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Winnipeg Free Press (Newspaper) - March 11, 1990, Winnipeg, Manitoba Revenue Canada wishes us Alt Many Happy German intellectuals Ponder reunification Cloudy tonight 2 Damp tomorrow 6 free press vol 118 no 100 second class mail registration number 0286 March free press Sun rises sets Moon rises sets weekly Home delivery in Winnipeg outside Winnipeg Home delivery 9570550 classified 9562330 news watch thief returns loot Dallas a robber who broke into a House and held the owner at knife Point apparently decided his victim was worse off than he was and gave Back the he was going to i think he was said the 32yearold who quoted the burglar As saying this House is not Worth mechanics probed Philadelphia a Motorman on a Philadelphia sub Way train that crashed last killing three peo has been suspended be cause of cocaine use the Day of the a subway spokes Man said but officials said investigators Are focusing on the failure of a traction motor Assembly on a subway car Axle As the cause of the three people were killed and 94 injured in the Battle warms up Moscow Radical Mem Bers of the legislature met yesterday to devise a Chal Lenge to Kremlin Leader Mik Hail Gorbachev proposal to become a Western style presi Dent with Broad Powers next the Congress of peo Ples deputies is Likely to elect Gorbachev As state president with unprecedented constitutional Galina a member of the congresses Rad ical inter regional told Moscow television the group will probably nominate its own candidate to run against Gor ads halt Mandela Tanzania Nelson Mandela Cut Short his program of engagements in Tanzania yesterday after Doc tors ordered him to Afri can National Congress sources Mandela has frequently looked worn out by his sched ule since his release a month ago from 27 years in South african Mandela worn out Index Ann 19 30 9 30 6 20 7 13 21 Puzzle sports 29 17 18 to 8 lotto winning numbers 45 Bonus number 34 the plus winning plus number is 400294 francophone Reeve votes for unilingual ism stir to to the if Tai by Allison Bray Rene Lavoie is bilingual and French Anadi but he made it unanimous when Lac Dubonnet went Lavoie is the by no Means Are we against he what Council is concerned about is the extra Cost of the Rural municipality not the town recently joined ranks with communities in Ontario and Manitoba by declaring itself officially Lavoie said he put a Price tag on the Cost of providing services in both official but he said the five member Council made the move because it was concerned about the Chance of additional costs for bilingual Council minutes and office despite its less than eight per cent of the people in the municipality Are Franco a photo according to the 1986 Lavoie said while there is a Small Franco phone Community in the English is and has always been the Public language used by its mixture of francophone and see stance Page 4 rioting haitian youth Burn government officials furniture after ransacking his House in amid revolt haitian Leader to leave country by Lee Hockstader the Washington Post Haiti pros per Avril resigned As Haiti president yester Day amid a popular revolt against his 18 Mont hold military he yielded Power to Herard the army chief of who vowed to restore order and give Way to a provisional civilian government in three was expected to leave the country in a matter of Days or diplomats but there were no details on where he would yesterday Avril was driven in a see moderate Page 4 political parties step up get protest grits Start separate campaigns by Janet Mcfarland protests against the proposed fed eral goods and services tax Are heading into High gear As labor groups and political parties step up their campaigns to have the Levy the Manitoba federation of labor this week launched a five week protest Campaign that will culminate in a province wide vote on the tax april Paul a full time pro test coordinator hired by the said the federation is trying to Orga Nize ballot boxes in All workplaces in the including those where employees Are not Union people not voting at work can cast a ballot at Booths in local shopping seniors Homes and other Public Sites on april he our target is every workplace in the province of that May be an ambitious but it is our the Manitoba results will be added to tallies in All other provinces and dumped on the Mulroney government to increase the pressure to abolish plans for the seven percent at the same the Liberal party is setting up a nationwide Telephone line for canadians to phone and vote on the it will be in operation from March 12 to March Liberal my John who is coordinating the Campaign in Mani said the party expects to gather hundreds of thousands of names on their Telephone its our feeling that by doing everything ultimately the government will get the he its quite obvious they Are deter but were equally deter mined to halt Harvard said Liberal maps Are sending out letters to explain the tax to constituents and have divided up no Liberal Ridings to Send bailouts to those voters As the party also will run advertise ments to Tell people about the tax and the phone but the first major Antist event in Winnipeg is to be held Tomor Row a Public rally at fort Garry place sponsored by the Reform party of Gordon one of the party see Reform Page 4 Iraq court orders britons execution London a an iraqi court sentenced a journalist with a British newspaper to death on espionage charges yesterday and ordered a British nurse jailed for 15 years for allegedly helping the foreign office under iraqi no Appeal is the iranian born Farzad Bazot of London weekly observer was arrested in september while investigating reports of an explosion at an iraqi military the Daphne was accused of helping Bazot by driving him to the and were tried by a revolutionary court on charges of committing hostile acts against the proceed which were not open to the began thursday then were adjourned after five they resumed for 35 minutes yes the foreign office the defendants were assigned iraqi but a British Diplo mat was allowed to attend the there was no indication when the execution of a 15year British might be carried prime minister Margaret Thatcher was horrified by the severity of the sentence against a foreign office spokes Man he said she will Appeal to iraqi president Saddam Hus Sein for clemency on humanitarian in Bazot appeared on iraqi state television and said he had been spying for Parish did not appear in the the editor of the sunday of Donald said the paper was certain Bazot was not spying for he said the statement must have been made under duress and noted that a soft appeared to be in poor physical Wells Adamant Meech hurts Haven ots by Donald Campbell for Clyde the crisis Over the Meech Lake Accord is More than just a squabble Over a few words on a piece of constitutional he firmly believes the Deal would keep poor regions at the Bottom of the National Heap by cutting off the Chance for Senate and Wells has a personal above and beyond political to see have not provinces like his own Newfoundland gain More say in fed eral decisions on economic tory leaders a the second oldest boy in a family of nine the Newfoundland Premier spent most of his adolescence mired i the same kind of economic misery that he fears Meech Lake will Newfoundland has an average earned income that 56 per cent of the National he said in an interview before addressing Manitoba liberals that All the Way up from 53 per cent of the National average 25 years he at this it will take us 300 years to catch since becoming the Island provinces fifth pre Mier last Wells has spent More than 300 Days discussing and theorizing pubic Cally about the ramifications of Meech Hes made Little Progress with either Ottawa or his fellow other than those in Manitoba and new fed up with the Wells last week vowed in his governments throne speech that newfoundlands initial support for the Deal will be it the pressure surrounding the Issue is after yet another Long i am Meechem he As swiftly As the Meech Lake debate has risen to the top of the National Wells has moved from a backroom re constitutional advisor to for Mer prime minister Pierre Trudeau to become one of the most eloquent speakers of his generation of the boy from tiny Stephenville on the Western Edge of his has proven a to be a worthy adversary to prime minister a former classmate at Dalhousie University Law on top of the Meech debate which he says int really a Wells must Deal with the worst crisis in the Newfoundland fishery in More than 300 his wife of 28 worries that Hes working too a Day off is a rarity and a typical workday is 16 to 20 hours i had two hours sleep last says his intense Blue eyes brimmed with and that not Wells is Well equipped to fight the Good fight on both on constitutional and economic unlike fellow Newfoundland politician John Wells want born with a Silver spoon in his nor did he live in a House with maids life in Small town Newfoundland was not easy for his his father toiled for More than 25 years As a railway the family had enough Money to eat and keep warm in but Little see Wells Page 4 Wells Meechem out i

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