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   Winnipeg Free Press (Newspaper) - October 30, 1989, Winnipeg, Manitoba                                Jet crashes on carrier Prom the news services A trainer jet crashed yesterday the flight deck of the aircraft carrier Lexington in the Gulf of killing five people and injuring at least the navy The local time crash of the twoseat T2 Buckeye caused several fires on the Second World Warera ship that were quickly brought under The Lexington was 27 kilometres south of its home port of Pensacola When the accident NEWS ROUNDUP There were unconfirmed reports from the Lexington that five people were killed and at least two said Harry a civilian spokes man at Pensacola Naval Air Sta British storm kills six LONDON Winds gusting to hurricane force swept parts of Brit ain during the killing six WHIRLPOOL BATHROOM GFfOOPJ sinking a Pakistani freighter and driving a Nigerian fishing trawl er onto The London Weather Centre said gusts up to 160 were recorded at the Portland Bill lighthouse on the south Police said four people died in weatherrelated traffic accidents and two fishermen drowned in Portsmouth Harbor on the south coast when their boat The coast guard said the tonne Pakistani freighter Murree sank about 30 kilometres off the Devon coast in southwest Royal Navy helicopters rescued all 40 people on 1 Lagimodlere 2338822 z Mexican train crashes MEXICO CITY A passenger train crashed into two parked loco motives yesterday in the western Mexican state of injuring dozens of authorities There were conflicting reports about whether there were Red Cross spokesman Lourdes Palomares at the state capital of where some of the victims were said about 50 people were 15 State police commander Felipe Flores said there were some 1928 PRESENTS 1989 New collections designed to express fall 1989s attitude towards Pins that tell earrings with move Only to each offers freedom of expression to all of their A SPECIAL BONUS Bonus You will receive at no additional cost with any Jewelry 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JERUSALEM Defence Minister Yitzhak Rabin told the Israeli cabi net yesterday that media re ports of an IsraeliSouth African nuclear weapons partnership were Cabinet Secretary Elyakim Ru binstein said Rabin raised the issue of an NBC television which said Israel was helping Pretoria develop a nuclear missile in return for enriched There is no truth whatsoever to NBCs report made in the United States last week on alleged links between Israel and South Africa in the nuclear Rubinstein told noting that Rabin was reiterating a previous ministry deni Five candidates killed LIMA Peruvian authorities said yesterday they suspect Shining Path guerrillas killed five mayoral candi dates and a professor one day after government troops wiped out 27 in Authorities blamed the guerril las for Saturdays killings and for the deaths of 15 laborers Tuesday in the jungle communjty of 200 kilometres from a Shin ing Path l Ministers choked up BRUSSELS European Commu nity ministers argued for an hour yesterday over tariff concessions on Third World artichokes before dis covering developing countries do not grow diplomats Spain and Italy refused to expose their farmers to the threat of com petition from 66 Caribbean and Pacific countries until EC devel opment commissioner Manuel Marin told the ministers that Third World countries do not grow arti CANADIAN PACIFIC LIMITED PUBLIC NOTICE Notice is hereby given that Canadian Pa cific Limited intends to apply to the Na tional Transportation Agency pursuant to Section 123 of the Railway Act for exemption from the requirement to sub mit a profile and book of reference showing the proposed sale of the station building at at Mile of its Keewatin Inquiries with respect to this matter may be addressed to Su CP Box Room Henry Winni R3C Any party having objections to the Com panys proposal should contact National Transpor tation K1A with a copy forwarded to General Cana dian Pacific Legal Room Windsor H3C Btforc Take the weight off Take it all off The big 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of Red a former The two right lanes veer into the city and its a fairly steep grade with a sharp turn to the Im sur prised he even made Our problem now is to determine why this man would leave the Did he have a run away rig before he left the highway or did he just miss the signs whohad been working for Sauers for three died after his rig plowed through cars stopped at an intersection before smashing into a retaining wall at Royal Inland Funeral services are tentatively scheduled Thursday in Steinbach for a former Landmark resi Ken an said his nephew grew up in Landmark but moved to Alberta more than 10 years He said Travis was a happygolucky man who will be greatly missed by his includ ing parents Roy and Mary Penner of Steinbach and his two sisters and three He was a fulloflife young man and hell be sadly missed by all of he Frozen in fear Police speculate the rig lost its brakes as it hurtled down the One witness estimated its speed at 120 Another said the drivers face was frozen in A nearby resident thought the crash was an The other victims are Barbara Ann Cory and Rolande all of and Hiidegard of Logan a mining community 60 kilometres Fifteen others were taken to hospi Five were one in seri ous The semitrailer hit 17 cars during its wild One witness saw it out of control two kilometres from the The driver was honking his horn and flashing his We are all very shocked by said former mayor Peter a lifetime resident whose council wanted a different location for the bypass interchange taken by the runaway The council was over ruled by the provincial Highways Many who witnessed the crash praised Penner for staying with his rig and trying to avoid as many vehicles as He was a said Julian who lives The driver did a marvellous job of avoid ing as many vehicles as possible he could have jumped but he If it was not for his there would have been more Racial jokes mar Socred meeting VANCOUVER CP Premier Bill Vander Zalm got his blessing from the grassroots at the Social Credit partys annual convention during the But the bloom of party unity was dulled by racial jokes and other incidents suggesting insensitivity to minority groups as the carefully orchestrated convention looked ahead to an election expected next At a private breakfast meeting Vander Zalm told a joke about a Jew who thought he could win a lottery without buying a The offtherecord session was re ported by Vancouver Province col umnist Brian The premier followed a joke by Transportation Minister Neil That as related by was about a Chinaman who blames the Jews for sinking the An iceberg sank the says the Goldberg whats the says the Grace a backbencher who resigned last year from cabinet to protest Vander Zalms leadership called Vants joke McCarthy left the breakfast with out waiting for Vander Zalms I the longtime party mem ber said in an I did not want to condone some of the de scriptions given to one of our groups in this I dont think theres any place in our political life for religion or rac Party vicepresident Dev who heard about the jokes from a suggested they were meant to poke not Im sure it was meant to be said a I still tell Paki dont you Some delegates felt the jokes at poorly His timing was just not said delegate Ray Not after what happened A day a Jewish delegate was booed off the convention floor after attempting to have a clause urging support for Christian princi ples removed from the party consti Michael Levy one of five Socred byelection losers since Vander Zalm won the 1986 general election and other delegates wanted a nonreli gious term inserted In the clear MARKET SQUARE AT THE BAY   

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