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Winnipeg Free Press (Newspaper) - October 26, 1970, Winnipeg, ManitobaIf you Don t do if it won t get done give the United Way Winnipeg free final edition vol. 78 no. 24 Price 10 cents 15 cents monday october 26, 1970 Sunrise . Moon rom . Sunset . Moonet . Forecast sunny 50 and 30. Teachers seek right to strike its Brief to Manitoba govt. Proposes sweeping changes by Paul Pihi Chyn the Manitoba teachers society has called for the right to strike in a Brief presented monday to education minister Saul Miller. The request one of 40 recommendations made by the society Call for repeal of the Section of the Public schools act which says teacher shall no weekend toll three two persons died in a three car Accident in St. James Assiniboia Early sunday morning. Dear Are Robert Dean Kos tick 17, of 217 Doren Bay St. James Assiniboia and James Michael Johnson 21, of 86 Ashern Road St. James Assiniboia. In another weekend Road fatality a 62-year-old Brandon Man died late saturday when the Manitoba motor transit bus he was driving left the Highway and rolled into a ditch seven Miles South of Brandon. Police said Tom Shipley died almost instantly in the . Accident. There were no Passen Gers in the bus. Police said the car driven by or. Kostiuk was in collision with another vehicle on Portage Avenue near Booth drive. Or. Kostiuk was pronounced dead on arrival at Grace general Hospital. Or. Johnson was transferred to Winnipeg general Hospital where he died about 6.30 . Mavis Lillian Mcgill 23, of 1218-233 Booth drive St. James Assiniboia Driver of one of the cars was taken to Winnipeg general Hospital but was re leased. Ronald Paul Marsden please see weekend Page 7 downtown Edmonton sunday As worst blizzard in 50 years strikes the City the 29-Page Brief presented by a delegation headed by society president de Kowalchuk also includes recommendations dealing with school curricula and instruction amendments in Grants to encourage curricular and instructional changes and discontinuance of the 12-week teacher training course. Many of the recommendations resulted from the society s an Nual meeting in april. The Brief says that in Mani Toba the tradition bound classroom teacher has not stood in the Way of educational Progress but at the same time asks that a system of checks and balances be built into continuing educational changes to insure that changes made Are Good changes and that the rate of change be such that please see teachers Page 7 race riot averted mayor uses body As shield As panthers surrender closed schools guarded police Hunt slay ers by William f. Nicholson Santiago a the Chil Ean army planned a big funeral today for its commander in chief Gen. Rene Schneider As police hunted his assassins among Chile s extreme right its. Authorities said their investigation indicated that persons of the Ultra right planned the shooting thursday morning at a downtown intersection. Schnei Der died sunday morning. Less than 24 hours after Congress decisively chose marxist Salvador Allende president of the Republic. Allende s supporters claimed that rightist conspirators thought Schneider s assassination would spark an army revolt to prevent the socialist senator from taking office. Allende. 62. Won a plurality Only in the presidential election on sept. 4. Giving Congress the Job of choosing Between him and a conserva Tive. The vote saturday was 153 a state of emergency sus pending some rights was declared thursday night to facilitate the search for Schnei Der s assailants. More than 156 persons have bees arrested but Only above a dozen remain or. Jas. The rest were freed after saturday arrested Lett Kevwra. 23. Til Wea Siy former Ger error of Ike cute Woje 24. Edmonton up nearly Edmonton Public school students were to remain out of classes today As a strike by caretakers and maintenance workers went into its Sec Ond full Day. Security guards and supervisory personnel were at the More than 150 schools to protect them against vandalism and to keep besting systems function ing in the face of a blizzard that dumped eight inches of heavy wet Snow on the area sunday. The schools were closed when the caretakers and maintenance workers members of locals 474 and 784 of the Canadian Union of Public employees called the strike thursday afternoon to Back wage demands. Separate schools were not affected. It is the first time Public schools in the City had been closed since 1921 when teachers were on strike. The school Board has appealed for alternate caretakers and maintenance workers in an Detroit a acting mayor Mel Ravitz who used his body As a shield to guarantee the Safe surrender of Black panthers