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Winnipeg Free Press (Newspaper) - December 19, 1970, Winnipeg, ManitobaTin True spirit of Christmas e 24 new Leisure Magazine Canada s leading rotogravure Magazine Winnipeg free press final edition vol. 7s no. 71 Price Loc comics i5c saturday december 19, 1970 forecast Cloudy periods 0 and .20 not a creature was stirring artist Bruce Johnson shows and tells How he played Santa Page 4 cames adults play you too can be an imperialistic warmonger Page 8 i Little people to love that s what dolls Are to Little girls at Christmas Page 12 Ellie and the myth of Christmas Greg Clark s Christmas Story about a waitress and her husband Page 22 irks . And in the e the panettone anecdote Page 3 it happened Here. Page 4 the Herron Folk Page 5 Christmas hymn sing. Page 8 Book reviews pages 11-14 a gift for Maggie Page 15 Church news pages 20, 21 i the Sketchbook. Page 22 and elsewhere in the paper color comics to radio diary Jumble winners 2 entry form 26 Puzzle 35 classified 33 to 44, 52 to 55 comics 26, 27 Community Calendar 46 deaths 2 finance 8 to 13 labor scene 26 letters 45 movies 23, 24 night beat 57 47 to 51, 56 travel 14 women 17 to 21 youth beat 57 schools too mayor states one City View by Douglas Mackay a minority report by mayor Steve Juba of Winnipeg on Manitoba s local government boundaries commission report was released saturday bearing even fewer surprises than did the commission report itself. Among the mayor s conclusions. 0 one City government is the Only Way to achieve equity in taxation in greater Winnipeg since it is one social and eco nomic unit and Only divided by political boundaries. A single school division should be set up in greater Winnipeg. The commission s opinion that a one City government will j result in increased costs is based on theory and doubtful 0 one City government would allow the province an Opportunity to promote the creation of larger economic units in the rest of Manitoba and eliminate ular District would not diminish the individual identity of that District or area such As St. Boniface St. Vital fort Garry and Tuxedo. Please see mayor Page 4 protests zoning of coastal Waters by Tim Traynor washing ton staff the latest Canadian claims affecting Waters off the East and West coasts have prompted a response by the United states which indicates a Sharp escalation of the disagreement which has simmered since the Trudeau government unveiled plans for Broad changes in Canadian policies on the Waters of the arc tic and elsewhere. In line with legislation passed earlier this year the Canadian government thursday moved to designate Large areas of water off Canada s coasts As special zones in which Canada would have authority to control fishing and pollution. These zones would take in the Gulf of St. Lawrence the Bay of Fundy and on the West coast Queen Charlotte sound and Dixon Entrance off Northern British Columbia. An official protest against the move by the United states ambassador in Ottawa was rein forced by a strongly worded Public blast from the state department and . Officials later made it Clear the United states does not recognize any Canadian right to exercise pol j Lulion control jurisdiction Over j Prairie provinces Friday decide . Shipping in the areas of cd to make every Effort to after leadership meet Weir to quit in february resignation effective after convention probably won t seek re election to House by Aklene Billinkoff progressive conservative Leader Walter Weir announced Friday that he will resign following a leadership to be held feb. 5 and and will Likely not stand for re election to the legislature in the future. Or. Weir made his statement at a tense and sometimes biting news conference at conserva Tive Headquarters on Kennedy Street. Ten members of the party caucus which had met thursday for seven hours about the latest development in the party leadership As Well As various party officials listened As or. Weir said he had written the executive asking it to Call a leadership convention As soon As the conservative Leader admitted that he might not have made his decision at present had it not been for a Resolution polish riots reported spreading i violent outbreaks reported in fifth Northern City please see Weir Page 2 Prairies aim free Trade the premiers of the three felted. The state department assert establish a free Trade area in Western Canada. No photo by Gerry Cairns Walter Weir plans yet for future de that the unilateral Canadian the Prairie economic coun moves were without foundation in International adding that the . Is deeply Digap please