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Winnipeg Free Press (Newspaper) - November 17, 1970, Winnipeg, ManitobaManitoba Centennial 1970 Winnipeg free press final edition vol. 78 no. 437 Price 10 cents 15 cents tuesday november 17, 1970 Sunrise . Sunset . Moonrise . Moonset . Forecast flurries 30 acid 35 Price probe coming province to Survey stores War consumer affairs minis Ter Ben Hanuschak said tuesday he will Start an investigation within a few Days into greater Winni Peg s current supermarket Price War. It is my intention to do a Survey of what is going on i this so called Price or Hanuschak said an inter View. I want to know How Rea Price War he said professionals hire by the department will do comprehensive study j any findings will be taken b the Federal prices and income commission which has excl Sivc jurisdiction Over such mat ters or. Hanuschak said. He would Tell the commission it is your problem. You d bet tar do something about of the study to be done for his department or. Hanuschak please see to probe Page police examine note Montreal up police Are investigating today the authenticity and contents of an other note purported to be from the terrorist front de libera Tion do Quebec. The note received monday by French language radio Sta Tion Cikac was immediately turned Over to police a Cikac spokesman declined comment in the contents of the note and said it was not broadcast by the station. A police spokesman said that the note signed by the Louis Riel cell was being examined by technical experts. He did not divulge the contents. Meanwhile a provincial police statement said there was no negligence on the part of detectives during the raid in which Bernard Lortie was arrested at the West end apart ment almost two weeks ago. Reports have chimed that when Lortie was captured three other Paul Rose. 27, his brother Jacques. 23, and fran Cis Simard 23, hid in the closet. Lortie. 19. Simard and Jac ques Rose were All wanted for conspiracy in the kidnapping last oct. 10 of former Quebec labor minister Pierre Laporte whose body was found oct 18 in the trunk of an abandoned car in nearby St Hubert. Israel hints at softer policy believed ready to accept less than removing All missiles Jerusalem Golda Meir obliquely invited Egypt and the soviet Union monday to submit some concessionary bids to Israel to return to the Middle East peace talks it is boycotting because of their alleged missile violations of the Suez canal ceasefire. Sources close to the Premier implied that Israel might resume the talks for some Concession other or less than the removal of All the 50 Sam-2 and Sam-3 anti aircraft missile batteries the soviets and egyptians reportedly pushed toward the canal. Those sources suggested that Israel is shifting from remo the missiles As its Price for returning to the talks to some kind of rectification of reported violations. The sources indicated that Israel never had been persuaded despite All its demands to the contrary that it could obtain the removal of All the mis Sile batteries As its Price for resuming the talks. Speaking in the Knesset. Israel s parliament mrs. Meir said Israel Hopes the present Suez canal ceasefire will be continued indefinitely and insisted again we Are interested in peace talks which will Lead to peace but none of the various pleas thus far to Israel that it return to the talks contained conces Sions it could interpret Assa tis factory compensation of the alleged missile she said nor have they "creat-1 de conditions which the govern mint views As adequate to Hange its decision on Boycott ing the talks. Mrs. Meir seemed plainly to be spying that an egyptian or soviet bid for Israel to return the talks that contained ome satisfactory Ion could induce the israeli government to reconsider its a vision on boycotting the talks. Israel s Effort to create con it ions for its return to the tailed Middle East peace Alks. Mrs. Meir said is con suing. She implied that some f that Effort is being conducted a the United states which like Israel is in formal Diplo Latic Contact with Egypt and the soviet Union. Please Sec Israel Page 5 Leopold Corriveau Maurice both Quebec seats go to liberals by the Canadian press the youth vote appeared to have Little effect on the out come of three Federal Bielec tons monday As the liberals improved their standing in the commons by one seat. Leopold Corriveau took the Quebec Riding of Frontenac from the credit stes for the liberals while Maurice Dupras held Labelle for the liberals trustees oppose system please see police Page i regional by John Gillespie voting trend seen delegates to the annual meet ing of the Manitoba association of school trustees have unanimously supported a Resolution asking deferment of recommendations in the local govern ment boundaries commission report. Although the report is not yet j i Public most school trustees have received copies of the Seg ment dealing with school Divi Sions. The provincial govern ment is expected to release the report later Unis week. About 259 delegates voted on the Resolution. In particular the