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McKean County Miner (Newspaper) - March 19, 1970, Smethport, PennsylvaniaPublished in county of county in Mckean county Miner oldest newspaper in Mckean county 136th year dedicated to Community service no. 172 137th Yett Smethport pa., thursday match 19, 1970 single class postage paid a stent port single copy a Friend and marijuana note. Of cos 4 part fictional Story Bill " j970 Felt ton Efthi by fhe it Anil of of jus he j. Edvar a ivs director. Zitery i published in vhf if Feor fair of Fyffee paid Fly who use of any King. Forward after Many years of work investigations and a policy officer can recon the a common pattern which develops among drug Asemis. Iris easy to predict where Jost individuals will end up through narcotics use and what Steps Tucey will take to get Tomece. The beginning experimentation the Szyc Solori Cal and physiological effects the die user s con duct Are As easy to follow As a Road map. What is not predictable is just How Las the journey will go before the traveler Tunis sown the dead end Street this fic tibial Story is intende4.k be a. Vicarious journey Down Isie narcotics Trail after this Way the Reader will never want to experience it is Ireal life. It should be understood of course that the sequence of events described in this article does not necessarily epic tube path followed by ajl persons whoever 1 popped a Pill or experimented with marijuana of. Even those who Bec Iune drug addicts. The purpose Here is to show what can and frequently 3oesr Hap pen when a person tries drugs for she the of becoming hooked is too great and once you Are hooked As most addicts will Tell you it is too late. The is just a Plain old Mary 16 year old youth he is not a top bit he s Good he enjoys As a Spectator and his Nom Lifcia a Middle class neighbourhood is average in shr it he is your Sou or inc except that he has a Friend named Bill a remember reel introduction to narcotics 1 do not just talking about if Tii did in school1 or the occasional Magazine article you Lead. These Are unreal. Many times the topic of drugs was handled in a Light vein by friends and by Soma of your teachers. And remember the one teacher told your by jets own mind about Well you had no intention of using Mariduena but the Ted capsule Bill gave you at the basketball game was , one Pill Wotila be and besides it looks similar to those the doctor prescribed when you were sick. Bill was your Best Friend. He would t do anything to Hurt you but still you did t take it when he gave it to you. Later your Mother vent it Fot the afternoon and you were alone. Why not try it. Just one. Time re Ivien Ibey that As. You Swal Lowed that red capsule with a Glass of water you Felt a kind of not from. A capsule but because you were doing something you knew was wrong. Pretty however you did feel the effects of the capsule that Bill called a red and you recon . From the Chart at school As a Sec onal Cap was a Nice warm comfortable feeling in stomach and you see ined relaxed All Over. You suddenly Felt that the world was a great place and any problems or fears were. Now gone. You Felt sleepy would have been a Shama to waste that Nice feeling on sleep. And then Remein Ber. How thought of your How each night when he got same he had a cocktail and stretched out to a big chair am relaxed Couk it be hat fait the same thing you vex rates before Foi. Oonder question any further Steep took Over and your last was that anything Raade feel so Good could not be was doing of the second turning Point ib., your life. Cd m e 2 Days later when you asked Bill if he had another red you could have. Remember Bill offered you the first one but this time you him for one. And Bill being your Best Fried do gave you three capsules. You did a lot of rationalizing during that period. You were not out fooling around and getting into trouble like so you were faking reds occasionally some you bought from Bill but it was at. Home it Roade you relax and feel so much better yours was an entirely different Situa Tion than others you had heard about besides evs Tyr one was. Doing it had your first disappointment. You went to Bill to buy s orae More. Reds acid. He. Did not have any. It was a letdown to think that. You. Were not going the that warm glow again. Was Quick v Tell you Josf Al though he had rip he Esq Sorse Friend in Orff. The. Big Bill old old faithful Geyser in Sci now Iii Ine Katic Nai Pari Boilini alter 1zo to 170 Foet in the , or every 67 minutes judg Mencer named to new state court the Lowe Rob r named f our republicans and 1hree. Democrats to staggered Xerras. Each will have to run in tilt general election for a full term when his exr pites judge Mencer s term expires in w74, he is d Republican. A native of Smethport 45-Vear old mender is the son of Glenn h. Arid Ruth l. Race Mencer he graduated from Smethport High his a Cutty judge _ glean e. Moncef a re pub one of seven Budgiss the new commonwealth1 court by Gay. Raymond p. Shafer. The e unanimously conf ironed Tho seven Nom the governor will Harve to name a to judge Mencer Fot the 48th District judicial Mckean county to serve until 1972. The constitutional convention of peril it the Commonwealth court effective Jan. 1, 1970. Of in. 1949 and to Duried degree from. The. University of Michigan Caw school in 1952. He also Niton ded the National co Hege of state trial judges in Jujj rage Mencer served m thick if entry in world Wor was discharged a a a private first class fee served As county District attorney from 1956 through he is a member of tie Mclean county Penn Sylvania arid Ain Ericon bar associations. He arid his wife the former Hanhah a Freyr an parents of three child Sunrise service speaker uni cd Orbr fish Pferd will the easier Jar vice in Coli Forest on to Aster sunday , mo.-cn29. He As a chaplain wifi Infarct by Oil Isfan. In Llady daring work Wor h. E on Conr Rencs Union tie had that drafted rhe plan of Union the former Ana former. In Ttaha Western Vor Confer Erces or. James a Carrot a a program Zivec Kcf for h. A last

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