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Winnipeg Free Press (Newspaper) - November 12, 1970, Winnipeg, ManitobaManitoba Centennial 1970 Winnipeg free press final edition vol. 78 no. 39 Price 10 cents 15 cents thursday nov Imie 12. 1970 Sun Row . . Sunset . Moonset forecast mostly Cloudy 20 and 30 attend at Ottawa War dead honoured by the Canadian press the sound of Rifle shots and bugles echoed across Canada wednesday As the country honoured her dead in two world wars. Government offices Many businesses and schools closed for the Day As services were held to commemorate the canadians killed. At the Cenotaph in Ottawa about looked on As Cana Dian leaders placed wreaths at the Monument. Despite Over cast skies it was the largest crowd in recent years. . Michener prime minister Trudeau and mrs. Mary Meech of North Sydney n.s., placed wreaths at the foot of the War memorial in confederation Square. Mrs. Meech represented Ca Nadian motherhood. She lost two sons in the second world War. Security at the Cenotaph was tight. Soldiers for the first time in history stood by with loaded guns. Three girls representing Canadian youth participated in the Ottawa ceremony. Paulette Stabnik Devon Alta. Rejeanne Ette . And Linda Stewart Saskatoon were award winners in the Royal Canadian legion s essay contest on remembrance. Other youths participated in less traditional ways including a group of Ottawa students who listened to recorded music from the Woodstock festival As they gathered on the University of Ottawa Campus. The casually Dresser students said they were also there to remember the dead of Vietnam. In St. Johns nfld., branches of the armed forces and Mili tary organizations presented the City with 12 flags., among them was the original United states Flag that flew Over fort Pepper Ell built in 1941 As a . Army base. It was closed in 1960. Premier Alex Campbell of Prince Edward Island attended a service at Georgetown in Halifax a 21-gun Salute was fired from Citadel Hill. Louis j. Robichaud per formed his last official function a. Knight representing the Silver Cross mothers of Manitoba places a Wreath at the base of the Cenotaph during Winnipeg s remembrance Day ceremony. Thousands Honor de Gaulle world leaders attend austere funeral mass in Paris i from a Reuter Paris up their Heads bowed in meditation world leaders and thousands of parisians packed the Cathedral of notre Dame today pay ing homage to the memory of Charles de Gaulle at an austere funeral mass. It was the greatest gathering of world leaders since the funeral of Dwight d. Eisenhower in the United states 29 months ago. But in Accord with de Gaulle s wishes it had none of the pomp and pageantry which made the funeral of their War time colleague sir Winston Churchill one of the great spectacles of the age. Around the world admirers o f France s greatest Leader since Napoleon called at French embassies and consulates to sign condolence books. Officials diplomats and private citizens attended memorial ser vices in Many capitals. In Paris the monarchs and the princes the presidents and the premiers sat on Little red Plush chairs before the altar of the 800-year-old Cathedral for the requiem mass celebrated by the archbishop of Paris. De Gaulle s name was pro Union Council decides today Auto pact debated jobless rate shows first decline but october s figure still above last year s Ottawa up the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate fell for the first time this year to 6.6 per cent in october from 6.9 per cent in september Dominion Bureau of statistics reported today. Wheat Pool official warns As Premier of new Brunswick when he placed a Wreath at Fredericton. Today he turns Over Power to conservative Leader Richard Hatfield win Ner of the recent provincial election. At Saint surviving members of the 26th new Brunswick infantry battalion a first world War unit participated in ceremonies. Eighty soldiers in Battle dress armed with automatic Bayonet tipped rifles flanked officials during ceremonies at Montreal s Dominion Square. Please see War Page 12 Manitoba honoured its War dead wednesday in a ceremony at die Cenotaph and the Winnipeg auditorium lieutenant governor w. John Mckeag of ulan Toba led the ceremony by laying a Wreath at the Cenotaph. He was followed by premiered Schreyer. Representing the provincial government and senator Gil Mol Gat who is a colonel in the militia of the Ca Nadian armed forces representing the Federal government. Alderman Robert Taft who is acting mayor of Winnipeg Laid the Wreath for the City. A crowd of More than looked on As other wreaths were Hijacker receives sentence Laid by various War veterans association representatives in eluding the Royal Canadian legion the army Navy and air Force veterans Assoc a the Canadian War amputations association. Mrs. T. K. Knight said a Wreath on behalf of the Silver Cross mothers of Manitoba. The remembrance Day ser vice then moved indoors to the auditorium for the traditional sombre observances that gave their lives for Canada in the first world War the second world War and the korean War. During a special prayer for the armed forces of Canada Brief mention was made of the Quebec crisis and the need for divine guidance for those who must Cope with such things As the War measures act and other matters in this crucial while the ceremony inside the auditorium continued with hymns religious readings and the two minutes silence commemorating the War dead Mili tary guns boomed out a Salute on the Lawn of the Manitoba legislative building. Following