Internet Payments

Secure & Reliable

Your data is encrypted and secure with us.
Godaddyseal image
VeraSafe Security Seal

Lethbridge Herald Newspaper Archives

- Page 33

Join us for 7 days to view your results

Enter your details to get started

or Login

What will you discover?

  • 108,666,265 Obituaries
  • 86,129,063 Archives
  • Birth & Marriages
  • Arrests & legal notices
  • And so much more
Issue Date:
Pages Available: 62

Search All United States newspapers

Research your ancestors and family tree, historical events, famous people and so much more!

Browse U.S. Newspaper Archives

googlemap

Select the state you are looking for from the map or the list below

OCR Text

Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 6, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta Wednesday, June 6, THE LETHMIDGE HEKAlO 33 Puritan upsurge snips away at Asian films, books By CHRISTOPHER PR1TC1JETT SINGAPORE (Reuter) All over Asia, censors have grabbed their scissors and pens and are snipping away at anything that looks the least pornographic or violent. The result is films that have no apparent story and books and magazines with whole pages missing or blacked out in a sudden upsurge of puri- tanism throughout the whole region. Only Malaysia has fairly liberal censors. But what they allow through would hardly cause cybrows to be raised In the West. For centuries the West has regarded Asia as "wide open" and this common belief still brings tourists to the area in search of the at least a taste of the fruit they regard as forbidden back home. An Asian can still talk in terms that can make western- ers drool in anticipation, or frighten him away by the sheer audacity of it all. For the main difference be- tween East and West remains the personal participation re- quired in Asia and the titilla- tion or voyeurism of the West. It is the Western attitude that Asians find repugnant. Why look at blue movies for sec- ond-hand thrills when you can personally indulge in private? FAMILY TIES CLOSE The new trend of censorship is mainly the result of inde- pendence from the West for the whole of Asia. What was good enough for colonial civil servants, who made the origi- nal laws, is no longer permit- ted by new governments striv- ing to find their own national identities. Western moral decay, West- ern social pollution and aping the West are common phrases heard in Asia these days. Asia wants Western technol- ogy and ideas but not a break- down in the close family way of life that Asians believe to be cleaner and purer than anywhere else. This division of cultures can cause major problems. A Singapore government minister recently commented that the republics English-ed- ucated half did not mind watching a bit of sex on the even expected it they abhorred violence. VIOLENCE ACCEPTABLE The Chinese-educated on the other hand were shocked even to see a couple holding hands but adored extreme violence such as the popular sword movies where blood flows freely, heads and limbs fly in all directions and the good guys always beat the bad guys. Both sex and violence havt now been banned from Singa- pore screens although Chinese-style unarmed com- bat has the West of all places. Another factor reinforcing Asia's puritanism appears to be news reports from China on the lean and simple life of the mainland Chinese. China exerts a strong emo- tional tug for many Asians, not only Chinese, and they re- gard it as a country of strong moral principles. S A FEW AY Town House Oven Style.............................14-fl. oz. tin Town House Canada Choice.........................19-fl. oz. tin Lucerne Assorted Flavours......................16-oz. net wt. ctn. Jello Assorted Flavours.........................3-oz. net wt. pkg. ET BISCUITS Peek Frean 8 Flavours 6 8 oz. net wt. pkgs. to Mix or Match........... For That Satisfying Flavor Serve Safeway Brands of Tea Coffee! Safeway All Purpose Grind 1 Ib. pkg...............Special COFFEE T Lucerne 16-oz. net wt. jar Canterbury Orange Pekoe Pekoe 120 bag pkg.............Special Airway 10-oz. net wt. jar .09 1 Household Needs r Truly Fine, asst. colors 180-2 ply, 2 roll pkg. Special 299 20-1 b. box Sunlight.........32 fl. oz. btle. 7.99 And These At Extra Savings! Detergent Powder Liquid Detergent Oven Cleaner Liquid Bleach iu3 mM. i %K VIIil Drano, industrial strength 36 fl. oz. btle. Qv Sandwich Bags ioobOBron 65P Green Assorted Peas I or Cream Style Corn I Taste Tells Canada Choice 14-fl. oz. tin I Jifoam Aerosol 14-oz. net wt. tin J Serve Fresh Dated Cheeses From Safeway! -------0 Cheese Slices Cheese Spread Cheese Slices Lucerne individually wrapped process Canadian New at Safeway 16-oz. net wt. pkg. Lucerne Process................ 16-oz. net wt. jar 15 0 Safeway Prices CHEESE Lucerne cottage dry curd. 2-lb. bag..... LUNCH MEAT Kam 2 flav- ours 12-oz. net wt. tin CRYSTALS TANG Orange Pkg. of net wt. COFFEE Maxim instant freeze dried l O7 4-oi. net wf. JUICE Realemon Lemon 25 fl. oz. btle. O7C CEREAL Kelloggs Request Pack 6-oz. net wt. pkg. MACARONI Roma B.C. or Spaghetti Long, 5-lb. box METRECAL liquid, S flavors 8 fl A oz. tin for COOKIES Metrecal diet lemon or cinnamon snap i rtO 6-oz. net wt, pkg. I Mr SHAKES Metrecal 3 flavours 3.38-3 49 oz. Aft net wt. U COFFEE Brim Instant Decaffinated 1 n F 4-oz. net wt. Jar ONION RINGS Leo D'Or Batter Fried, frozen 14-oz. net wt. pkg..... Lucerne Canadian Process, individually wrapped New at Safeway.........8-oz. net wt. pkg. GOOD VALUE DIAL SOAP Pkg. of 4 bath bars VALENCIA ORAM Cooking Canada No. 1 2 39 e New green Canada No. 1 Ibs. Potatoes Carrots Calif. New White Canada No. 1 California New Canada No. 1 3 45 Fresh California Canada No. 1 PI 11 ItlC California Fresh Red Beauty ril_ Tony FROZEN FOOD BUYS potat0es 2.Ib bgg Peach PieE Strawberries Orange Juice OZt and these at extra savings UAIIflh Rhodes white or 100% whole wheat Pkg. of 5-Mb. 16-01. ntt wt. pkfl. 77' ;