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Winnipeg Free Press (Newspaper) - May 15, 1986, Winnipeg, Manitoba Letter sent to England ends up in Moose jaw by Heidi Graham Canada Post committed a Cardi Nal sin yesterday delivering the archbishop of Canterbury mail from Manitoba lieutenant Over nor to the daily newspaper in Moose the addressed to the most Robert Runcie in Lambeth pal England was mistakenly delivered to the Moose jaw times Herald two Days after it was mailed from government House in Pearl Mcgonigal laughed when told about the its really taking the Long Way the lieutenant governor said last Mcgonigal said she and her Hus who met the archbishop when he was in Winnipeg last visited him during a fall trip to the letter was just a note Back to she but i cant imagine How it got to Moose Mcgonigal said the incident was made All the More bizarre because she used to live in Moose its quite a coincidence and i find the whole thing rather Amus she in addition to the archbishops the newspaper received 17 letters with Moose jaw six with Prince and two headed for one for Edmonton and three that should have gone to postmaster Barry Johb said a faulty sorting machine in Regina is responsible and is sending the mail wherever it Johb mid when tetters arrive in Moose jaw they have been sorted and bundled so errors Are not found until after the mail is when problems like those the Regina office is notified so the machine can be he noting the machine is not always a Check of the mail confirmed his fifteen letters had the wrong Post Al one was and four had no Only eight included the Correct postal flames win shot at Stanley Cloudy tonight 4 Cloudy tomorrow 11 May free Sun rises sets Moon rises sets final Home delivery 9570550 classified 9562330 second class Mai registration number 0286 Farmers try Aerial seeding by Doug Speirs some Manitoba Farmers Are Tak ing to the sky to get their crops in the in a desperation a number of banners have abandoned tractors in favor of air planes to seed Fields made Mucky by heavy Spring its a last gasp Type of John a provincial said yesterday of Aerial even Back in79 when we had the last flood in the red River seeding was but they Farmers were Able to get their crops in by conventional soggy Spring weather has slowed seeding by making it almost impossible for Farmers to use tractors without getting mired in officials say seeding already is two weeks behind and late seeded crops Are lower yielding and More prone to Frost damage in the Dean said has been some Aerial seeding of wheat and canola in the Nigerville and Pierr Jolys areas this we dont know How much its being the agronomist its a practice that a number of them have in he said there is almost no scientific proof that Aerial seeding we know till work under certain to get the Best results from Aerial Farmers still must get equipment on to their Fields to cover the exposed he Dean equipment used to cover seeds poses less of a problem on spongy ground than does the machinery used to Plant the key is the harrowing implement itself Doest dig Down into the wet soil and bog which might happen if you were trying to pull a seed Drill he spokesmen for aviation firms that normally handle Aerial spraying of pesticide for Farmers say they have been fielding1 an unusual number of inquiries about Aerial Guys have been talking about it seeding from the air for the past Cam who runs Aerial spraying operation in the Russell the chances Are pretty Good that Well be doing a lot of it right Flett nobody said go but they know its if it gets Well be definitely going for if it turns hot and i advise people to do Flett said he plans to use his aircraft to seed about 80 hectares of canola he farms in the Angus i lie see anxious Page 4 up photo Calgary Man makes unsuccessful bid to dig out car during worst Spring Pierce storm hits Alberta blizzard closes businesses Calgary up Winter re turned with a vengeance to South Central Alberta yesterday As a fierce storm swept by winds gust ing to 80 brought the lives of nearly a million people to a virtual the storm closed schools and Nei ther the Lethbridge Herald nor the red Deer advocate could get their editions out on the an Island of stalled cars five Kilometres Long stood out against the unseasonal White backdrop caused by what provincial transportation minister Marvin Moore called the worst Spring blizzard in Alberta despite All the damage no fatalities were the storm and intermittent Power blackouts created by it caused some anxious moments for a heart attack victim in Crossfield and a new Mother in both North of Don coordinator of Calgary disaster said the heart attack victim was receiving treatment in his the Airdrie woman was stay ing put after giving birth in her Home Early yesterday he radio transmissions were used to instruct the woman on proper care of her new baby until she and the infant could be moved to Hospi Tal in said another disaster services the storm was expected to move East into Saskatchewan but is not expected to hit Southern Manitoban will see cooler temperatures today and to but Little an environment Canada spokesman said last he said the High tomorrow will be about to but tempera Tures should be Back to Normal at about by Northern however is in for More he the hit har dest North of stranding hundreds of the provincial government declared a local state of emergency for Airdrie As everything ground to a Diane spokesman for Al Berta Public safety services in said a 24hour Emer Genc response Centre was opened in the provincial capital where officials hoped to coordinate in formation on the storms were getting Only very con fused she with the Power outages and Tele phone poles Down theres very Little information that is coming out of Airdrie and Cross All we know is emergency vehicles cant the ramp Are the winds Are creating six foot Snow drifts and winds and visibility wont allow helicopters to go Moore said major transmission lines collapsed under the weight of heavy Snow in Many parts of Southern Alberta and Many Tele phone systems were operating on Battery he said Utility companies had trouble reaching the downed Power lines because of difficulty getting helicopters into the Walter Vic president of Power operations for tra Salta said some areas of South Ern Alberta could be without