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   Winnipeg Free Press (Newspaper) - October 28, 1991, Winnipeg, Manitoba                                Canada at a Glance Winnipeg Free Press Six strikers arrested in scuffle Canadian Press Six longshore men were arrested yesterday when police moved in to break up fighting between strik ers and replacement workers at a Ports Can ada A group of 25 strikers tried to prevent about 18 replacement workers from entering the dockyard to load grain on to a Francis of the municipal po said striking workers started to pound on the cars of the replacement at about Police were quickly called There was pushing and but it wasnt the battle of the Gobeil But the union for the striking longshore men charged that police roughed up some of its They came in with night said JeanGuy local union That is when the panic police denied that events un folded that There was no big it was only a little show on their said Pierre Lefeb No one was dragged along the Police say no one was seriously Six men were arrested and charged with obstructing police officers and pos session of a dangerous their pick youngsters find money really does grow on trees NORTH VANCOUVER Its said that money doesnt grow on Dont try to tell that to Daniel Topping and brothers Tim and Nicholas The three North Vancouver boys found their own money tree Saturday in a play ground at the Reliefs We were climbing a tree to make a tree fort and I saw this thing under the I ripped open the bottom of the bag and I yelledMoney He had uncovered a bank deposit bag stuffed with bills totalling North Vancouver RCMP traced it to a 198 armed robbery of a record It was camouflaged but my brother was kicking the leaves said Tim I feel like a detective or Nicholas With only one or two thoughts of keeping the cash a the three took it to mother Susan Kellof who took it to Its so seldom it ever happens like that when you see someone so said RCMP Staff Stan who was baf fled as to why the robber would have dumped the They could have been scared off or some he And what if the boys could have kept the cash The three said first in order would have been a trip to then new then Vancouver Aquarium worker prepares to insert feeding tube into ill baby killer whale who has lost Whak calf more relaxedabout feeding Canadian Press killer whale calf be ing forcefed in an attempt to save her life is doing well but Vancouver Public Aquar ium staff say it will be some time before her survival is She seems to be Nancy media liaison for the said Shes more The monthold calf was separated from her on Friday to allow aquarium staff to tubefeed the orca sev eral litres of amino cod liver water and A dolphin has been put in the pool with the calf to keep her The calf is being fed every four Aquarium staff decided to try tubefeed ing the calf after she began losing Bjossas first calf died from Baron said its not yet known if the young whale is gaining weight although she looks rounder than she Staff took some mea surements of the calf a couple of days ago and will measure her again in another few Baron said its hoped the calf eventually can be Head trainer Clint Wright said the feed ings could continue for months before the whale is able to eat solid About half the killer whale calves born in the wild do not Unity committee opens new round of hearings The embattled parliamentary committee examining the governments 28 constitu tional reform proposals opens its second round of crossCanada hearings today in Tor The Ontario capital is the only stop on an abbreviated twoday trip which originally was four days and included Thun der Bay and The agenda was changed mainly because it was badly organized and people didnt have any notice said Lome NDP constitutional It would have been a A disaster might have been a slight im provement for the considering how poorly things have gone in its first internal fights over bud gets and public battles over patronage con tracts have turned the committee into a bit of While a large part of its mandate is to take to the road and hear what people havejto so far the only stop outside of Ottawa was a twoday visit to Prince Edward the committees work has been limited to technical briefings from senior bu Everyone on the committee hopes the problems of the first month are a closed The hearings in Toronto will have a differ ent look than what took place in Charlot tetown earlier this In Prince Edward after hearing from Premier Joe the 30member com mittee splintered into 11 different groups to fan out and visit local high They heard passionate but often unin formed opinions and committee members of ten found themselves explaining and defend ing the In the committee will meet as a first with academics and then with the Ontario governments constitutional Mounties probe link in robbery BEAVER RCMP have not ruled out a connection between the weekend murder of a local farmer and a robbery at a nearby Police spent the weekend searching the area around a barn where Elmer Dunlap was found lying face down early Saturday with two gunshot wounds appar ently to the Yuill went to his barn at to milk the He was found at about 6 by a No including YuilPs re ported hearing The the second in the Truro area this has baffled police and Yuills rela tives I cant understand why anybody