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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 3, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta 4 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD Novcmhcr 3. 1971 Who will help Miy. Gandhi? Kvents 'ii Ihe I'X and reaction to llhtam's enlry mm headlined the news in recent Perhaps now I'niue .Minister Indira Caiulhi, ill India, who has been tnur- iii'.; centres anmnd ilie world Iryin" help ior her beleaguered country, come in tor the atten- tion she richh deserves. The situation could lead to a shooting war on the Indian border Kast J'akislan grows worse ev- ery day and so far there is no soin- lio'n in' Border patrols bv Ihe ai'e an temporary an-' swer country. other than Russia lias come forth with a deinnle prom- ise of aid to India. 11 must be em- that India is no! respon- sible for the -iiuation which sent nine and a half million frightened., sick. half starved people pourmL! across her She did not foment Ihe Iroiible. but she is a victim of it. It may be impossible to control the fierce anger ill llaitgla Desh lhat threatens to erupt into iull scale war any day. If Mrs. Gandhi doesn't come home with some furl her prom- ise' of support not just the empty toothless ones lhat have been given her to dale the threat of war will no longer he a threat. H will lie a realilv When the Chinese representatives arrive in New York this must be the first question lo be discussed in the I'N Assembly. It will be lo China's credit if she'can use her new influ- ence and power in the cause ol peace and justice for Hie oppressed. It is a magnificent opportunity lo demon- strate her sincerity and humanity and it would afford her a propagan- da advantage she can hardly afford to ignore I'lic is bleak su.-picion points to as the lUahy parlies ineidonis in l.ondo'V il alii'oM liable. Iliat the its baltle. aci'oss srii in the co'-in- Iry v. Inch ha.- Lei n Hie locus of Us hitler ha! i eii so The I i.sls v. t H thai the British public is iired o1' i'ne v hole Irish mess but Hie IK believes th.d if i! hrnv.s 111" "Jroiibies" lo land it.-eil, v. ill re- vive la.-i. Keadii'.'j in Hie nev.s- or lookiru at TV reports oi the kilhn.-'s. the hoinbincs. tin: mob violence is on1: a sam- ple ol them mi your ov. n doorstep is quite e.nut'iH r lo uM'.d do'. :i terrorism In Hilorriili.: lili' tr'rrnrl.-t- made Hie situation in Ireland worse ihan it ever was In Hie first place, it has been impo.-siblc to find them all. In the second, internment, has made terrorists out of men and women who were moderates before. Now Catholics in the Irish Republic are so aroused the r.ntish that they an1 oxteiuliii.. more support than ever iiriore lo Hieir in I lie The Kepnlilic's prime minister. Mr. .lack Lynch is under heavy fire from llii: opposition be- cause of his moderate and his attempls to keen ll-.invs al the discussion level lie lias his critics in his n parly loo. h i.- impossible to a satislae- lory an.-uer. hecaine now n seems that [here isn't one: nor is there A charisMiatic Irish leader with the ap- ]jeal which miijit calm lo both sides, until a start can be made in about political reform that bnni; i rd.er eventually. Noiv tha; the is suspected of il.- violence to Knslaml, .'h jieiiple v.'ill less and less stomach for a war of attrition that could on for years. Some members ol the Labor party in Kn.u- iarul are already about pnll- ur; out and letlini; the Irish fiidit their own war Hut these Laborites. playing on the weariness of their are in dislion- esl politics No British government could, in all decency, abandon sev- eral million of its own people to the nol-so-tender mercies of an Ireland united by force. 