Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 10, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta
4 THE LETHBBIDGE HFRALD Tliuntlny, February 10, 1972 Carl Roimit Pakistan opts out i-hiinc'L1.-. Uial same arc- goofi A.s lor iiiiiiii'. v. ciilih aii'l it is unlik v. ill treat lerenil1. Irian n luiice. 'Hie nffi that treated as fdn k-a.-.l until the- comes into en iiives jii'M Pakistan v, ill do tiio fi. each C'ommon- has its own policy kely that any of them Pakistanis any tlif- 'liors who seek ailmit- '-ial British position is vill continue to be citizens at :tev: Immigration Aet cct this year. The act fTence In Common- 's. loss to Pakis- 'he educational tiekl .1 v. il! no longer be ticipate in the Com- xlarship and fellow- :..ch assists in sending countries i o r as IVk.stan is concerned it odris un ;o .-ome loss but by no means an ecuV'.mcally crippling one. The economic and social problems President lihiiito is encountering could not iiav been more readily solved, by membership 11; a union which had become distaste- iu! has simply as- serted that Pak.stan has not lost its national pride-. He can hardly be blamed. Mr. Henderson's headache i A report Ilender- of w- lime lo e present Grvernment, arri'JSt'i Opposition pre- 'in part .Mr. Ik-vlc-rs'-n's tetn- Mr. Hi'nde.'son lias ask- ed, as he done previously, for an investisat.on coinmittee of some .sort lo the causes a.- to why so much waste continues year after year.1' He be- lieves that the public should know "how tiie waste who is re- sponsible and wliai v. ill be f'.on-? about it and IH..-.V it. to prevented from Taxpayers '.'.oul'i .ioublit-ss be hghicd knr.'.1.' reasons behind the .saffcs costs them ear sear. If it is not within auditor general's auth- ority to ouestion policy, he should at least be permitted to deal specifical- ly v.'itn errors in judgment and man- asement can-vine- out policy. This might make heads of government tlepartnients a litlle more cautious of new ideas they wish to plunge into without due consideration. iJut under the present set-up it's unlikely Mr. Henderson be given any more authority than he already has. So the public will just get the annual report as usual, with its lengthy list of obscure and costly projects which '.vere impractical from the starr ar.d merely .subtracted dollars from Hie gen- e-nil Battle lost llic Xationalisl Ch i n r s e foreign mini.sk-r tiie bnita] nue.stion pu: lo him rc-ccnlly -.vliut v.-as he to do about frien'isliip v.'ith nations v.bo e (jstab'ishc-d diplomatic relations v.'ith Peking'.' Mr. Chov.-'s reply v.-as fairly simple. He said first that Taivan v.'ould lo.vter relations ainons iis non-Commuiii-l friends, meaning those nation'-: v.hich have not joined the rush to rc-cosni- lion. Secondly, it v.'O'iid maintain ties v.-jth friendly Tion-f.'ommunisi coun- ines v.-Iio no1.1.' have diplomatic rela- lioii-. v.'ith Peking. And thirdly, it v. f.ji'l attempt to foster trade and 'loun.sin those Communist countries of Eastern Europe which are not in sympathy Peking. 'JTIE.-re is litlle else for the Nalion- d'i.-ts to do. but accept things a.s liiey are. unpalatable and even cruel though they may be. Tanvan has had lo over to a two-China policy lor very practical reasons. The bat- tle lost, the fight begins. The anxiety of change By Mi.-l Sp.'ickm an in ary .soc.c-iy or in i.i- stitulion, i.s ine-arahly sccompamoo by individual stress, by anxic-Ly, and a: Umes by outright Traditions innovation.! all processes ijecoint: open Lo .soruliny. cfimc nif-rc txjvirc.'