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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 8, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta 36 THE UYHBRIDGE HERALD Wcclncitlny, Dncombcr B, 1971 INDIAN CONVOY Indian in and troop curriers, ore silhouetted against tiie dust of ihf.ir vohicles os they move about the- East Pakistani Sown of Darsana. Tin' Irish crisis tougJa ship and t'li1 e'lver- inti wh.'it continues to h'j an explosive TH'us are add- ing the trkiN (if the many joiirn.'ilisls iiiul gathered here from round the uoi'ld to rcpnrL the North- ern Ireland crisis. f he ''-Id I'.iurnaiistu' solidarity ween reporters from Britain and tho.se fn.mi the Irish lias bo jam to shew signs of under the impact of the tragic events in Ulster. One broadcaster from the republican south alleged tn a Canadian visitor that RrhiMi journalists been hdping the security forces wilh infor- mation a charpe which, on the face of it. .seems highly .improbable. Ilepf'ttrs i' o in Hrjiish have played an role in assert 1112 such rights that of ;i journalist to keep his sources secret, a policy particularly to maintain vhcn infonnaiion must be garnered from the army and Us insurgent enemies in a situation of near-: ivil war. A Dublin spokesman ciated with the underground Irish Republican Army indi- cated that the allegation of British jeurnaliMie collusion the security authorities derived originally from disclosures about IHA running published by a ra- tional (Icily in London. The disclosures coincided with the discovery of a plane loaded with v.-eapons at Amsterdam airport. THHEATS Kvcn representatives i-i" lib- eral papers like The Guard- ian, normally more retentive to rebel arguments than their cons or ceuntorpnrt.s, are not immune from 11I.A re- sentmenL S i m o n The Guardian's man in Belfast, re- calls what happened after ho had named i n d i v i d u a 1 s thought by T'Nter sources to be connected uith the IHA. "One man about whom 1 wrote now is in Kong Kesh i internment campt and Ins family believed, for a t.hat I had (old the army about the Guardian corre- spondent said in a published article. "I was made acutely a of my probable life expect- ancy during the few fol- lowing his and i! was a moderately intimidating expe- rience.'1 But the Briiish Army 'is no less keen lo have us do 'our Winchester went on, He wrote of an official in the army's intelligence office. who .suggested th.'it reporters inevitably learn a deal about poisons :ho sreuriiv forces uani to in connection the Ulster troubles. "Dui'l think duly tu Irll us ;i [tit ahuiiL them'-' Hie army official rt- ninrkcd (o ihc Otiardi'in IT- porler. Winchester unite: "I made an ,i.s ilu-v i-ay, and left. This is Ihe pi; of insidious pressure, e.i.sv to take hut difficult In deal to uhich arc all prey." The whole idra censorship in lister uas voiced by .some of the Mi's at- tending a meeting in London b e t w o c n liaim nt.n'i. ns from ihe tive ;iJH! Ss-i'ic- lary licgmald !n reply. con- ttndrd there was no gen- eral .-iipp.irt fii" the idea and In- warned thr' Mi's that any- ihir.s of thix kind uoukl be "a lo lake. L a I e r. C'arrin2ton. Bream's minister, oiit gnvern- JiKMif-iiriposed in "II. to me i! is up to eciiicrs ;.nd radiu and televi- in inakL1 up their v is the right AJIMY For his part, rditor-in-chief David ('hinn of Ihe Press As- socialinn. main mesliu iU'v. s .-aid bo say U-r. i dun I this coming from the i Iiarold Wiison a faci-findinp i'iur of Northern Ireland witli t'ii1 same impression. The army. Wilson found, is to any censor' cf cr press re- Many (.f u! British covcr- rioter have- bren con- c Ti'fd with the re- jioris filed from Xorthern Ire- land hy llv- Briiish Broadcasting Corpora- The News Loiier, a Belfast m o r n i n g reflecting Prciesiant (ijiinion in Vlster, commented that few residents of Northern Ireland would eonsiuc.T (he BHC's handling of Noi'thcrn Ireland nous of the highest quality." "If. on occasions, there bavc been lapses, these do not de'raci in subs! ant in I mea- sure from that standard.'' the -News Letter added. The paper joined in Ihe op- poMtion to censorship hut a r g ue d ;N well TV slinuldn'l alhiw ii-df "to In- come a medium tiitn by propaganda -oriented riders or terro-ists." IIUTKI.S CLOSK On lioman Catiiolic Falls Road in central Belfast. ihe very suggestion of censor- ship as voiced in Conservative circles was sv.iltly interprutwl ..s nnirif that the Army iis propaganda v.ar uith tl'e" IKA. see. ihov're so desper- ate I hoy now want to censor >ou." a Canadian rcnni-ter v.a.s fold bv an angrv civilian busiiy sorting gifts denaifd by Catholics lor Ihe mtcnn'e.s currenllv held Lonu Lcsh. But 'jiiite apar! inim Ihe censor-hip issue, (i.arnaii-t-- in Belfast have run up against al k-aM one other major problem ro.sultiii- from the t ronomic downturn which followed the i li.'e lu'i e. Had bikini---. IM-- -a the IVMI central iw of Much .served ;i.s a p'.-'ce tnr and a cru- ''i.' I t'ni'lmi "lips'" ahoul nls Iliroughoiil Us- ter butd'i-.Mi of ibis coinlii- I'-': 'ii make- I. ill l.ii Hi' I" Jrlt JUDO-STYLE TERRY ROBES AND (vlATCHiiVIG SOCKS washable terry in ficyal Blue. GrEen or Vtllow with contisst-crjlour lipels aarj belt. OIIB size litsall. a t e CABINET DART SETS Includes Muck rl.v! v< riarts, Scoreboard. SATURDAY 9 A.M. TO 10 FREE Co'cring Doolcs cite! Conciy for the Itiddiss! CHRISTMAS SHOFPEKC' HOU TUESDAY, DEC. 14th THRU TO TIIUSSCAY, DSC. 23rd 9 A.M. TO 9 P.M. FRIDAY, DEC. 9 A.M. TO 6 BREAK ACTION 177 CAL. i AIR RIFLE j Rilled barrel, hand i nirihed wood stock. I UUal. JETTORCH PROPANE FUEL REPLACEMENT CYLINDERS "POLAROI COLORPAC Ci m IU KITTI TISSU In iln .ill tel 13 cjsisr anil 10 III of absnrtat. ctlcur lit! j jisls blue cmmcllcil kilty liller.fasily Open 9 n I 1 a.m. lo 9 p Scilur tiny nncl Monilciy 9 ti.iu. In 6 ,.1 Pi-t '1 linn I., Occ 23. 9 n.m. In 9 p.m. 3J8-8171. ;