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Winnipeg Free Press (Newspaper) - November 25, 1970, Winnipeg, ManitobaPost Foamy ins Ciunci fort Garry realty co Ltd 1200 Miina hwy., Winnipeg 19, Man. 24 hour service 452.2132 Ort rail link possible when Humphrey and Hilda Doney join Henry and Nancy Foott of 830 a Ashburn Street for dinner on Christmas Day it will Mark the 52nd year the two couples have sat Down to dinner together during the festive season and the moneys will return the compliment on new year s Day at their 218 Arnold Avenue Home just As they be been doing for the same length of time. What a slice of history has been served up with the holi Day meals Over those years since the two couples settled in South fort Rouge with the return of or. Foott and or. Doney from service in the first world War when they brought their wives to Winnipeg. The moneys and or. Foott grew up together in Launceston Cornwall while mrs. Foott s parents came from the same town although she was raised in another part of England. Both men found work with the old win mpg electric Street railway and now with All four hovering around the Early eighties they be been retired for a number of years. The foots lived first on Morley Avenue moved to Arnold and then several years ago to their present Home on Ashburn Street. Their close association Over half a Century saw their children the foots two sons and the Doney s one son grow up As close friends and included watching the second generation go to the second world War. With the boys grown up and on their own once again it s the original four who will enjoy their Christmas Bird together and i la be surprised if Plum Duff has t been part of Many of the Holiday menus. Anita Nault a 13-year-old patient at Winnipeg children s Hospital expresses her sentiments and those of Many other children in the annual Christmas card sold by the Hospital to finance ser vices to Little patients not provided for by Manitoba medicare. The message on this year s card states Christmas is near and we re All full of Joy and children wanting for Santa Claus to Anita also designed the picture on the card and they re available from children s Hospital 685 Bannatyne Avenue Winnipeg 3. Of course the variety of Christmas cards sold for worthy charitable projects in Winnipeg is Many and you just have to make your Choice of the one you want to help. F Anita s phrase and children wanting for Santa Claus to might Well apply to the thousands of Winnipeg children who will receive toys renewed by the firefighters As Well As the necessary elements for a mod est but Happy Christmas from the Christmas cheer Board. R. G. Sizeland president of the cheer Board tells me that once again Headquarters Are at Maclean House 730 Alexander Avenue Winnipeg 3. And if All the Little children who Are wanting for Santa Claus to Are going to be. Looked after it Means Money. Your contribution May be turned in at the free press Christmas cheer fund in the main floor want and department 300 Carlton Street or mailed in. It s a gift you won t regret when you think about it on Christmas Day. And notes Gerry Kopelow Pho by Douglas Mckay old railroads never die. And before the spirit of the Midland railway Ever makes it to that great Roundhouse in the sky it May just find itself haunting an j Aerial rail system running be tween Winnipeg International Airport and the City Centre. Mayor Steve Juba has been presented with a plan for an Aero train that would whisk passengers from the Airport to the end of the Midland railway near City Hall in about five minutes. The mayor said tuesday he will give the plan to City coun cil at its meeting monday night and then it will Likely go to the Public works committee for consideration. T h e propeller driven Aero train is the brainchild of Robert m. Stephens a Winnipeg Resi Dent. Excluding the costs of terminals at each end and the vehicles themselves or. Stephens estimates the Cost of the system at the Cable line and intermit to no pylons would run from the end of the Midland railway near Pacific Avenue and Princess Street Northwest and then West along Saskatchewan Avenue out to the Airport. The overhead track for the transit system is comprised of four one Inch diameter steel cables each one tightly Stabli cd by wings which jut out stretched Between pylons. Spaced More than 500 feet apart. The single vehicle train rides on these cables and is to the Side. The wings run along two More cables one on each Side. According to mrs. Stephens these cables would have a breaking Point of 150 tons per Square Inch. The arched steel pylons would be placed one or two blocks apart. About 96 would be needed to Complete the 4vi mile Dis Tance Between the Airport and City Hall. Each winged vehicle would carry a maximum of Twenty passengers and would weigh about five tons fully loaded. When a vehicle reached its cruising Speed of 60 Miles an this a drawing of an Aerial railway that could run Between Winnipeg International Airport and the downtown of the City. The 20-passenger vehicle with wings jutting jut each Side would travel a 60 an hour along steel cables stretched Between arched pylons. The plan presented to mayor Steve Juba by a we mpg inventor Calls for the system to be set up along the Midland railway. Hour the wings would help lift three quarters of the car s weight off the cables beneath. Or. Stephens envisions the trains running every five min utes Vohen necessary if two tracks were built. The fare could be 75 cents or one Dollar. If Only one track were built a turntable would be required at each end of the line. In an interview or. Stephens said the cars would be Absolu t e 1 y smooth and quiet in operation. A 250 horsepower internal combustion engine could Power each car he said. Or. Stephens first came up with this rapid transit scheme about 10 years ago but decided then that it was ahead of its time. Now with jumbo jets operating and the pressing need for adequate service Between airports and cities apparent the time is right. He also mentioned the applicability of his system in the North where easily damaged permafrost presents a problem to Overland travellers. Mayor Juba said the whole plan looks interesting. And the Midland railway property is readily available so Why not put it to use h Al 1 cd wednesday november 25, 1970 2nd class mail registration number 02ss Eaver moving storage phone 786-6o81 Allied Van lines welfare deficit to Grapher who accompanied the Winnipeg symphony on its recent Eastern tour had a first hand Opportunity to make a comparison Between