Resolution asks education minister Saul Milter to hold Back establish ment of school regions and regional school boards. The Resolution put Forward by Portage la Prairie school division sparked a heated de Bate monday afternoon and was finally passed after a number pcs Over win in Lisgar pm s farm and tax policies came Home to Roost Murta by Jed Stuart Carman Man. Prime minister Trudeau s agricultural and taxation policies have come Home to Roost says the 27-year-old Farmer who monday kept the Federal Riding of Lisgar firmly in the progressive conservative Camp. Jack Murta of Graysville out polled his closest opponent Liberal candidate Ken Hanssen 25, of to one to re. Tain the seat that has voted tory since 1957. The by election was called following the death in August of the 13-year incumbent George Muir of Roland. Unofficial final tally was votes for the pcs com pared to for the liberals. In the 1968 general election the liberals got votes. New democratic party candidate Garry Enns 23, a University of Manitoba student trailed with votes John harms of Snowflake got votes for the social credit cause and Low Man was George g. Elias of Haslett an Independent candidate with 371. Or. Elias was the Only one of the five candidates who was t making his first bid for Public office. As an Independent or. Elias got about 600 votes in 1968 and about 300 in 1965. Voter turnout was about 55 per cent of a possible registered voters compared to the Lisgar average of More than 70 per cent in recent years. But or Murta told reporters in his Campaign Headquarters at Carman that the turnout was enough to show deep dissatisfaction with the Trudeau government. It think it s indicative of pos Sibly the Rural feeling out West for the present government that s in Power in he singled out National Agricula ant govt. I Clamp on auditor new Bill would put watchdog9 on Leash Ottawa up government proposed Mon Day to place new limits on the activities of the official watchdog Over Federal spending. Jack Murta and mrs. Murta legislation to govern the at editor general of Canada in Traduce in the commons als would empower the government to bark Back officially at the watchdog after he publishes i annual report exposing fraud default or mistake in federa accounts. The legislation was presents in the name of c. M. Drury president of the Treasury Board or. Drury was among ministers who uttered what Man took As criticism of auditor general Maxwell Henderson after or. Henderson s latest sharply critical report Las Spring. The new Bill would put limitations on the auditor general s catch All authority to Tell parliament about any other Case he thinks should be reported in addition to enumerated Mishan slings of Public funds. Henceforth says the Legisla lion any other Case Wouch Nave to be related to the Audi Tor general s specified Genera duties. They Are to see that government accounts Are prop Erly kept and the Money has teen spent As directed by parliament. Please see govt. Page 8 mayor rapped for aiding family and Jack Murta retained the Manitoba Riding of Lisgar for the progressive conservatives. The liberals now have 154 commons seats to 73 for the conservatives 23 for the nip and 13 for the credit stes. Speaker Lucien Lamoureux sits As Independent member for Stormont Dundas and brings the commons total to 264 seats. Ii was the first time 18. To 20 year Olds could vote federally and they boosted the number of eligible voters in each 15 per cent to in Frontenac 14 per cent to 47.000 in Ubelli and seven per cent to 34.000 in Lisgar. Despite this the total vote in All three Ridings fell from re turns in the 1968 general elec Tion. In Frontenac the total vote fell to from in Labelle to from 29.867 and in Lisgar to from it is the first time the House by David Lee please see pcs Page 8 today today s Index Izaak tin 25 of amendments softened its tone. Association president Ken please see trustees Page 5 symphony pictorial supplement in Dowel w Al copies of Kirt a _ i i Nam my bows of we we i by Victor Mackie Ottawa staff Progress s i v e conservatives analysing the results of ate voting m she Lisgar a defection contended Here tuesday to fact it Fco owed j he Pauers of the recent United states hectic is. T h o m 3 s Refl. Conservative part i u to Snow and More on Way residents of Southern Manitoba awoke to find a one rach covering of Snow on the ground this morning and it s Likely there win be More within Jar next Taro Days. The steady Light snowfall began abort . Mon Day and total owe Inch Bas been full since de Schreyer resigned his nip seat to Lead the party to Power in Manitoba in june the Bielec tons also were Sig n i f i c a n t in that they were fought on local issues without reference to the critical Situa Tion that exists in Quebec since the kidnappings last month of James Cross British Trade commissioner in Montreal and Quebec labor minister Pierre Laporte. I observers in Ottawa anticipated the Lisgar and Labelle results but thought the Credi uis tests might hold Frontenac i made vacant by the resignation i of Bernard Dumont to run Suc in the last Quebec i provincial ejection. I or. Dumont had won the seat j with iz398 votes compared with 9.863 for the liberals. For 1 the conservatives and i j31 for the nip. Bal monday or. Corriveau with 13.595 votes j compared with for Credi classified 38 i 51 13, ii deaths. 