The Ottawa Citizen from Ottawa, Ontario, Canada on March 17, 1966 · 1
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Thursday, March 17, 1966
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Crim Astronauts safe lie comes name Q y s.VoefA flS Japan 1 n air-raisin i CHINA 5 y mr VKINAWA r spin cuts o FOtmOSA V Hong )N. vitr Kara .NAM Gemini flight PHIUPHNSS ManilaVO-i GUAM 1 ot,7;( M. JL 37 i J 1 NAM 123rd Year, Number City tvorkers 'Move The city will fire 41 nonresident employees unless they comply with the residence bylaw by the end of July. Board of Control announced the dead-line today with "great reluctance". Controller Ernie Jones said the 45 cases of non-compliance with the by-law have been reviewed by a committee com Unamusing show NEW YORK (AP) The three national television networks were deluged last night with telephone calls from persons protesting the cancellation of entertainment shows for news of Jhe emergency Gemini splashdown. NBC, which pulled "The Virginian" and "The Bob Hope Show" off the air, said today it received more than 3,000 calls of protest, and a spokesman could not recall a single mpli-ment. A spokesman for ABC said more than 1,000 calls protested three interruptions in the program "Batman," a comic adventure series. Munsinger case Fulton 'didn't see' By Norman Campbell Citizen BUff writer Davie Fulton, when minister of justice in 1961, never saw the full Royal Canadian Mounted Police file on the Munsinger case, he said today. What he did see and what he took to John Diefenbaker, the prime minister of the day, was a three-page typewritten resume of what was in the full ffle. Mr. Fulton discussed this document with C. W. Harvi-son, then commissioner of the RCMP, before going to Mr. Diefenbaker. This fact may make Mr. Harvison, now retired, the man in the middle in the Spence inquiry intended to determine whether Mr. Diefenbaker handled the case properly. Mr. Fulton in his Commons speech on Monday referred several times to the file which had been brought to him. But at one point he referred to "the report before me in 1961." Mr. Fulton was queried today on what he meant by the word "file." He said he had used it in the ordinary sense of the word it was a report SIGNS SAY 'SPRING9 The first day of spring is officially Sunday, March 20, but all signs today say it has come early. A woman on Third Avenue near Bank Street saw a robin this morning, another woman eavs her tulins are coming up. And the weatherman is call-. ing for sunny, mud weamer today and Friday with a high today of 45 degrees and tomorrow of 55. Expo 67 seeking Bolshoi, soccer By the Canadian Press Negotiations have been undertaken to bring the Bolshoi Opera and Ballet, the world soccer tournament and the Moscow Circus to Canada for the 1967 World Fair. Ay. Y?S5 1 " Srte Pacific splashdown ends anxious moments tit Houston (right) The Ottawa Citizen 51 Ottawa, told: or be fired' posed of two senior city executives and the president of each of the three unions involved. tour exampt Four employees were deemed eligible for exemption. They are mayor's secretary, Betty Ormond, fire department lieutenant D. R. Robertson, gardener G. Strik, and mayor's covering three folio size pages. It was not the file as many would understand the word Nfld. strii2!lles with huge drifts ST. JOHN'S, Nfld. (CP)-Snowplows throughout eastern Newfoundland were bucking through 10-foot drifts today in the wake of a storm that paralyzed transportation Wednesday. Amphitheatre for Hill A 1,000 - seat amphitheatre is to be built by the National Capital Commission for $150,-000 in Nepean Point Park. It will provide spectator space for Ottawa's centennial spectacle on Parliament Hill. Public works will call tenders for a $50,000 to $60,000 master control system for the spectacle on the Hill and there will be a vast amount of lighting and sound installations at Nepean Point C e n t e nnial Commissioner John Fisher hopes it will be a self-supporting Centennial attraction and one which will stay permanently in Ottawa. Le gen drama Productions Limited, Toronto, of which Mavor Moore is president, will produce the spectacle which will be seen twice a night. AU-nighl show But from the 150-episode story in the 40-to-50-minute presentations, 15 or 20 episodes will be shown at a slower speed all night and will be plainly visible from the Quebec side of the Ottawa River. "The Centennial Commission will burn down the Par-Lament Buildings every night during the summer of 1967, to the sound of drums and pad-dlers singing on the O'.tawa river," says Mr. Fisher. Champlain will be heard and seen as he comes to his first view of the site which became Canada, Thursday, March chauffeur Donat Lafond. Miss Ormond, however, is taking up residence in the city and no longer requires exemption. "Council has spoken and the residence by-law must be enforced," added Controller Jones. "We do this with great reluctance but Council is supreme," added Mayor Reid. The 41 employees, several with more than twenty years' service, will receive official city letters threatening termination of employment unless they move inside the city limits. City gardener Strik is exempted because he lives at the Ottawa-operated nursery" at Leitrim. Driver Lafond, fire lieutenant Robertson and Miss Ormond, are granted exemption because both lived outside the city prior to the adoption of the first residence by-law in 1953. full file the whole collection of documents and reports in the hands of the RCMP. On this three-page