the service in the auditorium t h e lieutenant governor took the Salute As members of the armed forces and veterans associations marched past along memorial Boulevard. Detroit a representatives of striking Al motors workers meet today to decide whether to accept or reject a new three year con tract tentatively agreed on by bar gainers for the corporation and the United Auto workers. If the 350-member pm coun cil of the Law accepts the proposed pact it will be put before Union members for a rejection of the pact by the Council would Send the Union s negotiators Back to the bargain ing table and would almost certainly push the eight week Long strike into 1971. The bargaining team for the Canadian Law division said it expects that negotiations for settlement of a Canadian master agreement will begin Toronto. The Law represents Canadian pm workers. J Dennis Mcdermott. Head of the Canadian Section of the Union has scheduled a meeting of his committee for today a Union spokesman said. Although a Law Council never has rejected a National i contract drafted at the bar j gaining table a few notes of dissatisfaction Over the pronounced Only four times in 45 minutes of prayer for his soul. There was no Eulogy no play ing of taps no symbolic Cata Falque. This simplicity hewed to the Strong willed general s wishes expressed in instructions he wrote in 1952. About of them invited into the Limestone Interior of the Cathedral. The High vaulted ceiling and the mighty pillars holding up the galleries along the Nave were brightly lit by television lights. The crowd pressed under the galleries restrained by police and see thousands Page 10 Farmers to fight lobbyists Laporte inquest resuming please see Auto Page 10 the Saskatchewan wheat Pool intends to fight any at tempt by farm related Industry to influence Federal agriculture policy. E. K. Turner president of the Saskatchewan wheat Pool referred specifically to the Agri business and private Grain Trade in Winnipeg in remarks he made Here wednesday at the 45th annual meeting of Mani Toba Pool elevators. There is an attempt. Or. Turner said to erode the in fluence of farm organizations such As the Canadian federa Tion of agriculture and the National Farmers Union. The meeting this week of the Canada grains Council he said indicated a concerted attempt to let the other Community in on setting farm some members of the Canada grains Council want to make the organization a policy advisory Board and or. Turner said we have two voices now and i do not believe we need a third to further water Down submissions on farm m r. Turner said Farmers have an effective Structure through their own organizations and the problem is How to break through the Barrier at the other end in presenting a unified farm policy recommendation to government. The number of jobless in Canada Rose to from in september a smaller increase than usual in that month but up substantially from the unemployment count of in october 1969. Statistics issued jointly today by the Federal manpower department and Dominion Bureau of statistics also show an in crease in the number of canadians with jobs to in the Middle of october from a month earlier. Because the increase in the number employed reversed the usual october trend the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate fell for the first time this year to 6.6 per cent from 6.9 per cent in september. But that percentage watched by government authorities As the main guide to jobless Pat terns was up from Only 5.1 per cent in october 1969. The adjusted jobless rate is calculated As the percentage of the total labor Force unemployed with the Normal season Al and Downs discounted to show the underlying trend. It. Has moved up steadily from 4.5 per cent last january. In Canada most economists would re Gard a rate of three per cent or less As the target. Please see jobless Page 16 housing units planned by Paul Pihi Hyx Rome a air piracy Isi prosecution lawyers said mini not a crime in Italy but an italian court has Given a 7v4 y e a r sentence to the . Marine who hijacked a Twa jetliner from California to Rome a year ago. Ralph Minichiello. 21, looked impassive wednesday night As he was found guilty of Kidnap Ping assault and bringing into Italy an of them a Rifle with which he commandeered the trans world air lines Craft the last charge resulted in three years and four months of mini Chiedo s sentence which Rome was 13 months longer than the prosecution asked for. Parlia intent created the charge three years ago As a weapon against the sicilian mafia. Defence Law yers said the Law had t done much to the mafia but it added a lot to Minichiello s prison term. Of the 7va years be has 4 i rears left to serve. He has spent a year in jail since the hijacking and be gets two years off because of a recent general amnesty. Still hanging Over the Marine s Bead is the slight pos St fifty that b might be extradited to the ignited states. But Batik of defence and prose win said they it we if defy Italy Kwiw Bawd Bra chiello could not be extradited until be finishes serving his italian prison term extradition could not be ordered for a Capi Tal crime because Italy does not have the death penalty and Italy docent usually extradite persons for a crime that does not exist in italian Law. Minichiello testified that be commandeered the Airliner be cause be was up for court mar tial on a burglary charge and he did t thick he d get a fail trial. He also said he wanted to see his father in Melito Irpino. A Small town near Naples. The old Man died after seeing