Winnipeg Free Press Newspaper Archives Nov 3 1971, Page 90

Low-resolution version. To view a high quality image

Start Free Trial
Winnipeg Free Press (Newspaper) - November 3, 1971, Winnipeg, ManitobaWinning free press rail study result awaited Allison it would be unreasonable to make a decision on the future of up rail s Central Winnipeg marshalling Yards until the opinion of the metro Federal provincial Urban rail study is known r. A. Allison a vice meanwhile the environment committee of Winnipeg s Cen trial City Council moved toward a showdown with on the future of its Winnipeg mar shaling Yards their effect on the proposed Sherbrook president of up rail said tues Mcgregor overpass Day j councillor Ken Talanchuk s according to metro councillor i p101 011 was passed unanimously Bernie Wolfe chairman of the by committee. It proposed that technical committee of the study the report won t be completed until May. Work is on schedule he said tuesday. Monday the new Central City Council s environment commit tee decided to seek a confrontation with up rail Over the rail Way s plans for the marshalling Yards. At Issue is the proposed Sherbrook Mcgregor overpass which has been held up pending some indication from up rail about whether it plans to re Duce the trackage or remove the Yards or. Allison said the railway will reply to the committee s letter will do what it can to remove uncertainty. But he said no decision has been made on the marshalling Yards. Coun. Wolfe said flatly that he expects no up rail decision until after the rail study has been completed its recommendations dealt with by the Federal government. A revision of some clauses in the National railway act is expected he said. Last july coun. Wolfe announced that the accelerated portion of the study dealing specifically with Winnipeg had been completed. He said then that in a couple of weeks the committee would give some indication of what should be done with the Winnipeg marshalling Yards. No action was taken by cup rail if in file rail Way received any recommendation from the committee. X coun. Wolfe did not disclose any details of the accelerated portion of the study except i o say it included an analysis of the costs benefits of Relo Cating the Yards. Tuesday he said anybody can find a shortcut to doing a study on the Impact of railways on Urban growth i wish they d Tell he stressed that the study is to cover More than just Winnipeg s Urban railway prob lems. Its terms include All Ca Nadian Urban centres. The committee write to the rail Way s head office in Montreal asking for the company s Long Range policy for the Central Winnipeg Yards. If no answer is received within 30 Days the motion said the committee Wil take appropriate at Issue is the planned million overpass to carry traffic Over the Yards. But mayor Steve Juba of Winnipeg who attended the environment committee meeting said he in t satisfied with the Progress of the rail study. He said it is time for a showdown with up rail. The committee s action will go As a recommendation to Council s executive policy com Mittee tuesday. The metropolitan corporation of greater Winnipeg transportation division invitation to tender for diesel uses sealed tenders will be received by the undersigned it the main floor 10 fort Street up to wednesday november 17th, we fifteen minutes which time tenders will be opened in the presence of interested parties in the Council chamber of the metropolitan corporation of greater Winnipeg 100 main Street Winnipeg 1, Manitoba for the following tender no. 171 passenger City transit Type diesel buses. Instructions to bidders specifications torm of tender May be obtained from the purchasing department. The lowest or any tender not necessarily accepted. W. E. Staniland manager of purchasing main floor 10 fort Street Winnipeg 1, Manitoba. 985-s061 october 8 missing in downed aircraft Edmonton Canad an forces Dakota aircraft with eight persons aboard was Down in the Northwest territories tuesday night. A spokesman at forces base Edmonton said it was not known whether the Winnipeg based aircraft had crashed or had landed safely. He said its location has been fixed As 70 Miles Southeast of Cape Parry about 550 Miles North of Yellowknife. The twin engined propellor driven Dakota was circling an other aircraft which made a forced Landing late last week. Visibility was poor because of bad weather. A. Hercules from Abed Monton was in route t scene with a Rescue team medical assistance tuesday night a helicopter was expected to join it As soon As pos sible. L Gallup poll Canadian Institute of Public opinion poll hints liberals Likely to lose votes Canadian voters hold out dim Hopes for the Federal liberals in maintaining their election level of 1968, next time they go to the polls. In Broad terms about one in 10 expect it to be the same compared to six in 10 who say it will be lower two who think it will be higher one who is Uncertain. This Means a National conviction on a three to one ratio that the Liberal vote will be reduced next time rather than increased. A majority of men women in every Region hold this Point of View but the degrees vary widely. In the West it rises close to seven to one opinion. In Quebec the maritime it is about three to one while in on Tario it Narrows to Over two to one. In mid september about a month after president Nixon s announcement of a 10 per cent surcharge on imports this question was put to a National Sample of voters apart from your own political feelings do you think that the Liberal party will get More votes or less in the next Federal election than it did in the table below shows the National response com pared to the varying viewpoints in the main regions. More less about in votes votes the same decided Canada 17% 58% 13% 12% maritime 19 58 14 9 Quebec 16 53 17 14 Ontario 22 54 11 13 the West 10 68 13 9 this majority