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Calgary Herald SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 24, 1991 10 PAGE aEiroyo New York club crowd turning to 'Special K' dance-'til-dawn crowd," said Fa-trick McMullen, 34, a photographer who works in clubs. Michael Alig, 23, who publicizes special-events for nightclubs, said, "Everybody's always looking for something new and Special has been it." DEA spokesman John Dowd said ketamine has been considered for an official controlled-sub-stance classification, a listing for drugs that have a high potential for abuse. That listing is based on police and medical surveys about the extent of a drug's improper use and its health dangers. It could lead to tighter controls on ketamine among doctors, veterinarians and drug companies, as well as law-enforcement crackdowns The Yuppie LSD robs user of sense of time and space By ROB POLNER New York Daily News, NEW YORK Wearing a silk shirt and leather jacket, Steve the drug dealer snaked through the packed Limelight nightclub repeating the names of his illicit cache like a stadium hawker. Amid the pulsating music and psychedelic wall designs, a young man flagged him down and shoved $60 into his palm.

Steve pulled out a plastic bag containing a white powder and poured it into the crease of a $1 bill. "Is that cocaine?" Steve was asked. "No, 'Special he said. "It's the one." Ketamine or Special is the drug of the moment in New York clubs; a sense garbler and mild hallucinogen, a quick energy burst, a kind of yuppie LSD, according to narcotics experts. The effects usually last no more than a few hours.

The drug, which is illegal without a prescription, also is the anesthetic of choice among veterinarians. But arrests for sale and use of the hallucinogen are rare. Authorities say that, with so many other illegal drugs, cracking down on ketamine, which has flourished in the last six months to a year, isn't yet a priority. The federal Drug Enforcement Administration is uncertain how dealers get it, although they believe the drug is obtained in its liquid form from hospitals and veterinary clinics and boiled down to powder to be sold illegal- ly. The Limelight, like other clubs, says it does not tolerate drug activity and ejects customers with drugs.

Still, the activity goes on. Ketamine can cause convulsions, especially when taken in large doses. Users report that mixing it with alcohol leads to vomiting. Depending on one's state of mind, ketamine's rush of energy and mental confusion can, in rare cases, nudge a depressed person toward suicide or push an agitated individual to be violent, said Dr. Robert Millman a psychiatrist and director of drug and alcohol abuse programs at New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center.

"It can be remarkably dangerous," he said. "Maybe young people think it's fun to use it, but if you take too much, you could become unconscious and require hospital care and counteractive drugs to revive," said Dr. Charles Short, professor of anesthesiology at Cornell University's College of Veterinary Medicine. But danger is part of the lure. "Special is supposed to be very trippy, very energizing, and it's definitely taking the place of cocaine among the younger Deaths BEATON Joseph Charles Beaton, of the Extendicare Cedars Villa Nursing Home, passed away November 22, 1991 at the age of 82 years.

He is survived by two nieces. Am White (Mark), Cochrane and Jean Clements (Art), Calgary. Born in London, England. Mr. Beaton came to Canada in 1971 and lived in Calgary for ten years before moving to Cochrane, returning to Calgary in 1990.

Family Services in the Chapel of Pierson's Funeral Service, 4121 -17 Avenue S.E. on Tuesday, November 26 at 11 AO a.m. with the Reverend Maggie Muldoon-Burr of St. George's Anglican Church officiating. Interment will follow in the Cochrane Cemetery.

PIERSON'S FUNERAL SERVICE. Directors. Telephone: 235-3602 BERMINGHAM Mr. Frederick Lingard George Bermingham, beloved husband of Mrs. Ruth Bermingham (Leah), of Calgary, passed away at the Foothills Hospital in Calgary on November 23, 1991 after a lengthy illness.

Besides his loving wife, Fred is survived by his family: daughters, Joan (Ray) Snyder and Joy (Howard) McKee of Drumheller; step-son, Kevin (Judy) Leah and step-daughter, Margaret (Alan) Baird of Calgary; and his grandchildren, Shana Joy (Carl) VanHorne of Terrace, B.C. Lome (Denise) Snyder, Jody (John) Andrews, Jeff Forester, Kevin Baird, and Mamie Leah, all of Calgary. He was predeceased by his first wife, Elvira Ruth on November 24, 1973. Fred was born February 19, 1911 in Taunton, Somerset, England and raised in Calgary. He served overseas in the Canadian Army for five and one half years as a Maior in the Anti-Tank Regiment, 23rd Field Battery, Royal Canadian Artillery, after which he returned to Calgary and worked in the General Insurance Business until his retirement.