-. a'vl at tirno1-, ?nd anomy ror-ul1 r-.rr- Simr-- in education. Present arc: the ressh1. of the sure knowlr.-'igr- our sodt-'v i.s being threatened by n.iproci-1! Lfl and so lar, r.ho n-'U 'if the belief ihuL can anil iriu-t done lo improve the- si; ion i-, hap- pening in many i.-, ban- ning of thfj icvojil'or! Ilia' i.-. aoo'it lo place. And the firm- P- thst i-, Lhio will ovf-r- wbolnujd, ntr.er t ii> oT parents, and Ijn- or by rlrf-rnr-. the dccren :s nr'i av.a-. MI -Miirrl.i i.- Kducahon --pr tr. in ll.o ah'-.vi In'-re v.iii he incrc.'i.scil on .sliid'-iiK lo learn, lo and In Imfl informal ion riitlifr i'i-.'.- ('i informal inn The iK-Kinnini; of li.i.; I'ruiii iiiKCAtion and U-i'an v.'illi ino puhli.sliinR of UK- Cairi-ii.n fKirf. (in l-lilucation, .Sin.i ihir univor- f.ilics have cnnlimiirl ihc inwcinr-iil hy ro- formnlatini; and l.lx1 a t lyiif of li-armnfi .sil.ualion v.-liich m.'iiiy ai-c wilh or b.'illlinr! H.-j-c is l.he which can-x-s h-.-mma, Ilic anx- icly, and the c ol Iradilion, collapse liol.h wilhin and v.-iihnni UK. M-hools I'ar- don'l. nnd'r. i.-rnl HH-IIKHI. lor .lolinny iIoc.Mi'l anj inure Ins hr.-irl packrd vilh "ho-', Kallu-r ho Icanis "why'1 and '-for what reason'1 aixl questions the standards, the values, (he non-justifiable aspects of his cuUure, He- leams to and that commodity j-; highly praised verbally and quickly de- no meed actually in our institutions. The .siUflent doesn't follow tradition, hr? qucs- hons il, he doesn't question dogma, ne smashes it. These are the only possible rcF.ulls of (Caching people to think, of letting them make their own doci.sitms, of not feeding them the answers along with the questions, even of letting them formulate the rjur.'s- The inquiry method docs utilize fcno.Uedge, but only liie knowledge Lhnt is rr-lc-vant to the student and applicable to [iroco-ss of evaluation Iho is pursuing. Within Mm school Ihc in- quiry inclhod demands changes in Inach- in smdenl-lr-achrr in m administraiivr. Ihnory. in room "ig materials, and re prrinlly. changes in l.iic of Icachcrs toward education, teaching anrl Ihcmseh'cs. Many ahrnit, Ihr-sc changes illu.stratcii by a oik- of my O'.'.n high school teachers put lo mo. ''Are von one of (hosn nuLs who bchcvc IP change .My only nrfdy i.s lo point, to (lie probk-nv; vo face. Our old wtiys produced them. Iln.v do wo solve them? And now we anxiously await 11 if Worth Commission assuming lhat morn 'iiul grealnr changes ;iro in ;-.lnrn. i.M.s report ]rf. Llw impctii: for l.hn reaction Ihn inquiry mel-liorl or uill we sen .still greater chnngo looming? Wh.'ilovcr the product, perhaps we .should all attempt lo divest ourselves of UK- alti- tudes tending lo cement us inlo our "nor- mal" nclivitics, and look on change as HIP only rrlcvanl and viable aclinly in an olhfnuH1 quickly Milmwlcd, ant existence. Thailand views Nixon trip with unease IJA K .Noun's inp to China nay V-ok !ihe a bold ontlire 10 millions of Amori- chns, hui I-1 !he ir i- n mailer of liny and large concern. I" o r Thailand security, more than. UK.', nf countiy outside may depend on hrr.v i-fiVcuvi-ly Mr. Nixon deals with and Chrju En-hi Communist Guerrilla? liave lifted ihc level of terror in ihree sections of Thailand far above v.b- v.hen I v-.as here ihree "Ii hke a bed cold that m-jch too says T.