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   Winnipeg Free Press (Newspaper) - February 5, 1992, Winnipeg, Manitoba                                Local Job fund bflttte City councillors charge the province is using job fund to boost Dave Browns chances for mayor 113 Etfng A good diet doesnt mean dumping Tave foods overnight C23 Thinking growth A contract from the federal government has put Mind Computer on expansion wavelength Sports Intht btack Bombers report modest profit for 1991 season D35 VOL 120 NO 66 PUBLICATIONS MAIL REGISTRATION NO 0286 it Winnipeg Free Press 35 Weekly home delivery in outside city February 1992 UpFront Chicago police role in abduction spurs diplomatic flap 14a artffori an nffilial will ttrhn hfiH fiMm n0rtAr1 hv rifrv nnlirP MM fa tn him nnnfrnl nf f HA Times are tough for circus From Russtoy with fear lack of space and bad equipment are daily challenges at Mos cows oldest but performers and keepers try to make the animals as comfort able as Handlers would like to feed the animals but it simply isnt for humans Basic food supplies in Russia will run out forms designed to replenish bare store a Russian newspaper reported yes BAH Lost desert city found LOS taken from space have led explorers to the lost city of called the Atlantis of the sands by Lawrence of buried in the desert of remote southern Expedition leaders Nicholas Clapp and George Hedges speculated the inhab ited from about 2800 BC to AD may have been the earliest known shipping cen tre for fragrant gum resin harvested farther pdssi bly was the source of frankincense offered to Jesus by one of the wise Researchers found the city by tracing an cient desert roads in pictures taken from several including the space shuttle Challenger in October 617 Deaths become symbol police in this mainlyAlbanian region threatened a group of children headed to illegal language class then shot to death two men who ran to the screaming childrens villagers The deaths of the two whom police describe as Albanian have be come a flashpoint in the longsimmering dispute over the Serbian province of Koso Since July Serbian authorities have disbanded the Kosovo parliament and banned instruction in the Albanian lan IA10 ODDITIES I had a was a dream come true an Edmonton woman who won almost million in Lotto Muriel Eckers son Wyeth telephoned his mom five weeks ago from Vancouver to tell her he had a premonition about some lucky lottery I had a I saw these num bers and Im not sure if the last number was 44 or so put it down as a Wyeth told So for the next five weeks played her sons And the dream came true last Friday when she collected a cheque for at the lottery corpo rations Winnipeg QUOTE OF THE DAY All we can do is sit and wait for nature to take its Crown attorney David Prayer is willing to wait for the truth to come out in a drug B15 Ann Sports Variable Chance of atemoon Wind northwest 20 High3 Tomorrow Mainly High Sun Rlaaa am teta Moon Neea fata 7 38pm DetaHeD39 ByPaulWiecak Pofce Reporter Two Chicago police officers who took part in a botched kidnapping here Monday sparked a diplomatic incident that local po lice plan to pursue with the Crime Conrad Gislason said yester day he will ask the Justice Department to of ficially complain to the State Depart ment about the officers role in the kidnap ping of a 25yearold Fort Garry Well be conveying in the strongest possi ble terms our objections to the involvement of these two Gislason He added an official complaint will also be registered with the Chicago Police Depart The officers violated a Canadian statute that requires all foreign law enforcement agents to register with local authorities be fore conducting any he Gislason said the two officers accompanied Tammy De Silvas estranged An thony De when they forced their way into the womans home Monday morning and abducted Tammys mother said Anthony De Silvas father was also The abduction came to an end when the car the five were driving in was stopped at the Pembina border crossing by officials who had been alerted by city Sources said both officers carried Chicago Police Department shields and documenta tion and told the womans parents and border officials that they were escorting her to Chi cago on official The officers claimed they were enforcing an Illinois court decision that purportedly or dered Tammy De Silva returned to Chicago for a medical examination in connection with a the womans Robert says no such order He said the affair was an attempt by Anthony De Silva to establish guardianship of his es Thats him A woman identifies a suspect after three men broke into her Simcoe Street house by way of the back door Police found two of the suspects walking down Ellice Avenue four blocks from her tranged wife to give him control of the mil lions of dollars a court is expected to award her as a result of a 1987 car accident which left her a Winnipeg Staff Bill VanderGraaf said an investigation is continuing and no charges have yet been laid but police are treating the incident as a Depending on the Gislason the two officers along with De Silva and a woman who posed as a nurse during the inci dent may be extradited back to Canada to face abduction Nothing mother could do B14 Torrent of grim news rising ByGordMclntosh Canadian Press Venezuelan rebels captured Body counts vary after loyalist troops crush coup attempt From APCPReuters soldiers repulsed an at tack by rebel troops and tanks on Venezuelas presidential palace crushing an attempt to topple one of Latin Americas old est Fourteen soldiers died and SI were said Fernando the defence min Morgue officials counted