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Winnipeg Free Press (Newspaper) - June 4, 1971, Winnipeg, ManitobaWater safety contest entry 50 free press final edition vol. 78 no. 212 Price 10 cents 15 cents Friday Junt 4, 1971 Surritt j 24 . Sunart . Moen rim . Ata emt forecast showers 60 and 80 firm gets Okay to Cut Beer prices 24-bottle Case to Cost 20 cents less effective june 14 Days of Weir r i. Conniving blamed by Barry Mullin Abram j. Thiessen a former president of Western flyer coach said in an interview today that conniving Between management and directors of the Manitoba development fund under the progressive conservative administration until 1969 was to blame for the present financial Condi Tion of the fort Garry bus manufacturing firm. 1 or. Thiessen now president of Grey Goose lines Ltd., charged that there was conniving Between Rex Grose then chairman of the Manitoba development fund it s now called a and directors in bringing Thomas j. Ault a de troit consultant to Winnipeg. The present nip govern ment cannot be blamed for the situation at the development corporation which is the real culprit in this Case in another development thursday Industry minister Leonard Evans criticized the corporation s handling of the Western flyer takeover by or. Ault and said that if the nip government had had full knowl Edge of the transaction at that time we would t have permit Ted it to go or. Ault arrived Here in november 1969, and was established As president and Gen eral manager of the manufacturing company. At that time the development fund loaned please see Thiessen Page 6 wheat Sale to Russia million earlier obligation tripled for total bushels Uncle Ben s tartan brew eries Manitoba Ltd. Has received permission from the Manitoba Public utilities Board to sell its Beer for less than other provincial breweries charge for their products. In a decision handed Down thursday the Board approved a request from the brewery to reduce its Price to the Manitoba liquor control commission a saving which will be passed on to the con Sumer. Effective june 14, a six bottle pack of Uncle Ben s Beer will retail for As opposed to for the same amount of any other Beer. Similarly a dozen bottle Case of Uncle Ben s will Cost and a 24 bottle Case will Cost including a Deposit for bottles while the other breweries Beers at and please see Beer Page 2 sex const pleads guilty a 126-year-old former Winnipeg police Constable will be sentenced tuesday in Winnipeg magistrate s court on a charge of theft. Allan Rae Mcdonald of 2451 Portage Avenue suite 17, St. James Assiniboia appeared Friday before magistrate i. V. Ubienski in Winnipeg Magis trate s court and pleaded guilty to a charge of theft. The Magis trate remanded him out of Cus Tody for sentencing tuesday. Crown counsel Hymie Wein Stein told court that at . April 8 or. Winnipeg police please see sex const. Page 10 Exchange cancelled Hanoi screams by George Mcarthur Saigon special tons the White House inspired move to return 570 sick and wounded prisoners to North Vietnam reached its anti climactic end Friday with a Mere 13 captives agreeing to go and Hanoi screaming the whole Deal fell through when the North vietnamese announced at the Paris peace talks thursday that they had cancelled the repatriation of the 13 prisoners who were willing to go Home. The announcement came even As the 13 were sailing aboard an America transport in the South China sea to a Rendez Vous Point on a River in the demilitarized zone. The North vietnamese in cancelling the arrangements for the Transfer called the whole affair an odious act and a dishonest manoeuvre by Washington and Saigon. Please see Hanoi Page 6 an Bull charges into stands during a Benefit bullfight at Madrid Arena thursday but. Is held Back by protective cables. However four including venezuelan Diplomat Luis Maria Cha Rarden Urbina minor injuries ill the incident. Chemack curious about Bole figure finance minister Saul Cheri ack who is responsible for or ban affairs has taken Issue with claims that within a few years fat Bills will go of each As the Price tag of implementing Central City legislation for greater Winnipeg. Arms talks urged of bilateral basis Book dealers jailed Lisbon special tons Secretary of state Wiliam Rogers suggested thursday that negotiations on Force reductions within Europe should be Pur sued for the time being on a bilateral basis. Speaking to a meeting Here of the nato ministerial Council or. Rogers said United states thinks that interested nato members should conduct their own talks with the soviet Union to gauge the intentions of Moscow and its Warsaw pact allies. The owners of a Winnipeg firm which distributes paper Back books were sentenced Fri Day by or. Justice John m. Hunt in Manitoba court of Queen s Bench to 12 months in heading Ley jail after they were convicted by an Assize court jury of possessing obscene mate rial for the purpose of distribution. They Are myer Robert Mit Chell 52, of 311 Boreham Boule Vard Tuxedo and Larry. Man Tell 38, of 1305 Grant Avenue suite 901, had been previously convicted of a similar offence. Or. Justice Hunt also levied a Fine of on their com Pany great West news Ltd., 416 main Street room 212. Lawrence Greenberg counsel for the two men said he will Appeal the conviction. Meanwhile the two were released on sureties of each pending the Appeal. Charges were Laid after Sei Zure of 37 pocketbooks by Winnipeg morality detectives at the company s office. Crown counsel Phillip Schachter said that the court must Deal with matters such As this in a serious manner. He said there was a need for the Public to be protected against such a sordid business As the distribution of obscene written material. He asked that the men be jailed