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Winnipeg Free Press (Newspaper) - December 11, 1970, Winnipeg, ManitobaWinning free press december 11, 1970 people s Block opening planned a renovated six suite apart ment Block moved from its original location last sep tember will be officially opened at 2 . Saturday at 610 Ross Avenue. Representatives of All Levels of govern ment Are to participate in the the building was moved 10 blocks from 728 Sherbrook Street by the people s commit tee for a better neighbourhood inc., an Independent group of residents from renewal area no. 2, who have organized with the objectives of improving and redeveloping their Community. T h e two Storey Block will offer Low rent accommodation to residents of the Roosevelt Park area and is part of an Over a 11 program for neigh boyhood renewal by the peo ple s committee. Participating in saturday s ceremonies will be municipal affairs minister Howard Paw 1 e y metro chairman Jack Willis James Houston Prairie regional manager for the Cen trial mortgage and housing corporation and possibly mayor Steve Juba of Winnipeg. Representatives from the University of Winnipeg and University of Toronto also will take part. The moving and renovation of the apartment building is the result of a series of negotiations with provincial and metro officials which began last april. According to a press state ment from the people s com Mittee it is an important Experiment demonstrating t h possibility of moving houses not people when new roads Bridges or renewal projects Ari planned. This is particularly critical considering the major dislocation that May occur As a result of plans for the Mcgregor Street the building will be open Foi viewing from 2 . To 8 . People s committee representatives will present briefs to government o f f i c i a 1 s at the opening. The submissions will ask for the right of the commit tee to develop its own neigh boyhood receive land for new housing projects and to hire its own consultants. The committee has been assisted in its various projects by the Institute of Urban studies of the University of Winnipeg s Institute of Urban studies. No funds for uniter travel Borowski vers transportation minister. Joe Borowski has issued a warning to truck and bus that the speeding1 Laws apply to them " top. Or Borowski said thursday that he has received an increasing number a complaints Jib but buses and trucks exceeding the Speed limit on the province s highways. Or. Brows Kraid the bulk of the complaints Are in the form of letter Telephone Calls to his office from motorists who say they have witnessed specific violations. While most bus and truck Drivers obey the Speed Laws i am sure there must be some substance to the complaints i am patently Only a Small number who Are breaking the Laws. I ask All firm s operating buses or trucks to remind their employees of the necessity of obeying the Speed Laws., despite the temptation to exceed posted limits if they Are running late. If of the poor Public image their speeding Drivers create i am sure they would take whatever Steps Are required to have them stay within the or. Borowski said that this would also reduce the loss of time and the expense incurred by firms when police depart ments in administering the Law uniformly must ticket buses and trucks doing faster than the Law permits. The University of Winnipeg students association newspaper the uniter which has been plagued by editor casualties this year and last received another Jolt wednesday night from the Ursa. Council. By a five to four margin the Council voted not to appropriate to Send several uniter staff members annual Canad an University press con Ference being held in december at pen Locton . But the Council did agree 1o pay the uniter s fees. Through cup the Uri iter chives news features and Field workers Council was told. Daryl interim editor of the uniter told Council that the eve. quite i nip o v t a o t. We have been dropped into a position where we really have to last week the Ursa executive dismissed Bill Harnum As editor and appointed or. Lacey As interim editor applications opened thursday for the Editorship a be d a would have Given the representatives from the United the Opportunity to learn editing re porting mechanics and layout from professionals or. Lacey said. Dou Hobor created problem Haig provincial progressive conservatives Are continuing to have doubts about the Wisdom of a decision taken at their recent policy convention to hold a leadership review. Arthur t. Moug conservative la for Charleswood told a constituency meeting wednes Day night he thought the Deci Sion was a Little unfair and that it meant Manitoba s conservative chief. Walter Wen would go into the next session of the legislature feeling he is a lame Duck Leader. I Don t think he can feel any other Graeme t. Haig who was elected provincial party president at the convention said he agreed with or. Mong s analysis. We created a problem for ourselves in handling it the Way we the formula eventually accepted by the policy convention came out of the caucus which suggested the leadership review be held wit Imi one year of the end of the next session of the legislature. I tows party is now committed to a leadership review. I think j it s important to note that in my experience we have been j is Rife better fed than the pm wac j w press is Wiffing to give after credit Tor. We Cave sol i i Tom skat Story web or Baig Jar. Haig sail lie is sea or. Nelson i judge William Evans Haft Charger galust. Five sons of free d o m women , entered a House with intent to commit an indictable offence. Judge Evans said there was some doubt in his mind of the intentions of the five Origi Nally charged with threatening to Burn the Home of fre edomite Leader Stefan Sorokin s wife at Krc