the Speed with which greater Winnipeg police forces respond to an emergency Call com pared to those in Ottawa. He was witness to a serious Accident outside the lord Elgin hotel late one night one of tha car passengers involved died from his injuries the next morning. Gerry called the Ottawa police and had to give everything but his birth Date before they d Send any one then they sent a Cruiser to investigate before calling for an ambulance. No comparison says Gerry with the effectiveness of 999. Recipients May need million by Paul Pihi Chyn the provincial Wel f a r e department is facing a deficit of up to million this year in its budget for pay. Ments to welfare recipients health and social development minister Rene Toupin said tuesday. But said the minister children in the duped area of Rural Manitoba were dismissed from class at 2 . Tuesday because i of the weather. See Story Page i i weather report morning bulletin fare payments Are made on 50-50 Cost sharing basis with the Federal government so Mani Toba s contribution to make up the deficit will be Only million. Or. Toupin who made the comments at a news conference to announce that a pamphlet has been prepared to inform Manitoba is of their right to a peal welfare decisions said that his department s total expenditure is not Over ils budget How Ever. It is Only the welfare pay ments that Are in he said. Battle Grasshoppers Worms Juba wants judge says Schreyer could referee debate on to mayor Steve Juba of Winnipeg suggested tuesday that premiered Schreyer of Mani Toba be asked to ref Eree and judge a debate Between himself and councillor John w. Me a terran metro plan Ning committee chair Man. Use of pesticides defended the pamphlet on welfare appeals which will be available in French and several Indian languages As Well As English spells out concisely and simple understandable language the rights of Appeal of social allow while some people pour Alco hol into their breathe tobacco bodies smoke and into their lungs they often Are the ones who condemn the Farmer for trying to protect his crops with insecticides. Three experts on insecticides spoke to members of the Mani Toba Section of the Canadian in j or. Toupin said the pamphlet and the distribution of posters which will explain a i peal procedures is part of an Sti Tut of food technology at a meeting tuesday night. They All said that if Farmers stopped using insecticides the result would be Worms slugs and other creatures in our fruit and vegetables and we would we would pay More because a Large percentage of crops would be completely eaten by those creatures and fruits and veg Cut monitored four times a year control of insects did affect there have been hysterical twice in the Winter and twice in ecology. The he said. Accusations based on once the screw worm in the i anal not fact he said that almost any com j Southern states of the United an average sized swarm old lately. Earlier in the Day. Mayor issued a Challenge to coun. Mcgurran to debate the City s role in development and specifically. Mayor Juba s con j duct in the matter of plans to develop an area of City owned land at Grant Avenue and fiction Ken Aston Boulevard. The loser would resign Immy Pound taken in Large could become poisonous. The doses i states was wiped out it was locusts about three billion could consume a non i. Made the Chal found that Deer and the cattle Jin was the in the screw Worms were sect which probably caused the longer suck Nufi the animal s a _ no Irwi Anri it Alrandi if of him could badly said. Consume 3.000 tons of needed food a Day he them. Most damage to crops in Mani Toba. Or. M c g i n n i s outlined a n tick lined because their number of ways of getting rid of insects without using sprays. One Way. He said was to Steri Lize the males another was to obtain from the female the sex however the Coyote Ion declined because their food would of main source of food was the Deer who were easy to catch and kill when they became weak through the effects of screw Worms. Ii it were not for pesticides and insecticides he said our food would be of a very poor Quality. It would be full of mag gots Worms slugs and other creatures and our pets would be full of fleas and lice. Before an insecticide or pesticide was allowed on the mar was on me mar attract Aiu. Put it in a trap and in his talk Ahmed Ashraff fact in Canada manufacturers then Wincn sufficient males said that if it weren t for Insch had to Supply the food and drug on the scene destroy t i c i d e s thousands of people i directorate at Ottawa with were them. I would have died of starvation. Tons of he said. Over All information program Jules would become quite a significant Section of our scarce. I population have been pitifully the speakers were David i uni for f f popu Aton have been pitifully the speakers were David i i uninformed As to their rights. Is m i the senior Extension in in it is important that they be i Tom Logist. Manitoba depart 1 made aware of them if our ment of agriculture or a i i i social development program is Mcginnis head of the crop i i to be j Section Section. University of x i Viii cd div or. Toupin said it is possible j Manitoba and Ahmed Ashraff that the new information pro j chairman of the Western tech Gram could have the effect of ical Section of the Canadian increasing our welfare j agricultural chemicals Assoc a i however the minister said he Tion j feels this is All right because or. Smith said that the Cana Many people who Are not on Idian food and drag act stated j welfare now. Should j quite plainly that foods Una Decter. Chairman of the i whether vegetable or animal provincial welfare advisory j sold to the consumer should Board said that appeals Stem contain no foreign matter. J from several causes but main he said that a feeling pre i in because social allowance failed among City people that 12 payments have either been Cut i Farmers sprayed their crops i off or reduced. With pesticides and insecticides i she said that some appeals with reckless abandon. My Are lodged because of the Rea j manufacturers of these sprays i sons a gives for he said had to submit their pro i stopping Aid. Ducts to the food and dreg direct i i often. Mrs. Decter san. Fame torte at Ottawa. The sprays Are to rid pets were then tested and checked to to Tarn the licence ascertain be human tolerance i their cars Are five a. The directorate then die a two Hewer at what the fms and Arr Jom they Woom fee fowls ram parties their he said we constantly watch he pm Fem

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