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Brandon Sun (Newspaper) - February 19, 1962, Brandon, Manitoba The forecast a lonely colder Low 15 a High 5 Antiq to 81 St year no. La Brandon Man monday february 19, 1962 12 pages 117 Days fatality free City edition argue claims taken Guiana uits nip labor clique ver control bids to join they re off a Fred Pilcher left president of Brandon s annual Bonspiel lends a hand As mayor s. A. Magnacca gets his Rock ready to kick off the big i event at the wheat City Arena this morning. A total of 156 rinks went into the Hack on 25 sheets of ice today and the big winners will be known next saturday night As the finals Are played at the Arena. See details on Page six. Disastrous weekend sees 253 germans die in flood Himburg apr North German coastal cities and towns. With wide areas still underway we relax East hit by storms Brandon hard hit by snowstorms in the last two weeks relaxes today while the storm spotlight shifts to Southern Ontario. Newfoundland and the . Midwest. A trend to colder weather will continue Over the Brandon area tonight and tuesday with the Weatherman predicting a few Snow flurries tonight Cloudy skies with sunny intervals and a Low temperature tonight and High tomorrow of fifteen below and five above Zero. Overnight Low was to below while the High sunday was 13 above. At ii of . The Mercury at Brandon Airport registered -4. It Rose to i at 11 00 . And at noon the temperature was i i o. The forecast for below Ero weather although not pleasant to contemplate nevertheless makes better Reading than Ontario a w Here wind driven Snow swept Southern areas today. An eastbound storm is expected to die out tonight in the face it bad weather moving in from the Atlantic. The Atlantic storm battered Newfoundland with Snow and w i n d s up to 60 Miles an hour at St. Johns. The rest a i the maritime had Clear cold weather while Quebec had Cloudy skies and sub Zero weather. To the South crippling Snow and sleet storms which battered the Midwest during the weekend leaving a Blanket of Snow two feet deep and sheets of ice blustered into the Northeast today. Ter. Today struggled to bring some kind of order from the tragic havoc of weekend floods. Flags flew at half Mast for a mounting death toll that stood j at 253 according to official figures. It was expected to Rise As Rescue squads in rubber boats and motor launches a combed the area for More flood victims. In Hamburg a City of 1.800, too people the toll stood at 108 this morning. Food and drinking water was becoming a serious problem for tens of thousands who had spent their third night in flood bound houses. Rescuers were giving priority to distributing emergency rations. Gas and electricity came on again for Large parts of Hamburg alter a two Day failure thai left Homes dark and cold during the Gale driven flood catastrophe. Factories and business firms were asked to use Only half their Normal requirement however to keep from overtax ing the still lined to vet Supply. Schools and the Hamburg University were closed until wednesday and students joined the thousands of volunteers who turned out to help restore order and Aid flood victims. A priority Job was repair of Dike Breaks that let flood Waters sweep Over Low lying coastal Farmland. Thousands of German soldiers were assigned to the task. Morning skies were heavily overcast and temperatures were slightly above freezing. Winds were mild and weather officials forecast no new flood danger although a full Moon tonight meant Peak tides. Remains tense Georgetown a an Uncertain peace settled on this British Guiana capital today after a siege of rioting looting and burning. Labor leaders called off their general strike against leftist Premier Cheddie Jagan but his East Indian followers were reported plotting reprisals in the hinterlands. British armed forces hurriedly flown from Jamaica and London on Appeal from Jagan. Still were braced for trouble although fire blackened George town was quiet. Racial tensions Between negroes and East indians appeared to run High after riot in _ negro mobs burned one Hall Square mile of Georgetown a business Centre and it East Indian stores last Friday. The rioting left six dead scores injured and $11,000,000 property damage. Jagan an East Indian gets most of his support from East Indian Farmers and workers outside Georgetown. Negroes generally support Forbes Burnham Leader of the people s National Congress party. Tensions relaxed somewhat a sunday nigh however with the announcement of labor leaders i that they had called off their week Long strike. The Back to work Call came after the Union leaders met three and a half hours with Jagan Hazen argue