1 ne London Kciinmnist calls for concentration in breaking up the mobs anil more determined efforts to lake apart the cell structure of the L.uf il doesn't say how this is to be done. The loivj range fu- ture is bleak and so is, tomorrow in an Ireland bent on destroying itself because n cannot forget, or forgive, or put its tiusl in anyone. ANDY RUSSELL Mountain storm Liniberlinc climbing down a mere occasional zephyr. Clouds hung heavy down valley and Uie bottom of ihi> was lit in a dirty, bilious green by the after-glow. We had not ridden half a mile before il began to get prematurely dark and suddenly a great rope of lightning stood up on ilio .shoulder of peak above us, prelude to a tremendous crashing roll of thunder. Then the rain came: not just a gentle .splatter heralding a Mitf .shov.cr. but a deluge the air so thick with v.ater, were bard pressed to di-n our ;-Uckers before getting soaking v.ct it ;i.c though a great knife ba'i :-h! open Un- hanging belly of tlie cloud overhead, re- leasing its eontenl.s in a sluicing torrent; wild and almoM MI! focal ing in ils ru.-li. The darkness dropped willi 11 like a black shroud so dense we could not MM- Kibber. Hoth wore wise and reliable horses, but now their 1rail sen.-e '.'.as being taxed to the ab- .Mi'ute I (lid not try to rein my iKrsc, but let him go. trusting him to lake us to camp. We sol hunched up and miserable v. ith our hat brims pulled 10 shield our eyes from overhanging cr.during the pounding rain and 1h" noise of the storm. Once Chief came lo a suii'ien stop and 1 knew IK; had lost the trail. Dismounting, E felt for it with my bands and found it a few feet up the slope. Stepping oack info the saddle, I him gently back onto it and once more gave him his head. A step or two behind, Kiblier kept his nose close to his partner's tail All die while, me lightning pla.u'd is hard ulvte fingers iu a .sort of wild dance macabre along the rim of a cliff a thousand feet above us. The detonations of thunder were like a giant artillcn' ban-age, earlh shaking and deafening, echoing and re-echoing off the mountains in one long drnn: roil of sound bi-yond description. We bad been lired. hut now v.c were utterly exhausted. It took us three hours without let-up to go as many miles, travelling through a nightmare of sound and wet, laced willi periods of intei mittenf, intense JiL'hl and dark Then the storm and we arrived al camp with the lantern-lit lent beckon- in-: Ihreuqh the limber like hc-aven. The. slars re out "''hen unsaddled, .Mid .Inn came 10 l.'ild out his hand in eon- eralulaiioo the fini.-l piece of guiding be bad ever seen Pnmjtlun ealled people probably Liens wail- have to. 'ay tii.'.t Ihe uurr u a majoi dis- mg for thv visitation of the appointmi'i.t, In Ilio first place T don't like I' n m p k i ii on Hallo'.'.cen !hc local 101. on the front lawn. Secondly, grand delusion. I'.ul 'in- deal I'linipkiii dm up v.ilh the picket Hill brought at Iea.it um- In l.ctlibndge tins prc-.enlro lo me earlier in Iho year. He left a fence al our place. And finally, it looks loo much like some- fX-mplaicim1. c- r.nl t.g i if I cv'cr (ncccd liilo niekft bul alter all Ihis Inur of 1 ight on U.S. India troubles Tk'iv is .suiiu'tliiiig sad and incx- plieiililc ahuuL Hie rohitiuiH Ir.'tucc'ii the I'nit- cil Sink's ii'xl The uorld'.s nio-l jnut'riul ck-mocTjicy Ihc unrid's most populous dcniiici'at'y scs'til CMislarlly to riililiins! olhn''s iH'rvrs cvi'll on Kmrjs uht'fc tlu1 I'.S. India Imr Milk' Irmililu rcach- inii an iitTommodalioii with other countries. In liltai the Indian prime minister, Mrs. Mini liamlhi, told L. K. Jha Iliat she v. as naming bin: ambassador to ffashingloi! wiili one idea in mind: k' iiuisl make relations will! the U.S. ;n PI.VK! as India's rc'alians will] Hie Soviet Union. .Ilia has been here a year and a half, hi'lplessly watching Ir.do American relations dete- riorate lo what may he the low- c4 paint over. Meanwhile, the Soviets have unit even more prestige and influence willi India's government and her million people. Now the U.S. is on a kick ol wooing Communist China with neither Hie U.S. government nor the public appearing lo give two hoots about what happens lo Hie world's seeimcl rno-.l pup- ulons ecunlry, India. .Mrs. Claraihi eonus lo inglcn on an official visit tins week and there is a grave question as lo wlrelher she ami Presided Nixon together can halt the drift of the two enun- tries toward lasting political iiostility. The threat, of warfare he- twecn India and Pakistan will surely he uppermost in Mrs. Gandhi's mind. For two dec- ries, eonflicl. will) Pakistan hiis been al the heart of India's (roubles v.ith (he