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Winnipeg Free Press (Newspaper) - November 9, 1971, Winnipeg, ManitobaBusiness report pages 23 to 32 Winnipeg free press final edition vol. 79 no. 36 Price 10 cents with. 15 cents tuesday november 9, 1971 Sunrise . Sunset . Forecast mainly sunny 20 and 45 Moonrise . . Clothing up food Down Price Index rises Ottawa up Foo prices continued their fall season decline last month but higher dentist fees Home insurance and some higher clothing prices pushed the consumer Price Index up a notch statistics can Ada reported today. The october Index stood 134.9 compared with 134.7 september but still a tenth of a Point below its August High of 135. The Index based on 1961 prices equalling 100, meant that it Cost last Stead of in buy what bought in 1961 for a wide Range of consumer goods and services. Food prices on average declined so that the 1961 bag of Worth of groceries Cost last month instead of As it did in september. That food Bill was in a gust. The Over All increase of about one tenth of one per cent in consumer prices last month was t sufficient to make any appreciable change in the Pur chasing Power of the Dollar the statistics Bureau said. It still reported the consumer please see Price Page 9 Donna Sawicky 18, a Kitchener out., girl who graduated from grand River collegiate in 1970, was named miss Canada at the annual miss Canada pageant in Toronto monday night. See Story on Page 47. 3 killed in air crash Halifax up a memorial service for three men lost in the crash of a Canadian forces helicopter sunday is tentatively scheduled for Friday at the forces base in nearby Shear water. A fourth Man escaped from the sea King helicopter As it plunged into the Atlantic min utes after it took off from the helicopter destroyer Nipigon about 200 Miles South of Sable Island late sunday night during a Fleet exercise. A search for the missing men was called off at noon monday. Capt. 0. K. Maclean of Dart Mouth . The survivor indicated that the three other Crew members of the Craft had had Little Chance to escape. The helicopter Sank soon after it struck the Westsr. The dead men were identified As capt. Lawrence m. Ostaficiuk of Vauxhall alta., a Dartmouth resident capt. A. E. Dick of Winnipeg and Cpl. John r. Mccrea of Arnprior ont a Dartmouth resident. Capt Maclean was reported to be suffering Only minor injuries. First 6 chinese arrive at in United nations tons six men in Mao tunics and Western Cut Over Coats arrived at Kennedy air port monday the Advance party of the new chinese Mission to the United nations. They were the first peking chinese to reach the United states officially since 1950, when a delegation came to argue unsuccessfully that they should replace the nationalists of Taiwan As the chinese representatives in the United nations. Their supporters kept trying for 21 years and finally triumphed oct. 25. Three Diplo Mats from Albania and three from Romania two of the chief supporting nations came to meet the Advance party at the Airport. So did a French Diplomat the two men identified by air France officials As Mauri anians and three men from the . Mission to the United nations visa expert sol Kuttner Security expert Jim g1 e n n o n and China watcher Harry Thayer. The United nations was re presented by Byron Castrounis i Junior protocol officer. Air France flight 015, a Boe ing 707 named the chateau de Fontainebleau pulled up precisely on. Schedule at Gate 22 at . Cd. Only the for in greeters. The six chinese descended first after shaking hands with. Aircraft officials. Another Economy passenger a woman followed so closely that watching newsmen thought a seventh member of the party had arrived unexpectedly and had turned out unexpectedly to be a female. One member of the full chinese in delegation expected to arrive later this week is a woman against sea pollution Strong action urged Ottawa up can Ada and other coastal states must act aggressively to counter maritime pollution even outside territorial limits until some inter National agreement is reached environment min ister Jack Davis said Mon Day. I know that this is an aggressive stance to or. Davis told an International working group on Marine pollution. However we Don t have any alternative As Long As there is a vacuum at the International level. In the meantime coastal states will have to fend for coastal states have a duty not Only to their own citizens but to the rest of or. Davis said. Shallows along the world s coasts Are where All major fisheries Are found and where most Flora and Fauna flourish. But pollution also tended to hover near shores poisoning Continental shelves suffocating life and doing its heaviest dam age where we can least afford to suffer any damage at the coastal state had to act As custodian of this undersea How far out does this duty extend i am one of those who believe that it extends at least to the limits of the Continental environment Protection is a global affair or. Davis said and All nations should have a say in Protection of coastal seas and the world s oceans As Well. So while coastal states in the absence of International enforcement must Lead the fight against pollution on their own please see Strong Page 9 discord on Centre resolved but convention bldg. Go ahead awaits Central City meeting by Alice Krueger a disagreement Between the Manitoba govern ment and some members of greater Winnipeg s new Central City Council Over the financing of the pro posed downtown convention Centre appeared Mon Day to have been settled after a Long closed door meeting of provincial and City officials. But whether the proposed million Centre goes ahead re Mains unresolved and will not be known until wednesday when the new Council holds a special meeting to vote on the principle of the convention Centre. However both premiered Schreyer and mayor Steve Juba were confident after the meet ing that their differences now have been ironed out and that the project will be endorsed by nip takes Assiniboia by election vote seen As protest against Liberal agriculture policies Weyburn sask. Up Bill Knight who got his feet wet in politics at 15 and will be the youngest Mem ber in parliament at 24, monday scored a runaway Vic tory for the