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Winnipeg Free Press (Newspaper) - October 30, 1970, Winnipeg, ManitobaIs you insula Sci Point going to stay in ius Iniss in Manitoba we Are fort Garry insurance fort carry realty co. Ltd. 452-2133 1200 Komna h Way Winnipeg free press Friday october 30, 1970 2nd class mail Rufi station number 028s Eaver moving packing storing culture goes pop the return of the professional performing arts to the Ordinary people of Winnipeg where it All began years ago is possibly the most important development in theatre symphony and Ballet in the past few years. And fortunately we still have Many Amateur groups still Active for a time it almost seemed As if the so called cultural arts had become the exclusive property of better income Winni Eggers. It s now easy to see the reversal in this trend without any lessening of the reputation Winnipeg has gained for the excellence of our professional companies kids in hipsters dig Debussy As much As Rock Star Donovan. Prices Haven t always gone however As costs of professional companies escalated. Fortunately there Are the fund raisers the auxiliaries the annual events and the commercial sponsors All criticized unfairly on occasion who make lower prices possible periodically and who finance the participation of school children. And then there s the Grants from the Canada Council without which none could survive. Some of the events taking place at this week end s official opening of the new Manitoba theatre Centre Are admittedly expensive but As to Mccrea special events director for Mac says it s a once in a lifetime happen breakfast with the stars the visiting theatrical celebrities tomorrow morning costs a couple. Normally that would pay for several breakfasts for any couple even at today s inflated grocery prices but this Price also includes several other events tomorrow including faces a film slide live combination history of the Mac in the afternoon it will also help to finance the new Centre and there s no Effort to make any of the Mac weekend functions exclusive if you attend opening night for a Man s a Man monday evening you re automatically invited to a reception to meet the visiting celebrities and cast after the play. David Marshall midwestern sales manager for Imperial tobacco tells me that Dumaurier goes musical again this season with sponsorship of All four pop concerts of the Winnipeg symphony his firm first underwrote a pop concert Back in 1965 when Arthur Fiedler of the Boston pops orchestra came to Winnipeg. It s fitting that Maestro Fiedler will Mark his 75th birthday by returning to Winnipeg. Hell conduct the Dumaurier fanfare pops con Cert nov. 21 and 22 others due to appear Here for pop concerts Are Mitch Miller in january Skitch Henderson in february and Andre Kostelanetz in March with Dumaurier s help the prices for the pop concert drop to a Low of from the regular minimum and How about the symphony inviting the Public to attend two rehearsals that took place today even serving free cof be radio station Ched Edmonton was one of the Spon sors of the Royal Winnipeg Ballet this week and Snow in 10-Inch quantities did t Stop Edmonton ans from packing the House. Halloween recipes i m beginning to believe that the great pumpkin in t really a Charlie Brown Linus figment of the imagination after All it s really the Hedi Lewis recipe or formula for intoxicated Jack of lanterns for a brew made with a pumpkin and Brown sugar after mention in Coffee break that she d sent out Over requested recipes Hedi has had to mail another just address her at sky. Mma officers meet Friday film captures Centennial mood by David Lee it May not capture any Aca officers of the Manitoba med ical association will meet in Thompson Friday with doctors from Northern Points for a med ical seminar. A major topic of discussion will be to determine what Assis Tance the Mma can give in the delivery of medical services to the North. Northern doctors Demy awards but a Manitoba produced film depicting the province in action during its Centennial year has. Captured the Best of the 100th birthday celebrations. The 90-Niinute color and sound movie entitled the spirit of 70 will officially premiere nov. At the Centennial conceit Hall. Filmed throughout Centennial year at a Cost of about the movie captures most of the major events staged during 1970 including the Royal tour festival of the voyageurs the july 1 visit of prime minister tru Deau and his Federal Cabinet Centennial air show and the As it was history pageant. Dave Dueck the producer of the film told about 150 people who turned out for a sneak preview of the movie thursday that it represented his attempt to capture the spirit of Mani but Don t expect any Holly Wood Type he from such areas As will come flin flon the Pas Churchill Lynn Lake Gillam and Norway House As Well As Thompson. The seminars Are part of the Mma s programs to present new knowledge to its members. Weather report bulletin morning thin Matin to Clear and Mutl tin a Tov Pawn m the Daft in rapt my can Norw pm Toj or flail As Fri fam tariffs hit few Bebchuk gets Pat on the Back Winnipeg s civic finance committee gave Alderman Slaw Bebchuk a verbal Pat on the Back thursday after hearing the final statement of Cost for Fol Lorama 70. R. D. Mclean City finance commissioner told the committee that the final net Cost to the City for Folk Lorama 70 was the City had budgeted for Aid. Bebchuk is chairman of the special committee on Centennial celebrations. Slaw did All right with said am. Robert Taft. I think Slaw did an excellent added Aid. Lillian Hallonquist the total