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Winnipeg Free Press (Newspaper) - November 2, 1970, Winnipeg, ManitobaYou Don t do it it won t get done give the United Way Winnipeg free press final edition vol. 78 no. 30 Price 10 cents with comics 15 cents monday november 2, 1970 . Sunset . Moonrise . Moonset . Forecast Cloudy 40 and 35. Blaze i convention kitt8 elects Bell 144 emergency legislation authorities probing cause from a Reuter St. Laurent Dupont France up French authorities from Cabinet rank Down pressed an investigation today to determine Why 144 persons died in a weekend dance Hall fire in this Mountain town 24 Miles Northwest of Grenoble. Firemen pulled 142 bodies from the ruins. Ten other per sons were injured and two of them died today. From accounts of the 20-Odd survivors of the halloween night fire it appeared that the Young dancers panicked and piled up against the exit doors. There were reports that the four exits of the single Storey steel Frame building were locked and even boarded up but others contradicted this. About ., according to Joelle Dondey the 21-year-old cashier some smoke started coming from the ceiling then flames burst she was dragged out of the Hall with her hair burning. When the firemen broke into see dance Hall Page 6 nip chief introduced Schreyer Given big ovation returned As Leader unopposed by Ron Campbell Lawrence Bell a Grain Farmer from rapid City Man., was elected president of the Manitoba new democratic party for 1970-71 at the party s annual convention sunday in the hotel fort Garry. Or. Bell was elected on the second ballot by the 662 voting delegates in attendance who also re elected premiered Schreyer by acclamation to continue As Leader of the party. The new party president Suc eeds Bill Button who did not Eek re election to the Post. Premier Schreyer received a Landing ovation from the con mention As finance minister Saul Cherniack put his name in j nomination and no other names please see Bell Page 4 Iii pout disaster truck rams polish will pay portion of fee press under fire premiered Schreyer lashed out at the Winnipeg free press saturday accusing the paper of fuzzy and unrealistic editorial thinking before More than party supporters. The Premier told the Mani see free press Page 7 Karachi Pakistan a a witness said a Man shouted Down with communism As he drove a cargo truck into an Airport reception line for Poland s president. The Deputy foreign minister of Poland Pakistan s Deputy intelligence chief and two pakistani photographers died. Polish president Marian spy Chalski was unhurt but War saw s ambassador to Pakistan and about 20 others were injured. Spychalski broke off his five Day visit to Pakistan to a j company the body of Zygfryd Wolniak to Poland. Police did not confirm that the killing on sunday was intentional saying that its cause seems to be failure of the brakes of the but they said they were questioning a Man named Feroze Abdulah the witness said he heard the truck Driver shouting i have completed my Mission and Down with As the bodies Lay near Spychalski s chartered plane. New govt. Bill limited to Quebec situation Only by Victor Mackie Ottawa staff Justice minister John Turner introduced an emergency measures Bill in the commons monday designed to replace the War measures act now in effect. It will Deal Only with the present situation in Quebec. By dealing with the Quebec situation Only or. Turner i Hopes to get the new Bill passed i in a reasonably Short time. The War measures act will be revoked As soon As parliament passes the Bill described As a measure to provide temporary emergency Powers for the preservation of Public order in the debate is planned to Start wednesday. It could begin tuesday with unanimous con 1 sent but it is understood the government has planned its business to Start the debate wednesday. J the Justice minister will pro pose that a Long term measure in dealing with emergency situations that might arise in the future should be subject to considerable study before it is drafted in Bill form. Accordingly he will suggest that a second new kind of Man in Manitoba Asper leads 4new liberals delegates defeat Nesbitt by 720-329 margin lawyer Leader urges Middle of Road Unity by Paul Pihi Chyn Manitoba s sagging Liberal party took on a new look and a new life Satur Day when 38-year-old lawyer i. H. Asper of Winnipeg was chosen to Lead the party to new and True or. Asper won the leadership in a two Way Battle against or. John Nesbitt 45, a former University professor. When this Man drove the Van from behind the aircraft and in the twinkling of an Eye accelerated toward the spot where the polish president was shaking the witness said. The Driver apparently thought the Deputy foreign min ister was the president and after crushing him raised his hands in the air and shouted i have done my Job i have com 1 alerted my Mission it please see truck Page 4 Montreal returning to Lornial state see emergency Page 11 j u everyone was surprised Wmk end 41 resolutions dealt with by nip the Manitoba new Democrat a. Art Coulter announced at by Dick Vokey Montreal up an atmosphere of near normality prevailed in Montreal during the the outward ten i Sions of the Kidnap crisis began i to fade. I weeks ago today has been 1 heard since a letter confirming he was alive was found oct. 18, i hours after the body of or. La Porte was found in a car trunk. With Many provincial Nolice called to the City at the transportation minister Joe Borowski has assured Manitoba motorists they won t have to pay a full year s licence fee for registering their cars for eight months in 1971. Or. Borowski said Over the weekend that the vehicle i rence fee for 1971 will be pro rated and motorists will be charged Only for that portion of j pc party s annual convention . That the convention As armed troops continued the crisis Back now at guard duty at Public buildings and 10 persons were arrested under the War measures act business at. Downtown night clubs was returning to Normal. Postings across Quebec and with the discontinuance of Road blocks on Bridges the crime rate in Canada s Holdup capital also showed signs of returning children made their regular