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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 13, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta -Wtdnndoy, May II, THE LETHtRIDCE HERALD 29 Former Criminals Freed From Records Stigma Man Is Fatally Stabbed By One Of His Chickens OTTAWA (CF) A bill de- signed to free former criminals from the stigma of 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 oh 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 in 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 1 misunderstood by the 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 ihad been eased, when in fact they had been tightened. In this case the public will think a man's criminal record can be.expunged, when the bill would not accomplish that aiic. If the bill was honest, he said, it would forbid employers to ask .a man whether he has a crimi- nal record, and 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 commission would not be used as a delaying mechanism when- ever law changes are called for. He also took tlie opportunity to dig at last year's Criminal Code abortion topical in the House the day after 36 women were removed from the 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 to 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- moureux informed the Com- mons that women who had gained entry to the government and opposition galleries had done so with forged passes. He said the incident was of 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. The 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 RCMP to investigate the case. Electronic Flushers Tried On I 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 Hie defence depart- ment, molder 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- ern Westchester Hospital for "for injuries suffered" when the hospital refused to perform a sterilization opera- tion, on her. LARRY and BERN1CE COLL1N FURNITURE AUCTION SALE Tuesday, May 19 p.m. TERMS CASH ELKS HALL WARNER, ALBERTA FURNITURE 21" Mark V Philco TV; 3-piece chrome kitchen juite; springs, maitress; large dresser and matching chest drawer; 2 chests drawers; small dresser; bedside table; Philco record player; RCA Victor combination radio and record player; 9x15 nylon rug and underlay; office desk; swivel typewriter chnir; bar stools; chairs; 2-stacking chairs; wood .arm chair; stacking stools occasional rocker; lawn chairs and folding table; stove canopy end pipes; end tables; set TV tables; record stand; steel utility table; clothes hamper; gun cabinet; sinks; punch bowl and accessories; dishes and glassware; kitchen equipment; rug Shampoo Master; pressure pump unit; barbeque and tools; carpenter tools. ELECTRICAL APPLIANCES Power table saw; Westinghouse Mixmasler, complete with juice attach.; ice crusher, salad maker; G-E vacuum cleaner; G-E floor polisher; 3 brush floor polisher; Mar- velair air conditioner; 2 air fans; electric heater; West Bend electric grill; vaporizer; lamps, various h.p. motor. SPECIAL Ntw 11' curling table with 10' ploying surface, 16 rocks and score board. CCM boy's bike 3 speed, equipped with everything in- cluding saddle bags. AUCTIONEER'S NOTE: Having sold our business in Warner and moving to the west coast the 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 Warner, this is a special invitation to all friends, associates and interested parlies to come view and participate in the Larry and Bernice auction sale. HURLBURT AUCTION SERVICE LTD. Phone 328-4705 1920 2nd Ave. S. lethbridge AUCTIONEERS TED NEWBY KEITH ERDMANN licence No. 41 ___________licence No. 458 HURLBURT AUCTION SERVICE LTD. REGULAR EVENING AUCTION AT THE WAREHOUSE 1920 2nd Ave. S., tethbridge THURSDAY, MAY 14th SALE STARTS P.M. THMS CASH NO RESEBVE 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 Suite; Kenmore Washer-Spin Dryer; Good McClary 30" Automatic Gas Range; 5 complete Beds; Old Buffet; 3-Chest of Drawers; Dresser and Mirror; Twin Rinse Tubs; G.E. Portable TV; McClary, Norge and Racine Fridges; Brown Lounge and Chair; Wood Cribs; Beatty, 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 X Rug and Undermat Heaters; Cbester- fteMs and Chairs; 10 x 12 Tent; Chrome Stool. Camp CoU; Hoover Upright Vacuum; Coffee Tables; Step Tables; End Tables; Utility Tables; Air Humidifier; Lawn Lounges; Vise; Tricycles; Chairs; Lamps; Camp Stoves; G.E. 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 with good 30x3.5 tires Wood Boot with Oliver Outboard Motor 1959 Chevrolet. HURLBURT AUCTION SERVICE LTD. Phone 321-4705 1920 2nd Ave. S. lethbridge AUCTIONEERS TED NEWBY KEITH ERDMANN Lie. No. 41 lie. No. 438 The electronic flusher, 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 Llegas, who armed his gamecocks with razor-sharp gulfs for a fight to the, death, was himself fatally stabbed by one of the birds, "police sdd Tuesday. Llegas, 59, died Monday in hospital and an autopsy snowed he died from loss of blood. His friend, Benny Pascual, told reporters: "I saw the Wilson's Labor Government Leads Poll LONDON (AP) Prime Min- ister Wilson's Labor govern- ment showed a 7.5-per-cent lead today over the Conservatives in the latest Gallup poll. Anthony Shrimsley, Sun politi- cal editor, called Hie swing to labor sensational and predicted Wilson will call a general elec- tion in June. Wilson is reported to be weighing the advantages be- tween calling an election in June or October. The Gallup poll, published in The Daily Telegraph, showed Labor ahead of the Conserva- tives for the first time in more than three years and repre- sented a 12-per-cent gain for Labor since April. chicken stab him quick, quick." Llegas decided to get rid of his fighting cocks after com- plaints from neighbors. He de- cided to arm the cocks with three-inch spurs and let Uiem kill each other in a final bat- tle. He armed the cocks, but one of them turned on him and slabbed him twice in the thigh. Police disarmed the cock and put it back into its pen. Montreal'Man Heads CTA CALGARY (CP) L. J. Adams of Montreal, president of Avis Rent-A-Car of Canada Ltd., was elected president of the Canadian Tourist Associa- tion. He succeeds Dalton Waller of Toronto as head of the 550- member organization. Commander Killed SAIGON (AP) Maj.-Gen. John A. B. Dillard, com- mander of the U.S. Army En- gineers in Vietnam, was killed Tuesday when the helicopter in which he was flying was shot down by Viet Cong gunners, the U.S. command announced here. REFUGEES EVACUATED Vietnamese and Cambodian refuges crowd a U.S. heli- copter which evacuated them from the combat zone of the U.S.-South Vietnamese incursion into Cambodia. WHERE SMART WOMEN SHOP 0 SLEEPWEAP AND NOW ON SALE V V- Whispers of softness, glances of elegance.. Lingerie and Loungewear to let you look and feel your loveliest from bedtime to coffee time. The whole gamut of feminine fancy at special savings. S.M.L. XL, 'OVER 225 STORES COAST TO COAST TO SERVE YOU BETTER 506 41 h AVENUE SOUTH TEL, 328-2653 C.O.D. ORDERS ACCEPTED COLLEGE MAIL 20th AVE. AND MAYOR MAORATH DRIVE, TH. 328-7011 ;