Cost of the eth Nic festival was the committee was iou. Reve nue from the celebrations amounted to the committee indicated its support of the festival As an annual project thurs at. The warned those attending Day s Advance showing planetarium auditorium. We feel we have done quite a Good Job on he added. But Well you la see for yourself the film punctuated through out with various versions of Manitoba s multiplicity of Cen Tennial songs opens with the Light up and sing program staged at the legislative build ing Here dec. 31, 1969, to Wel come the birthday year. Afterwards the cameras Are moved to about a dozen Dif Ferent locations in the province to catch such Winter activities As skiing championships curing matches and snowmobile acing. Parades fireworks sporting activities and visits of various officials Are featured in the Core of the film including the Manis phere 100 Parade Canadian Rater skiing championships and july 1 fireworks displays at me Morial Park several minutes in the film Lave been devoted to downtown Winnipeg s get together 70 and he City s Centennial project Fol Lorama 70. However the major portion of the 90-minute film takes the movie goer on tour with the Royal family from fort Chur chill in the North to Winnipeg and her eventual Send off. The film was photographed by or. Dueck and assistant Otto Jassen and is narrated by Keith Smith former director of communications with the Mani Toba Centennial corporation. The mennonite children s choir is featured throughout the film singing the various Centen Nial songs with help from unnamed pipe bands. Following its Winnipeg show ing the production moves to Brandon for one Day on nov. 14. A tour of the province has been scheduled later in the year for the film. Sgt. James a. O Malley a 22-year Veteran of the ramp who has ing since tuesday morning Gillam Man., when a boat on the Nelson liver Cap sled. Sgt o Matey and cout. G. J. Eichenlaub were checking along a log Boon in attempts to locate the body of a Man previously reported drowned. Const. Etc Keilab managed to grab the log and get to safety Bat sgt o Malley 41, in charge of the Gillam a cup detachment was t teen after the Snail Craft tipped Aid b presumed to have drowned. Free press meetings meetings to be held Mon Day in the free press build ing Are at 2 . Board room Winnipeg South Centre Liberal association at 8 . Board room. Cutty Sark club. Winnipeg clubroom sons of Scotland. Deadlines for Yule mail near the Post office has issued a reminder that parcels and letters being sent overseas by surface mail must be mailed shortly to reach their destination by Christ Mas. The remaining surface deadlines on parcels Are West indies nov. 10 Britain nov. 16. Surface deadlines for letters Are Japan nov. 3 Europe nov. 13 West indies nov. 18 Britain nov. 27. Overseas letters and Par cels sent airmail will arrive in time for Christmas if mailed by the first week of december. Wolfe lambasted role of municipal Board by Duncan Mcmonagle fireworks erupted at a Mani Toba municipal Board hearing thursday As metro vice chair Man b. R. Wolfe renewed his attacks on the Board and East Kildonan mayor Stanley do Whan speaking As a private Cit Izen accused metro of financial irresponsibility. The Board hearing was convened to consider metro s re quest for a million borrow ing bylaw that would provide funds for land acquisition interceptor sewers and the proposed Deacon Reservoir. The conflicts began shortly after the hearing opened when councillor Wolfe noted the provincially appointed Board is not subject to recall by voters As Are elected representatives. Board chairman Leon Mit Chell asked coun. Wolfe if the Board should act As a rubber stamp for proposed municipal capital expenditures. Coun. Wolfe said the Board s carpark hotel agreement set trustee William Norrie of the Winnipeg school Board standing presents his Case during a debate thursday in Rockwood school on the use of the War measures act. His opponent in the debate was by Conick the new democratic party la for Crescent Wood. Partly hidden behind trustee Norrie is mayor Steve Juba of Winnipeg chairman of the debate. Metro Council has agreed to provide Lakeview develop ments with a 300-space parking garage built with Public Money on the proposed convention Centre site provided Lakeview builds a 400-room hotel on the next Block to the East. The agreement completed at a special Council meeting thursday Marks the first step metro has taken in its plan to build six parking structures in the 14-Block area slated for re development under the Down town development plan. The garage will be built on the Block bounded by Carlton Street St. Mary Avenue Edmonton Street and York Avenue. No Cost has yet been established for the garage but land acquisition and the construction of the parking structures will Cost metro tax payers million and officials Hope to attract million to the area in private in vestment. The agreement provides that Lakeview must construct an enclosed connection Between the parking site and the hotel the first in a series of weather protected pedestrian walkways visualized for the re development area. Registered guests in the Lake View hotel will have first right to use the parking spices at the going rate then charged by metro to the the agreement will last for 30 years from july and the Developer May request two fur ther 10-year periods. Any disputes Between metro and Lakeview will be settled by binding arbitration. Also at the thursday meeting Council concurred with a report of its finance committee re commending that a total of be spent for three Sepa rate sewer River