-ia- sense their fear that the ''bad cold" might be something in- curable. "The big question is v.herher China would br wilhnc to live and lei live with OIJKT coun- says Pote one of the leaders in the revised government setup. He says "all the guns, amrmminon. booby traps and cvc-n o: '.erronsts captured in Th.'i- land's nonh. noriheasr south come from Red China." There is the fragile hype that [he- visit induce Pekir.g to live and le: "live, Pole says frankly ir.ar "v.e don'i expect much from the Xixon trip." With Chinese peace- proposal 'or Kaifti >n'.i jn.-l speak of Yfur.ce.1 "ciiancc" shaken Th'.iir.i'd '.o ilio iwinl that offi- cials I'.i'iv I'.aio approached Hayioi siHTi'ily. ami Ihey have pill out a varirly of lines lo Teking. Bui they have pollen nouhcrc. Wik'ii l-'ield Marshall Thanom and his revohilion- pany oul parliament lr.5; Novemher. Ihey said it was "due 10 confusing develop- ments in the world silna- lion. There has heen a change in tl'.e international sil- duo to ihe povernnicnt o: the Prtipie's Republic ol heconins! a member o( I'N" and ei ihc Security Ciiinese in Thailaiul. V'h.i liiree million, micht mish1. he holh JTBB Jet those secret ,j im ij NU, "Why don't you try counting DemKtatie presiJential candidates jumping over a r'e.ice, instead of dc'sirtihlc ;nirl uiHlc'.sii'jihlc." 'J'liu 'Ihnis ni'i; .simply afnml Ilitil Mr. Nixon is Kiving Pckini; Hie L'xlra she needs lo wi'.-illhy, OVLM'- sttis C'hiiicsi.' toward her. Tlio ruling rcvoliilionary party here has iniljlit-ly thi'it "Commu- nisls hnvo infiitralud inlo all regions1' lliaf "if pro Coni- inunisf Chine.srj join (hem, CiniiiiHini.s-l aclivily woulrl lie increasingly violent, Uius being a very ureal danger (o Ilic sta- liilily uncl seeunly of our eoun- Iry Many Asians nurture Llie hope thai a between Uio U.S. and Peking will ease China's lii'llificrence and leave small nations out here feeling lhal their sceurily does not de- pend on U.S. military support ulndi Asians now assume will nol he forlhconiing in any evcnl. The Thais kntm- Ihc new tram of Asian thought: having U.S. ha.sc'S on soil only makes >ou a larc-el for ConimunisL al- lacks which (he U.S. no 1'mntr Mill defend you. Ycl, the Thais make it clear that they aro more than happy lo have U.S. military men (down from -W.OOU Iliree years ago) in Thailand, flying air raids against Communisls in Laos, Cambodia and North and Soulh Viclnam. Thailand wnuld ralh- ei' Ihim swilcli policies. The Nixon boclrine has not caused a colossal erosion of confidence here because mili- lan aiil lias continued to cx- crcd SiiO million a year and eco- nomic aid here has not been c-ul. people running Thailand v.'HiM '-learly prefer In operalR r-n HIP ha-ds nf I IIP lasl. a KliATO (rcal.y that in- i-nlvcd a major U.S. military presence, major U.S. aid and a I'.S. policy of containing China. they know lhal even if Nixon's Peking hosts attempt to humiliate him, the U.S. can- nol go hack lo Hie old policy. So iiiey ju.st wail, here, ncr- iniisly. lo sec what unfolds in Ihc next few (Field Knlcrprises, Inc.) Maurice TF c Report on hydroelectric project raises questions QTTAWA Tiie liy a f c r] e r a 1-pro1. iucial tasl-: forcc "n Ihe environmental of tlic James 'Rsy hydroelectric project is a peculiar documtnt produced in peculiar circumstances. IL may contain a mc'-sagc within a ine.ssagc because it is full of disquiet, although the general conclusions he described as uncnLhusiasiically ins, Dih'icullies bt-iin with the preamble, This, learn, is a preliminary study, an attempt to express the consensus of four groups subject to time re- s t r a i n t s. Accordingly. ''The t'u.sk force wishes lo nute that (the report) may contain views and judgments to which not ail members