Winnipeg Free Press Newspaper Archives Oct 21 1970, Page 2

Low-resolution version. To view a high quality image

Start Free Trial
Winnipeg Free Press (Newspaper) - October 21, 1970, Winnipeg, ManitobaWinnipeg free press wednesday october 21, 1970 Wolliams defends pcs position by Victor Mackie Ottawa staff the pro if restive conservative opposition in parliament consistently the position that the gov should introduce a Spe Cial emergency Bill to meet the Fly crisis in Quebec Eldon Wolliams pc Calgary North said Here tuesday. When the government finally gave its pledge to introduce such a special measure within a month to replace the War Mea sures act the official opposition agreed to support the administration in the use of that act for the time being he explained in the House. He registered Strong objection to a comment by an Drew Brewin nip Green or. Brewin was quoted As criticizing conservatives after the vote was taken in the commons monday which saw the Resolution endorsing the invoking of the act passed by 190 to 16. The .16 who opposed it were All members of the nip. There have said referring to the conservatives and the four nip members who voted with the government. They have swallowed their own convictions because of fear of political consequences. We knew the stand we were going to take was an unpopular stand but do you abandon your principles because of or. Wolliams protested in the commons on a Point of Privi lege tuesday. He said All members of the commons in particular those members who took a Strong position that the government should have brought in and should bring in a special Bill to cover a special situation namely the crisis created by the Fly in Quebec and the Calgary member said this statement by or. Brewin at the outset is false and implies wrong motives. This re House loudly applauded his 1he member s question of Privi statement including prime lege to allow him to restate what the member considered Lucien la Are the Correct facts in relation minister Trudeau. M r. Speaker Mouroux said he had recognized to the vote. Were 20 nip members in the commons when the vote was taken. Of that group four voted with the government much to the Chagrin of nip leaders. Among those voting against the government were t. C. Douglas the National Leader David Lewis Deputy Leader David Orlikov Winnipeg North Stanley Knowles Winnipeg Centre and j. Edward Broadbent Oshawa Whitby who has announced he will seek the a National leadership of the party the convention next Spring. The four nip members who joined with All progressive conservatives and credit Ste Mem Bers present to vote with the government were Harold Winch Vancouver East Barry Mather Surrey Max Saltsman a elects on the voting position o Many members of parliament and particularly on the position taken by Many members of the the trunk of a car by the Diabo Lic Chenier or Dieppe cell of the terrorist Fly. A comparison of the two let ers reveals Many similarities it there is one major Dif Ference. Or. Laporte s letter written sunday oct. 11, the Day after he was seized from outside his Home contained dire warnings he would meet his death if the government did not give in to Cross letter optimistic football show honors Manitoba continued Ter Loo and Skeena. Frank or. Brewin was reported to opposition including my Leader Robert Stanfield in reference to this serious he said we voted in accor dance with our principles for what we considered to be a solution and for Unity and i Hope for the Good of Canada. We asked for a special Bill for a specific purpose. When that request was accepted by the government i like Many other members considered that the principles we had enunciated had been effectively assured. I personally voted accordingly and in accordance with my conscience As did i am sure other members with a sincere Hope that the course followed would promote Justice and Unity. All members Fol Lowed the same course i am said or. Wolliams. Members on both sides of the demands. In the last Cross letter there is no mention of a death warn ing if the terrorist demands the release of 23 political prisoners Are not met. Since it is More than Likely the terrorists Are dictating the notes it indicates that the liberation cell does not intend to follow the Steps or the Chenier cell. The similarities Are marked. On oct. 11, or. Laporte wrote for the moment i am n perfect health. I am being Well treated even with court today and tomorrow the original croup of noted european artists presents its Semi annual exhibition and Salt of original Oil paintings International graphic arts by Chagall Dali. Leba danc Renoir Riopelle Picasso Appel october 21, 22 returning from Europe l. Olaray presents its latest and finest selection of the most exquisite Art works from Spain France England Italy Ger Many Austria Poland and Hungary. Great Opportunity to select at dealer s prices prices from savings up to 60% admission int decorating advice Marlborough hotel Mezzanine 12 flan 10 . Or. Cross made the same sunday said i want to assure those interested that i am still alive and in Good health. My life is not menaced at both letters mentioned members of the immediate families of the Kidnap victims. Or. Laporte asked that his family be spared the suffering his death would incur. Or. Cross commenting on television reports that he too had been slain the same night wrote Early this morning i have seen my death announced on television that i was dead and that my body had been found. This must have been terribly distressing to my it is believed that mrs. Cross who slept through last saturday night did not hear the reports there is one suggestion of death that was contained in both letters. Tion is to keep him alive. He said the Only danger for my life is if the police find out where i am and want to inter Vene. The Fly will not give up and i will be the first a police raid then is the Only danger to the Trade commissioner s life. But a re Reading of or. La Porte s last letter addressed to Quebec Premier Robert Bourassa reveals a frighten ing and disturbing warning that his captors would take his life. Or. Laporte was buried tues Day after a heavily guarded funeral service Here. Or. Lap Rte s plea to or. Bourassa began i have the conviction of writing the most important letter of my in the last words of the Short note he begged or. Bourassa to re lease the prisoners decide on my life or my Vancouver staff Mani Toba s lieutenant governor w. John Mckeag will head a list of 115 dignitaries and guests who will take part in . Centennial celebrations at Empire stadium tonight. Other government officials joining or. Mckeag will be Philip Petursson minister of cultural affairs and Peter Burn Niak minister of tourism and recreation. The game Ball will be delivered by former Winnipeg Blue bomber great Fritzie Hanson and miss Winnipeg Blue bomber miss Shirley Richelieu. They will be escorted by the fort Garry Honor guard. Han son will be among six Mani Toba athletes participating in the pre game Parade of Cham the other five athletes Are Kenny Ploen Cece Browne Bill Mosienko Jimmy Doyle and Fred Dunsmore. In addition 54 National and International Brit ish Columbia champions will participate in the open air con Tennial flags during the half time ceremony. Players on both teams will b presented with Centennial medallions. A Public reception for former Manitoban will be held prior to the game in the show Mart building on the pne grounds. Manitoban arriving on a Spe Cial chartered flight at today will tour Vancouver City Hall then proceed to the pne for a tour of the new Pacific coliseum. Plans free show the Centennial senior choir conducted by Olga Irwin will give a free performance at . Nov. 8, at the playhouse theatre. The choir was organized last May and the members Are senior citizens from the greater Winnipeg area 64 to 88 years of age. Auction Sale med. Fit. 9 Wai. Finish dining room itt. Roll top Doik Law Rocker Oik China Cabinet 2 of Ridott 3 or infer washers 20" stove Wai. Tareef table 3-21" . Jets ores sen Chiffo Niers Dresser chests of drawers Davenport footstools Small buffets Dinette table Small House desk 2 Chrome stes. 2 steel cabinets bedside and end tables pole amps Beds Complete cont. Bed Small Kitchen Cabinet Wood Kitchen chairs Cogswell Arm chair floor and Able lamps wishes China and Misc. Articles. Thursday october 22nd at 1 . Terms Cash Potter s auction rooms 06 main St. 942-5770 Arl c. Potter auctioneer b Valuator

Search all Winnipeg, Manitoba newspaper archives

All newspaper archives for October 21, 1970

Browse