Crossings. Nel son River construction Ltd. The in each Case was awarded All three tenders. The Money from a Central mortgage and housing Corpora Tion loan for which metro has applied will go for the North West interceptor crossing the fort Garry St. Vital crossing and the Crescent drive St. Vital crossing. Pensioner pays lip with ease examination of details of projects for which municipalities re quest Money has been an area of concern to metro officials. He promised to submit his recommendations on the Board s functions in writing Early next week. The Board is required to re View capital expenditures of Manitoba municipalities including metro but excluding the cities of Winnipeg and St. Boni face. It must examine the nature of the work for which the funds will be used the necessity of the programs the ability of the municipality to finance it and any other relevant mat according to Board chair Man Leon Mitchell who read from the Manitoba municipal act governing the Board at the or. D o w h a n s comments came As he read a statement opposing metro s request for a million dollars for land acquisition for the downtown develop ment plan. He said metro was creating differences among the area municipalities and suggested the Money would be better spent in East Kildonan. He said borrowing for Down town development is illegal until the provincial government re aligns local municipal bound Aries. Or. Dowhan said metro May have misappropriated Public funds in buying up land to be used for the inner perimeter Beltway. This charge brought a Quick reaction from coun. Wolfe who said after the hear ing that he will ask a Legal screams Send Man to jail Barry Lewis Healy 19 of 254 Spence Street room 11 was sentenced to six months in jail thursday when be appeared in Winnipeg magistrate s court and pleaded guilty to a charge of attempted robbery. Police said Healy was arrested at 10 . Sept 21, a Short time after be tried to Rob a 26 year old woman on Broadway near Spence Street Healy police said grabbed the woman just after she had gotten off a bus threw her to the ground and tried to steal her purse. Healy fled after the woman screamed for help. He was apprehended by police about five minutes later As he hid in a nearby Alley. Magistrate Mike Baryluk imposed sentence. An 85-year-old Man fined for Selling liquor with out a licence left Winnipeg court officials wondering thursday if they Aren t in the wrong business. The Man Joseph Dumas 130 fort Street after being told by magistrate Anthony j. Pilutik that he d be Given a few months to pay the Fine astonished court officials by producing the from his pocket saying it s Okay. I be got the Money and can pay it Crown counsel Chrys Ewanchuk told court Dumas a Well known Boot Legger in the Winnipeg area had sold a 12-ounce bottle of whisky to a Winni Peg detective oct. 12. He said or. Dumas an old age pensioner had been picked up twice before on similar charges once in 1966 and once in 1967. Besides fining Dumas magistrate Pilutik put him on a two year suspended sentence. Opinion on the charge and will ask the mayor to either justify it or withdraw it. Coun. Wolfe s criticism is not the first Challenge to the Powers and activities of the Board. D. I. Macdonald metro s executive director recommended the Board be politically con trolled in a report he submitted to metro Council May 27. The recommendations were passed on to the Board. Coun. Wolfe said thursday his main concern is the interpretation of the Powers of the Board that is Given by or. Mitchell. The metro vice chairman said no previous chairman has interpreted the Board to have As wide Powers As those claimed by or. Mitchell. Coun. Wolfe recommended that the Board stick to an assessment of the ability of the this Case Bear the financial Burden that each Bor rowing program imposes. Metro officials and administrators have criticized Many Board decisions in the past mainly on the grounds that the projects submitted for approval were urgent. In thursday s submission. Million was requested for the construction of the Deacon Reservoir. This Spring the Board turned Down a metro application for Milhou for the Reservoir. Improvements and extensions to sewage collection facilities require according to the submission. Judge pondering contempt ruling a Way at 54% the United Way thursday reached 54 per cent of its goal. In dollars this amounts to War act protest backing refused a bid to have delegates to the Milieu 70 conference endorse a special group s statement condemning invocation of the War measures act was soundly Defeated at thursday s concluding session n the hotel fort Garry. Thirty nine people signed a petition dissociating the con Ference from the special group s condemnation. Six people signed a petition condemning the Federal government s action j the possibility of finding a Winnipeg lawyer guilty of con tempt of court for failing heed a court injunction is being considered by or. Justice Gor Don c. Hall of Manitoba court of Queen s Bench. Last week. Or. Justice Hall granted a City of Winnipeg re quest for an injunction to Hall work on a two Storey parking Structure on the Assiniboine River at the rear of 225 Welting ton Crescent pending repair of damage to the Riverbank. The injunction requested by the City on behalf of the River sewer repairs Force Cut in Road lanes if you intend to drive through the Portage Avenue Man Street somday or nov. S be pre pared to squeeze left or right As the Case May be while Road Crews repair a Bro Keai sewer pipe. The broken pipe is almost at die Centre it he Ime Rhimm

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