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July 22, 1969

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Winnipeg Free Press (Newspaper) - July 22, 1969, Winnipeg, Manitoba MANITOBA, growfng to beat '701 Winnipeg Free Press Final Edition VOL. 76 NO. 252 PRICE lOc WI1H COMICS TUESDAY, JULY 22, 1969 BRUSH OFF MOON DUST Sun Rises a.m. Moon Rises, 2.-J5 p.m., Sun Sets p.m. Moon Sets a.m. FORECAST: VARIABLE CLOUD; 55 aiid 75 U.S. Eases A Astronauts Anti-China Jubilant Regulations The Eagle Is Back In Orbit' Armstrong Says; Apollo Crew Speeding Back To Earth HOUSTON (AP) Brushing moon dust from their clothes, the crew of Apollo turned home to earth today, their scientific treasures intact, their place in history secure. They were together again Neil Armstrong and Edwin Ald- rin ihe first humans to tread and feel the soil of the moon, and Michael Collins, who Kir- died that barren globe in the mother ship, awaiting their re- turn. From liftoff on the moon, through linkup with Collins, through the manoeuvre that started them home, the astro- nauts were unrestrained in then joy that everything worked. Eagle is back in orbit, having left Tranquillity Base and leaving behind a replica from our Apollo 11 patch with an olive branch." said Arm- strong after their lunar lander roared off the surface of the moon. And 3'-j hours later, as the two ships again became one, mission control asked Collins how it felt to have company. "Damned good, I'll tell he replied. And finally, Collins announced they were off for home with a shouted: "Open up the LRL doors. referring to the lunar receiving laboratory that would be their home on earth for at least IB while doc- tors make sure they brought back no moon bugs. said Charles Duke at mission control. "We got you coming home." Apollo 11 was behind the moon for the 31st and last time and out of touch with earth at p.m. CDT Monday when the engine fired for 2% minutes. The pusTi speeded the ship to miles an hour, breaking it loose from the moon's pull and it toward the brilliant, cloud-swaddled ball of earth Please See APOLLO Page Trudeau To Keep B.C. Date OTTAWA (Staff) Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau will keep his speaking engagement Trade, Travel Curbs Relaxed; Moves Called 'Very Modest9 WASHINGTON (Special TPNS) The Uni- ted States, effective Wednesday, is making two modest changes in trade and travel restrictions in- volving U.S. relations with Communist China. Mboya Killing Suspect Held By STANLEY MEISLER NAIROBI' (Special-TPNS) The Ken y a police Monday charged a suspect I the Kikuyus, the dominant tribe i in Kenya. Mr. Mboya. who was gunned ihe.down on a kusv Nairobi street assassination of Kenya political Tom Mboya, leader. The police gave no details but his name, yet that was enough to renew fears of tribal conflict. The name, Nahashon Isaac Njenga Njoroge, clearly identi- fied the accused as a member of Sen. Kennedy At Funeral July 5. was a member of the Luo tribe. From the moment his death was announced, his fellow tribesmen have insisted that a Kikuyu must have killed him. Impassioned by their griet and anger, Luos in the western part of Kenya beat up Kikuyus in This easing of long-standing regulations is the first such move by the Nixon adminstra- B.C. Vote Aug. 27 Bennett Seeks Seventh Mandate For His Party VICTORIA (CP) Pre- mier W. A. C. Bennett, who '.'politics is my Jife" Monday set Aug. 27 for his seventh general el- ection since his Social Cre- dit government assumed tion and is likely to have a i power in 1952. greater symbolic meaning irii The 68-year-old premier an- international political terms! nounced the election date with I than any practical application an obvious broadside at the I which may result from the, New Democratic Party, saying! changes. v i people of the province faced Robbery At N.Y. Airport Gunmen Get Cash And In Jewels NEW YORK (AP) Three gunmen, two of them wearing shirts with Pan American World Air- ways insignia, took about in cash and 000 in jewels from a Pan Am cargo terminal at Kennedy International Airport Monday. II was the second major In making the announcement of what officials privately called modest a state department spokesman declared that the actions "are consitent with the Nixon adminstration's desire to relax tensions and facilitate the development of peaceful contacts between the people of the United States and Communist China." Trade U.S. tourists arid U.S. residents abroad now will be permitted to purchase up to worth of goods originating in Communist China. Up to now beaten no sueh Chinese goods could be into united States. Travel six categories of PLYMOUTH, Mass. (AP) i today to attend the funeral of economic planning and devel- Senator Edward M. Kennedy, wearing a neck brace and sur- rounded by family and close friends, emerged from seclusion Spain To Get A King? Mary Jo Kopechne, the pretty- blonde secretary who died when a car .driven by Kennedy plunged off a bridge. The Kennedy party