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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 9, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta 12 THE IETHBH1DCE HERALD Wednesday, May 9, Air discounts examined OTTAWA (CP> The Cain- sponCbman Mi'l 'lucs- dian trans-poit o is examining a conipUn thatpio-1 H- t Uc is posed changes to a atr t-heok-ng to tec hov much u e fare program cou'dentol hoi'- made of the Dr- ou.H >0 "i America laic p.o- of" visitors to Canada a com- 1 gram operated bv dome-tic air day arrangements fei iiimdieds, STSIL SELLING FOR LESS! STERN'S CUT-RATE FURNITURE 314 3rd Street S. Phone 327-3024 carriers Tins to discover bi-Tiifcant the s a U ho main p >oplc uld Iv affected b> changes. Cii ada and CP Air Slid thc% to restrict the 50 nci -cent discount c i flights Canada to pass'ngeis, vho a-rued i'i the country on mteiTa'ional flights operated by Atr Canadi or CP Air Toe spokesman said the com- mission is aviarc of only complaint about the proposed Lhangeb Dennis Ilmchhffe. op- eiator of HMC Travel Ltd. of Ni-gara Fal's Ont, has pro- tested to Prime Minister Trudeau. The changes would take effect May 16 unless refused or al- tered by the transport commis- ISRAEL: A Flame Rekindled III. "Next Year in founder of Zionism, looked io Palestine as a home for a from and a center for ihe development of a nation. REMEMBER MOTHER ON HER DAY, MAY 13 Right on the dot mach- ine was'nabie cotton wrap around blouse wnh short frilly sleeves Choose from navy or red Sizes 38 to 44 Each 13L3 1 V Polyester and cotton blazer with open collar and lab trim As sorted checks m red, lila'" or na Sizes 8 to each I long cardigan made of acrylic with decorative qold bu'tons White, pink pow- I dor, navy or beige Tt A I Sizes S-M t. each U.OO The ruffled wrap-around blouse top of the fashion. wing sleeve stylo made of aceiate and polyester. Selected prints in sues 10 to 18 each JJJLLJJL Adjustable shoulder strap hand bag with 3 compart- ments Simulated leather in white only Q Jt Each O.O4 Junior shoulder bc-g with 3 compartments and zippers Simulated leather in white only. f Each BJ 31 Cool and casual polyester and cotton baggy pants with zipper fly fro-t and fake cuffs Blue, pink or green checks. Sizes 7 to 15. pair V_____ 10.83 Washable 100% polyester rib stitch pant with flare leg and fake cuffs. Black, navy or grey mist. Sizes 12 to in 20. pair IV. Lady'., pull on panis node of ourtelle Doubieknit with 2 waistband and mock cjffs Navy, Grey or Black. A QO V.OO Sizes 10 to 18 pair A Canadian made simulated leather bag With double handles, inside and outside peck" s. White only Each Simulated leather shoulder bag With z ppei top and side poc- ket. Black, navy, ion or white. Each Open Daily 9 a m. to 6 p m Thursday and Friday 0 a.m. to 9 p m. We reserve the Right To Limit Quantities. COLLEGE SHOPPING MALL 2025 Mayor Magrath Drive DEPARTMENT STORES A DIVISION OF THE FW WOOLWORTH CO The uhole plan is in its essence perfectly simple Let: the sovereignty be granted us over a portion- of the globe large enough to satisfy the rightful requirements of a lion; thf. rest ne shall manage for oursehcs. Herzl, m For nearly jears Jews a G 'apart. Although they became citizens of some nations and lued oppressed and beleagurcd in others, they clung to their faith. They endured. "Into this said a manifesto of a Ziom-L group in 1882, ''we took nith us, of all our glories, only a spark of the fire and this little spark kept us alive the toners of our enemies crumbled into dust And this spark is again kindling and shine for us, a true pillar of fire going before us on the road io Zion." Zion! The Promised Land. It vas the ist Theodor Herzl, who might be called the Tom Paine of Zionism, ivho pointedly established the Zionist concept: that the Jews, all Jews, should once more return to Palestine. In 1897, he wrote in his diarv, ''Todav I founded the Jeui-h state. Today, many would laugh at those '..ords but in frve >ears in 50 understand this." And in 50 jeais, almost to the day, nearly everyone did. Herzl was endowed with such personal mag- netism that he could attract, penetrate and arouss people with great enthusiasm. Zionism, for this onp-time Vipnnese cjmc who nearly bcrame a Christian, was not to be a trickle of individual Jews returning to Palestine but a mass moie- ment of farmers, workers, entrepreneurs, scholars and intellectuals. In 1897 he organized the first Zionist Congress in Basel, Switzerland, of which the world at large took little note. But the poor, the ignorant, the orthodox flocked to his banner. Although Herzl was to