report, Mr. Fulton based his statement that he had seen nothing to indicate any breach of security. Conservative MPs believe the government's decision to hinge the inquiry on Mr. Die-fenbaker's handling of the case is based on a study of the whole RCMP file, reputed to contain films and tape recordings, as well as written reports. Canada's capital. Queen Vic- tona will be heard pointing to a spot on the map and sav ing "that is where Canada's capital will be." 200-car jHirking The amphitheatre will be built on a mound of compressed fill. A parking area for 200 cars will be provided on the 1 sUrVJ I Y 1,000 seats 17, 1966 Canada to seek more Frenchmen LONDON (CP) Canada intends to seek greater co-operation from the French government to encourage a greater flow of French emigration to Canada, R. Byrnes Curry, assistant deputy immigration minister, said today. The number of United Kingdom immigrants increased to an eight-year high of about 40,000 last year from some 30,000 in ' 1964. Those from France rose only to 5,200 from 4,500. Curry explained at a press conference that Canada is putting on a big drive to get more immigrants this year. He estimated the over-all total may rise to some 175,000 from 146,000 last year. The total from Britain may increase to about 50,000. The French government has in the past indicated opposition to advertisements urging residents to emigrate. Canada has tried to get around this by placing more stories in French newspapers, emphasizing the bright side of Canadian activity. May run two years Commons hanging on By Uie Canadian Press An historic Commons debate on the abolition of capital punishment will begin next Wednesday, Government House leader Mcllraith announced Wednesday. The government had hoped to open the "free debate" today but House party leaders agreed on the postponement to permit more talks on the procedure to be followed. A committee of five backbenchers set up about a month ago failed to reach any agreement on procedural disputes. The House leaders will meet next week to seek a solution. The government hopes the main issue can come to a free vote after three days of- debate. But many MPs doubt this will be possible. They have been deluged with mail, which is split right site of the old Queen's Printer building, whicn will be demol- ished. Eric Thrift, NCC general manager, says the Champlain statue will be relocated on top of the mound, facing exactly as it does today. It won't be free. There will be an admission charge and the loud speakers will be T4'V Citizen-UPI staff pliuio for $150,000 on Nepean Point AP newt map and t'PI telephoto 7 Cents, 56 Pages vill debate Wednesday down the middle in many areas. Ralph Cowan, a Liberal who wants to retain the death penalty but substitute the gas chamber for the gallows, says nearly all 265 MPs are anxious to enter the debate. He predicts it will run off and on for two years or more. Creditiste leader Caouette thinks the debate will be adjourned indefinitely soon after it opens to allow MPs to consult their constituents. New Democrats, who all favor abolition of capital punishment, think the debate can be completed in four or five days if speeches are limited to 15 or 20 minutes and procedure is simplified. Mr. Mcllraith, a lawyer, said in an interview that 85 per cent of the members favor a compromise based on partial abolition. viewers heard only by those in the amphitheatre. There are prob- lems to be settled such as the allocation of seats between Ot- tawans and visitors who are in the city for only a short stay. fhe amphitheatre will be about 1.500 feet from Parlia- ment Hill, which will be the focal point of the spectacle. JS MMl -one knows what happened' By Howard Benedict Associated Prec staff writer CAPE KENNEDY, Fla. The Gemini 8 astronauts rode a destroyer toward Okinawa today, while space officials dug into the mystery of the violent mishap that brought their mission to a hair-raising end in the waters of the Western Pacific. The destroyer Mason, which picked Neil Armstrong and David Scott out of the water after the first emergency landing in U.S. man -in -space history, was scheduled to put them ashore at Naha at 6 p.m. EST. Terminated after three hours Both safely survived the dangerous re - entry which abruptly terminated their scheduled three - day flight just 10 hours, 42 minutes after blastoff. At Houston, today, Flight Director Gene Kranz said it will be some time before officials can say what caused Gemini to buck in space like a frightened stallion, knocking the astronauts out of their seats. The trouble happened when there was no voice or telemetry communication between earth and the spacecraft. The astronauts were given a preliminary one - hour physical examination soon after boarding the Mason and were reported in good condition. An air rescue pilot who flew over the Gemini as it bobbed in the western Pacific said the pilots had opened the hatches "and they were just sitting there enjoying the sun and eating lunch." The troubles the two men experienced apparently were so dangerous that the National Aeronautics and Space Administration refused to let newspaper men hear tape recordings of the astronauts' voices during the critical period when Gemini 8 was out of control 185 miles above the earth. "None of us know what happened," said director Dr. Robert Gilruth, "But it was very serious and it took utmost effort of the crew to regain control and conduct a a safe re - entry and landing." President Johnson reported he