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Brandon Sun (Newspaper) - September 28, 1970, Brandon, Manitoba Forecast mainly sunny today and again tuesday. Brisk Westerly winds tuesday. Low near 40 and High 65 to 70. Sunday s extremes were 57 and 34. 89th year no 212 serving Western Manitoba since ioo2 Brandon Man., monday september 28, 1970 Mambo phone 727-245 Price to violence hits n. Ireland Belfast apr a Stone throwing mob tried to Batter its Way into a British army command Post sunday As violence erupted again in this Northern Ireland capital. The crowd attacked the command Post with a Timber battering ram As 34 persons were brought into court on charges arising from a 10-hour burst of Street brawling in Belfast saturday night and Early sunday. Seven were treed on bail and the rest were ordered held in jail. Blackpool England a the opposition labor party meets in annual convention today with Harold Wilson s leadership under fire and his policies under Challenge. The 54-year-old former prime minister beaten by Edward heaths conservatives in a stunning upset by the june 18 general election faces attack from left right and Centre. Detroit a the United Auto. Workers walkout at general motors plants in the United states and Canada now appears developing Bito just what Law president Leonard Woodcock said it could a very Long strike. Both sides agree they still arc far apart on Money and that no serious give and take bargain big has taken place by recent Days on major economic issues. Some sources estimate that serious attempts at settling May not come until november or even later. Cleveland apr two men in a car stopped for speeding Early today on the East Side stepped out of their car and opened lire on two policemen killing one and seriously wounding tile other police said. Killed was patrolman Joseph tracy., 27, who was shot in the Back of the head Back of tile neck Iii the Back and in a leg. In serious condition in Hospital with Mouth Chest and abdominal wounds was patrolman Fred Fulton. Saigon map a Viet Cong rockets u Quot Ped on Hue South Vietnam s old Imperial capital for the first time Iii almost two months As guerrillas tried to thwart the Saigon governments pacification program in five locations. A military spokesman said today. The . Command reported few attacks on americans during the weekend but five helicopters were lost at a Cost of eight dead two missing and four injured. One of the helicopters crashed by Cambodia. New York Reuters a tightened Security and an Alert Security officer apparently foiled an attempt to Hijack a British Airliner late sunday night As officials arrested a Man and a woman about to Board the Israel bound plane. Police found five pistols and a hand grenade on the two who were identified As Gordon rider. 25, of los Angeles and Nancy Mcgovern 20, who gave a fictitious new York address. Ndola Reuters Zambia began a week of mourning today after Rescue attempts were abandoned sunday night for 89 men buried underground in the country a worst mine disaster. Home affairs minister Lewis Changfu announced that it was no longer Safe for Rescue teams to continue working at the scene i it a Friday s huge eave in at Mufu lira one of the largest underground Copper Workings in the world. Lus Angeles apr huge fires spread on Brush covered slopes outside san Diego and los Angeles today after destroying hundreds of Homes and forcing thousands to evacuate. Three persons were killed. One Blaze devastated 150,000 acres in Southern san Diego county advancing to the outskirts of several san Diego suburbs. A spokesman for the state division of forestry said this fire covered a greater area than any single fire in the states history.76 Are killed Over weekend by the Canadian press at least 76 persons died in accidents across Canada during the weekend 65 in traffic. A Canadian press Survey from 6 . Local times Friday to Midnight sunday night also showed tour persons killed in the crash of a Light aircraft two persons drowned one killed in a helicopter crash one in a Hunting Accident one in a tractor Accident one in a fall and one run Over by a Tram Montreal up a the Quebec Cabinet will study a proposal for an entirely new opt Hig out scheme for doctors in the province s medical care insurance plan Premier Robert i Jour Assn said sunday night Tho Premier in an interview recorded for broadcast today by radio station cams said a decision on the new proposal will be made wednesday. The premieres statement is the first break in the medical deadlock since negotiations Between the medical specialists a the strongest opponents of the plan and the government broke a a own during the weekend this is one of five bands which played at he United Appeal Rock fes Ival at Kinsmen stadium football Rock begin United Appeal Brandon and District