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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 9, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta HIGH FORECAST TUESDAY 85. VOL. LXIV No. 202 hbridgc Herald LETI1I3IITDGE, ALBKRTA, MONDAY, AUGUST 9, 1971 PRICE NOT OVER 10 CENTS TWO SKCTIOXS 18 PAGES New example of generation gap conflict By CV FOX Canadian Press Slaff Writer The uproar over the Oz trial in London is inter- preted in some quarters as the latest example of what the convicted men termed the generation phrase which lias been resounding across the Western world for the last decade. Richard Neville, one of the Oz magazine editors sentenced to prison on obscenity charges, invoked this gap in warning Judge Richard Argyle, 55, about the consequences of inflicting tough treatment on the three editors. "You will show to the world that your generation, which appears to be listening with every courtesy, is in fact the 29-year-old Neville told Argyle. Other protagonists criticized what they called the excessively harsh prison sentences as "an act of re- venge by the establishment against dissenting Defenders of Argyle insisted that a stand had to be taken by authorities agaiiist the freedom in sexual mailers which, to Iheir minds, has become unbridled licence in rec-ent years. New values emerge It's certain that a vast set of cultural and social values has evolved in the West during the last two decades and tliat they are in direct conflict with the concepts of order and morality prevalent in this gen- eral area of the world. The new values emphasizing drugs, sexual free- dom and hostility to any thwarting or twisting of man's natural energies have burst out spectacularly of late. In the United Stales, they have afforded a powerful outlet to the bitter outcries against the Vietnam war, in- terpreted by protesters as typical of capitalist reliance on force as a way of maintaining supremacy at home and abroad Confronted wilh Vietnam and (lie revolutionary tendencies in some underdeveloped countries, the up- rush of pop music, experimental art and other varieties of defiant vmorlhndoxy took on a sharply political and violent hue in the U.S. and other Western conn tries. Vs not new i el, uespi.c Hit manifestations of the underground spirit on a variety of fronts, the over- all phenomenon is not as new as might appear. Ancient Oriental traditions account for some of it and the concept of a generation war if not a gener- ation gap was obsessive as a talking point as long ago as liie 1920s. The glorification of youth reflected in some as- pects of Ihe Oz trial has its roots in the romantic movcmcnls of Hie early 18th cenlury since when, in I be view ol some skeptical commentators, radicalism as a whole has been systematically indulged by power- ful forces in Western society. Witb many underground ideas deriving from mid- dle-aged thinkers and from publicly-supported under- takings such as television, the "gap" involving differ- ent age groups and the apparent conflict of "establish- ment" versus hippie-style rebels may not be as deep as I'ney seem. But such incidents as the Oz trial, in setting a stern spokesman for traditional Western values against high- ly-articulate representatives of an apparently opposing ideology, are occasions for intensified expressions of mutual hostility which are bound to focus attention on patterns of antagonism rather than on the prospects for eventual reconciliation. Teacher job market slow OTTAWA (CP) Would-be teachers will have a tougher lime linding jobs in an overflow job market in futiu-e, a Canada Manpower study shows. Alan W. Cowan, a department analyst, says in a recently published report Ibal Ihe persisling shortage of elementary and secondary school teachers of the last 10 years had probably ended. Instead the country is faced with a growing over- supply winch should continue for the balance of tho 1970s. The main reason for Ihe drop in job opportunities has been the declining birth rate over the last 15 years which has increasingly curtailed the growth of school enrolment. At Ihe same time, the number of teachers has teen rapidly increasing. Individuals seeking teaching posts in Uie 1970s can expect lo encounter highly competitive conditions, says Mr. Cowan. Classes smaller Difficulties faced by new Icachers in finding work have been partly lessened by Uic sleady reduction in the average number of pupils per class over the past five years. The surplus of Icachers applies lo mosl parLs ot Ihc country even in the Nurlli. However, Iliere is a need for specialists in French, art, music, special education and physical education. The number of olemcnlary school Icachers, who represent about Iwo-llurds o( all Icachers, may actual- ly begin lo decline Ibis fall, while the grotvlli of teachers in secondary schools should not end for at least an- other five years, The ligblor job market has increased the Ircnd toward higher qualifications for Icnchcrs. A university tirgrec for enlry to elementary school is becoming Slandard practice. Klcmonlary and secondary school teachers consti- tute Ihe largest profession in Canada, numbering about in Iflil. mergency