unreservedly sub- scribe." Further on we arc told that the group was "loosely consti- so loosely that it is somewhat difficult to differen- tiate between official members and people who moved in and out. There were, however, co- ordinating chairmen and there were 13 mcL-tings. The preamble emphasizes a important point. The task force dui not address n- .self Lo Lhc "From the environmental impact poinl of Letter To Editor A couple on a chilly evening two la- dn-; a class at the f-.'i.'npii- of Ihe university cif-tidcd !'i r. k ijjjrldng on the prltrr; iinrking ;n-r-ri. fijr who arc no! wiih il. much in mfiin building H-.nn f.l--r; T.VH parking N. Af- frv Ih'iv rnmn In fmd II' ranipns man li-'j'l rl'-po.'.il.c'l a parking on lln-ir car. V.'itilc: il can bo Ihey .should ;i.f official parking ioi. on of the hill and lhat I IK: uns only doing hii job. ii a com- dilemma. iJocs- in ihc approvfd placr, v.'liicli is exposed to tlu; i''nir wind., and has no plug-in and then brave the "wind tunnel1' ualbvav. ,1 co.'Aly and in many in'fkrti'.-n, rovcrrd wny v.-hiHi lal.'-. Ihn longest v.ny Ihc parking lo; ami Ihc main building, or ii'.k Ihe of tins nojinally f i t person i ii.'Is a onaiicr rnilc; walk, but 1 'i in In Mi'J.t mind -''ii a m uh vcro vvcath- often .--IK nnilxTCfl with fl -hould this project vre shi'l TM rtely that large seaic lions? action on ;h; Eiv charges v.iil result nut-t lie in advance lo T.ICTC m3'-" a i-p jaTi-c-s Eav proic-ct lin1 en.stiinp distur- lie that mis Ihji misht Ijeeome a banee in liieir mode of life.'' v.iiole point of the --e trtiiy bse-i matter if a of This .seems scarcely ade- But, in ihc group ef develop- in an ape of participa- v. iih Hie unders'andjng thai cerJvrer.c-? of were contemp-aled loiy (lemocraey (which lias decision lo ocec-d for further rr.edify been particularly reeommcnd- ready been ti-.en. I: '.'.-as o: c-jrrert; in James nnd ed lo Ihe One would possible to s'jch then. IK 1! End Bays." thmk thai government would qucs'ion': 25: Doc-5 Jorce birds: "The have conMilled them as tho ciety really not-d ir.c ZL. ihc- CMrren: EEV development fi'-.-t slep. Ifou- do Ihey fed Aro Ihert more o: the ;C'72 e international as well as civml a way of life which tho oii-'i o; ''The repercussion? bureaucrats evi- lur'ning of hames.'ing may be difficult for dc-nlly regard some dis- c-feT resources to meet Ur.-on for sturgeon and spetkied (lain? D.i they reaet positively bec's futurf of r.'stare for the moose and the. lo disintegration and aliena- For anyone interts'.ed in an But Lhere is a more lion0 rhrorjology, are c'l EC-'.-.' orosoic-d question, as (he ex- Init mailers are handled dif- fi-'.-d in thp intrryjui-tion. eareiul c' recognize. "On the bans fercnlly. First, Ilicre is Ihe po- in April of tne sho-jVI limited data lilicnl decision Ihc Indians povcrnment its rjo not aiready force can identify o.-.ly are lo be forced inlo the lab- to prrxrecd the any for trie, ecological impact of po- cralnry. Then Ihc experts, who jfct. Swondiy, in of or fc-c-j'.i'jn of s'jeh an alarming proportions srcnd pel-milled lo inquire the Quebec be significance the impact fiucstiiins, are called legislatJon eslablishing the cise of James the native population of Ihe in. handed 'ihe policy and told James Bay Development studies do not exist, .some 6.000 people, lo ascertain its effects. They poration. Follov.ing these purely political the urgency atter.di.ng the work of the force of them Indians. report, unhappily, lhat obstruction of these thing should be "done "to alle- governments