Fred was a Life Member of the Blue Goose International and the Insurance Institute of Canada. Funeral Services will be held on Monday, November 25 at 2:00 p.m. in St. Andrew's Anglican Church, 1611 St. Andrew's Place N.W.

with the Rev. John Pilling officiating. If friends so desire, memorial tributes, in lieu of flowers, may be made directly to the Alberta Lung Association. Cremation and arrangements in care of HERITAGE FAMILY FUNERAL SERVICES. Telephone 299-0100.

BRITTON Earle Leonard Britton, dearly beloved husband of Nona Britton of Calgary passed away peacefully at the Tom Baker Cancer Centre on November 21, 1991. He is the loving father of three sons. Ken Britton and his wife Deirdre, Ron Britton and his wife Skye and Gerry Britton of Calgary; four grandchildren, Jane, Amy, Jamie and Jessica. He is also survived by a brother Reg Britton and his wife Kitty of Victoria, B.C- a sister Dorothy Cotton and her husband Harry of San Mateo, California; and a brother-in-law Stan Hodgson of Victoria, B.C Mr. Britton served in the Royal Canadian Air Force as a pilot in World War II.

He was employed for many years with Canadian Meter and also ICG. He will be sadly missed by his family and friends. "Perhaps the greatest ioy that crowns life is the peace that comes at its end." Private Family Services will be held at LEYDEN'S "Chapel of Remembrance" (17 Avenue and 2 Street S.W.) on Monday, November 25, 1991 at 1:00 p.m. Cremation will follow at Leyden's "Bow Valley In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Tom Baker Cancer Centre, 1331 29 Street N.W., Calgary, Alberta T2N 4J8. LEYDEN'S FUNERAL HOMES LTD.

"A Golden Rule Directors of Services. Telephone: 228-4422. CHIZIK Mrs. Martha Chizik passed away at the Bow Valley Centre of the Calgary General Hospital on November 23, 1991 at the age of 81 years, beloved mother of Walter (Rita) Cizik of Calgary, Edna (Dennis) Gilbert of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan; dear grandmother of Catherine J. Miller, James B.

Cizik, both of Calgary, Scott A. Gilbert of Saskatoon, Sask. and Chandra N. Gilbert of Calgary; great-grandmother of Jeremy Miller and Christopher Gilbert. Relatives and friends are kindly invited to LEYDEN'S "Chapel of Remembrance" (17 Avenue and 2 Street S.W.) on Monday, November 25, 1991 at 6:00 p.m.

Funeral Services will be held at Levden's "Chapel of Remembrance" on Tuesday, November 26, 1991 at 4:00 p.m. with Rev. Henry R. Lakusta of St. Vladimir's Ukrainian Orthodox Church officiating.

Graveside Services will be held at Pleasant Valley Cemetery, Vernon, B.C., on Thursday, November 28, 1991 at 1:00 p.m. If desired, donations may be made to the Palliative Care, Calgary General Hospital, 841 Centre Avenue East, Calgary, Alberta T2E 0A1. LEYDEN'S FUNERAL HOMES LTD. "A Golden Rule Telephone: 228-4422 and VERNON FUNERAL HOME, Vernon, British Columbia, Telephone: 1-604-542-0155, Directors of Services. DAVIES Joseph Charles (Joe), of Cremona, was born August 19, 1907 in Llangattock, South Wales.

He passed away November 20, 1991 at Red Deer Hospital. He was predeceased by his son Glyn in January 1989 and his wife Daisy in April 1989. He is survived by three brothers, Carad (Nellie) and Jack of Carstairs and Arthur (Diane) of Water Valley; and a sister-in-law Edith McLeod of Weston, Ontario; as well as several nieces and nephews. A Memorial Service will be held at Cremona Congregational Church, Cremona on Monday, November 25, 1991 at 2:00 p.m. with the Rev.

