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Winnipeg Free Press (Newspaper) - October 22, 1970, Winnipeg, ManitobaWon t get give the United Way Winnipeg free press final edition 78 no. A Price 10 cents -15 cents thursday october 22, 1970 Sunrise . Sunset 6.2j . Moonrise . Moonset . Sunny 65 and 40 Norman Stewart police head chief named says . Gromyko Marchand links furious hypocrisy. Political expediency. Charged mayor says Webster reputation destroyed by David Sinclair Norman Stewart 54, a 33-year Veteran of the Winnipeg police department is the City s new chief Constable. But his appointment by a 3-1 vote of the Board of police commissioners wednesday afternoon was branded hypocrisy and political expediency by Board chairman mayor Steve Juba. The acting Deputy chief s a Point men becomes effective j. A. Nov. I when or. Stewart will take Over from acting chief Constable John c. Webster who was the new chief s main opposition. Or. Webster has been acting chief since the Resigna Tion of former chief George blow March 14. There was no immediate com ment from or. Webster on his future in the Force. The announcement of or. Stewart s appointment came at . Wednesday shortly after or. Webster was called see Story on Page 3 into the police commission Board room. It was then that or. Webster was informed that or. Stewart had been appointed the new chief. In making the announcement mayor Juba Flung charges of hypocrisy and political expediency at his fellow commis Sion members who he charged had destroyed the reputation of or. Webster who had served the police department faithfully for 34 years. Mayor Juba in making the charges said he termed the commission s decision tical assassination More than an the mayor made in Clear during the announce ment the appointment had not been a unanimous one. Aiderman e. A. Bro Man an other Board member said the mayor s charges Are completely out of order and an apology is due commission members from mayor Juba the Alderman said. The Board s decision was made in Sood Faith and not intended to destroy or. Webster s reputation. The members of the Board based the interest of the depart soviet foreign minister takes hard line on Middle East United nations special tons soviet foreign minister Andrei Gromyko took a line on the Middle East wednesday demanding imme Diate resumption of the jarring peace talks without pre conditions and denying trumped up charges that Egypt is violating the standstill ceasefire. In his annual Kremlin policy address to the United nations general Assembly or. Gromyko also rapped the . For what he said is still a . In Indochina. J Ity an terrorists to que. Party Fly May have infiltrated anti Drapeau group but candidate denies revolutionary connections Montreal up overshadowed for three weeks by brutal terrorist Active interest in sunday s civic election jumped wednesday with the disclosure that anti Drapeau party May have revolutionary links. Israel i War stands firm police frustrated by false leads i but aside from fully backing1 i the Arab nations and castigate j ing Israel now that the cuban j i Issue apparently has been re i j solved or. Gromyko kept open the doors to negotiations with i the United states on Berlin and on strategic arms limitation a sick series of false leads the Salt talks. Vanished into thin air Early in sum or. Gromyko s j today Only hours after a Coroner j speech produced no surprises. Told How Kidnap victim Pierrc i6 18p m As the time of exec even his unusually fulsome Praise for the unas an institution at this 25th anniversary gathering was an police chief Norman Stewart split vote lot of polities claims mayor by Douglas Mackay casting doubt on please see chief Page 5 the Force of mayor Steve Juba s fury was fell through the mint As a guiding Rule for their Halls of the Public safety build decision and had no intention of wednesday following a we or Webster s i n Pes police commission Deci Sion to appoint acting Deputy chief Constable Norman Stewart As the Winnipeg police departments new chief const Able. Terming the appointment the political assassination of acl 51 ing chief Constable John c. T Webster. Mayor Juba said. I will be watching this depart ment very very the mayor said he did not know if or. Webster would re main in his position As Deputy chief. Or. Webster himself re fused an interview with news men and would Only reply no comment to questions. Urged the arabs wednesday to determine their own destiny by making peace without outside interference. She reiterated Israel s opposition to resuming talks through United nations envoy Gunnar jarring so Long As soviet egyptian missile violations of the standstill ceasefire continue she appeared to leave open the possibility of renewed participation under some new formula. Israel is willing to maintain the present ceasefire without a time limit she said in a Low key speech to the general Assem Bly. She linked this to the earlier ceasefire asked by a 1967 Security Council Resolution. Egypt later repudiated the 1967 cease fire. Egyptian ambassador Mohammed a Zayyat replied j wednesday night that Maine j Nance of the ceasefire without a time limit Means that Israel is determined to continue its occupation of Arab territories i without a Lime limit. Later in an anteroom. Mayor egyptian foreign minister Juba told newsmen there was Mahmoud Riad said on the Abc a lol of politics involved in United nations special tons Premier Golda Meir identifying Israel with countries the recent words of the top Man experiencing National liberation m the Kremlin communist Montreal up another j meet Ransom terms said in a note earlier or. Laporte was killed saturday night one week after his kidnapping and gave Laporte was slain. Terrorists strangled Quebec labor minister education of meanwhile a Federal minis the 49- Ter s statement on the boldness of terrorist Aims caused new ight add Chain which he habitually wore around his neck Shock Waves among a populace already numbed by the Laporte to hold a religious medal Coro murder and suspense Over the party Boss Leonid Brezhnev. Ner Laurin Lapointe announced Fate of British Diplomat James u pliant. In charging the Bombshell that the front de liberation do Quebec Alleg edly had infiltrated a municipal party was dropped by regional expansion minister Jean Marc hand on a new Westminster b.c., open line radio program in answer to a question from Moderator Jack Webster of Conw. The party in question front d action poli Tique or Frap has 31 candidates for 46 vacant City Council seats and it proposes sweeping reforms in City administration. One of the Frap candidates opposing mayor Jean Drapeau s powerful civic party said Early today party it was members possible some might be sym or. Gromyko added a kind wednesday. Jasper Cross kidnapped oct. Word for in Secretary general in an autopsy report delayed 15. Until after or. Laporte s tues Jean Marchand regional sex Israel s leaders Day funeral the Coroner said pension minister told British being under the spell of the victim died of asphyxiation Columbia listeners to a radio chauvinism and political Adven-1sometime Between noon and program wednesday tourism and obsessed with saturday. Ithe Federal government inter desire to retain the alien Terri j the front de liberation Duj vend in Quebec to prevent the Quebec enraged by refusals of j Fly from blasting Montreal s please see Gromyko Page 5 Federal provincial authorities to civic election Campaign wide with bombings More kidnappings and perhaps shootings. Answering a question by journalist Jack Webster on new Westminster s Conw or. Marchand said Ottawa s Procla-1 mation of the War measures i pathetic to the Fly responsible for two political kidnappings this month. It could journalist Claude Jasmin said in an inter View. In 31 candidates there might be two or three maybe three or please see terrorist Page 8 Borowski denies jail by remark i wednesday As saying act last Friday could be ex-1 i planned Only partly by the1 Cross Laporte kidnappings and ensuing tensions. The Campaign for the nov. 1 which Riu oled him civic election had to be Consi i by Gonick should dered. And by Paul Pihi Chyn highways minister Joe be jailed for agitating against Menf had been asked 111 the railway collusion alleged Ottawa up the Cana Borowski said wednesday he has never suggested that by j the suggcstj0n that implies i Gonick. The new democratic deliberately went out and said member for Crescent Wood should be jailed that s the Manitoba legislature be a list not True be in an in jailed for his opposition to the Terv jew Afler the news today show wednesday thai a Federal government s invocation

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