him today today s Inix ii like Fetky m 71 mks .51 deaths 13 finance c7 to to devise .30 43 movies is nearly everyone reads the free press City zone the interest is treble blast Geoffrey Thomson Ottawa special wednesday s concert in the National arts Centre opera House in Ottawa was an occasion of threefold interest the Winnipeg symphony orchestra Mak ing its first appearance Here please see report in Page 54. The conductor was Piero Gamba. Whom Many of is As a child Prodigy 25 years ago. And the program included the Ottawa premiere of a symphony hot from the press the Manitoba sym phony by Madame s. C. Eck of Winnipeg. The Winnipeg symphony or Montreal up a Coroner s inquest into the oct. 17 terrorist strangling of que Bec labor minister Pierre la port resumes at . Today in the heavily guarded Quebec provincial police head quarters in cast Central Mon Treal. Surprise witness when the inquest opened last saturday was Bernard Lortie. A 19-year Chestra has had More than its old student who said he and fair share of trials and Tribula other abducted and Toms recently but it is clearly a i Neld or Laporte in a Bungalow resilient body and will soon at Hubert emerge completely triumphant. Lortie. Wanted since oct. 23 it has certain weaknesses j for conspiracy to Kidnap or. J Tulsa. Okla. A a by j the strings Lack body and Laporte was arrested nov. 6 at kill s eight Steps Are being taken to Over come the housing shortage for 1 o w i n c o m e families in the greater Winnipeg area. Rents will be As Low As a month. Municipal affairs minister Howard Paulley of Manitoba told a news conference thurs Day that plans Are proceeding i for construction of at least i Public housing units for Low in i come families in the next year j and he Hopes this figure will i increase in the future. I predominantly these units j will provide rental accommodation for families with an in come of less than a year. Rents on a sliding scale tied to the income will drop to a month for families with extremely Low incomes. Brilliance and there Are not enough of the Wood winds Are tonally pure but not very Strong the brass tends to be strident and the timpani St is often Over enthusiastic to the Point of Agar i an apartment near the univer Amite explosion which gouged a Crater 25 feet wide and five sity of Montreal. Police said i feet deep killed eight members j later a Telephone number found j of an Oil company Seismograph iat the St. Hubert Bungalow j Crew near Here. Helped them track Down Lortie. Investigating officers said cd Lortie said he helped Paul i Plosives on a truck being used Rose 27, Jacques Rose 23. And by the Crew apparently were not surprisingly a this re j Francis Simard. 23. Abduct the j exploded wednesday by Sparks salted i much faulty balance j minister. He had heard of but j from a High voltage electric and nowhere More so than in j did t know Marc Carbonneau j line struck by a drilling Tower the Dvorak s seventh sym 37, for whom a warrant also j mounted on the vehicle. J has been out since after the please Sec interest Page 16 Laporte death. Please see blast Page 12 please Sec housing Page 16 Levesque through american eyes political gambit Weir Federal grand Jay m inc for a Montreal special to pcs Rene Levesque Leader of Quebec s separatist party predicted wednesday that within five years Canada s largest province win be an Independent nation. The simple fart is tace French canadians f to Ewe to get us hell of the i Jeral or. Lews cwt the am rates thurs. Re said in Bettiem the Feder Al decision troops into ombre and or. Envisions French speaking nation of bet patterned along socialist Sweden s intes. Tace to entry Quebec Bor Dering new York Vermont. Hampshire and Maine and the Canadian provinces on Tario. New and Stew tym Refl Sun Len North to and 1j0m Miles East to West at its Indest Amish mint of the Patri Toebe Cois 21-a years ago. This May parti quebecois took part in its first a fiction and walked away with per cent votes cast for provincial parliament seats. De spite Cavan ring out of Ervvry for votes they ended we Xci seven of die Tat 48 Art cart it he size of me Awn us first time at Rowls Satt of year i d separatist Tony i m Vety of we or. Law erne served As a i the Quebec Assembly from i960 to before entering politics be bras an Anchor Man on a Mon Treal French speaking to news Snow for 10 years. Or. Leres qty insists that the majority French canadians Are ready to go it atone. French canadians Nave been talking about an a wow. I Imp us melt it few 30 be need. Writ a he Canns reality fear twin Jar. We in is and distinct cultures living uncomfortably under the same roof that split and went their Sepa rate ways soccer Safly Xor Way and Sweden. A o r w a y spent 90 year under the swedish government in Tel the norwegian government got fed of being under Sweden. They were different people. A Jervay Breece away. A year Bey agreed to Borders. They split us National debt. Nor Gav fives sme by Idt Wor than Norway and Wen. Say of Sawe tit two Caw see i mix Edosa. Man. Up j Manitoba s progressive Conser j native Leader Walter Weir a cased the provincial govern ment wednesday of the supreme court of Canada for i political purposes in the Chic Ken and egg or. Weir Tom a meeting party supporter in ins Home constituency of Minnedosa that the new democratic party Ern ment knew before Nawi How be court to wry regard at tempts to Nave it rate the Validity of mfr Trade tikk reason for Goat Oyia a was to leave us int the Manitoba oat Aey do in us matter 12

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