Frank Cummings officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorial tributes may be made to Tom Baker Cancer Centre, 1331 -29 Street N.W., Calgary, T2N 4N2. MOUNTAIN VIEW FUNERAL CHAPELS, Directors. Telephone: 1-556-3223. DONLEVY Mr.

Leo Benedict Donlevy, beloved husband of Mrs. Evelyn Donlevy (nee Miller) of Calgary, passed away at his residence on November 20, 1991 at the age of 74 years. Concelebrated Funeral Mass was celebrated at St. Mary's Cathedral (219 18 Avenue S.W.) on Saturday, November 23, 1991 at 10:30 a.m. with the Rev.

William F. Stephenson and the Rev. Paul Donlevy Celebrants. Interment followed at St. Mary's Cemetery.

Arrangements in care of MclNNIS HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOME, 5008 ELBOW DRIVE S.W. Telephone: 243-8200. GIECK Mrs. Rose Gieck (nee Ohlhauser) of Carbon, Alberta passed away on November 23, 1991 at the age of 76 years. She is survived by her loving husband Dave.

Funeral Services will be held on Monday, November 25, 1991 at 2:00 p.m. from the Carbon Baptist Church. Interment will follow at the Freudenthal WINTER'S FUNERAL HOMES of Drumhellr and Hanna are in care of arrangements. MOHR Wesley Romain, beloved husband of Kathleen Mohr, of Delacour, passed away at the Peter Lougheed Hospital on November 23, 1991, at the age of 77 years. He is also survived by a son, Delvin Mohr (Alma), Calgary; two daughters, Ramona Boettger (Harold), Calgary and Margaret Hunt, Delacour; eight grandchildren; five great grandchildren; a sister, Myrtle Winacott, Lashburn, a brother, Gordon Mohr, Lloydminster, a half-brother, Alex Hunter, Sonningdale, Sask.

and numerous nieces and nephews. He was predeceased bv a son, Wesley Howard Mohr, on November 15, 1984. Mr. Mohr was born at Aylesbury, Saskatchewan, and later lived at Calgary and Irricana before moving to Delacour In 1985. Funeral Services in the chapel of Pierson's Funeral Service, 4121 -17 Avenue S.E.

on Tuesday, November 26 at 2:00 p.m. with Reverend H.A.L. Sambell of Trinity United Church officiating. Interment will follow at Mountain View Memorial Gardens. PIERSON'S FUNERAL SERVICE, Directors.

Phone 235-3602. 051 Deaths ROSSI Mrs. Olive Rossi, beloved wife of Mr. Rudolph Rossi of Blairmore. passed away at the Foothills Hospital on November 21, 1991 at the age of 68 years.

Forwarding arrangements to Blairmore in care of MclNNIS HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOME. 5008 ELBOW DRIVE S.W. Telephone: 243-8200. WILLIAMS Wayne E. Williams, bom in Los Angeles, California on December 1 5, 1902, passed away peacefully on November 22, 1991 at the Glen more Park Auxiliary Hospital after a lengthy illness.

He leaves to mourn his passing, his loving wife Ruth (Krull) Williams; and one daughter Marcia and son-in-law John; and two grandsons, Corwin and Robin of Portland, Oregon. Also surviving are the large Krull family that made his life so full and rewarding. Wayne worked in the oil industry all of his working life in California, Texas and in Alberta. The family wishes to thank the staff at 7E and 7W and the physio department at the Holy Cross Hospital as well as the staff at 2 South at the Glenmore Park Auxiliary Hospital. A special thanks to Dr.

Potts. A Privte Family Memorial Service will be held in Edmonton on November 30, 1991. Flowers gratefully declined, if desired donations may be made to The Salvation Army, No. 200, 1509 Centre Street South, Calgary, Alberta T2G 2E6. Cremation and arrangements in care Of HERITAGE FAMILY FUNERAL SERVICES.

Telephone: 299-0111. ZAMOLSKY Mr. Nick Zamolsky passed away on November 22, 1991 at the Foothills Hospital at the age of 77 years. Nick is survived by his loving wife Maxine and his son Miles (Kathy) and a grandson Zachary. A Private Family Memorial Service will be held in Ontario.

