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Winnipeg Free Press (Newspaper) - November 26, 1970, Winnipeg, ManitobaManitoba Centennial 1970 final edition v vol. 78 no. 51 Price 10 cents 15 cents thursday november 26, 1970 Sunset . Moonset . Forecast 45 and 0 Pope begins trip Calls journey 4an order of the lord Tehran a Pope Paul first pontiff of the roman Catholic Church to visit Iran landed for a Brief Stop today on his flight to Asia and the Pacific. He was welcomed at Tehran s Mehraban Airport by Shah Mohammed Reza Pahlavi Premier Amir Abass Hoveida the Cabi net and presidents of the two houses of parliament. The Pope was cheered by representatives of iranian catholics and other Christian minorities in this largely moslem land. The Pope left Rome for a 10 Day journey to Asia and the Pacific amid criticism from Many please see Pope Page 16 Nixon boots out Morton expected to take Over As Interior Secretary estimates increase metro finance committee has added. To tit Corpora Tion s Lett spending estimates in a Jeries of meetings that last Etc two weeks and ended thursday morning. Committee raised the total estimates to an amount that could mean an average property tax increase in greater Winnipeg for the metro Levy next year of .72 Mills instead of the .63-Mill increase forecast when the estimates were unveiled nov. 13. Thursday committee added to cover the. Projected transit deficit for 1s70 to the current estimates As Well As for councillor s Perma nent salaries and statutory expenses. Committee Cut a total of from funds slated for Washington special tons president Nixon fired Secretary of the Interior Walter j. Hickel wednesday at a meeting irl the president s office. Just before 5 . Cost White House press Secretary Ronald l. Ziegler announced that the president a few moments earlier had asked for and received or. Hickel s resignation effective immediately. Rep. Rogers c. B. Morton Republican Mary who also is chairman of the Republican National committee will be nominated in january to succeed or. Hickel. Meanwhile under Secretary Fred j. Russell will be acting Secretary or. Zieg Ler announced. About 3 ., George p. Shultz director of the offic of management and budget telephoned or. Hickel and re Quested that he come to the White House. When he arrived he was ushered into the presi Dent s office for one of the few times he has seen or. Nixon alone. Even then John n. Ehrlich Man assistant to the president. Was in the room for part of the 25-minute meeting. Mountain bound car caught by camera on Vancouver wednesday is apparently occupied by skier who believes in insurance please see Nixon Page 9 convicts escape reject bylaw j j for roofed sports Complex please set metro Page 15 mailman found dead the body of an Engineer on a Canadian National railways freight train was found beside Trecus near Ste. Anne. Man., at 10 . Wednesday but ramp say there is evidence of foul play. Dead is Victor Joseph Mousseau. 59. Of 575 Cote Street St Boniface Engineer on in freight from Rainy River. Ont to Winnipeg ramp said that while the Tram was stopped at mar band man., Early wednesday Prince Albert. Sask. Up eleven prisoners escaped from Prince Albert Penitentiary wednesday night and six described As dangerous were still at Large today. It was the second masses Cape from the Penitentiary in three months. Seven men escaped aug. 24 but All were recaptured. Three men involved in the August escape were among those who fled wednesday night Robert Desjarlais. 28, Doug Las Letendre 26, and Wilfred Eadie 22. Desjarlais remained at Large while the other two were recaptured along with Stanley Whitaker 25. Harry Lewis 24, and Peter Harrisom 31. The five were arrested at an ramp Roadblock 20 Miles South of the City. They had allegedly stolen a station Wagon from Jim Dix of Prince Albert who said they had a knife. The six still at Large All have Long criminal records filled with violence. Warden John Nacri retd said. It is believed the men Edmonton up vision of huge conventions the National hockey league and the Grey cup coming to the Cit went Down the Drain wednes Day night As taxpayers rejected a million bylaw for construction of a covered sport Rade and convention Centre. Turning out in Large numbers n the Wake of a snowstorm am temperatures below Zero ratepayers turned thumbs Down on the Centre said by its boost in to be without equal in the world. The final count wednesday night was or 53.17 per cent