tlnilcd Siales. The U.S. has sleadfastly refus- ed to accept (he r.Jtion that friendship with India meant (hut India's enemies automatic- ally Iwccinu Uncle Sam's foes. Hut there arc dimensions of India's current troubles with Pakistan that deserve the un- derstanding, interest and ac- "Something in the paper, Letters to the editor nagemeut arts an integral ingredient today The public nature of the row between the university and the college is likely t" obscure more than il clarifies. I wish therefore lo ex- plicit and public the ideas I have personally had abnut the nature of management arts as a professional edlK'ation. What may eventually come about as official university or college programs is another matter. At this point I express only my own ideas The scale of human organi- v.ation is constantly increasing. The population of cities, of na- tions and of the world is enough to show tills increase in scale. When new organizational torms such as common market s. United Nations, international corporations, international wel- fare services, an international lied Cross etc., are added to population increases there is no denying the increase in com- plexity of scale. Concurrently, the techniques available to management aro increasingly sophisticated, and effective if properly used. The variety and quantity of today's statistics are enough to show this. The computer is the ex- pression of the enhanced use of mathematics in today's deci- sion-making. Similarly, the increasing use ol science and technology to 'solve' human problems, rather than people becoming obliged to solve human problems through personal behavior, is posing threats to Iwth man and his world never experienced be- fore in human history. This increase in organi7a- tional scale and this increase in the efficacy of modern arti- facts present both opportunities and disasters. Management is the point at which most critical decisions that lead variously to opportunities and disasters are, made. It is thus imperative that managers of the future are familiar with these immensely broad but damnably threaten- ing issues. Beware of n'olces in sheep's clothing Finally my letter. liats Off to Men of Valor, has achieved one goal for v. Inch most of my ters to the Kditor are written. Democracy can only flourish when we make use of our right of free speech, our right of free expression of thought, our right ol assembly, of religion and also our right to express opin- ions that, differ from those of cur friends and those of the people in high office such as government leaders and offi- cials without ridicule! Do tlif! peoples of the Sonet Tnion, China, dictatorship gov- ernments of South America, Cuba. The Congo or Pakistan enjoy these rights? If the an- swer is which undoubted- ly it must be since it can be proven that freedom has been obliterated in these countries, tlyjn "Who are who de- fend the leaders of these cmm- Irie-s when their leaders visit Some questions raised f am writing in regard to Mr. K. S. Vaselenak's letter to which he praised the ageous" attack on Mr. Ko- sygin. U't me .say lust of all that. Mr. Vaselcnak is fully entitled lo hold whatever opinions lie wishes. Hut in airing them pub- licly he raised some rjuestion.s in my mind namely: 'a i Tf Mr. Kosygin deserves ibis treatment because of Hun- gary and Czechoslovakia bow would be advocate that our young brave men should be- have toward Mr Xixon. be- cause of Cuba. Vietnam and Laos among others; and what ii the I e a d e rs of QIC various factions in Northern Ireland visited Canada whose coat should be torn? (h) Mr. Vaselcnak recently condemned Mr. Jim Maybic inr shouing a very bad exam- ple to our young with regard to his experiment in his cov- erage of shoplifting activities. Is it more shameful lo expose the of shoplifting Ihan to encourage civil disobedience and discourtesy toward our vis- itors? B. HFXMtT HOFFMAN IxMhbridge Plebescite issue dead former members, namely. Vera Ferguson and Chick Chichrster respectively. In Ihe last tour elected three were former memljcrs and l.he other a new member. I believe this ha.s given Ilio mayor and council the answer to ihat, and firmly be- lieve lhat had a