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Brandon Sun (Newspaper) - April 5, 1986, Brandon, Manitoba Brandon Sun saturday april 5, 1986 local Canada 5 a welted at fabulous attention full Colour. Hinged enamel bracelets. A must have for your Spring wardrobe. From intensely bold to delicate pastel shades. Wear them the new Way. In multiples. By the armful. Wide $15. Medium $12. Narrow $8.thank-you to our Many valued customers and friends from Brandon and Western Manitoba area. Your patronage and Loyal support Over the past 40 years has been greatly to All it has been a privilege and pleasure to serve you. Sincerely Charles Watt Quot Watts men s wean Ltd. 821 Princess ave. Downtown Brando Farmers and business owners. At u amp r tax services our staff have undergone special training to ensure you claim every legitimate deduction and credit Allan Milton jacks _ _ chief executive officer we can save you Money. Is 244-1 oth Street monday to Friday 9 . To 9 . Saturday 9 . To 5 . 727-5177 Brandon gallery 9 30 . To 9 . Weekdays saturday 9 30 . To s . 726t0537 no appointment necessary other area offices Dauphin Glenboro Killarney Portage Sandy Lake Virden Pilot Mound r ask about services tax Rush refund buying service 100% Canadian _ offices nationwide appreciation concert Dave Bradley a 1984 graduate of Brandon University a school of music plays his Lute during a concert at the Western Manitoba Centennial auditorium Friday. Faculty and photo for the Sun by Joe Bryksa students put on the concert to show appreciation for the generous support Given by the Brandon Kinsmen club towards the Queen Elizabeth ii music building. Hostage taker gets five years Ottawa up a an sex convict who admitted holding an official in the bahamian High commission hostage this week was sentenced to five years in prison Friday. Provincial court judge Patrick White ordered that Clifford David William Maltby a five year term for unlawful confinement begin Only after he finishes serving a previous sentence for fraud. That sentence was originally due to expire in november 1987 but Maltby 39, was released from prison March 14 on mandatory supervision. The High commissions vice Consul. Janet Rahming was held hostage in the commission s office in a downtown Ottawa office building from late tuesday afternoon until about 7 . Wednesday. Maltby whose original target was Liberal Leader John Turner had demanded that an unused fireball in downtown Ottawa be converted to a facility for the homeless that a Friend be released from freight rate increase of about 20% feared Kingston Penitentiary and that Maltby and his Friend be dropped off in a Northern wilderness area. In his statement to the court Friday Maltby said he still feels strongly about the plight of people on the Street. Maltby also received a sentence of one year for unlawful Possession of a handgun and three years for threatening Rahming s life. Both sentences will be concurrent with the longer sentence for unlawful confinement. Glasses fitted Contact lenses or. Gerald r. Dressler optometrist 1116 Rosser ave. Phone 727-1421 Ottawa up a the Canadian transport commission has completed the first step in calculating what the Federal government and Prairie Farmers will pay the railways to haul Grain in the crop year which starts aug. I. It will be few months before the actual freight rate for the new crop year is determined. Still to be calculated Are the Impact that inflation and the amount of Grain to be shipped will have on the rate. Most observers expect the new rate will be about 20 per cent higher than the present $6 a tonne. The commission said the total Cost of moving of Grain in the 1986-87 crop year will increase by at least one per cent based on the calculation of the variable costs involved in moving Grain in the 1984-85 crop year. It said that the total freight Cost in 1984 was $817.8 million to move 32.9 million tonnes. Variable costs Are those directly related to the movement of the Grain and done to include All of the company a overhead charges. Under the Western Grain transportation act the commission is supposed to recalculate the variable costs every four years. The commission had been using 1980 figures the act passed in 1983, spelled the end to the historic Crow nest pass rates for hauling Grain. Freight rates Are calculated annually. As Well the government pays a transportation subsidy of about $660 million to cover railway Grain hauling losses. 8uckle-up for safety ayerst laboratories announcement Leona Pace ayerst medical representative for southwestern Manitoba was recently recognized for outstanding sales performance. In 1985, Leona achieved the highest sales percentage increase of All Manitoba ayerst representatives. Winnipeg up a 13-year Battle Between the Manitoba government and a . Consulting firm Over the Churchill Forest industries affair has ended with a $3-million settlement in the provinces favor a joint news release stated Friday. The province through its Manitoba development corp., filed a lawsuit in 1973 against Arthur d. Little inc., a Boston based consulting firm. The lawsuit claimed $25 million in damages. It claimed that in the 1960s, Manitoba taxpayers were victims of a massive $36.6-million fraud by the Northern Manitoba company and that agents for Arthur d. Little were negligent in their capacity As technical consultants for the Forest project at the Pas. Although some of the company a officers were convicted of fraud in 1983 and