against the bylaw and or 46.03 per cent in favor. A simple majority was needed to pass the bylaw As More than half of the approximately eligible voters turned out. The Centre called Omni plex had its opponents who said that the Money could be better spent on housing libraries or other projects which rated a higher priority. T he building would 4 have housed averted m. Cockpit drama relived first officer May have set off spoilers Toronto. Up the first officer of a doomed air Canada Jet liner apologized three times to the Pilot apparently for prematurely deploying the aircraft s spoiler system minutes before the Jet smashed into a farm Field july 5, killing All 109 per sons aboard. A transcript of what was said in the cockpit in the final minutes of flight 621 was read into the record of a Federal inquiry today by commission counsel b. J. Mackinnon. The transcript was made from the dc-8-63 liner s flight recorder. It included the voices of capt. Peter Hamilton first officer Donald Row land second officer Harry Hill and ground control at Toronto International Airport. The big jetliner lost two engines and most of its right Wing after bounding off a runway from a height of 60 feet. After runway Impact capt. Hamilton attempted to Circle the Airport for a second Landing approach. However three explosions Tore the Jet s right Wing apart and sent it nose first into a Farmers Field North of the Airport. The ground spoilers system is a braking device of steel panels Rose s moved now held in women s prison by Carol Pascoe Montreal up Rose who startled an in quest into Kidnap victim Pierre Laporte s death when she shouted she had been beaten and stripped by police has been moved to another prison an assist ant director of provincial police said wednesday. The 25-year-old artist sister of two Brothers wanted in the oct. 10 kidnapping of or. La Porte Quebec s labor minister who was strangled to death a week later refused to testify at the inquest tuesday and faces a contempt of court charge. She told the inquest before v please see Rose s Page 15 metro a hockey rink track and Field facilities a. Convention floor i p. Morrow said exist of exhibition space and offices. Interim project manager a. Will tackle Mairi St. Skid by Jim wormed a project that will attempt to eliminate the skid Row sphere of downtown main Street was initiated wednesday by an and hoc committee composed of representatives of Many local service agencies. At a meeting called by the Community welfare planning Council various agencies and interested individuals agreed to to immediate proposals de signed to get the project under Way. Itie proposals were that the Indian and Metis Friendship Centre of Winnipeg accept the Street Corners Pool Halls and restaurants. The main Street problem came to a head recently when main Street businessmen formed an association to Call attention to the life style of peo ple who frequent the main Street area Between the Centen Nial concert Hall and the inter Section at Higgins Avenue. The main Street merchants association complained that vandalism rowdiness and Toi ing and somewhat similar concept is the Astrodome in hous ton which does not hold Trade shows or conventions hockey or ice shows. The covered football stadium would have held More than spectators while the hoc key rink s capacity would have been More than the rejection was expected to kill Edmonton s chances of obtaining an nil franchise. Wil Liam Hunter owner of Edmon ton Oil Kings of the Western Canada hockey league submit along the wings which when deployed to an upright position steady a Landing slow and aircraft. Please see cockpit Page 10 please see Edmonton Page 10 Esing or. Mousseau Felt sick and Lay Down. But when the Tram arrived in j Winnipeg at 4 ., he was t i on the Tram. J a search was made and the j body was found lying on the South Side of the tracks a mile j and a half West of Ste. Anne. Police said. Or. F. P. Doyle District j Cornier of Ste. Anne attended j and the body was taken to St. I Ito Difatt Hospital for a Post. Portem examination. A in spokesman fam the train was puffing a caped after cutting holes in a wire Fence during a recreation period. Desjarlais. Of Lac la babe aha., was serving a life sen tence for no capital murder and two years for escaping Law today today s Inoch tic. 59, cd 57 classified 54 comics m Crnic Page features 37 deaths .1 71 to m Sefc Viiu

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