cent of the The association 1 salers. about half were believed noik force now is unemployed. nas recommended" that .juvenile to associated with Mafia and in Northern Ireland, one of, rourt5 have esclu.'ivc jttrisdic- groups. the worst-hit areas, tile figure is tion over children 12 lo 1C. As of this "-nling. Federal of- .'i per cent. Those aged K; to 17 could ei- ficials estimate that 90 per cent. Failure to curb the rise in un- ther be dealt with in juvenile of the heroin market is evenly employment has. been one nl the j court or be transferred to adult i divided between the Mafia and key factors behind the consist-: court, an option aimed at sen-i other elements of organized ei.tly poor showing of Prime Ous offences, for trk.l. crime, notably Cubans and Lat- MinLstcr Edward Heath's Con-; The proposed legislation in Americans. Lately the nuni- scn-ative government in public- i would allow transfer of a case ber of independents individ- j nal.s not connected with crim- inal organizations has IKCII opinion polls. His government I to adult court at age 14. trails the opposition by _____ poinU in tho iat-J ost poll. Since the Tones took office in May. 1970. unemployment, in Britain has soared from 578.000. The government has re- sponded by public v.-orks pro- more than a bil- iion dollar? to create more jobs m the public sector. It has cut and corporate taxes PC program for jobless hit by NDP slightly, but their s h n r e of the market is still small an effort to spur investment; EDMONTON ii v in the private! sector and create befla poveir.mcnl has added more jobs. But business has than SJOO.oon t" the 571 ;.f-l reacted, waiting to invest million budpetttd to ccmbal nn.til there are stronger signs of [unemployment this winter by an improvement in the econ-. Social Credit admiti- i rii NEXT; Organized Crime Abroad Reprinted with permission of McGraw-Hill Book Com- pany, from the book THK MAFIA IS NOT AN EQUAL OPPOHTl'N I T Y EMPI.OY- Tile i FJ( hy Nicholas Gage, righl 'Cl 1971 by Nicholas GAGE. fr.r1 Social Credit I nr Mi istration, (Irani Ntnlev. i I I'OOp pllllOllt DcniraTatic Party Irader, said snslained slainp (or S'2.7.000 ihe government had agreeii to accelerate puhlir -.vorks program, no additional money was being put into Ihe plovmcnt ta Senale WASHINGTON (AT itinn faring Al- Senate approprialions The cnmmil- In iion hern lo a York dealer tob.i and Iho deci- sion of Uie Saskatchewan Tlxi i-ommittcc voted M to hidding duel with A. Mi-: Since many ron.-lnirtion pro- Tlic matter likely is l am'-1 have said the, move is necessary lo rednrr- the I'.S. balance-of- paymenl.s deficit, to save .1 Tlw1 aiic- i won't U1 done hy im dollars for domoslio purposes i.ini; nf the ciillce-' ji-cls alrcadv pl.mnid and lion and In comprl NATO allies lo aid I- irth a I'ltls- ing that when Ih-v are tiolic, t-ke en of If-.e niirden i iineinplovment will he i iheir own defence. SIMPSONS-S Fabric Bonanza GROUP I 1.22 54" Wools and Woo! blends in a splosh cf winter fashion colors. GROUP II yd, 36" to 60'' and blends, plain or plaid flannels, rayon and many others. Kl-pcc. Wr-euch Sel I SPECIAt J 's Cord Jeans Reg. S-jprr slim, flare lea slyhtg in srocl shades brown, blue or tan. Sizes 28-36. teg? Men's Wear Casual Slacks Reg. Purma-prest super flore legs. Bur i gundy, green, brown. Sizei 28-36. 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