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Winnipeg Free Press (Newspaper) - December 28, 1970, Winnipeg, ManitobaManitoba Centennial 1970 Winnipeg free press final edition vol. 78 no. 77 Price 10 cents with comics 15 cents monday december 28, 1970 Sunrise . Sunset . Moonrise . Moonset . Forecast sunny -10 and 5 two fingerprint experts with the Montreal police department enter a deserted farmhouse in St. Luc 20 Miles Southeast of Montreal Early monday hours after the Rose Brothers and Francis Simard were arrested. At right from top to Bottom Are Paul Rose Jacques Rose and Simard. New soviet israelis will trial planned nine More jews to face court in Leningrad Moscow a the soviet government is re ported planning to try nine More jews in connection with the Leningrad hijacking Case but the worldwide outcry resulting from the first trial is not Likely to make things any easier for any of the defendants. Reliable sources say the next trial will begin Jan. G in Leningrad where a court on Christmas eve convicted nine jews and two gentiles of plot Ting to. Hijack an air plane to flee the soviet Union. Two of the jews were sentenced to death by firing squad and the other defendants received labor Camp sentences ranging from four to 15 years. The informants said about a dozen other jews also face trials in Riga and the Mol Davian town of Kishinev but no dates have been set. The sources said they did not know the charges against these defendants but presumably they Are accused of involvement in the same unsuccessful hijacking attempt in june. See new soviet Page 2 maritime digging out Halifax up Sno plow Crews were working to Clear secondary roads in the Mari times today in the Wake of two storms that gave some areas More than 30 inches of Snow during the Christmas Holiday. Highways department officials said most main roads in new Brunswick Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island were opened sunday night and efforts coast guard saves 31 from split ship resume talks mrs. Meir announces return t to in negotiations Jerusalem a Israel has decided to return to the Middle East peace talks at the United nations with Egypt and Jordan Premier Golda Meir announced today. Mrs. Meir reported the Deci Sion to reporters after a special meeting of the israeli Cabinet. Israel suspended its Particia t i o n in the talks of sept. 6 because it contended there had been an egyptian missile buildup in the Suez canal area in violation of the Middle East ceasefire. The decision to go Back to the peace table had become virtually certain when the Cabinet was Given the assent of the ruling labor party and its chief coalition ally. Both coalition partners had key votes on the Issue sunday. Labor s executive and political i Ford i area. Mass., headed for the please Sec coast Page 2 new York up thirty one Crew members of the Nish Tanker Ragny which split j the Platte was first on the in two in the North Atlantic scene and launched a Small sunday were rescued from the boat in a Rescue attempt but vessel s Stern Section today. The boat capsized pitching the men were brought three men into the icy seas aboard the United states coast guard Cutter Escanaba. Which then headed for the Ragny s Bow Section believed to contain six men. A coast guard spokesman Here said the ship s Captain and chief Engineer were believed to be among those dinging to the Ragny s capsized Bow Section a towing in rough seas about 600 mites Southeast of new York. Two United states vessels were standing by to lend Assis Tance if needed. One ship the Tanker Platte test a Crew member a an abortive Rescue attempt sunday when a Small wot capsized White beading for the Ragny s Stem Section. The coast card spokesman said seas in the area were Rev go. With Waves 12 to 15 fed add a web of Ceca wms m to 25 mites Bair the of Tawny. Tows broke m Shriay often my after m so s message were being concentrated on secondary roads. The weather office said no major snowfall is expected the next 24 hours. The Southern half of new Brunswick and Nova Scotia s adjacent Cumberland county were the areas hardest hit by the storms. The first storm hit the Region Christmas eve bringing up to 20 inches of Snow. The second storm saturday brought Only 13 inches at most but it was whipped into High drifts by 45 mile an hour winds with gusts to 60 Miles an hour. Newfoundland and a coastal Section of Eastern Nova Scotia received a mixture of Snow and rain. There were at least four deaths during the storms All in new Brunswick. Three persons died in traffic accidents and another of exposure after he left his stranded car on the St Stephen Saint John Highway. D e p u i y highways minister Ralph Sweet of new Brunswick said a few Back roads might please see Mab times Page 2 committees in the Knesset Israel s parliament voted unanimously to resume negotiations after the executive committee of the National religious party approved 31 to 9. Informed sources said mrs. Meir told the labor party committees she would ask the Cabi net to decide in favor of return ing. A religious party Resolution said the decision was necessary to Avert a Cabinet crisis but the party regretted the egyptians had not complied with Israel s demand for withdrawal of soviet anti aircraft missiles from the Suez canal zone. The religious party commit tee also said the party would not allow the government to re please see Isba us Page 7 soviets use Young girls to Compromise diplomats i by John of pick radio correspondent until be lacked to various embassies in Washington a Kab j defected in London in sep j Moscow Mcm dim the wives of i the soviet secret police is tember Iso. He said he was i ambassadors. Described in testimony made j or rec rated to the j he named some highly placed i Public sunday by Senate moves secret police in 2m6 White a diplomats and their wives As he to gators As keeping an Mun dog j corp Omant for m o s c o w told of love affairs awl so dec sep pay of Yong girls to try to 1 radio. Dons attempted hmm tons. Seyvee foreign Ftp Tomato in 1 in three to hives testimony some his . Be Hopes them. Made by tiie Senate in said was first hand Ali Bol tiie Eimess. A Saniei. Ter Tai Security Satami Milke hearsay defector testified be spent Karpiw told m his Karmi s was Given 17 years As a Kab agent said Recar Artimi Bea Tim Yogi Mug j at nine Days thug by Trines. J these inc i whores Girts agents m some the Matenti Prev Wasly in be Vic Way Watt note cml dust Gowl a Tass of testified Karl it testified