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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 29, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta Different In Mom, Pop's Era Revolution In Young Generation By JURATS KAZJCKAS NEW YORK (AP) cm bet Dud's old raccoon coal that whw he and were in college: -They didn't live nest door to each other in a dorm. -The school doctor dido I give her bos ot pills every month. -The girls dkm't pass the hat in the cafeteria to help pay for a class-mates legal abortion. -No one lacked a sign ui the dorm proclaiming Make love, not war" or "Matt love, not babies." They do all over the United States. So there s sexual revolution on campus and elsewhere among the young, right? Yes. And DO. No, because the real revow- Bon may only be beginning. Those whose business it is to study youth and morality say thai what's happened far is only the sleady evolu- tion of a treed launched.in the 1920s; three roaring 'Ms when today's parents and grandpar- ents'began burying Victorian- ism and when figures indicate the rate of pre-marital sex for women more than doubled. MAY CHANGE TUNE ___ And while talk and attitudes have liberalized dramatically, an AP survey suggests behav- ior has yet to match the pro- vocative words. There may be lots who sing of free tove, but many more think twice before they really change their tune. For instance: pill, psychiatrists sayv doctors and coeds them- selves, is not the liberating in- centive for virgins lo their status. .Most agree that the girls who ask for contra- ceptives are already sexually experienced, and Inere seems to be little evidence that the pill causes promiscuity. rales have in- creased significantly for un- married girls. But the liberali- zation abortion laws in sev- eral states' has shown that married women, rather than the single ones, are coming in larger numbers, for hospital aborrJOM. as many girls trat live with their boy-friends, 'there are still those who woo- der if it's all rijW to on the first date. For as many boys that still keep score, i are those win wait to wait before getting that ually involved. Statistics indicate pre-roari- lal intercourse, cited by expert as a most overrated in- dicator of nwrality, has var- ied by only a few percentage points since KinseyY survey of (be Americcn 'emale in the '50s. "The proportion of young people that are copulating is the same as it was 58 years says Dr. Ira Reiss of the University of Minnesota, a leading U.S. authority on pie- itarital sex. "It's just '.about Kinseyi found that 27 per cent of college females by age 21 had bad pre-marital sex re- lations. Dr. William, Simon and Dr. John Gagnoo, who will soon publish a survey at college students taken in 1967, report that approxi-. mately one-third of college girls were no lor.ee> virgins by their senior year. "It is a measurable, in- crease, but not a dramatic one, and certainly not as high as it could says Dr. Simon. Simon believes that most girls still lose their virginity only after falling in love with someone. The double sUixiari, albeit wonted ard weakened, isn't One survey said VI per. eesi'of Ue hoys interviewed they would be '.'some ar seriously troubtec" to find out their fiawxc had had sexual experience. SEE SICKNESS The young today are never- theless often critical of those who have overt, indiscrimi- nate sex, but they see it as a sickness, rather than "unmc- raT behavior. At several universities, men ertoaaed what they ailed the Playboy woman as sex object rather thaa rXpecting her as a loved person. There are varieties of co-ed living arrancements.on more than 200 campuses today.' There are alternating co-ed suites, as it Stanford and the, University, of Buffalo; sepa- rate wings or-separate floors with common 1 o u n g e s, as found at. the University of MinnesoU. And even. co-ed trailers at the University of Maryland. Though no college officially sanctions two sexes sharing the same room, there are of course some stuoects that take advantage of liberal visi- Radio In Nearly Everyone's Ear NEW YORK (APV- In the] 50th year since the of com- mercial broadcasting, .where is ractto? In just about everyone's ear. Ninety-five per cent of the people in the United States Hs- Un to radio within.any given week, industry figures say. Among teen-agers, listening stretches to 98 per cent; Television dethroned radio as the mass entertainment me- dium 20 years ago, yet radio is stronger, more MS- tened-to than ever. Example: There are more ra- I dies in the U.S. than people. The poputetjon count is a little more than Radio accompnshed this by abandoning the personalities, the comedy, the drama and the direction that tnck it from a talking hox ic-1920 to an indus- try in just a few years. Radio todav is very tocafiMd and verj' personal. Radio is all-news, all-talk, all-rock, all-pop, alWcountry, all-black and dozens of other flUS ORDER TICKETS BY MAIL TWO DIFFERENT HANDSTAND SHOWS DMLY JVTERWMNS: Whirlwind excitement of rodeo action, thoroufrbred radnt with pari-mutuei betting, western enterUmnent. PORES, f1.7a EVCMNGS: action of the chockwajort show suitable lor all the famlr, firewrta Tate pat in all! Enjoy fhe fun of Midway and dancing in me streets. Win silver dollars M the Frontier Usino. See livestock and commercial exhibits. Tour Flare Square and the "Salute to the Construction teJnJht Teta and the FREE we TUB wumr eoww mi OATE ef MM rxpM ml ft STMirfK ta 1060, 2, Aterta, Cannta SOT 1........M1WT KHUMK NCKUS tl-J LlfVCTC: specialties and combinations. bas not only survived but thrived. In even a moder ate-siied-city there are four to five stations. Each tries to carve out its share of the aixfi ence by a specialized and offering plenty of local service. The most expensive and ex ctustve of all speoalizahoBS. is the all-news station. Only the largest dties support such station, because of ils require- ment for- large numbers of men. There are only 10 in Ihe U.S. TderMon fe the medium an entertataneot, but when crisis ballpens, peopie turn radio During the blackout of in southern .Ontario, parts of Quebec and the U.S. Northeast; radio was the sole bnk people in the darkened cit- ies had with each other and the outside worW. Coffee Price Increases Under Review OTTAWA (CP) Consumer Affairs' Minister.Ron Basfori told the Commons Monday that coffee price increases by Gen- eral Foods Ltd. of Canada have been referred to the prices and incomes commission. Keptying lo New Democra Leader T. C. Douglas, Nfr. Bas- ford said such price increases result from price rises in ex- porting nations. Mr. Douglas said General Foods had raised coffee prices 14 cents a pound in the last six or seven months. Chinese, U.S. Envoys Meet TOKYO (AP) China an- nounced today its ambassador will meet with fee. U.S. ambas- sador in by agreement; between the- two sides. The official New China news agency broadcast only a M- word annowicement of the 137B) session of the Chinese-US, am- bassadorial Ulks in the Pofcb capital. These are the only offi- cial contacts between the two powers, which have no diplo- matic rdatiorc This win be the thin) since the talks resumed Jan. 20 following a suspension bectuse of Chinese unwilUng- to participate. ta'tion pernussion-24-hour open only nomi- nal supervision. More and'mare doctors feel thii any dorms and 24-bour visitation would be remiss in not provid- irg iU students with birth-con- trol counselling. In 1966, an Amerieaa College Health As- sociatich survey reported that mare than 130 universities provided contraceptive; a t their health riinks. At one co-d campus, there are collections at in the cafeUru Ui bstf CsaBte a girl's abortion. far as London Japan for" a hospital opera- tion. Rev. Howard Uoodj', who his worked with New York's Greenwich Village youih for 13 years asks: "Are we any VbetJer because 'we waited for our sex? These kids are indig- nantly moral. Go past their rhetoric.. "They're asking very real questions about our own mo- Fcr some, sex and morality aren't even related. "Why is everybody so wor- ried about car sex a'-lss oae Buffalo student. "Why are all those silent ma- jority people out there so con- cerned about how we love eich other and yet so blind lo the tawrality hunger, poverty and an ob- scene PREDICT CHANGES But another'question that's starting to preoccupy observ- ers is just f "hat can be. ex- >ecled of morality and Vsex- ual behavior in the '70s? Experts predict: be a sharp rise in the rate of pre-marilal inter-, course.-, religious leaders may be forced lo become more permissive about pre- marital love to bring the young back to religion. threat .of pregnancy will be reduced by new pills and abortxms by injection of 'drugs may be on the scene. v.ilh affection will be- come the college ethic. The sexual revolution may be just beginning. POSSIBU WAY TO CONTKX Oil SUCK A mUiure of treated sand and water sprayed on water covered with an oil slick off Holland from specially built dredger during test method to control oil slicks on water. The method, devised by an oil company and reportedly sue- eessful during this experiment, is based on idea of chemically treated sand, with particles of oil adhering to it, sinking to the bottom, thus clearing the water's sur- face of the oil slick. The mixture is sprayed from boomt extending from the boat's midships. Mechanization May Take Over WASHINGTON (AP) -Agri- culture department experts tee a rapid switch to mechanization for some fruit and vegetable crops in ihe United States dur- ing the next five years, mainly because of rising costs for hand labor. The transition has occurred gradually during the last 20 years, the department says, but TH-essure is' increasing. Both labor and machinery cost more, but since 1930 labor rates have risen about 50 per cent faster haa mechanization costs. "If this sort of relationship xrsists to officials said Swales To Carry Tory Banner CALGARY (CP George Swales, 54, nominated U> contest the Mountain View con- stituency fcr Progressive Conservatives in the next pro- vincial election. m a report, "harvesting ma- chinery too expensive in terms of today's labor costs may well jecome relatively cheap tomor- row." Thus five years from now about three-fourths of the'coun- try's vegetable crop probably will be machine-harvested com- pared with about half today, the report said. Nearly all the country's snap beans, peas, carrots and pota- toes along with much of the to- matoes, lettuce, cucumbers and onions will be mechanically har- vested by 1975. Only two per cent ot the fruit and nuts now' are being mechan- ically harvested, the report said. 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