not fined since this was a deliberate business venture with a calculated risk see paperback Page 2 welfare guilty by Howard Collins Summerside . Up the first round of court action involving welfare fraud in this town of ended thurs Day with the conviction of j. Gordon Rogers former welfare officer on a charge of defraud ing the Federal and provincial governments. It took the jury Only 64 minutes to find Rogers a town councillor Here guilty of defrauding the governments Dur ing the first 10 months of 1970 while he controlled town Wel fare. He was remanded until next thursday for sentence. The maximum possible is 10 years. Six other men have been charged in the Case which unfolded last october during a lengthy ramp investigation into welfare operations. Cases against the other men were adjourned until later this month pending the outcome of the Rogers trial at which five of them testified under Protection of the Canada evidence please see welfare Page 2 then later this year nato could hold a special meeting at the level of Deputy foreign minister to compare the find Ings of member governments and consider proposals for a possible multilateral approach to Mutual and balanced Force reductions. Speaking to a meeting Here of the nato ministerial Council or. Rogers said the United states thinks that interested nato members should conduct their own talks with the Sovie Union to gauge the intentions o Moscow. And its Warsaw pact allies. Then later this year nato could hold a special meeting a the level of Deputy foreign minister to compare the find Ings of member governments and consider proposals for a possible multilateral approach to Mutual Force reductions. . Sources said that in present this idea to the closed meeting of ministers or Rogers had refrained from por fraying it As a formal proposal instead he stressed that it was Only a suggestion and tha please see arms Page 2 the claim was made Wood Bole a former member of Manitoba s now defunct 1 of a 1 government boundaries com Mission at a meeting wednes Day of St. Boniface residents who Are opposed to the prov Ince s plans to amalgamate the governments of greater Winnipeg. My financial people have been working on it for a Long time and they Haven t been Able o come up with any figures yet so i Don t know How he or. Bole manages to or. Cherniack said in a Tele phone i interview thursday night. He said that or. Bole has been crying Wolf for quite a while and apparently still when or. Bole first began making statements about the High Cost of the Central City he was asked for the information please see curious Page 10 Manitoba government ploy a Are being asked to ratify a two year contract which would provide a 15 per increase in salaries and numerous fringe benefits for most and will Eort the provincial government an estimated Mil lion in the first year. If accepted by the Manitoba government employees association membership the new con tract would be retroactive to March 20 of this year. Members were informed of the association s negotiating teams recommendations in a special Issue of the Mega news released tuesday and will have until june 15 to ratify. F. J. Mills president of the association at a news Confer ence Friday said reports reach ing his office indicated employees were about 90 per cent in favor of the new contract in Early returns. The association represents about of the estimated provincial government employees and officials expect non members would also Benefit from the negotiations. In the first year of the two settlement All employees except those in the professional officers series and Nistra please see pay Page 2 called Wolst razed today today s Index Bombon Ontic Sakti his 41 Farguson 43 classified 14 to 28, 35 to 38 comics .49, 50 deaths 10 finance .51 to 55 Jumble. 18 movies 33 sports .41 to 48 television 34 women .29 to 31 nearly everyone reads the free press City zoom. Total Cambridge mass. A love Story a Yale univer s i t y professor s tear Jerker about a Harvard University student and a Radcliffe co to received the Harvard Lam Poon s award thursday for the year s worst movie. The satiric Magazine cited love Story for opening the tear ducts of the american Public for providing yet an other vehicle for Ali Mac Graw s Talent vacuum and for subjecting countless talk show audiences to the unutterable disgrace of Erich the firm about the Stu dents marriage and her death has been a top Box of fice attraction. Segal a Yale professor and a Harvard graduate wrote the Story and miss Macgraw played the coed. In announcing its 31st Annu Al ten worst movies awards the Lampoon said humor has gone out of the whole thing. There Are no More Good movies and movie worst is no laughing it said. Second worst the Magazine said was Airport Asen pertaining As motion the other baddies in order were Patton Joe Soldier Blue getting straight the Strawberry statement Little please see love Page 10 Altona the Hotshot Outlook mostly muggy a warm muggy showery weekend is in Prospect for the greater Winnipeg area. Relatively moist air and showers Are on the Way the Winnipeg weather office said today. And no the temperature did t hit a record High in Winnipeg yesterday. It was 88.7 Here the highest so far this year but still. Below the record High of 91, set in 1968. But Altona Man., where it was 91 yesterday was the hot spot for Canada. A spokesman for the Winnipeg weather office said a weather disturbance in Colora do started to move. Northeast and pushed Cloud into the Winnipeg area this morning. As a result of the Cloud the High today is expected to be Only 75 to 80 instead of the 90 originally forecast. Tomorrow s High is expected to be 80 after an overnight Low of 60. Ottawa up can Ada and Russia today signed a contract for a