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   Winnipeg Free Press (Newspaper) - August 20, 1983, Winnipeg, Manitoba                                Music City Two wha went to Nashville are among thousands of musicians who have tried to crack the Music City Flying past Kenneth Lewis retires as commanding officer of the Air DuBI dugouts Guys in the dugout just dont have fun the way they used to Ironic twists French support foe Chad President Hissene Habre is loaded with irony WEATHER Cloudy today 25 Clear tonight 13 Sunny tomorrow 25 SUN Rises Sets MOON Rises Sets Xrated antics appall cottagers By Doug Speirs the Xfated antids of early mowing revellers at denfe Beach neat Dauphin have left some area cottage owners appalled and fufal municipal eiais pondefifig how to curb the mefry Cottage owfVef Louis Gendfeau said uiifuly revellers began flocking to the uttsupefvised beach as soon as the weather became They usually just sit around and drink or sometimes theyll strip nude and go week one eoufiie that was doing something else fairly quieliy thafshtMd be served fof the bedroom to put it they w6fe copulating in the Gefidfeau Now its gofle into the dfUg YoU gel kids going iff there afld df ink ing and using foul laftpage afld goifig swifrtfrting in the But its not just kids its young adults in their fflid2os the SaskatooH fesidettt Gerri anothef cottage said the rowdy which usually occur between 2 and have been an almost eoflstant irritation since the beginning of feftfiant said cottagers complaints include excessive there are people cottagers with young grandchildren and children and there is copulating in front of their n previous my one fieighbof had shutters ripped off and used for and on two occasions Ive got up in the morning and noticed women in the squat position urinating on private She also said the merrymakers leave behind a wealth of includ ing shattered beef Our theory is that if its allowed to go it Ochre Beach will become a place for group parties on a continuous A spokesman for Dauphin RCMPs rural detachment downplayed the beach escapades saying it has been blown out of proportion by local The beach is not that much of a Its a typical summer situa this is the first year weve really had any complaints and Were only looking at eignt complaints over the twomonth Dave ShiU lingford I dont doubt that its going but we havent been able to catch anybody doing he adding detachment members tour the beach area on a regular But f ennant and Gendreau said most cottage owners dont have telephones and to contact MCMP would have to See NOBODY page 4 Free Press 600 August 1983 WINNIPEG FREE PRESS VOL 111 NO 221 OUTSIDE WINNIPEG Home delivery 9570550 Classified 9562330 SECOND CLASS MAIL REGISTRATION NUMBER 0286 Thieves select best art A Winnipeg art collector says he returned from his Lake of the Woods cottage Thursday night to find his Roslyn Road apartment ransacked and about 15 of his most valuable paintings missing from their Collector Desmond sitting among heaps of clothing and other items strewn about in the said last night the missing paintings including three by Jackson are worth at least and may be worth as much as to The Jacksons alone may be worth as much as he adding his art collection has taken him 40 years to They the thieves were very said a retired senior partner from the chartered accounting firm of Price Waterhouse and a former vicepresident of the Winnipeg Art Gal the paintings they took were my very best Unacceptable Smith said he has always had an open allowing young people to visit athis arranging tours of his Anybody who comes up here I show Acquaintances were staying with him during the past few weeks and had a key to his apartment while he was away at the he adding the door did not appear to have been He said he rejected suggestions by two police officers Thursday that because of your you en courage people to rob who said he did not believe police were taking the case seriously said he found the statement I expect the same protection as any other he Smith said his paintings were in sured but he does not know how much he will be able to By late last he was still assess tlAVE FREE PRESS Inquiry cause of crash still not clear Desmond Smith inspects picture frames left by art ing the extent of the Besides the a coin collection worth per haps to was missing and his safe had been Smith said he also has an extensive book collection but had not yet been able to determine whether any of the books were 1 pay up to for one book but I dont think they would realize what books Smith said he doubted the thieves would be able to sell the paintings for more than a fraction of their would think that if they try to sell it they would get about for a painting that is worth Compensation for Nelles possible TORONTO CP Nurse Susan Nelles may receive compensation if a royal commission investigating baby deaths at the Hospital for Sick Children finds she was prosecuted Ontario Attorney General Roy McMurtry said was charged in with murdering four babies at the The charges were dropped when a provincial court judge ruled there was not enough evidence to war rant a The nurse had filed suit for malicious prosecution against the Ontario gov asking for in dam The suit named McMurtry and the two Crown attorneys who prosecut ed the case as Justice John Fitzpatrick ruled yesterday that McMurtry and the two Crown attorneys had absolute immuni ty from lawsuits arising from cases in which they are involved in an official after the decision was an McMurtry said Nelles might be eligible for financial My view is that if the royal com mission finds that Miss Nelles was treated improperly by the police or the Crown of com pensation might seriously be consid McMurtry The Grange commission is investi gating the cases of 36 babies who died in the hospitals cardiac ward between and as well as the prosecution of Nelles by police and the Nelles is continuing her suit against Metro Toronto police for malicious prosecution and wrongful See McMURTRY page 4 CINCINNATI CP A barrage of complaints that government avia tion authorities are