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Page Two N.~ - - THE MICHIGAN DAILY Friday, November 12, 1975

Gandhi achieves final step
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Gilmore gets reprieve

For Vet's Day, it's
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NEW DELHI, India (P) -
The Indian parliament yester-
day completed passage of an
historic constitutional amend-
ment strengthening the execu-
tive power of Prime Minister
Indira Gandhi's government.
With about a dozen opposition
members sitting out in pro-
test, the upper house voted 191-
0 to give the government the
sweeping new authority it had
requested to rule this nation of
610 million people.
come law after receiving the
anticipated endorsement of a
majority of India's 22 state as-
One provision of the amend-
ment empowers the government

to ban any activity o
ation it deems "anti-
The amendment also
courts from reviewin
the substance or pro
constitutional amendm
requires a two-thirds
to overturn ordinary l
It empowers the supr
to shift a case from
court to another or to t
diction itself.
ment capped the seri
matic and seemingly
nent charges implemi
Gandhi in the 17 mon
she proclaimed a
emergency and curta
vidual rights and p

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(Couzens, Stockwell, Mo-Jo)
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V UI(Continued from Page 1) not afraid to do their public til after Nov. 19, if at all, an A 1" VIU it _jd i( UU
Apparently the people of duty," Smith added. American Civil Liberties UnionI
r organiz- 'Four major non-Communist Utah are willing to put a man Under Utah state law, a con- spokesman said yesterday.
national." opposition parties, boycotting through the rigors of a jury demned man is given the choice Utah Code prevents a death. (continued fromPage1) t ig a trailer full of Brown-
bars the the current special legislative trial, demand his death, but of facing a firing squad or being sentence from being carried out: THE PARADE BEGAN at the ies who waved, smiled and
ng either session labeled the amendment when the execution becomes an hanged. Of the 44 men executed less than 20 days after a judge foot of S. Division St. and mov- nread shaving cream on each
cedure of "a blueprint for dictatorshi e actual fact and the condemned in Utah, 30 chose the firing sets an execution date, the| ed up thro'igh the student resi- other.
ents and They contended that it would man is willing to accept it with squad. spokesman said. dential area on to Packard Rd. Garrs introduced many local
majority clear way for the final dis- 'grace and dignity, then the GILMORE, who has spent 18 THE WARRANT for Gilmore's Few people stopped on Divi- wr heroes, ncludirig a veteran
egislation. mantling of the democratic in- people of Utah are afraid and do years in various prisons, was execution was invalid, he said, lion and Packard to watch the who had helped raise the Am-
eme court stitution embodied in India's 25 not have the courage of their sentenced to death last July because the Monday execution parade's passing. Most of the erian flag after the Battle of
one high year-old charter. convictions," he said.! for the murder of a motel mana- date was less than the month book-carrying students paused Iwo Jima during World War II.
ake juris- . . To prolong this execution ger and chose the firing squad. required momentarily, smiled and con-
The opposition cited the re- when I do not ask for it to be 'I'm willing to die like a man Another civil liberties group tinued on their way. THE CROWD cheered and ap-
am end- decision topostpone poogd us trogsi t ih ppa h e otedononararhoHryDrup9yarodvt
amen cent to na- prolonged puts me through the and wish it to be carried out said it might appeal on the But, as the parade drew cbs- pla'ided as Garris announced
es of dra- tional elections for at least an- stress of cruel, unusual and in- without delay," Gilmore said. grounds that the executionHarry Dorn, a 99-year-old vet-
y perma- other year as proof that Gand- human punishment. This delay Before word of the reprieve would constitute illegal use of streets were lined with specta- eran of the Spanish American
tented by hi has no intention of restor- also prolongs the agony of wait- was received, Boaz had said taxpayers' money. tors, most of them mothers War. Dorn, the oldest veteran
nths since ing soon the political processes ing for my family and friends," Gilmore seemed relaxed, was Each member of the firing holding flag-waving, snowsuited in the county, pressed his face
national which had allowed India to call he said. holding up "very well" and is a squad would be paid 175 for his toddlers. against the window of the car
iled indi- "courageous man" work he rode and grinned at the
ress free- itself "the largest democracy THE BOARD, composed of BOAZ QUOTE Gilmore Gilmoreatssexechi y LED BY A dozen bare-legged crowd.
inmthe world.two men and a woman, couldsaying Wednesday after the be strapped to an oak chair by pom-pom girls, the Pioneer Midway through the parade
commute the death sentence to High School marching band Garris toldthe spectatorsdthat
on flf mrset o- court ruled that his execution his neck, arms and legs at the batdot"hsi yCu-fu e lnsfo efig
one f lfe iprionmet, on-could proceed, "This may sound state prison, 2 miles south of batdot~hsi yCu o~ e lnsfo efig
tinue the stay until a public funny, but I am relieved" here try" as they passed the review- Air National Guard Base in Mt.
D EN TS meeting of the board is held Boaz also said that Gilmore HIS HEAD will be covered by ing stand on Main St. Clemens would soon be flying
or request a new date of execu- was- seeing his girl friend, a black leather mask and a Garris announced the band o-er downtown Ann Arbor to
'g Council Elections tne date would be set by t:icole Barrett, daily at the heart-shaped object will be pin- shouting to the crowd, "They commemorate theoccasion.
Th aewudb e y the prison. ned to his breast.! do this on their own - every- "They are saluting you, the
ABLE court which originally sentenced She has said in an interview The volunteer riflemen will one here is volunteering their living." Garris said. "And they
Gilmort to death. with KSL-TV that she thinks the fire through a screen and, by time." are saluting the men who lost
MA R K L EY-OXFOR DPrison Governor Samuel Smith fact that she broke up with law, one of the rifles will be Several floats were inter- their lives so we could have this
1 Full Year said yesterday he had received Gilmore contributed to commis- loaded with a blank cartridge, spersed among the Brownie parade."
requests from 30 people to be sion of the murder of which he unknown to the marksman. troops and veterans, most with Despite the number of floats
SO T allowed to join the five-person was convicted, and that "maybe Gilmore would be the first per- bicentennial themes. and marching units; one wom-
firing squad. a little drinking helped." son to be executed in the United an still complained, There
F L ETCH ER HE SAID HE would draw five "I PROBABLY shouldn't say States since 1967. ONE VETERANS of Foreign are't any horses. What's a
1 Full Year, 1 Half Year names from those remaining on this. I know I shouldn't say this. MORE THAN 400 men and Wars post pulled a sparkling parade without horses?"
the list after he had struck out But, yes, the debt is as much women are in condemned cells red, white and blue float which Thirty minutes later the wom-
BURSL EY people who had volunteered for mine as it is his," she said. across the United States and supported a minuteman and a an got her wish. Two horse-
1 Full Year 1 Half Year "unhealthy" reasons. Regardless of the reprieve, many of their executions have white-suited astronaut. drawn carriages concluded the
"I am looking for solid citizens Gilmore cannot be executed un- been delayed by rulings of the A station wagon passed by parade.
BA ITS U.S. Supreme Court.
1 -FullYear, Half Year ___But the Court ruled last July
that capital punishment was not
chigan Union, Nov. 12-18 UTinherently unconstitutional. The
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