Sale of 130 million bushels of can Adian wheat to the soviet Union for million. Immigration minister Otto Lang minister responsible for the Canadian wheat Board announced the contract in the commons soon after the sign ing. Delivery of the wheat will begin this month and continue through 1972. The major portion will be shipped during the rest of this year and the Early part of next. Or. Lang and Trade minister Jean Luc Pepin said in a joint statement that the Sale involves two contracts. Please see wheat Page 2 please see Outlook Page 6 Midi City debate Likely the longest legislature reports by Egon Frech with the comment that it was Day for Manitoba. Finance minister Saul Cherniack responsible for Urban affairs launched thursday what will Likely be the longest debate on Likely to be the longest debate of the current session of the provincial legislature debate on second Reading of Bill 36, the proposed Central City govern ment legislation for greater Winnipeg. The Bill immediately Drew comment from three progressive conservative members of the legislature who said they could not support it in principle and would vote against the measure on second Reading. Their speeches were the fore runners of speeches by Proba Bly All of the. O p p o s i t i o n members and most of the government members. However the Bill is not expected to have As Stormy a passage As the provincial compulsory Automo bile insurance legislation did last year or. Cherniack indicated there would be extensive amendments to the Bill at the committee stage and it is there that the majority of the opposition most of it from municipal officials is expected to be voiced. Last year the Auto insurance Legisla Tion Drew enough Public com ment to keep that Bill in com Mittee for about two weeks of daily sittings. The government said or Cherniack in introducing Bil 36, is keeping an open mind on Many aspects of the Bill and will be prepared to listen to constructive suggestions in committee. He said the Bill before the Louse was the culmination of attempts to re Structure the government of greater Winnipeg so it can meet the needs of its future citizens. It represented an unqualified commit ment to democracy at the local he said. He reminded the opposition that it had been a Long time policy of the new democratic party and a part of the party s 1969 election platform to amal please see Hoffa Page 2 four Oil firms rapped Ottawa up the prices and incomes commission has slapped the wrists of four major Oil Shell Texaco and Sun refusing to take remedial t i o n after increasing their prices unduly last year. The commission said in a report on the Price behaviour of the major Oil refiners and distributors that in part their increased revenues resulted from the severity of last Winter. Their sales of fuel oils ran ahead of what they had expected. But the Oil companies were judged on the basis of the Cri Teria for Price restraint adopted by a conference of businessmen Here in february 1970. The plan was to keep Price in please see Oil Page 4 220 walk out at cf1 student program criticized 40 new Mac head appointed 1 loan controversy continues Page 5 Claydon Given bravery medal 3 Campbell defends position Page 11 dental Bill introduced Page 5 City Bill in Stormy second 1 revamped investigation Bill introduced Page 5 looking for a motorcycle this want and under motor cycles 87 for Sale Honda s90. Good condition. Phone Stone Wall. Is among the hundreds of bargains in today s classified Section. No matter what you need shop and save in free press want ads. Leech gets 3 years a Winnipeg Man who defrauded five women of More than in the past year through promises of marriage was sentenced thursday in Winnipeg magistrate s court to three years in Penitentiary. The Man Robert Wayne heard 33, pleaded guilty to four charges of defrauding women of Money before Magis trate Anthony j. Pilutik the same magistrate who sentenced him to three years on a similar charge a month ago. He is to serve a total six years. I wonder if there Are any More women who have been bilked by you but Are too embarrassed to come the magistrate told heard. In each Case heard posed As an electrical Engineer from Boston who originally came from South Carolina where his entire family had been killed in a car train Accident. At the time of his plea to the first charge court was told that heard had been living with another woman while defraud ing his victims. Please see Leech Page 6 the Pas Man staff two Hundred and Twenty Chur chill Forest industries employees were still off the Job Friday morning although talks aimed at ending the Wildcat walkout were expected to be resumed at any moment. They walked off the Job thursday afternoon when Union representatives and the com Pany failed to reach an agree ment in a dispute Over the fir ing rehiring and eventual de motion of a machinist. Karol Sasek Secretary of the International brotherhood o f pulp sulphate and paper makers Union local 203, said thursday night that at . An unofficial meeting of maintenance workers had voted 21 to 17 to walk off the Job in protest. This decision was made against the advice of the Union executive or. Sasek said. The men agreed to go Back to their jobs while the company and Union officials made a fur ther Effort to Settle the grievance. When no Progress was made about an hour later the men walked out. Or. Sasek said that during the afternoon approximately 90 per cent of the men operating the pulping group the washing and screening operation the machine room Power group the Recap sticking operation As Well As the pulp and Paperman ing machines left the Mill. At 8 . Thursday a meet ing was held at the nor Lite Hall please see 220 Page 4

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