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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 30, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta The Lethbridge Herald VOL. LXVI Xo. 42 LETHBRIIJGE. ALBERTA, TUESDAY, JANUARY 30, 1973 PRICE: TEX CENTS TWO SECTIONS 20 PAGES Close vote seen on bill to extend death penalty ban OTTAWA The Mcn-chargcd Commons debaic on capital pi'.nishir.erii cut across political Hres Monday a- uvo supported Lhp government bill [o extend the partial ban on the death penally and t'.vo Liberals op- Only the Ne'.v Democrat and Social Credit parties mnntair.ed a united front on the issue. Xeu1 Democrat for the bill and So- cisl Crc-di; agiJnsi. Observers predicted a vote, with perhaps one quarter of Conervs'.ive MPs vj'ing for the bill and a third of Liberals votin" against. That could kill ihe bill and bring back the death penalty for all forms of deliberate murder. The bill would extend for five years the recerjv-e-xpircd ban on hanging of all but murderers of policemen and prison guards. A vote u-as e.vpecied scon, possibly today on v.-heLher to 2ive the bill second reading and to ser.d ii to the House justice committee for detailed study. Both Liberal and Conservative House leaders are permitting their members a free vote with- out pariy direction. DEBATE SPLIT The IS speaker? during de- bate Friday and Monday were divided 10 in favor and nine against. Peter Reilly West' took a pessimistic ap- proach as he appealed Monday for support of the bill. "I am resigned, as I matters now, to being on the losing side of this debate. I am airaid thai too many mem- bers of this House will not vote according to their consciences, but that they mil vote accord- ing to the way they believe the electorate them to vote.'1 Mr. Reilly, the first Con- rervaiive to speak in favor of the bill, said society that puts people to death is a sick society.1' Ross Whicber be- came the first Liberal to speak agaijist the bill HS he likeaed some murderers to rabid ani- mals. "A dog is supposed to be man's best friend, and yet there are some dogs that become mad and must be destroyed. Unfortunately we have some men who become mad also, and they too must be destroyed for the sake of society.'1 FAVORS GAS He recommended that deaih be inflicted haps E d anquilizing arid a shot of called for a return to the death for all cases of premeditated ntur- der. But James Fleming West) recalled that as a re- porter in IK1 he v.rcr.e stones on -Jie list hanging in held at Toronto's Don Jail. The event had made the sheriff o[ York County an abojjtiomst. Eldon Wooliiarns gary North) said the bil] should not have been brought forward in the first place. The House should be dealing "serious problems of unemployment End inflation and the s'jifering and frustration of our senior citi- Confusion stalls peace operations Canada prepares evacuation plan Jordan back in Arab camp B> HEXRY TANNER New York Times Sen ice CAIRO Ten cays before a scheduled meeting with PrreidKi: Nixon in Wa'hinf.on. King r; Jorc'an Ui hsi. e taken a long step tov.'ard ending iso'auon b the .Arab world ard making Jordan once more a pin of the military front sur- rcHindirt: Eig'-'eer. ar.d deience rrjrdsur? 117.5 here s-ttce have screed. 7rith Jordsri's conjent. to "i-esnh.r.e" the Jordanian front and to put :t under command of Gen. Ahmed Is- mail, the Eo-ptian military commander in chief and var minister. Jordanian acceptance of these measures was ex- pressed to the conference by Abu Has- seir: s foreign according to Arab official. has no: a part of ihe .Arab military front U-ae' since September. when the Inrr. the Palesitnian aicnilin? in Jordan ir, snd. in so doing, incurred lite wrath of most .cacicns. r tn.-it r.-f? m? to be if there was to be a Jccdan-Egvr.; Eryp: broke off diplomaiic reiattors Amrtsn ..-ft sprir.s af'.cr Hussein announced his plan ic 'r? kingdom into a federated stale con- E'.vr_r.r. e: 2 s-rrr.l-.v.r.oneiriO'Lis bank lan v. f.tn. V; M. Forreftal East Ke ako asked 2-Vut tho propriety of Canada stationing a slilp that "is e in tre sen.