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Winnipeg Free Press (Newspaper) - October 13, 1970, Winnipeg, ManitobaManitoba Centennial 1970 Winnipeg free press final edition vol. 78 no. 137 Price 10 cents 15 cents tuesday october 13, 1970 Sunram . Sunset . . Moonset . Forecast mainly sunny 25 and 45. . Troop withdrawals stepped up More to leave Vietnam by Christmas Nixon says Stamford Connecticut special tons president Nixon campaigned for Republican candidates in this hotly contested Battleground state monday and brought along the announcement of an acceleration in . Troop withdrawals from Vietnam to bring More troops Home by Christmas. Or. Nixon announced that the Nova Scot ians voting Halifax up Nova so trans voted in a general election today following a Campaign that lacked much of the traditional fire of previous political Battles in the province. About persons were eligible to vote at polls open from 9 . To 7 . Adt. The leaders of both major parties were confident of form ing the government after elec Tion Day. J Premier g. I. Smith the 61 year old Premier seeking his first personal mandate As gov Crement Leader said it was not a Case of if he forms the government but when he forms it. Liberal Leader Gerald Regan forecast a Clear Cut majority for the liberals. Jeremy Akerman leading the new democratic party into his first election said the party had a Long Uphill fight and two or three seats would be a major Victory. Both the liberals and conservatives fielded full slates of 46 candidates each while the nip is offering 23. Or. Smith ended his Campaign with a rally in Bridgewater saturday night and spent monday shaking hands with Vot ers in his Colchester Riding. Or. Regan criss crossed Mainland Nova Scotia by Heli a copter saturday before making j a Short speech in his Riding of Halifax Needham. He also spent the Day visiting voters in his constituency. Or. Akerman 28, concen i rated his Campaign in the cape1 Beeton East Riding where he Felti he had a better than 50-50 Chance of personal election Over a Veteran pc member. Please Sec Nova Page 4 . Troop1 ceiling in Vietnam would be reduced by men Between now and the Yule holi Day. This is part of the Over All year Long reduction of men publicly projected by the president april 20. Though a Complete time table for the withdrawal had not been made Public by the White House previously or. Nixon and his aides asserted monday that the new announcement represents a Speed up in the original private plans. Please see . Troops Page 4, Canada recognizes red China Sharp announces ambassador Exchange within six months Ottawa up external affairs min ister Mitchell Sharp to Day announced that Canada and Mainland China have reached agreement on Mutual diplomatic recognition. In a commons statement or. Sharp said the Canadian government recognizes the main land government As the sole Legal government of China. The Ottawa and peking governments will Exchange ambassadors within six months said the announcement culmination of 20 months of negotiations at Stockholm. Dealing with the most Conten Fly begins negotiations ious Issue Stockholm that arose at the negotiations the statement said the chinese government reaffirms that Taiwan please see Canada Page 4 . Hopes to end peacetime draft Washington special Secretary of defence Melvin r. Laird said monday that the Pentagon would go All out to end peacetime raft Calls and reach an All Volunteer armed Force by july 1973. A memorandum directing the leaders of All three services and the chairman of the joint chiefs of staff to move ahead As fast As possible toward this goal was signed monday by or. Laird. Or. Laird appearing at a Pentagon press conference also an made it Clear that the program was upon Congress passing pending legislation that would extend lottery Likely in 71 manhunt enters fifth Day the present draft Law for other two years beyond its cur rent expiration Date next july. He also said the same legislation should provide for a stand by draft authority in Case of a severe National emergency. The defence Secretary noted that draft Calls which hit a High of about men a year in 1968, had already dropped to an estimated this year but he refused to speculate on the anticipated 1971 level. Other defence of Success officials recently estimated that dependent fewer than men would probably be called next year. Stepped up emphasis on Mili tary recruiting campaigns will be a major part of the Effort to reach what or. Laird Calls Zero draft Calls by mid-1973. Despite sizeable increases planned in military pay allow ances and fringe benefits to at tract More enlistments some military planners remain unconvinced that an armed Force of roughly 2.6 million men can be filled completely be volunteers. Questioned again on earlier Pentagon and White House re ports that the soviets May be constructing a base for missile firing submarines in Cuba or. Laird said it is Clear that