new democratic party in the Federal by the new Council. City representatives including members of the Environ ment committee and mayor Juba met with Premier Schreyer mines minister Sid Ney Green who is responsible for Urban affairs and Public works minister Bussell Doern for almost two hours monday to discuss financing the Centre. Later at a joint press Confer ence with mayor Juba Premier please see discord Page 4 Pakistan Cut off arms cancelled Spivak fit snap liberals Faulkner opposes Rule from London Ward Gangway was put in place though both Forward and rear doors opened. The Diplo Matic greeters waited at the Briard Gangway and eight first class passengers descended. The rear Economy class Gangway then moved into place followed by the Diplomat London up battling to preserve the remnants of Northern Ireland s political order prime minister Brian Faulkner says any move to impose direct Rule from West Minster is certain to Lead to an even More violent Holo the troubled Ulster Leader is said to be deeply concerned Over widespread reports that the British government is considering tightening its hold Over the Stormont the Northern ire land parliament 100 pm in Quebec Faulkner said on British Tele vision monday the Only Hope of defeating the Clandestine Irish Republican army in Ulster lies in maintaining the Northern Ireland parliament. We have a political system established by an act of the British parliament and this must be preserved at All he added. British Home Secretary Reginald Maulding is believed ready to visit Northern Ireland and consider possible changes if the situation does not improve quickly. Faulkner later told a political rally in Ulster the Ira is suf Fering severe organizational difficulties As a result of step Ped no Security efforts by More than British troops in the area. In another to interview in Belfast Faulkner said he is optimistic that Northern Ireland is nearing the end of violence. Adding urgency to Faulkner s latest efforts is an increasing fear in the North that Britain s opposition labor party is seriously considering recommending fundamental policy changes in Ulster. Labor Leader Harold Wilson plans to visit Belfast next week to talk to government and opposition leaders. Faulkner flew to London last week to talk to Wilson apparently in an Effort to prevent a breakdown in the bipartisan approach taken to the Ulster crisis by the Westminster government for More than two years. By John Gillespie Sandy Lake Man., staff Manitoba s new democratic government is continually concerned with telling people How to live their progressive conservative Leader Sidney Spivak said Here monday night. Speaking to about 120 people at a conservative rally during the Minnedosa by election Campaign or. Spivak charged that the government is going to dictate to you More and More How you live your he said aut Opac the Mani Toba government s Public Auto insurance plan and its scheme to develop Community clinics Are examples of this invasion of private life. Or. Spivak said that although the nov. 16 vote Here is a by election he regards it As the beginning of a general election and urged his followers to look at it in the same Light. He lashed out at premiered Schreyer and Liberal Leader Izzy Asper for campaigning in Minnedosa As though they were the candidate. When the election is Over they Are going to he said. Please see Xep govt. Page 4 Washington special tons the United states has revoked licenses for million Worth of military equip ment scheduled to be shipped to Pakistan. State department spokesman Charles Bray announced that the decisions to halt the controversial shipments of military spare parts effective monday morning was made a week or 10 Days ago after consultation with the Pakistan government of president Yahya Khan. Or. Bray said that Pakistan consented to the cancellation of the licenses because of its awareness that the arms ship ments had aroused widespread opposition in Congress and else where. He added however that the question of military support for Pakistan would remain under review by the United states. The Only military equipment exempted from the ban or. Bray said consists of Worth of spare parts already licensed and cleared by customs the that have been held up by Dock strike in new York. Even though the administration decided on March 25 t cease issuing licenses for sup plies of arms to Pakistan ship ments in the pipeline were viewed in some quarters As Symbol of . Tolerance of president Yahya Khan s repression of Bangladesh dissident in East Pakistan. A total of million Worth o military equipment has been delivered to Pakistan since the freeze on licenses was imposed on March 25. The present cancellation halts Millio Worth of equipment already licensed As Well As milion i spare parts already held up . Military depots. The state department spokes Man said that the Indian government which had been press ing the administration to Cut of arms shipments to Pakistan was informed of monday move prior to last week s stat visit Here by Indian Primi minister Indira Gandhi. Winnipeg preparing Winter works list Winnipeg City Engineer w. D. Hurst has found More than million Worth of construction projects which could qualify for this year s federally assisted Winter works program. Civic Public works committee Quebec up a Small group of protesters jeered Mon Day As prime minister Tradeau ended his first visit to this City since the 1968 Federal election. While or. Trudeau was speaking at the banquet which ended his Day Here about 100 people demote started outside in support of the Lapalme mail track Drivers who lost their jobs in Montreal when a office tracing contract was reassigned in 1570. They were offered jobs with the cfr3 service bet refused 75ot to their Ankir River from Here and from re porters at a news conference he chatted with passengers on the Quebec Levis ferry while he ate sandwiches and an Apple i for lunch tamed Down. The offer of a Friendly Beer when he poked his head into a tavern ser the reconstruction of historic place Roya a and was with a mused Stone of a Type Given to. So Liat their unborn Chi Dren mrs. Tar Deal is expecting a child in december. Hep raters

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