-e that in Vietnan-cse waters. people that plars would be ready to move them our should that become necessary. "I stress that the Terra Nova is not par: of our contribution to the ceasefire supervisory com- mission. It has sailed tor tne Pacific on a mis- sion.'7 he said. It carried sufficient supplies to keep it at se2 for M SAIGON fCP) The supervisory peace force, along m-Ji its Po'dsh. Hungarian and Lidonesian partners, was stiil in Saigon today amid a COD- fusEd situation and is likely to be n-are another day or two de- spite repeated ceasefl-e viola- tions ac-uss South Vietaiin. JAMES RICHARDSON Word of advice for Canadians By JOHN BURNS FP Pnblicalions PEKING Exiled Cann- bixiiaii Jesder Prmce Norodom Sihanouk he? E word of advice for Csnadiari? serins on the Ceasefire Conirol Commission in doa'i across the border into the C-ominunist- controHed areas 01 Cambodia. "We shall fire on them if they so much as put E fooi inside counr.ri'.'' Lht? priucc ssid at the weekend. "We shall consider them 35 invaders.' The ihreai more iheatnca! Laos draft peace agreement than reel, as the prmce knows the Canadians have no auihor- ity to enter Cambodia came in a tnree-hotir interview- in his piush caarters in the former French embassv corapomd ia Pckinf. As Chtnese shut- tled back and forth vfth of Cinzano and skewers of shtshiebab. the deposed Cam- bcdiar; leader gave a garrulous. co-orm! a_nd a times anusinf on the VieaiEn ceasefire ss-eenifnt ?.nd im- pjr-itic-is for Cambidts. BLUNDER Lao s c-i ihe signing of :he accord. The- govfiTrnKv; clude richer, Fa-he: Lao Tre drsf: p.lso for ir.o1 ci the royal v.-estem cc'jntrie? stnce he erthre.vo a c-rvp i Fenh: neariy three liovevcr. if ser.-.e diplo lo hrm; pibee an.i ute r: One of th; thbgs the Car.a- cians rvcre dobg Iteep pted Preparing a contin- gency plan for erae-genc-y evac- uaiiorj in the even; "all hell breaks loose." The ho'.dup of the Inter- r.auonal force in Saigon is lack c: a go-ahead the joint military commission made up o- tie four signers of tie peace the Vmteo Sia'.es. Norm Viemarn ard tiie Me: Cong. A sit-in of ine North and Cong delegarions at the airport in a dispute about customs re- qn'renients also contributed to the delay. The appaready vas settled aner intervention hy the .American ambassador, erj there has some con- tact -tiih the international su- pe-.nsor; force since then. ''VNe're ready go. and have beeti almost smce we arrived.'7 szid Col. Dan Loomis of 01- lav.-a. chief of Tne C-aaadians have aLso been in SaiEon. and ac- cording to sevecai they hsre t'irerj recsived by ihe Viet- namese. AC-NEW AHRIVE5 Vice-president Spirp T Ag- arrived in Saigon for his firs: stop on a seven-nauor, tour ed the N'lion administration's for Preiident Nguven Vac Tnisj'i regirae as Jie orJy legitimate government of South He said the V.5. govern- ment not the right of North Vietnamese tr.-.ps ;o rcnii-i Ln Sojth Viet- nam. Lhe Viet- rrrrtcs? rtmniand in a ccmn-u- nicue claimed that Communist ierew Kasenre "11 t.mes ihe _4 hojrs end- ing a: 6 a.m. "Thus, since S a.m. Jan. TS. the ceasef.re went ir.to ef- feet. Commtmfst units foisted the agreement times." ihe saio. Inside Notlev demands cabinet ministers resign Ahou: poop'r. have Ivon D e m o c r a Me leader Grant Net ley ihree men wlio seoused Slave Lake too; the horn in Northern Alboirri." Mr. croups lo ou; of ro> slues Ihs go 10 public for the resignation? of two provincial cabir.e; of land cea'ancs. Mr. Ad.iir MIC: he The RCMP investicaiion inrre.isc. he cl-c.rred the oil ihan u: 6.000 for prliee h e inform. -Hie-: frer.i cle.'.r case of of Red Deer, ;he 57.1 -v.r.io- in rov publisher I'-ui mi civ. be ho co> er1-ineiu policies, ihc NDP to V-rief 'coMiJcT lo he Notiey an he re-rr.-.er'.y price of o.i by rr.il'.ior! to of the poliee ley called '.r. i'.so c.-'.'.TV.er: '_-( Til'1 S e1' the on ;V rPt' free I Ire i "o: sieV'- plar.s to rele.-isi11 Tiiore Hio oi h i s kind n[ r.iptiired Cnnp piervillns I.oitch tioorce Waliacf also (he er.'.'o.i l wo it Icnmed Ad air. minis'.er in choree 3 libertarian by of lie hirces; corpora: i of ;he All ihe prisoners of w.ir them or It was deck" in favor of bit; ire b'.'.r.-. in A Ihor s.vos reixiried lo Allier.-1 Bill oi ND? leader '.he hr.s the ef so-cr.lled open amis premier is currently He said the RCMP NDP leader said ttie provincial oi in in i i >i-free 'uv.ns arc ir. cielerrcd work and c f> m p 1 c I o ri Ihe in Hawaii. His hy the pnni.'ioi.il iJie Kir are .1: the of oi doctriiuliiin session lie is raies out of ihe proviieiiv. ntreer.ier.l. All reinvn this voek .is up illegal she prminei.i! o; v rre South ihree lake i[ to [lie public for VI.M ;0 o: ter- Noiirly Cin> li.is vvnfinned only en me was that the oil cenip.iTV.es eir.ployineni vv.h ready been UN? RCMI1 to the newspaper publisher makes it more lo V.r. No'Jey said. ;