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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 17, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta 26 THE lETHDRIDGE HERALD Frbiunrv 17, 1972 Governor life imprisonment afli'r he1 was convk'led in Al- berta .supreme court on a charye (if non-capital murder. Chief Justice J. V. 11. Mil- circumstantial n n d direct evidence produced by I lie crown left no reasonable doubt of Botlcn's guill, and he passed the mandatory life sen- tence. lioden, 2-1, believed lo be fvimi Kaslern Canada, was charged with the dcatb of Eliz- abeth Ann Porleou.s. M, in ber downlown ;.partiuent last May. The Calgary high school Icacher and former resident of Duudas, Onl., was found stran- gled in ber southwest apart- ment, testimony revealed In testimony Tuesday, ortho- dontist Dr. Gordon C. Swann laid court liis analysis "led me lo Ibe [xisitive conclusion lhat the bile marks produced on the body of Ihe viclum were inflicted by the leclb of the accused." The evidence is believed to he the firs! of its kind admitted to n Canadian courL (or !hc purjxise of idrnlifying an ac- cused person Dr. Swann told court his con- clusion was confirmed by a I British doctor who has been consulled in many cases He delivered bis opinion afler Riving testimony about photo- graphic comparisons be made of the mark's on the bndy, and models of Bnden's tectli. Using what he called the "direct geometric projection" method o[ comparison, the. an- alysis "indicate! clearly" a total of jwinl.s of similarily between the models and two of Ihc marked areas, Dr. Swan said. Thirteen similar poinLs were identified on the right breast and 1C on the left side of Hie neck, he said, adding the min; mum number of condordanl poinLs required for identifica- tion is 13. The orthodontist said liis con- elusion also looit into account u n i cj n e characteristics of Boden's teeth and bite, which he pointed oirt on the models. Chief Jiisl ice J. V. H. Milvain admitted Dr. Swann's testi- mony over the opposition of dp- fence counsel Mary HeLcring- ton who said he was "uncon- sciously biased" in his analy- sis anil docs not qualify ns an expert. She said sire was able to find only one a British evidence of teeth marks for purposes or Identi- fication was admitted. Following adjournment, she. said she knows of no published cases iji Canada admitting such evidence, although it could have been used in an un- published trial. Defence counsel said in the British case a dentist had taken teeth impressions of 29 persons, narrowing the sus- pects to one. In this case, how- over, only one man was brought by police to the ortho- dontist who knew Bodcn was a suspect. lax-free job CAXBKRHA Ainsloy lional, one of (he world's Gotlo. private In John gesi employment agencies. Gorlon. former prime minister' She has been Gorton's secrc- of Au5-t.rnlia. tonight she is tary since January, 1968, when resigning Lo lake ;i >22.CtKl iax- lie became prime minister and fire job.' remained with liim afler he was Her ji-'o (iorlnn paid ousted last year. SP.CQO. She u'c.s at the centre of a po- Miss tlollo, ii, will become lilical dispute when some mem- csccuiivc assip'anl lo William Ijers of Gorton's Liberal parly Pollock, a C.-irr.d'.'in whn charged that she had undue in- presidcnt of Hrak? Inlerna- I flue nee over him. Moon rendezvous this weekend j viet astronomers at the She- mnkha in the Cau- 1 causus. Tass reported tonight. 'Hie official news agency said only that Ihe tpaceship passed ihn mark Tuesday. The ir.Hinl announcement, on 1 the flight said that its mission was "furlhor exploration of the moon and near-moon space." MOSCOW 'AIM Tne Soviet Union's latest space probe, Luna XX. noared the halfway mark today '01 a rendezvous wilh the mu'.rn expedcd tliis weekend. The n m n n n e d cratt, launched Monday, was sicliled Tuesday in Ihc light of the Pisces ccntlcllaLion by So- Ship armored ears to Ireland STOCKHOLM iRculer) teen Swedish armored cars, stripped of their guiis, iiave been sold lo Ihe Irish Republic! and will be shipped to Dublin Thursday. Stockholm news- papers report eel today. j The dealer i.s a privaic arms' merchant in soulli Sweden who bought at a Swedish fence auction five months ago] Claims Jackie NEW YORK CAP) A law- yer for a free-lance photogra- pher said Wednesday Jacque- line Onassis "grossly exagger- ated1' when she she was ar.d her children imperilled by his picture-taking client. Iii an opening slalc-ment of a suit against Ihe widow cf Presi- dent John F. Kennedv and a for about SI the reports said. The cars were built in for export to the Belgian Congo but the sale was halted by the Con- golese crisis. Since then they have been in storage. Swedish Trade Minister K j c 11-0 1 o f Fcldt confirmed today that the government had granted a licence for the sale. 1 counterclaim by Mrs. Onassis, the for photographer i Ronald Galella said he never caused harm or injury to Mrs. Onassis or her children. I Mrs. Onnsns' charm, beauty, life style and .social position i have, made her .co famous that she "really represents the j American paid Alfred i Julien. Galella's lawyer. .Dutch to free war criminals THE HAGUE Router l Tlie Dutch government will release the last three Nazi wsr crimi- nals scninp life sentences in Holland, it was disclosed Uiday. All vere .sonlenccd to death but their sentences were later commuted to life impriscn- ment. Fischer was f-cmlcnccd lo death in J95U fur his part in tJic deportation of about 13.000 Dutch Jews who died in Ger- man concentralion camp gas chambers. 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