DEATH SENTENCE An Emphatic Protest U.S.S. Committee's Views Hobart Sunday. An emphatic protest against the en forcement of the death penalllty l ts been voiced by the United Social Ser vice Coillnlittee representative of the Church of Englanl, lcthotlist, ]Presby terlan, Congregational, and lIallti.t chllrchlie. Jasmaliail Ch 'I rihes ci (Christ, Salvation lArmy, and Sc?lety of b'Friends. The mnatter was the subject of a deputatilln to the Aicting-'remtier (Sir Walter Lee) durilg the past week, whlen the views of the churches conl celning capital punislhment weire for cibly expressed. The Governor-in Council at that lime had ndt dealt with the case of John Kenneth Ting'man, wilo was under sentence of death for the murder of Charles W\helan, and who subsequently was granted a rc prlevc. It was pointed out that the bodies represented did not question the verdict of the court in the specific cases then before the public and wished to regis ter deep abhorrence of such crimes, alld expressed sincere syinmpathy with all who suffered thereby. In making its protest against capital punishllnent, the cominitteo based its unanimous decision upon the following grounds: 1.-That It is definitely anti-Chrlstlalln and is a survival of tile primlitive and pre-Christian law, "Aln eye for an eye, and a tooth for a tooth." 2.-That the method compatible with the spirit of Our Lord in dealing with men who are physically, tuentally, or morally sick is tile reformative method by means of treatment in hospitals, inll mental asylunls, or in irison. 3.-That on no account should the enormity of a man's offence obscure our appreciation of the moral work of an offender. 4,--That society must in part hold itself responsible for the conduct of all its llmembers, and nlmust always allow the possibility of any man's restoration to whlolesomel bitizenship. 5.-That the Christian law of love should regulate our actions in our deal ing with all men.