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Brandon Sun (Newspaper) - October 24, 1970, Brandon, Manitoba Weekend Magazine 89th year jew no. 234 a serving Western Manitoba strive lo82 Brandon man., saturday october 24, 1970 phone 727-24 tue United Way my Mem in r it 1970 target $114,200 total to Date $22.19�?� Price. To Cen today5 now sought in Quebec abductions Sod turning ceremonies mayor Bill Wilton addresses a Large audience comprised mainly of senior citizens at Sod turning ceremonies which were conducted on the property directly behind the present City Hall. Other dignitaries included the Hon. Len Evans representing the province of Manitoba n. Osier. Manitoba housing and renewal corporation Lan Brown architect. Smith Carter and Searle Rev j. R. J Brandon ministerial association. Albert Pettitt a Long time Brandon resident and senior citizen shovelled the Sod. Senior citizens Money of for Hospital to replace Assiniboine building a senior citizen turned the Sod Friday afternoon for a Low rental apartment building for senior citizens on the present City Hall site. The building is to be located on the rear portion of the present City Hall on an area which was being used until earlier this week As a parking lot with Entrance from ninth Street. Mayor William Wilton said yesterday the City is not contemplating building a new parking lot in the area. A citizens will have to make greater use of the lot on the Corner of Princess Avenue and tenth he said.$1,588,245 by loan set for housing James Richardson minister of Supply and services announced Friday a $1,588,245 loan to Brandon University for the construction of a student housing project for Brandon provided under the National housing aet. The Luau is for 50 years with an interest rate of time per cent. The loan will assist in the construction of an 11-Storey building containing 40 single Aud 120 double bedrooms the Federal loan is made under a Section of the Nua which provides Long term Loans for the construction or the acquisition and conversion of existing buildings for student housing projects. The housing project is currently under construction on the Amer site Campus and is expected to lie finished in August 197started the Low rental senior citizens building will have seven floors its main floor will be allotted for a drop in Centre for senior citizens. Neil Osier manager of the Manitoba housing and renewal Auto Emty said the $750,000 building Wall be completed sometime next favors Edward Mcgill pc la for Brandon West favors the Federal governments decision to invoke the War measures aet. Speaking to a meeting of Brandon East progressive conservative association last night at the East end Community Centre. Or. Mcgill said �?�1 feel that i a Situa lion As serious As the one Quebec is facing now. We must accept the judgment it the party by Power. A Elf the information they Are privileged to have has made them feel that die extreme Montreal Chi the front d action poli Tique a group running candidates in the Montreal municipal election sunday initiated a $3,600,000 damage action Friday against mayor Jean Drapeau for statements allegedly harmful to the organization and its Carnic dates. The lawsuit taken on behalf of the movement known As Fraps by its lawyer Gaetan Robe r to claims $500,000 damages to it As an organization and $100,000 each for damages to its candidates. Copies of the Legal documents concerned were delivered to newspaper news service and broadcasting stat Ion Oil ices Quot till a letter from counsel Robert declaring that the Frap organization and its defendant i ii d u s i r y and Commerce minister Len Evans in Braudon Tor the Sod turning for the new Sun interviews to candidates today a Sun contains interviews with Allio Aldermani candidates in wednesdays civic elections. The candidates speak out on a variety of topics and Sun City Hall reporter m. Maroon Siddiqi adds a summary of the voting records of incumbent aldermen running for re election. That son pages 4 and 5 in today a Brandon Wmk Powers of the War measures aet be invoked i think we must accept their judgement a a or. Mcgill said. A i think it is not very reasonable for people to say that the government has overreacted. It is easy to say that without ii a big All tile information that the Federal government has about the situation a he said. A Elf it is necessary it this time to give up some it our liberties and Civie rights then we should accept their curtailment for some time by order to preserve or. Mcgill said. Members a categorically denied with the greatest Vigoro the alleged statements of mayor Drapeau. They were made in broadcasts thursday and published Iii newspapers. The letter asked the news Media for i Iii Iii e d i a t e retractions and for publication of the Legal action. The letter said the lawsuit was an Quot initial refutation of the alleged Back clocks tonight Daylight saving time Quot ill my for allo thei year at j a in sunday when All Manitoba Points Quot ill revert to Central Standard time. People Are reminded to turn their clocks and watches Back one hour when they go to Bod tonight s Ohio r citizens apartment Complex on the City Hall grounds told Hie Sun Friday that the provincial arrangements for financing a replacement Tor the Assiniboine Hospital have been completed. Or. Evans who checked tile matter with health and social development minister Rene Toupin said that the provincial Cabinet has approved the expenditure of 80 per cent of the Cost of the new 200-bed extended care Hospital which is to be erected on the grounds of Brandon general Hospital. The Hospital said