was "greatly relieved" at the safe return of the astronauts and praised their "skill and strength." The astronauts will be flown to Cape Kennedy Friday to tell their story to space agency officials. What they have to say will have an important bearing on the future of the U.S. space program. The whole concept of hooking up with another satellite might have to be changed. The trouble cropped up only half an hour after they achieved the first linkup with another satellite. At 6.13 p.m. Armstrong dim- axed a brilliant space chase by gently nudging the Gemini 8 nose into a funnel-like docking collar on the Agena space vehicle. . "It is really a smoothie," Armstrong called down from space. But his elation was shortlived. Mission directors at the Houston control centre, suddenly were jolted out of their seats when tracking data indicated the joined spaceships were rolling. "It took off in roll and yaw," Armstrong reported. Available data indicatss there wss-i violent sideways movement. Then the spaceships started to spin at a rale of about once every 10 seconds. During this period. Armstrong's heart rate jumped to 150 beats a minute and Scott's to 135. Both normally register in the 70s. Armstrong managed to control the two sufficiently to disconnect and back away from the Agena. The Agena then stabilized. Partial strike PARIS (Reuters) Paris commuters today beat a partial railway strike, using cars, buses and 400 specially provided army trucks to get to work. but the Gemini resumed its rolling motion and went out of control. Armstrong was unable to operate his main engines to stop the motion. He activated a set of 16 thrusters that are normally used only for reentry and was able to stabilize after WTestling with the problem for 30 minutes. The trouble occurred during the fifth orbit, as Gemini 8 was entering a series of global revolutions that would take it away from main recovery areas. Recovery officials decided that a landing in the western Pacific during orbit No. 7 would offer the fastest recovery. Budget near Due to be presented 'in a few days' PM By Don McGillivray Southam News Services Finance Minister Sharp's hold-the-line budget will be brought down in the Commons in "a few days," Prime Minister Pearson has announced. Mr. Pearson was answering a question in the Commons Wednesday by Opposition Leader Diefenbaker who wanted to know what the government is doing to fight inflation. Canadians draw tickets See also page 3 DUBLIN (CP) A total of 277 Canadians had Irish Sweepstakes tickets drawn Wednesday on the 71 horses eligible for the running of the Lincolnshire Handicap at Don-caster, England, Wednesday, March 23. Total number of starters in the Lincolnshire has not yet been determined. Fifteen Ottawa area residents have drawn horses in the race. On the A tip o' the hat See page 39 Ask Andy .. 35 Astrology 47 Births, Deaths 44 Bridge - 33 Builders Page 54 Birthday Club 36 Comics 34, 35 Crossword 49 Editorials 6 Weather Sunny, mild today. Sunny, then cloudy and milder Friday. Low tonight and high Friday 32 and 55. Details page 3. inquiry open to PUBLIC By the Canadian f ress The judicial inquiry into the Munsinger case will be open to the public and the press whenever possible. Commissioner Wishart Spence said yesterday. He told a reporter that evidence involving national security will be heard in closed sessions but other proceedings would be public. The commissioner, a justice of the Supreme Court of Canada, said he will retain counsel for the inquiry and begin hearings as soon as possible. But he could not give any date. Comment "all right" He said he does not object to public and editorial comment on the case at this stage. But once the inquiry begins he would take a dim view of such comment. In the Commons yesterday Marcel Lambert (PC Edmonton West) complain e d about a CBC television program Tuesday night on the Munsinger case. He asked whether judicial inquiries will henceforth be replaced by "trial by television." The question was ruled out of order. "In view of the ever-rising cost-of-living and the detrimental effect it has on people on fixed incomes and pensions, I ask if there has been any communications from the federal government to the provinces ... for a joint effort to meet the serious situation." Mr. Pearson asked Mr. Diefenbaker to wait for a few days. "I am sure the minister of finance, when he introduces his budget, will be able to deal with the question and explain to the House the steps that have been taken." Later, Mr. Sharp himself was asked whether the date had been set, and he replied that he had a date in mind but hadn't cleared it with his colleagues. Outside the Commons, it was learned that Mr. Sharp hopes to have his budget introduced before Easter, which this j'ear falls on the weekend of April 8 to 11. In the present log-jam of Commons business, the earliest date for the budget appears to be Thursday, March 24, and it would have to be brought in then or in the following Tuesday if Mr. Sharp hopes to have the debate completed by Easter. inside Bylaw tangle stumps city planning board . Ronning not appearing before House committee 5 Tougher security laws introduced in Ontario 10 Johnson calls new meeting on NATO crisis 16 Startling discoveries reported in war on poverty 19 Gallery unveils three new 'old masters' 21 Entertainment 43 Financial 810 Jumble 45 Parliament 29 Radio, TV 34, 35 Sports 23-27 Win Mills 55 Want Ads 44-54 Women's Pages 37-41

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