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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 28, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta Drugs Blamed For Hike In Jail Suicide Bids II, 1970 THI ItTHMNDOl HMAID CALGARY (CP) Fred win, superintendent of Alberta Correctional Institutes, blames drugs for a substantial increase in the number of suicide at- tempts at provincial jails. Mr. Oswin said in an inter- view that the number of such attempts rose to 17 in 1969-70 from two in 1968-69. "The cause of the increase is obvious. Some of tlic inmates get pretty depressed when they have to live without narcotics." Mr. Oswin said eight male and foui' female prisoners at Port Saskatchewan Jail north- east of Edmonton attempted suicide in the 1969-70 periods compared with one attempt in the previous term. At Belmont Institute there was an increase of three, and at Lethbridge the number rose by two. ALARMING INCREASE Mr. Oswin said there has also been an alarming increase in the number of cases of self-in- flicted injuries such as slash- ing of wrists. There were 24 cases of this nature in 1969-70 compared with nine in the previous 12- month period. Mr. Oswin said self-inflicted injuries are not regarded as "real and true" attempts to commit suicide. There had been no "success- ful" suicide attempts in Alber- ta jails for about five years al- though on occasion jail guards had to rush into cells to stop such attempts. Craig Reid of Calgary, ex- Your NEW Authorized Dealer for JEEP TRUCKS AND STATION WAGONS UNITED MOTORS CO. LTD. Cor. 3rd Ave., 3rd St. S. Phone 327-1418 ecutive director of the John Howard Society of Alberta, said the increase is due to a "dramatic" rise in the number of soft drug cases in the prov- ince. Mr. Reid said for many young drug offenders it's a traumatic experience to be locked up in old institutions such as Fort Saskatchewan or Lethbridge. The increase m attempted suicides among young people pointed up an urgent need for special treatment facilities. Cyprus Sides Far Apart UNITED NATIONS (CP) The.leaders of the Greek.and Turkish communities on Telephone Companies In Dispute EDMONTON (CP) Alberta Govern in e n t Telephones has asked for a government order- in-council to settle a dispute with Edmonton Telephones re- garding service rights in West Jasper Place, a city suburb. In a submission to a joint meeting of the provincial cab- inet and city council, Tele- phones Minister Ray Reierson asked that AGT, a crown cor- poration, be given exclusive rights in the suburb. A dispute arose when Edmon- ton Telephones claimed1 it had the right to provide service within the present boundaries of the city, including West Jasper Place. In 1963, an agreement be- tween the two telephone sys- tems restricted Edmonton Tele- phones to then existing boun- daries. At that time West Jasper Place was not part of the city. The city maintains the agree- ment is not binding because it was not incorporated into a by- law. A bylaw has since been pass- ed claiming Edmonton Tele- phones has exclusive rights to ;he city's suburban areas. Cyprus said here they are un- able to forecast when United Nations troops can be with- drawn from that divided island. Archbishop Makarios, presi- dent of the republic and leader of the Greek-Cypriots, said he would not oppose a reduction in the size of the force, which includes 586 Cana- dians. Rauf Dekntas, leader of the Turkish community, said how- ever, that the force is at a minimum and cannot be re- duced further without danger of renewed hostilities. Both men spoke to reporters in separate news conferences and their remarks showed the two sides still are far, apart in solving the dispute that came close to becoming an interna- tional, conflict in 1960. As the life of the UN force is extended at three-month inter- vals here, Canada and Secre- tary-General ,U T h a n t, among others, have shown consid- erable restiveness at the slow pace of talks between the two communties. Thant has said repeatedly that time is running out. Teochers Amorous JAKARTA (AP) The Ma- luku Provincial Assembly has called on the islands' governor to deal firmly with teachers who make amorous advances to their students and fellow teach- ers, the Indonesian news agency Antara reported Tuesday. The egislature acted because of an 'alarming trend among teach- ers to commit immoral prac Antara.said. 426 13th Stret North 328-4534 Presents The Bishop Method of Soviiig Construction The Bishop Method speeds up completion of a garment. It's main purpose is to use a specific approach te sewing, teaching proper management of lime, skill of sewing and manipulation of fabrics. Whether you sew or would like to