belief that the liberals will lose sup port in the next election is reflected in the latest Survey of party support. Liberals today stand at 38 per cent going Back to their Low Point As reported in the sum Mer of 1969, the year after prime minister Trudeau came to Power. This brings them to a level of eight. Percentage Points lower than their election vote. World copyright reserved new Telephone rates approved Ottawa up a new be Canada rate package for Ion distance Telephone Calls a won approval from the Canad an transport commission for six month trial period. Rate schedule Whid goes into effect nov. 28, is the second change in Bell s Long distance rates in six months. I was offered by Bell while the commission was investigating complaints about the company abandoning the old late nigh Economy plan june 6. The new plan provides for a two thirds discount off regular Day rates from 11 . To ., seven nights a week. From 8 To 6 . Sundays there will be a three quarters discount off regular Day rates. The company estimates the new package will reduce sub scribers Long distance Bills by million annually. This is in addition to the estimated million a year saved under the june 6 rate revisions. Bell Canada territory in on Tario Quebec Newfoundland Labrador the Northwest territories is affected by the changes. The commission said in its ruling monday that it is with in lying extended approval of h e new Structure for six. Months. The commission stood by its original decision last april to allow Bell to drop the night Economy plan because of the crush of Telephone Calls it caused particularly in the . Period. But it criticized Bell for the i Way it advertised the revised rate schedule which replace the night econ iry plan. The revised plan led to an Over Al reduction in Billings. The commission said Bell die not give Clear Advance Warnin to subscribers about abandon ment of the night Economy plan. This led to confusion an actual increase initially in he number of Calls during the ormer night Economy period. The commission said it expects Bell to explain the new Lan properly to subscribers. The new plan differs from the ormer night Economy scheme n that there Are no free minutes. Under the former plan tombstones upset soil products Washington about 70 per cent of All the goods sold at retail in the . Are raw or processed products of the soil. And notice of application Thi municipal Board act notice of application to approve registration of a new plan of subdivision covering part of fractional West half of Section 33-18-7 East of the principal Meridian in Manitoba including part of parcel four plan no. And Richard Street plan no. 6739. Local government District of Alexander in Manitoba. Take notice that the undersigned has filed with the municipal Board at Winnipeg an application to approve a new plan of subdivision covering part of fractional West half of Section 33-18-7 East of the principal Meridian in Mani Toba including part of parcel four plan no. 77w Richard Street plan no. 6739, local government District of Alexander in Manitoba prepared by Andrew Pollock sworn to by him on the 8th Day of september . 1970 take notice that the new plan pro Vides for the cancellation of Erich Street As the same is Shewn outlined in red on a plan of subdivision registered in the Winnipeg land titles office As no. 6739 further take notice that the in tenders for alterations to Ste. Rose general Hospital Ste. Rose do Lac Manitoba sealed marked As to Content addressed to the under signed will be received at the office of the architect Ger associates in Winnipeg Brandon until noon c.s.t., thursday november 25, 1971, for the construction of alterations to the existing Ste. Rose general Hospital Ste. Rose do Lac Manitoba. Plans specifications May be obtained from Ger associates at 222 Osborne Street North Winnipeg 1, suite 9, 153-8tri Street Brandon on receipt of a marked Cheque for which will be refunded when plans specifications Are returned in Good order after close of tenders. Tenders shall be submitted through the Winnipeg or Brandon bid depository tender must be accompanied by a bid Bond taken out with an approved banding company for 10% of the fender sum. The successful tenderer will be required to furnish a. Contract Bond for 50 per cent of the con tract sum when the contract is signed. The lowest or any tender will not necessarily be accepted. Rev. Sister Damphousse administrator Ste. Rose general Hospital Ste. Rose do Lac Manitoba two Young men who overturned 38 tombstones Early sunday in St. John s Cathedral cemetery As a halloween a n a have been ordered to work for 16 hours each month for the next year in the cemetery. F the Young men Joseph Falinski 19, of 115 Machray Avenue Rickey Joh Tocke 18, of 598 Beresford Avenue both pleaded guilty in Winnipeg magistrate s court monday to a charge of mischief. In addition. Magistrate i. V. Ubienski placed Falinski Locke on three year suspended sentences they were also ordered to pay each the total Cost of the damage done to the. Tombstones. Magistrate Ubienski told the two they now Are classified As a couple of Van dals who go around break ing things for no he ordered Locke Falinski to work in the Ceme Tery during the next year so they would Reab be what a cemetery Means to people. Your efforts will be part of the cemetery you will then know what it it was the first offence for Locke Falinski. Court was told the men had been at a party Cele Brating Falinski s birthday before the offence was fitted. They admitted to police that they were on their Way Home from the party were walking through the cemetery when they decided to upend the grave markers. Besides overturning the 38 gravestones the two men damaged a Cross on another Marker. The damage court was told was about to the 39 markers. Crown counsel Chrys Iwanchuk said that a Man living near the cemetery heard