ROADSIDE SHRINE and Raman Catholics pray of roadside shrine up in Belfast on spot where Harry ThornlO'i, a [ruck driver, accidentally shot by British sentries Saturday. EDJIOXTON (LT) Pre- mier Harry Strom will tnke the. Social Credi: election cam- ink nr, this week. Today, he moves into north- ern Alberla for tno days of electionceririK. Wilh I ho rid of Ihe "Eoeii'.l Credit mobile hcr.ii- q u a r I c r a SiM.uOO rented camper, Premier -Strom will visit 10 centres during this northern s'.int. On Wednesday, he'll carry the campaign into 1-i com- munities northeast, of Edniuii- ton and on Thursday, he'll visit eight communities, in western Alberta. Friday, Ihc premier will visil Calgary and surrounding areas before returning to lii.s home, constituency of Cypress for the weeded. BERATES OPPOSITION During the weekend Mr. Strom macio seven steps at party committee rooms in Ed- monton. Despite a llmndershowcr a crowd of more than 100 met Ihc premier and candidate Werner Sclnnidl in Edmonton Belmc.nl constituency. "I'm always Ihc premier said as be dug a plas- iic raincoat out of a briefcase. Speaking from Ihc shelter of an umbrella. Mr. Slrom lie- rated opposition leaders for ir- responsible comments about the state of Alberta's oconomv. "I recently had a wilh Ihe be.-.d of one of Can- ada's largest corporations.'' the premier "ami he in- formed me that a private study carried out for his com- pany indicated that Alberta not onh has the heallhicsl eco- nomic cliraale in Canada, hut also shows the best prospects for (be MA.NMNG JOINS l.N" Sciialor Ernest Manning joined Ihe premier for Ihc last three stops. "In my conlECIo wilh lead- Campers charged for l open fires CALGARY (CP) Superin- tendent L. P. C.milhier nt the How Hivcr liesrru' said Monday five or campers have been charged and face fines of at least Sllifl for open fires in Ihc reserve. Signs litivo boi'ii povcd at. forest gales warning Ihal nprn files are bnnni'd. Onp warden found a eampfire a camper's lent [crl. away. Oilier fires wore aban- doned. Mr. Gaulbicr said in spot fires, mosl slarlod by liglilnim: s'rikos, wore repnrlod the weekend, hul :ill wore pu'l nut or under cuntrol. ing businessmen across Ihe countr; hear exactly what Mr. kiiTjm has said.'' Ihe for- mer premier said. l'Alberla is '-'aiiaci.. s leading province and dl (he projections indicate it will remain in theat position im- r'er (he leadership of a Social Credit government." Bob Kasdng disqualified at Pan-Am CALI, Colombia (CP Boh Kasling of Lethbriclge, Alia., lost his chance for a final berth in the 200-metre individual med- ley today when Pan-American Games swimming officials dis- qualified him from his heal. The 20-year-old holder of Ihe Canadian record in the event was charged with failing to touch the end of the pool with both hands after swimming his breaststroke leg. ship plays games oil high seas HONOLULU (AP) A United Stales Coast Guard cut- ler escorted n pirated yacht back lo Honolulu today after a pursuit on the high seas that included hide-and-seek behind a squall. On board the 73-foot motor- sail krlch Kamalii were three unidentified men the coast guard says stole the vessel Fri- lic'0o of cheddar chee.sp, CAIRO (Reuter) President Anwar Sadat has renewed his pledge lo the Egyptian people that there must IK either a mili- tary or civil solution to the Mid- dle East crisis by the end of tho year. "The battle is inevitable" un- le.ss a solution is reached, he told the 230-mcmber central committee of Ihe Arab Socialist Union, Egypt's sole political parly, at a meeting Sunday. Egypt would agree lo a cease- fire of only six months while the Suez canal was cleared, bu said. But lie will not soften Egypt's terms for reopening the water- way no matter what Israle de- mands, and said Ihal during the six months Egyptian Iroops .should cross Ihe canal lo Ihc Israeli-held eastern bank. This was a precise rcslalo- menl. of Sadal's February peace initiative and his repetition at (his limn was clearly a re- minder lo Ihe I'nilod Slates, which has boon Iryinp; lo bring the Iwo parlies together, Ihal. Egypt is not prepared lo make any furlhor concessions. Sadat said IhaL if Ihc United Nalions Middle East envoy, Gunnar V. Jarring, does not reach a final solution by the end of Hie six month c e a s i r c "Egyplian Iroops will have Ihc right to liberate the land.'1 without BELFAST (CP) At least five pet sons, one of them a ycung boy, shot dead today as violence continued in bailie scarred Northern Ire- land Police said Ihe boy is be- lieved to have been shot while trying Lo throw a gasoline bomb during a clash between rioters and British troops. Another victim was a British soldier, but Lhere were no de- tails .on his dealh, or Ihe deaths of three civilian men killed dur- ing the morning. The Northern Ireland capital was still a battle zone after se- curity forces rounded up an es- timated 300 suspec'.ed terrorists under newly-announced emer- gency internment measures. BUR.V STORES, OFFICES Shootings, arson and rioling also were reported in London- derry and the border town of Nowry Army reinforcements were flown to Newry by helicop- ter after rioters set fire lo stores and