would harm said sister Betty He didnt have an enemy in the RCMP are looking into several in cluding a possible link to an armed robbery late Friday in said Kurt Eichen We have had meetings with Truro police and we are investigating that as a possibili Professional con artists bilking Tbronto MDs TORONTO A ring of about 200 profes sional con artists are scamming Toronto doc tors into giving them prescription drugs that they sell on the a weekend conference was The entrepreneurial drug seekers are bilking the medical system out of hundreds of thousand of perhaps millions of each year in the illicit Brian Goldman told members of the Cana dian Medical Society on Alcohol and Other Drugs on He estimated there could be as many as of the con artists in the people who might look quite Its a con and were the amateurs going up against a group of slick profession he Goldman warned the doctors they have to be almost like detectives to avoid getting scammed by the con who can destroy a doctors professional But the con artists are often going into the doctors office feigning the right symptons to get prescriptions for drugs such as which contains morphine and is known as drugstore Politicians accused of misleading Quebec CALGARY Quebecers are being misled into thinking Canada doesnt want them by top politicians who prefer to says the head of a Senate reform Quebecers are emotionally whipped up by the elite at the top whod rather run their own country than run a said Kathyrn Farmer Bert They are being told by their government and media that their language and culture are at risk from the rest of Brown heads a group advocating a Triple E which seeks elected and effec tive representation for each who will discuss his views at a tlireeday constitutional conference in Ot tawa later this said anglophones must be sympathetic to the fact Quebec feels If were going to keep this country togeth we have to realize Quebec feels threat ened by the majority of Englishspeaking people in the rest of said LEGEND ARY LEGEND COUPE The World Woman with rare fatal illness killed as wind rips umbrella from mooring BIRCHWOOD ACURA 222 Pembina 4538312 YOUR TRADEIN IS WORTH MORE THAN EVER SEE DEALER FOR DETAILS TODAY MORE THAN YOU THINK FOR LESS THAN YOU THOUGHT From the news services Lori KeevilMathews knew a rare disease would soon take her life and vowed to enjoy the time she had So on a she and her husband jumped into their car Saturday and rushed to see artist Christos huge yellow umbrellas at Tejon Pass in Southern A few hours the 34yearold Camarillo insurance agent was dead killed when a 220kilogram um brella tore loose from its foundation in a driving wind and crushed her head against a Im just so her Michael said yesterday in recounting how a huge gust of wind sent an umbrella hurtling about 10 metres into his Because of her known as Lori Keevil Mathews warned her husband when they married two years ago that she only had 10 more years to Her rare which was diag nosed at age caused nonmalig nant tumors that secrete hormones that affect the heart rate and blood Malaria trials set WASHINGTON A old Chinese treatment for malaria will have its first international hu man trials in the the World Health Organization said yes For traditional Chi nese medicine has used a plant called quinghao Artemisia annua is the scientific name to treat the chills and fever associated with the dis Chinese researchers isolated the effective later developing a compound called arte They have administered more than two million doses of the and clinical trials are sched uled to start in Malawi and Papua New Guin Umbrella uprooted from base Saturday killed Vaccine tests near Kurd bases bombed PARIS France will start tests on humans next year of one component of a possible vaccine against researchers said But they cautioned the potential already tested on a chimpan might not work against all strains of the Acquired Immune De ficiency Syndrome The tests will be carried out by the Institut Pasteur and the National Agency for AIDS research on 20 to 60 volunteers who have not been in fected with the AIDS Six tickets winners Cooling off a week of Lotto Florida offi cials announced yesterday that a smallerthanexpected jackpot of about million US will be shared by holders of six winning None of the winners had identified themselves by late said lottery secretary Marcia The six numbers drawn late Saturday were The six winners will still receive nearly million paid out over 20 1 Turkey Turkey bombed northern Iraq for a third day continuing its attacks on bases belonging to Turkeys Kurdish Iraqi Kurds said two civilians were killed and threatened retalia The semiofficial Anatolia news agency said Turkish air force F104 Starfighter jets resumed the bomb ing early in the Turkeys third military incursion into Iraq in three months was launched Friday after guerrillas of the illegal Kurdish Labor Party PKK attacked army border out killing at least 17 soldiers and wounding Girl gangs clash teenage girls wield ing swords attacked three members of a rival killing one girl and in juring two police said yester The aged 16 to were members of a gang called Beggar They accused the rival gang of be ing rude and the police officers said on condition of anonym v   

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