United Appeal has opened its 1970 quest. Tor funds on a Rock Beal about $500 flowed into United Appeal coffers on sunday As the Revenue from the Brandon krugers Virden Golden bears football game and the 71 Rock festival that followed. Pile Day started at about 2 . With the Kickoff of the Grid game. A couple of hours later with tile Virden team taking Home the Victory the scene shifted from football to music. First band on deck the eighth Street Bridge moved into operation for a 90-minute stint. Followed d u r i to g the late afternoon and into the late evening by the Crumpet seekers the marksmen the rebels the Clown and the Windup 90 minutes by the Salem Witch Hunt. Miami a Fla. A Cuba says it is willing to enter an agreement with the United states to return air plane hijackers but Only if such a pact also covers the hijacking of boats. This could involve cubans who steal boats to come to Florida. And the state department declined immediate comment while it studied the statement by foreign minister haul Roa. Iii the past. Such cubans have been granted Haven in the United states. Roads statement was broadcast by Havana radio saturday night. A the problem of the Hijack of planes could not be solved by simple publicity measures Quot roads statement said of the United states government wishes to discuss this problem in a serious and Defini facilities it Kinsmen stadium were donated by Brandon University for the Day and evening and members of the United Appeal executive and miss United Appeal candidates served in the Concession stands throughout the game and Rock festival. Miles of electric Cable and sound equipment were provided by Ben Hellier of brawn to service while two members of the Bank of Nova Scotia staff handled the ticket sales and ticket Laking chores during the Long hours of the game and festival. Dave Laing chairman of the special events committee of the United Appeal today said thanks to All concerned with the football Rock festival Date an event that showed the willing live Way the cuban government is willing to subscribe immediately an agreement on the basis established in the cuban Law no. 1.226 sept. 16. 1969. Which includes besides the Hijack of planes the hijacking of ships and other violations of regulations and Laws ruling the International traffic Quot Roa said. A we do also express in a final and categorical Way that w e will not accept and will not respect any International agreement relating to the Hijack of planes unless it concretely includes All piracy forms and violations without any Roa also said that Robert la Badie 27. A . Army private put aboard a . Plane at a cuban Airfield and returned to the United slates last thursday As an accused air plane Hijacker should be treated As a mental Case rather than a criminal. Labadie has been charged Ness of the Young people of the area to help. The official Start of the United Appeal Campaign for 1970. A Campaign that is seeking $114,200 to help 15 agencies Supply help when needed in Brandon and District will come this evening. The kick off banquet your own Way event starts at 6 ., with the crowning of miss United Appeal 1970 of about 7 15 . The dinner and crowning Over. Miss United Appeal will join mayor Bill Wilton at the Man sex Arena where mayor Wilton will drop the puck to Start the first Public Intra squad game of the Brandon wheat Kings. That same puck stalls the 1970 United Appeal drive. October is officially United Appeal month during which with hijacking a trans world airlines jetliner with 86 passengers aboard to Cuba aug. 24. The hijacking occurred As the plane flew Over fort Wayne id. Roa said Labadie was turned Over to the United states As the result of a note to Cuba through the Swiss embassy. The note requested Labadies return Roa said and expressed american willingness a Flo seclude citizen Labadie taking in consideration that he was under psychiatric treatment at Valley forge pa., . Officials flew to Cuba thursday and brought Labadie to Miami where lie was held under $500. Chi bail on an air from a Reuters Rome up a . President Nixon told italian leaders today the United states is committed to a Strong presence in the Mediterranean. In Ade an unscheduled visit to Greet freed american plane Hijack hostages flying Home from Jordan and then met with Pope Paul the president who arrived Here sunday night drove thu Ouji Rome to Vatican City for his meeting w Ith the roman Catholic pontiff. At one Point along the heavily guarded motorcade route several youths heaved a Cascade it leaflets at the Black closed Nixon limousine. They bore the communist party a slogan for the Nixon visit a Nixon Don t count on police grabbed two youths and dragged them away. Nixon went in to see Pope Paul after being greeted in san Damasus courtyard by msgr. Jacques Martin head of the