Vrh pc w w a was a i Mai m Imam 9oflncol a rect warm Mph rec Nowr rms part see Rose Brothers Simard que. Suspects caught Trio sought since Laporte i Digap death found in Tunnel beneath farmhouse Montreal up a Light in the window of an apparently empty farm House led to the arrest Early today of three prime suspects in the Kidnap Mur Der of Pierre Laporte. Paul Rose 27, his brother Jacques Rose 23, and Francis Simard 23, were picked up along with a fourth unidentified Man in the House near St. Luc 20 Miles Southeast of Montreal. Normal basques bail v restored courts will Rule instead of a a Montreal up bail applications on behalf of per sons detained under the War measures act now will be considered by the courts. Justice minister Jerome Choquette said today. He made the announcement at a news conference a few hours after the arrest of three prime suspects in the Kidnap murder of Pierre Laporte. The minister recalled his dec. 22 announcement that per sons detained under the act would not be released for the Christmas holidays said circumstances have changed to Quebec would therefore re turn to the Normal course of Justice in which bail is the prerogative of the courts to Grants however or. Choquette said. I Reserve my right to object to bail in certain he called the news Confer ence to confirm officially that police had picked up Paul Rose 27, his brother Jacques Rose 23, and Francis Simard 23. First reports located the farmhouse at l Acadia in the same general area. The four men were armed but offered no resistance a Quebec provincial police spokesman said. The Rose Brothers and Simard had been sought on War rants in connection with the oct. 10 abduction of or. La Porte Quebec labor minister who was strangled a week later. Paul Rose was also wanted for the oct. 5 kidnapping of British Diplomat James Cross freed dec. 3 after his abductors took advantage of a govern ment offer of Safe passage to Cuba. Justice minister Jerome Cho Quette said in an interview that the suspects were found in a Tunnel about 20 feet by four feet hollowed out under the Cement floor of the farmhouse. He said have remained undetected in the compartment for a Long time. Food and other provisions had been stocked inside it. Police of the anti terrorist squad had raided the farm House Christmas Day. They found nothing but their suspicions were aroused end they kept the building under Obser vation. Please see que. Page 2 get death sentences will be reviewed by Franco Burgos Spain a a military court today handed Down death sentences for six persons in the Burgos trial of 16 Basque extremists. The sentences will go to Gen. Francisco Franco to be com muted or confirmed. Three of the six were sentenced to death by firing squad the unusual measure indicated the reaction of the court to the last Day of trial when the 16 arose in a group and tried to attack court mar tial members. The three receiving two death sentences each were Francisco Javier i co 29 Eduardo Uriate. 25, and Jaoquin Goros Tidi 26. Who led the charge against the court members. Please see basques Page 7 they were arrested at. St. Luc 20 Miles Southeast of Mon Treal in a farmhouse that the Justice minister said was rented by Michel Viger. Soldier sought in girl s slaying looking for a Bandsaw this want and under miscellaneous articles for Sale 59 13 in. Delta Metal Cut Ling in Dow s37s. 774-4271. Is among the hundreds of bargains in today s classified Section. No matter what need shop and save in free press want ads. London a Scotland Yard sought a scots guards sol Dier today in the Little red Riding Hood slaying of 15 year old Janet Stevens. The guardsman was reported seen twice with the teen Ager in Days immediately before her Holiday murder. Janet was strangled Christ Mas Day near Pirbright sur Rey when she was on the Way to her grandmother s House with gifts. London newspapers called it the red Riding Hood murder. The slaying was one of three of women in different parts of England during the hol iday weekend. Margaret Lynch. 21, was Bea j ten to death in Liverpool. Her body was found Christmas Day. Margaret Joan Connolly. 23, was found on a Yorkshire Moor on boxing Day the Day after Christmas. I police reported no new Duvel 1 pm ends in the search for the killers of miss Lynch or miss Connolly. Detectives who gave up their holidays in an intense search for the Slayer of the teen age girl sifted what a police spokes Man said was a growing fund of information. We Are hoping that this guardsman will come Forward and give us any information that he is Able to a police spokesman said. The girl s body was found near a gunnery Range of an army Camp. India Calls vote Early election is risk for mrs. Gandhi new Delhi Reuter prime minister Indira Gandhi had parliament Dis solved sunday in a daring Gamble that general elections a year earlier than scheduled would give her government a working majority. The move not unexpected comes a year after a split in the ruling Congress party reduced her government s majority in the lok Sabha House of the people to 41, making sup port from various leftist groups necessary for its survival. Since then the government has had trouble passing its socialist measures but the final Spur for mrs. Gandhi was apparently a supreme court Deci Sion last week overturning a government decision to scrap the privy purses and privileges of the country s former princely rulers. The court held that the gov e r h m e n t order against the princes issued after legislation failed by one vote to get Hirough parliament was unconstitutional. Mrs. Gandhi did not set a Date for the election saying Only that the new parliament would Convene before March 31. Observers believed balloting would be held Early in March. Chief election commissioner s. P. Sen Varma said today hat polling in the election should begin feb. 28 or March All India radio reported. Sen Varma said the precise election schedule would be announced in about a week. Poling in some states might have o be spread Over several Days As in previous elections be Ause of the distances involved. Dissolution o f parliament a me 14 months before its term Vas scheduled to end and set he wheels in motion for ballot please see India Page 2 today today s Index swell to top Cain in Amtrak i so .4i classified 28 to 37 comics 47, deaths finance m television in Mac sports 15 to ii nearly everyone Heads the free press zone Towl 30 boxcars derailed the pm Kmic Jim pm in to

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