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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 23, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta 36 1H5 lETHBIMDCE HERMR Thursday. Marth J3. 197? iolenl quarrel over situation Radio voice of (aces shutdown ASCI1KISSON l.omlon OljM-rver Servici1 I vert Communist regimes., but this approach was severely _; modified after iDoli. when Radio i WHS charged, jus- agcd the Hungarians to take up I arms against the Russians. CAl TIOIS POUt Y I ONDOX The violent qunr-j id OVC.T the future of Radio j '.J. Europe, towbecl off by Sen itor SV i 11 i a m Firtbright's proposal that the United Slates should cut iff its funds, has Iw- con.t? n sort of bar-room brawl for intellectuals of the entire Western uorki. Not for many years have so many prominent men called so many other prominent men or "soft on Com- or "incurable Cold Radio Free Europe, which broadcasts to Eastern Europe, and Radio Liberty, winch broad' to lourmilisls and academics what Polish patriotic interests in the and limitations are, havo eslab- Tliose who are protesting I Hslied a soi't of symbiosis of a against tSie close down of the very unofficial kind with (lie siaiiims which will happen in Warsaw leadership, although U June if no further money Since then, the policy of both si at ions has been more cau- tious. In principle, they claim to provide Eastern Europe and tine Soviet Union with objective world news and with news by the Soviet and East about events within the listen- prtan governments, is in voted by the U.S. I hat lhe Cold is still very much n maier'ats ond Plus .5-ycar guor- Deluxe Kenmore wringer All-in-one dryer M.lb. rlothei Slainliit JICBt I'j Super ogitator Sofe Mop, wrfngRr rolUri Avitcrmalic drain oumr> MOW 9 Comport. Eaiy (o stora cway 12-lb. elothel capacity ond at lama t'rmf. l.S nln and 5'miri. 2-woy impeller action Automatic pump drains tub in 2 min. Democrats privately wisii 1 bardment. ____ i The principle here would be :ie "nationalization" of the sta- ions. Their vulnerability comes rora their pseudo intcrnation- 1 status. Most East European nations operate multi language j sternal broadcasting stations j which are extremely critical I and sometimes hostile about the nterual affairs of Western na- tions, but these stations are the ifficial voices of the States in vhich they stand. The decision ibout RFE's future should he an American decision, in no vay involving other Western countries, and, it is said, if it s to continue it should do so as an unmistakably American ra- dio station based in the United States. The other possibility, which ihould be confronted by those vho deplore the threat to RFE md Radio Liberty in their presen form, is that the exter- nal broadcasting of Western us- Jonal stations should be stepped up as a substitute. There is something disingen- uous about lamenting the fate of RFE if the lamenter is not >reparcd to argue that his own country should provide extra money to bring the East Euro- Kan services of the BBC, the French ORTF or the West Ger- man Deutsche Welle up to a similar volume of program- ming. AH three are starved of funds, although their reputation 'or detachment especially that of the BBC external ser- vices is usually higher than that of the American or Amer- ican-financed stations. It is a condition of European security today, whether the Russians and Americans like it or not, that no Government may use either force or inflam- matory propaganda to foment a violent change of regime in an- other country. Within thai lim- itation, there is no reason why the radio stations of countries with different social systems should not describe and criti- cize each other's societies. There will always be protests; some Governments have thin- ner skins than others. But if obvious targets like the "inter- national" status of Radio Free Europe and Radio Liberty were removed, this would become a custom which both halves o! Europe might eventually learn to live e STORE HOURS: Open Doily 9 n m. to p.m. ThunHny and Frittoy 9 o.m. lo 9 p.m. Centro Village. Telephone 328-9231 Benefits climb OTTAWA (CP) Unemploy- ment insurance benefits paid in January totalled Sllffl.9 million, S102.4 million in December and million in January last year, Statistics Canada reported Tuesday. The increase was due in part tr> higher benefit rates provided under a revision of the Unem- ployment Insurance Act that came into effect last December. Poland cleclion WARSAW (AP) Poland's] limited-choice election Sunday j produced the same power ratio] in parliament that was elected three years ago, a government spokesman said Tuesday. The Communists dominate w'th 255 seats, the Peasant party comes next with 117 and the Demo- crate trail with SO. There also are 49 non-party members in the WO-scat parliament. restored By HUnil DAVIDSON KIRKWALL, Scotland (CP) A world-wide appeal has been launched for to restore St. Magnus Cathedral j here, an 834-year-old edifice steeped in history but beset by damage and decay. Viking-built St. M a g n u s, known as the Westminster Abbey of the bleak Orkney Is- lands ofC Scotland's norttem tip, is not only an architec- tural treasure but B direct link with the era when the Norwegians ruled the region, Haakon IV, last of tJw Nor- wegian sea-kings, was laid out before the altar of the cathe- dral after he died here on his horns following defeat by the Scots in an invasion of the mainland in 12M. There is a tradition that the seven-year- old Staid of Norway, who died at sea in while on her way to be married to Prince Edward of England, was in- terred temporarily there. The Vikings wore still sail- Ing from Orkney harbors in spring and autumn raids on the adjacent British Isles wlien St. Magnus was founded as a Roman Catholic institu- tion. It was dedicated to a Norwegian holy man who was martyred, for reasons unclear now, on the Orkney isle of Egilsay. SKULL GASHED His bones. wit.h an axe wound in lhe skull, lie there. So do those of his nephew, Rognvald, built the origi- nal church as a shrine dedi- cated to Magnus. Rognvald had men quarry red and yellow standstone from the Orkney cliffs. He sent to Durham, 300 miles away, for masons who created polychrome effects that to this oay glow with warmth aijd light on a summer evening. After belonging to Norway for aboirt six centuries, the Orkneys were ceded to Scot- land in 1463 and the cathedral became the private property of Scottish King James ITT. It escaped the fury of those who destroyed Catholic churches duririg (he Reforma- tion of the IGth century. Build- ing went en through the Nor- man and Gothic periods hut, though the Norman touch is particularly strong, it remains (he monument in the tfnilcd Kingdom to the Scandinavian influence, ROYALTY WORSHIPS Since fhe Reformation, Si. Macnus has been the Church of Scnl 1 and's p nr i sh church for Kirkwall and lhe central shrine of (he islands. On occa- sion, members of tbc Royal Family have in if. Over the centuries Kirkwallt vil h a pornil at ion nf on! y has strainer? its finances to maintain lhe building. Money from many srjirces has been devoted to its tip- keep. As far hack as 1691, male- factors had been sentenced to bring sandstone from another island for repairs. A wealthy sheriff of Orkney left his for- tune In finance a full-scale restoration earlv this century. GSFMi Funny Ih ond loh of them, ilage nr 'Hii Solurdoy. Susan rtgs in fronl of foollighti o the horror of aclors, muskior.i and e not plonnfld. In Weekend Moqonnft Corson lells of mcmoroblfi Gfeol night ihey buried Ophelia IN YOUR IETHBRIDGE HERAtO WEEKEND MAGAZINE Fiosco Momenti, including th AND the Monk. Get into an excit- ing high 'profit in- dustry. .become a dealer for ALL POWER SPORTS (1972) LTD. The outdoor power sports, recreational and leisure time industry has thegrea test profit potenlial of any In Canada todayorfortto years ahead DEALERSHIPS ARE NOW AVAILABLE FOR Al- 8ERTA, SASKATCHEWAN, N.W.T., BRITISH COLUM- BIA AND THE YUKON. 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