Cremation. FOSTER'S GARDEN CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME and CREMATORIUM Directors. Telephone: 297-0888 053 Birthdays Coming of Age MR.RAAB Teacher Extraordinaire Forty and thinks he's still sporty. From his family and acquaintances. (He has no friends.) 060 Births A gift of Penaten baby products (value $30) is yours when you advertise your baby's birth announcement for one day (minimum 7 lines) in the Herald Classified call today 235-0511 IT'S A GIRL! BAKER Bob and Brenda and big brother Ryan are thrilled to announce the arrival of KELSEY ANNE on November 14, 1991 at the Royal Alexandra Hospital in Edmonton.

She weighed 8 lbs. and is 21" long. Proud grandparents are Jim and Yvonne Evans and Harry and Dorothy Baker, all of Calgary. HAWLEY Brian and Marysol are proud to announce the birth of their little girl MEGAN JEANNINE who was born at the Rockyview Hospital on November 1, 1991 at 3:47 p.m., weighing 6 lbs. 13 ozs.

Special thanks to Dr. Faith Nixdorf and the staff on the sixth floor. 065 In Memoriam FENTON In loving memory of Darrell, a dear son and brother taken so tragically November 24, 1988. "We think of him in silence. The hurting tears still flow.

Having to accept his loss. No one will ever know. There is a bridge of memories, That keeps him close to us. It's called a bridge of love, As time goes by without him, And days turn into years. They hold a million memories, And a thousand silent tears.

To us he was so special. What more is there to say. Except to wish with all our heart, That he was here today." Forever remembered and sadly missed by Mom, Dad and family. GILLIES Keith. In loving memory of a dear husband and father who suddenly passed away, November 24, 1990.

"Sad and sudden was the call So dearly loved by one and all. His memory is as sweet today As in the hour he passed away." Sadly missed and fondly remembered, Kirsten, Jesse and Kelly. JONES In loving memory of a dear husband, Daddy and Grandpa, who passed away on November 24, 1978. "We cannot ease the heartache. That is with us everyday We can only cherish the memories Of your caring, thoughful ways.

Your tender face and loving touch The voice you raised in song The way you laughed, your gentle smile Are right where they belong. There in our hearts and there they'll stay Through all eternity For you were ours and ours alone And we'll treasure that memory." Tenderly remembered and forever loved Nancy, girls and families. LaBUC Ethel. In loving memory of our dear Mother, who passed away 17 years ago yesterday. Loved and missed by daughters: Charlotte and Maureen.

STALKER In loving memory of Vera, who passed away November 24, 1988. "Peacefully sleeping, resting at last. The world's weary trouble and trials are past. In silence she suffered, in patience she bore. 'Til God called her home, to suffer no more." Pete and family.

064 Cards of Thanks HEART AND STROKE FOUNDATION OF ALBERTA CARD OF THANKS The Heart and Stroke Foundation would like to thank the relatives and friends of the following families, for their generous memorial donations for research and education programs in Alberta. The COUTTS Family The HALL Family The LOUCKS Family The MORGAN Family The McCORMICK Family The ONESKI Family The PECK Family The SAWCHUK Family THE MEMORIAL FUND 185 Park Road S.E. Calgary, Alberta T2G 3Y6 Teleohone 264-5549 1124-70103912-0641 051 Deaths HILLMAN Christian Marie, died suddenly on November 22, 1991 at the age of 22 years. Christian was born June 22, 1969 in Kamloops, B.C and was raised and completed high school in Picture Butte, Alberta. She was currently residing in Calgary while attending the University of Calgary.

Chris was a student of Political Science and African Stumps and would have completed her B.A. t'ris coming April. She will be dearly irijseu by her loving family, parents, Barry and Carol Hillman and brother Kevin of Picture Butte, Alberta. Also by her grandmother Ruth Hillman of Rimbey, Alberta and her close friend and love, Gino Marrelli pf Calgary. She will also be missed by he.

many aunts, uncles and relatives throughout British Columbia and Alberts. "To our darling Chris, words cannot express our sorrow on your tragic and sudden departure from our lives. A bitter feeling of emptiness is felt by all of us from your death. Despite leaving us at a very young and tender age, so much have you touched the lives of others. As daughter, sister and love, forever you shall be remembered for your love, wisdom and inspiration.

