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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 17, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta Wednesday, January 17, 1973 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD PROPOSES GAS RATIONING William D. Rucksl- shaus, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency admin- istrator, tells newsmen in Los Angeles his agency is pro- posing aas rciioning for ncsl cf southern Caiifcrnia as an treasure. He scid the Oecn Act of 1970 re- quires h'5 cce-j-1 to propose n Th; proposal cculd cpply cniy after c se-ies cf hearings. Murders increased in last 5 years OTTAWA (CP1 Statistics showing that n-urders increased during the now-expired partial ban on c: jliil were released Monday, just days be- fore another capital-punishment debate in Parliament. MFs this month will start to deterrair-e whether ihe figures are significant u'nen they de- cide whether to Gpprcve a gov- ernment proposal for snc'.her five-year extension of the ban. A ior t.-v so- Hci'.or-iererai's department and released before Christinas said r.f.. b terrr? of whether there should be a re- turn to general hanging. Tae Cor.imo--.? approved Dec. Ic. 1W7. a live-year test ban on hanging of all ziurcerers except those of police officers and prison guards. Prime Minister Trjaeau it Monday that the considers its pro- posal for cf the same ban for >oar; a matter o; Flat-footed vet's widow asks pension OTTAWA (CP) Tne case o.r the o: the fiat-footed Firti Wor'.d War veteran was tr.ed yesterday as an example there is a large backlog of BOTlicslions for veterans pen- tioas. A. 0. Solomsn. rrefidfit of petisicn commis- said 'he comtnissirn ha? about applications on hand, some of them at least a old. He said the reason for the baok'.og i> the s-jrge of ;ha; hi: ihe sum sinc-e Pariiir.ur.: extended tho ai-eas for veterans' pensions in TO.ere once the ooraml-sion dealt v.ith about e.C'X'i appli- cations a year, in 1572 it han- dled sbPuMCW. Th'js it will taie more then a year to c'ear up the entire backlog, despite the fact tot the commission has been en- larged (o handle the increased vork load. Mr. Soloman said each appli- cation takes considerable time to deal with, and bo cited Ihe rcver.t case of the f'.at-footed o'.oran. D1KD IN 1SJI widow o! ii-c uroie to fay her husband died in wonderod if he would have been entitled to a pension and if she was entitled to a widow's pension? It lock several of invoc- tisr.'i'.ion to tV.o h.ui fin: ft.v: ar.l i-avi- to n small pension, lint the not. Yims'.er lold Ibcrrl I .-.ikrn to Canada fig- ures Monday shoeing thai an average of persons, cl-idu-i pjiire officers and prison guards. nBre murdered in each of the years be- fore thj pariial ban came intti effect. The annual average went up to 376 between and 1971, Lhe last full year for which sta- tistics are available. The figure for 3P71 was 422 "non-police" murrie's. Tne yecriy average o; police officers murdered was 3.6 from 19SI until the ban. It was four a year following it. A report by Montreal crimino- logist Dr. Ezrat Abcel. cc-ramis- sicned for the solicitor-General, said the increase in homicide cannot be attributed to the ban. in deciding on the question of reintrcducrion or abolition of capita! punishment, carjiot be justi- fitd en ihe argument that i; is a effecbi'e deterrent to po- tcDtial killers than the altema- tj-.e c; protec.ed imprison- ment.'' the report said. In firing reasons for this con- clusion the report said, among other things, that tire rise in homicides in recent years has been lower than the. rise in other violent crimes: there is. no significant increase in police i and prison-guard murders de- j spite the fact that the govern- ment has been commuting all death sentences; the increases is not general in all provinces. Progressive Cor.serva-.ive El- don TVoolhains of Cj.lsr.ry North asked the prims minister Mon- day the government wou'd rpH.r-vc wnie'pf the Dri- ori'y 'o a sc (fiat SfPs cwjci dcs! with rressir.g eco- nomic problems first. Mr. Truceau said that while the two questions are extremely important 'T do no; think ilia; the of punishment is no; proved a before ihe ir.-.Kisitirn rf the There been four for the murder of police officei-s or prison since and the hs; ovrrLTiated Lhera The protested in the recent election campaign that by doir.g that the govern-! ment fiouied the of Parlia. ment. Tvvo ciiier convictions for murder o: r-olioc ofiiccrs. one in British Cohjmbi.i tne in Queixo. nou are in the process of appeal. Scales fence K. West Germany iKcutcri A 19-year old non- comniissioncd officer of the1 Knst Gorir.nn .T.T.IV scaled a IvnYr fence here p.nd os- 1 to the West Gtfr- olficials snid lion- 1 'I'lio officfT, wlio reached Vest German territory Siindny. dissntiifitxl with poliLuii in ll-iM tir; in.TiM t n Large Size Sale LESTERINE 24-oz. (A) Anlisepiit mouinwash and gargle fcr sore throats due to colds. each VASELINE INTENSIVE CARE 14-oz. (Bl. lo'icn to cry skin. Soothes. resicrEs soflnejs fail. each MODESS FEMININE NAPKINS Regular cr S-jper. Fackcgs of s. Yeur Choice WOOLCO (tm) SHAMPOO, RINSE or OIL Convenient jug cf s'ncrn- pos, Crem; Rinse cr Bath Oil. Yeur Choice ANTISEPTIC Mouthwas' and Gargle Kills Germs By Millions On Contact FOR BAD BREATH. FOR SORE THROATS DUE TO COLDS Vaseline (ARE L fJP i he'd occurs. tACH I HAIRSPRAY 15'.: Your Choict ARRID DEODORANT 9-oi. Your Choice NOXZEMA SKIN CREAM ;Or _ 4 1 ft stln- ef 4-CI- t 1.19 T. 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