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Winnipeg Free Press (Newspaper) - November 3, 1970, Winnipeg, ManitobaWinnipeg free press tuesday november 3, 1970 9 mafia victim buried Palermo Sicily a Palermo buried its latest mafia victim Friday As its mayor and Italy s police chief were locked in a bitter Row Over mafia links with politics. Mayor Vito Ciancimino 50, announced he would sue police chief Angelo Vicari for defamation after Vicari spoke publicly about Ciancimino s election by the City Council a month ago. Vicari is a sicilian himself who came Down from Rome to help investigate the machine gunning of Candido Ciuni 44, in a local Hospital Early wednes Day by two killers posing As doctors. Ciuni was buried Fri Day. Vicaro said the murder arose from a feud Between mafia gangs and added that he shared i the doubts expressed by the italian parliament s anti mafia commission about the election of Ciancimino. The mayor said he would sue Vicari but no suit for defamation had been filed More than 12 hours after the threat. Third generation of Kerr ownership and service surveyors Bob Miller top and Bill Rickard Check the Matching up spreading terror once More Sicily. Ins the mafia had been driven underground seven years ago by police locked him up Friday for his own Good. For Mario is the brother of Candido Ciuni who was shot to death in a pal Ermo Hospital bed wednesday night by two men in the White Robes and Gauze masks of Doc tors. Rome s ii Messaggiero Calls the Hospital killing a typical mafia operation without Aneth Justice was moving almost too fast for Mario Ciuni s own Good. By saturday night he had been tried found guilty of Ille Gal Possession of firearms sentenced to four months and 15 Days in jail and the sentence was suspended. Mario was expected to be re leased from jail by sunday. But a massive police drive in which nearly 200 mafia leaders were sent to prison and 846.were exiled to towns outside Sicily. But the seven centuries old mafia has out waited such storms often before. It began to stir Back to viol ence last december. Mafia kill ers dressed in police uniforms burst with guns blazing into a construction company head quarters. Four men were killed. Mauro de Mauro a crusading journalist who was looking into that killing was abducted by three masked men in september and is feared dead. The mafia is not warned Angelo Vicari chief of the country s police who came Here to direct operations. It has Only remained hidden. Its methods have been when he left he would be granted special police protect j brought up to Date. It is stronger and More violent than police said they believed can Clido had become caught up in a War Between rival mafia gangs from his Wolfl Home town of a Ever a seven year old Parl Iamon tary anti mafia commission moved its Headquarters Here j Vanusa. His brother might be in from Rome Franco Cattanes danger in the same mafia commission president said Power struggle. Both Brothers the information we have a Zach came Here from Rava nusa and cred of a powder Keg ready to each opened a Low Cost Palermo hotel. He promised that the commis the slaying was a dramatic Sion s report would be made Climax to what police and Public about Christmas and frightened sicilians saw As a re the the secret elder said our investigation will come As a Shock to the Public because it will Lay Bare a really Viva of the mafia society that was brother of the old situation of crime Black hand and the father of j intrigue corruption and Connie the present Cosa Nostra crime acc of Public officials with the sync Licate. Canada savings Bonds Are weatherproof. You can Cash them any Rainy Day. Or any other Day and that s important a Good investment is More than just something you hold on to. A Good investment is something you can sell when you want. Without losing Money. Canada savings Bonds Are that kind of Good investment. They Are Canada s safest most popular buy. 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In general capacity in excess to that needed to exterminate the ene Gigantic on both sides nuclear stockpiles have be come Vart that us balance of terror no longer delicate. Sch Stantial changes to num Ber of warheads on either Side Annm no alter of a new rear powr yearbook to

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