4 finance 37 television. Jumble movies. 12 sports 25 29 women .31.22 nearly everyone reads the free press City Zont i mayor Stanley Dowhan of East Kildonan has been rapped again by his City Council this time for giving City Aid to a family of seven who ran out of food while living on month provincial welfare. The mayor it seems was phoned by the a welfare recipient and told the family had Only a quart of milk and a Box of be real to last the two adults and five children for four Days. And since they were obviously in such dire explained the mayor i simply arranged for her to get a food voucher which would tide them Over until the welfare Cheque the move brought a storm of protest from aldermen attend ing the City Council meeting monday led by Aid. John i Huyda. Chairman of the social j services committee. Aid. Huyda charged the mayor with overstepping his responsibility by approving the Aid since the committee had previously turned Down a request by a member of the family for assistance. You be got to abide by the said Aid. Huyda. There Are rules Here just like in baseball and hockey and there Are penalties for breaking those Well in this retorted the mayor the Rule was you either cat or you die. And i was t about to allow this Type of thing to the mayor pointed out that the family of seven was living on provincial welfare payments totalling a month excluding their rent and utilities. The food voucher that he approved the mayor said Cost the City s welfare department Aid. Huyda suggested the mayor should have come through the proper channels in approving the voucher so the matter could have been properly investigated. Well i perhaps should have phoned the police department and had them conduct a raid on j the family s replied i mayor Dowhan sarcastically. The police could have searched the whole place to i car pact revision Washington up pres ident Nixon has served notice his administration will renew its demand that the five year Auto Trade agree ment be revised to eliminate provisions favouring Canada. But officials in Ottawa said monday Canada will continue to resist the american demands. In his animal report to Congress on the agreement Nixon says the continuation of the portions of the 1965 pact favouring Canada would be contrary to the premise on which the United states entered the agreement namely that Market forces would be allowed to determine the most economic pattern of investment product Ion and at Issue Between the two countries is Annex a of the agreement under which the Ca Nadian Auto Industry received special transitional arrange ments which Nixon noted would continue until its smaller Industry could adjust operations o the much larger North american under this proviso. Canada gives duty free treatment to motor vehicles and original equipment Only when imported y qualified manufacturers. These manufacturers Are required to maintain at least the a me ratio of production of in Canada to sales in Canada As prevailed during the 964 Model year. Please see Canada Page 4 plague follows Cyclone from ap-1euter Dacca up cholera spread today among please Sec mayor Page 4 Christmas cheer fund once again set up please see Page 5 had been today at the to town to w 1 Al of w e a t h e r of for 7 of a sir ? fcb writer it Elev arteries owwow6 to mate. 3 to the Winnipeg free press Christmas cheer fund has once again been set up and is ready to receive donations. Last year. Free press readers contributed of the total received by us braid. With this Money s3mm9 of it of hmm after do stems for w main contributions come from the Many free press readers who Send in a few dollars each. To troll pc exp Tike some donations in the past have been accompanied by letters idling the fond that the donor was in seed himself but saw through the newspaper stories that there were others with greater need. Of age pen mob gave As did youngsters in elementary schools who donated pennies to the cause. A s pow v to hungry homeless survivors of the Cyclone and Tida Waves that devastated heavily populated islands at the Mouth of the Ganges River and stretches of the East pakistani coast behind them. Estimates of the total casual j ties were still Only guesses Al though some Relief officials said monday night that the count of the dead had reached 55.000. In formation Secretary Syed Ahmed spoke of possibly or dead adding that such numbers rare not confirmed. Cholera a disease endemic to j the was reported spread j Ingen hat a owe of the Stric Ken islands in the Ganges Delta Cyclone Alley. Three ships sent there with medical supplies i were waiting for Swift currents to subside so they could land i Ribeir cargo. Officials feared a widespread epidemic Dwe to Pott ated wafer the Destt ctn of a he wry tvs Vear. Me saw of Whf 3mb it of cat if Etc a

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