in August of 1971 handed terms of reference in ifs prelirrnnar." ep-prsisal to 'he 'the Nbltaway and vialo Ihc ensuing disturbance." Eroadback Rivers) and the re- Like the moose and the water- Die tnvironmonLal be tiplorfj. But drying up of Ihe foul. Emphasizing The importance of the future detailed Ji det.jji; the plans and then- implications are reaches are substantial Indians also warrant impacts on the traditional In- mention in (able of proposed recommended in this in this way of life." sludies and aclions, e.g. pvo- Ihc authors .say; invasion of the terri- mole training proprams. sludv opportunity Lhus prf-sentr-d 3 ei'je by an alien population will Ihe leloialinn of villages, study mean that in '2f) lii'nr.ins of native cultural patterns lone icnn cffci-ls oii eulltiral "t'pl.at Iraditions. This could re- p.-il'ern.s dr. dc. project in the disintegration of the II is alni'i-.l impossible lo be- largo .sca.e natural social structure and lic-.c lhal Ihe report was se- for con.prehc-r.tr.-e alienation of communities intended (excepl pos- H i.-Jo p r o ij I c- ;r: indi-.iduals.'' bv the p.ililical (hrcdors) Sjc-h a prospect may well ap- in reassure. Wlial il is likely lo of alarming to Ihe Cree pco- evcile. ,-.nd .-iioiild cxeile. is a pil'! of Uiok.s largely are n.odified WhM does the report offer hue and c-d for sc-veral o[ .study these v.ay of positive recommen- (Herald Ollnwa Diircan) a healer] Discussion of Ihe falling enrolnienl ihere is of ot.v.-r backward UK: .seern.s for of lake inln Ihe and 'iiiii niredm- F it of ti.r. Irx-ation n.o'i The lly.wp siho'.l di- F.iiland 'of "and Ihe campii- and ll.s us se. i leleliratr-d Ihe --inng of eam- Iv iri'-finv'iii'Ti: '.'.ii-.-l "-hoot Iri'l eve Many 7] i live rn.-i v.ei-1 pi r.'Mn in ri.nnci-llnn willi ieii.1 Ihmk f-'.i'f hr-forn In this ea 1 A parly I'Mrr v ,l( Ihf ,-nid v -11 a tallies was ambuslifd er of and "Ik'..', Sim- dn-.n. lo Ihe ha- in of 11] Wl evening by Ibirly men uiio nf canipu.s v.ilh i1.-: fl.s.r.nr iatfyl fjiinrler of fire on Lhn j-ohcn car at 7, Tr.e Inis in'e. A fi.-v.- loor'- Mieli on Ihe DoiK-gM-Tyronr i "Ju iiiLji] M'liool from cerlainly ahvays and v.e -.'.ill nol venienl :md fh'- promise. o( I'lfins M-e l-'tjnllull. Onlario been n e bri'lge in or 1- (.lain lhal II, f liif- Hoy Sr-oiH lln-; winner of which inusl I'hiflden Die v.i'l In: .--u'r lo he ln'1'1 ill llns ciiy lin- l.on Inipliv, of sl.iiflenl-. li'iv "-no-i- Mi" Hi to K: :md cd lo Cjnindn's fc- present in junior dri not 2-i to ni.'ilc ;ilhli-ic. not elimmalc Hie the rcpoil uill lie walk. In ,-KMilion Iho di.slant In-calion of Ihf! v.-r-st campus will tleler all hoi. Iho most defli-r.'il'fl walkers and cyclists who found Hie eampus a fe'.v .sample I-Muary prnbli-m.s: "K.vislini: unconsolidaled riefKisil.s fsand b'irs i-le i a flyn.-iinie r-quilibriiim th.-il will be Icthbtidgc Gerald an 7lh St. K., I.dhbridge, Alberla nble in llns v.ay in a re' nil. of Ihe IIKHALD ''.O. I'roprielor.s and Publishers weal fl'-velojiinr-nl inoii by Hull. W. A. BUCHANAN lias anyone thoiifjhl of n a new dynamie (.I.V.! W.nll bridge. the river be e.slahhsbed, bill a The (.i.na.liiin IT.-.-, nnil n.nlv Nnwr.p.ir.w the university which could lie Ihi'i v.-ill be bonefieial Ai-.tmliui I....I Ihc Aiulil Ciiculnllonl CI Q W rililnr nnd I'lil'li' lirr pnrl, of HIK new Indian lo Ihe flora M. Ciinfr.il M.III.'KIIT J'ark anil river bollom ramiol. hi- pn'dieled I'll 1 If.C. ,AW MAY o e 1 1 in a lie V.M 1 rir.u K, ll.r, In Mil- llupi-rt Hay IILRAIIJ rURVI.S 'Illl. .SOU III"