an additional 42 bodies all civilians killed in El National newspaper reported 70 dead in Car acas By yesterday Ochoa said loyal troops had completely suffocated the He said later a total of 133 officers and 953 enlisted men had been One detained coup Fran cisco said the rebels had wanted to rescue the Venezuelan people from politi from demagoguery and In a speech late President Car Soldiers loyal to president search rebel troops for weapons los Andres Perez called the coup a shameful action conducted by ambitious But he said he was proud an immense majority had remained loyal despite the up risings in the four biggest Witnesses said loyal F16 fighter pilots fired on rebellious troops from the Paramac uay Armored Brigade in 160 kilo metres west of sj See Perez OTTAWA In an avalanche of bad eco nomic bankruptcies have soared to a record level while jobs continue to disappear and consumer confidence Ottawa was scrambling yesterday to put the best light possible on one disturbing an nouncement after including Gulf Canada Resources pulling out of the Hibernia energy project and Imperial Oil laying off Across Canada a recordbreaking consumers and businesses failed last up from in 1990 and almost double the insolvencies in The consumer and business bank ruptcies in Manitoba smashed the 1990 record of and doubled the previous record of set in the 1982 Of the 1991 there were con sumer with Ontario account ing for of In consumer bankruptcies rose 36 per cent to but business failures dropped by seven per cent to A big sellof f of Canadian dollars that began in Europe helped push the loonie yesterday to its lowest level in 18 The dollar ended the day at down cents from It traded even at the before rebounding slightly in the Its being slaughtered said Chris foreign exchange specialist at the Canadian Imperial Bank of A lower dollar helps make Canadian ex ports more competitive but imports become more expensive for Imperial Oil announced layoffs and the closing of service stations in a re About 10 of Winnipegs Imperial Oil stations are expected to Too many litres chasing too few custom ers in the marketplace was how company chairman Arden Haynes explained the lay PetroCanada announced two weeks ago it was shutting down onethird of its See Consumers A black Tuesday officials scramble A8 Oil cutbacks defended A8 set record B14 Man vowed to kill but may go free By Kevin Rollaaon Law Courts Reporter I am going to dedicate the rest of my life to encourage violence and hatred toward says one of the letters police found in Owen Goosens I vow to kill a woman if I am said Police found the names of several women in his Hearing the letters a judge was remindedof Marc Lepines murderous rampage in But Goosen could be out of jail He was given a suspended sentence in provincial court on a mischief conviction He remains in custody on another pending bail review not her real was one of the women named in Goosens She lives Im who wouldnt be said who asked that her name not be If hes vowed to kill people I dont feel safe to leave my Police round the letters in December but Julie tint heard about them from a Named in hate neighbor shaken of Gatineau pleaded guilty yesterday to destroying some of his mothers furniture Inside his mothers police found a dressmakers dummy with a knife stuck in its At the Goosen was on bail on a charge of possessing a restricted He is alleged to have been making a rifle with a Bail on that pending charge was revoked after the furniture During a search of Goosens police found the chilling letters that set out a homicidal hatred of women and Goosen told a doctor these writings were only I am going to dedicate the rest of my life to encourage violence and hatred toward Crown attorney John Barr reading the beginning with the last written in I vow to kill a woman if I am I day I get to laugh in the face of a I want to kill I want to strangle She is so I must make more I will carry guns wherever I Gopaen wrote he wants to start a new religious state religion and politics to encourage hatred and violence against Im going to kill a I will I Im very upset with the I feel like killing them Provincial Judge Sam Minuk recalled Lepines massacre of 14 women in the Montreal Polytechnique in We all know the terrible things which happened with a man who had a very bad antiwoman feeling in This is in the back of my I dont want anything like that to happen in A psychiatrists report said Guosen didnt show enough symptoms to be kept locked although he might be on the threshold pf a major psychological rejecting Barrs request fora sentence of up to four ordered Goosen to continue seeking psychiatric help while on probation for three not to have contact with the women he and to be under the care of his Julie said she was angry a reporters call was the first she heard of Goosens Barr said police couldnt find any of the women listed as targets in the But found by a reporter in the phone said All they had to do was look in the city Waltraud president of the Manitoba Association of Womens said it is disturbing to think such a troubled young man could be out on the streets next Grieger said the court may feel there is not enough evidence to hold but she said society needs to find some alternative way of helping people when the potential for violence is The women listed should have been she Barr said the most the court could do was issue a restraining order for the women Goosen named outside of he didnt make specific threats against IN THURSDAY S FREE PRESS Men can add more color to wardrobe with wider ties   

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