and wife Jean off to Ottawa in a Surprise announcements j f i i i i it shocked some quarters a the c countdown Brans or a a d n a a the nip now has become in _ i a the tool of a Small labor clique weather i in proves hair a he said in an interview later a a. Trn. I /. Al l. That control of the nip formed Cape canaveral a. A a ? a5 y a by Kcf and a weather picture buoyed Hopes today that astronaut groups rests with three men i John Glenn will be launched toward a round the Earth the leaders of the United pack orbit tuesday after months of delays. Grit group Ottawa it a Hazen argue who quit the new democratic party sunday has made a formal move to sit in parliament As a Liberal my sources Here said today. Regina up a Hazen argue the fighting Farmer politician from Saskatchewan and Kcf member of the House of commons for 17 years bolted from the new democratic party sunday because it has a become the tool of a Small labor or. Argue was Leader of the Kcf nip group in the commons and is former National Leader of the Kcf party. Veteran Cofer elected the first half of a split two Day countdown was started at 2 30 a in. The pre count was finished at 6 . With both the Atlas t o o s t e r rocket and Quot Friendship 7&Quot spacecraft ready. Officials wire shooting for Ltd neb a Ween 7 .30 a 12 30 tuesday. A and Liz recovers out tuesday Rome f a it a Elizabeth Taylor was reported making a raped recovery today after being rushed to the Hospital saturday with a mysterious ailment that turned out to he food poisoning. Doctors said the 29-year-old Beauty starring in the movie spectacle Cleopatra being filmed in Rome should he Able to leave the Hospital by tuesday. The weather Outlook in tile Cape canaveral Vicinity gave officials some concern. A cold front preceded by a Squall was advancing into Northern Florida this morning. This could leave lingering in the Cape area tuesday possibly delaying the shot tor the Lith time. Look for holes however officials were hopeful holes could be found in the Clouds through which he rocket could be fired. Enghouse workers of America the United steelworkers of Ottawa up h. W. America and the United Auto j Herridge Kcf my for workers Union All affiliated Kootenay West today was with the Canadian labor cont ,. Uress. Or. Arum also advised elected House Leader of the Farmers to avoid the nip Quot like-1, a a new democratic the i party group at a caucus a leadership of the nip which branded As a a untrue should be More democratic and statements by Hazen Arnot so susceptible to control and i gue who resigned sunday dictation. 0 a Ara he said in pie interview. Although or. Argue declined. A states nato allies to Cut Trade i to comment on his plans he is a an Bald 10 announcing or. With Cuba a expected to join the Liberal i Elevon that a Dep a . Spokesman said Walt party following his former uni Rostow counsellor and chair verify Roommate Ross that i j Man of the policy planning coun Cher. Or. Thatcher left the Kcf jail would Conter wit ii is. In 1955, joined the a 1945 received the unanimous nato ambassador Thomas Fin year later and in 1960 became common Prouo Toter later May. He la of Mer of the Saskatchewan petted to make his bid for Trade Jeri Patty i. A a. In Arr Cut Trade with Cuba . Plea Tariske k Ais Stair department official arrived in Jaris today to urge the United la ugh As Fisher Kcf my for port Arthur said and caucus hair Uty Leader will be named a week from today. Or. Fisher said or. Herridge 67 this month and an it since regular j Ottawa i Jean. He said today nato Council at its meeting wednesday. ,.i the United slates Hopes to get said Hopes to make a nato co operation on a ban of speech in the commons tuesday a Complete Check of the weath arms and strategic materials or was due for about mid shipments to Cuba As Wrell As a flight tonight after which offi reduction in other Trade with vials were to make a prelim Cuba to the fullest extent pos nary decision. Sible. No a caucus expressed disappoint embargoes before the 15-nation or argue Ament at the resignation of or. Argue particularly with respect to the reasons Given regarding a labor domination. Blasts statement he said or. Argues statement was a a staggering in its misconception and the experience since the founding of the nip last August was that its basis was wider than that of the Kcf and arrange the location of his seat in the House. Or. Argue who last August lost to t. C. Tommy Douglas in a hid for National leadership of the nip. Announced his resignation at a press conference. He sent a Telegram of Resigna Tion to Michael Oliver National party and that there is no dorm president of the party Harold nation by group or groups or. Winch. Deputy