or. Evans a is now in the planning stage. Engineering and planning for a Hospital take a Long time but it is anticipated that construction will Start within six to 12 months. A designing of a Hospital is a Complex thing a said or. Evans a and not something to be rushed. However the Cabinet and the government have approved the expenditure of the the provincial government will pay 80 per cent of the costs of the new Hospital facility with tile concerned municipalities including Brandon sharing the other 20 per cent. The anticipated Cost of the Hospital which will provide slightly More bed space than the Assiniboine Hospital has been estimated at somewhat More than $4 million. The Cabinet decision has approved the expenditure of More than $2 million from provincial funds. Certain candidates for office Iii Hie civic election this month have been d e in Anding government action and mayor William Wilton was reported Friday As having said the a City can do nothing about Hospital construction and that a construction on the building will Start Only when the province is ready to hit Tup Over $2 the Cabinet decision said or Evans was made some time ago. And lie believed that the information had been made known at that time. Or. Toupin however told his fellow minister that he or. Toupin could not remember having made an announcement As such and asked or. Evans to assure rest dents of Brandon and District i hat the do lev Lins been approx cd the City share in the new Hospital will be More than $800,000 according to mayor Wilton with the balance of the Money to be put up by nearby municipalities whose residents Quot ill make use of the extended Cair Taeil Hes. Or. Evans also indicated that the government will probably e o in in i t fairly substantial amounts of Money to a major program of renovations and alterations at the Brandon Hospital for mental diseases probably to get under Way by summer. As Tor the replacement for tile aging Assiniboine Hospital w ii i e h occupies buildings erected during the second world War for temporary wartime military Hospital use. It is understood that planners designers and engineers Are studying plans for tile new Hospital. There is some area of concern. The Sun Lias Learned about whether or not to include the old a new Section of the Hospital the building which temporarily housed the school of nursing and nurses residence until the new building was completed i in the new Complex. It is reported that the existing Structure is a a sound but tile people involved have not yet made a final decision As to whether the new 200-bed Hospital will include the existing Section or Start from scratch for an entirely new building the Brandon East progressive conservative association has expressed its Confidence Iii Walter weirs leadership of the conservative party in the province. At a meeting last night at the East end Community Centre association members unanimously passed a motion supporting or Weir de Mcgill. Pc la Tor Brandon West Quot to was pres Cut at the meeting welcomed the associations decision say my he favors or. Weir s continuance As Leader. The provincial executive Council of the party meets in Winnipeg today to consider a recent request of the Young progressive conservatives to immediately Call a leadership convention Wile re anyone wanting to contest against i Weir could do so the Council of about 150 consists of pc members of the Manitoba legislature presidents of dts it conservative const Iii Leney ass m a Liumis i rom Montreal i Chi police today sought a t6tal of five men in the political abductions which have rocked this province of six million people. Late Friday night provincial police issued three new warrants on a Canada wide basis for tile arrest of men wanted for conspiracy in the kidnapping of the provinces labor minister. Pierre Laporte or. Laporte was abducted get. To and slain a week later by the terrorist front do liberation do Quebec. Iii kidnapping came five Days after that of British Emroy James a Jasper Cross. Or. Cross is believed still held by the revolutionary Fly which seeks the release of 23 jailed or accused criminals As the Price on his life. T h e British Trad e commissioner was last heard from sunday when police turned up a letter from him saying he was Well but his life still was in jeopardy. While police combing the province for the Elk hideout have admitted some anxiety Over or. Cross authorities said the search Lias not reached a dead end. In the House of commons Friday night solicitor general George Mcilraith said information lie has received from the Romp does not indicate police Are at a dead end. But it was not possible to make Public All the information available. The new warrants Call for the arrest of Francis Simard 23, described As a labourer. Bernard Lortie. 