too lax about im posing safety standards on airlines dominated the final hours yesterday of a fourday public inquiry into a recent fatal Air Canada The hearings by the National Transportation Safety Board wound up with an unresolved conflict over wheth er an overheated toilet flush motor caused the fire on a DC9 in which 23 people The board has given Air aircraft manufacturer McDonnell pilot and flight attendant unions parties 60 days to submit conclusions for a final report which is expected In the officials of the Federal Aviation Administration were quizzed on why it took so long to develop monthold proposals to force airlines to put fire blocking material on aircraft seats and to install seatlevel lights to make emergency evacuation easier in the Fire victims were FAA fire tester Richard Hill said the seat block which would cost between and per might have delayed the Air Canada But that depended on whether the fire reached the seats before it flashed across the top of the planes Questioners asked FAA officials to justify how pilots can be allowed to fly with smoke masks that flight attendants to take charge in a fire without wearing oxygen masks and passengers to fly in airplanes made of plastics and other material that has not been tested for toxic gas or smoke The need for smoke detectors in planes was also The questions were raised by safety board investigators and representa tives of the Canadian Air Line Pilots Association and the Canadian Airline Flight Attendants FAA official Henri an aero space engineer involved in making testified that safety rules take some time to develop as the industry is given a chance to respond fully and in some cases the FAA does not agree rules are The FAA had found smoke detectors unnecessary in the past as most fires are extinguished without alarms but was reconsidering this he And he made a point saynB tne proposed fire blocking and emergency lighting rules were being developed months before the Air Canada Ann Landers 34 Answers 61 31 Business 14 Careers 55 62 82 Crossword 34 Deaths 62 6 Entertainment 25 Homefinder 35 Horoscope 34 Jumble Puzzle 66 Legals 59 Letters 7 Movies 28 Relax 61 Russell 7 Saturday Plus 43 77 Stocks 15 Travel 52 TV Listings 61 6 Mexican laborers pleased with Manitoba field work As for faulty equipment such as smoke goggles that steam up as those reported by Air Canada pilot Don Ca Banting said lack of regulation does not prevent an airline from buy ing equipment that functions proper Ken director of Transport Canadas aviation safety said he agreed the FAA is often slow in makfng safety rules but this was inevi table in a democracy where there is consultation with Unique collection in Daily London LONDON A unique collection of Canadian archive material has been found by two Canadian academics after it lay undiscovered for nearly 60 years in the British The which is more complete than anything existing in is being examined and catalogued before being Much of the collection of some items published between 1895 and 1924 was discovered in the British Librarys repository at Woolwich Arsenal after research by Canadians Patrick of Mgunt Vincent Universi and John of Dalhousie Complete record It is said to be virtually a complete record of all material published in Canada during the Included in the collection are photographs ranging from pictures of famous Canadians to scenes of ordinary people and various ethnic pieces of sheet of which half are unknown in Canada and There are also collections of newspapers and commercial trade The material was originally acquired by the British Museum now the Brit ish Library because of copyright which required a copy of everything published in Canada to be sent to Much of the material deposit ed in Canadian libraries has been des troyed in fires or simply JIM FREE PRESS By Hill The 31 Mexicans who were flown to Manitoba this summer to work on vegetable farms appear to be enjoying better living conditions than their FrenchCanadian counterparts picking fruit in While the Francophone Federa tion says migrant Quebecers have faced insecticide unsanitary conditions and violence in the Okana gan Mexicans interviewed here expressed pleasure at their work on Manitoba farms and their accommoda tion in houses with running water and kitchen Ed a Portage la Prairie farmer who has 160 hectares 400 acres of green broccoli and other vegetables under spent about on the airfares of 14 Mexicans this Jesus who comes from the Mexican province of said he and his 13 countrymen are housed free of charge on the said he works up to 70 hours a pulling cutting broccoli and doing other sloop labor for about an hour four times more than hed make for the same work in All the work here is easy for a said who is part has a wife and nine children at home and has participated in Manito bas offshore labor program six times a barrelchested farmer who runs the large vegetable operation with the help of three says he assigns the most arduous tasks to the Basically we bring em in to do those real stoop hard They dont do the truck driving or any of that other They just do hard Connery and the three other Manito ba farmers who have flown in Mexi cans this year pay the foreign workers the same rates that Canadians re Theres a reason for the program and its not because we have anything against said who has more than 80 native Indians and other people from central Manitoba working on his But when it comes to that basic back breaking Canadians just dont want to do Connery On a if 1 need broccoli cut out in the field you wont get of any to do that kind of extra Connery insists that he would have ceased broccoli production this year if not for the help of the Mexican work With the turnover would have been so intolerable that we would have just quit Although terminating the offshore labor program might satisfy critics of the Connery said it would also deprive Canadians of spinoff jobs in volved in the cleaning and warehousing of the Were not against said See FARMERS page 4 OHvos is among 31 Mexican farm workers   

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