flew to Miss Kopechue's home town in a private plane from Hyannis, death. Police had to evacuate Kikuyus from the rural areas of the West. y g citizens now can have In Nairobi, Luos threw stones i passports automatically valid at the car of President Jomo; for travel to China. They are Kenyatta while he drove to the members of Congress, journal- Nairobi Catholic cathedral to ists, professional teachers, attend a mass for Mr. Mboya.: scholars with post-gradute deg- who had been the 'minister tor rees and students now in colleges or universities, scient- ists and medical doctors and representatives of the American Red Cross. Up to now such opment in Mr. Kenyatta's cab- inet. Mr. Kenyatla is a mem- ber of the Kikuyu tribe. Police used great care Mon- day to prevent any more tribal incidents. Without announce- ment, they led Mr. Njoroge to persons, under court rulings a challenge in the form of "a philosophy of Marxist socialism, masquerading under another name." "The spokesmen of this phi- losophy are not the working people, but the paid professional organizers whose entire liveli- hood is derived directly from the working people." Mr. Ben- nett told a news conference. "The self-appointed spokes- men are the professionals who never lose no matter who wins or loses in the struggle "We want to clear the decks now for the great decade of the 70s." Please See B.C. Page ti days. Some was stolen from ar. Air France consign- ment July 13 and has not been recovered. Police said most of the S600.- 000 was a shipment to the First National City Bank of New York from Liberia and Bermuda. A Pan Am spokesman said most PM's Promise By VICTOR MACKIE OTTAWA (Staff) George ________ Hees, former trade minister in of the consignment was insured. rm gunmen entered the the Diefenbaker government. The charged in the Commons Mon- day that Prime Minister Tru- handcuffed one deau did not mean what he said and forced another to when he promised aid in take them to the security office. Western Canada last week for; They ordered Joseph Mack to the gram farmer. at tnc secm.jtv MADRID (AP) Francisco Franco, General 76-year-old leader of the Spanish people, proposed today that Prince Juan Carlos de Borbon be his successor as future king of Spain. Franco made the proposal to an extraordinary session of the Spanish Cortes After a long recital of the virtues of the 31-year-old prince, the general said: "And so, 1 have decided to propose him to ai a giant Liberal fund-raising; the nation as my successor.' dinner in Vancouver Aug.- S The general said the prince despite the fact a provincial election had been called for Aug. 27. Mr. Trudeau will also open an airshow at Abbotsford in British Columbia earlier that day. The prime minister's office explained that the decision to keep the two engagements was made on the grounds that the invitations had been accepted long before Premier W. A. C. Bennett announced the election. Arrangements for the Lib- eral dinner are far advanced and cannot now be altered, a spokesman in the prime mini- ster's office explained. Torrance Wylie, national Lib- eral organizer in Ottawa has notified Patrick McGcer, British Columbia Liberal leader, that national headquarters is ready to assist British Columbia Lib- erals in every way possible. If the B.C. Liberals request federal cabinet ministers to par- ticipate in the campaign, ar- rangements for the ministers to go to the West Coast will be undertaken. Prime Minister Trudeau, however, will not participate in the provincial campaign. Tradi- tionally, prime ministers stay out of active campaigning provincial elections. Public Works Minister Arthur Laing and Fisheries Minister remain by his side for the time being "to perfect his knowledge of national prob- lems." Franco spoke to a congress jammed' with' 553 congressmen dressed in evening clothes. The general appeared in the spark- ling white summer uniform of a captain general of the Spanish j Army. Mass., on Cape Cod. where Ken-' the courthouse in central Nai- nedy has been in seclusion since j the accident in which Miss Ko-! No member of the press or pechne, 28, was drowned Satur- public was present while Mr: day. Njoroge was charged with the Kennedy was charged with murder of Mr. Mboya. Mr. leaving the scene, of an accident. In Edgartown, Mass., a for- j Please See .KILLING Page 5 mal complaint charging Kenne- I dy with leaving the scene ol the mishap was filed by Police Chief Domenic J. Arena. District Court Clerk Thomas A. Teller set July 28 a.s the date for a hearing, requested by Richard J. McCarran, an Ed- gartown lawyer who said he is representing Kennedy. Arena said that while he was] "firmly convinced there was no negligence there was, in his opinion, "a violation concerning going from the j scene, leaving the scene." I The accident occurred some- time between 11 p.m. Friday and 1 a.m. Saturday. Kennedy did not make a report to police until 10 a.m. Saturday, after the submerged car had been spotted by two boys.and