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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 14, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LETH331CGE HERAID T'-yiday. M, 1572 THE TRAGUS MARKER The t'cgjs is Gree'-r, rreaning the hcV t'nct cap, Officer T. F. Brush tachad to en e'rilic herd, is !-red en s-rtf "Trcigus ;r flying colors. e up a rove! hcir-lencfn guide n, ccrsistlng of a pai; of earplugs ct- Airline plan criticized by Notley i EDMONTON' (CP) The Al- berta Conservative Party's pro- posal to assume control over inter-provincial airlines reveals ignorance of constituional deci- sion., or a cynical attempt to take advantage of a v.eakened federal government, says Grant Notley. Alberta .VDP leader. Control of all aspects of aero- i nau'.ics in Canada falls fedora! jurisdiction, he said in a i prepared statement. i In light of this, the threat of I Fred Peacock, minister of in- dustry. to take legal action if i negotiations fail, "Is laugh- able.1' Mr. NoUey said any such ac- tion would be thrown out by the lowest court since the federal government's control has been upheld m several legal deci- "The emphasis on provincial control of airlines is a smoke- screen to sidestep some of the very real transportation issues which c em and he said. By err.phas: eiiici- seemed to be falling into a trap by the railways who want to abandon some EJJO miles o: track in Western Canala. SIMPSONS oears YOUR OLD SKATES, REGARDLESS OF THEIR CONDITION, ARE WORTH TOWARD THE PURCHASE OF ANY PAIR OF SKATES VALUED AT 59.98 AND UP TRADE-IN ENDS SAT., 9 P.M. Hockey Gloves Reg. 55.9 Adjusfoble Helmet Reg. S3.93 Elbow Protection 1 .99 Shin Pads 3QQ ...._.-.. 2.49 S'.tby Orr SUn ?celi fil. Ifi'l 5.99 Hockey Goal f ii. 9.99 SPORTS CENTRE Hockey Boll Super 8lads i.99 Federal cabinet faces decisions on two murderers in death row By VICTOR MACKIE Herald Ottawa Bureau I OTTAWA Tne federal cabi- i net will be faced with decision.1? j en whether to commute or not: to commute the death sentences of two convicted murders early in the New Year, government I sources said Thursday, j One of the men killed a prison fmard. the other murdered s. Uceman. The odds certainly favour, that both sentences will be com- i muted to life, Tte last time; there was a banging in Canada for murder was in 1E62. 1 Parliament in-reduced in 1WT7f a five-year partial han on cspi- Ul punishment which expires Dec. 23. The plan originally had been to have a fuU debate on capital punishment before the end of the old parliament and legislation passed either ahol-; ishing capital punishment or the law to operate Trhich for the death to be imposed on cor.ncted of i brutal and mur-: INTERVENE One of the con'.icted rrjjrder- i ers in the death rcw was, charged with killing a prison i guard. Tne second was con- j .-Icted on a charge of murder-1 .n g a poHce in British Colum-1 accordjj's to officials in the ice Parlrsirent provided that even under the emporarj' ban. these two men i cculd go to th-e the cabiiiet can Justice Minister Otto Lang hopes the': bring 'orward in tho tension w-xt presumably would for the abolition of csoitsl Dunbhmer.t arxl it is that the Dors of might be permitted a "free vote" on the is they bo bound by party policy. Trxre are others 'sitbirj 7.-ho fee! with the mJ nori y gT.'em mefjt facing a "dicey siiuatiorj1' in t be bouse %'hen it mi ehi o down to defest. the death pen- alty Usue should be shelved un- til the situation in parliament Ls Mr. Lans however feels the issue should be cleared up soon as possible. OPFN10N SUTNOS Th-ere has a steady growth of feeling in Can- ada during the five-year test pe- v-1th public opinion ap- peering to have skiing Urii-ards restoration of the death penalty, Recent unofficial of pub- lic opind-vn taken by VVeexer.d Magazine, a s'rong E'.ring in favor of the death penalty being restored in Canada. The Weekerd poll of readers in urban ar.d rural areas across Canada v.tfl want the des'h hrcugr.1 hsck. Some o'.rjers trjnk capi- tal punishment shouM he offl- ciaily aboUshed Li Canada. The Ottawa Journal and Win- nipeg Free Press of their readers. Tne re- Eults shorted an vote in favor of restoration o! the death penaltj-. A justice department man agreed Tnijrsday there ap- peared to have been a b.'h" over the federal's faiifire to death pen- ally to be carried it was imposed for murders of po- licemen or prison guards. It the Liberal govern- ment under L. B. Pearson as prime minister, that proposed the five-year tan on capital punishment as a to dtter- i mine whether crimes of ri.v.