in a police slay ing says patience discipline and hardheaded com Mon sense kept the incident from becoming a a meanwhile 15 negroes were i charged sunday with murder in the shooting death of patrolman Glenn Smith 26, a negro. He was shot in the head near the Headquarters of the National committee to combat fascism a Panther organizing group. Court hearings were scheduled for Friday. Heavily armed police waited in the shadows for nine hours saturday night and Early Sun Day As Black lawyers and a Black newspaper woman entered the Headquarters and con please see race Page 2 government staff r to push overtime please Sec closed Page 2 w today today s indic Inak the cwt Zyzh a kicker 22 comics 14, 15 classified 31 to 45 de att 2 finance. 28 to 31 television 12 Jymme 33 movies .13 sports 22 to 27 Wei 17 nearly everyone reads the free press City by Egon Frech Manitoba s government employees will be asking for time and a half for overtime when they sit Down at the bar gaining table to work out collective agreements for 1171. Delegates to the Manitoba government employees Assoc a lion s 27th annual convention saturday decided to make Over time the number one Issue o the forthcoming talks. F. J. Mills re elected to his second term As president said the association will probably press for a system similar to that used in Saskatchewan where the contract specifies How Many hours each class of employee must work each week before he is eligible for Over time. He expected the work week would not change in most cases and would vary from 40 to go hours depending on the classification. The government now does not pay overtime and is exempt from the provisions of the employment standards act which forces private Industry to pay overtime rates for holidays and for hours in excess of a Stan Dard work week. Worst in 48 years snowstorm hits Alberta Road air traffic crippled As winds Buffet Edmonton area Edmonton up the worst october snowstorm in 48 years has crippled transportation in a Large Section of North Central Alberta. More than 10 inches of heavy wet Snow had fallen on the City to 6 . Most today and it was still snowing. The temperature was 29 degrees above Zero. Nine inches of Snow fell Sun Day breaking the previous record set in 1919 when eight inches fell within a 24-hour period. The 1919 record was equalled in 1921 and 1922. A hazardous driving warning was in effect for the Edmonton Region which was being Buffet Ted by blowing and Drifting Snow. Drapeau crushes opposition mayor s party wins every seat in Montreal s civic elections Montreal up mayor Jean Drapeau and his civic party crushed All opposition sunday to re Gister one of the most stunning electoral victories in Montreal history. Promising the Best Munici pal government Ever seen any the 54-year-old mayor took the Victory stand to thank Montre Alers for their loud and Clear voice in extending his mandate another four years. Left in the dust of the sweep were six mayoralty candidates and a Young opposition party the front d action poli Tique which failed to win one place on the 52-seat City Council. A record number of voters slightly More than 50 per cent of the eligible cast bal lots. This was almost As Many As were eligible to vote in the 1966 election when 32 per cent Quebec police regroup Moil civil servant and departmental employees have i system of Bank time whereby the employees Are credited with any overtime worked and can get equal time off at a time suitable to both parties. However there is no Premium for overtime and the time off is on an hour for hour basis. If an employee accumulates too much Bank time and cannot be spared sufficiently so he can take the time off. He is usually paid straight time for the overtime worked. The 170 voting delegates at the convention also endorsed a Resolution calling on the govern ment to pay a shift differential of 10 cents an hour for the evens shift and 15 cents an hour for night shift when employees Are required to work different shifts. Another Resolution Calls on the province to permit employees to work from . To 30 . With is minutes for unch rather than until 5 . With an hour and 15 minutes for unch. The delegates agreed they would like to be Able to get Way half an hour sooner in the venings especially in the sum of voted. The jump in the eligible Fig ure resulted from population growth and Extension of the vote to 18-year-Olds for the first time. Mayor Drapeau personally won 92 per cent of sunday s please see Drapeau Page 8 police reported dozens of cars in ditches along most major highways leading to Edmonton Many of them abandoned after their owners lost control. The dense Snow began falling Early sunday in a 170-mile