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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 30, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta Crime inquiry okayed QUEBEC (CP) Justice Minister Jerome Choquette an- nounced Friday that the Que- bec cabinet has given the Que- bec Police Commission a man- date to proceed with its inquiry Into organized crime in the province. The 'justice minister told a news conference the Inquiry, which begins later this fall, will concentrate on illegal gam- bling, loan-sharking, extortion, illegal drug traffic, counter- feiting, commercial fraud, fraudulent bankruptcy and ar- son. The Inquiry will also be em- powered to investigate: manipulation of stocks and fraudulent business transactions. pressure exerted on businessmen, members of asso- ciations or corporations in or- der to control them or extort money or goods. of bonds, stock cer- tificates and precious metals. and dismantling of automobiles. of sloletj goods. and the produc- tion and sale of illegal alcohol. exploitation of con- sumers through extortion, in- timidation and corruption. of public officials. Where party leaders are By TI1E CANADIAN PRESS, Prime Minister Tuque, For- estville and Quebec City Saturday; flies to St. John's, Nfld., Sunday. Progressive Conservative Leader and St. Catharines, Ont., Saturday; in Ottawa Sun- day, but no campaigning. New Democrat Leader Lewis Kirkland Lake and New Uskeard, Ont., Satur- day; Toronto Sunday. Social Crcilit Leader and Bouyn, Que., Saturday; Sunday. Taiwan-Japan Mother of freed U.S. pilot relations broken complains about welcome Saturday, S.pNmbtr 30, 1972 THC LCTrtMIDOl HKAtO Qiiropractic patient gets sugar pill relief TAIPEI (Reuler) Taiwan has broken diplomatic relations with Japan but left the door wun "ul- open for continued trade and cultural contacts [allowing es- tablishment of formal ties be- tween Tokyo and Peking. A government statement is- sued 12 hours after Tokyo es- tablished diplomatic relations with Peking accused the Japa- nese government of perfidious actions in disregarding treaty obligations and said Japan must bear full responsibility for the rupture of ties and what- ever consequences that may arise. But the statement made no mention about Taiwan's eco- nomic relations with Japan which a number of legislators said should be severed, too. Japan is Taiwan's second big- est trading partner after the nited States and its main ource of raw materials and in- estment funds. Elussiaiis training Syrians MOSCOW (AP) The Soviet Union disclosed Friday for the irst time that its advisers arc raining the Syrian armed forces mlh the latest Soviet weapons. Official word on the newest Kremlin move in the Middle by the Com- m u n i s t party newspaper a report last weekend by U.S. Defence Secretary Melvin R. Laird that Moscow has begun airlifts of personnel and armaments to Syria. The Syrian armed forces have been in a stale of alert since the recent Israeli raid. In a discussion of over-all So- viet co-operation with Syria, Pravda says: "Syria is also supplied with the latest weapons for its armed forces and receives help in the training of its military cadres." Syria has been receiving So- viet weapons for several years. The Sino-Japanese ties repre- sented yet another setback for President Chiang Kai-shek who has held to the belief that one day he would return trium- phant to mainland China. Chiang, was reported to be recovering from a "slight in- disoosition." The official statement issued by the Nationalist government said the Japanese government action in recognizing Peking was "bound to bring endless disasters to Japan and the Asian and Pacific region." Opinion change OTTAWA (CP) Write to notional headquarters asking about the Canadian Liberal party and you may get a docu- ment written by a candidate for the New Democratic Party. Pauline Jewett, NDP. nomi- nee in Ottawa West, wrote o treatise in 1962 entitled, Cana- dian Liberalism: It's Philoso- phy, and revised it in 1967. It speaks in glowing terms of progress and reform attributed to the Liberal party in Canada. Miss Jewett Is a former na- tional Liberal vice-president and Liberal member of Parlia- ment. A Carleton University professor, she switched to the By SEYMOUR IIERSK New York Times Service NEW YORK The three American pilots freed by North Vietnam began Intensive medi- cal checkups and debriefing Friday while the mother of one of the men complained that the military's reaction to his re- turn "really didn't seem like a hero's welcome." NDP this year, disenchantet with her former colleagues. Torrance Wylie, national Lib- eral director, says it was a good summary 10 years agected to be hospitalized in Jacksonville, Fla., near the school in, which his mother teaches. Mrs. Gartley, apparently con- cerned by newsmen's questions about possible brainwashing of the returned pilots, attempted to explain why the men had re- fused military offers of trans- portation in Moscow and Co- penhagen. She said that officials in North Vietnam had told the men after then- release tha there would be "no conditions' for their freedom. But she said representatives of the commit tee of liaison, who escorted the prisoners and two family mem bers from Hanoi, had been tolt by the North Vietnamese gov TORONTO (CP) Chiro- practic is "a fantastic sugar pill" that fills a psychological need in patients In a way medi- cal doctors often cannot, Dr. Murray Kali of Montreal said Friday. He told specialists to the ra- diology department at the Hos- pital for Sick Children that chiropractors are taking unne- cessary x-rays, especially ol children. Dr. Katz said the consumer has a right to know the quali- fications of anyone calling him- self "doctor" and to know whether a person taking x-rays has fulfilled certain basic standards, especially when pub- lic money is being spent. He said the Ontario Health Insurance Plan last year spen million for cliiropractic services, including million or x-rays. "Should the graduates of an unrecognized college be takinj psychology' determined that quiry's final session and told they will be held until a decision is rendered. Boutin has testified that all three men were drunk the night of fire and while his mem- ory is hazy he thinks he set the jlaze at the club's main en- xance after a doorman ejected [he three after an argument over seating arrangements. Other witnesses told the in- quiry of having to smash down a locked door blocking an inte- rior stairway leading out of the second-floor dance hall and the collapse of an outdoor fire es- cape when club patrons onto it. he asked. The Canadian Medical Asso- ciation, at its annual meeting n June, called on the provinces o forbid chiropractors to tako x-rays of children and women under 45. Dr. Katz said chiropractors are sincere In their desire to tielp patmets and honestly he- lieve the treatment is of ser- vice, but some of them may fail to realize that by providing al- ternative forms of care, they may be encouraging patients to stop taking necessary raedi. caliy-prescribed drugs. He said patients want a clearcut explanation of why they are sick, which doctors cannot always give because the causes of many conditions are not known. If a chiropractor at- tributes the affiliation to pinched nerves caused by cur- vatures of the spine and pre- scribes a definite treatment, Ihe patient is happier. EATON'S HEARING CENTRE H. MATHISOM Certified Hearing Aid Audiologiit NEW! from SIEMANS ECONOMY HEARING AIDS ernment to return the prisoners by civilian means personall and hand them over to thei families. "The committee was toll that if those procedures wer jeopardized, it would serious] endanger the future release other fliers." Mrs. Gartley said She added that the pilots rec ognized that following t h North Vietnamese requir ments "would be in the best i terests for the possibility of fu- ture releases." Since the men