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Brandon Sunday (Newspaper) - March 11, 1990, Brandon, Manitoba Comeback 7 Victory bobcats Force deciding game in series Page 9ibelushi Bio a look at a wired comic /13 u Costa Rica Central american Hotshot la hard times Saskatchewan in trouble /5 news line chilean Leader turns Over reins Santiago apr in an emotional Farewell chilean president Augusto Pinochet pinned a Mission accomplished medals on his Cabinet ministers and said his 16-year-Long military government restored order. The general scheduled to hand Over Power today to an elected civilian a Patricio Aylwin of the Christian e in o c r a t party a said he called the final Cabinet meeting Friday to a reaffirm the absolute peace of mind that we should feel for having fully accomplished our Pinochet however has said he will remain commander of the military despite Aylwin Scall for him to hand Over control. In a Low voice charged with emotion Pinochet said his right Wing military government was leaving behind a a society that is free at peace and International human rights organizations have repeatedly criticized the government for grave human rights abuses. Also Friday in a separate ceremony to decorate the new commander of the Navy Pinochet said the armed forces will remain Strong and United after he gives up Power. A we can never be Defeated no matter How treacherous the actions of those who try to destroy us a he said. Since the dec. 14 National elections Pinochet has pushed through legislation that limits the presidents Power Over the military. Pinochet inside Community. 3 Canada. 16 classified. 14-16 editorials.4 entertainment. 13 lifestyle. 6-8 local.2,3 Manitoba. 2 obituaries. 16 sports. 9-11 to comics. 12 travel.7 Herman City pitched As Church offices site a this Guy wants to borrow your Long by Dave rider Sun staff mayor Rick Boro Tsik has pitched Brandon As a relocation site for the United Church of Canadas Toronto Headquarters. Boro Tsik hand delivered a Brandon promotional package to the Church office Friday during a Stop Over on the Way to a federation of Canadian municipalities meeting in North Bay ont. Science education lacking critic says by Dave rider Sun staff foreign nations Are surging ahead in science while Manitoba refuses to significantly overhaul its Public education programs a local parents group was told saturday. Or. Joseph Macek a Winnipeg geologist and sex member of an advisory committee on High school education said science education can be improved without a shafting a other subjects. Macek told about 15 members of the parents for education rights coalition that standardizing textbooks and teaching children Basic science from a Young age could bring them in line with their foreign counterparts. A native of Czechoslovakia Macek said Canada and the . Are falling behind countries in Asia and Central Europe in scientific knowledge and the production of High tech consumer goods such As computers. A every new thing relates to Basic Laws and they re not being a Joseph Macek education critic in a phone interview Boro Tsik said the package included a letter of invitation and highlighted the City a services and pastoral setting. A i dropped the package off and spoke to a few people but unfortunately i was not Able to meet personally with general Secretary of the churches property committee Howie Mills a Boro Tsik said. A recent news Story said a consultant hired by the Church recommended the office move with about 300 staffers and Winnipeg was purported to be the suggested location. A a in a heard the reports so i thought it Hurt. You Pound on too doors or so and ones going to open a he said. But Church officials indicated they were looking at larger cities and Brandon would probably not fit into their plans said Boro Tsik. In an interview Mills said the Media has blown reports of a move out of proportion. A any talk of moving to Winnipeg comes from Winnipeg sources. There has been no recommendation to move and no decision to relocate a the Clergyman said. Mills said his committee will look at consultants suggestions at the end of this month but added that if a move is included a potential new Home May not be named. Mills said he had looked through the Brandon package a very North americans Economy is beginning to Sag and cannot continue to reap benefits from Industrial Success during the 1940s and �?T50s, he said. But the provinces education department does not provide enough guidelines and teachers Cope by hopping from topic to topic and Are forced to use photocopied portions of texts said Macek. A we need texts with concepts that done to change a said the father of three. A a that a what a absolutely missing in textbooks a to present a few concepts in a Clear coherent Way a not to be shiny with arrows pointing Macek said science is the a weakest Point in the provinces school system but dismissed critics who Call him backward looking. A a Newton a Law has not changed Gravity has not changed in 300 or 400 years. Every new thing relates Back to the same Basic Laws and they re not being taught a he said. Macek was appointed last summer As a citizen member of the policy and advisory committee on High school education. See trustee Page 2 not so Nasty Sun photo by Desmond Murray Howard Macfadzen had no fear of cuddling a Young Boston terrier named Raven. The dogs Are sometimes confused with pit bulls. Macfadzen was at a show at the West end Community Centre saturday which featured the