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Winnipeg Free Press (Newspaper) - December 12, 1970, Winnipeg, ManitobaTerrorism in Quebec Page 10 Canada s leading rotogravure Magazine testing May be hazardous and the results can not always be Only in Bulgaria he bought aperitifs for the secret agent following him Page the soft touch Audrey Gostlin writes about velvets Page Small town s investment that s truck a group of Young musicians from southwestern Ontario Page Winnipeg free press final edition ivol. 78 no. 65 Price Loc with comics 15c saturday december 12, 1970 Sunrise Sunset . Moonrise . Moonset . Forecast Cloudy periods 20 and 5 1 1 16 and in the four Corners festival. Page 3 it happened 4 the Herron Folk. Page 5 Clifford creates for Rob Page 8 a s travelling 12, 13 Book reviews pages 15-18 Church news. Pages 20, 21 planetarium earns 22 and elsewhere in the paper color comics to radio diary Jumble winners 24 entry form 30 Puzzle 44 youthbeat.14 break code winners 17 classified 42 to 52, 57 to 62 comics 30, 31 Community Calendar 25 24 finance 37 to 41 labor scene .4 letters. 26 movies 29 night beat 17 sports 53 to 56, 64 travel 12, 13 women is to 23 Kansas u blasted computer Centre damaged 3 Hurt Lawrence Kan Sas a an explosion damaged the computer Centre and injured three students on the University of Kansas Campus Friday night three minutes after a telephoned warning of a bomb. A University spokesman Tima cd the loss at John k. Seitz. Night super visor of the computer service said a Man s voice came on the main Campus Telephone line at . And said there s a bomb in the machine room. It s set to go off in three minutes. This is no at 11 . The explosion occurred in an outside stairwell with a Concrete Block Wall be tween it and the machine room. Seitz and the four members please see Kansas Page 6 is communists launch assault in Cambodia phenom penh a Cam Bodian forces were locked in hand to hand combat with North vietnamese and Viet Cong troops today after a heavy communist assault 38 Miles North of phenom penh. There were no reports on the number of casualties in the seven hour Battle at prey toting one of the last major Strong Points on the cambodian government s Northern front. But reports reaching phenom penh said the cambodians had lost More than men killed or wounded during the communist command s current five week old Northern offensive if prey toting Falls it would leave the government s North Ern front guarded Only by positions at Kampong Cham 47 Miles Northeast of phenom penh Canadian gets 20 years Leskovac Yugoslavia renter Radovan Mirkovic. A yugoslav born Canadian was sentenced to death by a court Here Friday for a War crime in j Yugoslavia 28 years ago. But the sentence was immediately i commuted to 20 years strict in i and Skourn about the same Dis Tance North of the capital. The government has no significant positions in Between. Bombers assaulted the North info office in Spring the Canadian government s second information Canada of fice will be opened in Winnipeg next Spring at 391-393 Portage Avenue Supply and services minister James Richardson announced in Winnipeg saturday. Renovations to office space involved in preparing for the official opening win provide More than 20 jobs in the construction Industry in Manitoba s capital this Winter the minister said. Vietnamese and Viet Cong Force through the night and after Dawn but apparently were not enough to break the heavy at tack. Cambodian artillery support is virtually non existent because of a shortage of shells. As Many As seven North Viet namese and Viet Cong regi ments Are in the Northern Battie sector having moved Westward from South Vietnam where they battled United states and South vietnamese forces before the cambodian War broke out last March. With the Northern front in shambles two cambodian columns pushing from opposite directions moved to within 12 Miles of a linkup on starting Grain building fort Garry firm gets contract for High Rise Here by Victor mack1e Poole construction limited of fort Garry has been awarded the contract for construction of a 17-Storey Board of Grain commissioners building Federal Supply minister James Richardson announced saturday. Work will begin immediately. Poole construction submitted the lowest bid of there were 13 bids and the highest tender received was the project is scheduled to be completed for 1972. The tall office building will House several government departments. The Board of Grain commissioners will be the major user of the space. The National film Board will occupy the main floor. The Structure will have a total area of Square feet. A Large Plaza adjoining main Street will provide an attractive area to complement downtown Winnipeg said the minister. The upper four storeys will contain laboratories with a mechanical floor separating them from the office space below. The location of the mechanical floor provides an efficient method of servicing the Labora ories with their specialized needs and of self contained heating and Cooling equipment for the entire build no. The basement level will con Ain a cafeteria building ser ices and storage. The Structure is planned on a Ive foot module with column ree office areas to allow flex Bli Lity for planning around a ventral Core. Please see building Page 6 Southwest of phenom pens the capital s Highway to the sea. But the toughest stretch was Stuffl to come and the Cam Bodian forces bad not yet at tacked the North vietnamese positions along the the vital Highway that leads to the country s Only deep water port Kampong som. The port has been Cut off from phenom penh for the last three weeks and there is a Gas Oline shortage in the capital. Please see info Page 6 please see Caw Dian Page Cheek less uniform wages set 1971 projection Job Outlook appears dim monthly figures May average Over 6% for 1970 worst year level in 9 years Ottawa up monthly unemployment figures in 1970 will average More than six per cent the worst year level in nine years. Finance minister Edgar Ben non is counting on a steadily declining rate of unemployment Over the next several months but official sources hint that there might Well be Little improvement in the annual figure projected for 1971. The government and economists generally attach great importance to the seasonally adjusted rate of unemployment each month. This is arrived at by mathematical and statistical processes designed to show the effect of unemployment if