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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 25, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta mi UTHBRIDGf HfHAlO March w Pelletier claims outlawed FLQ could still cause catastrophe MONTREAL CP State Secretary Gerard Feiietier says in a new book that the Front de Liberation du Quebec still has an abundant supply of explo sives and remains capable of in citing people to Quoting he says in La Crise doctobre The October Crisis the FLQ has two tons of enough to cause a Mr Pelletier also says the federal and Quebec govern ments were not worried about a popular insurrection during the kidnapping crisis last But the governments could not minimize the threat of the FLQ and possible repercussions from its terrorist The book was to be launched today by Editions du but its offices were occupied by human rights Their dispute apparently had nothing to do with the Pelletier says one possi ble result of FLQ terrorism the governments considered w a uncontrollable civil DEFENDS GOVERNMENT Calling the book an effort of the most honest ppssi Pelletier essentially defends government in eluding the War Measures I It was invoked one day before the murder of kid napped Pierre then Quebecs labor and 11 days after the abduction of James Jasper British trade commissioner who was freed Pelletier says the govern ments could not purely and sim ply ignore the possibility that he outlawed was as strong as it claimed to In this a determin ing factor in making decisions was the large number of FLQ members or sympathizers in the overall could have caused civil par ticularly in RIOTS WERE POSSIBLE Pelletier says there were and there still are or persons who could ba led into violence even without direct links with the Such action could be sponta neous or organized demonstra tions that could turn into The governments also took into consideration in analyzing the situation the different pro test movements in Quebec anc a noticeable trend of unnamed forces favoring the Pelletier also says nucleus of to 100 per sons was ready to plant bombs and commit kidnapping and permanent cell that guided the FLQ was not in volved in direct violence but acted on a propaganda 200 to 300 linked as a were ready to support the terrorists finan cially and to hide perhaps were not FLQ embers but morally supported s methods and hoped it would le TILL HAS EXPLOSIVES Pelletier says the FLQ considerable reserves E explosives and detonators and he quotes police as saying the FLQ has two tons of dyna in any case to ause a real catastrophe He blames the rupture oi alks for the release of the two His own views OTTAWA CP Prime Min ister Trudeau said Wednesday a new book by State Secretary Gerard Pelletfer makes clear on the first page that opinions ex pressed do not necessarily rep resent the views of the govern to Commons ques tions by Opposition Leader Rob ert S t a n f i e 1 Trudeau added he had not had a chance to read the entitled La Crise doctobre The October But he understood Pelletier said he was not outlin ing official government Pelletier says in his book that the federal and Quebec governments were not worried about a popular insurrection during the kidnapping crisis last But the governments could not minimize the threat ol the Front de Liberation du John Diefenbaker PC Prince saying he liketi kidnapped men on interference by the FLQs Chenier which claimed responsibility lor abducting The talks were between a Quebec government negotiator and lawyer Robert acting on behalf of the FLQs Liberation which said it kidnapped Explaining the government refusal to free socalled political an FLQ ransom de Pelletier says it was a case of righting If the government gave in it would put itself in a position of having to do so again Pelletier says the almost SCO pages is only his opinion of what happened last He says it was not submitted to cabinet colleagues except for not the was not edited by GERARD PELLETIER The author Weatlw TORONTO CP Youre it is getting The average temperature in eastern and Western Canada has been dropping each year since the says Morley regional cltaatologist with the federal transport A gradual warming trend began in the producing an increase of about one degree in average annual temperature by ths But since the 1940s Hie average annual temperature has fallen more or less back to where it was in the he said in an interview In Western Canada temperatures reached a maximum in the late IWOs and dropped in the 1950s when getting temperatures in Eastern Canada were generally staying They reached a minor peak in the early 1960s and have dropped steadily since aKhougi more slowly than in the The average annual temperature now was about two degrees cooler than the average in the Thomas discounted fears expressed by a United States agency this week that pollution may heading the world into anoint Ice Researchers for the Natonal Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said the ice age could result from a steady increase in suspended particles m the blotting out Thomas said this school at thought is countered by another school which holds that a steady rise in the level of carbon dioxide in the atmosphsr will produce a global APPIAUSE WITH LAUREN BACALL How it feel to piny opposite lauren Bocoll on Broodway Former Winnipeg actor ten Coriou stors in Applause with magnetic Miss In Saturdays Weekend Magazine he tells how he got the par what led up to and what It means to his career to share IN YOUR LETHBRIDGE HERAID WEEKEND QUALITY DENTURE CLINIC EDDY DIETRICH Certified Dental Mechanic Capitol Furniture r Hi PHONE Miclieners tour agenda announced THE HAGUE AP Am the Canadian war cemetery at Holten and the na tional flower display of Keuken are highlights of the stat visit Canadian Ro land Michener and Mich ener will pay to The Nether lands April The government information service said that after arrival aboard the Canadian navy ship the Micheners will be welcomed by Queen Juliana and Prince Bernhard in Amster dams central station The guests will stay in the Amsterdam palace where they will be guests of honor at a gala dinner offered by Queen Juliana and Prince Bernhard April The next day Canadianborn Princess Margriet will accom pany the Micheners on a visit to Holten cemetery where school children will place flowers at the graves of Canadian soldiers killed in the Second World War liberation struggle of The Neth go straight to the horses asked Pelletier whether he had decided durini r after the kidnapping crisi lat there was no threat of ar iXJESTION NOT ACCEPTED The question was ruled out o order by Commons Speaker Lu ien Lamoureux provoking an ther of Diefenbaker fre quent objections to the erosio if the rights of We have seen Parliament trampled on by government and ts basic rights Where does this stop Pelletier said he had made it quite dear in his book hat he was expressing his own views and not necessarily those of the Martial Asselin voix asked Trudeau how a cabinet minister could be al owed to write such a book while trials were going on and others pending in connection with the October Trudeau replied that the question was based on Pel letier revealing cabinet This was a theory not proved nor able to be he If Pelletier had revealed cabinet it would be ir1 Outside the Diefenbaker said he did not plan to buy a copy of Pelle tiers book right Ill wait until I can get it for 10 cents a i CANT BE SEPARATED I j Diefenbaker said he I j didnt believe a minister could j bifurcate himself and sepa rate his personal views from of ficial Asselin outside the cham11 ber said he fears Pelletiers book may prejudice the position j of some people still being dealt with by the courts as a result of i the A minister should be looking after his departmental and Commons obligations instead of writing a Asselin Gladistor For large csntpsrs or heavier loads GVW TO Test Drive the etra go power of Whppl Drive sap UNITED MOTORS 3rd Avo 3rd SI S Phnne 3272805 senator wants China i recognized i WASHINGTON AP Sena tor George McGovern Dem SD introduced a resolution Wednesday calling for United States recognition of Communist China and its admission to the United Nations as the sole rep resentative of He called for placing U S trade with China on the basis as ihat with the Soviet Union and lifting any remaining restriction on by Americans to French taught j in schools HALIFAX CP The Hali fax fchooi bcird approved a vrte experimental prC JILl mil diitm II of French sneaking parents o be taught ra their mother tongue m Alderman Leo a niem bcv of the crud noice lint he uould seek reconsider ation of the proposed program the grourds that it pnmiite French rather encourage c d u ca in both n g 1 i s h and French Tiie program supported In ex ecutive dnector of the cophone Federation of N o v a j SIMPSONSSEARS PRICE PRIMUS WATCHES Now at half our Spring and Summer 71 catalogue prices Mens 17jewel calendar Shock water Smart chrome plated I QQ top Ladies Shock Yellow Sweep second Minute Black 1 QQ Corfam Mens 17jewel calendar 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