naval i base construction is going but he declined to say it could be specifically associated with sub Marine facilities. We have no evidence that any soviet sub Marine of the Polaris Type has used any base in he noway official residence of of added j position Leader Robert Stan privately . Intelligence of Field after Midnight found nip Leader Tommy Mouflis arrives on Faff Minnitt Hill tuesday Ami an armed escort. Later complaints voiced in the commons forced defence minis Ter Donald Macdonald to apologize for the posting of troops in the parliament buildings. He said they would be withdrawn. Armed combat troops guarding Ottawa officials kidnappers Quebec govt. Appoint representatives Montreal up meetings of the Quebec Cabi net were held today in the Wake of the first break in Montreal s Kidnap deadlock a get together monday night Between representatives of the government and the revolutionary front de liberation do Quebec. Activity was concentrated in the 20th floor suite of a heavily guarded downtown hotel when Premier Robert Bourassa a holding meetings with Cabine ministers and police officials. The Premier responding t communiques monday from the terrorist captors of a Britis Diplomat and a Quebec Cabine minister has named lawyer Robert Demers As the govern ment s Contact Man. The two Fly cells responsible for the kidnapping of James Jasper Cross British Trade commissioner and Pierre la Porte Quebec labor minister earlier designated lawyer Rob Ert Lemieux Man. As their spokes see stories on pages 11. 53 Ottawa up hundreds of combat troops armed with in automatic rifles or sub machine guns supplemented ramp forces today in guarding politicians diplomats and other prominent persons against terrorist threats of murder or kid napping. Riving in a three hour period. Officials refused to say How Many troops there were but an incomplete count indicated the number was More than 400. A Convoy of seven three Quarter ton trucks carrying about 100 men went to Rock Cliffe air Force base in the Northeast of the City late in the their initial and preliminary Contact was in a police eel where or. Lemieux was being held on a charge of obstructing Justice. Further negotiations were expected following or. Lemieux s release today after his arraign ment in court. No details of the first talks were available but they were thought to be strictly limited. In appointing the 31-year-old or. Demers Premier Bourassa emphasized that the Initia question was establishment of a mechanism to guarantee the safety of the two hostages. The Fly which seeks establishment of an Independent Quebec even by violence has set As its chief demand the re lease of 23 political prisoners in return for the life of the two captives. The prisoners Are men in jail or facing trial for terrorist crimes. I since or. Cross was kid napped a week ago monday the Fly has plugged its Ransom de they Are members of the 2nd mands with a Izzard of Bulle tins directed to two French Lan Guage radio stations. Federal and provincial medicare May be delayed Quebec up the sudden kidnapping of labor minister Pierre Laporte May Force the government to delay implementation of its controversial medi Cal care insurance plan prom ised nov. L. All regular government proceedings have come to a halt a immediate concern has shifted to the Fate of or. Laporte currently in the hands of front de liberation do Quebec terrorists. An emergency session of the National Assembly to Deal with the dispute was called off Mon Day and it is unknown when the special session might be rescheduled. Jacques Brunei Deputy health minister said monday night that the medical care hassle will have to be cleared up by next monday if the nov. 1 dead Ine is to be met. It will take about 15 Days after the National Assembly meeting to make the necessary administrative changes for medicare s he Aid. He said he could not see the government coming Back to the medical care problem until or. Porte s kidnapping is cleared p j the Quebec federation of offi-1 medical specialists began last combat group and Are under the command of col. D. S. In Rockcliffe normally open to i mcnt5 and broadcasts vials have responded mainly in thursday with a withdrawal by the negative with Public state its 4.000 members of All but the Public was sealed off. After British Trade commis i emergency services to support monday night was the first its demands for changes in the dances of target figures during the night. A reporter and a by Paul Pihi Chyn there is a very Good i Chance that Manitoba Centen Nial sweepstakes will be continued next year. Minister with out portfolio Philip Petursson said tuesday. I or. Petursson said in an in i review in the Manitoba Legisla i lure that the suggestion that the prove moment run lottery continue i is a Good one and discussions Are being held in the Cabinet i subs being built at i minister Bryce Mackasey lives. Icholson Deputy commander of squads of six