die at 41- in 1501, the seed he planted took root. The Zionists began to redeem Palestine by land for Jewish settlers. Before 1880 there had been some 12.000 Jews in Palestine, mostly the pious AS ho had cornp tr> be buried in the Holy Land. B) 1948, Zionists had purchased acres of desert land, had settled Jews, had founded 233 villages and had planted fne million trees on once barren soil. World War I nearly killed the Zionist ment. Britain had hoped the Ottoman Turkish empire, which controlled the Middle East, would enter the war on the Allied side, but instead it chose the Germans. Anv Palestinian Jew sus- pected of Allied sympathy was hanged; some were deported, and Zionism itself was declared illegal. The Arabs, who also suffered under the Turks were guaranteed certain Middle Eastern terri- tories by the British if the Arabs would revolt against the Turks, which they did under the famed Lawrence of Arabia. This British guar- antee, known as the McMahon correspondence, helped set the stage for the continuing Arab- Israeli conflict which was to come. Some historians have noted the irony in ihe fact that had the peoples in the Middle East dc- their own societies without the interfer- ence of outside powers, the area may have known what peace was like. But this was not to be. "A Gijt of Words." Interpreting the neivs: Israeli military parade exposes vital weakness Bv DAVE THOMAS Canadian Press Staff Writer Israel owes its first 25 years fo its army but even its mili- tary commander won't guaran- tee the Jewish state's security bcyor.d this decade Defence Minister Moshe Da- jan said recently that the Is- j aeh forces can count on un- challenged superiority over their Arab enemies until 1980 hut. in one sense, their exhibi- tion of power at independence celebrations Monday exposed a vital weakness. The screaming flypast over conquered territory was per- formed by Fiench-madc Mirage fighters and American Phantom jets, vhilc many of the tanks rumbling through Jerusalem v.ere refurbished Soviet ma- chines, captured in the 1967 six- day var v'hich more thin quad- rvpleJ Israeli-controlled terri- tory Observers My time and moncv arc working against Is- rael in its arms race with the encircling Arab states and as long as it relies on foreign weapon supplies its long-term futuie is shaky Trained men and women ard the latest equipment now give Israel its proven hegemony over the Arab military world but that supeiiority costs 30 per cent of the national budget Its citizens aie not only among the best trained in the world, they also are the most heavily taxed. The Arab states, on the other hand, grow more and more wealthy from their oil revenues and can more easily keep pace with the escalating costs of so- phisticated weaponry. Oil will cot only provide money it could give the Arabs increasing political influence their denendcnt customers, such as the United States. It seems inevitable that Arab leadeis will exploit the energy situation by demanding a weakened American support of Israel in return for a moie at- tractive petro'eum deal. Although Israel's resourceful domestic arms industry is buildirg a home-designed ict fighter pud an mis- sile, experts say Israel will re- main reliant on American will- ingness to sell arms for some time Understandably it is wor- ried about the new mood of eco- nomic self-interest in Washing- ton It was such a mood that was partially responsible for France's sudden chift in the Middle East when it stopped de- livery to Israel of a fleet of Mi- rage fighters and began selling them to Libya instead. MUST THINK TWICE Any major oil buyers would have to think twice before cut- ting off supplies to the Arabs. If the Soviet Union, for example, decided to provide the Arab ar- mies with ground-to-ground missiles, the important superi- ority of Israeli soldiers and pi- lots might be reduced by a small group of skilled tech- nicians. Scattered missile cites pro- tected by the efficient Soviet anti-aircraft rockets already in- troduced to Middle East would deny Israel the ability to repeat its spectacular 1967 de- struction of enemy air power. David Ben-Gurion, the 86- former prime minister v, ho declared Israel an inde- pendent state May 14, 1948, told celebrants that peace cannot be expected soon "I hope there will be peace, and in eiEjht. 10 or 12 there will be because the Arabs need it badly, but, for the time being, there will net be peace If, however, the Arabs do not need peace because of their wealth ?nd power in the 1980s, Isiael mictfil then be even fur- ther away from peaceful secur- ity than it is now. ;