parliamentary Fisher said. Header of the Kcf nip group or. Herridge election took land Douglas Fisher Kcf Mem-1 place at a meeting attended by see Story of Europe on Page 4 of you want to know what you should know about the Sixes and sevens in Europe read the Story of the gradual emergence of a big third world Power a Europa. A series of seven articles explaining the creation and growth of the european common Market starts today on Page 4. Lier of the commons for port Arthur. Or. Thatcher immediately invited his old schoolmate to join the Liberal party. Or. Argue Kcf maps Harold Winch Vancouver East Arnold Peters Timis Kaming Frank Howard Skeena and by Walter Pitman nip a Peterborough. Murdo consulted with or. Thatcher into Martin member for Timmins the Early hours sunday before i was not present. Erhart Regier. J deciding to make his announce member for Burnaby Coquitlam Ament. Its in British Guiana. Or. Argue has represented the or. Herridge is the senior Rural constituency 01 Assiniboia Kcf it both in age and in in Ottawa for the Kcf since years in parliament. He first en-1945. He was 24 when first tired parliament and sat As an elected one of the youngest Independent Kcf my at Odds men Ever sent to the commons with the party organization and or. Argue said at the press previously was a member of the conference British Columbia legislature 18 killed in traffic 7 children die in fire North Bay cp1�?police today searched the ruins of a one Storey farm House near Here for the bodies of five children and two teen agers believed to have died when the Structure was swept by tire. Missing and believed to have died in the fire Early today Are the five children of or. And mrs. John Henry Foisy identified As angelic 7 Gerald. 6 Julien 4 Micheline 2. And Rochelle. La months. The children were in the care of Denise Foisey 14, a Cousin and Monica Bourdon to both of Bonfield about 20 Miles East of Here. Police said the parents were away from Home sunday night on a business trip to Kiosk about 50 Miles Southeast of North Bay. They turned Early today to find police sifting the ruins of their Home both were taken to Hospital and have been placed under sedation. Quot the action i take today i feel is not one of leaving the Kcf because the Kcf As we have known it has now ceased to exist. The Kcf a has passed into history. The course i followed today is in a real measure out of respect for the Kcf a. The Ideal that was the Kcf integrity honesty Justice impelled my to take this in the interview he said Quot with my experience and a gananian to Ress Survey knowledge of the House and a from 6 Fonda it t0 Midnight culture in Western Canada sunday shows Ontario and que and with a thorough knowledge Quot Ith nine Accident Dea in of dangers within the nip peach. British Columbia and feel it is my duty to present the Nova Scotia each had four a a Manitoba by the Canadian press Flig teen of the 28 persons killed in accidents during the weekend in Canada died in Trai Fie mishaps. A Canadian press j Strong views every Public platform Quot i hold at and on deaths arid Alberta Congo hit steam a no Steve a the thermometer read below Zero the instruments of the salvation army Bondsmen froze up. But when mayor Steve Magnacca plunged a shovel into the fire heated Earth saturday afternoon steam billowed up. The occasion was the official Sod turning for the new salvation army j building on the North East Corner of first Street and i Princess Avenue. At left is senior major Stanley n. Preece while at right is Stanley a Witt chairman of the building committee. Construction of the new building will Start before Spring with the Laving of the Cornerstone tentatively planned for May. The salvation army also owns a dwelling House on the lot which will be converted to army use As the salvation arow moves toward new facilities for continued service. Leopold Ville 1 routers a a Sun photo of our ii Diu no a members of hic Congo s ,000 member civil servants Union went on strike Here today cutting most communications with the outside world. The strikers Are demanding higher pay and better conditions and have threatened to stay out traffic. Until the government replies to with one each each had one. Saskatchewan n e w Bruns a Wick. Prince Edward Island and i Newfoundland had a fatality free weekend. Two of Ontario a eight traffic fatalities were in a two car col-1 vision at Hagersville during a snowstorm. The other death was that of a Young Man who is believed to have fallen from the Balcony of his Toronto apartment saturday. Quebec had five deaths in British Columbia two. In Nova Scotia to their demands. Manitoba and Alberta

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