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Winnipeg Free Press (Newspaper) - November 5, 1971, Winnipeg, ManitobaCool visit for bombers Page 45 final edition vol. 79 no. 33 Price 10 cents with 15 cents Friday 1971 sunny. Moonrise. . Sunset forecast Cloudy Windy 15 and 20 l service duplicated functions to end Ottawa up integrated transcontinental passenger train service trimmed of wasteful duplication should be on the rails by late 1972 says the Canadian transport com Mission. But. Before that target Date the commission plans Public hearings on ways of integrating transcontinental service of Ca Nadian National railways and the Canadian Pacific railway. The commission s comments came thursday in a summary of proposals for consolidating car and up rail. Facilities such As stations and. Ticket offices and reducing off season train capacity. The commission also broke new ground in offering to con Sider Job Security costs As an expense item in railway claims for subsidy. It was concerned about the effect of integration on railway employment. The report Drew generally favourable reaction from railway unions and management. Spokesmen for up rail and the Ca Nadian railway labor association said the commission to be moving in the right direction in solving trans Continental passenger train problems. See integrated Page 2 Wou look Ai thai it be impolite to Point but i Eie two just could t retrain them thu Day. See 3 for deaths. Asper would kill estate taxes by Jim Worobec rapid City Man. Staff Manitoba Liberal Leader Izzy Asper said Here thursday eve Ning that it the next sitting of the legislature the Manitoba Liberal party win introduce a Resolution to abolish death taxes in the province. Speaking on behalf of Hugh Stephenson the Liberal candidate in the nov. 16 by election in Minnedosa constituency or. Asper said death taxes would spell doom for the family farm concept the Liberal Leader speaking to 40 people in the masonic Hall accused the Manitoba new democratic party and the progressive conservatives of paying pious self righteous lip service to the Protection of family farm interests. Or. Asper said both the nip and the conservatives claimed they believed in and supported the family farm concept How Ever he said i be yet to hear of one viable nip and conservative policy that would assist family he emphasized that death to be implemented Jan. By the Manitoba govern ment would Force the Sale of Many farms that would have been handed from father to son. The death or estate taxes would be levelled against an individual s holdings three months after the end of the year in which he died. In his speech which dealt mainly with tax issues he criticized the provincial govern ment for failing to make changes in the property tax Structure. We be discovered that Many Farmers Are paying More in property taxes than they made in the same or. Asper proposed that property tax Revenue no longer be used to finance education and local services such As policing. He suggested a freeze on government spending would offset the lost tax Revenue. Govern ment spending has increased phenomenally More than per cent in the past 13 years. He also outlined a five year program to phase out property taxes. In the first year he said property taxes would be abolished for people Over 65 years please see Asper Page 4 130 Asper 40 by John Gillespie Minnedosa staff pre Mier de Schreyer and Provin Cial Liberal Leader Izzy Asper both held meetings in rapid City thursday night and de spite a heavy snowfall whippet into a storm by Strong gusting winds the nip gather ing outdraw the Liberal meeting 130 to 40. Both leaders were speaking in support of their candidates in the nov. 16 Minnedosa constituency by election. Premier Schreyer s meeting was held in the legion Hall or. Asper s in the masonic Lodge next door. Both or. Schreyer and or. Asper had been scheduled to go Mai Streeting or knocking on doors in Hamiota about 40 Miles Southwest of Here earlier in the Day. The Premier had to attacked it press Mao s heir denounced by Lee Lescaze Hong Kong special tons China has clearly identified vice chair a principal communist party Man Lin Piao As today he in 45 to 44, Dex tvs 4 Jar the 32 juries 21 to s up we Tenev Tom nearly everyone is enemy of chairman Mao tse Tong in the current peking Power struggle. Direct references to Gen. Lin s leading role have disappeared from China s Media and the general who Rose Dur ing China s cultural revelation to become chairman Mao s officially designated successor is being vigorously although obliquely denounced for distorting marxism. The attacks on Gen. Lin cd whether practice or Genius should be. First is the Crux of the ideological Shansi provincial radio said. The anti Genius Campaign is backed with a quote from Lenin which was stressed in the no vember Issue of China s leading theoretical journal red Flag As Wen As other publications. The grads of tens of Mil Lions of those who Are doing things create something infinitely loftier than the greatest Genius can the quote goes. China s cadre Are unlikely to forget that Early in the cultural revolution Gen. Lin wrote Mao tse Tong Boa get has not Tow the mysterious Sponica Woosly from faces of China s leading Muffi among the working people. It is 4 tary commanders