learn in order to dress fashionably, your life will be enriched when you learn to sew using the Bishop Melhod.' Meet Mrs. M. E. Miller Mrs. Miller is a graduate of the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology in Clothing and Design, and has had over eighteen years of teaching experience. In addition, Mrs. Miller has taken many advance courses in the Bishop Method of Clothing Construction, she is the only Canadian to hold membership in the Bishop Council. Mrs. Miller has just returned from Tacoma, Washington where she was assistant lo the nationally known expert in the Bishop Method. REGISTER NOW! 6 TWO-HOUR SESSIONS, ONE DAY A WEEK ONLY CLASSES BEGIN NOV. 2 AT BAKER'S FABRICS LETHBRIDGE ALL INSTRUCTIONS GIVEN ON THE FABULOUS BERNINA SEWING MACHINES REVELSTOKE'S ANNUAL CARPET BARGANZA CHOOSE FROM THE HUGE SALE DISPLAY OF ROLLS OCTOBER 29, 30, 31, OPEN THURSDAY AND FRIDAY TIL 9 P.M. SAT. Til U P.M Basic A Lessons Monday Nov. 2nd p.m. p.m. Intermediate 6 Tuesday Nov. 3rd a.m. p.m. p.m. Creative Stretch i Lessom Wednesday Nov. 4th a.m. p.m. CLIP THIS FORM AND AT BAKER'S NAME .MAIL OR DROP FABRIC CENTRE LETHBRIDGE ADDRESS CITY COURSE DESIRED TIME DATE ALL FEES PAYABLE ON OR BEFORE FIRST STRETCH KNIT PATTERNS FOR CREATIVE KNITS AVAILABLE AT BAKER'S FABRIC CENTRE Popular Carpel at Savings Choose from a beautiful selection of 3 heovy qualify shags in 35 decorative two-tones and plains. Reg. values to tq. ycf. SALE, SO. YD. INDOOR-OUTDOOR 3-yeor Warranty Popular indoor-outdoor carpeting with heavy bonded rubber cushion. Your choice of decorator plain shades. Reg. value, sq. yd. SO. YD. A rake included with the Purchase PRINTED INDOOR-OUTDOOR CARPET 3 rolls of off-shades. Of over 20 la. yd. of jhafl. Rao. vnlun. vrf. SALE ta vd. of over 20 sq. yd. of shag. Reg. value, sq. yd. SALE, sq. yd. TOO per cent Acrylic ihe carpet that feels and looks like wool ond cleans more easily than wool or rtylon. Your choice of 2 qualities: Better Qualify Acrylic In 7 plain shades. C.M.H.C.-approved weight. Nylon Tweed Carpet All-Purpose Carpet Valus Reg. volue sq. yd. SALE, SQ. YP.......... Best Quality Acrylic In 7 two-lond abodes. Heavy-duty qualHy, tip iheared. Res. value iq. yd SALE, SQ. YD............ 8 Best alf-purpoio quality nylon in your choice of iix (weeds. C.M.H.C. approved weight, for use anywhert in the home. Reg. value, sq. yd. SALE, SQ. .YD.......... Fatigue Mats 50 large mots, measuring 18" x Limif 2 -per customer please. Vinyl-Asbestos Floor Tiles Your choice of 6 rjopular shades in 12" x 12" tile. Reg. valut each SALE, each Reg. values to SALE, each 'Do-ft-YourseSf Foam-Backed Carpet Heavy-duty nylon tweed 3 roiis in moss blue-green ond gold. Printed Nylon 2 rolls, 2 design! in gold, red, orange and green. Two-tone nylon Commercial weight. 1 rolls, in green. Heavy-duty Herculon Stain-proof. 3 rolls in pumpkin, rust ond green. Reg. value sq. yd. SALE, yd. Printed Indoor-Outdoor Carpet 3 rolls in gold, green, ornngt, .4 Reg. volue, sq. yd. SALE, sq. yd. Shop For These and Many More Unadvertlsed Specials OPEN THURS and FRI. TILL 9 P.M. Cushioned Vinyl Heavy weight cushioned vinyl in limited off-shades. 6' wide, Reg. valgo -jfl J'13 Sale, yd. Ceramic 5 colors in limited quantities Each tile x Reg. sq. ft. 89c. SALE, iq. ft. pa WE SPECIALIZE IN WALL-TO-WALL INSTALLATIONS Special Savings of up to 1 and more! Some of these advertised goods have slighr imperfections which will not affect wearobilify and attractiveness. Rolls NYLON SHAG. 1 roll Green. Reg. 10.95 sq. yd.............SALE ACRYLIC HARD TWIST. 1 roll Gold. -7 Re8. 1.1.95 iq. yd.............SALE I TEXTURED NYLON. 1 roll Red. I Reg. 10.95 sq. yd........... SALE I .t NYLON SHAG. Two lone Gold. g Reg. 10.95 sq. yd.............SALE Vrl NYLON SHAG. 2 rolls only. a f Green ond White. Reg. 13.95.....SALE SCULPTURED ACRYLIC. 1 roll Beige. -J t Reg. 12.50 sq. yd.............SALE I NIYON MULTI SHAG. 1 roll. Reg. 10.95 sq. yd............. SALE NYLON SHAG.' 1 roll Tongerine. JJ Reg. 10.95 sq. yd.............SALE O. INDOOR OUTDOOR. 1 roll Burnt Brown. A Reg. 7.95 sq. yd............. ACRILAN HARD TWIST. Royal Blue. f Reg. 12.50 sq. yd.............SALE t 6.95 8.95 Remnants, Short Roiis RED ACRYLIC. fiff Reg. 140.00 GREEN NYLON. ft Reg. 120.00 SALE OU.U NYLON TWIST. Beige, 12'xlO'. ft F ft Reg. SALE 33. U HERCULON. Apricot. a OP ft Reg. 240.00. SALE I NYLON GOLD. 12'x6'. fj Reg. 72.00 SALE NYLON SHAG. Purple. 9ft A Reg. 66.00 SALE MANOR TWIST. Royol Blue. 12'x8'. ft Reg. 88.00 SALE OG.U GOLD NYLON. fl Reg. 72.00 SALE OliJ.U ACRILAN TWIST GOLD. ff. B Reg. 125.00 SALE 33.S GOLD PLUSH. Reg. 85.00 SALE i I an etn 40. 00 Cor. 17th Street and 3rd Avenue South llril PHONE 327-5777 ;