pontifical household Nixon flew to film demo an time All wage earners Iii the Eit it will be solicited for support of the United Appeal and its 15 agencies. The $114,200 is the highest target Ever set for a Brandon and District United Appeal Campaign but directors assure supporters that every Dollar is needed if the agencies affiliated with the Campaign Are to be Able to carry out their programs of assistance to people in need. Low bed trucks formed the stage for the Rock groups at the festival with the trucks supplied by Macarthur the supplies for the concessions stands were donated to the United Appeal by beverage services and Gary Lelond of Cox worked As master of ceremonies through the More than seven hours of music. Piracy indictment which carries a maximum sentence of death. Ile was flown Friday to fort Wayne iud., for further court action. A we Hope that the . Government does not put on trial the North american citizen Robert Labadie since lie is a ease of mental derangement confirmed in the United states As Well As in Roa said a a die cuban government acceded to Bis returning for in sanitarian reasons. The United states authorities have hidden from Public opinion Sud circumstances. To apply the penal Law to this mental patient would in1 a dishonest and illegal port by helicopter and met the americans on the Tarmac As they walked off a special trails world airlines plane that is Laking them Back to the United states. Such was the crush around tin1 president that authorities herded lie 28 Hijack victims Back into the plane. Nixon Fol towed and addressed them Iii Side the americans had arrived an hour earlier from Nicosia where they had silent tile night after being freed by palestinian guerrillas in Amman. They were to continue on to new York after refuelling but the Surprise decision by Nixon to Greet them held them in Rome a Littler Tonger than scheduled Nixon Aid afterwards i think i feel As Happy As they do. Ile told reporters that what the hostages went through May mean a the possibility of this happening again in the future has been substantially reduced. La ii Fern i to measures that Cairo Reuters King Hussein of Jordan flew Back to Amman today with the task of carrying out his Side of the peace pact reached sunday night with guerrilla Leader Yasser aral at. President Nasser who played a key role in bringing about the agreement saw the King off at the Airport. Earlier a follow up team headed by tunisian Premier Bath Langham flew to Amman to supervise implementation of the 14-Point agreement which Calls Tor an immediate ceasefire and the withdrawal of All army and guerrilla forces from the capital. It was not immediately known whether Arafat had left for Amman. A Palestine liberation organization official declined to reveal his whereabouts but it seemed possible lie flew Back in the same plane As Langham. A Hie Arab world today welcomed tile Cairo pact. Aimed at ending nine Days of bitter conflict in Jordan but observers teared the peace would be Short lived. The committee Langham Heads will include representatives of the jordanian royalist and guerrilla forces who agreed sunday night to Bury their differences. How Long the truce will last no one can predict but at least the tunisian envoy has the backing of eight Arab leaders including president Nasser of Egypt and King Faisal of saudi Arabia to enforce the new agreement. The committee s first task will be to supervise the ceasefire and bring some measure of normality to Jordan before the euphoria created by leu Evans. La for Brandon East and minister for Industry and Commerce announced this morning that lie will be leading a seven Man delegation to Ottawa oct. 8, to meet Federal officials to request Federal funds for Brandon. The delegation will consist of or Evans or. Lloyd did Mage president Oil Brandon University mayor William Wilton. Keith Lewis chairman of b r a ii d o ii Industrial commission a b Chapman president of West Man development corp. And Rod Bailey managing director of West Man tile delegation will meet Jean an 18-year-old resident of the Lizard Point Indian Reserve died saturday afternoon in a o ii e v e ii i c i e Accident on Highway 45, one Hall mile West of Rossum. Clifford Ronald Seaton was the passenger in a vehicle that include armed guards aboard aircraft and Security at airports. Before visiting Tho hostages Nixon discussed the Middle East with president Giuseppe Sara Gat in a morning conference the president told italian leaders the United states is committed to a Strong presence in tile Mediterranean which he called the a Southern Anchor of an italian spokesman said tile to o presidents agreed on two main objectives in their efforts to find a solution to the Arab israeli conflict in the area i the respect by All countries of Clear and recognized Iron tiers with