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Winnipeg Free Press (Newspaper) - March 31, 1990, Winnipeg, Manitoba Talent galore Winnipeg arts Community benefits from the talented Duncan family Battle brewing planned Saskatchewan fertilizer Plant threatens Manitoba jobs suite Comfort Interior design exhibition blends leather and Rattan try your Luck game 6 this week is Worth to the seven Day subscribers double their winnings weather sunny today 8 Clear tonight 4 sunny tomorrow 3 Sun rises sets Moon rises sets Index Kiev Commerce can drive you mad Daylight savings by Gerald flood Winnipeg free press Ukraine Walter Hoff Mann was so frustrated he was the West German motorcycle dealer had been trying for three Days to do something that should take a few minutes confirm an airline ticket where he hoped to restore his do not stay Here More than one he after one month you must go Home to make raising the curtain sure the system in the West really if you stay too Long you become like you get nothing done and think its of because maybe you have been a Little bit Hoffmann said his troubles con firming an airline ticket Are typical of the obstacles westerners face trying to do business in the soviet it can take Days to arrange a Lon distance phone months to confirm a business meeting and years to get something Hoffmann said these Are among the hard lessons Hes Learned since he decided to Market the Dnieper a soviet Sidecar motorcycle that is so primitive in design and construction that its bound to Appeal to nostalgia a motorcycle Sidecar must look like the Dnieper Back to the he Hoffmann said his education in communist Commerce began in when he obtained two of the bikes for he found the engine had a serious flaw that was not evident in the soviet where roads Are so bad that High Speed driving is in see businessman Page 4 clocks Bart hour sunday saturday March by press weekly Home delivery in Winnipeg outside Winnipeg Home delivery 95743550 classified 9562330 he Winnipeg free press vol 118 n0120 charges ready in baffling Case up photo murder count sought in 78 disappearance by Paul Wiecek Manitoba ramp will ask the Crown attorneys office next week to Lay murder charges in the baffling disappearance of a Steinbach boy in a police official confirmed yes ramp spokesman Wyman Sangster said investigators believe they Are on the verge of solving the disappearance of 13yearold David which sparked a Mas Sive manhunt when he vanished nearly 12 years we will be seeking permission to Lay murder related charges in the Wiebe Sangster said in an Sangster refused to name the sus but did say the Man is serving a sentence in a prison and will have to be extradited if the Crown see suspect Page 4 Wiebe vanished in 1978 sudden memory wakens Mother in Middle of night furore Over fee hikes infuriated students scream at police during a demonstration outside the Quebec legislative building the students staged the rally to protest a dramatic increase in the provinces University and College by Zena Olijnyk Winnipeg free press Steinbach Lilliane Wiebe keeps memories of her Lon dead son David in the Back of her mind conjuring up his image is often too but yesterday she woke up with a Start at to see his boy ish face just the Way it was before he went missing almost 12 years David came to mind hours before she Learned ramp will finally ask the Crown to Lay murder charges in connection with the disappearance of the who failed to return Home for a family Barbecue on july i try not to think of be cause its too his tiny 58year old Mother said in an interview in the neat apartment where she lives with her but last he jumped into my just like i dont know where it came she maybe its just a coincidence that i thought about him the Day we get some real news that this Case could be coming to a the Wiebes said they had no idea the police investigation had come so close to laying learning that from the free the last time we checked with the ramp was a few months ago and they just said the investigation was still going said Peter but for the Wiebes and their Large knowing their ordeal May soon be Over comes As a re for years and years weve thought about How David per haps now we can finally see that Justice will be said 62year old Peter the years since David went miss ing have been difficult for the Cou As they relentlessly kept at the ramp to pursue the baffling disappearance of their youngest for More than four the see mystery Page 4 million on horizon for Farmers Ann 82 55 27 55 74 Jumble 61 Jumble 61 23 news and 30 83 69 the provincial by John Douglas and Bill Redekop with planting season just weeks Manitoba Farmers could be eligible for up to million in income assistance if the provincial government agrees to share the costs of a Federal program tabled Federal agriculture minister Don Mazankowski told reporters in Ottawa the Federal government wants the provinces to contribute half of a program to assist Farmers hit hard by High interest rates and depressed world prices caused by the global subsidy with a he said Ottawa cannot afford to shoulder the entire Manitoba share will be about agriculture minister Glen Findlay said in Winnipeg yes but Only if it puts up a Matching which is More than the provinces total agriculture budget of million last the fact that Ottawa has sent out the signal that Money is coming now is Findlay its Good news for the its Good news for their creditors and All the Rural business people in Man there is help net farm incomes Are expected to drop 87 per cent this year in Manitoba to about million from an average of Findlay that a serious drop in Manito he we have a shortfall of about million in realized net and that the Bottom we have to get our Grain Farmers through this period to be there in the better which we Hope come in two or three although the Money is out Findlay said the Tough negotiating is just Ottawa has demanded the provinces match support for but has left the exact Type of assistance open to we Are not asking them to match see hard Page 4 Mazankowski targeted Copps Camps form Alliance Many liberals predict Chretien sweep by Dan Lett As the Liberal leadership candidates descend upon Winnipeg this its becoming evident front runner Jean Chretien Campaign is in High roaming the country like a giant vacuum cleaner trained on Chretien which some pundits predict could give him a rare first ballot seems to have convinced representatives of Paul Martin and Sheila Copps to Foster a relationship of by splitting Delegate slates and serious support from said avoiding direct Competition against each it is hoped at least one of them will be around to Battle Chretien on a second As of on third of the delegates to the june 23 convention in Calgary had been with Chretien claiming More than 54 per cent of those some predictions give Chretien As much As 60 per cent of according to official party num Chretien has the support of 858 committed followed by Martin with 548 and Copps with Distant underdogs John Nunziata 12 and Tom Wappel 34 Are bring ing up the with another 154 either Independent or in where Chretien was expected to suffer because of his ant Meech Lake Accord Ini tial reports show him in command of More than 310 far outdid dancing Martins total of As the candidates Exchange pleasantries and promises with Manitoba and Saskatchewan party a strategy is developing to prevent Chretien from sweeping clean the Calgary convention on the first if were going to we need the Martin Campaign has at tempted to cultivate hybrid slates in several Quebec Ridings that would give both Martin and Copps a share of the 12 delegates available in Lapierre the theory is that if Martin and Copps supporters can shut Chretien out of some then a first bal lot Victory will have been he see pact Page 4

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