Eternally our memories of you shall fill our emptiness and reflect upon us throughout our futures." In lieu of flowers donations may be made toward a scholarship in Christian's name, in care of Gino Marrelli, 283-7333. HOLMES Arthur Roy, passed away peacefully on November 21, 1991 at the age of 83 years. Art will be greatly missed by his son Roy and daughter-in-law Kay; his daughter Margaret Snyder; grandchildren, Laurie (Gordon) O'Donnell, Darren Snyder (Calgary), Karen (Tim) O'Connor (Bristol, England); and great-grandchildren, Ryan and Jenna O'Donnell who will always cherish the memory of dear Art is also survived by three brothers, Cecil (Kaye) of Kelowna, Norman (Helen) of Calgary, and Stan (Marion) of Langley, B.C. Art was predeceased by his beloved wife Janet in 1988 and his brother Bert in 1979. Art was born in Pincher Creek, Alberta on January 24, 1908 and grew up in Calgary.

As a master mechanic, he owned and operated his own business for almost forty years. Also an accomplished amateur artist, his oil paintings grace the homes of many family members and friends. Art touched many lives throughout his lifetime and has left his loved ones with many treasured memories, waterskiing with his granddaughter in his mid-seventies, his devotion to his dog, Snooper, his delightful sense of humor and his exceptional generosity and love of family. We were truly blessed to have had him in our lives. A Memorial Service will be held on Monday, November 25, 1991 at FOSTER'S Garden Chapel, 3220 4 Street N.W.

(across from Queen's Park Cemetery) with Pastor Rick Scruggs of the Bow Valley Christian Church officiating. Cremation. In lieu of flowers, memorial tributes may be made to the S.P.C.A., (Humane Society), 1323 36 Avenue N.E., Calgary. FOSTER'S GARDEN CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME and CREMATORIUM, Directors. Telephone: 297-0888.

LEDUC (COLLINS) Brian Edward Leduc (Collins), beloved son of Rosaline and John Collins of Black Diamond, passed away suddenly on November 21, 1991 at the age of 20 years. Funeral Services will be held at the Chapel of MOUNTAIN VIEW CEMETERY and FUNERAL HOME (17 Avenue S.E. at Garden Road) on Monday, November 25, 1991 at 3:00 p.m. with the Rev. Dr Stephen Wilk of the United Church of Canada officiating.

Interment to follow at Mountain View Memorial Gardens. Arrangements in care of MOUNTAIN VEIW CEMETERY and FUNERAL HOME, 17 AVENUE S.E. at GARDEN ROAD. Telephone: 272-5555. SIMPSON Allison Marie Simpson of Calgary, passed away at her residence on Wednesday, November 20, 1991 at the age of 23 years.

Forwarding arrangements to Powell River, B.C. by MclNNIS HOLLOWA Y'S "Chapel of the Bells Funeral CORNER of CENTRE STREET and 27 AVENUE NORTH. Telephone: 276-2296. SMITH Mrs. Lola Marie Smith (nee Nail) beloved wife of Mr.

T.D.G. (Goldie) Smith of Bassano, Alberta passed away in the Foothills Hospital, Calgary on November 21, 1991 at the age of 61 years. Besides her loving husband, Mrs. Smith is survived by her two daughters, Valerie Andrews and her husband Rigby of Toronto, Ontario and Vivian Pollock and her husband Larry of Calgary, Alberta; one son Alan Smith of Brooks, Alberta; four grandchildren Julia and Austen Andrews and Stephanie and Ian Pollock; one sister Maxie Watson of Stralhmore, Alberta and one brother Don Nail of Vernon, B.C. Lola was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother and will be sorely missed by her family and friends.

She was predeceased by her father and mother, Floyd and Leah Nail and two of her brothers, Clifford and Harold Nail. Funeral Services will be held at Knox Presbyterian Church, Bassano on Monday, November 25 at 2:00 p.m. Rev. Hector Rose officiating. Interment to follow in the Bassano Cemetery.