plebiscite Iveen hold lhat it. would have been de- lealed and so many people Do defend these murder- ers and suppressors of freedom in order to facilitate trade for profits? Do our Canadian peo- ple want this trade just for the sake of making profits and jobs? Would any one of you who defend Kosygin have any desire to carry out the wishes of a suppressor of freedom- Hungary ICfiH? Why glorify this mon- strosity of a man? Why placate him in order that he n'.ay sign pollution treaties, trade treaties? We know from expe- rience anything signed hy agreement or contract by dic- tators of any ilk is not worth the paper it is written on. During the Second World War many of the young men I r- 1 tried to educate mow I know I did a good job as some have come forth and express- ed ideas contrary to mine which 1 prai.se since this is the ultimate goal of education have people think for themselves) sailed Ihe North Atlantic to Murmansk carrying cargoes of dangerous war ma- terials Their lives were on the line for whal? To abet and aid suppression of free- dom? The U.S.S.li. never acknowledged lhat Canada and the U..S. shipped tens of thou- sands of tons of .strategic ma- terials lo il in the struggle agains) hey kept this news from their people. Why'.' They didn't give credit v.hero credit, due! l.s Ihis the kird of freedom you in Ihe future? Beware of these Wolves in Sheep's Clothing! Don'l be fool- ed by their attractive overtures 01 you may become one of tin: many, many victims of decep- tion who now have no freedom even freedom lo Ihink as they would like to Ihink! It is no longer socially ade- quate lhat professional man- agers be competent engineers, technocrats, accountants or economists. The technical de- tails of any operation arc best taught or.-l he-job, or by techni- cal, apprentice-typo courses. The issues of modern manage- ment have transcended this level of things long ago. Management arts, as T sec il, is therefore concerned with ma- jor social issues implicit in management's new and mod- ern role. There must he no confusion about this. A broad liberal arts educa- tion, that moves the student around in Hie world of critical human and cultural issues, is the best preparation for that role thai this culture lias yet to offer. If anyone can suggest a better one. then let us hear of it, and soon! Management ails is a con- cept much broader in scope, and much more penetrating in ils analytical requirements, than mere business manage- ment or public administration. H provides for the study of management in its; modern role as outlined above. H must prepare a person to cope with managing in general, leaving that person to .spe- cial ixe in business, in public affairs, in local and community government or in welfare and recreational activities if he so chooses. He may also spccial- in management as an art in its own right. It must be pertinent to all of modern man's uiganizational forms that use large-scale tech- niques and modern artifacts for their performance. DAVID G. Lethbridge. lion of Ihe While House and lira lest of (lie world. Unless Mrs. Gandhi can inspire such uralcr- standing and action, a now Iragic wave of warfare on the [r.dian subcontinent seems in- cvilablc. West Pakistani refugees flee- ing the grim oppressions of the Pakistan army have put. tern- Mo s'rains financial, political social, on India. The lianpla nosh conflict has put India' in a position where war certain unless the U.S. and oilier countries pressure Pakistan's President Y ally a Khan to agree to a settlement. So far Mr. Nixon has not seen lit to pressure Pakistan, and Iherc is doubt lhat Mrs. Gandhi will he able to prod Nixon into this kind of action. In the fiscal year ending last March, India spent million caring for what now are 9.5 million West Pakistani refu- gees. The cost in Ihc current year will be more than billion. This is more than all the foreign aid going to India loi refugees, economic devel- opment and other causes. One result is that India already has curtailed programs designed to uplift her vas' backward areas. No less ominous is the rise in ccmmir.al tensions. More than i: million of the 9.5 million Ben- galis who have fled