in september i Rasier the result of chairman j and the abrupt fance Batten of 1 Mao s inheriting Aad developing China s National Day Parade i Xara Sra Len Basra wife Gecias wet Jedi resulted Fawn a Tegh-1 on the basis of is great Revolo level Conn resist party meeting to Ossry around sept 15. Elsewhere. G e a us pro device for site drag i dissed Cicai Fiffia Mao is Lin Feas bees a series present articles de Syisa 8te u r a be also Osce wrote of gewiss a Isam Zig i pin inf see Page cancel his engagement because of car trouble and although he did go to the town or. Asper spent most of the Day locked in please see Premier Page fund s decision defended by Vern Fowlie Rex e. Grose former chair Man and general manager of the Manitoba development fund testified thursday he was concerned about making a Mil lion Advance on a Sawmill loan in 1969 without there being any assets involved but considered the fund was dealing with responsible people. He was testifying before the three member commission of inquiry into the Churchill Forest industries Complex which was placed in receiver ship Jan being questioned thursday about the master finance agree ment sept 5, 1968 Between the fund now the Manitoba development corporation and River sawmills company he said the fund s procedure might have been different but not in consistent he also said no question arose of the fund possibly being asked to pay almost 100 per cent of the project when the Cost varied from million to i 10 minion with the fund to pay about million. Or. Grose was general Man Ager of the fund from 1958 until 1966 when he became full time chairman. He resigned March 31, 1970. From 1958 until about j i95s he also served As Deputy j of Industry and Coin j Serce and then As Deputy sin. Ister of the Manitoba develop Meni authority. Please see fund s Page 2 . Aid program White House says reduced rates too Low to meet needs Washington special tons Senate foreign relations committee agreed thursday to a temporary revival of the foreign Aid program at sharply reduced spending rates. But the program s future still remained highly Uncertain. The committee during a three hour closed door meeting yielded to Nixon administration pleas for reversal of the sen ate s vote last Friday to kill the foreign Aid program. But the committee granted the program Only billion in spending authority a reduction of billion from the amount presi Den Nixon requested. The com Mittee also voted to continue the program Only through next june 30. Please see . Aid Page 4 wintry weekend to Cabinet Calm As economic Clouds loom . Surtax vote fails to ruffle Benson Ottawa ministers remained Calm thursday As economic thundercloud appeared on the United states horizon and secret Canada-. Meet ing were held Here. The thundercloud came from the Senate finance commit tee which approved authority for president Nixon to impose a seven per cent duty on Cana Dian made automobiles and to increase to 15 per cent the 10 per cent surtax on imports entering the United states. In the commons finance minister e. J. Benson and Trade minister Jean Luc Pepin said it is too Early for alarm at please. See Cabinet Page 5 Ottawa up pay in creases for members of the armed forces designed to give the military wage parity with the Public service were announced today by the defence department the increases retroactive to oct. 1 this year average 11.5 per cent. They consist of a pay raise of six per cent and a 5.5 per cent adjustment As a first step of a two year plan to remove the pay lag Between the forces and the Public service. A further 5.5-per-cent adjust ment to achieve pay parity will go into effect next year. This year s increases will bring the Basic pay of a fully trained infantry private up to monthly an increase of a finance clerk with the rank of Corporal will get monthly an increase of a general service Captain s Basic pay will Rise to a month up minimum monthly pay for a colonel in the general service category now will be a increase of the department said the in creases also take into account special conditions of military service which place the ser please see military Page 11 a wintry weekend is in store for Manitoban with Little change from today s weather conditions expected for the immediate future. No new storms were forecast today but icy roads and Side walks Light Snow and blowing Drifting Snow make driving and walking hazardous a Winnipeg weather office spokesman said. Wit Iii the conditions Are tolerable but in open areas in the country and on the Airport runways it is the spokesman said. It s a Good weekend to stay Snow freezing rain and colder temperatures yesterday set the scene far the weekend with the Winnipeg weather of fic issuing a hazardous driving warning Early High temperatures for the weekend Are expected to be in the mid-20s. A Low of around 15 was predicted Tor tonight streets and sidewalks were icy after the temperature Rose to an unofficial 37 above at 11 last night then dropped below freezing Over night. The spokesman said about 3.3 inches of Snow fell during the height of yesterday s storm which began shortly before noon and turned into freezing rain by 6 . In some areas. A spokesman for the metro works department said that 25 Salt spreaders were dispatched thursday afternoon and had