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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 16, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta I G Wednesday, February 74, 1972 THE [ETHBRIDGE HERAIO 35 rowng ARRESTED Valery I. Markclov, .12, a Hussian translator employed by the United Nations in the U.S., is shown. Tlic FBI said Mal'kc- Inv uas arrested sliordy a f (f. r obtaining clarified documents about tlie U.S. N'avy's new F-14A jet fighter plane. Young people taking to Peronism The former parly cliicf, Jorge I againsl Ilic foreign arriliatcs Pnludiiio, was net obsequious j thai dominate the economy and that cost him his Argentina's biggest private joli. J'oron was lold his deputy firms have names like Fiat, By JAMES NKILSON London Ohsi'rviT Service I meeting with the heating huge drums and the ciian'.ini slogaas and the promise of re- demption through the leader. PHACTJCM, POLITICS BUENOS AlfiES J'mmisin is one of Ihc oddest, political plienomena of modern times. Il is not merely (hat a Uilin _____ American version of llii' popu. the plane of pracliral poll- lisi. movements (if Km-ops's t'c's. and its spokesmen arc con- was attracting a considerable thirties has persislcd, even grown in strength in tin1 .seven- tics, for by all the rules of Hie game Juan Peron should ln> a discredited man. By the time he was ignommi- The movement also functions following of his own, and dk missed him without explanation. Campora exulted over Paladi- no's downfall by labelling him "a political corpse." fident it will win the Mareli 197.1 elections if they are held. There is, however, a widely held suspicion that the Peron- j isls would not be lob unhappy if elections did not talte place, m. ously removed from pcnu'i there is no guarantee Iliey would actually win enough voles to rule. The threat of their 1055 he had brought lus once wealthy country to the brink o[ bankruptcy. He escaped boinq power, untested, enahles them tried for statuory rapf, liji lo play a major role in Ihc na- brhavior Ihe (hen U-vcur-: 'ion's affairs by pulling pres- old Nelly Rivas only because sure on the weak military Cov- he lied the country." But (mu emmenl of General Alejandro Ford and Coca Cola. FACTIONS HOSTILE Poronist factions are feroci- ously hostile lo each oilier Their disputes are settled by bullets and bombs. Murder is Much Peromst infighting con-1 commonplace At the end of corns just woo has Peron s ear. j January 1972 some cldcrlv Jus- Tlie stream of letters and lape ,icialisl p0lilican, wcrc forced recordings sent across the At-1 to resign membOTS of lantie by L) Luler often bo- yollU] momtlellt accused come opaque and contradictory. Peron has perfected what local third of the Argentine people Lantisse. This role would be remained loyal to him 10 .sharply reduced if (hey found this day. themselves trailing another pol- Percnism. which glories in a i parly, rhetcric praising loyally lo [he Peron, in far away Madrid, leader and shoulder-to-shoulder; is the movment's ur.dispu'ed fi- camarEderie v.ith Ih: "prepic." gurclicad. Bui in Argentina it- m i lains much of its appeal self a consent struggle is going by meaning all things In all: on I'ftr Ihc position of deputy men. It is a banner flaunted: leader. The .lusticialist Party, by revolutionary Maoisis and as the Feronists are knov.Ti be- comforlable middle-class rcfor- j cause the law forbids any party mists, and has recently become i having the name of its leader, fashionable among Ihc young.! is on hostile terms with the Like other mass movements trade unions who feel they rep- explciLs the yearning lo "lie- i resent the mainstream of Per- br.g" of Ihe chronically in-: onLsm. Peron's current dsputy secure middle class and Ihc nat-: is Hector Campora, a scme- j ural resentments of (he work-, what colorless ex-dentist whosn ers. A Peionist mcetiiiB i< servility to bis master is absol- much like a religious revivalist 1 ule. analysis call a "pendulum" swinging his support first behind terrorist groups lhat his name, then he- hind (hose who support some sort of agreement with the gov. ernmertt, Ihen behind the them of killing one of their comrades This infighting pre- vents any one man gelling too powerful. !l also keeps the gov- ernment guessing and, hope- fully, expands (lie range of con- c3S3ions In'j government may be prepared to offer. For all the complicated ap leaders, at jis disposal, Feron- ism cannot long survive Ihe death of its elderly leader, who bellicose trade union then behind parly chiefs who urge caution. As well as the trade unions i is now 7G. It still ssems inl- and the JiBlieialist Party likely that win. ever re- which is itself divided inlo lo bring Ihc nation (ogjLb- Women's party and a Men's j cr and lend the "people" into party, not to speak of a vocal tbe promised land, but this youth movement Peronism incorporates an association grouping thousands of small businessmen. The Confedera- tion General Economica was created by Peron to bal- merely contributes to the move ment's messianic force. The of- ficial position is that all Peron has to do is to apply at the nearest Argentine consulate, get his passport, buy a ticket and ance the trade unions that he i climb aboard a plane. He has had built up. It is now headed J- by the millionaire industrialist Jose Gelbard. The CGE strid- ently demands state protection shown no inclination to do this, although some of his support- ers maintain that he u'ill re- turn this year. GUAFTD DUTY Keri stands guard duly ol Toronto Inlernaiional Airport brothers Stephen, 5, and Bobby Wrighl, 7, of Fort Erie Ont., catch up on their sleep while waiting for their grandparents ro arrive from England. A combination of aircraft engine problems, weather and radar lechmcians slrike stretched oul the wait. iVBH SIKTftlT ON SALE AT OUR 326 7th STREET and COLLEGE MALL LOCATIONS ONLY WHCLE STOCKS LAST! BOTH STORES OPEN EVERY MONDAY Out they go! All the tag ends of fall and winter stocks gathered from our many stores plus odds and ends of carry over spring fashions from our warehouse! They're clearing at prices that are ridiculously low! We simply must move these oul to make room for new spr arrivals. So be on hand at opening tomorrow for the pick of the lot! DOOR-OPENING SPECIALS ON SALE THURSDAY MORNING UNTIL STOCKS ARE 10 ONLY (in each Lefhbridge location) FORTREL PANT SETS (sl.'ghlly soiled, bul great buysl