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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 4, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta Wednesday, September LETHBRIDGE HERALD-S Oath would be abolished New court rules proposed By STEPHEN SCOTT OTTAWA (CP) Lawyers are being asked to take another look at rules-of- evidence proposals that include such things as abolishing the oath at trials and compelling spouses to testify against each other. The proposals were made first in study papers of the law reform commission in 1972 and the response of lawyers generally was negative. Now the commission is resubmitting the proposals in The National, the monthly newspaper of the Canadian Bar Association, in hopes the legal fraternity will recon- sider. Girl survives leap A 15-year-old girl identified as Patricia Cawlings survived this leap about 20 feet from the roof of a Zen mission building in Los Angeles. Doctors said she suf- fered bruises and scrapes, but was in satisfactory condition. There was no word on why she jumped. Babey denies farm boards 'Watergate of agriculture' PAUL BABEY Ford ruling on amnesty may be put off WASHINGTON (AP) President Ford's decision on conditional amnesty for United States military deserters and draft resisters may be put off until next week, an aide indicated Tuesday. As Ford held meetings with economic advisers press secretary Jerald terHorst said an announcement of an amnesty decision "may not occur until Monday or Tues- day of next week" because of the president's busy schedule. TerHorst said Ford wants to meet again with represen- tatives of the defence and justice departments on amnesty and "has some ideas of his own he wants them to consider." Asked whether Ford is hav- ing second thoughts about granting any kind of amnesty. terHorst said: "Absolutely not." TORONTO (CP) Canada's marketing boards for farm products are being attacked by critics as "the Watergate of the agriculture says the chairman of the marketing boards' council. Paul Babey of the National Farm Products Marketing Council in Ottawa said in a re- cent interview that last week's destruction of nine million eggs and day-old turkey poults is being used by critics in an attempt to destroy Canada's marketing boards. "The critics aren't really concerned about wasted food or the effect on low-income he said. "They want to kill a concept (marketing But Prof. James Forbes of the University of British Columbia business said the marketing boards are in danger of becoming self- centred monopolies which abuse their power because there are no consumer representatives on the boards. "If agriculture were a busi-. ness like any other, farmers would be put in jail imme- diately for price fixing, alloca- tion and production and coer- Prof. Forbes, said in a telephone interview. He was referring to the de- struction by the Canadian Egg Marketing Agency of nine mil- lion eggs and of turkey poults by an Ontario breeder. The breeder, Cuddy Foods Ltd. of Strathroy, said it acted because of what is said were high prices and poor demand. FARMERS EXCLUDED "These practices are all illegal under the Combines Investigation Act, yet we specifically exclude farmers and give them powers that no one else in society has." Prof. Forbes said. But Mr. Babey disagrees that consumers should sit on marketing boards: "Do farmers sit on the boards that set prices for agricultural implements or fertilizers, or the other com- modities they have to he asked. "Then why should consumers sit on farm marketing There now are about 90 pro- Manitoba joins list of million-people club OTTAWA