reported to au- thorities. Please See U.S. EASES Page Bilton Weighs Secret Decision Pact Denied Hees as the Commons moved m the door' into a full day's debate on the Wnen the guard opened the wheat crisis. door, the three bandits stormed The opposition MP had asked inside and subdued him. Both WASHINGTON. (AP) Sen- ate Leader Mike Mansfield says he thinks Edward M. Kennedy will pass any attempt for the 1 Please See KENNEDY Page 7 By VICTOK MACKIE OTTAWA (Staff! Prime; James Bilton, former Speaker of the Manitoba legislature, said Monday he will announce "in a short while" whether he will accept the speakership being offered him by Premier Ed Schreyer of the New Democra- tic Party. He indicated this may possibly be early next week. Mr. Bilton.. a Progressive PREMIER BENNETT Minister Trudeau told the Com- I Conservative and MLA-elect for mons he did hold discussions j Swan River, met with Mr. with Premier Harry Strom of Al-' Schreyer Monday to discuss the berta regarding the need for of Mr. Bilton assuming Slaying Of Policeman Prompts Penalty Query By VICTOR MACKIE OTTAWA killing that had been imposed on Leonard Borg, a convicted of a policeman on duty in St. murderer of a police officer. increasing oil and gas exports. He was questioned by Eldon Woolliams North) about talks held with the premier in Alberta last week. Mr. Woolliams said the people of Calgary were disappointed that the prime minister did not that city is hte Western Woolliams asked if the m Mr. prime minister could advise the House whether there is now a secret agreement between Can- ada and the U. S. regarding petroleum. He asked if the Canadian government was now prepared to make a definite statement in respect of any agreement now in existence between the two governments. Mr. Trudeau said there is no Boniface Saturday raised the j It was this commutation that I secret agreement, question of the Canadian gov- stirred considerable comment. ernment's policy on the death penalty in the House of Com- mons Monday. Joseph Guay Boni- face i asked if Solicitor-General George Mcllraith is giving consideration to enforcing the death penalty in cases where a police officer is killed while on duty. ln Mr. Mcllraith said the courts have not yet ruled on the that will arise out of in St. answer Parliament passed legislation in- its last session which abol- ished, the death penalty, except Please See PENALTY Page 6 He said the agreement now in existence has been in existence for some years. "There is no secret agree- Please See1 NO SECRET Page 6 the position in the new legisla- ture. The one hour suppertime Accord Nears: Traiisair Alvin 0. Norman, president of Transair Ltd., announced Mon- day that legal action taken by Nihon Aeroplane Manufacturing Co. of Japan against his firm has been suspended. The Winnipeg-based air car- rier and the Japanese firm have reached agreement in principle in a dispute involving the purchase of two YS-11 aircraft last August, Mr. Nor- the special debate. He also anc' mouth ana< left on the floor. asked if Mr. Trudeau would j The bandits cut a padlock off a security container and fled Please See HEES Page B j witl, the )oot Osier Demands Temporary Aid By VICTOR MACKIE said if the farmers grow it the OTTAWA (Staff) There j government will sell it. must be short-term financial aid for the Prairie farmer because wheat price structures are breaking down and farmers cannot earn a decent return on their capital, said Monday. E. B. Osier, South Centre) He said governments in Can- ada in the immediate past had encouraged Western farmers to grow everything they could grow. The governments had Now the markets for sales were no longer available, and the farmer was in trouble with wheat accumulating on his farm and piled up in storage bins. Mr., Osier said there were several solutions put' forward. One is two-price wheat. But he doubted if the government could ask the people of Canada to pay extra for their bread, so as 'to Please See SHORT TERM Page 5 meeting came Monday in Swan River where the premier was taking part in opening day festivities of the Northwest Roundup. Mr. Bilton said their discus- sions were cordial. Mr. Sehreyer's New Demo- crats, along with Liberal Demo-1 crat Larry Desjardins who has Tne flrst WI" be held i hopes that a new plateau has Govt. Sees Cuts As Stabilizer By JOYCE FAIRBAIRN i announcement by the wht, OTTAWA Min- board of price reductions ister Jean-Luc Pepin Monday ing from one and one-eight expressed the hope' that price cents a bushel to eight cents cuts on wheat exports, by: bushel for spring wheat Canada and the United. States! This in turn followed las- would stabilize the tottering j Friday's announcement frorf international market structure, j Washington of reductions "Ttie Canadian government Please See BILTON Page 7 LOOKING FOR A CAR? This want ad under Autos For Sale (79) SV FORD SED. ALSO 55 parts. 