If friends desire memorial tributes may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Alberta or the Bassano Cemetery Fund. Arrangements in care Of SMITH FUNERAL HOME LTD. Brooks. Telephone: 1-362-4636 SPINK Terence Andrew Spink passed away suddenly as the result of a traffic accident on November 21, 1991 at the age of 18 years. Terry is survived by his loving family, parents, Marsha and Paul and brother Patrick.

He will also be greatly missed by his girlfriend Bettina and numerous friends and relatives. Terry graduated from Western Canada High School in 1990 where he was a lifetime member of the Honour Society and an Alexander Rutherford Scholarship recipient each year. He was also a star athlete, receiving many awards in iunior and senior high school, including the MVP award in Football his final year. He was also a nominee for the Harry Hood award for the city's top scholarfootball player. Terry played five years of AA and AAA hockey with the SWAA Royals who awarded him two scholarships.

He was invited to play for both the Medicine Hat Tigers and Seattle Thunderbirds of the Western Hockey League, but chose Instead to remain near his family and friends. At the time of his passing, Terry was a second year, pre-management student at the University of Calgary. Funeral Services will be held at MclNNIS HOLLOWAY'S "Park Memorial Chapel" (5008 Elbow Drive S.W.) on Monday, November 25, 1991 at 2:00 p.m. with the Rev. Stanley L.

Errett of St. David's United Church officiating. Interment to follow at Union Cemetery. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Kent Hehr Trust Fund at any Bank of Montreal location. Arrangements In care of MclNNIS HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOME, 5008 ELBOW DRIVE S.W.

Telephone: 243-8200. 1 051 if. WORLD IN BRIEF Atlantis launching likely tonight Associated Press, CAPE CANAVERAL, FLORIDA The U.S. space agency advanced toward a Sunday night launch of Atlantis as the Pentagon expressed renewed confidence in the rocket steering system of the military spy satellite aboard the shuttle. The Defence Department's qualms about sending up the satellite diminished Saturday after data analyses ruled out the likelihood of widespread equipment problems.

Marcos prepared to live in slum Associated Press, MANILA Imelda Marcos has rejected compromise with President Cora-zon Aquino's government and said she is willing to live in a slum if the Philippines government tries to cut off her sources of funds. Marcos, who returned from almost six years exile in the United States on Nov. 4, said she would not seek a compromise despite numerous civil and criminal cases filed against her, accusing her and her family of stealing millions from the treasury when her husband, Ferdinand, was president. German bunker hid war treasure Reuter, MOSCOW The Amber Chamber, a unique czarist treasure seized by Nazi invaders and lost since 1945, is hidden underground at a German bunker complex built for Adolf Hitler, a Soviet newspaper said. Rabochaya Tribuna said the treasure was buried at the complex, below what later became a Soviet military base, at Ohrdruf in the eastern German state of Thuringia.

Soviet troops stationed at the base, in what was East Germany until last year, never investigated the 45-metre-deep galleries of "Hitler's buried capital and buried storehouse," it said. New government in Cambodia Canadian Press, PHNOM PENH A new coalition government will be formed in Cambodia with a guerrilla group joining the Vietnamese-installed Phnom Penh administration it once fought, Prince Norodom Sihanouk says. Guerrillas loyal to Prince Norodom Ranariddh, Sihanouk's son, will join the government of Prime Minister Hun Sen in a major reshuffle, Sihanouk said Saturday. Some western diplomats expressed concern the development could jeopardize the fragile peace agreement signed Oct. 23.

