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Winnipeg Free Press (Newspaper) - October 8, 1970, Winnipeg, ManitobaWinnipeg free press thursday october 8, 1970 night of slaying described continued crouched Down trying to catch his breath act. Houston had received the Stab wound from which he later died. Or. Bain s wife Beverley testified wednesday that she had been lying Down in the darkened living room of the couple s apartment at the time of the scuffle and that she had come into the Kitchen where Gordon Nicholson had dialled 999 Lor her and she reported the fight. Or. Nicholson testified that after Jim Bain came racing Back into the apartment he had grabbed a latife from a Kitchen drawer and had followed or. Bain Back outside. He had picked up det. Degroot s re Volver from beside him and had turned it Over to the fire Rescue people As he helped them put the detective on a Stretcher and place him in the Rescue unit. Winnipeg fireman e. F. Wattis on fire Rescue duty that night testified that he had been Given the gun and had accompanied det. Degroot to the Winnipeg general Hospital. E. G. Drummond a Winnipeg police Constable on duty in the casualty Ward at the Hospital said he had received the gun from the fireman and had found two empty casings and four live shells in it when he examined it. Leslie Mcandrews 19, and Heather sansome 18, live in the Wakefield apartments which is the second apartment Block North of the Stillwater apart ments towards Osborne Street. The two Young women testified that on the saturday morning of the stabbings they had been sitting out in front of their Block talking when they saw a Well built Man about six feet tall run out in front of the Stillwater Block onto the Side walk and then run quickly very fast past them. Heather testified that he ran past the next apartment Block North of them and then turned right and disappeared. Gordon Johnson the owner of the House in which the stakeout had taken place said he had been in bed at the time of the scuffle but that he had quickly donned a pair of shorts and run out the front door of his Home. He said he saw det. Degroot lying on the front Lawn of the initials on the top of it before turning it Over to other police officers. Or. Johnson also testified that he had been present later in the Day when police lifted up a Sec Tion of plywood Fence in the Back Yard which det. Degroot had testified had broken Down during his scuffle with the prowler. Or. Johnson said that after lifting up the plywood a pair of glasses was found somewhere in Fiat immediate area. Or. Montgomery has already Given notice to the jury that he in tends to Call witnesses who can prove the glasses belonged to or. Shand to add further strength to det. Degroot s identification of the Man in court As the in several instances during his Cross examination wednes Day defence counsel Harry Walsh queried responses to questions he asked and quoted to the witnesses the same questions with different answers As they were recorded during a preliminary hearing into the capital murder charge in mid september. Why asked or. Walsh were the witnesses now changing their stories in the majority of cases the responses were that the people had Given further thought to the events of june 27, since the preliminary hearing and were Sim ply trying to recount what they remember As of the present time. The trial was scheduled to continue thursday commencing at 10 . Or. Justice Hunt has reserved decision on an ear Lier request of or. Montgomery to take the jury to the scene of the stabbings pending presenta Tion of further Crown evidence. Paris portuguese traders brought the folding fan from the far East to Europe in the 16th pamsfancent1e Century. Vogue spread quickly from Spain and Italy to France. Within a Century Paris was the fan making Centre of Europe. Kobe Fob be search Amsterdam the dutch government s outlay for scientific research this year will climb by about 10 per cent to million while research and development by private dutch Industry is expected to reach million. St. Paul Mann Iota is the leading Creamery butter producing state with an annual out put of More than 250 million pounds. Iowa is second and Wisconsin third. Hie Marshall islands in the Pacific were named for Bri Tain s capt. John Marshall who charted them in 1788, but they had been discovered by Spanish explorers in 1529. Stillwater apartments and then he had run into the passage Way Between the two buildings where he found det. Houston. He said he then ran Back into the House to Call 999 and came Back out of the House with his majority Here for nip continued or. Mol Gat who has represented the Ste. Rose cons Titu wife who took det. Degroot s hand while he or. Johnson went to the nearby fire Hall to summon the Rescue unit. Or. Johnson said that after the Rescue unit had taken the two detectives away he re turned to the area of det. Hous ton s stabbing and noticed something glittering in the grass. He said he Bent Down and picked up a knife by the very top and handed it that Way to a police sergeant who was present. Patrol sgt. Robert Geddes testified that he had received the knife and had scratched his lessons for absolute Bogin trs adult and teenage classes learn to pay from scr f All fun 5 week crash course if som 2ki week Choice of and sat. Is Sony Start web of oct. 12 Mil How ency for the past 17 years Bow must resign his Manitoba seat before taking his place in the Senate. Opposition strength will be reduced by one. A by election will have to be called to fill the vacancy in Ste. Rose but premiered Schreyer has up to a year before calling for the vote. Should he decide to take the full year before calling the by election the government will have time for one and perhaps two sessions with the one seat advantage. This temporary majority could be of immeasurable value to the government allowing it to proceed with More of its legislative program without the constant fear of defeat through loss of support from or. Desjar dins. It May even have an effect on the automobile insurance Issue which in t completely off the legislative floor yet with the next session of the legislature expected in february there will still be four months before the government run insurance plan goes into Force at the end of june. The government will probably need All the help it can get to avoid further ran Confidence motions resulting from the in s u r a n c e question and kid gloves will have to be used where or. Desjardins is concerned. The loss of or. Mol Gat from the opposition Side Wal be just enough to allow the government to survive such tests with com fort. However. Premier Schreyer will undoubtedly be under Strong opposition pressure to can the by election for obvious reasons. The liberals have a Leader ship convention coming up at the end of october and the new Leader if he in t now an la will be anxious to get a seat in the House. The Liberal stronghold in Ste. Rose will be a natural place for the new Leader to run. The opposition plight and the i government Delight could be further increased later this j month following progressive conservative la Warner Jor Ogenson s decision to seek the j party nomination in the Federal Al Lofes Grovit. Tie a detection to fill the vacancy left by the recent death of conservative George Muir Wol be Bem nov. 16, and or. Jor Gufor be Stoces Susi Aad return to Ottawa there win be toothed Bole fac two. 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