Sec Canada Page 5 Bourassa drops soft approach unhealthy Tion. Inter City compete the elimination of a municipal government in a partic by Don Nia Cpherson Quebec up Premier Robert Bourasso has suddenly adopted a Tousher approach in his Campaign to make French the working language of que Bec. Fishing lines drawn the reason is the apparent Lack of Success of attempts to persuade Quebec business and Industry to give their French speaking employees the right to use their own language in their work. Consequently the. 37-year-old i Liberal Premier if. Turning to legislation As the Only practical suasion became Clear with the cil which is made up of premiered Schreyer of Mani Toba. Premier Koss Thatcher of Saskatchewan and Premier Harry. Strom of Alberta at a meeting Here passed a Resolution attempting to remove any i restrictions by feb. 1, against Trade in agricultural products among the three Prairie prov the three premiers also snick they agreed to i priority to the Ralio in living of education costs and the study of possible amal Gama lion of certain University courses. Investigate the possibility from a Reuter Warsaw up after quelling mobs with Rifle fire in the country s biggest shipyards police and troops in Poland have placed another darkness curfew on the country s rebellious Northern cities. Rioting was re ported to have spread to a fifth City Friday but there were no confirmed reports of new violence today. Quoting newspaper accounts i radio Gdansk reported Friday night that some of the thou Sands of rioters in the Gdynia shipyards fired on the troops and police. There could have been Only one reply to the Broad cast said a Resolute Gdansk Gdynia and Sopot clustered beside the Bay of Danzig were torn by rebellious mobs Early in the week. The fighting spread to Szczecin Iso Miles to the West. I and out Breaks were reported Friday at Slupsky a City of. Light Industry 60 Miles East of Szczecin. Authorities Are reported to have used Lear Gas at Slupsky to re store order. The government says up to 20 persons have died in the clashes have been injured. Radio Warsaw said the polish candidates canny9 Coy with progressive conserva l. R. Bud Sherman live Leader Walter Weir s an-1 party whip said he is not con ecu Cement Friday that he will Sid Cring the matter this resign from the leadership As weekend. He added i will. I soon As the party holds a Lead j imagine think about a ship convention candidates continued j report monitored in Are expected to be hustling for pc ask Sec candidates Page 6 i today said the City had passed lews Agency Pap reported that Calm prevailed in the whole of he triple cities today with Trade and transportation work no normally and 15 ships being loaded at the docks. There s lots of traffic in the streets and All shops kiosks and Public places Are the broadcast Aid. It then quoted a warning o rebellious youth from a local cd paper recent events disclosed the painful fact that Many people till see their own interest overshadowing the Public Good. Be shall have to revise our at elude toward our youth who roved they Don t know How to behave. Many of the looted linings arc being Clu Rcd others have brought Back j things stolen in the shops by Sherman the their Poland s Central press and radio kept silent about the situation in the Baltic port of Sec Liberal dissent i quelled by Victor Mackie Ottawa staff rumblings of revolt among some of tie Liberal backbench ers Over the government s failure to pro vide for. A Cost of living Escala Tion clause in its measure Rais ing the Basic old age pension were quelled in time to enable the Bill to pass through Parlia ment. The legislation was approved by the Senate Friday after some Liberal senators in the upper House had also indicated their disapproval Over urious pension raise and fail ure to provide an automatic escalation to keep up with increases in the Cost of living. The measure which has been n o w passed by parliament fixes the Basic pension at for All those 65 and Over. It increases the monthly supple ment to a maximum from please see Liberal Pace 4 Zechin but a radio monitored Szczecin London settlement of the three month j of establishing a Prairie police general motors strike. Training Centre. Language was one of the 0 Boycott if necessary the local issues involved in Negotia-1 tons Between general motors of Canada Ltd. And 2.500 members of the United Auto workers who work at pm s Plant in sle. Therese. Que. The Law s Ste. Therese local demanded that French be made the working language in the Plant with French speaking Auto Mauzac lures until they re Institute a discount on