Stova in the West Kootenay i Region. Polly Chirnoff. Polly Kolodin in. Polly Batchkoff Helen mar Kin and Nastia Markin had pleaded innocent to the charges. The five were charged with threatening arson following a party nov. 27 in Honor of or. Sookia s birthday. The charges were changed before the Start of the trial. Evidence was that the five appeared at the Sorokin Home a maj with bottles of Coal Oil and gasoline. However. Judge Evans said there was not enough gasoline to Start a major lire the women were invited in after knocking on the door and the 25 or 30 persons in the room could easily have overcome the women and evict a Ofcenik u librarians get fees Sooil flu service employees Union Al Cio. Has signed a wage agree ment with the University of Manitoba Library unit that gives i the 225 workers involved ii per cent pay increase retroactive to april w71, sad an additional eight per cent compounded effective from april l next year the increases will bring lil Barry Assis Lazits own they wag i Scales grades. I 2 and 3 to ct5. Mid is in i us first year and to s3s9. And in the second year Grade 4 assistants a Fol receive retroactive to april i. Js70. And april 1. The con tract a diodes fringe Bane fils dealing gift vacate feb. Stati Lofy Homas and provi sub. J i Ever eur Wasag Natosi h Mil cos. of face stay tear Tor fee fett is. R face a woes be so 1 Tore s Bdl Jim conservative Leader Robert Stanfield displays his answer to the Black Cape and hat worn by prime minister Trudeau at the Grey cup football game this year a similar outfit in White. Or. Stanfield assumes an appropriate pose for his wife the annual progressive conservative Christmas party in Ottawa wednesday. Natural Gas rate will Rise customers of the greater Winnipeg Gas company will find an increase in their natural Gas rates when they receive their month end Bills. The Manitoba Public utilities Board has approved a company request for a rate increase. Application for the increase had been made in april. Granting of the application will mean an increase of about 65 cents a month to the average household user of natural Gas. New rates also will apply to commercial and Industrial users. The average rate for householders n o w is 75 cents for cubic feet according to a company official s report earlier this year. During hearings last week the company told the Board that the increase estimated at about would offset inflationary costs and in creased costs of bulk buy ing. Thatcher warns of time bomb wigs 2 pct. Of volume new York some depart ment stores report that wigs account for As much As 2 per cent f their entire Dollar volume in ales Meadow Lake sask. Up the people of Saskatchewan continue to show a chilling apathy to the problems of our native Premier Ross Thatcher told a Liberal party meeting wednesday night. I can Only repeat that the people of Saskatchewan Are sit Ting on a time bomb in so far As native conditions arc concerned. Unless they awaken soon to the Gravity of this problem that bomb will go he said everyone pays lip service to the need for hiring More indians and Metis peo ple of mixed Indian White ancestry but far Loo few Are doing anything Concrete about it. The birth rate of indians and Metis in Northern Saskatchewan is one of the world s highest and unless More interest is shown the problem could sex j lode sooner than Many people or. Thatcher said civic gov i Ern ments for the most part have provided few jobs for Indi ans and Metis. Hospitals and school boards had done Little better and the University had made Only Token churches labor unions Chambers of Commerce and Many other groups had shown an indifference to the problem which should cause foreboding among interested hospitals recently had been j told of regulations requiring them to hire a percentage of indians and Metis next year. Other measures to help indians and Metis would be put Forward at the next legislature session to begin feb. 4. Some major strides had been made in improving the lot of indians and Metis but an unbelievable amount of work remains to be Edmonton murder rate soars Edmonton up there was a 550-per-cent increase in the number of murders in the first 10 months of 1970 com pared with the same period last year City police said wednes Day. There were two murder cases up to november in 1969 and 13 for the same period this year. Police said All of the murders were solved. More than 500 people were robbed in this year an increase of 56 per cent. With a growing population we naturally get a growing crime police chief Fred Sloan said. Rape charges totalled 71, compared with 31 last year for a 129-per-Cenl increase. Of j. V v look at the great shape new corollas Are Pur of Ermous line of Toyota corollas. They re bigger inside a Little longer arid prettier All Over. We except the Quality that s a part of every Toyota we build the Dorofi ashore available in three models. A Steek Low Slung Coupe a two door Sedan for the e conomy minded and a Roomy Wagon for sport minded families. The engine is the Rug ged Well tried 73 horsepower overhead valve to a four Speed All synchro mesh Frari scission of Ait optional automatic Toupe brakes for even safer More controlled stops and of course All the safety and luxury equip ment at no extra Cost. Fully reclining bucket seats rear window defogger collapsible steer ing column heavy duty Heater upper level fresh flow ventilation with fan boost just to mention a few. Add Toyota s world wide reputation for craftsmanship a service organization second to none and owning a Corolla makes a lot of Beautiful sense. The Toyota Corolla Coupe two door Sedan and Wagon. See them at your Toyota dealer there Are Over 1000 in North put yourself in great shape for just 2 door Coupe and Sedan models. St. To today

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