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Florence Morning News (Newspaper) - October 19, 1970, Florence, South CarolinaNot Tab monday Octoba 19, 1770 -7 Laporte opposed separatists super right Quality heavy Corn fed Kef Montreal a Pierre Laporte was regarded As a poll Thieun skilled in debate and we whose ideas on separatism for Quebec Provience varied Over the course of a career that ranged from journalism to govern ment. Before his kidnapping and eventual death at the hands of terrorists seeking Quebec s total Independence Laporte que Bec s labor minister was in agreement prime minister Pierre Elliott Trudeau that such Independence was nonsense. But As municipal affairs min ister under the provincial premiership of Jean Lesage in 1963, Laporte forecast that Quebec eventually would have nearly All the prerogatives of an inde pendent a Short time later he modified his stand to endorse special Sta Tus for Quebec. After Trudeau took office in 1968, Laporte came to say in an interview very clearly and very categorically i see Quebec As a member of the Canadian Laporte who was 49, played a second ranking role in the tur Bulent politics of Quebec in the but last april he emerged As one of the key figures in the in a letter written to Premier All political men Are protected at Pierre i Porte views changed he the Montreal newspaper s publisher was Ger Ard Filion crusading against the Union National regime of the late Maurice Duplessis. For 12 years Laporte wrote from the press gallery and won Duplessis Disfavour. However in 1960 he got in his lick in the fight with a Book Vrain visage de entitled be province s new Liberal govern ment. For 10 years while such personalities As Lesage Rene Levesque and Jean Jacques Ber Trand dominated the stage la Porte won accolades As a skilled debater and expert in legislative rules. He bid Liberal party leadership in Quebec last Janu Ary but was Defeated by Robert Bourassa who became Premier. Bourassa brought Laporte into the government As minister p labor and immigration. Pierre Laporte was born feb. 27, 1921 in Montreal one of seven he once said he got an Early taste for political debate1. My father was a nationalist and he said. In fact he was against the govern ment no matter what its Politi Cal after being graduated from University of Mont real Law school in 1945 with a pair of debating awards he joined the French language newspaper the True face of Duplessis. Entering provincial politics he was Defeated in 1956 but re bounded six years later with an election Victory in Chambly. In 1963 he was named Liberal government House Leader and in 1965 was Given the cultural affairs portfolio. Laporte played important leadership roles in and municipal Reform. His widow franchise is the daughter of a Quebec Farmer and she proved an asset to his political campaigns in parts of the province. But she has said it was not her idea that he Goi from journalism to politics. When you have a husband who loves politics the Way my husband does you just she once said. It s important for a wife to realize the import Iapoce of following her Hus she and Laporte married 25 years ago and they have two children a daughter Claire 21, and a son Jean 10. The son watched outside their suburban Home on oct. 10 when terrorists of the Quebec libera Tion front forced Laporte into a car and drove away with him. Laporte s last known word to Bourassa the Day after his abduction Laporte said the Kidnap ers were not bluffing when they said they would kill him. The letter proposed that the government meet the kidnappers demands. He told Bourassa either my life or my death. I am depending on you and 1 j thank j Laporte wrote that he was concerned about his family and How they and other relatives would live without him. He said his two Brothers were dead leaving him As the head of a big family which includes my Mother my Sisters my own wife and my children As Well As the children of Roland whose Tutor i Roland is a sister in Law. Laporte went on to say thai i the kidnappers would not Stop with him alone. I after me it will be a third a fourth and a he wrote. You have the Power in fact to decide whether i live. If that was the Only consideration and if the sacrifice would have Good results it might be considered. But we Are in the presence of a Well organized Escalade that will end Only with the liberation of political prisoners if they will strike elsewhere in other classes of society. As Well to act now and thus avoid a Bloodbath and useless thousands tortured by awful itching thousands tortured by vaginal itch. Rectal itch or itching skin any on the body now enjoy Slor Luis Relief thanks to a proven medication failed Micoz axe this unique Ore me form Ula soothes sore inflamed tissue As it j quiets nerve ends us stops j natural Healing Don t suffer. Get Bic Ozene today a your druggist super right Quality heavy Corn fed beef Steak water weight problem use Elim excess water in Hie body can be uncomfortable. Elim will help you lose excess water weight. We at. Eckers recommend it. Only Eckerd s Florence mall i p Devon and was his family came in a letter writ assigned to to his wife in the Spring of 1948. He said in it was not disclosed Jordan food Market 610 East Pine Street prices Good thru tuesday fresh shrimp la. 99 Economy Cut pork chops la 39 hens la. 29 fresh Mullet la. 19 oranges a. S. C. Grade a Large Doz. 43 chronology of Canadian developments Montreal a this is a Calendar of developments in the Canadian crisis oct. 5-James Richard Cross British Trade envoy is kid naked the Quebec liberation front , demands Nufi j som of plus the release of 23 political oct. 6-9-various deadlines for action Are reported. Oct. Laporte. Labor minister of Quebec province is kidnapped. Oct. Are made to negotiate Freedom for the two hostages. Oct. Rejects de Mand for release of 23 persons but offers plan to parole five convicted terrorists Fly negotiator denounces the offer. Oct. 15-Atmy is called in to protect Public buildings in the province. Oct 16-Federai government invokes the War measures act citing insurrection Al activities More than 250 persons Are ar-1 reset and held without bail. Oct. 18-Laporte s body is j found in a car Federal Cabinet i meets to map action. J phony gent Budapest Hungary a a hungarian waiter got a ten month prison sentence for to leave the wild a forged British looking and dressed like a English gentle a District court announcement said. Carpeting commercial residential Florence carpet it tile inc. Phone 669-1851 Lormee s. C. Sergt enough to sir i you Small enough to know you 91 w. Chlum 132i Chi Rokic Hormel canned hams 3 la. Can 2.69 us a Choice Steak Sale sirloin Tbone or club Armour Star beef Stew 24 of. 57 Libby yellow cling peaches 3 no. 303 cans 1.00 Thrift Way ice milk All flavors Gal. 39 Duke s Blue cheese dressing 80z. 25 new Formica floor Shine it. 99 porterhouse Ort Bone la sirloin la. Super right Quality whole or half smoked hams super right Quality breakfast treat Hormel 47c pork spare ribs super right Quality All meat Little sizzlers sausage 53c Franks 43c great with eggs Market sliced 1 la. Pkg 58 53" super right Quality lean freshly Bacon ground beef 48c prices in this and effective Ata Martin Florence through sat. October 24 we Reserve the right to limit quantities none sold to dealers Florence mall in Florence 9 . Till 9 p. A shop a Mart for Fine Quality produce Juicy White seedless Grapefruit 49c Juicy Stayman apples 8 83g . Number one White potatoes 20 83 All purpose tender fresh red Bliss potatoes 25c Green Beans 19c hop a Mart for Fine Quality or limit one with or More order excluding cigarettes of artists tuna specially priced Ann Page Mayonnaise 49c Jane Parker regular or Sandwich sliced White Ca p chilled fresh Orange juice Gal. Bot. 55v 1 la. Loaf limit one with or More order excluding cigarettes red Green or Amber mouthwash is 39 24 of. Bot

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