Somalian clash worst in months Associated Press, NAIROBI Factions of Somalia's governing party exchanged artillery and rocket barrages Saturday in the capital, fighting one of the fiercest battles of a three-month power struggle. Clashes between rival groups of the United Somali Congress party broke out in September. At least 500 people have been killed since, and hundreds of people have been killed or injured during the last week in Mogadishu. The party's chairman, Gen. Mohamed Farrah Aidid, has sought to oust President Ali Mahdi Mohamed, who took office in January following an uprising that ended President Mohammed Siad Barre's 21 years in power.

on clubs, users and dealers. Village Voice columnist Michael Musto, who covers club life, said ketamine "apparently robs you of any sense of time or space and sends you floating, so you don't know who you are or where you are or why you exist." The appeal of ketamine lies partly in its cost at $20 a hit, or "bump," it's as cheap as drugs generally come in the clubs. Ketamine's effects are mild compared with the popular amphetamine derivative "ecstasy," which researchers have tied to brain damage, or the drug PCP. This makes ketamine suitable for career-minded sorts and students who have to function after a night of partying, said drug experts. Soviet chief says 'we can't turn back' Associated Press, WASHINGTON Communism destroyed incentives to work and left the Soviet Union with a worker class that didn't care, Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev said in an interview with U.S.

News and World Report. Gorbachev said that by the early 1980s "the command system of economic management had shown that it had totally exhausted its potential, and the people did not gain the appropriate benefits from the enormous resources that were expended," U.S. News reported in its Dec. 2 edition. "The total grip of state property destroyed the natural motivation, the natural incentives, to work," Gorbachev said.

"It also generated the mentality of equalization, lack of initiative, and it gave birth to a certain kind of worker who is not interested in much of anything." The Soviet leader said the Cold War arms race "resulted in an enormous distortion of our economy," a reference to emphasis on military production rather than meeting consumer demands. He said his goal now was to "go forward above all by reforming property ownership, by creating a mixed economy with various forms of property and by making room for competition." "There is nc way we can turn back," he said. Gorbachev also stated that a potential problem involving Moscow losing control of its nuclear arsenal to breakaway republics "does not exist." "Let me assure you that so far as the problem of control of nuclear weapons is concerned, there is no danger at all that there has been any weakening of that control." 065 In Memoriam WEITZ In loving memory of Lydia, who passed away November 24, 1989. "Peacefully sleeping, resting at last, The world's weary troubles and trials are past; In silence she suffered, In patience she bore, 'Til God called her home To suffer no Love Albert. WOODSIDE In loving memory of Bill, who passed away November 24, 1987.

Loved and remembered every day. Jessie and family 067 Coming Events Cft INVITES All square dancers to evening of mainstream dancing with Murray Few. Saturday Nov. 30, 8 pm. Prerounds 7:30 pm.

Shaughnessy School, 2334 53 Ave SW. Please Wear Clean Soft-Soled shoes. RICHMONOKNOB HILL CRAFT SALE 2433 26 Ave. S.W. Nov.

24, 10 a.m. -3 p.m. SUNDAY SINGLES Dance, Nov. 24, 7:30, Ramada Hotel, 708 Ave. S.W.

Dress 251 -7525. i 065 in Memoriam WEITZ In loving memory of our mother Lydia, who passed away November 24, 1989. "No one knows how much we miss you No one knows the bitter pain We have suffered since we've lost you, Life has never been the same. In our hearts your memory lingers. Sweetly tender, fond and true There is not a day dear Mother, That we do not think of vou." Love Rick, Colleen, Candace, Michelle and Angela.

WEITZ In loving memory of Lydia, who passed away November 24, 1989. "When we are sad and lonely, And everything goes wrong, We seem to hear vou whisper, 'Cheer up and carry Each time we see your photo, You seem to smile and say 'Don't cry, I'm only sleeping. We'll meet again Sadly missed by Phyllis, Tony and families. 065 In Memoriam PEDERSEN Walter, November 24, 1982. "In our hearts forever." Love Elly, Eva, Jan, Alice, and Danny.

TRUMAN Bob, who passed away one year ago today, November 24. In loving memory of our dear husband Bob, Dad and Grandpa. "We always saw a cheery smile, A happy heart longing for life. You will always be very much a part of our lives, Even though vou are obscure. We sense your warmth and vibrant life within us.

You suffer no more as you walk with God on golden roads, And we give thanks to Him for sharing you with us. Your guiding hand we all do miss. But your everlasting love still engulfs us. We will always have vou in our hearts." Ever remembered, ever loved bv your wife Norma, daughters Heather and Marilyn and son-in-law Ron and grandchildren Pam, Bobby, Mark, Colin, Chrissie and Ian. Forever and always, we love you..

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