troops wearing he group. It is a crack fighting a sooner James Cross was combat gear including Camou Force trained in everything ducted from his Montreal Homei flawed helmets and looking from to guerrilla War a week ago the Fly said in Alert were posted at the Resi a fare sources said. Communiques that it has a list please see abductors Page 4 the trucks rolling into persons to be kidnapped or lands carried barbed wire sex assassinated. The list included a Plosives communications equip-1 number of Federal and Quebec and other gear. Facials also claim there is no hard evidence showing facilities for soviet Yankee class themselves looking into the Mouth of an in Rifle. At the House where labor about extending them. J the Cienfuegos base. I original enabling legislation. Or. Laird warned however anxious faces peered from the window As troops filed into the which established the sweep that the . Was watching the j living room. Stakes Here stipulated that they i situation closely and would View concentration of troops was could be held Only in 970. Or. Petursson said it in t i Lyas a Clear whether an Extension Prince Albert. Sask. Could be granted by the Cabinet up about 60 policemen. I through orders i Council or some travelling in Canadian i if a new Bill would have to be armed forces armoured cars j drawn up and presented to the others wearing Bullet proof next session of the Manitoba vests and helmets began their j legislature fifth Day of searching today experience this year has a Man wanted in the slayings of i shown that the lottery works two ramp officers. Best when it is ran through a the search is being conducted government department the in ragged country 25 Miles i minister said. The Centennial South of Prince Albert for Stan i sweepstakes have been under Ley Wilfred Robertson 40. Of the Manitoba Centennial Cor Macdowall. Sask. Robertson a Fanner described As an Excel j please see lottery Page 4 Lent Bosh traveller and expert Marksman has been charged j with two counts of capital Mur Der. Sgt r j. Schrader. 41, and Constable d. B. Anson 3g, were shot and tilted Friday night Ubea they to investigate reports of a family dispute on a area fam. Ramp said the of firs at Trawn and Freir Frawd Swiss a the Eraser and bar Etc Strtt. A any shift to a sub support facile very serious matter.7 looking for a camera this want and under Cam eras ha5selblad Al with Iso . Tern weft. After s. Is among the hundreds of bargains in today s classified Section. No matter what Yon need shop and save in free press want ads. Heaviest in Rockcliffe Park the i expensive suburb where most Cabinet ministers and diplomats live. Among the Homes under guard there was that of former prime minister Lester Pearson. Informed sources said the ramp decided at noon monday they needed help. By 5 . Edt. An Advance party from Camp Petawawa 115 Miles West of Ottawa began to arrive by helicopters at Uplands air Force base. Uplands was sealed off to re porters Bat they counted More than 121 jeeps three Quarter ton tracks and three ton tracks a today 17 27 26 31 today s Index classified to 53 42 Miks 71, 72 deaths 4 finance 23 to 25 navies Spotts c to 71 s3 to 57 City zone total m3401 nearly everyone reads the free press Quebec doctors politicians. Quebec labor minister Pierre Laporte was kidnapped in front of his Home at St. Lambert near Montreal saturday. I troops from Camp Val Cartier have been seen near during the weekend. Officials have said they Are on exercises. But to bring them into the City on an Active basis would require a Call from the Quebec govern i ment . Louis information chief in defence. Is front de liberation do said monday night that apparently set its sight troops in Ottawa were called a new target monday night warned Quebec up the terror by the ramp and not by the through a Kidnap threat issued striking medical Spe Cyril Powers. The troops would be acting asias inst Security guards. I uksts. On parliament Hill the mown-1 police found a communique in ties patrolled As usual. The a Telephone Booth on Laval uni a same appeared True at 24 sus a varsity Campus which said that sex drive official residence of i if the specialists do not return i prime minister Trudeau and to work by 6p.m. Wednesday government House where gov one of those pigs will share engr general Roland Michener resides. Please Quebec Page 4 medical care insurance Legisla Tion passed in the National As Sembly july 10. The specialists federation said the kidnapping has no of i feet on its position in the Dis i Pute. I negotiations Between the specialists and the government i broke Down last wednesday after the specialists insisted that the doctors be i Given the right to withdraw i from the medical care insure j Ance plan and charge patient More than the negotiated fees. They also demanded that the government increase the total amount provided for payment of fees. 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