Large purchases of cars by provincial governments. Indica Lions arc Premier Thatcher Mav look into the car makers the Job. For the moment How Ever they re remaining Coy. At a news conference Friday or. Weir indicated that he had no specific Choice among prospective candidates. He was looking for a Good Man. We be got lots of those in the tory j at present no declared can j Didolc has appeared on the j scene. Those who have been move to see if the Federal anti j considered in the past Are i j combines Law has been Violat-1 ther keeping their current i cd j thoughts to themselves or deny j ing they have leadership Aspira employees who form 80 per i pc ask acc Prairies Page 5 tons. Cent of the work Force using their own language while on the Means of fulfilling his Promise Job. 10 make French the province s j or. Bourassa supported the i working language. The failure of Friendly per i pc ask Sec Bourassa Page honors list Lesage suit Able Santa for Bro Liei million n at stake by Elman Guttormson a quiet night and was returning to Normal. J Szczecin radio earlier report cd arson and looting and word of violent Street fighting in the City wednesday. It was con-1 finned by a swedish journalist Friday who spoke of Street Bat Les Between tanks and demonstrators hurling gasoline bombs. But not a word of this has appeared in a Warsaw newspaper nor has it been reported by Warsaw radio. The radio report monitored in London today said morning milk and bread deliveries were completed normally today. It said grocery stores would have larger supplies of meat and tax plan gets last Volley if the Manitoba attorney j milk and would open sunday. In but with reduced hours because general does t intervene in an by Victor Mackie Ottawa staff a final Volley of protest to the Mani Toba Liberal members of parliament has been registered in the mail against the govern ment s White paper on taxation As the finance officials tackle the Job of preparing the lax Reform legislation. Supply and services minister James Richardson told the free press saturday his offices weeks saw about t 1 of a curfew. I 150 letters addressed to him Appeal to be heart Jan. 21 in j of final polish news reports from Manitoba most of them there Are about 300 children include skates and toys that j Munjon in the Northern Manitoba town students have made. I 1 the Manitoba court of Appeal i a g a i n s t or. Justice r. J. Matas s decision to set aside i one of his own judgments s2.6 Cave the province and shareholders of of Brochet 70 Miles North of Ruth Gudgeon school w-1 Canadian finance and invest Lynn Lake who have never Manizer for the red Cross ment Chi get nothing seen a Santa Claus. Youth said in a Telephone inter 6 million represents but this year their Faith in. View that the situation was i met o How by the Jolly old Man should be re brought to its attention by a Ottawa up new fisheries closing lines to give stored. Letter from a resident Jex be Fence n a of endear or in a Keener anti Vest the at a later Date. The Are re Canada s went a foes Fuff Isaks by red Cross youth a workers no Here who have never seen a and there s also a Santa Daus read the letter. It a suit on the Way. The presents pealed to the red Cross to prepare Christmas for the Chil Dren. When student members of red Cross clubs heard about it they immediately decided to hip. Mrs. Go Geoa said. Most of the 29 to 25 High schools to the City Active i the red i Oss yowl Are Bosy preps rag Christmas hampers adj define Reg Oweisi for Christ seas seer bowl. See see million Page 6 looking for a Philco i i record player and radio this want and under Mischel a aeons articles for Safe y59 i a Kris fat and 9 is is press environment pirates come focus a concerted Public Effort is needed to Stop the environmental writes or. P. D. Mottag in calling for absence of any mention of 10 Days. They also contained Szczecin Poland s biggest port j coupons clipped from a Large was regarded by observers As a advertisement that was printed i please see polish Page 5 please see tax plan Page 4 cheer fund passes saw. Projects As Mode d r Mctaggart Covan. S c i e t i s t beaded us foe after face sue to Ascer Fiss Artke we re or of tests the free press Christmas cheer fond has passed the a uric now but the Christmas cheer Board is distressingly Short of its goal of it s sores Mes to toss try soft Caw be As Christmas Bat it is a fact of life mrs. C. Is one of those people mrs. C. Has three Chil Dren Ages too to six sad has been welfare for about Eig Ift Booths. She led a left it to please see Cheek Page 2

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