All the usual seasonal variations Are taken out. But they barely disguise the fact for instance that workers out of a total labor Force of were unemployed at mid november. That was an increase of people without jobs from mid october when one in every 20 workers was unemployed. The people out of work last month compared with in november last year when the total labor Force numbered Only the sharpest increase in the unemployed this fall was among Young people either just out of school or University and Many of them probably newly married and perhaps starting families. Please see Outlook Page 6 jobless planning March Winnipeg s unemployed Are organizing for a massive demonstration seme time in Jan uary to urge ail Levels of government to immediate action to solve the problem. An and hoc steering commit t e e with representatives of Many private social agencies was set up Friday night to co ordinate the project and co ordinate demands. Gerry Mckinney. A labor representative who has been work ing quietly for several weeks now to organize the project was elected chairman at a meeting of about 60 people at please see jobless Page 11 suit against Chi gets go ahead construction of Hie Lori of Grain commissioners building at water Avenue and main Street seen above in artist s Conception has been announced by James Richardson Federal minister of Supply and the building will House several Federal government offices As Well As laboratories. Mirkov a St Cath. Marines ont resident who holds Canadian citizenship was sen j fenced for executing seven go slav partisans in 1s42 while j be was fighting on the Side of i royalist troops. He was arrested last summer j Wicen be arrived for first i War visit relatives in Yugoslavia. When Bis trial opened Here nov. A Mirkov rejected prosecution charges that be had sex tented the not saws. Drape Stankovic the in de Mir Lwok had acknowledged the charges even last minute Rush awaited construction workers in Rural Manitoba will soon be getting the same wages for major building projects As their counterparts in greater Winnipeg. Labor minister a. R. Russ Paulley announced Friday that changes in provincial labor regulations eliminating the differences Between Urban and Rural construction workers will be effective feb. 1. Construction workers in greater Winnipeg bad been get Ting higher wages for similar jobs or. Paulley said. The new rates for Rural workers apply Only to major projects such As Large factories pulp and paper Mills and other similar projects. In the Case of Community projects such As local Public centres where employees work. Ring on the project Are from that turned out to be a i because they fell the govern area the minister will use Bis progressive conservative nent would t pay any i discretion in dictating whether culture critic Douglas Watt said Tion to them anyway. Agriculture probe a Flop Watt says my Egon Frech a decision by the Manitoba court of Appeal Friday has cleared the Way for continuance of Lien proceedings by a win n i p c g construction company against Churchill Forest Indus tries Manitoba limited in county court in the Pas. V. K. Mason construction limited has placed liens against Chi property Worth because it contends the i company owes it for i Concrete foundation and strut j i Ture work done at the com j Pany s Mulli million Dollar for Stry Complex being developed i at the Pas. The Money is outstanding from four tenders Worth j awarded to the construction firm for work done be-1 tween june 4, 1969 and Jan. 10 of this year. The court of Appeal has upheld a decision of judge lome p. Ferg of county court in the Pas. That an employee of a firm of consulting engineers. I hired by Chi last year is an of preliminary questioning of an officer of the construction firm had been conducted by Chi representatives at an earlier Date. The construction company was granted the right to ques Ion Edward Knowles an Engi Neer who had helped prepare figures used in counterclaim papers filed by Chi. As an officer of Chi his evidence would be binding on the company. Judge Ferg set nov. 21 for the preliminary questioning and then adjourned Start of the civil please see Way Page 6 pm denied Ste donation Bave always slow in con uhf the Christmas Beer leak but a last mute Rush Bas always put h Over the tap. However ibis rear it Dees appear that fee mob is of crib the higher rates should prevail. The new rates a Fol not apply to projects started prior to feb. 1. Or. Paulley said. The regulation changes were approved by Cabinet wednesday but not released until Friday. J a representation at mor Den not a single Fanner showed hearings by the provincial i no to representations to legislature s standing commit i the committee at Dauphin and tee on agriculture to determine Arborg. I m. company. Civil proceedings into a state j ment of claim filed by v. a s o n construction limited j or. What problems Are being faced by Manitoba banners have Farmers had been staying away talks break Down bulletin London and Elitabel essentials life mrs. Lais Piaf la executive Jwuc Etain to to Ami lets ohm weeks left Day. Seventh of fee e a n i Vertu re Wal Rahji pedestrian killed at Roseau Friday. He accused agriculture James Bertram and son or. Wall the member of the ister Samuel Yuskiw of debating Canada limited were sche legislature for Arthur and the j with those who had submissions j to commence oct. 14 former agriculture amister Hij to make rather than keeping an j judge Ferg but were and the Weir government made the j open mind and taking their a to nov Jug at the j observation after the committee Zuments into consideration. J Cut. Received Only one formal Brief j or Yuskiw said after Tobej however on nov. 6, judge and a handful of verbal submit hearings dosed Friday the gov a Ferg granted a motion from v. Sions from individuals during eni ment is seriously consider r. Mason construction ordering j London a prime min Days of bearings at he j my Neutral a Chi to produce one of its of Jeter Edward Heath met with Vestiga Kkt of the entire Mani filers for Preti Mmary question Bis Cabinet today amid reports Toba Dairy Industry. I by representatives of the that he advise the Queen legislative Bumma in was i the bearings bwe been going on for some time and or. Wan tint wife there was s at Braw Fai a Stef Toro Dairy Farmer j construction company. Bod m91er, bad Lom the Mittee be was worried about the of a new

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