Ito its pre Kidnap level. Halloween rounds saturday night and voters in 17 suburbs voted sunday on councillors and mayors. The underworld driven into hiding by extraordinary police patrols since or. Cross s abduction staged several holdups. There were delegates who cast their ballots and or. Asper was declared the Winner polling 720 votes to or. Nesbitt s 329. There is indeed a new kind of Man in Manitoba and the Liberal party is on the move As never the new Leader told cheering supporters after the Victory was declared. Throughout his three week Campaign for the leadership or. Asper stressed that Liber als must rebuild As a Middle of the Road alternative to the prov Ince s new democratic party government and the progressive conservative opposition. Please see liberals Page 4 Mere details on Page 10 t he year that the 1971 licence is Manitoba motorists with 41 of the 217 and delegates to end pro-1 front de liberation do Quebec valid. Many feared they would be charged a full year s fee for 1971 but that the licence would be valid Only from March to november 1, squads after four weeks of con came to an end sunday evening seemed to be disintegrating cent ration in the search for police re turning to regular the trend began late last week resolutions dealt with and a feedings because he was doubt suggestion that a policy Confer Ful their was a quorum present ence be called at a later Date to i Lawrence Bell newly elected dispose of the remaining a Solu i party president agreed that a merc details on pages 10, 47 when the government plans to options. J policy conference should introduce its new Universal j less than an hour after pre j held at a later Date compulsory automobile insure j Mier de Schreyer s speech Fol the Delegate strength Ance program. I lowing his re election As party i or. Borowski said new i Leader convention chairman j. J conce plates would be issued in 1971. But motorists will be charged Only an eight month fee. They will have to pay z year s fee in november 1971, when the 1972 licence plate tags Are issued be said. Premiered Schreyer announced last week that the automobile licensing year would be changed to coincide with the starting Date of the insurance plan. Kidnappers made liquor raids on clubs and bars. However customers were subjected to More than the nor Mal questioning. All identification was checked and policemen had i pictures to track five suspects in the Kidnap be when gunmen raided a Bank and three men shot a grocer to death while robbing his store. Meanwhile police reported that 134 persons were still being detained in the Kidnap gation. There have been 420 a j rests under the War measures act since its proclamation oct. 16. Detainees Given Access to i. H. Izzy Asper please Sec party Page 2 j of labor minister Legal counsel last thursday Are Pierre Laporte of Quebec and expected to mount an Cut the sods Cipun of British Diplo j drive beginning today for their mat James Jasper Cross. J release. No Public word on the Fate of visiting privileges for two or. Cross kidnapped four i hours a morning on weekdays i and hour in the afternoons seven Days a week were also in effect during the weekend. A hearing was scheduled for today on a petition for the re please see Montreal Page 11 each aspirant had a gimmick please see will Pat Page 2 12 men drown in que. Godbolt Joe. Quebec provincial police said today that die bodies of 12 Lumberjacks. Returning Home from the flirt the in a Moth. Have Jwa from i Ake l a h i it a n. About a in East of City. A of twice said i Adraw vow is hirer. By Arlene everybody s got a Gim Mick an old cynic once said. And political conventions Are As Good a place As any to demonstrate them. The Manitoba Liberal leadership convention held test for violence will effect vote by Tim thayno1 Washington staff i americans vote tuesday in the Shadow of violent challenges to political authorities at Home in Canada and elsewhere. This cannot help hot affect the voting especially after president Nixon s Mew vement in the California Rock throwing incident in the final stages of the Campaign. The quest Init is during the weekend at the Marlborough hotel had its share of big and Little Gim micks. For instance what does a Man. Who has unsuccessfully sought both the Federal and provincial leaderships do to attract attention when he s no longer in the run Ning Rev. Lloyd Henderson former mayor of Portage la Prairie and perennial candidate stayed out of the race this time. But he was t out of the spotlight. Saturday As the chairman see Contention Page 11 Ecuador general released Quito a the air Farr commander of Ecuador says kidnappers abandoned him in the Jungle four Days walk from civilization after a search Biz i i copter flew Rosr to their hideout. Pale and u 11 s h a v r u. Gon. Cesar Rol Iii s a n d o v a i to stepped off a bus sunday at Mariscal Sucre air Force on the outskirts of Quito. He had a superficial Scalp wound but doctors said otherwise he was in perfect he had been kidnapped five Days earlier. Defence minister Jorge Acosia Verasco and his Uncle. President Jose Maria Verasco please see Ecuador Page 4 strike in full Force an 1 4 id v. How much the voters will be affected by the tide of violence. In a very real sense the elec Tion is also a preliminary to the 1972 presidential election. More than any of his recent predecessors. President n Ixon has thrown us weight and pres Tige behind his party s candidates for Congress and for state governorships. To has in Vita voters to show their sep port for him and a Vackas of be claims As his own by to candidates be has Jinx Tor if raw to his today today s Index the 7 24 i new two j t in ate to x 43 47 23 k f i 13. 14 the strike at two plants of motor coach industries Ltd. Was in full Force monday morn ing but the company has t announced whether it win bring in non Union labor and try to operate. The walkout for More pay and benefits began Friday at 3 . E. T. Co in mines a vice president of the company in an interview monday at his office at Erin Street and St. Matthew s avens. Said he no intention of discussing dispute with if press. Was ask Fol if to Lub Tea fit Kos t

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