19, a student and Jacques Rose. 23. Also a labourer. Rose is a brother of Paul Rose. 27-year-old part time school teacher for whom a warrant was issued last sunday night in tile two kidnappings. At that time too a warrant was issued for Marc Carbonneau 37 year old taxi Driver. Montre Alers who have seen their Public buildings under guard by machine gun armed soldiers for More than a week saw Friday How thorough the search is. Afternoon Rush hour traffic in Midtown Montreal was halted As troops searched two military establishments. First they rushed to Mca Donnacona a naval Reserve station on Drummond Street just North of Busy Maisonneuve Boulevard. They sealed off a one Block area. Then they moved Over to the Corner of Bishop and St Catharine streets to surround the Canadian forces recruiting Centre. A r in e d services officers refused to give the specific reasons for the operations calling each a a routine Security farther Quot est on St. Catharine Street in neighbouring Westmount. Barbed wire Quot us Strung around the building of the Royal Montreal regiment across the province unsure Cess Lul pc candidates Iii the last election and represent Tives of the pc and the party s women a groups or. Mcgill said he favors a periodic review of the party leadership especially when the party is in opposition. But a leadership convention a at this time is uncalled for. Lie added. Or. Mcgill said he would favor a motion at the annual party conference it to be held in Winnipeg on nov 221 to Amend the party Constitution a to provide the machinery for periodic review of to last nights meeting. John Henderson. Or and mrs Bort King cd or and or Ken Burgess were ejected to represent tile association of the party 1 annual meet my it was also decided to Send delegates to the two Day party policy conference scheduled to take place in Winnipeg on nov 20 mid 21 the forecast mainly Minny Satin Hay and sunday. Low near to and Lii go sunday in the mid 50s. Frap sues mayor Drapeau City tories Back Weir As Leader mid East ceasefire Extension sought United nations apr the big four Powers have decided to press Egypt Jordan and Israel to extend the Middle East ceasefire past its nov. 5 expiration Date. That done they will work for a resumption of peace talks with an Eye toward eventual settlement of hostilities. United nations Secretary general u Thant announced the decision Friday night Atte a 3%-hour dinner with big four foreign ministers. Washington a the United states will sell 200 of its modern m-60 tanks to Israel to strengthen the bar lev line on the East Bank of the Suez canal the Washington Post reports. Israel will obtain the tanks Over a one year period under special credit terms. The Post says. The Purchase is said to be part of a United states agreement to provide $500 million in arms Aid. Los Angeles Reuters a an income tax agent who once acted As bodyguard for president Nixon has been found guilty of a kidnapping involving the third largest Ransom Ever demanded in the United states. Ronald Lee Miller. 38. Faces a death sentence after being found guilty of both kidnapping and armed robbery in the 1987 abduction of Kenneth Young then la the son of a wealthy Beverly Hills calif., financier for $250,000 Ransom. Ion Don apr Hie Grenadier guards a spit and Polis i regiment normally assigned to glittering duties at Buckingham Palace got a new Job today hauling piled up garbage out of the streets of London. It was the first time soldiers had been used in a labor dispute in London since troops delivered mail in a postal strike in 1955. Ventnor Isle of Wight apr firefighting and Rescue boats skirted burning seas around a blazing 42.777-ton Oil Tanker Early today following an explosive collision which sent fleeting Crew members leaping into Oil soaked water. J five sailors were killed in the inferno and eight Are missing among the 42 Crew members of tile crippled Pacific glory which collided late Friday night with another Tanker the 46,402-ton Allegro. Pollution experts prepared an emergency program to combat thousands of Gallons of Oil reported spilling from the Pacific glory. United nations up a president Nixon mixed Large measures of realism and conciliation Friday with a plea that the worlds two super Powers take a a new Road toward peaceful Competition. In a speech before the 25th anniversary session of the United nations general Assembly the president warned that Small wars and the situation in the Middle East could draw the two world giants into parties Backil pollution Bill Ottawa up a the Oil Tanker Arrow which brought a pollution crisis to the coast of Nova Scotia last Winter was an ancient substandard tramp of a sort which it will be jew Syible to ban from Canadian Waters in future. Transport minister Don Jamieson told the commons Friday. Or. Jamieson a description of the Arrow came As an almost unnecessary illustration of the need for his Bill to protect Canadian Waters from Oil pollution. No sooner had the minister opened debate on second Reading of the legislation than lie was Given full assurances of support from both conservatives and new democrats. Vancouver up a police Friday night seized a bundle of too leaflets containing the manifesto of tile front do liberation do Quebec and questioned three men before releasing them 20 minutes later police said the incident will be investigated and it will be up to the at Tomey general a department to decide what will be done with the leaflets and if further action is to be taken. Hie leaflets were distributed under auspices of the free Quebec. Free Canada committee and criticized the a dictatorship of the cabinets imposed by the War measures and and tilt a colonial relationship Quot Between Quebec and the rest of Canada. W i n n i p e g up a the Manitoba Legislatures standing committee on agriculture is to make a six Stop tour of the province next month to receive briefs on the report of the Federal task Force on agriculture. The committee decided Friday Iii its first meeting since the last session of the legislature to hold its first hearing in Winnipeg nov j it is to move to Morden no i Brandon nov. 5, Dauphin nov 6, Arborg nov 7 and Steinbach nov. 13 agriculture minister Sam Yuskiw said the hearings would be the basis of a provincial government submission on the task Force to tile Canadian agricultural Congress mod Jug in Ottawa in november

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