guarantees of the in dependence of All countries in the area 2. Moves Tow Ard i my my a so lotion to the problem of the palestinian refugees. Nixon later talked with Premier Emilio Colombo who accompanied Nixon on tilt trip to meet the hostages Nixon said the hostages were the peace pact evaporates. The agreement signed sunday night was greeted with rejoicing and almost disbelief in Cairo. It seemed impossible 24 hours earlier that Hussein and guerrilla Leader Yasser Arafat could be induced to sit in the same room let alone reach agreement on the future of Jordan. But observers noted that the pact contains a giant escape clause which could shatter the peace that there May be exceptions which Call for guerrilla activity. Apart from withdrawal from Amman the agreement provides for the return to civil Rule in Irbid and other Northern Jor lankan cities captured by the guerrillas and the creation of a a higher committee Quot under Langham to supervise its implementation. Arafat demanded the creation of a new jordanian government the trial of elements Tor the a a massacres and an Arab investigation into the crisis. But on the surface. Arafat dropped such demands for the Sake of an agreement although observers said he could hardly expect to hold left Wing guerrilla groups in line in View of such a change of face. Kings and presidents have be come the guarantors of peace in Jordan with the right to take unified action against either Side should they infringe the agreement. Apart from Hussein handing Over part of his sovereignty to the Arab a higher committee Quot he appears to have emerged from the crisis with his authority substantially intact the observers said. March and. Minister for regional economic expansion to present Brandon s ease for Dree funds Tor infrastructure projects like roads sanitation and sewer needs hospitals Etc. The delegation will not ask for am specific amount but will base its request on a detailed report of the provincial depart men i of planning which said Brandon needs about $25 million to enable it to grow As an Urban Industrial and service Centre for southwestern Manitoba. Provincial and City officials Are hoping that Ottawa agrees to paying at least $2 million. Left tile Highway and rolled Over pinning him under it. The vehicle was driven by Casey Rattlesnake of the Lizard Poi to t Reserve. He was uninjured Coroner la. Ii n. Lange of Russell held a preliminary inquest saturday a glad the policy we followed was one that tile president spoke to reporters of what lie said was a dilemma faced by his administration and other officials trying to gain release of the hostages. He said that while helping to obtain their release it was not possible to move in Quot with massive Force for fear of hurting them. A while we showed great Power we also showed great restraint Quot Nixon added. He called this a a landmark ease that would influence american foreign policy in the future. His meeting with Sara Gat began Only hours Atter cars be longing to is military men at Tun italian bases were Sot afire reporting on the Nixon Sara Glt it talks. I s presidential press Secretary Ronald z leg Lee said Nixon a reaffirmed to the meeting that the United states is committed to a Strong nato and to a presence in tile Mediterranean because of its importance to n Upu and As the South pm Anchor of nato Weir in t resigning by Lois Browne Sun staff writer Wasagaming a i have no notion of resigning. And i have no notion of running Iii Lisgar Quot Walter Weir said saturday in answer to rumours that have been circulating about his possible resignation As progressive conservative party Leader in order to run in a Federal constituency. Or. Weir was at was Agam my saturday morning to open the sixth annual progressive c o ii s e r Vail v e youth conference a i am not unaware that there Are people in our own he said a that think there could be a better Leader than he said he did t object to discussions about the Leader ship and he wanted to take tin initiative on the question of leadership review. A i intend to ask that the Agenda at the annual meeting endorse my leadership. I intend to ask that it be done in such a Way that there be no mistake that the delegates to the annual meeting Wall accept the responsibility that i believe is theirs. I am going to ask. That they determine whether they want a leadership convention or the annual meeting of the parly will ire held nov 21 and 22. Or. Weir said he was fully in favor of an annual periodic leadership review a i think we should. Find the constitutional Means of having a periodic review of leadership in this province Quot ., Cuba May return hijackers Nixon talks to freed hostages City to seek Federal funds car Rolls and kills Man ceasefire agreement reached

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