i mater Circle with Edmonton at he Centre. It stopped shortly whore Midnight sunday night some Relief was expected today As the storm moved North into the Lac la of be and fort he Murray of northeastern Alberta. See snowstorm Page 2 please see staff Page 2 looking for a motorcycle this want and under motor cycles 87 . Cd Fitt Model. Top condition Jim my is among the hundreds of bargains i today s classified Section. No Natter what you need shop and save in free press want ads. Robbery nets Montreal up two barefaced bandits posing As Airport freight handlers fled from Montreal International air port saturday night with in Canadian banknotes that had just arrived on an overseas flight from London. Police said the men armed with pistols and dressed in coveralls worn by employees of general aviation services ltd., walked into the cargo Ter Minal and forced employees to open the vault. They fled with the Money after tying up and gagging the employees who worked them selves free about half an hour later and called police. The Money in the vault had arrived on a Boac flight and was bound for a downtown Montreal Branch of the Toronto Dominion Bank. The Cash was reported earlier to have been in British pounds because police said it was listed on the Manifest in pounds rather than dollars. The Holdup was similar in its timing to another major Airport haul less than three months ago. Montreal up a Lull in Montreal s political Kidnap developments today gave police a Chance to regroup before press tag on with the search for a gang of terrorist murderers. It was three weeks ago today that the revolutionary front de liberation do Quebec stepped up its reign of terror by Kidnap Ping British Diplomat James Jasper Cross from his Uptown Home. The second kidnapping and subsequent murder of Quebec labor minister Pierre Laporte brought Down on the country the tightest Security Ever ended in peacetime. It was under the Shadow of this Security that Montre Alers held their civic election sunday and they re elected mayor Jean Drapeau and his whole slate of civic party candidates. Mayor Drapeau had joined with Premier Robert Bourassa in Quebec in appealing to the Federal government to recognise a state of apprehended insurrection which brought proclamation oct. 16 of the War measures act please see Quebec Page 4 Sec Story on Page 18 it Zens voting . By Ian Donaldson Salvage tugs juggle Tanker to Safe position Southampton England renter Salvage togs began Jug Gtigg tiie stricken Tanker Pacific glory today to prevent its Dis gorging 72.000 tons of Oil cargo on to beaches and har Bors along the sooth England coast As Gate Force winds subsided this morning togs lined of for and aft of the 42.000-ton Liberi an registered Tanker and gently so freed it around on the Sand Bank just off the Isle of Wight where it Kas been marooned since Friday. The tags Edge the Taucer Aroma m degrees so its prow was Kim mtg Ato the wind. Team mag any Daft cd that fat Woom a vessel or that it up. Donl smelt it a tar Smey i the be pumped into another vessel. Five seamen aboard the ves Sel died Friday night in an explosion which followed a Colli Sion with another Tanker in the English Channel near the site of Wight eight members of the 42-Man Crew Are missing. The other Tanker was the Al Gro also Liberi an registered. It later docked safely at tie Mainland port of Lawtey. Firemen finally Lacoc cd the Barnes us Stera Section of the Pacific glory sunday bight after a the Coatse of a of Alison. Two vessels run Gay Stib act been pm reports Jomn Timit a anti so a Fredericton up one Hundred and fifty two aspirants to the 58 seats m the provincial legislature receive the voters verdict today As new Brunswick holds its 26th general election. About 332.000 Are eligible to vote with the polls open from 8 . To 6 . Ast. The weather forecast Calls for mainly Cloudy skies with Light showers in some areas. The Liberal government of Louis j. Robichaud the Peppery acadian from the new Bruns i Wick North Shore who has been i provincial Premier since 1100, is j bidding for a fourth straight 1 mandate. J three times since 1870, lib eral governments have won four i elections in a a feat Haerer j matched Here by another party. Conservatives have never won More than two straight elections and no third party has Ever formed the gov eminent i new . Elections Are Traditi onary two party affairs Bert this tee the democratic party has fielded 31 candidates. Both the liberals Aai pcs have offered fall states of Fiat dates in the 22 facies. Most of wac kit Are to y As five seats. Bes fies the 31 a a five stept Vieths fear Fie i. Or. Pc Tawe toe sit

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