774-5604. is among the hundreds of bar- gains ;n today's classified sec- tion. No matter what you need, shop and save in Free Press want ads. ll. A final agreement is expected next month at meetings in Japan between the two firms. The Japanese firm said month would take Transair been reached countries will hard red winter wheat by It cents a bushel, and exportingj Mr. Pepin cautiously ra rally at thatifrained from discussing whether he told the House of he had been surprised by thj Commons during an emergency debate on the wheat situation. JVEW DANCE STEP PBOPOSED Let's Lunar Lope Ltd. to court for alleged breach of contract. A spokesman said then Transair refused to pay an instalment on the ground thai the aircraft were not satisfac- tory and had asked Nihon to i take them back. j Mr. Norman said the new agreement "paves the way" for conclude a refinanc- ing program for equipment acquisition and expansion. Please See ACCORD Page 6 The debate, demanded by the a first step or a final one. opposition for the second time this session, followed Monday's U.S. move or whether believed Canada's reaction was Please See WHEAT Page 6 Advance Policy Best Way: Olson 31oon Souvenir Udilioit Copies Available Copies of Monday's Free Press moon landing souve- nir edition are available at lOc a at the comrter OB the crowd flow of the.Free Press banding, 300 Carlton Street. They also be ordered through yoar car- rier, toy when he cdlecU thfe veek. have the-effect of prejudicing a j I fair trial of the accused. j Eldon Woolliams I gary North) said: "What the St. Boniface government member I is really asking is it the policy of this government now to commute all death Mr. Mcllraith said "No. I have question. .It has been asked several times in recent weeks. There is no question of a policy to "be drawn from any1 decision of the governor-in-council in any single commutation case." Earlier this month the federal cabinet commuted to Jife im- prisonment the death sentence HOUSTON 1 Special TP- NS) Remember the Jer- sey Bounce, the Big Apple or the Bunny Hop? Well, how about the "Kangaroo Hop" or the "Lunar Lop'e" or maybe the "Moon Walk." A lot of people who saw astronauts Neil Armstrong and Edwin Aldrin take those groovy steps while perfor- ming their moon exploration the other night already are wondering about the conse- quences. _ In the country's dance halls, that is. The astronauts t h e m s- elves, believe it or not, have sort of laid put the preliminary steps of a lunar loping tdancc that could be performed on earth. At one point, during the moon exploration. Aldrin noted that "you just .have to split out to the side and cut a little bit." Dance instructors in Houston already are predic ting some fancy new steps on the dance floors as a result of the bouncy ballet- like manoeuvring by Arms- trong and Aldrin. "I would like to introduce a resolution in August at Miami during the Dance Masters America annual convention suggesting the possibility of a new dance maybe called the Lunar saioLUlian Lu Pau. owner of the Liltiann Lu Pau School of Dancing in Houston. She said that she would like to see some new steps developed in commemora- tion of the historic moon exploration but also thought it could go even further to perhaps influence ballet in this country. Mrs. Lu Pau deplored the fact that almost all the ballet performed in 'the United States is either from Europe or from .the Soviet Union. "Aside from West Side See LET'S LUNAR Page 5 TODAY Bombers Too Late With Too Little TODAY'S INDEX 31 Classified 35 to 48 Comics 10, II Deaths............... 5 Finance........... 15 to 17 Movies 9 Sports 31 to 34 Television g Women 12, 13 City Zone Total NEARLY EVERYONE READS the FREE PRESS By JOYCE FAIRBAIRN OTTAWA Minister H. A. (Bud) Olson Monday underlined the govern- ment's new policy on cash advances as the best possible solution for wheat farmers caught in ihe low-price-poof- sales crunch. Mr. Olson said neither the opposition critics nor the farm- ers seemed fully aware of the potential of the change' which provides for full interest free cash advances on Aug. 1, even though outstanding debts may remain on the current crop year. Speaking in aji emergency wheat debate in Parliament the agriculture minister said that, if pushed to the limit, the ad- vances would amount to a total of million to farmers in the new crop year. Realistically, however, he an- ticipated that farmers would apply for between S250 million and million, which could be in their hands in the next three months. This type of assistance is the most effective way of channel- ling badly needed "cash into the hands of those farmers who need it most because of low wheat sales and tiepreswd prices, Mr. Olson said. Even if acreage payments were made on the level of SI or S2 per acre to most farmers, it would not be enough, be told the Commons. He urged members to analyze and agree on the most import- ant problems facing the farmer, before suggesting "shotgun solutions" which would not have the desired effect on providing a significant cash flow a substitute for sufficient grain sales. ;