noises from the area Early sunday. The Man had gone out to investigate had seen the two Young men in the cemetery. The resident tried in vain to apprehend one of the offenders As he climbed the cemetery Fence. Winnipeg police were called they tracked the two men through the heavy Snow to a nearby Park along the Riverbank to Falinski s Home. Grains Bill s death enlivens by election Assiniboia sask. Up i it s a seat that All three Par their actions said or. Iwanchuk showed total disrespect for the Ceme Brian a. Pauls Legal duty counsel who acted for the men said there had been no anti religious con notations in Falinski s Locke s behaviour. Persons calling Long distance i tween 10 . And 6 a a. Or by time sunday could Chat Ive to 10 minutes for the Price f five. Under the june 6 revision bout 42 per cent of former ight Economy Calls Cost less Lan before three per cent Cost he same 55 per cent Cost More the commission said. Under the new plan costs will go Down for 55 per cent of j former night Economy cans i while two per cent will remain the same 43 per cent will Cost More. The commission said Bell Al ready has spent million for equipment to handle the heavy Load of Telephone Calls under the former night rates fur ther spending to maintain that system was not justified. Sub scribers not responsible for the heavy Load would have borne the additional costs. Comparing charges in the three rate plans rates on a five minute Telephone Call to Toron to from Montreal under the new scheme would be less than under either the june. 6 rate Structure or the night Economy plan. The distance is 314 Miles. House quickens Pace in tax Bill debate Ottawa up the House picked up Speed on its Long ride through the government s tax Bill tuesday Defeated an opposition proposal to Grant All canadians a tax saving of up to 75 a year. Thirteen sub clauses in the 707-Page Bill were approved beating monday s record of eight. Four others went through perpetuates the lamentable established in most countries of changing tax sys tems but almost never improving income distribution from Rich to poor. Or. Lambert fellow conservative Robert Mccleave Halifax East Hants agreed that a tax credit would be a Good idea both for those on Low ast week leaving x508 still to incomes for the Economy come. Generally. Clause by clause study of the Bill began oct. 13 has taken he Best part of 12 sitting Days Ince. Parts approved on voice otes tuesday dealt with new ate structures other ele ments of personal taxation. Stanley Knowles Peg North Centre offered the a saving amendment which have Cut the tax rate on the first of taxable income Robert Kaplan Toronto Don Valley asked for continued benefits through income averaging provisions for participants in profit sharing plans who withdraw their accounts invest the Money in private businesses. Averaging Means spreading ump sum income Over several years thereby reducing the tax rate in the year the income is the death of the Prairie grains stabilization Bill has Given life to political passions Likely to in fluence the nov. 8 Federal by election Here. Tenders Manitoba Telephone system sealed tenders will be received at the office of addressed to the chief Engineer. Room 402, 48? Empress Street Winnipeg 10, Manitoba up until . Central Standard time the 15th remand for cat kicker a Man who told Winnipeg give All j ties want desperately especially the liberals whose fortunes have fallen recently in Ontario Newfoundland Alberta. Keeping the seat Liberal could be considered a vote of Confidence in the government s Western agriculture policies. The progressive conserva Tives want Assiniboia As a top j Ping to its coups in the three i provincial elections. I the new democrats need the Riding in the heart of Prairie socialism to boost their Hopes e. J. Benson said the govern to two per cent from 17 per j received. Cent. I or. Mahoney said the present for All taxpayers earning i generous averaging provisions More than taxable income f would not continue under the hat would amount to a reduction in taxes. Conservatives who have Long i supported such a tax credit sys j Tern the social credit i favored or. Knowles s Amend j but they were Putnum j Breed by the Liberal majority. Bill unless the Money is put into pension programs. Designed has made application for the i december 1971, for the following n election registration of the said proposed plan of j magistrate s court i love am-1 adj us division. Job no. 71-53 1 Mals i m ashamed of myself the application will be heard he the Ina Ann t a Emu thai a trip sask. Voting dec. 1 Secretary to finance minister Premier i n Allan Blakeney announced1 socialism to boost their Hopes e. J. Benson said the slight f acted on impulse. By favouring the nip candidate. I know i am fort Frances Rainy River Board of education invites tenders for general instruction office supplies for Tow Calendar year 1972 tender forms instruct kens Are from the Board from rhe in the Jast election Jtj 1968. The late a. B. Dos Gss of the liberals a xxx the seat or. By a slim is vote mar i Brace Wilson of a w. Fea mess fort Frances flaw for River Tom 3j8 Scott Street Marx re Dufrane was reported to have told the investigating officer. The cat was in my Way. So i said or. Hooker kicked i Gnoss i kicked it too but Crown counsel George who said Dufrane has a criminal record. Gin it s hard to explain an offence nip 341 off see Der Fresne magistrate say Jie be Berf Totory Osy j. Pal Bjk be cock soft sex was a Refle Tjw of pm wifi acis action. Personal Ija Astus of or do so mag crate Pustik asked do whose Deaus last Frase be do some the it tag Fer 2 a cold Tiff was won by Russ Brown Souris est Van in an Ironhill front several by maps. New Democrat m s get exemption from the Bill s provisions. In

Search all Winnipeg, Manitoba newspaper archives

All newspaper archives for November 3, 1971

Browse