offices. The bitter fighting was an ap- parent backlash to the intern- ment measure announced ear- lier in the day by Prime Minis- ter Brian Faulkner. He said he woidd sign orders for1 the deten- tion without trial of all those v.ho were thought lo pose a seri- ous and continuing threat to public order and safety. The action was clearly aimed at militant factions of the out- lawed Irish Republican Army, who have claimed responsibility foi many of the slayings, raids and acts of sabotage that have brought a total of British peacekeeping soldiers lo Ulster. Faulkner also slapped a six- month ban on sectarian proces- the cause of Roman Catholic-Protestant clashes. A Belfast police spokesman confirmed that more than 300 persons had been picked up on internment orders. The spokesman refused lo dis- close where the suspects were being held, but (here have been reports of camps being readied to take detainees. SIX-MONTH BAN Faulkner's ban on parades meant that the Protestant Ap- prentice Boys of Deny, sched- uled to march Thursday in cele- bration 'if victory over Roman Catholics in 16B3, would not be able to take to the streets. The ban is in effect for six months. Unofficial reports said those caplured today included the en- tire executive council of the Civil Rights Association if Northern Ireland, all but one leader ot the Leftisi People's Democracy, the student group that launched Bernadette Dev- lin's successful campaign for Parliament, and members of re- publican clubs. Arrested persons may be held 4o hours, and police may gel exlensioi.5 on this. Within 12 days an internment order has lo be issued or the arrested person freed. The internees are to be kept at Belfast prison on Crumliii Road. MAN-HANDLED Vancouver p m c II es police grab demonslralor Safurday n.pht ct tic-ITCH (ration m Gcstown district which proieslcd police- prcssuie on Ihe illicil drug Irade. ed VANCOUVER (CP) A mar- ijuana smoke-in protesting re- cent police pressure on the il- licit drug trade erupted into a bloody not Saturday nighl as police arrested and chas-.cl bund reds more for through the old Gastown sec- Lion. Aldermen and eyewitnesses charged police Sunday v. i'.h using excessive force in clear- ing Ihc streets of several h u ndre d demonstrators and more llian 1.000 bystanders. They called for ouLsido investi- gation cf Ihc incident by ilia at'orney-gencral's department. Fifty-four persons were charged flilh offerees ranging from obstruction of a police offi- cer lo assault and possession (if a dangerous weapon. Bail ranged from lo f 1.030, and s v 3re in cus- Sunday tm dangcr- rlicrfo1.. Twenty- '0 'hose aiTC-slcd re- I'.airs later t of (he adults lo appear in pro- Tiiree juve- c.s v.'oi-c lo appear in juvenile .'.rt. Lcuri. appearances for 13 r.o! set. v.lio wit- ?P'I pnrl ri' tht? riol after xz at, homr. ciiti- cti for being tco and sr.'ul Ihey were riot :-'o "like ivould use a rnkl pcHcc anrl dcm- lo provoke rac'i Ln' the police nioie restraint r.w! Police Irspcclor Tiohfri Ahercrombic used a loud hailcr and gave the crowd jubl Iwo minutes to dis- IIP said, then police "just ch.irpcd inlo the group." Police Chici Jolm Fisk Tras ordered lo make a full report on die dixurbaiicc by jMaj'or ffstin upppd the pricn ofllic cars- agnin, Your ro-Eig victim i.iLLAS r API A six-year- hoy found ihc knife-hacked cf his uipiiidiib along wilh a lending: 'Tvc got Ihe :ii! I'm sorry.'' Police ihey Ind lev.- clues in Ihc c.f Iton'tpo- 1'olico :'i ihc note of XHV npiiaroiilly Jcit by killor. 'Cg. that could mean trouble NEW DELHI (AP) India and the Soviet Union signed a 20-year treaty of "peaco, friend- ship and co-operation" today, in cffccl pulling Ihe Russians firmly on Hie side of Ihe Indians in their dispulc with Pakistan. Shortly after Foreign Minister Swnran Singh and So- lid Foreign Minister Andrei A. (Jiomyko signed Ihc treaty. Prime Minister Indira Gandhi said India remains non-alipied. "Our erilies may say we shifted our policy toward Ihe su- she lold a political rally. "This is not Iruc." Singh said Ihc pacl should provide "a stabilizing factor in favor of adding, "it is also a trealy uf non-agyrcs- tion." Singh said the treaty "sircnglbens our policy of non- alignment." Mi's. Gandhi said ('il is our pulley lo sIHT.pjhcn our friend- ships and this will slrcnglhei. us." The iL'-article treaty does not. commit eilher country Ui military aid aulomalic.illv In Ihe other in Ihe of an attack by n third iwlion. In- stead, Ihe key ninth article- .says: contracting pnvly undertakes lo abslnin from providing any assistance lo any third party me.ar.es in armed cnniliel. wilh Ihe other parly, "In Hie event ot either parly being lo nn atlnck ov IV high con- tracting parties shall immcdi- H'cly i-.'.icr ihlrt rmilunl cr.nsult- o, ,Vr to remove .such li.'.'ial and in lake appropriate efl.oi'iive to ensure pr.'ieo and (he security of their run.ll .MK.SN l.-nsion> Iviueen India and Pakistan UMiinlms steadily ever il.r anm's rc- of independence iniu'em.-n: in KaM Pakistan and llie fli.'.ht rl seven ivillion F.nst PakKani refuiVes lo India, Ihc Ire ily enrld s.'J the for a nrv m v.bieb i u. Mile wilh fndia and Cummunisl China wilh Paki- ;