the firms principals including austrian Alexander Kasser. Paid $1 million in damages the civil suit against the consulting firm has taken All these years to Settle. It was the provinces longest and costliest Legal Battle. In 1977, the province complained in a statement of claim that Arthur d. Little was partly responsible for a $60-million Cost overrun at the company a Plant operated today by the province As Manfor Ltd. Tracing the history of the consultants involvement in the company the province said Little agreed in 1967 to provide certification and feasibility studies and drawings for the project. The claim said it agreed to certify government loaned Money was spent wisely that purchases of More than $10,000 were tendered and specifications made available to at least three recognized suppliers and that invoice charges were reasonable. This week. Manitoba lawyers and Arthur d. Little inc. Agreed the firm would pay Manitoba $3 million Canadian As a form of settlement in the complaint attorney general Roland Penner said Friday. The settlement was approved by the provincial Cabinet wednesday and by the firms executive thursday Penner said. In Exchange All Legal claims against Arthur d. Little inc. And Arthur d. Little of Canada Ltd. Will be dropped Deputy attorney general Tanner Elton said. Royal Bank cuts mortgage rates Toronto up a borrowing costs eased Friday As the Royal Bank of Canada the country a largest Cut mortgage rates and the Cost of Loans to its top corporate customers. Mortgage rates were reduced by one Quarter of one percentage Point. One year rates go to 10.75 per cent two year toll per cent and three four and five year rates to 11.25 per cent. The Royal lowered the Blue Chip prime rate from 12 per cent to 11.75 per cent. All rate changes Are effective monday. Up rail ii herbicide control program Public notice is hereby Given that the up rail engineering department intends to conduct the following herbicide control program on railway property during 1986. To control weeds and Brush on the ballast Section of the following Yards and rail lines a. Keewatin subdivision m mileage 33.4 to m. 125.7 b. Winnipeg Yard c. Carberry subdivision m. O o to m. 133.1 d. Portage la Prairie and Brandon Yards e. Wheatland Spur m. O o to m. 28.0 f. Broadview subdivision m. 0.0 to 74.7 projected dates of application Are from May 1 to August 15, 1986. Herbicides to be used include Primato nine 0, Karmez glean Spike 80 w. Interested parties May Send written comments on the above herbicide control program within fifteen 15 Days of the publication of this notice to Manitoba environment and workplace safety amp health Box 7, building 2-139 Tuxedo Avenue Winnipeg Manitoba r3n 0h6 . Tripp regional Engineer up rail Winnipeg income tax cancer can be beaten n i Vuk i Cana i duo t Manitoba division Minnedosa consumer co operative limited annual meeting St. Alphonsus Church Minnedosa Man. Thursday april to 8 . A election of directors a Board reports a financial reports a film and Coop upgrade a door prizes a refreshments and dainties the Board of directors Minnedosa Consumers co operative limited in Brief lottery provincial number Toronto up a the $500,000 winning number in Friday s prov Ocial lottery draw is 2182886. There a re also subsidiary prizes. In Case of a discrepancy Between his number and the official list the latter Jill prevail. Manitoba govt . Consultants Settle old score Vivie to enter plea Edward Michael Vivie the Man charged with first degree murder in the Christmas eve shooting of Brandon inn bouncer Charles Starr will appear in court of Queen s Bench april 14 to have a trial Date set. Or. Vivie. 27. Will enter a plea to the murder charge and to a charge of assault with a weapon stemming from the same incident Crown attorney Lawrence Mcinnes said Friday. Or. Starr. 26, was shot once in the Back with a .22-calibre gun shortly after the ninth Street bar closed dec. 24. He died in Brandon general Hospital Christmas Day. Priest shot in Bock Quebec up a a Quebec missionary slain in Honduras last month after working with the poor in the Central american country for More than 20 years died of a gunshot wound in the Back says a Coroner s report made Public Friday. The report said Rev. William Arsenault a appears to have died of massive internal Haemorrhaging due to the passage of a Bullet having gone through the body from right to left from Back to front and slightly eyewitnesses said Arsenault 54, a native of Bonaventure que., had been shot in the stomach. Bombing in . Trail. . Up a police say they have no idea Why two dynamite bombs were placed beside Power poles in a downtown Alley of this Southeastern British Columbia town. There were no injuries when one of the bombs exploded Early Friday morning shattering windows in an adjoining anglican Church and shaking the ground. The Power pole the bomb was placed beside was not damaged. Seven hours later two members of the Vancouver police bomb squad dismantled the second . Which had malfunctioned then later detonated the dynamite in a Remote area. Police were a at a loss a to explain the motive for the bombs said Trail Romp Cpl. Lyle Kennedy. A it did catch us off he said a a we be had no Telephone culls no letters no the bombs were about 200 metres apart. The second bomb contained dynamite commercial fertilizer a which can be explosive under cer join circumstances a a timing Deuce and a Large Battery

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