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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 13, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta Former Criminals Freed From Records Stigma One OTTAWA (CF) A bill de- signed to free former criminals from the stigma ot their records was passed by the Commons despite charges that it is not strong enough to be effective, live. The bill would enable persons who had been imprisoned or put on probation to apply for a par- don, which would be approved by the National Parole Board on proof of good behavior. Applications could be made two years after punishment had ceased in cases of summary .convictions or five years after ill cases of indictable offences. Following a pardon, records would not be disclosed without the consent'of the justice minis- ter. Arnold Peters fcaming) said the bill would be misunderstood by Die public just as last year's amendments .to the abortion section of the Criminal Code were misunder- stood. In that case people had thought abortion regulations had been eased, when in fact they had been tightened. In this case the public will think a roan's criminal record can be.expunged, when the bill would not accomplish that ajnr. If the bill was honest, he said, it would lorbid employers to ask a man whether he has a crimi- nal record, arid would make -e- view for pardon automatic in- stead of making a man apply for it. Asking for a pardon would trigger inquiries from police on. a man's character which would reveal his record to those asked. The Commons also passed a bill which would set up a na- tional law reform commission. Eldon ..Woolliams gary North) said he hoped the commiSvSion would not be used as a delaying mechanism when- ever law changes are called for. He also look tlic opportunity to dig at last year's Criminal Code abortion topical in the House the day after 36 women were removed from Hie galleries for halting proceedings by chanting slogans in favor of abortion on demand. Mr. Woolliams agreed with Mr Peters that last year's amendments did not make it easier (o get a therapeutic abor- fact they made it more difficult. Mr. Peters said that before the changes, one doctor in con- sultation with another could per- form an abortion, but now a person has to apply to commit- tees restricted to a few large hospitals. Earlier, Speaker Lucien La- m'oureux informed the Cout- mons that women who had gained entry to the government and opposition galleries had done so with forged passes. He said the incident was ot justifiable concern to Canadians who did not want Parliament disrupted by such organizations. But members should think c a r e f u 1 y before deciding to tighten security regulations. Tile question of the security of Parliament was referred to the Commons procedure committee. Ambrose H. Peddle (PC- Grand Falls-White Bay-Labra- one of the members whose name was forged, said he would ask the HCMP to investigate the Electronic Fliishers Tried Oul For Use In Military Bases OTTAWA (CP) A urinal that flushes electronically may sound like, a new peak in the indulgences of modern living. But the defence depart- ment, moldcr of intrepid fighting men, may decide to put them into every Canadian military establishment. The reason is that electron- ic urinals can save money. They were given a month long trial at Uplands base here and officials said today they saved enough water, fig- ured on an annual basis, to reduce the water bill by about Sue For 'Injuries' NEW YORK (AP) A moth er of three has sued North era Westchester Hospital for "for injuries suffered' when the hospital refused to perform a sterilization opera Hon on her. LARRY and BERNICE COLLIN FURNITURE AUCTION SALE Tuesday, May 19 p.m. TERMS CASH ELKS HALL WARNER, ALBERTA FURNITURE 21" Mark V Philco TV; 3-piece chrome kitchen suite; springs, malfress; large- and matching chesl drawer; 2 chests drawers; small bedside table; Philco record player; RCA Victor combinalian radio and record player; 9x15 nylon rug and underlay; office desk; swivel typewriter chair; bar stools; chairs; stacking choirs; wood arm stacking stools occasional rocker; lawn chairs and folding lable; stove canopy end pipes; end set TV lables; record stand; steel utility table; clothes hamper; gun cabinet; linksj punch bowl and accessories; dishes and glassware; kitchen equipment; rug Shampoo Master; pressure pump unil; barbeque and tools; carpenfer 1ools. ELECTRICAL APPLIANCES Power table saw; Westinghouse Mixmasler, complete With juice ice crusher, salad maker; G-E vacuum cleaner; G-E -floor polisher; 3 brush floor polisher; Mar- air conditioner; 2 air fans; electric heater; West Bend electric grill; vaporizer; lamps, various kinds; Vi h.p. motor. SPECIAL IT' curling fable with ID' ploying surface, 16 recki and score board. CCM boy'i bike 3 speed, equipped with everything in- cluding saddle bags. AUCTIONEER'S NOTE: Having sold our business in Warner and moving (o the west coast ihe above listed items will be sold at public auction Tuesday, May 19 in the evening at p.m. They will be on view from noon Tuesday till sale time at Ihe Elks Hall, Warner, This is a special invitalion to all Friends, associates and interested parlies la come view and participate in Larry and Bernfce auction sale. HURLBURT AUCTION SERVICE LTD. Phone 328-4705 1970 2nd Ave. S. Uthbridge AUCTIONEERS TED NEVVBY KEITH ERDMANN Licence No. 41 Licence No. 45B HURLBURT AUCTION SERVICE LTD. REGULAR EVENING AUCTION AT THE WAREHOUSE 1920 2nd Ave. S., tethbridge THURSDAY, MAY 14th SALE STARTS P.M. TERMS CASH NO RESERVE Older Dining Room Suite with Table. 6 Chairs and Buf- fet; Modern Chesterfield and Chair; Older Bedroom Suite with complete 54" Bed, Chest of Drawers and Vanity Dresser; Frigidaire Fridge; 5-pce. Chrome Suile; Kenmore Washer-Spin Dryer; Good McClary 30" Automatic Gas Range; 5 complete Beds; Old Buflet; of Drawers; Dresser and Mirror; Twin Rinse Tubs; G.E. Portable TV; McClary, Norge and Racine Fridges; Brown Lounge and Chair; Wood Cribs; Bealty, Maytag, Zenith and Westinghouse Washers; Power Mowers; Old -Kitchen Cupboards; Lawn Mowers; Overhead Garage Door and Hardware; Swing Set; Portable Reming- ton Typewriter; Ranges; Doors; 12 y 20 Rug and Undermat Heaters; Chestcr- fleWs and Chairs; 10 x 12 Tent; Chrome Stool. Camp Cots; Hoover Upright Vacuum; Coffee Tables; Step Tables; End Tables; Utility Tables; Air Cooler; 'Lg. Humidifier; Lawn Lounges; Vise; Tricycles; Chairs; Lamps; Camp Stoves; G.fi. Garbage Disposal; Games; Floor Polishers; Guns; Dishes; Hotplates; Pots and Pans; Vacuum Cleaners; Elec. Appliances; Set Book of Knowledge; Rocking Horse; Garden Tools; Polaroid Camera. 2-Wheel Utility Trailer with good 30x3.5 tires Wood Bool with Oliver Outboard Motor 1959 Chevrolet. HURLBURT AUCTION SERVICE LTD. Phone 321-4705 1920 2nd Ave. S. larhbridge AUCTIONEERS TED NEWBY KEITH ERDMANN Lie. No. 41 Lie. No. 458 The electronic (lusher, ac- tivated by a light beam flushes only after the urinal has been used. The old-style system flushed the urinals automatically at set time pe- necessary or not. After the Uplands experi- ment, officials said similar electronic urinals could be- come standard in all military bases. PHOENIX, Ariz. (Reuters) Al Llcgas, who armed his gamecocks with razor-sharp for a fight to the death, was himself fatally stabbed by one of the birds, "police said Tuesday. Llegas, 59, died Monday in hospital and