- or fail. At that time however the Liberals agrted to retain capital punish- i ment for those who ;jurdered I prison guards or polic-emen. cabins, also reuiied prerogati'.e conrTjijte a death sentence to life. In the five year j period the cabinet has exerciied j that prepoga-.i-, t- liften no hangings under the Pearson and Trudeau Liberal regimes. Trie five year temporary ban lapses or; Ix.-c, 29. After that dale the re- verts to the 11! statute. Tnat lesis'a'.ion up two i categories' of and nori-eapiUl. Persons con- victed of capital murder after Dec. 29 car, be to death by the cc-urU ar.d 'he tence v.iij be carried out 'inlets Open Daily 9 o.rn, fo 9 p.m. Teacher expulsion action aivaited LONDON fCP Govern- officials are anxiously i an sitftowicement, ez- pected Monday, by U gar.d a President Mi Arnin on the fu- ture of the British community m the AfricaQ country. A govemrnen' EpOiesman there is concern about what Ami-nJi next moves v-iil be in relation to the or so Britons stll U'.ing in Uganda. But he indicated some con- fidence that the flamboyant %-iIl slop short of ex- the o-Jtright. Eri In anr.ounctd v. SO that it has cancelled a S24-rrul- lion to Uganda and will terniinate a erarjt to subsidize teacr.en1 salaries: wher. present contract's i expire during the r.ezt two tea tiring subsidies had been used to augment incoTnes British teachers ur.der tract to the poverTi- mect. DFM FI.TLKE Sustained verbal attacks by Arnin have convinced many Britons in Uganda that they have no future th-ire. Only last week. Amlji ?.aid 4' E ri tish irr.periaiisti'T v. ere milking the economy and roust. be driven out. Ke promised to anno-juice drastic action Mon- day. Amln seems to have realized, EritUh sources say, that be ha-; the huild-up to MorxJays declaration 13 trvir.g to sorr.e- what Sonrcfes here ezpect many of the sr.d or so university to at CnrUtmas. Interviews with British per- sonnel in indicate the vast majority plan to leave re- gardlesi of vrhat Ajnln's dictates. the CiblnfA and rnuUrs the dtaUi sentence to life. There has been mounting crit- icLsrn the country e gainst the Pearson and Tni'Jeau gwernmente for ignor- ing the 'Aill cf parliament and commuting oil death sentences, even cf those convicted of mur- prison guards arxi poiJce- men. EMOTIONAL DKBATT In the house passed the fi ve ye3 r ban on capital by a vote of to 70. It an emotional The ilPs v.-ere Uiwed to to con- science and not necessariJy aJorig policy lines. No ore kr.av.-j the p arli sm er, t divide on such en irisue. strong abVJ t iosists. EU oh as Stan ley Kjiov-Iesr XDP hoise leader, from V.'imipeg, recognize there appears to be a powerful reac- tion asainEt total abolition sv.eep'.r? across the With the in Canada sv-'lns-ns; in favor of rtstoratiwi wf the death penalty the aboli- in the house look with favor on a postponement of the being raised and put to a vot in the Commons. ?.'eantime the Triideaij is bound to come under strong criticiErn if it coctinues to commute all death senterices, e-year test period having er.dc-d. student newspaper plans for a which lie in the city besn rjbrrJ'ted to the Eomoo- ton L-j'.er-school courxri! majie no de- cision on the submiSoiTO but Terjtaii v ely called E uErush, and irJormitiOD coni- Suian Kr.'s of Eisiglen Cotn- p'Aite chairman cor-', siid the hope to pjhlish Euliriish sn ir-itial cir- it IO.OO. TKc LetKbtridge Herald think PART IV PICTURE QUIZ 5 POINTS U-.? of a r.s'.lor., I YOUR NEWS QUIZ PART I NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL Give yoniself 10 poicta for tach correct answer. 1 The effect of British Common Marie t men-be r- thip on Ctnada'B export trade- was dlEejssed Prime Mlc.1 filer Tnideau met ?.-i'Ji Minister Edward Heath Ln Lcr.don December 2-3. BritaJa is Ecbeaiiled, to Join lie Mirfcet fc-Jairuary 1, 1S73 b-Jiily I, 1973 aiuiry 1, IS 74 2 The (CHOOSE OK 2: Hamilton Tlgtr-Cale, EsElLatcheTi-aii HougiirlderE} WCE tha TootfatU L-earjeJe Grey CUD final. 3 Guy Co'J Chairman ol i Program, that the uretn- ployees anrf emplcyera be (CHOOSE Increased, next year. Ireland's Pa-rllameTit appr-yved legislation timed tt MEjclng It easier to ciETlct members of the wtla'A-ed ERA, Trje or False? General Oswaldo Lopez Arellano U the of after leading a blood- less military orerthrov of aa elected ctTUlaa leader. PART II WORDS IN THE NEWS Take 4 for each word that yog can match with its correct meaning. 2.....hec torn e U r e- 3 0 n-j etJj r HOW DO YOU RATE? 11 r-, 'A tr, Y, rs 71 n V, 5-vr'i _ FAMILY DISCUSSION QUESTION FootttJl be to teams teeed In the United States? PART NAMES IN THE NEWS Take 5 for namea thai you rsrs match ihecluea. a- A.- 2.....Warren KeaJUi c-r.amed Minister of fc_ 3.....Marc dustry. Br.-i e-r.arrjed S f-'S-I 6.....Din MacDonaJd 12-1172 STUDENTS ANSWERS ON REVERSE ;