Moslem Pakistan arc Hindus. Indian extremists are now insisting that India force 8 million of her (id million Moslcn residents into Pakistan and thus create an economic crisis which some economists say would swamp Pakistan ar.d create chaos. In- dian leaders swear they would never resort to this kind of tactic. Ho the refugees continue to flood into India, many of them eating better than the ordinary CslraUa rc-oidciu. In fact, tho government is also hcing at- tacked because the refugees will work for one rupee (13 cents) a day, undermining the normal laborer's wage of 3 rupees. Officials here assume mat Mrs. Gandhi is too proud lo ask President Kixon for more eco- nomic help; she will hope that the need is already obvious, fit t she surely will try to con- vince Mr. Vixon that world peace requires that IK pressure tbc Pakistanis to resolve the Ijangla Dcsh affair promptly. However, the U.S.'s chronic troubles with India seem to grow (iccpor than such matters U.S. military aid to Pakis- tan. American 'leaders, wheth- er Democratic cr Republican, .seem to become severely in'i- lalcd by what they consider a "more nviral than tliou" In- dian posture. Indians point out t! it for years they were the targets of American anger because they advocated good relations with Communist China and the s'ovict Union a stance the U.S. now has adopted. They say they were ridiculed by Americans year after year for pressing lo get Peking into the UN a position the U.S. now takes. They say they bugged Americans by arguing that U.S. warfare ii Vietnam was a mistake a point on which r.icst Americans now agree. Indians profess an inability to understand why they arouse ire among Americans just hy bcir.g right. "Being r'ghl, is bad enough, but being superciliously right is irritating as explains one American official. It is on such attitudes that great matters of state, of war and peace, often turn. We all ought to hope that these kinds cf emotional hangups and petty sensitivities will not get in the way when Mrs. Gandhi and Mr. Nixon attempt, to put the two countries on a friendship course that they should have been on al! aiong. (I'ield iCuterpri.ses Inc.) Looking backward Through The IlcniM 1921 Ministerial As- sociation today secured the backing of the Board of Trade in a fight to have small stores close on Sunday, in this city. One reason being to p r e v e n t children from spending money lhat had been inlendrd for church purposes, on candy in- stead. The city manager stales lhat Hie electrical de- partment is ready lo co-operate lo the full to make this elec- trical Christmas in Iiolhbridge, to celebrate the inslallalion of the new power machinery. of Lclhbridge to- day has ordered three new bus- es to replace the street cars on north side. Free Cooking School will open at next Monday aflernoon al. the Legion Memo- rial Hall for the ladies of bridge, sponsored by Jenkins' (irocclcria Ltd. MHil Transportation will now be provided fin- trainees wilhaul, cars Monday when thr first course of the new national survival (raining program go's under way in MoM of these- letters favc their stand and a few opposed it the resulK of that election. In the lop four Alderman elected, the first and third uent lo new inenihci s mi the council and Ihe .scrum! loui'lll lo and expressed themselves lo that rffecl. Why should wo. Ihe taxpayers lie railed upon to waste anolh- ef on n plebiscite, when people who want this sluff can get il free? OLDSTKK. express freely our differences of o p i n i o n on any .subject: worthy of free and untramplrd discussion. Do not ever ridicule thoughts or writings of oth- ers. Kvcryonc has a right lo liis opinion. Iv S VASKI.F.XAK. l.elhbridge. The lethbridge Herald 7th St. S., Lethbridge, Alberta LETHRKIDGE HERALD CO, LTD., Proprietors and Published by Hon. W. A. BUCHANAN Second Clnrs Mnll RrriKfrnl Membnr of Tlio Cotwllan Prrss me Publishers' Association nnd thi> Audit on Nn. 001? D.nly Nfv.spflt BurIMU ol Circulations CLEO W. MOWERS, Edllor find Publisher THOMAS H. ADAMS, General Mti no tier JOE DAI.I.A WILLIAM HAY Mnriiirjlnt) GrJtror Edilor ROY T. MILHS DOUGLAS K WAI KER Mnn.iruT Paris Editor "IHE HtRAtD SL-RVES THE SOUTH" ;