Power for up to a the heavy combined with Strong winds and tempera Tures hovering around produced the worst scenario Possi ble for the Power see Power Page 4 highways kickbacks Lead to jail by Paul Moloney Winnipeg free press Portage la Prairie two former highways department officials lured a contractor into a 000 Kickback trap by encouraging him to expand his business and promising to keep him Busy on government a court heard yester the who began hauling gravel for the department in april was told two years later that he would have to turn Over 20 per cent of his Gross Revenue to the officials if he wanted to keep by that Raymond Jolicoeur had Little Choice but to cooperate because he had amassed a Fleet of equipment on which he owed at 21percent court was provincial judge Mcdonald sentenced Lawrence Alvin to 21 months in jail for his part in the his Clifford Angus is to be sentenced june the who worked in the Carman pleaded guilty 13 to seven counts of taking kickbacks from Jolicoeur and three other con tractors Between 1981 and March Jolicoeur testified that Archibald came to see him in August 1981 and demanded he pay the pair 20 per cent of his cheques in Cash or lose the government Jolicoeur said the kickbacks were eating up most of his the businessman quoted Archi Bald As saying if youre going to continue working for its going to Cost you 20 per cent off your in he said Archibald said i Joli Coeur had a Beautiful big Yard and my equipment would look real Good parked in the the businessman said he sold off most of his equipment in 1982 and 1983 to his three operators Aurele Romeo Rey and Eugene Bazin because he didst think the officials would demand kickbacks Montreal tory faces 50 counts in graft Case from All four Rey testified that after he and Bazin approached Graham about obtaining government the official said there was none available for he said Jolicoeur went to see Graham and reported Back that they would have to pay a 10percent Ricard was assessed a 15 percent Crown attorney Linda in her summary of the evidence at the five hour sentence said Ricard indicated to a senior High ways department official in Early Spring 1983 that Archibald and Gra Ham were taking see highways Page 4 up conservative my Michel gravel was charged today with 50 counts of influence peddling and abuse of the Public As the ramp alleged he corruptly obtained or sought to obtain tens of thousands of dollars in Cash or benefits from government con the charges include 10 counts of eight of breach of Trust and 32 under various sections of the criminal code relating to fraud upon who represents the East end Montreal Riding of does not have to resign his seat in the commons under parliamentary but the charges represent another serious blow to the government of prime minister Brian Al ready rocked this week by the Resig nation of Sinclair Stevens As Indus try minister and the defection yesterday of Quebec my Robert Toupin who left the tories to sit As an the ramp confirmed last month it was investigating allegations of misconduct against gravel in connection with construction of a new Federal museum in Gene the prosecutor responsible for the said at that time that the ramp had searched gravel charged gravels residence in his parliament Hill office and his Riding office in gravel was last year made god father of Hull Riding for the tories under their system of pairing sitting maps with Ridings represented by liberals or new Liberal Aston Isabelle holds the Hull Quebec my bolts conservative caucus Ottawa up a rebel Quebec tory my unhappy with conservative policy for his province dealt another blow to prime minister Mulroney yesterday and abandoned party ranks to sit As an Robert my for Terre Bonne offered no explanation for his sudden desertion other than hopeless differences with the tories Over philosophy and other mat a former Quebec Liberal who one source says ran for the tories because he was at Odds with his Ridings former Liberal was one of several conservative maps who shattered party Unity last de Cember Over the closing of a Montre Al Oil the including former minis Ter of state for transport Suzanne argued the govern ment could have prevented the Plant shutdown and the loss of several Hundred pm ends asian some tories were visibly angry with to pins which came Only two Days after the Resig nation of former Industry minister Sinclair Stevens Over conflict Fin Terest a tour by Mulroney of asian coun tries was dampened by the Stevens and to pins Only one Day before the prime minister was see More Page 4 chernobyl death toll Gorbachev says from the news services Moscow soviet Leader Mikhail Gorbachev said last night that casualties from the chernobyl nuclear disaster have risen to nine dead and 299 in but the worst is behind he accused the West of telling a veritable Mountain of lies about the race to save Gorbachev 25minute speech on state television was his first Public comment on the explosion and fire april 26 that spewed radioactivity Over Europe and forced the evacuation of people from the Vicinity of the ukrainian Power he said radiation still is dangerous around the 130 Kilometres North of in the United states and radioactivity has been detected in and health authorities have warned canadians not to drink rain in rain and air Are All being tested for radioactive Gorbachev said the probable cause of the which he repeatedly referred to As our mis was a Power surge and Hydrogen he also announced that the soviet Union will extend its moratorium on nuclear testing to 6 and invited president Reagan to meet him in Europe or to Dis cuss halting All nuclear the United states dropped the first atomic bomb on Hiroshima on Gorbachev began the soviets testing moratorium last the Accident at chernobyl see Gorbachev Page 4 end Effort a proposal would end nasal efforts to make the shuttle economically viable space bonus1 province accused of paying Defeated nip minister Andy Anstett a signing Bonus to do consulting air attack Iran condemns Iraq for bombing a crowded Railroad killing 72 people and wounding lottery Western express 2112868 lotto West winning numbers 54 Bonniw number 29 lotto winning 45 Bonus number 10 Index Ann 21 7 45 49 26 49 6 40 7 Jumble 64 42 21 21 sports record 63 46 37 to 21

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