covered most of the metro streets by 9 . There were winds gusting up to 40. . Greater Winnipeg police departments reported few accidents attributable to the weather. The ramp also reported few traffic accidents on highways outside Winnipeg although the provincial highways department please see wintry Page 8 left turns limited on Portage Avenue nine new left turn storage lanes will go into use monday on Portage Avenue Between Balmoral and Ingersoll streets. At the same time left turns will be prohibited at All other intersections along the one mile stretch of Portage Avenue be Ween 7 and 9 . And Between 4 and 6 . Left turns win be banned at poll of candidates three vie for votes All times at Portage and Arling ton Street councillor lome Leech chairman of metro s transportation committee said the new left turn arrangement is de signed to allow a smoother flow of traffic along Portage. In the past he said the median lanes for eastbound and westbound i traffic often becomes congested j because of vehicles turning left and the new arrangement would free these lanes. Coun. Leech said five of the new storage lanes opening Mon Day will be used by westbound traffic and the remaining four by eastbound traffic. The new westbound storage lanes on Portage Are at Aubrey Home Borrowman. Furby and Balmoral streets. The East bound ones Are at Burnell Sun be Victor and Young streets. Coun. Leech said the new left turn storage lanes Are about one fifth mile apart allowing easy Access by All motorists. Boosting of Levy allowed Washington up the Senate finance committee thursday approved import tax measures which could exacerbate the wounds already suffered by Canadian Industry with the imposition last August of the 10-pcr-cent Levy on Dutia ble imports into the . The measures include presidential authority to increase the import sur charge to 15 per cent impose selective or Gen eral import quotas impose a seven per cent excise tax on automobiles imported from Canada establish Domestic International sales corporations disc which could Lead to . Subsidiaries in Canada losing production of goods manufactured or Export to . Parent firms. The measures Are part of an Over All tax package scheduled or floor debate in the Senate late next week. Observers pre dict the package is in for a rough time. Please see boosting Page 5 More on Faje 4 by Katie Fitzrandolph third a series Assiniboia sask. Staff two banners and a school Eacher Are contesting Mon Day s Federal by election in this Saskatchewan constituency. Alphabetically they Are Jim Hooker a Lafleche area Farmers and former member of the legislature who books a Good Deal younger than his 61 years is the Liberal candidate. Boffl Knight a 24-year-old Weyburn High school teacher who has been involved a poli tics for 10 years for the new democratic party. Lawrence Watson 53, former member of parliament i and an Avo Tea District Fanner for the progressive cos Serra j Tives. I or. Watson is a to massive Beavy Sei men Baw fag Joef cig fresh cry a crashed and Pink. To feel Cas 5am Boss for sayd George Leta a Kcf Liberal he s this lipped with veined Cheeks which Bear testimony to Days when tractors did t have air conditioned cabs. At a Public meeting he comes across As an honest Farmer with the Side of one big hand hitting the a Hunt tipped fingers of the other As he emphasized a Point or. Knight is fair haired with a fair complexion and the beginnings of a doable Chin. He wears dark rimmed glasses. For his age he has impressive political credentials on the executive of the Souris Estevan nip at age 15 president of the University o f Saskatchewan j Young new democrats on the i party s provincial Council Ati age 18 on evaluation com Minitee for the party s Agrical Tare for tomorrow Coo Tereace in 1969 Campaign a manager for a Bynm Pepper who was elected to Wey Flora in Jese and of the committee wac sch spearheaded aban to Jyce party s a isto. Or. Was bars in the see 3 tie Page salaries will be reviewed by a vote of 33 to 17, greater j Winnipeg s Central City Council appointed an Independent Board thursday to review salaries of too Naibors serving on committees. The review Board will be made up of Peter Taraska chairman of die Canadian Citi coot is Manitoba Aud metro Otway Refior j. A climes a retired metro excessive and metro psf Fidow j. A. Art coaster Esre Stire Secretary of Tede Ntim Law 38 govt. Workers off sick thirty eight social workers with the Manitoba department of health and social develop ment booked off sick Friday and will Institute a work to Rule policy starting monday to pro test their inability to provide proper service for their clients because of a Lack of office space and sufficient staff. Health minister Rene Toupin of Manitoba said Here he could not comment yet on the employees reporting sick Friday. In a prepared statement the social workers responsible for the West Winnipeg area state the staff collectively feel that they Are unable to deliver proper service to their clients due to Lack of space and Pinsof please see is Page 8 see salaries looking for a snowmobile this Grant and trader Snow sew t575 wort to 24 is Assong Itje bargains in today s classified sett Toa. To what Yea seed s37op save s free press wats ads

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