Breed. Base granted its Exchange hearing Sun staff cab Shilo has won a Battle in the War to reach out and touch Brandon toll free. The Public utilities Board has ordered the Manitoba Telephone system to investigate adding cab Shilo to the Brandon Exchange. Before its goes Back for another rate hearing it must submit a a detailed Aerial map showing boundaries of the Brandon Douglas and Shilo phone exchanges. A criteria for including the base on the Brandon Exchange. A costs its would incur if cab Shilo were on the Exchange. A a Survey of other exchanges adjacent to Brandon or Winnipeg which could reasonably expect the same treatment As the base. Despite base officials belief a Call to Brandon should not be Long distance the pub accepted rate Structure has Shilo residents paying 16.65 a month for optional unlimited toll free service to Brandon. See Brandon Page 2 he would not comment on Brandon a chances of luring the office Here. Still basking in the glow of 101 jobs moving to Brandon in the provinces decentralization scheme Boro Tsik said the Church office is a Bird in the Bush he can afford to lose. A a in be got the Bird in the hand with decentralization and we re going to run with a first Stop on the Road to recovery for inmates by Dave rider Sun staff soft spoken and polite Johnny 28, describes his 7-month stint in Brandon As a godsend. A a in a glad in a Here right now. Its the Best place for me a says the recovering alcoholic at Brandon correctional Instate. When Johnny a assault conviction bought him his third jail stay he lost his Freedom easy Access to booze and the influence of old drinking buddies. He a gained the twice weekly company of about 35 inmates who belong to the minimum Security jails alcoholics Anonymous group. The Best part is listening he says. A listening to people who were just As bad and angry As i was. You done to have to keep it to yourself a you done to feel alone a says Johnny. A a it a like going to get glasses. You done to go to a bricklayer you go a you Don t have to keep it to yourself a you done to feel a Johnny Boi inmate to someone who understands what you about 60 family friends and members from the outside gathered in the Sci gym for a special meeting saturday As part of this weekends 42nd annual West Man a conference. A was founded in 1935 and has hundreds of thousands of members worldwide who meet in Small groups to stay sober and bring others into the fold. Their companion is the a big Book a a a 12-step recovery guide that starts with admitting powerlessness Over alcohol and your life and finishes with a pledge to help those who still drink. The Sci group operates like any other chapter and outside members help them readjust to Freedom without falling Back into a substance ruled life. The guest speaker begins with the traditional a greeting a a Chi my name is Al and in Man a Chi Al a the crowd responds. Wearing a conservative Grey suit he unfolds his tale of drunk eness fighting womanizing see finding Page 2 March 11, 1990 Haiti a military ruler hands Over Power fifth changeover since Duvalier forced into exile weather sunny today showers monday details Page 2 ment protests across the country in which at least three people died. Tele Haiti reported that Abraham would oversee the transition of Power to an interim 11-member state Council comprised of representatives of civic groups the Church the army and eight provincial districts. It said the president would be supreme court president Gilbert Austin the idea of setting up a civilian Council was proposed last week by the Unity Assembly an umbrella group of la opposition political parties and a civic organization. Abraham urged haitians to cooperate with the army a not against it a saying their a Mission will be facilitated if everybody political leaders religious and moral authorities opinion makers cooperate to make it a port a Prince apr Haiti a military ruler . Prosper Avril resigned saturday. The resignation was announced by an army general who was named to temporarily run the country until a civilian government can be named. . Herard Abraham said he had been placed temporarily in charge of the country but would Transfer Power to a civilian government within 72 hours. Abraham wearing his uniform and speaking in French said. A it was the duty of the army to defend and serve the thousands of people waving symbolic tree branches demonstrated in downtown port a Prince to celebrate. It was the fifth transition of Power in Haiti since february 1986 when dictator Jean Claude Duvalier fled to exile Abrahart went on television shortly after the Independent television station Tele Haiti reported that Avril had resigned to Clear the Way for a transition of Power. Tele ii Aiti reported that Avril left the Palace at 3 . It said he will return a to private life in his suburban port a Prince Home. Avril came to Power in september 1988 in a coup promising to hand Over Power to a civilian government after elections this fall. But critics said a brutal crackdown in january on government critics made Clear that Avril intended to renege on that Promise and make himself a dictator. Speculation that Avril might be on his Way out began growing monday after a Soldier killed an 11-year-old girl apparently accidentally during a demonstration. The killing set off violent anti govern i in v a wire photo Celebration haitians run in the streets to celebrate Avrill a resignation saturday

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